Subservience sentence example

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  • Labor, Miliband showed, maintained an unremitting subservience to crown, imperialism and property.

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  • Here congregated hundreds of the younger szlachta, fresh from their school benches, whence they brought nothing but a smattering of Latin and a determination to make their way by absolute subservience to their "elder brethren," the pans.

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  • In this way Gallicanism, which had once stood for all that was national and progressive, now came to mean subservience to a feeble autocracy already tottering to its fall.

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  • Thenceforward he showed the utmost subservience.

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  • The loss of revenue consequent upon the secession of Lithuania placed John Albert at the mercy of the Polish Sejmiki or local diets, where the szlachta, or country gentry, made their subsidies dependent upon the king's subservience.

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  • The total subservience to the rule of capital leaves workers and their union leaders ideologically disarmed.

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  • Social and political institutions may foster women's subservience and violence against them.

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  • The lack of powers to raise income ensures subservience to the dictates of the Minister of Health.

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  • Then perhaps the arts can enjoy a more independent role, and questions of political subservience will fade away.

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  • The Blair government's slavish subservience to Bush is causing it major problems at home.

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  • That the Saudi regime refuses to use oil to exert pressure on the US reveals its total subservience to Washington.

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  • Shillony develops this theme of " sacred subservience " in twenty-eight concise chapters grouped into nine sections.

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  • Another suffocating Labor majority meant creative unrest not empty subservience.

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  • But the defects which had rendered him unable to baffle the intrigues of Walpole made him equally unable to contend with the Pelhams. His support of the king's policy was denounced as subservience to Hanover.

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  • Nevertheless Will and not Reason is the primary aspect of the Unconscious, whose melancholy career is determined by the primacy of the Will and the subservience of the Reason.

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  • The pope's subservience was above all conspicuous in his attitude towards the proceedings brought against the order of the Temple, which was dissolved by the council of Vienne (see Templars).

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  • Kate 's final speech on the subservience of women became in fact her tour de force.

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  • Social and political institutions may foster women 's subservience and violence against them.

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  • The Blair government 's slavish subservience to Bush is causing it major problems at home.

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  • As the bishops had helped to free them from subservience to their feudal masters, so the war of investitures relieved them of dependence on their bishops.

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  • In advanced religion, indeed, prayer is the chosen vehicle of the free spirit of worship. Its mechanism is not unduly rigid, and it is largely autonomous, being rid of subservience to other ritual factors.

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  • Their subservience to Rome so enraged the Greek cities of Syria that the Roman envoy Graeus Octavius (consul 165 B.C.) was assassinated in Laodicea (162).(162).

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  • On the 17th of July Napoleon signed at Paris a decree that reduced to subservience the Germanic System, the chaotic weakness of which he had in 1797 foreseen to be highly favourable to France.

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  • The king, Charles IV., looked on helplessly at the ruin wrought by the subservience of his kingdom to France since 1796, and he was seemingly blind to the criminal intrigues between his queen and the prime minister Godoy.

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  • Dalberg's subservience, as a prince of the Confederation, to Napoleon was specially resented since, as a priest, he had no excuse of necessity on the ground of saving family or dynastic interests; his fortunes therefore fell with those of Napoleon, and, when he died on the 10th of February 1817, of all his dignities he was in possession only of the archbishopric of Regensburg.

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  • As, in this matter, the behaviour of the authorities of the French Academy in Rome had been dictated by the tradition of subservience to authority, he used his influence to get it suppressed.

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  • Corruption seems to be very rare, but instances of subservience to powerful political groups sometimes shake public confidence.

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  • Through this, and his excessive subservience to Philip the Fair, his reign proved the reverse of salutary to the Church.

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  • In 1542 he warmly supported the privileges of the Commons in the case of George Ferrers, member for Plymouth, arrested and imprisoned in London, but his conduct was inspired as usual by subservience to the court, which desired to secure a subsidy, and his opinion that the arrest was a flagrant contempt has been questioned by good authority.

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  • The pope was now restored to the greater part of his temporal power; but for some years it was exercised in subservience to the emperor.

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  • The fate of Parga created intense feeling at the time in England, and was cited by Liberals as a crowning instance of the perfidy of the government and of Castlereagh's subservience to reactionary tendencies abroad.

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  • Among the Western bishops, who were less disposed both to Monophysitism and to subservience, and especially by those of Africa, the edict was earnestly resisted.

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  • The foremost literary figure of the time was the encyclopaedic Francisco Manoel de Mello (q.v.), who, though himself a Spanish classic, .strove hard and successfully to free himself from subservience to Spanish forms and style.

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  • The protege of the coalition, Alexander Balas, married Philometor's daughter Cleopatra (Thea), and reigned in Syria in practical subservience to him.

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  • March had left the realm; Bishop Wykeham showed an unworthy subservience by suing for pardon through the mediation of Alice Perrers.

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  • He stopped short of the catastrophe of the king's execution, and it seems likely that his subservience to Cromwell was not quite voluntary.

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  • Calculating on his loyal subservience, James appointed his brother-in-law, Lord Clarendon, to succeed Ormonde.

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  • Our leaders are not asked to justify their complete subservience to American interests.

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  • Here, as elsewhere, he was surrounded by an atmosphere of subservience to his wealth, and being in the habit of lording it over these people, he treated them with absent-minded contempt.

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