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How to use the word robes in a Sentence?

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Judicial robes aren’t bulletproof, your threat was despicable and it was calculated to instill a maximum amount of fear.

Trevor McFadden

Found on FOX News
3 months ago

U.S.

If the public sees judges as politicians in robes, its confidence in the courts and in the rule of law can only diminish, diminishing the court's power, including its power to act as a check on other branches, that authority, like the rule of law, depends on trust... that the court is guided by legal principle, not politics.

Stephen Breyer

Found on FOX News
5 months ago

Politics

Freedom may come quickly in robes of peace, or after ages of conflict and war; but come it will, and abide it will, so long as the principles by which it was acquired are held sacred.

Edward Everett

added by Normando
1 year ago

The cover-up has ended, and now we're going right to the top, take away their robes, take away their religion, and they're just criminals.

Mitchell Garabedian

Found on Reuters
2 years ago

Top News

I don't think we want judges commenting on the latest political controversy, because that would ultimately lead the people to doubt whether we're independent or whether we're politicians in robes, and so maintaining that strict independence of the judiciary requires me, I think, to avoid commenting on any current events.

Brett Kavanaugh

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Politics

My very favorite was Father James Martin, he’s a Jesuit priest who was advising us on the exhibition, and he came in his appropriate robes and apparently all night people were coming up to him and saying, ‘I really like that you came as a sexy priest and you look so authentic.’ That was my favorite.

Anna Wintour

Found on FOX News
3 years ago

Entertainment

This collection centers on the idea of a nomad going to the thermal baths in Switzerland, so, it's the idea of the explorer going to a spa ... of dressing and undressing. So we have a lot of kind of robes that are mixed in and out as outerwear.

Carlos Garciavelez

Found on Reuters
5 years ago

Entertainment

Cheongsam means long robe in Cantonese and actually only became a common woman's wear after the May Fourth Movement( 1919), or the New Culture Movement, women started wearing men's long robes as a feminist statement and trend during that anti-Qing era.

Osmond Chan

Found on CNN
6 years ago

Living

Shall He to thee His aid refuse Who clothes the swan in dazzling white, Who robes in green the parrot bright, The peacocks decks in rainbow hues?*

The Hitopadesa

added by anonymous
9 years ago

Men may seem detestable as joint stock-companies and nations; knaves, fools, and murderers there may be; men may have mean and meagre faces; but man, in the ideal, is so noble and so sparkling, such a grand and glowing creature, that over any ignominious blemish in him all his fellows should run to throw their costliest robes.

Herman Melville, Moby Dick

added by anonymous
10 years ago

Identity would seem to be the garment with which one covers the nakedness of the self, in which case, it is best that the garment be loose, a little like the robes of the desert, through which one's nakedness can always be felt, and, sometimes, discerned. This trust in one's nakedness is all that gives one the power to change one's robes.

James Arthur Baldwin

added by anonymous
11 years ago

Every successful revolution puts on in time the robes of the tyrant it has deposed.

Barbara Tuchman

added by anonymous
11 years ago

You look as if you're ready for bed. (to the Nigerian President, who was dressed in traditional robes)

Prince Phillip

added by anonymous
11 years ago

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