All the inferior shepherds and herdsmen feel, that the security of their own herds and flocks depends upon the security of those of the great shepherd or herdsman; that the maintenance of their lesser authority depends upon that of his greater authority; and that upon their subordination to him depends his power of keeping their inferiors in subordination to them.
She did not know that on her acceptance or refusal depended the awful fate of many members of the human race!
Among the best ordered and governed kingdoms of our times is France, and in it are found many good institutions on which depend the liberty and security of the king; of these the first is the parliament and its authority, because he who founded the kingdom, knowing the ambition of the nobility and their boldness, considered that a bit to their mouths would be necessary to hold them in; and, on the other side, knowing the hatred of the people, founded in fear, against the nobles, he wished to protect them, yet he was not anxious for this to be the particular care of the king; therefore, to take away the reproach which he would be liable to from the nobles for favouring the people, and from the people for favouring the nobles, he set up an arbiter, who should be one who could beat down the great and favour the lesser without reproach to the king.
On each of the hips, deep set in a kind of pinkish, ciliated orbit, was what seemed to be a rudimentary eye; whilst in lieu of a tail there depended a kind of trunk or feeler with purple annular markings, and with many evidences of being an undeveloped mouth or throat.
Alla ad Deen, who penetrated into his mother's thoughts, said to her, "Above all things, mother, be sure to keep secret our possession of the lamp, for thereon depends the success we have to expect;" and after this caution, Alla ad Deen and his mother parted to go to rest.
It depends a good deal on ourselves what our future shall be.
It depends on how far apart the desks are, how busy he is, and a number of other things.
Lionel, on whom depended the future of the stock, proposed to marry a brewer’s daughter, and Winnie was positively engaged to a man of no family.
I fought as valiantly for a while; but seeing we were forced to submit to a superior power, I thought on my retreat, which I had the good fortune to effect by some back ways, and got to one of the sultan's servants on whose fidelity I could depend.
The country of China, from whence I come, is one of the largest and most powerful kingdoms of the earth, on which depend the remotest islands of this hemisphere, as I have already told you.
Gabon depended on timber and manganese until oil was discovered offshore in the early 1970s.
The mining sector employs only about 3% of the population while about half of the population depends on subsistence agriculture for its livelihood.
As a matter of fact, the true success of Blue Sea depended on the investment of much more than the original ten millions for which it had been capitalized.
It is a solemn thing to think that the future will be the harvest of the present--that my condition in my dying hour may depend upon my actions to-day!
On your choice in spiritual things depends your eternity.
She yielded to his words, still more to his voice and the sight of him, so that, she pretended to believe, or perhaps believed; in the pretext he gave for their rupture; this was a secret on which depended the honour, the very life of a third person.
The reason for this is not far to seek, for upon the results of examinations frequently depend momentous consequences, such as valuable appointments, diplomas, degrees and other important events in the life of a student.
Whether they can make the same speed, climb the same grades "on high" and be well matched in general, depends on the TYPE of these two cars.
Great rocks overhung each dark ravine, and the trunks of hoary yellow-wood trees, from whose gigantic and spreading limbs depended lichens and monkey ropes, showed through the cool semi-gloom like the massive columns of cathedral aisles.
The number of sailors and shipping which any particular capital can employ, does not depend upon the nature of the trade, but partly upon the bulk of the goods, in proportion to their value, and partly upon the distance of the ports between which they are to be carried; chiefly upon the former of those two circumstances.
Upon the power which the greater part of the leading men, the natural aristocracy of every country, have of preserving or defending their respective importance, depends the stability and duration of every system of free government.
It was natural, therefore, that the sovereigns of those countries should be particularly attentive to the interests of agriculture, upon the prosperity or declension of which immediately depended the yearly increase or diminution of their own revenue.
The teachers of the doctrine which contains this instruction, in the same manner as other teachers, may either depend altogether for their subsistence upon the voluntary contributions of their hearers; or they may derive it from some other fund, to which the law of their country may entitle them; such as a landed estate, a tythe or land tax, an established salary or stipend.
I had the feeling that, in a large measure, my future depended upon the impression I made upon the teacher in the cleaning of that room.
The scam depended onrecipients of his diskettes mailing checks halfway around the world in the hopeof receiving an antidote to the trojan.
On the sole absolute of light-velocity depend all human standards of time and space.
The Palladium, or image of Pallas (daughter of Triton and foster-sister of Athena), was said to have fallen from heaven at Troy, where Ilus was just beginning to found the city; and Ilus erected a sanctuary, in which it was preserved with great honour and care, since on its safety was supposed to depend the safety of the city.
The judgment’s nature depends less on the old man’s emotional character than on his experience in life.
On hearing this, the Distressed Duenna made as though she would throw herself at Don Quixote's feet, and actually did fall before them and said, as she strove to embrace them, "Before these feet and legs I cast myself, O unconquered knight, as before, what they are, the foundations and pillars of knight-errantry; these feet I desire to kiss, for upon their steps hangs and depends the sole remedy for my misfortune, O valorous errant, whose veritable achievements leave behind and eclipse the fabulous ones of the Amadises, Esplandians, and Belianises!"
Now, as upon this audience, in his Gascon imagination, depended his future life, he saluted Aramis and Porthos politely, declaring that he would not resume the game until he should be prepared to play with them on more equal terms, and went and took his place near the cord and in the gallery.
No sooner had Minos the fellow judge of Rhadamanthus said this, than Rhadamanthus rising up said: "Ho, officials of this house, high and low, great and small, make haste hither one and all, and print on Sancho's face four-and-twenty smacks, and give him twelve pinches and six pin thrusts in the back and arms; for upon this ceremony depends the restoration of Altisidora."
For Dr. Howe is the great pioneer on whose work that of Miss Sullivan and other teachers of the deaf-blind immediately depends.
They had a cause at stake, on which depended their freedom or their slavery.
“Yes,” added Spilett, “and with the greatest care, for upon it depend our future harvests!”
From that beginning depend heaven and nature.”
Let those spiritual and corporealnatures which Thou madest in Thy Wisdom, say wherein they deservedof Thee, to depend thereon (even in that their several inchoate andformless state, whether spiritual or corporeal, ready to fall awayinto an immoderate liberty and far-distant unlikeliness unto Thee;-the spiritual, though without form, superior to the corporealthough formed, and the corporeal though without form, better than wereit altogether nothing), and so to depend upon Thy Word, as formless,unless by the same Word they were brought back to Thy Unity, induedwith form and from Thee the One Sovereign Good were made all verygood.