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  • Comprehension unknotted his brows.

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  • "Carmen," he groaned in a singular expression of comprehension and grief.

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  • She searched his face for some indication of comprehension, eventually finding it only in his voice.

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  • Comprehension put a twinkle in his eyes.

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  • Salvation is the comprehension of this fact, and in the apprehension of our essential oneness with the absolute.

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  • Other fundamental principles of Paul's failed of comprehension and acceptance, but the belief finally prevailed that the observance of Jewish law and custom was unnecessary, and that in the Christian Church there is no distinction between the circumcised and the uncircumcised.

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  • To James Matthews Duncan (1826-1890) we chiefly owe a saner and broader comprehension of the relative importance of the local and the general conditions which enter into the causation of uterine and ovarian disorders.

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  • Kolliker (Development of Cephalopods, 1844), Remak (Development of the Frog, 1850), and others had laid the foundations of this knowledge in isolated examples; but it was Kovalevsky, by his accounts of the development of Ascidians and of Amphioxus (1866), who really made zoologists see that a strict and complete cellular embryology of animals was as necessary and feasible a factor in the comprehension of their relationships as at the beginning of the century the coarse anatomy had been shown to be by Cuvier.

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  • Without assigning to each element its due value, no sound comprehension of his modes of thought can be attained.

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  • His way for others to this reality is likewise plain and level to the comprehension of the unlearned and of children.

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  • But the same is true of nature; there are in the ordinary course of things inexplicabilities; indeed we may be said with truth to know nothing, for there is no medium between perfect and completed comprehension of the whole system of things, which we manifestly have not, and mere faith grounded on probability.

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  • Dew, Review of the Debate in the Virginia Legislature, 1831-32 (Richmond, 1832), important for a comprehension of the slavery issue; J.

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  • The new administration was headed by Buckingham, in whose toleration and comprehension principles Ashley shared to the full.

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  • This general case has been discussed at length because a careful study of it will much facilitate the comprehension of the similar but more complicated cases that occur in the examination of alloys.

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  • It was eminently a doctrine of comprehension and of toleration.

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  • Institutions in Europe and America have gathered abundant material for an intelligent comprehension of American Indian.

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  • Yet he recognized correctly the names of Apis and Re, with many groups for words such as assembly, good, name, and of the later periods with some accuracy, and his comprehension of demotic was considerable.

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  • He left valuable materials for a just comprehension of his career in the autobiography (Adventures while Prosecuting Researches and Inquiries on Polish Matters) printed in his Polska.

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  • But in working out the consequences of this view Say is not free from obscurities and inconsistencies; and by his comprehension of these immaterial products within the domain of economics he is confirmed in the error of regarding that science as filling the whole sphere which really belongs to sociology.

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  • For a moment the question was in his eyes and started to form on his lips – and then comprehension softened his gaze.

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  • It is too often the case to be a mere accident that men who become eminent for wide compass of understanding and penetrating comprehension, are in their adolescence unsettled and desultory.

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  • assemblies for worship outside the pale of the church, A~~ on though it embodied the principles of Cromwell and Milton, and not those of Chillingworth and Hales, was carried without difficulty, whilst the proposed scheme of comprehension never had a chance of success (1689).

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  • He tells how, when he had slowly taken in the doctrine of logical figures and moods, he put it aside and would prove things only in his own way; how he then heard about bodies as consisting of matter and form, as throwing off species of themselves for perception, and as moved by sympathies and antipathies, with much else of a like sort, all beyond his comprehension; and how he therefore turned to his old books again, fed his mind on maps and charts of earth and sky, traced the sun in his path, followed Drake and Cavendish girdling the main, and gazed with delight upon pictured haunts of men and wonders of unknown lands.

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  • o z 4 0(z)dz A few examples of these formulae will promote an intelligent comprehension of the subject.

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  • For the comprehension of his character the treatise De contemptu mundi, addressed to St Augustine and styled his Secret, is invaluable.

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  • There was also sufficient comprehension of the differences between the main classes of Echinoderms - the sea-urchins or Echinoidea, the starfish or Asteroidea, the brittle-stars and their allies known as Ophiuroidea, the worm-like Holothurians, the feather-stars and sea-lilies called Crinoidea, with their extinct relatives the sac-like Cystidea, the bud-formed Blastoidea, and the flattened Edrioasteroideawhile within the larger of these classes, such as Echinoidea and Crinoidea, fair working classifications had been established.

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  • In heart disease the chief work of the latter half of the 19th century was, in the first quarter, such clinical work as that of William Stokes and Peter Mere Latham (1789-1875); and in the second quarter the fuller comprehension of the vascular system, central and peripheral, with its cycles and variations of blood pressure, venous and arterial.

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  • The fulness and accuracy of the text, combined with the neat beauty of its coloured plates, have gone far to promote the study of ornithology in Germany, and while essentially a popular work, since it is suited to the comprehension of all readers, it is throughout written with a simple dignity that commends it to the serious and scientific. Its twelfth and last volume was published in 1844 - by no means too long a period for so arduous and honest a performance, and a supplement was begun in 1847; but, the editor - or author as he may be fairly called - dying in 1857, this continuation was finished in 1860 by the joint efforts of J.

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  • Moreover, Dr Cornay's, scheme was not given to the world with any of those adjuncts that not merely please the eye but are in many cases necessary, for, though on a subject which required for its proper comprehension a series of plates, it made even its final appearance unadorned by a single explanatory figure, and in a journal, respectable and wellknown indeed, but one not of the highest scientific rank.

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  • In university politics, which at that time wore mainly the form of theological controversy, he was a strong advocate of comprehension and toleration.

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  • The great interval between his experiences and the period of the composition of his history is important for the due comprehension of the latter.

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  • Some of his speeches in Great Britain, coming as they did from a French-Canadian, and revealing delicate appreciation of British sentiment and thorough comprehension of the genius of British institutions, excited great interest and enthusiasm, while one or two impassioned speeches in the Canadian parliament during the Boer war profoundly influenced opinion in Canada and had a pronounced effect throughout the empire.

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  • (At Oxford and Cambridge many fellowships are now awarded on the results of examination; it is sometimes stated, in defence of this system, that young men cannot be expected to carry out research in classics or philosophy.) On the other hand, the defenders of examinations reply that (xiii.) examinations are necessary in order to test the efficiency of schools to which grants of public money are given (this argument has become somewhat out of date owing to the recent substitution of " inspection " for examination as a test of the efficiency of schools; a combination of inspection and examination is also sometimes used); (xiv.) they serve as a necessary incentive to steady and concentrated work 1 (the reply made to this is that the incentive is a bad one, and that with efficient teachers it is unnecessary); (xv.) they show both student and teacher where they have failed (unnecessary for efficient teachers); (xvi.) though possibly harmful to the highest class of men, they are good for the mass (reply: no system which damages the highest class of men is tolerable); (xvii.) they are indispensable as an impartial means of selecting men for the civil service; (xviii.) in a difficult examination like the first class civil service examination the qualities of quickness of comprehension, industry, concentration, power of rapidly passing 1 The Oxford commissioners of 1852 reported that " the examinations have become the chief instruments not only for testing the proficiency of the students but also for stimulating and directing the studies of the place " (Report, p. 61).

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  • This division of the Vertebrata into hot and cold blooded is a curiously retrograde step, only intelligible when we reflect that the excellent entomologist had no real comprehension of vertebrate morphology; but he makes some atonement for the blunder by steadily upholding the class distinctness of the Amphibia.

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  • Any attempt here to anticipate what the course of an idealism inspired by such a spirit of caution and comprehension is likely to be cannot but appear dogmatic.

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  • But that it consists in the extension of a wide sympathy to all human affairs, together with a comprehension of their vanity, may be said as safely as anything else.

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  • He preached there till the Act of Uniformity took effect in 1662, and was employed in seeking for such terms of comprehension as would have permitted the moderate dissenters with whom he acted to have remained in the Church of England.

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  • Religion in this shape is the nearest step to the stage of absolute knowledge; and this absolute knowledge- " the spirit knowing itself as spirit " - is not something which leaves these other forms behind but the full comprehension of them as the organic constituents of its empire; " they are the memory and the sepulchre of its history, and at the same time the actuality, truth and certainty of its throne."

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  • This is perhaps fortunate for the history of doctrine, for it produces the commentator, your Aspasius or Alexander of Aphrodisias, and the substitute for the critic, your Cicero, or your Galen with his attempt at comprehension of the Stoic categories and the like while starting from Aristotelianism.

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  • With such views it was not to be wondered at that, from first to last, as has already been indicated, he never lost an opportunity of supporting a policy of width, toleration and comprehension in the Church of England.

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  • At such moments of crisis it almost excelled human comprehension; the mind seems to have gathered to itself and summed up the balance of all human passions arranged for and against him, and to have calculated with unerring exactitude the consequences of each decision.

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  • His personal difficulties with some of his colleagues, both in regard to the Education Act of 1870 and his Irish administration, must be properly understood if a complete comprehension of his political career is to be obtained.

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  • Other institutional investigations have been prosecuted, the result of all which will be an intelligent comprehension of the philology of a primitive race.

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  • It must not, however, be forgotten that Justin is here speaking as the apologist of Christianity to an educated Pagan public, on whose philosophical view of life he had to base his arguments, and from whom he could not expect an intimate comprehension of the religious position of Christians.

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  • Why Michael wasn't following her like all the other guys was beyond Adrienne's comprehension.

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  • Why they found it so amusing that Mr. Cade was a recluse evaded her comprehension.

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  • I was terrified beyond human comprehension!

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  • The insanity of what she did was beyond his comprehension.

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  • His expression transformed slowly from perplexed to comprehension.

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  • He stared at her blankly for a second and then smiled with comprehension.

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  • Alex watched her reflectively for a few moments and then his eyes registered comprehension.

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  • She listened to his words with cold comprehension.

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  • In character it is profoundly " pneumatic "; Paul's super-earthly Spirit-Christ here breathes and speaks, and invites a corresponding spiritual comprehension.

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  • In April 1622 Laud, by the king's orders, took part in a controversy with Percy, a Jesuit, known as Fisher, the aim of which was to prevent the conversion of the countess of Buckingham, the favourite's mother, to Romanism, and his opinions expressed on that occasion show considerable breadth and comprehension.

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  • In his last words on the scaffold he alludes to the dangers and slanders he had endured labouring to keep an uniformity in the external service of God; and Bacon's conception of a spiritual union founded on variety and liberty was one completely beyond his comprehension.

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  • Thus we distinguish in the divine system beginning, middle and end; but these three are in essence one - the difference is only the consequence of our finite comprehension.

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  • The Mosaic account, then, is to be looked upon merely as a mode in which is faintly shadowed forth what is above finite comprehension.

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  • Marriage was out of the question with him, and, judged in the light of Stella's dignity and womanliness, this ardent and unreasoning display of passion was beyond comprehension.

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  • But even in the coolest and driest of his pieces there is the mark of greatness, of grasp, of comprehension.

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  • The letters allude to toleration in the state and comprehension in the church, while they show an indifference to theological dogma hardly consistent with an exclusive connexion with any sect.

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  • Chillingworth, Jeremy Taylor, Glanvill and other philosophical thinkers in the Church of England urged toleration in the state, in conjunction with wide comprehension in the church, on the ground of our necessary intellectual limitation and inability to reach demonstration in theological debates.

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  • Puritans like Owen and Goodwin, whose idea of ecclesiastical comprehension was dogmatic and narrow, were ready to accept sectarian variety, because it was their duty to allow many religions in the nation, but only one form of theology within their own sect.

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  • Although his report might show that our knowledge at its highest must be far short of a " universal or perfect comprehension of whatsoever is," it might still be " sufficient " for us, because " suited to our individual state."

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  • For natural science depends, he thinks, on knowledge of the relations between their secondary qualities on the one hand, and the mathematical qualities of their atoms on the other, or else " on something yet more remote from our comprehension."

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  • (1689), the presbyterian polity was established in the kirk, the effect of which on its ecclesiastical status is a matter of theological opinion, but the Comprehension Act of 1690 allowed episcopalian incumbents, on taking the Oath of Allegiance, to retain their benefices, though excluding them from any share in the government without a further declaration of presbyterian principles.

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  • In recent times it is among the more progressive of the sciences, because the new and improved methods of research now at command have found in its cultivation a field of practically unlimited extent, in which the lines of research may ultimately lead to a comprehension of the universe impossible of attainment before our time.

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  • It must be admitted that any intelligent comprehension of the subject requires at least a grasp of the fundamental conceptions of analytical geometry and the infinitesimal calculus, such as only one with some training in these subjects can be expected to have.

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  • Logic does not come in contact with things, except as they are subject to modification by intellectual forms. In other words, universality, individuality and speciality are all equally modes of our comprehension or notion; their meaning consists in their setting forth the relations attaching to any object of our conception.

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  • Motion, even more evidently than space, implicates the contradictory conception of continuity, and cannot, therefore, be a real predicate, though valid as an intelligible form and necessary to the comprehension of the objective semblance.

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  • Although in the case of the spatial comprehension of a perspective representation experience plays a large part, in observing through a microscope it does not count, or only a little, for the object is presumably quite unknown.

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  • Selligue had no particular comprehension of the problem, for his achromatic single systems were simply telescope objectives corrected for an infinitely distant point, and were placed so that the same surface was turned towards the object in the microscope objective as in the telescope objective; although contrary to the telescope, the distance of the object in the microscope objective is small in proportion to the distance of the image.

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  • She searched his face for some indication of comprehension, eventually finding it only in his voice.

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  • Comprehension untied his brows and sent them upward.

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  • Why Michael wasn't following her like all the other guys was beyond Adrienne's comprehension.

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  • Why they found it so amusing that Mr. Cade was a recluse evaded her comprehension.

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  • This house is as secure as the White House and while I don't appreciate your invading my bedroom, I have to admit this business is beyond my comprehension but that doesn't mean I won't embrace it.

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  • I was terrified beyond human comprehension!

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  • The insanity of what she did was beyond his comprehension.

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  • Dean fixed his wife a sandwich and was pleased to see she was more herself as she chatted with the elderly man about various flowers and camera settings, all beyond Dean's comprehension or interest.

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  • His expression transformed slowly from perplexed to comprehension.

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  • His voice was soft, and then comprehension changed it.

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  • Later, thinking back, he realized it was on that one-hour bike trip the first few seeds of comprehension began to sprout something besides weeds in the garden of his mind.

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  • He instinctively wished to question the validity of the Exemplars and their power, yet felt so inadequate in his comprehension that he decided to trust Frederick implicitly, and prayed the vampire couple's sincerity was genuine.

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  • Comprehension suddenly invaded the dark eyes and he shook his head.

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  • Then, molding her expression into mock comprehension, she added: "Oh, you meant the way he was telling her what to do?"

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  • Comprehension washed the confusion from his face.

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  • His expression went from confusion to comprehension in a nanosecond.

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  • He stared at her blankly for a second and then smiled with comprehension.

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  • Comprehension put a twinkle in his eyes.

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  • For a moment the question was in his eyes and started to form on his lips – and then comprehension softened his gaze.

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  • Comprehension removed the furrows between his brows.

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  • Alex watched her reflectively for a few moments and then his eyes registered comprehension.

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  • Comprehension ironed out the wrinkles in his forehead.

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  • "Carmen," he groaned in a singular expression of comprehension and grief.

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  • She listened to his words with cold comprehension.

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  • Comprehension unknotted his brows.

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  • The course book sets exercises to do before and during watching the video clips, including anticipation of subject matter and comprehension.

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  • It can also be sued to investigate language comprehension in adults with acquired aphasia.

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  • Reading Evaluation and Assessment Reading comprehension and phonics online education aptitude tests for free!

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  • aural comprehension.

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  • The most general comprehension axiom of Z is the axiom of Separation.

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  • Part 1 Geological evidence points to an cataclysmic event that almost defies comprehension.

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  • In the oral test, both speaking and listening comprehension will be assessed.

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  • And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, shall guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

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  • Is a dubious increase in reading comprehension worth rubbing the nation's primary school teachers the wrong way?

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  • If the language is not English we strongly recommend the use of slides in English to facilitate comprehension.

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  • Once the sentence has been created, the children can then copy it and draw a picture to demonstrate comprehension.

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  • Their mean score on a standardized test of verbal comprehension put them at the 10th percentile (i.e.

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  • This is a book for anyone who genuinely wishes to gain a thorough comprehension of Advaita.

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  • oral component Reading comprehension is integrated in the oral where an unseen passage is used to provide material for reading aloud and discussion.

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  • You will fill in a questionnaire and be given a test covering reasoning, English language, numeracy and mechanical comprehension.

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  • comprehension axiom of Z is the axiom of Separation.

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  • comprehension exercise, followed by story writing.

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  • comprehension difficulties to devote more attention to listening.

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  • comprehension question I went back to ask him what the dog ate.

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  • comprehension skills needed by students to function in today's society.

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  • There was only one listening comprehension test in the second semester.

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  • The High Noon reading comprehension program gives your students the extra comprehension skill practice they need to achieve mastery in reading.

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  • Parallel Structure: A source of facilitation in sentence comprehension.

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  • The origins of grammar: evidence from early language comprehension.

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  • It covers all of the text level fiction and poetry reading comprehension objectives of the National Literacy Strategy for year four.

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  • courage of the ordinary soldiers, on all sides is beyond comprehension.

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  • defyrt 1 Geological evidence points to an cataclysmic event that almost defies comprehension.

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  • Using verbal fluency to disguise a lack of comprehension.

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  • listening comprehension plays a key role in facilitating language learning and that focusing on it offers many advantages.

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  • There is no answer, except that we feel perverse, using the word with no comprehension of the principle.

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  • It reports two studies which showed evidence for syntactic priming in comprehension.

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  • Our findings are consistent with a large-scale neural network centered in frontal and parietal cortex that supports comprehension of generalized quantifiers.

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  • reading comprehension.

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  • You have much comprehension in your dealings with people, and an amazingly retentive memory.

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  • surpasses all comprehension, shall guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

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  • syntactic priming in comprehension.

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  • The new administration was headed by Buckingham, in whose toleration and comprehension principles Ashley shared to the full.

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  • That method, however, implied a careful study and comprehension of the results which accrued to man from reason and revelation, and a thorough grasp of all that had been done by man in relation to those two sources of human knowledge; and so, in his preliminary writings, Thomas proceeds to master the two provinces.

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  • The Thomist compromise - or even the more sceptical view of "two truths " - has the merit of giving filling of a kind to the formula " supernatural revelation " - mysteries inaccessible to reason, beyond discovery and beyond comprehension.

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  • The fulness and accuracy of the text, combined with the neat beauty of its coloured plates, have gone far to promote the study of ornithology in Germany, and while essentially a popular work, since it is suited to the comprehension of all readers, it is throughout written with a simple dignity that commends it to the serious and scientific. Its twelfth and last volume was published in 1844 - by no means too long a period for so arduous and honest a performance, and a supplement was begun in 1847; but, the editor - or author as he may be fairly called - dying in 1857, this continuation was finished in 1860 by the joint efforts of J.

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  • Moreover, Dr Cornay's, scheme was not given to the world with any of those adjuncts that not merely please the eye but are in many cases necessary, for, though on a subject which required for its proper comprehension a series of plates, it made even its final appearance unadorned by a single explanatory figure, and in a journal, respectable and wellknown indeed, but one not of the highest scientific rank.

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  • It must not, however, be forgotten that Justin is here speaking as the apologist of Christianity to an educated Pagan public, on whose philosophical view of life he had to base his arguments, and from whom he could not expect an intimate comprehension of the religious position of Christians.

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  • That he himself had a thorough comprehension of it he showed in the Dialogue with the Jew Trypho.

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  • (pp. 44-57) treats of the utility of grammar, and the necessity of a true linguistic science for the adequate comprehension either of the Scriptures or of books on philosophy.

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  • At such moments of crisis it almost excelled human comprehension; the mind seems to have gathered to itself and summed up the balance of all human passions arranged for and against him, and to have calculated with unerring exactitude the consequences of each decision.

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  • This division of the Vertebrata into hot and cold blooded is a curiously retrograde step, only intelligible when we reflect that the excellent entomologist had no real comprehension of vertebrate morphology; but he makes some atonement for the blunder by steadily upholding the class distinctness of the Amphibia.

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  • The perfecting of the microscope led to a full comprehension of the great doctrine of cell-structure and the establishment of the facts - (r) that all organisms are either, single corpuscles (so-called cells) of living material (microscopic animalcules, &c.) or are built up of an immense number of such units; (2) that all organisms begin their individual existence as a single unit or corpuscle of living substance, which multiplies by binary fission, the products growing in size and multiplying similarly by binary fission; and (3) that the life of a multicellular organism is the sum of the activities of the corpuscular units of which it consists, and that the processes of life must be studied in and their explanation obtained from an understanding of the chemical and physical changes which go on in each.

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  • Kolliker (Development of Cephalopods, 1844), Remak (Development of the Frog, 1850), and others had laid the foundations of this knowledge in isolated examples; but it was Kovalevsky, by his accounts of the development of Ascidians and of Amphioxus (1866), who really made zoologists see that a strict and complete cellular embryology of animals was as necessary and feasible a factor in the comprehension of their relationships as at the beginning of the century the coarse anatomy had been shown to be by Cuvier.

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  • In heart disease the chief work of the latter half of the 19th century was, in the first quarter, such clinical work as that of William Stokes and Peter Mere Latham (1789-1875); and in the second quarter the fuller comprehension of the vascular system, central and peripheral, with its cycles and variations of blood pressure, venous and arterial.

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  • To James Matthews Duncan (1826-1890) we chiefly owe a saner and broader comprehension of the relative importance of the local and the general conditions which enter into the causation of uterine and ovarian disorders.

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  • These defects are an almost total absence of any comprehension of what has since been called the philosophy of history, the constant presence of gross prejudice, frequent inaccuracy of detail, and, above all, a complete incapacity to look at anything except from the narrow standpoint of a half-pessimist and half self-satisfied philosophe of the 18th century.

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  • This general case has been discussed at length because a careful study of it will much facilitate the comprehension of the similar but more complicated cases that occur in the examination of alloys.

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  • Any attempt here to anticipate what the course of an idealism inspired by such a spirit of caution and comprehension is likely to be cannot but appear dogmatic.

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  • Other institutional investigations have been prosecuted, the result of all which will be an intelligent comprehension of the philology of a primitive race.

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  • Institutions in Europe and America have gathered abundant material for an intelligent comprehension of American Indian.

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  • But in working out the consequences of this view Say is not free from obscurities and inconsistencies; and by his comprehension of these immaterial products within the domain of economics he is confirmed in the error of regarding that science as filling the whole sphere which really belongs to sociology.

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  • In character it is profoundly " pneumatic "; Paul's super-earthly Spirit-Christ here breathes and speaks, and invites a corresponding spiritual comprehension.

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  • Other fundamental principles of Paul's failed of comprehension and acceptance, but the belief finally prevailed that the observance of Jewish law and custom was unnecessary, and that in the Christian Church there is no distinction between the circumcised and the uncircumcised.

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  • 29 a with suspicion, and where every effort was made to thwart his far-seeing and patriotic political combinations, which were beyond the comprehension of his self-seeking and narrowminded contemporaries.

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  • In April 1622 Laud, by the king's orders, took part in a controversy with Percy, a Jesuit, known as Fisher, the aim of which was to prevent the conversion of the countess of Buckingham, the favourite's mother, to Romanism, and his opinions expressed on that occasion show considerable breadth and comprehension.

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  • In his last words on the scaffold he alludes to the dangers and slanders he had endured labouring to keep an uniformity in the external service of God; and Bacon's conception of a spiritual union founded on variety and liberty was one completely beyond his comprehension.

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  • He left valuable materials for a just comprehension of his career in the autobiography (Adventures while Prosecuting Researches and Inquiries on Polish Matters) printed in his Polska.

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  • Without assigning to each element its due value, no sound comprehension of his modes of thought can be attained.

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  • Some of his speeches in Great Britain, coming as they did from a French-Canadian, and revealing delicate appreciation of British sentiment and thorough comprehension of the genius of British institutions, excited great interest and enthusiasm, while one or two impassioned speeches in the Canadian parliament during the Boer war profoundly influenced opinion in Canada and had a pronounced effect throughout the empire.

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  • He preached there till the Act of Uniformity took effect in 1662, and was employed in seeking for such terms of comprehension as would have permitted the moderate dissenters with whom he acted to have remained in the Church of England.

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  • There was at that time on the part of the rulers of the church no wish for such comprehension, and their object in the negotiations that took place was to excuse the breach of faith which their rejection of all reasonable methods of concession involved.

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  • He tells how, when he had slowly taken in the doctrine of logical figures and moods, he put it aside and would prove things only in his own way; how he then heard about bodies as consisting of matter and form, as throwing off species of themselves for perception, and as moved by sympathies and antipathies, with much else of a like sort, all beyond his comprehension; and how he therefore turned to his old books again, fed his mind on maps and charts of earth and sky, traced the sun in his path, followed Drake and Cavendish girdling the main, and gazed with delight upon pictured haunts of men and wonders of unknown lands.

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  • Yet he recognized correctly the names of Apis and Re, with many groups for words such as assembly, good, name, and of the later periods with some accuracy, and his comprehension of demotic was considerable.

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  • In university politics, which at that time wore mainly the form of theological controversy, he was a strong advocate of comprehension and toleration.

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  • With such views it was not to be wondered at that, from first to last, as has already been indicated, he never lost an opportunity of supporting a policy of width, toleration and comprehension in the Church of England.

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  • (At Oxford and Cambridge many fellowships are now awarded on the results of examination; it is sometimes stated, in defence of this system, that young men cannot be expected to carry out research in classics or philosophy.) On the other hand, the defenders of examinations reply that (xiii.) examinations are necessary in order to test the efficiency of schools to which grants of public money are given (this argument has become somewhat out of date owing to the recent substitution of " inspection " for examination as a test of the efficiency of schools; a combination of inspection and examination is also sometimes used); (xiv.) they serve as a necessary incentive to steady and concentrated work 1 (the reply made to this is that the incentive is a bad one, and that with efficient teachers it is unnecessary); (xv.) they show both student and teacher where they have failed (unnecessary for efficient teachers); (xvi.) though possibly harmful to the highest class of men, they are good for the mass (reply: no system which damages the highest class of men is tolerable); (xvii.) they are indispensable as an impartial means of selecting men for the civil service; (xviii.) in a difficult examination like the first class civil service examination the qualities of quickness of comprehension, industry, concentration, power of rapidly passing 1 The Oxford commissioners of 1852 reported that " the examinations have become the chief instruments not only for testing the proficiency of the students but also for stimulating and directing the studies of the place " (Report, p. 61).

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  • Religion in this shape is the nearest step to the stage of absolute knowledge; and this absolute knowledge- " the spirit knowing itself as spirit " - is not something which leaves these other forms behind but the full comprehension of them as the organic constituents of its empire; " they are the memory and the sepulchre of its history, and at the same time the actuality, truth and certainty of its throne."

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  • Thus we distinguish in the divine system beginning, middle and end; but these three are in essence one - the difference is only the consequence of our finite comprehension.

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  • The Mosaic account, then, is to be looked upon merely as a mode in which is faintly shadowed forth what is above finite comprehension.

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  • This is perhaps fortunate for the history of doctrine, for it produces the commentator, your Aspasius or Alexander of Aphrodisias, and the substitute for the critic, your Cicero, or your Galen with his attempt at comprehension of the Stoic categories and the like while starting from Aristotelianism.

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  • His way for others to this reality is likewise plain and level to the comprehension of the unlearned and of children.

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  • Salvation is the comprehension of this fact, and in the apprehension of our essential oneness with the absolute.

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  • Human knowledge consists in the comprehension of this all-pervading harmony as embodied in the manifold of perception; the senses are "bad witnesses" in that they report multiplicity as fixed and existent in itself rather than in its relation to the One.

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  • Dew, Review of the Debate in the Virginia Legislature, 1831-32 (Richmond, 1832), important for a comprehension of the slavery issue; J.

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  • It is only a secondary means Ze wards the comprehension of the ancient text, and must be used bh th discrimination.

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  • But the same is true of nature; there are in the ordinary course of things inexplicabilities; indeed we may be said with truth to know nothing, for there is no medium between perfect and completed comprehension of the whole system of things, which we manifestly have not, and mere faith grounded on probability.

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  • o z 4 0(z)dz A few examples of these formulae will promote an intelligent comprehension of the subject.

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  • The great interval between his experiences and the period of the composition of his history is important for the due comprehension of the latter.

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  • But that it consists in the extension of a wide sympathy to all human affairs, together with a comprehension of their vanity, may be said as safely as anything else.

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  • For the comprehension of his character the treatise De contemptu mundi, addressed to St Augustine and styled his Secret, is invaluable.

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  • Marriage was out of the question with him, and, judged in the light of Stella's dignity and womanliness, this ardent and unreasoning display of passion was beyond comprehension.

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  • His personal difficulties with some of his colleagues, both in regard to the Education Act of 1870 and his Irish administration, must be properly understood if a complete comprehension of his political career is to be obtained.

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  • It was eminently a doctrine of comprehension and of toleration.

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  • There was also sufficient comprehension of the differences between the main classes of Echinoderms - the sea-urchins or Echinoidea, the starfish or Asteroidea, the brittle-stars and their allies known as Ophiuroidea, the worm-like Holothurians, the feather-stars and sea-lilies called Crinoidea, with their extinct relatives the sac-like Cystidea, the bud-formed Blastoidea, and the flattened Edrioasteroideawhile within the larger of these classes, such as Echinoidea and Crinoidea, fair working classifications had been established.

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  • Unfortunately such allusion to these disconnected certainties as alone might be introduced here would be too brief for comprehension, and we are forced to select a few of the broader hypotheses for a treatment that may seem dogmatic and prejudiced.

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  • assemblies for worship outside the pale of the church, A~~ on though it embodied the principles of Cromwell and Milton, and not those of Chillingworth and Hales, was carried without difficulty, whilst the proposed scheme of comprehension never had a chance of success (1689).

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  • It is too often the case to be a mere accident that men who become eminent for wide compass of understanding and penetrating comprehension, are in their adolescence unsettled and desultory.

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  • But even in the coolest and driest of his pieces there is the mark of greatness, of grasp, of comprehension.

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  • The letters allude to toleration in the state and comprehension in the church, while they show an indifference to theological dogma hardly consistent with an exclusive connexion with any sect.

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  • Chillingworth, Jeremy Taylor, Glanvill and other philosophical thinkers in the Church of England urged toleration in the state, in conjunction with wide comprehension in the church, on the ground of our necessary intellectual limitation and inability to reach demonstration in theological debates.

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  • Puritans like Owen and Goodwin, whose idea of ecclesiastical comprehension was dogmatic and narrow, were ready to accept sectarian variety, because it was their duty to allow many religions in the nation, but only one form of theology within their own sect.

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  • Although his report might show that our knowledge at its highest must be far short of a " universal or perfect comprehension of whatsoever is," it might still be " sufficient " for us, because " suited to our individual state."

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  • For natural science depends, he thinks, on knowledge of the relations between their secondary qualities on the one hand, and the mathematical qualities of their atoms on the other, or else " on something yet more remote from our comprehension."

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  • (1689), the presbyterian polity was established in the kirk, the effect of which on its ecclesiastical status is a matter of theological opinion, but the Comprehension Act of 1690 allowed episcopalian incumbents, on taking the Oath of Allegiance, to retain their benefices, though excluding them from any share in the government without a further declaration of presbyterian principles.

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  • In recent times it is among the more progressive of the sciences, because the new and improved methods of research now at command have found in its cultivation a field of practically unlimited extent, in which the lines of research may ultimately lead to a comprehension of the universe impossible of attainment before our time.

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  • It must be admitted that any intelligent comprehension of the subject requires at least a grasp of the fundamental conceptions of analytical geometry and the infinitesimal calculus, such as only one with some training in these subjects can be expected to have.

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  • Logic does not come in contact with things, except as they are subject to modification by intellectual forms. In other words, universality, individuality and speciality are all equally modes of our comprehension or notion; their meaning consists in their setting forth the relations attaching to any object of our conception.

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  • Motion, even more evidently than space, implicates the contradictory conception of continuity, and cannot, therefore, be a real predicate, though valid as an intelligible form and necessary to the comprehension of the objective semblance.

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  • Although in the case of the spatial comprehension of a perspective representation experience plays a large part, in observing through a microscope it does not count, or only a little, for the object is presumably quite unknown.

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  • Selligue had no particular comprehension of the problem, for his achromatic single systems were simply telescope objectives corrected for an infinitely distant point, and were placed so that the same surface was turned towards the object in the microscope objective as in the telescope objective; although contrary to the telescope, the distance of the object in the microscope objective is small in proportion to the distance of the image.

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  • The amount of data stored is so vast that even if we put a number on it, it would be beyond our comprehension.

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  • It may be true, as some maintain, that language cannot express to us much beyond what we have lived and experienced; but I have always observed that children manifest the greatest delight in the lofty, poetic language which we are too ready to think beyond their comprehension.

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  • Natasha repeated with a smile of pity at her friend's lack of comprehension.

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  • The higher the human intellect rises in the discovery of these purposes, the more obvious it becomes, that the ultimate purpose is beyond our comprehension.

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  • However, at the end of third year (7½ years), JP children were 9 months ahead of norms in reading comprehension.

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  • You have much comprehension in your dealings with people, and an amazingly retentive memory.

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  • You learn to sharpen your comprehension, memory, and speed-reading skills.

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  • Reading is an integral part of any child's education, laying the foundation for communication and comprehension skills.

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  • Free online comic books can be great tools for teaching children about a variety of topics, while helping to build reading comprehension skills.

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  • The visual nature of comic books helps youngsters who struggle with reading comprehension to understand what is happening in the story better.

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  • These books enhance listening skills and comprehension.

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  • After reading the book, there are quizzes and game challenges to test comprehension of the story.

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  • The transition between comprehension and fluency is gradual.

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  • Struggling readers can benefit from selecting subjects that interest them paired with guided reading activities that can help transition from determining meaning to comprehension and eventually to fluency.

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  • The site includes more than 1800 fiction and non-fiction books, along with comprehension quizzes and audio for a number of titles.

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  • Games in this section help to teach and reinforce phonics, vocabulary, reading, comprehension, and more.

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  • If you are just learning the Portuguese language, an online translator could be an invaluable tool to help your comprehension.

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  • With this section, history is learned at the same time as vocabulary skills and reading comprehension increases through stories and interactive games.

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  • By understanding where to place your fingers on the fretboard, you'll expand your comprehension of notes and how chords are developed.

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  • The Story Reader helps your child with reading and comprehension as animated storybooks come alive on the screen.

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  • Scales are modified for infants and children to accommodate their level of comprehension.

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  • Nation, Kate, et al. "Hidden Language Impairments in Children: Parallels Between Poor Reading Comprehension and Specific Language Impairment?"

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  • The child indicates comprehension of the word by pointing to the corresponding object.

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  • Central auditory processing skills-The skills needed for auditory perception, including auditory discrimination, auditory memory, auditory blending, and auditory comprehension.

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  • Nation, Kate, et al. "Hidden Language Impairments in Children: Parallels Between Poor Reading Comprehension and Specific Language Impairment?"

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  • Brain processing capabilities can be assessed by spontaneous speech, repetition, reading, naming, writing, and comprehension.

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  • The child is bilingual or multilingual, learning two or more languages simultaneously but at a slower speed; the child's combined comprehension of the languages is normal for that age.

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  • Mental retardation causes global language delay, including delayed auditory comprehension and use of gestures.

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  • Children with expressive aphasia fail to speak at the usual age although they have normal speech comprehension and articulation.

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  • The Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test, for children aged two-and-a-half to 18 years, is a useful screening instrument for word comprehension.

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  • Expressive aphasia-A developmental disorder in which a child has lower-than-normal proficiency in vocabulary, production of complex sentences, and word recall, although language comprehension is normal.

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  • A concussion can cause loss of consciousness and may affect balance, comprehension, coordination, hearing, memory, and vision.

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  • Anyone who has suffered a blow to the head should be examined immediately, and at five-minute intervals until normal comprehension has returned.

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  • Zwolan. "Examining Multiple Sources of Influence on the Reading Comprehension Skills of Children Who Use Cochlear Implants."

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  • A major leap in reading comprehension occurs at about nine.

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  • Expressive aphasia-A developmental disorder in which a child has lower-than-normal proficiency in vocabulary, production of complex sentences, and word recall, although language comprehension is normal.

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  • Receptive language-The comprehension of language.

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  • Each time they learn a new skill they add to their sense of their ability and their comprehension of who they are.

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  • This condition lowers accuracy and comprehension in reading.

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  • Later strategies focus on comprehension, retention, and study skills.

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  • Carl Wernicke, a German neurologist, identified another region in the left hemisphere that was responsible for language comprehension.

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  • Reading out loud to your child is immensely beneficial and is essential to developing good vocabulary and reading comprehension.

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  • Spelling lists are an important part of any language arts curriculum as they assist students in learning phonics, vocabulary words, reading comprehension and fluency when reading.

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  • Once your child is reading with some fluency (not taking more than a few seconds for each word), then you can start thinking about building comprehension skills.

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  • Integrating both writing and reading practice, build on fluency when you start teaching comprehension skills.

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  • For this reason, it is very important to choose a language curriculum that ranks amongst the best in comprehension and directives.

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  • Fundamental comprehension of origami folding instructions is important before beginning any origami project.

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  • Touch & Learn Super Duper Computer teaches alphabet skills, improves reading comprehension and includes lessons on word families, rhyming, letter sounds, spelling and phonics.

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  • Zap & Learn WHY Writer features two interactive learning modes that teach word reading and comprehension, vocabulary and how to follow directions, with options to change the game as the child's skills develop.

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  • As children move from emerging readers, board games assist in the development of basic reading and comprehension skills.

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  • Recommended for children ages six to eight, Reading Riddles Maze Game helps develop and improve listening and reading comprehension skills.

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  • The Main Idea, A Reading Comprehension Board Game.

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  • Generations have played Scrabble in the classroom to improve vocabulary, phonics and reading comprehension skills.

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  • When your preschooler re-tells a story, she is developing reading comprehension, pre-writing skills, and an understanding of story elements.

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  • It helps kids read by offering interactive features such as read-along stories and comprehension games.

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  • When the parent or teacher quickly provides the meaning, the child is likely to absorb the information without losing interest or comprehension of the text.

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  • It helps kids read by offering interactive features such as read-along stories and comprehension games.

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  • Depending upon the type of puzzle you choose, puzzles can enhance reading comprehension, spelling, grammar, and math skills.

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  • Reading comprehension can be applied to virtually any area in school, from math to science, social studies to art.

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  • How can parent and educators encourage kids to read and expand their vocabularies and reading comprehension skills?

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  • Ask him to read a favorite article to you, and ask questions to check for reading comprehension.

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  • In fact, using games to teach these kinds of skills are really the only way kids can learn - simply explaining to children concepts like "communication" and "cooperation" won't enable comprehension on a basic level.

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  • Kids play games that will help them improve their reading comprehension, vocabulary, math and science scores.

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  • The concept includes watching whole series, answering comprehension questions and composing essays based on the verbal and non-verbal cues the situational shows employ.

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  • Becoming aware of your body outside of general care is, indeed, a gateway to a greater comprehension of your ability.

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  • Yoga Journal offers an excellent resource on their website: a digital library of yoga poses described down to the finest details in order to allow complete comprehension of the pose.

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  • However, language deficits do exist with Asperger syndrome, primarily in comprehension of the subtleties of language, as affected individuals often cannot grasp abstract concepts or comprehend irony or humor as well as the average person.

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  • The activity helps with listening comprehension skills.

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  • The activity builds listening and general comprehension skills.

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  • Read and listen to French pronunciation, or play interactive games online to build vocabulary and reading comprehension.

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