Someone offered her a glass of punch.
He had offered her a perfect way out.
Your father even offered you land if you would come down here to stay.
And lowering his big arm he offered it to the slender little girl.
The subjects I offered were Elementary and Advanced German, French, Latin, English, and Greek and Roman history, making nine hours in all.
The hussars and Cossacks crowded round the prisoners; one offered them clothes, another boots, and a third bread.
I would have offered you something.
Helene, not having a suitable partner, herself offered to dance the mazurka with Boris.
Taking his hand and drawing him downwards, Kutuzov offered his cheek to be kissed, and again Prince Andrew noticed tears in the old man's eyes.
Princess Mary listened without understanding him; she led him to the house, offered him lunch, and sat down with him.
This treasure does not belong to me, for I bought only the ground; but when I offered it to my neighbor he refused it.
As to the serfs the only indication was that three out of their huge retinue disappeared during the night, but nothing was stolen; and as to the value of their possessions, the thirty peasant carts that had come in from their estates and which many people envied proved to be extremely valuable and they were offered enormous sums of money for them.
He had offered to help in any way possible and she had found a way.
The old woman, lowering her eyes but casting side glances at the newcomers, had turned her cup upside down and placed a nibbled bit of sugar beside it, and sat quietly in her armchair, though hoping to be offered another cup of tea.
Miss Irwin seemed to have no objection to this proposal, and kindly offered to see the professors and find out if they would give me lessons.
Brennan offered to pay us but we collectively agreed to not become wards of the government.
"Well, come and kiss me," and he offered his cheek.
I introduced myself by name as I accepted the offered seat across from a large desk, the only other furniture in the small room.
"If you sit on the couch, she'll come to you," she offered, watching as Darian searched the condo.
But, while we were discussing plans for the winter, a suggestion which Dr. Hale had made long ago flashed across Teacher's mind--that I might take courses somewhat like those offered at Radcliffe, under the instruction of the professors in these courses.
As much as she would like to have offered to walk while he rode, she knew they would cover ground faster if she rode and he walked.
He gave her a cold, angry look and offered her his wrinkled, clean- shaven cheek to kiss.
"Take this, little Lady-Countess!" she kept saying, as she offered Natasha first one thing and then another.
Kutuzov never talked of "forty centuries looking down from the Pyramids," of the sacrifices he offered for the fatherland, or of what he intended to accomplish or had accomplished; in general he said nothing about himself, adopted no pose, always appeared to be the simplest and most ordinary of men, and said the simplest and most ordinary things.
On the way back to the house, Alex offered to take them to the gulf for a family outing.
The penny-post is, commonly, an institution through which you seriously offer a man that penny for his thoughts which is so often safely offered in jest.
He offered me a hundred dollars a week plus room and board.
Yesterday's adjutant reproached him for not having stayed at the palace, and offered him his own house.
He offered me a job out at his place.
An aide-de-camp approached with gliding steps and offered him a gold snuffbox, which he took.
Just as Pierre reached the door, the corporal who had offered him a pipe the day before came up to it with two soldiers.
How many times have I offered to let you stay with me - free?
Petya ran up and offered her his back.
Knowing that Natasha asked nothing for herself, and gave him commissions for others only when he himself had offered to undertake them, he now found an unexpected and childlike pleasure in this purchase of presents for everyone in the house, and never forgot anything.
Rostov thrust the purse under the pillow and shook the damp little hand which was offered him.
You offered to help?
Uncomfortable about riding in the car with him, she had offered to drive.
Brennan offered a hint of information.
Not only were huge sums offered for the horses and carts, but on the previous evening and early in the morning of the first of September, orderlies and servants sent by wounded officers came to the Rostovs' and wounded men dragged themselves there from the Rostovs' and from neighboring houses where they were accommodated, entreating the servants to try to get them a lift out of Moscow.
And the corporal leaned against the door and offered Pierre his pipe, though whenever he offered it Pierre always declined it.
The seventeenth-century Spanish writer Baltasar Gracián once offered this advice: "Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose."
The old princess sighed sadly as she offered some wine to the old lady next to her and glanced angrily at her daughter, and her sigh seemed to say: "Yes, there's nothing left for you and me but to sip sweet wine, my dear, now that the time has come for these young ones to be thus boldly, provocatively happy."
He offered her an arm.
He seldom offered an opinion, much less began a conversation.
The sweet tooth at the table will not be disappointed with the wide array of deserts offered; the dark chocolate torte and crème brulee are two of the most popular options.
Hiking or biking is a great way to work off the endless food offered at the churrascarias.
Enjoy the campsite's twenty-four-hour pizzeria, and activities that are offered through out the entire evening and daytime.
He offered no further information and she felt uncomfortable about asking.
He accepted the tin of flapjacks she offered and jerked his head toward her wagon.
He offered to do that.
Martha, a come-lately convert to our experiment, offered to fix Howie a hot chocolate in hopes it would induce a snooze.
The tip we offered must be the end of our involvement.
Betsy offered as the five of us brainstormed.
"I offered to become your queen after Darian died," she replied.
After the war, in 1947, Jonas Salk was offered his own laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
This lovely, sweet-natured lady offered to teach me herself, and we began the twenty-sixth of March, 1890.
He took the lighted pipe that was offered to him, gripped it in his fist, and tapped it on the floor, making the sparks fly, while he continued to shout.
To be able to crush it absolutely he awaited the arrival of the rest of the troops who were on their way from Vienna, and with this object offered a three days' truce on condition that both armies should remain in position without moving.
The man who explains the movement of the locomotive by the smoke that is carried back has noticed that the wheels do not supply an explanation and has taken the first sign that occurs to him and in his turn has offered that as an explanation.
Besides, he offered me $250 a week.
Everything about him, from his weary, bored expression to his quiet, measured step, offered a most striking contrast to his quiet, little wife.
He shrugged and offered her a hand up to the wagon seat.
She took the sandwich he offered and grinned.
Certainly she wouldn't have on the day he offered her the job.
Cynthia offered a hand to Carl and he accepted it cordially.
How could she blame him when she had offered no resistance?
I, Ben Gustefson, collated boring statistical figures while locked in a cramped cubical of a company that offered me no future potential.
The goal of our offered summer sojourn was described as a seasonal cabin on a small lake in near Wolfboro, New Hampshire.
He's offered to pay for everything; even your flight down.
Howie offered little and without seeing his facial reaction, I couldn't tell how he stood.
He's offered to help and I believe he could be very useful.
Daniel Brennan offered an opportunity in late February.
"Julie did very well," Howie offered, speaking for the first time.
He even offered to mind Bumpus for a few days after I requested a recommendation for a kennel.
Charles here has been offered up by Jonny in exchange for your help for a thirty-day ceasefire.
He hadn't seen a Healer since before the Schism and offered his hand to Bianca.
He offered his wrist, and she knew he was offering much more.
Then, taking out his purse, he offered the Dean a shilling.
In the finals, no one read my work over to me, and in the preliminaries I offered subjects with some of which I was in a measure familiar before my work in the Cambridge school; for at the beginning of the year I had passed examinations in English, History, French and German, which Mr. Gilman gave me from previous Harvard papers.
The subjects I offered were elementary and advanced German, French, Latin, English, and Greek and Roman History.
The nearest that I came to actual possession was when I bought the Hollowell place, and had begun to sort my seeds, and collected materials with which to make a wheelbarrow to carry it on or off with; but before the owner gave me a deed of it, his wife--every man has such a wife--changed her mind and wished to keep it, and he offered me ten dollars to release him.
Pierre offered the use of his carriage, which had overtaken him, to a wounded general he knew, and drove with him to Moscow.
This icon of the Venerable Sergius, the servant of God and zealous champion of old of our country's weal, is offered to Your Imperial Majesty.
Nicholas accepted thirty thousand rubles offered him by his brother-in- law Bezukhov to pay off debts he regarded as genuinely due for value received.
An extensive wine list is also available, and live music is offered.
The menu is set and rotated monthly, meaning you should check in advance, as you will be offered no choices.
Although constantly changing, the menu has offered past delicacies such as sautéed beef tenderloin with potato galette and wild mushrooms or venison circled with wild huckleberries and accompanied by white braised pears.
Serving breakfast through dinner, daily and weekend buffets are offered to cater to everyone's tastes including the nightly prime rib and seafood buffet.
The food is freshly prepared, with different specials offered daily.
Kicking his foot free of the stirrup, he offered her a hand, never taking his eyes off Señor Medena.
"It had a small size battery pack on the back," Howie offered, "not as large as a car battery."
TO MRS. LAURENCE HUTTON Wrentham, July 29, 1899. ...I passed in all the subjects I offered, and with credit in advanced Latin....
Animated by that address Anna Pavlovna's guests talked for a long time of the state of the fatherland and offered various conjectures as to the result of the battle to be fought in a few days.
An extensive wine collection is offered to pair with the food.
I told you, he told you... as you said, he even offered to let you look at his files.
She swung her legs around and firmly planted her feet on the ground before accepting the hand he offered.
Still, it was something she should have asked when he first offered her the job.
I offered to help and you accepted my offer.
He offered a hand and Len accepted it.
She shrugged and handed him her canteen, accepting the full one he offered.
"That's not fair!" my gallant bride-to-be offered.
"Maybe he went for an early morning walk," Betsy offered.
"Maybe it was someplace you visited," I offered.
"He said the phone woke him," I offered.
"It was entertainment for a rainy day," I offered.
I have one situation you could try, Betsy offered.
"How about this," I offered.
"Food for thought," I offered.
"It's not the big deal it was at first," Howie offered, as if apologizing.
"I think she's a tad flakey," my wife offered.
He offered to buy the food if I cooked the next week, I agreed.
"Good for them," I offered.
"There are hundreds, maybe thousands of entries," I offered in a weak effort to give her hope.
I could hear Molly returning so Betsy offered no rebuttal.
"I can over-night it out to you," I offered.
"It makes sense but maybe he got the wrong house," I offered.
Think of it; a one million dollar reward was offered and yet no one was successful but you.
"I'll even bring the paperwork with me," he offered.
"Let's go, Charlie," Damian said and offered his hand to the vamp.
He offered his hand.
"You're probably tired today, but when you're ready, you're welcome to spar with us," Dusty offered.
"I'll come to Europe after the Quarterly with some reinforcements," Damian offered.
I'll send you this video game I'm addicted to, Jule offered.
Fear swept through her, and he offered a tight smile.
He offered her a choice: to cure the inoperable brain tumor killing her or to outright kill her before she declined, whichever outcome she preferred.
He offered a small smile, not nearly as large as the one he'd given her the day he gave her the advice that ended up condemning her.
From the moment he first offered her the deal that landed her in Hell, he read her.
She offered him something that was never before attainable.
You offered him a deal when none was needed, love.
Yet you offered him a deal.
"I think that's sweet," Cynthia offered as she returned from the kitchen, with Maria trailing behind her.
"You could see if the library has a Mayan-English dictionary," Cynthia offered with a twinkle in her eye as she led Maria to the dining room, holding her hand.
"Like sneaking-out-and-fibbing-about-it trouble," Cynthia offered.
Dean offered, but she shook her head.
Fitzgerald made no effort to take the offered paper.
Dean suggested before returning that they drive ten miles to the Ridgway fairgrounds, where a Sunday morning farmer's market offered fresh fruits and vegetables.
But here was twenty-year-old Randy Byrne, at the threshold of life, batting .362 with seventeen home runs, a slew of RBI's, and a glove that could stop a freight train, being offered the world!
I offered to take a smaller share simply to speed things up.
"Maybe the 'gold digging bitch,' whoever she is, has something to do with it," Fred offered.
"Maybe the land is valuable for some other reason," Cynthia offered.
A young couple whose life dream was owning a Bird Song look-alike learned from Fred the principals would be absent for the day and offered to stick around playing temporary innkeepers.
The topless Jeep offered an unfettered view of the spectacular scenery they entered as soon as they left the highway.
"You should have bought real estate twenty years ago," Dean offered.
"Maybe old Mr. Dawkins caught his foreman cheating and murdered him," Cynthia offered.
Cynthia scrunched close to Dean's ear, trying to hear the conversation, and offered a word or two as well.
"I'll get that," the man offered.
"Maybe if you'd talked to him you might have worked things out," Dean offered, more to prompt attention than to pursue a subject he cared nothing about.
"There must have been more than one bottle," Cynthia offered.
He was the one who switched the bones, killing two stones with one bird—" "I think you've got that a bit mixed up," Dean offered, but Fred was on a roll.
"If you're looking for an opinion, we have an abundance of those," Roger offered.
There was a guy could take your money, Charlie offered.
"Back when you were in high school, they hadn't invented the movies," Harold offered, then asked, "Was she as pretty as that beauty Mr. Dean was parading around the park on Thursday morning?"
Both Dawkins brothers were being offered excessive prices for the Lucky Pup land, from some supposedly unknown and secret purchaser.
Brandon Westlake offered his concerned condolences, apparently having heard the news from domino eavesdroppers.
Just to make sure nothing disturbed daddy's open arms, she offered me a hundred bucks for the picture!
He never offered financial support, and though he claimed to want to see his daughter, visits never came to fruition.
"Pumpkin Green was a fan of heavy metal music," Cynthia offered.
"Got more important responsibilities now," he said as he offered Melissa a chair and a breakfast roll.
She never offered to heal him, either, when she had been Death and he was her servant.
At her shiver, he offered his hand.
The Immortal offered a polite smile.
"I may be able to help you with that," he offered.
"You can ensure she stays alive and relatively okay," he offered.
Gabriel offered his hand.
Alex had been so shocked when Carmen offered to take Destiny home unconditionally.
She offered to watch Destiny overnight and Alex said that might be a good idea.
She walked over to him and offered a hand.
He stood and offered her his hand.
Beautiful and slender, she offered a faint smile.
The comfort he'd offered her before was gone.
There had to be more to what this creature offered.
On the surface, what he offered her wasn't bad.
Some relief trickled through her to know that his hatred of past-Deidre wasn't the only reason he'd offered her the undesirable arrangement.
Katie offered a watery smile, eyes going to the roast lamb, bread, and custard.
I offered you the easy way, you refused.
She closed her eyes and offered her neck, surprised to find her pulse quickening in excitement.
He offered a hand.
"I'll keep an eye on her," Jade offered.
Kiki clasped his hands and offered a small bow.
He said nothing, and she offered her good wrist.
He offered me my life back.
He beamed a smile and offered his arm, which she accepted.
"Katie stabilizes him," Ully offered.
She offered one of her warm smiles and approached him, looking up at him with a mischievous twinkle in her gaze.
Molly offered her a food and water cube, both of which lessened the pain throbbing through her.
I wouldn.t trust anything you offered.
Write down the names, and I'll take it down, he offered.
A group of boulders nearby offered some escape from the sun.
"You can save her or I can kill her," Darkyn offered.
I'll take care of your house while you're gone, Kiera offered.
"You can come," Evelyn offered.
"If you want, I'll stay for a few more days," she offered half-heartedly.
Kiera offered a smile and hurried past them, heart pounding and face red with embarrassment.
There was no contradiction offered.
She heard footsteps from the direction of the conference room and offered a smile as Ne'Rin rounded the corner.
To her surprise, he offered it to her.
A'Ran pulled his opponent to his feet, offered several quiet words, and turned his gaze to her.
The men around her offered stiff bows.
Jetr said nothing but offered a small bow of his head.
Mansr offered no other advice but rose and bowed once more before striding to the door.
She rolled her eyes at him again, and he offered another faint smile before she left.
She wasn't sure what to say and offered a smile instead.
"It can wait," he offered.
She gave a nervous wave, watching for his reaction and relieved when he offered a warm smile.
The box, advertised as containing Ouray, Colorado correspondence from the last century and "other items of local interest," was offered via the Internet at three hundred dollars.
Just as Donnie was limply shaking Dean's hand, Cynthia returned, smiled at the boy, and offered her hand as well.
Cynthia introduced her as Mrs. Edith Jones, drawing a slight smile but no offered hand.
The little girl, hair streaming, offered encouragement while skating backwards, one leg lifted high and beckoning unsuccessfully for Dean to follow.
Cynthia offered the dessert but, surprisingly, Fred declined.
Maybe she did write it years earlier and it really is her practice work, he offered.
"Perhaps it's like those puzzles in the newspaper where they simply substitute a different letter for the real one," Fred offered.
"Well," Fred offered, "maybe each time you get to a number, you jump that many letters ahead in the alphabet for the replacement letter."
Dean offered his two cents.
"David knows what he's talking about," Cynthia offered.
"There must be someone you can call," Dean offered.
He gave no indication he and his mother were leaving and joined Fred at the table when the old man offered him a bowl of cereal.
"I've decided to stay after all," she offered before Dean could ask.
"Yes," she answered, but offered no further explanation.
He offered Dean coffee with a wave of his hand as he continued to eat.
It's time you gave someone else a chance, Cynthia said with a winning smile that offered him little room to maneuver.
I don't mean to be disrespectful, ma'am, but when we spoke on the telephone, I offered you the letters and the clothing.
"You could perhaps give Mr. O'Connor the little coins," Effie offered.
"Smart woman," Cynthia offered.
"Maybe one of the characters is designated as a space between words or a period," Dean offered.
He offered to drive Martha to school.
Claire took a seat offered by one of the climbers and proceeded to add to the sainthood by correcting every other sentence poor Effie tried to offer.
"Maybe Annie kept her wedding secret from her family, at least for a time," Cynthia offered.
Dean offered, in spite of being a bit peeved at the man's abruptness.
"Let's pretend again," he offered.
He offered an exchange for a later getaway weekend at Bird Song for the man and his wife.
"It sounds like sin was a very big business," Cynthia offered as she stirred a pot of fish chowder.
"Think of the bright side," Cynthia offered.
"At least then you may get a chance to see your son more often," Dean offered.
"It's orange roughy," she offered.
"There's some rice..." she offered, "and the carrots…" but he continued to shoo her out of the room.
She offered her sympathies but seemed more concerned with finding sister Claire and hurried outside to see if any of the other now returning guests had seen her.
Before Dean could remember what Shanghai offered for public transportation, Fred set about taking care of the needs and concerns of the returning guests.
"Ryland seems to be very cautious," Dean offered.
"I can put you up on the second floor, in the corner," Fred offered before Dean could make a decision.
"Ryland's room is this way," Fred offered, leading the petite guest down the hall.
"She's been waiting for you," Fred offered, as if embarrassed at failing to acknowledge their wayward employee earlier.
"Feed Mrs. Lincoln," Dean offered as his cat rubbed a welcome against Martha's legs.
"I'm sure Mr. Shipton will want to see Donnie, from time to time," Ryland offered half-heartedly.
"Claire seems to be the prime suspect for taking everything else that isn't nailed down," Dean offered.
Fred offered to go up to Duckett's Market for boxes and give up closet space to temporarily store the large pile.
"Maybe she was in a hurry," Cynthia offered.
"And at you," Cynthia offered.
"But he messed up and fell too far," Fred offered.
He offered an Irish linen handkerchief from his pocket and waited.
Sarah offered a great deal of help here.
Stay. Connor has offered to talk to her.
Jackson offered, "We'll have a truck deliver them… and I'll help with the carving."
The other three laughed and Jackson offered, "Don't forget Christmas is coming."
Connor offered a plan.
Once again she was inviting him to visit, but this time she said Carmen had offered to let him use a room upstairs.
She limped toward the house, pushing away the helping arm Alex offered.
He offered a hand to Alex.
The silver-haired man offered a distracted smile.
He offered her a hand.
He offered a genuine smile she couldn't bring herself to return.
Mrs. Watson only offered a small smile, shoved the robe at her, and resumed her seat on the rocking chair.
Gabe looked her over then offered what smile he could muster.
"You could kidnap us both and take us wherever you want to go," Toby offered.
She can't take a soul whose time has not yet come, and she was in the mortal world. She offered me a job instead, to work for her.
Death. She told me I couldn't destroy the world for four days and offered me Katie's life in exchange.
Death offered to return Katie to me after a few days. Darkyn said she wouldn't do it, and he was right. She doesn't have Katie.
"It's ok, Toby. You're doing better than I am," she offered.
Deidre offered one of her amused smiles.
Dean offered his condolences just as the doorbell rang.
Presumably, the other rooms too offered calendar-quality scenes, but Dean never viewed them.
"Heaven's where cats don't shed and the Red Sox win in October—not a dead-end job and money problems," Fred offered.
Dean offered him a seat but he declined.
"There are a lot of business reasons to have lunch with a girl, or anyone else," Dean offered.
Dean asked as he took the cup of coffee Winston offered.
She referred him to Bascomb Place and offered to meet him there.
"Fished in the mail box," Fred offered, to Dean's dismay.
Fred's statement volunteered far more then Dean would have offered and he cringed at the old man's candor.
She offered her cheek and took his hand, thanking him again.
But the old man, finally, with much reluctance, agreed to re-figure the amount stolen when Dean began to ask how frequently deposits were made and offered to check bank records.
"I'll help you out again," Dean offered.
The kid offered him money for the registration but the man said that was Corbin's bad luck and wouldn't take it.
I didn't have wheels and Byrne offered to take me to Blooming Grove.
Things were a little slow this afternoon and Dr. Worthington offered to stay.
After supper she washed dishes, pushing him aside when he offered to help.
Katie had offered to return their rented clothing so that they could enjoy their honeymoon together without mundane chores.
"Maybe we could go another time," she offered.
They offered me a good package.
Katie had offered to take her to the airport to pick up the car after he left.
"Maybe she went to your mother's," she offered hopefully.
Carmen nodded, accepting the cup of coffee Mums offered.
They slept together — literally, and he never offered to do anything else.
She offered the clipboard to him hesitantly He took the clipboard and studied it, kicking his boots off as he did so.
Holding her head elevated, as Mums had instructed, he offered the bottle.
Jule left them in peace, and Darian offered his hand to Claire.
"You haven't called me that since …" Darian offered a small smile, aware those around him had no way of knowing the changes he'd gone through in the past week.
Jenn offered another half-assed smile then turned and walked away.
The Watcher offered an empty smile.
The exchange a week ago was the first time she met the nightmarish Original Vamp, when he'd offered to help Jule in exchange for asking her a question.
"I've gotta get cleaned up, then I can find you to talk," she offered.
"We can talk about the fact you'd have no issue working with any other Guardian but me if you want," he offered.
Taran whistled and offered a hand.
The warrior offered a low bow before hurrying away.
Alex glanced at Donald as he offered a hand to Candice.
Alex immediately offered an arm and escorted her to the dance floor.
Carmen offered a chair at their table, but Freda had friends on the other side of the room.
Aaron offered a hand to Carmen, his gaze meeting hers in a shy way and then slipping away as he gave a canned salutation.
You will be offered Elk and Bison meat while you're here.
He offered to dig the grave but his friend was supposed to pick him up for an overnight, so she told him to go back to the house so he wouldn't get dirty.
Gerald offered to help Carmen with the table cloths and Alex went inside to work in his office until the guests arrived.
Sam offered to help but Gerald declined, saying it wasn't that heavy.
Oh, he was interested all right - interested in collecting the money offered to keep an eye on her.
He shrugged and offered her the ax.
She offered Clara some iced tea and they talked for almost an hour before Clara surprised her with a calculating question and matching expression.
She should have told him she needed to go back to the house when he offered to show her around.
He never offered any information, but then, I didn't ask either.
"You can stay tomorrow night," he offered.
He offered to make me Ms. Tuesday.
"I'm guessing Toni is Monday, which is why you offered me the Tuesday slot?" she grumbled.
The girl yesterday offered no resistance.
She dropped the hands acting as a barrier between them, wanting to feel the comfort he offered, and rested her hands against his chest.
I offered you a way out.
Xander offered, enjoying the repartee.
"If you need to lie down for a bit …" he offered.
"If you survive the weekend, we'll sit down and talk," Sofi offered.
He climbed out and offered his hand to Jessi.
She offered to take my mother and me in at one point, but my mother refused.
"Then I can kill him," Darian offered.
On the strength of these works he offered himself as a candidate for the university chair of jurisprudence, but as he had no personal or family influence was not elected.
In a personal interview Metternich offered to take him into the government service.
This work was completed about 1630, and was offered in vain by the author to all the publishers in Venice.
At last one Tommaso Baglioni, who had no work for his presses, undertook to print the manuscript, on condition that he should be free to leave off if more promising work offered itself.
He had just been admitted to the bar, but on the outbreak of war he at once offered his services to the governor, and became lieutenant-colonel and then colonel of the 42nd Ohio Volunteers, recruited largely from among his former students.
Frazer formerly held Virbius to be a wood and tree spirit, to whom horses, in which form tree spirits were often represented, were offered in sacrifice.
In 1128 he offered the hand of his eldest daughter, Melisinda, to Fulk of Anjou, who had been recommended to him by Honorius II.
Of all their numerous sources of revenue, the money furnished by Mr Hart was the only certain asset which could be offered as security for Chinese loans.
Now in 18 B.C. Augustus carried the Leges Tuliae, which offered inducements to marriage and imposed disabilities upon the celibate.
The situation was chosen on the consideration of this harbour alone, for the actual site offered many difficulties, steep forest-clad hills rising close to the sea, and rendering reclamation necessary.
A new judicial office was created in the name of the Company, to which Sir Elijah Impey was appointed, though he never consented to draw the additional salary offered to him.
It is stated too that he was offered, but refused, the lord treasurership. On the 17th of November 1672, however, he became lord chancellor, Bridgman having been compelled to resign the seat.
The church offered the richest field for exploitation, and in spite of his dissolute life he impudently prayed the regent to give him the archbishopric of Cambray, the richest in France.
Such rewards as the church could bestow had been offered to him.
In the course of 1551 one of the factions of Kazan offered the whole khanate to the young tsar, and on the 20th of August 1552 he stood before its walls with an army of 150,000 men and 50 guns.
Torquemada to be grand inquisitor of Spain; and he offered plenary indulgence to all who would engage in a crusade against the Waldenses.
1695) offered him in 1674 a site in his duchy.
Ellis offered the suggestion of a much higher pitch for this Cammerton in his lecture "On the History of Musical Pitch," read before the Society of Arts, London (Journ.
She first offered him nine; when he refused them, she burned three and offered him the remaining six at the same price; when he again refused them, she burned three more and offered him the remaining three still at the same price.
In the year following his marriage Mendelssohn won the prize offered by the Berlin Academy for an essay on the application of mathematical proofs metaphysics, although among the competitors were Abbt and Kant.
In 1881 President Roca offered for public purchase by auction the lands in the southwest of the province of Buenos Aires, the Pampa Central, and the Neuquen district, these lands having been rendered habitable after the campaign of 1878 against the Indians.
In the city and province of Buenos Aires, plenty of volunteers offered their services, and an army of some twenty-five thousand men was quickly raised, but they were armed with old-fashioned weapons and there was only a limited supply of ammunition.
They give an education similar to that offered in the lyces for boys with certain modificationsin a curriculum of five or six years.
Brighton refused a charter offered by George, prince of Wales, but was incorporated in 1854.
The postal and telegraphic facilities offered by the various states are very considerable.
A reward of £io,000 having been offered by the legislature of South Australia to the first man who should traverse the whole continent from south to north, starting from the city of Adelaide, Mr Stuart resolved to make the attempt.
He afterwards declined the other candidatures that were offered him: for the Senate in 1876, and for the Chamber in 1877.
Charles de Lesseps, a victim offered to the fury of the politicians, tried to divert the storm upon his head and prevent it from reaching his father.
Following the example of William of Orange, Hoorn, Berghen and other governors, the magistrates generally declined to enforce the edicts, and offered to resign rather than be the instruments for burning and maltreating their fellow-countrymen.
The sovereignty of Holland and Zeeland was offered to the queen of England, but she, though promising secret support, declined.
One of the oldest and most widespread methods of divining the future, both among primitive people and among several of the civilizations of antiquity, was the reading of omens in the signs noted on the liver of the animal offered as a sacrifice to some deity.
The theory underlying hepatoscopy therefore consists of these two factors: the belief (I) that the liver is the seat of life, or, to put it more succinctly, what was currently regarded as the soul of the animal; and (2) that the liver of the sacrificial animal, by virtue of its acceptance on the part of the god, took on the same character as the soul of the god to whom it was offered.
The war with France, Holland and Spain offered opportunities of gaining additional territory.
It quickly recovered from these injuries: when John Hyrcanus besieged it in 120 B.C. it was "a very strong city" which offered a vigorous resistance (Jos.
On the outbreak of the Pindari War in 1817 the British government offered its protection.
The telegraph companies proposed to effect an amalgamation so as to enable the services to be consolidated and extended, and they proposed to submit to various conditions for the protection of the public, such as maximum rates and limitation of dividends, with the provision that new issues of capital should be offered by auction, but public opinion was averse to the proposal.
A further cause has been competition offered by the telephone service, but against this the Post Office has received royalties from telephone companies and revenue from trunk telephone lines.
The study of telephone economics showed that the proper basis for charging was the " message-mile," on the theory that the user should pay according to the facilities offered and the extent to which he made use of them.
To encourage the poorer classes of the people to become landholders, it was decided that the lots offered for sale should be small, and that the purchaser should be allowed to pay by five or ten yearly instalments.
Pavia offered stubborn resistance; but after a three year siege it was taken, and Alboin made it the capital of his new kingdom.
Venice, which since the days of Attila had offered an asylum to Roman refugees from the northern cities, was left untouched.
law Desiderius, the last Lombard king, in 774, and when he received the circlet of the empire from Leo Ill, at Rome ~fl 800, he did but complete and ratify the compact offered to his grandfather, Charles Martel, by Gregory III.
The title of patrician was revived and offered to Conrad, king of Italy, but not crowned emperor.
He deposed Galeazzo Visconti on his downward journey, and offered Milan for a sum of money to his son Azzo upon his return.
As the companies grew in size and improved their discipline, it was seen by the Italian nobles that this kind of service offered a good career for men of spirit, who had learned the use of arms. To leave so powerful and profitable a calling in the hands of foreigners seemed both dangerous and uneconomical.
When they might have won national independence, after their warfare with the Swabian emperors, they let the golden opportunity slip. Pampered with commercial prosperity, eaten to the core with inter-urban rivalries, they submitted to despots, renounced the use of arms, and offered themselves in the hour of need, defenceless and disunited to the shock of puissant nations.
Venice offered the single instance in Italy of a national church.
the ribaldi now resigned his authorit~ into the kings hands and, qw using the title and other honor~ offered to him, retired to his tha tnd home of Caprera.1, all ~aeta remained still to be taken.
first caused no difficulty; the rank and file of the nd were mostly disbanded, but a number of the officers tee: 1 taken into the Italian army; the third offered a more)Us problem.
The royal commissioner for finance, Giacomelli, had, as a precautionary measure, seized the pontifical treasury; but upon being informed by Cardinal Antonelli that among the funds deposited in the treasury were 1,000,000 crowns of Peters Pence offered by the faithful to the pope in person, the commissioner was authorized by the Italian council of state not only to restore this sum, but also to indemnify the Holy See for moneys expended for the service of the October coupon of the pontifical debt, that debt having been taken over by the Italian state.
Most of the responsibility lay with the Vatican, which had arranged the procession in the way best calculated to irritate Italian feeling, but little excuse can be offered for the failure of the Italian authorities to maintain public order.
He refused, however, the title of king offered to him by the Turks.
(3) If we accept the suggestion offered above - that a priori in Kant and later thinkers =necessary - we place ourselves on the track which leads from intuitionalism to some form of idealism.
This yields a characteristic type of pantheism, in the theory of the Unknowable which - rather paradoxically - is offered us.
Those who were unwilling to accept evolution, without better grounds than such as are offered by Lamarck, and who therefore preferred to suspend their judgment on the question, found in the principle of selective breeding, pursued in all its applications with marvellous knowledge and skill by Darwin, a valid explanation of the occurrence of varieties and races; and they saw clearly that, if the explanation would apply to species, it would not only solve the problem of their evolution, but that it would account for the facts of teleology, as well as for those of morphology; and for the persistence of some forms of life unchanged through long epochs of time, while others undergo comparatively rapid metamorphosis.
The Meditations were written, it is evident, as occasion offered - in the midst of public business, and on the eve of battles on which the fate of the empire depended - hence their fragmentary appearance, but hence also much of their practical value and even of their charm.
The characters offered by the circular lip are among the most important for the distinction of species.
If the attack of a parasite is met by the formation of some substance in the protoplasm which is chemo- tactically repulsive to the invader, it may be totally incapable of penetrating the cell, even though equipped with a whole armoury of cytases, diastatic and other enzymes, and poisons which would easily overcome the more passive resistances offered by mere cell-walls and cell-contents of other plants, the protoplasm of which forms bodies chemotactically attractive to the Fungus.
Having extorted a large sum of money from the burghers of Nuremberg, he quarrelled with his supporter, the French king, and offered his services to the emperor.
Similarly the obstructions offered to water communication by interruption through land or shallows are overcome by cutting canals or dredging out channels.
Valladolid was then the capital, and in due course eminent dignities were offered to him, but he gave signs of a determination to lead the sinple life of a Friar Preacher.
Some fled the country, but many (Mariana says 17,000) offered themselves for reconciliation.
His ashes, with those of Achilles and Patroclus, were deposited in a mound on the promontory of Sigeum, where the inhabitants of Ilium offered sacrifice to the dead heroes (Odyssey, xxiv.
Hector was afterwards worshipped in the Troad by the Boeotian tribe Gephyraei, who offered sacrifices at his grave.
392 ff.); a second festival, in August, to celebrate the reunion of Ceres and Proserpine, in which women, dressed in white, after a fast of nine days offered the goddess the first-fruits of the harvest (Livy xxii.
He was offered the presidency of the academy of science of St Petersburg; but he declined, preferring the leisure and independence of life in Italy.
When the Crimean War broke out he offered his services to the emperor Nicholas, by whom he was appointed general of the VI.
But, further still, philosophy offered a vehicle which could be applied to the contents of Christianity.
We are offered a philosophical rather than a scientific speculation when E.
In 1763 he visited Berlin, and on that occasion finally refused the office of president of the Academy of Berlin, which had been already offered to him more than once.
The flagellants paid for their own personal maintenance, but were allowed to accept board and lodging, if offered.
He therefore rejected as worthless the ontological proof offered by Aquinas.
Notwithstanding serious obstacles offered by shallows, corn, fish, salt and timber are largely shipped to and from Archangel.
As a precaution against Tatar invasions he founded fortified towns on his southern frontiers - Tambov, Kozlov, Penza and Simbirsk; but when the Don Cossacks offered him Azov, which they had captured from the Turks, and a National Assembly, convoked for the purpose of considering the question, were in favour of accepting it as a means of increasing Russian influence on the Black Sea, he decided that the town should be restored to the sultan, much to the disappointment of its captors.
Private suggestions in the same sense, offered directly and respectfully, were no better received, and no important changes were made in the legislation of the preceding reign.
The directors having offered a prize of £500 for the best engine, trials were held on a finished portion of the line at Rainhill in October 1829, and three engines took part - the Rocket of George and Robert Stephenson, the Novelty of John Braithwaite and John Ericsson, and the Sanspareil of Timothy Hackworth.
In 1831 the Baltimore & Ohio Company offered a prize of $4000 for an American engine weighing 32 tons, able to draw 15 tons at 15 m.
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.
If these special rates are published in the tariff, and are offered to all persons alike, provided they can fulfil the conditions imposed by the company, they are known as commodity rates, and are apparently a necessity in any scheme of railway charges.
To the unusual temptations thus offered for favouritism and discriminations in rates, the railways generally yielded.
(a) According to the view put forward by Dr Tylor, the sacrifice is originally a gift, offered to supernatural beings by man for the purpose of securing their favour or minimizing their hostility.
The victim was the animal of a hostile totem-kin or an animal commonly offered to the god.
Just as the German reaper leaves the last ears of corn as an offering to Wodan, so the Australian black offers a portion of a find of honey; in New South Wales a pebble is said to have been offered or a number of spears, in Queensland the skin removed in forming the body-scars.
The corpse may be burnt, in part or as a whole; portions may be assigned to the priest, the sacrificer and the gods; the skull, bones, &c., may receive special treatment; the fat or blood may be set aside, and they or the ashes may be singled out as the share of the god, to be offered upon the altar; the skin of the victim may be employed as a covering for the idol or material representative of the god, either permanently or till the next annual sacrifice.
- Sacrifices, especially of human beings, are offered immediately after a death or at a longer interval.
Their object may be (a) to provide a guide to the other world; (b) to provide the dead with servants or a retinue suitable to his rank; (c) to send messengers to keep the dead informed of the things of this world; (d) to strengthen the dead by the blood or life of a living being, in the same way that food is offered to them or blood rituals enjoined on mourners.
The remains were dismembered and carried to the fields, excepting the portion offered to the earth goddess, which was buried.
In the annual "customs" of Dahomey, now abolished, hundreds of human victims were offered.
The victim was often kept in captivity and well fed; to transfer their sins people laid their hands upon him as he was led in procession, his head covered with ashes; on the way to the place of sacrifice were three enclosures, the second open to chiefs and priest only, the third to the officiant and his helper alone; the blood of the victim was offered to the gods.
The other form, which was probably a relic of the conception of Yahweh as the author of natural fertility, was that part of the fruits of the earth should be offered to God in acknowledgment of His bounty, and that what was so offered was especially blessed and brought a blessing upon both those who offered it and those who afterwards partook of it.
1.5), and a justification for it was found in the prophecy of Malachi, "In every place incense is offered unto my name and a pure offering; for my name is great among the Gentiles, saith the Lord of hosts" (Mal.
(4) Those who offered it were required to be not only baptized Christians but also "in' love and charity one with another"; there is an indication of this latter requirement in the Sermon on the Mount (Matt.
(5) It was offered in the assembly by the hands of the president; this is stated by Justin Martyr (Apol.
In the case of the bread and wine of the Christian sacrifice, it was believed that, after having been offered and blessed, they became to those who partook of them the body and blood of Christ.
There is a clear distinction between the sacrifice and the communion which followed it, and that which is offered consists of the fruits of the earth and not of the body and blood of Christ.
The offering of bread and wine was originally brought to the altar by the person who offered it, and placed by him in the hands of the presiding officer.
(3) In offering the bread and wine the offerer offered, as in the ancient sacrifices, primarily for himself, but inasmuch as the offering was regarded as having a general propitiatory value he mentioned also the names of others in whom he was interested, and especially the departed, that they might rest in peace.
Garfield as president, and was offered by him a place in his cabinet; but this he declined, having been elected a member of the United States Senate, in which he took his seat on the 4th of March 1881.
We do not lie down at table until prayer has been offered to God, as it were a first taste.
of the Greek Euchologion contain numerous prayers to be offered over animals sacrificed; and in the form of agape such sacrifices were common in Italy and Gaul on the natalis dies of a saint, and Paulinus of Nola, the friend of Augustine, in his Latin poems, describes them (c. 400) in detail.
Between Roberval and Descartes there existed a feeling of ill - will, owing to the jealousy aroused in the mind of the former by the criticism which Descartes offered to some of the methods employed by him and by Pierre de Fermat; and this led him to criticize and oppose the analytical methods which Descartes introduced into geometry about this time.
Westermarck has shown from his observations in Morocco that the blood of the victim was considered to visit a curse upon the object to whom the sacrifice is offered and thereby the latter is made amenable to the sacrificer.
This element of public confession for sin became more prominent in the days when synagogal worship developed, and prayer took the place of the sacrificial offerings which could only be offered in the Jerusalem temple.
The last of them seems to have been Pixodarus, after whose death the crown was seized by a Persian, Orontobates, who offered a vigorous resistance to Alexander the Great.
Long after the Goths had lost Rome they still clung to Ravenna, till at length, weary of the feebleness of their own king, Vitiges, and struck with admiration of their heroic conqueror, they offered to transfer their allegiance to Belisarius on condition of his assuming the diadem of the Western Empire.
The eurapxai (" first fruits ") were conveyed to Eleusis, where sacrifice was offered by a priestess, men being prohibited from undertaking the duty.
Proerosia, at which prayers were offered for an abundant harvest, before the land was ploughed for sowing.
Mr Taft gained great influence among the more conservative Filipinos, and their entreaties to him to remain influenced him to decline the offer of a place upon the Supreme bench offered by President Roosevelt in 1902.
determined to destroy the power of the Hohenstaufen in Italy, and offered the kingdoms of Naples and Sicily, in consideration of a yearly tribute, to Charles of Anjou, in opposition to Manfred, the bastard son of the late emperor Frederick II.
In 1877 he was offered the post of vice-chancellor with a seat in the Prus s ian ministry, but refused it because Bismarck or the king would not agree to his conditions.
In May of the same year Sir Henry Docwra, at the head of a considerable army, took up a position at Derry, while Mountjoy marched from Westmeath to Newry to support him, compelling O'Neill to retire to Armagh, a large reward having been offered for his capture alive or dead.
In this he was disappointed; but he continued to fight against the parliamentarians till August 1652, when a reward was offered for his apprehension.
1 3Xaa477uLa, profane language, slander, probably derived from root of Ovi rrEt y, to injure, and 017µr7, speech), literally, defamation or evil speaking, but more peculiarly restricted to an indignity offered to the Deity by words or writing.
So the danger was averted: Alexander offered sacrifice and was shown the prophecy of Daniel, which spoke of him.
From Simon he demanded an indemnity of moo talents for his oppression and invasion of nonJewish territory: Simon offered loo talents.
It is said that Eleazar, the priest who guarded the treasure, offered Crassus the golden beam as ransom for the whole, knowing, what no one else knew, that it was mainly composed of wood.
The temple sacrifices were still offered and worshippers were admitted; but John's catapults were busy, and priest and worshippers at the altar were killed, because Eleazar's party occupied the inner courts of the Temple.
The priests existed to offer sacrifices, and by the Law no sacrifice could be offered except at the Temple of Jerusalem.
The doors of the Temple in Egypt were closed, and its sacrifices which had been offered for 243 years were prohibited.
revoked the privileges of the Jews in Poland, when the Turkish capture of Constantinople (1453) offered a new asylum for the hunted Jews of Europe.
She was the principal singer at his oratorio concerts, and acquired such a reputation as a vocalist that she was offered an engagement for the Birmingham festival, which, however, she declined.
None the less, on his return from Avignon, he again in the presence of the king enlarged upon the advantages offered by the way which the university commended.
He himself declared that he did not desire nomination, but later agreed to take the Republican nomination if it should be offered him.
Having offered sacrifice and inquired how to renew the human race, they were ordered to cast behind them the "bones of the great mother," that is, the stones from the hillside.
In this year he was offered the command of the newly formed Egyptian army, which he accepted.
Ishbaal's party became weaker and weaker; and at length Abner quarrelled with his nominal master and offered the kingdom to David.
He strengthened his position by giving his daughter Sophia in marriage to Vasily, grand-duke of Muscovy; but he never felt secure beneath the wing of the Teutonic Order, and when Jagiello removed Skirgiello from the government of Lithuania and offered it to Witowt, the compact of Ostrow (5th of August 1392) settled all differences between them.
It was not until 1403 that the kings of Aragon were able to conquer the district of Arborea, which, under the celebrated Eleonora (whose code of laws - the so-called Carta de Logu- was famous), offered a heroic resistance.
Ray Lankester) that this condition has been arrived at through some such intermediate stage as that offered by Polychaet Magelona.
The chief difficulty in this scheme is offered by the Moniligastridae, which in some degree combine the characters of both the suborders, into neither of which will they fit accurately.
He had offered himself as a candidate for the office of secretary to the Assembly of Notables which the king had just convened, and to bring his name before the public published another financial work, the Denonciation de 'agiotage, which abounded in such violent diatribes that he not only lost his election, but was obliged to retire to Tongres; and he further injured his prospects by publishing the reports he had sent in during his secret mission at Berlin.
In 1658, through the kind offices of his friend John Evelyn, Taylor was offered a lectureship in Lisburn, Ireland, by Edward Conway, second Viscount Conway.
The ultimate result was that in 1454 an embassy of the League offered Prussia to the Polish king, and that, after many years of war, the Peace of Thorn (1466) gave to Poland West Prussia, with Marienburg, Thorn, Danzig and other towns, in full possession, and, while leaving East Prussia to the Order, made the Order the vassals of Poland for the territory which it retained.
He published his Avis sur l'assiette et la repartition de la taille (1762-1770), and as president of the Societe d'agriculture de Limoges offered prizes for essays on the principles of taxation.
On the Thursday before Easter a special church service is celebrated, and the wells are beautifully ornamented with flowers, prayers being offered at each.
At the first show, held at Smithfield in 1799, two classes were provided for cattle and two for sheep, the prizes offered amounting to 52: ios.
At the centenary show in 1898 provision was made for 40 classes for cattle, 29 for sheep, 18 for pigs, and 7 for animals to be slaughtered, whilst to mark the importance of the occasion the prizes offered amounted to close upon 5000 in value.
It was in 1875 that the Smithfield Club first provided the competitive classes for lambs, and in 1883 the champion plate offered for the best pen of sheep of any age in the show was for the first time won by lambs, a pen of Hampshire Downs.
Through the commission the, money previously spent upon Queen's Plates is offered in the form of " King's Premiums " (to the number of twenty-eight in 1907) of L1 so each for thoroughbred stallions, on condition that each stallion winning a premium shall serve not less than fifty half-bred mares, if required.
Prizes are offered by the society at various agricultural shows where Hampshire Down sheep are exhibited.
In 1882, at Reading, a gold medal was given for a cream separator for horse power, whilst a prize of roo guineas offered for the most efficient and most economical method of drying hay or corn crops artificially, either before or after being stacked, was not awarded.
In 1899, at Maidstone, special prizes were offered for machines for washing hops with liquid insecticides, cream separators (power and hand), machines for the evaporation of fruit and vegetables, and packages for the carriage of (a) soft fruit, (b) hard fruit.
On the dissolution of the Company Mill was offered a seat in the new council, but declined, and retired with a pension of 1500.
Already on his wife's death in 1292 he had resigned the earldom of Carrick to his son, the future king, who presented the deed of resignation to Baliol at Stirling in August 1293, and offered the homage which his father, like his grandfather, was unwilling to render.
Thanks to French intrigues, the Knights of Malta offered the tamest defence of their capital.
Here again the Tribunate offered a vehement opposition to the measure, and in spite of official pressure passed the bill only by a majority of eight.
That power had been on the point of offering her armed mediation in revenge for his violation of her territory of Anspach; but she was fain to accept the terms which he offered at the sword's point.
What was more, Prussia, finding that Napoleon had secretly offered to the British Hanover (that gilded hook by which he caught her early in the year), now resolved to avenge this, the last of several insults.
Godoy, having the prospect of the Algarve before him, likewise offered no opposition to the advance of Napoleon's troops to the capital; and so it came about that Murat, named by Napoleon his Lieutenant in Spain, was able to enter Madrid in force and without opposition from that usually clannish populace.
On the 27th of March he offered the crown of Spain to his brother Louis, king of Holland, in these terms: "The climate of Holland does not suit you; besides Holland can never rise from its ruins.
It is also known as Sidra' d'neshmatha, " Book of Souls," and besides hymns and doctrinal discourses contains prayers to be offered by the priests at sacrifice and at meals, as well as other liturgical matter.
At the Riksdag assembled at Stockholm in 1697, the estates, jealous of the influence of the regents, offered full sovereignty to the young monarch, the senate acquiesced, and, after some hesitation, Charles at last declared that he could not resist the urgent appeal of his subjects and would take over the government of the realm "in God's name."
Surik), west of Zorah, and when her countrymen offered her an enormous bribe to betray him, she set to work to find out the source of his strength.
Owing to the marshy site the foundations of buildings in Venice offered considerable difficulties.
Internally this period is characterized by the attempt of three powerful families, the Particiachi, the Candiani and the Orseoli, to create an hereditary dogeship, and the violent resistance offered by the people.
So far as European politics are concerned, the latter years of the republic are made memorable by one important event: the resistance which Venice, under the guidance of Fra Paolo Sarpi, offered to the growing claims of the Curia Romana, advanced by Pope Paul V.
Excellent political training such a government unquestionably offered; but it became unworkable as disparities of social condition increased, as the number of legal voters (above 7000 in 1822) became greater, and as the population ceased to be homogeneous in blood.
It will no doubt aid the understanding of the functions of the latter if some explanation is offered of the needs met by the former, which are sometimes known technically as " deferred deliveries."
" It is an acknowledged historical fact," says Butler, " that Christianity offered itself to the world, and demanded to be received, upon the allegation - i.e.
In other spheres the immunities and exemptions of the Church offered a far more serious problem, and especially in the sphere of finance.
Repeated appeals had been sent to the West from the beginning of the Egyptian affair (1163) onwards; while in 1184-1185 a great mission, on which the patriarch of Jerusalem and the masters of the Templars and the Hospitallers were all present, came to France and England, and offered the crown of Jerusalem to Philip Augustus and Henry II.
Richard soon followed; but while Philip sailed straight for Acre, Richard occupied himself by the way in conquering Cyprus - partly out of knight-errantry, and in order to avenge an insult offered to his betrothed wife Berengaria by the despot of the island, partly perhaps out of policy, and in order to provide a basis of supplies and of operations for the armies attempting to recover Palestine.
of Toulouse on account of the murder of a papal legate who was attempting to suppress Manichaeism, and offered all Catholics the right to occupy and guard his territories.
Here the sultan reiterated terms which he had already offered several times before - the cession of most of the kingdom of Jerusalem, the surrender of the cross (captured by Saladin in 1187), and the restoration of all prisoners.
commercial reasons for wishing to establish a strong position in Egypt, and to the Templars and Hospitallers, who did not feel satisfied by the terms offered by the sultan, because he wished to retain in his hands the two fortresses of Krak and Monreal.
The Cape government therefore offered no opposition to the appeal made by the Basuto themselves to the imperial government to take them over, and, moreover, Cape Colony undertook to pay towards the cost of administration an annual contribution of £18,000.
At the head of a band of 300 free lances he offered his services first to the count of Barcelona; then, failing him, to Moktadir, the Arab king of Saragossa, of the race of the Beni Houd.
According to the Spartans, the image of Artemis was transported by Orestes and Iphigeneia to Laconia, where the goddess was worshipped as Artemis Orthia, the human sacrifices originally offered to her being abolished by Lycurgus and replaced by the flogging of youths (diamastigosis, Pausan.
In 1740 Maclaurin divided with Leonhard Euler and Daniel Bernoulli the prize offered by the French Academy of Sciences for an essay on tides.
He was an unsuccessful competitor for the Burnett prize offered in 1811 for an essay on the existence and attributes of God.
On the most burning question, that of criminous clerks, he offered a compromise.
The shrine was magnificently adorned with the gold and silver and jewels offered by the pious.
It seems inconceivable, however, that any other site should have been preferred by the primitive settlers to the Acropolis, which offered the greatest advantages for defence; the Pnyx, owing to its proximity to the centres of civic life, can never have been deserted, and that portion which lay within the city walls must have been fully occupied when Athens was crowded during the Peloponnesian War.
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