Sentence Examples


  • In 1836 he was elected a member of the Academie des sciences politiques et morales, was raised to the peerage in 1839 and in 1843 became doyen of the faculty of law.
  • A peerage was openly talked of as his due, while his own ambition pointed to some responsible office at home.
  • Her children he adopted as his own; and it was chiefly for her sake that he desired the peerage which was twice held out to him.
  • He was raised to the peerage in 1895, and died in London Jan.
  • About the end of the year 1579 his wife died, leaving him one son, Archibald (who in 1627 was raised to the peerage by the title of Lord Napier), and one daughter, Jane.

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