She mimicked Cynthia's lead in dressing for the family's outings.
Although he started this by leaving, the children would follow her lead in reacting to the situation.
He now took the lead in the reform of the pronunciation of Greek, his views after considerable controversy being universally adopted.
In India proper, with a dryer climate, grasses and Leguminosae take the lead in the number of species.
(3) It was under his auspices that Athens began to take the lead in literature.
The output of lead in 1907 was 6,271,341 lb (valued at $322,381).
He was one of the three Hanoverians, Windthorst and Miquel being the other two, who at once won for the representatives of the conquered province the lead in both the Prussian and German parliaments.
Aedh (Hugh) O'Neill, chief of the Cinel Eoghain, or lord of Tir-Eoghain (Tir-Owen, Tyrone) at the end of the 12th century, was the first of the family to be brought prominently into conflict with the Anglo-Norman monarchy, whose pretensions he took the lead in disputing in Ulster.
The elders of these groups possessed some influence, and tended to form an aristocracy, which took the lead in social life, although their authority generally depended merely upon custom.
and won the battle of Marignano, Wolsey took the lead in assisting the emperor Maximilian to oppose him; and this revival of warlike designs was resented by Fox and Warham, who retired from the government, leaving Wolsey supreme.
of acetate of lead in a little water, then 1 oz.
The senate, as usual, took the lead in suggesting some such change in the constitution; and it besought Napoleon "to complete his work by rendering it, like his glory, immortal."
The two great orders, Franciscans and Dominicans, were in the vigour of youth, and had already begun to take the lead in theological discussion.
About two-thirds of the total production of lead in Austria is extracted in Carinthia, the principal places being Bleiberg and Raibl.
These orders are of very ancient date, owing their establishment to the ancient Hindu rule, followed by the Buddhists, that each "twice-born" man should lead in the woods the life of an ascetic. The second class of Fakirs are simply disreputable beggars who wander round extorting, under the guise of religion, alms from the charitable and practising on the superstitions of the villagers.
The slag and matte formed float upon the lead in the crucible and are tapped, usually together, at intervals into slag-pots, where the heavy matter settles on the bottom and the light slag on the top. When cold they are readily separated by a blow from a hammer.
In the meantime the lead in the moulds, which has solidified, is removed with the crane and stacked to one side, until its turn comes to be raised and charged into one of the pans.
Aqueous non-oxidizing acids generally have little or no action on lead in the absence of air.
Tin unites with lead in any proportion with slight expansion, the alloy fusing at a lower temperature than either component.
This oxide is produced by heating lead in contact with air and removing the film of oxide as formed.
Lead sesquioxide, Pb203, is obtained as a reddish-yellow amorphous powder by carefully adding sodium hypochlorite to a cold potash solution of lead oxide, or by adding very dilute ammonia to a solution of red lead in acetic acid.
This pigment is of great antiquity; Theophrastus called it kibOhov, and prepared it by acting on lead with vinegar, and Pliny, who called it cerussa, obtained it by dissolving lead in vinegar and evaporating to dryness.
The Franciscans took the lead in this intellectual movement with Alexander of Hales and Bonaventura, but the Dominicans were soon able to boast of two greater names in Albert the Great and Thomas Aquinas.
The use of oxide of lead in glass-making was no new thing; it had been used, mainly as a flux, both by Romans and Venetians.
Royalty and the Church, when they acquire the lead in social life, work out a new penal system based on outlawry, death penalties and corporal punishments, which make their first appearance in the legislation of Withraed and culminate in that of !Ethelred and Canute.
In 1737 he had been appointed postmaster at Philadelphia, and about the same time he organized the first police force and fire company in the colonies; in 1749, after he had written Proposals Relating to the Education of Youth in Pensilvania, he and twenty-three other citizens of Philadelphia formed themselves into an association for the purpose of establishing an academy, which was opened in 1751, was chartered in 1753, and eventually became the University of Pennsylvania; in 1727 he organized a debating club, the " Junto," in Philadelphia, and later he was one of the founders of the American Philosophical Society (1743; incorporated 1780); he took the lead in the organization of a militia force, and in the paving of the city streets, improved the method of street lighting, and assisted in the founding of a city hospital (1751); in brief, he gave the impulse to nearly every measure or project for the welfare and prosperity of Philadelphia undertaken in his day.
The study of electricity he took up in 1746 when he first saw a Leyden jar, in the manipulation of which he became expert and which he improved by the use of granulated lead in the place of water for the interior armatures; he recognized that condensation is due to the dielectric and not to the metal coatings.
This was an incident in a famous episode, important rather as a symptom than in itself, namely, the Antinomian controversy, " New England's earliest protest against formulas," in which Vane and Ann Hutchinson took the lead in criticizing the official orthodoxy of the colony.
The beginning of the active opposition to the crown may be placed in the resistance, led by James Otis, to the issuing of writs (after 1 75 2, Otis's famous argument against them being made in 1760-1761) to compel citizens to assist the revenue officers; followed later by the outburst of feeling at the imposition of the Stamp Act (1765), when Massachusetts took the lead in confronting the royal power.
The English monks took the lead in carrying out this legislation, and in 1 218 the first chapter of the province of Canterbury was held at Oxford, and up to the_ dissolution under Henry VIII.
The total value of gold, silver, copper and lead in 1908 was $378,816 (gold $242,234, silver $47,076, copper $41,188, lead $48,318).
Diamonds are obtained in Borneo, garnets in Sumatra, Bachian and Timor, and topazes in Bachian, antimony in Borneo and the Philippines; lead in Sumatra, Borneo and the Philippines; copper and malachite in the Philippines, Timor, Borneo and Sumatra; and, most important of all, tin in Banka, Billiton and Singkep. Iron is pretty frequent in various forms. Gold is not uncommon in the older ranges of Sumatra, Banka, Celebes, Bachian, Timor and Borneo.
Gold is found in Chihuahua, Durango, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla, Sinaloa, Sonora, Vera Cruz, Zacatecas, and to a limited extent in other states; silver in every state and territory except Campeche, Chiapas, Tabasco, Tlaxcala and the Yucatan peninsula; copper in Lower California, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Sonora, Tamaulipas and some other states; mercury chiefly in Guanajuato, Guerrero, San Luis Potosi, Vera Cruz and Zacatecas; tin in Guanajuato; coal, petroleum and asphalt in 20 states, but chiefly in Coahuila, Hidalgo, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Puebla, Sonora, Tabasco, Tamaulipas and Vera Cruz; iron in Durango, Hidalgo, Oaxaca and other states; and lead in Hidalgo, Queretaro and in many of the silver-producing districts.
Hillsboro and Rockingham counties, in the south-east, lead in the production of poultry and eggs.
The first English settlers in the conquered country were chiefly petty traders, not of a character to lead in social or public affairs.
He was compelled to take the lead in matters where Lightfoot's more practical nature had previously been predominant.
Vauquelin and Macquart, and in 1797 by Vauquelin, who found that the lead in crocoisite was in combination with an acid, which he recognized as the oxide of a new metal.
praecentor, from praecinere, to sing before, lead in singing), the title of the principal director of the singing or musical portions of the service in a cathedral or cathedral church.
He continued, however, to take the lead in the baronial agitation against the king, and upon the outbreak of hostilities was elected "marshal of the army of God and Holy Church" (1215).
importance, Maurice now took the lead in plotting against the emperor.
He visited privately many of the leading citizens of the city, statesmen, divines and merchants, and besought them to take the lead in a national movement against slavery; but they all with one consent made excuse, some of them listening to his plea with manifest impatience.
Favourable circumstances had, from the first, given the Danes the lead in Scandinavia.
The league came to an end after Frederick's death; but it is of considerable historical interest, as the first open attempt of Prussia to take the lead in Germany.
In 1905 there were produced 2774 tons of dressed lead ore, of the value of £25,823, yielding 2167 tons of lead in smelting and 11,409 oz.
He took the lead in establishing the European concert during the Armenian troubles of 1896, and again resisted isolated action on the part of any of the great powers during the Cretan troubles and the GrecoTurkish War.
Chem., 1858-1868), who found that on oxidizing lead in the presence of sulphuric acid, the same quantity of oxygen is used to form lead oxide as is converted into hydrogen peroxide.
On the other hand, although his sympathies were on the whole with the liberal movement in the university, he never took a lead in the matter.
Thus, by example as well as by precept, they not only taught their hearers to value literary and oratorical excellence, but also took the lead in fashioning the style of their time.
There are outcrops of lead in Marinduque and Cebu, and in Marinduque considerable silver is associated with the lead.
In the centre of the town is a large market square to which roads lead in regular lines north, south, east and west.
In the vicinity there are the most important deposits of zinc and lead in the state, and the city derives its name from the deposits of sulphide of lead (galena), which were the first worked about here; below the galena is a zone of zinc carbonate (or smithsonite) ores, which was the main zone worked between 1860 and 1890; still lower is a zone of blende, or zinc sulphide, now the principal source of the mineral wealth of the region.
The states which lead in the quantity of oysters taken are Maryland, Virginia, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut; the annual value of the output in each of these is over $ I, 000,000.
The capitalists gradually assumed the lead in the various societies, the richer members engrossed the power and the companies tended to become hereditary and exclusive.
It effectually deprived her of the lead in the councils of Europe which she had hitherto arrogated to herself, and so affected the whole course of continental politics.
He took the lead in the national church councils of 1 797 and 1801; but he was strenuously opposed to Napoleon's policy of reconciliation with the Holy See, and after the signature of the concordat he resigned his bishopric (October 8, 1801).
Nor did he find, like his fellow-worker, Theodore Parker, the leisure to keep up his scholarship and lead in part the life of a student.
The most accurate method for the determination of lead in ores is the gravimetric method, in which it is weighed as lead sulphate after the various impurities have been separated.
Atlantic, Burlington, Camden and Salem counties are the great centres for strawberries; Atlantic, Cumberland and Salem counties lead in grape-growing; and a large huckleberry crop is yearly gathered in " the Pines."
Other minerals, which are not found in commercial quantities, are lead in the form of galena, in Sussex county; graphite, in the crystalline schistose rocks of the Highlands; molybdenum, in the form of a sulphide, in Sussex county; and barytes in Mercer and Sussex counties.
The decrease in output and value is largely due to the lower price of lead in the market and the higher smelting rate.
Hittorf's phosphorus is another crystalline allotrope formed by heating phosphorus with lead in a sealed tube to redness, and removing the lead by boiling the product with nitric and hydrochloric acid.
Cobalt and nickel are associated with lead in the St Francois field; but though the American ouput is almost exclusively derived from Missouri the production is small in comparison with the amount derived from abroad.
Lack of capital, of coal, and of good means of communication prevents the inhabitants from making use of the iron and lead in their mountains.
Upon the seizure of the Theban citadel by the Spartans (383 or 382) he fled to Athens, and took the lead in a conspiracy to liberate Thebes.
Thus may be explained the selection of an Eleatic stranger to be the chief speaker in the latter, and of Parmenides himself to take the lead in the former.
To meet such formidable opponents, Brian, now an old man unable to lead in person, mustered all the forces of Munster and Connaught, and was joined by Maelsechlainn in command of the forces of Meath.
Statuary bronze may contain from 80 to 90% of copper, the residue being tin, or tin with zinc and lead in various proportions.
Piety and a thirst for glory impelled Louis to take the lead in this fresh expedition to the Holy Land, despite the second opposition of Suger, and the hesitation of the pope, crusade.
In the following year he took the lead in providing secondary and higher education in Poona under Indian direction by founding an English school and the famous Eergusson College.
Levels of lead in draft beer have fallen considerably since 1983, and are now generally low.
New, hand-made bricks are procured in advance of the work, due to the long lead-in period for their manufacture.
Some trades councils that were virtually moribund have been revived by their new-found role of taking the lead in combating fascism in their area.
Do you think you're taking a lead in any sense?
It has a great lead-in on the search page, too.
This is a fun team event that provides a great lead-in to a celebratory evening meal.
There's BR a tantalizing lead-in on the FT BR site, with the interviewer (Louise Levene?
We note that ALI can manage with a slightly longer lead-in.
excellent lead-in to the wonderful temples and to ancient Khmer history.
But it is also a good lead-in to civil disobedience and hacktivism, in chapter thirty four.
lead-in fare of £ 59 return to Paris or Brussels.
lead-in period whereby Police sought to educate drivers via verbal warnings has now passed.
lead-in time, with too little time to conduct research.
lead-in return prices quoted on its website start at £ 449.
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For future census planning it would be essential to have at least six months lead-in time for a similar attachment.
The guidance makes it clear that despite the four year lead-in period for older workstations, any problems identified require immediate action.
Keith Simpson giving the nomads the lead in the first half.
And the visitors started the brighter, taking the lead in 100 seconds and dominating the opening ten minutes with slick passing.
The Comet never regained its lead in the jet transport market.
rhythm guitar more than lead in a certain way.
He turned down an opportunity to play the lead in Lawrence of Arabia, and chose instead the bawdy romp Tom Jones.
The grateful traitors of these groups then took the lead in dissolving the embryonic soviets, the Anti-Fascist Militia Committees.
The Government has also taken a lead in developing superhighways in education and health.
The TV star, due to give birth next March, plays the lead in fast-paced Northern crime thriller Blue Murder.
Women trade unionists at Ford's took the lead in demanding equal pay for equal work.
withstandn raced into a 3-0 half time lead in their game against Reading and then withstood a strong Reading fightback to win 5-3.
Isvolsky took the lead in the abortive demand for a European conference (see Europe: History).
Doubtless Flanders may claim to be the pioneer of " high farming " in medieval times, other countries following her lead in many respects.
Great Britain has likewise taken the lead in those deep-sea explorations which reveal to us the configuration of the sea-bottom, and enable us to construct charts of the ocean bed corresponding to the contoured maps of dry land yielded by topographical surveys.
The lead in this direction was taken by British biologists, of pressure within and without the cyclone acted in the same beginning with Edward Forbes in 1839, and in 1868 a party on direction as the wind.
It soon took the lead in the confederation, though always aiming at enlarging its own borders, even at great risks (see the article on the canton).
But the struggle with England had reached a crisis, and Virginia supported with zeal the revolutionary movement and took the lead in the Continental Congresses which directed the succeeding war (see United States).
I actually like rhythm guitar more than lead in a certain way.
Eye care personnel should take the lead in campaigns for the use of safety belts in cars !
The prices we show are generally lead in prices and supplements such as in-flight meal, transfers and TOD charges may be applicable.
Women trade unionists at Ford 's took the lead in demanding equal pay for equal work.
Lydia Pendlebury Most of London has lead in the water supply pipes.
Surbiton raced into a 3-0 half time lead in their game against Reading and then withstood a strong Reading fightback to win 5-3.
Industrial Contamination: Industries often use voluble chemicals like solvents and heavy metals like lead in their processes.
The following year, Lindsay was the lead in Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen.
More opportunities have opened up since she began playing Bella, including a role as Joan Jett in The Runaways, and the lead in the movie adaptation Snow White and the Huntsman.
Hathaway turned down the lead in 2007's Knocked Up because the movie portrayed a graphic scene of a woman giving birth.
In 2003, she was cast as the lead in What a Girl Wants, with Colin Firth and Kelly Preston.
Along with Zac Efron, the male lead in the movies, Hudgens gained almost instant popularity among tweens and teens.
Speak - Stewart played the lead in this movie, based on the popular novel by Laurie Halse Anderson.
In 2009, she appeared in the lead in Driving Miss Daisy in Fort Worth, Texas.
Kate Hudson has an almost golden image, often playing the female lead in romantic comedies.
Denzel Washington and Morgan Freeman lead in nominations with three apiece.
She had much more success as Will Smith's female lead in the film I Am Legend.
I keep reminding you that I learn everyday right along with you, and this site is a wonderful resource. 45 percent of the pet products tested had lead in them, in levels higher than are allowed for our children.
With all the recent worries about lead in toys produced in China, as well as dangerous magnets and other potential problems, choosing organic toys gives you some reassurance that the products you pick for your baby are safe.
The reason for the Fisher Price toy recalls at that time was due to the presence of an excessive amount of lead in the paint used to decorate the items, which were sold in the United States between May and August of 2007.
The company, as part of its own internal quality control check, detected the presence of a higher amount of lead in the toys.
Small children and babies may also be exposed to lead in their drinking water and by chewing on pain chips or window ledges.
Adults may be exposed to lead in several ways as well.
The friction causes lead dust, which when inhaled can cause elevated levels of lead in the bloodstream.
Women who are exposed to high lead levels during their pregnancy can also transfer lead in the bloodstream to their fetus.
In 2000, an estimated one in 22 American children had high levels of lead in their blood.
Parents should avoid preparing or serving food in containers that have lead in their glazing.
This treatment is based on the idea that excessive lead in animals causes hyperactivity; yet, not enough medical studies have been done.
Lead poisoning occurs when a person swallows, absorbs, or inhales lead in any form.
The higher the level of lead in a child's blood and the longer this elevated level lasts, the greater the chance of ill effects.
The older the home, the more likely it is to contain lead paint, and the higher the concentration of lead in the paint is apt to be.
Some homes also have lead in the water pipes or plumbing.
Without knowing it, people may have lead in the paint, dust, or soil around their homes or in their drinking water, since lead cannot be seen, smelled, or tasted.
According to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, approximately one out of every six children in the United States has a high level of lead in the blood.
In addition, food may be contaminated by lead in the water or soil.
Children can appear healthy despite having high levels of lead in their blood.
In the early 2000s, chronic exposure to lead in the environment has been found to speed up the progression of kidney disorders in people without diabetes.
A high level of lead in the blood can be detected with a simple blood test.
For children, it means that parents and guardians need to find and remove sources of lead in the home.
People who work with lead in a job or hobby should change their clothes before they go home.
Avoid preparing or serving food in containers that have lead in their glazing.
He was, however, the lead in the first video recording of the show, and that put his face and his feet in front of viewers all over the world.
Members of the National Candle Association voluntarily stopped using lead in their candle wicks in the 1970s, however.
They will naturally take the lead in a relationship.
They like to lead in whatever they do, but they are also very concerned about other people.
Where this trend will ultimately lead in the future is still unknown.
Kristen Stewart is best known for playing the female lead in Twilight.
Many speculated that Shia LaBeouf would take the lead in the next Indy film with Harrison Ford playing a smaller role if any role at all.
Rafael desperately wanted Claudia to play the lead in his novela.
He played the lead in Abril Despedaçado, nominated for best foreign film.
When aerobics first hit the scene, women followed Jane Fonda's lead in droves, but often stayed away from lifting weights because they were afraid they'd develop big, masculine muscles.
In 2011, this 5'9" English model made the leap from modeling to acting by taking the female lead in Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
She appeared as the lead in two pilots but neither was picked up by Disney.
Take the lead in showing your guests that there's nothing to be embarrassed about.
Geeks become super models, weaklings become star athletes, and shy violets play the lead in their school play, to name only a few of the morphs that take place on this show.
She later went on to capture the lead in Broadway's The Color Purple.
Third-party editors take the lead in this situation.
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