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Example sentences for "declaratory"

Lexicographically close words:
declaracion; declarant; declaration; declarations; declarative; declare; declared; declaredly; declarer; declarers
  1. The declaratory act was regarded as a menace, and kept alive their feelings of suspicion and irritation.

  2. The declaratory act was passed to save the dignity of parliament.

  3. The addresses declaratory of abhorrence of petitions for the meeting of parliament were doubtless intemperate with respect to the petitioners; but it was preposterous to treat them as violations of privilege.

  4. It is as well known to the Indian world as to the Court of English Proprietors, that the first declaratory instruments of the dissolution of my influence, in the year 1774, were Mr. John Bristow and Mr. Francis Fowke.

  5. Governor Arthur recommended a declaratory statute, to subdue any doubts respecting their right to shoot absconders, which seemed common among the military.

  6. Declaratory act, why supported by William Pitt--condemnation of, by Gadsden, i.

  7. Mr. Fessenden could not refrain from some good-natured ridicule of the declaratory resolutions which Mr. Sumner had offered.

  8. The President did not discuss the ground of difference between his policy and that of Congress, simply contenting himself with a restatement of the case, in declaratory rather than in argumentative form.

  9. With these resolutions Mr. Sumner submitted another long series declaratory of the duty of Congress in respect to loyal citizens in the rebel States.

  10. Nor is there in this doctrine any confliction with texts declaratory of the identity (of personal and impersonal spirit) such as, That art thou (for this pretended identity) is mere babbling from ignorance of the real purport.

  11. There is, however, a middle term in the demonstration, though it is not single-worded and explicit; it is a declaratory proposition or a fact.

  12. The court being equally divided in opinion, the Legislature, the next year, passed a declaratory act, giving to juries the right to determine the law and the fact.

  13. Hence, instead of shocking the convention, a clause recognizing such right would have been merely declaratory of the "customary or common law," which then universally prevailed.

  14. No wonder; for it was merely declaratory of the "customary or common law" of that day.

  15. This blockade was declaratory only, and the inadequacy of the force to maintain it was so manifest, that this allegation was varied to a charge of trade in contraband of war.

  16. This is the decision; and the decision of the court is the law of the land; so that, if no declaratory clause is put into the charter, it cannot be said that the new charter will be silent, as the old one was.

  17. The resolution was expressly declaratory, and, proceeding from the legislature only, which was not even a party to the constitution, could be declaratory of opinion only.

  18. He had adopted the form of a declaratory resolution, because it was intended to declare the true sense of the charter upon a disputed point.

  19. There is no subjunctive; in strictness of speech, all sentences are resolvable into distinct declaratory phrases.

  20. Would is sometimes employed in a declaratory sense to express a present volition, and then belongs to the indicative.

  21. In all other respects, the verbs in the declaratory and conditional modes are the same; and the condition is known only by some other word prefixed to the verb.

  22. Whatever these verbs may be in declaratory phrases, yet after the conditional conjunctions if and tho, they often express present ideas, as in the foregoing examples.

  23. He was familiar with the provisions of the British Constitution--the Charters of the Colonies and the various declaratory Acts of Parliament defining the rights of the American people which had grown sacred by long and peaceful enjoyment.

  24. In addition to other declaratory acts of Parliament sanctioning and continuing chartered privileges generally in all the colonies, one was passed in March 1663, involving the very hinge upon which the question of the Revolution turned.

  25. He lucidly pointed out the various innovations upon chartered rights that had become sacred by long enjoyment and repeatedly sanctioned by declaratory Acts of Parliament.

  26. He was chairman of the committee that organized the government and of the one that prepared the declaratory ordinance defining high treason and misprision of treason and the kind and measure of punishment to be inflicted.

  27. Still further, on the same day I introduced “Resolutions declaratory of the duty of Congress in respect to guaranties of the national security and the national faith in the Rebel States.

  28. On June 3 the Committee on Foreign Relations, of which Calhoun was chairman, reported in favor of "an immediate appeal to arms," and the next day a declaratory act was passed.

  29. To meet these objections Mr. Madison proposed twelve amendments declaratory of certain fundamental popular rights, which, it was thought by many persons, were not sufficiently guarded by the original articles.

  30. Comparative Statement of the Two Bills, read from his place by Mr. Sheridan, on the Discussion of the Declaratory Acts in 1788, and afterwards published.

  31. Amendments to the Constitution of the United States have established the right of woman to the elective franchise, we demand of the present Congress a declaratory act which shall secure us at once in the exercise of this right.

  32. Instead of petitioning Congress for our rights we propose to settle the question before the courts, unless Congress gives us the declaratory act this winter, which I think they will.

  33. We want a declaratory law, she said, passed by the Congress of the United States, giving women the right to vote.

  34. And it is therefore perfectly proper, in our opinion, for the House to pass a declaratory resolution, which would be an index to the action of the House, should the question be brought before it by a contest for a seat.

  35. Can you Republicans so utterly stultify yourselves, can you so entirely work against yourselves, as to refuse us a Declaratory Law?

  36. There have been many shorter cuts to liberty than this is likely to be, even with a declaratory act at this session.

  37. In the opinion of the Committee, such declaratory act is not authorized by the Constitution nor within the legislative power of Congress.

  38. Mr. Butler introduced a bill for a Declaratory Law to protect women citizens in their right to vote.

  39. Amendments, women have already the right to vote, and prayed Congress merely to pass a declaratory resolution to that effect.

  40. A declaratory act was first brought in, which asserted the supreme power of Parliament over the Colonies "in all cases whatsoever.

  41. If the law is in the form of a code, the code provisions are assumed to be in the main declaratory of the law as it previously existed; the code is regarded as a continuation and development of pre-existing law.

  42. The constitution was declaratory of principles of natural constitutional law which were to be deduced from the nature of free government.

  43. Once more men held as a living tenet that all positive law was declaratory of natural law and got its real authority from the rules of natural law which it declared.

  44. One is the professional feeling that the common law is the legal order of nature, that its doctrines in an idealized form are natural law and that its actual rules are declaratory of natural law.

  45. Thus, when the law has been growing through juristic activity, a philosophical theory of law, as declaratory of philosophically ascertainable principles, has obtained.

  46. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "declaratory" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    absolute; affirmative; assertive; decided; declarative; emphatic; positive