Sentence Examples

  • The question of road superintendence received early attention from the government of the restoration.
  • In 1822 he became director of the Seeberg observatory, and in 1825 was promoted to a corresponding position at Berlin, where a new observatory, built under his superintendence, was inaugurated in 1835.
  • Libraries and archives are under the superintendence of the Ministry of Public Instruction.
  • In the reign of Tiberius he held the office of praetor, and was appointed to the superintendence of the roads and bridges.
  • Traj an's scheme for the "alimentation" of poor children was carried out upon a larger scale under the superintendence of a special official called praefectus alimentorum.