The citizens organized a " vigilance committee " and hanged many of the outlaws.
This state of affairs did not escape the vigilance of Nebuchadrezzar.
In the forcing-houses, from the variable state of the weather, considerable vigilance is required in giving air.
In common with other river towns, the disorderly element in Memphis was large, and the gamblers, robbers and horse thieves were only suppressed by local vigilance committees.
Vigilance and extra hot fires will have to be kept up when the thermometer falls to 34° or 35° in the parlour or conservatory.
An attempted attack on Antwerp was foiled by the vigilance of the Cardinal Infant.
Even medicine has not escaped its vigilance, as is proved by the prohibition of certain surgical operations.
Trans., 1689), which, notwithstanding the vigilance of the police, found its way into France and produced a deep impression on the Protestant population.
The Order of the White Falcon or of Vigilance was founded in 1732 and renewed in 1815.
Towards the end of the long reign the vigilance and energy of the old king diminished.
Consular vigilance has also killed the once considerable slave trade.
Through the vigilance of Governor Tryon, however, the Assembly was prevented from sending delegates to the Stamp Act Congress.
In 1880 a Vigilance Committee was appointed to watch over the restoration of the interior.
Marriage required vigilance and maintenance.
Through varied instruments - lynch law, popular courts, vigilance committees - order was, however, enforced, better as times went on, until there was a stable condition of things.
About six thousand persons spent the winter in Cheyenne, and disorder was checked only by the organization of a vigilance committee.
In spite of the vigilance of the warships he escaped on the s4th of GarIbaldi October and landed in.
Though the new chancellor once more united with this office that of Prussian minister- Chancellor president,, his age, and perhaps also his character, Prince prevented him from exercising that constant activity ~ and vigilance which his two predecessors had displayed.
In 1851 the first Committee of Vigilance was formed and served from June to September, when it disbanded; it was the nucleus of the second and greater committee, active from May to August of 1856.
Increased and her vigilance was relaxed, and might receive from Babylon and other lands both refugees and some account at least of the writings of Ezekiel and the Second Isaiah.
As the staff fully foresaw, the enemy would exert greater vigilance than had been the case while the withdrawals had been in progress from the northern areas, these having given the Ottoman authorities warning of what was likely to happen.
The management of such places, therefore, requires the most constant vigilance on the part of the workmen, especially in the examination of the working places that have been standing empty during the night, in which gas may have accumulated, to see that they are properly cleared before the new shift commences.
Through Whitgift's vigilance the printers of the tracts were, however, discovered and punished; and in order more effectually to check the publication of such opinions he got a law passed in 1593 making Puritanism an offence against the statute law.
Over each of these, as it was restored, he placed a governor, whom he superintended with vigilance and wisdom.
The institution of the College of Deputed Councillors might thus be described as a vigilance committee of the states in perpetual session.
88), who describes him as "of sleepless vigilance in critical emergencies, far-seeing and knowing how to act, but in his relaxation from business more luxurious and effeminate than a woman."
This provision hardly consists with Comte's congratulations to the tsar Nicholas on the " wise vigilance " with which he kept watch over the importation of Western books.
Never for one moment did William lose heart or relax his efforts and vigilance; he felt that with the two maritime provinces secure the national cause need not be despaired of.
Running into Tobruk and the neighbouring Gulf of Bomba the French fleet eluded British vigilance on its way to Egypt in 1798.
This was the most important movement for good government in its history since the Vigilance Committee of 1856.
All the vigilance of the emperor could not restrain the dishonesty and the cupidity of his servants, and no sooner was the strong hand of their ruler removed than they began to acquire territorial power for themselves.
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The canonists define the degrees of suspicion as "light" calling for vigilance, "vehement" demanding denunciation, and "violent" requiring punishment.
He served for a time on the staffs of Washington and Putnam in 1776-77, and by his vigilance in the retreat from Long Island he saved an entire brigade from capture.
Efficient ventilating can only be effected by the exercise of common sense and vigilance, and care must be taken to avoid cold draughts through the houses.
In 882 relations between Abmad and Mowaffaq again became strained, and the former conceived the bold plan of getting the caliph Motamid into his power, which, however, was frustrated by Mowaffaqs vigilance; but an open rupture was the result, as Mowaffaq formally deprived Abmad of his lieutenancy, while Abmad equally formally declared that Mowaffaq had forfeited the succession.
Such are Pioneer Hall, the home of the Society of California Pioneers (1850), endowed by James Lick; Portsmouth Square, where the flag of the United States was raised on the 8th of July 1846, and where the Committee of Vigilance executed criminals in 1851 and 1856; Union Square, a fashionable shopping centre, decorated with a column raised in honour of the achievements of the United States Navy in the Spanish-American War of 1898;; also the United States Branch Mint, associated with memories of the early mining days (the present mint dates only from 1874).