His advancement was rapid.
The continuing advancement of civilization.
progress and material prosperity made steady advancement in Brazil.
These were not to be employed for the advancement of English interests alone.
Only those who are with her daily can realize the rapid advancement which she is making in the acquisition of language.
Having taken holy orders his advancement in the Church was very rapid, mainly through the influence of his brother Andrew.
Karl had devoted himself to the study of canon law, and entered the church; and, having been appointed in 1772 governor of Erfurt, he won further advancement by his successful administration; in 1787 he was elected coadjutor of Mainz and of Worms, and in 1788 of Constance; in 1802 he became archbishop-elector of Mainz and arch-chancellor of the Empire.
The pace of advancement in the field of robotics and nanotechnology roughly doubles every couple of years.
Bacon in his Advancement of Learning (1605) notes it as " the first distemper of learning when men study words and not matter " (I.
In the sierras they have the same general occupations, but there are no social bars to their advancement, and they become lawyers, physicians, priests, merchants, officials and capitalists.
The National Zoological Park at Washington, D.C., was founded by Congress in1889-1890"for the advancement of science and the instruction and recreation of the people."
Hertz himself gave an admirable account of the significance of his discoveries in a lecture on the relations between light and electricity, delivered before the German Society for the Advancement of Natural Science and Medicine at Heidelberg in September 1889.
In 1906 the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching conferred upon him "as the first man to whom such recognition for meritorious service is given, the highest retiring allowance which our rules will allow, an annual income of $3000."
Maurice was a friend to learning, and devoted some of the secularized church property to the advancement of education.
In the advancement of almost every branch of pure mathematics Lagrange took a conspicuous part.
His devotion to mathematical science seems to have interfered alike with his advancement in the Church and with the proper management of his private affairs.
In all his undertakings Daubeny was actuated by a practical spirit and a desire for the advancement of knowledge; and his personal influence on his contemporaries was in keeping with the high character of his various literary productions.
It is, in fact, quite true that many of them were more interested in practical aims than in the advancement of economic science.
From this time forward Japan's commercial and military advancement continued to make uninterrupted progress.
The serfs were rigidly debarred from intermixture or social advancement, and were watched by their masters with a suspicion fully justified by recurrent ineffectual revolts.
He was admitted to the Ecole Polytechnique in 1812, and late in 1814 he left with a commission in the Engineers and with prospects of rapid advancement in his profession.
Bessel, having been consulted by the celebrated statesman, Sir Robert Peel, on behalf of the Radcliffe trustees, as to what instrument, added to the Radcliffe Observatory, would probably most promote the advancement of astronomy, strongly advised the selection of a heliometer.
Hartley, contains a library, museum, art gallery, lecture hall, laboratories, and school of science and art associated with that of South Kensington, London; the foundation was created for the advancement of natural history, astronomy, antiquities, and classical and Oriental literature.
Following Notes and Queries on Anthropology, published by the British Association for the Advancement of Science, the study of the American aborigines divides itself into two parts: that relating to their biology, and that relating to their culture.
In it is situated the Royal Observatory, built in 1675 for the advancement of navigation and nautical astronomy.
He used his influence for the advancement of science and higher education, and with Victor Duruy was one of the founders of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes.
There were few Jews in England from that date till the Commonwealth, but Jews settled in the American colonies earlier in the 17th century, and rendered considerable services in the advancement of English commerce.
Paoli did little to help on the Bonapartes; and the advancement of Joseph Bonaparte was slow.
Louis University (subject to the life income of certain surviving relatives) for the erection and support of a hospital and for the advancement of medicine and surgery.
All hold their own with the white in industrial usefulness to the community, and though the blacks are more backward in education and various other tests of social advancement, still their outlook is full of promise.
The improvement of the telescope was justly regarded as a sine qua non for the advancement of astronomical knowledge.
Had he been inspired with personal ambition, he might have entered upon the race of political advancement with the prospect of attaining the highest official prizes.
He was a voluminous writer on subjects directly connected with his chair, and, besides contributing almost weekly to the technical journals, such as the Engineer, brought out a series of standard textbooks on Civil Engineering, The Steam-Engine and other Prime Movers, Machinery and Millwork, and Applied Mechanics, which have passed through many editions, and have contributed greatly to the advancement of the subjects with which they deal.
From all centres the leading motives of exploration were probably the same - commercial intercourse, warlike operations, whether resulting in conquest or in flight, religious zeal expressed in pilgrimages or missionary journeys, or, from the other side, the avoidance of persecution, and, more particularly in later years, the advancement of knowledge for its own sake.
Some impetus was given to the city's growth by the completion of the National Road, and later by the opening of railways, but until after the Civil War its advancement was slow.
David's good fortune did not desert him; he won his wife, and in this new advancement continued to grow in the popular favour, and to gain fresh laurels in the field.
Agrippa being one day overheard by Eutyches, a slave whom he had made free, to express a wish for Tiberius' death and the advancement of Gaius, was betrayed to the emperor and cast into prison.
In an article in the Quarterly Review he threw out a suggestion for "an association of our nobility, clergy, gentry and philosophers," which was taken up by others and found speedy realization in the British Association for the Advancement of Name.
As happened at every stage of Napoleon's advancement, the states tributary to France underwent changes corresponding to those occurring at Paris.
The Hexapoda, being aerial, terrestrial and fresh-water animals, are but occasionally preserved in stratified rocks, and our knowledge of extinct members of the class is therefore fragmentary, while the description, as insects, of various obscure fossils, which are perhaps not even Arthropods, has not tended to the advancement of this branch of zoology.
I I), and for this discovery she received a gold medal from the King of Denmark, and was elected (1848) to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and (1850) to the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Marsh, entitled " History and Methods of Palaeontological Discovery " (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1879).
All Gerbert's dreams for the advancement of church and empire were cut short by the death of Otto III., on the 4th of February 1002; and this event was followed a year later by the death of the pope himself, which took place on the r 2th of May 1003.
7 His proposed advancement in rank was severely reflected upon in the Lords, Halifax declaring it in the king's presence the recompense of treason, "not to be borne"; and in the Commons his retirement from office by no means appeased his antagonists.
It appears to have been at some time between the dates of these two journeys that he visited Bologna and Auxerre, and began those studies in the canon law to which he was in no small degree indebted for his subsequent advancement and misfortunes.
The action of the society in supplying practical instruction to intending travellers, in astronomy, surveying and the various branches of science useful to collectors, has had much to do with advancement of discovery.
Burlington House, in Piccadilly, built in 1872 on the site of a mansion of the earls of Burlington, houses the Royal Society, the Chemical, Geological, Linnaean and Royal Astronomical Societies, the Society of Antiquaries and the British Association for the Advancement of Science, of which the annual meetings take place at different British or colonial towns in succession.
Among reforms not specifically referred to may be mentioned the improvement of coastwise navigation, the provision of posts, roads, railways, public buildings, hospitals and sanitary works, and the official advancement of industries.
The lack of trained officers was such as to render the employment and advancement of Bonaparte probable in the near future, and on the 30th of August, Servan, the minister for war, issued an order appointing him to be captain in his regiment and to receive arrears of pay.
Glanvill supported a much more honourable cause when he undertook the defence of the Royal Society of London, under the title of Plus Ultra, or the Progress and Advancement of Science since the time of Aristotle (1668), a work which shows how thoroughly he was imbued with the ideas of the empirical method.
Idem, " Degeneration, a Chapter in Darwinism," 1878, reprinted in the Advancement of Science (Macmillan, 1890); 20.
He was the earnest champion of the advancement of American shipping, and advocated liberal subsidies, insisting that the policy of protection should be applied on sea as well as on land.
But he owed his high advancement to:exceptional ability as an administrator and a soldier.
- Closely parallel with the progress of the Jews in England has been their steady advancement in America.
He was made president of the American Physical Society in 1901 and of the American Society for the Advancement of Science in 1910.
Bleek's merits as a rising scholar were recognized by the minister of public instruction, who continued his stipend as Repetent for a third year, and promised further advancement in due time.
31 a strength of the flocks, great improvements in the quality and weight of fleeces, this item is likely to show permanent advancement.
He also caused new rules to be enacted by which his Jewish subjects were heavily handicapped in education and professional advancement.
Sir Richard Weston's Discourse on the Husbandry of Brabant and Flanders was published by Hartlib in 1645, and its title indicates the source to which England owed much of its subsequent agricultural advancement.
These principles, combined with his embarrassed manner of public speaking, debarred him from academic advancement.
Merit was with him the sole qualification for advancement.
The contemporary civil wars and excitements hindered his advancement.
Ambitious persons often spent enormous sums in this manner to win the popular favour with a view to official advancement.
He acquired Skibo Castle, in Sutherlandshire, Scotland, and made his home partly there and partly in New York; and he devoted his life to the work of providing the capital for purposes of public interest, and social and educational advancement.
If high-church doctrines, however, met with opposition at Oxford, they were relished elsewhere, and Laud obtained rapid advancement.
A close and somewhat strange intimacy, considering the difference in the characters and ideals of the two men, between Laud and Buckingham now began, and proved the chief instrument of Laud's advancement.
As a matter of fact, his literary reputation helped his professional advancement.
This Society, instituted to this special end, namely, to offer spiritual consolation for the advancement of souls in life and Christian doctrine, for the propagation of the faith by public preaching and the ministry of the word of God, spiritual exercises and works of charity and, especially, by the instruction .of children and ignorant people in Christianity, and by the spiritual, consolation of the faithful in Christ in hearing confessions...."
In this original scheme it is clearly marked out "that this entire Society and all its members fight for God under the faithful obedience of the most sacred lord, the pope, and the other Roman pontiffs his successors"; and Ignatius makes particular mention th4t each member should "be bound by a special vow," beyond that formal obligation under which all Christians are of obeying the pope, "so that whatsoever the present and other Roman pontiffs for the time being shall ordain, pertaining to the advancement of souls and the propagation of the faith, to whatever provinces he shall resolve to send us, we are straightway bound to obey, as far as in us lies, without any tergiversation or excuse, whether he send us among the Turks or to any other unbelievers in being, even to those parts called India, or to any heretics or schismatics or likewise to any believers."
He also threw Lorenzo Ricci, the general, into prison, first in the English college and then in the castle of St Angelo, where he died in 1775, under the pontificate of Pius VI., who, though not unfavourable to the Society, and owing his own advancement to it, dared not release him, probably because his continued imprisonment was made a condition by the powers who enjoyed a right of veto in papal elections.
The usual character of scribes' alterations is well illustrated by a passage in Bacon's Advancement of Learning, II.
The path was fairly open before him to the highest advancement in the Church of Rome, yet he deliberately sacrificed all such hopes and placed himself in the van of a hard and doubtful struggle" (The Guardian, 1872, p. 1004).
It was, however, his more ambitious brother, Ernest Augustus, who did most for the prestige and advancement of the house.
His memory would be stainless but for the deep shadow cast on it by the advancement which he conferred upon his relatives.
accorded no great influence, the advancement of his distinguished nephew, Carlo Borromeo being singularly fortunate for the Church.
Few branches of science, so important on their bearings on every-day life and so difficult of investigation, can be said to have been created and raised at once to a state of high advancement by the labours of a single man.
It was left to him to develop the geometry of Monge, and to him also is due in great measure the rapid advancement which France made soon after the establishment of the Ecole Polytechnique in the construction of machinery .
And when it was considered that he had made sufficient advancement in his military accomplishments, he took his sword to the priest, who laid it on the altar, blessed it, and returned it to him.4 Afterwards he either remained with his early master, relegating most of his domestic duties to his younger companions, or he entered the service of some valiant and adventurous lord or 1 Sainte Palaye, Memoires, i.
The Society for Promoting Female Education in the East (now absorbed by others, chiefly by the Church Missionary Society) was founded in 1834; the Scottish Ladies' Association for the Advancement of Female Education in India (which subsequently became two associations, for more general work, in connexion with the Established and Free Churches of Scotland respectively) in 1837; the Indian Female Normal School Society (now the Zenana Bible and Medical Mission) in 1861 (taking over an association dating from 1852); the Wesleyan Ladies' Auxiliary in 1859; the Women's Association of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, and the Baptist Zenana Mission, in 1867; The London Society's Female Branch, in 1875; the Church of England Zenana Society (an offshoot from the Indian Female Society) in 1880.
His primary aim has been declared to be the advancement and elaboration of the theory of differential equations, and it was with this end in view that he developed his theory of transformation groups, set forth in his Theorie der Transf ormationsgruppen (3 vols., Leipzig, 1888-1893), a work of wide range and great originality, by which probably his name is best known.
Among the literary and scientific associations of Copenhagen may be mentioned the Danish Royal Society, founded in 1742, for the advancement of the sciences of mathematics, astronomy, natural philosophy, &c., by the publication of papers and essays; the Royal Antiquarian Society, founded in 1825, for diffusing a knowledge of Northern and Icelandic archaeology; the Society for the Promotion of Danish Literature, for the publication of works chiefly connected with the history of Danish literature; the Natural Philosophy Society; the Royal Agricultural Society; the Danish Church History Society; the Industrial Association, founded in 1838; the Royal Geographical Society, established in 1876; and several musical and other societies.
He also did much for the advancement of learning, founding, among other institutions, United Provinces, and made many concessions ` to them.
The imperial government maintains institutes at Rome and Athen~ which have done much for the advancement of archaeology.
When the Royal Society of Canada was constituted he was the first to occupy the presidential chair, and he also acted as president of the British Association at its meeting at Birmingham in 1886, and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Numbers of magazines and reviews are published in Arabic which cater both for the needs of the moment and the advancement of learning.
About 1552 he came under the notice of Cardinal Carpi, protector of his order, Ghislieri (later Pius V.) and Caraffa (later Paul IV.), and from that time his advancement was assured.
During the earlier part of the 19th century not a few men could be mentioned who enjoyed an exceptional reputation in various departments of science, and Danish scientists continue to contribute their full share to the advancement of knowledge.
In two spiritual poets the advancement of the literature of Denmark took a further step. Thomas Kingo 6 (1634-1703) was the first who wrote Danish with perfect ease and grace.
The pyramids of Egypt, the mausolea of the Lydian kings, the circular, chambered sepulchres of Mycenae, and the Etruscan tombs at Caere and Vold, are lineally descended from the chambered barrows of prehistoric times, modified in construction according to the advancement of architectural art at the period of their erection.
2 Justinianus was a Roman name which he took from his uncle Justin I., who adopted him, and to whom his advancement in life was due.
He was attached to the staff of the Ecole Polytechnique, and in 1903-1904 was president of the French Association for the Advancement of Science.
His repeated refusal of offers of advancement in his own country was due to his Calvinism.
He led a holy and self-denying life, shunning all advancement, and was a brother to the poor; no man ever saw him angered.
Again poetic justice is effected on the unfortunate hero who has chosen his own personal advancement in preference to his duty to the woman he loves; more pointedly than in Gotz is the moral enforced by Clavigo's worldly friend Carlos, that the ground of Clavigo's tragic end lies not so much in the defiance of a moral law as in the hero's vacillation and want of character.
Smith, "Early History of Credition," in Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art, Transactions, vol.
But Dalhousie's own special interest lay in the advancement of the moral and material condition of the country.
The friars promoted the social and economic advancement of the islands, cultivated the native taste for music, introduced improvements in agriculture and imported Indian corn and cacao from America.
Resentment, however, incited him to personal revenge on the Californian government, and an ambition that clearly saw the gravity of the crisis prompted him to improve it unscrupulously for his own advancement, leaving his The government to support or disavow him according as P1 war should come or not.
The leading features of political life and of legislation after 1876 were a strong labour agitation, the struggle for the exclusion of the Chinese, for the control of hydraulic mining, irrigation, and the advancement by state-aid of the fruit interests; the last three of which have already been referred to above.
The intervening period had been one of very exceptional prosperity in the United States, foreign commerce having reached an unprecedented volume, and agriculture and manufactures having made greater advancement than in any previous period of the country's history.
Next in advancement come the Caroline islanders.
Then, after the indifference of humanists and Protestant polemic, came the disgust of men of science at the scholastic philosophy - an attitude best exhibited in Bacon's Advancement of Learning.
Scholarship became the surest path of advancement to ecclesiastical and political honours.
Of the other measures of reform promoted by Abd-ul-Mejid the more important were - the reorganization of the army (1843-1844), the institution of a council of public instruction (1846), the abolition of an odious and unfairly imposed capitation tax, the repression of slave trading, and various provisions for the better administration of the public service and for the advancement of commerce.
Public attention was first drawn to his abilities in 1753, when he delivered a lively attack, as a younger son who might hope to promote his advancement by allying himself in marriage to a wealthy heiress, against Lord Hardwicke's marriage bill.
She was made assistant in ethnology at the Peabody Museum in 1882, and received the Thaw fellowship in 1891; was president of the Anthropological Society of Washington and of the American Folk-Lore Society, and vice-president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and, working through the Woman's National Indian Association, introduced a system of making small loans to Indians, wherewith they might buy land and houses.
Almost the first act of his reign was the suppression of a rebellion under Talha and Zobair, who were instigated by Ayesha, Mahomet's widow, a bitter enemy of Ali, and one of the chief hindrances to his advancement to the caliphate.
The discovery that chemical action was involved in the process led to the advancement of the chemical theory of the pile and this was strengthened by the growing insight into the principle of the conservation of energy.
The British Association for the advancement of science appointed in 1861 a committee on electrical units, which made its first report in 1862 and has existed ever since.
She was one of the organizers of the American Woman-Suffrage Association and of the Association for the Advancement of Women (1869), and in 1870 became one of the editors of the Woman's Journal, and in 1872 president of the New England Women's Club.
As his advancement at the bar was unusually rapid, his uncle's influence may have been exerted in his behalf.
And, though he was trusted by Elizabeth, and on good terms with her, he seems to have seen that he had no chance of advancement.
During the recess he published his Advancement of Learning, dedicated to the king.
A survey of the ground had been made in the Advancement, and some short pieces not published at the time were probably written in the subsequent two or three years.
In November 1622 appeared the HistoriaVentorum; in January 1622/3, the Historia Vitae et Mortis; and in October of the same year, the De Augmentis Scientiarum, a Latin translation, with many additions, of the Advancement.
The most valuable of them are: (1) The Advancement of Learning, of which no detailed account need be given, as it is completely worked up into the De Augmentis, and takes its place as the first part of the Instauratio.
(6) The Descriptio Globi Intellectualis, which is to some extent intermediate between the Advancement and the De Augmentis, goes over in detail the general classification of the sciences, and enters particularly on some points of minor interest.
235); Advancement, bk.
It is explained well in the Advancement, bk.
To discover exactly the characteristics and the object of natural philosophy it is necessary to examine the place it holds in the general scheme furnished in the Advancement or De Augmentis.
In the Advancement (Works, iii.
Advancement of Learning: - W.
The magnificent tombs from Enkomi and Episkopi illustrate the wealth and advancement of Cyprus at this time.'
Probably in the course of these years he was ordained a deacon, but from his humble estimate of his own worth refused advancement to any higher degree in the church.
These qualities, combined, it must be confessed, with a readiness to seize every opportunity of advancement, soon brought Colbert both wealth and influence.
Supported by the young king, Louis XIV., he aimed the first blow at the greatest of the extortioners - the bold and powerful superintendent, Fouquet; whose fall, in addition, secured his own advancement.
By his firm maintenance of the corporation system, each industry remained in the hands of certain privileged bourgeois; in this way, too, improvement was greatly discouraged; while to the lower classes opportunities of advancement were closed.
In regard to church government, the Baptists agree with the Congregationalists that each separate church is complete in itself, and has, therefore, power to choose its own ministers and to make such regulations as it deems to be most in accordance with the purpose of its existence, that is, the advancement of the kingdom of Christ.
Mary and the lords still in her council ordered Knox not to preach while she was in Edinburgh, and he was absent or silent during the weeks in which the queen's growing distaste for her husband, and advancement of Rizzio over the nobility remaining in Edinburgh, brought about the conspiracy by Darnley, Morton and Ruthven.
The Iron Institute (Jdrnkontoret) was established in 1748 as a financial institution, in which the chief iron-mining companies have shares, for the advancement of advantageous loans and the promotion of the industry generally.
The queen's death opened the way to yet greater advancement; in 1684 Mme de Maintenon was made first lady in waiting to the dauphiness, and in the winter of 1685-1686 she was privately married to the king by Harlay, archbishop of Paris, in the presence, it is believed, of Pere la Chaise, the king's confessor, the marquis de Montchevreuil, the chevalier de Forbin, and Bontemps.
On or even before her husband's death she retired to St Cyr, and had the chagrin of seeing all her plans for the advancement of the duke of Maine overthrown by means of the parliament of Paris.
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learning would flourish, and Protestantism be no bar to advancement.
He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford, and was from his childhood destined for the clerical profession, in which through the great influence of his family he obtained rapid advancement, becoming bishop of Exeter in 1458.
The chief evidence cited in support of the theory that .Wykeham owed his advancement to his skill as an architect is the remark in a tract Why Poor Priests have no benefices that "Lords will not present a clerk able of cunning of God's law and good life and holy ensample ...
But this was not a "peaceful" advancement, for it was only in the king's patronage by reason of the temporalities of the see of Ely having been seized into the king's hands the year before, on account of the bishop being implicated in certain murders and robberies, which he denied, contesting the king's action in the papal court.
ization of these bacteria to the leguminous plants has always been a very striking fact, for similar bacterial nodules are known only in two or three cases out _ side this particular /01 group. However, Pro fessor Bottomley an nounced at the meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science in 1907 that he had succeeded in breaking down this specialization and by a suitable treatment had caused bacteria from leguminous nodules to infect other plants such as cereals, tomato, rose, with a marked effect on their growth.
To Pitt the change brought no advancement, and he had thus an opportunity of testing the truth of the description of his chief given by Sir Robert Walpole, "His name is treason."
Pope bequeathed him the copyright and the editorship of his works, and contributed even more to his advancement by introducing him to Murray, afterwards Lord Mansfield, who obtained for him in 1746 the preachership of Lincoln's Inn, and to Ralph Allen, who, says Johnson, "gave him his niece and his estate, and, by consequence, a bishopric."
Recognizing the necessity of some one in the province with full power " to do all things that may contribute to the good and advancement of the same," they directed the appointment of the American Board of Proprietors - a body of men identified with the province, who with the deputy-governor were to look after the proprietary interests in such matters as the approval of legislation and the granting of lands, and thereby prevent the delay caused by the transmission of such matters to England for approval.
Assoc. for the Advancement of Science, the Journ.
ADVANCEMENT, a term technically used in English law for a sum of money or other benefit, given by a father during his lifetime to his child, which must be brought into account by the child on a distribution of the father's estate upon an intestacy on pain of his being excluded from participating in such distribution.
The conditions under which cases of advancement arise are as follows: There must be a complete intestacy; the intestate estate must be that of the father; and the advancement must have been made in the lifetime of the father.
The widow can gain no advantage from any advancement.
No child can be forced to account for his or her advancement, but in default thereof he will be excluded from a share in the intestate's estate.
As to what is an advancement there has been much conflict of judicial opinion.
According to one view, nothing is an advancement unless it be given "on marriage or to establish the child in life."
The other and probably the correct view is that any considerable sum of money paid to a child at that child's request is an advancement; thus payment of a son's debts of honour has been held to be an advancement.
To appease her furious uncle, Abelard now proposed a marriage, under the condition that it should be kept secret, in order not to mar his prospects of advancement in the church; but of marriage, whether public or secret, Heloise would hear nothing.
In 1747 he joined the movement started in Scotland called the " concert in prayer," and in the same year published An Humble Attempt to Promote Explicit Agreement and Visible Union of God's People in Extraordinary Prayer for the Revival of Religion and the Advancement of Christ's Kingdom on Earth.
There he organized a school which, under him, soon became one of the most flourishing in the north of Europe, but a disagreement with Marshal Munich led him, in spite of the empress's offers of high advancement, to return to central Europe in 1765.
His magnificent talents were used more for the advancement of his ideals and the help of his friends than in the service of his personal ambitions.
Generally, then, it may be affirmed that taxation in its essential nature cannot be thought of as a good instrument for promoting trade and the advancement of a country.
Indeed there can be little doubt that Hamilton was intended by the university authorities who elected him to the professorship of astronomy to spend his time as he best could for the advancement of science, without being tied down to any particular branch.
His political advancement was due to his personal popularity.
At the Restoration, George, Lord Berkeley, who had been one of the commissioners to invite Charles II.'s return from the Hague, petitioned for a higher place in parliament, claiming a barony by right of tenure before 1295, but his claim was silenced by his advancement on September 11, 1679, to be viscount of Dursley and earl of Berkeley.
The first, which gives the dream of Mordecai and the events which led to his advancement at the court of Artaxerxes, precedes chap. i.
These renderings to foresight might be denied assertion either for the sake of present ease (and Disraeli's prescience of much of his country's later troubles only made him laughed at) or in deference to hopes of personal advancement.
In his presidential address before the British Association for the Advancement of Science (1900), Sir William Crookes painted a rather dark picture of the future of the world's wheat production.
Bacon's brief outline of moral philosophy (in the Advancement of Learning, ii.
The outline given in the Advancement was never filled in, and does not seem to have had any effect on the subsequent course of ethical speculation.
He also interested himself in a variety of schemes for the advancement of the social and religious welfare of the community, including the establishment of the Association for the Better Observance of Sunday, the foundation, with Hannah More, of schools at Cheddar, Somersetshire, a project for opening a school in every parish for the religious instruction of children, a plan for the education of the children of the lower classes, a bill for securing better salaries to curates, and a method for disseminating, by government help, Christianity in India.
Notwithstanding this fact, the advancement of apiculture and the continuous development of the modern frame-hive and methods of working have proceeded with such rapidity, both in England and in America, that hives and appliances used prior to 1885 are now obsolete.
Disappointed in his early hope of entering the navy, he became apprentice to an apothecary in his native town; but seeing little prospect of advancement in that calling, he soon moved to Geneva (in 1816).
He was president of the Massachusetts Historical Society from 1855 to 1885, and for the last twenty-seven years of his life was president of the Peabody Trust for the advancement of education in the Southern States.
The Brains also brought technological advancement that-- A massive man passed her in the hall, and she stopped mid-thought to stare at him as he walked away.
What are the prospects for further advancement?
advancement of healthcare through the application of Internet technologies.
advancement of religion.
advancement of science.
advancement of civilization.
advancement of pathology shall be eligible for election as an honorary member.
advancement of knowledge.
Biochemical Society - aims to promote the advancement of the science of Biochemistry.
The Center for Life is a unique science village in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, fostering advancement in the life sciences.
In seeking further advancement in human rights development, our country must face the lack of certain indispensable conditions.
The proposal must represent a significant technological advancement for the industry sector concerned.
CAS is critical in the continuing advancement of regional contemporary art collecting.
advancement in mobile technology will give the NHS further opportunities to work in different ways.
Then, to complete an extraordinarily rapid advancement he was made Principal in July 2003.
The BIHA is committed to the continual advancement of the inflatable hire industry.
Reward is defined as the scientific advancement achieved if the stated objectives of the proposal are met.
At that time, Earth went through a natural spiritual advancement.
technical advancement in underwater cameras wasnt very advanced in the 70s.
Where possible, promote staff within to show career advancement.
It was said in his obituary that he owed his advancement to unwearied assiduity, good talents, and respectability of character.
In Australia the Committee for the Advancement of University Teaching (CAUT) operated five discipline-based clearinghouses in the mid-90s.
Gifts to assist clergy to retire are good charitable purposes for the advancement of religion.
It is also a good idea to avoid working with people who have inflated egos or who are interested only in their own advancement.
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forefront of much technological advancement in the imaging field.
In such a society the only way in which discourse can be used for one's social advancement is by making increasingly hyperbolic statements.
illimitable possibilities for the advancement of the human race as naturally would reside in SIX MILLION human beings.
inflated egos or who are interested only in their own advancement.
Quaker culture proved instrumental in material and commercial advancement.
The British Association for the Advancement of Science, founded in 1830, included meteorology among the sciences which it intended to advance.
presumption of advancement.
Working conditions must allow for flexibility and career advancement to retain highly motivated staff and reduce staff turnover and absence rates.
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Resolving to devote himself and his means wholly to the advancement of Christianity, his first proposal for that end, made in 1796, was to organize a vast mission to Bengal, of which he was, to provide the entire expense; with this view the greater part of his estate was sold, but the East India Company refused to sanction the scheme, which therefore had to be abandoned.
The general advancement of Australia, to the era of the goldmining, had been satisfactory, in spite of a severe commercial crisis, from 1841 to 1843, caused by extravagant land speculations and inflated prices.
(3) With Francis Bacon (Advancement of Learning, 1605) the expression Natural Theology emerges in what has become the modern sense - as standing for a part of Christian theology, attainable by reason, and contrasted by most theologians with the " mysteries " of faith (Bacon uses that term too) on the principles of Albert the Great and Thomas Aquinas (see Apologetics).
The so-called vegetable physiology of a generation ago was in ~rrear of animal, and particularly of human, physiology, the study of the latter being followed by many more observers, and from its relative degree of advancement being the more capable of rapid development.
His political advancement was slow, and he did not obtain the quaestorship until 107, when he served in the Jugurthine war under Marius in Africa.
Napoleon's aim of bidding for the support of all able men is disagreeably prominent in all details of this institution, which may be looked upon as the tangible outcome of the conviction which he thus frankly expressed: "In ambition is to be found the chief motive-force of humanity; and a man puts forth his best powers in proportion to his hopes of advancement."
edge of the city, first founded as a school for the children of missionaries in 1841; the Honolulu High School, founded in 1833 as the Oahu Charity School, to teach English to the half whites; the Royal School, which was founded in 1840 for the sons of chiefs; and the Normal School, housed in what was in 1906 the most expensive building on the island of Oahu - a library containing about 14,000 volumes and the collections of the Hawaiian Historical Society, a number of benevolent, literary, social and political societies, and an art league, and is the see of both an Anglican and a Roman Catholic bishop. In 1907 the Pacific Scientific Institution for the advancement of scientific knowledge of the Pacific, its islands and their people, was established here.
The citizen named as president of the provisional government was General Deodoro da Fonseca, who owed his advancement to the personal friendship and assistance of Dom Pedro.
Notwithstanding the exertions of Paul Bugat to arouse an interest in the natural sciences by the establishment in 1841 of the " Hungarian Royal Natural Science Association," no general activity was manifested in this department of knowledge, so far as the native literature was concerned, until 1860, when the academy organized a special committee for the advancement of mathematical and natural science.'
Oratory is no longer an independent voice appealing to sentiments of Roman dignity, but the weapon of the "informers" (delatores), wielded for their own advancement and the destruction of that class which, even in their degeneracy, retained most sympathy with the national traditions.
The preservation of any record, however rude, of the lapse of time implies some knowledge of the celestial motions, by which alone time can be accurately measured, and some advancement in the arts of civilized life, which could be attained only by the accumulated experience of many generations (see Time).
Thurlow Weed owed his early political advancement to the introduction into state politics of the anti-Masonic issue (see Anti-Masonic Party), which also brought into prominence his co-worker W.
Although defeated in the mayoralty election, his work on behalf of the merit system, as opposed to the spoils system of politics, was such that he was made a Civil Service commissioner - probably the last office a politician would wish to hold who desired further promotion, for the conflict which a Civil Service commissioner must have with members of Congress and other party leaders on questions of patronage is usually, or, at any rate, has been in the past history of American politics, inevitably detrimental to further official advancement.
" I that hold it for a great impediment towards the advancement and further invention of knowledge, that particular arts and sciences have been disincorporated from general knowledge, do not understand one 1 This better known in the order of nature is nowhere satisfactorily explained by Bacon.
On this, and what may have been a similarly contested presentation to the canonry and prebend of Flixton in Lichfield cathedral on the 1st of March 1359, repeated on the 22nd of August 1360, and supported by a mandate to the new bishop on the 29th of January 1361, Wykeham's latest biographer (George Herbert Moberly, Life of Wykeham, 1887, 2nd ed., 1893) has built an elaborate story of Wykeham's advancement being opposed by the pope because he was the leader of a national party against papal authority in England.
His first publication was a letter to Samuel Hartlib in 1648, entitled Advice for the Advancement of some Particular Parts of Learning, the object of which was to recommend such a change in education as would give it a more practical character.
These fields are about to explode with innovation and advancement.
Imagine what we can do in the future with a thousand times more technological advancement.
If using the FUDGE character advancement rules these Blessings count as Gifts or supernormal abilities, at the GM 's option.
Advancement of Learning, Book I. Be so true to thyself as thou be not false to others.
The anatomical basis of the modified volar advancement flap for fingertip reconstruction.
Also with the advancement of fertility methods increasing the potential of multiple births, more twins are conceived.
Laser declawing is a somewhat recent advancement, and some veterinarians may have only performed this procedure a handful of times.
Identifying reasonable financial goals such as home ownership, children's educational needs, health expenses, debt repayment, or job advancement.
With the advancement of a more natural looking tan from sunless tanning products, the potential exists for that realistic tan without going outside.
The great advancement in sunless tanning came to us in the form of a chemical called, dihydroxyacetone (DHA).
With recent formulations, however, there's been a great advancement in colors in all makeup brands, not just cosmetic lines for women of color.
He created an initiative to help support the advancement of the Internet through government funding.
With the advancement of cell phones and the ability to surf the Internet on the go, a translation service is a second away.
While most digital cameras do not use CMOS technology, it was a huge step in the advancement of digital photography.
In addition to filling the security needs of that time, satellite use of digital photographs encouraged the scientific advancement of consumer digital cameras.
There is much room for advancement as the commis chef learns each aspect of food service, from peeling vegetables to serving an attractive plate.
National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts: High school juniors applying in the spring before their senior year are eligible for this scholarship based on dance, theatre, music, and writing.
According to The Society for the Advancement of Sexual Heath, asking yourself three questions can help identify whether or not you have a problem.
Whether on screen or off, Damon's dedication to his work and to the advancement of young filmmakers is sure to become part of Hollywood history.
A college degree can bring new career possibilities or advancement in your current position.
Programs teach technology advancement, problem solving, teamwork and other aspects as the organization requires.
Students attending PPCC enjoy a high-rated education and numerous opportunities whether they are seeking career advancement, specialized training or general courses towards a higher degree.
The two-year school focuses on preparing students for higher education, career advancement, basic job skills and general education development courses to prepare students to take the GED.
The real-world focus of the program makes it a good choice for students who are seeking job advancement, promotions, or career changes.
Quicker advancement opportunities and career training.
Master's in Fire Science and Administration: This degree will assist in preparation for advancement in the fire department, such as fire chief or captain.
It's unlikely that you'll land a top-level managerial or executive position with a recent bachelor's degree, but you can get a start in one of many organizations that offers such opportunities for advancement.
While this was an advancement over untreated lumber, there was still a great deal of labor and upkeep inherent in these types of decks, and they still had a relatively short lifespan.
Genioglossus and hyoid advancement treats sleep apnea by moving the tongue muscles forward and by preventing the lower throat from collapsing.
Another related procedure is maxillomandibular osteotomy and advancement, which is a variation on the above procedure and also seeks to move the tongue muscle forward.
Mandibular Advancement Devices (MAD) keep the tongue and the soft palate away from the air passage by moving the jaw forward.
He offers the SomnoMed mandibular advancement splint (MAS) which treats mild and moderate sleep apnea by moving the lower jaw forward during sleep.Dr.
Maxillomandibular advancement is a procedure in which the upper and lower portion of the jaw is moved forward to enlarge the space behind the tongue.
The MAD (mandibular advancement device) works by repositioning the jaw.
Whether camping, fishing or performing any other outdoor activity in the dark, night vision seems an obvious advancement upon the well known Bushnell binoculars and monoculars that outdoors enthusiasts have been using for many years.
With the advancement of technology, it is in the early 2000s possible for these women to have a baby with just a modicum of risk.
Center for the Advancement of Ethics and Character.
Developmental Research for the Effective Advancement of Memory and Motor Skills. 273 Ringwood Road, Freeville, NY 13068.
Working mothers in many fields experience conflicts between motherhood and professional advancement.
A supplementary benefit of this development is that the daughters of single mothers have a greater than average likelihood of entering traditionally male professions offering higher pay and better opportunities for advancement.
In addition, part-time work, like time taken off the job, usually places women at a disadvantage in terms of professional advancement.
Concerns of many parents revolve around developmental delays and what could be done to assist advancement through these milestones.
Society for the Advancement of Education.
Since the company originated, the advancement of men's shavers has come a long way.
You can access more information about motor skill advancement via the column menu on the left.
The Supporting Advancement web site has examples of job descriptions for several positions, including Accountant, Clerical Assistant, Fund Officer, Grant Writer, and more.
FedEx provides many opportunities for advancement so a good first impression may be all you need to get a foot in the door.
If you're interested in obtaining employment with a major retail organization that has a good reputation and offers opportunities for advancement, you may find that working with Target is an excellent option for you.
It pays well, offers regular and steady employment with major companies, and opportunities for advancement and growth.
A master's degree in nursing can lead to further advancement.
Jobs without college degrees are not limited to low paying jobs that have very little potential for career advancement.
Women who want to know if they are pregnant immediately will have to rely on the advancement of more sensitive pregnancy tests in the future.
One great thing led to another as the advancement of popcorn poppers continued.
However, these do not come close to covering all the costs of all the researchers currently working toward major medical advancement.
The Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health offers the following questions to help you identify if you have an addiction.
As a result of not understanding this advancement, fear of the unknown and sensationalized news stories influence parents decision-making.
A Moon in Sagittarius person seeks advancement and expansion in life.
Aries needs to advance, and this advancement is almost like a drug to their nature.
Rewarding goal accomplishments may inspire children to continue their positive behaviors later in life, which is especially important for career advancement and higher education goals.
He went on to serve in the Georgia House of Representatives and became Chairman of the Board of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1998.
Its corporate philosophy, "Contributing to society through the advancement of sporting goods and the promotion of sports," is reflected not just in their output, but in their keen support of worldwide sporting events at all levels of play.
Due to this Chinese legend, koi are considered a symbol of advancement and aspiration.
Since Accurist emerged in 1946, its founders wisely understood that innovation, continual advancement and a spirit of eager entrepreneurism were the keys to securing a lasting place in the modern future of horology.
However, advancement in every area should be encouraged.
With the advancement of technology and the Internet, modern mini business cards are growing in popularity as a way of introducing both yourself and your business to potential clients.
This is not the place to mention things like wanting a job that provides you with challenges or opportunities for advancement.
Avoid making statements about wanting to pursue opportunities for advancement here.
Compensation, benefits, training, advancement and retirement issues cannot be tainted with discriminatory practices.
Your career objective might be, "To build a long term career in (list your profession here) with opportunities for advancement and growth."
For those that are already at the top of their game and have years of advancement under their belt, be sure to select a career objective that truly displays this benefit to the company.
Deficiencies in certain areas of the diet (like trace minerals) can lead to a quicker advancement of type 2 diabetes.
The dual-action exercise bike is an advancement in exercise equipment technology which aims to make exercise machines more efficient and beneficial for the user.
Networking opportunities provide opportunities for career advancement and the creation of strong alliances within the Ohio insurance industry.
From records to cassettes and CDs, music is always on the forefront of technological advancement.
The Wraith were the reason the human races spread throughout the Pegasus Galaxy remained at such a low level of technological advancement.
Simply presuming that a science advancement has been achieved to enable the story is fine, and used all the time.
On major advancement in robotics is Honda's Asimo (which is not named for Isaac Asimov).
In the end, the focus on robots in science fiction throughout the 1950s was really an exploration of advanced technologies, and whether the human pursuit of progress and scientific advancement was worth the dangers involved.
This can take weeks or months, depending on the length of the affected nail and the advancement of the fungus in the toenail bed.
Recurrence and fungal advancement may cause increased damage to the nail bed, including yellowing, thickening, and crumbling of the nail, and the possibility of a painful infection.
Treatment may take weeks or months, depending on the location of the fungus on the nail bed and the advancement of the fungus.
The advancement from analog to digital electronics transformed the computer industry, sparking a rapid growth of the Internet.
Not only can they help you remember how much experience you need to advance to the next level, but they also give you the information that you need in order to develop a strategy for rapid advancement through each level.
Until a Scout achieves a First Class rank, merit badges are not an advancement requirement.
There is also an Advancement Record maintained by both the troop leader and the parent for recording when badges are earned.
Merit badges require not rank advancement to achieve.
As a testament to the current level of technological advancement in North Dakota, you only need to visit the website of the Information Technology Council of North Dakota (ITCND).
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