subjection


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They claimed exemption from the mandates of human authority, as militating with their subjection to a superior power.
After twelve years of banishment from the land of their first allegiance, during which they had been under an adoptive and temporary subjection to another sovereign, they must naturally have been led to reflect upon the relative rights and duties of allegiance and subjection.
When that portentous system of abuses, the Papal dominion, was overturned, a great variety of religious sects arose in its stead in the several countries, which for many centuries before had been screwed beneath its subjection.
She inherits her mother's talents, and must have been under subjection to her.
The proletarian is without property; his relation to his wife and children has no longer anything in common with the bourgeois family-relations; modern industrial labour, modern subjection to capital, the same in England as in France, in America as in Germany, has stripped him of every trace of national character.
She suggests that the play is using the archaic model of the Sarum wedding ceremony that required a visual performance of subjection in which the bride put her hand under her husband's foot, for Kate says, "Place your hands below your husband's foot;/In token of which duty, if he please,/My hand is ready, may it do him ease" (5.
There, the performance of an IA was argued to require the subjection of an utterance to an illocutionary rule.
Before describing the way they had been brought into subjection, they told us that every year many of their sons and daughters were demanded of them for sacrifice, and others for service in the houses and plantations of their conquerors.
He concludes his study by charting Oman's gradual descent into civil war, resulting from internal disputes between the various factions of the Ibadi ulema, and its eventual subjection to Abbasid rule.
With Scenes of Subjection, Saidiya Hartman joins a growing number of scholars who have struggled of late to approach topics in African American history and culture by attending to the violence and degradation that have been as definitive of the Afro-American experience as have resourcefulness and resiliency.
The author has an unmistakable appreciation for the victims of the system, who faced the enormous challenge of carving out areas of personal freedom amidst the terror, of somehow even approximately a self-possessed individualism in these varied "scenes of subjection.
The subjection of Puerto Rico, Panama and other Latin American areas by Roosevelt also pales in comparison to Reagan's crimes.
And he finds the message of mutual love and subjection within the very New Testament texts that seemed to subject women to men
Although it does not mention him by name, Scenes of Subjection offers an illuminating cultural history of the forms of perception that convinced a jury in Simi Valley, California, that the prostrate body of Rodney King invited a heating from officers of the L.