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  • Besides, after he inherited, he could always put someone in charge of the estate.

  • Electrostatic fields come from a voltage gradient and can exist when charge carriers are stationary.

  • Quinn took charge of our working accommodations.

  • Quinn was in charge of the downstairs room where Howie operated and he set it up flawlessly for our work.

  • 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.

  • Jude remained incarcerated but Owen, facing a lesser charge, was released on bail.

  • I didn't know the names of anyone at organization so I asked for the person in charge of investigations.

  • Irv Goldman was in charge of their ill-conceived venture while it was running, so their switch board tells me.

  • After telling me the contest was over, something I'd just told her, she reluctantly transferred me to Irv Goldman who was in charge of the contest while it was running.

  • He was in the area and the police took a good look at him from the information I have but there wasn't enough evidence to charge him.

  • An elegantly dressed man in his sixties identified as Assistant Director Carlton Summerfield had taken charge.

  • "The good thing about being in charge is the ability to make your own schedule," he replied.

  • I want you to start learning what it means to be in charge of something.

  • "No. You're in charge of this operation," Dusty said with some effort.

  • Jenn sensed the next vamp charge her and spun, burying her knife in the neck of the nearest before she lashed out with a kick at the next.

  • He's like a modern-day king who's in charge of the superheroes trying to beat down the evil villains.

  • "I'm in charge," she said, in a tone that spoke anything but what the words said.

  • There's not enough to charge him with anything, but I have to give Lydia credit; she set him up like a bowling alley.

  • Matters of warrants and probable cause escaped his wife's rationale, replaced by her conscience, which stood firmly in charge.

  • Cynthia held her young charge tightly about the shoulders.

  • No matter what they thought of his human origins, he was still the deity in charge of the underworld.

  • Granted, he was Death, and she was offering a partnership running the underworld instead of deferring to him in his role in charge of the underworld.

  • She felt secure knowing that he was in charge.

  • It could jump up and charge you.

  • He'd lived in Tokyo before Rhyn dragged him to the castle as his charge d'affairs.

  • A charge of fire tore through her, and Deidre's eyes flew open.

  • Kris chuckled, at ease with his brother despite the unprotected penthouse on the top floor of a building that could be easily leveled by a single explosive charge.

  • Katie, my brother Tamer, who's in charge of Africa, Kris grated.

  • "How much do you charge for assassinations, Gabriel?" she asked, ignoring Rhyn.

  • Before she could object, Kiki took charge again.

  • Kris heard the sickening sound of the demon.s body breaking from the distance and watched the other demons shapeshift to charge the half-demon.

  • Having spent enough time on the ship to understand the odd society, she knew better than to charge in and handle what he would consider his duty.

  • Did the charge go through?

  • The credit card is already recorded but I'll reverse the charge if you'd rather pay in cash.

  • You've already put the charge through?

  • Perhaps we should charge her for a double room when Belfair shows up.

  • I used my charge card and he'll trace us here.

  • He must have traced her by the charge slip so he knows she came here.

  • It was probably silly of me to believe Jerome could find me, just from one little charge card transaction.

  • If this husband of hers is abusive and traced her charge slip to Bird Song that quickly, he means business.

  • She just checked in, used one name to register and another name on the credit charge for the room.

  • She tried to change the credit card charge to cash later when it dawned on her the guy might be able to trace it.

  • Claire was a peanut butter blonde, gone grey, tall and well dressed, all business and definitely in charge.

  • She turned to Claire, as if acknowledging she was in charge.

  • And there's no charge.

  • He traced Edith's charge slip.

  • There was no charge for Fred, though the counter girl, with a wink at Dean, asked for age verification, telling Fred he didn't look a day over sixty.

  • Why don't they charge money?

  • Cynthia asked when Ryland mentioned there was no charge.

  • We charge Gladys for a double room and smile.

  • Dean had been successful, for a four-figure charge, in securing a one way ticket with an open ended return, from Montrose, via Denver and Chicago, to Indianapolis.

  • The John Wayne look-alike with the big belly was in charge and held up his hand for attention.

  • Unless you're going to charge me with something, get the hell out of Bird Song and leave me alone.

  • He probably had a charge card up and down Second Street!

  • We just took her word for the fact he chased down the credit card charge so quickly.

  • I will be in charge of your initiation.

  • As he left the room he called back, "Charge whatever you want to the room." 5:25 Yessss!

  • Being left in charge of your kid sister when you're not much more than a kid yourself isn't a fair test.

  • They're leaving a fool named Arnie in charge here.

  • I'm Planey, in charge of security here at the hospital.

  • I'll give you a charge of— Fire tore through her, and she gasped, the pain nearly driving her unconscious before it ceased.

  • "I don't have time," she replied, feeling worn despite the charge.

  • With his commanding air, he was accustomed to being in charge.

  • The gunman rested back on his heels to load a new laser charge pack.

  • She held her breath, expecting them to charge her.

  • It'll take a couple of days to charge.

  • She's my personal charge.

  • Toby frowned, worried as much about his human charge as his Immortal friends.

  • You can't be serious, Kris.  I'm the last person you want in charge of something important.

  • No wonder you sharp lawyers charge so much.

  • He didn't have a Texaco charge card and they don't take Visa or MasterCard," Hunter replied, and then added, "but I've driven that route.

  • He could have stopped where he could charge it.

  • The cashier shrugged but complied with his request, writing up an additional charge slip.

  • Their unknowing company at his meal was well worth the price of the charge.

  • Fred O'Connor immediately took charge and played the woman like an old harmonica.

  • The intern took charge, directing them to a small room that contained a cot.

  • Tom DeLeo continued doing legwork on the Wassermann case, a curious jurisdictional mess with the Federal boys in charge but legions of local flat feet in scattered municipalities doing their grunt work.

  • I charge him for the office space and clerical help but we operate independently.

  • As if sensing the charge around him, she withdrew.

  • Taran's skin crawled with the charge of magic in the confined chamber, and he watched Memon bend over Rissa.

  • Alex was quite a treasure and she was proud of him, but the truth was, this was the first time she had been in charge of anything so detailed and she wanted his support.

  • Alex was a good man and she still loved him, but she no longer wanted him or anyone else in charge of her life.

  • Felipa left her charge to Alex and joined Carmen in the Kitchen.

  • Any time Alex put someone else in charge, it was bound to arouse suspicion.

  • I love the way you take charge; your confidence and the way you're so fastidious about everything.

  • I need to get my act together and take charge of my life.

  • Jessi went to the door, crossing her arms at the weird charge around the kid named Jonny.

  • According to Suidas, Plato, on his departure for Sicily, left his pupils in charge of Heraclides.

  • In addition to various sounds produced at other times, an elephant when about to charge gives vent to a shrill loud 'trumpet'.

  • The Society of St Vincent de Paul was founded by Frederic Ozanam and others in 1833, in reply to a charge brought by some free-thinking contemporaries that the church no longer had the strength to inaugurate a practical enterprise.

  • The epoch-making victory of the 12th of September 1683 was ultimately decided by the charge of the Polish cavalry led by Sobieski in person.

  • They upheld the cause of the people against the moneyed interests, but the charge was often brought that they appealed to the baser passions.

  • These dates are important as they help to save Chicheley from the charge, versified by Shakespeare (Henry V.

  • Garfield himself was accused of corruption in connexion with the Credit Mobilier scandal, but the charge was never proved.

  • Hutton took charge of the literary side of the paper, and by degrees his own articles became and remained up to the last one of the best-known features of serious and thoughtful English journalism.

  • He had named them Roman patricians; the latter he had placed in charge of Florence; the former, for whom he planned to carve out a kingdom in central Italy of Parma, Piacenza, Ferrara and Urbino, he had taken with himself to Rome and married to Filiberta of Savoy.

  • His father, dying in the following year, commended him to the care and favour of his brother and successor, Henry III., who faithfully fulfilled the charge.

  • Suppose now that the sphere's earth connexion is broken and that it is carried without loss of charge inside a building at zero potential.

  • A balloon may leave the earth with a charge, or become charged through discharge of ballast.

  • Owing to observational difficulties, the exact measure of success attained is a little difficult to gauge, but it seems fairly certain that raindrops usually carry a charge.

  • Linss (6) found that an insulated conductor charged either positively or negatively lost its charge in the free atmosphere; the potential V after time t being connected with its initial value Vo by a formula of the type V = Voe - at where a is constant.

  • The percentage of the charge which is dissipated per minute is usually denoted by a + or a_ according to its sign.

  • The loss of charge is due to more than one cause, and it is difficult to attribute an absolutely definite meaning even to results obtained with the cover on.

  • a negative charge is lost much faster than a positive charge.

  • A charged body in air loses its charge in more than one way.

  • The air, as is now known, has always present in it ions, some carrying a positive and others a negative charge, and those having the opposite sign to the charged body are attracted and tend to discharge it.

  • The rate of loss of charge is thus largely dependent on the extent to which ions are present in the surrounding air.

  • The charge given up to the inner cylinder is known from its loss of potential.

  • The volume of air from which the ions have been extracted being known, a measure is obtained of the total charge on the ions, whether positive or negative.

  • I + is used to denote the charge on positive ions, I_ that on negative ions.

  • After two hours' exposure, it is wrapped round a frame supported in a given position relative to Elster and Geitel's dissipation apparatus, and the loss of charge is noted.

  • The Loss Of A Charge Is Naturally Largely Dependent On The Richness Of The Surrounding Air In Ions.

  • Table Potential, Dissipation, Ioniz If we regard the potential gradient near the ground as representing a negative charge on the earth, then if the source of supply of that charge is unaffected the gradient will rise and become high when the operations by which discharge is promoted slacken their activity.

  • Between 1500 and 4000 metres the charge inside the unit tube is much less, only 0.000040.

  • That great separation of positive and negative electricity sometimes takes place during rainfall is undoubted, and the charge brought to the ground seems preponderatingly negative.

  • At the age of eight he was taken in charge by an elder brother of his father, Howard Hastings, who held a post in the customs. After spending two years at a private, school at Newington Butts, he was moved to Westminster, where among his contemporaries occur the names of Lord Thurlow and Lord Shelburne, Sir Elijah Impey, and the poets Cowper and Churchill.

  • At an early date Hastings was placed in charge of an aurang or factory in the interior, where his duties would be to superintend the weaving of silk and cotton goods under a system of money advances.

  • A few days later Nuncomar was thrown into prison on a charge of forgery preferred by a private prosecutor, tried before the supreme court sitting in bar, found guilty by a jury of Englishmen and sentenced to be hanged.

  • Hastings always maintained that he did not cause the charge to be instituted, and the legality of Nuncomar's trial is thoroughly proved by Sir James Stephen.

  • For seven long years Hastings was upon his defence on the charge of "high crimes and misdemeanours."

  • In 1888 the Smith Observatory was built at Geneva, being maintained by William Smith, and placed in charge of Dr William Robert Brooks, professor of astronomy in Hobart College.

  • After the rising in Cheshire Cooper was arrested in Dorsetshire on a charge of corresponding with its leader Booth, but on the matter being investigated by the council he was unanimously acquitted.

  • He appears to have taken no part in the attempt to impeach Clarendon on a general charge of treason.

  • The first important recorded act of Pericles falls in 463, when he helped to prosecute Cimon on a charge of bribery, after the latter's Thasian campaign; but as the accusation could hardly have been meant seriously Pericles was perhaps put forward only as a lay-figure.

  • A scandalous charge against his mistress Aspasia, which he defeated by his personal intercession before the court, was taken very much to heart by Pericles.

  • In addition to this they prosecuted him on a charge of embezzlement, and imposed a fine of 50 talents.

  • But in the main his policy in 431-429 was sound, and the disasters of the war cannot fairly be laid to his charge.

  • In Scotland the public greens are selfsupporting, from a charge, which includes the use of bowls, of one penny an hour for each player; in London the upkeep of the greens falls on the rates, but players must provide their own bowls.

  • Macedonians, and at Prophthasia the commander of the Macedonian cavalry Philotas, the son of Parmenio, and certain others were arraigned before the army on the charge of conspiring against the king's life.

  • It is perhaps the worst crime, because the most cold-blooded and ungenerous, which can be laid to his charge.

  • It is right to add, however, that some authorities consider the accounts of his leniency to have been greatly exaggerated, and even charge him with going beyond what the edicts permitted.

  • On his arrival in Syria, Pompey reversed the decision, but, ignoring the charge of bribery brought against Scaurus, left him in command of the district.

  • During the same year, however (according to some, two years later, under Pompey's new law), Scaurus was condemned on a charge of illegal practices when a candidate for the consulship. He went into exile, and nothing further is heard of him.

  • In 1837 the membership in Great Britain and Ireland was 318,716; in foreign mission stations, 66,007; in Upper Canada, 14,000; while the American Conferences had charge of 650,678 members.

  • In 1582 Sir Archibald was appointed master of the mint in Scotland, with the sole charge of superintending the mines and minerals within the realm, and this office he held till his death in 1608.

  • Deacons, in addition to having charge of the poor and sick, might catechize, and occasionally offer public prayer or read a written sermon.

  • Her son took charge of the school in 1838.

  • Dr Burmeister was afterwards placed in charge of the provincial museum of Buenos Aires, and devoted himself to the acquisition of a collection of fossil remains, now in the La Plata museum, which ranks among the best of the world.

  • for each man, woman, and child in the republic. About 71% of this charge was on account of national expenditures, and 29% provincial and municipal expenditures.

  • The personal and habitation tax consists in fact of two different taxes, one imposing a fixed capitation charge on all citizens alike of every department, the charge, however, varying according to the department from I fc. 50 c. (Is.

  • Save for the small item of military expenditure Tunisia is no charge to the French exchequer.

  • At last one cast a stone towards the boat, which earned him a charge of small shot in the leg.

  • The depot was abandoned; the men in charge had quitted the place the same day, believing that Burke and those with him were lost.

  • The allegations made con cerning the Chinese really amounted to a charge of undue 1 Australia, it may be noted, has woman's suffrage in all the states (Victoria, the last, adopting it in November 1908), and for the federal assembly.

  • From 1825 to 1827 he acted as assistant viceconsul at Lisbon, where his uncle, Barthelemy de Lesseps, was the French charge d'affaires.

  • But his courage did not fail him, and in his last year, in a public Latin letter, he exhorted his friend John Campanus to maintain freedom of thought in face of the charge of heresy., See Hegler, in Hauck's Realencyklopildie (1899); C. A.

  • The Straits Settlements - Singapore, Malacca and Penang - were ruled from India until 1867, when they were erected into a crown colony under the charge of the Colonial Office.

  • He was sent to the Marshalsea, and a few years later was indicted on a charge of praemunire on refusing the oath when tendered him by his diocesan, Bishop Home of Winchester.

  • He challenged the legality of Horne's consecration, and a special act of parliament was passed to meet the point, while the charge against Bonner was withdrawn.

  • Shortly afterwards he joined Essex with sixty horse, and was present at Edgehill, where his troop was one of the few not routed by Rupert's charge, Cromwell himself being mentioned among those officers who "never stirred from their troops but fought till the last minute."

  • According to Clarendon the latter, though frequently victorious in a charge, dale, subsequently falling upon and defeating the royalist centre, and pursuing the fugitives as far as the outskirts of Leicester.

  • In particular, his acceptance of the crown would have guaranteed his followers, under the act of Henry VII., from liability in the future to the charge of high treason for having given allegiance to himself as a de facto king.

  • At first he speaks with complacence of a melee, and reports that he and his men "agreed to charge" the enemy.

  • The Royalist cavalry was disorganized by victory as often as by defeat, and illustrated on numerous fields the now discredited maxim that cavalry cannot charge twice in one day.

  • The swift, unhesitating charge was more than unusual in the wars of the time, and was possible only because of the peculiar earnestness of the men who fought the English war.

  • DEWAS, two native states of India, in the Malwa Political Charge of Central India, founded in the first half of the 18th century by two brothers, Punwar Mahrattas, who came into Malwa with the peshwa, Baji Rao, in 1728.

  • This charge is denied by his apologists; and though his methods were attacked by good Catholics like Johann Hass, he was elected prior of the Dominicans in Glogau in i 505.

  • He was educated at Glasgow university, where he had a brilliant academic career; and having entered the ministry of the Presbyterian Church, he returned to Canada and obtained a pastoral charge in Halifax, Nova Scotia, which he held from 1863 to 1877.

  • A bent spring possesses energy, for it is capable of doing work in returning to its natural form; a charge of gunpowder possesses energy, for it is capable of doingwork in exploding; aLeyden jar charged with electricity possesses energy, for it is capable of doing work in being discharged.

  • An intelligent creature, or "demon," possessed of unlimited powers of vision, is placed in charge of each door, with instructions to open the door whenever a particle in A comes towards it with more than a certain velocity V, and to keep it closed against all particles in A moving with less than this velocity, but, on the other hand, to open the door whenever a particle in B approaches it with less than a certain velocity v, which is not greater than V, and to keep it closed against all particles in B moving with a greater velocity than this.

  • RAJPUTANA, a collection of native states in India, under the political charge of an agent to the governor-general, who resides at Abu in the Aravalli Hills.

  • Religious officials and shepherds in charge of flocks were exempt.

  • The judges at Babylon seem to have formed a superior court to those of provincial towns, but a defendant might elect to answer the charge before the local court and refuse to plead at Babylon.

  • If the positive is called the signalling current, the line will be charged positively each time a signal is sent; but as soon as the signal is completed a negative charge is communicated FIG.

  • After a very short interval of time, the length of which depends on the inductive retardation of the cable, the condensers corresponding to C 1 and C3 at the other end begin to be charged from the cable, and since the charge of C3 passes through the receiving instrument I or G the signal is recorded.

  • When the key is released the condensers and cables at once begin to return to zero potential, and if the key is depressed and released several times in rapid succession the cable is divided into sections of varying potential, which travel rapidly towards the receiving end, and indicate their arrival there by producing corresponding fluctuations in the charge of the condenser C3.

  • Under the then existing telegraphic tariff the charge in Great Britain was a shilling for a twenty-word message over a distance not exceeding ioo miles; is.

  • For a message between Great Britain and Ireland the charge ranged from 3s.

  • in the charge had been followed by an increase of 80 per cent.

  • in the charge had been followed by an increase of 85 per cent.

  • for 15 words with an additional porterage charge for delivery beyond a certain distance, and in 1866 the tariff was raised to is.

  • The electrical condition of the cable was then excellent, but unfortunately the electrician in charge, Wildman Whitehouse, conceived the wrong idea that it should be worked by currents of high potential.

  • The antenna has at one moment a static electrical charge distributed upon it, and lines of electric force stretch from it to the surrounding earth.

  • In order to produce electric oscillations in the system, the first or alternating current transformer must charge the condenser connected to its secondary terminals, but must not produce a permanent electric arc between the balls.

  • The impedance of the primary or alternator circuit is so adjusted that when both the chokers are in circuit the current flowing is not sufficient to charge the condensers; but when one choker is short-circuited the impedance is reduced so that the condenser is charged, but the alternating arc is not formed.

  • Thus, for instance, when using an induction coil or transformer to charge a condenser, it is not generally convenient to make more than 50 discharges per second, but each of these may create a train of oscillations consisting of, say, 20 to 50 waves.

  • Varley, who proposed to make use of it in a telegraphic receiving instrument.4 In Dolbear's instrument one plate of a condenser was a flexible diaphragm, connected with the telephone line in such a way that the varying electric potential produced by the action of the transmitting telephone caused an increased or diminished charge in the condenser.

  • This alteration of charge caused a corresponding change in the mutual attraction of the plates of the condenser; hence the flexible plate was made to copy the vibrations of the diaphragm of the transmitter.

  • The company consented to free intercommunication between its subscribers and those of the Post Office, and undertook to charge rates identical with those charged by the Post Office.

  • Another method of charge, known as the " measured service rate," is de - signed to make the subscriber pay in proportion to the quality and quantity of the service he takes.

  • Here in the year 1300 new factions, subdividing the old Guelphs and Ghibellines under the names of Neri and Bianchi, had acquired such force that Boniface VIII., a violently Guelph pope, called in Charles of Valois to pacify the republic and undertake the charge of Italian affairs.

  • Murat, left in command of the Grand Army at of ?VapoVilna, abandoned his charge and in the next year made Icons overtures to the allies who coalesced against Napoleon.

  • Venice alone still held out; after Novara the Piedmontcse commissioners withdrew and Manin again took charge of the government.

  • In the duchy of Modena an insurrection had broken out, and after Magenta Duke Francis joined the Austrian army in Lombardy, leaving a regency in charge.

  • After obtaining the establishment of an apostolic prefecture in Eritrea under the charge of Italian Franciscans, Baratieri expelled from the colony the French Lazarist missionaries for their alleged complicity in the Bath-Agos insurrection; and in March 1895 undertook the conquest of Tigr.

  • In June 1675 he signed the paper of advice drawn up by the bishops for the king, urging the rigid enforcement of the laws against the Roman Catholics, their complete banishment from the court, and the suppression of conventicles, 2 and a bill introduced by him imposing special taxes on recusants and subjecting Roman Catholic priests to imprisonment for life was only thrown out as too lenient because it secured offenders from the charge of treason.

  • Later criticism, orthodox and heterodox, upon the English deists inclines to charge them with the conception of a divine absentee, who wound up the machine of nature and left it to run untended.

  • - dwells so much upon the rewards of goodness, as bribes (we must almost say) to rational self-love, that some have called Butler himself an ethical hedonist; though his sermon on the " Love of God " ought surely to free him from that charge.

  • prevents any one from being arrested on the appeal of a woman, except on a charge of causing the death of her husband.

  • The plan was unsuccessful, and soon after his return to Paris Brissot was lodged in the Bastille on the charge of having published a work against the government.

  • The traditional charge of cannibalism has been very persistent; but it is entirely denied by the islanders themselves, and is now and probably always has been untrue.

  • For some time sickness and mortality were excessively large, but the reclamation of swamp and clearance of jungle on an extensive scale by Colonel Henry Man when in charge (1868-1870), had a most beneficial effect, and the health of the settlement has since been notable.

  • c. 71, tithe has become, except in a few rare cases, tithe rent charge, and its recovery has been entirely an operation of secular law.

  • Dio Cassius and Capitolinus charge Faustina with the most shameless infidelity to her husband, who is even blamed for not paying heed to her crimes.

  • In his speech Cicero briefly dismisses the charge of assassination, the main question being the distribution of the provinces, which was the real cause of the quarrels between DeIotarus and his relatives.

  • Just south of the city is Kemper Hall, a Protestant Episcopal school for girls, under the charge of the Sisters of St Mary, opened in 1870 as a memorial to Jackson Kemper (1789-1870), the first missionary bishop (1835-1859), and the first bishop of Wisconsin (1854-1870) of the Protestant Episcopal Church.

  • Should the accused, after the testimony against him had been made public, continue to deny the charge, he was to be condemned as impenitent.

  • Again imprisoned, this time on a charge of witchcraft, he escaped from captivity in 1 59 1, and was deprived by parliament of his lands and titles; as an outlaw his career was one of extraordinary lawlessness.

  • A company to finance his case was formed in 1905, and in the autumn of 1907 he instituted a charge of perjury against Mr Herbert Druce, T.

  • The charge of perjury at once collapsed and was withdrawn on January 6th, the opening of the grave definitely putting an end to the story of an identity between the two men.

  • When his father was sent as minister to Great Britain in 1825 he accompanied him as secretary of the American legation, and when his father returned home on account of ill health he remained as charge d'affaires until August 1826.

  • The line is traced through biblical teachers to Ezra, the first of the Sopherim or scribes, who handed on the charge to the "men of the Great Synagogue," a much-discussed term for a body or succession of teachers inaugurated by Ezra.

  • To meet the charge he resigned in March 1893, but again took office, and only retired with the rest of the Freycinet ministry.

  • 4), David took charge.

  • The only telescope erected in the establishment when he took it in charge was the transit instrument, and to this he vigorously devoted himself.

  • In 1896 a 5% loan of £1,667,000 was issued, and the debt was subsequently increased, until on January I, 1909, it was £27,692,795, and in the same year the annual debt charge amounted to £2,185,347.

  • His father, consul in 487, seems to have died soon after; for Boetius states that, when he was bereaved of his parent, men of the highest rank took him under their charge (De Con.

  • uniformly assign these treatises to Boetius, they are to be regarded as his; that it is probable that Symmachus and John (who afterwards became Pope) were the men of highest distinction who took charge of him when he lost his father; and that these treatises are the first-fruits of his studies, which he dedicates to his guardians and benefactors.

  • As a result of the commissioners' report negotiations were set on foot for the adjustment of the Liberian debt and the placing of United States officials in charge of the Liberian customs. In July 1910 it was announced that the American government, acting in general agreement with Great Britain, France and Germany, would take charge of the finances, military organization, agriculture and boundary questions of the re public. A loan for £400,000 was also arranged.

  • Besides notices elsewhere, we find the charge specially dealt with by St Augustine and his friends.

  • army is one of the principal officers in the war department, the head of the bureau for army correspondence, with the charge of the records, recruiting, issue of commissions, &c. Individual American states also have their own adjutant-general, with cognate duties regarding the state militia.

  • Under this system each consignment of freight is compelled to pay its share of the terminal expense, independently of distance, plus a mileage charge proportionate to the length of the journey or haul.

  • This classification is based partly upon special conditions of service, which make some articles more economical to carry than others (with particular reference to the question whether the goods are offered to the companies in car-loads or in small parcels), but chiefly with regard to the commercial value of the article, and its consequent ability to bear a high charge or a low one.

  • So large a part of the railway charge is of the nature of a tax, that there seem to be a priori reasons for leaving the taxing powers in the hands of the agents of the government.

  • The so-called " long-and-short-haul clause," which forbade a greater charge for a long than for a short haul over the same line, if circumstances were substantially similar, was also robbed of all its vitality by court decision.

  • The law forbids a railway or any other common carrier to charge more for a short haul than for a long haul over the same line, unless, in special cases, it is authorized to do so by the Commission.

  • In Hungary and Russia a zone-tariff system is in operation, whereby the charge per mile decreases progressively with the length of the journey, the traveller paying according to the number of zones he has passed through and not simply according to the distance traversed.

  • The first dining car in England was run experimentally by the Great Northern railway between London and Leeds in 1879, and now such vehicles form a common feature on express trains, being available for all classes of passengers without extra charge beyond the amount payable for food.

  • A charge of 7s.

  • On the other hand, where, as in America, the great volume of freight is raw material and crude food-stuffs, and the distances are great, a low charge per unit of transportation is more important than any consideration such as quickness of delivery; therefore full car-loads of freight are massed into enormous trains, which run unbroken for distances of perhaps 1000 m.

  • He was somewhat reserved in manner, and this led to the charge in political circles that he was cold and unsympathetic; but no one gathered around him more devoted and loyal friends, and his dignified bearing in and out of office commanded the hearty respect of his countrymen.

  • A charge of heresy was brought against him, but he escaped to France, and established himself as a merchant at Rouen or Dieppe, where he lived un - molested until his death in 1553, although attempts were made by the Scottish community there to bring further charges against him.

  • In search of materials for this purpose, Pertz made a prolonged tour through Germany and Italy, and on his return in 1823 he received at the instance of Stein the principal charge of the publication of Monumenta germaniae historica, texts of all the more important historical writers on German affairs down to the year 1500, as well as of laws, imperial and regal archives, and other valuable documents, such as letters, falling within this period.

  • On the 2nd Anne herself was committed to the Tower on a charge of adultery with various persons, including her own brother, Lord Rochford.

  • A principal witness for the charge of incest was Rochford's own wife, a woman of infamous character, afterwards executed for complicity in the intrigues of Catherine Howard.

  • At the London International Exhibition of 1851 he had charge of the department of machinery, and wrote a report on the machinery and tools on view at that exhibition.

  • The works were to be operated by the government foi ten years, and the cost assessed against the holders of the land.1 At the conclusion of this period the system was to pass into the control of the landholders, with no further charge by the government.

  • along the dividing line between that state and 1 The public lands are open to entry free of charge, but the government withholds the title until all the payments for water have been made.

  • At the outbreak of the war with Spain he was placed in charge of the N.

  • With a party of congressmen he visited the Philippines on a tour of inspection July-September 1905, and in September 1906, on the downfall of the Cuban republic and the intervention of America, he took temporary charge of affairs in that island (September - October).

  • In a criminal charge, a proces-verbal is a statement of the facts of the case.

  • Other peoples were introduced, officers were placed in charge, and the usual tribute re-imposed.

  • He seems to regard this body of literature as the answer to the charge that the Jews had contributed nothing useful for human life.

  • Philip, who had been left in charge of Palestine pending the decision and had won the respect of Varus, became tetrarch of Batanaea, Trachonitis and Auranitis, with ioo talents.

  • Such incidents were the Damascus charge of ritual murder (1840), the forcible baptism of the Italian child Mortara (1858), and the Russian pogroms at various dates.

  • The "correctness" of his attitude on all public questions won for him the commendation of Catholic writers; he is not included in Nicol Burne's list of "periurit apostatis"; but his policy and influence were misliked by James VI., who, when the Assembly had elected Arbuthnot to the charge of the church of St Andrews, ordered him to return to his duties at King's College.

  • In 1772 he was appointed by Wesley "general assistant" in charge of the work in America, and although superseded by an older preacher, Thomas Rankin (1738-1810), in 1773, he remained practically in control.

  • He was arrested on a charge of indecent assault upon a young woman in a railway carriage, and was sentenced to a year's imprisonment and a fine.

  • But in that case it might be difficult to find a systematic philosopher who would escape the charge of mysticism; and it is better to remain by long-established and serviceable distinctions.

  • He was put in charge of the Red Cross organization on the German front, and it fell to him to search for the corpse of the unfortunate Samsonov.

  • When the March Revolution of 1917 broke out Guchkov was called in to take charge of the Ministry of War.

  • In 1899 he was brought to trial on a charge of misappropriating state funds, and, although he was acquitted, the feeling among the reform element in his own party was so bitter against him that the legislature was deadlocked and his re-election was postponed for two years.

  • Louis Charles was then separated from his mother and aunt to be put in his father's charge, except for a few hours daily, but was restored to the women when Louis was isolated from his family at the beginning of his trial in December.

  • It is nevertheless certain that during the first half of 1794 he was very strictly secluded; he had no special guardian, but was under the charge of guards changed from day to day.

  • He was then cleansed and re-clothed, his room cleaned, and during the day he was visited by his new attendant, a creole and a compatriot of Josephine de Beauharnais, named Jean Jacques Christophe Laurent (1770--1807), who had from the 8th of November onwards assistance for his charge from a man named Gomin.

  • In this charge David increased his reputation as a soldier and became a general favourite.

  • The elders are the first or oldest teachers of congregations, for which there is no regular bishop. They have charge of the meetings of such congregations, and participate in excommunication proceedings, besides which they preach, exhort, baptize, and may, when needed, take the offices of the deacons.

  • He must have been elected fellow of Magdalen some years before; and as master of Magdalen College school he had under his charge three sons of Thomas Grey, first marquess of Dorset.

  • and the pope, to prevent his fall involved him in a charge of treason.

  • The familiar charge, repeated in Shakespeare, of having written Ego et meus rex, while true in fact, is false in intention, because no Latin scholar could put the words in any other order; but it reflects faithfully enough Wolsey's mental attitude.

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