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  1. Every step and every movement of the multitude, even in what are termed enlightened ages, are made with equal blindness to the future; and nations stumble upon establishments, which are indeed the result of human action, but not the execution of any human design. – Adam Ferguson
  2. The denial of our duty to act in this case is a denial of our right to act; and if we have no right to act, then may we well be termed the white slaves of the North, for like our brethren in bonds, we must seal our lips in silence and despair. – Angelina Grimke
  3. The physician's highest calling, his only calling, is to make sick people healthy- to heal, as it is termed – Samuel Hahnemann
  4. The U. S. government has in recent years fought what it termed wars against AIDs, drug abuse, poverty, illiteracy and terrorism. Each of those wars has budgets, legislation, offices, officials, letterhead- everything necessary in a bureaucracy to tell you something is real. – Bruce Jackson
  5. The payment made by a manufacturer to a patentee for the privilege of using the patent process, is usually termed in commercial language, a rent; and under the same head must be ranked all extraordinary qualities of body and mind. – Nassau William Senior
  6. Chemistry has been termed by the physicist as the messy part of physics, but that is no reason why the physicists should be permitted to make a mess of chemistry when they invade it. – Frederick Soddy
  7. The greater part of the governments on earth may be termed monarchical aristocracies, or hereditary dominions independent of the people. – Ezra Stiles
  8. The being cannot be termed rational or virtuous, who obeys any authority, but that of reason. – Mary Wollstonecraft

Usage examples for Termed

  1. When that head was lifted Champney " opened fire," so he termed it to himself. – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  2. 4, it is termed a crown- wheel. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  3. Obeying the spirit of the fifteenth century, Signorelli did not aim at what may be termed an architectural effect in his decoration of this building. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  4. For instance, when one comes to know him, Maxwell is what might be termed a very good fellow. – The League of the Leopard by Harold Bindloss
  5. The insurrection, from being moral, as they termed it, became personal; that is to say, it was no longer directed against a power, but against the deputies; it passed from Danton and the Mountain, to Robespierre, Marat, and the commune. – History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814 by F. A. M. Miguet
  6. Hence Mr. Garrott, opening Angela's envelope with the blurred " Mr.," anticipated bitter reproaches, anticipated being termed a brute again, and called on to be honorable without further delay. – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  7. Four names are connected together by association as master and pupil for what may be termed four generations of surgical progress. – Education: How Old The New by James J. Walsh
  8. To her great disappointment, as she felt just in the humour, as she termed it, " for a row," Barclay stopped below in Mellersh's room, where Richard Linnell was seated with the Colonel. – The Master of the Ceremonies by George Manville Fenn
  9. These impressions may properly be termed feelings." – How to Live a Holy Life by C. E. Orr
  10. The animal may continue in pretty good spirits and work well for a time but as the case develops he becomes lean in flesh and what is termed hide- bound. – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek
  11. There is yet a Fourth process in the educational system of Nature, which may be termed supplementary, as it is not intended solely, nor even chiefly, for the good of the pupil himself, but for the community. – A Practical Enquiry into the Philosophy of Education by James Gall
  12. Industries- Reno is not an industrial city, but may be termed the office of the big industries of the state. – Reno A Book of Short Stories and Information by Lilyan Stratton
  13. But where a Prince is abroad in the field with his army, and hath a multitude of soldiers under his government, then is it necessary that he stands not much upon it, though he be termed cruel: for unless he be so, he shall never have his soldiers live in accord one with another, nor ever well disposed to any brave piece of service. – Machiavelli, Volume I The Art of War; and The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
  14. So vast, in fact, that Professor Johnstrup has termed it the Fire Focus of the North. – A Girl's Ride in Iceland by Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie
  15. Herbert Dare was handed back to the constable; and, as soon as the justice- room opened, was conveyed before the magistrates- all, as the sergeant termed it, in a genteel, gentlemanly sort of way. – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  16. When at last the evening's festivities, if such they might be termed were over, it was Andre, preceded by a couple of soldiers with lanterns, who escorted them back to their home, and at Janice's request he ordered the two men to remain in the now deserted house. – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford
  17. The Middle or Second Castle was commonly termed the village of the " Bears;" while the Third or Upper Castle was generally called Teonnondoge or Tionnontogen, a name apparently having reference to the 'two mountains' near which the original town stood. – The Iroquois Book of Rites by Horatio Hale
  18. The man called up to the last portion was termed The Bridegroom of the Law," and to the first portion " The Bridegroom of the Beginning," and they made a wedding- feast to which everybody was invited. – Dreamers of the Ghetto by I. Zangwill
  19. It is well termed a revelation. – The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews by Thomas Charles Edwards
  20. Yet in what respect can she be termed good? – Mary Wollstonecraft by Elizabeth Robins Pennell