Usage examples for dominion

  1. And with respect to the superiority or dominion of the man over the woman, it is merely in the natural course of events; it is the effect of strength of body, and even of strength of mind. – A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10) From "The Works of Voltaire - A Contemporary Version" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Commentator: John Morley Tobias Smollett H.G. Leigh
  2. Home, realm of woman, pleasant shelter of her youth, gentle dominion granted to her life, I can say that thou hast yielded me some of the purest and deepest joys. – Daisy Burns (Volume 2) by Julia Kavanagh
  3. And in truth they war more for women than either for gold or dominion – The Discovery of Guiana by Sir Walter Raleigh
  4. Then had come a startling change, and he had discovered in the Dominion that he must lead a life of Spartan self- denial. – Vane of the Timberlands by Harold Bindloss
  5. It is exchanged for those indefinite noises of the night which, to timid souls, seem to share the dominion of terror with its stillness. – Doctor Cupid by Rhoda Broughton
  6. If they are unwilling to consider us as such, let them subject us to their dominion if they can. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  7. Direct relations between the individual Provinces of the Federation and the Mother Country practically ceased, and were replaced by a Federal relation with the Dominion – The Framework of Home Rule by Erskine Childers
  8. And this subjection of man to the tyranny of things, when he ought to exercise a strong dominion over them, is the universal mark of vice. – Practical Ethics by William DeWitt Hyde
  9. When Mexico came from under the Dominion of Spain, she wanted to be free from slavery and objected to Texas bringing slaves into Mexican Territory and selling them. – Colorado--The Bright Romance of American History by F. C. Grable
  10. A few days later his dominion was again on the point of being extinguished. – History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 11 (of 12) by S. Rappoport
  11. Slowly the rested nerves asserted dominion over the boy, but he did not move. – A Son of the Hills by Harriet T. Comstock
  12. In the fourteenth century, a new and a vital question arose: Will the French dominion preserve its nationality? – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume II. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  13. In 1862 a chief called Mzila became their king, and established his dominion over all the tribes that dwell on the eastern slope of the Quathlamba Mountains, between the Limpopo and the Zambesi. – Impressions of South Africa by James Bryce
  14. The white face flushed indignant dominion – Peccavi by E. W. Hornung
  15. The dark creature claimed her, she declared herself helpless to escape from that dominion into normal life, and yet It never had spoken to her? – The Thing from the Lake by Eleanor M. Ingram
  16. The refusal of the King to grant the priests any wider dominion over us is merely an act of policy inspired by terror. – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  17. We were four hundred miles north of the fertile prairies of the great western part of the Dominion of Canada, where perhaps a hundred millions of people will yet find happy times. – By Canoe and Dog-Train by Egerton Ryerson Young
  18. He has dominion from sea to sea; they that dwell in the wilderness bow before Him; all kings worship Him; all nations serve Him. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
  19. It is an even wager that if you ask the average well- informed business man in Canada how many miles of railways the Dominion has, he will answer on the dot " almost thirty thousand." – The Canadian Commonwealth by Agnes C. Laut
  20. She lived in the fashionable new Dominion Hotel, where the ball would take place. – Lord John in New York by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson