Sentence Examples with the word compose

In the north he had to compose the dissensions of the Christian princes in Tripoli, Antioch and Edessa (1109-1110), and to help them to maintain their ground against the Mahommedan princes of N.E.

In later times when it became customary to compose midrashic works under well-known names, a book of Jashar naturally made its appearance.

The observation of the existence of an analogy between the series of gradations presented by the species which compose any great group of animals or plants, and the series of embryonic conditions of the highest members of that group.

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She glanced down, taking a moment to compose herself, and then placed her hand over Jackson's.

Again, a: station of moderate size may collect goods destined for a great variety of places but not in sufficient quantities to compose a full train-load for any of them, and then it becomes impossible; except at the cost of uneconomical working, to avoid despatching trains which contain wagons intended for many diverse destinations.

The rocks which compose the ancient floor are thrown into folds which run approximately from W.S.W.

Compositae compose a quarter of the Andean flora, which is a greater proportion than in any in the world.

Roscellinus appears at first to have imagined that his tritheistic theory had the sanction of Lanfranc and Anselm, and the latter was led in consequence to compose his treatise De fide Trinitatis.

The general assembly elects the five judges who compose the high court.

Any number of spikelets may compose the inflorescence, and their arrangement is very various.