She invoked the Fifth Amendment as reason not to answer.
Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same God; and each invokes his aid against the other.
Abraham Lincoln (Second Inaugural Address)
She invoked the National Emergency Act to support her actions.
He invoked Section 24 of the statute (law).
Both read the same Bible and pray to the same God, and each invokes His aid against the other.
Abraham Lincoln -- Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address
"She invoked Izzat," Mazen says.
Sabaa Tahir -- An Ember in the Ashes
And we can take no risks, especially since you invoked the name of Deedee.
James Dashner -- The Kill Order
There is a part of books specifically designed for the very long and the very boring, and that part is called "The Appendix," which is precisely where one can find a semi-exhaustive explanation of the math invoked herein.
John Green -- An Abundance of Katherines
"Release the drones!" she roared in a voice meant to invoke and mock some witchy villain.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
The room went dead quiet, people looking at Aunt Susie as if she’d invoked the name of some evil spirit.
Ransom Riggs -- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
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The State decided to invoke an unprecedented theory of "transferred intent" to make the crime eligible for the death penalty.
Bryan Stevenson -- Just Mercy
I began to chant, invoking my old powers as the god of plagues.
Rick Riordan -- The Trials of Apollo
She frequently invoked King Jerrold.
Gail Carson Levine -- Ella Enchanted
When the train pulls out of the station, one of these boys lights a match, invoking the wrath of Mr. Curran, who boxes him about the head and shouts, for the whole car to hear, that he’s a worthless good-for-nothing clod of dirt on God’s green earth and will never amount to anything.
Christina Baker Kline -- Orphan Train
His very size invokes them all.
Anthony Doerr -- All the Light We Cannot See
Invoking his state’s Revolutionary motto, Sic Semper Tyrannis, a young Virginia officer filled letters to his mother with comparisons of the North’s "war of subjugation against the South" to "England’s war upon the colonies."
James M. McPherson -- What They Fought For - 1861-1865
The bush was full of spirits; in the bush hovered all the protecting presences of a man’s ancestors; and in this room all the spirits of those dead masks, the powers they invoked, all the religious dread of simple men, seemed to have been concentrated.
V.S. Naipaul -- A Bend in the River
He droned on insultingly, invoking Lincoln, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Dale Carnegie, Spinoza, Thomas Edison, Sigmund Freud.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
He just had to invoke Adidas, the goddess of off-brand shoes.
Rick Riordan -- The Blood of Olympus
Some of us have found it interesting that many of the connections he invokes are dead.
Donna Tartt -- The Goldfinch
Your father turned sixteen and invoked the Noncomplying Families Act to separate himself from his family.
Orson Scott Card -- Ender’s Game
Now someone is invoking his name … "But who?"
Cassandra Clare -- City of Bones
I only invoked what you already knew.
Paulo Coelho -- The Alchemist
I mean to teach them in these parts that law is law, and that there is a man here who does not fear to invoke it.
Arthur Conan Doyle -- The Hound of the Baskervilles
Plaints made in common are almost prayers, and prayers where two or three are gathered together invoke the mercy of heaven.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Count of Monte Cristo
Before the slavers could gather their senses, Eragon scrambled out of the commotion and raised his hands, invoking words in the ancient language.
Christopher Paolini -- Eragon
We women have something of the mother in us that makes us rise above smaller matters when the mother spirit is invoked.
Bram Stoker -- Dracula
From thence it is the God of breezes fair or foul is first invoked for favourable winds.
Herman Melville -- Moby Dick
Everything was assumed to be possible for Napoleon, they expected him from every side, and invoked his terrible name to shatter each other’s proposals.
Leo Tolstoy -- War and Peace
Yet, the Dean invoked an obscure rule that left expulsion on the table.
Randy Pausch -- The Last Lecture
It was Dinah’s mode of invoking the domestic Muses.
Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Uncle Tom’s Cabin
The fare was, indeed, coarse, such as the peasants of the country ate, but I will not doubt that it was set there by the spirits that I had invoked to aid me.
Mary Shelley -- Frankenstein
Dumbledore invoked an ancient magic, to ensure the boy’s protection as long as he is in his relations’ care.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
My Lord, my Lord, you invoke in your defense things which accuse you more strongly.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Three Musketeers
Wherever there is a party, my presence is invoked.
Rick Riordan -- The Last Olympian
I’d used that simple connection to invoke a spell and break the chains.
Rick Riordan -- The Throne of Fire
On Saturday, October 21, they were set to face their toughest competition of the season—the Athens United Gold Valiants, a team that had not lost a game and that had put some teams away by scores that nearly invoked the league’s mercy rule.
Warren St. John -- Outcasts United
About HER I won’t speak; and I don’t desire to think; but I earnestly wish she were invisible: her presence invokes only maddening sensations.
Emily Bronte -- Wuthering Heights
That means that Peter’s going to have to invoke his right to an attorney himself.’
Jodi Picoult -- Nineteen Minutes
When he encountered a wave of enemy resistance to this attack, he stuck to his position without regard for his safety or reputation and gallantly invoked the law of supply and demand.
Joseph Heller -- Catch-22
They did not invoke in me thoughts of God, or sailing before the mast, or some great love as crowded night skies at home had done; I thought instead, in the light of those cold points, of the decision facing me.
John Knowles -- A Separate Peace
The trench looked easy enough to jump, but I wasn’t anxious to do so because inside the room, the entire floor was carved with red hieroglyphs—all spells invoking the power of Isfet, chaos.
Rick Riordan -- The Red Pyramid
She invoked the Sunday rule as soon as he returned from the skateboard park, and a family outing was launched.
Carl Hiassen -- Hoot
Therefore I obey none of its regulations, and I insist that you never invoke them in front of me!
Jules Verne -- Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
For by his side one goes whom all men else invoke as their defender, one so powerful- Pallas Athena; in thy tears she pitied thee and now hath sent me that I so assure thee.
Homer -- The Odyssey
The blessing was from a young child’s lips, but it was the first that Oliver had ever heard invoked upon his head; and through the struggles and sufferings, and troubles and changes, of his after life, he never once forgot it.
Charles Dickens -- Oliver Twist
There were the regulars, like Ruth, and the Gilberts, but more and more the group was filled out by kids from the high school who, as time went by, knew only my name and even that only as a large dark rumor invoked as a warning to any student that might prove too much a loner.
Alice Sebold -- The Lovely Bones
It was Jamis’ doing—he invoked the tahaddi al-burhan.
Frank Herbert -- Dune
And the fetish most treasured by mothers, against dysentery, contains a particle of all the things invoked by the word nzolo: you must dig and dry the grub and potatoes, bind them with a thread from your wedding cloth, and have them blessed in a fire by the nganga doctor.