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duty Sentence Examples

  • I'm off duty, you know.

  • Thanks. Since your radio isn't on, I'm guessing you're off duty.

  • Stop talking and do your duty.

  • Howie was seated at the table while Quinn and Martha performed kitchen duty with eggs and bacon.

  • You're used to bedside duty.

  • Once in a while, I'm off duty and a call comes to someone else but I think the tipster person maybe knows my hours, 'cause it's rare another girl has to answer.

  • I was resigned it was my duty to explain the situation, with or without Howie's input, but Betsy interrupted before I could begin.

  • Surely such sleuthing and cleverness deserves more reward than hiding in the bushes and watching the dogs of law ineptly do their duty.

  • A patrol car returned him to duty.

  • More like my duty position.

  • He cared for her, but she didn't think he'd ever let anything get between him and his duty.

  • He clenched his jaw, torn between his heart and his duty.

  • I'll agree, if I won't be second rung to your duty or other women.

  • Sean died well, doing his duty.

  • She's his mate by Immortal laws, and we both know how seriously he takes his duty.

  • It was Cynthia who volunteered for the nasty duty, turning down Dean's offer to join her.

  • The sheriff's office was located only a few blocks east of Bird Song, behind the County Court House, where Fred O'Connor would report for jury duty the following Tuesday.

  • Only little Lydia—who I understand was Jill-on-the-job and busted you for racing on her first day on duty.

  • What's it got to do with jury duty?

  • Not to mention your campaign manager job and jury duty.

  • "You're on jury duty tomorrow," he reminded the old man.

  • "Maybe I could get excused from jury duty," Fred said, in a last-ditch effort to join what he now consider an adventure.

  • Cynthia and her husband were appreciative of his efforts, which Dean knew came as much from nerves over his pending jury duty as early morning kindness.

  • If you think jury duty is so great, why don't you go in my place?

  • Dean figured Fred was making a last ditch effort for a dispensation from his public duty.

  • That would take some research by Fred and his stalwarts, if Dean could figure a way to distance that investigation from Fred's court-dictated jury duty restrictions.

  • Fred O'Connor—my stepfather—was called for jury duty.

  • In view of Fred's jury duty, even mentioning the name Dawkins around him was a no-no.

  • Cynthia's allotted tour of duty was finished, so he took his wife's hand and they walked to the corner for a better view of the parade.

  • I have that Women's Club debate, and with Fred starting jury duty, this place will be short-handed.

  • Fitzgerald listed a college degree, birth in Ouray, and nineteen years in law enforcement, the last eleven in administrative duty.

  • The sheriff has a duty to investigate.

  • I'm mighty glad to see her back on duty after only a half day off!

  • Mr. Dean, would you please discuss the circumstances of your injury in the line of duty?

  • Fred lost and muttered something about the unfairness of life as he left to do his duty.

  • No. It was afternoon and I had to go back on duty.

  • This duty was about as pleasant as a stick in the eye in Dean's mind, but the interrupted householders were uniformly pleasant to him, making the necessary ordeal nearly tolerable.

  • That was assault of a peace officer in the performance of his duty.

  • Fred was back to worrying not only about Martha, but his duty with the reconvening jury after the weekend hiatus.

  • Ain't neither of 'em been around here all afternoon and they were scheduled for duty.

  • His duty was beyond question the most important there was: protecting the souls of the dead mortals and dead-dead Immortals.

  • She'd taken her duty seriously, even if it caused everyone around her to hate her.

  • It's my duty and obligation.

  • I swear it on my duty as Death.

  • He was on light duty, working only with small animals; and part time.

  • On the smallest of chances she was alive, she would've had to find a loophole to surrender her duty without losing her soul.

  • Duty first, as usual.

  • Judging by the strength of their bond, she'd be more than a duty to him.

  • You have no such duty to me.

  • Wynn's soul was an official debt she incurred, and Death would do its duty and repay.

  • He had a duty to me but I didn't have to choose him.

  • Another part of your duty?

  • I'm guessing if I break the rules, to do so out of duty.

  • You have a duty to your mate.

  • What was it like to have the duty to protect billions of them?

  • Was he capable of being genuinely interested in her as more than a duty?

  • One minute, telling me you don't want anything to do with me beyond your duty and the next, sitting on the beach with me for hours because you're worried I'll find a tall building to dive off of, she grumbled.

  • He wanted to throw duty out the window when it came to his mate.

  • Jade's duty would, too.

  • Part of an older brother's duty.

  • "It's my duty," he said, eyes returning to the street.

  • "Is it your duty to protect humanity?" she asked, cocking her head to the side.

  • You haven't, yet, because protecting me—albeit poorly—is still your duty.

  • One stupid little human is so much easier to kill than a few billion, and you chose duty instead.

  • I'd say that's true, but I don't think him capable of walking away from a duty so great.

  • Gabriel, he's protected and helped me more than once since the dungeon and done it out of some sort of sense of duty.

  • "Kris values the Code and his duty more than he does anything," Jade said with some bitterness.

  • They.ll eventually remember their duty to the Code.

  • I.m sworn to protect Toby, and I.ve done my duty in protecting Sasha, who is also my brother, according to the Code and the oaths I swore to my father and the Council!

  • Having spent enough time on the ship to understand the odd society, she knew better than to charge in and handle what he would consider his duty.

  • As the nishani, your duty is to welcome them on behalf of the dhjan, Ne'Rin said with a glance at Talal.

  • However, I do not feel you are prepared for such a duty.

  • Her days were long but peaceful, wrought with duty and rest.

  • It's my duty as their brother.

  • She wondered what life would be like with someone like him, or if he was so bound to duty, there was no room for real affection.

  • "Glad to do my duty," she said.

  • She couldn't imagine spending her life with a man who viewed her as nothing more than a duty.

  • Your duty is all you really seem focused on.

  • And she walked away without another word, confused as to why she had wanted him to say there was more to why he chose her than because it was his duty.

  • I have a duty to the people.

  • It was what nishani asked him the day prior: if she learned duty, what would he learn?

  • If she learned duty, then he must learn this.

  • Only now was he beginning to understand that her staying depended less on duty and honor and more on him.

  • "It is my duty, nishani," he replied.

  • She closed her eyes, remembering how she'd felt in his arms: like she wasn't just another duty to him.

  • I must stay and do my … duty.

  • She had looked less than happy about staying, but she would do her duty, as would he.

  • She may have been a duty for him, but he'd been so much more … and Anshan… Her gaze went to her cold feet again.

  • Fred joined Dean in the dining room, taking up the duty of chatting with the guests, a task Dean was not yet ready to perform after a less-than-complete night's sleep.

  • Us upstairs maids are on duty today.

  • Drinking on duty, Officer?

  • You, sir, are officially off duty.

  • He didn't want Angel to feel that way, not when it was his duty to take care of her.

  • The resignation in her tone sounded like a farewell.  Gabe studied her, uncertain what could stop Death from doing anything she pleased.  She was not only letting him go when she shouldn't, but she was telling him just how much time he had to get Katie out of the underworld.  Gabriel knew something was wrong if Death was turning her back on the duty of collecting souls, a duty she normally took such joy in.  She'd been unwilling to do that for him when their relationship had been at its peak.

  • Even before their father's death, Andre had taken on the duty to raise and mentor them all.

  • "That's not good enough.  I have a duty to fulfill, an obligation to my Immortals," Kris said, pensive.

  • "Hannah is lovely – and my duty.  Jade was …" "Dead-dead the moment he betrayed you.  I may sound like Rhyn, but if someone turns on one of my brothers, I want that person dead-dead," Kiki said flatly.

  • "But since no one ever listens to me and I've failed at my duty as a guardian – " "Stop whining, Toby," Rhyn snapped.

  • As much as he'd loved Lilith, Andre had told him she wasn't meant to be his mate and encouraged him to focus on his duty rather than the woman.

  • Duty before all else.

  • "I put my duty first."  Even as he said the words, Kris couldn't ignore the part of him that pointed out where he'd failed.

  • You have a duty to protect all mortals, not just one.

  • Rhyn stared at the scenes playing out in Death's outstretched hands.  His heart grew heavy as he watched demons kill humans by the hundreds.  The promise he'd made to keep Katie happy made him feel sick, and duty would never fill the hollow part of him that would remain during a lifetime without his mate.

  • You chose your duty over your mate.  You are more fit to lead the Immortals than I'll ever be.

  • Monica Cutler had performed every duty but setting type at the Parkside Sentinel for the past 20 years.

  • Our duty is to the little humans as much as to our own.

  • He'd tell you to fulfill your duty, Damian.

  • Duty, honor, courage, selflessness.

  • You must fulfill your duty to the humans.

  • Her duty was to her god and her people.

  • How does the White God get put on babysitting duty?

  • It's my duty to expel you.

  • Duty replaced his fascination with the mortal world.

  • "Give these to the vamps on duty," Jonny said.

  • My duty was to take care of you.

  • "As long as you do your duty, you won't," she replied after a pause.

  • He won't forsake his duty, she said and rose, agitated.

  • He would hold his duty over his fascination with the immortal world.

  • I did those things because they're my duty.

  • While the hole inside her grew, Jenn's sense of duty returned.

  • You know he loves you, but he has a duty to fulfill, he said.

  • "It's my duty," she said.

  • As he gazed around, he realized the people fought for Tiyan, fought for her, not out of duty or fear but out of respect and gratitude.

  • It is their duty, and a price that must be paid.

  • He had suffered extreme pain for years before his death, and in fact broke down altogether under disease contracted in the discharge of his duty.

  • As deputy he had no vote, and he naturally took little share in the debates, but it was part of his duty to send written reports of the proceedings to his patron, since the government, with a well-grounded fear of all that might stir popular feeling, refused to allow any published reports.

  • But a careful study of the seventh poem of the last book, in which Propertius gives an account of a dream of her which he had after her death, leads us to the belief that they were once more reconciled, and that in her last illness Cynthia left to her former lover the duty of carrying out her wishes with regard to the disposal of her effects and the arrangements of her funeral.

  • His first duty was to examine the Anabaptist prisoners in the Tower.

  • He had expressed an opinion that the true art of memory was not to be gained by technical devices, but by a philosophical apprehension of things; and the cardinal de Berulle, the founder of the Congregation of the Oratory, was so struck by the tone of the remarks as to impress upon the speaker the duty of spending his life in the examination of truth.

  • His official duty is to mark the game on the scoring card when the leader announces the result.

  • He is appointed watchman to warn men when they sin, and is to be held responsible for the consequences if he fails in this duty.

  • Though the admission of new members is, strictly speaking, the act of the session, this duty usually devolves upon the minister, who reports his procedure to the session for approval and confirmation.

  • His duty is to see that business is transacted according to Presbyterian principle and procedure.

  • The duty of teaching and of administering the sacraments and of always presiding in church courts being strictly reserved to him invests his office with a dignity and influence greater than that of the elder.

  • But apparently it soon became desirable and perhaps necessary to specialize the work of teaching by setting apart for that duty one presbyter who should withdraw from secular occupation and devote his whole time to the work of the ministry.

  • Before the Reformation the Church would have had the last word; since that event the right and the duty of the civil power have been generally recognized.

  • Though it is the duty of a minister to warn against irreverent or profane participation in the Lord's Supper, he himself has no right to exclude any one from communion; that can only be done as the act of himself and the elders duly assembled in session.

  • In 1572 a formal manifesto was published, entitled an Admonition to Parliament, the leading ideas in which were: parity of ministers, appointment of elders and deacons; election of ministers by the congregation; objection to prescribed prayer and antiphonal chanting; preaching, the chief duty of a minister; and the power of the magistrates to root out superstition and idolatry.

  • To prevent internal trade with Peru a custom-house was set up at Cordoba to levy a duty of 50% on everything in transit to and from the river Plate.

  • From this port foreign merchandise found its way duty free into the Spanish provinces of Buenos Aires, Tucuman and Paraguay, and even into the interior of Peru.

  • He was a straightforward and honourable man, who tried his best to do his duty in a position that had been forced upon him, and was in no sense of the word his own seeking.

  • The ministry employs inspectors, whose duty it is to visit the different parts of the country and to report on their respective position and wants.

  • Gardiens de la pair (sometimes called sergents de yule, gardes de yule or agents de police) are not to be confounded with the gendarmerie, being a branch of the administrative police and corresponding more or less nearly with the English equivalent police constables, which the gendarmerie do not, although both perform police duty.

  • But in communes the revenues of which exceed 120,000, the budget is always submitted to the president of the republic. The ordinary revenues include the produce of additional centimes allocated to communal purposes, the rents and profits of communal property, sums produced by municipal taxes and dues, concessions to gas, water and other companies, and by the octroi or duty on a variety of articles imported into the commune for local consumption.

  • He must then return to regimental duty for at least two years.

  • The ordnance department of the navy is carried on by a large detachment of artillery officers and artificers provided by the war office for this special duty.

  • His power was formerly of great extent, but he has now practically no important duty to exercise except that of chairman of the Dover harbour board.

  • The most sacred duty an Australian had to perform was the avenging of the death of a kinsman, and he was the object of constant taunts and insults till he had done so.

  • During the sojourn in Botany Bay the crew had to perform the painful duty of burying a comrade - a seaman named Forby Sutherland, who was in all probability the first British subject whose body was committed to Australian soil.

  • The duty was performed by such men as Captain Arthur Phillip, Captain Hunter, and others.

  • Lowe was a rather cut-anddry economist, who prided himself that during his four years of office he took twelve millions off taxation; but later opinion has hardly accepted his removal of the shilling registration duty on corn (1869) as good statesmanship, and his failures are remembered rather than his successes.

  • The enforcement of the first Book of Common Prayer had also been part of his official duties; and the fact that Bonner made no such protest against the burning of heretics as he had done in the former case shows that he found it the more congenial duty.

  • Great writers like Milton and Harrington supported Cromwell's view of the duty of a statesman; the poet Waller acclaimed Cromwell as "the world's protector"; but the London tradesmen complained of the loss of their Spanish trade and regarded Holland and not Spain as the national enemy.

  • But he does not follow his idea into the details of human duty, though he passes in review fatalism, mysticism, pantheism, scepticism, egotism, sentimentalism and rationalism.

  • It is the duty of a debtor to pay a debt without waiting for any demand, and, unless there is a place fixed on either by custom or agreement, he must seek out his creditor for the purpose of paying him unless he is "beyond the seas."

  • A creditor is not bound to give change to the debtor, whose duty it is to make tender in lawful money the whole amount due, or more, without asking for change.

  • Thus from a document of uncertain date, possibly about the time of Alfred the Great, and translated by Stubbs (Select Charters) as "Of people's ranks and laws," we learn:--"And if a ceorl throve, so that he had fully five hides of his own land, church and kitchen, bellhouse and burh-gate-seat, and special duty in the king's hall, then was he thenceforth of thegn-right worthy."

  • When ordered abroad they could nominate a son, if capable, to hold the benefice and carry on the duty.

  • If the adopted child failed to carry out the filial duty the contract was annulled in the law courts.

  • This consists of a receiving antenna similar to the sending antenna, and in any wireless telegraph station it is usual to make the one and the same antenna do duty as a receiver or sender by switching it over from one apparatus to the other.

  • Since 1895, however, the heavy import corn duty has caused a slight rise in the income from corn lands.

  • e The external taxation is not only strongly protectionist, but i applied to goods which cannot be made in Italy; hardly anything comes in duty free, even such articles as second-hand furniture paying duty, unless within six months of the date at which the importer has declared domicile in Italy.

  • The most important of the local dues is the gate tax, or dazio di consumo, which may be either a surtax upon commodities (such as alcoholic drinks or meat), having already paid customs duty at the frontier, in which case the local surtax may not exceed 50% of the frontier duty, or an exclusively communal duty limited to 10% on flour, bread and farinaceous products,2 and to 20% upon other commodities.

  • He used the Lombards in his struggle with the Greeks, leaving to his successors the duty of checking these unnatural allies.

  • It was bold policy to confide Frederick to his greatest enemy and rival; but the pope honorably discharged his duty, until his ward outgrew the years of tutelage, and became a fair mark for ecclesiastical hostility.

  • A new magistrate, the gonfalonier of justice, appears in some of the Guelph cities, with the special duty of keeping the insolence of the nobility in check.

  • Eugene soon found that his chief duty was to enforce the wifi of Napoleon.

  • To the kingdom of Sardinia, now reconstituted under Victor Emmanuel I., France ceded its old provinces, Savoy and Nice; and the allies, especially Great Britain and Austria, insisted on the addition to that monarchy of the territories of the former republic of Genoa, in respect of which the king took the title of duke of Genoa, in order to strengthen it for the duty of acting as a buffer state between France and the smaller states of central Italy.

  • The corn duty was reduced to meet the emergency, but the disturbed area extended to Naples, Foggia, Ban, MinervinoRiots of Murge, Molfetta and thence along the line of railway 1898.

  • In the army itself the esprit de corps and the sense of duty and discipline nullified the work of the propagandists.

  • He had a special protest recorded, in which he formally declared that he swore allegiance to the pope only in so far as that was consistent with his supreme duty to the king.

  • When he was made cognizant of the charges against Catherine Howard, his duty to communicate them to the king was obvious, though painful.

  • Herbert Spencer finds that the modern individual has intuitions of duty which represent the inherited experience of what has been good for the race in the past.

  • Pure knowledge, for man, moves among a world of shadows; duty is certain.

  • Duty must be accepted as a given certainty, or it is vindicated - unsatisfactorily enough, perhaps - in the way just explained.

  • Reason - under conditions of sensation - created the world of (valid) knowledge; Reason created the practical world of duty.

  • The document itself provided for an elected committee of twenty-five barons, whose duty was to compel John, by force if necessary, to keep his promises; but this was evidently regarded as insufficient, and the matter was dealt with in a supplementary treaty (Conventio facia inter regem Angliae et barones ejusdum regni).

  • forbid the royal officials to seize the horses or carts of freemen for transport duty, or to take wood for the king's buildings.

  • This recourse in England sometimes took the form of the appeal to the king given by the Constitutions of Clarendon, just mentioned, and later by the acts of Henry VIII.; sometimes that of suing for writs of prohibition or mandamus, which were granted by the king's judges, either to restrain excess of jurisdiction, or to compel the spiritual judge to exercise jurisdiction in cases where it seemed to the temporal court that he was failing in his duty.

  • This right and duty became a jurisdiction in all testamentary causes.

  • Ramsay, however, doubts this (The Church in the Roman Empire, London, 1893), and argues that it was due to a long series of instructions to provincial governors (mandata, not decreta) who interpreted their duty largely in conformity with the attitude of the reigning emperor.

  • With the growth of the Oxford Movement in the English Church, the practice of observing Lent was revived; and, though no rules for fasting are authoritatively laid down, the duty of abstinence is now very generally inculcated by bishops and clergy, either as a discipline or as an exercise in self-denial.

  • The administration of the act was entrusted to the pharmaceutical society, and the duty of prosecuting unauthorized practitioners has been performed by the society ever since, without any pecuniary assistance from the state, although the legal expenses involved in prosecution amount to a considerable portion of its income.

  • Any poisonous substance that is not included in the schedules can be sold by anyone, as, for instance, red lead, sulphate of copper, &c. The duty of the Pharmaceutical Society is a purely legal one, and relates only to the schedules of poisons framed by the government to protect the public by rendering it a difficult matter to obtain the poisons most frequently used for criminal purposes.

  • These plastids are especially charged with the duty of manufacturing carbohydrates from the carbon dioxide which the air contains, and which is absorbed from it after it has entered the intercellular passages and has so reached the cells containing the plastids.

  • In 1894 the Russian government enforced new customs regulations, by which a heavy duty is levied on Anglo-Indian manufactures and produce, excepting pepper, ginger and drugs, imported into Russian Asia by way of Persia; and the importation of green teas is altogether prohibited except by way of Batum, Baku, Uzunada and the Transcaspian railway.

  • Rather it was implicitly contained in the Torah, and the duty of the teacher was to show this.

  • As observed above, it was the duty of the teachers to show the connexion of practical rules with the written Law, the more so since the Sadducees rejected the authority of the oral law as such.

  • 1 The Finance Bill1909-1910re-imposed this duty, and extended it to husbands and wives as well as descendants and ancestors.

  • In addition to this there is compulsory service in the National Guard (a) in the first class, consisting of men between seventeen and thirty years of age, liable for service with the standing army, and numbering some 15,000; (b) in the second class, for departmental service only, except in so far as it may be drawn upon to make up losses in the more active units in time of war, consisting of men from thirty to forty-five years of age, and (c) in the third class, for local garrison duty, consisting of men between forty-five and sixty years old.

  • He interpreted the Sermon on the Mount literally, denounced war and oaths, opposed the union of Church and State, and declared that the duty of all true Christians was to break away from the national Church and return to the simple teaching of Christ and His apostles.

  • In foreign missions the distinctive feature about the Moravians is, not that they were so early in the field (1732), but that they were the first Protestants to declare that the evangelization of the heathen was the duty of the Church as such.

  • It was found that the government by Boule and Ecclesia did not mean popular control in the full sense; it meant government by the leisured classes, inasmuch as the industrious farmer or herdsman could not leave his work to give his vote at the Ecclesia, or do his duty as a councillor.

  • 2 Finally, in the towns every house is provided with a detective policeman in the person of the porter (dvornik), who is charged with the duty of reporting to the police the presence of any suspicious characters or anything else that may interest them .3 In addition to the above there is also a police organization, in direct subordination to the ministry of the interior, of which the principal function is the discovery, pre vention and extirpation of political sedition.

  • The dvornik is on duty for sixteen hours at a stretch, during which he is not allowed to sleep or even to shelter in the porch.

  • It is the duty of all believers to strive to become one or other of these by subduing the flesh, which is the product of Evil, and all motions of the will.

  • For this purpose he organized, outside the regular administration, a large corps of civil officials and armed retainers, whose duty it was to obey him implicitly in all things; and with this force, which rose rapidly from 1000 to 6000 men, he acted like a savage invader in a conquered country.

  • When, however, on the 6th of August, the new law was promulgated, it was found that the " Imperial Duma " 5 was to be no more than a consultative body, charged with the examination of legislative proposals before these came before the Imperial Council, the duty and right of passing them into law being still reserved for the autocrat alone.

  • From the early days of railways parliament has also been careful to provide for the safety of the public by inserting in the general or special acts definite conditions, and by laying upon the Board of Trade the duty of protecting the public using a railway.

  • The first act which has reference to the safety of passengers is the Regulation of Railways Act of 1842, which obliges every railway company to give notice to the Board of Trade of its intention to open the railway for passenger traffic, and places upon that public department the duty of inspecting the line before the opening of it takes place..

  • In 1893 an act was passed by parliament giving the Board power to interfere if or when representations are made to them by or on behalf of any servant or class of servants of a railway company that the hours of work are unduly long, or do not provide sufficient intervals of uninterrupted rest between the periods of duty, or sufficient relief in respect of Sunday duty.

  • The duty of a railway with deficient plant or facilities would seem to be to make up for their absence by moderating the speeds of its trains, but public sentiment in America appears so far to have approved, at least tacitly, the combination of imperfect railways and high speeds.

  • On British railways the duty of the companies to provide all practicable safeguards and to educate and caution the servants may be said to have been faithfully performed, and the accident totals must be taken as being somewhat near the " irreducible minimum" - unless some of the infirmities of the human mind can be cured.

  • Workmen are killed and injured in this way, both while on duty and when going to and from their work; passengers, with or without right, go in front of trains at stations and at highway crossings at grade level; and trespassers are killed and injured in large numbers on railways everywhere, at and near stations, at crossings, and out on the open road, where they have no shadow of right.

  • While walking, crossing or standing on the line on duty (a) At stations.

  • In these statistics, the third item, " other persons," includes post office and customs officials and other persons connected with the railway service, as well as railway officers and servants off duty.

  • Once he became a candidate for governor, in 1876, but his candidature was a forlorn hope, undertaken from a sense of duty after the regular nominee had withdrawn.

  • It is his duty to warn every individual, for no sinner is to be punished without warning (Ezek.

  • The outer faces of the walls are strengthened by square buttresses built out at intervals of 60 yds., and on the summits of these stand the guard-houses for the troops on duty.

  • In the Drum Tower incense-sticks, specially prepared by the astronomical board, are kept burning to mark the passage of time, in which important duty their accuracy is checked by a clepsydra.

  • In 1757 Voltaire came to reside at Lausanne; and although he took but little notice of the young Englishman of twenty, who eagerly sought and easily obtained an introduction, the establishment of the theatre at Monrepos, where the brilliant versifier himself declaimed before select audiences his own productions on the stage, had no small influence in fortifying Gibbon's taste for the French theatre, and in at the same time abating that "idolatry for the gigantic genius of Shakespeare which is inculcated from our infancy as the first duty of an Englishman."

  • Early in 1864, when it became evident that two more Republican votes might be needed in the United States Senate for reconstruction purposes, party leaders at Washington urged the people of Nevada to adopt a constitution and enter the Union as a patriotic duty, and on the 21st of March 1864 Congress passed an act to enable the people of the Territory to form a state government.

  • The eurapxai (" first fruits ") were conveyed to Eleusis, where sacrifice was offered by a priestess, men being prohibited from undertaking the duty.

  • Mr Taft delivered the Dodge lectures at Yale University in 1906 on the Responsibilities of Citizenship, published as Four Aspects of Civic Duty (1906).

  • Christian teachers, especially those who had a leaning towards Gnostic speculations, took an interest in natural history, partly because of certain passages of Scripture that they wanted to explain, and partly on account of the divine revelation in the book of nature, of which also it was man's sacred duty to take proper advantage.

  • verbalis, from verbum, word), in French law, a detailed authenticated account drawn up by a magistrate, police officer, or other person having authority of acts or proceedings done in the exercise of his duty.

  • The two factors are inseparable, for in ancient times no sharp dividing-line was drawn between religious and civic duties: righteousness and equity, religious duty and national custom were one.

  • If Judah was compelled to take part in the Assyrian campaigns against Egypt, Arabia (the Syrian desert) and Tyre, this would only be in accordance with a vassal's duty.

  • Enough that the individual did his duty in the state of life in which he was set and left behind him a good name at his death.

  • It is his sacred duty and his private interest to beget children and to train them to take his place.

  • His lineage was (in the opinion of one of them at least) of doubtful purity; and so it was his duty to lay down the high-priesthood and be content to rule the nation.

  • Hillel also inculcated the duty of making converts to Judaism.

  • The rulers, who desired peace, and upon whom Florus had laid the duty of restoring peace, asked him for troops; but the civil war ended in their complete discomfiture.

  • The Leibzoll (body-tax) was also abolished, in addition to the special law-taxes, the passport duty, the nightduty and all similiar imposts which had stamped the Jews as outcast, for they were now (Dec. 19) to have equal rights with the Christian inhabitants."

  • Imports are charged 8%, exports 1% ad valorem duty.

  • These workers then take on themselves the labour of the colony, some collecting food, which they transfer to their comrades within the nest whose duty is to tend and feed the larvae.

  • In 1891, believing that his first duty was to his state, he resigned from the Senate to accept the chairmanship of the newly established state railway commission.

  • In 1845 he supported Peel when in a divided cabinet he proposed to suspend the duty on foreign corn, and left office with that minister in July 1846.

  • It deals with "the means and instruments of obtaining every virtue, and the remedies against every vice, and considerations serving to the resisting all temptations, together with prayers containing the whole Duty of a Christian."

  • At first he declined a post in which the duty was to be shared with a Presbyterian, or, as he.

  • Sometimes his x has to do duty twice, for different unknowns, in one problem.

  • Originally the archdeacon was, as the name implies, the chief of the deacons attached to the bishop's cathedral, his duty being, besides preaching, to supervise the deacons and their work, i.e.

  • It is his especial duty to inspect the churches within his archdeaconry, to see that the fabrics are kept in repair, and to hold annual visitations of the clergy and churchwardens of each parish, for the purpose of ascertaining that the clergy are in residence, of admitting the newly elected churchwardens into office, and of receiving the presentments of the outgoing churchwardens.

  • It is his duty also to induct the clergy of his archdeaconry into the temporalities of their benefices after they have been instituted into the spiritualities by the bishop or his vicar-general.

  • He thought it his duty to support the German Habsburgs and the cause of the Roman Catholic Church against the Protestants, to assert his sovereignty over Holland, and to extend the dominions of his house.

  • It also provides penalties for breaches of duty by the seller, but grants him protection in cases where he is not morally responsible.

  • The Light Railways Act and the Locomotives on Highways Act were added to the statute book in 1896, and various clauses in the Finance Act effected reforms in respect of the death duties, the land-tax, farmers' income-tax and the beer duty.

  • The duty of collecting and weighing evidence for himself was at every turn impressed upon the boy; he was taught to accept no opinion on authority.

  • The duty of the so-called examiners was to examine the letters of the agents of the Company in India, and to draft instructions in reply.

  • He took occasion more than once to enforce what he had often advocated in writing, England's duty to intervene in foreign politics in support of the cause of freedom.

  • upon the duty incumbent upon all thinkers to investigate for themselves rather than to accept the authority of others.

  • Gohier and Moulin, on refusing to retire, were placed under a military guard; and General Moreau showed his political incapacity by discharging this duty, for the benefit of Bonaparte.

  • Imprecations uttered by Lucien against the brigands and traitors in the pay of England decided the grenadiers of the Council to march against the deputies whom it was their special duty to protect.

  • Thus, the initiative in lawmaking lay with the Council of State; but, as its members were all chosen by the First Consul, it is clear that that important duty was vested really in him.

  • It is highly doubtful whether Carteret could have reconciled his duty to the crown with his private friendships, if government had persisted in endeavouring to force the detested coinage on the Irish people.

  • The Sidra Rabba lays great stress upon the duty of procreation, and marriage is a duty.

  • He was a thoroughly conscientious clerk, devoted to his duty and unsparing of trouble.

  • The greatest benefit conferred by this memoir is probably that it stimulated the efforts, presently to be mentioned, of one of his pupils, and that it brought more distinctly into sight that other factor, originally discovered by Merrem, of which it now clearly became the duty of systematizers to take cognizance.

  • There can be no doubt that Professor Burmeister discharged his editorial duty with the most conscientious scrupulosity; but, from what has been just said, it is certain that there were important points on which Nitzsch was as yet undecided - some of them perhaps of which no trace appeared in his manuscripts, and therefore as in every case of works posthumously published, unless (as rarely happens) they have received their author's " imprimatur," they cannot be implicitly trusted as the expression of his final views.

  • She was forced into war by Mastino della Scala, lord of Padua, Vicenza, Treviso, Feltre and Belluno, as well as of Verona, who imposed a duty on the transport of Venetian goods.

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