15231 examples of admits in sentences
He justifies the expulsion of the Indian tribes by Scripture texts, and gathers eggs in the hay-mow with Dolly; upholds the doctrines of his denomination and would seal his faith with his blood, but admits that "the Thirty-nine articles (with some few exceptions) are a very excellent statement of truth."
Yet a generation passed away while the abolitionists of Great Britain were trying to make ropes of sandto give practical effect to an impracticable theory; pursuing a delusion, which this honored woman was the first to detect; and that less by force and subtlety of argument, than by the statement of self-evident truths, and by the enforcement of the simple and grand principle that Christianity admits of no compromise with sin.
It is an atmosphere that admits of no inspiration at all.
And further, granting that there is a contrastthat what in the Gospels is only a hint or suggestion, becomes in the Epistles a definite and formal statementit is one which admits of a simple and immediate explanation.
The man who admits that the change of hoasbonde, mynde, ygone, moneth into husband, mind, gone, month, iz an improovment, must acknowlege also the riting of helth, breth, rong, tung, munth, to be an improovment.
" Dr. Webster supposes w to be always "a vowel, a simple sound;" but admits that, "At the beginning of words, y is called an articulation or consonant, and with some propriety perhaps, as it brings the root of the tongue in close contact with the lower part of the palate, and nearly in the position to which the close g brings it.
But it is the former that admits nothing but nouns for antecedents.
But this destroys all the doctrine of the preceding paragraph, and admits of no such thing as a complex preposition; whereas that doctrine is acknowledged, to some extent or other, by every one of our grammarians, not excepting even those whose counter-assertions leave no room for it.
A singular antecedent with the adjective many, sometimes admits a plural pronoun, but never in the same clause; as, "Hard has been the fate of many a great genius, that while they have conferred immortality on others, they have wanted themselves some friend to embalm their names to posterity.
; no rule for agreement of, appropriate in Eng. use of, before names of rivers Articles, Synt. of to what RELATE Article, with the poss. and its governing noun, only one, used one noun admits of one, only; before an adj., relates to a noun understood why not repeated, as in Fr., before every noun of a series; why the omission of, cannot constitute a proper ellips.
definitive, admits a plur.
These learned authors thus differ about what certainly admits of no other solution than that which is given in the Observation above.
"The Infinitive is the form of the supplemental verb that always has, or admits, the preposition TO before it; as, to move.
This author admits, "The 'to' seems, like the preposition, to perform the office of a connective:"
"But I acted," he naïvely admits, "in the same manner as I would have, done had I entered into a positive and formal agreement with parties capable of contracting, although such an agreement would have been, on my part, from the nature of my official duties, impossible.
"While she admits no lover," Lord Townley soliloquises [for my lady is at least virtuous] "she thinks it a greater merit still, in her chastity, not to care for her husband; and while she herself is solacing in one continual round of cards and good company, he, poor wretch, is left at large to take care of his own contentment.
The natural coldness of their temperament, admits of few outward demonstrations of civility.
There is also this advantage, that a soft metal pattern can be cut about and experimented with in a way which no other material admits of.
The popular part of the language, which includes all words not appropriated to particular sciences, admits of many distinctions and subdivisions; as, into words of general use; words employed chiefly in poetry; words obsolete; words which are admitted only by particular writers, yet not in themselves improper; words used only in burlesque writing; and words impure and barbarous.
Mr. Gladstone draws attention to this, when, after noticing that nowhere in the ecclesiastical legislation of Elizabeth is the claim made on behalf of the Crown to be the source of ecclesiastical jurisdiction, he admits that this is the language of the school of English law, and offers an explanation of the fact.
Dr. Nearing admits that this man has worked in order to get his dollars; he even goes so far as to add that he had denied himself the necessaries of life in order to save.
Your sister-in-law very charmingly admits it, graciously overlooks and pardons my many delinquencies, and has asked me to come again.
" Such a letter as this admits one to the very penetralia of the supremely artistic mindbut the wonder of Keats' confession is that he saw himself as clearly and distinctly as he saw everyone else.
He had of late even made some effort to abolish the abominable system of "coyne and livery," although, as he himself frankly admits, he was forced to impose it again in another form not long afterwards.
358-59); a proceeding the less excusable because he himself admits, a few pages later (362), that affection is chiefly provoked by "intellectual, emotional, and moral qualities" which certainly could not be found among some of the races he refers to.