Date sentence example

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  • "It's important to find out the date and place," she said.
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  • Yancey was an attentive date, always knowing exactly what to say and do.
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  • I have a date to get ready for.
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  • You have a date in mind you'd like to share?
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  • The doctor set a due date of August 17th.
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  • If I do, I'll call you for that dinner date when I get back.
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  • Because of his 10:00 court date, he asked Harrigan to contact Byrne's doctor and try to run down any additional life insurance the missing man might have purchased.
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  • We need to make a date for shoe shopping soon.
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  • What could be more enticing than sharing several, delectable dishes with your date?
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  • She was too close to her due date to be running around in the hills.
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  • Enjoy drinks from the full bar or a glass of wine from the large wine list while you cozy up to your date.
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  • Oh, just a date for the concert.
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  • "I figured you needed bringing up to date," he muttered.
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  • The state's capital city is a great location for a date night or a romantic evening in town on the way to a camping destination.
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  • He'd never gotten over her friend refusing to date him after she dumped him.
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  • Is that why you don't date?
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  • This is a great place to bring a date or to have a casual meal with friends.
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  • A romantic ambiance and art-deco interior create a delightful atmosphere for a date or special occasion.
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  • He was actually asking her out... like on a real date?
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  • He led her to a large mossy rock that was etched with a name and date.
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  • How would you like to be my date?
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  • It probably looked better for him, anyway, as he didn't have a date.
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  • You mean like a date?
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  • You mean like a real date?
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  • OK, if we both pay our way - and this isn't real a date.
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  • The only thing we don't know is the wedding date.
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  • You accepted a date.
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  • No, if you must know, he was trying to encourage me to get out and date.
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  • He's been on the up and up with us to date.
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  • This killer of Miss Washington is your most dire threat to date.
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  • I needed twenty minutes to bring the retired detective up to date.
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  • I didn't have an exact date.
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  • In any event, I should bring him up to date.
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  • Did Quinn think he could accomplish it; pin point the place and date?
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  • They'd dated only for a couple of months, and she knew he wasn't right for her the first date.
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  • Jennifer would remain in Ouray for at least another week, so she elicited a promise for a later dinner date.
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  • How can we pinpoint a date?
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  • The telephone lines between New Jersey and Colorado continued to burn about the confirmed August wedding date.
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  • She's probably coming here to meet a hot date and wants privacy.
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  • If I had a date when this Lola lady died, I might find something, but I'm not sure what good it would do us.
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  • Dean brought Fred up to date on not only the telephone call to his wife, but his meeting with Weller and his speculation that Cynthia might have seen Donnie Ryland near the accident scene.
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  • Most women on a first date would order a piece of fish or even a salad and end up pushing it around their plate.
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  • She asked Elisabeth if she had a date and venue in mind yet.
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  • The chronology of his period is uncertain: the usual date, 1055-1015 B.C., is probably 1 See further the third edition of Schrader's Keilinschr.
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  • Biliotti many fine painted vases of styles which were called later the third and fourth "Mycenaean"; but these, bought by John Ruskin, and presented to the British Museum, excited less attention than they deserved, being supposed to be of some local Asiatic fabric of uncertain date.
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  • These northern "megara" are all of late date, none being prior to Minoan III.
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  • To date the beginning of this earliest record of human production is impossible at present.
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  • Passing by certain fragments of stone vessels, found at Cnossus, and coincident with forms characteristic of the IVth Pharaonic Dynasty, we reach another fairly certain date in the synchronism of remains belonging to the XIIth Dynasty (c. 2500 B.C. according to Petrie, but later according to the Berlin School) with products of Minoan Period II.
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  • 2 The existence of the Mandaeans has been known since the middle 'of the 17th century, when the first Christian missionaries, Ignatius a Jesu and Angelus a Sancto, began to labour among them at Basra; further information was gathered at a somewhat later date by Pietro della Valle' and Jean de Thevenot 5 (1633-1667), and in the following century by Engelbrecht Kaempfer (1651-1716), Jean Chardin (1643-1713) and Carsten Niebuhr.
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  • His natural parts were excellent; and a strong bias in the direction of abstract thought, and mathematics in particular, was noticeable at an early date.
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  • A similar series of works was projected and begun about the same time as that of Le Vaillant by Audebert and Vieillot, though the former, who was by profession a painter and illustrated the work, was already dead more than a year before the appearance of the two volumes, bearing date 2802, and entitled Oiseaux dores ou a reflets metalliques, the effect of the plates in which he sought to heighten by the lavish use of gilding.
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  • The triple summit of Beacon Hill, of which no trace remains to-day (or possibly a reference to the three hills of the then peninsula, Beacon, Copp's and Fort) led to the adoption of the name Trimountaine for the peninsula,-a name perpetuated variously in present municipal nomenclature as in Tremont; but on the 17th of September 1630, the date adopted for anniversary celebrations, it was ordered that " Trimountaine shall be called Boston," after the borough of that name in Lincolnshire, England, of which several of the leading settlers had formerly been prominent citizens.'
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  • From "Little Lord Fauntleroy" I date the beginning of my true interest in books.
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  • She was in jeans and a man's dress shirt, her most unrevealing outfit to date.
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  • He brought her up to date.
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  • They might give away a date.
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  • 'Smoke by such and such date?
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  • He'd massacred every human she'd run across to date.
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  • From the very beginning there had been an intensity, a seriousness to the falling flakes that spoke of accumulations far in excess of anything the Deans had seen to date.
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  • No, she still wasn't out of the woods, but everyone seemed pleased at her responses to date.
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  • You came out smelling like a prom queen on her first date.
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  • Jackson glared at him as Sarah said, "Jackson is having a little trouble deciding what to wear on his date."
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  • I can't wait to hear about his date.
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  • Instead he mounted his bike and began the long climb up the hill, killing time before his Thursday night date.
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  • But just to make sure, would you check the date to see if anything out of the ordinary happened that day?
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  • The top half, which might have identified the date and the store was missing as if the slip had been torn in two.
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  • He was interested but perplexed about the March date when Byrne was excused from work—with­out his wife's knowledge.
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  • She, in turn, brought him up to date.
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  • You know that date you asked my ma about, March fourth?
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  • Sackler brought Dean up to date on his recent stay with Baratto but nothing of importance was learned.
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  • Fred has a date with Mrs. Abernathy and won't be home for supper but wants you to wait up for him.
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  • He did not mention the March fourth date Byrne was absent from work.
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  • It's only 1:15; Cora Abernathy's an early date.
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  • Fred was back at it with his notes and was anx­ious to bring Dean up to date on the progress he'd make in Dean's absence.
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  • It was funny; he knew who blew horn with Coltrane, who played bass for Mulligan and even remembered the date Gerry's set was recorded—August 1955.
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  • When Snow stepped in on disc number three, he knew that too— the date of the jam, who was on vibes, snares and keyboard.
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  • The date was April 7—the date Jeffrey Byrne was in Scranton!
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  • First, Byrne's strange day at the Whitney Motel and the date of his business in Scranton.
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  • The two men downed a second cup of coffee as Dean brought Fred up to date, relating his phone conversation with Cece Baldwin.
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  • "No—not by a long shot," answered Dean, "but the way I see it, it's the best opportunity we've had to date to catch up with this guy—the closest we'll ever get to the jerk.
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  • Byrne had no reason to subscribe to it weeks before the skip date.
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  • If you don't draw the line at the wedding date, then when do you draw it?
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  • You saved yourself for a man who would crawl into bed with a woman on the first date.
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  • Princess is getting a little close to her due date.
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  • If Alex knew she had a date with Aaron, he said nothing about it.
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  • Everybody gets a little nervous as the wedding date approaches.
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  • Which reminds me - have you set a date yet?
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  • Haven't you two set a date, yet?
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  • She glanced around and saw Clarissa's date sitting alone near the entrance to the garden.
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  • Everyone assumed their wedding date would be announced any time now.
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  • It's time we set a date.
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  • We'll talk tonight and set a date.
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  • When she gets back, we'll set a date.
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  • It wasn't actually a date, anyway.
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  • Pinning her down to a date is going to be a problem, though.
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  • I'm not a model, like your women, but I don't have a problem getting a date, if I want to.
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  • The girls all want to date people with money or family who can get them places.
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  • If you need a short, fat date for something, call me.
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  • Her first date in five years was with someone who looked like Gerry.
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  • She wasn't going to make their five thirty dinner date.
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  • Jessi crossed her arms, sensing they wanted more than a date and time from her.
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  • "You can just take him the date, right?" she asked uncertainly.
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  • "Xander doesn't date," Jessi replied promptly.
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  • "I'm going home, after my coffee date with my soon-to-be-boyfriend," she replied with a pointed look at Xander.
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  • Her date is one of your local Guardians, Xander replied with bitterness.
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  • He even went with her to the pet store for more kibbles after their coffee date.
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  • It almost felt like a date.
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  • She didn't really remember what a real date felt like.
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  • Xander, you have to date her.
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  • "Because she's probably lonely, and I feel bad that we're the reason she doesn't date," Ashley rationalized.
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  • So you should date her.
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  • "He can't just date someone because we want him to," Brandon objected.
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  • Your first date in five years, he said.
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  • This is not a date!
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  • They were killed on date night, of all things, she murmured, following his gaze.
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  • There is evidence that about three centuries ago elephants wandered in the forests of Malwa and Nimar, while they survived to a later date in the Chanda district of the Central Provinces.
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  • The church of St Lawrence has Norman portions, and an arch and window apparently of pre-Conquest date.
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  • He died in 894, after which date little is known of Northumbrian history for a number of years.
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  • From the date when Mr Hart took up his duties at Peking, in 1863, he unceasingly devoted the whole of his energies to the work of the department, with the result that the revenue grew from upwards of eight million taels to nearly twenty-seven million, collected at the thirty-two treaty ports, and the customs staff, which in 1864 numbered 200, reached in 1901 a total of 57 0 4.
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  • From 1832 to 1885 Kendal sent one member to parliament, but since the last date its representation has been merged in that of the southern division of the county.
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  • We do not, however, know its date, save that, if not Domitian's work, it was carried out soon after his death, and the whole frontier thus constituted was reorganized, probably by Hadrian, with a continuous wooden palisade reaching from Rhine to Danube.
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  • From this date till the battle of Flodden, in September 1513, he appears to have been occupied with his ecclesiastical duties and literary work.
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  • These islands are remarkable for a number of architectural remains of a very early date.
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  • These are immense artificial excavations of unknown date.
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  • At an early date Hastings was placed in charge of an aurang or factory in the interior, where his duties would be to superintend the weaving of silk and cotton goods under a system of money advances.
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  • At a later date he was charged by Burke with having taken up profitable contracts for supplying bullocks for the use of the Company's troops.
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  • Their common gravestone is in existence at the present day, bearing date July 11, 1759.
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  • All the officers of administration were transferred from Murshidabad to Calcutta, which Hastings boasted at this early date that he would make the first city in Asia.
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  • From this date the importance of the town steadily increased.
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  • Thus the history of the Nabataeans cannot certainly be carried back beyond 312 B.C., at which date they were attacked without success by Antigonus I.
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  • Under the date March 1901 Dr H.
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  • This explains the late date at which the dogma was defined, and the assertion that the dogma was already contained in that of the papal primacy established by our Lord himself in the person of St Peter.
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  • The date of the conquest by Carthage may perhaps be fixed at about 500-480 B.e., following the chronology of Justin Martyr (xviii.
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  • There were salt-works in Sardinia too as early as about 150 B.C., as is attested by an inscription assigned to this date in Latin, Greek and Punic, being a dedication by one Cleon salari(us) soc(iorum) s(ervus) (Corp. Inscr.
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  • The first in date is that which was concluded for England with Henry I.
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  • The first in date and importance is that of 1801, concluded for France between Napoleon, First Consul, and Pius VII.
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  • The manor belonged at an early date to the abbot of Westminster.
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  • For it was proved that the medieval objects were found in such positions as to be necessarily contemporaneous with the foundation of the buildings, and that there was no superposition of periods of any date whatsoever.
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  • The beginnings of his doctrine of cellular pathology date from the earliest period in his career.
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  • As to the introduction of domesticated cats into Europe, the opinion is very generally held that tame cats from Egypt were imported at a relatively early date into Etruria by Phoenician traders; and there is decisive evidence that these animals were established in Italy long before the Christian era.
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  • In the case of London it seems to date from 1540.
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  • Of the church in Ostia there is no authentic record before the 4th century A.D., though there are several Christian inscriptions of an earlier date; but the first bishop of Ostia of whom we have any certain knowledge dates from A.D.
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  • The date of his death is uncertain, but he was certainly alive about 1125.
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  • 6 448 seems the most likely date.
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  • The measure by which the archonship was opened to the third and (practically) to the fourth class of citizens (the Zeugitae and Thetes) may also be due to Pericles; the date is now known to be 457 (Const.
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  • Pericles now seemed to have made up his mind that war with Sparta, the head of that ' The date can hardly be fixed; probably it was after 440.
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  • 4 This is the date given by the Const.
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  • The date of the original chapel is unknown, but it was probably an oratory which was an offshoot of Kirkstall Abbey.
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  • 4 ff.) gives the duration of the national punishment in loose chronological reckoning: 40 years (a round number) for Judah, and 150 more (according to the corrected text) for Israel, the starting-point, probably, being the year 722, the date of the capture of Samaria; the procedure described in v.
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  • Shams al-Ma t adi Qabus, the generous ruler of Dailam, himself a poet and a scholar, with whom he had expected to find an asylum, was about that date (1012) starved to death by his own revolted soldiery.
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  • 43-54 These kings reigned at some date anterior to the time of Saul.
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  • The parish church, with its two lofty towers, is substantially a Romanesque building of the 13th century, but the choir and transepts are Gothic additions of a later date.
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  • The tank system is of much earlier date than this cylinder system, and although the two resemble each other in many respects, the tank system is in practice the less effective.
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  • These dates are valuable as enabling us to fix approximately the date of his birth, which must have occurred somewhere about 1370.
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  • If it be true, as Bishop Alcock of Ely affirms, that Lydgate wrote a poem on the loss of France and Gascony, it seems necessary to suppose that he lived two years longer, and thus indications point to the year 1451, or thereabouts, as the date of his death.
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  • The work in question, which is rare, was printed at Paris, and has the date 1636 on the title-page, but the royal privilege which secured it to the author is dated in October 1635, and it may have been written several years earlier.
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  • His usual signature was "Jhone Neper," but in a letter written in 1608, and in all deeds signed after that date, he wrote "Jhone Nepair."
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  • In the early municipal constitution ex-magistrates passed automatically into the senate of their town; but at a later date this order was reversed, and membership of the senate became a qualification for the magistracy.
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  • Only in a very modified sense, therefore, can it be correctly said to date from the Reformation.
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  • The work which the young Frenchman did for his countrymen was immense.3 The year 1555 may be taken as the date when French Protestantism began to be organized.
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  • Up to 1565 the national synod consisted of a minister with one or two elders or deacons from every church; after that date, to avoid overcrowding, its numbers were restricted to representatives from each provincial synod.
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  • The Presbyterianism now visible in England is of Scottish origin and Scottish type, and beyond the fact of embracing a few congregations which date from, or before, the Act of Uniformity and the Five Mile Act, has little in common with the Presbyterianism which was for a brief period by law established.
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  • In the centre is an octagonal font bearing date 1294.
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  • Tramway lines, which date from 1870, are to be found in all important towns.
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  • There has been but slight improvement since that date.
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  • His parentage and the date of his birth are uncertain.
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  • Each of these companies was allotted a definite sphere of influence, and was granted a concession for ninety-nine years from its date of formation, the concessions thus terminating at various dates between 1950 and 1960.
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  • Recruiting and Strength.EJniversal compulsory service was adopted after the disasters of 1870-1871, though in principle it had been established by Marshal Niels reforms a few years before that date.
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  • They date from the time of the legal expiry of each mans cornptilsory active service.
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  • There were also a great many schools in the control of various religious congregations, but a law of 1904 required that they should all be suppressed within ten years from the date of its enactment.
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  • The year of acquisition in the table, when one date only is given, indicates the period when the country or some part of it first fell under French influence, and does not imply continuous possession since.
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  • Fabius; the Samnites captured it again in 311, but it must have been retaken at an unknown date.
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  • Phillimore was also the last judge of the high court of admiralty, from 1867 (the date of his appointment to the high court) to 1875, the two offices were, probably for the first time in history, held by the same person.
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  • No date is assigned by Herodotus for this "old feud"; recent writers, e.g.
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  • As the final victory of Athens over Aegina was in 458 B.C., the thirty years of the oracle would carry us back to the year 488 B.C. as the date of the dedication of the precinct and the outbreak of hostilities.
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  • At some period between the time of the Maccabees and of Herod, a second or outer wall had been built outside and north of the first wall, but it is not possible to fix an accurate date to this line of defence, as the references to it in Josephus are obscure.
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  • He doubled the area of the enclosure round the Temple, and there can be little doubt that a great part of the walls of the Haram area date from the time of Herod, while probably the tower of David, which still exists near the Jaffa Gate, is on the same foundation as one of the towers adjoining his palace.
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  • Ctesias must certainly have known of it, and it is possible that he may have named it simply IIEpvac, after the people, as is undoubtedly done by certain writers of a somewhat later date.'
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  • The date of the evidence, however, has not been fixed with unanimity, and this very The musical service of the temple has no place in the Pentateuch, but was considerably developed under the second temple and attracted the special attention of Greek observers (Theophrastus, apud Porphyry, de Abstin.
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  • There are two later sites, of Roman or Herodian date, one north, the other west, of this.
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  • At a comparatively recent date Australia received its third and newest constituent.
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  • From the date of its first discovery, up to the close of 1905, gold to the value of £460,000,000 sterling has been obtained in Australia.
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  • It is almost incredible there should be none, if the date of their arrival is to be reckoned as only dating £261,864 2,774,804 949,286 508,887 back some centuries.
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  • Victoria produced already more wool than New South Wales,the aggregate produce of Australia in 1852 being 45,000,000 lb; and South Australia, between 1842 and this date, had opened most valuable mines of copper.
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  • On that date the delegates reassembled in Sydney, and debated the bill in the light of the suggestions made by the legislatures of the federating colonies.
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  • The determination is then gazetted, and it becomes operative over a specified area, which varies in different cases, on a date fixed by the board.
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  • SYNOD OF ELVIRA, an ecclesiastical synod held in Spain, the date of which cannot be determined with exactness.
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  • before the Diocletian persecution; others for a date between 303 and 314, after the persecution, but before the synod of Arles; still others for a date between the synod of Arles and the council of Nicaea, 325.
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  • Bernard was succeeded in 1706 by his three sons, Ernest Louis, Frederick William and Anton Ulrich, but after 1746 the only survivor was the youngest, Anton Ulrich, who reigned alone from this date until his death in 1763.
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  • The Gallo-Celtic tribes bore the general appellation of Belgae, and among these the Nervii, inhabiting the district between the Scheldt and the Sambre were at the date of Caesar's invasion, 57 B.C., the most warlike and important.
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  • After many delays he reached Luxemburg on the 4th of November (the date of the Spanish Fury at Antwerp) and notified his arrival to the council of state.
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  • The Pont des Trous over the Scheldt, with towers at each end, was built in 1290, and among many other interesting buildings there are some old houses still in occupation which date back to the 13th century.
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  • With regard to the carpet manufactory, it is said locally to date from the time of the Crusades, and it is presumed that the Crusaders learnt the art from the Saracens.
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  • § 186), furnishing the date (274 B.C.) when the examination of the heart was for the first time introduced by the side of the liver as a means of divining the future, while the lungs are not mentioned till we reach the days of Cicero (de Divinatione, i.
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  • At an earlier date, however, it was usual to anoint the dead.
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  • The Zeirids had before that date lost Algiers, which in 1159 was occupied by the Almohades, and in the 13th century came under the dominion of the Abd-elWahid, sultans of Tlemcen.
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  • Many of the ancient oaks that remain in England may date from Saxon times, and some perhaps from an earlier period; the growth of trees after the trunk has become hollow is extremely slow, and the age of such venerable giants only matter of vague surmise.
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  • Oak was thus applied at a very early date; the shrine of Edward the Confessor, still existing in the abbey at Westminster, sound after the lapse of Boo years, is of dark-coloured oak-wood.
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  • Cromwell's policy in this instance was not overturned at the Restoration, and the great Jewish immigration into England with all its important consequences may be held to date practically from these first concessions made by Cromwell.
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  • Neumayr, while they regard the basin of the Pacific as of great antiquity, believe the Atlantic to date only from the Mesozoic age.
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  • The date of this may have been1283-1284when Martin IV.
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  • Later emperors built other castles and palaces, the latest in date being that of the Negus Yesu II.
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  • The date of his death is uncertain, but it must have been at least six or seven years later than the council of Chalcedon (451).
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  • But in cases where a debt or instalment is in arrear and it is proved to the satisfaction of the court that the person making default either has or has had since the date of the order or judgment the means to pay the sum in respect of which he has made default and has refused or neglected to pay, he may be committed to prison at the discretion of the judge for a period of not more than forty-two days.
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  • The main body of his works belongs, so far as can be ascertained from the scanty evidence which we have, to the latter half of his life; 206 B.C. is the approximate date of the Miles gloriosus; cf.
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  • Radermacher assigns the Asinaria to a date as early as 212 B.C. Of the extant plays the Cistellaria and the Stichus must be associated with the Miles as comparatively early works; for the former was clearly produced before (though not long before) the conclusion of the Second Punic War, see 1.201 seq.; and the Stichus is proved by its didascalia to have been produced in 200 B.C. The Pseudolus and the Truculentus fall within the last seven years of his life.
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  • Even the prologues, which later researches have shown to be in the main by the hand of Plautus himself, though certain passages were clearly added at a later date, e.g.
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  • Thus from a document of uncertain date, possibly about the time of Alfred the Great, and translated by Stubbs (Select Charters) as "Of people's ranks and laws," we learn:--"And if a ceorl throve, so that he had fully five hides of his own land, church and kitchen, bellhouse and burh-gate-seat, and special duty in the king's hall, then was he thenceforth of thegn-right worthy."
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  • But the city, as a superficial inspection of the site shows, must have existed as a settlement long before Omri, as potsherds of earlier date lie scattered on the surface.
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  • The free use of discords and of wider intervals, together with the influence of the florid elements of solo-singing, enlarged the bounds of choral expression almost beyond recognition, while they crowded into very narrow quarters the subtleties of 16th-, century music. These, however, by no means disappeared; :and such devices as the crossing of parts in the second Kyrie of Bach's B Minor Mass (bars 7, 8, 14, 15, 22, 23, 50) abundantly show that in the hands of the great masters artistic truths are not things which a change of date can make false.
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  • The date of this famous letter was 1767, but after Alceste Gluck was still able to use material from earlier work; and the overture to Armide is adapted from that of Telemacco, written in the year of Bach's death (1750).
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  • - Although the history of practical electric telegraphy does not date much further back than the middle of the, 9th century, the idea of using electricity for telegraphic purposes is much older.
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  • At that date the superintending and managing staffs of the Post Office comprised 590 persons, the staff of the old companies with only about one-third of the traffic having been 534 persons.
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  • It was stated by Sir Charles Bright in 1887 that by that date 107,000 m.
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  • At a later date, 1891, Trowbridge discussed another method of effecting communication at a distance, viz., by means of magnetic induction between two separate and completely insulated circuits.
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  • At a later date other experimentalists found, however, that an equal thickness of sea-water interposed between a primary and secondary circuit completely prevented similar inductive intercommunication.
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  • At a later date a syntonic system comprising, as above stated, an antenna directly coupled to a resonant closed circuit was put into operation by Lodge and Muirhead, and much the same methods have been followed in the system known as the Telefunken system employed in Germany.
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  • The opening of the railway enabled it to compete successfully with Alicante, and revived the mining and metallurgical industries, while considerable sums were expended on bringing the coast and land defences up to date, and adding new quays, docks and other harbour works.
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  • salt industry at that date.
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  • a and b would be in themselves too slight to prove an earlier date, but they have perhaps some weight as confirming the evidence of the language.
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  • The evidence of date derived from changes in the language is more difficult to formulate, and the inquiry calls for the most diligent use of scientific method and critical judgment.
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  • (II.) Actual Date of the Tables.
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  • (ii.) For an upper limit of date, in default of definite evidence, it seems imprudent to go back beyond the 5th]century B.C., since neither in Rome nor Campania have we any evidence of public written documents of any earlier century.
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  • When more is known of the earliest Etruscan inscriptions it may become possible to date the Iguvine Tables by their alphabetic peculiarities as compared with their mother-alphabet, the Etruscan.
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  • On the other hand, they were overcome by the Autariatae, an Illyrian tribe; the date of HO 2 C C =N NC 6 H 4 NH 2 NH.
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  • The chief difficulty with this transmitter, and with various others of later date based upon it, has been the frequent packing of the carbon granules, which renders the instrument inoperative.
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  • By this agreement the Postmaster-General agreed to purchase all plant, land and buildings of the National Telephone Company in use at the date of the agreement or constructed after that date in accordance with the specification and rules contained in the agreement, subject to the right of the Postmaster-General to object to take over any plant not suited to his requirements.
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  • This is 490,251 higher than the actual population, 32,475,253, ascertained by the census of the 10th of February 1901; the difference is due to temporary absences from their residences of certain individuals on military service, &c., who probably were counted twice, and also to the fact that 469,020 individuals were returned as absent from Italy, while only 61,606 foreigners were in Italy at the date of the census.
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  • These were the figures at the date of the census.
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  • The cultivation of oranges, lemons and their congeners (collectively designated in Italian by the term agrumi) is of comparatively modern date, the introduction of the Citrus Bigarcidia being probably due to the Arabs.
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  • The textile industries, some of which are of ancient date, are among those that have most rapidly developed.
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  • The Mobile Militia will not, however, at that date have felt the effects of the scheme, and the Territonial Militia (setting the drain of emigration against the increased population) will probably remain at about the same figure as in 1901.
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  • The fortresses in the basin of the Po chiefly belong to the era of divided Italy and are now out of date; the chief coast fortresses are Vado, Genoa, Spezia, Monte Argentaro, Gacta, Straits of Messina, Taranto, Maddalena.
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  • e The external taxation is not only strongly protectionist, but i applied to goods which cannot be made in Italy; hardly anything comes in duty free, even such articles as second-hand furniture paying duty, unless within six months of the date at which the importer has declared domicile in Italy.
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  • The public debt at that date was composed as follows: Part 1.Funded Debt.
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  • Long date Treasury warrants, law of July 7, 1901 1,416,200
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  • Thus began that system of mixed government, Teutonic and Roman, which, in the absence of a national monarch, impressed the institutions of new Italy from the earliest date with dualism.
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  • Florence after the date 1292, it becomes criminal to be scioperato, or unemployed in industry.
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  • Not only the Gonzagas, but several other ancient ducal families, died out about the date which we have reached.
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  • Urbans predecessor, Paul V., advanced so far as to extend his spiritual jurisdiction over Venice, which, up to the date of his election (1605), had resisted all encroachments of the Holy See.
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  • From this date, however, we are able to trace the revival of independent thought among the Italians.
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  • The date of this issue appears to have been the 6th of November 1217.
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  • Perhaps the oldest remains are some of the piers -and buttresses of the bridge over the Moselle, which may date from about 28 B.C. The well-preserved amphitheatre just outside the modern town to the south-east was probably built in the reign of Trajan or Hadrian.
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  • In the market-place is the market cross, said to date from 958, and a beautiful Renaissance fountain, the Petersbrunnen, erected in 1595.
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  • The church of St Oswald at Filey is a fine cruciform building with central tower, Transitional Norman and Early English in date.
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  • - Practically, every botanical and zoological publication of recent date has its bearing on evolution.
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  • Among the other 55 churches may be mentioned that of St Nicholas, an Early Gothic building, the oldest church in date of foundation in Ghent, and that of St Michael, completed in 1480, with an unfinished tower.
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  • Its chief remains of antiquity are a square peel-tower and the cruciform church of St Andrew, of which part of the fabric is of pre-Conquest date, though the building is mainly Early English.
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  • We have to argue back from the state cf things revealed in the texts, of various dates from 450-250 B.C., and in the inscriptions from that date onwards.
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  • No work written in Pali in Ceylon at a date older than this has been discovered yet.
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  • 121, the date of his birth being variously stated as the 6th, 21st and 26th of April.
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  • With the date palm it is believed to have furnished the rafters for the buildings of Nineveh.
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  • At that date the science of chemistry was very imperfectly known, and the real constituents of ordinary remedies so little understood that different virtues were attributed to different products containing the same constituents.
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  • None of these may be sold to any person who is unknown to the seller, unless introduced by a person known to the seller, and not until after an entry is made in a book kept for the purpose, stating, in the prescribed form, the date of sale, name and address of purchaser, the name and quantity of the article sold, and the purpose for which it is stated by the purchaser to be required.
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  • From his German descent he was surnamed Ashkenazi (the German), and we find that epithet applied to him in a recently discovered document of date 1559.
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  • At about this date Ayala passed over from the Moderates to the Progressives, and this political manoeuvre had its effect upon the fate of his plays.
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  • Jerome (the authority for the date of his death) calls him Pythagoricus et magus.
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  • The manor was granted by King Offa to the bishopric of Worcester; and it was under the protection of the bishops of Worcester, who were granting them privileges as early as the reign of Richard I., that the inhabitants of the town assumed burghal rights at an early date.
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  • Internal indications point to the date of compositions as 86-82 B.C., the period of Marian domination in Rome.
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  • The so-called Orphic Poems, still extant, are of much later date, probably belonging to the 4th century A.D.; they consist of: (I) an Argonautica, glorifying the deeds of Orpheus on the " Argo," (2) a didactic poem on the magic powers of stones, called Lithica, (3) eighty-seven hymns on various divinities and personified forces of nature.
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  • Such are the date in Mesopotamia (a second species of Phoenix occurs in the Canaries); most European fruits, e.g.
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  • The country is divided into three parts, of very different character and climate: the coast is sandy and very hot, without much vegetation except date palms; it has no good harbours, and the climate is very unwholesome; the population is scanty.
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  • Some of this work was possibly done at a still earlier date.
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  • ACT OF SETTLEMENT, the name given to the act of parliament passed in June 1701, which, since that date, has regulated the succession to the throne of Great Britain and Ireland.
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  • Apart from the spire, which was rebuilt in 1884, it consists of two parts of different styles and date.
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  • Instead of the age of lower Eocene, as had been stated originally, these beds are not older than mid-Miocene, and not a few of the bones are of a much younger, even latest Tertiary date.
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  • He was probably dead and buried in his chapel at East Winch before November 27, 1308, the date of the patent by which Henry Scrope succeeded him as a commissioner of trailbaston.
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  • In 1752 this was altered to the 1st of January, but the 25th of March remains one of the Quarter Days; though in some parts old Lady Day, on the 6th of April, is still the date for rent paying.
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  • He was no doubt fully aware of having achieved no common feat, as he marked the work with his name and the date, and the years of his age.
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  • Its date is now usually given as about Soo B.C. 1 In the next century the document E was composed, so called from its using 1 The dating of these documents is extremely difficult, since it is based entirely on internal evidence.
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  • With regard to the date of the Psalms, internal evidence, from the nature of the case, leads to few results which are convincing.
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  • Of the same character and of about the same date are the Pesiqta, on the lessons for Sabbaths and feast-days, and Wayyiqra R.
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  • Very important for the study of Midrashic literature are the Yalgut (gleaning) Shim`oni, on the whole Bible, the Yalqut Mekhiri, on the Prophets, Psalms, Proverbs and Job, and the Midrash ha-gadhol, 2 all of which are of uncertain but late date and preserve earlier material.
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  • 500, though the date at which they were actually committed to writing is very uncertain.
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  • 1340), was the author of the Tur (or the four Tarim), a most important manual of Jewish law, serving as an abridgement of the Mishneh Torah brought up to date.
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  • The date of the discovery of the mines is unknown, but they were already worked in the 11th century.
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  • The date of his death is unknown.
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  • From Korna to Basra the banks of the river are well cultivated and the date groves almost continuous; indeed this is the greatest date-producing region of the world.
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  • Wheat and the date palm seem to have been indigenous, and the latter is still one of the chief poductions of the country, but in later years rice has taken the place of wheat as the staff of life.
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  • 51), Colonia Augusta Treverorum at Trier (date uncertain), Colonia Ulpia Traiana outside Vetera - and about 80-90 A.D.
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  • By the adoption of a regular system of work, and a careful plan of reduction, he was able to keep his observations reduced practically up to date, and published them annually with a degree of punctuality which astonished his contemporaries.
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  • It is possible that Minehead had a corporate existence during the 15th century, as certain documents executed by the portreeve and burgesses at that date are preserved, but no record of the grant of a charter has been found.
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  • 2) were held by the lord of the manor from the 15th century, but the date of the grant has not been found.
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  • The town, which dates from the rlth century, was governed by its own lords till 1248, after which date it passed through the ownership of the counts of Flanders, the dukes of Burgundy, and the sovereigns of Austria and Spain.
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  • The tower, of Frankish or Turkish date, that stood on the south wing, was pulled down in 1874.
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  • Those of slightly later date are enriched with marble mosaic known as Cosmati work, of which the examples in S.
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  • F.)/n==Authorities== - Selden's Titles of Honor (London, 1672) remains the best comparative account in the English language of the nobility of various countries up to his date.
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  • trans., 1900), § 478: on the date and order of his works, S.
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  • So in Scotland, Thomas Erskine and Thomas Chalmers - the latter in contradiction to his earlier position - hold that the doctrine of salvation, when translated into experience, furnishes " internal evidence " - a somewhat broader use of the phrase than when it applies merely to evidence of date or authorship drawn from the contents of a book.
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  • And in the scientific region the great apologetic classics, like Butler, are hopelessly out of date.
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  • 7 §§ 6-8, Agrippa Castor, who lived under Hadrian (117-138), already wrote a polemic against him, so that his activity may perhaps be set back to a date earlier than 138.
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  • On the question of the date a comparison of genealogies of Maori chiefs shows that, up to the beginning of the 10th century, about eighteen generations or probably not much more than five centuries had passed since the first Maori arrivals.
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  • Its charter is said to date from 121 8, and it was the seat of the courts of the earls of Strathearn till 1 747, when heritable jurisdictions were abolished.
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  • It has been concluded that in the latter part of his life he gratified the tendency to seclusion for which he was ridiculed in The Time Poets (Choice Drollery, 1656) by withdrawing from business and from literary life in London, to his native place; but nothing is known as to the date of his death.
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  • Beudant in 1824) also has reference to the azure-blue colour; the name chessylite, also in common use, is of later date (1852), and is from the locality, Chessy near Lyons, which has supplied the best crystallized specimens of the mineral.
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  • From this period we must date the beginning of Athenian literary ascendancy.
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  • Before this date the fundamental laws of Russia described the power of the emperor as " autocratic and unlimited."
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  • Up to 1861, the date of the emancipation, the peasant serfs had been under the patrimonial jurisdiction of their lords.
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  • So inefficient, indeed, were the reforms as a whole, and so unsuited to the national character and customs, that the Slavophil critics of a later date could maintain plausibly the paradoxical thesis that in regard to internal administration Peter was anything but a national benefactor.
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  • The day on which the deputation laid these views before Prince Mirski was hailed by public opinion as recalling the 5th of May 1789, the date of the meeting of the French states-general at Versailles.
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  • B is a small temple of comparatively late date; while A and 0 lie on the S.
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  • The earliest temple must have been erected soon after the foundation of the city, while the later building which superseded it dates from shortly after 600 B.C. The propylon, on the other hand, may date from after 409 B.C.
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  • Next in date comes the huge temple G, which, as an inscription proves, was dedicated to Apollo; though it was never entirely completed (many of the columns still remain unfluted), it was in use.
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  • From about 1200 till 1628 it was the seat of a bishopric, which at the latter date became a secular principality, being in 1648 incorporated with Brandenburg.
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  • "The first part of Persis which lies along the Persian Gulf is hot, sandy and barren and only the date palm thrives there.
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  • Orders of the Commission became effective within such time, not less than thirty days, as the Commission should prescribe, and penalties began to take effect from the date fixed by the Commission, unless the carrier secured an injunction from the Court suspending the order.
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  • Built in 1882, it had by the 12th of September 1891 performed the feat of running a million miles in 9 years 219 days, and it completed two million miles on the 5th of August 1902, having by that date run 5312 trips with express trains between London and Manchester.
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  • This minimum was at first fixed at 50%, but on and after the 1st of August 1906 it was raised to 75%, with the result that soon after that date practically all the rolling stock of American railways, whether passenger or freight, was provided with compressed air brakes.
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  • The principal one, as the inscription intimates, is Pariswanath, or Parswanath, carved in the reign of the emperor Akbar; the black one has the date of 1651 inscribed.
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  • The Monumenta began to appear in 1826, and at the date of his resignation 24 volumes folio (Scriptores, Leges, Diplomata) had appeared.
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  • It is clear that at an earlier date the agape preceded the eucharist.
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  • There is a well-known story of the last of the race being killed by Sir Ewen Cameron of Lochiel in 1680, but there is evidence of wolves having survived in Sutherlandshire and other parts into the following century (perhaps as late as 1743), though the date of their final extinction cannot be accurately fixed.
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  • The active measures taken then and later reduced their numbers greatly, so that towards the end of the century they became scarce, but, as in the case of the sister island, the date of their final disappearance cannot now be ascertained.
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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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  • The fifth, printed by Wynkyn de Worde, also without date, is entitled the "Fyfte Eglog of Alexandre Barclay of the Cytezen and the uplondyshman" and is also based on Mantuan.
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  • His other works are: - The Castell of Laboure (Wynkyn de Worde, 1506), from the French of Pierre Gringoire; the Introductory to write and to pronounce Frenche (Robert Copland, 1521); The Myrrour of Good Maners (Richard Pynson, not dated), a translation of the De quatuor virtutibus of Dominicus Mancinus; Cronycle compyled in Latyn by the renowned Sallust (Richard Pynson, no date), a translation of the Bellum Jugurthinum; The Lyfe of the glorious Martyr Saynt George (R.
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  • of England, daughter of Sir Thomas Boleyn, afterwards earl of Wiltshire and Ormonde, and of Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Howard, earl of Surrey, afterwards duke of Norfolk, was born, according to Camden, in 1507, but her birth has been ascribed, though not conclusively, to an earlier date (to 1502 or 1501) by some later writers.'
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  • Soon after their return Anne was found to be pregnant, and in consequence Henry married her about the 25th of January 15333 (the exact date is unknown), their union not being made public till the following Easter.
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  • A note of Fox, however, on the margin of a copy of The Decline and Fall records a very distinct remembrance of the historian's previous vituperation of the ministry; within a fortnight of the date of his acceptance of office, he is there alleged to have said that " there was no salvation for this country until six heads of the principal persons in administration were laid upon the table."
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  • His repugnance to public life had been strongly expressed to his father in a letter of a very early date, in which he begged that the money which a seat in the House of Commons would cost might be expended in a mode more agreeable to him.
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  • The Truckee river flows with more vigour, having its source in Lake Tahoe, in California, at an altitude of 6225 ft., and entering the Carson river through an irrigation canal :completed in 1905; before this date it flowed into Pyramid Lake and Lake Winnemucca in the depression at the foot of the Sierra Nevada.
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  • From this date (404) to the fall of the Western Empire in 476 Ravenna was the chief residence of the Roman emperors.
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  • The oldest stone bears the date 1681 many of the stones were made in England, and bear quaint inscriptions.
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  • It took an active part in the movement against the monarchy of the 10th of June and the 10th of August 1792; but after that date the more moderate leaders of the club, Danton, Fabre d'Eglantine, Camille Desmoulins, seem to have ceased attending, and the "enrages" obtained control, such as J.
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  • The club disowned Danton and Desmoulins and attacked Robespierre for his "moderation," but the new insurrection which it attempted failed, and its leaders were guillotined on the 24th of March 1794, from which date nothing is known of the club.
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  • The earliest local inscriptions date from about 300 to 150 B.C. and include the interesting and difficult bronze of Lake Fucinus, which seems to record a votive offering to Angitia, if A(n)ctia, as is probable, was the local form of her name.
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  • Their language differs very slightly from Roman Latin of that date; for apparently contracted forms like Fougno instead of Fucino may really only be a matter of spelling.
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  • He probably died in Spain, but the date of his death is unknown.
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  • The latest events recorded are of the date 585, and the author cannot have lived much longer; but of the circumstances of his death nothing is known.
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  • In1608-1609it withstood a sixteen months' siege by the Poles; at a later date the monks took a lively part in the organization of the army which crushed the outbreak of the peasants.
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  • Till 1604 the bishops invariably signed themselves Sodorensis; after that date and till 1684, sometimes Soderensis and sometimes "Sodor and Man," and after 1684 always "Sodor and Man."
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  • This involves the view that the historical traditions are mainly due to two characteristic though very complicated recensions, one under the influence of the teaching of Deuteronomy (Joshua to Kings, see § 20), the other, of a more priestly character (akin to Leviticus), of somewhat later date (Genesis to Joshua, with traces in Judges to Kings, see § 23).
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  • Without sufficient external and independent evidence wherewith to interpret in the light of history the internal features of the intricate narratives, any reconstruction would naturally be hazardous, and all attempts must invariably be considered in the light of the biblical evidence itself, the date of the Israelite exodus, and the external conditions.
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  • The 480 years from the foundation of the temple of Jerusalem back to the date of the exodus (I Kings vi.
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  • The scanty details of these important events must naturally be contrasted with the comparatively full accounts of earlier Philistine wars and internal conflicts in narratives which date from this or even a later age.
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  • The more important question is the date of the laws in their present form and content.
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  • There are a number of apparently related passages which, however, on internal grounds, are unsuitable to the present period, and when they show independent signs of a later date (in their present form), there is a very strong probability that they refer to such subsequent disasters.
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  • 22), Bagohi (Bagoas), governor of Judah, and Delaiah and Shelemiah sons of Sanballat (408-407 B.C.) They ignore any strained relations between Samaria and Judah, and Delaiah and Bagohi unite in granting permission to the Jewish colony to rebuild their place of worship. If this fixes the date of Sanballat and Nehemiah in the time of the first Artaxerxes, the probability of confusion in the later written sources is enhanced by the recurrence of identical names of kings, priests, &c., in the history.
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  • This agrees substantially with the independent records of Nehemiah, and unless we assume two disasters not widely separated in date - viz.
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  • 45),probably belongs to a much later date.'
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  • 70), it will be seen that the recurrence of similar causes leads to a similarity in the contemporary literary productions (with a reshaping of earlier tradition), the precise date of which depends upon delicate points of detail and not upon the apparently obvious historical elements.
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  • The history in Kings was not finally settled until a very late date, as is evident from the important variations in the Septuagint, and it is especially in the description of the time of Solomon and the disruption that there continued to be considerable fluctuations.'
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  • The date of this interview is probably determined by the fact that Aristotle visited his friend Hermias, tyrant of Atarneus, in 347-345 B.C. There is no reason to doubt the probability or even the accuracy of the narrative.
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  • From the text which Philo uses, it is probable that the translation had been transmitted in writing; and his legend probably fixes the date of the commencement of the undertaking for the reign of Ptolemy Lagus.
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  • In the hundred and seventieth year (142 B.C.) the yoke of the heathen was taken away from Israel and the people began to date their legal documents "in the first year of Simon the great high priest and commander and leader of the Jews."
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  • Jerusalem was rebuilt by Hadrian, orders to this effect being given during the emperor's first journey through Syria in 130, the date of his foundations at.
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  • Before this date the Jews had been learning the rOle they afterwards filled, that of the chief promoters of international commerce.
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  • From Hasdai ibn Shaprut in the 10th century and Samuel the nagid in the 11th the line of Jewish scholar-statesmen continued till we reach Isaac Abrabanel in 1492, the date of the expulsion of the Jews from Spain.
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  • There were few Jews in England from that date till the Commonwealth, but Jews settled in the American colonies earlier in the 17th century, and rendered considerable services in the advancement of English commerce.
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  • At this time they were speaking Oscan as well as Greek, and two of three Oscan inscriptions in Greek alphabet still testify to the language spoken in the town in the 3rd century B.C. We know, however, that the Bruttians, though at this date speaking the same language (Oscan) as the Samnite tribe of the Lucani, were not actually akin to them.
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  • In 132 the consul P. Popillius built the great inland road from Capua through Vibo and Consentia to Rhegium, while the date of the construction of the east and west coast roads is uncertain.
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  • Shortly before this date the palaces both of Cnossus and Phaestus had undergone a great destruction, and though during the ensuing period both these royal residences were partially reoccupied it was for the most part at any rate by poorer denizens, and their great days as palaces were over for ever.
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  • This monumental work seems to date from the close of the Middle Minoan age, but has been re-used for interments at successive periods (Evans, Archaeologic, 1906, p. 136 sqq.).
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  • As to the character of the invading elements that hastened its close, and the date of their incursions, contemporary Egyptian monuments afford the best clue.
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  • - Cretan constitutional history may be said to date from 1868, when, after the suppression of an insurrection which had extended over three years, the Turkish government consented to grant a certain measure of autonomy to the island.
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  • From an early date and for many centuries salt was the staple manufacture of Lymington.
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  • The correct date of the Easter festival was to be calculated at Alexandria, the home of astronomical science, and the bishop of that see was to announce it yearly to the churches under his jurisdiction, and also to the occupant of the Roman see, by whom it was to be communicated to the Western churches.
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  • The borough was represented by two members in parliament in 1300 and 1311, and then not again till 1640, from which date it returned two members until disfranchised by the act of 1868, the returning officer being the portreeve, who was also the chief magistrate of the borough until its incorporation by charter of 1846.
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  • In June Crichton was once more in Venice, and while there wrote two Latin odes to his friends Lorenzo Massa and Giovanni Donati, but after this date the details of his life are obscure.
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  • Biog.) argued against this date, on the ground that in 1584 and 1585 Crichton was alive and in Milan, as certain works of his published in that year testified, and regarded it as probable that he died in Mantua c. 1585/6.
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  • There seems practically no basis for the contention that a declaration of independence was adopted on the 10th other than the tradition that independence was declared by the Mecklenburg Committee on that date, and the occasional.
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  • To this ' The 10th of May has been made a holiday in North Carolina, and the date appears on the state flag and the state seal; and a statue has been erected at Charlotte in memory of the signers of the " Declaration."
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  • 1), though it is impossible exactly to distinguish them in point of date.
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  • Two of the galleries are Romanesque, while two are Gothic. Arles has two other churches of the Romanesque period, and others of later date.
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  • The attempt of Seeck to date the synod 316 presupposes that the emperor was present in person, which is highly improbable.
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  • Roman Catholic missions date from the first half of the 17th century.
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  • Tanjore is a land of temples, many of them being of very early date.
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  • C. Brunet chronicles editions of 1488, 1494, 1513, 1520 and 1533 - of this last date there are two, one published by Jehan Petit, the other by Philippe Lenoire, this last by far the better, being printed from a much fuller manuscript.
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  • He first thought of becoming a minister at a very early date, if we may believe a story contained in the Memoires of the duchesse d'Abrantes, to the effect that in May 1789 the queen tried to bribe him, but that he refused this and expressed his wish to be a minister.
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  • Barth, however, concluded that the present town does not date earlier than the second half of the 1 6th century, and that before the rise of the Fula power (c. 1800) scarcely any great Arab merchant ever visited Kano.
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  • There were, at the date of the Restoration, about seventy Presbyterian ministers in the north of Ireland, and most of these were from the west of Scotland, and were imbued with the dislike of Episcopacy which distinguished the Covenanting party.
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  • But long before that date the Order had begun to find that its true work lay on the eastern frontiers of Germany.
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  • The date of their arrival in the Sudan is uncertain: they appear to have drifted up the Nile valley and to have dispossessed the original Nuba population.
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  • An instrument of higher interest, the stereoscope, which, though of much later date (1849-1850), may be mentioned here, since along with the kaleidoscope it did more than anything else to popularize his name, was not, as has often been asserted, the invention of Brewster.
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  • Not that this date rests on positive evidence.
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  • The phrase may, however, be found in writers of an earlier date than these, e.g.
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  • Iron has also been produced in Derbyshire from an early date, and coal mines were worked at Norton and Alfreton in the beginning of the 14th century.
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  • From this latter date the county returned four members in two divisions until the act of 1868, under which it returned six members for three divisions.
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  • Other remains of pre-Conquest date are the chancel arches in the churches of Marston Montgomery and of Sawley; and the curiously carved font in Wilne church is attributed to the same period.
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  • Like Jean Hardouin he got to believe that a great deal of what is called classical literature was compiled by anonymous authors at a much later date, and he used frequently to startle his colleagues, the Gustavian academicians, by his audacious paradoxes.
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  • The revolt of Antonius Saturninus, the commander of the Roman forces in Upper Germany (88 or 89), marks the turning-point in his reign (on the date see H.
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  • Of these, the first in date and importance is the Tithe Commutation Act of 1836.
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  • The decrease has assumed serious proportions since 1871, as before that date the supply of rural labour exceeded the demand.
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  • Since that date the literature has largely increased.
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  • The date is the 11th of July 127 4.
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  • From an equally loose application of the word "fir" by our older herbalists, it is difficult to decide upon the date of introduction of this tree into Britain; but it was commonly planted for ornamental purposes in the beginning of the 17th century.
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  • The date of his birth has been disputed, and certain curious facts have been cited in proof of the assertion that he was born on the 7th of January 1768, and that his brother Joseph, who passed as the eldest surviving son, was in reality his junior.
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  • Recent research has, however, explained how it came about that a son born on the earlier date received the name Nabulione (Napoleon).
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  • The baptismal register of Ajaccio leaves no doubt as to the date of his birth as given above.
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  • Then it was, or perhaps at a slightly later date, that he became interested in the relations subsisting between political science and war.
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  • Another convention of the same date allowed him to send 28,000 French troops into Spain for the occupation of Portugal, an enterprise in which a large Spanish force was to help them; 40,000 French troops were to be cantonned at Bayonne to support the first corps.
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  • Another consideration which largely conduced to the disasters of the retreat was Napoleon's postponement of any movement back from Moscow to the date of October 19th, and this is known to have resulted from his conviction that the tsar would give way as he had done at Tilsit.
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  • To date his decline, as Chaptal does, from the cold of the Moscow campaign is clearly incorrect.
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  • The date 248 B.C. given by the list of the Olympionicae in Euseb.
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  • These serve to date, beyond all reasonable question, Periods III.
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  • Of this institution Gerard became guardian or provost at a date not later than 110o; and here he organized that religious order of St John which received papal recognition from Paschal II.
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  • As regards doctrine, the work is exhaustive; but it is diffuse, obscure, and occasionally selfcontradictory, as might be expected in a work which consists of a number of unconnected paragraphs of various authorship and date.
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  • Many of the doctrinal portions may in substance well be still older, and date from the time of the Sassanids.
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  • The Paris MS. has simply Philobiblon olchoti anglici, and does not contain the usual concluding note of the date when the book was completed by Richard.
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  • This Egyptian picture was said to date from the time of the third or fourth dynasty, some three thousand years before the Christian era.
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  • Next in order of date, though at a long interval, comes Pliny the Elder, in whose Historia Naturalis Book X.
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  • 8 Though much later in date, the Iter per Poseganam Sclavoniae of Piller and Mitterpacher, published at Buda in 1783, may perhaps be here most conveniently mentioned.
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  • There were two issues - virtually two editions - of this with the same date on the title-page, though one of them is said not to have been published till the following year.
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  • Earliest in date as it is greatest in bulk stands Audubon's Birds of America in four volumes, containing four hundred and thirty-five plates, of which the first part appeared in London in 1827 and the last in 1838.
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  • the first part of which bears date 1841-1842.
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  • A work of somewhat similar character, but one in which the letterpress is of greater value, is the Centurie zoologique of Lesson, a single volume that, though bearing the date 1830 on its title-page, is believed to have been begun in 1829, 1 and was certainly not finished until 1831.
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  • Why it was not at once accepted is not told, but the entry respecting it, which must be of much later date, in the " Register of Papers " is " Published already."
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  • Dubois (8vo, 1851-1860) is so much late4 in date.
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  • By some unaccountable accident, the date of the original communication to the Academy of Berlin is wrongly printed.
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  • Eustace was knighted in 1147, at which date he was probably from sixteen to eighteen years of age; and in 1151 he joined Louis in an abortive raid upon Normandy, which had accepted the title of the empress Matilda, and was now defended by her husband, Geoffrey of Anjou.
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  • It has frequently been said that the lagoon population was originally composed of refugees from the mainland seeking asylum from the incursions of Huns,, Goths and Lombards; but it is more probable that, long before the date of the earliest barbarian inroad, the lagoon islands already had a population of fisherfolk.
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  • The mosaics of the atrium date from 1200 to 1300; the subjects are taken from Old Testament story.
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  • The original part of the magnificent mosaic pavement probably dates from the middle of the 12th century, if we may judge from the pavement at Murano, exactly similar in style, material and workmanship, which bears the date 1140.
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  • After Longhena's date church architecture in Venice declined upon the dubious taste of baroque; the facades of San Moise and of Santa Maria del Giglio are good specimens of this style.
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  • Before that date Venetian shipping was built at the spot near the piazzetta, known as the terra nova, where the royal gardens now are.
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  • We may date the true foundation of the library to the donation of Cardinal Bessarion.
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  • The acquisition of Cyprus marks the extreme limit of Venetian expansion in the Levant; from this date onward there is little to record save the gradual loss of her maritime possessions.
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  • The exact time of his death cannot be determined; 1294 is probably as accurate a date as can be fixed upon.
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  • Two Boston periodicals (one no longer so) that still hold an exceptional position in periodical literature, the North American Review (1815) and the Atlantic Monthly (1857), date from this period.
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  • The date of the Chronicler may be placed about 300 B.C., so Palmyra must have been in existence long before then.
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  • The series of native inscriptions, written in Aramaic, begins a few years after; the earliest bears the date 304 of the Seleucid era, i.e.
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  • At a later date, probably under Septimius Severus or Caracalla (beginning of 3rd century), Palmyra received the Jus italicum and the status of a colony; the executive officials of the council and people were called strategoi, equivalent to the Roman duumviri (NSI.
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  • Zenobia seems to have ruled on hehalf of her young son Wahab-allath or Athenodorus as the name is Graecized, who counts the years of his reign from the date of his father's death.
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  • Some rock tombs hard by may be of earlier than Roman date.
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  • Geologically, spiders date from the Carboniferous Period, Arthrolycosa and others from the coal beds of Europe and North America being closely allied to the existing genus Liphistius.
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  • A lease under the Settled Land Act 1882 must be by deed and must be made to take effect in possession not later than 12 months after its date; the best rent that can reasonably be obtained must be reserved and the lease must contain a covenant by the lessee for payment of the rent, and a condition of re-entry on nonpayment within a specified time not exceeding 30 days.
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  • In the absence of a date, it will take effect from the day of delivery.
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  • In Pennsylvania, parol evidence of the date is allowed.
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  • The lessee has no right to a refund when the cause of damage was existing and known at the date of the lease (Arts.
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  • They date from the Persian rule down to the Ptolemaic period and are evidently modelled by Greek workmen.
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  • The following table, summarized from the Handbook to the Imperial Institute Cotton Exhibition, 1905, giving the length of staple and value on one date (January 16, 1905), will serve to indicate the comparative values of some of the principal commercial cottons.
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  • The date of cotton-planting varies from March i to June 1, according to situation.
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  • Up to the year 1885 there was an average yearly export equivalent to about 2140 bales of 500 lb, after which date the export practically ceased.
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  • Nothing is known with certainty as to the date or author.
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  • It is considered probable that the date of the original edition was the beginning of the 3rd century, while that which we possess is to be assigned to the time of Diocletian.
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  • That this evidence is not as good as that for the miracles of Jesus must be conceded, as much of it is of much later date than the events recorded.
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  • The a posteriori evidence as regards both its moral and religious quality and its date is altogether inferior to the evidence of the Gospels.
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  • Although our information respecting the chemical composition of petroleum has been almost entirely gained since the middle of the 18th century, a considerable amount of empirical knowledge of the substance was possessed by chemists at an earlier date, and there was much speculation as to its origin.
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  • Even prior to the discovery of petroleum in commercial quantities, a number of chemists had made determinations of the chemical composition of several different varieties, and these investigations, supplemented by those of a later date, show that petroleum consists of about 84% by weight of carbon with 12% of hydrogen, and varying proportions of sulphur, nitrogen and oxygen.
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  • The petroleum industry in the United States may be considered to date from the year 1859, when the first well avowedly drilled The for the production of oil was completed by E.
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  • 1864), and the refining of petroleum in that country may be said to date from about the year 1855, when Samuel M.
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  • Petroleum has very long been known as a source of light and heat, while the use of crude oil for the treatment of wounds and cutaneous affections, and as a lubricant, was even more general and led to the raw material being an article of commerce at a still earlier date.
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  • In much the same way, at a later date and in a lesser sphere, the closing of the traderoutes by the advance of the Ottoman Turks led traders to endeavour to find new channels, and issued in the rounding of the Cape of Good Hope and the discovery of America.
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  • From an early date Italian ships had followed the crusaders.
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  • At a later date, in the reign of Baldwin II., Venice also gave her aid to the kings of Jerusalem.
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  • The period of conquest practically ends at this date, though isolated gains were afterwards made.
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  • The county of Tripoli, the second of these principalities, had also come under the aegis of Jerusalem at an early date.
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  • At an early date therefore the county of Tripoli had already come under the influence of the kingdom.
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  • The Teutonic knights date from the Third Crusade.
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  • (2) The assizes of the court of burgesses became the basis of a treatise at an earlier date than the assizes of the high court.
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  • The date of the redaction (which was probably made by some learned burgess) may well have been the reign of Baldwin III., as Kugler suggests: he was the first native king, and a king learned in the law; but Beugnot would refer the assizes to the years immediately preceding Saladin's capture of Jerusalem.
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  • In 1143 began the reign of the first native king; 3 and abdut this date may be placed the final organization of the kingdom, witnessed by the completion of its body of customary law.
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  • At the same date, however, the decline of the kingdom also begins; the fall of Edessa is the beginning of the end.
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  • His book thus begins to be a real authority only from the date of the Second Crusade onwards; but the perfection of his form (for he is one of the greatest stylists of the middle ages) and the prestige of his position conspired to make his book the one authority for the whole history of the first century of the Crusades.
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  • Generally speaking the Arabic writings are late in point of date, and cold and jejune in style; while it must also be remembered that they are set religious works written to defend Islam.
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  • The XpovcKOV Teel, ' (composed in Greek verse some time after 1300, apparently by an author of mixed Frankish and Greek parentage, and translated into French at an early date under the title "The Book of the Conquest of Constantinople and the Empire of Rumania") narrates in a prologue the events of the Fourth (as indeed also of the First) Crusade.
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  • In most cases the eruptions appear to be of Pliocene or later date, but in the extreme north some of the basalt seems to belong to the Miocene period.
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  • We only know that as long ago as the 1st century B.C. true Hebrew blood was becoming rare, and that a vast proportion of the Jews of Roman times were Hebraized Aramaeans, whose assimilation into the Jewish community did not date much further back than the Maccabaean age.
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  • The date of his birth cannot be fixed with any certainty, but it was probably between 1030 and 1040.
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  • in the second half of the 13th century, partly (so far as relates to the Cid) from the above, partly from contemporary Arabic histories, and partly from tradition; the Cronica del Cid, first published in 1512, by Juan de Velorado, abbot of the monastery of San Pedro at Cardena, which is a compilation from the last, interlarded with new fictions due to the piety of the compiler; lastly, various Arabic manuscripts, some of contemporary date, which are examined and their claims weighed in the second volume of Professor Dozy's Recherches sur l'histoire politique et litteraire de l'Espagne pendant le moyen dge (Leiden, 1849).
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  • As to the date of the book, though there are still differences of opinion among scholars, there is a gradual approach to a consensus.
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  • The decisive considerations for the determination of the date are the language, the historical background and the thought.
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  • A precise indication of date has been sought in certain supposed references or allusions to historical facts.
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  • In any case, since Ben-Sira belongs to about 180 B.C., the date of' Koheleth, so far as these coincidences indicate it, would not be far from 200 B.C. The contrast made in x.
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  • Such identifications, however, do not fix the date of the book precisely; the author may have referred to events that happened before his time.
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  • Remains of the bridge of the Via Aemilia over the Rhenus have also been found - consisting of parts of the parapets on each side, in brick-faced concrete which belong to a restoration, the original construction (probably by Augustus in 2 B.C.) having been in blocks of Veronese red marble - and also of a massive protecting wall slightly above it, of late date, in the construction of which a large number of Roman tombstones were used.
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  • In the Malay Peninsula itself there is abundant evidence, ethnological and philological, of at least two distinct immigrations of people of the Malayan stock, the earlier incursions, it is probable, taking place from the eastern archipelago to the south, the later invasion spreading across the Straits of Malacca from Sumatra at a comparatively recent date.
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  • These orders are of very ancient date, owing their establishment to the ancient Hindu rule, followed by the Buddhists, that each "twice-born" man should lead in the woods the life of an ascetic. The second class of Fakirs are simply disreputable beggars who wander round extorting, under the guise of religion, alms from the charitable and practising on the superstitions of the villagers.
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  • The average date of the opening and closing of navigation at the strait of Mackinac, where the ice remains longest, is the 17th of April and the 9th of January respectively.'
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  • The exact date of his death is unknown.
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  • This treatise was probably composed at a date not very different from that of the Leiden papyrus.
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  • The other portion seems of somewhat later date.
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  • Internal evidence suggests that they are not all from the same hand or of the same date, but probably they are not earlier than the 9th nor later than the 12th century.
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  • At the period of the Israelite conquest the portion of Gilead northward of the Jabbok (Zerka) belonged to the dominions of Og, king of Bashan, while the southern half was ruled by Sihon, king of the Amorites, having been at an earlier date wrested from Moab (Numb.
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  • We have above all his Letters (Epistolae), difficult to date, but extremely important from the standpoint of history, dogma, or literature; see Dummler's edition in the Monumenta Germaniae historica, 1892.
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  • But the numerous vertically excavated tombs outside the walls are of late date and belong for the most part to the Roman period.
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  • Of later date, perhaps, are the limestone polygonal retaining walls on the west front, which extended on either side of the early entrance.
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  • Epiphanes, king of Syria, by the Roman architect Cossutius in the interval between 174 B.C. and 164 B.C., the date of the death of Antiochus.
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  • 5.17), and therefore cannot be of later date than 35 B.C. It is an octagonal marble structure, 42 ft.
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  • The Turks remained in possession of the Acropolis till 1833, when Athens was chosen as the capital of the newly established kingdom of Greece; since that date the history of the city forms part of that of modern Greece.
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  • They present somewhat similar features with the Salic law, but often differ from it in the date of compilation, the amount of fines, the number and nature of the crimes, the number, rank, duties and titles of the officers, &c. For the Salic law and other Frankish laws, see Salic Law, and for the edict of Theodoric I., which was applicable to the Ostrogoths and Romans, see Roman Law.
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  • throws new light on all questions relating to their date and composition.
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  • The date of compilation must, therefore, be placed between 743 and 749.
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  • At an early date compilations were formed in Italy for the use of legal practitioners and jurists.
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  • Bernicia was again separate from Deira under Eanfrith, son of lEthelfrith (633-634), after which date the kings of Bernicia were supreme in Northumbria, though for a short time under Oswio Deira had a king of its own.
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  • The latest critics, even those of the Society itself, give 1548 as the date when the book received its final touches; though Father Roothaan gives Rome, the 9th of July 1541, as the date at the end of the ancient MS. version.
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  • The oldest mention of Robin Hood at present known occurs in the second edition - what is called the B text - of Piers the Plowman, the date of which is about 1377.
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  • After 1615, the date of the pageant prepared for the mayoralty of Sir John Jolles, draper, by Anthony Munday and entitled Metropolis Coronata, a peer was imported into it, and the yeoman of the older version was metamorphosed into the earl of Huntingdon, for whom in the following century William Stukeley discovered a satisfactory pedigree!
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  • The island of Formosa must have been known from a very early date to the Chinese who were established in the Pescadores.
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  • AEOLIS (AEOLIA), an ancient district of Asia Minor, colonized at a very early date by Aeolian Greeks.
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  • At first held at any of the local shrines, such as Gilgal, Bethel, Shiloh, as well as Jerusalem, it was held at an indefinite date during the harvest in the fall of the year.
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  • Then with the concentration of the cultus at Jerusalem represented by Deuteronomy, the celebration was restricted to the Judean capital, and its duration fixed at seven days, though its date was still left indeterminate.
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  • The determination of a fixed date must therefore have been much earlier than Deuteronomy or the alleged period of the Priestly Code.
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