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The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine prevented European interventions in the Caribbean.
  something that follows from something else — such as a logical or practical consequence
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  • The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine prevented European interventions in the Caribbean.
  • He loved her and by corollary the children she loved.
  • A corollary of the highest importance may be deduced from the foregoing remarks,
    Charles Darwin  --  The Origin of Species
  • Within three minutes, there were 201 photos posted, most of them close corollaries to the face of Fiona Highbridge.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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  • Growing up, I used to think that this was the most boring place in the world, but when I think back, I realize that the corollary to that was that anything exciting meant that much more to me.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • I know the three laws and the fourteen corollaries.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • I say all this not to boast or self-congratulate, but to remind myself that though I was ever willing to help, it was the generous attitude of the customers that drew me out and gave me confidence, and that every decent and good thing that has come to me while I have lived here is due to some corollary of that welcoming, which I have never lost sight of.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • In this respect the contribution of black soldiers—whose enlistment was a corollary of the emancipation policy—did much to change the minds of previously hostile white soldiers.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • McCandless’s apparent sexual innocence, however, is a corollary of a personality type that our culture purports to admire, at least in the case of its more famous adherents.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • The partition of Poland is a theorem of which all present political outrages are the corollaries.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables

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  • A corollary of this proposition of course was, that any one who refused to receive the new gospel was personally responsible for keeping Jurgis from his heart’s desire; and this, alas, made him uncomfortable as an acquaintance.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • He knew, for example, that it was called paramnesia, and he was interested as well in such corollary optical phenomena as jamais vu, never seen, and presque vu, almost seen.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • — Now come, my Ariel! bring a corollary, Rather than want a spirit: appear, and pertly.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Tempest
  • The contrived turf war that a sixteen-year-old African American used to rationalize the shooting of an African refugee was a make-believe corollary of the more realistic competition over limited resources—housing, jobs, government aid—that fueled identity-based hostility in Clarkston among adults.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • What inchoate corollary statement was consequently suppressed by the host?
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • The corollary of the causeless in matter is the unearned in spirit.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • As a corollary to this belief, he supposed that if he gave in to the Queen he would lose his tenfold might.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • Her thoughts went to birth’s corollary: death.
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • And a no-gas regulation would have the corollary benefit of automatically reducing trash and crowding because considerably fewer people would attempt Everest if they knew supplemental oxygen was not an option.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • I had the strong impression that he had long been asking himself that question and all its corollaries.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • But underlying this thought, the first and most simple one, no doubt, there was in our opinion another, newer one, a corollary of the first, less easy to perceive and more easy to contest, a view as philosophical and belonging no longer to the priest alone but to the savant and the artist.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • That was the corollary.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Whenever I read a new work, I spin the mental Rolodex looking for correspondences and corollaries—where have I seen his face, don’t I know that theme? I can’t not do it, although there are plenty of times when that ability is not something I want to exercise.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Now that I have recalled this episode of the dismissing of the Jewish employees, I am reminded of what could, I suppose, be called a curious corollary to that whole affair: namely, the arrival of the housemaid called Lisa.
    Kazuo Ishiguro  --  The Remains of the Day
  • She had bowed to the inevitable result of proximity, the necessity of loving him; but she had not calculated upon this sudden corollary, which, indeed, Clare had put before her without quite meaning himself to do it so soon.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d’Urbervilles
  • Baxter had been open at least eight hours by this time, for it was nearly five o’clock; and if people are to quarrel often, it follows as a corollary that their quarrels cannot be protracted beyond certain limits.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • For us, such struggles—for sunglasses, long trousers, study privileges, equalized food—were corollaries to the struggle we waged outside prison.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • The wondrous power of flattery in passados at woman is a perception so universal as to be remarked upon by many people almost as automatically as they repeat a proverb, or say that they are Christians and the like, without thinking much of the enormous corollaries which spring from the proposition.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • And he believed the obvious corollary: The greater a man’s fear, the greater his potential courage.
    Tim O’Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • The corollary to all these trends is a fashion for political correctness, a certain bending-over-backward not to offend.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • As an old teacher I can hardly refrain from classroom habits; the corollary should be left as an exercise for the student.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • The high rate of turnover had the corollary benefit of keeping to a minimum the number of individuals who understood the building’s secrets.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • For this was what he’d vowed as a corollary of his main aim — to study until he could see the pylons of the Golden Gate Bridge…. That splendor!
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • By corollary, unskillful work can easily subtract value; an untalented cook can turn wholesome dough and fresh green apples, valuable already, into an inedible mess, value zero.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • Whatever it was, and I was certain there was something, I was most disturbed by the implication that someone was aware of my extraordinary reasons for being there, with the necessary corollary that that person knew too much about me.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • Its examination threw a brilliant light upon the speech actually employed by children near the end of their schooling in a typical American city, and, /per corollary/, upon the speech employed by their parents and other older associates.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • We are rightly in awe of the torsions in the poetry of Paul Celan and rightly enamoured of the suspiring voice in Samuel Beckett because these are evidence that art can rise to the occasion and somehow be the corollary of Celan’s stricken destiny as Holocaust survivor and Beckett’s demure heroism as a member of the French Resistance.
    Seamus Heaney  --  Crediting Poetry
  • …human powers, and by warning us of the many weak points where we are open to the attack of the great enemy of our race; it proves to us that we are in danger of being weak, when our vanity would fain soothe us into the belief that we arc most strong; it forcibly points out to us the vainglory of intellect, and shows us the vast difference between a saving faith and the corollaries of a philosophical theology; and it teaches us to reduce our self-examination to the test of good works.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Pioneers
  • This leads us to a corollary of astronomical importance: to the unconditional acceptance of the premise that ’absence’ is superior to ’presence.’
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Existence Of The Township Every one the best judge of his own interest—Corollary of the principle of the sovereignty of the people—Application of those doctrines in the townships of America—The township of New England is sovereign in all that concerns itself alone: subject to the State in all other matters—Bond of the township and the State—In France the Government lends its agent to the Commune—In America the reverse occurs.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1
  • Now, the erring child is the corollary of the ignorant child.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • The amputee, fully aware that his answer would raise an immediate corollary question, said, "They were bit off."
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • The little girl inWeldon’s novel occupies what amounts to a state of grace in an otherwise corrupt adult world; the easy descent of the airliner’s tail section proves a lovely, gentle corollary to this quality in the child.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Existence exists-and the act of grasping that statement implies two corollary axioms: that something exists which one perceives and that one exists possessing consciousness, consciousness being the faculty of perceiving that which exists.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • "We’ll get them fixed right away," her mother said, and that began what was a very strange night, during which Mae’s parents agreed readily with all of Mae’s arguments about transparency, nodded their heads vigorously when she talked about the necessity for everyone to be on board, the corollary to vaccines, how they only worked with full participation.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • He also occupied himself with annotating the fine work of Baudry-leRouge, Bishop of Noyon and Tournay, De Cupa Petrarum, which had given him a violent passion for architecture, an inclination which had replaced in his heart his passion for hermeticism, of which it was, moreover, only a natural corollary, since there is an intimate relation between hermeticism and masonry.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Toohey had written: # "Greatness is an exaggeration, and like all exaggerations of dimension it connotes at once the necessary corollary of emptiness.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Prof paused for labored breathing, went on: "The circumstances under which we can continue, or greatly increase, our grain shipments are the obvious corollary of the first.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • I was of course very pleased to hear this at the time, but what was for me the truly satisfying corollary to this episode came two or three days later, when Lord Darlington remarked to me: "By the way, Stevens, Lord Halifax was jolly impressed with the silver the other night.
    Kazuo Ishiguro  --  The Remains of the Day
  • if people are to quarrel often, it follows as a corollary that their quarrels cannot be protracted beyond certain limits.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
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