Sentence Examples


  • Valdemar was now, after the king of England, the most powerful potentate in the north of Europe.
  • The last of the native princes who had real authority was a potentate known as Dom Pedro V.
  • Each petty potentate strove for his own private advantage in the confusion; and at this epoch the chief gains accrued to the papacy.
  • The flight of the tsarevich to a foreign potentate was a reproach and a scandal.
  • Leaving Paris for the time to its own resources, he struck eastwards in the hope of terrifying that potentate and of detaching him from the coalition.
 

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