Sentence Examples

  • He loved the simple dress and manners of the Franks, and on two occasions only did he assume the more stately attire of a Roman noble.
  • All the species are arborescent or shrubby, varying in size from the most stately of forest trees to the dwarfish bush.
  • Within four years there rose upon its site a pile of stately buildings under the title of St Benedict's Abbey and school, a monastic and collegiate institution intended for the higher education of the sons of the Roman Catholic nobility and gentry.
  • His buildings are stately and graceful in proportion, but show a tendency towards dull scholastic classicism.
  • Two stately convents of the 14th century stand at the ends of the city; for the Franciscans were set to guard the western gate, or Porta Pile, against the hostile Sla y s, while the Dominicans kept the eastern gate, or Porta Ploce.

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