Usage examples for participation

  1. Calculated to do immense good in that department of woman's rights which relates to her participation in the great work of the Church of Christ, beyond the scrubbing and papering of the meeting- house." – Samantha at the World's Fair by Marietta Holley
  2. The teacher should start things going by suggestion and keep them going by his presence, his attitude, and his silent participation – Rural Life and the Rural School by Joseph Kennedy
  3. Ian stood between tides, behind him a forenoon, before him an evening of carnival participation – Foes by Mary Johnston
  4. 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
  5. 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
  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. They regarded that great convulsion as a desperate attempt on the part of our recent allies to found a republic like that of the United States; and they were in favor of extending the French our aid and sympathy, while the more eager went so far as to advocate our active participation in the war on behalf of France. – The Nation in a Nutshell by George Makepeace Towle
  8. 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
  9. There came to me a sense of tolerance, of fellowship, of participation – The Passionate Friends by Herbert George Wells
  10. 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
  11. Alone, the scene would have been dull and insipid: the participation of it with her gave it relish. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  12. 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
  13. I was free from any participation in that crime, and was anxious to meet the beautiful lady. – Bagh O Bahar, Or Tales of the Four Darweshes by Mir Amman of Dihli
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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