He turned to modify the army placement on the map.
The relief of the land and varying degrees of rainfall and vegetation, however, serve to modify these conditions in many important particulars.
For example, a tribe that would jump at iron arrow-heads stoutly declined to modify the shafts.
The pope was, however, compelled to modify his measures by the threat that if the people could not obtain the services of religion they would not support the clergy, and that heresy would spread.
Innovations were carried out in the tactical system of the army which were to modify considerably the methods of future battle-fields.
The storms serve to modify the intense heat, though the lightning and hail cause considerable damage.
Reconsideration of the subject led him afterwards to modify his views to some extent, and he has since more fully discussed the question.
The next step was to endeavour so to modify and weaken the virus as to enable it to be used as a preventive or as an antitoxin.
In vain did Sieyes modify his scheme so as to provide for two consuls, one holding the chief executive powers for war, the other for peace.
He kept on diligently collecting materials, and as he did so was constrained to modify some of the statements he had published.
Not only does the substituent group modify the readiness with which the derivative is attacked, but also the nature of the product.
It must be remembered, however, that variations in conditions modify the electromotive force required for any given process.
Each proposition of the decree is carefully tracked to its probable source, and is often found to modify the latter's meaning.
We might then hope to particularize or modify these conditions so as to put them into more complete agreement.
In 1869 he sought to modify rather than to oppose the bill for the abolition of tests in the universities.
My friends think it very strange that they should hesitate so long, especially when I have not asked them to simplify my work in the least, but only to modify it so as to meet the existing circumstances.
He had the authority to modify the documents for his benefit, but he decided not to abuse his power.