Civic Sentence Examples
It received civic rights in 1260.
The law of our being, so revealed, involves in its turn civic or political duties.
The civic aristocracies did not all arise in the same way.
Claudius, the new emperor, restored the civic rights of the Alexandrian Jews and made Agrippa I.
Hettstedt is mentioned as early as 1046; in 1220 it possessed a castle; and in 1380 it received civic privileges.Advertisement
When he returned, he resumed possession of his property and his civic status was unimpaired.
First, their independence of philosophy and the arts being assured, though they continued to regard " civic excellence " as their aim, it was no longer necessary for them to make the assertion of its claims a principal element in their exposition.
In recent times the general prosperity of the city, which is on the ascendant, has brought about a revival of domestic and civic architecture.
He was about to give an emphatic "no" to her question but then, in an inspirational moment of civic buck-passing, decided that talking to the law might be a pretty damn good idea.
The civic reaction was an example of the ephemeral nature of the public's interest.Advertisement
Byzantine walls at Sparta, as elsewhere, fortify only ancient acropolis not civic center; place of refuge at time of attack.
Therefore, he said, " The very future of civic activism could depend on how well you do in this respect.
The mural crown from the crest of the Boro of Romsey, is a common civic emblem.
A brass ensemble will play a Civic Fanfare conducted by Peter Lacy.
The excuse for such civic frivolity is the monarch's birthday.Advertisement
In terms of visual daring there's nothing else in the family hatchback segment to match the Civic's radical styling.
Adam Smith himself had a dash of civic humanism.
However, grand, modern designs are not the only reason for future civic pride in Thanet.
The family lies at the heart of my program for civic renewal.
Unfortunately the medals were not ready in time for the civic presentation and cardboard replicas had to be presented in lieu.Advertisement
If you can find the Civic Center you can find the hotel.
Once you are there simply take a right turn to the Civic Center Plaza.
If you are coming from the airport, get off at the Civic Center BART station and walk up Hyde Street.
Schweidnitz, dating from about the 11th century, received civic rights in 1250.
Ezekiel's own moral code is that of the prophets, which insists on the practice of the fundamental civic virtues.Advertisement
The podest marks an essentially transitional state in civic government, and his intervention paved the way for despotism.
Kossuth succeeded in granting them temporary emancipation, but the suppression of the War of Independence led to an era of royal autocracy which, while it advanced Jewish culture by enforcing the establishment of modern schools, retarded the obtaining of civic and political rights.
While in Russia this took the form of actual massacre, in Germany and Austria it assumed the shape of social and civic ostracism.
Equally distinguishedin natural science,philosophy and the administration of civic affairs, he takes a high place among the versatile savants of the ancient Greek world.
The centre of commercial and civic life of the older group of communities, as of the greater city of the classical age, was the Agora or market.
Dessau was probably founded by Albert the Bear; it had attained civic rights as early as 1213.
But experience had in the time of Epicurus shown the temporary and artificial character of the civic form of social life.
Music in Germany also receives a great stimulus from the existence, in almost every important town, of opera-houses partly supported by the sovereigns or by the civic authorities.
They communed together in a low voice for some time, till the burgomaster, succumbing to the influence of his potations, fumbled his way to his carriage with the assistance of some of his civic colleagues.
When Protagoras asserted " civic excellence " or " virtue " to be the end of educa-.
Excellent as a statement of the aim and method of Isocrates, and tolerable as a statement of those of Gorgias, these phrases are inexact if applied to Protagoras, who, making " civic virtue " his aim, regarded statesmanship and administration as parts of " civic virtue ", and consequently assigned to oratory no more than a subordinate place in his programme, while to the eristics - whose existence is attested not only by Plato, but also by Isocrates and Aristotle - and to Socrates - whom Grote himself accounts a sophist - the description is plainly and palpably inappropriate.
In 1109 Andernach received civic rights, passed in 1167 to the electors of Cologne, in 1253 joined the confederation of the Rhine cities and was the most southern member of the Hanseatic league.
From a very early period the little civic communities of Greece had sent forth numerous colonizing streams. At points so far asunder as the Tauric Chersonese, Cyrene and Massilia were found prosperous centres of Greek commercial energy; but the regions most thickly peopled by settlers of Greek descent were the western seaboard of Asia Minor, Sicily and the southern parts of the Italian peninsula.
Under the law of the 29th of June 1890 every Spaniard who is not debarred from his civil and civic rights by any legal incapacity, and has resided consecutively two years in his parish, becomes an elector on completing his twenty-fifth yearSoldiers and sailors in active service cannot vote.
It first appears in Roman history in the Second Punic War, and probably obtained full Roman civic rights from Julius Caesar.
The problem you'll have here is cutting one area or another too much could lead to marches, riots and general civic unrest.
The Civic Amenity sites will not accept trade, commercial, construction or demolition waste.
Carales was the only city with Roman civic rights in Sardinia in Pliny's time (when it received the privilege is unknown) and by far the most important place in the island; a Roman colony had been founded at Turris Libisonis (Porto Torres) and others, later on, at Usellis and Cornus.
Hence friction, at times, between the Reformers and civic authorities friendly to the Reformation; not as to whether there should be "discipline" (that was never doubted) but as to whether it should be ecclesiastical or municipal.
In the civic executive, as it existed to the time of Charles V., the deans of the two lower classes sat with the scabini and councillors.
The civic foundations which belong to this period, and which include the greater part of the massive ruins of Goulas and Anavlachos in the province of Mirabello and of Hyrtakina in the west, affect more or less precipitous sites and show a greater tendency to fortification.
These form, naturally and necessarily, the objective expression of moral ideas, and it is in some civic or social whole that the moral ideal must finally take concrete shape.
But the Khazars proper were a civic commercial people, the founders of cities, remarkable for somewhat elaborate political institutions, for persistence and for good faith - all qualities foreign to the Hunnic character.
At the very outset of his administration he therefore set himself to work, not only to improve the personnel of the government service, but by exhortations in his messages and public speeches to arouse a sense of civic responsibility both among office-holders and among all the citizens.
Founded in 1737 by the followers of Elias Eller, a religious enthusiast, Ronsdorf received civic rights in 1745.
On the market square stands the fine town hall (Rathaus), dating from the 15th century, with a handsome Renaissance faÃ§ade of a somewhat later date, and before it a stone statue of Roland, the emblem of civic power.
Their sanguinary violence was combined with an anti-religious policy, not atheistical, but inspired by mistrust of the clergy, and by a civic and deistic creed that was a direct outcome of the federations.
Whitby 's White Rabbit Trail, a walk and quiz devised by Whitby Civic Society is available from the Tourist Information Office in Whitby.
Civic republicanism is fundamentally an egalitarian form of politics.
In October 1996 he lambasted Belgium 's civic institutions for failing to protect the country 's children in the wake of a pedophile scandal.
A year ago Martin Bacon, chief executive of the Civic Trust, sounded a few warning bells.
His agenda to cut wastage of resources from the Council, started with the disposal of the Civic limousine.
By 1585 their numbers had risen to four and their duties had been established as musical night watchmen and civic entertainers.
In 2000 waterless urinal systems were introduced to all the gent 's toilets in the Civic Center and neighboring Arnot Hill House.
This program has been adopted in a number of communities all over the United States and is financed by local businesses, civic organizations, government agencies, school districts, and individuals.
The conventions are typically held at expo or convention centers, fairgrounds buildings, or other civic or community centers.
Public loans are available through government agencies, such as state and federal education agencies, while churches, civic organizations and specific schools offer loans privately.
Talk to your parents and relatives to determine if their employers or civic organizations offer scholarships for students.
Check with your church and local civic organizations to determine if any of those groups offer the opportunity to win money for college.
In what cultural or civic events and organizations do I want to be involved?
The site provides a top 25 list of the best places to retire, based on information such as median home price, average of clear skies reported annually, tax and crime rates, cultural and civic support, population, and so on.
There are thousands of charities and civic organizations crying out for helping hands, people with valued experience and time to make changes happen.
Other volunteer opportunities abound at hospitals, care centers, service organizations and civic clubs.
Today, Drayton Valley has a population of approximately 6,890 people and is home to more than 265 businesses, numerous civic groups and recreational facilities.
In Gran Turismo 4, you can even drive "normal" cars like the Honda Civic and the Ford Focus if you prefer.
In San Diego, children aged 6-17 can enjoy opportunities through the Civic Dance Arts Program.
The Civic Dance Arts Program also offers classes in jazz technique to adults aged 18 and older.
By this marriage, she conceived Eros, Himeros (the twin brother of Eros, and known as the god of desire), Deimos (god of fear), Phobos (god of panic), Harmonia (goddess of marital and civic harmony) and Anteros (god of reciprocal love).
The tombstone of your deceased relative can in-and-of-itself give some idea of your ancestor's religious or civic associations.
Membership in local civic organizations or charitable group will be an advantage when applying for a job at a Target department store.
A family member or friend, or even a local civic organization, can offer to pay the down payment for you.
On the other hand, buying a 2010 Honda Civic LX Coupe will run about $17,405, but the five-year ownership cost is $27,932.
But the nobility of a large country, even though used to act politically as an order, could never put on that orderly and legal character which distinguishes the true civic patriciates.
Another civic improvement was the plan that a permanent committee of citizens should be engaged in the solving of the housing problem, and that the chamber of commerce, cooperating with the state, should employ a director in charge of the Americanization programme in which the public schools and corporations cooperate.
It was as much as Matthias could do to keep the civic life of Hungary from expiring altogether, and nine-tenths of his burgesses were foreigners with no political interest in the country of their adoption.
Everywhere the civic communities were declining; even Buda and Pressburg were half in ruins.
It fell later to the counts of Henneberg; but, receiving civic rights in the 13th century, it maintained its independence as a free imperial city with few interruptions until 1803, when it passed to Bavaria.
It received civic rights in 1275, belonged to Lubeck and Hamburg conjointly from 1420 to 1868, and in the latter year was purchased by Hamburg.
There is no exact parallel in England to the conflict between these two classes in Scotland in the 16th century, or to the great continental revolution of the 13th and 14th centuries, by which the crafts threw off the yoke of patrician government and secured more independence in the management of their own affairs and more participation in the civic administration.
In some towns the victory of the artisans in the 14th century was so complete that the whole civic constitution was remodelled with the craft fraternities as a basis.
It is a very old town, having received civic rights in the 13th century, and from time to time Roman remains and other antiquities have been dug out of the sands.
The town, which obtained civic rights in 1200, also became the seat of the dukes of Schleswig, but its commerce gradually dwindled owing to the rivalry of Lubeck, the numerous wars in which the district was involved, and the silting up of the Schlei.
According to Plato (Prot., 318 E), he endeavoured to communicate "prudence" (6130vXia) to his pupils, "which should fit them to manage their households, and to take part by word and deed in civic affairs."
It received civic rights in 1225, and soon became a prosperous place, but much of its history consists of broils between the bishops and the citizens.
The various quarters are grouped around the principal mosque - the Jewish to the south-west, the Moorish to the south-east, that of the merchants to the north-east, while the new town with the civic buildings lies to the north-west.
About this time a body of Schoffen (scabini, jurats), fourteen in number, was formed to assist in the control of municipal affairs, and with their appointment the first step was taken towards civic representative government.
Traunstein received civic rights in 1375.
It has been superseded for municipal business by a new building, and now contains the civic archives and museum.
Its gradual acquisition of civic rights followed the same line of development as in the German episcopal cities.
It received civic privileges in 1286, the two other parts of the present town - LObenicht and Kneiphof - receiving them a few years later.
Tilsit, which received civic rights in 1552, grew up around a castle of the Teutonic order, known as the "Schalauner Haus," founded in 1288.
The relation between membership of the church and membership of the civic community has been mentioned.
Graudenz was founded about 1250, and received civic rights in 1291.
The ceremonies were attended by the President and Vice-President of the United States, the Chief-Justice of the Supreme Court, and a large number of eminent public men of both parties, who followed the hearse in a solemn procession, preceded by the mayor and other civic authorities, down Broadway.
Anklam, formerly Tanglim, was originally a Slav fortress; it obtained civic rights in 1244 and joined the Hanseatic league.
The Girondists were idealists, doctrinaires and theorists rather than men of action; they encouraged, it is true, the "armed petitions" which resulted, to their dismay, in the emeute of the 10th of June; but Roland, turning the ministry of the interior into a publishing office for tracts on the civic virtues, while in the provinces riotous mobs were burning the chateaux unchecked, is more typical of their spirit.
I n respect of civic rights no privileges of sex, birth or vocation are recognized.
The place is said to date from the 9th century; it obtained civic rights in 1208, and later became a member of the Hanseatic League.
Casimir the Great even tried to make municipal government as democratic as possible by enacting that one half of the town council of Cracow should be elected from the civic patriciate, but the other half from the commonalty.
The Czartoryscy, who were to dominate Polish politics for the next half-century, came of an ancient Ruthenian stock which had intermarried with the Jagiellos at an early date, and had always been remarkable for their civic virtues and political sagacity.
Magnesia continued under the kings of Pergamum to be one of the most flourishing cities in this part of Asia; it resisted Mithradates in 87 B.C., and was rewarded with civic freedom by Sulla; but it appears to have greatly declined under the Roman empire, and its name disappears from history, though on coins of the time of Gordian it still claimed to be the seventh city of Asia.
But neither his devotion to civic duty nor to the administration of the affairs of the Grand Army could ward off disaster.
In 1826 he published a third volume of the Christian and Civic Economy of Large Towns, a continuation of work begun at St John's, Glasgow.
Released from his religious obligations, Caesar now (81 B.C.) left Rome for the East and served his first campaign under Minucius Thermus, who was engaged in stamping out the embers of resistance to Roman rule in the province of Asia, and received from him the "civic crown" for saving a fellow-soldier's life at the storm of Mytilene.
Towns, which were to some extent founded after the conquest as centres of civilization for the Indians, were governed by civic officials appointed in the first instance by the governor of the province, but subsequently as a rule purchasing their posts.
Both classes were liable to civic burdens, but the incolae had none of the privileges of citizenship except a limited right of voting.
This is accounted for partly by the strong civic feeling which formed a bond of unity stronger than most sources of friction, and partly to the general prosperity of the towns, which removed any acute discontent.
The policy adopted by the early emperors of encouraging, within the limits of a uniform system, the independence and civic patriotism of the towns, was superseded in the 3rd and 4th centuries by a deliberate effort to use the towns as instruments of the imperial government, under the direct control of the emperor or his representatives in the provinces.
This policy was accompanied by a gradual decay of civic feeling and municipal enterprise, which showed itself mainly in the unwillingness of the townsmen to become candidates for local magistracies, or to take up the burdens entailed in membership of the municipal senate.
It benefited greatly during the 19th century from the care of the archduke John and received extended civic privileges in 1860.
Among other public buildings are the naval hospital, the British seaman's hospital (established in 1867), the civic hospital, admiralty (founded 1785), arsenal, dockyards and foundries, school of marine engineering, the cathedral of St Andrew, and the English church.
In the earlier days of the republic they were comparatively short and simple instruments, confined to the definition of civic rights and the establishment of a frame of government.
Schwerte received civic rights in the 12th century.
The rapid growth of the city, the character of the soil, and the high prices of material for street construction have led to a large and expensive civic organization.
In recent years, however, a new and healthier interest has sprung up in things political; and one result of this improved civic spirit is seen in the various laws for purification of elections.
Without doubt, opinion has been influenced in these countries by the fact that Rome has not been sufficiently strong to exercise any disturbing influence on the general course of national affairs, while in both its conspicuous members set a high example of private and civic conduct.
In 1618 Prince Maurice set out on a sort of pacific campaign, disbanding the civic guards in the various cities of Guelders, Holland and Zeeland, and occupying the places with troops on whom he could rely.
On the early morning of the 31st of July the prince's coup d'etat against the liberties of Utrecht and of Holland was carried out; the civic guard was disarmed - Grotius and his colleagues saving themselves by a precipitate flight.
The principal civic and commercial buildings are the Casa Consistorial, a fine Gothic hall (1369-1378), the Lonja or exchange (1383), and the Aduana or custom-house (1792).
Since then it has shared in most of the revolutionary movements that have swept over Spain, and has frequently been distinguished by the violence of its civic commotions.
Church festivals, civic and ecclesiastical processions are almost as animated and picturesque as in Seville itself; and many medieval customs continue to flourish side by side with the most modern features of industrial life, giving to Barcelona a character altogether unique among Spanish cities.
Schwelm is said to have existed as early as 1085, though it did not receive civic rights until 1590.
Thus a period of disorder saw the growth of representative institutions and the establishment of a strong civic spirit.
English mayors' and civic officials' robes are frequently trimmed with this fur in lieu of sable.
On the market square stands the fine town hall (Rathaus), dating from the 15th century, with a handsome Renaissance façade of a somewhat later date, and before it a stone statue of Roland, the emblem of civic power.
The earliest recognition of any civic organization they may have possessed they owed to Archbishop Hartwig II.
In the 13th century, however, whatever the civic organization of the townsfolk may have been, it was still strictly subordinate to the archbishop and his Vogt; the council could issue regulations only with the consent of the former, while in the judicial work of the latter, save in small questions of commercial dishonesty, its sole function was advisory.
Owing to the continued civic unrest it was again excluded in 1427, and only readmitted in 1433 when the old aristocratic constitution was definitively restored.
Saargemund, originally a Roman settlement, obtained civic rights early in the 13th century.
When in 1794 Cologne was occupied by the French, it was a poor and decayed city of some 40,000 inhabitants, of whom only 6000 possessed civic rights.
A civic league attempts to give a non-partisan estimate of all municipal candidates.
The diffusion of the Greek race far from the former centres of its life, the mingling of citizens of many cities, the close contact between Greek and barbarian in the conquered lands - all this had made the old sanctions of civic religion and civic morality of less account than ever.
Certainly, had the Greek colonies in India been active political bodies, we could hardly have failed to find some trace of them, in civic architecture or in inscriptions, by this time.
At Antioch itself great public works were carried out, such as were involved in the addition of a new quarter to the city, including, we may suppose, the civic council chamber which is afterwards spoken of as being here.
The old municipal patriciate, which used to form the connecting link between the bourgeoisie and the nobility, had disappeared, and a feeling of common civic fellowship had taken its place.
Without being so forward as the rival city of Augsburg to embrace the architectural fashions of the Italian renaissance - continuing, indeed, to be profoundly imbued with the old and homely German burgher spirit, and to wear, in a degree which time has not very much impaired even yet, the quaintness of the old German civic aspect - she had imported before the close of the 15th century a fair share of the new learning of Italy, and numbered among her citizens distinguished humanists like Hartmann Schedel, Sebald Schreier, Willibald Pirkheimer and Conrad Celtes.
The great cities of Flanders also, with their world-wide commerce and longestablished eminence in the arts, presented aspects of more splendid civic pomp and luxury.
A statue in the Vatican and a silver statuette in the British Museum perpetuate the type of its great effigy of the civic Fortune of Antioch - a majestic seated figure, with Orontes as a youth issuing from under her feet.
After a few years spent at an elementary school, he was apprenticed to a hosier at the age of eleven; He afterwards became successful in business in Nottingham, filled several civic offices, and was known for his philanthropy.
Both appear first in the 15th century, probably as results of the war for the Toggenburg inheritance (1436-50); for the intense hatred of Austria, greatly increased by her support of the claims of Zurich, favoured the circulation of stories which assumed that Swiss freedom was of immemorial antiquity, while, as the war was largely a struggle between the civic and rural elements in the Confederation, the notion that the (rural) Schwyzers were of Scandinavian descent at once separated them from and raised them above the German inhabitants of the towns.
Thus, supported by the civic authorities, he remained guardian of the convent of his order at Basel from 1519 till 1524, and even when he had to give up his post, remained in the monastery for two years, professing theology in the university.
In addition to his civic and political work he lectured on law, and produced, after thirty years of labour, his edition of the Codex Theodosianus.
That he should do so was only natural, since his position as a teacher of rhetoric was already secure when Protagoras made his first appearance in the character of a sophist; and, as Protagoras, Prodicus and the rest of the sophists of culture offered a comprehensive education, of which oratory formed only a part, whilst Gorgias made no pretence of teaching " civic excellence " (Plato, Meno, 95 C), and found a substitute for philosophy, not in literature generally, but in the professional study of rhetoric alone, it would have been convenient if the distinction between sophistry and rhetoric had been maintained.
Apart from politics he took a deep and active interest in the problems of capital and labour, was one of the organizers (1901) and the first president of the National Civic Federation, whose purpose was to solve social and industrial problems, and in December 1901 became chairman of a permanent board of conciliation and arbitration established by the Federation.
In 1226 Colmar became an imperial city, and the civic rights (Stadtrecht) conferred on it in 1274 by Rudolph of Habsburg became the model for those of many other cities.
Roman civic institutions perished; but probably parts of the population survived, and small Christian congregations with their bishops in most cases seem to have weathered all storms. Much of the city walls presumably remained standing, and within them German communities soon settled.
In no country is there such a clear grouping of the towns on geographical lines as in France, these geographical lines, of course, having in the first instance been drawn by historical causes Another feature is the extent to which, in the unruly times preceding the civic movement, serfdom had spread among the inhabitants even of the towns throughout the greater part of the country, and the application of feudal ideas to town government.
As elsewhere, at first none but the civic aristocracy were admitted to take part in the management of the town's affairs; but from the end of the 13th century a share had to be conceded to representatives of the crafts.
A strict line of demarcation, however, remains in the mutual oath which forms the basis of the civic community in both varieties of the latter, and in the fact that the ville libre stands to its lord in the relation of vassal and not in that of an immediate possession.
His efforts resulted in their liberation; he went himself to Brest in search of them; and a civic feast was decreed on his behalf and theirs, which gave occasion for one of the few poems published during his life by Andre Chenier.
One mass of Greek and Roman erudition, including history and metaphysics, law and science, civic institutions and the art of war, mythology and magistracies, metrical systems and oratory, agriculture and astronomy, domestic manners and religious rites, grammar and philology, biography and numismatics, formed the miscellaneous subject-matter of this so-styled rhetoric. Notes taken at these lectures supplied young scholars with hints for further exploration; and a certain tradition of treating antique authors for the display of general learning, as well as for the elucidation of their texts, came into vogue, which has determined the method of scholarship for the last three centuries in Europe.
The government of the town was vested in the patrician families, who, contrary to the usual course of events in the free towns, succeeded in permanently excluding the civic gilds from all share of municipal power, although in 1347 there was a sharp rising against this oligarchy.
The last-named official soon confined himself to the judicial magisterial office, and a further increase in the numbers of the council having taken place by the appointment of 8 nominees of the king, a municipal council of 34, under the direction of the senior consul or burgomaster, dealt with matters exclusively civic. Later this council (the kleine Rat) was increased to 42 members, 8 of whom belonged to the artisan class.
Questions of railways, of franchises, union scales and the recognition of the union in contracts, questions of sheep and cattle interests, politics, civic, legal and industrial questions, all entered into the economic troubles of these years.
Like Protagoras, he professed to train his pupils for domestic and civic affairs; but it would appear that, while Protagoras's chief instruments of education were rhetoric and style, Prodicus made ethics prominent in his curriculum.
Though he discharged his civic duties in spite of a frail physique, he emphasized the sorrows of life; and yet he advocated no hopeless resignation, but rather the remedy of work, and took as his model Heracles, the embodiment of virile activity.
But while he notes that in Perth the act was that of "the rascal multitude," he was glad to claim in St Andrews the support of the civic "authority"; and indeed the burghs, which were throughout Europe generally in favour of freedom, soon became in Scotland a main support of the Reformation.
In the beginning of the next century it had grown to the size of a small town and was granted civic rights and surrounded with walls, and in the course of the following centuries was frequently attacked and even devastated.
In order to avoid the intestine strife so common in Italian civic life, it soon became the custom to select a stranger to fill this position.
Concerning Rome, Gregorovius says that in 1205 "the pope changed the form of the civic government; the executive power lying henceforward in the hand of a single senator or podesta, who, directly or indirectly, was appointed by the pope."
Most of these new cities were based on older settlements; but the essential point is, that they were peopled by Greek and Macedonian colonists, and enjoyed civic independence with laws, officials, councils and assemblies of their own, in other words, an autonomous communal constitution, under the suzerainty of the empire.
The native population of these villages and rural districts, at first, had no civic rights, but were governed by the foreign settlers.
Useful work has been done in the compilation of statistics of the various conditions affecting the science, such as the rates with which the various classes of society in ancient and modern nations have contributed in civic usefulness to the population at various times, the inheritance of ability, the influences which affect marriage, &c.
Shadwell (Industrial Efficiency, London, 1906) describes it as representing " the most complete application of science, order and method of public life," adding it is a marvel of civic administration, the most modern and most perfectly organized city that there is."
The city hall and court-house is one of the finest civic buildings in North America.
It is in the Romanesque style, and accommodates all the civic offices, the board of education, the police and county courts, &c. Many of the churches are worthy examples of good architecture.
To the high conception of Italian nationality, to the belief in that spiritual unity which underlay her many discords and divisions, Petrarch attained partly through his disengagement from civic and local partisanship, partly through his large and liberal ideal of culture.
These pontifical "annals" thus came to be a sort of civic history..
Schleiz was originally a Slav settlement, but received civic privileges in 1359.
Dr Bushnell was greatly interested in the civic interests of Hartford, and was the chief agent in procuring the establishment of the public park named in his honour by that city.
It received civic rights early in the 13th century.
The important van der Hoop collection arose out of bequests by Adrian van der Hoop and his widow in 1854 and 1880; but the most famous pictures in the Ryks Museum are perhaps the three which come from the Trippenhuis, namely, the so-called "Nightwatch" and the "Syndics of the Cloth Hall" by Rembrandt, and the "Banquet of the Civic Guard," by van der Helst.
The earliest charters conveying civic privileges in the county of Holland date from his reign - those of Geertruidenberg (1213) and of Dordrecht (1220).
This count did much to encourage civic life and to develop the resources of the country.
Prefects and subprefects are appointed by the state, but the chief civic officials are elected.
The belfry which rises in the centre of the facade dates from the end of the 13th century; it has long been famous for its chime of bells, but the civic fathers have caused modern airs to be substituted for the old hymn.
Its civic rights were confirmed in 1404, and since 1599 it has been the residence of the ruling house of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt.
It is mentioned in 1207 and received civic rights in 1235.
Gorlitz existed as a village from a very early period, and at the beginning of the 12th century received civic rights.
It received civic rights about 1400.
He lost his professorship in 1867 with his civic rights, when he was condemned to fifteen months' imprisonment for his share in a secret society.
Barmen, although mentioned in chronicles in the 11th century, did not attain civic rights until 1808, when it was formed into a municipality by the grand-duke of Berg.
The most extraordinary symptom of the timewas a civic revolt at Bristol (1316), where thetownsfolk expelled the royal judges, and actually stood a siege before they would submit.
The conference was continued, but, while it was in progress, the mayor brought up the whole civic militia of London, who had taken arms when they saw that the triumph of the rebels meant anarchy, and rescued the king out of the hands of the mob.
The inhabitants present a remarkable conglomeration of different races, various nationalities, divers languages, distinctive costumes and conflicting faiths, giving, it is true, a singular interest to what may be termed the human scenery of the city, but rendering impossible any close social cohesion, or the development of a common civic life.
After the Séance Royale the municipal authority, conscious of its own weakness, allowed them to meet at the Hotel de Ville, where they proceeded to consider the formation of a civic guard.
The project of a civic guard was then adopted.
The marquis Lafayette, doubly popular as a veteran of the American War and as one of the nobles who heartily upheld the cause of the Assembly, was chosen commandant of the new civic force, thenceforwards known as the National Guard.
On the 29th of November the Assembly decreed that every nonjuring clergyman must take within eight days the civic oath, substantially the same as the oath previously administered, on pain of losing his pension and, if any troubles broke out, of being deported.
They were thus driven to rely upon the armies, which also desired war and were becoming less and less civic in temper.
More singular was the influential position assigned, in civic legislation and administration, to the clergy, to whom in conjunction with the councillors, there was even, in certain cases, an appeal from the judgment of the scabini.
Gorgias and Protagoras are only representatives of what was really a universal tendency to abandon dogmatic theory and take refuge in practical matters, and especially, as was natural in the Greek city-state, in the civic relations of the citizen.
The Sophists had studied these matters superficially indeed but with thoroughness as far as they went, and it is not remarkable that they should have taken the methods which were successful in rhetoric, and applied them to the " science and art " of civic virtues.
What account, then, was to be given of ordinary " civic " bravery, temperance and justice?
Hence the paramount importance of education and discipline for civic virtue; and even for future philosophers such moral culture, in which physical and aesthetic training must co-operate, is indispensable; no merely intellectual preparation will suffice.
It is only the lowest form of virtue - the " civic " virtue of Plato's Republic - that is employed in regulating those animal impulses whose presence in the soul is due to its mixture with the body; higher or philosophic wisdom, temperance, courage and justice are essentially purifications from this contagion; until finally the highest mode of goodness is reached, in which the soul has no community with the body, and is entirely turned towards reason.
By the recognition of this law the church was constituted as an ordered community, essentially distinct from the State; the distinction between the two was emphasized by the withdrawal of the early Christians from civic life, to avoid the performance of idolatrous ceremonies imposed as official expressions of loyalty, and by the persecutions which they had to endure, when the spread of an association apparently so hostile to the framework of ancient society had at length alarmed the imperial government.
Again, the opposition between the natural world and the spiritual order into which the Christian has been born anew led not merely to a contempt equal to that of the Stoic for wealth, fame, power, and other objects of worldly pursuit, but also, for some time at least, to a comparative depreciation of the domestic and civic relations of the natural man.
Patriotism, again, and the sense of civic duty, the most elevated of all social sentiments in the Graeco-Roman civilization, tended, under the influence of Christianity, either to expand itself into universal philanthropy, or to concentrate 1 E.g.
Wismar is said to have received civic rights in 1229, and came into the possession of Mecklenburg in 1301.
Years before the danger from Macedon was urgent, Demosthenes had begun the work of his life, - the effort to lift the spirit of Athens, to revive the old civic loyalty, to rouse the city into taking that place and performing that part which her own welfare as well as the safety of Greece ca uses.
The Austrians soon lost all control of the city, the arsenal was seized by the revolutionists, and under the direction of Manin a civic guard and a provisional government were instituted.
On his return to Egypt he revenged himself by curtailing the religious liberty of the Alexandrian Jews, and by depriving of their civic rights all who refused to worship Bacchus.
The Detroit Board of Commerce, organized in 1903, brought into one association the members of three former bodies, making a compact organization with civic as well as commercial aims. The board has brought into active co-operation nearly all the leading business men of the city and many of the professional men.
It obtained civic rights in 1099 and, although destroyed by the archbishop of Magdeburg in 1199, it was soon rebuilt.
This meant that civic amenity and bring sites made up a smaller proportion of 66% instead of 69% in 2001/2002.
The annual Provincial Police Awards recognize bravery or devotion to civic duty in support of the police.
The Civic Trust is an independent, national charity, founded in 1957.
There are also civic amenity sites in Droylsden and Stalybridge where you can recycle a wide range of materials.
But to claim that a truly civic culture of engagement and participation can be enabled in any other way looks increasingly threadbare.
For the UK authorities to deny such a prominent civic leader the chance to be heard seems totally counterproductive.
This article looks at the form, civic engineering and sustainability credentials of this newly opened building.
The mural crown is a common symbol of civic government and the ram links the arms with the County.
After that I found that Civic Forum stands even more against me and against those who were fighting the communist dictatorship.
Obviously the stage at Brierley Hill Civic was not large enough to accommodate their inflated ego 's.
Ian [resident theater electrician at the Civic] left to go to Bristol.
There is a more pointedly specific movement afoot, however, the movement for " civic journalism.
The main campus is an ideal venue taking full advantage of the University's prime location in Cardiff's civic center.
None of these will necessarily favor a European civic culture based upon the values of some kind of liberal multiculturalism.
Unlike the republican ideal of ' civic virtue ' then, ' social capital ' is morally neutral.
Today a highly ornate mace forms the centerpiece in the civic regalia of many councils across the country.
Good morrow my masters all - playing music as they performed their night watch duties as well as in civic pageantry.
This is the " great British society founded on a new civic patriotism that we seek to build " .
To be recognized as a civic pioneer, a local authority need not take on new responsibilities.
A civic reception will be held at Copenhagen City Hall, Monday 14 August, 2006.
In October 1996 he lambasted Belgium's civic institutions for failing to protect the country's children in the wake of a pedophile scandal.
The FACILITIES GROUP ensures that the civic offices are able to provide a suitable environment for staff to deliver quality services.
But the emergence of modern suburbia changed cities, shifting the focus from the civic to the domestic sphere.
If luxurious accommodations and superior location are what you look for in a hotel, then Holiday Inn Civic Center is your dream property.
Situated in the up- and-coming South of Market District, this particular Holiday Inn is just minutes from San Francisco's Civic Center and Financial District.
You can book your stay at the Holiday Inn Civic Center in San Francisco by visiting the hotel's website or by calling 877-252-1169.
Groups get together to craft for charity, such as in the AIDS quilt project, and many churches and other civic groups hold crafting sessions for charity organizations.
Some may choose to serve out of a sense of a civic duty to the community.
This can be a great way for schools, sports teams, civic organizations and other nonprofit entities to build a steady revenue stream that brings in funds month after month.
These floats retain the same theme year after year; civic groups, school athletic teams, and businesses rent them instead of building.
Civic organizations like the Lions Club, Kiwanis, and American Legion are filled with men and women who are charitable by nature.
Forensic accounting in fact probably first came to public awareness during the O.J. Simpson civic trial when the plaintiffs used forensic accountants to search for undeclared assets.
Careers in counseling, human services, overseas or missionary work, civic or political organizations, or writing and editing can benefit a resume greatly.
If you are active in civic or charitable organizations in your community, this optional section provides you with a way to share that information with prospective employers.
Small cars are especially popular in Canada, where according to GoodCarBadCar.com, the Honda Civic, Mazda 3, and Toyota Corolla are the three top-selling vehicles.
The average weight for a compact vehicle, like a Honda Civic, is about 3,000 to 4,500 pounds.
The automaker manufactures and markets popular vehicles like the Accord, Civic, and CRV, and Honda is also the parent company to luxury auto brand Acura.
Auto reviews raved about the ability of the sports model to compete with the likes of the Honda Civic Si or the Chevy Cobalt SS.
Fun and festive, patriotic craft projects combine your civic pride, holiday spirit, and creativity all in one.
Considerable resources have been invested in community programs dedicated to improving safety, educational opportunity, and civic participation.
Other times they are publicity or civic events where you'll find folks gathering in business suits and dress clothes.
Flourishing communities were likewise to be found in Hainault, Namur, Cambrai and the other southern districts of the Netherlands, but nowhere else the vigorous independence of Ghent, Bruges and Ypres, nor the splendour of their civic life.
No troops are now stationed here, and the barracks have been utilized for a jail, a lunatic asylum and other civic buildings.
In short, the shutting out of the old nobility was, if not the formation of a new nobility, at least the formation of a Civic new privileged class.
It never could come so nearly as a civic patriciate could to being something like the rule of the best in any sense of those words.
Suhl, which obtained civic rights in 1527, belonged to the principality of Henneberg, and formed part of the possessions of the kingdom of Saxony assigned to Prussia by the Congress of Vienna in 1815.
No government is involved in these organizations, which are instead driven by a combination of religious and civic motives.
Though these institutions borrowed high-sounding titles from antiquity, they wen in reality imitations of the Lombard civic system.
Caub, first mentioned in the year 983, originally belonged to the lords of Falkenstein, passed in 1277 to the Rhenish Palatinate, and attained civic rights in 1324.
Now many of these tendencies were carried into those Italian cities where the civic nobility was a half-tamed country nobility; but they have no place in the true civic aristocracies.
Earlier in that year he claimed for the public the right of printing an account of the debates in parliament, and after a protracted struggle between the ministerial majority and the civic authorities, the right was definitely established.
Noblemen dwelling within the walls of the towns were especially exempted from all civic burdens, while every burgess who bought an extra-mural estate was made to pay double for the privilege.'
The nobility which was thus formed at Venice is the very model of a civic nobility, a nobility which is also an aristocracy.
Mr Taft delivered the Dodge lectures at Yale University in 1906 on the Responsibilities of Citizenship, published as Four Aspects of Civic Duty (1906).
Her thirst for glory had long since been slaked, and she longed for peaceful enjoyment of the civic boons which he had conferred upon her in that greatest period of his life, the Consulate.
In the light of this knowledge we shall be able to formulate the moral code, which, in turn, will serve as a criterion of actual civic and social institutions.
From this fact arises the ground of political obligation, for the institutions of political or civic life are the concrete embodiment of moral ideas in terms of our day and generation.
His mother, Barbara Watzelrode, belonged to a family of high mercantile and civic standing.
The member of a civic nobility is more than a member of an order; he is a member of a corporation; he has no powers, he has hardly any being, apart from the body of which he is a member.
The island, having been at first the property of Neapolis, and later of the emperors, never had upon it any community with civic rights.
It is obvious that the final moral ideal is not realized in any body of civic institutions actually existing, but the same analysis which demonstrates this deficiency points out the direction which a true development will take.
The fact that its product is shut out of its natural markets, without gaining that of the United States, is also a great handicap. The civic status of the people is still unsettled, but there has been under American rule a notable advance in the well-being of the island.
But it would appear that even in their case some civic rights were reserved and accorded only to their children by a female citizen.
The conception of a permanent confederation, bound together in offensive and defensive alliance for common objects, has not occurred to these hard fighters and stubborn asserters of their civic privileges.
The conflict is a social one, between civic and feudal in.stitution.s, between commercial and military interests, between progress and conservatism.
And, if no government on earth ever fully carried out the literal meaning of aristocracy as the rule of the best, these civic nobilities come nearer to it than any other form of government.
Here we can attempt only a general survey of the events, political, civic and social, which heralded the Risorgimento in its first phase.
Among other public buildings may be enumerated the civic hall, the law courts and the old town-hall.
In the midst of the French Revolution respect for civic festivals was sternly enacted, but sacrilege was an almost daily matter of state policy.
On his visit to Toulouse in 1665, with a mission from the Cartesian chiefs, his lectures excited boundless interest; ladies threw themselves with zeal and ability into the study of philosophy; and Regis himself .was made the guest of the civic corporation.
It seems inconceivable, however, that any other site should have been preferred by the primitive settlers to the Acropolis, which offered the greatest advantages for defence; the Pnyx, owing to its proximity to the centres of civic life, can never have been deserted, and that portion which lay within the city walls must have been fully occupied when Athens was crowded during the Peloponnesian War.