Because if he is, he's either grossly mistaken, a damned liar or setting me up!
"Welcome back," was all he could say, grossly inappropriate for how strongly he'd felt her absence.
Yet in this matter Gibbon has been grossly misapprehended and misrepresented.
These negotiations ended when the pontiff grossly insulted the envoys of the king of Bohemia.
His court was grossly vicious.
English officers who saw him at Navarino describe him as short, grossly fat and deeply marked with smallpox.
He purified it from the grossly sensual elements of daeva worship, and uplifted the idea of religion to a higher and purer sphere.
It is pretty clear that the common accounts of the Renaissance and of the revival of learning grossly exaggerate the influence of the writers of Greece and Rome, for they produced no obvious rationalistic movement, as would have been the case had Plato and Cicero, Lucretius and Lucian, been taken really seriously.
This humane privilege was grossly abused, and thus gave rise to the slang phrase "to sham Abraham."
Trent") insisted indeed that it was a mistake to confuse astrology with fortune-telling, and maintained that it was a "physical science just as much as geology," depending like them on ascertained facts, and grossly misrepresented by being connected with magic. Dr Garnett himself looked upon the study of biography in relation to the casting of horoscopes as an empirical investigation, but it is difficult in practice to keep the distinction clear, to judge by present-day text-books such as those of Dr Wilde (Primer of Astrology, &c.).
In process of time it became one of the most hated and most grossly unequal taxes in the country, but, though condemned by all supporters of reform, it was not abolished until 1790.
The accounts given by some writers as to the profligacy and immorality in the monasteries are grossly exaggerated.
She may be a first class bitch—but if there isn't a legal custody fight or the child isn't reported in danger or grossly neglected, it's none of our business.
The public school system, established in 1846, never was universal, because of special legislation for various counties; public education was retarded during the Civil War and the Reconstruction period (when immense sums appropriated for schools were grossly mismanaged), but conditions gradually improved after 1875, especially through the concentration of schools.
His one act of wanton devastation, the clearing of the New Forest, has been grossly exaggerated.
He was recklessly impetuous in his temperament, coarse and grossly superstitious according to modern standards.
The chief religious purpose of the society was the worship of the generative powers of nature, and the ritual and ceremonies of initiation were grossly licentious.
The Areois travelled about, devoting their whole time to feasting, dancing (the chief dance of the women being the grossly indecent Timorodeementionedby Captain Cook), and debauchery, varied by elaborate realistic stage presentments of the lives and loves of gods and legendary heroes.
This was hardly done, however, before the panic of 1837 wiped out a large portion of the banks' assets; next came revelations of grossly careless and even of corrupt management, and in 1843 the banks were placed in liquidation.
The expectations were often grossly materialistic, as is evidenced by Papias's quotation as the words of the Lord of a group of sayings from the Apocalypse of Baruch, setting forth the amazing fruitfulness of the earth in the Messianic time.
That the ancients should have discovered an art of hardening bronze is grossly improbable, first because it is not to be hardened by any simple process like the hardening of steel, and second because, if they had, then a large proportion of the ancient bronze tools now known ought to be hard, which is not the case.
The criticisms are often excellent, and, even when grossly and provokingly unjust, well deserve to be studied.
In 1886, the year in which the Rand mines were discovered, President Kruger was by no means a popular man even among his own followers; as an administrator of internal affairs he had shown himself grossly incompetent, and it was only the specious success of his negotiations with the British government which had retained him any measure of support.
At the age of sixteen young Bahrdt, a precocious lad whose training had been grossly neglected, began to study theology under the orthodox mystic, Christian August Crusius (1715-1775), who in 1 757 had become first professor in the theological faculty.
administration was undoubtedly grossly unjust.
Hamilton was stoned at a public meeting in New York while speaking in defence of the treaty, and Washington was grossly abused for signing it.
The grossly idolatrous practices, however, still so largely prevalent in the Dravidian South, show how superficial, after all, that influence has been in those parts of India where the admixture of Aryan blood has been so slight as to have practically had no effect on the racial characteristics of the people.
Grossly ignorant of all that falls outside " the daily round, the common task," they are full of panicky fears in regard to this unknown, and the primary attitude of society towards it is sheer avoidance, taboo.
His determination to restrict the ambassadorial right of asylum, which had been grossly abused, was resented by Louis, who defied him in his own capital, seized the papal territory of Avignon, and talked loudly of a schism, without, however, shaking the pope in his resolution.
An instance of this, ludicrous while grossly tyrannical, is preserved in the records.
of Russia enabled him by the Act of Unity and Security (on the 17th of February 1789) to override the opposition of the rebellious and grossly unpatriotic gentry, and, with the approbation of the three lower estates, establish a new and revolutionary constitution, in which, though the estates still held the power of the purse, the royal authority largely predominated.
This established a central parliament at Vienna with very extensive powers, and introduced an electoral system which was grossly partial to the Germans.
The government of Count Taaffe, in recognition of this concession by the Bohemians, consented to remove some of the grossest anomalies connected with the electoral system of Bohemia, which had hitherto been grossly partial to the German minority of the population.
His book is, however, inaccurate and grossly partial.
The evaluation of the area of the curve had made Roberval famous in France, but Descartes considered that the value of his investigation had been grossly exaggerated; he declared the problem to be of an elementary nature and submitted a short and simple solution.
His wife, Catherine Maclean, who had previously been the wife of the earl of Argyll, was kept by Shane O'Neill as his mistress and bore him several children, though grossly ill-treated by her savage captor; Calvagh himself was subjected to atrocious torture"during the three years that he remained O'Neill's prisoner.
The Mussulmans of Backergunje are among the worst of their creed, steeped in ignorance and prejudice, easily excited to violence and murder, very litigious and grossly immoral.
He was grossly attacked by the Opposition in parliament and by irresponsible critics, of the type of Byron, outside; historians, bred in the atmosphere of mid-Victorian Liberalism, have re-echoed the cry against him and the government of which he was the most distinguished member; but history has largely justified his attitude.
Human birth in a grossly material body is partly due to the pre-temporal fall of souls; here we see in Origen the Greek, the dualist (mind and matter), the ascetic, and to some extent the kinsman of the Gnostics.
The agricultural labourer has preserved the uprightness, diligence and sobriety which characterize the Turkish peasant; but the richer inhabitants of the cities are grossly sensual.
The account thus given of the walls must be grossly exaggerated and cannot have been that of an eye-witness.
She may be a first class bitchâ€”but if there isn't a legal custody fight or the child isn't reported in danger or grossly neglected, it's none of our business.
Pregnant sows exhibit a grossly enlarged abdomen during the later stages of pregnancy.
The result of an INR test then was grossly abnormal, Mrs Y had peritonitis and was bleeding from her bowel.
Applied to the situation in Great Britain today, this of course sounds grossly alarmist.
To perpetuate racism and xenophobia through our media is not only antisocial and grossly irresponsible, it is well nigh criminal.
Persistent Love The people violated the covenant, we read in verse 20, violated it repeatedly and grossly.
When young,George was handsome and polished but it would seem he was bored with his life and quickly degenerated into a grossly fat debauchee.
Tension structure design is normally carried out in three stages: A 2D membrane is grossly deformed to create the correct 3D membrane shape.
Why, in short, was everything so slow, so expensive, so disorderly, so often grossly unjust?
I wouldn't want to use grossly disproportionate force of course.
This showed the stomach to grossly distended with a large food residue.
Both, of course, were grossly distorted by this.
His Master shook his head, the pupil had, he thought, grossly exaggerated.
Levels of state expenditure, taxation, and public debt are all grossly excessive.
Archeological finds confirm that these nations were grossly immoral and wicked.
Mr Brodie said: " We say that they adopted grossly improper means for fraudulently inflating votes cast in their favor.
Maps of the roads in the area are grossly inaccurate.
Of course one post is grossly inadequate to deal with all the duties relating to public paths.
Most boroughs were slow to take advantage of the 1835 Act and remained grossly inadequate until after 1856.
BT is, in my opinion, grossly incompetent.
One of these guarded treasures was a volume of grossly indecent verses by Voltaire, addressed to Frederick the Great.
By contrast, the labor power of millions of German men and women was squandered in grossly inefficient peasant farming.
The insolvency legislation allowed Trustees to wait indefinitely before realizing their interest in jointly owned property and this could be grossly inequitable.
This maybe a grossly exaggerated generalization of black men's infidelity and perhaps all black men shouldn't be painted with the same brush.
Putting in enough material to explain Markov models would have grossly inflated the chapter.
Many firms used grossly inflated forecasts to sell their policies.
On his own account what he did and said was grossly insensitive and unsympathetic.
However, in many cases, that is a grossly insufficient model.
It is grossly irresponsible of the Green lobby to play with people's livelihoods on the basis of a biased economic report.
lengthen the lifespan of such cells, possibly to immortality, without grossly affecting their observable phenotype.
Mr Henderson's attack was grossly misinformed and he appears to have totally missed the point, which I was making.
The remarks I made on News 24 about this were grossly misinterpreted.
misleadnough has come out to satisfy most people that parliament and the public were grossly misled by the government.
The confessions they offered add to the torrent of them from those who planned the Iraq war and then grossly mismanaged its searing aftermath.
Accepting he's telling the truth, the original article has undoubtedly grossly misrepresented what he said in interview.
misunderstandt another point of dogma, which is grossly misunderstood.
Serum ammonia levels during coma were grossly elevated at 327 mu mol/L (normal range 10-35 mu mol/L (normal range 10-35 mu mol/L ).
The only grossly negligent act came under the orders of Sir Ian Blair whom Im sure wouldnt disagree now in hindsight.
Most of the six stories here fell grossly overwritten, with their well trodden themes often overbearing and self-consciously told.
The work has been examined by the police officer who confirms that the IP has been grossly overcharged for the minimal work carried out.
Deaf students fail in Britain's grossly overcrowded public sector classrooms.
Indeed I suspect doctors grossly overestimate their capacity for altering patients decisions.
Immediately the camera's viewfinder showed a grossly overexposed image.
overpayecisions of the judges are final (no recounts or legal challenges by teams of grossly overpaid lawyers will be tolerated!
Warning: both the rooms and the bar are grossly overpriced.
oversellechnology has been grossly oversold by its proponents, not an unusual situation when substantial funding is being squabbled over.
oversimplifyexplanation given here will be grossly oversimplified.
If anything, many drivers believe that speed as a factor in accidents is grossly overstated.
She has lost weight as when she came in she was grossly overweight by about 10 kg.
But it must also be an aim to improve and enhance environmental quality in those areas already degraded or grossly polluted.
Council Tax is a grossly unfair tax - people are fed up with all the excuses and empty promises.
Grossly there is an enlarged proventriculus and possible liver changes.
He was diagnosed as a grossly perverted sexual psychopath and that this condition had substantially impaired his mental responsibility.
I'm being hugely and grossly unfair and employing needless sarcasm about this, aren't I?
To grossly simplify matters, one could even define online theater as hypertext plus live interaction.
Many people warned that Peto's previous work grossly underestimated the extent of the risk from asbestos.
underestimateit congratulated itself on observing no activity among Global Warming scaremongers during the big freeze, thereby grossly underestimating human ingenuity.
One of the scene's most talented and grossly underrated outfits.
And finally, with regards to security, the Justices found the prison to be grossly understaffed.
To say he's not a very nice man is to grossly understate just how villainously evil he really is.
The marginally younger Patrick Scott seems grossly undervalued by comparison, with work by him only occasionally selling above four figures.
Likewise, the flows of resources from Humanity's supposedly " common resource base " are grossly unequal.
Mr K Robinson: This is grossly unfair, Mr Speaker.
As well as being profoundly socially unjust, the Tories were also grossly inefficient.
It will be a law without effect because it will grossly violate a fundamental human right.
A man of unnatural passions and grossly superstitious, he was an ardent lover of nature.
109, p. 89 a Bekker), but his statements are such as to prove conclusively that he must have had a corrupt copy, or read very carelessly, or grossly misunderstood Clement.
The queen's conduct towards Lady Flora was kind and sisterly from the beginning to the end of this painful business; but the scandal was made public through some indignant letters which the marchioness of Hastings addressed to Lord Melbourne praying for the punishment of her daughter's traducers, and the general opinion was that Lady Flora had been grossly treated at the instigation of some private court enemies.
Living in the grossly animal court of the empress Elizabeth, bound to a husband whom she could not but despise and detest, surrounded by suitors, and entirely uninfluenced by religion, Catherine became and remained perfectly immoral in her sexual relations to men.
He maintained with full conviction to the end of his life a grossly erroneous hypothesis of the tides, early adopted from Andrea Caesalpino; the " triplicate " appearance of Saturn always remained an enigma to him; and in regarding comets as atmospheric emanations he lagged far behind Tycho Brahe.
Venality and the extortion of the tax-gatherer flourished anew after the departure of Gordon, while the feebleness of his successors inspired in the Baggara a contempt for the authority which prohibited them pursuing their most lucrative traffic. When Mahommed Ahmed (q.v.), a Dongolese, proclaimed himself the long-looked-for Mandi (guide) of Islam, he found most of his original followers among the grossly superstitious villagers of Kordofan, to whom he preached universal equality and a community of goods, while denouncing the Turks 2 as unworthy Moslems on whom God would execute judgment.
I 'm being hugely and grossly unfair and employing needless sarcasm about this, are n't I?
The examples grossly misrepresent van Helmont, however, and subvert what we might want to convey about the nature of science.
Last month it congratulated itself on observing no activity among Global Warming scaremongers during the big freeze, thereby grossly underestimating human ingenuity.
Many people warned that Peto 's previous work grossly underestimated the extent of the risk from asbestos.
One of the scene 's most talented and grossly underrated outfits.
In most societies, women are grossly underrepresented in government.
To say he 's not a very nice man is to grossly understate just how villainously evil he really is.
Likewise, the flows of resources from Humanity 's supposedly " common resource base " are grossly unequal.
It is grossly unfair to blame car users for this.
Nations and people groups under long-term oppression usually remain grossly underdeveloped.
Reps for Swayze are claiming that this story is grossly exaggerated and that although he does have pancreatic cancer, the actor continues to be in good health, considering.
The previous recommendation of 200 IU was scorned by many experts including the Vitamin D Council as grossly insufficient.
Why does OSA remain grossly under-diagnosed?
The degree of aggressiveness during each episode is grossly out of proportion to any stresses.
As a child, even minor injustices probably seemed grossly unfair.
These grossly inflated numbers don't harm anyone, until you start basing diet decisions on them.
People often tend to grossly overestimate the calories burned during exercise and overcompensate by eating more calories because they think that they can.
If an organization is grossly negligent or intentionally took part in misconduct that caused the injury they can still be sued for the personal injury.
It established that all Italian cabinets since 1880 had grossly neglected the state banks; that the two preceding cabinets had been aware of the irregularities committed by Tanlongo; that Tanlongo had heavily subsidized the press, paying as much as 20,000 for that purpose in 1888 alone; that a number of deputies, including several ex-ministers, had received from him loans of a considerable amount, which they had apparently made no effort to refund; that Giolitti had deceived the Chamber with regard to the state banks, and was open tosuspicion of having,after the arrest of Tanlongo, abstracted a number of documents from the latters papers before placing the remainder in the hands of the judicial authorities.
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