Usage examples for Advocating

  1. She wrote from Paris that it would be well to postpone the marriage a few months longer than they had first intended, and Emily List wrote a long letter advocating the same and explaining how much it grieved Clara to ask this. – The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2 by Rupert Hughes
  2. Here they live all the year round, visiting the sick, looking after the children, showing the women how to keep themselves and their homes decent, often discharging the sick mother's duties themselves; cultivating peace, advocating temperance, counselling in temporalities, and ceaselessly preaching the religion of Jesus Christ to the Outcasts of Society. – In-Darkest-England-and-the-Way-Out by Booth, William
  3. My lords, I know nothing about landlords, farmers, or labourers, when I am advocating a legislative question of a public nature in this house. – Maxims And Opinions Of Field-Marshal His Grace The Duke Of Wellington, Selected From His Writings And Speeches During A Public Life Of More Than Half A Century by Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
  4. Their daughter was the Pundita Ramabai, who, after the death of her parents, travelled all over India advocating the cause of female education, and to whom seems to be due the first suggestion for the establishment of the profession of women doctors. – Reviews by Oscar Wilde
  5. The Lord Lieutenant, after describing the gathering as 'one of the most notable deputations which had ever come to lay its case before the Irish Government, ' and noting the 'remarkable growth of public opinion' in favour of the policy they were advocating, expressed his heartfelt sympathy with the case which had been presented, and his earnest desire- which was well known- to proceed with legislation for the agricultural and industrial development of the country at the earliest moment. – Ireland In The New Century by Horace Plunkett