He took a long shower, exhausted, before retrieving his now lukewarm dinner from the house.
The lukewarm are rebuked, the enemies threatened with terrible punishment, both temporal and eternal.
He was lukewarm toward recognizing the independence of Texas, lest it should aid the increase of slave territory, and generally favoured the freedom of speech and press as regards the question of slavery; yet his various concessions and compromises resulted, as he himself declared, in the abolitionists denouncing him as a slaveholder, and the slaveholders as an abolitionist.
Hardly less lukewarm, the imperial diet ordered the edict to be enforced, but only as far as possible, and meanwhile the possibilities of accommodation between the two great religious parties were becoming more and more remote.
Some of the Democratic senators were lukewarm in their support of the party policy of tariff reduction, and joined with the Re- publicans in mitigating the changes.
His representative in So B.C., the tribune C. Scribonius Curio, served him well, and induced the lukewarm majority of the senate to refrain from extreme measures, insisting that Pompey, as well as Caesar, should resign the imperium.
He was a believer in woman's rights, but he was lukewarm towards conventions in favour of woman suffrage.
Pope Gregory XIV., an enthusiastic supporter of the League and a strong adherent of Spain., having succeeded Sixtus V., who had been very lukewarm towards the League, made Henry IV.s position still more serious just at the moment when, the old Cardinal de Bourbon having died, Philip II.
In truth the Renaissance was ruled by no Astraea redux, but rather by a severe spirit which brought no peace but a sword, reminding men of sternest duties, testing what of moral force and tenacity was in them, compelling them to strike for the old order or the new, suffering no lukewarm halting between two opinions.
The then Premier, Mr Reid, was rather lukewarm, as he considered that the free-trade policy of New South Wales would be overridden by its protectionist neighbours and its metropolitan position Attitude interfered with.
Throughout 1894 the state of the country bordered upon anarchy, and during the winter of 1894-1895 the British government, with lukewarm support from France and Russia, pressed for administrative reforms in the vilayets of Erzerum, Van, Bitlis, Sivas, Memuret-el-Aziz (Kharput) and Diarbekr.
She bathed in the unisex shower room, grateful for the lukewarm water and the chance to scrub herself down and assess the damage.
Hitherto they had been erratic, lukewarm and poorly attended (vagae, tepentes, infrequentesque); those which he instituted were characterized by fasting, prayers, psalms and tears."
He grouped around him all the leading writers, publicists and progressive young men of the day; declaimed against prejudices; stimulated the timid; inspired the lukewarm with enthusiasm; and never rested till the constitution of the 3rd of May 1791 had been carried through.
But the senate was lukewarm, and the equites, whose occupation was threatened, offered the most violent opposition.
Argyll, who had saved the country, was regarded as lukewarm, and lost the royal favour, while James, at Avignon, intrigued with Charles XII.
Today's churches often do their best to eradicate lukewarm attitudes and cultivate a culture of authenticity.
In 1824 duties were considerably raised; and thereafter the New England states, which so far had been lukewarm in supporting the movement, joined in it unreservedly.
The new denominations vigorously attacked the methods and immunities of the established church, whose clergy had grown lukewarm in zeal and lax in morals.
After the first few months the emperor gave him only a very lukewarm support; and with his retirement in 1865 the attempt to carry out the ideals of Joseph II.
lukewarm about the idea.
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.
I washed the silk in lukewarm water to remove the clear gutta.
lukewarm about involvement once the RO is made.
Wait until the coffee is lukewarm for the best results.
lukewarm attitude of Egba chiefs toward him, not the warmth of the appreciation of the rulers of Lagos.
Or, even worse, got home to find that your curry is decidedly lukewarm?
Swiftly hiding the Easy Reader sign, I handed Manpreet the book, to a rather lukewarm reception!
Being half-way down the mountain the natural water stream was only lukewarm.
south Africa boasts of very clean water, but alas so lukewarm.
The water should be lukewarm rather than hot, and the skin should be allowed to air-dry or be gently patted with a towel; brisk rubbing or the use of bath brushes must be avoided.
The series had a somewhat lukewarm reception from the television critics, although his many fans spoke well of it.
While the US remains lukewarm to the idea of intervention, there is little reason to expect Europe to act on its own.
Are we in danger of becoming lukewarm thereby making Christ sick?
The few quotes of hers that I've seen are the only comments I've read about Grant that seemed lukewarm.
Their love for the Lord Jesus had grown lukewarm.
However, just a few minutes into your escape from the day, you notice the water temperature turning lukewarm.
Even the party's spokesman on asylum appeared lukewarm about the strong focus on the issue.
If even anyone deserved the nickname of ' Lukewarm ' it has to be him.
The main course was lukewarm and tasteless; and the Efes beer overpriced, as was the entire meal.
Tony Blair would never appoint someone to a race equality post who had a lukewarm record of opposing racism.
However, the report got a lukewarm reception from the government.
resigned, lukewarm attitude does not create the right atmosphere for true harmonious existence.
The city was also well known for its hot springs, which emitted lukewarm water continually.
Yet this resigned, lukewarm attitude does not create the right atmosphere for true harmonious existence.
Place the flowers in a vase containing clean lukewarm water mixed with the sachet of flower food provided...
Using a margarita glass, rub lukewarm water around the rim, and then turn the glass upside down into a saucer of margarita salt so the salt sticks to the rim.
Many parents have a lukewarm response to the California School Rankings because they usually aren't able to do anything about where their child goes to school.
Seriously, he's 34, she's 22, her career is red hot and his is lukewarm and lest we forget, he's Brian Austin Green and she's Megan Fox.
You should always wash fleece in cold or lukewarm water and of course, launder your Snuggie with similar colors.
For best results, hand washing silk in lukewarm water with a non-alkaline soap is recommended.
After removing your swimsuit, remove any chlorine or salt water left on it by rinsing it out in lukewarm or cool water.
Use a mild detergent, such as Woolite, and hand wash the suit in lukewarm water.
The reception to Counter Strike: Source is lukewarm at best, however, due to the glitches in the Source engine.
Make sure each bottle is properly chilled - If you come across a lukewarm bottle, stick it in a wine bucket that is half full of ice and half full of water.
These include dressing the child lightly, applying cold washcloths to the face and neck, providing plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration, and giving the child a lukewarm bath or sponging the child in lukewarm water.
Bland fluids such as apple juice, liquid flavored gelatin, or lukewarm broth are easiest to drink.
Soap makes the rash more uncomfortable; patients should bathe or shower with plain lukewarm water and apply a thin coating of bath oil to freshly-dried skin afterwards.
Wash the area in lukewarm water with a little baking soda.
For generalized itching, take a lukewarm shower or oatmeal (or Aveeno) bath.
Parents can sit the baby in a basin or tub of lukewarm water for several minutes with each diaper change.
Applying wet compresses or bathing the child in cool or lukewarm water once a day can help the itch.
Infants whose temperatures exceed 102°F (38.9°:C) should be immersed in tepid or lukewarm water to reduce body temperature slowly.
Afterwards, the eye should be rinsed with clean, lukewarm water or an ophthalmic wash.
They should use bath oils or glycerin-based soaps and bathe in lukewarm saltwater.
After removing the filter from the air conditioner, the collected dirt and dust can be vacuumed off or the filter can be washed with lukewarm water and mild dish detergent.
He would help lukewarm souls become fervent.
The results are lukewarm, with five of the 10 participants failing to complete the study and statistically insignificant improvements in the other five participants, though some improvements are noted.
Fill it the rest of the way with lukewarm water.
Fill another container with lukewarm water.
If it your grill is not made from cast iron, mix liquid dishwashing soap in lukewarm water and wipe down the inside.
Also, the water should be lukewarm or cold--not hot.
Fill a sink with lukewarm water and add a small amount of gentle detergent.
If you do have to wash them, do so by hand with lukewarm water and very mild detergent and hang them up to air dry.
Soak silk panties in lukewarm water and slowly agitate the garment after about five minutes.
It's not for the lukewarm lingerie lover.
Core came out an in late 1992, and spawned a few hits - notably, the song Creep - but the critics were lukewarm at best on the band.
A last ditch attempt in the mid-90s with the album Face the Music was met with a lukewarm reception, and once Jonathan Knight began experiencing panic attacks before performing, the group officially called it a day.
The album also marked a less pop direction musically for McCartney, which received a lukewarm reception from his fans.
Instead of continuing with activities that are receiving a lukewarm reception, give the party guests more leeway to simply enjoy being together and hanging out.
The show received lukewarm ratings, and was picked up by cable network MTV for successive seasons.
Make Me a Supermodel received lukewarm ratings after its first season, so Bravo went about making some changes for the next one.
Critics gave the show a lukewarm response, with one reviewer likening it to "eating diet rice cakes," but the viewing audience disagreed and turned My Fair Wedding into a top rated show for WE.
At the end of Star Trek's second season, it appeared quite likely that it wouldn't be back for a third, since ratings were only lukewarm.
The Captain also appeared, from time to time, to take more than a friendly interest in Wesley's mother, Dr. Beverly Crusher, a lukewarm affair that never seemed to get anywhere.
The second is to fill a bathtub with cool or lukewarm water and throw a bunch of tea bags in.
Pour a cup of baking soda into a lukewarm bath, pick up your favorite paperback and have yourself a nice 30 minute soak.
Smooth it on gently and rinse with lukewarm water.
Begin stirring while adding one teaspoon of lukewarm water.
All that hot water leads to a rapid loss of moisture, so it's better to stick with quick, warm showers or, even better, lukewarm water.
Baking Soda - To soothe your red, dry skin, mix a box of baking soda into a lukewarm bath and soak the pain away.
The temperature of the bath should be lukewarm or cool to soothe the sunburn's sting.
Simply fill a lukewarm or cool bath with an oatmeal treatment and soak as long as needed.
Another option is to fill a lukewarm bath with milk and soak until temporarily relieved.
For the best shot at clearing up rashes as early as possible, try soaking in a lukewarm collodial oatmeal bath.
Cleanse your face and rinse it with lukewarm water.
Limit showers to 10 minutes or less and use lukewarm water.
Leave the mask on for 10 to 15 minutes and then rinse it away with lukewarm water.
Warm or lukewarm baths and showers are best for preventing parched skin.
A lightly cool or lukewarm cloth on the skin will provide comfort, but don't shock your child with anything icy cold.
Drink plenty of water and opt for lukewarm over hot showers and baths to avoid further dehydrating the skin.
lukewarm reception with many venues failing to sell-out.
lukewarm water to prevent bleeding.
lukewarm response from industry.
lukewarm reaction from investors.
lukewarm bath to relieve sunburn.
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