Sentence Examples


  • This sentiment of justice is at first confused, uncertain and almost instinctive - is, as it were, a divine and religious inspiration instilled by Heaven into the primitive tribes of the earth.
  • For nations, or rather tribes, were then distinguished by personal names only.
  • There is no evidence to show that the Hernici ever spoke a really different dialect from the Latins; but one or two glosses indicate that they had certain peculiarities of vocabulary, such as might be expected among folk who clung to their local customs. Their name, however, with its Co-termination, classes them along with the Co-tribes, like the Volsci, who would seem to have been earlier inhabitants of the west coast of Italy, rather than with the tribes whose names were formed with the No-suffix.
  • They were not assailed by a great religious movement, but destroyed piecemeal by the revolt of tribes and districts.
  • As the name of one of the 113 tribes conquered by him.

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