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  • The class of sages to whom we owe the Wisdom Books did not arise till a change had come over the national fortunes and life.

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  • This history begins at the time of the council of Clermont, deals with the fortunes of the first crusade and the earlier history of the Latin kingdom of Jerusalem, and ends somewhat abruptly in 11 21.

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  • Under the empire Arvernia formed part of Prima Aquitania, and the district shared in the fortunes of Aquitaine during the Merovingian and Carolingian periods.

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  • In the extremity of his fortunes he had recourse himself to Otto, making a formal cession of the Italian kingdom, in his own name and that of his son Adalbert, to the Saxon as his overlord.

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  • We have to foJiow the fortunes of unexpected allies, upon whom in no small measure his success depended.

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  • He then followed the fortunes of his friend Maurice, the new elector of Saxony, deserted Charles, and joined the league which proposed to overthrow the emperor by an alliance with Henry II.

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  • After Edward's burial, at which he bore the king's banner, Howard, an enemy of the Wydviles, linked his fortunes with those of the duke of Gloucester.

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  • After three such good fortunes by marriage Norfolk in his folly looked for a crown with a fourth match, listening to the laird of Lethington when he set forth the scheme by which the duke was to marry a restored queen of Scots and rule Scotland with her who should be recognized as Elizabeth's successor.

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  • - The book of Joshua continues the fortunes of the " children of Israel " and describes a successful occupation of Palestine by the united tribes.

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  • There is no need to detail the fortunes of the Napoleonic states in Italy.

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  • Determined to raise the fallen fortunes of his country, he first directed his efforts against the predatory Uzbegs, who occupied and harassed Khorasan.

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  • His father, who was physician to the constable Charles of Bourbon, sent him to study at Toulouse, whence at the age of eighteen he was driven, a consequence of the evil fortunes of the family patron, to Padua, where he studied law and letters for about six years.

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  • The Norman settlements at Aversa and Capua were the work of adventurers, making their own fortunes and gathering round them followers from all quarters.

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  • This event seemed to place Napoleon's fortunes on a sure basis; but already they were being undermined by events.

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  • It would follow, on the other hand, that what is called Oscan represented the language of the invading Sabines (more correctly Safines), whose racial affinities would seem to be of a distinctly more northern cast, and to mark them, like the Dorians or Achaeans in Greece, as an early wave of the invaders who more than once in later history havevitally influenced the fortunes of the tempting southern land into which they forced their way.

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  • The other portion, which had stayed behind as a reserve under Domingos Irala, had better fortunes.

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  • It was this Patrick who laid the foundation of the family fortunes.

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  • But the lands belonging to these titles remained with the Crown and he had to repair his fortunes by one of those marriages which never failed his house, his wife being Alathea Talbot, who was at last the heir of Gilbert, earl of Shrewsbury.

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  • By this dexterous stroke he gained a new and wealthy kingdom, and completely re-established his fortunes.

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  • Important monopolies in the 18th maritime- century, and prohibitive import duties, as well as large tares and money bounties, in the 19th, contributed towards the pe t t y - In accumulation of immense private fortunes, but manu- pastries.

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  • Of all the princes who sought to advance their fortunes in this way the most dexterous and successful were those of Moscow.

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  • His account of its first reception and subsequent fortunes in England deserves to be cited as a curious piece of literary history.

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  • This is illustrated by his love of Switzerland, his intense interest in the fortunes of that country, his design of writing " The History of the Liberty of the Swiss " - a theme, he says " from which the dullest stranger would catch fire."

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  • By this time the alteration of the coast-line and the filling up of the lagoons had probably commenced, and no historical importance attaches to its subsequent fortunes.

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  • During the summer his fortunes ebbed, and he was soon superseded by his kinsman Owen Roe O'Neill, who returned from military service abroad at the end of July.

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  • But his fortunes changed soon after the accession of Justin II.

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  • The Judaean compiler, with his history of the two kingdoms, looks back upon the time when each laid the foundation of its subsequent fortunes.

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  • The prophets who had marked in the past the advent of Assyrians and Chaldeans now fixed their eyes upon the advance of Cyrus, confident that the fall of Babylon would bring the restoration of their fortunes.

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  • The Jewish embassy was headed by Philo, who has described its fortunes in a tract dealing with the divine punishment of the persecutors.

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  • The reformation as such had no favourable influence on Jewish fortunes in Christian Europe, though the championship of the cause of toleration by Reuchlin had considerable value.

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  • Ceylon, though geographically an annex of India, has not followed its fortunes historically.

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  • The course of oriental conquest followed the events of European politics, and the possessions of European powers in the East generally changed hands according to the fortunes of their masters at home.

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  • For the case of Naundorff see his own narrative, Abrege de l'histoire des in fortunes du Dauphin (London, 1836; Eng.

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  • The interest of the narratives is now directed away from the Philistines to the decaying fortunes of Saul's house.

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  • of Anjou, and from that time onwards followed the fortunes of Provence.

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  • It remains to mention briefly the fortunes of each remaining member of the once imperial confederation.

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  • Ultimately the Bonapartes had to flee from Corsica (11th of June 1793), an event which clinched Napoleon's decision to identify his fortunes with those of the French republic. His ardent democratic opinions rendered the change natural when Paoli and his compatriots declared for an alliance with England.

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  • The arrival of the Bonapartes at Toulon coincided with a time of acute crisis in the fortunes of the republic. Having declared war on England and Holland (1st of February 1793), and against Spain (9th of March), France was soon girdled by foes; and the forces of the first coalition invaded her territory at several points.

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  • It is often assumed that the fortunes of Bonaparte were made at Toulon.

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  • But here we may point out the influence of the expedition on Egypt, on European politics and on the fortunes of Bonaparte.

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  • This event opened a new and curious chapter in the history of Europe, that of the fortunes of the Napoleonides.

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  • The fortunes of Agamemnon have formed the subject of numerous tragedies, ancient and modern, the most famous being the Oresteia of Aeschylus.

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  • When the war was over and these cessions had been made a great number of war veterans wished an opportunity to repair their broken fortunes in the West, and Congress, hopeful of receiving a large revenue from the sale of lands here, passed an ordinance on the 20th of May 1785 by which the present national system of land-surveys into townships 6 In.

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  • In politics the period is characterized by Boston's connexion with the fortunes of the Federalist party.

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  • The fortunes of Palmyra now passed into the vigorous hands of Zenobia, who had been actively supporting her husband in his policy.

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  • Fulcher of Chartres originally followed Robert of Normandy, but in October 1097 he joined Baldwin of Lorraine in his expedition to Edessa, and afterwards followed his fortunes.

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  • At the close of the campaign of 1814 he shared with Joseph Bonaparte the responsibility for some of the actions which zealous Bonapartists have deemed injurious to the fortunes of the emperor.

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  • But the most eager search of Arabian chemistry was the transmutation of metals, and the elixir of immortal health: the reason and the fortunes of thousands were evaporated in the crucibles of alchemy, and the consummation of the great work was promoted by the worthy aid of mystery, fable and superstition."

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  • They are first heard of in Savoy in the year 1258, and more than two centuries later they went to Geneva (151o), united with Calvin in his opposition to Rome, and associated their fortunes with those of the little Swiss city.

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  • It henceforth shared the fortunes of this country, and was usually assigned as an apanage to younger members of the Bohemian royal house.

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  • It was not printed till 1558, ten years after the author's death, and then under the title of Les Amants fortunes.

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  • Before the Roman period Marash doubtless shared the fortunes of the Seleucid kingdom of Commagene.

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  • Since its reversion to Ottoman power (1840) the history of Marash has been varied only by Armenian troubles, largely connected with the fortunes of Zeitun, for the reduction of which place it has more than once been used as a base.

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  • Marca now interested himself in the fortunes of Mazarin, and remained faithful to him even during the xvn.

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  • the fortunes of the family enter on a more peaceful stage.

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  • - The external fortunes of the Macedonian Empire after Alexander's death must be briefly traced before its inner developments be touched upon.'

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  • The habit of absolute rule, always dangerous, was peculiarly corrupting when it penetrated every department of daily life, and when no external interference checked individual caprice in its action on the feelings and fortunes of inferiors.

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  • It divides itself naturally, by its contents, into two parts, in one of which the theme is righteousness and wisdom, in the other the early fortunes of the Israelite people considered as a righteous nation beloved by God.

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  • Intervention by the United States seemed probable, but did not come, and after alternations in the fortunes of war, Martinez Campos in January 1878 secured the acceptance by the rebels of the convention (pacto) of Zanjon, which promised amnesty for the war, liberty to slaves in the rebel ranks, the abolition of slavery, reforms in government, and colonial autonomy.

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  • The story of the Bahamas is a singular one, and bears principally upon the fortunes of New Providence, which, from the fact that it alone possesses a perfectly safe harbour for vessels drawing more than 9 ft., has always been the seat of: government when it was not the headquarters of lawlessness.

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  • Probably the abolition of the slave-trade in 1834 was not without its effect upon the fortunes of the landed'.

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  • After the disaster of Angora, from which it seemed impossible that the Ottoman fortunes could ever recover, the princes fled each with as many troops as he could induce to Inter- follow him, being hotly pursued by Timur's armies.

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  • The capture of Veszprem and of Raab (1594) and the failure of the archduke Matthias to take Gran seemed to promise another rapid victory of the Ottoman arms; but Sinan was ill-supported from Constantinople, the situation was complicated by the revolt of Walachia and Moldavia, and the war was destined to last, with varying fortunes, for fourteen years.

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  • In 1656 Mahommed Kuprili became grand vizier, and by dint of firmness and resolution repaired the falling fortunes of the country.

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  • But Prince Eugene's genius restored the Austrian fortunes, and the Turks were utterly routed at Zenta on Mustafa I>:, the Theiss, losing more than 15,000 men (1697).

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  • The war, which broke out in 1743, was waged with varying fortunes, and the peace by which it was concluded on the 5th of September 1746, beyond stipulating for a few privileges for Persian pilgrims to the holy places, altered nothing in the settlement arranged ten years before with Murad IV.

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  • died, and was succeeded by his brother Abd-ul-Hamid I., a weakling, from whose character nothing could be expected to retrieve the now desperate fortunes of the war.

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  • It was overrun by the Goths on several occasions, and subsequently by the Huns; but its proximity to Constantinople caused its fortunes to be closely connected with those of that city, from the time when it became the capital of the Eastern Empire.

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  • Its inland situation gave it relative security against the pirates who then infested West Indian seas, and the misfortunes of Santiago were the fortunes of Bayamo.

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  • He followed the fortunes of the dauphin, afterwards Charles V'II., acting in the triple capacity of clerk, notary and financial secretary.

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  • In these circumstances there grew up in Rome a class of wealthy ' men, whose sole occupation it was to amass large fortunes by speculation,' and who found a most lucrative field of enterprise ' in state contracts and the farming of the public revenues.

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  • It was a member of the Campanian confederation, and shared the fortunes of Capua, but remained faithful to Hannibal for a longer time; the great part of the inhabitants, when they could no longer resist the Romans, were transferred by him to Thurii, and the town was reoccupied in 211 by the Romans, who settled the exiled inhabitants of Nuceria there.

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  • Numbers of English artisans and shipbuilders, Swedish ironfounders, German engineers and French manufacturers sought fortunes in the new country, and diffused industry by their example.

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  • Foremost among them was the hospital founded by George Heriot - the " Jingling Geordie " of Scott's Fortunes of Nigel - the goldsmith and banker of James VI.

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  • About 1064 the accidental visit of Harold to the Norman court added another link to the chain of events by which William's fortunes were connected with England.

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  • His brilliant career, both as a civilian and as a soldier, drew all eyes to him as best fitted to guide the fortunes of the new Confederacy, and with a deep sense of the responsibility he obeyed the call.

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  • The fortunes of the German revolutionaries in Vienna and the Magyar revolutionists in Pest were now closely bound up together; and when, on the 11th, Prince Windischgratz laid siege to Vienna, it was to Hungary that the democrats of the capital looked for relief.

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  • Dalberg's subservience, as a prince of the Confederation, to Napoleon was specially resented since, as a priest, he had no excuse of necessity on the ground of saving family or dynastic interests; his fortunes therefore fell with those of Napoleon, and, when he died on the 10th of February 1817, of all his dignities he was in possession only of the archbishopric of Regensburg.

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  • This company, which was not actually floated till 1887, was destined to exercise a disastrous influence upon the fortunes of the state.

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  • The death of their commandantgeneral, Piet Joubert, on the 28th of March, seemed to mark a change in the fortunes of the Republican army.

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  • Is it possible, one cannot help asking, that the abrupt description of the strange fortunes of the "Servant" - by this time entirely personalized - was written to follow chap. lii.

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  • He seems to have had popular manners, for a unanimous vote of the people gave him absolute control over the fortunes of Syracuse.

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  • We have now to trace the fortunes of this body of medical doctrine and practice when transplanted to Rome, and ultimately to the whole Roman world.

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  • When Greece was made a Roman province, the number of such physicians who sought their fortunes in Rome must have been very large.

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  • The fortunes of Brown's system (called, from having been originally written in Latin, the Brunonian) form one of the strangest chapters in the history of medicine.

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  • On the other hand, so far as concerned the ultimate fortunes of the Liberal party, Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman's premiership can only be regarded as a period of marking time.

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  • They are of extreme interest, and give a remarkable picture of the war and the fortunes of the royalists.

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  • He was a strong opponent of Thiers, and continued to contest constituencies as a legitimist with varying fortunes till his death in 1897.

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  • the fortunes of the city were at their lowest, and nowhere was the arrival of the prince of Orange more welcomed.

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  • The first great emigration of the London merchants westward was about the middle of the 18th century, but only those who had already secured large fortunes ventured so far as Hatton Garden.

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  • Without yielding fortunes for speculators, like South Africa or Australia, it returns a fair percentage upon genuine hard work.

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  • The Elamites, under their king Kudur-Lagamar or Chedorlaomer, seem to have taken Babylon and destroyed the temple of Bel-Merodach; but Khammurabi retrieved his fortunes, and in, .

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  • The fortunes of the Ethiopian (XXVth) Dynasty belong to the history of Egypt.

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  • On the 25th of June 1870 he was recalled to Paris, where his mother abdicated in his favour, in the presence of a number of Spanish nobles who had followed the fortunes of the exiled queen.

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  • The town, which has risen with the fortunes of the Ibn Rashid family to be the capital of Upper Nejd, is at the mouth of the valley between the twin ranges, about 2 m.

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  • A fresh field for romantic legend was found in the history of the victories of Islam, the exploits of the first heroes of the faith, the fortunes of 'All and his house.

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  • From this time on it has shared the fortunes of the house of Austria.

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  • The rout of the Tuscan Guelphs on the field of Montaperto (1260) restored the fortunes of Pisa.

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  • Under the succeeding Medici, Pisa's fortunes steadily declined.

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  • After the break-up of the Roman dominion Trieste shared the general fortunes of Istria and passed through various hands.

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  • soon afterwards, but Grant's own fortunes suffered a temporary eclipse owing to a disagreement with Halleck.

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  • Two victories (Iuka and Corinth) were won in the autumn of 1862, but the credit of both fell to Rosecrans, who commanded in the field, and the nadir of Grant's military fortunes was reached when the first advance on Vicksburg, planned on an unsound basis, and complicated by a series of political intrigues (which had also caused the adoption of the original scheme), collapsed after the minor reverses of Holly Springs and Chickasaw Bayou (December 1862).

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  • His first tutor was his grandfather, the physician; and, in the hope of restoring their fallen fortunes, his parents intended him for the same profession.

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  • So, according to one view, Samuel's death marks a vital change in the fortunes of Israel (xxv.

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  • On the accession of Edwig, however, in 955, Dunstan's fortunes underwent a temporary eclipse.

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  • In 1192 the duchy of Styria came by inheritance to the house of Austria, and from that time it shared the fortunes of Upper and Lower Austria, passing like them to the Habsburgs in 1282.

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  • During the middle ages the fortunes of Dijon followed those of Burgundy, the dukes of which acquired it early in the 11 th century.

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  • These were The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders, The Journal of the Plague Year, and The History of Colonel Jack.

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  • He tells us with honest and simple pride that when his patron Harley fell out, and Godolphin came in, he for three years held no communication with the former, and seems quite incapable of comprehending the delicacy which would have obliged him to follow Harley's fallen fortunes.

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  • The borders of these dominions varied according to the fortunes of the imperial authority in its long struggle with the Lombards.

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  • They also pushed their fortunes by fighting for, or murdering and supplanting, the native African princes.

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  • Yet, allpowerful in their individual spheres of action, they can influence the fortunes of men and can enter into relations with them.

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  • Having in general shared the fortunes of Aquitaine during the Merovingian and Carolingian periods, Agenais next became an hereditary countship in the part of the country now called Gascony (Vasconia).

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  • He did much to raise the falling fortunes of his house, but died at the age of thirty-one.

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  • From this time the fortunes of the house of Savoy are bound up with those of Italy (see Italy, History).

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  • This brought to an end the armistice between Bolivar and Morino, and thenceforward the city experienced all the changing fortunes of war until its final capture by the revolutionists in 1823.

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  • Thenceforth it shared the fortunes of Milan, becoming in the Napoleonic period the chief town of the department of the Lario.

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  • To trace in any detail the fortunes of Herat would be to write the modern history of the East, for there has hardly been a dynastic revolution, or a foreign invasion, or a great civil war in Central Asia since the time of the prophet, in which Herat has not played a conspicuous part and suffered accordingly.

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  • 1086), and its fortunes were advanced through the election of Count Henry IV.

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  • It had been arranged that he should return to Zurich and be married to Johanna Rahn, but the plan was overthrown by a commercial disaster which affected the fortunes of the Rahn family.

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  • This success was coincident with an improvement in the fortunes of the Rahn family, and the marriage took place at Zurich in October 1793.

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  • In May 1813 he was sent as stadtholder to Norway to promote the loyalty of the Northmen to the dynasty, which had been very rudely shaken by the disastrous results of Frederick VI.'s adhesion to the falling fortunes of Napoleon.

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  • He also published a Jewish prayerbook (Israelitisches Gebetbuch) and a variety of minor monographs on historical and literary subjects connected with the fortunes of his people.

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  • Albert, who was a Minnesinger, was loyal to the declining fortunes of the Hohenstaufen, and afterwards supported his brother-in-law, Rudolph of Habsburg, in his efforts to obtain the German throne.

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  • Indeed, the general interest of her history in the quarter-century after the adoption of the Constitution lies mainly in her connexion with the fortunes of that great political party.

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  • He shared his brother's fortunes, and at one time had to take refuge from Henry III.

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  • The borough, which apparently owed its existence to the castle, shared its fortunes.

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  • The marquises being opponents of the house of Savoy, and taking part in the struggles between France and the empire, the city often suffered severely from the fortunes of war.

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  • For its later fortunes, see Tunisia, of which regency, since the accession of the Hafsites, Tunis has been the capital.

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  • John George was an amiable but weak prince, totally unfitted to direct the fortunes of a nation in time of danger.

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  • After the return from the Exile it was impossible to write the history of Israel's fortunes otherwise than in a spirit of religious pragmatism.

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  • His influence on the fortunes of Saxony and northern Germany was very considerable.

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  • Thereafter he shared the fortunes of the Bonaparte family in the intrigues and strifes which ensued.

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  • His fortunes rose rapidly on the attainment of the dignity of First Consul by his former charge, Napoleon, after the coup d'etat of Brumaire (November 1799).

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  • Simple and frugal in her tastes, and devout in thought and manner of life, she helped to bind her children to the life of Corsica, while her husband, a schemer by nature and a Voltairian by conviction, pointed the way to careers in France, the opening up of which moulded the fortunes of the family and the destinies of Europe.

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  • For the varying fortunes of King Joseph in Spain and in the eventful years of the Peninsular War, see Spain and Peninsular War.

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  • She shared the fortunes of the family in the south of France, and on the 5th of May 1797 married Felix Bacciochi, a well-connected Corsican.

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  • He lived chiefly at Rome, concerning himself with literary and philosophic studies and with the fortunes of his sons.

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  • Jerome (1784-1860) was born at Ajaccio on the 15th of November 1784; he shared the fortunes of the family in the early years of the French Revolution, was then educated at Juilly and was called to the side of his 7 Jerome ' 'Bona- brother, then First.

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  • below) and finally became the heir to the fortunes of the Napoleonic dynasty.

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  • R.) The fortunes of the Bonaparte family may be further followed under the later biographies of its leading members, mainly descendants of Lucien (II.

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  • The circumstances that led to the insurrection and the general diplomatic situation by which its fortunes were from time to time affected are described elsewhere (see Greece: History; Turkey: History).

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  • Meanwhile, north of the Isthmus, the fortunes of war had been less one-sided.

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  • After the fall of Ayuthia a great general, Phaya Takh Sin, collected the remains of the army and restored the fortunes of the kingdom, establishing his capital at Bangkok; but, becoming insane, he was put to death, and was succeeded by another successful general, Phaya Chakkri, who founded the present dynasty.

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  • As early as 1624 vast fortunes had been acquired by trade: two members of the company who died in that year were stated to possess seven and eight tons of gold respectively, an amount approximately equivalent, in the aggregate, to £2,000,000.

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  • They are able to change their form, and specially rule over the fortunes of gaming.

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  • Successful in resisting the peasant insurrection (1525), his fortunes were affected by the Schmalkaldic War.

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  • In general, from the Arab invasion in the 7th century Jerba shared the fortunes of Tunisia.

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  • In consequence of this law the great lords were compelled to put forces in the field proportioned to their enormous fortunes, and Sigismund was able in 1529 to raise 300 foot and 3200 horse from the province of Podolia alone.

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  • At least 40,000 men were necessary for the purpose, and these could have been obtained for 200,000 ducats; but a congress of magnates, whose collective fortunes amounted to hundreds of millions, having decided that it was impossible to raise this sum, there was nothing for it but to fight a few skirmishes and then take refuge abroad.

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  • Those of them who survived or escaped the disasters of the retreat fled before the tsar's army and followed the fortunes of Napoleon in 1813 and 1814.

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  • De Monts, now governor of Paris, was too busy to occupy himself in the waning fortunes of the colony, and left them entirely to his associate.

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  • He lived in exile for eleven years, until on the death, in 1879, of Shere Ali, who had retired from Kabul when the British armies entered Afghanistan, the Russian governorgeneral at Tashkent sent for Abdur Rahman, and pressed him to try his fortunes once more across the Oxus.

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  • Thence forward the fortunes of Ferdinand and Isabella were inseparably blended.

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  • It has since then shared the political fortunes of that country.

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  • After the conquests of Alexander the Great Sogdiana formed part of the empire of the Seleucidae, and shared the fortunes of the rather better-known Bactria.

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  • Like Fabius, he restored the fortunes of his country by deliberation.

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  • The theodicea of the prophets is national; they see Yahweh's righteousness working itself out with unmistakable clearness in the present, and know that all that He brings upon Israel is manifestly just; but from the days of Jeremiah' the fortunes of Israel as a nation are no longer the one thing which religion has to explain; the greater question arises of a theory of the divine purpose which shall justify the ways of God with individual men or with His "righteous servant" - that is, with the ideal community of true faith as distinct from the natural Israel.

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  • He held Dover successfully through the darkest hour of John's fortunes; he brought back Kent to the allegiance of Henry III.; he completed the discomfiture of the French and their allies by the naval victory which he gained over Eustace the Monk, the noted privateer and admiral of Louis, in the Straits of Dover (Aug.

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  • That Jackson's death, at a critical moment of the fortunes of the Confederacy, was an irreparable loss was disputed by no one.

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  • Caesar was born in the year of Marius's first great victory over the Teutones, and as he grew up, inspired by the traditions of the great soldier's career, attached himself to his party and its fortunes.

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  • Very little trace is left of the fortunes of Nineveh during the reigns of the sons of Assur-bani-pal.

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  • The fairy women who come to the births of children and foretell their fortunes (Fata, Moerae, ancient Egyptian Hathors, Fees, Dominae Fatales), with their spindles, are refractions of the human "spae-women" (in the Scots term) who attend at birth and derive omens of the child's future from various signs.

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  • Aristotle in his Ethics stigmatizes as "extremely unloving" (Xiav a4xXov) the denial that ancestors are interested in or affected by the fortunes of their descendants; and in effect ancestor-worship is the staple of most religions, ancient or modern, civilized or savage.

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  • In Kufa and Basra were gathered representatives of all the Arabian tribes who formed the fighting force of the Islamic Empire, and from these al-Mufaddal was able to collect and record the compositions of the poets who had celebrated the fortunes and exploits of their forefathers.

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  • Mr Mackenzie and his chief followers, whose inclinations were towards free trade, pinned their political fortunes to the maintenance of a tariff for revenue only.

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  • The beautiful story of Jacob's fortunes at Haran is among the best examples of Hebrew narrative: how he served seven years for Rachel, "and they seemed a few days for the love he had to her," and was tricked by receiving the elder sister Leah, and how he served yet another seven years, and at last won his love.

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  • In the prose romances he is a monarch, the splendour of whose court, whose riches and generosity, are the admiration of all; but morally he is no whit different from the knights who surround him; he takes advantage of his bonnes fortunes as do others.

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  • The inhabitants are enterprising and prosperous, many of them leaving their native city to push their fortunes elsewhere, while of those that remain the greater part is employed in the manufacture of silk and cotton goods, or in the production of fruit.

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  • Like his master he was imprisoned in 1627 for declining to contribute to a forced loan, but he shared the good, as well as the ill, fortunes of Wentworth, acting as his adviser when he was president of the council of the north.

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  • Two main considerations dominated the fortunes of Hanover during the period of the Napoleonic wars, the jealousy felt by Prussia at the increasing strength and prestige of the electorate, and its position as a vulnerable outpost of Great Britain.

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  • Henry's only son was Edward, prince of Wales (1453-1471), who, having shared the many journeys and varying fortunes of his mother, Margaret, was killed after the battle of Tewkesbury (May 4, 1471) by some noblemen in attendance on Edward IV.

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  • The motive force towards extension of territories was supplied by military ambition; especially we have to take account of the growth of a warlike spirit in the North, which was constantly driving young warriors to seek their fortunes in the service of continental princes.

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  • During an invasion the Avars swept off the five sons of this warrior into Illyria, but one, his namesake, returned to Italy and restored the ruined fortunes of his house.

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  • (1619-1637), at the zenith of his fortunes, forced the Protestant princes of Germany to restore to the Roman hierarchy all the ecclesiastical territories they had secularized during the past seventy-four years.

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  • Having founded in London his "Free Russian Press," of the fortunes of which, during ten years, he gave an interesting account in a book published (in Russian) in 1863, he issued from it a great number of Russian works, all levelled against the system of government prevailing in Russia.

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  • Afterwards his fortunes waned, and he died at Bristol on the 10th of August 1680.

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  • These favourites, not content with pushing their fortunes in the English court, encouraged the king in the wildest designs.

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  • Antwerp had reached the lowest point of its fortunes in 1800, and its population had sunk under 40,000, when Napoleon, realizing its strategical importance, assigned two millions for the construction of two docks and a mole.

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  • About this time, too, Carthage made an effort for independence under Hanno the Great (538-521), the real founder of its fortunes; the old dependence upon Tyre was changed for a mere relation of piety observed by the annual sending of delegates (OEwpoi) to the festival of Melkarth (Arrian ii.

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  • It is evident that the gods were regarded as being intimately concerned with the lives and fortunes of their worshippers.

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  • A second history, the Gesta Regum, is planned on a smaller scale and traces the fortunes of Britain from the days of Brutus to the year 1209.

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  • The significance of Olympia was larger and higher than the political fortunes of the Greeks who met there, and it survived the overthrow of Greek independence.

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  • The final blow to his fortunes came when he was decisively defeated by the French at Bouvines in July 1214.

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  • Even at the lowest ebb of his fortunes Christian had never lost hope of retrieving them, and between 1629 and 1643 the European situation presented infinite possibilities to politicians with a taste for adventure.

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  • It is true that the squire was a combatant while the page was not, and that many squires voluntarily served as squires all their lives owing to the insufficiency of their fortunes to support the costs and charges of knighthood.

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  • But its linen manufactures, begun early in the 18th century, gradually restored prosperity; and when other industries had taken root its fortunes advanced by leaps and bounds, and there is now no more flourishing community in Scotland.

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  • In the case of the Western Alps (minus the bit from the chain of Mont Blanc to the Simplon, which followed the fortunes of the Valais), a prolonged struggle for the Alpine region took place between the feudal lords of Savoy, the Dauphine and Provence.

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  • After the fall of the Empire he fled to England, but returned to France a year later to work for the fortunes of the prince imperial.

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  • The distinction with which he was received on his journey, the royal honours paid to him in Venice, and the jealous interference of the English ambassador in regard to his reception by the grandduke of Tuscany, show how great was the respect in which the exiled house was held at this period by foreign Catholic powers, as well as the watchful policy of England in regard to its fortunes.

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  • Paolo accepted the invitation, and spent the larger portion of his life, under three papacies, with varying fortunes, in the city of Rome.

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  • He began to hope that his earlier work, if recast and lightened, might share the fortunes of its successor; and at intervals throughout the next four years he occupied himself in rewriting it in a more succinct form with all the literary grace at his command.

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  • It was the first attempt at a comprehensive treatment of historic facts, the first to introduce the social and literary aspects of a nation's life as only second in importance to its political fortunes, and the first historical writing in an animated yet refined and polished style.2 While the History was in process of publication, Hume did not entirely neglect his other lines of activity.

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  • In 1700 it was incorporated as a township. The "old Connecticut path," the Boston-to-Worcester turnpike, was important to the early fortunes of Framingham Center, while the Boston & Worcester railway (1834) made the greater fortune of South Framingham.

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  • This connexion with the declining fortunes of Spain was disastrous to the well-being of the Belgian people, for during many years a close alliance bound together France and the United Provinces, and the Southern Netherlands were exposed to attack from both sides, and constantly suffered from the ravages of hostile armies.

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  • The treaty of Campo Formio (1797) and the subsequent treaty of Luneville (1801) confirmed the conquerors in the possession of the country, and Belgium became an integral part of France, being governed on the same footing, receiving the Code Napoleon, and sharing in the fortunes of the Republic and the Empire.

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  • His fortunes were presenting a most interesting problem when, on the 31st of December 1882, at his house in Ville d'Avray, near Sevres, he died by a shot from a revolver which accidentally went off.

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  • Later it became the capital of the Aghlabite princes, thereafter following the fortunes of the successive rulers of the country (see TUNISIA: History).

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  • of Lusignan, and shared in its fortunes.

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  • Another, Count Joachim, was attached to his brother's fortunes so long as he remained in the Danish service, was associated with him in representing Denmark at the congress of Vienna, and in 1815 was appointed ambassador at that court.

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  • After prolonged debates Grattan, on the 26th of May, spoke finally against the committal of the bill, ending with an impassioned peroration in which he declared, "I will remain anchored here with fidelity to the fortunes of my country, faithful to her freedom, faithful to her fall."

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  • It is in the form of a prophecy uttered by Cassandra, and relates the later fortunes of Troy and of the Greek and Trojan heroes.

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  • The fortunes of battle were somewhat fluctuating during the first half of 1863, but the beginning of July brought the Union forces decisive victories.

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  • However, in October 1139 Henry died suddenly, but his young son, Henry the Lion, was recognized at once as duke of Saxony, while his brother, Welf, upheld the fortunes of his house in Bavaria.

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  • Seeking to mend his failing fortunes, the Weif went to France to support his ally, the English king John, against Philip Augustus, and at the battle of Bouvin~s (July 27, 1214) memorable in the history alike of Germany, of England and of France, his fate was sealed, although until his death in May 1218 he maintained a desultory warfare against Frederick.

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  • Fredericks reign is one of great importance in the history of Austria and of the house of Habsburg, but under him the fortunes of Germany sank to the lowest possible point.

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  • But while on the whole the fortunes of the European war, both in the east and in the west, were unfavourable to the imperialists, Charles V.

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  • From 1663 it became a permanent body, and was attended only by the representatives of the princes and the cities; and from that time it occupied itself mainly with trifles, leaving the affairs of each state to be looked after by its own authorities, and those of the country generally to such fortunes as chance should determine.

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  • succeeded to the throne when the fortunes of his house were at a low ebb, and he continued the Thirty Years War, not in the hope of re-establishing the Roman Catholic religion or of restoring the imperial ~j7~~, authority, - but of remedying as far as he could the havoc caused by his fathers recklessness.

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  • His father's second wife, Elizabeth Farnese, was a managing woman, who had no affection except for her own children, and who looked upon her stepson as an obstacle to their fortunes.

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  • Some of the old houses were built by ship-owners before the War of Independence, and more were built during the first years of the 19th century when Salem privateersmen made so many fortunes.

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  • Styria appears at this time to have shared the fortunes of Austria, but it was claimed by Bela IV., king of Hungary, who conquered the land, and made a treaty with Ottakar in 1254 which confirmed him in its possession.

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  • The decline in the fortunes of the family, however, was to be arrested by Frederick's son, Maximilian, afterwards the emperor Maximilian I., who was the second founder The of the greatness of the house of Habsburg.

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  • Till 1630 the The ThirrY fortunes of Austria brightened under the active rule years' of Ferdinand, who was assisted by Maximilian of War.

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  • The fortunes of Austria never seemed brighter than in 1628 when Wallenstein began the siege of Stralsund.

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  • Treaty g 7 After a campaign of varying fortunes the Turks beat 1739.

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  • Upon the fortunes of war in the peninsula depended the ultimate issue of the revolutions so far as Austria was concerned.

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  • The appeal was now to arms; and the fortunes of the Habsburg monarchy were bound up with the fate of the war in Hungary (see Hungary: History).

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  • Convinced free-traders, they hoped by private energy to build up the fortunes of the country, parliamentary government - which meant for them the rule of the educated and well-to-do middle class - being one of the means to this end.

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  • Of his subsequent fortunes we know nothing, except that he was living in 559.

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  • When the vast field of the East was opened to Hellenic enterprise and the bullion of its treasuries flung abroad, fortunes were made on a scale before unparalleled.

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  • - Very different were the fortunes of Hellenism in those lands which became annexed to the Roman Empire.

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  • His widow followed the fortunes of Marie de' Medici, from whom she received many marks of favour, and was secretly married to Francois de Bassompierre, who joined her in conspiring against Cardinal Richelieu.

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  • After the death of the king he followed the fortunes of his friend and fellow-countryman Eumenes.

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  • His arms met with various fortunes; but on.

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  • Nine general engagements were fought with varying fortunes, though the place and date of two of them have not been recorded.

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  • A more heroic subject, and the only one in which he made a certain attempt to rival Firdousi, was selected by our poet for his third epopee, the Iskandarnama, or "Book of Alexander," also called Sharaf iama or Igbalnama-i-Iskandari (" The Fortunes of Alexander"), which is split into two divisions.

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  • Rabatta was murdered, the fugitive Uskoks returned to Zengg and piracy was resumed, with varying fortunes, until 1615, when a grosser outrage than usual led to open war between Venice and Austria.

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  • The overwhelming Liberal and Labour victory at the general election of 1906 began a new era in the fortunes of the party, and Lord Rosebery's individuality once more sank back from any position of prominence in regard to its new programme.

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  • That the Caledonians, like the later Scots, sometimes sought their fortunes in the south, is proved by a curious tablet of about A.D.

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  • If the Picts had been able to win and hold Scotland as far south as the historic border, the fortunes of the country would probably have been more or less like those of Ireland.

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  • especially Vassiliev, Anecdota Graeco-Byzantina) which follow the fortunes of the Byzantine emperors and their governments.

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  • After this comes a description of Tats'in, and then some account of the fortunes of the church in China.

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  • In the battle of Agra (1788) he restored the Mahratta fortunes, and made Mahadji Sindhia undisputed master of Hindostan.

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  • Apart from this concession, it is Assur who pre-eminently presides over the fortunes of Assyria.'

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  • She too, like Assur, was viewed as a war deity, and to such an extent was this the case that at times it would appear that she, rather than Assur, presided over the fortunes of the Assyrian armies.

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  • But to regard Hezekiah as a Jewish Pisistratus is to ascribe to the time a literary spirit of which the extant documents give no hint; the literature of the age was wholly occupied with the past history, the religious conditions and the political fortunes of the nation, subjects alien to the book of Proverbs.

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  • Hegel's fortunes were now at the lowest ebb.

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  • The inveterate local, one may perhaps say immediate, powers are felt to be nearer at hand than the national deity, who is more closely bound up with the changing national fortunes and with current philosophy.

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  • the later are coloured by religious reflection and show the characteristic tendency of the Old Testament to re-tell the fortunes of Israel in a form that lays ever-increasing weight on the work of Yahweh for his people.

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  • restored the fallen fortunes of his family, the Chalukyas were finally superseded by the Rashtrakutas about A.D.

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  • In the middle ages Messenia shared the fortunes of the rest of the Peloponnese.

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  • The real foundation of his fortunes was the success of a panegyric on St Louis delivered before the Academy in 1772, which caused him to be recommended for an abbacy.

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  • During the reign of the Omayyads a few large fortunes were made thus.

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  • It is true that he confined his interest to the fortunes of the city state and neglected the wider diffusion of the Greek culture, but this is after all merely a criticism of the title of the book.

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  • Of these Prantl's Geschichte der Logik im Abendlande (4 vols., 1855-1870), which traces the rise, development and fortunes of the Aristotelian logic to the close of the middle ages, is monumental.

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  • The fortunes of the societies are, however, of less importance than their leading doctrine.

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  • The line chosen to defend the fortunes of Italy implied a withdrawal of the right wing of the I.

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  • His fortunes, however, were not thereby seriously affected, for by this time his business capacity and organizing skill had enabled him to consolidate his position, in spite of the difficulties he had encountered not only from rival manufacturers but also from the working classes, who in 1779 displayed their antipathy to labour-saving appliances by destroying a large Trill he had erected near Chorley.

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  • Virginia remained in the hands of the reactionary party and was governed by men whose primary purpose was to "make their fortunes" at the expense of the colonials.

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  • Even the accession of William and Mary scarcely affected the fortunes of the "fifth kingdom," though Middle Plantation, a hamlet not far from Jamestown, became Williamsburg and the capital of the province in 1691, and the clergy received a head, though not a bishop, in the person of James Blair (1656-1743), an able Scottish churchman, who as commissary of the bishop of London became a counterpoise to the arbitrary governors, and who as founder and head of the College of William and Mary (established at Williamsburg in 1693) did valiant service for Virginia.

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  • Up to the time when he reaches Ithaca it moves on three distinct scenes: we follow the fortunes of Ulysses, of Telemachus on his voyage in the Peloponnesus, and of Penelope with the suitors.

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  • This post he resigned in 1534 on the election of Paul III., preferring to follow the fortunes of the Medicean princes.

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  • of France upon the entry of that king into Naples in 1495, thus showing that he was too ready to abandon the princes upon whose generosity his fortunes had been raised.

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  • The latter feeling ultimately triumphed; he condescended to accept in the dying days of Grenville's cabinet, and to retain through the "lutestring" administration of Lord Rockingham - "pretty summer wear," as Townshend styled it, "but it will never stand the winter" - the highly paid position of paymaster-general, refusing to identify himself more closely with its fortunes as chancellor of the exchequer.

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  • During the fourteen years following his first election, he was re-elected five times to the House and to the speakership; retiring for one term (1821-1823) to resume his law practice and retrieve his fortunes.

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  • The sudden death of his father in February 1578/9 necessitated Bacon's return to England, and exercised a very serious influence on his fortunes.

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  • As Bacon's conduct in this emergency seriously affected his fortunes and has been much misunderstood, it is necessary to state, as briefly as possible, the whole facts of the case.

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  • The queen delayed the appointment, and Bacon's fortunes, as they then stood, could ill brook delay.

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  • He had increased his reputation by the publication in 1597 of his Essays, along with which were the Colours of Good and Evil and the Meditationes Sacrae; but his private fortunes were in a bad condition.

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  • Bacon's private fortunes, during the period after the death of Essex, were not in a flourishing condition.

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  • Philosophy is altogether practical; it is of little matter to the fortunes of humanity what abstract notions one may entertain concerning the nature and the principles of things.'

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  • The Great Schism of 1811 marks in fact the lowest point to which the fortunes of the once powerful and popular Church in Wales had sunk; - in 1811 there were only English-speaking prelates to be found, whilst the abuses of non-residence, pluralities and even nepotism were rampant everywhere.

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  • He seems to have played an important part in guiding the fortunes of the city during the war begun by Shapur II.

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  • Athanagild himself is chiefly remembered for the tragic fortunes of his daughters Brunechildis and Gavleswintha, who married two Frankish brother kings, Sigebert and Chilperic. Athanagild died ("peacefully," as the annalist remarks) in 547.

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  • However, the fortunes of the Talmud in a hostile world now become part of the history of the Jews, and the many interesting vicissitudes cannot be recapitulated here.

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  • They direct the changing seasons, the wind and the rain; and the good and bad fortunes of individuals,.

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  • And from the social side the development of law, the influence of city life, the formation of priesthoods, the connexion of particular deities with the fortunes of dynasties or the vicissitudes of nations, the processes of migration, of conquest and political fusion, the deportations of vanquished peoples, even the sale of slaves to distant lands and the growth of trade and travel, all contribute to the processes which expand and modify different pantheons, and determine the importance of particular deities.

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  • Recovering from his malady, he had returned to his intrigues when an event happened which materially affected the fortunes of the Reformation.

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  • Thus terminated the last expedition against Assam by the Mahommedans, whose fortunes in this country were never prosperous.

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  • About this time the fortunes of his mother and sister and himself were threatened by the failure of the firm in Danzig.

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  • As soon as her fortunes began to mend she started a small home for poor girls at Ruel, which she afterwards moved to Noisy, and which was the nucleus of the splendid institution of St Cyr, which the king endowed in 1686, at her request, out of the funds of the Abbey of St Denis.

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  • His eldest son, Hamza Mirza, upheld his fortunes to the utmost of his power, reduced the rebel chieftains, and forced the Turks to make peace and retire; but he was stabbed to death by an assassin.

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  • When he was four-and-twenty he determined to seek his fortunes abroad, and made his way to Turkey, where, after practising medicine on his own account for a short time, he was appointed (in 1865) quarantine medical officer at Antivari.

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  • Pliny and Martial mention instances of enormous fortunes amassed by those who carried on this hateful calling.

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  • The transcendent genius of its author, the vitality and romantic fortunes of his doctrine, claim our warmest sympathies for Platonism.

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  • THEOPHANO (c. 95 6 -99 1), wife of the Roman emperor Otto II., was a daughter of the Eastern emperor Romanus II., and passed her early years amid the tragic and changing fortunes which beset the court of Constantinople.

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  • Authari's chief connexion with the fortunes of his people was an important, though an accidental one.

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  • Their cities went through the ordinary fortunes of most Italian cities.

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  • Whether Pope had really understood the tendency of his own work has always been doubtful, but there is no question that he was glad of an apologist, and that Warburton's jeu d'esprit in the long run did more for his fortunes than all his erudition.

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  • And history in Rome never lost either its social prestige or its intimate and exclusive connexion with the fortunes of the Roman people.

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  • The Roman annalist had not, like the Greek, to deal with the varying fortunes and separate doings of a number of petty communities, but with the continuous life of a single city.

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  • To the same general attitude is also due the omission by Livy of all that has no direct bearing on the fortunes of the Roman people.

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  • The fortunes of his house declined in his old age.

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  • The same causes made him unpopular with the Roman capitalists, whose sole object was the accumulation of enormous fortunes by farming the revenue of the provinces.

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  • (iii.) Another method of divination is by the aid of mental impressions; observation seems to show that by some process of this sort, akin to clairvoyance, fortunes are told successfully by means of palmistry or by laying the cards; for the same "lie" of the cards may be diversely interpreted to meet different cases.

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  • An attempt was made by the duke of Wellington in September 1830 to induce Palmerston to re-enter the cabinet,which he refused to do without Lord Lansdowne and Lord Grey, and from that time forward he may be said to have associated his political fortunes with those of the Whig party.

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  • Since its acquisition by the United States the history of Alaska has been mainly that of the evolution of its administrative system described above, and the varying fortunes of its fisheries and sealing industries.

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  • iWhen his fortunes were low, the patronage accorded to literature by the emperor Maurice (582) encouraged him to try writing history.

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  • But a change in his fortunes was at hand.

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  • who were using their official position among them to increase their private fortunes.

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  • In its early history it shared the fortunes of Byzantium, was taken by the satrap Otanes, vacillated long between the Lacedaemonian and the Athenian interests, and was at last bequeathed to the Romans by Attalus III.

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  • At this time, too (1819), its fortunes were vigorously fostered by Mountstuart Elphinstone, and in 1838 the population had risen to 236,000.

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  • Before the Roman supremacy it was one of the towns subject to Nuceria, and shared its fortunes up to the Social War; it seems to have joined in the revolt of 90 B.C. like Stabiae; and was reduced to obedience in the following year, when it seems to have received a colony.

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  • The conflict was prolonged with varying fortunes until in 1524 the dogged opposition of the Walachians triumphed in the sultan's recognition of Radu.

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  • The fortunes of the last have largely revolutionized the conditions and prospects of the south-western counties.

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  • A very small proportion of the white element consists of foreigners engaged in commercial and industrial pursuits, but they very rarely become permanently identified with the fortunes of the country.

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  • When the Carrara family succumbed in 1405, Este voluntarily surrendered to Venice and was allowed its independence, under a podesta; and thenceforth it followed the fortunes of Venetia.

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  • The Irish exile enlisted first the services of Maurice Fitzgerald and Robert Fitzstephen, two half-brothers, both noted fighting men, and afterwards those of Richard de Clare, earl of Pembroke, an ambitious and impecunious magnate of broken fortunes.

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  • Inland, the intruding barons and the Irish chiefs fought perpetually, with varying fortunes.

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  • Despite the chequered fortunes of his later years the reign of Edward had been a time of progress and prosperity for England.

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  • Wars between England and France had been many, since William the Conqueror~ first linked their fortunes together by adding his English kingdom to his Norman duchy.

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  • The nation was too proud to accept defeat, and persevered in the unhappy attempt to reverse the fortunes of war.

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  • Long before this last-named fight Henrys fortunes had begun to mend.

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  • The lowest point of her fortunes had been reached under the administration of Margaret of Anjou, during the weary years that preceded the outbreak of the civil wars in 1459.

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  • This struggle, the only continental war in which the first of the Tudors risked his fortunes, was not prosecuted with any great energy, and came to a necessary end when Anne, duchess of Brittany, in whose behalf it was being waged, disappointed her allies by marrying Charles VIII.

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  • No sooner had Campeggio started than the fortunes of war changed.

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  • The fate of the papal system in England was bound up with his personal fortunes.

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  • a Conservative government as preferable to his return to power, while many Liberals desired to entrust the fortunes of their party to the guidance of their former chief, LordJohn Russell.

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  • Cobden was offered, but declined, the presidency of the Board of Trade; and the post which he refused was conferred on a prominent free trader, who had associated himself with Cobdens fortunes, Milner Gibson.

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  • Even their characters are painted in different colors accbrding to their action on quite irrelevant questions, as, for instance, their benefactions to the monastery, to which the historian happens to belong, or to rival houses; and the character once determined by such considerations, history is made to point the moral of their fortunes, or their fate.

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  • Educated first in Spain and afterwards in France, the boy whose infancy had followed the fortunes of the imperial camp grew up a royalist and a Catholic. His first work in poetry and in fiction was devoted to the passionate proclamation of his faith in these principles.

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  • He had the style of his subjects; the amplitude, the weightiness, the laboriousness, the sense, the high flight, the grandeur, proper to a man dealing with imperial themes, with the fortunes of great societies, with the sacredness of law, the freedom of nations, the justice of rulers.

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  • died within its walls in -1124 till the union of the crowns in 1603 it was intimately associated with the fortunes of the Scottish monarchs.

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  • From this time till the collapse of Queen Mary's fortunes in 1568, Stirling almost shared with Edinburgh the rank and privileges of capital of the kingdom.

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  • Many years afterwards (1853) Disraeli took an active interest in The Press, a weekly journal of considerable merit but meagre fortunes.

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  • Though the fortunes of the Tory party were fast reviving under Peel's guidance, the victory was denied him on this occasion; but, for once, the return of the Whigs to power was no great disappointment for the junior member for Maidstone.

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  • Up to this time his old debts still embarrassed him, but now his private and political fortunes changed together.

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  • Amid all this the Tory fortunes sank rapidly, becoming nearly hopeless when Lord Palmerston, without appreciable loss of confidence on his own side, persuaded many Tories in and out of parliament that Conservatism would suffer little while he was in power.

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  • Of the condition of Attica in medieval and modern times little need be said, for it has followed for the most part the fortunes of Athens.

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  • Then after the battle of Leipzig he deserted the waning fortunes of the French emperor, and by a treaty made with Metternich at Fulda in November 1813 he secured the confirmation of his royal title and of his recent acquisitions of territory,.

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  • When they were united they were a formidable power, but, like other half-organized communities, they seldom combined for long together, and consequently they influenced but little the fortunes of the Greeks.

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  • The death of Mirabeau, to whose fortunes he had attached himself, was a great blow to him; but, promoted to the rank of lieutenant-general and commandant of Nantes, his opportunity came after the flight to Varennes, when he attracted attention by offering to march to the assistance of the Assembly.

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  • It bears the strongest likeness to the epic in all save its unversified form; in both are found, as fixed essentials, simplicity of plot, chronological order of events, set phrases used even in describing the restless play of emotion or the changeful fortunes of a fight or a storm, while in both the absence of digression, comment or intrusion of the narrator's person is invariably maintained.

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  • With an improved administration Turkey's fortunes in the war began to revive, and the reconquest of Belgrade late in 1690 was the last important event of the reign, which ended in 1691 by Suleiman's death.

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  • After fighting with varying fortunes he sought an ally in the English king, whom he supported during the baronial rising in 1173; then after this event he married Henry's half-sister Emma.

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  • 1502), French-Italian adventurer and statesman, belonged to the family of del Giudice, which came from Amalfi, and followed the fortunes of the Angevin dynasty.

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  • The little kingdom had great difficulty to maintain itself, and its varying fortunes are very obscure.

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  • Thus armed, and provided with gold extorted from his former subjects in Leinster, Dermod went to Bristol and sought the acquaintance of Richard de Clare, earl of Pembroke, a Norman noble of great ability but broken fortunes.

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  • The general election of 1910 placed the Liberal and Unionist parties in a position of almost exact equality in the House of Commons, and it was at once evident that the Nationalists under Mr Redmond's leadership would hold the balance of power and control the fortunes of Mr Asquith's government.

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  • At his side were his accomplices, men ready for anything, whose only hopes were bound up with his fortunes, such as Morny and Rouher; his paid publicists, such as Romieu the originator of the "red spectre"; his cudgel-bearers, the "Ratapoils" immortalized by Daumier, who terrorized the republicans.

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  • Driver, Genesis, p. i i r), where the character, fortunes or history of the apparent individual are practically descriptive of the people or tribe which, according to tradition, is named after or descended from him.

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  • Nevertheless, some allusion to national fortunes is reflected in the exaltation of Jacob (Israel) over Esau (Edom), and in the promise that the latter should break the yoke from his neck.

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  • In order to retake it Henry ceded the beautiful valley of the Sane and the Rhne to the German emperor Conrad, and henceforth the kingdom of Burgundy was, like Lorraine, to follow the fortunes of Germany.

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  • The Crusade ended in the double disaster of military defeat and martial dishonour (1147-1149); and Sugers death in 1151 deprived Louis of a counsellor who had exercised the regency skilfully and with success, just at the very moment when his divorce from Eleanor was to jeopardize the fortunes of the Capets.

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  • Happily an accident which caused Richards death at the siege of Chalus, and the evil imbecility of his brother and sue- Philip cessor, John Lackland, brilliantly restored the fortunes Augustus of the Capets.

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  • Neither the immense fortunes amassed by these men, nor the venality and robust vitality which made their families veritable races of ministers, altered the fact that De Lionne, Le Tellier, Louvois and Colbert were in themselves of no account, even though the parts they played were much more important than Louis XIV.

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  • Colbert, an agent of Le Tellier, the honest steward of Mazarins dishonest fortunes, had a future opened to him by cornert the fall of Fouquet (1661).

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  • This soon caused a frenzy of stock-jobbing, which disturbed the stability of private fortunes and social positions, and depraved customs and manners with the seductive notion of easily obtained riches.

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  • They found standing in their way the very man who had been the author of their fortunes, Louis XV.s tutor, uneasy in the exercise of a veiled authority; for the churchman Fleury knew how to wait, on condition of ultimately attaining his end.

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  • Although Brune and Massna retrieved the fight at Bergen and Zurich, and although the Allies lingered on the frontier as Coup they had done after Valmy, still the fortunes of the ~rtaf of Directory were not restored.

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  • Well knowing that his fortunes rested on the delighted acquiescence of France, Napoleon expected to continue indefinitely fashioning public opinion according to his pleasure.

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  • There are various accounts of the manner in which Theseus became possessed of her, and of her subsequent fortunes.

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  • The marriage of Maximilian of Austria with the heiress of Burgundy was to be productive of a change in the fortunes of that part of Frisia which lies between the Vlie and the Lauwers.

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  • shared the usual fortunes of an Oriental monarchy.

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  • If the fortunes of Aragon were to be followed in an outline of Spanish history, it would be necessary to wander as far as Athens and Constantinople.

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  • of Sicily into dire straits; but a change in the fortunes of war led to a settlement (June 1156) not advantageous to the papacy and displeasing to the emperor.

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  • In Babylonia and Assyria the cult centred largely and indeed almost exclusively in the public welfare and the person of the king, because upon his well-being and favour with the gods the fortunes of the country were dependent in accordance with the ancient conception of kingship (see J.

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  • But, as a general rule, medieval and Renaissance astrologers did not give themselves the trouble of reading the stars, but contented themselves with telling fortunes by faces.

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  • In 809 it was almost destroyed by Pippin, but in IIIo was made a city, remaining subject to Venice, whose fortunes it thenceforth followed.

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  • I, that passage actually brings the story of its fortunes to a close by relating the return of the ark from Philistine territory to the care of Abinadab and Eleazar at Kirjath-jearim (note the " Levitical " type of the names; Budde, Sam.

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  • 37 1, 43 6), though Louis in turn declined to accept a pension from Bonaparte, and later, in 1803, though his fortunes were at their lowest ebb, refused to abdicate at his suggestion and accept an indemnity.

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  • The services rendered by Eugene at the time of the coup d'etat of Brumaire (1799) and during the Consulate (1799-1804) served to establish his fortunes, despite the efforts of some of the Bonapartes to destroy the influence of the Beauharnais and bring about the divorce of Josephine.

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  • Frederick struggled hard to retrieve his fortunes, and for a while with success.

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  • A visit to Boston seems to have thoroughly confirmed the conclusion, to which reason had already led him, that he should cast in his fortunes with the colonists.

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  • What is known as to the fortunes of his histories, and the reputation they enjoyed, fully bears out this conclusion.

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  • Rome, determined its changeful fortunes.

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  • When the Bagdad caliphs lost control of their dominions, Edessa shared the fortunes of western Mesopotamia, changing with the rise and fall of Egyptian dynasties and Arab chieftains.

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  • His interest in the fortunes of foreign Jews led him to make several continental journeys on their behalf; he was one of the leading spirits of the Russo-Jewish Committee, of the International Jewish Society for the Protection of Women and of other philanthropic organizations.

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  • ailing fortunes of the Equitable Life.

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  • The Regeneration Framework provides the 30-year blueprint for dynamic and sustainable change in the landscape and fortunes of Corby.

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  • Even in the 19th century, the railroad age, British capitalists did not make vast fortunes out of them.

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  • colossal fortunes made by these families have a side effect.

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  • By the 1930s, the North Dock which had in the previous century been the center of the town's fortunes, was largely derelict.

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  • downturn in the fortunes of the church in parallel with the king!

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  • The fortunes of the RDX60 neatly encapsulated the company's fall from grace...

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  • Honda, Rover's partner for over a decade, were deeply entwined with Rover's fortunes.

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  • Roberts also enumerates the varied fortunes of Sassoon's personal relationships with his friends.

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  • Windfall fortunes have been handed to the few lucky fat cats in the right place at the right time.

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  • feature-length documentary filmed over three years, will follow the fortunes of a single family recently arrived in Britain.

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  • flagging fortunes.

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  • fluctuateious events have had fluctuating fortunes over the years with the West of England leading the way with its consistently high entry.

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  • The various events have had fluctuating fortunes over the years with the West of England leading the way with its consistently high entry.

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  • Over the next rebounding fortunes the most all of.

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  • It is part of an attempt to revive the fortunes of central Birmingham.

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  • Bristol's football teams enjoyed mixed fortunes over the weekend.

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  • With the release of new single ' Drowning ' they will be hoping to revive their recently flagging fortunes.

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  • Keep interested in your own career, however humble; it is a real possession in the changing fortunes of time.

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  • hyperspace jump, hoping to find a new trade route and earn their fortunes.

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  • inborn instincts of a feudal Lord, de Lascy paid most attention to the fortunes of his mortal descendants.

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  • instalmentt has been tipped to reverse the Mission Impossible franchise's struggling fortunes by replacing Tom Cruise in the fourth installment.

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  • I'd never have made it to 1998 a football fan if my teams fortunes and petty jealousy governed whether I enjoyed the game.

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  • Written and directed by Australian Greg McLean, Wolf Creek chronicles the fortunes of three backpackers as they travel in the remote outback.

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  • Industry remains pessimistic about domestic road freight market growth Sector analysis FTA's analysis by market sector reveals mixed fortunes.

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  • plentiful rain reversed the river's fortunes.

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  • rebounding fortunes the instead of digging camp business or.

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  • Would I run off with the money or would a handful of my friends make fortunes at the expense of .UK registrants?

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  • resuscitated the fortunes.

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  • What emerges is a tale of misspent fortunes and murderous revenge among the crumbling ruins of an old film set.

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  • reversal of fortunes may already be taking place.

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  • In short the US economy is in danger of undergoing a devastating reversal of fortunes.

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  • revival of fortunes?

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  • revival in fortunes for the restaurant brands, resulting in a substantial increase in shareholder value.

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  • revive the fortunes of this group.

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  • Last time I chatted with Peter Stringfellow his fortunes had again revived.

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  • The Local Economy More economic self-reliance will help to protect communities from the fluctuating fortunes of the global markets.

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  • With water the fortunes are reversed the toffee beats the tar.

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  • thirteenth century the fortunes of Bridport were on the up.

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  • transform the fortunes of Corby and its surrounding environs.

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  • So says ambitious manager Paul Weeks, who has already overseen a transformation in fortunes during his short spell at the club.

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  • turn around the fortunes of the recruiter which shares his name.. .

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  • His arrival sparked a remarkable turnaround in United's fortunes.

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  • turnaround in the fortunes of Binyamin Netanyahu, leader of the right wing Likud.

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  • Swimming upstream is easier Fortunes all depend on how far upstream chemicals companies are placed.

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  • upswing in the fortunes of the retail industry seems closer then further away.

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  • The expected upturn in England's fortunes following the final victory over Napoleon at Waterloo in 1815 never materialized.

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  • upturn in fortunes was not to last, however.

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  • Its fortunes have since waned due to the demise of local industry, much of which has disappeared.

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  • watermanwatermen made small fortunes charging $ 5 an hour to ferry sight-seers among the anchored warships.

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  • See Tadeusz Korzon, Fortunes and Misfortunes of John Sobieski (Pol.) (Cracow, 1898); E.

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  • The fortunes of Merope have furnished the subject of tragedies by Euripides (Cresphontes, not extant), Voltaire, Maffei and Matthew Arnold.

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  • Lohengrin's guide (the swan) was originally the little brother who, in one version of "the Seven Swans," was compelled through the destruction of his golden chain to remain in swan form and attached himself to the fortunes of one of his brothers.

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  • xl.-1v., that Israel's mission is to give the knowledge of religious truth to the other nations of the world; he goes so far as to say that Yahweh's object in restoring the fortunes of Israel is to establish his reputation among the nations as a powerful deity (xxxvi.

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  • The discovery of copper had a marked effect on the fortunes of South Australia at a time when the young colony was surrounded by difficulties.

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  • 1591), lord mayor of London, who, according to the accepted account, while apprentice to Sir William Hewett, clothworker and lord mayor in 1559, made the fortunes of the family by leaping from London Bridge into the river and rescuing Anne (d.

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  • The fortunes of the family were founded by Sir John Spencer (d.

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  • Soc., 3 vols., Dublin, 1879); also History of the Irish Confederation and the War in Ireland (Dublin, 1882); John O'Hart, Irish Pedigrees (Dublin, 1881); The Montgomery MSS., " The Flight of the Earls, 1607" (p. 767), edited by George Hill (Belfast, 1878); Thomas Carte, History of the Life of James, Duke of Ormonde (3 vols., London, 1 735); C. P. Meehan, Fate and Fortunes of Hugh O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone, and Rory O'Donel, Earl of Tyrconnel (Dublin, 1886); Richard Bagwell, Ireland under the Tudors, with an Account of the Earlier History (3 vols., London, 1885-1890); J.

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  • Sargon's statement is significant for the internal history; but unfortunately the biblical historians take no further interest in the fortunes of the northern kingdom after the fall of Samaria, and see in Judah the sole survivor of the Israelite tribes (see 2 Kings xvii.

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  • Shortly afterwards Nineveh fell, and with it the empire which had dominated the fortunes of Palestine for over two centuries (see § to).

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  • But the curtain is raised for too brief an interval to allow of more than a passing glimpse at the restoration of Judaean fortunes; not until the time of Nehemiah, about 140 years after the fall of Jerusalem, does the historical material become less imperfect.

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  • In central Italy the influence of the First Consul was paramount; for in 1801 he transformed the grand duchy of Tuscany into the kingdom of Etruria for the duke of Parma; and, seeing that that promotion added lustre to the fortunes of the duchess of Parma (a Spanish infanta), Spain consented lamely enough to the cession of Louisiana to France.

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  • 15), though long life, it is assumed, is one of the great blessings of man's lot; and in general there is no moral discrimination in the fortunes of men (viii.

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  • The fortunes of the book are not known in detail, but it is clear that its merciless criticism of life and its literary charm made it popular, while its scepticism excited the apprehensions of pious conservatives.

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  • In 1848 the town and district were annexed to Great Britain and thereafter followed the fortunes of the Orange river sovereignty (see Orange Free State).

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  • Both his father and his uncle William Campbell, who had together founded an important drapery business in Glasgow, left him considerable fortunes; and he assumed the name of Bannerman in 1872, in compliance with the provisions of the will of his maternal uncle, Henry Bannerman, from whom he inherited a large property in Kent.

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  • Of the Aeschylean and Euripidean tragedies only a few fragments remain; of the two by Sophocles, one is extant, the other, dealing with the fortunes of Philoctetes before Troy, is lost.

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  • PIETRO MOCENIGO, doge from 1474 to 1476, was one of the greatest Venetian admirals, and revived the fortunes of his country's navy, which had fallen very low after the defeat at Negropont in 1470.

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  • His fortunes suffered an eclipse upon the accession of Henry I., by whom he was imprisoned in deference to the popular outcry.

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  • In politics an extreme States'-Rights Democrat, he opposed the coercion of the South, and after the Civil War became senior counsel for Jefferson Davis on his indictment for treason, and was one of his bondsmen; these facts and O'Conor's connexion with the Roman Catholic Church affected unfavourably his political fortunes.

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  • 69-180), in 1678, was a new set of dialogues on physical questions, most of which he had treated in a similar fashion before; but now, in dealing with gravitation, he was able to fire a parting shot at Wallis; and one more demonstration of the equality of a straight line to the arc of a circle, thrown in at the end, appropriately closed the strangest warfare in which perverse thinker ever engaged.4 We must now turn back to trace the fortunes of Hobbes and his other doings in the last twenty years of his life.

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  • The war continued with varying fortunes for four years more in this quarter; while in the meantime an even fiercer struggle had begun in the mountainous region inhabited by the Lazi at the southeastern corner of the Black Sea (see CoLCHIs).

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  • If the genealogies associated it with Joseph the father of Ephraim and Manasseh, its fortunes were for a time bound up with the northern kingdom (see David).

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  • The diminutive form vasseletus, for the son of a vassal, after strange fortunes returned to something of its original sense of "household servant" in the modern "valet" (q.v.) (see also Vavassor).

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  • His faults are nowhere better shown than in his quarrel with John Adams. Three times, in order to accomplish ends deemed by him, personally, to be desirable, Hamilton used the political fortunes of John Adams, in presidential elections, as a mere hazard in his manoeuvres; moreover, after Adams became president, and so the official head of the party, Hamilton constantly advised the members of the president's cabinet, and through them endeavoured to control Adams's policy; and finally, on the eve of the crucial election of 1800, he wrote a bitter personal attack on the president (containing much confidential cabinet information), which was intended for private circulation, but which was secured and published by Aaron Burr, his legal and political rival.

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  • When have we seen so many fortunes made by so many so quickly?

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  • Thousands of people research alternative energy because a breakthrough will change the world and make fortunes.

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  • I do not wish to utilize the fortunes of war to humiliate an honored monarch.

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  • Is always going rebounding fortunes the instead of digging camp business or.

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  • Would I run off with the money or would a handful of my friends make fortunes at the expense of.uk registrants?

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  • To perform your please be advised resuscitated the fortunes.

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  • The next reversal of fortunes may already be taking place.

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  • Another Lancashire side with a famous past recently returned to the league - what are your feelings on Accrington Stanley 's revival of fortunes?

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  • Shannon is credited with leading a revival in fortunes for the restaurant brands, resulting in a substantial increase in shareholder value.

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  • His brief at the time was to revive the fortunes of this group.

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  • By the early thirteenth century the fortunes of Bridport were on the up.

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  • This is not a series of regeneration plans but one shared plan that will transform the fortunes of Corby and its surrounding environs.

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  • Published: 17 June 2003 Kelly vision Chris Kelly hopes to turn around the fortunes of the recruiter which shares his name...

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  • His arrival sparked a remarkable turnaround in United 's fortunes.

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  • The bombs have also brought a remarkable turnaround in the fortunes of Binyamin Netanyahu, leader of the right wing Likud.

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  • Month to month the fabled, longed-for upswing in the fortunes of the retail industry seems closer then further away.

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  • The expected upturn in England 's fortunes following the final victory over Napoleon at Waterloo in 1815 never materialized.

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  • The upturn in fortunes was not to last, however.

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  • Local watermen made small fortunes charging $ 5 an hour to ferry sight-seers among the anchored warships.

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  • These bankrupt celebrities have made their fortunes realizing their dreams of performing or becoming sports stars, then made foolish choices with their money or trusted the wrong individuals for financial advice.

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  • Although their fortunes have varied over the years, they are still a powerful team, setting records and doing their city proud.

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  • As guitar-driven music continued to rise in popularity throughout the 1970s, so did the fortunes of Guitar Center.

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  • This is because the fish's eyes never close and many believe this allows fish the ability to see all obstacles and good fortunes ahead.

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  • The hotel, which gets its name from the people, who settled in California to seek their fortunes in gold, is set in a building that has been standing since 1907.

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  • The major department stores on Fifth Avenue all spend small fortunes to create magical window decorations, many of which tell stories.

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  • Make fortune cookies with romantic thoughts on the slips of paper instead of traditional fortunes.

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  • Dogpile horoscopes give internet users a fun glimpse of their fortunes with the convenience of easy access, smooth use, and multiple other resources for a complete picture of what the future may hold.

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  • Other methods of free fortunes come in online formats where an individual can type a question into an Internet psychic-medium and wait for a divine answer.

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  • However, in 1901, the Lemp Family fortunes transformed into a curse when Frederick, the son and future heir of owner William Lemp, died of heart failure.

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  • Her fortunes changed when she was selected to be one of the professional dancers on Dancing with the Stars.

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  • Some bakeries and party favor companies, such as Fancy Fortune Cookies, will create fortune cookies with personalized fortunes.

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