How to use Slumbering in a sentence
But the intellectual and what is called spiritual man in him were slumbering as in an infant.
And, again, if this transaction settled the investiture question, it did not solve the problem of the reconciliation of the universal power of the popes with the claims of the emperors to the government of Europe; and the conflict subsisted - slumbering, it is true, but ever ready to awake under other forms. Nevertheless, the two great Christian agitations directed by the papacy at the end of the nth century and the beginning of the 12th - the reformation and the crusade - were of capital importance for the foundation of the immense religious monarchy that had its centre in Rome; and it is from this period that the papal monarchy actually dates.
As soon as He entered, He awoke my slumbering soul.
He took the other end of the seat, lifting the still slumbering squirrel to his knee.
The tactlessness of Charles, the rapacity of his generals, the barbarity of his mercenaries, his refusal to legalize his position by summoning the Polish diet, his negotiations for the partition of the very state he affected to befriend, awoke the long slumbering public spirit of the country.Advertisement
Particularly when they get on in years, a lot of a pooch's time is spent slumbering away.
This saves having to wake up a slumbering husband or wife who may not welcome the light going on.
The idea here is that since they're "good" and you've cut the ties with your old habits, you can now safely ease up a little on the anti-carb stance without awakening the now slumbering cravings.
Slumber parties are generally for anything but slumbering, so games and other entertainment are very important for the success of the party.
When at length Tiglathpileser died, in 7 27, the slumbering revolt became general; Israel refused the usual tribute to its overlord, and definitely threw in its lot with " Egypt."Advertisement
Vesuvius (q.v.), the volcanic forces of which had been slumbering for unknown ages, suddenly burst into violent eruption, which, while it carried devastation all around the beautiful gulf, buried the two cities of Herculaneum and Pompeii under dense beds of cinders and ashes.
He aroused in his people the slumbering sense of their Scandinavian nationality.
In habits the guacharo is wholly nocturnal, slumbering by day in deep and dark caverns which it frequents in vast numbers.
It has even been said to sleep on the wing, and Moore alludes to this fanciful "cloudrocked slumbering" in his Fire Worshippers.
Whether the danger were real or imaginary, the consequence of the distrust resulting from the suspicion was the, reawakening of the slumbering demand for fresh persecution of the Roman Catholics, a demand which made a complete reconciliation between the crown and the Lo,wer House a matter of the greatest difficulty.Advertisement
The resentment of Napoleon awakened the slumbering Eastern Question by reviving the obsolescent claims of France to the guardianship of the Holy Places, and this aroused the pride of the Orthodox tsar, their guardian by right of faith and in virtue of a clause of the treaty of Kuchuk Kainardji (1774), as interpreted in the light of subsequent events.
The In- dependent Evangelical Lutheran church in the lands of Hesse arose partly on account of the slumbering opposition to the union of 1823 and more particularly in consequence of an attempt made at a stricter union in 1874.
The idea of a slumbering hero who shall awake at the hour of his country's greatest need is world-wide, but the most famous instances are Northern, e.g.