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."
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."
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.
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 domine and domne .
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.
It was evident that these two from that other world were ready to question his preeminence
. Even through his great egotism was filtering a suspicion that they patronized him; perhaps even pitied him.
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.
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.
Having achieved stability against terrorism, Pakistan is on positive trajectory of becoming a state where prerogative of use of weapons rests with the state alone and socio-economic development is taking preeminence
L e Conseil de securite des Nations Unies a proroge, mercredi a une grande majorite de ses membres, le mandat de la MINURSO de six mois jusqu'au 30 avril 2019, consacrant, une fois de plus, la preeminence
de l'initiative marocaine d'autonomie pour resoudre le conflit artificiel autour du Sahara marocain.