Usage examples for corporate

  1. Thus a member of the British House of Commons, who is a magistrate in Rousseau's sense, has three essentially different wills: first, as a man, Mr. So- and- so; second, his corporate will, as member of the chamber, and this will is general in relation to the legislature, but particular in relation to the whole body of electors and peers; third, his will as a member of the great electoral body, which is a general will alike in relation to the electoral body and to the legislature. – Rousseau Volumes I. and II. by John Morley
  2. There is thus a certain distinction of classes and powers; and through this slight specialization of functions is effected a rude co- operation among the increasing mass of individuals, whenever the society has to act in its corporate capacity. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  3. The student's sense of responsibility is shown by her attitude towards the corporate government and administration of the school. – A Girl's Student Days and After by Jeannette Marks Commentator: Mary Emma Woolley
  4. Each mission should not only consider its field and its claims and needs, it should also study its own corporate gift and bent and then strive to develop its work mainly upon those lines which are most congenial to it. – India’s Problem Krishna or Christ by John P. Jones
  5. It is the one great city in the world where you never saw the least trace of corporate emotion. – Letters from France by C. E. W. Bean
  6. Colonel Wood and Lord Fairfax both donated additional lots in order to extend the corporate limits of the town. – Legends of the Skyline Drive and the Great Valley of Virginia by Carrie Hunter Willis Etta Belle Walker
  7. But it is equally true of all corporate bodies, whether small or great. – Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom by T. W. Allies
  8. The gestor of the Jews must therefore be a body corporate – The Jewish State by Theodor Herzl Commentator: Louis Lipsky Alex Bein
  9. This House has a corporate life which is rather difficult for those who are not members of it to understand." – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  10. Not being a corporate body, having no stock holders, debtors, or property, and but few officers, it would not be obnoxious to the constitutional objections which are urged against the present bank; and having no means to operate on the hopes, fears, or interests of large masses of the community, it would be shorn of the influence which makes that bank formidable. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  11. You would be unworthy members of the school if you simply came to do your lessons, and took no part in the little things which make corporate life go with a swing. – Stray Thoughts for Girls by Lucy H. M. Soulsby
  12. I would reserve to them, in every respect, their corporate rights. – 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
  13. What are the corporate powers of a district? – Studies in Civics by James T. McCleary
  14. The due place of ideals, individual and corporate in their reaction upon the function and the structure of the city, and even upon its material environment, has next to be recognised. – Civics: as Applied Sociology by Patrick Geddes
  15. The elections for non- corporate towns, and the election of individuals by themselves, were pronounced invalid; but a decision was given in favour of non- resident Englishmen, which still gave the court a large majority. – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  16. But this implies the maintenance of an army and navy, as much as of a body of police; it implies a diplomatic as well as a detective force; and it implies, further, that the State, as a corporate whole, shall have distinct and definite views as to its wants, powers, and obligations. – Critiques and Addresses by Thomas Henry Huxley
  17. They assumed that James McGill intended his bequest to be administered by the Board only until buildings were erected and a Charter granted to a Corporate body, for the Board's control was primarily over grants from the Crown and not from private individuals. – McGill and its Story, 1821-1921 by Cyrus Macmillan
  18. I saw no corporate teaching, and I should have asked O'Neill if he had any. – A Dominie in Doubt by A. S. Neill
  19. Before the South Improvement Company ended its corporate existence, however, a great change had taken place in the oil situation. – The Age of Big Business Volume 39 in The Chronicles of America Series by Burton J. Hendrick
  20. The head of the Department, invariably a civilian under our form of government, and therefore usually unfamiliar with naval matters, had not assured to him, at instant call, organized professional assistance, individual or corporate prepared to advise him, when asked, as to the military aspect of proposed operations, what the arguments for or against feasibility, or what the best method of procedure. – From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life by Captain A. T. Mahan