Beginnings sentence example

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  • In the 11th century the beginnings of its independence may be traced.
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  • It is more important to observe that under Joseph and his ministers or advisers, including the Frenchmen Roederer, Dumas, Miot de Melito and the Corsican Saliceti, great progress was made in abolishing feudal laws and customs, in reforming the judicial procedure and criminal laws on the model of the Code Napoleon, and in attempting the beginnings of elementary education.
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  • Butler is charged by Sir Leslie 'Stephen with arguing illegitimately - professing to make no appeal to " moral fitness," and yet contending that the facts of human life show (the beginnings of) moral retribution for good and evil.
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  • Similarly, miracles - absolute new beginnings - are possible on God's side, if they are not mere anomalies but acts promotive of the general meaning or tendency of things, and of the divine plan of the universe.
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  • Huxley, who in the 9th edition of this encyclopaedia traced the history of the growth of the biological idea of evolution from its philosophical beginnings to its efflorescence in Charles Darwin.
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  • From this disaster are to be dated the beginnings of Walachia as an independent state.
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  • It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
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  • Lucretius regards the primitive atoms (first beginnings or first bodies) as seeds out of which individual things are developed.
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  • The beginnings of it are supposed to be indicated in Neh.
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  • The beginnings of modern thermochemistry, though made independently of the doctrine of the conservation of energy, are practically contemporaneous with the recognition of that law, and without it the science could scarcely have reached the degree of development which it rapidly attained.
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  • The beginnings of a school of wall painting also go back to the Middle Minoan period, and metal technique and such arts as gem engraving show great advance.
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  • Meanwhile, in the Farther East so rapid has been the progress of geographical research since the first beginnings of investigation into the route connexion between Burma and China in 1874 (when the brave Augustus Margary lost his life), that a gradually increasing tide of exploration, setting from east to west and back again, has culminated in a flood of inquiring experts intent on economic and commercial development in China, essaying to unlock those doors to trade which are hereafter to be propped open for the benefit of humanity.
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  • Later in birth than the Templars and Hospitallers, the Teutonic Order traces its first beginnings from the third Crusade.
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  • It is easy to understand, therefore, why we trace the beginnings of economics, so far as England is concerned, in the 16th century, and why the application of strict scientific tests in this subject of human study has become possible only in comparatively recent times.
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  • The beginnings of this rupture, as well as a sharp affray between his volunteers and the townsfolk of Ajaccio, may have quickened Bonaparte's resolve to return to France in May 1792, but there were also personal and family reasons for this step. Having again exceeded his time of furlough, he was liable to the severe penalties attaching to a deserter and an émigré but he saw that the circumstances of the time would help to enforce the appeal for reinstatement which he resolved to make at Paris.
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  • During the same period we also note the development of certain families, thanks to the accumulation of wealth by trade, and here we get the beginnings of that commercial aristocracy whose evolution was the dominant factor in the constitutional history of the republic.
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  • The miracles connected with the beginnings of the national history - the period of the Exodus - appear on closer inspection to have been ordinarily natural phenomena, to which a supernatural character was given by their connexion with the prophetic word of Moses.
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  • In the years immediately preceding the war we have to chronicle first a great advance in our knowledge of the beginnings of Egyptian history, owing mainly to the excavations of Prof. Flinders Petrie at Tarkhan 1 and of the German, Prof. Junker (working for Austria), at Tura.
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  • The beginnings of this use are to be seen in such passages as Acts xxii.
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  • In his Urgeschichte der germanischen and romanischen Volker (Berlin, 1881-1890), Dahn went a step farther back still, but here as in his Geschichte der deutschen Urzeit (Gotha, 1883-1888), a wealth of picturesque detail has been worked over and resolved into history with such imagiRative insight and critical skill as to make real and present the indistinct beginnings of German society.
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  • And the whole breathes such a genuine originality, all is psychologically so accurate and just, the earliest beginnings of the new religious.
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  • So soon as the point of view is clear - that in the Gathas we have firm historical ground on which Zoroaster and his surroundings may rest, that here we have the beginnings of the Zoroastrian religion - then it becomes impossible to answer otherwise than affirmatively every general question as to the historical character of Zoroaster.
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  • The list of Cain's descendants reflects the old view of the beginnings of civilization; it is thrown into the form of a genealogy and is parallel to Gen.
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  • When the Israelites settled in Canaan they found there an agricultural festival connected with the beginnings of the barley harvest, which coincided in point of date with the Passover and was accordingly associated with it.
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  • A considerable fragment has been preserved from the sixth book, entitled Hitrpta KWVVTavTCVOUIroX€WS, a history of Byzantium from its earliest beginnings till the time of Constantine the Great.
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  • Enrico treats of the fall of the Visigothic monarchy and the beginnings of resistance in the Asturias which gave 1 The - diagram shows the arrangement and proportions of the Villa Ercolanese.
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  • Philosophy, as Haureau finely says, was the passion of the 13th century; but in the 15th humanism, art and the beginnings of science and of practical discovery were busy creating a new world, which was destined in due time to give birth to a new philosophy.
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  • Its first beginnings are seen in the imitative tendencies of animals by which the young of one generation acquire some of the habits of their parents, and by which gregarious and social animals acquire a community of procedure ensuring the advantage of the group. " Taboo," the systematic imposition by the community of restrictions upon the conduct of the individual, is one of its earliest manifestations in primitive man and can be observed even in animal communities.
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  • Rabbula, the powerful and energetic bishop of Edessa who withstood the beginnings of Nestorianism, and who gave currency to the Peshitta text of the four Gospels, abolishing the use of the Diatessaron, is dealt with in a separate article.
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  • But it has been and is still held by many critics that the author of Acts is a different person, and that as in the Third Gospel he has used documents for the Life of Christ, and perhaps also in the earlier half of the Acts for the history of the beginnings of the Christian Church, so in the "we" sections, and possibly in some other portions of this narrative of Paul's missionary life, he has used a kind of travel-diary by one who accompanied the Apostle on some of his journeys.
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  • Ultimately the laws of the 10th and 11th centuries show the beginnings of the frankpledge associations, which came to act so important a part in the local police and administration of the feudal age.
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  • The great engineering works by means of which the marshes were drained and the overflow of the rivers regulated by canals went back to Sumerian times, like a considerable part of later Babylonian religion and the beginnings of Babylonian law.
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  • The simoniacal election of Pietro Mezzabarba as bishop of Florence (1068) caused serious disturbances and a long controversy with Rome, which ended in the triumph, after a trial by fire, of the mdnk Petrus Igneus, champion of the popular reform movement; this event indicates the beginnings of a popular conscience among the Florentines.
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  • The preaching of Jesus shows traces of this, and the Fourth Gospel (as well as the Synoptists) displays a marked interest in connecting the Johannine movement with the beginnings of Christianity.
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  • It is better to say that European feudalism is not to be found in England before the Conquest, not even in its beginnings.
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  • A word must be said of the historical romances, the beginnings of which go back to the first centuries of Islam.
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  • The people accepted all this, and so a romantic tradition sprang up side by side with the historical, and had a literature of its own, the beginnings of which must be placed as early as the 2nd century of the Flight.
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  • - Arab tradition ascribes the first grammatical treatment of the language to Abu-l-Aswad ud-Du'ali (latter half of the 7th century), but the certain beginnings of Arabic grammar are found a hundred years later.
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  • The earliest effect of Hallam's death upon his friend's art was the composition, in the summer of 1834, of The Two Voices; and to the same period belong the beginnings of the Idylls of the King and of In Memoriam, over both of which he meditated long.
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  • It is a species of saga, setting forth not only the heavenly beginnings of the Japanese race, but also the story of creation, the succession of the various sovereigns and the salient events of their reigns, the whole interspersed with songs, many of which may be attributed to the 6th century, while some doubtless date from the fourth or even the third.
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  • The real beginnings of the study of painting and sculpture in their higher branches must be dated from the introduction of Buddhism from China in the middle of the 6th century, and for three centuries after this event there is evidence that the practice of the arts was carried on mainly by or under the instruction of Korean and Chinese immigrants.
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  • The national kingdoms founded by the Northern races, after the fall of the Roman Empire, under the influence of the classical tradition, are the beginnings of the modern European system; Philip of Macedon foreshadows Theodoric, Charlemagne and William the Conqueror.
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  • Thus, the simple reflection that the door is used for the double purpose of entrance and exit leads to the notion of the Janus of the state as bifrons (" two-faced"): the thought of the door as the first part of the house to which one comes, produces the more abstract idea of Janus as the "god of beginning," in which character he has special charge of the first beginnings of human life (Consevius), the first hour of the day, the Calends of the month and the first month of the year in the later calendar: for the same reason his name takes the first place in the indigitamenta.
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  • There had consequently grown up within the state a large artisan class, excluded from the old patrician gentes and therefore from the state cult: at the same time the beginnings of commerce had opened relations with neighbouring peoples.
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  • Outside the Church the breakup of old civilizations, the confused beginnings of medieval kingdoms, with the attendant war and rapine, the inroads of the Saracens and the rise of Islam, were all effective silencers of the pulpit.
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  • Towards the end of the period we note the beginnings of the triple division of medieval preaching into cloistral, parochial and missionary or popular preaching, a division based at first on audiences rather than on subject-matter, the general character of which - legends and popular stories rather than exposition of Scripture - was much the same everywhere.
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  • 3 The beginnings of the literary-critical method are to be found in Grotius.
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  • As the sphere of the census operations in Canada has been gradually spreading from the small beginnings on the east coast to the immense territories of the north-west, so, in the island continent, colonization, first concentrated in the south-east, has extended along the coasts and thence into the interior, except in the northern region.
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  • Beginnings had already been made - partly by help of the London Missionary Society - in British North America (from New England), South Africa, Australia and British Guiana.
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  • These inauspicious beginnings, indeed, set the whole tone of the war, which was frankly one of mutual extermination.
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  • Among the Hebrews, as among many other nations, the earliest beginnings of literature were in all probability poetical.
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  • The chief argument against this is that it seems paradoxical to think of Africa rather than Rome as the home of the first Latin version; but it must be remembered that Roman Christianity was originally Greek, and that the beginnings of a Latin church in Rome seem to be surprisingly late.
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  • The beginnings of palaeogeography followed those of palaeometeorology.
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  • Were the geologic record complete he would be able to trace the ancestry of man and of all other animals back to their very beginnings in the' primordial protoplasm.
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  • Thus both invertebrate and vertebrate palaeontologists have reached independently the conclusion that the evolution of groups is not continuously at a uniform rate, but that there are, especially in the beginnings of new phyla or at the time of acquisition of new organs, sudden variations in the rate of evolution which have been termed variously " rhythmic," "pulsating," " efflorescent," "intermittent " and even " explosive " (Deperet).
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  • It is also possible that the compiler has himself attempted here and there to harmonize to a certain extent the various Gnostic doctrines, yet in no case is this collection of sources given by Hippolytus to be passed over; it should rather be considered as important evidence for the beginnings of the decay of Gnosticism.
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  • And if in the old sources it is only the first beginnings of this development that can be traced, we must assume that at a later These ideas may possibly be traced still further back, and perhaps even underlie St Paul's exposition in Col.
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  • Shippard in British Africa (London, 1899), give the story of the beginnings of British rule in the protectorate.
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  • In the colonial period there were beginnings in some lines of manufacturing, but the policy of the British government was generally hostile and the increase was insignificant.
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  • The weakest parts of a MS. book were the outer margins; and hence the beginnings and the ends of lines, whether of verse or prose, were specially liable to injury.
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  • The beginnings of this process can probably be traced within the canon itself, in the book of Joel and the last chapters of Zechariah; 3 and, if this be so, we see from Zech.
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  • From such beginnings the evolution of the Turbellaria leads first through the Acoelous forms in which the central syncytium is partly differentiated into digestive, muscular and skeletotrophic tissue, then to the more specialized Rhabdocoela, and so through the Alloeocoela to the Triclads and finally to the Polyclads.
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  • He is directly responsible for the beginnings of the feudal anarchy which wellnigh led to the extinction of the monarchy at the end of the 13th century.
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  • In connexion with his psychological studies, it is interesting that in 1884 the French Anthropological Society reproduced his instructions for the observation of primitive peoples, and modern students of the beginnings of speech in children and the cases of deaf-mutes have found useful matter in his works.
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  • Between Leucippus and Democritus there is an interval of at least forty years; accordingly, while the beginnings of Atomism are closely connected with the doctrines of the Eleatics, the system as developed by Democritus is conditioned by the sophistical views of his time, especially those of Protagoras.
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  • Fichte completed the process from psychological and epistemological to metaphysical idealism, which it has been necessary to recall from its beginnings in France, England and Germany, in order to understand modern idealism.
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  • In his Metaphysik (1879), as in his earlier Mikrokosmus (1856-1864), Lotze vindicated the contingency of freedom by assigning to God a miraculous power of unconditional commencement, whereby not only at the very beginning but in the course of nature there may be new beginnings, which are not effects of previous causes, though once started they produce effects according to law.
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  • This metaphysical method, which we have already seen attempted by Lotze, is the true method, for we know more about things than about the beginnings of our knowledge.
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  • About these known things there is some agreement: about the beginnings of knowledge there is nothing but controversy.
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  • These great improvements, due to the genius of Galileo, of Bacon, of Descartes, are the fresh beginnings of modern thought, from which we dare not turn back without falling into obscurantism.
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  • Smaller objects abound - coins, pottery, window and bottle and cup glass, bronze ornaments, iron tools, &c. - and many belong to the beginnings of Calleva, but few pieces are individually notable.
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  • It was then, towards the middle of the 8th century, that the pope, who already exercised a great influence over the Beginnings government of the city and province of Rome, of the defending her peacefully and with difficulty against Temporal the advancing Lombard conquests, saw that he Power.
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  • He failed, equally, to stifle the first beginnings of the war between France and England; but it is at least to his honour that he exerted his whole influence in the cause of peace.
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  • From slow beginnings these factors kept gaining momentum until they compassed the overthrow of the mighty order of the Jesuits, and culminated in the revolutionary spoliation of the Church.
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  • From these and other beginnings the state's railway mileage gradually increased to 1240 m.
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  • Through the exertions of Prinsep, Csoma de Koros, Emil Schlag intweit, Chandra Das, Rockhill, Huth, Waddell and others, we possess many copies of lists of kings, forming the dynasties of Tibet from the legendary beginnings between the 5th and 2nd century B.C. down to the end of the monarchy in 914.
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  • Many of her beginnings were carried on by others and were not barren.
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  • It is probably to this period and these circumstances that we must look for at all events the rudimentary beginnings of the military as well as the religious orders of chivalry.
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  • Previous to Professor Friedrich Delitzsch's masterly work on the origin of the most ancient Babylonian system of writing,' no one had correctly understood the facts regarding the beginnings of the cuneiform system, which is now generally recognized as having been originally a pure picture writing which later developed into a conventionalized ideographic and syllabic sign-list.
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  • With the earliest extensions of the Roman territory coincided the first beginnings of the Roman road system.
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  • The beginnings of Austrian sovereignty were marked by many collisions between the representatives of the new rulers and the States General, and provincial " states."
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  • All grow from small beginnings and increase by a sort of popular contagion; all teach that God is to be appeased by prayers, presents, vows, but especially, and most irrationally, by human suffering.
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  • The beginnings of Celtic monachism are obscure, but it seems to have been closely connected with the tribal system.'
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  • The first, down in 1840, embraces the beginnings of railway enterprise.
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  • Although not yet a single people, the German tribes had now for the first time a ruler whose authority was confined to their own lands, and from this time the beginnings of national life may be traced.
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  • Through the dust aroused by the great Reformation controversy appear the dim beginnings of the scientific spirit in the writing of history, and in this connection the name of Aventinus, the Bavarian Herodotus, may be mentioned.
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  • The old estates, indeed, survived; but the emperor kept the effective power in his own hands, and to his reign are traceable the first beginnings of that system of centralized bureaucracy which was established under Maria Theresa and survived, for better or for worse, till the revolution of 1848.
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  • All beginnings are difficult; and it can never be esteemed a serious charge against Mahomet that his book, the first prose work of a high order in the language, testifies to the awkwardness of the beginner.
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  • Such were the calendrical feasts, called ~ the beginnings of the seasons, and including, for example, the monthly and halfmonthly festivals, that of the New Year and that of the rising of Sirius (Sothis).
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  • In tracing the tonus of neurons to a source, one is always led link by link against the current of nerve force - so to say, "up stream" - to the first beginnings of the chain of neurons in the sensifacient surfaces of the body.
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  • To his protection it was due that the weak beginnings of constitutional freedom in Germany were able for a while to defy the hatred of Austria.
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  • Selection cannot create the materials on which it is supposed to operate; the beginnings of new organs, the initial stages of new functions cannot be supposed to have been useful.
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  • A little later this same knowledge led him to the beginnings of quantitative organic analysis.
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  • If we had these, and these only, we should have an adequate explanation of the beginnings of Christianity.
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  • He undertook a history of the beginnings of Christianity, two volumes of which have come down to us, entitled the Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles.
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  • The beginnings go back more than a thousand years before the time of Luther.
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  • The oldest of these religions is Animism, which represents the beginnings of religion in India, and is still professed by the more primitive tribes, such as Santals, Bhils and Gonds.
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  • The beginnings of municipal govern ment occurred in the Presidency towns.
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  • His court at Palermo had been one of the most brilliant in Europe, and attracted learned men from all over the then known world; his somewhat pagan philosophy was afterwards regarded as marking the beginnings of modern rationalism.
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  • It remained for Francis Bacon to develop these beginnings into a new logic of induction.
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  • At first, they were more sanguine of extracting from these unpromising beginnings some knowledge of things beyond ideas.
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  • The legal beginnings of a public school system date from 1843; in 1867 the first tax was imposed for its support.
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  • Save in the beginnings of western frontier trade, and in a great mass of litigation left to the courts of later years by the curious and uncertain methods of land delimitation that prevailed among the French and Spanish colonists, the pre-American period of occupation has slight connexions with the later period, and scant historical importance.
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  • The influence of Duputy gained for him the beginnings of a practice; but Vergniaud, though capable of extraordinary efforts, too often relapsed into reverie, and was indisposed for study and sustained exertion, even in a cause which he approved.
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  • Elsewhere the presence of large numbers of turbulent country nobles furnished the first germ for the unending dissensions which ruined such promising beginnings.
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  • In St Paul we find the beginnings of explanation, indeed of two explanations, and in the Epistle to the Hebrews the whole sacrificial system is found to culminate in Christ, of whom all priests and sacrifices are symbols, so that they are abolished with the coming of the great reality.
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  • The name is, however, also applied to the alphabet on the coins of the Parthian or Arsacid dynasty, which in its beginnings was clearly under Greek influence; while later, when a knowledge of Greek had disappeared, the attempts to imitate the old legends are as grotesque as those in western Europe to copy the inscriptions on Roman coins.
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  • Beginnings have been made towards grouping our authorities; but the work must go on much further before a solid basis for the reconstruction of its primitive form can be said to exist.
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  • The new nations in Spain, Gaul, parts of Italy and Britain were forming the rude beginnings of what were to become national states in the centuries following.
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  • The mind of the nation being so preoccupied with the Covenant, it naturally followed that those who carried their fanaticism farthest were ready to denounce and to unchurch those who showed any inclination to moderation and political sanity, and that the beginnings of schism soon appeared in the ranks of the Covenanters.
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  • Thus in twenty years from the invention of the Gramme dynamo, electrical engineering had developed from small beginnings into a vast industry.
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  • - If the Anabaptists of England were not the progenitors of the modern Baptist church, we must look abroad for the beginnings of that movement.
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  • Beginnings of History.A connected chain of historical ev~idence begins with the time when under Shalmaneser (SalAssyrian manassar II.), the Assyrians in 836 B.C. began for Conquest the first time to penetrate farther into the mounof Media.
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  • The beginnings of the Median monarchy can scarcely go farther back than 640 B.C. To all appearance, the insurrection against Assyria must have prcceeded from the desert tribe of the Manda, mentioned by Sargon: for Nabonidus invariably describes the Median kings as kings of the Manda.
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  • Thomas reached Deventer when he was barely twelve years old, was taught by a dame the beginnings of his learning, and in a few months to his great joy entered the classes of Florentius Radewyn.
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  • Directly south are the beginnings of the meridional arteries, the Hab, the Purali and the Hingol, which end in the Arabian Sea, leaving a space of mountainous seaboard (Makran) south of the Panjgur and west of the Hingol, which is watered (so far as it is watered at all) by the long lateral Kej river and several smaller mountain streams. Thus southern Baluchistan comprises four hydrographical sections.
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  • But from these obscure beginnings Portugal rose in four centuries to be the greatest maritime, commercial and colonial power in Europe.
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  • It was the final stage in a process of accretion dating back to the beginnings of the Christian reconquest in the 8th century.
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  • His characterizations of Cyril and Nestorius, and his narrative and criticism of the beginnings of the Christological controversy, are models of candour and historical conscientiousness.
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  • Although the prestige of the individual Turkish soldier as a fighting man stood high, and the beginnings of many reforms in the education of staff and regimental officers had been made in the last few years, the military capacity of the army as a whole proved to be far below the reputation which it enjoyed amongst the military experts of Europe.
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  • From these beginnings, owing mainly to the expansion of the important suburb of Charlottenburg, has resulted a complete transformation of the eastern part of the Grunewald into a picturesque and delightful villa suburb, which is connected by railway, steamtramway and a magnificent boulevard - the Kurfiirstendammwith the city.
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  • What makes the Lyons sojourn of the greatest real importance is that at this time probably appeared the beginnings of the work which was to make Rabelais immortal.
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  • By these citations attention is drawn to the lowliness of the beginnings of the Saviour's life, the unexpected and secret manner of His appearing, the dangers to which from the first He was exposed and from which He escaped.
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  • In common with most branches of natural history, the science of Carcinology may be traced back to its beginnings in the writings of Aristotle.
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  • But such enlargement of the field of history is a modern scientific product, and is to be distinguished from the imperfect beginnings of history-writing which the archaeologist is able to decipher.
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  • Senac witnessed the beginnings of the Revolution in Paris, but emigrated in 1790, making his way first to London, and then, in 1791, to Aix-la-Chapelle, where he met Pierre Alexandre de Tilly, who asserts in his Memoirs that Senac attributed the misfortunes of Louis XVI.
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  • The beginnings of the history of this feudal state (the later Holland) centre round the abbey of Egmont in whose archives 1.
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  • The beginnings of this movement Riaz treated as of no consequence.
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  • The most striking phenomenon in connexion with the beginnings of the mendicant orders is the rapidity with which the movement spread.
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  • The history of Rumanian literature can be divided into three distinct periods: the Slavonic, from the beginnings of Rumanian literature in the middle of the 16th century down to 1710; the Greek, from 1710-1830, corresponding with the era of Phanariote rule; and the modern period, from 1830 to the present.
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  • The idea of providing a university and free local schools as parts of a public school system occurs in the constitution of 1820 (and in the Acts of Congress that prepared the way for statehood), and the occurrence is noteworthy; but the real beginnings of the system scarcely go back further than 1850.
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  • This great war fleet he left as a legacy to his son, but he himself in his later campaigns had only its first beginnings at his disposal.
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  • But in many other smaller towns the first grants the smaller beginnings of autonomymay be traced back to this period (see BOROUGH).
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  • We may trace back some small beginnings of a constitution to the time of Henry 11.himself an absentee though not on the scale of his son.
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  • The question of the kings divorce soon became inextricably confused with another problem, whose first beginnings go back En,gland to a slightly earlier date.
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  • The Revolution had made war on princes and privilege, and the common people had in general gained wherever the Napoleonic rgime had been substituted for their effete despotisms; but the Continental System was felt as an oppression in every humble household, suddenly deprived of the little imported luxuries, such as sugar and coffee, which custom had made necessaries; and from this time date the beginnings of that popular revolt against Napoleon that was to culminate in the War of Liberation.
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  • "There is a sacred veil to be drawn over the beginnings of all government," he said.
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  • "A man of ardent character, sanguine, courageous, speculative, fortunate, with a temper which no disappointment could disturb" (so Lord Beaconsfield described him), he soon made the beginnings of a handsome fortune and turned country gentleman.
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  • The historians place the beginnings of the antithesis between north and south at the very commencement of the Milesian domination.
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  • The difficulty of mythology is to account for the following among other apparently irrational elements in myths: the wild and senseless stories of the beginnings of things, of the origin of men, sun, stars, animals, death, and the world in general; the infamous and absurd adventures of the gods; why divine beings are regarded as incestuous, adulterous, murderous, thievish, cruel, cannibals, and addicted to wearing the shapes of animals, and subject to death in some stories; the myths of metamorphosis into plants, beasts and stars; the repulsive stories of the state of the dead; the descents of the gods into the place of the dead, and their return thence.
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  • Thus the ghost of the hero or medicine man of a kin or tribe may be raised to divine rank, while again - the doctrine of spirits once developed, and spirits once allotted to the great elemental forces and phenomena of nature, sky, thunder, the sea, the forests - we have the beginnings of departmental deities, such as Agni, god of fire; Poseidon, god of the sea; Zeus, god of the sky - though in recent theories Zeus appears to be regarded as primarily the god of the oak tree, a spirit of vegetation.
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  • Kent, Beginnings of Hebrew History, are more important for the literary analysis.
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  • The Merovingian monarchy thus attained the utmost limits of its territorial expansion, bounded as it was by the Pyrenees, the Alps and the Rhine; it exercised influence over the whole of Germany, which it threw open to the Christian missionaries, and its conquests formed the first beginnings of German history.
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  • From this time forward the English, ruined, demoralized and weakened both by the death of the duke of Bedford and the beginnings of the Wars of the Roses, continued to lose territory on every recurrence of conflict.
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  • But soon the partial or total conquest of the Spanish inheritance proved the grandeur of his beginnings and the meanness of his end.
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  • As a metaphysician he starts from what he terms "the higher scepticism" of the Hume-Kantian sphere of thought, the beginnings of which he discerns in Locke's perplexity about the idea of substance.
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  • From certain expressions used in astrological texts that are earlier than the 7th century B.C. it would appear, indeed, that the beginnings at least of the calculation of sun and moon eclipses belong to the earlier period, but here, too, the chief work accomplished was after 400 B.e., and the defectiveness of early Babylonian astronomy may be gathered from the fact that as late as the 6th century B.C. an error of almost an entire month was made by the Babylonian astronomers in the attempt to determine through calculation the beginning of a certain year.
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  • The parish as an institution is in reality later in date than the township. The latter has been in fact the unit of local administration ever since England was settled in its several states and kingdoms; the beginnings of the parochial system in England are attributed to Theodore of Tarsus, who was archbishop of Canterbury towards the close of the 7th century.
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  • Hohler, gives a valuable account of the beginnings of the port.
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  • Indonesia regards these understandings as representing the beginnings of a universal culture on human rights that makes international cooperation on the issue feasible.
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  • We started from very humble beginnings with a youth worship event in our town.
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  • With gentle guidance, our tentative beginnings drawn out, examined, put together, improved.
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  • Click here to learn more about Ann Boleyn Beginnings Artigiano Individually hand thrown and painted ceramics produced by the finest Italian craftsmen.
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  • By default, only the start and stop codons at the beginnings and ends of open reading frames are shown in the frame display.
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  • From humble beginnings as a village schoolmaster's son he grew to become a colossus in the world of symphonic music.
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  • But after these apparently harmless beginnings, there would be comments on moral issues.
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  • After these somewhat inauspicious beginnings, our next two hours improved significantly.
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  • This heralds the very beginnings of the theory of the divine incarnation, or avatara, which we find elaborated upon in the Puranas.
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  • A label overview: From humble beginnings over thirty years ago to what is now America's premier independent record label.
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  • Here one has the appearance of tells, formalized ditched and palisaded enclosures and the beginnings of larger coastal middens.
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  • Bright Beginnings will be holding a sponsored toddle on Woodhouse Moor on June 10 in aid of Barnardo's.
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  • Again it was wonderful to see how friendships and trust grew from rather wide-eyed beginnings!
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  • The beginnings of an appellate jurisdiction in the cases of clerics and laymen may be traced before the conversion of the Empire.
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  • The origin of the "common log" is obscure, but the beginnings of the "continuous log" may be traced back to the r 6th century.
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  • The volumes have not appeared in chronological order of subject, but form a nearly complete colonial history, as follows: The Discovery of America, with some Account of Ancient America, and the Spanish Conquest (1892, 2 vols.); Old Virginia and her Neighbours (1897, 2 vols.); The Beginnings of New England; or, The Puritan Theocracy in its Relations to Civil and Religious Liberty (1889); Dutch and Quaker Colonies in America (1899); The American Revolution (1891, 2 vols.); and The Critical Period of American History, 1783-1789 (1888).
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  • The beginnings of this rupture, as well as a sharp affray between his volunteers and the townsfolk of Ajaccio, may have quickened Bonaparte's resolve to return to France in May 1792, but there were also personal and family reasons for this step. Having again exceeded his time of furlough, he was liable to the severe penalties attaching to a deserter and an émigré but he saw that the circumstances of the time would help to enforce the appeal for reinstatement which he resolved to make at Paris.
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  • This explanation of the vision is separated from the description by an animated dialogue, not quite clear in its expression, in which it is said that the mountain of obstacles shall disappear before Zerubbabel, and that, having begun the building of the temple, he shall also bring it to an end in spite of those who now mock at the day of small beginnings.
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  • (I) The beginnings of the eclectic spirit are, according to some authorities, discernible in the Septuagint (280 B.C.) (see Frankel, Historisch-kritische Studien zur Septuaginta, 1841), but the first concrete exemplification is found in Aristobulus (c. 160 B.C.).
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  • But in John this symbolism figures a great historic fact, the joyous freshness of Jesus' ministerial beginnings, as indicated in the sayings of the Bridegroom and of the new wine, a freshness typical of Jesus' ceaseless renovation of souls.
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  • A glimpse Beginnings of the Polish here and there of the political development of the Constitu- country is the utmost that the most diligent scrutiny tion.
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  • Its beginnings may be traced to the labours of the Rev. Griffith Jones (1684-1761), of Llanddowror, Carmarthenshire, whose sympathy for the poor led him to set on foot a system of circulating charity schools for the education of children.
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  • On the other hand Lowth's Lectures on Hebrew Poetry, and the same author's Commentary on Isaiah (1778), show the beginnings of a tendency to look mainly at the aesthetic aspects of the prophetical books, and to view the prophets as enlightened religious poets.
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  • Since that year, however, there has been a steady flow of discoveries in prehistoric and early historic cemeteries, and, partly in consequence of this, monuments already known, such as the annals of the Palermo stone, have been made articulate for the beginnings of history in Egypt.
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  • In the beginnings of consciousness instinctive reactions precede definite thoughts, and even in mature life thoughts often follow acts instead of preceding them.
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  • The " quarrel of the chiefs," the " muster of the army," the " duel of Paris and Menelaus," &c., are excellent beginnings, but have no satisfying conclusion.
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  • He often surprised his hearers by the quietness of his beginnings, and these were very often the speeches which turned out most brilliant and most irresistible ere the close.
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  • The perfect success of both was regarded, not unreasonably, as a popular ratification of the republic, and though continually harassed by the formation and dissolution of ephemeral ministries, by socialist outbreaks, and the beginnings of anti-Semitism, Carnot had but one serious crisis to surmount, the Panama scandals of 1892, which, if they greatly damaged the prestige of the state, increased the respect felt for its head, against whose integrity none could breathe a word.
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  • The current beliefs about logic can be traced back to the beginnings of scholastic philosophy.
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  • Bright Beginnings will be holding a sponsored toddle on Woodhouse Moor on June 10 in aid of Barnardo 's.
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  • Again it was wonderful to see how friendships and trust grew from rather wide-eyed beginnings !
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  • Lenin envisaged the gradual withering away of the state from the very beginnings of workers ' power.
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  • The executive chef had humble beginnings, starting his culinary career as a dishwasher and then working his way up through the kitchen.
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  • Although he came from humble beginnings, Abraham Lincoln became one of the most influential and revered presidents of the United States.
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  • Either way, you will be glad you took pictures to document all of the special moments of your baby's beginnings.
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  • Enfamil Family Beginnings offers free enrollment and some great free gifts when you join as well.
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  • Home Shopping Network had its beginnings in 1977, when an advertiser at a Clearwater, Florida, AM radio station could not pay his bill.
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  • Munchkin - This breed's beginnings aren't really known.
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  • Pet food manufacturing has come a long way since its beginnings in the 1860s.
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  • The top story books for children ages 0 to 2 make wonderful beginnings for a child's first collection of books.
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  • Modern naturopathy grew out of the alternative health philosophies of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries but it has its beginnings in the studies of the ancient scholars in Greece.
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  • Reminiscent of spring and new beginnings, this color palette will give your home a refreshed, rejuvenated face lift.
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  • Although the designer's beginnings were only a small line of male accessories, the company is now a huge fashion empire.
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  • Over the years, Almay has not lost sight of their beginnings in developing gentle and safe makeup products.
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  • At its beginnings it was sold exclusively through Target, much like the Olsen Twins phenomenon over at Wal-Mart.
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  • Although she had humble beginnings behind a makeup counter showing women how to apply makeup properly, by the age of 25 she founded Trish McEvoy Beauty.
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  • He has published a book of his photographs called Beginnings Goddesses, Sirens and Mermaids.
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  • Exploring the humble beginnings of digital imaging helps new photographers understand the latest techniques.
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  • Poem source has tons of poems about new beginnings and graduation.
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  • It's a time of new beginnings and as such, guests usually bring gifts for the new home and life or money as a token of their affection and to help the happy couple get off to a beautiful start.
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  • Born as Thomas Cruise Mapother IV in 1962, Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise has come a long way from his humble beginnings.
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  • Despite their youthful sitcom beginnings, both Mary-Kate and Ashley have grown into savvy business women and designers while avoiding the celebrity rumor mill as much as possible.
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  • While the month of September normally ushers in cooler temperatures and the beginnings of autumn, these hot celebrities keep the party going to celebrate their special days.
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  • One would think that coming from such humble beginnings and not having lived the Hollywood lifestyle for very long, Nikki would be a little more humble herself.
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  • She started out from humble beginnings, and has become one of the most famous and well respected actresses in the world.
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  • Stewart came from humble beginnings to create a media empire, all centered around her unique brand of do-it-yourself projects.
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  • Blue and yellow socks are available, as is a yellow cap to transform the uniform formerly used for basic beginnings in scouting.
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  • The company has expanded from its beginnings as a single Pearl Harbor cruise and today has many ships to entertain guests.
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  • From its humble beginnings as a grocery store brand, to its current status as one of dog breeders' favorite feeds, the manufacturers of this kibble and canned dog food have been at the forefront of canine nutritional research.
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  • Rookie has come a long way from his beginnings as a little yellow puppy that feared his own shadow.
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  • The Planes are easily increased by cuttings and layers, but planters should in all cases avoid them, as they cannot expect from such beginnings the fine, rapid, natural growth and true form of the tree.
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  • From its beginnings in 1817 as a large wooden two wheeled walking machine, the bicycle has found a place in the hearts of people of all ages.
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  • If ever there was a fine example of humble beginnings, the story of Men's Warehouse certainly qualifies.
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  • Pure Beginnings carries everything you need for your baby.
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  • Castor and Pollux organic dog food had humble beginnings and is now part of a wide range of organic pet products.
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  • Bright Beginnings Organic infant formula contains DHA and ARA, lipids that occur naturally in mothers' milk that are believed to aid in brain and eye development.
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  • Bright Beginnings is manufactured in Vermont and is certified organic per USDA regulations.
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  • Since its beginnings, Amy's Kitchen has branched out into several areas of food products.
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  • Since his early beginnings as a designer, Jacobs has always come out on top, earning some of the top awards and recognitions in the industry.
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  • It had humble beginnings, a mall kiosk run by optometrist Sanford Ziff.
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  • From its beginnings as a berry farm to the theme park it is today, few parks have the history that Knott's Berry Farm has.
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  • From their beginnings as arcade machine manufacturers to their current focus of video games, Midway is a name the gaming world won't soon forget.
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  • The Mortal Kombat franchise may have had some rather humble beginnings, with the original game only having seven selectable characters and two bosses.
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  • The meager beginnings of the series dates only as far back as 1997 with the release of Pokemon Red and Pokemon Green for the original Game Boy system.
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  • The phenomenon may have had some humble beginnings with early Guitar Hero titles, but rhythm games have quickly exploded into huge popularity (and profitability for developers).
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  • His beginnings were as a Brother at Napa Valley's Christian Brothers, learning his craft as assistant winemaker to the legendary Brother Timothy.
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  • The Pinot Noir grape finds its beginnings in Burgundy, France.
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  • Baseball collectors may be surprised at the humble beginnings of the now internally famous company.
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  • From the very beginnings, the Singer machine became the most sought after brand and was sold nationwide.
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  • The company's humble beginnings date back to the late 1920s when Wally Byam began building masonite trailers in his Los Angeles backyard.
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  • A newborn baby has nipples, areolas, and the beginnings of breast tissue, but most of breast development occurs in two different periods of time in a woman's life: first in puberty, then during pregnancy.
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  • By the final months of fetal development, these columns have become hollow, and by the time a female infant is born, a nipple and the beginnings of the milk-duct system have formed.
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  • For example, the baby may begin to walk alone, make sounds, say the beginnings of words, or play peek-a-boo.
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  • The beginnings of teeth appear, and red blood cells begin to be produced in the liver.
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  • In more modern history, we can trace the beginnings of tap to a New York City neighborhood in the 1830s.
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  • Though she now lives in Los Angeles, Cheryl Burke has not forgotten her beginnings, and supported the International School of the Peninsula to raise money for its educational needs.
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  • He/she has the beginnings of ears, eyes, and a mouth.
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  • Fingers and toes form with the beginnings of fingernails and toenails.
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  • Fitness Beginnings has a wide assortment of prenatal Pilates videos for you to choose from.
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  • From those small beginnings, Belly Belt is now sold in over 25 countries.
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  • Despite humble beginnings, Lane Bryant's business remains successful to date.
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  • In retrospect, the arrival of Spain's Juan Gaspar de Portolá on November 4, 1769 marks the beginnings of San Francisco tourism.
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  • While it is true that there had been indigenous tribes living in the area, Portolá's visit marked the beginnings of foreign visitors coming and falling prey to San Francisco's charms.
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  • At Swim Outlet, there is a tankini by Great Beginnings Maternity that has a built-in shelf bra and a full coverage bottom.
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  • After her beginnings as a woman of leisure, Barbie went to college and embarked on numerous careers.
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  • Though Yankee Candles is the most recognized name in the candle industry today, the company had very simple beginnings.
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  • She was raped at age nine and became pregnant at age 14 - but instead of hardening her heart and closing herself off to society, Oprah worked her way to the top without ever forgetting about her tough and humble beginnings.
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  • New Year's Eve marks the end of a long 12-month journey and the start of new beginnings.
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  • Wraps and Enhancers: Upgrading the original engagement ring is the perfect way to show the relationship's growth while honoring its beginnings.
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  • The Verragio name has become synonymous with high end, high quality jewelry, but the company's success had very modest beginnings.
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  • Chanel handbags were a natural transition from Coco Chanel's fashion beginnings.
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  • These humble beginnings were reflected in her designs and collections.
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  • His humble beginnings arose through the selling of shoes, handbags, and trunks within both Europe and the United States.
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  • Chanel bags were a natural transition from Coco Chanel's fashion beginnings.
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  • Your fellow plane-folk will find your choice of handbags eccentric and perhaps this noticeable wardrobe item will be the beginnings of a comfortable flight-cabin conversation between you and the woman in seat 19A.
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  • This time of the month represents a time of new beginnings for you that is relatively stress free.
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  • You can look forward to this burst of new beginnings and new attitude each and every month.
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  • For example, when the moon is in Aries, those with their sun in Aries will feel like they are starting a period of new beginnings.
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  • In addition to his success on television, John Edward is also a published author with a number of titles in print, including Crossing Over, Final Beginnings and Practical Praying.
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  • From those humble beginnings, Rockport has now grown into a worldwide brand worn by men, women and children who want to combine comfort and style.
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  • Founded in 1953 in Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, Koch Shoes grew from its humble beginnings to become Terra Footwear, Ltd., an established company providing quality shoes for professional workers.
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  • How it transitioned from its humble beginnings and exploded onto the urban fashion market is a prime example of just how much of an impact shoes can have!
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  • Indeed, the company's beginnings in Chicago, Illinois were appropriate for the time; it was an era when men were interested in style more than ever before, and the Haan shoe brought an altogether new type of class to their wardrobes.
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  • Take a look at their humble beginnings, the changes they've gone through, and some of their contributions to the television industry.
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  • The show focused on the typical trials of a family coping with grief, new beginnings and figuring out where they were going in life.
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  • The actor joined the soap opera in 1983 playing Pine Valley's answer to Donald Trump despite his own humble beginnings in Pigeon Hollow, West Virginia.
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  • From their beginnings on the heavy metal sound stage, tattoos have made it to the catwalk, the red carpet, the small screen and the big screen.
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  • A closed bud can speak of new beginnings and endless possibilities.
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  • Some speculate that this image has its beginnings in fairy tales, and in the image of a starburst.
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  • The company had its beginnings in Japan back in 1946 as Kashio Seisakujo, named for its founder, Kashio Tadao.
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  • The combination of quality and functionality makes watches from the Citizen Watch Company highly prized and from small beginnings the company is now one of the world's largest manufacturer of watches today..
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  • Shark 88 Black: Take a trip back to 1988 and revisit the line's beginnings with this refitted Shark classic.
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  • From its humble beginnings in 1975 as a small trade journal to nearly 1.5 million readers in 2011, the magazine follows the path of modern yoga.
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  • Add stuffing, such as a small pillow, underneath a white sweatshirt, add white sweatpants and your child has the beginnings of a snowman costume.
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  • The New Year's holiday is associated with new beginnings and resolutions, Father Time, calendars, celebrations, and noisemaking, among other things.
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  • The person finds comfort in food, and the brain registers the sedation of the emotional pain, creating the beginnings of a pattern.
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  • The hula hoop has evolved far from its humble beginnings in Egypt over three thousand years ago.
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  • Though the beginnings were humble, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association has grown to become the most recognized brand of insurance in the industry and now provides coverage to more than 94 million people in all regions of the country.
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  • Before the league expanded, it found its beginnings as a half-time show during the Super Bowl.
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  • From those modest beginnings, the Olga name has become one of the best known in the country.
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  • If you loved Beck's low-fi beginnings, but didn't care much about his more "produced" stuff, your time has come.
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  • The Dolly Parton biography is the story of a woman who spun humble beginnings into country music gold.
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  • Or, see the beginnings of the hottest new girl group with the Karoke Revolution American Idol Bundle, which allows up to eight players and special duet competitions.
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  • He is the founder of FUBU (which stands for "For Us, By Us"), a sportswear company that grew from humble beginnings.
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  • Modern fantasy has returned the fairies, elves and other immortal beings to their ancient beginnings - human-sized, long-lived and impossibly beautiful.
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  • In 1589 Edmund Spenser wrote a letter to Sir Walter Raleigh that contained the beginnings of the Faerie Queene.
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  • Comics have come a long way since the meager beginnings of DC and Marvel.
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  • In recent years, Smallville has transcended the original premise of Superman's adolescent beginnings in a small farming community to encompass his early adulthood in Metropolis.
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  • Admiral Piett - Like many evil characters in the Star Wars legacy, Admiral Piett started with humble beginnings.
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  • Her powers were as follows, and were all based on her beginnings as an Amazon.
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  • She shifted her attention to the fire and rubbed the beginnings of a crick from her neck.
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  • Dean felt the beginnings of a headache creep along the base of his neck as he tried to concentrate on who, among the cast of characters cloistered snugly in Bird Song, might have been responsible for Jerome Shipton's fall.
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  • As he removed the beginnings of a mustache from his upper lip, he glanced at her in the mirror and grinned.
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  • His beginnings were very small prayer-meetings in "the desert."
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  • During his absence were manifested the beginnings of the troubles in the order that were to attain to such magnitude after his death.
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  • In Trachylinae also the beginnings of a similar metagenesis can be found.
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  • The Venetian nobility, resting also in its beginnings on sufferance, but on sufferance which silently obtained the force of law, lasted as long as Venice remained a separate state.
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  • Bassett, Constitutional Beginnings of North Carolina (Baltimore, 1894); The Regulators of North Carolina (Washington, 1894); and Slavery in the State of North Carolina (Baltimore, 1899), are all trustworthy.
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  • Its beginnings may be traced hack to 1762, when, at the suggestion of Lord Bute, the duke of Argyll's trees and shrubs were removed from Whitton Place, near Hounslow, to adorn the princess of Wales's garden at Kew.
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  • You are sure it is somewhere in your mind near the top--you saw it there the other day when you were looking up the beginnings of the Reformation.
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  • These questions, then as now, existed only for those who see nothing in marriage but the pleasure married people get from one another, that is, only the beginnings of marriage and not its whole significance, which lies in the family.
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