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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR THRONE

On the 5th of February the king attended and delivered the speech from the throne in person.

Fifty years before Queen Victoria had ascended the throne of England.

Either the help I implored wasn't good for me, or my voice couldn't soar to His throne.

I feel myself to be back upon my throne when I look at them.

At night, our couch will be on a platform surmounted by a canopy like a throne.

This was a sad mistake; and it cost him dear enough after he had ascended his father's throne.

The "wicked uncle" then ascended the throne, or its equivalent.

The throne was exactly before us, at the end of the pillared vista.

A bull on the throne is worth twice as much as a bull in the chair.

This is essential to success in all our applications to the "throne of grace."

WORD ORIGIN

mid-13c., from Old French trone (12c.), from Latin thronus, from Greek thronos "elevated seat, chair, throne," from PIE root *dher- (2) "to hold firmly, support" (cf. Latin firmus "firm, steadfast, strong, stable," Sanskrit dharma "statute, law;" see firm (adj.)). Colloquial meaning "toilet" is recorded from 1922.

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