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  • n. Plural form of sceptre.

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Examples

  • (for rulers are called sceptres, Ezek.xix. 14, the great Ruler is called so, Num.xxiv. 17), concerning the building of the temple, v. 7.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume II (Joshua to Esther)

  • Battles will be waged, not for honor and glory, nor for thrones and sceptres, but for dollars and cents and for marts and exchanges.

    THE QUESTION OF THE MAXIMUM

  • From the chattel slave, or the serf chained to the soil, to the highest seats in modern society, he has risen, rung by rung, amid the crumbling of the divine right of kings and the crash of falling sceptres.

    THE QUESTION OF THE MAXIMUM

  • Flag/Mark: No official Twelvelands flag; the closest there is to a unifying symbol for this area is the flag of Parhim, City of Sceptres—a pair of crossed gold sceptres atop a circle with equal-sized wedges of white, black, and red in each quarter made by the sceptres (for the 12 clans and Twelvelands).

    The Codex Continual » Kharndam Guide: Twelvelands

  • Quo vadis look ok providing no laurel wreaths or sceptres.

    As long as we're talking about hair, had you noticed our Prez's hair is going gray?

  • We do not make crowns and sceptres out of lead, but out of gold; and the Golden Rule takes hold of the mind and heart as no leaden rule could ever do.

    The most inaccurate quiz ever

  • The fourth argument is taken from the baptism of kings; wherein, that they may be made Christians, they submit their sceptres to

    Leviathan

  • And she had strong rods for the sceptres of them that bare rule, and her stature was exalted among the thick branches, and she appeared in her height with the multitude of her branches.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • There were lots of other things, such as ties of various sorts with designs of spectacularly poor taste, paintings of the artifacts, plastic crowns and head-dresses that you could wear, sceptres and crooks, etc.

    Tut-Tutting at Tut Tat

  • To quote from the order of service again: The Monarch is given symbols of office, the orb and sceptres, and finally the crown.

    Faith, Service, Responsibility and Respect

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