Sentence Examples


  • The flight of the tsarevich to a foreign potentate was a reproach and a scandal.
  • Matthias consolidated his position by alliances with the dukes of Saxony and Bavaria, with the Swiss Confederation, and the archbishop of Salzburg, and was henceforth the greatest potentate in central Europe.
  • In the same city in which the administrative functions of the body politic are centralized there stifi exists the court of the spiritual potentate which in 1879 consisted of 1821 persons.
  • Each petty potentate strove for his own private advantage in the confusion; and at this epoch the chief gains accrued to the papacy.
  • The letter -- for it was a letter from a foreign potentate -- was received six days ago.

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