ORDINANCE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of ordinance
Definition:
n. decree; authoritative command or order
Example:
If the ordinance is approved, the community of 20000 people could face a long and costly court battle.
Sentence in Classic:
And this must have led to grave mischief had not Marcus Duilius the tribune provided against it, by an edict which forbade every one, for the period of a year, citing or accusing any Roman citizen, an ordinance which had the effect of reassuring the whole nobility.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
And had divine ordinance, had a soul not infatuate been with us, he had moved us to lay violent steel on the Argolic hiding place; and Troy would now stand, and you, tall towers of Priam, yet abide.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
In one hour after, the ordinance was published in London that no vessel bound for France should leave port, not even the packet boat with letters.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
And this example proves it, for the kingdom of France would be unconquerable if the ordinance of Charles had been enlarged or maintained.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli Context
No one who reads how the city of Rome had its beginning, who were its founders, and what its ordinances and laws, will marvel that so much excellence was maintained in it through many ages, or that it grew afterwards to be so great an Empire.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
And nothing honours a man more than to establish new laws and new ordinances when he himself was newly risen.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli Context