Usage examples for Omnium

  1. She had played out her game in life, and there was no probability that she would live to be called cousin by a Duchess of Omnium. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  2. The party assembled at Matching Priory, a country house belonging to Mr. Palliser, in which Lady Glencora took much delight, was not large, because Mr. Palliser's uncle, the Duke of Omnium, who was with them, was now a very old man, and one who did not like very large gatherings of people. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  3. Then begins, indeed, the bellum omnium in omnia, which some philosophers observing to be so general in this world, have mistaken it for the natural, instead of the abusive state of man. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  4. The duke spoken of was the Duke of Omnium, and Phineas well remembered to have heard some rumours about the Duke and Madame Max. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  5. It was in regard to the old Duke of Omnium, of his nephew and heir, and of his heir's wife, Lady Glencora, that I was anxious to carry out this idea; but others added themselves to my mind as I went on, and I got round me a circle of persons as to whom I knew not only their present characters, but how those characters were to be affected by years and circumstances. – Autobiography of Anthony Trollope by Anthony Trollope
  6. Trumpeton Wood belonged to that old friend of ours, the Duke of Omnium, who had now almost fallen into second childhood. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  7. The Duke of Omnium she had never seen; but his name had been mentioned to her by Lady Glencora, and she was quick to use it. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  8. She did, however, know that Lady Cantrip was a countess all over, and would be shocked at the idea of a daughter of a Duke of Omnium marrying the younger son of a country squire. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  9. But Lady Glencora was the social queen of the party to which he belonged, and Mr. Palliser was Chancellor of the Exchequer, and would some day be Duke of Omnium. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  10. But he also learned that there was some romance in the lady's life which connected her with the Duke of Omnium. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  11. The first English bibliography of works upon this subject which our book- hunter has come across so far is a thin quarto volume entitled 'Catalogus plerumque omnium Authorum qui de Re Heraldica scripserunt, ' by Thomas Gore, and it appeared first in 1668. A second edition was published in 1674: both are now very scarce. – The Book-Hunter at Home by P. B. M. Allan
  12. Lady Chiltern was right in saying that the Duchess of Omnium was always as good as her word. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  13. It is no longer the spirit of the State, where the individual- although in a limited manner, under a particular form and in a special sphere- behaves as a generic being, in conjunction with other individuals; it has become the spirit of bourgeois society, of the sphere of egoism, of the bellum omnium contra omnes. – Selected Essays by Karl Marx
  14. Of himself he might be sure that he would certainly have done this as readily for any Mr. Jones as for the Duke of Omnium; but were he to do it, it would be said of him that it had been done because the man was Duke of Omnium. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  15. They tell me that the Duke of Omnium is to take my husband's place; but the Duke cannot do what he did. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  16. The Duchess of Omnium,- whom you remember as Lady Glencora Palliser. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  17. It was believed, the man said, that the Duke of Omnium was poorly. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  18. To judge from the Chukches our primitive ancestors by no means so much resembled beasts of prey as they are commonly imagined to have done, and it may, perhaps, have been the case that " bellum omnium inter omnes" was first brought in with the higher culture of the Bronze or Iron Age. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  19. Unus omnia, et nihil omnium. – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  20. Inter familiares, comites, convivas, hospites, Tam facili fuit morum suavitate Ut omnium animos ad se alliceret; Tam felici sermonis libertate Ut nulli adulatus, omnibus placeret. – Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. during the last twenty years of his life by Hesther Lynch Piozzi