How to use Consummation in a sentence
The fall of Jajce was the consummation of theTurkish conquest.
To this consummation, with its necessary accompaniment in the extinction of prophecy, the book of Haggai already points.
A certain Persian king was accustomed to kill his wives on the morning after the consummation of the marriage.
Many of the ideas set forth in earlier chapters here coalesce and find their consummation.
It was a consummation too ideal for that early date; and next year the regent, whose daughter was now queen of France and there mixed up with the persecuting policy of the Guises, forbade the reformed preaching in Scotland.Advertisement
The invasion of India had now fairly commenced, and its successful progress and consummation were mere questions of time.
Butas it chanced and the issue of this alliance was destined to unite the English and the Scottish crowns, when the male line of the Tudors died out, and Henry, quite unintentionally, had his share in bringing about the consummation, by peaceful means, of that end which Edward I.
No eminent man has ever done more than Burke to justify the definition of genius as the consummation of the faculty of taking pains.
The insulting dismissal of a large body of Athenian troops which had come, under Cimon, to aid the Spartans in the siege of the Messenian stronghold of Ithome, the consummation of the Attic democracy under Ephi altes and Pericles, the conclusion of an alliance between Athens Training A pothetae (ai 'A-r-o%-raa, from lurOBEros, hidden) .
This political victory of the aristocracy was merely the consummation of a slow subterranean revolution which by innumerable reiterated blows had sapped the structure of the body politic, and was about to transfer the people of Gaul from the Roman monarchical and administrative government to the sway of the feudal system.Advertisement
Verily there was no formula by which the Tathagata attained the consummation of Incomparable Enlightenment.
He awaits the consummation of the age, for God has willed that " they without us should not be made perfect.
This later period is opened by Descartes and Galileo, and reaches consummation in the work of Newton.
Stalin and his faction personified the bureaucracy, and their victory represented the consummation of the bureaucracy's transformation into an elite.
He was present when the universe was unfolded and will be around at its final consummation.Advertisement
Has a Flight Finders retractable place a great final consummation of the apollon built.
Their hearts are set, as they were in life, on the glorious consummation begun before they were slain.
There are three big obstacles, however, to this happy consummation.
Only in eternity will love give a perfect consummation to our knowledge.
Contemporary with the vases, Pindaric odes also describe agonistic triumph in terms of desire and its consummation.Advertisement
Our author has incorporated it as describing the consummation of the prevision contained in xi.
The next day, Frederick William, with characteristic histrionic versatility, was heading a procession round the streets of Berlin, wrapped in the German tricolour, and extolling in a letter to the indignant tsar the consummation of the glorions German revolution.
They were, however, fated to fall far short of such a consummation; and at all times orthodox Brahmanism has had to wink at, or ignore, all manner of gross superstitions and repulsive practices, along with the popular worship of countless hosts of godlings, demons, spirits and ghosts, and mystic objects and symbols of every description.
All day he shivers at the thought of the bugs which will inevitably appear to jolt his smooth consummation.
She spoke of the intimate details of their acrobatic sexual antics including the wild consummation of their formerly unspoken desires.Advertisement
Other problems connected with his family interests served to complicate the situation and eventually to prevent the successful consummation of many of his plans.
The return to God (g vw6es, 6Ewaes) is the consummation of all things and the goal indicated by Christian teaching.
The future constitution was to be established after the conclusion of peace by a constituent assembly, which " will be the source and consummation of all authority in the State."
To justify their contention they sketched in outline the history of the world and mankind, the origin of evil and its course, and the final consummation of all things.
The Lar familiaris has been regarded' as the embodiment of all the family dead and his cult as a consummation of ancestor-worship, but a more probable explanation regards him as one of the Lares (q.v.; numina of the fields worshipped at the compita, the places where properties marched) who had special charge of the house or possibly of the household servants (familia); for it is significant that his worship was committed to the charge of the vilica.Advertisement
Such a consummation not being desired by the Westminster chapter, they submitted to the pope three names, and Manning's was not one of them.
An alliance, on fairly equal terms, between the three powers, would, in these circumstances, be the consummation of Griffenfeldt's "system"; an alliance with France to the exclusion of Sweden would be the next best policy; but an alliance between France and Sweden, without the admission of Denmark, was to be avoided at all hazards.
This is the consummation towards which events had been steadily moving - not at first consciously, for it was some time before the tendencies at work were consciously realized - but ending at last in the complete equation of Old Testament and New, and in the bracketing together of both as the first and second volumes of a single Bible.
Just as the Later Roman empire was at once the supreme effort of the old world and the outcome of its exhaustion, so Neoplatonism is in one aspect the consummation, in another the collapse, of ancient philosophy.
After the consummation of the union the Greeks remained in Florence for several weeks, discussing matters such as the liturgy, the administration of the sacraments, and divorce; and they sailed from Venice to Constantinople in October.Advertisement
Toghrul Beg now re-entered Bagdad, re-established the caliph, and was betrothed to his daughter, but died before the consummation of the nuptials (September 1063).
Rothe regards the natural man as the consummation of the development of physical nature, and obtains spirit as the personal attainment, with divine help, of those beings in whom the further creative process of moral development is carried on.
This idea has its original source in the apocalypses of Iran, for these are based upon the conflict between Ahura-Mazda (Auramazda, Ormazd) and Angro-Mainyush (Ahriman) and its consummation at the end of the world.
The state is the consummation of man as finite; it is the necessary starting-point whence the spirit rises to an absolute existence in the spheres of art, religion and philosophy.
The Almagest was the consummation of Greek astronomy.Advertisement
For the perfect and absolute, the consummation of movement is not generated at any point in the process; it is an ideal end, which guides the operations of nature, and does not wait upon them for its achievement.
Most Jews not only confidently believe that their own future lies in progressive development within the various nationalities of the world, but they also hope that a similar consummation is in store for the as yet unemancipated branches of Israel.
Siegfried's whole character and career is, indeed, annihilated in the clumsy progress towards this consummation; but Shakespeare might have condoned worse plots for the sake of so noble a result; and indeed Wagner's awkwardness arises mainly from fear of committing oversights.
The inconsistency of selling funeral requisites in the temple of Libitina, seeing that she is identified with Venus, is explained by him as indicating that one and the same goddess presides over birth and death; or the association of such things with the goddess of love and pleasure is intended to show that death is not a calamity, but rather a consummation to be desired.