But his undue haste to arrange matters with the church only served to compromise him more deeply.
If you compromise you will have made a difference on a social level without compromising artistic integrity.
In this crisis Pericles persuaded the wavering assembly that compromise was useless, because Sparta was resolved to precipitate a war in any case.
This compromise was refused by the parliament, which proceeded on the 10th to press through its last stages the "bill for a new representation."
Fred didn't have a chance to bellyache at the compromise before the phone interrupted.
The compromise of Aquinas, though not unchallenged, holds the field and that even with Protestants.
Locke does not break with the compromise of Aquinas.
In practice every line is a compromise between these two extremes, arrived at by carefully balancing a large number of varying factors.
It was he who brought about the compromise on the military bill in 1874.
Sometimes you must compromise for the sake of the common good.
In 1871 the dispute which had been carried on since 1831 between the duke and the diet about the rights of each to the state domains was settled by a compromise, each party receiving a share of the revenues.
This cautious compromise sanctioned by the Church does not represent the extremest reaction against nominalism.
At this conference a compromise was effected, something was conceded to the claims of New South Wales, but the main principles of the bill remained intact.
In 1691, desiring to compromise Halifax, he discredited himself by the patronage of an informer named Fuller, soon proved an impostor.
This is to upset the compromise of Aquinas and go back to a Christian platonism.
This compromise meets the development meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations.
With these compromise agreements we have a choice.
Even where a warrant for possession is issued, the parties can still negotiate a compromise to prevent eviction.
For those who are thinking the whole "virtual invitation" is too drastic a change, I suggest a compromise.
The plan would compromise the operational effectiveness of the armed forces.
No sooner had the compromise of the investitures been conduded than it was manifest that the burghers of the new enfranchised communes were resolved to turn their arms against each other.
But Garibaldi poured scorn on all suggestions of compromise; and Cavour saw that the situation could only be saved by the armed participation of Piedmont in the liberation of south Italy.
In order to avoid this danger it was therefore necessary to refuse all compromise, and, by perpetual reiteration of a claim incompatible with Italian territorial unity, to prove to the church at large that the pope and the curia were more Catholic than Italian.
To their credit, the bandsmen did reach a compromise with the police.
On the great question of the veto he took a practical view, and seeing that the royal power was already sufficiently weakened, declared for the king's absolute veto and against the compromise of the suspensive veto.
This led to the establishment of podests, who represented a compromise between two radically hostile parties in the city, and whose business it was to arbitrate and keep the peace between them.
There were compromises with British imperialism, no matter what the price, to lull the Indian masses with hopes of reforms.
This action compromises the impartiality of the planning process.
It was a last-minute compromise to facilitate Inkatha's late entry into the election.