Hitherto she had been the motive-power of all piety to Agnes Stone.
The ideal of the rose was the motive-power of the whole process.
He saw her object, but could not guess the motive-power behind.
She had no notion of utilising the motive-power at hand in the children.
On the other hand, they grant that the motive-power of the world is spiritual.
He came to the aid of its directors in their problem of motive-power.
But he was the strong man, the mainspring and motive-power of the Administration.
The question of motive-power was, indeed, the great obstacle for the pioneers.
None will be allowed to negotiate the locks under its own motive-power.
The greatest complexity in the world attends the motive-power of any action.