He holds - on grounds of fact and science - to the mechanical orderliness of nature, but claims that the Weltanschauung thus suggested may be reinterpreted in view of those undying human aspirations which MacTaggart dismisses to instant execution (unless they can dress themselves in syllogism).
In his speech Cicero briefly dismisses the charge of assassination, the main question being the distribution of the provinces, which was the real cause of the quarrels between DeIotarus and his relatives.
The executive powers were placed almost entirely in his hands, as will be seen by the terms of article 41 which defined his functions: "The First Consul promulgates the laws; he appoints and dismisses at will the members of the Council of State, the ministers, the ambassadors and other leading agents serving abroad, the officers of the army and navy, the members of local administrative bodies and the commissioners of government attached to the tribunals.
Paulus dismisses the miracles as " exaggerations or misapprehensions of quite ordinary events."
Child dismisses his inferences as "ludicrous."
In the reformed Churches the word "benediction" is technically confined to the blessing with which the priest or minister dismisses the congregation at the close of the service.
Out of curiosity, or with the idea that it contains valuable treasures, Odysseus' companions open the bag; the winds escape and drive them back to the island, whence Aeolus dismisses them with bitter reproaches.
dha, as in dhaman) appears in Homer as the embodiment of what is fit or right;' she convenes or dismisses assemblies, she even keeps order at the banquet of the gods.
George Bush contemptuously dismisses calls to combat climate change as liberal hysteria and a threat to US economic growth.
Moore dismisses the alleged email as being, " Completely fictitious ", and, " Complete and utter lies " .
Many have cried nepotism, but Gibbo dismisses this as " Total bollox " .
Ford dismisses Kwik Fit report Ford today dismissed reports that it would have to dramatically slash its asking price for Kwik-Fit.
Questioning Charlie 's grip on sanity, Vincent dismisses the boy 's ranting, until he himself stumbles on the truth.
The beauty of a backpack-style purse is that it dismisses the burden from one shoulder, instead spreading the weight evenly and laying comfortably on the back.
This sun sign is the epitome of the saying, "suffer no fools", and has an almost regal quality about him when he dismisses someone as not very amusing or not very educated.
Amy dismisses his interest, despite the fact that Ricky fathered her unborn child.
If you have anyone on your staff who arrogantly dismisses a customer's questions as stupid, you have a problem, because this attitude will translate into everything that your staffer does while interacting with the customer.
When Joanna expresses her fear to her husband, he dismisses it, but continues to spend more and more time at the men's club with the other husbands.
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