Sentence Examples


  • Her accomplishments attracted Theodosius' sister Pulcheria, who took her into her retinue and destined her to be the emperor's wife.
  • In magnificence of equipage and retinue the abbots vied with the first nobles of the realm.
  • Towards the end of 66 he arrived in Greece with a retinue of soldiers, courtiers, musicians and dancers.
  • The Sicilians honoured his august aspect as he moved amongst them with purple robes and golden girdle, with long hair bound by a Delphic garland, and brazen sandals on his feet, and with a retinue of slaves behind him.
  • His opponents endeavoured to waylay him, but he came to London with an armed retinue and forced himself into the king's presence.