Sentence Examples

  • So marked are these evils that such partial competition is avoided by agreements between the competing lines with regard to rates, and by divisions of traffic, or pools, which shall take away the temptation to violate such rate agreements.
  • In view of the weakness of the king's government, to reduce the army would be to expose the excitable elements of the population to the temptation of attacking it.
  • The temptation to use the larger part of any space allotted to the history of feudalism for a discussion of origins does not arise alone from greater interest in that phase of the subject.
  • To the Labour party in that state are admitted only persons who have worked for their living at manual labour, and this qualification of being an actual worker is one that was strongly insisted upon at the formation of the party and strictly adhered to, although the temptation to break away from it and accept as candidates persons of superior education and position has been very great.
  • Philosophic assailants of Comtism have not always resisted the temptation to recall the circumstance that its founder was once out of his mind.

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