Usage examples for mayors

  1. Thus we meet, at this time, with mayors of the palace of very different political origin and intention, some appointed by the kings to support royalty against the " leudes," others chosen by the " leudes" against the kings. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  2. A baser man would have acted as scores of governors, mayors and judges have acted in the same situation- would have accepted popular ruin and would have compelled the powers to make him rich in compensation. – The Plum Tree by David Graham Phillips
  3. He, like the other mayors of the palace, ruled through feeble and pensioned puppets when they did not contemptuously leave the throne vacant. – The Story of Paris by Thomas Okey