Shortly before, a revolutionary attack by an Armenian band on the Ottoman bank r at Constantinople brought about a general massacre of Armenians in the capital (where a widespread revolutionary organization undoubtedly existed), in which at least 3000 victims fell, and the persecution of Armenians became the order of the day.
- Persecution is the order of the day.
Cato and stoicism were the order of the day.
His utter failure was due, partly to the vices of an undisciplined temperament, and partly to the extraordinary difficulties of the most inscrutable period of European history, when the shrewdest heads were at fault and irreparable blunders belonged to the order of the day.
Incredible and unsupported stories in history, and extravagances in dogma were the order of the day.
The Russian system was now in full swing; domiciliary visits, illegal arrests and banishments, and the suppression of newspapers, were the order of the day.
The savings all expended and Sully fallen into disgrace, she lost her influence and became the almost unconscious instrument of an ambitious man of low birth, the Florentine Concini, who was to drag her down with him in his fall; petty shifts became thenceforward the order of the day.
But the art and literature expressed by the genius of the masters, reflected in the tastes of society, and to be taken by Europe as a model throughout a whole century, are no criterion of the social and political order of the day.
crisp white bedding creates a light and airy space in which to relax, with detail and quality the order of the day.
constant vigilance remained the order of the day nevertheless.
denunciations of Western imperialism were then the order of the day.
Back to top What to wear Subdued elegance rather than over-the-top glitz is the order of the day among the seriously rich.
A little humble pie would seem to be the order of the day in the Hemming household, once again.
Breakfast followed by another power nap was the order of the day.
Frustration was the order of the day as Halesowen went top following their smash-and-grab raid for the points.
stout shoes are always the order of the day.
sulky silences, or sharp speeches had become the order of the day.
waggleng arms and waggling fingers were the order of the day when Southampton water babies took their swimming lessons in silence.
Other questions, says Haureau, are " placed on the order of the day - the question of the elements of substance, that of the principle of individuation, that of the origin of the ideas, of the manner of their existence in the human understanding and in the divine thought, as well as various others of equal interest " (i.
Tikhon knew that neither the son's arrival nor any other unusual event must be allowed to disturb the appointed order of the day.
So he writes the famous order of the day to General Bennigsen:
After breakfast Napoleon in de Beausset's presence dictated his order of the day to the army.
Sit down and write out the order of the day for tomorrow.
Stout shoes are always the order of the day.
Suspicious looks, sulky silences, or sharp speeches had become the order of the day.
Waving arms and waggling fingers were the order of the day when Southampton water babies took their swimming lessons in silence.
Frivolity was frowned upon and hard work and discipline became the order of the day.
Scrapbookers often dream of elaborately embellished pages, but for most, fast and easy scrapbooking is the order of the day.
Creating your own DIY wedding programs can be a fun project for a creative couple, so take the opportunity to express more than just your order of the day.
Bold colors were the order of the day with a few exceptions.
Girls' clothing was last this uniformly bright in the 1980s, when intense colors and boldness was the order of the day.
Halter neck bikinis are the order of the day here, and there are a number of different styles to choose from, from the chocolate brown 'Hula Halter' to a colorful 70's style bikini.
Customization is the order of the day at three special features in the New York location.
The fact is that more families are tightening their belts at Christmas by sending cards instead of presents, so a nice, reasonably-priced card with a personalized message or family newsletter is often the order of the day.
This was the time that punk music was giving way to New Wave, New Romantic and first wave Goth music, and synths were the order of the day.
Run-of-the-mill, mass-produced stock invitations on low-quality paper were the order of the day - or sometimes people simply made do with homemade invitations.
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