The assertion of the rapid obsolescence of ships of war will be dwelt upon, in the hopes of contravening it.
And so he was apprehended, and summarily tried, on a charge of contravening the statute 55 Geo.
Nor did Buddhism for a long time think of contravening the last injunctions of its Founder.
Cures for infectious sheep disease or for rinderpest amongst the cattle are opposed as contravening the intentions of Providence.
Many were both, but it was a disputed question whether they were not in this contravening their rule.
Their abuse of it was their own action, and the action consisted not in conforming to, but in contravening, God's will.
The report of that upright minister did not, by contravening facts, affect to exculpate his country.
An employer under it can be punished as contravening the Munitions Act if he fails to carry out the direction of the Minister.
But I consider it as contravening the order of nature, and therefore improper.