Sentence Examples


  • I'd be lying if I didn't admit we have expenses and we're limited in what we can do because of real life restraints, but we're not in this for a golden purse.
  • Rhyn stepped into the portal.  He crossed fast and leapt through the portal leading to the Caribbean Sanctuary.  No sooner had he hit the sandy beach than the restraints of the underworld fled, knocking him off his feet.  His body bucked under the influence of power.  Sudden pain shot through him, followed by the sensation of his magic snapping back into a bond too strong for him to access.
  • Eccl., 1862 and 1868), concordats 'would be pure privileges granted by the pope; the pope would not be able to enter into agreements on spiritual matters or impose restraints upon the power of his successors; and consequently he would not bind himself in any juridical sense and would be able freely to revoke concordats, just as the author of a privilege can withdraw it at his pleasure.
  • Avoiding the artificial restraints of civilization, they were prone to fall back into animalism pure and simple.
  • It is not in the decay of combination and monopoly or in the growth of competition that we must look for the distinctive characteristics of modern problems. A 17th-century monopoly was a very weak and ineffective instrument compared with a modern syndicate; the Statute of Apprenticeship was certainly not so widely enforced as the " common rules " of trade unions; and many of the regulations of past times, which look so complicated to modern eyes, were conditions of free enterprise rather than restraints upon it.

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