Such desperate actions are in contravention of their vows and faith to renounce violence in all forms.
These are God-given privileges, and any contravention of them is born of evil and belongs to the evil powers.
A miracle in the sense of a contravention of natural laws an absurdity.
It is in “apparent connection with the altar,” and the vicar must know that this is a contravention of the law.
"Can't be, ma'am; in contravention of all law," rejoined the Collector.
"It is very beautiful here," I said, in a tone of contravention.
To avoid doing so intentionally, is a contravention of one of the Creator's laws.
"We do not consider it to be in contravention to them," the Prince answered.
The fine for contravention in this respect was paid in wax, not in money.
This was in contravention to the solemn assurance given by the eastern Indians, of peace with New England.