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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Declaratively By distinct assertion; not impliedly; in the form of a declaration. "The priest shall expiate it, that is, declaratively ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, JohnHancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, butthe last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.
    • declaratively In a declarative manner; by distinct assertion, and not impliedly; by proclamation.
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  • Mal Pancoast
    “You get whatever accomplishment you are willing to declare.”
  • Lewis Morris
    Lewis Morris
    “Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare the truth thou hast, that all may share; Be bold, proclaim it everywhere: They only live who dare.”
  • David H. Souter
    David H. Souter
    “It is much easier to modify an opinion if one has not already persuasively declared it.”
  • George Eliot
    “The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect freedom with which we each follow and declare our own impressions.”
  • The Talmud
    The Talmud
    “Greater even than the pious man is he who eats that which is the fruit of his own toil; for scripture declares him twice-blessed.”
  • Herbert Clark Hoover
    “Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die.”


In literature:

The British, he declared, had only one interest in Mexico, and that was oil.
"The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume I" by Burton J. Hendrick
Austria-Hungary made immediate preparations for the invasion of Serbia and on July 28 declared war.
"A School History of the Great War" by Albert E. McKinley, Charles A. Coulomb, and Armand J. Gerson
He could not expect her to wait for him if he did not declare himself.
"Phineas Finn" by Anthony Trollope
France declared itself the apostle of this creed.
"History of the Girondists, Volume I" by Alphonse de Lamartine
All government must, to preserve its authority, be sincere in its declarations and authentic in its acts.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.)" by Edmund Burke
A state of war was declared to exist in Germany, July 31, 1914.
"Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights" by Kelly Miller
I fear to declare those that I conceive.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part E. From Charles I. to Cromwell" by David Hume
He issued a declaration on pretence of mitigating the rigors contained in the act of uniformity.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part F. From Charles II. to James II." by David Hume
The duke of Hamilton, and all the presbyterians, declared for William.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II. From William and Mary to George II." by Tobias Smollett
It still remains undecided whether this system declares that a supernatural revelation is impossible and ought to be rejected.
"History of Rationalism Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology" by John F. Hurst
Poetry is precious chiefly because it suggests more than it declares.
"Can You Forgive Her?" by Anthony Trollope
The Romans were declared the conquerors, and the Albans their subjects.
"A Smaller History of Rome" by William Smith and Eugene Lawrence
So, too, the shipper must declare the nature of the thing carried.
"Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman" by Albert Sidney Bolles
Mr. Paine says, as Horne Tooke had not failed to declare him the author, he then acknowledged it as his own.
"Junius Unmasked" by Joel Moody
As for the navy, they declared there was not one ship's company would stand by the Sovereign.
"Tony Butler" by Charles James Lever
Hence when war was declared between France and England, the English colonists readily took up arms against the French.
"The Story of American History" by Albert F. Blaisdell
A declaration cannot be made of cards that have already all been declared.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6" by Various
Frederick declared that he had just lunched; on the contrary, he was nearly dying of hunger; and he had not a single centime in his purse.
"Sentimental Education Vol 1" by Gustave Flaubert
With what scorn the newspapers declared that "those wild women" could never turn a single vote.
"My Own Story" by Emmeline Pankhurst
By these proceedings the Tiers Etat and a few of the clergy declared themselves the national legislature.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 2" by Various

In poetry:

But stop! What is this form I see,
Beginning with a hump-backed d?
I pause! I gasp! I falter there!
It is the djolan, I declare!
"Djolan" by Ellis Parker Butler
Thus, Lord, thy wondrous power declare,
And thus exalt thy fame;
Whilst we glad songs of praise prepare
For thine almighty name.
"Psalm 21" by Isaac Watts
Now fancy flies to distant days,
And views the lovely pair,
And hears the voice of general praise
Their matchless worth declare.
"Louisa. A Tale." by Jane Bowdler
O Student of this gilded Book,
Declare, while musing on its pages,
If truer words were ever spoke
By ancient, or by modern sages!
"Vanitas Vanitatum" by William Makepeace Thackeray
To thee the voices of the young
A monument of honor raise;
And babes, with uninstructed tongue,
Declare the wonders of thy praise.
"Psalm 8 part 1" by Isaac Watts
Then stretch, Eth'opia, stretch thy hands,
Thy God remembers thee;
And all throughout thy sunny lands,
Declares thou shalt be free.
"Ethiopia" by Benjamin Cutler Clark

In news:

The formal declaration of the dogma of the Assumption, though written by Pope Pius XII, was brought about, in large part, because of the intense Marian devotion of everyday Catholics.
Before an ecstatic crowd of 15,000 people at the Chicago Coliseum, Col. Theodore Roosevelt declared himself a candidate for President of the United States — 100 years ago today.
Declaring victory on Clackamas County's ' bully pulpit '.
Tamera declares baby bump off limits.
A federal jury in North Carolina deadlocked on five other counts, and the judge declared a mistrial on those.
Before launching into this week's topic, members of the Burning Question crew wish to declare that we, too, love Katie Holmes.
2008 has been declared the year of the frog by environmentalist groups across the planet.
When not working or dating, she lives in a nifty apartment that features, among other things, an old movie poster declaring that " Cagney 's Magnificent".
A Californian was declared the winner of the 2009 Road to the Horse competition in Franklin last weekend.
Declaring that it's time Tennessee had an average citizen as governor, Mike Knois of Lewisburg has announced he's an Independent candidate for governor.
How well do you know the Declaration of Independence.
America's second Declaration of Independence .
Free reading of the Declaration of Independence on July 4.
1823 printing of Declaration of Independence brings $597,500 in public auction.
The Texas Declaration of Independence Turns 176.

In science:

In [AZ06] we also declared every one-letter word to be a Wigner word.
A law of large numbers for finite-range dependent random matrices
In step t = 0 of the process, we declare vertex v1 active and all other vertices neutral.
Component sizes of the random graph outside the scaling window
The first integral declares that the first number in a triplet hU Di can have any value.
Probability distribution of distances between local extrema of random number series
This extends to a topology in H2 (M ; Q/Z) by declaring a set U ⊂ H2 (M ; Q/Z) open if (a + U ) ∩ Im (j ) is open in Im (j ) for all a ∈ H2 (M ; Q/Z).
A function on the homology of 3-manifolds
We call renormalized process the random subsets of Zd obtained by taking the image of the initial percolation model by the application φN, see equation (2.11) in . A site i ∈ Zd is thus declared white if the box Bi is white.
Quenched invariance principles for random walks with random conductances
Warren, ”On the Declarative Semantics of Inheritance Networks”, Proceed.
Remarks on Inheritance Systems
We can define an equivalence relation, which we still denote by ∼h, on the quotient Tg = S1/ ∼g by declaring for α, β ∈ Tg that α ∼h β if and only if there exists a representative a of α in S1, respectively a representative b of β in S1, such that a ∼h b.
Scaling limits of bipartite planar maps are homeomorphic to the 2-sphere
The accuracy of the fit for the most interest ing region ±140 km/s about the line center exceeds the accuracy of observations declared by the authors.
Neutral interstellar hydrogen in the inner heliosphere under influence of wavelength-dependent solar radiation pressure
As might be expected, this means that it is strictly speaking incorrect to declare that these extended minimal models are precisely the respective well-known models that we have loosely identi fied them w ith, because their chiral algebras may not be isomorphic.
The Extended Algebra of the Minimal Models
Following, we define a graph structure on L(X ) by declaring two vertices (ω, x), (θ, y ) ∈ L(X ) adjacent if x ∼ y (in X ) and ω (z) = θ(z) for all z 6= x, y .
Harmonic analysis of finite lamplighter random walks
Set L(E ) = {(ω, x) : ω ∈ {0, 1}E, x ∈ X } and define a graph structure on L(E ) by declaring two vertices (ω, x), (θ, y ) ∈ L(E ) adjacent when x ∼ y and ω (e) = θ(e), for all e ∈ E \ {{x, y}}.
Harmonic analysis of finite lamplighter random walks
Wd becomes a simple, connected, locally finite graph when we declare vertices µ, λ ∈ Wd adjacent if and only if they are unit Euclidean distance apart.
Vicious walkers and random contraction matrices
We view this map as a rooted planar map by declaring that the distinguished edge is the one corresponding to k = 0, pointing from δ, in the preceding construction.
Radius and profile of random planar maps with faces of arbitrary degrees
This process starts by declaring v used and all half-edges at v active.
The largest component in a subcritical random graph with a power law degree distribution
If the vertex vi is not already used, declare the remaining d(vi ) − 1 half-edges at vi active.
The largest component in a subcritical random graph with a power law degree distribution