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  • The deity dragged Wynn here to warn him against altering his plan for revenge.

  • I guess it wouldn.t matter if you succeeded in altering it like Kris said.

  • They hadn't given him the opportunity to adjust to the idea before they were bombarding him with life altering decisions.

  • It should also here be noticed that the changes introduced into the holding of the fiefs, whether by altering their boundaries or substituting Frankish for Lombard vassals, were chief among the causes why the feudal system took no permanent hold in Italy.

  • Another charter, confirming former liberties but altering the constitution of the corporation, was granted in 1611.

  • Under the heading "Remarks" are noted (for vessels with sail power) making, shortening and trimming sails; and (for all ships) employment of crew, times of passing prominent landmarks, altering of course, and any subject of interest and FIG.

  • We have here followed Dillmann's construction of a difficult passage which Duhm attempts to simplify by omission of the complicating clause without altering the general sense.

  • " In those days Yahweh began to cut short " (or, altering the text, " to be angry with ") " Israel."

  • The accent plays much less part in lengthening and altering the vowels in Syriac than in Hebrew, but there are well-marked cases of lengthening from this cause.

  • Hot-wire ammeters are, however, liable to a shift of zero, and means are always provided by some adjusting screw for slightly altering the sag of the wire and so adjusting the index needle to the zero of the scale.

  • In those intended for alternating currents, the main current through the movable coil, whether consisting of one turn or more than one turn, is carried by a wire rope, of which each component strand is insulated by silk covering, to prevent the inductive action from altering the distribution of the current across the transverse section of the conductor.

  • The United States left the task of altering the laws to the people, as far as there was no conflict between them and the Constitution of the United States and fundamental American legal customs. Copies of the Spanish codes were very rare, and some of them could not be had in the colonies.

  • Cassiodorus translated them into Latin, freely altering to suit his own ideas of orthodoxy.

  • We write;L 22 = a 1 a 2 .b 1 n-2 b2s 3 n - 3 3 n-3 3 n-3 3 a 3 = a 1 a 2 .b 1 b 2 .c 1 c2, and so on whenever we require to represent a product of real coefficients symbolically; we then have a one-to-one correspondence between the products of real coefficients and their symbolic forms. If we have a function of degree s in the coefficients, we may select any s sets of umbrae for use, and having made a selection we may when only one quantic is under consideration at any time permute the sets of umbrae in any manner without altering the real significance of the symbolism.

  • Curves of magnetization (which express the relation of I to H) have a close resemblance to those of induction; and, indeed, since B = H+47r1, and 47rI (except in extreme fields) greatly exceeds H in numerical value, we may generally, without serious error, put I = B /47r, and transform curves of induction into curves of magnetization by merely altering the scale to which the ordinates are referred.

  • But a balance may still be obtained by altering the effective number of turns in the test coil, and thus increasing or decreasing the magnetizing force acting on the test rod, till the induction in the two rods is the same, a condition which is fulfilled when reversal of the current has no effect on the compass needle.

  • The influence of high temperature on cobalt was very remarkable, completely altering the character of the change of length: the curves for annealed cobalt show that at 45 this metal behaves just like iron at ordinary temperatures, lengthening in fields up to about 300 and contracting in stronger ones.

  • It must, however, be borne in mind that errors can sometimes be compensated by altering adjustments.

  • This law has important ethical and political bearings; but in the province of disease this advance of what may be compared to the interlocking of points and signals has had wide influence not only in altering our conceptions of disease, but also in enlarging our views of all perturbations of function.

  • But, as usual, Voltaire's extraordinary literary industry was shown rather in a vast amount of fugitive writings than in substantive works, though for the whole space of his Cirey residence he was engaged in writing, adding to, and altering the Pucelle.

  • He was accused of something like downright forgery - that is to say, of altering a paper signed by Hirsch after he had signed it.

  • The London Government Act contains a saving clause by which " nothing in or done under this act shall be construed as altering the limits of any parliamentary borough or parliamentary county."

  • It seems more likely that he had a good many distinct oral traditions for this part of the history and that he used them freely, sometimes substituting them for passages of the Marcan document, sometimes altering the latter in accordance therewith.

  • The surface of the glass produced in this way may be modified by altering the surface of the rolling-table; if the table has a smooth surface, the glass will also be more or less smooth, but much dented and buckled on the surface and far from having the smooth face of blown sheet.

  • In the third session Prynne was once more, on the 13th of May 1664, censured for altering the draft of a bill relating to public-houses after commitment, but the house again, upon his submission remitted the offence, and he again appears on the committee of privileges in November and afterwards.

  • The success of his work had the effect (1) of altering the policy of the government of India in matters of education, (2) of securing the recognition of education as a missionary agency by Christian churches at home, and (3) of securing entrance for Christian ideas into the minds of high-caste Hindus.

  • In this way the development of the electrochemical industry is in a marked degree altering the distribution of trade throughout the world.

  • Of the 750 steamships which cleared the port in 1904, three out of every seven were German, two were Norwegian and one was British, but in 1905 two new companies, one British and the other Japanese, arranged for regular services to Bangkok, thereby altering these proportions.

  • The church had always opposed this settlement and had succeeded in altering it in many points.

  • Rigid guides connected with the walling of the pit are probably the best and safest, but they have the disadvantage of being liable to distortion, in case of the pit altering its form, owing to irregular movements of the ground, or other causes.

  • This can be regulated by altering the value of b.

  • adaptare, to fit to), a process of fitting, or modifying, a thing to other uses, and so altering its form or original purpose.

  • Before 1868 Maxwell conducted the experiment by sending light from the illuminated cross-wires of an observing telescope forward through the object-glass, and through a train of prisms, and then reflecting it back along the same path; any influence of convection would conspire in altering both refractions, but yet no displacement of the image depending on the earth's motion was detected.

  • of France, to forbid French merchants to attend the fairs of Geneva, altering also the days of the fairs at Lyons (established in 1 4 20 and increased in number in 1463) so as to make them clash with those fixed for the fairs of Geneva.

  • His original name was Octavian, but when he assumed the papal tiara as successor to Agapetus II., he adopted the apostolic name of John, the first example, it is said, of the custom of altering the surname in connexion with elevation to the papal chair.

  • The introduction to the whole work, treating of the value of philosophy and of philosophical sects, is lost, with the exception of the concluding portion; the second book is little more than a fragment, and the third and fourth have been amalgamated by altering the original sections.

  • provided that once in twenty years, beginning with 1887, the wish of the people in regard to calling a convention for altering the constitution shall be ascertained by a poll.

  • He bestowed on them the church of St Andrea and conferred at the same time the valuable privilege of making and altering their own statutes; besides the other points, in 1546, which Ignatius had still more at heart, as touching the very essence of his institute, namely, exemption from ecclesiastical offices and dignities and from the task of acting as directors and confessors to convents of women.

  • Bouillier (1813-1899), which makes life, or life and mind, the directive principle in evolution and growth, holding that all cannot be traced back to chemical and mechanical processes, but that there is a directive force which guides energy without altering its amount.

  • In each there was a governor, with minor executive officers, a legislature, and a judiciary; and although the Crown retained the power of altering the charter, and the British parliament could (in strict legal view) legislate over the head of the colonial legislature so as to abrogate statutes passed by the latter, still in practice each colony was allowed to manage its own affairs and to enact the laws it desired.

  • Matters of a local or special nature, such as bills for chartering and incorporating gas, water, canal, tramway, railway or telephone companies, or for conferring franchises in the nature of monopolies or special privileges upon such companies, or for altering their constitutions, as also for incorporating cities or minor communities and regulating their affairs.

  • By altering the quantity of shot in the small balls the instrument could be adapted for liquids other than water.

  • Again, suddenly altering the centre of gravity, Wellington invested Badajoz in the middle of March.

  • The effects may be varied by altering the capacity and self-induction of the circuit which contains the spark gap. The insertion of self-induction has the advantage of avoiding the lines due to the gas through which the spark is taken, but it introduces other changes in the nature of the spark, so that the results obtained with and without self-induction are not directly comparable.

  • Considering the great variety of spectra, which one and the same body may possess, the idea lies near that free electrons may temporarily attach themselves to a molecule or detach 'themselves from it, thereby altering the constitution of the vibrating system.

  • 24), Eunomius carried his views to a practical issue by altering the baptismal formula.

  • Bismarck, with characteristic e1~ergy, proposed to take steps, by altering the position of the imperial customs stations, which would practically destroy the commerce of Hamburg, and some of his proposals which seemed contrary to the constitution aroused a very sharp resistance in the Bundesrat.

  • The chief provisions concerning Egypt were: His Britannic Majestys government declare that they have no intention of altering the political status of Egypt.

  • Annexed to the Anglo-French agreement was the text of a proposed khedivial decree altering the relations between Egypt and the foreign bond-holders.

  • Between 534 and 565 Justinian issued a great number of ordinances, dealing with all sorts of subjects and seriously altering the law on many points - the majority appearing before the death of Tribonian, which happened in 545.

  • On the accession of his uncle Abd-ul-Aziz, Prince Mahommed Murad Effendi - as he was then called - was deprived of all share in public affairs and imprisoned, owing to his opposition to the sultan's plan for altering the order of succession.

  • A slight change in the structure or activity of a gland, by altering the internal secretion, may produce widespread alterations even in an adult organism; and we have good reason to suppose that, if compatible with viability, such minute changes would have even a greater ultimate effect if they occurred in an embryo.

  • The six years which followed were occupied in writing and rewriting, altering and revising the first volume, which appeared in June 1857.

  • He gave no indications of a disposition to continue the discussion of them, or to entertain proposals for extending or altering his relations with the Indian government.

  • Great Britain disclaimed any intention of altering the political status or (subject to the observance of the treaty of 1905) of interfering in the administration or annexing any territory of Afghanistan, and engaged to use her influence there in no manner threatening to Russia.

  • This supposition would compel us to believe either that the skilful writer of Acts was so careless as to incorporate a document without altering its form, or that " we " is introduced intentionally.

  • The effects of impact are sometimes an alteration of the distribution of actual energy between the two bodies, and always a loss of a portion of that energy, depending on the imperfection of the elasticity of the bodies, in permanently altering their figures, and producing heat.

  • The people of South Carolina were not satisfied, and Calhoun in a third political tract, in the form of a letter to Governor James Hamilton (1786-1857) of South Carolina, gave his doctrines their final form, but without altering the fundamental principles that have already been stated.

  • Following the repeal of the Sherman Law and other acts and tendencies unfavourable to silver coinage in 1893 and thereafter, the silver question became the dominant issue in politics, resulting in the success of the Populist-Democratic fusion party in three successive elections, and permanently and greatly altering prior party organizations.

  • be cemented and have the same refractive index for one colour, then its effect for that one colour is that of a lens of one piece; by such decomposition of a lens it can be made chromatic or achromatic at will, without altering its spherical effect.

  • The swelling, heat and pain may sometimes be relieved by mere change of position altering the flow of blood to the inflamed part.

  • There can be little doubt that the intensity of inflammation frequently depends very much on the condition of the blood, and that by altering the blood inflammation may be lessened.

  • This accommodation of truth, by altering the form and substance of it to meet the views and secure the favour of ignorant and bigoted contemporaries, Morgan attributes also to the apostles and to Jesus.

  • A dislocation of the manufacturing factors has therefore been in progress, which with the creation of a " trans Tiberim " (as in ancient Rome) is, in many respects, altering the character and aspect of the metropolis.

  • By thus laying stress upon Bodhisatship, rather than upon Arahatship, the new school, though they doubtless merely thought themselves to be carrying the older orthodox doctrines to their I logical conclusion, were really changing the central point of Buddhism, and were altering the direction of their mental vision.

  • The greater portion of the wing may consequently be removed without essentially altering either its form or its functions.

  • They may dispense with the disqualification of a parish or district councillor arising only by reason of his being a shareholder in a water company or similar company contracting with the council, and, as has above been stated, they have large powers of altering the boundaries of parishes.

  • The recent political mission to Seistan under Sir Henry M c Mahon (1904-1905) added much information respecting the ancient and modern channels of the lower Helmund, proving that river to have been constantly shifting its bed over a vast area, changing the level of the country by silt deposits, and in conjunction with the terrific action of Seistan winds actually altering its configuration.

  • Thus a thorough-going opposition was offered to the Education Act of 1902, and whole-hearted support accorded to candidates at the general election of 1906 who pledged themselves to altering that measure.

  • No one could be less suited for such work than Corneille, and he soon (it is said) incurred his employer's displeasure by altering the plan of the third act of Les Thuileries, which had been entrusted to him.

  • By testing the beam with the scale-pans attached and equal weights in the pans, and noting carefully the position which it takes up; and then interchanging the scale-pans, &c., and again noting the position which the beam takes up, a correct inference can be drawn as to the causes of error; and if after slightly altering or adjusting the knife-edges and scale-pans in the direction indicated by the experiment, the operation is repeated, any required degree of accuracy may be ob - tained by successive approximations.

  • Future synods, called for the purpose of altering the code, were to consist of two chambers.

  • 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.

  • The operation of determining the value of the resistance R therefore consists in altering the ratio of the three resistances P, Q,, and S, until the galvanometer indicates no current through it when the battery circuit is completed or closed by the key.

  • This new method Baring tried to discover in altering the differential duties on timber and sugar, and substituting a fixed duty of 8s.

  • He further brought into prominence the effects of refraction in altering the apparent places of the heavenly bodies, and substituted Venus for the moon as a connecting-link between observations of the sun and stars.

  • (Since late Tertiary times) erosion has had but little effect in altering the country from the state to which it was brought by the uplifting and warping of the old peneplain.

  • Subsequent investigations naturally modified the numerical values upon which this nomenclature was based, but without altering the order of the periods.

  • A thermoelectric circuit may be cut at any point and a wire of some other metal introduced without altering the E.M.F.

  • This construction was further improved (I) by introducing a diaphragm between the two lenses; (2) by altering the distance between the two lenses; and (3) by splitting the lower lens into two lenses.

  • By altering the distance of the collective and dispersive members the magnification can be widely varied.

  • For slight magnifications a revolving plane mirror fixed below the object for altering the direction of the rays suffices.

  • After the Reformation the power of altering parishes was assumed by the legislature.

  • The bumps occurred as an interruption of Dean's otherwise peaceful dream of Cynthia bathing in a misplaced Colorado lagoon, complete with palm trees—altering the vision to something involving a Volkswagen driving down Bird Song's stairs.

  • The deity dragged Wynn here to warn him against altering his plan for revenge.

  • I guess it wouldn.t matter if you succeeded in altering it like Kris said.

  • They hadn't given him the opportunity to adjust to the idea before they were bombarding him with life altering decisions.

  • Obstructing an investigation is an offense, and covers altering, concealing or destroying documents, or attempting to obstruct justice.

  • Having been men, mice became mice, drastically altering the food chain, bringing to life spoons.

  • This movement can influence climate by changing the atmospheric and oceanic circulation and by altering the distribution of radiative heating and cooling.

  • It can keep vandals from altering your Web page and prevent industrial competitors from reading your confidential documents.

  • A particular form of mystical experience, cosmic consciousness (CC ), occurred spontaneously; no mind altering drugs were used.

  • The NHS dental services has undergone many changes in the last 10 years altering the way dentists work and are funded.

  • dilator muscles altering the tension of the vocal cords and the mass of the arytenoid cartilages that controls call frequency.

  • A nurse was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment after breaking into a hospital computer and altering a patient's prescription to a lethal dose.

  • Altering or replacing any of the windows and doors, including double-glazing and roof lights.

  • Petition listed his for hiking horseback altering digital signals.

  • Although the exact reasons for these changes is unknown, the hormone believed to be responsible for altering the immune system is estrogen.

  • The degree of power control achieveable by altering the matching inductor is fairly small.

  • introduction of new technologies, either directly or by altering the climate for innovation.

  • mangle table is more rarely used to implement traffic control policies, for example altering the quality of service options of packets.

  • To study meiosis, it is necessary to investigate the consequences to chromosome segregation of altering particular proteins.

  • corrective surgery Surgery can correct myopia by altering the shape of the cornea.

  • However, you may be able to overcome objections like these by deleting certain items, or adding classes, or altering your specification.

  • It also meant that a new and powerful management system could be created, without altering a fragile and very out-of-date system.

  • Indeed I suspect doctors grossly overestimate their capacity for altering patients decisions.

  • A simple way to personalize your plan without altering lots of sections is to personalize just the front page.

  • But perhaps the greatest external change, completely altering the entrance, was the addition of eight massive ionic columns forming the grand portico.

  • using potentiometers the strength of the beams can be adjusted, altering the balance of the color in the picture.

  • We can continue altering our expectations and habits until even those software telephone operators begin to seem progressive.

  • Substrate binding to this site is thought to affect enzyme activity by altering the relative positions of the two subunits of ribonucleotide reductase.

  • It may also work by altering levels of the brain neurotransmitter serotonin.

  • In his perpetually altering state, he constantly changes, thereby shirking fixity and retaining vivacity.

  • I've done a fairly thorough amount of altering to get the cart to server our purposes.

  • It can assist in area safety schemes, and deter drivers from using certain routes by altering the signal timings at junctions.

  • underexposed areas of a picture without altering the properly exposed areas.

  • According to our hypothesis, the foreign matter may be supposed to load the aether, so as to increase its inertia without altering its resistance to distortion.

  • "A little altering of the one side," says Robert Recorde, the mathematician, in his Castle of Knowledge (1556), "maketh the bowl to run biasse waies."

  • Besides the motions of lifting and revolving, there is provided a so-called " racking " motion, by which the lifting crab, with the load suspended, can be moved in and out along the j ib without altering the level of the load.

  • Should the rotating arms fail to pass over these correcting segments at their synchronous positions, correcting currents pass to a relay which cuts off momentarily the current actuating the tuning-fork, thereby altering the rate of vibration of the latter until the arms once more run together uniformly.

  • The amplitude of the signals can be varied in several ways, either by a shunt across the electromagnet, or by altering the tension of the controlling springs or by altering the air gap between electromagnets and armatures.

  • It should also here be noticed that the changes introduced into the holding of the fiefs, whether by altering their boundaries or substituting Frankish for Lombard vassals, were chief among the causes why the feudal system took no permanent hold in Italy.

  • Another charter, confirming former liberties but altering the constitution of the corporation, was granted in 1611.

  • Under the heading "Remarks" are noted (for vessels with sail power) making, shortening and trimming sails; and (for all ships) employment of crew, times of passing prominent landmarks, altering of course, and any subject of interest and FIG.

  • We have here followed Dillmann's construction of a difficult passage which Duhm attempts to simplify by omission of the complicating clause without altering the general sense.

  • " In those days Yahweh began to cut short " (or, altering the text, " to be angry with ") " Israel."

  • The accent plays much less part in lengthening and altering the vowels in Syriac than in Hebrew, but there are well-marked cases of lengthening from this cause.

  • Hot-wire ammeters are, however, liable to a shift of zero, and means are always provided by some adjusting screw for slightly altering the sag of the wire and so adjusting the index needle to the zero of the scale.

  • In those intended for alternating currents, the main current through the movable coil, whether consisting of one turn or more than one turn, is carried by a wire rope, of which each component strand is insulated by silk covering, to prevent the inductive action from altering the distribution of the current across the transverse section of the conductor.

  • The United States left the task of altering the laws to the people, as far as there was no conflict between them and the Constitution of the United States and fundamental American legal customs. Copies of the Spanish codes were very rare, and some of them could not be had in the colonies.

  • Cassiodorus translated them into Latin, freely altering to suit his own ideas of orthodoxy.

  • We write;L 22 = a 1 a 2 .b 1 n-2 b2s 3 n - 3 3 n-3 3 n-3 3 a 3 = a 1 a 2 .b 1 b 2 .c 1 c2, and so on whenever we require to represent a product of real coefficients symbolically; we then have a one-to-one correspondence between the products of real coefficients and their symbolic forms. If we have a function of degree s in the coefficients, we may select any s sets of umbrae for use, and having made a selection we may when only one quantic is under consideration at any time permute the sets of umbrae in any manner without altering the real significance of the symbolism.

  • For we may in any product interchange a and b without altering its signification; therefore (ab) 2m+1 4) 1 = - (ab) 2 " 4)2, where 4,1 becomes by the interchange, and hence (ab)2m+14)1= Z (ab) 2m+1 (4) 1 - 02); and identity (I.) will always result in transforming 01-02 so as to make it divisible by (ab).

  • Curves of magnetization (which express the relation of I to H) have a close resemblance to those of induction; and, indeed, since B = H+47r1, and 47rI (except in extreme fields) greatly exceeds H in numerical value, we may generally, without serious error, put I = B /47r, and transform curves of induction into curves of magnetization by merely altering the scale to which the ordinates are referred.

  • But a balance may still be obtained by altering the effective number of turns in the test coil, and thus increasing or decreasing the magnetizing force acting on the test rod, till the induction in the two rods is the same, a condition which is fulfilled when reversal of the current has no effect on the compass needle.

  • The influence of high temperature on cobalt was very remarkable, completely altering the character of the change of length: the curves for annealed cobalt show that at 45 this metal behaves just like iron at ordinary temperatures, lengthening in fields up to about 300 and contracting in stronger ones.

  • Notwithstanding this the expenses continued to augment, and the government had recourse to the reprehensible measure of altering the money standard, and the whole monetary system was soon thrown into the greatest confusion.

  • than the nth root of their product) we show that if any two are unequal their product may be increased, without altering their sum, by making them equal, and that if all the numbers are equal their arithmetic mean is equal to their geometric mean.

  • It must, however, be borne in mind that errors can sometimes be compensated by altering adjustments.

  • This law has important ethical and political bearings; but in the province of disease this advance of what may be compared to the interlocking of points and signals has had wide influence not only in altering our conceptions of disease, but also in enlarging our views of all perturbations of function.

  • But, as usual, Voltaire's extraordinary literary industry was shown rather in a vast amount of fugitive writings than in substantive works, though for the whole space of his Cirey residence he was engaged in writing, adding to, and altering the Pucelle.

  • He was accused of something like downright forgery - that is to say, of altering a paper signed by Hirsch after he had signed it.

  • The London Government Act contains a saving clause by which " nothing in or done under this act shall be construed as altering the limits of any parliamentary borough or parliamentary county."

  • It seems more likely that he had a good many distinct oral traditions for this part of the history and that he used them freely, sometimes substituting them for passages of the Marcan document, sometimes altering the latter in accordance therewith.

  • The surface of the glass produced in this way may be modified by altering the surface of the rolling-table; if the table has a smooth surface, the glass will also be more or less smooth, but much dented and buckled on the surface and far from having the smooth face of blown sheet.

  • In the third session Prynne was once more, on the 13th of May 1664, censured for altering the draft of a bill relating to public-houses after commitment, but the house again, upon his submission remitted the offence, and he again appears on the committee of privileges in November and afterwards.

  • The success of his work had the effect (1) of altering the policy of the government of India in matters of education, (2) of securing the recognition of education as a missionary agency by Christian churches at home, and (3) of securing entrance for Christian ideas into the minds of high-caste Hindus.

  • In this way the development of the electrochemical industry is in a marked degree altering the distribution of trade throughout the world.

  • Of the 750 steamships which cleared the port in 1904, three out of every seven were German, two were Norwegian and one was British, but in 1905 two new companies, one British and the other Japanese, arranged for regular services to Bangkok, thereby altering these proportions.

  • The church had always opposed this settlement and had succeeded in altering it in many points.

  • Rigid guides connected with the walling of the pit are probably the best and safest, but they have the disadvantage of being liable to distortion, in case of the pit altering its form, owing to irregular movements of the ground, or other causes.

  • With rifled guns deflection was also found necessary to allow for effect of wind, difference of level of trunnions, movement of target, and for the purpose of altering the point of impact laterally.

  • This can be regulated by altering the value of b.

  • adaptare, to fit to), a process of fitting, or modifying, a thing to other uses, and so altering its form or original purpose.

  • Before 1868 Maxwell conducted the experiment by sending light from the illuminated cross-wires of an observing telescope forward through the object-glass, and through a train of prisms, and then reflecting it back along the same path; any influence of convection would conspire in altering both refractions, but yet no displacement of the image depending on the earth's motion was detected.

  • of France, to forbid French merchants to attend the fairs of Geneva, altering also the days of the fairs at Lyons (established in 1 4 20 and increased in number in 1463) so as to make them clash with those fixed for the fairs of Geneva.

  • His original name was Octavian, but when he assumed the papal tiara as successor to Agapetus II., he adopted the apostolic name of John, the first example, it is said, of the custom of altering the surname in connexion with elevation to the papal chair.

  • The introduction to the whole work, treating of the value of philosophy and of philosophical sects, is lost, with the exception of the concluding portion; the second book is little more than a fragment, and the third and fourth have been amalgamated by altering the original sections.

  • provided that once in twenty years, beginning with 1887, the wish of the people in regard to calling a convention for altering the constitution shall be ascertained by a poll.

  • He bestowed on them the church of St Andrea and conferred at the same time the valuable privilege of making and altering their own statutes; besides the other points, in 1546, which Ignatius had still more at heart, as touching the very essence of his institute, namely, exemption from ecclesiastical offices and dignities and from the task of acting as directors and confessors to convents of women.

  • Bouillier (1813-1899), which makes life, or life and mind, the directive principle in evolution and growth, holding that all cannot be traced back to chemical and mechanical processes, but that there is a directive force which guides energy without altering its amount.

  • In each there was a governor, with minor executive officers, a legislature, and a judiciary; and although the Crown retained the power of altering the charter, and the British parliament could (in strict legal view) legislate over the head of the colonial legislature so as to abrogate statutes passed by the latter, still in practice each colony was allowed to manage its own affairs and to enact the laws it desired.

  • Matters of a local or special nature, such as bills for chartering and incorporating gas, water, canal, tramway, railway or telephone companies, or for conferring franchises in the nature of monopolies or special privileges upon such companies, or for altering their constitutions, as also for incorporating cities or minor communities and regulating their affairs.

  • By altering the quantity of shot in the small balls the instrument could be adapted for liquids other than water.

  • Again, suddenly altering the centre of gravity, Wellington invested Badajoz in the middle of March.

  • The effects may be varied by altering the capacity and self-induction of the circuit which contains the spark gap. The insertion of self-induction has the advantage of avoiding the lines due to the gas through which the spark is taken, but it introduces other changes in the nature of the spark, so that the results obtained with and without self-induction are not directly comparable.

  • Considering the great variety of spectra, which one and the same body may possess, the idea lies near that free electrons may temporarily attach themselves to a molecule or detach 'themselves from it, thereby altering the constitution of the vibrating system.

  • 24), Eunomius carried his views to a practical issue by altering the baptismal formula.

  • Bismarck, with characteristic e1~ergy, proposed to take steps, by altering the position of the imperial customs stations, which would practically destroy the commerce of Hamburg, and some of his proposals which seemed contrary to the constitution aroused a very sharp resistance in the Bundesrat.

  • The objection entertained by many natives to entering hospitals or to altering their traditional methods of cure renders these diseases much more malignant and fatal than they would be in other circumstances.

  • The chief provisions concerning Egypt were: His Britannic Majestys government declare that they have no intention of altering the political status of Egypt.

  • Annexed to the Anglo-French agreement was the text of a proposed khedivial decree altering the relations between Egypt and the foreign bond-holders.

  • Between 534 and 565 Justinian issued a great number of ordinances, dealing with all sorts of subjects and seriously altering the law on many points - the majority appearing before the death of Tribonian, which happened in 545.

  • On the accession of his uncle Abd-ul-Aziz, Prince Mahommed Murad Effendi - as he was then called - was deprived of all share in public affairs and imprisoned, owing to his opposition to the sultan's plan for altering the order of succession.

  • A slight change in the structure or activity of a gland, by altering the internal secretion, may produce widespread alterations even in an adult organism; and we have good reason to suppose that, if compatible with viability, such minute changes would have even a greater ultimate effect if they occurred in an embryo.

  • The six years which followed were occupied in writing and rewriting, altering and revising the first volume, which appeared in June 1857.

  • He gave no indications of a disposition to continue the discussion of them, or to entertain proposals for extending or altering his relations with the Indian government.

  • Great Britain disclaimed any intention of altering the political status or (subject to the observance of the treaty of 1905) of interfering in the administration or annexing any territory of Afghanistan, and engaged to use her influence there in no manner threatening to Russia.

  • This supposition would compel us to believe either that the skilful writer of Acts was so careless as to incorporate a document without altering its form, or that " we " is introduced intentionally.

  • The effects of impact are sometimes an alteration of the distribution of actual energy between the two bodies, and always a loss of a portion of that energy, depending on the imperfection of the elasticity of the bodies, in permanently altering their figures, and producing heat.

  • The people of South Carolina were not satisfied, and Calhoun in a third political tract, in the form of a letter to Governor James Hamilton (1786-1857) of South Carolina, gave his doctrines their final form, but without altering the fundamental principles that have already been stated.

  • Following the repeal of the Sherman Law and other acts and tendencies unfavourable to silver coinage in 1893 and thereafter, the silver question became the dominant issue in politics, resulting in the success of the Populist-Democratic fusion party in three successive elections, and permanently and greatly altering prior party organizations.

  • be cemented and have the same refractive index for one colour, then its effect for that one colour is that of a lens of one piece; by such decomposition of a lens it can be made chromatic or achromatic at will, without altering its spherical effect.

  • The swelling, heat and pain may sometimes be relieved by mere change of position altering the flow of blood to the inflamed part.

  • There can be little doubt that the intensity of inflammation frequently depends very much on the condition of the blood, and that by altering the blood inflammation may be lessened.

  • This accommodation of truth, by altering the form and substance of it to meet the views and secure the favour of ignorant and bigoted contemporaries, Morgan attributes also to the apostles and to Jesus.

  • A dislocation of the manufacturing factors has therefore been in progress, which with the creation of a " trans Tiberim " (as in ancient Rome) is, in many respects, altering the character and aspect of the metropolis.

  • By thus laying stress upon Bodhisatship, rather than upon Arahatship, the new school, though they doubtless merely thought themselves to be carrying the older orthodox doctrines to their I logical conclusion, were really changing the central point of Buddhism, and were altering the direction of their mental vision.

  • The greater portion of the wing may consequently be removed without essentially altering either its form or its functions.

  • They may dispense with the disqualification of a parish or district councillor arising only by reason of his being a shareholder in a water company or similar company contracting with the council, and, as has above been stated, they have large powers of altering the boundaries of parishes.

  • The recent political mission to Seistan under Sir Henry M c Mahon (1904-1905) added much information respecting the ancient and modern channels of the lower Helmund, proving that river to have been constantly shifting its bed over a vast area, changing the level of the country by silt deposits, and in conjunction with the terrific action of Seistan winds actually altering its configuration.

  • Thus a thorough-going opposition was offered to the Education Act of 1902, and whole-hearted support accorded to candidates at the general election of 1906 who pledged themselves to altering that measure.

  • No one could be less suited for such work than Corneille, and he soon (it is said) incurred his employer's displeasure by altering the plan of the third act of Les Thuileries, which had been entrusted to him.

  • By testing the beam with the scale-pans attached and equal weights in the pans, and noting carefully the position which it takes up; and then interchanging the scale-pans, &c., and again noting the position which the beam takes up, a correct inference can be drawn as to the causes of error; and if after slightly altering or adjusting the knife-edges and scale-pans in the direction indicated by the experiment, the operation is repeated, any required degree of accuracy may be ob - tained by successive approximations.

  • Future synods, called for the purpose of altering the code, were to consist of two chambers.

  • 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.

  • The operation of determining the value of the resistance R therefore consists in altering the ratio of the three resistances P, Q,, and S, until the galvanometer indicates no current through it when the battery circuit is completed or closed by the key.

  • This new method Baring tried to discover in altering the differential duties on timber and sugar, and substituting a fixed duty of 8s.

  • He further brought into prominence the effects of refraction in altering the apparent places of the heavenly bodies, and substituted Venus for the moon as a connecting-link between observations of the sun and stars.

  • (Since late Tertiary times) erosion has had but little effect in altering the country from the state to which it was brought by the uplifting and warping of the old peneplain.

  • Subsequent investigations naturally modified the numerical values upon which this nomenclature was based, but without altering the order of the periods.

  • A thermoelectric circuit may be cut at any point and a wire of some other metal introduced without altering the E.M.F.

  • This construction was further improved (I) by introducing a diaphragm between the two lenses; (2) by altering the distance between the two lenses; and (3) by splitting the lower lens into two lenses.

  • By altering the distance of the collective and dispersive members the magnification can be widely varied.

  • For slight magnifications a revolving plane mirror fixed below the object for altering the direction of the rays suffices.

  • After the Reformation the power of altering parishes was assumed by the legislature.

  • The old prince, not altering his routine, retired as usual after dinner.

  • Prince Andrew did not reply, but his face expressed the impossibility of altering that decision.

  • Substrate binding to this site is thought to affect enzyme activity by altering the relative positions of the two subunits of ribonucleotide reductase.

  • It hardly needs be said that as far as life altering events go, both marriage and divorce present potential short/long term repercussions.

  • Furthermore this target may selectively reduce the intake of snack foods, a significant contributor to obesity, without altering hunger or satiety signals.

  • In his perpetually altering state, he constantly changes, thereby shirking fixity and retaining vivacity.

  • I 've done a fairly thorough amount of altering to get the cart to server our purposes.

  • It can assist in area safety schemes, and deter drivers from using certain routes by altering the signal timings at junctions.

  • Nikon 's exclusive new D-Lighting feature in Playback mode compensates only the underexposed areas of a picture without altering the properly exposed areas.

  • New technology, like smartphones, fitness trackers, etc., are altering our day-to-day lives. Is it always for the better?

  • In 2008, Washington Mutual was bought out by Chase bank, causing your WaMu credit card payment to become a Chase Bank payment and altering the rules for WaMu credit card payment.

  • Though gradual change is inevitable, these global issues are altering our planet at a shockingly rapid pace.

  • When thinking about lighting, the art of subtracting or altering light from a space should also not be overlooked.

  • Retouching a photo simply means digitally altering an image to correct a 'flaw' such as removing a mole.

  • If altering recipes for diabetics, know that there is a wealth of information available to help you.

  • If you often find yourself in the middle of an anxiety attack, you know just how crippling, and life altering it can be.

  • Steaming can be a lengthy process, taking up to 45 minutes, but it's a great way to tenderize the texture of beets without altering their natural taste.

  • Consider remaking or altering a heirloom dress that has been handed down through your family.

  • Their colors are adjusted during growing periods by altering the acidity or alkalinity levels of their potting soil.

  • While it is understandable that someone with a concern about appearance would pursue such treatment, BDD is a complicated psychological problem, and not one that can be simply fixed by altering one's appearance.

  • If you see a person altering someone else's drink, alert that person before he or she can return to the drink, and get help if necessary.

  • When you consider that 35 percent of the pesticides used around the world are applied by cotton growers, you'll begin to see the potential for change that exists in just altering the way farmers handle a few key crops.

  • Researchers believe that by modifying and altering crops they can make them more resistant to pests and diseases, and thus more profitable.

  • Genetically altering crops may have an environmental impact.

  • Altering the DNA of animals for meat production has been far more controversial than it has for the GM crops.

  • Issues of Ethics - Both the religious and non-religious alike have questioned the ethics behind altering the DNA of organisms, especially of animals.

  • Altering clothes after you buy them is becoming less necessary with today's petite options.

  • To lessen the frustration (and possible cost) of buying pajamas that don't fit you well, consider certain styles that don't require any altering.

  • The cut may be perfect for your face, or the stylist may make a few suggestions altering the hairstyle for you.

  • If you want a change, contemplate altering the shape of your hair.

  • Sleep apnea is a serious, life altering illness.

  • Medications: Some medications, especially those used to treat psychiatric conditions like depression, can worsen sleep patterns by altering them.

  • While UV protection is obviously more important than the color of the lens itself, gray lenses are advantageous because they reduce light intensity without altering the color of objects.

  • Since colored contact lenses don't alter the vision of your pupil, they have no way of altering or "shading out" the shadowy shapes of the floaters that enter your vision as they float through your eye's vitreous.

  • Mutter "Electroplankton rules!" then try out one of the nearly two dozen voice altering options and listen as Volvoice plays your words backwards, faster, slower, and inside out!

  • Draw up to 99 of each spell, from healing to status altering to damage spells.

  • Artichokes affect your taste buds to enhance sweet flavors, altering the flavor of the wine.

  • Surprisingly, there also appear to be some ways for boosting cell phone signal by altering the software.

  • Since phototherapy acts by altering the bilirubin that is deposited in the tissue, the area of the skin exposed to phototherapy should be maximized.

  • Strains result from overuse of muscles, improper use of the muscles, or as the result of injury in another part of the body when the body compensates for pain by altering the way it moves.

  • If apnea is frequent or severe, the baby's doctor may decide to treat it by altering conditions in the incubator, such as lowering the temperature, increasing oxygen, or placing the infant in a rocking incubator.

  • The practice of altering an environment in order to maximize the safety of small children is called childproofing.

  • Altering highlights to reflect the season (generally with a subtly darker shade, since there is no more summer sun to brighten hair) is another simple way to update a style.

  • Tip: Variations of this style can be achieved by altering length of bangs or interior hair length.

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