acknowledge the supremacy

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  • He probably was determined not to acknowledge the supremacy of any other English see over his own. Cited from The Cathedral Church of York, by A. Clutton-Brock
  • Neither anathema nor armed thousands shall make me acknowledge the supremacy of Edward. Cited from The Scottish Chiefs, by Miss Jane Porter
  • We have acknowledged the supremacy of a will outside ourselves. Cited from Our Lady Saint Mary, by J. G. H. Barry
  • He compelled the Church, at least in some degree, to acknowledge the supremacy of the State. Cited from The Leading Facts of English History, by D.H. Montgomery
  • A history of the Church Universal must needs take some notice of those Christian communities which never acknowledged the supremacy of Rome. Cited from The Church and the Empire, by D. J. Medley
  • Though the Hellenic cities and states were allowed to rule themselves, they paid tribute and thus acknowledged the supremacy of Rome. Cited from Early European History, By Hutton Webster
  • But these colonies, however they might acknowledge the supremacy of parliament in other respects, denied the right of that body to tax them internally. Cited from The Life of George Washington, Vol. 1 (of 5), by John Marshall
  • Compelled by force of circumstances to acknowledge the supremacy of the Federal government, he was still dominated by the ideas of separation. Cited from [A Biography of] Sidney Lanier, by Edwin Mims
  • Two hundred thousand human beings yesterday acknowledged the supremacy of Gerard. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol III, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
  • There was something unnatural in her exclusive, jealous love of her brother, but now she acknowledged the supremacy of the great law of woman's destiny. Cited from Ernest Linwood, by Caroline Lee Hentz
  • One after another the states that had joined the alliance were chastised, and the Samnites were forced to acknowledge the supremacy of Rome. Cited from A General History, by P. V. N. Myers
  • It was only necessary to wave this imperial sceptre over the nations, and all of them would fall prostrate and acknowledge the supremacy of the power which wielded it. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2 No. 5, November 1862, by Various
  • A few days afterwards the attack was renewed with greater violence, and I was compelled to admit its reality, and acknowledge the supremacy of remittent fever. Cited from Jack in the Forecastle, by John Sherburne Sleeper
  • All the cities on the mainland acknowledged the supremacy of Venice and she was mistress of the Adriatic. Cited from The Balkans, by Nevill Forbes, A. J. Toynbee, D. Mitrany, D.G. Hogarth
  • She was taken prisoner by the soldiers, tried, and condemned to die, because she steadily and courageously refused to acknowledge the supremacy of any other than Christ in the Church. Cited from Amos Huntingdon, by T.P. Wilson
  • His father Nabal was one of the richest and most powerful of the Moorish princes, who acknowledged the supremacy of Rome. Cited from Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Gibbon V2
  • He had not acknowledged the supremacy of the Pope, and when he said he would not be led by any human inventions he was plainly repudiating the Church of Rome. Cited from History of the Moravian Church, by J. E. Hutton
  • But Ethelred acknowledged the supremacy of Alfred, consulted him upon all occasions of importance, and issued all his edicts and orders in the king's name. Cited from The Dragon and the Raven, by G. A. Henty
  • According to Roman accounts Decebalus restored the Roman prisoners, acknowledged the supremacy of Domitian, and accepted sovereignty at his hands. Cited from Roumania Past and Present, by James Samuelson
  • We acknowledge the supremacy of God with our lips, but in our acts we are quite prone to assume that we are independent actors in the universe where whatever we have is due to our own creative powers. Cited from Our Lady Saint Mary, by J. G. H. Barry
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