Sentence Examples with the word COTERIE

The coterie of ice climbers was beginning to gather on the front porch.

During President Grant's administration he was a member of the senatorial coterie that influenced most of the president's policies, and in 1873 Grant urged him to accept an appointment as chief justice of the Supreme Court, but he declined.

Thus in October 1862, after Garibaldi's attack on Rome, the clerical coterie of the Tuileries triumphed.

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Against the clerical coterie that surrounded the king, and had not influence enough to prevent the appointment of Monsignor Nozaleda, formerly archbishop of Manila and a prelate of notoriously reactionary views, to the Important Ann.

His youth was passed in scandalous dissipation, which drew upon himself and his coterie the detestation of the people of Paris.

In this little coterie the ants are beyond question the models towards which the bug and the grasshopper have converged in appearance.

Much of Holbach's fame is due to his intimate connexion with the brilliant coterie of bold thinkers and polished wits whose creed, the new philosophy, is concentrated in the famous Encyclopedie.

A partisan coterie which surrounded M'Clellan loudly charged the failure of his Richmond campaign to official interference in his plans.

A tariff bill introduced in the House by William Lyne Wilson (1843-1900), of West Virginia, chairman of the Committee of Ways and Means, was so amended in the Senate, through the instrumentality of Senator Arthur Pue Gorman and a coterie of anti-administration democratic senators, that when the bill eventually came before him, although unwilling to veto it, the president signified his dissatisfaction with its too high rates by allowing it to become a law without his signature.

Between 1880 and 1890 an artistic coterie grew up here, the leaders of which were Edwin Harris, Walter Langley, Fred Hall, Frank Bramley, T.