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.
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.
- (i.) The statement of problems in equational form should precede the solution of equations.
A great analysis was to precede a great synthesis, but it was the synthesis on which Comte's vision was centred from the first.
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.
A moral transformation must precede any real advance.
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.
Rough approximations must always precede accurate measurements; and these returns, while often inaccurate, are better than nothing, and probably improve with each decade.
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.
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.
This bias is reflected in the maxim that "correction should precede interpretation," which is no more than a half-truth.
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.
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.
Of the narratives which precede and follow, ch.
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.
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.
17 sq.) 5 should precede or follow the events which have been discussed.
(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 °-.
The teeth which precede the premolars of the permanent series are called either milk-molar or milk-premolar.
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.
An adverb may precede the verb.
His speech was preceded by a reception for students representing all the major faiths on campus.
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.
The speech will be preceded by tea at 4 p.m. in the library.