Sentence Examples


  • The company retained its grant of the colony until 1731, when it reverted to the crown.
  • In 1814, however, Boni fell into the hands of the British, who retained it for two years; but by the European treaties concluded on the downfall of Napoleon it reverted to its original colonizers.
  • All other daughters had only a life interest in their dowry, which reverted to their family, if childless, or went to their children if they had any.
  • As he reverted to Realism, his influence, first at Rheims and then in Paris, was doubtless instrumental in bringing about the general acceptance of that doctrine till the advent of Roscellinus as a powerful disturbing influence.
  • After the death of her brother William Parr, marquess of Northampton, his share of the barony called Marquis Fee reverted to Queen Elizabeth.