Greece, ancient Greece, exercised a mysterious fascination over me.
He exercised enough and his weight was perfect.
The Church has always exercised a dominating influence in this region, and the city has many churches and religious establishments.
The archbishop was one of the "undertakers" who controlled the Irish House of Commons, and although he did not regain the almost dictatorial power he had exercised at an earlier period, which had suggested a comparison between him and Cardinal Wolsey, he continued to enjoy a prominent share in the administration of Ireland until his death, which occurred in London on the 19th of December 1764.
Two authors exercised a weighty influence on his mind - Francis Bacon and Grotius.