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One lesson comes to us with pre-eminent force from the operations of war.

On the contrary, chastity was a pre-eminent virtue of the samurai woman, held above life itself.

It has been seen, too, that though this is not a day of pre-eminent greatness, we can boast an astonishing industry and fertility.

My Contemporaries In FictionDavid Christie Murray

A Brahmana is the embodiment of pre-eminent energy: he is also the embodiment of the highest ascetic merit.

In his marriage, as in all else, Claudius had been pre-eminent in misfortune.

Seekers after GodFrederic William Farrar

She had been a woman of pre-eminent beauty both of person and character, and for one of her high rank most courteous and humane.

The truth is, that the attempt to make the French navy was one of the pre-eminent blunders of Napoleon.

Pre-eminent, chief, main line; Cardinal line is the principal line to make calculations or measurements from.

Devonshire is, indeed, pre-eminent for its otter-hunting, and the Culmstock pack is believed to be the oldest in the island.

DevonshireFrancis A. Knight

As this seems to be the pre-eminent type of the genus, we preserve to it the generic name.

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