Definition of Like kings
1. Adverb. In a royal manner. "They were royally treated"
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1. Synonyms Discriminated: A Complete Catalogue of Synonymous Words in the by Charles John Smith (1871)
"like kings, we lose the conquests gained before, By vain ambition still to make them more ; Each might his several province well command, Would all but ..."
2. Old England: Her Story Mirrored in Her Scenes by Walter Shaw Sparrow (1908)
"To this day they have kept their ancient custom of living well at a small cost, and of treating guests like kings. They know the meaning of the word home, ..."
3. The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL. D. by James Boswell, Samuel Johnson (1785)
"You are like kings too in this, fir, faid I, that you muft a<5t under the direction of others. ... like kings ..."
4. Eastern Proverbs and Emblems Illustrating Old Truths by James Long (1881)
"The righteous like kings in six points:— Death is called in the Bible the king of terrors, ... Believers are like kings occupied with high things, Ph. 3. ..."
5. Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie (1920)
""No, Your Majesty, I do not like kings, but I do like a man behind a king when I find him." "Ah! there is one king you like, I know, a Scottish king, ..."
6. The Canadian Monthly and National Review by William White (1872)
"S CE F and Scyld and Beowulf—these were ' the god-like kings of the ... After the days of the god-like kings, the Danes chose Healfdene for their leader. ..."
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