Sentence Examples


  • There is no proof that any direct emolument was ever attached to the office, while the expense and trouble entailed by it must often have been very great.
  • Two years later he was appointed physician to Queen Elizabeth, with the usual emolument of £too a year.
  • The Institutionum historiae ecclesiasticae libri appeared in 1726, and in the same year he was appointed by the duke of Brunswick abbot of Marienthal, to which dignity and emolument the abbacy of Michaelstein was added in the following year.
  • They were insatiable in their demands for office and emolument, and when they discovered that the shah, acting by the advice of the British envoy, was levying from among their tribesmen regiments to be directly under his control, they took care that the plan should fail.
  • Every position of influence and emolument was assigned to them; they themselves boastingly called the important province of Irak the garden of Koreish.