Sentence Examples


  • The original substance of the world is the materia primo-prima, which is the immediate creation of the Deity.
  • At the south extremity of the hill, on the site of the bastian of south Caterina, a large terrace, the Passeggiata Umberto Primo, [has been constructed: it is much in use on summer evenings, and has a splendid view.
  • The attempt to seize Montevarchi and other castles where the Guelph exiles were congregated failed, and in 1250 the burghers elected thirty-six caporali di popolo, who formed the basis of the primo popolo or body of citizens independent of the nobles, headed by the capitano del popolo.
  • Polavieja's demand for more troops having been refused, he resigned, and was succeeded in the spring of 1891 by General Fernando Primo de Rivera.
  • Before Primo de Rivera could make much headway against the insurgents affairs in Cuba became so serious that the Spanish government cabled him that pacification was most urgently desired.