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  • Each took a copy and one was held by the scribe to be stored in the archives.

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  • The virtues of a scribe are honesty and care (or in a single word fidelity) and intelligence.

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  • That the word " thirtieth " is old, appears from the fact that a scribe has added a gloss (vv.

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  • The pen became finer in course of time, enabling the scribe to write very small.

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  • It is related that Ezra, the scribe and priest, returned to Jerusalem with priests and Levites, lay exiles, and a store of vessels for the Temple.

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  • A scribe who preserves in his spelling the traces of a bygone age is probably trustworthy.

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  • also until some scribe altered it.

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  • The story of this scribe (now combined with the memoirs of Nehemiah) crystallizes the new movement inaugurated after a return of exiles from Babylonia.

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  • For the scribe, as for the man at the plough-tail, the Law was the rule of life.

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  • Scribe, who shared with him, as librettist, the success and growing popularity of his compositions.

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  • Is a scribe, who recognizes under a corruption the word certainly intended, to perpetuate the error of the exemplar?

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  • These errors arise from the default of the scribe or copyist, and, in the case of printed books, the compositor.'

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  • The question whether the writing as a whole is pseudonymous, or only the superscription a mistaken conjecture by the scribe of Jude 1 is of secondary importance.

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  • After saying how Map translated the romance from the Latin at the bidding of King Henry, the usual statement, the scribe adds "qui riche loier l'en donor."

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  • A scribe again who scrupulously records the presence of a lacuna or illegibility in what he is copying, inspires us with confidence in the rest of his work.

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  • As a source for the text it is superseded by the printed edition, and if there is more than one, then by the latest printed edition, which has been revised in proof by the author, or, in certain cases, by his representative; and the task of the textual critic is restricted to the detection of "misprints," in other words, of errors which the compositor (the modern analogue to the scribe) has made in "setting up" the manuscript, and which have escaped the notice of the proof-reader and the author or his representative.

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  • It is possible that the Apology was read to Hadrian in person when he visited Athens, and that the Syriac inscription was prefixed by a scribe on the analogy of Justin's Apology, a mistake being made in the amplification of Hadrian's name.

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  • The corrections of s e are important, as they are based (according to a note by that scribe, at the end of Esther) on an early copy which had been corrected by, Pamphilus, the disciple of Origen, friend of Eusebius and founder of a library at Caesarea.

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  • Already well known as a scribe, Ezra's labours were magnified by subsequent tradition.

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  • In plays by contemporary authors she created the characters of Judith and Cleopatra in the tragedies of Madame de Girardin, but perhaps her most successful appearance was in 1849 in Scribe and Legouve's Adrienne Lecouvreur, which was written for her.

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  • His ready pen, clear thought and elegant style, made him the scribe of the Reformation, most public documents on that side being drawn up by him.

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  • is the only Jewish scribe whose name is mentioned in the New Testament he became a subject of Christian legend, and a monk of the 12th century (Hermann the Premonstratensian) relates how he met Jews in Worms studying Gamaliel's commentary on the Old Testament, thereby most probably meaning the Talmud.

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  • It was written by three scribes of whom the writer of the New Testament was identified by Tischendorf as the scribe D of x (cod.

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  • Men of genius were not wanting in the long history of Egypt; two doctors, Imhotp (Imuthes), the architect of Zoser, in the, Ilird Dynasty, and Amenophis (Amenhotp), son of Hap, the wise scribe under Amenophis III.

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  • In other cases the transitional steps are shrouded nystery; we do not know, for example, why the ibis Thoth 1equently became the patron of the fine arts, the inventor ~riting, and the scribe of the gods.

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  • The written nieroglyphs, formed by the scribe with the reed pen on papyrus, eather, wooden tablets, &c., have their outlines more or less abbreyitted, producing eventually the cursive scripts hieratic and demotmc. The written hieroglyphs were employed at all periods, especially or religious texts, Hieratic.A kind of cursive hieroglyphic or hieratic writing is ound even in the 1st Dynasty.

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  • The scribe could train the individual in morals and in manners; but the high priest was the ruler of the nation.

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  • The text was written, according to Tischendorf, by four scribes, of whom he identified one as also the scribe of cod.

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  • Ezra, a scribe of repute, well versed in the laws of Moses, returns with a band of exiles in order to reorganize the religious community.

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  • When they were baffled, the Sadducees, to whose party the chief priests belonged, sought in vain to pose Him with a problem as to the resurrection of the dead; and after that a more honest scribe confessed the truth of His teaching as to the supremacy of love to God and man over all the sacrificial worship of the Temple, and was told in reply that he was not far from the kingdom of God.

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  • The fidelity of a scribe has to be judged chiefly by internal tests, and these are best applied to his work in passages where there is no reasonable doubt of the correctness of the transmitted text.

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  • One of the most vexed questions of textual criticism, and one which divides scholars more perhaps than any other, is the question to what extent admitted imperfections and inconsistencies may properly be left in a text as due to the default of an author rather than of a scribe or compositor.

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  • SHAMMAI, a Jewish scribe of the time of King Herod, whom tradition almost invariably couples with Hillel, with whom he stood in striking contrast, not merely in legal-religious decisions and discussions, but also in character and temperament.

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  • Obviously, the archetype placed Hebrews between Galatians and Ephesians, but the scribe altered the order and put it between 2 Thess.

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  • If the autograph of a work is not accessible, there is no means of distinguishing between the involuntary errors of a scribe and the involuntary errors- "slips of pen" - of an author.

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  • To have done so would have been impossible, in spite of his brilliant gifts, had he been no more than the "wretched scribe" sneered at by Napoleon.

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  • the first letters of poems in verse and of paragraphs in prose usually, and the initial letters of lines in verse occasionally, were written separate and by another person than the scribe (who was called the rubricator), and hence were apt to be omitted.

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  • The writer was known, and it was in this connexion that Napoleon referred to him as "a wretched scribe named Gentz, one of those men without honour who sell themselves for money."

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  • (II) Son of Hilkiah and grandfather of Ezra the Scribe (Ezra vii.

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  • 4).] If Tischendorf was right in identifying the scribe of B with that of part of x, it is obvious that these MSS.

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  • Such alterations may be due to the writer or writers of the MS., called the scribe or scribes, or to some other person or persons (for there may be several) called correctors.

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  • It was corrected many times, especially in the 6th century, by a scribe known as a and in the 7th by x°.

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  • Occasionally a scribe of the old times indulged us fancy in ~ sportive oi~ mystetious writing, either inventing new signs or employing old ones in unusual meanings.

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  • Proper names, technical expressions, quotations from foreign languages, and frequent change of subject, are all likely to cause difficulty to a scribe and error in his work.

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  • EZRA (from a Hebrew word meaning "help"), in the Bible, the famous scribe and priest at the time of the return of the Jews in the reign of the Persian king Artaxerxes I.

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  • The first maxim is indisputable, provided we understand by "harder" harder to the scribe, and by "easier" easier to the scribe.

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  • He again led the vanguard in the emperor Henry's expedition against Burilas the Bulgarian, and he is represented by the Valenciennes scribe as encouraging his sovereign to the attack in a long speech.

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  • They add that in the next year Jeremiah's scribe Baruch read the prophecies of Jeremiah first to the people assembled in the Temple, then to the " princes," and then to the king, who decided his own future policy by burning Baruch's roll in the brazier.

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  • But even in the Talmud the reign of Alexandra is described in apocalyptic language such as is commonly applied to the future age, and if allowance be made for the symbolism proper to revelations it is clear that essentially the scribe and the seer have the same purpose and even the same doctrines.

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  • "Written by Enoch the scribe," &c. Then comes xci.

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  • descent into Sheol is intensely tragic. Whether these discourses were all uttered between the investment of Jerusalem and its fall, or were here inserted by Ezekiel or by a scribe, it is not possible to say.

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  • The rule went to the sultana, and her trusted agent Ibn AbI Amir Mahommed ben Abdallahan Arab of noble descent, who in his early life was a scribe, and who rose by making himself useful first to the ministers and to the favorite wife.

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  • 52 ("every scribe"); xxiv.

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  • This addition may therefore have been originally the marginal note of a pious scribe which was afterwards transferred to the text.

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  • scribe of the law of the God of Heaven " .

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  • Your humble scribe has been there, along with many others.

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  • carbide scribe cable TV.

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  • He has no evidence at all for his big lie that Matthew was written by a Jewish scribe.

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  • rearranged on the arbor to cut the profile or the scribe.

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  • He was the " scribe of the law of the God of Heaven ".

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  • Scribal additions, for instance, are marked up with the element add: Here the scribe added add an /add indefinite article.

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  • To the last mentioned are prefixed (a) the scribe's genealogy, which traces him back to Aaron and names as his immediate ancestor, Seraiah, who had been slain 130 years previously (Ezr.

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  • The game story, penned by former Hulk scribe Paul Jenkins, chronicles the struggle of Bruce Banner, the alter ego of the Hulk, to cope with and hopefully discover a cure for his destructive inner demons.

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  • An impressive graphic designer that runs the website The Tengwar Scribe created a great font from Tengwar that you can purchase and download.

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  • The decision given was embodied in writing, sealed and witnessed by the judges, the elders, witnesses and a scribe.

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  • If a man had leisure to be wise - and this is not for many - he should study the Scriptures which had come down, and so become a scribe.

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  • The latter is a diary of events kept during Sir Stamford Raffles' administration by his Malay scribe.

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  • The comparative feebleness of the style has led to the conjecture that, even if the basis of the prophecy be Isaianic, yet in its present form it must have undergone the manipulation of a scribe.

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  • Then, under the auspices of the empress GemmyO, the original plan was carried out in 712, Yasumaro being the scribe.

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  • The prophecy must, therefore, be regarded as anonymous; the title was added by the compiler 1 A Hebrew tradition given in the Targum of Jonathan, and approved by Jerome, identifies Malachi with Ezra the priest and scribe.

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  • Other repetitions of words already written and anticipations of words yet to be written are also found, through the scribe's eye wandering into the preceding or the following context.

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  • For the latter are in fact only scribe's mistakes, the author being his own amanuensis.

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  • conflateclusion of the flight of the angel may actually be the result of the scribe partially conflating the two texts 31.

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  • The second concerns editorial emendations, where the original scribe has clearly made an error.

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  • He was immensely proud of his " A " classification accorded by the " New Domesday scribe " .

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  • The reality of the difficulties will be apparent from the fact that it has been suggested that the Assyrian scribe wrote "Ahab" for his son "Jehoram" (Kamphausen, Kittel), and that the very identification of the name with Ahab of Israel has been questioned (Homer, Proc. Soc. Bibl.

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  • The components are rearranged on the arbor to cut the profile or the scribe.

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  • They don't scribe exact locations on maps or what a character said.

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  • Using a scribe A scribe writes or types the candidate 's answers from dictation.

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  • Scribe Ehren Kruger, who is teaming with Bobker and helmer Iain Softley on Skeleton Key for Universal Pictures, penned the Grimm screenplay.

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  • scribal additions, for instance, are marked up with the element add: Here the scribe added add an /add indefinite article.

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  • Scribe's Life Pack It took years of training to become an ancient Egyptian scribe's Life Pack It took years of training to become an ancient Egyptian scribe.

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  • Or does the scribe mean nothing by his/her addition or omission of the full stop?

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  • using a scribe A scribe writes or types the candidate's answers from dictation.

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  • In today's Gospel we have a scribe who is genuinely seeking the truth.

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  • Such problems were used in the training of scribes -- here we see an Egyptian scribe.

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  • We may even suspect that these verses were written by a scribe of a later age for the position they now occupy.

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  • The record of the confirmation at Wilton was added by the scribe who also wrote the main text of S 1438, MS.

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  • What Good Woodworking said... nd alcohol marketers are reaching more young viewers by focusing more attention on tungsten carbide scribe cable TV.

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  • As a sixteenth century scribe put it: ' Those who observe the codices, those who recite them.

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  • tungsten carbide scribe cable TV.

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  • Mendel Dessau was a poor scribe - a writer of scrolls - and his son Moses in his boyhood developed curvature of the spine.

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  • Since the book of Baruch (named after Jeremiah's scribe) is now recognized to be considerably later (probably after the destruction of Jerusalem A.D.

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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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  • It was corrected many times, especially in the 6th century, by a scribe known as a and in the 7th by x°.

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  • To take an instance already referred to, it is not clear at first sight whether in the couplet from Propertius Scythiae is more likely to be a misrecollection of some text of the 1st century A.D., or Scythicis some scribe's assimilation which made its way into the transmitted text in the course of the next thousand years.

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  • der Astron., p. 169), where aeXnvaiov is probably a scribe's error for ..;, SLaKov.

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  • Scribe 's Life Pack It took years of training to become an ancient Egyptian scribe.

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  • The common policeman, the insignificant scribe in a public office, and even the actors in the "imperial" theatres, were protected against public censure as effectually as the government itself; for the whole administration was considered as one and indivisible, and an attack on the humblest representative of the imperial authority was looked on as an indirect attack on the fountain from which that authority flowed.

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