Liveries sentence examples

  • His apartments in the palace adjoined those of the empress, and his liveries, furnitures and equipages were scarcely less costly than hers.

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  • The years after his brief course at the university were devoted to the practice of law, in which he achieved considerable success, being appointed, about 1623, an attorney in the Court of Wards and Liveries, and also being engaged in the drafting of parliamentary bills.

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  • masters and wardens were ordered to associate with themselves the honest men of their mysteries, and come in their best liveries to the elections; that is to say, the franchise was restricted to the "liverymen" of the companies.

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  • Henry put it down with a strong hand, forbidding all liveries entirely, save for the mere domestic retainers of each magnate.

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  • with Coke and many others; documentary records of various courts are exemplified in the Select Cases from the star chamber, the court of requests and admiralty courts, published by the Selden Society; and there are voluminous records of the courts of augmentations, first-fruits, wards and liveries in the Record Office.

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  • The wax candles burned brightly, the silver and crystal gleamed, so did the ladies' toilets and the gold and silver of the men's epaulets; servants in scarlet liveries moved round the table, the clatter of plates, knives, and glasses mingled with the animated hum of several conversations.

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  • On the promenade of the court there circulated in a long file ceaselessly during fashionable hours five or six hundred carriages, the servants in showy liveries.

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  • allover ad liveries (although there is one at Newbury ).

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  • footmaner troop of 200, in velvet coats, attended by footmen in purple liveries.

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  • hunter liveries, plus an extra 10 visiting in the spring.

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  • painted in liveries covering the original green period through to current practice.

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  • resplendent in scarlet liveries and silver badges.

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  • York 's original city waits headed spectacular Sheriffs ' processions, resplendent in scarlet liveries and silver badges.

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