Sentence Examples

  • At least he was never an absentee in heart.
  • He describes the troubles that befell Prague and Bohemia generally during the reign of the weak and absentee sovereign King Louis.
  • We may trace back some small beginnings of a constitution to the time of Henry 11.himself an absentee though not on the scale of his son.
  • Eight years later the Steelboys rose against the exactions of absentee landlords, who often turned out Protestant yeomen to get a higher rent from Roman Catholic cottiers.
  • The ownership of property being largely in the hands of absentee landlords, the peasantry have little interest in the land, the profits from which go to enrich other provinces.

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