Lull sentence example
There was a lull in the war, and the Early years.
Her questions evoked a quick lull in other conversation.
Calming music or bedtime stories can help lull a child into deep sleep.
Again there was a lull in the operations.
The awkward lull in talk made him wonder if a certain Oracle had told them otherwise.Advertisement
During the lull which followed the first action of Kassassin, strenuous eflbrts were made to bring up supplies and troops and to open up railway communication to the front.
There were compromises with British imperialism, no matter what the price, to lull the Indian masses with hopes of reforms.
In the spring of 1942, there was a brief lull in fighting.
Coordinate activities so there's no lull.
It does not appear that there was much suspicion of the garbling which had been practised - garbling not unusual at the time, and excused in this case by the fact of a lull in the troubles of Port Royal and a great desire on the part of its friends to do nothing to disturb that lull.Advertisement
Computers hummed, the sound enough to lull Lana to sleep nearly every shift she spent alone in the vault despite the sleep replacement supplementsâ€”known as anti-sleepersâ€”she took.
An enlightening question and answer session followed a polite lull; the surgeons started to express curiosity and relief.
The attacks ended a six-week lull in air strikes, which used to take place almost daily.
When the luncheon hour drew near there came a slight lull in the uproar.
The distractions of the World Cup are also likely to have caused what may be a temporary lull in buyer interest.Advertisement
In 1944, the relative lull of the previous two years ended.
He caught the sound of her breathing in a short lull in the storm's wailings.
In days gone by, office workers had to struggle to find ways to occupy their time during a summer lull.
Roger Bacon - or more probably some one who usurped his name - declared that with a certain amount of the philosopher's stone he could transmute a million times as much base metal into gold, and on Raimon Lull was fathered the boast, " Mare tingerem si mercurius esset."
The most notorious of that school in England, Francis Anthony (1550-1623), never quotes Paracelsus, but relies upon Arnald de Villanova and Raimon Lull.Advertisement
There was then a short lull in the persecution; but on the death of Gaiseric (477) and the accession of Hunneric it broke out again with greater violence than ever, the ferocity of Hunneric being more thoroughly stupid and brutal than the calculating cruelty of his father.
After a lull there was further moderate to heavy rain from 03 GMT.
After a lull in gaming, it finally revived when my uncle finally bought his PC.
It plays the nursery rhyme to lull baby to sleep and retails for $42.
White noise-Place a fan or a white noise machine in baby's room to drown out outside noise and lull him off to sleep.Advertisement
A pleasant, neutral color is almost always favorable to something dark and dramatic, since it sets a calm mood that may even help lull you to sleep faster.
Last minute specials are typically reserved for shoulder seasons or during the pre-holiday travel lull (first week or two of December) and the post-holiday travel lull (first two weeks of January).
You can also score amazing savings on last minute Carnival sailings during the post-holiday lull, which takes place during the first two weeks of January.
It contains skin soothing bath products and a CD meant to lull the baby to sleep.
But don't let the familiar lull you into a sense of confidence.
Cards remained popular with cigarette manufacturers for many years, with there being a slight lull at the end of the nineteenth century and start of the twentieth century.
The recent lull in the housing market has forced some owners to stay put.
The magazine faced the same problem each year; a lull between the really popular sport seasons.
Party games are also a useful standby for quiet moments during a party and will help to prevent a dreaded lull in the celebrations.
In the lull after Christmas and before Memorial Day, fewer new movies are released.
You can use them during a lull at a dinner party or if your audience is younger, during recess when the weather restricts the students to indoors.
By creating reality shows that viewers compulsively tune into, goes Truth-It's argument, the corporations and the government can lull you into passivity.
Including majorettes in school bands is making a comeback after a lull in recent years and the role of the majorette team is growing.
I confirmed that she had temporarily began working but something else has come up so she should expect another lull.
King Humbert, who, from lack of confidence in Rudini, had declined VIM lull!
In 754 he resigned his archbishopric in favour of Lull, and took up again his earliest plan of a mission to Frisia; but on the 5th of June 754 he and his companions were massacred by the heathen near Dockum.
On this occasion the Turks made a determined resistance; but the Allies' line was advanced by a few hundred yards at most points, and a three days' lull then ensued in the Helles area.
A little farther south enclosing the fertile plain of Aizu (Aizu-taira, as it is called) several important peaks are found, among them being lide-san (6332 ft.) Azuma-yama (7733 ft.), which, after a long interval of quiescence, has given many evidences of volcanic activity during recent years; Nasu-dake (6296 ft.), an active volcano; and Bandai-san (6037 ft.), A terrible interest attaches to the last-named mountain, for, after having remained quiet so long as to lull the inhabitants of the neigh.
The threat of the charge had, however, induced caution on the French side, and for about two hours there was a lull in the fighting, which the Prussians utilized on their right in bringing up reinforcements through the Bois des Ognons.
In the night of the 16th Johnston, taking advantage of a lull in the firing, withdrew suddenly from the city.
These seem to have been altogether devoted to expositions of a certain logical system which Bruno had taken up with great eagerness, the Ars Magna of Raimon Lull.
After Lugard's return a lull occurred till the coast caravan left, when lawlessness again broke out and several murders were committed.
On land the presence of a few educated Phanariots, such as Demetrios Ypsilanti or Alexander Mavrocordato, was powerless to inspire the rude hordes with any sense of order or of humanity in warfare; while every lull in the fighting, due to a temporary check to the Turks, was the signal for internecine conflicts due to the rivalry of leaders who, with rare exceptions, thought more of their personal power and profit than of the cause of Greece.
In 1248 Hugo de Bercy notes a change in the construction of compasses, which are now supported on two floats in a glass cup. From quotations given by Antonio Capmany (Questiones Criticas) from the De contemplatione of Raimon Lull, of the date 1272, it appears that the latter was well acquainted with the use of 1 Adamas in India reperitur.
Elulaeus IX., in Assyrian Lull, who ruled under the name of Pylas, was king of Tyre, Sidon, and other cities at this time (c. 725-690), and at the beginning of his reign suffered from an invasion by Shalmaneser IV.
It was again described by Albert le Grand in the 13th century and by Raimon Lull, who prepared it by heating nitre and clay and called it "eau forte."
Still even then Raimon Lull protested against propagandism by the sword, urged the necessity of missions amongst the Moslems, and sealed his testimony with his blood outside the gates of Bugiah in northern Africa (June 30, 1315).
After the treaty of San Germano, which was made with Pope Gregory in 1230, and the consequent lull in the struggle with the Papacy, Frederick was able to devote some little attention to Germany, and in 1231 he sanctioned Rebellion the great Privilege of Worms. This was a reward to the princes for their efforts in bringing about the peace, and an extension of the concessions made in 1220.
Once more fora time there was a lull; but in the autumn of 892 (893) the final storm burst.
Inheriting the estate conferred upon his father for services rendered during the victorious expedition (1229) against the Balearic Islands, Lull was married at an early age to Blanca Picany, and, according to his own account, led a dissipated life till 1266 when, on five different occasions, he beheld the vision of Christ crucified.
In 1289 he went to Montpellier, wrote his Ars veritatis inventiva, and removed to Genoa where he translated this treatise into Arabic. In 1291, after many timorous doubts and hesitations for which he bitterly blamed himself, Lull sailed for Tunis where he publicly preached Christianity for a year; he was finally imprisoned and expelled.
Though close on eighty years of age, Lull's ardour was unabated.
The circumstances of Lull's death caused him to be regarded as a martyr, local patriotism helped to magnify his merits, and his fantastic doctrines found many enthusiastic partisans.
The controversy was renewed in 1503 and again in 1578; but the general support of the Jesuits and the staunch fidelity of the Majorcans saved Lull from condemnation.
His philosophical treatises abound with incoherent formulae to which, according to their inventor, every demonstration in every science may be reduced, and posterity has ratified Bacon's disdainful verdict on Lull's pretensions as a thinker; still the fact that he broke away from the scholastic system has recommended him to the historians of philosophy, and the subtle ingenuity of his dialectic has compelled the admiration of men so far apart in opinion as Giordano Bruno and Leibniz.
The speculations of Lull are now obsolete outside Majorca where his philosophy still flourishes, but his more purely literary writings are extremely curious and interesting.
In Blanquerna (1283), a novel which describes a new Utopia, Lull renews the Platonic tradition and anticipates the methods of Sir Thomas More, Campanella and Harrington, and in the Libre de Maravelles (1286) he adopts the Oriental apologue from Kalilah and Dimnah.
And as a poet Lull takes a prominent position in the history of Catalan literature; such pieces as El Desconort (1295) and Lo Cant de Ramon (1299) combine in a rare degree simple beauty of expression with sublimity of thought and impassioned sincerity.
This was, however, only a lull in the storm, and the emperor soon began to make preparations for attacking the league of Schmalkalden, and especially John Frederick and Philip of Hesse.
I only heard it because there had been a momentary lull in the barrage from the big guns.
Though it is now dark, the wind still blows and roars in the wood, the waves still dash, and some creatures lull the rest with their notes.
Computers hummed, the sound enough to lull Lana to sleep nearly every shift she spent alone in the vault despite the sleep replacement supplements—known as anti-sleepers—she took.
The study of Oriental languages began in connexion with the Christian missions of the East; Raymond Lull, the indefatigable missionary, induced the council of Vienne to decide on the creation of six schools of Oriental languages in Europe (13 I I).
Two names stand apart from the others of the century - Raimon Lull (1234-1315) and Roger Bacon (1214-1294).
The overwhelming victory of the government in June at the polls, produced a lull in a crisis which at the beginning of the year had threatened the stability of the Dual Monarchy and the peace of Europe; but, in view of the methods by which the victory had been won, not the most sanguine could assert that the crisis was overpassed.
To many it has seemed a curious freak of Bruno's that he should have so eagerly adopted a view of thought like that of Lull, but in reality it is in strict accordance with the principles of his philosophy.
The church of San Francisco is interesting for the tomb of Raimon Lull, a native of Palma.
To these regions came St Louis and Raimon Lull, and one may in passing remember the strength of Christianity in Proconsular Africa in the days of Tertullian and Cyprian, and in Egypt under Clement of Alexandria, Origen and Athanasius.
It is really not extraordinary that Isaac Hollandus was able to indicate the method of the preparation of the " philosopher's stone " from " adamic " or " virgin " earth, and its action when medicinally employed; that in the writings assigned to Roger Bacon, Raimon Lull, Basil Valentine and others are to be found the exact quantities of it to be used in transmutation; and that George Ripley, in the 15th century, had grounds for regarding its action as similar to that of a ferment.
The confidence restored by the lull during the early part of December was destined to be roughly shattered.
The various parties meanwhile had split up into some half a dozen sub-sections; but the expected fusion of the party of independence and the government fell through, and the barren struggle continued till the celebration of the millennium of the foundation of the monarchy produced for some months a lull in politics.
Bu,t this was only a lull in the civil strife, which was renewed after the king had made a successful expedition into Bohemia.