Usage examples for exclude

  1. But Sulla by his opposition contrived to exclude him from this office, and even thought of putting him to death; and when some observed that there was no reason in putting to death such a youth, Sulla observed, that they had no sense if they did not see many Marii in this boy. – Plutarch's Lives Volume III. by Plutarch
  2. It ought to have a natural tendency to exclude bad men from government, and not to trust for the safety of the state to subsequent punishment alone; punishment, which has ever been tardy and uncertain; and which, when power is suffered in bad hands, may chance to fall rather on the injured than the criminal. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  3. I will exclude David Dodd until she has accepted you in form." – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  4. For the moment, the proposal to exclude slavery from the northwestern territory was defeated, because of the two thirds vote required in Congress for any important measure. – The Critical Period of American History by John Fiske
  5. Summer though it was, a bright fire of sticks was burning on the hearth; bright, but not too bright to exclude the outside view. – Scenes in Switzerland by American Tract Society
  6. Occasionally it will be necessary to exclude them from the diet altogether. – The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy by J. Morris Slemons
  7. You will either follow me this very hour or, take my word for it, I will exclude you from every post where I have power to command. – Under a Charm, Vol. II. (of III) A Novel by E. Werner
  8. The existence of marked differences between the Chinese and Maya- Mexican numerical systems and determination of elements, appears to exclude the possibility that dominating Asiatic influences could have reached America via China and Japan after the still existing, crystallized forms of government and calendar had been established in the latter countries. – The Fundamental Principles of Old and New World Civilizations by Zelia Nuttall
  9. In any case, it promised no positive prospect of success, nor did it exclude large chances of disaster." – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  10. We can bar His entrance just as we can exclude the light from the chamber. – My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year by John Henry Jowett
  11. Before creeping to bed she drew the curtains to exclude the lingering daylight. – Brother Copas by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  12. We must bandage the wound somehow, till we can get home, and we must find a way to exclude the cold air from it. – Donald McElroy, Scotch Irishman by Willie Walker Caldwell
  13. The careful melody of the versification and the exact felicity of the diction exclude, it may be, those highest flights which create most enthusiasm, at any rate in this century. – A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895) by George Saintsbury
  14. A form of oath can be devised to exclude those Dissenters who may have designs against the constitution either in Church or State. – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  15. We must have society on our own terms, and admit or exclude it on the slightest cause. – The Five Great Philosophies of Life by William de Witt Hyde
  16. From the outer part there was indeed no attempt to exclude anyone belonging to the neighbourhood who chose to ramble about there, and in Mr. Ravenor's absence visitors who had obtained permission from the steward were occasionally permitted to drive through; but to the grounds and the Castle itself access was simply an impossibility. – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  17. Atheism and Republicanism are two words which exclude each other. – Atheism Among the People by Alphonse de Lamartine