Debating Sentence Examples
Evelyn was silent, debating what to say.
I've been sitting here all day, waiting for you and debating what I'll say when I see her again.
She started forward, then hesitated a moment, evidently debating within herself whether she would go or not.
Nevertheless, not being a regicide, he was not appointed to be one of the five Directors to whom the control of public affairs was entrusted after the coup d'etat of Vendemiaire 1795; but, as before, his powers of judgment and of tactful debating soon carried him to the front in the council of Five Hundred.
After debating the first of these resolutions for three days, Congress resolved that the further consideration of it should be postponed until the 1st of July, but that a committee should be appointed to prepare a declaration of independence.Advertisement
It was assumed by deists in debating against the orthodox, that the flood of error in the hostile camp was due to the benevolent cunning or deliberate self-seeking of unscrupulous men, supported by the ignorant with the obstinacy of prejudice.
By his debating powers he contributed to the defeat of the Balbo ministry, and for a short time held the portfolio of public instruction; afterwards, in the Gioberti cabinet, he became minister of the interior, and on the retirement of the last-named in 1849 he became practically the head of the government.
He began at the bottom of the ladder, mixing with the Bohemian society that haunted the Temple, practising oratory in the free and easy debating societies of Covent Garden and the Strand, and writing for the booksellers.
Their guarantee is the tireless criticism carried on by rival systems. No parallel display of debating acuteness has ever been seen in the world's history.
He was a constant speaker at the Birmingham and Edgbaston Debating Society; and when in 1868 the Birmingham Liberal Association was reorganized, he became one of its leading members.Advertisement
In 1895 the time for the realization of these views had come; and Mr Chamberlain's speeches, previously remarkable chiefly for debating power and directness of argument, were now dominated by a newnote of constructive statesmanship, basing itself on the economic necessities of a world-wide empire.
His speeches of this period show great debating skill, combined with strong originality and imagination.
The seminars, which involve brainstorming and debating exercises, will develop students oral and presentation skills.
Perhaps only Richard Hawley, when he's debating the finer points of local planning policy, comes close.
The roof is pierced by the wind cowl that rises above the debating chamber at the center of the building.Advertisement
Well, they can continue debating, but I am afraid that they do not discomfit me in the least.
Neither is it any coincidence that there are currently 4 revisionist historians that are awaiting trial for the " heresy " of debating history.
Let's see if Bob Piper can reply with something that isn't just abusive name-calling, which is his usual debating technique.
Senior Officer at Union Ã¢ smoked spliff with Howard Marks in Union Chamber, Director of Schools Debating Competition.
This peculiar stroke which abruptly terminated his notorious debating career should give readers cause to ponder.Advertisement
It also means debating the issue of an elected representative on a worker's wage.
By the Irish Nationalists it was received with contemptuous ridicule, for none suspected Mr Balfour's immense strength of will, his debating power, his ability in attack and his still greater capacity to disregard criticism.
At Eton he edited the school magazine, The Microcosm, and at Oxford he took the leading part in the formation of a debating society.
Robin of Sherwood So I strolled across to the throng of travelers debating Bored of the Rings.
Debating Judeophobia in 21st Century Britain published by the London-based think tank JPR/Institute for Jewish Policy Research in association with Profile Books.Advertisement
Contentiously debating politics has caused tension between my conservative and liberal friends.
Debating whether global warming is human caused or a natural planetary cycle is almost a moot point when decreasing the greenhouse effect and slowing global warming is humanly possible.
You may be debating over the expense and value of tiling the walls and floors.
With her rehab treatment and arrests, many are debating about her future in Hollywood.
There is no debating the fact that Alaska has gorgeous scenery, but seldom do people think first of this destination as the ideal place to have a wedding.
Debating whether there are positive effects of video games can go on until the end of time.
Whether you are debating over the amount or the intensity of your highlights, the most important aspect of this conundrum is to forgo updating your look in favor of recent trends and really focus on what your face needs to look its best.
Celebrity bloggers have been debating on a topic that many older pregnant women would find offensive.
If you are debating whether or not to buy an extended warranty consider what the product is worth to you.
Height, branch construction, and storage are important factors to consider when debating the convenience of your artificial Christmas tree.
Aquarius people with their love of supposing, debating and "what-if-ing" also holds serious appeal to Gemini.
Both have very strong minds and will enjoy debating current issues.
If you're debating on whether to show your children the movie, you'll have to decide for yourself the morals and ideas to take away from it.
Whatever your exact definition of romantic comedy or chick flicks, there is no debating that the chick flick genre is growing increasingly popular each year.
Parapsychologists and their skeptical critics have been debating the results of these sort of experiments for many decades.
The three boys began debating with each other who the culprit was.
Visit any ABC soap opera message board and you will find fans debating spoilers as they would apply to a character depending on who is playing it.
While there are thousands of great movie soundtracks, and everyone has their own favorite, there are many websites and articles debating the quality of the soundtracks, and the movies themselves.
He often can be found debating sales with Rick and The Old Man, and is often criticized for not knowing as much about the pawn business as he should, considering he started working there when he was nine.
There are the costumes, the technogeeks debating the star-drives, and the fans who know far more about the plots and characters than the stars do.
They spend some time debating the best way to prepare dwarf for trollish consumption - sitting on them to squash them to jelly, mincing them fine and boiling them, and so on.
But" Andre paused, debating silently "I'd say you need to determine how much you are willing to trust her."
She considered debating with the nurse at the front desk, whose friendly grey eyes were familiar.
She whipped around to see Kris standing in the doorway, holding the door open as if debating whether to enter.
She stopped a few feet from the entrance, debating whether she should just leave, until she heard A'Ran's name.
Darian met her gaze, debating.
She was trying to determine the best way to attack and debating the validity of her boss's assertion that the human-made weapons she carried were useless against Xander.
She was debating if she had the money to take the kids and just leave, flee Jonny and Xander.
He was still debating whether or not he'd need to find a substitute for dinner, if he was going to lose this round with Jessi again.
She was debating whether there was a polite way to tell him she was done with his game and how likely he was to stalk her and the cousins, until he got what he wanted.
His own reception at the Speculative Debating Society, where he first measured his strength in public conflict, was calculated to produce selfdistrust.
Personal affection and political devotion had in these two years made him appear indispensable to the party, although nobody ever regarded him as in the front line of English statesmen so far as originality of ideas or brilliance of debating power were concerned.
In 1737 he had been appointed postmaster at Philadelphia, and about the same time he organized the first police force and fire company in the colonies; in 1749, after he had written Proposals Relating to the Education of Youth in Pensilvania, he and twenty-three other citizens of Philadelphia formed themselves into an association for the purpose of establishing an academy, which was opened in 1751, was chartered in 1753, and eventually became the University of Pennsylvania; in 1727 he organized a debating club, the " Junto," in Philadelphia, and later he was one of the founders of the American Philosophical Society (1743; incorporated 1780); he took the lead in the organization of a militia force, and in the paving of the city streets, improved the method of street lighting, and assisted in the founding of a city hospital (1751); in brief, he gave the impulse to nearly every measure or project for the welfare and prosperity of Philadelphia undertaken in his day.
Here he soon became a good workman, developed a passion for politics and especially for political statistics, came to be depended upon for more or less of the editing of the paper, and was a figure in the village debating society.
There is comparatively little good debating in the European sense of the term, and this is due partly to the great size of the hail, partly to the system of legislation by committees.
In brief, the legislative councils were not only enlarged, but transformed into debating bodies, with the power of criticizing the executive.
A schoolmaster by profession, he became prominent owing to his attacks on orthodox theologians, and his membership of a semi-theological debating society, the Robin Hood Society, which met at the "Robin Hood and Little John" in Butcher Row.
There he remained through the long hours of that day debating with himself what next to do.
He fled to Rhodes, where he committed suicide, while the Rhodians were debating whether to hand him over to Sulla.
Debating who has the best bod can make for plenty of friendly disagreements!
Ten years later the assembly was again debating the question of subscription.
In the "United Debating Society," which afterwards developed into the "Union," he distinguished himself as a zealous advocate of liberalism.