Sarah broke the silence with a tenuous giggle that evoked a twisted smile from Jackson.
He declares that in spite of long-established conditions and correspondingly evoked characters new conditions will cause new responsive characters.
The Malta marriage question evoked widespread agitation; Sir A.
and Catharine of Aragon was the most famous English cause tried by delegates under the " original " jurisdiction of the pope, and was ultimately " evoked " to Rome.
His conduct evoked the fiercest denunciations of Luther, but it also displeased more moderate men and especially Erasmus.
The question as to the date of the martyrdom has evoked considerable controversy.
These two tendencies may well be said to be general instincts of humanity; because, though not always called into activity, they are always liable to be evoked, and in all ages and among all races they frequently have asserted themselves.
The ministry was saved by a mere accident - the expulsion of Danish agitators from North Schleswig by the German government, which evoked a passion of patriotic protest throughout Denmark, and united all parties, the war minister declaring in the Folketing, during the debate on the military budget (January 1899), that the armaments of Denmark were so far advanced that any great power must think twice before venturing to attack her.
Her questions evoked a quick lull in other conversation.
On the 19th of February 1906 the parliament was dissolved, without writs being issued for a new election, a fact accepted by the country with an equanimity highly disconcerting The agreement with the crown which had made this course possible included the postponement of the military questions that had evoked the crisis, and the acceptance of the principle of Universal Suffrage by the Coalition leaders, who announced that their main tasks would be to repair the mischief wrought by the " unconstitutional " Fejervary cabinet, and then to introduce a measure of franchise reform so wide that it would be possible to ascertain the will of the whole people on the questions at issue between themselves and the crown.
The worshippers at the shrine of Chinese philosophy evoked a reactionary spirit of nationalism, just as the excessive worship of Occidental civilization was destined to do in the I9th century.
But in the last years during which this circle kept together a new spirit appeared in Roman politics and a new power in Roman literature, the revolutionary spirit evoked by the Gracchi in opposition to the long-continued ascendancy of the senate, and the new power of Roman satire, which was exercised impartially and unsparingly against both the excesses of the revolutionary spirit and the arrogance and incompetence of the extreme party among the nobles.
His eloquence made him the most prominent member of the Cercles Catholiques d'Ouvriers, and his attacks on Republican social policy at last evoked a prohibition from the minister of war.
whether Episcopal or Presbyterian, its own latent capacity for co-operation has been evoked by actual needs to a degree never before realized in England.
They are evoked by pressing needs of the hour among some definite body of Christians and not by any literary motive.'
It is supposed that these remarkable phenomena have gradually been evoked by difference in the nutrition of the alternating generations.
12, 13, describing Solomon's building of the Temple, show how great national occurrences and the deeds of ancient Israelitish heroes stimulated the national genius for poetry, and evoked lyric songs, suffused with religious feeling, by which their memory was perpetuated.
The perception of these difficulties has evoked a movement for what is called a short ballot.
The balance of power between parties in parliament was held by the province of Quebec, and there racial and religious feeling evoked no slight sympathy for Riel.
a universal jubilee - an announcement which evoked a thrill of joy in the whole of Christendom.
- Cotton goods are of an infinite variety, and the titles that experience or fancy have evoked are even more numerous than the kinds.
In dealing with the individual eschatology we must carefully distinguish the popular ideas regarding death and the hereafter which Israel shared with the other Semitic peoples, from the intuitions, inferences, aspirations evoked in the pious by the divine revelation itself.
They created profound excitement among orthodox theologians, and evoked many replies, in which Lessing was bitterly condemned for having published writings of so dangerous a tendency.
Then all France awoke to a sense of her obligation to him, and his public funeral on the 6th of January 1883 evoked one of the most overwhelming displays of national sentiment ever witnessed on a similar occasion.
On the other hand, the Didascalia seems to have been evoked partly by Judaizing propaganda in north Syria.
The pope's negotiations with Henry's representative evoked a bitter and menacing protest and a categorical demand for the performance of promises.
Larger and thicker in the rabbit, when excited it gives rise in that animal to movements of the eyes and of the fore-limbs and neck; but it is only in much higher types, such as the dog, that the cortex yields, under experimental excitation, definitely localized foci, whence can be evoked movements of the fore-limb, hind-limb, neck, eyes, ears and face.
The movement evoked from a point of cortex is not always the same; its character is determined by movements evoked from neighbouring points of cortex immediately antecedently.
Thus among the tongue movements evoked by stigmatic stimulation of the cortex undeviated protrusion or retraction of the organ is not found.
In 1830 they came to Paris, where they sang in the streets, Rachel giving such patriotic songs as the Parisienne and the Marseillaise with a rude but precocious energy which evoked special admiration and an abundant shower of coppers.
The dissolution of the monasteries had meanwhile evoked a popular protest in the north, and it was only by skilful and unscrupulous diplomacy that Henry was enabled to suppress so easily the Pilgrimage of Grace.
St Hilaire and afterwards his son Isodore regarded variation as not indefinite but directly evoked by the demands of the environment.
The first and most obvious sentiment which sophistry evoked was an enthusiastic and admiring interest.
The ten years' crisis (1831-1841) evoked by the revolt of Mehemet Ali, pasha of Egypt, thus resolved itself into a diplomatic struggle between Russia and the other powers to maintain or to recover influence at Constantinople.
The elastic resistance evoked by this deflexion is proportional to the deflexion, so that if c is a constant depending upon the form,, material and, method of support of the shaft, the following equality must hold if the shaft is to rotate stably at the stated speed- -~ (y+e)ai=cy, from which y=Wafe/(gcWa2).
Later, observing the bitter feelings that had been evoked by the distribution of land among the veterans of Caesar, Antonius and Fulvia changed their attitude, and stood forward as the defenders of those who had suffered from its operation.
This incident, combined with the employment of the so-called Cossacks, evoked a protest from the Nationalists, who asserted that Russia was aiding the Royalists; the accusation was true only in so far as it referred to the conduct of certain Russian officials who acted without the consent of the Russian government.
Most of the literature evoked by the controversy on either side was devoted to rebutting the attack of some individual opponent.
Of the nine fundamental laws of that Priscillian, whose widespread heresy evoked from the synod of Saragossa (418) the canon, " No one shall fast on Sunday, nor may any one absent himself from church during Lent and hold a festival of his own," appears, on the question of fasting, not to have differed from the Encratites and various other sects of Manichean tendency (c. 406).
hastened to accept the offers made to him (1552); but this was rather late in the day, for the reform movement had produced civil war and evoked fresh forces.
abhorrence for the emigrant nobility, fear of the ancien rÃ©gime, dislike of foreigners, hatred of England, an appetite for conquest evoked by revolutionary propaganda, and the love of glory, In this Napoleon was a soldier of the people: because of this he judged and ruled his contemporaries.
But besides this feeling of respect, Pfuel evoked pity in Prince Andrew.
The news of that battle of Tarutino, unexpectedly received by Napoleon at a review, evoked in him a desire to punish the Russians (Thiers says), and he issued the order for departure which the whole army was demanding.
Pierre had evoked the passionate affection of the Italian merely by evoking the best side of his nature and taking a pleasure in so doing.
evoked to the royal court a prosecution for abduction pending before the archbishop of Tarragona, declaring that the archbishop and the official were incompetent to judge noblemen.
Causes could be evoked to the tsar himself, " when any partiality of the judges in any affair in which they themselves were interested was discovered" (ib.).
In Transylvania, however, the common peril evoked by the Turkish incursion and a simultaneous rising of the Vlach peasantry had knit together the jarring interests of Magyars, Saxons and Szeklers, a union which, under the national hero, the voivode Janos Hunyadi, was destined for a while to turn the tide of war.
with being the most brilliant orator of the British Empire, and the enthusiasm which he evoked in London was great.
A visit of the alake to England in 1904 evoked considerable public interest.
The rising national feeling in Germany also stimulated the separatist tendencies of the of the duchies; and "Schleswig-Holsteinism," as it now began to be called, evoked in Denmark the counter-movement known as Eiderdansk-politik, i.e.
Parliament met in November 1529 and passed many acts against clerical exactions, mortuaries, probate dues and Attack on pluralities, which evoked a passionate protest from the church Bishop Fisher: Now, with the Commons, he cried inparlia- in the House of Lords, is nothing but Down with meat, the Church.
Halley in 1716; they were later insisted upon by Lalande; an enthusiasm for co-operation was evoked, and the globe, from Siberia to Otaheite, was studded with observing parties.
It appealed to and evoked a high order of intelligence, and its insistence on personal individual salvation has borne worthy fruit.
That pale, sad, refined face, that radiant look, those gentle graceful gestures, and especially the deep and tender sorrow expressed in all her features agitated him and evoked his sympathy.
Wherever we were wounded and stricken her heart bled in sympathy, and all our maladies and miseries evoked from her a lyric wail."
Causes could even be evoked to Rome before any judgment and there heard in first instance (Van Espen, pars iii.
Ford owes his position among English dramatists to the intensity of his passion, in particular scenes and passages where the character, the author and the reader are alike lost in the situation and in the sentiment evoked by it; and this gift is a supreme dramatic gift.
As it was, although Parker said that Grindal "was not resolute and severe enough for the government of London," his attempts to enforce the use of the surplice evoked angry protests, especially in 1565, when considerable numbers of the nonconformists were suspended; and Grindal of his own motion denounced Cartwright to the Council in 1570.
He wrote to the great geometer a letter on the principles of mechanics, which evoked an immediate and enthusiastic response.
played a perilous game; but the stakes were high, and he fancied himself strong enough to guide the tempest he evoked.
Ferrier's investigations showed, motor reactions of the facial and sensori- limb muscles are regularly and easily evoked.
The programme was exclusively literary, but for the moment it enabled Protagoras to satisfy the demand which he had discovered and evoked.
The leader was condemned to death in the emir's court and executed in the market place of Sokoto, and the incident was chiefly interesting for the display of loyalty to the British administration which it evoked on all sides from the native rulers.
And the end times were evoked by name in Francis Ford Coppola's 1979 film apocalypse Now.
We are also using auditory evoked potentials to measure more directly the neural correlates of these processes.
Neonatal brainstem auditory evoked response recorded using maximum length sequences.
cotton-picking fingers and moonshine whiskey was evoked in the final rockinÃ¢ dueling guitar epic with EWBÃ¢s passionate vocal.
As shown above, the United Kingdom has an old, mostly disused blasphemy law which is rarely evoked.
Two nights before, I dreamt of being confronted by a fierce, very awake dragon and it evoked terror in me.
I began to suspect that certain sounds evoked certain emotions, like the Baptist hymns.
endearing personality has evoked an equally positive response from the media.
evoked more sympathy than disdain.
evoked by traumatic events and experiences, was again linked to increased levels of smoking by the respondents.
evoked potential (VEP) patterns.
Pearl's troubled relationship with language is powerfully evoked.
Moreover, Giles Croft perfectly evoked a sense of each epoch of the play.
Here, time, setting and atmosphere are beautifully evoked.
The glazing in the undulating ribbon roof revealed London's billowing skyscape, a sight that somehow evoked the smell of the sea.
evoked when Crichton tempts the Loams to his island table.
evoked in a single play.
Their experience was that they as a family no longer evoked positive feelings but were instead pitied.
grope blindly groping ropes of writhing emerald light evoked a primal terror in Vanir's soul, sending chill shivers down her spine.
Whatever the film evoked in our feelings for Jesus, it did not instill any sense of gratitude to God.
memory would have evoked primitive memories, the identification with the import of John's description would have been visceral.
moonshine whiskey was evoked in the final rockinÃ¢ dueling guitar epic with EWBÃ¢s passionate vocal.
From generation to generation, the wonder evoked by this ineffable mystery never ceases.
Maximum length sequence brainstem evoked response - a potentially sensitive means to detect neural dysfunction of the brain in high risk neonates.
nihilism of punk into sonic and melodic extremes that evoked everything from dub reggae to Stockhausen.
Emiliana's endearing personality has evoked an equally positive response from the media.
romanticism evoked by Florence.
The central sulcus (CS) was identified by somatosensory evoked potential (SEP) phase reversal.
titillatenflate pleasurable responses of a sexually titillating nature and other agreeably sensuous pleasures with the pleasurable response evoked by beauty.
Once Madame Roland appeared personally in the Assembly to repel the falsehoods of an accuser, and her ease and dignity evoked enthusiasm and compelled acquittal.
On the other hand, adaptations, especially those evoked by climatic or edaphic conditions, may only, be shown by the seedling if grown under the appropriate external conditions; here what is hereditary is not the actual adaptation, but the capacity for responding in a particular way to a certain set of external conditions.
aperture evoked the comment in his journal for that year, "There is not now a single person employed or instrument used in the observatory which was there in Mr Pond's time"; and the transformation was completed by the inauguration of spectroscopic work in 1868 and of the photographic registration of sun-spots in 1873.
The Meteoritic Hypothesis (1890) propounds a comprehensive scheme of cosmical evolution, which has evoked more dissent than approval, while the Sun's Place in Nature (1897) lays down the lines of a classification of the stars, depending upon their supposed temperature-relations.
1813) for seditious libel in 1800, drove the lawyers for the defence from the court, and evoked the wrath of the Republicans, who were stirred to action by a political harangue on the evil tendencies of democracy which he delivered as a charge to a grand jury at Baltimore in 1803.
In the duel between the hunter and the beast-mind the intellectual powers of perception, memory, reason and will were developed; experience and knowledge by experience were enlarged, language and the graphic arts were fostered, the inventive faculty was evoked and developed, and primitive science was fostered in the unfolding of numbers, metrics, clocks, astronomy, history and the philosophy of causation.
The political turn which was being given by some to the Society, to the detriment of its real spiritual work, evoked the fears of the wiser heads of the body; and in the fifth general congregation held in1593-1594it was decreed: "Whereas in these times of difficulty and danger it has happened through the fault of certain individuals, through ambition and intemperate zeal, that our institute has been ill spoken of in divers places and before divers sovereigns.
Whenever such sense is evoked it is only as a momentary relief to his prevailing sense of the hideousness of contemporary life, or in protest against what he regarded as the enervating influences of art.
abhorrence for the emigrant nobility, fear of the ancien rÃƒ©gime, dislike of foreigners, hatred of England, an appetite for conquest evoked by revolutionary propaganda, and the love of glory, In this Napoleon was a soldier of the people: because of this he judged and ruled his contemporaries.
Afterwards when he recalled those thoughts Pierre was convinced that someone outside himself had spoken them, though the impressions of that day had evoked them.
Antonioni 's Italy is a far cry from the bucolic romanticism evoked by Florence.
They and the new battleships with their graceful sheer and boiling wake evoked poetic similes.
Respiratory related evoked potentials during the transition from alpha to theta EEG activity in Stage 1 NREM sleep.
They conflate pleasurable responses of a sexually titillating nature and other agreeably sensuous pleasures with the pleasurable response evoked by beauty.
The symbol of the perfume, a bride, celebrates the vision of this iconic brand to create a product that evoked the epitome of a woman's beauty.
These nineteenth-century performers never actually disrobed, but they were harassed, fined, and occasionally jailed for pulling up their skirts, flashing their underwear, and swiveling their hips in a way that evoked the throes of passion.
Evoked potentials study: Wires attached to the scalp, neck, and limbs are connected to a computer to measure the electrical activity in certain areas of the brain and spinal cord when specific sensory nerve pathways are stimulated.
This test is also called the brainstem auditory evoked response.
These techniques measure auditory evoked potentials (AEPs), which are changes in the brain's neural-electrical activity in response to the reception of auditory signals.
Auditory evoked potential (AEP)-A change in the neural-electrical activity in the brain in response to auditory signals.
An evoked otoacoustic emissions (OAE) test that detects an echo emitted by the inner ear in response to sound; the echo is produced only if the inner ear is healthy and functioning normally.
Gaze evoked nystagmus occurs only when one is looking to the side in extreme lateral gaze.
An evoked potentials study may be part of the EEG test.
Evoked potentials record the response of the brain to a sensory, visual, or auditory stimulus.
In the Victorian age, masked ball attendees wore dresses that either harked back to a Victorian idea of a previous era, evoked a painting, or had a thematic element, such as "night."
Wearing a corset from Fredericks of Hollywood presents an altogether contrary image to one evoked by wearing the sleek styles of Vera Wang.
Joao; in Patria he evoked in a series of dramatic scenes and lashed with satire the kings of the Braganza dynasty, and in Os Simples he interprets in sonorous stanzas the life of country-folk by the light of his powerful imagination and pantheistic tendencies.
" Ichabod " and " The Lost Occasion," both evoked by the attitude of Webster, are Roman in their condemnation and " wild with all regret."
Pierre too drew near the church where the thing was that evoked these exclamations, and dimly made out something leaning against the palings surrounding the church.
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