Severing Sentence Examples
When the constitutional convention met in Philadelphia in 1787 to frame a constitution for a stronger Federal government, the agriculturists of Rhode Island were afraid that the movement would result in an interference with their local privileges, and especially with their favourite device of issuing paper money, and the state refused to send delegates, and not until the Senate had passed a bill for severing commercial relations between the United States and Rhode Island, did the latter, in May 1790, ratify the Federal constitution, and then only by a majority of two votes.
During the three or four years which followed the signing of the Augsburg Confession in 1530 and the formation of the Schmalkaldic League, England, while bitterly dep ouncing and burning Lutheran heretics in the name of the Holy Catholic Church, was herself engaged in severing the bonds which had for well-nigh a thousand of years bound her to the Apostolic See.
The valves of the shell have been removed by severing their adhesions to the muscular areae h, i, k, 1, m, u.
On the scaffold, "by the clemency of the empress," his punishment was mitigated to the severing of his right hand followed by decapitation.
The reduction of Vicksburg (4th of July) and Port Hudson (9th of July), with other operations, restored complete control of the Mississippi, severing the Southern Confederacy.Advertisement
A decree was passed in February 1795 severing the connexion of church and state and allowing general freedom of worship. At the beginning of March those Girondin deputies who survived came back to their places in the Convention.
The Council had been on the verge of splitting for years, severing the effectiveness of their ability to combat Darkyn's demons.
With the memories of a better time drifting through his mind were memories of a war brewing between Others and Watchers that ultimately ended in the Schism, the severing of the mortal and immortal worlds.
Coyotes Tend to go for the throat of sheep and lambs, clamping down on the windpipe or severing the jugular vein.
He admitted the possibility of the formulae of Kekule, Claus, Dewar and Ladenburg, although as to the last di-trimethylene derivatives should be possible reduction products, being formed by severing two of the prism edges; and he attempted to solve the problem by a systematic investigation of the reduced phthalic acids.Advertisement
The slaughtering - the object of which is to insure the complete bleeding of the body, the Jews being forbidden to eat blood - is done by severing the windpipe with a long and razor-sharp knife by one continuous stroke backwards and forwards.
His right arm was cut by shards of glass, severing a tendon.
This was closely followed by the severing of cyber links to the main GBA computer.
A strategy which not only resulted in my own severing of ties but also the exit of leading comrade, Ian Donovan.
The End of Something looks at the way love can come to an end - it is about the severing of a relationship.Advertisement
You can bet that broke up the engagement rather quickly, with Miller severing ties with Law.
In a move that many a parent-managed celebrity has made, Usher is severing his professional ties with his mother, Jonnetta Patton, and keeping their relationship about family only.
Ablative procedures are characterized by severing a nerve and disconnecting it from the spinal cord.
Traumatic amputation is the accidental severing of some or all of a body part.
She later learned in a twist that Iva was also adopted (severing any blood tie she might have to Holden).Advertisement
The Schism changed that, severing the tie between Damian and the source.
Leo Africanus rightly describes its lower course as "severing by its winding channel the barren and naked soil from the green and fruitful."
If a piece of bark and cortex are torn off, the occlusion takes longer, because the tissues have to creep over the exposed area of wood; and the same is true of a transverse cut severing the branch, as may be seen in any properly pruned tree.
At Colmars, on the 21st of Ma 1 794, he drew up the first draft of his Italian plan of campaigi, for severing the Piedmontese from their Austrian allies and for driving the latter out of their Italian provinces.
An important event not to be passed over without mention is the grant on the 10th of March 1870 of the firman instituting the Bulgarian exarchate, thus severing the Bulgarian Church from Text in Holland, p. 212.Advertisement
On severing his connexion with the paper three years later, he opened at Petit Montrouge, near Paris, the great publishing house which brought out in rapid succession numerous religious works at popular prices.
Glasser, the basic igneous rocks which are associated with the mineral deposits of New Caledonia were intrusive in Cainozoic times, at the severing of the connexion between New Caledonia and New Zealand.
The separation of sense and understanding is for him unjustifiable, and only paralleled by the extraordinary blunder of severing matter and form.
Baumgarten did good service in severing aesthetics from the other philosophic disciplines, and in marking out a definite object for its researches.