But he abused his omnipotent position, and his depredations frequently brought him to the verge of ruin.
He left everything to his omnipotent minister, Count Heinrich Briihl, and Briihl entrusted the government of Poland to the Czartoryscy, who had intimate relations of long standing with the court of Dresden.
10 tsar but for the incalculable behaviour of the omnipotent grand vizier, who let the Russian army go at the very instant when it lay helpless in the hollow of his hand.
For the remaining four years of his reign they were omnipotent; but able and unscrupulous as they were, they could not solve the problem of successful governance.
The affirmation that American aborigines believed in an all-pervading, omnipotent Spirit is entirely inconsistent with the very nature of the case.
Sigismund's difficulties were also increased by his political views which he brought with him from Sweden cut and dried, and which were diametrically opposed to those of the omnipotent chancellor.
The Potoccy, whose possessions in south Poland and the Ukraine covered thousands of square miles, the Radziwillowie, who were omnipotent in Lithuania and included half a dozen millionaires`' amongst them, the Lubomirscy and their fellows, hated the Czartoryscy because they were too eminent, and successfully obstructed all their well-meant efforts.
He does not himself use the will of an omnipotent and benevolent being as a means of logically connecting individual and general happiness.
During his whole reign (1751-1771) Adolphus Frederick was little more than a state decoration, the real power being lodged in the hands of an omnipotent riksdag, distracted by fierce party strife.
- Motazz, proclaimed caliph at Bagdad in the first month of 252 (January 866), devoted himself to the object of freeing himself from the omnipotent Turkish generals, especially Wasif and Bogha, who had opposed his election.
It turns away contemptuously and fiercely from the sentimental aspirations of reformers possessed by the democratic doctrine of the rights of the omnipotent nation.
It's a good thing God is omnipotent.
On the 24th of February 1389, Albert, who had returned from Mecklenburg with an army of mercenaries, was routed and taken prisoner at Aasle near Falk ping, and Margaret was now the omnipotent mistress of three kingdoms. Stockholm then almost entirely a German city, still held out; fear of Margaret induced both the Mecklenburg princes and the Wendish towns to hasten to its assistance; and the Baltic and the North Sea speedily swarmed with the privateers of the Viktualien brodre or Vitalianer, so called because their professed object was to revictual Stockholm.
On his arrival at Madrid he found the princesse des Ursins all but omnipotent with the king, and for a time he judged it expedient to use her influence in carrying out his plans.
The execution of its orders in the departments was carried out by omnipotent representatives on mission in the armies, by popular societiesveritable missionaries of the Revolutionand by the revolutionary committees which were its backbone.
Apart from the parliamentary crisis, really hingeing on the difficulty of discovering a means by which the real will of the people should be carried out without actually making the House of Commons autocratically omnipotent, but also without allowing the House of Lords to obstruct a Liberal government merely as the organ of the Tory party, the new king succeeded to a noble heritage.
Mahratta invasions from central India, piratical devastations on the sea-board, banditti who marched about the interior in bodies of 50,000 men, floods which drowned the harvests of whole districts, and droughts in which a third of the population starved to death, kept alive a sense of human powerlessness in the presence of an omnipotent fate.
The royalist plot of the Rue Saint-Nicaise (December 24, 1800) allowed him to make a clean sweep of the democratic republicans, who despite their innocence were depsrted to Guiana, and to annul Assemblies that were a mere show by making the senate omnipotent in constitutional matters; but it was necessary for him to transform this deceptive truce into the general pacification so ardently desired for the last eight years.
For the masses can make little of abstractions and an omnipotent, omnipresent deity; they need concrete divine powers, standing nearer to themselves and their lot.
Henceforth Godunov was omnipotent.
This omnipotent level power eventually drove her half-mad, leading to her rise as Dark Phoenix and subsequent death.
omnipotent creators who've made intelligent life!
At the Mermaid Ben Jonson had such companions as Shakespeare, Raleigh, Beaumont, Fletcher, Carew, Donne, Cotton and Selden, but at the Devil in Fleet Street, where he started the Apollo Club, he was omnipotent.
To think we were only a few miles from one another, but Otto was stupid while I am omnipotent!
And then there's you, their omniscient, omnipotent deity.
The death of Mary Alice created an omnipotent narrator for the show that quickly became a signature for the episodes of Desperate Housewives.
(1 5591 5.88), who understood but little of state affairs, Friis was well-nigh omnipotent.
busybody be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies.
God, since He is the omnipotent creator, has absolute control over those whom He has created.
He must show why being necessarily existent implies that his God must be necessarily omnipotent.
A few days in the underworld can hardly have been a big deal for an eternal, omnipotent deity, can it?
The tiny Vatican State is all that is left of the once omnipotent Papal Empire which had governed most of Western Europe.
Thus, on the assumption that God exists, an accidentally omnipotent being is impossible.
Until then I had felt omnipotent, I hope not arrogantly.
These infinitesimal distinctions between man and man are too paltry for an Omnipotent Being.
Unlike in classical theism in God for the process theologians is not omnipotent and does not know the future.
The idea of an omnipotent fate overruling all affairs of men is present in various forms in practically all religious systems. Thus Homer assumes a single fate (M07pa), an impersonal power which makes all human concerns subject to the gods: it is not powerful over the gods, however, for Zeus is spoken of as weighing out the fate of men (Il.
Thus Christianity, as religion, is on the one hand the adoration of God, that is, of the highest and noblest, and this highest and noblest as conceived not under forms of power or knowledge but in the form of ethical self-devotion as embodied in Jesus Christ, and on the other hand it meets the requirements of all religion in its dependence, not indeed upon some absolute idea or omnipotent power, but in the belief that that which appeals to the soul as worthy of supreme worship is also that in which the soul may trust, and which shall deliver it from sin and fear and death.
His Nous was not a spiritual force; it was no omnipotent deity; it is not a pantheistic world-soul.
incongruity in the midst of the tokens of an omnipotent civilization.
omnipotent deity " is of course capable of lying.
omnipotent god is above all that?
omnipotent being who is guiding the Alphans ' journey toward some unknown destiny.
This is a world based on the fear of the seemingly omnipotent male, Herod.
We're not omnipotent creators who've made intelligent life!
It is all around, so omnipotent that it is no longer recognized as a color in its own right.
But there are certainly " designers, " tho these are neither omnipotent nor omniscient in the absolute sense of the term.
The sterner strain in the mother's nature may be traced to intermarriage with the families of the wild interior of Corsica, where the vendetta was the unwritten but omnipotent law of the land.
It is recognized that the moral individual must have some kind of initiative, and yet since God is omnipotent and omniscient man must be conceived as in some sense foreordained to a certain moral, mental and physical development.
To appreciate it, we must distinguish the lower mythologic aspect of him, in which he appears as an amorous and capricious deity lacking often in dignity and real power, and the higher religious aspect, in which he is conceived as the All-Father, the Father of Gods and men in a spiritual or moral sense, as a God omnipotent in heaven and earth, the sea and the realms below, as a God of righteousness and justice and mercy, who regards the sanctity of the oath and hears the voice of the suppliant and sinner, and in whom the pious and the lowly trust.
The God of the Christian faith is omnipotent and unfathomable.
I am not an all-seeing, all-knowing, omnipotent being.
The title of the show is named after the omnipotent character from 1984 by George Orwell.
She is seen as an almost equal by the omnipotent being Q, who suggested that there is far more to her than can be imagined.
Well, in the Next Generation universe, Anderson would clearly be a member of the Q Continuum, being omnipotent and all.
But Anderson Cooper, even as a Q, would never be a malicious omnipotent being - no, his legendary compassion would be stirred by the crew's sad fashion plight.
Picard's nemesis is Q, the omnipotent entity we meet in the series premier.
Confounding literal-minded androids and foiling omnipotent aliens is all in a day's work for the resourceful Captain.
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