Usage examples for demarcation

  1. No geographical or ethnological line of political demarcation could be drawn. – The Evolution of Sinn Fein by Robert Mitchell Henry
  2. The line of demarcation is formed by the birth of the Messiah, according to v. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
  3. The line of demarcation between the clown and the merry- and- wise wit was, in those days, not clearly drawn. – Under the Rose by Frederic Stewart Isham
  4. The party all went on till they reached the extremity of it, and there, looking still farther on, they saw the line of demarcation between the gray water and the blue extending itself before them as far as they could see. – Rollo in Geneva by Jacob Abbott
  5. From early times too the demarcation between Church and State has been less marked, or rather the influence of the former over the latter has been more constant and more powerful, than in perhaps any other European kingdom. – Spain by Wentworth Webster
  6. Clear and definite lines of demarcation between good and evil, between possible and impossible modes of conduct, point the moral of advance, and turn the scale in the upward direction for the weak, the hesitating, and the imitative. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  7. I cannot agree with you in the stern line of demarcation which you would draw between us. – Hunted and Harried by R.M. Ballantyne
  8. The line of demarcation between the bourgeois and the ouvrier battalions is clearly marked, and they differ as much in their opinions as in their appearance. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  9. It may be remarked that the floor was much whiter at this line of demarcation, and under the fresh chalk- line appeared the faint evidences of one recently effaced. – The Twins of Table Mountain and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  10. The line of demarcation was not, and perhaps could not be, drawn with precision. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  11. Thus, not only was the Thames a line of demarcation, only passable at a few points, from its estuary nearly to the Severn Sea, but the southern regions cut off by it were parted by Nature into five main districts. – Early Britain--Roman Britain by Edward Conybeare
  12. The movement of the line of demarcation is proportional to the difference in the areas of the chambers and the U- tube connecting them. – Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
  13. Lady Anne Mowbray looked down upon their operations with a pretty air of quiet surprise, tinctured with horror; while my mother's shrinking delicacy endeavoured to suggest some idea of propriety to the city matron, who having taken her station next to us in the second row, had at last seated herself so that a considerable portion of the back part of her head- dress was in my mother's face: moreover, the citizen's huge arm, with its enormous gauze cuff, leaning on the partition which divided, or ought to have divided, her from us, considerably passed the line of demarcation. – Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond] by Maria Edgeworth
  14. I think the best way of giving the information which is required for an understanding of our somewhat complicated scheme for agricultural and industrial development under democratic control is first to explain the line of demarcation which we have drawn between the respective functions of the Department and the people's committees throughout the country; and then I must give a rapid description of some of the most important features of the Department's policy and programme. – Ireland In The New Century by Horace Plunkett
  15. The Concho had always claimed the right to run their cattle on the Blue Mesa with the Blue Range as a tentative line of demarcation. – The Ridin' Kid from Powder River by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  16. I have entertained an expectation that it would have been in my power at the opening of this session to have communicated to you the agreeable information of the due execution of our treaty with His Catholic Majesty respecting the withdrawing of his troops from our territory and the demarcation of the line of limits, but by the latest authentic intelligence Spanish garrisons were still continued within our country, and the running of the boundary line had not been commenced. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  17. The ravine of Deep Run, covered with tangled brushwood, was the line of demarcation between Jackson and Longstreet. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  18. At nine years their capacities might be sufficiently developed to judge which branch of education would be then desirable for each; girls and boys being still educated together, and capacity being the only line of demarcation. – Mrs. Shelley by Lucy M. Rossetti
  19. One thing, indeed, we ought to have had impressed upon our minds with fresh force; namely, that we often draw the lines of demarcation too broad between those whom we are pleased to divide into the civilized and the savage. – Moon Lore by Timothy Harley