Usage examples for powers

  1. " Let your powers of darkness come, Elijah," I said quietly, " but I tell you this: before they come there are certain things you will have to tell me." – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  2. The archbishop has been given full powers – The Puppet Crown by Harold MacGrath
  3. Whatever her experience during the last days or weeks had been, it had brought her to the end of her powers – Mary Wollaston by Henry Kitchell Webster
  4. Who gave you the powers of reason and speech? – An Address to the Inhabitants of the Colonies, Established in New South Wales and Norfolk Island. by Richard Johnson
  5. Some of the powers granted, from their very nature, interfere in their execution with contracts of parties. – Monopolies and the People by D. C. Cloud
  6. The other two poets just mentioned were really new powers – A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895) by George Saintsbury
  7. All other powers depend on the pope. – Monks, Popes, and their Political Intrigues by John Alberger
  8. Be the powers no. – My Lady of the Chimney Corner by Alexander Irvine
  9. Or it will do other strange things because different whinchers have different powers – Rootabaga Stories by Carl Sandburg
  10. They are obliged to talk at the very moment when they wish to use their powers of expression for a very different purpose. – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
  11. Only let those who come come with full powers as you desire us. – The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
  12. We must learn what these Powers purpose doing. – The Lighted Match by Charles Neville Buck
  13. By the powers Terence! – With Moore At Corunna by G. A. Henty
  14. To " wise the powers is to give information to the Naval officers. – Dave Darrin's First Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  15. So long as I live, I am to have powers over my property, to alter my will as I please. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery by L.W. King and H.R. Hall
  16. On the whole, however, he was satisfied about her; alarm and excitement had restrung her powers and she knew herself to have done her part, so that she was ready to be both cheerful and important over the evening meal. – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
  17. Also, do you not see that there cannot be two equally Great Powers in Germany. – The Prussian Terror by Alexandre Dumas
  18. We have here to deal with other powers of darkness! – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  19. But it was with a heavy heart, for he greatly doubted his own powers – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  20. Asy boys, now, said Corney; we're all right when we're here; an', by the powers – The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope