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Definitions of kings

  1. Two books of the Old Testament.
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Quotes of kings

  1. That is the great mistake about the affections. It is not the rise and fall of empires, the birth and death of kings or the marching of armies that move them most. When they answer from their depths, it is to the domestic joys and tragedies of life. – Amelia Barr
  2. The governments of the present day have to deal not merely with other governments, with emperors, kings and ministers, but also with the secret societies which have everywhere their unscrupulous agents, and can at the last moment upset all the governments' plans. – Benjamin Disraeli
  3. I have dined with kings I've been offered wings. And I've never been too impressed. – Bob Dylan
  4. I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world. – Thomas A. Edison
  5. Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love. – Khalil Gibran
  6. Kings are in the moral order what monsters are in the natural. – Henri Gregoire
  7. I heard the Bloc Party record Japan before it came out in the UK as they are on the V2 record label. I think it has a great vibe and has great songs. I also think the Kings of Leon are right up my street. – Kelly Jones
  8. The Jewish nation is indeed, the heart of the world and there is no reason for the existence of empires, kings rulers, masses or systems aside from their reaction to the Jewish people. – Meir Kahane
  9. What are kings when regiment is gone, but perfect shadows in a sunshine day? – Christopher Marlowe
  10. Kings in this world should imitate God, their mercy should be above their works. – William Penn
  11. Kings are more prone to mistrust the good than the bad; and they are always afraid of the virtues of others. – Sallust
  12. One day, out of irritation, I said, you know all of those years with the Royal Shakespeare Company, all those years of playing kings and princes and speaking black verse, and bestriding the landscape of England was nothing but a preparation for sitting in the captain's chair of the Enterprise. – Patrick Stewart
  13. I always say that I am very proud of the work that I did with the Rolling Stones and that I am also proud of what I have done with the Rhythm Kings – Bill Wyman
  14. I love to play smaller crowds with the Rhythm Kings – Bill Wyman

Usage examples for kings

  1. They have made a mockery of you, and have changed you from men into mere images, because of the imagination which has possessed you, that you should reign with Christ as kings and princes, and that angels should minister unto you. – The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love by Emanuel Swedenborg
  2. Accordingly, the two kings began to collect fresh forces. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume II by Aubrey Stewart & George Long
  3. Two kings of diamonds ... – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy
  4. All the Kings were obliged to travel from one Royal manor to another, as M. Jusserand has pointed out, from sheer motives of economy. – Chaucer and His England by G. G. Coulton
  5. I seem to recall back in King Harry's time he offered England to anybody who'd invade us, but none of your Papist kings troubled to take up his gift. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  6. " Kings in our own right," muttered Dravot. – The Phantom 'Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories by Rudyard Kipling
  7. " Why, we treat our kings like kings smiled the other. – Dawn of All by Robert Hugh Benson
  8. After these words the Wahimas, whom Stas commanded to rise, stood up almost as one man, for, accustomed to the dreadful power of kings they did not dare to resist. – In Desert and Wilderness by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  9. English kings had, indeed, every temptation to this direct course. – Irish Nationality by Alice Stopford Green
  10. Iskender next informed his friend in confidence that there was no real intention of going to the Valley of the Kings – The Valley of the Kings by Marmaduke Pickthall
  11. What shall be our excuse with thee, and thou of the sons of the kings – Tales from the Arabic Volume 3 by John Payne
  12. " We've no kings in my country," she said, taking my hand in hers. – The King's Mirror by Anthony Hope
  13. " The Kings of Egypt do not pay their slaves," remarked the Prince shortly. – Moon of Israel by H. Rider Haggard
  14. He says that the Dales and the Kings were always friends. – Girls of the Forest by L. T. Meade
  15. I want to see five Inglish kings – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  16. You are the daughter, the wife, and the mother of kings – Cinq Mars, Complete by Alfred de Vigny Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  17. He has even more power than most kings have nowadays. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  18. Ye know full well the custom of the men of Troneg: we must in duty bound remain here with the kings at court. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown
  19. Shall ye rest with old kings In the place of their pride? – Suppliant Maidens and Other Plays by AEschylus
  20. One giveth kings a greeting different from their men. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown

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