The former was in the ascendant during the early years of the reign.
Compelled by illness to leave the fleet, he found on his return to Dort that the Orange party were in the ascendant, and he and his brother were the objects of popular suspicion and hatred.
The stars are held, not only to prognosticate the future but also to influence it; the child born when Mars is in the ascendant will be war-like; Venus has to do with love; the sign of the Lion presides over places where wild beasts are found.
Although both abroad and at home his policy had generally embodied the wishes of the ascendant party in the state, Danby had never obtained the confidence of the nation.
At Vienna the war party was in the ascendant; the convention for disarmament had been signed, but so far from its being carried out, the reserves were actually called out on the 12th of April; and on the 23rd, before Cavours decision was known at Vienna, an Austrian ultimatum reached Turin, summoning Piedmont to disarm within three days on pain of invasion.
Crossing the Hellespont in 84 into Asia, he was joined by the troops of C. Flavius Fimbria, who soon deserted their general, a man sent out by the Marian party, now again in the ascendant at Rome.
In recent times the general prosperity of the city, which is on the ascendant, has brought about a revival of domestic and civic architecture.
The king of Navarre had succeeded in escaping from prison and had entered Paris, where his party was in the ascendant; and Robert le Coq became the most powerful person in his council.
During 1848,, when the extreme party was in the ascendant, Mommsen supported the monarchy against the Republicans.
His strict orthodoxy on the subject of the Trinity and the Incarnation, together with his vigorous eloquence, combined to make him peculiarly obnoxious to the Arian faction, which was at that time in the ascendant through the protection of the emperor Valens; and in 375, the synod of Ancyra, convened by Demetrius the Arian governor of Pontus, condemned him for alleged irregularities in his election and in the administration of the finances of his diocese.
The captain of the people, acting as head of the ascendant Guelphs or Ghibellines, undertakes the responsibility of proscriptions, decides on questions of policy, forms alliances, declares war.
Unrighteous Jews were in the ascendant.
Further delay after the 15th of July would have led to his capture by the royalists, who were now everywhere in the ascendant.
All this decreased Savonarola's popularity to some extent, but the enemy having been beaten at Leghorn and the league being apparently on the point of breaking up, the Florentines took courage and the friar's party was once more in the ascendant.
Had he been a "semi-Graecus," like Ennius and Pacuvius, or of humble origin, like Plautus, Terence or Accius, he would scarcely have ventured, at a time when the senatorial power was strongly in the ascendant, to revive the role which had proved disastrous to Naevius; nor would he have had the intimate knowledge of the political and social life of his day which fitted him to be its painter.
Still, cruel experience and the persevering preaching of the missionaries gradually checked the fighting, and by the year 1839 it could be claimed that peace and Christianity were in the ascendant.
took the reins, their star was in the ascendant, and Jesuit confessors, the most celebrated of whom were Francois de La Chaise and Michel Le Tellier (1643-1719), guided the policy of the king, not hesitating to take his side in his quarrel with the Holy See, which nearly resulted in a schism, nor to sign the Gallican articles.
At the synod of the dissident cardinals, assembled at Pisa, views of this type were in the ascendant; and, although protests were not lacking, the necessities of the time served as a pretext for ignoring all objections.
But on this occasion the reformers were decidedly in the ascendant.
The final success of Brasidas at Amphipolis, where both he and Cleon were killed, paved the way for a more permanent agreement, the peace parties at Athens and Sparta being in the ascendant.
Meanwhile prose imaginative literature was ably supported by Sophus Schandorph (1836-1901), who had been entirely out of sympathy with the idealists, and had taken no step while that school was in the ascendant.
For president, Hamilton, who had been in opposition from 1673 to 1682, was preferred to Atholl by a small majority, but it soon appeared that William's friends were in the ascendant.
The sudden death of William in the hour of his triumph caused a complete revolution in the government of the republic. He left no heir but a posthumous infant, and the party of the burgher regents of Holland was once more in the ascendant.
But though he felt the ascendant influence of Christian teaching, he was not really penetrated by its spirit; a professing Christian, and a friend to the episcopate, Clovis remained a barbarian, crafty and ruthless.
The sign exactly rising at the moment of birth is called the ascendant.
Anglo-Catholic movement was in the ascendant.
Uranus opposes the progressed MC mid year and progressed ascendant is exactly opposite natal mercury.
I think you should check your chart for Mahala's nephew; my Solar Fire program gives an ascendant of about 3 deg.
Let's say someone has an ascendant of 20 Virgo, a Moon of 4 Aries, and a Sun at 17 Aquarius.
Sun in Pisces, so good for an actor, and Sagittarius ruling the ascendant, a larger than life personality.
Unfortunately I also judged that AC Milan would win - on the basis that they were favorites and therefore got the ascendant.
Although it is generally thought that the Moon should not be in the ascendant it is good to have it aspecting the ascendant.
Mars, ruler of the 8th, was located therein, contacting Beethoven's natal ascendant.
Try living with four planets in Capricorn (including Sun and Saturn) and a Capricorn ascendant.
ascendant changes, the sign on the cusps of the other eleven houses may change, also.
ascendant degree is at 3 Sagittarius, but that would only be known after the event.
ascendant protestant party in Scotland.
ascendant lines: " here is where you are identified by the planet's nature " .
The new Moon chart ascendant shows Jupiter conjunct at Paris, and for Toronto, is on the midpoint of the lunation and Saturn.
Saturn in Cancer is very tightly conjunct the ascendant and this is what gave him the idea for the title.
The success of Burgerheaven could only happen in an age when hope, naivety and easily satisfiable gluttony were in the ascendant.
lord of the ascendant.
A waxing moon will have the Part of Fortune on the Ascendant and a waning moon will put it on the Descendant.
On July 30, two days after Patton's March began, Primary directed Pluto squared natal Mercury, the ascendant ruler.
ruler of the ascendant should never be retrograde.
He has Mars, ascendant ruler, on the 5th house cusp, together with Venus and Mercury in the 5th house.
The king's new wife was with child; her kinsmen were in the ascendant; the succession of Alexander was imperilled.
France, he believed, would never come single-handed to the assistance of Turkey; Austria would be bound at least to benevolent neutrality by " gratitude " for the aid given in 1849; the king of Prussia would sympathize with a Christian crusade; Great Britain, where under the influence of John Bright and Richard Cobden the " peace at any price " spirit seemed to be in the ascendant, would never intervene.
Moreover, whereas Persia had been for several years aiding Athens against Sparta, the revolt of the Athenian ally Evagoras of Cyprus set them at enmity, and with the secession of Ephesus, Cnidus and Samos in 391 and the civil war in Rhodes, the star of Sparta seemed again to be in the ascendant.
On his return he found the feudal barons in the ascendant, and they extorted from him the Golden Bull (see Hungary, History).
Afterwards the constant and easy changes of allegiance, as one faction or the other was in the ascendant, the wholesale confiscations and attainders, the never-ending executions, the sudden prosperity of adventurers, the premium on time-serving and intrigue, sufficed to make the whole nation cynical and sordid.
The ruler of the ascendant should never be retrograde.
Also called an "ascendant tree" or "direct lineage tree," a pedigree family tree is the most popular style of tree.
You'll find this same process at work in an individual who has a Libra sun coupled with a Scorpio ascendant.
Rockie writes a daily general forecast as well as weekly ascendant sign forecasts.
It will also be very helpful to know your rising sign, also known as your Ascendant.
For example, if Uranus squares your ascendant, you may find yourself upset by unexpected life events.
An individual's moon sign, and signs like Mars, Venus and Mercury, alongside factors such as the ascendant, are also very important.
Although Scorpio's dominance will only serve to highlight the beneficial characteristics of this sign, Scorpio's flaws can become overwhelming when a person's sun, moon, and ascendant are all located in this portion of the zodiac.
The ascendant sign: This is the sign that was rising in the east when you were born.
Your ascendant sign is your lover's sun sign or vice-versa.
Your sun sign is 180 degrees (directly opposite) your lover's ascendant sign or vice-versa.
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