Usage examples for Mediating

  1. One is obliged to take some attitude in mediating the folk- tales to the modern child, toward the fact that we often find them reflecting a moral standard quite different from that which the average well- bred child is brought up by; and this situation is complicated by the fact that the children are too young to understand dramatically another moral standard. – Literature in the Elementary School by Porter Lander MacClintock
  2. To Martin Field, Mary was a guardian daughter, to Charles K. and Roswell M. 1st, she was a loyal and mediating sister, and to Eugene and Roswell M. 2d, she was a loving aunt, as her daughter Mary was an indulgent mother and unfailing friend. – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  3. The commandments of love to the Lord are the first three, and the commandments of love toward the neighbor are the last six; and the fourth commandment, which is " Honor thy father and thy mother," is the mediating commandment, for in it " father" means the Father in the heavens, and " mother" means the church, which is the neighbor. – Spiritual Life and the Word of God by Emanuel Swedenborg
  4. We declined mediating between Spain and an alliance assuming to itself that character of general superintendence of the concerns of nations. – Selected-Speeches-on-British-Foreign-Policy-1738-1914 by Jones, Edgar R. (Edgar Rees), Sir
  5. As yet there was no place for a mediating party between them. – History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814 by F. A. M. Miguet