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  • I dictated the bill number.

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  • It is clear enough that, although, like her father, she was fond of ritual, she was absolutely devoid of the religious temperament, and that her ecclesiastical preferences were dictated by political considerations.

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  • Fred's somber mood dictated restraint.

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  • The emperor was, moreover, imperfectly acquainted with the degree of preparation of his adversaries' designs, and when he dictated his preliminary orders he was still unaware of the direction that the allies' advance would assume.

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  • "Short and energetic!" he remarked when he had read over the proclamation which he had dictated straight off without corrections.

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  • Already at Cherasco and Leoben he had dictated the preliminaries of peace to the courts of Turin and Vienna quite independently of the French Directory.

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  • If these lines were dictated by a jealousy of the growing ascendancy of Ennius, the life of Naevius must have been prolonged considerably beyond 204, the year in which Ennius began his career as an author in Rome.

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  • As, in this matter, the behaviour of the authorities of the French Academy in Rome had been dictated by the tradition of subservience to authority, he used his influence to get it suppressed.

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  • His regard for the young nobleman' last named dictated the omission in the later editions of his Moral Sentiments of the name of the celebrated ancestor of the duke, whom he had associated with Mandeville as author of one of the "licentious systems" reviewed in the seventh part of that work.

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  • After breakfast Napoleon in de Beausset's presence dictated his order of the day to the army.

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  • I considered telling her the tipster was ill and out of service for a few days but common sense dictated that doing so might encourage someone to commit a crime in the tipster's absence.

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  • No one who reads his private correspondence will admit that even his least defensible acts were dictated by dishonourable motives.

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  • A Spanish viceroy in Milan and another in Naples, supported by Rome and by the minor princes who followed the policy dictated to them from Madfid, were sufficient to preserve the whole peninsula in a state of somnolent inglorious servitude.

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  • It was provided that a person was to be prohibited from landing in Australia who failed to write in any prescribed language fifty words dictated to him by the commonwealth officer supervising immigration.

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  • Its terms, dictated a natural suspicion on the part of the Italian government,)ulated that it should only become effective in the event of issia declaring war on Austria within three months.

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  • Andrew Jackson Davis was in America the most prominent example of such persons; his work, The Principles of Nature, Her Divine Revelations (New York, 1847), was alleged to have been dictated in "clairvoyant" trance, and before 1848 his followers were expecting a new religious revelation.

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  • The work is declared to have been dictated by the saint in her father's house in Siena, a little before she went to Rome, and to have been completed on the 13th of October 1378.

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  • In certain cases the wish to carry elsewhere the cult of a favourite or ancestral cult, may have dictated the manufacture of images that declare themselves and reveal at a glance whose they are.

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  • When he replayed his dictated first draft, the report seemed dry but the evidence produced an overwhelming endorsement that there was no logical reason why Jeffrey Byrne might skip.

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  • He returned to Europe possessed of a vast store of knowledge respecting the eastern parts of the world, and, being afterwards made a prisoner by the Genoese, he dictated the narrative of his travels during his captivity.

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  • In his study - a tower of refuge, separate from the house, which he has minutely described - he read, wrote, dictated, meditated, inscribed moral sentences which still remain on the walls and rafters, annotated his books, some of which are still in existence, and in other ways gave himself up to a learned ease.

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  • That was his 'final answer' look which dictated there should be no more discussion.

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  • I was, for a reason known to God alone, much more calm than the situation dictated.

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  • vapour of the atmosphere is caused in part by vertical movements of the atmosphere involving heat changes and apparently independent of the surface upon which precipitation occurs; but in greater part it is dictated by the form and altitude of the land surface and the direction of the prevailing winds, which itself is largely influenced by the land.

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  • Napoleon had now perfected his arrangements for the invasion of Belgium, and his army was organized definitely in two wings and a reserve; the latter being so placed that it could be brought "into action on either wing as circumstances dictated."

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  • The wonder is that he did not now order Lobau to move to some intermediate position, such as Wangenies, where he would be available for either wing as circumstances dictated.

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  • Here too the first steps were taken as the exigencies of the moment dictated.

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  • The operations of naval forces in the New World were largely dictated by the facts that from June to October are the hurricane months in the West Indies, while from October to June includes the stormy winter of the northern coast.

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  • The necessity for defence from hostile attacks, economy of space and convenience of access from one part of the community to another, by degrees dictated a more compact and orderly arrangement of the buildings of a monastic coenobium.

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  • He argued that the determination of the tribunal must be grounded upon "the principles of right," that "by the rule or principle of right was meant a moral rule dictated by the general standard of justice upon which civilized nations are agreed, that this international standard of justice is but another name for international law, that the particular recognized rules were but cases of the application of a more general rule, and that where the particular rules were silent the general rule applied."

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  • They professed to raise spirits by incantation; and Kelly dictated the utterances to Dee, who wrote them down and interpreted them.

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  • The choice of this officer rested nominally with the house itself, but in practice was always dictated by the court.

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  • On one occasion (July 1839) French officers abrogated the laws (particularly against the importation of liquor), dictated treaties, extorted $20,000 and by force of arms procured privileges for Roman Catholic 1 priests in the country; and at another time (February 1843) a British officer, Captain Paulet of the " Carysfort," went so far as to take possession of Oahu and establish a commission for its government.

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  • The "class of usefulness" was divided into three groups, agricultural, mechanical and educational, with such subdivisions as necessity dictated, and an exact account of labour was kept.

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  • succeeded in restricting the omnipotence of their master for their own ends, it must invariably have been the Curia that dictated its wishes to the Church and to Europe.

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  • When it was retrieved by a signal victory, Diocletian advanced to Nisibis and thence dictated terms of peace by which Mesopotamia to the Tigris was definitely ceded to Rome (298).

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  • Her mere actions were, like those of other and humbler people, dictated by the conditions in which she lived.

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  • This indifference is not dictated by any realization that death means annihilation of the personality.

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  • Such examples might be multiplied unendingly, but enough has been said to show that the attitude of civilized man towards the sphinx-riddle of his end has been in part dictated and is even still influenced by the savage belief that to die is unnatural.

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  • Moreover, the same business considerations which dictated those early marriages clashed equally with the strict theory of knighthood.

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  • It was a peace practically dictated by the Dutch, and involved a complete surrender of everything for which Spain had so long fought.

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  • 4 2 3-5 10), corresponds with a Latin version dictated to his young pupil.

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  • They were, however, outnumbered by their enemies, and it was the Romanist majority which dictated the terms of the decree, which was laid before the diet in September, enjoining a return to religious conformity within seven months.

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  • This attitude had been dictated partly by -his constitutional timidity, partly by the desire to annex Hanover, to which Austria and Russia at .jena.

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  • The campaign ended in the crushing defeat of Wagram (July 6) and the humiliating treaty of peace dictated by Napoleon at the palace of Schdnbrunn in Vienna (October 14).

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  • that the grant of a popular constitution would be fatal to the Prussian monarchy, this was through no love of Prussia; the Carlsbad Decrees and the Vienna Final Act were designed to keep Germany quiet, lest the sleep of Austria should be disturbed; the lofty claims of the Troppau Protocol were but to cover an Austrian aggression directed to purely Austrian ends; and in the Eastern Question, the moral support given to the " legitimate " authority of the sultan over the " rebel " Greeks was dictated solely by the interest of Austria in maintaining the integrity of Turkey.

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  • For example, he seems to have occasionally dictated the same sura to different persons in slightly different terms. In such cases, no doubt, he may have partly intended to introduce improvements; and so long as the difference was merely in expression, without affecting the sense, it could occasion no perplexity to his followers.

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  • The present writer sees no reason to doubt that the idea of a national, as opposed to earlier local chronicles, was inspired by Alfred, who may even have dictated, or at least revised, the entries relating to his own campaigns; while for the earlier parts pre-existing materials, both oral and written, were utilized.

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  • His reign was marked by friendly relations with the Ottoman sultan Mahommed II., whose capture of Constantinople (1453) was the cause of great rejoicings in Egypt, but also by violent excesses on the part of the Mamelukes, who dictated the sultans policy.

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  • His resignation, dictated by Crower.

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  • Justinian was rather quick than strong or profound; his policy does not strike one as the result of deliberate and well-considered views, but dictated by the hopes and fancies of the moment.

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  • But he opposed the revolutionary innovations dictated by ignorant and popular prejudices.

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  • The requirement to write answers to questions written or dictated, to satisfy a practical test (other than in teaching), and a clinical test in medicine, appear to be of later date.'

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  • Telegraphs.-The inception of the Persian Gulf telegraphs, which formed the first links in an intercontinental chain, was dictated not by local interests, but by broad considerations of national advantage.

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  • He took up his residence at Utrecht, where he dictated a record of his career, published in 1902 under the title of The Memoirs of Paul Kruger.

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  • He was a man of great energy, but all his actions seem to have been dictated by no higher motives than ambition and lust of power.

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  • These brilliant successes atoned for the disgrace of the convention of Wargaon in 1779, when the Mahrattas dictated terms to a Bombay force, but the war was protracted until 1782.

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  • In the following year the same general advanced from Patna into the valley of Katmandu, and finally dictated the terms which had before been rejected, within a few miles of the capital.

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  • By the terms of peace then dictated the infant son of Ranjit, Dhuleep Singh, was recognized as raja; the Jullundur Doab, or tract between the Sutlej and the Ravi, was annexed; the Sikh army was limited to a specified number; Major Henry Lawrence was appointed to be resident at Lahore; and a British force was detailed to garrison the Punjab for a period of eight years.

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  • In the first place, the policy of Lord Dalhousie, exactly in proportion as it had been dictated by the most honourable considerations, was utterly distasteful to the native mind.

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  • He again served in the Senate (after 1872, being chairman of the committee on foreign relations) from 1867 until 1877, when he resigned to make room for his son, whose election he dictated.

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  • King James was the author of a chronicle of his own life, written or dictated apparently at different times, which is a very fine example of autobiographical literature.

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  • His cabinet in great part Ad been dictated to him in r 809 by a senatorial clique, and it was hopelessly discordant; for two years he was to all intents and purposes his own secretary of state, Robert Smith being a mere figure-head of whom he gladly got rid in 181 r, giving Monroe the vacant place.

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  • At the close of the war between Chile and Peru (1879-1883), the terms of the treaty of Ancon (signed by representatives of the two countries on the 10th of October 1883) were practically dictated by Chile, and by one of the provisions the Peruvian provinces of Tacna and Arica were to be occupied and exploited by Chile for a period of ten years, when a plebiscite should be taken of their inhabitants to determine whether they would remain with Chile or return to Peru, the country acquiring the two provinces in this manner to pay the other $10,000,000.

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  • The foreign policy of Venice was likewise mainly dictated by commercial motives, the chief objectives being commercial privilege in the Byzantine empire and in the Frankish states in the East, domination of the Adriatic, 1 H.

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  • The letter, which is only printed in fragments, is not in Anne's style, and if genuine was probably dictated by the Churchills.

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  • This devotion to the church, the strongest of all motives in Anne's conduct, dictated her hesitating attitude towards the two great parties in the state.

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  • According to the duchess she had "a certain knack of sticking to what had been dictated to her to a degree often very disagreeable, and without the least sign of understanding or judgment."

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  • Similarly, the comparatively small destructiveness of modern plague, even in India, may be explained by the improved sanitary conditions and energetic measures dictated by modern knowledge.

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  • As originally dictated, Beowulf probably contained the story outlined at the beginning of this article, with the addition of one or two of the episodes relating to the hero himself - among them the legend of the swimmiug-match.

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  • It was a happy thought that dictated the plan of the book, to furnish a meditative religious lyric for each Sunday of the year, and for each saint's day and festival of the English Church.

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  • This man translated to him out of Chaldee into Hebrew, while Jerome dictated to a shorthand writer his own translation into Latin.

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  • In March 1677 a peace congress began its sessions at Nijmwegen; and in the beginning of April 1678 the French king dictated the terms of a general pacification.

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  • Paul commonly dictated his letters.

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  • (14th of August 1790) was on the terms dictated by him.

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  • He then dictated a new oath of allegiance, and every one signed it without hesitation.

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  • This relation is the peculiarity, the cross, of man; and when it is said that virtue consists in following nature, we mean that it consists in pursuing the course of conduct dictated by this superior faculty.

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  • The composition of Latin verse was the chief amusement of Julius in his later years, and he daily dictated to his son from eighty to a hundred lines, and sometimes more.

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  • Theophile was the acknowledged leader of a set of Parisian libertines, whose excesses seem to have been chiefly dictated by a general hatred of restraint.

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  • Their creation, moreover, was generally dictated by political circumstances, after the incorporation of a province in the domain of the Crown.

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  • Le Livre des tournois, a book of ceremonial, and the allegorical romance, Conqueste qu'un chevalier nomme le Cuer d'amour espris feist d'une dame appelee Doulce Mercy, with other works ascribed to him, were perhaps dictated to his secretaries, or at least compiled under his direction.

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  • It is said to have been dictated, which may possibly account in some degree for the singular vivacity and picturesqueness of the style.

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  • Indeed this policy was dictated by the character and position of the British government, and had been followed in the main since the conference of Aix-la-Chapelle in 1818.

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  • After some defeats, Venice was victorious and dictated peace; Carrara had to pay a huge indemnity and ask the republic's pardon (1373).

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  • It was in these circumstances that he dictated to his servant, a tailor's apprentice, who was absolutely devoid of mathematical knowledge, his Anleitung zur Algebra (1770), a work which, though purely elementary, displays the mathematical genius of its author, and is still reckoned one of the best works of its class.

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  • The day before his death he had dictated three replies to questions on affairs of state, and his last words were "Esto perpetua."

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  • And repeatedly, when they had Edward at their mercy and might have dictated what terms they pleased to him, they failed to rise to the situation.

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  • But his conduct seemed dictated by absolute infatuation; he might have fought, or he might have fled to his father-in-law in France, if he judged his troops untrustworthy.

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  • Warwick and the other leading men of the party dictated a compromise, by which Henry was to reign for the term of his Richard of natural life, but Duke Richard was to be recognized York de- as his heir and to succeed him on the throne.

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  • This was the purely political feeling against the tyranny of the papacy, and the abuses of the national church, which in early ages had given supporters to William the Conqueror and Henry II., which had dictated the statutes of Mortmain and of Praemunire.

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  • in 1535, the subsequent experience of other, even Catholic, countries give collateral support to the conclusions of the visitors appointed by Cromwell, although they were dictated by a desire not to deal out impartial justice, but to find reasons for a policy already adopted in principle.

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  • They knew that his blandishments were dictated by ulterior designs, and that the absorption of England in the Habsburg empire was his ultimate aim.

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  • The seclusion of these rural sojourns, originally dictated by delicate health, was as wholesome to the mind as to the body.

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  • It may have been dictated by Shaftesbury.

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  • In the Sermons, indeed (1729), Butler seems to treat conscience and calm benevolence as permanently allied though distinct principles, but in the Dissertation on Virtue, appended to the Analogy (1739), he maintains that the conduct dictated by conscience will often differ widely from that to which mere regard for the production of happiness would prompt.

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  • He had then marched to Heraeon on the Propontis, and had dictated a peace to Cersobleptes.

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  • The chief differences between Burnet's original draft as represented by the Bodleian MS. and the printed history consist in a more lenient view generally of individuals, a modification of the censure levelled at the Anglican clergy, changes obviously dictated by a general variation in his point of view, and a more cautious account of personal matters such as his early relations with Lauderdale.

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  • the worst expedients dictated by the suspicious temper of the French convention of 1790 were adopted.

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  • If Pisani had directed his course to Genoa itself, which was thrown into a panic by the defeat at Anzio, it is possible that he might have dictated peace, but he thought his squadron too weak, and preferred to follow the Genoese galleys which had fled to Famagusta.

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  • Colour, dress, attitude, grouping of figures are all dictated by traditional rules, set out in regular manuals.

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  • Their cannibalism seems to have been dictated by taste, for it was never associated with their religion, the sacrifices to their gods being always swine.

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  • of Naples, Victor Emmanuel foreseeing international difficulties wrote to the chief of the red shirts asking him not to cross the Straits; but Garibaldi, although acting throughout in the name of His Majesty, refused to obey and continued his victorious march, for he knew that the king's letter was dictated by diplomatic considerations rather than by his own personal desire.

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  • Most people in native cultures eating diets dictated by availability experienced vibrant health.

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  • In most cases, treatment is continued for about three months, with further therapy dictated by regular blood biochemistry assessment.

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  • bow thruster size may be dictated by the pre-installed tube size.

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  • branch campus model dictated by the Higher Education Act, 1997.

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  • We have been dictated to by unelected bureaucrats in Brussels for far too long.

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  • Most foreign providers have withdrawn, leaving only a handful committed to the branch campus model dictated by the Higher Education Act, 1997.

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  • Retraining will be offered through local mechanisms where career aspirations change, progress is deemed to be unsatisfactory or if dictated by manpower considerations.

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  • dictated the pace of the game in the second half.

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  • dictated by availability experienced vibrant health.

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  • dictated by literary considerations.

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  • dictated by circumstances on the location of cameras and controls.

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  • Being part of the Issues in Society series, the format of the text is largely dictated to Scambler.

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  • dictated which type of pedals I went for.

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  • dictated according to status and position.

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  • eating diets dictated by availability experienced vibrant health.

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  • It would by no means be the first time that the content of a Shakespeare play was dictated by political expediency.

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  • The minimum level may be dictated by control issues or the ability of the resource to overcome friction.

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  • People who could wear the color indigo was dictated by English Law!

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  • memS design is strongly coupled to the packaging requirements, which in turn are dictated by the application environment.

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  • The problem is this: your combat mind-set is not dictated by the amount of danger to which you are exposed at the time.

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  • modus operandi of organizations at the interface are generally dictated by their sources of funding.

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  • Perhaps the social mores simply dictated ' plain ' .

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  • morphology of the crystal was clearly dictated by the template.

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  • The upper ceiling of the market is dictated more by income multiples rather than interest rates at the present time.

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  • The jurisdiction for granting probate for a will was dictated either by where the deceased owned property or where they died.

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  • So my low self-confidence dictated my attitude and my actions followed suit.

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  • Again the conditions dictated the racing with a repeat of the downwind slalom followed by a bit of a haul back to the start.

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  • But the reality is that today's designers have to work within a regulatory straitjacket dictated by the FIA rules.

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  • Then, secondly, there arose the question whether the methods of exact science sufficed to explain the connexion of phenomena, or whether for the explanation of this the thinking mind was forced to resort to some hypothesis not immediately verifiable by observation, but dictated by higher aspirations and interests.

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  • dictated the terms of a general pacification, and Charles XI., who bitterly resented "the insufferable tutelage" of the French king, was forced at last to acquiesce in a peace which at least left his empire practically intact.

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  • This assurance, dictated by Jules Ferry to Barthlmy Saint Hilaire in the presence of the Italian ambassador, and by him telegraphed en ci air to Rome, was considered a binding pledge that France would not materially alter the status quo in Tunisia.

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  • Alembert continued to the end to lead the quiet and frugal life dictated by his limited means as well as his simple tastes.

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  • The space enclosed by the outer wall was left unoccupied after the Persian wars in deference to an oracular response apparently dictated by military considerations, the maintenance of an open zone being desirable for the defence of the citadel.

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  • This defect appears most strongly in his treatment of Joan of Arc; and the attack on Agnes Sorel seems to have been dictated by the dauphin (afterwards Louis XI.), then a refugee in Burgundy, of whom he was afterwards to become a severe critic. He was not, however, misled, as his more picturesque predecessor Froissart had been, by feudal and chivalric tradition into misconception of the radical injustice of the English cause in France; and except in isolated instances where Burgundian interests were at stake, he did full justice to the patriotism of Frenchmen.

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  • Abandoned by a number of his cardinals, condemned by most of the powers, deprived of his dominions by condottieri who shamelessly invoked the authority of the council, the pope made concession after concession, and ended on the 15th of December 1 433 by a pitiable surrender of all the points at issue in a bull, the terms of which were dictated by the fathers of Basel, that is, by declaring his bull of dissolution null and void, and recognizing that the synod had not ceased to be legitimately assembled.

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  • The dialogue is entitled, The Book of Divine Doctrine, given in person by God the Father, speaking to the mind of the most glorious and holy virgin Catherine of Siena, and written down as she dictated it in the vulgar tongue, she being the while entranced, and actually hearing what God spoke in her.

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  • Measures were taken to instruct her in the genuine traditions and the old language of former ages, the intention being to have the whole ultimately dictated to a competent scribe.

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  • z As the wife of Hades she was represented with the insignia of royalty and a torch: mentions a rumour that Prosper dictated the famous letters of Leo I.

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  • As circumstances dictated, either wing would fasten upon one of the allied armies and detain it until the reserve had time to come up and complete its destruction; the other wing meantime detaining the other allied army and preventing its commander from coming to his colleague's assistance.

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  • From the literate minority, therefore, agency has to be drawn in sufficient strength to take down every particle of the information dictated by the heads of families.

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  • Late in the 18th century a journal was found in the château of Montaigne giving an account of this journey, and it was published in 1774; part of it is written in Italian and part dictated in French, the latter being for the most part the work of a secretary or servant.

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  • d'Epinay's Memoirs as coloured, if not actually dictated, by the malevolent attitude of Grimm and Diderot; and her study of the documents undoubtedly qualifies a good many of the assumptions that have been made on the strength of evidence which is at least tainted by contemporary prejudice, and leaves the way open for an interpretation of the facts which would reconcile Rousseau's character as a writer with his actions as a man.

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  • 20 -26, 38-48), that, the law being burnt, Ezra, at his own request, was miraculously inspired to rewrite it; he procured accordingly five skilled scribes, and dictated to them for forty days, during which time they wrote 94 books, i.e.

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  • Some account of this is given elsewhere (see Rome: History, Ancient), but it may be well to single out from the list of his measures (some of which, such as the restoration of exiles and the children of proscribed persons, were dictated by political expediency, while others, such as his financial proposals for.

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  • By royal order he dictated his narrative to Mahommed Ibn Juzai, who concludes the work, 13th of December 1 355 (A.D.) with the declaration: "This Shaykh is the traveller of our age; and he who should call him the traveller of the whole body of Islam would not exceed the truth."

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  • He was one of the Scots who met Elizabeth's representatives at York in 1568; here he showed a desire to exculpate Mary and to marry her to the duke of Norfolk, a course of action probably dictated by a desire to avoid all revelations about the Darnley murder.

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  • Being ignorant even of the rudiments of letters, Justin entrusted the administration of state to his wise and faithful quaestor Proclus and to his nephew Justinian, though his own experience dictated several improvements in military affairs.

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  • But the reality is that today 's designers have to work within a regulatory straitjacket dictated by the FIA rules.

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  • It was hard to stay awake as the speaker dictated such a long message.

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  • Absorbency is directly related to the type of fabric from which the towel is made, while purpose is dictated by your lifestyle and preferences.

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  • Their buy now pay later credit terms are almost identical to those of Montgomery Ward, with your payment percentage rate dictated by your highest new balance.

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  • While credits can change hands, prices are dictated by the current marketplace.

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  • Your furniture placement will be dictated somewhat by the focal point of the room.

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  • Their faith dictated what would be said during the ceremony.

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  • So modesty is somewhat dictated by personal taste and beliefs.

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  • There are several Toy breeds that fall in the five pound range, but please understand that a dog's condition is more important than a weight dictated by a breed standard.

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  • The suit's color may be dictated by the season.

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  • Despite this, it was still dictated by select trends that ruled the decade.

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  • Clothing was not only dictated by fashion and necessity but by the law of the land itself.

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  • The listed ingredients are organic as dictated by the NOP, but the food as a product is not certified organic by NOP.

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  • In addition, don't buy the lie that looking sleek and fashionable is dictated by a size tag.

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  • Semi-formal: What your wear for this event is also dictated by the time of day.

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  • Plus size industry trends are dictated not only by designers and retailers, but by the consumers who purchase these items on a daily basis.

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  • As you can see, by understanding the math behind it, you can measure any object or person to determine if it's symmetry correlates to that dictated by the Golden Ratio.

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  • In truth, however, an individual's personality is not dictated by the color of their hair, though someone with a rare red shade may be bolder and more adventurous as they show off their crimson locks.

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  • Medical transcriptionists transcribe recordings dictated by healthcare professionals into administrative materials including medical reports and correspondences.

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  • Title I loans have fixed interest rates, but the actual rate charged is not dictated by the FHA or HUD.

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  • When summer arrives, the season is dictated by little more than sweltering heat and the desire to stay as cool as possible.

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  • Each move is dictated by the number that is rolled on the dice.

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  • The type of wick you use will be dictated by the size of the candle you are making.

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  • Depending on the time setting, the Ghost of Christmas Past can be entirely dictated by the main character.

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  • In reality, what gifts a couple chooses to exchange should not be dictated by a calendar, but rather by their individual circumstances.

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  • Though it seems like recent years have dictated that the biggest handbag trend of all is the overwhelmingly large purse (thank you, Mary Kate Olsen), it's also worth noting that this style is simply not for everyone.

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  • The choice is dictated by decorating tastes or space needs.

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  • The type of daycare available to you may be dictated by where you live.

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  • Fans can submit a movie script that they either dictated from a film or found elsewhere on the site for the enjoyment of all.

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  • You're wearing Bass because you're practical and not dictated by the capricious winds of the fashion industry.

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  • Don't let your outlet shopping habits be dictated by the season, though.

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  • Since 2007, Springfield continued to appear on the ABC soap in a recurring or guest starring role as storyline dictated and his schedule allowed.

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  • Days of our Lives has undergone major shifts in storyline direction dictated either by actors coming and going or by a change in writing regime.

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  • An upcoming recast of this popular ABC daytime actress is storyline dictated.

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  • While the majority of these cliffhangers are storyline-related, some of them are dictated by changes in casting.

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  • However, the medical treatment of any injury should actually be dictated by a medical professional.

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  • Where that fat settles on your body is largely dictated by your genes.

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  • According to his premise, diet should be dictated by blood type because each blood type digests foods differently.

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  • It is a mutual company owned by its policyholders, which means all decisions are dictated by the needs of the insurance customers.

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  • The amount of coverage you need may be dictated by your mortgage lender.

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  • No longer dictated by men's opinion of beauty or sexuality, lingerie can be what we want it to be.

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  • Be sure to combine the garments with the appropriate medication and exercise regimen as dictated by healthcare professionals.

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  • A twist on this idea is to select one decade and ask guests to dress according to the style dictated by that era.

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  • The obvious choice is figuring out what color scrubs to get - which may be dictated by the employer, or may be considered a matter of personal expression.

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  • However, growth of the Girl Scout organization over the years dictated the need to produce different styles of uniforms to accommodate various groups of age levels and to correspond with the styles of the times.

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  • As will be seen, entire websites can have their look and feel for thousands of pages dictated by a single CSS document.

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  • Computers could see "hidden" code within carats (the < and > symbols) which dictated when a new paragraph would be used, what the font should look like, how big the letters should be, and more.

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  • If his influence or theirs dictated her policy, there is no evidence of any objection to the union of the secular power with the highpriesthood.

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  • The colder winter climate of mainland Greece dictated the use of fixed hearths, whereas in the Cretan palaces these seem to have been of a portable kind, and the different usage in this respect again reacted on the respective forms of the principal hall or " Megaron."

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  • After wavering between various plans, he decided on the 13th of July to cast himself on the generosity of the British government, and dictated a letter to the prince regent in which he compared himself to Themistocles seating himself at the hearth of his enemy.

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  • Thus, it would appear, the whole of the expansion of the Latin kingdom (which may be said to have attained its height in 1131, at the death of Baldwin II.) may be shown to have been dictated, at any rate in large part, by economic motives; and thus, too, it would seem that two of the most powerful motives which sway the mind of man - the religious motive and the desire for gain - conspired to elevate the kingdom of Jerusalem (at once the country of Christ, and a natural centre of trade) to a position of supremacy in Latin Syria.

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  • Jalal-uddin dictated to him, with a short interruption, the whole work during the remaining years of his life.

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  • This postponement of abolition was dictated by the wish to introduce a fresh stock of slaves into Haiti, if that island should be recovered.

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  • The mode of representation is always conventional, the treatment of the subject no less than its choice being dictated by an authority to which the artist was compelled to bow.

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  • During the next two days the emperor examined his situation and dictated a series of notes which have been a puzzle to every strategical thinker ever since.

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  • Charles however did not scruple shortly afterwards to disavow his noblest supporter in order to become a king on terms dictated by Argyll and Argyll's adherents.

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  • This choice of a university career was dictated more by the natural desire of his father to see his son enter his own profession, and by the poverty of his family, than by his own preference.

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  • The same principle which dictated the conquest of French Guiana originated attempts to seize the Spanish colonies of Montevideo and Buenos Aires, Portugal being also at war with Spain.

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  • It can be traced in his earliest essay, and it dictated the ravings of his final illness.

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  • Within certain limits Croatia's autonomy was respected, but so far from Zagreb being consulted, the terms of the new settlement were in effect dictated from Budapest and only submitted pro forma to a carefully " packed " Croatian Diet, after the bargain between Budapest and Vienna had already made of them an accomplished fact.

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  • Again the closest analogy is the state of the Mongols in the 13th century, but too much weight must not be put on this, as the natural conditions of steppe-ranging nomads dictated the greater part of them.

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  • The parasites thrive in an environment of dirt, and the main lines of precaution are those dictated by sanitary science.

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  • It was he who in 1853 dictated the vigorous memorandum of protest against the confiscation by Austria of the property of Lombard exiles who had been naturalized in Piedmont.

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  • Thus it was, partly because the habit of acceptance of authority, waning but far from extirpated, dictated to the clinical observer what he should see; partly because the eye of the clinical observer lacked that special training which the habit and influence of experimental verification alone can give, that physicians, even acute and practised physicians, failed to see many and many a symptomatic series which went through its evolutions conspicuously enough, and needed for its appreciation no unknown aids or methods of research, nor any further advances of pathology.

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  • Again, a like spirit dictated the use of the physical or "natural" methods on a larger scale in the field of prevention.

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  • than 107 paragraphs contain disposition dictated by the wish to discriminate between the classes of society.

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  • by way of corroborating it (a fatal step, if the case came before a modern English court of justice); or Darnley's memory of his conversation with Mary was so fresh, when he dictated his recollection of it to Crawford on 2 1st-22nd January 1567, that he reported speeches in almost the very same words as Mary used in writing Letter II.

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  • letters and memoranda dictated by them, while at the same time secretly warning her friends not to accept these letters as her own opinions, but to realize that she was dependent on the Constitutionals.'

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  • Political reasons dictated an alliance between the young widow and her brother-inlaw Henry, prince of Wales, nearly five years her junior; Julius II.

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  • Late in the 18th century a journal was found in the château of Montaigne giving an account of this journey, and it was published in 1774; part of it is written in Italian and part dictated in French, the latter being for the most part the work of a secretary or servant.

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  • Its foreign policy was dictated by the will of Napoleon, of whose irresistibility the king was too easily convinced.

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  • On the 7th of June the French minister Hedouville quitted St Petersburg; and on the 11th of August a note dictated by Czartoryski to Alexander was sent to the Russian minister in London, urging the formation of an anti-French coalition.

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  • The constitution of the little state was dictated by Napoleon, and, subject to the exigencies of war, was on the French model.

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  • This promptitude was not only dictated by the necessity of preserving West Virginia, but imposed by the necessity of holding the Baltimore & Ohio railway, which, as the great link between east and west, was essential to the Federal armies.

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  • Some textbook must have dictated speed as the panacea for grief, and Martha was hustled out the door like a bride late for her wedding.

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  • Every evening extracts from his great works, the Canon and the Sanatio, were dictated and explained to his pupils; among whom, when the lesson was over, he spent the rest of the night in festive enjoyment with a band of singers and players.

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  • Talleyrand, despite the weakness of his own position (he was as yet little more than the chief clerk of his department), soon came to a good understanding with the general, and secretly expressed to him his satisfaction at the terms which the latter dictated at Campo Formio (17th of October 1797).

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