A man of few words, Gabriel hadn't gotten used to the political side of his job yet.
The conversation did not flag all evening and turned chiefly on the political news.
The rise of public opinion as the most powerful political force in the world.
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 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.
The troops retired from Vilna for various complicated reasons of state, political and strategic.
WILLIAM LIVINGSTON (1723-1790), American political leader, was born at Albany, New York, probably on the 30th of November 1723.
The famous political preacher, Henry Sacheverell, held the living early in the 18th century.
The Communist system eschewed political liberties in favor of economic ones.
He continued the agitation with the object of attaining both the political and commercial independence of Hungary.
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.
As education rises, a thousand other things rise with it: income, health, political engagement, and an overall concern for world affairs.
"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."
In my opinion perpetual peace is possible but--I do not know how to express it... not by a balance of political power....
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.
The historical figures at the head of armies, who formerly reflected the movement of the masses by ordering wars, campaigns, and battles, now reflected the restless movement by political and diplomatic combinations, laws, and treaties.
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?
Meanwhile, his people acted as the eyes on the ground to the regular military, most of which was exiled overseas after the war to prevent the divided political elite from seizing control of it again.
On the motion of Cabanis he was named associate of the Institute in the class of the moral and political sciences.
He greatly increased his political information, and also acquired, from the study of the Bible and Shakespeare, a wonderful knowledge of English.
That Leo did not do more to check the tendency toward heresy and schism in Germany and Scandinavia is to be partially explained by the political complications of the time, and by his own preoccupation with schemes of papal and Medicean aggrandizement in Italy.
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.
He served in the New York legislature (1759-1760), but his political influence was long exerted chiefly through pamphlets and newspaper articles.
Civility is the second casualty of political debate.
I do not say this to advance any political doctrine.
Non-violence as a successful political tactic.
Thanks to the burgeoning of technology and social media, public opinion is the most powerful political force in the world today.
In the past, political alliances were sealed by marriages among monarchs or nobles.
Count Rostopchin alone kept the conversation going, now relating the latest town news, and now the latest political gossip.
Your excellency, there are some political prisoners, Meshkov, Vereshchagin...
All historians agree that the external activity of states and nations in their conflicts with one another is expressed in wars, and that as a direct result of greater or less success in war the political strength of states and nations increases or decreases.
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.
Is there any collective action which cannot find its justification in political unity, in patriotism, in the balance of power, or in civilization?
She stared, unaccustomed to the political powerhouse asking for anything.
On all disputed points, whether commercial, religious or political, his advice was invariably sought by the foreign ministers and the Chinese alike.
Now, let's move on to the political factors that will cause war to cease.
His accent appeared when he was too stressed to be concerned about emulating the flat, cultured accent of the political elite.
Unlike the regular military, the political elite's security private forces were made up of children from the upper class to prevent the elite class from becoming polluted by the poor.
She was free of service to Tim, of the fourteen-hour days and political games.
By his exposition of the political history of the kingdom, based on a study of its laws and institutions and of the legal conflicts between the state and the court of Rome, Pietro Giannone was the initiator of what has been since known as civil history.
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.
A world where political action was represented in such guise was ripe for overthrow, or could only be saved by a great mental reformation."
Soon afterwards he entered political life.
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.
The church, but also their refusal to re-establish that "centre of political unity," the Holy Roman Empire.
In 1849 she writes from Berri to a political friend: " You thought that I was drinking blood from the skulls of aristocrats.
During these two or three years of incessant political intrigue and warfare it was not to be expected that the Lateran council should accomplish much.
His brother, Peter Van Brugh Livingston (1710-1792), was a prominent merchant and a Whig political leader in New York.
Interestingly, political cartoons of the era, both for and against FDR, showed him unaffected by the disease.
Both of these have political implications, and so it is with some hesitation I bring them up.
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.
Given so many different nutritional theories and viewpoints, most people base their own nutritional philosophies on a combination of two factors: personal experience and social/political worldview.
Having covered the financial and political factors, let's look at thirteen ways communication and information will help bring about war's demise.
In the midst of a conversation on political matters Anna Pavlovna burst out:
He listened, refraining from a reply, and involuntarily wondered how this old man, living alone in the country for so many years, could know and discuss so minutely and acutely all the recent European military and political events.
This irritability is, as you know, chiefly directed to political questions.
Military, administrative, political, and masonic interests continually absorbed his attention.
Their personal sympathy for each other continued to the end, though at the outset at least their political views differed.
Other promotions were for political or family considerations or to secure money for the war against Urbino.
In addition to his lecturing, Leo found time for much literary and political work.
The second way people choose a nutritional theory is to develop it from their overall social and political understanding of the world.
They view individual liberty as a threat, new political ideas as subversion, and political opposition as treason.
Burke's speech was more instructive than any other book on a political subject that I had ever read.
Whatever Tim's intentions, he'd agreed to let her out of his political game.
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.
And her sympathies go further and shape her opinions on political and national movements.
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.
I also discuss the political situation with my dear father, and we decide the most perplexing questions quite as satisfactorily to ourselves as if I could see and hear.
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.
It was not likely for the paths of a soldier and a member of the political elite to cross paths, but he was the closest thing she had ever had to a friend since leaving her home at the age of four.
"I can't get used to the political side of the job, either," Gabe said.
It was Friday, a week day, and the height of the season, so he had expected most of the town's folk to be too busy for political small talk.
When Dean arrived in the hall, he was met by two men in black and his political opponent, Seymour Fitzgerald.
I cannot for an instant recognize that political organization as my government which is the slave's government also.