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3516 example sentences with compromise

[MN Compromise with Becket.]

All compromise was rejected by him, and it was not yet noon when he rode proudly away from the lone hostelry, in the landlord's best checkers, for which he kindly allowed him five dollars, receiving from him the balance, two hundred and five dollars, in gold.

It has compelled our politicians into that first fatal compromise with their moral instincts and hereditary principles which makes all consequent ones easy; it has accustomed us to makeshifts instead of statesmanship, to subterfuge instead of policy, to party-platforms for opinions, and to a defiance of the public sentiment of the civilized world for patriotism.

The removers of all the ancient landmarks of our policy, the violators of thrice-pledged faith, the planners of new treachery to established compromise, all take refuge in the Constitution, "Like thieves that in a hemp-plot lie, Secure against the hue and cry."

" "Nonsense!I should compromise you."

In the best cause, they prefer to belong to a party conveniently small, and, on the slightest indications of popular approbation, begin to suspect themselves of compromise.

Then, colouring up a good deal, he tells Jason of ยฃ500 a year he had settled upon my lady, at which Jason was indeed mad; but, with much ado, agreed to a compromise.

It is, in fact, a sort of compromise, by which the shekhs agree not to rob the traveller, and to protect him against other shekhs.

Hotchkissmay affecta compromise."

He knew that they would advise him that Miss Hooker had "no case"that she would be non-suited on her own evidence, and he ought not to compromise, but be ready to stand trial.

"For some unexplained reason, your Honor, my client desires to suspend further proceedings, with a view to effect a peaceable compromise with the plaintiff.

They will be compelled to compromise, and they must not find me with red eyes."

He accepted no compromise.

Leaving this on one side, and regarding them only in the abstract, the considerations stated above seem to point to the necessity of something of the nature of a compromise.

And yet there is, strictly speaking, no such thing as compromise in opinions.

Compromise belongs to the world of practice; it is only admitted by an illicit process into the world of thought.

Let us, therefore, try a compromise, which ignores neither that which we bring to experience (like empiricism), nor that which we gain from experience (like apriorism).

This compromise is effected by the doctrine of postulation.

This harmony is always something of a compromise.

1854 Opposed repeal of Missouri Compromise.

Serene in the high altitude of their convictions, the Garrisonians would accept no halfway measures, would compromise no principles, and, if their right arm offended them, would cut it off with sublime fortitude and cast it into the fire.

It would have been a very expensive warand, like most wars, it would probably have ended in some compromise, and we should have got only half what we had struggled for.

No, Sir, if it be the case that there has been anything in the nature of an ultimatum to Belgium, asking her to compromise or violate her neutrality, whatever may have been offered to her in return, her independence is gone if that holds.

That between married partners who have mental disagreements from various causes, there subsist alternate distrust and confidence, alienation and conjunction, yea, dispute and compromise, thus reconciliation; and also that apparent friendships promote reconciliation, is well known in the world.

For instance, early in the first volume he gives us his view of the English Reformation, as a kind of middle term, emerging out of the antagonist struggles of the Catholics and Calvinists: and it is impossible not to see that, between the three parties, he awards to the Catholics the merit of unity and consistency; to the Calvinists, of reason and independence; to the Anglicans, the lowest motives of expediency and compromise.

A "compromise," forsooth!

That such a resolution, passed with such an intent, and pressing at a thousand points on relations and interests vital to the free states, should be hailed, as it has been, by a portion of the northern press as a "compromise" originating in deference to northern interests, and to be received by us as a free-will offering of disinterested benevolence, demanding our gratitude to the mover,may well cover us with shame.

A "COMPROMISE!"

Is the plucked and hood-winked North to be wheedled by the sorcery of another Missouri compromise?

A compromise in which the South gained all, and the North lost all, and lost it for ever.

A compromise which embargoed the free laborer of the North and West, and clutched at the staff he leaned upon, to turn it into a bludgeon and fell him with its stroke.

A compromise which wrested from liberty her boundless birthright domain, stretching westward to the sunset, while it gave to slavery loose reins and a free course, from the Mississippi to the Pacific.

Up to the time of the "Missouri Compromise," by which the nation was wheedled out of its honor, slavery was looked on as an evil that was finally to yield to the expanding and ripening influences of our Constitutional principles and regulations.

Her victory was completeTHE SANCTION OF THE NATION WAS GIVEN TO SLAVERY![B] [Footnote A: Mr. Clay, in conducting the Missouri compromise, found it necessary to argue, that the admission of Missouri, as a slaveholding state, would aid in bringing about the termination of slavery.

It is the ripe fruit of that chef d'oeuvre of political skill and patriotic achievementthe MISSOURI COMPROMISE.

Another such compromiseor any compromise now with slaveryand the nation is undone.

The terms of the celebrated "Missouri compromise" warrant, in your judgment, the increase.

But, notwithstanding you admit, that this unholy compromise, in which tranquillity was purchased at the expense of humanity and righteousness, does not "in terms embrace the case," and "is not absolutely binding and obligatory;" you, nevertheless, make no attempt whatever to do away any one of the conclusive objections, which are urged against such increase.

It was pleaded at the time of the adoption, it is pleaded now, that, without such a compromise there could have been no union; that, without union, the colonies would have become an easy prey to the mother country; and, hence, that it was an act of necessity, deplorable indeed when viewed alone, but absolutely indispensable to the safety of the republic.

A compromise of the principles of Justice, is the deification of crime.

The fact is, the compromise alluded to, instead of effecting a union, rendered it impracticable; unless by the term union we are to understand the absolute reign of the slaveholding power over the whole country, to the prostration of Northern rights.

It means precisely what those who framed and adopted it meantNOTHING MORE, NOTHING LESS, as a matter of bargain and compromise.

''It was one of the curses from that Pandora's box, adjusted at the time, as usual, by a compromise, the whole advantage of which inured to the benefit of the South, and to aggravate the burdens of the North.

Hence, to swear to support the Constitution of the United States, as it is, is to make "a compromise between right and wrong," and to wage war against human liberty.

The highest judicial authoritiesChief Justice Shaw, of the Supreme Court of Massachusetts, in the Latimer case, and Mr. Justice Story, in the Supreme Court of the United States, in the case of Prigg vs. The State of Pennsylvania,tell us, I know not on what evidence, that without this "compromise," this security for Southern slaveholders, "the Union could not have been formed."

They made a "compromise" which they had no right to makea compromise of moral principle for the sake of what they probably regarded as "political expediency."

They made a "compromise" which they had no right to makea compromise of moral principle for the sake of what they probably regarded as "political expediency."

A "compromise," forsooth!

That such a resolution, passed with such an intent, and pressing at a thousand points on relations and interests vital to the free states, should be hailed, as it has been, by a portion of the northern press as a "compromise" originating in deference to northern interests, and to be received by us as a free-will offering of disinterested benevolence, demanding our gratitude to the mover,may well cover us with shame.

A "COMPROMISE!"

Is the plucked and hood-winked North to be wheedled by the sorcery of another Missouri compromise?

A compromise in which the South gained all, and the North lost all, and lost it for ever.

A compromise which embargoed the free laborer of the North and West, and clutched at the staff he leaned upon, to turn it into a bludgeon and fell him with its stroke.

A compromise which wrested from liberty her boundless birthright domain, stretching westward to the sunset, while it gave to slavery loose reins and a free course, from the Mississippi to the Pacific.

''It was one of the curses from that Pandora's box, adjusted at the time, as usual, by a compromise, the whole advantage of which inured to the benefit of the South, and to aggravate the burthens of the North.

Hence, to swear to support the Constitution of the United States, as it is, is to make "a compromise between right and wrong," and to wage war against human liberty.

no countenanceto signify our abhorrence of injustice and crueltyto testify against an ungodly compactto cease striking hands with thieves and consenting with adulterersto make no compromise with tyrannyto walk worthily of our high professionto increase our moral power over the nationto obey God and vindicate the Gospel of his Sonto hasten the downfall of slavery in America, and throughout the world!

The highest Judicial authoritiesChief Justice SHAW, of the Supreme Court of Massachusetts, in the LATIMER case, and Mr. Justice STORY, in the Supreme Court of the United States, in the case of Prigg vs. The State of Pennsylvania,tell us, I know not on what evidence, that without this "compromise," this security for Southern slaveholders, "the Union could not have been formed."

They made a "compromise" which they had no right to makea compromise of moral principle for the sake of what they probably regarded as "political expediency."

They made a "compromise" which they had no right to makea compromise of moral principle for the sake of what they probably regarded as "political expediency."

It was pleaded at the time of the adoption, it is pleaded now, that, without such a compromise there could have been no union; that, without union, the colonies would have become an easy prey to the mother country; and, hence, that it was an act of necessity, deplorable indeed when viewed alone, but absolutely indispensable to the safety of the republic.

A compromise of the principles of Justice, is the deification of crime.

The fact is, the compromise alluded to, instead of effecting a union, rendered it impracticable; unless by the term union we are to understand the absolute reign of the slaveholding power over the whole country, to the prostration of Northern rights.

It means precisely what those who framed and adopted it meantNOTHING MORE, NOTHING LESS, as a matter of bargain and compromise.

''It was one of the curses from that Pandora's box, adjusted at the time, as usual, by a compromise, the whole advantage of which inured to the benefit of the South, and to aggravate the burdens of the North.

Hence, to swear to support the Constitution of the United States, as it is, is to make "a compromise between right and wrong," and to wage war against human liberty.

The highest judicial authoritiesChief Justice Shaw, of the Supreme Court of Massachusetts, in the Latimer case, and Mr. Justice Story, in the Supreme Court of the United States, in the case of Prigg vs. The State of Pennsylvania,tell us, I know not on what evidence, that without this "compromise," this security for Southern slaveholders, "the Union could not have been formed."

They made a "compromise" which they had no right to makea compromise of moral principle for the sake of what they probably regarded as "political expediency."

They made a "compromise" which they had no right to makea compromise of moral principle for the sake of what they probably regarded as "political expediency."

As a compromise between conscience and prejudice, the professors offered to give him private instructionto do in secret what they were ashamed to do openlyto confer as a favor, what he was entitled to demand as a right.

The history of our Union is lesson enough, for every candid mind, of the fatal effects of every, the least, compromise with evil.

If by an underhand compromise with some of her citizens, she sends persons of other sentiments, she is perjured, and any one who goes on such an errand is a partner in the perjury.

That we shall put the foe to rout, And, scorning peace by compromise, Annihilate the warble-flies.

Germany is too homogeneous yet to have begun the lesson of compromise and the renunciation of the dream of national conquest.

This was the case with Nebraska and Kansas in 1853; and the "Missouri Compromise" (which confined slavery south of the 36ยบ 3' parallel of latitude) having been repealed, it became optional with them to adopt slavery or not.

I shall not press them, if you think that an answer will in any way compromise you."

At last they agreed to a compromise, and the verdict delivered was: "We are unanimously of opinion that the book in question is calculated to deprave public morals, but at the same time we entirely exonerate the defendants from any corrupt motives in publishing it."

It remained a problem difficult of compromise.

It remained a debatable land of compromise.

Thus, in guise of some faint, distressing compromise, the matter shaped itself for her perplexed mind in the terms of conflict.

Something higher than two wills in conflict seeking compromise was in it from the beginning.

The Continental Congress Advocates a Compromise.

They saw that it would have to be decided, as almost all political questions of great importance must be decided, by compromise and concession.

A compromise was agreed to; for, like so many other great political triumphs, the passage of the Ordinance of 1787 was a compromise.

A compromise was agreed to; for, like so many other great political triumphs, the passage of the Ordinance of 1787 was a compromise.

However, I am not in favour of a compromise on a basis of that sort.

Kings are protectors who are easily satisfied when their protection, to be worth anything, might entail upon them the necessity of an energetic struggle and of self-compromise.

By his marriage with Mary Tudor, Queen of England, he had secured for himself a powerful ally in the north; the English Parliament were but little disposed to compromise themselves in a war with France; but in March, 1557, Philip went to London; the queen's influence and the distrust excited in England by Henry II.

But the society could accept no such discrimination in what it deemed sin, nor such compromise with worldly frivolity, and so Mr. Anthony was seen no more in meeting.

Christian churches may compromise with images and side-chapels where the unworthy or abashed can traffic with accessible saints.

He was attracted to it at first by its reaction against what was unreal and shallow, by its affinities with what was deep in idea and earnest in life; then, and finally, he was repelled from it, by its want of completeness, by its English acquiescence in compromise, by its hesitations and clinging to insular associations and sympathies, which had little interest for him.

The compromise of 1820 satisfied the demands of the slavocracy for a time, but only for a time.

It required a civil war to demonstrate to us the futility of endeavoring to avert by compromise the conflict that was irrepressible between the North and South so long as slavery existed in the one, and was reprobated in the other.

I would therefore gladly come to a compromise with you in this matter.

You have to compromise wisely with your instincts, I think.

At last we arranged a compromise, and I moved away, pleased and satisfied.

They admit of no compromise or neglect, and must be scrupulously and constantly guarded.

Collaboration and compromise tend to steer us towards consensus.

Why not commemorate an actual American who died rather than compromise their conscience for the will of the stateโ€”like, say, John Brown?

With Somaliland demanding complete independence and Somalia demanding complete unification, the theoretical compromise would be incorporation with a high degree of autonomy within what is already a federal Somali state.