Sentence Examples

  • These castes, as well as the mandarins, who form a class by themselves, are exempt from tax or forced service.
  • The mandarins are nominated by the king and their children have a position at court, and are generally chosen to fill the vacant posts in the administration.
  • Under the native regime the common people attached themselves to one or other of the mandarins, who in return granted them the protection of his influence.
  • His successor is either nominated by himself, in which case he sometimes abdicates in his favour, or else elected by the five chief mandarins from among the Brah Vansa.
  • The king is advised by a council of five ministers, the superior members of the class of mandarins; and the kingdom is divided into about fifty provinces administered by members of that body.