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  • His expression revealed surprise for a brief moment, and then his eyes flashed with anger.

  • Other than the brief conversation about seeing him with Allen, they had not discussed him.

  • There was a brief pause.

  • For one brief instant, he looked at Adrienne as if he actually saw her.

  • His nod was brief.

  • He actually smiled, though it was so brief that she questioned whether she had imagined it.

  • No, it had been there - brief and beguiling.

  • For him it was nothing more than a brief episode of pleasure.

  • There began the intimate gathering of five distinctly different individuals, and the unique results of our brief weekend cohabitation.

  • In her brief absence I described how Howie squirmed and twisted while sleeping.

  • I'm on the road with West Virginia behind me, taking a brief rest from my hobby.

  • I sat nearby but my wait was brief.

  • She was forbidden to engage the operator in any conversation and make the call as brief as possible.

  • After a brief discussion we decided to telephone first and leave the visit option on the table, at least for now.

  • Nothing was learned from the brief visit that contradicted what the man had said to me.

  • I can get each of you two sets of ID, birth certificate, passport, driver's license, charge cards and a brief history that will check out.

  • We introduced ourselves one by one, each adding a brief history.

  • A brief silence followed.

  • It seemed to me that my wife's brief but profound statement put all else in prospective.

  • "Just make it brief and talk about what you do know, or remember," I said.

  • There was no way I was going to brief Howie on all that had happened, how his living room is covered in blood and his house has been ransacked; not in his present state of mind.

  • Finally, we have a brief respite but I hope to God they catch him soon.

  • There was no brief respite, no few days of safety; John Luke Grasso was here in our back yard!

  • She wrapped her arms around her knees and closed her eyes for a brief rest.

  • She thought of how she'd felt safe with Jule during their brief encounter.

  • She tried to regain her composure, unable to compare the brief experience with Jule to anything else she'd ever felt.

  • Jule was quiet, trying hard to remember something from before the Schism besides brief glimpses of Darian and Damian.

  • A brief search of the house yielded neither man.

  • The brief pain turned quickly into pleasure intense enough that she began panting, her hands roaming his body.

  • Just as much, she feared seeing them miserable, because of her brief involvement in the mix.

  • According to the brief phone call, the ten-year-old girl's natural mother, another loser like faux foster mother Janet, had been recently discharged to a halfway house after doing hard time in the state's Cañon City facility.

  • But the brief exercise failed to dispel the glumness for more than a few moments.

  • While the brief conversation was welcome, it left a party's-over void when it ended.

  • Without the light in front of him, his progress was brief pictures taken by the flashes from the sky.

  • He paused for a brief flurry of clapping.

  • Both men felt the old man had probably killed him, but Westlake's brief disclosure was insufficient to pursue the matter and as both men were dead, there was little incentive to do so.

  • Gabriel growled at her, the brief touch enough to stir desire.

  • Gabriel couldn't take his eyes off the woman who had been his mate, for however brief a time.

  • Perhaps the brief stay on the craft would help her adjust.

  • Monty, as he became known during his brief public life, succumbed to his injuries.

  • Cynthia sat up in bed as she read the brief passage, an uncommon glass of amber liquid in her hand Donnie deciphered it.

  • Finally he kissed her softly on the lips - a questioning kiss, brief and timid.

  • After a brief hesitation, he spoke.

  • Kris's memories stirred stronger than he liked.  He remembered Lilith, a beautiful Immortal whose laugh had filled him with happiness.  Their love had been intense and brief, lasting less than a human year in total.  One day, she was just … gone. 

  • After handshakes and a brief chat, the pair left in Dean's pool car for the motel where Vinnie Baratto awaited.

  • Fred's response was surprising, a few grunts and a brief com­ment that it figured.

  • The conversations were brief and the trip apparently uneventful, how­ever Dean continued to have second thoughts about allowing Fred to dig into the matter on his own.

  • Their brief search halted when a security guard swore no one had passed his way and too many corridors and stairways went in other directions, making further search difficult.

  • The two exchanged the Coors beer and the evening's enter­tainment for a brief but pleasant stroll around the streets of Durango.

  • Dean only had a brief glance at the rider, not enough to even tell if the helmeted figure was a man or a woman, much less recognize the person.

  • It was a brief lapse of concentration from his purpose at hand, catching the yellow-clad figure flowing through the curves and bends below him.

  • After a brief look at her, he plodded back out of the dairy.

  • The brief visual contact was like a caress, warming her cheeks and heart.

  • After a brief moment of thanks, she looked up to find Alex watching her.

  • Fall, brief as it was, turned the hills bright red and yellow.

  • Carmen had tried to talk to Alex about his parents on several occasions but he simply gave brief answers and then changed the subject.

  • That fleeting thought was there again — so brief.

  • The guard nodded at Hilden's brief address and trotted away.

  • When his gaze returned to Carmen, it held a brief warning.

  • After a brief prayer, she opened her eyes and glanced up.

  • She had a brief view of Denton's face before her own plunged into the agent's chest.

  • It was raining, and in the brief flashes of lightning, she could see a tree down in the back yard.

  • In that brief moment, they looked into each other's eyes.

  • With another brief hesitation, Eden turned and walked away.

  • Jessi studied him for a brief moment.

  • The effect of the first brief speech was so overwhelming that Hortensius refused to reply, and recommended his client to leave the country.

  • Leo then formally excommunicated Luther by bull of the 3rd of January 1521; and in a brief directed the emperor to take energetic measures against heresy.

  • During the brief predominance of his party Santarosa showed great decision of character.

  • As a boy he worked on his father's farm, attending school for only brief periods, and in 1808-1812 he lived at Wheeling, Virginia (now W.

  • Aemilius Scaurus, praetor in 53 B.C. Cicero, speaking no doubt to his brief, gives them a very bad character, adding " ignoscent alii viri boni ex Sardinia; credo enim esse quosdam ".

  • They bear upon very varied matters,' and we must confine ourselves here to a brief résumé.

  • Occasionally, however, he appears to hold a brief for the defence, and, though the picture is comparatively true, this Life (1871) should be read with caution.

  • Hoyt, Brief of a Title in the Seventeen Townships in the County of Luzerne (Harrisburg, 1879).

  • In the ensuing party struggles the city passed under a tyrant, Theagenes (about 640), whose rule was too brief to produce great changes.

  • The second brief visit, in 1647, partly on literary, partly on family business, was signalized by the award of a pension of 3000 francs, obtained from the royal bounty by Cardinal Mazarin.

  • In Germany a few Cartesian lecturers taught at Leipzig and Halle, but the system took no root, any more than in Switzerland, where it had a brief reign at Geneva after 1669.

  • A brief comparison with these will indicate its salient features.

  • The Presbyterianism now visible in England is of Scottish origin and Scottish type, and beyond the fact of embracing a few congregations which date from, or before, the Act of Uniformity and the Five Mile Act, has little in common with the Presbyterianism which was for a brief period by law established.

  • and lxxix.; Memorial, or Brief for Cagliostro in the Cause of Card.

  • Under the heading of Multituberculata will be found a brief account of certain extinct mammals from the Mesozoic formations of Europe and North America which have been regarded as more or less nearly related to the monotremes.

  • From this town we have a very interesting though brief inscription dating probably from early in the 3rd century B.C.; it is cut upon a small bronze plate (now in the Naples Museum), which must have once been fixed to some votive object, dedicated to the god Declunus (or the goddess Decluna).

  • In a brief period he was the acclaimed.

  • After a brief embassy to the emperor in the spring of 1538, Bonner superseded Gardiner at Paris, and began his mission by sending Cromwell a long list of accusations against his predecessor (ib.

  • It has been sometimes misspelt "Tapacolo," as by C. Darwin, who gave (Journal of Researches, chap. xii.) a brief but entertaining account of the habits of this bird and its relative, Hylactes megapodius, called by the Chilenos "El Turco."

  • Cromwell replied by requesting a brief delay to ask counsel of God and his own heart.

  • (Rome, 1902); Ryssel, Ein Brief Gregors, iibersetzt, Studien and Kritiken, 56, Bd.

  • They are brief, yet not wanting in that element of practical edification on which Chrysostom lays special weight as characteristic of the Antiochenes.

  • Phillips, 1896); A Brief Introduction to the Infinitesimal Calculus (1897); The Nature of Capital and Income (1906); The Rate of Interest 0907); National Vitality (1909); The Purchasing Power of Money (1911); Elementary Principles of Economics (1913); Why is the Dollar Shrinking?

  • In connexion with this part of the subject a brief reference should also be made to M.

  • Sabatier's theory as to the nature of these documents was, in brief, that the Speculum perfectionis was the first of all the Lives of the saint, written in 1227 by Br.

  • Equally contemptible in its political results and void of historical interest was the brief visit of John of Bohemia, son of Henry VII., whom the Ghibellines next invited to assume their leadership. He sold a few privileges, conferred a few titles, and recrossed the Alps in 1333.

  • Italy was now for a brief space independent.

  • suppressed the order altogether by a brief of 1773.

  • Much good work was done by the Republicans during their brief tenure of power,but it soon came to an endowing to the course of events which favored a reaction against France.

  • Though brief, Cairolis term of office was momentous in regard to foreign affairs.

  • During the brief period of his married life he held the 'appointment of lecturer at Buckingham Hall, now Magdalene College.

  • The progress of the archbishop's opinion towards that middle Protestantism, if it may be so called, which he did so much to impress on the formularies of the Church of England, was gradual, as a brief enumeration of the successive steps in that progress will show.

  • After a brief struggle the rebels were overthrown at Trier by Cerealis, and 113 senators emigrated to Germany (70).

  • Aristotle's brief suggestions respect ing the origin of society and governments in the Politics show a leaning to a naturalistic interpretation of human history as a development conditioned by growing necessities.

  • There is, however, one writer who sets forth so clearly the alternative suppositions respecting the origin of the world that he claims a brief notice.

  • The Arctic-Alpine sub-region consists of races of plants belonging originally to the general flora, and recruited by subsequent additrons, which have been specialized in low stature and great capacity of endurance to survive long dormant periods, sometimes even unbroken in successive years by the transitory activity of the brief summer.

  • Arctic plants make their brief growth and flower at a temperature little above freezing-point, and are dependent for their heat on the direct rays of the sun.

  • During his brief reign Decius was engaged in important operations against the Goths, who crossed the Danube and overran the districts of Moesia and Thrace.

  • He was denounced by the pope himself in an apostolic brief of the rlth of December 1862, and students of theology were forbidden to attend his lectures.

  • In a brief epilogue, the apostle justifies himself for having thus addressed the Roman Christians.

  • During his brief reign he set on foot some domestic reforms, and sought to revive the authority of the senate, but, after a victory over the Goths in Cilicia, he succumbed to hardship and fatigue (or was slain by his own soldiers) at Tyana in Cappadocia.

  • - The earliest writer on patristics was Jerome, whose book De viris illustribus gives a brief account of one hundred and thirty-five Church writers, beginning with St Peter and ending with himself.

  • Even in the 3rd century the cult of Celtic deities (Hercules Magusanus, Deusoniensis, &c.) were revived, the Celtic leuga reintroduced instead of the Roman mile on official milestones, and a brief effort made to establish an independent, though romanized, Gaul under Postumus and his short-lived successors (A.D.

  • In 1382 Sofia was captured by the Turks; in 1443 it was for a brief time occupied by the Hungarians under John Hunyady.

  • Exhibiting his brief to D.

  • It is these heavy rains, of brief duration, when great volumes of water rapidly run off from the barren slopes, that cause the deep channels, or arroyas, which cross the desert.

  • Valdemar at once cultivated the friendship of the new emperor; and Frederick, by an imperial brief, issued in December 1214 and subsequently confirmed by Innocent III.

  • It was His " finger " that wrote the brief code which has come down to us in the decalogue.

  • 2 This passage, which belongs to the second of the brief " servant-songs," sets the mission of Israel in its true relation to the world.

  • He could only use the eye which remained to him for brief and intermittent periods, and as travelling affected his sight prejudicially he could not anticipate any personal research amongst unpublished records and historic scenes.

  • A brief history of the bishopric is given in the Catholic Encyclopaedia (London and New York, 1909), with bibliography.

  • approached it are such as cannot be omitted from any sketch of Gibbon, however brief.

  • The Eleusinia and Thesmophoria are discussed elsewhere, but brief mention may here be made of certain agrarian festivals held in honour of Demeter.

  • For more than half of his brief life he held a prominent position in the very foremost rank of natural philosophers.

  • His exile, however, was brief, and some years after his return he became involved in a dispute with his sovereign, Christian III., king of Denmark, because he refused to further the progress of Lutheranism in the island.

  • Both Israel and Judah had their own annals, brief excerpts from which appear in the books of Samuel, Kings and Chronicles, and they are supplemented by fuller narratives of distinct and more popular origin.

  • This brief notice heralds the commencement of Hazael's attack upon Israelite territory east of the Jordan (2 Kings x.

  • 2) has apparently confused him with Jehoiachin, and the latter's reign is so brief that some overlapping is conceivable.

  • After a brief description of the fall of Jerusalem the " seventy years " of the exile are passed over, and we are plunged into a history of the return (2 Chron.

  • The success of Agrippa's brief reign had revived the hopes of the Jewish nationalists, and concessions only retarded the inevitable insurrection.

  • There was a brief reaction: Henry Stuart Foote (1800-1880), Unionist, was elected governor in 1851 over Davis, the States' Rights candidate, and in the same year a Constitutional Convention had declared almost unanimously that "the asserted right of secession".

  • Cornelia P. Spencer, First Steps in North Carolina History (6th ed., Raleigh, 1893), is a brief elementary book written for use in the public schools.

  • The foregoing brief review of the principal territorial divisions according to which the forms of life are distributed in Asia, indicates how close is the dependence of this distribution on climatic conditions, and this will be made more apparent by a somewhat fuller account of the main features of the flora and fauna.

  • The Mala y a dynasty maintained Hindu civilization in the 6th century, and from 606 to 646 Harsha established a brief but brilliant empire in the north with its capital at Kanauj.

  • Webster's brief reply drew from Hayne a second speech, in which he entered into a full exposition of the doctrine of nullification, and the important part of Webster's second reply to Hayne on the 26th and 27th of January is a masterly exposition of the Constitution as in his opinion it had come to be after a development of more than forty years.

  • Cavendish's brief Life, which is almost contemporary, has been often edited.

  • After a brief seclusion, Herod the Tetrarch, his uncle, who had married Herodias, his sister, made him Agoranomos (Overseer of Markets) of Tiberias, and presented him with a large sum of money; but his uncle being unwilling to continue his support, Agrippa left Judea for Antioch and soon after returned to Rome, where he was welcomed by Tiberius and became the constant campanion of the emperor Gaius (Caligula), then a popular favourite.

  • For a hundred years (1191-1291) the headquarters of the Order were at Acre; nor was it until 1309 that, after a brief sojourn at Venice, the seat of government was transferred to Marienburg on the Vistula.

  • exorcisms. His Life of Jesus (1828) is a synoptical translation of the Gospels, prefaced by an account of the preparation for the Christ and a brief summary of His history, and accompanied by very short explanations interwoven in the translation.

  • After a brief struggle with the task of directing the administration of the most extensive and the worst organized monarchy in Europe, he sank back into his pleasures and was governed by other favourites.

  • Several weeks elapsed before the true character of the disease was known, and in this brief space it had already been carried by animals purchased in Smithfield market to all parts of the country.

  • But the recovery was brief, for in 198 Scopas was defeated by Antiochus at the battle of the Panium, near the sources of the Jordan, a battle which marks the end of Ptolemaic rule in Palestine.

  • As in other Gastropoda Anisopleura, this shell-sac may abnormally develop a plug of chitinous matter, but normally it flattens out and disappears, whilst the cap-like rudiment of the permanent shell is shed out from the dome-like surface of the visceral hump, in the centre of which the shell-sac existed for a brief period.

  • An English translation of the Theses, with brief life of Erastus (based on Melchior Adam's account), was issued in 1659, entitled The Nullity of Church Censures; it was reprinted as A Treatise of Excommunication (1682), and, as revised by Robert Lee, D.D., in 1844.

  • With this brief summary of the essential characters of the Hexapoda, we may pass to a more detailed account of their structure.

  • (3) An individual in which the reproductive organs and powers are functionally absent becomes one in which these structures and powers are the only reason for existence, for the great majority of insects die after a brief period of reproduction.

  • Only a brief reference can be made here to the fascinating subject of the life-relations of the larva, nymph and pupa, as compared with those of the imago.

  • begun about 1855, with a brief text by D.

  • 23-52), a brief description from Nitzsch's pen of the peculiarities of the internal structure of nearly every genus is incorporated with the author's prefatory remarks, as each passed under consideration, e Cf.

  • The whole work contains a great number of figures of birds' skeletons and detached bones; but they are not so drawn as to be of much practical use, and the accompanying letterpress is too brief to be satisfactory.

  • Brief notices of his spoils appeared from time to time in various volumes of the American Journal of Science and Arts (Silliman's), but it is unnecessary here to refer to more than a few of them.

  • During his brief administration Vitellius showed indications of a desire to govern wisely, but he was completely under the control of Valens and Caecina, who for their own ends encouraged him in a course of vicious excesses which threw his better qualities into the background.

  • This, with the exception of a brief tenure of Cremona (1499-1512), formed her permanent territory down to the fall of the republic. Her frontiers now ran from the seacoast near Monfalcone, following the line of the Carnic and Julian and Raetian Alps to the Adda, down the course of that river till it joins the Po, and thence along the line of the Po back to the sea.

  • The fifth Turkish war (1645-1668) entailed the loss of Crete; and though Morosini reconquered the Morea for a brief space in 1685, that province was finally lost to Venice in 1716.

  • In 1848 a revolution broke out and a provisional republican government under Daniele Manin maintained itself for a brief space.

  • -FOr a brief but admirable treatment of the physiography see Stella S.

  • It was the Parthian wars of the 3rd century which brought Palmyra to the front, and for a brief period raised her to an almost.

  • vindicated by a brief of Alexander VI., dated, 8th June 1493.

  • His reign, however, was brief, for his subjects rose and murdered him, with all his sons except the youngest, Fancha, who, like the infant Haitu in Mongolian history, was miraculously saved.

  • Lying to the east of the Euphrates, at once in close contact with the Armenians, and in near proximity to the great route of trade which came up the Euphrates to Rakka, and thence diverged to Antioch and Damascus, the county of Edessa had an eventful if brief life.

  • Gaston Dodu, in the work mentioned below, begins by a brief account of the original authorities, which is chiefly of value so far as it deals with William of Tyre and the history of the assizes; and H.

  • In the year 40 B.C. Syria had to endure a sudden but brief invasion by the Parthians.

  • We must here group these important epochs together, as distinguished from the later period of Roman rule, and confine ourselves to a brief notice of their principal monuments and a record of the discoveries by which they have been illustrated in recent years.

  • During his brief Congressional career he delivered six speeches, all of which attracted attention, introduced a bill in regard to the presidential succession, and appeared before the Electoral Commission in Tilden's interest.

  • Van Middeldyk gives a brief bibliography of historical works, and a more extensive list is given in General George W.

  • In the second he passes in brief review the history of Britain from its invasion by the Romans till his own times.

  • These faults are of less importance during the period when Greek and Roman writers notice the affairs of Britain; but they become more serious when, as is the case from nearly the beginning of the 5th century to the date of his death, Gildas's brief narrative is our only authority for most of what passes current as the history of our island during those years.

  • It is intended to provide an introduction, necessarily brief, to the terminology and machinery of the chemist.

  • This section includes a brief history of the subject, and proceeds to treat of the principles underlying the structure and interrelations of organic compounds.

  • In the preceding sketch we have given a necessarily brief account of the historical development of analytical chemistry in its main branches.

  • His style is unsystematic, brief and abounding in symbolical expression.

  • r-2) and closes with a brief personal note and formal farewell (vi.21-24).

  • A brief summary of the contents of the twelve may be indicated as follows: In the 1st tablet, after a general survey of the adventures of Gilgamesh, his rule at Erech is described, where he enlists the services of all the young able-bodied men in the building of the great wall of the city.

  • In contrast to the fanatics, after a brief hesitation they threw millennarianism overboard, and along with it all other "opiniones Judaicae."

  • In 51 he was for a brief space consul; in 63 he went as governor to Africa, where, according to Tacitus (ii.

  • Some of them imitated the Hebrew prophets in the performance of symbolic acts of denunciation, foretelling or warning, going barefoot, or in sackcloth or undress, and, in a few cases, for brief periods, altogether naked; even women in some cases distinguished themselves by extravagance of conduct.

  • Ferrand, Les Comdlis (Paris, 1903), a brief but comprehensive survey; R.

  • This post he held for eighteen months only, but in that brief period he obtained a reputation as a social and municipal reformer.

  • led some of the cardinals to vote for Pecci, since his age (within a few days of sixty-eight) and health warranted the expectation that his reign would be comparatively brief; but he had for years been known as one of the few "papable" cardinals; and although his long seclusion at Perugia had caused his name to be little known outside Italy, there was a general belief that the conclave had selected a man who was a prudent statesman as well as a devout churchman; and Newman (whom he created a cardinal in the year following) is reported to have said, "In the successor of Pius I recognize a depth of thought, a tenderness of heart, a winning simplicity, and a power answering to the name of Leo, which prevent me from lamenting that Pius is no longer here."

  • Bonaparte, as we have seen, abolished the French slave trade during his brief restoration, and this abolition was confirmed at the second peace of Paris on the 10th of November, 1815, but it was not effectually carried out by French legislation until March 1818.

  • From the time of my admission to the priesthood to my (present) fifty-ninth year, I have endeavoured, for my own use and that of my brethren, to make brief notes upon the Holy Scripture, either out of the works of the venerable fathers, or in conformity with their meaning and interpretation."

  • They give no historical account of the life and teaching of their prophet, but rather are, so to say, versus memoriales, which recapitulate the main points of interest, often again in brief outlines.

  • If a brief definition of instinct, from the purely biological point of view be required, that given in the Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology may be accepted: "An inherited reaction of the sensori-motor type, relatively complex 3'p 3' p and markedly adaptive in character, and common to a group of individuals."

  • After an exhortation to the judges of the earth to put away evil counsels and thus avoid death, the author declares that God has made no kingdom of death on the earth, but ungodly men have made a covenant with it: certain sceptics (probably both Gentile and Jewish) holding this life to be brief and without a future, give themselves up to sensuality and oppress the poor and the righteous; but God created man to be immortal (ii.

  • A brief description of how the Egyptians were punished through the very things with which they sinned (though the punishment was not fatal, for God loves all things that exist), and how judgments on the Canaanites were executed gradually (so as to give them time to repent), is followed by a dissertation on the origin, various forms, absurdity and results of polytheism and idolatry (xiii.-xv.): the worship of natural objects is said to be less blameworthy than the worship of images - this latter, arising from the desire to honour dead children and living kings (the Euhemeristic theory), is inherently absurd, and led to all sorts of moral depravity.

  • Milner, who was then spending a brief holiday in Europe, was urged by Mr Balfour to take the vacant post of secretary of state for the colonies.

  • Of brief general histories there is that of J.

  • Thenceforward, until i 180, the bans continued subject to the Eastern empire or Hungary, with brief intervals of independence.

  • Hungary afforded him a brief respite; and in 1244 peace was concluded after a Bosnian campaign against Croatia.

  • Of course only a few of the most prominent, either through the intrinsic merit of their work or through the influence they have had on that of their contemporaries, can be mentioned in a brief review like the present.

  • The Peninsular War called for large forces of the old Grande Arsnee and for a brief period Napoleon directed operations in person; and the Austrians took advantage of the dissemination and weakness of the French forces in Germany to push forward their own preparations with renewed energy.

  • It is difficult to give a brief account of the varied contents of the book.

  • He had already decided upon a literary career, and after brief service in the navy he resigned and for a time was connected with the Army and Navy Journal.

  • It enjoyed a brief existence as a staple town from 1327 to 1332.

  • He printed privately as a pamphlet, in June 1887, a brief and touching sketch of his father.

  • Even in a brief summary of the war one salient fact is noticeable, that all Wellington's reverses were in connexion with his sieges, for which his means were never adequate.

  • The present article can only give a brief outline of a subject as intricate as it is vast, frequently also extremely obscure, and rendered still more obscure by the fact that those who have applied themselves to it have too often done so in anything but a scientific spirit.

  • The traditional loyalty of the Danish middle classes was transformed into a boundless enthusiasm for the king personally, and for a brief period Frederick found himself the most popular man in his kingdom.

  • The following is a brief notice of the species of true mice (that is to say, those generally included in the genus Mus) inhabiting the British Isles.

  • After a brief tour on the Continent he reached New York on the 5th of July.

  • It has, in general, been greatly shortened, and the ordinary sermon of to-day is no longer an elaborate piece of carefully balanced and ornamental literary architecture, but a very simple and brief homily, not occupying the listener for more than some ten minutes in the course of an elaborate service.

  • Just before, he had made a very brief tour in Jamaica and South America.

  • The epoch-making treatise in which it was set forth, virtually finished in 1530, began to be known through the circulation in manuscript of a Commentariolus, or brief popular account of its purport written by Copernicus in that year.

  • During the brief riksdag of 1792, as a member of the secret committee, Wallqvist was at the very centre of affairs and rendered the king essential services.

  • From this time, with the exception of brief intervals, his mind was completely clouded, and the duties of government were undertaken by his brother William (afterwards emperor), who on the 7th of October 1858 was formally recognized as regent.

  • We have now to offer a classification of the Arachnida and to pass in review the larger groups, with a brief statement of their structural characteristics.

  • This circumstance might, if it stood alone, be explained by placing Joel with Zephaniah in the brief interval between the decline of the empire of Nineveh and the advance of the Babylonians.

  • Oxe died on the 24th of October 1575, after contributing, more than any other statesman of his day, to raise Denmark for a brief period to the rank of a great power.

  • was received there in 1822, and Queen Victoria and the prince consort occupied the palace for brief periods on several occasions, and in 1903 Edward VII., during residence at Dalkeith Palace, held his court within its walls.

  • Of these a brief summary, beginning with the department of general literature and passing on to history and science, is subjoined.

  • We may conclude with brief reference to the most important aspects of the Roman doctrine.

  • Such in brief were the doctrine and use of the early churches, gradually systematized, developed and transformed in the churches of the Roman obedience.

  • "Rare," said Mr Gladstone, "is the privilege of any man who, having fourteen years ago rendered to his country one signal service, now again, within the same brief span of life, decorated neither by land nor title, bearing no mark to distinguish him from the people he loves, has been permitted to perform another great and memorable service to his sovereign and his country."

  • The fairest and most considerable of Palacky's antagonists in the controversy aroused by his narrative of the early reformation in Bohemia was Baron Helfert, who received a brief from Vienna to write his Hus rind Hieronymus (1853) to counteract the impression made by Palacky's History.

  • Munich, Erlangen, Coire and Leipzig became for brief successive intervals his home.

  • The two great achievements of his brief reign (he was elected prince of Transylvania on the 5th of April 1605, and died on the 29th of December 1606) were the peace of Vienna (June 23, 1606) and the truce of Zsitvatorok (November 1606).

  • The withdrawal of Tisza scarcely changed the situation, but the period of brief ministries now began.

  • He re-emerges for a brief moment in 1762, when the philo-German Peter III.

  • Among these may be mentioned his Brief Outline of the Evidences of the Christian Religion (1825), which passed through several editions, and,; was translated into various languages; The Canon of the Old and New Testament Ascertained; or the Bible Complete without the Apocrypha and Unwritten Traditions (1826); A History of the Israelitish Nation (1852), and Outlines of Moral Science (1852), the last two being published posthumously.

  • His stay was only once interrupted, when, in 1909, he hastened to Salonika, and with Mahmud Shevket under - took a brief and victorious campaign against the reactionaries, who hoped to regain unfettered power under 'Abdul Hamid.

  • In the same year, after a brief exile among friends in Germany, he fled to Russia.

  • He resigned from the volunteer service in October 1865, was commissioned lieutenant-colonel of the 26th Infantry in March 1867, served in Texas, mostly in garrison duty, until 1874, and in 1886-1890 (except for brief terms of absence) commanded Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and the infantry and cavalry school there.

  • 540 - at first exceedingly brief, but becoming somewhat fuller for the later years.

  • His reign was as uneventful as it was brief.

  • Storrow, The Brief for Venezuela [Boundary dispute] (London, 1896); J.

  • After his death in 289 comes another miserable and obscure period of revolution and despotism, in which Greek life was dying out; and but for the brief intervention of Pyrrhus in 278 Syracuse, and indeed all Sicily, would have fallen a prey to the Carthaginians.

  • All hope for the city being now at an end, the Syracusans threw themselves on the mercy of Marcellus; but Achradina and the island still held out for a brief space under the Syracusan mercenaries, till one of their officers, a Spaniard, betrayed the latter position to the enemy, and at the same time Achradina was carried and taken.

  • As a statesman Lamartine was placed during his brief tenure of office in a position from which it would have been almost impossible for any man, who was not prepared and able to play the dictator, to emerge with credit.

  • Our sole information concerning his life is found in the brief summary of Jerome, written more than four centuries after the poet's death.

  • There is a brief biography by R.

  • In the brief Traite de metaphysique the author makes his grand effort, but scarcely succeeds in doing more than show that he had no real conception of what metaphysic is.

  • The watering-places of the Sussex, Kent and Essex coasts, and pre-eminently Brighton, are specially favoured for these brief holidays.

  • Some British vessels carried out a brief bombardment of the Ottoman batteries at the mouth of the Dardanelles on Nov.

  • A complete transcript, Brief Lives chiefly of Contemporaries set down by John Aubrey between the Years 1669 and 1696, was edited for the Clarendon Press in 1898 by the Rev. Andrew Clark from the MSS.

  • In the few tactful and charming lines of this brief note, the apostle sends him back to his master with a plea for kindly treatment.

  • P. Esser, Der Brief an Philemon (1875).

  • Weber's Der Brief an d.

  • Here they enjoyed a brief repose, Alompra being called away to quell an insurrection of his own subjects, and to repel an invasion of the Siamese; but returning victorious, he laid siege to the fortress of Syriam and took it by surprise.

  • In the same year he removed his residence from Ava, which, with brief interruptions, had been the capital for four centuries, to the new city of Amarapura, " the City of the Immortals."

  • A brief memoir was prefixed by Hawkins to a selection from Ken's works which he published in 1713; and a life, in two volumes, by the Rev. W.

  • While it is impossible to give here anything like a complete or exact survey of the field - a task rendered almost impossible by the arbitrary manner in which paragraphs are divided, by the difficulty of making Old English enactments fit into modern rubrics, and by the necessity of counting several times certain paragraphs bearing on different subjects - a brief statistical analysis of the contents of royal codes and laws may be found instructive.

  • It would be useless to attempt to trace in a brief sketch the history of the legal principles embodied in the documents of Anglo-Saxon law.

  • One of these is the so-called " Synchronous History of Assyria and Babylonia," consisting of brief notices, written by an Assyrian, of the occasions on which the kings of the two countries had entered into relation, hostile or otherwise, with one another; a second is the Babylonian Chronicle discovered by Dr Th.

  • Apart from the sugar-cane and the beet, which are dealt with in detail below, a brief reference need only be made here to maple sugar, palm sugar and sorghum sugar.

  • Independence Examined (1644); Brief Animadversions on Mr John Goodwin's Theomachia (1644), &c.].

  • In England's Confusion, published on the 30th of May 1659, in the True and Full Narrative, and in The Brief Necessary Vindication, he gave long accounts of the attempt to enter the house and of his ejection, while in the Curtaine Drawne he held up the claims of the Rump to derision.

  • In 1662 there appeared also the Brevia parliamentaria rediviva, possibly a portion of the Brief Register of Parliamentary Writs, of which the fourth and concluding volume was published in 1664.

  • In 1668 was published his Aurum reginae or Records concerning Queen-gold, the Brief Animadversions on Coke's Institutes in 1669, and the History of King John, Henry III.

  • It is almost impossible even with the most discriminating care to give a brief account of completed feudalism and convey no wrong impression.

  • An abbreviation of this work, which as a book of travel is even more delightful than its predecessors, was published in 1894, shortly after the author's death, with a brief introductory notice by Lord Aberdare.

  • der ihm beigelegte Brief (Mainz, 1876); W.

  • After a very brief stay, however, he was compelled by the hostility of the people to return in haste to Shibam, from which he travelled by the W.

  • Finally,"a voyage to the Oman coast and a brief stay there brought his adventures in Arabia to a successful ending.

  • On the 11th of March 1868 Talal, smitten with an incurable malady, fell by his own hand and was succeeded by his brother Matab; after a brief reign he was murdered by his nephews, the elder of whom, Bandar, became amir.

  • After a brief greeting (i.

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