Sentence Examples

  • The Senate is composed (1910) of thirty members, chosen from fifteen districts for a term of four years, but one half the membership retires biennially.
  • The county court, consisting of three commissioners elected for six years but with terms so arranged that one retires every two years, is the police and fiscal authority.
  • They are elected by the scrutin de lisle for a period of nine years, and one-third of the body retires every three years.
  • At his consecration the bishop-elect is, according to the rubric, presented to the consecrating bishops vested in a rochet only; after the "laying on of hands" he retires and puts on "the rest of the episcopal habit," i.e.
  • After May it retires from the low-lying regions and gradually ascends to higher altitudes as midsummer approaches.

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