Sentence Examples


  • He was Queen Catherine's confessor and her only champion and advocate.
  • They in return gladly accepted a champion who lent them the prestige and influence of the church.
  • Hence the strength with which a champion of the faith like Anselm insists on the subordination of reason.
  • Syracuse passed through another reign of terror; the new despot proclaimed himself the champion of popular government, and had the senate and the heads of the oligarchical party massacred wholesale.
  • On the death of Ninoslav in 1250, vigorous efforts were made to exterminate the Bogomil heresy; and to this end, Bela IV., who appeared as the champion of Roman Catholicism, Hungarian' secured the election of his nominee Prijesda to the banate.