Usage examples for domination

  1. He knew the martial skill and prowess of the Spaniards; he stood in awe of their cavalry, and he had before him the disastrous fate of Caonabo; but he was rendered bold by despair, and he beheld in the domination of these strangers the assured ruin of his race. – The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II) by Washington Irving
  2. And they pretty soon got to using the word " people"; the " people" must have " the liberties they had under Edward the Confessor"; and time after time they would wring from a Norman king a charter, or a concession, to either the whole realm or a certain part of the realm, of all the liberties and laws and customs that they had under the old Saxon domination- and that ultimately resulted in bringing the whole free English law back. – Popular Law-making by Frederic Jesup Stimson
  3. The following extracts present the President's principal objections to the measure: The bill places all the people of the ten States therein named under the absolute domination of military rulers. – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  4. Nevertheless, as regards the other two evils, self- assertion and domination, I notice a definite superiority to ourselves in Chinese practice. – The Problem of China by Bertrand Russell
  5. On the other hand, what need is there to justify a fact under whose domination all societies exist? – The Physiology of Marriage, Part I. by Honore de Balzac
  6. But the condition of the native in the Transvaal is 100 years behind that of our natives in the Cape Colony, and you may take it as a broad fact that in proportion as Boer domination prevails the gravitation of the native towards slavery will be accelerated. – Native Races and the War by Josephine Elizabeth Butler
  7. Women have such a love of domination that we will relate an anecdote, not ten years old, in point. – The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete by Honore de Balzac
  8. For months past he had endured that supreme tyranny- the domination of the woman- till his whole life seemed to be spent between thinking about her and waiting for her at appointed corners. – Jonah by Louis Stone
  9. We acquire the power of combination and co- operation, in losing the desire for splendour and domination. – Where No Fear Was A Book About Fear by Arthur Christopher Benson
  10. The domination of the landed interest was further reduced. – A Short History of English Liberalism by Walter Lyon Blease
  11. Perhaps he had been afraid of the domination of his gentle wife with her soft insistence, and had girded at her throughout the years because of mere fanatic self- esteem. – The Precipice by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  12. All the circumstances bearing on the transaction occurred in that section of the country, and not elsewhere,- occurred in a country which is now under the same Government and domination as Virginia, because Virginia is included at present under the domination and Government of the Confederate States. – Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York by A. F. Warburton
  13. In the history of the creation, there given, we search in vain for any evidence of the Divine appointment, at that time, of masculine domination. – Woman: Man's Equal by Thomas Webster