Agreements Sentence Examples
If he had believed in prenuptial agreements, he might have thought her attitude was a good idea.
Foremost among standing peace agreements are, of course, the International Hague Conventions relating directly to peace, agreements which have not only created a special peace jurisdiction for the settlement of international difficulties by judicial methods but also a written law to apply within the scope of this jurisdiction.
The preservation of wild animals and birds in accordance with international agreements is enforced by law.
Prenuptial agreements are created for people who approach a marriage with the preconceived idea that it may not succeed.
On the basis of the above-mentioned agreements, as well as of minor discussions as to purgatory and the Eucharist, the decree of union was drawn up in Latin and in Greek, and signed on the 5th of July by the pope and the Greek emperor, and all the members of the synod save Eugenikos and one Greek bishop who had fled; and on the following day it was solemnly published in the cathedral of Florence.Advertisement
The readings of X which can be deduced from considering the agreements in B, C, D will be of higher antiquity and of greater external aut l ority than any of the readings in B, C, D taken singly.
We pass over their first conflicts and the unsuccessful agreements that were attempted, to mention the decisive battle near Mer y (1040), in which Masud was totally defeated and driven back to Ghazni (Ghazna).
In 1866 the Russian embryologist Kowalewsky startled the zoological world with a minute account of the developmental changes of Ascidia, one of the Tunicata, 5 and it became evident that the affinities of that class were with the Vertebrata, whilst their structural agreements with Mollusca were only superficial.
In the final act, the conference went farther in agreeing to the " principle of compulsory arbitration," declaring that " certain disputes, in particular those relating to the interpretation and application of the provisions of international agreements, are suitable (susceptible) to be submitted to compulsory arbitration without any restriction."
A third contractual method of avoiding conflicts of interest has been the signing of agreements for the maintenance of the " open-door."Advertisement
Other substances give equally good agreements; thus sodium chloride has a calculated constant of 1.12 and an observed one of 1.11.
Thus a nucleus and precedent has been formed similar to that by which the Zoilverein was begun, and it was hoped that it might be possible to arrange similar agreements with other states, so that in this way a common management for all lines might be established.
In 1892 laws introducing a completely new coinage were carried in both parliaments, in accordance with agreements made by the ministers.
The Czechs, however, prevented him passing a law on excise which was a necessary part of the agreements with Hungary; it was, therefore, impossible for him to carry on the government without breaking his word; there was nothing left for him to do but to resign, after holding office for less than three months.
The south and east boundaries were laid down by agreements between Germany and France on the 24th of December 1885, the 15th of March 1894 and the 18th of April 1908.Advertisement
In 1902 the imperial troops first penetrated into that part of Bornu reserved to Germany by agreements with Great Britain and France.
Collisions on the southern border of the protectorate between French and German troops led in 1905-1906 to an accurate survey of the south and east frontier regions and to a new convention (1908) whereby for the straight lines marking the frontier in former agreements natural features were largely substituted.
The movements of Germany from the south-east, and of France from the west and north, were thus held in check, and by securing international agreements the mutual limits of the three European powers concerned were definitely fixed.
The power of the Caisse de la Dette, which had virtually controlled the execution of the international agreements concerning the finances, was swept away, together with almost all the other financial fetters binding Egypt.
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The pilgrims' formed themselves into unions, elected a "master" and concluded their agreements, as to the outward voyage and return, in common.
The resulting agreements had not, however, been ratified before the declaration of war in 1914.
In defiance of her commercial interests and of her popularity with the Moslem population of the Gulf, Great Britain set herself to suppress the trade, and executed a series of agreements with the chiefs of the Arabian littoral with this object.
And if Grote overlooks important agreements he seems also to understate important differences.
The frontiers were further defined by a French-Italian convention (24th of January 1900) fixing the frontier between French Somaliland and the Italian possessions at Raheita, and also by various agreements with Great Britain and Abyssinia.Advertisement
Finally he concluded with England the important Agreements of 1904 covering colonial and other questions which had long been a matter of dispute, especially concerning Egypt, Newfoundland and Morocco.
But it must be kept in mind that the conversion of services into rents went on very gradually, as a series of private agreements, and that it would be very wrong to suppose, as some scholars have done, that it had led to a general commutation by the middle or even the end of the 14th century.
Prolonged negotiations were necessary to the completion of the treaty of the 17th of November 1905, whereby Japan obtained the control of Korea's foreign affairs and relations, and the confirmation of previous agreements, the far-reaching results of which have been indicated.
In the language of modern diplomacy the term " treaty " is restricted to the more important international agreements, especially to those which are the work of a congress; while agreements dealing with subordinate questions are described by the more general term " convention."
In the meantime, however, agreements of this nature between one power and another have multiplied rapidly within the last few years (see Arbitration).
The question of the Aland Islands created some discussion in 1907 and 1908 in connexion with the new North Sea agreements, and undoubtedly Russia considered the convention of 1856 as rather humiliating.
Ten of them are under direct treaty with the government of India; others are held under sanads and deeds, of fealty and obedience; while a third class, known as the mediatized states, are held under agreements mediated by the British government between them and their superior chiefs.
A succession of agreements which he concluded with the Italian Foreign Minister, Tittoni, justified his efforts, and enabled him to maintain correct relations with the Italian Government.
Ante-nuptial agreements may be of any nature the parties may choose.
Such agreements must in all cases be publicly registered.
By the statute law of Natal post-nuptial agreements between spouses are permitted under certain conditions, to which it is not possible now to refer at length.
All rights and obligations under conventions and agreements which were binding on any of the colonies have devolved upon the Union.
Special agreements have been made, also, with Argentina, Chile and Peru for the transmission of the Bolivian foreign mails.
A very liberal frame of government for West Jersey, drafted presumably by William Penn, and entitled " the Concessions and Agreements of the Proprietors, Freeholders and Inhabitants of West Jersey in America," was adopted in March 1677.
But the new colony was never actually governed under " the Concessions and Agreements "; for from the beginning until the first assembly was called in November 1681 its affairs were managed by commissioners named by the proprietors and when in 1680 the duke of York confirmed the title to the land to Byllynge and his associates he conveyed the right to govern to Byllynge alone.
Although he was one of the signers of " the Concessions and Agreements " Byllynge now commissioned Samuel Jennings as governor of the province, and the other proprietors acquiesced, appointing Byllynge governor and permitting Jennings to serve as his deputy.
Jennings immediately called the first assembly, and this body passed a number of fundamental laws which provided for a governor and council, but were in other respects much like the clauses relating to government in " the Concessions and Agreements."
They can charge water rents which depend upon agreements with consumers, or they may charge water rates assessed on the net annual value of the premises supplied.
At the date of the issue of the circular the agreements with France and Portugal had partially defined the boundaries of the Free State on the lower river, and the 30th degree of longitude east of Greenwich was recognized as the limit of its extension eastwards.
The following is a list of the agreements subsequently made with reference to the boundaries of the state (see also Africa, §5) I.
The net result of the above agreements was to leave the Congo Free State with France, Portugal and Great Britain as her neighbours on the north, with Great Britain and Germany as her neighbours on the east, and with Great Britain and Portugal on her southern frontier.
The main object of King Leopold's ambition was to obtain an outlet on the Nile, and for the history of the incidents connected with the two important agreements made in 1894 with Great Britain and France, and their sequel in the agreement made with Great Britain in 1906, reference must be made to the article Africa, §5.
But even before these agreements had been reached, Alexander Mackenzie, in the service of the North-west Company, in 1793 had explored through Canada to the Pacific coast in lat.
It is plain that the agreements under the concordats have a certain action upon a number of points in the canonical laws; and all these points go to constitute the local concordatory law.
One immediate consequence of the Black Death was the renewal of the truce between England and France by repeated agreements which lasted from 1347 to 1355.
Under the act of 1881, down to the 31st of March 1906, the rents of 360,135 holdings, representing nearly 11,000,000 acres, had been fixed for the first statutory term of 15 years either by the land commissioners or by agreements between landlords and tenants, the aggregate reduction being over 20% as compared with the old rents.
Under the Wyndham Act of 1903 the process was greatly extended., The following tables give summarized particulars, for the period from the 1st of November 1903 to the 31st of March 1906, of (1) estates for which purchase agreements were lodged in cases of sale direct from landlords to tenants; (2) estates for the purchase of which the Land Commission entered into agreements under sects.
Some commercial treaties and agreements were made, including one with Great Britain, which proved highly beneficial to home trade, and the tariff was altered, in spite of much resistance on the part of the Protectionists.
The Great Powers contented themselves with securing by agreements the same treatment for their commerce in Spain as that granted by those five treaties.
The dominions of the emir of Sokoto have suffered some diminutions by reason of British agreements with France relating to the common frontier of the two European powers in the western Sudan.
The goal was quality of service to achieve a 92% compliance in customer assessments of agency performance against service level agreements.
With these compromise agreements we have a choice.
A division of share rights agreements becomes contentious where the target company's country has a domestic CGT regime.
Administrations can continue to create these bilateral agreements with each other.
Under English law most homes are owned under joint tenancy agreements, which means the property is owned by both partners.
In all cases, these internal service providers ' use of information we supply them is restricted by confidentiality agreements.
This remains anathema to Western governments - which spent most of the 1980s demolishing commodity agreements - and to politically powerful transnational companies.
We also welcome the range of agreements in the field of conventional armaments, including in our own European region.
For the remaining States the agreements entered into in the present concordat come into force in their entirety.
Our agreements with other vendors typically impose similar conditions.
We also draft and advise on consultancy agreements, including the tax consequences of proposed and existing consultancy arrangements.
Progress in arms control should also be measured against the record of compliance with existing agreements.
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Agency working is largely deregulated in the three Scandinavian countries but temps are protected by strong employer and trade union agreements.
Market Management Reduce costs where utility diversions or agreements required.
Business economics - Covers macro economics, looking at how industry operates and how it is affected by governmental policies and international agreements.
The Center has academic agreements with several Latin American universities which facilitate exchanges of faculty.
The cost per hectare of profits forgone agreements is £ 75, for positive agreements £ 25.
The employer is currently refusing to discuss clauses in agreements relating to job security, the deputy General Secretary warned.
Management, research and guidance Management agreements to conserve calcareous grassland on SSSIs have been made between owners and occupiers and EN or CCW.
The UK has signed up to international agreements to reduce the negative impacts of climate change.
The terms of license agreements must be observed, however inconvenient.
The total indebtedness of the union in respect of the various facility agreements we have with Unity Trust Bank is now £ 3.7 million.
All of our Memorandum and Articles of Associations and Partnership Agreements were reviewed and approved by a volunteer U.K. lawyer.
Hire purchase agreements allow the lessee to claim capital allowances.
Collective Agreements National collective bargaining machinery for academic and academic-related staff is arranged through Universities UK.
Could such miscreants be the origin of the web of restrictive agreements with which UK industry is said to be rife?
We are also willing to strengthen this by entering into bilateral agreements on no-first use or a multilateral negotiations on a global no-first use.
The obligation (embodied within the license agreements) to keep data " forever " was not considered onerous at the time.
The wayleave agreements that NIE have with landowners however do not prohibit the planting of trees in proximity to OELs.
International agreements will fail to deliver unless they embrace pluralism.
The deal, reported on Sky News, is among the first major agreements in the UK to transmit television programming over telephone lines.
Non-nuclear-weapon States Party to the Treaty so desiring may also obtain such benefits pursuant to bilateral agreements.
Enterprise goals or Service Level Agreements can be considered as high-level abstract policies which must be progressively refined into implementable policies.
It is increasingly common for employers to seek to impose restrictive covenants in settlement agreements.
The Government aims to reach agreements with 20 pilot local authorities for 2001-02, ahead of a planned wider rollout in 2002-03.
Agents who previously shunned formality can now be expected to seek formal agreements.
The concerns and demands of developing countries were largely sidelined and no significant agreements were made to make trade fairer.
One section is a step by step guide through typical clauses found in agreements.
One section is a step by step by step guide through typical clauses found in agreements.
The potentialities of aerial warfare and the extreme vulnerability of non-combatants to its attacks tend to emphasize the urgency of agreements of this nature.
Employees on fixed-term contracts are no longer able to enter into redundancy waiver agreements.
In non-union workplaces, the DTI proposes the election of employe representatives with the power to make agreements with employers about working hours.
Agreements, declarations and non-contentious cases are usually witnessed by one judge and twelve elders.
Almost immediately after his appointment Signor Tittoni accompanied the king and queen of Italy on a state visit to France and then to England, where various international questions were discussed, and the cordial reception which the royal pair met with in London and at Windsor served to dispel the small cloud which had arisen in the relations of the two countries on account of the Tripoli agreements and the language question in Malta.
By treaties with Somali sultans in 1889 and by subsequent agreements with Great Britain, Zanzibar and Abyssinia, the coast east of the British Somali protectorate fell within the Italian sphere of influence (see Africa, § 5).
On the other hand, we must not rashly set down agreements as due to " homoplasy " or " convergence of development " if we find two or three or more concurrent agreements.
Conventions for the suppression of the slave trade, including the Brussels General Act of 1885, and the North Sea Fisheries Convention, have placed restrictions on the freedom of the high sea, and possibly, in the general interest, other agreements will bring it further under control, on the principle that what is the property of all nations must be used without detriment to its use by others (see HIGH SEAS).
Ignorance of a matter of fact may in general be alleged in avoidance of the consequences of acts and agreements, but such ignorance cannot be pleaded where it is the duty of a person to know, or where, having the means of knowledge at his disposal, he wilfully or negligently fails to avail himself of it (see Contract).
Subsequently he took an important part in suppressing the Ionian revolt (see Ionia, Aristagoras, Histiaeus),and after the war compelled the cities to make agreements by which all differences were to be settled by reference.
By this enactment it is made possible, where more than 20 workers are employed, for an elected council to cooperate in securing the welfare of the workers, to see to the due execution of contracts and agreements, to settle disputes, and to take part in the management of philanthropic institutions.
By playing off one against the other he succeeded in holding both in suspense, and induced them to conclude agreements safeguarding the pope and the Medici.
Restrictions had also been imposed on the transfer of patronage of churches built under the Church Building Acts and New Parishes Acts, and on that of benefices in the gift of the lord chancellor, and sold by him in order to augment others; but agreements may be made as to the patronage of such churches in favour of persons who have contributed to their building or enlargement without being void for simony.
This treaty was ratified, and followed by other treaties and agreements defining the Eritrean-Abyssinian and the AbyssinianItalian Somaliland frontiers (see Italy, History, and Somaliland, Italian).
Through the adoption of standardized treaties, they can enter into economic agreements, adopt the same weights and measures, and agree to honor the intellectual property of the others.
Formalized agreements on conventions, measurements, borders, and international conduct.
These and literally thousands more issues are worked out in treaties and agreements between nations.
By making expectations explicit and public, these agreements reduce the number of sparks that can set off the powder keg of war.
However, for Commercial companies established in countries with which reciprocity agreements were made, there are few more steps.
You will however, understand both technical and financial considerations relating to land development, including Section 106 agreements.
The market for generalized collateral (GC) repo agreements began in March 1997.
All OAS members that are required to have comprehensive safeguards agreements under Article III of the Treaty have at least signed such agreements.
The present Intifada is the popular expression of the failure of the Oslo agreements to achieve Palestinian self-determination.
Nonetheless, the shipowner 's liability for many aspects of damage is limited under international rules and agreements.
At the same time they were prepared, under certain conditions, to make temporary agreements with the Socialist-Revolutionaries in the struggle against tsarism.
It supercedes all prior agreements or understandings you have with Western Union and cannot be modified orally.
They supersede any previous agreements, negotiations, promises or representations, whether verbal or written.
Such agreements would still leave open a wide swath of territory for basing nuclear weapons.
Agreements with the other water supply companies within our region allow a comprehensive search for every property, residential or commercial to be produced.
Other agreements may only include sharing information about the child as he continues to grow.
Visitation schedules with the birth parents can be set, as well as financial agreements.
Make sure to read the contract closely for terms and agreements.
Rental agreements and leases are legally-binding documents for long-term tenancy.
Month-to-month rental agreements provides flexibility to you and your landlord.
Check your user agreements and read carefully.
Does the seller offer one or will you rely on the manufacturer's agreements?
Additionally, when you buy gold bars you won't have to try to navigate through complex purchasing agreements associated with paper investments in gold.
In other cases, a well-meaning person takes the kitten home, and later realizes that he cannot keep it because of other pets, unwilling family members, rental agreements, lifestyle conflicts or simply because the kitten is too much work.
In effect, you cease to pay $30 here and $200 there; you send one big, fat check to the organization, who then divvies up the bucks to your creditors according to the agreements they've made.
The good news is, each month you stick to the plan and pay up per your agreements, your score will slowly start recovering.
To find out which FIA cards do raise interest rates, read the cardholder agreements first.
Since each company's Affinity card program is different, read the card's terms and agreements before selecting a card.
Using a divorce lawyer can be especially helpful when hammering out child custody agreements.
Additionally, you will be asked to sign a retainer agreement, which lays out billing and fee agreements.
In most divorce agreements, one parent will have primary custody and the other will have regular visitation rights.
Divorce records may also include any pre-nuptial agreements signed by the parties.
The first offerings on the list deal with the topics of pre-nuptial agreements and preparing for divorce.
Many legal separation agreements turn into divorce decrees so it's best to do it right the first time.
After the mediator has reviewed the divorce estate documentation, she will guide the couple through making financial agreements.
Discussion topics include custody type (sole, joint, legal and physical), travel restrictions, holiday and vacation agreements, changes of residences and healthcare.
Now that the issues are resolved and precise agreements made, the mediator provides each spouse with an agreement draft.
In the spirit of community parenting, most divorce courts will allow custody agreements to undergo modifications tailored to meet the expanding needs of the child as long as the changes are necessary and truly beneficial.
In most cases, self-filing works when both parties can come to agreements about the important issues of their divorce.
Over time, you will find parenting with someone else easier, especially if you take this co-parenting advice to heart and take the time to come up with a good co-parenting plan if verbal agreements are not enough to keep everybody on track.
If your co-parent is truly a jerk and doesn't take you seriously, continuously violating agreements and missing appointments, you may want to get a third party involved.
Car share schemes can be formal arrangements where agreements are drawn up for all participating parties or they can be informal schemes that are put into place occasionally.
If you make any agreements that are not represented on your lease, get them in writing.
In addition to the Paris Hilton brand, they currently hold licensing agreements with a variety of name brands including Guess, XOXO, Perry Ellis and more.
You do need to be careful while browsing Google Books, because Google entered into agreements with many authors where Google provides most of a copyrighted novel in their book collection, but to read the entire book, you need to buy it.
While prenuptial agreements have been around for a very long time for the wealthy, they're gaining in popularity for those who aren't as well-to-do.
Business owners are especially advised to look into prenuptial agreements.
There have been rumors of certain celebrities who have agreements stating they can leave their spouses if they gain weight or fall below a certain income level.
The college has over 100 transfer agreements with multiple four-year universities.
Richland has negotiated multiple agreements with area universities, including the University of Texas at Dallas to teach higher-level multimedia courses and more at the Richland campus.
Do not sign waivers or agreements to alternative compensation while on board the ship until you have the opportunity to consult with an attorney.
Rings have been used to signify agreements and promises for thousands of years.
This practice encourages equal trade agreements and a disassociation with West African cocoa production, which is under suspicion for its connection to tribal slavery and terrorism.
The Sunglass Hut is a reliable place to purchase designer styles and receive quality customer service, fitting, and warranty agreements.
Despite the split, the two companies shared a building and had numerous agreements allowing the shared use of names on pinball machines.
Some third-party developers have worked on and are continuing to work on agreements with Nintendo to bring the player-created Miis into their games as well.
There are a lot of agreements of what is good about Wii Fit and what is lacking in Wii Fit.
Unfortunately many of them are packed with advertisements, confusing navigation schemes, hidden charges or otherwise sketchy agreements.
What this means is that they do not have their own network infrastructure, signing agreements with other cellular service providers for their network usage needs.
Although they can be much more expensive if you use your cell phone a lot, for light use it's a great way to avoid lengthy service agreements, monthly fees and hidden charges.
Through roaming agreements, Alltel is able to provide coverage in all 50 states.
For the most part, GSM-based service providers have roaming agreements with other GSM providers around the world, letting you use your cell phone worldwide.
The company's native network operates largely on the GSM 1900MHz band, though it does have roaming agreements in place with several regional carriers.
Wind also has roaming agreements in place with Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile USA for when its customers are in the United States.
Contractual Agreements - Family plans are usually offered at some initial "standard" rate followed by additional lines at a much lower rate - such as $10 per extra line for up to four lines.
In the 1980s many London banks were trading in new market instruments such as interest rate swaps, foreign currency options and forward rate agreements.
Lease purchase agreements work similarly to rent-to-own agreements, wherein the property is leased to a buyer until the terms of the agreement are met.
Promissory notes and mortgages can also be sold to buyers through owner-financed agreements.
Lease-to-purchase agreements are becoming more common.
In lease-to-purchase agreements, the buyer is given equitable title rights.
Universities often enter into agreements with drug companies to provide low-cost options for people attending their college.
Many stores had agreements not to put up decorations or start holiday shopping sales promotions until after the conclusion of the parades.
Uniform companies with school agreements often have the guidelines saved right in the system itself.
In most cases, schools that require uniforms have purchasing agreements in place with a specific uniform provider.
Those sites make you sign up for accounts, ask you to participate in special offers, or only let you watch movies if you agree to certain terms and agreements which could include submitting to spam.
Finally, many rental agreements have clauses that prohibit pets, painting, waterbeds or other alterations in the place that will make it feel like it truly is your home, versus just a place to live for a while.
Also keep in mind that many zoos in the United States have reciprocal membership agreements, in which a membership to one zoo entitles you to either free or reduced priced admission to any other participating zoo in the network.
Most larger zoos also take part in reciprocal agreements that allow you to visit a number of other zoos in the United States simply by presenting your membership card.
Since zoo memberships generally offer free or greatly-reduced admission and often include reciprocal agreements with other attractions, you can easily recoup your initial cost after just one or two visits.
Many of the wildlife attractions have reciprocal agreements as well, which allow you to visit hundreds of other facilities around the country for free.
Since these shoes are designed to give you the best fit for your dollar, shopping outside of this approved list may put you at risk for purchasing knock-offs or versions of Heelys that violate patent agreements.
Fossil also has licensing agreements with top fashion labels like DKNY, Emporio Armani and Marc Jacobs.
Opening additional air routes between the two countries can be seen as a positive move that China welcomes additional trade and may be setting the stage for increased business trade agreements.
China is still a dictatorship that appears to distrust the U.S., yet agreements between the two countries have been solidified of late, after President Bush went for a visit.
The company constantly upgrades its product, it can't currently offer guaranteed service quality like telcos, or any service-level agreements, but still has made an impact on business.
In addition, participation in the various Free Trade Agreements ensures that China has access to certain markets.
Because litigation can affect franchise brand identity, most franchise agreements include binding arbitration clauses.
Think and read the fine print of license agreements before you click and install, for concealed warnings that the program you're about to install contains spyware.
Before downloading any free office forms, be sure to read any user agreements posted on the website.
These various resources provide specifics about licensing, agreements, certifications and education available to help you prepare for a well-run pet care service.
Some of the most common types of business letters include thank you notes, collection letters, business proposals, sales letters, apologies, refund letters and agreements.
Rental Car Companies - Each rental car company has specific makes and models they use as rentals from agreements they make with manufacturers.
For example, Progresso Soups posts the Points value per serving on the label, and some frozen entrees and diet desserts also post Points values after forging licensing agreements with the Weight Watchers corporation.
Home warranty contractors have agreements with home warranty companies to provide services when a covered appliance breaks down or an item needs to be repaired.
The company grew from a California corporation to a nationwide service, entering into national agreements with insurers across the country.
The RIAA would like to see free file sharing networks enter into licensing agreements with the record labels, so they pay a royalty on the songs they distribute.
Broadcast licenses are periodically re-evaluated and stations can lose their licenses if they violate the terms of their original agreements or if they violate any of the Broadcast Commission of Ireland's rules or standards.
In some cases, agreements are reached that the new way of doing things is a good idea.
The impressive commissions they receive for making their sales or setting up lease agreements appear to make the otherwise stressful job completely worth it.
Non-disclosure agreements are difficult to enforce overseas, as well.
The pair often makes agreements based on Miley giving or loaning Lillian shoes.
At one point, Fate had told him a story about how he tricked the goddess into a series of agreements that landed her out of a job.
In theory these agreements may result from the spontaneous and pacific initiative of the contracting parties, but in reality their object has almost always been to terminate more or less acute conflicts and remedy more or less disturbed situations.
Again, it is quite certain that the spiritual matters upon which concordats bear do not concern the two powers in the same manner and in the same degree; and in this sense concordats are not perfectly equal agreements.
It is not the quantity but the quality of the anatomical and bionomic characters which determines their taxonomic value, and a few fundamental characters are better indications of the affinities of given groups of birds than a great number of agreements if these can be shown to be cases of isomorphism or heterophyletic, convergent analogy.
So marked are these evils that such partial competition is avoided by agreements between the competing lines with regard to rates, and by divisions of traffic, or pools, which shall take away the temptation to violate such rate agreements.
The common law has been somewhat unfavourable to the enforcement of such agreements, and statutes in the United States, both local and national, have attempted to prohibit them; but the public advantage from their existence has been so great as to render their legal disabilities inoperative.
In those parts of the continent of Europe where railways are owned and administered by state authority, the necessity for such agreements is frankly admitted.
In this connexion, reference should be made to the Anti-Trust Act of 1890, which, by its judicial interpretation, has been held to include railways and to forbid rate agreements between competing carriers.
The other inland boundaries of the protectorate were defined by agreements with Italy (1894) and Abyssinia (1897).
It seems to have begun in really voluntary agreements; but for these the unscrupulous greed of the traders soon substituted methods of fraud and violence.
It has been considered by them as proving that Limulus, in spite of all its special agreements with Scorpio (which, however, have scarcely been appreciated by the writers in question), really belongs to the Crustacean line of descent, whilst Scorpio, by possessing Malpighian tubes, is declared to be unmistakably tied together with the other Arachnida to the tracheate Arthropods, the Hexapods, Diplopods, and Chilopods, which all possess Malpighian tubes.
Agreements are not necessarily due to common inheritance; simplicity is not necessarily primitive and ancestral.
Liabilities arising out of agreements concluded after May 6 1915 are null and void if not sanctioned by the Government.
In October 1870, when the union of Germany under Prussian headship became a practical question, Delbriick was chosen to go on a mission to the South German states, and contributed greatly to the agreements concluded at Versailles in November.
Though it appears that Athens made individual agreements with various states, and therefore that we cannot regard as general rules the terms laid down in those which we possess, it is undeniable that the Athenians planted garrisons under permanent Athenian officers (¢poi papxoc) in some cities.
By the agreement of the 1st of July 1890, between the British and German governments, and by agreements concluded between Germany and Portugal in 1886 and 1894, and Germany and the Congo Free State in 1884 and later dates, the German sphere of influence attained its present area.
From 1887-1900, out of 290 cases settled, only 107 were formal arbitrations, 124 agreements were effected by the mediation of the Board, Ioo were effected otherwise while proceedings were pending, and in 59 cases the Board interposed when the parties preferred hostilities.
The boundary of the colony on the west was settled by FrancoLiberian agreements of 1892 and subsequent dates; that on the east by the Anglo-French agreements of 1893 and 1898.
After Sir John Brand's death, as already stated, a series of agreements and measures gradually subordinated Free State interests to the mistaken ambition and narrow views of the Transvaal.
The Hungarian Government could claim the right to take independent economic measures for her own territory in war-time; a joint arrangement was only possible for the territories of the Dual Monarchy - which were united for tariff purposes - by agreements between the Austrian and Hungarian Governments; and since neither Government was exclusively concerned to carry out an adjustment of economic conditions solely in accordance with what was necessary for waging war and holding out with the supplies at their disposal, but each had also to champion the interests of one half of the monarchy against the other, the negotiations between the two Governments were often attended with the greatest difficulties, and constantly ended unsatisfactorily.
Agreements were also concluded by which a share of the goods owned by Germany was conceded to Austria.
A large discount has therefore to be made from the agreements between Diatessaron and Syr.
But it is evident, and Smith himself felt, that their agreements were much more fundamental than their differences; and, if we regard them as historical forces, they must be considered as working towards identical ends.