How To Use Chronicler In A Sentence

  • His anniversary was kept at Canterbury on 10 November, but there is uncertainty as to the year of his death, though 627, the commonly received date, would appear to be correct, especially as it fits in with the period of three years usually assigned by the chroniclers to his archiepiscopate. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent
  • If conditions at American farms and slaughterhouses have improved at all in recent years, it is thanks in part to Temple Grandin, a brilliant professor of animal science who is perhaps better known as a chronicler of growing up autistic. If Pigs Could Swim
  • Gadi Rouache and Fred Boll are skilled, inspired, empassioned, angry, kind, connected, caring and interested video chroniclers of all sorts of important things. Peter Samuelson: Truth to Power
  • A camera makes you many things: a magician freezing time, an artist capturing the essence of a moment, a chronicler keeping a record of memories.
  • a Puritan chronicler, whose book _The Anatomy of Abuses_ is a valuable aid to the study of Tudor social history, and Harrison, whose description of England prefaces Holinshed's Chronicles, both deal in detail with the Italian menace, and condemn in good set terms the costliness in dress and the looseness in morals which they laid to its charge. English Literature: Modern Home University Library of Modern Knowledge
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  • There is some difficulty in finding out what his real theories were, for his chroniclers were his enemies, who took no very elaborate steps to ascertain the exact truth about him. Mediaeval Socialism
  • ‘There is a certain amount of disagreement among the authors who write of this matter,’ the chronicler says dryly.
  • And you will note him historian of the life of the people; not mere recounter of court scandals and chronicler of wars: conscious, too, of the law of cycles; -- all told, something a truer historian than we have seen too much of in the West. The Crest-Wave of Evolution A Course of Lectures in History, Given to the Graduates' Class in the Raja-Yoga College, Point Loma, in the College-Year 1918-19
  • She was buried in Mantua in the habit of a Franciscan tertiary, with the cord and the scapular, as the Modenese chronicler Lancellotti reports.
  • The pontificate of Sergius III was remarkable for the rise of what papal historians call a "pornocracy," or rule of the harlots, a reversal of the natural order as they saw it, according to Liber pontificalis and a later chronicler who was also biased against Sergius III. LT Saloon
  • Nor should it be in the opposite process, which was equally easy, as when the Saxon chronicler, led by the superficial resemblance and overlooking the great institutional difference, called the curia of William by the Saxon name of witenagemot. The History of England from the Norman Conquest to the Death of John (1066-1216)
  • He had been, so the chronicler declared, nothing less than 'the rooftree of the dignity of the western world'. The Times Literary Supplement
  • The United States is blessed with magnificent practitioners of military ­biography, and most of the American ­giants of World War II have found ­worthy chroniclers. An American Triple Threat
  • Minutely though Hawkwood's military achievements were recorded by the chroniclers, his motivation has always been hard to discern.
  • But, as the chroniclers wrote, this was a killing time and the Yorkist soldiers followed them in. A SHRINE OF MURDERS
  • He is as sharp a chronicler of the vicissitudes of love as he ever was.
  • Sometimes we find a mound which seems to proclaim its position, but memory is silent, and the people of England, if the story of the chronicler be true, have to be grateful to Henry II, who set himself to work to root up and destroy very many of these adulterine castles which were the abodes of tyranny and oppression. Vanishing England
  • Cute may not yet have its aesthetician, but while it awaits, it does have a chronicler.
  • And yet today, almost without exception, chroniclers state that in 1860-61 “the Southern states seceded.” Mike Musick: What if Lincoln lost the election?
  • The painterRomare Bearden 1911-88 once said his goal was to depict "the life of my people as I know it," and today he is justly recognized as one of the great visual chroniclers of the African American experience. An Intimate Modernist
  • Add to this canon of ambivalent new chroniclers of the dream of America, Dinaw Mingestu, who was born in Ethiopia, immigrated to the United States as a child, and educated at Georgetown University, where somehow he managed to avoid taking any of my courses. From Dinaw Mengestu, A 'How To' With Few Answers
  • Valérie Larbin was what the chroniclers of society—or their putative sons, the social novelists—would have called a demimondaine. Valfierno
  • The vaticinations of Thomas are cited by various later chroniclers, and had as much credit in England as in Scotland.
  • In his famously confessional style, Ginsberg -- poet, counter-culture icon, and chronicler of the Beat Generation -- recounts the road trips, love affairs, and search for personal liberation that led to HOWL, the most timeless work of his career. The Daily Truffle: James Franco Is Allen Ginsberg in New Movie "Howl": Watch the New Trailer
  • Bama is not just a writer but also a chronicler and recorder of Dalit life and struggle in Tamil Nadu.
  • By the time I encountered it, at the age of 12 or 13 I recall picking it out of a rotating bookstand, near the door of a bookshop in the Lake District, during one of those rain-sodden childhood holidays, I was already familiar with Clarke as the sober-minded chronicler of near future space exploration. The stars of modern SF pick the best science fiction
  • More often than not, in contemporary descriptions of such events, diarists or chroniclers simply state that the relics were shown to the people, without specifying where and how.
  • Malory was first and foremost a chronicler of secular chivalry, and his version of the Grail story brings out the tensions between the Grail's religious idealism and its context of knightly life and exploits.
  • As that most acute of self-chroniclers, Henri-Frederic Amiel, put it, ‘the universe seriously studied rouses one's terror’.
  • The more mystically-minded clerics and chroniclers may have been confounded in their dire predictions of murrains, pestilence, and the imminent Second Coming.
  • Leah Hager Cohen on Cost by Roxana Robinson: Robinson has been perennially and somewhat reductively tagged a chronicler of WASP life. An Books Blog featuring news, reviews, interviews and guest author blogs.
  • The episode is described by all the chroniclers and although their accounts differ in detail, the outlines are clear.
  • When Clovis and his army were baptized the chronicler speaks of "over three thousand" soldiers who became Christians upon that occasion. An Introduction to the History of Western Europe
  • The most amusing part, however, is that it's written by what one chronicler of dandyism (Captain Gronow) describes as a failed fashionophile, who "dressed in the worst possible taste, wore sparkling jewels on a dirty shirt front, and diamond rings on unwashed fingers. Caroline Hagood: Blast From the Past: Honoré de Balzac's New English Release, Treatise on Elegant Living
  • The Mississippi River has been fortunate in its chroniclers: Mark Twain's "Life on the Mississippi," Ron Powers's "White Town Drowsing" (about Hannibal, Mo., the town where Twain grew up) and John Barry's "Rising Tide" (about flooding on the Lower Mississippi in the early 20th century) are just three among many fine books on what T.S. Eliot called the "strong brown god. Lee Sandlin's "Wicked River: The Mississippi," reviewed by Dennis Drabelle
  • Thus, while both chroniclers and hagiographers tended to fall into the prevalent pattern of ignoring women as authoritative sources, nevertheless, they relied on women's evidence.
  • She was buried in Mantua in the habit of a Franciscan tertiary, with the cord and the scapular, as the Modenese chronicler Lancellotti reports.
  • Prioris presumably held that position for at least four more years; the chronicler Jean d'Auton placed him, again identified as maistre de chapelle, with Louis XII at the siege of Genoa in April 1507. Archive 2009-05-01
  • And while he was unlikely to have been a slave to his love for Cleopatra, as various chroniclers assert, the truth was that, wherever Mark Antony went, sexual charm inevitably followed. Angelina Jolie's Cleopatra will show Egypt's queen as more than a sex kitten
  • Contemporary chroniclers mainly describe her as an adulterer and temptress.
  • By presenting children as unique in the severity of their susceptibility to human folly, the chroniclers were able to delineate a wide spectrum of dangers — both internal to each person and external in the world at large — that threatened humanity in general but were intensified by their focus on the peculiar weaknesses of the child. A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries
  • The episode is described by all the chroniclers and although their accounts differ in detail, the outlines are clear.
  • ‘There is a certain amount of disagreement among the authors who write of this matter,’ the chronicler says dryly.
  • According to one chronicler, the land remained untilled for nine years.
  • We who practice this dark and comical art are observers, chroniclers who've strayed into the amorphous world of experiential stories. Anne Z. Cooke: Is Travel Writing Journalism?
  • Maurice Isserman and Michael Kazin, the preeminent chroniclers of the Sixties, conclude that “Nothing changed so profoundly in the United States during the 1960s as American religion.” American Grace
  • The next day the miraculous body was shewn to the multitude, though it is honestly stated by the chronicler that the whole of it, including the face, was covered with linen, the only flesh visible being through a chink left in the cerecloths at the neck.
  • Medieval chroniclers recorded omens at all great events; for example, Froissart noted a heavy thunderstorm, an eclipse of the sun, and a hovering circle of crows before the battle of Crécy in 1346.
  • He was a mythographer, ethnographer, and chronicler of major significance.
  • ‘I met him in the Three Crowns tavern,’ one chronicler reported, ‘occupying more space at the bar than the chucker-out should allow.
  • Yet they fixate on their differences with us, and they are faithful, sometimes gleeful, chroniclers of every American deviance from the Jacksonian creed, such as our growing economic inequality and the corruption of our political system by big money. Misfit America
  • Indeed, the celebrated ancient chronicler Plinius wrote: In Istra, the Roman patricians feel like gods!
  • What is more worthy of note is the credulity with which he swallows the fabulous inventions of the "monkish chroniclers" when set before him in English earthenware. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 19, May, 1859
  • Revisionists would say that the romanticism of the chroniclers' reverie for that era was coloured by nostalgia for the generation lost in the first world war that choked their critical senses but the glory of Cardus's prose outweighs almost all quibbles. VVS Laxman is the latest standard bearer for the Golden Age
  • They are diarists, confessors, intimate chroniclers of their slightly repugnant lives.
  • Canossa -- the _alba Canossa_, the _candida petra_ of its rhyming chronicler. Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Second Series
  • Contemporary chroniclers based in England had a habit of bemoaning the cost and absence of results of such campaigns.
  • The media is always too quick to canonize a ballplayer for being available at his locker, for returning a phone call, for extending the simple courtesy of recalling a chronicler's first name. - Hall of Famer Puckett was game to play ball
  • Neal Ascherson, chronicler of the great events in postwar Europe, spent the past week in court assessing a case that goes to the heart of the last century's worst crime.
  • The chronicler, however, who tells the story, considers the conduct of the monks of St. Albans in sending spurious relics was "pious," while the behaviour of the monks of Ely was "detestable and disgraceful" -- but then the chronicler was a monk of St. Albans. Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Saint Albans With an Account of the Fabric & a Short History of the Abbey
  • If we are right, and there is unfolding in these very days a great deal of history in the making, we intend to be chroniclers of that history.
  • GIORGIO VASARI, better known as the chronicler of the works of other artists than for the excellence of his own, was born at Arezzo, 1512 -- died at Florence, 1574. Fra Bartolommeo
  • In a very early description of colonial Mexico City, Francisco Cervantes de Salazar mentions that the barbers operated out of stalls with "all classes of artisans and craftsmen" — carpenters, locksmiths, shoemakers, weavers, and breadmakers — along the calle de Tacuba. 56 Another chronicler from the eighteenth century mentions that the barber stands were among those removed from the Plaza de Volador anytime there were bullfights; the barbers there, it was noted by another, "set themselves up [and] apply their skill to the poor who come to be bled or to have their beard cut. Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico
  • The chronicler stated simply that "the following month [August] Louis, the son of King Philip, began to sicken from a most serious illness, which is called dysentery by the physicians. A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries
  • True, the chronicler, who lived in the post-exilian epoch, says of the Ark (II Par., v, 9) that "it was been there unto this day". The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize
  • Wicker, himself a great chronicler of the civil rights movement, observed in San Francisco, “In the long future power will be more avidly sought by and more widely distributed among those who in the long past could only suffer its consequences.” The Good Fight
  • The March issue of the longtime fashion arbiter gives us radiant Michelle Obama on the cover (a shot by power chronicler Annie Leibovitz as the family slummed at the Hay-Adams Hotel before moving across the street) and a reverent tale, "Leading Lady," by Andre Leon Talley. James Warren: This Week in Magazines: Michelle, Carla and Silda: Hero, Badass and the Humiliated
  • The legend was accepted as authentic by chroniclers and versified by Lydgate; the Beauchamp earls claimed descent from Guy.
  • Nor is it extravagant to suppose that great efforts would have been made to save the royal records at the destruction of Samaria, especially as there was a royal official, called the chronicler, who would have had care of them. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux
  • Fringe photographer and subculture chronicler Charles Gatewood quickly added mess to his extreme repertoire, and New York nightclubs began splattering their go-go dancers with liquid latex.
  • Well-known as a felicitous writer of amusing features, he was just hitting his stride as a serious and ambitious chronicler of the political convulsions seizing the Islamic world.
  • The interview lasted from the 7th to the 24th of June 1520, and there the chronicler describes how the two Kings "se virent et parlementerent ensemble après midi environ les vespres, en la terre dudit Roy d'Angleterre, en une petite vallée nommée le valdoré entre ladite ville d'Ardres et le château de Guynes. The Story of Rouen
  • By the time I encountered it, at the age of 12 or 13 I recall picking it out of a rotating bookstand, near the door of a bookshop in the Lake District, during one of those rain-sodden childhood holidays, I was already familiar with Clarke as the sober-minded chronicler of near future space exploration. The stars of modern SF pick the best science fiction
  • ‘Let us hope,’ wrote the chronicler about this man, ‘that he is not only our temporal benefactor but that he is also our intercessor in heaven.’
  • Whereof the one, in the words of the English chronicler, was "intrayled with anticke works, the old god of wine called Bacchus birlyng the wine, which by the conduits in the erthe ran to all people plenteously with red, white, and claret wine, over whose head was written in letters of Romayn in gold, 'Faicte bonne chere qui vouldra.' The Story of Rouen
  • Moore has just finished his autobiography, One Voice - My Life in Song, a funny, moving and searingly honest book, as you would expect from an unblinking chronicler of Irish ways and Irish laws.
  • The line of the chroniclers which is one of the boasts of Portuguese literature began with Fernão Lopes, who compiled the chronicles of the reigns of Kings Pedro, Fernando, and John I. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss
  • According to chronicler William of Malmesbury, her dying act was characteristically pious: as a final gift to the Priory, she ordered hung about the neck of a statue of the Virgin Mary her personal rosary of precious stones.

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