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reign as in:  She reigned over England

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  • During his reign, Augustus shrank the size of the senate from 900 to 600 members.
    reign = time during which he ruled
  • It's probably fair to say that in all the years of Hitler's reign, no person was able to serve the Führer as loyally as me.   (source)
    reign = rule
  • We think of Jehanzeb's reign as a golden period in our history.   (source)
    reign = time of rule
  • In his absence, his cousin Daoud Khan had ended the king's forty-year reign with a bloodless coup.   (source)
  • But when the reign of Tiberius ended, his poems were forgotten.   (source)
  • She was a widow, a chameleon lady who worked in her flower beds in an old straw hat and men's coveralls, but after her five o'clock bath she would appear on the porch and reign over the street in magisterial beauty.   (source)
    reign = rule
  • ...in the third year of His Majesty's reign,   (source)
    reign = time of rule
  • "As soon as circumstances allow, a tribunal will be established to determine whether you behaved honorably during Redd's reign or whether you are, in fact, guilty of war crimes," Alyss said.   (source)
  • ...their reign had been the golden age of Narnia.   (source)
    reign = time of rule (of those kings and queens)
  • Their first act was to gallop in a body right round the boundaries of the farm, as though to make quite sure that no human being was hiding anywhere upon it; then they raced back to the farm buildings to wipe out the last traces of Jones's hated reign.   (source)
    reign = rule (like that of a king or queen)
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  • It was his introduction to the reign of primitive law, and he met the introduction halfway.   (source)
    reign = rule
  • One and all we felt that the holy calm that lay like sunshine over the wasted face and form was only an earthly token and symbol of the calm that was to reign for ever.   (source)
  • In the reign of Henry VIII.   (source)
    reign = the time during which a king or queen ruled
  • The wide circumference of an elaborate ruff, beneath his grey beard, in the antiquated fashion of King James's reign, caused his head to look not a little like that of John the Baptist in a charger.   (source)
    reign = time of rule
  • "My reign is not yet over"—these words were legible in one of these inscriptions—"you live, and my power is complete."   (source)
  • How long ago it is, aunt, since we used to repeat the chronological order of the kings of England, with the dates of their accession, and most of the principal events of their reigns!   (source)
    reigns = the time during which a king or queen ruled
  • Do you, in fact, suppose that my reign is in danger?   (source)
    reign = rule (like that of a king or queen)
  • "We are saddened to see that even your home has suffered from Redd's reign," Bibwit pressed on.   (source)
  • My reign thrives on deceit and violence.   (source)
  • The Alyssians: a boil on the face of her reign, a thorn in the fist of her rule.   (source)
  • Their reign was the Golden Age in Narnia...   (source)
    reign = the time of their rule
  • These two Kings and two Queens governed Narnia well, and long and happy was their reign.   (source)
    reign = the time during which they ruled
  • In 1933, the year Baba was born and the year Zahir Shah began his forty-year reign of Afghanistan, two brothers, young men from a wealthy and reputable family in Kabul, got behind the wheel of their father's Ford roadster.   (source)
    reign = time of rule
  • Long reign White Imagination!   (source)
    reign = rule
  • She was only a little bit of a thing compared with one of our ships, or even with the ... which Narnia had owned when Lucy and Edmund had reigned there   (source)
    reigned = ruled (held royal office and were in charge)
  • ...you shall be taught obedience to my reign.   (source)
    reign = rule (like that of a king or queen)
  • And equal over equals to let reign,
    One over all with unsucceeded power.   (source)
  • ...better Macbeth
    Than such an one to reign.   (source)
    reign = rule
  • —Yet my heart
    Throbs to know one thing: tell me,—if your art
    Can tell so much,—shall Banquo's issue ever
    Reign in this kingdom?   (source)
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reign as in:  uncertainty reigns

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  • Fame reigns in Hollywood.
    reigns = is most important or powerful
  • "Home of the Joplin High Eagles—reigning state champions in girls' basketball," CyFi says.   (source)
    reigning = time of their championship
  • A vast silence reigned over the land.   (source)
    reigned = was most powerful or noticeable
  • In 1935, when Cunningham's record of 4:06.7 reigned, science weighed in.   (source)
    reigned = was recognized as the best
  • ...gloom and fear reigned over Narnia.   (source)
    reigned = was most powerful or noticeable
  • That bridge led Anne's dancing feet up over a wooded hill beyond, where perpetual twilight reigned under the straight, thick-growing firs and spruces; the only flowers there were myriads of delicate "June bells," those shyest and sweetest of woodland blooms, and a few pale, aerial starflowers, like the spirits of last year's blossoms.   (source)
    reigned = prevailed (noticeably existed)
  • Stillness reigns, the torches blink dully, the time drags heavily.   (source)
    reigns = is most noticeable (predominate)
  • The presence of Safie diffused happiness among its inhabitants, and I also found that a greater degree of plenty reigned there.   (source)
    reigned = prevailed (noticeably existed)
  • The chapel was soon afterwards left to the silence and stillness which reigned in it, with few interruptions, throughout the year.   (source)
    reigned = was most powerful or noticeable
  • ...it is winter in Narnia ... Daughter of Eve from the far land of Spare Oom where eternal summer reigns...   (source)
    reigns = is important or noticeable
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  • he was helpless under the reign of his egotism
  • Cash reigns supreme when interest rates are so high.
  • ...Our fears in Banquo
    Stick deep; and in his royalty of nature
    Reigns that which would be fear'd.   (source)
    reigns = is most powerful, important, or noticeable
  •   Suspecting that we both were in a house
      Where the infectious pestilence did reign,
      Seal'd up the doors, and would not let us forth;
      So that my speed to Mantua there was stay'd.   (source)
    reign = was most powerful
  • ...there golden sleep doth reign:   (source)
    reign = is most powerful
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  • Over the next twelve hours, chaos continued to reign on Frobozz as every gunter in the OASIS scrambled to reach the planet and join the fray.†   (source)
  • My relatives and I are proud to be Iranian, but we also give tremendous thanks for our lives in America, a nation where freedom reigns.†   (source)
  • But King Wen of Zhou reigned much earlier, from 1099 BC to 1050 BC.†   (source)
  • Well, Fatima's may have been shuttered, reflected the Count, but weren't the flower shops of Paris shuttered under the "reign" of Robespierre, and didn't that city now abound in blossoms?†   (source)
  • By the time I got to Columbine, hundreds of desperate parents and relatives, police officers, bomb squads, reporters, and onlookers had already descended on the area around the school, and complete pandemonium reigned.†   (source)
  • She was born in Virginia in the 1880s, after federal troops had been withdrawn and a reign of violence and terror had begun, designed to deny any political or social rights for African Americans.†   (source)
  • It happened on a damp, overcast day in the spring of 1959, she said, the twenty-sixth year of King Zahir Shah's mostly uneventful forty-year reign.†   (source)
  • Kronos, the lord of the Titans, called his reign the Golden Age because men lived innocent and free of all knowledge.†   (source)
  • Chaos reigned, to hear the federal judge tell it.†   (source)
  • I thought then that Wayne Parr would always reign as our grand marshal.†   (source)
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  • One floor down, pandemonium reigned.†   (source)
  • What else do we sing at an untimely death, what else but that catchy number that is categorized in The Pilgrim Hymnal as a favorite hymn of "ascension and reign"—the popular "Crown Him with Many Crowns," a real organ-breaker?†   (source)
  • She didn't wish to reign over this city again.†   (source)
  • He reigned for just under seventeen minutes.†   (source)
  • Your nephew reigns in King's Landing.†   (source)
  • You believe you are the masters of the world, but your reign as kings and gods is at an end.†   (source)
  • This is why, today, real power has passed from reigning monarchs to constitutional assemblies, making royals such as Queen Elizabeth mere symbols of national unity.†   (source)
  • All this, I promise to do today and for all the days of my reign, before all the witnesses of the Earth and heavens.†   (source)
  • It was a blessing that Chencha appeared at this very moment, amid the reigning confusion, and pronounced those magical words supper is served.†   (source)
  • Apparently, the end of Snow's reign didn't equal the end of his terror.†   (source)
  • At night—apart from our house, and the Playa's—complete darkness reigned on the street.†   (source)
  • As Merton puts it: "This specious validity of the self-fulfilling prophecy perpetuates a reign of error.†   (source)
  • They strive to end the king's reign.†   (source)
  • or the hundred and twenty-eighth year of the reign of Sad King Billy, who has not reigned for at least a hundred of those years.†   (source)
  • Or virtually any novel of the naturalistic movement of the late nineteenth century, where the law of the jungle and survival of the fittest reign.†   (source)
  • Madam reigned over her end of the table with the occasional flutter of her fan, the wave of hair above her brow threatening to crash at any moment.†   (source)
  • That was in the reign of the Emperor Constantine.†   (source)
  • We're hoping to align ourselves with Maxon's reign, and work toward eliminating the castes.†   (source)
  • At last we were seated again and silence reigned upstairs.†   (source)
  • King Louis XIV had it stamped onto the barrels of all of the cannons that were forged during his reign.†   (source)
  • I went to the window: peace reigned in the streets.†   (source)
  • He promised the young princess that hers would be a long reign.†   (source)
  • Why did you decide, now, to give Alice free reign?†   (source)
  • Mayhem reigned until Director-General Davis signaled the orchestra to begin playing the introductory "Columbian March."†   (source)
  • Along with that, chaos and uncertainty reign among the residents, loyalties often divide, and personnel changes occur.†   (source)
  • But among them, his former pupils, excited by the high-sounding proclamations, the determination reigned to sacrifice their skins for a lost cause.†   (source)
  • No offense, but you used to be the reigning prince of fools.†   (source)
  • The ranks of Bursegs were doubled in the first sixteen years of his reign.†   (source)
  • And at that very moment the door bolt rattled to bieak the calm that now reigned in the barracks.†   (source)
  • Clara reigned over them like a small, happy, toothless queen.†   (source)
  • She, after all, is the reigning head of the family.†   (source)
  • "Obviously there are quite a few factors that determine personality, including a person's upbringing and experiences," David continues, "but despite the peace and prosperity that had reigned in this country for nearly a century, it seemed advantageous to our ancestors to reduce the risk of these undesirable qualities showing up in our population by correcting them.†   (source)
  • A pregnant silence reigns.†   (source)
  • An uneasy silence reigned for a moment, and then finally Mr Lewis rose to his feet.†   (source)
  • And the postwar reign of the automobile proceeded without much further challenge.†   (source)
  • Let freedom reign.†   (source)
  • In her five-year reign she'd won the loyalty and love of her subjects.†   (source)
  • She reigned over cupboards stacked high with food that would not be eaten for weeks, even months; she was queen of canned vegetables bought by the case, special fondants and ribbon candy curled up in tiny silver dishes.†   (source)
  • Now, why don't you tell me the plans you've made for your reign as leader of the Dark Daughters?'†   (source)
  • And, with a fanfare of trumpets and drums, they stated in order that: "Henceforth and forthwith, let it be known by all men that rhyme and reason reign once more in wisdom."†   (source)
  • It's time to give up your reign.†   (source)
  • He'd brought about more change in his reign than the country had undergone in three centuries.†   (source)
  • As an educated man successful in his profession, as an eminent Republican and church leader-even though of the Methodist church-Mr. Clutter was entitled to rank among the local patricians, but just as he had never joined the Garden City Country Club, he had never sought to associate with the reigning coterie.†   (source)
  • But Bree, believe it or not, reigns me in.†   (source)
  • A huge white straw hat reigned over layers of gold and pearl beads draped over too much bosom and too little dress.†   (source)
  • "Yes," I say, ending my one-minute reign as Queen of Spence.†   (source)
  • Such grandiose declarations were commonplace during Ceausescu's reign, for his master plan—to create a nation worthy of the New Socialist Man—was an exercise in grandiosity.†   (source)
  • I felt that stab of guilt, but pushed it away because I was tired of protecting her from my father, forgiving him for leaving us for the pregnant Weather Pet, giving Ashley free reign to hurt me because she was The Bride.†   (source)
  • But then it had all come; right in the end, for two mysterious children had suddenly appeared from the land beyond the world's end and had rescued him so that he came home to Narnia and had a long and prosperous reign.†   (source)
  • Tomas had longed for a world in which justice would reign.†   (source)
  • May thy peaceful reign last long.†   (source)
  • We huddled together for a moment while chaos reigned around us, and it occurred to me that they probably knew nothing at all about the last ten years of my life, including the very fact that I was incarcerated.†   (source)
  • You'd have been one life against the darkness of Marcus's reign.†   (source)
  • Confusion reigned in downtown Tehran.†   (source)
  • —to tell you, to open your heart and let Charity reign.†   (source)
  • Now, if you will excuse for me a moment, I have to reign.†   (source)
  • Rowan shall constitute a fifth kingdom under the reign of Astaroth.†   (source)
  • As much as she reigned over everything, snippets of the truth must have seeped out.†   (source)
  • Not the wisest thing, during the reign of a military junta, to show a movie that blames AIDS on soldiers.†   (source)
  • Nothing but confusion and disorder reign.†   (source)
  • He came unto the timeless halls where shining fall the countless years, and endless reigns theElder King in Ilmarin on Mountain sheer; and words unheard were spoken then of folk of Men and Elven-kin, beyond the world were visions showed forbid to those that dwell therein.†   (source)
  • From his reading, Mortenson knew how cut off all of Badakshan had been from the world during the reign of the Taliban.†   (source)
  • Confusion reigned.†   (source)
  • I was a broken vase and my father's tight reign was the glue.†   (source)
  • It has ever been so, since the reign of the first king to unite both worlds: the High King—Arthur Pendragon.†   (source)
  • I'm too tired to reign over vampirekind, let alone enslave the human race.†   (source)
  • I CAME INTO THIS WORLD ON THE FIFTH DAY of the six month of the third year of Emperor Daoguang's reign.†   (source)
  • The laws of nature are large average effects which reign impersonally.†   (source)
  • Pollard was finally well enough to travel and returned to the town in which he had once reigned supreme.†   (source)
  • The already frantic crowd went rabid; the ranks of uniformed "American" soldiers broke, and if chaos had ruled previously, nihilistic mobocracy now reigned supreme.†   (source)
  • Authority reigns.†   (source)
  • Until the day when, as a junior-level diplomat in puritanical Peking, in a parlor at the German ambassador's house, during the "Reign of a Hundred Flowers," I first saw her ...singing the death scene from Madame Butterfly.†   (source)
  • He grasped that these men, who called themselves the Friends of the People, had seized possession of Project X, tonight, a few hours ago, intending to establish a reign of their own.†   (source)
  • Appalled silence reigned before Noah finally smiled.†   (source)
  • He is guilty of plotting to destroy the peaceful balance of our society and of inciting the Milago into overthrowing the great reign of our beloved Queen Kagan.†   (source)
  • "At this period of history, man began to learn more about his environment—" Suddenly, pandemonium reigned.†   (source)
  • Your short reign as self-proclaimed ruler of Ten-Towns is ended.†   (source)
  • Complete chaos reigned in the woods!†   (source)
  • A general amnesty issued in 403 meant that Socrates could not be prosecuted for any of his actions during or before the reign of the Thirty Tyrants.†   (source)
  • Merle asked, as if reading my mind, and pointed up to the high ceiling, where in spray-painted letters the names stood as if reigning over the room.†   (source)
  • I will also require a free reign in overseeing the children.†   (source)
  • One parliament started when King George II began his rule and continued throughout his 35-year reign.†   (source)
  • Disorder reigned in the bitter heat.†   (source)
  • They say my reign will bring the vampires true sanctuary.†   (source)
  • Robert Scurvham had founded, during the reign of Charles I, a sect of most pure Puritans.†   (source)
  • The new should be rising: And in early childhood the sun and moon, those opposite reigning powers, I just as easily assumed rose in east and west respectively in their opposite sides of the sky, and like partners in a reel they advanced, sun from the east, moon from the west, crossed over (when I wasn't looking) and went down on the other side.†   (source)
  • She had made a dumb tactical error in regard to Streicher (she knew she was dumb about National Socialism, but how could she have been expected to be able to gauge the extent of the jealousies and resentments, the squabbles and in-fighting and disaccord which reigned among the Party members of all ranks and categories?)†   (source)
  • Erie reigns.†   (source)
  • She didn't say, but I think Star liked to have a child around to play with and love—until the strenuous first years of her reign and the Quest for the Egg left her no time.†   (source)
  • The reign of numbers was at an end.†   (source)
  • and he knew that beyond the wall of mist reigned fire.†   (source)
  • From 1821 to 1844 he had reigned supreme as Kingpin of Missouri politics, her first Senator, her most beloved idol.†   (source)
  • Osiris may become pharaoh, but his reign will be short and bitter.†   (source)
  • You truly learned nothing from your previous reign.†   (source)
  • In the idiom of symbology, there was one symbol that reigned supreme above all others.†   (source)
  • Quil dropped to his knees—Claire screamed and pulled his hair like a horse's reigns.†   (source)
  • Unfortunately, it has flourished under the king's reign.†   (source)
  • Translator's Note: King Zhou of Shang reigned from 1075 BC to 1046 BC.†   (source)
  • Dr. John Dee was Court Magician during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I in England.†   (source)
  • When they write the history of my reign, sweet sister, they will say that it began tonight.†   (source)
  • But soon the atmosphere of leaden apathy reigning over the compound began to affect them too.†   (source)
  • Fifteen days ago, the Pope, after a tremendously popular twelve-year reign, had passed away.†   (source)
  • Chartrand rushed forward, trying to reign in the camerlegno.†   (source)
  • We'll make this a reign to sing of, and damn the Lannisters to seven hells.†   (source)
  • The Devil's Advocate was appointed in advance by the reigning Pope in preparation for his own death.†   (source)
  • This was the first court session of Joffrey's reign, so Sansa looked about nervously.†   (source)
  • My father was Maekar, the First of his Name, and my brother Aegon reigned after him in my stead.†   (source)
  • How long the children reigned here or where they came from, no man can know.†   (source)
  • In Kirundi, ganza means "to reign," and the name evoked the kings that once ruled Burundi.†   (source)
  • "And anyway," Nikabrik continued, "what came of the Kings and their reign?†   (source)
  • He called it a "reign of witches," and saw no difference between Adams and the "war party."†   (source)
  • For the moment, quiet reigned within the hollow.†   (source)
  • And for two-and-eighty years, Galbatorix reigned supreme among the humans.†   (source)
  • Philadelphia, where Father Divine reigned, wasn't all that far away.†   (source)
  • Hadn't he reached the end of his reign without war?†   (source)
  • You will ascend the throne, and you will reign beside me.†   (source)
  • Make me your king, and you would be free to reign however you see fit.†   (source)
  • The sun still reigns in the sky, and I've a school full of girls awaiting my instruction and care.†   (source)
  • The last one perished during the reign of King Aegon the Third.†   (source)
  • No city could be more beautiful than Charleston during the brief reign of azaleas, no city on earth.†   (source)
  • Elsewise, I fear, your reign must end as it began, in blood and fire.†   (source)
  • For a moment, utter silence reigned as Rowan's residents merely stared at the demonic entourage.†   (source)
  • I didn't think you'd partner up with anyone until you at least got to reign for a while.†   (source)
  • In the realm of kitsch, the dictatorship of the heart reigns supreme.†   (source)
  • The prophecy was that your reign alone can provide our kind true sanctuary.†   (source)
  • Bad luck had reigned there after all, and it was no longer funny to Lou.†   (source)
  • "Caspian the Tenth, King of Narnia, and long may he reign!" answered the Dwarf.†   (source)
  • Send him victorious,
    Happy and glorious,
    Long to reign o'er us; God save the King!†   (source)
  • The thought that Galbatorix might reign forevermore in Uru'baen frightened her.†   (source)
  • Chaos will overcome Ma'at, and the Serpent will reign forever.†   (source)
  • So her reigns of error smacked of good intentions and were never as juicy as Fifi's.†   (source)
  • Ser Barristan once told me that the rot in King Aerys's reign began with Varys.†   (source)
  • Learn to use your ears more and your mouth less, or your reign will be shorter than I am.†   (source)
  • For more than a century, however, Chicago reigned as the meatpacking capital of the world.†   (source)
  • At the time it seemed we had been living under this reign of fear for years.†   (source)
  • Silence reigned for a quarter of an hour until Eragon said, "Urgals."†   (source)
  • She was named for the Daenerys who wed the Prince of Dome during the reign of Daeron the Second.†   (source)
  • He was the monarch of this brief season, and he knew the responsibilities of his reign.†   (source)
  • We reigned for years and years and learned to do things.†   (source)
  • All these pictures are to increase chaos, and make it reign forever.†   (source)
  • No matter how brutal life becomes, peace always reigns in the cemetery.†   (source)
  • The daughter of the great castle reigned as queen of love and beauty when the tourney opened.†   (source)
  • He knows that your son's short reign has been a long parade of follies and disasters.†   (source)
  • During the reign of King Baelor the Blessed a simple stonemason was chosen as High Septon.†   (source)
  • Without exception, their reigns were short and unhappy ones.†   (source)
  • I was born in the reign of Cleopatra VII.†   (source)
  • He could have told us much and more about his father's reign, and his uncle's.†   (source)
  • Aerys wed his own sister, as the Targaryens were wont to do, and reigned for ten or twelve years.†   (source)
  • "He reigned more than a year," said Tyrion.†   (source)
  • Their conquerors reigned briefly as champions, until they were vanquished in turn.†   (source)
  • My son reigns as King in the North, by the will of our lords and people.†   (source)
  • Relations between Aerys and his queen had been strained during the last years of his reign.†   (source)
  • He coughed through half of Robert's reign and all of Joffrey's.†   (source)
  • It was here that Night's King had reigned, before his name was wiped from the memory of man.†   (source)
  • "King Joffrey reigns," Quhuru Mo agreed, "but the Lannisters rule.†   (source)
  • For a thousand years and seven he reigned here, Aeron recalled.†   (source)
  • Knight-prisoner, in the ninth year of the reign of Edward Fourth.†   (source)
  • Pregnant, inscrutable silence reigns over all.†   (source)
  • A few other minor skirmishes broke out over the masks but peace eventually reigned over all.†   (source)
  • My brother Eric reigns in Amber, and I'm his prisoner.†   (source)
  • Only this time silence reigned where there had once been the peremptory "yes, ma'ams."†   (source)
  • Richard, his brother, reigned as master of the nonsense guess.†   (source)
  • Millions of years ago, even before the time of the gods, when only Gaia and Ouranos reigned, this land was under water.†   (source)
  • Fury reigned in my head.†   (source)
  • Chaos reigned.†   (source)
  • It might have been aid that peace and happiness reigned for a long time in the tired mansion of the Buendias if it had not been for the sudden death of Amaranta, which caused a new uproar.†   (source)
  • How could our parents have ever imagined that someday we would end up in a country where monosyllabic names reign supreme, a land where "William" is shortened to "Bill," where "Susan" becomes "Sue," and "Richard" somehow evolves into "Dick"?†   (source)
  • It was a clear sign to the public of what was coming with Maxon's reign, and I was happy to see how many people welcomed the change.†   (source)
  • —pected that a man by the name of Logan Tanner, a Lunar doctor who worked under the reign of Queen Channary, first brought Princess Selene to Earth approximately four months after her alleged death.†   (source)
  • Snow plows forward, saying that clearly the rebels are now attempting to disrupt the dissemination of information they find incriminating, but both truth and justice will reign.†   (source)
  • But it was during the short reign of the New Prophet on Qom-Riyadh that Captain Fedmahn Kassad came to the attention of the entire Web.†   (source)
  • It was only in the early reign of Lord Zeus, when Prometheus the good Titan brought fire to mankind, that your species began to progress, and even then Prometheus was branded a radical thinker.†   (source)
  • My father's body is barely cold, his blood still stains the floor, and I have been forced to take his place, to begin my reign in such a violent shadow.†   (source)
  • During his time there had been a rule of 'enlightened despotism,' similar to that in the reign of Louis XIV almost a hundred years earlier.†   (source)
  • His reign is noted chiefly for the Arrakis Revolt, blamed by many historians on Shaddam IV's dalliance with Court functions and the pomp of office.†   (source)
  • But it demonstrates two things: first, that Aristotle could not have had much practical experience regarding the lives of women and children, and second, it shows how wrong things can go when men are allowed to reign supreme in the fields of philosophy and science.†   (source)
  • Once there had been three sisters: Badb, Macha and the Morrigan, but the others had disappeared over the years Dee had his own suspicions about what had happened to them and the Morrigan now reigned supreme.†   (source)
  • =========================== Appendix IV: The Almanak en-Ashraf (Selected Excerpts of the Noble Houses) SHADDAM IV (10,134-10,202) The Padishah Emperor, 81st of his line (House Corrino) to occupy the Golden Lion Throne, reigned from 10,156 (date his father, Elrood IX, succumbed to chaumurky) until replaced by the 10,196 Regency set up in the name of his eldest daughter, Irulan.†   (source)
  • Draped over his shoulders was a midnight-blue cloak embroidered with six silver stars, signifying the peace and unity of the six Earthen kingdoms, and a dozen chrysanthemums, signifying the twelve provinces of the Commonwealth and how they would flourish under his reign.†   (source)
  • On Garden I was adviser to the arcology engineers who drained Grand Fen, ending the short reign of the marsh centaurs who had ruled-and threatened Hegemony progress-there.†   (source)
  • or the hundred and twenty-eighth year of the reign of Sad King Billy, who has not reigned for at least a hundred of those years.†   (source)
  • "It's a long shot," Langdon said, "but I know that many of Rome's obelisks were erected or moved during Bernini's reign.†   (source)
  • Since Jaqui Tomaso's reign had begun, Langdon had never met a single non-Catholic American scholar who had been given access to the Secret Vatican Archives.†   (source)
  • The church may not be burning scientists at the stake anymore, but if you think they've released their reign over science, ask yourself why half the schools in your country are not allowed to teach evolution.†   (source)
  • When their lord husbands died and a new khal took his place at the front of his riders, with a new khaleesi mounted beside him, they were sent here, to reign over the vast Dothraki nation.†   (source)
  • Viserys had told her that the last Targaryen dragons had died no more than a century and a half ago, during the reign of Aegon III, who was called the Dragonbane.†   (source)
  • Grand Maester Malleon recorded the last mating between stag and lion, some ninety years ago, when Tya Lannister wed Gowen Baratheon, third son of the reigning lord.†   (source)
  • It went against everything that Viserys had ever told her to think that the people could care so little whether a true king or a usurper reigned over them.†   (source)
  • And secondly, O Tisroc, whose reign must and shall be interminable, I think that with the aid of the gods it is very likely that Anvard will fall into the Prince's hands.†   (source)
  • Silence reigned for several minutes.†   (source)
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