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But the bad management of the French farmers is no derogation from the just praise of its rich soil.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
They did not possess it; they were born into some tendency to derogation, into an inclination for things mentally inexpensive.
THE RHYTHM OF LIFEALICE MEYNELL
Never before was a time when derogation was always so near, a daily danger, or when the reward of resisting it was so great.
THE RHYTHM OF LIFEALICE MEYNELL
Perhaps I may, without derogation from the dignity of my subject, speak of the endowment as partly personal and partly entailed.
TIME AND TIDEROBERT S. (ROBERT STAWELL) BALL
To do little things instead of big may be a derogation; a great deal will depend upon the way the little things are done.
PICTURE AND TEXTHENRY JAMES
It is to escape this derogation of the general laws of mechanics that we have invented the ether.
THE FOUNDATIONS OF SCIENCE: SCIENCE AND HYPOTHESIS, THE VALUE OF SCIENCE, SCIENCE AND METHODHENRI POINCAR
For one who does not yet know geometry, this translates itself simply by a derogation of the law stated above.
THE FOUNDATIONS OF SCIENCE: SCIENCE AND HYPOTHESIS, THE VALUE OF SCIENCE, SCIENCE AND METHODHENRI POINCAR
All statutes—all amendments to the Constitution—in derogation of natural rights, should be strictly construed.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 11 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
It is a false notion, and contrary to nature, that this passion in a woman is a derogation to her sex.
THE PHYSICAL LIFE OF WOMAN:DR. GEORGE H NAPHEYS
To make simple narrative out of dramatic material, is a derogation, a piece of levity.
AMIEL'S JOURNALHENRI-FRDRIC AMIEL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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