Sentence Examples with the word familiar

This fashion continued until, in the 17th century, the sleeves became much fuller; but it was not till the, 8th century that they developed into the familiar exaggerated balloon shape, confined at the wrists by a ribbon, beyond which a ruffle projected.

The Grail is here surrounded with the atmosphere of awe and reverence familiar to us through the 1 The etymology of the 0.

How, with this pope's support throughout his long reign, the gradual filling of nearly all the sees of Latin Christendom with bishops of their own selection, and their practical capture, directly or indirectly, of the education of the clergy in seminaries, they contrived to stamp out the last remains of independence everywhere, and to crown the Ultramontane triumph with the Vatican Decrees, is matter of familiar knowledge.

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To the great majority of English readers the name of no knight of King Arthur's court -is so familiar as is that of Sir Lancelot.

The thick wood is not just at our door, nor the pond, but somewhat is always clearing, familiar and worn by us, appropriated and fenced in some way, and reclaimed from Nature.

She didn't see her brother's bleached hair and familiar face anywhere in the crowd.

Bumpus jumped from his nap at the sound of the familiar word.

Ostraka inscribed with familiar political names were found in the course of the work.

Rice sports into far more varieties than any of the corns familiar to Europeans; for some varieties grow in the water and some on dry land; some come to maturity in three months, while others take four and six months to do so.

An accomplishment later of great service to Hamilton, common enough in the Antilles, but very rare in the English continental colonies, was a familiar command of French.