Impressed sentence example

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  • I was impressed and told him so.
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  • I am impressed you learned it.
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  • Maybe he was impressed with how quickly Jonathan improved.
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  • Her happiness impressed all; nobody seemed to pity her.
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  • The peasants in the crowd were similarly impressed when they saw Rostov's rapid, firm steps and resolute, frowning face.
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  • I.m impressed, little sis.
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  • "I'm impressed," Dean said and he meant it.
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  • Miriam seemed as impressed by the artwork and decor as Elisabeth had been.
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  • Carmen didn't warm to people instantly, nor was she generally impressed by praise... which was why it came as such a surprise that mere words were such powerful tools.
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  • "Macbeth" seems to have impressed me most.
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  • You even said you were impressed with the hospital in Bartlesville.
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  • Maybe the women are impressed by you, but I'm not.
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  • Two of his merits seem to have impressed the ancients themselves.
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  • In the time that she had known him, he had given no indication that he was impressed by money or people with important positions.
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  • The figure of Alexander naturally impressed itself upon the imagination of the world which his career had shaken.
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  • She was beginning to see why Alex wasn't impressed with Señor Medena.
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  • Then we took that ride and you were so impressed with the country.
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  • "You're brave," he said, genuinely impressed she'd attempt such a thing.
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  • The attempt failed and its author was caught and executed, but while t appeared at first to destroy Napoleons Italian sympathies and led to a sharp interchange of notes between Paris and Turin, the emperor was really impressed by the attempt and by Orsinis letter from prison exhorting him to intervene in Italy.
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  • It is well known that Darwin was deeply impressed by differences in flora and fauna, which seemed to be functions of locality, and not the result of obvious dissimilarities of environment.
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  • He took in her perfect features once more, impressed again with his choice.
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  • It seems strange to many people that I should be impressed by the wonders and beauties of Niagara.
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  • Bishop Brooks taught me no special creed or dogma; but he impressed upon my mind two great ideas--the fatherhood of God and the brotherhood of man, and made me feel that these truths underlie all creeds and forms of worship.
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  • Damian, however, was impressed he was able to do it at all.
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  • Carnot, who were greatly impressed by his energy, sincerity and ability.
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  • The audience was impressed by the rhetoric the young girl used in her speech.
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  • I don't think Alex is too impressed with sophistication.
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  • They were riding slower than she had with Alex, so it took them longer to get there, but the men were impressed with the attraction.
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  • The veins of the leaves are next impressed by means of a die, and the petals are given their natural rounded forms by goffering irons of various shapes.
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  • The prince, who generally kept very strictly to social distinctions and rarely admitted even important government officials to his table, had unexpectedly selected Michael Ivanovich (who always went into a corner to blow his nose on his checked handkerchief) to illustrate the theory that all men are equals, and had more than once impressed on his daughter that Michael Ivanovich was "not a whit worse than you or I."
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  • Maybe it was simply his confidence that impressed people.
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  • Aristotle has impressed the ordinary mind chiefly by his criticism of Plato's ideal theory; and therefore he is often ranked as the father of empiricists.
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  • The ministers were mostly Puritans; by their ordination, &c., Episcopalian; and for the most part strongly impressed with the desirability of nearer agreement with the Church of Scotland, and other branches of the Reformed Church on the Continent.
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  • "That must have impressed her," she said sarcastically.
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  • Sure, but I don't think the goats were impressed - by him or his fancy rental car.
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  • Thus began that system of mixed government, Teutonic and Roman, which, in the absence of a national monarch, impressed the institutions of new Italy from the earliest date with dualism.
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  • Even ice begins with delicate crystal leaves, as if it had flowed into moulds which the fronds of waterplants have impressed on the watery mirror.
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  • All this was vivid, majestic, and unexpected; but what impressed Pierre most of all was the view of the battlefield itself, of Borodino and the hollows on both sides of the Kolocha.
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  • After two successful voyages, Eudoxus, impressed with the idea that Africa was surrounded by ocean on the south, left the Egyptian service, and proceeded to Cadiz and other Mediterranean centres of trade seeking a patron who would finance an expedition for the purpose of African discovery; and we learn from Strabo that the veteran explorer made at least two voyages southward along the coast of Africa.
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  • This fact impressed Alpatych, but in thinking about his own business he soon forgot it.
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  • That he'd grown a little more thoughtful and a little less reactive in how he handled adversity impressed Gabe.
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  • Somewhat relieved, she read his biography, impressed by his clientele, who ranged from heads of countries around the world to the richest families on the planet.
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  • She had thought he would either be impressed or think the idea was silly.
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  • We were impressed by your sight and sacrifice.
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  • All attempts to bribe him were unsuccessful, and Pyrrhus is said to have been so impressed that he released the prisoners without ransom (Plutarch, Pyrrhus, 18).
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  • You don't sound impressed.
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  • You are not impressed?
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  • I don't think she's as impressed with your hunting skills as you are, Bordeaux.
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  • "How the hell did Dusty end up with someone like you?" he asked and looked down at himself, impressed.
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  • And he was impressed.
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  • The feast must be important, and his attempt to request her attendance-- rather than demand it-- impressed her.
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  • He could tell she wasn't impressed.
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  • She screamed at him and flashed the light in his eyes, but he wasn't impressed.
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  • While he shouldn't have been surprised to find Angel in such a position, Brady was still impressed.
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  • Impressed already with the airy condo, she ascended the stairs to the second floor.
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  • During his term of office he appeared in a case before the United States Supreme Court, where his knowledge of civil law so strongly impressed Edward Livingston, the secretary of state, who was himself an admirer of Roman Law, that he urged Legare to devote himself to the study of this subject with the hope that he might influence American law toward the spirit and philosophy and even the forms and processes of Roman jurisprudence.
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  • It is plain that the Norman settlers in Apulia were not so deeply impressed with the local style as they were in Sicily, while they thought much more of it than they thought of the local style of England.
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  • Short in stature and uncouth in appearance, his individuality first shocked and then by its earnestness impressed the House of Commons; and his sturdy independence of party ties, combined with a gift of rough but genuine eloquence (of which his speech on the Royal Title Bill of 1876 was an example), rapidly made him one of the best-known public men in the country.
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  • The upper surface often shows a number of impressed dots (punctures).
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  • But the Liverpool & Manchester railway, opened in 1830, first impressed the national mind with the fact that a revolution in the methods of travelling had really taken place; and further, it was for it that the first high-speed locomotive of the modern type was invented and constructed.
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  • That Moses united the scattered tribes, probably consisting at first mainly of the Josephite, under the common worship of Yahweh, and that upon the religion of Yahweh a distinctly ethical character was impressed,is generally recognized.
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  • The Tell el-Amarna despatches are crowded with evidences of Canaanite forms and idioms impressed on the Babylonian language of these cuneiform documents.
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  • Then, poor but not discouraged, he resolved to be a lawyer, and after reading Coke upon Littleton and the Virginia laws for a few weeks only, he strongly impressed one of his examiners, and was admitted to the bar at the age of twentyfour, on condition that he spend more time in study before beginning to practise.
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  • The writings of Tauler and Luther so impressed him, that in 1522 he visited Wittenberg, where he made the acquaintance of Andreas Carlstadt and Thomas Miinzer.
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  • Their concessions continue to become ever more significant, and all that follows from them should be carefully noticed by those who are impressed by their arguments.
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  • The differences between the form of the written history and the conditions which prevailed have impressed themselves variously upon modern writers, and efforts have been made to recover from the Old Testament earlier forms more in accordance with the external evidence.
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  • His private life was exemplary, and he impressed his contemporaries with the loftiness of his character.
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  • He wrote in his autobiography that he was impressed with her beauty.
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  • He took other men's labour as his due, and impressed their words, of which he had suggested the underlying ideas, with the stamp of his own individuality; his collaborators themselves did not complain - they were but too glad to be of help in the great work of controlling and forwarding the French Revolution through its greatest thinker and orator.
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  • The duty of collecting and weighing evidence for himself was at every turn impressed upon the boy; he was taught to accept no opinion on authority.
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  • As an orator, he was denunciatory rather than suasive; thus while on the one hand he powerfully impressed, on the other hand he stimulated opposition.
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  • When we turn from the sphere of politics to the history of civilization and culture, we find the effects of the Crusades as deeply impressed, if not so definitely marked.
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  • The question as to whether copper really was first used in Egypt is not yet resolved, and many arguments can be brought against the theory of Egyptian origin and in favour of one in Syria or further north.26 Egypt has also recently been credited with being the inceptor of the whole " megalithic (or heliolithic, as the fashionable word now is) culture " of mankind, from Britain to China and (literally) Peru or at any rate Mexico via the Pacific Isles.27 The theory is that the achievements of the Egyptians in great stone architecture at the time of the pyramid-builders so impressed their contemporaries that they were imitated in the surrounding lands, by the Libyans and Syrians, that the fame of them was carried by the Phoenicians further afield, and that early Arab and Indian traders passed on the megalithic idea to Farther India, and thence to Polynesia and so on so that both the teocalli of Teotihuacan and Stonehenge are ultimately derived through cromlechs and dolmens innumerable from the stone pyramid of Saqqara, built by Imhotep, the architect of King Zoser, about 3100 B.C. (afterwards deified as the patron of science and architecture).
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  • The Babylonians apparently refused to be impressed by the Egyptians in this matter, and went on building temples in brick, probably for the good reason that they could not get any stone.
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  • 2 It was at this moment of doubt that Alexeiev, leaving Port Arthur just in time and profoundly impressed with the precarious state of affairs in the fleet and the fortress, gave the order, as commander Alexeiev in-chief by land and sea, for an " active " policy (19th and May).
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  • Andrew Boden of Carlstadt, a colleague of Luther's in the university of Wittenberg, was strongly impressed with the contradiction which he believed to exist between evangelical teaching and the usages of medieval ecclesiastical xvII.
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  • We were impressed by the dedication, the enthusiasm and the commitment to quality shown by all the staff we encountered.
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  • Impressed Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida with chrysler's of to percent and tropic craft becomes iffy.
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  • We were not as impressed with the vegetable pakora - a little tough.
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  • Central design of four stamped palmettes set crosswise in an impressed frame.
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  • Impressed that more red arizona auto insurance rooster a remedy the primary.
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  • The local farmers who saw him were impressed and I got a few offers for him as a working sheepdog.
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  • However, we were impressed by the sincerity of accounts.
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  • A vain attempt being made in Demerara to conceal from the knowledge of the slaves the arrival of the order in council, they became impressed with the idea that they had been set free, and accordingly refused to work, and, compulsion being resorted to, offered resistance.
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  • Besides, he was deeply impressed by the fact of man's personality and by the problem of his personal immortality, which brought him back through Schelling to Leibnitz, whose Monadologie throughout maintains the plurality of monadic souls and the omnipresence of perception, sketches in a few sections (§§ 23, 78-81) a panpsychic parallelism, though without identity, between bodily motions and psychic perceptions, and, what is most remarkable, already uses the conservation of energy to argue that physical energy pursues its course in bodies without interacting with souls ., and that motions produce motions, perceptions produce perceptions.
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  • Pragmatism has very distinctly a connexion with religion, because it explains, and to some extent justifies, the faithattitude or will to believe, and those who study the psychology of religion cannot but be impressed with the pragmatic nature of this attitude.
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  • ShahId of Balkh, the first who made a diwan or ~ilphabeticaI collection of his lyrics; and Rudagi (or Rttdakl), fhe first classic genius of Persia, who impressed upon every form of lyric and didactic poetry its peculiar stamp and individual character (see RUDAGI).
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  • They are all very impressed with the realism in the game.
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  • Sipping an iced watermelon juice, I was impressed by the scope of the menu.
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  • Take the time to really add a distinct sense of style to your wedding programs, working these two beautifully complimentary colors into the design, and your guests will be impressed with the results.
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  • It's easy to be impressed by the specs of a smartphone, like the resolution of the screen, the amount of storage, and the speed of the processor, but perhaps the most important part of any modern smartphone are the apps.
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  • Nothing complements a fabulous meal like some chocolate and when it is in the form of a French dessert, your guests are sure to be impressed.
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  • Towards the end of Ruysbroeck's life, in 1378, he was visited by the fervid lay-preacher Gerhard Groot (1340-1384), who was so impressed by the life of the community at Groenendal that he conceived the idea of founding a Christian brotherhood, bound by no monastic vows, but living together in simplicity and piety with all things in common, after the apostolic pattern.
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  • The -fact that the name of the ant has come down in English from a thousand years ago shows that this class of insects impressed the old inhabitants of England as they impressed the Hebrews and Greeks.
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  • He impressed on his followers the doctrine that in all things the end was to be considered.
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  • A copper plate having been coated with wax, outline and ornament are cut into the wax, the lettering is impressed with type, and the intaglio thus produced is electrotyped.
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  • Thus the lettering of the map, having been set up in type, is inked in and transferred to a stone or a zinc-plate, or it is impressed upon transfer-paper and transferred to the stone.
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  • Having quarrelled with her husband, Robert Buchan, a potter of Greenock, she settled with her children in Glasgow, where she was deeply impressed by a sermon preached by Hugh White, minister of the Relief church at Irvine.
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  • Impressed by the formalism and deadness of contemporary Christianity (of which there is much evidence in the confessions of the Puritan writers themselves) he emphasized the importance of repentance and personal striving after the truth.
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  • He already had the means of shepherding those who were impressed by the preaching.
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  • And though Bede makes no pretensions to originality, least of all in his theological works, freely taking what he needed, and (what is very rare in medieval writers) acknowledging what he took, "out of the works of the venerable Fathers," still everything he wrote is informed and impressed with his own special character and temper.
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  • Do they originate through the natural selection of those variations which are the more adaptive; or do they originate through the inheritance of those acquired modifications which are impressed on the nervous system in the course of individual and intelligent use ?
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  • From his earliest years he had been deeply impressed with the piety, beauty and thoughtfulness of the writings of the Christian mystics, but it was not till after his accidental meeting with the works of Boehme, about 1734, that pronounced mysticism appeared in his works.
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  • The full reach of this discovery seems as yet scarcely to have impressed itself upon the emperor with complete conviction, for in the succeeding campaign in Poland we find that he twice departed from this form - at Pultusk and Heilsbergand each time his enemy succeeded in escaping him.
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  • But Villeneuve, who was deeply impressed by the inefficiency of the ships of his fleet and especially of the Spaniards, and who was convinced that an overwhelming British force would be united against him in the Channel, lost heart, and on the 15th of August sailed south to Cadiz.
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  • How its splendour impressed the imagination may be seen from the stories of the Arabian Nights.
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  • His lucid style and the perfection of his experimental demonstrations drew to his lectures a crowd of enthusiastic scholars, on whom he impressed the importance of applied science by conducting them round the factories and workshops of the city; and he further found time to hold weekly "colloquies" on physical questions at his house with a small circle of young students.
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  • The Sienese school of painting owes its origin to the influence of Byzantine art; but it improved that art, impressed it with a special stamp and was for long independent of all other influences.
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  • The voyage was not successful as a trading venture, but Farewell was so impressed with the possibilities of Natal both for trade and colonization that he resolved to establish himself at the port.
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  • He was deeply impressed with the folly of such a project, and he was seized with a strong desire to go up to London and deliver his sentiments on the subject.
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  • The splendour of the imperial city profoundly impressed all the northern barbarians, and the Magyars, during the 10th century, saw a great deal of the Greeks.
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  • Meanwhile the astronomical theories of development of the solar system from a gaseous condition to its present form, put forward by Kant and by Laplace, had impressed men's minds with the conception of a general movement of spontaneous progress or development in all nature.
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  • Whether the necessary forces are due to aerial pressures acting on the rear, or to forces directly impressed from without, is a matter of indifference.
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  • If we suppose that the force impressed upon the element of mass D dx dy dz is DZ dx dy dz, being everywhere parallel to the axis of Z, the only change required in our equations (I), (2) is the addition of the term Z to the second member of the third equation (2).
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  • His victim's death so impressed him that he was converted, became head of the sect, and was martyred in 690 by Justinian II.
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  • Impressed with the perversions and corruptions of popular Hinduism, Ram Mohan Roy investigated the Hindu Shastras, the Koran and the Bible, repudiated the polytheistic worship of the Shastras as false, and inculcated the reformed principles of monotheism as found in the ancient Upanishads of the Vedas.
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  • Not only so, but the physician, thus fascinated by "types," and impressed by the silent monumentsof the pathological museum, was led to localize disease too much, to isolate the acts of nature, and to forget not only the continuity of the phases which lead up to the exemplary forms, or link them together, but to forget also that even between the types themselves relations of affinity must exist - and these oftentimes none the less intimate for apparent diversities of form, for types of widely different form may be, and indeed often are, more closely allied than types which have more superficial resemblance - and to forget, moreover, how largely negative is the process of abstraction by which types are imagined.
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  • Although our conception of the poet's life is necessarily vague and meagre, yet his personal force is so remarkable and so vividly impressed on his poem, that we seem able to form a consistent idea of his qualities and characteristics.
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  • On the other hand, they are constantly impressed by his power of reasoning both deductively and inductively, by the subtlety and fertility of invention with which he applies analogies, by the clearness and keenness of his observation, by the fulness of matter with which his mind is stored, and by the consecutive force, the precision and distinctness of his style, when employed in the processes of scientific exposition.
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  • The famous Pico della Mirandola was particularly impressed by the friar's attainments, and is said to have urged Lorenzo de' Medici to recall him from Lombardy.
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  • From the moment when she took her seat at the head of the council board she impressed her veteran counsellors with the conviction of her superior genius.
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  • When that stage has been reached, not merely the greater part, but the whole, of our knowledge will be impressed with one character, the character, namely, of positivity or scientificalness; and all our conceptions in every part of knowledge will be thoroughly homogeneous.
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  • From his earliest manhood Comte had been powerfully impressed by the necessity of elevating the condition of women.
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  • Fox was not favourably impressed by Napoleon.
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  • Whoever can believe that the successes were numerous and that descriptions were given correctly - not only of facts present to the minds of inquirers, and of other persons present who were not consciously taking a share in the experiments, but also of facts necessarily unknown to all concerned - must of course be most impressed by the latter kind of success.
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  • He was one of the earliest of English parliamentary orators; his speeches greatly impressed his contemporaries, and in a later generation, as Macaulay observes, they were "a favourite theme of old men who lived to see the conflicts of Walpole and Pulteney."
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  • Those who knew Maurice best were deeply impressed with the spirituality of his character.
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  • At Bologna he read Melanchthon's Loci communes theologiae and was so impressed by it that in 1549 he went to Wittenberg to see the author, and shortly afterwards became a Protestant.
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  • He had been chosen to meet Hamilton in controversy, with a view to convincing him of his errors, but the arguments of the Scottish proto-martyr, and above all the spectacle of his heroism at the stake, impressed Alesius so powerfully that he was entirely won over to the cause of the Reformers.
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  • But the precarious tenure of their possession had been deeply impressed on them by the disasters and humiliations they had undergone in these districts during the reign of Domitian.
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  • The bad faith of the condottiere Paolo Vitelli (beheaded at Florence in 1499) had deeply impressed him.
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  • The spectacle of the adoration of the pope at Bologna impressed him strongly in an anti-papal direction.
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  • "Gouge" is also used as the name of a bookbinder's tool, for impressing a curved line on the leather, and for the line so impressed.
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  • The author or the final redactor has impressed a certain linguistic character on the book, which differentiates it not only from all secular writings of the time, but also from all the New Testament books, including the Johannine.
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  • In earlier times the church had strongly impressed the duty of loyalty to Rome, as we see from the Epistle to the Romans and 1 Peter.
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  • The Christian duty of love to those that wrong us does not seem to have impressed itself on our Apocalyptist.
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  • Her courageous bearing during the return from Varennes had greatly impressed Barnave, and he now approached her on behalf of the Feuillants and the constitutional party.
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  • At Humboldt Bay the people are ready to trade, as are the tribes at Astrolabe Bay; here the Russian Miklucho Maclay lived for some time, and was favourably impressed by the natives.
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  • Moreover, in the fascinating collection of popular satires and ephemeral pamphlets made by Schade, one is constantly impressed with the absence of religious fervour, and the highly secular nature of the matters discussed.
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  • On the other hand, the impartial historical student cannot compare the Thirty-nine Articles with the contemporaneous canons and decrees of the council of Trent without being impressed by striking contrasts between the two sets of dogmas.
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  • The real issue comes into view in the attempt, undertaken in the interest of freedom, to substitute for the notion of the world as a cosmos pervaded by no discernible principle and in its essence indifferent to the form impressed upon it by its active parts.
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  • When the velocity of the jet is gradually increased there is a certain range of velocity for which the jet is unstable, so that any deviation from the straight rush-out tends to increase as the jet moves up. If then the jet is just on the point of instability, and is subjected as its base to alternations of motion, the sinuosities impressed on the jet become larger and larger as it flows out, and the flame is as it were folded on itself.
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  • But, if quite regular disturbances are impressed on the jet at intervals of time which depend on the diameter and speed of outflow (they must be somewhat more than ?r times its diameter apart), these disturbances go on growing and break the stream up into equal drops, which all move with the same velocity one after the other.
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  • Nogi and Oyama were equally impressed with the strength of the new (west) Russian front, and like Grant at Petersburg in 1864, extended farther and farther to the outer flank, the Russians following suit.
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  • Schumacher seems to have been profoundly impressed by the administrative superiority of a strong centralised monarchy in the hands of an energetic monarch who knew his own mind; and, in politics, as in manners, France ever afterwards was his model.
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  • The immediate cause of war - the murder of the heir to the throne - had profoundly impressed all the Austrian peoples, and the belief that efforts were being made from without to destroy the old empire produced among them a strong reaction in favour of its preservation.
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  • In spite of the illness of the emperor Frederick a certain number of court festivities were held in her honour, and she had long conversations with Prince Bismarck, who was deeply impressed by her majesty's personality.
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  • The current in the shunt coil lags 90 degrees behind the impressed electromotive force of the circuit to be measured; hence if the main current is in step with the potential difference of the terminals of the supply mains, which is the case when the supply is given wholly to electric lamps, then the field due to the main coil differs from that due to the shunt coil by 90 degrees.
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  • 10 Individuals, too, adopted zodiacal emblems. Capricornus was impressed upon the coins of Augustus, Libra on those ' of Pythodoris, queen of Pontus; a sultan of Iconium displayed Leo as his " horoscope " and mark of sovereignty; Stephen of England chose the protection of Sagittarius.
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  • That a man of such conspicuous ability, who impressed himself at the outset on the people of Constantinople as an uncompromising opponent of heresy should within a few short years be an excommunicated fugitive, sacrificed to save the face of Cyril and the Alexandrians, is indeed, as Duchesne says, a tragedy.
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  • Catherine was so favourably impressed by the youths that she restored them part of their estates, and in the beginning of 1796 made them gentlemen in waiting.
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  • A train of ideas which strongly impressed itself on Clerk Maxwell's mind, in the early stages of his theoretical views, was put forward by Lord Kelvin in 1858; he showed that the special characteristics of the rotation of the plane of polarization, discovered by Faraday in light propagated along a magnetic field, viz.
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  • The other course is to consider matter as formed of ultimate atoms, each the nucleus or core of an intrinsic modification impressed on the surrounding region of the aether; this might conceivably be of the nature of vortical motion of a liquid round a ring-core, thus giving a vortex atom, or of an intrinsic strain of some sort radiating from a core, which would give an electric atom.
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  • These powerfully-organized priesthoods, as well as the elaborate nature of their ritual and apparatus of worship, must have deeply and permanently impressed the exiled Jewish community.
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  • From the first the social side of the congress impressed observers with its wealth and variety, nor did the statesmen disdain to use the dining-table or the ballroom as the instruments of their diplomacy.
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  • He may also have been unfavourably impressed with the promulgation by Pius IX.
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  • While in Egypt in 1827, Abd-el-Kader is stated to have been impressed, by the reforms then being carried out by Mehemet Ali, with the value of European civilization, and the knowledge he then gained affected his career.
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  • At the very outset of his labours he had been profoundly impressed with a sense of his responsibility towards the numerous outcast children who were growing up around him in ignorance and crime.
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  • Impressed by the popular ignorance of the Scriptures, he himself translated, or caused others to translate, the New Testament into French from the Vulgate, and formed an association to distribute copies systematically at low prices.
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  • This line of hypothesis and demonstration is typical of the palaeogeographic methods generally - namely, that vertebrate palaeontologists, impressed by the sudden appearance of extinct forms of continental life, demand land connexion or migration tracts from common centres of origin and dispersal, while the invertebrate palaeontologist alone is able to restore ancient coast-lines and determine the extent and width of these tracts.
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  • They were companions of St Columba and their efforts to convert the folk to Christianity seem to have impressed the popular imagination, for several islands bear the epithet "Papa" in commemoration of the preachers.
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  • At a later period the conquering Saracens obtained a mastery over the trade, and by them it was spread both east and west - the textures becoming meantime impressed with the patterns and colours peculiar to that people.
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  • - When a simple periodic force acts on a system capable of oscillatory motion the ultimate forced vibration has a period equal to that of the impressed force, but the ultimate state is only reached theoretically after an infinite time, and if meanwhile the vibrating system suffers any perturbations its free periods will at once assert themselves.
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  • In the course of his learned studies on the history of mechanics he became deeply impressed with Galileo's appeals to simplicity as a test of truth, and converted what is at best only one characteristic of thinking into its essence.
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  • The hull of an iron or steel ship is a magnet, and the distribution of its magnetism depends upon the direction of the ship's head when building, this result being produced by induction from the earth's magnetism, developed and impressed by the hammering of the plates and frames during the process of building.
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  • He obtained a commanding influence over the Dalai Lama, impressed upon him the dangers which threatened Tibet from England, and suggested the desirability of securing Russian protection and even the possibility of converting the tsar and his empire to Buddhism.
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  • His eloquence favourably impressed Charles XI., but his representations were disregarded, and the offensive language with which, in another petition addressed to the king three years later, he renewed his complaints, involved him in a government prosecution.
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  • While Frederick the Great lived she was impressed by his ability.
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  • A,jjwfa u4payis, is derived from the stamp impressed on each piece of the earth; in ancient times the stamp was the head of Artemis.
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  • A lesson of loyalty was thus impressed on aspirants to renown by the last objects which met their eyes as they passed from the sacred enclosure to the scene of their trial.
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  • Henry's power impressed the imagination of his contemporaries, who credited him with aiming at the conquest of France and the acquisition of the imperial title.
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  • In 1840 the country became a British colony, and soon afterwards George Selwyn was consecrated bishop. He was so impressed with the work of native evangelists that he founded a college in Auckland where such teachers could be trained.
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  • The struggle with nature before the precious metals could be made of use impressed upon him more and more the importance of actual personal observation.
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  • Gustavus's youthful experiences impressed him with a life-long distrust of everything Danish.
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  • They begin in the thirteenth year of his reign, and tell us that in the ninth year he had invaded Kalinga, and had been so deeply impressed by the horrors involved in warfare that he had then given up the desire for conquest, and devoted himself to conquest by "religion."
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  • Garrison was deeply impressed by the good Quaker's zeal and devotion, and he resolved to join him and devote himself thereafter to the work of abolishing slavery.
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  • At this period a band of Sikh fanatics called "akalis," attacked Sir Charles Metcalfe's escort, and the steadiness with which the disciplined sepoys repulsed them, so impressed the maharaja that he decided to change the strength of his army from cavalry to infantry.
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  • In 1888 he was encouraged by Oscar Wilde to try his fortune in London, where he published in 1889 his first volume of verse, The Wanderings of Oisin; its original and romantic touch impressed discerning critics, and started a new interest in the "Celtic" movement.
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  • Public opinion in England was strongly O,~~iam~ impressed by the fact that the Egyptian garrisons of batEles of Tokar and Sinkat were perishing within striking dis- El Teb and Lance of the Red Sea littoral.
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  • Though best known for his artificial (or sexual) system, Linnaeus was impressed with the importance of elaborating a natural system of arrangement in which plants should be arranged according to their true affinities.
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  • In 1521 Christian travelled in Germany, and was present at the diet of Worms, where Luther's behaviour profoundly impressed him.
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  • Etienne Choron, a famous teacher of singing, was so impressed with the talents of the two sisters that he undertook to give them gratuitous instruction, and after his death in 1833 they were received into the Conservatoire.
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  • He was president of the Union, and impressed all his contemporaries with his intellectual ability, Dr Jowett himself confidently predicting his signal success in any career he adopted.
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  • The copy, together with the many careful and highly finished preparatory studies for the heads, limbs and draperies which have been preserved, shows that this must have been the one of DUrer's pictures in which he best combined the broader vision and simpler habits of design which had impressed him in the works of Italian art with his own inherited and ingrained love of unflinchingly grasped fact and rugged, accentuated character.
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  • On the Arabs he impressed himself as an enemy very fierce and astute, but as a keeper of his word.
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  • But he was scrupulous of the rights of others, and it was his eager desire to further the cause of justice that impressed his French contemporaries.
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  • Carlyle, conscious of great abilities, and impressed by such instances of the deleterious effects of the social atmosphere of London, resolved to settle in his native district.
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  • He was, as Froude says, impressed by the story of Johnson's " penance " at Uttoxeter, and desired to make a posthumous confession of his shortcomings in his relations to his wife.
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  • Every distinct variety of rock has impressed its own character upon the landscape.
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  • Cromwell, who now crossed the border, impressed this truth, as far as he might, on the preachers, who made in g ?
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  • The interplay of extrinsic and intrinsic factors also differs with the age of the organism affected: the more nearly adult it may be, the more direct appears to be the influence of the environment; the more nearly embryonic the organism may be, the less direct is the result of a force impressed from without.
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  • Darwin certainly was impressed with the view that natural selection and variation together formed a mechanism, the central product of which was adaptation.
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  • The catastrophe seems to have deeply impressed the Greek mind, and the memory of it was preserved.
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  • In December 1805 Napoleon, being much impressed by a chapter in Jomini's treatise, made him a colonel in the French service.
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  • Epiphanes, the persecutor of the Jews, and he has impressed indelible traits upon the conception.
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  • The fauna and flora, which are similar to those of the other North Central States of North America, impressed the early explorers with their richness and variety.
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  • A wide knowledge of the Old Testament supplies him with a text to illustrate one incident after another; and so deeply is he impressed with the correspondence between the life of Christ and the words of ancient prophecy, that he does not hesitate to introduce his quotations by the formula " that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet."
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  • To the modern reader, who may well be impressed b y Goethe's extraordinary receptivity, it may seem strange that his interests in Italy were so limited; for, after all, he saw comparatively little of the art treasures of Italy.
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  • At eighteen she was so impressed by a sermon of St Francis that she was filled with the desire to devote herself to the kind of life he was leading.
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  • He was an eye-witness on more than one occasion of the folly and excesses of the French Revolution; and these scenes not only increased his love for his church, but strongly impressed him with that dread of anarchy, of popular movements ending in bloodshed, and of communistic and socialistic views which characterized him in after life.
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  • Africa, and he so impressed Lord Milner by his qualities that the High Commissioner hoped to secure him as his successor.
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  • Since the battle of Plassey no event so greatly impressed the native imagination as the capture of Seringapatam, which won for General Harris a peerage and for Wellesley an Irish marquisate.
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  • The man behind both critical and creative work was so genuine, that through his writings and speech and action he impressed himself deeply upon his generation in America, especially upon the thoughtful and scholarly class who looked upon him as especially their representative.
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  • Orthodox churchmen, Evangelical and Tractarian alike, were alarmed by views on the incarnate nature of Christ that seemed to them to impugn his Divinity, and by concessions to the Higher Criticism in the matter of the inspiration of Holy Scriptures which appeared to them to convert the "impregnable rock," as Gladstone had called it, into a foundation of sand; sceptics, on the other hand, were not greatly impressed by a system of defence which seemed to draw an artificial line beyond which criticism was not to advance.
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  • He was much impressed by the teaching of Phaedrus, the Epicurean, at a period before he assumed the toga virilis; he studied dialectic under Diodotus the Stoic, and in 88 B.C. attended the lectures of Philo, the head of the Academic school, whose devoted pupil he became.
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  • It is said that Abu Ja`far, whilst in Khorasan, was so impressed by the unlimited power of Abu Moslim, and saw so clearly that, though he called his brother and himself his masters, he considered them as his creatures, that he vowed his death at the first opportunity.
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  • 19 The one is impressed by things and receives their form without their matter.
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  • Professor Josiah Royce has pictured the social-moral process by which society finally impressed its " claims on wayward and blind individuals " who " sought wealth and not a social order," and so long as possible shirked all social obligations.
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  • Its patient watchfulness, the fascination it exerted over its victims, the easy domestication of some species, and the deadliness of others have always impressed primitive minds.
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  • " It is impossible," writes Sir Richard Thorne (Local Government Board Report, 1898-1899), " to read the medical history of this disease in almost every part of the world without being impressed with the frequency with which recognized plague has been preceded by ailments of such slight severity, involving some bubonic enlargement of glands and some rise in body-temperature, as to mask the real nature of the malady."
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  • In the winter of 1873-1874 she visited Egypt, and was profoundly impressed by the new openings for archaeological research.
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  • There he became greatly impressed by the writings of Wycliffe, of whose Dialogus and Trialogus he made copies.
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  • General Pr-inciples.----Willis designated as aggregate combinations those assemblages of pieces of mechanism in which the motion of one follower is the resultant of component motions impressed on it by more than one driver.
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  • The story goes that, having been deeply impressed by Ramananda's teaching, he sought to attach himself to him; and, one day at Benares, in stepping down the ghat at daybreak to bathe in the Ganges, and putting himself in the way of the teacher, the latter, having inadvertently struck him with his foot, uttered his customary exclamation" Ram Ram,"which, being also the initiatory formula of the sect, was claimed by Kabir as such, making him Ramananda's disciple.
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  • These tidings profoundly impressed Sultan Murad, and when the victorious Wladislaus appeared at Lemberg, the usual starting-point for Turkish expeditions, the Porte offered terms which were accepted in October, each power engaging to keep their borderers, the Cossacks and Tatars, in order, and divide between them the suzerainty of Moldavia and Walachia, the sultan binding himself always to place philo-Polish hospodars on those slippery thrones.
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  • Aristotle, it is said, called him the father of rhetoric. But it was as at once statesman, prophet, physicist, physician and reformer that he most impressed the popular imagination.
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  • On assuming the directorship of the Nautical Almanac he became very strongly impressed with the diversity existing in the values of the elements and constants of astronomy adopted by different astronomers, and the injurious effect which it exercised on the precision and symmetry of much astronomical work.
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  • He seems, too, to have impressed others already with his force of mind and character.
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  • Evidently it was his extraordinary dignity and poise, forbidding even the suggestion of familiarity, quite as much as his stature, that impressed those who knew him.
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  • In this demand for a complete natural history, Bacon also felt that he was original, and he was deeply impressed with the necessity for it; 2 in fact, he seems occasionally to place an even higher value upon it than upon his Organum.
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  • In much of his writings, and in his general attitude, there was to most people an undertone of rather nasty suggestion which created prejudice against him, and his novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891), with all its sparkle and cleverness, impressed them more from this point of view than from its purely literary brilliance.
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  • His Catholicism, however, was of a less rigid type than Gardiner's and Bonner's; he felt something of the force of the national antipathy to foreign influence, whether ecclesiastical or secular, and was always impressed by the necessity of national unity, so far as was possible, in matters of faith.
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  • It was primarily as a sacred poet that Ephraim impressed himself on his fellow-countrymen.
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  • The difference between the three lies in the nature or conformation of the surface which is covered with the pigment and afterwards gives a reproduction in reverse on the material impressed.
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  • Cylinders are now turned so truly and ground to such a nicety that very little packing is required between type and sheet to be impressed, so that a new system of making-ready, termed " hard-packing," has been resorted to.
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  • Hinduism has also impressed its language upon the province, and the vernacular Assamese possesses a close affinity to Bengali, with the substitution of s for the Bengali ch, of a guttural h for the Bengali h or sh, and a few other dialectic changes.
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  • The blockade of their ports and the bombardment of Valparaiso by a Spanish squadron impressed the Chileans with the necessity of possessing an adequate fleet to defend their long coast-line; and it was under President Errazuriz that the ships were obtained and the officers trained that did such good service in the great war with Peru.
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  • Though the world-empire of Persia was thus deeply impressed by a national character, care was nevertheless exercised that the general duties and interests of the subject races should receive due consideration.
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  • In 1813 members of the Wolcott family of Litchfield, impressed with the water-power, bought land and built a woollen mill, and the village that soon developed was called Wolcottville.
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  • The Arabs have naturally left their mark most strongly impressed on the ethnography of Baluchistan.
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  • Of his other compositions, the most individual are those in which, deeply impressed by the problems of his day, he has sought to reconcile science and religion, especially the fine dialogue between Milton and Galileo, where the former, impressed by Galileo's predictions of the intellectual consequences of scientific progress, resolves "to justify the ways of God to man."
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  • The disturbances by which equilibrium is upset are impressed upon the fluid as it leaves the aperture, and the continuous portion of the jet represents the distance travelled during the time necessary to produce disintegration.
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  • Here he had an opportunity of displaying his public spirit and integrity in a way that deeply impressed both the king and the country.
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  • Far different is the picture of political life impressed upon us by Rutilius.
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  • With regard to the proportioning of effort between the two theatres of war, contemporary military opinion, impressed by a sort of primacy which Bulgaria assumed in the league, by the more regular character of her army and her civil administration, and by the nearness of Constantinople to her eastern frontier, argued a priori that Thrace was not only the" principal "theatre, but the single important theatre in which practically all military effort should have been concentrated by both sides - a judgment which ignored the relation of strategy to war policy, and one for which in the sequel Bulgaria was destined to pay heavil y.
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  • The author's hero is Manuel; he is strongly impressed with the superiority of the East to the West, and is a determined opponent of the pretensions of the papacy.
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  • He impressed every one as a man of extraordinary acuteness and originality; and these solid gifts were set off to the highest advantage by quickness of thought and speech, a lucid style, wit and poetic fancy, and a social warmth which made him delightful as a friend and companion.
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  • The reasons for its having impressed itself in this way and become thus familiar are in large part to be found in the characteristics noticed below.
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  • The majesty of Christ is also impressed upon us by the signs at His crucifixion, some of which are related only in this Gospel, xxvii.
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  • But there are examples of elaborate matrices composed of several pieces, from the impressions of which the seal was built up in an ingenious fashion, both obverse and reverse being carved in hollow work, through which figures and subjects impressed on an inner layer of wax are to be seen.
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  • Convinced from the first of his disinterestedness and sincerity, and impressed by his penetrating shrewdness and his instinctive faculty of always seizing the main point and sticking to it, his hearers soon felt an absolute confidence in the deputy from Zala county.
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  • Avignon, at a distance from the party strife and somewhat parochial politics of the Italian commonwealths, impressed his mind with an ideal of civility raised far above provincial prejudices.
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  • In these hollows the Tertiary rocks were protected from erosion, and remain to form the London and the Hampshire Basins respectively, while on the anticlinal axis the whole of the Tertiary and the upper Cretaceous strata have been dissected away, and a complex and beautiful configuration has been impressed on the district of the Weald.
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  • They are all similar in the great features of their land-forms, which have been impressed upon them by the prolonged action of atmospheric denudation rather than by the original order and arrangement of the rocks; but each group has its own geological character, which has imparted something of a distinctive individuality to the scenery.
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  • The feature of Casimir's character which most impressed his contemporaries was his extraordinary simplicity and sobriety.
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  • He was not much impressed by the appearance of his illustrious charge, and thought that the airs of Napoleon and his suite were ridiculous.
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  • It is characteristic of the two men that the latter, a transcendental dreamer, appears to have thought little of his visitor, while Confucius, an inquiring thinker, was profoundly impressed with him.
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  • The great Yashts - some nine or ten - are impressed with a higher stamp: they are cast almost throughout in a poetical mould, and represent the religious poetry of the ancient Iranians.
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  • A contemporary account of it says that in spite of Edwards's academic style of preaching, the assembly was " deeply impressed and bowed down, with an awful conviction of their sin and danger.
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  • It may be observed that his imagination was strongly impressed by the glimpse which he had caught of the pomp of war.
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  • And Charles was impressed by her knowledge of a secret prayer, which (he told Dunois) could only be known to God and himself.
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  • The speech so much impressed Mr. Balfour that he introduced Mr. Law into his Government as Parliamentary Secretary of the Board of Trade; and Mr. Joseph Chamberlain's Tariff Reform movement, which was started in the following year, showed how right Mr. Law was in his diagnosis of the future.
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  • 1 During a stay in Tubingen he read Grossgebauer's Alarm Cry, and in 1666 he entered upon his first pastoral charge at Frankfort-on-the-Main, profoundly impressed with a sense of the danger of the Christian life being sacrificed to zeal for rigid orthodoxy.
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  • The poet and the statesman showed their kinship by the " dark, deep-set and lustrous eyes " that impressed one who met either of these uncommon men.
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  • Hicks's teachings on slavery had impressed both James and Lucretia; in 1830 James gave up a lucrative cotton commission business that he might not profit from the products of slave labour; and both took an active part in the campaign against slavery.
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  • On his return from America to England for the last time the change in his appearance forcibly impressed Wesley, who wrote in his Journal: " He seemed to be an old man, being fairly worn out in his Master's service, though he had hardly seen fifty years."
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  • Having been impressed by the failure of historians to allow for the influence of sea power in struggles between nations, he was led to make prolonged investigations of this general theme (see SEA Power).
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  • These gradually impressed themselves on the theca and influenced the arrangement of the internal organs: it is fairly safe to assume that nerves, blood-vessels and branches from the water-sac stretched out along with these grooves, each system starting from a ring around the gullet.
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  • The mutiny, however, had impressed its lesson on the British people, and, as the first consequence, it was decided to, transfer the government from the old East India Company to the crown.
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  • Ten years before, her jubilee had been the occasion of enthusiastic rejoicings, and the queens progress through London to a service of thanksgiving at Westminster bad impressed the imagination of her subjects and proved the affection of her people.
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  • But wh tever the London world may have thought of him, Burke's ener :y and devotion of character impressed the better minds in the co ntry.
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  • In the 18th century Dunfermline impressed Daniel Defoe as showing the "full perfection of decay," but it is now one of the most prosperous towns in Scotland.
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  • In the city festival, growing civilization had impressed a new character on the primitive religion, and connected it with the framework of society.
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  • The Turkish government itself became, moreover, impressed with the importance of education, and as a consequence the whole system of public instruction for the Moslem portion of the population was, during the reign of Sultan Abd-ul-Hamid II., more widely extended and improved.
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  • His family also had to be impressed by them.
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  • The preachers were picturesque figures in long russet dress down to the heels, who, staff in hand, preached in the mother tongue to the people in churches and graveyards, in squares, streets and houses, in gardens and pleasure grounds, and then talked privately with those who had been impressed.
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  • Others again, whose demand for knowledge was more easily satisfied, and who were more impressed with the positive and practical side of the master's teaching, made the quest a much simpler affair.
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  • When a student passes from Plato to Aristotle, he is so forcibly impressed by the contrast between the habits of mind of the two authors, and the literary manners of the two philosophers, that it is easy to under stand how their systems have come to be popularly conceived as diametrically opposed to each other; and the uncompromising polemic which Aristotle, both in his ethical and in his metaphysical treatises, directs against Plato and the platonists, has tended strongly to confirm this view.
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  • A famous contemporary and friend of Ari is Samund (1056-1131), a great churchman, whose learning so impressed his age that he got the reputation of a magician.
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  • This casting off of the episcopal yoke was followed in 1332 by an internal revolution, which admitted the gilds to a share in the government of the city and impressed upon it the democratic character which it bore down to theFrench Revolution.
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  • The device is common in ecclesiastical art, but the name is especially given in the Church of Rome to a small cake made of the wax of the Easter candles and impressed with this figure.
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  • This moderate attitude he impressed on his son Gilbert, whose early education he directed.
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  • To sum up, then, while the main structural features of Ireland were impressed upon her before the opening of the Mesozoic era, her present outline and superficial contours date from an epoch of climatic and geographical change which falls within the human period.
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  • Sir John Norris, famed in the Netherland wars, was president of Munster, and so impressed the Irish that they averred him to be in league with the devil.
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  • A virtuous and very devout Spanish princess, Blanche assumed the regency of the kingdom and the tutelage of her child, and carried them on for nine years with so muc,h force of character and capacity for rule that she soon impressed the clamorous and ~Ian~he of disorderly leaders of the opposition (1226I 235).
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  • Galileo showed, on the contrary, that the nature of motion once impressed is to continue indefinitely in a uniform direction, and that the effect of the medium is a retarding, not an impelling one.
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  • It was urged by anti-Copernicans that a body flung upward or cast downward would, if the earth were in motion, be left behind by the rapid translation of the point from which it started; Galileo proved on the contrary that the reception of a fresh impulse in no way interfered with the movement already impressed, and that the rotation of the earth was insensible, because shared equally by all bodies at its surface.
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  • Far from having impressed its own direction on the orientation of the chain at large, this crest is merely the resultant of secondary agencies by which the primitive mass has been eroded and lessened in bulk, and though its importance from a hydrographic point of view is still considerable, its geological significance is practically nil.
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  • The fact that British honey is second to none for quality, and that the British market is eagerly sought by the bee-keepers of other nationalities, has of late impressed itself on the minds of thinking men.
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  • Next in importance, to bee-keepers, is the enormous advance made in late years through the invention of a machine for manufacturing the impressed wax sheets known as " comb foundation," aptly so named, because upon it the bees build the cells wherein they store their food.
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  • In 1857 Mehring (also a German) made a further advance by the use of wooden moulds for casting sheets of wax impressed with the hexagonal form of the bee-cell.
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  • Probably it was ahead of the times, for not until nearly twenty years later was any prominence given to it, when Samuel Wagner, founder and editor of the American Bee Journal, became impressed with Mehring's invention and warmly advocated it in his paper.
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  • Dr Grierson well describes its movement: "As a work of art, it has for European readers prolixities and episodes which grate against occidental tastes, but no one can read it in the original without being impressed by it as the work of a great genius.
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  • In 1772 some friends, impressed by a description by him of the terrible West Indian hurricane in that year, made it possible for him to go to New York to complete his education.
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  • Talleyrand, personally impressed when in America with Hamilton's brilliant qualities, declared that he had the power of divining without reasoning, and compared him to Fox and Napoleon because he had " devine l'Europe."
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  • Some authors have been so much impressed by the similarity of this extinct family to the Cycads, that they have regarded them as being on the direct line of descent of the latter group; it is more probable, however, that they formed a short divergent phylum, distinct, though not remote, from the Cycadean stock.
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  • At the same time he was impressed with the necessity of making some arrangement for the future government of the country, and asked for the help of Zobeir (q.v.), who had great influence in the Sudan, and had been detained in Cairo for some years.
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  • (a) The duty of confession was impressed on the candidates.
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  • In 1650 appeared an English version of the Hope of Israel, a tract which deeply impressed public opinion.
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  • Alberti came to Rimini, made his design, saw the work begun and then left it to be carried out by very skilful artists, on whom he impressed the necessity of faithfully preserving its general character so as " not to spoil that music."
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  • She was beginning to see why Alex wasn't impressed with Señor Medena.
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  • He was impressed that I had done so much on my own time and without breaking any rules - so impressed that he got me limited security access to do more sleuthing.
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  • Impressed, Dusty wondered if Darian was beginning to grow out of his insolent teenager stage.
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  • "I'm impressed," Czerno said.
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  • "I.m impressed, Jade," Sasha said.
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  • She doubted it happened as the rumor mill said, but if Rhyn of all people had brought the Council together … She was impressed.
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  • Demons that could take on the forms of whatever human they pleased were rare, and Darkyn had hand-selected the one before him for this mission.  Impressed, he stood back and motioned the cowering Immortal in the corner forward.  The Immortal scientist, Ully, crept towards them, the chains around his feet rattling with each step.
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  • Jenn glanced at the fiery Oracle, impressed by her spunk.
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  • Adam Gordon - Tuesday 16 May, 2006 I was very impressed with the speed of delivery and the value you offer.
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  • He has impressed his teachers and grandparents on his knowledge of king Arthur and the knights, which is all thanks to this CD.
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  • Carol impressed the judges with her enthusiastic ' can-do ' attitude displayed during two team challenges.
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  • I was very impressed with the interior of the town hall, which retains a strong aura of the 1930s.
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  • He was very impressed by the graphics on the first screen, which showed a giant beanstalk climbing into the clouds.
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  • Also, I was always impressed by the breadth of his football knowledge. ' Mentor?
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  • I was impressed, but my daughter barely budged.
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  • The horrors of corrupt gangster capitalism are impressed upon people's minds every day that passes.
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  • He also has the most amazing cheekbones, I was very impressed.
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  • Our friends from Bristol were very impressed with the Spode china.
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  • And when you actually ride it, you'll be impressed by the roomy cockpit.
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  • There were the militant imperialists, deeply impressed by German collectivism.
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  • The panel was also impressed with the strong commitment from the top, with senior executives actively taking part in residential sessions.
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  • Wayne has been impressed with his prodigy saying " Jamie shows great composure for such a young player.
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  • Out of 500 nominations in the environment category alone, Samuel's work clearly impressed judges who personally congratulated him for his outstanding contribution.
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  • How impressed are you with EPS ' green credentials?
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  • The crucial moment, which has so impressed critics throughout the ages, actually occurred before the allegorical display had begun.
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  • My mom, a fellow devotee to the cause, is suitably impressed by my dedication.
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  • Just then David read the 'Life of John Keats, ' a book which impressed him with a nervous fear of impending dissolution.
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  • Posted: 2006-07-19 11:12 I saw the dress rehearsal last night and was impressed with the range and commitment of the cast.
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  • We had a huge electrical storm last night which our dog Max was not very impressed with.
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  • We have been impressed by the enthusiasm with which some lawyers have greeted the prospect of being able to exercise such rights.
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  • I guess he didn't have jazz-rock fusion in mind when he compiled Impressed.
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  • Ritchie has a keen eye for goal and has impressed the gaffer with his strike rate in youth football.
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  • Coming off the slightly grimy platform at Manchester Picadilly I was most impressed by the rest of the station.
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  • A towering header, said Gulliver, and even the watching Ally Graham was impressed.
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  • In my education my father had taken the greatest precautions that my mind should be impressed with no supernatural horrors.
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  • Even the most cynical could not fail to be impressed by the quality of the presentations this year.
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  • Hugh was very impressed by the high standard of entries.
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  • Meanwhile, former soap starlet Donna Peters greatly impressed the judges with her slightly more adventurous Twelve Step Chainsaw Plan to a Better You.
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  • These tangible metaphors become anchors or triggers, impressed upon the client's subconscious.
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  • We've reviewed a compact subwoofer from the company's Premiere series before, but weren't too impressed.
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  • You can't fail to be impressed by the musical vibrancy of contemporary London.
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  • The children were really impressed by the flag wavers who visited the school recently.
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  • He was most impressed; his first comment was, " She's got a funny willy, " (her cord ).
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  • I was impressed by the electrically adjustable front windscreen.
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  • At the Heidelberg meeting and the preliminary convention (Vorparlament) of Frankfort he deeply impressed the assemblies with the breadth and moderation of his views; with the result that when the German national parliament met (May 18), he was elected its first president.
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  • This wellknown strait was a sacred place to the Crees and Saulteaux, who, impressed by the weird sound made by the wind as it rushed through the narrows, as simple children of the prairies called them Manito-Waba, or the " Great Spirit's narrows."
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  • What most impressed the German world was its beauty and lucidity of style - features to which Mendelssohn still owes his popularity as a writer.
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  • The university of Paris was so impressed by his arguments, that in 1387 it formally condemned the Thomist doctrine, and a century afterwards required all who received the doctor's degree to bind themselves by an oath to defend the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception.
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  • Romilly writes thus of him in his autobiography: "The count was difficult enough to please; he was sufficiently impressed with the beauties of the original.
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  • Impressed by the belief that verbosity was the bane of science, he carried terseness to an extreme which frequently created obscurity, and this in no branch of zoology more than in that which relates to birds.
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  • Absentee landlords, he thinks, rack-rented the soil (p. 167), while the "inhuman severity" of their treatment of villeins led to a progressive decay of agriculture, destroyed the economic basis of the Latin kingdom, and led the natives to welcome the invasion of Saladin (pp. 327-331) The French writers Rey and Dodu are more kind to the Franks; and the testimony of contemporary Arabic writers, who seem favourably impressed by the treatment of their subjects by the Franks, bears out their view, while the tone of the assizes is admittedly favourable to the Syrians.
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  • He joined a Methodist society at Burslem, but business taking him at the close of 1800 to the colliery district of Harrisehead and Kidsgrove, he was so impressed by the prevailing ignorance and debasement that he began a religious revival of the district.
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  • He impressed his countrymen more than any other single writer, partly no doubt by his enormous fecundity in writing, but more by the stern piety and uncompromising dogmatism which pervade his works.
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  • Influenza, again, was well known to us in 1836-1840, yet clinical observers had not traced out those sequels which, in the form of neuritis and mental disorder, have impressed upon our minds the persistent virulence of this infection, and the manifold forms of its activity.
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  • In connexion with this work it must be remembered that Vambery could write down but a few furtive notes while with the dervishes, and dared not take a single sketch; but the weird scenes, with their misery and suffering, were so strongly impressed on his memory that his, book is convincing by its simplicity, directness and evidence of heroic endurance.
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  • The central point of the geste du roi is the i 1 thcentury Chanson de Roland (see Roland, Legend Of), one of the greatest of medieval poems. Strangely enough the defeat of Roncesvalles, which so deeply impressed the popular mind, has not a corresponding importance in real history.
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  • The Greeks of the islands had been accustomed from time immemorial to seafaring; their ships - some as large as frigates - were well armed, to guard against the Barbary pirates and rovers of their own kin; lastly, they had furnished the bulk of the sailors to the Ottoman navy which, now that this recruiting ground was closed, had to be manned hastily with impressed crews of dock-labourers and peasants, many of whom had never seen the sea.
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  • Thus, about 1875, the distinction of Echinoderms from such radiate animals as jelly-fish and corals (see Coelentera), by their possession of a body-cavity ("coelom") distinct from the gut, was fully realized; while their severance from the worms (especially Gephyrea), with which some Echinoderms were long confused, had been necessitated by the recognition in all of a radial symmetry, impressed on the original bilateral symmetry of the larva through the growth of a special division of the coelom, known as the "hydrocoel," and giving rise to a set of water-bearing canals - the watervascular or ambulacral system.
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  • De Tocqueville would be impressed.
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  • No one can see her without being impressed.
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  • Was n't impressed with Eddie Barnaville and the way he made a few quips when controlling question time.
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  • Firstly, they are impressed that you can shuffle using the riffle shuffle because the average kid is n't ready to shuffle at all.
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  • For his solemnity of the night before had greatly impressed me.
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  • The SoS office musta been impressed by big numbers in Wales to add more facts to the ' stadium yes ' lobby.
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  • The pagan Meccans, impressed by the splendor of these birds, therefore described their goddesses by an analogous reference to them.
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  • These tangible metaphors become anchors or triggers, impressed upon the client 's subconscious.
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  • We 've reviewed a compact subwoofer from the company 's Premiere series before, but were n't too impressed.
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  • I was particularly impressed by the Swallow-tailed moth - quite large, with big dark eyes.
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  • Wales ' Commonwealth hopefuls impressed the gathered throng of spectators at the Norwich Union International this weekend.
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  • The tie-dye T-shirt is fantastic, and I 'm very impressed with the quality.
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  • So impressed were the gods with the depth of his devotion that they granted him immortality in the time-honored way.
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  • For the first time in years I was listening to a trad band in which all the players considerably impressed me.
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  • Most recently, Gordon impressed Rocks coaches at the team 's open tryout in Glasgow.
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  • Jon, Witney on January 21st, 2006 Just unpacked my Humax - I 'm impressed !
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  • I 'm especially impressed with Warnock 's narrative which, whilst not being particularly voluminous, is incredibly sound and insightful.
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  • He explains how, as a soldier, he had been impressed by the Allies ' wartime propaganda.
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  • He was most impressed; his first comment was, " She 's got a funny willy, " (her cord).
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  • We were all impressed by the quality of the workmanship shown by the team from Tsakos in Montevideo.
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  • Samantha, being a great host, impressed her guests with a beautiful array of flowers on the table.
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  • We were impressed with the machine's ergonomics. It was stylish yet functional.
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  • This passion is communicated to investors-they are impressed not only by your knowledge but by your commitment to your startup product.
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  • I'm also not impressed that he sold you an adult diet for a kitten, but that by itself wouldn't have caused this condition.
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  • The owner, Cora Cobb, was impressed with the personality and appearance of one of the kittens that was produced from the stray, and she began to carefully breed the cats to produce an identical look.
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  • Don't forget that you can re-web the chairs you find if you're less than impressed by the color or wear.
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  • Even the most hardcore global warming skeptic is usually impressed by a few basic energy conservation facts, simply because a lot of tips for saving energy are also cost effective, both on the personal and business levels.
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  • He was very impressed with how quickly the burn healed and how little scarring there was.
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  • Or, you might do like some people and be impressed by the feel of fullness.
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  • Overall, it seems that most Vita Matrix users were impressed and would find a use for it again-even if they could use it only during the winter months.
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  • However, I was hoping to even out my color since I have a tendency to wear t-shirts and really am not impressed with my "farmer's tan".
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  • They were all impressed that it lasted that long, too!
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  • Created by perfumers James Krivda and Steve DeMercado, the scent impressed young women with its light, feminine air.
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  • Blendability: I'm very impressed by how easily this blush blends; it's incredibly seamless and smooth on my skin!
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  • The result is beautifully raised cheekbones that even Cher would be impressed with!
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  • In addition to the great color match, I'm thrilled with how smooth and soft my skin feels - a common effect of wearing a primer, I know, but one I was impressed with anyway.
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  • If you've ever applied your favorite scent only to be disappointed within hours once your fragrance has evaporated, you may be impressed by the long-wearing claims of oil-based fragrances.
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  • The COOLPIX S60 is designed for amateur photographers, but pros looking for an affordable device that features fun innovations will be impressed as well.
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  • While there are several excellent options for Japanese food in San Antonio, I was impressed that Sushi Zushi paid as much attention to dessert as they did to all other parts of their menu.
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  • Whether you keep your scrapbook for yourself or make it for a friend or family member as a gift, anyone who sees your cookbook project will be impressed both by the idea, as well as by the final product.
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  • First Lady Michelle Obama has impressed fashion-watchers with her adaptable and varying wardrobe.
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  • Demi Moore has stated publicly that she is a big fan and singer Jon Bon Jovi is also impressed with Boyle's vocal prowess.
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  • At first, the general public was amazed and impressed, as all eight babies thrived.
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  • Although young, Kristen Stewart has consistently impressed audiences and the film industry with her performances.
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  • Expect to be impressed by old southern charm.
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  • He had observed the dogs while serving in World War I and was very impressed with their loyalty and discipline.
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  • No matter what your figure, when you wear a tailored shirt, men and women alike will be impressed, and wonder what it is that makes you look so incredibly good.
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  • Many women are impressed when a man takes care with his appearance.
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  • It wasn't long before they had a business delivering Iams dog food to people who were impressed with the health of their pet.
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  • Alexander the Great was so impressed by these forests that by his order the walnut tree was exported to Greece, where it found its new home.
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  • Your friends and family may be so impressed by your handmade hats, that they might start requesting their own.
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  • In fact, chances are you'll be quite impressed with the array of figure-flattering styles for petites available today.
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  • This minimalist, modern style impressed the Japanese so much, the frame was recognized with the country's Air-X Good Design Award.
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  • But this year, NCAA Football '06 impressed me and now, with a portable chance for pigskin play, Madden '06 for the PSP offers a lot of fun for your handheld.
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  • As the one of the top selling gaming consoles, the Sony PlayStation has impressed gamers worldwide with its amazing graphics, built-in DVD player and easy-to-use controllers.
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  • If your PC's graphics and sound cards aren't up to snuff you might not be so impressed.
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  • The graphics are a direct port from the arcade version, so don't be too impressed.
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  • The game isn't that long, but you will be impressed for the 5-6 hours you'll probably spend playing this game.
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  • He is also impressed with the fast CPU, excellent call quality, and free GPS navigation.
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  • The Sense user interface by HTC makes for a very good user experience, but the editors were particularly impressed with the "ultra-fast, extremely capable smartphone that has the guts and gleam to go the distance."
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  • For the most tender cut of steak that you've had, ask for a filet mignon and be ready to be impressed.
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  • Any time an audience greatly enjoys a dance routine, the dancers are bound to have more fun and to feel like they really impressed the crowd.
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  • Older generations are impressed with the dancing skills and the precision of the chorus line, while younger audiences are pulled in by the fun and surprise surrounding the Christmas elements of the show.
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  • With a young and vibrant cast who can blow the roof off with their enthusiasm, both kids and adults have been impressed with the production numbers that have come out of this Disney franchise.
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  • People who are impressed by the poem read at the memorial service will want to hold on to it and read it in times of strife when they can't bear another day without their loved one.
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  • You will be impressed with their knowledgeable staff and great customer service.
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  • He impressed the city's elite with his penchant for modern, streamlined cuts and flawless styles, and effectively became the go-to stylist for models and celebrities.
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  • During the years that they had lived there, they became very impressed with the quality of the math curriculum.
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  • I'm very impressed with General Accountancy's commitment to the highest standards of accounting, along with the way the company is organized according to different customer segments.
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  • Yet, if you want to be impressed while creating paper airplanes, you may want to check out some of these designs.
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  • Your friends and family will be impressed by your creativity and you'll save a great deal of money by not buying fancy birthday cards from the local stationary shop.
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  • If you've been impressed by the wide array of decorative origami paper at your local craft store, you may be wondering how to make origami objects.
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  • Check out their selection, you will be impressed.
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  • If you have some ideas about who can take over your projects and tasks while you're gone, what your clients will do, and how to implement this transition, your boss will be impressed and more willing to work with your requests.
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  • You will also be impressed with the spectacular views of the city that can be seen from the rooms' almost floor-to-ceiling windows.
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  • Brazilian-Bikinis: Brazilian-Bikinis stocks see-through and crochet bikinis for women, and you'll be impressed with the variety they have available in terms of cut and color.
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  • Wherever you decide to buy this KidKraft dollhouse, you will surely be impressed with its craftsmanship and the thrill that it provides your little girl for many years and generations to come.
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  • Barbara Walters seemed very impressed with the antioxidant's potential in her ABC special; nevertheless, in June of 2009 she released a statement on ABC that she does not endorse resveratrol.
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  • The HealthMaster is a heavy-duty appliance and one is instantly impressed by the weight and design of it.
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  • MommyNiri.com, another independent review site also gave the product a stirring review, saying "I have been impressed with every result.
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  • Their products were discovered by Scocozzo, who was impressed with their effort to make a candle that burned more cleanly than those made of traditional paraffin wax.
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  • Impressed by their efforts to relieve human suffering during the Franco-Prussian war, Barton vowed to bring this same type of service home to the United States.
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  • If you are able to point out some constellations, your date is likely to be impressed.
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  • She will be so impressed you cared to remember something she told you a while ago.
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  • Try some of these inexpensive romantic gift ideas and you will be surprised at how much your loved one will be impressed.
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  • You can do Internet searches such as on EBay to find them - he will be surprised and impressed.
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  • He will be impressed by your thoughtfulness and appreciate the work you put into it.
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  • If you follow these suggestions, your bf will be impressed and feel loved by you!
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  • Even couples interested in a simple diamond solitaire will be impressed with the amazing style range and customized service of specialized boutiques, making a visit to these stores well worthwhile when choosing an engagement ring.
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  • Whether you buy your ring setting online or from a local source, you'll be impressed by the unique beauty of an oval-cut diamond engagement ring setting.
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  • No matter what your reason for a specialized tote, you will be impressed with the amount of variety there is out there, and how you can benefit from a little research before you settle on that next gift idea.
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  • She might even frown upon his showmanship in his method of courting, but secretly, she'll be wooed by his finesse and impressed with his taste and style.
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  • Even critics who were less than impressed with the show's debut in 2008, labeled the theme song fun and appropriate (Entertainment Weekly).
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  • She picks up a few new customers, but after seeing Jenny and Nate making out, Vanessa isn't impressed with any of it.
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  • What a wake up call for Diz, but the boy is earnestly impressed by the experience, and even gets the honor of tattooing the shop's most respected tattoo artist.
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  • If your mentor is truly impressed with your skills, you may just get the ultimate honor of tattooing him/her yourself.
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  • Cartier was both fascinated and impressed with the American tank.
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  • Reviewers were impressed with the mat's plush feel, its comfort and stability, and the lifetime warranty the company provides.
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  • I was truly impressed with the line operations and the obvious dedication you and your staff invest in safety awareness and production efficiency.
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  • In that time, she impressed me with her love of animals, communication skills and talent for keeping a clean house.
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  • My degree is in marketing and I enjoy spending time doing home improvements and am impressed with your product."
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  • If keeping your dictation organized is something that is important to you, you will be impressed with the fact that this product gives you 10 file folders for storage purposes.
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  • Simply think of a time they inspired you or impressed you and write about it here.
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  • Even though your best friend and your aunt may say good things about you, an employer isn't likely to be as impressed by their comments as those made by someone who has worked with you in a professional capacity.
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