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  • She advocates giving all students the opportunity to attend school in the summer too.
    advocates = recommends or publicly supports
  • We are a small organization here in Garden Heights that advocates for police accountability.   (source)
    advocates = publicly supports
  • Through the Malala Fund, I decided to advocate for the education of Syrian refugees in Jordan.   (source)
    advocate = to recommend or publicly support
  • Some eugenicists advocated euthanasia, and in mental hospitals, this was quietly carried out on scores of people through "lethal neglect" or outright murder.   (source)
    advocated = recommended
  • As for the tens of thousands of immigrants deported under Section 98, including those sent back to countries such as Germany and Italy where they face internment, these had advocated tyrannical rule and now would get a first-hand taste of it, Mr. Griffen stated.   (source)
    advocated = recommended or publicly supported
  • The copilot should have advocated for his own opinions in a stronger way… Our ability to succeed at what we do is powerfully bound up with where we re from, and being a good pilot and coming from a high-power distance culture is a difficult mix.   (source)
    advocated = argued for
  • Most backup protocols advocated a secondary backup system off-site in case of earthquake, fire, or theft, but Katherine and her brother agreed that secrecy was paramount; once this data left the building to an off-site server, they could no longer be certain it would stay private.   (source)
    advocated = recommended
  • I advocated that every single page should be separated from the others and dropped into the nearest volcano, and Abraham along with it.   (source)
  • Even a columnist, with a license to advocate for one thing or another, generally stops short of personal involvement in the life of a subject.   (source)
    advocate = publicly support
  • The fury of those nativists advocating wholesale slaughter was what struck Nadia most, and it struck her because it seemed so familiar, so much like the fury of the militants in her own city.   (source)
    advocating = recommending or publicly supporting
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  • I can't advocate violence.   (source)
    advocate = recommend
  • He was making a fair copy of a long new poem that he'd finished the previous evening and had promised to show that day to Stepan Grigorych, the doctor who advocated work therapy.   (source)
    advocated = recommended
  • Separated from each other and half a world away, they could not advocate for their jailed husbands as effectively as if they stayed together nearby.   (source)
    advocate = speak on behalf of and work for
  • It's what you've been advocating.   (source)
    advocating = recommending or publicly supporting
  • He advocated thrift and hard work and disapproved of loose women who turned him down.   (source)
    advocated = recommended
  • Reb Saunders didn't mind his son reading forbidden books, but never would he let his son be the friend of the son of a man who was advocating the establishment of a secular Jewish state run by Jewish goyim.   (source)
    advocating = recommending
  • Perhaps advocate certain firms with which to do business?   (source)
    advocate = recommend
  • How can you advocate breaking some laws and obeying others?   (source)
    advocate = publicly support
  • We were advocating only that this country live up to its promises to all citizens.   (source)
    advocating = recommending
  • There were even organizations such as the Junior Anti-Sex League, which advocated complete celibacy for both sexes.   (source)
    advocated = publicly supported (argued for)
  • She advocated a high tone of sentiment; but she did not know the sensations of sympathy and pity; tenderness and truth were not in her.   (source)
    advocated = recommended
  • The only difference consists in the opposite character of the equality advocated by these two men; one is the equality that elevates, the other is the equality that degrades; one brings a king within reach of the guillotine, the other elevates the people to a level with the throne.   (source)
  • This allusion to Nancy's doubtful character, raised a vast quantity of chaste wrath in the bosoms of four housemaids, who remarked, with great fervour, that the creature was a disgrace to her sex; and strongly advocated her being thrown, ruthlessly, into the kennel.   (source)
  • He advocated abolishing crude technologies such as fossil fuels and nuclear energy and keeping gentler technologies such as solar power and small-scale hydroelectric power.†   (source)
  • Marsha held on despite these challenges and started advocating for some of the younger women.†   (source)
  • Clarence Darrow advocated free love.†   (source)
  • One of the techniques advocated by Dale Carnegie was: find the man's hobby.†   (source)
  • Instead of focusing on the primary causes of meat contamination — the feed being given to cattle, the overcrowding at feedlots, the poor sanitation at slaughterhouses, excessive line speeds, poorly trained workers, the lack of stringent government oversight — the meatpacking industry and the USDA are now advocating an exotic technological solution to the problem of foodborne pathogens.†   (source)
  • But for the rest of her life she advocated small weddings in ordinary clothes.†   (source)
  • Indeed, I would be among the last to advocate bestowing one's loyalty carelessly on any lady or gentleman who happens to employ one for a time.†   (source)
  • The same applies in human relationships, where Aristotle advocated the "Golden Mean."†   (source)
  • Johanna told me once that if the decisions had been up to her. she would have supported action against Erudite instead of the passivity the rest of her faction advocated.†   (source)
  • Smuts, then deputy prime minister, was campaigning around the country for South Africa to declare war on Germany while the prime minister, J. B. Hertzog, advocated neutrality.†   (source)
  • In Bree's world, which seemed mostly to exist elsewhere, in California, or Paris, or New York City, young women walked around their houses topless, took pictures of themselves with babies at their enormous breasts, wrote columns advocating the nutritional benefits of human milk.†   (source)
  • But now, back home, she advocated female education openly.†   (source)
  • Those professional warriors had never advocated a willingness to sacrifice themselves for anyone.†   (source)
  • Bert and Aven were arguing as to strategy (she advocating more offensive maneuvers, he advocating flight), and John had just reemerged to take up a sword and join the fray when a well-aimed cannonball shattered the mainsail mast and ended any debate.†   (source)
  • But how can you advocate for something as shoddy as this?†   (source)
  • His investigations had not found support among those who were advocating that the best way to promote law and order was to recruit more police.†   (source)
  • He advocated voting in proportion to population, which was not surprising for someone from Massachusetts, one of the most populated and wealthy states.†   (source)
  • Just last week, the lot of them were celebrating—with cigars and sparkling cider—the murder of a journalist in Miami who advocated reestablishing ties with Cuba.†   (source)
  • The Old Blood favored the sword, while the merchants and moneylenders advocated trade.†   (source)
  • The vice president made the crucial mistake of being disloyal to President Kennedy, initially aligning himself with the hawkish generals who advocated a full-blown invasion.†   (source)
  • Society-and Dr. Robert Stadler-have achieved everything they advocated.†   (source)
  • The U.S. English organization suffered a public-relations disaster in 1988, when Dr. John Tanton, another founder, advocated forced sterilization as a means of population and immigration control.†   (source)
  • So then, is it or is it not true that you advocate creating a bond with the Horde by negotiating peace?†   (source)
  • Considered one of the most active and influential First Ladies in U.S. history, she advocated racial equality, women's rights, and world peace.†   (source)
  • Soldiers who had advocated an antislavery war from the beginning naturally welcomed the proclamation.†   (source)
  • Yet some of the same men who have watched and advocated for this system have objected to the new system using the arguments presented here.†   (source)
  • Which apparently was written by a group of terribly advanced monks who sort of advocated this really incredible method of praying.†   (source)
  • These were the same reasons Ralph advocated buying a car.†   (source)
  • The League itself isn't dangerous-but some of its extremists are openly advocating violence.†   (source)
  • Advocating a takeover by force, while their enemy was vulnerable.†   (source)
  • Eminent, eminent people, one and all, members of the Society for the Prevention of Fantasy, advocators of the banishment of Halloween and Guy Fawkes, killers of bats, burners of books, bearers of torches; good clean citizens, every one, who had waited until the rough men had come up and buried the Martians and cleansed the cities and built the towns and repaired the highways and made everything safe.†   (source)
  • The doctor advocated a smoking ban in the entire house.
  • On the contrary, it was he who had advocated it in the beginning, and the plan which Snowball had drawn on the floor of the incubator shed had actually been stolen from among Napoleon's papers.   (source)
  • He was abusing Big Brother, he was denouncing the dictatorship of the Party, he was demanding the immediate conclusion of peace with Eurasia, he was advocating freedom of speech, freedom of the Press, freedom of assembly, freedom of thought, he was crying hysterically that the revolution had been betrayed — and all this in rapid polysyllabic speech which was a sort of parody of the habitual style of the orators of the Party, and even contained Newspeak words: more Newspeak words,…   (source)
    advocating = recommending
  • do you mean to say you advocate these strikes?   (source)
    advocate = support
  • Buckburn of Baltimore advocates decapsulation and nephrotomy, but seems to me--   (source)
    advocates = recommends or publicly supports
  • ...the community dances which Mrs. Nat Hicks advocated.   (source)
    advocated = recommended or publicly supported
  • I advocate them: I am sworn to spread them.   (source)
    advocate = recommend
  • Consistency, my dear Mr. Brocklehurst; I advocate consistency in all things.   (source)
  • It is the cause of God I advocate: it is under His standard I enlist you.   (source)
    advocate = speak on behalf of and work for
  • Doctor, have the medical societies in Minnesota ever advocated legislation for help to nursing mothers?   (source)
    advocated = publicly supported
  • You're supposed to be a sensible, clean, responsible man; you always have been; but here lately, for God knows what reason, I hear from all sorts of sources that you're running around with a loose crowd, and what's a whole lot worse, you've actually been advocating and supporting some of the most dangerous elements in town, like this fellow Doane.   (source)
    advocating = recommending or publicly supporting
  • The civic improvements which I'd like the Thanatopsis to advocate are Strindberg plays, and classic dancers--exquisite legs beneath tulle--   (source)
    advocate = recommend or publicly support
  • I believe in manual training, but Latin and mathematics always will be the backbone of sound Americanism, no matter what these faddists advocate--heaven knows what they do want--knitting, I suppose, and classes in wiggling the ears!   (source)
  • Uncle Whittier and Aunt Bessie came in one evening when Carol was sleepily advocating a rose-garden cottage.   (source)
    advocating = recommending
  • "Monsieur," returned the inspector, "providence has changed this gigantic plan you advocate so warmly."   (source)
    advocate = support
  • Since I had ascertained that Rosamond really preferred him, and that her father was not likely to oppose the match, I — less exalted in my views than St. John — had been strongly disposed in my own heart to advocate their union.   (source)
    advocate = recommend
  • Plato was the first philosopher to advocate state-organized nursery schools and full-time education.†   (source)
  • I would be the first to advocate obeying just laws.†   (source)
  • You have the right to advocate for your client or clients.†   (source)
  • Many critics argued that such evidence would ultimately disempower poor victims, victims who were racial minorities, and family members who didn't have the resources to advocate for their deceased loved ones.†   (source)
  • But the bill was drafted in such a broad way that it outlawed all but the mildest protest against the state, deeming it a crime to advocate any doctrine that promoted "political, industrial, social or economic change within the Union by the promotion of disturbance or disorder."†   (source)
  • I am the lawyer for Mr. Hubbard's estate, and in that capacity it's my job to advocate in favor of this will and to follow its terms.†   (source)
  • I have the right to speak, to advocate for my client, and I will not be silenced by some arcane technicality in your rules of procedure.†   (source)
  • It was he who first advocated the principle of division of powers…†   (source)
  • If you advocated slavery today, you would at best be thought foolish.†   (source)
  • You've advocated it long enough-you got what you wanted.†   (source)
  • Any white man who advocated justice in those days could be ruined by his white neighbors.†   (source)
  • This is like accusing a doctor of advocating the very cancer he is trying to prevent from spreading.†   (source)
  • Often I was accused, as were even Dr. King and Dick Gregory, of advocating violence.†   (source)
  • Translator's Note: This refers to the August 1967 editorial in Red Flag magazine (an important source of propaganda during the Cultural Revolution), which advocated for "pulling out the handful [of counter-revolutionaries] within the army."†   (source)
  • We have witnessed numerous examples of so-called 'alternative movements' advocating holism and a new lifestyle.†   (source)
  • When he was out of sight, Sophie unfolded the piece of paper and read it: Dear Hilde, It's too bad that Alberto didn't also tell Sophie that Kant advocated the establishment of a "league of nations."†   (source)
  • ""I'd be delighted, Dr. Sahib," Parvi said, smiling, freed finally to organize the project he'd been advocating for years.†   (source)
  • Further, unlike all the others advising Adams, he had met with the French and strongly advocated caution and moderation.†   (source)
  • But thirty million dollars of subsidy money from Washington had been plowed into Project Soybean-an enormous acreage in Louisiana, where a harvest of soybeans was ripening, as advocated and organized by Emma Chalmers, for the purpose of reconditioning the dietary habits of the nation.†   (source)
  • But it was Adams who took the lead in advocating titles, voicing his views in direct opposition to a strong-willed senator from Pennsylvania, William Maclay.†   (source)
  • We eventually wrote separate letters to our respective organizations in the general section advocating the idea of unity.†   (source)
  • The other force is one of bitterness and hatred, and it comes perilously close to advocating violence.†   (source)
  • Jefferson, who had for so long advocated less, not more, power in the executive, chose to take a larger view now, given the opportunity he had to double the size of the nation at a stroke.†   (source)
  • I advocated that we should remain seated, as it was demeaning to have to recognize the enemy when he did not recognize us as political prisoners.†   (source)
  • The man in Roomette 2, Car No. 9, was a professor of economics who advocated the abolition of private property, explaining that intelligence plays no part in industrial production, that man's mind is conditioned by material tools, that anybody can run a factory or a railroad and it's only a matter of seizing the machinery.†   (source)
  • While the Black Consciousness Movement advocated a nonracial society, they excluded whites from playing a role in achieving that society.†   (source)
  • When on March 25 word arrived that the British had abandoned Boston, setting off jubilant celebration in Philadelphia, he lost no time in advocating the immediate fortification of Boston Harbor.†   (source)
  • I told the reporters that there was no contradiction between my continuing support for the armed struggle and my advocating negotiations.†   (source)
  • We advocated the redivision of land on an equitable basis; the abolition of color bars prohibiting Africans from doing skilled work; and the need for free and compulsory education.†   (source)
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  • Privacy advocates want the law changed.
    advocates = outspoken supporters
  • Besides being an advocate, I'm also an attorney.   (source)
    advocate = a person who publicly supports and works to advance a cause
  • Having an advocate on the inside—someone who had gotten to know me and understood my story on a personal level—had obviously helped.   (source)
    advocate = supporter
  • Alan Grant was one of the principal advocates of the theory that dinosaurs were warm-blooded.   (source)
    advocates = public supporters
  • May I introduce: Mama Frank, the children's advocate!   (source)
    advocate = supporter (spokesperson)
  • He is the migrants' strongest advocate in Nuevo Laredo.   (source)
    advocate = public supporter
  • They even didn't seem to mind when I brought along advocates—my friend and colleague Jessica Hodgins came to appointments to offer both support and her brilliant research skills in navigating medical information.   (source)
    advocates = supporters
  • Nathaniel, it seems, already has an advocate and trusted acquaintance, namely me.   (source)
    advocate = public supporter
  • Best of all, it had the first 17-inch screen in the laptop world with NVIDIA graphics and a resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels, which shook the PC advocates and outranked everything else on the market.   (source)
    advocates = public supporters
  • Perrin was an unlikely advocate for a multiethnic congregation.   (source)
    advocate = spokesperson (public supporter)
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  • Indeed, advocates of a more aggressive approach to immigration argued that Mexican immigrants were a double threat.   (source)
    advocates = people who publicly support
  • The advocates of nuclear disarmament seem to believe that, if they could achieve their aim, war would become tolerable and decent.   (source)
  • The last of the advocates of reason?   (source)
    advocates = public supporters
  • I moved to Washington to work as an advocate.   (source)
    advocate = spokesperson (supporter of a cause)
  • He was wet through with sweat and he knew the bomb advocate was perfectly capable of tossing a grenade at any moment.   (source)
    advocate = a person who publicly supports
  • Matthew nodded over a FARMERS' ADVOCATE on the sofa and...   (source)
    advocate = supporter (spokesperson)
  • But the advocate of freedom in marriage was as much disappointed as a drooping bride at the alacrity with which he took that freedom and escaped to the world of men's affairs.   (source)
    advocate = public supporter
  • Lord Albemarle, an elderly paralytic gentleman, was now the only advocate of Phileas Fogg left.   (source)
    advocate = supporter
  • The advocates of the tinder-box-and-pedlar view considered the other side a muddle-headed and credulous set, who, because they themselves were wall-eyed, supposed everybody else to have the same blank outlook;   (source)
    advocates = public supporters
  • Still, marquise, it has been so with other usurpers—Cromwell, for instance, who was not half so bad as Napoleon, had his partisans and advocates.   (source)
  • He who sells my sister, for purposes of prostitution, stands forth as the pious advocate of purity.   (source)
    advocate = public supporter
  • Your aunt Norris has always been an advocate, and very judiciously, for young people's being brought up without unnecessary indulgences; but there should be moderation in everything.   (source)
    advocate = supporter (person who speaks in favor of something)
  • You've always been an advocate for women?'†   (source)
  • In the early 1980s, an advocate for the homeless named Mitch Snyder took to saying that there were about 3 million homeless Americans.†   (source)
  • He had never been an advocate of walking, and coming up the trail horseback had given him even less affection for it.†   (source)
  • As an advocate for comprehensive sex education and support for women, [I want to say] your experiment definitely opened the eyes for many concerning this issue.†   (source)
  • "Speaking of Paralon, you seemed more like an advocate of his than a hostage," said Charles.†   (source)
  • Why should I be an advocate for this slipshod, last-minute, handwritten piece of crap that gives everything to an undeserving black housekeeper who probably had too much influence over the old boy.†   (source)
  • If your defense will consist of random legal terms presented in nonsensical fashion, the court will appoint an advocate for the Shropes.†   (source)
  • This is how an advocate for the Southern interests might discuss this subject.†   (source)
  • George Norris, an advocate of a change in the Senate rules to correct the abuses of filibustering, but feeling strongly that the issue of war itself was at stake, adopted this very tactic "in spite of my repugnance to the method."†   (source)
  • Miep drank ten schnapps and smoked three cigarettes —could this be our temperance advocate?   (source)
    advocate = supporter (spokesperson)
  • The cheapest coyote, immigrant advocates say, charges $3,000 per child.   (source)
    advocates = public supporters
  • As an advocate of life as it was in a simple southern town, Swaney fit the part.   (source)
    advocate = public supporter
  • Some refugee advocates in the crowd began to attack the residents as callous, and even as racist.   (source)
    advocates = public supporters
  • She specialised in family law, and without Blomkvist having taken stock of its happening, his little sister began to appear in newspapers as representing battered or threatened women, and on panel discussions on TV as a feminist and women's rights advocate.   (source)
    advocate = spokesperson (public supporter)
  • Blocks away, where newly built mixed-income homes sat next to picturesque buildings like the gothic Church of the Advocate, built in 1887, was the direction the neighborhood wanted to go.   (source)
    advocate = supporter
  • I conducted hundreds of interviews in the United States, Honduras, Mexico, and Guatemala with immigrants, immigrant rights advocates, shelter workers, academics, medical workers, government officials, police officers, and priests and nuns who minister to migrants.   (source)
    advocates = public supporters
  • That goddammed minister in the Christian party was an ardent advocate of the AIA, which was going to set up a paper mill in Krakow and provide new equipment for a metals industry in Riga, a cement factory in Tallinn, and so on.   (source)
    advocate = public supporter
  • When the looters' state collapses, deprived of the best of its slaves, when it falls to a level of impotent chaos, like the mystic-ridden nations of the Orient, and dissolves into starving robber gangs fighting to rob one another-when the advocates of the morality of sacrifice perish with their final ideal-then and on that day we will return.   (source)
    advocates = public supporters
  • She was no advocate for the refugees.   (source)
    advocate = public supporter
  • Eventually, the patience of the resettlement officials and refugee advocates at the meeting wore down.   (source)
    advocates = public supporters
  • He appointed close friends and family to government positions, began to jail political dissidents and human rights advocates, and prevented the United Nations from investigating the slaughter of thousands of refugees in eastern Rwanda, for which his own men were responsible.   (source)
  • Art Hansen, a professor of migration studies at nearby Clark Atlanta University and a volunteer on the community center board in those days, said that he and other advocates for the refugees had begun to think of the community center as a kind of "refugee town hall."   (source)
  • I am not an advocate of big government, but only government can properly regulate pollution.
    advocate = a person who argues for
  • Every reform needs examples more than advocates.
    advocates = verbal supporters
  • Vida was an advocate of culture-buying and efficiency-systems.   (source)
    advocate = a person who publicly supports
  • How could you imagine me an advocate for marriage without love?   (source)
    advocate = supporter (in favor of something)
  • Thus to the young Sappho spake the melon-venders; thus the captains to Zenobia; and in the damp cave over gnawed bones the hairy suitor thus protested to the woman advocate of matriarchy.   (source)
    advocate = a person who publicly supports
  • He who is the religious advocate of marriage robs whole millions of its sacred influence, and leaves them to the ravages of wholesale pollution.   (source)
    advocate = public supporter
  • This article made a great deal of noise, and, being copied into all the papers, seriously depressed the advocates of the rash tourist.   (source)
    advocates = supporters
  • I am an advocate for early marriages, where there are means in proportion, and would have every young man, with a sufficient income, settle as soon after four-and-twenty as he can.   (source)
    advocate = supporter (person who speaks in favor of something)
  • William, the eldest, a year older than herself, her constant companion and friend; her advocate with her mother (of whom he was the darling) in every distress.   (source)
    advocate = supporter (spokesperson)
  • She became an advocate for abused women, wrote a book on the subject, and became a respected name.†   (source)
  • You are an advocate of Pan-Germanism, then, are you?†   (source)
  • You're an advocate of patriarchal despotism.†   (source)
  • He was also inclined to temper tantrums and had frequently clashed with Herr Wenzel about politics or other matters, for he was incensed by the nationalist aspirations of the Bohemian, who likewise declared himself an advocate of temperance and would sometimes cast moral aspersions on the brewer's profession, whereupon the latter would turn red-faced and defend the incontestable benefits to health found in the beverage with which his interests were so intimately entwined.†   (source)
  • He was a most Christian gentleman, a member of a Reformed parish, with strict traditional opinions, so stubborn an advocate of restricting qualifications for those who govern to the aristocracy that it was as if he were living in the fourteenth century, when, against the dogged resistance of the old free patricians, tradesmen had first begun to win seats and voices in the town council—in sum, a man who opposed anything new.†   (source)
  • They want to put a monument to your Pushkin for writing about women's feet, while I wrote with a moral purpose, and you,' said he, 'are an advocate of serfdom.†   (source)
  • Now, in this case, I, who am the right owner, lie under two great disadvantages: first, my lawyer, being practised almost from his cradle in defending falsehood, is quite out of his element when he would be an advocate for justice, which is an unnatural office he always attempts with great awkwardness, if not with ill-will.   (source)
    advocate = person who publicly speaks on behalf of
  • An advocate for an impostor?   (source)
  • If she dares trust me with her little babe,
    I'll show't the king, and undertake to be
    Her advocate to th' loud'st. ...   (source)
    advocate = supporter (spokesperson)
  • In citing these cases, in which the legislative, executive, and judiciary departments have not been kept totally separate and distinct, I wish not to be regarded as an advocate for the particular organizations of the several State governments.†   (source)
  • Oh, Sophia, your father hath sent me to you, to be an advocate for my odious rival, to solicit you in his favour.†   (source)
  • …have interposed in his behalf; but whether it was that she had already exhausted all her compassion in the above-mentioned instance, or that the features of this fellow, though not very different from those of the ensign, could not raise it, I will not determine; but, far from being an advocate for the present prisoner, she urged his guilt to his officer, declaring, with uplifted eyes and hands, that she would not have had any concern in the escape of a murderer for all the world.†   (source)
  • Such is the reasoning which an advocate for the Southern interests might employ on this subject; and although it may appear to be a little strained in some points, yet, on the whole, I must confess that it fully reconciles me to the scale of representation which the convention have established.†   (source)
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  • The company needs a good advocate to represent them in trial in Scotland.
    advocate = lawyer
  • A chuckle passed among the prosecutors, advocates, and court reporters.   (source)
    advocates = lawyers
  • The JAG—Judge Advocate General, kind of like a military version of a prosecuting attorney—came out and investigated.   (source)
    advocate = an officer of a military court
  • Thus we have an extra element of fear and danger when we go into combat against the Taliban or al Qaeda-the fear of our own, the fear of what our own navy judge advocate general might rule against us, the fear of the American media and their unfortunate effect on American politicians.   (source)
    advocate = a lawyer or officer of a military court
  • Soon after the original arraignment of Smith and Hickock, their advocates appeared before Judge Tate to argue a motion urging comprehensive psychiatric examinations for the accused.   (source)
    advocates = lawyers
  • CHAPTER 24 -- The Advocate.   (source)
    advocate = lawyer in colonial America
  • 'I have not the inclination to parley,' said Mr. Brownlow, 'and, as I advocate the dearest interests of others, I have not the right.'   (source)
    advocate = act as an English lawyer for
  • The trial began, and after the advocate against her had stated the charge, several witnesses were called.   (source)
    advocate = lawyer
  • Captain William Tudor, the judge advocate, described the whole army as impatient for action.†   (source)
  • And I am a judge advocate in the Ministry of Legal Procedures, Comrade Monseigneur, and a much younger product of that revolution.†   (source)
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  • Billy read the opinion of a staff judge advocate who reviewed Slovik's case, which ended like this: He has directly challenged the authority of the government, and future discipline depends upon a resolute reply to this challenge.†   (source)
  • But after embattling his facts, an advocate who should wholly suppress a not unreasonable surmise, which might tell eloquently upon his cause—such an advocate, would he not be blameworthy?   (source)
    advocate = lawyer in colonial America
  • "Every brutal gratification can be so easily indulged in this place," wrote William Tudor of Boston, Washington's judge advocate, to his fiancee, "that the army will be debauched here in a month more than in twelve at Cambridge."†   (source)
  • On December 24, the day before Christmas, Washington's judge advocate, Colonel William Tudor, who had been with him from the beginning, wrote again, as he often had during the campaign, to tell his fiancee in Boston of his continuing love for her, and to explain why his hopes of returning soon to Boston had vanished.†   (source)
  • My soul should sue as advocate for thee.   (source)
    advocate = lawyer
  • 'tis Signior Voltore, the advocate; I know him by his knock.   (source)
  • Your advocate will turn stark dull upon it.   (source)
  • Only the advocate's fee must be deducted.   (source)
  • I am mad, a mule That never read Justinian, should get up, And ride an advocate.   (source)
  • The advocate's a knave, And has a forked tongue—   (source)
  • Please your fatherhoods,
    Here is his advocate: himself's so weak,
    So feeble—   (source)
  • What does the advocate here, Or this Corbaccio?   (source)
  • the great and learned advocate   (source)
  • Whether advocates and orators had liberty to plead in causes manifestly known to be unjust, vexatious, or oppressive?   (source)
    advocates = lawyers
  • I assured his honour, "that the law was a science in which I had not much conversed, further than by employing advocates, in vain, upon some injustices that had been done me: however, I would give him all the satisfaction I was able."   (source)
  • Mosca, I was almost lost, the advocate
    Had betrayed all; but now it is recovered;
    All's on the hinge again—   (source)
    advocate = lawyer
  • Good advocate,
    Prithee not rail, nor threaten out of place thus;
    Thou'lt make a solecism, as madam says.   (source)
  • True; I do doubt this advocate still.   (source)
  • My advocate is dumb; look to my merchant,
    He has heard of some strange storm, a ship is lost,
    He faints; my lady will swoon.   (source)
  • Bid him, he straight come to me to the court;
    Thither will I, and, if't be possible,
    Unscrew my advocate, upon new hopes:
    When I provoked him, then I lost myself.   (source)
  • But knows the advocate the truth?   (source)
  • Now, so truth help me, I must needs say this, sir,
    And out of conscience for your advocate:
    He has taken pains, in faith, sir, and deserv'd,
    In my poor judgment, I speak it under favour,
    Not to contrary you, sir, very richly—   (source)
  • Did not your advocate rare?   (source)
  • Demand The advocate.   (source)
  • All but the advocate.   (source)
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  • We need someone on this committee to play the role of the devil's advocate.
  • I was the Devil's Advocate.   (source)
    devil's advocate = someone who takes an unpopular position to encourage debate or test ideas
  • Minho played devil's advocate on every single issue and for some reason gave Brenda dirty looks the entire time.   (source)
  • Jordan crossed his arms, playing devil's advocate.   (source)
  • You'll have to forgive me for playing devil's advocate.   (source)
  • "Why do you keep playing devil's advocate about this?" he demanded.   (source)
  • She could count on him to play devil's advocate if she needed it, to point out flaws.   (source)
    devil's advocate = take an opposing position to encourage debate or test ideas
  • So, playing the devil's advocate, I told her who I had seen that morning and I said, you should see him.   (source)
    devil's advocate = someone who takes an unpopular position to encourage debate or test ideas
  • For the past two hours I have played the devil's advocate; there is no point in continuing.   (source)
  • "Although," says Simon, "to turn Devil's advocate — just because a man is known to lie, it does not follow that he always does so."†   (source)
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  • "I was the Devil's Advocate," Mortati repeated.   (source)
    devil's advocate = generally someone who takes an unpopular position to encourage debate; but in this book referring specifically to an historic job title in the Roman Catholic Church given to someone whose job was to point to weaknesses in a candidate
  • The Devil's Advocate was never supposed to reveal his identity.   (source)
  • And you play devil's advocate, I imagine.   (source)
    devil's advocate = someone who takes an unpopular position to encourage debate or test ideas
  • The Devil's Advocate was appointed in advance by the reigning Pope in preparation for his own death.   (source)
    devil's advocate = generally someone who takes an unpopular position to encourage debate; but in this book referring specifically to an historic job title in the Roman Catholic Church given to someone whose job was to point to weaknesses in a candidate
  • "Let me play devil's advocate," Maggie said.   (source)
    devil's advocate = someone who takes an unpopular position to encourage debate or test ideas
  • The infamous "Devil's Advocate" was the authority when it came to scandalous information inside the Vatican.   (source)
    devil's advocate = generally someone who takes an unpopular position to encourage debate; but in this book referring specifically to an historic job title in the Roman Catholic Church given to someone whose job was to point to weaknesses in a candidate
  • Skeletons in a Pope's closet were dangerous, and prior to elections, secret inquiries into a candidate's background were carried out by a lone cardinal who served as the "Devil's Advocate"-that individual responsible for unearthing reasons why the eligible cardinals should not become Pope.   (source)
  • Jordan had been playing devil's advocate, to see if Peter would take the bait, and sure enough the boy's face transformed.   (source)
    devil's advocate = someone who takes an unpopular position to encourage debate
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  • He advocates understanding the world through observation and experiment.†   (source)
  • Rachael, our county-assigned "victim advocate," and two of the lead investigators accompanied us.†   (source)
  • Moments later we were inundated with a flood of calls from media, clients, families, and children's rights advocates.†   (source)
  • I know we probably weren't the most enthusiastic advocates of your idea, but we've been talking a lot, and we both agree …."†   (source)
  • I'm done with my job as consumer advocate/health adviser.†   (source)
  • The house was also full to the brim with FBI and victim advocates.†   (source)
  • "I'm here as this child's advocate.†   (source)
  • He'd have an advocate—he'd have me.†   (source)
  • States'-rights advocates from surrounding Southern towns were up in arms.†   (source)
  • They advocate immediate and total extinction.†   (source)
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  • Without prodding, Post said quietly, "I don't think I shall advocate that dome; probably I shall modify the building."†   (source)
  • "As you know," he said, "transparency is something we advocate here at the Circle.†   (source)
  • Basically, it just certifies that Y.T. is not a terrorist, Communist (whatever that is), homosexual, national-symbol desecrator, pornography merchant, welfare parasite, racially insensitive, carrier of any infectious disease, or advocate of any ideology tending to impugn traditional family values.†   (source)
  • Advocates of franchising have long billed it as the safest way of going into business for yourself.†   (source)
  • But here they were, watching telenovelas onbeat-up TV sets, those who had them, their children running around in rags and bare feet, and still they ordered the Post-Advocate for the free gifts.†   (source)
  • Mr. Mautz, do you know why our constitution advocates a division between church and state?†   (source)
  • Mellowed by death, the strapping actor will advocate a hopeful policy of peace and love.†   (source)
  • After a momentary thwarted frown, the Governor's wife smiles too, and says she would like him to meet Mrs. Quennell, the celebrated Spiritualist and advocate of an enlarged sphere for women, and the leading light of our Tuesday discussion circle, as well as of the spiritual Thursdays; such an accomplished person, and so widely travelled, in Boston and elsewhere.†   (source)
  • But I've been more than an advocate in the cases of Adams and Nathaniel.†   (source)
  • Ellen Abbott Live was a cable show specializing in missing, murdered women, starring the permanently furious Ellen Abbott, a former prosecutor and victims' rights advocate.†   (source)
  • Materialism also had many advocates in the seventeenth century.†   (source)
  • He sought out Serena and said, "You're a great advocate for your patient.†   (source)
  • "Usually I don't advocate giving him anything," I say.†   (source)
  • The principal advocate of those who argued that the tiger was not native to Africa was Andrew Masondo, an ANC leader from the Cape who had also been a lecturer at Fort Hare.†   (source)
  • Many subway advocates, at the time, told Gunn not to worry about graffiti, to locus on the larger questions of crime and subway reliability, and it seemed like reasonable advice.†   (source)
  • Were she a more civil person perhaps I'd have been less of an advocate.†   (source)
  • Advocates working for the cures of various tragic diseases regularly do the same.†   (source)
  • In retrospect, advocates of maternal health made a few strategic errors.†   (source)
  • After half a mile, Advocator hooked up with Seabiscuit as Limpio dropped away, exhausted.†   (source)
  • He was now in charge of the educational area within the ministry and a strong advocate for talent.†   (source)
  • And from his perch in Menlo Park, McCown would become one of Mortenson's most powerful advocates.†   (source)
  • Zayd's dad doesn't much like the pheasant hunting-and Bernadine, a strident gun control advocate, thoroughly hates it-but Zayd keeps it up anyway, pressing his father to go.†   (source)
  • According to the Times, Shiva was the world's expert and the leading advocate for women with vaginal fistula.†   (source)
  • She was suddenly his ardent advocate.†   (source)
  • There were reporters there from four networks the judge had preapproved, there were victims rights advocates, there were death penalty supporters and death penalty opponents.†   (source)
  • They monitor the soldiers' behavior for perceived human rights abuses and advocate for Palestinians denied passage.†   (source)
  • Advocates of this sort of theory often make the additional claim that Nilt is, in reality, the birthplace of humans.†   (source)
  • The lobby was the meeting place for various groups still caught up in the illusions that had just been boomeranged out of my head: college boys working to return to school down South; older advocates of racial progress with Utopian schemes for building black business empires; preachers ordained by no authority except their own, without church or congregation, without bread or wine, body or blood; the community "leaders" without followers; old men of sixty or more still caught up in…†   (source)
  • Randolph Gates, scholar, attorney for the privileged, advocate of the bigger the better, the biggest the best.†   (source)
  • Over the years, Edklinth had been an impassioned advocate of the establishment of a constitutional court.†   (source)
  • For though he was the greatest advocate of the navy of any American statesman of his generation, Adams deplored the idea of a standing army.†   (source)
  • Get your hand off of me, Mister Child Abuse Prevention Advocate.†   (source)
  • Why does the bread-thief die and the murdering thane escape by a sleight by the costliest of advocates?†   (source)
  • They were obviously biased in my favor and were two of my biggest advocates.†   (source)
  • The attorney general is a major advocate for the civil rights movement, but his relationship with Dr. King is strained.†   (source)
  • I read an article recently which referred to him as the last of the great advocates of reason.†   (source)
  • Advocates of a freer policy say it isn't working, because there is still covert harassment, and discharges for outed homosexuality continue.†   (source)
  • John Forsyth was also an owner of slaves and a staunch advocate of slavery and state's rights.†   (source)
  • Mr. Rasmussen's advocate an imposing man in a gray suit—stood before the jury and pointedly glanced at his pocket watch.†   (source)
  • In fact, they more frequently help the monarch than guard and advocate for popular rights.†   (source)
  • In no sense do I advocate evading or defying the law, as would the rabid segregationist.†   (source)
  • For example, many civil rights advocates, white and black, traveled and lectured extensively.†   (source)
  • The white . people, without exception, were back-to-Africa advocates, believers in the small-brain theory, and as suspicious a bunch as I had ever met.†   (source)
  • In those years prior to the establishment of the T.V.A., the Senator from Nebraska was the nation's most outspoken advocate of public power; and he believed that the "monopolistic power trust" had dictated the nomination of Hoover and the Republican platform.†   (source)
  • ROPER My family may not be at the palace, sir, but in the City MORE The Ropers were advocates when the Mores were selling pewter; there's nothing wrong with your family.†   (source)
  • The door-bell chimed again, and a Solar Equity Advocate 2 entered with his girl.†   (source)
  • A wide assortment of children's rights advocates, lawyers, and mental health experts were watching closely when we asked the Court to declare life-without-parole sentences imposed on children unconstitutional.†   (source)
  • He was a strong advocate of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) programs, embracing a food safety philosophy that the National Academy of Sciences had promoted for years.†   (source)
  • Advocates for the homeless were especially angry about GFI America's attempt to misuse the largest homeless shelter in Minneapolis.†   (source)
  • I sincerely congratulate you on the success of our little navy, which must be more gratifying to you than to most men, as having been the early and constant advocate of wooden walls.†   (source)
  • Advocates of "co-sleeping," meanwhile, warn that sleeping alone is harmful to a baby's psyche and that he should be brought into the "family bed."†   (source)
  • When you declare that men are irrational animals and propose to treat them as such, you define thereby your own character and can no longer claim the sanction of reason-as no advocate of contradictions can claim it.†   (source)
  • Former ambassador Stephen Lewis of Canada, one of the most eloquent advocates for the world's women, has suggested that UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon should make mass rape a priority and pledge to resign if member countries don't support him.†   (source)
  • Advocates of high-stakes testing argue that it raises the standards of learning and gives students more incentive to study.†   (source)
  • Women's rights advocates, for instance, have hyped the incidence of sexual assault, claiming that one in three American women will in her lifetime be a victim of rape or attempted rape.†   (source)
  • One elderly scholar who had been a thundering advocate of civil rights now speaks of "those black punks."†   (source)
  • Although inexpert at politics, constantly the advocate of unpopular issues within his state and gradually out of touch with most of her younger politicians, Benton nevertheless did not even need to ask to be re-elected during that charmed period.†   (source)
  • I think the general public has never understood the "special" kind of life that civil rights advocates had to lead in those years.†   (source)
  • Many white civil rights advocates did not keep in close touch with the reality being lived by black Americans.†   (source)
  • When we would get together—with Dick Gregory, Martin Luther King, Sarah Patton Boyle, P. D. East, or any of the hundreds of more or less public advocates of civil rights—we compared notes and discussed this.†   (source)
  • The mental health advocates, the people who can help get you signed up on SS I to pay the rent here.†   (source)
  • I won recognition in the Copley Newspaper magazine (Copley owned the Post-Advocate then).†   (source)
  • Some became trustees, mentors, and advocates against violence among inmates.†   (source)
  • McNeal never advocates turning children into screaming, breath-holding monsters.†   (source)
  • Yet legislators are both advocates and parties to the causes they determine.†   (source)
  • Can I expect a blistering commentary in the Catholic Advocate with your byline on it?†   (source)
  • * Advocates also undermine the trustworthiness of their cause by cherry-picking evidence.†   (source)
  • Merton Gains was as much of an advocate as he could expect.†   (source)
  • B., a bachelor of laws degree allowing one to practice as an advocate.†   (source)
  • Bram became concerned after reading it and had a respected advocate named Hal Hanson read it.†   (source)
  • Once the decision was taken, however, I would support it as wholeheartedly as any of its advocates.†   (source)
  • Gun advocates believe that gun laws are too strict; opponents believe exactly the opposite.†   (source)
  • I abhor violence, and I denounce people who advocate it.†   (source)
  • Though some sites were resistant at first, and free-internet advocates shouted about the right to be anonymous online, the TruYou wave was tidal and crushed all meaningful opposition.†   (source)
  • Maybe I wouldn't have been quite so alarmed if I'd understood a little better what wasn't clear to me at the time: that I was a minor, and that my parent or guardian had to be present at an official interview—which was why anyone even vaguely construed as my advocate had been called in.†   (source)
  • He was not a philosophical materialist like the atomists of antiquity nor did he advocate the mechanical materialism of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.†   (source)
  • I learned from the military control commission at the court that although Cheng Lihua advocates sentencing you severely, the most that you'll get is ten years.†   (source)
  • When they knocked on the door, the room was already filled with people, from FBI, to police, to victim advocates.†   (source)
  • Anna's new guardian was the Reverend Dr. W. C. Black, of Jackson, Mississippi, editor of the Methodist Christian Advocate.†   (source)
  • Perhaps it would be best if you would remain in that country, to avoid the inevitable; but it is only a weak Mother's heart that urges it, as I cannot in all conscience advocate cowardice, when so many other Mothers will surely be prepared to face whatever Fate may have in store.†   (source)
  • And I want everyone out there to know that under normal circumstances, I would never, never advocate for that.†   (source)
  • While I spend the morning talking on the phone with our county advocate, or petitioning the court to keep the autopsies sealed, other mothers are planning their family vacations.†   (source)
  • "With all due respect," he says through tightly constricted vocal chords, "I don't think a man who advocates for women on the pulpit, or equal rights for homosexuals, or sexual information to children too young to handle it, should be in this office telling me what's best for one of my students…… " "That's what I wanted to hear," Mr. Ellerby says, smiling.†   (source)
  • He tells me the challenge for doctors, mental health workers and advocates is to treat the person and not the disease.†   (source)
  • A knock on the door brought more people to meet, these two being the victim advocates assigned to me and my daughters.†   (source)
  • I found an old beat-up ten-speed and delivered around our neighborhood, tossing a local daily called The Post-Advocate.†   (source)
  • Victims' advocates were added to parole boards, and in most states they were given a formal role in state and local prosecutors' offices.†   (source)
  • As food safety advocates and reporters began to question the size of the recall, it started to expand, reaching 40,000 pounds on August 13, 1.†   (source)
  • Mental health advocates and lawyers succeeded in winning a series of Supreme Court cases that forced states to transfer institutional residents to community programs.†   (source)
  • Pete Meersman, the president of the Colorado Restaurant Association, advocates creating a federal guest worker program to import low-wage foodservice workers from overseas.†   (source)
  • He blames weak parents for the excesses of the sixties youth counterculture, advocates spanking disobedient children with a "neutral object," and says that parents must convey to preschoolers two fundamental messages: "( 1) I love you, little one, more than you can possibly understand ….†   (source)
  • Despite all their success as businessmen and entrepreneurs, as cultural figures and advocates for a particular brand of Americanism, perhaps the most significant achievement of these two men lay elsewhere.†   (source)
  • Farmers, leftists, anarchists, nationalists, environmentalists, consumer advocates, educators, health officials, labor unions, and defenders of animal rights have found common ground in a campaign against the perceived Americanization of the world.†   (source)
  • A lifelong advocate for birth control and women's rights, she founded the American Birth Control League in 1921, which later became the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.†   (source)
  • No one took him up on the challenge and he pressed while he had them listening, focusing in on Ricki, who seemed to be the closest thing to an advocate in the room.†   (source)
  • The head of Coke's consumer marketing research department in those years was a man named Roy Stout, and Stout became one of the leading advocates in the company for taking the results of the Pepsi Challenge seriously.†   (source)
  • But the opposite notion often put forth by antismoking advocates — that nicotine is a deadly taskmaster that enslaves all who come in contact with it — is equally ridiculous.†   (source)
  • Perhaps worse, it is under attack by some teachers and grammarians who advocate permissiveness far beyond the normal processes by which the language evolves.†   (source)
  • In fact, the only justices on the court who were strong anti-slavery advocates were Smith Thompson of New York, who had presided over the original circuit court trial and the district court appeal, and Joseph Story of Massachusetts.†   (source)
  • Anyone who travels to the CAI's fifty-three schools with Mortenson is put to work, and in the process, becomes an advocate.†   (source)
  • If today I lived in a Communist country where certain principles dear to the Christian faith are suppressed, I would openly advocate disobeying that country's antireligious laws.†   (source)
  • Good Lord, no. I'm a firm advocate.†   (source)
  • Sending him off alongside sprinter Limpio, he stationed the other two stablemates, Advocator and Chanceview, at preassigned places around the track.†   (source)
  • In another half mile, Chanceview relieved Advocator, gunning alongside Seabiscuit for a final eighth of a mile.†   (source)
  • Further, as every one knew, Jefferson was its author and Adams had been its chief advocate on the floor of Congress.†   (source)
  • June At first, when the victim's assistance advocate asked me if I'd attend a restorative justice meeting with Shay Bourne, I started to laugh.†   (source)
  • Many liberals and feminists are taken aback by the big stick approach we advocate, arguing that it just drives sex establishments underground.†   (source)
  • He was the pillar of its support on the floor of Congress, its ablest advocate and defender against the multifarious assaults encountered.†   (source)
  • Not only does the Bible advocate stoning girls to death when they fail to bleed on their wedding sheets, but Solon, the great lawgiver of ancient Athens, prescribed that no Athenian could be sold into slavery save a woman who lost her virginity before marriage.†   (source)
  • One night, to my astonishment, I observed Colonel Minnaar, who was the head of prison, and a well-known Afrikaner advocate come to fetch him.†   (source)
  • Yet when Jonathan Sewall, who had become attorney general of the province, called on Adams at the request of governor Francis Bernard tooffer him the office of advocate general in the Court of Admiralty, a plum for an ambitious lawyer, Adams had no difficulty saying no. Politically he and Sewall were on opposing sides, Sewall having become an avowed Tory.†   (source)
  • In particular, advocates should be wary of repeating assertions that investing in maternal health is highly cost-effective.†   (source)
  • Like my classmates, I was an ardent supporter of Great Britain, and I was enormously excited to learn that the speaker at the university's graduation ceremony at the end of my first year would be England's great advocate in South Africa, the former prime minister Jan Smuts.†   (source)
  • So even in a death penalty advocate's best-case scenario, capital punishment could explain only one twenty-fifth of the drop in homicides in the 1990s.†   (source)
  • He had appealed to the clergy to recognize slavery as a sin, and urged all legislators, "ye advocates for American liberty," to work for the liberty of blacks as well.†   (source)
  • Of course an expert, whether a women's health advocate or a political advisor or an advertising executive, tends to have different incentives than the rest of us.†   (source)
  • A gun advocate might argue that the high-school girl needs to have a gun to disrupt what has become the natural order: it's the bad guys that have the guns.†   (source)
  • The actual figure is more like one in eight—but the advocates know it would take a callous person to publicly dispute their claims.†   (source)
  • The Internet has accomplished what even the most fervent consumer advocates usually cannot: it has vastly shrunk the gap between the experts and the public.†   (source)
  • Ever since his first speech in Congress—attacking the War of 1812—had riveted the attention of the House of Representatives as no freshman had ever held it before, he was the outstanding orator of his day-indeed, of all time—in Congress, before hushed throngs in Massachusetts and as an advocate before the Supreme Court.†   (source)
  • Our oath of office is administered by the Vice President, not by the Governors of our respective states; and we come to Washington, to paraphrase Edmund Burke, not as hostile ambassadors or special pleaders for our state or section, in opposition to advocates and agents of other areas, but as members of the deliberative assembly of one nation with one interest.†   (source)
  • A lifelong advocate of a union of the two great English-speaking (sic) nations, making together irresistibly for peace, truth, and righteousness in a benevolent but firm authority over the less responsible elements of civilization, he passed, the Catholic man, pleasantly dedicated to the brave adventuring of minds and the salvaging of mankind.†   (source)
  • …his hand the opportunity, and it was probably less of shrewdness and more of courage than even will which got him engaged to Miss Rosa within a period of three months and almost before she was aware of the fact—Miss Rosa, the chief disciple and advocate of that cult of demon-harrying of which he was the chief object (even though not victim), engaged to him before she had got accustomed to having him in the house; —yes, more of courage than even will yet something of shrewdness too: the…†   (source)
  • Always privately compassionate, in his public career and his legal practice he never made himself the advocate of unpopular reform movements.†   (source)
  • Standing at a tall desk, a big blue pencil in his hand, he wrote on a huge sheet of plain print stock, in letters an inch high, a brilliant, ruthless editorial denouncing all advocates of careers for women.†   (source)
  • His thesis that slavery might become national, although probably without factual foundation,'2 was a clever dialectical inversion of a challenge to the freedom of the common white man set forth by the most extreme Southern advocate of slavery.†   (source)
  • Nevertheless, it is always the advocate of freedom.†   (source)
  • They are often virtually disfranchised; and indeed there are advocates for their celibacy.†   (source)
  • He went on, "And where will the advocate of the crown be tried?"†   (source)
  • Enry: I have ever been a warm advocate of the spread of music among the masses; but I object to your obliging the company whenever Miss Whitefield's name is mentioned.†   (source)
  • Settembrini, meanwhile, had become the advocate of nature and its nobility of health, ignoring any previous notions of emancipation.†   (source)
  • I hope we are agreed in our conviction that Spirit, however absolute it may be, can never become the advocate of reactionary forces.†   (source)
  • Besides being advocates of bold action, this section also represented nationalism, which made them still more one-sided in the dispute.†   (source)
  • Mr. Spenlow conducted me through a paved courtyard formed of grave brick houses, which I inferred, from the Doctors' names upon the doors, to be the official abiding-places of the learned advocates of whom Steerforth had told me; and into a large dull room, not unlike a chapel to my thinking, on the left hand.†   (source)
  • I demand your authorities for such an uncharitable assertion (like other advocates of a system, David was not always accurate in his use of terms).†   (source)
  • On the woman question he was on the side of the extreme advocates of complete liberty for women, and especially their right to labor.†   (source)
  • And the proof is, that the major part of the Osborne family, who had not, in fifteen years, been able to get up a hearty regard for Amelia Sedley, became as fond of Miss Swartz in the course of a single evening as the most romantic advocate of friendship at first sight could desire.†   (source)
  • Dolgorukov, one of the warmest advocates of an attack, had just returned from the council, tired and exhausted but eager and proud of the victory that had been gained.†   (source)
  • "He spoke of what I want to speak about of myself, and it's easy for me to be his advocate; of whether there is not a possibility …. whether you could not…."†   (source)
  • …Saint-Germain-des-Pres; also the Pope's Nuncio, then Monsignor Macchi, Archbishop of Nisibi, later on Cardinal, remarkable for his long, pensive nose, and another Monsignor, entitled thus: Abbate Palmieri, domestic prelate, one of the seven participant prothonotaries of the Holy See, Canon of the illustrious Liberian basilica, Advocate of the saints, Postulatore dei Santi, which refers to matters of canonization, and signifies very nearly: Master of Requests of the section of Paradise.†   (source)
  • I never expected to find a temperance advocate in my own home, of all places!†   (source)
  • A day when clouds played advocates for pavements, stemming the glare on tenuous bucklers, growing stainless with what they staunched.†   (source)
  • Then, while the defeated advocate was being carried away by some leeches, Lancelot went to the royal box.†   (source)
  • …and garrulous folly, that shape without even a face yet because I had not even seen the photograph then, reflected in the secret and bemused gaze of a young girl: because I who had learned nothing of love, not even parents' love—that find dear constant violation of privacy, that stultification of the burgeoning and incorrigible I which is the meed and due of all mammalian meat, became not mistress, not beloved, but more than even love; I became all polymath love's androgynous advocate.†   (source)
  • If it failed, it would ruin the already diminished prestige of his administration; success or failure, it would be looked upon by peace advocates and the border states as wanton aggression.†   (source)
  • Either the opponents of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in the course of ultimate extinction; or its advocates will push it forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North as well as South.†   (source)
  • My sister, in the first place, married an advocate, not a noble….†   (source)
  • Babbitt looked up irritably from the comic strips in the Evening Advocate.†   (source)
  • This causes many difficulties for the junior advocates, of course.†   (source)
  • To Martin came the chief reporter of the Advocate-Times.†   (source)
  • Thus from being her critic he grew to be her advocate.†   (source)
  • But her mood of long-suffering made his way easy for him, and she herself was his best advocate.†   (source)
  • Chum Frink suggested as part-time press-agent one Kenneth Escott, reporter on the Advocate-Times.†   (source)
  • There was nothing in the Press, but in the Advocate-Times, on the third page—He gasped.†   (source)
  • Then he compromised on watching the Advocate-Times bulletin-board.†   (source)
  • Naphta made a wry face and said, "The gentlemen have an eloquent advocate.†   (source)
  • Amongst them the royal power had neither advocates nor opponents.†   (source)
  • 'In the first place, we advocate nothing; that's not our way.'†   (source)
  • "Nego, I deny it," replied the advocate.†   (source)
  • Many a time has she said so; and yet I am no advocate for entire seclusion.†   (source)
  • Apparently the English advocate is in a swoon?†   (source)
  • The advocate had seemed to admit that the prisoner was Jean Valjean.†   (source)
  • But Master Philippe Lheulier, advocate extraordinary to the king, interposed once more.†   (source)
  • I am a great advocate for timidity—and I am sure one does not often meet with it.†   (source)
  • Adams is going to be called to the bar almost directly, and is to be an advocate, and to wear a wig.†   (source)
  • "Well!" said the king's advocate roughly, "he is dying.†   (source)
  • 'But advocates and proctors are not one and the same?' said I, a little puzzled.†   (source)
  • Master Philippe Lheulier, advocate extraordinary of the king.†   (source)
  • "Advocate, be brief," said the president.†   (source)
  • "An abrogated text," said the advocate extraordinary of the king.†   (source)
  • If I cannot persuade you to take a lenient view of the matter, Lord St. Simon, I have brought an advocate here who may be more successful.†   (source)
  • Form yourself upon the laird, he is a good model; when you deal with the Advocate, be discreet; and in all these matters, may the Lord guide you, Mr. David!†   (source)
  • You think I am a champion of other classes of people—that I am THEIR advocate, a democrat, and an orator of Equality?†   (source)
  • It will look better that you should be presented by one of your own name; and the laird of Pilrig is much looked up to in the Faculty and stands well with Lord Advocate Grant.†   (source)
  • There's no denying that some surprisingly favourable results have been attained for the accused in this way, for a limited time, and these petty advocates then strut to and fro on the basis of them and attract new clients, but for the further course of the proceedings it signifies either nothing or nothing good.†   (source)
  • She spoke familiarly of what were known as the Leaders of Zenith Society, the personages who appeared daily in the society columns of the Advocate-Times, the Cowxes and Van Antrims and Dodsworths.†   (source)
  • She could hardly see, her eyes having filled with two blurring tears drawn forth by a grief which, to this her best friend and dear advocate, she could never explain.†   (source)
  • Then for his kinsman, there is no better way than that you should seek the Advocate, tell him your tale, and offer testimony; whether he may take it or not, is quite another matter, and will turn on the D. of A. Now, that you may reach the Lord Advocate well recommended, I give you here a letter to a namesake of your own, the learned Mr. Balfour of Pilrig, a man whom I esteem.†   (source)
  • It's from the Zenith Advocate-Times, and it's by Chum Frink, who, I think you'll agree with me, ranks with Eddie Guest and Walt Mason as the greatest, as they certainly are the most popular, of all our poets, showing that you can bank every time on the literary taste of the American Public.†   (source)
  • He argued erroneously when he said to himself that her heart was not indexed in the honest freshness of her face; but Tess had no advocate to set him right.†   (source)
  • Even when, as advocate for Madeline, he pleaded that Leora was a trivial young woman who probably chewed gum in private and certainly was careless about her nails in public, her commonness was dear to the commonness that was in himself, valid as ambition or reverence, an earthy base to her gaiety as it was to his nervous scientific curiosity.†   (source)
  • Fudge parties, skating parties, sleighing parties, a literary party with the guest of honor a lady journalist who did the social page for the Zenith Advocate-Times—Madeline leaped into an orgy of jocund but extraordinarily tiring entertainments, and Martin obediently and smolderingly followed her.†   (source)
  • III Young Kenneth Escott, reporter on the Advocate-Times was appointed press-agent of the Chatham Road Presbyterian Sunday School.†   (source)
  • Whereupon Naphta felt obliged to offer cold, caustic proof—and his proof was almost blindingly incontrovertible—that the Church was the embodiment of the religious, ascetic ideal, and at her core not even remotely an advocate or supporter of forces whose concern was to maintain themselves: worldly education and civil authority, for instance; rather, from time immemorial the Church had inscribed radical overthrow upon her banner—destruction, root and branch.†   (source)
  • I advocate mathematics.†   (source)
  • As Babbitt sank blissfully into a dim warm tide, the paper-carrier went by whistling, and the rolled-up Advocate thumped the front door.†   (source)
  • The McKelveys gave him a Singhalese dinner, and Miss Elnora Pearl Bates, society editor of the Advocate-Times, rose to her highest lark-note.†   (source)
  • There were advocates now of a new operating table, an easel, a fur-lined overcoat, a rocking chair, an ivory stethoscope with some sort of "inlay."†   (source)
  • I see by the Advocate that the Presbyterian General Assembly has voted to quit the Interchurch World Movement.†   (source)
  • There was more, a great deal more, in the best urban journalistic style of Miss Elnora Pearl Bates, the popular society editor of the Advocate-Times.†   (source)
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