Usage examples for regulate

  1. But it is the body and soul that must regulate labour, not labour the body and soul. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  2. Other teachers sought to regulate the lives of their followers by rule and formula, but Christ's plan was to purify the heart and then to leave love to direct the footsteps. – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  3. To this position I assent; and, as the States cannot regulate their own commerce, but the same being the right of Congress, that body cannot make slaves an article of commerce, because slavery is left entirely to the States in which it exists; and slaves within those States, according to the gentleman, are excluded from the power of Congress. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  4. But one thing does emerge, and that is, that a sort of inspired good taste is the only thing which can regulate morals. – Father Payne by Arthur Christopher Benson
  5. Within the compass of each an annual assembly is held to regulate all the affairs and discipline of that section of the body. – A Visit To The United States In 1841 by Joseph Sturge
  6. This is necessary in order that they may regulate their own diet and obey the laws of their caste. – Modern India by William Eleroy Curtis
  7. I bet you if you turn those, they'll regulate the pressure. – The Adventures of Bobby Orde by Stewart Edward White
  8. To regulate the depth to which a cutter such as shown in Fig. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  9. When he has given an account of all these things, he shall be asked if he knows or suspects the cause of his arrest, and his reply shall regulate the questions put to him afterwards. – The History of the Inquisition of Spain from the Time of its Establishment to the Reign of Ferdinand VII. by Juan Antonio Llorente
  10. It is to be brought about by the combined operation of the laws which regulate the price of labor, and the laws which govern population. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  11. 2116, is used to regulate the tension of the plate or saw, the effects of its blow when delivered vertically being circular, as at A, in Fig. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  12. For if Congress has the power to regulate the conditions of the inhabitants of the States, within the States, it will be but another exercise of that power, to declare that all shall be free. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  13. The Chinese have no authority or control over them, and are unable to regulate them in any way. – Peking Dust by Ellen N. La Motte
  14. Watch the condition of hog's bowels and regulate them by feeding. – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek
  15. Therefore, from time to time, he went to the furnace to regulate the heat. – As It Was in the Beginning by Philip Verrill Mighels
  16. Mind you regulate the feed of the drill carefully; it's not been working quite well lately." – Secret Bread by F. Tennyson Jesse
  17. Although the church under the pope always pretended that it alone had authority to regulate relations between the sexes, marriage and divorce, we found Henry I interfering with the priests themselves, and we now find as early as 1235, a secular statute which extends the interference of the secular law over the relations between parent and child; that is, as to when a child should be legitimate and when not. – Popular Law-making by Frederic Jesup Stimson