Confirmation Sentence Examples
For the first time in months, he had confirmation that he was headed the right way.
Confirmation of the fact was comforting; Evelyn would never have to worry about money again.
Of this there is no confirmation.
I'm sure of it! exclaimed Natasha, reading confirmation in Anna Mikhaylovna's face.
An interesting confirmation of Dorpfeld's view is furnished by the map of Guillet and Coronelli, published in 1672, in which the Enneacrunus is depicted as a well with a stream of running water in the neighbourhood of the Pnyx.Advertisement
The superintendent appoints the teaching force, the director all other employes; appointments are subject to confirmation by the board, and all employes are subject to removal by the executive officials alone.
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The Copernican theory of the solar system - that the earth revolved annually about the sun - had received confirmation by the observations of Galileo and Tycho Brahe, and the mathematical investigations of Kepler and Newton.
Not only did the monks continue to seek from the papacy the confirmation of their privileges and property, but they also referred almost all their disputes to the arbitration of the pope.
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The hit may be as subtle as reading a change in the subject's body language or eye contact or a direct confirmation they've hit upon something of interest.
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Neither by geometrical, nor physical, nor metaphysical principles had he succeeded in reaching and grasping the infinite and the spiritual, or in elucidating their relation to man and man's organism, though he had caught glimpses of facts and methods which he thought only required confirmation and development.
The high bailiff refused to make a return, and the confirmation of Fox's election was delayed by the somewhat mean action of the ministry.Advertisement
This suspicion, which was due primarily, no doubt, to the agreement with Sparta, would find confirmation in the subsequent exchange of compliments with Dionysius I.
The confirmation and consecration of bishops is now reserved to the Holy See.
This compact was twice broken, and in 1428 the Maltese paid King Alfonso 30,000 florins for a confirmation of privileges, with a proviso that entitled them to resist by force of arms any intermediate lord that his successors might attempt to impose.
At the confirmation of his election counsel was instructed to object to it, and in the voting the chapter was divided.
This points, we may here assume, to the Nero redivivus legend, which could not have arisen for a full generation after Nero's death, and the assumption receives large confirmation from the most probable interpretation of the enigmatical words, xiii.Advertisement
The agreement of the values obtained for the same quantity by different methods provides valuable confirmation of the truth of the molecular theory and of the validity of the methods of the kinetic theory of gases.
In his Summa he declares that as there are seven chief sins, either original or of act, so there must be seven sacraments to remedy them; but he only enumerates six, namely baptism and the sacraments of confirmation, of the altar, of penance, last unction and matrimony.
So Christ instituted confirmation non exhibendo sed promittendo, not by undergoing it and so setting it forth in His own person, but by promising to send the Paraclete.
Thus baptism is not valid if wine or ice be used instead of water, nor the Eucharist if water be consecrated in place of wine, nor confirmation unless the chrism has been blessed by a bishop; also olive oil must be used.
The distinction, be it noted, of form and matter seems more appropriate to the sacraments of baptism, Eucharist, confirmation and last unction, than to those of orders, penance and matrimony.Advertisement
Two years later political reverses forced the pope to sanction the existence of the council, which not only concluded a treaty with the Bohemian heretics but abolished the papal fees for appointments, confirmation and consecration - above all, the annates - and greatly reduced papal reservations; it issued indulgences, imposed tenths, and established rules for the government of the papal states.
The Catholic sovereigns applied to Pope Alexander VI., a Spaniard, for a confirmation of their rights.
In confirmation of this view, it may be noted that the authority of Herodotus for the circumstances of the great Persian war, and for all local and other details which come under his immediate notice, is accepted by even the most sceptical of modern historians, and forms the basis of their narratives.
The constancy of composition shown by repeated analyses of atmospheric air led to the view that it was a chemical compound of nitrogen and oxygen; but there was no experimental confirmation of this idea, and all observations tended to the view that it is simply a mechanical mixture.
His corrections are often hasty and false, but a surprisingly large proportion of them have since received confirmation from MSS.
The charter of Henry I., although no longer extant, is quoted in later confirmation charters of Richard I., Henry III., Edward III.
This system spread widely, and the early Christians especially appealed to it as a confirmation of their belief that ancient mythology was merely an aggregate of fables of human invention.
The most fundamental experimental confirmation that the theory of the aether has received on the optical side in recent years has been the verification of Maxwell's proposition that radiation exerts mechanical force on a material system, on which it falls, which may be represented in all cases as the resultant of pressures operating along the rays, and of intensity equal at each point of free space to the density of radiant energy.
The clergy and laity of a diocese together elected their bishop, as they had done before; but no one could become a bishop against the will of the king, and the confirmation of their choice rested with him.
By the king's desire he undertook the vindication of the practices of confirmation, absolution, private baptism and lay excommunication; he urged, but in vain, the reinforcement of an ancient canon, "that schismatics are not to be heard against bishops"; and in opposition to the Puritans' demand for certain alterations in doctrine and discipline, he besought the king that care might be taken for a praying clergy; and that, till men of learning and sufficiency could be found, godly homilies might be read and their number increased.
Such subsidies were generally the price for the confirmation of ancient or the concession of new privileges.
The story of her marriage with her attached servant Lord Jermyn needs more confirmation than it has yet received to be accepted, but all the information which has reached us of her relations with her children points to the estrangement which had grown up between them.
He, however, still appoints, subject to the confirmation of the senate, the secretary of state, the superintendent of public education, the commissioner of the land office, the adjutantgeneral, justices of the peace, notaries public, the members of numerous administrative boards, and other administrative officers..
The number of justices of the peace for each county is fixed by local law; they are appointed by the governor, subject to the confirmation of the Senate, for a term of two years.
Each of these is under the management of a board appointed by the governor subject to the confirmation of the senate.
There is, therefore, no reason at all to doubt that both apostles were martyred in 64-65, and the date serves as a confirmation of the chronology adopted above of the imprisonment, release and subsequent journeys of St Paul.
The withdrawal of Sennacherib's army, in which the doctrine of the inviolability of Zion received the most striking practical confirmation, was welcomed by Isaiah and his disciples as an earnest of the speedy inbringing of the new spiritual era.
Pompey was satisfied by the ratification of his acts in Asia, and by the assignment of the Campanian state domains to his veterans, the capitalists (with whose interests Crassus was identified) had their bargain for the farming of the Asiatic revenues cancelled, Ptolemy Auletes received the confirmation of his title to the throne of Egypt (for a consideration amounting to i,50o,000), and a fresh act was passed for preventing extortion by provincial governors.
In 1548 the Society received a valuable recruit in the person of Francisco Borgia, duke of Gandia, afterwards thrice general, while two important events marked 1550 - the foundation of the Collegio Romano and a fresh confirmation of the Society by Julius III.
In confirmation of their sincerity, in the summer of 1895 the Doukhobors of the "Great Party," as they were called in distinction from the "Small Party," burnt all the arms which they, like other inhabitants of the Caucasus, had taken up for their protection from wild animals, and those who were in the army refused to continue service.
Layard at Kuyunjik (1845-1847 and 1849-1851) definitely located the city, in confirmation of ancient tradition and the identifications of Rich and others.
Whatever theoretical reasons there may be for assuming his earlier existence, they must be held as warranting no more than a presumptive conclusion, which up to the present time lacks confirmation by certain evidence.
The words "confirm" and "confirmation" are not used in the Bible in this technical sense, which has only grown up since the 5th century, and only in the Western churches of Christendom and in their offshoots, but the rite itself has been practised in the Church from the beginning.
The history of confirmation has passed through three stages.
And to this day in the Eastern Church the infant is baptized, anointed and communicated by the parish priest in the course of a single service; and thus the bishop and the laying on of hands have disappeared from the ordinary service of confirmation.
The West, on the other hand, deferred confirmation, not at first till the child had reached years of discretion, though that afterwards became the theory, but from the necessities of the case.
At the time of the Reformation, the reformers, with their strong sense of the crucial importance of faith, emphasized the action of the individual in the service, and therefore laid it down as a rule that confirmation should be deferred till the child could learn a catechism on the fundamentals of the Christian faith, which Calvin thought he might do by the time he was ten.
In the Catholic Apostolic Church ("Irvingites") confirmation is called "sealing," and is administered by the "angels."
At the last revision of the Book of Common Prayer an addition was made to the service by prefixing to it a solemn renewal of their baptismal vows by the candidates; and, in the teeth of history and the wording of the service, this has often been taken to be the essential feature of confirmation.
Of late years there has been a controversy among Anglican theologians as to the exact nature of the gif t conveyed through confirmation, or, in other words, whether the Holy Spirit can be said to have come to dwell in those who have been baptized but not confirmed.
Pontefract, in Yorkshire, where he received from Wulfstan, archbishop of York, and the Northumbrian "witan" confirmation of their submission.
Piperine, conine, atropine, belladonine, cocaine, hyoscyamine and nicotine have been already synthesized; the constitution of several others requires confirmation, while there remain many important alkaloids - quinine, morphine, strychnine, &c. - whose constitution remains unknown.
Other officers are appointed by the mayor with the confirmation of the council.
As early as 1573, Thomas Digges had suggested that this theory should necessitate a parallactic shifting of the stars, and, consequently, if such stellar parallaxes existed, then the Copernican theory would receive additional confirmation.
Balmer's formula received a striking confirmation when it was found to include the ultra-violet lines which were discovered by Sir William Huggins' in the photographic spectra of stars.
The sign of the cross was to be made not only in the eucharistic consecration prayer, but also in Baptism, Confirmation, Holy Matrimony and the Visitation of the Sick.
By the judicious mission of an embassy to Rome he now obtained confirmation of the alliance which his father had previously made with the growing western power; at the same time he availed himself of the weakened state of the Syrian monarchy under Demetrius II.
Being in a miserable minority in parliament (1S7 Unionists against 379 Liberals, 51 Labour members, and 83 Nationalists), some form of consolidation among the Unionists was immediately necessary, and negotiations took place between Mr Balfour and Mr Chamberlain which resulted in the patching up of an agreement (expressed in a correspondence dated February 14th), and its confirmation at a meeting of the party at Lansdowne House a few days later.
In the meantime some confirmation of the law has been obtained from terrestrial experiments, and observations of double stars tend to indicate for it a wider if not universal range.
All high Tibetan officials, whether ecclesiastics or laymen, are appointed subject to confirmation by the Chinese government.
In all cases the nomination or election is subject to confirmation by the Holy See.
He cannot, however, exercise the functions proper to the episcopal order (potestas ordinis) until his consecration, which ordinarily takes place within three months of his confirmation.
Besides the full functions of the presbyterate, or priesthood, bishops have the sole right (I) to confer holy orders, (2) to administer confirmation, (3) to prepare the holy oil, or chrism, (4) to consecrate sacred places or utensils (churches, churchyards, altars, &c.), (5) to give the benediction to abbots and abbesses, (6) to anoint kings.
They alone can administer the rite of confirmation, ordain priests and deacons, and exercise a certain dispensing power.
The Enfida estate was granted by the bey Mahommed-esSadok to his chief minister Khaireddin Pasha in return for the confirmation by the sultan of Turkey in 1871, through the instrumentality of the pasha, of the right of succession to the beylik of members of Es-Sadok's family.
When the Lombard kingdom fell before the Franks under Charlemagne in 774, the archbishops of Milan were still further strengthened by the close alliance between Charles and the Church, which gave a sort of confirmation to their temporal authority, and also by Charles's policy of breaking up the great Lombard fiefs and dukedoms, for which he substituted the smaller counties.
A papal confirmation was obtained from Alexander IV.
The cytology of these forms is very little known; Dangeard states that there is a fusion of two nuclei in the chlamydospore, but this requires confirmation.
Lee was assigned to the command of the oath to the king as head of the English Church and not seeking an s Army of Northern Virginia which for the next three confirmation from the pope.
By Wilhelm Ostwald especially, attempts have been made to substitute the notion of atoms and molecular structure by less hypothetical conceptions; these ideas may some day receive thorough confirmation, and when this occurs science will receive a striking impetus.
Similarly, pentane, C 5 H 12, and hexane, C6H14, may exist in three and five theoretically isomeric forms respectively; confirmation of this theory is supplied by the fact that all these compounds have been obtained, but no more.
The story of her love for the disdainful Phaon, and her leap into the sea from the Leucadian promontory, together with that of her flight from Mytilene to Sicily, has no confirmation; we are not even told whether she died of the leap or not.
The price at which the conversion from money into corn is to be made at the time of confirmation of such apportionment, according to the provisions of the said act, are 7s.
Besides the tithes dealt with by local acts as already mentioned, certain other kinds of tithes are outside the scope of the Commutation Acts, namely, tithes of fish and fishing, personal tithes other than tithes of mills, and mineral tithes, unless the landowners and tithe-owners consent to make a parochial agreement for commutation before the confirmation of an apportionment after a compulsory award in such parish.
As a sequel to this declaration the diet, meeting at Frankfort a month later, asserted that the imperial power proceeded from God alone and that the individual chosen by a majority of the electors to occupy this high station needed no confirmation from the pope, or from any one else, to make his election valid.
Moreover, every appointment to an ecclesiastical benefice was to be notified to the president of the province, and the confirmation could be refused on the ground that there were facts which could support the assumption that the appointment would be dangerous to public order.
This theory, however, does not seem to fit all the facts and stands in want of confirmation.
In confirmation of this view reference may be made to a number of instances where observers - e.g.
This was followed by confirmation.
On the 3rd of November there was a free fight in the House; it arose from a quarrel between Dr Lueger and the Christian Socialists on the one side (for the Christian Socialists had supported the government since the confirmation of Lueger as burgomaster) and the German Nationalists under Herr Wolf, a German from Bohemia, the violence of whose language had already caused Badeni to challenge him to a duel.
A board of public works, board of park commissioners, board of fire and water commissioners, a board of civil service, a city counsellor, a city auditor, a city assessor, a purchasing agent, and subordinate officers, are appointed by the mayor, without confirmation by the common council.
They submitted their lists of criminal trials to the high commissioner, who, advised by the attorney-general, acted as a court of appeal, and no sentence exceeding six months could take effect without his confirmation.
On the death of Mowaffaq in 891 the Egyptian governor was able to renew peaceful relations with the caliphs, and receive fresh confirmation in his possessions for thirty years.
The Buyid ruler, who was now slinreme nt Ba2dsd, nermitte,d the Tkshlil to remsin in possession of his viceroyalty, but shortlya after receiving this confirmation he died at Damascus in 946.
The secondary character of these concluding chapters receives considerable confirmation from a comparison of the Septuagint text.
In 1213 King John granted the manor to the men of the town at a feefarm of £120 yearly, and confirmation charters were granted by several succeeding kings, Richard II.
Caine claimed to have received a charter from Stephen and a confirmation of the same from Henry III., but no record of these is extant, and the charter actually issued to the borough by James II.
A rumour of Aurelius's death having reached Syria, Cassius, without waiting for confirmation, proclaimed himself emperor; when the report proved false, it was too late for him to draw back, and he accordingly prepared for war.
Remains of camels (C. thomasi) have also been found in the Pleistocene strata of Oran and Ouen Seguen, in Algeria; and certain remains from the Isle of Samos have been assigned to the same genus, although the reference requires confirmation.
From the historical standpoint its value must be appraised by the estimate which is formed of the writer's general trustworthiness as a narrator, and by the extent to which the incidents receive confirmation from other quarters.
His theories had a deep and broad basis in English whiggism; and though he may well have found at least confirmation of his own ideas in French writers - and notably in Condorcet - he did not read sympathetically the writers commonly named, Rousseau and Montesquieu; besides, his democracy was seasoned, and he was rather a teacher than a student of revolutionary politics when he went to Paris.
It was found impossible, after many interviews, to obtain from Habibullah his consent to any addition to or variation of the terms of the assurance given by the British government in 1880, with which he professed himself entirely satisfied, so that the treaty finally settled in March 1905 went no further than a formal confirmation of all engagements previously concluded with the amir's predecessor.
In the Wars of Religion it at first sided with the League, but afterwards opened its gates to the troops of Henry IV., from whom it received the confirmation of its communal privileges and permission to demolish its fortifications.
In 1699 he published two treatises, - one entitled Three Practical Essays on Baptism, Confirmation and Repentance, and the other, Some Reflections on that part of a book called Amyntor, or a Defence of Milton's Life, which relates to the Writings of the Primitive Fathers, and the Canon of the New Testament.
The latter finds confirmation in the statement that he was born in A.H.
Prolonged negotiations were necessary to the completion of the treaty of the 17th of November 1905, whereby Japan obtained the control of Korea's foreign affairs and relations, and the confirmation of previous agreements, the far-reaching results of which have been indicated.
The close agreement found under these conditions is a very strong confirmation of the correctness of the assumption that a vapour at low pressures does really behave as an ideal gas of constant specific heat.
By.-and-by the king's confirmation came to be considered necessary for their lawful existence.
From all these efforts to reconstruct systematic theology with its appropriations of philosophy and science, groups of Christians turn to the inner life and seek in its realities to find the confirmation of their faith.
The supreme judicial authority is vested in a Supreme Court, which consists of a chief justice and eight associate justices, all appointed for life by the president, subject to confirmation by the Senate.
Confirmation charters were granted by Edward I.
It appears by the confirmation of Henry III.
King John in 1200 granted a confirmation of these liberties to Baldwin, count of Albemarle, and Hawisia his wife and for this second charter the burgesses themselves paid 70 marks.
In iooi his envoy Asztrik obtained Pope Silvester II.'s confirmation of this act of sovereignty.
An interesting confirmation of this view from the negative side is furnished by the city which ranked as chief among the Asiatic colonies of Greece, viz.
On his accession Frederick had communicated the news of his election to Pope Eugenius III., but neglected to ask for the papal confirmation.
Confirmation of this is afforded by the occurrence in the mountains of Java of a pariah-like dog which has reverted to an almost completely wild condition; and likewise by the fact that the old voyagers met with dogs more or less similar to the dingo in New Guinea, New Zealand and the Solomon and certain other of the smaller Pacific islands.
To determine the validity of these claims, which had been complicated by transfers and subdivisions, and to fix their boundaries, which were often very vaguely described, proved a very formidable undertaking; and the slow process of confirmation greatly retarded the development of the Territory.
Kohlrausch (1809-1858) and others laboured at its confirmation.
Dazzled by this confirmation of his nascent confidence, Sabbatai for a time found himself the object of suspicion and even persecution.
A party of the younger monks, to evade the double pressure of the king and bishops, secretly elected their sub-prior Reginald and sent him to Rome for confirmation.
As the years passed he noted down every confirmation he found of his own opinions in the writings of others, and every instance in which his views appeared to be illustrated by new researches.
He protested against the confirmation of the statute of provisors in 1390, and he was successful in slightly modifying the statute of praemunire in 1393.
He was especially urgent for the confirmation of his nominee Johannes Magni as primate, in the place of the rebellious archbishop Gustavus Trolle, who as a convicted traitor had been formally deposed by the Riksdag and was actually an outlawed exile.
Full confirmation is afforded by English and Danish traditions relating to two kings named Wermund and Offa, from whom the M e rcian royal family were descended, and whose exploits are connected with Angel, Schleswig and Rendsburg.
In the sequel he defines the role of the angel of baptism who does not infuse himself in waters, already holy from the first; but merely presides over the washing of the faithful, and ensures their being made pure for the reception of the holy Spirit in the rite of confirmation which immediately follows.
The latter, however, would seem to be the case, since a bishop was entitled to his writ of summons after confirmation and before doing homage for his barony.
The Easterns also resented the Roman enforcement of clerical celibacy, the limitation of the right of confirmation to the bishop and the use of unleavened bread in the Eucharist.
A remarkable confirmation of the theory that the Bronze Age culture came from the East is to be found in the patterns of the arms, which are distinctly oriental; while the handles of swords and daggers are so narrow and short as to make it unlikely that they would be made for use by the large-handed races of Europe.
Such confirmation, however, though necessary to enable the council to enforce them, does not itself confer upon them any validity in point of law.
The dean and chapter are thereupon bound to elect the person so named by the crown within twelve days, in default of which the crown is empowered by the statute to nominate by letters patent such person as it may think fit, to the vacant bishopric. Upon the return of the election of the new bishop, the metropolitan is required by the crown to examine and to confirm the election, and the metropolitan's confirmation gives to the election its canonical completeness.
The patriarch receives confirmation from Rome, and the political representation of the Maronites at Constantinople is in the hands of the vicar apostolic. Rome has incorporated most of the Maronite saints in her calendar, while refusing (despite their apologists) to canonize either of the reputed eponymous founders of Maronism.
A special confirmation is given in this case, as the Siren is represented mounted on her seahorse crossing the Styx upon the vase of Pluto and Proserpine in the collection of the Naples Museum.
The widespread belief, he admitted, "may be justifiable and founded on fact," but he was careful to add that "only the confirmation of the tradition by methodical investigation, in this case by experiment, could raise telegony to the rank of a fact."
Other confirmation charters were granted to the town by Hugh, John, and Alexander Baliol.
Several of the Plantagenet kings visited the town, including Richard II., who stopped here some time on his return from Ireland in 1299, and is said to have performed here his last regal act - the confirmation of the grant of a burgage to the Friars Preachers.
Brancovan, it is true, found it expedient to devote his predecessor's treasure to purchasing the confirmation of his title from the Divan, but the account of his coronation ceremony remains an interesting landmark in the constitutional history of the country.
He published an astounding pedigree, in which, starting from " Hercules Triptolemus," he wound his way through the royal Servian line to the kinship of Moldavian voivodes, and, having won the emperor Ferdinand to his financial and military support, succeeded, though at the head of only 1600 cavalry, in routing by a bold dash the vastly superior forces of the voivode, and even in purchasing the Turkish confirmation of his usurped title.
As in Walachia at a somewhat later date, the Phanariote regime seemed now thoroughly established in Moldavia, and it became the rule that every three years the voivode should procure his confirmation by a large baksheesh, and every year by a smaller one.
Confirmation of this may be found in Cicero's description (Pro Milone, 85) of the destruction of the shrines and sacred groves of Alba by the construction of Clodius's villa, in the local application of the adjective Albanus, and in the position of Castel Gandolfo itself, which exactly suits Livy's description.
How little confidence can be placed in the pre-Islamic history appears very clearly from the distorted accounts of Abraha's excursion against the Hejaz, which fell but a few years before the birth of the Prophet, and is the first event in Meccan history which has confirmation from other sources.
The chief thing to note is the existence, for these countries, of a civil-ecclesiastical to law, that is to say, a body of regulations made by the - civil authority, with the consent, more or less explicit, co of the Church, about ecclesiastical matters, other than spiritual; these dispositions are chiefly concerned with the nomination or confirmation by the state of ecclesiastics to the most important benefices, and with the administration of the property of the Church; sometimes also with questions of jurisdiction, both civil and criminal, concerning the persons or property of the Church.
Such election was subject to the confirmation of the majority of the bishops.
Bishops are elected by the clergy with the assent of lay representatives, subject to the confirmation of the metropolitan and comprovincial bishops.
When a vacancy occurred, the bishop of the diocese chose the abbot out of the monks of the convent, but the right of election was transferred by jurisdiction to the monks themselves, reserving to the bishop the confirmation of the election and the benediction of the new abbot.
In abbeys exempt from episcopal jurisdiction, the confirmation and benediction had to be conferred by the pope in person, the house being taxed with the expenses of the new abbot's journey to Rome.
It is slightly diuretic. Experimentally it has been shown to have a solvent action on uric acid, but its action in this direction in the body requires confirmation.
About the year 300, those desirous of being baptized were (a) admitted to the catechumenate, giving in their names to the bishop. (b) They were subjected to a scrutiny and prepared, as to-day in the western churches the young are prepared for confirmation.
Later canons continued this restriction; and although in outlying parts of Christendom deacons claimed the right, the official churches accorded it to presbyters alone and none but bishops could perform the confirmation or seal.
In the West, however, the sacrament has been saved from becoming merely magical by the rite of confirmation or of reception of the Spirit being separated from the baptism of regeneration and reserved for an adult age.
The Roman church already foreshadowed the change and gave a peculiar salience to confirmation as early as the 3rd century, when it decreed that persons already baptized by heretics, but reverting to the church should not be baptized over again, but only have hands laid on them.
Here they insisted in such cases on a repetition of the entire rite, baptism and confirmation together.
It would also appear that in the primitive age confirmation and ordination were one and the same rite; and so they continued to be among the dissident believers of the middle ages, who, however, often dropped the water rite altogether.
This is indeed advanced as an illustration or confirmation of the truth of his system, - as a proof that the facts of history correspond to his analysis of consciousness.
Such a sketch must pass lightly over debatable ground, and must consist largely of suggestions still in need of confirmation; but if it serves as a frame into which more precise and more detailed statements may be fitted as they come to the ken of the reader, its object will be attained.
This remarkable confirmation, from the scriptures of a rival religion, of the Jain tradition is conclusive as to the date of Maha-vira.
But John descended upon them in great wrath, and by threats compelled them to hold a second meeting, and to elect his nominee Gray, in whose name application for confirmation was also made to the pope.
Some confirmation of this theory is afforded by the fact that whereas we can recognize ancestral deer in the Tertiaries of Europe we cannot point with certainty to the forerunners of the Bovidae.
The number of sacraments is fixed at seven,4 first by Peter Lombard, and the essence of the three sacraments which do not allow of repetition - baptism, confirmation, orders - is defined as a " character " 5 imprinted on the soul and never capable of being lost.
Then after the battle of Leipzig he deserted the waning fortunes of the French emperor, and by a treaty made with Metternich at Fulda in November 1813 he secured the confirmation of his royal title and of his recent acquisitions of territory,.
Some tractable members of the Five Hundred were afterwards swept up and served to give these measures the confirmation of their House.
Even if it be admitted that the postseptal space may be the metasomatic cavity, the praeseptal space can hardly be regarded as coelomic in nature, since it is in continuity with the vascular system; while Masterman's conclusion that the cavity of the praeoral hood (the supposed proboscis-cavity) is separated from that of the supposed collar has received no confirmation.
It will be clear from the foregoing account of Taylor's work that the tendency of his thought, as of that of Bradley, is by no means directed to the confirmation or re-establishment of those principles of conduct recognized by the ordinary moral consciousness.
In the case of certain livings, however, the election requires confirmation by the crown.
The minister for Iceland, who resided in Copenhagen until 1903, when his office was transferred to Reykjavik, is responsible to the king and the Althing for the maintenance of the constitution, and he submits to the king for confirmation the legislative measures proposed by the Althing.
Its dean is appointed by the bishop, and, on the voidance of the see, summons the clerical and lay electors, at the instance of the primus, to choose a bishop, who is presented to the episcopal synod for confirmation and to the primus for consecration.
Baptism is the sign of initiation whereby men are admitted into the society of the church and, being grafted into Christ, are reckoned among the sons of God; it serves both for the confirmation of faith and as a confession before men.
The number of officers whom he appoints is rather limited and for most of his appointments the confirmation of the Senate is required.
His conversion is said to have taken place after an intense mental struggle; he was baptized by sprinkling, and without episcopal confirmation, when in hourly expectation of death; and on his recovery his Christianity retained all the gloomy character of its earliest stages.
He discouraged plurality of livings, and consequent non-residence, established a school of divinity at Salisbury, and spent much time himself in preparing candidates for confirmation, and in the examination of those who wished to enter the priesthood.
The dispute was bitter, but was carried on without any of the violence which characterized the conflict between papacy and empire; and it ended in a compromise which closely foreshadowed the provisions of the concordat of Worms and received the confirmation of Paschal II..
As a slight confirmation of the possibility of this theory we may mention that Greek mysteries retained two of the features of savage mysteries.
Thanks to Hughs support and to the good offices of Otto and his brother Bruno, archbishop of Cologne and duke of Lorraine, Lothair was chosen king and crowned at Reims. Hugh exacted, as payment for his disinterestedness and fidelity, a renewal of his sovereignty over Burgundy with that of Aquitaine as well; he was in fact the viceroy of the kingdom, and others imitated him by demanding indemnities, privileges and confirmation of rights, as was customary at the beginning of a reign.
And the much wider diffusion of the orthodox church was also taken as practical confirmation that it alone possessed what was regarded as the equally essential predicate of catholicity.
Of his two capital errors, regarding respectively the theory of the tides and the nature of comets, the first was insidiously recommended to him by his passionate desire to find a physical confirmation of the earth's double motion; the second was adopted for the purpose of rebutting an anti-Copernican argument founded on the planetary analogies of those erratic subjects of the sun.
The general results of the work appeared to support Tait's hypothesis that the effect was proportional to the absolute temperature, but direct thermoelectric tests do not appear to have been made on the specimens employed, which would have afforded a valuable confirmation by the comparison of the values of d 2 E/dT 2, as in Jahn's experiments.
These measurements, though subject to some uncertainty on account of the great experimental difficulties, are a very valuable confirmation of the accuracy of Thomson's theory, because they show that the magnitude of the effect is of the required order, but they cannot be said to be strongly in support of Tait's hypothesis.
Many of theni were given by nobles or ecclesiastics, but required the confirmation of the king.
At last, in August 1839, exhaustion brought the Basques to reccgnize the government of Queen Isabella by the convention of Vergara in return for the confirmation of their privileges.
He introduced order into the disorganized finances of the college and procured the confirmation of Laud's decree, which reserved five of the Eton fellowships for members of King's College.
He also describes the moon as adding to the zodiacal light during her first and last quarters, a result so difficult to explain that it needs confirmation.
But the Connecticut authorities in their effort to establish a legal claim to the country and to thwart the efforts of the Hamilton family to assert its claims to the territory between the Connecticut river and Narragansett Bay - claims derived from a grant of the Plymouth Company to James, marquess of Hamilton (1606-1649) in 1635 - elaborated the theory that the Plymouth Company had made a grant to Warwick, and that consequently his quit claim conferred jurisdiction upon the Say and Sele Company; but even in this event, Fenwick had no right to make his sale, for which he never secured confirmation.
Martha reluctantly admitted the lack of confirmation the town actually existed.
A sort-of confirmation occurred on Monday when I answered a phone call from a young lady.
You're not a part of this unless I needâ€”confirmation.
She handed back the note, more determined not to give the white-haired man what he wanted now that she had confirmation --and somehow she believed Gabriel --that Rhyn hadn't destroyed millions.
I need confirmation before the Council meets, and I need to know if you can alter whatever it is Sasha.s people did, Kris said.
The point I'm trying to make is, we lack confirmation, especially in view of subsequent events.
Appeals Court judge Michael Chertoff was to be Ridge's successor, subject to senate confirmation.
The research work provided direct confirmation of the extent to which the hypnotist can selectively activate given areas of the brain.
Ninth, there is the insight that the creator seeks affirmation, not confirmation, of the appropriateness of a course of action.
Confirmation of academic attainments No student can start a course without having already acquired the minimum academic standards of entry for the course.
President Bush has named assistant attorney general and former appeals court judge Michael Chertoff as Ridge's successor, subject to Senate confirmation.
Yes, subject to confirmation by your auditors, you have the option to classify your lease as ' off balance sheet ' .
A colored vertical bar appears alongside the window of whoever is speaking, thus giving a visual confirmation of who is the current speaker.
He was awaiting confirmation of a named contact in NICE for dental issues.
Once posted you will recieve email confirmation that we have received your vacancy, which will appear on the site for one month.
However, you should seek confirmation from the supplier that the helmet does offer at least a similar level of protection.
All online workshop schedules and deadlines were set-up as " tentative " pending confirmation from both CDAC Online staffers and project participants.
Only a written confirmation from AK Vintage Vehicles will confirm tariffs.
Booking information is sent directly to the taxi firm, who can then send instant confirmation.
Histological confirmation of tumor involvement in the paranasal sinuses is not available.
You will receive an automatic email confirmation of your booking and an order number.
You will be sent a booking confirmation which must be checked carefully.
Team line-ups v Crewe Alexandra Tue 14 Feb confirmation of the starting eleven and substitutes named for the evening game away to Crewe Alexandra.
A statement that the leaves can produce contact dermatitis (Massey 1941) requires confirmation.
You'll get a confirmation dialog, click yes in this.
If no WHOIS lookup is available for the domain, we will require written confirmation from the domain registry.
Jeez, the things you have to do to get a confirmation eh?
If perforation is suspected, then a water soluble contrast enema should be carried for confirmation.
Confirmation of the starting eleven and substitutes named for this afternoon's fixture away to Plymouth Argyle.
You also indemnify us against all legal fees, damages and other expenses that we incur if you breach the above confirmation.
Where ever possible please use contact information for confirmation of details or availability.
But whatever it is, it's now ingrained in the process, both as a voyager of discovery and of confirmation.
Full details will be sent with your confirmation invoice or tickets.
A confirmation letter will be sent to your e-mail address when the transaction is finished.
This second sample should be sent to the local reference microbiology laboratory for confirmation.
It is a compulsorily notifiable disease in the UK and any suspicion or confirmation of the disease should be immediately notified to Defra.
Any customer who prefers not to receive an online order confirmation may " opt-out " by so indicating this preference on the order confirmation may " opt-out " by so indicating this preference on the order form.
Confirmation of Commission form Need to call on the NUJ's help to get your money from a reluctant payer?
Confirmation of your booking Your booking remains provisional until we have received written confirmation and payment for your visit.
This resulted in the proposed revocation of the AQMA, subject to confirmation from ongoing monitored data.
In the evening of 28 March at 7.00pm the Bishop will confer the sacrament of Confirmation.
Confirmation of a diagnosis of BVD in acute cases depends upon demonstrating seroconversion in paired serum samples.
Hello everyone, so far so good, We've got confirmation through from where we're having the whole shebang.
D Confirmation of conformity with the relevant subject benchmark statement Program aims and outcomes are modeled on the subject benchmark statements.
Confirmation of official study or work experience abroad is required by underwriters.
Team line-ups v Newport County Confirmation of the starting eleven and substitutes named for today's early kick-off away to Newport County.
A papal bull for the college was obtained on the 21st of June 1 439; and further patents for endowments from the 11th of May 1441 to the 28th of January 1443, when a general confirmation charter was obtained, for which £1000 (L30,000 at least of our money) was paid.
Burgesses in Kendal are mentioned in 1345, and the borough with "court housez" and the fee-farm of free tenants is included in a confirmation charter to Sir William Parr in 1472.
It may be noted, in confirmation of this view, that the naval supremacy of Aegina is assigned by the ancient writers on chronology to precisely this period, i.e.
Since the time of these early experiments, various other modes of detecting the existence of electric waves have been found out in addition to the spark-gap which he first employed, and the results of his observations, the earliest interest of which was simply that they afforded a confirmation of an abstruse mathematical theory, have been applied to the practical purposes of signalling over considerable distances (see Telegraphy, Wireless).
The finding of the remains of the saint in 18J3 afforded striking confirmation of an incident recorded by a Spanish Benedictine named Haedo, who published a topography of Algeria in 1612.
Their quantitative experiments were, however, too rough to permit of accurate generalization; and although Lavoisier and Laplace stated the principle that the same amount of heat must be supplied to decompose a compound as would be produced on its formation, the statement was not based on exact experiment, and only received experimental confirmation much later.
Judges, heads of departments, and executive boards are elected, and even in the few instances in which the governor appoints to office the confirmation of the Senate is necessary.
Adams or Henry Clay, and voted for Clay's confirmation as secretary of state notwithstanding the "corrupt bargain" charge; at the same time he opposed internal improvements and declined to support the proposal for a Panama Congress.
Maury describes all the divisions of which a good sermon should consist - an exordium, a proposition, a section, a confirmation in two or more points, a peroration; and he holds that a sermon on morals should have but two points, while one on the Passion must have three.
Recent pendulum observations have shown that it is incorrect to assume a uniform density of 2.6 in the elevated part of the earth's crust, that on the contrary there are great local differences in density, the most important being a confirmation of Airy's discovery that there is a marked deficiency of mass under high mountains and a marked excess under the bed of the ocean.
This energy, therefore, comes under a different category from the energy for which the law of equipartition was proved, for in proving this law conservation of ' Very significant confirmation of this conjecture is obtained from a study of the specific heats of the elements in the solid state.
But his successor, Humbert de Grammont, resumed the grants made to the count, and in 1125 by the Accord of Seyssel, the count fully acknowledged the suzerainty of the bishop. A fresh struggle under Bishop Ardutius (1135-1185) ended in the confirmation by Frederick Barbarossa, as emperor, of the position of the bishop as subject to no one but himself (1153), this declaration being strengthened by the elevation of the bishop and his successors to the rank of princes of the empire (1162).
Definite confirmation of this conjecture is afforded us by later sources of the Iranian religion, in which we likewise meet with the characteristic fundamental doctrine of Gnosticism.
But theologians in the West had elaborated a theory of the grace of confirmation, which made its severance from baptism seem natural; and at the time of the Reformation, while neither side favoured the Eastern practice, the reformers, with their strong sense of the crucial importance of faith, emphasized the action of the individual in the service, and therefore laid it down as a rule that confirmation should be deferred till the child could learn a catechism on the fundamentals of the Christian faith, which Calvin thought he might do by the time he was ten.
This statement derives confirmation from the Digest, where references are made to two works, De Castrensi Peculio and Quaestionum Libri VIII., of a Roman jurist named Tertullian, who must have flourished about 180 A.D.
The connexion that has been suggested between the names of Mordecai and Esther and those of the Assyrian deities Marduk and Ishtar would be a further strong confirmation of the proposed etymology and derivation of the feast (see Esther).
Her profession of a desire to be instructed in the doctrines of Anglican Protestantism was so transparently a pious fraud as rather to afford confirmation than to arouse suspicion of her fidelity to the teaching of her church.
The confirmation of his appointment was formally opposed on ritualistic grounds by the Protestant Truth Society (see 6.907).
Thus the Cathar ritual, like that of the Armenian dissenters (see Paulicians), reflects an age when priestly ordination was not yet differentiated from confirmation.
Communicants were to kneel, not to sit, a thing that had, of all others, been odious to John Knox; Easter was to be observed, also Christmas, contrary to earnest consciences; confirmation was introduced; the Communion might be administered to the dying in their houses; and baptism must be on the first Sunday after the child's birth.
There is no contemporary confirmation of the story that the rosary was given to St Dominic through revelation of the Blessed Virgin and was employed during the crusade against the Albigenses, although the story was later accepted by Leo X., Pius V., Gregory XIII., Sixtus V., Alexander VII., Innocent XI.
It is possible, though far from certain (see Senate), that the powers of the interregnum and the senatorial confirmation (patrum auctoritas) necessary to give validity to decisions of the people, remained the exclusive privileges of the patrician members of the senate.
The agreement of the values of H with those of Griffiths and Dieterici at low temperatures, and of the values of p with those of Regnault over the whole range, are a confirmation of the accuracy of the foregoing theory, and show that the behaviour of a vapour like steam may be represented by a series of thermodynamically consistent formulae, on the assumption that the limiting value of the specific heat is constant, and that the isothermals are generally similar in form to those of other gases and vapours at moderate pressures.
Such confirmation does not, however, give validity to a by-law which cannot be justified by the provisions of the act, and many by-laws which have been so confirmed have been held to be invalid under the general law as being uncertain, unreasonable or repugnant to the law of the realm.
Not satisfied with explaining adverse texts, he met his opponents with unwise audacity on their own ground, and endeavoured to produce scriptural confirmation of a system which seemed to the ignorant many an incredible paradox, and to the scientific few a beautiful but daring innovation.
Bishop Howard Tripp, who presided at our ceremony of the Sacrament of Confirmation on 30 May 2004.
For confirmation of receipt send a stamped, self-addressed postcard.
Hello everyone, so far so good, We 've got confirmation through from where we 're having the whole shebang.
Confirmation of official study or work experience abroad is required by Underwriters.
Team line-ups v Newport County Confirmation of the starting eleven and substitutes named for today 's early kick-off away to Newport County.
The Catholic Church considers baptism as one of the seven sacraments, which also includes the Holy Eucharist, Reconciliation, Confirmation, Holy Orders, Matrimony, and Anointing of the Sick.
Carefully review all of your information before making a purchase final, and be sure to record the transaction's confirmation number for your records.
You can print out the order confirmation emails and keep them in case you have an issue with an order or need to track the status of an order you placed.
This may be a transaction or reference number that you can file in case there are problems, or you may need to write a brief letter to the company reiterating your request and asking for written confirmation that the account is closed.
Click on View Record if you want to see a more detailed confirmation.
You should also offer your customers the option to get additional perks like delivery confirmation and insurance.
Most websites will take you to a final confirmation page where you can look over the details of your payment before committing to it.
The USPS also offers delivery confirmation and insurance.
If there is a dispute over whether your product arrived or not, delivery confirmation can save you from unscrupulous buyers.
You will receive a confirmation email from eBay, and you must click on the link inside that message to activate your account.
While you are waiting for confirmation of your application, you may read up about the breed, including interesting facts about it.
Once you sign this and enter the verification code on the page, you will receive a confirmation email that you must respond to for your account to be activated.
Make sure you get insurance and delivery confirmation from whatever service you use to ship the gown to ensure its safe arrival.
Go with a company that offers full insurance with delivery confirmation.
They have a highly-elevated sense of their own importance and need to receive frequent confirmation about how special they are from the people around them.
In addition, it's reported that officials may even know the cause of death but are waiting on toxicology reports for confirmation.
While most people know that the stars live a little more luxuriously than the average person, looking at pictures of celebrity homes provides confirmation of this.
No confirmation on the rumored wedding, but what can be confirmed is that McConaughey has given up his beloved Airstream trailer for his girl.
Rumors that Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay husband Chris Martin attended the nuptials and pictures of George Clooney were snapped in the area, though no confirmation on whether or not he attended the wedding.
Not that the public really needed confirmation that Angelina Jolie is expecting twins, but it came anyway in the form of an accidental announcement via Jack Black.
Don't start fretting just yet super-fans, there has been zero confirmation from Probst or from CBS execs that the rumors have any truth to them.
Hopper's reps let his fans know he was immediately seeking treatment for his prostate cancer and there was no confirmation that his 2009 hospital admission had anything to do with his disease.
Tiger was actually in a behavioral rehab facility in Mississippi, presumably (though there is no confirmation) for treatment for sexual addiction.
Once your application is submitted, you should receive some kind of confirmation.
You will receive confirmation of your entry no later than one week before the show date.
Approximately two weeks before the show date, the superintendent will send exhibitors confirmation of their entry and an abbreviated version of the schedule found in the show catalog.
There has been no third party testing and confirmation that there is, in fact, an allergy.
Fado's crosses are perfect for commemorating a religious milestone, such as a confirmation, while claddagh rings and jewelry are a wonderful way to show a friend or loved one that you care.
You can celebrate religious milestones such as confirmation by presenting a silver Celtic cross ring, or give them as Christmas or birthday gifts.
Confirmation Gifts - A confirmation dove necklace or set of post earrings makes a great gift for that special woman in your life.
A carved confirmation pen set is a great gift for a man of deep faith.
A birthstone locket is appreciated as a gift for such occasions as Christmas, Easter, anniversary, graduation, birth of a child, Mother's Day, christening, or confirmation.
If you want to purchase a piece of jewelry to celebrate a christening, confirmation, bar or bat mitzvah, or other milestone in your or someone else's spiritual life, having a choice of jewelry styles is important.
People also give pendant medallions to markcommemorative milestones of faith, such as the tradition of bestowing a Saint Christopher necklace at the time of confirmationor other religious ceremonies.
If you're purchasing a gift for a special occasion, such as a newborn gift or a religious ceremony like a baptism, confirmation or a girl's bat mitzvah, then you probably want a precious metal for your bracelet.
Will you receive an order confirmation by email?
When ordering online, companies often email a confirmation of your order, or a confirmation page will be displayed when you finalize your order.
Upon registering, guests will receive a confirmation that should be printed, and they will also receive a reminder email two weeks prior to their birthday.
That confirmation should be brought to the park's admission booths or ticket will call windows along with a photo ID such as a passport or driver's license.
Kotaku is investigating and expect final confirmation soon.
No official confirmation of this has been released from Nintendo, however.
Gametap does this very well, and will play a little confirmation sound when the game is done downloading.
To get unlimited Nitros, hold the select button as you hit 'OK' at the track confirmation screen in single or time attack mode.
Make sure you a print out a copy of your order confirmation once it's delivered to your email account after making the wine basket purchase.
Review the order confirmation and make sure all information is correct.
Shipment confirmation - You will receive an email confirming that your order has shipped.
Click on the "delete" button when the confirmation dialog pops up asking if you're sure you want to delete the app and all of its data.
Doctors can measure IgM levels in the infant's cerebrospinal fluid, as well as in the blood, if confirmation is needed.
Victims may miss a day of school or work but never see a doctor for confirmation of food poisoning.
Concrete confirmation of CO poisoning comes from a carboxyhemoglobin test.
Ultrasonography, computed tomography scans (CT scan), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may provide visual confirmation of a diagnosis or help to determine the extent of involvement.
Confirmation may also be obtained by taking a bone marrow sample (bone marrow biopsy) for microscopic examination.
Once you've received confirmation of your registration, get your high school dance team ready to compete with a new dance team routine to get everybody excited for the competition.
While much information can often be obtained from still living relatives about your immediate family, confirmation of the facts is always a good idea.
Some states will send a claim confirmation form and a handbook to you in the mail.
After clicking the submit button, a receipt confirmation will appear on the screen.
If for some reason the confirmation page does not appear, open the saved application and attempt to submit again.
Once your application is complete, you will receive a confirmation number.
If the insurance coverage on a mortgaged property has lapsed, EMC will contact the customer by letter and by phone to request confirmation that the proper insurance has been put in place.
Its effectiveness is not immediate; it will be necessary to use an alternative form of birth control (not an IUD) until you have an Essure confirmation test.
The confirmation test only takes about 30 minutes to complete.
Another visit to the doctor for a confirmation test is necessary to make sure that the tubes are blocked and that no fluids can pass through them.
You can see the Essure Procedure Animation for an overview of how the doctor places the inserts into the fallopian tubes, as well as an animation of the Essure Confirmation Test that follows three months after completing the procedure.
It is necessary to use another form of birth control during the three months between having the Essure system put into place and the confirmation test.
In just a few months, you can receive confirmation that the birth control is in effect and nothing further has to be done.
If you do choose to go through a broker, make sure that it's a reputable one, and always ask for confirmation regarding what percentage of the donation goes directly to the charity.
The child can see confirmation that he or she is behaving appropriately.
Rycroft bounced back from this rejection, though it was clearly difficult for her to hear confirmation of this news on national television.
In addition to getting instant confirmation of the final vote results, you can also find episode summaries, video clips, cast bios and previews of upcoming action on the CBS Survivor site.
The signup process for Xanga is incredibly easy - a simple email form and confirmation and you're set with a fairly basic template.
Once you've completed the signup process - which includes clicking a confirmation link that should arrive in your email box from the Facebook system - then you'll be ready to get started playing the Farm Town game.
The registrar sends several confirmation emails to your primary contact once your domain is active.
Once the confirmation is complete, the new registrar will contact the old registrar to notify them of the domain transfer.
Your current registrar should then send a confirmation of the transfer.
You're not a part of this unless I need—confirmation.
Though the admission of new members is, strictly speaking, the act of the session, this duty usually devolves upon the minister, who reports his procedure to the session for approval and confirmation.
The papal bulls of confirmation were dated February and March 1 533, and the consecration took place on the 30th March.