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  • It was Molly, not me, who devised a possible solution.

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  • He has devised a complete explanation.

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  • Yet at the time that we devised each plan, we were confident it would succeed.

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  • The Louisiana deposits are worked by a process devised by Herman Frasch in 1891.

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  • Gerdien has more recently repeated the experiments, employing an apparatus devised by him for the purpose.

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  • Several non-electrical processes have been devised.

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  • No method has yet been devised by which the molecular weight can be ascertained.'

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  • Storehouses of food were established at various centres and a system of food-drafts was devised whereby relatives and friends could send relief where it was needed.

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  • He first took up the subject about 1857, and it was in the course of his investigations on it that he devised the apparatus known as the " Deville hot and cold tube."

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  • In Rowland's dividing engine the screws were prepared by a special process devised by him, and the resulting gratings, plane and concave, have supplied the means for much of the best modern optical work.

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  • A department of public health was formed within the precincts of the Local Government Board; government laboratories were established, and machinery was devised for the notification of infectious diseases.

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  • The "Tom Thumb," as Cooper called the locomotive, was about the size of a modern hand-car; as the natural draft was far from sufficient, Cooper devised a blowing apparatus.

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  • Absolute security is impossible, as is proved by the many and serious disasters under the most stringent laws and careful regulations that can be devised.

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  • The attempt to secure Sari Bair thus failed, and the carefully devised scheme by which the invaders had hoped to establish themselves in a dominating position in the Anzac region at.

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  • The carefully devised scheme of operations from which they had expected so much had come to naught in its most important features.

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  • Although modern mercurial pumps have assumed a multiplicity of forms, their actions can be reduced to two principles, one statical, the other hydrodynamical - at the same time instruments have been devised utilizing both these principles.

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  • The pump devised by D FIG.

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  • A pump similar to Tdpler's construction was devised by Mendeleeff, and the original device has been much improved by Wiedemann, BesselHagen and others.

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  • An experiment was devised by Lord Kelvin for demonstrating this, in which the difference of steadiness was shown of a copper shell filled with liquid and spun gyroscopically, according as the shell was slightly oblate or prolate.

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  • Subsequently all extraordinary refo Fiscalr expenditure was met by forced loans (prestanze), but the (1427),ms method of distribution aroused discontent among the lower classes, and in 1427 a general catasto or assessment of all the wealth of the citizens was formed, and measures were devised to distribute the obligations according to each man's capacity, sò as to avoid pressing too hardly on the poor.

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  • Fischer has proposed formulae for the important disaccharoses, and in conjunction with Armstrong devised a method for determining how the molecule was built up, by forming the osone of the sugar and hydrolysing, whereupon the hexosone obtained indicates the aldose part of the molecule.

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  • The railway system is well devised to meet the requirements of its rapidly increasing trade.

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  • There is little doubt, however, that in the near future means will be devised to obtain the most efficient work from these minute organisms, either by special artificial cultivation and subsequent application to the soil, or by improved methods of encouraging their healthy growth and activity in the land where they already exist.

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  • Here was enough to endow an army, if some means could be devised to permit its use.

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  • Since that date other processes have been devised and the electrolytic processes have entirely replaced the older methods of reduction with sodium.

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  • For the purpose of collecting the distillates in fractions, many forms of receivers have been devised.

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  • Improved forms were devised by FIG.

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  • Duff saw that, to reach these communities, educational must take the place of evangelizing methods, and he devised the policy of an educational mission.

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  • Mill, while admitting the objections as good, if Comte's arrangement pretended to be the only one possible, still holds the arrangement as tenable for the purpose with which it was devised.

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  • Yet the exigencies of traffic demand further extensions, and another large station was in 1909 in process of construction at the east end of the city, devised to receive the local traffic of lines running eastward, while a through station for the north to south traffic was projected on a site farther west of the central terminus.

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  • Iwleanwhile an inquirer is confronted by the strange fact that of three neighboring countries between which frequent communication existed, one (China) never deviated from an ideographic script; another (Korea) invented an alphabet, and the third (Japan) devised a syllabary.

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  • In the days of the great dilettante Yoshimasa (1449-1490), lacquer experts devised a new style, laka-makie, or decoration in relief, which immensely augmented the beauty of the ware, and constituted a feature altogether special to Japan.

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  • These evidences of civilization did not make their appearance until the first great era of Japanese reform, the Taika period (645650), when stations were established along the principal highways, provision was made of post-horses, and a system of bells and checks was devised for distinguishing official carriers.

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  • The jinrikisha was devised by a Japanese in 1870, and since then it has come into use throughout the whole of Asia eastward of the Suez Canal.

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  • It was not till the autumn of 1894 that an efficient launching apparatus was devised, and then the wings were found not to be strong enough to bear the pressures to which they were subjected.

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  • Measurement of Capacity.-Numerous methods have been devised for the measurement of the electrical capacity of conductors in those cases in which it cannot be determined by calculation.

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  • This most fundamental point was finally settled by a more delicate test, devised by Lord Kelvin, and carried out in conjunction with Joule (1854), which showed that the fundamental assumption W =H in isothermal expansion was very nearly true for permanent gases, and that F'(t) must therefore vary very nearly as J/T.

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  • Many other forms of pan-amalgamators have been devised.

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  • They were not devised as a complete scheme of doctrine, but only as a guide in dealing with current errors of (i.) the Medievalists and (ii.) the Anabaptists.

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  • He devised an approximate numerical solution of equations of the second and third degrees, wherein Leonardo of Pisa must have preceded him, but by a method every vestige of which is completely lost.

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  • Many forms of vessels have been devised.

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  • Many methods have been devised.

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  • In 1826 Dumas devised a method suitable for substances of high boiling-point; this consisted in its essential point in vaporizing the substance in a flask made of suitable material, sealing it when full of vapour, and weighing.

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  • In 1878 Victor Meyer devised his air-expulsion method.

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  • To remedy drawback (I) Repsolds devised the form of printing micrometer which is shown in figs.

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  • The older, devised by Hooke in 1667, is provided with valves above and below, both opening upward, through which the water passes freely during descent, but which are closed by some device on hauling up. The newer or slip water-bottle type consists of a cylinder allowed to drop on to a base-plate when a sample is tro be collected.

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  • In deep water the closing mechanism is usually actuated by a screw propeller which begins to work when the line is being hauled in and can be set so as to close the waterbottle in a very few fathoms. A small but heavy water-bottle has been devised by Martin Knudsen, provided with a pressure gauge or bathometer, by which samples may be collected from any moderate depth down to about roc fathoms, on board a vessel going at full speed.

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  • The ten " Articles devised by the Kyng's Highnes.

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  • The clergy were bidden to exhort their hearers to the " works of charity, mercy and faith, specially prescribed and commanded in Scripture, and not to repose their trust or affiance in any other works devised by men's phantasies beside Scripture; as in wandering to pilgrimages, offering of money, candles or tapers to images or relics, or kissing or licking the same, saying over a number of beads, not understood or minded on, or in such-like superstition."

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  • Glauber devised the process in common use to-day, viz.

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  • After many consultations and conversations, the count at last devised means to tranquillize her.

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  • He improved the methods for solving equations, and devised geometrical constructions with the aid of the conic sections.

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  • It carries the war into the camp of the enemy by seeking to demonstrate that the completely determined action which is set over against freedom as the basis of explanation in the material world is merely a hypothesis which, while it serves sufficiently well the limited purpose for which it is devised, is incapable of verification in the ultimate constituents of physical nature.

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  • Bunsen may be regarded as the originator of the second method, and it was he who devised the small cone of platinum foil, sometimes replaced by a cone of parchment perforated with pinholes, arranged at the apex of the funnel to serve as a support for the paper, which is apt to burst under the pressure differences.

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  • No completely satisfactory methods have been devised for dealing with these cases.

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  • The alphabet of the Sabaean inscriptions is most closely akin to the Ethiopic, but is purely consonantal, without the modifications in the consonantal forms which Ethiopic has devised to express vowels.

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  • Methods of measuring the amplitude in sound waves in air have been devised and will be described later.

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  • Various instruments have been devised which produce any desired note, and which are provided with methods of counting the frequency of vibration.

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  • A mode of exhibiting the ratio of the frequencies of two forks was devised by Jules Antoine Lissajous (1822-1880).

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  • The kaleidophone devised by Charles Wheatstone in 1827 gives these figures in a simple way.

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  • The liberum veto seems to have been originally devised to cut short interminable debates in times of acute crisis, but it was generally used either by highly placed criminals, anxious to avoid an inquiry into their misdeeds,' or by malcontents, desirous of embarrassing the executive.

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  • He studied medicine at Göttingen, 1 7771 7 80, attending at the same time Kaestner's mathematical course; and in 1779, while watching by the sick-bed of a fellow-student, he devised a method of calculating cometary orbits which made an epoch in the treatment of the subject, and is still extensively used.

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  • Then, not having the means of directly extending the rule of France to the east or west, Clausel devised a system of protectorates.

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  • The Clark cell is made in two forms, the board of trade or tubular form, and the H form of cell devised by Lord Rayleigh.

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  • Electrolytic processes have also been devised.

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  • He especially devoted himself to investigations of the radiation of heat from the sun and its absorption by the earth's atmosphere, and to that end devised various delicate methods and instruments, including his electric compensation pyrheliometer, invented in 1893, and apparatus for obtaining a photographic representation of the infra-red spectrum (1895).

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  • To obviate this the cunning workman devised a circular table, turning on a pivot, with seats affixed, at which the guests sat the one half in turn within, the other without, the hall "man against man."

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  • The plan was devised as a means of rivalling Anglo-Saxon supremacy, but was rejected through fear of the mixed races predominating over the whites.

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  • The great drainage scheme which completed the works of the 17th century by taking out the surplus waters of the southern lakes of the valley of Mexico was devised in 1856, begun under Maximilian, proceeded with intermittently till 1885, then taken up with improved plans, practically completed by 1896, and inaugurated in 1900; 2 the harbour of Vera Cruz was finished in 1902; the Tehuantepec railway, likely to prove a formidable rival to any interoceanic canal, was opened on the 24th of January 1906.

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  • Utilizing this principle many inventors have devised forms of electrostatic voltmeter.

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  • Numerous forms of hot-wire or thermal voltmeter have been devised.

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  • When the tenure of the religious colleges - formerly filled up by co-optation - was submitted to popular election, a change effected by a lex Domitia of 104 B.C., a new type of comitia was devised for this purpose.

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  • Many other processes have been devised.

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  • Various processes involving the use of atmospheric nitrogen have been devised, but in most cases they do not yield good results.

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  • Although The Julian Method Of Intercalation Is Perhaps The Most Convenient That Could Be Adopted, Yet, As It Supposes The Year Too Long By Ii Minutes 14 Seconds, It Could Not Without Correction Very Long Answer The Purpose For Which It Was Devised, Namely, That Of Preserving Always The Same Interval Of Time Between The Commencement Of The Year And The Equinox.

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  • This instrument was devised for the purpose of detecting counterfeit coin, especially guineas and half-guineas.

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  • To this end an immense variety of hydrometers have been devised, differing mainly in the character of their scales.

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  • For the testing of spirits in bulk no more convenient instrument has been devised, but where very small quantities are available more suitable laboratory methods must be adopted.

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  • Rutherfurd devised one made of flint glass with two crown glass compensating prisms; whilst Thallon employed a hollow prism containing carbon bisulphide also compensated by flint glass prisms. In direct vision spectroscopes the refracting prisms and slit are in the observing telescope.

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  • Amici in 1860 devised such an instrument; an improved form by Jannsen was made up of two flint and three crown prisms, and in Browning's form there are three flint and four crown.

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  • His return to London on the 14th of February 1432 was celebrated with a great pageant devised by Lydgate.

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  • With a boldness worthy of Julius II., he devised the most gigantic schemes for the annihilation of the Turkish Empire and the conquest of Egypt and Palestine.

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  • The resolutions were devised to save the situation, in view of the impending loss of the temporalities.

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  • He had, however, some years before, when he was a medical student, noticed the apparent regularity of successive swings of a pendulum, and devised an instrument for measuring, by means of a pendulum, such short periods of time as sufficed for testing the pulse of a patient.

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  • It may be carried as a somatic character, when it will be visible in the body tissues, or it may be carried as a gametic character, and its presence can only then be detected in subsequent generations, by adequately devised breeding tests.

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  • The ingenuity of Madame Grotius at length devised a mode of escape.

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  • He next devised a plan for manufacturing pure alumina from the natural ores, and finally elaborated a process and plant which held the field for almost thirty years.

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  • Tissier, formerly his assistants, who had devised an improved sodium furnace and had acquired a thorough knowledge of their leader's experiments, also left, and erected a factory at Amfreville, near Rouen, to work the cryolite process.

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  • During the Protectorate, in 1649, an ordinance was passed for " the promoting and propagating of the gospel of Jesus Christ in New England " by the erection of a corporation, to be called by the name of the President and Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in New England, to receive and dispose of moneys for the purpose, and a general collection was ordered to be made in all the parishes of England and Wales; and Cromwell himself devised a scheme for setting up a council for the Protestant religion, which should rival the Roman Propaganda, and consist of seven councillors and four secretaries for different provinces.'

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  • By the prudent use of the knife, fruit trees may be readily trained into the forms indicated below, which are amongst the best out of the many which have been devised.

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  • He also devised an alternating current electrical machine in which the discharge balls were alternately positive and negative.

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  • Lord Kelvin also devised an influence machine, commonly called a" mouse mill,"for electrifying the ink in connexion with his siphon recorder.

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  • The pretty elaborate appliances, tongs or their equivalent, which would be needed to enable him to hold it conveniently while hot, could hardly have been devised till a very much later period; but then he may have been content to forge it inconveniently, because the great ease with which it mashes out when hot, perhaps pushed with a stout stick from the fire to a neighbouring flat stone, would compensate for much inconvenience.

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  • The next important step seems to have been taken in the 4th century when some forgotten Watt devised valves for the bellows.

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  • There he remained for thirteen years, and it was during this period that he devised his well-known method for determining vapour densities, and carried out his experiments on the dissociation of the halogens.

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  • Max Elskamp (born at Antwerp in 1862) is the author of some volumes of religious poetry - Dominical (1892), Salutations, dont d'angeliques (1893), En symbole vers l'apostolat (1895) - for which he has devised as background an imaginary city.

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  • From profiting by robberies in which he had no share, Wild naturally came to arrange robberies himself, and he devised and controlled a huge organization, which plundered London and its approaches wholesale.

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  • Another son of the first John Lowell, Francis Cabot Lowell (1775-1817), the founder in the United States of cotton manufacturing, was born in Newburyport on the 7th of April 1775, graduated at Harvard in 1793, became a merchant in Boston, and, during the war of 1812, with his cousin (who was also his brother-in-law), Patrick Tracy Jackson, made use of the knowledge of cotton-spinning gained by Lowell in England (whither he had gone for his health in 1810) and devised a power loom.

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  • And Faraday devised some simple apparatus which conclusively demonstrated that the movements were due to unconscious muscular action.

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  • Until means are devised for detecting aurora during bright sunshine, our knowledge as to the hour at which these causes are most frequently or most powerfully in operation must remain incomplete.

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  • It had, moreover, by the compact with Hungary of 1867, ceased even fully to represent the relation of the emperor to all his dominions; and the title which had been devised to cover the whole of the Habsburg monarchy sank into the official style of the sovereign of but a half; while even within the Austrian empire proper it is resented by those peoples which, like the Bohemians, wish to obtain the same recognition of their national independence as was conceded to Hungary.

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  • The Galitzin seismograph, devised by Prince Galitzin, is of the same type, but it essentially differs from the Milne instrument in having its pendulum dead-beat; this is brought about by an electromagnetic device.

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  • One of the securities devised for the benefit of the bend holders in the abortive scheme of May 1876 was retained in the Goschen-Joubert settlement, and being continued in later settlements grew to be one of the most important institutions in Egypt.

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  • The system devised might have been justifiable as a check on a retrograde government, but was wholly inapplicable to a reforming government and a serious obstacle to the attainment of national prosperity.

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  • The plan devised by the London Convention of fixing a limit to administrative expenditure was abolished.

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  • It has devised a scheme, founded on that for the Latin Thesaurus of the Berlin Academy, which almost mechanically sorts the whole number of occurrences of every word in any text examined.

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  • The unionist constitution, devised by Christian VIII., and pro mulgated by his successor, Frederick VII.

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  • It might be mentioned here that the whole group of the Fungi (q.v.),with its many thousands of species, is now generally regarded as having been derived from algae, and the system of classification of fungi devised by Brefeld is based upon this belief.

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  • The following table is an adaptation of a scheme devised by Klebs, and indicates the inter-relationships of the marked alternation of generations which of genera- b' dominates the life-history of the higher plants.

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  • By an ingenious method devised by Engelmann, it may be shown that the greatest liberation of oxygen, and consequently the greatest assimilation of carbon, occurs in that region of the spectrum represented by the absorption bands.

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  • Numerous methods have been devised for the manufacture of oxygen.

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  • The two carried out some of the earliest thermochemical investigations, devised apparatus for measuring linear and cubical expansions, and employed a modification of Joseph Black's ice calorimeter in a series of determinations of specific heats.

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  • Admission to the higher magistracies carried with it admission to the senate, and by the close of the struggle (about 300 B.C.) the political privilege of the two orders was equalized, with the exception of certain disabilities which, originally devised to break the political monopoly of the order, continued to be attached to the patricians after the victory of the plebs.

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  • In I S30 he was sent to Cambridge to procure the decision of the university as to the unlawfulness of marriage with a deceased brother's wife, in accordance with the new plan devised for settling the question without the pope's intervention.

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  • Many forms of heliostats have been devised, the earliest having been described by Wilhelm Jacob s'Gravesande in the 3rd edition of his Physices elementa (1742).

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  • Foucault invented in 1857 the polarizer which bears his name, and in the succeeding year devised a method of giving to the speculum of reflecting telescopes the form of a spheroid or a paraboloid of revolution.

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  • The semiconventional open scroll-work of branches and fruit which wind around and frame each figure or group is devised with the most perfect taste and richness of fancy, while each minute part of this great piece of metal-work is finished with all the care that could have been bestowed on the smallest article of gold jewellery.

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  • In short, from different standpoints, the three philosophical successions had devised systems which were in reality sceptical, though they had none of them recognized the sceptical inference.

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  • For irrigation, native patience and ingenuity have devised means which compare not unfavourably with the colossal projects of government.

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  • He also paid attention to hygrometry and devised a hygrometer in which a cooled metal surface is used for the deposition of moisture.

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  • After much experiment he selected an alloy of tin and copper as the most suitable material for his specula, and he devised means for grinding and polishing them.

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  • A third form of reflecting telescope was devised in 1672 by Cassegrain (Journal des Scavans, 1672).

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  • But when much larger instruments are required the hour circle becomes inaccessible from the floor, and means have to be devised for reading both circles from the eyeend.

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  • By a cleverly devised ruse he avoided General Colonna's force, which expected him on the.

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  • A process devised by him for the manufacture of illuminating gas from turpentine and resin was in use in New York for a time.

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  • While frequently associated with Marduk, and still more closely with the chief god of Assyria, the god Assur (who occupies in the north the position accorded to Marduk in the south), so much so as to be sometimes spoken of as Assur's consort - the lady or Belit par excellence - the belief that as the source of all life she stands apart never lost its hold upon the people and found an expression also in the system devised by the priests.

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  • The astral theology of the Babylonian-Assyrian religion, while thus bearing the ear-marks of a system devised by the priests, succeeded in assimilating the beliefs which represented the earlier attempts to systematize the more popular aspects of the religion, and in this way a unification of diverse elements was secured that led to interpreting the contents and the form of the religion in terms of the astral-theological system.

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  • Callendar Has, However, Devised A Continuous Method Of Mixture, Which Appears To Be Peculiarly Adapted To The Purpose, And Promises To Give More Certain Results.

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  • In support of his theory he devised an ingenious system of recording the convicts' daily industry by marks, which on reaching a given total would entitle them to their release.

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  • Of course there is in most cases the alternative of a fine, the non-payment of which entails the imprisonment; yet a penalty imposed on the pocket is so clearly the proper retribution for such misdeeds that better methods should be devised for the collection of fines.

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  • Elaborate legal machinery was devised, though its provisions were constantly violated by the imperial will and the gross corruption of officials.

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  • To meet the problem here raised, the theory has been devised of an earlier and a later version.

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  • They had devised canons for the investigation of the concrete problems of this, but had either ignored altogether the need to give an account of the mirroring mind, or, in the alternative had been, with some naïveté, content to assume that their nominalist friends, consistently their allies in the long struggle with traditionalism, had adequately supplied or could adequately supply the need.

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  • Franklin in 1747 and 1748 made numerous investigations on the Leyden jar, and devised a method of charging jars in series as well as in parallel.

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  • In metallurgy he devised improved methods for the manufacture of zinc and the purification of silver, tin and other metals.

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  • For the innumerable conventions, to which Great Britain is a party, as to commerce, consular jurisdiction, fisheries and the slave trade, it must suffice to refer to the exhaustive and skilfully devised index to vols.

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  • The alphabet devised by the Egyptians consisted of twenty-four letters.

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  • Both Umbrian and Oscan devised two new symbols.

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  • This rigorous limitation of the meaning of the word is of comparatively recent origin, and it is perhaps to be regretted that some more technical term has not been devised, but the convention must now be regarded as established.

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  • On account of its practical importance several other graphical solutions of this problem have been devised.

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  • If E be the point in which the line of the string meets AB, we have pjCP, pz=EP. Many contrivances for actually drawing the resulting curves have been devised.

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  • The book in short forms so good a prologue to the action of the war that we can hardly be wrong in attributing it to the genius which devised the rest of the Iliad.

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  • Into 1 Devised originally for the clergy of Chrodegang's cathedral, it was largely an adaptation of St Benedict's rule to secular clergy living in common.

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  • In connexion with the principal object of this cult, Tantric theory has devised an elaborate system of female figures representing either special forms and personifications or attendants of the "Great Goddess."

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  • The apparatus he employed was devised by the Rev. John Michell, though he had the most important parts reconstructed to his own designs; it depended on measuring the attraction exercised on a horizontal bar, suspended by a vertical wire and bearing a small lead ball at each end, by two large masses of lead.

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  • Later, in conjunction with Prof. Fleeming Jenkin, he devised his automatic curb sender, an appliance for sending signals by means of punched telegraphic paper tape.

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  • Experimental methods were devised for the further exact measurements of the electromagnetic velocity and numerous determinations of the dielectric constants of various solids, liquids and gases, and comparisons of these with the corresponding optical refractive indices were conducted.

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  • Edison, with copious ingenuity, devised electric meters, electric mains, lamp fittings and generators complete for the purpose.

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  • Hertz then devised a wave detecting apparatus called a resonator.

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  • Branly of Paris devised an appliance for detecting these waves which subsequently proved to be of immense importance.

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  • Philosophy must be taught its true purpose, and for this purpose a new method must be devised.

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  • What the other judges thought is not definitely known, but Bacon appears to have been unable to put in operation the plan he had devised for swaying Coke's judgment,' or if he did attempt it, he was unsuccessful, for Coke finally gave an opinion consistent with what he seems to have held at first, that the book was not treasonable, as it did not disable the king's title.

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  • Such was the method devised by Bacon, and to which he ascribed the qualities of absolute certainty and mechanical simplicity.

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  • Progress in scientific discovery is made mainly, if not solely, by the employment of hypothesis, and for that no code of rules can be laid down such as Bacon had devised.

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  • Hippolyte Marinoni (1823-1904), of Paris, also devised a machine on a somewhat similar principle, making the impression and type cylinders of one size and placing them one over the other.

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  • A vast literary apparatus was devised for their protection.

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  • The tribal poets were supposed to have " seen " the heavenly originals; elaborate arguments were devised to explain how the names of particular objects like rivers and mountains could have existed in the Eternal; while the grounds of belief in the infallibility of the sacred verses were enforced with the double weight of philosophy and tradition.

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  • He next devised a sign alphabet for the use of one hand only, and in 1749 he brought his second pupil before the Paris Academy of Sciences, the members of which were astonished at the results he had accomplished.

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  • The only practical mode of doing this, as yet devised, is by lining the converter with a silicious mixture.

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  • By his will, made in 1852, with a codicil dated February 1859, his property, with the exception of some small bequests, was devised to the above-mentioned institution at Berlin.

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  • A similar electric balance was subsequently devised by SirW.Snow-Harris,' one of whose instruments is shown in fig.

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  • A vast improvement in this instrument was made by the invention of the quadrant electrometer by Lord Kelvin, which is the most sensitive form of electrometer yet devised.

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  • It originated in the small " Scania " party in the Upper House, and was devised to establish a modus vivendi between the conflicting parties, i.e.

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  • Upon this, in fact, depends the whole future of the industry, since it is not probable that any system of artificial breeding can be devised which will render it possible to keep up a supply without at least occasional recourse to seed oysters produced under natural conditions.

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  • A police system has been devised for the purpose of preventing evils and providing benefits.

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  • He too died without an heir in 1544 at the siege of St Dizier, having devised all his titles and possessions to his first cousin William, the eldest son of William, count of Nassau-Dillenburg, who was the younger brother of Rene's father, and had inherited the German possessions of the family.

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  • For this purpose various methods have been devised, the most important being the plate-method of Koch.

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  • To demonstrate readily its action on various substances, certain media have been devised.

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  • Many of the earlier methods of attenuation were devised in the case of the anthrax bacillus, an organism which is, however, somewhat exceptional as regards the relative stability of its virulence.

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  • Metchnikoff and Bordet subsequently devised means by which a similar change could be produced in vitro, and analysed the conditions necessary for its occurrence.

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  • While serving in this capacity he devised a plan for disposing of the public lands upon favourable terms to actual settlers, and also assisted in the division of the North-west Territory.

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  • To eliminate these impurities, electrolytic methods have been devised; of these that of Moebius is the most important and will be described in detail.

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  • Other systems have been devised.

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  • His first memoir on the theory of magnetism, Intensitas vis magneticae terrestris ad mensuram absolutam revocata, was published in 1833, and he shortly afterwards proceeded, in conjunction with Wilhelm Weber, to invent new apparatus for observing the earth's magnetism and its changes; the instruments devised by them were the declination instrument and the bifilar magnetometer.

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  • A peculiar feature of the canal was a system of inclined planes or railways on which there were cradles, carrying the canal boat up (or down) the incline; these were devised by Professor James Renwick (1818-1895) of Columbia College; 12 of them in the eastern division raised boats altogether about 720 ft., and II of them in the western division lowered the boats about 690 ft.

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  • The commercial element usually contains a certain amount of sulphur, and some tellurium, and various methods have been devised for its purification.

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  • The master lost no time in proceeding to the execution of his design upon the mural surface; this time he had devised a technical method of which, after a preliminary trial in the Sala del Papa, he regarded the success as certain; the colours, whether tempera or other remains in doubt, were to be laid on a specially prepared ground, and then both colours and ground made secure upon the wall by the application of heat.

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  • The ideal is equality, and no measure of a minimum of subsistence can really be devised.

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  • Where, therefore, there is animal pollution of any kind, more especially where there is human pollution, generally indicated by the presence of bacillus coli communis, purification is of supreme importance, and no process has yet been devised which, except at extravagant cost, supersedes for public supplies that of properly-conducted sand filtration.

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  • Various other arrangements of friction brakes have been devised to give a resistance proportional to the load.

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  • New styles were devised to express this new relation; thus the abbot of Monte Cassino was called abbas abbatum, while the chiefs of other orders had the titles abbas generalis, or magister or minister generalis.

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  • A rite was devised, called exhomologesis, by which, after a fresh term of repentance, marked by austerities more strict than any Trappist monk imposes on himself to-day, the persons lapsed from grace could re-enter the church.

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  • For the measurement of low resistances a modification of the Wheatstone's bridge devised by Lord Kelvin is employed.

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  • For his ministers, bureaucrats of an orderly frame of mind, devised for their own convenience rules and customs which became permanent, and could be cited against those later kings who interfered more actively in the details of domestic governance.

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  • Later additions to the statute were devised to terrorize the laborer, by adding stripes and branding to his punishment, if he still remained recalcitrant or absconded.

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  • In these circumstances, the Irish contended that the relief which the act of 1870 had afforded should be extended, and that, till such legislation could be devised, a temporary measure should be passed giving the tenant compensation for disturbance.

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  • We may be sure that neither he nor Burke would have devised any government for India which they did not honestly believe to be for the advantage both of that country and of England.

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  • A convenient form of measuring vessel is that devised by W Hempel.

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  • It may be obtained synthetically by Fittig and Tollens's method (above); by Friedel and Craft's process, devised in 1877, of acting with aluminium chloride on a mixture of benzene and methyl chloride; this reaction leads to the production of higher homologues which may, however, break down under the continued action of the aluminium chloride; or by heating the toluene carboxylic acids obtained by oxidizing the higher homologues of benzene.

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  • The estate, originally called "Little Hunting Creek Plantation," was devised in 1676 by John Washington (the first of the family in America) to his son, Lawrence, who in turn devised it to his daughter, Mildred, by whom (and her husband Roger Gregory) it was deeded in 1726 to her brother Augustine (George Washington's father).

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  • In this case, the problem can be attacked only by methods of approximation, devised so as to meet the special conditions of each case.

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  • This work contains a clear and excellent resume of the methods which have been devised by the leading investigators from the time of Lagrange until the present, and thus forms the most encyclopaedic treatise to which the student can refer.

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  • The first mathematical theory of celestial appearances was devised by Eudoxus of Cnidus (4 08 -355 B.C.).

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  • No more congruous arrangement could have been devised than the inheritance by Johann Kepler of the wealth of materials amassed by Tycho Brahe.

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  • Euler devised in 1753 a new method, that of the " variation of parameters," for their investigation, and applied it to unravel some of the earth's irregularities in a memoir crowned by the French Academy in 1756; while in 1757, Clairault estimated the masses of the moon and Venus by their respective disturbing effects upon terrestrial movements.

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  • Hale devised on the same principle the " spectroheliograph," an instrument by which the sun's disk can be photographed in calcium-light by imparting a rapid movement to its image relatively to the sensitive plate; and the method has proved in many ways fruitful.

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  • Sir Isaac Newton devised the following mechanical construction.

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  • Sometimes these myths are probably later than the Veda, mere explanations of ritual incidents devised by the priests.

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  • But in such cases the organic matter can be first destroyed by one of the various methods, usually the moist method devised by Fresenius being chosen.

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  • On Fort Johnson, on James Island in Charleston harbour, he raised what is said to have been the first American battle-flag - blue, with a white crescent in the dexter corner, inscribed with the word "Liberty"; the flag was devised by him in September 1775.

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  • Not more convincing is a second experiment devised by Fresnel.

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  • This method, on which he laid great stress, and for the facilitation of which he invented a binocular glass, and devised some skilful mechanical contrivances, was offered by him in 1616 to the Spanish government, and afterwards to that of Tuscany, but in each case unsuccessfully; and the close of his life was occupied with prolonged but fruitless negotiations on the same subject with the states-general of Holland.

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  • He also devised a method of great value in the quantitative analysis of organic substances for the estimation of nitrogen, while the classification, of organic compounds into homologous series was advanced as one consequence of his researches into the acids generated by the oxidation of the alcohols.

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  • Here, too, we find various systems devised, in part representing the views of different schools, in part reflecting advancing conceptions regarding the functions of the organs in man and animals.

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  • Similar methods were devised by Sir Isaac Newton and Colin Maclaurin.

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  • As a convenient method of expressing the arrangement of the parts of the flower, floral formulae have been devised.

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  • Though the form of the biretta, devised in the 17th century, is peculiar to the Roman Church, it is but a variant of the original biretum, which developed in various countries into head-coverings of different shapes and significance.

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  • Numerous forms of hydraulic presses have been devised.

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  • A form of government similar to the Watauga Association was devised, and block-houses were built for defence against the Indians.

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  • Riddell (1807-1867) devised his binocular microscope, which contained the essentials of Wheatstone's pseudoscope.

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  • In another form devised by Callendar," a revolving contact disk is placed on the shaft of an alternator, or of a synchronous motor driven by the alternating current under test.

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  • Braun devised a form of cathode ray tube, consisting of a vacuum tube having a narrow tubular portion and a bulbous end.

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  • He also carried on extensive researches in the theory of magnetism; and it is interesting that in connexion with his observations in terrestrial magnetism he not only employed an early form of mirror galvanometer, but also, about 1833, devised a system of electromagnetic telegraphy, by which a distance of some 9000 ft.

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  • He felt you suspected him and devised a plot with Czerno to torture … Her voice caught at the images replaying through her mind.

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  • For revenge, Archimedes devised a fiendish computational problem that involved truly immense numbers.

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  • It was devised by Chris Walshaw, and one of the best places to start learning about ABC is my abc tutorial page.

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  • On his return, the king devised yet one more trap for him, laying an ambush, with picked men of Lycia.

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  • It seems to me that the Revenue has devised a kind of reverse tax arbitrage here, with the taxpayer as the victim.

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  • All the tricks have been especially devised to be original Mind-Blowing effects, creating maximum astonishment.

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  • You are a world-class athlete playing the toughest sport ever devised.

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  • He also toured Denmark, appeared in Greece and devised a program about the 18th century castrato Farinelli which he performed with James Bowman.

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  • Coal was in short supply and people devised other means of keeping warm, overloading electrical circuits and causing the occasional black out.

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  • Here's a real clincher to the line about voting machines being the safest, most secure form of voting ever devised.

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  • Darius, with six other conspirators devised a way to break into the closed palace.

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  • In the early years, ingenious contraptions were devised, like the trolley seen here in use during work on the long groin.

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  • The blame for the massive cutbacks lies with the Deputy Prime Minister's office, which has devised new criteria to award grants.

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  • It will simply discourage owners from selling, and the badly devised levy will make land still dearer.

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  • A very delicate blade devised for very delicate work.

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  • The system was devised to bring up the Princess entirely dependent on her mother.

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  • Is this true, or is it a cunningly devised fable?

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  • More than just a succession of songs, this specially devised concert takes the form of a journey through time.

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  • The above rights may be exercised in all media and formats whether now known or hereafter devised.

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  • The project was originally devised by the City of London Police for the capital's financial sector.

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  • There is a risk that partnerships will prove ephemeral if they are devised in response to a particular funding regime.

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  • This is the most ambitious, and possibly the most exciting, trekking peak expedition we have yet devised.

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  • Bankers, men of a more positive nature, devised a specious fable.

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  • The organic rules as devised by Europe, and you, seem to be designed for mixed farms and not for permanent pasture farms.

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  • To calculate the cost of an annuity de Witt devised a formula based on a hypothetical group of 768 lives.

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  • This society secured the services of Sir Humphry Davy, who devised the wire gauze safety lamp.

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  • The 19 th century hangman William Marwood devised a method called ' the long drop ' that killed prisoners quickly by breaking their necks.

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  • What really astounds me, tho, is the apparently willful ignorance and short-sightedness of the various experiments devised by their vivisectors.

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  • Each of the five magic notes provokes a different emotion and each will be accompanied by imagery, all devised by the youngsters themselves.

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  • For Superbase, Simon & Tom devised a simpler method of working, which is quite ingenious - they write the file backward!

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  • He devised a particularly ingenious explanation for why systems tend toward equilibrium.

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  • Chu has devised an atom interferometer based on this cooling process.

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  • The scientists who devised the ARPANET had no intention to make possible that seemingly irresistible force for globalization, the World Wide Web.

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  • Devised by the Zen Nippon kendo Renmei, this features use of the bokuto to learn basic shinai kendo techniques.

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  • Many ley hunters probably do not know that Watkins devised his own points system for ley hunters probably do not know that Watkins devised his own points system for ley markers.

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  • At first it seemed to be impossible, but I soon devised a means.

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  • He suggested that the names had been devised lest the Martyrs of Eigg should go nameless.

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  • Researchers have already devised relatively noninvasive means of extracting such brain cells from patients.

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  • All of the recipes have been devised by a leading nutritionist.

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  • Two techniques, active optics and adaptive optics has been devised to overcome these.

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  • Even more complicated integrated atom optics devices and networks, similar to integrated circuits for electrons, can be devised.

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  • This includes some playwriting, improvisation skills, text based work and devised work.

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  • Order Fresh Start The Fresh Start Complete quitters support program has been devised to support the quitter through the first 12 weeks of quitting.

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  • He devised thousands of innovative chess rebus puzzles and mathematics puzzles, rebus puzzles and his rebuses rank among his most popular brain-teasers.

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  • Cognitive remediation is a technology devised for this purpose.

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  • Wittgenstein as showing how to dissolve philosophical problems without any of the conceptual rubric devised by later commentators.

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  • The group received a commendation award for Teddy Takes a Tumble, a colorful storybook devised by students at Skelmersdale and Ormskirk College.

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  • So far a scientifically valid approach to testing the quality of thatching straw or reed has not been devised.

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  • The AGA group has devised a psychometric questionnaire, which can be accessed through a micro site designed by interactive agency syzygy.

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  • We have devised a simple but smart uniform which is less expensive than most other forms of clothing.

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  • Numerous methods for reducing the workload of data access have been devised.

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  • Such, in brief, are the methods devised by that brilliant investigator Hansen; and these methods have not only been the basis on which our modern knowledge of the Saccharomycetes is founded, but are the only means of attack which the present-day observer has at his disposal.

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  • The water-screw which he invented (see below) was probably devised in Egypt for the purpose of irrigating fields.

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  • The best-known apparatus for the purpose is that devised by Ebert.

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  • The office was no longer coveted, and documents of the 3rd and 4th centuries show that means were devised to compel members of the towns to undertake it.

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  • After studying at Marburg under Hermann Kolbe and at Heidelberg under Robert Bunsen, he came to England in 1862 and obtained a position in a chemical works at Widnes, where he elaborated the practical application of a method he had devised for recovering the sulphur lost as calcium sulphide in the black ash waste of the Leblanc alkali process.

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  • Meanwhile a sort of makeshift was devised, and the Imperial parliament passed a measure permitting the formation of a federal council, to which any colony that felt inclined to join could send delegates.

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  • In any case, since the Eastern origin of the Etruscans is now generally admitted, we may temporarily, at least, accept the conclusion that hepatoscopy as a method of divination owes its survival in advanced forms of culture to the elaborate system devised in the course of centuries by the Babylonian priests, and to the influence, direct and indirect, exerted by this system in the ancient world.

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  • The benefice was inalienable, could not be sold, pledged, exchanged, sublet, devised or diminished.

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  • The Wheatstone instrument in the form devised by Stroh is still largely used in the British Postal Telegraph Department.

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  • The most successful apparatus of this kind is that devised by Wheatstone; others were devised by Siemens and Halske, Gartner, Humaston, Siemens, and Little.

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  • A successful apparatus for effecting this was devised by Cowper and was known as the writing telegraph.

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  • The Korn telephotographic apparatus is based on the principle of an apparatus devised by Shelford Bidwell in 1881 for the electrical transmission of pictures to a distance, in which use was made of the change in electrical resistance which selenium undergoes when acted upon by light.

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  • The special form of curb sender mentioned, termed the " Interpolator," has been devised so as to secure the correct re-transmission of any given number of consecutive elements of a letter which are of the same sign, for when signals are received at the end of a long cable the relay arm will not return to its zero position between consecutive elements of the same sign, but will remain on the respective contact surface during the whole time occupied by such consecutive elements.

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  • A very ingenious call-bell arrangement was devised, capable of responding only to regularly reversed battery currents, but not 1 See Fahie, History of Wireless Telegraphy, p. 170; also 5th Report (1897) of the Royal Commission on Electrical Communication with Lightships and Lighthouses.

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  • He also devised a " call " or arrangement for actuating an ordinary electric bell by the accumulated effect of the properly tuned inductive impulses falling on the secondary circuit.

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  • Fleming devised an arrangement in which a multiple transformation takes place, two oscillation circuits being interlinked inductively, and the last one acting inductively on the open or antenna circuit.

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  • Stone similarly devised a multiple inductive oscillation circuit with the object of forcing on the antenna circuit a single oscillation of definite frequency.'

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  • Fleming devised a method which has practical advantages in both preventing the arc and permitting the oscillatory currents to be controlled so as to make electric wave signals.

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  • Fleming, but the arrangements were subsequently altered and improved by Marconi, one of the most important additions being a form of high-speed rotating disk discharger devised by Marconi by which he was able to immensely increase the speed of signalling.

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  • Bellini and Tosi, who have devised instruments, called radiogonimeters, for projecting radiation in required directions and locating the azimuth of a transmitting station.

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  • Forms of open circuit wave meter have been devised by Slaby and by Fleming.

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  • Threefundamental common battery transmissionsystemshavebeen devised and are shown in figs.

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  • Many genera and families are separated by purely artificial characters, mere shelfand-bottle groupings devised for the convenience of the museum curator and the collector.

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  • But the pregnant suggestions of these writers remained practically unnoticed and forgotten, until the theory was independently devised and promulgated by Charles Robert Darwin and Alfred Russell Wallace in 1858, and the effect of its publication was immediate and profound.

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  • Various methods have been devised for the quantitative determination of phenol.

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  • The book appeared in 1494 with woodcuts said to have been devised and perhaps partly executed by Brant himself.

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  • The instruments which he devised for these investigations were simple and convenient, but could not have been thought of for the purpose except by a man whose knowledge was co-extensive with his ingenuity.

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  • The theoretical basis upon which this formula was devised (the corpuscular theory) was shattered early in the 19th century, and in its place there arose the modern wave theory which theoretically invalidates Newton's formula.

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  • New vestments were devised to take the place, on less solemn occasions, of those hallowed by association with the holy sacrifice; thus the processional cope (q.v.) appeared in the 11th century and the surplice (q.v.) in the 12th.

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  • However, he succeeded in finishing and printing the Siècle de Louis XI V., while the Dictionnaire philosophique is said to have been devised and begun at Potsdam.

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  • The earliest mercurial pump, devised by Swedenborg and described in his Miscellanea observata circa yes naturales (1722), was statical in action, consisting essentially in replacing the solid piston of the mechanical pump by a column of mercury, which by being alternately raised and lowered gradually exhausted a vessel.

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  • For example Raps in 1893 described an automatic arrangement to be used in connexion with a Tdpler pump; whilst in 1893 Schulze-Berge devised a rotary form.

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  • In casting a thin hollow object like a bell, it will be seen that the resultant upward thrust on the mould may be many times greater than the weight of metal; many a curious experiment has been devised to illustrate this property and classed as a hydrostatic paradox (Boyle, Hydrostatical Paradoxes, 1666).

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  • Subsequently all extraordinary refo Fiscalr expenditure was met by forced loans (prestanze), but the (1427),ms method of distribution aroused discontent among the lower classes, and in 1427 a general catasto or assessment of all the wealth of the citizens was formed, and measures were devised to distribute the obligations according to each man's capacity, sò as to avoid pressing too hardly on the poor.

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  • The quest of a solvent for calculus in the bladder and kidneys was pursued by him as by others at the period, and he devised a form of forceps which, on the testimony of John Ranby (1703-1773), sergeant-surgeon to George II., extracted stones with "great ease and readiness."

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  • Du Cange discovered and quoted a deed of donation by him dated 1207, by which certain properties were devised to the churches of Notre Dame de Foissy and Notre Dame de Troyes, with the reservation of life interests to his daughters Alix and Damerones, and his sisters Emmeline and Haye, all of whom appear to have embraced a monastic life.

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  • As a mathematician he devised various elaborate magic squares and novel magic circles, of which he speaks apologetically, because they are of no practical use.

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  • A German correspondent of Aeneas Sylvius assures him in 1 457 that " thousands of tricks are devised by the Roman see which enables it to extract the money from our pockets very although they did not thereby succeed in checking the growth of heresy in Bohemia (see Huss).

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  • These various orders were also organized and governed according to the system of centralized authority devised by St Pachomius (see Monasticism) and brought into vogue by Cluny in the West.

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  • He studied medicine at Göttingen, 1 7771 7 80, attending at the same time Kaestner's mathematical course; and in 1779, while watching by the sick-bed of a fellow-student, he devised a method of calculating cometary orbits which made an epoch in the treatment of the subject, and is still extensively used.

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  • Sumpner, however, has devised forms of wattmeter of the dyna - mometer type in which iron cores are employed, and has defined the conditions under which these instruments are available for accurate measurements.

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  • In 1877 he decided to devote one of the telescopes of the observatory to stellar photometry, and after an exhaustive trial of various forms of photometers, he devised the meridian photometer (see Photometry, Stellar), which seemed to be free from most of the sources of error.

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  • It emphasized the excellence of the system devised in 1879 for the segregation of the comparatively innocent from convicts hardened in crime.

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  • Benjamin Franklin and Bevis devised independently the form of condenser known as a Franklin or Leyden pane, which consists of a sheet of glass, partly coated on both sides with tin foil or silver leaf, a margin of glass all round being left to insulate the two tin foils from each other.

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  • Owing to the enormous quantities of chlorine required for various industrial purposes, many processes have been devised, either for the recovery of the manganese from the crude manganese chloride of the chlorine stills, so that it can be again utilized, or for the purpose of preparing chlorine without the necessity of using manganese in any form (see Alkali Manufacture).

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  • If we are to regard the Egyptian myths about the gods in animal shape, and about the non-natural superhuman heroes, and their wars and loves, as esoteric allegories devised by civilized priests, perhaps we should also explain Pund-jel, Qat, Quawteaht, the Mantis god, the Spider creator, the Coyote and Raven gods as priestly inventions, put forth in a civilized age, and retained by Australians, Bushmen, Hottentots, Ahts, Thlinkeets, Papuans, who preserve no other vestiges of high civilization.

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  • I see these men every day go about their business with more or less courage and content, doing more even than they suspect, and perchance better employed than they could have consciously devised.

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  • Order Fresh Start The Fresh Start Complete Quitters Support program has been devised to support the quitter through the first 12 weeks of quitting.

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  • Whitby 's White Rabbit Trail, a walk and quiz devised by Whitby Civic Society is available from the Tourist Information Office in Whitby.

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  • She devised a puzzle based on the idea of filling in squares on a rectangular grid to create a picture.

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  • The costumes he devised with exclusive art seemed to shimmer with a thousand colors.

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  • The religious book they devised became universal, their enemies were all slain.

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  • The slot machinesin devised some of by renowned las.

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  • Various stratagems had been devised to conceal the withdrawals from the Ottoman Army.

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  • But most of us are driven to sublimate this urge by the solving of artificial puzzles devised for our entertainment.

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  • The AGA group has devised a psychometric questionnaire, which can be accessed through a micro site designed by interactive agency Syzygy.

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  • The payment structure for this fee has been devised to encourage students to complete and submit their theses in a timeous manner.

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  • Forum members have devised a set of very useful toolbox talks.

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  • An unfocused approach to foreign policy leads to, and is often devised in pursuit of, media grand-standing.

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  • The military devised a tactic that would allow them to conquer two territories at once.

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  • Each guest can decorate his or her own personalized item for the baby, or a couple of group projects can be devised.

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  • They are devised of silicon and other materials and are attached to a building's roof.

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  • Anna created the leaf-shaped Arbor series while Thea devised the Tarn group.

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  • There have been many imitators since that time both in the States and abroad, but Kolaj devised Corely's comprehensive therapeutic program.

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  • It wasn't until the 1912 that an official list was devised by a national association of American jewelers, appropriately named Jewelers of America, and adopted by most in the jewelry industry, particularly in English speaking countries.

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  • The mobile phone enthusiasts on the Internet have devised some rather clever contraptions that may increase your signal.

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  • In some cases, a properly devised diet is necessary to avoid worsening symptoms.

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  • Feminists have pointed out potential sexist elements in moral development theories devised by male researchers using male subjects only (such as Kohlberg's early work).

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