He'd always known the source of Death's magic was the souls, but he'd never seen his predecessor wield the light of the souls.
As both a demon and Immortal, he possessed the ability to wield both sources of power but not control them.
The boy we chose last season survived and can wield the demon's powers.
Both consuls might be plebeians, both could not be patricians; a patrician could not wield the great powers vested in the tribunes of the commons.
Subordinate officers and rapacious governors of forts wield all the power of the state, and tyranny, oppression and anarchy reign over the whole country.
By Ambrose in the case of Theodosius himself (390); but the temptation to wield it as an instrument of secular tyranny too often proved to be irresistible.
To wield all sanctions, supernatural as well as natural, against the pretensions of any clergy, Catholic, Anglican or Presbyterian, to the exercise of an imperium in imperio.
It remained as a title of secular officials in the middle ages, being applied to persons appointed by the Roman emperor to judge cases in distant parts of the empire, or to wield power in certain districts, or, in the absence of the emperor, over the whole empire.
All discipline officers were permitted to wield the whip summarily and without the slightest check.
To wield a peaceful authority over all the subjects of the empire, to reward merit, and to punish transgressionsuch is the highest task of king and officials.
It was markedly anti-socialistic. But from this period he passed almost entirely from public life, and ceased to wield the personal influence which he had done during the preceding years.
To lay the foundation for those arguments, I offer five simple premises—optimistic yet realistic assertions about the predictive nature of history, the infinite promise of technology, and the power of humanity to wield new technologies to create the next Golden Age.
How long shall they wield unlawful power?