Flocked sentence example

flocked
  • Hetairae flocked to the cities.
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  • The Moslem peasantry now flocked to the fortified towns and civil war began.
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  • And to it students flocked from all parts of India.
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  • Pupils flocked to him from all European countries; Germans are especially mentioned; a Polish student reported and published some of his lectures; and the Englishman Kaye was a zealous disciple, who does not, however, seem to have done anything towards transplanting this method of instruction to his own country.
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  • It immediately became famous all over Europe and students flocked to it from all countries.
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  • The poet Prudentius describes how, on the day of the martyr's death, an innumerable multitude of pilgrims flocked round the site.
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  • Immediately the Prince and all of his people flocked out of the hall into the street, that they might see what was about to happen.
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  • From all sides Syrians flocked to his aid till he had 70,000 men under his orders.
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  • Thence he went to Mecca, where on the promise of freedom many slaves flocked to him, and many pilgrims also acknowledged him.
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  • and Mussulman amirs flocked to his palaces.
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  • During the closing years of the 19th century great numbers of Germans flocked into the industrial governments of Poland, namely, Piotrkow, Warsaw and Kalisz.
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  • OkyO rose into notice about 1775, and a number of pupils flocked to his studio in ShijO Street, KiOto (whence ShijO school).
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  • The Order thus reached the highest pinnacle of its fame, and new knights flocked to be enrolled therein from the flower of the nobility of Europe; La Valette refused a cardinal's hat, determined not to impair his independence.
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  • Nevertheless the Latin element began to prevail with the Lombards and other Italians who flocked into the island in the wake of the conquest, and the conquest of Sicily was decisive in the steady decline from this time of Mahommedan power in the western Mediterranean.
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  • In 1832 the national government provided for the removal of the Creeks; but before the terms of the contract were effected, the state legislature formed the Indian lands into counties, and settlers flocked in.
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  • The town is of considerable antiquity, but owes its development to the refugees who flocked from the villages plundered by the Turks in the 15th century.
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  • The local children found this a highly amusing sight and flocked to the windows of the corridors to watch in silent awe.
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  • of Paris - its learned professors not more than the courtiers and the fair sex, flocked to hear the new doctrines explained, and possibly discuss their value.
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  • Carthage regained its rank of capital of Africa under Augustus, when thousands of Roman colonists flocked to the town.
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  • The higher castes murmured, and many of them left him, for he taught that the Brahmanical threads must be broken; but the lower orders rejoiced and flocked in numbers to his standard.
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  • This laboratory, unique of its kind at the time, in conjunction with Liebig's unrivalled gifts as a teacher, soon rendered Giessen the most famous chemical school in the world; men flocked from every country to enjoy its advantages, and many of the most accomplished chemists of the 19th century had to thank it for their early training.
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  • His efforts were successful; religion and learning made equal progress; St Mark's became the most popular monastery in Florence, and many citizens of noble birth flocked thither to take the vows.
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  • The greatest hindrance to its prosperity was the miscellaneous character of the population, partly Lacedaemonian and partly Athenian, who flocked to it under Pausanias.
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  • He returned to his cave, but disciples flocked to him, and in time he formed twelve monasteries in the neighbourhood, placing twelve monks in each, and himself retaining a general control over all.
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  • Under the rule of the Abbasids, Bagdad became the centre of scientific thought; physicians and astronomers from India and Syria flocked to their court; Greek and Indian manuscripts were translated (a work commenced by the Caliph Mamun (813-833) and ably continued by his successors); and in about a century the Arabs were placed in possession of the vast stores of Greek and Indian learning.
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  • Sonya, Natasha, Petya, Anna Mikhaylovna, Vera, and the old count were all hugging him, and the serfs, men and maids, flocked into the room, exclaiming and oh-ing and ah-ing.
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  • People also flocked to him from all sides to make a sacramental confession or to seek his personal guidance.
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  • They showed thousands of people flocked around the swimming pools and fountains, or watching events similar to a school sports day.
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  • Teens and tweens flocked to see him in the films, which have so far included Twilight and New Moon.
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  • Athletes and those who like the sporty look have long flocked to this style.
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  • Its $25 million price tag was well worth it, however, and ever since riders have flocked to challenge the Kingda Ka roller coaster and to tame its impressive statistics.
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  • From the moment Dr. Henry Jones first hit the movie screen as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark, movie fans flocked in droves to the game consoles every time a new Indiana video game release came out.
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  • Players flocked to their closest electronics stores and made the PlayStation the best selling home console of all time -- to date, over 100 million units have been sold, including the slimmer PSone.
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  • Here, editors and buyers flocked from showroom to showroom to view American designers' newest collections.
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  • Families that do not like the prospect of being flocked can buy "insurance" to keep their homes flamingo free.
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  • True ghost haunting or not, Mumber's paranormal picture was a huge success, and many people flocked to his studio to have photos taken of themselves and their "extras".
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  • Audiences fell in love with Mickey and flocked to theaters to see the cheerful mouse.
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  • The discoveries of Columbus awakened a spirit of enterprise in Spain which continued in full force for a century; adventurers flocked eagerly across the Atlantic, and discovery followed Sp aniards discovery in rapid succession.
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  • Commercial motives prompted the step, and Roman traders and land speculators speedily flocked in.
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  • At this the Jews flocked to Caesarea, and were only restrained from a second outbreak by the execution of the soldier.
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  • The settlers who had flocked to California after the discovery of gold in 1848 adopted an antislavery state constitution on the 13th of October 1849, and applied for admission into the Union.
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  • This year was a jubilee year, and crowds of pilgrims flocked to the city from all parts of the world bringing money for the purchase of indulgences, so that Alexander was able to furnish Cesare with funds for his enterprise.
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  • Adherents flocked to him, and for a whole year Murad was engaged in suppressing his attempts to usurp the throne.
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  • The monks cleared the forests, cultivated the recovered land, and built villages for the colonists who flocked to them, teaching the people western methods of agriculture and western arts and handicrafts.
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  • They lavished money on the embellishment of their capital, Gyulafehervar, which became a sort of Protestant Mecca, whither scholars and divines of every anti-Roman denomination flocked to bask in the favour of princes who were as liberal as they were pious.
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  • No Spaniard save Melchior Canus rivalled him in learning; students from all parts of Spain flocked to hear him.
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  • All Israel and Judah flocked to his side, and David, attended only by the Cherethites and Pelethites and some recent recruits from Gath, found it expedient to flee.
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  • The success which followed his labours not only in the town of Utrecht, but also in Zwolle, Deventer, Kampen, Amsterdam, Haarlem, Gouda, Leiden, Delft, Zutphen and elsewhere, was immense; according to Thomas Kempis the people left their business and their meals to hear his sermons, so that the churches could not hold the crowds that flocked together wherever he came.
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  • His fame spread through the kingdom, and students flocked from all parts of Scotland and even beyond, till the class-rooms could not contain those who came for admission.
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  • In the 2nd century all Christendom flocked to Rome; there was a constant stream of people - bishops from distant parts, apologists or heresiarchs.
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  • He supported all scientific enterprises with unlimited generosity, and the most famous savants of all countries flocked to Rome.
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  • and obligations had no place, and it was seen that the volunteers who flocked to the standards of the various commanders were not less but even more efficient in the field than the vassals they had hitherto been accustomed to lead.
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  • The natural consequence was that these men to the number of 30,000 flocked to the camp of Alaric, clamouring to be led against their cowardly enemies.
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  • Numbers flocked to him from all neighbouring districts, and in his settlement were representatives of almost all the tribes of West-Central Africa.
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  • Russians flocked to Germany in thousands after the Russo-Japanese War and the insurrections in Russia, and the figures given for 1900 had been doubled in 1907.
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  • against the heathen Prussians flocked hither from all lands; towns, Konigsberg, Thorn, KuIm and others, were founded; and in alliance with the Brothers of the Sword, the order was soon pressing farther eastwards.
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  • Many nobles, whose lands had been wasted during the war, flocked to the little capitals to make their way by contemptible court services.
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  • While the mountainous parts of Morocco continued to be occupied by pure Berber people, the Shluh or Shilluh, the Andalusian Moors flocked to 5 Proc. Zool.
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  • Ships deserted by their sailors crowded the bay at San Francisco - there were 500 of them in July 1850; soldiers deserted wholesale, churches were emptied, town councils ceased to sit, merchants, clerks, lawyers and judges and criminals, everybody, flocked to the foothills.
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  • The turning off of some 15,000 Chinese (principally in 1869-1870) from the Central Pacific lines who flocked to San Francisco, augmented the discontent of incompetents, of disappointed late immigrants, and the reaction from flush times.
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  • Since the establishment of British authority the town has been thrown open, crowds of petty traders from Lagos have flocked into Illorin, and between 4000 and 5000 trade licences are issued yearly.
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  • Octavian obtained the support of the senate and of Cicero; and the veteran troops of the dictator flocked to his standard.
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  • The people flocked to his standard; Bahram Cobin was routed (591) and fled to the Turks, who slew him, and Chosroes once more ascended the throne of Ctesiphon; Bistam held out in Media till 596.
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  • There flocked to the Rand many thousands of British and other Europeans, together with a considerable number of Americans.
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  • Siberian fur hunters at once flocked to the Commander Islands and gradually moved eastward across the Aleutian Islands to the mainland.
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  • So many young people, indeed, flocked to his school that there was not accommodation for them in Houghton, and he had to fit up part of his house as a boarding establishment.
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  • His retreat becoming known, students flocked from Paris, and covered the wilderness around him with their tents and huts.
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  • In April 1501 Leonardo had only finished the cartoon, and this all Florence flocked to see and admire.
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  • The result was that the population of Bombay increased rapidly; a special quarter was set apart for the banya, or capitalist, class of Hindus; while Parsees and Armenians flocked to a city where they were secure of freedom alike for their trade and their religion.
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  • The people flocked to hear him, attracted by the force and homeliness of his language, the grotesqueness of his humour, and the impartial severity with which he lashed the follies of all classes of society and of the court in particular.
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  • His action was hastened by the fact that the Hottentots, deserting their former masters, flocked to the British standard.
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  • the conspiracy was crushed in 1765, Wisconsin was reopened for traders, and not only French but American merchants and travellers flocked into the region.
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  • He made the abbey school into a model of excellence, and many students flocked to it; he had numerous manuscripts copied, the calligraphy of which is of extraordinary beauty (v.
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  • Though himself a beginner, many flocked to him to learn the pure doctrine, and he began to seek some hiding-place and means of withdrawal from people."
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  • to a plot of watercresses or shamrocks they flocked as to a feast."
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  • The dispossessed Protestants escaped by sea or flocked into Ulster, where a gallant stand was made.
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  • The Fula flocked to Fodio's aid, and in the battle of Koto or Rugga Fakko (1804) the king of Gobir was utterly defeated.
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  • After the establishment of British rule farmers and herdsmen reoccupied districts and the inhabitants of cities flocked back to the land, rebuilding villages which had been deserted for fifty years.
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  • His one ally was the Franciscan friar, Giovanni da Capistrano (q.v.), who preached a crusade so effectually that the peasants and yeomanry, ill-armed (most of them had but slings and scythes) but full of enthusiasm, flocked to the standard of Hunyadi, the kernel of whose host consisted of a small band of seasoned mercenaries and a few banderia of noble horsemen.
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  • Young men flocked to Konigsberg as to a shrine of philosophy.
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  • ailing once flocked to Spa in Belgium to take its curative waters.
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  • These were early astir and flocked to the polls in great glee, determined to exercise of their newly acquired rights.
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  • In 1999 the people of Poland flocked in their millions to see two new films based on much-loved historical literary epics.
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  • With a morbid fascination, people flocked to Kirkwall from outer areas to catch a glimpse of the devastation.
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  • HOLIDAY makers have flocked to Southend for years, keen to enjoy the funfair, candy floss and sunshine.
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  • morbid fascination, people flocked to Kirkwall from outer areas to catch a glimpse of the devastation.
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  • school daywed thousands of people flocked around the swimming pools and fountains, or watching events similar to a school sports day.
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  • By mid morning, Widow's Way, the official town sledding hill, was flocked with sledding hill, was flocked with sledding enthusiasts of all ages.
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  • The pads are fully lined and wool flocked with fixed arch and proper terrets.
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  • A natural wonderland, visitors have flocked here to experience first hand the magical landscapes seen in The Lord of the Rings.
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  • Whether the sound, that came by Korea were corrupt, or whether the interval separatin~ these epochs had sufficed to produce a sensible difference of pronun ciation in China itself, it would seem that the students of Buddhisn who flocked from Japan to the Middle Kingdom during the Sui erl (AD.
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  • Instead of following up his victories, Abu Gemaiza retired to Dar Tama to augment his army, to which thousands flocked as the news of his achievements spread far and wide.
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  • It is impossible to give more than approximately accurate statistics of the resultant depopulation of Portugal; but it seems probable that the inhabitants of the kingdom decreased from about 1,800,000 or 2,000,000 in 1500 to The Slave thus discredited; the peasants sold their farms and p emigrated or flocked to the towns; and small holdings were merged into vast estates, unscientifically cultivated by slaves and comparable with the latifundia which caused so many agrarian evils during the last two centuries of the Roman republic. The decadence of agriculture partly explains the prevalence of famine at a time when Portuguese maritime commerce was most prosperous.
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  • The alacrity with which the greater part of the baronage flocked in to do him homage confirmed him in the mistaken notion.
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  • By mid morning, Widow 's Way, the official town sledding hill, was flocked with sledding enthusiasts of all ages.
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  • People flocked to see dissections of executed criminals, whose corpses had been surreptitiously yanked from scaffolds, or wrestled away from waiting families.
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  • Within hours all of the surplus items were gone and customers who had flocked there simply through word of mouth advertising were lining up to buy merchandise.
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  • Stickers: Flocked, dimensional, textured and embossed, one of these sticker sets is bound to add interest to your pages.
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  • Make a dramatic title for your layout by using one large flocked monogram as a key design element.
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  • Diniz, who had been educated by Amyeric of Cahors, proved himself the most fecund poetking of his day, though the pleiad of fidalgos forming his court, and the jograes who flocked there from all parts, were fewer in number, less productive, and lacked the originality, vigour and brilliance of the singers who versified round Alphonso III.
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  • Many, including the Hasidim, thereupon flocked to his standard, and set themselves to revive Jewish rites and to uproot Paganism from the land.
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  • Mimic the look of ribbon by making a flocked border strip along the side of your scrapbook layout.
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  • If you love flocked or embossed designs, this option may not be best for you.
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  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen saw Megan Fox reprising her role as Mikaela Banes, and fans flocked to see the movie.
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  • In Jerusalem, therefore, whither believers flocked from all over Christendom to be buried, the official point of view as late as A.D.
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