Sentence Examples


  • Gladys waddled downstairs, strung in more beads than the draped back room doorway of a Turkish dope den.
  • On the 10th of December the sultan opened the Turkish parliament with a speech from the throne in which he said that the first parliament had been "temporarily dissolved until the education of the people had been brought to a sufficiently high level by the extension of instruction throughout the empire."
  • The public buildings of chief interest are the kasbah, the government offices (formerly the British consulate), the palaces of the governor-general and the archbishop - all these are fine Moorish houses; the "Grand" and the "New" Mosques, the Roman Catholic cathedral of St Philippe, the church of the Holy Trinity (Church of England), and the Bibliotheque Nationale d'Alger - a Turkish palace built in 1799-1800.
  • A solitary fugitive, he crossed the Turkish frontier.
  • He maintained close relations with Poland because of the Turkish advance and the Polish contest with the Teutonic Knights.