the United Kingdom a railway bye-law which contravened an act of parliament would be invalid.
on the ground that it contravened the sixth canon of Nicaea and infringed the rights of Alexandria and Antioch.
The disciplined philosopher, who had devoted himself to the task of comprehending the organism of the state, had no patience with feebler or more mercurial minds who recklessly laid hands on established ordinances, and set them aside where they contravened humanitarian sentiments.
Huxley placed the family among his Chenomorphae; but this view was contravened in 1876 by A.
Its authors had wished Oliver to assume the title of king, but this he repeatedly refused; and in the instrument he was named Protector, a parliament was established, limited in powers but whose measures were not restricted by the Protector's veto unless they contravened the constitution, the Protector's executive power being also limited by the council.