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Experience has instructed us that no skill in the science of government has yet been able to discriminate and define, with sufficient certainty, its three great provinces the legislative, executive, and judiciary; or even the privileges and powers of the different legislative branches.
Long practice and training, begun in the schools and continued in the experience of daily life, enable us to discriminate at once by the sense of touch, between the angles of an equal-sided Triangle, Square, and Pentagon; and I need not say that the brainless vertex of an acute-angled Isosceles is obvious to the dullest touch.
Among the innumerable categories applicable to the phenomena of human life one may discriminate between those in which substance prevails and those in which form prevails.
Only I think you ought to discriminate," she ended.
Perhaps we don't always discriminate between sense and nonsense.
An outside observer, unable to perceive the accompanying consciousness, might be wholly at a loss to discriminate between the automatic acts and those which volition escorted.
Razumov, when you have lived long enough, you will learn to discriminate between the noble trustfulness of a nature foreign to every meanness and the flattered credulity of some women; though even the credulous, silly as they may be, unhappy as they are sure to be, are never absolute fools.
You will take notice, sir--if you can discriminate sufficiently-- that I have taken the trouble to deny nothing.
Maybe also, that she is too young and petted, too confiding and inexperienced, to discriminate well.
A state tax that discriminates against interstate commerce will be struck down under the Commerce Clause unless the state can show that the tax furthers a legitimate local purpose and nondiscriminatory alternatives are not available.
The Court said: it is patently unreasonable for the Committee and other Plan officials who are authorized to administer the Plan to interpret the Plan in a manner that discriminates against plaintiffs in direct contravention of the Plan's plain language.
Antelope Valley College proposed six steps to settle a complaint that it discriminates against female athletes.