How to use grand vizier in a sentence

Looking for sentences with "grand vizier"? Here are some examples.

Sentence Examples
The grand vizier was sent for by the sultan, dismissed, and bowstrung the next day.
Commanders were distinguished by the number of horsetails carried before them. The sultan had seven, the grand vizier five, and the pashas three, two, or one.
In Baghdad, papermaking was under the supervision of the Grand Vizier Ja'far ibn Yahya.
Beginning with the late 16th century, sultans withdrew from politics and the Grand Vizier became the de facto head of state.
The Grand Vizier had considerable independence from the sultan with almost unlimited powers of appointment, dismissal and supervision.
Later still, beginning in 1320, a Grand Vizier was appointed to assume certain of the sultan's responsibilities.
Examples from Classical Literature
The Eastern monarch may immure himself in his harem, casting the burdens of state upon the shoulders of a grand vizier.
Presume not thus to intrude your observations on his highness the grand vizier!
That delay, my faithful Demetrius, said the grand vizier, was no fault of thine.
My governess, the grand vizier, and all that attended me, were swallowed up by the sea.
It was the same in effect as that which had been hinted to me the day previous by the grand vizier.
The stratagem was a good one, Demetrius, observed the grand vizier.
He sent to the grand vizier and ordered him to be spoken to in secret.
Accordingly, and although we do not find it to be leap-year, she deputes her father, the grand vizier, to make an offer to the king of her hand.
The Fatimite caliph, not yet deposed, made him grand vizier.
A thousand thanks, grand vizier, for this kindnessthis generosity!
Proceed, Demetrius, said the grand vizier, spare not a single detail.
The grand vizier had only to will it, in order to execute it on the spot.
It begins with Tut as a young pharaoh being guided by Grand Vizier Ay, played by Oscar winner Sir Ben Kingsley.
The entresol was dim and the Grand Vizier was slow with candles.
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Nearby Words
Find Sentences
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2021