Sinews sentence example
The water and power to provide the sinews of a city snap.
Regular practice boosts the immune system and strengthens sinews and tendons, which is of particular benefit to dancers.
But we went to-day and the long sinews Of our elm were lame With wind that ran in the day's lost clues.
Remove any skin and sinews from the turkey thigh meat and cut into small pieces.
It is on our familiarity with modes of transmission such as these, and with the exact analyses of them which the science of mathematical physics has been able to make, that our predilection for filling space with an aethereal transmitting medium, constituting a universal connexion between material bodies, largely depends; perhaps ultimately it depends most of all, like all our physical conceptions, on the intimate knowledge that we can ourselves exert mechanical effect on outside bodies only through the agencies of our limbs and sinews.Advertisement
None of the sinews of war has been dismantled.
Taxes, said Cicero, are the sinews of the state.
But we went to-day and the long sinews Of our elm were lame With wind that ran in the day 's lost clues.
The large loans raised in Europe, the first instalment of which Byron had himself brought over, while providing the Greeks with the sinews of war, provided seco n d civil w them also with fresh material for strife.
He modelled an empire, Roman in name but essentially Teutonic, since it owed such substance as its fabric possessed to Frankish armies and the sinews of the German people.Advertisement
On his fidelity the king had to rely both for military aid in times of baronial revolt and for the collection of the money which formed the sinews of war.
In his eagerness to collect the sinews of war he had issued orders for the levy of a heavy customs duty on wool, the main export of the land, and in some cases laid hands on the wool itself, which lay ready for shipping, though this had not been granted him by the late parliament.
These, together with its powerful sinews, enable it to take prodigious leaps, to balance itself on the smallest foothold and to scale almost perpendicular rocks.
Both these pieces read like a call to arms, an attempt to stiffen the sinews of the 1701 and 1702 parliaments.
The completion of the clubhouse was not without difficulty, that stretched the sinews of the club almost to breaking point at one stage.Advertisement
And what shoulder, and what art, Could twist the sinews of thy heart?
Railways were the iron sinews that had drawn industrial capitalism to its feet.
It was they, these soldiers--wounded and unwounded--it was they who were crushing, weighing down, and twisting the sinews and scorching the flesh of his sprained arm and shoulder.
Among the Maoris the god Tutenganahan cut the sinews which united Earth and Heaven, and Tane Mahuta wrenched them apart, and kept them eternally asunder.
Under these rulers the rich kingdom was heavily taxed to supply the sinews of war and to support every kind of lavish expenditure.Advertisement
To the public finances, which he called "the sinews of the state," he devoted much attention, and insisted on the duties of the government in respect to the right adjustment of taxation.