Sentence Examples

  • There was no strange car, so he assumed the patron had already left.
  • As deputy he had no vote, and he naturally took little share in the debates, but it was part of his duty to send written reports of the proceedings to his patron, since the government, with a well-grounded fear of all that might stir popular feeling, refused to allow any published reports.
  • As patron of the Arts and Crafts Museum (1862-98), and as curator of the Academy of Sciences, he won a high reputation.
  • He declared the whole legend was fictitious.
  • He was a learned man and a patron of scholars, and during his reign the Northumbrian kingdom partially recovered its prosperity.

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