It has suspected and amended its author, it has expunged his heresies; but whether it has put anything better or more tenable in their place may be gravely questioned.
in the library, he expunged or obelized doubtful verses, transposed or altered lines, and introduced new readings.
The name of the man who had incurred the anger of Augustus may have been suppressed by the same influence that expunged the episode of Gallus from the Fourth Georgic (Birt, Antik.
But systematic zoology is now entirely free from any such prejudices, and the Linnaean taint which is apparent even in Haeckel and Gegenbaur may be considered as finally expunged.
But orders were given soon after that the altars should be destroyed, and replaced by movable wooden tables; while from the revised Prayer-book of 1552 the word "altar" was carefully expunged, " God's board " or " the table " being substituted.
The Carlsbad Decrees, hurried through the diet under Austrian pressure, excited considerable opposition among the lesser sovereigns, who resented the claim of the diet to interfere in the internal concerns of their states, and whose protests at Frankfort had been expunged from the records.
Jackson protested, and after a hard struggle, in which Jackson's friends were led by Senator Thomas Hart Benton, the resolution was ordered to be expunged from the record, on the 16th of January 1837.
The inference is not expressly drawn, though it becomes perfectly clear from his refutation of William Whiston's curious counter theory that there were in the original Hebrew scriptures prophecies which were literally fulfilled in the New Testament, but had been expunged at an early date by Jewish scribes.
Any team conceding more than one walkover in a season shall have its results expunged.
expunged information, political and cultural.
Manny's crime is not expunged, his guilt is forgiven.
The above scholar's comment shows that it was deliberately expunged from the recitation due to it being in conflict with the Uthmanic text.
It was not until Woolmington v. D.P.P.  A.C. 462 that it was finally expunged.
As part of the cure, therefore, intellectual challenge and dissent were to be ruthlessly expunged.
While the New Labor leaders have almost entirely expunged class struggle from their party they cannot wipe it out of British society so easily.
expunged from the record.
expunged from memory.
expunged from the rest of nature.
expunged from an otherwise excellent book.
expunged from history.
Also his job (teacher) gives him a rather joyless look which is expunged on the rare occasions of a smile.
It lists conditions, such as the fact that negative credit report listings will be expunged and pending litigation will be canceled.
Caution is urged because these data banks also contain such petty crimes as traffic violations, records that should have been expunged, and records for those whose cases were discharged and may have been found innocent.
Sometimes, a taxpayer can have these fines reduced or expunged, but only if they provide the IRS with evidence of a justifiable reason for failing to comply with its deadlines.
The resulting opposition culminated in a synod of German bishops, perhaps early in 1061 (its date and place of meeting are unknown), at which the decrees of the pope, including the new electoral law, were annulled, while he himself was deposed and his name ordered to be expunged from the canon of the Mass.
Further, it was announced in the Gazette that his Majesty had expunged Sackville's name from the roll of the Privy Council.
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