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Yet this power is inconsistent with the idea that the constitution recognizes or sanctions the legality of slavery.
Should you come to trial, don't forget to say that the British Government in India sanctions all such exhibitions.
THE BATTLE OF THE PRESSTHEOPHILA CARLILE CAMPBELL
It is the cap, not the man, and his wisdom, that sanctions and legalizes his various acts.
Under the sanctions of religion the covenants of the heart are renewed.
THE BOOK OF CHRISTMASTHOMAS K. HERVEY
In the South, society was largely established under the sanctions of royalty.
Commerce was fettered by self-interest, and law ever finds precedents and sanctions for what commerce most desires.
Moreover, Father Brebeuf describes an oki in the heavens who rules the seasons, is dreaded, and sanctions treaties.
So Soviet citizens who were relatives of American citizens could receive a waiver of these sanctions.
WARREN COMMISSION (5 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. V (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
In classifying pain or pleasures, Bentham is, I think, following the clue suggested by his 'sanctions.'
We may add also the sanctions of rewards and punishments descending to posterity, prove the obligation perpetual: Which is, alas!