possesses the general power of legislating for the empire; of making war and peace; contracting alliances; assessing quotas of troops and money; constructing fortresses; regulating coin; admitting new members; and subjecting disobedient members to the ban of the empire, by which the party is degraded from his sovereign rights and his possessions forfeited.
Provisions were extremely scarce; their chief sustenance was portable soup; a meagre diet
for weary pedestrians.
Then the radical change in our diet
was not good for us.
I regret to add, that he wrote, also, 'The Buzzard's Feast,' in which a carrion diet
is contumeliously disparaged.
With her help, they had placed him on an entirely new diet
Beside, there is something essentially unclean about this diet
and all flesh, and I began to see where housework commences, and whence the endeavor, which costs so much, to wear a tidy and respectable appearance each day, to keep the house sweet and free from all ill odors and sights.
And with such a diet
they may be expected to live in peace and health to a good old age, and bequeath a similar life to their children after them.
In Roeskilde, too, the members of the Danish Diet
The doctor had put him on a diet
, and he had to be satisfied with a small hare dressed with a dozen young and tender spring chickens.
Having premised thus much, we will now detain those who like our bill of fare no longer from their diet
, and shall proceed directly to serve up the first course of our history for their entertainment.
Naturally inclined to obesity, I am restricted to a dry diet
The new doctor took up a stethoscope and sounded the patient, shook his head, prescribed medicine, and with extreme minuteness explained first how to take the medicine and then what diet
was to be kept to.