To-the-power-of Sentence Examples
Mention may be made of the phenomenon of halochromism, the name given to the power of colourless or faintly-coloured substances of combining with acids to form highly-coloured substances without the necessary production of a chromophoric group. The researches of Adolf von Baeyer and Villiger, Kehrmann, Kauffmann and others, show that this property is possessed by very many and varied substances.
By the original Roman law the master was clothed with absolute dominion over the slave, extending to the power of life and death, which is not surprising when we consider the nature of the patria.
It is customary to ascribe their successes to the power of the breech-loader, but there were actions in which it played no part, cavalry versus cavalry encounters, and isolated duels between batteries which gave the Prussian gunners a confidence they had not felt when first crossing the frontier.
The Roman oratory of the law courts had to deal not with petty questions of disputed property, of fraud, or violence, but with great imperial questions, with matters affecting the well-being of large provinces and the honour and safety of the republic; and no man ever lived who, in these respects, was better fitted than Cicero to be the representative of the type of oratory demanded by the condition of the later republic. To his great artistic accomplishment, perfected by practice and elaborate study, to the power of his patriotic, his moral, and personal sympathies, and his passionate emotional nature, must be added his vivid imagination and the rich and copious stream of his language, in which he had no rival among Roman writers or speakers.
Under section 6, where a reference is to two arbitrators, one to be appointed by each party, and either the appointed arbitrator refuses to act, or becomes incapable of acting, and the party appointing him fails, after seven clear days' notice, to supply the vacancy, or such party fails, after similar notice, to make an original appointment, a binding appointment (subject to the power of the court to set it aside) may be made by the other party to the reference.Advertisement
Henceforth the policy of France was directed by Richelieu, who took up in its main features the system of Protestant alliances and opposition to the power of Austria and Spain, which had been begun by Henry IV.
No sea-going ships were built in China before 139 B.C. The earliest allusion to the power of the lodestone in Chinese literature occurs in a Chinese dictionary, finished in A.D.
It is owing to the power of disintegrating by both mechanical and chemical means the rocks on which they are growing that lichens play such an important part in soil-production.
There is no doubt that the archons represented the ancient kings, whose absolutism, under conditions which we can only infer, yielded in process of time to the power of the noble families, supported no doubt by the fighting force of the state.
His success was due to the power of his personality.Advertisement
The success of the Italian resistance was primarily due to the power of the Italian soldier, when properly handled, to take hard punishment.
The adjective masculus points to the power of bringing forth fruit possessed by the new philosophy, and perhaps indicates that all previous births of time were to be looked upon as feminine or imperfect; it is used in a somewhat similar sense in Letters and Life, vi.
Apart from the resolution of doubts as to the power of spores to withstand such temperatures for long periods, the discoveries of Miguel, Globig and others have shown that there are numerous bacteria which will grow and divide at such temperatures, e.g.
Abbesses have a right to demand absolute obedience of their nuns, over whom they exercise discipline, extending even to the power of expulsion, subject, however, to the bishop. As a female an abbess is incapable of performing the spiritual functions of the priesthood belonging to an abbot.
As to the power of making treaties, a vassal state cannot, as a rule, conclude them; such power does not exist unless it is specially given.Advertisement
Hence the digits are multiplied in pairs, and grouped according to the power of io which each product contains.
There was to be an end to the power of the courts of Paris to harass the duke of Aquitaine, by using the rights of the suzerain to interfere with the vassals subjects.
It seems that opinions may be formed of inquiry and study alone, which are then constructive; but where intuitive perception or the perceptive imagination is a robust possession, the fruits of research become assimilative - the food of a divining faculty which needs more or less of it according to the power of divination.
Subject to the power of veto retained by the governorgeneral all questions are decided by a majority of the council.
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How can the rights of the individual be protected and therewith a democratic counterweight to the power of bureaucracy be assured?
Ms. Bergren has written a heart-wrenching yet glorious testament to the power of forgiveness and the healing balm of love.
First, the power of his preaching is vitally and essentially connected to the power of the gospel which he so powerfully preached.
The section clearly has a close relationship to the power of a court to punish for contempt.
However, the prophecies tell of a human - damned to immortality, bound to the power of the ancient runes.Advertisement
In his hastily drafted Ninety-five Theses he sought to limit the potency of indulgences, and so indirectly raised the question as to the power of the pope.
He ranks among the half-dozen greatest letterwriters in the English language, and he was perhaps the only great letter-writer with whom the felicity was due to the power of what he has seen rather than what he has read.
One historian says that an event was produced by Napoleon's power, another that it was produced by Alexander's, a third that it was due to the power of some other person.
This may be contrary to everything you want to do when anger takes hold, but stepping away from the drama is much more beneficially and proactive than reacting to the power of your anger and other emotions.
Include photographs of recent fundraisers or activities your group has completed, or again, return to the power of personal quotes and testimony of past or present participants.
Thanks to the power of compounding interest, people who begin saving for retirement at a relatively young age need to put away much less money overall.
Thanks to the power of the Internet, these quotes can be shared and added to by cheerleaders past and present, from middle school all the way through professional pro-bowl cheerleaders at the top of their game.
The two-note motif that signals the oncoming shark entered the pop culture lexicon and today it is nearly synonymous with all sharks, thanks to the power of Williams' music.
Wonder Woman captured hearts in 1941 and more than seven decades later, she continues to serve as a dedicated icon to the power of women.
Due to the power of the Internet to publish and distribute dissenting opinions against governments, political parties, and organizations, several progressive web hosts are making an impressive stand against these threats.
He owes his distinctive place to the power of concealing his art.
Metternich protested against a course which would result, in his opinion, either in a war or a revolution in France; King Leopold enlarged on the wickedness and absurdity of risking a European war for the sake of putting an end to the power of an old man who could have but few years to live; Queen Victoria urged her ministers to come to terms with France and relieve the embarrassments of the "dear King"; and Lord Melbourne, with the majority of the cabinet, was in favour of compromise.