The tone of the conversation was such as indicated that no one approved of what was being done in the political world.
Weaponized famine occurs when hunger itself is used to gain a political or military end.
But in these great endeavors we are gravely hampered by the political institutions of today.
Now, let's move on to the political factors that will cause war to cease.
In my opinion perpetual peace is possible but--I do not know how to express it... not by a balance of political power....
Your excellency, there are some political prisoners, Meshkov, Vereshchagin...
My father was a high ranking political leader in the immortal equivalent of a political system.
Henceforward she strongly urged him on in his political career; and it was the refusal of the Roman priests to bless their union that first prompted Kossuth to take up the defence of mixed marriages.
The attempts of the government to counteract his influence by founding a rival paper, the Vilag, only increased his importance and added to the political excitement.
The marriage of this youth to James IV.'s widow on the 6th of August 1514 did much to identify the Douglases with the English party in Scotland, as against the French party led by Albany, and incidentally to determine the political career of his uncle Gavin.
The rugged nature of the country made slavery unprofitable, and time only increased the social, political and economic differences between the two sections of the state.
WILLIAM LIVINGSTON (1723-1790), American political leader, was born at Albany, New York, probably on the 30th of November 1723.
My purpose in this chapter will not be to persuade the reader of any political doctrine of trade; please apply your own political and social values as you see fit.
The Communist system eschewed political liberties in favor of economic ones.
The idea that a person can be a political prisoner, jailed for his beliefs about government, politics, or politicians, is ancient but happily fading.
"The execution of the Duc d'Enghien," declared Monsieur Pierre, "was a political necessity, and it seems to me that Napoleon showed greatness of soul by not fearing to take on himself the whole responsibility of that deed."
Prince Bolkonski sat down in his usual place in the corner of the sofa and, drawing up an armchair for Prince Vasili, pointed to it and began questioning him about political affairs and news.
This reading, as was always the case at Anna Pavlovna's soirees, had a political significance.
But not to speak of the intrinsic quality of histories of this kind (which may possibly even be of use to someone for something) the histories of culture, to which all general histories tend more and more to approximate, are significant from the fact that after seriously and minutely examining various religious, philosophic, and political doctrines as causes of events, as soon as they have to describe an actual historic event such as the campaign of 1812 for instance, they involuntarily describe it as resulting from an exercise of power--and say plainly that that was the result of Napoleon's will.
With the present complex forms of political and social life in Europe can any event that is not prescribed, decreed, or ordered by monarchs, ministers, parliaments, or newspapers be imagined?
Is there any collective action which cannot find its justification in political unity, in patriotism, in the balance of power, or in civilization?
His accent appeared when he was too stressed to be concerned about emulating the flat, cultured accent of the political elite.
He greatly increased his political information, and also acquired, from the study of the Bible and Shakespeare, a wonderful knowledge of English.
They went out and walked about till dinnertime, talking of the political news and common acquaintances like people who do not know each other intimately.
Count Rostopchin alone kept the conversation going, now relating the latest town news, and now the latest political gossip.
In 74, by a lavish use of bribes, Verres secured the city praetorship, and, as a creature of Sulla, abused his authority to further the political ends of his party.
Kossuth continued the agitation by reporting in letter form the debates of the county assemblies, to which he thereby gave a political importance which they had not had when each was ignorant of the proceedings of the others.
He continued the agitation with the object of attaining both the political and commercial independence of Hungary.
Blaine, the bitterest political enemy of Senator Roscoe Conkling the leader of the New York "stalwarts."
Robertson, another political enemy of Conkling's, to the desirable post of Collector of the Port of New York, and thereby destroyed all prospects of party harmony.
Their personal sympathy for each other continued to the end, though at the outset at least their political views differed.