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  • Seth was born after the murder of Abel, and in iv.

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  • Bryant and Abel B.

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  • Franklin's Autobiography was begun in 1771 as a private chronicle for his son, Governor William Franklin; the papers, bringing the story of his father's life down to 1730, were lost by the governor during the War of Independence, and in 1783 came into the possession of Abel James, who restored them to Franklin and urged him to complete the sketch.

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  • Franklin's Autobiography was begun in 1771 as a private chronicle for his son, Governor William Franklin; the papers, bringing the story of his father's life down to 1730, were lost by the governor during the War of Independence, and in 1783 came into the possession of Abel James, who restored them to Franklin and urged him to complete the sketch.

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  • At the beginning of the 1 Translated by Abel Remusat, Nouveaux Mélanges Asiatiques (1829).

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  • Several modifications of this and of the Abel heat test are also in use.

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  • According to Abel, the most favourable effect is produced by from I to 12% of phosphorus.

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  • Abel and A.

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  • In the same and the two following centuries, though the coasts were visited by many illustrious navigators, as Willem Schouten and Jacob Lemaire, Abel Tasman, William Dampier, L.

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  • Alva Woods (1794-1887), a nephew of the elder Leonard and the son of Abel Woods (1765-1850), a Baptist preacher, graduated at Harvard in 1817 and at Andover Theological Seminary in 1821, and was ordained as a Baptist minister.

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  • He sold his share in the property in 1776 for £35,000, and took leave of the stage by playing a round of his favourite characters - Hamlet, Lear, Richard and Benedick, among Shakespearian parts; Lusignan in Zara, Aaron Hill's adaptation of Voltaire's Zaire; and Kitely in his own adaptation of Ben Jonson's Archer in Farquhar's Beaux' Stratagem; Abel Drugger in Ben Jonson's Alchemist; Sir John Brute in Vanbrugh's Provoked Wife; Leon in Fletcher's Rule a Wife and have a Wife.

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  • Abel (Leipzig, 1893).

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  • Abel (Leipzig, 1893).

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  • Previous attempts at concord had been made at the request of different rulers, especially by Jacob Andrea with his Swabian Concordia in 1573, and Abel Scherdinger with the Maulbronn Formula in 1575.

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  • In 1875 Sir Frederick Abel, at the request of the British Government, began to investigate the matter, and in August 1879 the " Abel test " was legalized.

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  • It is still customary to determine the open flash-point and firetest of lubricating oils, but the close flash-point is also usually ascertained, a modification of the Abel or Abel-Pensky apparatus, known as the Pensky-Martens, having been devised for the purpose.

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  • P. Niceron and Abel Rotholf de la Deveze; E.

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  • They believed that Cain derived his existence from the superior power, and Abel from the inferior power, and that in this respect he was the first of a line which included Esau, Korah, the Sodomites and Judas Iscariot.

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  • 22) - contrast strongly with the yearning over Jerusalem: " The blood of Abel the just " and " the blood of Zacharias son of Barachias " (Matt.

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  • Abel and C. G.

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  • Legendre had pursued the subject which would now be called elliptic integrals alone from 1786 to 1827, the results of his labours having been almost entirely neglected by his contemporaries, but his work had scarcely appeared in 1827 when the discoveries which were independently made by the two young and as yet unknown mathematicians Abel and Jacobi placed the subject on a new basis, and revolutionized it completely.

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  • In 1847, in consequence of the fall from power of the Abel ministry in Bavaria, with which he had been in close relations, he was removed from his professorship at Munich, but in 1849 he was invited to occupy the chair of ecclesiastical history.

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  • Thomas Abel Brimage Spratt >>

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  • 22) - contrast strongly with the yearning over Jerusalem: " The blood of Abel the just " and " the blood of Zacharias son of Barachias " (Matt.

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  • Abel, the cotton is ground into a pulp, a process which greatly facilitates the complete removal of acids, &c. This pulp is finally drained, and is then either compressed,while still moist, into slabs or blocks when required for blasting purposes, or it is dried when required for the manufacture of propellants.

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  • (2) The story of Cain and Abel, in 124 lines.

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  • Abel, aeiden, 1887; cf.

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  • NIELS HENRIK ABEL (1802-1829), Norwegian mathematician, was born at Findoe on the 25th of August 1802.

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  • About this time, his father, a poor Protestant minister, died, and the family was left in straitened circumstances; but a small pension from the state allowed Abel to enter Christiania University in 1821.

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  • This project was warmly encouraged by Abel, who contributed much to the success of the venture.

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  • Bjerknes, Niels Henrik Abel: Tableau de sa vie et son action scientifique (Paris, 1885); Lucas de Peslouan, Niels Henrik Abel (Paris, 1906).

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  • The finest of these are "Cain and Abel," and "Samson with the Gates of Gaza."

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  • Abel Francois Villemain >>

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  • ABEL SERVIEN, MARQUIS DE SABLE AND DE BOISDAUPHIN, COMTE DE LA ROCHE-SERVIEN (1593-1659), French diplomat, was born at Grenoble, the son of Antoine Servien, procuratorgeneral of the estates of Dauphine.

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  • Abel and B.

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  • Writing to Abel Pouppin (in or about 1547) he complains that Calvin would not return his manuscript, and adds, " mihi ob earn rem moriendum esse certo scio."

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  • Thus it was that a great South Land appeared on the maps, the belief in the prodigious extension of which certainly received a severe shock by Abel Tasman's voyage of circumnavigation, but was only overthrown after Cook's great voyages had proved that any southern land which existed could not extend appreciably beyond the polar circle.

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  • In 1642 Abel Janszoon Tasman sailed on a voyage of discovery from Batavia, the headquarters of the governor and council of the Dutch East Indies, under whose auspices the expedition was undertaken.

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  • His reputation was made in four great criminal cases - those of Abel F.

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  • Abel (1885).

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  • In 1642 the governor and council of Batavia fitted out two ships to prosecute the discovery of the south land, then believed to be part of a vast Antarctic continent, and entrusted the command to Captain Abel Jansen Tasman.

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  • In 1643 Abel Tasman arrived at Tongatapu and was more fortunate.

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  • And the position assigned by the Sethians (EnOcavoi) to Seth is precisely similar to that given by the Mandaeans to Abel.

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  • In the next and last period the progress of pure mathematics has been dominated by the critical spirit introduced by the German mathematicians under the guidance of Weierstrass, though foreshadowed by earlier analysts, such as Abel.

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  • Under Abel's guidance, the prevailing obscurities of analysis began to be cleared, new fields were entered upon and the study of functions so advanced as to provide mathematicians with numerous ramifications along which progress could be made.

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  • Thomas Abel >>

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  • A rigorous demonstration was wanting for many years, Leonhard Euler's proof for negative and fractional values being faulty, and was finally given by Niels Heinrik Abel.

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  • This piece was played after the fall of the Terror, but the fratricide of Timoleon became the text for insinuations to the effect that by his silence Joseph de Chenier had connived at the judicial murder of Andre, whom Joseph's enemies alluded to as Abel.

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  • In his old age he married the daughter of King Abel.

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  • By 1642 they had spread to South Island, for there Abel Jansen Tasman found them when, in the course of his circuitous voyage from Java in the "Heemskirk," he chanced upon the archipelago, coasted along much of its western side, though without venturing to land, and gave it the name it still bears.

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  • But the most modern results employed with gunpowder are based on the experiments of Noble and Abel (Phil.

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  • 25 a popular etymology is given of his name - Adam's wife called his name Seth, "For God," saith she, "bath appointed, shath, me another seed instead of Abel."

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  • In 1834 Dr Debell Bennett made scientific researches in the Society, Hawaiian and Marquesas Islands, in 1835 Captain Robert Fitzroy was accompanied by Charles Darwin, and in 1836 sqq., Abel Aubert du Petit-Thouars was carrying on the work of the French in the Pacific. During his voyage of 1837-1840, Dumont d'Urville was again in Polynesia, working westward from the Paumotu and Marquesas Islands by Fiji and the Solomon, Loyalty and Louisiade groups to New Guinea.

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  • Barnes was one of six executed on the same day: two, William Jerome and Thomas Gerrard, were, like himself, burnt for heresy under the Six Articles; three, Thomas Abel, Richard Fetherstone and Edward Powell, were hanged for treason in denying the royal supremacy.

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  • With Abel Remusat he was joint founder of the Societe asiatique, and was inspector of oriental types at the royal printing press.

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  • Cain and Abel indeed are not sons of Adam, but of Satan and Eve; Seth, however, who is full of light, is the offspring of Adam by Eve.

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  • Exploring expeditions were sent to Australia under his auspices in 1636 and 1642, and Abel Tasman named after him (Van Diemen's Land) the island now called Tasmania.

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  • Abel's monograph " The History of Events Resulting in Indian Consolidation West of the Mississippi," in vol.

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  • This group, so named by Abel Tasman in 1643, is also called Leuenewa or Lord Howe, and is densely inhabited by natives said to be of Polynesian origin.

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  • ABEL (Hebrew for breath), the second son of Adam, slain by Cain, his elder brother (Gen.

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  • The narrative in Genesis which tells us that "the Lord had respect unto Abel and to his offering, but unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect," is supplemented by the statement of the New Testament, that "by faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain" (Heb.

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  • 4), and that Cain slew Abel "because his own works were evil and his brother's righteous" (1 John iii.

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  • the name Jabal), and a distinction is drawn between the pastoral Abel and the agriculturist Cain.

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  • Sir Frederick Augustus Abel >>

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  • He was president of the Chemical Society in 1897, and of the British Association in 1902, served on the Balfour Commission on London Water Supply (1893-1894), and as a member of the Committee on Explosives (1888-1891) invented cordite jointly with Sir Frederick Abel.

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  • In 1812 he exhibited "Cain after the murder of Abel" (formerly in Luxembourg), and, on the return of the Bourbons, was much employed in works of restoration and decoration at Versailles.

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  • In 1820 Abel Remusat published his Recherches sur les langues tartares, a chapter of which was devoted to Tibetan.

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  • For his life and times see Tafinger, Leichenrede (Stuttgart, 1750); Prof. Abel in Moser's Patriot.

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  • Abel, Kaiser Otto IV.

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  • In 1837 the Ultramontanes came into power with Karl von Abel (1788-1859) as prime minister.

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  • On the 17th of February 1847, Abel was dismissed, for publishing his memorandum against the proposal to naturalize Lola, who was an Irishwoman; and the Protestant Georg Ludwig von Maurer took his place.

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  • Probably the passage was originally independent of the document which told of Cain and Abel and of the Flood; Jabal may be a variant of Abel.

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  • It may have been a piece of folk-song celebrating the prowess of the tribe of Lamech; or it may have had some relation to a story of Cain and Abel in which Cain was a hero and not a villain.

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  • Besides the works already quoted of Abel.

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  • In Bavaria, too, his government became more and more conservative, especially after Karl Abel became the head of the ministry in 1837.

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  • This was due to the king's relations with the Spanish dancer Lola Montez, who appeared in Munich in October 1846, and soon succeeded by her beauty and wit in fascinating the king, who was always susceptible to feminine charms. The political importance of this lay in the fact that the royal mistress began to use her great influence against the clerical policy of the Abel ministry.

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  • The position was still further embittered by the fact that, owing to an indiscretion, the memorandum became known to the public. Thereupon the king, irritated and outraged, replaced Abel's Clerical ministry by a more accommodating Liberal one under Zu Rhein under which Lola Montez without more difficulty became Countess Landsberg.

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  • Then citing from Genesis and 2 Chronicles, the first and last books in the order of the Jewish Bible, He declared that all righteous blood from that of Abel to that of Zachariah should be required of that generation.

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  • Abel, Die Legende vom heiligen Johann von Nepomuk (1855); and particularly vol.

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  • This monthly magazine,organized by the Rev. Abel Charles Thomas (1807-1880), pastor of the First Universalist Church, was from October 1840 to March 1841 made up of articles prepared for some of the many improvement circles or literary societies; it then became broader in its scope, received more spontaneous contributions, and from October 1842 until December 1845 was edited by Harriot F.

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  • SIR FREDERICK AUGUSTUS ABEL, Bart.

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  • His first instrument, the open-test apparatus, was prescribed by the act of 1868, but, being found to possess certain defects, it was superseded in 1879 by the Abel close-test instrument (see Petroleum).

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  • In electricity Abel studied the construction of electrical fuses and other applications of electricity to warlike purposes, and his work on problems of steel manufacture won him in 1897 the Bessemer medal of the Iron and Steel Institute, of which from 1891 to 1893 he was president.

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  • Karl Friedrich Abel >>

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  • The phosphide obtained by heating cupric phosphate, Cu 2 H 2 P 2 O 81 in hydrogen, when mixed with potassium and cuprous sulphides or levigated coke, constitutes " Abel's fuse," which is used as a primer.

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  • Abel Janszoon Tasman >>

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  • ABEL FRANCOIS VILLEMAIN (1790-1867), French politician and man of letters, was born in Paris on the 9th of June 1790.

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  • Though the names Abel and Abila differ in derivation and in meaning, their similarity has given rise to the tradition that this was the place of Abel's burial.

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  • Among the celebrities of Hoorn are William Schouten, who discovered in 1616 the passage round Cape Horn, or Hoorn, as he named it in honour of his birthplace; Abel Janszoon Tasman, whose fame is associated with Tasmania; and Jan Pietersz Coen, governorgeneral of the Dutch East Indies.

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  • While an undergraduate he published two dissertations, On the Tree of Life in Paradise, with some Observations on the Fall of Man, and On the Oblations of Cain and Abel (2nd ed., 1747), which procured him the honour of a bachelor's degree before the statutory time.

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  • Abel Lefranc.

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  • Abel and K.

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  • Abel >>

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  • d'Aubigne, Brantome, Castelnau, Haton, la Place, Montluc, la Noue, l'Estoile, Ste Foy, de Thou, Tavannes, &c.; the published correspondence of Catherine de' Medici, Marguerite de Valois, and the Venetian ambassadors; and Calendars of State Papers, &c. See also Abel Desjardins, Charles IX, deux annees de regne (Paris, 1873); de la Ferriere, Le XVI' siecle et les Valois (Paris, 1879); H.

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  • Abel, G.

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  • It was begun by Duke Abel in 1 248; in 1808 it was burned.

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  • Calvin, seine Kirche and sein Staat in Genf (2 vols., 1869, 1899, unfinished); Abel Lefranc, La Jeunesse de Calvin (Paris, 1888); E.

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  • ABEL (better [[Abell), Thomas]] (d.

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  • In 1533, he published his Invicta Veritas (with the fictitious pressmark of Luneberge, to avoid suspicion), which contained an answer to the numerous tracts supporting Henry's ecclesiastical claims. After an imprisonment of more than six years, Abel was sentenced to death for denying the royal supremacy in the church, and was executed at Smithfield on the Both of July 1540.

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  • A few islands in the north-east of the group were first seen by Abel Tasman in 1643.

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  • In 1863 there were brilliant cavalry manoeuvres in its vicinity, which resulted in the capture (May 3) of Colonel Abel D.

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  • The primitive record is continued in the story of Cain and Abel (iv.), where the old-time problem of Cain's wife and the reference to other human beings (iv.

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  • the story of Cain and Abel in the earlier source).

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  • 22), and Cush the son of Ham is the father tiller Cain who becomes the typical nomad and the pastoral Abel (iv.

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  • t seq.), and the present story of Cain and his murder of Abel really places the former in an unfavourable light.

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  • 3 The works which he composed in Chinese are numerous; a list of them (apparently by no means complete, however) will be found in Kircher's China Illustrata, and also in Abel Remusat's Nouveaux Melanges Asiatiques (ii.

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  • The power of the state was confided to middle-class men, faithful servants during the evil days: Abel Servien, Michel le Tellier, Hugues de Lionne.

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  • Trent"), "The Soul and the Stars," in the Universit y Magazine, 1880 (reprinted in Dobson and Wilde, Natal Astrology, 1893); Abel Haatan, Traite d'astrologie judiciaire (Paris, 1825); Fomalhaut, Manuel d'astrologie spherique et judiciaire (Paris, 1897).

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  • He was educated in Paris, where, under the guidance of Michel Breal and Abel Bergaigne, he imbibed a love for Oriental studies, to which for a time he entirely devoted himself.

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  • Abel, then also staying at Berlin, founded his famous Journal (1826).

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  • Abel (1883) and A.

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  • All the while Abel could hear the voice calling, demanding, inviting, its cries ringing out across the valley bottom.

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  • A similar proof using discrete Abel summation delivers a variant of the theorem in terms of ls instead of li.

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  • The relationship is expressed more exactly by Abel's summation formula.

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  • Abel Ridley, an English knight, spares his life for the promise of a huge ransom.

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  • shawl woven by Abel Towler was presented to Queen Victoria's on her visit to the city.

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  • fall of Dan and Shiloh), and if their eponym is Cain, the story of Cain and Abel serves, amid a variety of purposes, to condemn the murder of the settled agriculturist by the nomad, but curiously allows that any retaliation upon Cain shall be avenged (see below, note 5).

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  • In 1642 Abel Janszoon Tasman sailed on a voyage of discovery from Batavia, the headquarters of the governor and council of the Dutch East Indies, under whose auspices the expedition was undertaken.

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  • His reputation was made in four great criminal cases - those of Abel F.

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  • Abel (1885).

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  • In 1642 the governor and council of Batavia fitted out two ships to prosecute the discovery of the south land, then believed to be part of a vast Antarctic continent, and entrusted the command to Captain Abel Jansen Tasman.

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  • In 1643 Abel Tasman arrived at Tongatapu and was more fortunate.

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  • Indeed, as has been seen, they appropriate the entire personale of the Bible from Adam, Seth, Abel, Enos and Pharaoh to Jesus and John, a phenomenon which bears witness to the close relations of the Mandaean doctrine both with Judaism and Christianity - not the less close because they were relations of hostility.

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  • And the position assigned by the Sethians (EnOcavoi) to Seth is precisely similar to that given by the Mandaeans to Abel.

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  • Previous attempts at concord had been made at the request of different rulers, especially by Jacob Andrea with his Swabian Concordia in 1573, and Abel Scherdinger with the Maulbronn Formula in 1575.

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  • In 1875 Sir Frederick Abel, at the request of the British Government, began to investigate the matter, and in August 1879 the " Abel test " was legalized.

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  • It is still customary to determine the open flash-point and firetest of lubricating oils, but the close flash-point is also usually ascertained, a modification of the Abel or Abel-Pensky apparatus, known as the Pensky-Martens, having been devised for the purpose.

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  • P. Niceron and Abel Rotholf de la Deveze; E.

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  • iv.), was a tiller of the ground, whilst his younger brother, Abel, was a keeper of sheep. Enraged because the Lord accepted Abel's offering, and rejected his own, he slew his brother in the field (see Abel).

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  • The story of Cain and Abel, which appears to represent the nomad life as a curse, may be an attempt to explain the origin of an existence which in the eyes of the settled agriculturist was one of continual restlessness, whilst at the same time it endeavours to find a reason for the institution of blood-revenge on the theory that at some remote age a man (or tribe) had killed his brother (or brother tribe).

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  • They believed that Cain derived his existence from the superior power, and Abel from the inferior power, and that in this respect he was the first of a line which included Esau, Korah, the Sodomites and Judas Iscariot.

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  • Abel and A.

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  • In the next and last period the progress of pure mathematics has been dominated by the critical spirit introduced by the German mathematicians under the guidance of Weierstrass, though foreshadowed by earlier analysts, such as Abel.

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  • At the beginning of the 1 Translated by Abel Remusat, Nouveaux Mélanges Asiatiques (1829).

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  • Bryant and Abel B.

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  • Abel, the cotton is ground into a pulp, a process which greatly facilitates the complete removal of acids, &c. This pulp is finally drained, and is then either compressed,while still moist, into slabs or blocks when required for blasting purposes, or it is dried when required for the manufacture of propellants.

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  • Guncottons are usually tested by the Abel heat test for stability (see CORDITE).

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  • Several modifications of this and of the Abel heat test are also in use.

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  • According to Abel, the most favourable effect is produced by from I to 12% of phosphorus.

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  • Alva Woods (1794-1887), a nephew of the elder Leonard and the son of Abel Woods (1765-1850), a Baptist preacher, graduated at Harvard in 1817 and at Andover Theological Seminary in 1821, and was ordained as a Baptist minister.

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  • (2) The story of Cain and Abel, in 124 lines.

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  • Abel, aeiden, 1887; cf.

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  • NIELS HENRIK ABEL (1802-1829), Norwegian mathematician, was born at Findoe on the 25th of August 1802.

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  • About this time, his father, a poor Protestant minister, died, and the family was left in straitened circumstances; but a small pension from the state allowed Abel to enter Christiania University in 1821.

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  • This project was warmly encouraged by Abel, who contributed much to the success of the venture.

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  • Under Abel's guidance, the prevailing obscurities of analysis began to be cleared, new fields were entered upon and the study of functions so advanced as to provide mathematicians with numerous ramifications along which progress could be made.

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  • Bjerknes, Niels Henrik Abel: Tableau de sa vie et son action scientifique (Paris, 1885); Lucas de Peslouan, Niels Henrik Abel (Paris, 1906).

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  • Thomas Abel >>

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  • A rigorous demonstration was wanting for many years, Leonhard Euler's proof for negative and fractional values being faulty, and was finally given by Niels Heinrik Abel.

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  • The finest of these are "Cain and Abel," and "Samson with the Gates of Gaza."

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  • This piece was played after the fall of the Terror, but the fratricide of Timoleon became the text for insinuations to the effect that by his silence Joseph de Chenier had connived at the judicial murder of Andre, whom Joseph's enemies alluded to as Abel.

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  • Abel Francois Villemain >>

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  • ABEL SERVIEN, MARQUIS DE SABLE AND DE BOISDAUPHIN, COMTE DE LA ROCHE-SERVIEN (1593-1659), French diplomat, was born at Grenoble, the son of Antoine Servien, procuratorgeneral of the estates of Dauphine.

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  • Abel and B.

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  • Writing to Abel Pouppin (in or about 1547) he complains that Calvin would not return his manuscript, and adds, " mihi ob earn rem moriendum esse certo scio."

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  • Thus it was that a great South Land appeared on the maps, the belief in the prodigious extension of which certainly received a severe shock by Abel Tasman's voyage of circumnavigation, but was only overthrown after Cook's great voyages had proved that any southern land which existed could not extend appreciably beyond the polar circle.

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  • In his old age he married the daughter of King Abel.

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  • He sold his share in the property in 1776 for £35,000, and took leave of the stage by playing a round of his favourite characters - Hamlet, Lear, Richard and Benedick, among Shakespearian parts; Lusignan in Zara, Aaron Hill's adaptation of Voltaire's Zaire; and Kitely in his own adaptation of Ben Jonson's Archer in Farquhar's Beaux' Stratagem; Abel Drugger in Ben Jonson's Alchemist; Sir John Brute in Vanbrugh's Provoked Wife; Leon in Fletcher's Rule a Wife and have a Wife.

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  • In the same and the two following centuries, though the coasts were visited by many illustrious navigators, as Willem Schouten and Jacob Lemaire, Abel Tasman, William Dampier, L.

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  • By 1642 they had spread to South Island, for there Abel Jansen Tasman found them when, in the course of his circuitous voyage from Java in the "Heemskirk," he chanced upon the archipelago, coasted along much of its western side, though without venturing to land, and gave it the name it still bears.

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  • Abel and C. G.

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  • Legendre had pursued the subject which would now be called elliptic integrals alone from 1786 to 1827, the results of his labours having been almost entirely neglected by his contemporaries, but his work had scarcely appeared in 1827 when the discoveries which were independently made by the two young and as yet unknown mathematicians Abel and Jacobi placed the subject on a new basis, and revolutionized it completely.

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  • In 1847, in consequence of the fall from power of the Abel ministry in Bavaria, with which he had been in close relations, he was removed from his professorship at Munich, but in 1849 he was invited to occupy the chair of ecclesiastical history.

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  • But the most modern results employed with gunpowder are based on the experiments of Noble and Abel (Phil.

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  • Seth was born after the murder of Abel, and in iv.

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  • 25 a popular etymology is given of his name - Adam's wife called his name Seth, "For God," saith she, "bath appointed, shath, me another seed instead of Abel."

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  • In 1834 Dr Debell Bennett made scientific researches in the Society, Hawaiian and Marquesas Islands, in 1835 Captain Robert Fitzroy was accompanied by Charles Darwin, and in 1836 sqq., Abel Aubert du Petit-Thouars was carrying on the work of the French in the Pacific. During his voyage of 1837-1840, Dumont d'Urville was again in Polynesia, working westward from the Paumotu and Marquesas Islands by Fiji and the Solomon, Loyalty and Louisiade groups to New Guinea.

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  • Barnes was one of six executed on the same day: two, William Jerome and Thomas Gerrard, were, like himself, burnt for heresy under the Six Articles; three, Thomas Abel, Richard Fetherstone and Edward Powell, were hanged for treason in denying the royal supremacy.

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  • With Abel Remusat he was joint founder of the Societe asiatique, and was inspector of oriental types at the royal printing press.

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  • Thomas Abel Brimage Spratt >>

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  • Cain and Abel indeed are not sons of Adam, but of Satan and Eve; Seth, however, who is full of light, is the offspring of Adam by Eve.

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  • Exploring expeditions were sent to Australia under his auspices in 1636 and 1642, and Abel Tasman named after him (Van Diemen's Land) the island now called Tasmania.

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  • Abel's monograph " The History of Events Resulting in Indian Consolidation West of the Mississippi," in vol.

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  • This group, so named by Abel Tasman in 1643, is also called Leuenewa or Lord Howe, and is densely inhabited by natives said to be of Polynesian origin.

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  • ABEL (Hebrew for breath), the second son of Adam, slain by Cain, his elder brother (Gen.

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  • The narrative in Genesis which tells us that "the Lord had respect unto Abel and to his offering, but unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect," is supplemented by the statement of the New Testament, that "by faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain" (Heb.

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  • 4), and that Cain slew Abel "because his own works were evil and his brother's righteous" (1 John iii.

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  • the name Jabal), and a distinction is drawn between the pastoral Abel and the agriculturist Cain.

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  • If Cain is the eponym of the Kenites it is quite possible that Abel was originally a South Judaean demigod or hero; on this, see Winckler, Gesch.

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  • Sir Frederick Augustus Abel >>

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  • He was president of the Chemical Society in 1897, and of the British Association in 1902, served on the Balfour Commission on London Water Supply (1893-1894), and as a member of the Committee on Explosives (1888-1891) invented cordite jointly with Sir Frederick Abel.

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  • Dr George Smith, Dr Abel Stevens, J.

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  • Abel and R.

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  • In 1812 he exhibited "Cain after the murder of Abel" (formerly in Luxembourg), and, on the return of the Bourbons, was much employed in works of restoration and decoration at Versailles.

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  • In 1820 Abel Remusat published his Recherches sur les langues tartares, a chapter of which was devoted to Tibetan.

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  • For his life and times see Tafinger, Leichenrede (Stuttgart, 1750); Prof. Abel in Moser's Patriot.

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  • Abel, Kaiser Otto IV.

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  • In 1837 the Ultramontanes came into power with Karl von Abel (1788-1859) as prime minister.

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  • On the 17th of February 1847, Abel was dismissed, for publishing his memorandum against the proposal to naturalize Lola, who was an Irishwoman; and the Protestant Georg Ludwig von Maurer took his place.

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  • Probably the passage was originally independent of the document which told of Cain and Abel and of the Flood; Jabal may be a variant of Abel.

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  • It may have been a piece of folk-song celebrating the prowess of the tribe of Lamech; or it may have had some relation to a story of Cain and Abel in which Cain was a hero and not a villain.

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  • Abel is probably correct in placing the inroads of the barbarous European tribes, Bithynians, Thyni, Mariandyni, &c., into Asia Minor about the beginning of the 9th century B.C. The Phrygian element on the coast was weakened and in many places annihilated; that in the interior was strengthened; and we may suppose that the kingdom of the Sangarius valley now sprang into greatness.

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  • Besides the works already quoted of Abel.

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  • In Bavaria, too, his government became more and more conservative, especially after Karl Abel became the head of the ministry in 1837.

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  • This was due to the king's relations with the Spanish dancer Lola Montez, who appeared in Munich in October 1846, and soon succeeded by her beauty and wit in fascinating the king, who was always susceptible to feminine charms. The political importance of this lay in the fact that the royal mistress began to use her great influence against the clerical policy of the Abel ministry.

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  • The position was still further embittered by the fact that, owing to an indiscretion, the memorandum became known to the public. Thereupon the king, irritated and outraged, replaced Abel's Clerical ministry by a more accommodating Liberal one under Zu Rhein under which Lola Montez without more difficulty became Countess Landsberg.

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  • Then citing from Genesis and 2 Chronicles, the first and last books in the order of the Jewish Bible, He declared that all righteous blood from that of Abel to that of Zachariah should be required of that generation.

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  • Abel, Die Legende vom heiligen Johann von Nepomuk (1855); and particularly vol.

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  • This monthly magazine,organized by the Rev. Abel Charles Thomas (1807-1880), pastor of the First Universalist Church, was from October 1840 to March 1841 made up of articles prepared for some of the many improvement circles or literary societies; it then became broader in its scope, received more spontaneous contributions, and from October 1842 until December 1845 was edited by Harriot F.

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  • SIR FREDERICK AUGUSTUS ABEL, Bart.

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  • His first instrument, the open-test apparatus, was prescribed by the act of 1868, but, being found to possess certain defects, it was superseded in 1879 by the Abel close-test instrument (see Petroleum).

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  • In electricity Abel studied the construction of electrical fuses and other applications of electricity to warlike purposes, and his work on problems of steel manufacture won him in 1897 the Bessemer medal of the Iron and Steel Institute, of which from 1891 to 1893 he was president.

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  • Karl Friedrich Abel >>

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  • The phosphide obtained by heating cupric phosphate, Cu 2 H 2 P 2 O 81 in hydrogen, when mixed with potassium and cuprous sulphides or levigated coke, constitutes " Abel's fuse," which is used as a primer.

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  • Abel Janszoon Tasman >>

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  • ABEL FRANCOIS VILLEMAIN (1790-1867), French politician and man of letters, was born in Paris on the 9th of June 1790.

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  • Though the names Abel and Abila differ in derivation and in meaning, their similarity has given rise to the tradition that this was the place of Abel's burial.

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  • Among the celebrities of Hoorn are William Schouten, who discovered in 1616 the passage round Cape Horn, or Hoorn, as he named it in honour of his birthplace; Abel Janszoon Tasman, whose fame is associated with Tasmania; and Jan Pietersz Coen, governorgeneral of the Dutch East Indies.

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  • While an undergraduate he published two dissertations, On the Tree of Life in Paradise, with some Observations on the Fall of Man, and On the Oblations of Cain and Abel (2nd ed., 1747), which procured him the honour of a bachelor's degree before the statutory time.

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  • Abel Lefranc.

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  • Abel and K.

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  • d'Aubigne, Brantome, Castelnau, Haton, la Place, Montluc, la Noue, l'Estoile, Ste Foy, de Thou, Tavannes, &c.; the published correspondence of Catherine de' Medici, Marguerite de Valois, and the Venetian ambassadors; and Calendars of State Papers, &c. See also Abel Desjardins, Charles IX, deux annees de regne (Paris, 1873); de la Ferriere, Le XVI' siecle et les Valois (Paris, 1879); H.

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  • Abel, G.

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  • It was begun by Duke Abel in 1 248; in 1808 it was burned.

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  • Calvin, seine Kirche and sein Staat in Genf (2 vols., 1869, 1899, unfinished); Abel Lefranc, La Jeunesse de Calvin (Paris, 1888); E.

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  • ABEL (better [[Abell), Thomas]] (d.

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  • In 1533, he published his Invicta Veritas (with the fictitious pressmark of Luneberge, to avoid suspicion), which contained an answer to the numerous tracts supporting Henry's ecclesiastical claims. After an imprisonment of more than six years, Abel was sentenced to death for denying the royal supremacy in the church, and was executed at Smithfield on the Both of July 1540.

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  • A few islands in the north-east of the group were first seen by Abel Tasman in 1643.

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  • In 1863 there were brilliant cavalry manoeuvres in its vicinity, which resulted in the capture (May 3) of Colonel Abel D.

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  • The primitive record is continued in the story of Cain and Abel (iv.), where the old-time problem of Cain's wife and the reference to other human beings (iv.

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  • (See the articles Abel; Adam; Cain; Cosmogony; Enoch; EVE; Lamech.) From the "generations" of the heavens and the earth (which one would have expected at the head of ch.

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  • the story of Cain and Abel in the earlier source).

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  • 22), and Cush the son of Ham is the father tiller Cain who becomes the typical nomad and the pastoral Abel (iv.

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  • t seq.), and the present story of Cain and his murder of Abel really places the former in an unfavourable light.

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  • 3 The works which he composed in Chinese are numerous; a list of them (apparently by no means complete, however) will be found in Kircher's China Illustrata, and also in Abel Remusat's Nouveaux Melanges Asiatiques (ii.

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  • The power of the state was confided to middle-class men, faithful servants during the evil days: Abel Servien, Michel le Tellier, Hugues de Lionne.

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  • Trent"), "The Soul and the Stars," in the Universit y Magazine, 1880 (reprinted in Dobson and Wilde, Natal Astrology, 1893); Abel Haatan, Traite d'astrologie judiciaire (Paris, 1825); Fomalhaut, Manuel d'astrologie spherique et judiciaire (Paris, 1897).

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  • He was educated in Paris, where, under the guidance of Michel Breal and Abel Bergaigne, he imbibed a love for Oriental studies, to which for a time he entirely devoted himself.

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  • Abel, then also staying at Berlin, founded his famous Journal (1826).

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  • Abel (1883) and A.

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  • Abel Ridley, an English knight, spares his life for the promise of a huge ransom.

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  • All the bells apart from Great Abel were recast by Taylors in 1936 to create the current installation.

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  • Robert Abel himself had a partner, a science fiction fan of long-standing, called Carl Pederson.

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  • And in 1869, a shawl woven by Abel Towler was presented to Queen Victoria 's on her visit to the city.

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  • And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

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  • All his four sons, Valdemar, Eric, Abel and Christopher became kings of Denmark.

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  • If Cain is the eponym of the Kenites it is quite possible that Abel was originally a South Judaean demigod or hero; on this, see Winckler, Gesch.

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  • Dr George Smith, Dr Abel Stevens, J.

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  • Abel and R.

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  • All his four sons, Valdemar, Eric, Abel and Christopher became kings of Denmark.

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