Usage examples for princely

  1. In all these princely dealings, in all royal affairs, we can and should be nothing but shadows. – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  2. A sudden thought struck her: his garments were worn and soiled by travel, and that princely crest, fallen and dejected, no longer towered in proud defiance above the sons of men. – Alice, or The Mysteries, Book X by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  3. They were noted for their princely extravagance. – Stories from Tagore by Rabindranath Tagore
  4. We shall give our gold in a princely sum, But what did we give to- day? – The Girl Wanted by Nixon Waterman
  5. At his court lived Duke Ulric, of Wuertemberg, an exile, driven from his country by the Emperor, and the Swabian League, but undaunted, eager for war, and continually busied with plans for recovering his princely seat. – The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli by Johann Hottinger
  6. But in spite of the danger of the situation, the noble face of the cardinal was completely undisturbed, and his bearing princely. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  7. I have requested his Princely Excellency to hold my sons and children in his favour, to which he has answered that so long as you conduct yourselves well this shall be the case. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  8. A salary, not princely but sufficient, was voted to Mr. Conneally, and he was given authority over a Scripture- reader and a schoolmaster. – Hyacinth 1906 by George A. Birmingham
  9. He had not the slightest doubt that Mr. Wallingford's bill would be princely, he was positive that it would be paid; but a vague wonder had crossed his mind as to who would regrettingly pay it. – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  10. Mighty glad was I to make my escape; and in about an hour or two, we entered a wild tract of country, not unlike the skirts of a princely park. – Dreams, Waking Thoughts, and Incidents by William Beckford
  11. It was in this century that the great princely families of Germany, the Wettiners, the Hohenzollerns, the Brunswickers, and the Wittelsbachers, gained their influential position in European politics. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag
  12. When Count Dunois appeareth in the lists, Each humbler suitor must forsake the field; Still it doth ill become a shepherd maid To stand as consort by your princely side. – The Maid of Orleans A Tragedy by Frederich Schiller
  13. I've often seen it- you speak, you express an opinion, but you might just as well express a quite different one, for in reality you have no opinion and no belief, and the only thing you care about is your princely self- possession. – Royal Highness by Thomas Mann
  14. I saw a beautiful and dignified woman of princely figure, of noble, majestic nature. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official