"The white dress, blonde hair and her trying to emulate Annie Quincy...it frightens me," Cynthia said with a shudder.
After thirty-seven years of war he set himself to emulate Asoka and became a patron of art and literature.
1739), to emulate the French court under Louis XIV.
His proposals came to nothing, but he continued the struggle at a series of diets, and urged the Germans to emulate the courage and union of the Swiss cantons.
Moronobu was a consummate artist, with all the delicacy and calligraphic force of the best of the Tosa masters, whom he undoubtedly strove to emulate in style; and his pictures are not only the most beautiful but also the most trustworthy records of the Fife of his time.
He grew up resolved to emulate the medieval knights who had reconquered Portugal from the Moors.
In Athens such speeches were delivered at national festivals or games, with the object of rousing the citizens to emulate the glorious deeds of their ancestors.
This conception of the relations of church and state was hardly favourable to missionary zeal; and in the age succeeding the Reformation there was no disposition on the part of the English Church to emulate the wonderful activity of the Jesuits, which, in the 16th and 17th centuries, brought to the Church of Rome in countries beyond the ocean compensation for what she had lost in Europe through the Protestant reformation.
On the day of Yazdegerd, or New Year's Day, the Parsees emulate the western world in rejoicing and social intercourse.
It roused a desire to reappropriate the whole abandoned provinces of mundane energy, and a hope to emulate antiquity in works of living loveliness and vigour.
180-193) there were "evangelists of the word" possessed of "inspired zeal to emulate apostles" (v.
Sought to emulate his brother's example, protests were made which led to the passing of an act of parliament in 1484 abolishing benevolences as "new and unlawful inventions."
Count Billow, indeed, though, like Bismarck, a "realist," utilitarian and opportunist in his policy, made no effort to emulate the masterful independence of the great chancellor.
The action was emulated in terms of incident location, time stamps, incident duration and incident severity.
Can you emulate that feat?
He tried to emulate the recent success of mine.
His actions were emulated by many others whose "merit" earned them hereditary titles.
In order to emulate them, they often wore sashes and regalia like the ones seen here, emulating groups such as the Royal Order of Foresters or the Masons.
The overall look was emulated using a four-color printing process.
The policy emulated recent statements and by omitted any direct reference to international verification.
The process allowed them to emulate the bit-slice processor on another computer.
They thus emulated, in somewhat different form, the maritime associations of their predecessors.
They were able to emulate the achievements of their predecessors of twelve months ago.
We tried to emulate what we had seen in the morning.
We were able to emulate this ease of use - although there is some way to go.
The student may read Homer or Ã†schylus in the Greek without danger of dissipation or luxuriousness, for it implies that he in some measure emulate their heroes, and consecrate morning hours to their pages.