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  • It is soft and harmonious, being highly vocalic in structure.

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  • From this it follows that ultimate or absolute reality is to be sought not beyond the region of experience, but in the fullest and most harmonious statement of the facts of our experience.

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  • If less ornate than that of Oudenarde it is more harmonious in its details.

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  • If less ornate than that of Oudenarde it is more harmonious in its details.

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  • The voices grew in harmonious triumphant strength, and Petya listened to their surpassing beauty in awe and joy.

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  • Something in his imperturbable, kindly presence, his angelic look, his musical voice, his commanding style of thought and speech, announced him as the possessor of the great secret which many were seeking - the secret of a freer, deeper, more harmonious life.

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  • A similar festal intention in design and colouring, with similar mastery in passages and even less sense of harmonious relations in the whole, is apparent in a second important picture painted by Darer at Venice, "The Virgin and Child with the Goldfinch," formerly in the collection of Lord Lothian and now at Berlin.

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  • True a completely harmonious world whether of theory or of practice remains an ideal.

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  • Many of these Indian grass-mats are admirable examples of elegant design, and the colours in which they are woven are rich, harmonious and effective in the highest degree.

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  • Down then to their common definition of pleasure as activity the three treatises present a harmonious system of morals, consistently with one another, and with the general philosophy of Aristotle.

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  • The harmonious relations which subsisted between the two branches of the Wettins were disturbed by the interference of Maurice in Cleves, a proceeding distasteful to the Saxon elector, John Frederick; and a dispute over the bishopric of Meissen having widened the breach, war was only averted by the mediation of Philip of Hesse and Luther.

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  • "Ozheg-zheg, Ozheg-zheg..." hissed the saber against the whetstone, and suddenly Petya heard an harmonious orchestra playing some unknown, sweetly solemn hymn.

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  • The centuries of labour and self-sacrifice involved in the making of this complete and harmonious system of combined defence and reclamation are better imagined than described, and even at the present day the evidences of the struggle are far less apparent than real.

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  • It is evident, however, that if logic deals with conceptions which may be considered constitutive of knowledge as such, and if ethics deals with the harmonious realization of human life, which is the highest known form of existence, both sciences must have a great deal of weight in the settling of the general question of metaphysics.

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  • The arched passage-way is very symmetrical, varying in height from 19 to 35 ft., and famous for its musical reverberations - not a distinct echo, but an harmonious prolongation of sound for from 10 to 30 seconds after the original tone is produced.

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  • The coloring, harmonious but subdued in tone, held a place altogether secondary to that of the outline, and was frequently omitted altogether, even in the most famous works.

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  • As in every large household, there were at Bald Hills several perfectly distinct worlds which merged into one harmonious whole, though each retained its own peculiarities and made concessions to the others.

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  • Some of the poems are faultless, after their kind, flowing from the first stage to the last, lucid in thought, vivid in diction, harmonious in their pensive melody.

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  • The present dome and the drum on which it stands, masterpieces of graceful line and harmonious proportion, were very important alterations from the earlier scheme.

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  • He showed that from each individual shell of an ammonite the entire ancestral series may be reconstructed, and that, while the earlier shell-whorls retain the characters of the adults of preceding members of the series, a shell in its own adult stage adds a new character, which in turn becomes the pre-adult character of the types which will succeed it; finally, that this comparison between the revolutions of the life of an individual and the life of the entire order of ammonites is wonderfully harmonious and precise.

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  • Such then was the method of composition by which Aristotle began in early manhood to write his philosophical works, continued them gradually and simultaneously, combined shorter discourses into longer treatises, compared and connected them, kept them together in his library without publishing them, communicated them to his school, used the co-operation of his best pupils, and finally succeeded in combining many mature writings into one harmonious system.

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  • Now beauty, in Edwards's view, always consists in a harmonious relation in the elements involved, an agreement of being with being.

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  • Such then was the method of composition by which Aristotle began in early manhood to write his philosophical works, continued them gradually and simultaneously, combined shorter discourses into longer treatises, compared and connected them, kept them together in his library without publishing them, communicated them to his school, used the co-operation of his best pupils, and finally succeeded in combining many mature writings into one harmonious system.

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  • The Old Testament presents very varied teaching on this subject without attempting to co-ordinate its doctrines in a harmonious system.

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  • The alliance which he then concluded with Denmark bound the two northern realms together in a common foreign policy, and he sought besides to facilitate their harmonious co-operation by every means in his power.

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  • The chief adviser of Theodoric, the East Gothic king in Italy, he accepted with ardour that monarch's great scheme, if indeed, he did not himself originally suggest it, of welding Roman and Goth together into one harmonious state which should preserve the social refinement and the intellectual culture of the Latin-speaking races without losing the hardy virtues of their Teutonic conquerors.

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  • The chief adviser of Theodoric, the East Gothic king in Italy, he accepted with ardour that monarch's great scheme, if indeed, he did not himself originally suggest it, of welding Roman and Goth together into one harmonious state which should preserve the social refinement and the intellectual culture of the Latin-speaking races without losing the hardy virtues of their Teutonic conquerors.

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  • In 153(3 the emperor found himself in a position to visit Germany - once more, and summoned the diet to meet at Augsburg, with the hope of settling the religious differences and bringing about harmonious action against the Turk.

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  • Further, it is increasingly felt that ethical judgments do not depend on reason alone, but involve every element in our character; and that the real problem of practical morality is to establish a harmonious balance between the intelligence and the feelings - to make a man's "I think this is right" correspond with his "I feel that it is so."

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  • The Ehsts, who resemble the Finns of Tavastland, have maintained their ethnic features, their customs, national traditions, songs and poetry, and their harmonious language.

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  • and Louis, afterwards the emperor Louis IV., ruled their duchy in common; but as their relations were never harmonious a division of Upper Bavaria was made in 1301, by which Rudolph received the land east of the Isar together with the town of Munich, and Louis the district between the Isar and the Lech.

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  • Nor in Berkeley are these divergent features ever united into one harmonious whole.

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  • Khmer decoration, profuse but harmonious, consists chiefly in the representation of gods, men and animals, which are displayed on every flat surface.

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  • This, whether done at Milan or at Florence, is in any case a typically perfect and harmonious example of the master's Milanese manner; while in the other composition with the lamb the action and attitude of the Virgin are somewhat strained, and the original relation between her head and her mother's, lovely both in design and expression, is lost.

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  • After one or two harmonious interviews, the king advanced a claim for the payment of the quit rents for Anamabo fort and Cape Coast castle, rents the major part of which the Fanti had induced the British to pay to them, leaving only a nominal sum for transmission to Kumasi.

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  • The interior is fine, harmonious and restrained, painted in white and grey, while the colouring of the exterior is less pleasing.

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  • Modern literature has nothing nobler, nothing more harmonious in the declamatory style than these three patriotic effusions.

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  • The interior is fine, harmonious and restrained, painted in white and grey, while the colouring of the exterior is less pleasing.

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  • This phase may be considered as beginning after the establishment of Elean supremacy in 572 B.C. And so to the last Olympia always remained a central expression of the Greek ideas that the body of man has a glory as well as his intellect and spirit, that body and mind should alike be disciplined, and that it is by the harmonious discipline of both that men best honour Zeus.

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  • The imperial railway board (Reichseisenbahnamt), the chief official of which has the title of president, deals exclusively with the management of the railways throughout the empire, in so far as they fall under the control of the imperial authorities in respect of laws passed for their harmonious interworking, their tariffs and the safety of passengers conveyed.

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  • The harmonious working of the constitution depends on the union of policy between the empire and Prussia, ~ for it is the power of Prussia which gives strength to pmp!re.

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  • The most comprehensive view of Rosmini's philosophical standpoint is to be found in his Sistema filosofico, in which he set forth the conception of a complete encyclopaedia of the human knowable, synthetically conjoined, according to the order of ideas, in a perfectly harmonious whole.

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  • The female figure is largely made use of, and rich and harmonious colours are sought, the glitter of metal being invariably subdued by deadening its lustre, or by patinas and oxides.

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  • In England buildings of Norman Shaw and Ernest George demanded quiet and harmonious metalwork; and the custom of these architects of superintending and designing every detail, even for interiors, created the supply.

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  • The system represents a harmonious combination of two factors, one of popular origin, the other the outcome of speculation in the schools attached to the temples of Babylonia.

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  • It is of course a postulate that all truths harmonize, but to give the harmonious whole in a projection in one plane is an undertaking whose adequacy in one sense involves an inadequacy in another.

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  • A thoroughly healthy, well-balanced, harmonious nature, accepting life as it came, with all its joys and sorrows, and living it beautifully and hopefully, without canker and without uncharity.

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  • They adopted the growing feudal doctrines of France, and worked them, both in Normandy and in England, into a harmonious system.

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  • Thus the great attempt on the part of Athens to lead a harmonious league of free Greek states for the good of Hellas degenerated into an empire which proved intolerable to the autonomous states of Greece.

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  • But its flora is the richest in Europe, and combines with the brilliant sunshine, the vivid but harmonious costumes of the peasantry, and the white or paletinted houses to compensate for any such deficiency.

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  • Each of the three must have been regarded in his centre as the most important member in a larger or smaller group, so that their union in a triad marks also the combination of the three distinctive pantheons into a harmonious whole.

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  • They are, however, identical with the earlier ones in spirit, and make with them a harmonious whole - a book which has hardly been second in influence to any of the modern world.

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  • A variety of reasons were leading to a rupture in the harmonious relations between Frederick and Henry, whose increasing power could not escape the emperor's notice, and who showed little inclination to sacrifice his interests in Germany in order to help the imperial cause in Italy.

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  • Why do bodies exist, with all these conditions, so similar yet different - that is, in so harmonious an order?

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  • As philosopher, politician, historian, essayist, orator, he aimed at lucid and harmonious expression - not, indeed, neglecting the importance of the material he undertook to treat, but approaching his task in the spirit of an artist rather than a thinker or a man of action.

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  • What remains to be done is, not to explain how such a world manages to be what it is, nor how we came to form these notions, but merely this - to expel from the circle and totality of our conceptions those abstract notions which are inconsistent and jarring, or to remodel and define them so that they may constitute a consistent and harmonious view.

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  • As philosopher, politician, historian, essayist, orator, he aimed at lucid and harmonious expression - not, indeed, neglecting the importance of the material he undertook to treat, but approaching his task in the spirit of an artist rather than a thinker or a man of action.

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  • What remains to be done is, not to explain how such a world manages to be what it is, nor how we came to form these notions, but merely this - to expel from the circle and totality of our conceptions those abstract notions which are inconsistent and jarring, or to remodel and define them so that they may constitute a consistent and harmonious view.

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  • 2 From the fundamental principle of virtual velocities, which thus acquired a new significance, Lagrange deduced, with the aid of the calculus of variations, the whole system of mechanical truths, by processes so elegant, lucid and harmonious as to constitute, in Sir William Hamilton's words, "a kind of scientific poem."

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  • Logical in its derivatives and in its grammatical structure, the Magyar language is, moreover, copious in idiomatic expressions, rich in its store of words, and almost musical in its harmonious intonation.

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  • The subordination never was, and never will be, effected except by means of a religion, and a religion, to be final, must include a harmonious synthesis of all our conceptions of the external order of the universe.

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  • They have undoubtedly a fine sense of color, and a similarly delicate and subtle feeling for harmonious blending of brilliant and sober hues.

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  • Fresh knowledge, new forces and faculties, have to be acquired by positive and strenuous efforts, while, on the other hand, delusions and superstitions are to be abandoned by an attitude of conscious neglect; or to use the phraseology of the Hindus, Avidyd, nescience - the mental state of the unenlightened - through which the individual energies are scattered and dissipated in futile effort, is gradually replaced by Vidyd, the higher wisdom which dispels the darkness of the mind, awakens our latent faculties and concentrates our efforts in the direction of that harmonious union, which ultimately results in Nirvana.

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  • In the interest of euphony some harmonious sound is needed to bridge the great gap which almost always exists between the bass and the upper instruments, but this filling out must be of the softest and most atmospheric kind.

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  • But there is a wealth of verbal derivatives, the vocabulary is copious, and the intonation harmonious.

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  • The coloured glass is usually not of one bright colour throughout, but semi-transparent and marbled; the colours in many instances are singularly fine and harmonious.

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  • We must, therefore, assume a number of independent sources put together by an editor or else that the book is on the whole the work of one author who made use of independent writings but failed to blend them into one harmonious whole.

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  • chap. ii., which unmistakably foreshadows Darwin's idea of a struggle for existence, we read: " Among millions of creatures whatever could preserve itself abides, and still after the lapse of thousands of years remains in the great harmonious order.

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  • His idea of the universe was essentially Pythagorean and Platonic. He started with the conviction that the arrangement of its parts must correspond with certain abstract conceptions of the beautiful and harmonious.

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  • In 1696 the first church charter in New York was granted to the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church (now the Collegiate Church) of New York City; at this time there were Dutch ministers at Albany and Kingston, on Long Island and in New Jersey; and for years the Dutch and English (Episcopalian) churches alone received charters in New York and New Jersey - the Dutch church being treated practically as an establishment - and the church of the fort and Trinity (Episcopalian; chartered 1697) were fraternally harmonious.

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  • As professional story-tellers many Moors are remarkable, but the national music is monotonous and not very harmonious.

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  • with the incapacity of two kings born and bred in a foreign country to take aleading part in English affairs, completed the change which had been effected when William first entrusted the conduct of government to a united cabinet~ There was now for the first time a prime minister in England, a person who vias himself a subject imposing harmonious action on the cabinet.

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  • It was understood, indeed, that the relations between the two men were not always harmonious; that Lor4 Palmerstoii disapproved the resolute conduct of Gladstone, and that Gladstone deplored the Conservative tendencies of Lord Palmerston.

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  • Harcourt were too strained to ensure either the harmonious working or the stability of the administration.

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  • The situation of Athens relatively to the surrounding objects is singularly harmonious; for, while it forms a central point, so as to be the eye of the plain, and while the altar-rock of the Acropolis and the hills by which it is surrounded are conspicuous from every point of view, there is no such exactness in its position as to give formality, since it is nearer to the sea than to Parnes, and nearer to Hymettus than to Aegaleos.

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  • p.r pov, measure), in prosody, the harmonious and regulated disposition of syllables into verse.

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  • He was always disposed to liberal ecclesiastical concessions for the sake of peace, and he recommended harmonious co-operation with the civil magistrate in all matters of worship and government that were not expressly determined by Scripture.

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  • Of these the two most fundamental were (as has been already indicated) wisdom - in its highest form philosophy - and that harmonious and regulated activity of all the elements of the soul which Plato regards as the essence of uprightness in social relations (&Kac06uv77) .

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  • In a rightly ordered polity social and individual well-being alike would depend on that harmonious action of diverse elements, each performing its proper function, which in its social application is more naturally termed SLKawwVGv7.

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  • And so, when we pass from the ontology to the ethics of Platonism, we find that, though the highest life is only to be realized by turning away from concrete human affairs and their material environment, still the sensible world is not yet an object of positive moral aversion; it is rather something which the philosopher is seriously concerned to make as harmonious, good and beautiful as possible.

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  • Hutcheson follows Butler again in laying stress on the regulating and controlling function of the moral sense; but he still regards " kind affections " as the'principal objects of moral approbation - the " calm" and " extensive " affections being preferred to the turbulent and narrow - together with the desire and love of moral excellence which is ranked with universal benevolence, the two being equally worthy and necessarily harmonious.

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  • Its simplicity was only comparative; many outstanding anomalies compromised its harmonious working.

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  • Visual proof was thus, it might be said, afforded of the harmonious working of a single principle to the uttermost boundaries of the sun's dominion.

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  • trans.) "there was nothing fanciful in the Pythagorean doctrine except only the belief that the differences of velocity in the movements of the stars were capable of producing a harmonious orchestration and not merely sounds of varying pitch."

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  • Wulfstan's relations with his ecclesiastical superiors were not so harmonious, and at one time both Lanfranc of Canterbury and Thomas of York unsuccessfully demanded his removal.

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  • This work is a severe criticism of all previous moral systems, especially those of Kant and Fichte, Plato's and Spinoza's finding most favour; its leading principles are that the tests of the soundness of a moral system are the completeness of its view of the laws and ends of human life as a whole and the harmonious arrangement of its subject-matter under one fundamental principle; and, though it is almost exclusively critical and negative, the book announces clearly the division and scope of moral science which Schleiermacher subsequently adopted, attaching prime importance to a "Giiterlehre," or doctrine of the ends to be obtained by moral action.

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  • His own materials for these lectures and his students' notes and reports of them are the only form in which the larger proportion of his works exist - a circumstance which has greatly increased the difficulty of getting a clear and harmonious view of fundamental portions of his philosophical and ethical system, while it has effectually deterred all but the most courageous and patient students from reading these posthumous collections.

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  • His method is to distinctly define the opposing elements and then to seek their harmonious combination by the aid of a deeper conception.

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  • More harmonious relations were in time established, partly because of improvements in the methods of transport, but mainly as a result of outside pressure in the form of criticism of slavery and the adoption by the national government of an economic policy which favoured the manufacturers at the expense of the agricultural interests.

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  • In the hands of the Greeks and of the later Egyptians both astrology and astronomy were carried far beyond the limits attained by the Babylonians, and it is indeed a matter of surprise to observe the harmonious combination of the two fields - a harmony that seems to grow more complete with each age, and that is not broken until we reach the threshold of modern science in the 16th century.

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  • Many circumstances assisted to bring about this change, among the chief of which were the want of harmonious action on the part of the estates, and the decline in the political power of the towns.

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  • The layered harmonious vocals give an easy listening feel, while slap bass interacts with jazzy piano and inspired guitar work.

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  • It delves into the dark underbelly of human relationships to expose the sometimes harmonious, sometimes discordant emotions that affect us all.

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  • Indeed Bockris describes the foursome as ' [a] harmonious collaboration ' .

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  • The music was very harmonious, and it immediately awakened the giant, who went in pursuit of the dwarf and recovered the harp.

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  • harmonious in the way they deal with calls, this can be very jarring to the user.

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  • Identify the trouble spots and take what steps you can to make the workplace more harmonious and enjoyable to work in.

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  • harmonious co-existence.

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  • harmonious blend of charming flowers.

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  • harmonious relationship with its objects?

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  • harmonious sensation of creative satisfaction induced by hallucinogens.

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  • harmonious community relations in Northern Ireland.

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  • harmonious melodies are loved throughout the world.

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  • I am the rich, golden drama of a Skye Sunset A perfectly harmonious Highland duet I put the " sex " into sextet.

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  • In this respect, the older part of Northenden is relatively harmonious.

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  • Are there areas of conflict or is it an entirely harmonious relationship?

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  • They were proud instruments; hence the sounds they produced were not always harmonious sounds.

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  • Then they are combined together they create a very harmonious effect.

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  • QUESTION: You make it sound so harmonious and like there is no trouble.

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  • The suffixes, however, became harmonious with Canterbury South station, which had opened with the Elham Valley Line on 1st July 1889.

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  • Otherwise the co-existence of humans and tigers seems remarkably harmonious.

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  • I see conflict resolution as implying that all human relationships can be made harmonious.

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  • The Club will make every effort to be flexible with staff and to promote harmonious working relations, through trade unions and other organizations.

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  • mouthful of fresh red fruits, with a solid tannic structure and a long harmonious finish.

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  • resigned, lukewarm attitude does not create the right atmosphere for true harmonious existence.

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  • blessing sorry out of stock A sweet, harmonious incense containing cleansing ingredients like lavender and blessed thistle for spirituality.

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  • Realism attempts to capture and recreate a harmonious totality of human life.

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  • You can't make a strong, harmonious whole by putting together incoherent elements.

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  • this - to try to bring unity and harmony into the scattered thoughts of our general culture, to trace them to their primary assumptions and follow them into their ultimate consequences, to connect them all together, to remodel, curtail or amplify them, so as to remove their apparent contradictions, and to combine them in the unity of an harmonious view of things, and especially to investigate those conceptions which form the initial assumptions of the several sciences, and to fix the limits of their applicability.

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  • Whether an harmonious conception thus gained will represent more than an agreement among our thoughts, whether it will represent the real connexion of things and thus possess objective not merely subjective value, cannot be decided at the outset.

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  • In the interest of euphony some harmonious sound is needed to bridge the great gap which almost always exists between the bass and the upper instruments, but this filling out must be of the softest and most atmospheric kind.

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  • Here the endless harmonious diversity of our cosmos, as well as of other worlds supposed to coexist with our own, is said to arise through the various combination of indivisible material elements differing in figure and magnitude only.

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  • The present dome and the drum on which it stands, masterpieces of graceful line and harmonious proportion, were very important alterations from the earlier scheme.

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  • They adopted the growing feudal doctrines of France, and worked them, both in Normandy and in England, into a harmonious system.

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  • Each of the three must have been regarded in his centre as the most important member in a larger or smaller group, so that their union in a triad marks also the combination of the three distinctive pantheons into a harmonious whole.

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  • (d) William of Tyre is the scientific historian and rationalizer, weaving into a harmonious account, which was followed by historians for centuries, the sober accounts of eye-witnesses and the picturesque details of the saga - with somewhat of a bias towards the latter in regard to the First Crusade.

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  • The alliance which he then concluded with Denmark bound the two northern realms together in a common foreign policy, and he sought besides to facilitate their harmonious co-operation by every means in his power.

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  • Further, it is increasingly felt that ethical judgments do not depend on reason alone, but involve every element in our character; and that the real problem of practical morality is to establish a harmonious balance between the intelligence and the feelings - to make a man's "I think this is right" correspond with his "I feel that it is so."

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  • 2 From the fundamental principle of virtual velocities, which thus acquired a new significance, Lagrange deduced, with the aid of the calculus of variations, the whole system of mechanical truths, by processes so elegant, lucid and harmonious as to constitute, in Sir William Hamilton's words, "a kind of scientific poem."

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  • But there is a wealth of verbal derivatives, the vocabulary is copious, and the intonation harmonious.

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  • Logical in its derivatives and in its grammatical structure, the Magyar language is, moreover, copious in idiomatic expressions, rich in its store of words, and almost musical in its harmonious intonation.

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  • The verse is exquisitely harmonious, the sentiments conventional but refined and delicate, the imagery well chosen and gracefully expressed.

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  • The coloured glass is usually not of one bright colour throughout, but semi-transparent and marbled; the colours in many instances are singularly fine and harmonious.

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  • We must, therefore, assume a number of independent sources put together by an editor or else that the book is on the whole the work of one author who made use of independent writings but failed to blend them into one harmonious whole.

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  • The subordination never was, and never will be, effected except by means of a religion, and a religion, to be final, must include a harmonious synthesis of all our conceptions of the external order of the universe.

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  • chap. ii., which unmistakably foreshadows Darwin's idea of a struggle for existence, we read: " Among millions of creatures whatever could preserve itself abides, and still after the lapse of thousands of years remains in the great harmonious order.

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  • They have undoubtedly a fine sense of color, and a similarly delicate and subtle feeling for harmonious blending of brilliant and sober hues.

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  • The coloring, harmonious but subdued in tone, held a place altogether secondary to that of the outline, and was frequently omitted altogether, even in the most famous works.

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  • Thus the great attempt on the part of Athens to lead a harmonious league of free Greek states for the good of Hellas degenerated into an empire which proved intolerable to the autonomous states of Greece.

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  • In 153(3 the emperor found himself in a position to visit Germany - once more, and summoned the diet to meet at Augsburg, with the hope of settling the religious differences and bringing about harmonious action against the Turk.

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  • From this it follows that ultimate or absolute reality is to be sought not beyond the region of experience, but in the fullest and most harmonious statement of the facts of our experience.

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  • True a completely harmonious world whether of theory or of practice remains an ideal.

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  • Reminding us in some respects of the quaint medieval writers, Froissart and Philippe de Comines, he greatly excels them, at once in the beauty of his language and the art with which he has combined his heterogeneous materials into a single perfect harmonious whole.

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  • The Ehsts, who resemble the Finns of Tavastland, have maintained their ethnic features, their customs, national traditions, songs and poetry, and their harmonious language.

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  • They are, however, identical with the earlier ones in spirit, and make with them a harmonious whole - a book which has hardly been second in influence to any of the modern world.

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  • A variety of reasons were leading to a rupture in the harmonious relations between Frederick and Henry, whose increasing power could not escape the emperor's notice, and who showed little inclination to sacrifice his interests in Germany in order to help the imperial cause in Italy.

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  • The Old Testament presents very varied teaching on this subject without attempting to co-ordinate its doctrines in a harmonious system.

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  • The harmonious relations which subsisted between the two branches of the Wettins were disturbed by the interference of Maurice in Cleves, a proceeding distasteful to the Saxon elector, John Frederick; and a dispute over the bishopric of Meissen having widened the breach, war was only averted by the mediation of Philip of Hesse and Luther.

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  • It is written with much feeling and elegance, and in a most harmonious metre.

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  • He showed that from each individual shell of an ammonite the entire ancestral series may be reconstructed, and that, while the earlier shell-whorls retain the characters of the adults of preceding members of the series, a shell in its own adult stage adds a new character, which in turn becomes the pre-adult character of the types which will succeed it; finally, that this comparison between the revolutions of the life of an individual and the life of the entire order of ammonites is wonderfully harmonious and precise.

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  • His idea of the universe was essentially Pythagorean and Platonic. He started with the conviction that the arrangement of its parts must correspond with certain abstract conceptions of the beautiful and harmonious.

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  • Down then to their common definition of pleasure as activity the three treatises present a harmonious system of morals, consistently with one another, and with the general philosophy of Aristotle.

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  • It is soft and harmonious, being highly vocalic in structure.

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  • Why do bodies exist, with all these conditions, so similar yet different - that is, in so harmonious an order?

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  • This phase may be considered as beginning after the establishment of Elean supremacy in 572 B.C. And so to the last Olympia always remained a central expression of the Greek ideas that the body of man has a glory as well as his intellect and spirit, that body and mind should alike be disciplined, and that it is by the harmonious discipline of both that men best honour Zeus.

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  • In 1696 the first church charter in New York was granted to the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church (now the Collegiate Church) of New York City; at this time there were Dutch ministers at Albany and Kingston, on Long Island and in New Jersey; and for years the Dutch and English (Episcopalian) churches alone received charters in New York and New Jersey - the Dutch church being treated practically as an establishment - and the church of the fort and Trinity (Episcopalian; chartered 1697) were fraternally harmonious.

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  • and Louis, afterwards the emperor Louis IV., ruled their duchy in common; but as their relations were never harmonious a division of Upper Bavaria was made in 1301, by which Rudolph received the land east of the Isar together with the town of Munich, and Louis the district between the Isar and the Lech.

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  • The centuries of labour and self-sacrifice involved in the making of this complete and harmonious system of combined defence and reclamation are better imagined than described, and even at the present day the evidences of the struggle are far less apparent than real.

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  • After one or two harmonious interviews, the king advanced a claim for the payment of the quit rents for Anamabo fort and Cape Coast castle, rents the major part of which the Fanti had induced the British to pay to them, leaving only a nominal sum for transmission to Kumasi.

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  • Nor in Berkeley are these divergent features ever united into one harmonious whole.

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  • The imperial railway board (Reichseisenbahnamt), the chief official of which has the title of president, deals exclusively with the management of the railways throughout the empire, in so far as they fall under the control of the imperial authorities in respect of laws passed for their harmonious interworking, their tariffs and the safety of passengers conveyed.

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  • The harmonious working of the constitution depends on the union of policy between the empire and Prussia, ~ for it is the power of Prussia which gives strength to pmp!re.

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  • A similar festal intention in design and colouring, with similar mastery in passages and even less sense of harmonious relations in the whole, is apparent in a second important picture painted by Darer at Venice, "The Virgin and Child with the Goldfinch," formerly in the collection of Lord Lothian and now at Berlin.

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  • As professional story-tellers many Moors are remarkable, but the national music is monotonous and not very harmonious.

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  • The most comprehensive view of Rosmini's philosophical standpoint is to be found in his Sistema filosofico, in which he set forth the conception of a complete encyclopaedia of the human knowable, synthetically conjoined, according to the order of ideas, in a perfectly harmonious whole.

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  • In England buildings of Norman Shaw and Ernest George demanded quiet and harmonious metalwork; and the custom of these architects of superintending and designing every detail, even for interiors, created the supply.

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  • The female figure is largely made use of, and rich and harmonious colours are sought, the glitter of metal being invariably subdued by deadening its lustre, or by patinas and oxides.

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  • The system represents a harmonious combination of two factors, one of popular origin, the other the outcome of speculation in the schools attached to the temples of Babylonia.

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  • It is of course a postulate that all truths harmonize, but to give the harmonious whole in a projection in one plane is an undertaking whose adequacy in one sense involves an inadequacy in another.

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  • Khmer decoration, profuse but harmonious, consists chiefly in the representation of gods, men and animals, which are displayed on every flat surface.

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  • Fresh knowledge, new forces and faculties, have to be acquired by positive and strenuous efforts, while, on the other hand, delusions and superstitions are to be abandoned by an attitude of conscious neglect; or to use the phraseology of the Hindus, Avidyd, nescience - the mental state of the unenlightened - through which the individual energies are scattered and dissipated in futile effort, is gradually replaced by Vidyd, the higher wisdom which dispels the darkness of the mind, awakens our latent faculties and concentrates our efforts in the direction of that harmonious union, which ultimately results in Nirvana.

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  • Many of these Indian grass-mats are admirable examples of elegant design, and the colours in which they are woven are rich, harmonious and effective in the highest degree.

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  • Some of the poems are faultless, after their kind, flowing from the first stage to the last, lucid in thought, vivid in diction, harmonious in their pensive melody.

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  • The Sandy Creek Association came to embrace churches in several colonies, and Stearns, desirous of preserving the harmonious working of the churches that recognized his leadership, resisted with vehemence all proposals for the formation of other associations.

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  • But it was soon discovered that there could be neither harmonious nor profitable working of a great many systems, and this led to a series of amalgamations (see under England; Ireland; Scotland).

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  • The arched passage-way is very symmetrical, varying in height from 19 to 35 ft., and famous for its musical reverberations - not a distinct echo, but an harmonious prolongation of sound for from 10 to 30 seconds after the original tone is produced.

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  • The end of action is, therefore, a harmonious consistent life " according to nature " and (cf.

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  • But its flora is the richest in Europe, and combines with the brilliant sunshine, the vivid but harmonious costumes of the peasantry, and the white or paletinted houses to compensate for any such deficiency.

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  • Modern literature has nothing nobler, nothing more harmonious in the declamatory style than these three patriotic effusions.

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  • Something in his imperturbable, kindly presence, his angelic look, his musical voice, his commanding style of thought and speech, announced him as the possessor of the great secret which many were seeking - the secret of a freer, deeper, more harmonious life.

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  • Now beauty, in Edwards's view, always consists in a harmonious relation in the elements involved, an agreement of being with being.

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  • This, whether done at Milan or at Florence, is in any case a typically perfect and harmonious example of the master's Milanese manner; while in the other composition with the lamb the action and attitude of the Virgin are somewhat strained, and the original relation between her head and her mother's, lovely both in design and expression, is lost.

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  • It is evident, however, that if logic deals with conceptions which may be considered constitutive of knowledge as such, and if ethics deals with the harmonious realization of human life, which is the highest known form of existence, both sciences must have a great deal of weight in the settling of the general question of metaphysics.

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  • A thoroughly healthy, well-balanced, harmonious nature, accepting life as it came, with all its joys and sorrows, and living it beautifully and hopefully, without canker and without uncharity.

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  • with the incapacity of two kings born and bred in a foreign country to take aleading part in English affairs, completed the change which had been effected when William first entrusted the conduct of government to a united cabinet~ There was now for the first time a prime minister in England, a person who vias himself a subject imposing harmonious action on the cabinet.

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  • It was understood, indeed, that the relations between the two men were not always harmonious; that Lor4 Palmerstoii disapproved the resolute conduct of Gladstone, and that Gladstone deplored the Conservative tendencies of Lord Palmerston.

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  • Harcourt were too strained to ensure either the harmonious working or the stability of the administration.

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  • The situation of Athens relatively to the surrounding objects is singularly harmonious; for, while it forms a central point, so as to be the eye of the plain, and while the altar-rock of the Acropolis and the hills by which it is surrounded are conspicuous from every point of view, there is no such exactness in its position as to give formality, since it is nearer to the sea than to Parnes, and nearer to Hymettus than to Aegaleos.

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  • p.r pov, measure), in prosody, the harmonious and regulated disposition of syllables into verse.

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  • He was always disposed to liberal ecclesiastical concessions for the sake of peace, and he recommended harmonious co-operation with the civil magistrate in all matters of worship and government that were not expressly determined by Scripture.

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  • Of these the two most fundamental were (as has been already indicated) wisdom - in its highest form philosophy - and that harmonious and regulated activity of all the elements of the soul which Plato regards as the essence of uprightness in social relations (&Kac06uv77) .

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  • In a rightly ordered polity social and individual well-being alike would depend on that harmonious action of diverse elements, each performing its proper function, which in its social application is more naturally termed SLKawwVGv7.

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  • No doubt Aristotle's demonstration of the inappropriateness of attributing moral excellence to the Deity seems to contradict Plato's doctrine that the just man as such is " likest the gods," but here again the discrepancy is reduced when we remember that the essence of Plato's justice (8ucacoouvfl) is harmonious activity.

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  • And so, when we pass from the ontology to the ethics of Platonism, we find that, though the highest life is only to be realized by turning away from concrete human affairs and their material environment, still the sensible world is not yet an object of positive moral aversion; it is rather something which the philosopher is seriously concerned to make as harmonious, good and beautiful as possible.

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  • Hutcheson follows Butler again in laying stress on the regulating and controlling function of the moral sense; but he still regards " kind affections " as the'principal objects of moral approbation - the " calm" and " extensive " affections being preferred to the turbulent and narrow - together with the desire and love of moral excellence which is ranked with universal benevolence, the two being equally worthy and necessarily harmonious.

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  • Its simplicity was only comparative; many outstanding anomalies compromised its harmonious working.

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  • Visual proof was thus, it might be said, afforded of the harmonious working of a single principle to the uttermost boundaries of the sun's dominion.

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  • trans.) "there was nothing fanciful in the Pythagorean doctrine except only the belief that the differences of velocity in the movements of the stars were capable of producing a harmonious orchestration and not merely sounds of varying pitch."

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  • Wulfstan's relations with his ecclesiastical superiors were not so harmonious, and at one time both Lanfranc of Canterbury and Thomas of York unsuccessfully demanded his removal.

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  • This work is a severe criticism of all previous moral systems, especially those of Kant and Fichte, Plato's and Spinoza's finding most favour; its leading principles are that the tests of the soundness of a moral system are the completeness of its view of the laws and ends of human life as a whole and the harmonious arrangement of its subject-matter under one fundamental principle; and, though it is almost exclusively critical and negative, the book announces clearly the division and scope of moral science which Schleiermacher subsequently adopted, attaching prime importance to a "Giiterlehre," or doctrine of the ends to be obtained by moral action.

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  • His own materials for these lectures and his students' notes and reports of them are the only form in which the larger proportion of his works exist - a circumstance which has greatly increased the difficulty of getting a clear and harmonious view of fundamental portions of his philosophical and ethical system, while it has effectually deterred all but the most courageous and patient students from reading these posthumous collections.

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  • His method is to distinctly define the opposing elements and then to seek their harmonious combination by the aid of a deeper conception.

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  • More harmonious relations were in time established, partly because of improvements in the methods of transport, but mainly as a result of outside pressure in the form of criticism of slavery and the adoption by the national government of an economic policy which favoured the manufacturers at the expense of the agricultural interests.

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  • In the hands of the Greeks and of the later Egyptians both astrology and astronomy were carried far beyond the limits attained by the Babylonians, and it is indeed a matter of surprise to observe the harmonious combination of the two fields - a harmony that seems to grow more complete with each age, and that is not broken until we reach the threshold of modern science in the 16th century.

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  • Many circumstances assisted to bring about this change, among the chief of which were the want of harmonious action on the part of the estates, and the decline in the political power of the towns.

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  • Yet this resigned, lukewarm attitude does not create the right atmosphere for true harmonious existence.

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  • He seeks to create a harmonious balance between strong powerful shapes and tactile sensuous curves.

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  • Blessing sorry out of stock A sweet, harmonious incense containing cleansing ingredients like lavender and blessed thistle for spirituality.

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  • Realism attempts to capture and recreate a harmonious totality of human life.

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  • You ca n't make a strong, harmonious whole by putting together incoherent elements.

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  • Look for generally harmonious, if not perfect interactions.

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  • To maintain balance and promote harmonious relations, be frank with your co-parent in what you expect.

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  • As you walk from one room of your home into another, the colors should be harmonious.

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  • Tone the wall color up or down slightly to provide a harmonious design that doesn't become too much.

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  • This system helps you pick paint colors with matching symbols to create a harmonious color palette for your home.

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  • No matter what you decide to do, try to create the most harmonious design possible by using repeating patterns, textures or colors throughout the room.

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  • No matter where you start your design process, make sure you match each component with the others to create a harmonious look.

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  • Think about what you hang your wall mirrors next to as well, so the arrangement is harmonious.

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  • The key to capturing an attractive family portrait is to create a harmonious tone.

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  • Choose papers with similar colors or patterns for the most harmonious look.

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  • It can add a harmonious feel to your space.

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  • Some prefer the tranquil sounds of Chinese meditation music, while others enjoy hearing the harmonious tones of a relaxtion guitar.

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  • Gestures: Study people in a pleasant conversation and you will notice that even though gestures vary greatly from one person to another, there is generally a harmonious flow with how gestures are made.

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  • The key is for all of the elements to be harmonious with one another.

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  • You want to make sure you use a positive training method with your dog to ensure the two of you build a harmonious relationship.

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  • Dog training tips can set you and your pet on track for a harmonious life-long relationship.

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  • Alex Stark is a contemporary practitioner of fung shui and shamanism, who studies and designs "harmonious environments."

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  • The result is a harmonious overall picture.

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  • A chord is the harmonious sound played on a stringed instrument by playing two or more notes.

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  • Hailing from the same environment as bands like Nirvana, Soundgarden and Pearl Jam, Alice in Chains became known as a harmonious mixture between metal and acoustic music.

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  • The colors within a home should feel harmonious and work with one another in some way.

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  • Circle of life designs paired with pearls represent the idea of perfect unity and a peaceful, harmonious life since pearls symbolize perfection and harmony.

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  • That way, the wedding photos will be harmonious.

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  • When your favorite color is burnt orange, it makes your ensemble more harmonious when your sexy panties match your flattering bra.

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  • Match your bridal party's dresses: This won't be an exact match, but your wedding dress should be harmonious with whatever colors your bridesmaids wear.

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  • It was difficult to make a bad Pinot Noir in California in 2002, a standout vintage year with supple, juicy, and harmonious wines abounding everywhere, in particular on the Sonoma Coast.

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  • Aiming for the tech savvy bunch, Sprint boasts integrated plans that include computer, BlackBerry and land-phone features to make your digital life a little more harmonious.

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  • The following feng shui bedroom tips will help you achieve a bedroom that is peaceful and harmonious.

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  • For a harmonious home or office, you must balance the energies of yin and yang in your surroundings.

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  • Once identified, apply the needed fung shui remedies to those areas creating a more harmonious space.

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  • Using feng shui ensures elements is balanced, creating a harmonious space.

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  • This natural order creates a complete orderly and harmonious system known as the cosmos.

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  • This cycle repeats in a continuous harmonious process.

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  • When there is an imbalance of the five elements in a specific area of your home or space, a feng shui practitioner uses feng shui cures to bring the chi energy back into a perfect and harmonious balance.

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  • For the most harmonious suit, either match the solid colors on top and bottom or make sure both pieces have at least one color in common.

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  • You've probably heard of Feng Shui, the act of aligning your surroundings in harmonious balance with nature, but have you ever thought about color therapy?

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  • Find them in colors that match your swimsuit if you like a harmonious look or choose ritzier versions featuring vintage style flower petals if you prefer a diva vibe.

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  • Your leggings' color should match something else in your outfit for the most harmonious pairing.

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  • This creates a harmonious, pulled-together outfit.

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  • An evening bag should be a harmonious part of your evening outfit.

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  • As in any relationship, the Virgo woman and Scorpio man will each have things they need to work on in order for the relationship to be harmonious.

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  • This steady quality offers the Capricorn woman the peace of mind and harmonious home life she craves.

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  • If this couple can work out a sharing arrangement where they rotate with who comprises next, they can reach a harmonious existence, at least for a short time.

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  • Scorpio and Taurus are governed by relatively harmonious elemental energies, so the good news is that the fundamentals are in place for a triumphant relationship.

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  • Pagans usually choose this Celtic knot to represent the desired harmonious balance of mind, body and soul or the nature trinity of earth, fire and water.

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  • Inside the case, a harmonious amalgamation of precise instruments function together to create and maintain accurate time.

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  • Because Kripalu helps yogis look inward, the experience is a harmonious and satisfying one whether yoga is new or a daily fixture in your life.

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  • Glass beads can make a wonderful accent on a necklace or other piece of jewelry, or many glass beads can be used to make a harmonious piece.

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  • Painted canvases feature exceptional detail and harmonious and soothing colors.

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  • While your outfit doesn't have to be an exact match colorwise (few women can pull off head-to-toe eggplant), it's best to have an overall harmonious color scheme.

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  • Chi flows, and the flow of chi can be harmonious, or disruptive.

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  • Oily and combination skin types require aromatherapy products that reduce the production of excess sebum and create a harmonious balance.

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  • Desaturating color or reducing the opacity of an image in Photoshop is a good way to keep the essence of an image while making it harmonious with the rest of the page.

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  • The goal of using SEO is to create a harmonious balance between search engine optimizing components like keyword placement in text, titles, or headers and attractive elements like graphics, dynamic material, and site design.

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  • The Sandy Creek Association came to embrace churches in several colonies, and Stearns, desirous of preserving the harmonious working of the churches that recognized his leadership, resisted with vehemence all proposals for the formation of other associations.

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