Sentence Examples


  • Without preamble he began talking.
  • Fred took little time with his preamble before pushing for­ward.
  • Its preamble stated that its object was " to exterminate the root and ground of this pest."
  • The preamble states that the king has granted the charter on the advice of various prelates and barons, some of whom, including the archbishop of Canterbury, the papal legate Pandulf, and William Marshal, earl of Pembroke, are mentioned by name.
  • Its duties are shown by the preamble to the laws of Ine, king of Wessex, and 200 years later by the preamble to those of Alfred the Great, while several similar cases could be instanced.

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