In addition, he was a voluminous writer, enriching scientific literature with many standard works.
He proposed to accomplish this by carefully nursing her resources, and in the meantime securing and enriching her by alliances, which would bring in large subsidies while imposing a minimum of obligations.
Crude petroleum and a thin tar, resulting from the process of enriching water-gas with petroleum, have been used ?
It acts as a weak antiseptic. It is used for enriching coal gas, as a vermin killer, in the manufacture of certain azo dyes, and in the preparation of phthalic acid (q.v.).
The college is dedicated to enriching lives through education.
Learning with computers can be a fun and enriching family activity.
Phil.) begun to endeavour after an amalgamation of the Spinozistic conception of substance with the Platonic view of an ideal realm, and to find therein the means of enriching the bareness of absolute reason.
Starting and owning a small business can be very rewarding and enriching.
Sunday school lessons are easy to find, create, and reproduce, and you don't have to spend a fortune to create an enriching curriculum for kids of all ages.
Metaphors are more akin to lies than to an enriching form of communication.
On the light, poor sands of Saxony Herr Schultz, of Lupitz, made use of serradella, yellow lupins and vetches as green manures for enriching the land in humus and nitrogen, and found the addition of potash salts and phosphates very profitable for the subsequent growth of potatoes and wheat.
Immediately dependent upon the prince, from whom they obtained their privileges, the most important of which were self-government and freedom from taxation, these traders soon became an important factor in the state, counterpoising, to some extent, the influence of the gentry, enriching the land by developing its resources, and promoting civilization by raising the standard of comfort.
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.
His successor, David I., receives the special praise of Fordun for enriching " the ports of his kingdom with foreign merchandise."
Such time as the officials could spare from the main object of enriching themselves by extortion and corruption was given up to endless official and religious ceremonies and to petty disputes of etiquette and precedence.
Our company supports today's families with young children through our breadth of products and services that make early childhood more fun and enriching.
Collecting antique toys is rewarding, enriching and also great fun.
If you are buying for a family member, you are helping him or her begin an educational and enriching habit.
However, even the people that you date casually can be enriching.
While the experience will be enriching in its own right, you don't want to waste money on credits that won't help you graduate.
Finally, both colleges and universities are designed to prepare students for the workplace and expose them to enriching topics and methods that they may not otherwise encounter.
For example, Penn State is known for offering challenging, enriching classes and expecting a lot of its students.
Enriched soil: Organic farmers spend a great deal of time enriching the soil with natural methods while conventional farming tends to deplete the soil and create imbalances in the ecosystem.
The writers and editors of LoveToKnow Seniors understand that the senior years are enriching and exciting, but also frustrating at times.
Involved as you may be in your career, family affairs, and community activities, the longtime friends and associates found in these circles are certainly enriching.
Finding activities that are fulfilling and enriching is profitable for seniors of all skill levels.
Music, whether it is going out and hearing it live or staying at home and listening to some of your favorites on the radio, can be an enriching element of a daily routine.
Yes folks, another pack of modders is at it again, enriching our video game world with more of what everybody wants: topless polygon women.
Raise money while enriching minds by holding a Read-a-Thon.
Initiating and sustaining conversation with my fiancée over phone was an enriching experience.
Probably for the first time in my life I realized how enriching and peaceful listening could be and how liberating candidness is.
Spending time with someone that you love can be one of the most enriching parts of life.
Travel is a wonderfully enriching experience; one gets to meet different people, and hopefully learn about a culture other than their own.
We want our kids to enjoy the time they spend on the computer, but we also want the experience to be enriching and educational in some way if at all possible.
In terms of enriching your French vocabulary, the following variations can help you do just that.
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If Beowulf, the champion of the Gautar, had already become a theme of epic song, the resemblance of name might easily suggest the idea of enriching history by adding to it the achievements of Beaw.
Boccaccio's tales, in like manner, continue the tradition of the fabliaux, raising that literary species to the rank of finished art, enriching it with humour and strengthening its substance by keen insight into all varieties of character.
The task of purifying and enriching the language and restoring the cult of the Quinhentistas was perseveringly carried out by Francisco Manoel de Nascimento (q.v.) in numerous compositions in prose and verse, both original and translated.
He never had any opportunity of enriching his mind by travel or study, but he was remarkable for a strongly religious temperament and seems for some time to have been connected with the Moravians.
He was also extremely unpopular, because he was wrongly suspected of enriching himself at the public expense.'
Not content with enriching them by gifts and lucrative offices, he made their aggrandizement the principal object of his policy as a secular prince.
The gas obtained by the Young process, when tested by itself in the burners most suited for its combustion, gives on the photometer an illuminating value averaging from 50 to 60 candle-power, but it is claimed, and quite correctly, that the enriching power of the gas is considerably greater.
For many years the price of benzol has been falling, owing to the large quantities produced in meat arlch by the coke ovens, and at its present price it is by far the volatile cheapest enriching material that can be obtained.
it is used in various forms of carburettor, in which it is volatilized and its vapour used for enriching coal gas up to the requisite illuminating power.
ordinary gas, thereby enriching it, but as the supply became limited and the price prohibitive, other methods were from time to time advocated to replace its use in the enrichment of illuminating gas.
He had impoverished Carlisle, and in his new see, according to Burnet (who calls him "a sour ill-tempered man"), "minded chiefly the enriching of his family."
four years respite, and these had been occupied in violent intrigues between the constable de Richemont i and the sire de la Trmoille, the young kings favorites, and solely desirous of enriching themselves at his expense.
Owing to their mental qualities, their tendencies and their resources, the bourgeoisie had been, if not alone, at least most apt in profiting by the development of industry, ly the extension of commerce, and by the formation of a new and mobile means of enriching themselves.
It is achieved by enriching and extending the normal fallow of low-producing forms of agriculture.
It may be - supposedly is - culturally enriching.
Working together, students and faculty develop a critical mass of mutually enriching work across a range of research areas.
Funds are being channeled away from social programs into enriching the financiers, a program to parasitically remove funds from the economy.
fodder legumes capable of enriching soil fertility.
The rice-wheat rotation has led to the displacement of grain and fodder legumes capable of enriching soil fertility.
In the 1990s the thief became a middleman - a fence - immensely enriching himself in the process.
What Microsoft is up to is not especially enriching itself, but gleefully crushing the opposition.
Lesley suggests enriching the soil with well rotted manure, or mushroom compost and adding blood, fish and bone before planting the hedge.
But it gave some impetus to the practice of green manuring with leguminous crops, which are equally capable with such a crop as mustard of enriching the soil in humus, whilst in addition they bring into the soil from the atmosphere a quantity of nitrogen available for the use of subsequent crops of any kind.
The chief had lately become a member of the Institute, and did his utmost to inflame in France that love of art and science which he had helped to kindle by enriching the museums of Paris with the treasures of Italy.
For this reason proposals have been made to plant in the place of weeds low-growing leguminous plants, the growth of which will not only prevent impoverishment and loss of soil during the rains and conserve moisture in the heat, but will also have the effect of enriching the soil in nitrogenous constituents through the power leguminous plants possess of absorbing nitrogen from the air through nodules on their roots.
100.00 These elements in tar are built up into an enormous number of compounds (see Coal Tar), and its value as a by-product may be gathered from the fact that on fractional distillation it yields - (I) benzene and its homologues, from which aniline, the source of most of the coal-tar colours, can be derived; (2) carbolic acid, from which picric acid, used as a dye, a powerful explosive, and to give the bitter flavour to some kinds of beer, is made, also many most valuable disinfectants; (3) naphthalene, used for disinfecting, and also as the "Albo-carbon" employed in an enriching burner for gas; (4) pitch, extensively used in path-making, from which such bodies as anthracene and saccharin can be extracted.
When the necessary temperature of the fuel and superheater has been reached, the air blast is cut off, and steam is blown through the generator, forming water gas, which meets the enriching oil at the top of the first superheater, called the carburettor, and carries the vapours with it through the main superheaters, where the fixing of the hydrocarbons takes place.
Originally developed by a mother, this company strives to create enriching, interactive products and media for infants and young children.
Whether you are inclined to attend traditional religious services or seek out other enriching activities, getting in touch with your spiritual side will help keep anxiety away.
A feature of this struggle was the reckless way in which the rival kings gave away the property of the crown in order to gain adherents, thus enriching the princes and weakening the central government.
Enriching the gas by vapours and permanent gases obtained by decomposing the tar formed at the same time as the gas.
The people see money passing through their hands at an enormous rate only to find its way to enriching the financial elite.
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