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  • The method of Morgagni found many imitators, both in his own country and in others.

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  • Moreover, Simeon had many imitators, well authenticated Pillar-hermits being met with till the 6th century.

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  • Whether this justifies Wagner's successors and imitators in showing a constant preference for passages of which not even the general outline is practicable; whether it justifies a state of things in which the normal compass of every instrument in an advanced loth-century score would appear to be about a fifth higher than any player of that instrument will admit;, whether it proves that it is artistically desirable that when there.

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  • On the other hand, the genuine Orphics, a fraternity of religious ascetics, found unscrupulous imitators and impostors, who.

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  • But Geoffrey hardly did justice to the Normans if he meant to imply that they were simple imitators of others.

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  • Owing probably to political difficulties and to the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War, the building was never completed according to the original plans; but the portion that was built was among the chief glories of Athens, and afforded a model to many subsequent imitators.

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  • used, it gives the Book of Lupus, " De Metris Boetii," the "Vita Boetii " contained in some MSS., " Elogia Boetii," and a short list of the commentators, translators and imitators of the Consolatio.

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  • A taste for French literature spread rapidly, and the poets and dramatists of Paris found clever imitators in St Petersburg.

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  • The works of the ancient tragedians (especially Seneca, in preference to the Greek) came into vogue, and were slavishly followed by French and Italian imitators down to the 17th century.

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  • If we wish to know what Wagner means, we must fight our way through his drama to his music; and we must not expect to find that each phrase in the mouth of the actor corresponds word for note with the music. That sort of correspondence Wagner leaves to his imitators; and his views on " Leit-motifhunting," as expressed in his prose writings and conversation, are contemptuously tolerant.

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  • The brilliant success of Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, in which Wagnerian technique is applied to the diatonic style of nursery songs with a humorous accuracy undreamed of by Wagner's imitators, points a moral which would have charmed Wagner himself; but until the revival of some rudiments of musical common sense becomes widespread, there is little prospect of the influence of Wagner's harmonic style being productive of anything better than nonsense.

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  • The Church of Smyrna had early to explain its position in this matter with regard to St Polycarp: "We worship Christ, as the Son of God; as to the martyrs, we love them as the disciples and imitators of the Lord" (Martyrium Polycarpi, xvii.

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  • An accomplished artist in the Chinese manner, he amused himself and his friends by burlesque sketches, marked by a grace and humour that his imitators never equalled.

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  • adoption of similar departments in a great number of newspapers and periodicals, and, besides several imitators in England, there are now parallel journals in Holland, France, and Italy.

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  • The Acta soon had imitators.

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  • (1872); and especially the learned work of Hervieux, Les Fabulistes latins depuis le siecle d'Auguste jusqu'a la fin du moyen age (Paris, 1884), who gives the Latin texts of all the medieval imitators (direct and indirect) of Phaedrus, some of them being published for the first time.

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  • In England the political schemings of Parsons were no small factors in the odium which fell on the Society at large; and his determination to capture the English Catholics as an apanage of the Society, to the exclusion of all else, was an object lesson to the rest of Europe of a restless ambition and lust of domination which were to find many imitators.

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  • It is only through his agency and that of his imitators, "the elect," that the separation of the light from the darkness can be completed.

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  • His works, especially the Postilla litteralis, were very popular in the 14th and 15th centuries, but produced few imitators.

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  • His example found imitators.

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  • 34) may be taken to show that foundation sacrifices, familiar 1 Ahab's ivory palace found its imitators (1 Kings xxii.

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  • As in the case of all great men, Johnson has suffered a good deal at the hands of his imitators and admirers.

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  • The great Latin poets were imitators indeed, but mere imitators they were no more than Petrarch or Milton.

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  • Holberg founded no school of immediate imitators, but his stimulating influence was rapid and general.

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  • The flock included intelligent pupils, empty-headed imitators, and romantic natures who turned philosophy into lyric measures.

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  • His dissolute manners found only too many imitators, and the regency was one of the most corrupt periods in French history.

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  • In metal-work, as in other arts, the Romans were pupils and imitators of the Greeks.

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  • Thus the first and second definitions represent the founders of the sophistry of culture, Protagoras and Prodicus, from the respective points of view of the older Athenians, who disliked the new culture, and the younger Athenians, who admired it; the third and fourth definitions represent imitators to whom the note of itinerancy was not applicable; the fifth definition represents the earlier eristics, contemporaries of Socrates, whom it was necessary to distinguish from the teachers of forensic oratory; the sixth is framed to meet the anomalous case of Socrates, in whom many saw the typical sophist, though Plato conceives this view to be unfortunate; and the seventh and final definition, having in view eristical sophistry fully developed, distinguishes it from SfµoXoyuci, i.e.

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  • In his own age they found him imitators.

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  • At the same time Spanish influences reached them through the imitators of Guevara and the dramatists; French influences in the versions of romances; German in fluences in popular translations of the Faust legend, Eulenspiegel and similar productions.

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  • Since, however, we learn from Bmda that already in his time Cadmon had had many imitators, the abstract probability is rather unfavourable than otherwise to the assumption that a collection of poems contained in a late 10th century MS. contains any of his work.

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  • The adhesion of Halebi produced many imitators, and with a retinue of believers, a charming wife and considerable funds, Sabbatai returned in triumph to the Holy Land.

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  • Talent had been shown by certain individuals, but no healthy school of Swedish poetry had been founded, and the latest imitators of Stjernhjelm had lost every vestige of taste and independence.

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  • Quite a different turn was taken by the ambition of another class of imitators of Firdousl, especially during the last four centuries of the Hegira, who tried to create a new ~

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  • What he achieved for the modern world was not merely to bequeath to his Italian imitators masterpieces of lyrical art unrivalled for perfection of workmanship, but also, and far more, to open out for Europe a new sphere of mental activity.

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  • This disengagement from local circumstance without the sacrifice of emotional sincerity is a merit in Petrarch, but it became a fault in his imitators.

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  • Theophrastus has found many imitators in this kind of writing, notably Hall (1608), Sir Thomas Overbury (1614-16), Bishop Earle (1628) and La Bruyere (1688), who also translated the Characters.

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  • This work called forth a host of imitators, and a number of their writings, together with the groundwork, were edited as a Book of Methuselah, i.e.

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  • His imitators in Cork were swept away.

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  • With some help from Father Mathew he kept the monster meetings in order, and his constant denunciations of lawless violence distinguish him from his imitators.

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  • The Maillotins of Paris found imitators in other great towns; and in Auvergne and Vivarais ~~o1t the Tuchins renewed the Jacquerie.

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  • spawned many imitators.

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  • And, moreover, those composers who have done most to realize this new nature (as Wagner has done for the brass instruments) have also retained, to an extent unsuspected by their imitators, the definite character which the instrument had in its earlier form.

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  • Wagner's orthodox contemporaries regarded such mixtures of key as sheer nonsense; and it would seem that the rank and file of his imitators agree with that view, since they either plagiarize Wagner's actual progressions or else produce such mixtures with no vividness of key-colour and little attempt to follow those melodic trains of thought by which Wagner makes sense of them.

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  • For the JinkOshotO-ki, by its strong advocacy of the mikados administrative rights as against the ustirpations of military feudalism, may be said to have sowed the seeds of Japan~s modern polity; and the Taihei-ki, by its erudite diction, skilful rhetoric, simplification of old grammatical constructions and copious interpolation of Chinese words, furnished a model for many imitators and laid the foundations of Japans 19th-century style.

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  • One of the imitators of old Satsuma was among the first to perceive that a new line must be struck out.

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  • The list of imitators begins with Geoffrey Gaimar, the author of the Estorie des Engles (c. '11' 4 7), and Wace, whose Roman de Brut (1155) is partly a translation and partly a free paraphrase of the Historia.

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  • The literature of the first or Renaissance period gives us some good poets, who although occasionally imitators are not without national feeling, and a goodly array of chroniclers, most of whom made use of Latin.

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  • Easily shipped, easy to lift and to fold into a car trunk, the Cute was unique and has spawned many imitators.

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  • As time passed, tin ceilings became valued not as only plaster imitators, but as a beautiful ceiling embellishment.

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  • There have been many imitators since that time both in the States and abroad, but Kolaj devised Corely's comprehensive therapeutic program.

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  • When this took place in 1983, the crowd was astonished and hundreds of thousands of imitators attempted the signature move.

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  • High level designers are not always flattered by their imitators.

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  • The 1979 release of John Carpenter's Halloween paved the way for countless imitators, each of which tried to be a little grosser than the one before it.

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  • The Atkins diet has spawned many imitators since 1973, due to the success many dieters have experienced.

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  • Banda was initially popularized by military bands, but imitators soon sprung up.

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  • One of the crown jewels in VH1's dizzyingly successful Celebreality franchise, Flavor of Love has spawned many imitators - not to mention a seemingly never ending run of spin offs - but some may say that the original is still the best.

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  • Every time a great new website is launched, it's only a matter of minutes before a dozen imitators are launched along with it, trying to piggy-back along with any wave of popularity.

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