Sentence Examples


  • Fred was referring to a coffee klatch of elderly town patriarchs whose words and advice on just about anything was often quoted in the local paper.
  • The two are reconciled when the God of the patriarchs reveals His name for the first time unto Moses (Exod.
  • In consequence of the occupants of the thrones of Constantinople and Alexandria falling successively into opposite heresies, the question arose how " patriarchs " were to be judged.
  • " Century IX.") Since these transactions patriarchs have been deposed by the Byzantine emperors; and the Turkish sultans since the 15th century have assumed to exercise the same prerogative.
  • The bishops had consistorial courts; the patriarchs, chanceries and consistories (ib.).

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