First-half Sentence Examples
As it turned out, the safe house location was safe with Dean as he had no idea where they were after the first half dozen turns.
Sir Frederick Gore Ouseley's comparison of the church and chamber pitches of Orlando Gibbons (vide Ellis's lecture) clearly shows the minor third in Great Britain in the first half of the 17th century.
During the first half of the 19th century civil war and despotic government seriously restricted the natural growth of the country, but since the definite organization of the republic in 1860 and the settlement of disturbing political controversies, the population had increased rapidly.
It is collected in accordance with a register of property (cadastre) drawn up for the most part in the first half of the 19th century, dealing with every piece of property in France, and giving its extent and value and the name of the owner.
The shore end was landed in Valentia Harbour on the 5th of August, and next morning paying out was started by the " Niagara," to which the laying of the first half had been entrusted.Advertisement
The industrial and commercial progress of Cartagena was much hindered, during the first half of the 19th century, by the prevalence of epidemic diseases, the abandonment of the arsenal, and rivalry with the neighbouring port of Alicante.
In the first half of the 13th century, Abraham ibn Ilasdai, a vigorous supporter of Maimonides, translated (or adapted) a large number of philosophical works from Arabic, among them being the Sepher ha-tappuah, based on Aristotle's de Anima, and the Mozene Zedeq of Ghazzali on moral philosophy, of both of which the originals are lost.
In the first half of the 14th century lived the two translators Qalonymos ben David and Qalonymos ben Qalonymos, the latter of whom translated many works of Galen and Averroes, and various scientific treatises, besides writing original works, e.g.
It does not seem to be older than the first half of the 17th century.
The great migrations took place during the first half of the 19th century.Advertisement
Russia between May the 18th and the 24th, sa that it is only in June that warm weather sets in definitely, and it reaches its maximum in the first half of July (or of August on the Black Sea coast).
It does not, however, prevail for long, and in the first half of September frosts begin on the middle Urals.
In Surinam the Jews were treated as British subjects; in Barbadoes, Jamaica and New York they are found as early as the first half of the 17th century.
The comparative evidence afforded by the discovery of Egyptian relics shows that the Great Age of the Cretan palaces covers the close of the third and the first half of the second millennium before our era.
This more primitive phase of the indigenous culture, of which several distinct stages are traceable, is known as the Early Minoan, and roughly corresponds with the first half of the third millennium B.C. The succeeding period, to which the first palaces are due and to which the name of Middle Minoan is appropriately given, roughly coincides with the Middle Empire of Egypt.Advertisement
During the first half of the 19th century North Carolina was a mining state of the first importance; in 1804 it was the only state in the United States from which gold was obtained.
Neoplatonism appears in the first half of the 3rd century, and has its greatest representative in Plotinus.
The political circumstances of Germany in the first half of the 14th century were in the last degree disastrous.
It is nevertheless certain that during the first half of 1794 he was very strictly secluded; he had no special guardian, but was under the charge of guards changed from day to day.
Kano submitted to the Fula without much resistance, and under them in the first half of the 19th century flourished greatly.Advertisement
During the first half of his government he materially strengthened the Tudor monarchy by the vigorous administration of justice at home and by the brilliance of his foreign policy abroad.
The works of Gervase Markham, Leonard Mascall, Gabriel Plattes and other authors of the first half of the 17th century may be passed over, the best part of them being preserved by Blith and Hartlib, who are referred to below.
The first half of the 17th century was a period of agricultural activity, partly due, no doubt, to the increase of enclosed farms. Marling and liming are again practised, new agricultural implements and manures introduced, and the new crops more widely used.
The scientific and mechanical improvements of the first half of the century were widely adopted, while the prices of the protectionist period showed little decline.
Of the great army of writers who flourished in the first half of the 19th century some were closely identified with the utilitarian school, and the majority were influenced in a greater or less degree by the prevailing ideas of that school.Advertisement
It appears probable that a Venetian architect and sculptor named Pietro Baseggio was the chief masterbuilder in the first half of the 14th century.
When discovered by Europeans, late in the first half of the 17th century, the territory included within what is now Ohio was mainly a battle-ground of numerous Indian tribes and the fixed abode of none except the Eries who occupied a strip along the border of Lake Erie.
Slight remains are to be seen of an abbey of Canons Regular, founded in the middle of the 6th century by St Comgall, and rebuilt, on a scale of magnificence which astonished the Irish, by St Malachy O'Morgair in the first half of the 12th century.
The question of the origin of petroleum (and natural gas), though for the first half of the 19th century of little more than academic interest, has engaged the attention of naturalists and others for over a hundred years.
This would leave no time for the growth of his myth.; and his myth was, as is evident from what we have already said and quoted, full-grown in the first half of the 14th century.
The court was surrounded with arcades, all of which constituted the prayer chamber, so that its plan is necessarily different to the normal type; the existing buildings date only from the first half of the 17th century, as the whole mosque was destroyed by a torrent in 1626.
As a consequence of the first half of the name, Atargatis has frequently, though wrongly, been identified with Astarte.
The catacombs ' The most important of these lists are the two Itineraries belonging to the first half of the 7th century, in the Salzburg library.
From the end of the 4th to the first half of the 5th century, the fossores had the privilege of selling sites, which frequently led to grave abuses.
Since that period it has remained nominally a part of the Turkish empire; but with the decline of Turkish power, and the general disintegration of the empire, in the first half of the 18th century, a then governor-general, Ahmed Pasha, made it an independent pashalic. Nadir Shah, the able and energetic usurper of the Persian throne, attempting to annex the province once more to Persia, besieged the city, but Ahmed defended it with such courage that the invader was compelled to raise the siege, after suffering great loss.
In documents of the first half of the 12th century the name is variously spelt as Kairdif, Cairti and Kardid.
The construction of the temple of Angkor Vat dates probably from the first half of the 12th century, and appears to have been carried out under the direction of the Brahman Divakara, who enjoyed great influence under the monarchs of this period.
Although the bulk of his published writings was not large, his influence on American literature during the first half of the 19th century was surpassed by that of few of his contemporaries.
Although the Arctic Ocean had been reached as early as the first half of the 17th century, the exploration of its coasts by a series of expeditions under Ovtsyn, Minin, Pronchishev, Lasinius and Laptev - whose labours constitute a brilliant page in the annals of geographical discovery - was begun only in the 18th century (1735-1739).
They must therefore have been regarded as canonical in the first half of the 4th century.
The immigration from countries other than Portugal during the first half of that century was small, but before its close it increased rapidly, particularly from Italy.
Diamonds were discovered in Minas Geraes, near the town now called Diamantina, during the first half of the 18th century, the dates given ranging from 1725 to 1746, but the productiveness of the district has greatly decreased.
The larger animals which abounded in Natal in the first half of the 19th century have been exterminated or driven out of the country.
But the outstanding figure in the controversies of the first half of the 12th century is Abelard.
During the first half of the 13th century, when the university of Paris was plunged in angry feuds with the municipality, feuds which even led at one time (1229) to the flight of the students in a body, the friars established teachers in their convents in Paris.
In some respects there is more freshness and interest in the speculations which burst forth so ardently in the end of the th and the first half of the 12th century.
Linnaeus adopted Ray's conception of species, but he made species a practical reality by insisting that every species shall have a double Latin name - the first half to be the name of the genus common to several species, and the second half to be the specific name.
According to tradition he flourished during the first half of the 8th century B.C. He was a vigorous and energetic ruler and greatly increased the power of Argos.
On the whole, modern authorities assign Pheidon to the first half of the 7th century.
Works of this kind became still more abundant in the 14th and in the first half of the 15th century, till the wider distribution of the medical classics in the original put them out of fashion.
But, without discussing the general philosophical position or historical importance of Bacon, it may safely be said that his direct influence can be little traced in medical writings of the first half of the r 7th century.
During the first half of the 19th century the position of the City Corporation had somewhat fallen in public esteem, and some of the most influential men in the city were unconnected with it, but a considerable change took place in the latter half of the century.
It seems likely that French traders ascended the river as far as the site of the present city in the first half of the sixteenth century, and according to some writers a temporary trading post was established here about 1540.
The art of boiling sugar was known in Gangetic India, from which it was carried to China in the first half of the 7th century; but sugar refining cannot have then been known, for the Chinese learned the use of ashes for this purpose only in the Mongol period, from Egyptian visitors?
The date of this church has been much disputed, but while traces of Romanesque architecture survive, the building is, in the main, Gothic in style and dates from the first half of the 13th century.
In some of the larger towns the crafts were prominent already in the 13th century, but they became much more prominent in the first half of the r4th century.
The castle built here in the first half of the 14th century was demolished in 1819.
Walafrid's poetical works also include a short life of St Blaithinaic, a high-born monk of Iona, murdered by the Danes in the first half of the 9th century; a life of St Mammas; and a Liber de visionibus Wettini.
But there are more than twice as many visible in the early morning hours as in the evenings, and during the last half of the year there are also more than twice as many visible as during the first half.
Daunou, this appellation cannot be traced back further than the first half of the 15th century.
In the first half of the 18th century, when Bushire was an unimportant fishing village, it was selected by Nadir Shah as the southern port of Persia and dockyard of the navy which he aspired to create in the Persian Gulf, and the British commercial factory of the East India Company, established at Gombrun, the modern Bander Abbasi, was transferred to it in 1759.
The art of casting bronze reached its culmination in the hands of a group of great expertsSeimin, TOun, Masatune, TeijO, SOmin, Keisai, Takusai, Gido, Zenryusai and Hotokusaiwho flourished during the second half of the 18th century and the first half of the 19th.
During the first half of the century France has little of importance to show in periodical literature.
Rapin's history of England was almost the only one available in France in the first half of the 18th century.
Each of these periods, which is denominated a tsee, is subdivided into two equal portions called chung-ki and tsie-ki, the chung-ki denoting the first half of the tse, and the tsie-ki the latter half.
The 2000 lines of the German Kaiserchronik on the history of Charlemagne belong to the first half of the 12th century, and were perhaps the work of Conrad, the poet of the Ruolantes Liet.
This fusion could hardly have taken place before the first half of Domitian's reign, when the last Neronic pretender appeared.
The tub when brought to the surface, after passing over a weigh-bridge where it is weighed and tallied by a weigher specially appointed for the purpose by the men and the owner jointly, is run into a " tippler," a cage turning about a horizontal axis which discharges the load in the first half of the rotation and brings the tub back to the original position in the second.
It was in no small degree due to his stanch and unwavering leadership that the Church was saved from the peril of being overwhelmed by the rising tide of the pagan revival which swept over Asia during the first half of the 2nd century, and it was his unfaltering allegiance to the Apostolic faith that secured the defeat of the many forms of heresy which threatened to destroy the Church from within.
Many of these industries have a history going back far into colonial times, some even dating from the first half of the 17th century.
Such were the sights in use with smooth-bore guns in the first half of the last century.
It must, therefore, be admitted that the great expansion which marked the first half of the 19th century has not been proportionately maintained.
The archaeological commission of the Description de l'Egypte visited them in 1799, when the walls of many of the large tombs were still almost intact; in the first half of the 19th century (and to some extent later) an immense amount of destruction was caused by blasting for stone.
In the first half of the 19th century it was visited by several British explorers and later by German and French travellers.
Building evidently began in the first half of the 12th century, and continued through it,.
His reign was one of uninterrupted peace, and the great material development of the two kingdoms during the first half of the 19th century was largely due to his energy and foresight.
Similar evidence is furnishedby the Mishna and the Gemara, the Targums, and lastly by the Greek version of Aquila, 4 which dates from the first half of the 2nd century A.D.
During the first half of the 19th century the industry became of considerable local importance in all parts of the state, but since the Civil War the heavy tax imposed has caused its concentration in large establishments.
The family is assumed to have sprung from Walsingham in Norfolk, but the earliest authentic traces of it are found in London in the first half of the 15th century; and it was one of the numerous families which, having accumulated wealth in the city, planted themselves out as landed gentry and provided the Tudor monarchy with its justices of the peace and main support.
The Sayads gave a short-lived dynasty to India, which reigned at Delhi during the first half of the 15th century.
Of recent years there has been a great revival of interest in the improvement of inland waterways upon systematic plans, which promises better than an earlier period of internal improvements in the first half of the 19th century, the results of which were more or less disastrous for the state and local governments that undertook them, and only less so for the national government.
It is formed of several streams having their origin in the massifs of the Pic d'Arbizon and the Pic du Midi de Bigorre, but during the first half of its course remains an inconsiderable river.
An interesting view of Urbino, in the first half of the 16th century, occurs among the pen drawings in the MSS.
Ordericus Vitalis, who died in the first half of the 12th century, mentions that the bishop of St Evroul, in Normandy, brought with him from Apulia in southern Italy several large pieces of silk, out of the finest of which four copes were made for his cathedral chanters.
John George II., in the 17th century, formed the Grosser Garten, and otherwise greatly improved the town; but it was in the first half of the 18th century, under Augustus I.
After this time it becomes manifest that, as we should expect, documents were the recognized authorities for the Gospel history; but there is still some uncertainty as to the documents upon which reliance was placed, and the precise estimation in which l For the only two that can be held to be such in the first half of the 2nd century, and the doubts whether they refer to our present Gospels, see Mark, Gospel Of, and Matthew, Gospel Of.
The first half of the 6th century saw the subjugation of the Burgundian and Visigothic portions of Gaul by the Franks and the recovery of Africa by the Romans.
The Libel of English Policie, a poem of the first half of the 15th century, says with reference to Iceland (chap. x.) "Out of Bristowe, and costes many one, Men haue practised by nedle and by stone Thider wardes within a litle while."
Nevertheless, the first half of the 13th century may be regarded as the grand epoch of medieval papal history.
To comprehend these views aright, we must first remember that what in the first half of the 19th century, and also in the days of Lamennais, was understood by Democracy was not coincident with the meaning of this expression as it was afterwards used, and as the Christian Socialists understood it.
It was not till the first half of the r 5th century that the province, with Bourg as its capital, was founded as such.
The little that was known of the Tibetan language before Hodgson's time was mainly derived from the writings of the Romish friars who resided for several years in Lhasa in the first half of the 18th century.'
During the first half of the 18th century various Capuchin friars appear to have passed freely between Calcutta and Lhasa (1708) by way of Nepal.
Among interesting places may be mentioned Alkmaar, Heilo, Egmond, Kastrikum and Beverwyk, which, like Velzen a few miles south, was granted by Charles Martel to Willebrord, the apostle of the Frisians, in the first half of the 8th century.
The whole of the lakes to the north of the former Y, including the famous Purmer and Beemster lakes, and the Wieringerwaard and Zype sea-polders, were drained in the beginning of the 17th century; but the Waard-en-Groet, the Anna Paulowna and the Koegras sea-polders to the north of these, were only added to the mainland in the first half of the 19th century.
It seems to have been imported into Europe at least as early as the first half of the 16th century,' and has since become the commonest of cage-birds.
The sultan, a descendant of those Yemenite imams who consolidated Arab power in Zanzibar and on the East African coast, and raised Oman to its position as the most powerful state in Arabia during the first half of the 19th century, resides at Muscat, where his palace directly faces the harbour, not far from the British residency.
Thurwieser (1789-1865), deserve to be recalled as pioneers in the first half of the 19th century.
Another attempt in 222 produced a mutiny among the praetorians, in which Heliogabalus and his mother Soemias (Soaemias) were slain (probably in the first half of March).
In 1780 appeared Die Erziehung des Menschengeschlechts, the first half of which he had published in 1777 with one of the Fragments.
It is an elementary introduction to the study of Hebrew, the first of its kind, in which only the most indispensable definitions and rules have a place, the remainder being almost wholly occupied by paradigms. Moses Kimhi was the first who made the verb paqadh a model for conjugation, and the first also who introduced the now usual sequence in the enumeration of stem-forms. His handbook was of great historical importance as in the first half of the 6th century it became the favourite manual for the study of Hebrew among non-Judaic scholars (1st ed., Pesaro, 1508).
In the German lands, the lowest level was touched, and the writings of the Augustinian canon Johann Busch, and of the Benedictine abbot Trithemius reveal a state of things in the first half of the 15th century that urgently called for reform.
During the first half of the 15th century numerous and effective efforts at reform were initiated in all the orders without exception, and in every part of Europe.
It is therefore reasonable to suppose that the book was composed not later than the first half of the 2nd century B.C.,or (if we give the looser meaning to hair ros) even before the beginning of the century.
Auxonne, the name of which is derived from its position on the Saone (ad Sonam), was in the middle ages chief place of a countship, which in the first half of the 13th century passed to the dukes of Burgundy.
The cold season, from October to the first half of March, is the pleasantest time of the year.
The fortunes of battle were somewhat fluctuating during the first half of 1863, but the beginning of July brought the Union forces decisive victories.
Probably the oldest building in Cuba is the convent of San Francisco (a church since the secularization of the religious orders in 1841), which dates in part from the first half of the 16th century.
The first half of the 3rd century was marked, especially in Syria, by a strong tendency to syncretism, which may well have stirred certain Christian Essenes to fresh propaganda.
A series of deaths among the Habsburgs during the first half of the 14th century left Duke Albert II.
In the first half of the 5th century the sacred marriage was represented on an extant metope from a temple at Selinus.
Of the collections of Egyptian antiquities in public museums, those of the British Museum, Leiden, Berlin, the Louvre, Turin were already very important in the first half of the i9th century, also in a less degree those of Florence, Bologna and the Vatican.
No siege engines are depicted, even in the time of the Empire,, and the absence of original representations after the XXth Dynasty renders it difficult to judge the advances made in the art of war during the first half of the last millennium Bc. The inscription of Pankhi, however, proves that in the 8th century approaches and towers were raised against the walls of besieged cities Priesthood.The priesthood was in a great degree hereditary, though perhaps not essentially so.
In architecture the prevailing fashion is a return to the style of the first half of the i 7th century, called the Christian IV.
Strictly speaking, however, this title is applicable to the first half only, the historical portion of the book, and takes no account of those chapters which describe the giving of the Law on Mt.
The first half is based mainly on the Soliloquies of St Augustine, the remainder is drawn from various sources, and contains much that is Alfred's own and highly characteristic of him.
During the first half of the 16th century it was twice plundered; first by the French, and later by the Cornish rebels.
During the first half of the 19th century wholesale clearances had been effected in many districts, and the crofters were compelled either to emigrate or to crowd into areas already congested, where, eking out a precarious living by following the fisheries, they led a hard and miserable existence.
It is a busy thoroughfare, lined in its first half with magnificent new buildings, and in its second half, where it attains a width of 150 ft., with handsome villas standing in their own gardens, which give the impression rather of a fashionable summer resort than the centre of a great city.
The wonderful progress of Budapest is undoubtedly due to the revival of the Hungarian national spirit in the first half of the 19th century, and to the energetic and systematic efforts of the government and people of Hungary since the restoration of the constitution.
A number of the heads of the Christians executed in connexion with the Shimabara rebellion in the first half of the 17th century were buried in this island.
Certain it is that Angelico was staying in Rome in the first half of 1447; and he painted in the Vatican the Cappella del Sacramento, which was afterwards demolished by Paul III.
It was blockaded four times by the Dutch (who were continually molesting the treasure fleets) in the first half of the 17th century.
English squadrons threatened the city several times in the first half of the 18th century, but it was not until 1762 than an investment, made by Admiral Sir George Pocock and the earl of Albemarle, was successful.
In 1603 and 1639 the Dutch blockaded Goa; during the first half of the 17th century they routed the Portuguese everywhere in India, Ceylon and Java.
In the first half of the 19th century other exports were lime, freestone, and grain; West Indian, American and Baltic produce, Irish flax and Welsh pig iron were imported, and shipbuilding was a growing industry.
To the European diplomatists of the first half of the 19th century the Ottoman empire was still the only East with which they were collectively brought into contact.
During the first half of his long reign took place the development of the power of the Ghuzz, a great Turkish tribe, who took the name Seljuk from Seljuk their chief in Transoxiana.
The 3rd century B.C. saw in its first half the close of Epicurus' activity, and the life-work of Chrysippus, the refounder of Stoicism, is complete before its close.
Mill aspired after a doctrine of method such as should satisfy the needs of the natural sciences, notably experimental physics and chemistry as understood in the first half of the 19th century and, mutatis mutandis, of the moral sciences naturalistically construed.
The temple was originally devoted to the worship of Brahma, but afterwards to that of Buddha; its construction is assigned by Aymonier to the first half of the 12th century A.D.
In the first half of the 13th century there were in central Italy various small congregations of hermits living according to different rules.
Though the chronology of the period is somewhat uncertain, the date must be in the first half of the 9th century B.C. It is to be remembered, however, that important as this monument is for the development of the alphabet, and because it can be dated with tolerable accuracy, the dialect and alphabet of Moab are not in themselves proof for the Phoenician forms which influenced the peoples of the Aegean, and through them Western Europe.
Simultaneously with a terrible pestilence which is reported to have nearly depopulated China, plague prevailed over Germany, Holland, Italy and Spain, in the first decade of the century, and revived at various times in the first half.
In the first half of the 17th century plague was still prevalent in Europe, though considerably less so than in the middle ages.
After this plague only appeared in the south-east of Europe, where in turn it gradually died away during the first half of the 19th century.
Guided by this objective criterion, and safeguarded by growing insight into the author's plastic aim, we need not despair of reaching large agreement as to the nature of the sources lying behind the first half of Acts.
The Pechersky monastery, close by, is archaeologically interesting; it was built in the first half of the 16th century - instead of the old monastery founded in 1330 and destroyed by a land-slip in 1596 - and has several antiquities and a library which formerly contained very valuable MSS., now at St Petersburg.
Passing over the visions and exhumations of the first half of the 12th century, we come to the singular revelations of St Elizabeth of Schdnau.
The theatre, which was excavated by the American School of Archaeology in 1886-1887, 1891 and 1898, was built in the slope towards the Acropolis, probably in the first half of the 4th century, and measured 400 ft.
Of great importance to New Mexico during the first half of the 19th century was the development of its trade with the United States.
Although primary education was largely supplied by the many Church schools in all parts of Wales, yet it was in the three most important denominations - the Congregationalists, the Baptists and the Calvinistic Methodists (that new-born sect of which the Church herself was the unwilling parent) - that almost all Welsh spiritual development was to be found during the first half of the 19th century.
Attendance at the camp training, in so far as the claims of men's civil employment do not infringe upon it, is compulsory, and takes place at one time for all - generally the first half of August.
Towns.-In the first half of the 19th century the percentage of urban population remained nearly stationary at a little less than 10.
In prose, as was to be expected, the first half of the 18th century was rich in Sweden as elsewhere.
If this reasoning is correct, the Iranian immigration must be assigned to the first half of the second pre-Christian millennium.
In this state of equilibrium the great powers of Anterior Asia remained during the first half of the 6th century.
Ozanam was the leading historical and literary critic in the neo-Catholic movement in France during the first half of the 19th century.
The original was frequently reprinted during the first half of the 19th century.
Customs revenues rose from $20,000 in the first half of 1848 to $175,000 in the second half and to $4,430,000 in the year ending in June 1852.
There are many interesting brick houses, dating chiefly from the first half of the 17th century, with curious gables and picturesque ornamentation, carvings and inscriptions.
The Menippus whom Varro imitated lived in the first half of the 3rd century B.C., and was born a Phoenician slave.
The Jewish community in London was refounded by Maranos in the first half of the 17th century.
It is however the received name for a current of rationalistic theological thought which, though not confined to one country, or to any well-defined period, was most conspicuous in England in the last years of the 17th and the first half of the 18th century.
The large plain church of St George dates from the first half of the 13th century.
Hsuan Tsang, who travelled in the first half of the 7th, found the monastery where Asanga had lived in ruins, and says that he had lived one thousand years after the Buddha.'
Here in the first half of the 7th century Samo repulsed the invading hordes of the Avars, which threatened the independence of the newlysettled Slavonic inhabitants; here also Wratislas II.
For many years there were important cod and mackerel fisheries here and Duxbury clams were famous; there were large shipyards in Duxbury in the 18th century and in the first half of the 19th.
In the first half of the 7th century that name became for the first time geographically applicable by the conquest of the still Roman coast of southern Spain.
As early as the first half of the 13th century the young city obtained the right of electing its own magistracy, and enlarged the walls erected during Albert's time.
The most recent and best edition is that of Schwartz in the Berlin Academy's Greek Fathers, of which the first half has appeared, accompanied by the Latin version of Rufinus edited by Mommsen.
The town owes its origin to the development during the first half of the 19th century of ironworks at the upper ends of the valleys that converge in its neighbourhood, its site being previously known as Waun Helygen (Willow-tree Common).
The dynasty was founded by a succession of three warriors, Damaji I., Pilaji and Damaji II., who established Mahratta supremacy throughout Gujarat during the first half of the 18th century.
History-writing in Rome, - except for the Greek writers resident there, - was until the first half of the 1st century B.C. in the form of annals.
The first half of the century (apart from the scientific activity of Pertz, Guizot, &c.) was largely dominated by the romanticists, with their exaggeration of the individual.
The exploitation of tin in the south-west is commonly referred back to the time of the Phoenician sea-traders, and in the first half of the 13th century England supplied Europe with this metal.
The first half of the story is based on a tradition - originating possibly in Jer.
The Company formed its earliest settlements in Bengal in the first half of the 17th century.
These legendary accounts seem to show that the Moldavian voivodate was founded, like that of Walachia, by Vlach immigrants from Hungary, during the first half of the 14th century.
During the first half of the 15th century Polish influence was preponderant, and it was customary for the voivodes of Moldavia to do homage to the king of Poland at his cities of Kameniec or Snyatin.
It is a volume of moo folio pages, of which the first half is absolutely identical with Sylvestre's collection.
Thus a great change was wrought towards the end of the 18th and in the first half of the 10th century in the whole current of Rumanian literature.
In Walachia there was not a single historian of importance in the first half of the 18th century.
The high reputation which they had in the first half of the 19th century was afterwards lost to a large extent.
It is known that within thirty years after the discovery of the Pacific Ocean the Spaniards had explored the western coasts of the American continent from the isthmus to the vicinity of the forty-second parallel of north latitude, and it is possible that the Spanish pilot Bartolome Ferrelo (or Ferrer), who in 1 543 made the farthest northward voyage in the Pacific recorded in the first half of the 16th century, may have reached a point on the Oregon coast.
To understand this, it is necessary to remember the conflicts that existed between the classic and romantic schools in the first half of the 19th century, when the classicists, followers of the tradition of s Historia Utriusque Cosmi (Oppenheim, 1617), tom.
His manner, which is partly imitated from Montesquieu, has considerable charm; and he was the first and has remained the chief writer to put the orthodox liberal ideas which governed European politics during the first half or two-thirds of the 19th century into an orderly and attractive shape.
In the latter part of the 17th and the first half of the 18th century the Hague was the centre of European diplomacy.
The alliance, or understanding, between the Whigs and the Irish was increasing the distrust of the English people in the ministry, and Lord Melbournes government, in the first half of 1837, seemed doomed to perish.
The "age of small factions" was now succeeded by an age of great principles, and selfish ties of mere families and persons were transformed into a union resting on common conviction and patriotic aims. It was Burke who did more than any one else to give to the Opposition, under the first half of the reign of George III., this stamp of elevation and grandeur.
The Indian population of Wisconsin in the first half of the 17th century was probably larger than that of any region of similar size east of the Mississippi.
The civilization and political organization of the country were dominated by the Chinese, but were also influenced to some extent by GraecoBactrian civilization, which had probably secured a footing in the country as early as the 3rd century B.C. Our information as to the history of this region from the 2nd century to the first half of the 7th is slight, and is derived chiefly from the Journeys of the Chinese pilgrims, Fa-hien in 399-415, Song-yun and Hwei-seng in 518-521, and Hstian-Tsang in 629-645.
In the first half of the 17th century the site of the garden was laid out as a square by Inigo Jones, with a piazza on two sides; and as early as 1656 it was becoming a market place for the same commodities as are now sold in it.
During the first half of the 16th century the Servians had printing-presses in Belgrade, Skadar (Scutari) on the river Boyana, Gorazhde, Mileshevo and elsewhere.
Indeed, throughout the first half of the 18th century it was on a continuous war footing against English corsairs, making reprisals on British ships and thriving at the same time on a large contraband trade with Jamaica and other foreign colonies.
From being, at the beginning of the 19th century, a mere village in an agricultural district, the place grew rapidly in population owing to the abundance of its coal and iron ore, and the population of the whole parish (which was only 1486 in 1801) increased tenfold during the first half of the century.
During the first half of the 9th century attacks were incessant in most parts of the island.
Even in the first half of the 9th century there must have been a great deal of intermarriage between the invaders and the native population, due in part at any rate to the number of captive women who were carried off.
When St Maelmaedoc in the first half of the 12th century thought of building a stone oratory at Bangor it was deemed a novelty by the people, who exclaimed, " we are Scotti not Galli."
Among other writers of the first half of the 19th century may be mentioned Ivan Mazuranic (1813-1890), whose first poems were published in the Danica ilirska ("Illyrian Dawnstar"), a journal founded and for a time edited by Gaj.
The town, formerly fortified, was besieged by Bertrand du Guesclin, constable of France, in 1378; it was taken several times by the English during the first half of the 15th century, and by Admiral de Coligny in 1563.
But he was also the severe and capable administrator who during years of hard work at the admiralty did more than any other to raise the navy from the state of corruption and indiscipline into which it had fallen during the first half of the eighteenth century.
The first of these, Alkindius (see Kindi), flourished at the court of Bagdad in the first half of the 9th century.
The church of St Peter is principally Decorated; and there are fragments of a Benedictine convent founded in the 10th century and rebuilt after fire in the first half of the 14th.
The various kingdoms which grew up round each large town had their own rulers, but in the first half of the 16th century they all appear to have owned the sway of the Songhoi kings (see Timbuktu).
The first half of the 17th century may be described as the flowering time of the Barbary pirates.
But the development of manufactures in the first half of the 19th century, the competition of the new western states in farm products, and the change in the character of the population incident to the growth of cities, caused a great change in agriculture after 1860.
As in all new states, the question of a circulating medium was acute during the first half of the '9th century, and state banks were organized, which suspended specie payments in times of financial stringency.
The team was absolved from blame on the first half goal.
It served as an allegory of a dangerous political history of the first half of the twentieth century.
In the first half of the book Roland is careful to elaborate his own divergence from a traditional, purely associative dream analysis.
The impressive Shuker should have scored in the first half and Tranmere could have scored a bagful.
Antony Hart scored an outstanding breakaway try running 70 meters into the wind toward the end of the first half.
We had most of the play but they had 3 lucky breakaway tries in the first half.
For our part, Steve Gunby clipped the bar with a first half free-kick and Paddi Wilson glanced in a last minute consolation.
Sales revenues for the first half are now a highly creditable 5% up on the equivalent for 2001.
The entire first-half team, which included debutant Jobi McAnuff, was brought off and replaced.
The first half of the 20th century saw the UK's strength seriously depleted in two World Wars.
The rest of the first half was fairly dire.
I'm definitely not pleased with the first half in terms of us being very very disjointed.
Fernando Alonso totally dominated the first half of the season.
The fourth quarter downturn in 2001 adversely affected the spring order book and consequently our expectations for the first half of the year.
It was 20 minutes into the first half before the pack drove flanker Andy Saull over for the opening try.
The first half was goalless, with all the goals coming in the second forty-five.
They've scored just three goals in five League outings - all three coming in the first half.
The lane was probably built to give access to Lune Mill in the first half of the 13th century, or earlier.
Goals from Crouch and Cole late in the second half helped England overcome Uruguay who led from Pouso's fantastic first half volley.
Returning Hammer Frank Lampard ignores the jeers to give the champions a first-half lead after Michael Essien is stretchered off.
Wimbledon started the first half well, and after ten minutes, we'd barely had a look-in.
Despite conceding a goal in the opening minute Leamington fought back to equalize with penalty flick midway through the first half through Richard Stanway.
But this worries Japan's Asian neighbors, which were victims of Japanese militarism in the first half of the 20th century.
Burnham's best first half chance came just before the break following a mix-up over a Lynn throw.
Keith Simpson giving the nomads the lead in the first half.
In fact the whole of the first half was pretty nondescript with goalmouth action at a premium.
Throughout the first half of 1945 the Japanese made peace overtures.
The first half of the class would be used for students to practice his simple, natural technique to develop their total brain physiology.
Instead the lumpen proles decided to play toward the South stand for the first half.
The first half drags on a little, but once refueled after the break, part 2 does pick up the pace.
But they looked rocky at the end of the first half when Bath's Steve White gave them the lead.
We played some expansive Rugby and we also had some quick ball during what was an excellent first half.
The game itself was a scrappy affair settled by a scrappy affair settled by a scrappy first half goal from Fitz.
The first half was rather scrappy with both sides guilty of silly handling errors.
The first half of the film is relatively sedate.
Swansea had threatened little in a dire first-half showing and they were glad to hear the interval whistle giving them the opportunity to regroup.
Then just as the Newcastle defense were looking quite solid the best chance of the first half came on the 33rd minute.
The first half should focus on your choice of course (subject specific ).
Five minutes into first half stoppage time, Hyde's three game barren scoring run came to an end from an unlikely source.
However, a first-half goal - his first for the club - and a place in the fifth round proved a useful tonic.
Oil giant BP has recently unveiled record first-half profits at the same time.
The accurate investigation of the lowest forms of animal life, commenced by Leeuwenhoek and Swammerdam, and continued by the remarkable labours of Reaumur, Abraham Trembley, Bonnet, and a host of other observers in the latter part of the 17th and the first half of the 18th centuries, drew the attention of biologists to the gradation in the complexity of organization which is presented by living beings, and culminated in the doctrine of the echelle des titres, so powerfully and clearly stated by Bonnet, and, before him, adumbrated by Locke and by Leibnitz.
Idrisi, the best known of the Arabian geographical authors, after travelling far and wide in the first half of the 12th century, settled in Sicily, where he wrote a treatise descrip tive of an armillary sphere which he had constructed for Roger II., the Norman king, and in this work he incorporated all accessible results of contemporary travel.
These traditions of migration and kinship are in themselves entirely credible, but the detailed accounts of the ancestors Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, as given in Genesis, are inherently doubtful as regards both the internal conditions, which the (late) chronological scheme ascribes to the first half of the second millennium B.C., and the general circumstances of the life of these strangers in a foreign land.
The account which John of Salisbury gives of it in the first half of the r 2th century, under the presidency of Theodoric and Bernard, affords a very pleasant glimpse into the history of the middle ages.
The old doctrine of types, which was used by the philosophically minded zoologists (and botanists) of the first half 1 A very subtle and important qualification of this generalization has to be recognized (and was recognized by Darwin) in the fact that owing to the interdependence of the parts of the bodies of living things and their profound chemical interactions and peculiar structural balance (what is called organic polarity) the variation of one single part (a spot of colour, a tooth, a claw, a leaflet) may, and demonstrably does in many cases entail variation of other parts - what are called correlated variations.
In the first half of the 18th century a plough with a short convex mould-board of wood was introduced from the Netherlands into England and, as improved at Rotherham in Yorkshire, became known as the Rotherham plough and enjoyed considerable vogue.
From the modest and simple art of the patriotic poets and novelists of the first half of the 19th century, whose work nevertheless was an influential factor in the awakening of a national sentiment among the common people, Czech literature, after a period characterized by the romanticism of Macha and the critical realism of Havlicek, arrived at a school which, while it took its inspiration from the sources of the national spirit, did not shut itself out from foreign influences.
They are somewhat capricious, however, as regards the place and time of their appearance, the latter falling chiefly in the first half of winter.
The task, however, was so gigantic that after 150 years of strenuous effort, at the period which may be considered as the apogee of its power, that is, in the first half of the 13th century, the papacy had attained only incomplete results.
Salman (under Sultan Ibrahim, 1059 1099) had successfully continued, reached its perfection in the famous group of panegyrists who gathered in the first half of the 6th century of the Hegira round the throne of Sultan Sinjar, and partly also round that of his great antagonist, Atsiz, shah of Khwarizm.
The first half of the winter of 1806, which Nicholas Rostov spent in Moscow, was one of the happiest, merriest times for him and the whole family.
We were relentless in attack and spent at least 30 minutes of the first half parked on their side of the pitch.
The combative Reid was getting fouled out of the game and the first half ended with Cusack remonstrating with the officials.
Opening Leg The first half of a repo transaction.
But they looked rocky at the end of the first half when Bath 's Steve White gave them the lead.
Assuming approval in the first half of 2003, royalty revenues for CAT from HUMIRA are expected to commence in the 2004 financial year.
We played some expansive rugby and we also had some quick ball during what was an excellent first half.
On a fine Webb Ellis surface, Rugby then scored three more tries in the final 10 minutes of the first half.
The upgrade is due to be completed in the first half of 2006 and will increase smelter production to 170,000 tons per annum.
The first half should focus on your choice of course (subject specific).
Subject to stockholder approval and other customary conditions, Chiron and Novartis expect the transaction to be completed in the first half of 2006.
Five minutes into first half stoppage time, Hyde 's three game barren scoring run came to an end from an unlikely source.
Much of the first half came over to me as a poorly structured stream of consciousness.
Scored two stunners in one first half game only to be dragged off at half time.
The first half was pretty turgid stuff from both sides as Swindon struggled to get out of first gear.
Peter ran the first half of the race well but suffered in the latter half from the unaccustomed heat and the altitude.
Jamie Forrester gave Bristol Rovers a first half lead with a well-taken free-kick at Cheltenham.
But a couple of startling strikes from Martin Carruthers and Steve Torpey inside nine first-half minutes wiped the smirks off Swansea faces.
Throughout the first half of the 1990s, Bulgaria was wracked by political instability and strikes.
His first-half presence was exemplified on 21 minutes with an 18 yard volley chance which was not far over the bar.
The first half dozen or so times I tried the final stage on Easy Mode, I felt there was no way that I would ever complete it.
It's near impossible to recommend this title when there are so many other, better RPGs already available for the PS2, not to mention much more compelling titles like Tales of Legendia and Kingdom Hearts II coming in the first half of 2006.
The first half a dozen games we added to our log were unavailable.
It's difficult to predict when a Verizon Blackberry Curve will become available, but rumors on the Internet are pointing toward the first half of 2008.
During the first half of pregnancy the mammary ducts proliferate and group together to form large lobules.
The hormone estrogen gradually rises during the first half of a woman's cycle, the preovulatory phase, and falls dramatically at ovulation.
Estrogen, which is produced by the ovaries in the first half of the menstrual cycle, stimulates the growth of milk ducts in the breasts.
In both sexes, a rise in growth hormone produces the adolescent growth spurt, the pronounced increase in height and weight that marks the first half of puberty.
In the first half of the menstrual cycle, estrogen levels rise, causing the lining of the uterus to grow and thicken.
Biphasic oral contraceptives use a constant amount of estrogen during the full cycle, but the amount of progestin is lower during the first half of the cycle and increases in the second half.
Up to 20 percent of the infants born to mothers infected during the first half of pregnancy have CRS.
The economic depression of the 1930s was reflected in hair, which became softer and more sober, although it remained relatively short throughout the first half of the decade.
The one-piece swimsuit was the standard swimwear in the first half of the 20th century, with very few exceptions, but World War II would change all that.
Instead of the full-hipped skirts so popular during the first half of the decade, silhouettes became slimmer.
In the first half of the twentieth century both the Art Nouveau and Art Deco movements formed a trend for carved rings.
As a rule, bug words should probably be limited to no more than five per week, at least for the first half of kindergarten.
If this is your first half marathon, this means proceeding slowly to your distance goal.
Your first half marathon is no different from your first 5k or 10k run.
Texas' history is like a game of two halves, where the first half was experimental tapping of the musical football, and the second half consisted more of targeted punts straight to the back of the music chart net.
During the last four episodes the six winning chefs from the first half of the season return to compete against each other.
Belardes re-posted the first half in his column at TheNervousBreakDown, so that people could judge for themselves whether it was possible to "tell a story in verse."