This voyage was eminently successful.
So eminently respectable a person as John Evelyn thought no harm in bowling for stakes, and once played at the Durdans, near Epsom, for £io, winning match and money, as he triumphantly notes in his Diary for the 14th of August 1657.
But Butler - for reasons satisfactory to himself, and eminently characteristic of the man; he hoped to conciliate his age!
All the existing members of the group are eminently adapted for a terrestrial life, and in the main for a vegetable diet.
To the latter the material temple is no more than a detail in the picture of a work of restoration eminently ideal and spiritual, and he expressly warns his hearers against attaching intrinsic importance to it (Isa.
The duchy of Aquitaine required a strong ruler, and the union with Anjou was eminently desirable.
Both by character and education they were eminently fitted for the task, and all the circumstances were in their favour.
Most of these proposals are eminently sensible, without knowing the cost of some of them.
The Logic, an eminently practical work, written from the point of view of Locke, is in five parts, dealing with (1) the nature of the human mind, its faculties and operations; (2) ideas and their kinds; (3) the true and the false, and the various degrees of knowledge; (4) reasoning and argumentation; (5) method and the ordering of our thoughts.
Practically the whole of the territory between the 145° meridian and the Great Dividing Range, as well as extensive tracts in the south and west, are a natural sheep pasture with climatic conditions and indigenous vegetation pre - eminently adapted for the growth of wool of the highest quality.
In his many battles he was always victorious, his strategy eminently successful, his organizing and administrative power exceptionally great, his practical resource unlimited, his soldiers most courageous; but he never had an army fully complete in its departments and warlike equipment.
When he was about twenty years of age he became a commercial traveller, and soon became eminently successful in his calling.
If Japan was eminently fortunate in the men who directed her political career at that time, she was equally favored in those that presided over her literary culture.
At first eminently successful, he drove the Austrians across the Danube, recapturing Nish, Vidin, Semendria and Belgrade; repulses were also inflicted on the Venetians and the Russians.
Eminently first is a species of nightingale (uguisu), which, though smaller than,its congener of the West, is gifted with exquisitely modulated flute-like notes of considerable range.
Will (Ber., 1908, 7, p. 407), who obtained two isomeric dinitroglycerins, one of which is eminently crystallizable and the other fluid.
The surroundings of Elberfeld are attractive, and public grounds and walks have been recently opened on the hills around with results eminently beneficial to the health of the population.
Artificial shading, first by laths, and later by cheesecloth, both supported on posts, was then resorted to with eminently satisfactory results.
History has been eminently careful to preserve the names and records of the men who chiselled sword furniture.
For that work the Augustan age, as the end of one great cycle of events and the beginning of another, was eminently suited, and a writer who, by his gifts of imagination and sympathy, was perhaps better fitted than any other man of antiquity for the task, and who through the whole of this period lived a life of literary leisure, was found to do justice to the subject.
Although he lacked oratorical fluency, his short speeches, like his writings, were forceful; his plain dress and unassuming ways helped to make him extremely popular with the common people, in whom he had much greater faith than his cousin John had; and, above all, he was an eminently successful manager of men.
In this expedition he proved eminently successful, driving the Spaniards from post to post, until arriving at the confines of Venezuela he boldly determined to enter that province and try conclusions with General Monteverde himself.
Geoffrey the Handsome, with his indefatigable energy, was eminently fitted to suppress the coalitions of his vassals, the most formidable of which was formed in 1129.
Amiot was eminently fitted to make good use of the advantages which his situation afforded, and his works did more than had ever been done before to make known to the Western world the thought and life of the Far East.
In the same year he had been an unsuccessful candidate for the professorship of the practice of physic, but subsequently an arrangement was made between him and John Gregory, who had gained the appointment, by which they agreed to deliver alternate courses on the theory and practice of physic. This arrangement proved eminently satisfactory, but it was brought to a close by the sudden death of Gregory in 1773.
His clearness of statement and power of imparting interest to the most abstruse topics were the conspicuous features of his teaching, and in his various capacities as a scientific lecturer, a physiologist, and a practical physician, he was ever surrounded with large and increasing classes of intelligent pupils, to whom his eminently suggestive mode of instruction was specially attractive.
The reason of the misapprehension of him which is current is due very mainly to the fact that he was eminently a humorist.
Eminently truthful, he could not understand that some verbal insincerities are necessary to social life.
Eminently practical, Sigismund recognized that the first need of Poland was a standing army.
His much-decried alliance with the emperor at the outbreak of the Thirty Years' War was eminently sagacious.
He was therefore eminently fitted for the command of the fortress.
But he was eminently a safe man, not an original thinker, but a counsellor of unrivalled wisdom.
Administrative indifference to the eminently useful officials forming the service has led, in many cases, to diminishing instead of increasing their number and their salaries, but it is obvious that the extension of their duties and a corresponding raising of their status would be much more in accordance with the national interest.
If his policy miscarried in several quarters it was eminently successful in others; and if we consider the sum of his efforts to achieve the.
In full consciousness of his high-priestly dignity he set his face against these and all similar attempts; and his zeal and firmness in defending the authority and rights of the Holy See against the attacks of the conciliar and national parties within the Church deserve double recognition, in view of the eminently difficult circumstances of that period.
These utterances are eminently characteristic. They show how far Bismarck was (even at the close of 1870) from comprehending the traditional policy of the papacy towards Germany and German interests, and how little he conceived it possible to employ the relations between the future empire and the Vatican as a point of departure for a successful and consistent ecclesiastical policy.
Leaf-mould is eminently suited for the growth of many freegrowing plants, especially when it has been mixed with stable manure and has been subjected to fermentation for the formation of hot beds.
There is no other fur that is so thick, and it is eminently suitable for sleighing rugs, for which purpose it is highly prized in Canada.
The policy of De Witt after the peace of 1654 was eminently successful.
Hence the extended surface of the leaf exposing a large area to light and air is eminently adapted for the carrying out of the process of photo-synthesis and transpiration.
After the fall of Numantia, and still more after the death of Sertorius (72 B.C.), the Celtiberians became gradually romanized, and town life grew up among their valleys; Clunia, for instance, became a Roman municipality, and ruins of its walls, gates and theatre testify to its civilization; while Bilbilis (Bambola), another municipality, was the birthplace of the eminently Roman poet Martial.
In bedwork irrigation, which is eminently applicable to level ground, the ground is thrown into beds or ridges.
The remarks on life and on human nature are eminently shrewd and profound.
Frances Burney, whom the old man had cherished with fatherly kindness, stood weeping at the door; while Langton, whose piety eminently qualified him to be an adviser and comforter at such a,time, received the last pressure of his friend's hand within.
In this, as in other things, he was eminently clear-sighted and practical.
The physiology of this group of "states" is, as regards the real understanding of their production, eminently vague (see also Hypnotism).
Here it projects in irregular bastions and buttresses, there retires into deep recesses and tunnels, but shows everywhere a ruggedness of aspect eminently characteristic. In striking contrast to these precipices are those of the Cambrian red sandstone a few miles to the east.
To the last, judging by the specimens of Scandinavian boats which have come down to us, they must have been not very seaworthy; they were shallow, narrow in the beam, pointed at both ends, and so eminently suitable for manoeuvring (with oars) in creeks and bays.
If his campaigns were not always so wisely and prudently planned as those of some of his predecessors, they were in the main eminently fortunate, and resulted in adding to his dominions Belgrade, Budapest, Temesvar, Rhodes, Tabriz, Bagdad, Nakshivan and Rivan, Aden and Algiers, and in his days Turkey attained the culminating point of her glory.
In this he was eminently successful.
Though he cannot be said to have been eminently fitted for the task that devolved upon him in such a crisis, most of the criticism of his 2 The first law of its kind in Christendom, although not the earliest practice of such liberty in America.
His conciliatory policy produced a mild schism in his own party, but proved eminently wise, and the state elections of 1801 fulfilled his prophecy of 1791 that the policy of the Federalists would leave them" all head and no body."In 1804 he was re-elected by 162 out of 176 votes.
The peculiar form of the tube is eminently suited for rigid preservation of the relative parallelism of the axes of the two telescopes, so that,;i the image of a certain selected star is retained on the intersection of two wires of the micrometer, by means of the driving clock, aided by small corrections given by the observer in right ascension and declination (required on account of irregularity in the clock movement, error in astronomical adjustment of the polar axis, or changes in the star's apparent place produced by refraction), the image of a star will continue on the same spot of the photographic film during the whole time of exposure.
The new constabulary has been eminently successful in maintaining law and order.
It is eminently characteristic of his methods that, just at the same time as he was turning loose dragoons on his Protestant subjects after the revocation of the edict of Nantes (1685), he was employing other dragoons to invade the papal territory at Avignon, to punish Innocent XI.
Here, as in Lombardy, a feeling for serene beauty derived from study of the antique has not interrupted the evolution of a style indigenous to France and eminently characteristic of the French temperament.
But they are eminently sincere, and they have the great merit of illustrating the local aspects of landscape and temperament and manners.
On account of his eminently conservative attitude on all questions concerning slavery, General Cass has been accused of pandering to the southern Democrats in order to further his political aspirations.
The difficulty of ascertaining the true line of the watershed had been very great, but the result was eminently successful.
The employment of electricity, in long continued and intractable forms of neuralgia, proves in many instances eminently serviceable.
Milner's own object in assenting to the introduction of the Chinese was - besides aiding to put the gold mining industry on a more stable basis - to obtain revenue for the great task he had on hand, " the restarting of the colonies on a higher plane of civilization than they had ever previously attained "; and in respect of the working of the mines and consequently in providing revenue the introduction of the Chinese proved eminently successful; but in February 1906 the Campbell-Bannerman administration felt it incumbent to announce that no ordinance imposing " servile conditions " would be sanctioned.
In Kashmir the plane and Lombardy poplar flourish, though hardly seen farther east, the cherry is cultivated in orchards, and the vegetation presents an eminently European cast.
All through this century Portuguese dramatists, who aspired to be heard, wrote, like Jacintho Cordeiro and Mattos Fragoso, in Castilian, though a brilliant exception appeared in the person of Francisco Manoel de Mello (q.v.), whose witty Auto do fidalgo aprendiz in redondilhas is eminently national in language, subject and treatment.
His poetry like that of his fellow emigre, the austere Herculano, is eminently sincere and natural, but while his short lyrics are personal in subject and his longer poems historical, the verse of Herculano is generally subjective and the motives religious or patriotic. The movement not only lost much of its virility and genuineness, but became ultra-Romantic with A.
Systems have also been brought forward based on the formation of arthrospores and endospores, but as explained above this is eminently unsatisfactory, as arthrospores are not true spores and both kinds of reproductive bodies are found in one and the same form.
Catiline, by his bravery, his military talents, his vigorous resolution, and his wonderful power over men, was eminently qualified as a revolutionary leader.
of Constantinople and his Synod, which was eminently learned, dignified and charitable.
His style of eloquence was direct and brilliant, but eminently self-controlled.
At the most it only presupposes a comparison with other versions, equally second-hand, but either less generally accepted or less in harmony with his own views of the situation; and in many cases the reasons he gives for his preference of one account over another are eminently unscientific. Livy's history, then, rests on no foundation of original research or even of careful verification.
Eminently religious, and orthodox in his convictions, he did not seek to substitute a pagan for the Christian ideal.
In this effort to realize his truest self Petrarch was eminently successful.
His treatises, orations, and familiar letters, though remarkable for a prose style which is eminently characteristic of the man, are not distinguished by purity of diction.
In the face of railway competition, several of the canals maintain a fair traffic in coal, for which they are eminently suitable - the system of the Birmingham navigation, the Aire and Calder navigation of Yorkshire, and the Leeds and Liverpool navigation have the largest.
This effort made under the direction of the Bureau of Education has been eminently successful, and in the future the reindeer seems certain to contribute very greatly to the food, clothing, means of shelter and miscellaneous industries of the natives; and not less to the solution of the problems of communication and transportation throughout the interior.
They are eminently dry-country plants (xerophytes); the narrow leaves are protected from loss of water by a thick cuticle, and have a well-developed sheath which embraces the stem and forms, with the sheaths of the other leaves of the rosette, a basin in which water collects, with fragments of rotting leaves and the like.
In 1865 he was appointed professor of geology and palaeontology in the Berlin University, where he was eminently successful as a teacher; and when the Prussian Geological Survey was instituted in 1873 he was appointed co-director with Wilhelm Hauchecorne (1828-1900).
Indeed, as a professor, Longfellow was eminently successful.
Easily and delightfully written, and on the whole eminently sane and moderate, these volumes form a brilliant piece of narrative from a Liberal standpoint.
All Elstow talked of him as an eminently pious youth.
plan, known as "sink-hole drainage," by bringing into play the natural drainage furnished by porous strata, is often eminently successful.
The result of Pompey's operations was eminently satisfactory.
It was eminently a doctrine of comprehension and of toleration.
An eminently safe and scholarly archbishop was found in Matthew Parker, who had not made himself notorious by resistance to authority even under Mary.
As ~OlC,S a man of business when men of business were few in the House of Commons, he was eminently fit to manage the affairs of the country.
He was distinguished for his mathematical knowledge, and became eminently successful as a private tutor, many of his pupils attaining high distinction.
A provision eminently wise for the age of Pericles easily became a mischief when the once honourable name of "demagogue" began to mean a flatterer of the mob.
While the climate of the north and south, especially the south, is eminently healthy, and even the intensely heated Sahara is salubrious by reason of its dryness, the tropical zone as a whole is, for European races, the most unhealthy portion of the world.
But the wide open plains and slopes surrounding the forest area are eminently suited to cattle-breeding, and there are few tribes who do not take advantage of the fact.
These simple elementary ideas were eminently capable of development and investigation, and were not only true but the prelude to further truth; while those they superseded defied inquiry by their vagueness and obscurity.
His mind was eminently practical.
Abdurrahman III., an Oriental ruler of the great stamp, industrious, resolute, capable of justice, magnificent, and free handed without profusion, was eminently qualified to give all that his people wanted.
The results were eminently satisfactory.
The horse is eminently " digitigrade," standing on the extremity of the single digit of each foot, which is kept habitually in a position approaching to vertical.
Merivale as a historian cannot be compared with Gibbon for virility, but he takes an eminently common-sense and appreciative view.
His mind was eminently " legal."
many of these minerals decompose somewhat readily, yielding secondary minerals, which are comparatively soft and have a scaly character, with eminently perfect cleavages, which facilitate splitting into exceedingly thin plates.
This reflects the eminently political nature of EU budgetary allocations at the expense of a true poverty focus.
It is still not aristocratic, but it is eminently respectable.
Meticulously researched but eminently approachable, The Faber Book of Twentieth Century German Poems is an essential new addition to any poetry bookshelf.
This makes the beans eminently suitable for the gourmet coffee market.
This was beautifully illustrated at a private conversazione at my house lately, in the presence of several medical and other eminently scientific gentlemen.
At home in mother Russia the thieves began re-establishing links with the eminently corruptible communist functionaries.
The staff there are eminently professional, and EXTREMELY courteous.
Normally I would not see cutting LEA staff as a problem - indeed I would see it as eminently desirable!
This book is firmly theological, warmly devotional, and eminently practical.
This is an eminently disposable relic of his attempt in A Treatise of Human Nature to develop a sort of psychological mechanics.
His situation in Hollywood, while eminently successful, is pretty dreary.
Good balance and elegance with a crisp, clean finish which makes this an attractive and eminently drinkable wine.
easygoing style that what could have been a heavy scientific text is eminently readable.
Even the eminently employable are left on the scrap heap.
Applied economics at RGU, with its interdisciplinary approach makes RGU graduates eminently employable.
Slow, sad, good backing vocals, eminently hummable.
Limetec eminently hydraulic lime mortar is an ideal solution where a higher level of durability is required.
This work also argues that liberalism - in practice an eminently flexible approach - cannot on its own explain policy.
In particular In The Air Tonight, which actually sounds dangerously deranged and eminently listenable.
Megan - my sister's puppy is insane, but eminently lovable.
Review: This eminently practical book reaches out to you in a real way.
The book is well produced and, bar minor editorial quirks, is eminently readable.
Cricket reasons apart, Freddie is gaining a reputation for being eminently quotable.
The Chan's Great Continent is an eminently readable book, which wears its scholarship lightly.
The current speed readout is eminently useful; it is considerably more accurate than the average car speedometer.
But somehow Campion, or his eminently respectable friends, always seem to find themselves suffering at the hands of some less respectable character.
Ridley also has an eminently sane attitude to the ferocity of past arguments about the relative influences of nature and nurture.
It claims to " recreate the earthy and fruity aroma " of the cheese " in an eminently wearable perfume " .
Well meant, well intentioned, and in most cases eminently sincere - but nevertheless lacking the wherewithal to translate vision into substance.
And considering the Robins ' impressive home record this season, it looks an eminently winnable tie.
The Campaign Group believes that the cause is eminently worthwhile: helping the College which helped us all.
Don't you find yourself eminently worthy of forgiveness?
Practically the whole of the territory between the 145Ã‚° meridian and the Great Dividing Range, as well as extensive tracts in the south and west, are a natural sheep pasture with climatic conditions and indigenous vegetation pre - eminently adapted for the growth of wool of the highest quality.
With all its exceptional merit, this is an eminently ugly picture.
The Nouvelles de la republique des lettres (see Louis P. Betz, P. Bayle and die Nouvelles de la republique des lettres, Zurich, 1896) was the first thorough-going attempt to popularize literature, and it was eminently successful.
His philosophy was eminently practical (see Cyrenaics).
Their structure is eminently that of degenerate forms. Many frequent growths of coralline Algae and hydroid polyps, upon the juices of which they feed, and in some cases a species of gall is produced in hydroids by the penetration of the larval Pantopod into the tissues of the polyp.
" The translator of Homer," he says, " should above all be penetrated by a sense of four qualities of his author - that he is eminently rapid; that he is eminently plain and direct, both in the evolution of his thought and in the expression of it, that is, both in his syntax and in his words; that he is eminently plain and direct in the substance of his thought, that is, in his matter and ideas; and, finally, that he is eminently noble " (On Translating Homer, p. 9).
The Chan 's Great Continent is an eminently readable book, which wears its scholarship lightly.
It claims to " recreate the earthy and fruity aroma " of the cheese " in an eminently wearable perfume ".
Do n't you find yourself eminently worthy of forgiveness?
While this is eminently practical, the pockets can add volume if you don't carefully select the right pair of shorts.
An array of accessories exist from the eminently practical to the decorative and whimsical.
Charles Shaw Winery makes the eminently quaffable "Two Buck Chuck."
For decades, scientists have known that eminently creative individuals have a much higher rate of manic depression or bipolar disorder than does the general population.
While these rings are not listed exclusively as engagement rings, they are eminently suitable for brides-to-be who prefer a colored gem or a more unique ring.
However, it is also eminently necessary in today's connected web.
Videos would also include the format, episode number, etc. Since XML is eminently customizable, the content producer can include whatever they want in their RSS file.
Archbishop Stone, who never married, was a man of remarkably handsome appearance, and his manners were "eminently seductive and insinuating."
The task was one eminently well suited to his powers, and the execution of it was marked by great skill in definition and arrangement.
This was a theory not only attractive to the philosophical mind, but eminently adapted to promote exploration.
The problem, therefore, is eminently one for the statesman and administrator.
Firdousi's own education eminently qualified him for the gigantic task which he subsequently undertook, for he was profoundly versed in the Arabic language arid 1'itefature and had also studied deeply the Pahlavi or Old Persian, and was conversant with the ancient historical records which existed in that tongue.
As shown by the number and variety of species, the Orthoptera are the most dominant order of this group. Eminently terrestrial in habit, the differentiation of their fore-wings and hindwings can be traced from Carboniferous, isopteroid ancestors through intermediate Mesozoic forms. The Plecoptera resemble the Ephemeroptera and Odonata in the aquatic habits of their larvae, and by the occasional presence of tufted thoracic gills in the imago exhibit an aquatic character unknown in any other winged insects.
Every "line" of its build is designed and eminently adapted for rapid progression through the water; the muscles massed along the vertebral column are enormously developed, especially on the back and the sides of the tail, and impart to the body a certain rigidity which interferes with abruptly sideward motions of the fish.
The proboscis, which is thus an eminently muscular organ, is composed of two or three, sometimes powerful, layers of muscles - one of longitudinal and one or two of circular fibres.
The difference in the appearance of the basement membrane - sometimes wholly homogeneous, sometimes eminently fibrillar = can more especially be observed in differently preserved specimens of the genus Polia.
In Polia the connective tissue enclosed in the external muscular layer is eminently vacuolar - all the intermediate stages between such cells in which the vacuole predominates and the nucleus is peripheral and those in which the granular protoplasm still entirely fills them being moreover present.
caeca are always eminently regular.
In accordance with these more sedentary habits during the first phases of life, the characteristic pilidium larva, which is so eminently adapted for a pelagic existence, appears to have been reduced to a close-fitting exterior layer of cells, which is stripped off after the definite body-wall of the Nemertine has similarly originated out of four ingrowths from the primary epiblast.
By these, and other instruments of precision, such as the thermometer, of which we have already spok en, the eminently scientific discipline of the measurement of functional movements, so difficult in the complex science of biology, has been cultivated.
There follow a symbolic prediction of the exile (xii.) and a denunciation of non-moral prophets and prophetesses (xiii.) - though Yahweh deceive a prophet, yet he and those who consult him will be punished; and so corrupt is the nation that the presence of a few eminently good men will not save it (xiv.).
This development of Judaism was eminently to the mind of the rulers; and Herod did much to encourage it.
This point of view is eminently characteristic of the earlier Italian Renaissance.
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