Sentence Examples


  • The development of Japanese painting may be divided into the following six periods, each signalized by a wave of progress.
  • The year which marked the close of the Lateran council was also signalized by Leo's unholy war against the duke of Urbino.
  • He signalized his accession by putting to death his brothers and nephews; and gave early proof of resolution by boldly cutting down before their troops two officers who showed signs of insubordination.
  • The second brief visit, in 1647, partly on literary, partly on family business, was signalized by the award of a pension of 3000 francs, obtained from the royal bounty by Cardinal Mazarin.
  • He now signalized himself by his dissolute life and the ingenuity with which he contrived to perpetrate forgeries and other crimes without exposing himself to the risk of detection.