from The Century Dictionary.
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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective rare Senatorial.
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But if a man only intending to make a display at a banquet and to show that he is acquainted with hypothetical arguments reads them and attends the philosophers, what other object has he than that some man of senatorian rank who sits by him may admire?
EULOGIUS was of a senatorian family of Cordova, at that time the capital of the Moors or Saracens, in Spain.
He condemned some men of the first rank in the senatorian and equestrian orders, upon a very slight suspicion, and without trial.
But a war being now unavoidable, and the generals and troops sent forward by Vitellius, advancing, he had a proof of the attachment and fidelity of the pretorian guards, which had nearly proved fatal to the senatorian order.
He condemned several men of the senatorian and equestrian orders, upon the Scantinian law .
FABIUS CLAUDIUS GORDIANUS FULGENTIUS was the descendant of a noble senatorian family of Carthage: but much decayed in its splendor by the invasion of the Vandals.
ALCIMUS ECDITIUS AVITUS was of a senatorian Roman family, but born in Auvergne.
Messala, we are told by Tacitus, before he had attained the senatorian age, acquired great fame by pleading the cause of his profligate brother with extraordinary eloquence, and family affection.
THIS saint was a Cilician, of a senatorian family in Anazarbus, and a minister of the gospel.
After assuming the manly habit, he had a long time a distaste for the senatorian toga, though his brother had obtained it; nor could he be persuaded by any one but his mother to sue for that badge of honour.