from The Century Dictionary.
- Without a throne, especially in the sense of having been deprived of a throne; deposed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Having no throne.
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- adjective Without a
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Though under Earth and throneless now I be, Yet, while I lived, all Earth was under me.
Peace to the throneless dead, hail to the ruler who comes,
Fitting for the throneless exile is the atmosphere of pall,
Onward their throneless orbs that know no beams, --
Germany, and Italy was transformed, the late emperor of France suddenly found himself a throneless fugitive, and the people of Paris passed through an experience unparalleled in the diversified history of that ancient city.
He, the hater of despotism, the abhorer of monarchy, the champion of the rights of man, the republican, accepting death to save the life of a deposed tyrant -- of a throneless king!
As to the institutions of government, the laws and arrangements by which, as through a thousand channels, it should go forth to carry plenty and prosperity through the length and breadth of the country, it did not belong to Confucius, 'the throneless king,' to set them forth minutely.
This creature knelt before Chang-tsai, and cast forth from its mouth a slip of jade, on which was the inscription, -- 'The son of the essence of water shall succeed to the decaying Chau, and be a throneless king.'
For a while the throneless King gazed with mingled anger and astonishment at the angel, who met his glance with a look of compassion, and then said: "Who art thou, and why comest thou hither?" to which the
Monkshaven was a name not unknown in the history of England, and traditions of its having been the landing-place of a throneless queen were current in the town.