• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Consentingly With consent; in a compliant manner.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In ancient England a person could not have sex unless you had consent of the King.
    • consentingly In a consenting or acquiescent manner.
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  • Helen Keller
    “One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.”
  • Jean Rostand
    “Greatness, in order to gain recognition, must all too often consent to ape greatness.”
  • George Bancroft
    George Bancroft
    “By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy.”
  • Albert Camus
    “Methods of thought which claim to give the lead to our world in the name of revolution have become, in reality, ideologies of consent and not of rebellion.”
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
    “Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
  • Ferdinand De Saussure
    Ferdinand De Saussure
    “Language furnishes the best proof that a law accepted by a community is a thing that is tolerated and not a rule to which all freely consent.”


In literature:

Everything God does for man and through man He does with man's consent, always.
"Quiet Talks on Prayer" by S. D. (Samuel Dickey) Gordon
The gentle Haydn was unable to withstand the pressure brought to bear, and consented.
"The World's Great Men of Music" by Harriette Brower
Marriage required the consent of the lady and her friends.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
Consent was the essence of this marriage and no shame, therefore, attached to its dissolution.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
Dorothy told me about your giving Mr. Rivington a full partnership, in order that Mr. Ogden should give his consent.
"The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him" by Paul Leicester Ford
It's the only reason that would induce me to consent.
"Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall" by Charles Major
If legitimate government is based upon the consent of its subjects, may they withdraw their consent?
"Political Thought in England from Locke to Bentham" by Harold J. Laski
The disparity of ages concerns no one but themselves; so they have my consent to marry, if they can get each other's.
"The Journal of Sir Walter Scott" by Walter Scott
Girard consented, paid the money, and the ship was allowed to come up to the city.
"Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made" by James D. McCabe, Jr.
After much persuasion, we consented to go with him.
"The Underground Railroad" by William Still

In poetry:

Well, it was not wrongly given,
If they only knew that I
Have consented even to die
So to reach the wished-for heaven
Of a sovereign beauty's favour.
"The Purgatory Of St. Patrick - Act II" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Although the Devil sometimes is content
To take a portion of the heart or soul;
Yet Christ, our Saviour, never will consent
To take a part, unless he has the whole.
"Advice To Serve God" by Rees Prichard
Who hath learned lowliness
From his Lord's cradle, patience from His Cross;
Whom poor men's eyes and hearts consent to bless;
To whom, for Christ, the world is loss;
"St. Matthias' Day" by John Keble
Lest, in the hour when you consent to share
That human passion Beauty makes divine,
I, over worn, should find you over fair,
Lest I should die before I make you mine.
"The Temple Dancing Girl" by Laurence Hope
JUSTINA. Then thou'lt reach not thy intent;
For this passion, this strange pain,
Which my thought doth so torment,
Though my fancy it may gain,
It will never my consent.
"The Wonder-Working Magician - Act III" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
You will consent, through all my veins like wine
This prescience flows; your lips meet mine above,
Your clear soft eyes look upward into mine
Dim in a silent ecstasy of love.
"The Temple Dancing Girl" by Laurence Hope

In news:

Guidance on Informed Consent for In Vitro Diagnostic Devi.
An attorney who already is the subject of a disciplinary matter may consent to the consolidation of the disciplinary matters and his presentation to court for discipline.
Can police talk to kids without parental consent.
In 2007, monitoring for the NAEMS was initiated as a result of a consent agreement between several animal commodity groups and the Environmental Protection Agency.
I n 1933, a totalitarian regime came to power in Germany with the consent of at least a substantial minority of the German people.
The US Department of Justice, the US Environmental Protection Agency, and Apache Nitrogen Products Inc entered into a consent decree for future groundwater and soil cleanup at the Apache Powder Superfund Site, near David, Ariz.
Sheriff Marlin Gusman wants $40 million from the city of New Orleans in order to improve conditions at Orleans Parish Prison under a pending consent decree.
Who knew that Alan Drury's warhorse "Advise and Consent," "the definitive Washington tale," ever had gone out of print .
The hospital said it can only disclose additional information with the consent of Pele 's family.
An attorney cannot represent both the victim and the perpetrator of a crime, regardless of whether they consent, the North Dakota Supreme Court has ruled in disciplining the lawyer.
It also goes on to say that police can search property with owner consent if the feral pigeons have become a nuisance near the homes.
Court documents show Carter consented to the order without admitting to the allegations against her.
Landowner consent remains in Article X.
Jarmel Gatewood, 20, was charged with operating a vehicle without consent as a passenger.
Cornerstone resolves regulators' consent orders by raising $12.5 million in stock .

In science:

It consists of a sequence of discrete events each of which consents to an integrated course of action presented by brain.
Quantum theory and the role of mind in nature
Between 100 and 300 msec of consent seem to be needed to fix a plan of action. Effort can, by increasing the number of events per second, increase the mental input into brain activity.
Quantum theory and the role of mind in nature
Inasmuch as such Γ is being in the consent with the experimental data for samples in absence of the deformation it is natural to expect that deformations is influenced, mainly, on Ref .
Influence of the finite deformations changing the symmetry of an initial lattice on a generation of atoms displacements waves by non-equilibrium electrons
An adaption of this technique is described in as Consent Based Communication.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
In case of Consent Based Communication the call of an unknown caller is initially blocked and put on the Grey List.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it