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.
  • Nearly a quarter of a century later Prester John appears upon the scene, in the character of a Christian conqueror and potentate who combined the characters of priest and king, and ruled over vast dominions in the Far East.

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