Sentence Examples

  • In 1547 he became provost of Eton and dean of Carlisle.
  • After studying in various monasteries he became provost of St Benedict at Capua, and in 1055 obtained permission from Victor II.
  • The town is governed by a council, with provost and bailies, and owns the gas and water supplies and the electric lighting.
  • From the violence of a multitude in which women of the worst class were more furious than the men she was sheltered in the house of the provost, where she repeatedly showed herself at the window, appealing aloud with dishevelled hair and dress to the mercy which no man could look upon her and refuse.
  • Perth is under the jurisdiction of a town council, with a lord provost and bailies, and returns one member to parliament.

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