Sentence Examples

  • A large proportion of the total acreage (288) of the Gardens is monopolized by the arboretum.
  • From 1880 onwards Ireland almost monopolized the field of domestic politics.
  • Its immediate consequence was to throw open every state appointment to the middle classes; and the middle classes of that period, with very few exceptions, monopolized the intellect and the energy of the nation.
  • Abroad its navigators monopolized the commerce of the world, and explored unknown seas; at home the Dutch school of painting reached its acme in Rembrandt (1607-1669); and the philological reputation of the country was sustained by Grotius, Vossius and the elder Heinsius.
  • A great quantity of tobacco is also grown; it is wholly monopolized by the crown.