Sentence Examples with the word fifteenth

COUNCIL OF VIENNE, an ecclesiastical council, which in the Roman Catholic Church ranks as the fifteenth ecumenical synod.

The provision last mentioned was nullified by the fourteenth and fifteenth amendments to the constitution of the United States.

In 1866, 1867 and 1869, respectively, the legislature refused to ratify the thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth amendments to the Federal constitution.

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In his fifteenth year he entered the order of the Dominicans, attracted partly by reading the lives of Albertus Magnus and Aquinas, partly by his love of learning.

I I (see, for the parallel with the case of Vespasian and Titus, Ramsay, St Paul the Roman Traveller, p. 387), so that the fifteenth year would be roughly A.D.

Absolute master of his country's fate in his fifteenth year (see Charles Xii.), and the league of Denmark, Saxony and Russia, formed two years later to partition Sweden (see Patktl, Johann Reinhold; Peter The Great; Charles Xii.), precipitated Sweden into a sea of troubles in which she was finally submerged.

He further found that there was an element which he termed boreal in a more intense degree, which amounted to about a fifteenth of the whole flora.

The mandibular symphysis extends backwards at least to the fifteenth tooth.

He was the fifteenth child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley (see Wesley Family).

The addition of the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution caused a reaction, the Democratic party secured control in 1870, and in 1871 the constitutional amendment of 1866 was abrogated.