Sentence Examples

  • This last is the optional rule of the American Episcopal Church.
  • Optional expenditure includes the cost of.
  • For while at New College only twenty out of seventy fellows were to study law instead of arts, philosophy and theology, at All Souls College sixteen were to be " jurists " and only twenty-four " artists "; and while at New College there were ten chaplains and three clerks necessarily, at All Souls the number was not defined but left optional; so that there are now only one chaplain and four bible clerks.
  • The position of Greek as an " elective " or " optional " subject (notably at Harvard), an arrangement regarded with approval by some eminent educational authorities and with regret by others, probably has some effect on the high schools in the small number of those who learn Greek, and in their lower rate of increase, as compared with those who learn Latin.
  • Independence was imperilled, and even in this case arbitration, though optional for the nation so judging, was to be obligatory for the adversary power.

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