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Sentence count:14Posted:2020-01-09Updated:2020-01-09
Similar words: steady-goinggobbledygookladyfairy godmothermiladyold ladymaladylandladyMeaning: n. according to legend she rode naked through Coventry in order to persuade her husband not to tax the townspeople so heavily; the only person to look at her as she rode by was a man named Tom and Peeping Tom has become a synonym for voyeur (circa 1040-1080). 
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(1) There are extra shopping centres and the Lady Godiva statue now has a marquee-like canopy swamping it.
(2) It's Lady Godiva and - good grief - those are naked bosoms.
(3) Lady Godiva took him at his word and, after issuing a proclamation that all persons should keep within doors or shut their windows, she rode through, clothed only in her long hair.
(4) A tale was made up about the pious Lady Godiva in order to attract pilgrims, and therefore, revenue[sentencedict .com], to Coventry.
(5) The British film Lady Godiva is a romantic comedy shot set in modern day Oxford in the vein of Notting Hill and Bridget Jones.
(6) Tom was peeping through a shutter at Lady Godiva.
(7) Lady Godiva rode naked through the empty streets of Coventry the next day.
(8) Famous as the home of Lady Godiva in the th century, Coventry was severely damaged in air raids during World War II (November 940). Population, 38, '00.
(9) Famous as the home of Lady Godiva in the 11th century, Coventry was severely damaged in air raids during World War II (November 1940). Population, 318,600.
(10) Lady Godiva asked her husband to have mercy on the people , but her stony-hearted husband showed no pity.
(11) Only one man , a tailor, had watched Lady Godiva as she rode through the streets.
(12) Unfortunately, we do not know the time of year when Lady Godiva is supposed to have ridden out.
(13) The legend only came about 200 years after the death of Godifu, a noblewoman who is believed to be the inspiration for Lady Godiva.
(14) In 1040 Leofric, Lord of Coventry, imposed a tax on the people of the town. When there was an outcry at this, his wife, Lady Godiva, besought him to remove the tax.
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