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dawn Sentence Examples

  • From the next stall, Dawn answered.

  • Six-month old Dandy nickered to his mother, but Casper was busy talking to Princess and Dawn.

  • Out playing with Dawn.

  • Cassie woke the next morning in the cool of dawn.

  • By dawn she was awake again - ready to get started.

  • By dawn they had left the wagons far behind.

  • She woke to a cool dawn.

  • Taking a zip-lock bag of scraps from the refrigerator, she opened the door and stepped out into the cool dawn.

  • Instead, I called fisherman Dan Brennan, figuring he might have arose with the dawn.

  • Dusty surveyed the blackened ruins of the church in the grainy light of dawn.

  • "Evac and implode the building before dawn," Dusty said.

  • When dawn hits, I'm wiping every trace of that village off the planet.

  • "We'll bring 'em, but I'm leveling the place at dawn," Dusty warned.

  • Two hours before dawn.

  • Evac our folks out of HQ and southern Florida at dawn.

  • He looked at his watch, satisfied to see it was past dawn despite the storm-blackened sky.

  • Just before dawn, she made herself soup and turned a box of cornmeal into bread.

  • Jule slept past dawn then into midday.

  • Yully slept fitfully and awoke before dawn, unable to rest with her troubled thoughts.

  • As dawn broke, they reached the turn off to the safe house.

  • Toward dawn, her conversation became fixed on the skeleton-man she'd discovered in the depths of the mine as if he too was a forever forgotten soul, equally immersed in lonely darkness.

  • The Deans were up at the first pink of dawn, but they didn't beat Fred O'Connor, who had already perked coffee, cracked eggs, and burned toast for their morning breakfast.

  • Fred said Brandon Westlake was already gone—off to capture the columbine in dawn's early light.

  • David Dean was hanging patriotic bunting by dawn's early light when Cynthia finished setting out the usual assortment of pastries for the guests and joined her husband for the short walk to the Community Center.

  • His overweight partner was as quiet as a fawn at dawn.

  • Dawn would soon break across the horizon on this side of the world.

  • It was bedtime on her side of the world, but dawn was breaking the sky outside her windows.

  • It was just after dawn, and the fortress was silent.

  • Dawn and Random followed their mother as they trotted out to the pasture.

  • Random was three now and Dawn was almost two.

  • Dawn and Random snorted and crowded close to Princess.

  • He even delivered Dawn while Carmen was visiting Mums.

  • Dawn lined the horizon in faint yellow.

  • His clothing was thick and heavy this night, as if he expected to be standing outside her window until dawn.

  • Dawn came slowly, followed by the brilliant blue sky of morning.

  • She rolled to face him, squinting in the grainy dawn.

  • Her alarm clock woke her at dawn, reminding her it was time for her morning run.

  • She awoke long before dawn, and her eyes went to the corner where Gabriel no longer sat.

  • It was dawn, and she breathed a sigh of relief at being safe.

  • "I have to be back by dawn," he said.

  • He fought until the yard was lit only by the castle.s outer lighting, then onward to dawn, free after so long restraining himself around the Immortals and humans.

  • She lifted her head from her desk and blinked, the first fingers of dawn rendering the light of the room grainy and grey.

  • The Council would have left at dawn with A'Ran.

  • She fell into a restless sleep that was disturbed long before dawn.

  • After dawn arrived at last and the couple were showered and dressed, they speculated further on the late night sounds as Cynthia filled Bird Song's breakfast table with fresh baked goodies.

  • I had slept little as Jerome Jones' band played its brass near till dawn at The Gold Belt.

  • The snow began falling before dawn, drifting down with an urgency that heralded a serious accumulation.

  • Connor wants to leave at the crack of dawn.

  • It was near dawn, so he assumed she would morph back soon.

  • When dawn neared, Jackson said, I think I'll take her upstairs.

  • The outline of the dairy was dim in the early dawn light, but the intermittent barking from Brutus was like a beacon.

  • The dawn brought cool air and dense fog.

  • Alex was there at dawn every morning to help with the chores and then they would take off in his truck.

  • He paused, glancing at the yellow stripe of dawn nudging back the night sky.

  • An hour before dawn, the alarms wailed.

  • The next morning, he woke before dawn and before she did.

  • When dawn outlined the boards hammered across the windows, she rose.

  • She set it to connect with the fed's central computer system just before dawn, hoping to draw attention away from the town of Randolph while giving her a head start.

  • The bombing of the town of Randolph stopped an hour before dawn.

  • She shivered in the chill of dawn.

  • He pretends to drown, sleeps on the beach for a few hours, and about dawn pedals off into the sunrise.

  • The darkest hour is just before the dawn.

  • Dawn must be getting close, because she had never seen things darker than they were right now.

  • He dubbed it "Dawn" because the foal had everyone up at dawn with her frolicking in the barn.

  • They were feeding the horses and Jonathan was out exercising Dawn.

  • Training starts tomorrow morning at dawn.

  • Dawn had come an hour earlier but only just managed to push away the shadows of night from the cloudy mountain hiding place that had become her home.

  • It wasn't until dawn crested the horizon that he smelled the unmistakable scent of blood.

  • An hour before dawn, she began to feel drowsy and shifted her position to keep from falling asleep.

  • She stirred after dawn, startled to see she'd slept so late.

  • She looked around, the prey she'd been stalking in the forest before dawn now lost.

  • The muffled ring of his new phone woke him just as dawn's light crept through the window.

  • It was evening in our world but dawn here.

  • We were grabbed yesterday before dawn.

  • Darian watched the sky turn from dark to dawn, unconcerned with the chilly desert morning.

  • The moon is a fickle lover, like a beautiful woman…she gives her whole heart but once a month and leaves you before dawn…why fear you the night?

  • It would be dawn soon.

  • As my mate, you are at least guaranteed to see dawn, and we'll escape together!

  • I'll make the announcement at dawn.

  • As dawn had crested, he felt wearied yet energized.

  • He crossed to the windows and opened them, assessing it to be only a few hours before dawn.

  • Dawn had not yet begun to spread, but it would not be long.

  • By dawn, the intruders were driven beyond the breached wall, and stonecutters and woodworkers summoned to begin repairing the wall behind the ongoing battle.

  • When dawn lit up the sky in front of her, she cried.

  • You will see dawn, my queen, I promise you this.

  • The battles inside and outside the walls raged throughout the night, quieting only at dawn, when sunlight illuminated the destruction.

  • Dawn drenched the chamber in soft yellow.

  • As dawn broke across the sky, the elder demon who possessed Memon spoke to him.

  • Felipa fell in love with Dawn, who appeared to be equally smitten.

  • His phone vibrated just as dawn lit the room where he'd taken them.

  • Thayers Dawn of Italian Independence (Boston, 1893) is gushing and not always accurate; C. Cants Dell indipendenza italiana cronistoria (Naples, 1872-1877) is reactionary and often unreliable; V.

  • Considerations such as these could not be expected to appeal to the nation at large, which hailed the advent of the Left as the dawn of an era of unlimited popular sovereignty, diminished administrative pressure, reduction of taxation and general prosperity.

  • The period between May 1881 and July 1887 occupied, in the region of foreign affairs, by the negotiation, conclusion and renewal of the triple alliance, by the Bulgarian crisis and by the dawn of an Italian colonial policy, was marked at home by urgent political and economic problems, and by the parliamentary phenomena known as trasformismo.

  • Marching rapidly, however, Albertone outdistanced the other columns, but, in consequence of allowing his men an hours rest, arrived upon the scene of action when the Abyssinians, whom it had been hoped to surprise at dawn, were ready to receive the attack.

  • Legge, who finds true theism at the dawn of Chinese history, is the most authoritative representative of such views.

  • 2 The period of the early middle ages is dealt with in Beazley's Dawn of Modern Geography (London; part i., 1897; part ii., 1901; part iii., 1906); see also Winstedt, Cosmos Indicopleustes (1910).

  • The problems of geography had been lightened by the destructive criticism of the French cartographer D'Anville (who had purged the map of the world of the last remnants of traditional fact unverified by modern observations) and rendered richer by the dawn of the new era of scientific travel, when Kant brought his logical powers to bear upon them.

  • matutinue, sc. possibly vigiliae, morning watches; from matutinus, " belonging to the morning"), a word now only used in an ecclesiastical sense for one of the canonical hours in the Roman Breviary, originally intended to be said at midnight, but sometimes said at dawn, after which "lauds" were recited or sung.

  • Three different branches can be distinguished among the Russians from the dawn of their history: - the Great Russians, the Little Russians (Malorusses or Ukrainians), and the White - Russians (the Byelorusses).

  • The co-operative spirit of the Great Russians shows itself in another sphere in the artel, which has been a prominent feature of Russian life since the dawn of history.

  • Among Lockyer's other works are - The Dawn of Astronomy (1894), to which Stonehenge and other British Stone Monuments astronomically considered (1906) may be considered a sequel; Recent and coming Eclipses (1897); and Inorganic Evolution (1900).

  • The tradition of the earliest document J ascribes the worship of Yahweh to much earlier times, in fact to the dawn of human life.

  • At dawn they made an unexpected attack upon the main body and routed it.

  • With the incoming of the last decade of the century there seemed to be some justifiable hopes of the dawn of better times, but they were speedily doomed to disappointment.

  • Before dawn of September the 4th (is Fructidor) Augereau with 2000 soldiers marched against the Tuileries, where the councils were sitting, dispersed XIX.

  • We detect the dawn of that spirit which afterwards animated Hellenic art.

  • With the dawn of the Mesozoic epoch we reach Hexapods that can be unhesitatingly referred to existing orders.

  • The occurrence of weevils - among the most specialized of the Coleoptera - in Triassic rocks shows us that this great order of metabolous insects had become differentiated into its leading families at the dawn of the Mesozoic era, and that we must go far back into the Palaeozoic for the origin of the Endopterygota.

  • MEMNON, in Greek mythology, son of Tithonus and Eos (Dawn), king of the Aethiopians.

  • The supporters of the solar theory look upon Memnon as the son of the dawn, who, though he might vanish from sight for a time, could not be destroyed; hence the immortality bestowed upon him by Zeus.

  • While modern research has added considerably to our knowledge of prehistoric Athens, a still greater light has been thrown on the architecture and topography of the city in the earlier historic or " archaic " era, the subsequent age of Athenian greatness, and the period of decadence which set in with the Macedonian conquest; the first extends from the dawn of history to 480-479 B.C., when the city was destroyed by the Persians; the second, or classical, age closes in 322 B.C., when Athens lost its political independence after the Lamian War; the third, or Hellenistic, in 146 B.C., when the state fell under Roman protection.

  • and 6pOp6s, at dawn).

  • His circumstances were now extremely straitened; it was the darkness before dawn.

  • He himself hopes, with his followers, to live to see the decisive turn of things, the dawn of the new and better aeon.

  • But the wars with Russia and other Christian powers, and the different risings of the Greeks and Servians, helped to stimulate the feelings of animosity and contempt entertained towards them by the ruling race; and the promulgation of the Tanzimat undoubtedly heralded for the subject nationalities the dawn of a new era.

  • Beazley, Dawn of Modern Geography, ii.

  • Athena has been variously described as the pure aether, the storm-cloud, the dawn, the twilight; but there is little evidence that she was regarded as representing any of the physical powers of nature, and it is better to endeavour to form an idea of her character and attributes from a consideration of her cultepithets and ritual.

  • Besides the administration of sacraments and the celebration of offices on special occasions, the priest kept alight the eternal fire on the altar, addressed prayers to the Sun at dawn, midday and twilight, turning towards east, south and west respectively.

  • It marks the dawn of a public spirit as represented by the gentry, who, alarmed at the national peril and justly suspicious of the ruling magnates, unhesitatingly placed their destinies in the hands of Hunyadi, the one honest man who by sheer merit had risen within the last ten years from the humble position of a country squire to a leading position in the state.

  • But not until the dawn of the Reformation did Magyar begin in any sense to replace Latin for literary purposes.

  • Doctor Drinkovic, leader of the Dalmatian clericals, openly declared that " in the Balkan sun we see the dawn of our day!"

  • The real dawn of zoology after the legendary period of the middle ages is connected with the name of an Englishman, Edward Wotton, born at Oxford in 1492, who practised Wotton.

  • rer.); C. Raymond Beazley, Dawn of Modern Geography, iii.

  • Being a component of bronze, it was used as a metal thousands of years prior to the dawn of history; but it does not follow that prehistoric bronzes were made from metallic tin.

  • Something was borrowed even from the school of Salerno, and thus the close of Byzantine medicine is brought into connexion with the dawn of science in modern Europe.

  • A continuous thread of learning and practice must have connected the last period of Roman medicine already mentioned with the dawn of science in the middle ages.

  • At dawn the Zulu withdrew, leaving 350 dead.

  • The troops started for the shore in flotillas of boats soon after dawn at all points, their approach covered by the fire of battleships and cruisers, and in all cases the boats were not fired upon until almost the last moment.

  • The arrangements for disembarking Birdwood's Australasians differed from those made at Helles, in that here the whole force was to land at one point, and that an attempt was to be made to effect a surprise just before dawn (April 25).

  • A rearrangement of the attacking forces was carried otit during the following night, and the attempt to gain the highest ground was resumed at dawn on the 8th from the positions that had been acquired 24 hours earlier.

  • Nevertheless the whole of the infantry of the ith Division was on shore before dawn, and its leading battalions had driven off the Turkish detachments met with in the immediate vicinity of the points of disembarkation.

  • Moreover, when the first portion of the 10th Division arrived from Mitylene soon after dawn, it was decided to put these troops ashore to the S.

  • Finally the parties still in the trenches slipped away, and when dawn broke the Turks, who had first ascertained that something unusual was afoot from the explosion of a vast mine in the Anzac area, and from conflagrations on the beaches where the few stores to be abandoned were being destroyed, discovered that the invaders were gone.

  • There were libraries in most of the towns and temples; an old Sumerian proverb averred that " he who would excel in the school of the scribes must rise with the dawn."

  • Maspero, Dawn of Civilization (1896), Struggle of the Nations (1897), and Passing of the Empires (1900); L.

  • Beazley, Dawn of Modern Geography, iii.

  • Berzelius hailed this discovery as marking the dawn of a new era in organic chemistry, and proposed for benzoyl the names "Proin" or "Orthrin" (from irpcoi and dpOpus).

  • 1-6 is a continuation of chap. xii.; the dawn of the day of salvation is accompanied by a general purging away of idolatry and the enthusiasm of false prophets.

  • Sometimes, especially at early dawn, there is a musical noise in the desert, like the sound of distant drums, which is caused by the eddying of grains of sand in the heated atmosphere, on the crests of the medanos.

  • During the rainy season, from October to May, the sky is generally clear at dawn, and the magnificent snowy peaks are clearly seen.

  • Scale, i:170,000 The attack of the allies was begun by the first three columns, which moved down from their bivouacs behind the Pratzen plateau before dawn on the 2nd, towards Telnitz and Sokolnitz.

  • See also C. Raymond Beazley, Dawn of Modern Geography, iii.

  • At the earliest dawn of the 22nd the battle was resumed.

  • That is to say, in tracing back the later acquisitions of civilization to impulses which are as old as the dawn of primitive culture, he did not, as the modern evolutionist does, lay stress on the superiority of the later to the earlier stages of human development, but rather became enamoured of the simplicity and spontaneity of those early impulses which, since they are the oldest, easily come to look like the most real and precious.

  • The most conspicuous were the Nichi Nichi Shimbun (Daily News), the Yilbin Hoc/il (Postal Intelligence), the Choya Shimbun (Government and People News), the Akebono Shimbun (The Dawn), and the Mainichi Shimbun (Daily News).

  • BASSARAB or Bassaraba, the name of a dynasty in Rumania, which ruled Walachia from the dawn of its history until 1658.

  • the light of the dawn.

  • s See Maspero, Dawn of Civilization, p. 127; also Brugoch, Religion and Mythologie der alten Agypter.

  • In the evening Cromwell drew up his army, under 1 1,000 effective men, along the ravine, and issued orders to attack the Scots at dawn of the 3rd (13th).

  • Before dawn the English advanced troops crossed the ravine, attacked Doon, and pinned Leslie's left; under cover of this the whole army began its manoeuvre.

  • 15), which is said by Egyptologists to be the oldest poem in the world, carries us back at once to the dawn of history.

  • From the dawn of maritime trade its possession has been important to the strongest nations on the sea for the time being.

  • 26 - that is, well before dawn.

  • Punctually at the appointed time, at dawn on Sept.

  • At dawn next day the 3 rd and 4th Canadian Div.

  • Thus a comet may be encountered in the morning dawn or evening twilight, and without such an adjunct the astronomer may lose the whole available opportunity for observation in the vain endeavour to find a suitable comparison-star.

  • In the work About the Crown, chap. iii., he describes how the faithful " take the sacrament of the Eucharist also in their meetings held before dawn."

  • Between F and A A Virtual Virtual, erect, diminished Erect, same size CO Between oc and A A a superficial account of the traffic in indulgences, and a rough and ready assumption, which even Kostlin makes, that the darkness was greatest just before the dawn.

  • His philosophy was more like Michaelangelo's famous sculpture of the Dawn, a spirit yet encumbered with the stubble of the material from which it was hewn, than a clear cut figure with unmistakable outlines.

  • Ward, Dawn of the Catholic Revival (London, 1909); Handecoeur, Hist.

  • Beazley, Dawn of Modern Geography (London, 1 897), i.

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  • the front, and by June 14 he had achieved almost the impossible itself; for there, at Solre, Beaumont and Philippeville, lay his mass of men, 124,000 strong, concentrated under his hand without rousing the enemy's suspicions, and ready to march across the frontier at dawn.

  • The orders for the French advance next day, among the finest ever issued, directed that the army should march at dawn and move to the Sambre at Marchienne and Charleroi.

  • During the night of the r 5th orders were sent for the divisions to move eastwards towards Nivelles, and at dawn the Reserve marched for Mt.

  • The French cavalry on the right, hearing troops in motion on the Namur road, dashed in pursuit down the turnpike road shortly after dawn, caught up the fugitives and captured them.

  • 'He did not start his corps on their westward march until a considerable time after dawn, and then, owing to bad staff work, the rear corps of all (Billow) was selected to lead the march.

  • from bivouac long after dawn, he marched forward, via Walhain.

  • The action continued till about II P.M., when it died out, to recommence shortly after dawn.

  • ZEPHYRUS, in Greek mythology, the west wind (whence the English "zephyr," a light breeze), brother of Boreas, the north wind, and son of the Titan Astraeus and Eos, the dawn.

  • (n) Before Annas at night and Caiaphas at dawn; Peter's denials (xviii.

  • (t) At early dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalen, finding the stone rolled away from the monument, runs to tell Peter and the beloved disciple that the Lord's body has been removed.

  • But in 1834 a law was passed providing for the union of the scattered lands belonging to each proprietor, and that may be considered the dawn of modern Saxon agriculture., The richest grain districts are near Meissen, Grimma, Bautzen,.

  • The various theories which identified him with the sun, the moon or the dawn, may be dismissed, as they do not rest on evidence to which value would now be attached.

  • He promulgated a system which may be considered as the dawn of the "natural system" of the present day (Ray, Methodus Plantarum, 1682).

  • Until 1811 the Calvinistic Methodists had no ministers ordained by themselves; their enormous growth in numbers and the scarcity of ministers to administer the Sacrament - only three in North Wales, two of whom had joined only at the dawn of the century - made the question of ordination a matter of urgency.

  • Such in brief has been the story of the river since the dawn of Chinese history.

  • The youthful aristocracy were thus withdrawn from the old Latin schools of Germany, but the aristocratic schools vanished with the dawn of the 19th century, and the ordinary public schools were once more frequented by the young nobility.

  • mane, matutinus, " morning"), an old Italian goddess of dawn.

  • The dawn of the science covers the first observation of facts and the rudiments of true interpretation.

  • With the exception of ZElfric's late works at the very dawn of the century, we can only record two transcripts of the West-Saxon Gospels as coming at all within the scope of our inquiry.

  • See also C. Raymond Beazley, Dawn of Modern Geography ii.

  • 5) maintained that the day began at dawn and not from the previous sunset (as later Jewish custom assumed).

  • x., and was held on Sunday by night; but long before dawn, since after it Paul " talked with them a long while, even till break of day."

  • 112 to the emperor Trajan, about the Christians of Bithynia, attests that on a fixed day, stato die (no doubt Sunday), they met before dawn and recited antiphonally a hymn " to Christ as to a god."

  • Bernard, De Adamo Bremensi (Paris, 189J); Beazley, Dawn of Modern Geography, ii.

  • Before dawn on the 10th the advance guard of Turenne's army was ascending the Glotter Tal.

  • The Growth of the Spirit of Christianity from the First Century to the Dawn of the Lutheran Era, established his reputation as a liberal and spiritually minded theologian; and Queen Victoria invited him to preach at Balmoral.

  • Wittenberg is interesting chiefly on account of its close connexion with Luther and the dawn of the Reformation; and several of its buildings are associated with the events of that time.

  • News of his approach reached them on the night of June 14, and they marched before dawn with 2200 men to meet him near Musselburgh.

  • During prehistoric times the basin of the Vistula seems to have been inhabited by a dolichocephalic race, different from the brachycephalic Poles of the present day; but from the dawn of history Slays (Poles), intermingled to some extent with Lithuanians, have to be found on the plains of the Vistula and the Warta.

  • geographie (June 1870); Beazley, Dawn of Modern Geography, i.

  • 18, 1523), his accession was hailed as the dawn of a happier era.

  • This communication began to fail, or close up presumably in the Miocene period; and before the dawn of Pliocene times the Sarmatian Ocean was broken up or divided into sections, one of which was the Aralo-Caspian sea already discussed.

  • solving that the sunset of his life should be even more splendid than its dawn he decided to go on crusade, and in 1189 he started with a great army for the Holy Land.

  • Among editions the first is of 1619, by Gretser; the best, that of 1877, by Tobler, in Itinera et Descriptiones Terrae Sanctae; we may also mention that of 1870, by Delpit, in his Essai sur les anciens pelerinages a Jerusalem; see also Delpit's remarks upon Arculf in the same work, pp. 260-304; Beazley, Dawn of Modern Geography, i.

  • The most remarkable of these was Percy Bysshe Shelley, who in the glowing dawn of his genius turned to Godwin as his teacher and guide.

  • 6,1880); The Dawn of Life (1875); Fossil Men and their Modern Representatives (1880); Geological History of Plants (1888); The Canadian Ice Age (1894).

  • The whc 1st conceptions represented Re as sailing across the heavens ran: ship called Manzet, the bark of the dawn; at sunset bro stepped aboard another vessel named Mesenktet, the Res k of the dusk, which bore him back from west to east fror ing the night.

  • Others pictured him to themselves as a tiny exc Lnt in the early dawn, as full-grown at noon, and as an infirm of man in the evening.

  • Maspero, Histoire ancienne des peuples de lorient (6th ed., 1904), The Dawn of Civilization, The Struggle of the Nations, The Passing of the Empires (London, 1904, &c.); P. E.

  • At dawn the Highland Brigade of the 2nd Division struck the enemys trenches, and carried them after a brief struggle.

  • The wrong road was taken, and great confusion occurred, during the night, but at dawn this was rectified; and after forming a rough fort under fire, by which General Sir H.

  • In such work the painters of Upper Germany at this time, working in the spirit of the late Gothic style just before the dawn of the Renaissance, show considerable technical attainments, with a love of quaint costumes and rich draperies crumpled in complicated angular folds, some feeling for romance in landscape backgrounds, none at all for clearness or balance in composition, and in the attitudes and expressions of their overcrowded figures a degree of grotesqueness and exaggeration amounting often to undesigned caricature.

  • Lamech's family are the originators of various advances in civilization; he himself is the first to marry more than one wife, 'Adah ("ornament," perhaps specially "dawn") and Zillah ("shadow").

  • At dawn the survivors had retreated, only the light Border horse of Home hung about the field.

  • He began his treatment of the subject with " the first dawn of the history of the church," the call of Abraham; and published the first two volumes of his History of the Jewish Church in 1863 and 1865.

  • the time of Tacitus, long before the dawn of the Viking Age.

  • - The territory of the republic of Ecuador, when first it becomes dimly visible in the grey dawn of American history, appears to be inhabited by upwards of fifty independent tribes, among which the Quitus seem to hold the most important position.

  • General Soimonov, with the Sevastopol column, after assembling his troops before dawn on the 5th, led them on to the upland east of Careenage Ravine, while the field army column, under General Pavlov, crossed the Tchernaya near its mouth, almost at right angles to Soimonov's line of advance.

  • Since the dawn of history the Berbers have occupied the tract between the Mediterranean and the Sahara from Egypt to the Atlantic. The origin of the name is doubtful.

  • The " East Indies," as opposed to the " West Indies," is an old-fashioned and inaccurate phrase, dating from the dawn of maritime discovery, and still lingering in certain parliamentary papers.

  • At dawn the mistake was realized, but the quick-following enemy were already in possession of Pria Fora, which is almost impregnable from the south.

  • But the divorce of science of nature from mathematics, the failure of biological inquiry to reach so elementary a conception as that of the nerves, the absence of chemistry from the circle of the sciences, disappointed the promise of the dawn and the relative achievement of the noon-day.

  • The faith of science looks outward as in the dawn of Greek philosophy, and subjectivism such as Hume's has as yet no hold.

  • The science of the Renaissance differs from that of the false dawn in Greek times in the fact of fruitfulness.

  • Men thought they were witnessing the dawn of a new era in the East; Mehemet Ali was hailed as the most beneficent and enlightened of princes; and political philosophers like Jeremy Bentham, who sent him elaborate letters of good advice, thought to find in him the means for developing their theories in virgin soil.

  • 397-5 26; C. Raymond Beazley, Dawn of Modern Geography, iii.

  • Towards dawn the fire died down, and it was thought on some parts of the defending front that the bad weather had counselled a delay in the attack.

  • The real change in attitude which marks the dawn of a new era came in the generation of Voltaire.

  • There is a legend, current among historians from the days of Robertson and Hallam, that as the year 1000 approached mankind prepared for the Last Judgment; that the earth "clothed itself with the white mantle of churches," and like a penitent watched in terror and in prayer for the fatal dawn.

  • At the dawn of Greek history Mycenae is no longer the seat of empire; new empires, polities and civilizations have grown up - Sparta with its military discipline, Delphi with its religious supremacy, Miletus with its commerce and numberless colonies, Aeolis and Ionia, Sicily and Magna Graecia.

  • Now, that same principle had been operative from the very dawn of the history of Aryanized India.

  • Under Clement's successor, Paul III., a new state of things began to dawn.

  • Purcell, Life of Cardinal Manning (2 vols., London, 1895); Bernard Ward, Dawn of the Catholic Revival in England, 1781-1803 (2 vols., 2909).

  • It was at the dawn of a period when the ancient codes which had been continuously reinterpreted or readjusted were to be re-examined under the influence of newer ideas and methods of study.3 The haggadic portions of the Talmud were collected: (a) from the Bab.

  • Maspero, Dawn of Civilization, p. 204; Wiedemann, Religion of the Ancient Egyptians, p. 227; Budge, Gods of Egypt, i.

  • But it is darkest just before the dawn; and Kant, the Copernicus of philosophy, had really altered the aspects of the doctrine of ideas.

  • But it was a call which many in that ardent dawn were ready to accept, and it had now at length found, or made, a statesman and leader of men.

  • The Kajars were completely routed and thrown into confusion; but Aga Mahommed, with extraordinary presence of mind, remained in his tent, and at the first appearance of dawn his muezzin, or public crier, was ordered to call the faithful to morning prayer as usual.

  • Kidd, The Essential Kafir (1904); Savage Childhood (1906), and Kafir Socialism and the Dawn of Individualism (1908); J.

  • Stewart, Lovedale (1884) and Dawn in the Dark Continent (1903); the Reports on the synods of the Dutch Reformed Church, those of the London Missionary Society and of other missionary bodies.

  • He stands, therefore, in the uncertain half-light which preceded the dawn of modern philosophy.

  • At dawn this regiment found itself isolated but in possession of the fort, and the open gorges of the row of forts tempted the audacious commander to strike out right and left along the ridge.

  • When Shaftesbury wrote that "religion is still a discipline, and progress of the soul towards perfection," he gave birth to the same thought that was afterwards hailed in Lessing's Erziehung des Menschengeschlechtes as the dawn of a fuller and a purer light on the history of religion and on the development of the spiritual life of mankind.

  • His God is pronouncedly individual and personal, and probably Zeus had reached this stage of character at the dawn of Hellenic history.

  • Three days later General Winchester arrived with 300 more men; but at dawn on the 22nd Colonel Henry A.

  • History itself, this double subject, the science and the art combined, begins with the dawn of memory and the invention of speech.

  • Nevertheless, it is now acknowledged that at some far remoter time, before these nations were divided from the parent stock, and distributed over Asia and Europe, a single barbaric people stood as physical and political representative of the nascent Aryan race, speaking a now extinct Aryan language, from which, by a series of modifications not to be estimated as possible within many thousands of years, there arose languages which have been mutually unintelligible since the dawn of history, and between which it was only possible for an age of advanced philology to trace the fundamental relationship.

  • So we find a Logos doctrine more or less prominent from the dawn of Hellenic thought to its eclipse.

  • But the darkest period was succeeded by the dawn of a reformation; travelling logicians were willing to maintain these against all the world; whilst here and there ascetics strove to raise themselves above the gods, and hermits earnestly sought for some satisfactory solution of the mysteries of life.

  • - The year 1870 marks the dawn of a new era in South Africa.

  • The sheep was domesticated in Asia and Europe before the dawn of history, though unknown in this state in the New World until after the Spanish conquest.

  • The distressful island of Ireland was at this moment enjoying the anarchy which had reigned therein since the dawn of history.

  • By and by the idea would dawn on the nation that anarchy is as productive of evil as tyranny, and that a government which omits to regulate or control allows the strong to oppress the weak, and the rich to oppress the poor.

  • The time for observing auspices was, as a rule, between midnight and dawn of the day fixed for any proposed undertaking.

  • There was no genuine renaissance of civilization, such as marked the dawn of modern history.

  • It appears very probable that at the dawn of history East Turkestan was inhabited by an Aryan population, the ancestors of the present Slav and Teutonic races, and that a civilization not inferior to that of Bactria had already developed at that time in the region of the Tarim.'

  • They appear to be the spirits of dawn, the earliest bringers of light in the morning sky; they hasten on in the clouds before Dawn and prepare the way for her.

  • In December and January in the far north there is little more daylight than a cold glimmer of dawn; by February, however, there are some hours of daylight; in March the heat of the sun is beginning to modify the cold, and now and in April the birds of passage begin to appear.

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