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Usage examples for participation

  1. Ian stood between tides, behind him a forenoon, before him an evening of carnival participation. – Foes by Mary Johnston
  2. It was very easy to see, he observed, that the English counsellors were seeking every means of entering into communication with Spain, and that they were doing so with the participation of the Queen! – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  3. The participation of the people in their own government consists therefore merely in the choice of officers to represent them and carry out their wishes. – Government and Administration of the United States by Westel W. Willoughby and William F. Willoughby
  4. Slowly and reluctantly Jefferson yielded to pressure, justifying himself as he did so by the reflection that a due participation in office was a matter of right. – Jefferson and his Colleagues A Chronicle of the Virginia Dynasty, Volume 15 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Allen Johnson
  5. Only in these weeks before Parliament, while matters of great moment to his own political future were going forward, and his participation in them was not a whit less cool and keen than it had always been, he had still found abundant time for the wooing of Diana. – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  6. With this brief reference to Sulpicia, our account of woman's creative participation in Roman literature must end for want of material. – Roman Women Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries, Volume 2 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain
  7. The giving of religious instruction and the instituting of Church ceremonies shall be dependent on consent of the teacher; the acceptance of religious instruction and participation in Church ceremonies and acts shall be dependent on consent of those persons responsible for a child's religious education. – The New Germany by George Young
  8. On the other hand, to prevent the movement, in any district, from shrinking into village isolation; in order to keep the whole town comprised, and, as nearly as may be, to win the whole town's sympathy and participation, we have made a rule that in whatever district the capital prize is awarded, the second prize must go to some other district. – The Amateur Garden by George W. Cable
  9. The War goes well on the Western Front, the worst news being the report that the Kaiser has undertaken to refrain in future from active participation in the conduct of military operations. – Mr. Punch's History of the Great War by Punch
  10. I have already noted down a multitude of facts bearing upon the points that interest me most- the operation of the school- boards, the co- education of the sexes, the elevation of the tone of the lower classes, the participation of the latter in political life. – The Point of View by Henry James
  11. The overwhelming majority of our fellow citizens do not abandon in the slightest their hope and their expectation that the United States will not become involved in military participation in these wars. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  12. I did not trouble myself to make out how much of this was mocking, and as there was no active participation in the joke expected of me, I kept on the safe side of laughing. – Questionable Shapes by William Dean Howells
  13. But it was poor Chet Gormley who paid the dearest price for participation in the exciting incident. – Carolyn of the Corners by Ruth Belmore Endicott
  14. A few others whose active participation was needed were to be taken into confidence, but the secret was to be held in close- guarded circle. – The Tempering by Charles Neville Buck
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