ascendency

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  • Info Ascendency is a quantitative attribute of an ecosystem, defined as a function of the ecosystem's trophic network. more...
  • His personal ascendency was so great that he found no trouble in doing so. Cited from The Age of the Reformation, by Preserved Smith
  • Criminal that you are, how well you know your ascendency over her heart! Cited from Life, Leter, and Philosophy of Ninon de L'Enclos, Robinson and Overton
  • Perhaps that is why he has gained such an ascendency over the people. Cited from A People's Man, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • He was wise enough to use his new ascendency to get books. Cited from Two Little Savages, by Ernest Thompson Seton
  • She had not often suffered from it herself, for her ascendency over men extended even to him. Cited from Dark Hollow, by Anna Katharine Green
  • She did not understand his ascendency over her, but she could not help being aware of it. Cited from The Knave of Diamonds, by Ethel May Dell
  • But such ascendency could only fall to the North by reason of their command of the sea. Cited from North America, Vol. 1, by Anthony Trollope
  • His ascendency in the Convention was so marked as to turn all eyes towards him. Cited from Twenty Years of Congress, Volume 2 (of 2), by James Gillespie Blaine
  • His wife, who is Joseph's sister-in-law, has ascendency over him. Cited from Memoirs of Napoleon, V3, by Bourrienne
  • And then she turned heaven and earth to regain her personal ascendency over him. Cited from Prisoners, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • Hence it has obtained an ascendency over that of all other nations. Cited from The Old Roman World, by John Lord
  • She glanced at him, read his face and once more felt secure in her ascendency. Cited from The Emigrant Trail, by Geraldine Bonner
  • We can only wonder that, in many cases, he obtained so complete an ascendency in the political world. Cited from Renaissance in Italy, Vol. 1, by John Addington Symonds
  • "Do you mean to say that fire, and nothing more than fire, can bring about human ascendency?" Cited from The Devolutionist and The Emancipatrix,H. Flint
  • France united at that time almost every species of ascendency. Cited from History of England, James II Vol. 1, Macaulay
  • His position with regard to her was singular, his ascendency over her had never been tried. Cited from The Slave Of The Lamp, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • His ascendency over them was no longer sufficiently great; they no longer had confidence in him. Cited from The Modern Regime V2, by Hippolyte A. Taine OCFV6
  • Yet as she looked at her visitor she felt the breath of their ascendency. Cited from The Testing of Diana Mallory, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • That class, which had gained its influence by a moral ascendency was extremely limited. Cited from The Prairie, by J Fenimore Cooper
  • Roman Catholic ascendency would be a very real thing under Home Rule. Cited from Against Home Rule (1912), by Various
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