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one man one vote will lead to a preponderating influence of the towns over the country.' (8) Other members in that debate expressed the same sentiments: 'If the country is to be wisely and judiciously governed, it must be governed by the best intellects that we have, and not by the unthinking mob.' (9) 'I do not believe, for instance, that a man who is idle, dissolute, and disaffected, and who carries all his belongings under his hat, is the equal of a man who by his industry, thrift, and temperate habits has made a home for himself.' (10)
Perhaps nowhere is this better illustrated than in the observation by Nassau Senior that France's overweening ambition had led her to cling to "the barbarous doctrine of the middle ages, that a nation becomes great, not by the growth of its own population, the increase of its own capital, and the improvement of its agriculture and manufactures, but either by seizing the territory and incorporating the subjects of its neighbours, or by obtaining a preponderating influence over their councils" (p.
with P, on the left of the semi-colon, preponderating over N, whereas nouns are {N;P}, i.e.
In 1883 Galton declared that he had succeeded in `proving the vastly preponderating effects of nature over nurture'.
Whereas the latter relied almost exclusively on the unattributed citation to make his point' ('To introduce "Lords of parliament" in such homeopathic doses as to leave a preponderating power in the hands of those who enjoy a merely hereditary title' under PEDANTIC HUMOUR, for example), Burchfield instead enumerates a vast range of sources; The Face, Socialist Worker, Your Computer, National Trust Magazine and Playboy, for example, appear among publications such as The Times, The Listener, or Encounter.
Elkhadem blends Standard Arabic and Egyptian colloquial, with the latter preponderating. By employing Egyptian demotic speech, he manages to achieve a realistic representation of the thoughts and words of his characters.
1925), in which the court described the power as "elastic and, in keeping with the growth of knowledge" and also emphasized prevailing and preponderating sentiment" in favor of enhanced regulation.
The Court held that this rule was "founded in a broad and sound view of the relations of church and state under our system of laws, and supported by a preponderating weight of judicial authority."(36)