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defender Sentence Examples

  • He was a vehement defender of Mary Stuart.

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  • He was a vehement defender of Mary Stuart.

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  • Long before this, in 1836, Antwerp ha .d erected a statue to its defender of 1814.

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  • Settled soon after the close of the War of Independence, the township of Barre (pop. in 1900, 334 6) was organized in 1793 and named in honour of Isaac Barre (1726-1802), a defender of American rights in the British parliament.

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  • It would be impossible, however, for the stoutest defender of the importance of form in literature to assign the chief part in Montaigne's influence to style.

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  • Though athletic, he was one of the least militant of the gods; a title rpoµaxos, the Defender, is found only in connexion with a victory of young men ("ephebes") in a battle at Tanagra.

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  • From 1410 to 1414 Payne was principal of St Edmund Hall, and during these years was engaged in controversy with Thomas Netter of Walden, the Carmelite defender of Catholic doctrine.

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  • From 1410 to 1414 Payne was principal of St Edmund Hall, and during these years was engaged in controversy with Thomas Netter of Walden, the Carmelite defender of Catholic doctrine.

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  • In philosophy, Collins takes a foremost place as a defender of Necessitarianism.

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  • Disobedience to or contempt of the ecclesiastical courts is to be punished by a new writ, de contumace capiendo, to follow on the certificate of the judge that the defender is contumacious and in contempt.

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  • The Siamese, as southern Buddhists, pride themselves on their orthodoxy; and since Burma, like Ceylon, has lost its independence, the king is regarded in the light of the sole surviving defender of the faith.

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  • Disobedience to or contempt of the ecclesiastical courts is to be punished by a new writ, de contumace capiendo, to follow on the certificate of the judge that the defender is contumacious and in contempt.

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  • Side by side with the Minorites, the spokesmen of the specifically political opposition to the papacy were the Parisian professors, Marsilius of Padua and John of Jandun, the composers of the " Defender of the Peace " (defensor pacis).

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  • Side by side with the Minorites, the spokesmen of the specifically political opposition to the papacy were the Parisian professors, Marsilius of Padua and John of Jandun, the composers of the " Defender of the Peace " (defensor pacis).

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  • Ep. Tusc:" (Henry the Ninth of Great Britain, France and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, Cardinal, Bishop of Frascati).

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  • He was a zealous defender of that monastic life which was beginning to take such a large place in the church of the 4th century, and he found enthusiastic disciples among the Roman ladies.

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  • 1045-1052) Nasir visited Mecca four times, and performed all the rites and observances of a zealous pilgrim; but he was far more attracted by Cairo, the capital of Egypt, and the residence of the Fatimite sultan Mostansir billah, the great champion of the Shia, and the spiritual as well as political head of the house of `Ali, which was just then waging a deadly war against the 'Abbaside caliph of Bagdad, and the great defender of the Sunnite creed, Toghrul Beg the Seljuk.

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  • deprived him of this designation, but in 1544 the title of "Defender of the Faith" was confirmed to Henry by parliament, and has since been used by all his successors on the English throne.

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  • Persecution was revived by the Guises; Du Bourg, the brave defender of the Protestants, was burned as a heretic; yet Calvin could in the closing years of his life form a cheerful estimate that some three hundred thousand of his countrymen had been won over to his views.

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  • The town possesses a museum and a monument to Guillaume Rene Courbiere (1733-1811), the defender of the town in 1807.

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  • The preposterous charge was urged that it was by his advice that the king had committed himself in his book against Luther to an assertion of the pope's authority, whereby the title of " Defender of the Faith " had been gained, but in reality a sword put into the pope's hand to fight against him.

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  • In the new German confederation Bavaria had assumed the role of defender 1 On o ' '/8/8.

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  • He called himself the defender of Christians; others, on account of his favour to the Saracens, spoke of him as a pagan.

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  • Before the Civil War Stanton was a Democrat, opposed to slavery, but a firm defender of the constitutional rights of the slaveholders, and was a bitter opponent of Lincoln, whose party he then hated and distrusted.

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  • He abdicated in 1859 and left the country, after refusing to ratify the treaty with Peru, by which the defender of Guayaquil had obtained the raising of the siege.

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  • deprived him of this designation, but in 1544 the title of "Defender of the Faith" was confirmed to Henry by parliament, and has since been used by all his successors on the English throne.

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  • The preposterous charge was urged that it was by his advice that the king had committed himself in his book against Luther to an assertion of the pope's authority, whereby the title of " Defender of the Faith " had been gained, but in reality a sword put into the pope's hand to fight against him.

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  • In the new German confederation Bavaria had assumed the role of defender 1 On o ' '/8/8.

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  • How good was a Defender of Humanity who purposely looked away from something that led to so many deaths?

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  • At the ecclesiastical council which took place at Paris in 1406 Pierre d'Ailly made every effort to avert a new withdrawal from the obedience and, by order of the king, took the part of defender of Benedict XIII., a course which yet again exposed him to attacks from the university party.

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  • Francois de Beauharnais, marquis de la FerteBeauharnais, was a deputy in the states-general of 1789, and a devoted defender of the monarchy.

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  • He had posed as the defender of the public rights of Europe and won to his side the smaller powers and much of the public opinion of Europe, while the allies were beginning to be regarded more in the light of rapacious conquerors than as disinterested defenders of the liberties of Europe.

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  • DEFENDER OF THE FAITH (Fidei Defensor), a title belonging to the sovereign of England in the same way as Christianissimus belonged to the king of France, and Catholicus belongs to the ruler of Spain.

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  • In politics, while he held aloof from the clubs, and even from parties, he was an ardent defender of the new institutions.

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  • himself stoutly maintained the headship of the pope, and, as is well known, after examining the arguments of Luther, published his Defence of the Seven Sacraments in 1521, which won for him from the pope the glorious title of "Defender of the Faith."

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  • The Celtic heroic saga in the British islands may be divided into the two principal groups of Gaelic (Irish) and Brython (Welsh), the first, excluding the purely mythological, into the Ultonian (connected with Ulster) and the Ossianic. The Ultonianis grouped round the names of King Conchobar and the heroCuchulainn, " the Irish Achilles," the defender of Ulster against all Ireland, regarded by some as a solar hero.

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  • Cicero took an active part in the trials which followed, both as a defender of Milo and his adherents and as a prosecutor of the opposite faction.

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  • The Celtic heroic saga in the British islands may be divided into the two principal groups of Gaelic (Irish) and Brython (Welsh), the first, excluding the purely mythological, into the Ultonian (connected with Ulster) and the Ossianic. The Ultonianis grouped round the names of King Conchobar and the heroCuchulainn, " the Irish Achilles," the defender of Ulster against all Ireland, regarded by some as a solar hero.

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  • The best she could hope for was eternity on this table, alone, knowing what she'd done to humanity's defender.

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  • Whether innocent or guilty, however, her fate caused no regrets and her misfortunes did not raise a single champion or defender.

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  • At Alalcomenae, near the Tritonian lake in Boeotia, she was aXaXKoyeinfis ("defender").

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  • In 1751 he became counsel to the East India Company, and in 1756 he was appointed solicitor-general, a place which he retained in the administration of the elder Pitt, of whose foreign policy he was a powerful defender.

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  • This he believed to be the teaching of St Augustine, as well as of St Thomas, of whom he was an ardent admirer and defender.

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  • The orthodox faith also, whose strong representative and defender had hitherto been the caliph, was shaken by the fact that Yazid III.

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  • In the west of Atabeg (prince's guardian) Zengi, the prince of Mosul, had extended his dominion over Mesopotamia and the north of Syria, where he had been the greatest defender of Islam against the Franks.

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  • Cetywayo, who had found a defender in Bishop Colenso, vouchsafed no reply, and Lord Chelmsford entered Zululand, at the head of 13,000 troops, on the 11th of January 1879 to enforce the British demands.

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  • (1264-1293), succeeded him, and the pope nominated him captain-general and defender of the states of the Church; and the house of Este was from henceforth settled in Ferrara.

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  • Robert Herbert Story (1835-1906), principal after Caird of Glasgow University, stood by the side of Lee and Tulloch in their assembly contendings and was an outspoken defender of the National Church against her spoliators from without.

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  • As the defender of democracy he had frequently to face serious dangers.

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  • He is perhaps the most influential of all Syriac authors; and his fame as a poet, commentator, preacher and defender of orthodoxy has spread throughout all branches of the Christian Church.

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  • As a theologian, Ephraim shows himself a stout defender of Nicaean orthodoxy, with no leanings in the direction of either the Nestorian or the Monophysite heresies which arose after his time.

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  • In the excited temper of the times any defender of justification by faith was looked upon by the old school as heretical; and Pole, with the circle at Viterbo, was denounced to the Inquisition, with all sorts of crimes imputed to him.

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  • As a defender of the established religion he was soon engaged in controversy, and his failure to secure a fellowship at All Souls' College is attributed to the hostility of the Roman Catholics.

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  • About this time Philip adopted the reformed faith, of which he was afterwards the zealous and daring defender.

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  • As regent, he had failed twice in taking the city of the caliphs, but on the second occasion he had defeated and killed its gallant defender, Topal Othman, and he had succeeded in regaining Tiffis, Kars and Erivan.

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  • Viennet, a hot defender of lost causes, may be considered the latest of the epistolary poets of France.

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  • Raynouard, a well-known defender of the Templars.

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  • One of the first acts of the usurper, and one of the most important, was to abandon the semi-ecclesiastical titles of visitor (visitador) or defender (curador) of the realm, and to 111., 1248- proclaim himself king (rei).

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  • John was proclaimed defender of Portugal.

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  • of England, and civil war began in the autumn, but in 1412 the Armagnacs in their turn sought .English aid, and, by promising the sovereignty of Aquitaine to the English king, gave John the opportunity of posing as defender of France.

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  • the title of Defender of the Faith, in 1521; on the coronation of Charles V., 1530; on the erection of the archbishopric of Lisbon into a patriarchate in 1716, &c.; and quite recently papal golden bullae have been conferred on royal personages.

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  • the title of Defender of the Faith, 1524 (this example being the work of Benvenuto Cellini); and of Francis I.

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  • Armed resistance he considered dangerous, but he was an immutable defender of the continuity of the Hungarian constitution on the basis of the reforms of 1848.

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  • He followed up his success by entering Dauphine, where he took possession of Embrun and Gap. After another campaign, which was uneventful, the further prosecution of the war was abandoned owing to the defection of the duke of Savoy from the coalition, and Prince Eugene returned to Vienna, where he soon afterwards received the command of the army in Hungary, on the recommendation of the veteran count Riidiger von Starhemberg, the defender of Vienna in 1683.

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  • His mother, the duchess, died in 1472, and his first wife in 1473; in 1475 and the following year he went on pilgrimage to the holy places of Italy; from this time forth there was a strong tincture of serious reflection thrown over his character; he was now, as we learn from Caxton, nominated "Defender and Director of the Siege Apostolic for the Pope in England."

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  • According to Bellarmine, Garnet's zealous friend and defender, "If the person confessing be concealed, it is lawful for a priest to break the seal of confession in order to avert a great calamity "; but he justifies Garnet's silence by insisting that it was not lawful to disclose a treasonable secret to a heretical king.

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  • Nor did the fact that the duke took the title of protector and defender of the realm cause any surprise.

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  • His essays on The System of Exclusion and Denunciation in Religion (1815), and Objections to Unitarian Christianity Considered (1819), made him a defender of Unitarianism.

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  • The Essay itself was meanwhile spreading over Europe, impelled by the name of its author as the chief philosophical defender of civil and religious liberty.

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  • Lord Herbert is referred to as a defender of innateness.

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  • The defender at all events of the supremacy of moral intuitions must be prepared to follow whither the argument leads, into whatever strange quarters it may direct him.

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  • Although a coarse, selfish and violent man, without any of the attributes of a statesman, Lancaster won a great reputation for patriotism; and his memory was long cherished, especially in the north of England, as that of a defender of popular liberties.

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  • Qualified by letters of the papal chancery as liberator and defender of the Church, his armies twice (75.4 756) crossed the Alps, despite the opposition of the Frankish aristocracy, and forced Aistuif, king of the Lombards, to cede to him the exarchate of Ravenna and the Pentapolis.

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  • All were pagans; all enemies of Charlemagne, defender of Christs Church, and hence the appointed conqueror of the world.

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  • Thus, not content with encouraging writers with innovating ideas to the prejudice of traditional institutions, he attacked, in the order of the Jesuits, the strongest defender of these latter, and delivered over the new generation to revolutionary doctrines, A woman.

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  • Nilus, the disciple and defender of Chrysostom, permitted the symbol of the cross in churches and also pictorial delineations of Old and New Testament history, but deprecated other symbols, pictures of martyrs, and most of all the representation of Christ.

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  • It was a cold day in hell when someone dared hang up on the White God, the Defender of Mankind, the Tamer of Evil.

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  • How good was a Defender of Humanity who purposely looked away from something that led to so many deaths?

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  • He liked that she sought him out, not as the leader of the Guardians, not as the White God, not as the Defender of Mankind.

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  • The best she could hope for was eternity on this table, alone, knowing what she'd done to humanity's defender.

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  • His appearance was in marked contrast to the public defender who usually inher­ited the Shakey Jakes of the world.

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  • The coach concedes a free-kick for a push on a defender.

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  • Sadly for the Defender the proposed amendment did not alter the eventual outcome!

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  • The QCA has become too ardent a defender of every aspect of the present system.

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  • arsenal defender Pascal finally makes a tackle in English football.

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  • beat the defender with ease.

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  • The former Charlton Athletic defender, who joined the bluebirds this summer, missed the start of their Scandinavian tour with a sore knee.

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  • Ashley Young, who had been lively from the start reached the byline inside the box only for the defender to bring him down.

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  • capable defender.

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  • central defender, Jonathan Dyson, was sent off near the end.

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  • Meanwhile, Lawrie Dudfield from Hull and defender Tom Smith from Rotherham have both joined the cobblers on free transfers.

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  • I would not be inclined, therefore, to find against the defender because he had no counterclaim for damages.

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  • How much advice the defender will give the novice crossfire player.

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  • curl the free-kick high into Molina's net, the defender's eighth goal of the season.

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  • After declarer claims the remaining tricks, if a defender disagrees with the claim, he should ask declarer to continue playing.

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  • He also granted decree for removing against the defender in terms of the second crave of the initial writ.

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  • deflected shot by a defender resulted in a corner kick.

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  • deflects off a defender or not) it is still offside.

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  • deflectionlins and Steadman had attempts from distance, with Will's goal bound until a deflexion off a defender.

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  • dispossessed a defender on the byline, but from a tight angle he chipped the ball wide.

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  • Should be even easier, and the defender should be getting dog-tired.

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  • doughty defender of mom's apple pie.

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  • With time running out Burnley were on the attack when a tangerine defender hoofed a huge ball downfield.

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  • dribble by dribbling forward toward a cone or mark that represents the defender.

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  • And it got worse for them in the dying seconds when defender Michael Howard was sent off following a dust-up with Craig Faulconbridge.

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  • The defender, otherwise faultless, had got himself in a pickle about what to do with a long ball over the top.

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  • feinting one way and then scooping the ball the other way just over the defender's planted foot.

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  • From a penalty corner, Craig Parnham's flick looped up off a defender's stick and over the stranded goalkeeper.

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  • Their defender Noel Cantwell was approaching with equal gusto.

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  • Arthur appears as defender of Christianity, driving out pagan heresy, conquering Denmark, Norway and Gaul.

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  • hopeful punt forward wreaked havoc near the penalty spot as Moore, Addicks defender Hills and Cope tried to reach the ball.

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  • Elin collected well, beat the last defender and cleverly deceived the keeper to score.

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  • long-range free-kick into the far post, which defender Michael Bennett smashed past Barnard with a bullet header.

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  • The third Defender was a French privateer lugger, captured in the same year.

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  • Out-of-contract defender Matt Somner, 23, has also left Aldershot to join the magpies on a two-year deal.

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  • Sam only failed to find the back of the net due to a jumbled mess with a defender and the St Ives keeper.

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  • misjudgery's replay was swift with a County defender completely misjudging the flight of a through ball.

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  • There is now a movement afoot to exchange the title for succeeding monarchs to that of Defender of Faiths.

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  • In the first place this essay, like the New Review paper, reveals Hobsbawm as a powerful defender of 'big-nation ' unionist nationalism.

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  • no-nonsense defender who dealt well with ground-level attacking play.

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  • Smith did nowt except nearly kill a Derby defender.

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  • Special move: Press L1 rapidly and your player would do a nutmeg or something to trick the defender.

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  • Sadly for the Defender the proposed amendment did not alter the eventual outcome!

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  • outpaced a defender but with Thomas coming off his line in an attempt to close him down.

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  • Rich Payne pounced on Alex Mugan's drilled cross, only to see his goalbound shot ricochet off a defender.

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  • In the end, the story came to a dramatic conclusion seeing the defender signing for his old club's deadly rivals.

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  • send cap off a dismal day Town's central defender, Jonathan Dyson, was sent off near the end.

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  • A deflected shot by a defender resulted in a corner kick.

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  • shrugging off another defender.

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  • snuff out any danger from Aonghas (also a defender playing up front!

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  • stalwart defender early this season alongside Paul McShane in the ' main ' reserve team.

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  • staunch defender of workers ' rights all his working life.

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  • The third Charlton player in England's squad, defender Casey Stoney, was an unused substitute.

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  • The attacker is likely to have numerical superiority to offset the defender being hidden.

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  • The former Southampton defender should force his way back into Kenny Jackett's side following his one-match suspension last week.

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  • The aim of the body swerve is to dummy the defender into moving the wrong way.

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  • Somebody should come up with having a teammate behind the pressuring defender.

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  • top-flight club to be reportedly showing an interest in Luton defender Curtis Davies.

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  • uncompromising defender of the single market.

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  • veteran defender Richard Shaw are all doubtful with injuries.

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  • Principle #3: The defender must be constantly vigilant; the attacker can strike at will.

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  • Los Angeles County Public Defender's Office Information on large-scale illegal wiretaps in LA.

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  • A fee of around £ 800,000 has been agreed for the defender, now wolves just need to finalize personal terms with the player.

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  • Defender's witness No 2 ROBERT L. STEVENSON, Aged 35, part-time factory worker, c/o 5 Glen Lane, Paisley.

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  • He also granted decree for removing against the defender in terms of the second crave of the initial writ.

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  • zealous defender of the Established Church at all times.

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  • The pope, after careful consideration, conferred on the king of England the title "Defender of the Faith" by bull of the 11th of October 1521.

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  • Although holding an office of subordinate rank, he was the chief defender of the government in the House of Commons, and during the time that Pitt was in opposition had to bear the brunt of his attacks.

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  • The duke of Anjou at his earnest instigation accepted the title of " Defender of the liberties of the Netherlands," and promised, if the provinces would raise an army of io,000 foot and 2000 horse, to come to their assistance with a hurt at this treatment and disappointed at his failure, De a th h Do n John.

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  • As Theodoret had previously been a constant defender of Nestorius it was impossible for him to concur in this sentence upon his unfortunate friend with a clear conscience, and in point of fact he did not change his own dogmatic position.

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  • of the town, laid out as a park, are the ruins of the old fortress, and a monument of Stephen Dob6, the heroic defender of the town against the assaults of the Turks in 1552.

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  • Whether innocent or guilty, however, her fate caused no regrets and her misfortunes did not raise a single champion or defender.

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  • DEFENDER OF THE FAITH (Fidei Defensor), a title belonging to the sovereign of England in the same way as Christianissimus belonged to the king of France, and Catholicus belongs to the ruler of Spain.

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  • At the ecclesiastical council which took place at Paris in 1406 Pierre d'Ailly made every effort to avert a new withdrawal from the obedience and, by order of the king, took the part of defender of Benedict XIII., a course which yet again exposed him to attacks from the university party.

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  • By this campaign, which exposed him to the worst retaliation of the English, he inaugurated his role of "procurator and defender of the king of France."

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  • Marguerite was at once one of the chief patronesses of letters that France possessed, and the chief refuge and defender of advocates of the Reformed doctrines.

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  • In the early periods of the history of other countries this seems to have been the case even where the dog was esteemed and valued, and had become the companion, the friend and the defender of man and his home; and in the and century of the Christian era Arrian wrote that "there is as much difference between a fair trial of speed in a good run, and ensnaring a poor animal without an effort, as between the secret piratical assaults of robbers at sea and the victorious naval engagements of the Athenians at Artemisium and at Salamis."

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  • The slave who had just grounds of complaint against his master could demand to be sold; when he alleged his right to liberty, the law granted him a defender and the sanctuaries offered him an asylum till judgment should be given.

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  • Other ministering angels are Geush Urvan ("the genius and defender of animals"), and Sraosha, the genius of obedience and faithful hearing.

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  • Ganilh is best known as the most vigorous defender of the mercantile school in opposition to the views of Adam Smith and the English economists.

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  • At Alalcomenae, near the Tritonian lake in Boeotia, she was aXaXKoyeinfis ("defender").

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  • and the municipal council conferred upon the prince regent the title of Perpetual Defender of Brazil.

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  • In polite literature the heroic poem Zrinyidsz (1651), descriptive of the fall of Sziget, by Nicholas Zrinyi, grandson of the defender of that fortress, marks a new era in Hungarian poetry.

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  • Cetywayo (who now found no defender in Natal save Bishop Colenso) was in a defiant humour, and permitted outrages by Zulu both on the Transvaal and Natal borders.

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  • In politics, while he held aloof from the clubs, and even from parties, he was an ardent defender of the new institutions.

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  • 1045-1052) Nasir visited Mecca four times, and performed all the rites and observances of a zealous pilgrim; but he was far more attracted by Cairo, the capital of Egypt, and the residence of the Fatimite sultan Mostansir billah, the great champion of the Shia, and the spiritual as well as political head of the house of `Ali, which was just then waging a deadly war against the 'Abbaside caliph of Bagdad, and the great defender of the Sunnite creed, Toghrul Beg the Seljuk.

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  • von Ferstel (1828-1883), containing the tombs of the count of Starhemberg, the defender of Vienna against the Turks in 1683, and of Duke Heinrich Jasomirgott (d.

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  • From 1891 until 1897 he was a member of the United States Senate, in which, during President Cleveland's second term, he was recognized as the chief defender of the Administration, and he was especially active in securing the repeal of the silverpurchase clause of the Sherman Act.

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  • Settled soon after the close of the War of Independence, the township of Barre (pop. in 1900, 334 6) was organized in 1793 and named in honour of Isaac Barre (1726-1802), a defender of American rights in the British parliament.

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  • He was a zealous defender of that monastic life which was beginning to take such a large place in the church of the 4th century, and he found enthusiastic disciples among the Roman ladies.

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  • The chief heroes who fought Charlemagne's battles were Roland; Ganelon, afterwards the traitor; Turpin, the fighting archbishop of Reims; Duke Naimes of Bavaria, the wise counsellor who is always on the side of justice; Ogier the Dane, the hero of a whole series of romances; and Guillaume of Toulouse, the defender of Narbonne.

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  • himself stoutly maintained the headship of the pope, and, as is well known, after examining the arguments of Luther, published his Defence of the Seven Sacraments in 1521, which won for him from the pope the glorious title of "Defender of the Faith."

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  • Persecution was revived by the Guises; Du Bourg, the brave defender of the Protestants, was burned as a heretic; yet Calvin could in the closing years of his life form a cheerful estimate that some three hundred thousand of his countrymen had been won over to his views.

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  • After the revolution of 1830 he came to Paris, formed connexions with numerous political personages, even with King Louis Philippe, and became a brilliant defender of Liberal ideas in the law courts and in the press, - witness his :loge funebre of the bishop Gregoire (1830), his Memoire for the political rehabilitation of Marshal Ney (1833), and his plea for the accused of April (1835).

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  • Long before this, in 1836, Antwerp ha .d erected a statue to its defender of 1814.

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  • The town possesses a museum and a monument to Guillaume Rene Courbiere (1733-1811), the defender of the town in 1807.

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  • It would be impossible, however, for the stoutest defender of the importance of form in literature to assign the chief part in Montaigne's influence to style.

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  • Though athletic, he was one of the least militant of the gods; a title rpoµaxos, the Defender, is found only in connexion with a victory of young men ("ephebes") in a battle at Tanagra.

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  • Francois de Beauharnais, marquis de la FerteBeauharnais, was a deputy in the states-general of 1789, and a devoted defender of the monarchy.

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  • The Siamese, as southern Buddhists, pride themselves on their orthodoxy; and since Burma, like Ceylon, has lost its independence, the king is regarded in the light of the sole surviving defender of the faith.

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  • Maximus Confessor, the heroic defender of Dyotheletism (d.

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  • He had posed as the defender of the public rights of Europe and won to his side the smaller powers and much of the public opinion of Europe, while the allies were beginning to be regarded more in the light of rapacious conquerors than as disinterested defenders of the liberties of Europe.

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  • In philosophy, Collins takes a foremost place as a defender of Necessitarianism.

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  • Ep. Tusc:" (Henry the Ninth of Great Britain, France and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, Cardinal, Bishop of Frascati).

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  • As autocratic ruler of the nation which had long considered itself the defender of the Eastern Orthodox faith and the protector of the Slav nationalities, he could not remain inactive at such a crisis, and he gradually allowed himself to drift into a position from which he could not retreat without obtaining some tangible result.

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  • Thrum, Hawaiian Almanac and Annual (Honolulu); Lucien Young, The Real Hawaii (New York, 1899), written by a lieutenant of the " Boston," an ardent defender of Stevens; Liliuokalani, Hawaii's Story (Boston, 1898); C. T.

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  • This document annulled the Pragmatic Sanction of Bourges, with its schismatic tendencies, but at the same time confirmed the preponderating influence of the king upon the Gallican Church - a concession which in spite of its many dubious aspects at least made the sovereign the natural defender of the Church and gave him the strongest motive for remaining Catholic. The war for the duchy of Urbino (1516-17) entailed disastrous consequences, as from it dates the complete disorganization of papal finance.

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  • In 1751 he became counsel to the East India Company, and in 1756 he was appointed solicitor-general, a place which he retained in the administration of the elder Pitt, of whose foreign policy he was a powerful defender.

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  • In theory, the knight was the defender of widows and orphans; but in practice wardships and marriages were bought and sold as a matter of everyday routine like stocks and shares in the modern market.

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  • defender of the smaller states against the ambitions of Austria and Prussia, and Montgelas had dreamed of a Bavarian hegemony in South Germany similar to that of Prussia in the north.

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  • Republican and Socialist agitation, culminating in a series of dangerous risings, strengthened the position of the king as defender of middle-class interest; and since the middle classes constituted the pays legal which alone was represented in Parliament, he came to regard his position as unassailable, especially after the suppression of the risings under Blanqui and Barbes in 1839.

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  • He called himself the defender of Christians; others, on account of his favour to the Saracens, spoke of him as a pagan.

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  • The heir to the throne was John's eldest son, Sigismund, already king of Poland and a devoted Catholic. The fear lest Sigismund might re-catholicize the land alarmed the Protestant majority in Sweden, and Charles came forward as their champion, and also as the defender of the Vasa dynasty against foreign interference.

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  • Before the Civil War Stanton was a Democrat, opposed to slavery, but a firm defender of the constitutional rights of the slaveholders, and was a bitter opponent of Lincoln, whose party he then hated and distrusted.

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  • Henry had defended the papacy against Luther in 1521 and had received in return the title "defender of the faith."

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  • He abdicated in 1859 and left the country, after refusing to ratify the treaty with Peru, by which the defender of Guayaquil had obtained the raising of the siege.

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  • This he believed to be the teaching of St Augustine, as well as of St Thomas, of whom he was an ardent admirer and defender.

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  • He is best known as an able defender of the semi-Arian position, and was styled by Athanasius the "advocate" of the Arians.

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  • On the 8th of July, King Ferdinand arrived from Palermo, and the state trials, conducted in the most arbitrary fashion, resulted in wholesale butchery; hundreds of persons were executed, including some of the best men in the veng g country, such as the philosopher Mario Pagano, the scientist Cirillo, Manthone, the minister of war under the republic, Massa, the defender of Castel dell' Uovo, and Ettore Caraffa, the defender of Pescara, who had been captured by treachery, while thousands of others were immured in horrible dungeons or exiled.

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  • In 1789 he was elected a member of the states-general by the clergy of the bailliage of Peronne, and from the first proved to be the most able and persevering defender of the ancien regime, although he had drawn up the greater part of the cahier of the clergy of Peronne, which contained a considerable programme of reform.

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  • had remembered the courageous supporter of Louis XVI., and the pope the one intrepid defender of the Church in the statesgeneral.

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  • Cicero took an active part in the trials which followed, both as a defender of Milo and his adherents and as a prosecutor of the opposite faction.

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  • The orthodox faith also, whose strong representative and defender had hitherto been the caliph, was shaken by the fact that Yazid III.

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  • In the west of Atabeg (prince's guardian) Zengi, the prince of Mosul, had extended his dominion over Mesopotamia and the north of Syria, where he had been the greatest defender of Islam against the Franks.

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  • Cetywayo, who had found a defender in Bishop Colenso, vouchsafed no reply, and Lord Chelmsford entered Zululand, at the head of 13,000 troops, on the 11th of January 1879 to enforce the British demands.

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  • (1264-1293), succeeded him, and the pope nominated him captain-general and defender of the states of the Church; and the house of Este was from henceforth settled in Ferrara.

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  • Robert Herbert Story (1835-1906), principal after Caird of Glasgow University, stood by the side of Lee and Tulloch in their assembly contendings and was an outspoken defender of the National Church against her spoliators from without.

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  • As the defender of democracy he had frequently to face serious dangers.

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  • He is perhaps the most influential of all Syriac authors; and his fame as a poet, commentator, preacher and defender of orthodoxy has spread throughout all branches of the Christian Church.

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  • As a theologian, Ephraim shows himself a stout defender of Nicaean orthodoxy, with no leanings in the direction of either the Nestorian or the Monophysite heresies which arose after his time.

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  • In the excited temper of the times any defender of justification by faith was looked upon by the old school as heretical; and Pole, with the circle at Viterbo, was denounced to the Inquisition, with all sorts of crimes imputed to him.

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  • As a defender of the established religion he was soon engaged in controversy, and his failure to secure a fellowship at All Souls' College is attributed to the hostility of the Roman Catholics.

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  • About this time Philip adopted the reformed faith, of which he was afterwards the zealous and daring defender.

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  • As regent, he had failed twice in taking the city of the caliphs, but on the second occasion he had defeated and killed its gallant defender, Topal Othman, and he had succeeded in regaining Tiffis, Kars and Erivan.

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  • Viennet, a hot defender of lost causes, may be considered the latest of the epistolary poets of France.

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  • Raynouard, a well-known defender of the Templars.

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  • One of the first acts of the usurper, and one of the most important, was to abandon the semi-ecclesiastical titles of visitor (visitador) or defender (curador) of the realm, and to 111., 1248- proclaim himself king (rei).

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  • John was proclaimed defender of Portugal.

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  • of England, and civil war began in the autumn, but in 1412 the Armagnacs in their turn sought .English aid, and, by promising the sovereignty of Aquitaine to the English king, gave John the opportunity of posing as defender of France.

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  • the title of Defender of the Faith, in 1521; on the coronation of Charles V., 1530; on the erection of the archbishopric of Lisbon into a patriarchate in 1716, &c.; and quite recently papal golden bullae have been conferred on royal personages.

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  • the title of Defender of the Faith, 1524 (this example being the work of Benvenuto Cellini); and of Francis I.

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  • Armed resistance he considered dangerous, but he was an immutable defender of the continuity of the Hungarian constitution on the basis of the reforms of 1848.

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  • He followed up his success by entering Dauphine, where he took possession of Embrun and Gap. After another campaign, which was uneventful, the further prosecution of the war was abandoned owing to the defection of the duke of Savoy from the coalition, and Prince Eugene returned to Vienna, where he soon afterwards received the command of the army in Hungary, on the recommendation of the veteran count Riidiger von Starhemberg, the defender of Vienna in 1683.

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  • His mother, the duchess, died in 1472, and his first wife in 1473; in 1475 and the following year he went on pilgrimage to the holy places of Italy; from this time forth there was a strong tincture of serious reflection thrown over his character; he was now, as we learn from Caxton, nominated "Defender and Director of the Siege Apostolic for the Pope in England."

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  • According to Bellarmine, Garnet's zealous friend and defender, "If the person confessing be concealed, it is lawful for a priest to break the seal of confession in order to avert a great calamity "; but he justifies Garnet's silence by insisting that it was not lawful to disclose a treasonable secret to a heretical king.

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  • Nor did the fact that the duke took the title of protector and defender of the realm cause any surprise.

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  • His essays on The System of Exclusion and Denunciation in Religion (1815), and Objections to Unitarian Christianity Considered (1819), made him a defender of Unitarianism.

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  • The Essay itself was meanwhile spreading over Europe, impelled by the name of its author as the chief philosophical defender of civil and religious liberty.

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  • Lord Herbert is referred to as a defender of innateness.

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  • The defender at all events of the supremacy of moral intuitions must be prepared to follow whither the argument leads, into whatever strange quarters it may direct him.

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  • Although a coarse, selfish and violent man, without any of the attributes of a statesman, Lancaster won a great reputation for patriotism; and his memory was long cherished, especially in the north of England, as that of a defender of popular liberties.

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  • Qualified by letters of the papal chancery as liberator and defender of the Church, his armies twice (75.4 756) crossed the Alps, despite the opposition of the Frankish aristocracy, and forced Aistuif, king of the Lombards, to cede to him the exarchate of Ravenna and the Pentapolis.

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  • All were pagans; all enemies of Charlemagne, defender of Christs Church, and hence the appointed conqueror of the world.

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  • Thus, not content with encouraging writers with innovating ideas to the prejudice of traditional institutions, he attacked, in the order of the Jesuits, the strongest defender of these latter, and delivered over the new generation to revolutionary doctrines, A woman.

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  • Nilus, the disciple and defender of Chrysostom, permitted the symbol of the cross in churches and also pictorial delineations of Old and New Testament history, but deprecated other symbols, pictures of martyrs, and most of all the representation of Christ.

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  • Rich Payne pounced on Alex Mugan 's drilled cross, only to see his goalbound shot ricochet off a defender.

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  • In the end, the story came to a dramatic conclusion seeing the defender signing for his old club 's deadly rivals.

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  • Star Defender is a vertical scrolling space shooter with elements of Tyrian, Raptor and Demon Star.

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  • The return day is, in general terms, the date by which the defender must return any document to the sheriff clerk.

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  • It came from Billy Morris, he took a throw in from Jackie Chew and turned his man before shrugging off another defender.

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  • Meanwhile, Oxford defender Gavin Johnson faces a spell on the sidelines through injury.

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  • Keeper quickly off the line to snuff out any danger from Aonghas (also a defender playing up front !

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  • Fingers crossed for the boy who was a stalwart defender early this season alongside Paul McShane in the ' main ' reserve team.

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  • Martin was a staunch defender of workers ' rights all his working life.

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  • The third Charlton player in England 's squad, defender Casey Stoney, was an unused substitute.

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  • The attacker is likely to have numerical superiority to offset the defender being hidden.

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  • The former Southampton defender should force his way back into Kenny Jackett 's side following his one-match suspension last week.

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  • The aim of the body swerve is to dummy the defender into moving the wrong way.

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  • Somebody should come up with having a teammate behind the pressuring defender.

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  • Birmingham City are the latest top-flight club to be reportedly showing an interest in Luton defender Curtis Davies.

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