Pensioned sentence example

pensioned
  • He is said to have pensioned Jews for purposes of translation.
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  • The monks were pensioned off, but though the confiscated property helped to fill the empty coffers of the state, the measure aroused widespread alarm and resentment among that superstitious people.
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  • The boy was afterwards pensioned by the French government, and died in Haiti in 1825.
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  • Vespasian could be liberal to impoverished senators and knights, to cities and towns desolated by natural calamity, and especially to men of letters and of the professor class, several of whom he pensioned with salaries of as much as £boo a year.
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  • In 1876 eye (and brain) trouble caused him to obtain sick leave, and finally, in 1879, to be pensioned.
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  • Literary men owed him also much; not only did he throw his famous library open to them, but he pensioned all their leaders, including Descartes, Vincent Voiture (1598-1648), Jean Louis Guez de Balzac (1597-1654) and Pierre Corneille.
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  • She had always entertained a quiet contempt for the French writers whom she flattered and pensioned, and who served her as an advertising agency in the west.
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  • He was severely wounded at Blois and pensioned.
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  • It seemed unlikely that the author of these definitions would himself be pensioned.
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  • Favras was generally regarded as a martyr to his refusal to implicate the count of Provence, and Madame de Favras was pensioned by Louis XVI.
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  • The pensioned king, Bahadur Shah, was proclaimed emperor; his sons were appointed to various military commands.
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  • In this latter year Corneille (who had at last removed his residence from Rouen to Paris in 1662) was included among the list of men of letters pensioned at the proposal of Colbert.
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  • He established and richly endowed the first foundling hospital, built and repaired numerous churches, constructed the Sistine Chapel and the Sistine Bridge, improved church music and instituted the famous Sistine choir, commissioned paintings on the largest scale, pensioned men of learning, and, above all, immortalized himself as the second founder of the Vatican library.
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  • He was subsequently pensioned by Bonaparte, and died at Thore (Loiret-Cher) on the 10th of May 1807.
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  • As in the case of the casket letters, it is alleged that forgery was employed to interpolate sufficient evidence of Mary's complicity in a design of which it is thought credible that she was kept in ignorance by the traitors and murderers who had enrolled themselves in her service, - that one who pensioned the actual murderer of Murray and a would-be murderer of Elizabeth was incapable of approving what her keen and practised intelligence was too blunt and torpid to anticipate as inevitable and inseparable from the general design.
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