The road leading to the castle was modern blacktop.
Gabriel didn't need to understand modern science.
Why doesn't he get the proper equipment and run it like a modern ranch?
The appliances were modern but the cabinets were old and solid.
Modern history, in theory, rejects both these principles.
The small kitchen showed signs of its past life, before the addition of a modern sink and electric stove.
The castle was restored in modern times.
Before Katie started teaching her how to be a modern wife and mother, what were her expectations?
Its importance, however, is of comparatively modern growth and in the early history of Wurttemberg it was overshadowed by Cannstatt, the central situation of which on the Neckar seemed to mark it out as the natural capital of the country.
It had all the modern conveniences – dishwasher, garbage disposal, and even a built-in oven.
Xander sensed those within before he set foot into the ultra-modern gym.
Dusty stripped off the clunky modern weaponry, keeping his sword and knives.
It was her responsibility now and having a job would give her the opportunity for a more modern approach to being a wife and mother.
They will take advantage of the freedom from financial want that the modern age gives them and will focus on improving themselves and the world they live in.
They need the Internet, mobile phones, computers, and the other accoutrements of the modern age for the wealth they bring.
Maybe it was a relationship that was difficult for the modern wife to understand.
She grimaced, expecting an outhouse, and was pleasantly surprised at the cozy but modern bathroom.
A tiny bathroom off the kitchen sported a bathtub with feet, a modern commode and a sink with porcelain handles.
They are the only oracles which are not decayed, and there are such answers to the most modern inquiry in them as Delphi and Dodona never gave.
A modern branch of mathematics having achieved the art of dealing with the infinitely small can now yield solutions in other more complex problems of motion which used to appear insoluble.
He was an excellent speaker and unabashedly told the gathering how he'd found the local sheriff's office in disarray and how it lacked up-to-date tools to deal with modern problems.
He's like a modern-day king who's in charge of the superheroes trying to beat down the evil villains.
While such judgments are naturally exaggerated, there is no doubt that he takes a very high place among modern Latin poets.
But among archaeologists the word is usually restricted in its technical modern application to a sepulchral mound of greater or less magnitude.
Mobius must be regarded as one of the leaders in the introduction of the powerful methods of modern projective geometry.
I tell this story to make a comparison between modern times and the past.
In all its main features it is essentially a modern town, and few of its principal buildings are older than the 19th century.
But it seems pretty clear that if there is any change in weight consequent on chemical change, it is too minute to be of im- portance to the chemist, though the methods of modern physics may settle the question.
Among modern buildings may be mentioned the Bakewell and High Peak Institute, and the town hall and museum.
The houses of the city are built of stone, their walls commonly showing the massive masonry of the Incas at the bottom, crowned with a light modern superstructure roofed with red tiles.
The cruciform church of St Mary, with a central tower and short spire, is in great part Early English, with Perpendicular additions; but considerable traces of a Norman building were revealed during a modern restoration.
The church of St John the Baptist, though largely altered by modern restoration, retains Early English to Perpendicular portions, and some early monuments and brasses.
Modern equity, it need hardly be said, does not profess to soften the rigour of the law, or to correct the errors into which it falls by reason of its generality.
Today, there are modern-day Da Vincis living in parts of the world where just surviving is a full-time occupation, powerless to develop the gifts they could offer the wider world.
Technological advances that displace human workers are similar in effect to two other concepts with which we are very familiar in the modern age: outsourcing and free trade.
In the modern age of communication and cheap transportation, food can be moved around the planet relatively easily.
It would seem that having rejected the belief of the ancients in man's subjection to the Deity and in a predetermined aim toward which nations are led, modern history should study not the manifestations of power but the causes that produce it.
But modern history has not done this.
The strangeness and absurdity of these replies arise from the fact that modern history, like a deaf man, answers questions no one has asked.
But in the Crusades we already see an event occupying its definite place in history and without which we cannot imagine the modern history of Europe, though to the chroniclers of the Crusades that event appeared as merely due to the will of certain people.
Of the numerous churches in the city the most interesting are the Stiftskirche, with two towers, a fine specimen of 15th-century Gothic; the Leonhardskirche, also a Gothic building of the 15th century; the Hospitalkirche, restored in 1841, the cloisters of which contain the tomb of Johann Reuchlin; the fine modern Gothic church of St John; the new Roman Catholic church of St Nicholas; the Friedenskirche; and the English church.
The best modern authorities are K.
Banbridge is a entirely modern town.
In our modern age, people disagree not just in terms of values they apply to knowledge, but they disagree on actual pieces of knowledge.
If my reasoning elsewhere in this book is correct, we are moving toward a future where there will be nothing but healthy, well-developed, rich countries with modern infrastructure.
And then we come to Greece, the home of Hippocrates, the "Father of Modern Medicine," who left us not just the oath that bears his name but also a corpus of roughly sixty medical texts based on his teaching.
If NATO is responsible for the bulk of the world's military spending and NATO no longer has the stomach for full-on war with modern states, then large-scale war seems less likely.
The modern cheap and fertile press, with all its translations, has done little to bring us nearer to the heroic writers of antiquity.
As I drew a still fresher soil about the rows with my hoe, I disturbed the ashes of unchronicled nations who in primeval years lived under these heavens, and their small implements of war and hunting were brought to the light of this modern day.
At the basis of the works of all the modern historians from Gibbon to Buckle, despite their seeming disagreements and the apparent novelty of their outlooks, lie those two old, unavoidable assumptions.
Modern history replying to these questions says: you want to know what this movement means, what caused it, and what force produced these events?
To this, modern history laboriously replies either that Napoleon was a great genius, or that Louis XIV was very proud, or that certain writers wrote certain books.
The first modern translation of the works is the French edition published by F.
There is a complete edition in modern notation by T.
The hotel de ville, also by Abadie, is a handsome modern structure, but preserves two towers of the château of the counts of Angouleme, on the site of which it is built.
This latter sense has been adapted and extended by modern historians concerned with the frontiers of the Roman Empire.
The frontier which they form is inconveniently long, enclosing an acute-angled wedge of foreign territory - the modern Baden and Wurttemberg.
The German populations of these lands seem in Roman times to have been scanty, and Roman subjects from the modern Alsace and Lorraine had drifted across the river eastwards.
The church of St Luke is Perpendicular, enlarged in modern times.
Many of the treatments of the ancient world had high degrees of efficacy, all obtained without access to any modern knowledge or equipment.
In the modern era, what we have seen around the world is a general increase in social services and the welfare state over time.
Say the poor decide they cannot compete with a modern farm, so they move to the city and get a job at a factory.
In the modern age, we have simply transferred the competition to a new arena: the business world.
It is this combined with the fact that their targets, too, are worth more; the cost of rebuilding a modern city today dwarfs the cost of rebuilding that city fifty years ago.
In the modern age, money is once again represented by bits, but a different kind altogether: Money went from gold to paper and is now digital.
Once they become more educated, they are better able to participate in the modern economy.
The same is true of the more modern reformers and benefactors of their race.
In the savage state every family owns a shelter as good as the best, and sufficient for its coarser and simpler wants; but I think that I speak within bounds when I say that, though the birds of the air have their nests, and the foxes their holes, and the savages their wigwams, in modern civilized society not more than one half the families own a shelter.
Granted that the majority are able at last either to own or hire the modern house with all its improvements.
Nothing was too trivial for the Hindoo lawgiver, however offensive it may be to modern taste.
In the morning I bathe my intellect in the stupendous and cosmogonal philosophy of the Bhagvat-Geeta, since whose composition years of the gods have elapsed, and in comparison with which our modern world and its literature seem puny and trivial; and I doubt if that philosophy is not to be referred to a previous state of existence, so remote is its sublimity from our conceptions.
"That's what comes of a modern education," exclaimed the visitor.
But modern history cannot give that reply.
The laundry room was also clean and an old wringer tub still sat in one corner, as though unwilling to completely surrender to modern appliances.