Affair sentence example

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  • Maybe she was having an affair with the butcher.
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  • It is your affair, not mine.
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  • The entire affair was a damn soap opera.
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  • Come, you must own that this affair of the Thabor Bridge is delightful!
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  • The affair of the games has an important bearing on his date.
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  • She was having an affair with her boss.
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  • Did Bordeaux actually love her or was it a contrived affair to get her back to the ranch?
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  • Fred O'Connor had arranged the affair and Dean had reluctantly agreed to subject himself to the scrutiny of the cream of the town's lady folk.
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  • Ginger had—maybe is still having—an affair with her husband's brother, and if she isn't sleeping with their attorney it isn't because neither isn't trying.
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  • Some other officers, who had seen the whole affair, cried out to the captain, Shame!
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  • She can't make up her mind whether you're having an affair with me or hiding something.
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  • You're having an affair, aren't you?
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  • His conduct of the Government during the campaign was also severely blamed, as he acted as though the war were merely an affair of internal politics and party combinations.
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  • While Dean was fully exonerated from any wrongdoing in the unfortunate affair, either Fitzgerald failed to agree with the determination or simply despised being judged wrong.
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  • That affair was the same thing as this soldier with the harsh voice, and it was that affair and this soldier that were so agonizingly, incessantly pulling and pressing his arm and always dragging it in one direction.
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  • After all, he had accused her of having an affair with Josh.
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  • The affair did not turn out as the minister wished.
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  • The romance of his love affair with Sarah Curran - who afterwards married Robert Henry Sturgeon, an officer distinguished in the Peninsular War - has cast a glamour over the memory of Robert Emmet; and it inspired Thomas Moore's well-known songs, "She is far from the land where her young hero sleeps," and "Oh, breathe not his name"; it is also the subject of Washington Irving's "The Broken Heart."
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  • This affair however was of little more than local importance, and the Young Turks were not directly concerned in it.
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  • The franchise, again, was an internal affair, in which the convention gave Great Britain no right to interfere, while if Great Britain relied on certain definite breaches of the convention, satisfaction for which was sought in the first place in such a guarantee of amendment as the Uitlander franchise would involve, the Boer answer was an offer of arbitration, a course which Great Britain could not accept without admitting the South African Republic to the position of an equal.
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  • Prince Vasili had come to the conclusion that it was necessary to throw this bone--a bill for thirty thousand rubles--to the poor princess that it might not occur to her to speak of his share in the affair of the inlaid portfolio.
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  • If not, as the demand was booked against an infantry regiment, there will be a row and the affair may end badly.
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  • It seemed to Pierre that it was his duty to conceal the whole affair and re-establish Natasha's reputation.
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  • It was a solemn affair and they spent most of the afternoon talking to people she had never met.
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  • While his treaty with Lord Lyons in 1862 for the suppression of the slave trade conceded to England the right of search to a limited extent in African and Cuban waters, he secured a similar concession for American war vessels from the British government, and by his course in the Trent Affair he virtually committed Great Britain to the American attitude with regard to this right.
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  • Soon after the Canudos affair a conspiracy was hatched to assassinate the president.
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  • On the 21st of January 1785 she announced that the queen would buy the necklace, but that not wishing to treat directly, she left the affair to a high personage.
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  • By methods of the same character as those subsequently employed against himself by Cavallotti, he carried on the violent agitation known as the Lobbia affair, in which sundry conservative deputies were, on insufficient grounds, accused of corruption.
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  • Then he says: 'Go and give a weceipt to the commissioner, but your affair will be passed on to headquarters.'
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  • But if he won't--that's his affair, said Marya Dmitrievna, looking for something in her reticule.
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  • After the affair at Ostrovna he was brought into notice, received command of an hussar battalion, and when a brave officer was needed he was chosen.
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  • Perhaps you have heard of that affair with the proclamation.
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  • The new Beaumont hotel was all a glitter in preparation of an affair of some high social order and there was a general excitement everywhere.
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  • After the affair of the Champ de Mars (July 17th, 1791) a warrant was issued for his arrest, and he went into hiding.
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  • The first collision with the English occurred in 1775, arising from a disputed succession to the peshwaship. The English government at Bombay supported one of the claimants, and the affair became critical for the English as well as for the Mahrattas.
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  • Repeated appeals had been sent to the West from the beginning of the Egyptian affair (1163) onwards; while in 1184-1185 a great mission, on which the patriarch of Jerusalem and the masters of the Templars and the Hospitallers were all present, came to France and England, and offered the crown of Jerusalem to Philip Augustus and Henry II.
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  • Faure's presidency were embittered by the Dreyfus affair, which he was determined to regard as chose jugee.
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  • The man who had wished to stop the affair ran to a corner of the room and threw himself on a sofa with his face to the wall.
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  • And now, when one wants to smooth the thing over, some conceit prevents your apologizing, and you wish to make the whole affair public.
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  • You say the affair was decisive?
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  • It was evident that the affair so lightly begun could no longer be averted but was taking its course independently of men's will.
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  • He saw Karay seize the wolf, and checked his horse, supposing the affair to be over.
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  • He was in very good spirits; the affair with the purchaser was going on satisfactorily, and there was nothing to keep him any longer in Moscow, away from the countess whom he missed.
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  • Mom told me that Dad forgave her for her affair with Señor Medena.
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  • Were you having an affair with him?
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  • He was variously reported to have been wounded and killed in this affair, and the wits of the reactionary party circulated his epitaph: Ci-git le general Santerre Qui n'eut de Mars que la biere.
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  • This affair resulted in an important bu litical change, for the Piedmontese deputies, hitherto the th Llwarks of moderate conservatism, now shifted to the Left or 3rf nstitutional opposition.
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  • The affair of Mentana caused considerable excitement throughout Europe, and the Roman question entered on an acute stage.
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  • But if the bishop think the evidence insufficient, the affair shall be referred to the emperor, by way of appeal both from bishop and judge.
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  • Causes could be evoked to the tsar himself, " when any partiality of the judges in any affair in which they themselves were interested was discovered" (ib.).
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  • Herodotus describes the festival of Bubastis, which was attended by thousands from all parts of Egypt and was a very riotous affair; it has its modern equivalent in the Moslem festival of the sheikh Said el Badawi at Tanta.
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  • That in the better times of the aristocracy nobility was not uncommonly granted to worthy persons, that in its worse times it was more commonly sold to unworthy persons, was the affair of the aristocratic body itself.
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  • The affair ended by his escaping to Switzerland, where Sophie joined him; they then went to Holland, where he lived by hackwork for the booksellers; meanwhile Mirabeau had been condemned to death at Pontarlier for rapt et vol, and in May 1777 he was seized by the French police, and imprisoned by a lettre de cachet in the castle of Vincennes.
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  • Hurrying back to Rome, Hadrian endeavoured to remove the unfavourable impression produced by the whole affair and to gain the goodwill of senate and people.
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  • The Germans having bought out the British rights, this concession became a purely German affair, although a certain proportion of the capital was found in London.
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  • By his concert with the other powers in the affair of Mehemet Ali, the tsar had abdicated his claim to a unique influence at Constantinople, and he began to revive the idea of ending the Ottoman rule in Europe, an idea which he had only unwillingly abandoned in 1829 in response to the unanimous opinion of his advisers.
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  • I will invite two or three people, and if he does not understand what he ought to do then it will be my affair--yes, my affair.
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  • In the Harpalus affair, Demosthenes was doubtless innocent, and so, probably, were others of the accused.
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  • In London he seems to have seen but little select society - partly from his father's taste, "which had always preferred the highest and lowest company," and partly from his own reserve and timidity, increased by his foreign education, which had made English habits unfamiliar, and the very language 2 The affair, however, was not finally broken off till 1763.
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  • The whole affair was obviously a political move, probably engineered by Caesar, his object being to make the democratic leaders the rulers of the state.
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  • For a moment he dozed, but in that short interval innumerable things appeared to him in a dream: his mother and her large white hand, Sonya's thin little shoulders, Natasha's eyes and laughter, Denisov with his voice and mustache, and Telyanin and all that affair with Telyanin and Bogdanich.
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  • He disgraced or imprisoned the ringleaders, ordered Bernadotte (perhaps the fountain head of the whole affair) to take the waters at Plombieres and drove from office Fouche, who had sought to screen the real offenders by impugning the royalists.
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  • The news of the affair of Sinope, rather wanton slaughter than a battle, Crimean raised excitement in England to fever heat; while War.
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  • The affair is variously known as the "Fries Rebellion," the "Hot-Water Rebellion" - because hot water was used to drive assessors from houses -, and the "Home Tax Rebellion."
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  • Anatole Kuragin's father managed somehow to get his son's affair hushed up, but even he was ordered out of Petersburg.
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  • Vera's remark was correct, as her remarks always were, but, like most of her observations, it made everyone feel uncomfortable, not only Sonya, Nicholas, and Natasha, but even the old countess, who--dreading this love affair which might hinder Nicholas from making a brilliant match-- blushed like a girl.
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  • When, when was this terrible affair decided?
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  • The party which had set up the Committee of Public Safety was now struck down by the very man who through the Directory inherited by direct lineal descent the dictatorial powers instituted in the spring of 1793 for the salvation of the republic. It remains to add that the suspects in the plot of October 1800 were now guillotined (31st of January 1801), and that two of the plotters closely connected with the affair of Nivose were also executed (21st of April).
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  • This first became noticeable in connexion with the affair of the Champ de Mars on the 17th of July 1791.
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  • After the next affair... epaulettes.
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  • He seemed to try to forget that old life and was only interested in the affair with the commissariat officers.
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  • Lori and I aren't having an affair, Carmen.
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  • His action in the matters just named, as also in the complex affair of the secularizations of clerical domains in Germany (February 1803), belongs properly to the history of those countries; but we may here note that, even before the signature of the peace of Amiens (27th of March 1802), he had effected changes in the constitution of the Batavian (Dutch) republic, which placed power in the hands of the French party and enabled him to keep French troops in the chief Dutch fortresses, despite the recently signed treaty of Luneville which guaranteed the independence of that republic. His treatment of the Italians was equally high-handed.
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  • Rostov, in dismay, began justifying himself, but seeing the kindly, jocular face of the general, he took him aside and in an excited voice told him the whole affair, asking him to intercede for Denisov, whom the general knew.
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  • The king's disgust at this affair (which came to an open scandal before the tribunals) was so great that he was on the point of ordering Voltaire out of Prussia, and Darget the secretary had no small trouble in arranging the matter (February 1751).
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  • Between 847 and 852, the province of Reims was disturbed by another affair, that of the clergy ordained by Ebbo at the time of his short restoration to the see of Reims, in 840-841; these clerics, Vulfadus (afterwards archbishop of Bourges), and a few others, had been suspended by Hincmar on his election in 845.
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  • Bolivian CSOs believe that efforts to open up policy fora during the National Dialog were a one-off affair that has had little follow-up.
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  • From that moment the love affair becomes almost impossibly fraught.
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  • The bridge is a big iron girder affair, built in 1907 to replace a ferry.
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  • Dinner, beneath the domed thatch, is a traditional, three-course gourmet affair.
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  • His wife Dasha has learned of his affair with the children's governess.
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  • These meal components were served to passengers, however, adding the gravy was a help yourself affair.
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  • There's a chrome mushroom affair (left) which passes through the rubber anti-vibration mounting grommet.
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  • Ireland's enduring love affair with the ' pint of plain ' has proved more than a match for Murphy's marketing gurus.
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  • Yet, trade between them was an extremely hazardous affair.
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  • Great movie, as close to the great series it was based on as possible, but it's still a very heartless affair.
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  • In terms of the scandal of government inaction in the prisoner release affair, one thing is clear: Charles Clarke must go.
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  • Christmas at the Drake flat is a subdued affair.
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  • It's rarely a simple affair when it comes to ending a relationship.
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  • It's important for both parents to make their disagreements a private affair and save those types of discussions for a time when they are away from the kids.
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  • Had he come over that stormy night while Alex was away with the intent of making Alex believe they were having an affair?
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  • For a minute she stared at the picture, remembering what he had said so long ago about his mother having an affair.
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  • Maybe it wasn't the fact that his mother was having an affair.
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  • It was not a reaction the Deans expected when Effie read the sordid confirmation her great aunt was a prostitute and carrying on an adulterous affair.
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  • Apparently Josh thought they were having an affair.
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  • He wasn't proposing marriage - he was proposing an affair.
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  • Was that why she seemed so concerned that they might be having an affair?
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  • By the time she got home, she was certain he was having an affair.
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  • Under such circumstances the earths vegetation would be very different from what it is, and the study of plant distribution would be a simple affair.
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  • This son (by name Edward) was educated at Westminster' and Cambridge, but never took a degree, travelled, became member of parliament, first for Petersfield (1734), then for Southampton (1741), joined the party against Sir Robert Walpole, and (as his son confesses, not much to his father's honour) was animated in so doing by " private revenge " against the supposed " oppressor " of his family in the South Sea affair.
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  • The famous charlatan Cagliostro was also arrested, but it was recognized that he had taken no part in the affair.
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  • The affair seems to have been well planned up to a certain point, and well executed; but the Athenian van, flushed with a first success, their ranks broken and disordered by a pursuit of the enemy over rough ground, were repulsed with great loss by a body of heavy-armed Boeotians, and driven back in disorder.
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  • But again the affair blew over, the king believing that the edition of Akakia confiscated in Prussia was the only one.
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  • The resident, Freytag, was not a very wise person (though he probably did not, as Voltaire would have it, spell "poesie" "poeshie"); constant references to Frederick were necessary; and the affair was prolonged so that Madame Denis had time to join her uncle.
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  • Volumes and almost libraries have been written on the Calas affair, and we can but refer here to the only less famous cases of Sirven (very similar to that of Calas, though no judicial murder was actually committed), Espinasse (who had been sentenced to the galleys for harbouring a Protestant minister), Lally (the son of the unjustly treated but not blameless Irish-French commander in India), D'Etalonde (the companion of La Barre), Montbailli and others.
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  • In this year he took such an active part in raising funds to defend John Brown, then on trial in Virginia, that he aroused the suspicions of a senatorial committee investigating Brown's raid, and was summoned to Washington to tell what he knew of the affair.
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  • The convention, was, however, captured by politicians who converted the whole affair into a farce by nominating Horace Greeley, editor of the New York Tribune, who represented almost anything rather than the object for which the convention had been called together.
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  • The new insurrection that now broke out was a more formidable affair than the first.
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  • Two days before the affair of Werbach (24th of July), however, the second chamber had petitioned the grand-duke to end the war and enter into an offensive and defensive alliance with Prussia.
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  • The affair of the Placards in 1534 irritated him beyond measure, and determined him to adopt a policy of severity.
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  • He was one of the most active investigators of the affair, and one of the managers of the impeachment of the five Catholic peers.
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  • When Pliny hesitates about a small affair relating to Dio Chrysostom (the Bithynian friend of Nerva and Trajan), the emperor betrays a not unnatural impatience in his response: potuisti non haerere, mi Secunde carissime (82).
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  • Who but Mary herself could have written about this unknown affair of the Bishop, and what had the supposed forger to gain by inventing and adding these references to affairs unconnected with the case?
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  • The powers thus appealed to occupy a position analogous to that of seconds in a duel, who are authorized to arrange an "affair of honour" between their principals.
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  • In 61 B.C. he was the chief accuser of P. Clodius in the affair of the festival of Bona Dea.
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  • Talleyrand had a hand only in the later developments of these negotiations; and it has been shown that he cannot have been the means of revealing to the British government the secret arrangements made at Tilsit between France and Russia, though his private enemies, among them Fouche, have charged him with acting as traitor in this affair.
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  • This affair prompted the Ottoman Government to close the Darda nelles and Bosporus against all shipping, a course which caused immense loss and inconvenience to neutral Powers and produced such vigorous protest, particularly from Russia, that the straits were reopened in May.
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  • He was minister to Spain from 1869 to 1873, and took part in the negotiations growing out of the "Virginius Affair" (see Santiago, Cuba).
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  • Then there was the Wahrmund affair.
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  • While the agitation about the affair was yet unappeased, the political.
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  • The Tories thus felt aggrieved; and the Chartists were so prompt to make political capital out of the affair that large numbers were added to their ranks.
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  • In 1846 the affair of the "Spanish marriages" seriously troubled the relations between the United Kingdom and France.
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  • The dispute with the United States concerning the "Trent" affair of 1861 will always be memorable for the part played in its settlement by the queen and the prince consort.
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  • On 16th March, her mother, the duchess of Kent, died, and on 14th December, while the dispute with America about the Trent "affair was yet unsettled, the prince consort breathed his last at Windsor.
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  • This affair caused no little agitation in royal circles, but in the end state reasons were allowed to prevail and the _ chancellor had his way.
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  • Wounded and made prisoner in this affair, Joubert was released on parole by the Austrian commander-in-chief, Devins, soon afterwards.
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  • Now among the Arabs, as we have seen, ritual service is the affair of the individual, or of a mass of individuals gathered in a great feast, but still doing worship each for himself and his own private circle; the only public aspect of religion is found in connexion with divination and the oracle to which the affairs of the community are submitted.
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  • Matters were brought to a crisis by the affair of Virginia.
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  • Krasicki's poem is at best but a dull affair, in fact a pale copy of a poor original, the Henriade of Voltaire.
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  • Bernadotte communicated Morner's offer to Napoleon, who treated the whole affair as an absurdity.
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  • Great questions were at that time open between the two countries - the north-eastern boundary, the affair of M ` Leod, the seizure of American vessels on the coast of Africa, in the course of a few months the affair of the "Creole," to which was soon added the Oregon question.
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  • A noteworthy incident of the Concord affair, and characteristic of the attitude which the provincials had maintained and continued to maintain for another year, was the official representation to the king by the Massachusetts people that the regulars were the first to fire upon them, and that they returned the fire and fought through the day in strict defence of their rights and homes as Englishmen.
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  • A skirmish, fought the next day, opposite the west front of the present Columbia University, and known as the affair of Harlem Heights, cost the British a loss of seventy of their light infantry.
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  • The Koszta Affair (1853) gave the government an opportunity vigorously to assert the protection it would afford those in the process of becoming its naturalized citizens.
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  • The Observance Of This Rule Renders It Necessary To Reconcile Three Periods Which Have No Common Measure, Namely, The Week, The Lunar Month, And The Solar Year; And As This Can Only Be Done Approximately, And Within Certain Limits, The Determination Of Easter Is An Affair Of Considerable Nicety And Complication.
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  • The Socialist organization of Labour is not an affair of barracks."
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  • Elated by this great success and by his victories over the Armenians, Kaikaus was induced to attempt the capture of the important city of Aleppo, at this time governed by the descendants of Saladin; but the affair miscarried.
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  • He settled the affair in his usual downright manner, telling the commissioners bluntly that they must take back their legitimate king, and refusing - perhaps with more questionable wisdom - to allow the retention of the tricolour flag,which to him was a "symbol of rebellion."
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  • It may be said to have begun with the visit of the Association of British Chambers of Commerce to Paris in 1900, at a time when France was still smarting from the humiliation of the Fashoda affair, and the Boer War was exciting hostile demonstrations against Great Britain throughout the continent of Europe.
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  • Thrown into prison on account of this affair, Hayashi did not obtain office until 1871.
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  • The affair of Thomas Becket involved the papacy in a quarrel with the powerful monarchy of the Angevins, whose representative, Henry II., was master of England and of the half of France.
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  • Madame de Charriere, although twentyseven years older than Constant, became his mistress, and the liaison, an affair possibly more of the intellect than of the heart, lasted until 1796, when Constant became intimate with Madame de Stael.
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  • This could only have been a somewhat rough affair, but its originator maintained reasonably that it would be of interest if some indication of the daily movements could be obtained.
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  • A most trumpery affair brought matters to a head.
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  • He energetically defended the republic against the Boulangist agitation, and took an equally courageous part in the Dreyfus affair.
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  • The affair was magnified in the Convention into a deliberate murder of the "representative of the Republic" by the pope's orders.
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  • Broken in 1840 during the affair of Mehemet Ali the entente was patched up in 1841 by the Straits Convention and re-cemented by visits paid by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert to the Château d'Eu in 1843 and 1845 and of Louis Philippe to Windsor in 1844, only to be irretrievably wrecked by the affair of the "Spanish marriages," a deliberate attempt to revive the traditional Bourbon policy of French predominance in Spain.
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  • In intimate connexion with the Gottorp affair stood the question of the political equilibrium of the north.
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  • Having in 1490 driven the Hungarians from Vienna ane recovered his hereditary lands, and having ordered the affair of the Netherlands, Maximilian turned his attention to Italy whither he was drawn owing to the invasion of that country by Charles VIII.
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  • One was the "Virginius" affair.
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  • As a matter of fact, however, though the armies under Frederick and Joseph were face to face in the field, the affair was settled without actual fighting; Maria Theresa, fearing the chances of another struggle with Prussia, overruled her son at the last moment, and by the treaty of Teschen agreed to be content with the cession of the Quarter of the Inn (Innviertel) and some other districts.
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  • This affair was not only a scandal for which the Austrian government, through its agents, was responsible; but it placed the authorities at Vienna in a serious dilemma.
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  • The whole affair was mixed up with insinuations against Lord Hastings, especially charging him with having been actuated by favouritism towards one of the partners in the firm.
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  • The incidents of this episode were a favorite subject in the sculptures of his temples, where their representation was accompanied by a poetical version of the affair and other explanatory inscriptions.
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  • In consequence of this affair, the deliberative council was suppressed, but on the 25th of December a fresh proclamation was issued, reconstituting the two divans which had been created by the Turks; the special divan was to consist of 14 persons chosen by lot out of 60 govern.mentnominees, and was to meet daily.
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  • From this moment the French alliance was for Alexander also not a fraternal agreement to rule the world, but an affair of pure policy.
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  • In this affair of Neville's Cross (17th of October 1346) he copied the mistakes of Edward II.
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  • In this cruel affair, Claverhouse, who caused to be shot the celebrated John Brown, " the Christian carrier," had no hand.
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  • The council of Capua, inspired by the pope, deferred to the council of Macedonia the affair of Bonosus, bishop of Sardinia, who had been accused of heresy.
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  • In it he led the campaign for the revision of the Dreyfus affair, and for the separation of Church and State.
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  • The government of Chile arranged the sale of the Esmeralda, but wished to be free from all danger of international complications in the affair.
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  • The percentage (27.7) of loss sustained by the British is sufficient evidence of the intensity of the conflict, and provides a convincing answer to certain writers who have represented the battle as chiefly a French affair.
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  • His popularity, which had been shaken by the Montez affair, he soon recovered, especially among artists.
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  • The discovery of the affair and the investigation that followed cooled Goethe's ardour and caused him to turn his attention seriously to the studies which were to prepare him for the university.
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  • To his Leipzig student-days belong also two small plays in Alexandrines, Die Laune des Verliebten, a pastoral comedy in one act, which reflects the lighter side of the poet's love affair, and Die Mitschuldigen (published in a revised form, 1769), a more sombre picture, in which comedy is incongruously mingled with tragedy.
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  • For the moment the consequences seemed likely to be serious; but the affair was arranged diplomatically, and the demarcation proceeded up to a point near the Oxus river, beyond which the commission were unable to settle an agreement.
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  • The struggle with the young and growing power of Holland was destined to be a much more serious affair than that with the exhausted power of Portugal.
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  • For a few months after the dissolution of the Neapolitan parliament the government abstained from persecution, but with the crushing of the Sicilian revolution its hands The were free; and when the commission on the affair of Neapolitan prisons, t h e 15th of May had completed its labours the state trials and arrests began.
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  • The mutinous regiments, however, were surrounded by loyal troops and shot down; and this affair resulted in the disbanding of the whole force - the last support of the autocracy.
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  • The affair would not have gone on so smoothly, had not the opportune defection of the Arabians put a stop to the inward schism which threatened.
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  • Van Buren, a widower, sided with the president in this affair and grew in his favour.
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  • It was a very small, very disingenuous, inevitably an anomalous, and in the vanity of proclamations and other concomitant incidents rather a ridiculous affair; and fortunately for the dignity of history - and for Fremont - it was quickly merged in a larger question, when Commodore John Drake Sloat (1780-1867) on the 7th of July raised the flag of the United States over Monterey, proclaiming California a part of the United States.
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  • The Marlboroughs had been active in the affair and had benefited by it, the countess (as she then was) receiving a pension of £1000, and their conduct was noticed at court.
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  • Everywhere there was a growing belief that a man's religious tenets were his private affair, with which the state had nothing to do; and that a government only made itself ridiculous if it attempted to lay down which creeds were true and which were false.
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  • Then he conceived the idea of using the Cossacks, who were deeply attached to him, as a means of chastising the szlachta, and at the same time forcing a war with Turkey, which would make his military genius indispensable to the republic, and enable him if successful to carry out domestic reforms by force of arms. His chief confidant in this still mysterious affair was the veteran grand hetman of the crown, Stanislaw Koniecpolski, who understood the Cossacks better than any man then living, but differed from the king in preferring the conquest of the Crimea to an open war with Turkey.
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  • It has recently been maintained that modern European history is chiefly an affair of competition between confederated states for the possession of lands revealed by Columbus and Da Gama.
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  • The episode is known in American history as the " X Y Z Affair."
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  • Moral sense seemed to them a subjective affair, dangerous to the interests of religion.
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  • His purpose was to defend what may be called a humanist position in moral philosophy; that is, to show that morality was not an affair of mysterious innate principles, or abstract relations, or supernatural sanctions, but depended on the familiar conditions of personal and social welfare.
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  • Bacon's conduct throughout the affair has been blamed, but apparently on wrong grounds.
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  • Thus in Australia the initiation ceremonies, concerned as they partly are with marriage, always an affair between the kin-groups, are tribal, whilst the totemic rites are the prime concern of the members of the totem clans.
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  • We may be forced to conclude that the interest of the whole affair, so far as authentic history is concerned, is really nugatory, and that the romantic imagination has created a mystery in a fact of no importance.
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  • His sensitiveness received a second blow in an unsuccessful love affair, which, however, he bore with fortitude.
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  • The last three writers mentioned above add that he was a tribune of the people, while Plutarch, referring to the affair, gives the further information that the Cinna who was killed by the mob was a poet.
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  • But the affair caused such general indignation that Gustavus felt obliged, in May, to offer some justification of his conduct.
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  • The Fehrbellin affair was a mere skirmish, the actual casualties amounting to less than 600 men, but it rudely divested Sweden of her nimbus of invincibility and was the signal for a general attack upon her, known as the Scanian War.
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  • The United States government characterized the affair as an outrage, demanding an indemnity as satisfaction.
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  • In the end Chile paid an indemnity of $75,000 as asked, but the affair left bad feeling in its train.
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  • This unfortunate affair had the effect of greatly discrediting Persia on the London Stock Exchange for a long time.
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  • It was in connexion with this affair that Cecil Rhodes first came into prominence as a politician.
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  • The affair dragged on from 1713 to 1716, when the examination of the Solov'evs' books, and the subsequent application of torture, revealed the fact that the Solov'evs had systematically robbed the Treasury of 675,000 roubles (1 rouble then = 5s.) and had accumulated a fortune of half a million.
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  • By the outside world the affair was greeted with mingled ridicule and indignation, and the new Messiah had to be protected by the police from the violence of an angry mob.
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  • Warburton was further kept busy by the attacks on his Divine Legation from all quarters, by a dispute with Bolingbroke respecting Pope's behaviour in the affair of Bolingbroke's Patriot King, by his edition of Pope's works (1751) and by a vindication in 1750 of the alleged miraculous interruption of the rebuilding of the temple of Jerusalem undertaken by Julian, in answer to Conyers Middleton.
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  • Zola played a very important part in the Dreyfus affair, which convulsed French politics and social life at the end of the 19th century.
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  • Rid of the affair of Lothair, king of Lorraine, by the death of that prince (869), he endeavoured in vain to mediate between the Frankish princes with a view to assuring to the emperor, Louis II., the heritage of the king of Lorraine.
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  • The Meerut troops, at last roused from their inaction, joined Barnard on the 7th of June, after a successful affair with the mutineers, and the next day the action of Badli-ki-Serai enabled the British force to occupy the famous Ridge, which they never abandoned till the final assault.
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  • He had a serious love affair about this time, which was broken off on the very eve of marriage by his catching a tertian fever which defied all attempts at cure for some two years.
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  • The incident has become known in history as the "Trent Affair."
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  • The chief foreign treaties entered into by Colombia in the last quarter of the 19th century were: - (1) A treaty with Great Britain, signed on the 27th of October 1888, for the extradition of criminals; (2) a treaty of friendship, commerce and navigation with Italy, signed on the 27th of October 1892; (3) two protocols with Italy, signed respectively on the 24th of May and on the 25th of August 1886, in connexion with the affair of the Italian subject Cerruti; (4) a consular convention with Holland, signed on the 10th of July 1881; (5) a treaty of peace and friendship with Spain, signed on the 30th of January 1881; (6) a convention with Spain for the reciprocal protection of intellectual property; (7) a concordat with the Vatican, signed on the 31st of December 1887; (8) an agreement with the Vatican, signed on the 10th of August 1892, in connexion with ecclesiastical jurisdiction; (9) an agreement with the republic of San Salvador, signed on the 24th of December 1880, in regard to the despatch of a delegate to an international congress; (to) a treaty of peace, friendship and commerce with Germany, signed on the 23rd of July 1892; (t1) a treaty with the republic of Costa Rica, signed in 1880, for the delimitation of the boundary; (12) the postal convention, signed at Washington, on the 4th of July 1891; (13) a convention with Great Britain, signed on the 31st of July 1896, in connexion with the claim of Messrs Punchard, M`Taggart, Lowther & Co.; (t4) a treaty of friendship, commerce and navigation with Peru, signed on the 6th of August 1898; (15) an extradition treaty with Peru, signed on the 6th of August 1898; (16) a treaty of peace, friendship and defensive alliance with Venezuela, signed on the 21st of November 1896, and on the same date a treaty regulating the frontier commerce.
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  • In the turmoil over the " ` Trent' affair," it was Sumner's word that convinced Lincoln that Mason and Slidell must be given up, and that reconciled the public to that inevitable step. Again and again Sumner used the power incident to his chairmanship to block action which threatened to embroil the United States in war with England and France.
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  • One of the most important matters with which he was called upon to deal was the "Koszta Affair "; 1 his " Hi lsemann letter " (1853), is an important 1 The " Koszta Affair " involved an interesting question of international law - i.e.
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  • Yet Pietism could claim to have contributed largely to the revival of Biblical studies in Germany, and to have made religion once more an affair of the heart and the life, and not merel y of the intellect.
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  • In one of these attempts, the affair at Belfort, Buchez was gravely compromised, although the jury which tried him did not find the evidence sufficient to warrant his condemnation.
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  • Dionysius knows only the council of 419, in connexion with the affair of Apiarius; but in this single text are reproduced, more or less fully, almost all the synods of the collection; this was the celebrated Concilium Africanum, so often quoted in the middle ages, which was also recognized by the Greeks.
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  • It must be confessed that the conduct of his adversaries was almost as contemptible and unpatriotic. They refused to aid in the war, as if it was the kings private affair and not that of the nation.
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  • One by one the mutinous crews surrendered; and the arrest of the ringleader, Richard Parker, on board the Sandwich, on the 14th of June, brought the affair to an end.l The seamen regained their reputation, and those who had been imprisoned their liberty, by Duncans victory down.
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  • The great Castlewar, so long as it lasted, was the supreme affair of reagh.
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  • The persons entitled to ask for an expression of the divine will on a public affair were the magistrates.
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  • Communicatio idiomatum was well known in the schools as an affair of terminology.
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  • Of the Crimean War he had a better judgment than those whose weakness led them into it, and he could tell them the whole truth of the affair in twenty words: "You are going to war with an opponent who does not want to fight, and whom you are unwilling to encounter."
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  • Foreign questions arose which strongly excited English feeling - the arrangements of peace with Russia, Italian struggles for freedom, an American quarrel, the "Arrow" affair and the Chinese war, the affair of the French colonels and the Conspiracy Bill; and as they arose Palmerston gathered into his own sails (except on the last occasion) every wind of popular favour.
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  • As if upon the impulse of this transaction, Disraeli opened the next session of parliament with a bill to confer upon the queen the title of empress of India - a measure which offended 2 For a detailed, if somewhat controversial, account of this affair, see Lucien Wolf's article in The Times of December 26, 1905, and Mr Greenwood's letters on the subject.
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  • The wardens usually conferred once a year on matters of common interest, and as a rule their meetings were conducted in a friendly spirit, though in 1575 a display of temper led to the affair of the Raid of Reidswire.
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  • In 1871 Fish presided at the Peace Conference at Washington between Spain and the allied republics of Peru, Chile, Ecuador and Bolivia, which resulted in the formulation (April 12) of a general truce between those countries, to last indefinitely and not to be broken by any one of them without three years' notice given through the United States; and it was chiefly due to his restraint and moderation that a satisfactory settlement of the "Virginius Affair" was reached by the United States and Spain (1873).
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  • The affair was only a cannonade, but the French stood firm and the advance of the Allies was stayed.
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  • Within ten days after the affair of Valmy they began their retreat.
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  • Others again, whose demand for knowledge was more easily satisfied, and who were more impressed with the positive and practical side of the master's teaching, made the quest a much simpler affair.
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  • Hardly was the affair of Caroli settled, when new and severer trials came upon the Genevan Reformers.
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  • His work embraced everything; he was consulted on every affair, great and small, that came before the council, - on questions of law, police, economy, trade, and manufactures, no less than on questions of doctrine and church polity.
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  • It was originally confined to the asking of a question, after due notice, on some affair of state.
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  • The affair was eventually compromised.
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  • Two things in this obscure affair are beyond reasonable doubt.
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  • At last, as the emissary persisted in his bland persuasions, he looked up and said, - "Archias, you never moved me by your acting, and you Affair of Harpalus.
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  • In 1838 it caused his partisan Lieutenant Laity to be condemned by the Court of Peers to five years' imprisonment for a pamphlet which he had written to justify the Strassburg affair; then it demanded the expulsion of the prince from Switzerland, and when the Swiss government resisted, threatened war.
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  • The unfortunate affair of Strassburg has in no way shaken this strange conviction, and his chief thoughts are of what he will do when he is on the throne."
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  • Not only did certain newspapers, such as the Capitole and the Journal du Commerce, and clubs, such as the Culottes de peau carry it on zealously; but the diplomatic humiliation of France in the affair of Mehemet Ali in 1840, with the outburst of patriotism which accompanied it, followed by the concessions made by the government to public opinion, such as, for example, the bringing back of the ashes of Napoleon I., all helped to revive revolutionary and Napoleonic memories.
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  • The affair of the Templars was another legal process carried out by the same Nogaret.
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  • But he complicated the Naples affair by claiming Milan in consideration of the marriage of his grandfather, Louis of Orleans, to Valentina, daughter of Gian Galeazzo Visconti, duke of Milan.
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  • The great external affair of the reign was the projected war upon which Henry IV.
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  • As an eniracte, from April 1649 to January 1650, came the affair of the Fetus Maitre:: Cond, proud and violent; Gaston of Orleans, pliable and contemptible; Conti, the The simpleton; and Longueville, the betrayed husband.
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  • Louis XIV.s pride caused the first struggle, which turned exclusively upon questions of form, as in the affair of the Corsican Guard in 1662.
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  • The nuns of Port Royal werein their turn subjected to persecution, which, after a truce between 1666 and 1679, became aggravated by the affair of the regale, the bishops of Aleth and Pamiers being Jansenists.
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  • He claimed to lay down the law everywhere, in the preliminary negotiations between his ambassador and the Spanish ambassador in London, in the affair of the salute exacted from French vessels by the English, and in that of the Corsican guard in Rome; while he proposed to become the head of the crusade against the Turks in the Mediterranean as in Hungary.
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  • The eclipse of the great idea of the balance of power in Europe was no sudden affair; the most flourishing years of the reign were still enlightened by it: witness the repurchase of Dunkirk from Charles II.
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  • Instead of remaining upon the defensive in this continental warmerely accessory as it washe made it his chief affair, and placed himself under the petticoat government of three women, Maria Theresa, Elizabeth of Russia and the marquise de Pompadour.
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  • The bourgeoisie, the Assembly, the country and La Fayette, one of the leaders of the army, now embarked upon a royalist reaction, which would perhaps have been efficacious, Manifesto had it not been for the entry into the affair of the ki Prussians as allies of the Austrians, and for the insolent manifesto of the duke of Brunswick.
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  • The Arabic " Book of Maccabees " contained in the Paris and London Polyglotts, and purporting to be a history of the Jews from the affair of Heliodorus (186 B.C.) to the close of Herod's reign, is historically worthless, being nothing but a compilation from i and 2 Macc. and Josephus.
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  • This affair created a great stir in Germany, and the clause concerning ecclesiastical reservation in the religious peace of Augsburg was interpreted in one way by his friends, and in another way by his foes; the former holding that he could retain his office, the latter that he must resign.
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  • But the affair of Ebbo's clergy did not become critical till the council of Soissons in 853; up till then these clergy had, so far tic. The author gives himself out as a certain Benedict, a deacon of the church of Mainz; hence the name by which he is usually known, Benedictus Levita.
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  • He elected to trust to diplomacy; and Spain made out such a good case for arbitration, on the ground of her ancient rights of discovery and early colonization, that the German emperor, who had no desire to imperil the dynasty and monarchy in Spain, agreed to submit the whole affair to the pope, who gave judgment in favor of Spain.
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  • One of them was Monroe, whose reputation comes very badly out of this unsavoury affair.
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  • It was to succeed Baker as governor of the equatorial regions that the khedive asked for Gordon's services, having come to the conclusion that the latter was the most likely person to bring the affair to a satisfactory conclusion.
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  • It was some years before the affair came to a crisis, but at last, in 1670, Mademoiselle solemnly demanded the king's permission to marry Lauzun.
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  • The war with Poland which Gustavus resumed in 1621 was a much more difficult affair.
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  • During 1867 Benedetti was much occupied with the affair of Luxemburg.
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  • Mom told me that Dad forgave her for her affair with Señor Medena.
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  • Dinner was a quiet affair, cooked by the returning Fred O'Connor—hamburgers, a tad over-broiled, but the Deans appreciated the effort as they were busy with Bird Song's other chores.
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  • Ginger had—maybe is still having—an affair with her husband's brother, and if she isn't sleeping with their attorney it isn't because neither isn't trying.
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  • It was a great love affair.
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  • She still kept in contact with O'Connor and was probably having an affair with him, with the apparent acquiescence of Frederick.
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  • This Week I'm Loving Diesel's Behave Bag A weekend away should be a relaxed affair, and your luggage should reflect this.
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  • Radha's unhappiness results in an instant connection with Christopher and they begin a passionate affair that will change everyone's life forever.
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  • The second featured an office in Acton where I had worked, a secret love affair.
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  • Miss Burdock, to whom I told my affair, expressed the strongest approbation.
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  • I found that throughout the affair my conduct had met with general approbation.
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  • The affair was driven by a culture of risk aversion rather than by timeless human greed.
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  • Fiona makes contact with an oil company bigwig and uses the knowledge of her extra-marital affair to blackmail her for information.
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  • When she found out her manager was having an affair with her own bodyguard she was devastated.
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  • Thus a recent account begins: Taking of the first photograph in Australia seems to have been a rather casual affair.
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  • Roman à clef relating affair between Prince Regent and Mary Robinson, in the form of letters between the pair.
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  • The report ran that Catherine had concerted the whole affair with the assassins, but this was speedily set down as a calumny.
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  • I made a confidant of Talbot in my love affair with Emily.
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  • This slight affair seemed considerable in a war, which had been as yet so little marked by military incident.
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  • The Affair Pembroke was a popular and powerful courtier, a poet and a well-known patron of literature.
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  • Unusually, the play has yet another denouement; perhaps more important than the revelation of Cassie's affair with Michael.
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  • The bovine eyeball dissection affair will surely become a classic.
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  • Jo also had a brief affair with Donald, a bottlenose dolphin who adopted the Isle of Man for three years.
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  • Tonight's show â incidentally their biggest UK headline gig to date â is a particularly incendiary affair.
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  • Paine's conduct in the affair was apparently quite honorable, tho certainly very indiscreet.
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  • A handsome drifter and the unhappy wife of a boorish innkeeper conduct an affair which leads them to murder.
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  • Confronted with Wiggins ' claims this week, Conklin neither confirmed their affair, nor denied specifically the insinuation of plagiarism.
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  • But despite the result, last night's encounter was a depressing affair, only livened up by three excellent goals.
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  • If BSkyB decides that the public's love affair with professional football is cooling down then the results would bring down the whole structure.
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  • Observing the passionate love affair between light and atmosphere became the motive and the subject or this collection of works.
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  • Meets Vita Sackville-West with whom she has a brief love affair.
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  • In his travels for his father's business, Watkins had an on-going love affair with the Herefordshire countryside.
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  • In the week of the left jab, it's still a very masculine affair.
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  • Likewise the Sunderland - Newcastle match turned out to be a fairly mellow affair.
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  • Wyatt was an ambassador; he was also someone who had been imprisoned on suspicion of an affair with the king's mistress.
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  • The southwest monsoon is a gentler affair, bringing frequent rainfall to the west coast from July to September.
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  • Our hunt for this band has been a long and tireless affair and quite obsessive at times.
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  • The match itself was a totally one-sided affair in which Montrose outclassed the Loons.
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  • This affair brought not the least opprobrium, not only upon Cyril, but also upon the whole Alexandrian church.
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  • Undress uniform was a lower key affair consisting of a blue jacket, white pantaloons and full dress helmet.
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  • So passionate is our love affair that our old paramour, the pub, is losing out.
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  • With the affair over and Claire oblivious to the truth of the whole thing, Norman's life and marriage seem perfect.
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  • Every song is a spirited affair and is further testament to her powerful and ingratiating onstage persona.
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  • A ministry spokesman said: " A work contract of this kind is a strictly private affair and is the decision of Mr Stange.
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  • The Faculty in the old days was a rather quaint affair.
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  • Some babies have difficulty getting to sleep which can make bedtime a rather raucous and frustrating affair.
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  • We got into the untenable position of arguing that recidivism was an entirely structural affair.
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  • East Anglia was a different affair to the other regionals.
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  • We can't think WHY they have just resuscitated the Müller affair.
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  • The Belgian senate announced on Wednesday (28 June) that it had opened a case on the affair.
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  • The military latterly had a skirmish in the affair.
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  • The film turns out to be a rather sleazy, low budget affair.
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  • Many people lost everything they owned, and the affair became one of the most notorious financial swindles in history.
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  • Lunch is a welcome but ' edgy ' affair, as not everyone has seen the tanagers.
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  • The process of constructing a thesaurus in the humanities becomes at some point a subjective affair.
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  • Such an affair was unpleasant in its suggestion, said Tommy, tommy had meant to attack her forehead.
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  • The drama of the Peter Mandelson affair had the nation transfixed for days, and the national tabloids had a field day.
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  • Minimizing the delay will reduce further uncertainty about the industry created by the Equitable Life affair.
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  • I was no virgin; nor had I really experienced an intense affair.
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  • Family affair With fans from Britney Spears to the Queen, Tunnock's caramel wafers are one of Scotland's most successful exports.
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  • Some say that Kinser, 33, was a man-about-town, who was having an affair with Malcolm's estranged wife.
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  • A 100-year-old Ugandan witch doctor married a 12-year-old girl after an affair that lasted for months, a newspaper reported.
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  • She now published a story that Beecher was having an affair with a married woman.
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  • On the 25th of October he was made commander-in-chief in Dorsetshire, and in November he took by storm Abbotsbury, the house of Sir John Strangways - an affair in which he appears to have shown considerable personal gallantry.
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  • He went to Germany and Holland once more, and to Russia, Poland, and then again to Paris, where, in 1785, he was implicated in the affair of the Diamond Necklace; and although Cagliostro escaped conviction by the matchless impudence of his defence, he was imprisoned for other reasons in the Bastille.
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  • His appearance in some important Scottish appeal cases brought him into notice, and in Scotland at least he acquired an immense reputation by his appearance for the city of Edinburgh when it was threatened with disfranchisement for the affair of the Porteous mob.
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  • He accordingly directed the Sardinian admiral Persano only to arrest the expedition should it touch at a Sardinian port; while in reply to the indignant protests of the continental powers he disclaimed all knowledge of the affair.
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  • What is said of this affair interrupts the original context of chap. xviii., to which the insertion has been clumsily fitted by an interpolation in the second half of ver.
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  • The first of these was an unimportant affair, probably nursed by the agents provocateurs of Fouche's ubiquitous police.
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  • This " affair of the casket " arose out of an attempt by the countess's friends to get possession of a bond for a large life annuity settled by the count on his mistress, a Baroness Meyendorf, to the prejudice of the countess and her children.
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  • On the occasion of the Galician outbreak of 1845, when the Ruthenian peasantry massacred some hundreds of Polish landowners, an outbreak generally attributed to the machinations of the Austrian government, Wielopolski wrote his famous Lettre d'un gentilhomme polonais au prince de Metternich (Brussels, 1846), which caused a great sensation at the time, and in which he attempted to prove that the Austrian court was acting in collusion with the Russian in the affair.
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  • Christ's principle of love was widely interpreted to mean chiefly love for the Christian brotherhood, and within that circle the virtues of hospitality, charity and helpfulness were widely exercised; and if the salvation of his own soul was regarded as the most important affair of every man, the service of the brethren was recognized as an imperative Christian duty.
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  • The affair led to a warm friendship, however, and Moore contributed to the Review, while Jeffrey made ample amends in a later article on Lalla Rookh (1817).
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  • This war, by which the United States definitely separated themselves from the British connexion, began with the affair of Lexington in Massachusetts, on the 10th of April 1775, and was virtually ended by the capitulation of Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia, on the 19th of October 1781.
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  • Episodes, such as the protection so long extended to the Leo Taxil affair, and to the revelations of Diana Vaughan (the object of which last was to bring Italian freemasonry and its ostensible work, the unity of Italy, into discredit), together with the attitude of the Ultramontane press in the Dreyfus affair, and later towards England, the invigoration of political agitation by the Lourdes celebration and by anti-Semitism, were all manifestations that could not raise the " system " in the estimation of the cultured and civilized world.
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  • Broken in 1840 during the affair of Mehemet Ali the entente was patched up in 1841 by the Straits Convention and re-cemented by visits paid by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert to the Château d'Eu in 1843 and 1845 and of Louis Philippe to Windsor in 1844, only to be irretrievably wrecked by the affair of the "Spanish marriages," a deliberate attempt to revive the traditional Bourbon policy of French predominance in Spain.
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  • In 1541 he lost two infant sons, and the mysterious affair of the death of that aesthetic ruffian, Sir James Hamilton of Finnart, was supposed to lie heavy on his mind.
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  • A further misfortune occurred in the Panama affair, Clemenceau's relations with Cornelius Herz leading to his being involved in the general suspicion; and, though he remained the leading spokesman of French Radicalism, his hostility to the Russian alliance so increased his unpopularity that in the election for 1893 he was defeated for the Chamber, after having sat in it continuously since 1876.
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  • The Riksdag of 1682 proposed a fresh Reduktion, and declared that the whole question of how far the king was empowered by the law of the land to bestow fiefs, or, in case of urgent national distress, take them back again, was exclusively his majesty's affair.
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  • Greece being a state under the joint protection of three powers, Russia and France protested against its coercion by the British fleet, and the French ambassador temporarily left London, which promptly led to the termination of the affair.
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  • When news of this affair had reached Paris, the pope sent the general of the Minorites, Gerard Odonis, accompanied by a Dominican, to sustain his doctrine in that city, but King Philip VI., perhaps at the instigation of the refugee Spirituals in Paris, referred the question to the faculty of theology, which, on the 2nd of January 1 333, declared that the souls of the blessed were elevated to the beatific vision immediately after death; the faculty, nevertheless, were of opinion that the pope should have propounded his erroneous doctrine only "recitando," and not "determinando, asserendo, sed etiam opinando."
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  • The fanaticism of the Meccan is an affair of the purse; the mongrel population (for the town is by no means purely Arab) has exchanged the virtues of the Bedouin for the worst corruptions of Eastern town life, without casting off the ferocity of the desert, and it is hardly possible to find a worse certificate of character than the three parallel gashes on each cheek, called Tashrit, which are the customary mark of birth in the holy city.
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  • Thus ended an affair which seems to have occasioned Calvin much more uneasiness than the character of his assailant, and the manifest falsehood of the charge brought against him, would seem to justify.
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  • He failed, owing to the same reaction that was causing the feudal system to make inroads upon the army, the magistracy and industry; but in his fall he put on the guise of a reformer, and by a last wild plunge he left the monarchy, already compromised by the affair of the Diamond Necklace, hopelessly exposed (April 1787).
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  • She was still too agitated by the encounter to be able to talk of the affair calmly.
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  • Anatole, for whom Pierre was looking, dined that day with Dolokhov, consulting him as to how to remedy this unfortunate affair.
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  • Petya had come rushing out to talk to his namesake about this affair.
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  • All the historians describe the affair as follows:
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  • He could not stop what was going on before him and around him and was supposed to be directed by him and to depend on him, and from its lack of success this affair, for the first time, seemed to him unnecessary and horrible.
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  • As a true friend, I have thought and thought again about your affair.
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  • The Empress Elisabeth, however, when asked what instructions she would be pleased to give--with her characteristic Russian patriotism had replied that she could give no directions about state institutions for that was the affair of the sovereign, but as far as she personally was concerned she would be the last to quit Petersburg.
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  • In the Petersburg world this sad side of the affair again involuntarily centered round a single incident: Kutaysov's death.
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  • The other day if it had not been for you that affair would have ended ill.
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  • For this purpose a capable officer, Bolkhovitinov, was chosen, who was to explain the whole affair by word of mouth, besides delivering a written report.
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  • We can't start the affair without knowing for certain how many there are.
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  • The affair reached the Tsar.
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  • I heard about that affair of hers at the time.
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  • Today--it was the same affair.
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  • Besides, when I was in Petersburg I felt (I can say this to you) that the whole affair would go to pieces without me--everyone was pulling his own way.
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  • In the Stephen Lawrence affair, attention has focused on the in-built police racism in their response.
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  • Contrary to popular belief, rapier combat was not a gentleman 's affair.
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  • It is an attractive affair, in all its pomp, with the seven reliquaries carried on stout shoulders one after the other.
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  • We ca n't think WHY they have just resuscitated the Müller affair.
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  • The story of a love affair doomed to failure is a veiled, romanticized version of their relationship.
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  • The casualties in this affair were 1 marine killed and 12 wounded, 1 seaman killed and 4 wounded.
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  • Actually no, they are talking of a more sedate affair.
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  • The furnishings are a simple, late 18th century affair, painted in a seemly manner in recent years.
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  • Thinking about having an affair I 'm in a sexless marriage for the sake of my children.
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  • The whole sordid affair was kept secret for nearly 75 years.
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