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In all these points, they rather conceded the pre-eminence to the ancient heathens, the Greeks and Romans.
Indeed, I may say—without vanity, I hope—that I held something like pre-eminence among them.
In 1844, however, the Texas question gave slavery precisely this pre-eminence in the presidential campaign.
It is the necessary and lawful anti-climax to Heathcliff's triumph, the final reassertion of the pre-eminence of right.
EMILY BRONTA. MARY F. (AGNES MARY FRANCES) ROBINSON
Those who had discharged the office of consul enjoyed the pre-eminence of rank over the other senators.
But for the moral part, perhaps youth will have the pre-eminence, as age hath for the politic.
ESSAYSFRANCIS BACON
His pre-eminence was in the intellectual rather than in the emotional powers.
His pre-eminence in this peculiar and most difficult of all kinds of warfare, is not to be disputed.
THE LIFE OF FRANCIS MARIONWILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS
Once Babylon became the metropolis it retained its pre-eminence until the end.
How wonderfully has the prophecy involved in the pre-eminence of Peter, James, and John been fulfilled.

WORDS RELATED TO PRE-EMINENCE

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