But in the meantime much might be done towards further mitigating the evils of slavery, especially by impressing on master and slave their relative duties and controlling their behaviour towards one another by the exercise of an independent moral authority.
Moulds are used both for giving shape to vessels and also for impressing patterns on their suface.
Of things communicable he was at the same time, as we have said, communicative - a genial companion, a generous and loyal friend, ready and eloquent of discourse, impressing all with whom he was brought in contact by the power and the charm of genius, and inspiring fervent devotion and attachment in friends and pupils.
Notwithstanding his vices and his lack of all solid capacity, there is no reason to suppose that Napper Tandy was dishonest or insincere; and the manner in which his name was introduced in the well-known ballad, "The Wearing of the Green," proves that he succeeded in impressing the popular imagination of the rebel party in Ireland.
362 Cyril would find " a natural occasion for the revision of the public creed by the skilful insertion of some of the conciliar language, including the term which proclaimed the restoration of full communion with the champions of Nicaea, and other phrases and clauses adapted for impressing on the people positive truth."
(d) Hence, first inductively and then deductively, the third law was originally discovered only as a law of collision or impact between bodies of ascertained weights and therefore masses, impressing on one another equal and opposite changes of momentum, and always reducing one another to a joint mass with a common velocity to begin with, apart from the subsequent effects of elasticity.
69) to the rescript of that emperor impressing on governors and magistrates the duty of keeping a strict watch on extravagances in religion.
"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.
Thomas ordered his lieutenant to retire on Nashville, Hood following him up, impressing recruits, transports and supplies, and generally repeating the scenes of Bragg's march of 1862.
The Russian disasters in Manchuria at the beginning of 1905 were followed by an extraordinary demonstration of the emperor Williams ideas as to the world-wide dominion of the Hohenzollerns, in a sort of imperial progress in the East, made for the purpose of impressing the Mahommedan world with the power of Germany.
He succeeded in impressing Congress with a sense of the great value of this work, and by means of the liberal aid it granted, he carried out a singularly comprehensive plan with great ability and most satisfactory results.
On the ist of August Palmerston wrote to Ponsonby impressing upon him that the representatives of the powers, in their communications with the Porte, "should act not only simultaneously in point of time, but identically in point of manner" - a principle important in view of later developments.
Their quarry was the average man; and the best way of impressing the average man is to set before him duties that he feels himself fully capable of performing.
It was once thought that the finest work could not be produced by a cylinder impressing a surface in the progress of its reciprocating motion, but that it was likely to give a slurred or blurred impression.
He thus had the opportunity of impressing the empress with his brilliant gifts, the most remarkable of which were exquisite manners, a marvellous memory and a clear and pregnant style.
Much as he effected by restoring to the world a sound conception of learning, and by rousing that genuine love and curiosity which led to the revival, he did even more by impressing on the age his own full-formed and striking personality.
The 20-year-old signed a one-year contract extension at Gresty Road during the summer after impressing on his first year as a professional.
hackney born Cochrane joined the Alex back in July 2003 after impressing in a pre-season game against Everton.
Then the game showed up at Atari's booth during the actual event and did a good job of impressing onlookers.
There is, however, very great delicacy of perception or appreciation on the part of the sense organ, stimuli being responded to which are quite incapable of impressing themselves upon the most highly differentiated animal.
Katie Holmes was a good student, impressing teachers with her intelligence, honesty, and wholesomeness.
While the actual science behind Wen may be a mystery, the product has such a faithful following, it deserves a fair shot at impressing your locks.
When bathrobe nights have become the norm, this may simply be because you and your partner have truly stopped caring about impressing one another.
If you don't enjoy indoor rock climbing because you have a fear of heights, but are pretending to enjoy the sport strictly for the purposes of impressing your partner, this will present problems down the line.
However, you are then faced with the worry of making it a good date, and that can cause all sorts of fears and anxiety about impressing the target of your affections.
Impressing Others: A bride-to-be delights in showing off her engagement ring, but she should not be concerned with showing off its price simultaneously.
Although it can be tempting to send an expensive glossy brochure to each business in the hopes of impressing owners and gaining writing projects, this can be a costly endeavor.
Next time you are watch shopping, consider sharing this article with a friend - and impressing them with your history of watches knowledge!
Brides and grooms seek out the pair to teach them upbeat and unusual dance moves for their first dance as husband and wife, with the goal of shocking and impressing their guests.
During the last years of his stay in England there had been repeated attempts to win him (probably with an under-secretaryship) to the British service, and in these same years he had done a great work for the colonies by gaining friends for them among the opposition, and by impressing France with his ability and the excellence of his case.
The true order of discovery, however, was as follows: (a) Sir Christo p her Wren made many experiments before the Royal Society, which were afterwards repeated in a corrected form by Sir Isaac Newton in the Principia, experimentally proving that bodies of ascertained comparative weights, when suspended and impelled against one another, forced one another back by impressing on one another opposite changes of velocity inversely as their weights and therefore masses; that is, by impressing on one another equal and opposite changes of momentum.
Surprising her is a way of impressing her.
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