Sentence Examples

  • At Paris is the central consistory, controlled by the government and presided over by the supreme grand rabbi.
  • Archdeacons in course of time created officials who presided in court in their stead.
  • Each community is presided over by an "angel," or prophet, and a prophetess, whose word is law.
  • Cranmer had been tried by a papal commission, over which Bishop Brooks of Gloucester presided, in September 1555.
  • In spite of this, however, and of the skill with which he presided over the debates, the conference came to nothing owing to the refusal of the king of Prussia to attend.