Sentence Examples

  • In the female line their pedigrees can be traced to other sources, but for all practical purposes it suffices to regard one or other of these three animals as the ultima Thule of racing pedigree.
  • Burton, Ultima Thule (Edinburgh, 1875); W.
  • In 1880 appeared Ultima Thule, meant to be his last work, and it was nearly so.
  • THULE, the Greek and Roman name for the most northerly known land in the north Atlantic. The first to use the name was the Greek navigator Pytheas (about 300 B.C. probably).
  • This account of his travels is lost save for fragments, and the few surviving fragments do not determine where his Thule was, but Miillenhoff is probably right in thinking it was the Shetlands.

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