Exaggerated sentence examples

  • A student in a gray wig and exaggerated backside was at the sink, pretending to wash dishes.

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  • Joan produced an exaggerated sigh.

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  • "Middle ground, sweetie," she repeated with exaggerated innocence.

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  • How numerous they were when the Spaniards first came among them cannot be said; undoubtedly tradition has greatly exaggerated their number.

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  • She gave an exaggerated sigh.

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  • This "vagina" is sometimes of exaggerated size.

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  • Raising a brow, Señor Medena spoke with exaggerated patience.

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  • It is quite possible, as some apologists suggest, that the number of his victims may have been exaggerated, but that they are to be counted by thousands there can be no doubt.

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  • The islands are briefly noticed by Marco Polo, who probably saw without visiting them, under the name Angamanain, seemingly an Arabic dual, "The two Angamans," with the exaggerated but not unnatural picture of the natives, long current, as dog-faced Anthropophagi.

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  • She quirked a brow and made an exaggerated point of putting her hair back in order, tossing her head pertly and smiling up at him.

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  • C. Licinius Macer (died 66), who has been called the last of the annalists, wrote a voluminous work, which, although he paid great attention to the study of his authorities, was too rhetorical, and exaggerated the achievements of his own family.

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  • As he turned away, he noted Elisabeth watching, and gave her an exaggerated wink.

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  • "Glad to see y'all are still in a happy mood," Hunter said, an exaggerated smile on his face.

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  • With exaggerated care Cynthia mounted the wooden catwalk atop the penstock, holding Dean's hand tightly.

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  • 9, ro, that God would visit the sins of the fathers upon the children, and it lived on in later Judaism under exaggerated forms. The hopes of the individual Jew were based on the piety of holy ancestors.

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  • "If only you could touch horses," Grande said with a sigh of exaggerated melancholy.

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  • Very exaggerated statements have been made as to the employment of the catacombs as dwelling-places by the Christians in times of persecution.

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  • I need you to take me to a spaceship so I can arrange to go home, she said with exaggerated slowness to make sure he understood despite her faulty translator.

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  • "Alas. I think I've got plans," she replied with an exaggerated sigh.

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  • It is not likely that he would write in support of Cardinal Beaton's policy, and the dialect is an exaggerated form of Latinized Middle Scots, differing materially from the language of the Compendious Book.

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  • The importance of his work in organizing and building up the American Lutheran Church, of which he has been called the Patriarch, can hardly be exaggerated; but his example in preaching in English as well as in German was, unfortunately for the growth of the Lutheran Church, not followed by his immediate successors.

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  • Exaggerated importance must not be attributed to the swollen deficit.

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  • The spreading branches have a tendency to assume a tortuous form, owing to the central shoots becoming abortive, and the growth thus being continued laterally, causing a zigzag development, more exaggerated in old trees and those standing in From Kotschy, op. cit.

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  • When she first wrote from Tuscumbia to Mr. Michael Anagnos, Dr. Howes son-in-law and his successor as Director of the Perkins Institution, about her work with her pupil, the Boston papers began at once to publish exaggerated accounts of Helen Keller.

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  • The newspapers caught Mr. Anagnos's spirit and exaggerated a hundred-fold.

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  • They spoke of the war, and like everyone else unconsciously exaggerated their sorrow about it; they spoke of their last meeting--Nicholas trying to change the subject--they talked of the governor's kind wife, of Nicholas' relations, and of Princess Mary's.

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  • 11, &c.), who gives a somewhat exaggerated description of the site, and as Urbs Vetus elsewhere after his time.

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  • These returns will serve to correct the exaggerated estimate of 22,315,000 for 1900 which was published in Brazil and accepted by many foreign publications.

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  • It shows that the " sobriety " of the Antiochene scholars can be predicated only of their exegesis; their style of piety was as exaggerated in its devotion to the ideals of monasticism as was that of their monophysite opponents.

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  • The popular accounts of the persecution for which he was responsible are no doubt exaggerated, and it sometimes ceased for considerable periods so far as capital punishments were concerned.

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  • Mme de Stael was not a persona rata at court, but she seems to have played the part of ambassadress, as she played most parts, in a rather noisy and exaggerated manner, but not ill.

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  • His descriptions, which were somewhat exaggerated, were largely used by Macaulay in his History of England.

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  • While such judgments are naturally exaggerated, there is no doubt that he takes a very high place among modern Latin poets.

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  • Many instances of exaggerated and apparently unnatural structure nevertheless occur, as in the case of the genera Pangonia, Nemestrina, Achias, Diopsis and the family Celyphidae, .and, as might be expected, it is chiefly in tropical species that these peculiarities are found.

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  • In the main he copied Marinus whose work he revised and supplemented in some points, but he failed to realize the peninsular shape of India, erroneously exaggerated the size of Taprobane (Ceylon), and suggested that the Indian Ocean had no connexion with the western ocean, but formed Mare Clausum.

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  • His sigh was exaggerated.

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  • In the East all such traits are exaggerated, a result perhaps rather of the statecraft than of the religions of Egypt and Persia.

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  • 38) though the difference is apt to be exaggerated by those who forget how much of the element of r7 44c1,4: lies in Paul's conception of 7rioiris.

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  • Autumn is warmer than spring, especially in the coastal regions, and this is exaggerated in the eastern region by local land winds, which replace the cool sea-breezes of summer: overcoats are ordinarily worn in Spain and Italy till July, and are then put aside till October.

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  • The pope was accused of having exaggerated the conspiracy of the cardinals for purposes of financial gain, but most of such accusations appear to be unsubstantiated.

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  • Nests of this species were found in 1821 by Johana Wilhelm Zetterstedt near Juckasj,rwi in Swedish Lapland, but little was known concerning its nidification until 1855, when John Wolley, after two years' ineffectual search, succeeded in obtaining near the Finnish village Muonioniska, on the Swedish frontier, well-authenticated specimens with the eggs, both of which are like exaggerated bullfinches'.

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  • A violent gust strikes the plate, which is driven back and carried by its own momentum far past the position in which a steady wind of the same force would place it; by the time the motion has reached the pen it has been greatly exaggerated by the springiness of the connexion, and not only is the plate itself driven too far back, but also its position is wrongly recorded by the pen; the combined errors act the same way, and more than double the real maximum pressure may be indicated on the chart.

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  • Some of the complaints against the companies, however, were exaggerated, and the estimates formed of the possible commercial development of telegraphy were optimistic. The basis for these estimates was the experience of other countries, which, however, did not justify the expectation that a large increase of business consequent on reduction of rates could be obtained without serious diminution of profit.

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  • Jovinian thus indicates a natural and vigorous reaction against the exaggerated asceticism of the 4th century, a protest shared by Helvidius and Vigilantius.

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  • As a general rule the annalists wrote in a spirit of uncritical patriotism, which led them to minimize or gloss over such disasters as the conquest of Rome by Porsena and the compulsory payment of ransom to the Gauls, and to flatter the people by exaggerated accounts of Roman prowess, dressed up in fanciful language.

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  • " This steadfast faith in autocratic methods and the exaggerated fear of revolutionary principles were shown in foreign as well as in home affairs.

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  • (6) Then followed the rites of desacralization, including burning of certain of the instruments, lustration of the post, destruction of the butter, &c. Finally the priest, the sacrificer and his wife performed a lustration, found in an exaggerated form in the "bath" which concluded the soma sacrifice, and the ceremonies were at an end.

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  • The main problem is whether the account of David's rule has been exaggerated, or whether the attempt has been made to throw back to the time of the first king of all Israel later political conditions.

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  • He held fast to the great idea of the catholicity of the English Church, to that conception of it which regards it as a branch of the whole Christian church, and emphasizes its historical continuity and identity from the time of the apostles, but here again his policy was at fault; for his despotic administration not only excited and exaggerated the tendencies to separatism and independentism which finally prevailed, but excluded large bodies of faithful churchmen from communion with their church and from their country.

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  • The swiftest current te,-ids, by reason of centrifugal force, to follow the outer side of every significant curve in the channel; hence the concave bank, against which the rapid current sweeps, is worn away; thus any chance irregularity is exaggerated, and in time a series of large serpentines or meanders is developed,, the most-symmetrical examples at present being those near Greenville, Miss.

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  • Next, dependent on the inclination of the earths axis, is the division of the planetary year into the terrestrial seasons, with winter and summer changes of temperature, wind-strength and precipitation: these seasonal changes are not of the restrained measure that is characteristic of the oceanic southern temperate zone, but of the exaggerated measure appropriate to the continental interruptions of ~the northern land-and-water zone, to which the term temperate is so generally inapplicable.

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  • These prescriptions are marked by a conscientious classification based on considerations of material, size and number; but they lose themselves in an exaggerated casuistry.

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  • The projection of the muzzle, which gives the character of brutality to the gorilla as distinguished from the man, is yet further exaggerated in the lemurs, as is also the backward position.

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  • Food intolerances involve an exaggerated or abnormal physical reaction to a food or food additive, and are not associated with an immune reaction.

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  • The importance of this singular but superficial departure from the normal structure has been so needlessly exaggerated as a character that at the present time its value is apt to be unduly depreciated.

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  • Starting from the basis " that the phrase `birds are greatly modified reptiles' would hardly be an exaggerated expression of the closeness " of the resemblance between the two classes, which he had previously brigaded under the name of Sauropsida (as he had brigaded the Pisces and Amphibia as Ichthyopsida), he drew in bold outline both their likenesses and their differences, and then proceeded to inquire how the A y es could be most appropriately subdivided into orders, suborders and families.

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  • He was one of the first of his countrymen to recognize and come under the influence of German thought and speculation, and, amidst an exaggerated alarm of German heresy, did much to vindicate the authority of the sounder German critics.

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  • His immoralities, like his acts of persecution, were exaggerated by his opponents; but his private life was undoubtedly a scandal to religion, and has only the excuse that it was not worse than that of most of his order at the time.

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  • Equally exaggerated are the statements as to the linear and lateral extent of the catacombs, and their intercommunication with one another.

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  • Special commissioners were to have concurrent jurisdiction with the U.S. circuit and district courts and the inferior courts of Territories in enforcing the law; fugitives could not testify in their own behalf; no trial by jury was provided; i The precise amount of organization in the Underground Railroad cannot be definitely ascertained because of the exaggerated use of the figure of railroading in the documents of the "presidents" of the road, Robert Purvis and Levi Coffin, and of its many "conductors," and their discussion of the "packages" and "freight" shipped by them.

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  • The school did not produce an extensive literature, but it played an important part in resisting an exaggerated Augustinianism by reasserting the freedom of the will and the continued existence of the divine image in human nature after the fall.

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  • Lori's sigh was exaggerated.

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  • This description is doubtless exaggerated.

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  • His colouring for the most part is unpleasing, partly owing to his violent treatment of skies with crude blues and orange, and his chiaroscuro usually is much exaggerated.

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  • Unfortunately, the calculation of probable railway revenue on The railwhich the conventions had been based proved to be way C0fl enormously exaggerated.

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  • In spite of the admission of their co-religionists to high office in the government, the Mussulmans, it is true, still complained of continuous ill-treatment having for its object their expatriation; but these complaints were declared by Sir Edward Grey, in answer to a question in parliament, to be exaggerated.

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  • The antiquity of Asiatic history is often exaggerated.

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  • In this view there is certainly some truth, but it is much exaggerated.

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  • Information having been communicated to Rome, the whole of the Cenci family were arrested early in 1599; but the story of the hardships they underwent in prison is greatly exaggerated.

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  • 20 the principles for which he fought, the posthumous reputation of Becket must appear strangely exaggerated.

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  • Furthermore, the observations on American wasps render it probable that the earlier accounts of the instinctive behaviour of such wasps are exaggerated.

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  • In general it may be said that her influence on politics has been much exaggerated.

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  • It is singular enough that Glanvill who had not only shown, but even exaggerated, the infirmity of human reason, himself provided an example of its weakness; for, after having combated scientific dogmatism, he not only yielded to vulgar superstitions, but actually endeavoured to accredit them both in his revised edition of the Vanity of Dogmatizing, published as Scepsis scientifica (1665, ed.

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  • His one act of wanton devastation, the clearing of the New Forest, has been grossly exaggerated.

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  • The praise, though it has been at times exaggerated, is on the whole just, certainly in respect of variety of work and mastery of form.

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  • Frederick, though his love of teasing for teasing's sake has been exaggerated by Macaulay, was a martinet of the first water, had a sharp though one-sided idea of justice, and had not the slightest intention of allowing Voltaire to insult or to tyrannize over his other guests and servants.

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  • The fogs of London have a peculiar and perhaps an exaggerated notoriety.

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  • He remained to the last a man of the world, though tormented with an exaggerated terror of death.

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  • It may appear a somewhat exaggerated assertion that glass was used for more purposes, and in one sense more extensively, by the Romans of the imperial period than by ourselves in the present day; but it is one which can be borne out by evidence.

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  • He was followed by a dynasty of 11 Sumerian kings, who are said to have reigned for 368 years, a number which must be much exaggerated.

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  • This fashion continued until, in the 17th century, the sleeves became much fuller; but it was not till the, 8th century that they developed into the familiar exaggerated balloon shape, confined at the wrists by a ribbon, beyond which a ruffle projected.

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  • This fashion survived throughout most of the 19th century, but there has since been a tendency to revert to the earlier less exaggerated form, and the sleeves have been reattached to the rochet.

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  • He was a man of brutal and worthless character; but although Gibbon's statement that he was "just, humane and even partial towards the afflicted Christians" may be exaggerated, it is probable that he never exhibited any special hostility towards them.

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  • The Hanseatics regarded the princes with a growing and exaggerated fear and found some relief in the formation in 1418 of a thrice-renewed alliance, known as the "Tohopesate," against princely aggression.

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  • The chroniclers speak of 5000 killed and 1 i,000 prisoners; and, although these figures must be exaggerated, so great was the number of captives taken by the Genoese as to give rise to the saying - "To see Pisa, you must now go to Genoa."

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  • The fame of this Belad-el-Jerid, or "Country of the Date Palms," was so exaggerated during the r 7th and 18th centuries that the European geographers extended the designation from this small area in the south of Tunisia to cover much of inner Africa.

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  • Nevertheless the artistic value of the objects consumed has been greatly exaggerated by some writers.

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  • Still this partial divorce of himself from the record of the social and scientific activity of his time, though it may save a thinker from the deplorable evils of dispersion, moral and intellectual, accounts in no small measure for the exaggerated egoism, and the absence of all feeling for reality, which marked Comte's later days.

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  • Of this quality there was no trace in his manner, which was courteous, conciliatory and even deferential; nor in his speech, which breathed an almost exaggerated humility.

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  • The latter were no doubt deliberately exaggerated, and yet a comparison between the head of Fox in Sayer's plate "Carlo Khan's triumphal entry into Leadenhall," and in Abbot's portrait, shows that the caricaturist did not depart from the original.

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  • In some of the species the elongate form of the head is still more exaggerated by a pointed flexible appendage of the snout (Passerita), which may be nearly half an inch in length, or leaf-like, as in the Madagascar Langaha.

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  • of the fort; after heavy losses to both sides, about 250 men from the fort under Willett attacked the camp of the Indians who were supporting St Leger, thus relieved Herkimer through the falling back of the British and Indians to save their supplies, captured five ensigns of the Royal Greens, and seized large quantities of stores from the enemy's camp. The siege now lost force, the Indians straggled away after the loss of their camp supplies, and on the 23rd of August, St Leger, hearing exaggerated reports of the immediate approach of large reinforcements under General Benedict Arnold, withdrew, abandoning his camp and stores.

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  • When the source of the name was forgotten its meaning was not unnaturally misinterpreted, and gained for Gawain the reputation of a facile morality, which was exaggerated by the pious compilers of the later Grail romances into persistent and aggravated wrong-doing; at the same time it is to be noted that Gawain is never like Tristan and Lancelot, the hero of an illicit connexion maintained under circumstances of falsehood and treachery.

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  • It was a hunting-ground of the West Saxon kings, but, as already stated, was afforested by the Conqueror, whose cruelty in the matter is probably exaggerated by the traditional account.

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  • At the same time her extravagance in dress, jewelry and amusements (including the gardens and theatricals at Trianon, of the cost of which such exaggerated reports were spread about) and her presence at horse-races and masked balls in Paris without the king, gave rise to great scandal, which was seized upon by her enemies, among whom were Mesdames, the count of Provence, and the duke of Orleans and the Palais Royal clique.

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  • - The long domination of Spain and Mexico exercised an influence on the institutions of the state, but it can easily be exaggerated.

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  • Tetzel's preaching and the exaggerated claims that he was reported to be making for the indulgences attracted the attention of an Augustinian friar, Martin Luther, who had for some years been lecturing on theology at the university of Wittenberg.

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  • are many reasons for believing that the older estimate of the influence of the so-called Renaissance, or " new learning," in promoting the Protestant revolt was an exaggerated one.

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  • The census of 1831 was better, but the results were considered exaggerated, owing to the system of paying enumerators according to the numbers they returned.

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  • The total losses of the Russians are stated as 42,000 men, but this is very considerably exaggerated; the Japanese acknowledged 20,000 casualties.

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  • Among certain Gnostic sects Amen became the name of an angel, and in post-biblical Jewish works exaggerated statements are multiplied as to the right method and the bliss of pronouncing it.

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  • 9, 24); consequently little importance can be attached to details which appear to be exaggerated (I Chron.

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  • He was a weak despot with an exaggerated opinion of his dignity and his prerogatives.

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  • Voltaire's strong point was not forgiveness, and, though Rousseau no doubt exaggerated the efforts of his "enemies," he was certainly henceforward as obnoxious to the philosophe coterie as to the orthodox party.

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  • The effect of such folds is often exaggerated by thrusts, and faulting of this sort is prominent in the southern section, where the existence of over-thrusts measured by several miles has been established.

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  • had from the beginning of his reign had favourites - young men for the most part with whom he lived freely and intimately and spoke of public affairs lightly and unreservedly; and who in consequence often exaggerated their influence over him.

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  • They exhibit in an exaggerated form the irregularities of distribution visible in our zodiacal constellations, and present the further anomaly of being frequently reckoned as twenty-eight in number, while the ecliptical arcs they characterize are invariably twenty-seven.

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  • The accounts given by some writers as to the profligacy and immorality in the monasteries are grossly exaggerated.

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  • Different, and it would appear exaggerated, estimates of Mayer are given in John Tyndall's papers in the Phil.

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  • His severities were the result of a narrow mind and not of a vindictive spirit, and their number has certainly been exaggerated.

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  • They have been charged with paying an exaggerated attention to form, and with neglecting the subject-matter of the classics.

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  • More especially since the time of Capellus the value of the Septuagint for correcting the Hebrew text has been recognized; but it has often been used uncritically, and the correctness of the Hebrew text underlying it in comparison with the text of the Hebrew MSS., though still perhaps most generally underestimated, has certainly at times been exaggerated.

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  • Rendel Harris argued for the influence of Latin, and Chase for that of Syriac. While both threw valuable light on obscure points, it seems probable that they exaggerated the extent to which retranslation can be traced; that they ranked Codex Bezae somewhat too highly as the best witness to the " Western " text; and that some of their work was rendered defective by their failure to recognize quite clearly that the " Western " text is not a unity.

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  • Unless we suppose that the latter was suddenly expanded into the stories which thenceforth persisted, it may be inferred that an old extra-canonical tradition (for which a case can be made) continued to survive the compilation of Genesis (q.v.) and ultimately assumed the various exaggerated forms now extant.

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  • Consequently an exaggerated emphasis is often laid upon single words; as, for example, in the school of Rabbi `Agiba, where even individual letters were forced to reveal their meaning.

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  • The inferiority of the English fleet has been much exaggerated, for the greater part of the French vessels were transports carrying reinforcements and supplies.

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  • The restoration of freedom in any manufacture, when it has grown to considerable dimensions by means of high duties, should, he thinks, from motives of humanity, be brought about only by degrees and with circumspection - though the amount of evil which would be caused by the immediate abolition of the duties is, in his opinion, commonly exaggerated The case in which J.

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  • Gregory (Climatic Variations, their Extent and Causes, International Geological Congress, Mexico, 1906), who holds that the extent of climatic changes in past times has been greatly exaggerated.

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  • The statements of Khama in this letter do not appear to have been exaggerated.

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  • The Theban goat, of the Sudan, which is hornless, displays the characteristic features of the last in an exaggerated degree, and in the form of the head and skull is very sheep-like.

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  • That this should have been due to the process of dissipation does not seem possible in so short a period; we must therefore consider either that the earlier accounts are greatly exaggerated, or that the brightness of the comet is subject to changes from some unknown cause.

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  • He showed statesmanlike qualities in steering a clear course between the exaggerated prudence of Baron Ricasoli, who wished to recall the troops from the frontier, and the impetuosity of Garibaldi, his second-in-command, who was anxious to invade Romagna prematurely, even at the risk of Austrian intervention.

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  • For this moment of homage to material elements ritually filled with divine potency may be so exaggerated as to obscure the rite's ancient significance as a communion of the faithful in mystic food.

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  • These features, although exaggerated in the portion of the river now in question, are qualitatively characteristic of its entire course below the mountains.

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  • Aristotle's critics hardly realize that for the rest of his life he had to live and to struggle with a formal and a mathematical Platonism, which exaggerated first universals and attributes and afterwards the quantitative attributes, one and many, into substantial things and real causes.

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  • With Plato, who thought that the interrogation of man is the best instrument of truth, dialectic was exaggerated into a universal science of everything that is.

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  • Trifling acts of her father are described at length in exaggerated terms, while little notice is taken of important constitutional matters.

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  • The intelligence, integrity and morality of the Babis are high, but their efforts to improve the social position of woman have been much exaggerated.

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  • The hardship inflicted on those who have to learn a second language is very easily exaggerated, though it is to be regretted that in the case of Hungary the second language is not one more useful for international purposes.

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  • This revolt has been greatly exaggerated.

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  • In common with all enlightened opinion, he complained bitterly of the excessive multiplication of exemptions, of the exaggerated extension of appeals to Rome, of the luxury of the Roman court, of the venality of the cardinals, and of the injury done to the traditional hierarchy by the very extent of the papal power, which was calculated to turn the strongest head.

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  • Between the perhaps excessive admiration of Innocent's biographer, Friedrich von Hurter, and the cooler estimate of a later historian, Felix Rocquain, who, after taking into consideration Innocent's political mistakes, lack of foresight and numerous disappointments and failures, concludes that his reputation has been much exaggerated, it is possible to steer a middle course and form a judgment that is at once impartial and conformable to the historical facts.

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  • By its exaggerated methods of centralization the papal monarchy had absorbed within itself all the living forces of the religious world and suppressed all the liberties in which the Church of old had lived.

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  • Some of his worst actions as a politician were due to a sincere, though exaggerated, gratitude for the support which the Papacy had given him during his minority.

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  • It was the first attempt to recognize psychological factors in historical movements, but otherwise its importance was exaggerated.

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  • The longevity of the fish has probably been much exaggerated, and the statements of carp of 200 years living in the ponds of Pont-Chartrain and other places in France and elsewhere do not rest on satisfactory evidence.

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  • His unnatural and exaggerated style became proverbial.

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  • The circumstances of her conversion may have helped to render her indifferent to religion, but their influence need not be exaggerated.

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  • Where much is still obscure, all that seems certain is that the antiquity of Phoenicia as a sea and trading power has been greatly exaggerated both in ancient and in modern times; the Minoan power of Cnossus preceded it by many centuries; the influence of Phoenicia in the Aegean cannot be carried back much earlier than the 12th century B.C., and, comparatively speaking, it was " foreign, late, sporadic."' A vivid description of the Phoenicians' trade at the time of Tyre's prosperity is given by Ezekiel (xxvii.

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  • The spirit of chivalry implies the arbitrary choice of one or two virtues to be practised in such an exaggerated degree as to become vices, while the ordinary laws of right and wrong are forgotten.

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  • Tellheim, the hero of the comedy, is an admirable study of a manly and sensitive soldier, with somewhat exaggerated ideas of conventional honour; and Minna, the heroine, is one of the brightest and most attractive figures in German comedy.

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  • Many of the smaller places mentioned in the list of Dionysius, or the early wars of the Romans, had altogether ceased to exist, but the statement of Pliny that fifty-three communities (populi) had thus perished within the boundaries of Old Latium is perhaps exaggerated.

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  • Necessity compelled him indeed (1534-1536) to take part in Grevens fejde (Counts' War) (see Denmark, History), as the ally of Christian III., but his exaggerated distrust of the Danes was invincible.

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  • Laur appears to have exaggerated the extent to which any actual negotiations took place.

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  • Joseph Thomson, in his journey through the Masai country in 1883, was the first white man to see the lake and to correct the exaggerated notions as to its size.

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  • But he and his followers appear to have greatly exaggerated both the magnitude and the urgency of the dangers to which they pointed.'

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  • The influence exercised on him by Montaigne is the one fact regarding him which has not been and can hardly be exaggerated, and his well-known Eatretion with Sacy on the subject (the restoration of which to its proper form is one of the most valuable results of modern criticism) leaves no doubt possible as to the source of his "Pyrrhonian" method.

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  • The general charges, which they endeavoured to substantiate by forged letters, need not count for much, and in many cases they only exaggerated what, if true, was not so heinous as they suggested.

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  • Macaulay, it must be noted, exaggerated persistently the poverty of Johnson's pedigree, the squalor of his early married life, the grotesqueness of his entourage in Fleet Street, the decline and fall from complete virtue of Mrs Thrale, the novelty and success of the Dictionary, the complete failure of the Shakespeare and the political tracts.

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  • The account is probably exaggerated; but even in Pankhis record the piety of the king, especially towards Ammon, is very marked.

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  • How far the normally conciliatory spirit of Melanchthon was here biased by Luther's intolerance is evident from the exaggerated accounts of the conference written by the former to the elector of Saxony.

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  • He gave vent to his irritability by lamentations so grotesquely exaggerated as to make it difficult to estimate the real extent of the evil.

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  • Composition meant for him intense absorption in his work; solitude and quiet were essential; and he resented interruptions by grotesque explosions of humorously exaggerated wrath.

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  • The estimates of numbers by the old writers are usually much exaggerated; modern authorities reckon King Edward's army at 50,000 of whom 10,000 were cavalry.

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  • In place of advancing on Edinburgh, they dallied round Stirling castle in futile siege, and, on the news :of Cumberland's advance, alarmed by desertions which they appear to have greatly exaggerated, the chiefs compelled Charles to a fresh retreat.

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  • General opinion has exaggerated the importance of the minor writers who shared in this poetical outburst.

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  • There is, of course, some historical significance in the drawing up of such lists as we have in Dunbar's Lament for the Makaris, or in Douglas's Palice of Honour, or in Lyndsay's Testament of the Papyngo, but it is at the same time clear that their critical importance has been exaggerated.

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  • In fact, many were inclined to regard a journey to Jerusalem as the bounden duty of every monk - an exaggerated view which led to energetic protests, especially from Gregory of Nyssa, who composed a monograph on the pilgrimages (De its qui adeunt Hierosol.).

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  • They are not directed against the pilgrimage in itself, nor even against the belief that prayer possesses special efficacy on sacred ground, but solely against the exaggerated developments of the system.

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  • Earnest men could not disguise from themselves the moral dangers almost inevitably consequent upon them; they recognized, moreover, that many pilgrims were actuated by extremely dubious motives; and they distrusted the exaggerated value set on outward works.

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  • The strength of this remarkable tragedy lay, not in its inflated tone or exaggerated characterization - the restricted horizon of Schiller's school-life had given him little opportunity of knowing men and women - but in the sure dramatic instinct with which it is constructed and the directness with which it gives voice to the most pregnant ideas of the time.

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  • Conway, who discovered it, exaggerated its importance and thought it had been drawn by Randolph alone and before the Convention.

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  • Although he displayed a loyal attachment to the Catholic Church, especially owing to his artistic sympathies, he none the less opposed all its more exaggerated pretensions, especially as represented by the Jesuits, whom he condemned as un-German.

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  • For this unfortunate issue Louis was not without blame; for from the very first, owing to an exaggerated idealism and love of antiquity, he had totally misunderstood the national character of the Greeks and the problems involved in the attempts to govern them by bureaucratic methods.

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  • It may be that if this document had come down to us in its entirety, we should have gathered from it an exaggerated idea of the severity of our Lord's character.

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  • Though he had soon resigned all direct official connexion with the schools of Brandenburg, his real influence in Prussia was considerable, and as usual was largely exaggerated in popular estimate.

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  • With an almost exaggerated Pieteit Goethe's descendants preserved his house untouched, at great inconvenience to themselves, and left it, with all its treasures intact, to the nation.

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  • The description of the previous tranquillity may be exaggerated, though it is clear that the Jews, like the other inhabitants of Palestine, must have been left very much to themselves; but the enmity between the adherents of Simon and the pious Jews, who supported and venerated Onias, seems to be a necessary precondition of the state of affairs soon to be revealed.

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  • seem to be exaggerated.

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  • That the effect is due to a real difference in the character of the light from the two components has been shown by spectrum analysis, but it is probably exaggerated by contrast.

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  • Saxony established a penitentiary at Zwickau in 1850 and in its earlier management exhibited exaggerated kindness to its inmates.

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  • He sent, however, to the caliph an exaggerated account of his victories and the booty he had made.

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  • 21, which he would be glad to disprove as at least exaggerated (ib.

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  • On the other hand, it would be absurd to imagine that the combats with Grendel and his mother and with the fiery dragon can be exaggerated representations of actual occurrences.

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  • The mountains contain silver, copper, iron, lead and coal, but their mineral wealth has been exaggerated, and at the beginning of the 10th century mining had practically been abandoned.

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  • It may be urged, too, that the story of the Iliad is singularly free from the exaggerated and marvellous character which belongs as a rule to the legends of primitive peoples.

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  • It was equally natural that the importance of his work as regards the text of Homer should be exaggerated.

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  • The Mahant of their monastery at Dhruva Kshetra near Mathura, who claims direct descent from Nimbarka, is said to place the foundation of that establishment as far back as the 5th century - doubtless an exaggerated claim; but if Jayadeva, as is alleged, and seems by no means improbable, was really a follower of Nimbarka, this teacher must have flourished, at latest, in the early part of the 12th century.

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  • On the other hand, under stress of his revolt the papacy could not but develop in a strongly anti-Protestant direction, laying exaggerated emphasis on every point he challenged.

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  • After this last feat of arms, which has perhaps been exaggerated by the Latin chroniclers, who compare him to Hector and the Maccabees, John died in the habit of a Franciscan friar.

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  • The bishops were tried not for being bishops but on exaggerated charges of false doctrine and loose living; and all were deposed from the ministry.

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  • She had no gale of popular enthusiasm to carry her forward, representing as she did not a newly arisen principle but the opposition to a principle which she maintained to be dangerous and exaggerated.

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  • Bibaculus was ridiculed for his high-flown and exaggerated style and manner of expression.

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  • 8 seq.), although the account of the slaughter is certainly exaggerated.

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  • The evidence (which is of mixed value) makes the view a plausible one, but the theory has often been exaggerated (see MIzRAIM).

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  • One of the consequences of this indirect method of reforming the law was that in some cases the evil was much exaggerated.

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  • The significance of his career has been much exaggerated.

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  • The age of these, however, has been commonly exaggerated.

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  • Her political influence has probably been exaggerated, but it was supreme in matters of detail.

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  • Blass, Die Rhythmen der asianischen and rOmischen Kunstprosa (1905), PP. 43-53, 204-216, where, however, this feature is exaggerated into unreality.

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  • The fifth is a social picture of the degradation to which poor guests were exposed at the banquets of the rich, but many of the epigrams of Martial and the more sober evidence of one of Pliny's letters show that the picture painted by Juvenal, though perhaps exaggerated in colouring, was drawn from a state of society prevalent during and immediately subsequent to the times of Domitian.

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  • Few Europeans really see the Himalaya; fewer still are capable of translating their impressions into language which is neither exaggerated nor inadequate.

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  • The mineral deposits of the country are very varied, but their extent is probably exaggerated.

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  • It seems probable that the influence of the tribunal upon Portuguese life and thought has been exaggerated.

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  • Extremely local contacts of the liquids, while opposed by capillary tension which tends to keep the surfaces flat, are thus favoured by the electrical forces, which moreover at the small distances in question act with exaggerated power.

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  • Persistent traditions have greatly exaggerated the former prosperity of the old South-west.

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  • It has been insinuated both by contemporary and by later critics that being disappointed at his loss of popularity, and convinced of the impossibility of co-operating with his colleagues, he exaggerated his malady as a pretext for the inaction that was forced upon him by circumstances.

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  • The modern science of critical editing, however, which applies to medieval texts the principles long recognized in editing the classics, has discovered in the 16th-century manuscript, and still more in the original miscellaneous works of Joinville, the letters, deeds, &c., already alluded to, the materials for what we have already called a conjectural restoration, which is not without its interest, though perhaps it is possible for that interest to be exaggerated.

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  • The letters of Budaeus show that an attempt was made by the heads of the convent or the order to check the studious ardour of these Franciscans; but it failed, and there is no positive evidence of anything like actual persecution, the phrases in the letters of Budaeus being merely the usual exaggerated Ciceronianism' of the Renaissance.

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  • In the first place, the comparative indecency of Rabelais has been much exaggerated by persons unfamiliar with early French literature.

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  • It leads him occasionally into exaggerated language (e.g.

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  • The Rohillas were defeated by Colonel Champion in April 1774, and the majority of them fled across the Ganges; but the charges of destroying a nation, brought against Hastings by Burke and Macaulay, were greatly exaggerated.

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  • The irregular outline of the lake has been compared to the roughly drawn hand, palm at the S., thumb (exaggerated in breadth) pointing N.E., and the fingers (crowded together and drawn too small) reaching N.

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  • In spite of a perhaps exaggerated admiration for his hero, Gruel displays in his work so much good faith, insight and originality that he is accepted as a thoroughly trustworthy authority.

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  • On his return Piso addressed the senate in his defence, and Cicero replied with the coarse and exaggerated invective known as In Pisonem.

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  • He is perhaps apt to attach an exaggerated importance to some of the authorities which he was the first to bring to light, to see a general tendency in what may only be the expression of an individual eccentricity, to rely too much on ambassadors' reports which may have been written for some special end, to enter too fully into the details of diplomatic correspondence.

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  • Jules Lemaitre, a less sympathetic critic, finds in the extraordinary crimes of his heroes and heroines, his reactionary views, his dandyism and snobbery, an exaggerated Byronism.

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  • But since the results of the higher criticism depend on the soundness and thoroughness of the criticism called " lower," and since Duhm has the advantage of being exceptionally free from that exaggerated respect for the letters of the traditional text which has survived the destruction of the old superstitious veneration for the vowel-points, it may be best to give the student his " higher critical " results, dated 1901.

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  • The mediate cause of the Mutiny was the great disproportion between the numbers of British and native troops in India, which gave the sepoys an exaggerated notion of their power; its immediate causes were a series of circumstances which promoted active discontent with British rule.

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  • He was hampered by none of that exaggerated respect for the rebels which earned Sir Colin Campbell the nickname of Old Khabardhar (Old Take-Care); but carried to an extreme the policy of audacity.

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  • The legend may be a greatly exaggerated version of some actual subsidence of inhabited land.

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  • Bonacci's Saggio sulla Storia civile del Giannone (Florence, 1903) is a bitter attack on Giannone, and although the writer's remarks' on the plagiarisms in the Storia civile are justified, the charge of servility is greatly exaggerated.

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  • Among the influences that shaped the Fourth Gospel that of the Alexandrian philosophy must be assigned a distinct, though not an exaggerated importance.

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  • 1858) also wrote short popular stories characterized by a wealth of imagery and richness of language; but the characters are all mostly unreal and exaggerated.

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  • The use of the term for religious fervour in speech has degenerated into its common meaning of exaggerated sentiment.

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  • Occasional riots, such as in 1897, when the Bohemians were exasperated by the action of the Vienna government which restricted the use of the national language in the law courts; and in 1905, when the people demanded an extension of the suffrage, have not interfered with the increasing prosperity of the city, and their importance has been greatly exaggerated.

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  • a Russian prince, who may be only the cadet of a family not included in the Almanach de Gotha, given precedence as such over the untitled members of a great English ducal family, and treated with some of that exaggerated deference paid to " royalty.

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  • Hence we may suppose that a condition has been attained in which the denser salt water below and around the saucer CC (greatly exaggerated in vertical scale) balances the less dense, but deeper Salb Water v sand,.

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  • Here the straining of the original horizontal puddle in settling down is indicated in a purposely exaggerated way by the curved lines.

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  • His love affairs, undoubtedly too numerous (notably with Gabrielle d'Estrees and Henriette d'Entragues), if they injure his personal reputation, had no bad effect on his policy as king, in which he was guided only by an exalted ideal of his royal office, and by a sympathy for the common people, his reputation for which has perhaps been exaggerated somewhat in popular tradition by the circumstances of his reign.

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  • The illness of Newton was very much exaggerated by foreign contemporary writers.

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  • A short experience of his work convinced the king that his merits had not been exaggerated.

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  • It was said that in France, Italy and England a third of the population perished, and though this estimate may be somewhat exaggerated, local records of unimpeachable accuracy show that it cannot be very far from the truth.

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  • That they exaggerated the evils of monastic life hardly admits of doubt; but even a Henry VIII.

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  • As a necessary consequence every dispute on questions of smaller weight assumed an exaggerated importance.

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  • The danger, of course, was absurdly exaggerated; as indeed was proved by the very popularity of the repressive measures to which the government thought it necessary to resort, and which gave to the vapourings of a few knots of agitators the dignity of a widespread conspiracy for the overthrow of the constitution.

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  • The meeting at Edinburgh of a convention of delegates of the associated friends of the people, at which some foolish and exaggerated language was used, was followed by the trial of Thomas Muir, a talented young advocate whose brilliant defence did not save him from a sentence of fourteen years transportation (August 30, 1793), while seven years transportation was the punishment of the Rev. T.

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  • The weakness of the Chinese empire was not appreciated at that time; the unfortunate incident on the Peiho in the previous summer had created an exaggerated impression of the strength of the Chinese arms, and some natural anxiety was felt for the success of the expedition.

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  • But that Christian fasts had not yet attained to the exaggerated importance which they afterwards assumed is strikingly shown in the well-known Shepherd of Hernias (lib.

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  • if some early mistakes in the restoration of sisterhoods were due to this exaggerated doctrine of obedience, the doctrine itself may be trusted to disappear among a Church and people accustomed to free institutions and to respect for individuality.

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  • That his grandson exaggerated his prosperity is highly probable; but that he became a man of wealth and consideration is certain.

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  • Whatever element of truth there may have been in this, however, the significance of the incident was much exaggerated.

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  • The truth seems to be that throughout the history of the controversy the chief arguments for either side have been provided by the extreme and exaggerated statements to which their opponents have been driven in the presentation of their case.

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  • He fully recognized that his good was capable of being realized only in successive parts, and gave even exaggerated emphasis to the rule of seeking the pleasure of the moment, and not troubling oneself about a dubious future.

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  • We find that this antithesis, as exaggerated by some of the Gnostic sects of the and and 3rd centuries A.D., led, not merely to theoretical antinomianism, but even (if the charges of their orthodox opponents are not entirely to be discredited) to gross immorality of conduct.

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  • Thus, for example, the anti-secular tendencies of the new creed, to which Tertullian (160-220) gave violent and rigid expression, were exaggerated in the Montanist heresy which he ultimately joined; on the other hand, Clement of Alexandria, in opposition to the general tone of his age, maintained the value of pagan philosophy for the development of Christian faith into true knowledge (Gnosis), and the value of the natural development of man through marriage for the normal perfecting of the Christian life.

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  • Salvian was a 5th-century socialist of the most extreme type, and a zealous ascetic who pitilessly scourged everything that fell short of an exalted morality, and exaggerated, albeit unconsciously, the faults that he desired to eradicate.

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  • The measurements seem exaggerated, but we must remember that even in Xenophon's time (Anab.

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  • The account thus given of the walls must be grossly exaggerated and cannot have been that of an eye-witness.

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  • The part Diane played, however, must not be exaggerated.

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  • Men vied with each other in celebrating Diane's beauty, which, if we may judge from her portraits, has been slightly exaggerated.

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  • His fate early became the centre of popular tradition, which found its way into the narrative of Jordanes or Jornandes (De rebus geticis, chap. 24), who compared him to Alexander the Great and certainly exaggerated the extent of his kingdom.

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  • The peculiar circumstances in which she was built, the great importance of the battle, and the decisive nature of the result gave the "Monitor" an exaggerated reputation, which further experience did not confirm.

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  • Bradley in his Logic) have, however, shown that in practice its importance is greatly exaggerated.

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  • with Babylonian usage have often been exaggerated; comparison "shows noteworthy differences" (T.

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  • 29), that within a short time he succeeded in converting all Lyons to Christianity, is probably exaggerated, from him at any rate dates the wide spread of Christianity in Lyons and its neighbourhood.

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  • As a coveted district, all kinds of natural riches are attributed to Sus, but it may be assumed that they are exaggerated.

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  • Its merits as a police have perhaps been exaggerated, and in the war with Granada its bands were employed as soldiers.

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  • His services on this occasion have certainly been exaggerated; but if not the originator of the revolution, he was certainly the chief intermediary between Frederick III.

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  • On the other hand, a very much exaggerated stereoscopic effect can be derived from short focused ?

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  • The importance of the conversation was, however, greatly exaggerated by the press, and also by Protopopov himself.

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  • To show the cause of this motion, let BQ represent a section of an oblate spheroid through its shortest axis, PP. We may consider this spheroid to be that of the earth, the ellipticity being greatly exaggerated.

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  • Its pilfering habits have led to this result, yet the injuries it causes are exaggerated by common report; and in many countries of Europe it is still the tolerated or even the cherished neighbour of every farmer, as it formerly was in England if not in Scotland also.

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  • Jefferson merely had exaggerated fears of a moneyed political engine, and seeing that Hamilton's measures of funding and assumption did make the national debt politically useful to the Federalists in the beginning he concluded that they would seek to fasten the debt on the country for ever.

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  • Further, all the fragments come from the provinces which were under the jurisdiction of Diocletian, from which it is argued that the edict was only published in the eastern portion of the empire; certainly the phrase universo orbi in the preamble is against this, but the words may merely be an exaggerated description of Diocletian's special provinces, and if it had been published in the western portion as well, it is curious that no traces have been found of it.

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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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  • But it is scarcely the work of a great scholar: Renan's debt to the school of Tubingen has been exaggerated, in so far as regards the Life of Jesus.

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  • The Hercules Farnese of Naples, though signed by Glycon of Athens, and a later and exaggerated transcript, owes something, including the motive of rest after Jabour, to Lysippus.

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  • Raising a brow, Señor Medena spoke with exaggerated patience.

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  • She tossed her head primly and a studied her hair with exaggerated interest.

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  • "So, Speck," she said with an exaggerated sigh, "they're more like humans with some nasty disease that might have a cure and not like vamps, which are just good for pushing up daisies.

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  • canine atopic dermatitis is an allergic skin disease most commonly caused by an exaggerated immune response to house dust mites.

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  • As a result, many of the claims may be exaggerated, highly speculative or simply concocted.

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  • They are preposterous, exaggerated and downright deceitful and misleading.

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  • We also deprecate the exaggerated language in which Mr. Hyam couched his submissions.

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  • With the old objective only a little barrel distortion is present due in main to the exaggerated perspective of being close up.

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  • The tablet's exaggerated entasis is vulgar, it should be hardly visible but nonetheless correct to eliminate optical illusions The tablet is brutal.

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  • exaggerated by the media.

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  • His Master shook his head, the pupil had, he thought, grossly exaggerated.

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  • Any figures above 60 odd miles per hour are wildly exaggerated.

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  • Trevor Cooper told OUR DOGS The newspaper reports are somewhat exaggerated.

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  • exaggerated to say the least.

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  • exaggerated by a factor of three.

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  • The mixture of disgust and exaggerated fear in that interview was wonderful and ancient.

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  • Modern evidentialist apologists have made exaggerated claims regarding our ability to verify the historicity of the Gospels.

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  • This maybe a grossly exaggerated generalization of black men's infidelity and perhaps all black men shouldn't be painted with the same brush.

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  • For example:- Slouching for prolonged periods (see picture above) tends to encourage a round shouldered posture (exaggerated thoracic kyphosis ).

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  • He did not criticize, but was one-sided, exaggerated, even malicious; he gave nothing to which the Party could usefully turn.

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  • The kind of commitment required to manage ' media relations ' on behalf of an international megastar of Macca's caliber cannot be exaggerated.

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  • But this version seems somewhat overdrawn and its gloss on the significance of the ' European challenge ' appears exaggerated.

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  • Have the second exaggerated payoffs for more damaging to don't deny your.

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  • pilloryubject of outrageous hype five years ago, it was then pilloried when it failed to live up to these exaggerated expectations.

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  • Further investigation showed that he also not only plagiarized work while in law school but also exaggerated his academic record.

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  • polity as a whole can be exaggerated.

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  • The Ultras While these displayed the utter prostration of weakness, the ultras on the other hand exhibited in full display its exaggerated action.

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  • In serious cases the following symptoms are observed: high fever headache exaggerated reflexes reduced levels of consciousness and possibly coma.

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  • refutation of claims that seem to be exaggerated.

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  • Her manner of expression will be exaggerated and a bit theatrical.

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  • village pub, the mood of mockery is exaggerated.

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  • vindication of the more exaggerated claims made for oral history written from personal reminiscence.

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  • Having read exaggerated claims in the press, people visiting wind farms are often surprised at how quiet they actually are.

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  • Bloggers regulate themselves resulting in sometimes exaggerated and even wrongful information.

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  • Hinks's further claim that, in consequence of the small motion of the screw, less error is produced in the screw by wear is not true; for, although large movements of the screw produce a large amount of wear, that wear is spread over longer parts of the screw but remains the same for any particular part of the screw; the resulting errors are exaggerated towards the extremity of the range of screw employed (see Monthly Notices, R.A.S., vol.

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  • This exaggerated argument found a certain number of supporters, several of whom nevertheless sensibly weakened it.

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  • Unwise admirers and malicious opponents exaggerated the theological bearings of his system in this detail; and the efforts of the Jesuits succeeded in getting the works of Descartes, in November 1663, placed upon the index of prohibited books,- donec corrigantur.

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  • The tawdry and exaggerated rhetoric; the petty vanity and jealousies; the weak sentimentalism; the utter incapacity for proportioning means to ends, and for grasping the stern realities of things, which so commonly disfigure the lives and conduct even of the more honest members of his class, were wholly alien to his nature.

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  • corresponding to moo fathoms, the black line represents to an exaggerated scale the contour of the sea bed.

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  • Houghton, 1901) will probably for a long time to come be accepted by the ordinary reader as a substantially correct portrait of St Francis; and yet Goetz declares that the most competent and independent critics have without any exception pronounced that Sabatier has depicted St Francis a great deal too much from the standpoint of modern religiosity, and has exaggerated his attitude in face of the church (op. cit.

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  • The parts of a river system have not been so clearly defined as is desirable, hence the exaggerated importance popularly attached to " the source " of a river.

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  • On the other hand, the envoy's account of Tatar manners is fairly accurate, and his statements about Mongol Christianity and its prosperity, though perhaps exaggerated (e.g.

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  • and the evil effects of nervous degeneration find a more recent illustration in the mysticism of the Chasidim (Hdsidim, " saints "), a Jewish sect in eastern Europe which started from a movement in the 38th century against the exaggerated casuistry of contemporary rabbis, and combined much that was spiritual and beautiful with extreme emotionalism and degradation.

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  • Contact with the natives during the famine caused Lavigerie to entertain exaggerated hopes for their general conversion, and his enthusiasm was such that he offered to resign his archbishopric in order to devote himself entirely to the missions.

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  • The preference for fine white linen, quite in keeping with the exaggerated Egyptian ideas of cleanliness, brought the art of spinning and weaving to a singularly high level; in embroidery, as in tapestry, however, it is probable that western Asia more than held its own (see figs.

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  • Thus he greatly underrated the strength of the Establishment, and preposterously exaggerated that of Dissent and Catholicism.

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  • from the throne of Babylon points to a date not much earlier than 2000 or 2050 B.C. for the rise of Dynasty I., a date which harmonizes with the chronological notices of Shalmaneser I.; Nabonidus's estimate of the period of Khammurabi, so far from being centuries too low, is now seen to have been exaggerated, as the context of the passage in his inscription suggests; and finally the beginning of the historical period of Berossus is not to be synchronized with Dynasty I.

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  • Each of these two propositions must command assent as soon as uncritical ignorance gives place to philosophic reflection; but each may be exaggerated, indeed has currently been exaggerated, into falsity.

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  • But in the characterization of their heroes the Celtic imagination runs riot, and the quality of their persons and their acts becomes exaggerated beyond the bounds of any conceivable probability.

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  • Forced and distorted expression, exaggerated emphasis, point and antithesis, an affected prettiness, are studied with the view of gaining the applause of audiences who thronged the lecture and recitation rooms in search of temporary excitement.

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  • The dissidence of dissent, however, filled him with uneasiness, and he abhorred Luther's denial of free will and his exaggerated notion of man's utter depravity; in short, he did nothing whatever to promote the Protestant revolt, except so far as his frank denunciation and his witty arraignment of clerical and monastic weaknesses and soulless ceremonial, especially in his Praise of Folly and Colloquies, contributed to bring the faults of the Church into strong relief, and in so far as his edition of the New Testament furnished a simple escape from innumerable theological complications.

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  • And as the motive power of this formidable mechanism of force they could rely on the native suspiciousness of the Parisian populace, exaggerated now into madness by famine and the menace of foreign invasion.

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  • The extent of the burden was greatly exaggerated by the leaders of the South, especially in the heat of partisan controversy; and the subject was closely connected with the controversy as to the rights of the states, and the endeavour of South Carolina, under the influence of Calhoun, to nullify the Tariff Act of 1832.

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  • The "argument" as it stands is- nothing more than an exaggerated inference from parallelpassages in the Bruce and Alexander; and it makes no allowance for the tags, epithets and general vocabulary common to all writers of the period.

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  • On March 12 1915, the following notice was issued by the Press Bureau, warning the newspapers that they were too optimistic in the pictures they gave of what was happening: " The magnitude of the British task in this great war runs serious risk of being overlooked by reason of exaggerated accounts of successes printed daily in the Press and especially by exhibiting posters framed to catch the eye and magnify comparatively unimportant actions into great victories.

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  • The sewage of the city and other impurities were for centuries allowed to pollute the bay, but the extent to which the harbour was thereby filled up has been exaggerated.

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  • He was a weak and incapable sovereign, but the very exaggerated accusations against him, which are found principally in the works of older historians, are mainly due to the fact that the king and to a larger extent his queen, Sophia, for a time furthered the cause of church reform, thus incurring the displeasure of Romanist writers.

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  • The mists, due to the great heat and excessive evaporation, and the noxious miasmata, especially of the southern region, were exaggerated into the noisome vapours that the "black and stinking" waters ever exhaled.

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  • First some refutation of claims that seem to be exaggerated.

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  • Drives me wild, as he is tired, so is being an exaggerated tony blair - seems like hours gap every few words !

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  • At the village pub, the mood of mockery is exaggerated.

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  • The Edwardians is not a vindication of the more exaggerated claims made for oral history written from personal reminiscence.

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  • American citizens are regularly beguiled by the media's exaggerated news stories.

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  • Drinking mangosteen juice for health benefits may be greatly exaggerated.

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  • If you have thin lips, apply liner just over your natural lip line, but keep it realistic as it's easy to spot an exaggerated line.

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  • Witches can look frightfully garish when a pale face is paired with exaggerated cosmetics.

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  • For lips, apply a blood red shade in the center of the lips, creating an exaggerated pursed lip.

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  • In fact, the more exaggerated, the better.

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  • While a traditional line that closely graces the lash line is the most popular, you can get creative with a cat eye or exaggerated sweep to add a serious dose of permanent drama.

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  • You done left your fingerprints." It wasn't so much what Dodson said, but the hilariously exaggerated manner in which he said it that made people laugh.

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  • Instead of viewing events and reacting to triggers in an exaggerated, dramatic, all-or-nothing way, cognitive restructuring can help you see events from a calm, logical perspective.

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  • While the underlying trigger of your anger is not unimportant or funny, the ability to laugh at your exaggerated reaction to that trigger can help you deal with it constructively.

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  • People who suffer from anxiety disorder have an exaggerated feeling of worry.

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  • However, sometimes the clique experience can be slightly exaggerated.

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  • Claims may be exaggerated or even fabricated at times.

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  • Furthermore, the groom himself could be offended at exaggerated designs or cakes that play up personality traits he may not be fond of.

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  • If you prefer a more stylized type of decorating, you can create a design in which the fish have exaggerated features or look cartoonish.

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  • Creating a cake in the shape of a toilet or an exaggerated lingerie item are other options.

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  • Leah Remini (King of Queens) claims reports of baby Suri's nonexistence have been exaggerated.

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  • People have long wondered if the guests on Springer's show were for real, or just actors playing out exaggerated roles just for the sake of ratings.

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  • Reps for Swayze are claiming that this story is grossly exaggerated and that although he does have pancreatic cancer, the actor continues to be in good health, considering.

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  • Searching the phrase how tall is Tom Cruise online brings up results with much debate about whether or not he has exaggerated his height, as some fans who have met him claim that he is actually a few inches shorter.

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  • Encourage stories that are exaggerated and humorous, or have a chain story where each person tells a small part of the tale before turning the storytelling role over to the next person.

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  • Anxiety disorders, such as generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) result in excessive and exaggerated worry about life events.

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  • The possibility of causing an exaggerated allergic response, a dangerous condition known as anaphylaxis, does exist.

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  • It may be associated with involuntary muscle spasms, sustained muscle contractions (dystonia), and exaggerated deep tendon reflexes that make movement difficult or uncontrollable.

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  • Overproduction of hGH or IGH-I, or an exaggerated response to these hormones, can lead to gigantism or acromegaly, both of which are characterized by a very large stature.

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  • Narcotics are addictive drugs that reduce the user's perception of pain and induce euphoria (a feeling of exaggerated and unrealistic well-being).

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  • Although exaggerated during adolescence, particularly in girls (due the influence of female hormones), even preadolescents may experience excessive hair loss on a daily basis.

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  • Narcissistic personalities tend to have an exaggerated sense of self-importance, and are absorbed by fantasies of unlimited success.

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  • It may be associated with involuntary muscle spasms, sustained muscle contractions, and exaggerated deep tendon reflexes that make movement difficult or uncontrollable.

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  • Another common feature of the disorder is an exaggerated fear of being left to fend for oneself.

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  • Histrionic personality disorder-A mental disorder characterized by inappropriate attention-seeking behavior, rapid emotional shifts, and exaggerated expression of emotion.

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  • In addition, the normal markings of the skin are exaggerated in lichenification.

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  • While the movie is typically melodramatic, the passion and devotion of the students to their art and their team is not exaggerated at all.

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  • The Kabuki theatre is home to this Japanese dance-drama that is choreographed to tell bizarre stories with exaggerated entertainers.

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  • The body sways naturally from side to side with each of these steps, but this movement shouldn't be exaggerated unless the choreography calls for it.

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  • Today the look is less exaggerated and more relaxed.

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  • It features exaggerated, wide bangs that graze the eyebrows and smooth, swingy hair that shines in the light.

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  • Exaggerated angles and geometric lines can create an especially powerful look, namely because they call on vintage punk hair styles as their inspiration.

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  • Without presuming any of the Birth Stories you hear are the equivalent of "the one that got away" stories, often they are told as a badge of courage and may be exaggerated for effect.

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  • With a variety of rinses to choose from and no dearth of embellishments (along with a couple that are relatively free of excess detail), these jeans boast everything from chains to exaggerated flare.

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  • A silver or gold tone buckle with a slightly exaggerated effect will take you far.

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  • Known for its over-the-top, fearless fashions, the '80s embraced vibrant colors and a generally overdone, exaggerated spirit that made itself known on everything from big hairstyles to extravagant color combinations.

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  • Cropped tops, though not quite as exaggerated as they once were, are equally comfortable to wear during present-day summer seasons.

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  • Try a slinky cocktail dress with an uneven, exaggerated hem.

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  • The image of Santa and his reindeer is a classic Christmas icon, but the mistrust that is humorously exaggerated in this song leads us to wonder why we revere a "man who drives a sleigh and plays with elves."

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  • Exaggerated lipstick and eyeliner will do the trick, further cutting down on expenses.

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  • Most celebrity engagement rings have exorbitant prices and exaggerated designs that, while suitable for the camera, are ludicrously impractical for the typical bride-to-be's regimen of work, home, and recreation.

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  • Of course, a nightclub would naturally feature the loud buzz of people chatting and music playing, but those sounds needn't be exaggerated to make your point.

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  • Some are created intentionally to spoof the general public, while some are misconceptions of actual events that are exaggerated.

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  • The best approach is to assume that the story is either fabricated or exaggerated until you can locate actual news reports that confirm the event took place.

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  • The idea of ordinariness being made into fodder for television is strangely appealing, mainly because the characters provide such exaggerated, well-portrayed views of just how horrible (and, much less commonly, wonderful) life can be.

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  • They are often exaggerated, sarcastic and meant to be satirical in nature.

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  • Humans: Human figures that appear in tribal art tend to be exaggerated with overly large heads, hands, feet or sex organs.

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  • Use an exaggerated line drawing for the tattoo with no fill or shading.

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  • Colors will be more neon and day-glo than those of a traditional tattoo, and the design more modern, intricate and exaggerated, with the same bold lines.

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  • They want to get a clear picture of the individual, not something that is untrue, exaggerated or otherwise insignificant to them.

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  • While the lack of sportsmanship is exaggerated in the movies, it pays to be a good sport.

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  • It's more of a caricature of their "opposite", with behaviors and appearances exaggerated and made fun of in a hopefully good-natured way.

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  • A lot of the cheerleaders and the cheers are stereotyped and exaggerated - for example, the choreographer who is hired by the Toros squad is bombastic, vain, and (in the end) crooked.

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  • An exaggerated running movement will get the best results.

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  • With a tiny waist and breasts pushed forward, the stays set the precedent for an exaggerated female form.

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  • In the 1950s, when exaggerated curves and padded bras became the rage, girls in early adolescence became more concerned about copying their older sisters and the lingerie industry saw a chance to make some money.

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  • While a basic pool party may not need a specialized theme, an exaggerated, over-the-top theme will help make the event even crazier.

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  • The beauty of this minaret cannot be exaggerated.

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  • The evaluation of the area of the curve had made Roberval famous in France, but Descartes considered that the value of his investigation had been grossly exaggerated; he declared the problem to be of an elementary nature and submitted a short and simple solution.

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  • Not unnaturally he formed a very exaggerated view of the value of the Samaritan tradition of the text (Exercitationes in utrumque Samaritanorum Pentateuchum, 1631).

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  • A similar tone of exaggerated depreciation of the Massoretic Hebrew text, coloured by polemical bias against Protestantism, mars his greatest work, the posthumous Exercitationes biblicae de hebraeici graecique textus sinceritate (1660), in which, following in the footsteps of Cappellus, but with incomparably greater learning, he brings irrefragable arguments against the then current theory of the absolute integrity of the Hebrew text and the antiquity of the vowel points.

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  • The exaggerated.

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  • It is right to add, however, that some authorities consider the accounts of his leniency to have been greatly exaggerated, and even charge him with going beyond what the edicts permitted.

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