I guess I wanted to ask you the classic question.
Isn't that a classic definition of good politician?
It has passed through a far greater number of editions than any other work on natural history in the whole world, and has become emphatically an English classic - the graceful simplicity of its style, the elevating tone of its spirit, and the sympathetic chords it strikes recommending it to every lover of Nature, while the severely scientific reader can scarcely find an error in any statement it contains, whether of matter of fact or opinion.
Anatole was sitting upright in the classic pose of military dandies, the lower part of his face hidden by his beaver collar and his head slightly bent.
That was a classic indicator in a questionable suicide.
Her beauty was cool and classic, like that of the man before her.
Among the public buildings are the town hall, classic in style; the market house, and literary and scientific institution, with a museum containing a fossil collection from the limestone of the locality.
Check out the restaurant's classic offerings such as dim sum and dumplings, or branch out a bit with some airy pepper-salted squid.
The boys fighting over a girl in the schoolyard was a classic display of machismo.
She didn't have Jenn's drop dead, gorgeous beauty or Sofi's classic, cool beauty.
Choose from specialty sandwiches (including vegetarian options), burgers and classic diner selections such as hot open-faced platters.
The church of St Mary and St Modwen is classic in style, of the 18th century, but embodies some remains of an ancient Gothic building.
The style of all the ruins is late classic and highly ornate, but without refinement.
The classic, white-linen dining room is elegant, service is impeccable, and the steaks--hand-selected, aged and grilled to perfection--are the best you'll ever sink your teeth into.
Douglas's longest, last, and in some respects most important work is his translation of the Aeneid, the first version of a great classic poet in any English dialect.
Lydia Larkin stood, feet apart, in the classic shooting position, both hands clamped on her smoking gun.
He graduated senior classic and 30th wrangler, and was elected a fellow of his college.
The restaurant's seasonal gourmet menu features playful and inventive versions of classic comfort foods.
The classic term "camelopard," probably introduced when these animals were brought from North Africa to the Roman amphitheatre, has fallen into complete disuse.
He was remarkable as a painter of decorative landscapes and classic ruins, somewhat in the style of Canaletto, but without his delicacy of touch; he appears also to have been influenced by Nicolas Poussin.
Then his interest was aroused by some letters on botany which fell into his hands, and from botany he turned to the study of the classic poets, and to the writing of verses himself.
In June 1843, on the occasion of the completion of the Bunker Hill monument, Webster delivered another classic oration.
The mood was Victorian, and the music was classic.
A car is a classic.
His great work The American Commonwealth, which appeared in 1888, was the first in which the institutions of the United States had been thoroughly discussed from the point of view of a historian and a constitutional lawyer, and it at once became a classic. His Studies in History and Jurisprudence (1901) and Studies in Contemporary Biography (1903) were republications of essays, and in 1897, after a visit to South Africa, he published a volume of Impressions of that country, which had considerable weight in Liberal circles when the Boer War was being discussed.
Under the name of Humayun Nama (Imperial Book) 'Ali Chelebi made a highly esteemed translation of the well-known Persian Classical classic Anvar-i Suheyli, dedicating it to Suleiman I.
The book attained an almost unprecedented popularity both in America and in Europe, where it was translated into several languages; and it came to be considered a classic. Immediately after the appearance of this book Dana began the practice of law, which brought him a large number of maritime cases.
Father Claude de Lingendes (1591-1660) has been looked upon as the father of the classic French sermon, although his own conciones were invariably written in Latin, but his methods were adopted in French, by the school of Bourdaloue and Bossuet.
These are the great classic preachers whose discourses continue to be read, and to form an inherent pare of the body of French literature.
Up to about the middle of the 19th century it was supposed that transits of Venus across the disk of the sun afforded the most trustworthy method of making the determination in question; and when Encke in 1824 published his classic discussion of the transits of 1761 and 1769, it was supposed that we must wait until the transits of 1874 and 1882 had been observed and discussed before any further light would be thrown on the subject.
Struve's classic number, universally accepted during the second half of the 19th century, was 20.445".
The town-hall, a large florid building of Classic order, stands on an eminence, and its clock tower forms a landmark; it contains the spacious Centennial Hall (commemorating the first Australian colonization here in 1787), and has one of the finest organs in the world.
Such language was excusable in the men of the Renaissance, fighting the battle of classic form and beauty and of the manysidedness of life against the barbarous terminology and the monastic ideals of the schools, or in the protagonists of modern science.
On account of the classic purity of his style in prose, Faludi was known as the " Magyar Cicero."
1894), whose Szerelem Konyve (" Book of Love ") has become a popular classic; Victor Dalmady, who published in the 'nineties his Hazafias Koltemenyek (Patriotic Poems); and Ladislas Arany, son of the great John.
10 and 25 and March 6) which will remain the classic documents of the controversy, and reduced his opponents to silence, though not to surrender.
It is simple and severe, classic yet instinct with life and noble in form; and in it he touched the high-water mark of his career.
Madame de Stael was dead; Chateaubriand, though alive, was something of a classic, and had not effected a full revolution.
Either to the 10th or the 11th century must be referred the name of another Arabian physician who has also attained the position of a classic, Abu'l Qasiin or Abulcasis, of El-Zahra, near Cordova, in Spain.
The Rhine was the classic river of the middle ages; and probably the Tiber alone is of equal historical interest among European rivers.
Relations came to his aid, and presently his anxieties were relieved by Francis Martin, bursar of Trinity, who gave him liberal help. Benson took his degree in 1852 as a senior optime, eighth classic and senior chancellor's medallist, and was elected fellow of Trinity in the following year.
The classic style, however, was generally adopted in the period succeeding his own.
It is probable that Burma is the Chryse Regio of Ptolemy, a name parallel in meaning to Sonaparanta, the classic Pali title assigned to the country round the capital in Burmese documents.
Thus, to take a classic example, the name of the famous king Nebuchadrezzar occurs written in the following different manners: - (a) Na-bi-urn-ku-du-ur-ri-u-su-ur,(b)AK-DU u-su-ur, (c) AK-ku-dur-ri-Shes, and (d) PA-GAR-DU-Shes, from which we are permitted to conclude that PA or AK (with the determinative for deity AN) = Na-bi-um or Nebo, that GAR-DU or DU alone = kudurri, and that Shes = u.
The Testimony of the King of Martyrs concerning His Kingdom (1729) is a classic repudiation of erastianism and defence of the spiritual autonomy of the church under Jesus Christ.
Palgrave made his adventurous journey through Nejd, and published the remarkable narrative which has taken itslace as the classic of Arabian P Nejd.
Owing to the purity of its language and style it has remained a classic work.
He ridicules the ambition of German writers to be classic, as Lessing had ridiculed their eagerness to be French.
He argues against the setting up of classic art as an unchanging type, valid for all peoples and all times.
On the other hand the development of classic culture is traced with a less skilful hand.
Belonging to about the same period as the JinkOshOtO-ki, another classic occupies a leading place in Japanese esteem.
The classic drama NO and its companion the Kyogen had two children, the Joruri and the Kabuki.
At Eton he did no more work than was acceptable to him, but he had an inborn love of literature, and he laid the foundation of that knowledge of the classic languages which in after years was the delight of his life.
Polynesia, that classic land of mythology, is specially rich in myths of creation.
He now turned his attention to themes of classic legend, which at first he treated in a "Romantic spirit."
After this the main effort of his life was to realize visions of beauty suggested by classic myth and history.
The colouring is that of classic mythology, but the spiritual element is as individual as that of any classical poem by Milton, Gray, Keats or Tennyson.
His matter and his form belong of right to the classic spirit of the 18th century.
C. Lake, Classic Preachers of the English Church (1st series, 1877).
The great opposition which arose during his lifetime continued after his death, and found classic expression in the highly venerated confession of Petrus Mogilas, metropolitan of Kiev (1643).(1643).
That principle had been made use of by the Greek authors of the classic age; but of later mathematicians only Hero, Diophantus, &c., ventured to regard lines and surfaces as mere numbers that could be joined to give a new number, their sum.
Reference may also be made to the classic memoirs of Planchon, culminating.
SACRARIUM, the term in classic architecture given to the cella of a temple, and to the apartment in a dwelling-house which was sacred to a deity.
A contemporary account of Herbert's life by Barnabas Oley was prefixed to the Remains of 1652, but the classic authority is Izaak Walton's Life of Mr George Herbert, published in 1670, with some letters from Herbert to his mother.
Scholars, guessing from isolated passages in classic writers, or arguing on general principles, had held that the "Indies" could be reached by sailing due west.
Of Goethe's classic "conceits" which it contains, the stone altar round which a serpent climbs to eat the votive bread upon it, inscribed to the "genius hujus loci," is the most famous.
As it may be called the primary classic of congregational theory, its leading principles must here be summarized.
A classic exposition of Congregational theory is contained in R.
In editing a father, or a classic, he had in view the practical utility of the general reader, not the accuracy required by the gild of scholars.
In the 5th and 6th centuries Egypt and Palestine had been the classic lands of monks and monasteries.
He won a Craven scholarship and graduated as senior classic in 1844, being also senior chancellor's medallist in classics.
Mullet, and built of Maine and Missouri granite) is a fine structure in classic style, 360 ft.
The Soldiers', Sailors' and Pioneers' building (1907) is a beautiful structure, classic in design.
An increasing number of workers in this field of plant biology in England, on the Continent and in America has produced a great mass of observations, which have recently been brought together in Dr Paul Knuth's classic work, Handbook of Flower Pollination, an English translation of which has been published (1908) by the Clarendon Press.
The term " classic " is derived from the Latin epithet classicus, found in a passage of Aulus Gellius (xix.
1 The epithet " classic " is accordingly applied (I) generally to an author of the first rank, and (2) more 1 The above derivation is in accordance with English usage.
In the teaching of Greek, " useless details " were to be set aside, and special care devoted to the connexion between ancient and modern culture, while, in all subjects, attention was to be paid to the classic precept: multum, non multa.
For the form of the earlier ephod the classic passage is 2 Sam.
On the western hill are the law courts, a fine block of buildings in classic style surmounted by a central dome.
Within the city proper the Fitzroy Gardens are a network of avenues bordered with oak, elm and plane, with a " ferntree gully " in the centre; they are ornamented with casts of famous statues, and ponds, fountains and classic temples.
- A review of the two first classic works of Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882) and of their influence proves that he was the founder of modern palaeontology.
A classic but unfinished work describing the methods of invertebrate palaeontology is Die Stamme des Thierreichs (Vienna, 1889), by Melchior Neumayr.
His early mastery of classical literature led him to the study of classic monuments in classic lands, while his equally conspicuous talent for mathematics gave him the laws of form and proportion in architectural design.
Semper's style was a growth from the classic orders through the Italian Cinque Cento.
A selection of his letters has been adopted as a classic in the Italian schools.
The real Servian commentary practically gives the only complete extant edition of a classic author written before the destruction of the empire.
In 1832 he was 34th wrangler and 8th classic, and in 1834 was made fellow of Trinity.
There are further a municipal museum, arranged in a private house since 1882, an academic art museum (1884), with some classic originals, a creation of F.
The memoir of the last-named, published in the Journal de l'Ecole royale polytechnique for 1847 (xviii., 1 -270), ranks as a classic on the subject; it is replete with examples and illustrations, and discusses the various phenomena in minute detail.
As a synthetical agent in organic chemistry, aluminium chloride has rendered possible more reactions than any other substance; here we can only mention the classic syntheses of benzene homologues.
of Affairs of Church and State in Scotland (Spottiswoode Society ed., 18 44); to which should be added the modern classic, George Grub's Ecclesiastical History of Scotland (4 vols., Edinburgh, 1861).
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Christ, Das Pflanzenleben der Schweiz (1882) - the chief classic on the subject; Engler, Die Pflanzenformationen and die pflanzengeographische Gliederung der Alpenkette (1901); Heer, Ueber die nivale Flora der Schweiz (1885); Jerosch, Geschichte and Herkunft der schweizerischen Alpenflora; eine Ubersicht fiber den gegenwartigen Stand der Frage (1903); Schroter, Das Pflanzenleben der Alpen (Zurich, 1908); R.
The classic of alpine zoology is F.
The aim of Laokoon, which ranks as a classic, not only in German but in European literature, is to define by analysis the limitations of poetry and the plastic arts.
By his original interpretation of Aristotle's theory of tragedy, he delivered German dramatists from the yoke of the classic tragedy of France, and directed them to the Greek dramatists and to Shakespeare.
Of public buildings the most noteworthy are St Paul's church (1730), of classic design; the municipal buildings; and the hospital for master mariners, maintained by the corporation of the Trinity House, which was founded at Deptford, the old hall being pulled down in 1787.
In 1587 he left Bologna for Pisa, and there, in his quality of professor, he made the curious mistake of printing Alberti's comedy Philodoxius as a work of the classic Lepidus.
Dr Finnur Jonsson of Copenhagen says: "The classic form of the saga and its vivid and excellent tradition surely carry it back to about 1200."
On the continent of Europe the classic example is still the Jardin des Plantes in Paris, where, however, system lends more of formality than of beauty to the general effect.
Many of the commercial and private buildings are also worthy of notice, especially the Queensland National Bank, a classic Italian structure, the massive treasury buildings, one of the largest erections in Australia, the Queensland Club with its wide colonnades in Italian Renaissance style, and the great buildings of the Brisbane Newspaper Company.
He was the last great classic poet of Persia, and a pronounced mystic of the Sufic philosophy.
It would be difficult to name a more slovenly, a more worthless edition of any great classic.'
- The splendid example of his style which Macaulay contributed in the article on Johnson to the 7th edition of this encyclopaedia has become classic, and has therefore been retained above with a few trifling modifications in those places in which his invincible love of the picturesque has drawn him demonstrably aside from the dull line of veracity.
In the east Lee had the second time marched his army into Pennsylvania to suffer a disastrous defeat at Gettysburg, on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of July, though he was able to withdraw his shattered forces south of the Potomac. At the dedication of this battlefield as a soldiers' cemetery in November, President Lincoln made the following oration, which has taken permanent place as a classic in American literature: - "Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
From the school at Rottweil, on the Neckar, he went (1510) to the university of Basel, and became a good classic. From 1514 he obtained schoolmaster posts at Basel, where he married, and made the acquaintance of Erasmus and of Holbein, the painter.
This, which we may distinguish as the French system, finds its most perfect expression in the classic Genera Plantarum (1862-1883) of Bentham and Hooker, a work containing a description, based on careful examination of specimens, of all known genera of flowering plants.
However, the i spirit of that great legal classic seems to have in a measure dwelt with and inspired the inferior men who were recasting his work; the Institutes is better both in Latinity and in substance than we should have expected from the condition of Latin letters at that epoch, better than the other laws which emanate from Justinian.
It was indeed from Italy that the races of the north caught the impulse of intellectual freedom, the spirit of science and curiosity, the eager retrospect towards the classic past; but joined with these in Germany was a moral impulse which was her own, a craving after truth and right, a rebellion against spiritual tyranny and corruption - the Renaissance was big in the north, as it was not in the south, with a Reformation to come.
The chief public building is the town hall (1760), a stately classic building surmounted by a lofty spire.
Wide as was the range of his interests his most famous work was accomplished at Sevres, and his most enduring monument is his classic Traite des arts ceramiques (1844).
After receiving his early education in Paris, he was sent to Rugby, and thence proceeded to Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was second classic and chancellor's medallist, and rowed for the university in the winning boat against Oxford.
In adopting verse instead of prose as a medium of expression, Schiller showed that he was prepared to challenge comparison with the great dramatic poets of other times and other lands; but in seeking a model for this higher type of tragedy he unfortunately turned rather to the classic theatre of France than to the English drama which Lessing, a little earlier, had pronounced more congenial to the German temperament.
Between this drama and its successor, Die Brazil von Messina, Schiller translated and adapted to his classic ideals Shakespeare's Macbeth (1801) and Gozzi's Turandot (1802).
From Mauri, the classic name for the north-western African tribes, the northwestern districts of that continent came to be called by the Romans Mauretania.
(1619), a work which became a classic on the subject of royal ceremonial, and was re-edited by his son in an enlarged edition in 1649.
Having laid the founda - tions of a successful business in his admirable domestic pottery - the best the world had ever seen up to that time - he turned his attention to artistic pottery, and the European renaissance of classic art - fostered by the discovery of Pompeii and the recovery of Greek painted vases from the ancient graves in Campania.
In 1769 they opened splendid new works, near Hanley, that with their classic leanings they christened" Etruria."
He is regarded as one of the latest representatives of the classic Italian school.
It remained for Goethe, in the next period of his life, to construct on classic models a new vehicle for German dramatic poetry.
He went to Rome in Winckelmann's footsteps; it was the antique he sought, and his interest in the artists of the Renaissance was virtually restricted to their imitation of classic models.
This search for the classic ideal is reflected in the works he completed or wrote under the Italian sky.
Classic, too, in this sense, were the plans of a drama on Iphigenie auf Delphos and of an epic, Nausikaa.
Most interesting of all, however, is the reflection of the classic spirit in works already begun in earlier days, such as Egmont and Faust.
He came back from Italy with a new philosophy of life, a philosophy at once classic and pagan, and with very definite ideas of what constituted literary excellence.
Goethe's classic principles, when applied to the swift, direct art of the theatre, were doomed to failure, and Die natiirliche Tochter, notwithstanding its good theoretic intention, remains the most lifeless and shadowy of all his dramas.
But in the end he proved himself the greatest enemy to the strict classic doctrine by the publication in 1808 of the completed first part of Faust, a work which was accepted by contemporaries as a triumph of Romantic art.
The robust, florid and distinctly Roman rendering of the classic, which followed the refined and attenuated treatment associated with the architecture of the brothers Adam, who died in 1792 and 1794, is the last development in England which can be regarded as a national style.
The massively moulded ormolu stair balustrade of Northumberland House, now at 49 Prince's Gate; the candelabra at Windsor and Buckingham Palace, produced in Birmingham by the firm of Messenger; the cast-iron railings with javelin heads and lictors' fasces, the tripods, Corinthian column standard lamps and candelabra, boat-shaped oil lamps and tent-shaped lustres with classic mountings, are examples of the metal-work of a style which, outside the eccentric Brighton Pavilion and excursions into Gothic and Elizabethan, was universally accepted in the United Kingdom from the days of the Regency until after the accession of Victoria.
He expounded, as a very high authority has said," with remarkable clearness and power the nature and scope of neutral duty,"and gave a" classic "statement of the doctrine of recognitions But the French question had another side in its reaction on American parties.'
"ALFRED LYTTELTON (1857-1913), English politician, was the youngest child and eighth son of the 4th Lord Lyttelton, a brilliant scholar who had been senior classic at Cambridge.
In 1777 he published under the title of Discours choisis his panegyrics on Saint Louis, Saint Augustine and Fenelon, his remarks on Bossuet and his Essai sur l'eloquence de la chaire, a volume which contains much good criticism, and remains a French classic. The book was often reprinted as Principes de l'eloquence.
In 1810 he published a paper which contains some classic experiments on fermentation, a subject to which he returned in a second paper published in 1815.
Pfleiderer describes this work, especially the first volume, as "a classic for all time."
By both Korean and Chinese tradition Ki-tze--a councillor of the last sovereign of the 3rd Chinese dynasty, a sage, and the reputed author of parts of the famous Chinese classic, the Shu-King--is represented as entering Korea in 1122 B.C. with several thousand Chinese emigrants, who made him their king.
Among other buildings worthy of mention (apart from those having naval or military connexion) the principal is the town-hall (1890), a fine classic building standing alone in a square, and surmounted by a handsome clock tower.
Three regions deserve special attention: (I) Great Britain, the area in which the Cambrian was first differentiated from the old "Transition Series"; (2) North America, on account of the wide-spread occurrence of the rocks and the abundance and perfection of the fossils; and (3) Bohemia, made classic by the great labours of J.
They struck upon the unfortunate and opprobrious term "middle ages" for that which stood between them and their classic ideals.
St Mary's church is in classic style of the late 18th century.
On the contrary, the Renaissance was rather the last stage of the middle ages, emerging from ecclesiastical and feudal despotism, developing what was original in medieval ideas by the light of classic arts and letters, holding in itself the promise of the modern world.
That rediscovery of the classic past restored the confidence in their own faculties to men striving after spiritual freedom; revealed the continuity of history and the identity of human nature in spite of diverse creeds and different customs; held up for emulation masterworks of literature, philosophy and art; provoked inquiry; encouraged criticism; shattered the narrow mental barriers imposed by medieval orthodoxy.
The Divine Comedy, the Canzoniere and the Decameron were works of monumental art, deriving neither form nor inspiration immediately from the classic's, but applying the originality of Italian genius Petrarch to matter drawn from previous medieval sources.
Their work is the first absolutely modern work, - modern in the sense of having absorbed the stores of classic learning and reproduced those treasures in forms of simple, natural, native beauty.
Boiardo occupies a similar position by the fusion of classic mythology with chivalrous romance in his Orlando Innamorato.
Yet we find in the writings of Ghiberti and Alberti, we notice in the masterpieces of these men and their compeers Brunelleschi and Donatello, how even in the 15th century the minds of artists were fascinated by what survived of classic grace and science.
Like Italian men of letters, these pioneers of humanism gave a classic turn to their patronymics; unfamiliar names, Crotus Rubeanus and Pierius Graecus, Capnion and Lupambulus Ganymedes, Oecolampadius and Melanchthon, resounded on the Rhine.
The vernacular in the Netherlands profited at first but little by the impulse which raised Italian, Spanish, French and English to the rank of classic languages.
Sidney followed with the sestine and terza rima and with various experiments in classic metres, none of which took root on English soil.
He wrote a satire, the Enebomiad, against a certain luckless Per Enebom, and a classic tragedy of Virginia.
His best work is classic in its breadth of style, exquisite in local colour and fidelity to the national characteristics of Sweden.
1833), which remains a classic exposition of the views of the romanticists.
Tarikh-i- Tabari, the oldest prose work in modern Persian, is not merely remarkable from a philological point of view, it is also the classic model of an easy and simple style (French trans.
minds that there was soon a keen competition among the younger poets as to who should produce the most successful imitation of that classic model; and this competition has gone on under different forms through all the following centuries, even to the most recent times.
We pass the witty epistles of Scarron and Voiture, to reach those of Boileau, whose epistles, twelve in number, are the classic examples of this form of verse in French literature; they were composed at different dates between 1668 and 1695.
His eldest son, Henry (1813-1843), was senior classic and second wrangler at Cambridge in 1835.
Some of the marble basins, seats, &c., remain, and, with the fragments of wall above mentioned, are the only relics of the classic time.
Castelar knew too well what such offers meant in the classic land of pronunciamientos, and he refused so flatly that Pavia did not renew his advice.
He admired the classic style, the exquisite purity of language, the flights of imagination, but he admired above all the philosophy.
Herculano's classic Historia de Portugal (4 vols., Lisbon, 1846-1853) covers the period up to 1279.
They include, to quote, the more noteworthy, the Descobrimento de Frolida, the Itinerario of Antonio Tenreiro, the Verdadeira informacao das terras do Preste Joao by Francisco Alvares,'and the Ethiopia oriental by Frei Joao dos Santos, both dealing with Abyssinia, the Itinerario da terra santa by Frei Pantaleao de Aveiro, and that much-translated classic, the Historia da vida do padre Francisco Xavier by Padre Joao de Lucena.
The foremost literary figure of the time was the encyclopaedic Francisco Manoel de Mello (q.v.), who, though himself a Spanish classic, .strove hard and successfully to free himself from subservience to Spanish forms and style.
Meanwhile the Arcadia also took up the task of raising the tone of the stage, but though the ancients and the classic writers of the 16th century were its ideals, it drew immediate inspiration from the contemporary French theatre.
The later portion of The City and the Mountains, for the truth and beauty of its descriptive passages, is highly praised, and many pages are already quoted as classic examples of Portuguese prose.
It was the result of the revival of classic architecture known as Renaissance, but the change had commenced already a century earlier, in the works of Ghiberti and Donatello in sculpture, and of Brunelleschi and Alberti in architecture.
Simon published many clinical surgical lectures of the greatest importance, and contributed a masterly article on "Inflammation" to Holmes's System of Surgery, which has become a classic of its kind.
A German, Ludwig, whom he called Socrates, and a Roman, Lello, who received from him the classic name of Laellius, were among his best-loved associates.
The custom house on the old steamboat quay, in classic style with a Doric portico, dates from 1818.
The middle parish church (1759) in Cathcart Square is in the Classic style with a fine spire.
This idea, which has underlain all Christian philosophy of history, from the first apologists who prophesied the fall of the Empire and the coming of the millennium, down to our own day, received its classic statement in St Augustine's City of God.
In the 17th century the Augustinian scheme of world history received its last classic statement in Bossuet's Histoire universelle.
The results were published in a classic volume The Isle of Man; its History, Physical, Ecclesiastical, Civil and Legendary (1848).
The Rion is the Phasis of the ancients and flows through the classic land of Colchis, associated with the legends of Medea and the Argonauts.
To suppose that the technical terminology of Paul, including even his classic example of the faith of Abraham, could be employed here independently of Rom.
Farther west, on the coast, and provided with a convenient harbour, stands Pozzuoli (Puteoli), a city containing many Roman remains, but now chiefly remarkable for the large gunworks erected by Messrs Armstrong & Co.; and beyond it, round the Bay of Baiae, are Monte Nuovo, a hill thrown up in a single night in September 1538; the classic site of Baiae; the Lucrine Lake; Lake Avernus; the Lake of Fusaro (Acherusia Palus); the Elysian t Fields; and the port and promontory of Misenum.
Probably also his exclusive belief in experimental methods, and slight regard for mere authority whether in science or art made the intellectual atmosphere of the Medicean circle, with its passionate mixed cult of the classic past and of a Christianity mystically blended and reconciled with Platonism, uncongenial to him.
The academies of the day represented the prevailing intellectual tendency of Renaissance humanism, namely, an absorbing enthusiasm for classic letters and for the transcendental speculations of Platonic and neo-Platonic mysticism, not unmixed with the traditions and practice of medieval alchemy, astrology and necromantics.
The laughter thus provoked extinguished the Predictions for three years, and in 1715 Partridge died in fact; but the episode left a permanent trace in classic literature, for when in 2709 Steele was to start the Tatler, it occurred to him that he could secure the public ear in no surer way than by adopting the name of Bickerstaff.
Though not a great poem, it is full of beautiful passages, many of which point to the riddle of life as yet unsolved, a conviction which grew ever more and more upon the poet, as the ebulliency of romanticism gave way to the calm of classic feeling.
In classic mythology the personification does not exist; but Comus appears in the EIKOvES, or Descriptions of Pictures, of Philostratus, a writer of the 3rd century A.D.
Seven years of constant and severe toil (1866-73) were given to the Oxford Icelandic-English Dictionary, incomparably the best guide to classic Icelandic, and a monumental example of single-handed work.
As an introduction to the Sturlunga, he wrote a complete though concise history of the classic Northern literature and its sources.
McCall Theal, will remain a classic work of reference.
Gorlitz, next to Breslau, is the largest and most flourishing commercial town of Silesia, and is also regarded as classic ground for the study of German Renaissance architecture.
Af ter Gratian, the classic work is Schulte, Geschichte der Quellen and Literatur des.canonischen Rechts von Gratian bis auf die Gegenwart (3 vols., Stuttgart, 1875 et seq.).
The public buildings are wholly modern, the principal being of classic design.
The town hall (1880) and the corporation offices (1877) are handsome classic buildings; the Ramsden Estate buildings are a very fine block of the mixed Italian order.
The poet was closely affiliated with the Atlantic Monthly from the foundation of that classic magazine in 1857.
To understand this, it is necessary to remember the conflicts that existed between the classic and romantic schools in the first half of the 19th century, when the classicists, followers of the tradition of s Historia Utriusque Cosmi (Oppenheim, 1617), tom.
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In ancient classic poetry the measure which creates the metrical form consists only of this last quantitative element, which is rhythm.
Locke has his place among classic writers on the theory and art of Education.
He described many fossils in the British Museum in a classic work entitled Icones fossilium sectiles (1820-1825).
It is to the west that the best sagas belong; it is to the west that nearly every classic writer whose name we know belongs; and it is precisely in the west that the admixture of Irish blood is greatest.
A brilliant sketch of Icelandic classic literature is given by Dr Gudbrandr Vigfusson in the Prolegomena to Sturlunga Saga (Oxford, 1879).
When he appeared upon the scene of human life, Petrarch and the students of Florence had already brought the first act in the recovery of classic culture to conclusion.
The architecture is a peculiar and debased imitation of classic style, attributed by architects to the 2nd century A.D.
The Still Hour (1859), a summary of a series of sermons on prayer, is a devotional classic. His other works are: The New Birth (1867), portraying conversion (in some instances) as a gradual change; Sabbath Hours (1874); Studies of the Old Testament (1878); Men and Books (1882); My Portfolio (1882); My Study (1885); and My Note Book (1890).
In 18J9 he was senior classic, 33rd wrangler, chancellor's medallist and Craven scholar.
His younger brother, Arthur Sidgwick, had a brilliant school and university career, being second classic at Cambridge in 1863 and becoming fellow of Trinity; but he devoted himself thenceforth mainly to work as a teacher.
In this region, and distant from the river, are the remains of several cities, notably Naga, where are ruins of four temples, one in the Classic style.
Among other distinctions he came out as fourth classic in 1830, and in 1833 was elected fellow of St John's.
To this struggle was due the greatest of his writings, and the greatest individual contribution to the adoption of the new government, The Federalist, which remains a classic commentary on American constitutional law and the principles of government, and of which Guizot said that " in the application of elementary principles of government to practical administration " it was the greatest work known to him.
Sigismondo entrusted the execution of his plans to Leo Battista Alberti, who had to encase in a shell of classic architecture a 13th-century Franciscan church.
A dozen years have passed and we're now all pushing thirty, like a scene from an eighties classic movie.
Classic difference of context; to Quinn this is a scientific question while to Howie, it's like a gift from God, not to question and not to abuse.
It sounded like a classic case of depression, yet she had nothing to be depressed about.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent. She glanced up at him again, not expecting someone from the lower class and trained for battle to wear such a classic quote.
I love the way Wim Wenders used this song on American Friend, his greatest homage to classic film noir.
The homage bar features a gin-based as well as a classic cocktail collection.
The film version is such a classic, did you feel any trepidation?
Book online for The 39 Steps A comic adaptation of the classic whodunit.
faithful adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of a little boy called Mowgli (Jason Scott Lee ).
When these users gain confidence or want to use more advanced zipping features, the full WinZip Classic interface is just a click away.
adventurous spirit of the CRA organizers we are taking the Classic Marathon to new ground for 2006.
He also has a good many violent affectations, wherein lies much of the appeal of the classic freak show.
ageless game classic.
It is best to know the basics of this to understand why it has been probably the hardest to obtain of any classic album.
all-time classic from the 1970's, this is the edition licensed to Gibson's games in the 1980's.
COMING SOON... THE POLAR EXPRESS, a major computer generated animation of this classic picture book, starring Tom Hanks.
His new material blending in with the classic punk anthems & his 80's chart singles.
Self Catering Classic apartments Ski France has always managed to find some of the best deals on self-catering apartments.
The villa is nestled in pretty landscaped gardens with a stylish outdoor swimming pool and a lovely terrace for enjoying a classic Italian aperitivo.
It had suffered from various abuses over the years and did not exactly enhance the appearance of our " Classic Freeman Cruiser " .
apple cider or even the classic warming mulled wine?
Asiago (cheese)r?A classic salad of crisp romaine hearts, croutons & asiago cheese Baby Spinach?
It runs on the IIS Web server side-by-side with classic asp on Windows 2003 platforms.
AUDITORIUM ~ Overview The 900 seat tiered auditorium ~ Overview The 900 seat tiered auditorium with its classic art deco style has excellent acoustics and views.
authentic autographs, classic toys and games plus classic TV movie memorabilia and posters.
There are also some families with a history of children with AS and classic autism.
We are pleased to present the first fruits of exploring John Donald's classic backlist of academic titles.
Lowepro photo Trekker Classic - More info £ 92.99 Our original lightweight photo backpack, enhanced with suggestions from photographers.
He could dip into soul, disco and country, as well as classic pop balladry and even progressive rock.
Classic aircraft such as the Spitfire will take to the air in a marvelous aerial ballet to music.
barbequeff with crispy duck spring rolls ahead of classic baby back ribs in barbecue sauce or grilled sausages served with a mustard selection.
His classic papers on ocean island basalts and oceanic crust were published at this time with Dan McKenzie, Ron Oxburgh and others.
Violins, rap, beatboxers, knitting - Urban Classic brings together some very strange bedfellows.
I am also berated for ignoring too many of the classic texts.
A timeless classic for children aged five and above and their families to mark the bicentenary of Andersen's birth.
Two years ago there was a large billboard on the side of a barn picturing a classic UFO.
A Bit Of Fry And Laurie Trivia Stephen Fry He flies his own classic biplane.
A classic birding tour which never fails to produce superb birding.
A classic birding tour which never fails to produce superb birding tour which never fails to produce superb birding.
It's popular bistro serves a fine selection of classic seasonal European dishes and an eclectic range of wines to complement the menu.
Hockey has the very classic strawberry blond, Dixie Pixie look with those amazing eyes.
The band have a powerful, soulful, bluesy " classic rock " sound reminiscent of the likes of Cream and Jimi Hendrix.
Ranscombe Farm is one of British botany 's classic sites, and a favorite haunt of wild-plant enthusiasts for hundreds of years.
I would probably order red mullet or a classic French fish bouillabaisse with a bottle of Domain Ott.
These can range from the classic, ' It's too boxy ', too ' Our sales team don't like it ' .
brand-new music tracks that combine classic themes with the charged pace of tactical action.
The summary: Once again Mike Myers captures the brilliance of all those classic spy movies to bring us the second Austin Powers movie.
Since writing the above I have been able to source a suitable phosphor bronze rod of diameter 1 1/8 inches from Classic Marine.
The American classic Airstream is a design icon and the series follows the renovation of one from rust bucket to a glorious chrome trailer.
I have recently got a Maclaren Techno Classic and this is a brilliant lightweight buggy which I love.
The Classic Deluxe comes with seven burners including a triple ring wok burner and ceramic multi-zone, in addition to the five gas burners.
The analog mix buss utilizes classic Neve transformer mixing topology.
They wrote 2 by 5, a musical cabaret which showcased a selection of classic Kander and Ebb songs.
The high level of fluorescence of fluorite from this classic area, adds an extra cachet other locations do not have.
The company promises to revive more classic caffs in the future.
caff on the seafront circa 1963 Sometimes, the very best classic cafes lie beyond London.
SPN 01 Seal Skin Sporran Our best selling sporran offers not only classic good looks with it's seal skin front and Celtic cantle.
The Burnley and Pendle MGOC was formed in the late 1980's for local owners of these classic English sports cars.
Classic creamy almond cake topped with crunchy almond caramel covered with smooth milk chocolate.
Technical Solutions The scheme is based on Mifare Classic smart cards.
You may add cardamom, saffron or rose essence if you prefer a classic Indian flavor.
Price includes free UK delivery. £ 11.99 More details 15 Classic carnations 15 Single long lasting mixed color Carnations with greenery.
Whether you are looking for a classic, pure cashmere jumper or cashmere with a contemporary twist, look no further than Brora Cashmere.
VISE more The Sights Swaggering with deference - a sound so classic, yet not derivative - and ridiculously catchy.
The combination of blue catmint and the pastel pink poppy ' Karine ' is already a classic one.
The Battle of Agincourt is the classic example of the infantry massacring the downed armored cavalry.
certifiable American classic.
A classic comfort in a contemporary design, our exclusive chaise is a sublimely indulgent and highly stylish addition to your home.
chandelier earrings to classic pearls or diamonds, bridal earrings are the ultimate detail, the finishing touch.
Another classic from one of the great French chansonnier, Nougaro.
It seems to be a classic case of male chauvinism.
The book is divided into seven parts, each inspired by the spirit of a classic movement found in many forms of t'ai chi.
You can find decorative lights in every shape and style, from hot chili peppers to classic tiny white lights.
A colorful take on a classic baby christening gift.
Or how about a shot of hot spiced apple cider or even the classic warming mulled wine?
cirrocumulus clouds are very high small white puffs in ripples which forms the classic Mackerel sky.
Classic desserts include pear belle HÃ©lÃ¨ne or a luscious, creamy tarte Au citron.
The Classic period Maya were organized into numerous small city-states, each with their own king.
civilize Examination exemplified even better than Wilkinson's " hard sayings " the classic " civilizing mission " justification for colonialism.
The clan crest Quaich The Clan Crest Quaich is a classic quaich with a clan crest transfer fired into the center of the bowl.
classic of the martial arts genre!
classic of magic, only made possible by one of the most ingenious gimmicked coins ever invented.
Marshall also wrote what has become a minor classic.
Suffice to say: this is a timeless classic.
The opening ' Show Girl ' had been an instant classic.
An absolute cult classic; hilarious and intelligent British comedy at its finest.
classic tale of a boy who dreams himself to an island of friendly monsters.
classic novels which illuminate the dilemma further.
classic cars has a way of making one believe in destiny.
classic character comedy, a bunch of misfits trapped somewhere in deep space.
Our Verdict... A seminal 80's horror classic that created a whole new sub-genre for itself.
Perhaps his best claim to fame was as the writer of the soul classic Go Now in 1964.
classical repertoire he is also widely known for his series of Classic Praise Cello albums.
These classic corn cobs have 8 rows of sweet corn seeds, the mark of the original Golden Bantam Sweet Corn strain.
It's called progress, but the auld codger approves: Hugh told Classic Rock Magazine - " I'm on their mountain.
Two damn close versions of the classic coin-op for the price of one!
cola hamburgers classic a complete are not limited.
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collectible watch and a guaranteed future classic.
colorful plush block is a classic developmental toy with a cuddly new twist.
The restaurant starter menu comprises a wonderfully imaginative combination of classic flavors with an eye on the best of international trends.
Cheese with mushrooms is another classic combo which never fails to please.
I did inadvertently commentate on the Breeders Cup Classic (that Cigar won) because the commentary line went down.
The apogee was without doubt Cole Porter's classic ' Night And Day ', in which their voices found truly complementary expression.
Presented by Classic rock magazine, making it the perfect gift for any blues rock completist.
From some angles it seems perfectly conical like a classic volcano.
The Poacher's cookbook by Prue Coats is a classic cookbook with country recipes.
In the eighteenth century, pigeon were very much a part of classic British cookery.
The world's largest collection of classic corvettes can only be found at ProTeam Corvette Sales in.. .
Whilst retaining classic two-door coupe dimensions, the unique Freestyle Door System does away with the need for center pillars.
retro couture and British classic style provide great inspiration.
The classic limestone crag has exciting climbs to challenge all levels of ability.
Channings, Edinburgh Part of the beauty of the 4 star Channings Classic is that it is hidden along a tree-lined crescent.
DESIGN: Classic v neck white shirt, with three lions crest.
criterionhas strict criteria for just what makes a cafÃ© ' classic ' .
The classic early symptom of wet AMD is that straight lines appear crooked.
The stripped down approach seemed to go down well with the packed crowd as the band performed classic after classic.
Cut to a large but classic style with ribbed cuffs and collar, it has 2 buttons and a spare.
A classic easy to grow early flowering basket cultivar that seems to be forever in flower.
currency fluctuations, however, is a classic problem of guessing the future.
classic cyberpunk, complete with environmental devastation and futuristic weaponry.
Beginning in April, Groovy Girls will introduce girls' funky handbags in four styles classic, tote, cylinder and clutch.
This track has retained its popularity on the jazz dance scene over twenty five years and is rightly regarded as a classic.
classic deco next to Regency opulence next to classic Victorian functionality next to modernist brutalism.
That is a classic postmodern deconstruction of a passage of the Bible.
deconstruction of classic texts has been work that we have been doing now for more than a decade.
Perhaps the classic example here is global environmental degradation.
Combines live action with classic Disney animation to illustrate proper dental hygiene for young audiences.
deserve this accolade more than the classic Lloyd Loom armchair.
An excellent treatise on writing high-quality programs, surely destined to become a classic of the field.
Tyvek® Classic Plus fabric has a tightness level for particles down to 1 µm diameter.
Galileo Shuttle craft landed on planet surface, based on the Classic Star Trek series episode The Galileo 7. 1/35th scale diorama.
I am re-working classic museum habitat dioramas in the context of current human and physical geographical thinking.
disco funk break classic I Believe In Miracles.
The bovine eyeball dissection affair will surely become a classic.
dockyard building standing outside the yard is the chapel, of classic aspect, which is depicted.
Nash describes is as a classic portal dolmen once incorporated into a long mound.
dousea result, like a classic dousing rod, very slight subconscious hand movements can cause wild changes in where the antenna points.
In addition the list includes the most comprehensive collection of plays by classic and contemporary dramatists.
Their sound is in equal measures funky, metal and classic blues all drenched in the history of latter.
Compare car insurance for young drivers... based firm; holds classic, prestige + sports car auctions.
Doesn't have that friendly slightly dumpy look that might make it such a future classic, tho.
He has used his hands-on knowledge of classic vintage drums to produce durable, roadworthy kits that sounds and looks very desirable with individuality.
From sparkling chandelier earrings to classic pearls or diamonds, bridal earrings are the ultimate detail, the finishing touch.
eightysound is classic eighties energetic rock and is reminiscent of the many bands of this type that were around at the time.
Like a mix of classic pop and quirky electro.
The timeless elegance of the classic metal alarm clock, with the usability of the modern digital LED unit.
The amiga emulator Over 800 Classic PD games are supplied for you to.. .
Are there books or sites that chronicle the " classic and timeless " that you are particularly enamored of?
enchantment of an unforgettable performance of Disney's classic musical.
experience the enchantment of an unforgettable performance of Disney's classic musical.
The drinks range from £ 1.10 for a single espresso to £ 1.60 for a " Harbor Classic Creme ", whatever that is.
One of the classic problems of robustness theory involves the simultaneous estimation of location and scatter from a set of multivariate data.
Physics is a classic example of complexity in studies.
Each one helps to enhance families' reading experiences with the classic Dr. Seuss books and inspire exciting, original new story lines.
exterior styling is one of pure classic style that makes any owner simply burst with pride.
eyeball dissection affair will surely become a classic.
A twist on classic monster fables, CURSED unleashes ancient omens into the modern world.
What inspired you and Tom to write your own musical versions of these classic fairy tales?
The cast, for all their virtues, unfortunately failed to extract the full humor of this classic farce.
favorite of mine, the poster for the Ealing classic - The Man in the White Suit.
However, this is a classic instance of trying to control an unstable situation by negative feedback.
FUNHOUSE rarely, if ever, matches the ferocity of his earlier classic THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE (1974 ).
But many of us just don't have the spare time to get a classic bike fettled and ready to ride to France.
fiftyput on your thinking cap and try to solve the classic mystery - fifties style!
The Danehill Dancer filly made all in thrilling style to scorch to a two-and-a-half length victory in the fillies ' Classic.
A brilliant, updated version of the classic sci-fi film.
Many classic firefights and scenes of paintballing carnage have taken place in close quarter battles in this field.
Classic honeymoon destinations like the Maldives offer first-class all inclusive holidays.
Bathroom: Fitted suite also in classic white with polished stainless steel fittings.
Save The Last Dance is a classic chick flick.
lichen flora is also well developed with many of the classic heathland species present.