Definition of Envoys
1. Noun. (plural of envoy) ¹
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Definition of Envoys
1. envoy [n] - See also: envoy
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Literary usage of Envoys
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1920)
"All the privileges which, according to International Law, are possessed by diplomatic envoys are not rights given to them by International Law, ..."
2. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"The French envoys, affecting indignation at this irregular ending to the activities of fifteen months, held their ground ; and the approach of the Austrian ..."
3. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1862)
"His envoys, Antipater and ... and a Macedonian herald accompanied the Athenian envoys on their return.3 Having ascertained on what terms peace could be had, ..."
4. Thucydides Translated Into English by Benjamin Jowett, Thucydides (1881)
"Immediately on the commencement of spring, the 40. Argives. observing that the envoys whom the Boeotians The Ar- promised to send had not arrived, ..."
5. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1897)
"As the envoys persisted in denying that these dead Indians were ... So Tru- of the man s men marched away with the five envoys, and presently put them to ..."
6. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1885)
"Frederick I received envoys from the citizens of Rome, and agreed to receive ... The imperial ambassadors appeared in Rome ; the envoys of Milan and ¡Sicily ..."
7. The History of the Popes: From the Close of the Middle Ages. Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor (1906)
"On the 19th October, when at last the envoys appeared, Pius II. received them in a public Consistory, and in his address expressed his dissatisfaction in ..."