Sentence Examples

  • He is a beneficent and venerable old man of the sea, full of wisdom and skilled in prophecy, but, like Proteus, he will only reveal what he knows under compulsion.
  • In their totality they form the venerable compagnie.
  • Many of the ancient oaks that remain in England may date from Saxon times, and some perhaps from an earlier period; the growth of trees after the trunk has become hollow is extremely slow, and the age of such venerable giants only matter of vague surmise.
  • In the Roman Church the granting of the title "venerable" is the first step in the long process of the canonization of saints (see Canonization) .

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