Sentence in Classic:
But this displeasing the senate, and the matter appearing to them grave and dangerous, they appointed a dictator to inquire into it, and to restrain the attacks of Manlius.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Yes, their supreme lord and dictator was there, though hitherto unseen by any eyes not permitted to penetrate into the now sacred retreat of the cabin.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
I could not catch what Stangerson said to that, but the other burst out swearing, and reminded him that he was nothing more than his paid servant, and that he must not presume to dictate to him.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The celebrated doctor announced to the princess (a feeling of what was due from him dictated his doing so) that he ought to see the patient once more.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
After giving these and other commands he returned to his tent, and the dispositions for the battle were written down from his dictation.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I resorted to Traddles for advice; who suggested that he should dictate speeches to me, at a pace, and with occasional stoppages, adapted to my weakness.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I was always treated as if I had insisted on being born in opposition to the dictates of reason, religion, and morality, and against the dissuading arguments of my best friends.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Of course my statement must be taken cum grano, since I am writing from the dictation of a clerk of the Russian consul, who kindly translated for me, time being short.