Sentence Examples


  • He was elected president.
  • For the Long Parliament, which met on the 3rd of November 1640, he was elected for Downton in Wiltshire, but the return was disputed, and he did not take his seat - his election not being declared valid until the last days of the Rump.
  • He was afterwards appointed professor ordinarius of philosophy at Kiel (1873), and in 1878 he was elected to the philosophical chair at Tubingen.
  • He was elected a deputy of the nobility to the states-general, where he sat alongside of his friend La Fayette.
  • In 1827 he received the rectory of West Tytherley, Hampshire, and two years later he was elected headmaster of Harrow.