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  • Hell, she had serious doubts he was even human.

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  • For the first time doubts as to his spiritual state seemed to have troubled him.

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  • Of the genuineness of the work no doubts are now entertained.

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  • The pure joy of it chased away all his doubts.

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  • But in 1474 his doubts were dispelled by a sermon heard at Faenza.

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  • You had your doubts?

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  • But then he remembered the doubts.

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  • No wonder Alex had his doubts.

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  • If there is any part of you that doubts I'll make a scene, keep talking like that.

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  • Terrible doubts rose in his soul.

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  • His words struck her as true; they were the same doubts she'd had about Gabriel since she met him.

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  • Still, Alex had no right to be angry with her doubts.

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  • Did everyone have these agonizing doubts?

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  • In spite of his lingering and totally unfounded doubts that it was Jeffrey Byrne he was pursuing, there were far too many coincidences pointing to Cynthia Byrne's husband.

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  • The doubts thus awakened must not be stifled, but pressed systematically on to the point, if such a point there be, where doubt confutes itself.

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  • In this table measurements of price movements stated both absolutely and as percentages of price levels are given, because authorities have expressed doubts as to whether the former or the latter might be expected to remain constant, other things being equal, when price rose.

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  • All I know is, I have doubts - and marriage is going to be hard enough with no doubts.

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  • But his dilemma on this point led him into further doubts, and he was eventually induced to revile his whole career and the Reformation.

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  • Ramsay, however, doubts this (The Church in the Roman Empire, London, 1893), and argues that it was due to a long series of instructions to provincial governors (mandata, not decreta) who interpreted their duty largely in conformity with the attitude of the reigning emperor.

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  • Should any one be sceptical as to the sufficiency of these laws to account for the present state of things, science can furnish no evidence strong enough to overthrow his doubts until the sun shall be found growing smaller by actual measurement, or the nebulae be actually seen to condense into stars and systems."

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  • His fame spread at Oxford, though it was mingled with suspicions of his dealings in the black arts and with some doubts of his orthodoxy.

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  • Not a trace of his former doubts remained in his soul.

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  • But Natasha, guessing her doubts, interrupted her in alarm.

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  • The cardinal grosbeak, or Virginian nightingale, Cardinalis virginianus, claims notice here, though doubts may be entertained as to the family to which it really belongs.

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  • It is well known that in after years he had doubts whether he should not compose his great work in French; and it is certain that his familiarity with that language, in spite of considerable efforts to counteract its effects, tinged his style to the last.

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  • With all this, perhaps on account of all this, L'Herminier's efforts did not 4 Considerable doubts were at that time entertained in Paris as to the existence of the Apteryx.

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  • The miracles recorded of Elijah and Elisha lie somewhat apart from the main currents of the history, the narratives themselves are distinct from the historical works in which they have been incorporated, and the character of some of the actions raises serious doubts and difficulties.

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  • Doubts about transubstantiation made him uneasy; some of Luther's tracts fell in his way, and he was comforted by Luther's dictum that salvation does not depend on human dogmata.

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  • His divergencies from the Pentateuchal code gave rise to serious doubts, but, after prolonged study, the discrepancies were explained, and the book was finally canonized (Shah.

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  • A priest, saying mass at the church of Santa Catarina at Bologna, was troubled, after the consecration, with grave doubts as to the truth of the doctrine of transubstantiation.

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  • Certain classes of names being explained in this way, legitimate and fairly reliable conclusions can be drawn for many others belonging to the same class or group. The proper names of the numerous business documents of the Khammurabi period, when phonetic writing was the fashion, have been of special value in resolving doubts as to the correct reading of names written ideographically.

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  • Forbes likewise had doubts about them.

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  • But, whatever our doubts, we may safely regard Parsifal as a work which, like Beethoven's last fugues, invites attack rather from those critics who demand what flatters their own vanity than from those who wish to be inspired by what they could never have foreseen for themselves.

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  • No doubt of the Pauline authorship was expressed in ancient times; nor is there any lack of early use by writers who make no direct quotation, to raise doubts as to the genuineness of the epistle.

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  • The influence of Schleiermacher, whose pupil Leonhard Usteri in his Entwickelung der paulinischen Lehrbegriffs (1824) expressed strong doubts as to Ephesians, carried weight.

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  • As to the canonicity and apostolic authorship of the Johannine Apocalypse no doubts were ever entertained in the West; indeed an Apocalypse of Peter was still retained in the canon in the 3rd century.

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  • Next day, however, all doubts were set at rest, and as the Russians advanced south of Heilsberg, he decided to wheel his whole force to the right, pivoting on the III.

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  • Such advice could not be grateful to the philosophers themselves - then a definite professional class, not unlike the "spiritual directors" of a later Rome, who earned their bread by smoothing away the doubts of the scrupulous on all matters intellectual and moral.

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  • The report was favourable to the genuineness of the relics, but latterly doubts have arisen as to whether they can be regarded as earlier than the Neolithic age.

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  • In the 16th century a spirit of universal questioning was rife, and it is this utter unsettlement of opinion which is reflected in the discussions of doubts on matters only remotely connected with " the faith once for all delivered unto the saints " (Jude 3).

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  • The philological analysis of Wolf and his successors had raised doubts as to the very existence of Homer, and at one time the main current of scholarly opinion had set strongly in the direction of the belief that the Iliad and the Odyssey were in reality but latter-day collections of divers recitals that had been handed down by word of mouth from one generation to another of bards through ages of illiteracy.

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  • The doubts thus cast upon the age when the Homeric poems first assumed the fixed form of writing were closely associated with the universal scepticism as to the historical accuracy of any traditions whatever regarding the early history of Greece.

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  • But the pursuit of the English fleet was feeble, and the retreat of the Dutch was ably covered by Cornelius van Tromp, son of Martin Tromp. Much scandal was caused by the mysterious circumstances in which an order to shorten sail was given in the English flagship, and doubts were expressed of the courage of the duke of York.

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  • The place of his birth is unknown and its date uncertain, although some authorities give it as the 2nd of April 742; doubts have been cast upon his legitimacy, and it is just possible that the marriage of Pippin and Bertha took place subsequent to the birth of their elder son.

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  • The impossibility of logically carrying out either theory has given rise to doubts as to the unity of the book.

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  • Horace Walpole has attempted to cast doubts upon the murder of the princes, and Sir C. R.

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  • Lumby (Cambridge, 1883); Horace Walpole, Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of Richard III.

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  • in width, that doubts have been felt as to whether it was originally intended to be worn on the head or was merely meant to be a votive crown.

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  • Even at this time he had religious doubts; it is interesting in view of his later work that one cause of his perplexities was the difficulty of ascertaining the true reading of certain passages in the Greek New Testament.

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  • months after the marriage (April 1502), leaving doubts as to whether the union had ever been physi cally consummated.

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  • Thomas, who had been absent, doubts the resurrection; Jesus comes and submits to the doubter's tests.

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  • Doubts as to the greatness and importance of the Sabaean state, as attested by the ancients, and as to the existence of a special Sabaean writing, called " Musnad," of which the Arabs tell, were still current when Niebuhr, in the 18th.

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  • In this connexion it is usual to distinguish three types of atheism: - the dogmatic, which denies the existence of God positively; the sceptical, which distrusts the capacity of the human mind to discover the existence of God; and the critical, which doubts the validity of the theistic argument, the proofs for the existence of God.

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  • A liberal and a corrservative theology (rationalist and orthodox) exist side by side within the churches, and while the latter clings to the theology of the 16th century, the former ventures to raise doubts about the truth of such a common and simple standard as the Apostles' Creed.

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  • In 1637, when the doubts of Scaliger and Heinsius as to the purity of the Greek of the New Testament prompted the rector of Hamburg to introduce the study of classical authors, any reflection on the style of the Greek Testament was bitterly resented.

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  • There is not one of our present books that he does not show himself inclined to accept, though he notes the doubts in regard to 2 Peter and 2 and 3 John.

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  • The resolutions further declare that " this Commonwealth is determined, as it doubts not its co-states are, tamely to submit to undelegated and therefore unlimited powers in no man or body of men on earth," and that " these and successive acts of the same character, unless arrested on the threshold, may tend to drive these states into revolution and blood."

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  • Recent discoveries of vertebrates are of the same significance, the most primitive fishes being traced to the Ordovician or base of the Silurian, 2 which proves that we shall discover more 2 Professor Bashford Dean doubts the fish characters of these Ordovic Rocky Mountain forms. Frech admits their fish character but considers the rocks infaulted Devonic.

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  • Ignatius says: "When it seems to me that I am commanded by my superior to do a thing against wconscience]] revolts as sinful and my superior judges otherwise, it is my duty to yield my doubts to him unless I am otherwise constrained by evident reasons.

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  • Similar doubts have also been entertained with regard to the African bush-pigs or river-hogs, but from geographical considerations alone these are but regarded as representing a separate genus, Potamochoerus, although they are nearly allied to the verrucosus group of Sus.

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  • Finally in 1878, in order to remove all doubts about unoccupied territory, an imperial order in council was passed in response to an address of the Canadian parliament, annexing to the Dominion all British possessions in North America, except Newfoundland.

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  • In dealing with continence and incontinence, the same doubts and solutions occur as in the Nicomachean Ethics (Book vii.

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  • Z), but sometimes confusing doubts and solutions together, instead of first proposing all the doubts and then supplying the solutions as in the Nicomachean Ethics.

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  • Besides, all the extant works, though apparently didactic, are full of dialectical matter in the way of opinions (AEyo,cisva), difficulties and doubts (hiropi),uara, europiac), solutions (XimrELs), and of dialectical style in the way of conversational expressions.

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  • M I, 1076 a 28); (2) that time was made by them matter of doubts, which in this case are Aristotle's own doubts (Phys.

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  • The Church had some doubts of him, and he laid his hands on the Church.

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  • After this time it becomes manifest that, as we should expect, documents were the recognized authorities for the Gospel history; but there is still some uncertainty as to the documents upon which reliance was placed, and the precise estimation in which l For the only two that can be held to be such in the first half of the 2nd century, and the doubts whether they refer to our present Gospels, see Mark, Gospel Of, and Matthew, Gospel Of.

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  • With regard to the question of a council the pope was so obsessed by doubts and fears that he was unable to advance a single step; nor, till the day of his death could he break off his pitiful vacillation between Charles V.

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  • to the Vatican could not fail to remove any doubts in the mind of the pope as to the fact that Germany did not dream of giving him back Rome.

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  • In the earlier stages of the inquiry, when it was important to meet the doubts which had been expressed as to the presence of the new gas in the atmosphere, blank experiments were executed in which air was replaced by nitrogen from ammonium nitrite.

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  • His early religious doubts, awakened especially by Strauss's Life of Jesus, made him throughout life sympathetic with those who underwent a similar stress.

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  • It remains, however, to mention the genus Cissa, including many beautiful forms belonging to the Indian region, and among them the C. speciosa and C. sinensis, so often represented in Oriental drawings, though doubts may be expressed whether these birds are not more nearly related to the pies than to the jays.

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  • Deists, though raising doubts regarding the historic narratives of the Christian faith, had never disputed the general fact that belief in one God was natural and primitive.

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  • He was very curt in his replies to Hobbes's philosophical objections, and broke off all correspondence on the physical questions, writing privately to Mersenne that he had grave doubts of the Englishman's good faith in drawing him into controversy (L.W.

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  • The peculiarly disjointed and fragmentary condition of the sentiments expressed by Pascal aggravates the appearance of universal doubt which is present in the Pensees, just as the completely unfinished condition of the work, from the literary point of view, constantly causes slighter or graver doubts as to the actual meaning which the author wished to express.

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  • Over these and other similar points many disputes had arisen, and, having been crowned emperor at Rome in April 1355, Charles decided to set these doubts at rest.

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  • Bismarck confesses that his doubts as to the wisdom of this legislation were raised by the picture of heavy but honest gens darmes pursuing light-footed priests from house to house.

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  • It was a confirmation from the Russian prime minister of Bright's doubts: "There is not a word of truth in the rumours which have reached you."

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  • From 1832 to 1837 there was a pause in the march of Egyptology, and it seemed as if the young science might be overwhelmed by the storm of doubts and detraction that was poured upon it by the enemies of Champollion.

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  • Of late years doubts have been raised as to Alfred's authorship of the Bede translation.

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  • A hero-worshipper with half-concealed doubts as to his hero is in an awkward position.

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  • He had been betrothed to his brother's widow Catherine of Aragon, and in spite of the protest which he had been made to register against the marriage, and of the doubts expressed by Julius II.

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  • Keppoch and Clanranald would not desert a prince with a reward of £30,000 on his head, but Macleod and Sleat held aloof; and Lovat wrecked the adventure by his doubts and delays.

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  • Doubts have been thrown on the current statements regarding the rate of decrease, which some good authorities believe to be not so great as is commonly represented.

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  • His colleagues were Warham and Ruthal, but Warham and Fox differed on the question of Henry's marriage, Fox advising the completion of the match with Catherine while Warham expressed doubts as to its canonical validity.

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  • Weismann, however, doubts these conclusions, and having found a spermaster in every one of the eggs that he examined from workercells, and in only one out of 272 eggs taken from drone-cells, he supports Dzierzon's view, explaining the single exception mentioned above as a mistake of the queen, she having laid inadvertently this single fertilized egg in a drone instead of in a worker cell.

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  • The present practice being the dominant one from the time of Ptolemy until the present, it was felt that the confusion in the combination of past and present astronomical observations, and the doubts and difficulties in using the astronomical ephemerides, formed a decisive argument against any change.

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  • Like a practical man, Dollond at once put his doubts to the test of experiment, confirmed the conclusions of Klingenstierna, discovered" a difference far beyond his hopes.

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  • Sir David Gill tested the equatorial coude on double stars at the Paris Observatory in 1884, and his last doubts as to the practical value of the instrument were dispelled.

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  • Mr Gore, starting from the same basis of faith and authority, soon found from his practical experience in dealing with the "doubts and difficulties" of the younger generation that this uncompromising attitude was untenable, and set himself the task of reconciling the principle of authority in religion with that of scientific authority by attempting to define the boundaries of their respective spheres of influence.

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  • Of late years however a new school has arisen in Belgium which expresses strong doubts of the wisdom or efficacy of prolonged cellular confinement.

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  • The verdict given was in the main satisfactory; but doubts were expressed as to the severity of the discipline inflicted, the principal features of which were moderate labour, ample diet and substantial gratuities.

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  • No one now doubts that the French fleet should have been reduced to ashes, and might have been, had Lord Gambier had the talents, the energy, or the experience of many of his juniors.

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  • No age has been so responsive to the needs of man as our own; whatever doubts men have as to the doctrines or the cults there is an agreement wider than in the past in the good works whose inspiration is a divine love.

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  • This conclusion he then supports by the character attributed to the " Cyclic " poems (whose want of unity showed that the structure of the Iliad and Odyssey must be the work of a later time), by one or two indications of imperfect connexion, and by the doubts of ancient critics as to the genuineness of certain parts.

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  • deals with damage done in extinguishing fire on board a ship. Modern decisions have cleared away the old doubts whether such damage to ship or cargo should, at law, be allowed in G.A.

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  • Although some doubts were cast upon their legitimacy, the brothers obtained recognition and in 880 made a division of the kingdom, Carloman receiving Burgundy and the southern part of France.

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  • But, for all this, Hermann exposes his own doubts when he tells that often, as he wa g preparing to write, he heard a voice bidding him lay down the pen, "for whatever you write will be an unmixed lie."

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  • As, however, the discontent with the tariff in the South was only a symptom of the real trouble there - the sensitiveness of the slave-power, - Clay subsequently confessed his serious doubts of the policy of his interference.

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  • The terms of Buckingham's note' concerning it might easily have aroused doubts; and we find that the further course of the action was to all appearances exactly accommodated to Dr Steward, who 4 A position which Bacon in some respects approved.

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  • The Midrash given by Neubauer has no doubts on this point, as the story is immediately followed by the remark - "Behold we learn how great is the power of alms and tithes!"

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  • A strong party, however, cast some doubts upon the legitimacy of the young princes, as the marriage of their parents had not been recognized by the emperor Charles the Bald; consequently it was proposed to offer the crown to the East Frankish ruler Louis, a son of Louis the German.

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  • Doubts were long entertained whether the Dihong could be justly regarded as the continuation of the Tsangpo, but these were practically set at rest by the voyage of F.

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  • But he had made up his mind to be not an actor but an onlooker and critic in the battle of life; and when Wieland, whom he met on one of his excursions, suggested doubts as to the wisdom of his choice, Schopenhauer replied, "Life is a ticklish business; I have resolved to spend it in reflecting upon it."

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  • Two so-called friends endeavoured, on the plea of doubts of their own, to lead him into a theological discussion; and, some of Spinoza's expressions being repeated to the Jewish authorities, he was summoned to give an account of himself.

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  • The treaties of 1881, 1893 and 1895 left doubts in the minds of both Chileans and Argentines as to the position of the frontier line.

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  • His style has frequently been blamed for its obscurity and difficulty, but this is due to two causes: his habit of compressing his arguments into narrow compass, and of always writing with the opposite side of the case in view, so that it has been said of the Analogy that it raises more doubts than it solves.

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  • had doubts about a general conflagration; possibly (he thought) Aristotle was right in affirming the eternity of the present order of the world.

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  • Cromwell's fall was the result, and the chief obstacle to the repudiation of his wife being thus removed, Henry declared the marriage had not been and could not be consummated; and did not scruple to cast doubts on his wife's honour.

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  • Apart from the resolution of doubts as to the power of spores to withstand such temperatures for long periods, the discoveries of Miguel, Globig and others have shown that there are numerous bacteria which will grow and divide at such temperatures, e.g.

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  • Bacterial diseases in the higher plants have been described, but the subject requires careful treatment, since several points suggest doubts as to the organism described being the of the disease referred to their agency.

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  • Doubts having been raised whether a bishop of the Church of England, being a lord of parliament, could resign his seat in the Upper House, although several precedents to that effect are on record, a statute of the realm, which was confined to the case of the bishops of London and Durham, was passed in 1856, declaring that on the resignation of their sees being accepted by their respective metropolitans, those bishops should cease to sit as lords of parliament, and their sees should be filled up in the manner provided by law in the case of the avoidance of a bishopric. In 1869 the Bishops' Resignation Act was passed.

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  • Doubts were often expressed whether the capital would be able to bear the burden of empire, so enormous was the influx of new citizens.

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  • Fresh doubts arose as to the effect of this omission; and a correspondence on the subject took place between the British government and the government of the republic before the outbreak of hostilities in South Africa, the former maintaining that the preamble of 1881, by which alone any self government was granted, was still in force, and therefore that the suzerainty - whatever it involved - remained; the Transvaal government, on the other hand, contending that the suzerainty had been abolished by the substitution of the 1884 convention for that of 1881.

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  • But, if our estimate of the merits of his speeches is moderated by doubts as to his right to introduce them at all, no such scruples interfere with our admiration for the skill with which he has drawn the portraits of the great men who figure in his pages.

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  • In it he disproved the idea advanced by Gay Lussac that potassium was a compound of hydrogen, not an element; but on the other hand he cast doubts on the elementary 1 Edmund Davy (1785-1857) became professor of chemistry at Cork Institution in 1813, and at the Royal Dublin Society in 1826.

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  • He had grave doubts about universal suffrage.

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  • at Rome, and was perhaps the first to express doubts as to the validity of that tumultuous election.

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  • In 1289 he went to Montpellier, wrote his Ars veritatis inventiva, and removed to Genoa where he translated this treatise into Arabic. In 1291, after many timorous doubts and hesitations for which he bitterly blamed himself, Lull sailed for Tunis where he publicly preached Christianity for a year; he was finally imprisoned and expelled.

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  • But, if we are to judge from his own statement in a letter from Heidelberg in 1846, the doubts which now actively assailed him had long been latent in his mind.

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  • Then he was harassed by doubts whether the Turks were not in the right and the Christians in the wrong.

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  • She is said to have persuaded him of the divine character of her commission by discovering him though disguised in the crowd of his courtiers, and by reassuring him regarding his secret doubts as to his legitimacy.

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  • The different accounts of these visions vary so much as to cast great doubts on their accuracy; and the oldest one of all (Anguttara, i.

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  • Then he talked to her on that essential part of his system, the impermanency of all things, till her doubts were cleared away, she accepted her lot, became a disciple, and entered the "first path."

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  • If he doubts of this let him go to Egypt, and there he will find the fields swarming with mice, begot of the mud of Nylus, to the great calamity of the inhabitants."

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  • On this last point the information supplied by Flamsteed was peculiarly gratifying to Newton; and it is obvious from the language of this part of his letter that he had still doubts of the universal application of the sesquialteral proportion.

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  • He Richards wished to restore the royal powers which had slipped ~ into the hands of the council and parliament during his minority, and had small doubts of his capacity to restore it.

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  • For taking up this dangerous line of defence, and admitting his doubts about several received articles of faith, he was attacked by the Yorkist archbishop Bourchier in 1457, compelled to do penance, and shut up in a monastery for the rest of his life.

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  • But Henrys doubts had been marvellously stimulated by the fact that he had become enamoured of another ladythe beautiful, ambitious and cunning Anne Boleyn, a niece of the duke of Norfolk, who had no intention of becoming merely the kings mistress, but aspired to be his consort.

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  • It also removed Philips last doubts; Mary had left him her claims to the English throne, and he might, now that she was out of his path, hope to treat England like Portugal.

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  • He revived previous doubts as to the direct Pauline origin of the Epistle to the Hebrews, called in question Peter's authorship of the first epistle, and referred the second epistle to the end of the 2nd century.

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  • His discussion of the Trinity began (1565) with doubts of the personality of the Holy Ghost.

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  • osculans; but doubts have been expressed as to its deserving specific recognition.

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  • The high praise given to his administration may even excite some doubts as to its real excellence.

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  • But even with regard to the expediency of such punishments we may have doubts.

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  • It is evident that the merit of these qualities in our eyes is chiefly due to our perception of their tendency to serve the person possessed of them; so that the cynic in praising them is really exhibiting the unselfish sympathy of which he doubts the existence.

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  • This leniency may have been partly due to doubts as to the legality of the demand for his surrender by the Hamburg authorities; but the government was probably more influenced by Cornwallis's opinion that Tandy was "a fellow of so very contemptible a character that no person in this country (Ireland) seems to care the smallest degree about him."

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  • Moravian theology, however, soon ceased to satisfy him, and his doubts rapidly took definite shape.

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  • A young fellow-exile and friend, Paolo Pallia, having many doubts and misgivings as to the reality of revelation and a future life, Gioberti at once set to work with La Teorica del sovrannaturale, which was his first publication (1838).

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  • The war of independence over, after a century of fatigue, regrets and doubts, royalty and the nation, now more united and more certain of each other, resumed the methodic and utilitarian war of widening boundaries.

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  • His correspondence as a spiritual adviser was enormous; his deserved reputation for piety and for solidity of character made him the chosen confessor to whom large numbers of men and women unburdened their doubts and their sins.

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  • No doubts found an expression until the 15th century, when Cardinal Nicholas of Cusa (d.

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  • In the papal letters of the end of the 9th and the whole of the 10th century, only two or three insignificant citations of the pseudo-Isidore have been pointed out; the use of the pseudo-Isidorian forged documents did not become prevalent at Rome till about the middle of the 11th century, in consequence of the circulation of the canonical collections in which they figured; but nobody then thought of casting any doubts on the authenticity of those documents.

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  • If his teaching as to the Church was less widely followed, it was because of doubts as to the thoroughness of his knowledge of history and as to his freedom from bias as a critic. Some hundreds of clergymen, influenced by the movement of which for ten or twelve years he was the acknowledged leader, made their submission to the Church of Rome; but a very much larger number, who also came under its influence, failed to learn from him that belief in the Church involves belief in the pope.

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  • When Lord Exmouth sailed to coerce Algiers in 1816, he expressed doubts in a private letter whether the suppression of piracy would be acceptable to the trading community.

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  • This singular arrangement has suggested doubts as to the correctness of the current interpretation of the Equisetaceous sporangiophore as a modified leaf Sm ' 'CI= B A (After Renault.

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  • Although doubts have lately been cast on the authenticity of Palaeozoic Marattiaceae owing to the difficulty in distinguishing between their fructifications and the pollenbearing organs of Pteridosperms, the anatomical evidence (stem of Psaronius) strongly confirms the opinion that a considerable group of these Ferns existed.

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  • Sundry remains from Belgium, as to the identification of which doubts are still entertained, have been regarded by M.

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  • It was not mathematics but philology which was to settle the gathering doubts of Ernest Renan.

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  • David Dean harbored serious doubts about leaving Lydia Larkin's apartment without either contacting the police or calling an ambulance—or maybe a lawyer.

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  • allay any doubts he may have regarding his baronetcy.

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  • If you have any doubts at all, it makes sense to take an aptitude test.

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  • Any interpretation, however, that suggests itself is immediately assailed by doubts and equally unfounded alternatives.

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  • When Panorama put out a program which included some Conservative backbenchers expressing doubts about the use of military force she was consumed with rage.

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  • I suppose he must refer the client on, or (more likely) suppress his doubts with the soothing balm of rhetoric.

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  • LIZ JACKSON: Dionne's bridesmaid increasingly shared Dionne's mother's doubts - a groom who chose the bridesmaid 's dress?

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  • calamity strikes with it come the doubts, the fears and the struggles of dealing with it.

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  • cedehers on the Left have expressed doubts, fearing he is ceding too much ground to the Right in the attempt to get elected.

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  • Although her mission is to be chief cheerleader for the European ideal, she has no doubts about being Swedish first.

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  • The six pages are a response to doubts about his theory expressed by the campaigning Victorian clergyman the Rev William Denton.

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  • cogent reasons for his doubts about the accuracy of her account.

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  • criminalized, many people will entertain terrible doubts.

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  • With the arrival of fascist dictators in Europe Fenner Brockway began to have doubts about the political merits of pacifism.

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  • doubts about the suitability of the applicants for registration.

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  • doubts about the wisdom of universal suffrage.

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  • Their findings cast grave doubts on the possibility of Martian life.

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  • Even some of the Prime Minister's oldest allies are now expressing doubts.

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  • The Tribunal attaches no weight whatsoever to her affidavit, the truth of which raises doubts in its minds.

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  • Stock and foreign exchange markets have been plagued by doubts about the health of certain banks and corporations.

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  • There are serious doubts about such a minister operating within the Department of Health, whose main business is the NHS.

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  • The medical term often used to describe these strong doubts is ' gender dysphoria ' .

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  • Moments after the initial elation come the doubts about whether you can actually do it.

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  • If we have any doubts about the newly announced expansion, then they are based on past experience with the series.

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  • flourished even when her husband had strong doubts about the success of the business.

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  • forewarning of the doubts and problems which may arise later.

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  • Closer study of the cuneiform inscriptions raised the first doubts.

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  • market jitters set in almost immediately, due to City doubts over the new government's economic policies.

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  • By the time of the final hearing in August 2005 doubts about his ability to conduct the litigation arose.

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  • liturgical in nature, with occasional answers to doubts about Pure Land practice.

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  • middle classaylor, like most middle-class reformers, had doubts about the wisdom of universal suffrage.

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  • mucus hypersecretion are still not certain, casting some doubts on this therapeutic approach.

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  • Suckling had his doubts about the wisdom of letting his nephew enter the navy.

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  • neigh of a horse whose identity Erika had no doubts, it was Pegasus.

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  • nobody doubts that something is going wrong in S1 and S2 that needs fixing.

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  • notary publics, we will try to solve its doubts.

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  • keep the populace amused, stop them having any doubts about society or asking awkward questions about what life is about.

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  • The commutation of his death sentence had been due to some doubts as to his complete sanity, so atrocious was his conduct.

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  • My father has just turned 80 and doubts any former shipmates could be still around, he cant remember any names apart from nicknames.

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  • spirulina smoothy, and I have my doubts.

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  • Incredibly, there is a view that Ms Lees ' admirable Stoicism casts doubts over the entire case.

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  • Philosophical subjectivism also raises serious doubts about the possibility of certain (or indubitable) knowledge.

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  • swears to avenge his father, but his resolution soon dissolves into doubts and hesitation.

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  • And this should go some way to erasing any doubts caused by the movie's somewhat troubled past.

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  • The data Doubts have, however, been expressed by others-e.g.

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  • Doubts having been raised whether the powerful electric waves sent out from these stations Ewould not interfere with the ordinary ship to shore communication, special demonstrations were made by Marconi before the writer, and later before British naval officers, to demonstrate that this was not the case.'

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  • So great was Bismarcks distrust of Italian parliamentary instability, his doubts of Italian capacity for offensive warfare and his fear of the Francophil tendencies of Depretis, that fof many weeks the Italian ambassador at Berlin was unable te obtain audience of the chancellor.

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  • This provision caused grave doubts to be entertained as to the canonical position of this statutory official principal.

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  • With the critical renaissance of the early part of the 19th century, doubts were raised as to the genuineness of the letter (e.g.

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  • Ribot, then president of the council, in the Chamber of Deputies, but the expressions he used were so vague that they did not entirely remove the prevailing doubts as to the existence of a formal treaty.

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  • 6 No one conversant with the facts now doubts that what looks like possession or inspiration by an external intelligence may generally be accounted for by subconscious mentation, so that in all cases where no material effects are produced except such as can be attributed to the muscular action of the medium, the evidence for a supernormal interpretation must depend on the content of the communication.

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  • In Helix and Limax the osphradium has not been described, and possibly its discovery might clear up the doubts which have been raised as to the nature of the mantle-chamber of those genera.

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  • It was very unlikely that that peace-loving Court would take up arms against its powerful neighbours on behalf of Napoleon, and his proceedings in the previous months had been so recklessly provocative as to arouse doubts whether he intended to invade England and did not welcome the outbreak of a continental war.

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  • At the time of Eusebius the Greek Church was saturated with prejudice against the book and with doubts as to its canonicity.

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  • Of the lines of concentration open to the Austrians, the direction of the roads and railways favoured that of Olmiitz so markedly that Moltke felt reasonably certain that it would be chosen, and the receipt of the complete ordre de bataille of the Austrian army of the north secured by the Prussian secret service on the 11th of June set all doubts at rest.

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  • 19)," if they repent with their whole heart and remove doubts from their minds.

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  • It seems also true that the Academics were less overborne than the Pyrrhonists by the practical issue of their doubts (imperturbability); their interest was more purely intellectual, and they had something of the old delight in mental exercitation for its own sake (see Arcesilaus, Carneades, Aenesidemus, Agrippa and Sextus Empiricus).

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  • But Caesar was not content with framing a uniform system of local government 3 Since the discovery of a fragmentary municipal charter at Tarentum (see RoME), dating from a period shortly after the Social War, doubts have been cast on the identification of the tables of Heraclea with Caesar's municipal statute.

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  • Though Hort doubts it, most recent scholars (e.g.

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  • From the year 1820 onwards the growth of the European collections was rapid, and Champollions decipherments (see below, Language, and Writing) of the hieroglyphic inscriptions, dating from 1821, added fresh impetus to the fashion of collecting, in spite of doubts as to their trustworthiness.

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  • The story was, on the ground of want of evidence, regarded as suspicious by Guilliman in a private letter of 1607, and doubts were expressed by the brothers Iselin (1727 and 1754) and by Voltaire (1754); but it was not till 1760 that the legend was definitely attacked, on the ground of its similarity to the story of Tokko (see below), in an anonymous pamphlet by Freudenberger, a Bernese pastor.

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  • The last clause was intended to meet doubts on the applicability of habeas corpus in cases of illegal detention on board ship, which had been raised owing to a case of detention on a foreign ship in an English port.

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  • Even when the convention was being negotiated doubts arose as to its meaning, and legal authorities were divided as to its effect (see speech of Lord Cairns, Hansard, 269, p. 261; Lord Selborne, 260, p. 309; answer of attorney-general 260, 1534).

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  • It cannot reasonably be subordinated even to the moral faculty; in fact, a man who doubts the coincidence of the two - which on religious grounds we must believe to be complete in a morally governed world - is reduced to the " miserable dilemma whether it is better to be a fool or a knave."

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  • Doubts have been cast on the legitimacy of Louis Napoleon; for the discord between Louis Bonaparte, who was ill, restless and suspicious, and his pretty and capricious wife was so violent and open as to justify all conjectures.

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  • Whatever doubts Miss Keller herself may have had are now at rest.

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  • I never could understand the fondness some people have for confusing their minds by dwelling on mystical books that merely awaken their doubts and excite their imagination, giving them a bent for exaggeration quite contrary to Christian simplicity.

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  • He was already enjoying that happiness when that little Napoleon had suddenly appeared with his unsympathizing look of shortsighted delight at the misery of others, and doubts and torments had followed, and only the heavens promised peace.

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  • "I do not understand," said Pierre, feeling with dismay doubts reawakening.

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  • Pierre, perplexed, looked round with his shortsighted eyes without obeying, and suddenly doubts arose in his mind.

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  • But these doubts only lasted a moment.

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  • Doubts and tensions between the two sides further exacerbated after US President Carter announced the severance of ties with Taiwan in 1978.

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  • But I have received a pipe of what passes for spirulina smoothy, and I have my doubts.

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  • Incredibly, there is a view that Ms Lees ' admirable stoicism casts doubts over the entire case.

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  • Hamlet swears to avenge his father, but his resolution soon dissolves into doubts and hesitation.

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  • And this should go some way to erasing any doubts caused by the movie 's somewhat troubled past.

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  • Dante answers doubts with unquestioning faith: 'ours not to question, ours to obey '.

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  • No one doubts that David Davis is a wily operator.

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  • Ray's doubts about Loren's loyalty continued to gnaw at him.

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  • The police detective expressed his doubts about the veracity of the suspect's story.

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  • Don't get hung up on all the flaws and doubts you may have about this first version.

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  • As you talk about the baby with friends and family, decorate the nursery, and receive gifts from others, your child may be having doubts as to whether he wants a new sibling.

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  • Sometimes preparing siblings for a new baby means simply talking to your child and anticipating her doubts, anxieties, and questions can ease her concerns.

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  • That's when the doubts begin to cloud your mind and heart.

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  • Even if everything seems perfect, if you have a few lingering doubts about a childcare center, then keep looking!

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  • Now, the doubts are creeping in that your baby may not be getting all of the educational stimulation he or she really needs.

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  • If you still have doubts to either computer, talk to some sales associates at a PC or Apple store.

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  • If you have any doubts about the company, you can contact the Better Business Bureau or your state's Attorney General Office.

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  • Color me surprised: Though I had my doubts, I'm now more convinced than ever that there's something truly magnificent about this aptly named scent!

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  • If you have doubts about the safety of a particular item, simply complete your layout with a copy of the photo and file the original in an appropriate location.

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  • There shouldn't be any doubts regarding a friend, and the friendship should always be based on trust.

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  • But now I have doubts that he even liked me.

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  • One study conducted by a German professor put those doubts to rest as he showed that when athletes changed from 100 grams of animal protein a day to 50 grams of vegetable protein, their performance improved.

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  • Most people have serious doubts when actors (or dancers, in this case) make an attempt to cross over to another form of entertainment.

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  • All the doubts can now be laid to rest as her self titled album made its mark on Billboard's Top Country charts, landing in the much coveted Number One spot.

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  • Many have stated that one of the most annoying participants in Celebrity Apprentice is "…amazing" when he's sober, though most of the rest of the world has its doubts.

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  • Always make sure you're ordering the correct edition, and ask questions of the seller if you have any doubts.

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  • If you have any doubts whatsoever about a program, talk with admissions personnel and ask for current or past students' contact information so that you can discuss their experiences with the program and ask questions about what to expect.

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  • Perhaps these questions and answers will remove any lingering doubts you may have about your own possibly pregnant dog's condition.

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  • The following points might help you answer this question and eliminate some of the doubts you have about the food you are giving your pet.

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  • For the most part, shareholders breathed a sigh of relief upon Nardelli's departure, but many have doubts that incoming CEO Frank Blake has what it takes to run such a large a retail business.

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  • If you have any doubts, most faucet manufacturers have websites that will help you through an install as well as customer support to help resolve issues.

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  • This means that there should be no doubts on your end about whether or not he is suitable for the job.

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  • If you have any doubts about what to wear, you should call ahead and inquire about a dress code or look at the restaurant's website, if they have one, such as the Flagstaff House Restaurant.

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  • If you have any doubts about what to wear when, ask fashion-savvy friends, girlfriends, wives, partners or consult with menswear experts.

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  • This is where organic food labeling helps inform the consumer and alleviate some of the doubts regarding the sources of foods in their diet.

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  • PT: Although the popularity of special effect contacts is increasing, there will always be doubts about one essential question: "How many times will I be able to use them?"

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  • Writing down your treatment the first time will help alleviate any doubts on how you should treat the character with any future meetings.

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  • If you are having any doubts, now might be the time to find a local program and take one or two courses to make sure this is really what trips your trigger.

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  • If you have any doubts, it is a good idea to have your lawyer look over the contract just to be sure of what you are agreeing to.

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  • Genetic testing is available to address their doubts.

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  • Parents who may not have experienced therapeutic massage themselves or who have doubts about its effectiveness may be interested in the results of research studies, particularly those conducted on groups of children.

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  • But, the fact is that despite the criticisms and doubts of others, families who have chosen to home school their children have certainly shown themselves more than capable of holding their own in the Public School Vs Homeschooling debate.

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  • It's not unusual to have doubts about your career choice.

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  • Don't waste your time on a calculator that you have any doubts about - while you might get what you pay for, there are still levels of "free."

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  • If you have doubts about the accuracy of your home pregnancy test, reread the instructions and try to take another test.

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  • If you have any doubts as to the condition, contact the site owner.

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  • Two days before the wedding he tells me he has doubts and that people get married for convenience reasons.

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  • I do love him but I have so many doubts.

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  • If these are any doubts, get things straightened out ahead of time.

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  • If you have doubts, however, a search for the company's name on any major writer's forum will likely turn up the information you need.

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  • The result is a bag that's sure to appeal to everyone - even those who have their doubts about carrying straw bags.

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  • So, they hold their confusion, doubts, and fear within themselves, putting on a brave and almost serene front for their parents.

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  • Selene later saw Lucian was alive, confirming her doubts about Kraven's abilities as a Death Dealer as well as his loyalties.

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  • Ghost stories have been around for a very long time, but nothing removes nagging doubts as to whether spirits really do exist like ghosts caught on camera.

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  • If you have doubts about the safety of a particular money saving tip, it's best to search for savings in another area.

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  • If the officer doubts your passport's validity, you could be questioned privately and even denied entrance to the country.

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  • While the world may never find an authoritative answer to the question of invention, no one doubts that all of these early radio alarm clocks sported trendy polished wooden cases that glimmered richly in the light.

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  • This documentation will aid you as you discuss your doubts and fears with a physician.

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  • If you have any doubts about this aspect of outsourcing, it's better to maintain an in-house sales staff who can have a better pulse on your business.

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  • Afterwards, he calls out anyone who doubts that he's actually creating the beat and singing the song at the same time.

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  • While not everyone has perfect grammar or web design skills, a site filled with spelling errors or broken code can create doubts about the professionalism of an operation.

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  • Consult your doctor if you have doubts about your condition.

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  • Domain registration is a simple and straightforward process, but this guide attempts to clear up any doubts or questions along the way.

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  • David Dean harbored serious doubts about leaving Lydia Larkin's apartment without either contacting the police or calling an ambulance—or maybe a lawyer.

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  • You sound like every cop and judge who doubts every battered and raped woman victim!

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  • Alex might have his doubts, but she didn't.

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  • Of course, he didn't know them, but their conversation right now indicated he harbored doubts.

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  • Pascal and other members of Port Royal openly expressed their doubts about the place allowed to God in the system; the adherents of Gassendi met it by resuscitating atoms; and the Aristotelians maintained their substantial forms as of old; the Jesuits argued against the arguments for the being of God, and against the theory of innate ideas; whilst Pierre Daniel Huet (1630-1721), bishop of Avranches, once a Cartesian himself, made a vigorous onslaught on the contempt in which his former comrades held literature and history, and enlarged on the vanity of all human aspirations after rational truth.

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  • Doubts, however, soon sprang up as to its effect upon the minds of Austrian statesmen, since on the 8th of November the language employed by Kllay and Count Andrssy to the Hungarian delegations on the subject of Irredentism was scarcely calculated to soothe Italian susceptibilities.

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  • It is interesting, however, to know, that in the first volume is a review by Gibbon of Lord Lyttelton's History of Henry II., and that the second volume contains a contribution by Hume on Walpole's Historic Doubts.

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  • In 1843 he brought forward a similar measure "to remove doubts respecting the admission of ministers to benefices."

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  • Though an alchemist, Boyle, in his Sceptical Chemist (1661), cast doubts on the " experiments whereby vulgar Spagyrists are wont to endeavour to evince their salt, sulphur and mercury to be the true principles of things," and advanced towards the conception of chemical elements as those constituents of matter which cannot be further decomposed.

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  • Sloth in Langland's poem couples him, as we have seen, with Randle, earl of Chester; and no one doubts this nobleman's existence because he had "rymes" made about him.

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  • When he entered the divinity school he was an orthodox Unitarian; when he left it, he entertained strong doubts about the infallibility of the Bible, the possibility of miracles, and the exclusive claims of Christianity and the Church.

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  • The Romans occupied the country for more than three hundred years, as is evidenced by various remains; `but James Grant (1822-1887), in Old and New Edinburgh, doubts whether they ever built on the castle rock.

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  • for no one doubts that some of the psalms date from after the Babylonian exile.

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  • Apart from the old controversy about Xenophanes's relations to philosophy, doubts have recently arisen about his theological position.

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  • There is no sign in the Homeric poems of the subordination of medicine to religion which is seen in ancient Egypt and India, nor are priests charged, as they were in those countries, with medical functions - all circumstances which throw grave doubts on the commonly received opinion that medicine derived its origin in all countries from religious observances.

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  • Another work was a commentary on Euclid (referred to by the Arabs as" the book of the resolution of doubts in Euclid ") from which quotations have survived in an-Nairizi's commentary.

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  • About this time, inspired by a heavenly voice (which he pretends to have heard in a dream), he abjured all the luxuries of life, and resolved upon a pilgrimage to the holy shrines of Mecca and Medina, hoping to find there the solution of all his religious doubts.

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  • mainly in the extreme assertion of the papal claims. "The emperor," he wrote, "doubts and denies that all men and all things are subject to the See of Rome.

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  • The gravest doubts, however, exist as to the authenticity of this story; Fernao Lopes, the Portuguese Froissart, who is the great authority fcr the details of the death of Inez, with some of the actors in which he was acquainted, says nothing of the ghastly ceremony, though he tells at length the tale of the funeral honours that the king bestowed upon his wife.

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  • Vienna considers the bases of the proposed treaty so unattainable that not even a continuity of most brilliant successes would secure them, and she doubts the means we have of gaining them.

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  • Neither gnarled fingers nor old scars nor old doubts and sorrows were any of them in evidence now.

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  • Often after collecting alms, and reckoning up twenty to thirty rubles received for the most part in promises from a dozen members, of whom half were as well able to pay as himself, Pierre remembered the masonic vow in which each Brother promised to devote all his belongings to his neighbor, and doubts on which he tried not to dwell arose in his soul.

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  • But a complex and difficult process of internal development was taking place all this time in Pierre's soul, revealing much to him and causing him many spiritual doubts and joys.

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  • I could not be eloquent, nor could I frankly mention my doubts to the Brothers and to the Grand Master.

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  • After long hesitations, doubts, and prayers, Princess Mary gave the letter to her father.

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  • Once, when he had touched on this topic with his mother, he discovered, to his surprise and somewhat to his satisfaction, that in the depth of her soul she too had doubts about this marriage.

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  • But Princess Mary experienced a painful rather than a joyful feeling--her mental tranquillity was destroyed, and desires, doubts, self-reproach, and hopes reawoke.

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