Which preposition to use with trial

of Occurrences 1081%

Life is in many ways a majestic trial of one's power to command.

by Occurrences 214%

These whiffling Criticks, 'tis our Auth'ress fears, And humbly begs a Trial by her Peers: Or let a Pole of Fools her fate pronounce, There's no great harm in a good quiet Dunce.

for Occurrences 200%

Waiting on an attack is a hard trial for mortal nerves.

in Occurrences 163%

He also sought to postpone the trial in order to punish the accused as much as possible, guilty or innocent.

to Occurrences 121%

It's a trial to anybody's temper.

at Occurrences 110%

Mr. Lethbridge replied with a nod, and the accused was formally committed for trial at the next sittings at the Old Bailey.

before Occurrences 75%

Again, the furnace of affliction which now seems so hot and terrible to nature, had nothing more than a lambent flame, which was not designed to consume us, but only to purge away our dross, to purify and prepare the mind for its abode among those blessed ones that passed through the same trials before us into the celestial paradise....

with Occurrences 56%

" It was outthe fact for the suppression of which I had suffered arrest without a word; because of which Arthur had gone even further, and submitted to trial with the same constancy.

on Occurrences 45%

It was not the first occasion that a member of the legal profession had been placed on trial on a capital charge, though he was glad to say, for the honour of the profession, that cases of the kind were extremely rare.

as Occurrences 41%

Inspector Chippenfield did not regard his principal witness in the forthcoming murder trial as the sort of man likely to bolt, but if he permitted him for politic reasons to retain his liberty, he took every precaution to ensure that Hill should not abuse his privilege.

than Occurrences 10%

She is having a harder trial than any of us; for these devilish women fairly push into the sick-room to abuse the North and berate the soldiers that fought at Manassas.

without Occurrences 7%

Is it not reasonable to imagine that if they should be gratified in this demand, and should find even this expedient baffled by the abilities which they have so often encountered without success, they would proceed to measures yet more atrocious, and punish him without evidence, whom they call to a trial without a crime.

like Occurrences 7%

General Mercer was the commander of the Third Division of Canadian troops, which in this action had its first real test in hand-to-hand fighting, and came out of the trial like veterans with glory undimmed.

between Occurrences 6%

That, as above hinted, I hope quickly to furnish you with: and then comes on a trial between you and yourself.

per Occurrences 5%

But in the end, it became clear that the period of thirty seconds, combined with a liberal reward in the shape of desired food and a single series of ten trials per day, was most satisfactory.

into Occurrences 4%

She has difficulties and worriments, same as you have, but if she can make every trial into a new rung for the ladder on which she is mountin' up to God, there ain't no reason why you should make a gravestone out of yours to bury yourself under; and so I start on with a new courage,

after Occurrences 4%

If a ship leaves her anchorage to run an engine-trial after refit, or to fire at a target, or to adjust compasses, or to go into dockshe burns more coal than if she remained stationary.

during Occurrences 4%

His fortitude and patience met with severe trials during this year.

about Occurrences 4%

No trial about it.

through Occurrences 4%

But instead of that somber ending, here she was, warm, radiant and laughingdoubly precious by the trials through which she had passed and the death from which she had been delivered.

from Occurrences 3%

Circuits shall be regularly held every year: the inferior tribunals of justice, the county court, sheriff's turn, and court leet, shall meet at their appointed time and place: the sheriffs shall be incapacitated to hold pleas of the crown, and shall not put any person upon his trial from rumour or suspicion alone, but upon the evidence of lawful witnesses.

within Occurrences 3%

It is very difficult to account for the lack of interest which is taken in the variety outside Scotland, but the fact remains that very few have appeared at field trials within recent years, and that only about four owners are troubling the officials of English shows regularly at the present time.

over Occurrences 2%

Out at sea, opposite the Parade, vessels built in the busy shipyards on the Tyne may be seen doing their speed trials over the measured mile.

against Occurrences 2%

PROJECTILE FOR USE AGAINST SUBMARINES In January, 1917, the Director of Naval Ordnance was requested by the Anti-Submarine Division of the Naval Staff to carry out trials against a target representing the hull of a German submarine, so far as the details were known to us, to ascertain the most suitable type of projectile amongst those then in existence for the attack of submarines by guns of 4.7-inch calibre and below.

under Occurrences 2%

Either from some defect in the law or in its administration every effort, to bring the accused to trial under its provisions proved ineffectual, and the Government was driven to the necessity of resorting to the vague and inadequate provisions of the common law.

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