Sentence Examples

  • Even now the work of spoliation was not complete.
  • Her practical sense showed her the necessity of submitting to spoliation when she was overpowered.
  • On his return he found both his parents dead, and was appointed the guardian of his eleven young brothers and sisters, in which capacity, profiting by the spoliation of the church, he accumulated immense riches.
  • Only the Temple records recall the spoliation of the sanctuary of Jerusalem, and traditions of Jeroboam I.
  • Already it had been robbed of many of its works of art, among them the Athena Promachos and the Parthenos of Pheidias, for the adornment of Constantinople, and further spoliation took place when the church of St Sophia was built in A.D.