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I have to learn to control myself.
You need to learn a few more things on your own.
You must learn to trust me.
How did you learn about the name change?
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Take time to learn the new things and try not be so frustrated with yourself.
I learn a great many new and wonderful things.
Yes. Where did you learn to do that?
But you can learn many things from books.
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They learn from trial and error.
My teacher says, if children learn to be patient and gentle while they are little, that when they grow to be young ladies and gentlemen they will not forget to be kind and loving and brave.
That's quite a coincidence, their being out here at the time we learn about the bones.
In time you'll learn more.
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I didn't learn about it until Julie came up here and Quinn had left for California.
Give us a few days to learn what sort of laws you will make for us, and then we will say whether we can submit to them or not.
You could learn from their success and you could learn from their failure.
As he grew up, his father wished him to learn a trade.
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I learn many new words, too.
Not to sound like Dusty, but you gotta learn some self-control!
They did not meet again, and only much later did Pierre learn that he lost an arm that day.
The downside of setting up identities was that someone would learn more detail about us than we'd previously released.
I was keenly surprised and disappointed years later to learn of their acts of persecution that make us tingle with shame, even while we glory in the courage and energy that gave us our "Country Beautiful."Advertisement
I know, and I guess I was deliberately a little evasive because I wanted you to learn to trust me.
Unfortunately, we didn't learn of the murder until a week after it occurred, making it impossible for Howie to "witness" the scene.
There was no way she was going to learn more.
No longer would we learn and forget, learn and forget, learn and forget, again and again, as a species.
Our challenge is to learn how to choose the plowshares, not to abandon metallurgy.
And yet, we know of no cases of mass "left behind-ness," of people unable to learn how to function in this environment.
How could youths better learn to live than by at once trying the experiment of living?
He has to learn how... and maybe he senses your anxiety.
I came to learn the customs of your people.
Can the system learn to predict crime targets?
He reiterated he'd made no move to learn of our location or names.
You are only a very little boy, and you will learn a great deal as you grow bigger.
If you could only read, you might learn that story and enjoy it.
We never will have the opportunity to learn from the details of their lives and the trillions upon trillions of trial-and-error learning that humankind has repeated again and again.
I go to school every day, and I learn many new things.
I did learn about calm.
I considered calling Howie and learn what he'd told the detective before I blurted out something that totally contradicted what my former partner in crime had related.
For instance, they will learn subtleties such as suggesting beach gear if a person buys a cooler in July and tailgating gear if the same purchase is made in October.
However, I fully expect we will learn things about the opposite—what we may do, thanks to our genes.
And when more and more people have their medical history tracked over time, we will learn even more about how our bodies get sick and how they heal.
The farmers had to learn what it meant to be paid by the hour and to take instructions from supervisors; how to do a task and then the next day, learn a completely new task and do it instead.
For they cut the cheeks of the males with a sword, so that before they receive the nourishment of milk they must learn to endure wounds.
I had now the key to all language, and I was eager to learn to use it.
Do deaf children ever learn to speak?
You've got to learn to trust me.
I was desperate to learn more details about the crime.
A thousand years ago boys and girls did not learn to read.
I did nothing but explore with my hands and learn the name of every object that I touched; and the more I handled things and learned their names and uses, the more joyous and confident grew my sense of kinship with the rest of the world.
I received another paper and a table of signs by return mail, and I set to work to learn the notation.
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
She felt that from her she would be able to understand and learn everything.
All that he now wanted to know was what troops these were and to learn that he had to capture a "tongue"--that is, a man from the enemy column.
Betsy was frustrated; anxious to learn if the town of Alder's Bridge existed.
The doctor would learn he or she was treating the so-called psychic tipster but nothing else about the person's identity.
I asked, trying to learn something of what transpired.
I knew I had only bought time for Molly and I and our captor would soon learn of the nonsense I'd fed him and be done with me.
Since he was the one she wanted to learn to outsmart, in case things broke bad, she doubted he'd teach her anything.
What did you learn at the library on your poking expedition?
The speech was not hard to learn, and Edward soon knew every word of it.
It was no easy thing to learn these letters and how they are put together to make words.
This unique phenomenon will pass as we learn to cope with vast amounts of data.
I resolved that I, too, would learn to speak.
When I find my work particularly difficult and discouraging, she writes me letters that make me feel glad and brave; for she is one of those from whom we learn that one painful duty fulfilled makes the next plainer and easier.
She ran her fingers along the lines, finding the words she knew and guessing at the meaning of others, in a way that would convince the most conservative of educators that a little deaf child, if given the opportunity, will learn to read as easily and naturally as ordinary children.
Let them run in the fields, learn about animals, and observe real things.
I do not learn that the Indians ever troubled themselves to go after it.
At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be infinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable.
In a year you will learn to know yourself....
What marshal this was, Pierre could not learn from the soldiers.
There was little point in denying her attraction, but he'd best learn to keep his distance.
I keep warning you about the wild life, but you have to learn for yourself, don't you?
Until men learn the meaning of the word no, I'll protect myself in the way that has proven most effective.
It was something she would have to learn to accept - get on with her life.
When will you ever learn?
He knows the tipster exists because the tipster has information no one could learn through normal means.
I blew off his attempt to learn details of his involvement in Annie's abduction.
Just learn to track them while we have Charles here.
It's better you learn them from the beginning.
Yet she tried to learn her new role with a selflessness that struck him now as incredible.
She had to learn to do everything a human did, and she had to learn fast.
For Miss Keller to spell a sentence in the manual alphabet impresses it on her mind just as we learn a thing from having heard it many times and can call back the memory of its sound.
She continues to manifest the same eagerness to learn as at first.
But it is evident that precisely what the deaf child needs to be taught is what other children learn before they go to school at all.
Careful examination was made of the books in raised print in the library of the Perkins Institution to learn if any extracts from this volume could be found there; but nothing was discovered.
Russia will shudder to learn of the abandonment of the city in which her greatness is centered and in which lie the ashes of your ancestors!
He hesitantly announced to Carmen one evening that he wanted to learn to play a guitar.
Julie wants desperately to come back east but Howie wants to talk to Martha and learn the truth before he leaves.
I can't get close enough to anything to learn more without getting myself killed.
Maybe she'll learn a thing or two about being human.
Did you learn anything new at the library?
You better learn fast if you want to survive my world, challenging me isn't the way to go, he warned.
She can learn anything.
Social structures will change, and the purpose of education will be to learn to reason and find one's passion.
We will learn to grow more crops in more places, and make great breakthroughs relating to our seeds and our systems.
But soon they learned some Dutch words; but they loved their own language and they did not want little boys and girls to forget it and learn to talk funny Dutch.
It is so pleasant to learn about new things.
On the other hand, when we learn a new word, it is the key to untold treasures....
She cannot sing and she cannot play the piano, although, as some early experiments show, she could learn mechanically to beat out a tune on the keys.
In the diary that she kept at the Wright-Humason School in New York she wrote on October 18, 1894, "I find that I have four things to learn in my school life here, and indeed, in life--to think clearly without hurry or confusion, to love everybody sincerely, to act in everything with the highest motives, and to trust in dear God unhesitatingly."
After Laura's education had progressed for two months with the use only of raised letters, Dr. Howe sent one of his teachers to learn the manual alphabet from a deaf-mute.
I think, however, she will learn quickly enough by and by.
Mr. Wilson, a teacher at Florence, and a friend of the Kellers', studied at Harvard the summer before and went to the Perkins Institution to learn if anything could be done for his friend's child.
I asked myself, "How does a normal child learn language?"
The child comes into the world with the ability to learn, and he learns of himself, provided he is supplied with sufficient outward stimulus.
My little pupil continues to manifest the same eagerness to learn as at first.
The only thing for me to do in a perplexity is to go ahead, and learn by making mistakes.
One little chap, about seven, was persuaded to learn the letters, and he spelled his name for Helen.
I explained that Uncle Frank was old, and couldn't learn braille easily.
She at once resolved to learn to speak, and from that day to this she has never wavered in that resolution.
The one is commonly transitory, a sound, a tongue, a dialect merely, almost brutish, and we learn it unconsciously, like the brutes, of our mothers.
Alex didn't know about her fear of flying and she'd just as soon he didn't learn.
It surprised me to learn Betsy was actively working on Howie's dreams.
Now, through happenstance I learn of a way this heartache might be sometimes prevented.
I doubt it and Howie won't use his ability to revisit his past and learn.
He has to learn you're at least suspicious.
Even if Howie were here, chances are we wouldn't learn a thing.
Sofi wasn't surprised to learn he was an Original Being and had known where to find this creature.
How do I learn?
You will soon learn that those who lose deals with me are a desperate lot.
They could afford to buy him a horse of his own, but he would learn more this way.
When did you two learn to speak sign language?
Jonathan had taken the time to learn sign language so that he could talk to Alex and she had kept him away from the hospital.
In other words, making noise through your larynx isn't something you have to learn to do.
In the meantime, he'd learn to use the compass better and decipher the symbols.
I'm saying, learn from the shit I went through and go get your mate.
She needs to learn her place fast.
Learn a lesson from your predecessor.
You have much to learn about diplomacy, little brother.
When the sand is gone, I'll make him dead-dead, unless he can learn to control his power and to work with his brothers.
He willed his friend to learn the lessons he needed to, and fast.
He needs to learn some control.
Hannah hadn.t been there long enough to learn the castle.
She needed a workout; maybe she could learn to use a sword instead of kickboxing, which she'd been doing regularly for years.
Or maybe I can learn to fight and go with him, if there's no time limit to the war.
She possessed promising coordination and ability to learn at least the basics of the warrior's trade, skills no other nishani had ever needed.
His mother never needed to learn.
She had to learn to fight, and he wasn't sure when he'd be able to touch her as a man did his mate.
It didn't seem possible that anyone could learn so fast.
It's not an easy task to learn.
If she learned duty, then he must learn this.
Where did you learn?
While he knew he'd have to speak to Corday sooner or later, he hoped to first learn the reason for his wife's reticence about discussing the ice park fall.
Perhaps, he thought, we are all owed contemplation of our actions, as a parting gift to those who succeed us so they might somehow learn from our deeds and mistakes.
I don't think we'll ever learn when reality took over from fantasy.
We even had to learn to start fire from scratch.
If Rhyn can learn to overcome his nature, she can to.
You've spent too much time with Death. When did you learn to think?
There was far more to learn about Jeffrey Byrne before he could report an informed opinion on the happenings in Norfolk two nights earlier.
Just because it's fiction doesn't mean you can't learn from it.
Or maybe he'll find Cleary, learn he isn't Byrne, and put this whole business to rest.
There was so much they had to learn about each other.
If she wanted to learn French or Spanish, she'd take lessons.
The dates assigned by Jerome for his birth and death are 148 and 103 or 102 B.C. But it is impossible to reconcile the first of these dates with other facts recorded of him, and the date given by Jerome must be due to an error, the true date being about 180 B.C. We learn from Velleius Paterculus that he served under Scipio at the siege of Numantia in 134.
He therefore went wandering over a great part of Europe to learn all that he could.
His mother, the duchess, died in 1472, and his first wife in 1473; in 1475 and the following year he went on pilgrimage to the holy places of Italy; from this time forth there was a strong tincture of serious reflection thrown over his character; he was now, as we learn from Caxton, nominated "Defender and Director of the Siege Apostolic for the Pope in England."
A portrait of a Florentine lady, said to have been painted for Giuliano de' Medici and seen afterwards in France, may also have been done at Rome; or may what we learn of this be only a confused account of the Monna Lisa?
The better we understand the laws of heredity and variation, and the more we learn of the history of the germ cells, the less need will there be to seek for explanations from telegony and other like doctrines.
From the Memoirs of Hsiian Tsang, we learn that, at the time of his visit in the 7th century, there were in the city, or its vicinity, about a hundred Buddhist convents, with 3000 devotees, and that there was a large number of stupas, and other religious monuments.
As Adam Smith remarks, there is nothing in which governments have been so ready to learn of one another as in the matter of new taxes.
Directly the Reform Bill had passed, the necessity of "inducing our masters to learn their letters" (in Robert Lowe's phrase) became pressing.
Galileo would not have wasted his time in corresponding with a man from whom he could learn nothing; and, though Sarpi did not, as has been asserted, invent the telescope, he immediately turned it to practical account by constructing a map of the moon.
From it we learn that the canons of Nicaea and the other Greek councils, up to that of Chalcedon, were also known in Africa.
Let people first learn to feel their need of salvation, so that we may be sure of giving it only to those who really want it.
He must learn all things, she tells him, both truth, which is certain, and human opinions; for, though in human opinions there can be no"true faith," they must be studied notwithstanding f or what they are worth.
Canute had been an impressionable lad of eighteen or nineteen when he was crowned; he was ready and eager to learn and to forget.
King Richard, hurrying back broke from Ireland, landed at Milford Haven just in time lands to learn.
In about a week afterwards he spoke again, which shows how little damage he felt, while the good sense, brevity, and blameless manner of the speech (on a copyright bill) announced that he could learn.
This is proved by the column which, as we learn from Strabo, once stood on the Isthmus of Corinth, bearing on one side in Greek the inscription, "This land is Peloponnesus, not Ionia," and on the other, "This land is not Peloponnesus, but Ionia."
We learn little from Locke as to the rationale of the probabilities on which man thus depends when he deals with the past, Te the distant or the future.
It is not surprising that this somewhat complicated and delicately balanced view of the relations of " good " and " pleasure " was not long maintained within the Platonic school, and that under Speusippus, Plato's successor, the main body of Platonists took up a simply anti-hedonistic position, as we learn from the polemic of Aristotle.
The view, however, to which he gave audacious expression, that moral regulation is something alien to the natural man, and imposed on him from without, seems to have been very current in the polite society of his time, as we learn both from Berkeley's Alciphron and from Butler's more famous sermons.
Besides maxims relating to, virtue in general, - such as (r) that there is a right and wrong in conduct, but (2) only in voluntary conduct, and that we ought (3) to take pains to learn our duty, and (4) fortify ourselves against temptations to deviate from it - Reid states five fundamental axioms.
That he was a friend of the former and wrote an account of his life we learn from Hilary (Vita Hon., ap. Migne, 1.1260).
We learn from Herodotus and Ctesias that the city was built on both sides of the river in the form of a square, and enclosed within a double row of lofty walls to which Ctesias adds a third.
Though himself a beginner, many flocked to him to learn the pure doctrine, and he began to seek some hiding-place and means of withdrawal from people."
Deeply convinced of the importance of education for the young, Calvin and his coadjutors were solicitous to establish schools throughout the city, and to enforce on parents the sending of their children to them; and as he had no faith in education apart from religious training, he drew up a catechism of Christian doctrine which the children had to learn whilst they were receiving secular instruction.
He was an important personage, his status being fixed in the Brehon laws, from which we learn that his honour price was seven cumals, and that he had the right to be accompanied by the same number of followers as a petty king.
Since 1897 high schools, and medical and technical schools, and a few primary schools, have been formed by the French government; and all other schools have been placed under regulations issued by an educational department, the scholars being required to learn the French language; but until the end of 1906 the bulk of the educational work was carried on by the various missions.
Thus the religion of Judah became henceforward a religion which enabled its adherents to learn from a book exactly what was required of them.
Ghazali then interrogated all the sects in succession to learn their criterion of truth.
It is not improbable that, at least in later times, Dagon had in place of, or in addition to, his old character, that of the god who presided over agriculture; for in the last days of paganism, as we learn from Marcus Diaconus in the Life of Porphyry of Gaza (§ 19), the great god of Gaza, now known as Marna (our Lord), was regarded as the god of rains and invoked against famine.
It is quite natural that bees living in colonies should be subject to diseases, and only since the introduction of movable-comb hives has it been possible to learn something about these ailments.
We learn from Eusebius that Sardis was first captured by the Cimmerii 1078 B.C.; and since it was four centuries later before the real Cimmerii (q.v.) appeared on the horizon of history, we may perhaps find in the statement a tradition of the Hittite conquest.
From that work we learn that the higher education of the youth of Bagdad consisted principally in a minute and careful study of the rules and principles of grammar, and in their committing to memory the whole of the Koran, a treatise or two on philology and jurisprudence, and the choicest Arabian poetry.
Clement yielded at once, though the whole college of cardinals had supported his policy; and Henry, who did not learn the facts till several years afterwards, testified lively gratitude for the timely and politic intervention.
They sent him at the age of five to learn his letters from an English priest, Siward by name, who kept a school in the church of SS Peter and Paul at Shrewsbury.
What those who can read learn by means of writing, that do the uneducated learn by looking at a picture....
If his teaching as to the Church was less widely followed, it was because of doubts as to the thoroughness of his knowledge of history and as to his freedom from bias as a critic. Some hundreds of clergymen, influenced by the movement of which for ten or twelve years he was the acknowledged leader, made their submission to the Church of Rome; but a very much larger number, who also came under its influence, failed to learn from him that belief in the Church involves belief in the pope.
The compactness of the class Crustacea is generally admitted; of the precise affinities of its subdivisions there is still much to learn.
A legend of the New Kingdom tells how she contrived to learn the all-powerful hidden name of Re' which he had confided to no one.
It is among the fossils of the Palaeozoic rocks that we first learn the possibilities of Pteridophytic organization.
Bingham, however, maintains that the reference is not to the consecrated bread, but to salt, which was given to them as a symbol "that they might learn to purge and cleanse their souls from sin."
I was desperate to learn more details and could have used their help.
Due to genetic factors we will certainly learn about in the future, some drugs and treatments do not work on certain people.
The implication is that any time they nursed, they felt pain as well, to learn at an early age that there is no pleasure to be had in life without pain.
Everyone in the future will learn English because it will be the language of the Internet and thus the language of the world and commerce.
From those adventures, though, I did learn (the hard way) to think ahead about what could possibly go wrong.
Every day I find how little I know, but I do not feel discouraged since God has given me an eternity in which to learn more.
I told her that in my opinion the child ought to be separated from the family for a few weeks at least--that she must learn to depend on and obey me before I could make any headway.
Soon after its appearance in print I was pained to learn, through the Goodson Gazette, that a portion of the story (eight or nine passages) is either a reproduction or adaptation of Miss Margaret Canby's "Frost Fairies."
What shall I learn of beans or beans of me?
But all I can learn of their conclusions amounts to just this, that "Cato and Brister pulled wool"; which is about as edifying as the history of more famous schools of philosophy.
Boris was thus the first to learn the news that the French army had crossed the Niemen and, thanks to this, was able to show certain important personages that much that was concealed from others was usually known to him, and by this means he rose higher in their estimation.
The federal agent was interested to learn Vinnie and Dean had played sports together, but Dean put to early rest any misconception about his prowess on the playing field.
Like everyone else, he'd hoped Parkside was out of the case and was disappointed to learn the FBI was expecting Parkside's continued assistance in the investigation.
There was nothing more to learn and Burgess excused himself and entered the building.
Nothing led Dean to believe she was more than someone befriended by Byrne but he was anxious to learn if this new phone message would change this opinion.
There were still so many things to learn about him – and for him to learn about her.
He would simply have to learn by trial and error.
Maybe he was giving her time to learn, or he might think it would hurt her feelings.
So how did you learn all your hunting skills?
They would learn those things with or without children, but they could enjoy the intimacy of them much better when it was merely the two of them.
I know it looks suspicious, but you've got to learn to trust me.
She will learn to love you and think of you as her mother.
Now he had to learn to forgive himself.
She'd been testing him several times a day, astonished to learn just how quickly he was growing into his new powers.
I don't know how to use it yet, but I want to learn.
Where did he learn to dance like that?
So where did you learn?
Unless she stood up to him, she would never learn to run the business.
I left because I wanted you to learn to take care of things yourself.
He felt that Alfonso would learn to be more responsible if he lived a simpler life.
You're going to have to learn to care if you want to be my wife.
Marrying me will do wonders for your social life - once you learn to dress properly.
You're not gonna learn any younger, that's for sure.
It might take me a while to learn, but I'm sure I'll have it figured out by the time you get the front yard done.
Where did you learn to do that - on a golf course?
How long had it taken him to learn?
If she was ever going to learn to be totally self sufficient, she was going to have to take control of her life.
Sometime you're going to have to learn to stand up for what you want instead of letting your father take care of everything for you.
Xander was forced to learn to use his special skills to steal from the market's patrons rather than beg with the rest of the kids.
You will need to learn that quickly.
You must learn mercy.
You and I have no capacity for such a thing, but we will learn.
He loved to learn them, to explore the depths of the human motivation for keeping them and eventually, to use them against those around him.
If Eden succeeded, Xander died, a fact he didn't learn for many years after she left him writhing in agony on the roof of a tavern.
When you're poor and have kids, you learn these things.
You need to learn.
Xander, you really need to learn limits!
The same skill you have that we would help you learn to use is also of interest to those we are trying to protect humans from.
Sofi is trying to learn to fight.
He watched closely, appearing amused and cautious, like a husband watching his wife learn to box.
You won't learn boundaries, will you?
We must learn to issue from ourselves, transport ourselves back to other times, and become children again in order to comprehend the infancy of the human race.
The college was to consist of a provost, io priests, 6 choristers, 25 poor and needy scholars, 25 almsmen and a magister infor mator "to teach gratis the scholars and all others coming from any part of England to learn grammar."
But he was now destined to learn that his enemy Francis, whom he had discomfited in the council chamber at Calcutta, was more than his match in the parliamentary arena.
It is not much comfort to learn further from Descartes that " he denies life to no animal, but makes it consist in the mere heat of the heart.
We learn much as to these magistrates from the large number of inscriptions that have been found (over 2000 in Ostia and Portus taken together) and also as to the cults.
Every bowler should learn both forehand and backhand play.
Attitude of Jesus.--So far, therefore, as the Sabbath existed for any end outside itself it was an institution to help every Jew to learn the law, and from this point of view it is.
That this law was not observed before the captivity we learn from Lev.
But what he really said in his address to the Edinburgh Philosophical Institution in 1867 was that it was necessary "to induce our future masters to learn their letters."
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No one save the king had the right of jurisdiction over him, while by a law of Canute we learn that he paid a larger heriot than an ordinary thegn.
It is from these charters that we learn nearly all we know of the obligations that lay upon land.
A craftsman often adopted a son to learn the craft.
The Italians learn through their discords at this epoch that they form one community.
Very few experts are employed in supervision; practically everything is directed by the officials, who themselves have first to learn each trade.
If we study a population and sort it into soldiers, sailors, ecclesiastics, lawyers and artisans, we may obtain facts of sociological value but learn nothing as to its racial origin and composition.
From the periplus of the Erythraean Sea 33-37 we learn that their authority extended over the shores of Carmania and the opposite coasts of Arabia.
After two successful voyages, Eudoxus, impressed with the idea that Africa was surrounded by ocean on the south, left the Egyptian service, and proceeded to Cadiz and other Mediterranean centres of trade seeking a patron who would finance an expedition for the purpose of African discovery; and we learn from Strabo that the veteran explorer made at least two voyages southward along the coast of Africa.
In the same year Alonso de Ojeda, accompanied by Juan de la Cosa, from whose maps we learn much of the discoveries of the 16th century navigators, and by a Florentine named Amerigo Vespucci, touched the coast of South America somewhere near Surinam, following the shore as far as the Gulf of Maracaibo.
But the characteristic nature of the avifauna is more clearly brought out when we learn that of the 2000 species just mentioned only about 1070 belong to the higher suborder of Oscines, that means to say, nearly one-half belong to the lower suborder Clamatores.
The material thus accumulated, both halakhic and agadic, forming a commentary on and amplification of the Mishnah, was eventually written down under the name of Gemara (from gemar, to learn completely), the two together forming the Talmud (properly "instruction").
We learn from Suetonius that, like Ennius after him, he obtained his living by teaching Greek and Latin; and it was probably as a school-book, rather than as a work of literary pretension, that his translation of the Odyssey into Latin Saturnian verse was executed.
Like Perseus, he first applies to the Nymphs, who help him to learn where the garden is.
These troubles, we learn, had affected all Solomon's reign, and even Hiram appears to have acquired a portion of Galilee.
So we learn something of the Palestinian Jews and more of the Jewish community in Alexandria.
After the death of her father in 1767 she obtained permission to learn millinery and dressmaking with a view to earning her bread, but continued to assist her mother in the management of the household until the autumn of 1772, when she joined her brother William, who had established himself as a teacher of music at Bath.
But it seems impossible to doubt that in many cases ants behave in a manner that must be considered intelligent, that they can learn by experience and that they possess memory.
We learn that the destroying angel was stayed at the threshing-floor of Araunah the Jebusite,' and the spot thus sanctified was made a sanctuary, and commemorated by an altar.
All that we certainly know about his life is contained in three sentences of his history of the Goths (cap. 50), from which, among other particulars as to the history of his family, we learn that his grandfather Paria was notary to Candac, the chief of a confederation of Alans and other tribes settled during the latter half of the 5th century on the south of the Danube in the provinces which are now Bulgaria and the Dobrudscha.
They cannot make them, nor will they learn.
From the third edition of Hartlib's Legacie we learn that clover was cut green and given to cattle; and it appears that this practice of soiling, as it is now called, had become very common about the beginning of the 18th century, wherever clover was cultivated.
Aristotle was known but in part, and that part was rendered well-nigh unintelligible through the vileness of the translations; yet not one of those professors would learn Greek.
After its overthrow by Aurelian, Palmyra was partially revived as a military station by Diocletian (end of 3rd century A.D.), as we learn from a Latin inscription found on the site.
All that Orosius succeeded in obtaining was John's consent to send letters and deputies to Innocent of Rome; and, after having waited long enough to learn the unfavourable decision of the synod of Diospolis or Lydda in December of the same year, he returned to north Africa, where he is believed to have died.
From the Egyptian and Assyrio-Babylonian monuments we learn that in ancient times one of the principal exports of Syria was timber; this has now entirely ceased.
His father was a poor farm labourer, and could not afford to send him to school long enough even to learn to read and write.
The goddess Irnina (a form of Ishtar, q.v.) in revenge kills Eabani, and the balance of the epic is taken up with Gilgamesh's lament for his friend, his wanderings in quest of a remote ancestor, Ut-Napishtim, from whom he hopes to learn how he may escape the fate of Eabani, and his finally learning from his friend of the sad fate in store for all mortals except the favourites of the god, like Ut-Napishtim, to whom immortal life is vouchsafed as a special boon.
Here, in his thirty-third year, he began to learn Latin, and after two years his master urged him to go to Alcala to begin philosophy.
In addition, we learn that he went abroad, probably to France, in his thirty-fourth year, where, after 10 years of hesitation and preparation, he composed, about 560, the work bearing his name.
But in music he had no more to learn, and Parsifal, while the most solemn and concentrated of all Wagner's dramas, is musically not always unsuggestive of old age.
The 9th and 10th tablets, exclusively devoted to Gilgamesh, describe his wanderings in quest of Ut-Napishtim, from whom he hopes to learn how he may escape the fate that has overtaken his friend Eabani.
From the title, as given in the only manuscript, we learn John's name and the fact that he was prior of Hexham.
As the mineral only yields from 2 to 3% of the pigment, it is not surprising to learn that the pigment used to be weighed up with gold.
The map of Marinus and the descriptive accounts which accompanied it have perished, but we learn sufficient concerning them from Ptolemy to be able to appreciate their merits and demerits.
We learn from Cicero, Vitruvius, Seneca, Suetonius, Pliny and others, that the Romans had both general and topographical maps.
From a Pahlavi inscription we learn that he was the son (not, as the Greek authors and Tabari say, the grandson) of Shapur I., and succeeded his brother Hormizd (Ormizdas) I., who had only reigned a year.
From that time I have spent the whole of my life within that monastery devoting all my pains to the study of the scriptures; and amid the observance of monastic discipline, and the daily charge of singing in the church, it has ever been my delight to learn or teach or write.
Before he had begun to learn Greek, Marsilio entered upon the task of studying and elucidating Plato.
Only in familiar letters, prolegomena, and prefaces do we find the man Ficino, and learn to know his thoughts and sentiments unclouded by a mist of citations; these minor compositions have therefore a certain permanent value, and will continually be studied for the light they throw upon the learned circle gathered round Lorenzo in the golden age of humanism.
The first accurate description of the plant is given by Theophrastus, from whom we learn that it grew in shallows of 2 cubits (about 3 ft.) or less, its main root being of the thickness of a man's wrist and 10 cubits in length.
We learn little otherwise regarding the practices connected with his doctrines.
Through his correspondents in Paris, some of whom had access to Napoleon's papers, the British government was able to learn the emperor's real intentions.
We learn the practice of later times from some dedicated inscriptions.
Marryat's first attempt was somewhat severely criticized from an artistic point of view, and he was accused of gratifying private grudges by introducing real personages too thinly disguised; and as he attributed some of his own adventures to Frank Mildmay he was rather shocked to learn that readers identified him with that disagreeable character.
Jean de Masles, who annotated a portion of his verse, has recorded how the pages and young gentlemen of that epoch were required daily to learn by heart passages of his Breviaire des nobles.
Much of it has been incorporated in the lexicon of Suidas, as we learn from that author.
He is frequently invoked in hymns and in votive and other inscriptions of Babylonian and Assyrian rulers, but we do not learn of many temples to him outside of Kutha.
Returning south, Pretorius and his commando were surprised to learn that Port Natal had been occupied on the 4th of December by a detachment of the 72nd Highlanders sent thither from the Cape.
From Christian writers we learn that Harran continued to be a seat of pagan worship and culture down to and even later than the Mahommedan era.
On the whole they are mild and easy-going and even apathetic, but the facility with which they learn is remarkable.
The primary school, in which the pupils learn only Chinese writing and the precepts of Confucius, stands at the base of this system.
We learn from these prologues that the best Roman literature was ceasing to be popular, and had come to rely on the patronage of the great.
We learn from this statement not only that Goujon had been taken into the royal service on the accession of Henry II., but also that he had been previously employed under Bullant on the château of Ecouen.
Thus, arguing inversely, we may learn something of the respective natures of these influences and of the way in which the nervous system is affected secondarily.
Before he was sixteen he attended lectures at Owens College, and at eighteen he gained a mathematical scholarship at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated in 1871 as senior wrangler and first Smith's prizeman, having previously taken the degree of D.Sc. at London University and won a Whitworth scholarship. Although elected a fellow and tutor of his college, he stayed up at Cambridge only for a very short time, preferring to learn practical engineering as a pupil in the works in which his father was a partner.
From a comparison of these fragments with the descriptions of Woodward, Maitland and others, who in the early part of the r8th century examined portions of the wall still standing, we learn that the wall was from 9 to 12 ft.
We learn that in the year 418 " the Romans collected all the treasures that were in Britain, and hid some of them in the earth, that no man might afterwards find them, and conveyed some with them into Gaul."
We learn that at this time it was the great mart of slaves.
From the laws of the Kentish kings Lhothhere and Eadric (673-685) we learn that the Wic-reeve was an officer of the king of Kent, who exercised a jurisdiction over the Kentish men trading with or at London, or was appointed to watch over their interests.
This makes it surprising to learn that there were two separate houses of this order in the near neighbourhood of London.
Many of the chief citizens followed the example of the courtiers, and built for themselves country residences in Middlesex, Essex and Surrey; thus we learn from Norden that Alderman Roe lived at Muswell Hill, and we know that Sir Thomas Gresham built a fine house and planned a beautiful park at Osterley.
Government We know little of The government of London during the Saxon period, and it is only incidentally that we learn how the Londoner had become possessed of special privileges which he continued to claim with success through many centuries.
From this we learn that the government of the city was in the hands of a mayor and twelve dchevins (skivini); both these names being French, seem for a time to have excluded the Saxon aldermen.
Twelve years later (1205-1206) we learn from another document, preserved in the same volume as the oath, that alii probi homines were associated with the mayor and dchevins to form a body of twenty-four (that is, twelve skivini and an equal number of councillors).
The fame of Venice in glass-making so completely eclipsed that of other Italian cities that it is difficult to learn much respecting their progress in the art.
Under the second Assyrian empire, when Nineveh had become a great centre of trade, Aramaic - the language of commerce and diplomacy - was added to the number of subjects which the educated class was required to learn.
From this text we learn that the Dynasty of Ur consisted of five kings and lasted for 117 years, and was.
The first forty-two years of his life are obscure; we learn from incidental remarks of his that he was a Sunnite, probably according to the IIanifite rite, well versed in all the branches of natural science, in medicine, mathematics, astronomy and astrology, in.
Peter the Great, in 1 712, attached him to Prince Kurakin at the Utrecht Congress that he might learn diplomacy, and for the same reason permitted him in 1713 to enter the service of the elector of Hanover.
We have no clue to the ethnic character and relations of the Pisidians, except that we learn from Strabo that they were distinct from the neighbouring Solymi, who were probably a Semitic race, but we find mention at an early period in these mountain districts of various other tribes, as the Cabali, Milyans, &c., of all which, as well as the neighbouring Isaurians and Lycaonians, the origin is wholly unknown, and the absence of monuments of their languages must remain so.
He followed this professor to learn how to analyse certain minerals, but in the end he found that the teacher himself was ignorant of the process.
We learn from 1 Cor.
Wotton written to Lord Bacon in 1620 we learn that Kepler had made himself a portable dark tent fitted with a telescope lens and used for sketching landscapes.
The point was obviously one of vital importance; and we learn from Lord Selborne, who was lord chancellor at the time, that Gladstone " was sensible of the difficulty of either taking his seat in the usual manner at the opening of the session, or letting.
The difficulties that confront an Occidental who attempts to learn Japanese are enormous.
There is ample evidence that the civil law was soon once more a favourite study at Oxford, where we learn that, in 1190, two students from Friesland were wont to divide between them the hours of the night for the purpose of making a copy of the Liber pauperum.
William had assumed the duties of commander-in-chief too young to learn the full duties of a professional soldier himself, and his imperious will did not suffer others to direct him.
We thus learn that the bronzes referred to above, although chemically uniform when solid, are not so when they begin to solidify, but that the liquid deposits crystals richer in copper than itself, and therefore that the residual liquid becomes richer in tin.
We learn also that solid solutions which exist at high temperatures often break up into two materials as they cool; for example, the bronze of fig.
A still nearer approach to literature was probably made in oratory, as we learn from Cicero that the famous speech delivered by Appius Claudius Caecus against concluding peace with Pyrrhus (280 B.C.) was extant in his time.<