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household Sentence Examples

  • The household account he had set up for her was healthy and growing with the monthly deposits he made.

  • As long as they weren't sleeping together or disrupting the household, what difference did it make that they were in love?

  • "Where Cade wasn't a household word," she concluded.

  • It is not our business to judge and we've removed ourselves from the chore of managing the lives of others outside our household.

  • Her voice was quiet, and he couldn't help wondering if she'd Seen something important enough to tolerate a vamp in her household.

  • Two are household goods and one's theater stuff.

  • Hollyhocks remained by the roadside while lilacs stood guard by the door, relics reminiscent of some long-abandoned household, now solely tended by nature.

  • The phone was as busy as the Bird Song household this Monday morning.

  • Surely Katie realized Alex remained head of the household because he liked the position – and because he was married to a person who liked him in that position.

  • The household gradually settled down to near normal.

  • She whirled to see a woman in a servant.s uniform Hannah insisted her household employees wear.

  • From what Romas said, every household on his planet had at least one or two of the critters to keep things clean.

  • His trusted advisor had never done so before, but A'Ran hadn't thought any member of his household capable of the complexities of battle planning.

  • The balance of the afternoon was spent on household chores and packing away the last remnants of the holiday.

  • I respect a man who is decisive and follows through - as long as he confines it to his own household.

  • Someone has to be head of the household - final authority.

  • Didn't we agree that you would be head of the household?

  • Maybe she shouldn't have mentioned that he was head of the household.

  • He gets a little caught up in the role of head of the household, and becomes a parental figure as well.

  • Each obelisk listed the members of an immortal household and their offspring.

  • She would be missed, both for her help and her personality, but it was time for the household to get back to some semblance of normal.

  • Her temper was legendary in her household.

  • Oswulf was slain by his household at a place called Mechil Wongtun in 759.

  • the feudal assembly of the tenants-in-chief; but it assumed a more definite character during the reign of Henry I., when its members, fewer in number, were the officials of the royal household and other friends and attendants of the king.

  • Next to the grandmother, the most important person in the household at Nohant was Deschatres.

  • Yet we learn from Capitolinus that Marcus Aurelius was still worshipped as a household divinity in the time of Diocletian, and was believed to impart revelations in dreams (Vit.

  • in the stairs; while the objects found in them - household pottery, &c. - and near them (in some cases silos containing carbonized grain and dolia) point to the same conclusion.

  • So stringent are the obligations of hospitality that a household is bound to exact reparation for any injury done to a guest as though he were a member of the family.

  • In general they are characterized by a firm adherence to the fundamental articles of Catholic orthodoxy, tempered by a tolerant attitude towards those not of "the household of the faith."

  • His eldest son Alexander, who succeeded him in 1 454, was provost of Edinburgh in 1 455, 1 457 and 1469; he was knighted and held various important court offices under successive monarchs; at the time of his death in 1473 he was master of the household to James III.

  • His son, John Napier of Rusky, the third of Merchiston, belonged to the royal household in the lifetime of his father.

  • His eldest son, Archibald Napier of Edinbellie, the fourth of Merchiston, belonged to the household of James IV.

  • monsignore, my lord), a title of honour granted by the pope to bishops and to high dignitaries and officials of the papal household.

  • The president of the Republic has a military household, and the minister a cabinet, both of which are occupied chiefly with questions of promotion, patronage and decorations.

  • He encouraged learning to the extent of admitting Sir Thomas More into his household, and writing a Latin history of Richard III., which More translated into English.

  • Toller) describes a thegn as "one engaged in a king's or a queen's service, whether in the household or in the country," and adds, "the word in this case seems gradually to acquire a technical meaning, and to become a term denoting a class, containing, however, several degrees."

  • The dowry might include real estate, but generally consisted of personal effects and household furniture.

  • A further derogation from the ideal of democratic austerity was committed by adding 80,000 per annum to the kings civil list (14th May 1877) and by burdening the state exchequer with royal household pensions amounting to 20,000 a year.

  • The influence of Giolitti was based largely upon the favor of a court clique, and especially of Rattazzi, minister of the royal household.

  • He was a member of parliament in 1774 and 1775; in 1776 he became a peer as Baron Osborne, and in 1777 lord chamberlain of the queen's household.

  • STRELITZ (Strjeltsi), a body of Russian household troops originally raised by the tsar Ivan the Terrible in the middle of the 16th century.

  • The chief Lenten food from the earliest days was fish, and entries in the royal household accounts of Edward III.

  • When peace was made, Edward summoned him again as a baron and gave him the Garter and the treasurership of his household.

  • His son also died and became the national household deity of the Ahoms. The origin of mankind is connected with a flood legend.

  • He lived in the household of a member of the gens Livia, probably M.

  • In England, the royal almonry still forms a part of the sovereign's household, the officers being the hereditary grand almoner (the marquess of Exeter), the lord high almoner, the sub-almoner, and the secretary to the lord high almoner.

  • All we can reasonably believe is that he gave encouragement to poetry as he had done to architecture and the drama; Onomacritus, the chief of the Orphic succession, and collector of the oracles of Musaeus, was a member of his household.

  • The household servants or dependents attached to the personal service of their masters were merely set free; and they entirely went to reinforce the town proletariat.

  • Francisco de Valenzuela having died young, his son was placed by his mother as a page in the household of the duke of Infantado.

  • This man Micah took into his household as priest.

  • This same narrative dwells upon the graven images, ephod and teraphim, as forming the apparatus of religious ceremonial in Micah's household.

  • The industry is not well developed, but the weaving of linen and lace is pursued as a household industry.

  • Yet he was a great king, the type and to some extent the victim of the confusions of his age - Christian in creed and ambition, but more than half oriental in his household.

  • The finest parts of the epic are those in which Gudrun, a prisoner in the Norman castle, refuses to become the wife of her captor, and is condemned to do the most menial work of the household.

  • When it came to the ears of the king he slew the most responsible of the Pharisees and every member of his household who accepted what the Pharisee said.

  • After the death of her father in 1767 she obtained permission to learn millinery and dressmaking with a view to earning her bread, but continued to assist her mother in the management of the household until the autumn of 1772, when she joined her brother William, who had established himself as a teacher of music at Bath.

  • Not only the native form of writing, but the household arrangements, sepulchral usages, and religious rites remain substantially the same.

  • It contained a shrine of the Cretan snake goddess, and was rich in minor relics, chiefly in the shape of bronze implements and pottery for household use.

  • He reached every American household by enlisting the services of the women.

  • 1-3), with his old subjects the men of Judah, and with the members of his own household.

  • His conduct in this matter highly incensed the king, who insisted on Conway being deprived of his military command as well as of his appointment in the royal household.

  • With all these enemies, Turgot's fall was certain, but he wished to stay in office long enough to finish his project for the reform of the royal household before resigning.

  • These ministri were nominees of the king; they included the important members of his household, and their number gradually increased until it outstripped that of all the other members.

  • A decoction of the buds in milk or whey is a common household remedy for scurvy; and the young shoots or green cones form an essential ingredient in the spruce-beer drank with a similar object, or as an occasional beverage.

  • Ordained to the priesthood, probably towards the close of 1521, he entered the household of Sir John Walsh, Old Sodbury, Gloucestershire, as chaplain and domestic tutor.

  • WILLIAM COXE (1747-1828), English historian, son of Dr William Coxe, physician to the royal household, was born in London on the 7th of March 1747.

  • The sale of slaves (male and female) for immoral and gladiatorial purposes was forbidden; the custom of putting all the household to death when their master was murdered was modified.

  • 4 may refer to the old man's inability to make or hear music: in the house there is no sound of birds 1 or of singers, there are none of the artistic delights of a well-to-do household; further (v.

  • In curd soaps, however, which form the basis of most household soap, the uncombined alkali and the glycerin are separated by " salting out, " and the soap in this condition contains about 30% of water.

  • About 1142 a family friend brought Thomas under the notice of Archbishop Theobald, of whose household he at once became an inmate.

  • Internal evidence is strongly in favour of its having been a joint work, in which more than one of the men of letters who composed Marguerite's household took part.

  • But some of the most valuable products of the island, as camphor and rattan, are to be found in the upland forests, and the Chinese, whenever they ventured too far in search of these products, fell into ambushes of hill-men who neither gave nor sought quarter, and who regarded a Chinese skull as a specially attractive article of household furniture.

  • In 1529 he brought out his Oeconomia christiana (a treatise in German, on the right ordering of a Christian household) with a dedication to the duchess Sybil of Saxony and a preface by Luther.

  • According to one account he was the son of the household genius (Lar) and a slave named Ocrisia, of the household of Tarquinius Priscus.

  • The next ten years were spent in France, where he was connected with Georges de la Tremoille, and afterwards entered the household of Pierre de Breze, at that time seneschal of Poitou, by whom he was employed on missions to the duke of Burgundy, in an attempt to establish better relations between Charles VII.

  • During these years Chastellain had ample opportunity of obtaining an intimate knowledge of French affairs, but on the further breach between the two princes, Chastellain left the French service to enter Philip's household.

  • He was crowned in the Sistine Chapel 3rd March 1878, and at once began a reform of the papal household on austere and economic lines which found little favour with the entourage of the former pope.

  • Meanwhile in addition to many legal works of high standing, he had begun the publication of that long series of histories and historical romances which has made his name a household word in Germany.

  • The male slaves were employed in the tillage of the land and the tending of cattle, and the females in domestic work and household manufactures.

  • Grote's idea that the women slaves were in a more pitiable condition than the males does not seem justified, except perhaps in the case cf the aletrides, who turned the household mills which ground the flour consumed in the family, and who were sometimes overworked by unfeeling masters (Od.

  • The slaves were employed either in domestic service - as household managers, attendants or personal escorts - or in work of other kinds, agricultural or urban.

  • There were also attached to a great household physicians, artists, secretaries, librarians, copyists, preparers of parchment, as well as pedagogues and preceptors of different kinds - readers, grammarians, men of letters and even philosophers - all of servile condition, besides accountants, managers and agents for the transaction of business.

  • Those who were not inmates of the household, but were employed outside of it as keepers of a shop or boat, chiefs of workshops, or clerks in a mercantile business, had the advantage of greater freedom of action.

  • The slavery of the Mahommedan East is usually not the slavery of the field but of the household.

  • There Julius Caesar dallied with Cleopatra in 47 B.C. and was mobbed by the rabble; there his example was followed by Antony, for whose favour the city paid dear to Octavian, who placed over it a prefect from the imperial household.

  • When he had attained the age of eighteen or nineteen years, Cosimo received him into his household, and determined to make use of his rare disposition for scholarship in the development of a long-cherished project.

  • The zadruga, or household community, more common in Servia (q.v.), survives to a small extent in Bosnia and Herzegovina; but, as a rule, the tenure of land resembles, the system called metayage.

  • The household was dispersed in 1737.

  • The sultan receives an annual allocation for himself and household of £T240,000, the crown prince one of £T24,000, and a sum of T153,000 is assigned to the Imperial princes and the sultanas.

  • On the 10th day of the month every household shall take a firstling male without blemish, of sheep or goat, and should kill it on the 14th at even, and sprinkle the two sideposts and lintel with the blood, and eat the roasted flesh, not sodden, including head, legs and inwards; all remaining over until the morning to be burnt by fire.

  • A still more vital contrast occurs concerning the place of sacrificing the Passover; as enjoined in Deuteronomy this is to be by the males of the family at Jerusalem, whereas both in the presumably earlier Yahwist and in the later Priestly Code the whole household joins in the festival which can be celebrated wherever the Israelites are settled.

  • At the time of the reformation under Josiah, represented by Deuteronomy, the attempt was made to turn the family thank-offering of firstlings into a sacrificial rite performed by the priests in the Temple with the aid of the males of each household, who had to come up to Jerusalem but left the next morning to celebrate the Feast of Unleavened Bread in their homes.

  • In the autumn of 1880 he returned to Scotland, with his wife and stepson, who were received at once into the Edinburgh household of his parents.

  • Callias And Hipponicus The exports from Callao are guano, sugar, cotton, wool, hides, silver, copper, gold and forest products, and the imports include timber and other building materials, cotton and other textiles, general merchandise for personal, household and industrial uses, railway material, coal, kerosene, wheat, flour and other food stuffs.

  • Its success was immediate, and the name of "Lewis Carroll" has ever since been a household word.

  • assembly, of the household of personal followers or retainers of a king, earl or chief, contrasted with the "folkmoot," the assembly of the whole people.

  • At midnight on the 6th of December 1741, with a few personal friends, including her physician, Armand Lestocq, her chamberlain, Michael Ilarionvich Vorontsov, her future husband, Alexius Razumovski, and Alexander and Peter Shuvalov, two of the gentlemen of her household, she drove to the barracks of the Preobrazhensky Guards, enlisted their sympathies by a stirring speech, and led them to the Winter Palace, where the regent was reposing in absolute security.

  • On the first day, called Pithoigia (opening of the casks), libations were offered from the newly opened casks to the god of wine, all the household, including servants and slaves, joining in the festivities.

  • Few as were the years of work allotted to him, and few as are the printed pages covered by the record of his researches, his name is, and will remain, a household word among mathematicians.

  • A grand social reform was effected in the law passed in September 1871, which enacted that from that date every child born of slave parents should be free, and also declared all the slaves belonging to the state or to the imperial household free from that time.

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