Usage examples for governing

  1. There could be no " well- governing of the Church." – Report Of Commemorative Services With The Sermons And Addresses At The Seabury Centenary, 1883-1885. by Diocese Of Connecticut
  2. Canada was represented by some of the high officials of that self- governing colony. – My Memories of Eighty Years by Chauncey M. Depew
  3. It is this capacity for governing himself which is pointing upwards to still greater heights of power. – Success (Second Edition) by Max Aitken Beaverbrook
  4. I, now that speech had been summoned to my lips, could not restrain it, and proceeded, scarcely governing the words, quite without ideas; 'For you to be indifferent to rank- yes, you may well be; you have intellect; you are high above me in both- ' So on, against good taste and common sense. – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  5. I have that rare gift, you know, Robert, of governing my personality from inside. – The Wicked Marquis by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  6. He felt moved, therefore, he said, to tell them that the business of governing Europe to which the Conference had been attending all those months was not precisely the work for which it was convoked. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon
  7. It provided for the establishment of districts and the governing of these districts by military law, and it was hoped that the immediate crying need of a strong government to enforce order and prevent the continuance of the oppression of the freedmen was satisfied. – The Struggle between President Johnson and Congress over Reconstruction by Charles Ernest Chadsey
  8. All the other self- governing States are in favour of it. – Constructive Imperialism by Viscount Milner
  9. Most of the governing class know the Free Press. – The Free Press by Hilaire Belloc
  10. Suppose the Governing Committee was informed in advance that the attempt to work the trick was to be made. – Friday, the Thirteenth by Thomas W. Lawson
  11. 1. The presence of a second verb, which takes the appearance of a governing verb. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  12. Moreover, the problem of governing the backward countries remains. – American World Policies by Walter E. Weyl
  13. Economy of force is the governing standard with those who are too constantly in contact with the world, too much given to the spirit of crowded company and fashion. – The Friendships of Women by William Rounseville Alger
  14. Markets, and Domestic Habits of the People The markets are also worthy of note, and by their regular establishment and arrangement indicate to a certain extent the self- governing element and organized condition of the people. – Official Report of the Niger Valley Exploring Party by Martin Robinson Delany
  15. And if we take the individuals who were governing England immediately before the French Revolution, one need only refer to the speeches of Mr. Pitt, and especially to those of that profound statesman and most instructed man, Lord Shelburne, to find that we can boast no remarkable superiority either in political justice or in political economy. – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
  16. From this time she experienced more and more the power of governing herself; and, with each new effort gaining new strength, became at last a wonder to those who knew the temperament she had had to contend with. – The Lamplighter by Maria S. Cummins
  17. This child I could not call noble- minded, or generous- hearted, or a lover of truth, or a self- governing being, but I thought she had been able to discern glimpses of these characteristics in others whom she had wronged, and that had given me hope. – Guide to the Kindergarten and Intermediate Class and Moral Culture of Infancy. by Elizabeth P. Peabody Mary Mann