Sentence Examples

  • Two journeys to Rome on monastic business afforded him the opportunity of travelling over most of Italy; and after his final return he saw much of France, while acting as secretary to various provincials of his order there.
  • The Girondins addressed themselves to provincials who had lost the power of initiative.
  • The provincials could never get justice from a court composed of senators, and it was carried into effect by Pompey with Caesar's aid.
  • Having been refused a prize owing to the prejudice against African provincials, he left Rome in disgust, and after travelling for some time set up at Tarraco as a teacher of rhetoric. Here he was persuaded by an acquaintance to return to Rome, for it is generally agreed that he is the Florus who wrote the well-known lines quoted together with Hadrian's answer by Aelius Spartianus (Hadrian 16).
  • It represents the original rustic Latin of the Roman provincials in Moesia and Dacia, as modified by centuries of alien rule.

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