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Example sentences for "constrains"

Lexicographically close words:
constrain; constraine; constrained; constraineth; constraining; constraint; constraints; constrayne; constrayned; constreined
  1. With various condemnation, it allows all such to pass; but it constrains to good.

  2. By his love the Lord constrains his people to take hold on his Covenant.

  3. The Law constrains us--teaches us that we must be changed before we can accomplish its works; it makes us conscious of our inability as we are.

  4. The Law constrains us to know ourselves with our imperfections, and to recognize the necessity of our becoming altogether different individuals that we may satisfy the Law.

  5. Such has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government.

  6. Such has been the patient sufferance of these colonies, and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former systems of government.

  7. I am your host, and courtesy constrains me to receive your insults without reply.

  8. But he who sells is the enemy of him who buys, and the seller constrains the buyer to be his foe.

  9. Majesty, on the contrary, proposes to us a law, a moral ideal, which constrains us to turn back our looks upon ourselves.

  10. We cannot therefore be surprised if the aesthetical judgment enlarges the heart, while the moral judgment constrains and straitens it.

  11. A sublime soul can rise to all kinds of greatness, but by an effort; it can tear itself from all bondage, to all that limits and constrains it, but only by strength of will.

  12. The very nobleness which constrains her return makes that return the harder.

  13. It means that England must either decline and fall or do a certain work in the world which is impossible for her unless she constrains all her people to devote themselves to her service.

  14. Every class of society has its notions of what constitutes proper conduct and constrains its members to carry on their lives, so far as they are open to inspection, according to these notions.

  15. The idea of the nation leads to the right way of looking at these matters, because it constrains every man to put himself and all that he has at the service of the community.

  16. To describe their forms I scatter rhymes no more, Reader; for other spending constrains me so that in this I cannot be liberal.

  17. Whereon he, "Now comfort thee; for it behoves that I discharge my own duty ere I go; justice requires it, and pity constrains me.

  18. And these only are the true Christian principles of mortification,—love of Jesus Christ, which constrains men to live no more to themselves, but to be new creatures, 2 Cor.

  19. The love of Christ constrains us to live to him, and not henceforth to ourselves, 2 Cor.

  20. It constrains not to live to ourselves, but to him,—its joy and delight is in him, and therefore all is given up and resigned to him.

  21. Himself maintaining a paradox, he constrains his respondent by acute dialectic to assent to it; which is exactly what Aristotle imputes to the Sophists of his day as a reproach.

  22. But the rightly constructed Syllogism constrains assent;[69] the disputant cannot grant the premisses and deny the conclusion without contradicting himself.

  23. Lord Jesus (2Cor 5:14) "for the love of Christ constrains me.

  24. I hope you will read and hear this, not like them that say, "Let us do evil that good may come," but like those whom the love of Christ constrains to be better.

  25. Yet there is a depth in those brief moments which constrains us to ascribe more reality to them than to all other experiences.

  26. When the love of Christ, therefore, constrains men, he has so exhibited his will, that it constrains them to act for the good of each other.

  27. In this way it constrains us, but the constraint is not exerted upon us from without, but proceeds from our own decision and activity.

  28. For so necessity grounded in nature constrains us, against which we say that no God contends, or ever will contend.

  29. Now human affairs are hardly worth considering in earnest, and yet we must be in earnest about them--a sad necessity constrains us.

  30. The love of Christ constrains me to lift up my voice like a trumpet.

  31. It is a love for your better part that constrains me.

  32. If your souls were not immortal, and you in danger of losing them, I would not thus speak unto you; but the love of your souls constrains me to speak.

  33. Love for God, love for you, constrains me to use this freedom.

  34. The extraordinary method of the opposite party constrains me however to establish thus clearly the true relation in which the familiar labours of Eusebius stand to the unknown work of Ammonius.

  35. Such has been the patient sufferance of these colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former systems of government.

  36. Such has been the patient sufferance of these colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to expunge ** their former systems of government.

  37. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "constrains" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.