Sentence Examples

  • It became proverbial " that nothing could be done in the world without the help of God and of the king of Bohemia."
  • The sagacity, activity and commercial enterprise of the Parsees are proverbial in the East, and their credit as merchants is almost unlimited.
  • Though in public prayers and on the coins the name of the caliph remained as that of the supreme authority, he had in reality no authority out of the palace, so that the saying became proverbial, "he contents himself with sermon and coin."

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