Luria was an inspirer of saintly conduct rather than an innovator in theories.
Vain and imaginative, Th his reputation was enormously enhanced by his Economies royales; he was no innovator, and being a true representative of the nation at that period, like it he was but lukewarm towards reform, accepting it always against the grain.
He was the innovator, because for the first time there was opportunity for innovation.
But we are not to suppose that even he, latitudinarian and innovator as he was, could have conceived the possibility of abolishing an institution so deeply rooted in the social conditions, as well as in the ideas, of his time.
Taking up mathematics when not only his mind was already formed but his thoughts were crystallizing into a philosophical system, Hobbes had, in fact, never put himself to school and sought to work up gradually to the best knowledge of the time, but had been more anxious from the first to become himself an innovator with whatever insufficient means.
In the first place, his pre-eminence is obviously pre-Homeric; for Homer was no preacher or innovator in religion, but gives us some at least of the primary facts of the contemporary religious beliefs prevailing about woo B.C.: and he attests for us the supremacy of Zeus as a belief which was unquestioned by the average Hellene of the time; and appreciating how slow was the process of religious change in the earlier period, we shall believe that the god had won this position long before the Homeric age.
On several occasions St Bernard was begged to fight the innovator on the scene of his exploits, and in 1145, at the instance of the legate Alberic, cardinal bishop of Ostia, he set out, passing through the diocese of Angouleme and Limoges, sojourning for some time at Bordeaux, and finally reaching the heretical towns of Bergerac, Perigueux, Sarlat, Cahors and Toulouse.
In this he was an innovator against the excessively analytic tendency of Cambridge mathematicians.
The great administrator and the bold innovator were united in him in an exceptional degree, and he allowed neither character to preponderate unduly.
The attempted accommodation by Sozzini only precipitated matters; tried as an innovator, David died in prison at Deva (1579).
He intrigued against Necker, whom he regarded as a dangerous innovator, a republican, a foreigner and a Protestant.
Although in Greece there was generally wide tolerance, yet in 399 B.C. Socrates" was indicted as an irreligious man, a corrupter of youth, and an innovator in worship."Besides the works quoted above, see Gottfried Arnold's Unparteiische Kirchenand Ketzer-Historie (1699-1700; ed.
Louis XIV.s aspirations towards glory chimed in very well with the extremely positive views of his minister; but here too Colbert was an innovator and an unsuccessful one.
In later years he attributed his want of success to the immature style of his early exposition, to the rashness of a young innovator in an old and well-established province of literature.
For Elijah was in this case obviously no originator or innovator.
The official surname of Antiochus II., Theos, suggests that he himself had here been the innovator.
All went well for a time; but Dionysius had Philistus and others about him, who were opposed to any kind of liberal reform, and the result was the banishment of Dion from Syracuse as a dangerous innovator.
This, then, in brief summary, is what we have seen: the natural development of an historical situation, a march of events leading rapidly to a climax; an unexampled strength and an unexampled sympathy issuing inevitably in an unexampled liberty; and then the forces of orthodox religion combining with the forces of worldly indifference in order to suppress a dangerous innovator.
exclusivity of the rights conferred upon the innovator.
He is a constant theatrical innovator and a writer whose trademark is increasingly the ability to tread a delicate tightrope between humor and despair.
The innovator is an active information seeker, who can cope with the inherent uncertainty involved with innovation.
watchmaker named Jean Adrien Philippe, a great innovator, who created their famous watch mechanisms.
Patek was then joined by a watchmaker named Jean Adrien Philippe, a great innovator, who created their famous watch mechanisms.
LTK: You were also nominated for the 2010 Wine Star Awards Innovator of the Year award.
An innovator in the industry, Virgin Mobile is the world's first MVNO, or mobile virtual network operator.
The chain's namesake was an innovator in many areas, creating the first in-store bakery, manufacturing his own products to sell, and selling meat and groceries in the same place, which was unheard of at the time.
When a bank officer misspelled her name on an account application, she acquired the name Lane and coupled it with her married name, becoming Lane Bryant--innovator of women's clothing.
By the 1920s Henry David Lee had a well known reputation in the garment industry as an innovator.
Microsoft is not an innovator in the web browser field.
They were the first to introduce madras and button-down polo shirts, and they have maintained a long tradition of being an innovator in the garment industry.
Spencer Pratt owns a management company called Innovator Entertainment with four clients originally: Brody Jenner, David Foster, Heidi Montag and the DVD release of The Princes of Malibu.
Before her venture with Skinsational, Joyce apprenticed under Robert Diemer, an innovator and expert in the skin care field as well as founder of the American Institute of Esthetics in Huntington Beach, California.
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