Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. prévaloir, OF. prevaleir, L. praevalere,; prae, before + valere, to be strong, able, or worth. See Valiant
In a few minutes Nisida appeared to be absorbed in the perusal of the will; and the most solemn silence prevailed throughout the apartment!
"Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf" by George W. M. Reynolds
A common error has prevailed abroad that our prairie land is wet.
"A New Guide for Emigrants to the West" by J. M. Peck
The advice of Seton prevailed; the Scots would stand their ground.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07" by Various
The most intense excitement prevails.
"The Johnstown Horror" by James Herbert Walker
This impression prevails in various countries.
"Popular Education" by Ira Mayhew
All influences are summoned to bring about the success of the good, and in the end it will surely prevail.
"History of Education" by Levi Seeley
Thus Moses gives an account of the prevailing unrighteousness and lust.
"Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
He accordingly prevailed on the lady to consent to a private marriage.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
This principle cannot be better illustrated than by the prevailing examples of our time.
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
But then again he could not prevail on himself to observe them.
"A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)" by Leopold von Ranke
The mother mourns, but does not fail,
Her courage and her love prevail
O'er sorrow, and her spirit hears
The promise of triumphant years.
"The Oxford Thrushes" by Henry Van Dyke
He saw their flesh was weak and frail,
He saw temptations still prevail;
The God of Abram loved them still,
And led them to his holy hill.
"Psalm 78 part 4" by Isaac Watts
We take the water, so they took his song;
Him as a prophet doing war with wrong—
His voice went everywhere, and still prevail'd.
"The Veiled Memnon" by Alexander Anderson
What though through her white loveliness
The wildflower dimmed, the moonlight paled,
Real to my touch she was; no less
Than when the earth prevailed.
"At Midnight" by Madison Julius Cawein
The virtue of that first command,
I know still does, and will prevail;
That while the earth itself shall stand,
The spring and summer shall not fail.
"Waiting For Spring" by John Newton
Our spirits faint; our sins prevail;
Leave not our trembling hearts to fail:
O Thou that hearest prayer, descend,
And still be found the sinner’s friend.
"Praise For Thee, Lord, in Zion Waits" by Henry Francis Lyte
Happy 50th birthday prevailing wage, you haven't changed a bit.
We'll remember Auburn's defense prevailing - and those Oregon socks.
Paterson vetoes prevailing wage bill.
David Paterson said he has vetoed a bill mandating service workers at public utility companies be paid a prevailing wage.
On Monday, February 16, the House Labor Committee approved HSB 149, the prevailing wage bill.
A critique of prevailing wisdom.
Prevailing political winds blowing fishing industry toward Sen Murkowski Mike Heimbuch point of view.
A Delaware judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the state Labor Department's determination that a company must pay its employees the state's prevailing wage rates.
Prevailing wage provision in Clean Water bill could raise project costs, congressman argues.
Family Law – Attorney Fees – Prevailing Party .
Prevailing hope for better day could serve us today.
Rah , Pace prevail in LPGA's first 'Open Qualifier.
Where a plaintiff prison inmate has prevailed on an Eighth Amendment claim, the parties should be granted an opportunity to confer on the counsel fee issue.
Red Devil football will prevail.
Red Devils' defense prevails, shuts out Lions.
The prevailing possibility is to take the survival probability as a measure .
Quantum Irreversibility of Energy Spreading
In this sense, a stable state of each pair of units is: one up (positive, subordinated) and one down (negative, prevailing).
Why everything gets slower ?
This has been the prevailing view for the past twenty years (e. g.
Are waves all localized in two dimensional random media?
S and pe that prevail at a particular time t and location (r, θ).
Magnetic Fields in Massive Stars. II. The Buoyant Rise of Magnetic Flux Tubes Through the Radiative Interior
For p > pc the expanding (chaotic) map f0 prevails over the contracting map f1 and the overall behaviour is chaotic with λ > 0.
Synchronization of Random Linear Maps