Furthered sentence example

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  • His art studies were also furthered by a short visit to Dresden.
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  • While the extirpation of the cult of Baal was furthered in Israel by Jonadab the Rechabite, it was the " people of the land " who undertook a similar reform in Judah.
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  • The obsequious authorities at Milan at once furthered his design by sending an address to him, by requesting the establishment of royalty, and on the 15th of March 1805 by offering the crown to him.
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  • At most, therefore, it may be admitted that the Crusades contributed to the dissolution of feudalism by putting property on the market and disturbing the validity of titles; that they aided the development of towns by vastly increasing the volume of trade; and that they furthered the growth of scholasticism by bringing the West into contact with the mind of the East.
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  • In 1829 he furthered the secession of Venezuela from the republic of Colombia, and he became its first president (1830-1834).
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  • The insurrection of Bosnia against the Turks only served to increase party discords: for though it aroused the keenest sympathy of all Serbs and Croats, and thus furthered the sense of racial affinity, it gave rise to rival claims upon Bosnia which could be exploited in the interest of Vienna and Budapest.
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  • Moreover, he employed comparatively few obsolete inflexions, and his work no doubt furthered the adoption of the Midland dialect as the acknowledged literary instrument.
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  • In 1899 twenty-six states met at the Hague and began the work, which was continued at the second conference in 1907, and furthered by the Maritime Conference of London of 1908-1909.
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  • From about the 4th century certain psalms began to be grouped together, a process that was furthered by the monastic practice of daily reciting the 150 psalms. This took so much time that the monks began to spread it over a week, dividing each day into hours, and allotting to each hour its portion of the Psalter.
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  • He was a weak and incapable sovereign, but the very exaggerated accusations against him, which are found principally in the works of older historians, are mainly due to the fact that the king and to a larger extent his queen, Sophia, for a time furthered the cause of church reform, thus incurring the displeasure of Romanist writers.
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  • He took a prominent part as a Whig in politics (serving as mayor in 1851), and, impelled by his strong anti-slavery views, actively furthered the work of the "Underground Railroad," of which Detroit was one of the principal "transfer" points.
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  • The commerce of the country is furthered by upwards of 2000 m.
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  • This game of see-saw between the Politiques and the League furthered his secret ambition, but also the dissolution of the kingdom; and the pressure of public opinion, which desired an effective monarchy, put an end to this temporizing policy and caused the convocation of the states- general in Paris (December 1592).
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  • Ambrose's intense episcopal consciousness furthered the growing doctrine of the Church and its sacerdotal ministry, while the prevalent asceticism of the day, continuing the Stoic and Ciceronian training of his youth, enabled him to promulgate a lofty standard of Christian ethics.
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  • The municipality furthered Wagner's scheme in every way, and in May 1872 the foundation stone of the Festspielhaus was laid, the event being commemorated by a notable performance of Beethoven's Choral Symphony in the old opera-house.
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  • The trade of the country is furthered by its excellent roads, its navigable rivers and its railways (165 m.), which are worked in connexion with the Prussian system.
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  • The composition of the makeup causes it to "cling" to flakes, leaving a furthered accentuation of the skin problem at hand.
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  • Reynolds was named "The Sexiest Man Alive" by People magazine in 2010, and his appearance in a skin-tight body stocking for the film The Green Lantern has only furthered his appeal.
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  • Their success at the time was furthered by the birth of MTV and music videos; a format which made Boy George's outrageous appearance a selling point for the band.
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  • She not only furthered her career, but also escaped the unrest in her native Colombia after her older brother was murdered in 1998 during a kidnapping attempt.
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  • The confusion is furthered by the fact that the discs for Wii games look a lot like regular DVD movies.
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  • The popularity of the material only furthered Burberry's stronghold on the fashion industry.
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  • Some fifty years later, Isidor Rabi furthered the concept by developing a system of magnetic resonance timekeeping.
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  • Roberts furthered the "set point" theory with his own theory of "taste calorie association".
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  • A growing fan base began to collect on both sides of the pond and after the success of the song "Strangelove", the popular album Music For The Masses (1987) only furthered the attention.
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  • She has tackled several other projects that have expanded her horizons beyond reality television, and furthered her interest and experience in fashion.
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  • Lex's obsessions with Clark and Lana furthered that divide.
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  • Many of the Star Trek cast members have gone on to be directors or have furthered their acting careers.
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  • He was content that ecclesiastical supremacy should be with the civil power, and he believed that the work of the Reformation would in that way be best preserved and furthered.
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  • When in July of that year Rockingham gave place to Chatham, Conway retained his office; and when Chatham became incapacitated by illness he tamely acquiesced in Townshend's reversal of the American policy which he himself had so actively furthered in the previous administration.
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  • Moreover, his works on natural history doubtless furthered the progress among the Greeks of sciences tributary to medicine, though the only specimens of such works which have come down to us from the Peripatetic school are those of Theophrastus, who may be considered the founder of the scientific study of botany.
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  • On the other hand, by the application of the principles he thus elucidated he furthered to an immense extent the employment of electricity for the purposes of daily life.
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  • He established a library at Salzburg, furthered in other ways the interests of learning, and presided over several synods called to improve the condition of the church in Bavaria.
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  • In 1878 the introduction of the so-called " National Policy " of protection furthered the growth of manufactures.
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  • He encouraged the study of Sanskrit, and furthered schemes for the enlightenment and amelioration of the Hindus.
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  • In the year of his accession he abolished an old edict concerning the censorship. He also furthered in many ways the internal administration of the state, and especially that of the finances.
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  • As a follower of the ideas of Friedrich List, he furthered the foundation of the Zollverein in the year 1833 and the making of canals.
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  • The sophists furthered the transition from dialectic to logic in two ways.
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  • The bitterness of his outspoken invective against the clergy, against all priestcraft and priesthood, was a new feature in deistic literature, and injured the author more than it furthered his cause.
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  • Isabella was induced to abdicate in Paris on 25th June 1870 in favour of her son, Alphonso XII., and the cause of the restoration was thus much furthered.
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  • The very multiplication of offices, so noticeable at this time, furthered this triumph of feudalism by multiplying the links of personal dependence, and neutralizing more and more the direct action of the central authority.
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  • He greatly furthered the general knowledge of antiquity by the purchase of the papyrus discovered at Fayum, which was called, after him, the " Rainer papyrus."
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  • The same policy of fusion was furthered by the great marriage festival at Susa, when Alexander took two more wives from the Persian royal house, married a number of his generals to Oriental princesses, and even induced as many as he could of the rank-and-file to take Asiatic wives.
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  • The perfection of refrigeration in over-sea carriage, which has done so much to extend the markets for Australian beef and mutton, has also furthered the expansion of dairying, there being an annual output of over 160 million lb of butter, valued at £6,000,000; of this about 64 million lb, valued at £2,500,000, is exported annually to British markets.
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