After a rite intended to secure its perfect ceremonial purity, a part of the victim, the vapa, was removed, held over the fire and finally cast into it.
Either Everard held over or the president of the council was acting-governor from 1729-1731.
(3) The Scirophoria, with a procession from the Acropolis to the village of Skiron, in the height of summer, the priests who were to entreat her to keep off the summer heat walking under the shade of parasols (aKipov) held over them; others, however, connect the name with crKipos (" gypsum"), perhaps used for smearing the image of the goddess.
- Let one tray be insulated as before, and the electrified sheet of ebonite held over it, but not allowed to touch the tray.
Laud, now archbishop of Canterbury, was not a little solicitous about Chillingworth's reply to Knott, and at his request, as "the young man had given cause why a more watchful eye should be held over him and his writings," it was examined by the vicechancellor of Oxford and two professors of divinity, and published with their approbation in 1637, with the title The Religion of Protestants a Safe Way to Salvation.
We may illustrate the successive modes of vibration by using as pipe a tall cylindrical jar, and as exciter a vibrating tuning-fork held over the mouth.
He took a keen interest in all the work of the college, presented to it the Marmor Homericum, and finally bequeathed the reversion of £6000 for the endowment of a chair of philosophy of mind and logic. The emoluments of this sum were, however, to be held over and added to the principal if at any time the holder of the chair should be "a minister of the Church of England or of any other religious persuasion."
that the lorcis ordainers had held over his father, and tional compelled him to assent to a long list of petitions reforms. which, if properly carried out, would have removed most of the practical grievances of the nation.
Still, their case was held over for a higher Judge; while the Church, especially in these more Puritian and separatist groups, kept her garments white.
A piece of bibulous paper, moistened with silver nitrate, is held over the mouth of the tube, and if arsenic be present, a grey or black deposit is seen on the paper, due to the silver nitrate being reduced by the arseniuretted hydrogen.
In this example, the hands are held over the stomach, suggesting that it might have been used for belly aches.
allowable losses which would be offset against the gains held over.
enforce the judgment to be held over.
They asked for further action to enforce the judgment to be held over.
Her left arm is held over solar plexus to show the seat of the life energy.
Races including portages are held over 4, 8 and 12 miles with some special events and internationals over longer distances!
sittings held over 4 days in July 1849.
Most of the clubs meetings are of long standing with fixtures having been held over many years.
Lads were practicing for one of the coveted international titles, the Bells Beach Surfing Classic, held over easter.
In 1906 the German autumn manoeuvres were held over the terrain formerly the scene of the great battles already mentioned.
The phenomena of beats may be easily observed with two organpipes put slightly out of tune by placing the hand near the open end of one of them, with two musical strings on a resonant chest, or with two tuning-forks of the same pitch mounted on their resonance boxes, or held over a resonant cavity (such as a glass jar), one of the forks being put out of tune by loading one prong with a small lump of beeswax.
Accordingly when he sprinkled iron filings on a card held over a magnet and revealed the curvilinear system of lines of force (see Magnetism), he regarded these fragments of iron as simple indicators of a physical state in the space already in existence round the magnet.
Evidence was taken at sittings held over 4 days in July 1849.
A key chain with a light is held over a spectator 's hand.
They are held over two days and help skiers gain confidence and master the basic techniques.
The celebrity tournament was held over two weeks and taped at Radio City Music Hall in New York City in October 2006.
Neutral density filters may also be held over the eye to aid in the diagnosis.
The opened parasol is held over the head by both hands, with the handle at chest level.
After that, you'll be asked questions about jobs you've held over the last five years.
Toast in the late 1800's and early 1900's, for example, was commonly inserted into the middle of a metal frame and held over a fire and rotated so the bread browned on both sides.
When the container is held over a heat source, popcorn is produced and the aluminum expands to accommodate the popcorn.
Historically, the contest has been held over the long Labor Day weekend.
This sheet is held over the skin and the paint is sprayed over it.
Most Jamborees are held over two-day weekends during the spring, fall, and summer, but certain special events include an extra day of off-road fun.
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