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Usage examples for limiting

  1. His Royal Highness traced " the progress of the society and especially the rapid advance which it had made since it adopted the principle of holding its Shows periodically in all the towns of the county, instead of limiting its meetings to Norwich and Swaffham only. – Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888 by Edward VII
  2. The House has inserted words limiting the operation of the Freedmen's Bureau to those sections of country within which the writ of habeas corpus was suspended on the 1st day of February, 1866. As the bill passed the Senate, it will be remembered that it extended to refugees and freedmen in all parts of the United States, and the President was authorized to divide the section of country containing such refugees and freedmen into districts. – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  3. He deprecated, he said, any measure leveled specially against Rumania, all the more that there existed already an enactment of the old Council of Four limiting the armaments of all the lesser states. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon
  4. Finally, even if forever did refer to individual service, we have ample precedents for limiting the term by the jubilee. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  5. A few States have laws aimed at corrupt elections, that is to say, limiting the expenditure of candidates and requiring publicity. – Popular Law-making by Frederic Jesup Stimson
  6. In our limestone areas, however, acid soil conditions are developing year by year, limiting the growth of clover and affecting the yields of other crops. – Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement by Alva Agee
  7. In case the war should be persisted in, a plan for limiting it to the defensive in the south- east of France was under consideration, for which, however, according to the report sent on February 8th by the Committee of Inquiry to the National Assembly, scarcely more than 252, 000 men in fighting condition were available. – The Franco-German War of 1870-71 by Count Helmuth, von Moltke
  8. But the limiting case for the commodity theory is not the actual case. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  9. Those who were most liable to be the victims of violence, have naturally tended as much as they could towards limiting its sphere and mitigating its excesses. – The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill
  10. Henry also made a proclamation limiting the consumption of certain meat according to status. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  11. It was here that his horses were standing, and he now intended, by limiting himself to one horse a day, to mount his friend for a couple of weeks. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  12. The hotel that attempted limiting the liberty of its guests to the extent of serving them a table d'hote dinner, would be emptied in a week. – Worldly Ways and Byways by Eliot Gregory
  13. Some of us compromise by bending forward to the limiting of our breath and the discomfort of our digestion. – Preaching and Paganism by Albert Parker Fitch
  14. How far Trade Unions actually have conscious recourse to this method of limiting their numbers, may be doubted; but no one acquainted with the spirit of Trades Unions would believe that if a sudden growth of technical schools enabled large numbers of duly qualified youths to apply for admission into the various Unions so as to compete for the same quantity of work with the body of existing members, the Unions of the latter would freely and cheerfully admit them. – Problems of Poverty by John A. Hobson
  15. I have made these remarks, sir, not because I perceive any immediate danger of carrying our manufactures to an extensive height, but for the purpose of guarding and limiting my opinions, and of checking, perhaps, a little the high- wrought hopes of some who seem to look to our present infant establishments for 'more than their nature or their state can bear. – Daniel Webster by Henry Cabot Lodge
  16. By limiting themselves in this manner some Determinists have been led to deny responsibility altogether. – Determinism or Free-Will? by Chapman Cohen
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