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  • Oh cold, cold, rigid, dreadful Death, set up thine altar here, and dress it with such terrors as thou hast at thy command: for this is thy dominion!   (source)
    dominion = kingdom (place where one rules)
  • The slave trade was forbidden in all our dominions quarter of an hour ago.†   (source)
  • And how, pray, did you come to enter my dominions?†   (source)
  • "Secondly," said Caspian, "I want to know why you have permitted this abominable and unnatural traffic in slaves to grow up here, contrary to the ancient custom and usage of our dominions."†   (source)
  • We have also over here Dominions armies.†   (source)
  • How are your dominions getting on?†   (source)
  • We shall enter it with a clear conscience, with the support of the Dominions and the British Empire, and the moral approval of the greater part of the world.†   (source)
  • You had fled from England, not exiled Or threatened, mind you; but in the hope Of stirring up trouble in the French dominions.†   (source)
  • And these very high-class forces from the Dominions will now take part in the defense of the Mother Country.†   (source)
  • On the other hand, this will not happen immediately, and we are now assured of immense, continuous and increasing support in supplies and munitions of all kinds from the United States; and especially of aeroplanes and pilots from the Dominions and across the oceans coming from regions which are beyond the reach of enemy bombers.†   (source)
  • We have fully informed and consulted all the self-governing Dominions, these great communities far beyond the oceans who have been built up on our laws and on our civilization, and who are absolutely free to choose their course, but are absolutely devoted to the ancient Motherland, and who feel themselves inspired by the same emotions which lead me to stake our all upon duty and honor.†   (source)
  • What heavenly form revealed
    Shows through the glass from Magic's fair dominions!†   (source)
  • And Martha retreated in safety into her own dominions.†   (source)
  • The three greatest rivers of that continent then flowed within her dominions.†   (source)
  • [to Don Juan] You have been so eloquent on the advantages of my dominions that I leave you to do equal justice to the drawbacks of the alternative establishment†   (source)
  • A more remarkable face in its quiet, resolute, and guarded struggle with an unseen assailant, was not to be beheld in all the wide dominions of sleep, that night.†   (source)
  • When his dominions were half depopulated, he summoned to his presence a thousand hale and light-hearted friends from among the knights and dames of his court, and with these retired to the deep seclusion of one of his castellated abbeys.†   (source)
  • The lad sometimes boasts of the breadth of his dominions; but I tell him my trees make as broad a plain on the face of this 'arth as all his water.†   (source)
  • These are the terms, to wit: You shall remain king over all your dominions, and receive all the glories and honors that belong to the kingship; but you shall appoint me your perpetual minister and executive, and give me for my services one per cent of such actual increase of revenue over and above its present amount as I may succeed in creating for the state.†   (source)
  • Felix conducted the fugitives through France to Lyons and across Mont Cenis to Leghorn, where the merchant had decided to wait a favourable opportunity of passing into some part of the Turkish dominions.†   (source)
  • Nevertheless, as manufactures increase, the working of old mines increases also; new ones are opened, the mining population extends and grows up; day by day governments augment their subterranean dominions, and people them with their agents.†   (source)
  • It will be perceived, as has been before intimated, that Master Sam had a native talent that might, undoubtedly, have raised him to eminence in political life,—a talent of making capital out of everything that turned up, to be invested for his own especial praise and glory; and having done up his piety and humility, as he trusted, to the satisfaction of the parlor, he clapped his palm-leaf on his head, with a sort of rakish, free-and-easy air, and proceeded to the dominions of Aunt Chloe, with the intention of flourishing largely in the kitchen.†   (source)
  • A conspiracy, to be of effect against thee, O friend, must include the Herods as parties; thou hast great properties in their dominions.†   (source)
  • Very soon after the establishment of the independence of the States by the peace of 1783, the enterprise of their citizens was directed to a development of the natural ad vantages of their widely extended dominions.†   (source)
  • The nobles themselves, each fortified within his own castle, and playing the petty sovereign over his own dominions, were the leaders of bands scarce less lawless and oppressive than those of the avowed depredators.†   (source)
  • He had been struck with the stranger's using the legitimate, instead of the perverted name of the animal off which he was making his repast; and as he had been among the foremost himself to profit by the removal of the impediments which the policy of Spain had placed in the way of all explorers of her trans-Atlantic dominions, whether bent on the purposes of commerce, or, like himself, on the more laudable pursuits of science, he had a sufficiency of every-day philosophy to feel that the same motives, which had so powerfully urged himself to his present undertaking, might produce a like result on the mind of some other student of nature.†   (source)
  • Then from all the towns of the Duchy, which stretches for nearly ten mile—from Bolkum, which lies on its western frontier bidding defiance to Prussia, from Grogwitz, where the Prince has a hunting-lodge, and where his dominions are separated by the Pump River from those of the neighbouring Prince of Potzenthal; from all the little villages, which besides these three great cities, dot over the happy principality—from the farms and the mills along the Pump come troops of people in red petticoats and velvet head-dresses, or with three-cornered hats and pipes in their mouths, who flock to the Residenz and share in the pleasures of the fair and the festivities there.†   (source)
  • The day begins to break now; and in truth it might be better for the national glory even that the sun should sometimes set upon the British dominions than that it should ever rise upon so vile a wonder as Tom.†   (source)
  • "The Lord of the Celestial City," began the other pilgrim, whose name was Mr. Foot-it-to-heaven, "has refused, and will ever refuse, to grant an act of incorporation for this railroad; and unless that be obtained, no passenger can ever hope to enter his dominions.†   (source)
  • I dined at what Herbert and I used to call a geographical chop-house, where there were maps of the world in porter-pot rims on every half-yard of the tablecloths, and charts of gravy on every one of the knives,—to this day there is scarcely a single chop-house within the Lord Mayor's dominions which is not geographical,—and wore out the time in dozing over crumbs, staring at gas, and baking in a hot blast of dinners.†   (source)
  • The dominions of kings are limited either by mountains or rivers, or a change of manners, or an alteration of language.†   (source)
  • "Pardon my freedom, noble sirs," he said, "but in these glades I am monarch—they are my kingdom; and these my wild subjects would reck but little of my power, were I, within my own dominions, to yield place to mortal man.†   (source)
  • And yet, if there be a man in his Majesty's dominions who really deserves such a death, it is Pathfinder.†   (source)
  • As they have increased, the Americans have not augmented the power of the democracy, but they have, if I may use the expression, extended its dominions.†   (source)
  • he was a false traitor to our serene, illustrious, excellent, and so forth, prince, our Lord the King, by reason of his having, on divers occasions, and by divers means and ways, assisted Lewis, the French King, in his wars against our said serene, illustrious, excellent, and so forth; that was to say, by coming and going, between the dominions of our said serene, illustrious, excellent, and so forth, and those of the said French Lewis, and wickedly, falsely, traitorously, and otherwise evil-adverbiously, revealing to the said French Lewis what forces our said serene, illustrious, excellent, and so forth, had in preparation to send to Canada and North America.†   (source)
  • The province of Texas is still part of the Mexican dominions, but it will soon contain no Mexicans; the same thing has occurred whenever the Anglo-Americans have come into contact with populations of a different origin.†   (source)
  • Lundie—or it might be better to style him Major Duncan in this presence" (this was said in consideration of the corporal and the common men, though they were taking their meal a little apart)—"has not added an empire to his Majesty's dominions in getting possession of this island, which is likely to equal that of the celebrated Sancho in revenues and profits—Sancho, of whom, doubtless, Master Cap, you'll often have been reading in your leisure hours, more especially in calms and moments of inactivity."†   (source)
  • I am therefore convinced that the prince who, in presence of an encroaching democracy, should endeavor to impair the judicial authority in his dominions, and to diminish the political influence of lawyers, would commit a great mistake.†   (source)
  • At the present time the most absolute monarchs in Europe are unable to prevent certain notions, which are opposed to their authority, from circulating in secret throughout their dominions, and even in their courts.†   (source)
  • They emigrated to Holland, and settled in the city of Leyden in 1610, where they abode, being lovingly respected by the Dutch, for many years: they left it in 1620 for several reasons, the last of which was, that their posterity would in a few generations become Dutch, and so lose their interest in the English nation; they being desirous rather to enlarge His Majesty's dominions, and to live under their natural prince.†   (source)
  • Men who look upon themselves born to reign, and others to obey, soon grow insolent; selected from the rest of mankind their minds are early poisoned by importance; and the world they act in differs so materially from the world at large, that they have but little opportunity of knowing its true interests, and when they succeed to the government are frequently the most ignorant and unfit of any throughout the dominions.†   (source)
  • Now I say that those dominions which, when acquired, are added to an ancient state by him who acquires them, are either of the same country and language, or they are not.†   (source)
  • In the beginning of his reign he attacked Granada, and this enterprise was the foundation of his dominions.†   (source)
  • Such dominions thus acquired are either accustomed to live under a prince, or to live in freedom; and are acquired either by the arms of the prince himself, or of others, or else by fortune or by ability.†   (source)
  • We have in Italy, for example, the Duke of Ferrara, who could not have withstood the attacks of the Venetians in '84, nor those of Pope Julius in '10, unless he had been long established in his dominions.†   (source)
  • This he did not possess for long, for two things made him hated and despised; the one, his having kept sheep in Thrace, which brought him into contempt (it being well known to all, and considered a great indignity by every one), and the other, his having at the accession to his dominions deferred going to Rome and taking possession of the imperial seat; he had also gained a reputation for the utmost ferocity by having, through his prefects in Rome and elsewhere in the empire, practised many cruelties, so that the whole world was moved to anger at the meanness of his birth and to fear at his barbarity.†   (source)
  • And if the Venetians and Florentines formerly extended their dominions by these arms, and yet their captains did not make themselves princes, but have defended them, I reply that the Florentines in this case have been favoured by chance, for of the able captains, of whom they might have stood in fear, some have not conquered, some have been opposed, and others have turned their ambitions elsewhere.†   (source)
  • Which errors, had he lived, were not enough to injure him had he not made a sixth by taking away their dominions from the Venetians; because, had he not aggrandized the Church, nor brought Spain into Italy, it would have been very reasonable and necessary to humble them; but having first taken these steps, he ought never to have consented to their ruin, for they, being powerful, would always have kept off others from designs on Lombardy, to which th†   (source)
  • So the citizen takes up one of his paraphernalia papers and he starts reading out: —A delegation of the chief cotton magnates of Manchester was presented yesterday to His Majesty the Alaki of Abeakuta by Gold Stick in Waiting, Lord Walkup of Walkup on Eggs, to tender to His Majesty the heartfelt thanks of British traders for the facilities afforded them in his dominions.†   (source)
  • Thereon embossed in excellent smithwork was seen the image of a queen of regal port, scion of the house of Brunswick, Victoria her name, Her Most Excellent Majesty, by grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British dominions beyond the sea, queen, defender of the faith, Empress of India, even she, who bore rule, a victress over many peoples, the wellbeloved, for they knew and loved her from the rising of the sun to the going down thereof, the pale, the dark, the ruddy and the ethiop.†   (source)
  • No, you have gone far enough already; farther than I'd have gone for all the king's dominions.†   (source)
  • Obscure they went thro' dreary shades, that led Along the waste dominions of the dead.†   (source)
  • By this oblique motion, the island is conveyed to different parts of the monarch's dominions.†   (source)
  • The Civill Soveraigne If A Christian, Is Head Of The Church In His Own Dominions   (source)
  • 1st, The man-mountain shall not depart from our dominions, without our license under our great seal.†   (source)
  • Five days we do allot thee for provision To shield thee from diseases of the world; And on the sixth to turn thy hated back Upon our kingdom: if, on the tenth day following, Thy banish'd trunk be found in our dominions, The moment is thy death.†   (source)
  • Sir, I desire you do me right and justice, And to bestow your pity on me; for I am a most poor woman, and a stranger, Born out of your dominions, having here No judge indifferent, nor no more assurance Of equal friendship and proceeding.†   (source)
  • stay at home, since the kingdom of France was indeed greater than could be well governed by one man; that therefore he ought not to think of adding others to it; and if, after this, I should propose to them the resolutions of the Achorians, a people that lie on the south-east of Utopia, who long ago engaged in war in order to add to the dominions of their prince another kingdom, to which he had some pretensions by an ancient alliance: this they conquered, but found that the trouble of keeping it was equal to that by which it was gained; that the conquered people were always either in rebellion or exposed to foreign invasions, while they were obliged to be incessantly at war, either for o†   (source)
  • But his revenue and dominions, in other qualities, constitute him one of the most powerful princes in Europe.†   (source)
  • may be realised, so that you may see that there are women in this world capable of gratitude; as to my departure, let it be forthwith, for I have no will but yours; dispose of me entirely in accordance with your good pleasure; for she who has once entrusted to you the defence of her person, and placed in your hands the recovery of her dominions, must not think of offering opposition to that which your wisdom may ordain.†   (source)
  • That it might please you to give quiet pass Through your dominions for this enterprise, On such regards of safety and allowance As therein are set down.†   (source)
  • The place I was in was no doubt that wild country, inhabited only by a few, that lies between the Emperor of Morocco's dominions and the Negroes.†   (source)
  • Book II
    High on a throne of royal state, which far
    Outshone the wealth or Ormus and of Ind,
    Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand
    Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold,
    Satan exalted sat, by merit raised
    To that bad eminence; and, from despair
    Thus high uplifted beyond hope, aspires
    Beyond thus high, insatiate to pursue
    Vain war with Heaven; and, by success untaught,
    His proud imaginations thus displayed:—
    "Powers and Dominions, Deities of Heaven!†   (source)
  • The fourth spoke thus in his turn: "I am the King of Poland; the fortune of war has stripped me of my hereditary dominions; my father underwent the same vicissitudes; I resign myself to Providence in the same manner as Sultan Achmet, the Emperor Ivan, and King Charles Edward, whom God long preserve; and I am come to the Carnival at Venice."†   (source)
  • "There is no more to add," said Dorothea, "save that in finding Don Quixote I have had such good fortune, that I already reckon and regard myself queen and mistress of my entire dominions, since of his courtesy and magnanimity he has granted me the boon of accompanying me whithersoever I may conduct him, which will be only to bring him face to face with Pandafilando of the Scowl, that he may slay him and restore to me what has been unjustly usurped by him: for all this must come to pass satisfactorily since my good father Tinacri†   (source)
  • In the ninth century Charlemagne, its warlike monarch, carried his victorious arms in every direction; and Germany became a part of his vast dominions.†   (source)
  • Upon which, starting up, Will Atkins cries, Come Jack, let's have t'other brush with them; who dare to build in our dominions?†   (source)
  • The Ecclesiastiques likewise, in whose Dominions soever they be found, acknowledge but one Universall King, the Pope.†   (source)
  • Little Jones went one day a shooting with the gamekeeper; when happening to spring a covey of partridges near the border of that manor over which Fortune, to fulfil the wise purposes of Nature, had planted one of the game consumers, the birds flew into it, and were marked (as it is called) by the two sportsmen, in some furze bushes, about two or three hundred paces beyond Mr Allworthy's dominions.†   (source)
  • This prince, from ravish'd Garamantis born, A hundred temples did with spoils adorn, In Ammon's honor, his celestial sire; A hundred altars fed with wakeful fire; And, thro' his vast dominions, priests ordain'd, Whose watchful care these holy rites maintain'd.†   (source)
  • so, and that by her right name she was called the Countess Lobuna, because wolves bred in great numbers in her country; and if, instead of wolves, they had been foxes, she would have been called the Countess Zorruna, as it was the custom in those parts for lords to take distinctive titles from the thing or things most abundant in their dominions; this countess, however, in honour of the new fashion of her skirt, dropped Lobuna and took up Trifaldi.†   (source)
  • But it must be observed, that this island cannot move beyond the extent of the dominions below, nor can it rise above the height of four miles.†   (source)
  • So that where a stranger hath authority to appoint Teachers, it is given him by the Soveraign in whose Dominions he teacheth.†   (source)
  • We travelled a month more through the Emperor of China's dominions; and at length coming to one of their towns about a day and a half's journey from the city of Naum, I wanted to buy a camel.†   (source)
  • Would it not enable us to negotiate, with the fairest prospect of success, for commercial privileges of the most valuable and extensive kind, in the dominions of that kingdom?†   (source)
  • For though it be not determined in Scripture, what Laws every Christian King shall constitute in his own Dominions; yet it is determined what laws he shall not constitute.†   (source)
  • We then pursued our voyage: and least they should think me gone to the Straits' mouth, I kept to the southward to the truly Barbarian coast; but in the dusk of the evening, I changed my course, and steering directly S. and by E. that I might keep near the shore: and, having a fresh gale of wind, with a pleasant smooth sea, by three o'clock next day I was one hundred and fifty miles beyond the Emperor of Morocco's dominions.†   (source)
  • But I had another reason, which made me less forward to enlarge his majesty's dominions by my discoveries.†   (source)
  • The hereditary dominions of the Emperor of Germany contain a great extent of fertile, cultivated, and populous territory, a large proportion of which is situated in mild and luxuriant climates.†   (source)
  • Sometimes the quarrel between two princes is to decide which of them shall dispossess a third of his dominions, where neither of them pretend to any right.†   (source)
  • But howsoever this be interpreted, there is no doubt but the Power here granted belongs to all Supreme Pastors; such as are all Christian Civill Soveraignes in their own Dominions.†   (source)
  • They foresee the dangers that may threaten their American dominions from the neighborhood of States, which have all the dispositions, and would possess all the means, requisite to the creation of a powerful marine.†   (source)
  • The answer is obvious: The weakness of most of the members, who are unwilling to expose themselves to the mercy of foreign powers; the weakness of most of the principal members, compared with the formidable powers all around them; the vast weight and influence which the emperor derives from his separate and heriditary dominions; and the interest he feels in preserving a system with which his family pride is connected, and which constitutes him the first prince in Europe; —these causes support a feeble and precarious Union; whilst the repellant quality, incident to the nature of sovereignty, and which time continually strengthens, prevents any reform whatever, founded o†   (source)
  • I was curious to know how this prince, to whose dominions there is no access from any other country, came to think of armies, or to teach his people the practice of military discipline.†   (source)
  • The arguments by which he would prove, that Bishops receive their Jurisdiction from the Pope (seeing the Pope in the Dominions of other Princes hath no Jurisdiction himself,) are all in vain.†   (source)
  • 6, it was declared to be in the king alone, for that the sole supreme government and command of the militia within his Majesty's realms and dominions, and of all forces by sea and land, and of all forts and places of strength, EVER WAS AND IS the undoubted right of his Majesty and his royal predecessors, kings and queens of England, and that both or either house of Parliament cannot nor ought to pretend to the same.†   (source)
  • The fourth is, "That the Pope has (in the Dominions of other Princes) the Supreme Temporall Power INDIRECTLY:" which is denyed; unlesse he mean by Indirectly, that he has gotten it by Indirect means; then is that also granted.†   (source)
  • I began my discourse by informing his majesty, that our dominions consisted of two islands, which composed three mighty kingdoms, under one sovereign, beside our plantations in America.†   (source)
  • It is justifiable to enter into war against our nearest ally, when one of his towns lies convenient for us, or a territory of land, that would render our dominions round and complete.†   (source)
  • But I have already proved, that Christian Soveraignes are in their owne Dominions the supreme Pastors, and instituted thereto, by vertue of their being Baptized, though without other Imposition of Hands.†   (source)
  • 8th, That the said man-mountain shall, in two moons' time, deliver in an exact survey of the circumference of our dominions, by a computation of his own paces round the coast.†   (source)
  • For my part, I see no argument that proves he is so, in that sense that Scripture useth the name: nor will I take any argument from the quality of Antichrist, to contradict the Authority he exerciseth, or hath heretofore exercised in the Dominions of any other Prince, or State.†   (source)
  • And thus, by changing the situation of the stone, as often as there is occasion, the island is made to rise and fall by turns in an oblique direction, and by those alternate risings and fallings (the obliquity being not considerable) is conveyed from one part of the dominions to the other.†   (source)
  • From the same mistaking of the present Church for the Kingdom of God, came in the distinction betweene the Civill and the Canon Laws: The civil Law being the acts of Soveraigns in their own Dominions, and the Canon Law being the Acts of the Pope in the same Dominions.†   (source)
  • It is a very kingly, honourable, and frequent practice, when one prince desires the assistance of another, to secure him against an invasion, that the assistant, when he has driven out the invader, should seize on the dominions himself, and kill, imprison, or banish, the prince he came to relieve.†   (source)
  • Seeing therefore I have already proved, that Soveraigns in their own Dominions are the sole Legislators; those Books only are Canonicall, that is, Law, in every nation, which are established for such by the Soveraign Authority.†   (source)
  • And therefore the second Conclusion, concerning the best form of Government of the Church, is nothing to the question of the Popes Power without his own Dominions: For in all other Common-wealths his Power (if hee have any at all) is that of the Schoolmaster onely, and not of the Master of the Family.†   (source)
  • To explain the manner of its progress, let A B represent a line drawn across the dominions of Balnibarbi, let the line c d represent the loadstone, of which let d be the repelling end, and c the attracting end, the island being over C: let the stone be placed in position c d, with its repelling end downwards; then the island will be driven upwards obliquely towards D. When it is arrived at D, let the stone be turned upon its axle, til†   (source)
  • It followeth also, that there is on Earth, no such universall Church as all Christians are bound to obey; because there is no power on Earth, to which all other Common-wealths are subject: There are Christians, in the Dominions of severall Princes and States; but every one of them is subject to that Common-wealth, whereof he is himself a member; and consequently, cannot be subject to the commands of any other Person.†   (source)
  • For as to what we have heard you affirm, that there are other kingdoms and states in the world inhabited by human creatures as large as yourself, our philosophers are in much doubt, and would rather conjecture that you dropped from the moon, or one of the stars; because it is certain, that a hundred mortals of your bulk would in a short time destroy all the fruits and cattle of his majesty's dominions: besides, our histories of six thousand moons make no mention of any other regions than the two great empires of Lilliput and Blefuscu.†   (source)
  • than the sons of men; whose feet press down to the centre, and whose head strikes against the sun; at whose nod the princes of the earth shake their knees; pleasant as the spring, comfortable as the summer, fruitful as autumn, dreadful as winter: his most sublime majesty proposes to the man-mountain, lately arrived at our celestial dominions, the following articles, which, by a solemn oath, he shall be obliged to perform:—†   (source)
  • I doe not therefore blame the Emperour Frederick for holding the stirrop to our countryman Pope Adrian; for such was the disposition of his subjects then, as if hee had not doe it, hee was not likely to have succeeded in the Empire: But I blame those, that in the beginning, when their power was entire, by suffering such Doctrines to be forged in the Universities of their own Dominions, have holden the Stirrop to all the succeeding Popes, whilest they mounted into the Thrones of all Christian Soveraigns, to ride, and tire, both them, and their people, at their pleasure.†   (source)
  • This also is granted, so he doe it in his own Dominions, or in the Dominions of any other Prince that hath given him that Power; but not universally, in Right of the Popedome: For that power belongeth to every Christian Soveraign, within the bounds of his owne Empire, and is inseparable from the Soveraignty.†   (source)
  • For which the astronomers (who have written large systems concerning the stone) assign the following reason: that the magnetic virtue does not extend beyond the distance of four miles, and that the mineral, which acts upon the stone in the bowels of the earth, and in the sea about six leagues distant from the shore, is not diffused through the whole globe, but terminated with the limits of the king's dominions; and it was easy, from the great advantage of such a superior situation, for a prince to bring under his obedience whatever country lay within the attraction of that magnet.†   (source)
  • The king, although he be as learned a person as any in his dominions, had been educated in the study of philosophy, and particularly mathematics; yet when he observed my shape exactly, and saw me walk erect, before I began to speak, conceived I might be a piece of clock-work (which is in that country arrived to a very great perfection) contrived by some ingenious artist.†   (source)
  • For let it be supposed, that a Christian King commit the Authority of Ordaining Pastors in his Dominions to another King, (as divers Christian Kings allow that power to the Pope;) he doth not thereby constitute a Pastor over himself, nor a Soveraign Pastor over his People; for that were to deprive himself of the Civill Power; which depending on the opinion men have of their Duty to him, and the fear they have of Punishment in another world, would depend also on the skill, and loyalty of Doctors, who are no lesse subject, not only to Ambition, but also to Ignorance, than any other sort of men.†   (source)
  • From hence it is, that in all Dominions, where the Popes Ecclesiasticall power is entirely received, Jewes, Turkes, and Gentiles, are in the Roman Church tolerated in their Religion, as farre forth, as in the exercise and profession thereof they offend not against the civill power: whereas in a Christian, though a stranger, not to be of the Roman Religion, is Capitall; because the Pope pretendeth that all Christians are his Subjects.†   (source)
  • That I knew the ingredients very well, which were cheap and common; I understood the manner of compounding them, and could direct his workmen how to make those tubes, of a size proportionable to all other things in his majesty's kingdom, and the largest need not be above a hundred feet long; twenty or thirty of which tubes, charged with the proper quantity of powder and balls, would batter down the walls of the strongest town in his dominions in a few hours, or destroy the whole metropolis, if ever it should pretend to dispute his absolute commands.†   (source)
  • In this place I say no more, but that though it were granted, the Pope could not possibly teach any error at all, yet doth not this entitle him to any Jurisdiction in the Dominions of another Prince, unlesse we shall also say, a man is obliged in conscience to set on work upon all occasions the best workman, even then also when he hath formerly promised his work to another.†   (source)
  • Golbasto Momarem Evlame Gurdilo Shefin Mully Ully Gue, most mighty Emperor of Lilliput, delight and terror of the universe, whose dominions extend five thousand blustrugs (about twelve miles in circumference) to the extremities of the globe; monarch of all monarchs, taller than the sons of men; whose feet press down to the centre, and whose head strikes against the sun; at whose nod the princes of the earth shake their knees; pleasant as the spring, comfortable as the summer, fruitfu†   (source)
  • And as small Familyes did then; so now do Cities and Kingdomes which are but greater Families (for their own security) enlarge their Dominions, upon all pretences of danger, and fear of Invasion, or assistance that may be given to Invaders, endeavour as much as they can, to subdue, or weaken their neighbours, by open force, and secret arts, for want of other Caution, justly; and are rememdbred for it in after ages with honour.†   (source)
  • The whole extent of this prince's dominions reaches about six thousand miles in length, and from three to five in breadth: whence I cannot but conclude, that our geographers of Europe are in a great error, by supposing nothing but sea between Japan and California; for it was ever my opinion, that there must be a balance of earth to counterpoise the great continent of Tartary; and therefore they ought to correct their maps and charts, by joining this vast tract of land to the northwest parts of America, wherein I shall be ready to lend them my assistance.†   (source)
  • NOTES FROM THE WARDEN'S DAILY JOURNAL, Provincial Penitentiary, Kingston, Ontario, The Dominion of Canada.   (source)
    dominion = geographic area ruled by
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  • The Dumont Fletchers passed an exciting London season and made their entrance upon our local stage once more, just in time for the Dominion Drama Festival, at which Mr. Fletcher was an adjudicator.†   (source)
  • It was a title more of fear than reverence for the figure who ruled over his dominion from a wheelchair throne.†   (source)
  • The advance of Lola's dominion was merciless and made self-pity irrelevant.†   (source)
  • Last night, for instance, she had reached impulsively for the volume he held, opened it at the marked page, and squinting curiously at the words in the wan light, had read aloud: "We are in the first place to apprehend that there is a time fixed and stated by God for the Devil to enjoy a dominion over our sinful and therefore woful world.†   (source)
  • We are the masters of fire, for we have dominion over it.†   (source)
  • English dominion on that part of the Continent would continue for a while.†   (source)
  • Although spring was surely just around the corner, the god of winter was not about to relinquish its hard-won dominion without a tussle.†   (source)
  • We aimed for no more than to have dominion over every creature that moved upon the earth.†   (source)
  • Will you join them in a fight against our sudden quest for dominion?†   (source)
  • He stayed there, exposed to the sun and the rain, as if the thongs were unnecessary, for a dominion superior to any visible bond kept him tied to the trunk of the chestnut tree.†   (source)
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  • Marion Nestle's Food Politics (2002), Frances and Anna Lappes Hope's Edge (2003), Matthew Scully's Dominion (2003), Carlo Petrini's Slow Food (2004), Deborah Koons Garcia's The Future of Food (2004), Morgan Spurlock's Supersize Me (2004), Franny Armstrong's McLibel (2005), Michael Pollan's Omnivore's Dilemma (2006), Aaron Woolf's King Corn (2008), Raj Patel's Stuffed and Starved (2008), Robby Kenner's Food, Inc. (2009), Barry Estabrook's Tomatolan†   (source)
  • By the Trial of the Long Knives, you have gained dominion over the wandering tribes, many of which I have long counted among my subjects.†   (source)
  • A couple of Sundays ago the National President of the Imperial Order of Daughters of the Empire, who obviously doesn't know the first thing about us, made a deliberate attempt to create fear and ill will among her dominion-wide members.†   (source)
  • CHAPTER 31 — The Dominion of the Flesh.†   (source)
  • Hey, Lavar, remember how you talked back to my mother over the Kings Dominion amusement park thing?†   (source)
  • The very beginning of Genesis tells us that God created man in order to give him dominion over fish and fowl and all creatures.†   (source)
  • Dominion won by fear and secured by fear was still sweeter than any that could be got another way.†   (source)
  • With the other horses gone, his snorting fury had dominion of the air and seemed to grow with each resounding echo from the walls.†   (source)
  • After the Doom it pleased the Volantenes to consider themselves the heirs of the Freehold and rightful rulers of the world, but they were divided as to how dominion might best be achieved.†   (source)
  • But so daring and desperate is the spirit of those leaders, whose object has always been dominion and power, that they have now openly renounced all allegiance to the Crown, and all political connection with this country ...and have presumed to set up their rebellious confederacies for independent states.†   (source)
  • Long ago they fell under the dominion of the One, and they became Ringwraiths, shadows under his great Shadow, his most terrible servants.†   (source)
  • When Astaroth is victorious, they shall hold dominion and rule as noble lords upon this earth!†   (source)
  • Nerves took dominion over my body and I concentrated on not peeing my pants.†   (source)
  • The man, increasingly uncomfortable with her approach, took a step back, the first sign she had dominion over him.†   (source)
  • At the time I didn't know what Kwang meant by that last notion, what kind of dominion or direct influence he had over people like Baeh.†   (source)
  • They headed past the Dominion Café with its Chero Cola and "Ice Cream Here" signs, and then Lou stopped.†   (source)
  • Unhappily for the other three, Europe, using arms and negotiations, by force and fraud, has extended her dominion, to varying degrees, over them all.†   (source)
  • The age of machines holding dominion over man had come.†   (source)
  • For to prevent the effusion of blood, and for the avoiding all other inconveniences likely to grow from the wars now levied in our realm of Narnia, it is our pleasure to adventure our royal person on behalf of our trusty and well-beloved Caspian in clean wager of battle to prove upon your Lordship's body that the said Caspian is lawful King under us in Narnia both by our gift and by the laws of the Telmarines, and your Lordship twice guilty of treachery both in withholding the dominion of Narnia from the said Caspian and in the most abhominable, — don't forget to spell it with an H, Doctor — bloody, and unnatural murder of your kindly lord and brother King Caspian Ninth of that name.†   (source)
  • There would always be cadres and shower rooms, and they would al-ways have dominion over me.†   (source)
  • Who owns Dominion Movers in Alexandria ?†   (source)
  • The die was cast one winter's day when I received a summons from the Dominion Wildlife Service informing me that I had been hired at the munificent salary of one hundred and twenty dollars a month, and that I "would" report to Ottawa at once.†   (source)
  • Was all this not merely Yankee carcinoma, spreading its growth into my beloved Old Dominion?†   (source)
  • He'd be sitting on Ruth's lap looking up at the blue and white sky as though he knew what his proper dominion was, their mother beside him—a redhead, most beautiful woman in the world, it had seemed to Will Hodge—and the three older brothers, Ben and Art Jr and Will himself, the oldest, would be sitting in the soft leather-cushioned back seat, half-asleep from the whirr of the hard-rubber tires.†   (source)
  • He had rejected without resistance
    Dominion over all things and the power to work miracles,
    As though these had been His only on loan
    And now was as all mortals are, even as we.†   (source)
  • But I do not want to be the president who built empires, or sought grandeur, or extended dominion.†   (source)
  • There was a kind of dominion promised in his gentlest glance.†   (source)
  • In two cases—involving Senators Sam Houston of Texas and Thomas Hart Benton of Missouri, both of whom had enjoyed political dominion in their states for many years—defeat was their reward.†   (source)
  • But Anatole said suddenly, "Don't expect God's protection in places beyond God's dominion.†   (source)
  • He would prefer the delights of a garden to dominion of a world.†   (source)
  • Lastly, King Joffrey and the Queen Regent must renounce all claims to dominion over the north.†   (source)
  • If I were given free rein, dominion over her body, I knew I'd discover it by instinct.†   (source)
  • His God had given him dominion over cows, and he was proud of it.†   (source)
  • Wedged between a transmission repair shop and a shooting range were the offices of Dominion Movers.†   (source)
  • There is no certainty that God actually did grant man dominion over other creatures.†   (source)
  • For operational reasons, the Tunisian and the Jordanian remained in their blue Dominion coveralls.†   (source)
  • When the doctors opened her stomach, they found that cancer had established complete dominion.†   (source)
  • But he wields great dominion, nonetheless,' said Gimli; 'and now he will strike more swiftly.†   (source)
  • He had recently moved to Bluffton to assume dominion over the high school.†   (source)
  • For the time comes of the Dominion of Men, and the Elder Kindred shall fade or depart.†   (source)
  • From the Reverend Enoch Verringer, Chairman, The Committee to Pardon Grace Marks, Sydenham Street Methodist Church, Kingston, Ontario, The Dominion of Canada; to Dr. Samuel Bannerling, M.D., The Maples, Front Street, Toronto, Ontario, The Dominion of Canada.†   (source)
  • He took back the hoe and proceeded to hack out a small, square dominion over the jungle, attacking his task with such muscular vigor we would surely, and soon, have tomatoes and beans coming out our ears.†   (source)
  • And God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.†   (source)
  • But power and dominion over others—those things that Galbatorix sought—they hold little appeal for me.†   (source)
  • He told of a wondrous land beyond the Sunset Sea, a land without winter or want, where death had no dominion.†   (source)
  • But there's only my own voice on the message, followed by the beep, the Dominion Observatory Official Time Signal, ushering in the future.†   (source)
  • It seemed good to be reprieved, to walk in a land that had only been for a few years under the dominion of the Dark Lord and was not yet fallen wholly into decay.†   (source)
  • And the waters of wrath will rise high, and the Drowned God will spread his dominion across the green lands!†   (source)
  • For in the days of Isildur the Ruling Ring passed out of all knowledge, and the Three were released from its dominion.†   (source)
  • He was born from Mother River too, and fought the Crab King to win dominion over all who dwell beneath the flowing waters.†   (source)
  • At the front of the receiving line in the half-filled auditorium is Cedric L.Jennings: from the Association of Telecommunications Managers and Associates, $1,500; from Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, $1,000; from the Washington Chapter of the American Society of Military Comptrollers, $7,000 over four years; and then there's Para-mount's Kings Dominion Scholarship, $1,000.†   (source)
  • Indeed, John's portrait-looking so dignified—hangs with a view across the Parlor and out an opposing window toward the drive, as if surveying his domain and contemplating his dominion over same.†   (source)
  • But the demolition of Carthage (what one should think should have established it in supreme dominion) by removing all danger, suffered it to sink into debauchery, and made it at length an easy prey to Barbarians.†   (source)
  • The last ruling forbids any of us—even Nisei—to go anywhere in this wide dominion without a permit from the Minister of Justice, St. Laurent, through Austin C. Taylor of the Commission here.†   (source)
  • Yet all the Elves are willing to endure this chance,' said Glorfindel 'if by it the power of Sauron may be broken, and the fear of his dominion be taken away for ever.†   (source)
  • Even though Genesis says that God gave man dominion over all animals, we can also construe it to mean that He merely entrusted them to man's care.†   (source)
  • There were two additional Freightliners, both painted with the Dominion logo, and three white Honda Pilots.†   (source)
  • But if hope should not fail, then I say to you, Gimli son of Gloin, that your hands shall flow with gold, and yet over you gold shall have no dominion.†   (source)
  • Inside the folder was another folder, locked and encrypted, filled with documents related to Dominion Movers of Alexandria—and among those documents was a one-year lease agreement for a small property near a town called Hume.†   (source)
  • You would have became a wraith under the dominion of the Dark Lord; and he would have tormented you for trying to keep his Ring, if any greater torment were possible than being robbed of it and seeing it on his hand.†   (source)
  • What seems more likely, in fact, is that man invented God to sanctify the dominion that he had usurped for himself over the cow and the horse.†   (source)
  • IT WAS AN UNUSUALLY QUIET day for Dominion Movers of Alexandria, Virginia—just one small job, a single woman who was trading her rented wreck on Capitol Hill for a cramped cottage in North Arlington, a steal at $700,000.†   (source)
  • But let a third party enter the gamea visitor from another planet, for example, someone to whom God says, Thou shalt have dominion over creatures of all other stars and all at once taking Genesis for granted becomes problematical.†   (source)
  • His grey thirsty spirit drew power out of the earth and spread like fine root-threads in the ground, and invisible twig-fingers in the air, till it had under its dominion nearly all the trees of the Forest from the Hedge to the Downs.†   (source)
  • While it may be said that the darker and uglier of these opposing conditions has usually carried the day, there must also be recorded in the name of truth a long chronicle in which decency and honor were at moments able to controvert the absolute dominion of the reigning evil, more often than not against rather large odds, whether in Poznan or Yazoo City.†   (source)
  • Most of the complaints have come from such civic-minded and disinterested groups as various Fish and Game clubs, while members of the business community — in particular the manufacturers of some well-known brands of ammunition — have lent their weight to the support of these legitimate grievances of the voting public of this Great Dominion, because their grievance is the complaint that the wolves are killing all the deer, and more and more of our fellow citizens are coming back from more and more hunts with less and less deer.†   (source)
  • His etiquette of power had been honed over the years and he floated atop the waters of his dominion like a grease bubble.†   (source)
  • She held under her dominion a score of young men—masculine, red-faced, hard-drinking and shy.†   (source)
  • And what way of knowing that the dominion of the Party would not endure forever?†   (source)
  • It was the type that seemed to flourish best under the dominion of the Party.†   (source)
  • And upon no other intellectual basis could the dominion of the Party be made permanent.†   (source)
  • It was quite deserted; not even wild animals seemed to have used it in all the days of Smaug's dominion.†   (source)
  • And on the sidewalks, men and women striding with too certain a gait, and in the gutter, children crossing, calling, not yet conceding the dark's dominion.†   (source)
  • The United States has already a Permanent Defense Agreement with the Dominion of Canada, which is so devotedly attached to the British Commonwealth and Empire.†   (source)
  • The symbol of the first is the virtuous sword, of the second, the scepter of dominion, or the book of the law.†   (source)
  • What if this voice should say words that it speaks already in private, should rise and not fall again, should rise and rise and rise, and the people rise with it, should madden them with thoughts of rebellion and dominion, with thoughts of power and possession?†   (source)
  • But in what related to the bank, the stock, the taxes, head approached to head discussing these, the great clear and critical calculations and confidences made in the key to which real dominion was set, that was what wedlock really rested on.†   (source)
  • And it was at this moment, as I stood there with the rifle in my hands, that I first grasped the hollowness, the futility of the white man's dominion in the East.†   (source)
  • Well, it is true that man has the Order of Dominion and is the mightiest of the animals—if you mean the most terrible one—but I have sometimes doubted lately whether he is the most blessed.†   (source)
  • The United States has already a Permanent Defense Agreement with the Dominion of Canada, which is so devotedly attached to the British Commonwealth and Empire.†   (source)
  • And indeed it could be said that once the faintest stirring of hope became possible, the dominion of the plague was ended.†   (source)
  • He is the only one who has guessed Our riddle, out of all of you, and We have great pleasure in conferring upon him the Order of Dominion over the Fowls of the Air, and the Beasts of the Earth, and the Fishes of the Sea.†   (source)
  • Messengers had passed to and fro between all their cities, colonies and strongholds; for they resolved now to win the dominion of the North.†   (source)
  • For the sake of goodness and love, man shall grant death no dominion over his thoughts.†   (source)
  • I will grant death no dominion over my thoughts.†   (source)
  • What I say to Thee will come to pass, and our dominion will be built up.†   (source)
  • He is of the best blood of the Old Dominion.†   (source)
  • In the monarch Thought's dominion— It stood there!†   (source)
  • But thirty feet below sea level, their dominion ceases, their influence fades, their power vanishes!†   (source)
  • And Darkness and Decay and the Red Death held illimitable dominion over all.†   (source)
  • Sir Mulberry clearly saw that if his dominion were to last, it must be established now.†   (source)
  • I struggled to reason off the nervousness which had dominion over me.†   (source)
  • How much time she might, in her own fancy, allot for its dominion, is another concern.†   (source)
  • To be sure, behind this thought lurks the afterthought of force and dominion,—the making of brown men to delve when the temptation of beads and red calico cloys.†   (source)
  • Hence it is that the world's books get written, its pictures painted, its statues modelled, its symphonies composed, by people who are free of the otherwise universal dominion of the tyranny of sex.†   (source)
  • The correspondence is perfect, down to the meaning of international labor's claim of dominion over international marketeering and speculation.†   (source)
  • In the Wild the time of a mother with her young is short; but under the dominion of man it is sometimes even shorter.†   (source)
  • Surely, if we have learned nothing else, this war has taught us pity—pity for those witless souls that suffer our dominion.†   (source)
  • She must have been born and brought up in loneliness, where the wind blew and the peaks loomed and silence held dominion.†   (source)
  • She was conscious of an unbroken sweep of land to the Rockies, to Alaska, a dominion which will rise to unexampled greatness when other empires have grown senile.†   (source)
  • Continuing their work, the wheels of Dominion now pro— pelled a messenger on a horse from the Superintendent to the Magistrate with an official report of arrest.†   (source)
  • Once, long ago, she had caught salmon freely: now, quick to minister to the craving which lit her husband's eye so oilily for dominion, for power, she cramped, squeezed, pared, pruned, drew back, peeped through; so that without knowing precisely what made the evening disagreeable, and caused this pressure on the top of the head (which might well be imputed to the professional conversation, or the fatigue of a great doctor whose life, Lady Bradshaw said, "is not his own but his patients' ") disagreeable it was: so that guests, when the clock struck ten, breathed in the air of Harley Street even with rapture; which relief, however, was denied to his patients.†   (source)
  • The point of the dictatorship of the proletariat, the political-economic demand for salvation in our time, is not dominion for its own sake and for all eternity, but only a temporary abrogation of the polarities of mind and Spirit under the sign of the cross.†   (source)
  • But if the kingdom is to come, the dualism between good and evil, between this world and the next, between power and the Spirit, must be temporarily abrogated and transformed in a principle that unites asceticism and dominion.†   (source)
  • He had behaved very humanely in his duel with crude Naphta; but more generally, whenever his enthusiasms blended humanity and politics for the ideal of civilization's ultimate victory and dominion, whenever the citizen's pike was consecrated on the altar of humanity, it became doubtful whether, on a more impersonal level, he remained of a mind to hold back his sword from shedding blood.†   (source)
  • According to him, it was absurd to jabber on about the dignity of man in this instance, for our true dignity was based in the Spirit and not the flesh, and since the human soul was only too inclined to suck its entire love of life from the body, the administration of pain to the body was a highly commendable means by which to spoil the soul's desire for sensual pleasure and, as it were, drive it back out of the body and into the spiritual realm, thereby restoring the latter's dominion.†   (source)
  • On that they were in fierce agreement—as worlds, as orders, as professions; and a child of peace found it worth his while to listen to Naphta talk about the martial monks of the Middle Ages, who, although ascetics to the point of exhaustion, were likewise filled with a spiritual lust for power and did not refrain from bloodshed in order to bring about the City of God and its transcendent world dominion; or about belligerent Knights Templar, who considered death in battle against unbelievers more meritorious than death in one's bed and for whom slaying and being slain for the sake of Christ was no crime, but the highest glory.†   (source)
  • In short, the whole district is hourly exhibiting how much can be done, in even a rugged country and with a severe climate, under the dominion of mild laws, and where every man feels a direct interest in the prosperity of a commonwealth of which he knows himself to form a part.†   (source)
  • My evil destiny pursued me as if in exultation, and proved, indeed, that the exercise of its mysterious dominion had as yet only begun.†   (source)
  • The man who ten years before and a year later was considered an outlawed brigand is sent to an island two days' sail from France, which for some reason is presented to him as his dominion, and guards are given to him and millions of money are paid him.†   (source)
  • Then, the night, with the moon and the stars, turned pale and died, and for a little while it seemed as if Creation were delivered over to Death's dominion.†   (source)
  • I tell you, I will be king in my own domains, and nowhere else; and my first act of dominion shall be to hang the Abbot.†   (source)
  • June lay near her and a quiet reigned on the whole island as profound as if the dominion of the forest had never been invaded by man.†   (source)
  • Kate, who had remained during the whole scene with her eyes modestly fixed upon the ground, was only too happy to avail herself of the permission to retire, and hasten joyfully downstairs to Miss Knag's dominion.†   (source)
  • I am quite sure that he sincerely thinks me a blackguard, and my play a grossly improper one, because, like Tolstoy's Dominion of Darkness, it produces, as they are both meant to produce, a very strong and very painful impression of evil.†   (source)
  • Sublime is the dominion of the mind over the body, that, for a time, can make flesh and nerve impregnable, and string the sinews like steel, so that the weak become so mighty.†   (source)
  • One man's life or death were but a small price to pay for the acquirement of the knowledge which I sought, for the dominion I should acquire and transmit over the elemental foes of our race.†   (source)
  • She enjoyed her uncontested dominion in the empty house, and flattered herself that she made it more attractive to their friends than when her brother was at home.†   (source)
  • Indeed so very striking was the resemblance between the water and the land, that, however much the geologist might sneer at so simple a theory, it would have been difficult for a poet not to have felt, that the formation of the one had been produced by the subsiding dominion of the other.†   (source)
  • And in its dominion there is glory such as hath not entered imagination—original, incomparable, impossible of increase.†   (source)
  • A population will soon be in actual occupation of California, over which it will be idle for Mexico to dream of dominion.†   (source)
  • The chickens, geese and ducks kept up an incessant din, added to which was the screaming and croaking of flamingoes and penguins, whose dominion we were invading.†   (source)
  • The Anglo-Americans are the first nations who, having been exposed to this formidable alternative, have been happy enough to escape the dominion of absolute power.†   (source)
  • So much only of life as I know by experience, so much of the wilderness have I vanquished and planted, or so far have I extended my being, my dominion.†   (source)
  • My feelings are not quite so evanescent, nor my memory of the past under such easy dominion as one finds to be the case with men of the world.†   (source)
  • The English have not been able to secure complete dominion over this territory, which is subjected to the influence of rajahs, whom it is almost impossible to reach in their inaccessible mountain fastnesses.†   (source)
  • They sent a duly accredited envoy to treat with these men, who somehow had obtained dominion over people's minds, while the formal rulers had no hold except over their bodies.†   (source)
  • why dost thou keep dominion over my child?" cried Mr. Pyncheon, when his choked utterance could make way.†   (source)
  • By its admirable conformity to human weaknesses, it easily obtains great dominion; nor is that dominion precarious, since the principle checks one personal interest by another, and uses, to direct the passions, the very same instrument which excites them.†   (source)
  • But he who in the rightly regal and intelligent spirit presides over his own private dinner-table of invited guests, that man's unchallenged power and dominion of individual influence for the time; that man's royalty of state transcends Belshazzar's, for Belshazzar was not the greatest.†   (source)
  • Have joy while thou mayest
    In many a meed, and unto thy kinsmen
    Leave folk and dominion, when forth thou must fare
    To look on the Maker's own making.†   (source)
  • For several miles in this direction, the mountains appeared reluctant to yield their dominion, but within reach of the eye they diverged, and finally melted into the level and sandy lands, across which we have accompanied our adventurers in their double journey.†   (source)
  • I look upon the entire absence of gratuitous functionaries in America as one of the most prominent signs of the absolute dominion which democracy exercises in that country.†   (source)
  • The British Crown exercises a real and despotic dominion over the larger portion of this vast country, and has a governor-general stationed at Calcutta, governors at Madras, Bombay, and in Bengal, and a lieutenant-governor at Agra.†   (source)
  • Having given a detailed account of several years' residence in New Switzerland, as we liked to call our dominion, it is needless for me to continue what would exhaust the patience of the most long-suffering, by repeating monotonous narratives of exploring parties and hunting expeditions, wearisome descriptions of awkward inventions and clumsy machines, with an endless record of discoveries, more fit for the pages of an encyclopaedia, than a book of family history.†   (source)
  • The soul says, Have dominion over all things to the ends of virtue; the body would have the power over things to its own ends.†   (source)
  • I am he, the promised of God, born King of the Jews—come to you with the dominion spoken of by the prophets.†   (source)
  • The impotence of the one and the distance of the other, must make the relation one of virtual independence; unless, by stunting the province of all natural growth, and forbidding that immigration which can alone develop its capabilities and fulfil the purposes of its creation, tyranny may retain a military dominion, which is no government in the, legitimate sense of the term.†   (source)
  • Although the evergreens still held dominion over many of the hills that rose on this side of the valley, yet the undulating outlines of the distant mountains, covered with forests of beech and maple, gave a relief to the eye, and the promise of a kinder soil.†   (source)
  • enhances beauty, as if imparting some special virtue of its own, as in marbles, japonicas, and pearls; and though various nations have in some way recognised a certain royal preeminence in this hue; even the barbaric, grand old kings of Pegu placing the title "Lord of the White Elephants" above all their other magniloquent ascriptions of dominion; and the modern kings of Siam unfurling the same snow-white quadruped in the royal standard; and the Hanoverian flag bearing the one figure of a snow-white charger; and the great Austrian Empire, Caesarian, heir to overlording Rome, having for the imperial colour the same imperial hue; and though this pre-eminence in it applies to the human rac†   (source)
  • Their dominion extended even to Egypt.†   (source)
  • At whiles unto love he letteth to turn
    The mood-thought of a man that Is mighty of kindred,
    And in his land giveth him joyance of earth, 1730
    And to have and to hold the high ward-burg of men,
    And sets so 'neath his wielding the deals of the world,
    Dominion wide reaching, that he himself may not
    In all his unwisdom of the ending bethink him.†   (source)
  • Thus they naturally conceive a contempt for forms which daily prove ineffectual; and they do not support without impatience the dominion of rules which they have so often seen infringed.†   (source)
  • Educated himself under the dominion of a simple and rational faith, in which nothing is attempted to be concealed from the believers, he could have no other apprehensions for the fate of Inez than such as grew out of his knowledge of the superstitious opinions she entertained of his own church.†   (source)
  • In fact, the return of Richard had quenched every hope that he had entertained of restoring a Saxon dynasty in England; for, whatever head the Saxons might have made in the event of a civil war, it was plain that nothing could be done under the undisputed dominion of Richard, popular as he was by his personal good qualities and military fame, although his administration was wilfully careless, now too indulgent, and now allied to despotism.†   (source)
  • That intangible malignity which has been from the beginning; to whose dominion even the modern Christians ascribe one-half of the worlds; which the ancient Ophites of the east reverenced in their statue devil;—Ahab did not fall down and worship it like them; but deliriously transferring its idea to the abhorred white whale, he pitted himself, all mutilated, against it.†   (source)
  • Above the little brake, the flocks of birds still held their flight, circling with heavy wings about the spot, struggling at times against the torrent of wind, and then favoured by their position and height, making bold swoops upon the thicket, away from which, however, they never failed to sail, screaming in terror, as if apprised, either by sight or instinct, that the hour of their voracious dominion had not yet fully arrived.†   (source)
  • The words shall scarce have left thy lips, ere thou wilt either be an hundred feet under ground, in the dungeon of the Preceptory, to abide trial as a recreant knight; or, if his opinion holds concerning thy possession, thou wilt be enjoying straw, darkness, and chains, in some distant convent cell, stunned with exorcisms, and drenched with holy water, to expel the foul fiend which hath obtained dominion over thee.†   (source)
  • There would be colossal war, and the agonies of death and birth—then peace, meaning, of course, Judean dominion forever.†   (source)
  • Men holding so imperfect a belief will still consider the body as the secondary and inferior portion of their nature, and they will despise it even whilst they yield to its influence; whereas they have a natural esteem and secret admiration for the immaterial part of man, even though they sometimes refuse to submit to its dominion.†   (source)
  • Small nations have therefore ever been the cradle of political liberty; and the fact that many of them have lost their immunities by extending their dominion shows that the freedom they enjoyed was more a consequence of the inferior size than of the character of the people.†   (source)
  • But they had to share their dominion with huge herds of marine mammals that looked at us with gentle eyes.†   (source)
  • The winter seems to retreat to the fast nesses of the hills, as to the citadel of its dominion, and is only expelled after a tedious siege, in which either party, at times, would seem to be gaining the victory.†   (source)
  • And I perceive how, under the dominion of certain laws, democracy would extinguish that liberty of the mind to which a democratic social condition is favorable; so that, after having broken all the bondage once imposed on it by ranks or by men, the human mind would be closely fettered to the general will of the greatest number.†   (source)
  • Nay, looking at that calm, benignant countenance, the very idea of war and conquest, and lust of dominion, smote him like a profanation.†   (source)
  • But if, by means of charms and of spells, Satan had obtained dominion over the Knight, perchance because he cast his eyes too lightly upon a damsel's beauty, we are then rather to lament than chastise his backsliding; and, imposing on him only such penance as may purify him from his iniquity, we are to turn the full edge of our indignation upon the accursed instrument, which had so well-nigh occasioned his utter falling away.†   (source)
  • When a religion founds its empire upon the desire of immortality which lives in every human heart, it may aspire to universal dominion; but when it connects itself with a government, it must necessarily adopt maxims which are only applicable to certain nations.†   (source)
  • He who to the perfection of Rome hath added the perfection of the East; who to the arm of conquest, which is Western, hath also the art needful to the enjoyment of dominion, which is Eastern.†   (source)
  • But if it were true that soon no just medium would exist between the empire of democracy and the dominion of a single arm, should we not rather incline towards the former than submit voluntarily to the latter?†   (source)
  • The intellectual dominion of the greater number would probably be less absolute amongst a democratic people governed by a king than in the sphere of a pure democracy, but it will always be extremely absolute; and by whatever political laws men are governed in the ages of equality, it may be foreseen that faith in public opinion will become a species of religion there, and the majority its ministering prophet.†   (source)
  • A cloud of dust and ashes arose and covered the world, and Rome was not any more; all dominion returned to the East; out of the cloud issued another race of heroes; and there were vaster satrapies and brighter crowns for giving away than were ever known.†   (source)
  • To each of these men I expressed my astonishment and I explained my doubts; I found that they differed upon matters of detail alone; and that they mainly attributed the peaceful dominion of religion in their country to the separation of Church and State.†   (source)
  • Separated from the rest of the world by the ocean, and too weak as yet to aim at the dominion of the seas, they have no enemies, and their interests rarely come into contact with those of any other nation of the globe.†   (source)
  • For us, O reader, the Child himself has answered; but for Ben-Hur there were only the words of Balthasar, "On the earth, yet not of it—not for men, but for their souls—a dominion, nevertheless, of unimaginable glory."†   (source)
  • "Hear, my master," he said: "'I saw in the night visions, and behold, one like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven.... And there was given him dominion, and glory, and a kingdom, that all people, nations, and languages should serve him; his dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed.†   (source)
  • The Americans of the United States must inevitably become one of the greatest nations in the world; their offset will cover almost the whole of North America; the continent which they inhabit is their dominion, and it cannot escape them.†   (source)
  • A system of inland custom-houses would then be established; the valleys would be divided by imaginary boundary lines; the courses of the rivers would be confined by territorial distinctions; and a multitude of hindrances would prevent the Americans from exploring the whole of that vast continent which Providence has allotted to them for a dominion.†   (source)
  • To all of us this barbarous dominion stinks.†   (source)
  • communicated; that the members should engage to afford their advice, assistance, and support to each other in promoting one another's interests, business, and advancement in life; that, for distinction, we should be call'd The Society of the Free and Easy: free, as being, by the general practice and habit of the virtues, free from the dominion of vice; and particularly by the practice of industry and frugality, free from debt, which exposes a man to confinement, and a species of slavery to his creditors.†   (source)
  • the sake of trade and dominion.†   (source)
  • However combinations or associations of the above description may now and then answer popular ends, they are likely, in the course of time and things, to become potent engines, by which cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the people and to usurp for themselves the reins of government, destroying afterwards the very engines which have lifted them to unjust dominion.†   (source)
  • Before Charles, King of France, passed into Italy,(*) this country was under the dominion of the Pope, the Venetians, the King of Naples, the Duke of Milan, and the Florentines.†   (source)
  • Nothing can be farther from truth than this; for if America had only a twentieth part of the naval force of Britain, she would be by far an overmatch for her; because, as we neither have, nor claim any foreign dominion, our whole force would be employed on our own coast, where we should, in the long run, have two to one the advantage of those who had three or four thousand miles to sail over, before they could attack us, and the same distance to return in order to refit and recruit.†   (source)
  • Philip of Macedon, not the father of Alexander the Great, but he who was conquered by Titus Quintius, had not much territory compared to the greatness of the Romans and of Greece who attacked him, yet being a warlike man who knew how to attract the people and secure the nobles, he sustained the war against his enemies for many years, and if in the end he lost the dominion of some cities, nevertheless he retained the kingdom.†   (source)
  • Notwithstanding that, Messer Nicolo Vitelli in our times has been seen to demolish two fortresses in Citta di Castello so that he might keep that state; Guido Ubaldo, Duke of Urbino, on returning to his dominion, whence he had been driven by Cesare Borgia, razed to the foundations all the fortresses in that province, and considered that without them it would be more difficult to lose it; the Bentivogli returning to Bologna came to a similar decision.†   (source)
  • With no nearby city to veil the sky with light, the stars here held undisputed dominion over the night.†   (source)
  • [61] Sylva Clapin: A New Dictionary of Americanisms, Being a Glossary of Words Supposed to be Peculiar to the United States and the Dominion of Canada; New York, 1902†   (source)
  • Only privy councillors of Canada (not to be confused with imperial privy councillors) are permitted to retain the prefix after going out of office, though ancients who were legislative councillors at the time of the union, July 1, 1867, may still use it by a sort of courtesy, and former speakers of the Dominion Senate and House of Commons and various retired judges may do so on application to the King, countersigned by the governor-general.†   (source)
  • Here commences a new dominion acquired with a title by divine right.†   (source)
  • The subject world shall Rome's dominion own, And, prostrate, shall adore the nation of the gown.†   (source)
  • Such were avarice and ambition, which divided the dominion of his mind between them.†   (source)
  • He that hath the Dominion over the Child, hath Dominion also over their Childrens Children.†   (source)
  • canst thou set the dominion thereof in the earth?†   (source)
  • or shalt thou indeed have dominion over us?†   (source)
  • Is this the way in which usurpers stride to dominion over a numerous and enlightened nation?†   (source)
  • 145:13 Thy kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and thy dominion endureth throughout all generations.†   (source)
  • 103:22 Bless the LORD, all his works in all places of his dominion: bless the LORD, O my soul.†   (source)
  • Propriety Of A Subject Excludes Not The Dominion Of The Soveraign, But Onely Of Another Subject†   (source)
  • 72:8 He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth.†   (source)
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  • She was also active in the Granite Club, the Heliconian Club, the Junior League, and the Dominion Drama Festival.   (source)
    dominion = part of a name
  • A little later there's the Dominion Observatory Official Tune Signal: first a series of outer space beeps, then silence, then a long dash.   (source)
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