endeavour

suomi-englanti sanakirja

endeavour englannista suomeksi

  1. pyrkiä, ponnistella, yrittää

  2. ponnistus

  3. hanke

  1. Substantiivi

  2. Verbi

endeavour englanniksi

  1. (standard spelling of)

  2. (quote-text)| title=Elements of Law/Part II/Chapter 28|The Elements of Law|part=II|chapter=28| passage=And these three: 1. the law over them that have sovereign power; 2. their duty; 3. their profit: are one and the same thing contained in this sentence, ''Salus populi suprema lex''; by which must be understood, not the mere preservation of their lives, but generally their benefit and good. So that this is the general law for sovereigns: that they procure, to the uttermost of their endeavour, the good of the people.

  3. 1748, (w), in ''Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral'' (London: Oxford University Press, 1973), § 9

  4. The like has been the endeavour of critics, logicians, and even politicians (..).
  5. 1873, Clerke Maxwell|J C Maxwell, s:A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism|''A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism'', volume 2, page 184:

  6. As we shall find it necessary, in our endeavours to bring electrical phenomena within the province of dynamics, to have our dynamical ideas in a state fit for direct application to physical questions we shall devote this chapter to an exposition of these dynamical ideas from a physical point of view.
  7. (RQ:Pope Criticism)

  8. 1748, David Hume, ''Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral'' (London: Oxford University Press, 1973), § 2:

  9. The other species of philosophers consider man in the light of a reasonable rather than an active being, and endeavour to form his understanding more than cultivate his manners.
  10. (rfdatek)

  11. It is our duty to endeavour the recovery of these beneficial subjects.
  12. 1669 May 18, Sir Isaac Newton, Letter (to Francis Aston):

  13. If you be affronted, it is better, in a foreign country, to pass it by in silence, and with a jest, though with some dishonour, than to endeavour revenge; for, in the first case, your credit's ne'er the worse when you return into England, or come into other company that have not heard of the quarrel.