CENSOR's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of censor
Definition:
n. overseer of morals; official responsible for removal of objectionable or sensitive content
Example:
Soldiers dislike having their mail read by a censor but understand the need for this precaution.
Sentence in Classic:
Which being observed by Quintius Fabius when censor, he caused all those new citizens to be classed in four Tribes, that being reduced within this narrow limit they might not have it in their power to corrupt the entire State.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
For as the censors became the arbiters of morals in Rome, it was very much owing to them that the progress of the Romans towards corruption was retarded.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context