How to use Preamble in a sentence

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  • Without preamble he began talking.

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  • Fred took little time with his preamble before pushing for­ward.

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  • The preamble of the document declared that it was the common interest of the three Powers "to maintain intact the integrity of Ethiopia," and Article I.

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  • Its preamble stated that its object was " to exterminate the root and ground of this pest."

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  • Below we offer a short excerpt from the preamble.

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  • Not all files have all three sections; some files may be missing the preamble, or the preamble and metadata.

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  • The text repeats calls for a phased program of nuclear disarmament, referring to past calls for timebound nuclear disarmament only in the preamble.

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  • Gregson remains unconvinced that the clue style and thematic finale were really brought together successfully by a rather opaque preamble.

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  • The work of writing fell to Lovett, who was aided on legal points by Roebuck, who wrote the preamble.

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  • This lengthy preamble gets us to the aforementioned Fundraising Dinner.

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  • All of which is a little preamble to say that I was quite looking forward to seeing this new Leafe Press pamphlet.

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  • The Steyn piece which Norm, after further preamble, went on to consider, merely shows his strengths and weakness.

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  • The preamble of the " Bill of Citations " is eloquent as to the mischief which it is framed to prevent.

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  • Then, out of character and without preamble, he announced, I've got one more nail to put a flat in Mr. Fitzgerald's little red wagon.

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  • For this reason, the memorandum is divided into five sections including the preamble.

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  • After a long preamble, the result is described] * US admits Mosul killings [The incident is, not surprisingly, confused.

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  • There is also a short preamble during which the more convivial aspects of the weekend are touched upon.

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  • Page 15 of The Companion explains this; and suggests that you make such changes in the document preamble, between \makeatletter and \makeatother.

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  • Next bit of preamble Well my deliberately provocative preamble got a bit of a response, which isn't bad for a Sunday.

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  • A striking feature was the preamble, setting forth the doctrines on which the edict was based, which won the praise of the philosophes and the ridicule of the wits; this Turgot rewrote three times, it is said, in order to make it" so clear that any village judge could explain it to the peasants."The opposition to the edict was strong.

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  • In the preamble to the former Turgot boldly announced as his object the abolition of privilege, and the subjection of all three orders to taxation; the clergy were afterwards excepted, at the request of Maurepas.

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  • In the preamble to the edict on the jurandes he laid down as a principle the right of every man to work without restriction.

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  • At the same time, or immediately after, Bacon began a third work as a preamble to the other two, giving their general scope and aim, but supplementing them in many points.

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  • Voting was to be public, as before, on the ground, according to the Preamble, that " the secret ballot protects electors in dependent positions only in so far as they break their promises under the veil of secrecy."

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  • He would not formally abolish the suzerainty, but he was willing not to mention it; and though, in substituting new articles for those of the Pretoria Convention he left the preamble untouched, he avoided anything which could commit the Boer delegates to a formal recognition of that fact.

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  • Edmund was succeeded by Thomas, earl of Lancaster, who received a fresh grant of the stewardship to himself and the heirs of his body from Edward II.; and this earl it was who, during the weak administration of the lastmentioned king, first put forward in a celebrated tract the claim of the steward to be the second personage in the realm and supreme judge in parliament, a claim which finds some slight recognition in the preamble to the statute passed against the Despencers in the first year of Edward III.

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  • However reluctant some states may be to bind themselves to any rules excluding recourse to brute force when diplomatic negotiations have failed, they have nevertheless unanimously at the Hague Conference of 1907 declared their " firm determination to cooperate in the maintenance of general peace " (la ferme volonte de concourir au maintien de la paix generale) 1, and their resolution " to favour with all their efforts the amicable settlement of international conflicts " (preamble to Peace Convention).

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  • This could be done perhaps by a suitable footnote reference against the Charter or other recital in the preamble.

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  • The preamble For those who know how to use LaTeX, the Equation Editor lets you customize the preamble used when typesetting the equation.

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  • The focus of the preamble is clearly the superimposition between the Self and non- Self and NOT the unreality of the world.

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  • In later years, when the Boers desired to regard the whole of this convention (and not merely the articles) as cancelled by the London Convention of 1884, and with it the suzerainty, which was only mentioned in the preamble, Mr Chamberlain, a member of the cabinet of 1880-1885, pointed out that if the preamble to this instrument were considered cancelled, so also would be the grant of self-government.

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  • But wait a moment - article 6 has a preamble.

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  • The preamble to the Pretoria Convention of 1881 contained in brief but explicit terms the grant of Conve self-government to the Boers, subject to British suzerainty.

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  • Fisher was summoned (13th of April) to take the oath prescribed by the Act of Succession, which he was ready to do, were it not that the preamble stated that the offspring of Catherine were illegitimate, and prohibited all faith, trust and obedience to any foreign authority or potentate.

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  • Further, all the fragments come from the provinces which were under the jurisdiction of Diocletian, from which it is argued that the edict was only published in the eastern portion of the empire; certainly the phrase universo orbi in the preamble is against this, but the words may merely be an exaggerated description of Diocletian's special provinces, and if it had been published in the western portion as well, it is curious that no traces have been found of it.

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  • Fresh doubts arose as to the effect of this omission; and a correspondence on the subject took place between the British government and the government of the republic before the outbreak of hostilities in South Africa, the former maintaining that the preamble of 1881, by which alone any self government was granted, was still in force, and therefore that the suzerainty - whatever it involved - remained; the Transvaal government, on the other hand, contending that the suzerainty had been abolished by the substitution of the 1884 convention for that of 1881.

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  • Their most original feature was the omission of a religious test for citizenship, though a precedent for this is to be found in the Plymouth Colony; on the other hand, the union of church and state was presumed in the preamble, and in 1659 a property qualification (the possession of an estate of X30) for suffrage was imposed by the general court.

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  • Sherard, British consul at Smyrna, containing the preamble and the beginning of the tables down to No.

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  • The word suzerain is used in the Pretoria convention of the 3rd of August 1881 between the British government and the late South African Republic. The convention (by its preamble) granted to the inhabitants complete self-government, " subject to the suzerainty of her Majesty," and this suzerainty was reaffirmed in the articles.

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  • A second fragment (now in the museum at Aix in Provence) was brought from Egypt in 1809; it supplements the preamble by specifying the titles of the emperors and Caesars and the number of times they had held them, whereby the date of publication can be accurately determined.

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  • The preamble states that the king has granted the charter on the advice of various prelates and barons, some of whom, including the archbishop of Canterbury, the papal legate Pandulf, and William Marshal, earl of Pembroke, are mentioned by name.

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  • Its duties are shown by the preamble to the laws of Ine, king of Wessex, and 200 years later by the preamble to those of Alfred the Great, while several similar cases could be instanced.

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