Hopelessly sentence example

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  • Dorvad the lazy mate hopelessly missed his Queen Sinthee.
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  • Sure, she was willing enough to forget the idea, but then, she was hopelessly in love with him.
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  • When first discovered, in 1817, these frescoes were in a fair state of preservation, but they have since been allowed to go hopelessly to ruin.
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  • In his earlier writings he was regarded as one of the greatest champions of the non-jurors; but the doctrine which he afterwards promulgated, that the soul is naturally mortal, and that immortality could be enjoyed only by those who had received baptism from the hands of one set of regularly ordained clergy, and was therefore a privilege from which dissenters were hopelessly excluded, did not strengthen his reputation.
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  • Josh released her and turned on Alex, who waited tensely in the kitchen doorway; hopelessly outmatched, but obviously determined.
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  • In 1541 the richest mine was hopelessly flooded; in the insurrection of Bohemia against Ferdinand I.
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  • The king being dead, and the royalist cause appearing to be hopelessly lost, he did not scruple, in closing the work with a general " Review and Conclusion," to raise the question of the subject's right to change allegiance when a former sovereign's power to protect was irrecoverably gone.
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  • Post-exilic revision has also hopelessly obscured the offence of Moses and Aaron, although there was already a tendency to place the blame upon the people (Deut.
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  • As to this necessity, however, the ministry was in fact hopelessly divided.
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  • But the appeal to the verbally inspired Bible was stronger than that to a church hopelessly divided; the Bible, and not the consent of the universal church, became the touchstone of the reformed orthodoxy; in the nomenclature of the time, " evangelical " arose in contradistinction to " Catholic," while, in popular parlance, the " protest " of the Reformers against the " corruptions of Rome " led to the invention of the term " Protestant," which, though nowhere assumed in the official titles of the older reformed churches, was early used as a generic term to include them all.
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  • 2 The name is hopelessly obscure, and the identification with the mountain of the temple in Jerusalem rests upon a late view (2 Chron.
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  • It never again obtained a footing there; for, although, late in the middle ages, the book of Revelation - by what means we cannot tell - did recover its authority, the Church was by that time so hopelessly trammelled by a magical cultus as to be incapable of fresh developments.
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  • In the following year, by the death, of Ferdinand of Aragon, his maternal grandfather, and the incapacity of his mother Joanna, who had become hopelessly insane, he succeeded to the crowns of Castile and Aragon, which carried with them large possessions in Italy and the dominion, of the New World of America.
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  • The cardoon and milk thistle, both European plants, cover tracts of country in South America with impenetrable thickets in which both man and beast may be hopelessly lost.
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  • From henceforth the military and civil authorities, as represented by Kossuth and Gdrgei, were hopelessly out of sympathy with each other, and the breach widened till all effective co-operation became impossible.
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  • This arrangement, however, never really came into force, for the simple reason that telegraphic communications between the West and Serbia were hopelessly irregular, and that events continued to move, with the advance of the Serbian army and civil authorities from the South and of the Italians from the West.
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  • In May 1 554 Giron defeated the army of the judges at Chuquinga, but he was hopelessly routed at Fucara on the 11th of October 1 554, captured, and on the 7th of December executed at Lima.
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  • Such a theory as that just mentioned hopelessly fails to account for the linguistic unity of the book.
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  • The cavalry gradually became hopelessly entangled among the squares they were unable to break, and at last they were driven down the face of the ridge and the most dramatic part of the battle came to an end.
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  • Since the last election in the spring of 1908 the Bohemian Diet had been unworkable, eventually owing to obstruction on the part of the Germans, who saw themselves handed over hopelessly to the Czech majority, until a rearrangement of the voting groups (curiae) should afford them protection against Czech oppression.
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  • But Metternich wavered on the question of Saxony, and December saw the allies hopelessly at difference.
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  • The untrustworthiness of Chronicles - briefly admitted by Luther - he proved in detail, and so cleared the way for that truer view of the history and religion of Israel which the treatment of Chronicles as a trustworthy record of the past hopelessly obscured.
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  • The power of the great minister was, however, spent; his ministry was hopelessly discredited.
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  • In or near Iioo B.C., Chou Kung, an able mathematician, determined with surprising accuracy the obliquity of the ecliptic; but his attempts to estimate the sun's distance failed hopelessly as being grounded on belief in the flatness of the earth.
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  • But here he becomes hopelessly inconsistent, because he had already said, in defining it, that " evolution is an integration of matter and concomitant dissipation of motion " (First Principles, § 145).
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  • In shape it is an irregular oblong, and it is very difficult to define its boundaries, as at one extremity it wanders into Oudh, while on the south the villages of the state of Rewa and those of this district are hopelessly intermingled.
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  • By their cowardice, incapacity, fished, egotism and treachery during the crisis of the struggle, the Danish aristocracy had justly forfeited the respect of every other class of the community, and emerged from the war hopelessly discredited.
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  • 24 1911, got over the sea-ice to Hut Point, safely ascended to the Barrier and broke down hopelessly, the first a few miles N.
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  • His cabinet in great part Ad been dictated to him in r 809 by a senatorial clique, and it was hopelessly discordant; for two years he was to all intents and purposes his own secretary of state, Robert Smith being a mere figure-head of whom he gladly got rid in 181 r, giving Monroe the vacant place.
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  • In fact, this error of the author alone is proof positive that he must have lived at a very late period, when the record of most of the earlier historical events had become hopelessly confused and perverted.
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  • He annexed Kent and East Anglia,overawed Northumbria and Wessex, both hopelessly faction-ridden at the time, was treated almost as an equal by the emperor Charles the Great, and died still at the height of his power.
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  • F with Though every town that they held was eager to revolt, and though they were hopelessly outnumbered in every quarter, they kept a tight grip on the greater part of Normandy, and on their old domain in the Bordelais and about Bayonne.
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  • In a few months Servia was hopelessly beaten.
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  • In his historical works Pufendorf is hopelessly dry; but he professes a great respect for truth and generally draws from archives.
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  • The hopelessly vicious policemen hated him, but no man ever had a stronger personal hold upon the great body of the honest officers - a hold which existed long after he left the police department, and was frequently expressed by members of the force as he passed through the city streets.
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  • The " Holy Alliance " of the three autocratic northern powers, recemented at Miinchengratz in 1833, which had gained for Austria the decisive intervention of the tsar in 1849, had been hopelessly shattered by her attitude during the Crimean War.
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  • Somerset was in command; he showed hopeless incapacity and timidity, and in a few months the duchy which had been so long held by the swords of Bedford, York and Shrewsbury was hopelessly lost.
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  • And in the scientific region the great apologetic classics, like Butler, are hopelessly out of date.
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  • Charles Albert was not a man of first-rate ability; he was of a hopelessly vacillating character.
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  • When we recollect that the Ethiopian Tearchus (Tirhaka) of the 7th century B.C., who was hopelessly worsted by the Assyrians and scarcely ventured outside the Nile valley, was credited by Megasthenes (4th century) and Strabo with having extended his conquests as far as India and the pillars of Hercules, it is not surprising if the dim figures of antiquity were magnified to a less degree.
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  • He now saw, however, that the spirit of the age was against him, and hopelessly given over to the belief of what he had combated as a delusion.
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  • Perhaps May has been hopelessly insane from the start.
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  • A very considerable percentage of Argentina's population of five to six millions is hopelessly poor and unprogressive, and cannot be expected to bear its share of the burden.
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  • The line of the defenders was unusually dense; Edward, in forming up on an equal front with greatly superior numbers, found his army almost hopelessly cramped.
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  • The verdict of the physicians was that the injured eye was hopelessly paralysed, and that the preservation of the sight of the other depended upon the maintenance of his general health.
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  • It is no exaggeration to say that a parallel condition in literature would be produced by a strong public opinion to the effect that any Enelish style was hopelessly out of date unless it consisted exclusively of the most difficult types of phrase to be found in the works of Browning and Meredith.
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  • Towards the end of 1888, after recovering from an earlier attack, he was pronounced hopelessly insane, and in this condition he remained until he died on the 25th of August 1900.
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  • But in many cases the patient prefers that the abdomen should be opened for exploration for a possible operation than that he should hopelessly give himself over to the disease.
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  • Against the date assigned to the opening verses of this chapter modern scholars can make no objection, but, if this be the date of the entire work, then many passages in it are hopelessly inexplicable; for the latter just as certainly demand a date subsequent to A.D.
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  • On Sunday, the 5th, Feversham entered Sedgemoor in pursuit; Monmouth the same night attempted a surprise, but his troops were hopelessly routed.
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  • From this date onwards India and the Persian Gulf lay open to the English as far as Portugal was concerned, and before Portugal broke loose from Spain in 1640 her supremacy in Asiatic seas was hopelessly lost.
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  • At length the line of battle was formed, and the Gothic army, probably greatly inferior in number to the Byzantine was hopelessly routed (July 552), the king receiving a mortal wound as he was hurrying from the battlefield.
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  • As in Athens in early times, the mass of the people were yeomen, living on their own small estates, and in time they became hopelessly in debt.
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  • Butler was an earnest and deep-thinking Christian, melancholy by temperament, and grieved by what seemed to him the hopelessly irreligious condition of his age.
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  • The Atoms and Cosmology (adopted in part at least from the doctrines of Leucippus, though the relations between the two are hopelessly obscure).
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  • In this they did not succeed, and the situation became hopelessly entangled by the fact that the national assembly was Radical, the government Liberal, and the regency practically in all its tendencies Conservative.
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  • Although on ordinary maps this region presents to the eye a hopelessly confused aggregate of islands, channels and fjord-like inlets, it is nevertheless clearly disposed in three main sections: (1) the main island; (2) the islands to the south, from which it is separated by Beagle Channel; (3) the islands to the west, marked off from those to the south by the Brecknock Peninsula.
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  • At the battle of Kolin he led the left wing, which, through a misunderstanding with the king, was prematurely drawn into action and failed hopelessly.
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  • The alleged proofs of the existence of a real William Tell in Uri in the 14th century break down hopelessly.
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  • But whatever their theoretical agreement on social questions, politically they were hopelessly at odds.
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  • The policy of the Assembly, moreover, hopelessly aggravated its misunderstanding with the king.
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  • As she leant hopelessly against a wall, it miraculously fell inwards to make a niche for her.
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  • The convention adjourned to Baltimore, where the Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky and Maryland delegations left it, and where Douglas was nominated for the presidency by the Northern Democrats; he campaigned vigorously but hopelessly, boldly attacking disunion, and in the election, though he received a popular vote of 1,376,957, he received an electoral vote of only 12 - Lincoln receiving 180.
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  • The marriage was not a happy one, and after the birth of a son incompatibility of temper led to a separation, the count retiring to his estate on the Indre, where by an extravagant course of living he became hopelessly involved in debt.
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  • At the subsequent elections held in March 1892 he was returned for the county of Bonaventure, but his party was hopelessly defeated.
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  • Over against these passages stand others of a hopelessly pessimistic character, wherein, alike as to Israel's I Ryssel has adopted Charles's restoration of the text in these passages and practically also in xliv.
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  • This time Sigismondo had blundered; for the cause of Anjou was hopelessly ruined in Italy.
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  • While she calls for activity and alliances to fight the TNCs, she is hopelessly vague about what kind of action is needed.
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  • I asked my friend Philip, who is hopelessly addicted to the things, what he thought.
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  • But it's not long before Blackwell is hopelessly befuddled by Pathan's third slower ball in four deliveries.
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  • I have never deleted an email, sent or received, so that my in and out boxes are now hopelessly clogged.
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  • Will the children of such unions be enriched by the dual heritage that they have, or be hopelessly confused?
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  • So no one could find out that BRS has, at its very core, hopelessly corrupted logic?
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  • extraterrestrial spaceships is kept secret is hopelessly irrational.
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  • The idea of a mechanical pump is not only hopelessly simplistic, but also flat-out misconceived.
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  • Some would say that I already live in that society, while others would say that I'm being hopelessly idealistic.
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  • The supply of drugs even under the oil for food program is still hopelessly inadequate.
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  • Only, they turn out to be hopelessly incompetent at that task too.
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  • Each rationalization is consistent with itself, but they are hopelessly inconsistent with each other.
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  • People are going hungry while ever increasing numbers of animals are fed huge amounts of food in a hopelessly inefficient system.
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  • Acting as an election commissioner, Mr Mawrey called the system " hopelessly insecure " .
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  • He says that the club was hopelessly insolvent from the date of the demand.
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  • But nuclear weapons are hopelessly irrelevant to that terrorist threat.
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  • The keeper was left hopelessly stranded as Chris Moore beat him with a deft 10-yard lob into the empty net.
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  • Never have two people been so hopelessly miscast or has an original novel been so badly adapted.
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  • The interpretation of the Marduk texts is also hopelessly misconceived.
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  • Children become hopelessly addicted, social misfits trapped in an electronic never-never land.
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  • Now our affairs are hopelessly muddled by strong, silent men.
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  • But it is just hopelessly naive to expect the US to behave routinely like some sort of global philanthropist.
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  • Only the hopelessly naïve or willfully obtuse can believe that these were the real motives for the war.
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  • The Portuguese maestro was involved in United's third, bamboozling the hopelessly outclass Posh fullback to cross at the near post.
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  • The systems in each area were also hopelessly outdated.
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  • More than ever, it will be compelled to participate on the world market, where its products are hopelessly outgunned.
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  • This way nobody is hopelessly outmatched against the same player for very long.
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  • As online scams get more sophisticated, passwords are becoming hopelessly outmoded -- as passé as floppy disks.
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  • Rommel put tank against tank - but his men were hopelessly outnumbered.
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  • He had to drive several times through the hopelessly overcrowded heart of the city.
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  • They have a real giddy horror of stars and seas, as a man has on the edge of a hopelessly high precipice.
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  • What I can say tho, is that with its heavily treated drums and obtuse white funk rhythms this album sounds hopelessly dated.
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  • This was hopelessly romantic and, speaking on behalf of OOTB, we love hopeless romantics.
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  • For the hopelessly romantic, the island is the absolutely picture perfect setting for an unforgettable Caribbean wedding.
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  • The belief that physical proof of extraterrestrial spaceships is kept secret is hopelessly irrational.
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  • toed feet and at least four toes should be distinguishable, unless the tracks are hopelessly poor quality.
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  • But by the early 1980s it was clear that the assumptions on which loans were based were hopelessly unrealistic.
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  • This sounds hopelessly Utopian, yet it is closer to home than many might believe.
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  • Convinced that opposition to Babylonian rule was suicidal, and interpreting historical events, in the manner of the times, as indications of the temper of the deity, he held that the imminent political destruction of the nation was proof of Yahweh's anger with the people on account of their moral and religious depravity; Jerusalem was hopelessly corrupt and must be destroyed (xxiv.).
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  • Forty times, it is said, he read through the Metaphysics of Aristotle, till the words were imprinted on his memory; but their meaning was hopelessly obscure, until one day they found illumination from the little commentary by Farabi, which he bought at a bookstall for the small sum of three dirhems. So great was his joy at the discovery, thus made by help of a work from which he had expected only mystery, that he hastened to return thanks to God, and bestowed an alms upon the poor.
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  • Eggeling, in Sacred Books of the East) respectively - arranged systematically in accordance with the ritual divisions, the older school on the other hand present their materials in a hopelessly jumbled form; for not only is each type of sacrifice not dealt with continuously and in orderly fashion, but short textual sections of mantras are constantly followed immediately by their dogmatic exegesis; the term brahmana thus applying in their case only to these detached comments and not to the connected series of them.
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  • respects was much in need of such elevation will be doubted by none but the hopelessly cynical; and probably there are few readers who can peruse the paragraph in which Gibbon " approaches the delicate subject of his early love " without discerning in it a pathos much deeper than that of which the writer was himself aware.
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  • All the earlier accounts agree that he had a winning personality and considerable talent, but he was badly educated, systematically terrorized by a brutal governor and hopelessly debauched by corrupt pages, and grew up a semi-idiot.
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  • The government had not elasticity enough to adapt itself to so profound a change in its ancient traditions; the finances became more and more hopelessly embarrassed, in spite of ruinous taxation; and attempts at European innovations in the court and army made matters only worse, so long as no attempt was made to improve Muhammad VI.
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  • Here then we have the basis of a view in which there are not two media to be considered, but one medium, homogeneous in essence and differentiated as regards its parts only by the presence of nuclei of intrinsic strain or motion - in which the physical activities of matter are identified with those arising from the atmospheres of modified aether which thus belong to its atoms. As regards laws of general physical interactions, the atom is fully represented by the constitution of this atmosphere, and its nucleus may be left out of our discussions; but in the problems of biology great tracts of invariable correlations have to be dealt with, which seem hopelessly more complex than any known or humanly possible physical scheme.
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  • Daub had become so hopelessly addicted to this perverse principle that he deduced not only Jesus as the embodiment of the philosophical idea of the union of God and man, but also Judas Iscariot as the embodiment of the idea of a rival god, or Satan."
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  • The fact that Rice was unduly optimistic and allowed the enterprises of the Convention to become almost hopelessly involved in debt, and was constrained to use some of the fund collected for missions to meet the exigencies of his educational and journalistic work, intensified the hostility of those who had suspected from the beginning the good faith of the agents and denied the scriptural authority of boards, paid agents, paid missionaries, &c. So virulent became the opposition that in several states, as Tennessee and Kentucky, the work of the Convention was for years excluded, and a large majority in each association refused to receive into their fellowship those who advocated or contributed to its objects.
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  • He failed, owing to the same reaction that was causing the feudal system to make inroads upon the army, the magistracy and industry; but in his fall he put on the guise of a reformer, and by a last wild plunge he left the monarchy, already compromised by the affair of the Diamond Necklace, hopelessly exposed (April 1787).
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  • The first he is willing to accept without further inquiry, though it is an error to suppose, as Kant seems to have supposed, that he regarded mathematical propositions as coming under this head (see HuME); with respect to the second, he finds himself, and confesses that he finds himself, hopelessly at fault.
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  • "It's as if a dam had burst," said the Cossack hopelessly.
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  • His emaciated young face, disfigured by the half-shaven head, hung down hopelessly.
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  • Apes have five toed feet and at least four toes should be distinguishable, unless the tracks are hopelessly poor quality.
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  • This sounds hopelessly utopian, yet it is closer to home than many might believe.
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  • Trends come and go with lightning speed, new, dominant companies emerge seemingly out of nowhere and what's state-of-the-art today becomes hopelessly outmoded tomorrow.
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  • You don't want to find that your child has mistaken a jar of buttons for candy or that your precious kitty has become hopelessly tangled in a basket of ribbons.
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  • Soon, you've gone weeks without touching your research and you're hopelessly behind.
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  • Yes, it is very important for you to feel understood; qualities like empathy can help you to feel more at home, but in the long run, sitting around glossing over your life's woes may end up making you feel more hopelessly down than ever.
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  • Nothing can be as frustrating as looking hopelessly for a candle to go in your favorite Christmas candle holder to find out that you have none left.
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  • You don't want to purchase 20 matching frames for a project only to discover that the holes for hanging the frames are hopelessly crooked.
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  • With larger-than-life characters and intricate plot lines, these episodes can leave us both confused and hopelessly wanting to watch more.
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  • Keep in mind that a creditor's records may be incomplete, lost or hopelessly misfiled.
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  • You don't get hung up on the clues that seem hopelessly vague.
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  • In addition, Australian songwriter John Farrar wrote and produced two of the album's biggest hits including Hopelessly Devoted to You, and You're the One That I Want.
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  • Olivia Newton-John's ballad "Hopelessly Devoted to You" was nominated for an Academy Award for best original song in 1978.
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  • While perfection remained out of reach, the notion that it was even achievable seems, perhaps, hopelessly naive and idealistic.
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  • Hopelessly in Love: Sheer with a touch of two tone pink.
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