Away with those who assert that letters have the preeminence
over arms; I will tell them, whosoever they may be, that they know not what they say.
Nor is it to be imagined, if this obstacle could be surmounted, that the neighboring powers would suffer a revolution to take place which would give to the empire the force and preeminence
to which it is entitled.
Above this floor was a large atelier, which had been increased in size by pulling down the partitions -- a pandemonium, in which the artist and the dandy strove for preeminence
Because heaven has so richly endowed you with the arts of war, you think that you must therefore excel others in counsel; but you cannot thus claim preeminence
in all things.
From this time, it is added, he was much dreaded by the natives, as one who held their fate in his hands, and was called, by way of preeminence
, "the Great Small-pox Chief.
There was in the two ways in which "Master Jacques" was pronounced on the one hand, and the "master" by preeminence
on the other, the difference between monseigneur and monsieur, between
No one quicker than Rosamond to see causes and effects which lay within the track of her own tastes and interests: she had seen clearly Lydgate's preeminence
in Middlemarch society, and could go on imaginatively tracing still more agreeable social effects when his talent should have advanced him; but for her, his professional and scientific ambition had no other relation to these desirable effects than if they had been the fortunate discovery of an ill-smelling oil.
It was evident that these two from that other world were ready to question his preeminence
Even Josie Pye attained a certain preeminence
as the sharpest- tongued young lady in attendance at Queen's.
I see no distinct grounds for classical studies being given a preeminence
over scientific studies.
Summary: Washington - Members of the UN Security Council (UNSC) are unanimous regarding the preeminence
and pertinence of Morocco's serious and credible proposal to grant autonomy to its southern provinces, the Sahara, Foreign Minsiter, Taib Fassi Fihri said on Tuesday.
The move is presumably a show of sensitivity to the Orthodox, among whom the title patriarch refers to a bishop's preeminence
in a particular region.