Usage examples for domination

  1. " Nullification," he adds, " portentous and fatal as it is to the prospects and welfare of this Union, is not the only instrument of Southern domination wielded by the executive arm at Washington. – Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams. by Josiah Quincy
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. The domination of the landed interest was further reduced. – A Short History of English Liberalism by Walter Lyon Blease
  6. 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
  7. The child of war- war was his tendency, his pleasure: domination his object; he wanted to master the world, and circumstances placed it in his hand, in order that he might make use of it. – History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814 by F. A. M. Miguet
  8. Great and important are the changes that have taken place in the arrangements of the mosque since the Spanish domination –  by
  9. The weariness of his domination became general. – History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814 by F. A. M. Miguet
  10. 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
  11. What did it matter to him that there were no titles in America, no more slaves to do his bidding, when he continued to believe in the domination of one class over another. – The Red Cross Girls with the Russian Army by Margaret Vandercook
  12. 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
  13. His love was his life, and, delicious or bitter, he had not the power of withdrawing himself a single moment from its domination – The Great German Composers by George T. Ferris
  14. It was man's defiance of the wilderness, a symbol of his domination over all the great material forces of the world. – The Greater Power by Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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