Usage examples for constituted

  1. Constituted as we are, we can know good only by contrast with evil. – A Cynic Looks at Life Little Blue Book #1099 by Ambrose Bierce
  2. Thus constituted was the commonwealth upon the death of William the Silent. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  3. Here, if anywhere, I thought I should be most likely to find the despatches which constituted the chief object of my search; and I accordingly made my way into the after- cabin. – The Log of a Privateersman by Harry Collingwood
  4. Its members have sworn to die in maintaining the rights of the people, and the constituted authorities. – History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814 by F. A. M. Miguet
  5. It was evident that a society so constituted could not long be held together. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  6. He judged rightly that these troops, whom he had not dispersed without considerable effort, constituted merely an advanced guard. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 7 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  7. He had constituted himself the kirangozi or guide, and was the standard- bearer, bearing the American flag, which the men thought would certainly strike terror into the hearts of the enemy. – How I Found Livingstone by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  8. Believe me that man is not so constituted as to be able to make such efforts. – The Fixed Period by Anthony Trollope
  9. Because, not being constituted like you and me, they live differently. – Dreamers of the Ghetto by I. Zangwill
  10. One distinct group of visitors has always been constituted by the " newspaper men." – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  11. Eight hours a day or over constituted a full day for purposes of pay; up to four hours, half a day; and two hours or less, a quarter day. – The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon by José Maria Gordon
  12. " He has been worse punished than if he had been hung in the beginning," he said, and turned from the bed, facing the Dietmans as if he constituted himself the dead man's protector. – Between Whiles by Helen Hunt Jackson
  13. He heard me not; but I must with equal frankness confess that on this occasion I was soon freed from all apprehension with respect to the consequences of the difficulties he had to encounter in the Council and in the other constituted orders of the State. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  14. Thus far, then, the case stands thus, that in the observed facts of nature there is nothing to incline the balance in favour either of Necessity or Free- will; and that if those facts constituted the whole of our experience we should have no reason to believe the one rather than the other. – Evolution by Frank B. Jevons
  15. For some reason these persons appeared to labour under the impression that we constituted some sort of travelling amusement enterprise. – Fibble, D. D. by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
  16. Some of us are so constituted as to see the dark side of the picture, others the bright. – The Chinese Boy and Girl by Isaac Taylor Headland
  17. There were at that time only two or three native Christians connected with the mission, and these, with their families, the missionaries and their wives, and a few orphan children, constituted the congregation. – Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877 by James Kennedy
  18. The Scottish Parliament was so constituted that it had scarcely ever offered any serious opposition even to Kings much weaker than Charles then was. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay