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encouraging

encouraging

encouraging Sentence Examples

  • When he spoke, he had encouraging news on another matter.

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  • Sure, he had stepped over the line, but hadn't she invited him by encouraging his attention?

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  • Like another Socrates, he taught them to know themselves, repressing vanity, encouraging the despondent, and attaching all alike by his unobtrusive sympathy.

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  • I was watching for some encouraging sign.

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  • Apparently Rob didn't think I'd been encouraging him.

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  • Was she encouraging Alex to assume a paternal role, or was she merely old-fashioned enough to think that men and women had specific roles?

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  • Laurencio was encouraging her.

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  • Laurencio was encouraging her.

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  • "Encouraging us to get along quicker," said another uneasily.

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  • Successes will come, encouraging more data collection and more people to participate.

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  • I don't understand you two, both encouraging your lovers to cheat on you.

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  • Sensing she was only encouraging him not to do what she wanted, she sought some other reason.

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  • Gabriel wasn't getting his hopes up, let alone encouraging hers.

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  • "I think she looks cool," Jonathan submitted, cutting his eyes to Carmen and giving her an encouraging smile.

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  • It was probably the practically helpful and encouraging form that his gift as a "prophet" took (Acts xiii.

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  • "You know," she continued as she scooped grain into a stanchion, "it really galls me that Josh is always encouraging Lori with her work, but he never misses an opportunity to belittle mine.

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  • Under different circumstances she would be openly encouraging his attention - the circumstances being, if Dad hadn't sent him.

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  • Was Sarah encouraging a relationship between them?

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  • The neighbors continued to help, but they had their own lives to live and she was encouraging them to get back to their normal activities.

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  • I did, but you said I was encouraging him.

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  • He does not consider the possibility of deriving enjoyment from wealth by helping the poor or encouraging learning (this latter, indeed, he looks on as vanity), and in general he recognizes no obligation on the part of a man to his fellows.

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  • This rendering, rather than "exhortation" in the sense of eloquence, best suits the usage of Acts, which suggests such comfort as is given by encouraging rather than rousing words (ix.

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  • The bed molded to her body with each movement, encouraging her to stay there even longer.

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  • In pursuance of the policy of encouraging the self-governing powers of the Basuto, a national council was instituted and held its first sitting in July 1903.

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  • If it's something we simply can't afford, that's one thing, but we should be encouraging things like this, Alex.

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  • What must he think of her, encouraging him one minute, and then turning away the next?

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  • He plied her lips gently, testing and encouraging, and she felt herself respond despite her indignation.

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  • He concentrated on encouraging the stubborn horse to head back the way they came.

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  • The results of these first experiments were not encouraging, owing mainly to the poor class of animals, but the exporters persevered, and the business steadily grew in value and importance, until in 1898 the number of live cattle shipped was 359,296, which then decreased to 119,189 in 1901, because of the foot-and-mouth disease.

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  • His policy in encouraging the drama has already been mentioned: among his friends he could count three of the greatest Greek writers - the poet Sophocles and the historians Herodotus and Thucydides.

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  • On more than one occasion Bismarck had maintained direct relations with the chiefs of the Left, and had in I87o worked to prevent a FrancoItalian alliance by encouraging the party of action to press for the occupation of Rome.

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  • Its most important feature on the theological as distinct from the political side was the endeavour to promote the circulation of the Bible in the vernacular, by encouraging translation and procuring an order in 1538 that a copy of the Bible in English should be set up in every church in a convenient place for reading.

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  • A systematic campaign for the destruction of breedingplaces has been inaugurated in the British West African colonies, with encouraging results.

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  • The judges, in making their awards at the show held annually in December, at Islington, North London (since 1862), are instructed to decide according to quality of flesh, lightness of offal, age and early maturity, with no restrictions as to feeding, and thus to promote the primary aim of the club in encouraging the selection and breeding of the best and most useful animals for the production of meat, and testing their capabilities in respect of early maturity.

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  • Each has been singularly successful in discovering new lines of advance and in encouraging the other to renewed efforts.

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  • The Upper House of the Convocation of Canterbury in May 1898 appointed a committee to consider the expediency of " permitting or encouraging " the use of the Revised Version in the public services of the Church.

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  • The policy adopted by the early emperors of encouraging, within the limits of a uniform system, the independence and civic patriotism of the towns, was superseded in the 3rd and 4th centuries by a deliberate effort to use the towns as instruments of the imperial government, under the direct control of the emperor or his representatives in the provinces.

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  • It would be encouraging him - indicating there was still a chance.

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  • Maybe that was why both he and Katie were encouraging her to change.

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  • The reason all revolved around the fact that she felt uncomfortable around Rob – and the fact that Alex had said she was encouraging him.

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  • An encouraging example is afforded by the remarkable fact that malaria, which was once rife in certain districts of England, has now died out, although the Anopheles maculipennis mosquito still exists there.

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  • Most of the leading breeds have clubs or societies, which have been founded by admirers with a view to furthering the interests of their favourites; and such combinations as the Bulldog Club (incorporated), the London Bulldog Society, the British Bulldog Club, the Fox Terrier Club, the Association of Bloodhound Breeders - under whose management the first man-hunting trials were held, - the Bloodhound Hunt Club, the Collie Club, the Dachshund Club, the Dandie Dinmont Terrier Club, the English Setter Club, the Gamekeepers' Association of the United Kingdom, the International Gun Dog League, the Irish Terrier Club, the Irish Wolfhound Club, the St Bernard Club, the National Terrier Club, the Pomeranian Club, the Spaniel Club, the Scottish Terrier Club and the Toy Bulldog Club have done good work in keeping the claims of the breeds they represent before the dogowning public and encouraging the breeding of dogs to type.

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  • The Pennsylvanian Quakers advised their members against the trade in 1696; in 1754 they issued to their brethren a strong dissuasive against encouraging it in any manner; in 1774 all persons concerned in the traffic, and in 1776 all slave holders who would not emancipate their slaves, were excluded from membership. The Quakers in the other American provinces followed the lead of their brethren in Pennsylvania.

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  • is not large it is of considerable importance to stock-breeders, as it is a frequent occurrence for buyers for export-to Argentina, Australasia, Canada, the United States and elsewhere-to bid freely at the sale rings, and often to pay the highest prices, thus stimulating the sales and encouraging the breeding of the best types of native stock.

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  • The words were mocking rather than encouraging.

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  • Alex thought she was encouraging him.

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  • This was in 1889; but in spite of the encouraging results the use of arsenic does not appear to have made any further progress.

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  • In West Africa also prospects appear encouraging.

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  • By his economic legislation Solon placed Athenian agriculture once more upon a sound footing, and supplemented this source of wealth by encouraging commercial enterprise, thus laying the foundation of his country's material prosperity.

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  • A second venture proved to be a little more encouraging, although again there was a loss; but in April 1873, the Kennel Club, which is now the governing body of the canine world, was founded by S.

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  • that we are not surprised to find him encouraging the citizens in the same expensive taste.

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  • There is little doubt, however, that in the near future means will be devised to obtain the most efficient work from these minute organisms, either by special artificial cultivation and subsequent application to the soil, or by improved methods of encouraging their healthy growth and activity in the land where they already exist.

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  • Flue-cured bright tobacco is principally produced, but sun-cured is also exported; and in1906-1907experiments with Turkish tobacco gave encouraging results.

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  • He saw a good deal of French society, and was himself much admired for his hearty defence of his rival Pitt against a foolish charge of encouraging plots for Napoleon's assassination.

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  • Frederick William's accession to the throne (August 17, 1786) was, indeed, followed by a series of measures for lightening the burdens of the people, reforming the oppressive French system of tax-collecting introduced by Frederick, and encouraging trade by the diminution of customs dues and the making of roads and canals.

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  • He again led the vanguard in the emperor Henry's expedition against Burilas the Bulgarian, and he is represented by the Valenciennes scribe as encouraging his sovereign to the attack in a long speech.

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  • From the south also came the thunder of guns and no encouraging news from that quarter had as yet reached the prince's headquarters.

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  • In the following January he received from the pope a letter commending his action, and encouraging him in his social reforms. He was defeated at the general election of that year, but in 1894 was returned for Finistere (Morlaix).

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  • Johann Reuchlin, a well-known scholar, who had been charged by the Dominicans with heresy, not only received the support of the newer type of scholars, who wrote him encouraging letters which he published under the title Epistolae clarorum virorum, but this collection suggested to Crotus Rubianus and Ulrich von Hutten one of the most successful satires of the ages, the Epistolae obscurorum virorum.

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  • The outcome of the uprising was an encouraging test of loyalty to the commonwealth; and the insurrection is regarded as having been very potent in preparing public opinion throughout the country for the adoption of a stronger national government.

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  • The grand-duke's connexion with the courts of Russia and Holland - his mother was a Russian grand-duchess and his wife, Sophia Louisa (1824-1897), a princess of the Netherlands - tended to give the Weimar society a cosmopolitan character, and the grand-duke devoted himself largely to encouraging men of intellect, whether Germans or foreigners, who came to visit or to settle in the town.

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  • A few bishops, notably Gerard of Cambrai (1013-1051), seem from the first to have opposed the peace laws of the Church as encroaching on royal authority, but the lay rulers usually co-operated with the ecclesiastical authorities in encouraging and maintaining the Truce of God.

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  • During the four years for which he held that office, although he allowed the finances of the colony to get into confusion, he endeavoured to improve its condition by introducing the vine, sugar-cane and tobacco plant, and by encouraging the breeding of horses and the reclamation of land.

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  • During President Cleveland's first administration (1885-1889), Whitney was secretary of the navy department and did much to develop the navy, especially by encouraging the domestic manufacture of armour plate.

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  • Hitherto the proceedings of the diet had not been encouraging.

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  • Hence the necessity for outward conformity, and the importance attached to ritual and ceremony, unity in which must be established at all costs, in contrast to dogma and doctrine, in which he showed himself lenient and large-minded, winning over Hales by friendly discussion, and encouraging the publication of Chillingworth's Religion of Protestants.

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  • The idea of encouraging the citizens to assist in the detection of crime or treason against the state was commendable; it was not the use, but the abuse of the privilege that was so injurious.

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  • The policy of encouraging the provision of ample cold-storage accommodation has been developed still further by the Cold Storage Act of the Dominion parliament passed in 1907, under which subsidies are granted in part payment of the cost of erecting and equipping cold-storage warehouses in Canada for the preservation of perishable foodproducts.

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  • The seed branch of the department of agriculture was established in 1900 for the purpose of encouraging the production and use of seeds of superior quality, thereby improving all kinds of field and garden crops grown in Canada.

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  • The Thomist reaction has had a good effect in the way of encouraging the study of Aristotelian philosophy in itself, and as modified by Aquinas.

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  • Hubert was accused, with some reason, of enriching himself at the expense of the crown, and of encouraging popular riots against the alien clerks for whom the papacy was providing at the expense of the English Church.

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  • Judicious training also may be of importance as encouraging the formation of flowers and fruit.

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  • Maximilian's son, Ferdinand Maria (1651-1679), who was a minor when he succeeded, did much indeed to repair the wounds caused by the Thirty Years' War, encouraging agriculture and industries, and building or restoring numerous churches and monasteries.

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  • On the other hand, he approves of a protective tax on German linen in favour of home manufactures, and of a tax on brandy as encouraging the sale of rum and so supporting our southern colonies.

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  • He soon became a prominent figure in college and university life, encouraging especially the study of political science and modern political history, the extension of university teaching and the movement for the training of teachers.

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  • The Catholic party also strove to mitigate the principle of obligatory military service by encouraging the system of volunteering and by a reduction of the time of active service and of the number with the colours.

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  • The loss of seats by the Socialists showed that even among the working men the national agitation was gaining ground; the diminished influence of the anti-Semites was the most encouraging sign.

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  • The efforts of the administration to better the condition of the natives without undue interference with customary law met with encouraging results, and the submission of the Aros to the government in 1902 brought to an end the system of tribal warfare for the purpose of making slaves, while the enforcement of a proclamation of 1901 prohibiting the buying, pawning or selling of slaves had a salutary effect.

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  • They also disliked and opposed his measures for introducing education among the natives and his encouraging the freedom of the press.

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  • Though Carlyle, especially in his earlier years, could deliver an invigorating and encouraging, if not a sanguine doctrine, his utterances were more generally couched in the key of denunciation, and betrayed a growing despondency.

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  • The success of Wallenstein, with which Schiller passed at once into the front rank of European dramatists, was so encouraging that the poet resolved to devote himself with redoubled ardour to dramatic poetry.

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  • Otto II., the Lame (1229-1271), fortified several towns and bestowed privileges upon them for the purpose of encouraging trade.

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  • In completing Wilhelm Meister, Goethe found a sympathetic and encouraging critic in Schiller, to whom he owed in great measure his renewed interest in poetry.

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  • He reached the town (I 6th April) and was met by encouraging crowds.

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  • He actually opposed the Irish Poor Law, as encouraging a communistic spirit; he declared a movement against rent a crime; and, though he had a strong sympathy with the Irish peasant, and advocated a reform of his precarious tenure, it is difficult to imagine that he could have approved the cardinal principle of the Irish Land Act of 1881, the judicial adjustment of rent by the state.

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  • All over the country are olive-trees, the fruit and oil of which are a staple product of the country; the trade is however hampered by an excessive tax on trees, which not only discourages plantation, but has the unfortunate effect of encouraging destruction.

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  • He favoured trade by encouraging Flemish emigrants to settle in the country, by improving the roads, regulating the coinage and establishing the first posts.

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  • " The sophists," says Grote, " are spoken of as a new class of men, or sometimes in language which implies a new doctrinal sect or school, as if they then sprang up in Greece for the first time - ostentatious impostors, flattering and duping the rich youth for their own personal gain, undermining the morality of Athens, public and private, and encouraging their pupils to the unscrupulous prosecution of ambition and cupidity.

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  • In 1870 a new policy of railway development by the direct agency of the state was inaugurated; and in 1880 the system of encouraging private enterprise by state assistance was again resorted to.

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  • Although Spain had joined France in the war against Great Britain, she feared to imperil her own colonial interests by directly encouraging and aiding the former British colonies in their revolt against their mother country, and she had refused to recognize the United States as an independent power.

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  • Since the beginning of the 10th century some attention has been paid to the cultivation of tea and cotton, with encouraging results.

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  • Quasi-legislation by treaty has been directed mainly to encouraging the settlement of international disputes by peaceful methods, and to regulating the conduct of warfare.

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  • The Borneo Company is engaged in working gold-mines in the upper part of the Sarawak valley, and the prospects of the enterprise, which is conducted on a fairly extensive scale, are known to be encouraging.

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  • The habit of allowing their meat to putrefy before regarding it as fit for food, and of encouraging children of tender age to drink to intoxication, accounts for absence of old folk and the heavy mortality which are to be observed among the Muruts of British North Borneo and some of the other more debased tribes of the interior of the island.

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  • Growse, who was active in erecting public buildings, and in encouraging the local gentry to beautify their own houses.

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  • In eastern Europe, so far as the figures can be trusted, this is markedly the case, and the birth-rates range between 39 per mille in Hungary and 49 in Russia, where the tradition of encouraging prolificity amongst the peasantry has not been effaced.

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  • Eccl.) that he wrote encouraging letters to Mellitus, archbishop of Canterbury, and Justus, bishop of Rochester, and quotes three letters - to Justus, to Eadwin, king of Northumbria, and to his wife IEthelberga.

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  • But the Bourbon government had no intention of encouraging them too much; it clung as closely as Napoleon himself to the idea of a State Church, taking its orders from the government.

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  • Such conflicts did much to increase the power of the pope, by encouraging local Churches to turn to him as their protector.

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  • The church saw no danger in encouraging a pseudo-pagan ideal of life, violating its own principle of existence by assuming the policy of an aggrandizing secular state, and outraging Christendom openly by its acts and utterances.

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  • granted it to the Plymouth Company with a view to encouraging settlement, and in the next year a colony was planted at the mouth of the Sagadahoc (now Kennebec) river, but this was abandoned in 1608; the efforts of the French to establish settlements along the Maine coast were likewise unsuccessful.

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  • Gustavus and his successor did much for Finland by founding schools and gymnasia, building churches, encouraging learning and introducing printing.

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  • The high cost of carriage, and the need of encouraging commerce in a community relying on external sources for its food supply, help to explain the comparatively low rates adopted.

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  • As a matter of fact, the earlier and more democratic types of primitive society, uncontaminated by our civilization, do not present many features to which the modern conscience can take exception, but display rather the edifying spectacle of religious brotherhoods encouraging themselves by mystical communion to common effort.

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  • A number of experiments in jute cultivation were made during 1906, and the report showed that very encouraging results were obtained from land manured with cow-dung.

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  • The large and steadily increasing receipts from import duties, amounting to 91,321,860 pesos in 1905, and 103,507,556 pesos in 1906, appears to indicate an encouraging state of prosperity in the country, although an average of 34z pesos a year (nearly £2: 12s.), in addition to the increased prices paid for home manufactures, seems to be a very heavy indirect tax upon so poor a people.

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  • He was to treat with his majesty of Trafique and Commerce for our English Marchants,2 but his reception was not encouraging, and led to no result of importance.

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  • The Bolivian government has prohibited the exportation of the live animals and is encouraging their production.

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  • The existence of such a law is very encouraging so far as artificial flight is concerned, for it shows that the flying surfaces of a large, heavy, powerful flying machine will be comparatively small, and consequently comparatively compact and strong.

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  • He died in 1812, one of his last acts having been to write an encouraging letter to the emperor Alexander I.

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  • The waters of City Creek were at first diverted and a canal was built; and the results were encouraging, though in the summer of 1848 crops were destroyed by a swarm of black crickets; but in turn this pest was devoured by sea-gulls, and the phrase " gulls and crickets " has become one of peculiar historic significance in Utah.

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  • Hamilton encouraging the confusion by speaking of "psychology or metaphysics," 1 while his lectures on metaphysics are mainly taken up with what belongs in the strictest sense to psychology proper, with an occasional excursus (as in the theory of perception) into epistemology.

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  • The Black Death came to that city in 1348, and it is said that, when the city was deserted by all who could leave it, Tauler remained at his post, encouraging by sermons and personal visitations his terror-stricken fellow-citizens.

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  • As early as September 363, Athanasius was able to travel to Jovian, the new emperor, who had sent him a letter praising his Christian fidelity and encouraging him to resume his work.

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  • To alleviate the distress of the people he undertook to develop both agriculture and industry: planting colonies of Dutch and Flemish settlers to drain the marshes of Saintonge, issuing prohibitive measures against the importation of foreign goods (1597), introducing the silk industry, encouraging the manufacture of cloth, of glass-ware, of tapestries (Gobelins), and under the direction of Sully - named grand-voyer de France - improving and increasing the routes for commerce.

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  • for encouraging him in his follies and frivolity.

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  • About the beginning of the 10th century, however, the experiments of Messrs Settle and Padfield at Exeter, Messrs Woodall and Duckham at Bournemouth, and Dr Bueb in Germany showed such encouraging results that the idea of the vertical retort again came to the front, and several systems were proposed and tried.

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  • (6) Short Observations on a printed paper entitled, " For encouraging the Coining of Silver Money in England, and after for Keeping it here " (1695).

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  • Private property is in this sense " natural " from its obvious advantages in encouraging ' The originality - such as it is - of Paley's system (as of Bentham's) lies in its method of working out details rather than in its principles of construction.

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  • Thus, not content with encouraging writers with innovating ideas to the prejudice of traditional institutions, he attacked, in the order of the Jesuits, the strongest defender of these latter, and delivered over the new generation to revolutionary doctrines, A woman.

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  • In general there has been considerable improvement in the condition of agriculture since the introduction of railways, and in cvery province there is a royal commissioner entrusted with the duty of supervising and encouraging this branch of industry.

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  • Great Britain seized the opportunity to punish Spain for its conduct in the American War by encouraging discontent ~n the Spanish colonies, and in the Peninsula itself both nobles and people were bitterly hostile to the queen and her favorite.

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  • He protected the Catholic as well as the orthodox clergy, encouraging them both to civilize his subjects; he raised the Lithuanian army to the highest state of efficiency then attainable; defended his borders with a chain of strong fortresses; and built numerous towns including Vilna, the capital (c. 1321).

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  • His object was to retain the best horses in the country, and to keep the price of them down by limiting the demand and encouraging the supply.

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  • 6 After Valmy he had to retire to Hamm in Westphalia, where, on the death of Louis XVI., he proclaimed himself regent; from here he went south, with the idea of encouraging the royalist feeling in the south of France, and settled at Verona, where on the death of Louis XVII.

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  • In March 1863 Gordon proceeded to Sungkiang to take command of the force, which had received the name of " The Ever-Victorious Army," an encouraging though somewhat exaggerated title, considering its previous history.

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  • I was watching for some encouraging sign.

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  • Alex stroked her hair and spoke to her softly, encouraging her to close her eyes and relax.

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  • If it's something we simply can't afford, that's one thing, but we should be encouraging things like this, Alex.

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  • Was Sarah encouraging a relationship between them?

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  • What must he think of her, encouraging him one minute, and then turning away the next?

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  • When he spoke, he had encouraging news on another matter.

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  • The bed molded to her body with each movement, encouraging her to stay there even longer.

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  • Gabriel wasn't getting his hopes up, let alone encouraging hers.

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  • The words were mocking rather than encouraging.

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  • He plied her lips gently, testing and encouraging, and she felt herself respond despite her indignation.

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  • I don't understand you two, both encouraging your lovers to cheat on you.

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  • "You know," she continued as she scooped grain into a stanchion, "it really galls me that Josh is always encouraging Lori with her work, but he never misses an opportunity to belittle mine.

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  • Sure, he had stepped over the line, but hadn't she invited him by encouraging his attention?

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  • It would be encouraging him - indicating there was still a chance.

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  • The neighbors continued to help, but they had their own lives to live and she was encouraging them to get back to their normal activities.

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  • Was she encouraging Alex to assume a paternal role, or was she merely old-fashioned enough to think that men and women had specific roles?

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  • He concentrated on encouraging the stubborn horse to head back the way they came.

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  • He had spent years encouraging her to become involved with the rest of the world.

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  • Maybe that was why both he and Katie were encouraging her to change.

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  • Alex thought she was encouraging him.

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  • The reason all revolved around the fact that she felt uncomfortable around Rob – and the fact that Alex had said she was encouraging him.

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  • I did, but you said I was encouraging him.

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  • Maybe he thought she was encouraging Rob again.

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  • "I think she looks cool," Jonathan submitted, cutting his eyes to Carmen and giving her an encouraging smile.

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  • Apparently Rob didn't think I'd been encouraging him.

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  • Under different circumstances she would be openly encouraging his attention - the circumstances being, if Dad hadn't sent him.

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  • Sensing she was only encouraging him not to do what she wanted, she sought some other reason.

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  • The response of governments has been to further industrialize agriculture, encouraging monocultures and the high use of chemical inputs at increasing costs.

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  • I am grateful for these encouraging comments.

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  • The Government Offices will be encouraging future bids aimed at raising levels of educational achievement.

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  • acidifyacidified waters are showing encouraging signs of recovery.

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  • Funding targeted specifically at encouraging local activism could help to break the cycle.

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  • Encouraging findings for SME's who may be affected by a risk becoming an actuality.

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  • Some of these developments have been very encouraging, but some have had a very adverse effect on all of us.

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  • alarmist media coverage has been blamed for encouraging or validating such attacks.

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  • There is a fine balance between encouraging autonomous learning and maintaining adequate supervision.

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  • behaviour help prevent crime and antisocial behavior by encouraging respect for people and place among all sections of the community and all age groups.

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  • They have each been very supportive of our niche cashmere strategy and we have been actively encouraging their increased involvement for some time.

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  • The support for those of us that are facilitators is like having a personal cheerleader encouraging us to do our best!

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  • An encouraging result for discerning pizza connoisseurs, who may now be asking for an extra topping of fuzzy logic with their next pizza.

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  • It is encouraging to see yet another industry response to the Scotch single malt connoisseur 's desire.

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  • Keir Smith's installation has restored the itinerary of the original design, encouraging contemplation on the construction of meaning.

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  • In addition to encouraging unwanted algae growth, phosphates slow the skeletal growth of stony corals.

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  • By encouraging media coverage, we hope to take the issues to a broader audience.

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  • Actively encouraging creativity is also an important way of maximizing people's contributions.

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  • The CIA has a program aimed at encouraging such defections.

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  • We have already moved away from a passive social security system which could be caricatured as encouraging welfare dependency.

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  • Langa said the state of the Marromeu defensive dike " is not encouraging " .

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  • Policy has ranged from encouraging GP involvement to active discouragement coinciding with the setting up of specialist centers in the late 1960s.

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  • What is wrong with encouraging intense dislike of a religion?

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  • dismissed as irrelevant to real questions, this is encouraging stuff.

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  • Now, after encouraging dinner parties to discuss the full-stop, Lynne Truss is adapting her bestseller eats, Shoots & Leaves for children.

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  • The welsh word eisteddfod denotes a festival aimed at encouraging literature, music and other cultural pursuits.

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  • encouragee skilled at encouraging local people to get involved.

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  • I found these contributions much less encouraging than the contributions on monitoring the state of biodiversity.

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  • encouraging to hear from Iraqis themselves, that was very powerful.

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  • encouraging to see the talent coming through, an excellent group of couples.

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  • encouraging to read the many comments from the questionnaires.

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  • encouraging participation: first prize £ 100, second prize £ 50.

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  • encouraging entrepreneurship rather than research.

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  • encouraging walking - Advice to Local Authorities 2000 English Walking Strategy.

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  • This is extremely encouraging, however the completion rates are still much lower.

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  • Already we see signs of an immensely encouraging response.

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  • There are some very encouraging success stories out there today, even in Europe.

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  • The European Commission is also actively encouraging member's states to promote the early teaching of languages.

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  • The level of co-operation between college, school, and club is also particularly encouraging.

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  • equally encouraging is the recent opening of the Victoria Pacific Railroad operated by Pacific Tours Limited, near Victoria on Vancouver Island.

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  • Basic laboratory studies have already proved very encouraging, defining some of the basic scientific features of oral tolerance.

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  • Further improvements with the introduction of new arrangements for managing the EMC are looking encouraging.

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  • This is the first time I've been in touch with other grandparents in a similar position and it feels very encouraging.

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  • For those that need encouraging, La Tania provides a timetable full of events for the entire week.

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  • I intend to make some adverts encouraging people to look on the bright side and stoically endure misfortune.

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  • In analyzes accounting for encouraging employe level of employe contribution cdhp enrollees have.

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  • OUTCOMES Encouraging enterprise 26.3 The Government's aim is to encourage enterprise across all sectors of society.

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  • The government and the National Assembly are committed to encouraging everyone to recycle land and buildings.

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  • It may even be a deliberate falsehood with the intention of encouraging dangerous or evil acts.

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  • We need to make an effort to start schemes ourselves, and get local authorities actively fostering and encouraging community wind power.

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  • Police are now encouraging festival goers to check their website and supply them with any appropriate leads.

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  • Teach for London - £ 136,500 Toward the costs over two years of a program encouraging talented graduates to teach in London.

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  • graphite toe-insert: Allows 7g of weight to shift from the toe to heel, encouraging the clubface to square at impact.

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  • He appears to find perverse sexual gratification out of encouraging Othello to strangle Desdemona, as if he was anticipating a snuff movie!

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  • Takes the leading role in encouraging better care for racing greyhounds.

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  • Try encouraging your rabbit by putting some of his or her droppings into the box or try using timothy hay or treats.

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  • Much on the media is promoting promiscuity, maligning marriage, and encouraging illegitimacy.

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  • A new national initiative, it is aimed at encouraging parents to spend just a few minutes a day reading aloud to their children.

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  • The Chancellor announced a number of measures aimed at encouraging innovation and enterprise.

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  • ITI is writing to courts in the UK, encouraging them to source qualified interpreters for court work.

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  • intriguing blend of ancient and modern is encouraging tourists to visit.

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  • These kinds of approaches to therapy, by encouraging emotionally arousing introspection, are actually working against nature.

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  • In an age when God's existence is often dismissed as irrelevant to real questions, this is encouraging stuff.

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  • Neither did he have any difficulty encouraging his students to repay the kindness of their parents.

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  • looms overhead and the commentator is making encouraging noises.

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  • The encouraging thing is there is a whole group of people starting to rise up who are challenging this materialism.

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  • metet greater emphasis on encouraging a change in lifestyle rather than meting out punishment.

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  • They are individually negotiated, planned and evaluated by the learners, encouraging ownership and leadership by the young adults themselves.

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  • new blooddon Fashion Week formula actually got it right to encouraging new life blood into the industry?

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  • It was a real joy to see probably the world's most accomplished box player encouraging a newcomer to the world of folk!

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  • The letters were always newsworthy, encouraging, and warm.

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  • niche cashmere strategy and we have been actively encouraging their increased involvement for some time.

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  • nitrate fertilizers could be encouraging gullet cancer.

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  • Numeracy Promoting maths and encouraging your child to become numerate at home.

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  • Chicanes require road users to negotiate an obstacle, therefore encouraging them to slow down.

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  • Old Worldou plan of encouraging someone to redo his or her house with the elegant old-world, antique home style?

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  • We currently have 19 ordinands and the take-up of Continuing Ministerial Education has been very encouraging.

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  • It is one of many ways we are getting involved in supporting London's bid and encouraging others to do the same.

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  • outsources process re-engineering and outsourcing of non-core services have also reduced space demands, encouraging firms to seek smaller, more efficient premises.

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  • But then the finish and no mistake, a huge clock giving the time looms overhead and the commentator is making encouraging noises.

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  • Announcements encouraging parishioners to complete the questionnaire will be made at Mass and in the bulletin.

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  • The seat cushions are designed to keep the pelvis straight thus encouraging the spine to assume its natural S shape.

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  • Encouraging the soul to attain perfection brings happiness in both worlds.

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  • Complement factor is released encouraging polymorphonuclear leukocyte release from bone marrow promoting phagocytosis, which produces heat.

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  • The project brief is to promote new philanthropy, including encouraging the creation of new foundations, in various ways: RESEARCH.

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  • Pietist form of life, encouraging an upright and close-knit family.

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  • Example teaching strategies and resources for discouraging plagiarism and encouraging good academic practice by staff and students.

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  • Woodland Grant and Farm Woodland Premium Schemes (encouraging planting of new woodland and maintenance of existing woodland ).

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  • Close planting also shuts down air circulation to the lower leaves, encouraging powdery mildew.

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  • Despite some encouraging results, few contemporary prefabs exist.

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  • require most private of plan provisions for encouraging employe.

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  • The concerts organized in support of Aids are themselves culturally programmed to encouraging promiscuity.

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  • There are likely to be calls encouraging all NPT parties to ratify this protocol.

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  • As part of the public debates, openDemocracy.net is encouraging the public to hold their own meetings on 11 March with friends and family.

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  • These will address both social science and humanities constituencies, encouraging the rapprochement of disciplines in a comparative approach to contemporary global cultural change.

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  • UNHCR is encouraging returnees to start emergency repairs wherever feasible.

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  • This has considerable advantages in maintaining the blood clot and encouraging new bone growth to maintain the alveolar bony ridge.

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  • We had not to wait long for news, and it was wholly satisfactory and encouraging.

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  • Should approaches be based on encouraging greater self-awareness, or being punitive about racism?

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  • It's about having fun, building confidence, dealing with difficulties and encouraging self-expression.

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  • It is often associated with offering guidance, encouraging self- reflection and increasing self-reliance.

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  • Our team will spend quality time with each child, encouraging self-worth and maximizing potential.

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  • The Waikato teenager's victory is an encouraging sign, given that Holt made the semifinals of the British Junior Championships this year.

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  • serotonin antagonists are under trial in IBS, some with encouraging results.

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  • It is encouraging to find faithful servants of our Lord.

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  • The reports back from these patients are encouraging with a number reporting tumor shrinkage.

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  • skiffle boom encouraging many teenagers to learn guitar.

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  • A source told the Sun: " Lionel thought some of Nicole's pals were encouraging her to stay skinny.

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  • Farm forestry is another approach being tried, with projects geared to encouraging smallholders to grow more trees on their land.

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  • The economic measures were introduced purely as a means of encouraging member states to surrender greater sovereignty to the European Communities.

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  • spokesman for the health ministry in Germany said they are now encouraging the opening of milk banks across the country.

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  • Q. What were the Victorian ideas for containing sprawl and encouraging growth?

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  • There is peace and stability and we are experiencing encouraging spurts of business activity, investment, jobs and prosperity.

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  • However, despite an encouraging performance from his players, Magpies manager Carl Taylor seemed surprisingly subdued.

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  • It is true that encouraging this practice would encourage subversion of a certain type " .

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  • The trusts were introduced on the principle that encouraging employe motivation is a business expense (and therefore tax-deductible ).

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  • We will develop individual potential, recognize individual needs while encouraging teamwork and reward contribution.

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  • Paul was not telling Timothy how to be " successful, " he was encouraging him to follow the divine standard.

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  • When a tune is played the light moves from one animal to another encouraging the toddler to follow with her eyes, stimulating sight.

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  • Clearly, encouraging trusteeship and volunteering helps build an organization's reputation.

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  • They are also key to encouraging urban renewal because they exclude the option of growth on urban fringes.

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  • encouraging walking - Advice to Local Authorities 2000 English Walking Strategy.

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  • Looking after them may mean encouraging them to wait a while.

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  • The thinning work will let much more light into the woodland, encouraging wildflowers to return.

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  • By encouraging identification we hope to allow people the freedom to explore the world in greater security.

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  • The fanaticism of the Muwahhadis did not prevent them from encouraging the establishment of Christians even in Fez, and after the battle of Las Navas de Tolosa they occasionally entered into alliances with the kings of Castile.

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  • for lack of proper canalization, while much of the harm is also due to the disforestation of the mountains, owing to which the rains collect in the upland valleys, and are brought down by violent torrents, carrying the soil with them, and so impeding the proper drainage and irrigation of these valleys, and encouraging the formation of unhealthy swamps; moreover, the climate has become much more tropical in character.

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  • His policy in encouraging the drama has already been mentioned: among his friends he could count three of the greatest Greek writers - the poet Sophocles and the historians Herodotus and Thucydides.

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  • was an enthusiastic bowler, unfortunately encouraging by example wagering and playing for high stakes, habits that ultimately brought the green into as general disrepute as the alley.

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  • Like another Socrates, he taught them to know themselves, repressing vanity, encouraging the despondent, and attaching all alike by his unobtrusive sympathy.

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  • The results of these first experiments were not encouraging, owing mainly to the poor class of animals, but the exporters persevered, and the business steadily grew in value and importance, until in 1898 the number of live cattle shipped was 359,296, which then decreased to 119,189 in 1901, because of the foot-and-mouth disease.

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  • A serious breach with Russia followed, which was widened by the part which the prince subsequently played in encouraging the national aspirations of the Bulgarians.

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  • and his imperial antipopes, encouraging the emperors son to rebel against him, and stirring up Europe for the first crusade.

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  • He became an Italian in taste and sympathy, entering with enthusiasm into the humanistic ardour of the earlier Renaissance, encouraging men of letters at his court, administering his kingdom on the principles of an enlightened despotism, and lending his authority to establish that equilibrium in the peninsula upon which the politicians of his age believed, not without reason, that Italian independence might be secured.

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  • Some writers proclaimed the necessity of building railways, developing agriculture and encouraging industries, before resorting to revolution; while others, like the Tuscan Gino Capponi, inspired by the example of England and France, wished to make the people fit for freedom by means of improved schools, books and periodicals.

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  • On more than one occasion Bismarck had maintained direct relations with the chiefs of the Left, and had in I87o worked to prevent a FrancoItalian alliance by encouraging the party of action to press for the occupation of Rome.

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  • Austria had persistently adopted a policy of pin-pricks and aggravating police provocation towards the Italians of the Adriatic Littoral and of the Trentino, while encouraging the Slavonic element in the former and the Germans in the latter.

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  • Its most important feature on the theological as distinct from the political side was the endeavour to promote the circulation of the Bible in the vernacular, by encouraging translation and procuring an order in 1538 that a copy of the Bible in English should be set up in every church in a convenient place for reading.

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  • The great promoter of The Eliza- geographical discovery in the Elizabethan period was bethan Richard Hakluyt (1553-1616), who was active in the for- era mation of the two companies for colonizing Virginia i n 1606; and devoted his life to encouraging and recording similar undertakings.

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  • This was in 1889; but in spite of the encouraging results the use of arsenic does not appear to have made any further progress.

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  • A systematic campaign for the destruction of breedingplaces has been inaugurated in the British West African colonies, with encouraging results.

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  • An encouraging example is afforded by the remarkable fact that malaria, which was once rife in certain districts of England, has now died out, although the Anopheles maculipennis mosquito still exists there.

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  • The judges, in making their awards at the show held annually in December, at Islington, North London (since 1862), are instructed to decide according to quality of flesh, lightness of offal, age and early maturity, with no restrictions as to feeding, and thus to promote the primary aim of the club in encouraging the selection and breeding of the best and most useful animals for the production of meat, and testing their capabilities in respect of early maturity.

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  • is not large it is of considerable importance to stock-breeders, as it is a frequent occurrence for buyers for export-to Argentina, Australasia, Canada, the United States and elsewhere-to bid freely at the sale rings, and often to pay the highest prices, thus stimulating the sales and encouraging the breeding of the best types of native stock.

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  • Accused of assisting the king's flight, of supplying emigres with funds, and of encouraging the resistance of the royal troops on the 10th of August 1792, she was condemned to death, and executed on the 10th of May 1794.

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  • The government is encouraging recent efforts to re-establish the cultivation.

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  • In West Africa also prospects appear encouraging.

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  • In pursuance of the policy of encouraging the self-governing powers of the Basuto, a national council was instituted and held its first sitting in July 1903.

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  • He does not consider the possibility of deriving enjoyment from wealth by helping the poor or encouraging learning (this latter, indeed, he looks on as vanity), and in general he recognizes no obligation on the part of a man to his fellows.

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  • By his economic legislation Solon placed Athenian agriculture once more upon a sound footing, and supplemented this source of wealth by encouraging commercial enterprise, thus laying the foundation of his country's material prosperity.

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  • C. Brooke of Welling, Kent, succeeded in making a wolf fairly tractable, the experience of others has been the reverse of encouraging.

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  • A second venture proved to be a little more encouraging, although again there was a loss; but in April 1873, the Kennel Club, which is now the governing body of the canine world, was founded by S.

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  • Most of the leading breeds have clubs or societies, which have been founded by admirers with a view to furthering the interests of their favourites; and such combinations as the Bulldog Club (incorporated), the London Bulldog Society, the British Bulldog Club, the Fox Terrier Club, the Association of Bloodhound Breeders - under whose management the first man-hunting trials were held, - the Bloodhound Hunt Club, the Collie Club, the Dachshund Club, the Dandie Dinmont Terrier Club, the English Setter Club, the Gamekeepers' Association of the United Kingdom, the International Gun Dog League, the Irish Terrier Club, the Irish Wolfhound Club, the St Bernard Club, the National Terrier Club, the Pomeranian Club, the Spaniel Club, the Scottish Terrier Club and the Toy Bulldog Club have done good work in keeping the claims of the breeds they represent before the dogowning public and encouraging the breeding of dogs to type.

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  • Columella regarded the gains from the births as a sufficient motive for encouraging these unions, and thought that mothers should be rewarded for their fecundity; Varro, too, seems to have taken this view.

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  • The Pennsylvanian Quakers advised their members against the trade in 1696; in 1754 they issued to their brethren a strong dissuasive against encouraging it in any manner; in 1774 all persons concerned in the traffic, and in 1776 all slave holders who would not emancipate their slaves, were excluded from membership. The Quakers in the other American provinces followed the lead of their brethren in Pennsylvania.

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  • He was everywhere, encouraging and compelling his men - it is a legend in the French army that the persuasion even of the imperial boot was used upon some of his reluctant conscripts, and in the result his system was fully justified, as it triumphed even against a great tactical surprise.

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  • Each has been singularly successful in discovering new lines of advance and in encouraging the other to renewed efforts.

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  • Fries, assuming leadership, organized an armed band of about sixty men, who marched about the country intimidating the assessors and encouraging the people to resist.

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  • The Islamite rulers in Spain were not long behind those of the East in encouraging learning and medical science, and developed culture to a still higher degree of perfection.

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  • that we are not surprised to find him encouraging the citizens in the same expensive taste.

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  • There is little doubt, however, that in the near future means will be devised to obtain the most efficient work from these minute organisms, either by special artificial cultivation and subsequent application to the soil, or by improved methods of encouraging their healthy growth and activity in the land where they already exist.

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  • Flue-cured bright tobacco is principally produced, but sun-cured is also exported; and in1906-1907experiments with Turkish tobacco gave encouraging results.

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  • This rendering, rather than "exhortation" in the sense of eloquence, best suits the usage of Acts, which suggests such comfort as is given by encouraging rather than rousing words (ix.

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  • It was probably the practically helpful and encouraging form that his gift as a "prophet" took (Acts xiii.

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  • - viii.), dated from the fourth year of Darius, contains an inquiry whether the fast days that arose in the captivity are still to be observed, with a comforting and encouraging reply of the prophet.

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  • All these plans failed at the critical moment, and the most effective work done by the order was in encouraging desertion from the Federal armies, preventing enlistments, and resisting the draft.

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  • He saw a good deal of French society, and was himself much admired for his hearty defence of his rival Pitt against a foolish charge of encouraging plots for Napoleon's assassination.

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  • Frederick William's accession to the throne (August 17, 1786) was, indeed, followed by a series of measures for lightening the burdens of the people, reforming the oppressive French system of tax-collecting introduced by Frederick, and encouraging trade by the diminution of customs dues and the making of roads and canals.

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  • He again led the vanguard in the emperor Henry's expedition against Burilas the Bulgarian, and he is represented by the Valenciennes scribe as encouraging his sovereign to the attack in a long speech.

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  • From the south also came the thunder of guns and no encouraging news from that quarter had as yet reached the prince's headquarters.

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  • In the following January he received from the pope a letter commending his action, and encouraging him in his social reforms. He was defeated at the general election of that year, but in 1894 was returned for Finistere (Morlaix).

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  • Johann Reuchlin, a well-known scholar, who had been charged by the Dominicans with heresy, not only received the support of the newer type of scholars, who wrote him encouraging letters which he published under the title Epistolae clarorum virorum, but this collection suggested to Crotus Rubianus and Ulrich von Hutten one of the most successful satires of the ages, the Epistolae obscurorum virorum.

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  • The outcome of the uprising was an encouraging test of loyalty to the commonwealth; and the insurrection is regarded as having been very potent in preparing public opinion throughout the country for the adoption of a stronger national government.

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  • The grand-duke's connexion with the courts of Russia and Holland - his mother was a Russian grand-duchess and his wife, Sophia Louisa (1824-1897), a princess of the Netherlands - tended to give the Weimar society a cosmopolitan character, and the grand-duke devoted himself largely to encouraging men of intellect, whether Germans or foreigners, who came to visit or to settle in the town.

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  • A few bishops, notably Gerard of Cambrai (1013-1051), seem from the first to have opposed the peace laws of the Church as encroaching on royal authority, but the lay rulers usually co-operated with the ecclesiastical authorities in encouraging and maintaining the Truce of God.

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  • During the four years for which he held that office, although he allowed the finances of the colony to get into confusion, he endeavoured to improve its condition by introducing the vine, sugar-cane and tobacco plant, and by encouraging the breeding of horses and the reclamation of land.

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  • During President Cleveland's first administration (1885-1889), Whitney was secretary of the navy department and did much to develop the navy, especially by encouraging the domestic manufacture of armour plate.

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  • Hitherto the proceedings of the diet had not been encouraging.

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  • Hence the necessity for outward conformity, and the importance attached to ritual and ceremony, unity in which must be established at all costs, in contrast to dogma and doctrine, in which he showed himself lenient and large-minded, winning over Hales by friendly discussion, and encouraging the publication of Chillingworth's Religion of Protestants.

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  • The Upper House of the Convocation of Canterbury in May 1898 appointed a committee to consider the expediency of " permitting or encouraging " the use of the Revised Version in the public services of the Church.

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  • The policy adopted by the early emperors of encouraging, within the limits of a uniform system, the independence and civic patriotism of the towns, was superseded in the 3rd and 4th centuries by a deliberate effort to use the towns as instruments of the imperial government, under the direct control of the emperor or his representatives in the provinces.

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  • He was charged with aiming at a dictatorship, with permitting or even encouraging the imprisonment, torture and execution without trial of political opponents, with maladministration of the finances and with aggression against the neighbouring states.

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  • The idea of encouraging the citizens to assist in the detection of crime or treason against the state was commendable; it was not the use, but the abuse of the privilege that was so injurious.

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  • The policy of encouraging the provision of ample cold-storage accommodation has been developed still further by the Cold Storage Act of the Dominion parliament passed in 1907, under which subsidies are granted in part payment of the cost of erecting and equipping cold-storage warehouses in Canada for the preservation of perishable foodproducts.

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  • The seed branch of the department of agriculture was established in 1900 for the purpose of encouraging the production and use of seeds of superior quality, thereby improving all kinds of field and garden crops grown in Canada.

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  • The Thomist reaction has had a good effect in the way of encouraging the study of Aristotelian philosophy in itself, and as modified by Aquinas.

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  • Hubert was accused, with some reason, of enriching himself at the expense of the crown, and of encouraging popular riots against the alien clerks for whom the papacy was providing at the expense of the English Church.

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  • Judicious training also may be of importance as encouraging the formation of flowers and fruit.

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  • Maximilian's son, Ferdinand Maria (1651-1679), who was a minor when he succeeded, did much indeed to repair the wounds caused by the Thirty Years' War, encouraging agriculture and industries, and building or restoring numerous churches and monasteries.

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  • On the other hand, he approves of a protective tax on German linen in favour of home manufactures, and of a tax on brandy as encouraging the sale of rum and so supporting our southern colonies.

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  • He soon became a prominent figure in college and university life, encouraging especially the study of political science and modern political history, the extension of university teaching and the movement for the training of teachers.

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  • The Catholic party also strove to mitigate the principle of obligatory military service by encouraging the system of volunteering and by a reduction of the time of active service and of the number with the colours.

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  • The loss of seats by the Socialists showed that even among the working men the national agitation was gaining ground; the diminished influence of the anti-Semites was the most encouraging sign.

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  • The efforts of the administration to better the condition of the natives without undue interference with customary law met with encouraging results, and the submission of the Aros to the government in 1902 brought to an end the system of tribal warfare for the purpose of making slaves, while the enforcement of a proclamation of 1901 prohibiting the buying, pawning or selling of slaves had a salutary effect.

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  • They also disliked and opposed his measures for introducing education among the natives and his encouraging the freedom of the press.

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  • The pragmatic claim for religion, therefore, is that to those who will take the first step and will to believe an encouraging amount of the appropriate verifications accrues.

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  • Though Carlyle, especially in his earlier years, could deliver an invigorating and encouraging, if not a sanguine doctrine, his utterances were more generally couched in the key of denunciation, and betrayed a growing despondency.

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  • The success of Wallenstein, with which Schiller passed at once into the front rank of European dramatists, was so encouraging that the poet resolved to devote himself with redoubled ardour to dramatic poetry.

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  • Otto II., the Lame (1229-1271), fortified several towns and bestowed privileges upon them for the purpose of encouraging trade.

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  • In completing Wilhelm Meister, Goethe found a sympathetic and encouraging critic in Schiller, to whom he owed in great measure his renewed interest in poetry.

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  • He reached the town (I 6th April) and was met by encouraging crowds.

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  • He actually opposed the Irish Poor Law, as encouraging a communistic spirit; he declared a movement against rent a crime; and, though he had a strong sympathy with the Irish peasant, and advocated a reform of his precarious tenure, it is difficult to imagine that he could have approved the cardinal principle of the Irish Land Act of 1881, the judicial adjustment of rent by the state.

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  • The victory had an important influence on Burgoyne's campaign (see American War Of Independence), weakening Burgoyne and encouraging the American militia to take the field against him.

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  • All over the country are olive-trees, the fruit and oil of which are a staple product of the country; the trade is however hampered by an excessive tax on trees, which not only discourages plantation, but has the unfortunate effect of encouraging destruction.

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  • He favoured trade by encouraging Flemish emigrants to settle in the country, by improving the roads, regulating the coinage and establishing the first posts.

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  • " The sophists," says Grote, " are spoken of as a new class of men, or sometimes in language which implies a new doctrinal sect or school, as if they then sprang up in Greece for the first time - ostentatious impostors, flattering and duping the rich youth for their own personal gain, undermining the morality of Athens, public and private, and encouraging their pupils to the unscrupulous prosecution of ambition and cupidity.

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  • In 1870 a new policy of railway development by the direct agency of the state was inaugurated; and in 1880 the system of encouraging private enterprise by state assistance was again resorted to.

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  • Although Spain had joined France in the war against Great Britain, she feared to imperil her own colonial interests by directly encouraging and aiding the former British colonies in their revolt against their mother country, and she had refused to recognize the United States as an independent power.

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  • Since the beginning of the 10th century some attention has been paid to the cultivation of tea and cotton, with encouraging results.

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  • Quasi-legislation by treaty has been directed mainly to encouraging the settlement of international disputes by peaceful methods, and to regulating the conduct of warfare.

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  • The Borneo Company is engaged in working gold-mines in the upper part of the Sarawak valley, and the prospects of the enterprise, which is conducted on a fairly extensive scale, are known to be encouraging.

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  • The habit of allowing their meat to putrefy before regarding it as fit for food, and of encouraging children of tender age to drink to intoxication, accounts for absence of old folk and the heavy mortality which are to be observed among the Muruts of British North Borneo and some of the other more debased tribes of the interior of the island.

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  • Growse, who was active in erecting public buildings, and in encouraging the local gentry to beautify their own houses.

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  • In eastern Europe, so far as the figures can be trusted, this is markedly the case, and the birth-rates range between 39 per mille in Hungary and 49 in Russia, where the tradition of encouraging prolificity amongst the peasantry has not been effaced.

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  • Eccl.) that he wrote encouraging letters to Mellitus, archbishop of Canterbury, and Justus, bishop of Rochester, and quotes three letters - to Justus, to Eadwin, king of Northumbria, and to his wife IEthelberga.

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  • But the Bourbon government had no intention of encouraging them too much; it clung as closely as Napoleon himself to the idea of a State Church, taking its orders from the government.

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  • Such conflicts did much to increase the power of the pope, by encouraging local Churches to turn to him as their protector.

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  • The church saw no danger in encouraging a pseudo-pagan ideal of life, violating its own principle of existence by assuming the policy of an aggrandizing secular state, and outraging Christendom openly by its acts and utterances.

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  • granted it to the Plymouth Company with a view to encouraging settlement, and in the next year a colony was planted at the mouth of the Sagadahoc (now Kennebec) river, but this was abandoned in 1608; the efforts of the French to establish settlements along the Maine coast were likewise unsuccessful.

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  • Gustavus and his successor did much for Finland by founding schools and gymnasia, building churches, encouraging learning and introducing printing.

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  • The high cost of carriage, and the need of encouraging commerce in a community relying on external sources for its food supply, help to explain the comparatively low rates adopted.

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  • As a matter of fact, the earlier and more democratic types of primitive society, uncontaminated by our civilization, do not present many features to which the modern conscience can take exception, but display rather the edifying spectacle of religious brotherhoods encouraging themselves by mystical communion to common effort.

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  • A number of experiments in jute cultivation were made during 1906, and the report showed that very encouraging results were obtained from land manured with cow-dung.

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  • The large and steadily increasing receipts from import duties, amounting to 91,321,860 pesos in 1905, and 103,507,556 pesos in 1906, appears to indicate an encouraging state of prosperity in the country, although an average of 34z pesos a year (nearly £2: 12s.), in addition to the increased prices paid for home manufactures, seems to be a very heavy indirect tax upon so poor a people.

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  • He was to treat with his majesty of Trafique and Commerce for our English Marchants,2 but his reception was not encouraging, and led to no result of importance.

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  • He realized that one of the most potent factors in the Milner situation was the attitude of the Cape Dutch, and in March 1898 at Graaff Reinet Milner called upon the Dutch citizens of the Cape, " especially those who had gone so far in the expression of their sympathy for the Transvaal as to expose themselves to charges of disloyalty to their own flag " to use all their influence, not in confirming the Transvaal in unjustified suspicions, not in encouraging its government in obstinate resistance to all reform, but in inducing it gradually to assimilate its institutions, and the temper and spirit of its administration, to those of the free communities of South Africa, such as Cape Colony or the Orange Free State.

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  • The Bolivian government has prohibited the exportation of the live animals and is encouraging their production.

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  • The existence of such a law is very encouraging so far as artificial flight is concerned, for it shows that the flying surfaces of a large, heavy, powerful flying machine will be comparatively small, and consequently comparatively compact and strong.

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  • He died in 1812, one of his last acts having been to write an encouraging letter to the emperor Alexander I.

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  • The waters of City Creek were at first diverted and a canal was built; and the results were encouraging, though in the summer of 1848 crops were destroyed by a swarm of black crickets; but in turn this pest was devoured by sea-gulls, and the phrase " gulls and crickets " has become one of peculiar historic significance in Utah.

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  • Hamilton encouraging the confusion by speaking of "psychology or metaphysics," 1 while his lectures on metaphysics are mainly taken up with what belongs in the strictest sense to psychology proper, with an occasional excursus (as in the theory of perception) into epistemology.

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  • The Black Death came to that city in 1348, and it is said that, when the city was deserted by all who could leave it, Tauler remained at his post, encouraging by sermons and personal visitations his terror-stricken fellow-citizens.

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  • As early as September 363, Athanasius was able to travel to Jovian, the new emperor, who had sent him a letter praising his Christian fidelity and encouraging him to resume his work.

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  • To alleviate the distress of the people he undertook to develop both agriculture and industry: planting colonies of Dutch and Flemish settlers to drain the marshes of Saintonge, issuing prohibitive measures against the importation of foreign goods (1597), introducing the silk industry, encouraging the manufacture of cloth, of glass-ware, of tapestries (Gobelins), and under the direction of Sully - named grand-voyer de France - improving and increasing the routes for commerce.

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  • for encouraging him in his follies and frivolity.

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  • From 1293 onward Philip and his sons had been striving to make an end of the power of the Plantagenets in Aquitaine, sometimes by the simple argument of war, more frequently by the insidious process of encroaching on ducal rights, summoning litigants to Paris, and encouraging local magnates and cities alike to play off their allegiance to their suzerain against that to their immediate lord.

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  • Gladstone, before he accepted office, had denounced the policy of annexing the Transvaal; his language was so strong that he was charged with encouraging the Beers to maintain their independence by force; his example had naturally been imitated by some of his followers at the general election; and, when be resumed power, he found himself in the difficult dilemma of either maintaining an arrangement which he had declared to be unwise, or of yielding to a demand which the Boers were already threatening to support in arms. The events of the first year of his administration added to his difficulty.

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  • About the beginning of the 10th century, however, the experiments of Messrs Settle and Padfield at Exeter, Messrs Woodall and Duckham at Bournemouth, and Dr Bueb in Germany showed such encouraging results that the idea of the vertical retort again came to the front, and several systems were proposed and tried.

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  • (6) Short Observations on a printed paper entitled, " For encouraging the Coining of Silver Money in England, and after for Keeping it here " (1695).

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  • Private property is in this sense " natural " from its obvious advantages in encouraging ' The originality - such as it is - of Paley's system (as of Bentham's) lies in its method of working out details rather than in its principles of construction.

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  • Thus, not content with encouraging writers with innovating ideas to the prejudice of traditional institutions, he attacked, in the order of the Jesuits, the strongest defender of these latter, and delivered over the new generation to revolutionary doctrines, A woman.

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  • In general there has been considerable improvement in the condition of agriculture since the introduction of railways, and in cvery province there is a royal commissioner entrusted with the duty of supervising and encouraging this branch of industry.

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  • Great Britain seized the opportunity to punish Spain for its conduct in the American War by encouraging discontent ~n the Spanish colonies, and in the Peninsula itself both nobles and people were bitterly hostile to the queen and her favorite.

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  • He protected the Catholic as well as the orthodox clergy, encouraging them both to civilize his subjects; he raised the Lithuanian army to the highest state of efficiency then attainable; defended his borders with a chain of strong fortresses; and built numerous towns including Vilna, the capital (c. 1321).

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  • His object was to retain the best horses in the country, and to keep the price of them down by limiting the demand and encouraging the supply.

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  • 6 After Valmy he had to retire to Hamm in Westphalia, where, on the death of Louis XVI., he proclaimed himself regent; from here he went south, with the idea of encouraging the royalist feeling in the south of France, and settled at Verona, where on the death of Louis XVII.

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  • In March 1863 Gordon proceeded to Sungkiang to take command of the force, which had received the name of " The Ever-Victorious Army," an encouraging though somewhat exaggerated title, considering its previous history.

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  • Only when footsteps or voices were heard did they look at one another, the princess anxious and inquiring, the nurse encouraging.

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  • These will address both social science and humanities constituencies, encouraging the rapprochement of disciplines in a comparative approach to contemporary global cultural change.

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  • A truly encouraging performance on crime was delivered by the New York police between 1993 and 2001, where it was reduced by two-thirds.

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  • They will also be given some questions to consider, encouraging them to reflect upon their progress.

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  • But ultimately by buying into that genre, it dodges the hard task of encouraging us to sympathize with a basically repugnant character.

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  • UNHCR is encouraging returnees to start emergency repairs wherever feasible.

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  • This has considerable advantages in maintaining the blood clot and encouraging new bone growth to maintain the alveolar bony ridge.

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  • These are all encouraging signs of progress in rinderpest eradication.

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  • We had not to wait long for news, and it was wholly satisfactory and encouraging.

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  • Should approaches be based on encouraging greater self-awareness, or being punitive about racism?

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  • Encouraging Many learners will find it hard to summon the self-discipline required to study on their own.

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  • It 's about having fun, building confidence, dealing with difficulties and encouraging self-expression.

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  • It is often associated with offering guidance, encouraging self- reflection and increasing self-reliance.

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  • Our team will spend quality time with each child, encouraging self-worth and maximizing potential.

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  • The Waikato teenager 's victory is an encouraging sign, given that Holt made the semifinals of the British Junior Championships this year.

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  • Several types of serotonin antagonists are under trial in IBS, some with encouraging results.

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  • The reports back from these patients are encouraging with a number reporting tumor shrinkage.

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  • At the time there was the skiffle boom encouraging many teenagers to learn guitar.

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  • A source told the Sun: Lionel thought some of Nicole 's pals were encouraging her to stay skinny.

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  • Farm forestry is another approach being tried, with projects geared to encouraging smallholders to grow more trees on their land.

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  • The economic measures were introduced purely as a means of encouraging member states to surrender greater sovereignty to the European Communities.

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  • A spokesman for the health ministry in Germany said they are now encouraging the opening of milk banks across the country.

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  • Q. What were the Victorian ideas for containing sprawl and encouraging growth?

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  • There is peace and stability and we are experiencing encouraging spurts of business activity, investment, jobs and prosperity.

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  • However, despite an encouraging performance from his players, Magpies manager Carl Taylor seemed surprisingly subdued.

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  • It is true that encouraging this practice would encourage subversion of a certain type .

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  • The trusts were introduced on the principle that encouraging employe motivation is a business expense (and therefore tax-deductible).

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  • We will develop individual potential, recognize individual needs while encouraging teamwork and reward contribution.

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  • Paul was not telling Timothy how to be " successful, " he was encouraging him to follow the divine standard.

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  • In one small trial guggul produced encouraging results when compared to the antibiotic tetracycline in the treatment of acne 6.

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  • When a tune is played the light moves from one animal to another encouraging the toddler to follow with her eyes, stimulating sight.

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  • We examine our invariant measure approximation in more detail, and include encouraging numerical examples for the Hénon system and a nonlinear torus map.

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  • Clearly, encouraging trusteeship and volunteering helps build an organization 's reputation.

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  • The focus has, at least in part, shifted toward encouraging a two-way dialog with the public.

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  • Structured sequences of locations, encouraging chunking, were compared with unstructured sequences.

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  • They are also key to encouraging urban renewal because they exclude the option of growth on urban fringes.

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  • Usury auto insurance manufacturer nj rates quot reported parts stolen encouraging othersstep rather.

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  • Looking after them may mean encouraging them to wait a while.

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  • The thinning work will let much more light into the woodland, encouraging wildflowers to return.

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  • By encouraging identification we hope to allow people the freedom to explore the world in greater security.

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  • The first month of school was very auspicious, thanks to respectful students and encouraging coworkers.

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  • An auspicious start to a year is always encouraging.

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  • I hope to be a friend that is encouraging, not enervating.

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  • The community wanted to intersperse encouraging signs throughout the downtown area.

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  • The community wanted to intersperse encouraging signs throughout the downtown area.

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  • It was rare to see a parent rebuking their children in the tight-knit community; instead they were constantly encouraging their children.

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  • BabyCenter.com contains a wealth of ideas for encouraging and inciting your child's interest in potty training.

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  • Once your child understands the concept of eating, you can begin encouraging him to feed himself.

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  • Don't worry about posing your children or encouraging your older child to smile.

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  • Although the phrase attachment parenting wasn't typically used until Dr. Jim Sears began encouraging the practice among parents, this type of parenting isn't new.

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  • The company develops these videos as a means of encouraging a baby's natural curiosity, using music, language, art, poetry, science and nature.

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  • Although you may not be able to create a good sleeping routine during those first few weeks, you can lay the groundwork for encouraging your baby to become a better sleeper.

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  • Natural toys with fewer lights, gadgets, and gizmos, are better for encouraging old fashioned, imaginative play.

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  • While Hot Milk certainly wants women to look and feel beautiful while wearing their bras, they also believe in providing security and comfort, thus encouraging women to continue breastfeeding their babies.

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  • Unglazed ceramic or stoneware dishes can easily trap small particles of food along their rough exteriors, thereby encouraging the breeding of harmful bacteria.

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  • If the only plaques you see are from the Better Business Bureau, the local veterinary association, and a notice that payment is due upon exam, these are not entirely encouraging signs.

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  • While it is encouraging when your pets just loves the treats you've baked for them, be sure to limit how many they eat.

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  • Once you figure out why there may be a problem, you can solve that and then work on encouraging your cat back into the litter box.

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  • Encouraging children to read puts them on the path to a successful life, so it should come as no surprise that Scholastic book clubs are very popular in elementary schools across the United States.

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  • Free online books for kids can be an excellent resource for anyone interested in encouraging a child's love of reading.

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  • Comic books often explore issues relating to history, government, science, and technology - thus encouraging children to learn more about these topics.

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  • In this way, chapter book series can be a great addition to your library, furthering their interest in reading and encouraging kids to read material that will challenge them.

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  • Encouraging kids to enjoy reading and dig deeper to improve their reading skills starts with providing quality books that are engaging and high interest.

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  • When they think of encouraging children to read, many people limit themselves to trips to library to check out physical books.

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  • Parents can keep track of their children's reading progress, make assignments, and send them encouraging notes.

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  • Reading historical fiction with a child, and encouraging her to check out more historical books have a few distinct benefits.

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  • Parents can get a snapshot of their children's activity, and they can send encouraging messages to their kids to motivate them to keep reading.

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  • Since the early 1990s, the credit card industry has been actively encouraging consumers to increase their credit card debt.

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  • Increase awareness of global warming in your community by living green and encouraging others to do the same.

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  • How will encouraging your kids to take part in the Friends for Change movement help?

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  • Sending your kids to the Friends for Change webpage, or encouraging them to tune into the Disney channel on TV will help drive the environmental message home in a number of ways.

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  • Encouraging them to choose this lifestyle is an important way to help them feel good about their choices.

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  • Acai contains as much or more anthocyannins as grapes, and is great for encouraging health, radiant skin.

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  • Black drawing salves are great for "drawing out" or encouraging the body to expel foreign material, such as splinters, glass shards, or stings.

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  • They can benefit the body by encouraging healing and treating a host of diseases.

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  • Colds and Flu-By encouraging perspiration, ginger may help individuals detoxify from unwanted germs and overcome illness.

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  • A bold color can also help distinguish the window, encouraging the occupants of the log cabin to take a look at the view.

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  • Encouraging women everywhere to go "bare", Bare Escentuals has expanded out to the Bare Minerals and MD Formulations divisions.

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  • Her parents were from Argentina, but it's Kat's paternal grandmother who is attributed with playing a big part in encouraging Kat's artistic talents.

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  • Encouraging your child to delve into art projects will also strengthen her cognitive and problem-solving skills, her sensory abilities, and her fine motor skills.

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  • SW: "A teacher can help with this transition by encouraging the individuals to practice.

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  • Encouraging individuals to practice new techniques and remember information when not stressed may help utilize the lessons later."

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  • By focusing on family and encouraging your teens to participate in multiple activities involving an array of social groups, you can help insulate your teens fro the negative effects of cliques.

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  • The National Eating Disorders Assocation seeks to prevent eating disorders while encouraging treatment for those who suffer from them.

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  • Encouraging them to reach their full potential in the classroom is the first step on the path toward lifelong learning.

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  • Encouraging young teens to group date is the best way for them to get to know that special someone a bit better, and they can progress to private dates after they have had more experience with each other.

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  • Hi Hannah:Encouraging her to try new things with you might be a way to go.

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  • By encouraging teens to work hard on their science project, attending their science fair, and lending support when they need it most, you are showing your teen that you love them and desire to be involved in their life.

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  • Your graduation invitations are a way of encouraging people to come to your graduation ceremony or a post-graduation party, as well as a way to share the important news.

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  • An encouraging letter or note addressed to a recent graduate.

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  • When signing your friends' yearbooks and senior books, adding a short poem or quote about success is an encouraging way to help your friends remember you in years to come.

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  • Positive reinforcement and encouraging your daughter to make the right kind of friends as a pre-teenager will go a long way once she has more freedom as a teen.

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