Sentence Examples


  • "Look," he continued, "Arthur Atherton represents a petty crook the FBI is interested in.
  • In a contemporary letter Francis thus expresses the same petty feeling: "Surely Mr H.
  • The advocati were often great barons who added their function of protector of an abbey to their own temporal sovereignty; whereas the vidames were usually petty nobles, who exercised their office in strict subordination to the bishop. Their chief functions were: to protect the temporalities of the see, to represent the bishop at the count's court of justice, to exercise the bishop's temporal jurisdiction in his name (placitum or curia vice-domini) and to lead the episcopal levies to war.
  • He was the last native monarch who held paramount power in the north prior to the Mahommedan conquest; and was succeeded by an era of petty states.
  • Behind the College is the Royal Hospital School, where woo boys, sons of petty officers and seamen, are boarded.

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