Break-with sentence example

break-with
  • By modern mineralogists the name chalcedony is restricted to those kinds of silica which occur not in distinct crystals like ordinary quartz, but in concretionary, mammillated or stalactitic forms, which break with a fine splintery fracture, and display a delicate fibrous structure.

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  • But Frederick was unwilling to break with Russia, with whom he was negotiating the partition of Poland; Austria in these circumstances dared not take the offensive; and Maria Theresa was compelled to purchase the modification of the extreme claims of Russia in Turkey by agreeing to, and sharing in, the spoliation of Poland.

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  • He did not, however, break with his party immediately, and favoured the so-called English Bill (see Kansas); in fact it was partly due to his influence that a sufficient number of anti-Lecompton Democrats were induced to vote for that measure to secure its passage.

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  • He arrived at St Petersburg at the psychological moment when the tsar had made up his mind to break with Napoleon.

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  • As principal of Pusey House Mr Gore exercised a wide influence over undergraduates and the younger clergy, and it was largely, if not mainly, under this influence that the "Oxford Movement" underwent a change which to the survivors of the old school of Tractarians seemed to involve a break with its basic principles.

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  • Jesus faced this problem perhaps before the opening of his ministry, certainly from his break with the ecclesiastical authorities.

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  • As everywhere in the Peloponnese, except at Argos, there seems to have been a sudden break with the earlier civilization, which can have been occasioned only by the semi-barbarous Dorian tribes, so the same result seems to have followed from the same cause in Thera.

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  • Nor must we imagine that there was any abrupt break with the middle ages.

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  • Why should not established institutions proceed upon the customary and convenient methods of routine, while the delights of existence were augmented, manners polished, arts developed, and a golden age of epicurean ease made decent by a state religion which no one cared to break with because no one was left to regard it seriously?

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  • His inward break with Jewish orthodoxy dated, no doubt, further back - from his acquaintance with the philosophical theologians and commentators of the middle ages; but these new interests combined to estrange him still further from the traditions of the synagogue.

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  • Gustavus's necessities had compelled him to break with the ecclesiastical traditions of Sweden; and they also compelled him, contrary to his masterful disposition, to accept constitutionalism, because without it his footing in his own kingdom would have been insecure.

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  • There is a break with the past, which no revival or reaction can quite conceal.

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  • Francis I., desirous to continue the suppression of the Protestants but anxious, because of his strife with Charles V., not to break with the Protestant princes of Germany, instructed his ambassador to assure these princes that it was only against Anabaptists, and other parties who called in question all civil magistracy, that his severities were exercised.

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  • In an endeavour to break with the tradition that the colonies existed only for the benefit of Portugal the Lisbon Government in 1914 granted them a measure of autonomy.

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  • It was a republican state within the kingdom, and, being unwilling to break with it, Henry IV.

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  • The elector, however, unlike his brother, did not break with the forms of the Church of Rome, but established an ecclesiastical organization independent of the pope, and took up a position similar to that of King Henry VIII.

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  • She pulled on the lead lines and applied pressure to the break with one foot.

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  • Hennessy Weekend Combine your golf break with the highlight of the Newbury racing calender!

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  • In fact, Britain was the first major European country to break with the medieval European tradition of absolute religious conformity.

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  • Until we make a break with this sick past then the UK will sink further into a pit of lies deceit and treachery.

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  • It represented a final break with its dominion past, which already became imminent in the 1983 constitution.

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  • The afternoon flights were now make or break with teams deciding on the maximum payload they would carry.

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  • Real swords are properly treated with heat so the steel doesn't break with the slightly touch.

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  • To find out which versions you like best, experiment with different ingredients, seasonings, and flavors, and don't be afraid to break with tradition.

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  • Groom's cakes are traditionally chocolate, but as with many other things in weddings today, it's fine to break with tradition and have the groom's cake be any flavor you like.

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  • If you really want to break with tradition, consider wedding cupcakes or a collection of cupcakes along with a more traditional cake.

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  • Often used at destination weddings or unions in tropical locales, beach theme wedding cakes are a unique way to celebrate natural beauty and break with tradition.

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  • Increased by tubercles of the stem, which break with the least shock, but the smallest fragment will vegetate.

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  • Raynor's problems with alcohol lead to a break with the band in 1997, and he was quickly replaced by a young, heavily tattooed drummer named Travis Barker, who happened to be playing with Blink-182's opening band The Aquabats.

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  • Use your hands and fingers to style your hair; it is less likely to break with that gentle treatment.

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  • If you love the white and metallic bikinis that paparazzi captured Jennifer Lopez wearing while taking a break with her husband and family, look to these swimsuit retailers that may have a similar look.

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  • The safety cover is made from plastic and may break with continual use.

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  • Some couples want to break with tradition and do their own thing, stamping their own individuality on their wedding with an unusual engagement ring.

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  • Mary I, a devout Catholic, sought to restore England's Catholicism after Henry VIII's excommunication and break with the church.

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  • Burton made her big break with Total Request Live on MTV and received several Teen Choice Award nominations.

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  • For some, it can be the beginning of a mental break with reality.

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  • Companies that break with tradition and provide their work crews with hard hats that don't look like safety hats can optimize their use and motivate workers to deem custom hard hats as a necessary part of a uniforms.

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  • Grasping the break with one hand, she met his amused gaze.

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  • Only when the pain in her body returned did she lean back for a break with a grimace.

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  • In consequence of this composite formation, amethyst is apt to break with a rippled fracture, or to show "thumb markings," and the intersection of two sets of curved ripples may produce on the fractured surface a pattern something like that of "engine turning."

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  • Locke does not break with the compromise of Aquinas.

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  • Nevertheless, mysticism did prepare men in a very real way for a break with the traditional system.

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  • Mill's friendship with Mrs Taylor and their marriage in 1851 involved a break with his family (apparently due to his resentment at a fancied slight, not to any bitterness on their part), and his practical disappearance from society.

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  • Though the intellectual world of the sages is different from that of the prophetic and legal Hebraism, they do not break with the fundamental Jewish theistic and ethical creeds.

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  • But, in its case, such a usage would constitute a violent break with the past.

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  • Pushing even Napoleon to more decided action, Lucien urged his brothers to break with Paoli, the leader of the more conservative party, which sought to ally itself with England as against the regicide republic of France.

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  • Pope Gregory III., menaced by the Lombards, invoked the aid of Charles (739), sent him a deputation with the keys of the Holy Sepulchre and the chains of St Peter, and offered to break with the emperor and Constantinople, and to give Charles the Roman consulate (ut a partibus imperatoris recederet et Romanum consulatum Carob sanciret).

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  • Successive governments in France made endeavours to break with the prohibitive system, but naturally met with strong opposition from the manufacturing interests, not prepared to meet the competition of Great Britain, whose industries had made, and were continually making, rapid strides.

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  • Wellington's intimate association for several years with the sovereigns and statesmen of the Grand Alliance, and his experience of the evils which the Alliance existed to hold in check, naturally led him to dislike Canning's aggressive attitude towards the autocratic powers, and to view with some apprehension his determination to break with the European concert.

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  • Instructions were given to the French Catholics to break with monarchical principles, and both externally and internally to cleave to the Republic as representing the best form of constitutional government.

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  • He rebuked both parties in the state for their shortcomings, but he did not break with either.

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  • In the tribune are fine mosaics of the 9th century, which, Burckhardt remarks, completely break with Byzantine tradition.

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