On the great day of atonement the high priest appears in a vicarious and representative capacity, and offers on behalf of the whole nation which he was considered to embody in his sacred person.
It would be well-nigh impossible to exaggerate the services rendered to the ancient British tongue, and consequently to the national spirit of Wales, by these Elizabethan and Jacobean translations, issued in 1567, 1588 and 1620, which were able definitely to fix the standard of classical Welsh, and to embody the contending dialects of Gwynedd, Dyfed and Gwent for all time in one literary storehouse.
They embody for the time being a vague consciousness of the divine, which is concentrated for some single act into an outward object, like a warrior's spear or the thunderbolt, 2 or the last sheaf of corn into which the Corn-Mother has been driven.
The concessions to Nominalism which such views embody make them representative of what Haureau calls " the Peripatetic section of the Realistic school."
It was an ideal that failed to embody itself and justify itself by its fruits.
To a certain extent these works embody the more important discoveries of their author.
The Code did not merely embody contemporary custom or conserve ancient law.
Fleeting matter to their mind was not worthy to embody or reflect heavenly supersensuous energies denoted by the names of Christ and the saints.
His poems, which embody the national genius, have passed into the very life of the people; particularly is he happy in the pieces descriptive of rural life.
Accordingly Plato conceived of them as forming a system and finding their reality in the degree in which they embody the one all-embracing idea and conceived of not under the form of an efficient but of a final cause, an inner principle of action or tendency in things to realize the fullness of their own nature which in the last resort was identical with the nature of the whole.
The cosmological argument points to nature-pantheism, with the religions - especially those of India - which embody that attitude of mind.
The ruins, beautifully placed on the bank of the river, embody a cruciform church, transitional Norman in style, and exhibiting the carving of the period in its highest development.
that embody our judgments of approval and disapproval; the philosophic treatment of these conceptions falls to Aesthetic.
" Plainly, it is one of that series of writings, claiming to embody the fundamental rules of the Church, which culminates in the Apostolical Constitutions.
Z will be the archetype of all our existing MSS., and we may embody our results in a pedigree of manuscripts or stemma codicum as follows: A 13 C D If we have done our work properly, the texts that we arrive at for X and for Y will be freer from error than the texts of the separate members of the families B, C and D, and E, F, G respectively, and that of Z freer from error than that authenticated by any existing MS.
These recommendations embody the principle upon which the management of the state forests is based.
It is inconceivable that, to a man with his type of mind and his extraordinary experience, the practical sagacity, farsightedness and aggressive courage of the Federalists should not have seemed to embody the best political wisdom, however little he may have been disposed to ally himself with any party group or subscribe to any comprehensive creed.
All these works are emphatically of "dark-age" character; very seldom do they suggest the true forms of countries, seas, rivers or mountains, but they embody some useful information as to early medieval conditions and history.
Its primary purpose was to embody in statutory form the commonlaw principle of equal treatment under like circumstances, and to provide machinery for enforcement.
A considerable amount of earlier history and literature has been lost, and it is probable that the traditions of the origins of the composite Israelites, as they are now preserved, embody evidence belonging to the nearer events of the 8th-6th centuries.
Coleridge was anxious to embody a dream of a friend, and the suggestion of the shooting of the albatross came from Wordsworth, who gained the idea from Shelvocke's Voyage (1726).
This he now endeavoured to embody in Der fliegende Hollander, for which he designed a libretto quite independent of any other treatment of the legend.
This narrative of the Baptist's birth seems to embody some very primitive features, Hebraic and Palestinian in character, and possibly at one time independent of the Christian tradition.
It was thus comparatively easy to show how the individual could learn to apprehend and embody the moral law in his own conduct.
One can already discern a movement in various quarters towards a recognition of impersonal theism, and towards fixing the teaching of the philosophical schools upon some definitely authorized system of faith and morals, which may satisfy a rising ethical standard, and may thus permanently embody that tendency to substitute spiritual devotion for external forms and caste rules which is the characteristic of the sects that have from time to time dissented from orthodox Brahminism."
The object of the writer is to embody in St Paul the model ideal of the popular Christianity of the 2nd century.
It broke down, as it always will break down in practice, whenever the difference of belief is so strongly felt as to seek earnestly to embody itself in diversity of outward practice.
Frequently they embody materials which would otherwise have perished, but their transcription is, marred by an amount of conscious or unconscious falsification which seriously impairs their value.
The High Priest at such a moment seemed to embody all the glory of the nation, as the kings had done of old, and when the time came to strike a successful blow for freedom it was a priestly house that led the nation to the victory which united in one person the functions of High Priest and prince.
One branch seeks to determine the scope, purpose and character of the various books of the Old Testament, the times in and conditions under which they were written, whether they are severally the work of a single author or of several, whether they embody earlier sources and, if so, the character of these, and the conditions under which they have reached us, whether altered and, if altered, how; this is Literary Criticism.
None of these maps was graduated, which is all the Mediterranean they embody materials available even in the days before Ptolemy, while the correct delineation of the west seems to be of a later date, and may have been due to Catalan seamen.
In its original form the poem was the dramatization of a specific and individualized story; in the years of Goethe's friendship with Schiller it was extended to embody the higher strivings of r8th-century humanism; ultimately, as we shall see, it became, in the second part, a vast allegory of human life and activity.
writings of Spencer embody the spirit of Descartes in the knowledge of our own day, and may be regarded as the Principes de la philosophic of the 19th century; while, whatever hesitation may not unfrequently be felt by less daring minds in following Haeckel in many of his speculations, his attempt to systematize the doctrine of evolution and to exhibit its influence as the central thought of modern biology, cannot fail to have a far-reaching influence on the progress of science.
Having set out to embody the mysteries of faith in human language, it had fallen a victim to the excellence of its own methods; language proved too strong for mystery.
Such was Gregory the Great's teaching, and such also is the purport of the Caroline books, which embody the conclusions arrived at by the bishops of Germany, Gaul arid Aquitaine, presided over by papal legates at the council of Frankfort in 794, and incidentally also reveal the hatred and contempt of Charlemagne for the Byzantine empire as an institution, and for Irene, its ruler, as a person.
And, though he cannot unroll before us the page of heroic action with the power and majesty of Homer, yet by the sympathy with which he realizes the idea of Rome, and by the power with which he has used the details of tradition, of local scenes, of religious usage, to embody it, he has built up in the form of an epic poem the most enduring and the most artistically constructed monument of national grandeur.
Consequently, it would appear that these extremely elevated and richly developed narratives of Jacob-Israel embody, among a number of other features, a recollection of two distinct traditions of migration which became fused among the Israelites.
Actual modes of expression are shown to embody distinctions which average intelligence can easily recognize and will readily acknowledge, though they may tend by progressive rectification fundamentally to modify the assumption natural to the level of thought from which he begins.
It was left for the Poussins and Claude Lorraine in the next century, acting under mingled Italian and Flemish influences, to embody the still active spirit of the classical revival.
In March 1179 Alexander held the third Lateran synod, a brilliant assemblage, reckoned by the Roman church as the eleventh oecumenical council; its acts embody several of the pope's proposals for the betterment of the condition of the church, among them the present law requiring that no one may be elected pope without the votes of two-thirds of the cardinals.
In fact, broadly speaking, the Sadducees for the period during which they are reported to exist, represent and embody the tendency to conformity with neighbouring Gentiles, which is deplored and denounced by Jewish writers from Moses to Philo.
It may be supposed that these crude fancies embody a dim recognition of the physical forces and objects personified under the forms of deities, and a rude attempt to account for their genesis as a natural process.
as a whole), which, taken together, embody the views, programme and policy of the party, and constitute what is called its platform for the ensuing election.
embody a presumption in favor of development?
Amos and his successors accepted the old ideal of prophecy if they disowned the class which pretended to embody it.
By practicing together, the performers master a common " code " and thus embody a sense of the company's esthetic borders.
One of the achievements of our spiritual forebears was to embody love.
potentialityuman; both are endowed with potentialities of intelligence and embody the virtues of humanity.
Four years later she endeavoured to embody in a legislative form the principles of enlightenment which she had imbibed from the study of the French philosophers.
In addition to empirical and molecular formulae, chemists are in the habit of employing various kinds of rational formulae, called structural, constitutional or graphic formulae, &c., which not only express the molecular composition of the compounds to which they apply, but also embody certain assumptions as to the manner in which the constituent atoms are arranged, and convey more or less information with regard to the nature of the compound itself, viz.
His discoveries had made him famous all over Italy, and he was earnestly solicited to publish his methods; but he abstained from doing so, saying that he intended to embody them in a treatise on algebra which he was preparing.
Jerusalem and therefore that his teaching must be open to the checks and tests of that orthodox primitive standard which they themselves claimed to embody.
Matter was not worthy to embody or reflect spiritual entities denoted by the names of Christ and the saints.
embody the spirit of a man on the verge of a great change with ease.
embody what we want to communicate?
The work guides us to fully embody the experience of emotional territory by giving expression to our awareness through rooted movement.
embody exactly that: a oneness, a concluded peace.
embody and more, personal trust is being transferred to expert systems embodied in institutions or professions.
embody, embodied in a new machine, soon allowed decoding of the Luftwaffe signals.
But they will also differ in the extent to which their insolvency laws embody a universal or territorial approach to cross-border insolvencies.
In place there will be a workers ' militia that will embody the right of everyone to bear arms.
Potter is a good guy, but he's not perfect, nor does he try to embody perfections of any kind.
In practice does the land-use planning system still embody a presumption in favor of development?
He manages to embody the spirit of a man on the verge of a great change with ease.
It was divided into twenty books, - of which the first nine remain entire, the tenth and eleventh are nearly complete, and the remaining books exist in fragments in the excerpts of Constantine Porphyrogenitus and an epitome discovered by Angelo Mai in a Milan MS. The first three books of Appian, and Plutarch's Life of Camillus also embody much of Dionysius.
Die natiirliche Tochter (1803), in which he began to embody his ideas of the Revolution on a wide canvas, proved impossible on the stage, and the remaining dramas, which were to have formed a trilogy, were never written.
Thus, the problem of the origin or antiquity of the unwritten Oral Law, a living and fluid thing, lies outside the scope of criticism; of greater utility is the study of the particular forms the laws have taken in the written sources which from time to time embody the ever-changing legacy of the past.
Life coaching can give you a very different outlook on how to embody the freedom that is yours for the taking.
You can create a room filled with Christian décor that will continue to embody your own spiritual values.
If you need a little inspiration to get you started, check out these celebrities that embody the fresh skin look.
Whether you choose to embody the dress or the cosmetics, you can feel pretty secure in knowing that it's going to look great!
Exotic, sexy and typically very long lasting, spicy scents embody regality and warmth.
Embody those traits when you wear your key pieces, and you will look great out there.
The prom is all about celebration, so embody that spirit when you ask someone to go with you.
These are the characteristics your teen skirt should embody.
Pac Sun stores embody the style and flair of California 's skating and surfing cultures, as well as the style trends if teenagers and young adults today.
The term "emo" is taken from the word "emotional", and teens who subscribe to this look often want to embody an aura of rebellion and turn from the traditional, preppy look their counterparts may prefer.
While many cruise destinations do embody these images, there a dozens of possible itineraries that lead to any number of amazing ports of call.
While you might be able to find quite a few pieces of costume jewelry that embody the 1920s, the 1928 Boutique Collection is touted as a higher standard of costume jewelry.
In fact, this brand of designer eyewear, and the entire Lily Pulitzer product line, seems to embody the very best about summer fashion.
Illions Carousel: Built in 1909, this classic carousel has hand-carved horses and carriages that embody the beauty and elegance of nostalgic amusement rides.
While certain styles may dominate this seemingly brooding generation, it is also true that no particular style need be favored in order to best embody that which is considered emo.
From the music they made and listened to, to their dress and wild hair, these classic punk hair styles embody the very essence of the punk scene.
It's classic and timeless; a look many may want to embody on such a special, classically romantic day.
See examples of painted pregnant stomachs at Embody and Belly Painting for Expectant Mothers.
Cute and sexy, these suits embody the sweetness of the girl-next-door, but still invite your inner vixen to come out and play.
This way, you can embody Megan's style without breaking the bank.
These trunks embody the best of Marc Jacobs with their cool clean look and beach-friendly, laid-back style.
When dealing with a fashion design team like Parke & Ronen who effortlessly embody tailored elegance, it's not surprising to find their mens bathing suits as fashionably detailed as the rest of the clothing line.
You will love how this simple white swimsuit, with gold link details, seems to embody haute couture.
Even if you end up choosing a swimsuit that is radically different from the suits that Salma Hayek tends to wear, you can still embody this star's style.
Innate confidence is the key, and you can embody that as well.
Embody the "girl-next-door" vibe and you've got the gist of it.
These models tend to embody that girl next door look; you won't find any waifs here!
Kenneth Cole swimsuits embody the panache and distinctive style you've come to expect from the designer giant.
Kenneth Cole is well-known for his great eye for detail and affordable, yet fashionable, line of clothing and accessories, and Kenneth Cole swimsuits embody much of the designer's flair.
Socialites, actresses and heiresses embody the typical Chanel customer, but even a working woman can afford the high price tag if she saves her money well, especially among the more readily available ready-to-wear lines.
For many people, glass Christmas ornaments embody the warmth, mystery, and cheerfulness of this holiday.
While any ring can serve as a promise ring, most rings that embody that type of commitment share certain physical characteristics that make them exceptionally beautiful.
Swiss Army backpacks are the latest products from the company to embody that legendary craftsmanship.
He finds himself attracted to women who embody very Sagittarian qualities.
Cancer natives feel this change very personally because each sign has a distinctive set of characteristics, and Cancer may embody those inherent traits from day to day.
Manik is a spiritual day sign that tends to embody a peace-loving yet strong stature.
Cibs, or owls, embody the wisdom of the past and typically have unusual psychic abilities.
Recognizing which of the four basic styles you and your spouse embody may help you become more effective parents.
Use the wider expanse of skin to spell out a message or embody a character trait.
Twins, those who enjoy Roman myths and stories, those who love the stars and constellations and the stories behind them or anyone who feels they embody the traits of the Gemini should feel welcome to sport this tattoo.
As a teacher, the most healing thing we can do is embody self-acceptance, not perfectionism.
Philosophy: Lifestyle is important to yoga, and yoga teachers should understand and embody the yoga lifestyle and philosophy both inside and outside the yoga classroom.
Pin-up girls embody perfection and are meant to be looked at.
Sheer lace bras embody the best that lingerie has to offer.
The ideal DDD sports bra should embody both of these components.
The experience for the ears is further enhanced by a haunting score that never fails to embody the emotion of the scene in which it plays, but never outshines the the performance of the actors on screen.
Choosing songs that embody the essence of your business is a cost effective form of advertising.
It will be perceived that an objective attitude to the subjective writings must be adopted, the starting-point is the writings themselves and not individual preconceptions of the authentic history which they embody.
Miguel united every reactionary element throughout the kingdom in a last unsuccessful stand against constitutional government; (b) From 1834 to 1853 the main problem for Portuguese statesmen was whether the constitution, now accepted as inevitable, should embody the radical ideas of 1822 or the moderate ideas of 1826; (c) From 1853 to 1889 there was a period of transition marked by the rise of three new parties - Progressive, Regenerator, Republican; (d) From 1889 to 1908 the Progressives and Regenerators monopolized the control of public affairs, but the strength of Republicanism was not to be gauged by its representation in the cortes.
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