Which preposition to use with reform

of Occurrences 246%

Two important reforms of monastic practice are interesting as showing further progress in the evolution of the Roman Breviary.

in Occurrences 188%

It is not to legal enactments that we must look for the cure of unhappiness incident to the married state, but to a reform in temper and habits of life.

on Occurrences 17%

" I have also shown, in the same essay, that in regard to the desks, and indeed many other things which pertain to, or are connected with the school, very little pains is taken to provide for the physical welfare or even comfort of the pupils; and that a thorough reform on the subject appears to be indispensable.

as Occurrences 17%

Prince Chun, amiable in disposition but weak and vacillating in character, and not always on the best of terms with Lung Yu, began well; one of his first acts was to assure President Taft, who had written entreating him to expedite reforms as making for the true interests of China, that he was determined to pursue that policy.

by Occurrences 16%

Only let them reform by such advice, and it will then be reckoned valuable.

at Occurrences 15%

We have found by experience that the publick is not to be reformed at once, and that the progress from corruption to reformation must be gradual; and as this bill enforces some degrees of amendment, it is at least more eligible than the present law, which is wholly without effect, because no man will dare to put it in execution.

for Occurrences 13%

They arrived in the full glory of recent successes in the Presburg Diet; for, strengthened by the news of the Viennese rising, Kossuth had carried, in one day, many of the reforms for which his party had so long been contending.

to Occurrences 13%

Cranmer, if less eloquent, less fearless, less logical, less able than these, was probably broader, more comprehensive in his views,adapting his reforms to the circumstances of the age and country, and to the genius of the English mind.

from Occurrences 8%

The cry for reform which has been raised without, is superfluous, inasmuch as we have long been reforming from within, with all needful speed.

into Occurrences 6%

Busy agitators were in the midst of them, intent upon prosecuting the plans of Mazzini and Young Italy, and turning reform into revolution.

among Occurrences 5%

We would fain bring about a reform among the people, getting them to substitute some other healthily-scented vegetable in place of the objectionable one.

under Occurrences 5%

There was even an attempt at internal reform under Paul III.

without Occurrences 4%

There can be no great and lasting reform without an appeal to reason, without the assistance of logic, without conviction.

than Occurrences 4%

He found more difficulty in making this reform than in taking Azof, although aided by Mentchikof, his favorite, fellow-traveller, and prime minister.

with Occurrences 4%

But it was not suppressed; it produced salutary reforms with every advancing generation.

against Occurrences 4%

" In undramatic poetry the new school, both in England and in France, took its point of departure in a reform against the extravagances of the Marinists, or conceited poets, specially represented in England by Donne and Cowley.

before Occurrences 2%

But the human spectator asks: "If the criminal should happen to be reformed before the expiration of his term, should he be retained in prison?"

through Occurrences 1%

I now began to turn my thoughts a little to public affairs, beginning, however, with small matters, and preparing the way for my reforms through the Junto and subordinate clubs.

throughout Occurrences 1%

Bentham's Utilitarianism, after superseding both Natural Right and the blind tradition of the lawyers, and serving as the basis of innumerable legal and constitutional reforms throughout Europe, was killed by the unanswerable refusal of the plain man to believe that ideas of pleasure and pain are the only sources of human motive.

amongst Occurrences 1%

If, however, there exists an actual necessity for a great reform amongst a people, God is with it, and it prospers.

like Occurrences 1%

In 1839 at Newport twenty chartists were shot in an attempt to seize the town; they were attempting to secure reforms like the abolition of property qualifications for members of Parliament.

during Occurrences 1%

Many comments have been made on the indifference which the country showed to domestic reform during these years of Liberal Government; but it is not very surprising.

out Occurrences 1%

And since he's too old to be reformed out of his conscience that leaves the adjustment up to you.

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