Sentence Examples

  • This great navigator had already won renown in the service of Henry VII.
  • The ten mosques and madrasas of Yarkand, although poorer than those of Bokhara or Samarkand, enjoy wide renown in the Moslem world.
  • These were mainly the bands of Greek condottieri, and even for their home-born troops Greek officers of renown were often engaged.
  • He came to Rome in the reign of Hadrian, and soon gained such renown as an advocate and orator as to be reckoned inferior only to Cicero.
  • His renown was soon increased by his active interference on behalf of the Swiss of the Château-Vieux Regiment, condemned to the galleys for mutiny at Nancy.