Usage examples for limiting

  1. Henry also made a proclamation limiting the consumption of certain meat according to status. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. If the eight hours day is to raise wages, it will not be by limiting production, but by improving it. – Contemporary Socialism by John Rae
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. What you have been to me I tried recently to explain in a public manner, and having to write for publicity, I did so as soberly as possible, limiting myself entirely to the facts of our relations which I wanted to explain to those who perhaps could not understand such a friendship nowadays. – Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1 by Francis Hueffer (translator)
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. If this is clear to the student, he will now see how it is that by limiting our conception of life to the current ideas entertained by the race, we impress these ideas on our three lower principles. – The Law and the Word by Thomas Troward
  15. But the limiting case for the commodity theory is not the actual case. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. By limiting themselves in this manner some Determinists have been led to deny responsibility altogether. – Determinism or Free-Will? by Chapman Cohen
  19. 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
  20. He was very jealous of his own prerogatives, and the belief that some of his best statesmen and advisers were trying to establish constitutional monarchy, limiting the power of the Throne, finally caused him to throw in his lot with the anti- Progressive group. – Korea's Fight for Freedom by F.A. McKenzie