1 Finally he put forward his colleague Cornelius to preside in the senate and public council, that from day to day he might advise what should be done.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXX.
2 The activity of a church like this is immense and far-reaching, and the bishops who preside over these organizations throughout the land are among the most powerful Negro rulers in the world.
3 Mr. Choate kindly consented to preside.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonContext Highlight In Chapter XVI.
4 Hannah Brown will preside, and all are.
5 Being a little embarrassed at first, and feeling much too young to preside, I made Steerforth take the head of the table when dinner was announced, and seated myself opposite to him.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 24. MY FIRST DISSIPATION
6 She sent many messages of regret to him from behind her closed door and left the two frightened girls to preside over the supper table.
7 So the Prior of Saint Botolph's hobbled back again into the refectory, to preside over the stockfish and ale, which was just serving out for the friars' breakfast.
8 In the morning, Felton came as usual; but Milady allowed him to preside over all the preparations for breakfast without addressing a word to him.
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9 The greatest manufacturer is but a busier Sam Clark, and all the rotund senators and presidents are village lawyers and bankers grown nine feet tall.
10 Among them were college presidents, leading scientists and men of letters, and specialists in many subjects.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonContext Highlight In Chapter XIV.
11 For could the sun do that, then could I do the other; since there is ever a sort of fair play herein, jealousy presiding over all creations.
12 A supper-table, glittering with plate and cut glass, was set out, on whose arrangements our former friend, old Chloe, was presiding.
13 Miss Crawford was silenced, and with some feelings of resentment and mortification, moved her chair considerably nearer the tea-table, and gave all her attention to Mrs. Norris, who was presiding there.
14 Thirteen years had seen her mistress of Kellynch Hall, presiding and directing with a self-possession and decision which could never have given the idea of her being younger than she was.
15 Roger Wolcott, then Governor of Massachusetts, was the presiding officer, and on the platform with him were many other officials and hundreds of distinguished men.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonContext Highlight In Chapter XV.