Sentence Examples with the word Pronouncing

Jacques decided on the legality of suppressing the order of the Templars, holding that the pope would be serving the best interests of the church by pronouncing its suppression; but he rejected the condemnation of Boniface as a sacrilegious affront to the church and a monstrous abuse of the lay power.

I lost yesterday like a damned fool! cried Denisov, not pronouncing his r's.

Yorke refused to describe the libel as treasonable, while pronouncing it a high misdemeanour.

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He was kindly dismissed by the pope not long after, with a letter recommending him to the protection of the bishops of Tours and Angers, and another pronouncing anathema on all who should do him any injury or call him a heretic. He returned home, overwhelmed with shame and bowed down with sorrow for having a second time been guilty of a great impiety.

Even the sermon by the personable priest had an appropriate message of listening before pronouncing judgment.

The ministry asserted, what no competent jurist would now think of denying, that parliament is sovereign; but they went heartily with Pitt in pronouncing the exercise of the right of taxation in the case of the American colonists to be thoroughly impolitic and inexpedient.

Claire pulled Effie by the arm and led her upstairs, after pronouncing they would return to claim their purchase after an hour's rest.

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.

As Ptolemy Philopater testified of the African elephant, I then testified of the whale, pronouncing him the most devout of all beings.

Where they disagreed, he calls attention to the fact, occasionally pronouncing in favour of one version rather than another (ii.