This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

letter

letter

letter Sentence Examples

  • It was a letter from the page's mother:--

    281
    61
  • Do you know what the letter said?

    115
    51
  • I had letter from Robert.

    62
    44
  • In her room that night, she wrote a letter to Connie explaining what she had observed.

    41
    22
  • She agreed it was Julie's place to tell Howie about the letter she sent and how it impacted the rest of us.

    26
    20
  • He carefully folded the letter and placed it back in the envelope.

    22
    16
  • Miss Sullivan writes in a letter of 1891:

    20
    20
  • I will write little blind girls a letter to thank them.

    15
    5
  • No doubt, it was a letter stating that there were no openings.

    15
    15
  • A month ago, before the letter announcing his visit, she would have said otherwise.

    10
    5
  • I had a lovely letter from the poet Whittier.

    9
    2
  • I shall be happy to have a letter from you when you like to write to me.

    9
    5
  • In the same letter she writes:

    8
    5
  • In great state the tribune moved through the streets of Rome, being received at St Peter's with the hymn Veni Creator Spiritus, while in a letter the poet Petrarch urged him to continue his great and noble work, and congratulated him on his past achievements, calling him the new Camillus, Brutus and Romulus.

    8
    6
  • In great state the tribune moved through the streets of Rome, being received at St Peter's with the hymn Veni Creator Spiritus, while in a letter the poet Petrarch urged him to continue his great and noble work, and congratulated him on his past achievements, calling him the new Camillus, Brutus and Romulus.

    8
    6
  • Announcing that she was mailing a letter didn't seem wise, so she walked down to the mailbox.

    8
    7
  • Your letter is charming, and I am greatly pleased with it.

    7
    1
  • She placed the letter inside and lifted the flag.

    7
    7
  • The second earliest dated letter expressed sorrow that the wedding could not take place in Boston and a gift was being shipped separately.

    7
    9
  • Inside the card was a letter from Connie.

    6
    6
  • Of this report Miss Sullivan wrote in a letter dated October 30, 1887:

    5
    2
  • This letter is indorsed in Whittier's hand, "Helen A. Keller--deaf dumb and blind--aged nine years."

    5
    3
  • Now I must tell my gentle poet good-bye, for I have a letter to write home before I go to bed.

    5
    3
  • This letter is published in the Perkins Institution Report (1891), p. 204.

    5
    3
  • Sealing the letter, she took a stamp from her purse and placed it on the envelope.

    5
    7
  • I am surprised at the mastery of language which your letter shows.

    4
    1
  • This letter was written to some gentlemen in Gardiner, Maine, who named a lumber vessel after her.

    4
    1
  • Ah, you are sending off a letter, Princess?

    4
    4
  • She closes this letter with, "I must go to bed, for Morpheus has touched my eyelids with his golden wand."

    4
    5
  • My Dear Mr. Wade:--I have just received a letter from my mother, telling me that the beautiful mastiff puppy you sent me had arrived in Tuscumbia safely.

    3
    1
  • Why, you yourself seem to think that I taught you American braille, when you do not know a single letter in the system!

    3
    1
  • The handwriting on the letter was neat and feminine.

    3
    2
  • If you were a scientist in Jenner's time, your only form of communication was letter writing.

    3
    2
  • "Uncle Morrie" of the next letter is Mr. Morrison Heady, of Normandy, Kentucky, who lost his sight and hearing when he was a boy.

    3
    2
  • In a letter to a friend at the Perkins Institution, dated May 17, 1889, she gives a reproduction from one of Hans Christian Andersen's stories, which I had read to her not long before.

    3
    2
  • As he plucked the letter out, a picture fell on the table, face down.

    3
    3
  • My Dear Mr. Anagnos:--You cannot imagine how delighted I was to receive a letter from you last evening.

    3
    3
  • He was named as one of the counsellors to assist the queen, but, fearing to incur the king's displeasure and using his favourite phrase ira principis mors est, he gave her very little help; and he signed the letter to Clement VII.

    3
    4
  • His uncle had written her a letter saying:

    3
    4
  • I enjoyed your dear letter so much!

    2
    0
  • In a letter dated April 10, 1887, only five weeks after she went to Helen Keller, she wrote to a friend:

    2
    0
  • In a letter written soon afterward she says:

    2
    0
  • Helen wrote a little letter, and, enclosing the manuscript, forwarded both by mail to Mr. Anagnos for his birthday.

    2
    0
  • It is Sunday morning, and while I sit here in the library writing this letter you are teaching hundreds of people some of the grand and beautiful things about their heavenly Father.

    2
    1
  • I send you with this letter a pretty book which my teacher thinks will interest you, and my picture.

    2
    1
  • She put the letter back in the envelope.

    2
    2
  • Did the letter mention Howie's name?

    2
    2
  • I was positive all she did was substitute a different one for each letter in the alphabet.

    2
    2
  • They searched the entire house, all the obvious places like the trash cans and counter tops, but found neither the letter nor the envelope.

    2
    2
  • A letter written to her mother in the course of the following week gave an account of her impression in her own words:

    2
    2
  • About the same time, in a letter to a friend, in which she makes mention of her Southern home, she gives so close a reproduction from a poem by one of her favourite authors that I will give extracts from Helen's letter and from the poem itself:

    2
    2
  • This Bryce guy was probably the one who got a hold of the contest letter from Julie and broke into her apartment.

    2
    3
  • Best I can determine, she married the reverend in the spring of '99. The letter before that time talks about the wedding.

    2
    3
  • On top of everything else I received a letter from the SEC today.

    2
    4
  • He reluctantly pawed through the clutter on her bureau and the personal items in her bureau draw­ers, urged by Randy, who hoped the letter might have been left behind.

    2
    4
  • I know not the first letter of the alphabet.

    2
    4
  • Since the publication of "The Story of My Life" in the Ladies' Home Journal, Mr. Anagnos has made a statement, in a letter to Mr. Macy, that at the time of the "Frost King" matter, he believed I was innocent.

    1
    0
  • This letter is to the editor of the Boston Herald, enclosing a complete list of the subscribers.

    1
    0
  • My dear Mr. Munsell, Surely I need not tell you that your letter was very welcome.

    1
    0
  • You must have wondered why your letter has not had an answer, and perhaps you have thought Teacher and me very naughty indeed.

    1
    0
  • We think of you so, so often! and our hearts go out to you in tenderest sympathy; and you know better than this poor letter can tell you how happy we always are to have you with us!

    1
    0
  • I will ask Dr. Hale to lend me the letter, so that I can make a copy of it for you.

    1
    0
  • Yes. I can even remember most of the common letter substitutions.

    1
    1
  • I read Rachael's letter again but her words tell nothing of interest.

    1
    1
  • With the glass in one hand and the letter in another, he sauntered into his office.

    1
    1
  • He pulled out a drawer and selected a wooden handled letter opener with gold inlay.

    1
    1
  • Then a few months later she had sent the first letter, saying that she had a roommate and was working on a farm.

    1
    1
  • Kossuth continued the agitation by reporting in letter form the debates of the county assemblies, to which he thereby gave a political importance which they had not had when each was ignorant of the proceedings of the others.

    1
    1
  • Yes. I can even remember most of the common letter substitutions.

    1
    1
  • I find in one of them, a letter to Mr. Anagnos, dated September 29, 1891, words and sentiments exactly like those of the book.

    1
    1
  • My boss was going make me send a form letter back to each of them until she saw how many nuts there were out there.

    1
    2
  • I know about the letter she wrote about Howie.

    1
    2
  • Martha exclaimed when I told her Julie had entered the million dollar hunt for Howie and her letter might have fallen into the wrong hands.

    1
    2
  • Do I think he'll find us from Julie's letter, one of maybe thousands; it's unlikely.

    1
    2
  • "Perhaps it's like those puzzles in the newspaper where they simply substitute a different letter for the real one," Fred offered.

    1
    2
  • Taking a sip of the wine colored liquid, he sat the glass in a coaster on the smooth mahogany desk and dropped the letter beside it.

    1
    2
  • Slicing the end of the envelope open with one smooth movement, he placed the letter opener back where it belonged and shoved the drawer shut.

    1
    2
  • He leaned back in his chair, the letter forgotten as he studied the girl in the picture.

    1
    2
  • According to Katie's letter, kidding season was almost on them and they were getting the barn ready.

    1
    2
  • Soon after his mind began to give way, but during frequent intervals of lucidity he made new corrections in his great work, of which a third edition appeard in 1744, prefaced by a letter of dedication to Cardinal Trojano Acquaviva.

    1
    2
  • Eadberht showed considerable independence in his dealings with the church, and his brother Ecgberht, to whom the well-known letter of Bede is addressed, was from 734 to 766 archbishop of York.

    1
    2
  • My dear Miss Moore Are you very glad to receive a nice letter from your darling little friend?

    1
    2
  • Will you please tell Harry to write me a very long letter soon?

    1
    2
  • This letter, written three months later, shows how well she remembered her first lesson in history.

    1
    2
  • My dear uncle Morrie,--I think you will be very glad to receive a letter from your dear little friend Helen.

    1
    2
  • They seem as solitary, and the letter in which they are printed as rare and curious, as ever.

    1
    2
  • She started to toss the letter aside, and then something made her read on.

    1
    3
  • Adrena lifted her brows and tossed the letter in a slot.

    1
    3
  • Fred ignored Dean and reached in his coat pocket and withdrew a letter, handing it to Cynthia.

    1
    3
  • A letter in one place might mean something completely different somewhere else, Tamer explained.

    1
    3
  • Each letter, written in excellent penmanship, began Dear Annie but there were no accompanying envelopes and no addresses.

    1
    3
  • Jonathan had band practice with his friends and Alex was in his recliner, reading a letter from a wildlife management area in Colorado.

    1
    3
  • Pulling out the letter, she looked at the ten digit key code.

    1
    3
  • A letter in one place might mean something completely different somewhere else, Tamer explained.

    1
    3
  • She re-read the letter and then added another paragraph.

    1
    4
  • relieved when she gave him a warning look and disappeared into the bathroom, the letter clutched in one hand.

    1
    4
  • relieved when she gave him a warning look and disappeared into the bathroom, the letter clutched in one hand.

    1
    4
  • The letter from the auto insurance company lay abandoned on the kitchen cabinet.

    1
    6
  • There was no point alarming Connie about her situation, so she didn't mention the conversation with Giddon that had inspired the letter.

    0
    0
  • More important, why hadn't Connie responded to her letter?

    0
    0
  • No, she had seen the postman drive up every day since she sent out the letter.

    0
    0
  • Len's comment was proof enough that Connie received the letter.

    0
    0
  • By the smug look on her face, we surmised the letter had to include the answers that were needed.

    0
    0
  • Adrena stamped a letter.

    0
    0
  • Does your Mom know you read her letter?

    0
    0
  • Carmen glanced at the letter.

    0
    0
  • Rhyn wanted to destroy the letter.

    0
    0
  • He saw no sign of the letter.

    0
    0
  • "Well," Fred offered, "maybe each time you get to a number, you jump that many letters ahead in the alphabet for the replacement letter."

    0
    0
  • I suspect the new Mrs. Martin passed on sometime a year or so later, after the last letter.

    0
    0
  • It always makes me cry when I hear that letter.

    0
    0
  • All we have is the letter from Rev. Martin, and lord knows what his intentions were.

    0
    0
  • The manservant returned mid-morning with a letter.

    0
    0
  • He flipped it over as he opened the letter.

    0
    0
  • One glance led to a double-take and then he abandoned the letter.

    0
    0
  • He tossed the picture on the desk and leaned forward to pick up the letter.

    0
    0
  • That's just a walk-on-water letter.

    0
    0
  • She had a paper in her hand—it was just a letter.

    0
    0
  • Dean explained to his stepfather Cynthia's impromptu trip to the shore after receiving Atherton's letter.

    0
    0
  • latter employed the first letter, or the first two letters, of the name of an element as its symbol.

    0
    0
  • There is in the British Museum a poem printed in 1666, entitled Letter to the bishop of Munster containing a Panegyrick of his heroick achievements in heroick verse.

    0
    0
  • Lessing' in 1773, which purports to have been sent by Archimedes to the mathematicians at Alexandria in a letter to Eratosthenes.

    0
    0
  • Returning to Messina, Garibaldi found a letter from Victor Emmanuel II.

    0
    0
  • Bixio attempted to reconcile them, but the publication by Cialdini of a letter against Garibaldi provoked a hostility which, but for the intervention of the king, would have led to a duel between Cialdini and Garibaldi.

    0
    0
  • The letter M stands for " Midland."

    0
    0
  • On the day of the funeral Peter addressed to Alexius a stern letter of warning and remonstrance, urging him no longer to resemble the slothful servant in the parable, and threatening to cut him off, as though he were a gangrenous swelling, if he did not acquiesce in his father's plans.

    0
    0
  • That the emperor sincerely sympathized with Alexius, and suspected Peter of harbouring murderous designs against his son, is plain from his confidential letter to George I.

    0
    0
  • These decrees were issued together with a pastoral letter of Bishop de' Ricci, and were warmly approved by the grand-duke, at whose instance a national synod of the Tuscan bishops met at Florence on the 23rd of April 1787.

    0
    0
  • That he was at Oxford, and probably a scholar at one of the grammar schools there, before passing on to the higher faculties, is shown by a letter of the chancellor addressed to him when provost of Eton (Ep. Acad.

    0
    0
  • A commendatory letter from Erasmus gained him the good offices of Sir Thomas More.

    0
    0
  • a tract entitled The Desertion discuss'd in a Letter to a Country Gentleman (1688), in answer to Bishop Burnet's defence of King William's position.

    0
    0
  • The Short View was followed by a Defence (1699), a Second Defence (1700), and Mr Collier's Dissuasive from the Playhouse, in a Letter to a Person of Quality (1703), and a Further Vindication (1708).

    0
    0
  • by Procopius, who wrongly derives the name from several thousand Moors and Numidians who were banished to the island by the Vandal kings, while Gregory the Great speaks of them in a letter (iv.

    0
    0
  • Letter >>

    0
    0
  • A letter was penned by Madame Roland and addressed by her husband to Louis.

    0
    0
  • Thereupon, in full council and in the king's presence, Roland read his letter aloud.

    0
    0
  • Then he completed the plan: he read the letter to the Assembly; it was ordered to be printed, became the manifesto of disaffection, and was circulated everywhere.

    0
    0
  • He signed a letter of complaint, with sixty-five excluded members, to the speaker, as also a "Remonstrance" addressed to the people.

    0
    0
  • In June Shaftesbury applied for a writ of habeas corpus, but could get no release until the 26th of February 1678, after his letter and three petitions to the king.

    0
    0
  • Descartes replied to Vat directly in a letter, published at Amsterdam in 1643.

    0
    0
  • It began with a long letter on love in all its aspects (February 1647), 1 a topic suggested by Chanut, who had been discussing it with the queen; and this was soon followed by another to Christina herself on the chief good.

    0
    0
  • Descartes occasionally had not scrupled to interpret the Scriptures according to his own tenets, while still maintaining, when their letter contradicted him, that the Bible was not meant to teach the sciences.

    0
    0
  • On the 3rd of January 1565 he declared in an open letter addressed to the metropolitan his intention to abdicate.

    0
    0
  • The second book continues the history of his conquests, and the third contains the victory over Porus, the relations with the Brahmins, the letter to Aristotle on the wonders of India, the histories of Candace and the Amazons, the letter to Olympias on the marvels of Farther Asia, and lastly the account of Alexander's death in Babylon.

    0
    0
  • Auxiliary sources for the medieval romance-writers were: - the opuscule (4th century) known as Alexandri magni iter ad Paradisum, a fable of Eastern origin directed against ambition; the Itinerarium Alexandri (340), based partly on Julius Valerius and dedicated to Constans, son of the emperor Constantine; the letter of Alexander to Aristotle (Epist.

    0
    0
  • They used as their sources Valerius, the letter to Aristotle and the Iter ad Paradisum, adding much of their own.

    0
    0
  • The letter from Alexander to Aristotle and his correspondence with Dindimus are found in Early English versions dating from the 11th century.

    0
    0
  • des Archpresbyter Leo (Historia de proeliis), (Erlangen, 1885); Alexander's letter to Aristotle and his correspondence with Dindimus are included in the Teubner edition of Julius Valerius (ed.

    0
    0
  • The idea of these meetings was first suggested in a letter to the archbishop of Canterbury by Bishop Hopkins of Vermont in 1851, but the immediate impulse came from the colonial Church in Canada.

    0
    0
  • In 1865 the synod of that province, in an urgent letter to the archbishop of Canterbury (Dr Longley), represented the unsettlement of members of the Canadian Church caused by recent legal decisions of the Privy Council, and their alarm lest the revived action of Convocation "should leave us governed by canons different from those in force in England and Ireland, and thus cause us to drift into the status of an independent branch of the Catholic Church."

    0
    0
  • The archbishop opened the conference with an address: deliberation followed; committees were appointed to report on special questions; resolutions were adopted, and an encyclical letter was addressed to the faithful of the Anglican Communion.

    0
    0
  • It has then met at Lambeth, and after sitting for five days for deliberation upon the fixed subjects and appointment of committees, has adjourned, to meet again at the end of a fortnight and sit for five days more, to receive reports, adopt resolutions and to put forth the encyclical letter.

    0
    0
  • In addition to the encyclical letter, nineteen resolutions were put forth, and the reports of twelve special committees are appended upon which they are based, the subjects being intemperance, purity, divorce, polygamy, observance of Sunday, socialism, care of emigrants, mutual relations of dioceses of the Anglican Communion, home reunion, Scandinavian Church, Old Catholics, &c., Eastern Churches, standards of doctrine and worship. Perhaps the most important of these is the famous "Lambeth Quadrilateral," which laid down a fourfold basis for home reunion - the Holy Scriptures, the Apostles' and Nicene creeds, the two sacraments ordained by Christ himself and the historic episcopate.

    0
    0
  • The encyclical letter is accompanied by sixty-three resolutions (which include careful provision for provincial organization and the extension of the title "archbishop" to all metropolitans, a "thankful recognition of the revival of brotherhoods and sisterhoods, and of the office of deaconess," and a desire to promote friendly relations with the Eastern Churches and the various Old Catholic bodies), and the reports of the eleven committees are subjoined.

    0
    0
  • It was decided to send a deputation of bishops with a letter of greeting to the national council of the Russian Church about to be assembled (60) and certain conditions were laid down for intercommunion with certain of the Churches of the Orthodox Eastern Communion (62) and the "ancient separated Churches of the East" (63-65).

    0
    0
  • A notable feature of the conference was the presence of the Swedish bishop of Kalmar, who presented a letter from the archbishop of Upsala, as a tentative advance towards closer relations between the Anglican Church and the Evangelical Church of Sweden.

    0
    0
  • Davidson, The Lambeth Conferences of 1867, 187.8 and 1888 (London, 1896); Conference of Bishops of the Anglican Communion, Encyclical Letter, &c. (London, 1897 and 1908).

    0
    0
  • These interviews took place in October 15 93, and on the 29th of the following January Napier wrote to the king the letter which forms the dedication of the Plaine Discovery.

    0
    0
  • His usual signature was "Jhone Neper," but in a letter written in 1608, and in all deeds signed after that date, he wrote "Jhone Nepair."

    0
    0
  • His letter to the king prefixed to the Flamm Discovery is signed "John Napeir."

    0
    0
  • On the appointment of Lord Halifax as lord lieutenant in the same year Lucas wrote him a long letter (19th of Sept.

    0
    0
  • Philomelion was probably a Pergamenian foundation on the great Graeco-Roman highway from Ephesus to the east, and to its townsmen the Smyrniotes wrote the letter that describes the martyrdom of Polycarp. Cicero, on his way to Cilicia, dated some of his extant correspondence there; and the place played a considerable part in the frontier wars between the Byzantine emperors and the sultanate of Rum.

    0
    0
  • By the terms of the Thirty Years' Truce (445 B.C.) Athens covenanted to restore to Aegina her autonomy, but the clause remained a dead letter.

    0
    0
  • They resigned their positions as councillors of state, and expressed their grievances personally to Margaret and by letter to the king in Madrid, asking for the dismissal of Granvelle.

    0
    0
  • His letter met with a cold reception.

    0
    0
  • But his courage did not fail him, and in his last year, in a public Latin letter, he exhorted his friend John Campanus to maintain freedom of thought in face of the charge of heresy., See Hegler, in Hauck's Realencyklopildie (1899); C. A.

    0
    0
  • The reforms became more or less a dead letter.

    0
    0
  • Young advised them to call their state Vermont, and he also sent through them a circular letter, dated the nth of April 1777, urging the people to adopt a state constitution on the Pennsylvania model.

    0
    0
  • Bishop Williams, a kinsman of Cromwell's, relates at this time that he was "a common spokesman for sectaries, and maintained their part with great stubbornness"; and his earliest extant letter (in 1635) is an appeal for subscriptions for a puritan lecturer.

    0
    0
  • In a letter to the city, possibly written by Cromwell himself, the officers repudiated any wish to alter the civil government or upset the establishment of Presbyterianism, but demanded religious toleration.

    0
    0
  • in his last extant public letter before his death.

    0
    0
  • A letter of Bishop George of Arabia to Jeshu, a priest of the town Anab, dated 714 (edited by Dashian, Vienna, 1891), contains an independent tradition of Gregory, and styles him a Roman by birth.

    0
    0
  • At a scientific meeting of the Zoological Society of London, on the 17th of December 1901, Mr Oldfield Thomas read a letter from Mr G.

    0
    0
  • His principles are expressed in the admirable letter to Andre Fremyot of October 1604.

    0
    0
  • The date of this famous letter was 1767, but after Alceste Gluck was still able to use material from earlier work; and the overture to Armide is adapted from that of Telemacco, written in the year of Bach's death (1750).

    0
    0
  • A very interesting modification was also proposed in the same letter, viz.

    0
    0
  • Two needles (for some letters, one only) were acted upon at the same time, and the letter at the point of intersection of the direction of the indexes was read.

    0
    0
  • When one of a series of keys (each corresponding to a letter) arranged round a pointer is depressed, the motion of the pointer, which is geared to the shuttle armature, is arrested on coming opposite that particular key, and the transmission of the currents to line is stopped, though the armature itself can continue to rotate.

    0
    0
  • The currents actuate a ratchet-wheel mechanism at the receiving station, whereby the hand on a small dial is moved on letter by letter.

    0
    0
  • The whole of this operation represents a dot and a dash or the letter " a."

    0
    0
  • In its revolution one of its cams engages with the correcting wheel attached to the type-wheel in order to ensure that the latter is in the correct position for printing a complete letter; the second cam lifts the paper against the type-wheel and prints the letter; the third moves forward the paper tape one space to be ready for the printing of the next letter; and the last cam replaces the armature on the cores of the electromagnet.

    0
    0
  • When a combination of signals has been received and the armatures have taken up their respective positions corresponding to the transmitting keyboard, certain mechanism in the receiver translates the position of the five armatures into a mechanical movement which lifts the paper tape against a type-wheel and prints the corresponding letter.

    0
    0
  • In the Rowland multiple method of telegraphic working, the transmitter consists of a mechanical keyboard provided with a series of levers, which effect certain combinations of positive and negative currents for each letter.

    0
    0
  • Since each letter is represented by a specific combination of positive and negative currents, it is possible, by means of the combinations, to close a local circuit at any given interval, and so cause the paper to be pressed against the periphery of the type-wheel at the time when the letter required is opposite.

    0
    0
  • The instrument consists of two cams, the form of which regulates the components of the curbed signal, one cam being for the dot element and the other for the dash element, which by their sequence give the letter signals; these cams, by means of clutches controlled by the relay, are mechanically rotated by clockwork, the speed of rotation being approximately adjusted to the rate of transmission of a single element, so that the requisite number of consecutive elements is transmitted corresponding to the duration of contact of the relay arm with the side controlling that particular element.

    0
    0
  • 34 shows the effect of the interpolator in dissecting the consecutive elements of any letter combination.

    0
    0
  • 2 See Fahie, History of Wireless Telegraphy, p. 289; also an important letter by D.

    0
    0
  • from the sending station at Poldhu, and also received the letter " S " at a distance of 2099 m.

    0
    0
  • Soc. Arts, 1903, or letter to The Times, April 14, 1903.

    0
    0
  • The name occurs for the last time during the reign of Diocletian, who dates a letter from Triballis.

    0
    0
  • Leo, the saint's favourite disciple and companion on Mount Alverno at the time, which describes the circumstances of the stigmatization; Elias of Cortona, the acting superior, wrote on the day after his death a circular letter wherein he uses language clearly implying that he had himself seen the Stigmata, and there is a considerable amount of contemporary authentic second hand evidence.

    0
    0
  • He summed up his conduct in the letter of the 8th of May 1797 to the French directory, I cool the hot heads here and warm the cool ones.

    0
    0
  • Shortly afterwards he received Mazzini a letter from an unknown person, in which he was and exhorted with fiery eloquence to place himself at the Young head of the movement for liberating and uniting italY.

    0
    0
  • The only result of his letter, however, was that he was forbidden to re-enter Sardinian territory.

    0
    0
  • The attempt failed and its author was caught and executed, but while t appeared at first to destroy Napoleons Italian sympathies and led to a sharp interchange of notes between Paris and Turin, the emperor was really impressed by the attempt and by Orsinis letter from prison exhorting him to intervene in Italy.

    0
    0
  • He realized how deep the Italian feeling for independence must be, and that a refusal to act now might result in further attempts on his life, as indeed Orsinis letter stated.

    0
    0
  • This was a violation of the letter as well as of the spirit of the September convention, and a stronger and more straightforward statesman than Rattazzi would have declared Italy absolved from its provisions.

    0
    0
  • Practically, therefore, the law has remained a one-sided enactment, by which Italy considers herself bound, and of which she has always observed the spirit, even though the exigencies of self-defence may have led in some minor respects to non-observance of the letter.

    0
    0
  • King Humbert addressed to the pope a letter of congratulation upon his election, and received a courteous reply.

    0
    0
  • On the 4th of June 1887 the official Vatican organ, the Osservatore Romano, published a letter written by Tosti to the pope conditionally retracting the views expressed in the pamphlet.

    0
    0
  • The letter had been written at the popes request, on the understanding that it should not be published.

    0
    0
  • On the 15th of June the pope addressed to Cardinal Rampolla del Tindaro, secretary of state, a letter reiterating in uncompromising terms the papal claim to the temporal power, and at the end of July Cardinal Rampolla reformulated the same claim in a circular to the papal nuncios abroad.

    0
    0
  • Letter of Morley, Bishop of Winchester, to Danby (June to, 1676).

    0
    0
  • At the foot of each of the letters appeared the king's postscripts, "I approve of this letter.

    0
    0
  • The key to his character is well given in what Hooper said of him in a letter to Bullinger, that he was " too fearful about what might happen to him."

    0
    0
  • perhaps with a letter (J.

    0
    0
  • To meet the pressing need in Colossae, Paul writes a letter and entrusts it to Tychichus, who is on his way to Colossae with Onesimus, Philemon's slave (iv.

    0
    0
  • A letter like this, clear cut in its thought, teeming with ideas emanating from an unique religious experience, and admirably adjusted to known situations, bears on the face of it the marks of genuineness even without recourse to the unusually excellent external attestation.

    0
    0
  • Harnack, Julicher and McGiffert, however, agree with Lightfoot, Weiss, Zahn (and early tradition) in holding that the letter is wholly Pauline - a position which is proving more and more acceptable to contemporary scholarship.

    0
    0
  • The fact that a voluntary society with limited funds must contest the illegal decisions of local councils, without government support, seems likely to render this portion of the act of 1908 a dead letter.

    0
    0
  • He delivered the letter which Joao II.

    0
    0
  • In 1561 Anthony Jenkinson arrived in Persia with a letter from Queen Elizabeth to the shah.

    0
    0
  • These views were expressed with extraordinary vigour and incisiveness in his Letter from Sydney (1829), published while he was still in prison, but composed with such graphic power that it has been continually quoted as if written on the spot.

    0
    0
  • He died on Tower Hill in 1572 for an example to the disloyal counties, protesting innocence and repentance, warning his children in a last letter to discredit all "false bruits" that he was a papist.

    0
    0
  • For this he wrote the first adequate account in German of the Darwinian theory of natural selection, which drew a warm letter of appreciation from Darwin himself.

    0
    0
  • 10 In all likelihood it is a letter of commendation for bridge uniting it with Bourg-de-Pekge (pop. 4668) on the other side of the river.

    0
    0
  • 998) was the author of the famous "Letter" (in the form of a Responsum to a question addressed to him by residents in Kairawan), an historical document of the highest value and the foundation of our knowledge of the history of tradition.

    0
    0
  • Africa were in close relation with those of Spain, and as early as the beginning of the 9th century Judah ben Quraish of Tahort had composed his Risalah (letter) to the Jews of Fez on grammatical subjects from a comparative point of view, and a dictionary now lost.

    0
    0
  • At the end of the century Isaac ben Moses, called Profiat Duran (Efodi), is chiefly known as an antiChristian controversialist (letter to Me'ir Alguadez), but also wrote on grammar (Ma`aseh Efod) and a commentary on the Moreh.

    0
    0
  • Pastoral Letter >>

    0
    0
  • This work was vigorously attacked by Hermann in his Briefen fiber Homer and Hesiod, and in his letter, addressed to Creuzer, Ober das Wesen and die Behandlung der Mythologie; by J.

    0
    0
  • A council is mentioned, in which a letter was read, expounding the opinion of the Eutychians for the first time.

    0
    0
  • More distinguished sympathizers are Edward Gibbon, who has the deistic spirit, and David Hume, the historian and philosophical sceptic, who has at least the letter of the deistic creed (Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion), and who uses Pascal's appeal to " faith " in a spirit of mockery (Essay on Miracles).

    0
    0
  • Alembert persisted in his refusal, and the letter of Catherine was ordered to be engrossed in the minutes of the French Academy.

    0
    0
  • granted the Letter of Majesty, they were half the Protestants in Bohemia and more than half in Moravia.

    0
    0
  • They style themselves " truly spiritual Christians," and in their rejection of the sacraments, their indifference to outward forms, and their insistence on the spiritual interpretation of the Bible (" the letter killeth "), they are closely akin to the Quakers, whom they resemble also in their inoffensive mode of life and the practice of mutual help.

    0
    0
  • England and France protested energetically and the treaty remained a dead letter, but the question came up again in 1840, after Mahmud's renewed attempt to crush Mehemet Ali had ended in the utter defeat of the Turks by Ibrahim at Nezib (June 24, 1839).

    0
    0
  • Dubrovin, president of the Union of the Russian People and organizer of pogroms, having written a letter of congratulation to the tsar on the occasion of the coup d'etat, received a gracious reply; the hideous reign of terror of the " Black Hundred " in Odessa did not prevent the Grand-duke Constantine from accepting the badge of membership of the Union.

    0
    0
  • Robertson Smith, on the other hand, a new era was reached, in which the recently recognized existence of Totemism was made the basis of an attempt to give a 1 Scipione de Ricci, bishop of Pistoia from 1780 to 1791, on the ex-Jesuits requesting him to consecrate a bell dedicated to this object, issued a pastoral letter (3rd June 1784) in which he pointed out that the spirit of true religion was "far removed from fetichism," and warned his flock against "cardiolatry."

    0
    0
  • His first letter from Cawood to Cecil told that he had not been well received, that the gentry were not "well-affected to godly religion and among the common people many superstitious practices remained."

    0
    0
  • Apart from tradition, Samoan is the most archaic of all the Polynesian tongues, and still preserves the organic letter s, which becomes h or disappears in nearly all the other archipelagos.

    0
    0
  • The text and rendering of the passage are doubtful in the cuneiform letter discovered by Sellin in Ta'annek (biblical Ta'anach, near Megiddo) addressed by Abi-jawi (?

    0
    0
  • The letter appears to belong to about 1400 B.C. See A.

    0
    0
  • Her name is first openly connected with the king's as a possible wife in the event of Catherine's divorce, in a letter of Mendoza, the imperial ambassador, to Charles V.

    0
    0
  • The well-known letter to Henry VIII.

    0
    0
  • Sir Francis Weston in a letter to his family almost acknowledges his guilt in praying for pardon, especially for offences against his wife;' Anne's own conduct and character almost prepare us for some catastrophe.

    0
    0
  • The great reflecting telescope at Dorpat was manufactured by him, and so great was the skill he attained in the making of lenses for achromatic telescopes that, in a letter to Sir David Brewster, he expressed his willingness to furnish an achromatic glass of 18 in.

    0
    0
  • In addition to public applause, he was gratified by the more select praises of the highest living authorities in that branch of literature: " the candour of Dr Robertson embraced his disciple "; Hume's letter of congratulation " overpaid the labour of ten years."

    0
    0
  • His repugnance to public life had been strongly expressed to his father in a letter of a very early date, in which he begged that the money which a seat in the House of Commons would cost might be expended in a mode more agreeable to him.

    0
    0
  • A new edition of the complete translation, prefaced by a letter on Gibbon's life and character, from the pen of Suard, and annotated by Guizot, appeared in 1812 (and again in 1828).

    0
    0
  • In 1681 Anglesey wrote A Letter from a Person of Honour in the Country, as a rejoinder to the earl of Castlehaven, who had published memoirs on the Irish rebellion defending the action of the Irish and the Roman Catholics.

    0
    0
  • the Earl of Anglesey (1682); A Letter of Remarks upon Jovian (1683); other works ascribed to him being The King's Right of Indulgence in Matters Spiritual.

    0
    0
  • Josephus with a few stalwarts took refuge in Tiberias, and sent a letter to Jerusalem asking that he should be relieved of his command or supplied with an adequate force to continue the war.

    0
    0
  • The gaonate enjoyed a practical tolerance remarkable when contrasted with the letter of Islamic law.

    0
    0
  • Ultimately a cycle of 19 years was accepted, and it is the use of this cycle which makes the Golden Number and Sunday Letter, explained in the preface to the Book of Common Prayer, necessary.

    0
    0
  • 23) that in the year 387 the churches of Gaul kept Easter on the 21st of March, those of Italy on the 18th of April, and those of Egypt on the 25th of April; and it appears from a letter of Leo the Great (Epist.

    0
    0
  • Pierre d'Ailly himself had not long before taken part in the drawing up of a letter to the king in which the advantages of this double abdication were set forth, but since then his zeal had seemed to cool a little.

    0
    0
  • The relative consists only of the letter d (indeclinable) prefixed to words.

    0
    0
  • Most frequently it appears historically, in relation to some definite system of belief, as a reaction of the spirit against the letter.

    0
    0
  • While in prison he wrote the "Fort Warren letter" (August 11th), in which he urged the people of Texas to recognize their defeat, grant civil rights to the freedmen, and try to conciliate the North.

    0
    0
Browse other sentences examples →