POTENTATE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of potentate
Definition:
n. monarch; ruler who is unconstrained by law
Example:
The potentate spent more time at Monte Carlo than he did at home on his throne.
Sentence in Classic:
Such were the wars waged by Alexander the Great, and by the Romans, and such are those which we see every day carried on by one potentate against another.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Without taking overmuch upon myself my good word will go far towards gaining any strange gentleman a fair reception from yonder potentate you wot of.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
His bosom was loaded with medals, some in massive silver, and one or two even in gold, the gifts of various Christian potentates during the long period of his life.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
These potentates had two principal anxieties: the one, that no foreigner should enter Italy under arms; the other, that none of themselves should seize more territory.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli Context
Legree, like some potentates we read of in history, governed his plantation by a sort of resolution of forces.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context
Besides, that shrinking from having Miss Havisham and Estella discussed, which had come upon me in the beginning, grew much more potent as time went on.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Now, to meet these difficulties and their attendant disorders, there is no more potent, effectual, wholesome, and necessary remedy than to slay the sons of Brutus.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Strange as it all was, bizarre as it may hereafter seem even to us who felt its potent influence at the time, it comforted us much; and the silence, which showed Mrs.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
And there he was generous and curiously potent; he stayed firm inside her, giving to her, while she was active.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context