Sentence Examples


  • The particular quatrain predicts the coming of a Great King of Terror and ends in Mars joyfully ruling all.
  • Unfortunately, the original quatrain stated nothing of the sort.
  • Nostradamus died in 1566 and never wrote the quatrain above.
  • Lutatius Catulus composed a quatrain in his honour, and the dictator Sulla presented him with a gold ring, the badge of the equestrian order, a remarkable distinction for an actor in Rome, where the profession was held in contempt.
  • Othon (1664), Agesilas (1666), Attila (1667), and Tite et Berenice (1670),(1670), were generally considered as proofs of failing powers, - the cruel quatrain of Boileau "Apres l'Age'silas Helas!