1. the cardinal number that is the sum of thirteen and one
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How To Use XIV In A Sentence

  • The English were among the first to revive the "Louis XIV style" as it was miscalled at first, and paid inflated prices for second-hand Rococo luxury goods that could scarcely be sold in Paris.
  • Louis XIV spent 200,000 gold francs for the construction of the royal kennels at Versailles where he kenneled hunting hounds, truffle terriers and toy poodles.
  • Iste tamen tyro superveniens finaliter illaesus exivit; et dehinc multo tempore Boreas quievit, nec ibidem fuit, ut supra, cateranorum excursus. The Fair Maid of Perth
  • Yes, some teachers and parents reflexively hand out the equivalent of a doggie biscuit every few minutes, the result being that kids habituate to it and it has no impact. Alfie Kohn: Criticizing (Common Criticisms of) Praise
  • One effort was an adulatory poem, Le Siecle de Louis le Grand, in which he claimed that Louis XIV's world equalled, and surpassed, that of the ancient world.
  • During this time Louis XIV was in power and royalty lived in ridiculous comforts while French commoners starved.
  • During the wars of the reign of Louis XIV. the margraviate was ravaged by the French troops, and the margrave of Baden-Baden, Louis William (d. 1707), was prominent among the soldiers who resisted the aggressions of France. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"
  • Luck compares _Met_ XIV 465 'admonitu quamquam luctus renouentur amari' and _Met_ XV 244-45 '_quae_ [_sc_ elementa] _quamquam_ spatio distent, tamen omnia fiunt/ex ipsis'; in the first passage a few manuscripts and in the second the majority offer the indicative. The Last Poems of Ovid
  • PARIS — Opening last week, "Un Tramway Nomm é D é sir," a French version of Tennessee Williams's Pulitzer Prize-winning "A Streetcar Named Desire," became the first work by an American playwright — or any non-European author — to enter the repertory of the Com é die Fran ç aise, the classic theater company founded by Louis XIV in 1680. French 'Streetcar' Takes a Detour Via Japan
  • This is the age of post-postmodernism -- an age of both inoperative language and linguistic reflexivity, of "meaning" as both immaterial material and material immateriality -- and Douglas Kearney pushes hard against all of this by rendering language as active, operative, and indeed a locus for Spectacle. Seth Abramson: November 2011 Contemporary Poetry Reviews
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