Deidre sighed, her body going lax once more.
Never let go of that privacy or be lax with your security.
He saw Jews, Saracens, heretics and apostates roaming through Spain unmolested; and in this lax toleration of religious differences he thought he saw the main obstacle to the political union of the Spains, which was the necessity of the hour.
The next step was to force the confessors to accept their lax interpretation of the law; and this was accomplished by their famous theory of probabilism - first taught in Spain about 1580.
Jade's jaw grew lax before he managed to speak.
Since the beginning of the 19th century they have been bigoted Wahhabis, though previously regarded by their neighbours as very lax Mahommedans; during Mehemet Ali's occupation of Nejd their constant raids on the Egyptian communications compelled him to send several punitive expeditions into the district, which, however, met with little success.
The guy behind the counter was staring at her, his mouth lax and his eyes wide.
Talon's jaw was lax, his eyes wide.
The female fructification is in the form of a rather lax strobilus.
Bazard, a man of logical and more solid temperament, could no longer work in harmony with Enfantin, who desired to establish an arrogant and fantastic sacerdotalism with lax notions as to marriage and the relation of the sexes.
The morality of the age was lax, and more especially so in Spain and Portugal, where the looseness of the marriage tie and the example of the Moors encouraged polygamy.
They, and especially the latter, are diffuse and often lax in expression, needlessly prolix, and pompously rhetorical.
The beauty and the lax morals of Daphne were celebrated all over the western world; and indeed Antioch as a whole shared in both these titles to fame.
The large medullary rays give to the wood a characteristic parenchymatous or lax appearance, which is in marked contrast to the more compact wood of a conifer.
He rendered valuable service during the Dutch War, but his lax methods of keeping accounts led to his being censured by parliament.
It is frequently asserted that discipline was lax at this period and that ministers of scandalous lives were allowed to continue in their charges.
P. canariensis, which forms forests on the mountains of Grand Canary and Teneriffe, growing at an elevation of 6000 ft., also belongs to this group. The leaves are long, lax, and of a bright green tint; the cone-scales are without spines; the trunk attains a large size, and yields good and durable timber.
Pfleiderer in pointing out the similarities of James and the Shepherd of Hermas declares it to be "certain that both writings presuppose like historical circumstances, and, from a similar point of view, direct their admonitions to their contemporaries, among whom a lax worldly-mindedness and unfruitful theological wrangling threatened to destroy the religious life."
Then He complained of the unreasonableness of an age which refused John as too austere and Himself as too lax and as being " the friend of publicans and sinners."
Thus arose lax casuists of the type of Antonio Escobar (1589-1669), the central figure of Pascal's Provincial Letters.
Joachim, however, was unable to continue his abbatial functions in the midst of his labours in prophetic exegesis, and, moreover, his asceticism accommodated itself but ill with the somewhat lax discipline of Corazzo.
Of these there were three possible forms - (1) relaxation, (2) contraction of the minute passages or ropoc, and (3) a mixed state, partly lax, partly constricted.
In this position he continued to labour, to write, and to assail the lax Catholics and their clergy until at least the time of Bishop Calixtus in the reign of Elagabalus.
For effective control over a colonial empire Carthage had the advantage of situation over far-away Tyre; the traditional bonds grew lax and the ancient dues ceased to be paid, though as late as the middle of the 6th century Carthage rendered tithes to the Tyrian Melqarth.
The typical faults of the dark ages, pluralism, simony, lax observation of the clerical rules, contented ignorance, worldliness in every aspect, were all too prevalent in England.
As thirty-eight years had elapsed since the last period of persecution, the churches had become in many ways lax, and the number of those who failed to hold out under the persecution was very great.
In the lax strobili the sporangiophores, which are not peltate, but strap-shaped, were borne, as C. E.
His ambitions were boundless and his morals lax.
P. longifolia, a Himalayan species, is remarkable for the great length of its lax slender leaves, of a grass-green tint; the cones have the points of the scales recurved.
In fact, we appear to be rather lax on the matter.
palustris, is a perennial plant growing to a height of 6 to 18 in., with rootstock creeping, stem clothed with lax spreading hairs, leaves light green, and somewhat shining, buds pink, becoming blue as they expand, and corolla rotate, broad, with retuse lobes and bright blue with a yellow centre.
He accused the bishop of favouring the Christological heresies of the Monarchians, and, further, of subverting the discipline of the Church by his lax action in receiving back into the Church those guilty of gross offences.
His private life was lax; he had at least two sons, for whom he purchased benefices before they had entered on their teens; and scandalous tales are told of the entertainments with which he enlivened his seclusion.
In short, Hamilton took from recent years the lesson of the evils of lax government; whereas Jefferson clung to the other lesson, which crumbling colonial governments had illustrated, that governments derived their strength (and the Declaration had proclaimed that they derived their just rights) from the will of the governed.
In view of the vast consequences ensuing from this exodus of Dutch families from the Cape a somewhat detailed consideration and in some cases lax sexual morality.
The fructification consists of long, lax spikes, with whorled sporophylls; indications of megaspores have been detected in the sporangia.
They had therefore become lax in what they were offering to God.
The sexual morality of the Malays is very lax, but prostitution is not common in consequence.
In " anasarca " the tissues which suffer most are those which are peculiarly lax, such as the lower eyelids, the scrotum, and the backs of the hands and feet.
Such of the fathers as are engaged in the work of education are permitted to continue, on condition of abstaining from lax and questionable doctrines apt to cause strife and trouble.
The new denominations vigorously attacked the methods and immunities of the established church, whose clergy had grown lukewarm in zeal and lax in morals.
long; in the earlier stages of growth it has a pyramidal form, in open glades the lower boughs often touching the ground, but in old age it acquires a wide almost cedar-like top. The light bluish-green foliage is somewhat lax, very dense in young trees; the cones are long and rather curved, with thin smooth scales a little thickened at the apex, and generally more or less covered with exuding white resin; they are about 5 or 6 in.
His business management of these schools got him heavily into debt, and in the autumn of 1852 a charge of lax administration came before a court of bishops, who dismissed it.
The chief weaknesses in the colonial administration of the territory, particularly prior to 1900 - but only to a slightly less extent since - have been decentralization and a lax civil service.
In one small chamber there was cleared a frieze, of cupids intermingled with foliage; but in this, after the first moments of illusion, it was only possible to acknowledge the hand of some unknown late and lax decorator of the school, influenced as much by Raphael as by Leonardo.
When the Church and the needy and fanatical nobles of northern and central France destroyed the feudal dynasty of Toulouse and the rich civilization of the south in the Albigensian crusade, it was for Philip Augustus that their leader, Simon de Montfort, all unknowing, conquered Languedoc. At last, instead of the two Frances of the langue doc and the lax gue dorl, there was but one royal France comprising the whole kingdom.
Treatment of disease was directed not to any special organ, nor to producing the crises and critical discharges of the Hippocratic school, but to correcting the morbid common condition or "community," relaxing the body if it was constricted, causing contraction if it was too lax, and in the "mixed state" acting according to the predominant condition.
Upon his return he preached a characteristic sermon entitled The United States of America compared with some European Countries, particularly England (published 1826), in which, although there was some praise for the English church, he so boldly criticized the establishment, state patronage, cabinet appointment of bishops, lax discipline, and the low requirements of theological education, as to rouse much hostility in England, where he had been highly praised for two volumes of Sermons on the Principal Events and Truths of Redemption (1824).
He pushes the claim even further, requiring, besides entire outward submission to command, also the complete identification of the place of God, without reference to his personal wisdom, piety or discretion; that any obedience which falls short of making the superior's will one's own, in inward affection as well as in outward effect, is lax aect; that going beyond the letter of command, even in things abstractly good and praiseworthy, is disobedience, and that the "sacrifice of the intellect" is the third and highest grade of obedience, well pleasing to God, when the inferior not only wills what the superior wills, but thinks what he thinks, submitting his judgment, so far as it is possible for the will to influence and lead the judgment.
npler is the grammar, the more lax the use of the cases.
I had opted to skip the short flight to Santa Barbara as Betsy, the seasoned traveler, had no difficulty renting a car and maneuvering the traffic to pick me up at LAX.
Jake turned and stared at him, dropped an awkward bow, and straightened, his mouth lax.
With the instinct of a true statesman, he felt the pulse of the people, divined their need for prestige, and their preference for a government heavy-handed rather than lax.
Under Spanish rule the Church established colleges and seminaries for training priests, but the Spanish system of secular schools for elementary instruction, established in 1863, accomplished little; the schools were taught by unqualified native teachers and the supervision of them was very lax.
It occurs as stems growing through other bryophytes or in lax cushions on rocks subject to intermittent irrigation.
goldsmith bankers had been damaged by the lax financial management of the Stuart kings.
lax at this time in the camps.
lax in fact.
lax attitude could prejudice the safety of your passengers.
lax labor law enforcement.
lax security among the Free French.
lax regulations, the ministry plans to make the assessment mandatory next April.
lax morals and liberal politics.
lax regulatory regime for additives has emerged.
The FDA has been notoriously lax in dealing with the misuse of drugs in the dairy industry.
Sorry I've been somewhat lax these last few months.
With the benefit of hindsight, we can indeed debate whether the levels agreed were too strict or too lax.
Up to the beginning of 2002 I had been fairly lax in pursuing breaches of copyright - simply requesting the removal of the data.
Many US companies set up branch offices in Canada to take advantage of the relatively lax bribery laws there.
Consequently, I began to grow lax in complying with the requirements of the formal prayers.
If you've gotten lax about learning, embrace this opportunity.
It seems quite lax of him to go get eaten is that a problem with logic or just me being picky?
But many of the voters came from outside, and identity checks on voters appeared lax.
In Chapter 3, MJ is extended to a calculus for an intuitionistic modal logic (due to Curry) called Lax Logic.
Air Pacific also fly nonstop from LAX to NAN, but that's 11 and a half hours of flying.
Critics say these episodes prove that intelligence oversight by civilians is lax at best.
The experiments examined cases where the residue was either a CV syllable with a lax vowel, or a CVC syllable with a lax vowel, or a CVC syllable with a schwa.
violateprivate and state-owned mines have been documented as flagrantly violating China's rather lax safety regulations.
These councils and the executive officers dependent on them soon proved to be unable to manage even local affairs efficiently, while they were very lax in the collection of the national taxes unwisely entrusted to them.
But at the same time many of the shortcomings of oology in this respect must be set down to the defective information and observation of its votaries, among whom some have been very lax, not to say incautious, in not ascertaining on due evidence the parentage of their specimens, and the author next to be named is open to this charge.
Against lax views of Socinian tendency he directed his able treatise De duabus naturis in Christo (1570).
He accused himself, with the other clergy, of lax and self-indulgent living.
Hardin in 1890 (see North Dakota), and the lax enforcement of the ordinance in the larger towns soon resulted in an active movement for "repeal.
On the 28th of March 1884 many of the citizens met at Music Hall to protest against the lax way in which the law was enforced, notably in the case of a recent murder, when the confessed criminal had been found guilty of manslaughter only.
He well understood the meaning of Christ's saying that He came not into the world to bring peace, but a sword: in a period when a lax spirit of conformity to the world had seized the churches he maintained the " vigor evangelicus " not merely against the Gnostics but against opportunists and a worldly-wise clergy.
in 1612) would have appeared incredibly lax, nay, its religious character almost doubtful, to Bruno, Stephen Harding, Francis or Dominic. It admits only priests aged at least thirty-six, or ecclesiastics who have completed their studies and are ready for ordination.
The experiments examined cases where the residue was either a CV syllable with a lax vowel, or a CVC syllable with a schwa.
Many private and state-owned mines have been documented as flagrantly violating China 's rather lax safety regulations.
Lax manufacturing controls in China have resulted in imports into America that have caused the deaths of animals as well as exposure to harmful chemicals in children's toys, women's cosmetics and other every day products.
This official announcement from the couple did not come before Paris Hilton's blab while at a party at the LAX Nightclub.
On February 13, Ling was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after she tried to shoplift items totaling $16 in an LAX gift shop.
Best known for her role as Julie Horvath on the long running sitcom One Day at a Time, Mackenzie Phillips was arrested at the LAX airport.
Phillips had gotten her life turned around and was finding steady work on the show So Weird and had parts in hit shows such as E.R. and Cold Case, but her substance abuse problems of the past have resurfaced with her recent arrest at LAX.
Leave it up to Kanye West to stir up trouble at one of the nation's busiest airports, LAX, on September 11th.
Mike Tyson was arrested at LAX for knocking out a self-proclaimed freelance photographer.
If one school has more lax requirements for courses, they may offer a less strenuous education.
If you don't stick with the training, one lax moment could prolong the training by days or even weeks.
Height, 9 inches to 12 inches, the lax branching stems bearing a rich profusion of large pendent bells of the deepest purple.
Drivers often get so focused on the importance of getting from one place to another that they become lax when it comes to the most basic safety regulations, especially those extra precautions that must be taken when youngsters are around.
Sometimes basic rules become forgotten, or they are simply ignored as teachers and students become lax about following them.
European countries have a more lax attitude and include all types of nudity in their advertising.
Hormonal changes within the mother during pregnancy result in increased ligament looseness or laxity and are thought to possibly cross over the placenta and cause the baby to have lax ligaments while still in the womb.
It is also the second busiest airport in California after Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
That sometimes mean third-world countries where safety standards are low and oversight is lax.
Men are men, and many can be lax when it comes to their personal appearance.
The least expensive jumping off point from the United States is going to be Los Angeles International Airport, LAX.
While LAX is the largest and most traveled, there are other airports that may offer lower prices because they are less popular.
When flying into LAX, you don't want to wait for last minute flight availability since it is a rare occurrence.
Despite the pressure to deal with those stations, the Irish government in general took a lax attitude towards enforcing laws against pirate radio stations and shutting them down.
When collagen and elastin production slows down, the skin becomes lax and unable to "snap back."
If you don't think you can be hacked or attacked via Twitter, you may be more lax when interacting with other Twitter users.
His attention was drawn over her head, and his mouth went lax.
Instead of railroads, you now own airports like JFK and LAX.
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