Senate-house sentence example

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  • The principal buildings which remain are the church of St John, which is become the principal mosque; the hospital, which has been transformed into public granaries; the palace of the grand master, now the residence of the pasha; and the senate-house, which still contains some marbles and ancient columns.

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  • Boetius regarded it as the height of his good fortune when he witnessed his two sons, consuls at the same time, convoyed from their home to the senate-house amid the enthusiasm of the masses.

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  • On that day, he tells us, while his sons occupied the curule chairs in the senate-house, he himself had the honour of pronouncing a panegyric on the monarch.

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  • It is said that one of Zaleucus's laws forbade a citizen, under penalty of death, to enter the senate-house bearing a weapon.

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  • To quiet the people and save the unhappy victim, two officers volunteered to conduct him to the senate house and there place him in arrest.

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  • On the opposite side of the agora was an extensive Bouleuterion or senate-house.

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  • Caesar returned to Rome in September, and six months later (15th of March 44 B.C.) was murdered in the senate house at the foot of Pompey's statue.

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  • The " Senate House " - now the property of the state, with a colonial museum - was erected about 1676; it was the meeting place of the first State Senate in 1777, and was burned (except the walls) in October of that year.

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  • He arrived at his destination in safety; and the sympathies of the people, which had roused them to fire the cathedral and senate-house on the day of his exile, followed him to his obscure retreat.

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  • From the steps of the palace he proceeded to the praetorian camp to receive the salutations of the troops, and thence to the senate-house, where he was promptly invested with all the honours, titles and powers of emperor.'

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  • Finland was on the whole prosperous and progressive, and his statue in the great square in front of the cathedral and the senate house in Helsingfors testifies to the regard in which his memory is cherished by his Finnish subjects.

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  • From this time (63) till his death in 66 Thrasea retired into private life and did not enter the senate-house again.

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  • The principal square contains the cathedral of St Nicholas, the Senate House and the university, all striking buildings of considerable architectural distinction.

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  • Elizabethan dramatists generally assumed that the Capitol was the site of the Senate House.

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  • At the west end of Senate House Passage turn left and head southward down Trinity Hall Lane.

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  • Raised by Caesar's influence to the offices of quaestor, augur, and tribune of the plebs, he supported the cause of his patron with great energy, and was expelled from the senate-house when the Civil War broke out.

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  • Out of the windows of the Senate House the soldiers threw chairs into the Square for fuel and kindled fires there.

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