His face looked pale and he rode with an alien stiffness.
On the 5th of March 1440-1441, the king endowed the college out of alien priories with some scpc, a year, almost exactly the amount of the original endowment of Winchester.
At this period they controlled more of the foreign and colonial trade than all the other alien merchants in London put together.
The deaf child who has only the sign language of De l'Epee is an intellectual Philip Nolan, an alien from all races, and his thoughts are not the thoughts of an Englishman, or a Frenchman, or a Spaniard.
It seems so alien to his nature.
She was expecting some sort of alien monster to inhabit the brutal planet.
The alien element is small, consisting chiefly of Austro-Hungarians, gipsies, Italians and Jews.
Now this world disconcerted him no longer and was no longer alien to him, but he himself having entered it found in it a new enjoyment.
Not so with the national customs. There are features - the wooden house, the oven, the bath - which the Russian never abandons, even when swamped in an alien population.
And the excited, alien face of that man, his bayonet hanging down, holding his breath, and running so lightly, frightened Rostov.
Tomorrow she would meet Romas's alien-brothers and parents.
At Palermo the Sicilians struggled hard to establish a republic in place of the odious government of an alien dynasty.
Each kind of ant is so addicted to its own particular fungal food that it refuses disdainfully, even when hungry, the produce of an alien nest.
Meyer, Forschungen zur alien Geschichte, ii.
An alien was, at common law, incapable of being either a lessor or a lessee.
He brought with him into our rearguard all the freshness of atmosphere of the French army, which was so alien to us.
Julie, with whom she had corresponded for the last five years, was in Moscow, but proved to be quite alien to her when they met.
Her gaze was immediately riveted to that of an alien unlike those of Romas's clan.
She wore the alien clothing, though her stomach was starting to protrude.
All the time she was eating, Gladys prattled on about her magnificent dreams of the snow-covered landscape of faraway planets and the lustful urges of their alien inhabitants.
As an alien, he was unable to take part in the debates.
The indigenous inhabitants; and the rapid succession of conquerors, Lombards, Franks and Germans following each other at no long interval, and each endeavouring to weaken the remaining strength of his predecessor, prevented this alien hierarchy from acquiring ixity by permanence of tenure.
Bohm.-Bruder (1882); Muller, Das Bischofstum der Bruder-Kirche (1888); Zinzendorf als Erneuerer der alien Bruder-Kirche (1900); Die deutschen Katechismen.
The people whom they directed were called out to fight, at the bidding of an alien, for this and that foreigner who seemed most powerful and most likely to succeed.
To Samuel of Nehardea belongs the honour of formulating the principle which made it possible for Jews to live under alien laws.
The conception of the world and of human life as controlled by natural law, a naturalistic cosmos, is alien not only to the prophetic and liturgical Hebrew literature but also to Hebrew thought in general.
Many alien-houses were suppressed by Henry V.
That is just so alien to me.
She was grateful to see even alien kids behaved like typical kids.
She was going home, sexy alien be damned.
It is commonly represented that the endowment was wholly derived from alien priories bought by Chicheley from the crown.
The only alien priories granted were Abberbury in Oxfordshire, Wedon Pinkney in Northamptonshire, Romney in Kent, and St Clare and Llangenith in Wales, all very small affairs, single manors and rectories, and these did not form a quarter of the whole endowment.
The English common law, with all the absurdities and rigours of that day, was arbitrarily extended to an alien system of society.
In Italy, divided between feudal nobles and almost hereditary ecclesiastics, of foreign blood and alien sympathies, there was no national feeling.
The truth was indeed obscured for a time by persistent prejudices in favour of certain alien Mediterranean races long known to have been in relation with the Aegean area in prehistoric times, e.g.
Alien domination alone has been able to correct the tendency of this long strip of land to break up into hostile belts.
They believe that an experience of more than 250 years gives ample warrant for the belief that Christ did not command them as a perpetual outward ordinance; on the contrary, they hold that it was alien to His method to lay down minute, outward rules for all time, but that He enunciated principles which His Church should, under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, apply to the varying needs of the day.
As native influences, however, began to reassert themselves in the Nile valley, Alexandria gradually became an alien city, more and more detached from Egypt; and, losing much of its commerce as the peace of the empire broke up during the 3rd century A.D., it declined fast in population and splendour.
Separatism was non-existent, for the cogent reason that there was no point toward which a new irredenta could gravitate: the Habsburg cause had no adherents, save a few discredited traitors who congregated in Graz and Vienna: and communism, which was quite alien to an agrarian and peasant-owned State, owed its passing success to the aftermath of war and the blunders of the middle class rather than to its own attractions.
Martha had no siblings and Quinn had no idea of what might have sprouted from his alien family tree.
She hurried from the room without her shoes and tucked in the alien clothing: soft, silky tunic into soft, silky pants that adjusted in size to fit her form.
The vilayet suffered severely during the Russian occupation of 1878, when, apart from the natural dislocation of commerce, many of the Moslem cultivators emigrated to Asia Minor, to be free from their alien rulers.
But these wars were fought for the most part by alien armies; the points at issue were decided beyond the Alps; the gains accrued to royal families whose names were unpronounceable by southern tongues.
ALIEN-HOUSES, religious houses in England belonging to foreign ecclesiastics, or under their control.
The household was divided into two alien and hostile camps, who changed their habits for his sake and only met because he was there.
And to acquire the alien priory of Merseye in Essex late belonging to St Ouen's, Rouen," as endowment.
To the " Malcontents " (as the Catholic party was styled) the domination of heretical sectaries appeared less tolerable than the evils attendant upon alien rule.
The mysteries of theology are its best part - not alien to reason but of its substance, the " logos."
He carried his resolution within himself in terror and haste, like something dreadful and alien to him, for, after the previous night's experience, he was afraid of losing it.
A waist-high bathtub and a round disc serving as an alien toilet, also waist-high, were on one wall.
The Brains set up the Planetary Council-- the alien version of the United Nations-- several generations before to mediate between the warring planets within the Five Galaxies.
Adams's four years as chief magistrate (1797-1801) were marked by a succession of intrigues which embittered all his later life; they were marked, also, by events, such as the passage of the Alien and Sedition Acts, which brought discredit on the Federalist party.
So for Schleiermacher "miracle is neither explicable from nature alone, nor entirely alien to it."
No alien, sojourner or hired servant shall eat thereof, but a bought servant, if circumcised.
Are you an alien, too?
No … all because Evelyn fell in love with an alien … no, all because Romas was an alien!
In the same year that college took possession of the alien priory of Sele, Sussex, the proceedings for the suppression of which had been going on since 1469.