Divested sentence examples

  • divested of their right to the protection of their own authorities in every respect concerning such property.

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  • Civil rights are not divested by pardon.

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  • He has also an appellate jurisdiction of an analogous character, which he exercises through his provincial court, whilst his diocesan jurisdiction is exercised through his consistorial court, the judges of both courts being nominated by the archbishop. His ancient testamentary and matrimonial jurisdiction was transferred to the crown by the same statutes which divested the see of Canterbury of its jurisdiction in similar matters.

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  • Three brothers VOlundr, Egill and Slagfil,r seized the swan-maidens Hlal)gulT, Olrfln and Hervor, who, divested of their feather dresses, stayed with them seven or eight years as their wives.

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  • On the 1st of May 305, the day of Diocletian's abdication, he also, but without his colleague's sincerity, divested himself of the imperial dignity at Mediolanum (Milan), which had been his capital, and retired to a villa in Lucania; in the following year, however, he was induced by his son Maxentius to reassume the purple.

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  • Mangey): "All this company of the good and wise have of their own free will divested themselves of too copious wealth; nay, have spurned the things dear to the flesh.

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  • The Fehrbellin affair was a mere skirmish, the actual casualties amounting to less than 600 men, but it rudely divested Sweden of her nimbus of invincibility and was the signal for a general attack upon her, known as the Scanian War.

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  • It is described as one of the finest trees in Japan, reaching a height of ioo or more feet, usually divested of branches along the lower part of the trunk and crowned with a conical head.

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  • From the theology of John Murray, who like Ballou has been called "the father of American Universalism," he differed in that he divested Universalism of every trace of Calvinism and opposed legalism and trinitarian views.

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  • He did not introduce the practice by which the small man commended himself to the great man, and in return for his protection divested himself~ of the full ownership of his own land, and became a customary tenant in what later ages called a manor.

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  • It seems a fair inference that Salvian had divested himself of all his property in favour of that society and sent his relative to Lerins for assistance (Ep. i., with which compare Ad eccles.

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  • He then asked if that was a responsibility of which the Home Secretary had now officially divested himself?

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  • It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes.

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  • It very often happened that in a moment of irritation husband and wife would have a dispute, but long afterwards Pierre to his surprise and delight would find in his wife's ideas and actions the very thought against which she had argued, but divested of everything superfluous that in the excitement of the dispute he had added when expressing his opinion.

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  • The merger was completely on January 9, 2009 with AT&T acquiring 79 of the 105 divested markets.

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  • Garrod in 1876 and 1877 who finally divested the Family of these aliens, but until examples of some of the other genera have been anatomically examined it may not be safe to say that they all belong to the Pteroptochidae.

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  • The nodules from the "blue earth" have to be freed from matrix and divested of their opaque crust, which can be done in revolving barrels containing sand and water.

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  • Accordingly his assertion of the unity of God was at the same time a declaration of the unity of Being, and in virtue of this declaration he is entitled to rank as the founder of Eleaticism, inasmuch as the philosophy of Parmenides was his forerunner's pantheism divested of its theistic element.

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  • to what, divested of all its pomp and circumstance, was an outrageous act of political brigandage.

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  • The powers of a state are inherent, not delegated, and each retains all such rights and functions of an independent government as it has not, by entering the Union, affirmatively divested itself of in favor of the Federal government.

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  • Believing in the perfectibility of the race, that there are no innate principles, and therefore no original propensity to evil, he considered that "our virtues and our vices may be traced to the incidents which make the history of our lives, and if these incidents could be divested of every improper tendency, vice would be extirpated from the world."

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