Sentence Examples with the word time served

Penalty for vagrancy rose over the years from time served in stocks, to whipping, to branding, and then to death.

At the synod of the dissident cardinals, assembled at Pisa, views of this type were in the ascendant; and, although protests were not lacking, the necessities of the time served as a pretext for ignoring all objections.

He took part in all the actions of the great siege, and at the same time served as a librarian in the city archives.