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  • Doughty states that in 1876 rain to wet the ground had not fallen for three years at Medain Salih; in that year showers fell on the 29th of December and on two days in January and again in March.

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  • Doughty preached in Virginia and Maryland in 1650-1659, and was the father of British Presbyterianism in the Middle Colonies.

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  • Rumma converge in lower Kasim, and at Aneza Doughty says its bed is 3 m.

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  • The first five books, which cover the same ground as the Aethiopis of Arctinus of Miletus, describe the doughty deeds and deaths of Penthesileia the Amazon, of Memnon, son of the Morning, and of Achilles; the funeral games in honour of Achilles, the contest for the arms of Achilles and the death of Ajax.

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  • From very early times story-tellers and singers found their subjects in the doughty deeds of the tribe on its forays, and sometimes in contests with foreign powers and in the impression produced by the wealth and might of the sovereigns of Persia and Constantinople: The appearance of the Prophet with the great changes that ensued, the conquests that made the Arabs lords of half the civilized world, supplied a vast store of new matter for relations which men were never weary of hearing and recounting.

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  • Charles Doughty and Wilfrid S.

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  • Palgrave, Central and Eastern Arabia (aondon, 1865); C. Doughty, Arabia Deserta (Cambridge, 1888), and an abridgment, containing mainly the personal narrative, under the title of Wanderings in Arabia (aondon, 1908); a.

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  • In particular he showed himself a doughty opponent to Henry I.

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  • This alphabet, which is probably the parent of the South-Indian character, is undoubtedly derived from the so-called Phoenician alphabet, the connecting link being the forms of the Sala inscriptions and of the Thamudaean inscriptions found by Doughty and Euting.

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  • They were first discovered by Charles Doughty in 1876-1877, who was followed between 1880 and 1884 by Huber and Euting, to whom a complete collection of these records is due.

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  • Hermann, however, was not very successful, and when Henry returned to Ger~many in 1084 he found that his most doughty opponent, Otto of Nordheim, was dead, and that the anti-king had few friends outside Saxony.

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  • Charles Doughty, the next Englishman to visit northern Arabia, though he covered little new ground, saw more of the desert life, and has described it more minutely and Doughty.

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  • Doughty adds that the Nejd highlands between Kasim and Mecca are watered yearly by seasonable rains, which at Taif are expected about the end of August and last commonly from four to six weeks.

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  • Respecting Arabia, see Doughty, Arabia deserta, i.

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  • Lydgate's most doughty and learned apologist is Dr Schick, whose preface to the Temple of Glass embodies practically all that is known or conjectured concerning this author, including the chronological order of his works.

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  • Doughty (London, 1887); On Dutch Waterways, by G.

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  • Doughty, Arabia Deserta, ii.

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  • In New York City, Francis Doughty preached to Puritan Presbyterians in 1643; in 1650 he was succeeded by Richard Denton (1586-1662).

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  • The labours of Charles Doughty and Arabia.

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  • Palgrave, C. Doughty, W.

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  • Francis Doughty, an English Baptist, who had spent some time in Rhode Island, laboured in this region in 1656 and baptized a number of converts.

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  • His grandfather, Thomas Swift, vicar of Goodrich near Ross, appears to have been a doughty member of the church militant, who lost his possessions by taking the losing side in the Civil War and died in 1658 before the restoration could bring him redress.

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  • doughty defender of mom's apple pie.

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  • doughty campaigners as those who have spoken in the debate so far.

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  • The di-iodide and tri-iodide are formed similarly; the first is deposited as orange-coloured prisms which melt at 110° to a red liquid (see Doughty, Jour.

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  • of Canaan) stood in awe of the demons (Jinn) of the desert, just as the Arabs at the present day described in Doughty's Arabia deserta.

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  • The narrative of the last named forms a valuable supplement to that published by the Blunts, and together with Doughty's, furnishes as complete a picture as could be wished for of the social and political life of J.

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  • From Hail Huber followed nearly in Doughty's track to Aneza and thence across central Nejd to Mecca and Jidda, where he despatched his notes and copies of inscriptions.

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  • The road is a mere camel track across the desert, the chief places passed are Ma`an on the Syrian border, a station on the old Sabaean trade route to Petra, and Medain Salih, the site of the rock-cut tombs and inscriptions first brought to notice by Doughty.

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  • pp. 21-96 (1852); Doughty's Arabia Deserta; W.

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  • Much Scholarship And Research Have Been Devoted To Local And Special Historical Subjects, A Notable Example Of Which Is Arthur; Doughty'S Exhaustive Work On The Siege Of Quebec. J.

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  • ARTHUR CAYLEY (1821-1895), English mathematician, was born at Richmond, in Surrey, on the 16th of August 1821, the second son of Henry Cayley, a Russian merchant, and Maria Antonia Doughty.

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  • The doughty men who were to do the job were crowded around a glowing brazier which Dad had thoughtfully lit for them.

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  • doughty fighter on behalf of small firms.

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  • doughty evolution champion and prolific essayist Stephen Jay Gould.

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  • doughty warrior and found a deep joy in battle.

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  • doughty deeds, her mighty fame - Come let the chorus pass.

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  • Quotes and a Farewell It is with sadness 80 notes the passing of doughty evolution champion and prolific essayist Stephen Jay Gould.

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  • He lives in lodgings on Doughty Street and has a formidable landlady.

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  • Proc. R.G.S., 1885; Samuel Beal, Buddhist Records of the Western World (Boston, 1885); Charles Doughty, Travels in Northern Arabia (Cambridge, 1886); Travels in Arabia Deserta (Cambridge, 1888); Venukoff, " Explorations," vol.

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  • Doughty (Arabia Deserta, vol.

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  • Even though the opposition found so doughty a champion as the elder Cato (censor in 184), it was ultimately of no avail.

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