Ruler in a sentence

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Definition of Ruler

  • One who rules; one who exercises sway or authority; a governor.
  • A straight or curved strip of wood, metal, etc., with a smooth edge, used for guiding a pen or pencil in drawing lines. Cf. Rule n., 7.
  • measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths
  • a person who rules or commands

How to use ruler in a sentence. Ruler pronunciation.

The fault is not with the people; it is with the rulers.
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Rapine, murder, tyranny, oppression, were round him on every side, and the ruler of the land called him to his counsels.
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Nancy, had she been aware of this transaction, would assuredly have found courage to enter a protest, but Mr. Lord consulted neither son nor daughter on any point of business; but for this habit of acting silently, he would have seemed to his children a still more arbitrary ruler than they actually thought him.
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Could this Babel, he thought, be that empire of bliss, that delightful Fantaisie, where to be ruler only proved that you were the most skilful in making others happy!
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Coming to the subject of "Decentralization," he said: Experience has shown that this device [decentralization] is of extreme importance, for two reasons: First, it is a powerful and the best means of training a people to efficient political action and the art of self-government; and, second, it presents constant and important barriers to the encroachment of rulers upon the rights and liberties of the nation; every subdivision forming a stronghold of resistance by the people against unjust or wicked rulers.
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A political Constitution is the instrument or compact in which the rights of the people who adopt it, and the powers and responsibilities of their rulers, are described, and by which they are fixed.
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They did not merely believe, but saw, that the wrath of God was revealed from heaven against all unrighteousness of men; and that the world in general-above all, its kings and rulers, the rich and luxurious-were treasuring up for themselves wrath, tribulation, and anguish, against a day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God, who would render to every man according to his works.
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But though he is employed in this way, and does all this, he does not give up the care of the holy Churches, sometimes fighting with the impiety of the Greeks, sometimes checking the audacity of the Jews, sometimes putting to flight the bands of heretics, and sometimes sending messages concerning these last to the Emperor; sometimes, too, stirring up rulers to zeal for God, and sometimes exhorting the pastors of the Churches to bestow more care upon their flocks.
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These rulers now realized that it spread more rapidly.
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Inside prison walls He wrote epistles to all the kings and rulers of nations summoning them to arbitration and Universal Peace.
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In prison He hoisted the banner of human solidarity, proclaiming Universal Peace, writing to the kings and rulers of nations summoning them to international unity and counselling arbitration.
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Man is the ruler of nature.
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In ignoring these virtues he descends to the material plane, considers matter the ruler of existence and denies that which lies beyond.
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At the opening of the conference they are to ask God for special assistance and help and for their Ruler and his assistants and for the Governors of the country.
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If any person wishes to speak of government affairs, or to interfere with the order of Governors, the others must not combine with him because the Cause of God is withdrawn entirely from political affairs; the political realm pertains only to the Rulers of those matters: it has nothing to do with the souls who are exerting their utmost energy to harmonizing affairs, helping character and inciting (the people) to strive for perfections.
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Society, in which the Southern element predominated, sneered at the tall ruler who had learned so few of its graces and insincerities, and took but little note of the thunder-clouds in the political atmosphere,-the distant rumblings which heralded the approaching storm so soon to break with satanic force.
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Far away, the Kootab Minar, rising three hundred feet in air, bore its mute witness to the splendor of the vanished rulers of Delhi, the peerless Ghori swordsmen of Khorassan.
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That is what their rulers lack.
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What matters it, said the Christian, whether my ruler breaks or adores images, if he renders justice to me?
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Flodoardo uncovered his head in token of respect, took off his mask, and bowed low before the illustrious ruler of Venice.
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Examples of Ruler

Example #1
He dismissed the orderly with an affirmative and ceremonial message to Prince Kaid-and a piece of gold.
Example #2
It might be, it no doubt was, in the way of facilitating his business.
Example #3
Here a great duty lay-his life for this land, his life, and his love, and his faith.
Example #4
The future spread clearly before him.
Example #5
The dwelling consisted of but eight rooms, one of which, situated at the rear of the entrance passage, served Mr. Lord as sitting-room and bed-chamber; it overlooked a small garden, and afforded a side glimpse of the kitchen with its outer appurtenances.
Example #6
Only twelve months ago Stephen Lord had renewed the lease of his house for a period of seven years.