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civil order

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n civil order the form of government of a social organization
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Quotations

  • Edmund Burke
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    “Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.”

Usage

In literature:

I ventured the assertion that there are insuperable obstacles to a very high order of civilization in Russia.
"The Land of Thor" by J. Ross Browne
Something more than cold civility is necessary in order to render endurable the daily intercourse of husband and wife.
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
Note the ecclesiastical and civil regulations, the spiritual orders and stations.
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
Enter, Sirs, freely, but first, if you please, Peruse our civil orders, which are these.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
Penzance itself is a town of many attractions of the civilized order, and the whole of the neighbourhood is lovely.
"The Cornish Riviera" by Sidney Heath
Derision of the North was the Times's order of the day even before the civil war really began.
"Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862" by Adam Gurowski
Their use and development belongs only to a high order of civilization.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
Monarchy came to be regarded as only another name for weakness; and civilized order for national decrepitude.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine -- Volume 57, No. 351, January 1845" by Various
The civil population was therefore expecting every moment the order to evacuate the city.
"Liége on the Line of March" by Glenna Lindsley Bigelow
But the completed civilization does not exist until a high order of moral practice obtains; no civilization can long prevail without it.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
Whether in military or in civil life, he desired to prearrange and order every detail.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
For the old notions of civil liberty and of social order did not benefit the masses of the people.
"The History of Freedom" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
They were the first to employ open-order formation in civilized warfare.
"Our Southern Highlanders" by Horace Kephart
The most perfect order, the most civilized condition prevailed.
"History of the Sixteenth Connecticut Volunteers" by B. F. Blakeslee
It had seemed an orderly and sane civilization, with little violence and vast respect for the law.
"Forget Me Nearly" by Floyd L. Wallace
On one side of this furrow lay civilization with its ordered life of cares and duties.
"Clover and Blue Grass" by Eliza Calvert Hall
This was by the orders of the civil commissioner.
"Reminiscences of the Great Mutiny 1857-59" by William Forbes-Mitchell
Not any particular king, nor any particular form or institution, but the good of men in the order of civil society.
"Misread Passage of Scriptures" by J. Baldwin Brown
Every portion of territory possessed by the Cubans is subject to civil order.
"The Arena" by Various
Hastily he gave orders to trip the anchor: in ten minutes he picked up his men, who were cursing civilization.
"A Republic Without a President and Other Stories" by Herbert Ward
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In poetry:

Friendly to what the sensual call death,
Placing their lives below the dogs who love
Their fallen masters and are not condemned,
They came to life within a dying order;
Outside the sunshine of its civil world
The savage waited their appointed time.
"Kairos and Logos" by W H Auden

In news:

The living historians will be camping and living as their Civil War soldier counterparts would have done in the field in order to show what life was like for a Civil War soldier.
A member of Afghanistan's elite Civil Order Police laughs prior to a patrol in Marjah, southern Helmand province, Afghanistan, Sunday, Oct 21, 2012.
Some civility is in order for the U.S. Winter is coming.
Call on Hoekstra to "return the debate to the 'civil and rational' in order to stop the spreading of fear that plays into the very hands of the enemies we are trying to defeat".
The proposed court order permanently bars the defendants from violating the rule and requires them to pay $180,000 in civil penalties .
The release in October of the Boy Scouts' secret " perversion files" was ordered by the Oregon Supreme Court, following a civil suit that the Scouts lost.
While there he ordered the construction of the wall, the limit of Roman civil jurisdiction, to protect Roman Britain from the Picts of Scotland.
The court routinely orders people who have lost civil lawsuits to pay money.
Lose Nothing, I actually understated Power REIT 's (NYSE:PW) potential upside from the civil case, in order to keep an already long article to a readable length.
Miley Cyrus is granted a civil restraining order against trespasser.
A judge has granted Miley Cyrus a three-year civil restraining order against a man convicted of trespassing at her home in Los Angeles.
The lower orders, sadly, are less civilized, foliots being variable, moody and prone to flights of fancy, while imps enjoy telling absolute whoppers.
Pyle got more than 100 military agents to testify that they had been ordered to spy on US citizens — many of them anti-war protestors and civil rights advocates.
A circuit judge has signed an order scheduling a civil court trial to settle a dispute that arose over the completion of runway extension project at the Oconee Regional Airport.
A judge has granted Miley Cyrus a three-year civil restraining order against a man who.
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In science:

Typical civilizations of typical galaxies would be hundreds of thousands, or millions, of years more evolved than ours and, consequently, typical intelligent observers would be orders of magnitude more intelligent than us.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
Typical civilizations of typical galaxies would be hundreds of thousands, or millions, of years more evolved than ours and, consequently, typical intelligent observers would be orders of magnitude more intelligent than us.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
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