Confining sentence examples

  • A result of confining the stream between its containing banks is the rapid growth of the delta.

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  • Confining our attention, for the present, to di-substitution products we see that there are three distinct series of compounds to be considered.

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  • It is replaced by Chronicles, which, confining itself to Judaean history from a later standpoint (after the Persian age), includes new characteristic traditions wherein some recollection of more recent events may be recognized.

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  • Without having recourse to any elaborate process of economic reasoning, by confining out attention to one simple question, namely, what happened, we can establish conclusions of the greatest interest to economic historians and, further, define the problem we have to investigate.

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  • Confining our attention here to ornithology, Cuvier's arrangement of the class Aver is now seen to be not very much better than any which it superseded.

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  • It is distinguished from other English geographical books of the period by confining attention to the principles of geography, and not describing the countries of the world.

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  • Before this crowned Gargoyle had recovered himself Zeb had wound a strap several times around its body, confining its wings and arms so that it could not move.

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  • He confesses result that, in confining all cognition to single perceptions and.

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  • At Limington he came into conflict with law and order as represented by the sheriff, Sir Amias Paulet, who is said by Cavendish to have placed Wolsey in the stocks; Wolsey retaliated long afterwards by confining Paulet to his chambers in the Temple for five or six years.

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  • Even Leibnitz,' who initiated a more modern point of view, follows the tradition in thus confining the scope of mathematics properly so called, while apparently conceiving it as a department of a yet wider science of reasoning.

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  • But now the difficulty of confining mathematics to being the science of number and quantity is immediately apparent.

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  • C. Maclaurin, Legendre and d'Alembert had furnished partial solutions of the problem, confining their 1 Annales de chimie et de physique (1816), torn.

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  • Of the total amount of light falling on such a sphere, part is reflected or scattered at the incident surface, so rendering the drop visible, while a part will enter the drop. Confining our attention to a ray entering in a principal plane, we will determine its deviation, i.e.

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  • The natural process of sedimentation assisted the gradual artificial drainage of the marshes by means of embankments confining the river.

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  • During an illness, which kept him virtuous by confining him to his room, he studied French and English, gaining a mastery of these languages which, at that time exceedingly rare, opened up for him opportunities for a diplomatic career.

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  • Some of these recluses only ate every second day, while others succeeded in confining the necessity to a single week-day.

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  • Spencer appeals alternately to the" instability of the homogeneous "and the impossibility of complete equilibration to keep up the cosmic see-saw, but he can do so only by confining himself to a part of the universe.

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  • There can be no question of confining even orthodox " dogma " to conciliar decisions in an age when definition is so incomplete; still, we do meet with references to the Nicene.

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  • HOMILY, a simple religious address, less elaborate than a sermon, and confining itself to the practical exposition of some ethical topic or some passage of Scripture.

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  • Perceiving the difficulty of the Socratic dictum he endeavoured to give to the word "knowledge" a definite content by divorcing it absolutely from the sphere of sense and experience, and confining it to a sort of transcendental dialectic or logic. The Eleatic unity is Goodness, and is beyond the sphere of sensible apprehension.

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  • Confining our attention at present to the missions strictly understood under " foreign," i.e.

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  • The king made admirable use of the opportunity he had secured, confining his efforts, however, to Saxony and Thuringia, the only parts of Germany over which he had any control.

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  • Even after Lothair the Saxon, a line of ~ sovereigns rigidly confining themselves to their own character kingdom might have mastered the many influences of which were making for disunion.

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  • With the last of these Pushyamitra Sunga waged successful war, driving him from the Gangetic valley and confining him to his conquests in the west.

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  • The proclamation was succeeded, on the 9th of March 1900, by another of the high commissioner at Cape Town, reiterating the notice, but confining it to "lands, railways, mines or mining rights."

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  • Anda proclaimed himself governor-general and practically succeeded in confining the British to Manila.

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  • But the expert, confining his attention to the known savage, finds him already religious, nay, encumbered with religious survivals of all kinds; for him, then, it suffices to describe things as they now are, or as they were in the comparatively recent fore-time.

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  • On the night of the 9th, however, Colonel Stewart retreated toward Charleston, abandoning 1000 stand of arms. The battle has been classed as a tactical victory for the British and a strategical victory for the Americans, terminating a campaign which left General Greene in virtual possession of the Carolinas, the British thereafter confining themselves to Charleston.

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  • After confining its operations for some years to ordinary pawnbroking, without profits, it obtained the aid of the Russian State Bank, acquired large premises in Teheran, made advances to the Persian government (since 1898), and in January 1900 and March 1902 financed the loans of 2,400,000 and 1,000,000 to Persia.

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  • But, whereas the new scholarch, confining himself to the detailed examination of natural kinds, attempted no comprehensive explanation of the universe, Aristotle held that a theory of its origin, its motions, and its order was a necessary adjunct to the classificatory sciences; and in nearly all his references to Speusippus he insists upon this fundamental difference of procedure.

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  • Instead of confining himself, as before, to the fruitless integration of three differential equations of the second degree, which are furnished by mathematical principles, he reduced them to the three co-ordinates which determine the place of the moon; and he divided into classes all the inequalities of that planet, as far as they depend either on the elongation of the sun and moon, or upon the eccentricity, or the parallax, or the inclination of the lunar orbit.

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  • In 710-711 (92 A.H.) the Arabs invaded India, and in 712 conquered and established themselves in Sind; they did not, however, attempt any serious attack on the Gurjara and Chalukya empires, confining themselves to more or less serious raids.

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  • In this irritated temper they took up the question of tonnage and poundage, and instead of confining themselves to the great public question, they called to the bar some custom-house officers who happened to have seized the goods of one of their members.

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  • He declined to intervene in the affairs of Italy by confining the great liberator to Sicily; he protested against the presence of the French fleet at Gaeta; and when other foreign nations denounced the conduct of Piedmont, he defended it by quoting Vattel and citing the example of William III.

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  • Confining ourselves to cases where titration methods are not employed, the general order is as follows: carbon dioxide, olefines, oxygen, carbon monoxide, hydrogen, methane and nitrogen (by difference).

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  • Nothing therefore is to be gained by confining ethics within limits which must from the nature of the case be arbitrary.

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  • The State, 16 Wallace, 130), of a state law confining the rights of suffrage to males (Minor v.

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  • The Quadruple or Grand Alliance of 1814, defined in the treaty of Chaumont, between Great Britain, Austria, Russia and Prussia, had for its object the overthrow of Napoleon and his dynasty, and the confining of France within her traditional boundaries.

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  • He resumed the policy of Henry IV., confining his military operations to the region of the Alps, and contenting himself at first with opposing the coalition of the Habsburgs with a coalition of Venice, the Turks, Bethlen Gabor, king of Hungary, and the Protestants of Germaay and Denmark.

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  • There is a 12 m depth of peat within the confining basin.

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  • If we're confining ourselves to organ fugues that's a bit optimistic isn't it?

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  • Instead of confining himself to London he now scours the globe for the incidental.

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  • Vertical RC confining elements should be provided following the instruction for confined clay brick masonry.

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  • outspoken criticism would only lead to problems, dismissal, imprisonment, confining in a mental home.

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  • shrouded the trees of Pirang forest first thing this morning, confining a Wahlberg's Eagle to its roosting branch.

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  • It must suffice to say that these changes culminated in 1297, when an act was passed for closing the grand counci], or in other words for confining it to a fixed number of privileged families, in whom the government was henceforth vested by hereditary right.

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  • Confining ourselves for the moment to forms of explicit address, we may group these under three categories according as the power addressed is conceived by the applicant to be on a higher, or on much the same, or on a lower plane of dignity and authority as compared with himself.

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  • But, confining ourselves to what is here our special business, it is to be remarked that perhaps the heaviest blow dealt at these strange doctrines was that delivered by Rennie, who, in an edition of Montagu's Ornithological Dictionary (pp. xxxiii.-1v.), published in 1831 and again issued in 1833, attacked the Quinary System, and especially its application to ornithology by Vigors and Swainson, in a way that might perhaps have demolished it, had not the author mingled with his undoubtedly sound reason much that is foreign to any question with which a naturalist, as such, ought to deal - though that herein he was only following the example of one of his opponents, who had constantly treated the subject in like manner, is to be allowed.

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  • Some thinkers have identified the two, while others regard Epistemology as a subdivision of logic; others demarcate their relative spheres by confining logic to the science of the laws of thought, i.e.

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  • To the same century we may assign the grammarian Theodosius of Alexandria, who, instead of confining himself (like Dionysius Thrax) to the tenses of Tb rTW in actual use, was the first to set forth all the imaginary aorists and futures of that verb, which have thence descended through the Byzantine age to the grammars of the Renaissance and of modern Europe.

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  • How the hypothetical Dipleurula became an Echinoderm, and how the primitive Echinoderms diverged in structure so as to form the various classes, are questions to which an answer is attempted in the following paragraphs: - Confining our attention to that form of Dipleurula (fig.

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  • At length Fox, in seconding a motion for confining the debate to its proper subject, burst into the fatal question beyond the subject, taxing Burke with inconsistency, and taunting him with having forgotten that ever-admirable saying of his own about the insurgent colonists, that he did not know how to draw an indictment against a whole nation.

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  • A thick mist shrouded the trees of Pirang forest first thing this morning, confining a Wahlberg 's Eagle to its roosting branch.

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  • If all that fails, you may need to consider confining your male cat to a limited area to prevent soiling at large.

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  • Finally, confining him may be your best option at this time, but you can use the time wisely.

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  • Avoid Puppy Mills - disreputable breeding farms that mistreat animals by confining them in inadequate kennels, under poor conditions just to create additional litters.

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  • This could be as simple as having him wear a muzzle when he's loose with her and taking turns confining one dog or the other so Charlie doesn't have to wear the muzzle continuously.

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  • In fact, heartworm treatment typically lasts several months and can involve several steps, including confining your dog to limit his activity level.

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  • If you like the look of metal but can't afford to use it throughout the space, consider confining the majority of it to the area behind the cooktop.

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  • Then there are times where you want a freedom of movement that you won't get from more confining clothing.

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  • Air can circulate better under a skirt or dress with garters instead of more confining nylons.

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  • While women in past decades wore uncomfortable items like tight corsets and confining girdles all day long, today's plus size woman has more options in shape-defining intimates.

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  • You don't want to wear anything confining when you're working out - this will impede your full range of motion.

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  • Clothing that fits well, but is not too confining, is popular with seniors.

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  • Many apnea patients prefer nasal masks to full-face masks because they are less confining and more comfortable, but these masks may worsen nasal side effects of CPAP.

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  • Mask alternatives include nasal masks that are less confining.

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  • Gamers turned the other cheek, confining their game talk to their sympathetic peers.

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  • Some home-schooling families find the practice of home-schooling confining.

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  • Shaved Head: Many black men opt for shaving their heads completely to eliminate any hassle with confining curly hair.

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  • To add to the burden of modesty, these suits were heavy and confining.

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  • You needn't worry about confining your costume only to Christmas - there are events throughout the year when one can wear such costumes and briefly be part of a Victorian world.

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  • Virgo likes structure, and Libra, being an Air sign, finds this to be too confining.

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  • He'll try on just about any idea to see how it feels and toss it aside if he feels it's too restrictive and confining.

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  • With the right pair of yoga pants, a man can focus on centering his mind rather than how uncomfortable and confining his pants are.

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  • While this may seem too confining to some, be assured that delicious options are available for each meal.

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  • You might also want to try eating several smaller meals and snacks each day instead of confining your eating to three big meals.

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  • If you live in suits and other confining clothing, constrictive, tight or satin panties are probably not the best choice.

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  • This was important because during the 1920's, large numbers of women abandoned the confining corsets; thus was born the flapper, who scandalized the previously staid fashion scene with her short skirts, bobbed hair and decadent lifestyle.

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  • However, garter belts allow you more freedom; you just slip it around your waist without worrying about confining anything.

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  • Control top styles work well on holding in that tummy bulge, so if this is a problem area for you, you can wear pantyhose that address this issue and perhaps skip shapewear or girdles, which can be more confining.

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  • It's best to let a girl get used to wearing a bra without any restrictive, confining features; starting off with an uncomfortable bra is more likely to result in a negative experience and lead her to dread bra-wearing for years to come.

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  • 2 Nevertheless, while the propheticral teaching came to regard the ephod as contrary to the true worship of Yahweh, the priestly doctrine of the post-exilic age (when worship was withdrawn from the community at large to the recognized priesthood of Jerusalem) has retained it along with other remains of earlier usage, legalizing it, as it were, by confining it exclusively to the Aaronites.

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  • While not confining myself to any special system of instruction, I have tried to add to her general information and intelligence, to enlarge her acquaintance with things around her, and to bring her into easy and natural relations with people.

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