Usage examples for preservation

  1. But for the preservation of my own honour I must speak- and with frankness. – The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009
  2. She judged that, seeing she had saved her friend's life, she had some right to think and choose for the preservation of that life. – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  3. It created that new political antagonism in which, whether under the names of Whig and Tory, or of Liberal and Conservative, two great parties have contended, one for a series of beneficial changes, the other for the preservation of the existing order. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  4. Fifteen months ago I formed you for the preservation of tranquillity in the capital, and for its security. – Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. I by Pierre Antoine Edouard Fleury de Chaboulon
  5. One would have thought that he was deeply interested in telling her about the great sea- wall in which nature and man have gone into partnership, and upon the preservation of which depends the very existence of Venice. – A Venetian June by Anna Fuller
  6. It must be done as a means of self- preservation – The Making of a Country Parish by Harlow S. (Harlow Spencer) Mills
  7. The edifice appears to have been raised within the year, such is its freshness and preservation – Dreams, Waking Thoughts, and Incidents by William Beckford
  8. The aim of life is limited to this world- man has but to aim at the enjoyment and preservation of his own life. – Rudolph Eucken by Abel J. Jones
  9. It was fighting for self- preservation and a restoration of its authority, and it was its duty to send out all the troops necessary to put down the rebellion. – Portrait and Biography of Parson Brownlow, The Tennessee Patriot by William Gannaway Brownlow
  10. And when the King heard that her preservation and the escape of his son from so many dangers were entirely owing to the bird, which had given food to the one and counsel to the other, he offered her his kingdom and his life. – Stories from Pentamerone by Giambattista Basile
  11. Meantime I shall conclude with doing that duty to my country which I am still at liberty to perform- which is to pray for its preservation – A History of the Four Georges, Volume II (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  12. Those negroes fought for their liberty, which was involved in the preservation of the Union of the States. – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  13. He suggested a special citizens' committee for the preservation of public order. – To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today by Ralph Connor
  14. Some, like the instinct of self- preservation are needed our lifetime through, hence they remain to the end. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  15. But it is a form of self- preservation in Woman, for which Man alone is responsible.... – The Disturbing Charm by Berta Ruck
  16. Have we been grateful for the infinite thought and wisdom which our Lord has expended upon us and our creation, preservation and redemption? – Kept for the Master's Use by Frances Ridley Havergal
  17. All hope for the preservation of the government died out in my heart. – Half a Century by Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm
  18. I felt satisfied that this well was a tomb, and that lower down I should see some more Tinguians in a state of preservation – Adventures in the Philippine Islands by Paul P. de La Gironière
  19. Such as seemed worthy of preservation though they had not been included in the second canon, were gathered together during the space of an hundred and fifty years. – The Canon of the Bible by Samuel Davidson