Sentence Examples


  • The Tracheophonae among the Passeriformes, the possessors of this specialized although low type of syrinx, form a tolerably well-marked group, entirely neotropical.
  • As to Malta, the United Kingdom was to restore it to the order of St John (its possessors previous to 1798) when the Great Powers had guaranteed its independence.
  • The Cretans have stayed their previous decadence, and are once more possessors of a progressive civilization.
  • These fortresses, garrisoned not by the king, as in Norman England, but by their possessors, would only strengthen the power of the feudatories, and help to dissipate the kingdom into a number of local units.
  • Lysander restored the island to its Dorian possessors, but it never recovered its former prosperity.

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