That's the culmination of the thirty day trial.
The Lion, as the symbol of fire, L represented the culmination of the solar heat.
The 4th century marks the culmination of early Christian preaching.
It is the religious culmination of the book.
Under the guidance of such a principle the writer naturally expected the world's culmination in evil to be the immediate precursor of God's intervention on behalf of the righteous, and every fresh growth in evil to be an additional sign that the time was at hand.
The tenth contraction usually exhibits the culmination of this so-called "staircase effect."
In spite of the emperor Alexander's engagements to the Grand Alliance and the ideal of European peace, this was no easy matter; for the murder of the patriarch was but the culmination of a whole series of grievances accumulated since the Treaty of Bucharest.
These ranges reach their culmination in this state, and with a series of more or less interrupted cross ranges constitute the greatest masses of mountains in the E.
The council of Ferrara and Florence was the culmination of a series of futile medieval attempts to reunite the Greek and Roman churches.
The struggle for emancipation in the West Indies was then at the point of culmination; the leaders of the cause, from all parts of the kingdom, were assembled in London, and Garrison was at once admitted to their councils and treated with distinguished consideration.
From the above-mentioned tables of culmination in the tombs of Rameses VI.
The art of casting bronze reached its culmination in the hands of a group of great expertsSeimin, TOun, Masatune, TeijO, SOmin, Keisai, Takusai, Gido, Zenryusai and Hotokusaiwho flourished during the second half of the 18th century and the first half of the 19th.
Besides these, three or perhaps four groups, though widely distributed throughout the world, arrive in the Australian region at their culmination, presenting an abundance of most varied forms. These are the weaver-birds (Ploceidae), and the moreporks (Podargidae), but especially the kingfishers (Alcedinidae) and the pigeons (Columbidae), the species belonging to the two last obtaining in this region a degree of prominence and beauty which is elsewhere unequalled.
In this second period the names of Albertus Magnus, Thomas Aquinas and Duns Scotus represent (in the 13th century and the first years of the 14th century) the culmination of Scholastic thought and its consolidation into system.
His fame reached its culmination when, on the 19th of April, he won the battle of Nagysarl6, which led to the relief of the hardly-pressed fortress of Komarom.
One cannot avoid the suspicion that in this instance the Hebrew chronicler purposely phrased his account to convey the impression that Sennacherib's tragic end was but the slightly delayed culmination of the punishment inflicted for his attack upon the "chosen people."
It also marks the culmination of a.
The naval history of1803-1815includes the culmination and the sequel of the struggle for command of the sea which began in 1793 and reached its maximum intensity on the day of Trafalgar.
It is necessary to insist upon this fact, because it has been stated with apparent authority that numerous specimens which began to be exported from 1865 were the outcome of industry commencing in the 16th century and reaching its point of culmination at the beginning of the 18th.
8 Alternately admitted into or rejected from the series, it was finally, some six or seven centuries ago, eliminated by the effects of precession in reversing the order of culmination of its limiting stars.
The annual yield of gold in the Appalachian belt had fallen off to about $500,000 in value, that of California had risen to $36,000,000, and was rapidly approaching the epoch of its culmination (1851I 853).
Astronomers, after the example of Ptolemy, regard the day as commencing with the sun's culmination, or noon, and find it most convenient for the purposes of computation to reckon through the whole twentyfour hours.
To this school Christianity is the culmination of the ethical monotheism of the Old Testament, which finds its highest ideal in selfsacrificing love.
The reign of Edgar (959975) saw the culmination of the power of the house of Alfred.
In many respects the reign may be regarded as the culmination and crowning point of the middle ages.
The latter view, which receives its first support in the facts of life, or organic nature as such, finds its culmination and ultimate verification in the ethical world, which essentially consists in the realization of ends.
He scorned the story-teller "who seeks to please the ear rather than to speak the truth," and yet his rhetoric is the culmination of Greek historical prose.
The new ministry remained in office for a year, a disastrous year which saw the culmination of Napoleons power: the ciushing of Prussia in the campaign of Jena, the formation of the Confederation of the Rhine and the end of the Holy Roman Empire.
As regards the feet, a reduction in the number of digits from the typical five is a frequent feature, more especially among the hoofed mammals, where the culmination in this respect is attained by the existing members of the horse tribe and certain representatives of the extinct South American Proterotheriidae, both of which are monodactyle.
Thus there is many " a pedagogue to Christ," and the Christian visible means and expressions are the culmination and measure of what, in various degrees and forms, accompanies every sincerely striving soul throughout all human history.
The northern border range, though not continuous, rises steadily from the west to its culmination in the Galatian Olympus (Ilkaz Dagh), south of Kastamuni.
New York, where the Appalachians enter the state, the plateau becomes much higher than in the W., reaching its culmination in the Catskills.
This process, which reached its culmination in the post-Khammurabic period, led to identifying the planet Jupiter with Marduk, Venus with Ishtar, Mars with Nergal, Mercury with Nebo, and Saturn with Ninib.
culmination of 18 months ' work.
culmination of a decade of work.
culmination of a year long inquiry.
For that matter, towels in general are hardly common gifts to give unless they're for a specific occasion, such as a housewarming or perhaps to congratulate someone on the culmination of a bathroom or kitchen remodeling project.
From this point to the culmination of the advance at LiaoYang, the situation of the Japanese closely resembles that of the Prussians in 1866.
There was no police case, nothing official about the person he was pursuingâ€”Byrne or Brunel, or some unknown soul who was simply the culmination of a series of incredible coincidences.
Its culmination was an offering of light to the sacred river in the form of an elaborate brass candelabrum sprouting dozens of little flames.
The mushroom cloud represented the logical culmination of industrial warfare.
STARDUST is the culmination of more than a decade's quest for a comet coma sample return mission.
culmination of a lifetime 's research.
culmination of explicit effort to address the needs of the widest possible range of users.
culmination of a series of public meetings all over the country in support of the Bill  .
The year 2005 represented the culmination of our journey toward full university title, a journey which began 10 years ago.
The report marked the culmination of a year long inquiry.
Firstly there are the latest drawings and documentation celebrating a culmination of his famous " Ash Dome " project.
Thursday 21st July saw the culmination of a very special Banned!
The economic dimension of the European Union Project reached a certain culmination with the launch of the Euro on 31st December.
following the culmination of a hugely successful run on BBC TWO, the popular genealogy series Who Do You Think You Are?
The original script is the logical culmination of the series themes, dealing.. .
It's a fitting culmination to the three years work that went into the project.
We are delighted to see the successful culmination of those efforts with the launch of ICRA filter.
The close-fought 2000 presidential election - with Al Gore 500,000 votes ahead of Bush - was simply the natural culmination of this trend.
It celebrates the DC athletes who risk life and limb as the ultimate culmination of team talent in the action sports community.
culmination point is on or below the horizon and is 90º from the zenith.
culmination concert at the Assembly Rooms will include performances of Britten's Night Mail and Stravinsky's A Soldier's Tale.
And of course, at the end of your tour a complimentary dram will enable you to taste the culmination of all our labors.
Indeed the current developments in community sentencing are a culmination of many years of sometimes visionary, often pragmatic, reforms.
The culmination of a series of trials was the first prototype of a Harwood automatic wristwatch.
This did not hinder Swainson, who had succeeded in getting the ornithological portion of the first zoological work ever published at the expense of the British government (namely, the Fauna BorealiAmericana) executed in accordance with his own opinions, from maintaining them more strongly than ever in several of the volumes treating of Natural History which he contributed to the Cabinet Cyclopaedia - among others that from which we have just given some extracts - and in what may be deemed the culmination in England of the Quinary System, the volume of the " Naturalist's Library " on The Natural Arrangement and History of Flycatchers, published in 1838, of which unhappy performance mention has already been made in this present work (vol.
It was, however, two less erudite little books that brought him a European literary reputation and the culmination of his ecclesiastical troubles.
The 13th century saw the culmination of medieval preaching, especially in the rise of the two great mendicant orders of Francis and Dominic. Representative Franciscan names are Antony of Padua (d.
Elected king of Denmark and Norway, he suc ceeded in subduing Sweden by force of arms; but he spoiled everything at the culmination of his triumph by the hideous crime and blunder known as the Stockholm massacre, which converted the politically divergent Swedish nation into the irreconcilable foe of the unional government (see Christian Ii.).
High school yearbooks are the culmination of four, long years of high school.
Looked at as a celebration of the culmination of high school itself, prom night can be a big night between all the dresses, corsages and expectations.
High school graduation is not only a culmination of four years of education to get a diploma, but it's also a time when friends come together and meaningful relationships start to change.
That race was a culmination of a lifetime of dreams and work for the young driver.
The college search is an unforgettable moment in a student's life, the culmination of years of study and the promise of a bright future.
The culmination of Ph.D. studies is the dissertation.
Perfect for just about any shirt or dress, this bra is the culmination of many different bras all in one.
A culmination of all the physical symptoms such as sweating and vaginal dryness, which may simply make a woman feel less desirable.
Judging skiers in four divisions (fifteen and under, sixteen and up, ski, and girls), this contest promises to be the culmination of art and fast action sports.
This is what the culmination of our entire technology gathering has surmounted to.
It is the culmination of a relationship between Motorola, Verizon, and Google.
A wedding, after all, is a culmination of a couple's romance, and the sweet yet carefree style of a flower girl highlights the romance of the occasion.
While the full culmination of that philosophy might still be a work in progress, the highly tangible and very popular Volcom board shorts are ready to go.
A honeymoon is the culmination of the romance symbolized by the wedding, an event that began with a simple question and a sparkling engagement ring.
The Mayans never suggested that the world would end with a bang on December 21, 2012, but rather that that date would be the culmination of several years of events in which the world and mankind was changing.
Still, it is impossible to ignore it since it is the culmination of nearly thirty years' worth of cinema and the final chapter in George Lucas' beloved space opera.
The Felicity final episode was the culmination of a successful four season run on the WB network.
This Tag Heuer Carrera steals the show with this men's watch; Culmination of artistic work and brilliant engineering.
For many people, it represents the culmination of a lifelong goal.
The ultimate pep rally is the culmination of your good planning, efforts, and great squad talent!
The diet is only a culmination of one man's observations.
Games are held throughout the year with the culmination of the season ending in the Lingerie Bowl.
Playing backyard summer party games on a warm evening is the perfect culmination to a long summer day.
It was the culmination of several smaller breakdowns that she began almost as soon as the show started.
This culmination of circumstances lead Olivia and Mark to share the secrets of the flashforwards.
This unique monster was a culmination of the evolving and destructive microorganisms discovered by the scientists.
He was fond of the phrase " culmination in Christianity, " which in itself would have had the dewy-eyed clappies agog.
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