Sentence Examples


  • It is only conferred on those of royal lineage and upon high officers of state.
  • The Afghans are eternally boasting of their lineage, their independence and their prowess.
  • His lineage was (in the opinion of one of them at least) of doubtful purity; and so it was his duty to lay down the high-priesthood and be content to rule the nation.
  • The argument has come to rest on the agreement between the cell-lineage of Polyclads and that of certain Mollusca and Annelids.
  • His father, Pons, comte de Fenelon, was a country gentleman of ancient lineage, large family and small estate.