Sentence Examples

  • A simple and independent mind does not toil at the bidding of any prince.
  • He gave and lent enormous sums to successive popes, and at the bidding of Clement XI.
  • After saying how Map translated the romance from the Latin at the bidding of King Henry, the usual statement, the scribe adds "qui riche loier l'en donor."
  • After bidding their family farewell they were carried to the sepulchral cave, nothing but a bowl of milk being left them.
  • The singing of this is followed by bidding prayers for the peace and unity of the church, for the pope, the clergy, all ranks and conditions of men, the sovereign, for catechumens, the sick and afflicted, heretics and schismatics, Jews and heathen.