How to use Debate in a sentence

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  • See you at the debate tomorrow.

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  • This debate business was no problem when I didn't have an opponent.

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  • And that debate ended overnight.

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  • Alex, I don't want to debate this issue.

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  • It's not a debate or anything.

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  • In spite of the drubbing he'd taken in the debate, he felt pretty good.

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  • This last hall had tribunes for the public, which often influenced the debate by interruptions or applause.

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  • There is some debate as to whether the poor should even try to feed themselves.

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  • The semi-centennial of this debate was celebrated in 1908, when the Illini Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, caused a suitably inscribed boulder weighing 23 tons to be set up in Washington Park as a memorial.

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  • Pressure from all sides of the House, however, induced the ministry to retain office until after the debate on the application to Rome and the Papal States of the Religious Orders Bill (originally passed in 1866)a measure which, with the help of Ricasoli, was carried at the end of May.

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  • But he did not fulfil the expectations which had been formed on the strength`' of his colonial reputation; he took no very prominent part in debate, and gave little evidence of his undoubted oratorical gifts.

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  • Instead, however, of proceeding with the work of practical legislation, accepting the Instrument of Government without challenge as the basis of its authority, the parliament immediately began to discuss and find fault with the constitution and to debate about "Fundamentals."

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  • In the long and important debate upon foreign policy in the Italian Chamber of Deputies (6th to 9th December) the fear was repeatedly expressed lest Bismarck should seek to purchase the support of German Catholics by raising the Roman question.

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  • In the debate on the "tariff of abominations" in 1828 he took no part, but voted for the measure in obedience to instructions from the New York legislature - an action which was cited against him as late as the presidential campaign of 1844.

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  • In the practical questions which arose, and in the great debate which was political, economical and moral, she took a very active part.

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  • At the beginning of the session of 1919 he was elected vice-chairman of the party, and he took a considerable share in debate, speaking with a moderation and appreciation of the standpoint of other classes not always manifested by Labour members.

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  • These conditions were submitted to Constantinople, and rejected after a stormy debate in the divan.

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  • In July of the same year he proceeded to the north to debate on the " Covenant " with the famous Aberdeen doctors; but he was not well received by them.

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  • It was clear that the spiritual forces of the time were also slipping out of his grasp. Early in January he sought to come to terms with the pope (then virtually a captive at Fontainebleau) respecting various questions then in debate concerning the Concordat.

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  • The opportunity thus given for debate naturally stimulated the movement in favour of constitutional government, which received new impulses from the sympathetic attitude of the emperor Alexander II., his grant in 1879 of a constitution to the liberated principality of Bulgaria, and the multiplication of Nihilist outrages which pointed to the necessity of conciliating Liberal opinion in order to present a united front against revolutionary agitation.

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  • He pursued his policy of playing into the hands of the sovereign whilst keeping up the appearances of a Liberal, almost democratic, leader, skilful in debate, a trimmer par excellence, and abler in opposition than in office.

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  • I have a tape of the entire debate.

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  • But John O'Neill (1740-1798), who represented Randalstown in the Irish parliament 1761-1783, and the county of Antrim from the latter year till his death, took an active part in debate on the popular side, being a strong supporter of Catholic emancipation.

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  • In the second, which took place in the Church of St John and St Paul, and lasted three days, he undertook to refute innumerable errors in Aristotelians, mathematicians and schoolmen, to conduct his dispute either logically or by the secret doctrine of numbers, &c. According to Aldus, who attended the debate and published an account of it in his dedication to Crichton prefixed to Cicero's "Paradoxa" (1581), the young Scotsman was completely successful.

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  • By his casting vote at a critical period during the debate in the Senate on the tariff bill of 1846, he irretrievably lost his influence with the protectionist element of his native state, to whom he had given assurances of his support of the Tyler tariff of 1842.

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  • His rapid brain made him a master in debate.

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  • A bill, known as the Force Bill, was introduced in the Senate, and in the debate upon it Webster had an encounter with Calhoun.

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  • On the 8th of June he was appointed on a committee with Jefferson, Franklin, Livingston and Sherman to draft a Declaration of Independence; and although that document was by the request of the committee written by Thomas Jefferson, it was John Adams who occupied the foremost place in the debate on its adoption.

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  • The debate waxed fast and furious.

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  • The debate lasted five days.

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  • I don't even like to say it because I don't have an ounce of evidence, but at the debate Fitzgerald said liquor had been found in Billy's vehicle.

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  • The nickname of "gentle shepherd" was given him because he bored the House by asking over and over again, during the debate on the Cider Bill of 1763, that somebody should tell him "where" to lay the new tax if it was not to be put on cider.

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  • He wandered far and wide, and engaged in much philosophical and theological debate.

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  • Just playing devil's advocate to raise a bit of honest debate.

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  • While Dean had been at odds with the man since their first confrontation last January, it was Fitzgerald's venomous comments at the debate that led Dean to now believe him capable of almost anything.

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  • Besides, no one will remember what was said at the debate.

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  • His first recorded intervention in debate in the Long Parliament was on the 9th of November 1640, a few days after the meeting of the House, when he delivered a petition from the imprisoned John Lilburne.

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  • Those have found little favour who brought to the debate only formal criticisms or amplifications of the Darwinian arguments, or re-marshallings of the Darwinian facts, however ably conducted.

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  • Zaimis, as high commissioner, took the oath to the new constitution elaborated after much debate by the Cretan national assembly.

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  • He bore a part in almost every important debate, and was a member of the committee of foreign affairs during the whole time of his service in Congress.

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  • The charge of complicity was freely levelled at Caesar, and indeed was hinted at by Cato in the great debate in the senate.

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  • Egerton focuses on the Canadian reaction to the Cold War debate on human rights.

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  • Whether that was good or bad was still up for debate.

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  • This bouleuterium would have been available on all occasions when Olympia became the scene of conference or debate between the representatives of different states - whether the subject was properly political, as concerning the amphictyonic treaties, or related more directly to the administration of the sanctuary and festival.

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  • We have seen that it had a bouleuterium for purposes of public debate or conference.

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  • Dowdeswell then led the Rockingham party in the House of Commons, taking an active part in debate until his death at Nice on the 6th of February 1775.

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  • He was bitterly disappointed that Becket, on whom he bestowed the primacy, left vacant by the death of Theobald (1162), at once became the champion of clerical privilege; he and the archbishop were no longer on speaking terms when the Constitutions of Clarendon came up for debate.

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  • The Smet de Naeyer ministry which had held office since 1900 was defeated in April 1907 in a debate on the mining law over the proposal concerning the length of the working day.

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  • He was singularly fitted for intellectual debate, but his devotional tendency was equally strong with his logical aptitude.

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  • He took part in the debate on the King's speech, pointing out the views of the Labour party on the industrial situation.

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  • In the debate on the reform bill O'Connell stated that there was but one borough more rotten than East Looe and that was West Looe.

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  • In Britain the debate is confused because almost everyone on the left and center now adopts a communitarian rhetoric.

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  • He told Lydia about Fitzgerald buying the vodka on the morning of the Fourth of July, denying it, and saying at the debate that there was liquor in Billy's vehicle when he, Dean, felt there wasn't.

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  • I hear you're doing pretty well in spite of getting your head knocked off at the debate.

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  • In 1550 he met Sepulveda in public debate on the theses drawn from the recently published Apologia pro libro de justis belli causis, in which the latter had maintained the lawfulness of waging unprovoked war upon the natives of the New World.

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  • The amir showed his usual ability in diplomatic argument, his tenacity where his own views or claims were in debate, with a sure underlying insight into the real situation.

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  • His personal appearance was remarkable, and not imposing, for he was very short, with plain features, ungainly gestures and manners, very near-sighted, and of disagreeable voice; yet he became (after wisely giving up an attempt at the ornate style of oratory) a very effective speaker in a kind of conversational manner, and in the epigram of debate he had no superior among the statesmen of his time except Lord Beaconsfield.

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  • In 1833 he entered the national House of Representatives, and although he achieved no distinction in debate he was a hard worker, and a loyal supporter of the policies of President Jackson.

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  • The voting was preceded by a contio at which a limited debate was permitted by the magistrate.

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  • The rules are very complicated, and considerably limit the power of debate.

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  • After long debate this convention adopted on the i 1 th of January an ordinance of secession, and Alabama became one of the Confederate states of America, whose government was organized at Montgomery on the 4th of February 1861.

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  • In a debate in Congress some months later he declared, "When I came into Congress ten years ago this was a government of law.

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  • For cool and sustained declamation he stood unrivalled in parliament, and his readiness in debate was universally acknowledged.

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  • This was notably shown in the debate on Mr Black's motion on the 18th of May.

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  • On the 15th of January 1800 the Irish parliament met for its last session; on the same day Grattan secured by purchase a seat for Wicklow; and at a late hour, while the debate was proceeding, he appeared to take his seat.

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  • As to what India derived from Greece there has been a good deal of erudite debate.

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  • The debate proceeded as such debates usually do.

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  • The orthodoxy of Lucaris himself continued to be a matter of debate in the Eastern Church, even Dositheos, in view of the reputation of the great patriarch, thinking it expedient to gloss over his heterodoxy in the interests of the Church.

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  • From 1863 to 1869 he was a representative in Congress, taking an influential part in debate, and acting as one of the managers of President Johnson's impeachment.

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  • He hated the "morbid rage of debate" because he believed that men were never convinced by argument, but only by reflection, through reading or unprovocative conversation; and this belief guided him through life.

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  • Moreover it is very improbable that he could ever have shone as a public speaker, and to this fact unfriendly critics have attributed, at least in part, his abstention from debate.

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  • Further, since Socrates and the Socratics were educators, they too might be, and in general were, regarded as sophists; but, as they conceived truth - so far as it was attainable - rather than success in life, in the law court, in the assembly, or in debate, to be the right end of intellectual effort, they were at variance with their rivals, and are commonly ranked by historians, not with the sophists, who confessedly despaired of knowledge, but with the philosophers, who, however unavailingly, continued to seek it.

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  • His maiden speech was delivered in April 1736, in the debate on the congratulatory address to the king on the marriage of the prince of Wales.

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  • In reply to an influential deputation which waited upon him on the 10th of November, Sir Edward Grey, speaking as the representative of the British government in his capacity as secretary of state for foreign affairs, expressed the desire" that Belgium should feel that her freedom of action is unfettered and unimpaired and her choice unembarrassed by anything which we have done or are likely to do "; but he added that if Belgium should fail to take action" it will be impossible for us to continue to recognize indefinitely the present state of things without a very close examination of our treaty rights and the treaty obligations of the Congo State."The debate in the Belgian chamber opened on the 28th of November and was not concluded till the 14th of December.

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  • There was contentious debate over the use of genetically modified crops.

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  • A short time later the Church's General Synod ruled out a debate on the issue saying it would generate more heat than light.

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  • These are to underline the importance of debate in history.

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  • At present the systems of committees and debate appear inadequate.

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  • Politicians have diminished the debate down to often inane simplicities.

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  • The debate will be highly informative with the aim of airing different arguments.

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  • Mystery script The ogham inscription at Dunadd has been a matter of debate since it was first recognized in the 1950s.

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  • The cut and thrust of debate and development has covered everything from pay to targets, from assessment success to merging inspectorates.

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  • Those outside who disagree with it need to work with liberal internationalists within, not abandon the debate to unilateralists.

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  • However, How soon seamless interoperability will occur is still under debate, he adds.

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  • The reality is far more complex and official multiculturalism seeks to stifle that reality and that debate.

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  • Mr Williams secured a debate on the Oper... Which is the best welsh nosh?

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  • Last November, the HFEA launched a public debate on testing embryos for ' lower penetrance ', late onset genetic disorders.

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  • The defenders stated a general plea to relevancy, but by an interlocutor pronounced after debate the Sheriff allowed a proof before answer.

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  • The recent Cabinet Office report Sharing the nation's prosperity had put a different perspective on the debate.

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  • Following the first highly provocative imports of American GM soya, there had been little time for public debate.

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  • It was not intended to gage public opinion but to start a political debate around the proposals currently being debated in Parliament.

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  • Whilst this meant there was an increasingly receptive audience for the pensions debate there was also considerable noise.

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  • It also includes retired Law Lords, many of great distinction, who feel more free to speak in debate.

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  • You can't have moral debate when the cornerstone of that debate believes in nothing but his own ineffable rightness.

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  • It attacked right wing economic policy & lack of free debate in the party.

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  • Its aim is to foster a multidisciplinary and intellectually rigorous debate on the theoretical and practical aspects of interactive media in education.

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  • He remained outside party politics, emerging only in 1909, first to attack Mr Lloyd George's budget in the country as a "revolution," and then - to the general surprise - to condemn the House of Lords in debate for rejecting it; and in 1910 (see Parliament) he appeared once more to be coming to the front, by the resolutions he carried in regard to the remodelling of the Upper Chamber, when the death of King Edward VII.

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  • The debate closed on the 10th of August, when the treaty of annexation, the additional act and the colonial law were all voted by substantial majorities.

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  • Like these our author holds himself so far aloof from current debate of ceremonial or doctrine as to escape our principal standards of measurement regarding place and time.

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  • It remains a matter of debate whether the Academy cartoon or that shown by Leonardo at the Annunziata in 1501 was the earlier.

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  • It was not till the next session that he delivered his fiercest attack on Parnell in the debate on the address, denouncing him for his connexion with the Land League, and quoting against him the violent speeches of his supporters and the articles of his newspaper organs.

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  • In 1883, during a debate on the Basutoland Dis-annexation Bill, Rhodes openly charged Mr Hofmeyr in the House with a desire to see a " United States of South Africa under its own flag."

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  • On the 28th of August Sir Gordon Sprigg in the House of Assembly moved the adjournment of the debate, to discuss the removal of arms to the Free State.

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  • At first the House of Commons was disposed to resent the apparent neglect with which it was treated by being asked to accept a deputy as its leader in place of a Prime Minister who washimself an M.P.; and cries for "Lloyd George " were raised when Mr. Law rose to play the leader's part in the debate on the Address in 1917.

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  • In the debate on this question Livingston was opposed by John Marshall.

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  • A book called The Priest in Absolution was compiled, and at first privately circulated among the clergy; but in 1877 a copy was produced in parliament, and gave rise to much scandal and heated debate, especially in the House of Lords and in the newspapers.

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  • It had to face the same Whig opposition, led by Fox, who scoffed at the French peril, and reinforced by Addington and his friends; and the whole burden of meeting this opposition fell upon Pitt; for Castlereagh, the only other member of the cabinet in the House of Commons, was of little use in debate.

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  • In 1850, after the Don Pacifico debate, the queen repeated these commands in a, much stronger memorandum.

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  • Gladstone, in the course of the debate, declared that in his opinion the time had come when the Irish Church, as a political institution, should cease; and he followed up his declaration by a series of resolutions, which were accepted by considerable majorities, pledging the House to its disestablishment.

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  • For, while hitherto the debate had turn.ed on the technical points whether an affirmation could be substituted for an oath, or whether a person who had declared that an oath had no meaning for him could properly be sworn, the end at which Bradlaughs opponents were thenceforward aiming was the imposition of a new religious testthe belief in a Godon members of the House of Commons.

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  • Fox in the course of debate went out of his way to laud the Revolution, and to sneer at some of the most effective passages in the Reflections.

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  • Pitt, Grey, Lord Sheffield, all plunged into confused and angry debate as to whether the French Revolution was a good thing, and whether the French Revolution, good or bad, had anything to do with the Quebec Bill.

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  • He was a prominent member of the Massachusetts convention which (February 1788) ratified for that state the Federal Constitution, and in the same year, having entered the lower house in the state legislature, he distinguished himself greatly by his eloquence and readiness in debate.

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  • Like his predecessors, Addington continued to be a partisan after his acceptance of this office, took part at times in debate when the house was in committee; and on one occasion his partiality allowed Pitt to disregard the authority of the chair.

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  • Everything is now matter of debate and argument.

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  • Therefore when, three weeks after the session began, a debate on Irish election+petitions gave him opportunity, Disraeli attempted that first House of Commons speech which imagination still dwells upon as something wondrous strange.

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  • It was repeated with greater emphasis in the session of 1844, also in a condition-of-Ireland debate; and from that time forth, as if foreseeing Peel's course and its effect on the country party, Disraeli kept up the attack.

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  • It is said that the foreign office had then in print a series of despatches which would have answered its accusers had they been presented when the debate began, as for some unexplained reason they were not.

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  • Yet he still watched affairs as a great party leader should, and from time to time figured vigorously in debate.

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  • Such foresight had its reward, the more because it was buttressed during the debates of the Convention by the same readiness in debate, the same clear recognition of essentials, the same natural disposition towards compromise on details, and the same quickness in producing verbal formulae, as Smuts had already shown in the Transvaal Parliament.

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  • Nor can it be seriously maintained that the problem of freedom in the form in which it is presented to the modern mind ever became the subject of debate in the philosophy of Socrates, Plato or Aristotle.

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  • An interpellation can be brought on without the consent of the minister to be attacked; it is usually made the subject of a general debate, and generally ends with a vote of confidence or want of confidence in the ministry.

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  • The matter was still in debate when he was seized with pleurisy, and died at Florence on the 25th of October 1647.

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  • In February 1792 an allusion in debate by Toler (afterwards earl of Norbury), the attorney-general, to Tandy's personal ugliness, provoked him into sending a challenge; this was treated by the House of Commons as a breach of privilege, and a Speaker's warrant was issued for his arrest, which however he managed to elude till its validity expired on the prorogation of parliament.

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  • In 1622 he published a controversial Discourse of the Religion anciently Professed by the Irish and British, designed to show that they were in agreement with the Church of England and opposed to the Church of Rome on the points in debate between those churches.

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  • Eleven envoys, including Philocrates, Aeschines, and Demosthenes, were sent to Philip in February 346 B.C. After a debate at Athens, peace was concluded with Philip in April.

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  • There was a sitting of 22 hours and another of 41 hours, and on the 2nd of February [From Anglo-Norman Invasion] the debate was closured by the Speaker on his own responsibility and the bill read a first time.

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  • In May 1903 there were outbreaks of rioting in Agram, Sissek and other towns, besides serious agrarian disturbances directed against the Magyarist landowners; in a debate in the Reichsrath (18th May) an Austrian deputy named Bianchini unsuccessfully attempted to induce the imperial government to intervene.

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  • As a resourceful political leader, and an adroit, ready, skilful tactician in debate, he has had few equals in American history.

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  • The subject in debate was the nature of comets, the conspicuous appearance of three of which bodies in the year 1618 furnished the occasion of the controversy.

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  • In the session 1906 1907 the most burning subject of debate was the new Associations Law, drawn up by Seor Davila.

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  • He was elected to Congress in 1852, where, first as a Whig and afterwards as a Republican, he represented his district continuously until 1869, taking a prominent part in debate, and earning the name "watch-dog of the Treasury" by his consistent and vigorous opposition to extravagant and unwise appropriations.

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  • Winckler on later evidence (1893) has been the subject of continued debate.

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  • The origin and nature of the various elements that go to make up the story of the Nibelungenlied have been, and continue to be, the subject of very lively debate.

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  • Her daily debate about drinking blood made her pace in front of Damian's room until he wrenched the door open and stared at her, bleary-eyed and bare-chested.

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  • We talked about a big debate but seeing as you ain't got an opponent— at least yet—we put that idea on hold.

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  • The debate was held in the community center, on the second floor of a building that accommodated the town's library, City Hall, and police station below.

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  • While Cynthia might have suggested some fillers, her sympathy from yesterday's debate debacle continued to prevail and she just wished him good riding as he dusted off his bicycle for a morning ride.

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  • You knew Fitz was screwing around with me and you didn't bring it up when he dumped all over you at the debate?

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  • He's so pissed at me over sticking up for you at the debate, I'm not sure he'd sleep with me if I let him.

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  • Nothing. Fitzgerald was dead set on busting some kids with booze so he'd have something juicy to brag about at the next day's debate.

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  • This is her birthday, not a debate team meeting.

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  • It was an acrimonious debate, leaving the party divided over the outcome barely 18 months from a general election.

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  • Festival finances have been the subject of sometimes acrimonious debate in Sidmouth for many years.

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  • This public, and often acrimonious, debate divided the chemical profession.

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  • Concerns over student voter apathy in the general election will be debated on the conference floor in a debate on citizenship.

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  • The only area that remains contentious in that context is the debate on the Welsh language.

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  • What is contentious in that context is the debate on the Welsh language.

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  • The dichotomy of nature versus nurture is an ongoing debate.

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  • Yeshua, the king of kings, doesn't sound so eloquent, and seems to "debate."

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  • The Senate rejected a similar amendment during floor debate, at least in part to avoid creating a new unfunded mandate.

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  • Do you think this historical context seems absent in the current debate about ' Communist guilt '?

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  • Indeed accusing someone falsely of an ad hominem approach to debate is itself an ad hominem argument.

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  • Perhaps the key debate centers on whether giving is driven by altruism or self-centred motives.

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  • All of this would seem directly applicable to the present Church of England debate about the ordination of Women to the Episcopate.

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  • Assisted dying Advance directives often become confused with the euthanasia and assisted dying Advance directives often become confused with the euthanasia and assisted suicide debate.

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  • Mark Cartledge reports on the symposium held at the London School of Theology to further public debate on the doctrine of penal substitutionary atonement.

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  • Hyndman was extremely authoritarian and tried to restrict internal debate about party policy.

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  • We had a big debate in this country in the early 1980s about the Chrysler Corp. and giving federal bailouts for a billion dollars.

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  • However, there remains the debate on short-stretch bandage use in the immobile patient.

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  • Over the years there has been some debate to whether green tiger barbs are dyed.

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  • In the hurly-burly of debate about iconic space and squiggly landmarks, his voice is a calm bleat of common sense.

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  • To be quite blunt, the level of debate around here is simply in the gutter.

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  • This workshop is designed to trigger a detailed debate from all parties; beyond just the issue of cross boarder transactions.

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  • The timing of the alleged bribe to Mr Mills is thus a subject of great debate.

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  • So when that annoying brother-in-law appears with the little manual for his latest electronic gadget, debate these philosophical questions with him.

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  • It is certain to provoke debate and discussion, not least about how and why certain to provoke debate and discussion, not least about how and why certain films enter the nation's consciousness.

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  • Historians still debate whether the german chancellor, Bismarck, deliberately set out to provoke Austria.

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  • The future of the NHS deserves debate, but based on facts, not sentimental claptrap such as is presented by Ms Beckett.

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  • He abjures any political or ideological etiquette, including the classicism versus Romanticism debate, then so popular in Europe.

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  • Contained within the debate is a consideration of the growth of English classicism over this period.

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  • Paul Davies chairs a debate between proponents of each theory, adding a coda of his own.

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  • What cannot be denied is that they have carried forward the debate beyond the implausible alternatives to liberalism offered by 1980s communitarian thinkers.

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  • Reading overall as a cultural and political analysis, it usefully complements and refreshes a field which will welcome this contribution to the debate.

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  • In the debate, comrade Mc Shane said Red platform comrades were not sectarian.

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  • The budgetary constraints which lie at the heart of this debate are however considerable.

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  • She paused on some of the issues which have arisen over the course of the longer term debate about European constitutionalism.

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  • To ensure the content on our message boards remains legal and the debate remains constructive, a handful of message boards are moderated.

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  • I welcome the contribution this review makes to the debate.

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  • The debate over a rule book, therefore, is not just about structure, but about democratic control of a merged union.

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  • Indeed, the process of simultaneous debate and consultation in all countries will greatly facilitate convergence.

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  • Creationism debate moves to Britain The debate over creationism debate moves to Britain The debate over creationism in schools was an American problem.

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  • There is an urgent need for a review of the legislation and an honest debate about the realities of youth crime.

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  • In order to whet your appetite, some issues are set out below which, it is hoped, will stimulate debate.

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  • It is certain to provoke debate and discussion, not least about how and why certain films enter the nation's consciousness.

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  • Melanie Phillips argues that the purpose of Labor's attack is to " stifle debate " .

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  • There then followed some lively debate about the differences.

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  • Carnivore has been the subject of heated debate over the past year.

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  • It seeks to foster detailed research and informed debate on international conflict, both historical and contemporary.

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  • There is an ongoing debate about whether the Scottish criminal law should be codified.

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  • The public debate in the UK is very limited.

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  • Indeed, I raised the issue during an adjournment debate in Westminster Hall last month.

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  • The ethical issues surrounding therapeutic cloning are similar in some ways to the abortion debate; that is when does personhood start?

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  • But people never do that, they always get defensive, and start attacking, when we were trying to debate something else.

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  • Under these conditions debate sometimes degenerated into quibbles over points of Portuguese grammar.

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  • The House resumed the Debate upon the Bill for Sale of the Estates of several delinquents.

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  • They both facilitate healthy debate, making society more democratic.

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  • However, in the various Protestant denominations there is some debate over whether babies should be baptized.

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  • There has been good debate about the concept of ' double devolution ' that I set out in my NCVO speech on Tuesday.

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  • That is a legitimate debate in which there can be legitimate disagreements.

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  • The day will conclude with a panel discussion during which the debate will be thrown open to the audience.

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  • The local debate that followed was rather disheartening to say the least.

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  • Actual war economies typically cite a greater public good when they repress dissent and debate.

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  • A Debate Music therapy is developing an increasingly diverse body of theory.

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  • I felt useless ' An undercover documentary to be shown this week will reignite the debate about pupils ' behavior.

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  • Has he not read the previous debate on spiked - commissioned by his own organization - where the global warming case took a drubbing?

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  • Also informed by his appearence on at the ICA on the panel debate dying of Consumption and lecturing at the Royal Institution.

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  • The development and mineralization of dental enamel are areas of active research and debate and are discussed in detail in this volume.

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  • One particular point of debate concerned the extent to which an O.R. scientist could expect the objectives to be made sufficiently explicit.

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  • What's the current state of debate on dinosaur extinction?

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  • Perhaps the greatest legacy of the Civil War is its ongoing debate and continuing fascination worldwide.

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  • We provide a synopsis below, based on our proposal and arguments at a debate " Has feminism gone too far?

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  • Toward the end of the month there was a multilingual debate using simultaneous interpreting facilities at Heriot-Watt University.

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  • The whole area is like a festering sore, deprived of the healing power of fresh air i.e. open debate.

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  • Perhaps the deciding factor in this debate should be the insistence on following the Sunna and the safe, healthy option.

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  • King's / IoP / Debate 05 - Keep taking the tabloids!

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  • I was too excited by the thought of a radio debate with Mr Moore to pay attention to any attendant circumstances.

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  • Rational debate - it would be nice to see it on these increasingly tiresome forums.

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  • Little is known about the importance of the beta and delta forms of vitamin E, but a debate has arisen concerning gamma tocopherol.

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  • There was a lot of debate over whether the method was really suitable for severe intractable clubfoot especially over the correction of tibial torsion.

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  • First, it traces briefly the trajectory of the debate on industrial clusters in developing countries.

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  • Click here to read the Hansard transcript of the Commons debate.

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  • You are to debate costs later today this afternoon with a formidable trio of past and present APIL Presidents.

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  • You'll find that most will want honest, open debate - not trolling, flaming or unwarranted criticism.

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  • Well its quite undeniable that this thread is a debate just among astrologers and serious students.

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  • A great debate ensued about whether there was value in developing a DOI when a permanent URL could achieve the same degree permanence.

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  • Implications Too much of the debate about the Internet is based on naive utopianism or paranoid pessimism.

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  • Debate exists as to whether patients with the commonest type of uveitis (acute anterior uveitis - AAU) should be investigated.

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  • Why, whenever there is an environmental debate, do people have to aver emotional and subjective viewpoints as fact?

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  • The same issue has details of a debate in the Welsh Assembly about the " abysmal state of public transport in north wales.

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  • Do I really want to spend time maintaining a debate on top of my blog?

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  • This clash is seen in the debate over passenger profiling, roving wiretaps, surveillance, tracking systems, and immigration.

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  • There is currently a world-wide debate on poverty yardsticks to identify the poor.

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  • After a debate lasting nearly two months the Law of Guarantees was adopted in secret ballot on the 21st of March 1871 by 185 votes against 106.

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  • A lengthy term of office seemed to be opening out before him when, on the 31st of January 1891, Crispi, speaking in a debate upon an unimportant bill, angrily rebuked the Right for its noisy interruptions.

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  • He was a man of many gifts, excelling alike in preaching, in debate and in friendship, and declined many offers of more remunerative service.

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  • It may have been a consciousness of this fact which prompted a remark, made by the Speaker, that Mill's presence in parliament elevated the tone of debate.

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  • The united Germany which he was prepared to champion was not the democratic state which the theorists of the Frankfort national parliament were evolving on paper with interminable debate, but the old Holy Roman Empire, the heritage of the house of Habsburg, of which he was prepared to constitute himself the guardian so long as its lawful possessors should not have mastered the forces of disorder by which they were held captive.

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  • On the r5th of February 1677, in the debate on the fifteen months' prorogation, he moved the dissolution of parliament; and in March 1678 he seconded the address praying the king to declare war against France.

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  • A new Small Holdings Act (1907) for England was passed; the Trades Disputes Act (1906) removed the position of trades unions from the controversy excited over the Taff Vale decision; Mr LloydGeorge's Patents Act (1907) and Merchant Shipping Act (1906) were welcomed by the tariff reformers as embodying their own policy; a long-standing debate was closed by the passing of the Deceased Wife's Sister Act (1907); and acts for establishing a public trustee, a court of criminal appeal, a system of probation for juvenile offenders, and a census of production, were passed in 1907.

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  • His Friendly Debate between a Conformist and a Nonconformist was a controversial tract which excited considerable feeling at the time of its publication in 1668, but he lived long enough to soothe by his moderation and candour the exasperation it had caused.

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  • Within a week of the opening of Parliament he bounded into fame by a sparkling maiden speech in a Tariff Reform debate - a speech conceived in a confident fighting spirit, calculated to cheer dejected partisans, and full of wit and epigram.

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  • If Eleatic thought stands over against Pythagorean thought as what is valid or grounded against what is ungrounded or invalid, we are embarked upon dialectic, or the debate in which thought is countered by thought.

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  • These vigilantes were the good citizens (the committee of 1851 included some Boo and that of 1856 some6000-8000citizens of all classes), who organized outside of law, " not secretly, but in debate, in daylight, with sobriety and decorum," to defend and establish, through defying, its rule.

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  • About the same time Leonardo took part in the debate on the proper site for Michelangelo's newly finished colossal "David," and voted in favour of the Loggia dei Lanzi, against a majority which included Michelangelo himself.

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  • But the respect and, after a while, even the affection of the House were won by his business habits, his courtesy, his readiness to yield on non-essentials coupled with firmness in essentials, his exceptional clearness of head and of expression, and his extraordinary capacity for impromptu reply, without taking a note, at the close of a long debate on an intricate subject involving perhaps complicated figures.

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  • At length Fox, in seconding a motion for confining the debate to its proper subject, burst into the fatal question beyond the subject, taxing Burke with inconsistency, and taunting him with having forgotten that ever-admirable saying of his own about the insurgent colonists, that he did not know how to draw an indictment against a whole nation.

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  • On the 5th of April 1906, while attending a debate in the Reichstag, Prince Billow was seized with illness, the result of overwork and an attack of influenza, and was carried unconscious from the hall.

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  • Civility is the second casualty of political debate.

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  • Debate on the plan began Monday, with Mr Sharon saying the Israeli pullout would increase Israel 's security.

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  • Debate rages over whether it is a natural phenomenon or man-made due to the greenhouse effect.

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  • In a rational debate this would not need to be said.

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  • Three years ago, the shock of 9/11 provided a ready-made excuse to close down debate.

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  • Research Interests Truth, foundations of mathematics and science, the scientific realism debate.

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  • But this is far from denying the seismic economic shifts which themselves served to recast the political debate about slavery.

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  • The industry 's campaign against 1% charge caps is a red herring in the debate about the savings gap.

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  • The bill has now been remitted to the Assembly 's Social Affairs and Legal Affairs Commissions for redrafting in the light of the debate.

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  • This is because of the centrality of the gender question and its impact on the cultural relativism debate within human rights.

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  • Gentleman 's apparent reluctance to grant Government time for a debate on the subject.

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  • Regulation The regulation of the selling of the home reversion product has been the focus of much debate over the past year.

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  • We suggest that OFTEL and others really must start a debate on ' how do we include remote areas in the broadband revolution?

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  • You ca n't have moral debate when the cornerstone of that debate believes in nothing but his own ineffable rightness.

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  • At least, in its rough-and-ready way, it gave us a debate.

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  • Medical devices get scant attention in the safety debate.

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  • Epic 's Donald Clark is taking part in a debate with fellow scot James Naughtie, presenter of BBC Radio 4's Today program.

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  • The debate on threat posed by the Islamic headscarf, to the concept of secularism in French society.

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  • The project seeks to promote ' broad debate ' and is ' informed by the latest and best thinking '.

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  • The important point is that what has seemed for centuries to be a self-evident principle is now the topic of vigorous debate.

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  • Firstly, I have recently veered away from likening the sexuality debate to the male/female debate.

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  • The aim is to tackle topical issues, create debate, showcase excellence and enable professionals like you to network.

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  • Against this backdrop rumors are circulating of ministerial attempts to sidestep a debate at party conference.

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  • I will ignore the crass stupidity, emanating from Mark, which has sidetracked this debate for far too long.

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  • By skipping over the center of debate we can concentrate on our original intent of shifting perspectives.

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  • The smacking debate, was, as you can imagine, a topic which sparked some lively discussions.

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  • Invoking the specter of dual loyalty to mute criticism and debate amounts to more than the everyday pollution of public discourse.

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  • The World Cup v Ashes debate is split fairly evenly at the moment.

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  • Debate still goes on about the 20-day standstill rule, which is applied differently in England & Wales, compared to Scotland.

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  • At the design festival, the sculptures stimulated debate about how to improve the site.

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  • This is classic ' storm in a tea-cup ' stuff and of little real significance to the overall debate.

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  • This is not some artificial, stultifying debate, far-removed from the needs of real people.

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  • The exact floruit of Patrick is still a subject of lively debate.

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  • Friend the Foreign Secretary, about having a debate on foreign policy on a substantive motion.

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  • Whether the extra link functionality of XLink is sufficient to justify widespread adoption is still a matter of debate.

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  • Perhaps the deciding factor in this debate should be the insistence on following the sunna and the safe, healthy option.

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  • Not that one would have thought so from the tenor of the debate around that particular part of the Bill.

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  • The formal debate Is it time for a large trial of testosterone replacement therapy for older men?

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  • Christian Aid 's report, Hooked on Tobacco, was used as the touchstone for debate.

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  • Let 's start a lively debate, let 's hear some unheard voices.

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  • We need an open, unprejudiced debate about it April 2002 Third party Derek Coombs Outsiders are required in Israel.

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  • I resolved to debate the matter with him through correspondence, but to do it in a fair and unprejudiced manner.

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  • Some kind of unwritten code seems to be in perpetual force to stifle such debate.

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  • One could debate how useful a reduction in ventilator days from 17 to 14 is.

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  • The Bt cotton debate in particular and the GM controversy in general have been vexed by claims and counter-claims.

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  • Kerry was also accused of misconduct, allegedly violating debate rules by removing a pen from his jacket.

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  • The same issue has details of a debate in the Welsh Assembly about the abysmal state of public transport in North wales.

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  • The debate took place on the same day as the Archbishop of Canterbury warned of a crisis in modern childhood.

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  • Despite strong emotions, a well-informed debate ensued over the treaty.

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  • Her performance in the debate competition was an unmitigated triumph.

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  • Losing a debate can often cause one's dignity to abate.

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  • The government's debate over federalism has become heated.

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  • Don't use such a redundant point in your debate.

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  • Nobody in attendance was expecting the extreme ferocity of the debate, so it made many people feel uncomfortable.

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  • The debate between the presidential candidates was more of a showdown than a productive discussion.

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  • As long as there are babies, there will always be the debate over the pros and cons of pacifiers.

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  • The debate over cloth versus disposable diapers continues to rage among manufacturers and parents.

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  • Choosing cloth over disposable or vice versa continues to be an ongoing debate, and new parents may choose their baby's diapers without ever considering the alternatives.

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  • Of course, there is still the debate over disposables vs. cloth diapers, but the decision is ultimately up to the parents.

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  • However, another issue is the great Mac vs. PC debate.

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  • There has been a lot of debate over whether cats need yearly vaccinations.

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  • There is some debate about feeding cats a raw diet.

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  • The question of whether or not certain cat breeds are non allergenic or hypoallergenic is the subject of debate among many cat enthusiasts.

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  • There has been an ongoing debate about the reason for cat purring sounds.

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  • However, which food is the best seems to be up for debate.

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  • There has been a lot of debate as to whether or not this type of litter is harmful to cats.

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  • There is much debate about whether cats should eat dry or wet food.

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  • However, there is some debate as to what should be regarded as core vaccines.

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  • The debate rages amongst cat fanciers; indoor or outdoor?

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  • The proper way to make this cocktail is up for debate.

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  • Just understand that there's a lot of debate about how to mix the drink properly.

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  • There's also a bit of debate whether you should even use simple syrup or regular sugar.

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  • Debate on the values and morals of your child and do what is best for her.

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  • The question of whether or not solar energy should be included in the plan to fight global warming was posed as a debate on Juggle.

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  • It needs to be stated that there is considerable debate as to just how dangerous BPA plastic is to people.

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  • Although there has been much debate regarding this, the industry seems to be moving in the direction that for a true soy candle to be called green, it must be made up of at least 85 percent of soybean oil.

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  • While the debate goes on, everyone must do their part by practicing green living.

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  • The disposable vs cloth diapers debate is complex.

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  • The disposable vs cloth diapers debate has been going on for many years.

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  • The disposable vs cloth diapers debate is likely to go on for many years, however the new developments ensure that there are plenty of options available.

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  • Currently, there is a great deal of debate of what the environmental impact of genetically engineered organisms could be if people consume genetically engineered plants and animals.

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  • Actually, there is the debate of whether gray hair is really gray at all or from the loss of its melanin, simply transparent making it appear to be gray.

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  • The elimination decision came down to a debate between Martha McCully and Cynthia Rowley.

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  • There is some debate as to whether laser lights are even necessary in order to effectively whiten the teeth.

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  • Combined with the animal rights movement, this has fueled the current hunting debate.

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  • Praline - The debate rages on as to whether this confection is pronounced "pray leen", or "praw leen".

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  • Whether or not Prevagen is vegetarian is subject to debate.

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