Usage examples for ruling

  1. After that she never attempted to change his ruling. – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various
  2. You know as well as I do what a complete possession any ruling idea takes of her whole nature. – A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  3. Only waiting to throw a glass of water in his direction, the dream- child demanded my ruling in a voice shaking with indignation. – Anthony Lyveden by Dornford Yates
  4. Truly, he furnished a striking instance of the ruling passion strong in death. – Queen Sheba's Ring by H. Rider Haggard
  5. She had set her heart on ruling in the great leather- merchant's house, and she did not know how to bear her disappointment. – That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green
  6. Your ruling passion is the love of humanity. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  7. I urged Gordon to obey that ruling, last spring. – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  8. Then I shall point out that your ruling is based upon a personal opinion because you don't know anything about the process. – The Fourth R by George Oliver Smith
  9. There, too, the power was passing from the many to one: first from many ruling families to one family, then from all the individual members of that family to a supreme and permanent head- the Tsar. – A Short History of Russia by Mary Platt Parmele
  10. But what has that to do with the Doctor's ruling? – Tom Brown's School Days by Thomas Hughes
  11. The same instinct was ruling the history of European Greece as well. – The Ancient East by D. G. Hogarth
  12. Mrs. Maysworth was the ruling spirit of a little bunch of prosperous Homeburg people who lived at the end of Milk Street- we used to call it the cream end of Milk Street. – Homeburg Memories by George Helgesen Fitch
  13. And, remember, the Browns made the ruling first. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  14. Pity was always Mary's ruling passion. – Mary Wollstonecraft by Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  15. A man can handle 200 to 300 acres, and at the ruling prices for wheat of recent years, taking the average obtained by good farmers, the returns will run from $ 9. 60 to $ 14. 00 per acre and more for his share. – Wheat Growing in Australia by Australia Department of External Affairs
  16. I The Ruling Element " Jason and His Men." – A Fleece of Gold Five Lessons from the Fable of Jason and the Golden Fleece by Charles Stewart Given
  17. For centuries there had always been a Riego living in this fortress- like palace, ruling this portion of the New World with the whole majesty of his race. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer