Judges and senates have been bought for gold, Esteem and love were never to be sold.
But, it has been asked, 'Are poets fit for the business of senates?
Besides, the days are gone by for senates to have their beards plucked in the forum.
They have bold partisans in the field, and eloquent leaders in their senates.
Senates and Upper Houses are just the result of irrational Anglomania.
He saw himself riding in processions, acclaimed by thousands, dictating to senates, the idol of a rejoicing Dublin.
This was probably the first money expended on "That lofty pile where senates dictate laws."
He did not, like Solon, make two senates, but he increased the existing one to nearly double its number.
Milton did not promise to come home and put himself at the head of armies or of senates.
And one may well be more ambitious to wield a portion of this power than to speak in senates, or to sit upon a throne.