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  • Ancients aren't welcome in Sanctuaries, Kiki said.
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  • You're one of the seven Ancients.
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  • The existence of the Senegal appears to have been known to the ancients.
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  • The Ancients always choose the sweetest blood monkeys.
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  • Those idiots last night said Ancients always pick the best blood monkeys.
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  • Ully found out Kris can use your power to make him immune from the other Ancients.
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  • Sasha she could see raping and bleeding her nightly to mask him from the Ancients.
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  • There was reason to fear the Ancients, especially this Ancient, who seemed to have no alliance to anything good or bad and was so unpredictable.
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  • I'll introduce you to the mates of the Ancients.
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  • When they'd gone, she turned to Ully and demanded, "What do the mates of Ancients do?"
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  • And Rhyn's, unless he wants to stay with the other Ancients in their hall.
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  • I saw how Ancients. mates work.
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  • It.s an informality that the Ancients respect about visiting us, Helga said.
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  • He enjoyed music and the theatre, art and poetry, the masterpieces of the ancients and the wonderful creations of his contemporaries, the spiritual and the witty - life in every form.
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  • Two of his merits seem to have impressed the ancients themselves.
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  • It should be added that the aiXovpos of the Greeks, frequently translated by the older writers as "cat," really refers to the marten-cat, which appears to have been partially domesticated by the ancients and employed for mousing.
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  • Thus Descartes gave to modern geometry that abstract and general character in which consists its superiority to the geometry of the ancients.
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  • It dashes at once into the middle of the subjects with the examination of a problem which had baffled the ancients, and seems as if it were tossed at the heads of the French geometers as a challenge.
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  • These ores were worked by the ancients, but so inefficiently that their spoilheaps can be smelted again with profit.
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  • The most important of these, the Lacus Fucinus of the ancients, now called the Lago di Celano, situated almost exactly in the centre of the peninsula, occupies a basin of considerable extent, surrounded by mountains and without any natural outlet, at an elevation of more than 2000 ft.
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  • The consuls are merged in ancients or priors, chosen from the arts.
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  • Among the ancients it was in request for poles, rafters, joists, and for the construction of winepresses, tables and musical instruments; and on that account was so valuable that a plantation of cypresses was considered a sufficient dowry for a daughter.
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  • Laws were engraved on cypress by the ancients, and objects of value were preserved in receptacles made of it; thus Horace speaks of poems levi servanda cupresso.
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  • Dionysius was regarded by the ancients as a type of the worst kind of despot - cruel, suspicious and vindictive.
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  • The western part of the range, which received the name of Paropamisus Mons from the ancients, diminishes in height west of the 65th meridian and constitutes the northern face of the Afghan and Persian plateau, rising abruptly from the plains of the Turkoman desert, which lies between the Oxus and the Caspian.
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  • West of Ararat high hills extend along the Black Sea, between which and the Taurus range lies the plateau of Asia Minor, reaching to the Aegean Sea; the mountains along the Black Sea, on which are the Olympus and Ida of the ancients, rise to 6000 or 7000 ft.; the Taurus is more lofty, reaching 8000 and 10,000 ft.; both ranges decline in altitude as they approach the Mediterranean.
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  • This range (known to the ancients as Taurus and in medieval times as Bolor) like many others of the Chinese .
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  • Turks and Mongols alike were doubtless included under the term Scyth by the ancients, and as Tatars by more modern writers, insomuch that the Turkish dynasty at Delhi, founded by Baber, is usually termed the Mogul dynasty, although there can be no distinction traced between the terms Mogul and Mongol.
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  • It was represented by the ancients as a creature having the forepart a goat, and the hindpart a fish, or sometimes simply as a goat.
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  • It is the adrectal gland, and in the genera Murex and Purpura secretes a colourless liquid which turns purple upon exposure to the atmosphere, and was used by the ancients as a dye.
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  • On the under side of the free edge of the mantle are situated the numerous small cutaneous glands which, in the large A plysia camelus (not in other species), form the purple secretion which was known to s the ancients.
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  • A majority of the Ancients was ready to support Sieyes and make drastic changes in the constitution; but in the Council of Five Hundred the prevalent feeling was democratic or even Jacobinical.
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  • All being ready, the Ancients on the 18 Brumaire (9th of November) decreed the transference of the sessions of both Councils to St Cloud, on the plea of a Jacobin plot which threatened the peace of Paris.
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  • Lucien now consolidated the work of the soldiery by procuring from the Ancients a decree which named Bonaparte, Sieyes and Ducos as provisional consuls, while a legislative commission was appointed to report on necessary changes in the constitution.
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  • The earliest discoveries in inorganic chemistry are to be found in the metallurgy, medicine and chemical arts of the ancients.
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  • Mappa mundi was the medieval Latin for a map of the world which the ancients called Tabula totius orbis descriptionem Topographical maps and plans are drawn on a scale sufficiently large to enable the draughtsman to show most objects on a scale true to nature.
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  • Can you set to your seal that they are true by the work of the same spirit in you that gave them forth in the holy ancients ?
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  • By the ancients the country was called regio romataica, from the abundance of aromatic plants which it produced.
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  • The ancients also recounts a few points regarding the childhood of Zoroaster and his hermit-life.
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  • Every village or town district has a kind of mayor (mukhtar) appointed by election and approved by the official provincial authorities, and a " council of ancients " whose members are elected directly.
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  • On the opposite side of Betanzos Bay (the p yas Acµl i v or Portus Magnus of the ancients) is the great port of Corunna or Coruna.
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  • The dehesas or moorlands abound in game, and fish are plentiful in all the streams. The mineral resources of the province, which are considerable, were known to some extent to the ancients.
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  • This metal was known to the ancients, and is mentioned in the Old Testament.
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  • In regard to the ancients' knowledge of lead compounds, we may state that the substance described by Dioscorides as, uoXv,3Saiva was undoubtedly litharge, that Pliny uses the word minium in its present sense of red lead, ana that white lead was well known to Geber in the 8th century.
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  • It comprised the whole of the portion of the African continent known to the ancients, except Egypt and Ethiopia.
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  • The ancients generally cared but little for what we call a philosophic distribution of topics, and Tribonian seems to have merely followed the order of the Perpetual Edict which custom had already established, and from which custom would perhaps have refused to permit him to depart.
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  • The alumen of the ancients, then, was not the same with the alum of the moderns.
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  • But the ancients were unacquainted with our alum.
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  • The impressiveness and the stimulating power of the mystic ceremonies, the consciousness of being the privileged possessor of the secret wisdom of the ancients, the sense of purification from sin, and the expectation of a better life where there was to be compensation for the sufferings of this world - were all strong appeals to human nature.
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  • The ordinary pelican, the Onocrotalus of the ancients, to whom it was well known, and the Pelecanus onocrotalus of ornithologists, is a very abundant bird in some districts of south-eastern Europe, south-western Asia and north-eastern Africa, occasionally straying, it is believed, into the northern parts of Germany and France; but the possibility of such wanderers having escaped from confinement is always to be regarded,' since few zoological gardens are without examples.
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  • Somewhat apart from current controversies stood the teaching of the school of Chartres, humanistically nourished on the study of the ancients, and important as a revival of Platonism in opposition to the formalism of the Aristotelians.
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  • In 1691 he was received into the French Academy in spite of the determined efforts of the partisans of the ancients in this quarrel, especially of Racine and Boileau, who on four previous occasions had secured his rejection.
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  • Charpentier in his Excellence de la langue francaise (1683) had anticipated Perrault in the famous academical dispute concerning the relative merit of the ancients and moderns.
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  • The spread of syphilis, a disease equally unknown to the ancients, and the failure of Galen's remedies to cure it, had a similar effect.
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  • At the same time the discovery of new diseases, unknown to the ancients, and the keener attention which the great epidemics of plague caused to be paid to those already known, led to more minute study of the natural history of disease.
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  • The view, often repeated, that the saccharum of the ancients is the hydrate of silica, sometimes found in bamboos and known in Arabian medicine as tabashir, is refuted by Yule, Anglo-Indian Glossary, p. 654; see also Not.
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  • Although no mention is made of its mineral wealth by the ancients, it is probable that it contained iron and silver mines.
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  • The jvbel or mountain-land is, however, the typical Yemen, the Arabia Felix of the ancients.
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  • The term appears to have been unknown to the ancients, by whom everything south of Egypt was vaguely called Ethiopia, the land of the dark races.
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  • Pliny says that their wood was everlasting, and therefore images of the gods were made of it; he makes mention also of the oil of cedar, or cedrium, distilled from the wood, and used by the ancients for preserving their books from moths and damp; papyri anointed or rubbed with cedrium were on this account called ced ati libri.
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  • The Gulf of Gabes, the Syrtis Minor of the ancients, is a semicircular shallow indentation of the Mediterranean, about 50 m.
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  • Between the Halys and the Iris the mountain rim is comparatively low and broken, but east of the Iris it is a continuous lofty ridge (called by the ancients Paryadres and Scydises), whose rugged northern slopes are furrowed by torrent beds, down which a host of small streams (among them the Thermodon, famed in Amazon story) tumble to the sea.
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  • The ancients probably possessed little knowledge indeed of acids.
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  • His three speeches, called by the ancients "the Three Graces," rank next to those of Demosthenes.
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  • A number of valleys run to the north and north-east, among them that of the Nahr el-Kebir, the Eleutherus of the ancients, which rises in the Jebel el-Abiaei on the eastern slope of Lebanon, and afterwards, skirting the district, flows westward to the sea.
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  • The ancients interpreted the name as " Hill of Ares."
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  • Doubts as to the greatness and importance of the Sabaean state, as attested by the ancients, and as to the existence of a special Sabaean writing, called " Musnad," of which the Arabs tell, were still current when Niebuhr, in the 18th.
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  • For the lily in the pharmacopoeia of the ancients see Adams's Paul.
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  • The general opinion is, that the sal ammoniac of the ancients was the same as that of the moderns; but the imperfect description of Pliny is far from being conclusive.
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  • Hence we conclude that the term sal ammoniac was applied as indefinitely by the ancients as most of their other chemical terms. It may have been given to the same salt which is known to the_moderns by that appellation, but was not confined to it.
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  • However much it agreed in admiration of the ancients, it differed absolutely in its preservation of the fundamental ideas of Christianity.
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  • Salamanders, far from being able to withstand the action of fire, as was believed by the ancients, are only found in damp places, and emerge in misty weather only or after thunderstorms, when they may appear in enormous numbers in localities where at other times their presence would not be suspected.
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  • In his " tesmoynages de nostre imbecillite " he follows in the main the lines of the ancients, and he sums up with a lucid statement of the two great arguments in which the sceptical thought of every age resumes itself - the impossibility of verifying our faculties, and the relativity of all impressions.
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  • Among the ancients the Epicureans expressed all eudaemonia in terms of pleasure.
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  • Bokhara was known to the ancients under the name of Sogdiana.
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  • X 67rapSos) was given by the ancients to an animal supposed to have been a cross between a lion (Lat.
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  • Between the hedonism of the ancients and that of modern philosophers there lies a great gulf.
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  • For translations from the ancients he would substitute imitations.
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  • Aneau pointed out the obvious inconsistency of inculcating imitation of the ancients and depreciating native poets in a work professing to be a defence of the French language.
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  • Acetic acid (in the form of vinegar) was known to the ancients, who obtained it by the oxidation of alcoholic liquors.
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  • In 1815 he published anonymously in the Annals of Philosophy a paper "On the relation between the specific gravities of bodies in their gaseous state and the weights of their atoms," in which he calculated that the atomic weights of a number of the elements are multiples of that of hydrogen; and in a second paper published in the same periodical the following year he suggested that the rrpcbrn iiXrl of the ancients is realized in hydrogen, from which the other elements are formed by some process of condensation or grouping.
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  • But this is a modern attribute of Pegasus, not known to the ancients, and dating only from the Orlando innamorato of Boiardo.
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  • His contemporary, Dempster, called him the "phoenix of his age, a philosopher profoundly skilled in the Greek and Latin languages, and a mathematician worthy of being compared with the ancients."
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  • Al-Mufaddal was a careful and trustworthy collector both of texts and traditions, and is praised by all authorities on Arabian history and literature as in this respect greatly the superior of Hammad and Khalaf, who are accused (especially the latter) of unscrupulous fabrication of poems in the style of the ancients.
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  • He then became president of the directory of Seine-et-Oise, and in 1795 was elected as a deputy to the Council of Ancients.
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  • In shape it is not unlike the sickle (drepane), to which it was compared by the ancients,--the hollow side, with the town and harbour of Corfu in the centre, being turned towards the Albanian coast.
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  • It was unknown to the ancients, and must have come into Europe through Russia in the middle ages or later.
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  • The Turks now believe that a vase of this earth destroys the effect of any poison drunk from it - a belief which the ancients attached rather to the earth from Cape Kolias in Attica.
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  • Just as the ancients hung their offerings on trees, temple columns and the images of the gods, so offerings were made to the Cross, to the Virgin Mary and on altars generally.
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  • The high estimation in which he was held by his contemporaries is shown by the place he occupied as chief of the seven " wise men " of Greece; and in later times amongst the ancients his fame was quite remarkable.
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  • Now as to this there is quite a remarkable unanimity in the testimony of the ancients, and the evidence is of the strongest kind, ascending to Herodotus, and, according to the account of Diogenes Laertius, even to Xenophanes, who was an Ionian, and not much later than Thales.
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  • The wonderful fame of Thales amongst the ancients must have been in great part due to this achievement, which seems, moreover, to have been one of the chief causes that excited amongst the Hellenes the love of science which ever afterwards characterized them.
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  • These tribes differed so completely in language and appearance from the surrounding nations, that the ancients originated various theories to account for the phenomenon.
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  • Though this theory was not generally adopted by the ancients, it has been defended, but not with complete success, by some modern writers.
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  • That the ancients should have discovered an art of hardening bronze is grossly improbable, first because it is not to be hardened by any simple process like the hardening of steel, and second because, if they had, then a large proportion of the ancient bronze tools now known ought to be hard, which is not the case.
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  • The ancients regarded him as the oldest navigator, and the patron of navigation.
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  • The ancients also attributed to her a considerable power in satire, but in hexameter verse they considered her inferior to her pupil Erinna.
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  • The style is so enigmatical as to have procured for Lycophron, even among the ancients, the title of "obscure" (oKor€Lvos).
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  • Our chalcedony was probably included by the ancients among the various kinds of jasper and agate, especially the varieties termed "leucachates" and "cerachates."
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  • Historical and ethnographical discussions have led to no result; the most that can be said is that, if not a general term, "aborigines" may be the name of an Italian stock, about whom the ancients knew no more than ourselves.
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  • The Achaeans, or Hellenes, as they were later termed, were on this hypothesis one of the fair-haired tribes of upper Europe known to the ancients as Keltoi (Celts), who from time to time have pressed down over the Alps into the southern lands, successively as Achaeans, Gauls, Goths and Franks, and after the conquest of the indigenous small dark race in no long time died out under climatic conditions fatal to their physique and morale.
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  • Some of the ancients connected her with the earth; Plato, followed by the Stoics, derived her name from tip, the air.
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  • There are many varieties of beetle, including a number of species representing the scarabaeus of the ancients.
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  • Great as it was, it created no empire outside the Nile valley, and its most imposing monument, which according to the testimony of the ancients rivalled the pyramids, is now represented by a vast stratum of chips.
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  • The chief defect of the Digest is in point of scientific arrangement, a matter about which the Roman lawyers, perhaps one may say the ancients generally, cared very little.
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  • Among the ancients, as among Orientals down to the present day, every meal that included salt had a certain sacred character and created a bond of piety and guest friendship between the participants.
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  • He may have had other reasons than the practice of the ancients for dining late and performing his journeys on horseback instead of in a carriage.
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  • Its name must not be taken to imply that it was used by the ancients; in point of fact the manufacture of this substance dates back only to 1796.
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  • The name Scotland for this geographical area of northern Britain (the Caledonia of the ancients - a name still poetically used for Scotland) originated in the 11th century, when (from the tribe of Scots) part of it was called Scotia (a name previously applied to what is now Ireland); and the name of Scotland became established in the 12th and 13th centuries.
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  • Several of the ancients had a vague belief in continuity between the inorganic and the organic and in the modifying or variation-producing effects of the environment.
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  • Information as to the field sports of the ancients is in many directions extremely fragmentary.
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  • He was subsequently elected a member of the Council of Ancients, and died on the 13th of December 1797.
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  • He flourished about 625 B.C. Several of the ancients ascribe to him the invention of the dithyramb and of dithyrambic poetry; it is probable, however, that his real service was confined to the organization of that verse, and the conversion of it from a mere drunken song, used in the Dionysiac revels, to a measured antistrophic hymn, sung by a trained body of performers.
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  • In the same year he proceeded to study in Paris, and was commissioned by the duc de Luynes to collect material from the Greek and Latin writers for his work on the weapons of the ancients.
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  • Alizarin was known to the ancients, and until 1868 was obtained entirely from madder root.
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  • Other passages from the Greek and Latin authors have similarly been cited to prove that the telescope was known to the ancients.
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  • The ancients were undecided whether to class him among the writers of the New or Middle comedy.
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  • In the year 851 the Boja (or Beja), a wild people living between the Red Sea and the Nile of Upper Egypt, the Blemmyes of the ancients, refused to pay the annual tribute, and invaded the land of the gold and emerald mines, so that the working of the mines was stopped.
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  • He re-defines analysis in the very opposite way to the ancients; whereas they defined it as a regressive process from consequence to ground, according to Wundt it is a progressive process of taking for granted a proposition and deducing a consequence, which being true verifies the proposition.
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  • By the ancients copper-pyrites was included with other minerals under the term pyrites, though the copper-ore from Cyprus referred to by Aristotle as chalcites may possibly have been identical with this mineral.
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  • This great and significant change in the treatment of the heroic legends is ac..0 npanied by numerous minor differences (such as the ancients remarked) in belief, in manners and institutions, and in language.
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  • Humanism, as it actually appeared in Italy, was positive in its conception of the problems to be solved, pagan in its contempt for medieval mysticism, invigorated for sensuous enjoyment by contact with antiquity, yet holding in itself the germ of new religious aspirations, profounder science and sterner probings of the mysteries of life than had been attempted even by the ancients.
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  • It was something, however, to have shaken off the shackles of ecclesiastical authority; and, even if a new authority, that of the ancients, was accepted in its stead, still progress was being made toward sounder methods of analysis.
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  • Many of the islands of the Mediterranean, from which the ancients drew their supplies of wine, such as Chios, Cos, Tenedos, Crete and Cyprus, still produce considerable quantities of wine, but the bulk of this is scarcely to the modern European taste.
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  • It was the Calamus aromaticus of the medieval druggists and perhaps of the ancients, though the latter has been referred by some to the Citron grass, Andropogon Nardus.
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  • It is possible that the lyncurium of the ancients, which according to Theophrastus attracted light bodies, was tourmaline, a mineral found in Ceylon, which had been christened by the Dutch with the name of aschentrikker, or the attractor of ashes.
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  • The ancients were acquainted with the benumbing power of the torpedo-fish, but it was not till 1676 that modern naturalists had their attention again drawn to the fact.
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  • Of these the most extensive, as well as the most lofty, is that which fills up almost the whole southern portion of the island, and is generally designated by modern geographers as Mount Olympus, though that name appears to have been applied by the ancients only to one particular peak.
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  • Next to its forests, which long supplied the Greek monarchs of Egypt with timber for their fleets, Cyprus was celebrated among the ancients for its mineral wealth, especially for its mines of copper, which were worked from a very early period, and continued to enjoy such reputation among both Greeks and Romans that the modern name for the metal is derived from the term of Aes Cyprium or Cuprium by which it was known to the latter.
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  • The property was known to the ancients and during the middle ages; it was then lost for several centuries, to be rediscovered in about 1827.
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  • Among his works are The Life of Cotton Mather (3729); An Apology for the Liberties of the Churches in New England (1738), and America Known to the Ancients (1773).
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  • His commentary on Manilius is really a treatise on the astronomy of the ancients, and it forms an introduction to the De emendatione temporum, in which he examines by the light of modern and Copernican science the ancient system as applied to epochs, calendars and computations of time, showing upon what principles they were based.
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  • Sometimes he misunderstood the astronomical science of the ancients, sometimes that of Copernicus and Tycho Brahe.
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  • Meanwhile the Arcadia also took up the task of raising the tone of the stage, but though the ancients and the classic writers of the 16th century were its ideals, it drew immediate inspiration from the contemporary French theatre.
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  • The book is really a defence of the ancients against the moderns, and Girardin did not take into account the fact that only the best of ancient literature has come down to us.
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  • But as the most dreaded of these Celtic tribes came down from the shores of the Baltic and Northern Ocean, the ancients applied the name Celt to those peoples who are spoken of as Teutonic in modern parlance.
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  • That the Leguminosae (a group of plants including peas, beans, vetches, lupins, &c.) play a special part in agriculture was known even to the ancients and was mentioned by Pliny (Historia Naturalis, viii.).
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  • The common lime was well known to the ancients.
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  • We cannot indeed regard them,with the ancients, as the best part of his history, for the majority of them are obviously unhistorical, and nearly all savour somewhat too much of the rhetorical schools to be perfectly agreeable to modern taste.
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  • A member of the council of the Ancients, then of the Tribunate, he was president of the latter when the peace of Amiens was signed.
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  • To the east of the Giens peninsula is the fine natural harbour of Hyeres, as well as three thinly populated islands (the Stoechades of the ancients), Porquerolles, Port Cros and Le Levant, which are grouped together under the common name of Iles d'Hyeres.
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  • The Rion is the Phasis of the ancients and flows through the classic land of Colchis, associated with the legends of Medea and the Argonauts.
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  • Various fabulous properties were attributed to the animal, whatever it was, by the ancients, that of extraordinary powers of vision, including ability to see through opaque substances, being one; whence the epithet lynx-eyed," which has survived to the present day.
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  • History (12) Abyssinia, or at least the northern portion of it, was included in the tract of country known to the ancients as Ethiopia, the northern limits of which reached at one time to about Syene.
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  • At Pavia in 1494 we find him taking up literary and grammatical studies, both in Latin and the vernacular; the former, no doubt, in order the more easily to read those among the ancients who had laboured in the fields that were his own, as Euclid, Galen, Celsus, Ptolemy, Pliny, Vitruvius and, above all, Archimedes; the latter with a growing hope of some day getting into proper form and order the mass of materials he was daily accumulating for treatises on all his manifold subjects of enquiry.
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  • From the lists of the ancients it appears that the activity of Theophrastus extended over the whole field of contemporary knowledge.
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  • Incidentally Temple had cited the letters of Phalaris as evidence of the superiority of the Ancients over the Moderns.
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  • By the ancients and the earlier naturalists of the Christian era they were regarded either as petrifactions or as plants, and many supposed that they occupied a position midway between minerals and plants.
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  • The gaseous state was well known to the ancients; for instance, in Greek cosmology, "air" (7rvEUµa) was one of the fundamental elements.
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  • Some of the ancients, indeed, regarded him as the real founder of tragedy.
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  • It seems to have been due to his Girondist ideas that the Ancients were given the right of convoking the corps legislatif outside Paris, an expedient which made possible Napoleon's coup d'etat of the 18th and 19th Brumaire.
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  • His power and fame were so great that henceforward the whole peninsula was known to the ancients as Peloponnesus, "island of Pelops" (v rhos, island).
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  • Members of the Five Hundred were to be at least thirty years of age, members of the Ancients at least forty.
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  • When the 750 persons necessary had been elected they were to choose the Ancients out of their own body.
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  • The Ancients had a suspensory veto, but no initiative in legislation.
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  • The executive was to consist of five directors chosen by the Ancients out of a list elected by the Five Hundred.
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  • After the Council of the Ancients had been chosen by lot, it remained to name the directors.
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  • On the morning of the z 8th Brumaire (November 9) the Ancients, to whom that power belonged, decreed the transference of the councils to St Cloud.
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  • But when the councils met at St Cloud on the following day, the majority of the Five Hundred showed themselves bent on resistance, and even the Ancients gave signs of wavering.
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  • When Bonaparte addressed the Ancients, he lost his self-possession and made a deplorable figure.
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  • Then the Ancients passed a decree which adjourned the Councils for three months, appointed Bonaparte, Sieyes and Ducos provisional consuls, and named the Legislative Commission.
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  • The formal astronomy of the ancients left Kepler unsatisfied.
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  • Modern researches were developed so naturally from the results of the ancients that we shall begin with a brief mention of the work of the latter.
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  • This it was that made Demosthenes unique to the ancients.
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  • The chambers of the Five Hundred and of the Ancients were elected by the moneyed and intellectual aristocracy, and were to be re-elected by thirds annually.
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  • During the famous dispute of Ancients and Moderns Huet took the side of the Ancients against Charles Perrault and Desmarets.
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  • Vague ideas of the existence of the river were possessed by the ancients.
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  • It is the Montes Carpetani of the ancients, and a portion of it (due north of Madrid) still bears the name of Carpetanos Composed almost entirely of granite, it has an aspect when seen from a distance highly characteristic of the mountains of the Iberian Peninsula in general, presenting the appearance of a saw-like ridge (sierra) broken up into numerous sections.
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  • Their names and number were as indistinct even to the ancients as those of the Curetes and Idaean Dactyli.
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  • The beauty of the city, clustering on the low ground and rising tier over tier on the hillside, is frequently praised by the ancients and is celebrated on its coins.
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  • As regards hue, the favourite colour of the ancients, according to Xenophon, was bay, and for a long time it was the fashionable colour in England; but for some time chestnut thoroughbreds have been the most conspicuous figure on English race-courses, so far as the more important events are concerned.
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  • The perfect gem-cutting of the ancients could not have been attained without the use of magnifiers; and doubtless the artificers who executed these wonderful works also made them.
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  • In the London Inns of Court the senior barristers used to be called "ancients."
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  • It is noticeable that the virtue of Benevolence, which has played so important a part in Christian ethics and in modern altruistic and sociological theories, is omitted by the ancients.
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  • He then entered the Council of Ancients.
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  • She has an anomaly that makes her immune to young and old Immortal magic, all the way back to the Ancients.
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  • Deities, Ancients and Immortals all have a match, past-Death explained.
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  • He was one of the oldest warriors among the immortals, a man with the body of a thirty-year-old and the soul of the Ancients.
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  • There is the theory that the mates of Ancients are predestined like those of other immortals, that if the Ancients don't find their mates during the mates' life cycle, they never will.
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  • None of the Ancients have mates, though some other immortals do.
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  • They take on the roles the Ancients and immortals can't, like working with human counterparts, touring the Council's facilities all over the world.
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  • The Ancients and immortals could choose anyone they wanted as mates, and they chose from among the royalty, the wealthiest, and most influential.
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  • I had no idea you were that half-breed, the brother of the Ancients.
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  • In it is an illustration of his idea that the ancients were visited upon by cosmic catastrophes often.
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  • The olive became a mainstay in the life of the ancients.
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  • The information the ancients didn't have was very voluminous.
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  • Various aetiological explanations of the name Parthenius were given by the ancients, e.g.
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  • Between modern materialism and hylozoism proper there is, however, the distinction that the ancients, however vaguely, conceived the elemental matter as being in some sense animate if not actually conscious and conative.
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  • On the sloping hills carob trees, and others both useful and agreeable, still grow abundantly; the vine also holds its place, ands produces a species of wine which was highly valued by the ancients, though it seems to have degenerated greatly in modern times.
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  • While the theory of the sphere was being elaborated the efforts of practical geographers were steadily directed towards ascertaining the outline and configuration of the oekumene, or habitable F i tting the world, the only portion of the terrestrial surface known oekumene to the ancients and to the medieval peoples, and still to the retaining a shadow of its old monopoly of geographical sphere.
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  • By means of this "calculus of derived functions" Lagrange hoped to give to the solution of all analytical problems the utmost "rigour of the demonstrations of the ancients"; 6 but it cannot be said that the attempt was successful.
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  • Not far off are mineral springs by the coast (Neptuniae aquae), known to the Romans and still in use - except one containing arsenic which was blocked up both by the ancients and again in 1839 as a precaution.
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  • Thus, whereas in his writings, so far as they are known to us, Xenophanes appears as a theologian protesting against an anthropomorphic polytheism, the ancients seem to have regarded him as a philosopher asserting the unity of Being.
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  • In the French drama an unimaginative imitation of ancient models had long prevailed; even in art Poussin and Le Sueur were successful by expressing a bias in the same direction; and in the first years of the revolutionary movement the fashion of imitating the ancients even in dress and manners went to the most extravagant length.
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  • Steeped in pagan learning, emulous of imitating the manners of the ancients, used to think and feel in harmony with Ovid and Theocritus, and at the same time rendered cynical by the corruption of papal Rome, the educated classes lost their grasp upon morality.
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  • By the ancients this name, signifying a strait, was especially applied to the Bosporus Cimmerius (see below), and the Bosporus Thracius; but when used without any adjective it now denotes the latter, which unites the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmora and forms part of the boundary between Europe and Asia.
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  • He was aware that the wellknown geometrical methods of the ancients would clothe his new creations in a garb which would appear less strange and uncouth to those not familiar with the new method.
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  • When the ancients could not find these solutions, it was not for a lack of intelligence but for a lack of technology.
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  • Some are dinning in our ears that we Americans, and moderns generally, are intellectual dwarfs compared with the ancients, or even the Elizabethan men.
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  • Anna Pavlovna's circle on the contrary was enraptured by this enthusiasm and spoke of it as Plutarch speaks of the deeds of the ancients.
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  • The ancients have left us model heroic poems in which the heroes furnish the whole interest of the story, and we are still unable to accustom ourselves to the fact that for our epoch histories of that kind are meaningless.
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  • This problem seemed to the ancients insoluble.
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  • For the ancients these questions were solved by a belief in the direct participation of the Deity in human affairs.
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  • It would seem that having rejected the belief of the ancients in man's subjection to the Deity and in a predetermined aim toward which nations are led, modern history should study not the manifestations of power but the causes that produce it.
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  • Having in theory rejected the view held by the ancients, it still follows them in practice.
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  • The science of jurisprudence regards the state and power as the ancients regarded fire--namely, as something existing absolutely.
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  • From the time the law of Copernicus was discovered and proved, the mere recognition of the fact that it was not the sun but the earth that moves sufficed to destroy the whole cosmography of the ancients.
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  • The ancients were not the unsophisticated people common history books have led you to believe.
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  • The information the ancients did n't have was very voluminous.
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  • No wonder the ancients worshiped the female goddesses, because nature herself is definitely female.
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  • Though the flowers are sweet, the special fragrance lies in the short thick root, from which the celebrated perfume of the ancients is supposed to have come.
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  • Walnut (Juglans) - Stately trees of northern and eastern regions, among them being our noble European Walnut, a tree as well known to the ancients as to ourselves, and useful and beautiful in all ways.
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  • The practice of associating gemstones with particular birth months has been going on since the days of the ancients.
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  • Thousands of years ago, the ancients thought pearls were gifts from the Gods formed from the morning dew.
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  • Interestingly, Mercury was in retrograde when Linda Goodman was born, so perhaps she really was channeling the truths of the ancients!
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  • World wide the ancients ate unrefined, whole grains and their products along with locally grown seasonal vegetables.
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  • The system was created millenia ago by a now-departed race of Ancients.
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  • After the Ancients but still thousands of years ago, the system was taken over by the Goa'uld, a race of evil parasites who enslaved humanity.
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  • Goa'uld had both great powers and advanced technology, much of the technology pirated from the mysterious Ancients.
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  • The Ori were ascended beings descended from the same origins as the Ancients within the human galaxy who ascended, only the Ori drew power from worship and executed all who did not follow them.
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  • Thanks to the translation efforts by Dr. Daniel Jackson, they also discovered the address for the lost city of the Ancients.
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  • When she woke in the past, she was amongst the Ancients preparing to evacuate the City and return to Earth.
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  • The Wraith dated back to when the Ancients lived in the Pegasus Galaxy.
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  • Ancients infected by parasitical creatures evolved to become the Wraith.
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  • Based on the creatures intiially introduced during SG-1's second season, these human form Replicators were actually created by the Ancients thousands of years before to destroy the Wraith, but something went wrong.
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  • One faction of the replicators wanted to ascend like their creators did, while the majority wanted to obliterate all other descendents of the Ancients to prove that they were the perfect creation.
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  • The Ancients are very rare.
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