Confused sentence example

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  • For a moment he looked confused, and then turned away.
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  • Sarah seemed confused as well.
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  • Darcie looked confused as she smiled graciously.
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  • He became confused in his speech and stopped in the middle of what he was saying.
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  • We were just two confused playmates.
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  • His words confused her.
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  • I still have confused memories of that illness.
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  • His use of Guardian's words confused her already drained mind.
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  • In her confused state of mind, she had convinced herself that he loved her.
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  • Everything in the room radiated some sort of subtle energy, and she waded through the energies, marveling and confused by them.
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  • The strange spell left her breathing hard and confused as to whether she'd had a heart attack or worse.
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  • The sudden rush into space confused them so that they could not think.
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  • Was he confused – alone and fighting a desire he detested?
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  • "I'm getting confused," Cynthia said.
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  • She glanced at Yancey, who was watching her with a confused expression.
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  • The young man said he understood but sounded confused at Dean's sudden absence from their lives, though he didn't press for an explanation.
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  • I liked this, too; but the division of the earth into zones and poles confused and teased my mind.
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  • Confused, Rhyn joined them and followed their gazes.
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  • Tired and confused, Katie left without asking what the drugs were for and stepped into the chilly fall evening.
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  • Darian appeared confused as he took in Jule and Dusty, recognition blooming slowly.
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  • He looked confused, but did my bidding as Paul made a quick U-turn and followed after the speeding vehicle.
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  • I'm sure Brennen was confused by my sharp response and background noise but once girls and dog had left we settled down to business.
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  • If you're sure, Daniel, but I don't know how you can find your way back in this confused mess of vegetation.
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  • She gave a cry, confused as arms wrapped around her.
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  • Josh waited at the foot of the stairs, obviously confused by the turn of events.
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  • Furious, confused, she peered into the lake waters.
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  • "Yes," she said, confused about his on-off moods.
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  • Confused, she tried again to remember what procedure Dr. Wynn was performing today.
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  • For a second he looked confused and then grinned.
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  • She felt confused, suddenly unable to recall why this request was objectionable.
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  • Jonny looked confused and uneasy, while Darian looked like he was ready to pounce.
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  • They left her beyond confused, terrified and certain she didn't want anything to do with Darkyn right now.
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  • Jenn watched, confused, until he lowered his head to her neck.
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  • Katie appeared as confused as Deidre felt.
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  • He stopped, looking confused as he lowered his hands.
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  • There were people milling about, most appearing as lost and confused as he felt.
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  • Often, in the repose of my mid-day, there reaches my ears a confused tintinnabulum from without.
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  • Miss Sullivan, who knows her pupil's mind, selects from the passing landscape essential elements, which give a certain clearness to Miss Keller's imagined view of an outer world that to our eyes is confused and overloaded with particulars.
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  • When the crowd collected round him he seemed confused, but at the demand of the tall lad who had pushed his way up to him, he began in a rather tremulous voice to read the sheet from the beginning.
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  • The oppressiveness of the air around her faded, leaving her confused as to what they'd been talking about.
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  • The creature looked confused but shifted from its guarded crouch to a kneeling position.
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  • The officers' laughter confused him still more.
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  • He was more confused than she was.
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  • The longer the French remained the more these forms of town life perished, until finally all was merged into one confused, lifeless scene of plunder.
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  • Confused, she concentrated on gripping the phone.
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  • His lifemate's expressive eyes prevented her from appearing composed; she had looked either frightened or confused during their short interaction.
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  • I'm sure the poor darlin' is as confused as a mouse in a maze but I'm sorry it's put you two on the outs with each other.
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  • The signs, which I had learned the day before, and which I thought I knew perfectly, confused me.
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  • There was a man behind the fierce face, and she'd only confused herself more by spending the night with him!
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  • I fancy I still have confused recollections of that illness.
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  • The old count, suddenly setting to work, kept passing from the yard to the house and back again, shouting confused instructions to the hurrying people, and flurrying them still more.
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  • And she walked away without another word, confused as to why she had wanted him to say there was more to why he chose her than because it was his duty.
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  • It seems to me that the great difficulty of writing is to make the language of the educated mind express our confused ideas, half feelings, half thoughts, when we are little more than bundles of instinctive tendencies.
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  • She met Selyn's confused gaze as the girl looked around the room.
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  • Pierre's mind was in such a confused state that the word "stroke" suggested to him a blow from something.
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  • In spite of Prince Andrew's disagreeable, ironical tone, in spite of the contempt with which Rostov, from his fighting army point of view, regarded all these little adjutants on the staff of whom the newcomer was evidently one, Rostov felt confused, blushed, and became silent.
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  • He grew confused and said: "On condition that the French army retires beyond the Niemen."
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  • Confused and ever-increasing crowds were running back to where five minutes before the troops had passed the Emperors.
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  • She grew confused, glanced round, and, seeing the doll she had thrown down on one of the tubs, picked it up.
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  • She sucked in a sharp breath, at once confused and thrilled.
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  • When she opened her eyes, he was gone, and she was just as confused as ever.
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  • She hesitated, her blood burning and her confused thoughts terrified of what might happen.
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  • She asked this and then became confused, feeling that she ought not to have asked it.
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  • Josh remained sitting in the hay, staring at her as if confused by her response.
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  • Confused, she paused at the back door and felt the telltale energy patterns of the newly dead.
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  • As confused as he felt, Gabriel would never let anyone hurt either Deidre, no matter whose mate she was.
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  • Selyn appeared confused at the sight of them, her dark eyes unfocused.
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  • The woman moved behind him, her confused green eyes on Jule.
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  • After rejecting then pining for him for a few days, she wasn't ready for him to be less confused than she was.
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  • She slapped his hand away, and he looked at her, confused again.
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  • "Glad to do our best, your ex'len-lency!" came a confused shout from the ranks.
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  • That was why Petya had blushed and grown confused when Denisov asked him whether he could stay.
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  • He still looked confused and then realization lifted his brows.
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  • Before the conversation began Prince Andrew was struck by the fact that the Emperor seemed confused and blushed as if not knowing what to say.
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  • Pierre himself grew still more confused, blushed like a child till tears came to his eyes, began looking about him uneasily, and an awkward pause followed.
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  • The horses showered the fine dry snow on the faces of those in the sleigh--beside them sounded quick ringing bells and they caught confused glimpses of swiftly moving legs and the shadows of the troyka they were passing.
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  • Confused, she turned her back to him and pulled her shirt up to expose the marking.
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  • When she spells "milk," she points to the mug, and when she spells "mug," she makes the sign for pouring or drinking, which shows that she has confused the words.
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  • The reason that we do not observe this process in ordinary children is, because we seldom observe them at all, and because they are fed from so many sources that the memories are confused and mutually destructive.
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  • Perhaps this was a confused recollection of the story I had heard not long before about Red Riding Hood.
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  • Though she came upon the count in his dressing gown every day, he invariably became confused and begged her to excuse his costume.
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  • I think so... but as you please, said Princess Mary, evidently intimidated and confused that her opinion had prevailed.
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  • On seeing Pierre he grew confused at first, but noticing embarrassment on Pierre's face immediately grew bold and, staggering on his thin legs, advanced into the middle of the room.
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  • For a moment he looked confused.
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  • Rostov kept asking as he came up to Russian and Austrian soldiers running in confused crowds across his path.
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  • Other columns after losing half their men were retreating in disorderly confused masses.
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  • She lay on the sofa with her face to the wall, fingering the buttons of the leather cushion and seeing nothing but that cushion, and her confused thoughts were centered on one subject--the irrevocability of death and her own spiritual baseness, which she had not suspected, but which had shown itself during her father's illness.
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  • On reaching the village he dismounted and went to the nearest house, intending to rest if but for a moment, eat something, and try to sort out the stinging and tormenting thoughts that confused his mind.
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  • Something vague and confused, which he could not at all account for, had come over him with the capture of that officer and the blow he had dealt him.
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  • Confused by his moods, she watched him cross to a thick goblet with a knife beside it.
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  • The younger sisters also became affectionate to him, especially the youngest, the pretty one with the mole, who often made him feel confused by her smiles and her own confusion when meeting him.
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  • In the middle of the wood a brown hare with white feet sprang out and, scared by the tramp of the many horses, grew so confused that it leaped along the road in front of them for some time, arousing general attention and laughter, and only when several voices shouted at it did it dart to one side and disappear in the thicket.
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  • A woman came from the bedroom with a frightened face and became confused when she saw Prince Andrew.
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  • Everything within and around him seemed confused, senseless, and repellent.
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  • Pierre felt confused and wished to avoid that look, but the bright old eyes attracted him irresistibly.
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  • This gaze disturbed and confused Boris more and more.
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  • (she grew confused) is agreeable to us, and I accept your offer.
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  • He left in order not to obstruct the commander-in-chief's undivided control of the army, and hoping that more decisive action would then be taken, but the command of the armies became still more confused and enfeebled.
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  • The officer, Timokhin, with his red little nose, standing on the dam wiping himself with a towel, felt confused at seeing the prince, but made up his mind to address him nevertheless.
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  • The Magician looked around, confused, before recognition crossed her features.
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  • Her turquoise eyes had been so lost and confused, he couldn't help but take pity on her.
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  • It will serve her right, she will be confused, but you will see her 'God's folk.'
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  • Everything became strange, confused, and misty in Pierre's eyes.
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  • Natasha watched him with an intent gaze that confused him, as if she were trying to find in his face the answer to some question.
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  • Rostopchin grew confused and became silent.
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  • The boy, thrusting his cold hands into his pockets and lifting his eyebrows, looked at Denisov in affright, but in spite of an evident desire to say all he knew gave confused answers, merely assenting to everything Denisov asked him.
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  • She was confused and a little annoyed by a growing desire for a more serious relationship.
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  • Molly was impressed, Howie was confused and Julie petrified she'd use the wrong utensils.
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  • Nicholas blushed and was confused when people spoke to him about the princess (as she did when he was mentioned) and even when he thought of her, but in her presence he felt quite at ease, and said not at all what he had prepared, but what, quite appropriately, occurred to him at the moment.
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  • She knows I'm checking something but she's so confused right now she doesn't know what to believe except that she doesn't want to see me.
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  • Gabriel looked truly confused.
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  • In the assertion of their national aspirations, confused as these were with the new democratic ideals, the Magyars had had the support of the German democrats who temporarily held the reins of power in Vienna.
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  • But his handling of it is clumsy and confused; and he does not make it sufficiently clear why the law of nature should be obeyed.
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  • 38), and towards the close of the 4th century we find St Jerome quoting from him as such.3 Two points must by this time have become clear: (r) that our knowledge of the original Simon Magus is confined to what we are told in the Acts, and (2) that from the earliest The times he has been confused with another Simon.
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  • But while thus seeking for hidden meanings, are we not in danger of missing what lies on the surface, namely, that the Simon Magus of the Clementine romance is a portrait of Simon of Gitta, after he had been confused with the Simon of Acts?
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  • These basins or ` longitudinal folds ' are enclosed on the south by the long high ridge of dark slates, which extends parallel to the crystalline [main] chain from the neighbourhood of Sukhum-Kale to the Krestovaya Gora [pass of Darial.] Behind this slate crest spreads a confused multitude of hills, Jurassic and Cretaceous in their formation..
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  • The African collection has not come to us directly: we have two incomplete and confused arrangements of it, in two collections, that of the Hispana and that of Dionysius Exiguus.
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  • The syllables overlap, and the hearing is confused.
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  • The political situation became still more confused when on the death of the third regent, General Kosta Protich, the government tried to force the regency to accept in his stead M Pashich, the leader of the Radical party.
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  • Geoff Ryman got confused over dates, very apologetic, said he'd come some future year.
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  • Apparently an early version of Bran the Blessed, (not to be confused with Brian Blessed) and clearly cognate with Beli.
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  • She must have been a tad confused as she bought me one of his dad's.
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  • The result just leaves the viewer confused as to what the show is trying to be.
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  • confused by the fact that the two Barford mills also lie in Headley parish.
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  • confused by a lack of appropriate best practice guidance from within the industry.
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  • confused at the moment about God and church and stuff.
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  • Of course the public themselves are somewhat confused on choice.
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  • Will the children of such unions be enriched by the dual heritage that they have, or be hopelessly confused?
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  • You are quite wrong and utterly confused to say that I am assuming that these things did not happen.
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  • Over 150 notes help you make the right choice between easily confused words.
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  • confused when nothing happened.
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  • confused where to start looking.
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  • contagion research has produced an eclectic, largely confused and jumbled body of evidence that lacks any comprehensive organizing principle or conceptual framework.
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  • coronets scandal has left many Labor Party members dazed and confused.
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  • I am back and sitting in the kitchen but still a bit dazed and confused.
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  • left social democrats with all sorts of confused ideas gain a hearing.
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  • Had the two divisions still kept in Japan been present Kuroki would have had the balance of force on his side, the Russian retreat would have been confused, if not actually a rout, and the war would have been ended on Japan's own terms. As it was, after another day's fighting, Kuropatkin drew off the whole of his forces in safety, sharply repulsing an attempt at pursuit made by part of the 12th division on the 4th of September.
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  • Thus, it would appear that the book has confused Jehoiakim and Jehoiachin (2 Chron.
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  • His brows lifted, but he still looked confused.
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  • Allen stared at her for a minute, as though confused.
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  • Rachel stared at her, obviously confused.
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  • In six minutes he was up and awake, looking confused.
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  • He's a little confused.
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  • "Right now?" she asked, confused.
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  • "What are you doing?" she asked, confused.
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  • Hearing it out loud only made her more confused.
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  • Deidre returned her attention to the death-dealer, who looked confused.
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  • His face was pale and his eyes looked confused.
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  • Jonathan stared at her, obviously confused.
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  • When he looked up at her, his expression was confused.
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  • "Adam who?" she asked, confused.
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  • "Are you… are you an angel?" she asked, hopeful yet confused.
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  • Deidre covered her mouth, more confused.
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  • "We got here Thursday afternoon," she said, confused.
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  • Every day she spent in this world, she became more confused.
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  • "So you just rode around in my head for twenty six years?" she asked, confused.
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  • She gazed at him, confused.
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  • Obviously one of us is confused.
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  • "You don't follow rules, though," she said, confused.
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  • "You want more than my blood?" she asked, confused.
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  • You can keep both, she said, confused.
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  • "Brother, she does not understand …" Gage appeared confused.
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  • God, I was so confused!
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  • He woke at 5:00 a.m., feeling frustrated and confused.
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  • He should have been feeling frustrated and confused.
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  • She stood alone and confused.
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  • She narrowed her brow, confused.
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  • Still, she felt guilty - and confused.
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  • Well, I'm not surprised that you're confused.
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  • She'd let down her guard to Darian after thousands years of rebuffing everyone else and had woken up feeling recharged, confused.
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  • The Grey God had morphed quickly from someone confused by his world to someone in control of his world.
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  • She stared at the door, a confused jumble of emotions burning her eyes.
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  • Confused, he said nothing.
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  • Jessi felt his teeth sink into her neck, confused when there was no pain beyond the initial puncture.
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  • Jessi looked away, beyond confused about what to feel or do.
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  • Ashley asked him, confused.
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  • The sight of him stirred emotions that confused her.
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  • The contradiction confused her.
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  • Confused, Jessi began to wonder how she was going to rescue Ashley after all.
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  • First there were the natural sciences, themselves only just emerging from a confused conception of their true method; especially those which studied the borderland of physical and mental phenomena, the medical sciences; and pre-eminently that science which has since become so popular, the science of biology.
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  • Artists have been known to use the left hand in the hope of checking the fatal facility which practice had conferred on the right; and if Hood had been able to place under some restraint the curious and complex machinery of words and syllables which his fancy was incessantly producing, his style would have been a great gainer, and much real earnestness of object, which now lies confused by the brilliant kaleidoscope of language, would have remained definite and clear.
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  • Yet it would seem there had been a still higher pitch used in the old ecclesiastical music. Upon this interesting question Praetorius is confused and difficult to understand, but he never wavers about the transposition of a fourth.
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  • The highland region of northern Albania is divided into two portions by the lower course of the Drin; the mountains of the northern portion, the Bieska Malziis, extend in a confused and broken series of ridges from Scutari to the valleys of the Ibar and White Drin; they comprise the rocky group of the Prokletia, or Accursed Mountains, with their numerous ramifications, including Mount Velechik, inhabited by the Kastrat and Shkrel tribes, Bukovik by the Hot, Golesh by the Klement, Skulsen (7533 ft.), Baba Vrkh (about 7306 ft.), Maranay near Scutari, and the Bastrik range to the east.
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  • History he is confused with a later Tetzel of Nuremberg.
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  • Herodotus perhaps confused Coptos with Chemmis.
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  • (I) To the first class belong the so-called "hairworm," Mermis, not to be confused with the Gordian worms. 3 The adult forms of M.
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  • Porcius Cato historical composition He is not to be confused with L.
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  • LEECH, the common name of members of the Hirudinea, a division of Chaetopod worms. It is doubtful whether the medicinal leech, Hirudo medicinalis, which is rarer in England than on the continent of Europe, or the horse leech, Aulastoma gulo, often confused with it, has the best right to the original possession of this name.
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  • As this fast falls in the early part of the year, it became confused with the season, and gradually the word Lent, which originally meant spring, was confined to this use.
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  • These fibre-tracheids are easily confused on superficial view with the true wood-fibres belonging to the parenchymatous system; but their pits are always bordered, though in the extreme type they are reduced to mere slits in the wall.
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  • They are exceedingly hard and difficult to pulverize, odourless, bitter and readily confused with black mustard seeds.
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  • In later times Ceres was confused with Tellus.
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  • Moreover, under piaculum are confused purification, propitiations and expiations; Smith's contention that purifications, whose magical character he recognizes but interprets as late, are not sacrificial, is far from conclusive.
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  • A confused notice in Suidas mentions three persons of the name: the first, the inventor of the alphabet; the second, the son of Pandion, "according to some" the first prose writer, a little later than Orpheus, author of a history of the Foundation of Miletus and of Ionia generally, in four books; the third, the son of Archelaus, of later date, author of a history of Attica in fourteen books, and of some poems of an erotic character.
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  • 2) has apparently confused him with Jehoiachin, and the latter's reign is so brief that some overlapping is conceivable.
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  • He found there, as he subsequently explained, the most confused ideas current as to the aims of the Allies in the war, and deliberate perversions circulated by enemy agents.
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  • Arbuthnot must not be confused with his contemporary and namesake, the Edinburgh printer, who produced the first edition of Buchanan's History of Scotland in 1582.
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  • slope of the Blue Ridge is almost imperceptible, or confused with the numerous mountain slopes that rise above it.
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  • Along the south coast of the Caspian this line of elevation is prolonged as the Elburz range(not to be confused with the Elburz of the Caucasus), and has its culminating point in Demavend, which rises to 19,400 ft.
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  • Tradition has probably confused Benjamite risings with Absalom's misguided enterprise; the parts played by Shimei and Meribbaal, at all events, are extremely suggestive.
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  • In external characters the Hirudinea are unmistakable and not to be confused with other Annelids, except perhaps with the Bdellodrilidae, which resemble them in certain particulars.
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  • Matthew Paris is often confused with " Matthew of Westminster," the reputed author of the Flores historiarum edited by H.
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  • Oncken, to take the extreme of condemnation, looks upon him as a bad physiocrat and a confused thinker, while Leon Say considers that he was the founder of modern political economy, and that "though he failed in the 18th century he triumphed in the 1 9th."
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  • He had been bred by his father in a great veneration for the syllogistic logic as an antidote against confused thinking.
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  • The Norway spruce seems to have been the "Picea" of Pliny, but is evidently often confused by the Latin writers with their "Abies," the Abies pectinate of modern botanists.
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  • In Late Latin there was a tendency to this spirant pronunciation which appears as early as the beginning of the 2nd century A.D.; by the 3rd century b and consonantal u are inextricably confused.
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  • The government of the Jurisdiction was of the strictest Puritan type, and although the forty-five "blue laws" which the Rev. Samuel Peters, in his General History of Connecticut, ascribed to New Haven were much confused with the laws of the other New England colonies and some were mere inventions, yet many of them, and others equally "blue," were actually in operation as enactments or as court decisions in New Haven.
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  • With the frequent remarriages of the heiresses of the kingdom, relationships grew confused and family quarrels frequent; and when Sibylla carried the crown to Guy de Lusignan, a newcomer disliked by all the relatives of the crown, she sealed the fate of the kingdom.
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  • From the Arabic point of view the life of Richard's rival, Saladin, is described by Beha-ud-din, a high official under Saladin, who writes a panegyric on his master, somewhat confused in chronology and partial in its sympathies, but nevertheless of great value.
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  • Manget's Bibliotheca chemica curiosa (1702), are confused productions, written in an allegorical style, but full of phrases and even pages taken literally from the Greek alchemists, and citing by name various authorities of Greek alchemy.
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  • There are indications that Robin was identified or confused with Robert Locksley, a manslayer of Bradfield in Hallamshire.
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  • The name is celebrated in Arabian tradition, but the statements regarding them are confused and conflicting, and for historical purposes are practically worthless, as has been proved by Th.
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  • The second series can be further divided 1 This must not be confused with the modern acetyl, CH3 CO, which at that time was known as acetoxyl.
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  • Ethical and operatic points of view are similarly confused when it is asserted that the Flying Dutchman can be saved by a faithful woman, though it appears from the relations between Senta and Erik that so long as the woman is faithful to the Dutchman it does not matter that she jilts some one else.
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  • The official surnames must not, of course, be confused with the popular nicknames which were naturally not recognized by the court, e.g.
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  • This prelate must not be confused with another, James Beaton, or Bethune (1517-1603), the last Roman Catholic archbishop of Glasgow.
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  • In 1599 the first peace overtures were made, but came to nothing; and the confused fighting of this and the following year culminated in the capture of Kanizsa by the Turks (September 1600).
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  • In the domain of history we have first the old Sienese chronicles, which down to the 14th century are so confused that it is almost impossible to disentangle truth from fiction or even to decide the personality of the various authors.
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  • Owen not only occupied himself with the dissection of rare animals, such as the Pearly Nautilus, Lingula, Limulus, Protopterus, Apteryx, &c., and with the description and reconstruction of extinct reptiles, birds and mammals - following the Cuvierian tradition - but gave precision and currency to the morphological doctrines which had taken their rise in the beginning of the century by the introduction of two terms, " homology " and " analogy," which were defined so as to express two different kinds of agreement in animal structures, which, owing to the want of such " counters of thought," had been hitherto continually confused.
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  • Both men and women avoided washing, but there was something of the nature of a vapour bath, with which Herodotus has confused a custom of using the smoke of hemp as a narcotic. The women daubed themselves with a kind of cosmetic paste.
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  • Pretorius in 1863 resigned his Free State presidency and offering himself as mediator (not for the first time) succeeded at length in putting a period to the confused series of intestine quarrels.
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  • Though:with some points of difference, they agreed in emphasizing the permanence of the two separate natures in Christ, united but not mingled or confused, and laid stress on the reality of our Lord's human experience.
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  • A siege and blockade, with confused fighting and alternate victory and defeat, and all the horrors of fire and slaughter, followed, till Dion made himself finally master of the mainland city.
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  • Hence they should not be confused with the old gild merchant, which originally comprised both merchants and artisans, and had the whole monopoly of the trade of the town.
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  • Moreover, zinc and bismuth were confused, and the word spiauter (the modern spelter) was indiscriminately given to both these metals.
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  • Somewhat curiously, but very naturally, Enoch the son of Cain is confused with the Enoch who was translated to heaven - an error which the author of the Old English Genesis avoids, though (according to the existing text) he confounds the names of Enoch and Enos.
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  • This Daedalus must not be confused with Daedalus of Sicyon, a great sculptor of the early part of the 4th century B.C., none of whose works is extant.
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  • The allied army was cut in two, and the last confused struggle of the three Russian columns on the Goldbach was one for liberty only.
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  • They must not be confused with the Chipewyan tribe of Athabascan stock settled around Lake Athabasca, Canada.
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  • He must not be confused with Emil Kopp (1817-1875), who, born at Warselnheim, Alsace, became in 1847 professor of toxicology and chemistry at the Ecole superieure de Pharmacie at Strasburg, in 1849 professor of physics and chemistry at Lausanne, in 1852 chemist to a Turkey-red factory near Manchester, in 1868 professor of technology at Turin, and finally, in 1871, professor of technical chemistry at the Polytechnic of Zurich, where he died in 1875.
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  • Taking magnesia alba, which he distinguished from limestone with which it had previously been confused, he showed that on being heated it lost weight owing to the escape of this fixed air (named carbonic acid by Lavoisier in 1781), and that the weight was regained when the calcined product was made to reabsorb the fixed air with which it had parted.
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  • The latter characteristic affords an infallible means for the recognition of these insects, since it at once serves to distinguish them from any blood-sucking flies with which they might otherwise be confused.
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  • When parliament met they executed, for form's sake, some confused manoeuvres, and then they were beaten on an amendment to the address in favour of Municipal Allotments.
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  • The origin of the Iwakura-yaki is somewhat obscure, and its Iwakura history, at an early date, becomes confused with that of the Awata yaki, from which, indeed, it does not materially differ.
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  • The above must not be confused with Alexander Cunningham, British minister to Venice (1715-1720), a learned historian and author of The History of Great Britain (from 1688 to the accession of George I.), originally written in Latin and published in an English translation after his death.
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  • Nor was he anxious to maintain the connexion between philosophy and medicine which had for long existed in a confused and confusing fashion.'
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  • After 1776, when it was partly repaired by Colonel Elias Dayton, it was called by the continentals Fort Schuyler, in honour of General Philip Schuyler, and so is sometimes confused with (old) Fort Schuyler at Utica.
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  • - Our information as to the oracle at Delphi and the manner in which it was consulted is somewhat confused; there probably was considerable variation at different periods.
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  • In Virgil, Scylla, the daughter of Nisus, is confused with the sea-monster, the daughter of Phorcys.
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  • The day passed in confused and savage scuffles between the raw enthusiasts of either side, but by 5.30 P.M.
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  • Outside the Church the breakup of old civilizations, the confused beginnings of medieval kingdoms, with the attendant war and rapine, the inroads of the Saracens and the rise of Islam, were all effective silencers of the pulpit.
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  • St Hubert was carried by a confused mass of some 49 companies, and von Steinmetz, believing the main French position to have been pierced, ordered the 4th cavalry division to cross the ravine by the chaussee and pursue.
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  • Its elementary nature was imperfectly understood; and the impure specimens obtained by the early chemists explain, in some measure, its confusion with tin, lead, antimony, zinc and other metals; in 1595 Andreas Libavius confused it with antimony, and in 1675 Nicolas Lemery with zinc. These obscurities began to be finally cleared up with the researches of Johann Heinrich Pott (1692-1777), a pupil of Stahl, published in his Exercitationes chemicae de Wismutho (1769), and of N.
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  • The explanation is found, so the Assyriologist assures us, in the fact that both Hebrew and Greek historians, writing at a considerable interval after the events, and apparently lacking authentic sources, confused the peaceful occupation of Babylon by Cyrus with its siege and capture by a successor to that monarch, Darius Hystaspes.
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  • The present chronological order of Nehemiah's work is confused (cf.
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  • Irenaeus has confused John the apostle and John the presbyter.
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  • His work is known to us through thirty manuscripts; but the earliest of these cannot be dated much earlier than the year 1000; and all are defaced by interpolations which give to the work so confused a character that critics were long disposed to treat it as an unskilful forgery.
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  • The earlier biographies of Garrick are by Arthur Murphy (2 vols., 1801) and by the bookseller Tom Davies (2 vols., 4th ed., 1805), the latter a work of some merit, but occasionally inaccurate and confused as to dates; and a searching if not altogether sympathetic survey of his verses is furnished by Joseph Knight's valuable Life (1894).
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  • That emblem was the diadem, and al though the diadem and crown are frequently confused with each other they were quite distinct, and it is well to bear this in mind.
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  • Finally the word (confused not unnaturally with the particle usually attached to it) was borrowed by the West, and is the origin of the English "admiral."
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  • It would perhaps be nearer the truth to say that the secular and spiritual interests intermingled and so permeated one another that it is almost impossible to distinguish them clearly even in thought, while in practice they were so bewilderingly confused that they were never separated, and were constantly mistaken for one another.
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  • It is rarely mentioned in Roman history and often confused with Lanuvium or Lanivium in the text both of authors and of inscriptions.
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  • The difference between proprietorship and sovereignty was confused or ignored.
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  • The task is one of extraordinary difficulty, for the textual problems of the various writings are complex and confused: the Greek original is extant in a few cases only (the Commentary on Daniel, the Refutation, on Antichrist, parts of the Chronicle, and some fragments); for the rest we are dependent on fragments of translations, chiefly Slavonic, all of which are not even published.
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  • Cassius Parmensis must not be confused with Cassius Etruscus (Horace, Satires, i.
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  • The actual divisions of Western Christendom are the outcome, less of the purely religious influences of the Reformation period than of the political forces with which they were associated and confused.
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  • Both were men of courage and activity, and the two men are often confused in the chansons de geste.
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  • Personally most frugal, Leo reduced taxes, made justice less costly, and was able to find money for certain public improvements; yet he left the finances more confused than he had found them, and even the elaborate jubilee of 1825 did not really mend matters.
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  • plumbum, lead) was originally used for an artificial product obtained from lead ore, and afterwards for the ore (galena) itself; it was confused both with graphite and with molybdenite.
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  • Hooker's operations began well, Lee was outmanoeuvred and threatened in flank and rear, but the Federals were in the end involved in the confused and disastrous battle of Chancellorsville (q.v.).
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  • about 332 B.C. It is possible that he is correct in placing the building of the temple at the later date, but probably he errs in connecting it with the secession of Manasseh, which, according to Nehemiah, occurred a century earlier; it has been suggested that he has confused Darius Codomannus with his predecessor, Darius Nothus.
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  • Hobbes, drew attention in particular to the confused mixture of law and narrative in the Pentateuch, the occurrence of duplicate narratives and chronological incongruities.
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  • the Assyrian inscriptions have furnished independent evidence of the relations of certain Hebrew kings (Ahab, Jehu, Ahaz) with the Assyrians, and thus supported more or less completely the evidence of the Old Testament on these points: they have also served to clear up in part the confused chronology of the Hebrews as given in the books of Kings.
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  • The notice in the Gospel, it is suggested, grew out of a confused recollection of the later (and only historical) census, and is devoid of any value whatever.
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  • The evidence for it is not to be confused with that for the law of rapid efflorescence of groups just considered.
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  • In these confused records of human imagination gone mad, we possess a veritable herbarium of all possible Gnostic ideas, which were once active and now rest peacefully side by side.
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  • Fort Miami has often been confused with this Fort St Joseph, 60 m.
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  • Cristofori (Storia dei Cardinali, 1888) and others have confused him with his nephew Benedetto (1497-1549), son of Michaele; who followed him in several of his preferments, was made cardinal, 1527, by Clement VII., and is known as a writer in behalf of papal claims and as a Latin poet.
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  • Another consequence of revived erosion is seen in the occurrence of great landslides, where the removal of weak (Permian) clays has sapped the face of the Vermilion Cliffs (Triassic sandstone), so that huge slices of the cliff face have slid down and forward a mile or two, all shattered into a confused tumult of forms for a score or more of miles along the cliff base.
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  • Thus the Roman letters E and F are liable to be confused in capital script, but not in cursive (e, f), C, G, in capitals, c, e in the cursive writing called Caroline minuscule, c, t, in the angular cursive of the 13th century and later.
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  • What is clearly erroneous or faulty may as clearly be intended, and therefore not to be removed by the critic. In Chaucer's "Miller's Tale" (3455, 3457) astromie is used for astronomie, and Noe and Noel (Christmas) confused, "Nowelis flood" (345 1, 3457), because the speaker is an illiterate carpenter.
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  • HEPHAESTUS, in Greek mythology, the god of fire, analogous to, and by the ancients often confused with, the Roman god Vulcan; the derivation of the name is uncertain, but it may well be of Greek origin.
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  • This brief summary of the leading features of the Arthurian tradition will indicate with what confused and complex material we are here dealing.
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  • Another disease which is sometimes confused with that caused by the Peziza is " heart-rot "; it occasionally attacks larches only ten years old or less, but is more common when the trees have acquired a considerable size, sometimes spreading in a short time through a whole plantation.
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  • Or, again, the memory might be confused by this variety, and the verification of quotations, especially of brief ones, was difficult, not only from the comparative scarcity of the copies of books, but also because ancient books were not provided with ready means of reference to particular passages.
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  • Fechner first confused physics and metaphysics in psychophysics, and next proceeded to confuse them again in his work on evolution (Einige Ideen zur SchOpfungs and Entwicklungs-geschichte der Organismen, 1873).
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  • But natural realism, as finally interpreted by Hamilton, was too dogmatic, too unsystematic, and too confused with elements derived from Kantian idealism to withstand the brilliant criticism of Mill's Examination of Sir William Hamilton's Philosophy (1865), a work which for a time almost persuaded us that Nature as we know it from sensations is nothing but permanent possibilities of sensation, and oneself only a series of states of consciousness.
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  • " There are still to be mentioned two English Hegelians, who have not confused Kant and Hegel as Green did: namely, Simon Somerville Laurie (1829-1909) and F.
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  • Having thus confused contradiction and difference, independence and solitariness, experience and inference, Bradley is able to deduce finally that reality is not different substances, experienced and inferred, as Aristotle thought it, but is one absolute super-personal experience, to which the socalled plurality of things, including all bodies, all souls, and even a personal God, is appearance - an appearance, as ordinarily understood, self-contradictory, but, as appearing to one spiritual reality, somehow reconciled.
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  • There has been considerable discussion as to whether he was the immediate successor of Aristo, but the evidence is confused and unprofitable.
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  • He was confused with Pan, Sabazios, Men and Adonis, and there were resemblances between the orgiastic features of his worship and that of Dionysus.
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  • The situation was confused by personal suspicion and distrust as well as by economic difficulties.
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  • This document, which confused the political problem with the theological, was bound to envenom the quarrel between emperor and pope beyond all remedy.
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  • In the reaction that followed the chaos of the Revolutionary epoch men turned to the papacy as alone giving a foothold of authority in a confused and quaking world.
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  • Latimer, however, besides possessing sagacity, quick insight into character, and a ready and formidable wit which thoroughly disconcerted and confused his opponents, had naturally a distaste for mere theological discussion, and the truths he was in the habit of inculcating could scarcely be controverted, although, as he stated them, they were diametrically contradictory of prevailing errors both in The only reasons for assigning an earlier date are that he was commonly known as " old Hugh Latimer," and that Bernher, his Swiss servant, states incidentally that he was " above threescore and seven years " in the reign of Edward VI.
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  • In the original myth the Harlungs, who are not to be confused with the Hartung brothers, were sent to bring home Surya, the bride of the sky-god, Irmintiu.
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  • The Jus pacis was an addition introduced first in the later work, an insertion which is the cause of not a little of the confused arrangement which has been found fault with in the De jure belli.
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  • Under the confused government of Charles's immediate successors the archbishop was the only real power in Milan.
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  • They believe in a future state, and have a confused tradition respecting a deluge, from which some persons were saved on a high mountain.
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  • The Old Catholics, with whom the Jansenists are frequently confused, date from the 17th century.
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  • Cavendish called it "inflammable air," and for some time it was confused with other inflammable gases, all of which were supposed to contain the same inflammable principle, "phlogiston," in combination with varying amounts of other substances.
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  • It remains to be seen how knowledge can be explained on such a basis; but, before proceeding to sketch Hume's answer to this question, it is necessary to draw attention, first, to the peculiar device invariably resorted to by him when any exception to his general principle that ideas are secondary copies of impressions presents itself, and, secondly, to the nature of the substitute offered by him for that perception of relations or synthesis which even in Locke's confused statements had appeared as the essence of cognition.
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  • He suggests that the other and larger diamond of antiquity which was given to Shah Jahan may be one which is now in the treasury of Teheran, and that this is the true Great Mogul which was confused by Tavernier with the one he saw.
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  • Speke's map of the Nile sources (1863) Baringo is confused with Kavirondo Gulf of Victoria Nyanza; it figures in Sir H.
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  • In that year there did appear a (confused) little tract written by Laney against Hobbes's concluding statement of his own ` Opinion ' in the ` Liberty and Necessity ' of 1654 (1646), but I can find no trace of any further writing by Hobbes on the subject " (G.
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  • The fragments which it professed to give were in themselves confused and incoherent enough, nor is it easy to believe that they all formed part of any such single and coherent design as that referred to above.
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  • But the whole question of the Eusebian chronology is very confused and difficult, and the text of the Chronicon is not certain.
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  • This office, not to be confused with the Reiclzsgericht (supreme legal tribunal of the empire) in Leipzig, deals principally with the drafting of legal measures to be submitted to the Reichstag.
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  • In 1073, while Germany was in this confused state, Hildebrand had become pope as Gregory VII., and in 1075 he issued his famous decree against the marriage of the clergy and against their investiture by laymen.
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  • The parliamentary discussion was very confused; the government eventually accepted an amendment giving them 557,093 for five and a half years instead of the 570,877 asked for; this was rejected by 210 to 162, the greater part of the Centre and of the Radicals voting against it.
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  • Wace, who, while translating Geoffrey, evidently knew, and used, popular tradition, combines these two, asserting that she was of Roman parentage on the mother's side, but cousin to Cador of Cornwall by whom she was brought up. The tradition relating to Guenevere is decidedly confused and demands further study.
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  • It is no wonder if in such confused imagery the details are not always self-consistent.
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  • The flex nitive animal gods are not to be confused with the animal not ns ascribed to many cosmic deities; thus when the sun-god Osii was pictured as a scarabaeus, or dung-beetle, rolling its ball Isis lung behind it, this was certainly mere poetical imagery.
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  • In old times he is identified with Horus: later Ammon was confused with him, and depicted in his image.
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  • The later us/zebti-figures, little statuettes of wood, stone or faience, of which several hundreds are often found in a single tomb, are confused survivals of both of the earlier classes of statuettes.
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  • The battle opened with a confused cavalry fight on the French right, in which individual feats of knightly gallantry were more noticeable than any attempt at combined action.
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  • The measures taken by Alfred to repress this revolt culminated in the capture of London in 885 or 886, and the treaty known as Alfred and Guthrum's peace, whereby the boundaries of the treaty of Wedmore (with which this is often confused) were materially modified in Alfred's favour.
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  • But let it be observed, first, that to reduce the huge and confused mass of pre-existing law into the compass of these two collections was an immense practical benefit to the empire; secondly, that, whereas the work which he undertook was accomplished in seven years, the infinitely more difficult task of codification might probably have been left unfinished at Tribonian's death, or even at Justinian's own, and been abandoned by his successor; thirdly, that in the extracts preserved in the Digest we have the opinions of the greatest legal luminaries given in their own admirably lucid, philosophical and concise language, while in the extracts of which the Codex is composed we find valuable historical evidence bearing on the administration and social condition of the later Pagan and earlier Christian empire; fourthly, that Justinian's age, that is to say, the intellect of the men whose services he commanded, was quite unequal to so vast an undertaking as the fusing upon scientific principles into one new organic whole of the entire law of the empire.
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  • This relation to a "good" must not, however, be construed as a doctrine of ethics in the narrower sense; nor is its "utilitarianism" to be confused with the hedonism of the British associationists.
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  • The ceremony degenerated into a burlesque in which the ass of the flight became confused with Balaam's ass.
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  • There are some instances in which the order of time is obviously the reverse of the order of narrative, and there are other grounds for concluding that the narrative as we now have it is confused and incomplete.
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  • The general, Warenne, was old and feeble, Cressingham was hasty and confident; counsels were confused, the manner of attack was rash, and the rout was sanguinary.
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  • The queen-mother married Sir James Stewart of Lorne, and their sons, Buchan and Atholl, mixed in the confused intrigues of the reign of James III., but the queen was treated with scant courtesy by the rival parties.
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  • Mar never crossed the Forth, and the command of Mackintosh, who did, was captured, with his Northumbrian cavaliers, at Preston, on the very day (12th of November) when Argyll foiled Mar in the confused battle of Sheriffmuir.
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  • Nothing else is known of his life; he is frequently confused with others of the same name, and it is uncertain which of the works bearing the name Leontius are really by him.
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  • The general result has been to show that a mythological marksman and an impossible bailiff bearing the name of a real family have been joined with confused and distorted reminiscences of the events of 1245-47, in which the names of many real persons have been inserted and many unauthenticated acts attributed to them.
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  • There can be little doubt that the story told there of the reconquest of Northern Mercia by Edmund refers to the compact with Anlaf, made as a result of the campaign, and it is probable that Simeon's statement is a wide exaggeration, due in part at least to a confused reminiscence of the earlier pact between Alfred and Guthrum.
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  • Starting from the confused grouping on the southern frontier of the two great chains and some transverse ranges, they run nearly north by east to the Colombian frontier where another " knot " or junction occurs.
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  • Sentiment and tradition have magnified his achievements, and confused his career with tales of portents and magical powers.
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  • Later, the figure of Nero redivivus became, more especially in Christian thought, entirely confused with that of Antichrist.
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  • Their minds were confused as to what resurrection was meant.
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  • In course of time the word "bid" in the sense of "pray" became obsolete and was confused with "bid" in the sense of "command" (from O.
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  • They are addressed to a people whose mental processes and philosophy were primitive; and since teaching, in order to be communicable, must adapt itself to current beliefs of God, man and nature - and the inveterate conservatism of man must be born in mind - the trend of ideas must not be confused with the average standard of thought. ?
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  • Thus the true ethnical name may have become confused with Barbari, the designation naturally used by classical conquerors.
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  • The settlement and the post originally called Kushk must not be confused together.
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  • Stretching south-eastwards from the delta of the Irrawaddy, a confused succession of little explored ranges separates the Burmese division of Tenasserim from the native kingdom of Siam.
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  • The northern side rests on confused ranges, running with a general direction of east to west, and known in the aggregate as the Vindhya mountains.
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  • The main source of supply at the present time is the confused mass of hills which forms the north-east boundary of British India, from Assam to Burma.
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  • The zamindar seemed a solvent person, capable of keeping a contract; and his official position as tax-collector was confused with the proprietary rights of an English landlord.
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  • The history of these early states is only a confused record of war and intermarriages, and is still semi-mythical.
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  • In the confused years which followed, he managed with the aid of plundering bands to form a kingdom on the ruins of the Nanda dynasty in Magadha or Behar (321 B.C.).
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  • It must not be confused with the Moorish " fez," which is skull-shaped.
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  • The chronological notes, moreover, are extremely confused; contrast xv.
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  • of lava and pumice, with little distinction of strata, almost always confused and mingled together, and varying from spot to spot in degree of compactness.
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  • But in the Aramaic versions Rekem is the name of Kadesh; Josephus may have confused the two places.
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  • It does not seem probable, however, that they can escape the fate of ultimately condensing into one confused mass.
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  • To say, however, that Clarke simply confused mathematics and morals by justifying the moral criterion on a mathematical basis is a mistake.
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  • The reports about what occurred are confused and contradictory; but it seems probable that Abdallah b.
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  • A son of Mahommed the Alid had escaped to India, where, 1 This Hashimiya near Kufa is not to be confused with that founded by Abul-Abbas near Anbar.
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  • Poole) that Bale confused him with one John, the son of Patricius, a Spaniard, who tells much the same story of his own travels.
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  • These three sciences, of the objects of mind, of the operations of mind, of the processes used in the inferences of mind, are differently, but closely related, so that they are constantly confused.
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  • Mill confused Newton's analytical deduction with hypothetical deduction; and thereupon Jevons confused induction with both.
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  • But this description applies more specially to the larger and principal volume; in the smaller one the system is more confused, the execution less perfect.
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  • The smaller the hole (so far at least as geometrical optics is concerned) the less confused will the picture be.
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  • On or in this confused mass many of the inhabitants were saved from drowning, only to be burned alive when it caught fire.
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  • Moreover, it is a human weakness to manipulate one's ancestry, and the common claim to be descended from the local godling is not to be confused with the Arunta type of reincarnation.4 Again, in the part taken by women in serpent-lore other problems of primitive society and religion intermingle.
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  • The explanation is possible, but it is not easy to see why, for example, the symbol 9 or cp = Koppa, the Latin Q, should have been utilized for a sound so different as p-h; nor, again, why the symbol for 0 (e) by losing its cross stroke should become 4), seeing that the sounds of o and outside Aeolic (a dialect which is not here in question) are never confused.
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  • 4 For further details and references to literature see the introduction to Leskien's Grammatik (not to be confused with his Handbuch), from which this is abbreviated.
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  • Either two sounds are confused under one symbol, or these records represent a dialect which, like Hebrew and Assyrian, shows sh, z, and c, where the ordinary Aramaic representation is t, d, and t, the Arabic tic, dh, and th.
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  • But many suppose that the tradition arose from confused remembrance of the use by a later author of Luke's " we " document or travel-diary.
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  • The picture thus presented by Hindu society - as made up of a confused congeries of social groups of the most varied standing, each held together and kept separate from others by a traditional body of ceremonial rules and by the notion of social gradations being due to a divinely instituted order of things - finds something like a counterpart in the religious life of the people.
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  • As in the social sphere, so also in the sphere of religious belief, we find the whole scale of types represented from the lowest to the highest; and here as there, we meet with the same failure of welding the confused mass into a well-ordered whole.
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  • As Prof. Driver says, "tradition, it can hardly be doubted, has here confused persons and events in reality distinct" (Literature of the Old Test.
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  • After 1890 industrial conditions were confused and temporarily set greatly backward by strikes and lockouts in the mines, particularly in 1894, 1896-1897 and 1903-1904, several times threatening civil war and necessitating the establishment of martial law.
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  • The biography of Fulk Nerra by Alexandre de Salies, Histoire de Foulques Nerra (Angers, 1874) is confused and uncritical.
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  • The Cameronites (not to be confused with the Scottish sect called Cameronians) are moderate Calvinists, and approach to the opinion of the Arminians.
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  • It is quite possible that later events which belong to the time of the Egyptian supremacy and the wars of Esarhaddon have been confused with the history of Sennacherib's invasion.
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  • Secondly, notions are all drawn from the impressions of the sense, and are indefinite and confused, whereas they should be definite and distinctly bounded.
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  • The details of his life are unknown, insomuch that he has frequently been confused with a Christian philosopher of the same name.
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  • Dr Lea is probably right in suggesting that it was a confused recollection of these decrees which prompted one of Cranmer's judges to assure him that "his children were bondmen to the see of Canterbury."
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  • They are distinguished from the Carians, with whom some later writers confused them; they have a king Altes, and a town Pedasus which was sacked by Achilles.
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  • citrinella) being perhaps confused with this also.
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  • He was ignorant of the rules of grammar, confused genders and cases, and wrote in the vernacular Latin of his time, apart from certain passages which are especially elaborated and filled with poetical and elegant expressions.
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  • Seir, a synonym for Edom, not to be confused with the Judaean locality (Josh.
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  • In 1894 he founded the Egyptian Research Account, which in 1905 was reconstituted as the British School of Archaeology in Egypt (not to be confused with the Egypt Exploration Fund, founded 1892).
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  • This ray, named by Abbe a " principal ray " (not to be confused with the " principal rays " of the Gaussian theory), passes through the centre of the entrance pupil before the first refraction, and the centre of the exit pupil after the last refraction.
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  • Hence he was already by Gennadius of Marseilles (before 496) confused with Jacob, bishop of Nisibis; and the ancient Armenian version of nineteen of the homilies has been published under this latter name.
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  • A Latin version of the work was in existence in the time of Cicero, but it is doubtful whether it was by Fabius Pictor or by a later writer with whom he was confused - Q.
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  • confused the situation was is shown by the fact that in 76 B.C. the octogenarian king Sanatruces was seated on the Parthian throne by the Scythian tribe of the Sacaraucians (ci.
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  • The lobed shape of its leaf and its dense foliage caused it to be confused with the true sycamore - Ficus sycamorus - of scripture.
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  • The Hittite sculptured object referred to above 1 Not to be confused, as Yaqut remarks, with Shamshat, the classical Arsamosata (Ptol.
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  • For the word meaning a hidden or secret rite, with which this has so often been confused, see Mystery.
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  • The evidence as to the military post filled by Juvenal is curious, when taken in connexion with the confused tradition of his exile in a position of military importance.
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  • In fact, the geological axis seldom coincides with the line of highest elevation, nor must it be confused with the main lines of water-divide of the Himalaya.
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  • J Y Y explored from Lhasa to the sources of the Brahmaputra and Indus, at the conclusion of the Tibetan mission in 1904, conclusively prove that Mount Everest, which appears from the Tibetan plateau as a single dominating peak, has no rival amongst Himalayan altitudes, whilst the very remarkable investigations made by permission of the Nepal durbar from peaks near Kathmandu in 1903, by Captain Wood, R.E., not only place the Everest group apart from other peaks with which they have been confused by scientists, isolating them in the topographical system of Nepal, but clearly show that there is no one dominating and continuous range indicating a main Himalayan chain which includes both Everest and Kinchinjunga.
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  • From this appointment it has been inferred that Wykeham was the architect of the "Round Table" at Windsor, which has been confused with the Round Tower, and a story which is first told by Archbishop Parker, writing thirty years afterwards (Antiq.
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  • Estimates of area vary widely and have been considerably confused by repeated losses of territory in boundary disputes with neighbouring states, and no figures can be given which may not be changed to some extent by further revisions.
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  • North-east of Lake Titicaca there is a confused mass or knot (the Nudo de Apolobamba) of lofty intersecting ridges which include some of the highest peaks in South America.
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  • Between these and the Cordillera Oriental is an apparently confused mass of broken, intersecting ranges, which on closer examination are found to conform more or less closely to the two outside ranges.
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  • Further, Rumania was on the point of intervening in order to secure herself against the consequences of Bulgarian aggrandisement, and the internal politics of Turkey became more confused than ever.
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  • And in the confused and contradictory accounts of his actions (for the story in Jordanes cannot be reconciled with the accounts in Olympiodorus and the chroniclers), we can see something of this principle at work throughout.
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  • auncelle, a confused derivation from l'auncelle, Ital.
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  • Historians have sometimes confused her with Maud (or Matilda),the emperor Conrad II.'s daughter, to whom Henry was affianced in 1033, but who died before the marriage.
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  • The conclusions to which the present writer has been led are mainly as follows: (I) that all we know of the original Simon Magus is contained in Acts; (2) that from very early times he has been confused with dnother Simon; (3) that the idea that Simon Magus is merely a distortion of St Paul is absurd.
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  • But Justin Martyr was decidedly weak in history, and it is not unreasonable to suppose that he may have confused the Simon of Acts with a heretical leader of the same name who lived much nearer to his own time, especially as this other Simon also had a great reputation for magic. A full century must have elapsed between the conversion of Simon Magus to Christianity and the earliest date possible (which is the one that we have adopted) for the composition of Justin Martyr's First Apology.
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  • These Bangala are not to be confused with the Bangala of the Kwango, also cannibals, who in marauding bands under leaders styled Jaga were devastating the country in the days of the early Portuguese settlements in the Congo regions.
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  • In fact, this error of the author alone is proof positive that he must have lived at a very late period, when the record of most of the earlier historical events had become hopelessly confused and perverted.
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  • A portrait of a Florentine lady, said to have been painted for Giuliano de' Medici and seen afterwards in France, may also have been done at Rome; or may what we learn of this be only a confused account of the Monna Lisa?
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  • In Socrates and Plato, on the other hand, the start is made from a consideration of man's moral and intellectual activity; but knowledge and action are confused with one another, as in the Socratic doctrine that virtue is knowledge.
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  • Although on ordinary maps this region presents to the eye a hopelessly confused aggregate of islands, channels and fjord-like inlets, it is nevertheless clearly disposed in three main sections: (1) the main island; (2) the islands to the south, from which it is separated by Beagle Channel; (3) the islands to the west, marked off from those to the south by the Brecknock Peninsula.
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  • He has been claimed as a martyr, and as such his name is given in the Roman calendar and elsewhere, but his title to this honour is by no means proved, and he has been probably confused with another bishop of the same name.
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  • That battle, and the subsequent years of confused fighting, established British military supremacy in Bengal, and procured the treaties of 1765, by which the provinces of Bengal, Behar and Orissa passed under British administration.
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  • This litany has often been confused with the litania major, introduced at Rome in J98 (vide supra), but is quite distinct from it.'
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  • From the Hungarian and Russian sources, which are somewhat more precise, the date of the arrival of Dragosh, who is confused with the historical Bogdan Voda (1349-1365), appears to have been 1349, and his departure from Marmaros was carried out in defiance of his Hungarian suzerain.
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  • Vacarescu were published in 1848; but among them were some of the poems of Ianache and Alecu, which were confused with his own work.
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  • In northern Ecuador the Andes narrows into a single massive range which has the character of a confused mass of peaks and ridges on the southern frontier of Colombia.
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  • The confused and legendary notices of the journeyings of 1 These were at first simple huts, built for the mendicants in some grove of palm-trees as a retreat during the rainy season; but they gradually increased in splendour and magnificence till the decay of Buddhism set in.
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  • In the school of Saint-Simon we find a great advance on the vague and confused views of the master.
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  • 216223): (I) Spinozism is atheism; (2) the Kabbalistic philosophy, in so far as it is philosophy, is nothing but undeveloped or confused Spinozism; (3) the philosophy of Leibnitz and Wolff is not less fatalistic than that of Spinoza, and carries a resolute thinker to the very principles of Spinoza; (4) every demonstrative method ends in fatalism; (5) we can demonstrate only similarities (agreements, truths conditionally necessary), proceeding always in identical propositions; every proof presupposes something already proved, the principle of which is immediately given (Offenbarung, revelation, is the term here employed by Jacobi, as by many later writers, e.g.
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  • It is thus demonstrable that the material for our Grail legend, in its present form, existed long anterior to any extant text, and there is no improbability in holding that a confused tradition of pagan mysteries which had assumed the form of a popular folk-tale, became finally Christianized by combination with an equally popular ecclesiastical legend, the point of contact being the vessel of the common ritual feast.
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  • The late Professor Heinzel's Die alt franzosischen GralRomane contains a mass of valuable matter, but is very confused and ill-arranged.
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  • These notices do not, for the most part, square particularly well with the fragmentary British narrative that can be patched together from Gildass lamentable book, or the confused story of Nennius.
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  • The question of the kings divorce soon became inextricably confused with another problem, whose first beginnings go back En,gland to a slightly earlier date.
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  • Pitt, Grey, Lord Sheffield, all plunged into confused and angry debate as to whether the French Revolution was a good thing, and whether the French Revolution, good or bad, had anything to do with the Quebec Bill.
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  • The Armenians are equally strict; but (adds Rycaut) " the times seem so confused and without rule that they can scarce be recounted, unless by those who live amongst them, and strictly observe them, it being the chief care of the priest, whose learning principally consists in knowing the appointed times of fasting and feasting, the which they never omit on Sundays to publish unto the people."
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  • It is fundamentally necessary, in order to avoid such floundering, that the "knowledge" of things sensible should be kept distinct from the "knowledge" of things spiritual; yet in practice they are constantly confused.
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  • confused with the " seed " of seed-bearing plants, a small, flat,.
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  • According to his report, " the mind " always obliges us to suppose Something beyond positive phenomena to which the phenomena must be attributed; but he was perplexed by this " confused negative " idea.
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  • No one (if unsophisticated) ever confused the conception of pleasure with the conception of the Good, or thought that the claims of selfish interest were identical with those of duty.
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  • Moreover, the two-walls - Imgur-Bel, the inner wall, and Nimitti-Bel, the outer - which enclosed the city proper on the site of the older Babylon have been confused with the outer ramparts (enclosing the whole of Nebuchadrezzar's city), the remains of which can still be traced to the east.
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  • 73) distinguished the Galileans; it appears that they confused the gutturals in pronunciation.
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  • North of the Buttauf is a confused hill country, the spurs falling towards a broad valley which lies at the foot of the mountains of Upper Galilee.
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  • It is not to be confused with Gordiou-kome, refounded as Juliopolis, a Bithynian town on a small tributary of the Sangarius, about 47 m.
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  • It has been confused with a peak to the west of it called Gaurisankar (by Schlagintweit), which is more than 5000 ft.
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  • At the age of twenty he was a "Liberal," an enemy of the Bourbons and of the treaties of 1815; but he was dominated by the cult of the emperor, and for him the liberal ideal was confused with the Napoleonic.
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  • Marco Polo has a chapter upon « „ it, and terms it Madagascar, but his accounts are confused with those of the mainland of Africa.
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