Sentence Examples with the word whether

The general question involved in a special instance was whether or not the king's prerogative included the right of granting at pleasure livings in commendam, i.e.

Moreover, in the state convention called to decide whether Virginia should ratify the Federal Constitution he led the opposition, contending that the proposed Constitution, because of its centralizing character, was dangerous to the liberties of the country.

Mr Chamberlain concluded by asking whether the treasury would consent to sending a royal commission to the West Indies to inquire into the effect of the foreign sugar bounties on their principal industry.

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Several editions of the Bishops' Bible were afterwards published, but it is doubtful whether the ecclesiastical authorities in spite of repeated enactments (Cardwell, Synodalia, pp. 115, 123, 210, 292) ever succeeded in entirely enforcing its public use in the churches.

Elisabeth wondered whether he meant that she liked cars or that she could whistle like a guy.

Instead, you have to find small things over which to argue, like whether the capital gains tax should be raised.

All of these had, more or less, contributed something to the knowledge of the subject, whether as writers or as collectors, or in both capacities, and to all the due meed of credit was Telegraph.5 assigned.

The criterion whether a pseudo-symmetric form is a true polymorph or not consists in the determination of the scalar properties (e.g.

The story that Earl Godwine himself was of churlish birth, whether true or false, marks the possibility of such a rise.

Careful and continuous regard to the various kinds of errors and defaults that are found in transcription will enable us to judge whether a reading which it is suggested stood in the archetype of our text is likely to have been corrupted to the reading, or readings, which stand in the extant manuscripts or editions.