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At least for the present, the fewer people who knew, the better.
In 2000, Africa had fewer than five million Internet users.
We can make better food that uses fewer resources.
One little girl had fewer presents than the rest, and Helen insisted on sharing her gifts with her.
Why are there fewer traffic jams in one certain city than in any other of its size?Advertisement
Further, the skin is stated to be much less rough, with fewer cracks, while a more important difference occurs in the trunk, which lacks the transverse ridges so distinctive of the ordinary African elephant, and thereby approximates to the Asiatic species.
Mastodons have fewer ridges on their molar teeth than elephants; the ridges are also less elevated, wider apart, with a thicker enamel covering, and scarcely any cement filling the space between them.
Certain of the molar teeth of the middle of the series in both elephants and mastodons have the same number of principal ridges; those in front having fewer, and those behind a greater number.
A monastery founded here by St Carthagh in 633 became so celebrated as a seat of learning that it is said no fewer than twenty churches were erected in its vicinity.
The House of Representatives was to consist of members chosen in the different states in numbers proportioned to their population, but never fewer than five.Advertisement
Each college is founded by royal decree, and consists of a president, with not fewer than ten and not more than twenty members.
The courts of appeal and cassation, too, often have more than they can do; in the year 1907 the court of cassation at Rome decided 948 appeals on points of law in civil cases, while no fewer than 460 remained to be decided.
Between 1884 and 1902 no fewer than 220,61 6 sales were effected for failure to pay taxes, while, from 1886 to 1902, 79,208 expropriations were effected for other debts not due to the state.
Kant had fewer isolated points of departure than intuitionalists; yet gaps and isolation recurred in Kant, and helped to make him the father of modern agnosticism.
Contrasting, in the second place, with the polyorgan theory are the various "polyperson " theories which interpret the Siphonophore cormus as a colony composed of more or fewer individuals in or a', Pneumatocyst.Advertisement
Species of 51 more seem to occur as true natives within the Ethiopian and Indian regions, and besides these 18 appear to be common to the Ethiopian without being found in the Indian, and no fewer than 71 to the Indian without occurring in the Ethiopian.
The parts of the flower are most frequently arranged in fives, or multiples of fives; for instance, a common arrangement is as follows, - five sepals, succeeded by five petals, ten stamens in two sets of five, and five or fewer carpels; an arrangement in fours is less frequent, while the arrangement in threes, so common in monocotyledons, is rare in dicotyledons.
Altogether, no fewer than 16,600 fairs are held in Russia, 85% of them in European Russia.
The question of the suppression of the African slave trade, with which was connected the right of search, was settled by an agreement that each nation should keep in service off the coast of Africa a squadron carrying not fewer than eighty guns, and that the two squadrons should act in concert when necessary.
Landor's maxims of "few acquaintances, fewer friends, no familiarities" had his cordial approval.Advertisement
On reviewing the progress of ornithology since the end of the 18th century, the first thing that will strike us is the fact that general works, though still undertaken, have become proportionally fewer, while special works, whether relating to the ornithic portion of the fauna of any particular country, or limited to certain groups of birds - works to which the name of " Monograph " has become wholly restricted - have become far more numerous.
The principal theory which he hence conceived himself justified in propounding was that instead of five being (as had been stated) the maximum number of centres of ossification in the sternum, there are no fewer than nine entering into the composition of the perfect sternum of birds in general, though in every species some of these nine are wanting, whatever be the condition of development at the time of examination.
Herein remains, attributed to no fewer than a score of species, which were referred to eight different genera, are fully described and sufficiently illustrated, and, instead of the ordinal name Ichthyornithes previously used, that of Odontotormae was proposed.
Although the species are fewer in number than in most other families of fishes, they are widely spread and extremely abundant, peopling by countless schools the oceans of the tropical and temperate zones, and approaching the coasts only accidentally, occasionally, or periodically.
The waters of the lake swarm with fish (sturgeons and salmonidae), and its herring (Salmo omul) is the chief product of the fisheries, though notably fewer have been taken within the last forty or fifty years.Advertisement
Swinhoe obtained no fewer than 65 different kinds of timber from a large yard in Taiwanfu; and his specimens are now to be seen in the museum at Kew.
The tax was increased no fewer than six times between 1747 and 1808, but was reduced in 1823.
Zincke; and his researches have led to the discovery of many chlorinated oxidation products which admit of decomposition into cyclic compounds containing fewer carbon atoms than characterize the benzene ring, and in turn yielding openchain or aliphatic compounds.
This diminution implies an association of molecules, the surface containing fewer molecules than it is supposed to.
In one day he caused no fewer than 2600 of these outcasts and depredators in Munich and its suburbs alone to be arrested by military patrols, and transferred by them to an industrial establishment which he had prepared for their reception.
On the Internet are far fewer passive observers.
Every day fewer places exist where a single person has legal right to end the life of another.
The noncommissioned officers (of whom there are fewer) perform the action itself less frequently than the soldiers, but they already give commands.
As already stated, there occur in the Hydromedusae two distinct types of person, the polyp and the medusa; and either of them is capable of non-sexual reproduction by budding, a process which may lead to the formation of colonies, composed of more or fewer individuals combined and connected together.
The layers below have progressively fewer of these, the central cells being quite colorless.
Though Japan is far removed from western Europe, and though a few generic forms and still fewer families inhabit the one without also frequenting the other, yet there is a most astonishing similarity in a large portion of their respective birds.
The leaves of the cypresses are scale-like, overlapping and generally in four rows; the female catkins are roundish, and fewer than the male; the cones consist of from six to ten peltate woody scales, which end in a curved point, and open when the seeds are ripe; the seeds are numerous and winged.
No fewer than eighteen convents were still standing in 1873.
Clastic sediments are less abundant and there are fewer breaks in the succession.
The only real way to lose weight is by eating fewer calories than your body burns in a given day.
Every army is composed of lower grades of the service--the rank and file--of whom there are always the greatest number; of the next higher military rank--corporals and noncommissioned officers of whom there are fewer, and of still-higher officers of whom there are still fewer, and so on to the highest military command which is concentrated in one person.
Employers were allowed to avoid the obligation to inform or consult if fewer than 20 people were made redundant at any one establishment.
The numbers who evaded payment were probably fewer than those who did not pay when the tax was revived in the late 1980s !
In 1906, however, no fewer than 1956 dogs were entered at the show of the Westminster Kennel Club, held in Madison Square.
It comprises land in no fewer than ten districts, much of which is let on permanent leases to indigo-planters.
Dorso-lumbar vertebrae never fewer than twentytwo, usually twenty-three in the existing species.
Nearly allied is Neophocaena phocaenoides, a small species from the Indian Ocean and Japan, with teeth of the same form as those of the porpoise, but fewer in number (eighteen to twenty on each side), of larger size, and more distinctly notched or lobed on the free edge.
There are seven towers, fifteen gateways and, according to Los Santos, no fewer than 12,000 windows and doors.
No fewer than three separate dialects and a dozen sub-dialects are known in it.
Even in Lake Baikal Dybowski and Godlewski discovered no fewer than ninety-three species of Gammarides and twenty-five of Gasteropods.
Criminal cases are tried before a single judge and a jury of nine - of whom not fewer than seven determine the verdict.
In 1843, for instance, no fewer than 50,000 Zulus crossed the Tugela seeking the protection of the white man.
He successfully supported the claims of no fewer than three pretenders to the Magyar throne, and finally made Bela III.
Between 1362 and 1450 no fewer than 4151 Magyar students frequented the university of Vienna, nearly as many went by preference to Prague, and this, too, despite the fact that there were now two universities in Hungary itself, the old foundation of Louis the Great at Pecs, and a new one established at Buda by Sigismund.
During the thirty-two years of his reign he held at least fifteen diets,' at which no fewer than 450 statutes were passed.
Kuprili, who had forbidden the Polish enterprise, at once occupied Transylvania, and, in the course of the next five years, no fewer than four princes, three of whom died violent deaths, were forced to accept the kaftan and kalpag of investiture in the camp of the grand vizier.
In 1830 there were only 10 Magyar periodical publications; in 1880 we find 368; in 1885 their lit number rose to 494; in 1890 to 636; and at the beginning of 1895 no fewer than 806 periodical publica tions, written in the Hungarian language, appeared in Hungary.
In the days of the old German empire no fewer than thirty-five different tolls were levied between Melnik and Hamburg, to say nothing of the special dues and privileged exactions of various riparian owners and political authorities.
Only a small proportion of these get fertilized, and still fewer ever emerge from the egg.
Indeed, in the years between 1840 and 1850, during which the movement waxed and waned, no fewer than forty-one phalanges were founded, of which some definite record can be found.
They worshipped Re at sunrise with resin, at mid-day with myrrh and at sunset with an elaborate confection called kuphi, compounded of no fewer than sixteen ingredients, among which were honey, wine, raisins, resin, myrrh and sweet calamus.
P. Bayle recounts the title-pages of no fewer than thirty-two books of which Amyraut was the author.
Spurs of the Chin hills run down the whole length of the Lower Chindwin district, almost to Sagaing, and one hill, Powindaung, is particularly noted on account of its innumerable cave temples, which are said to hold no fewer than 446,444 images of Buddha.
Of red the varieties are fewer; the finest is a crimson red of very beautiful tint, and there are various gradations from this to a dull brick red.
According to this authority it had a circuit of 100 m., and no fewer than 12,000 bridges and 3000 baths.
It was crossed no fewer than 66 times by various emperors, between 793 and 1402.
At Cold Harbor six thousand men fell in one useless assault lasting an hour, and after two months the Union armies lay before Richmond and Petersburg indeed, but had lost no fewer than 72,000 men.
During the Carolingian period it was the seat of no fewer than 16 imperial councils or colloquies.
No fewer than io new churches were erected in the years from 1220 to 1270.
Thus in the thirteen years ending in 1897that is to say, the first period when really scientific apparatus for recording purposes was availableshe was visited by no fewer than 17,750 shocks, being an average of something over 33/4 daily.
Soon after the Norman invasion it became of the first importance as a port, a fact attested by the remains of no fewer than five castles in close proximity, which give the town a picturesque aspect.
The character of this coast differs from the southern, the islands being fewer and larger, and of table shape.
Fox himself was elected for Westminster with fewer votes than Admiral Lord Hood, but with a majority over the ministerial candidate, Sir Cecil Wray.
In the other non-Hippocratic writings Ermerins thinks he can distinguish the hands of no fewer than nineteen different authors, most of them anonymous, and some of them very late.
Cornelius Sulla for the payment of his soldiers; Nero removed no fewer than 500 bronze statues from the sacred precincts; Constantine the Great enriched his new city by the sacred tripod and its support of intertwined snakes dedicated by the Greek cities after the battle of Plataea.
His chief agent, Captain (afterwards Sir William) Sleeman, with several competent assistants, and the co-operation of a number of native states, succeeded in completely grappling with the evil, so that up to October 1835 no fewer than 1562 Thugs had been committed, of which number 382 were hanged and 986 transported or imprisoned for life.
Regensburg had its due share in the Thirty Years' and other wars, and is said to have suffered in all no fewer than seventeen sieges.
The kingdom of Buganda, which has a thoroughly efficient and recognized native government, is subdivided into no fewer than nineteen " counties " or districts, but the other provinces have as a rule only three or four subdivisions.
It is a picturesque and interesting old town with more regular streets and shady squares and fewer canals than most Dutch towns.
It was taken by the Romans after the Samnite war of 2 9 1 B.C., and became a colony at once, no fewer than 20,000 men being sent there, owing to its military importance.
Since the tribes practised far more in-breeding than out-breeding, the tendency was toward forming not only verbal linguistic groups, but biological varieties; the weaker the tribe, the fewer the captures, the greater the isolation and harder the conditions - producing dolichocephaly, dwarfism and other retrogressive characteristics.
Among the authors whose works were found specially serviceable in this way may be mentioned the Venerable Bede, who is credited with no fewer than 140 homilies in the Basel and Cologne editions.
The harnessed antelopes, or bushbucks, are closely allied to the kudus, from which they chiefly differ by the spiral formed by the horns generally having fewer turns.
On the other hand, the duke's whole section lay close to an open frontier across which ran no fewer than four great roads, and the duke considered that his position "required, for its protection, a system of occupation quite different from that adopted by the Prussian army."
During this period he established no fewer than 120 schools; moreover he brought back the Italian language which had been displaced by the French in the services of the Vaudois church, and in 1849 built a church for them in Turin.
Its castle, erected by Birger Jarl in the 13th century, played an important part in the early annals of Sweden; and no fewer than twenty diets or important assemblies were held either in the castle or in the town.
On its capture by the Dutch in 1656 it was a flourishing colony with convents of five religious orders, churches and public offices, inhabited by no fewer than 900 noble families and 150o families dependent on mercantile or political occupations.
They contain, as at present published, no fewer than ninety-three essays, besides an exceedingly long apology for the already mentioned Raymund Sabunde, in which some have seen the kernel of Montaigne's philosophy.
Most of the varieties, however, of which no fewer than twenty-seven were recognized by French breeders so early as the beginning of the 18th century, differ merely in the colour and the markings of the plumage.
Fewer farms were worked by owners in 1900 than in 1890, the percentage in the former year being 78.2 and in the latter year 86.6.
The legislative department consists of a Senate (with not fewer than twenty-five and not more than forty-five members) and a House of Representatives (with not fewer than seventyfive and not more than 135 members) chosen biennially.
Next came the defeat of a northern coalition headed by Sar-duris of Ararat, no fewer than 72,950 of the enemy being captured along with the city of Arpad, where the Assyrian king received the homage of various Syrian princes.
They are often carried on floating ice to great distances, and to more southern latitudes than their own, no fewer than twelve Polar bears having been known to reach Iceland in this way during one winter.
The town was devastated in 1359 by the English, when, according to Froissart, no fewer than 900 mansions were burnt.
There are in the place no fewer then thirty-six mosques.
In the 13th century alone no fewer than forty-nine papal legates visited Poland, and thirty provincial synods were held by them to regulate church affairs and promote good government.
History has 1 Pretficz won no fewer than 70 engagements over the Tatars.
Lee had lost fewer, but could ill spare them, and Longstreet had been severely wounded (May 5-6).
Bryant's (or Bryan's) Station, near Lexington, was besieged in August 1782 by about 600 Indians under the notorious Simon Girty, who after raising the siege drew the defenders, numbering fewer than 200, into an ambush and in the battle of Blue Licks which ensued the Kentuckians lost about 67 killed .and 7 prisoners.
In both places the distribution, a high type of 129 and a lower of 127, is like the monetary and trade varieties above noticed; while a smaller number of examples are found, fewer and fewer, down to 118 grains.
In 1864 Don Manuel Orozco y Berra found no fewer than 51 distinct languages and 69 dialects among the Indian inhabitants of Mexico, to which he added 62 extinct idioms - making a total of 182 idioms, each representing a.
With fewer resources than his predecessor had disposed of, he could accomplish practically nothing in the north.
No fewer than three rebellions, with the object of releasing and reinstating him, had to be suppressed, and his prison was changed half a dozen times.
Of the inhabited islands i 1 belong to Ross and Cromarty, 47 to Inverness-shire, and 44 to Argyllshire, but of this total of 102 islands, one-third have a population of only 10 souls, or fewer, each.
In a south-western section the crystalline belt again assumes importance in breadth and height, and the plateau member maintains the strength that it had in the middle section, but the intermediate stratified belt again has fewer ridges, -because of the infrequence here of ridge-making strata as compared to their frequency in the middle section.
The western coast has fewer and shorter off-shore reefs; much of it is of minutely irregular outline, which seems to be determined less by the work of the sea than by the forward growth of mangrove swamps in the shallow salt water.
No fewer than 345 passages in the Digest are taken from his writings.
As one advances northward the timber grows smaller and includes fewer species of trees, and finally the timber line is reached, near Churchill on the west coast of Hudson Bay and somewhat farther south on the Labrador side.
Not Even Appear That The Length Of The Intercalary Month Was Regulated By Any Certain Principle, For A Discretionary Power Was Left With The Pontiffs, To Whom The Care Of The Calendar Was Committed, To Intercalate More Or Fewer Days According As The Year Was Found To Differ More Or Less From The Celestial Motions.
The malady, moreover, spread eastward with alarming rapidity, and, although it was found to be less disastrous and fatal in Oriental countries than in Europe, the sources of healthy graine became fewer and fewer, till only Japan was left as an uninfected source of European graine supply.
The number of mills has decreased, but machinery now runs so much more quickly than formerly that more yarn is being spun on fewer spindles.
There are five, or sometimes fewer, carpels, which unite to form an ovary with as many chambers, in each of which are one or two, rarely more, pendulous anatropous ovules, attached to the central column in such a way that the micropyle points outwards and the raphe is turned towards the placenta.
The empress Theodora killed, drowned or hanged no fewer than 100,000.
In the 18th century there were no fewer than seven monastic buildings in Beaune, besides a Bernardine abbey, a Carthusian convent and an ecclesiastical college.
In 1903 there were 13,400 villages and nearly three-fourths of them contained fewer than 600 inhabitants each.
It was " divided among petty kings and other lords with fewer vassals who are called inkosis or fumes."
Within half a dozen years no fewer than fifty-four new prisons were built on the Pentonville plan, which now began to serve generally as a "model" for imitation, not in England alone, but all over the world.
Out of a total population in 1901 of 47,691,782 no fewer than 40,691,818, or over 85% were Hindus, and 6,731,034 or 14% Mahommedans.
During the brief existence of the Federal Union no fewer than three hundred and ninety-six persons exercised the supreme power of the republic and the different states.
In the New English Dictionary no fewer than thirteen different nuances of vowel sound are distinguished under the symbol A alone.
The Makaryevskaya fair attracts no fewer than 400,000 people from all parts of Russia, and partly from Asia.
In one case observations taken for fifty years show that during the five days from the list to the 25th of March and September, there were fewer gales and storms than during the preceding and succeeding five days.
All these marks may fail, and then the species must be proved to be Malacostracan by other evidence than the number of its segments; but if some exceptions exhibit fewer, none of the Malacostraca exhibits more than 19 (+ 1 or + 2) segments, unless the Nebaliidae be included.
During the eight or ten weeks that the blockade lasted no fewer than 10,000 of the inhabitants are said to have died of want or disease.
Long before jute came to occupy a prominent place amongst the textile fibres of Europe, it formed The lower qualities are, naturally, divided into fewer varieties.
In the next ten years no fewer than sixteen new mills were erected and equipped with modern machinery from Great Britain, while in 1907 there were thirty-nine mills engaged in the industry.
In the jute roving frame the bobbin is termed the "follower," because its revolutions per minute are fewer than those of the flyer.
By the ukaz of 1722 Catherine was proclaimed Peter's successor, to the exclusion of the grand-duke Peter, the only son of the tsarevich Alexius, and on the 7th of May 1724 was solemnly crowned empress-consort in the Uspensky cathedral at Moscow, on which occasion she wore a crown studded with no fewer than 2564 precious stones, surmounted by a ruby, as large as a pigeon's egg, supporting a cross of brilliants.
The name, variously written Espinoza, De Spinoza, D'Espinoza and Despinoza, probably points to the province of Leon as the previous home of the family; there are no fewer than five townships so called in the neighbourhood of Burgos.
At that time twenty-eight Median town-lords paid tribute to Nineveh; two years later, (713 B.C.) no fewer than forty-six.
Its chief buildings include no fewer than twenty convents, mostly secularized.
The councils consist of not fewer than 25 members and not more than the number of members returned by the province to the House of Assembly.
Representations on the matter in England, coupled with assurances from Somerset as to the fertility of the district, induced the British government to vote £50,000 for the purpose of sending out a number of emigrants, Applications were called for, and no fewer than 90,000 were received.
During that period no fewer than 7000 Boers (including women and children), impatient of British rule, emigrated from Cape Colony into the great plains beyond the Orange river, and across them again into Natal and into the fastnesses of the Zoutspanberg, in the northern part of the Transvaal.
It provided that the legislative council was to consist of not fewer than six or more than nine official members, and, provisionally, of not fewer than thirty or more than thirty-five elected members.
A large number of fish are to be found in the various rivers; and as early as 1860 no fewer than 213 species were described.
Here he remained three years, profiting not only by the lectures but even more by the library of Cujas, which filled no fewer than seven or eight rooms and included five hundred manuscripts.
Few Europeans really see the Himalaya; fewer still are capable of translating their impressions into language which is neither exaggerated nor inadequate.
The process of decay was hastened by frequent outbreaks of plague, sometimes followed by famine; a contemporary manuscript estimates that no fewer than 500 persons died daily in Lisbon alone during July, August and September 1569, and in some other years the joint effects of plague and famine were little less disastrous.
Diniz, who had been educated by Amyeric of Cahors, proved himself the most fecund poetking of his day, though the pleiad of fidalgos forming his court, and the jograes who flocked there from all parts, were fewer in number, less productive, and lacked the originality, vigour and brilliance of the singers who versified round Alphonso III.
No fewer than twelve main lines concentrate upon it.
No fewer than ioo large firms, many of them of world-wide reputation, are engaged in this branch alone.
Against England the colony had fewer grievances than did some of its more commercial neighbours, but the Stamp Act and the subsequent efforts to tax tea aroused great opposition.
Fewer than half could say the Ten Commandments; some could not even repeat the Lord's Prayer in English.
In October 1453 they placed themselves beneath the overlordship of Casimir; on the 4th of February 1454 formally renounced their ancient allegiance to the Order; and some weeks later captured no fewer than fifty-seven towns and castles.
No fewer than seventy rivers enter Ladoga, pouring into it the waters of numberless smaller lakes which lie at higher levels round it.
Lastly C. albirostris, of Tibet, is easily recognized by its white muzzle, and smooth, whitish, flattened antlers, which have fewer tines than those of the other members of the group, all placed in one plane.
The majority of the members of the family are of longer duration, and have the roots also fibrous, but fewer, thicker and less branched.
Thus of the 90 indigenous genera (many monotypic or very small) only 14 are endemic, i extends to South Africa, 3 are common to Australia and New Zealand, 18 extend also into Asia, whilst no fewer than 54 are found in both the Old and New Worlds, 26 being chiefly tropical and 28 chiefly extra-tropical.
Through the succeeding ages the Ginkgoales were represented by numerous forms, which gradually became more restricted in their distribution and fewer in number during the Cretaceous and Tertiary periods, terminating at the present day in one solitary survivor.
The missionaries, who have reduced the language to writing (Gospel of St Luke, London, 1881), assert that it contains no fewer than 30,000 words, although the numerals stop at five, already a compound form, and although the same word expresses both hand and finger; but it appears that a large number of the words included in this total are compounds.
Birds are very numerous, including no fewer than 4 varieties of crows, 5 of warblers, 7 of woodpeckers, 8 of buntings, 4 of falcons, and 5 of eagles; while among the hosts of waterfowl which people the marshes of the Danube are 9 varieties of ducks, and 4 of rails.
In 15 70 he sustained no fewer than three hundred and eighteen theses at a disputation in Mantua, with such applause that the duke made him court theologian.
Those towns for which no population figures are given had at the 1904 census fewer than 2000 inhabitants.
The Government did not object to imports as such, but wished to see more raw material and fewer manufactured goods.
Where civilization is at all advanced, there are usually certain names, the origin of which cannot be traced; but, as we go farther back, these become fewer, and the names are found to be composed on certain systems. The systems are varied, and it is impossible to lay down any absolute laws, but the following seem to be the main conclusions.
A bridge of this pattern has the advantage that the insertion or removal of a plug in the measuring arm does not tend to tighten or loosen all the rest of the plugs; moreover, there are fewer plugs to manipulate, and each plug is occupied.
The seeds are usually three in number, sometimes fewer (1), rarely more (8), and have the surface near the middle or base marked with large glands containing oil.
Not fewer than four lime purifiers were employed, and as the one which was first in the series became exhausted, i.e.
In the Liber Sad-der, indeed (Porta xxv.), we read, " Cavendum est tibi a jejunio; nam a mane ad vesperam nihil comedere non est bonum in religione nostra "; but according to the Pere de Chinon (Lyons, 1671) the Parsee religion enjoins, upon the priesthood at least, no fewer than five yearly fasts.
No fewer than 385 species of avifauna are recorded, most of them being middle-European and Mediterranean.
Preble distinguishes no fewer than twenty North American species and sub-species, in addition to the one from Szechuen.
According to the apocryphal fourth book of Ezra (or 2 Esdras xiv.) he restored the law which had been lost, and rewrote all the sacred records (which had been destroyed) in addition to no fewer than seventy apocryphal works.
Mist is commonly prevalent on the east coast; at Berufjdr5r there is mist on no fewer than 212 days in the year.
These stories naturally become amplified as times goes on, and in what we may regard as the classical or standard versions to be found in Keating, the Four Masters, Dugald MacFirbis and elsewhere, no fewer than five successive invasions are enumerated.
Its boundaries were extended by the acquisition of Burgundy and the reconquest of Lusatia; disturbances of the peace became fewer and were more easily suppressed than heretofore; and three of the duchies, Bavaria, Franconia and Swabia, were made apanages of the royal house.
Although a continental island, it possesses no large quadrupeds - none of the larger carnivorous, ungulate, proboscoid or quadrumanous animals; but it is the headquarters of the Lemuroidea, no fewer than thirty-nine species of which are found in its forests and wooded plains.
Madagascar may be considered as one of the headquarters of the Chamaeleonidae, for of the fifty known species no fewer than twenty-five have already been described from the island.
No fewer than seventeen cuttings have been made, reducing the original course of the river by 75 m.
AsCl4CH3, AsCl3(CH3)2, on heating break down, with separation of methyl chloride and formation of compounds of the type AsX3 the breaking down taking place more readily the fewer the number of methyl groups in the compound.
The fact that the physical geography of Africa affords fewer natural obstacles to racial movements on the side most exposed to foreign influence, renders it obvious that the culture most characteristically African must be sought on the other side.
At the present day Gallego, which is simply Portuguese variously modified and with a development in some respects arrested, is much less important than Catalan, not only because the Spaniards who speak it (i,8oo,ooo) are fewer than the Catalans (3,500,000), but also because, its literary culture having been early abandoned in favor of Castilian, it fell into the vegetative condition of a provincial patois.
Elephants are abundant in the Bahr-el-Ghazal and Bahr-el-Jebel forests, and are found in fewer numbers in the upper valle y of the Blue Nile.
As to the general state of the country Sir Eldon Gorst after a tour of inspection declared in his report for 1909, " I do not suppose that there is any part of the world in which the mass of the population have fewer unsatisfied wants."
No fewer than five species have been discriminated from various parts of Asia, extending to Japan; but only one of them, the P. leucoptera of Turkestan and Tibet, has of late been admitted as valid.
When the stamens are fewer than twenty they are said to be definite; when above twenty they are indefinite, and are represented by the symbol 00.
Lester Ward records no fewer than 737 distinct forms, consisting chiefly of Ferns, Cycads, Conifers and Dicotyledons, the Ferns and Cycads being con fined mainly to the Older Potomac, FIG.
This small flora is most remarkable, for no fewer than 6 genera, containing 8 species, are referred to the Proteaceae.
The Coniferae include no fewer than 94 species of Cupressineae and 17 of Abietineae, including several species of Sequoia.
He was considerably exhausted by the three years' incessant work, during which he had ridden no fewer than 8500 m.
There were few large plantations and fewer slaves in that mountainous region, while the middle and western sections were more in harmony with the sentiment in Mississippi and Alabama.
It gives with water a somewhat stronger mucilage than gum arabic, from which it is distinguished by its clear interior, fewer cracks and greater toughness.
Out of 118 species of butterflies, belonging to four important classes, no fewer than 86 are peculiar; while among the rose-chafers or Cetoniinae the same is the case in 19 out of 30.
Vegetation is extremely rich; but there are fewer large trees than in the other islands of the archipelago.
Riga was invested on the 13th of August and surrendered on the 15th of September; on the 3rd of October Mitau was occupied; but so great were the ravages of sickness during the campaign that the Swedish army had to be reinforced by no fewer than 10,000 men.
There are only so many immortal mates born into the human race, far fewer than there are immortals.
I imagine she has a few options. Kris isn't your biggest fan, either. You have fewer allies than I, half-breed.
In a book of fewer than 200 pages, the author draws on an extensive and sometimes bewildering range of sources.
Effective leadership among ward managers leads to fewer drug errors, higher patient satisfaction and lower staff absenteeism and turnover.
These arduous periods should become fewer as you become more closely acquainted with your subject.
Even fewer can claim their first screen kiss to have been at the tender age of 11.
Digital broadcasting is roughly six times more efficient than analog, allowing more channels to be carried across fewer airwaves.
From the above list it is almost certain that fewer than 10 aircraft remain potentially airworthy!
In reality, androgenetic alopecia might depend on more or fewer than four genes, each of which might contribute variably to predisposition.
Tennis has fewer devotees in summer than has badminton in winter.
There were also fewer birds and predatory carabid beetles that feed on weed seeds in transgenic fields.
The Committee agreed that there were very limited validation data on the neonatal mouse bioassay and even fewer data regarding the neonatal rat bioassay.
No fewer than eight birds of Paradise were seen making this a day which figured high among everyone's best birds of Paradise were seen making this a day which figured high among everyone's best birding day ever.
Having searched all 17 of Tower Hamlet's wards we discover that native brits are a minority in no fewer than 12!
Benbrook points out that Roundup Ready soybeans produce five to ten percent fewer bushels per acre compared to traditional varieties grown under comparable conditions.
It is reported that of the 6,000 Chinese farms which grow carnations, fewer than ten actually pay royalties to the Japanese company.
In fewer instances, layers of the limestone seem to be converted into white chert, called china stone.
Apparently there are also fewer penguin chicks born in areas visited by tourists.
Yet again, 24-hour community services would result in patients being treated where they want to be treated and fewer hospital admissions.
It really matters that our stateside counterparts, and perhaps we British, have fewer confidantes.
The number of calls to Crimestoppers nationally was broadly consistent Monday to Friday, while fewer calls were made at the weekend.
Fewer than 2000 tigers remain in the sub continent, more than 40 live in Chitwan.
The Queen Mother continued to have corgis for the rest of her life, tho she owned fewer than the Queen.
What's more there's fewer cornflakes in bigger packets.
There were fewer deaths, and especially coronary deaths, in the treated patients.
They can also be very directional, offering fewer ideal seating positions.
There are now 1.45 per cent fewer Moroccan dirhams to the pound.
Reduced cash handling for your staff - which means fewer opportunities for costly mistakes or staff dishonesty.
This system revolutionized dock work, as far fewer dockworkers were needed to unload and store the containers.
If all the aluminum drinks cans sold in the UK were recycled there would be 14 million fewer dustbins of waste each year.
There were five deaths due to amniotic fluid embolism (where the fluid enters the mother's circulation ), fewer than previous reports.
Over 90% of rural firms employ less than 10 people with most of the craft and rural trade firms employ less than 10 people with most of the craft and rural trade firms employing fewer than five.
Fewer cycles result in the release of an egg and so you become less fertile.
This year no fewer than five books dedicated to manners, and our apparent lack of them, have hit the book shops.
This research deals with the views of the design sector where 56% of the sector employs fewer than 5 people.
Will this mean there will be fewer wild trout fishers in the future?
Yes, there is evidence of tissue destruction -- the thyroid follicles are small and lined by fewer epithelial cells.
The place is absolutely glorious, but few people seem to know about it, and fewer seem to care.
The leathered lips resulted in vaguely defined broad impulses being delivered to the air column in the pipe, such impulses containing fewer harmonics.
By the time of the ballot there may be fewer than thirty prospective jurors in attendance.
However fewer redd sites were reported from Bevern and Northend stream and fewer Kelts than usual were spotted in the catchment as a whole.
The city potter probably worked in a communal workshop in a derelict warehouse, with electric kilns, making fewer one-off pieces.
It was investigated before its destruction by quarrying and included no fewer than ten Neolithic longhouses.
These vastly enlarged motor units make it possible for fewer motor neurons to do the work of many.
Fewer than ten children without myopic parents had myopia.
The answers also revealed that Lewes prison has 5 fewer prison officers than operational staffing requirements dictate.
It's true that fewer photo Ops could speak more to the fact that Her Majesty is a private person.
The special event is particularly topical as no fewer than four baby Asian short claw otters were born at the end of May.
The sound is a bit overdone at times; I would have preferred fewer instruments in some of the pieces.
Brochure A printed pamphlet which contains fewer pages than a book.
Although there are fewer herbs in these acid areas, the community is notable for the abundance of mountain pansy.
I should like the Minister to develop her excellent initiative from last July to ensure that even fewer low-income pensioners receive self-assessment forms.
In recent years, fewer doctors are being trained in clinical pharmacology.
Why do we have far fewer occupational physicians than our European neighbors?
Reports do suggest that there are fewer outgrade piles around this season.
Not only do they use less gas, tho, they also emit fewer pollutants into the air.
If just two more women developed preeclampsia with aspirin, or two fewer with control, the result would not be statistically significant.
Fewer than 2% become pregnant a second time, compared with a national average of 16.5% .
Up its home owner renters insurance own nine or fewer avenue seemed to homeland is to.
An aging population translates into fewer workers supporting more retirees.
These centers are prisons in all but name, with detainees having fewer legal rights than criminals arrested on charges of rape and murder.
When intelligent robots are sent into hazardous situations, fewer human lives are put at risk.
The Mutual remains robust with fewer than six members.
The result is that we tend to have fewer weeds in crops following a rye green manure.
However, fewer than half are making additional retirement savings.
In addition to reducing the incidence of flooding, there will also be fewer disruptions arising from emergency repairs to defective sewers.
Keep up the good work, but with fewer shibboleths!
Built-in counter-constituencyindeed wherever hill staffers sacrifice people and fewer.
This helps prevent bending while pushing the stroller and as a result there are fewer issues with your lower back.
Ten per cent fewer consumers are using a superstore or supermarket in a typical week now compared to 3 years ago.
Keep your feet cool cause studies have shown this will lead to fewer night sweats.
To reverse the previous trend of spreading fewer productions over longer runs.
The high tide wader roost around the shearing barn at the east end of the level has had fewer birds in recent years.
By 2012, we will have 80% fewer strategic warheads deployed than at the end of the Cold War.
There are also rather fewer youth hostels than you might expect.
The molar teeth are of coarse construction, with fewer and larger plates and thicker enamel; the ridge-formula being 3, 6, 7, 8, io; while the plates are not flattened, but thicker in the middle than at the edges, so that their worn grinding-surfaces are lozengeshaped.
Only the death of Stephen, the great hospodar of Moldavia, enabled Poland still to hold her own on the Danube; while the liberality of Pope Julius II., who issued no fewer than 29 bulls in favour of Poland and granted Alexander Peter's Pence and other financial help, enabled the Polish king to restrain somewhat the arrogance of the Teutonic Order.
Modern composers have often produced their most characteristic orchestral effects with fewer contrasting elements than Bach uses in his Trauer-Ode, in the pastoral symphony in his Christmas Oratorio, in the first chorus of the cantata Liebster Gott, wann werd' ich sterben, and in many other cases; but the modern instrumental effects are as far outside Bach's scope as a long passage of preparation on the dominant leading to the return of a first subject is beyond the scope of a gigue in a suite.
The other, the " lower " or subumbral nerve-ring, is derived from the ectoderm on the sub-umbral side of the velum; it contains fewer but larger ganglion-cells and innervates the muscles of the velum (see diagram in article Medusae).
There were, doubtless, in the 5th century church historians and theologians who still spoke of him with reverence, but such men became fewer and fewer.
He set out for Narva on the 13th of November, against the advice of all his generals, who feared the effect on untried troops of a week's march through a wasted land, along boggy roads guarded by no fewer than three formidable passes which a little engineering skill could easily have made impregnable.
He concisely cites (p. 238) no fewer than eight other characters of more or less value as peculiar to the Carinate Division, the first of which is that the feathers have their barbs furnished with hooks, in consequence of which the barbs, including those of the wing-quills, cling closely together; while among the rest may be mentioned the position of the furcula and coracoids, 4 which keep the wing-bones apart; the limitation of the number of the lumbar vertebra to fifteen, and of the carpals to two; as well as the divergent direction of the iliac bones - the corresponding characters peculiar to the Ratite Division being the disconnected condition of the barbs of the feathers, through the absence of any hooks whereby they might cohere; the non-existence of the furcula, and the coalescence of the coracoids with the scapulae (or, as he expressed it, the extension of the scapulae to supply the place of the coracoids, which he thought were wanting); the lumbar vertebrae being twenty and the carpals three in number; and the parallelism of the iliac bones.
The manufacturers of Geneva formed in 1487 no fewer than 38 gilds, including tailors, hatters, mercers, weavers, tanners, saddle-makers, furriers, shoe-makers, painters on glass, &c. Goldsmiths are mentioned as early as 1290.
The prevailing winds respond to the stronger poleward temperature gradients of winter by rising to a higher velocity and a more frequent and severer cyclonic storminess; and to the weaker gradients of summer by relaxing to a lower velocity with fewer and weaker cyclonic storms; but furthermore the northern zone occupied by the prevailing westerlies expands as the winds strengthen in winter, and shrinks as they weaken in summer; thus the stormy westerlies, which impinge upon the north-western coast and give it plentiful rainfall all through the year, in winter reach southern California and sweep across part of the Gulf of Mexico and Florida; it is for this reason that southern California has a rainy winter season, and that the states bordering on the Gulf of Mexico are visited in winter by occasional intensified cold winds, inappropriate to their latitude.
The Fihrist states (p. 68) that some scholars included more and others fewer poems, while the order of the poems in the several recensions differed; but the correct text, the author says, is that handed down through Ibn al-A`rabi.
Today, fewer boats use seine nets than 50 years ago.
Fewer members at this level means less manpower for recruiting new affiliates, leading to a self-perpetuating circle of deterioration.
Keep up the good work, but with fewer shibboleths !
Further, the question of " funding fewer better " was linked to the probability of continuation of standstill funding.
From the steeple of the parish church the flames of no fewer than fifty blast furnaces may be seen.
This will mean deciding how we shall manage with fewer stipendiary clergy.
Hence, it is not surprising to see fewer instances of this theme across countries.
At that time cars were few in number, and even fewer were drivers intrepid enough to tackle the switchback route from Fort William.
Well there had been no fewer than three tannoy announcements, each of which I had successfully filtered out.
The results showed fewer detection errors due to reduced relative clauses with telic verbs, again suggesting less garden pathing.
So I 'd rather see timecard program fewer restrictions on cable than more restrictions on telcos.
Despite the recent toughening of the inspection rules, there were 46 percent fewer failing schools in 2003 than in 1997.
The PALADIN family enables higher-performance and higher-efficiency base transceiver stations using fewer and less expensive components.
Activity Again using SSCI, try searching for fewer than a hundred relevant references on ' children '.
So many questions, few answers and fewer ' realities ' have been presented to the unknowing public that WILL be answered here.
The QCA said it " would not be unreasonable to assume that schools entered fewer candidates likely to gain lower grades ".
With their help we are now seeing fewer vulnerable consumers facing the drastic measure of being cut off from their energy supplies.
The commercial was designed to make viewers feel nostalgic for simpler times with fewer technological distractions.
Also keep in mind that baby care is more expensive than toddler and preschool care because baby centers are allowed to have fewer babies than toddlers or preschoolers, raising the per-child cost.
This could also reduce the amount of germs and illnesses your children are exposed to, meaning fewer doctor visits.
Make sure to use VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) paints that may cost a bit more, but emit fewer toxic fumes.
Natural toys with fewer lights, gadgets, and gizmos, are better for encouraging old fashioned, imaginative play.
Time of year-Did you know that there are fewer twin conceptions in the month of January, while there are more in the month of July?
She may also have fewer hormonal changes as well, making absorption into the blood stream and tissues difficult.
Walking Wings are a walking assistance device that helps baby learn to walk by balancing more naturally and hands-free, while experiencing fewer falls.
It's safer for baby (no tugging on little arms and fewer falls) and kinder to parents' backs (no more bending over!).
Parents must have fewer than five children in the home.
In fact, while using one-size pre-folds means extra bulk on a newborn, it also means extra absorption power, and therefore fewer leaks.
For this reason, many parents choose to start with disposables and transition into cloth as their child dirties fewer diapers per day and stays one size for longer periods of time.
More expensive monitors are available in 90 MHz frequencies and 2.4 GHz which have fewer problems with interference.
Disposable diapers are often associated with fewer diaper rashes among babies because they contain materials that wick moisture away from the skin.
Fewer things are nicer to have than a brand new laptop.
Fewer things are more frustrating than finding out you've got the wrong information after you have ordered the carpet.
A narrow shower module, in turn, means the options are fewer in regards to seating or the kind of door you can attach to the shower module.
By the time the travel date nears, there are fewer seats available than people who want them, which causes the price to rise.
In many cases, the better the food you feed him or her, the fewer times you'll find yourself in the veterinarian's office.
Isometric or square heads are gaining in popularity among those starting out in the sport, because they provide a larger sweet spot and thus allow novices to have fewer missed shots.
Game prices tend to fall in the summer months when fewer new titles are being released.
Fewer reported conflicts with existing programs.
Flash Memory Players - These types have the lowest amount of memory, and hold fewer songs than other choices.
People tend to buy fewer impulse items when not hungry than when they are hungry.
A semi-automatic holds more bullets and fires easily but tends to jam more often than the revolver, which is simpler in nature, holds fewer bullets, and does not jam (as long as it is in good shape).
These coins usually sell at higher prices than quarters and dimes, as fewer were produced.
Fewer shares are bought when the price is high, and more are bought when the price is low.
Another mall-in the strip mall fashion-that has fewer retailers than most is the Quality Outlet Center on International Drive near Kirkman Road.
The Devon Rex, the Cornish Rex and the LaPerm Rex have fewer coat hairs, providing less area for the Fel D 1 proteins to become trapped.
The fewer additives and preservatives that are added to your cat's food, the healthier she will be.
Feeding most of the better cat foods is more expensive initially, but your cat will be healthier and have fewer problems over her lifetime.
Although they cost more than other types of litter, they last longer and require fewer litter box changes.
However, there appears to be fewer complications and side effects when a laser is used.
Level 2 books have fewer than five short sentences on each page.
Each book is a fairly quick read at around 100 pages or fewer, so kids at a high reading level will easily be able to breeze through the series but kids who aren't so advanced won't feel intimidated.
While these restrictions may seem excessive, cardholders can often use their Disney Dream Reward Dollars with fewer limitations.
In the long run, it is better to have fewer accounts that are always paid on time than many accounts that are managed poorly.
They may consistently underpay certain creditors, which makes it harder to detect since partial payments tend to set off fewer red flags than no payments, and thus can drag the scam out for months and months.
ExxonMobil Business Card - For businesses with fewer than 15 vehicles, this card may be right for you.
The fewer cards you have floating around, the less the odds of a stolen or lost card causing havoc.
This means a lot fewer due dates to remember, which can be a huge relief to those who have a problem with late payments.
The cheaper the processing, however, the fewer features that may be available to the merchant.
That way you can have fewer monthly payments, and you may be able to make it work.
In 2008, 37 percent fewer people filed for divorce than the previous year.
Alimony, or spousal support, represents the money tendered to the divorcing or separated spouse who has lower income and fewer financial resources.
Clothing manufacture is often environmentally stressful, so the fewer clothes people have to buy, the better for the planet.
There are fewer pieces that comprise the motor and fewer parts overall.
This means the car weighs less, which is an added bonus for the planet, and that there are fewer parts that can break down or wear out, which is an added bonus for you.
Conserve water - Take fewer showers, wash dishes by hand, don't run the water when you brush your teeth and install a low flush toilet in your home.
Purer coals do produce carbon dioxide but they also produce fewer bi-products.