A great analysis was to precede a great synthesis, but it was the synthesis on which Comte's vision was centred from the first.
An adverb may precede the verb.
A moral transformation must precede any real advance.
A headache precedes the onset of panic disorder.
The question arises: must the stage of aniconic gods historically precede and lead up to that of pictures and images?
In 1866 primitive structures were discovered in the island of Therasia by quarrymen extracting pozzolana for the Suez Canal works; and when this discovery was followed up in 1870, on the neighbouring Santorin (Thera), by representatives of the French School at Athens, much pottery of a class now known immedi ately to precede the typical late Aegean ware, and many stone and metal objects, were found and dated by the geologist Fouque, somewhat arbitrarily, to 2000 B.C., by consideration of the superincumbent eruptive stratum.
If not, since effect cannot precede cause, cause must precede effect, and there must be an instant when cause is not effective, that is, is not itself.
Being able to precede an outbreak of hostilities should allow time for the preparation of detailed plans.
In some cases a sexual act would appear to precede spore formation.
Thus of the first series of pieces he says that when all exist they may be developed simultaneously, or that the two side-pieces may precede the median, or again that the median may precede the side-pieces - according to the group of birds, but that the second mode is much the commonest.
A more careful study of the physical as well as the chemical properties of a soil must precede intelligent experimentation in rotation.
Melanchthon urged that repentance must precede faith, and that knowledge of the moral law is needed to produce repentance.
In 1778 he was selected chairman of the committee to treat with Lord North's conciliation commissioners, and as such presented the famous report, adopted by a unanimous vote of Congress, which declared that the recognition of independence must precede any negotiations for peace.
It treats the same subjects, but always in a more rudimentary manner; and its remarks are always such as would precede rather than follow the masterly expositions of the Nicomachean Ethics.
In the order of the sentence the substantive precedes the adjective and the verb stands last; the object and the adverb precede the verb, and the genitive precedes the noun on which it depends - this contrasts with the order in the isolating Chinese, where the order is subject, verb, object.
Bertold retorted that redress of grievances must precede supply, and Maximilian and the princes were soon discussing the proposals put forward by the sagacious elector.
China replied that Korea must be left to reform herself, and that the withdrawal of the Japanese troops must precede negotiations.
It may, however, precede its noun, and a compared adjective generally does so.
To the west and south-west the general character of the land changes; the ends of the Tertiary beds are raised in small hills and Mesozoic rocks appear, forming broken ridges of the Pre-Cordillera, a name given on the continent to the ridges which precede, to the east, the Andes.
(i) If we precede the series of convergents by i and - 1 6 -, then the numerator (or denominator) of each term of the series o i a, ab?-1 after the first two, is found by multiplying 1, o?
If a is zero, we may regard as the first convergent, and precede the series by and °-.
Case is shown by particles, which precede the nouns.
An adjective will often precede the noun they modify.
Explanations are preceded by an asterisk (* ).
The speech will be preceded by tea at 4 p.m. in the library.
The earth is not a mere fragment of dead history, stratum upon stratum like the leaves of a book, to be studied by geologists and antiquaries chiefly, but living poetry like the leaves of a tree, which precede flowers and fruit--not a fossil earth, but a living earth; compared with whose great central life all animal and vegetable life is merely parasitic.
He enters at length into the conditions of ecstasy and the yearnings that precede it.
An attempt to recapture the city in 1149 was defeated by the heroism of the women, who were thenceforth empowered by the count to wear the red sash of the Order of La Hacha (The Axe), to import their clothes free of duty, and to precede their bridegrooms at weddings.
The history of a series of actions like the Crusades must primarily be based on these accounts, and more particularly on the former: narratives must precede documents where one is dealing, not with the continuous life of an organized kingdom, but with a number of enterprises - especially when those enterprises have been, as in this case, excellently narrated by contemporary writers.
Thus, too, each science rests on the truths of the sciences that precede it, while it adds to them the truths by which it is itself constituted.
First, the construction is unlike that of any European tongue: all qualifiers precede the words they qtialify, except prepositions which become postpositions.
The 6th cavalry division was ordered to precede the right column and scout towards Rezonville.
The book closes (chap. xvi.) with exhortations to steadfastness in the last days, and to the coming of the "world-deceiver" or Antichrist, which will precede the coming of the Lord.
It seems to follow that the consideration of the area of a circle should precede the consideration of its perimeter, and that the consideration of the volume of a sphere should precede the consideration of its surface-area.
The proof that the area of a circle is proportional to the square of its diameter would therefore precede the proof that the perimeter is proportional to the diameter; the former property is the easier to grasp, since the conception of the length of a curved line as the limit of the sum of a number of straight lengths presents special difficulties.
After some dispute, he was told that he might climb on to the pilot engine which was to precede the royal train; but his scarlet livery, white gloves and wig suffered so much from soot and sparks that he made no more fuss about his rights in after trips.
Legendre a eu cela de commun avec la plupart des geometres qui l'ont precede, que ses travaux n'ont fini qu'avec sa vie.
This bias is reflected in the maxim that "correction should precede interpretation," which is no more than a half-truth.
It is accordingly quite possible that a full moon may arrive after the true equinox, and yet precede the 21st of March.
This is the primitive shell-sac discovered by Lankester in 1871, and shown by him to precede the development of the permanent shell in a variety of molluscan types.
When there are more than three cheek-teeth, those which precede the last three have succeeded milk-teeth, and are premolars.
In this last necropolis cremation seems slightly to precede inhumation in date.
The two main incidents that precede the departure of the children of Israel from the mountain (Num.
Roughly speaking, Phrygia comprised the western part of the great central plateau of Anatolia, extending as far east as the river Halys; but its boundaries were vague, 2 and varied so much at different periods that a sketch of its history must precede any account of the geography.
Of the narratives which precede and follow, ch.
For the peace of Westphalia, Patter's Geist des westphalischen Friedens (1795) is useful; for the congress of Vienna Klaber's Acten des Wiener Congresses (1815-1819) and Le Congres de Vienne et les traites de 1815 precede des conferences de Dresde, de Prague et de Chatillon, suivi des Congres d'Aix-la-Chapelle, Troppau, Laybach et Verone, by Count Angeberg.
In this case the borrowing of the Greek alphabet must long precede any Phoenician record we possess.
17 sq.) 5 should precede or follow the events which have been discussed.
But this theory is repudiated by the best authorities; indeed its extreme precariousness at once becomes evident when it is remembered that, now at least, it is usual for religious fasts to precede rather than to follow sacrificial and funeral feasts, if observed at all in connexion with these.
The phone number was preceded by the laboratory prefix.
Supper concluded, we received a lamp, and directions from Mrs. Hussey concerning the nearest way to bed; but, as Queequeg was about to precede me up the stairs, the lady reached forth her arm, and demanded his harpoon; she allowed no harpoon in her chambers.
Landing at Lyndantse (the modern Reval) in north Esthonia, Valdemar at once received the submission of the inhabitants, but three days later was treacherously attacked in his camp and only saved from utter destruction by his own personal valour and the descent from heaven, at the critical moment, of a red banner with a white cross on it, the Dannebrog (Danes' Cloth), of which we now hear for the first time, and which henceforth was to precede the Danish armies to victory till its capture by the Ditmarshers, three hundred years later.
- (i.) The statement of problems in equational form should precede the solution of equations.
Made the divine decree, instead of precede and determine, succeed the Fall.
The first three volumes of the Positive Philosophy contain an exposition of the partial philosophies of the five sciences that precede sociology in the hierarchy.
Rough approximations must always precede accurate measurements; and these returns, while often inaccurate, are better than nothing, and probably improve with each decade.
31) and the splendour of his reign present a vivid contrast to the troublous ages which precede and follow him, although the Biblical records prove, on closer inspection, to contain so many incongruous elements that it is very difficult to form a just estimate of his life and character.
On the other hand, the two limbless segments that precede the caudal furca are decidedly non-malacostracan.
Thirty-six poems precede the commentary.
27 are necessarily the commandments which immediately precede in vv.
Some authorities, however, consider the Antarian (Type III.) stars to be in a very early stage of development and to precede the helium stars in the order of evolution; in that case they are in the stage when the temperature is still rising.
As conceptions are not always present in judgment, as they are only occasional conditions, and as they are unfitted to cause beliefs or judgments, and especially judgments of existence, and as judgments both precede conceptions in sense and continue after them in inference, it follows that conceptions are not the constituents of judgment, and judgment is not a combination of conceptions.
The teeth which precede the premolars of the permanent series are called either milk-molar or milk-premolar.
The 2014 conference will immediately precede the Mersey River Festival, which is due to take place from June 15th to 18th.
The phrase was preceded by a comma.
If Stubb even, who is but a peg higher than Flask, happens to have but a small appetite, and soon shows symptoms of concluding his repast, then Flask must bestir himself, he will not get more than three mouthfuls that day; for it is against holy usage for Stubb to precede Flask to the deck.
Attempted drives from east to west--similar to the contrary movements of 1805, 1807, and 1809--precede the great westward movement; there is the same coalescence into a group of enormous dimensions; the same adhesion of the people of Central Europe to the movement; the same hesitation midway, and the same increasing rapidity as the goal is approached.
No stalk .1 has been seen by Simroth or Fritz Muller, but in other respects the larva r 2 resembles the stages in the development of Megathyris p and Terebratulina which immediately precede fixation.
X., but more probably this event (dated in the seventh month) should precede the great undertaking in Ezr.
De Stefani, Le antichita dei Bonaparte; precede per una introduzione (L.
Perneel, Histoire du regne de Charles le Bon, precede d'un résumé de l'histoire de Flandres (Brussels, 1830).
In the beginnings of consciousness instinctive reactions precede definite thoughts, and even in mature life thoughts often follow acts instead of preceding them.
Mortality among rats is said to precede the appearance of human plague, but the evidence of this is always retrospective and of a very loose character.
May have suffered more in transmission than those which precede it-even to the extent of losing the acrostic form (like some of the Psalms and Nahum i.), besides half of its stanzas.
Tion singing hymns; the Brandenburg Kirchenord- nung (1540) directed a cross-bearer to precede the procession and lighted candles to be carried, and this was prescribed also by the Waldeck Kirchenordnung of 1556.
The ground fighting was preceded by a massive aerial bombardment of German communications.
His questions preceded the actual questionnaire.
His speech was preceded by a reception for students representing all the major faiths on campus.
In the Vth Dynasty the custom began of giving the king at his accession a special name connecting him with the sun: this was placed in the cartouche after (4), and a fifth title was added: (5)Si Si-re, "son of the Sun-god," to precede a cartouche containing the personal name.
And a genitive with prefixed d does not require the governing noun to precede it immediately, as must be the case when the construct is used.
It shows the growth of the legend that Graindor regards the vision of the Hermit as responsible for the Crusade, and makes the Crusade led by him precede, and indeed occasion by its failure, the meeting at Clermont (which is dated in May instead of November).