World-powers sentence example

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  • 21), and the references to Esau and Ishmael as representative world-powers (Gen.
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  • Thus the world powers of heathen statesmanship and heathen religion are leagued in a confederacy against the rising Christian Church.
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  • The contest between Empire and Papacy was more than a mere struggle for supremacy between two world-powers; it was a war to the death between two fundamentally opposite conceptions of life, which in many respects anticipated and prepared the way for the Renaissance and the Reformation.
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  • In spite of these multifarious safeguards, however, family factions early destroyed the fabric of liberty, especially as, just as there was an imperial, or Ghibelline, and a papal, or Guelph party among the cities as a whole, thus also within each town each faction would allege adherence to and claim support by one or other of the great world-powers.
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