Sentence Examples


  • There were resignations and rumours of resignations.
  • As the queen's reign drew to its close, rumours were rife on the great subject of the succession to the throne.
  • It is known that soon after the death of Nero rumours were current that he was not dead.
  • But Tacitus, though he mentions the rumours, declares that its origin was uncertain, and in spite of such works as Profumo's Le fonti ed i tempi dello incendio Neroniano (1905), there is no proof of his guilt.
  • Rumours of silver ore having been found induced the Russian government to send out expeditions during the second half of the 18th century.