Sentence Examples

  • The use of writing for the purpose of the token between " guest-friends " (tessera hospitalis) is certainly very ancient.
  • It was of the nature of a contract, entered into by mutual promise, the clasping of hands, and exchange of an agreement in writing (tabula hospitalis) or of a token (tessera or symbolum), and was rendered hereditary by the division of the tessera.
  • Tessera, &c.