Sentence Examples with the word Senior

A similar investigation took place with regard to the assessors (paredri) whom the three senior archons chose to assist them.

In politics an extreme States'-Rights Democrat, he opposed the coercion of the South, and after the Civil War became senior counsel for Jefferson Davis on his indictment for treason, and was one of his bondsmen; these facts and O'Conor's connexion with the Roman Catholic Church affected unfavourably his political fortunes.

The more important - that for the south quarter - consisted of ten members, (1) the senior member of the nobility, who sat for life, (2) representatives (for periods of three years) of the eight towns: Dordrecht, Haarlem, Delft, Leiden, Amsterdam, Gouda, Rotterdam and Gorinchem, with a tenth member (usually elected biennially) for the towns of Schiedam, Schoonhoven and Brill conjointly.

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In this thinker, who was his senior by five years, Goethe found the master he sought; Herder taught him the significance of Gothic architecture, revealed to him the charm of nature's simplicity, and inspired him with enthusiasm for Shakespeare and the Volkslied.

In the Lutheran church the title Archidiakonus is given in some places to the senior assistant pastor of a church.

Going to Trinity College, Cambridge, he graduated as senior wrangler in 1865, and obtained the first Smith's prize of the year, the second being gained by Professor Alfred Marshall.

The funds of the college, arising from lands and the fees of students, are managed solely by the provost and seven senior fellows, who form a board, to which and to the academic council the whole government of the university, both in its executive and its legislative branches, is committed.

At present he ranks simply as senior Harpooneer; and as such, is but one of the captain's more inferior subalterns.

The twelve senior thegns of the hundred play a part, the nature of which is rather doubtful, in the development of the English system of justice.

Jenn was Dusty's most senior female Guardian, the captain of the Western Hemisphere's spy network.