Dens sentence example
Dens died on the 15th of February 1775.
The other buildings in Old Cairo, or among the mounds of rubbish which adjoin it, include several fort-like dens or convents.
C. Jerdon states that the Indian ratel is found throughout the whole of India, from the extreme south to the foot of the Himalaya, chiefly in hilly districts, where it has greater facilities for constructing the holes and dens in which it lives; but also in the north of India in alluvial plains, where the banks of large rivers afford equally suitable localities wherein to make its lair.
The loose aggregation of agricultural households gives place t o the organized community with new needs and new g y ideals, and at the same time in religious thought the old vague notion of the numen is almost universally superseded by the more definite conception of the dens - not even now quite anthropomorphic, but with a much more clearly realized personality.
In some of the older streets European shops have replaced the picturesque native cupboards; drinking dens have sprung up at many of the corners, while telephones and electric light have been introduced by private companies, and European machinery is used in many of the corn-mills, &c. The main thoroughfare leads from Bab el Marsa (Gate of the Port) to the Bab el Sok (Gate of the Market-place) known to the English as Port Catherine.Advertisement
A large part of every year he passed in those abodes, which must have seemed magnificent and luxurious indeed, when compared with the dens in which he had generally been lodged.
No opium dens have been allowed since 1907 in their possessions or leased territories in China by Great Britain, France, Germany, Russia or Japan.
Agriculture is spreading but slowly among them; they still prefer to plunder the stores of bulbs of Lilium Martagon, Paeonia, and Erythronium Dens canis laid up by the steppe mouse (Mus socialis).
Between 1919 and 1933 the US introduced the Prohibition, which banned alcohol and resulted in the creation of underground drinking dens.
From the opium dens of the past to the hi-tech wizardry of today.Advertisement
The serfs were liberated entirely from the arbitrary rule of the landowners and became proprietors of the communal land; the old tribunals which could be justly described as " dens of iniquity and incompetence," were replaced by civil and criminal lawcourts of the French type, in which justice was dispensed by trained jurists according to codified legislation, and from which the traditional bribery and corruption were rigidly excluded; and the administration of local affairs - roads, schools, hospitals, &c. - was entrusted to provincial and district councils freely elected by all classes of the population.
But the former device is too obviously a dens ex machina, the purpose of which would be equally well served by supposing with Fichte the individual self to be endowed with the power of subconsciously extraditing a world which returns to it in consciousness under the form of a foreign creation.
The pair quickly find themselves traipsing through crack houses, drug dens and filthy hide-outs in a bid to find the killer.
In more intimate settings like dens or bedrooms, you might want to choose darker flooring, which can make the room look substantially cozier.
These stands are not so portable, but they're smaller than traditional computer desks so they fit more easily into living rooms, dens, offices, or even a nook in the kitchen.Advertisement
Those with shades that force the light in a downward direction are good for dens and living rooms where additional light is needed.
This fun, eclectic look works well in a number of spaces including bedrooms, family rooms, children's rooms and dens.
Dogs are pack animals, and wild dogs naturally live in dens.
Drenching rains flood the animals' dens and either drown the creatures or force them to look for new territory closer to populated areas.
Occasionally there are areas where the Cub Scout is working solo because there are no dens in his area, and he can be recognized as a "lone scout" by a round patch in the third position on this sleeve.Advertisement