Sentence Examples


  • A rector is incumbent of a benefice never held under a monastery, and he receives all the tithes; a vicar (i.e.
  • But royaute oblige! * and he felt it incumbent on him, as a king and an ally, to confer on state affairs with Alexander's envoy.
  • His ordinary life was that of an officer of the Guards, modified by the ceremonial duties incumbent on him as heir to the throne.
  • At the age of twenty-four he entered the priesthood, becoming one of two curates under the incumbent of Pingjum, a village near his birthplace.
  • Both his talents and his temper made him utterly indisposed to maintain the attitude supposed to be incumbent on a republican president; and his tongue was never a carefully governed one.