acknowledge the superiority

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  • I will get the average size of either of them, and you will acknowledge the superiority. Cited from The Mule, by Harvey Riley
  • So completely did they all acknowledge the superiority of the animal that there was no jostling about him. Cited from Adventures of Uncle Jeremiah at the Great Fair, by C. M. Stevens
  • But there is one ground above all where we should acknowledge the superiority of America: I mean, religious liberty. Cited from The Uprising of a Great People, by Count Agenor de Gasparin
  • But today the roles have been changed and our adversaries themselves acknowledge the superiority of our heavy artillery. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, May 1915, V. 2, No. 2
  • They acknowledge the superiority of our understanding, because we have abused their ignorance. Cited from Abolition of the African Slave Trade by the British Parliament, Clarkson
  • The natives of some of the islands had never seen Europeans before, yet seemed little inclined to acknowledge the superiority of their visitors. Cited from Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Vol. 17 New Series, No. 432, Apr 10, 1852
  • I have no intention to enter into the question of our own patent laws, but I cannot refuse to acknowledge the superiority of the arrangements here. Cited from Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Vol. 17 New Series, No. 429, Mar. 20, 1852
  • Thus Adam divined the proper name, and Satan was forced to acknowledge the superiority of the first man. Cited from The Legends of the Jews by Louis Ginzberg Volume 1
  • None of them will acknowledge the superiority of the other, and yet Rome is, from the recollections connected with it, the natural capital of Italy. Cited from Memoirs of Napoleon, V8, by Bourrienne
  • While, therefore, we recognize that good has sometimes come even out of evil, we should also acknowledge the superiority of Buddhist countries and of India in the treatment both of other human beings and of the lower animals. Cited from Reconciliation of Races/Religions,Thomas K. Cheyne
  • Just as uncivilized nations acknowledge the superiority of Europeans in medicine, so did the Fairies resort in perplexing cases to man for aid. Cited from Welsh Folk-Lore, by Elias Owen
  • Not only is their confidence required and gained at these times, but they learn to place implicit reliance upon their master's knowledge of hunting, in the same manner that they acknowledge the superiority of a particular hound. Cited from Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon, by Samuel Baker
  • The day of complete religious liberty had daw'ned in Connecticut, and in a few years the strongest supporters of the old system would acknowledge the superiority of the new. Cited from Religious Liberty in Connecticut, by M. L. Greene
  • Supposing she were to marry an English and Protestant husband, would she not, rational, sensible as she is, quickly acknowledge the superiority of right over expediency, honesty over policy? Cited from The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte
  • It showed the want of dignity in Louis, who, rather than run the hazard of a battle, agreed to subject his kingdom to a tribunal, and thus acknowledge the superiority of a neighboring prince possessed of less power and territory than himself. Cited from The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 8, by Rossiter Johnson
  • This great man is allowed to have been one of the first rank amongst the poets of our nation, and to acknowledge the superiority of none but Shakespear, Milton, and Dryden. Cited from Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753), Vol. V, Cibber
  • This man was apparently of low condition; yet his looks appeared not to acknowledge the superiority of Montoni, as did those of his companions; and sometimes they even assumed an air of authority, which the decisive manner of the Signor could not repress. Cited from The Mysteries of Udolpho, by Ann Radcliffe
  • Matthias, however, consented to acknowledge the superiority of his brother, the emperor, to honor him as the head of the family, and to hold his possessions as fiefs of Rhodolph intrusted to him by favor. Cited from The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power, by John S. C. Abbott
  • However, it was always a source of the keenest gratification that two of those who had invented rival telegraphs proved themselves broad-minded and liberal enough to acknowledge the superiority of his system, and to urge its adoption by their respective Governments. Cited from Samuel F. B. Morse, His Letters and Journals, by Samuel F. B. Morse
  • There is something so indescribably odd and ridiculous about the whole paraphernalia of Mr. Punch, that we are irresistibly compelled to acknowledge the superiority of the lignum vito Roscius over the histrionic corps of mere flesh and blood. Cited from The English Spy, by Bernard Blackmantle