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ingenuity Sentence Examples

  • The ingenuity of Madame Grotius at length devised a mode of escape.

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  • In the body of the work he displays considerable ingenuity in reducing his problems to simple equations, which admit either of direct solution, or fall into the class known as indeterminate equations.

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  • The narrative presents a number of difficulties, which early commentators sought to solve with more ingenuity than success.

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  • As vice-chancellor of the university of Calcutta, Maine commented, with his usual pregnant ingenuity, on the results produced by the contact of Eastern and Western thought.

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  • Much ingenuity has been spent upon the name and origin of the feast.

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  • He has applied the theory with especial ingenuity to the interpretation of the circular bony plates in the carapace of the aberrant leather-back sea-turtles (Sphargidae) by prefacing an initial land phase, in which the typical armature of land tortoises was acquired, a first marine or pelagic phase, in which this armature was lost, a third littoral or seashore phase, in which a new polygonal armature was acquired, and a fourth resumed or secondary marine phase, in which this polygonal armature began to degenerate.

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  • He has applied the theory with especial ingenuity to the interpretation of the circular bony plates in the carapace of the aberrant leather-back sea-turtles (Sphargidae) by prefacing an initial land phase, in which the typical armature of land tortoises was acquired, a first marine or pelagic phase, in which this armature was lost, a third littoral or seashore phase, in which a new polygonal armature was acquired, and a fourth resumed or secondary marine phase, in which this polygonal armature began to degenerate.

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  • When we first played this game two or three days ago, she showed no ingenuity at all in finding the object.

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  • I see how human ingenuity and new technologies have eliminated previously insoluble problems once we stand back and let free markets do what they do best: direct the allocation of capital to find a solution.

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  • The instrument was a ingenuity, and was called "the mathematical jewel."

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  • Galen showed extreme ingenuity in explaining all symptoms and all diseases on his system.

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  • In his youth he went to the continent and taught mathematics at Paris, where he published or edited, between the years 1612 and 1619, various geometrical and algebraical tracts, which are conspicuous for their ingenuity and elegance.

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  • But it is in the design of steel concrete beams that the greatest ingenuity has been shown, and almost every patentee of a "system" has some new device for arranging the steel reinforcement to the best advantage.

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  • Akhdar is wonderful and is in striking contrast to the barrenness of so much of the coast; water issues in perennial springs from many rocky clefts, and is carefully husbanded by the ingenuity of the people; underground channels, known here as faluj, precisely similar to the kanat or karez of Persia and Afghanistan, are also largely used.

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  • The chief faults of the book are obscurity, verbal conceits and a forced ingenuity which shows itself in grotesque puns, odd metres and occasional want of taste.

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  • The ingenuity of the race is mostly exhibited in the manufacture of their weapons of warfare and the chase.

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  • They are now peaceable fisher-folk, who show considerable Mode of ingenuity in their calling.

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  • In the cases of Odo of Bayeux (1082) and of William of St Calais, bishop of Durham (1088), he used his legal ingenuity to justify the trial of bishops before a lay tribunal.

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  • They are now peaceable fisher-folk, who show considerable Mode of ingenuity in their calling.

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  • The peasants are described as intelligent, and the artizans are justly celebrated for their ingenuity and mechanical skill.

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  • But a modification of the first-named process was in use in the 4th and succeeding centuries, showing great ingenuity and manual dexterity, - that, namely, in which the added portions of glass are united to the body of the cup, not throughout, but only at points, and then shaped either by the wheel or by the hand (Plate I.

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  • There is scarcely any limit to the ingenuity and skill of the Japanese expert in diapering a metal surface.

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  • Pollio was a distinguished orator; his speeches showed ingenuity and care, but were marred by an affected archaism (Quintilian, Inst.

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  • Aluminium is so light that it is a matter requiring some ingenuity to select a convenient solvent through which it shall sink quickly, for if it does not sink, it short-circuits the electrolyte.

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  • He now signalized himself by his dissolute life and the ingenuity with which he contrived to perpetrate forgeries and other crimes without exposing himself to the risk of detection.

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  • But in his mode of forming ridges his practice seems to have been original; his implements, especially his drill, display much ingenuity; and his claim to the title of founder of the present horse-hoeing husbandry of Great Britain seems indisputable.

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  • John recoiled from the idle casuistry which occupied his own logical contemporaries; and, mindful probably of their aimless ingenuity, he adds the caution that dialectic, valuable and necessary as it is, is " like the sword of Hercules in a pigmy's hand " unless there be added to it the accoutrement of the other sciences.

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  • Forgetful or ignorant of the great principle announced and established by Rilleux, they have mostly devoted their energies and ingenuity to contriving all sorts of complicated arrangements to give the juice the density required, by passing and repassing it over the heating surface of the apparatus, the saving of a few square feet of which would seem to have been their main object.

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  • with the Burgundian king Gundahari (Gunther, Gunnar) and the overthrow of his house and nation by the Huns; the scholars have exercised considerable ingenuity in attempting to identify him with various historical figures.

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  • Priestley displayed much ingenuity in devising apparatus suited to his requirements and in carrying out and varying his experiments; it was in the interpretation of results that he was deficient.

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  • On the other hand a map drawn on the surface of a sphere representing a terrestrial globe will prove true to nature, for it possesses, in combination, the qualities which the ingenuity of no mathematician has hitherto succeeded in imparting to a projection intended for a map of some extent, namely, equivalence of areas of distances and angles.

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  • The students received him with enthusiasm, due partly to his splendid rhetoric and partly to the novelty and ingenuity of his views.

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  • The writings of Cassiodorus evince great erudition, ingenuity and labour, but are disfigured by incorrectness and an affected artificiality, and his Latin partakes much of the corruptions of the age.

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  • The fact is that no amount of ingenuity can reconcile the descriptions given in the Odyssey with the actual topography of this island.

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  • The students received him with enthusiasm, due partly to his splendid rhetoric and partly to the novelty and ingenuity of his views.

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  • No amount of skill in the manipulation of figures, no ingenuity in shifting fiscal burdens, could prevent the addition of forty-one millions to the national debt, or could countervail the appalling mismanagement at the seat of war.

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  • No amount of skill in the manipulation of figures, no ingenuity in shifting fiscal burdens, could prevent the addition of forty-one millions to the national debt, or could countervail the appalling mismanagement at the seat of war.

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  • The technical services, in which the mechanical skill and ingenuity of the American had full play, developed remarkable efficiency.

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  • The technical services, in which the mechanical skill and ingenuity of the American had full play, developed remarkable efficiency.

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  • Ampere, Wollaston and others, the realization of the continuous rotation of the wire and the magnet round each other was a scientific puzzle requiring no mean ingenuity for its original solution.

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  • The Ponte dell' Acra, a bridge of the 1 5th century, is noticeable for the ingenuity and strength of its construction.

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  • In such circumstances nothing less than a miracle could enable human ingenuity to fathom the secret.

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  • Their manners are more courteous, their women better treated, than is usual with Papuans, but they show perhaps less ingenuity and artistic taste.

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  • But such attacks were rare and isolated and were not intended to effect a breach in the solid ramparts of the medieval Church, but rather to exhibit the ingenuity of the critic. In the libraries collected under humanistic influences the patristic writers, both Latin and Greek, and the scholastic doctors are conspicuous.

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  • The Ponte dell' Acra, a bridge of the 1 5th century, is noticeable for the ingenuity and strength of its construction.

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  • This little collection of "Thoughts," written with wonderful vivacity, ingenuity and fervour, is the best summary of the author's social and economic programme, and contains some of his wisest and finest thoughts in the purest and most masculine English that he had at his command.

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  • Another series of instruments, introduced by Cooke and Wheatstone in 1840, and generally known as " Wheatstone's step-by-step letter-showing " or " ABC instruments," were worked out with great ingenuity of detail by Wheatstone in Great Britain and by Breguet and others in France.

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  • When zoological records failed, Egypto-Hellenic ingenuity was never at a loss for a fanciful invention distilled from the text itself, but which to succeeding copyists appeared as part of the teaching of the original Physiologus.

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  • The definition of the ordinal number requires some little ingenuity owing to the fact that no serial relation can have a field whose cardinal number is 1; but we must omit here the explanation of the process.

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  • When zoological records failed, Egypto-Hellenic ingenuity was never at a loss for a fanciful invention distilled from the text itself, but which to succeeding copyists appeared as part of the teaching of the original Physiologus.

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  • There are various systems of purging refined, or socalled refined, sugar in centrifugals, all designed with a view of obtaining the sugar in lumps or tablets, so as to appear as if it had been turned out from moulds and not from centrifugals, and great ingenuity and large sums of money have been spent in perfecting these different systems, with more or less happy results.

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  • Terada in a research remarkable for its completeness and the ingenuity of the experimental methods employed.

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  • In like manner, after the French mathematicians had attempted, with more or less ingenuity, to construct a theory of elastic solids from the hypothesis that they consist of atoms in equilibrium under the action of their mutual forces, Stokes and others showed that all the results of this hypothesis, so far at least as they agreed with facts, might be deduced from the postulate that elastic bodies exist, and from the hypothesis that the smallest portions into which we can divide them are sensibly homogeneous.

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  • Before Lightfoot's time commentaries, especially on the epistles, had not infrequently consisted either of short homilies on particular portions of the text, or of endeavours to enforce foregone conclusions, or of attempts to decide with infinite industry and ingenuity between the interpretations of former commentators.

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  • Thus he was able often to recover the meaning of a passage which had long been buried under a heap of contradictory glosses, and he founded a school in which sobriety and common sense were added to the industry and ingenuity of former commentators.

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  • The ingenuity of the compiler is frequently taxed when called upon to illustrate graphically the results of statistical information of every description.

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  • All these might pass for religious wars, and they might really be so; it needed greater ingenuity to set forth the invasion of England as a missionary enterprise designed for the spiritual good of the benighted islanders.

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  • All these might pass for religious wars, and they might really be so; it needed greater ingenuity to set forth the invasion of England as a missionary enterprise designed for the spiritual good of the benighted islanders.

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  • The ingenuity of nature, however, in adapting animals is not infinite, because the same devices are repeatedly employed by her to accomplish the same adaptive ends whether in fishes, reptiles, birds or mammals; thus she has repeated herself at least twenty-four times in the evolution of long-snouted rapacious swimming types of animals.

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  • The ingenuity of nature, however, in adapting animals is not infinite, because the same devices are repeatedly employed by her to accomplish the same adaptive ends whether in fishes, reptiles, birds or mammals; thus she has repeated herself at least twenty-four times in the evolution of long-snouted rapacious swimming types of animals.

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  • Among the ruder or savage tribes they possess but one form; but the ingenuity of man has devised many inventions to increase his comforts; he has varied and multiplied the characters and kinds of domestic animals for the same purpose, and hence the various breeds of horses, cattle and dogs.

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  • Other works are A Discourse concerning a New Planet (1640); Mercury, or the Secret and Swift Messenger (1641), a work of some ingenuity on the means of rapid correspondence; and Mathematical Magick (1648).

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  • The ancient geometry, as we know it, is a wonderful monument of ingenuity - a series of tours de force, in which each problem to all appearance stands alone, and, if solved, is solved by methods and principles peculiar to itself.

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  • I'm forever amazed at your ingenuity.

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  • He watched their work with appreciation, astonished by Sirian's ingenuity.

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  • above the valley, fortified with the minutest care and with extraordinary ingenuity.

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  • The construction of the wooden external dome, and the support of the stone lantern by an inner cone of brickwork, quite independent of either the external or internal dome, are wonderful examples of his, constructive ingenuity.

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  • By the middle of the century, logical studies had lost to a great extent their real interest and application, and had degenerated into trivial displays of ingenuity.

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  • The application of physiology to the explanation of diseases, and thus to practice, was chiefly by the theory of the temperaments or mixtures which Galen founded upon the Hippocratic doctrine of humours, but developed with marvellous and fatal ingenuity.

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  • The metallic bowl and mouthpiece of the pipe offered a tempting surface for embellishment, as well as the clasp of the pouch; and the netsuke, being made of wood, ivory or other material susceptible of carving, also gave occasion for art and ingenuity.

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  • form Lampetra, which occurs in ichthyological works of the middle ages; the derivation from lambere petras, to lick stones, is a specimen of etymological ingenuity.

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  • He revived the old arguments of the Academy, and advanced them with much ingenuity against Malebranche's doctrine.

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  • But except for this single instance of oversight or perversity her defence was throughout a masterpiece of indomitable ingenuity, of delicate and steadfast courage, of womanly dignity and genius.

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  • Lessing's theory of the origin of the epigram is somewhat fanciful, but no other critic has offered so many pregnant hints as to the laws of epigrammatic verse, or defended with so much force and ingenuity the character of Martial.

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  • Perhaps for ingenuity and the latest methods of manipulating skins in the manufacturing of furs the Americans lead the way, but as fur cutters are more or less of a roving and cosmopolitan character the larger fur businesses in London, Berlin, Vienna, St Petersburg, Paris and New York are guided by the same thorough and comparatively advanced principles.

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  • Though no radical changes have been made in the design of turbines for some years, an immense amount of skill and ingenuity has been shown in perfecting and improving details, and such machines of great size and power are now constantly being made, and give every satisfaction when in use.

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  • In other cases tanks are fed from neighbouring streams, and the greatest ingenuity is displayed in preventing the precious water from going to waste.

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  • The religious books were for the most part written in archaic language, which was only imperfectly understood by the priests of later times; and hence great scope was given to them to exercise their ingenuity as commentators.

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  • Much ingenuity was expended on the development of a history of the gods, the groundwork of which had been laid in much earlier times.

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  • (1700-1746) Italianised the rooms, and completed the degradation by running up partitions which blocked up whole apartments, gems of taste and patient ingenuity.

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  • The decoration consists, as a rule, of stiff, conventional foliage, Arabic inscriptions, and geometrical patterns wrought into arabesques of almost incredible intricacy and ingenuity.

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  • In this he succeeded, though not without a good deal of artifice, more creditable to his ingenuity than to his virtue.

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  • In this obscure region it is rich in suggestions and rapprochements; but the ingenuity of these speculations attracts curiosity more than it satisfies scientific inquiry.

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  • Hence much ingenuity is exercised in order to obtain the strongest joint which is consistent with security of union.

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  • For irrigation, native patience and ingenuity have devised means which compare not unfavourably with the colossal projects of government.

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  • aperture, with marked ingenuity of adaptation to the peculiar requirements telescope.

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  • 75° S.), the party subsisting mainly on seal meat cooked over blubber lamps devised with much ingenuity.

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  • The accuracy of the work in each case depends principally on the skill and ingenuity of the experimentalist in devising methods of eliminating the various sources of error.

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  • But, For The Same Reason, The Method Necessarily Presents Peculiar Difficulties, Which Were Not Overcome Without Great Pains And Ingenuity.

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  • These formulae are important on account of the labour and ingenuity expended in devising the most suitable types, and also as a convenient means of recording the experimental data.

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  • Wimmer supports his thesis with great learning and ingenuity, and when allowance is made for the fact that a script to be written upon wood, as the runes were, of necessity avoids horizontal lines which run along the fibres of the wood, and would therefore be indistinct, most of the runic signs thus receive a plausible explanation.

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  • The carrying of the alphabet to the Greeks by the Phoenicians at an early period affords no clue to the period when Semitic ingenuity constructed an alphabet out of a heterogeneous multitude of signs.

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  • Stories were told of the ingenuity and generosity by which he had made the marshes round Selinus salubrious, of the grotesque device by which he laid the winds that ruined the harvests of Agrigentum, and of the almost miraculous restoration to life of a woman who had long lain in a death-like trance.

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  • The fact that no ingenuity of modern research has been able to construct a real budget of expenditure and receipt for any part of the long centuries of the Empire is significant as to the secrecy that surrounded the finances, especially in the later period.

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  • Much ingenuity had, however, to be expended before a method was found of exhibiting such a rotation.

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  • Maxwell suggested new methods for the determination of this ratio of the electrostatic to the electromagnetic units, and by experiments of great ingenuity was able to show that this ratio, which is also that of the velocity of the propagation of an electromagnetic impulse through space, is identical with that of light.

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  • Edison, with copious ingenuity, devised electric meters, electric mains, lamp fittings and generators complete for the purpose.

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  • With all his learning and ingenuity Coke failed in inducing or even forcing the jury to bring in a bill against the court of chancery, and it seems fairly certain that on the technical point of law involved he was wrong.

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  • The rotary presses in use at the present time are indeed wonderful specimens of mechanical ingenuity, all the various operations of damping (when necessary), feeding, printing (both sides), cutting, folding, pasting, wrapping (when required) and counting being purely automatic. These machines are of various kinds, and are specially made to order so as to cope with the particular class of work in view.

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  • The result was the total loss of Pomerania, and the Swedish army itself was only saved from destruction by the ingenuity of J.

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  • This edifice, in the Italian baroque style, surmounted by a dome, possesses but little architectural merit, and its position is so confined that great ingenuity had to be employed in its internal arrangements to meet the demands of space, but its collection of pictures is one of the finest in Europe.

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  • They have been expanded with great ingenuity and learning by Freinsheim in Drakenborch's edition of Livy.

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  • The rapid extension of the railway system was also largely due to his energy and financial ingenuity, and he embarked on a crusade against the evils of drunkenness by organizing a government monopoly for the sale of alcohol.

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  • That England, not possessing the raw material, became the seat of the cotton manufacture, was owing to the ingenuity of her inventors.

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  • The knives, spears and shields of native workmanship frequently show both ingenuity and skill, alike in design and execution.

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  • The want of harmony between the facts and the statements about them is patent to all scholars, and it is the knowledge of this, unacknowledged to themselves, which has made the literati labour with an astonishing amount of fruitless ingenuity and learning to find in individual words, and the turn of every sentence, some mysterious indication of praise or blame.

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  • His philosophical treatises abound with incoherent formulae to which, according to their inventor, every demonstration in every science may be reduced, and posterity has ratified Bacon's disdainful verdict on Lull's pretensions as a thinker; still the fact that he broke away from the scholastic system has recommended him to the historians of philosophy, and the subtle ingenuity of his dialectic has compelled the admiration of men so far apart in opinion as Giordano Bruno and Leibniz.

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  • From the beginning of his residence with Ludovico his combination of unprecedented mechanical ingenuity with apt allegoric invention and courtly charm and eloquence had made him the directing spirit in all court ceremonies and festivities.

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  • in 1487, we find Leonardo devising all the mechanical and spectacular part of a masque of Paradise; and presently afterwards designing a bathing pavilion of unheard-of beauty and ingenuity for the young duchess.

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  • The cause which Bunyan had defended with rude logic and rhetoric against Kiffin and Danvers has since been pleaded by Robert Hall with an ingenuity and eloquence such as no polemical writer has ever surpassed.

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  • Soon the irresistible charm of a book which gratified the imagination of the reader with all the action and scenery of a fairy tale, which exercised his ingenuity by setting him to discover a multitude of curious analogies, which interested his feelings for human beings, frail like himself, and struggling with temptations from within and from without, which every moment drew a smile from him by some stroke of quaint yet simple pleasantry, and nevertheless left on his mind a sentiment of reverence for God and of sympathy for man, began to produce its effect.

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  • The manufacture of a big gun, which was able to compete with the Boer " Long Tom," at the De Beers workshops, under Rhodes's orders, and by the ingenuity of an American, Mr. Labram, who was killed a few days after its completion, forms one of the most striking incidents of the period.

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  • The problem of the interrelations of the classes will thus be reduced to its simplest terms, and even questions as to the nature of the primitive Echinoderm and its affinity to the ancestors of other phyla may become more than exercises for the ingenuity of youth.

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  • There is, however, in Tucker's theological link between private and general happiness a peculiar ingenuity which Paley's common sense has avoided.

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  • Professor Taylor expounds these two theories with great brilliance of argument and much ingenuity, yet neither of them will perhaps carry complete conviction to the minds of the majority of his critics.

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  • While shrewdness, plain straightforwardness, and a certain stern way of looking at life are common to both, the Icelandic school adds a complexity of structure and ornament, an elaborate mythological and enigmatical phraseology, and a regularity of rhyme, assonance, luxuriance, quantity and syllabification, which it caught from the Latin and Celtic poets, and adapted with exquisite ingenuity to its own main object, that of securing the greatest possible beauty of sound.

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  • By such an alliance, largely due to the political ingenuity of Dallas, M ` Kean was re-elected.

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  • To the ignorant it was recommended by its conformity to crude common sense; to the learned, by the wealth of ingenuity expended in bringing it to perfection.

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  • Both irregularities had been noted, a century earlier, by Edmund Halley; both had, since that time, vainly exercised the ingenuity of the ablest mathematicians; both now almost simultaneously yielded their secret to the same fortunate inquirer.

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  • If less readily amenable to civilizing influences than their neighbours to the eastward, the Fijians show greater force of character and ingenuity.

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  • In the cultivation of rice they show very great ingenuity, the ketsa grounds, where the rice is sown before transplanting, being formed either on the margins of the streams or in the hollows of the hills in a series of terraces, to which water is often conducted from a considerable distance.

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  • What we call Self is, above all, such a central mass, and Herbart seeks to show with great ingenuity and detail how this position is occupied at first chiefly by the body, then by the seat of ideas and desires, and finally by that first-personal Self which recollects the past and resolves concerning the future.

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  • During a prolonged audience he had received from the pope assurances of private esteem and personal protection; and he trusted to his dialectical ingenuity to find the means of presenting his scientific convictions under the transparent veil of an hypothesis.

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  • Such an instrument was made as early as 1590 by Zacharias Jansen of Middleburg; and although Galileo discovered, in 1610, a means of adapting his telescope to the examination of minute objects, he did not become acquainted with the compound microscope until 1624 when he saw one of Drebbel's instruments in Rome, and, with characteristic ingenuity, immediately introduced some material improvements into its construction.

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  • The horizontal section (B) with equal clearness demonstrates the bee's ingenuity in economizing space, showing how the outer combs are used exclusively for stores, and, as such, may be built of varying thickness as more or less storage room is required.

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  • insurance and banking concerns of the state), and to Connecticut's liberal Joint Stock Act of 1837 (copied in Great Britain and elsewhere), permitting small sums to be capitalized in manufactures; and even to a larger extent, possibly it is the result of the ingenuity of the Connecticut people.

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  • Then, after a long schooling in ingenuity by the system of household industries, came the division of labour, the introduction of machinery and the modern factory.

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  • This killer seems to demonstrate amazing ingenuity.

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  • I couldn't hazard a guess how the killer might trace our friend but he'd certainly displayed amazing ingenuity in the past.

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  • I'm forever amazed at your ingenuity.

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  • Sirian's sharpness and ingenuity in battle had kept Tiyan safe for years.

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  • He watched their work with appreciation, astonished by Sirian's ingenuity.

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  • admire the ingenuity of the creators of some of the parasites, particularly those with several hosts.

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  • One must particularly admire the ingenuity of the creators of some of the parasites, particularly those with several hosts.

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  • chirping of a cricket that no human ingenuity could locate, began.

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  • It seems that all the ingenuity has gone into inventing new euphemisms rather than finessing them into poetry.

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  • indomitable perseverance, with, in many instances, great ingenuity.

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  • Our 20-year tradition of distinctive design instills ingenuity and originality into every toy.

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  • One has to admire the ingenuity of the croquet community.

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  • The case for men: Never underestimate the ingenuity of man.

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  • ingenuity demonstrated by the constructors, see about safaris.

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  • It does require ingenuity to find excuses for them being incoherent.

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  • ingenuity displayed in their craft was often amusing.

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  • The whole of human ingenuity is against a cold shower.

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  • Yet he makes up for this by sheer ingenuity of script.

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  • Despite its mechanical ingenuity the ferry was never a commercial success principally due to insufficient traffic.

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  • Yet considerable ingenuity was devoted to ignoring these figures.

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  • Their diverse key systems display his remarkable ingenuity for design, also evident in his patents.

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  • In fact it is tin, stained to resemble wood a fine example of Victorian ingenuity.

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  • ingenuity on the part of CSS leaders are essential.

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  • The Trust's modern caravan is a marvel of engineering ingenuity with every basic amenity built into the construction.

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  • This example illustrates our design ingenuity when creating a functional, space-saving and attractive flight of stairs.

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  • During prehistoric ages, the art of self defense was pretty much confined to man's own ingenuity.

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  • ingenuity of the engineers at Steyr.

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  • ingenuity of man.

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  • ingenuity of these people appears in nothing more than in their canoes.

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  • ingenuity of the designers is to reposition them so as to ensure their benefits are maximized.

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  • instills ingenuity and originality into every toy.

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  • Are we not capable of demonstrating our peaceful intentions by applying all our abilities and our ingenuity to achieving a truly lasting stability?

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  • Mohawk people survived because of prayer, because of ingenuity, and because they had a wonderful sense of humor.

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  • Mohawk people survived because of prayer, because of ingenuity, and because they had a wonderful sense of humor.

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  • Their characteristics are patient plodding and indomitable perseverance, with, in many instances, great ingenuity.

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  • underestimateit congratulated itself on observing no activity among Global Warming scaremongers during the big freeze, thereby grossly underestimating human ingenuity.

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  • above the valley, fortified with the minutest care and with extraordinary ingenuity.

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  • The ancient geometry, as we know it, is a wonderful monument of ingenuity - a series of tours de force, in which each problem to all appearance stands alone, and, if solved, is solved by methods and principles peculiar to itself.

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  • He now signalized himself by his dissolute life and the ingenuity with which he contrived to perpetrate forgeries and other crimes without exposing himself to the risk of detection.

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  • The ingenuity of the race is mostly exhibited in the manufacture of their weapons of warfare and the chase.

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  • Another series of instruments, introduced by Cooke and Wheatstone in 1840, and generally known as " Wheatstone's step-by-step letter-showing " or " ABC instruments," were worked out with great ingenuity of detail by Wheatstone in Great Britain and by Breguet and others in France.

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  • Pollio was a distinguished orator; his speeches showed ingenuity and care, but were marred by an affected archaism (Quintilian, Inst.

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  • The construction of the wooden external dome, and the support of the stone lantern by an inner cone of brickwork, quite independent of either the external or internal dome, are wonderful examples of his, constructive ingenuity.

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  • Subsequently, at Arad, the lord treasurer, Istvan Telegdy, was seized and tortured to death with satanic ingenuity.

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  • But as he protested against relying on the human conscience - the one element of positive conviction spared by Kant - his ingenuity found few admirers except H.

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  • His connexion with the university was made memorable by his defence of the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception, in which he displayed such dialectical ingenuity as to win for himself the title Doctor Subtilis.

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  • Before Lightfoot's time commentaries, especially on the epistles, had not infrequently consisted either of short homilies on particular portions of the text, or of endeavours to enforce foregone conclusions, or of attempts to decide with infinite industry and ingenuity between the interpretations of former commentators.

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  • Thus he was able often to recover the meaning of a passage which had long been buried under a heap of contradictory glosses, and he founded a school in which sobriety and common sense were added to the industry and ingenuity of former commentators.

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  • The instruments which he devised for these investigations were simple and convenient, but could not have been thought of for the purpose except by a man whose knowledge was co-extensive with his ingenuity.

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  • In the writings of the mystics, ingenuity exhausts itself in the invention of phrases to express the closeness of this union.

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  • But in his mode of forming ridges his practice seems to have been original; his implements, especially his drill, display much ingenuity; and his claim to the title of founder of the present horse-hoeing husbandry of Great Britain seems indisputable.

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  • He attributed to his early discipline in this logic an impatience of vague language which in all likelihood was really fostered in him by his study of the Platonic dialogues and of Bentham, for he always had in himself more 6f Plato's fertile ingenuity in canvassing the meaning of vague terms than the schoolman's rigid consistency in the use of them.

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  • In his youth he went to the continent and taught mathematics at Paris, where he published or edited, between the years 1612 and 1619, various geometrical and algebraical tracts, which are conspicuous for their ingenuity and elegance.

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  • Priestley displayed much ingenuity in devising apparatus suited to his requirements and in carrying out and varying his experiments; it was in the interpretation of results that he was deficient.

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  • In the cases of Odo of Bayeux (1082) and of William of St Calais, bishop of Durham (1088), he used his legal ingenuity to justify the trial of bishops before a lay tribunal.

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  • On the other hand a map drawn on the surface of a sphere representing a terrestrial globe will prove true to nature, for it possesses, in combination, the qualities which the ingenuity of no mathematician has hitherto succeeded in imparting to a projection intended for a map of some extent, namely, equivalence of areas of distances and angles.

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  • The ingenuity of the compiler is frequently taxed when called upon to illustrate graphically the results of statistical information of every description.

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  • Among the ruder or savage tribes they possess but one form; but the ingenuity of man has devised many inventions to increase his comforts; he has varied and multiplied the characters and kinds of domestic animals for the same purpose, and hence the various breeds of horses, cattle and dogs.

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  • The narrative presents a number of difficulties, which early commentators sought to solve with more ingenuity than success.

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  • The definition of the ordinal number requires some little ingenuity owing to the fact that no serial relation can have a field whose cardinal number is 1; but we must omit here the explanation of the process.

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  • Terada in a research remarkable for its completeness and the ingenuity of the experimental methods employed.

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  • The peasants are described as intelligent, and the artizans are justly celebrated for their ingenuity and mechanical skill.

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  • By the middle of the century, logical studies had lost to a great extent their real interest and application, and had degenerated into trivial displays of ingenuity.

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  • John recoiled from the idle casuistry which occupied his own logical contemporaries; and, mindful probably of their aimless ingenuity, he adds the caution that dialectic, valuable and necessary as it is, is " like the sword of Hercules in a pigmy's hand " unless there be added to it the accoutrement of the other sciences.

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  • In the body of the work he displays considerable ingenuity in reducing his problems to simple equations, which admit either of direct solution, or fall into the class known as indeterminate equations.

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  • The application of physiology to the explanation of diseases, and thus to practice, was chiefly by the theory of the temperaments or mixtures which Galen founded upon the Hippocratic doctrine of humours, but developed with marvellous and fatal ingenuity.

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  • Galen showed extreme ingenuity in explaining all symptoms and all diseases on his system.

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  • At the conference at Fontainebleau in 1600 he argued with much eloquence and ingenuity against Du Plessis Mornay (1549-1623)..

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  • But a modification of the first-named process was in use in the 4th and succeeding centuries, showing great ingenuity and manual dexterity, - that, namely, in which the added portions of glass are united to the body of the cup, not throughout, but only at points, and then shaped either by the wheel or by the hand (Plate I.

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  • Poetry was to them a mechanical art that could be learned by diligent application, and the prizes they had to bestow were the rewards of ingenuity, not of genius or inspiration.

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  • Forgetful or ignorant of the great principle announced and established by Rilleux, they have mostly devoted their energies and ingenuity to contriving all sorts of complicated arrangements to give the juice the density required, by passing and repassing it over the heating surface of the apparatus, the saving of a few square feet of which would seem to have been their main object.

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  • There are various systems of purging refined, or socalled refined, sugar in centrifugals, all designed with a view of obtaining the sugar in lumps or tablets, so as to appear as if it had been turned out from moulds and not from centrifugals, and great ingenuity and large sums of money have been spent in perfecting these different systems, with more or less happy results.

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  • Akhdar is wonderful and is in striking contrast to the barrenness of so much of the coast; water issues in perennial springs from many rocky clefts, and is carefully husbanded by the ingenuity of the people; underground channels, known here as faluj, precisely similar to the kanat or karez of Persia and Afghanistan, are also largely used.

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  • The argument is developed with convincing ingenuity, but it may be doubted whether it has permanently " rescued Odin from the misty dreamland of mythology and restored him to history."

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  • with the Burgundian king Gundahari (Gunther, Gunnar) and the overthrow of his house and nation by the Huns; the scholars have exercised considerable ingenuity in attempting to identify him with various historical figures.

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  • Thus he proceeds in all his decorative work, avoiding studiously the exact repetition of any lines and spaces, and all diametrical divisions, or, if these be forced upon him by the shape of the object, exercising the utmost ingenuity to disguise the fact, and train away the eye from observing the weak point, as nature does in like circumstances.

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  • The metallic bowl and mouthpiece of the pipe offered a tempting surface for embellishment, as well as the clasp of the pouch; and the netsuke, being made of wood, ivory or other material susceptible of carving, also gave occasion for art and ingenuity.

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  • There is scarcely any limit to the ingenuity and skill of the Japanese expert in diapering a metal surface.

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  • Escoiquiz was far too firmly convinced of his ingenuity and merits to conceal the delusions and follies of himself and his associates.

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  • The writings of Cassiodorus evince great erudition, ingenuity and labour, but are disfigured by incorrectness and an affected artificiality, and his Latin partakes much of the corruptions of the age.

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  • In such circumstances nothing less than a miracle could enable human ingenuity to fathom the secret.

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  • In like manner, after the French mathematicians had attempted, with more or less ingenuity, to construct a theory of elastic solids from the hypothesis that they consist of atoms in equilibrium under the action of their mutual forces, Stokes and others showed that all the results of this hypothesis, so far at least as they agreed with facts, might be deduced from the postulate that elastic bodies exist, and from the hypothesis that the smallest portions into which we can divide them are sensibly homogeneous.

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  • The chief faults of the book are obscurity, verbal conceits and a forced ingenuity which shows itself in grotesque puns, odd metres and occasional want of taste.

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  • Their manners are more courteous, their women better treated, than is usual with Papuans, but they show perhaps less ingenuity and artistic taste.

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  • But such attacks were rare and isolated and were not intended to effect a breach in the solid ramparts of the medieval Church, but rather to exhibit the ingenuity of the critic. In the libraries collected under humanistic influences the patristic writers, both Latin and Greek, and the scholastic doctors are conspicuous.

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  • The instrument was a ingenuity, and was called "the mathematical jewel."

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  • form Lampetra, which occurs in ichthyological works of the middle ages; the derivation from lambere petras, to lick stones, is a specimen of etymological ingenuity.

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  • Mag., 1868, 35, p. 161, and the full account, which serves as an excellent example of the extraordinary care and ingenuity of Regnault's work, is given in the Memoires de l'academie des sciences, 1868, xxxvii.

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  • As vice-chancellor of the university of Calcutta, Maine commented, with his usual pregnant ingenuity, on the results produced by the contact of Eastern and Western thought.

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  • This little collection of "Thoughts," written with wonderful vivacity, ingenuity and fervour, is the best summary of the author's social and economic programme, and contains some of his wisest and finest thoughts in the purest and most masculine English that he had at his command.

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  • The fact is that no amount of ingenuity can reconcile the descriptions given in the Odyssey with the actual topography of this island.

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  • Other works are A Discourse concerning a New Planet (1640); Mercury, or the Secret and Swift Messenger (1641), a work of some ingenuity on the means of rapid correspondence; and Mathematical Magick (1648).

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  • Ampere, Wollaston and others, the realization of the continuous rotation of the wire and the magnet round each other was a scientific puzzle requiring no mean ingenuity for its original solution.

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  • 2 Ray's mistaking young birds of this kind obtained in the Isle of Man for the young of the coulterneb, now usually called "Puffin," has already been mentioned under that heading; and not only has his name Puffinus anglorum hence become attached to this species, commonly described in English books as the Manx puffin or Manx shearwater, but the barbarous word Puffinus has come into use for all birds thereto allied, forming a well-marked group of the family Procellariidae (see PETREL), distinguished chiefly by their elongated bill, and numbering some twenty species, if not more - the discrimination of which has taxed the ingenuity of ornithologists.

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  • But it is in the design of steel concrete beams that the greatest ingenuity has been shown, and almost every patentee of a "system" has some new device for arranging the steel reinforcement to the best advantage.

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  • The ingenuity of "the fancy," which might seem to have exhausted itself in the production of topknots, feathered feet, and so forth, has brought about a still further change from the original type.

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  • The ingenuity of Madame Grotius at length devised a mode of escape.

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  • Aluminium is so light that it is a matter requiring some ingenuity to select a convenient solvent through which it shall sink quickly, for if it does not sink, it short-circuits the electrolyte.

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  • Much ingenuity has been spent upon the name and origin of the feast.

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  • These were followed by a large number of similar reproductions, none of any great merit, but often showing ingenuity in parodying more serious portions of the Jewish ritual (F.

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  • He revived the old arguments of the Academy, and advanced them with much ingenuity against Malebranche's doctrine.

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  • But except for this single instance of oversight or perversity her defence was throughout a masterpiece of indomitable ingenuity, of delicate and steadfast courage, of womanly dignity and genius.

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  • Lessing's theory of the origin of the epigram is somewhat fanciful, but no other critic has offered so many pregnant hints as to the laws of epigrammatic verse, or defended with so much force and ingenuity the character of Martial.

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  • Perhaps for ingenuity and the latest methods of manipulating skins in the manufacturing of furs the Americans lead the way, but as fur cutters are more or less of a roving and cosmopolitan character the larger fur businesses in London, Berlin, Vienna, St Petersburg, Paris and New York are guided by the same thorough and comparatively advanced principles.

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  • Though no radical changes have been made in the design of turbines for some years, an immense amount of skill and ingenuity has been shown in perfecting and improving details, and such machines of great size and power are now constantly being made, and give every satisfaction when in use.

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  • In other cases tanks are fed from neighbouring streams, and the greatest ingenuity is displayed in preventing the precious water from going to waste.

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  • No comfort that wealth could purchase, no contrivance that womanly ingenuity, set to work by womanly compassion, could devise, was wanting to his sick room.

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  • The palaces of the Genoese patricians, famous for their sumptuous architecture, their general effectiveness (though the architectural details are often faulty if closely examined), and their artistic collections, were many of them built in the latter part of the 16th century by Galeazzo Alessi, a pupil of Michelangelo, whose style is of an imposing and uniform character and disphiys marvellous ingenuity in using a limited or unfavourable site to the greatest advantage.

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  • The religious books were for the most part written in archaic language, which was only imperfectly understood by the priests of later times; and hence great scope was given to them to exercise their ingenuity as commentators.

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  • Much ingenuity was expended on the development of a history of the gods, the groundwork of which had been laid in much earlier times.

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  • (1700-1746) Italianised the rooms, and completed the degradation by running up partitions which blocked up whole apartments, gems of taste and patient ingenuity.

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  • The decoration consists, as a rule, of stiff, conventional foliage, Arabic inscriptions, and geometrical patterns wrought into arabesques of almost incredible intricacy and ingenuity.

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  • In this he succeeded, though not without a good deal of artifice, more creditable to his ingenuity than to his virtue.

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  • In this obscure region it is rich in suggestions and rapprochements; but the ingenuity of these speculations attracts curiosity more than it satisfies scientific inquiry.

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  • Hence much ingenuity is exercised in order to obtain the strongest joint which is consistent with security of union.

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  • For irrigation, native patience and ingenuity have devised means which compare not unfavourably with the colossal projects of government.

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  • aperture, with marked ingenuity of adaptation to the peculiar requirements telescope.

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  • This principle has been applied with great completeness and ingenuity of detail by Bryan Cookson to the construction of a "photographic floating zenith telescope," ??

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  • 75° S.), the party subsisting mainly on seal meat cooked over blubber lamps devised with much ingenuity.

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  • The accuracy of the work in each case depends principally on the skill and ingenuity of the experimentalist in devising methods of eliminating the various sources of error.

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  • But, For The Same Reason, The Method Necessarily Presents Peculiar Difficulties, Which Were Not Overcome Without Great Pains And Ingenuity.

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  • These formulae are important on account of the labour and ingenuity expended in devising the most suitable types, and also as a convenient means of recording the experimental data.

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  • To raise funds to satisfy the rapacity of the Porte the princes became past masters in the art of spoliation, and the inhabitants, liable to every species of tax which the ingenuity of their Greek rulers could devise, were reduced to the last stage of destitution.

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  • Wimmer supports his thesis with great learning and ingenuity, and when allowance is made for the fact that a script to be written upon wood, as the runes were, of necessity avoids horizontal lines which run along the fibres of the wood, and would therefore be indistinct, most of the runic signs thus receive a plausible explanation.

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  • The carrying of the alphabet to the Greeks by the Phoenicians at an early period affords no clue to the period when Semitic ingenuity constructed an alphabet out of a heterogeneous multitude of signs.

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  • Stories were told of the ingenuity and generosity by which he had made the marshes round Selinus salubrious, of the grotesque device by which he laid the winds that ruined the harvests of Agrigentum, and of the almost miraculous restoration to life of a woman who had long lain in a death-like trance.

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  • The fact that no ingenuity of modern research has been able to construct a real budget of expenditure and receipt for any part of the long centuries of the Empire is significant as to the secrecy that surrounded the finances, especially in the later period.

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  • Much ingenuity had, however, to be expended before a method was found of exhibiting such a rotation.

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  • Maxwell suggested new methods for the determination of this ratio of the electrostatic to the electromagnetic units, and by experiments of great ingenuity was able to show that this ratio, which is also that of the velocity of the propagation of an electromagnetic impulse through space, is identical with that of light.

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  • Edison, with copious ingenuity, devised electric meters, electric mains, lamp fittings and generators complete for the purpose.

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  • With all his learning and ingenuity Coke failed in inducing or even forcing the jury to bring in a bill against the court of chancery, and it seems fairly certain that on the technical point of law involved he was wrong.

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  • The rotary presses in use at the present time are indeed wonderful specimens of mechanical ingenuity, all the various operations of damping (when necessary), feeding, printing (both sides), cutting, folding, pasting, wrapping (when required) and counting being purely automatic. These machines are of various kinds, and are specially made to order so as to cope with the particular class of work in view.

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  • The result was the total loss of Pomerania, and the Swedish army itself was only saved from destruction by the ingenuity of J.

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  • This edifice, in the Italian baroque style, surmounted by a dome, possesses but little architectural merit, and its position is so confined that great ingenuity had to be employed in its internal arrangements to meet the demands of space, but its collection of pictures is one of the finest in Europe.

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  • They have been expanded with great ingenuity and learning by Freinsheim in Drakenborch's edition of Livy.

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  • The rapid extension of the railway system was also largely due to his energy and financial ingenuity, and he embarked on a crusade against the evils of drunkenness by organizing a government monopoly for the sale of alcohol.

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  • That England, not possessing the raw material, became the seat of the cotton manufacture, was owing to the ingenuity of her inventors.

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  • The knives, spears and shields of native workmanship frequently show both ingenuity and skill, alike in design and execution.

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  • The want of harmony between the facts and the statements about them is patent to all scholars, and it is the knowledge of this, unacknowledged to themselves, which has made the literati labour with an astonishing amount of fruitless ingenuity and learning to find in individual words, and the turn of every sentence, some mysterious indication of praise or blame.

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  • His philosophical treatises abound with incoherent formulae to which, according to their inventor, every demonstration in every science may be reduced, and posterity has ratified Bacon's disdainful verdict on Lull's pretensions as a thinker; still the fact that he broke away from the scholastic system has recommended him to the historians of philosophy, and the subtle ingenuity of his dialectic has compelled the admiration of men so far apart in opinion as Giordano Bruno and Leibniz.

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  • From the beginning of his residence with Ludovico his combination of unprecedented mechanical ingenuity with apt allegoric invention and courtly charm and eloquence had made him the directing spirit in all court ceremonies and festivities.

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  • in 1487, we find Leonardo devising all the mechanical and spectacular part of a masque of Paradise; and presently afterwards designing a bathing pavilion of unheard-of beauty and ingenuity for the young duchess.

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  • The cause which Bunyan had defended with rude logic and rhetoric against Kiffin and Danvers has since been pleaded by Robert Hall with an ingenuity and eloquence such as no polemical writer has ever surpassed.

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  • Soon the irresistible charm of a book which gratified the imagination of the reader with all the action and scenery of a fairy tale, which exercised his ingenuity by setting him to discover a multitude of curious analogies, which interested his feelings for human beings, frail like himself, and struggling with temptations from within and from without, which every moment drew a smile from him by some stroke of quaint yet simple pleasantry, and nevertheless left on his mind a sentiment of reverence for God and of sympathy for man, began to produce its effect.

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  • The manufacture of a big gun, which was able to compete with the Boer " Long Tom," at the De Beers workshops, under Rhodes's orders, and by the ingenuity of an American, Mr. Labram, who was killed a few days after its completion, forms one of the most striking incidents of the period.

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  • The problem of the interrelations of the classes will thus be reduced to its simplest terms, and even questions as to the nature of the primitive Echinoderm and its affinity to the ancestors of other phyla may become more than exercises for the ingenuity of youth.

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  • There is, however, in Tucker's theological link between private and general happiness a peculiar ingenuity which Paley's common sense has avoided.

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  • Professor Taylor expounds these two theories with great brilliance of argument and much ingenuity, yet neither of them will perhaps carry complete conviction to the minds of the majority of his critics.

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  • While shrewdness, plain straightforwardness, and a certain stern way of looking at life are common to both, the Icelandic school adds a complexity of structure and ornament, an elaborate mythological and enigmatical phraseology, and a regularity of rhyme, assonance, luxuriance, quantity and syllabification, which it caught from the Latin and Celtic poets, and adapted with exquisite ingenuity to its own main object, that of securing the greatest possible beauty of sound.

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  • By such an alliance, largely due to the political ingenuity of Dallas, M ` Kean was re-elected.

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  • To the ignorant it was recommended by its conformity to crude common sense; to the learned, by the wealth of ingenuity expended in bringing it to perfection.

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  • Both irregularities had been noted, a century earlier, by Edmund Halley; both had, since that time, vainly exercised the ingenuity of the ablest mathematicians; both now almost simultaneously yielded their secret to the same fortunate inquirer.

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  • If less readily amenable to civilizing influences than their neighbours to the eastward, the Fijians show greater force of character and ingenuity.

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  • In the cultivation of rice they show very great ingenuity, the ketsa grounds, where the rice is sown before transplanting, being formed either on the margins of the streams or in the hollows of the hills in a series of terraces, to which water is often conducted from a considerable distance.

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  • What we call Self is, above all, such a central mass, and Herbart seeks to show with great ingenuity and detail how this position is occupied at first chiefly by the body, then by the seat of ideas and desires, and finally by that first-personal Self which recollects the past and resolves concerning the future.

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  • During a prolonged audience he had received from the pope assurances of private esteem and personal protection; and he trusted to his dialectical ingenuity to find the means of presenting his scientific convictions under the transparent veil of an hypothesis.

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  • Such an instrument was made as early as 1590 by Zacharias Jansen of Middleburg; and although Galileo discovered, in 1610, a means of adapting his telescope to the examination of minute objects, he did not become acquainted with the compound microscope until 1624 when he saw one of Drebbel's instruments in Rome, and, with characteristic ingenuity, immediately introduced some material improvements into its construction.

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  • The horizontal section (B) with equal clearness demonstrates the bee's ingenuity in economizing space, showing how the outer combs are used exclusively for stores, and, as such, may be built of varying thickness as more or less storage room is required.

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  • The Connecticut clock maker and clock peddler was the 18th-century embodiment of Yankee ingenuity; the most famous of the next generation of clock makers were Eli Terry (1772-1852), who made a great success of his wooden clocks; Chauncey Jerome, who first used brass wheels in 1837 and founded in 1844 the works of the New Haven Clock Co.; Gideon Roberts; and Terry's pupil and successor, Seth Thomas (1786-1859), who built the factory at Thomaston carried on by his son Seth Thomas (1816-1888).

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  • insurance and banking concerns of the state), and to Connecticut's liberal Joint Stock Act of 1837 (copied in Great Britain and elsewhere), permitting small sums to be capitalized in manufactures; and even to a larger extent, possibly it is the result of the ingenuity of the Connecticut people.

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  • Then, after a long schooling in ingenuity by the system of household industries, came the division of labour, the introduction of machinery and the modern factory.

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  • Any task a computer can do better than a person is, by definition, a task requiring no human creativity or ingenuity.

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  • Last month it congratulated itself on observing no activity among Global Warming scaremongers during the big freeze, thereby grossly underestimating human ingenuity.

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  • Praise effort and ingenuity, even if your child isn't doing things quite the way you had hoped.

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  • With a little ingenuity, you'll be pleased with your inexpensive wooden swingset--no matter where you found it!

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  • Training cats takes a little ingenuity and a lot of determination, but in most instances it can be done.

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  • Life in the country can sometimes mean a financial struggle or isolation from modern conveniences, leaving families to use their ingenuity and resourcefulness to make their own furniture or find new uses for things they already have.

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  • Sun, wind and hydro power are in great abundance and only require human ingenuity to put them to work creating energy resources for society.

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  • With a little ingenuity and an afternoon, you can craft your own cover for under $25.00 with fabric to spare.

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  • Without these bold touches of color, creativity and ingenuity, the costumes would be incomplete.

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  • The results of such ingenuity translate into sharper shots despite variable light sources and improved overall color balance in the final product.

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  • While not as easily accessible as traditional scrapbooking, you can still create memorable Disney digital scrapbooks with a little ingenuity.

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  • Simple supplies and a little ingenuity can go a long way to making your table decor part of an unforgettable event.

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  • While the competition will award the winner who displays the most ingenuity and passion, the real winners will be those people who are helped in the process.

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  • As a young boy it was suggested that he might want to go into the dental field, however his creative ingenuity wouldn't be stopped and he became a designer instead.

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  • Unfortunately, it took many more years and some Japanese ingenuity before their textile scientists were able to reliably produce and weave that thin thread into something useful.

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  • It takes an entire team of design professionals to create a single roller coaster, but the ingenuity of designers and the inspiration of coaster fans have led to more than a dozen types of coasters that can be enjoyed around the globe.

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  • Nowhere on the frontier of human ingenuity and aerospace technology was there anything that could've done away with the annoying process of switching from my flashlight to my gun.

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  • Canadian ingenuity and programming expertise, which programmers develop at world-class higher learning institutions throughout Canada, represents some of the greatest promise and hope for the economic future of Canada.

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  • Finding out what was that video game just takes a little ingenuity and some dedicated online searching.

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  • Others will require a little more ingenuity on your part if you want to run a profit.

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  • With a bit of ingenuity, it is possible to enjoy the flexibility of working from home while still keeping in the loop at the office.

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  • Cheaply made clothing may be able to withstand a few short months of wear, but you can find inexpensive options of greater quality with a little ingenuity.

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  • Combining ingenuity with talent, Ashley Paige began designing her now famous swimwear and selling them to friends.

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  • Sheer, tan-through swimsuit fabric is a marvel of ingenuity.

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  • Most public beaches sponsor at least one sandcastle contest during the summer season, and whether you win or lose, it's absolutely amazing to see what others can create with wet sand and a lot of ingenuity.

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  • That said, they are out there, and with a bit of ingenuity and savvy shopping sense, you'll find the tiny string bikini of your dreams.

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  • Instead, rely on your ingenuity and embrace your best physical features, while playing down those that are a bit unflattering.

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  • However, with a little ingenuity and the right know how, you can find your replacement part and hopefully save some money on costly repairs.

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  • Although a Google search may yield a plethora of results for online games, don't forget to use your own ingenuity to find great Internet games.

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  • With a little ingenuity and an eagle eye for the hot trends this season, you can figure out what are the hot Christmas gifts this year, and delight everyone on your Christmas list.

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  • It will take some ingenuity, but you can sew some red ribbons to hang from the heart over your medieval or Renaissance dress and carry a bloody dagger.

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  • What you mainly need is a good eye and some ingenuity.

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  • Instead, crafty individuals are using their ingenuity to create costumes that range from cheap and simple affairs to full-scale, Cosplay-ready replicas.

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  • All it takes is a little ingenuity and creativity with your gluten-free cooking for Thanksgiving to make your holiday table a special place for all of your loved ones!

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  • The Dolce Bag is a prime example of Dolce & Gabbana's grace and ingenuity, a stark contrast to their flashier leopard print designs and ostrich feathers.

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  • Unfortunately, this style has been discontinued, but a bit of ingenuity may help you in your search!

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  • With a little ingenuity, you may be able to cost-effectively alter or purchase a school uniform to fit your slim child.

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  • Teachers today complain that students have little creativity of their own and are often stumped when presented with a project that requires this type of ingenuity.

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  • With a little ingenuity and perseverance, your kids could be rolling in the dough before the first flowers of spring poke through the ground.

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  • Creativity and ingenuity are great traits for any person interested in a frugal lifestyle.

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  • Your ancestors who lived through the Great Depression were forced to rely on resourcefulness and ingenuity when living in a frugal way.

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  • If you are sure of the size you wear in SAS shoes and are interested in purchasing them wholesale or discounted, a little ingenuity is needed.

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  • The enduring popularity of Egyptian tattoos is evidence of a keen interest in a society that might have faded from human memory long ago - if not for the wealth of art, architecture and sheer ingenuity they left behind.

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  • By using their creative ingenuity to imbue the watch industry with a fresh approach, Italian companies are quickly catching up to their Swiss counterparts.

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  • The company's craftsmen successfully meld modern ingenuity with a traditional timekeeping ethic, resulting in stunning watches that also happen to keep great time.

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  • Be sure to emphasize the dance element to the same extent as your stunts in order to keep the performance alive and packed with attention-grabbing ingenuity.

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  • The more skilled a squad, the more incredible the potential, and, with a little ingenuity, a coach and a team can create a competition routine that will influence other squads in the future.

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  • However, with a little ingenuity and creativity, you can turn an ordinary piece of Grinch clothing into sleepwear.

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  • Spanx is a quintessential American success story of ingenuity and "stick-to-it" moxie.

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  • For this particular droid, Ben came up with a voice that was 50 percent electronically generated, but the rest was his ingenuity and an ear for what would work.

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  • While we haven't quite reached that level of ingenuity, you may be surprised to learn that more than one make of flying car exists today.

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  • Survival required new allies and a lot if ingenuity.

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  • The use of the Trojan Horse mixed engineering with ingenuity.

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  • People who are SEO savvy may even decide to pull together their own SEO package, but if you don't have that background or ingenuity, then purchasing a package complete with a number to call when you need help is the smart way to go.

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