sortes

All Noun Verb
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  • In ancient Rome, the method of sortes involved opening a book and choosing some verse at first sight.
  • The enemies armie was in number, two hundred thousand persons of all sortes and qualities. Cited from Principal Navigations, V5, by Richard Hakluyt
  • This [is] a daily exercise with them, nor can I tell the one half of their cruelties in like sortes. Cited from Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson,by Peter Radisson
  • In ancient Rome fortunes were told through the casting of lots or sortes.
  • Il y a deux sortes de commerce, le bon et le mauvais commerce. Cited from Actes et Paroles, vol. I, by Victor Hugo
  • He had a famous oracle there which gave his responsa by means of sortes (lots).
  • Il y eut toutes sortes de courses et de combats de barriere. Cited from Histoire de St. Louis, Roi de France, by Richard de Bury
  • They be well furnished with ordinance of all sortes. Cited from Principal Navigations, V3, by Richard Hakluyt
  • I open it at random and consult its sortes. Cited from The British Barbarians, by Grant Allen
  • And sondrie sortes of occupiers, such as be thought nedeful in such cases. Cited from Principal Navigations, V6, by Richard Hakluyt
  • Il y en a de toutes sortes, qui expriment la peur, la colere, et tout en general. Cited from Oeuvres Completes De Alfred De Musset (Tome Septieme), Alfred De Musset
  • Il y avait sur la table toutes sortes de fromages. Cited from Sur la pierre blanche, by Anatole France
  • The sortes Biblicae described in the novel was a method of fortune-telling used for many ages, and in civilisations before medieval England.
  • Item, the Prince requireth of all sortes and colours of London clothes. Cited from Principal Navigations, V3, by Richard Hakluyt
  • There are two sortes of Walnuttes both holding oyle, but the one farre more plentifull then the other. Cited from New Found Land Of Virginia, by Thomas Hariot
  • The name of "sortes" was in fact given to anything used to determine chances, and was also applied to any verbal response of an oracle.
  • "Now is the very 'witching hour' to try the Sortes!" Cited from Faith Gartney's Girlhood, by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  • Many church councils repeatedly condemned these Sortes Sanctorum (sacred lots), as they were called.
  • We do saye that ther were two sortes of the Sacrifices among the old poeple of Israel. Cited from Cohabitation Of the Faithful with the Unfaithful, Martyr and Bullinger
  • Elle lui en dit de toutes les sortes, car elle a de l'esprit aussi. Cited from Monsieur Parent, by Guy de Maupassant
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Root form of sortes is sort for the verb.