And Pandit never ruled with the imperium that used to come with this office.
Boehner has no sense of imperium, and no apparent ability to threaten or intimidate rank-and-file members into falling in line.
This imperium in imperio was happily abolished by a new code of statutes which became law in 1861.
Several other circumstances tended to strengthen the imperium of the church.
We cannot tolerate in the principality those whose aim it is to create an imperium in imperio.
Walk down to the imperium with me, Harry, and have a bit of lunch.
By entering Rome he gave up his imperium and could no longer ask a triumph.
The Cæsar had nominated his successor to the imperium in the Circus the other day.
In the region of politics, too, there are wheels within wheels—an imperium in imperio.
They were a band of aristocrats dwelling in a democracy, an imperium in imperio.