The contest and punishment of Marsyas were favourite subjects in Greek art, both painting and sculpture.
None of us would win a beauty contest, would we?
The period from 1790 to 1835 was marked by a prolonged contest between the eastern and the western counties.
A contest awhile back called for people to speculate what would be the best device to hook up to the Internet.
After a ferocious contest, the Danes were practically annihilated.
I told her fine and considered informing her Molly knew about the contest entry.
Porus was prepared to contest the passage of the Hydaspes with all his strength.
The fact that a voluntary society with limited funds must contest the illegal decisions of local councils, without government support, seems likely to render this portion of the act of 1908 a dead letter.
Into these regions descended Hibil the brilliant, in the power of Mana rabba, just as in the Manichaean mythology the "primal man," armed with the elements of the king of light, descends to a contest with the primal devil.
According to the lawyer, Lori could contest the will — which would be expensive and straining on everyone.
I don't always agree with his views on how to raise children either, but we don't contest each other in front of the children.
When the convention met and the balloting began, the contest along these factional lines started in earnest.
He maintained close relations with Poland because of the Turkish advance and the Polish contest with the Teutonic Knights.
Later on he attempted to influence the Prussian Northern Union in the direction of the national policy, and he took part in the sessions of the Erfurt parliament; but, soon realizing the hopelessness of any good results from the vacillating policy of Prussia, he retired from the contest, and, as a major in the service of the SchleswigHolstein government, took part in the Danish War of 1850.
Friction was increased by a contest between Gilbert Tennent and his friends, who favoured Whitefield and his revival measures, and Robert Cross (1689-1766), pastor at Jamaica in 1723-1758, and his friends.
From 1816, however, the independence of the Argentine Republic was assured, and success attended the South Americans in their contest with the royal armies.
The contest lasted with varying success for more than a year, but finally Lopez Jordan was completely defeated and driven into exile.
Again, in the composite story of Korah's revolt, one version reflects a contest between Aaronites and the other Levites who claimed the priesthood (Num.
But so great was his popularity that the court was decidedly worsted in the contest, and the emperor's authority maLerially shaken.
The virtual outcome of the contest carried on by Rome since the year 726 with Byzantium and Pavia was to place the popes in the position held by the Greek exarch, and to confirm the limitation of the Lombard kingdom.
The contest being carried on by warfare, it followed that these captains in the burghs were chosen on account of military skill; and, since the nobles were men of arms by profession, members of ancient houses took the lead again in towns where they had been absorbed into the bourgeoisie.
On the 23rd of June La Marmora crossed Minclo, and on the 24th a battle was fought at Custozza, ler circumstances highly disadvantageous to the Italians, ich after a stubborn contest ended in a crushing Austrian tory.
64) explains it as a contest of the physical powers of nature, and the mythical expression of the terrible effects of swollen waters.
Douglas, in their contest for the United States senatorship, was held at Ottawa.
The contest between Theseus and the Minotaur was frequently represented in Greek art.
He at last abandoned the contest which had distracted Europe.
The contest between the royal power and that of the Sicilian estates threatened to bring matters to a deadlock, until in 1812, under the impulse of Lord William Bentinck, a constitution modelled largely on that of England was passed by the estates.
Locating us wasn't as a result of Julie's contest entry or from the break in of her apartment.
If you were in a beauty contest with Shipton, it wouldn't be you taking home the medals.
Marsyas found it, and having acquired great skill in playing it, challenged Apollo to a contest with his lyre.
As far as the other colonies were concerned, it was evident that the bill was safe, and public attention throughout Australia was fixed on New South Wales, where a fierce political contest was raging, which it was recognized would decide the fate of the measure for the time being.
The last exilarch of importance was David, son of Zakkai, whose contest with Seadiah had momentous consequences.