Then war can become obsolete, as foreign to us as slavery and public hangings.
The only way of removing the president from office is by impeachment, an institution borrowed from Great Britain, where it had not become obsolete at the time when the United States constitution was adopted.
Sacramental confession is enjoined, but has recently become obsolete; prayers for the departed and invocation of saints form part of the services.
These need not detain us for long, since, however well some of them may have been executed, regard being had to their epoch, and whatever repute some of them may have achieved, they are, so far as general information and especially classification is concerned, wholly obsolete, and most of them almost useless except as matters of antiquarian interest.
In actual use, however, two letters soon became obsolete, but a number of others were added from time to time, some of which are found also on the continent, while others are peculiar to certain parts of England.
All this jurisdiction has long been obsolete, but the court still sits occasionally for registering gifts made to the city.
Many of the wooden and iron vessels listed in the Naval Annual, 1906, though obsolete and of no value whatever as fighting machines, are used for river and harbour service, and in the suppression of trifling insurrections.
Equally obsolete is the old line of fortifications which formerly marked the limits of the city south and east and has now been partly demolished.
Hundreds of millions are spent in acquiring terrible engines of destruction, which are regarded to-day as the latest inventions of science, but are destined to-morrow to be rendered obsolete by some new discovery.
The break-up or sale of obsolete warships is a diminution of the paper effective of a navy, and their purchase by another state a paper increase of theirs.
The rate at which technology becomes obsolete continues to increase dramatically.
In their speech several hundred words persist which elsewhere have been obsolete for three centuries or occur only in dialects in England.
The company was trying to stay in the forefront of their industry by replacing all of their old and obsolete equipment.
As regards large craft, the fleet consisted in the main of semi-obsolete battleships looked upon as unfit to take part in a fleet action.
This latter practice was in accordance with abundant precedent, but had become very infrequent, if not obsolete, for many years before the Reformation.
The chief features of the museum are collections of the fossils, birds and flora of Wales and of obsolete Welsh domestic appliances, casts of the pre-Norman monuments of Wales, and reproductions of metal and ivory work illustrating various periods of art and civilization.
Mike kept insisting his Blackberry phone was not obsolete, despite the growing evidence to the contrary.
Technological advances can render some jobs and even whole industries obsolete.