Sentence Examples

  • By the Enabling Act Congress had extended the eastern boundary to the 38th meridian (W.
  • The occasional development of wings is probably of service to the species in enabling the insects to reach new fresh-water breeding-grounds.
  • Application for admission to the Union was now made to Congress, and on the 31st of December 186 2 an enabling act was approved by President Lincoln admitting the state on the condition that a provision for the gradual abolition of slavery be inserted in the Constitution.
  • This pumping action results in an extremely rapid circulation of the heating agent, enabling long distances to be traversed without much loss of heat.
  • It exercises only, therefore, such jurisdiction as the high court of admiralty exercised, apart from restraining statutes of 1389 and 1391 and enabling statutes of 1840 and 1861.