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Osofisan preponderates the play with the horrors of the Rwandan war to provoke us to reason and thereby condemn war in its entirety wherever it is found in the world.
Only where the evidence so preponderates in favor of the unsuccessful litigant that the verdict "could not have been reached on any fair interpretation of the evidence, should a motion to set aside a jury verdict as contrary to the weight of the evidence be granted.
Your Committee therefore, taking into consideration that the Gauge of five feet three inches had already been agreed to by the Governments of the Australian Colonies; that it had received the sanction of the Home Government; that the railways in course of construction in this Colony are of that Gauge, and that the balance of the evidence given before your Committee greatly preponderates in favour of the adoption of a uniform Gauge of five feet three inches, your Committee feel no hesitation in recommending to your Honorable House, that in all future enactments authorizing the construction of Lines of Railway in this Colony, a strict adherence to the Gauge of five feet three inches should in every case be insisted on.
Then the power of neither side preponderates to any appreciable extent.
Srinivas (1959) one of the eminent sociologists said caste might be said to be dominant, when it preponderates numerically the other castes and it also wields preponderance economic and political power.
Informing this claim is Aristotle's view that the local motion which is natural to a substance composed of the elements (understanding 'local motion' in the strict sense) depends on which of the elements preponderates in it.