The first act which has reference to the safety of passengers is the Regulation of Railways Act of 1842, which obliges every railway company to give notice to the Board of Trade of its intention to open the railway for passenger traffic, and places upon that public department the duty of inspecting the line before the opening of it takes place..
A high state of military preparedness of any one state obliges all the others to endeavour to be prepared on the same level.
To prevent brothers-in-law from extorting money from a widow as a price for releasing her from perpetual widowhood, Jewish law obliges all brothers at the time of a marriage to sign a document pledging themselves to submit to halisah without payment.
It should be made clear to the Egyptian Ministers and Governors of Provinces that the responsibility which for the time rests on England obliges H.M.
Those of them, however, who have farms in the savannahs and are accustomed to take long rides in all weathers, and those whose trade obliges them to take frequent journeys in the mountainous interior, or even to Europe and North America, are often as active and as little burdened with superfluous flesh as a Scotch farmer.
The general effect of Livy's narrative is no doubt a little spoilt by the awkward arrangement, adopted from his authorities, which obliges him to group the events by years, and thus to disturb their natural relations and continuity.
It certainly obliges us to make a large deduction from our estimate of his character and of the beneficial influence which he has exerted.
All light comes from the reason, and it is the reason which apprehends both itself and the sensibility which envelops it, and the will which it obliges but does not constrain.
According to his report, " the mind " always obliges us to suppose Something beyond positive phenomena to which the phenomena must be attributed; but he was perplexed by this " confused negative " idea.
This unfortunate fete at the ambassador's deprives me of a pleasure, and obliges me to interrupt you.
The truths which this "disposition of nature" obliges us to accept can be neither proved nor disproved; they are practically followed even by those who reject them speculatively.
But the perusal of the piece obliges us to ask ourselves whether the author's radical conception of human nature was not false.
Thus (x, 1 7, 0 are the line-co-ordinates of any line whatever; but when these, instead of being absolutely arbitrary, are subject to the restriction aE+bn+c-= o, this obliges the line to pass through a point (a, b, c); and the last-mentioned equation a + br l+ c ' =o is considered as the line-equation of this point.
She duly obliges "There are lots of little things I do."
signatoryvention obliges signatories to adopt national legislation that makes it a crime to bribe foreign public officials.
The minor characters of the honest old Huntley, whom the Scottish king obliges to bestow his daughter's hand upon Warbeck, and of her lover the faithful "Dalyell," are most effectively drawn; even "the men of judgment," the adventurers who surround the chief adventurer, are spirited sketches, and the Irishman among them has actually some humour; while the style of the play is, as befits a "Chronicle History," so clear and straightforward as to make it easy as well as interesting to read.
The Notice of Accidents Act of 1884, which obliges employers of labour to report to the Board of Trade, when "there occurs in any employment " as defined by the schedule of the act, " any accident which causes to any person employed therein, either loss of life or such bodily injury as to prevent him on any one of the three working days next after the occurrence of the accident from being employed for five hours on his ordinary work," affects railways in course of construction, but not, as a rule, otherwise.
Dubuat, therefore, assumed it as a proposition of fundamental importance that, when water flows in any channel or bed, the accelerating force which obliges it to move is equal to the sum of all the resistances which it meets with, whether they arise from its own viscosity or from the friction of its bed.
Among other things, this obliges them to have a written policy on the correct handling and safekeeping of Disclosure information.
The Convention obliges signatories to adopt national legislation that makes it a crime to bribe foreign public officials.
Repeat one word command of "Potty" until puppy obliges.
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