Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. decre, F. décret, fr. L. decretum, neut. decretus, p. p. of decernere, to decide; de-, + cernere, to decide. See Certain, and cf. Decreet Decretal
The last act of the queen regent was the issuing of a decree that Mazarin was banished forever from the kingdom.
"Louis XIV., Makers of History Series" by John S. C. Abbott
That decree was a cause for great scandal throughout this community.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898" by Various
Some few tribes may hold their own and seem to increase, but such does not invalidate the evidence of the decree.
"The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882" by Joseph Wild
This paper blockade was the challenge which called forth the Berlin Decree from Napoleon.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
And will you come to me that you have decreed misbegotten, to help you save your soul!
"The Fifth Queen Crowned" by Ford Madox Ford
The majority, elated with success, now called on him to sanction the decrees of August 4.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
Well, perhaps with the Decree being made Absolute would come oblivion.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol 31, No 2, June 1908" by Various
Peggy decreed a dinner at the Carlton.
"The Rough Road" by William John Locke
Miss Davis had decreed that three practice games between the two sophomore teams should be played to decide their prowess.
"Marjorie Dean" by Pauline Lester
But it was decreed that the temper of that strong mind should be tried by both extremes of fortune in rapid succession.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
I am with terrorism
if the U.S. Senate
decrees reward and punishment
"I Am With Terrorism" by Nizar Qabbani
I may not look on thee,
Such was the gods' decree;--
Till sun and earth we see
No kiss, no smile for thee!
"Eurydice" by Sophie Margaret Hensley
WHY , alas! is life decreed
Full of pain and full of sorrow?
All uncertain as it is,
Can we rest upon tomorrow?
"An Effusion" by Elizabeth Bath
O many Junes shall come and go,
Flow'r-footed o'er the mead;
O many Junes for me, to whom
Is length of days decreed.
"June" by Amy Levy
The woes my foes decree me here,
Ne'er wake my faintest sigh--
But when I view my country's woes,
Not yet I wish to die.
"Napoleon" by James Avis Bartley
And, if I linger now afar,
'Tis fortune's hard decree--
Oh! were the dove's swift pinions mine,
How would I fly to thee.
"To Mary" by James Avis Bartley
The leftist Sabahy spoke after a meeting between the National Salvation Front, formed by secularist politicians after Morsi issued his decrees , and media figures.
Egypt's Islamists seek to defuse crisis over decree .
Fresh clashes in Egypt over Morsy decree .
Egypt's liberal and secular forces — long divided, weakened and uncertain amid the rise of Islamist parties to power — are seeking to rally themselves in response to the decrees issued this week by President Mohammed Morsi.
Egypt's judges angry over President Mursi decree .
Egypt's Mursi to meet judicial council on decree .
Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi will meet members of the state's highest judicial authority, the Supreme Judicial Council, on Monday to discuss his decree shielding his decisions from judicial review, state media reported.
Egypt's official news agency says that the country's highest body of judges has called the president's recent decrees an "unprecedented assault on the independence of the judiciary and its rulings".
Egypt's Islamists seek to defuse crisis over decree.
The main stock index tumbled 9.5 percent in the first day of trading after a controversial decree.
On Saturday, Egypt's judges denounced the decree as an "unprecedented attack" on the judiciary.
President John F Kennedy decreed that the second full week of October would be "National School Lunch Week," back in 1962.
Egypt's opposition in disarray after Morsi rescinds decree.
Ditch Your Decree, or Leave.
Egypt's Divide Over Morsi's Presidential Decree Continues to Ferment.
It is convenient to extend this deﬁnition to general Hermitian A by decreeing that the moment map vanishes on multiples of the identity.
Stability, birational transformations and the Kahler-Einstein problem
We think of a point x ∈ X as a map x : pt → X and decree that EV should associate to x the ﬁber Vx ; any ob ject in the bordism category is isomorphic to a disjoint union of these, and hence the functor EV is determined on ob jects.
Supersymmetric field theories and generalized cohomology
Then, just after the crossing, the kinetic energy has its maximum value and starts to decrees gradually when θ moves to the direction 2π .
The Compactification Problems of Additional Dimensions in Multidimensional Cosmological Theories
At the measurement station of V¨olklingen City, the early warning threshold for sulfur dioxide at an exposition of three hours (600 µg/m3 according to the German decree “Smogverordnung”) was not exceeded.
A Flexible Shallow Approach to Text Generation
When one of the rules applies, it decrees a decrease in the weight of e that is clearly necessary for any M -ultrametric which is less than ω .
Subdominant matroid ultrametrics