Abandons sentence example
The Via Appia here, as at Capua, abandons its former S.E.
A husband who wilfully abandons his wife, leaving her destitute, or who refuses to support her when he is able to do so, may be punished by imprisonment in the state prison not exceeding one year or in the county jail or workhouse not more than six months nor less than fifteen days, and for ten days, in the discretion of the judge, he may be kept on a bread and water diet.
Entering the department of Lot, it abandons a south-westerly for a westerly course and flowing in a sinuous channel traverses the department of Dordogne, where it receives the waters of the Vezere.
Not so with the national customs. There are features - the wooden house, the oven, the bath - which the Russian never abandons, even when swamped in an alien population.
Such customary tenant right only arises at the expiration of the lease, and on the substantial performance of the covenants; and is forfeited if the tenant abandons his tenancy during the term.Advertisement
That position the writer now abandons.
He abandons the practice of making a distinction between uncial and minuscule, on the ground that for textual criticism the style of writing is less important than the date and contents of a MS. To indicate these he divided MSS.
To effect the rescue of these incidents, he boldly admits the forgeries in the registers, abandons all the traditional dates, throws over Tschudi's account, and regards the shooting by Tell of the apple from his son's head as an "ornamental addition" to the tale.
Reason abandons her efforts to mould the world, and is content to let the aims of individuals work out their results independently, only stepping in to lay down precepts for the cases where individual actions conflict, and to test these precepts by the rules of formal logic.
In this place it is sufficient to say that, while Plato accounts no education satisfactory which has not knowledge for its basis, he emphatically prefers the scepticism of Socrates, which, despairing of knowledge, seeks right opinion, to the scepticism of the sophists, which, despairing of knowledge, abandons the attempt to better existing beliefs.Advertisement
Kant practically abandons the problem.
The king abandons these efforts and associates his son in the government.
He abandons the hope of a resurrection of the body.
Iceland, meanwhile, temporarily abandons its maritime pretensions and instead dedicates itself to producing highly-talented elfin chanteuse Bjork.
Threatened and desperate, the Kro'ka abandons his behind-the-scenes machinations to confront the Doctor directly.Advertisement
Look what happens, he said, when the church abandons the quest for Jesus.
But if your unbelieving spouse abandons you, you are not obliged endlessly to pursue him or her.
In his Guesses at the Riddle of Existence (1897), he abandons the faith in Christianity expressed in his lecture of 1861 on Historical Progress (where he forecast the speedy reunion of Christendom on the "basis of free conviction"), and writes in a spirit "not of Agnosticism, if Agnosticism imports despair of spiritual truth, but of free and hopeful inquiry, the way for which it is necessary to clear by removing the wreck of that upon which we can found our faith no more."
Finally the whole pack abandons the den for a rendezvous site.
In later versions of the game, he abandons the humanoid form, and is distinctly reptilian in appearance.Advertisement
When a youth reaches a certain age, he or she typically abandons hopscotch and skipping rope for more mature endeavors (such as chasing squirrels with a pellet gun).
Some origami purists frown upon 3D origami, since it abandons the one sheet of paper rule.
She reveals to Fernando exactly who Rosalinda is and Fernando, in his anger, abandons Rosalinda while his step-mother takes their daughter.
She is not responsible for the actions of her mother, yet she pays the cost when her husband feels deceived and abandons her.
A person who abandons fruits and vegetables, and eats only meat and cheese is not following the Atkins Diet as written.Advertisement
After approaching its south-west extremity it abandons the broad valley which leads to the lake, and makes its way northwards through a narrow gap in the mountains and joins the Angara at Irkutsk.