The duke, who bears the title of "Highness," wields the executive power while sharing the legislation with the estates.
Every village, however small, every separate quarter of a town, has a sheikh in whom is lodged the executive power of government - a power loosely defined, and of more or less extent according to the personal character and means of the individual who wields it.
They are brought about by "the rod of God," which Moses wields, the effect being instantaneous and all-embracing.
But the Zacynthians have a special sea god, half man, half fish, who dwells under the sea, rides on dolphins or in a car drawn by dolphins, and wields a trident.
Sankara also founded four Maths, or convents, for Brahmans; the chief one being that of Sringeri in Mysore, the spiritual head (Guru) of which wields considerable power, even that of excommunication, over the Saivas of southern India.
But he also takes the dominance of Lee - he wields a bullwhip and has his women enslaved by his power.
Big mistake, especially as the son wields a large meat cleaver and isn't fussed about who he kills.
ennobles the man who wields it.
sceptre the Lord who wields the scepter, it is the King who is urged to rule.
Now Sheriff Chris Vaughn, he wields a huge stick fashioned from lumber mill pine.
wields what is perhaps his most controversial premise.
If the source of power lies neither in the physical nor in the moral qualities of him who possesses it, it must evidently be looked for elsewhere--in the relation to the people of the man who wields the power.
It is the Lord who wields the scepter, it is the King who is urged to rule.
At this point Anselm wields what is perhaps his most controversial premise.
When Kratos starts out in God of War, he wields a pair of axes that have actually been seared into his flesh by a pair of chains that run up the length of his arms.
Using acrobatic ninja-like moves, the Prince cartwheels, kicks, wields dual weapons, launches from walls and runs over top enemies in a truly cinematic (and Matrix-esque) style that will have your eyes bugged out for half the game.
To top it all off, Dante wields two custom pistols named Ebony and Ivory.
He is often dressed in attire similar to Roman armor, and he wields a large sword and a heavy shield.
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