Sentence Examples

  • Under his sister's care the young emperor was trained in divers accomplishments which won him the name of Calligraphes ("the Penman"), but grew up into a weak though amiable character.
  • Being a good penman and accountant, he became secretary to Sir John Harrington, paymaster of the English forces in France.
  • The split reed of the Greek penman was occasionally adopted by the late demotic scribes.
  • His entire schooling, in five different schools, amounted to less than a twelvemonth; but he became a good speller and an excellent penman.

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