On the 19th of July 1669 Louvois, Louis XIV.'s minister, writes to Saint-Mars at Pignerol that he is sending him "le nomme Eustache Dauger" (Dauger, D'Angers - the spelling is doubtful),' whom it is of the last importance to keep with special closeness; Saint-Mars is to threaten him with death if he speaks about anything except his actual needs.
I want the closeness of having them live with us.
Her body sang in happiness at the closeness, and she felt herself relax.
Plants differ greatly from animals in the closeness of their adaptation to meteorological conditions.
Starting from the basis " that the phrase `birds are greatly modified reptiles' would hardly be an exaggerated expression of the closeness " of the resemblance between the two classes, which he had previously brigaded under the name of Sauropsida (as he had brigaded the Pisces and Amphibia as Ichthyopsida), he drew in bold outline both their likenesses and their differences, and then proceeded to inquire how the A y es could be most appropriately subdivided into orders, suborders and families.
The facts, as quoted, point to the closeness of the packing of molecules as the factor which always accompanies and perhaps causes the widening of lines.
Due to the closeness of the neighbors, I was fearful of noise causing Howie problems.
Experiment (c) is, however, generally taken to mean that this closeness of packing cannot be the sole determining cause, for it is argued that if a closed vacuum tube can show both wide and narrow lines according to the mode of discharge, density alone cannot account for the change.
They crept forward, still holding hands although it was cumbersome to do so in the closeness of the passageway.
I knew she remained frightened and I sensed his knowledge of the apparent closeness of the Delabama killer gave at least a modicum of comfort.
The tablets which reveal this state of affairs are written in the language and script of Babylonia, and thus show indirectly the extent to which Babylonian culture had penetrated Palestine and Phoenicia; at the same time they illustrate the closeness of the relations between the Canaanite towns and the dominant power of Egypt.
The fibre can also be prepared to imitate human hair with remarkable closeness, and advantage of this is largely taken in making stage wigs.
The prospect was so splendid that she hardly believed it would come true, so out of keeping was it with the chill darkness and closeness of the carriage.
(4) The ears vary, not only in size, but also in form, this latter characteristic being dependent on the degree of closeness with which the spikelets are set on.
She called herself Teresa de Jesus, to signify the closeness of her relation to the heavenly Bridegroom, who directed allll her actions.
v sin ?i, where a is the grating-interval and 43, the obliquity, the closeness of the grouping increasing with the number of intervals.
This has generally been regarded as Plato's own work; but the certainty of this conclusion will be doubted by those who observe (I) the elaborate preparations made in the dialogue for a recital of the EpwrcKOS which shall be verbally exact, and (2) the closeness of the criticism made upon it.
In England the hawthorn, owing to its hardiness and closeness of growth, has been employed for enclosure of land since the Roman occupation, but for ordinary field hedges it is believed it was generally in use till about the end of the 17th century.
Now Louvois's original letter to Saint-Mars concerning Dauger (July 19, 1669), after dealing with the importance of his being guarded with special closeness, and of Saint-Mars personally taking him food and threatening him with death if he speaks, proceeds as follows (in a second paragraph, as printed in Delort, i.
In any detailed exposition of the critical system it would be requisite in the first place to state with some fullness the precise nature of the problems immediately before Kant, and in the second place to follow with some closeness the successive stages of the system as presented in the three main works, the Kritik of Pure Reason, the Kritik of Practical Reason and the Kritik of Judgment, with the more important of the minor works, the Metaphysic of Nature and the Metaphysic of Ethics.
A special relation has always existed between psychology and systematic philosophy, but the closeness of the connexion has been characteristic of modern and more particularly of English thought.
Assuming for a moment the change to be one of density and leaving out of account the pressure shift, the cases (e) and (f) point to the fact that it is the closeness of packing of similar molecules which is effective, e.g.
Still, the lower animals make no approach to the human system of natural utterance by gesturesigns and emotional-imitative sounds, while the practical identity of this human system among races physically so unlike as the Englishman and the native of the Australian bush indicates extreme closeness of mental similarity throughout the human species.
The closeness of the connexion is illustrated by Juvenal's epigram that a Cynic differed from a Stoic only by his cloak.
It was characteristic of the closeness with which he watched current events, and of his zeal in the cause of "lucidity," that when the Reader, an organ of science and unpartisan opinion, fell into difficulties in 1865 Mill joined with some distinguished men of science and letters in an effort to keep it afloat.
It is especially to be noticed that the resolving power does not depend directly upon the closeness of the ruling.
Though naturally knowing nothing of the modern idea of a progressive revelation, his judiciousness, penetration, and tact in eliciting his author's meaning, his precision, condensation, and concinnity as an expositor, the accuracy of his learning, the closeness of his reasoning, and the elegance of his style, all unite to confer a high value on his exegetical works.
Now under the law of attraction according to the inverse square of the distance, or any other inverse power beyond the first, the energy of even a single pair of material points is unlimited, if their possible closeness of approach to one another is unlimited.
Three isomeric hydrocarbons of this formula exist; they occur in the light oil fraction of the coal: tar distillate, but they cannot be separated by fractional distillation owing to the closeness of their boiling points.
This type of parenting is not the same as attachment parenting, which fosters closeness between baby and parent.
Twister. The classic hand, foot and dot game creates physical closeness and spontaneity.
The Hobbits are a small people, known for their peaceful ways, closeness to the earth and rather large, hairy feet.
The same closeness allows for abuse, transmission of false ideas, frauds and scams.
There was no more I could accomplish in dreary Lynn thought I felt a closeness to my prey.
In the beginning, you will notice their closeness.
The idea of ritual scarification sends chills down the spine of many people, but for others it represents a closeness to God, an expression of their identity or a connection to their ancestors, and even pleasure.
Fosters closeness: Yes, exercise can foster closeness, and not just with people you exercise with.
The two escaped to the tropics to celebrate their closeness, but sadly for Greenlee, she discovered that Leo was funding their tryst with her ransom money.
It isn't easy, but you still need emotional closeness and love.
This innovation, according to Philips & Co., set a new standard in the electric razor industry by enhancing comfort and closeness of shave.
While rotary shavers are edged out by foil razors in the closeness category, they beat the competition in the price category and they are easier to clean than the foil type.
Rather than explicit actions, they evoke the emotion of closeness, and all the things that make your relationship special.
Many couples choose sets that symbolize the closeness of their relationship with matching designs and similar settings, though the choice should still reflect each person's individuality.
Mercury to Pluto: When your relationship has this signature on it, you can be sure that you and your partner will often talk about "deep" subjects, and this can lead to greater feelings of warmth and closeness.
Relocating near grandparents and other family relatives will help remove some of the burden while extending the closeness of your family unit.
Stefan is concerned by the growing closeness between Elena and Damon.
As you can imagine, all of this family closeness can result in some tension and arguments.
He was startled by a voice below him, causing him to nearly lose his grasp with its closeness.
She was too aware of the expanse of his chest, the heat of his closeness, the strange fog that grew thicker in her mind.
In spite of the closeness of the park to Bird Song, this was Cynthia's first view of ice climbing.
This closeness had increased the difficulty of firing explosive shells into enemy positions before an infantry assault.
experiment replicated our earliest studies of ` pure ' conceptual closeness strategies.
watertight integrity depends to a great extent on the closeness of finish to each plank overlap or ' land ' .
In the writings of the mystics, ingenuity exhausts itself in the invention of phrases to express the closeness of this union.
Sometimes, too, when a great dramatic climax has given place to a lyrical anticlimax, retrospective moods, subtleties of emotion and crowning musical thoughts press in upon Wagner's mind with a closeness that determines every word; and thus not only is the whole third act of Tristan, as Wagner said when he was working at it, of " overwhelming tragic power," but Isolde's dying utterances (which occupy the last five minutes and are, of course, totally without action or dramatic tension) were not unlike fine poetry even before the music was written.
We may consider this to be about the limit of closeness at which there could be any decided appearance of resolution, though E doubtless an observer accustomed to his instrument would recognize the duplicity with certainty.
But this method has lost its attraction; the Synoptists, with their rarer and slighter pragmatic rearrangements and their greater closeness to our Lord's actual words, deeds, experiences, environment, now come home to us as indefinitely richer in content and stimulative appeal.
Watertight integrity depends to a great extent on the closeness of finish to each plank overlap or ' land '.
While you'll soon discover that your newborn will take up a great deal of your time, it's important to understand that you baby needs the closeness of her mother and father.
It's never too late to start, and you can more than make up for the time you've lost by bonding and forming a closeness with your child as soon as possible.
This allows the baby to feel the closeness of her mother while at the same time enabling mom the freedom to move about.
Country furniture brings to mind natural elements, a simple, relaxed type of lifestyle and the love and closeness of family.
Because of the closeness to the ocean, the dominant colors seen in a Mediterranean decorating style are blue and white.
Most contracts include a provision for cancellation of services which, depending on the closeness of your wedding, may include forfeiture of your initial deposit or a portion of it.
This membrane solves one of the major complaints of hunters, allowing them to stay dry without feeling suffocated by the closeness of the fabric.
Sometimes emotional damage of abused children does not appear until adolescence or even later, when abused children become abusing parents who may have trouble with physical closeness, intimacy, and trust.
Family relationships change most around the time of puberty, with increasing conflict and decreasing closeness occurring in many parent-adolescent relationships.
Often absorbed with their own thoughts and feelings, they fear closeness and intimacy with others.
In addition to the words, messages are transferred by the tone and quality of voice, eye contact, physical closeness, visual cues, and overall body language.
Their self-esteem is first built by having their basic needs met, including the need for love, comfort, and closeness.
This normal distancing is seen in decreases in emotional closeness and warmth, increases in parent-adolescent conflict and disagreement, and an increase in time adolescents spend with peers.
Bonding is the formation of a mutual emotional and psychological closeness between parents (or primary caregivers) and their newborn child.
Adopting parents who intuitively understand the sense of loss and separation anxiety experienced by an adopted child and communicate with their child about the adoption can develop closeness.
Consider romantic gestures and ideas as a guide to communicating closeness.
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