243 collocations for base

Scholars, basing their opinions on words found in the Expositio Fidei Fortunati, date the origin of this symbol from the fifth century.

There was, however, no record of their deaths, and upon that he based the hope that they were either in hospital, or had been, through some strange confusion, assigned among rebel wounded, a thing that had frequently happened in the hurry of transporting large numbers of wounded men.

He informed me that he based his arguments largely on his experience at the Ministry of Munitions, with which he had been associated earlier in the war.

I thought he seemed depressed, even a little furtive, and yet on analysis I could discover nothing definite on which to base such a conclusion.

Japan must base her claims either on the Convention with China or on the right of conquest, or on both.

For naming but so base a thing to me.

The difference is so great that I should be disposed to adopt it as marking very strongly the difference to be made between the practices of railways among themselves and the practices of railways towards the public; and will base a system on that difference.

A long experience of the theory and practice of persecution was required to base securely the theory of freedom of thought.

Can we safely base our action upon any such vague inference?

Dr. Eliot, former president of Harvard, who recently returned from a trip around the world, holds that Base Ball has done more to humanize and civilize the Chinese than any influence which has been introduced by foreigners, basing his statement on the fact that the introduction of the sport among the younger Chinese has exerted a tremendous restraint upon their gambling propensities.

He bases his objection, it is true, on the pecuniary injury which he and his family would suffer, but this is plainly mere subterfuge.

He based that belief partly on the butler's confession, and partly on his own discoveries.

That lad, whom she fancied she had found again, of whom she dreamt incessantly, and on whom she had based so many unacknowledgable plans of vengeance, escaped her, vanished once more into the unknown!

So that when courts hold that working men can not peaceably dissuade other working men from taking employment, and base the decision upon the analogy of domestic servants, they simply show that their minds and understandings are lingering in an age which has passed away.

Meyers caught by far the larger number of games, and, basing the work of catcher upon the average chances per game, seems to lead his Pittsburgh rival.

" For a moment Donnegan only stared at her; on what did she base her confidence in his prowess as a fighting man?

When a God of this kind is established there is no difficulty about miracles, and it is on miracles that Paley bases the case for Christianityall other arguments are subsidiary.

I have based my criticism upon a forthcoming study of Social Mobility in Traditional Chinese Society.

As the arms are complete and the legs are not, I have based my calculations on the width across the two arms.

But I do not ask you to base your judgment on technicalities of law.

* I base this last idea upon the fact that the next thing I remember is hearing some one say in a rather subdued voice: "Don't wake him up.

The fact that Austria refused to make public the full evidence on which she based her accusations against the Servian Government, added to the fact that she made these accusations after a secret investigation in which the defendant had no representation, has shocked not only America but the entire world; and has convinced the world, as a whole, that Austria and Germany were more guilty of wrongdoing than was Servia.

By her feet lay what was apparently a badly planed cannon ball; this, I learned, was a nugget, and from its presence and the name of the palace, I gathered that the president had once hoped to base the prosperity of his young republic on the solid foundation of mineral wealth.

" It was not strange that Lord North opposed a resolution supported by such arguments with all the power of the government, basing his own opposition chiefly on the wisdom "of maintaining the rule long since established by Parliament, never to vote abstract propositions."

The author, basing his inferences on an exhaustive study and comparison of the Chansons de Geste of the eleventh and twelfth centuries, draws the following general conclusions: "Girlish shyness is not a trait of the daughters, least of all those of heathen origin.

243 collocations for  base