Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. maintenen, F. maintenir, properly, to hold by the hand; main, hand (L. manus,) + F. tenir, to hold (L. tenere,). See Manual, and Tenable
It is good to maintain sound views of the declarations of the word of God.
"The Ordinance of Covenanting" by John Cunningham
Under questioning they maintain a bland front that it is almost impossible to break down.
"The Woman from Outside" by Hulbert Footner
It remained to maintain it against the enemy's offensive.
"World's War Events, Vol. I" by Various
They will maintain it as long as it deserves to be maintained.
"Robert Toombs" by Pleasant A. Stovall
The ecclesiastics were all maintained by the Imperial Government.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 380, June, 1847" by Various
Ferdinand was not allowed to leave Naples until he had once more sworn on his honor to maintain the constitution borrowed from Spain.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
The exclusion was maintained, but ministers were allowed to appear and answer for their departments.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
The possibility of maintaining standard wage rates over a large and diversified area considered.
"The Settlement of Wage Disputes" by Herbert Feis
They have maintained their racial characteristics with remarkable purity.
"History of Education" by Levi Seeley
But in every point Congreve maintained his superiority to Wycherley.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
By the poor widow's oil and meal
Elijah was sustained;
Though small the stock it lasted well,
For God the store maintained.
"The Meal And Cruse Of Oil" by John Newton
Man's nat'ral pow'rs are found too weak,
His feelings to restrain;
Till pure religion from above,
A faithful watch maintain.
"The Advantages Of Resignation" by Elizabeth Bath
O wondrous stream! O blessed type
Of ever-flowing grace!
So Christ, our Rock, maintains our life
Through all this wilderness.
"PSALM 105 Abridged" by Isaac Watts
If to be lov'd it thee offend,
I cannot choose but love thee still:
And so thy greefe shall have no end,
Whiles that my life maintaines my will.
"His Aunswere To the Nimphs Song" by Bartholomew Young
The God of heav'n maintains his state,
Frowns on the proud, and scorns the great;
But from his throne descends to see
The sons of humble poverty.
"Psalm 138" by Isaac Watts
The God we serve maintains his throne
Above the clouds, beyond the skies;
Through all the earth his will is done;
He knows our groans, he hears our cries.
"Psalm 115" by Isaac Watts
They maintain first place in National League West, however.
The problems you are having with clutter are not so much about the stuff but more about you and your husband not agreeing on how to live together and maintain what you own.
Lois Goodman has maintained she did not kill her husband with a coffee mug.
If a piece of equipment or a system cannot be commissioned , it cannot be maintained.
Cat votes to maintain quarterly dividend of 46 cents per common stock share.
They help vitalize the American economy and maintain our traditions of hard work and patriotism.
Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings questions whether Detroit Lions can maintain composure for a full season.
"How those configurations are established and maintained requires a disciplined approach for providing adequate security," it adds.
Carolina Nurseries now belongs to a North Charleston industrial conglomerate that has no interest in maintaining it as a plant farm.
Plaintiffs say Guajardo maintained control over their cases and never revealed that he was ineligible to practice law.
Brazil Maintaining Tax Break on Consumer Goods, Mantega Says.
Brazil will maintain its reduction of the IPI tax on certain consumer goods, Finance Minister Guido Mantega said.
Norfolk City Council wants the state to maintain a moratorium on uranium mining to protect the city's water supply.
Millions A Year Hike 2,184-Mile Trail, Maintained By Network Of Volunteers.
On the new models, Apple has maintained the 9.7-inch screen of earlier iPads, while claiming the same battery life of up to 10 hours (nine hours on 4G).
In thermodynamic limit shifts δ (0) A(B) can be neglected but they are necessary to maintain the scaling at any ﬁnite volume.
Matter Correlations in Branched Polymers
In order to shorten simulation times we have truncated, but not shifted, the potential at r = 3.5σ , and maintained a neighbor list of particles within a radius of r = 5.0σ .
Phase Behavior of a Simple Model for Membrane Proteins
These ﬁngerprints are maintained in O(1) time per step along the segment.
When Can You Fold a Map?
To ﬁnd H quickly we maintain the number of mountain and valley creases for each row and column of creases.
When Can You Fold a Map?
We maintain these numbers as we make folds in H.
When Can You Fold a Map?