Discretion Sentence Examples
The boss, at his/her discretion, may rotate the crew.
It will be at the discretion of the moderators.
In exceptional circumstances then this rule may be waived at the admin's discretion.
Free text books may be issued at the discretion of the local authorities, but in most cases are provided by parents.
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The limit was extended to the 1 st of August 1900 by the Interstate Commerce Commission, which was given discretion in the matter.
Under the French law of expulsion (December 3, 1849) there are no such precautions, the minister of the interior having an absolute discretion to order any foreigner as a measure of public policy to leave French territory and in fact to have him taken immediately to the frontier.
When it comes to decentralization, their slogans are "constrained discretion" and "the new localism."
He ordered the militiamen to be called up from the villages and armed, and wrote a letter to the commander-in- chief informing him that he had resolved to remain at Bald Hills to the last extremity and to defend it, leaving to the commander-in-chief's discretion to take measures or not for the defense of Bald Hills, where one of Russia's oldest generals would be captured or killed, and he announced to his household that he would remain at Bald Hills.
In 1761 he became personally known to Pitt, who, recognizing his ability and discretion, once and again made use of his services as private amanuensis.Advertisement
Here as elsewhere in his dominions his intentions were excellent, but his reforming zeal outran discretion, and his hasty and self-opinionated interferences with treaty rights and traditional privileges ended in provoking opposition and disaster.
She executed it with discretion and vigour, so that Austria in her hands was known to be one of the most formidable powers in the world.
There was no exercise of discretion in favor of the registered proprietor.
The law has allowed the Federal census office in its discretion to compile and publish the birth statistics of divisions in which they are accurately kept; one Federal report on the statistics of marriages and divorces throughout the country from 1867 to 1886 inclusive was published in 1889, and a second for the succeeding twenty-year period was published in part in 1908; an annual volume gives the statistics of deaths for about half the population of the country, including all the states and cities which have approximately complete records of deaths; Federal agencies like the bureau of labour and the bureau of corporations have been created for the purpose of gathering certain social and industrial statistics, and the bureau of the census has been made a permanent statistical office.
Finally, in June 1380 the flower of the Genoese fleet surrendered at discretion.Advertisement
It was made at the discretion of the relevant chair.
The people of the town, seized with terror, offered to surrender at discretion.
For an Original Being, Xander has no discretion.
His contemporaries, while admitting the excellence of his intentions as a statesman, lay stress upon his defects of temper and discretion.
That does not confer a general discretion on the court.Advertisement
We reserve the right to make such changes at our absolute discretion.
The government troops gained two decisive victories over the insurgents under Generals Mitre and Arredondo, and they were compelled to surrender at discretion.
Then, too late, patriots like Machiavelli perceived the suicidal self-indulgence of the past, which, by substituting mercenary troops for national militias, left the Italians at the absolute discretion.
Luzzatti which succeeded it only remained in power at his discretion.
Mr. Churchill had shown enormous vigour, industry, imagination and patriotism; but insufficient judgment and discretion.Advertisement
Meanwhile, however, Jellachich had himself started for Innsbruck, where he succeeded in persuading the emperor of the loyalty of his intentions, and whence, though not as yet formally reinstated, he was allowed to return to Croatia with practically unfettered discretion.
He could have profited by the reaction which followed popular excitement but for his bad reputation and his want of discretion.
All of these institutions are under the management of a bi-partisan State Board of Control which consists of three members appointed by the governor for a term of six years, one every two years, and also removable by the governor in his discretion.
The domestic executive authority of the president in time of peace is small, because by far the larger part of law and administration belongs to the state and local governments, while the Federal administration is regulated by statutes which leave little discretion to the executive.
From the time of Darius the Persian monarchs issued a gold coinage, and reserved to themselves the right of doing so; but they allowed their satraps and vassal states to coin silver and copper money at discretion.
By the exercise of tact, discretion and inviolable good faith, the correspondents gradually won the confidence of the army, so that towards the end of the war officers of all ranks were keen to have them with their troops and to give them every facility permitted by official regulations.
This necessity was removed by the Colonial Clergy Act of 1874, which permits the archbishop at his discretion to dispense with the oath.
It successfully withstood the English siege in 1547 under Sir Thomas Carleton, but after the country had been overrun was compelled to surrender at discretion.
On the 28th of May Edinburgh castle surrendered at discretion.
The numerous tests of the strength of timber which have been made by various authorities from time to time vary so much, both as regards the conditions under which they were carried out and the results obtained, that T; ?;berh great discretion is required in using them for any practical purpose.
This is an old distinction, which now tends to become obsolete; but broadly speaking a larger measure of discretion is allowed in the nonregulation provinces, and the district officer may be a military officer, while in the regulation provinces he must be a member of the Indian civil service.
Like contracts contrary to public policy, they depend to a great extent for their illegality upon the discretion of the court in the particular case.
Both as leader of Union Chapel and in denominational affairs his courage and discretion, his simple faith, combined with a broadminded sympathy with the intellectual movements of the time, made his ministry a widespread influence for good.
The universal tribute of Townshend's colleagues allows him the possession of boundless wit and ready eloquence, set off by perfect melody of intonation, but marred by an unexampled lack of judgment and discretion.
He had a pupil living with him at Rhijnsburg whose character seemed to him lacking in solidity and discretion.
And if such Hottentots should escape, the owner shall be entitled to follow them up and to punish them, according to their merits in his discretion.
This exequatur, called in Turkey a barat, may be revoked at any time at the discretion of the government where he resides.
Discretion must therefore be exercised in interpreting negative results in the lower animals.
It is probable that he was the author of the law which left it to the discretion of the pontiffs to insert or omit the intercalary month of the year.
In no other has public money been expended with such enlightened discretion, and in no other has the municipal system kept pace with such rapid growth and displayed greater resource in emergencies.
The latter he reproduced in the main faithfully, but with a certain exercise of discretion.
Each county also received 90% of the state school tax it has paid, the remainder forming a reserve fund to be distributed among the counties at the discretion of the state board.
If upon such inspection the meat, &c., appears to be diseased, unsound or unwholesome, it may be taken before a justice for the purpose of being condemned, and the person to whom the meat, &c., belongs or in whose possession it was found is liable to a penalty or, in the discretion of the justices, to imprisonment for three months without the option of a fine.
At the regular town meeting held in March the electorate of the town assembles, decides what shall be done for the town during the ensuing year, elects officers to execute its decisions with limited discretion, and votes money to meet the expenses.
His lack of discretion soon justified this caution.
The voivodes owed their nomination entirely to the Porte, and the great officers of the realm were appointed at their discretion.
He was then taken to Paris by his father and left to carry on his studies at his own discretion for two years.
In either case it was an offence punishable by fines at discretion.
In the same century at Rome and at Constantinople we hear of "penitentiaries," that is priests appointed to act for the bishop in hearing the confession of sins, and deciding whether public discipline was necessary and, if it was, on its duration; in other words they prepared the penitents for solemn reconciliation by the bishop. A scandal at Constantinople in 391 led to the suppression in that city not only of the office of penitentiary, but practically of public exomologesis also, and that seemingly in Eastern Christendom generally, so that the individual was left to assess his own penance, and to present himself for communion at his own discretion.
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.
While strongly discouraging the arbitrary multiplication of public or private fasts, the English Church seems to leave to the discretion of the individual conscience every question as to the manner in which the fasts she formally enjoins, are to be observed.
Baptism were better disused, though Faustus will leave the matter to each Christian man's discretion.
The Doctrinaires were ready to allow the king a large discretion in the choice of his ministers and the direction of national policy.
Paris was thus left to the rioters, who seized arms wherever they could find them, broke open the jails, burnt the octroi barriers and soon had every man's life and goods at their discretion.
Often full of public spirit, they lacked experience and in a time of peculiar difficulty had no guide save their own discretion.
The Law of Suspects, passed at the same time, declared suspect every person who was of noble birth, or had held office before the Revolution, or had any connexion with an émigré, or could not produce a card of civisme granted by the local authority, which had full discretion to refuse.
What were known as revolutionary taxes were imposed at discretion by the representatives on mission and the local authorities.
They were presently hemmed in by Hoche, and all who could not make their escape to the ships were forced to surrender at discretion (July 20).
His influence at court had declined after the death of Queen Mary; William resented his often officious advice, placed little confidence in his discretion, and soon after his accession is even said to have described him as ein rechter Tartuffe.
Macdonnell at once admitted through the newspapers that he had in his possession letters (rumoured to be " embarrassing " to the Unionist leaders) which he might publish at his own discretion; and the discussion as to how far his appointment by Mr Wyndham had prejudiced the Unionist cause was reopened in public with much bitterness, in view of the anticipation of further steps in the Home Rule direction by the Liberal ministry.
The unusually outspoken and pointed expression, however, of his disinclination to submit to Muscovite duplicity or to "pin-pricks" or "unmannerliness" from France was criticized on the score of discretion by a wider circle than that of his political adversaries.
Having played the patient sounding board to the Council members for thousands of years, Andre was adept at discretion.
Even if she promised him a soul, I have discretion on when I claim it, Gabe said.
He was told to undertake any other duties commensurate with the nature of the post, at the discretion of the Board of Trustees.
Speedferries will, in addition, have an absolute discretion to jettison, land, destroy or render innocuous any goods such as those described above.
I was reluctant to interfere with the honest exercise of directors' discretion.
In the unavoidable absence of any parties in the hearing, the hearing may be postponed at the discretion of the Chair.
It so far exceeded the reasonable ambit of his discretion on quantum as to be plainly wrong.
The article develops a balancing model of discretion and relates it to the theory of legal argumentation.
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Bonuses are typically capped at 60% of salary, but additional payments can be made at the discretion of the remuneration committee.
Staff who receive anonymous complaints will be expected to use their discretion and judgment as to how to handle such complaints.
Why does local discretion continue to be stripped away and replaced by central government diktat?
He was clearly asked about the scope for exercising discretion to waive excess absences.
We, in our sole discretion, may add, delete or change some or the entire Site at any time.
We have not been asked to review critically the quantum of the orders or the exercise of the judicial discretion.
The greater the degree of managerial discretion, the greater the need to ensure that managers are trained in how to avoid sex bias.
Style points will be awarded at each judge's discretion based on their impressions of the entire routine.
The distance for the Over 16 age group shall be at the organizer's discretion.
Many schools provide drinking fountains, but such provision is at the discretion of the head teacher and the governing body.
At the discretion of the pre-selection jury, an applicant may be invited to submit additional information or an amended application.
The court has discretion on the award of costs to a voluntary liquidator who appears on the petition.
Mortgages where the interest rate is set and continually readjusted by the lender at its own discretion.
Even with such artificial scarcity, broadcasting licenses can be assigned by auction rather than by political discretion.
Swann embodies the discretion and ironic self-effacement which are the anti-thesis of French directness.
Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman without discretion.
At the discretion of Philip Hodges the tenant may be asked to provide a surety for the rent.
It will be entirely at their discretion whether or not they wish to submit a tender in due course.
Regulation 25(1)(b) gives water undertakers the discretion to decide which products would not adversely affect the quality of drinking water.
But that is not what is to be expected of the exercise of the administrative discretion vested in the Home Secretary.
In teaching, in dispensing the sacraments, in presiding over public worship, and in the private functions by which he ministers to the comfort, the instruction and the improvement of the people committed to his care, a pastor acts within his parish (or congregation) according to his own discretion; and for the discharge of all the duties of the pastoral office he is accountable only to the presbytery from whom he received the charge of the parish (or congregation).
The former provision, strengthened by a poll-tax for school purposes assessed on adult males, affects both white and blacks; the latter, owing to the discretion vested in the election officers, affects (in practice) mainly the blacks.
Webster, supported by William Pinkney and William Wirt, argued in February 1819, (I) that the power to establish a bank was to be implied from the general power given to Congress to administer the financial affairs of the nation, and was a means of administering the finances which was appropriate and within the discretion of Congress; (2) that "the power to tax is the power to destroy," and that a state had not the constitutional power to impose a tax upon any instrumentality of the government of the United States.
The great powers of the intendant were, however, merged in those of the governorgeneral in 1853; and the captain-general having been given by royal order in 1825 (several times later explicitly confirmed, and not revoked until 1870) the absolute powers (to be assumed at his initiative and discretion) of the governor of a besieged city, and by a royal order of 1834 the power to banish at will persons supposed to be inimical to the public peace; and being by virtue of his office the president and dominator of all the important administrative boards of the government, held the government of the island, and in any emergency the liberty and property of its inhabitants, in his hand.
In 478 or 477 Aristides was in command of the Athenian squadron off Byzantium, and so far won the confidence of the Ionian allies that, after revolting from the Spartan admiral Pausanias, they offered him the chief command and left him with absolute discretion in fixing the contributions of the newly formed confederacy (see DELIAN LEAGUE).
From time to time he forwarded memoranda to him, and in 1680 he began to promise the "Minutes for Lives," which Wood was to use at his discretion.
Its powers do not extend to direct and mandatory regulation, being supervisory and advisory only, but it can make recommendations at its discretion, appealing if necessary to the General Court; and it has had great influence and excellent results.
St Gregory's characterization of the Rule as "conspicuous for its discretion" touches the most essential quality.
Nevertheless the Kentucky legislature on the 22nd of November 1799 reaffirmed in a new resolution the principles it had laid down in the first series, asserting in this new resolution that the state " does now unequivocally declare its attachment to the Union, and to that compact [the Constitution], agreeably to its obvious and real intention, and will be among the last to seek its dissolution," but that " the principle and construction contended for by sundry of the state legislatures, that the General Government is the exclusive judge of the extent of the powers delegated to it, stop nothing [short] of despotism - since the discretion of those who administer the government, and not the Constitution, would be the measure of their powers," " that the several states who formed that instrument, being sovereign and independent, have the unquestionable right to judge of the infraction," and " that a nullification by those sovereignties of all unauthorized acts done under color of that instrument is the rightful remedy."
This plan of creating an electoral college to select the president was expected to secure the choice by the best citizens of each state, in a tranquil and deliberate way, of the man whom they in their unfettered discretion should deem fittest to be the chief magistrate of the Union.
The ciphered telegram leaves little discretion to the envoy, and written notes are exchanged which are practically a mere transcription of the deciphered telegram or draft prepared at the instructing foreign office.
The most cynical man of the world, he says, with whatever " sullen incredulity " he may repudiate virtue as a hollow pretence, cannot really refuse his approbation to " discretion, caution, enterprise, industry, frugality, economy, good sense, prudence, discernment "; nor again, to " temperance, sobriety, patience, perseverance, considerateness, secrecy, order, insinuation, address, presence of mind, quickness of conception, facility of expression."
Without the nations concurrence the kings creatures were now to endow royalty with all the organs necessary for the exertion of authority; by which imprudent compliance, and above all thanks to Jacques Cceur (q.v.), the financial independence of the provinces disappeared little by little, and all the public revenues were left at the discretion of the king alone (1436-1440).
Officers have the discretion to decide what is reasonable in the circumstances.
The courts are reluctant to interfere with the honest exercise of directors ' discretion.
Minor repairs will be dealt with at our discretion.
The Registrar has no discretion to exercise in revocation actions, which would allow an unused mark to remain on the Register.
Other Authorized Signatories may be applied or substituted at the discretion of the Vise President (Student Activities).
Like a gold ring in a pig 's snout is a beautiful woman without discretion.
Entries may be rejected in the sole discretion of the judges.
We have seen how the Government 's rigid and centralized target culture is suffocating innovation and local discretion in the public services.
A clear failure to observe such proportionality will vitiate the resultant exercise of discretion whether to make either such order.
Late Fee charges may be waived at the discretion of the Student Fees Controller without prejudice.
In others, the birth mother actually has contact with the child periodically and at the discretion of the adoptive parents.
Since the birth mother may have the discretion of choosing the adoptive parents, the wait time for adopting a baby can vary greatly.
Stores specializing in condoms, lubricants, and other sexual products use the utmost discretion in shipping items, so no one but the recipient will know what's in a box when it arrives.
Use discretion when learning how to purchase tax liens, as the entire system contains hundreds of stipulations that vary based on the property in question.
Which mixers go best with the alcohol is totally at the discretion and taste of the drinker, as is the ratio of mix to alcohol.
Limits are issued on an individual basis, and the annual percentage rate can rise and fall with the discretion of the card issuer.
The IRS has sole discretion over the approval of these applications, and few are accepted.
Payment of the related fees is at your discretion.
Judges can take other factors into account at their discretion when determining the amount of support.
Judges are given a lot of discretion when deciding who qualifies for alimony.
Instead, it's left up to the discretion of the Court by considering if the divorcees fall into a certain criteria.
However, keep in mind, that even though you may be able to show how much money you need, the decision to award alimony is still at the discretion of the Court.
This rule is not written in stone, though, and a judge can still use his or her discretion to decide whether to make the award.
Sometimes mediation occurs with only the mediator and the divorcing couple, although attorneys may also attend at the discretion of each spouse.
It's also an effective diuretic that helps to eliminate excess salt and water from the body.Hawthorne is considered relatively safe under most circumstances, but use discretion when treating children, pregnant women or the elderly.
Some cosmetic companies offer these empties and let you fill them at your discretion, others let you pick the choices and create individual kits designed for your specific needs.
Best if used by - This means that the product is not at its peak freshness after this date but can still be used at the buyer's discretion.
Some people prefer to work in small groups, while others prefer discretion.
Your florist may offer you a selection of ribbons to choose from, but you can also leave this part to his or her discretion.
Then the rest of her wardrobe is up to both your discretion and bank account.
Courses may be offered on campus or on site at the company's discretion.
The standard gratuity is $1 per bag for this assistance, but it is not required and should be up to the passenger's discretion.
Travel agents often have the discretion to find lower fares for their guests, and may even be able to match or beat rates if the cruise line lowers prices after a reservation has been made.
Guests do have discretion to adjust most gratuities as the service warrants.
Weston, and W Hotels - Both impose an 80 pound weight limit on pets, but the General Manager has the discretion to lift the ban at will.
This is a useful training tool and not harmful at all when used with discretion.
Use your own discretion about adding user-generated tabs to your personal collection.
Also, you'll have to use your sense of discretion on knowing which shirts may offend those around you.
However, use discretion based on the type of event being held.
Most of the postings on this site are individual experiences, so use discretion in your evaluation, but it might help you learn more about what to watch out for and what questions to ask ahead of time.
Express passes are available for the ride, depending on park crowds and management discretion.
If your fingerprint does not match the ticket, it is up to the cast member's discretion whether or not to admit you to the park.
That said, if you choose to use a GameCube emulator (at your own risk and discretion), there may be several "hacks" and "mods" available on the Internet that can effectively work the same way as new GameCube codes.
Use this "hint" button with discretion, as while it may point out one possible move, it also increases the possibility of receiving black balls.
Parental discretion is highly advised as there may be some rather intense blood and gore.
The ESRB rating system is simply a guideline, so personal and parental discretion is strongly advised.
This information is then shared with friends at the discretion of the user.
The legal ramifications of BitTorrent remain in the gray area for many people, so proceed at your own risk and discretion.
This strategy is very much at your own risk and discretion, but there are many tutorials available online for a variety of different phones.
As always, proceed at your own risk and discretion.
It is not abnormal or excessive unless it is deliberately done in public places after age five or six, when most children learn discretion and masturbate only in private.
The program is rated TV-14 and the website notes that viewer discretion is advised.
While some tests are required for all expectant mothers, other tests are optional and are at the discretion of the healthcare professional as well as the expectant mother and father.
The Fairmont is a home-away-from-home for many celebrity guests and that is due in part to the hotel's discretion.
Remember to wear this $54.00 thong bikini with discretion.
Of course, you do need to use discretion about where you wear a sheer swimsuit.
Just remember to wear it with discretion and you should have a wonderful time in this swimsuit!
However, use your own discretion since not everyone will have the same experience.
Vegetables and other items can also be grilled, and timing can be left to the discretion of the cook and how firm or soft they wish them to be.
Taking advantage of these online resources will give you the discretion you need and also the ability to gauge your potential partners more accurately through the information provided in dating profiles.
Its discretion is renowned, but you'll need to commit to a monthly membership fee.
However, those seeking casual affairs may have a difficult time maintaining discretion should they become entwined with an individual who expected more from the relationship.
Some people are passionate, and when passions fly, the discretion necessary to maintain a private affair becomes threatened.
Depending on your relationship circumstances, discretion will be a determining factor in choosing a site.
Couples in consensual open relationships may not require as much discretion as those seeking extra marital affairs or singles who simply prefer to date married individuals.
Regardless of a site's discretion policy, registering with more than one site simultaneously will reduce your privacy.
Understand that no site can offer complete discretion once your affair has taken place outside the virtual world.
You can examine her favorite pieces of jewelry for patterns or ask her friends or relatives, if you trust their discretion.
You've taken one article of clothing that could prompt you to write about any or all of these aspects, incorporating facts and fiction into the stories at your discretion.
You can hover over the deck at your discretion and select the three cards that stand out to you.
Speaking of discretion, Virgo men love things to be neat and orderly, and this applies particularly to their homes.
Insurance providers often have discretion about whether or not they choose to cover pre-existing conditions.
Each local agency has the discretion to establish criteria based on the needs and priorities of its particular area.
This decision is all up to teacher discretion and personal preference.
As always when purchasing shoes that do not come directly from the dealer, use some discretion to determine that what you are getting is what you expected.
If discretion is required, areas like the feet, hips, ankles and the back of the neck are great places to have a small eye tattoo placed.
Depending on the length of the cruise, the tips may be prepaid or automatically placed on your shipboard account, though you can still exercise your discretion.
When everything is said and done, using resume objectives are totally up to the discretion of the person whose resume is being posted or submitted to a potential employer.
However, the amount of coverage you decide to buy is at your discretion.
TriCare Plus is not available at each military location, and is at the discretion of the medical commander.
If you are searching for a pair of men's underwear to enhance your front, back or both, but want a little discretion, you are in luck.
But if you're going to a formal event, you might want to use more discretion.
Smoking is allowed at the discretion of the security staff, who can demand that you stop smoking if other around you complain.
The runner up receives $100,000, and various cast mates may receive consolation prizes at the producers' discretion.
You must be at least 5'7" tall, though exceptions are occasionally made at the producers' discretion.
A particular piece of fanfiction can conform to canon, or not, at the discretion of the author.
While the first time you browse the themes will be shown randomly, there are other ways to sort by category, as shown in the picture below, such as all ages, basic guidance, caution, discretion required, and explicit.
In summary, used sparingly and with discretion, MySpace widgets are a great way to add some pizazz to your MySpace page.
White gloves and the blue service cap are optional and left to the discretion and order of the Local Commander.
Damian issued few clean-up orders, for there was no way to maintain the discretion his Guardians needed to mask their shadow operations protecting humanity.
I am a man of discretion.
Is it no longer a matter of discretion?
While the former faction gained in Lombardy by the massacre of Ezzelino, the latter revived in Tuscany after the battle of Montaperti, which in 1260 placed Florence at the discretion of the Ghibellines.
The play is, however, founded on Bacon's Life, of which the text is used by Ford with admirable discretion, and on Thomas Gainsford's True and Wonderful History of Perkin Warbeck (1618).
The effect of this latitude is to give the company ample discretion in the matter, and to enable the act to be administered and the object of it to be attained without undue interference.
Emmet's lack of discretion was shown by his revealing his intentions in detail to an Englishman named Lawrence, resident near Honfleur, with whom he sought shelter when travelling on foot on his way to Ireland.
On every Christian, of either sex, arrived at years of discretion, the duty was imposed of confessing at least once annually and of receiving the Eucharist at least at Easter (Canon 21).
Voltaire was not humble enough to be a mere butt, as many of Frederick's led poets were; he was not enough of a gentleman to hold his own place with dignity and discretion; he was constantly jealous both of his equals in age and reputation, such as Maupertuis, and of his juniors and inferiors, such as Baculard D'Arnaud.
One of the most important provisions was that the punishment for different offences was definitely fixed, instead of being left to the discretion of the judge before whom a case was tried.
But the only hitherto apparent evidence of such defects is an excessive clinging to the letter of the law; a marked reluctance to exercise discretion; and that, perhaps, i5 attributable rather to the habit of obedience.
Judging by the contents of our existing Targums, and the Targumic renderings given in Jewish literature, it is improbable that any definite system of interpretation was ever formally adopted, the rendering into the vernacular being left to the discretion of the individual Meturgeman.
The whipping-post was in 1908 still maintained in Delaware, and whipping continued to be prescribed as a punishment for a variety of offences, although in 1889 a law was passed which prescribed that " hereafter no female convicted of any crime in this state shall be whipped or made to stand in the pillory," and a law passed in 1883 prescribed that " in case of conviction of larceny, when the prisoner is of tender years, or is charged for the first time (being shown to have before had a good character), the court may in its discretion omit from the sentence the infliction of lashes."
His ambition was generally more manifest than his discretion; but fortune favoured his ambition, even as to himself, somewhat beyond expectation, and still more in his posterity.
When this discontent took any independent form of expression, zeal, which was not always accompanied by discretion, brought the movement into collision with the ecclesiastical authorities, by whom it was condemned as heretical.
In these chapters pre-eminently appears that element of "discretion," as St Gregory calls it, or humanism as it would now be termed, which without doubt has.
The "Florida" (built at Liverpool in 1861-1862) crossed the Atlantic, refitted at Mobile, escaped the blockaders, and fulfilled the instructions which, as her captain said, "left much to the discretion but more to the torch."
In 1883 a law was passed for the reorganization of the systems in force, and primary instruction was made compulsory for Europeans and Jews, whilst in the case of Mahommedans discretion in the establishment of schools was vested in the governorgeneral.
Stuart was to operate at his discretion north of the Chickahominy, and it seems that he was attracted by the enemy's abandoned depot at White House more than by McClellan's retreating army.
He pushes the claim even further, requiring, besides entire outward submission to command, also the complete identification of the place of God, without reference to his personal wisdom, piety or discretion; that any obedience which falls short of making the superior's will one's own, in inward affection as well as in outward effect, is lax aect; that going beyond the letter of command, even in things abstractly good and praiseworthy, is disobedience, and that the "sacrifice of the intellect" is the third and highest grade of obedience, well pleasing to God, when the inferior not only wills what the superior wills, but thinks what he thinks, submitting his judgment, so far as it is possible for the will to influence and lead the judgment.
If submissions do not appease my conscience I must imbts to two oersons of discretion and abide by their decision."
In practice he is often allowed to exert a certain discretion as to the enforcement of the laws, especially those providing for Sunday closing, and this discretion has sometimes become a source of mischief.
In fact, however, the electors exercise no discretion, and are chosen under a pledge to vote for a particular candidate.
The West, on the other hand, deferred confirmation, not at first till the child had reached years of discretion, though that afterwards became the theory, but from the necessities of the case.
The court contemplated by the convention was a court of appeal for reviewing prize decisions of national courts both as to facts and as to the law applied, and, in the exercise of its judicial discretion, not only to confirm in whole or in part the national decision or the contrary, but also to certify its judgment to the national court for enforcement thereof.
In 1678, in a Discourse of Idolatry, he had endeavoured to fasten the practices of heathenish idolatry on the Church of Rome, and in a sermon which he published in 1681 on Discretion in Giving Alms was attacked by Andrew Pulton, head of the Jesuits in the Savoy.
Harassed by severe bodily ailments, encompassed by a raging tumult of religious conflict and persecution, and aware that the faint hopes of better times which seemed to gild the horizon of the future might be utterly darkened by a failure either in the constancy of his courage or in his discernment and discretion, he exerted his eloquence with unabating energy in the furtherance of the cause he had at heart.
After a tedious and captious examination, he was in March brought before convocation, and, on refusing to subscribe certain articles, was excommunicated and imprisoned; but through the interference of the king he was finally released after he had voluntarily signified his acceptance of all the articles except two, and confessed that he had erred not only " in discretion but in doctrine."
It appears, therefore, that if the poorer classes of the community have the discretion to avoid the lowest qualities they may obtain very good value in serviceable goods.
The extremely complicated procedure which is prescribed for the conduct of the cases in order to ensure every opportunity for exercising rigour and discretion, considerably retards the progress of the causes, and necessitates a numerous staff.
Lincoln tolerated this latitude as falling properly within the military discretion pertaining to local army operations.
The patriotism and Pan-Germanism of the gymnastic societies (Turuvereine) and students associations (Burschenschaften) expressed themselves with more noise than discretion; in the South-German parliaments the platitudes and catchwords of the Revolution were echoed.
Yet, had the parliament acted with promptitude and discretion it might have been successful.
The right of natives to smelt iron and the question of compensation for any other existing mining industry or for surface disturbance was left to the discretion of government.
On the 19th of January 1900 Osman Digna, who had been so great a supporter of Mahdism in the Eastern Sudan, and had always shown great discretion in securing the safety of his own person, was surrounded an.d captured at Jebel Warriba, as he was wandering a fugitive among the hills beyond Tokar.
Speaking generally, articles of decoration and embellishment not used in the services cannot lawfully be introduced into a church without the consent of the ordinary given by a faculty, the granting of which is subject to the judicial discretion of the chancellor or commissary, sitting as judge of the bishop's court.
Apart from the titles (which are not authoritative) the difference of style in the various sections indicates difference of authorship. There is, indeed, a certain unity of thought in the book; throughout it inculcates cardinal social virtues, such as industry, thrift, discretion, truthfulness, honesty, chastity, and in general it assumes wisdom to be the guiding principle of life.
When a divorce is obtained because of adultery, permission of the guilty party to marry again is in the discretion of the court.
The zeal of the missionaries frequently outran their discretion.
He remained in Europe, spending most of his time at Paris and holding blank commissions which he was authorized to fill in at his discretion in case the presence of a Confederate commissioner should seem desirable at any particular European court.
Ordinarily the sinful cleric prayed and fasted at his own discretion, and nothing is said of his confessing his sins.
On the same day it claimed an absolute discretion by a decree that the mandates of the electors were not binding on its members.
A force of Italians and Spaniards landing at Smerwick in Kerry, Grey hurried thither, and the foreigners, who had no commission, surrendered at discretion, and were put to the sword.
R seemed to be more distant but no less attentive, and perhaps under his veil of discretion, is even more technically adroit.
The next steps are at the discretion of the archivist.
The decision will be made at the discretion of the trustees.
Every inquiry is treated with courtesy and the utmost discretion.
At each stage the chairman has discretion to allow reciprocal questioning by the various parties.
The county councils also expend sums varying at their own discretion on instruction in dairy-work, poultry-keeping, farriery and veterinary science, horticulture, agricultural experiments, agricultural lectures at various centres, scholarships at, and grants to, agricultural colleges and schools; the whole amount in 1904-1905 reaching £87,472.1 The sum spent by individual counties varies considerably.
Pierre pounded on the door with the discretion of a jackhammer.
But in cases where a debt or instalment is in arrear and it is proved to the satisfaction of the court that the person making default either has or has had since the date of the order or judgment the means to pay the sum in respect of which he has made default and has refused or neglected to pay, he may be committed to prison at the discretion of the judge for a period of not more than forty-two days.
Discretion, the keeping of the secrets of the Order. 2.
Not that the regime in Russia had become in any true sense constitutional, far less parliamentary; but the " unlimited autocracy " had given place to a " self-limited autocracy," whether permanently so limited, or only at the discretion of the autocrat, remaining a subject of heated controversy between conflicting parties in the state.
Equity as thus described would correspond rather to the judicial discretion which modifies the administration of the law than to the antagonistic system which claims to supersede the law.