"Fastened by chains of adamant" was the boastful phrase in which Dionysius described his empire; but under his son, the younger Dionysius - an easy, good-natured, unpractical man - a reaction set in amongst the restless citizens of Syracuse, which, with its vast and mixed populations, must have been full of elements of turbulence and faction.
We're running into a little turbulence from the storm.
The little plane danced and swayed in the turbulence, constantly buffeted by the increasing wind.
Next year he was sent to check the Persian king Chosroes (Anushirvan); but, thwarted by the turbulence of his troops, he achieved no decisive result.
But industries of every description were most seriously crippled by the spirit of turbulence and disorder which manifested itself throughout Transcaucasia in the years 1904-1906, accentuated as they were further by the outbreak of the long-rooted racial enmities between theArmenians and the Tatars, especially at Baku in 1905.
Crete being thus removed from the scope of her action, Turkey found ample occupation in the almost constant turbulence of the Yemen, of Albania and of Macedonia.
It was now formed of twelve of the greater people and three noveschi, to the total exclusion of the dodicini, who, on account of their growing turbulence, were likewise banished from the city.
His last years were harassed by ill-health and the turbulence of his grandson Archagathus, at whose instigation he is said to have been poisoned; according to others, he died a natural death.
His inexperience in the routine work of government, the utterly unpractical nature of his colleagues, and the turbulence of the Parisian mob, proved fatal to his chances.
But turbulence in the motion will vitiate the principle that a bounding surface will always consist of the same fluid particles, as we see on the surface of turbulent water.
1832) and the death of Mahmud see Mehemet Alt.) The personal attitude of the sultan, which alone concerns us here, was determined throughout by his overmastering hatred of the upstart pasha, of whom he had stooped to ask aid, and who now defied his will; and the importance of this attitude lies in the fact that, as the result of the success of his centralizing policy, and notably of the destruction of the janissaries (q.v.), the supreme authority, hitherto limited by the practical power of the ministers of the Porte and by the turbulence of the privileged military caste, had become concentrated in his own person.
In this district there was much turbulence and plundering by the lawless elements of both Whigs and Tories and by bands of ill-disciplined soldiers from both armies.
Colonized by the steady industrial peoples of northern Europe, there is no danger of the turbulence of the industrially indolent but more passionate peoples of Central and South America.
Their turbulence still continued, and since 1849 they have been the object of over fifty punitive expeditions.
The growth of turbulence and misrule now induced Lord Ellenborough to interpose, and a British force under Sir Hugh Gough advanced upon Gwalior (December 1843).
The other features noted in the epistle, their turbulence, drunkenness and greed, all happen to be verified in the pages of ancient writers like Polybius.
Compelling King Solomon to own Henrys supremacy he restored the influence of Germany in Hungary; in .internal affairs he restrained the turbulence of the princes, but he made many enemies, especially in Saxony, and in 1066 Henry, who had just been declared of age, was compelled to dismiss him.
For nearly two centuries each reign began with a long royal minority, increasing the power and multiplying the resolved to stand by the Steward and the blood of Bruce, preferred the heavy taxation and the turbulence inevitable under such a king as David to union under an English prince.
His Persian campaign was doubtless an error, but was due in part to a desire to find occupation, distant if possible, for his janissaries, who were always prone to turbulence while inactive at the capital.
After the organization of the Territory, except for the appearance of organized bands of highwaymen in 1877-1879, there was little turbulence, in marked contrast with conditions in some of the neighbouring Territories.
His moderation and piety held in check the turbulence of the more fanatical amongst them.
Many of these found their way to Crete, and becoming porters, &c. in Canea and Candia, were notorious for turbulence and fanaticism.
This was the most distressing episode in all the turbulence of territorial days and border warfare in Kansas.
Left to take care of themselves, islands in a sea of turbulence, they grew in the sense of self-reliance and independence; they grew also to be aggressive, quarrelsome and ambitious.
Out of the Alaska and Nutzotin mountains two great rivers flow southward: the Copper, practically unnavigable except for small boats, because of its turbulence and the discharge of glaciers into its waters; and the Susitna, also practically unnavigable.
During the regency of Maximilian the turbulence of the Hooks caused much strife and unrest in Holland.
Caused not by the turbulence of a few wild spirits, but by the deliberate conspiracy of all who saw their advantage in anarchy.
Prince Johns turbulence had only affected the neighborhood of a few royal castles.
Though Henrys taxes were vexatious and never-ending, thotigh his subservience to the pope and his flighty interference in foreign politics were ever irritating the magnates condition and the people, and though outbreaks of turbulence of England were not unknown during his long period of personal under rule, it would yet be a mistake to regard the central I~eIIS~ III.
Sh peasant revolts, and municipal and baronial turbulence, prance, did not begin to recover strength till the thriftless king John had died (1364) and had been succeeded by his capable if unchivalrous son Charles V.
There was no substratum of popular discontent left in England on which a dangerous insurrection might be built up. It was to be forty years before another outbreak of turbulence against the crown was to break forth.
What did follow was a time of universal turbulence and suspicion, in which the pride of the nation was wounded again and again.
He had little difficulty in repressing the turbulence of the nobles which had been quickened into life during the regency of his brother, but found it less easy to deal with the towns.
Care will be needed to ensure that any transitional arrangements do minimize turbulence.
Essential part of the workshop is concentrated on new features of quantum turbulence compared to the classical one.
I turn and taxi through the slight wake turbulence to the point where I will start my take-off run.
One houses the combustion chamber with a specially constructed air flow passage and burner head to eliminate combustion air turbulence and flame roar.
Shortly after leaving the ground, the aircraft encountered a little turbulence and the left wing moved down.
The cell was equipped with fans to generate turbulence of variable intensity.
The cloud covered sky created enough turbulence to give the plain a shaky feeling.
The examinations business has been subject to extreme turbulence over the past two years and continues to be very uncertain.
The rudder is also subject to severe turbulence caused by the ship's propeller.
The wind speeds up significantly near the top of the hill and the air flow should be reasonably smooth and free from excessive turbulence.
Then there's his lyrics, wrapped in emotional turbulence of the kind that evokes the lump in throat effect.
There is evidence that allowing air to emerge from wing surfaces through arrays of fine drilled holes can reduce air turbulence.
They could also be used to reduce the turbulence over aircraft wings.
Under average seeing conditions, atmospheric turbulence limits the highest useful magnification to 25 to 30 times per unit of aperture.
Wind speeds and turbulence - mean hourly and gust speeds, extreme speeds, turbulence characteristics.
With the acceptance that regions of star formation evolve rapidly and that the features are transient, the properties of supersonic turbulence become crucial.
Turbulence closure is by means of a low Reynolds number k - e model.
Turbulence intensity for the same blade angle.
Turbulence models are available for use.
Turbulence parameter profiles.
Hail meant turbulence, and turbulence meant there could be a tornado close.
One of the minor causes of that turbulence is to be found in the struggle between the ancient Slavonic order of inheritance, according to which a Zhupan ought to be succeeded by the oldest member of the family and not necessarily by his own son, and the natural desire of every ruler that his own son should inherit the throne.
From this division arose much of the later turbulence which began to manifest itself under Ptolemy Philopater.