At the same time, although he attended the Paris conference of 1856, he purposely abstained from affixing his signature to the treaty of peace after that of Count Orlov, Russia's chief representative.
With shaking hands, he fumbled, affixing what were certainly not approved knots, but he tied enough of them to be confident they would hold.
For affixing the great seal to this declaration he was threatened with impeachment by the Commons.
There is attached to it a government commissioner, with no vote, but affixing his signature to the synodical judgments (Joyce, op. cit.
When substances in solution are dealt with, Thomsen indicates their state by affixing Aq to their symbols.
Even Voltaire did not venture to publish this lampoon on a great official of a prince so touchy as the king of Prussia without some permission, and if all tales are true he obtained this by another piece of something like forgery - getting the king to endorse a totally different pamphlet on its last leaf, and affixing that last leaf to Akakia.
On the other hand, practically the whole of Jude is taken up into 2 Pet., the author merely avoiding, so far as he discovers them, the quotations from apocryphal writings, and prefixing and affixing sections of his own to refute the heretical eschatology.
A similar sound may be made by affixing those feathers to the end of a rod and drawing them rapidly downwards in the same position as they occupy in the bird's tail while it is performing the feat.
In April 1776, while still retaining his seat in the Continental Congress, Jay was chosen as a member of the third provincial congress of New York; and his consequent absence from Philadelphia deprived him of the honour of affixing his signature to the Declaration of Independence.
In the 8th century the mayors of the palace are found affixing their personal seals to royal diplomas; and, once the idea was started, the multiplication of seals naturally followed.
frequently recurring or too insignificant to be worth the trouble of affixing the common seal.
The essence of the compulsion in the case of stamp duties is the invalidity of the documents in courts of law unless the stamp is affixed, besides liability to penalties for not affixing the proper stamps.
Another advantage of membership is the use of a " county label " for affixing to each section of honey in comb, a or jar of extracted honey, offered for sale by members.
affixing of the seal is to be attested by the signature of one member of the Society Board and the Secretary.
On the other hand, hot-wire instruments are very " dead-beat," that is to say, the needle does not move much for the small fluctuations in the current, and this quality is generally increased by affixing to the index needle a small copper plate which is made to move in a strong magnetic field (see fig.
The idea of testifying the personal presence or the agency of an individual on some particular occasion, by affixing the impression of his seal (Lat.
Affixing small charms, like hearts, palm trees, cowboy boots, or rings to the center of a ribbon bow can add a certain appeal to your invitation that preprinted ones lack.
Try affixing small paper flags to toothpicks and decorating the flags with Halloween doodles.
When affixing drywall to the framing members, be sure to protect your door from scratching by using construction adhesive instead of nails or screws.
Testing: Always test the patio doors' fit once the opening has been cut before permanently affixing the door to the opening.
They suggest affixing it to craft foam and then decorating with paint, glitter, gemstones and feathers.
Arm yourself with a few artistic supplies, including fabric glue, several yards of colorful lace, faux flowers, buttons, sequins or anything else you dream of affixing to your handbag.
Rubber cement works better than glue for affixing paper to cardboard as the image will adhere smoothly and will not wrinkle or pucker when it is dry.
Two brothers named Cairns added further innovation to the helmet by affixing leather "front pieces" showing identification information, and this became a tradition that lasts through today, with the digital Cairns Front configurator.
The connecting link between the general use of the signet, which was required by the Roman law for legal purposes, but which had died out by the 7th century, and the revival of seals in the middle ages is to be found in the chanceries Early of the Merovingian and Carolingian sovereigns, where s m $d seval the practice of affixing the royal seal to diplomas appears to have been generally maintained (see Diplomatic).
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