Sentence Examples


  • 2 The laws of thought, the truths of number, are the decrees of God.
  • The decrees against the emigrants and the non-juring clergy still remained under the veto of the king.
  • In 1551 the tsar submitted to a synod of prelates a hundred questions as to the best mode of remedying existing evils, for which reason the decrees of this synod are generally called stoglav or centuria.
  • The resolutions of the Lambeth Conferences have never been regarded as synodical decrees, but their weight has increased with each conference.
  • In default of legislation the necessary measures are taken by decree of the head of the state; these decrees having the force of law.