I make the predictions in this book not to be sensational or controversial.
(Official Returns of the Board of Trade.) Her most sensational prophecies had to do with Cardinal Wolsey, the duke of Suffolk, Lord Percy and other men prominent at the court of Henry VIII.
He was at home in Voltaire and Rousseau, but had little or no acquaintance with the French sensational philosophy.
Of discoveries superficially sensational there are few or none to record, and the weight of his work is for the most part to be appreciated only by professed physicists.
In somewhat sensational and affected but prophetic words Gaj compared Illyria to a lyre, " a triangle between Skutari, Varna and Villach.
True to our verbal blackout, nothing specific was said but the tone of her conversation hinted at sensational news.
Sensational evidence of a mock burial was given by an American witness named Caldwell, and others; but eventually it was agreed that the grave at Highgate should be opened.
His proposals undoubtedly roused an extraordinary enthusiasm, and though he almost completely failed to win to his cause the classes, he rallied the masses with sensational success.
Writing in June 1833 he explains both his philosophical and his political position: "I had the advantage of holding united against me for many years both the sensational and the theological school.
The great sensational philosopher was a thoroughly trained physician, and practised privately.
The Colorado "labour wars" were among the most important struggles between labour and capital, and afforded probably the most sensational episodes in the story of all labour troubles in the United States in these years.
The Book of Chronicles relates a story of a sensational defeat of Zerah the "Cushite," and a great religious revival in which Judah and Israel took part (2 Chron.
- In discovery the theatre of interest has shifted from continent to continent, often in a sensational manner.
After a life of constant struggle and an obloquy which never relaxed, the sensational close of Zola's career was the signal for an extraordinary burst of eulogy.
The ustav was but a preliminary step to a still more sensational novelty.
Thenceforth he violently attacked whatever was considered modern and enlightened, and while he delighted society with his numerous sensational pamphlets, he aroused the fear and hatred of his opponents by his stinging wit.
His papers were sensational in form and contents and had an enormous popular circulation.
(I) He perceived the importance of the universal or conceptual element in knowledge, and thus at a single stroke broke through the hard realism of ordinary common sense, disproved all forms of naturalism that were founded on the denial of the reality of thought, and cut away the ground from a merely sensational and subjective idealism.
Caligula, the half-insane predecessor of Claudius, had made in respect to this event some blunder which we know only through a sensational exaggeration, but which doubtless had to be made good.
The ministerial press from time to time announced the discovery of sensational plots against the king and the dictator.
Nor is it yet possible to forecast the result of the only other sensational event that the reign of Pius X.
In another prologue he contrasts his own treatment of his subjects with the sensational extravagance of others.
A Machiavellian plan for isolating Germany and surrounding her with a net of hostile forces, gave way to a spirit of confidence which could afford to laugh at the terror of Germany which, to judge from the sensational reports of certain popular British journals, had seized upon Great Britain.
He holds that nothing exists except presentations, which are not merely sensational, and have an objective aspect no less than a subjective.
For a good many years there was nothing sensational in his success, but he built up a considerable business connexion and prospered in his financial operations.
He quotes (p. 57) with approval Kant's words, "The death of the body may indeed be the end of the sensational use of our mind, but only the beginning of the intellectual use.
A sensational trial resulted (May 31, 1786) in the acquittal of the cardinal, of the girl Oliva and of Cagliostro.