The security of the kingdom was sensibly promoted by the erection of a cordon of fortresses on its north-eastern borders, and a blow was given to foreign interference when Casimir succeeded in gaining dominant influence over the independent Polish principality of Masovia, which had hitherto gravitated between Bohemia and the Teutonic Order.
Thus both Abelard and Peter Lombard, in the interest of the immutability of the divine :substance (holding that God could not "become" anything), gravitated towards a Nestorian position.
The industry gravitated to New Zealand, and finally died out, chiefly through the wasteful practice of killing the calves to secure the capture of the mothers.
From that time Russia gravitated slowly towards an alliance with France, and sought to create a counterpoise against the Triple Alliance of Germany, Austria and Italy.
The civil service gravitated into the hands of a clique.
He thus gravitated more towards Cromwell and the army party, but he took no part either in the disputes between the army and the parliament or in the trial of the king.
Henceforward the best of Greek art, philosophy, and literature gravitated to Athens, and with their concentration and consequent development came a general and growing demand for teaching.
after the disasters of the Seven Years' War, gravitated towards the court again and contributed, by his energy and eloquence, to uphold the tottering Hats for several years.
Quite a lot of young people gravitated toward these clubs but in no way did it reach the majority of youngsters who had nothing.
gravitated toward theater, exhibition and film, where he now works as a designer, artist and painter.
gravitated toward acoustic guitar and started to adopt Drake's more complex guitar techniques.
gravitated down into the flesh.
I've said that I rather naturally gravitated toward sound.
Even in those days I always gravitated toward the audio side of the equation.
gravitated back to railways.
gravitated increasingly to psychoanalysis to give me insights along these lines and also use it to inform the methods I use.
Known for being a tomboy as a child, she gravitated towards androgynous fashion instead of frilly dresses and high heels.
She created the first video from a baby's perspective and found almost immediate success as other parents gravitated towards the company's products.
It was very naturally a movement for disaffected teens and twenty-somethings, although younger teens gravitated towards it as well.
As jeans became more popular in the 1960s, with nearly everyone wearing them, it was no wonder that a lot of hippies gravitated towards men's denim vests to add to their look.
This region is probably known more for Sauternes-like golden-white wines but many gravitated toward reds a la the other Bordelaise.
If you've always gravitated toward a more modest swim suit, consider purchasing sheer one piece bathing suits in the future.
The network has lost favor with North American users who have gravitated to newer social networks such as Facebook.
A few weeks later Dean was discharged from the service and he gravitated back to Parkside and, temporarily he thought, to Collingswood Avenue.
In general Grattan supported the government for time after 1782, and in particular spoke and voted for the stringent coercive legislation rendered necessary by the Whiteboy outrages in 1785; but as the years passed without Pitt's personal favour towards parliamentary reform bearing fruit in legislation, he gravitated towards the opposition, agitated for commutation of tithes in Ireland, and supported the Whigs on the regency question in 1788.
He was elected as a deputy for Paris to the Legislative Assembly, where he gravitated more and more towards the extreme left; he was a member of several committees, and, when a member of the diplomatic committee, presented a famous report demanding that the nation should be declared to be in danger (Iith June 1 793).
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