Sentence Examples

  • Thus by 1700 nepotistic plunder had practically ceased, and with the exception of the magnificent peculations of Cardinal Coscia under Benedict (1724-1730), the central administration of finance has been usually considered honest.
  • The soldiery had never forgiven Massena his peculations after the capture of Rome.
  • Peculations and disorderly conduct in the senate were the offences charged against Shafirov, and with some justice.

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