Sentence Examples with the word Dives

Again, the contrast between Lazarus and Dives in the future state pictures vividly the reversals that are in store; but it is unreasonable to take it as implying that every poor man, whatever his moral character, will be blessed.

In 1866 a list of the Conqueror's followers, compiled from Domesday and other authentic records, was set up in Dives church by M.

Marcus Licinius Crassus (c. 11 5-53 B.C.), the Triumvir, surnamed Dives (rich) on account of his great wealth.

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Yet Dives himself, he too lives like a Czar in an ice palace made of frozen sighs, and being a president of a temperance society, he only drinks the tepid tears of orphans.

The Cyperus dives is still become that it is reported that in the reign of Tiberius, owing to the scarcity and dearness of the material caused by a failure of the papyrus crop, there was a danger of the ordinary business of life being deranged (Pliny, N.H.

The amount of it is, the imagination give it the least license, dives deeper and soars higher than Nature goes.

It swims with most of the body submerged, and dives with perfect ease, remaining long without coming to the surface to breathe.

The coast in the vicinity of Dives is fringed with small watering-places, those of Cabourg (to the west) and of Beuzeval and Houlgate (to the east) being practically united with it.

Publius Licinius Crassus, surnamed Dives Mucianus, Roman statesman, orator and jurist, consul, 131 B.C. He was the son of P. Mucius Scaevola (consul 175) and was adopted by a P. Licinius Crassus Dives.

When Hydrophilus dives it carries a supply of air between the elytra and the dorsal surface of the abdomen, while air is FIG.