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champion Sentence Examples

  • He was Queen Catherine's confessor and her only champion and advocate.

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  • He was Queen Catherine's confessor and her only champion and advocate.

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  • They in return gladly accepted a champion who lent them the prestige and influence of the church.

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  • Hence the strength with which a champion of the faith like Anselm insists on the subordination of reason.

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  • Our greatest Champion, Overman-Anu, once climbed the spiral stairway and fought nine days with the Gargoyles before he could escape them and come back; but he could never be induced to describe the dreadful creatures, and soon afterward a bear caught him and ate him up.

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  • This icon of the Venerable Sergius, the servant of God and zealous champion of old of our country's weal, is offered to Your Imperial Majesty.

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  • On the death of Ninoslav in 1250, vigorous efforts were made to exterminate the Bogomil heresy; and to this end, Bela IV., who appeared as the champion of Roman Catholicism, Hungarian' secured the election of his nominee Prijesda to the banate.

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  • Where is the country's champion, the Moore of Moore Hill, to meet him at the Deep Cut and thrust an avenging lance between the ribs of the bloated pest?

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  • Syracuse passed through another reign of terror; the new despot proclaimed himself the champion of popular government, and had the senate and the heads of the oligarchical party massacred wholesale.

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  • champion who was patriarch of Antioch from 512 to 519.

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  • When Alexander invaded the interior of the Eastern world, which had hitherto remained inviolable, he came as the champion of Hellenism.

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  • Don't you remember how the Champion escaped them by shouting his battle-cry?

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  • It was in 1875 that the Smithfield Club first provided the competitive classes for lambs, and in 1883 the champion plate offered for the best pen of sheep of any age in the show was for the first time won by lambs, a pen of Hampshire Downs.

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  • In this work Law shows himself at least 'the equal of the ablest champion of Deism.

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  • "But tell me," said Dorothy, "how did such a brave Champion happen to let the bears eat him?

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  • And it came to pass that the Kaiser, who deemed himself the champion of monarchical principle in Europe, should assist him and his retinue to reach Russia after the overthrow of the Tsar.

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  • Thus, in spite of his academic sympathy with liberal ideas, he became, together with Metternich, a champion of political stagnation, and co-operated willingly in the reactionary measures against the revolutionary movements in Germany, Italy and Spain.

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  • Enclosures must have been numerous in some counties; and there is a very good comparison between " champion (open fields) country and several," which Blith afterwards transcribed into his Improver Improved.

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  • Jehu (q.v.) became king as the champion of the purer worship of Yahweh.

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  • Hutter was a stern champion of Lutheran orthodoxy, as set down in the confessions and embodied in his own Compendium locorum theologicorum (1610; reprinted 1863), being so faithful to his master as to win the title of "Luther redonatus."

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  • At last the men mounted, and, as they say in the old songs, away went the steeds with bridles ringing and whips cracking and hounds racing ahead, and away went the champion hunters "with hark and whoop and wild halloo!"

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  • He now stood forth as her champion; Mary took refuge with him at Dunbar, presented him, among other estates, with the castle there and the chief lands of the earldom of March, and made him the most powerful noble in the south of Scotland.

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  • The Church of England since the Reformation has been the chief champion of the principle of Episcopacy against the papal pretensions on the one hand and Presbyterianism and Congregationalism on the other.

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  • Often as it has been heard before and since in the course of history, seldom has it had a more illustrious champion than Robert the Bruce.

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  • Whether innocent or guilty, however, her fate caused no regrets and her misfortunes did not raise a single champion or defender.

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  • Elisha was apparently the champion, and posterity told of his exploits when Samaria was visited with the sword.

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  • formidable she seemed called upon once more to champion the liberties of Greece.

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  • To humble the Habsburgs he aided the Protestant princes of Germany against the emperor, in spite of the strong opposition of the disappointed Catholic party in France, which had looked to the cardinal as a champion of the faith.

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  • Abd-ul-Hamid had always resisted the pressure of the European Powers to the last moment, in order to seem to yield only to overwhelming force, while posing as the champion of Islam against aggressive Christendom.

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  • Rodrigo Diaz, called de Bivar, from the place of his birth, better known by the title given him by the Arabs as the Cid (El Seid, the lord), and El Campeador, the champion par excellence, was of a noble family, one of whose members in a former generation had been elected judge of Castile.

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  • Mendelssohn was the first great champion of Jewish emancipation in the 18th century.

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  • the stole is his obedience and servitude for our sakes; (3) the allegorical school, which treats the priest as a warrior or champion, who puts on the amice as a helmet, the alb as a breastplate, and so on.

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  • The point at issue was, that neither in the polyphonic school, in which Zarlino was educated, nor in the later monodic school, of which his recalcitrant pupil, Vincenzo Galilei, was the most redoubtable champion, could those proportions be tolerated in practice, however attractive they might be to the theorist in their mathematical aspect.

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  • C. Champion, E.

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  • But in the works edited by Montholon and Las Cases, where the political aim constantly obtrudes itself, the emperor is made again and again to embroider on the theme that he had always been the true champion of ordered freedom.

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  • It was the most piquant feature of his life that he, one of the gilded youth, a connoisseur in wines, and a learned man to boot, had become agitator and the champion of the working man.

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  • Before he left Paris he had thrown himself with ardour into the controversy raging between the university and the Friar-Preachers respecting the liberty of teaching, resisting both by speeches and pamphlets the authorities of the university; and when the dispute was referred to the pope, the youthful Aquinas was chosen to defend his order, which he did with such success as to overcome the arguments of Guillaume de St Amour, the champion of the university, and one of the most celebrated men of the day.

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  • Gelo's general rule was mild, and he won fame as the champion of Hellas by his great victory over the Carthaginians at Himera.

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  • As a champion of the rights of conscience, and as the only one of the English bishops that dared to resist the king's will, Fisher commends himself to all.

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  • He was again later the champion of the commoners of St Ives in the Long Parliament 1 Life of Sir H.

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  • He rose to great distinction in the war between Sancho of Castile and Sancho of Navarre, in which he won his name of Campeador, by slaying the enemy's champion in single combat.

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  • Seeley's Natural Religion - though he is no decided champion of a personal God - and F.

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  • Finally the city of London - not only as the converted champion of religious liberty but as the convinced apologist of the Jews - sent Baron Lionel de Rothschild to knock at the door of the unconverted House of Commons as parliamentary representative of the first city in the world " (Wolf, loc. cit.).

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  • Unfortunately, however, the brilliant epoch of the alliance of Liberalism and Catholicism, represented on its literary side by Chateaubriand and by Lamartine, to whose poetic school Herculano had belonged, was past, and fanatical attacks and the progress of events drove this former champion of the Church into conflict with the ecclesiastical authorities.

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  • But they were in great numbers, and the Champion could not shout much because he had to save his breath for fighting.

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  • In Homer he is represented as an ideal warrior, the champion of the Trojans and the mainstay of the city.

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  • Napoleon's perfidy at Bayonne was so flagrant as to strip from him the mask of a champion of popular liberty which had previously been of priceless worth.

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  • By nature a violent partisan, the archbishop now showed himself the uncompromising champion of his order and his see.

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  • Very rich lodes of the metal have been found in the Northampton, Murchison and Champion Bay districts, and also in the country to the south of these districts on the Irwin river.

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  • There the hitherto indomitable champion of Caucasian independence was forced to surrender to the Russians on the 6th of September 1859.

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  • For the next quarter of a century he, as the champion of legitimacy,was fighting the Revolution on countless battle-fields, and the fearful struggle only bound the Magyar nation closer to the Habsburg dynasty.

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  • A trial of strength took place between him and Mr de Justh, the champion of the extreme demands in the matter of Hungarian financial and economic autonomy; on the 7th of November rival banquets were held, one at Mako, Justh's constituency, over which he presided, one at Budapest with Kossuth in the chair; the attendance at each foreshadowed the outcome of the general meeting of the party held at Budapest on the 11th, when Kossuth found himself in a minority of 46.

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  • In 1829 the hand of its leaders was shown, when, in addition to its antagonism to the Masons, it became a champion of internal improvements and of the protective tariff.

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  • In his Westminster review of Whately's Logic in 1828 (invaluable to all students of the genesis of Mill's logic) he appears, curiously enough, as an ardent and brilliant champion of the syllogistic logic against highfliers such as the Scottish philosophers who talk of "superseding" it by "a supposed system of inductive logic."

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  • Colenso (a daughter of Bishop Colenso) constituted herself his champion in the press of Natal and Great Britain.

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  • On the intellectual side the new movement found its champion and its Maecenas in Bishop Strassmayer, who for over 50 years devoted the surplus revenues of the wealthy see of Dya Kovo (Djakovo) to national purposes, and was mainly instrumental in founding at Zagreb the southern Slav Academy (1867), the first Croat university (1874) and a modern gallery and school of arts.

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  • He had come to the front as a champion of the liberal party in the Union controversy within the Free Church, and in combating Dean Stanley's Broad Church views in the interests of Scotch evangelicism; and about 1875 he became the undisputed leader of the Free Church.

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  • But Nadir Kuli Khan came forward as the champion of Shah Tahmasp II., the rightful ruler, and drove the Turks from these provinces, capturing Tabriz.

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  • This anachronism arises from the fusion of the epic Guillaume with the champion of Louis IV., and from the fact that he was the military and civil chief of Louis the Pious, who was titular king of Aquitaine under his father from the time when he was three years old.

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  • Because light is accompanied by heat, he was the god of vegetation and increase; he sent prosperity to the good, and annihilated the bad; he was the god of armies and the champion of heroes; as the enemy of darkness and of all evil spirits, he protected souls, accompanying them on the way to paradise, and was thus a redeemer.

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  • By this course he sacrificed the great popularity he had won as the champion of free trade, and became for a time the best-abused man in England.

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  • Dionysius was able, like Gelo, though with less success and less honour, to take up the role of the champion of Hellas.

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  • By this course he sacrificed the great popularity he had won as the champion of free trade, and became for a time the best-abused man in England.

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  • Oldenbarneveldt, supported by the states of Holland, came forward as the champion of provincial sovereignty against that of the states-general; Maurice threw the weight of his sword on the side of the union.

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  • Oldenbarneveldt, supported by the states of Holland, came forward as the champion of provincial sovereignty against that of the states-general; Maurice threw the weight of his sword on the side of the union.

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  • He founded the " Allgemeiner Deutscher Arbeiterverein," was its president and almost single-handed champion, conducted its affairs, and carried on a vast correspondence, not to mention about a dozen state prosecutions in which he was during that period involved.

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  • He founded the " Allgemeiner Deutscher Arbeiterverein," was its president and almost single-handed champion, conducted its affairs, and carried on a vast correspondence, not to mention about a dozen state prosecutions in which he was during that period involved.

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  • He entered the House of Commons as Liberal member for Berwick-on-Tweed in 1885, but he was best known as a country gentleman with a taste for sport, and as amateur champion tennis-player.

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  • The people unhesitatingly awarded their "champion" a bodyguard of fifty men (afterwards four hundred) armed with clubs.

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  • or Akhenaton, one of the sovereigns to whose govern ment the celebrated Tell el-Amarna letters from Palestine were addressed, was a zealous champion of the exclusive claims of the sun-disk God, Ra; but his policy died with him.

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  • The cycle contains a large number of episodes, such as the gaining of the champion's portion and the tragical death by the warrior's hand of his own son Connlaech.

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  • 1045-1052) Nasir visited Mecca four times, and performed all the rites and observances of a zealous pilgrim; but he was far more attracted by Cairo, the capital of Egypt, and the residence of the Fatimite sultan Mostansir billah, the great champion of the Shia, and the spiritual as well as political head of the house of `Ali, which was just then waging a deadly war against the 'Abbaside caliph of Bagdad, and the great defender of the Sunnite creed, Toghrul Beg the Seljuk.

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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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  • of Anjou descended into Italy as champion of the papacy, and Manfred was defeated and killed (1266), the popolo, who had acquired wealth in trade and industry, was ready to rise.

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  • `Abdallah ibn Zobair (of the house of Hashim) immediately stepped forward in Mecca as the avenger of `Ali's family and the champion of religion.

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  • had left Frederick II., under the pope's guardianship. Innocent accepted the charge and posed as the champion of the infant king.

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  • was heard of no more, and Percy made himself the champion of the young earl of March.

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  • As the God of Israel Yahweh becomes its leader and champion in war; he is a warrior, mighty in battle; but he is not a god of war in the specific sense.

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  • In the meantime he had been successful in business, but he remained the sturdy champion of the poor.

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  • Charlemagne is chiefly venerated as the champion of Christianity against the heathen and the Saracens.

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  • The Franciscans began to urge fantastic' objections, and, when Savonarola insisted that his champion should bear the host, they cried out against the sacrilege of exposing the Redeemer's body to the flames.

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  • An enemy defined Comtism as Catholicism minus Christianity, to which an able champion retorted by calling it Catholicism plus Science.

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  • At public meetings, in the press, and in parliament he denounced the Turkish government and its champion, Disraeli, who had now become Lord Beaconsfield.

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  • It was not until the triumph of the northern dynasty was achieved through the prowess of an interested champion of the Ashikaga clan that the culture of ancient Japan revived.

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  • The Revue nationale was the champion of Liberalism, and came to an end in 1847.

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  • PHILOXENUS (Syriac, Aksenaya), of Mabbog, one of the best of Syriac prose writers, and a vehement champion of Monophysite doctrine in the end of the 5th and beginning of the 6th centuries.

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  • The chief, whose title is maharaja, is a Rajput of the Bundela clan, descended from Chhatar Sal, the champion of the independence of Bundelkhand in the 18th century.

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  • Before taking orders in 1658 he was in the habit of preaching as the champion of Calvinism against Socinianism and Arminianism.

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  • He was the earnest champion of the advancement of American shipping, and advocated liberal subsidies, insisting that the policy of protection should be applied on sea as well as on land.

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  • He had, however, the advantage of now being able to present himself to the Greeks as the champion of Apollo in a holy war, and in 352 the Macedonian army won a complete victory over the Pheraeans and Phocians.

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  • The time was come for Philip to assert himself in Greece, and the Phocians, who still dominated Delphi and held Thermopylae, could furnish a pretext to the champion of Pan-Hellenism and Apollo.

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  • The famous head-cutting challenge, so admirably told in Syr Gawayne and the Grene Knighte, was originally connected with the Irish champion.

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  • Strassburg pronounced for conciliation: but the most powerful and zealous champion of peace was to be found in the landgrave Philip of Hesse, who recognized the absolute necessity - from a political standpoint - of the union of all German Protestants.

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  • If, then, an Egyptian inscription of the XIXth dynasty had come to hand in which the names of Joseph and Moses, and the deeds of the Israelites as a subject people who finally escaped from bondage by crossing the Red Sea, were recorded in hieroglyphic characters, such a monument would have been hailed with enthusiastic delight by every champion of the Pentateuch, and a wave of supreme satisfaction would have passed over all Christendom.

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  • C. Champion's volumes in the Biologia CentraliAmericana; W.

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  • The conflict assumed the character of a struggle between Protestantism and Roman Catholicism, in which Philip appeared as the champion of the Church.

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  • Charlemagne's wars in Italy, Spain and Saxony formed part of the common epic material, and there are references to his wars against the Sla y s; but especially he remained in the popular mind as the great champion of Christianity against the creed of Mahomet, and even his Norman and Saxon enemies became Saracens in current legend.

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  • He also crossed swords more than once with the Dutch Presbyterian champion, Voetius, still remembered for his attacks on Descartes.

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  • Then, the ancient heresy laws having been revived, came the burnings of Rogers, Hooker, Latimer, Ridley, Cranmer and many a less noteworthy champion of the new religion.

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  • Champion of the papacy and in secret league with the Lombard cities he was able to defy the common enemy, Frederick II.

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  • As Apollo's champion Hercules is Daphnephoros, and fights Cycnus and Amyntor to keep open the sacred way from Tempe to Delphi.

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  • Political differences soon interfered with his work; as an adherent of Prussia and a Protestant, especially as a militant champion against the Ultramontanes, he was from the first an object of suspicion to the Clerical party.

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  • Edme Champion's Introduction aux essais may also be noticed, and Professor Dowden's Montaigne (1905), which has an excellent bibliography.

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  • Thus at the close of his life he came to be regarded as the champion of German national and religious freedom.

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  • The Hungarian Government could claim the right to take independent economic measures for her own territory in war-time; a joint arrangement was only possible for the territories of the Dual Monarchy - which were united for tariff purposes - by agreements between the Austrian and Hungarian Governments; and since neither Government was exclusively concerned to carry out an adjustment of economic conditions solely in accordance with what was necessary for waging war and holding out with the supplies at their disposal, but each had also to champion the interests of one half of the monarchy against the other, the negotiations between the two Governments were often attended with the greatest difficulties, and constantly ended unsatisfactorily.

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  • The: traditional banquet in Westminster Hall, with the throwing down of the glove by the king's champion in armour, had been dispensed with at the coronation of William IV., and it was resolved not to revive it.

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  • That his exploits made an exceptional impression on the popular mind is certain from the mass of legendary history that clustered round his name; he became, says Mr Davis, "in popular eyes the champion of the English national cause."

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  • It not only brought him into unremitting conflict with the Protestants and the nobles of France, but also made him the enemy of his mother, of his brother Gaston of Orleans, who made himself the champion of the cause of the nobles, and sometimes even of his wife.

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  • Throughout his early and married life he was the champion of Jewish rights, and he did not withdraw from public affairs until 1874, the year of the death of his wife Adelhei Beermann, whom he had married in 1822.

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  • His abilities, and his zeal as a champion of the church, secured him rapid promotion.

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  • When it was decided to elect decemvirs for another year, he who had formerly been looked upon as the champion of the aristocracy, suddenly came forward as the friend of the people, and was himself re-elected together with several plebeians.

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  • This champion of freedom was very eloquent as to the wrongs of the szlachta, and proposed that the assembly should proceed in a body to Warsaw and there formally renounce their allegiance.

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  • Cornwall is at this time in subjection to the king of Ireland, Gormond, and every third year must pay tribute; the Irish champion, Morolt, brother to the queen, arrives to claim his toll of thirty youths and as many maidens.

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  • Coming forward as the champion of Islam against the infidels, Abd-el-Kader was proclaimed amir at Mascara in 1832.

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  • Of the latter he was an ardent champion, and the word itself is commonly supposed to have originated with him - at least in its English form it is first found in his Silver Vindicated (1876).

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  • From about 168 B.C. the head of the Pergamene school was Crates of Mallus, who (like the Stoics) was an adherent of the principle of " anomaly " in grammar, and was thus opposed to Aristarchus of Alexandria, the champion of " analogy."

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  • Primarily a warrior with a strong taste for heroic adventure, John Albert desired to pose as the champion of Christendom against the Turks.

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  • He held his seat successfully at the contests in 1892, 1895 and 1900, his reputation as a champion of Welsh nationalism, Welsh nonconformity and extreme Radicalism becoming thoroughly established both in parliament and in the country.

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  • Pompey now drifted apart from Caesar and became the champion of the senate.

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  • The result was to make Denison a keen champion of the ritualistic school.

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  • It was on this account that Hippolytus, the champion of hypostasian subordinatianism, along with his adherents, withdrew from the obedience of Callistus, and formed a separate community.

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  • A story is told that de Courci when imprisoned in the Tower volunteered to act as champion for King John in single combat against a knight representing Philip Augustus of France; that when he appeared in the lists his French opponent fled in panic; whereupon de Courci, to gratify the French king's desire to witness his prowess, "cleft a massive helmet in twain at a single blow," a feat for which he was rewarded by a grant of the privilege for himself and his heirs to remain covered in the presence of the king and all future sovereigns of England.

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  • The claims were made by petition, and included amongst others: the claim of Thomas of Woodstock to act as constable, the rival claims of John Dymock and Baldwin de Frevile to act as champion, and the claim of the barons of the Cinque Ports to carry a canopy over the king.

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  • Although he was defeated at the elections of 1898 and was for four years outside the chamber, his eloquent speeches made him a force in politics as an intellectual champion of socialism.

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  • Johnson began in politics to oppose the aristocratic element .and became the spokesman and champion of the poorer and labouring classes.

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  • He soon was recognized as the political champion of East Tennessee.

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  • His latter years were peaceful; he was now the champion of the true pope against the emperor, and Alexander III.

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  • (1048-1054) the pope suddenly came forward as the active and indefatigable champion of reform; simony and incontinence of the clergy were attacked by the one most qualified to purify the Church of them.

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  • It was by its constant reliance on monachism that the papacy of the 12th century had attained this result, and the popes of that period were especially fortunate in having for their champion the monk St Bernard, whose admirable qualities enabled him to dominate public q P opinion.

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  • This pope, so distinguished in many respects, owed his election Gregory mainly to the circumstance that he was considered XII., 1406- a zealous champion of the restoration of unity within 1415.

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  • Thus Luther assumed the leadership of a national opposition, and appeared as the champion who was to undertake the much-needed reform of abuses which clamoured for redress.

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  • Y g P relations with most of the powers, but also of having entered into a convention with the great powers of the North, which accorded him, in conjunction with the three emperors, a leading position as champion of the conservative interests of humanity.

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  • He detected in his bishop Gnosticism, Manichaeism and Sabellianism, and was convinced that he himself was the champion of pure doctrine against heresy.

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  • At last a sermon he was persuaded to preach in London exasperated John Stokesley, bishop of the diocese, and seemed to furnish that fervent persecutor with an opportunity to overthrow the most dangerous champion of the new opinions.

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  • The factory was removed to Bristol about 1770, and the business was afterwards sold to Richard Champion and others and became the well-known Bristol Porcelain Manufactory.

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  • He was bitterly disappointed that Becket, on whom he bestowed the primacy, left vacant by the death of Theobald (1162), at once became the champion of clerical privilege; he and the archbishop were no longer on speaking terms when the Constitutions of Clarendon came up for debate.

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  • For a time, however, he stayed his hand, but the urgent solicitations of the western powers, and, above all, his fear lest Gustavus Adolphus should supplant him as the champion of the Protestant cause, finally led him to plunge into war against the combined forces of the emperor and the League, without any adequate guarantees of co-operation from abroad.

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  • Thus, at his last diet, held at Piotrkow, in 1547, Lupa Podlodowski, the champion of the szlachta, o p enly threatened him with rebellion.

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  • The duke, as a conscientious Protestant, refused to marry his mistress according to the rites of her Church, and she, the chosen champion of its cause, agreed to be married to him, not merely by a Protestant but by one who before his conversion had been a Catholic bishop, and should therefore have been more hateful and contemptible in her eyes than any ordinary heretic, had not religion as well as policy, faith as well as reason, been absorbed or superseded by some more mastering passion or emotion.

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  • Du Croc, the French ambassador, obtained permission through the influence of Maitland to convey to the queen the terms proposed by their leaders - that she and Bothwell should part, or that he should meet in single combat a champion chosen from among their number.

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  • To the right of the entrance is the tomb of Archbishop Heribert, the champion of Milanese liberty, while beside him rests Archbishop Otto Visconti, the founder of that family as a reigning house.

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  • Although Amasis thus appears first as champion of the disparaged native, he had the good sense to cultivate the friendship of the Greek world, and brought Egypt into closer touch with it than ever before.

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  • But as a champion of republican Greece against foreign enemies no other power of the age rendered equal services.

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  • In 912 he returned to the faith of his fathers and became its most distinguished champion, using the philosophical methods he had learned in the school of heresy.

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  • Charles of Lorraine thoroughly identified himself with the best interests of the country, and was the champion of its liberties, and though he had at times to make a stand against the imperialistic tendencies of the chancellor Kaunitz, he was able to rely on the steady support of the empress, who appreciated the wise and liberal policy of her brother-in-law.

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  • Conspicuous as a champion of orthodoxy against atheists, Jews and Protestants - without resigning this position, and still upholding practical orthodoxy - Charron suddenly stood forth as the representative of the most complete intellectual scepticism.

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  • He appeared there as the champion of the king and encouraged him in his reactionary policy.

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  • He is now the champion of freedom and purity of life, like Nathan when he confronted David for the murder of Uriah.

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  • The latter found their champion in Elijah, whose history reflects the prophetic teaching of more than one age.

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  • But the dispute lasted for many years (Leo of Armenia continuing to champion the cause of his great-nephew), and long occupied the attention of Innocert III.

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  • In these debates Douglas, the champion of his party, was over-matched in clearness and force of reasoning, and lacked the great moral earnestness of his opponent; but he dexterously extricated himself time and again from difficult argumentative positions, and retained sufficient support to win the immediate prize.

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  • 4 in., and of spare but muscular build; he had been in youth remarkably strong and skilful in the athletic games of the frontier, where, however, his popularity and recognized impartiality oftener made him an umpire than a champion.

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  • The king of WUrttemberg, ever the champion of German particularism, gave expression to his feelings by issuing a new constitution to his kingdom, and appealed to his relative, the emperor Alexander, who had not yet been won over by Metternich to the policy of war ii outrance against reform, and took this occasion to issue a fresh manifesto of his Liberal creed.

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  • In 1874, with his brother Alexander Forrest (born 1849), he explored eastwards from Champion Bay, following as far as possible the 26th parallel, and striking the telegraph line between Adelaide and Port Darwin; a distance of about 2000 m.

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  • During his service in the Senate (1849-1855) he was pre-eminently the champion of anti-slavery in that body, and no one spoke more ably than he did against the Compromise Measures of 1850 and the Kansas-Nebraska Bill of 1854.

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  • Leopold, therefore, who made his debut on the European stage as the executor of the ban of the Empire against the insurgent Liegeois, was free to pose as the champion of order against the Revolution, without needing to fear the resentment of his subjects.

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  • the champion of Hellas against the barbarian.

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  • He was also once more stirred up to play the part of a Hellenic champion in yet another Punic war.

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  • Pyrrhus (q.v.) came as the champion of the western Greeks against all barbarians, whether Romans in Italy or Carthaginians in Sicily.

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  • Still as Hellenic champion in Sicily he has no peer.

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  • Sparta could not only rely on voluntary co-operation but could undermine Athenian influence by posing as the champion of autonomy.

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  • There existed, however, a very ancient ition according towhichHorus and Seth were hostile brothers, nephew and uncle; and many considerations may be urged ipport of the thesis which regards their struggles as reminis:es of wars between two prominent tribes or confederations ribes, one of which worshipped the falcon Horus while the r had the okapi (?) Seth as its patron and champion.

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  • In August 1881 a small force sent by Raouf Pasha to arrest Mahommed Abmed was destroyed, and the latter, proclaiming himself the mahdi, stood forth as the champion of revolt.

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  • The heir to the throne was John's eldest son, Sigismund, already king of Poland and a devoted Catholic. The fear lest Sigismund might re-catholicize the land alarmed the Protestant majority in Sweden, and Charles came forward as their champion, and also as the defender of the Vasa dynasty against foreign interference.

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  • Shaftesbury had assiduously kept alive the anti-popery agitation, and Monmouth, as the champion of Protestantism, was received with every sign of popular delight.

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  • Bernard of Clairvaux, Innocent's champion, built up against Anacletus and his " half heathen king " a coalition joined by Louis VI.

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  • He had been reproved by Johann Eck for giving aid to Carlstadt ("Tace tu, Philippe, ac tua studia cura nec me perturba"), and he was shortly afterwards himself attacked by the great papal champion.

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  • Lord Rosebery maintained for the most part a sphinx-like seclusion, but in July 1901 he at last came forward strongly as the champion of the Liberal Imperialist section.

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  • The fact, no doubt, was that Mr Asquith, Lord Rosebery's chief lieutenant in the Liberal League, made himself from the outset a determined champion of free trade in opposition to Mr Chamberlain; and Lord Rosebery quickly came into line with the rest of the Liberal party on this question.

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  • They were deposited in the heart of Athens, and henceforth escaped slaves and all persons in peril sought and found sanctuary at the grave of him who in his life had been a champion of the oppressed.

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  • He threw his keen intellect and trenchant style into the cause of university reform, the leading champion of which was another fellow of University College, Arthur Penrhyn Stanley.

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  • Valerius Publicola, the champion of popular rights, further established the custom that the fasces should be lowered before the people, as the real representatives of sovereignty (Livy ii.

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  • He studied both law and medicine, but found his real vocation in politics, and at once constituted himself a champion of the most advanced opinions.

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  • Schelling was the main philosophical lion of the time; and in some quarters Hegel was spoken of as a new champion summoned to help him in his struggle with the more prosaic continuators of Kant.

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  • The people also saw his position and rallied round him; and the Humanists discerned in him a champion against the old intolerance against which they had been revolting in vain.

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  • Throughout he was conspicuous as an opponent of the extension of slavery, though he was never technically an abolitionist, and in particular he was the champion in the House of Representatives of the right of petition at a time when, through the influence of the Southern members, this right was, in practice, denied by that body.

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  • Himself a Roman Catholic of birth and genius, unfairly kept back in the race of life, he devoted his heart and soul to the cause, and his character and antecedents made him the champion who ultimately assured its triumph.

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  • Thus Antiochus entered Egypt as the champion of the rightful king and laid siege to Alexandria, which was held by the usurper.

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  • ignorant, suspicious of culture, champion of the monastic life,.

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  • To Mahommedans Mahmud is known, not only as a champion of the faith, but as a munificent patron of literature.

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  • He won pitched battles at Aligarh and Laswari, and captured the cities of Delhi and Agra, thus scattering the French troops of Sindhia, and at the same time coming forward as the champion of the Mogul emperor in his hereditary capital.

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  • Austria, once the champion of Europe against the Turk, saw in the Russian advance on the Danube a greater peril than any to be feared from the moribund Ottoman power, and made the maintenance of the integrity of Turkey a prime object of her policy.

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  • Christine was a champion of her own sex.

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  • Mr Crawford came back from the United States an ardent champion of the solitary system.

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  • With the murder of Othman the dynastic principle gained the twofold advantage of a legitimate cry - that of vengeance for the blood of the grey-haired caliph and a distinguished champion, the governor Moawiya, whose position in Syria was impregnable.

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  • Ali refusing to submit to this decision, Moawiya became the champion of the law,.

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  • As the austere champion of the precepts of Islam, he soon restored order in the whole district.

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  • He regarded himself as the champion of Islam and of the communion of the believers, and had among his intimates men of acknowledged devoutness such as Raja b.

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  • He was an ardent champion of the orthodox faith, repudiating all the extravagant doctrine preached by the Abbasid missionaries and formerly professed by his father.

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  • He took the idea that the Bank of the United States was leading the money power against him, and that he was the champion of the masses of democracy and of the common people.

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  • That meant that the masses recognized Jackson as their champion.

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  • Instead of managing the land by the constant repetition of the same processes, by a customary immobility of tenure and service, by communalistic restrictions on private enterprise and will, local society began to try improvements, to escape from the bounds of champion farming.

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  • The struggle fused with the personal contests of two men, rivals for the United States Senate, William McKendree Gwin (1805-1885, United States senator, 1850-1861), the leader of the pro-slavery party, and David Colbreth Broderick (1819-18J9), formerly a leader of Tammany in New York, and after 1857 a member from California of the United States Senate, the champion of free labour, who declared in 1860 for the policy of the Republican party.

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  • During these years he was perhaps the foremost champion of Union in the South, and strenuously opposed the Kansas-Nebraska Bill, which he declared prophetically would unite the various elements of opposition in the North, and render the breach between the sections irreparable.

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  • his assassination seems to voice his appreciation of the change in popular sentiment regarding the tariff laws of the United States and is the more remarkable as coming from the foremost champion for years of a form of tariff legislation devised to stifle international competition.

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  • Throughout the whole of Acts Paul never stands forth as the unbending champion of the Gentiles.

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  • His appeal to musicians was made in a threefold capacity, and we have, therefore, to deal with Liszt the unrivalled pianoforte virtuoso (1830 - r848); Liszt the conductor of the "music of the future " at Weimar, the teacher of Tausig, Billow and a host of lesser pianists, the eloquent writer on music and musicians, the champion of Berlioz and Wagner (1848-1861); and Liszt the prolific composer, who for some five-and-thirty years continued to put forth pianoforte pieces, songs, symphonic orchestral pieces, cantatas, masses, psalms and oratorios (1847-1882).

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  • If Beowulf, the champion of the Gautar, had already become a theme of epic song, the resemblance of name might easily suggest the idea of enriching history by adding to it the achievements of Beaw.

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  • His faith in a strong nationalistic policy was gradually undermined, and he finally became the foremost champion of particularism and the recognized leader of what is generally known as the "States Rights" or "Strict Construction" party.

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  • John Tulloch, principal of St Mary's College, St Andrews, wrote Theism, Leaders of the Reformation, Rational Theology and Christian Philosophy in England in the 17th century, and many other works, and was an effective champion of doctrinal liberty.

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  • Photius felt himself the champion of Eastern Christianity against Latin pretensions; and when in 863 Nicholas finally anathematized and deposed him, he replied by a counter-excommunication.

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  • Under the influence of these two men, five successive popes between 1045 and 1073 attempted a radical reform; and when, in this latter year, Hildebrand himself became pope, he took measures so stringent that he has sometimes been erroneously represented not merely as the most uncompromising champion, but actually as the author of the strict rule of celibacy for all clerics in sacred orders.

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  • Among the Baptist leaders gained from Congregationalism as a result of the awakening was Isaac Backus (1724-1806), who became the New England champion in the cause of religious liberty and equality, and the historian of his denomination.

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  • To sink in five years from the position of the champion of Protestantism to that of the common enemy of every Protestant power was a degradation not to be compensated by any amount of military glory.

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  • For this very reason the Sassanid Empire was the more constrained to champion Zoroastrianism.

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  • Distinguished humanists might sneer at him as "a garrulous sophist"; but from this time his ambition was not only to be the greatest scientific authority in Germany but also the champion of the papacy and of the traditional church order.

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  • He was undoubtedly the most conspicuous champion produced by the old religion in the age of the Reformation, but his great gifts were marred by greater faults.

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  • Leo of Armenia was naturally the champion of his great-nephew, Raymund Rhupen; indeed he had already claimed Antioch in his own right, before the marriage of his niece to Raymund, in 119 4, when he had captured Bohemund III.

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  • Opposition to him soon died out within his own denomination: it was more particularly directed against his polemic champion, Nevin, and it had its source more in the Dutch (than in the German) Reformed Church, and even there was confined more to the New Brunswick school (i.e.

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  • Juvenal is no organ of the pride and dignity, still less of the urbanity, of the cultivated representatives of the great families of the republic. He is the champion of the more sober virtues and ideas, and perhaps the organ of the rancours and detraction, of an educated but depressed and embittered middle class.

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  • On the outbreak of the Revolution Couthon, who was now a member of the municipality of Clermont-Ferrand, published his L'Aristocrate converti, in which he revealed himself as a liberal and a champion of constitutional monarchy.

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  • He has even gone so far as formally to express his sympathy with Paphnutius, the champion of the right of bishops to marry.

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  • Nevertheless, we cannot regard Catiline as an honest enemy of the oligarchy, or as a disinterested champion of the provincials.

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  • Rudolph never forgave the treachery of his brother, and was secretly negotiating (at the time when he again appeared as champion of Catholicism) with Christian of Anhalt, the leader of the German Protestants.

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  • DYMOKE, the name of an English family holding the office of king's champion.

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  • On this occasion the champion was Sir John Dymoke (d.

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  • 1546), champion at the coronations of Richard III., Henry VII.

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  • His nephew Henry (1801-1865) was champion at the coronation of George IV.

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  • The alarm was greater, as theology was still unreconciled with the Darwinian theory; and Clifford was regarded as a dangerous champion of the antispiritual tendencies then imputed to modern science.

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  • Her great champion Aetius showed less energy in her cause than he had shown in his defence of Gaul.

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  • The Rohillas were defeated by Colonel Champion in April 1774, and the majority of them fled across the Ganges; but the charges of destroying a nation, brought against Hastings by Burke and Macaulay, were greatly exaggerated.

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  • From this time she was the ardent champion of her husband's and son's rights; to her energy the cause of Lancaster owed its endurance, but her implacable spirit contributed to its failure.

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  • As the courageous champion of the rights of her son and her husband, Margaret must command a certain sympathy.

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  • He at once became the principal champion of Swiss Protestantism against the Lutherans as well as the Catholics, and was appointed chaplain to Protector Somerset.

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  • For many years afterwards, Bellarmine was held by Protestant advocates as the champion of the papacy, and a vindication of Protestantism generally took the form of an answer to his works.

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  • Roscellinus, the famous canon of Compiegne, is mentioned by himself as his teacher; but whether he heard this champion of extreme Nominalism in early youth, when he wandered about from school to school for instruction and exercise, or some years later, after he had already begun to teach for himself, remains uncertain.

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  • One of them, who followed his father's profession, made himself the champion of the others in disputing Leonardo's claim to his share, first in the paternal inheritance, and then in that which had been left to be divided between the brothers and sisters by an uncle.

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  • In spite of some failures, largely due to Demaratus's jealousy, Cleomenes strengthened Sparta in the position, won during his father's reign, of champion and leader of the Hellenic race; it was to him, for example, that the Ionian cities of Asia Minor first applied for aid in their revolt against Persia (Herod.

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  • During the rest of this Vicksburg campaign there was much friction between McClernand and his colleagues; he undoubtedly intrigued for the removal of Grant; it was Grant's opinion that at Champion's Hill (May 16) he was dilatory; and because a congratulatory order to his corps was published in the press (contrary to an order of the department and another of Grant) he was relieved of his command on the, 8th of June, and was replaced by General E.

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  • At the Reformation Lesley became a champion of Catholicism.

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  • The republic rewarded her champion with the further distinction of state counsellor in jurisprudence, and, a unique mark of confidence, the liberty of access to the state archives.

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  • In a speech in the Senate defending Van Buren against an attack by Henry Clay, Marcy made the unfortunate remark that " to the victors belong the spoils of the enemy," and thereby became widely known as a champion of the proscription of political opponents.

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  • The senate and the aristocracy disliked and distrusted him, but they felt that, should things come to the worst, they might still find in him a champion of their cause.

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  • Champion Merino Ram.

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  • At the great ecumenical council held at Constantinople in 381, he was a conspicuous champion of the orthodox faith; according to Nicephorus, indeed, the additions made to the Nicene creed were entirely due to his suggestion, but this statement is of doubtful authority.

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  • The church that they founded struck root, as that of Paulinus and Edwin had failed to do, and was not wrecked even by Oswalds deatn in battle at the hands of Penda the Mercian, the one strong champion of heathenism that England produced.

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  • But no sooner had he been promoted to the archbishopric than he put away his former manners, became the most formal and austere of men, and set himself to be the champion of the church party in all its claims, reasonable or unreasonable, against the state.

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  • privately approved of all that he had done, and regarded him as the champion of the Church, but he did not wish to quarrel with King Henry.

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  • Beckets death, then, gave a qualified triumph to the church party, and he was rightly regarded as the successful champion of his caste.

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  • the monks of Christ Church, Canterbury) met secretly and elected their sub-prior Reginald as archbishop. They sent him to Rome at once, to receive confirmation from Pope Innocent III., whom they knew to be a zealous champion of the rights of the Church.

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  • then to choose between buying off his English allies by great concessions, or taking up the position of champion of French interests.

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  • From this depth of despair the party which, with all its faults, represented the national sentiment of France was rescued by the astonishing exploits of Joan of Arc. Charles and joan Of his counsellors had no great confidence in the mission of this prophetess and champion, when she presented herself to them, promising to relieve Orleans and turn back the English.

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  • The king was bent on making the champion of the old order of Europe a peer.

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  • It contains the most popular place of pilgrimage in Oudh, the tomb of Masaud, a champion of Islam, slain in battle by the confederate Rajputs in 1033, which is resorted to by Mahommedans and Hindus alike.

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  • Thoroughly intellectualist, and rational, and supernaturalist, it has no one to champion it to-day, yet its influence is everywhere.

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  • Loisy may have successors who will champion theories of evolutionary transformation.

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  • It was not until the rise of Christianity as an historical religion that the difficulty of reconciling a belief in human freedom with a belief in the Divine government of the world became hand is the great champion of indeterminism.

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  • The lad was a born champion and buccaneer.

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  • Such men were Egil, the foe of Eirik Bloodaxe and the friend of lEthelstan; Kormak, the hot-headed champion; Eyvind, King Haakon's poet, called Skaldaspillir, because he copied in his dirge over that king the older and finer Eiriksmal; Gunnlaug, who sang at Æthelred's court, and fell at the hands of a brother bard, Hrafn; Hallfred, Olaf Tryggvason's poet, who lies in Iona by the side of Macbeth; Sighvat, Saint Olaf's henchman, most prolific of all his comrades; Thormod, Coalbrow's poet, who died singing after Sticklestad battle; Ref, Ottar the Black, Arnor the earls' poet, and, of those whose poetry was almost confined to Iceland, Gretti, Biorn the Hitdale champion, and the two model Icelandic masters, Einar Skulason and Markus the Lawman, both of the 12th century.

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  • The reformed doctrines were readily accepted in Strassburg about 1523, its foremost champion here being Martin Bucer, and the city was skilfully piloted through the ensuing period of religious dissensions by Jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, who secured for it very favourable terms at the end of the war of the league of Schmalkalden.

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  • About this time Barlaam, the Calabrian monk, began his attacks upon the monks of Athos, and Palamas came forward as their champion.

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  • But the anti-Semitic and antiDreyfusard spirit in certain French circles could not easily be quelled even then; and on the occasion of the translation of the remains of Emile Zola (Dreyfus's determined champion) to the Pantheon on the 4th of June 1908, Major Dreyfus was shot at and wounded by a fanatical journalist named Gregori, who was subsequently acquitted by a Paris jury of the charge of attempted murder, his own plea being that he had merely intended a "demonstration."

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  • Still less can it be appreciated in all its large wisdom and sustained self-mastery if it is viewed merely as a duel between the ablest champion and the craftiest enemy of Greek freedom.

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  • In the grasp of a more inexorable necessity, the champion of Greek freedom was borne onward to a more tremendous catastrophe than that which strewed the waters of Salamis with Persian wrecks and the field of Plataea with Persian dead; but to him, at least, it was given to proclaim aloud the clear and sure foreboding that filled his soul, to do all that true heart and free hand could do for his cause, and, though not to save, yet to encourage, to console and to ennoble.

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  • Herault, who was an ardent champion of the Revolution, took part in the taking of the Bastille, and on the 8th of December 1789 was appointed judge of the court of the first arrondissement in the department of Paris.

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  • This latter, indeed, appears to have been concocted by Gerald, an ardent champion of the English cause in Ireland, from genuine letters of Pope Alexander III., still preserved in the Black Book of the Exchequer, which do no more than commend King Henry for reducing the Irish to order and extirpating tantae abominationis spurcitiam, and exhort the Irish bishops and chiefs to be faithful to the king to whom they had sworn allegiance.'

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  • The scheme for a Roman Catholic University - of which Mr Arthur Balfour, speaking for himself and not for the government, made himself a prominent champion - was much canvassed in 1899, but it came to nothing.

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  • In fact, by the middle of the 6th century, and increasingly down to the period of the Persian Wars, Sparta had come to be acknowledged as the leading state of Hellas and the champion of Hellenism.

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  • The Franchise Act of 1884 was also one in which he took a leading part as a champion of the opinions of the labouring class.

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  • Cypron's dam was Selima by Bethel's Arabian from a mare by Graham's Champion from a daughter of the Darley Arabian and a mare who claims Merlin for her sire, but whose mother's pedigree is unknown.

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  • Pot-8-os: Waxy (D), Champion (D, L), Tyrant (D), Nightshade (0).

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  • applied in 753 to Constantine V., one of the worst destroyers of images, for aid against the Lombards, for the emperor of Byzantium was still regarded as the natural champion of the church.

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  • The Philistines, seeing their champion killed, lost heart and were easily put to flight.

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  • He now came forward as the professed champion and leader of the democracy, and, owing to the moderate abilities of his rivals and opponents, he was for some years undoubtedly the foremost man in Athens.

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  • It was the maintenance of the constitution in the face of the overwhelming tide of reaction that established his position as the champion of Italian freedom and earned him the sobriquet of Re Galantuomo (the honest king).

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  • One way of responding to breaches of Compact Plus commitments would be through publishing the adjudication of the Compact Champion.

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  • They may champion the cause of certain neglected poets from the past, or be asked to put together a themed anthology.

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  • thou art her champion, thou, her private friend, The party you wot on.

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  • As a former champion athlete Lord Coe had especially wanted to meet SINI athletes during his visit.

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  • World champion Katy Sexton won the 200m backstroke, ahead of Loughborough's Karen Lee.

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  • bantamweight champion in 1949.

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  • The box set contains 8 models and includes a heavy bolter, plasmagun and Champion components.

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  • He was a gentle tough nut who went on to be a champion Scottish amateur boxer.

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  • Latest News Boxing Clever for Mental Health Mind in Croydon have teamed up with three time world champion boxer, Duke McKenzie, .. .

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  • boxing champion Ricky Hatton to a fight.

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  • Also, the former Commonwealth middleweight boxing champion Michael Watson praised the improvement in sports/leisure facilities for disabled people.

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  • He emerged the champion, flying the burgee for Bembridge Sailing Club (BSC ).

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  • defending champion Ron Jones from Wales found himself in a slightly strange situation.

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  • In Athens, he became the first Olympic champion from Britain in the one-handed lift.

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  • He remains determined to be boxing's undisputed heavyweight champion.

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  • Do you know more than 1 former world champion?

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  • The European junior champion won a fine men's singles tussle with Nathan Rice of Bucks.

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  • champion boxers fight no-hopers in between serious bouts, just to keep their hand in.

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  • champion swimmer, however I didnât realize quite how special he is.

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  • champion Joseph quot legends of.

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  • Wayne Rooney has ' challenged ' boxing champion Ricky Hatton to a fight.

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  • He was proud of the fact that he once sparred with Bo-Bo Alson who was to become the middleweight champion of the world.

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  • And took up the development of wsop champion joseph quot legends of.

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  • The former chess champion Garry Kasparov, now active in Russian politics, wishes we wouldn't.

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  • You never know, the next world champion may soon be knocking on your door!

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  • chess champion Garry Kasparov, now active in Russian politics, wishes we wouldn't.

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  • claret jug was safely back in the hands of truly great champion.

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  • The British champion from Eastbourne in Sussex brushed aside her sixth-seeded opponent in 37 minutes to set up a semi-final clash with Nicol David.

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  • For further information on becoming a Champion or nominating a colleague, contact the Step team or look on the website.

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  • The world champion table football team, challenge all comers!

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  • Hereditary Champion of England who stood for the new Sovereign's right to rule following coronations.

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  • coverted title of Ride Inn, Ride Off Champion 2006.

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  • Kelly Fisher found her match being watched by an enthusiastic crowd of German fans who had heard that the world champion was in town.

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  • cruiserweight world champion, having won his first belt as a welterweight in 1980.

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  • decathlon champion, will soon start helping give advice to youngsters.

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  • Malta's Tony Brincat inflicted a rare defeat on the 2000 champion Joe Delaney.

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  • defending champion Ron Jones from Wales found himself in a slightly strange situation.

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  • Dr. Peter Christie said: " I'm absolutely delighted, everyone is a champion at Kingston.

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  • delighted, everyone is a champion at Kingston.

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  • denounce corruption and oppression, establishing the group as the musical champion of generations of Moroccans, Arabs and exiles.

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  • discus champion in 19 something won the ladies event.

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  • doughty evolution champion and prolific essayist Stephen Jay Gould.

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  • draughtsasn't too impressed but his mom advised him to become world champion drafts player first.

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  • Each man considers himself to be the genuine champion of inductive empiricism in the attempt to relate faith to history.

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  • Quotes and a Farewell It is with sadness 80 notes the passing of doughty evolution champion and prolific essayist Stephen Jay Gould.

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  • euphonium virtuoso is to join the current Welsh Champion Band with immediate effect.

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  • Yorkshireman Harris, three times the British Supersport champion, made a good impression, running fourth fastest on his Honda overall.

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  • featherweight champion in Nevada.

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  • He was a champion fencer, horseman and marksman, and did all the things expected of a man of his lineage.

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  • Curry kids are full of all-round promise Former British Amateur champion David Curry's two sons followed in dad's footsteps over the weekend.

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  • For the second year running he became National Age Group Champion for the 200m & 400m freestyle.

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  • The former Australian Olympic champion at the 200m freestyle, Duncan Campbell, considered what his response to Thorpe would have been.

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  • One possible champion is Lord Ron Oxburgh, the distinguished geologist who also happens to be chairman of Shell.

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  • Alonso edges out Schumacher Bahrain GP: World champion Fernando Alonso fended off Michael Schumacher to claim the first grand prix of the season.

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  • Elite Female Champion with new owner Nicholas Rogers who paid 2000 guineas.

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  • She's a former champion gymnast and this sentence is expected to get her back into training and out of trouble.

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  • Ross Brewer, British champion artistic gymnastics I am the current British Champion for menâs artistic gymnastics.

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  • We also serve Gold Medal sausages, excellent haggis and Charlie MacLeod's champion Stornoway Black Pudding.

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  • MotorSport Vision champion Dempsey was struggling with the set-up of his car and spun entering the hairpin.

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  • handball champion is the Spanish team, Bilbao.

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  • heavyweight champion warned by Adolf Hitler to beat Joe Louis or else?

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  • Each champion will organize small-scale community events and signpost vulnerable householders to energy advice.

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  • They span his remarkable 36 years as the US's foremost intellectual and anti-imperialist champion.

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  • Lindsay, AAA champion at U15 level last year locked horns with the 1999 ESAA junior boys javelin champion Andy Robinson.

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  • First over the line was the rainbow jersey of the world champion, worn by the Spaniard Oscar Freire.

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  • A former champion amateur flat jockey, her specialist subject is racing.

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  • Bad news for former champion jockey Kieron Fallon - the High Court on the Strand has refused to overturn his British riding ban.

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  • Kevin Darley ended up champion jockey riding a lot of horses I would have been on.

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  • He doesn't tell modeling in the wsop champion Joseph.

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  • Wpt champion Juan licenses its brand that wpt may the future and.

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  • judo champion Brian Jacks, perhaps the greatest ever Superstar athlete, won the title in 1978.

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  • Make no bones about it, there are limits to how tough a world judo champion can be.

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  • Order had been restored: the claret jug was safely back in the hands of truly great champion.

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  • junior champion won a fine men's singles tussle with Nathan Rice of Bucks.

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  • karate champion, defended himself and one of his attackers came off worse.

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  • lieatty D lay motionless, and with him out of the picture it looked like a new champion would be crowned after all.

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  • mandatory challenger for the WBO crown and is the reigning WBO North American Featherweight champion.

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  • Breaking into British waters, he took the British Youth Champion title in the 400m individual medley this year.

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  • Lewis, the British middleweight and welterweight champion, and European middleweight, lost the world light-heavyweight championship of 1922 to Georges Carpentier.

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  • middleweight boxing champion Michael Watson praised the improvement in sports/leisure facilities for disabled people.

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  • True or false: Entertainer Bobby Davro's father was a champion miler?

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  • They champion human rights and the protection of the Kurdish minority.

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  • Keep an eye out for the Statue of Towser the Cat - the world champion mouser.

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  • His rise back home was meteoric, and he is quite a champion of modern and contemporary Hungarian music.

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  • They clearly position him as an orthodox champion of Newtonian natural philosophy.

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  • Her career highlights also include interviewing champion boxer Amir Khan and veteran newsreader Trevor McDonald.

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  • The Eternal Champion is the original novella which was expanded to novel length, its most recent publication was in The Time Center Times.

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  • John B Kelly Jr. grew into a champion oarsman also. but even greater fame befell his daughter.

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  • Yeoh was teamed with blond American martial arts champion Cynthia Rothrock playing female " buddy " cops for that maiden action outing.

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  • pentathlon champion disappeared during a violent sandstorm.

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  • If sir Percy wins wins the champion stakes with a rating of 130 then that will be his rating for the season.

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  • She is the UK slam poetry champion and former Private Secretary to Home Secretary David Blunkett.

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  • Only one Theban champion died - and that was Eteocles who had faced his brother Polynices.

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  • And Gerard, the tireless promoter of the solo class, is the champion.

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  • Philip Wells has been nominated as a Reading Champion by Helen Dunning, who works as a freelance publicist.

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  • For over 40 years, Mick Easterby has trained many champion racehorses.

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  • rainbow jersey of the world champion, worn by the Spaniard Oscar Freire.

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  • A Champion chair user won't have to struggle to operate the recliner.

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  • Now we must champion the cause of a flexible, free trading, low tax, lightly regulated Europe.

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  • reserve champion.

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  • The working class was the only resolute champion of democracy and vanguard of a democratic revolution.

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  • retirement from athletics, as European, Olympic and World Champion.

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  • The current champion, at all the top four weight divisions, is sitting ringside with his pretty wife.

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  • risible level of commitment for a national champion of the internet.

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  • roan horse has won the Champion Hurdle, Anzio in 1962.

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  • Who is going to be the ultimate champion ready to take on the challengers at the royal rumble.

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  • The former British champion Bill Hartston said that " chess doesn't drive people mad, it keeps mad people sane " .

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  • On the contrary, we should champion free expression, fight to roll back state power and promote secularism.

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  • And the 2003 European Under 19 champion also got a nasty shock.

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  • shortlist of six contenders also included boxer Lennox Lewis, tennis player Tim Henman and world triple jump champion Jonathan Edwards.

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  • Selby parlayed the upset win into a semi-final showdown Saturday against Spanish national champion Golan.

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  • Three days later at the Royal Bath and West Winter Fair, two three-quarter ewe lambs sired by Aladin won the supreme champion pair.

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  • sizzle away on George Foremans versatile Double Champion indoor/outdoor grill - NOW WITH FREE STAND!

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  • A champion jet skier down under, McConnell is now even more successful on dry land.

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  • slam champion is certain she can again become a dominant force in the women's game.

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  • snooker champion will also attend the event.

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  • Steve Davis, former world snooker champion will also attend the event.

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  • Heat fifteen provided some brilliant speedway as Crump and reigning Elite League Riders ' Champion Bjarne Pedersen were locked in an invigorating duel.

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  • LTA talent spotters will be on the look out for kids who possess the innate sporting potential to be a future tennis champion.

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  • But one night in February 1983, armed and masked men burst into his stables and kidnaped the champion stallion.

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  • More ENGLISH SCHOOLS REPORT: Daley tips Tinkler for future stardom 10/7/06 FORMER Olympic champion Daley Thompson has tipped.. .

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  • steeplechase champion and multiple university champion, (but now by his own admission, lamentably slower ).

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  • table tennis coach Jason Clark and former British Champion, Joe Kennedy.

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  • talent spotters will be on the look out for kids who possess the innate sporting potential to be a future tennis champion.

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  • He was neither a wit nor a croquet champion, a hypnotic force nor a begetter of amateur theatricals.

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  • So, like a champion thoroughbred, Sideshow had to be put down.

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  • Are you so good you fancy yourself as a champion tipster?

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  • tireless promoter of the solo class, is the champion.

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  • The Champion 14ft trampoline is ideal for young children.

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  • Reserve Breed Champion was a two shear tup from M/s J & M Kerr.

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  • two-time world champion lost 5-1 to 16 year old Darren Dornan in front of just 49 people.

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  • In all my 30 years in badminton as an international umpire, I've never before played a world champion.

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  • It was rather unbecoming of a champion to have lost against lower rung players for the second day running.

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  • uncrowned featherweight champion of the world.

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  • Linguists solve crimes, champion the underdog and even help secure the future of humanity.

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  • welterweight champion, Ricky ' The Hitman ' Hatton, the choice of anthem was always going to be simple.

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  • welterweight boxing champion Kirkland Laing, who was arrested on suspicion of drugs offenses.

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  • When, however, in connexion with the quarrel about the archbishopric of Cologne (1837), political Catholicism raised its head menacingly, Leo turned against it with extreme violence in his open letter (1838) to Goerres, its foremost champion.

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  • Before he left Paris he had thrown himself with ardour into the controversy raging between the university and the Friar-Preachers respecting the liberty of teaching, resisting both by speeches and pamphlets the authorities of the university; and when the dispute was referred to the pope, the youthful Aquinas was chosen to defend his order, which he did with such success as to overcome the arguments of Guillaume de St Amour, the champion of the university, and one of the most celebrated men of the day.

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  • He proclaimed himself the champion of the old Roman gods, and as a response to the appeal of Ambrose, is said to have threatened to stable his horses in the cathedral of Milan, and to force the monks to fight in his army.

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  • He early became a Protestant champion, and the one extant anecdote of his youth occurs in his address "to the Godly and Christian reader" prefixed to his Plaine Discovery.

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  • Mendelssohn was the first great champion of Jewish emancipation in the 18th century.

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  • Very rich lodes of the metal have been found in the Northampton, Murchison and Champion Bay districts, and also in the country to the south of these districts on the Irwin river.

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  • Abd-ul-Hamid had always resisted the pressure of the European Powers to the last moment, in order to seem to yield only to overwhelming force, while posing as the champion of Islam against aggressive Christendom.

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  • He was again later the champion of the commoners of St Ives in the Long Parliament 1 Life of Sir H.

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  • They in return gladly accepted a champion who lent them the prestige and influence of the church.

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  • or Akhenaton, one of the sovereigns to whose govern ment the celebrated Tell el-Amarna letters from Palestine were addressed, was a zealous champion of the exclusive claims of the sun-disk God, Ra; but his policy died with him.

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  • He now stood forth as her champion; Mary took refuge with him at Dunbar, presented him, among other estates, with the castle there and the chief lands of the earldom of March, and made him the most powerful noble in the south of Scotland.

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  • In Homer he is represented as an ideal warrior, the champion of the Trojans and the mainstay of the city.

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  • He entered the House of Commons as Liberal member for Berwick-on-Tweed in 1885, but he was best known as a country gentleman with a taste for sport, and as amateur champion tennis-player.

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  • The people unhesitatingly awarded their "champion" a bodyguard of fifty men (afterwards four hundred) armed with clubs.

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  • Thus, in spite of his academic sympathy with liberal ideas, he became, together with Metternich, a champion of political stagnation, and co-operated willingly in the reactionary measures against the revolutionary movements in Germany, Italy and Spain.

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  • Whether innocent or guilty, however, her fate caused no regrets and her misfortunes did not raise a single champion or defender.

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  • Jehu (q.v.) became king as the champion of the purer worship of Yahweh.

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  • Elisha was apparently the champion, and posterity told of his exploits when Samaria was visited with the sword.

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  • When Alexander invaded the interior of the Eastern world, which had hitherto remained inviolable, he came as the champion of Hellenism.

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  • Finally the city of London - not only as the converted champion of religious liberty but as the convinced apologist of the Jews - sent Baron Lionel de Rothschild to knock at the door of the unconverted House of Commons as parliamentary representative of the first city in the world " (Wolf, loc. cit.).

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  • He had come to the front as a champion of the liberal party in the Union controversy within the Free Church, and in combating Dean Stanley's Broad Church views in the interests of Scotch evangelicism; and about 1875 he became the undisputed leader of the Free Church.

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  • There the hitherto indomitable champion of Caucasian independence was forced to surrender to the Russians on the 6th of September 1859.

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  • Enclosures must have been numerous in some counties; and there is a very good comparison between " champion (open fields) country and several," which Blith afterwards transcribed into his Improver Improved.

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  • It was in 1875 that the Smithfield Club first provided the competitive classes for lambs, and in 1883 the champion plate offered for the best pen of sheep of any age in the show was for the first time won by lambs, a pen of Hampshire Downs.

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  • In his Westminster review of Whately's Logic in 1828 (invaluable to all students of the genesis of Mill's logic) he appears, curiously enough, as an ardent and brilliant champion of the syllogistic logic against highfliers such as the Scottish philosophers who talk of "superseding" it by "a supposed system of inductive logic."

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  • Often as it has been heard before and since in the course of history, seldom has it had a more illustrious champion than Robert the Bruce.

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  • Napoleon's perfidy at Bayonne was so flagrant as to strip from him the mask of a champion of popular liberty which had previously been of priceless worth.

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  • But in the works edited by Montholon and Las Cases, where the political aim constantly obtrudes itself, the emperor is made again and again to embroider on the theme that he had always been the true champion of ordered freedom.

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  • The cycle contains a large number of episodes, such as the gaining of the champion's portion and the tragical death by the warrior's hand of his own son Connlaech.

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  • Paradoxically enough, it was now the turn for the papacy to exploit the name of Crusade for political ends, as the laity had done before; and it was left to the laity td champion the spiritual meaning of the Crusade even against the papacy.'

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  • Rodrigo Diaz, called de Bivar, from the place of his birth, better known by the title given him by the Arabs as the Cid (El Seid, the lord), and El Campeador, the champion par excellence, was of a noble family, one of whose members in a former generation had been elected judge of Castile.

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  • He rose to great distinction in the war between Sancho of Castile and Sancho of Navarre, in which he won his name of Campeador, by slaying the enemy's champion in single combat.

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  • By nature a violent partisan, the archbishop now showed himself the uncompromising champion of his order and his see.

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  • formidable she seemed called upon once more to champion the liberties of Greece.

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  • In 1829 the hand of its leaders was shown, when, in addition to its antagonism to the Masons, it became a champion of internal improvements and of the protective tariff.

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  • As a champion of the rights of conscience, and as the only one of the English bishops that dared to resist the king's will, Fisher commends himself to all.

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  • It was the most piquant feature of his life that he, one of the gilded youth, a connoisseur in wines, and a learned man to boot, had become agitator and the champion of the working man.

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  • On the death of Ninoslav in 1250, vigorous efforts were made to exterminate the Bogomil heresy; and to this end, Bela IV., who appeared as the champion of Roman Catholicism, Hungarian' secured the election of his nominee Prijesda to the banate.

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  • In this work Law shows himself at least 'the equal of the ablest champion of Deism.

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  • And it came to pass that the Kaiser, who deemed himself the champion of monarchical principle in Europe, should assist him and his retinue to reach Russia after the overthrow of the Tsar.

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  • But Nadir Kuli Khan came forward as the champion of Shah Tahmasp II., the rightful ruler, and drove the Turks from these provinces, capturing Tabriz.

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  • the stole is his obedience and servitude for our sakes; (3) the allegorical school, which treats the priest as a warrior or champion, who puts on the amice as a helmet, the alb as a breastplate, and so on.

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  • This anachronism arises from the fusion of the epic Guillaume with the champion of Louis IV., and from the fact that he was the military and civil chief of Louis the Pious, who was titular king of Aquitaine under his father from the time when he was three years old.

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  • The united Germany which he was prepared to champion was not the democratic state which the theorists of the Frankfort national parliament were evolving on paper with interminable debate, but the old Holy Roman Empire, the heritage of the house of Habsburg, of which he was prepared to constitute himself the guardian so long as its lawful possessors should not have mastered the forces of disorder by which they were held captive.

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  • Because light is accompanied by heat, he was the god of vegetation and increase; he sent prosperity to the good, and annihilated the bad; he was the god of armies and the champion of heroes; as the enemy of darkness and of all evil spirits, he protected souls, accompanying them on the way to paradise, and was thus a redeemer.

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  • Unfortunately, however, the brilliant epoch of the alliance of Liberalism and Catholicism, represented on its literary side by Chateaubriand and by Lamartine, to whose poetic school Herculano had belonged, was past, and fanatical attacks and the progress of events drove this former champion of the Church into conflict with the ecclesiastical authorities.

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  • Hence the strength with which a champion of the faith like Anselm insists on the subordination of reason.

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  • The first and most famous of these rulers was Gabriel Bethlen (q.v.), who reigned from 1613 to 1629, perpetually thwarted all the efforts of the emperor to oppress or circumvent his Hungarian subjects, and won some reputation abroad by adroitly pretending to champion the Protestant cause.

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  • For the next quarter of a century he, as the champion of legitimacy,was fighting the Revolution on countless battle-fields, and the fearful struggle only bound the Magyar nation closer to the Habsburg dynasty.

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  • A trial of strength took place between him and Mr de Justh, the champion of the extreme demands in the matter of Hungarian financial and economic autonomy; on the 7th of November rival banquets were held, one at Mako, Justh's constituency, over which he presided, one at Budapest with Kossuth in the chair; the attendance at each foreshadowed the outcome of the general meeting of the party held at Budapest on the 11th, when Kossuth found himself in a minority of 46.

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  • To humble the Habsburgs he aided the Protestant princes of Germany against the emperor, in spite of the strong opposition of the disappointed Catholic party in France, which had looked to the cardinal as a champion of the faith.

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  • The Church of England since the Reformation has been the chief champion of the principle of Episcopacy against the papal pretensions on the one hand and Presbyterianism and Congregationalism on the other.

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  • On the intellectual side the new movement found its champion and its Maecenas in Bishop Strassmayer, who for over 50 years devoted the surplus revenues of the wealthy see of Dya Kovo (Djakovo) to national purposes, and was mainly instrumental in founding at Zagreb the southern Slav Academy (1867), the first Croat university (1874) and a modern gallery and school of arts.

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  • The point at issue was, that neither in the polyphonic school, in which Zarlino was educated, nor in the later monodic school, of which his recalcitrant pupil, Vincenzo Galilei, was the most redoubtable champion, could those proportions be tolerated in practice, however attractive they might be to the theorist in their mathematical aspect.

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  • It was only later that it was seen that if Great Britain intended effectually to champion the Uitlander cause, the moment for a test of strength had inevitably arrived.

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  • champion who was patriarch of Antioch from 512 to 519.

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  • Gelo's general rule was mild, and he won fame as the champion of Hellas by his great victory over the Carthaginians at Himera.

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  • He appeared also as a Hellenic champion in the defence of Cumae against the Etruscans, and he attempted after the victory to found a Syracusan colony on the island of Aenaria, now Ischia.

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  • Dionysius was able, like Gelo, though with less success and less honour, to take up the role of the champion of Hellas.

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  • Syracuse passed through another reign of terror; the new despot proclaimed himself the champion of popular government, and had the senate and the heads of the oligarchical party massacred wholesale.

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  • Hutter was a stern champion of Lutheran orthodoxy, as set down in the confessions and embodied in his own Compendium locorum theologicorum (1610; reprinted 1863), being so faithful to his master as to win the title of "Luther redonatus."

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  • Colenso (a daughter of Bishop Colenso) constituted herself his champion in the press of Natal and Great Britain.

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  • 1045-1052) Nasir visited Mecca four times, and performed all the rites and observances of a zealous pilgrim; but he was far more attracted by Cairo, the capital of Egypt, and the residence of the Fatimite sultan Mostansir billah, the great champion of the Shia, and the spiritual as well as political head of the house of `Ali, which was just then waging a deadly war against the 'Abbaside caliph of Bagdad, and the great defender of the Sunnite creed, Toghrul Beg the Seljuk.

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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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  • of Anjou descended into Italy as champion of the papacy, and Manfred was defeated and killed (1266), the popolo, who had acquired wealth in trade and industry, was ready to rise.

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  • Of this hatred he was fully conscious; he knew that his subjects, even many of his own ministers, regarded Mehemet Ali as the champion of Islam against the " infidel sultan;" he suspected the pasha, already master of the sacred cities, of an intention to proclaim himself caliph in his stead.

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  • `Abdallah ibn Zobair (of the house of Hashim) immediately stepped forward in Mecca as the avenger of `Ali's family and the champion of religion.

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  • had left Frederick II., under the pope's guardianship. Innocent accepted the charge and posed as the champion of the infant king.

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  • In 1847 he was temporarily occupied with ideas of emigration, and with this object made a journey to Algiers, but returned to Baden and resumed his former position as the Radical champion of popular rights, later becoming president of the Volksverein, where he was destined to fall still further under the influence of the agitator Gustav von Struve.

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  • The long struggle between the municipality and the Austrian ministry arising out of the refusal to sanction the election (1895) of Dr Lueger, the anti-Semitic leader and champion, recalls in some respects the Wilkes incident in London.

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  • was heard of no more, and Percy made himself the champion of the young earl of March.

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  • As the God of Israel Yahweh becomes its leader and champion in war; he is a warrior, mighty in battle; but he is not a god of war in the specific sense.

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  • Vincent's Charlemagne is a curious medley of the great emperor of history and the champion of romance.

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  • In the meantime he had been successful in business, but he remained the sturdy champion of the poor.

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  • Charlemagne is chiefly venerated as the champion of Christianity against the heathen and the Saracens.

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  • The Franciscans began to urge fantastic' objections, and, when Savonarola insisted that his champion should bear the host, they cried out against the sacrilege of exposing the Redeemer's body to the flames.

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  • An enemy defined Comtism as Catholicism minus Christianity, to which an able champion retorted by calling it Catholicism plus Science.

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  • At public meetings, in the press, and in parliament he denounced the Turkish government and its champion, Disraeli, who had now become Lord Beaconsfield.

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  • It was not until the triumph of the northern dynasty was achieved through the prowess of an interested champion of the Ashikaga clan that the culture of ancient Japan revived.

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  • The Revue nationale was the champion of Liberalism, and came to an end in 1847.

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  • PHILOXENUS (Syriac, Aksenaya), of Mabbog, one of the best of Syriac prose writers, and a vehement champion of Monophysite doctrine in the end of the 5th and beginning of the 6th centuries.

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  • It was in reference to this incident that Pope, whose Catholic rearing made him detest the abettor of the Revolution and the champion of William of Orange, wrote in the Dunciad- "Earless on high stands unabash'd Defoe" - though he knew that the sentence to the pillory had long ceased to entail the loss of ears.

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