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of Occurrences 52%

But these shoddy empires based on militarism and commercialism, and built up in order to secure the unclean ascendancy of two outworn and effete classes over the rest of mankinda thousand times no!

over Occurrences 45%

I see that the Europeans have every where obtained the ascendancy over those who inhabit the other quarters of the globe.

in Occurrences 17%

Personal hatred had ascendancy in both our heartsI doubt if he ever thought of aught else but the desire to kill me there with his own hands.

to Occurrences 3%

This gave the ascendancy to the friends of war.

without Occurrences 2%

What may ye not become, when rendered mercenary and envious by too close a contact with those worldly interests which are never admitted to an ascendancy without destroying all your moral beauty! Chapter VII.

at Occurrences 2%

His manner, so full of animation, resolution and exertion, probably prevented despair from getting the ascendancy at that important moment.

by Occurrences 2%

And in spite of the fact that before long he learned the truth, nevertheless, since he had once made a move, he would not change his attitude but speedily won over the whole district bounded by the Taurus, and was making preparations to maintain his ascendancy by war.

during Occurrences 2%

To return to the city, Holles and his colleagues had resumed the ascendancy during the secession of the Independents.

for Occurrences 1%

"To ... aim at so cowing the Boer national spirit, as to gain a permanent political ascendancy for ourselves, was an object beyond our power to achieve.

than Occurrences 1%

At that time Evander, who was an exile from the Peloponnesus, governed the country more by his personal ascendancy than by absolute sway.

through Occurrences 1%

The specialized, interdependent structure of civilization with its city control of the hinterland, its products and inhabitants, enabled the city-centered oligarchy to accumulate and concentrate wealth and monopolize power, to skim the cream from the available milk, monopolize the cream, distribute the skimmed milk judiciously and thus perpetuate its ascendancy through generations and centuries.

as Occurrences 1%

We can only imagine the steps by which he rose to his ascendancy as a dramatist.

until Occurrences 1%

The Puritans remained in the ascendancy until 1660, when the Stuart line was restored in the person of Charles II.

about Occurrences 1%

Well, yes, I suspect Marie was in the ascendancy about that time.

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