More than two thousand years before Europe or England had conceived the idea of applying modern industry to the manufacture of cotton, India had matured a system of hand-spinning, weaving and dyeing which during that vast period received no recorded improvement.
He felt that he had grown up and matured very much.
Strutt, made him known over Europe; and his powers rapidly matured until, at the death of Clerk Maxwell, he stood at the head of British physicists, Sir George Stokes and Lord Kelvin alone excepted.
The constitution of the commonwealth had slowly matured itself through a series of revolutions, which confirmed and defined a type of singular stability.
Ricardo's works, in fact, do not explain a theoretical system, but contain the matured reflections, more or less closely reasoned, of a man of great mental power looking out on the world as it appeared to a business man experienced in affairs.
The Scriptures, however, are treated by Origen on the basis of a matured theory of inspiration in such a way that all their facts appear as the vehicles of ideas, and have their highest value only in this aspect.
Now she had matured into an even more beautiful woman.
Since Katie had invited him up several times, she had obviously matured enough to forgive him.
Several plans were made to invade South Carolina and Georgia, but none matured until 1778, when an expedition was organized which co-operated with British forces from New York in the siege of Savannah, Georgia.
As they matured, so did their relationship.
But he is remembered chiefly in connexion with the "caseshot attack" which was the central feature of Napoleon's matured tactical system, and which Senarmont put into execution for the first time at Friedland.
But all was to be done by discussion, and matured change resulting from discussion.
So matured a professional sentiment may perhaps have been more the growth of time and organization than the work of an individual genius, but certainly corresponds with the character universally attributed to Hippocrates himself.
we find well-developed apocalypses; but it is not until we come to Daniel that we have a fully matured and classical example of this class of literature.
When required for paper making the leaves should be gathered before they are quite matured; if, however, they are obtained too young, they furnish a paper having an objectionable semi-transparent appearance.
at the cataract) in 30 m, is manifestly a watercourse of very modern origin; for a large river would now have a thoroughly matured valley had it long followed its present course; the same is true of the St Lawrence, which in its several rapids and in its subdivision into many channels at the Thousand Islands, presents every sign of youth.
But before this issue matured war broke out between Great Britain and the United States in 1812 from causes due chiefly to Napoleon's continental policy.
Simultaneously General Ricotti Magnani matured the army reform scheme which he had elaborated under the preceding administration.
During his exile Wagner matured his plans and perfected his musical style; but it was not until some considerable time after his return that any of the works he then meditated were placed upon the stage.
in diameter, in any of which larger sizes they may be fruited in the following season, but, to be successful in this, the young rod produced must be thoroughly matured after it has reached its limit of growth.
In the Taenia solium it takes 3 to 3z months from the time of ingestion of the embryo to the passage of the matured segments, but in the Taenia saginata the time is only about 60 days.
Having thus slowly matured his separate writings, he was the better able to combine them more and more into a system, in his last years.
m The "bell" swallows the matured embryos and passes them on into the uterus, and thus out of the body via the oviduct, which opens at one end into the uterus and at the other on to the exterior at the posterior end of o.-- the body.
Did men get that way as they matured?
He never changed, though he developed and perfected, the manner which he had adopted in Padua; his colouring, at first rather neutral and undecided, strengthened and matured.
The wines are for the most part rough and strong, though some are very good, especially when matured.
Such is Aristotle's practical philosophy, contained in his matured Nicomachean Ethics, and his unfinished Politics.
must be half-ripened, and sometimes fully matured.
during the summer so as to get them well matured.
The mosque of sultan Hasan, below the citadel, those of Muayyad and Kalaun, with the Barkukiya and the mosque of Barkuk in the cemetery of Kait Bey, are instances of the second and more matured style of the period.
He at once drew up the orders for a general retreat beyond the Tagliamento, and his plans were already matured for the longer retreat, across the Piave, which he foresaw would probably be necessary.
The whole enterprise fell through, owing partly to the death of Koniecpolski before it was matured, partly to the hastiness with which the king published his intentions, and partly to the careful avoidance by the Porte of the slightest occasion of a rupture.
But the most interesting and most matured part of his views dealt with the first origin of plants and animals, and with the physiology of man.
Thus the geographical isolation of England, and the comparatively late adoption by the English of matured Italian and German influences, give peculiar complexity to the phenomena of Reformation and Renaissance simultaneously developed on our island.
In this case the wine gradually matured and acquired the properties which were associated with age.
Gem-engraving and jewelry follow similar lines; pottery-painting for the most part remains geometrical throughout, with crude survivals of Mycenaean curvilinear forms. Those Aegean influences, however, which had been predominant in the later Bronze Age, and had never wholly ceased, revived, as Hellenism matured and spread, and slowly repelled the mixed Phoenician orientalism.
The significance of these facts from a cultural point of view is twofold: for, while a late variety is desirable for culture in Great Britain, as ensuring more or less immunity from spring frost, it is, on the other hand, undesirable, because late varieties are more liable to be attacked by the potato disease (Phytophihora infestans) which as a rule appears about the time when the earliest varieties are ready for lifting, but before the late varieties are matured.
Thomas Dickson of Edinburgh long ago observed that the most healthy and productive crop was to be obtained by planting unripe tubers, and proposed this as a preventive of the disease called the "curl," which sometimes attacks the young stems, causing them and also the leaves to become crumpled, and few or no tubers to be produced; in this connexion it is interesting to note that Scottish and Irish seed potatoes give a larger yield than English, probably on account of their being less matured.
Cavaignac failed perhaps to appreciate the political exigencies of the moment; as a soldier he would not strike his blow until his plans were matured and his forces sufficiently prepared.
Like most men of great originality, Hamilton generally matured his ideas before putting pen to paper.
trans., 3rd ed., Edinburgh, 1854), and the Philosophic de Locke (4th ed., 1861) were simply matured revisions of his lectures during the period from 1815 to 1820.
We see in the Fragmens very distinctly the fusion of the different philosophical influences by which his opinions were finally matured.
It voted some supplies on the understanding that, when the Th king had matured his plans for carrying on the war, French it should come together in the autumn to vote the alliance.
The ripe fruit or grain, sometimes called the "berry," the matured state of the ovary and its contents, is oblong or ovoid, with a longitudinal furrow on one side.
It is impossible to detect the first infection or to cleanse the seed; the only remedy is to procure seed from a smut-free source, and to prevent further spread of the disease by gathering all smutted heads before the spores have matured or dispersed.
The characteristics of this practical goodness in Plato's matured thought correspond to the fundamental conceptions in his view of the universe.
He entered upon his work with a firm determination to carry out those reforms which he had originally purposed, and to set up in all its integrity that form of church polity which he had carefully matured during his residence at Strassburg.
After thus establishing peace and consolidating his power, Brian returned to his residence Cenn Corad and matured his plan of obtaining the high-kingship for himself.
But there is no reason to suppose that the political ideas of Montfort had matured before the death of Grosseteste; nor did Grosseteste busy himself overmuch with secular politics, except in so far as they touched the interest of the Church.
15, 7, has partially aborted or whether it would havg matured later after the fall of the male organs.
Scarcely any great mind, it has been said with justice, ever matured so slowly.
auburn locks has matured.
The new make spirit had been matured in an ex-bourbon cask.
The fifth bottle was another proprietary bottling, cask strength Macallan, matured in a first refill sherry cask.
After double distillation, the spirit was matured in new Limousin oak barrels for approximately one year.
Description: In Kingdom Hearts, Bambi is a sweet, young fawn, not yet matured into the king of the forest.
fermentation process is complete, the wine is matured in new barrels.
The worktop is made from well matured solid beech hardwood, which has a beautiful grain.
The wine was matured in a mixture of French and American oak hogsheads for 14 months in the underground cellars at Magill.
Based on the author's personal diary, the book has a startling immediacy which is complemented by reflections matured over three decades.
jazzythe months while she's been away, she has matured, and her new songs sound much jazzier.
The wine was matured on its yeast lees in bottle for at least 30 months in underground cellars.
matured very tasty beef.
matured trees to selected villages for improvements.
matured in American oak prior to bottling.
matured in cellars and are regularly turned.
matured in the bottle a straighter bottle that could rest on its side was developed.
Peated to 55 ppm phenols at the end of malting, this whiskey had been matured for ' many years ' in hand-picked casks.
Hawes Matured Wensleydale takes on the appearance of a truly traditionally ripened cheese.
Whiskey matured in former fresh oak sherry casks will usually be a darker color than that which has been matured in refilled whiskey casks.
slaked lime is matured in the tank the better the lime putty.
These studies marked stages of her development, and as her mind matured she abandoned the idea of a convent which for a year or two she had entertained, and added to the enthusiasm for a republic which she had imbibed from her earlier studies not a little of the cynicism and the daring which the later authors inspired.
The science of geography, passed on from antiquity by Ptolemy, re-established by Varenius and Newton, and systematized by Kant, included within itself definite aspects of all those terrestrial phenomena which are now treated exhaustively under the heads of geology, meteorology, oceanography and anthropology; and the inclusion of the requisite portions of the perfected results of these sciences in geography is simply the gathering in of fruit matured from the seed scattered by geography itself.
1899), and here matured his apologetic method, resuming in 1898 the publication of longer articles, under the pseudonyms of Despres and Firmin in the Revue du clerge francais, and of Jacques Simon in the lay Revue d'histoire et de litterature religieuses.
Too often the primitive "heresy of the Phrygians" has been studied in the light of the matured system of Tertullian.
(see 26.938 et seq.) represented his matured researches on his special subject.
The Cossack's report, confirmed by horse patrols who were sent out, was the final proof that events had matured.
The longer the slaked lime is matured in the tank the better the lime putty.
We have well matured financial and securities market and time-tested judicial systems.
After the middle school graduation, the mothers reflected how their children had evolved and matured.
However, once your baby has matured a little, you'll find that umbrella strollers are easy to handle and use.
This is not true, as proven after World War I when the bonds matured.
The government did not have enough money to pay back those who purchased bonds, so the Treasury had to issue short-term bonds to cover the costs of paying the matured bonds.
Once matured, the fleshy part of the coconut produces oil and is more of a cousin to the nut.
The coconut palm is grown from seeds, usually matured nuts that are placed approximately one-half of their thickness into soil.
Learn how this child sweetheart has matured into a talented young woman.
Throughout the Harry Potter films, Daniel Radcliffe has grown and matured from a boy into a young man.
During the interview, Hilton said, "I've definitely matured and grown a lot from this experience… I have to just grow up and to be a more responsible -- a role model."
For this purpose they should not be cut before autumn, when the plant is fully matured.
If, instead, the plants are marked when in flower and allowed to remain until August or September, when the tubers are matured, the risk of transplanting is lessened, provided the plant be taken up with a deep sod.
As the video game industry matured, it started catering to advanced players.
Needless to say, the industry and the genre has greatly evolved and matured since those early days.
That said, the library of games made available for the Super Nintendo more than made up for this missing feature as the gaming system matured, and many more third-party titles made appearances.
After the console matured, Sony felt that it was necessary to upgrade the PlayStation 3 even further.
As gamers matured, the games they played followed suit.
Hypotonic infants who matured into children with minimal disabilities were highly likely to have poor motor coordination at age three (78%).
T cell-A type of white blood cell that is produced in the bone marrow and matured in the thymus gland.
Boys whose growth spurt comes late compare themselves with peers who have matured early and seem more athletic, masculine, and confident.
If premature birth is expected, or there is some condition that calls for delivery as soon as possible, the amount of surfactant in the amniotic fluid will indicate how well the lungs have matured.
The best way of preventing RDS is to delay delivery until the fetal lungs have matured and are producing enough surfactant, generally at about 37 weeks of pregnancy.
Based on the way you and this guy dated and how he ended it, I would say that you dated a guy who hasn't matured emotionally or socially.
One of the reasons you may feel like there is something wrong with you (and there is not) may be because you've matured and the guys you have dated haven't.
A third possibility is that you have matured and your boyfriend hasn't.
While she began the series with a boyfriend, as the character matured she developed a relationship with another woman in college.
The idea plays about my heart and awakens all the tender sentiments that years have increased and matured."
However, if the gift you are giving isn't toy related, a gift that can be enjoyed by a child once he or she has matured, such as a savings bond, may be perfectly acceptable.
As Erica Kane matured throughout the 1980s, the indomitable Princess of Pine Valley came into her own.
The fourth season matured the characters and the situations they encountered including Paige facing down her rapist in court and later destroying his car.
However, recent releases have moved the band in a new direction as its sound has matured.
Her musical style used to be primarily directed towards the tweens and teens, but as she has matured, so has her music.
Along the way, Gigi has noticeably grown and matured.
Harry himself has matured a great deal, perhaps because Dumbledore is no longer protecting him from the truth of his destiny, and steps up to the plate with the composure of a true hero.
However, over time her powers matured, allowing her to create powerful force fields that she could use defensively and offensively.
So, for example, potatoes will be matured in one day, so you'll have one day after they are ready to harvest before they go to waste.
By the 1st of February Lord Roberts had matured his plans and begun to prepare for their execution.
In this terrible school Ladislaus matured precociously.
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