As in glyptic so in poetic art, the Hellenism of the time was decadent and Alexandrine rather than Attic of the best period.
All her neighbours were either decadent or exhausted states; and France, the most powerful of the Western powers, was her firm ally.
Upon the expulsion of the Jesuits in 1767 the Chiquitos became decadent, and now number short of 20,000.
Many times already during that evening of a decadent The bat~ civilization, their threatening presence had seemed ii~asion.
decadent Aegean products and their wide distribution become more marked than ever.
It was Vittorino's care to see that, while their memories were duly stored with words and facts, their judgment should be formed by critical analysis, attention to style, and comparison of the authors of a decadent age with those who were acknowledged classics.
When the Spaniards arrived the Aymaras had been long under the Inca domination, and were in a decadent state.
The hostility of the decadent caliphate of Cairo was the less dangerous; and though Baldwin I.
The Paraguayan occupation left the town partially in ruins, and it remained in a decadent condition until near the end of the century, when reviving industries in the state and a renewal of railway construction promoted its commercial activity and growth.
Curiously, Apotheosis is used by the Latin Christian poet, Prudentius (c. 400), as the title of a poem defending orthodox views on the person of Christ and other points of doctrine - the affectation of a decadent age.
It is this kind of poetry and traces of the decadent school which we find in the later Polish poets.
The ence of the Church thus escaped the unpopularity of this decadent empire, and during the 5th century she provided a refuge for all those who, wishing to preserve the Roman unity, were terrified by the blackness of the horizon.
It is certain that by crisis: the beginning of the 14th century B.C., when the signs c. 1400 of already decadent Minoan art are perceptible in the B.
willingly linked to the dying power of Spain, were already decadent, and on the 10th of January 1615 a great Portuguese armada, consisting of six great galleons, three smaller ships, two galleys and sixty rowed barges, was defeated for the second time in Swally roads by Captain Nicholas Downton, in command of four British vessels.
These "psychically decadent" individuals appear to represent the entire male sex of a bisexual species, and become unnecessary owing to the grafting of hermaphroditism on the female sex.
The influx of new ideas provoked civil war, in which the already decadent Shogunate was abolished and the authority of the Mikado restored.
He recognized that the fault of the government lay in the fact that it did not govern, and he deplored that his own function, in a decadent age, was but " to prop up mouldering institutions."
In short, Gnosticism, in all its various sections, its form and its character, falls under the great category of mystic religions, which were so characteristic of the religious life of decadent antiquity.
Architecture, chiefly exercised in connexion with religious buildings, is clearly a decadent form of that practised by the ancient Khmers, whose architectural remains are among the finest in the world.
The Seljukian Turks, first the mercenaries and then the masters of the caliph, had given new life to the decadent caliphate of Bagdad.
Russian control of the Danube was a far more serious menace to Austria than the neighbourhood of the decadent Empire.
The early dynastic pottery not only shows the decadent end of the earlier forms, but also new styles, such as grand jars of 2 or 3 ft.
Even in the Homeric poems, which belong to an age when the great Minoan civilization was already decadent, the Cretans appear as the only Greek people who attempted to compete with the Phoenicians as bold and adventurous navigators.
House specialties include tasty shrimp parmigiana and a decadent lobster roll, and a nice children's menu is available.
For a generation nursed in decadent scholasticism and stereotyped theological formulae it was the fountain of renascent youth, beauty and freedom, the shape in which the Helen of art and poetry appeared to the ravished eyes of medieval Faustus.
It became a question between Amalric and Nureddin, which of the two should control the discordant viziers, who vied with one another for the control of the decadent caliphs of Egypt.
Godefroy's edition was enriched with a multitude of important notes and historical comments, and became a standard authority on the decadent period of the Western Empire.
The affectations of decadent chivalry disappeared before its humour; the lineaments of a noble nation, animated by the youth of modern Europe emerging from the middle ages, were portrayed in its enduring pictures of human experience.
He was confronted, however, by Raymund, count of Tripoli, the one man of ability among the decadent Franks, who acted as guardian of the kingdom; while he was also occupied in trying to win for himself the Syrian possessions of Nureddin.
By the Chinese it is not considered a separate city, but as a suburb of the now decadent city of Hanyang; and it may almost be said to stand in a similar relation to Wu-chang the capital of the province of Hupeh, which lies immediately opposite on the southern bank of the Yangtsze-kiang.
From the decadent state into which Glastonbury was brought by the Danish invasions it was recovered by Dunstan, who had been educated within its walls and was appointed its abbot about 946.
The most obvious direction in which this could be sought was in Bavaria, ruled by the decadent house of Wittelsbach, the secular rival of the house of Habsburg in southern Germany.
The buccaneers or filibusters, who during the 17th century were drawn to the West Indies by the prospect of plundering the possessions of decadent Spain, often invaded Porto Rico, but that island escaped the conquest which Haiti experienced.
He directs this spirit of revolt also against the sources of his own inspiration; he turns bitterly against Wagner, whose intimate friend and enthusiastic admirer he had been, and denounces him as the musician of decadent emotionalism; he rejects his "educator" Schopenhauer's pessimism, and transforms his will to live into a "Will to Power."
From the time of Pyrrho overlapping Aristotle himself, who seems to have been well content to use the feints of more than one school among his predecessors, while showing that none of them could claim to get past his guard, down through a period in which the decadent academy under Carneades, otherwise dogmatic in its negations, supplied new thrusts and parries, to Aenesidemus in the late Ciceronian age, and again to Sextus Empiricus, there seems to have been something of plasticity and continuous progress.
Boasting freshly baked breads and an extensively decadent dessert menu, this fine-dining restaurant is open seven days a week for lunch, dinner and brunch.
But MK was already harboring seditious thoughts about the decadent rulers of the Ottoman Empire.
Expect to find bold and decadent organic lipstick as well as peach and rose tone glowing blushers.
Arms and neckline are trimmed with decadent baby blue and white ruffled lace and a cream ribbon bow.
Universe - The Universe was a decadent guitar in every way.
Each dish comes with two slices of crispy buttered bread to soak up the decadent sauces.
C. Bosanquet as a late institution of decadent Sparta, an exaggeration of an old ritual practice of whipping away boys who tried to steal cheeses from the altar (see The Year's Work in Classical Studies, ed.
My course was foie gras terrine, which was rich and decadent.
Everything from decadent ruby reds with a black mesh overlay to plush and sensual satin designs are produced by this line.
The San Marco food court offers a variety of tasty treats from Auntie Ann's Soft Pretzels to decadent Haagen Daz creations.
The additions of pecan flavored liqueur and a swirl of caramel sauce transform a regular chocolate martini into a decadent treat.
However, more decadent versions are made by blending fruit and triple sec or simple syrup for a sweet drink.
You can make it a snug getaway with nubby pillows and a fluffy comforter, a decadent indulgence with satins and velvets, or a masculine man-cave with homespun fabrics, plaids and lots of wood.
Based on reviews I'd already read about LashBlast making lashes look like those decadent false eyelashes seen on the likes of Jennifer Lopez, I assumed there had to be some truth to the claim.
Decadent dark eyed beauties look best with natural and earth toned hues that best compliment their rich eye color.
Nail polish: For a mod swing on an ancient goddess look, keep nails short, trim, and coated with two shiny coats of OPI's fabulous Suzi Says Da! decadent chocolate brown polish.
Paramount to me was the fact that the company almost always had a new color palette on its decadent menu.
Several other scents were eventually added to the decadent Splash range, including Cucumber, Orange, Fig and Gardenia.
It's also fragrances - heady, luxurious, decadent scents are easily applied to specific seasons.
These decadent shadows add shimmering highlights to complete your look and are manufactured as stackable components for easy storage.
Examples of gourmet food include hand-crafted cheeses, artisan breads, exotic spices, coffees, teas, and decadent desserts.
Commonly loaded with a combination of lemon, anise and cinnamon they have a uniquely rich and decadent flavor.
If that doesn't call out to you, then try mango served with sticky rice and an ultra decadent coconut cream.
Several of the dresses, from a fire-engine, ruffled red number, to the decadent chocolate brown ensemble, make the fashion cut without all the glitter.
Photos of happy couples in decadent frames, red or pink candles and a focus low light lamps can really pull the look together.
To use this in your own teenage room ideas, think decadent and bright in color.
Sweets to share: Chocolate covered wedding strawberries, liqueur cherries, flavored spirits are tastefully decadent and thoughtful presents.
However, with wedding cakes incorporating multiple flavors and fillings, groom cakes have gone beyond the decadent chocolate flavors of the past.
Not only does this make the cake more personalized, but it also gives guests greater choices to enjoy the decadent treat.
Fillings: Filled cupcakes are a more elaborate option and allow couples to add fruit jams, creams, and other decadent tastes to their wedding cupcakes.
Rich, chocolate truffles are a decadent treat for any occasion, but wedding truffles are especially romantic and delicious.
These classic candies can be purchased individually or in larger quantities from fine chocolatiers, and they have many uses as a decadent wedding treat.
Rehearsal Treats: Truffles can be a decadent treat for close family members, friends, and the bridal party at the wedding rehearsal dinner.
Wedding truffles are a deliciously decadent option for wedding favors, cake decorations, or just a sweet wedding treat.
Today, the cake or a creative alternative is an essential part of the reception and often a showpiece with a decadent flavor.
Chocolate, white chocolate, or peanut butter candy created in sea shell, starfish or sand dollar molds are sophisticated and offer a decadent feel.
Of course, feel free to dress up the dishes a bit; for example, opt for an "elegant" macaroni and cheese dish, an especially decadent soup dressed up with sour cream and chives or platters of miniature quiche.
Plenty of fluffy, white frosted desserts have hidden sumptuous dark chocolate layers, tart fruit curds, nutty spice cakes, and even decadent cheesecakes.
A layered chocolate cake or devil's food cake with chocolate buttercream frosting is a decadent, delicious choice and simple to do, since buttercream is so forgiving.
The time, effort, and preparation for this decadent dessert can be well worth it when guests see -- and taste -- the final result.
Rather than baking a standard sized heart cake with white or yellow batter, why not find a set of smaller heart shaped pans and use them to make decadent, jet black chocolate pudding cake?
Despite ongoing rumors of relationship trouble and break-ups, the duo was married November 18, 2006 in a decadent ceremony in an Italian castle.
Take the time to try a new activity, indulge in an hour of unadulterated relaxation, or sample a wickedly decadent dessert.
Visiting the national parks is an awe-inspiring experience for many, and the convenience of an organized tour coordinated with a decadent cruise makes a truly remarkable vacation.
Marble and brass fixtures throughout the ships add glitter and elegance, while the ships' libraries are outfitted with faux skylights and marble fireplaces for a decadent feel.
Personal Behavior: Many passengers gain a few pounds when confronted with the decadent dining options of a cruise, and packing a few loose fitting items can help keep you enjoying your vacation even if your waistline expands.
Reservations Restaurants: These exclusive restaurants require a per-person cover charge or may feature an ala carte menu, but few families opt for this decadent dining with children.
Chefs: Only the finest chefs are able to prepare the decadent cuisine on these vessels, and expertise in local and regional dishes is especially coveted.
These decadent beauties are hardy in Zones 3 to 8 and are native to eastern North America.
With a little effort, you will be able to enjoy the decadent pleasure of fresh strawberries for years to come.
Chocolate Chip: Although this bar features chocolate chips and is advertised as "decadent," it still contains ingredients that are designed to pack a maximum punch and give you energy to sustain physical activity.
You can feel sexy in a nightgown that skims your curves or feel decadent in silk.
Like their name states, these diamond earrings are sure to satisfy any woman's craving for something decadent.
Even a novice baker can find an easy recipe to allow the decadent indulgence in everyone's favorite Thanksgiving dessert or a slice of your favorite fruit pie..
Each flavor that includes chocolate uses only certified fair-trade cocoa, so you can enjoy a sweet, decadent treat and feel good about doing so.
The lineup is rife with soft, decadent pieces of arm candy that deservedly earn admiring glances no matter where they go.
Cakes are an exciting and decadent treat for kids, especially when decorated with pictures of their special interests or iced with their name and a personal message.
Slip on these decadent satin and mesh heels to add instant sex appeal to your favorite going-out ensembles.
Her flared, shoulder-baring black dress was accented by decadent, bright yellow strappy heels.
The typical Edelman creation is characterized by his usage of decadent materials and bold embellishments.
A decadent triangle of gleaming crystals accents the slim straps on the gladiator-inspired design.
The material is intricately pleated from toe to heel for a more decadent, exotic look.
Decadent Fibers has many different supplies for fiber arts, including some unique felting kits.
While these technical names are not particularly appetizing, the available flavors are decadent enough to set any mouth watering.
This is because you are feeding your body, mind and spirit the most pure, decadent, blissful, joyful food possible.
Although it doesn't sound as decadent as cake or chocolate, fruit is a healthy, waist-loving way to satisfy a sweet tooth.
Dishes run the gamut from flavorful Italian meals to decadent cheesecake.
It's rich, creamy texture will fool your palate into thinking you are eating something naughty and decadent, while your body will appreciate the low fat content and high protein.
If you want to make decadent candy, a chocolate truffle maker is almost unnecessary.
Gourmet bakery and cookie gifts include a variety of decadent treats including: brownies, sweet breads, baklava, cookies, cake and more from their award-winning bakery.
Ganache makes an excellent filling for these decadent cake recipes.
Chocolate ganache recipes include seemingly endless options for creating decadent desserts.
This was important because during the 1920's, large numbers of women abandoned the confining corsets; thus was born the flapper, who scandalized the previously staid fashion scene with her short skirts, bobbed hair and decadent lifestyle.
Even so, the Jardin D'Iris three quarter bra that is offered here is quite lovely with its decadent iris motif, semi-sheer cups, and super fine mesh fabric.
Gleaming silk satin is only part of its charm - this decadent gown also features rose-patterned lace at the hem and an alluring lace-up neck.
Spa bath robes are some of the most decadent, me-only pieces of clothing you'll ever get a chance to purchase.
This is where you'll find the cashmere/chenille microfiber blend; it's as decadent looking as it sounds!
From neon pink to decadent black, every color you can think of is available.
Pig out: A party is a chance to let your diet lapse, and many adults enjoy feasts of decadent treats during slumber parties.
Valentine's Day cakes are decadent treats with the power to make a romantic holiday even sweeter.
Gourmet ingredients such as rich fruits, nuts, chocolate ganache, fudge, sour cream, or liqueur icings can turn a basic flavor into a decadent treat.
Add a couple of different salads, a nice selection of vegetables, one or two bread choices, and top off the entire meal with a decadent dessert.
Spas tend to charge the most for pedicures, but they also have some of the most decadent options.
Newer French manicure designs have emerged of late, and while they echo the general feel of the classic, they offer a twist - the white tip is often blended with a more decadent hue, resulting in a more eye-catching look.
A decadent soak in a tub full of therapeutic ingredients is like a bonus for your skin; follow up with a thick body cream for maximum impact.
The range of richly-fragranced, decadent bath and body products includes everything from bar soaps and body scrubs to body butters and massaging oils.
A classic, the Kiss My Face Peaches and Crème Moisturizer is a decadent treat for anyone who enjoys a faintly sweet scent that doesn't go overboard.
You'll find a vast selection of decadent moisturizers with ingredient lists that may read like the menu at a pampering spa!
Despite the idea that bathing in something inspired by the decadent scent of a bakery treat is probably bad news for anyone on a perpetual diet, the truth is that very few people can resist it.
Decadent: Achieve a golden, sun-kissed, bronze glow with this hue if your skin is medium to dark in tone.
A brown sugar scrub is particularly decadent, great for when you're indulging yourself in a complete home spa treatment.
Available in a variety of decadent fragrances, these lotions are complements to the label's best-selling perfumes.
Fans of the seductive scent of Very Irresistible Givenchy, a decadent blend of star anise, plum and Turkish rose, will flock to this light body lotion.
It is a hydrating, skin-smoothing treatment that helps quench dry, dull skin while imparting it with the decadent fragrance of Spellbound.
Even though Spellbound body lotion is no longer available for purchase via traditional outlets like department stores, it’s still possible to scoop up leftover stock of the richly decadent product.
In the case of transmitters constructed as above described, in which the effective agent in producing the electric waves radiated is the sudden discharge of a condenser, it should be noticed that what is really sent out is a train of damped or decadent electric waves.
The later phase, which follows on the destruction of the Cnossian palace, and corresponds with the diffused Mycenaean style of mainland Greece and elsewhere, is already partly decadent.
The shrinkage of cereal crops has been mainly responsible for the idea that Massachusetts is agriculturally decadent.
The walrus, hunted for its ivory tusks, and the sea otter, rarest and most valuable of Alaskan fur animals, are near extermination; the blue fox is now bred for its pelt on the Aleutians and the southern continental coast; the skins of the black and silver fox are extremely rare, and in general the whole fur industry is discouragingly decadent.
Something decadent and chocolate.
Dedicated to all things decadent and indulgent, think burlesque, kitsch and sexy boudoir all rolled into one.
On 25th March you can learn all about making brioches and breads and on 22nd April the topic will be ' decadent chocolate ' .
Other crew who have worked with Band before include cinematographer Keith Duggan (Decadent Evil, Delta Delta Die!
decadent dessert from top chef Richard Hughes.
decadent lifestyle whilst the picture takes the toll of his excesses.
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decadent atmosphere of high society at the start of the century is wonderfully drawn.
Get your laughing gear around these gorgeously decadent lollies and you'll never go back to boring old fruit flavors.
Don't you think there is nothing better than stepping out, swinging a deliciously decadent little bag through the air?
Ultra chic and utterly decadent myhotel chelsea is an urban retreat where the feel of a bohemian country house meets contemporary glamor.
The walled sculpture garden seats over 100, with a sunken area and boat deck for truly decadent afternoons.
The truth is we are decadent and other countries across the globe have more fizz.
seditious thoughts about the decadent rulers of the Ottoman Empire.
The bulk of the remains belong here, as at Hagia Triada, to the beginning of the Late Minoan period, but there are signs of reoccupation in the decadent Minoan age.
Ideas of revolt and reform of decadent systems are always in the air, it may be for centuries, until some one man bolder than the rest stands out to give them free expression; and as John the Baptist preceded Jesus Christ, so Nanak was preceded by several reformers, whose writings are incorporated in the Granth itself.
(See Serpent, below.) (v.) One of the most widely found modes of showing respect to animals is known as totemism (see Totem And Totemism), but except in decadent forms there is but little positive worship; in Central Australia, however, the rites of the Wollunqua totem group are directed towards placating this mythical animal, and cannot be termed anything but religious ceremonies.
Theodore, Wilfrid, Benedict Biscop, Bede, Boniface, Ecgbert, Alcuin, revived the fire of learning, which was almost extinct, and by their aid enlightenment was carried to the Continent, to decadent Gaul and barbarian Germany.
1866), a Catholic decadent, was very prolific. Otto C. Fonss (b.
Only after the old Cretan (Minoan) culture had passed its zenith and was already decadent does it suddenly appear in Cyprus (H.
Z from Zenobia: Available at Salon Z at Saks Fifth Avenue, this high-end label caters to plus size women who appreciate nothing but the most decadent fashions.
Corn dogs, turkey legs, ice cream, pizza, taffy, and fudge are other decadent delights to curb the hunger of eager park guests.
Paneled and chunking hair color techniques add visual appeal, while rich and decadent permanent color choices can create a whole new look, proving that just a small change can make a big impact, regardless of your hair length.
If your natural brown borders on mousey, richen it up with a decadent shade of chocolate brown, which will add instant drama with little investment.
If you're tired of parched, dry, frazzled and fried locks, perhaps it's time you quench your tresses with Wen's rich and decadent cleansing formula and rehydrate your hair and style in just one step.
As one of the nation's first tiki palaces, The Tonga Room has delighted guests with its tropical ambiance, decadent libations and delicious island cuisine since 1945.
The bottom of the bikini is done in a tri-color pattern of red, white and brown, while the top is fashioned in a beautiful, decadent, chocolate brown.
If you're looking for decadent comfort at the lake, this double lounger will definitely mark you as the king or queen of the beach.
Fantastic in its luxe fabric and decadent in its ode to fashion glamour, this bikini will outshine them all!
Beyond the cover, the pages inside are filled with a bevy of new beauties scandalously clad in daring bikinis and posed in a variety of decadent locales.
You'll see bright, eye- catching colors like lime green and turquoise, muted shades like champagne and sage, and neutrals in colors like rich chocolate and decadent bronze.
Winter is when dressing to impress means putting on the glitz, with elements like decadent faux fur, sparkly sequins, charming ruffles, brilliant baubles, show-stopping statement accessories and more.
Something Sweet Dessert Lounge, located in Tucson, Arizona, offers decadent desserts and delicious beverages along with free Wi-Fi and a variety of board games.
If you're feeling frugal, you may be able to find a romantic location offering lunch specials, or skip the main meal, and head to an exclusive restaurant for decadent desserts.
Luxury may include spa treatments, a king-sized bed, private accommodations, a limousine, or other decadent events depending on your tastes and budget.
While the hotel may be more expensive than what you'd ordinarily consider, by staying close to home you can afford to splurge on a larger room, in-room whirlpool, spa treatments, or other decadent delights.
To coordinate a proposal with this decadent treat, buy a gourmet selection but replace one or two pieces in the heart-shaped box with the ring box.
Many things can set up a romantic mood - candlelight, long-stemmed roses, a decadent gourmet meal - but a truly romantic proposal will follow the three S's of romance: sincerity, sensitivity, and sacredness.
An intimate and decadent breakfast in bed.
For a decadent, delicious diamond ring, couples are turning to unique combinations of daring gems.
Surely we in the West have not become so decadent that we could not live without bananas?
We go to Chocolate Soup in Hunter Close, very decadent hot chocolate cafe.
lolly your laughing gear around these gorgeously decadent lollies and you'll never go back to boring old fruit flavors.
motel holiday inn with a hobo feeling of decidedly decadent difference... .
Such thoughts pervaded late romanticism, and all the art of the decadent movement, tho they could easily slide over into their opposite.
The latter path was championed by the nationalistic Slavophiles, who heaped scorn on the " decadent " West.
Wrapped up in her decadent world, she is excited to have her 20 year old stepdaughter Natalie home from boarding school.
A single, dominant male seeks a deviant, decadent sexually submissive female for discreet meets.
My course was foie GRAS terrine, which was rich and decadent.
He wisely turned to the more feasible course of extending his dominions at the expense of the decadent Mahommedan princes of Valencia.
I'd never felt decadent enough to burn film that fast, but with digital there's zero marginal cost.
It seems decadent to spend hundreds of pounds on a crate of plonk you don't even intend to drink.
In the Protestant parts of petty-bourgeois Germany, refinement has long been considered decadent.
Miter says " Does this mean I have to get less decadent now?
And that is very hard to do today because the Western world has grown so decadent.
Serve with a generous dollop of brandy cream for a decadent dessert or with a drizzle of warm custard for a more traditional alternative.
herby sausages too, and homemade ice cream in suitably decadent festive flavors.
idealized picture of rural life - the healthy countryside versus the decadent city.
indulgent, decadent treat.
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