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familiarity

familiarity Sentence Examples

  • I am convinced that Helen's use of English is due largely to her familiarity with books.

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  • A sense of familiarity hit her as they neared a clump of rocks.

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  • As time passed, and custom created familiarity, his style, personal and literary, was seen to be the outward symbol of a firm resolve to preserve a philosophic calm, and of an enormous underlying energy which spent itself in labour, "ohne Hast, aber auch ohne Rast."

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  • As time passed, and custom created familiarity, his style, personal and literary, was seen to be the outward symbol of a firm resolve to preserve a philosophic calm, and of an enormous underlying energy which spent itself in labour, "ohne Hast, aber auch ohne Rast."

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  • Unlike many Orientals, the Malays can be treated with a friendly familiarity without such treatment breeding lack of respect or leading to liberties being taken with the superior.

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  • This exquisite familiarity with bird and beast would make us love the memory of Thoreau if his egotism were triply as arrogant, if his often meaningless paradoxes were even more absurd, if his sympathies were even less humanitarian than we know them to have been.

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  • She smiled, comforted by the familiarity of his unique communication style.

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  • During some months Savage lived in the closest familiarity with Johnson; and then the friends parted, not without tears.

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  • Columella, like Xenophon, favours a certain friendliness and familiarity in one's intercourse with his farm slaves.

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  • This is a perfectly simple and straightforward operation, involving nothing more than familiarity with records and industry in going through them.

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  • Saru enters into the composition of many place-names, an evidence of the peoples familiarity with the animal.

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  • Successful emendation requires a rare union of qualifications - insight, prudence, patience and familiarity with the author emended and the conditions of his text.

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  • Struck by the familiarity of the scene, she paused as the fire reached the top of the hill.

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  • In 1772 the king's marriage with Caroline Matilda, who had been seized and had confessed to criminal familiarity with Struensee, was dissolved, and the queen, retaining her title, passed her remaining days at Celle, where she died on the 11 th of May 1775.

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  • In 1772 the king's marriage with Caroline Matilda, who had been seized and had confessed to criminal familiarity with Struensee, was dissolved, and the queen, retaining her title, passed her remaining days at Celle, where she died on the 11 th of May 1775.

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  • Both women took the knives, handling them with awkwardness borne of a lack of familiarity with handling deadly weapons.

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  • Both women took the knives, handling them with awkwardness borne of a lack of familiarity with handling deadly weapons.

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  • Whatever she found at the Peak had driven her into a forest full of insurgents despite her injury and her lack of familiarity with the forest or the world outside hers.

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  • He is acquainted with the poems of the epic cycle, the Cypria, the Epigoni, &c. He quotes or otherwise shows familiarity with the writings of Hesiod, Olen, Musaeus, Bacis, Lysistratus, Archilochus of Paros, Alcaeus, Sappho, Solon, Aesop, Aristeas of Proconnesus, Simonides of Ceos, Phrynichus, Aeschylus and Pindar.

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  • The style is vivid, the language elegant but comparatively simple, exhibiting familiarity with the best classical literature.

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  • He is acquainted with the poems of the epic cycle, the Cypria, the Epigoni, &c. He quotes or otherwise shows familiarity with the writings of Hesiod, Olen, Musaeus, Bacis, Lysistratus, Archilochus of Paros, Alcaeus, Sappho, Solon, Aesop, Aristeas of Proconnesus, Simonides of Ceos, Phrynichus, Aeschylus and Pindar.

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  • Familiarity with the sea is proved by the free use of marine motives in decoration.

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  • The adjutant by his elaborate courtesy appeared to wish to ward off any attempt at familiarity on the part of the Russian messenger.

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  • Through Chanut, with whom she was on terms of familiarity, she came to hear of Descartes, and a correspondence which the latter nominally carried on with the ambassador was in reality intended for the eyes of the queen.

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  • Clement's familiarity with the Old Testament points to his being a Christian of long standing rather than a recent convert.

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  • His chief historical writings - The United Kingdom: a Political History (1899), and The United States: an Outline of Political History (1893) - though based on thorough familiarity with their subject, make no claim to original research, but are remarkable examples of terse and brilliant narrative.

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  • The mingling of despotism and good-natured familiarity there described (and the spirit is doubtless correctly given by Josephus, whether or not his details are historical) agrees with the picture in Proverbs.

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  • His chief historical writings - The United Kingdom: a Political History (1899), and The United States: an Outline of Political History (1893) - though based on thorough familiarity with their subject, make no claim to original research, but are remarkable examples of terse and brilliant narrative.

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  • With a curious respect for those theories his familiarity with the secret social history of France had caused him to entertain, he hoped and attempted to retain a hold over the king through the influence of Lady Yarmouth, though the futility of such means had already been demonstrated to him by his relations with Queen Caroline's "ma bonne Howard."

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  • His father, a drysalter and dealer in colours, used sometimes to make experiments in the hope of finding improved processes for the production of his wares, and thus his son early acquired familiarity with practical chemistry.

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  • Familiarity has mitigated the harshness of the revisers' renderings; scholarship, on the whole, has confirmed their readings.

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  • He was able to speak and write Greek, and gives evidence of familiarity alike with its prose and with its poetry; and his excellent memory - though he himself complains about it - enabled him always to bring in at the right place an appropriate, often brilliant, quotation or some historical allusion.

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  • His silence on the subject of Roman greatness and glory as contrasted with the prominence of these subjects in the poetry of men of provincial birth such as Ennius, Virgil and Horace, may be explained by the principle that familiarity had made the subject one of less wonder and novelty to him.

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  • As illustrating the rapid development of familiarity with foreign authors, a Japanese retrospect of the Meiji era notes that whereas Macaulays Esfays were ii the curriculum of the Imperial University in 1881-1882, they were studied, five or six years later, in secondary schools, and pupils of the latter were able to read with understanding the works of Goldsmith, Tennyson and Thackeray.

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  • Here his perfect familiarity with the canon law gave him a great advantage.

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  • It is well known that in after years he had doubts whether he should not compose his great work in French; and it is certain that his familiarity with that language, in spite of considerable efforts to counteract its effects, tinged his style to the last.

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  • More, Colet, Ascham, Cheke, Camden were men whose familiarity with the classics was both intimate and easy.

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  • In my account of Helen last year, I mentioned several instances where she seemed to have called into use an inexplicable mental faculty; but it now seems to me, after carefully considering the matter, that this power may be explained by her perfect familiarity with the muscular variations of those with whom she comes into contact, caused by their emotions.

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  • It would be unfair to charge what is repulsive in their letters wholly on the habits of the times, for wide familiarity with the published correspondence of similar men at the same epoch brings one acquainted with little that is so disagreeable.

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  • Passages in his poem attest his familiarity with the pomp and luxury of city life, with the attractions of the public games and with the pageantry of great military spectacles.

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  • Some critics, however, hold that it is wholly Luke's own composition, and that the Hebraic style - in which he was able to write in consequence of his familiarity with the LXX.

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  • An elder brother, who like himself was early turned out into the world to seek his own fortune, rose to command a brigade in the Mysore army, while Hyder, who never learned to read or write, passed the first years of his life aimlessly in sport and sensuality, sometimes, however, acting as the agent of his brother, and meanwhile acquiring a useful familiarity with the tactics of the French when at the height of their reputation under Dupleix.

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  • Some critics, however, hold that it is wholly Luke's own composition, and that the Hebraic style - in which he was able to write in consequence of his familiarity with the LXX.

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  • This is confirmed by the fact that the Book of Esther contains several Persian words and shows throughout a familiarity with Persian conditions.

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  • In that treatise the essential marks of an educated person are, not only ability to write Latin verse, but also, a point of " at least equal importance," " familiarity with the language and literature of Greece."

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  • He had for schoolmaster an Englishman who held by the traditions of English schools, so that before he entered Harvard College he had a more familiar acquaintance with Latin verse than most of his fellows - a familiarity which showed itself later in his mock-pedantic accompaniment to The Biglow Papers and his macaronic poetry.

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  • His early familiarity with country life gave him a taste for natural history, especially botany and ornithology.

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  • Don't worry, go! she whispered, smiling, with the kind of familiarity that grows up between a nurse and her mistress.

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  • Whatever the students of this century may think of his scholarship, they must allow that only vast erudition and thorough familiarity with the Greek language could have enabled him to accomplish what he did.

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  • The familiarity thus acquired with military life and character stood Sterne in good stead when he drew the portraits of Uncle Toby and Corporal Trim.

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  • His chief defects as a historian are want of imagination and an undignified familiarity of style, which, however, at least preserves his history from the dulness by which lack of imagination is usually accompanied.

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  • There is no doubt that Leucas fits the Homeric descriptions much better than Ithaca; but, on the other hand, many scholars maintain that it is a mistake to treat the imaginary descriptions of a poet as if they were portions of a guide-book, or to look, in the author of the Odyssey, for a close familiarity with the geography of the Ionian islands.

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  • These facts point to a familiarity with the Greek colonies in Asia which contrasts strongly with the silence of the Iliad and Odyssey.

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  • The Renaissance cannot be comprehended in its true character without familiarity with these six representatives of its manifold and many-sided inspiration.

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  • The Latin sermons of St Augustine, of which 384 are extant, have been taken as their models by all sensible subsequent divines, for it was he who rejected the formal arrangement of the divisions of his theme, and insisted that simplicity and familiarity of style were not incompatible with dignity and religion.

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  • This familiarity with the facts of art, though neither deep nor historical, gave a freshness to his lectures on aesthetics, which, as put together from the notes of 1820, 1823, 1826, are in many ways the most successful of his efforts.

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  • Jefferson carried with him from the college of William and Mary at Williamsburg, in his twentieth year, a good knowledge of Latin, Greek and French (to which he soon added Spanish, Italian and Anglo-Saxon), and a familiarity with the higher mathematics and natural sciences only possessed, at his age, by men who have a rare natural taste and ability for those studies.

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  • That he had a competent acquaintance with Greek is manifest from his translations of Dionysius the Areopagite and of Maximus, from the manner in which he refers to Aristotle, and from his evident familiarity with Neoplatonist writers and the fathers of the early church.

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  • That he had a competent acquaintance with Greek is manifest from his translations of Dionysius the Areopagite and of Maximus, from the manner in which he refers to Aristotle, and from his evident familiarity with Neoplatonist writers and the fathers of the early church.

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  • Then, at the command of God, on the ninth day of the seventh month, 1643, I left my relations and broke off all familiarity or fellowship with old or young."

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  • Homer's familiarity with the art of tempering could come only after centuries of the wide use of iron.

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  • The unfailing freshness and charm of the contrast between the importance, the gravity, in some cases the dry and abstruse nature, of their subjects, and the lightness, sometimes almost approaching levity in its special sense, of the manner in which these subjects are attacked is a triumph of literary art of which no familiarity dims the splendour, and which no lapse of time can ever impair.

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  • It is not a safe guide, however, when applied to the comparison of different communities, the age-composition of which is probably by no means identical, but in consideration of its familiarity it has been adopted in the first section of Table V.

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  • Evidently it was his extraordinary dignity and poise, forbidding even the suggestion of familiarity, quite as much as his stature, that impressed those who knew him.

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  • The hen is still more soberly attired; but it is perhaps the siskin's disposition to familiarity that makes it so favourite a captive, and, 'though as a cage-bird it is not ordinarily long-lived, it readily adapts itself to the loss of liberty.

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  • Further, he shows an "astonishing familiarity with the Jewish rites," in the opinion of a modern Jew (Kohler in the Jewish Encycl.); so much so, that the latter agrees with another Jewish scholar in saying that "the writer seems to have been a converted Jew, whose fanatic zeal rendered him a bitter opponent of Judaism within the Christian Church."

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  • The order of the Perpetual Edict, which appears to have been taken as a sort of model for the general scheme of books and titles, was doubtless convenient to the Roman lawyers from their familiarity with it, but was in itself rather accidental and historical than logical.

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  • She.d never liked her room, but she found some comfort in its familiarity.

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  • His practical motto, if he is the author of the Economics attributed to him, is - " no outrage, and no familiarity."

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  • In 1819 he had begun to study German, with which he soon acquired a very remarkable familiarity.

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  • The graceful precision and dignified familiarity of the epistle are particularly attractive to the temperament of France.

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  • As a youth, says Clarendon, " the ill-bred familiarity of the Scotch divines had given him a distaste " for Presbyterianism, which he indeed declared " no religion for gentlemen," and the mean figure which the fallen national church made in exile repelled him at the same time that he was attracted by the " genteel part of the Catholic religion."

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  • " It was a common saying that he could send away a person better pleased at receiving nothing than those in the good king his father's time that had requests granted them," 1 and his good-humoured tact and familiarity compensated for and concealed his ingratitude and perfidy and preserved his popularity.

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  • They are the product of immediate and intimate familiarity with the life of the great city.

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  • Any touches of familiarity with the local circumstances (as in xiv.

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  • 19, which is like the rest of the treatise and quite unlike Paul, but Schmiedel's familiarity with Paul's writings enables him to collect phrases therefrom which occur also in the Homilies.

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  • The knowledge of Leonardo's position among and familiarity with such men early helped to spread the idea that he had been at the head of a regularly constituted academy of arts and sciences at Milan.

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  • Hence the familiarity of the poet's well-known "cooling-card" to the budding genius of his kinsman Jonathan: "Cousin Swift, you will never be a poet."

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  • He was now a power in the state, the intimate friend and recognized equal of the first writers of the day, the associate of ministers on a footing of perfect cordiality and familiarity.

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  • What he would have been as a poet, if, instead of visiting Europe in early life and drinking in the spirit of the middle ages under the shadows of cathedral towers, he had, like Whittier, grown old amid American scenery and life, we can only guess from his earlier poems, which are as naturalistic, fresh and unmystical as could be desired; but certain it is that, from his long familiarity with the medieval view of nature, and its semi-pagan offspring, the romantic view, he was brought, for the greater part of his life, to look upon the world of men and things either as the middle scene of a miracle play, with a heaven of rewarding happiness above and a purgatory of purifying pain below, or else as a garment concealing, while it revealed, spiritual forms of unfathomed mystery.

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  • He was affable to the point of familiarity, quick-witted like a true Gascon, good-hearted, indulgent, yet skilled in reading the character of those around him, and he could at times show himself severe and unyielding.

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  • But these, to the untutored imagination, present a mystical, as well as a mechanical aspect; and barbaric familiarity with the heavens developed at an early age, through the promptings of superstition, into a fixed system of observation.

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  • A sense of familiarity hit her as they neared a clump of rocks.

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  • She smiled, comforted by the familiarity of his unique communication style.

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  • She.d never liked her room, but she found some comfort in its familiarity.

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  • Whatever she found at the Peak had driven her into a forest full of insurgents despite her injury and her lack of familiarity with the forest or the world outside hers.

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  • Struck by the familiarity of the scene, she paused as the fire reached the top of the hill.

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  • Or maybe, it was the apparent familiarity between the two of them.

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  • Whoever coined the phrase "Familiarity breeds contempt" must have gone that route.

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  • Bligh was still less visible to the men, not present in a "familiarity breeds contempt" sense.

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  • From the use of macro focusing, the worlds seem immense with potential; Gottelier is telling stories using scraps of familiarity.

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  • I think the problem locally is that everybody know that and familiarity breeds contempt.

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  • But that effect must have soon dissipated, as familiarity set in.

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  • This shows a familiarity with coal tar distillation that was probably acquired by practical experience within the GLCC.

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  • Familiarity: is the technology familiar and understood, socially embedded?

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  • No medical knowledge is needed but some familiarity with reaction-diffusion equations would be useful.

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  • Students are only required to have some training in basic calculus and some familiarity with first-order difference equations.

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  • This, unfortunately, brings us to one of the book's few weaknesses in that it presupposes a basic familiarity with Buddhism.

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  • The session will assume familiarity with the concepts discussed in the previous two seminars.

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  • Candidates need to be able to demonstrate familiarity with British Higher Education.

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  • On completing the course, students will have acquired familiarity with key areas of political analysis.

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  • There is a training function to help users gain familiarity with the on screen use of the product.

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  • Those criminals possessing familiarity with computers now have powerful resources at their disposal.

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  • familiarity with digital electronics and in particular DSP is an advantage.

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  • familiarity with the concepts discussed in the previous two seminars.

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  • familiarity with noir convention and cliché .

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  • familiarity with the notion of trusted systems within the realm of computer security.

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  • familiarity with the relevant literature and techniques.

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  • familiarity with the language of Rice Crispies may be useful, however.

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  • Instead we have a clear-headed analysis informed by, and grounded in an intimate familiarity with, archeological realities and astronomical phenomena.

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  • A basic familiarity with the Laws of Duplicate Contract Bridge is assumed in posting.

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  • A thorough familiarity with all the key players in the UK book market is essential.

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  • CIMENT is directed toward a readership with prior familiarity with the basic concepts of database design.

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  • With increased familiarity will come a demand for greater Internet access from all parts of the community.

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  • familiarity breeds contempt ' sense.

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  • This work also helps to develop simple word processing skills and keyboard familiarity.

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  • heartything at once in the familiarity and the incongruity of this being moved Michael to even heartier outbursts of a healthy and humane flippancy.

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  • At times perhaps he was a little rigid -- and some slight hesitancy in the exposed woodwind writing will surely lessen with familiarity.

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  • Familiarity with the examples of groups met in the course will be expected and you should be able to apply the methods learned.

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  • Familiarity with what is meant by antiparticles, quarks, leptons, hadrons, beta decay, helium nucleosynthesis.

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  • I often overcompensate by attempting to recognize people regardless of familiarity.

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  • Duration: One morning or afternoon session Format: Presentations, demonstrations and practicals prerequisites: Familiarity with wordprocessing is required.

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  • presupposes a basic familiarity with Buddhism.

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  • Objective: Students should gain some familiarity with varieties of mental disorder and the theoretical psychoanalytic models which may help us to understand psychopathology.

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  • Later parts of the module will assume familiarity with elementary material on vectors in 2 and 3 dimensions including scalar and vector products.

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  • As with most horror sequels, the blood and violence level is upped to compensate for familiarity with what is about to happen.

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  • Presently there came walks in the long shrubbery, talks in the Belvedere, and I know not what tender familiarity.

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  • soot mark, a ladder, familiarity: wet cheeks rift.

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  • spouse because familiarity is the basis of intimacy.

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  • With windows familiarity many times over quot says Thomas other tort filings.

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  • To these two employments may be ascribed those qualities of assiduity and accuracy, and that familiarity with the commerce of the country, which distinguished his public career.

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  • Through Chanut, with whom she was on terms of familiarity, she came to hear of Descartes, and a correspondence which the latter nominally carried on with the ambassador was in reality intended for the eyes of the queen.

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  • His familiarity with the methods of mathematical analysis and a certain refinement of taste in their application have resulted in great beauty of form.

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  • The hen is still more soberly attired; but it is perhaps the siskin's disposition to familiarity that makes it so favourite a captive, and, 'though as a cage-bird it is not ordinarily long-lived, it readily adapts itself to the loss of liberty.

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  • It is well known that in after years he had doubts whether he should not compose his great work in French; and it is certain that his familiarity with that language, in spite of considerable efforts to counteract its effects, tinged his style to the last.

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  • This is a perfectly simple and straightforward operation, involving nothing more than familiarity with records and industry in going through them.

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  • Familiarity with the sea is proved by the free use of marine motives in decoration.

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  • Unlike many Orientals, the Malays can be treated with a friendly familiarity without such treatment breeding lack of respect or leading to liberties being taken with the superior.

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  • His practical motto, if he is the author of the Economics attributed to him, is - " no outrage, and no familiarity."

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  • Columella, like Xenophon, favours a certain friendliness and familiarity in one's intercourse with his farm slaves.

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  • This exquisite familiarity with bird and beast would make us love the memory of Thoreau if his egotism were triply as arrogant, if his often meaningless paradoxes were even more absurd, if his sympathies were even less humanitarian than we know them to have been.

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  • His chief defects as a historian are want of imagination and an undignified familiarity of style, which, however, at least preserves his history from the dulness by which lack of imagination is usually accompanied.

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  • The Latin sermons of St Augustine, of which 384 are extant, have been taken as their models by all sensible subsequent divines, for it was he who rejected the formal arrangement of the divisions of his theme, and insisted that simplicity and familiarity of style were not incompatible with dignity and religion.

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  • With a curious respect for those theories his familiarity with the secret social history of France had caused him to entertain, he hoped and attempted to retain a hold over the king through the influence of Lady Yarmouth, though the futility of such means had already been demonstrated to him by his relations with Queen Caroline's "ma bonne Howard."

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  • His silence on the subject of Roman greatness and glory as contrasted with the prominence of these subjects in the poetry of men of provincial birth such as Ennius, Virgil and Horace, may be explained by the principle that familiarity had made the subject one of less wonder and novelty to him.

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  • Passages in his poem attest his familiarity with the pomp and luxury of city life, with the attractions of the public games and with the pageantry of great military spectacles.

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  • His father, a drysalter and dealer in colours, used sometimes to make experiments in the hope of finding improved processes for the production of his wares, and thus his son early acquired familiarity with practical chemistry.

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  • Further, he shows an "astonishing familiarity with the Jewish rites," in the opinion of a modern Jew (Kohler in the Jewish Encycl.); so much so, that the latter agrees with another Jewish scholar in saying that "the writer seems to have been a converted Jew, whose fanatic zeal rendered him a bitter opponent of Judaism within the Christian Church."

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  • Saru enters into the composition of many place-names, an evidence of the peoples familiarity with the animal.

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  • As illustrating the rapid development of familiarity with foreign authors, a Japanese retrospect of the Meiji era notes that whereas Macaulays Esfays were ii the curriculum of the Imperial University in 1881-1882, they were studied, five or six years later, in secondary schools, and pupils of the latter were able to read with understanding the works of Goldsmith, Tennyson and Thackeray.

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  • The influences which had inspired republican and Augustan literature were the artistic impulse derived from a familiarity with the great works of Greek genius, becoming more intimate with every new generation, the spell of Rome over the imagination of the kindred Italian races, the charm of Italy, and the vivid sensibility of the Italian temperament.

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  • It shows how a bold and p lausible adventurer, aided by the profligacy of a parasite, the avarice and hypocrisy of a confessor, and a mother's complaisant familiarity with vice, achieves the triumph of making a gulled husband bring his own unwilling but too yielding wife to shame.

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  • It would be unfair to charge what is repulsive in their letters wholly on the habits of the times, for wide familiarity with the published correspondence of similar men at the same epoch brings one acquainted with little that is so disagreeable.

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  • It is on our familiarity with modes of transmission such as these, and with the exact analyses of them which the science of mathematical physics has been able to make, that our predilection for filling space with an aethereal transmitting medium, constituting a universal connexion between material bodies, largely depends; perhaps ultimately it depends most of all, like all our physical conceptions, on the intimate knowledge that we can ourselves exert mechanical effect on outside bodies only through the agencies of our limbs and sinews.

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  • An elder brother, who like himself was early turned out into the world to seek his own fortune, rose to command a brigade in the Mysore army, while Hyder, who never learned to read or write, passed the first years of his life aimlessly in sport and sensuality, sometimes, however, acting as the agent of his brother, and meanwhile acquiring a useful familiarity with the tactics of the French when at the height of their reputation under Dupleix.

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  • 840), in his classic life of Charles the Great, models his style on that of Suetonius, and shows his familiarity with Caesar and Livy and Cicero, while Rabanus Maurus (d.

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  • In that treatise the essential marks of an educated person are, not only ability to write Latin verse, but also, a point of " at least equal importance," " familiarity with the language and literature of Greece."

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  • Familiarity has mitigated the harshness of the revisers' renderings; scholarship, on the whole, has confirmed their readings.

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  • Clement's familiarity with the Old Testament points to his being a Christian of long standing rather than a recent convert.

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  • Successful emendation requires a rare union of qualifications - insight, prudence, patience and familiarity with the author emended and the conditions of his text.

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  • He was able to speak and write Greek, and gives evidence of familiarity alike with its prose and with its poetry; and his excellent memory - though he himself complains about it - enabled him always to bring in at the right place an appropriate, often brilliant, quotation or some historical allusion.

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  • Allusions to silk and its source became common in classical literature; but, although these references show familiarity with the material, they are singularly vague and inaccurate as to its source; even Pliny knew nothing more about the silkworm than could be learned from Aristotle's description.

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  • There is no doubt that Leucas fits the Homeric descriptions much better than Ithaca; but, on the other hand, many scholars maintain that it is a mistake to treat the imaginary descriptions of a poet as if they were portions of a guide-book, or to look, in the author of the Odyssey, for a close familiarity with the geography of the Ionian islands.

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  • Then, at the command of God, on the ninth day of the seventh month, 1643, I left my relations and broke off all familiarity or fellowship with old or young."

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  • This is confirmed by the fact that the Book of Esther contains several Persian words and shows throughout a familiarity with Persian conditions.

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  • Homer's familiarity with the art of tempering could come only after centuries of the wide use of iron.

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  • Whatever the students of this century may think of his scholarship, they must allow that only vast erudition and thorough familiarity with the Greek language could have enabled him to accomplish what he did.

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  • The unfailing freshness and charm of the contrast between the importance, the gravity, in some cases the dry and abstruse nature, of their subjects, and the lightness, sometimes almost approaching levity in its special sense, of the manner in which these subjects are attacked is a triumph of literary art of which no familiarity dims the splendour, and which no lapse of time can ever impair.

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  • During some months Savage lived in the closest familiarity with Johnson; and then the friends parted, not without tears.

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  • The order of the Perpetual Edict, which appears to have been taken as a sort of model for the general scheme of books and titles, was doubtless convenient to the Roman lawyers from their familiarity with it, but was in itself rather accidental and historical than logical.

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  • In 1819 he had begun to study German, with which he soon acquired a very remarkable familiarity.

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  • p. 97 seq.; Keary, The Vikings in Western Christendom, pp. 162, 260.) No example could better than this bring home to us the strangeness of the Christian world to the first adventurers from the north, nor better explain the process of familiarity which gradually extended the sphere of their ambition.

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  • Here his perfect familiarity with the canon law gave him a great advantage.

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  • The mingling of despotism and good-natured familiarity there described (and the spirit is doubtless correctly given by Josephus, whether or not his details are historical) agrees with the picture in Proverbs.

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  • This familiarity with the facts of art, though neither deep nor historical, gave a freshness to his lectures on aesthetics, which, as put together from the notes of 1820, 1823, 1826, are in many ways the most successful of his efforts.

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  • Jefferson carried with him from the college of William and Mary at Williamsburg, in his twentieth year, a good knowledge of Latin, Greek and French (to which he soon added Spanish, Italian and Anglo-Saxon), and a familiarity with the higher mathematics and natural sciences only possessed, at his age, by men who have a rare natural taste and ability for those studies.

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  • He loved to win men, especially those of the middle class, by affability and familiarity, employing all his arts to cajole and seduce those whom he needed.

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  • He had for schoolmaster an Englishman who held by the traditions of English schools, so that before he entered Harvard College he had a more familiar acquaintance with Latin verse than most of his fellows - a familiarity which showed itself later in his mock-pedantic accompaniment to The Biglow Papers and his macaronic poetry.

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  • The familiarity thus acquired with military life and character stood Sterne in good stead when he drew the portraits of Uncle Toby and Corporal Trim.

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  • These facts point to a familiarity with the Greek colonies in Asia which contrasts strongly with the silence of the Iliad and Odyssey.

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  • It is not a safe guide, however, when applied to the comparison of different communities, the age-composition of which is probably by no means identical, but in consideration of its familiarity it has been adopted in the first section of Table V.

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  • The Renaissance cannot be comprehended in its true character without familiarity with these six representatives of its manifold and many-sided inspiration.

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  • More, Colet, Ascham, Cheke, Camden were men whose familiarity with the classics was both intimate and easy.

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  • Evidently it was his extraordinary dignity and poise, forbidding even the suggestion of familiarity, quite as much as his stature, that impressed those who knew him.

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  • His early familiarity with country life gave him a taste for natural history, especially botany and ornithology.

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  • The style is vivid, the language elegant but comparatively simple, exhibiting familiarity with the best classical literature.

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  • The graceful precision and dignified familiarity of the epistle are particularly attractive to the temperament of France.

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  • As a youth, says Clarendon, " the ill-bred familiarity of the Scotch divines had given him a distaste " for Presbyterianism, which he indeed declared " no religion for gentlemen," and the mean figure which the fallen national church made in exile repelled him at the same time that he was attracted by the " genteel part of the Catholic religion."

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  • " It was a common saying that he could send away a person better pleased at receiving nothing than those in the good king his father's time that had requests granted them," 1 and his good-humoured tact and familiarity compensated for and concealed his ingratitude and perfidy and preserved his popularity.

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  • They are the product of immediate and intimate familiarity with the life of the great city.

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  • Any touches of familiarity with the local circumstances (as in xiv.

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  • 19, which is like the rest of the treatise and quite unlike Paul, but Schmiedel's familiarity with Paul's writings enables him to collect phrases therefrom which occur also in the Homilies.

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  • The knowledge of Leonardo's position among and familiarity with such men early helped to spread the idea that he had been at the head of a regularly constituted academy of arts and sciences at Milan.

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  • Hence the familiarity of the poet's well-known "cooling-card" to the budding genius of his kinsman Jonathan: "Cousin Swift, you will never be a poet."

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  • He was now a power in the state, the intimate friend and recognized equal of the first writers of the day, the associate of ministers on a footing of perfect cordiality and familiarity.

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  • What he would have been as a poet, if, instead of visiting Europe in early life and drinking in the spirit of the middle ages under the shadows of cathedral towers, he had, like Whittier, grown old amid American scenery and life, we can only guess from his earlier poems, which are as naturalistic, fresh and unmystical as could be desired; but certain it is that, from his long familiarity with the medieval view of nature, and its semi-pagan offspring, the romantic view, he was brought, for the greater part of his life, to look upon the world of men and things either as the middle scene of a miracle play, with a heaven of rewarding happiness above and a purgatory of purifying pain below, or else as a garment concealing, while it revealed, spiritual forms of unfathomed mystery.

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  • He was affable to the point of familiarity, quick-witted like a true Gascon, good-hearted, indulgent, yet skilled in reading the character of those around him, and he could at times show himself severe and unyielding.

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  • But these, to the untutored imagination, present a mystical, as well as a mechanical aspect; and barbaric familiarity with the heavens developed at an early age, through the promptings of superstition, into a fixed system of observation.

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  • As soon as the King began to speak loud and fast his royal dignity instantly forsook him, and without noticing it he passed into his natural tone of good-natured familiarity.

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  • Later parts of the module will assume familiarity with elementary material on vectors in 2 and 3 dimensions including scalar and vector products.

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  • As with most horror sequels, the blood and violence level is upped to compensate for familiarity with what is about to happen.

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  • Presently there came walks in the long shrubbery, talks in the Belvedere, and I know not what tender familiarity.

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  • Then, just round the corner a soot mark, a ladder, familiarity: wet cheeks rift.

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  • Of course, it 's wonderful to be familiar with your spouse because familiarity is the basis of intimacy.

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  • With windows familiarity many times over quot says thomas other tort filings.

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  • Menards. Menards carries all the major brands, so familiarity won't be a problem.

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  • Depending on your familiarity with cosmetics, formal makeup may seem intimating.

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  • While you will learn countless things in your class, there are a few introductory lessons that you can start to research to give yourself a familiarity of what you will be studying.

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  • You'll need a solid familiarity with current pop culture to navigate this section of the site.

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  • Common sense and familiarity are the best tools for helping your pet.

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  • However, playing from tabs provides a foundation for learning all these things by encouraging familiarity with the notes and the instrument.

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  • Depending on the style of music you play, your familiarity with the more complicated chords, like suspended chords, sixth chords, thirteenth chords, etc., will likely vary.

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  • Many seniors also prefer the comfort and familiarity of a home they've lived in most of their adult life.

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  • For patients with Alzheimer's or dementia, the familiarity of home can help avoid confusion and increase comfort.

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  • Remember that many humorous gifts require a certain level of familiarity.

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  • Elderly people want to surround themselves with memories and with the familiarity of their own belongings and routines.

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  • Because of Six Flags' popularity and familiarity as a great family getaway, it is no surprise that Banzai has partnered with the theme park chain for corporate name recognition.

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  • The familiarity of a card game such as Hearts, a word game similar to Scrabble (for example, check out Literati or WordRacer at YahooGames), or puzzle games like Bejeweled is comfortable for people of all ages and from all walks of life.

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  • This involves everything from drawing skills to familiarity with certain types of code.

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  • This exchange and familiarity create the basis for a developing relationship.

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  • Close observation and familiarity with the child, as well as an understanding of their developmental stage, are critical to the diagnosis of problem lying.

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  • Young children (preschool and early elementary years) do not have past experience and familiarity with tests and have limited understanding of the expectations of testing procedures.

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  • Introducing computer skills at an early age increases a child's familiarity with the tool and paves the way for future academic and professional computer needs.

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  • Familiarity with the court filing rules that apply at the local, state and federal levels is something that the legal assistant is expected to know.

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  • This is due to the womb being a watery environment, hence their comfort and familiarity with water.

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  • Veering off course with the name familiarity is the United Kingdom version known as Ludo.

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  • In addition, a sense of familiarity develops with the sound of the other person's voice.

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  • However, inappropriate familiarity is as bad as the self-aggrandizement mentioned above.

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  • Just remember to read through the magazines before you decide which ones to submit content to, since familiarity with the publication format is sure to impress the editor who will review your piece.

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  • On the other hand, it can also be a case of familiarity breeds contempt, in which the pair begins to drift from one another.

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  • Another advantage of finding worksheets from familiar companies is the background knowledge, comfort, and familiarity of these well-known resources.

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  • In otherwords, your child's familiarity with these items can be used as a springboard to a greater level of kindergarten preparedness.

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  • While characters themselves may have come and gone, the families continue to grow, ensuring some degree of familiarity and comfort with audience members who have been fans of the program since its inception.

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  • It's placement in the Pilot episode of the fledgling vampire series echoes the familiarity of the story, but also offered the promise of more to come.

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  • As you build strength and familiarity with each pose, you'll be able to move faster or stretch deeper.

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  • Specific forms created in Microsoft Word formats make it easier for people familiar with MS Word to create an individualized resume using the model for structure and familiarity with how to move and change text to vary the layout.

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  • Hence, the goal is to choose a recognizable song that can add an element of humor, familiarity, or intensity to the routine.

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  • A customer may not respond the first time, but a familiarity with your products may cause a different result the next time around.

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  • Familiarity with the brand means you can be sure of the quality and fit of their products, which makes many women feel more comfortable purchasing intimates online.

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  • If you're wondering how you know these sisters, your familiarity may have started back in the 1970's when Kim and Kyle both appeared on the popular television show Little House on the Prairie.

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  • Rowling's style carries over from the previous novels and creates a comfort zone in which the reader can curl up with the familiarity of Harry's world.

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  • Making these kinds of changes can be tricky, however, and you need at least some familiarity with coding such as CSS, XML and basic HTML.

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  • Facebook avoids all of this, choosing to focus on functionality and familiarity.

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  • This will require some familiarity with FrontPage by the web site manager.

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