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  • In his Ideen zur Philosophic der Geschichte, Herder adopts Leibnitz's idea of a graduated scale of beings, at the same time conceiving of the lower stages as the conditions, of the higher.

  • One genus of Thomisidae (Phognarachne), which inhabits the Oriental region, adopts the clever device of spinning on the surface of a leaf a sheet of web resembling the fluid portions of a splash of bird's dung, the more solid central portions being represented by the spider itself, which waits in the middle of the patch to seize the butterflies or other insects that habitually feed on birds' excrement and are attracted to the patch mistaking it for their natural food.

  • The German Civil Code adopts the distinction between bail d Toyer (Miehl, Arts.

  • Shelley's tragedy is well known as a magnificent piece of writing, although the author adopts a purely fictitious version of the story.

  • In the Tableau Elementaire, published in 1795, Cuvier adopts Linnaeus's term in its earlier sense, but uses the French word "Reptiles," already brought into use by Brisson, as the equivalent of Amphibia.

  • Emil Abranyi adopts a rather romantic style, but his Nagypentek (Good Friday) is an excellent descriptive sketch.

  • His travels and mercantile experience had led E t u eopre him to conclude that the Hindu methods of computing were in advance of those then in general use, and in 1202 he published his Liber Abaci, which treats of both algebra and arithmetic. In this work, which is of great historical interest, since it was published about two centuries before the art of printing was discovered, he adopts the Arabic notation for numbers, and solves many problems, both arithmetical and algebraical.

  • Sikhism mainly differs from Christianity in that it inculcates the transmigration of the soul, and adopts a belief in predestination, which is universal in the East.

  • In his charters he is continually called "rex totius Britanniae," and he adopts for the first time the Greek title basileus.

  • Under each species, where possible, Vincent gives a chapter on its use in medicine, and he adopts for the most part an alphabetical arrangement.

  • If ectoparasitic and attached to the skin, apertures or gills, the Trematode adopts more elaborate adhesive organs and undergoes a less complex development than are required for the endoparasitic members of the class.

  • Some authors who follow the Macedonian era, use the Egyptian or vague year of 365 days; Albategni adopts the Julian year of 3654 days.

  • For the first century and a half of his special period he is mainly occupied with a review of classical learning, and he adopts the plan of taking short decennial periods and noticing the most remarkable works which they produced.

  • He adopts the karez (or, Persian, kandt) system of underground irrigation, as does the Ghilzai, and brings every drop of water that he can find to the surface; but it cannot be said that he is more successful than the Ghilzai.

  • Julicher (Einleitung in das Neue Testament', 1901, pp. 204-29) adopts the same three methods of interpretation.

  • Some modern scholars (among whom Harnack was formerly numbered, though he has modified his views on the point) feel a difficulty about the peremptory tone which Ignatius adopts towards Polycarp. There was some force in this argument when the Ignatian Epistles were dated about 140, as in that case Polycarp would have been an old and venerable man at the time.

  • It is remarkable that even for a time fatalism should have been predominant in his reasoning, for in character he was opposed to such a view, and, as he has said, "according to the man, so is the system of philosophy he adopts."

  • Recently, however, considerable doubt has been thrown upon the general occurrence of this latter condition in certain Myxosporidia (Microsporidia); and the present writer adopts as preferable, therefore, the terms Ectospora and Endospora (qq.v.), invented by E.

  • Jeremias, Das Alte Testament im Lichte des alten Orients, p. 278, adopts Marquart's view that the "River" (nahar) is the socalled "River" (better "Ravine" nahal) of Egypt or Musri, on the southern frontier of Judea.

  • 7 seq (He sends them out to preach and work cures); (d) the methods which he adopts: i.

  • he adopts a new mode of address because a sifting-process was required; from vi.

  • - The best general history of Poland is still Jozef Szujski's monumental History of Poland according to the latest investigations (4 vols., Pol., Lemberg, 1865-1866), a work which has all the authority of careful criticism and easy scholarship. It adopts, throughout, the conservative-monarchical standpoint.

  • Muller, our leading authority, adopts the confusing plan of calling them second maxillae in the Cypridinidae (including Asteropidae), maxillipeds in the Halocypridae and Cyprididae, and first legs in the Bairdiidae, Cytheridae, Polycopidae and Cytherellidae, so that in his fine monograph he uses the term first leg in two quite different senses.

  • Rashbam adopts a natural (as distinct from a homiletical and traditional) method; thus (in agreement with the modern school) Rashbam (on Gen.

  • It will probably be sufficient to indicate the problem as conceived by Hume, and the relation of the method he adopts for solving it to the fundamental doctrine of his theory of knowledge.

  • For the purpose of his inquiry he adopts an obvious threefold division into idolaters, Jews and Christians.

  • A modification of Eichler's system, embracing the most recent views of the affinities of the orders of Angiosperms, has been put forward by Dr Adolf Engler of Berlin, who adopts the suggestive names Archichlamydeae and Metachlamydeae for the two subdivisions of Dicotyledons.

  • It is sometimes called by the name of Origen, who adopts it in his Homilies on Exodus.

  • The title which He thus adopts must be considered later.

  • Together with costume it is necessary to study the methods of wearing the hair, for each race adopts a different method.

  • The Bora adopts one of four forms of pagri; the Ujjain, a small neatly bound one; the Ahmadabad, a loose high one; the Surat, fuller and higher than the Ujjain pattern (Plate I.

  • Christianity is dependent upon the understanding of the universe; hence it is the duty of believers to put it into the new setting, so that it adopts and adapts astronomy, geology, biology and psychology.

  • Willis adopts another classification founded on the objects of the combinations, which objects he divides into two classes, viz.

  • To explain the formal organization of our experience he adopts a modified version of the Kantian categories.

  • His "Eloisa to Abelard" (1717) is carefully modelled on the form of Ovid's "Heroides," while in his Moral Essays he adopts the Horatian formula for the epistle.

  • Baentsch, however, who is followed by Bertholet, adopts the view that Lev.

  • Varro adopts a compromise between the two opposing schools of grammarians, those who held that nature intended the declinationes of all words of the same class to proceed uniformly (which uniformity was called analogic) and those who deemed that nature aimed at irregularity (anomalia).

  • As regards the doctrine of a future life, our author adopts a position novel for a Palestinian writer.

  • The Orthodox Greek Church adopts the doctrinal decisions of the seven oecumenical councils, together with the canons of the Concilium Quinisextum or second Trullan council (692); and they further hold that all these definitions and canons are simply explanations and enforcements of the Nicaeo-Constantinopolitan creed and the decrees of the first council of Nicaea.

  • In Blanquerna (1283), a novel which describes a new Utopia, Lull renews the Platonic tradition and anticipates the methods of Sir Thomas More, Campanella and Harrington, and in the Libre de Maravelles (1286) he adopts the Oriental apologue from Kalilah and Dimnah.

  • Throughout he adopts and adapts the language of his sources as far as possible, "only pruning in the most pressing cases," but towards the end he cannot avoid making larger alterations from time to time.

  • Raymond adopts Bernard of Pavia's division into five books and into titles; in each title he arranges the decretals in chronological order, cutting out those which merely repeat one another and the less germane parts of those which he preserves; but these partes decisae, indicated by the words " et infra " or " et j," are none the less very useful and have been printed in recent editions.

  • By its constitution of that year the English Church in South Africa adopts the laws and usages of the Church of England, as far as they are applicable to an unestablished church, accepts the three creeds, the ThirtyNine Articles, the Book of Common Prayer, the decisions of the undisputed general councils, the Authorized English Version of the Scriptures, disclaims the right of altering any of these standards of faith and doctrine, except in agreement with such alterations as may be adopted by a general synod of the Anglican Communion.

  • which he adopts, and the necessity of which he so strongly proclaims, is the ordinary one of observation, analysis and induction.

  • 106) as to the Pelasgian and Tyrrhenian population of the adjacent seaboard: also that Thucydides adopts the same general Pelasgian theory of early Greece, with the refinement that he regards the Pelasgian name as originally specific, and as having come gradually into this generic use.

  • Zwingli and Calvin, developing a hint of Hus, introduce a distinction between the visible and the invisible Church which Melanchthon repudiates but later Lutheranism adopts.

  • As regards "material" goodness of actions, 'he adopts explicitly and unreservedly the formula afterwards taken as fundamental by Bentham; holding that " that action is best which procures the greatest happiness for the greatest numbers, and the worst which in a like manner occasions misery."

  • But, he adds, Demosthenes adopts this manner where it is justified by the elevation of his theme.

  • Rhys adopts the view that the race of Eber Find was not Milesian but a branch of the Ernai, and this theory has much in its favour.

  • Thus Homer adopts the system 5 Cf.

  • While in his zeal for legalism he virtually adopts the standpoint of Pharisaism, he is at one with Jewish Hellenism in substituting belief in the soul's immortality for the doctrine of a bodily resurrection.

  • Noll adopts mercury because it is easily purified, and its physical condition in the liquid state is determinate; there is, however, a discontinuity involved in passing from the liquid to the solid state at a temperature of -40° C., and it cannot be used at all with some metals, such as lead, on account of the rapidity with which it dissolves them.

  • The origin of the H text must be regarded as unquestionably Egyptian, in view of the fact that it was used by all the Egyptian Church writers after the end of the 3rd century, and von Soden adopts the well-known hypothesis, first made popular by Bousset, that it represents the recension of Hesychius.

  • Hong Kong taxation adopts a territorial principle of taxation.

  • Adopts a bi-lingual policy Hybu cadwraeth ac astudiaeth o Adar gwyllt yng Nghymru.

  • As the courses become more bizarre with each serving, the tone of the play adopts an increasingly sinister feel.

  • Here he adopts the " Dev from Coronation Street " method of acting as a short hand for exuding academic charisma.

  • eclipse the moon often adopts a coppery red color.

  • extrovert nature of Brown's painting it is easy to overlook the fact that the colors she adopts are never brash.

  • exudee he adopts the " Dev from Coronation Street " method of acting as a short hand for exuding academic charisma.

  • The Mighty Celt is a gutsy story about a 14 year old boy who adopts an awkward greyhound his boss has no time for.

  • It adopts an integrative model of clinical practice and research.

  • In a lunar eclipse the moon often adopts a coppery red color.

  • I will protect any commander who exceeds our usual restraint in the choice and severity of the means he adopts whilst fighting partisans.

  • It adopts a collaborative approach to learning, refined using feedback from extensive piloting during the development period.

  • More News Corporation Media giant adopts poison pill News Corporation completed its re-incorporation from Australia to the US last month.

  • Jon has a schoolboy crush on the local veterinarian hottie (Hewitt ), and adopts the homeless pooch Odie to impress her.

  • From time to time, Cosmo adopts a different pseudonym.

  • rebus naturalibus Zabarella points out that the art of medicine adopts the physiological part from the philosophy of nature.

  • In Britain the debate is confused because almost everyone on the left and center now adopts a communitarian rhetoric.

  • Just as the Protocols say, Gentile society does not scrutinize the origin or the consequences of the theories it adopts.

  • Article 21 (now article 27) adopts a simple test of chronological priority for the court first seised.

  • The Alvis platform is capable of traversing very rough terrain, but can become unstable when its end effector adopts certain configurations.

  • He adopts instead a studied unconcern, which expresses itself in two complementary economic inclinations.

  • The second is intertextual: Hebrews adopts Deuteronomy sensitively, and Deuteronomy has vindication in view.

  • Augustine adopts a Platonic thought when he teaches that the immortality of the soul follows from its participation in the eternal truths.

  • In his Ideen zur Philosophic der Geschichte, Herder adopts Leibnitz's idea of a graduated scale of beings, at the same time conceiving of the lower stages as the conditions, of the higher.

  • One genus of Thomisidae (Phognarachne), which inhabits the Oriental region, adopts the clever device of spinning on the surface of a leaf a sheet of web resembling the fluid portions of a splash of bird's dung, the more solid central portions being represented by the spider itself, which waits in the middle of the patch to seize the butterflies or other insects that habitually feed on birds' excrement and are attracted to the patch mistaking it for their natural food.

  • The German Civil Code adopts the distinction between bail d Toyer (Miehl, Arts.

  • Shelley's tragedy is well known as a magnificent piece of writing, although the author adopts a purely fictitious version of the story.

  • Each individual is entirely devoted to his master, adopts his manners, distinguishes and defends his property, and remains attached to him even unto death; and all this springs not from mere necessity nor from constraint, but simply from gratitude and true friendship.

  • In the Tableau Elementaire, published in 1795, Cuvier adopts Linnaeus's term in its earlier sense, but uses the French word "Reptiles," already brought into use by Brisson, as the equivalent of Amphibia.

  • Emil Abranyi adopts a rather romantic style, but his Nagypentek (Good Friday) is an excellent descriptive sketch.

  • His travels and mercantile experience had led E t u eopre him to conclude that the Hindu methods of computing were in advance of those then in general use, and in 1202 he published his Liber Abaci, which treats of both algebra and arithmetic. In this work, which is of great historical interest, since it was published about two centuries before the art of printing was discovered, he adopts the Arabic notation for numbers, and solves many problems, both arithmetical and algebraical.

  • Sikhism mainly differs from Christianity in that it inculcates the transmigration of the soul, and adopts a belief in predestination, which is universal in the East.

  • In his charters he is continually called "rex totius Britanniae," and he adopts for the first time the Greek title basileus.

  • Under each species, where possible, Vincent gives a chapter on its use in medicine, and he adopts for the most part an alphabetical arrangement.

  • If ectoparasitic and attached to the skin, apertures or gills, the Trematode adopts more elaborate adhesive organs and undergoes a less complex development than are required for the endoparasitic members of the class.

  • Some authors who follow the Macedonian era, use the Egyptian or vague year of 365 days; Albategni adopts the Julian year of 3654 days.

  • For the first century and a half of his special period he is mainly occupied with a review of classical learning, and he adopts the plan of taking short decennial periods and noticing the most remarkable works which they produced.

  • He adopts the karez (or, Persian, kandt) system of underground irrigation, as does the Ghilzai, and brings every drop of water that he can find to the surface; but it cannot be said that he is more successful than the Ghilzai.

  • Julicher (Einleitung in das Neue Testament', 1901, pp. 204-29) adopts the same three methods of interpretation.

  • Some modern scholars (among whom Harnack was formerly numbered, though he has modified his views on the point) feel a difficulty about the peremptory tone which Ignatius adopts towards Polycarp. There was some force in this argument when the Ignatian Epistles were dated about 140, as in that case Polycarp would have been an old and venerable man at the time.

  • It is remarkable that even for a time fatalism should have been predominant in his reasoning, for in character he was opposed to such a view, and, as he has said, "according to the man, so is the system of philosophy he adopts."

  • Recently, however, considerable doubt has been thrown upon the general occurrence of this latter condition in certain Myxosporidia (Microsporidia); and the present writer adopts as preferable, therefore, the terms Ectospora and Endospora (qq.v.), invented by E.

  • Jeremias, Das Alte Testament im Lichte des alten Orients, p. 278, adopts Marquart's view that the "River" (nahar) is the socalled "River" (better "Ravine" nahal) of Egypt or Musri, on the southern frontier of Judea.

  • 7 seq (He sends them out to preach and work cures); (d) the methods which he adopts: i.

  • he adopts a new mode of address because a sifting-process was required; from vi.

  • - The best general history of Poland is still Jozef Szujski's monumental History of Poland according to the latest investigations (4 vols., Pol., Lemberg, 1865-1866), a work which has all the authority of careful criticism and easy scholarship. It adopts, throughout, the conservative-monarchical standpoint.

  • Muller, our leading authority, adopts the confusing plan of calling them second maxillae in the Cypridinidae (including Asteropidae), maxillipeds in the Halocypridae and Cyprididae, and first legs in the Bairdiidae, Cytheridae, Polycopidae and Cytherellidae, so that in his fine monograph he uses the term first leg in two quite different senses.

  • Rashbam adopts a natural (as distinct from a homiletical and traditional) method; thus (in agreement with the modern school) Rashbam (on Gen.

  • 17) that Phoenicia was formerly called X v a name which Philo of Byblus adopts into his mythology by making " Chna who was afterwards called Phoinix " the eponym of the Phoenicians (Fr.

  • It will probably be sufficient to indicate the problem as conceived by Hume, and the relation of the method he adopts for solving it to the fundamental doctrine of his theory of knowledge.

  • For the purpose of his inquiry he adopts an obvious threefold division into idolaters, Jews and Christians.

  • A modification of Eichler's system, embracing the most recent views of the affinities of the orders of Angiosperms, has been put forward by Dr Adolf Engler of Berlin, who adopts the suggestive names Archichlamydeae and Metachlamydeae for the two subdivisions of Dicotyledons.

  • It is sometimes called by the name of Origen, who adopts it in his Homilies on Exodus.

  • The title which He thus adopts must be considered later.

  • Together with costume it is necessary to study the methods of wearing the hair, for each race adopts a different method.

  • The Bora adopts one of four forms of pagri; the Ujjain, a small neatly bound one; the Ahmadabad, a loose high one; the Surat, fuller and higher than the Ujjain pattern (Plate I.

  • Christianity is dependent upon the understanding of the universe; hence it is the duty of believers to put it into the new setting, so that it adopts and adapts astronomy, geology, biology and psychology.

  • Willis adopts another classification founded on the objects of the combinations, which objects he divides into two classes, viz.

  • To explain the formal organization of our experience he adopts a modified version of the Kantian categories.

  • His "Eloisa to Abelard" (1717) is carefully modelled on the form of Ovid's "Heroides," while in his Moral Essays he adopts the Horatian formula for the epistle.

  • Baentsch, however, who is followed by Bertholet, adopts the view that Lev.

  • Varro adopts a compromise between the two opposing schools of grammarians, those who held that nature intended the declinationes of all words of the same class to proceed uniformly (which uniformity was called analogic) and those who deemed that nature aimed at irregularity (anomalia).

  • As regards the doctrine of a future life, our author adopts a position novel for a Palestinian writer.

  • The Orthodox Greek Church adopts the doctrinal decisions of the seven oecumenical councils, together with the canons of the Concilium Quinisextum or second Trullan council (692); and they further hold that all these definitions and canons are simply explanations and enforcements of the Nicaeo-Constantinopolitan creed and the decrees of the first council of Nicaea.

  • In Blanquerna (1283), a novel which describes a new Utopia, Lull renews the Platonic tradition and anticipates the methods of Sir Thomas More, Campanella and Harrington, and in the Libre de Maravelles (1286) he adopts the Oriental apologue from Kalilah and Dimnah.

  • Throughout he adopts and adapts the language of his sources as far as possible, "only pruning in the most pressing cases," but towards the end he cannot avoid making larger alterations from time to time.

  • Raymond adopts Bernard of Pavia's division into five books and into titles; in each title he arranges the decretals in chronological order, cutting out those which merely repeat one another and the less germane parts of those which he preserves; but these partes decisae, indicated by the words " et infra " or " et j," are none the less very useful and have been printed in recent editions.

  • By its constitution of that year the English Church in South Africa adopts the laws and usages of the Church of England, as far as they are applicable to an unestablished church, accepts the three creeds, the ThirtyNine Articles, the Book of Common Prayer, the decisions of the undisputed general councils, the Authorized English Version of the Scriptures, disclaims the right of altering any of these standards of faith and doctrine, except in agreement with such alterations as may be adopted by a general synod of the Anglican Communion.

  • which he adopts, and the necessity of which he so strongly proclaims, is the ordinary one of observation, analysis and induction.

  • 106) as to the Pelasgian and Tyrrhenian population of the adjacent seaboard: also that Thucydides adopts the same general Pelasgian theory of early Greece, with the refinement that he regards the Pelasgian name as originally specific, and as having come gradually into this generic use.

  • Zwingli and Calvin, developing a hint of Hus, introduce a distinction between the visible and the invisible Church which Melanchthon repudiates but later Lutheranism adopts.

  • As regards "material" goodness of actions, 'he adopts explicitly and unreservedly the formula afterwards taken as fundamental by Bentham; holding that " that action is best which procures the greatest happiness for the greatest numbers, and the worst which in a like manner occasions misery."

  • But, he adds, Demosthenes adopts this manner where it is justified by the elevation of his theme.

  • Rhys adopts the view that the race of Eber Find was not Milesian but a branch of the Ernai, and this theory has much in its favour.

  • Thus Homer adopts the system 5 Cf.

  • While in his zeal for legalism he virtually adopts the standpoint of Pharisaism, he is at one with Jewish Hellenism in substituting belief in the soul's immortality for the doctrine of a bodily resurrection.

  • Noll adopts mercury because it is easily purified, and its physical condition in the liquid state is determinate; there is, however, a discontinuity involved in passing from the liquid to the solid state at a temperature of -40° C., and it cannot be used at all with some metals, such as lead, on account of the rapidity with which it dissolves them.

  • The origin of the H text must be regarded as unquestionably Egyptian, in view of the fact that it was used by all the Egyptian Church writers after the end of the 3rd century, and von Soden adopts the well-known hypothesis, first made popular by Bousset, that it represents the recension of Hesychius.

  • You label it SOUR, and he adopts your symbol.

  • In De rebus naturalibus Zabarella points out that the art of medicine adopts the physiological part from the philosophy of nature.

  • In Britain the debate is confused because almost everyone on the left and center now adopts a communitarian rhetoric.

  • Just as the Protocols say, Gentile society does not scrutinize the origin or the consequences of the theories it adopts.

  • Article 21 (now article 27) adopts a simple test of chronological priority for the court first seised.

  • Yet in doing so he adopts no simple-minded view of what constitutes boundaries or their recognition.

  • Chapter 1. Introduction The book adopts a sociocultural pragmatics perspective.

  • The Alvis platform is capable of traversing very rough terrain, but can become unstable when its end effector adopts certain configurations.

  • He adopts instead a studied unconcern, which expresses itself in two complementary economic inclinations.

  • JVC price list June Thorn EMI Ferguson in UK adopts the VHS videocassette recording format.

  • The second is intertextual: Hebrews adopts Deuteronomy sensitively, and Deuteronomy has vindication in view.

  • If one parent adopts a style of discipline the other does not agree with, this can lead to arguments and stress in the home.

  • You should pay attention, however, when an adolescent in your life suddenly adopts these behaviors because they can point to something quite dangerous.

  • The BCA Rescue Network only rescues and adopts out purebred Bulldogs.

  • Trans-racial adoptions-Adoption in which a family of one race adopts a child of another race.

  • Whether or not a person listens to emo music, writes emo poetry, or adopts an alternative lifestyle is a personal decision that does not automatically have anything to do with the color or cut of their hair.

  • Imagine the sensual, natural waves that your hair adopts after you've taken a dip in the ocean; that salt water works absolute wonders, and this year the same look was brought to life in hair salons all across the nation!

  • She adopts another girl and christens her Dylan, keeping secret the death of her biological daughter.

  • From beginner's yoga to prenatal yoga and everything in between, this yoga center adopts the philosophy that yoga is for absolutely everyone, regardless of age, current mindset, or current physical condition.

  • It is an error to think that an organization that adopts a high performance mindset focuses on maximizing profits above all else.

  • She becomes close to and eventually adopts the oldest and yet youngest of the returnees, Maia Rutledge (Conchita Campbell), an eight-year-old girl who disappeared in 1946.

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