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  • His minority was a time of anarchy.

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  • But how do the poor minority fare?

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  • assigned him no share in the government during the minority of Charles VI.

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  • Fredericks long minority was occupied by Innocents pontificate.

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  • In 14 other counties, on the linguistic frontier, they are either in a small majority or a considerable minority (61.6% in Szatmar, 18.9% in Torontal).

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  • During his minority the administration was undertaken by a native minister, together with a state council, under the general superintendence of the political agent.

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  • Owing to the existence of a strong Mussulman minority among its inhabitants, the warlike character of the natives, and the mountainous configuration of the country, which enabled a portion of the Christian population to maintain itself in a state of partial independence, the island has constantly been the scene of prolonged and sanguinary struggles in which the numerical superiority of the Christians was counterbalanced by the aid rendered to the Moslems by the Ottoman troops.

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  • But three earls of his own house - Carlisle, Suffolk and Berkshire - and the Lord Howard of Escrick, an ex-trooper of Cromwell's guard and an anabaptist sectary, gave their votes against him, his nephew Mowbray being the only peer of his name in the minority for acquittal.

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  • The minority among the "nations" chose him as rector in opposition to the elected candidate, Aubri de.

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  • Students on March I 1921 numbered 2,111 men and 1,145 women, 2,328 students being Letts, 803 minority nationalities, 125 foreigners.

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  • The circumstances of his minority are not recorded, nor is anything related of the Scythian inroads which occurred in the latter half of the 7th century B.C., although some passages in the books of Jeremiah and Zephaniah are supposed to refer to the events.

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  • Those, however, who place our prophet in the minority of King Joash draw a special argument from the mention of Phoenicians, Philistines and Edomites (iii.

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  • The government of Germany during his minority was in the hands of Theophano, and after her death in June 99 1 passed to a council in which the chief influence was exercised by Adelaide and Willigis, archbishop of Mainz.

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  • In his youth he was one of the infantes (princes) of Aragon who took part in the dissensions of Castile during the minority and reign of John II.

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  • The opposing minority were now powerless, and the younger fellows who had been his pupils were more inclined to follow him than others would have been.

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  • After all, the practical reason why, when the power is once in the hands of the people, a majority are permitted, and for a long period continue, to rule, is not because they are most likely to be in the right, nor because this seems fairest to the minority, but because they are physically the strongest.

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  • The bishops refused to allow a voice to any not of their own order, and in the end the decrees of Pistoia were supported by a minority of only three.

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  • It is a minority, a minority strictly marked out by birth from other members of the commonwealth, a minority which seems further, though this point is less clearly marked, to have had on the whole the advantage in point of wealth.

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  • Again, the significant fact that there is no mention of a king and princes, but only of sheikhs and priests, has a force not to be invalidated by the ingenious reference of the book to the time of Joash's minority and the supposed regency of Jehoiada.

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  • A minority is powerless while it conforms to the majority; it is not even a minority then; but it is irresistible when it clogs by its whole weight.

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  • Next to the Slav races in importance are the Rumanians (Vlachs), who are in an immense majority in ten of the eastern and south-eastern counties (90.2% in Fogaras), in eight others form from 30 to 60% of the population, and in two (Maramaros and Torontal) a respectable minority.'

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  • The rights of the king of Jerusalem chiefly appear when there is a vacancy or a minority in one of the principalities, or when there is dissension either inside one of the principalities or between two of the princes.

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  • Peter, and that Sophia should act as regent during the (IL), minority of the two young sovereigns.

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  • During the minority of Otho he was named privy councillor and minister at Madrid and Lisbon.

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  • A minority of those present were casual guests--chiefly young men, among whom were Denisov, Rostov, and Dolokhov--who was now again an officer in the Semenov regiment.

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  • The definition once proclaimed, controversies rapidly ceased; the bishops who wer: among the minority one after the other formulated their loyal adhesion to the Catholic dogma.

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  • His indignation was aroused by the barbarities inflicted upon the Hottentots and Kaffirs (by a minority of the colonists), and he set himself to remedy their grievances; but his zeal was greater than his knowledge.

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  • The French navy being left unemployed during the minority of Louis XIV., Duquesne obtained leave to offer his services to the king of Sweden, who gave him a commission as vice-admiral in 1643.

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  • During his minority, which lasted till 1840, the country was well administered by a British resident.

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  • He had long hated the Romans, who had taken Phrygia during his minority, and he aimed at driving them from Asia Minor.

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  • During Ivan's minority the country was governed, or rather misgoverned, first by his mother, and then by rival factions led by great nobles such as the princes Shuiski and Belski.

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  • The Ruthenians are not in a majority in any county, but in four they form a minority of from 36 to 46% (Maramaros, Bereg, Ugocsa, Ung) and in three others (S├íros, Zemplen, Szepes) a minority of from 8.2 to 19.7%.

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  • There was disagreement from the first, however, with regard to the measure of loyalty to the king, and in 1643, when Massachusetts had asserted her claim to this region and the other three New Hampshire towns had submitted to her jurisdiction, the majority of the inhabitants of Exeter also yielded, while the minority, including the founder, removed from the town.

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  • " The minority of James V., 'the reign of Mary Stuart, the infancy of her son, and the civil wars of her grandson Charles I., were all periods of lasting waste.

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  • The king is not mentioned - which on Credner's view is explained by assuming that the plague fell in the minority of Joash, when the priest Jehoiada held the reins of power - and the princes, councillors and warriors necessary to an independent state, and so often referred to by the prophets before the exile, are altogether lacking.

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  • The minority, among whom were prominent Ca" "pals Rauscher and Schwarzenberg, Hefele, bishop of Rotterdam (the historian of the councils) Cardinal Mathieu, Mgr Dupanloup, Mgr Maret, &c., &c., did not pretend to deny the papal infallibility; they pleaded the inopportuneness of the definition and brought forward difficulties mainly of an historical order, in particular the famous condemn ion of Pope Honorius by the 6th ecumenical council of Const: ntinople in 680.

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  • Some, a minority, acknowledged him to be different from themselves and from everyone else, expected great things of him, listened to him, admired, and imitated him, and with them Prince Andrew was natural and pleasant.

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  • In1730-1732the stricter party in the presbyteries of New Castle and Donegal insisted on full subscription, and in 1736, in a minority synod, interpreted the adopting act according to their own views.

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  • This large influx of Europeans, however, is modifying the population by reducing the Indian and mestizo elements to a minority, although they are still numerous in the mesopotamian, northern and north-western provinces.

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  • He was a member of Congress from 1893 to 1895, and from 1919 to 1921, being Speaker from 1911 to 1919 and minority leader thereafter; he was defeated in the election of 1920.

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  • 9% in Temes, 10.5% in Arad); (3) the Saxons of Transylvania, in a considerable minority in five counties (42.7% in Nagy Khkiillo, 17.6% in Kis Kiikiillo).

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  • Apart from the rivalry of the factions within the Assembly, there was the question of the Mussulman minority, dwindling it is true,' but still a force to be reckoned with.

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  • The child, Chinna Ranga Rao, was invested by Bussy with his father's estate, but during his minority it was seized by his uncle.

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  • 8 appointing the guardians of a king during his minority (Just.

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  • He was one of the regents during the minority of James V., and was chiefly responsible for this king's action in allying himself with France and not with England.

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  • These so-called " minority " nationalities were: Russians, Germano-Balts (Baits, Balto-Saxons), Jews, Lithuanians, Poles.

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  • This plan was upset by the queendowager Elizabeth, who determined to rule both kingdoms during the minority of her children.

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  • Congress neglected to pass certain laws which were required by the constitution, and which, as regards municipal autonomy, independence of the judiciary, and congressional representation of minority parties, were intended to make impossible the abuses of centralized government that had characterized Spanish administration.

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  • At the end of August he appeared before Budapest, the siege of which had already been raised by the defeat of the Austrians; the infant John Sigismund was carried into the sultan's camp, and the queen-mother, Isabella, was peremptorily ordered to evacuate the royal palace, though the sultan gave her a diploma in which he swore only to retain Budapest during the minority of her son.

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  • Of these the Slovaks are the most important,, having an overwhelming majority in seven counties (94'7% in Arva, 66.1% in Saros), a bare ma j ority in three (Szepes, Bars and Poszody) and a considerable minority in five (40.6% in Gomor, 22.9% in Abauj-Torna).

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  • This act was amended in 1897 to meet the wishes of the Roman Catholic minority, but separate schools were not reestablished; nor was the council divided into denominational committees.

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  • The claim of the emperor Maximilian to be regent during the minority of his grandson was recognized by the states-general.

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  • Their appointment, according to notions which defined themselves within the church at this epoch, was simoniacal; and during the long minority of Henry IV., who succeeded his father in 1056, the terrible Tuscan monk, Hildebrand of Soana, forged weapons which he used with deadly effect against the presumption of the empire.

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  • A crisis came about in 1889, when the " Conservative " leaders, finding themselves in a minority in the chamber, took up arms and withdrew to the mountains.

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  • died, and on that night a minority of the Sacred College elected Paparesci, who took the name of Innocent II.

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  • The governor is aided by a privy council, an advisory body to which the governor nominates a minority of unofficial members, and a council general, to which is confided the control of local affairs, including the voting of the budget.

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  • But it is only a select minority who attain to the rank of heroes after death, only the distinguished men of the past.

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  • In these circumstances, the " Landtmanna " party in the Riksdag, who desired the lightening of the military burden, joined those who desired the abolition of landlordism, and formed a compact and predominant majority in the Second Chamber, while the burgher and Liberal parties were reduced to an impotent " intelligence " minority.

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  • Instead, then, of twenty-two free traders representing the majority of the Stockholm electors, twenty-two protectionists, representing the minority, were elected, and Stockholm was thus represented in the Riksdag by the choice of a minority in the capital.

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  • These educated classes form only a small minority of the population.

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  • Administration, Revenue, eec. - The country is administered as a crown colony, the governor being assisted by an executive and a legislative council; on the last-named a minority of nominated unofficial members have seats.

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  • The time must eventually arrive when the Boers will be in a small minority, as the country is very sparsely peopled; and would it not therefore be a very near-sighted policy to recede now from the position we have taken up here, simply because for some years to come the retention of 2000 or 3000 troops may be necessary to reconsolidate our power.

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  • Castelar soon became famous by his rhetorical speeches in the Constituent Cortes of 1869, where he led the republican minority in advocating a federal republic as the logical outcome of the recent revolution.

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  • The abdication of Amadeus led to the proclamation of the federal republic. The senate and congress, very largely composed of monarchists, permitted themselves to be dragged along into democracy by the republican minority headed by Salmeron, Figueras, Pi y Margall and Castelar.

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  • This resignation was not an unfortunate event for the country, as the federal Cortes not only made Castelar chief of the executive, though his partisans were in a minority in the Parliament, but they gave him much liberty to act, as they decided to suspend the sittings of the house until 2nd January 1874.

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  • In all the white population is in a minority; in most the climate is unsuitable for European colonization, nor is the commercial value of the colonies commensurate with their extent.

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  • He left Theresa to govern Portugal north of the Mondego during the minority of her infant son Affonso Henriques (Alphonso I.): south of the Mondego the Moors were still supreme.

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  • Estevao Soares, archbishop of Braga, placed himself at the head of the nobles and churchmen who threatened to usurp the royal power during Sancho II.'s minority, and negotiated an alliance with Alphonso IX., by which it was arranged that the Portuguese should attack Elvas, the Spaniards Badajoz.

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  • Pedro, duke of Coimbra, who acted as regent during the minority of Alphonso V.

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  • During the king's minority the queen-mother, D.

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  • Our Wykeham first appears in the public records in 1350 as keeper of the manor of Rochford, Hants, during the minority of the heir, William Botreaux.

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  • Although Spanish is the language of the dominant minority, Quichua, Aymara and Guarani are the languages of the natives, who form a majority of the population.

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  • He was one of the minority of five in the Senate who voted against the proclamation of the empire, and he opposed the creation of the new nobility and the divorce of Napoleon from Josephine; but notwithstanding this he was subsequently created a count of the empire and officer of the Legion of Honour.

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  • As a member of the Royal Commission on the Poor Law he signed the Minority Report.

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  • On the 7th of September 1159 he was chosen the successor of Adrian IV., a minority of the cardinals, however, electing the cardinal priest Octavian, who assumed the name of Victor IV.

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  • The government of Count Taaffe, in recognition of this concession by the Bohemians, consented to remove some of the grossest anomalies connected with the electoral system of Bohemia, which had hitherto been grossly partial to the German minority of the population.

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  • The Arian appeared as an enemy alike to the pagan majority and the Catholic minority; but he came surrounded by monks, and his chief wrath was directed against the heathen temples (vide G.

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  • He was then only five years old, and during his long minority the power was disputed between his mother Brunhilda and the nobles.

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  • During the minority of Charles, Adrian was associated with Cardinal Jimenes in governing Spain.

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  • The brother of Ferdinand, Don Carlos, the first pretender, fought seven years, during the minority of Isabella, to dispute her title, and her rights were only maintained through the gallant support of the army, the Cortes and the Liberals and Progressists, who at the same time established constitutional and parliamentary government, dissolved the religious orders, confiscated the property of the orders and of the Jesuits, disestablished the Church property, and attempted to restore order in finances.

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  • The years of his minority were marked by an embittered struggle for the control of affairs between two rival parties, the one led by Walter Comyn, earl of Menteith, the other by Alan Durward, the justiciar.

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  • Ivan was made to distribute beakers of wine to his sister's adherents with his own hands, but subsequently, beneath the influence of his uncle Prozorovsky, he openly declared that "even for his sister's 1 Ivan V., if we count from the first grand duke of that name, as most Russian historians do; Ivan II., if, with the minority, we reckon from Ivan the Terrible as the first Russian tsar.

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  • Under the laws of Maine a householder owning and occupying a house and lot may hold the same, or such part of it as does not exceed $500 in value, as a homestead exempt from attachment, except for the satisfaction of liens for labour or material, by filing in the registry of deeds a certificate stating his desire for such an exemption, provided he is not the owner of an exempted lot purchased from the state; and the exemption may be continued during the widowhood of his widow or the minority of his children.

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  • Another long minority followed his death, during which his brother Otto, bishop of Utrecht, acted as guardian to his nephew William II.

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  • All but the minority of the Gothic period (among which the canopied tombs of Edmund Crouchback and Aymer de Valence, in the sanctuary, are notable) appear incongruous in a Gothic setting.

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  • During the minority of his nephew Alphonso VIII.

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  • In general, when the educated minority and the common people differ about the merit of a book, the opinion of the educated minority finally prevails.

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  • The Pilgrim's Progress is perhaps the only book about which the educated minority has come over to the opinion of the common people.

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  • In fact, the bill was called for by the glaring anomalies in the distribution of seats by which a minority of voters in the country districts returned a majority of members, and it left the towns still inadequately represented.

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  • He accused ministers of violating two fundamental conditions of representative government: that the Ministry should not ride roughshod over the minority, and that they should make no vital change till it was clearly desired by the majority of the people.

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  • His minority ended in 1767, and his first act was the expulsion of the Jesuits.

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  • Above all, his polemic is directed against the dying heresies of the 3rd century; and he writes with an absence of constraint which is not the language of one who lives amidst violent controversies or who is conscious of being in a minority.

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  • A lad named Sobhuza, born about 1898, was selected as paramount chief, Naba Tsibeni, his grandmother, being confirmed as regent during his minority.

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  • He took a prominent part in the government of Germany during the minority of King Henry IV., and was the leader of the party which in 1062 seized the person of Henry, and deprived his mother, the empress Agnes, of power.

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  • Speaking broadly the development was from rigour to indulgence, and the three schisms referred to voiced the protests of the puritan minority.

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  • It must also be remembered that in the greater part of the land which they possessed the Danes were but a small minority of the population.

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  • The hand of a strong man was still needed to keep the peace in the newly-constituted realm of all England, and the evils of a minority were not long in showing themselves.

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  • The factions which had prevailed during the reign of Edward the Martyr seem to have continued to rage during his brothers minority, yet iEthelreds earliest years were his least disastrous.

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  • But he made head against it with the aid of mercenary bands, the loyal minority of the barons, and the shire-levies of his English subjects.

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  • The moment that he had got rid of the honest and capable old justiciar Hubert de Burgh, who had pacified the country during his minority, and set the machinery of government once more in regular order, Henry gave himself over to fostering horde after horde of foreign favorites.

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  • Hence it came to pass that in the campaign of 264 Simon was supported by a minority only of the baronial class, and the The kings army was the larger.

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  • The three years regency of Isabella, during the minority of Edward III., formed a disgraceful episode in the history of Regency of England.

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  • He Richards wished to restore the royal powers which had slipped ~ into the hands of the council and parliament during his minority, and had small doubts of his capacity to restore it.

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  • But the Lollards were a feeble and helpless minority; they no longer produced writers, organizers or missionaries.

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  • It Qioucester was clear that there would be a long minority, and proclaims that the only possible claimants for the regency were himself the queen and Richard of Gloucester.

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  • He left a council of sixteen to rule during his sons minority.

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  • But the members who favored the king, and who formed a considerable minority, wished to see a certain liberty of religious thought, together with a return under a modified Episcopacy to the forms of worship which prevailed before Laud had taken the church in hand.

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  • The Puritans themselves were but a minority, and of that STRAFFORD; HAMPDEN; PYM; GREAT REBELLION: CROMWELL, &c.

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  • minority considerable numbers disliked the Iree liberty accorded to the sects.

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  • They were known to be only a comparatively small minority of the population, and though they had been cruelly persecuted, they had suffered without a thought of resistance- Dread of the dissenters, therefore, had become a mere chimaera, which only those could entertain whose minds were influenced by prejudice.

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  • His Letters concerning Toleration laid down the principle which had been maintained by Cromwell, with a wider application than was possible in days when the state was in the hands of a mere minority only able to maintain itself in power by constant and suspicious vigilance.

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  • If the danger of French invasion was a reality, it was so mainly owing to the deplorable condition of Ireland, where the The Act natural disaffection of the Roman Catholic majority of Union of the populationdeprived of political and many with d social rights, and exposed to the insults and oppression ft an of a Protestant minority corrupted by centuries of ascendancyinvited the intervention of a foreign enemy.

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  • He saw that to establish peace in Ireland the Roman Catholics would have to be enfranchised; he realized that to enfranchise them in a separated Ireland would be to subject the proud Protestant minority to an impossible domination, and to establish not peace but war.

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  • It was a bribe little likely to appeal to the Protestant minority which constituted the Irish parliament, and to them other inducements had to be offered if the scheme was to be carried through.

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  • For the third time in his career Lord Derby undertook the formidable task of conducting the government of the country Lord with only a minority of the House of Commons to nerbys support him.

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  • Chief among these was the fact that e~emh the Established Church in Ireland was the church of only a minority of the people.

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  • Attention was drawn in the House of Commons to the insufficient supply of cordite provided by the war office, and the Housenotwithstanding the assurance of the war minister (Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman) that the supply was adequateplaced the government in a minority.

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  • A final remainder under the marquess's settlement brought back castle and lands on the failure in 1553 of the heirs male of the body of Henry VII., and Henry, Lord Berkeley, had special livery of them in his minority.

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  • On this very point of reform the nation was already divided into two parties, though only the minority held with Szechenyi.

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  • The marsupials also attain their maximum development in Australia (" Notogaea " of the distributionists), extending, however, as far west as Celebes and the Moluccas, although in these islands they form an insignificant minority among an extensive placental fauna, being represented only by the cuscuses (Phalanger), a group unknown in either Papua or Australia.

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  • His first term as governor, during which he seems to have been extremely popular with the majority of the colonists, was notable principally for his Berkeley religious intolerance and his expulson of the Puritans, who were in a great minority.

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  • The more rationalistic minority thereupon formed the Free Religious Association, "to encourage the scientific study of theology and to increase fellowship in the spirit."

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  • Its followers were still a minority in the House of Commons; an angry Reform agitation was going on; an ingenious resolution founded on the demand for an enlarged franchise serviceable to Liberals might extinguish the new government almost immediately; and it is pretty evident that the Tory leaders took office meaning to seek a cure for this desperate weakness by wholesale extension of the suffrage.

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  • It turned on the successive schisms in the ruling minority.

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  • During his minority he was placed under the regency, first of his mother and latterly of his uncle, Dom Pedro.

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  • During the protracted minority she administered the affairs of the duchy with the greatest prudence, strengthening its resources and improving its position in spite of the troubles of the Seven Years' War.

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  • These causes reduced the Episcopalians, who included at the Revolution a large section of the people, to what is now, save in a few corners of the west and north-east of Scotland, a small minority.

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  • The second brother Edmund (c. 1472-1513), succeeded his father while still in his minority.

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  • He tried to retrieve his position in the country, and succeeded in a great measure, by granting a very liberal constitution (January 1889, or Dec. 1888 O.S.) at a time when all agitation for a new constitution had been given up. Then, to the great astonishment of the Servians and of his Russian enemies, King Milan voluntarily abdicated, placing the government of the country in the hands of a regency during the minority of his only son Alexander, whom he proclaimed king of Servia on the 6th of March 1889.

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  • The leading man of the regency was Jovan Ristich, who had already been regent during the minority of King Milan (1868-1871).

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  • Plans of further conquest in Morocco, resulting in 1437 in the disastrous attack upon Tangier, and followed in 1438 by the death of King Edward (Duarte) and the domestic troubles of the earlier minority of Affonso V., now interrupted Atlantic and African exploration down to 1441, except only in the Azores.

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  • The infante's share in home politics was considerable, especially in the years of Affonso V.'s minority (1438, &c.) when he helped to make his elder brother Pedro regent, reconciled him with the queen-mother, and worked together with them both in a council of regency.

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  • "In a word, we object to all legislation, all authority, and all influence, privileged, patented, official and legal, even when it has proceeded from universal suffrage, convinced that it must always turn to the profit of a dominating and exploiting minority, against the interests of the immense majority enslaved."

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  • Bishop Fabian suffered martyrdom in January 250, and, when Cornelius was elected his successor in March or April 251, Novatian objected on account of his known laxity on the above-mentioned point of discipline, and allowed himself to be consecrated bishop by the minority who shared his views.

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  • In this reign too was passed the statute of Kilkenny (q.v.), a confession by the crown that obedient subjects were the minority.

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  • A committee on the Irish Land Acts was closured at the end of July by the casting vote of the chairman, Mr Morley, and the minority refused to join in the report.

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  • The report - or rather the collection of minority reports - gave some countenance to those who held that Ireland was overtaxed, and there was a strong agitation on the subject, in which some Irish Unionists joined without perceiving the danger of treating the two islands as " separate entities."

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  • As in Servia, there is practically no middle class between the peasants and the educated minority; and the commercial element consists to a great extent of foreigners, especially Germans, Hungarians, Italians and Jews.

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  • In 1396 homage was rendered to him in Denmark and Sweden likewise, Margaret reserving to herself the office of regent during his minority.

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  • Upon thes~ peoples it was that the conquering minority of Celts or Gauls imposed themselves, to be succeeded at a later date by the Roman aristocracy.

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  • His death and the minority of his sons, Hugh Capet and Eudes, gave the Carolingian dynasty thirty years more of life.

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  • was only supported by a certain number of the Calvinists and by the Catholic minority of the Politiques, who, however, gradually induced the rest of the nation to rally round the only legitimate prince.

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  • Richelieu had been able to surmount these difficulties because he governed in the name of a king of full age, and against isolated adversaries; while Mazarin had the latter against Richelicu him in a coalition which had lasted ten years, with aria, the further disadvantages of his foreign origin and a royal minority at a time when every one was sick of government by ministers.

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  • The Directory, then, was in a minority in the country, and had to be ever on the alert against faction; all possible methods seemed legitimate, and during two years appeared Struggle successful.

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  • The Moslem inhabitants, being in a minority, have often shown themselves fanatical and turbulent.

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  • This revival of Church and monastic influence began during the reign of Alphonso XII., 1877-1885, and considerably increased afterwards under the regency of Queen Christina, during the long minority of Alphonse XIII., the godson of Pope Leo XIII.

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  • On the part of the Arabs, who, though a small minority of the invaders, were the ruling element, there was a marked absence of proselytizing zeal.

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  • When we are told of the freedom of Aragon, it is well to remember that it was enjoyed only by the small minority who were personally free and also privileged: by the citizens of the towns which had charterscalled in Aragon the Universidadesthe nobles, the gentry and the Church.

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  • dinand IV.), whose long minority was an anarchy, tempered by the courage and the tact of his mother, Maria de Molina.

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  • He recovered all the immense grants of crown lands and rents, impounded by the nobles during his minority.

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  • The first years of the minority of his infant son, John II.

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  • of France, the troubles of the minority and reign of Louis XIII.

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  • Aided by the disorders of the minority of Louis XIV., she struggled on till the peace of the Pyrenees in 1659, by which Roussillon was ceded to France.

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  • During his minority the government was directed by his mother and her successive favorites, the German Jesuit Nithard and the Granadine adventurer Fernando de Valenzuela.

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  • Mr Chamberlain then called a general meeting on his own responsi bility in February, when a new constitution was proposed; and in May, at the annual meeting of the Liberal-Unionist council, the free-food Unionists, being in a minority, retired, and the association was reorganized under Mr Chamberlain's auspices, Lord Lansdowne and Lord Selborne (both of them cabinet ministers) becoming vice-presidents.

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  • During the spring and summer of 1905 Mr Chamberlain's more active supporters were in favour of forcing a dissolution by leaving the government in a minority, but he himself preferred to leave matters to take their course, so long as the prime minister was content to be publicly identified with the policy of eventually fighting on tariff reform lines.

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  • When the revolution broke out in the following year he offered to bring the peasants of Schonhausen to Berlin in order to defend the king against the revolutionary party, and in the last meeting of the estates voted in a minority of two against the address thanking the king for granting a constitution.

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  • died in 780, leaving a widow, Irene, of Athenian birth, who seized the opportunity presented by the minority of her ten-year-old son Constantine VI.

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  • Towards the close of 1885 the French-Canadian mind was greatly agitated over the execution of Louis Riel, leader of the north-west rebellion, and in consequence of the attitude of Mercier on this question the Liberal minority in the Legislative Assembly, which had been reduced to fifteen, rapidly gained strength, until at the general elections held in October 1886 the province was carried in the Liberal interest.

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  • The system of representation had sometimes put in power a political party representing a minority of the voters: in 1878, 1884, 1886, 1888 and 1890 the Democratic candidates for state executive offices received a plurality vote; but, as a majority was not obtained, these elections were referred to the general assembly, and the Republican party in control of the lower house secured the election of its candidates; in 1901 constitutional amendments were adopted making a plurality vote sufficient for election, increasing the number of senatorial districts, and stipulating that " in forming them regard shall be had " to population.

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  • His minority came to an end in 1066.

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  • of France in 1591; but he refused to aid the United Provinces, or even to give assistance to his eldest son, Joachim Frederick, administrator of the archbishopric of Magdeburg, whose claim to sit and vote in the imperial diet was contested, or to his grandson, John George, whose election to the bishopric of Strassburg was opposed by a Roman Catholic minority in the chapter.

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  • These were the chief printed media of his anti-Government propaganda; but he took every advantage of public activities, such as membership of the local municipality and the organizing of Shivaji and Ganpati celebrations, to work upon the prejudices and passions both of the masses and of the educated minority.

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  • His widow was left regent during the minority of his son Pandolfo, who was nicknamed Pandolfaccio on account of his evil nature.

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  • Last year ethnic minority officers rebelled against the Met, urging a boycott of recruitment campaigns.

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  • ethnic minority adolescents and the use of community mental health services.

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  • But for a very considerable minority, it was the greatest imaginable affront.

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  • However, from 1933 the minority ' Sudeten ' German population increasingly agitated for incorporation into Hitler's Reich.

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  • The report does note a minority of intelligence analysts believes the tubes are for conventional weapons, not a nuclear program.

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  • annals of Rheumatic diseases (accepted for publication) Musculoskeletal pain in ethnic minority communities.

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  • Only a minority of the population lives in the rural and mostly arable countryside.

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  • Long term use A small minority of people with severe asthma need to take steroid tablets for a longer period.

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  • Only the Tories and a tiny minority of the labor MPs would support a war without explicit UN authorization.

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  • Participants will include youths, adults and key workers with ethnic minority backgrounds from groups, organizations and networks throughout Edinburgh.

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  • In my view it's best never to give bigots who preach hatred against a minority a platform anywhere, whatever the reason.

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  • This continued until a minority of citizens, motivated by bigotry, began to drive wedges between elements in our society.

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  • Having searched all 17 of Tower Hamlet's wards we discover that native brits are a minority in no fewer than 12!

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  • Since the financial year end we have completed the buyout of the minority shareholders in the company.

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  • In 1984, he believed the opportunity to milk the cash cow feeding other minority sports was too good to miss.

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  • chancery practice extends to the equitable aspects of company law such as minority shareholders ' disputes.

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  • chaos caused by Alfonso's minority, civil war breaks out.

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  • clear understanding of this are in the minority.

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  • communityr 2005 - January 2006 We Were There For 200 years people from ethnic minority communities have fought for Britain all over the world.

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  • To make its own services more culturally competent, Diabetes UK has been reviewing its own practice in relation to minority ethnic groups.

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  • Students from ethnic minority families tend to choose vocational courses at university - law or medicine rather than English or philosophy, for instance.

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  • co-worker scheme which supports social workers and assessors when working with Black & Minority Ethnic Carers.

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  • Normally, you could not give a tinker's cuss about minority party debates.

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  • Infection with the dengue virus is not normally life-threatening, but in a minority of cases the potentially deadly dengue haemorrhagic fever ensues.

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  • They are a political minority even more despised than the Communists used to be.

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  • dictatorship of a minority as represented by the shop stewards.

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  • Convergent beam electron diffraction In many materials, the crystal structure of minority phases is not known.

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  • The incomes of ethnic minorities Some minority groups have prospered in Britain, but others remain severely disadvantaged.

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  • In a small minority of women, it has been considered to be a cause of pelvic discomfort or backache.

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  • This minority was so displeased with the elections that it decided to take no part in the rest of the elections.

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  • The minority of families where such tests may prove disruptive are not " marriages made in heaven " .

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  • dissentient minority to be bound by a consenting majority.

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  • But even tho I be in a minority, here again I think he was not what I regard as a great doer.

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  • Such finer points of Marxist dogma or strategy were confined to a minority.

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  • Under the current voting system, a single party can achieve dominance on a council despite securing a minority of the votes cast.

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  • Of course, no adjustment of borders, however Draconian, could make every minority in the Middle East happy.

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  • dwindlean>steadily dwindling minority still speak Spanish, which had at one time been an official language.

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  • Use color wisely You may have noticed that the Orwellian dystopia being filmed in Minority Report has a cold, blue feel.

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  • In addition, a tiny minority have core capital funding earmarked for adult basic skills learning.

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  • She said ethnic minority lawyers were concentrated in the lower echelons of the service, with white managers failing to promote them.

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  • The majority of decent folk or a minority of selfish egotists?

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  • A good example is residential care for black and ethnic minority elders.

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  • embattled minority " self-image more difficult to maintain.

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  • The Forum has close links with the Department for Education and Employment's Advisory Group on raising ethnic Minority Pupil Achievement.

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  • The majority of vaccinated birds did not excrete any virus, the minority excrete any virus, the minority excreted 10,000 to 100,000 times less virus than controls.

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  • Even the Warnock Committee had a minority report which regarded the human embryo as unsuitable for destructive experimentation.

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  • Minority Report is the bits and pieces of great film noir.

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  • State clearly on any advertising fliers " We welcome applications from black and minority ethnic people.

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  • A vocal minority seemed fond of the word " mission " .

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  • However, in a minority of cervical cancer cases, the HPV viral genome fails to integrate into the host genome.

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  • Do we have a special grapheme for a sound only used by a minority?

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  • Less well known was the part played in this campaign by ethnic minority groups.

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  • But the small minority of advocates boasted one particularly high-profile convert.

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  • hypocrisy of free trade Terrorizing minority communities?

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  • I appreciate that it can be said that this is an argument that the minority view is correct and is therefore impermissible.

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  • At times she seemed inclined toward the position of docetism, a minority Gnostic position which denied the physical incarnation of Jesus altogether.

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  • initial stage the revolutionary party will no doubt comprise a tiny minority.

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  • insignificant minority, American workers read only the bourgeois press.

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  • Iraq's Sunni minority was dominant under Saddam and is believed to make up the backbone of the country's insurgency.

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  • intolerant attitude toward minority, unconventional or non-traditional life styles.

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  • These groups include elderly people, young people, people with disabilities, Black and Minority Ethnic communities and rurally isolated communities.

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  • jeu d'esprit for the benefit of an educated minority?

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  • Rather, they should restrict themselves from making offensive jibes at minority ethnic groups.

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  • Such clones were a minority, compared with the number of cells with normal karyotypes in all three patients.

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  • The only minority they do n't kowtow to is country folk.

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  • ladino minority rules and imposes itself over a Maya majority.

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  • Links to sites dealing with Italian dialects and European minority languages.

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  • There is also an urgent need to appoint youth leaders from diverse minority ethnic communities to support young people.

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  • Similarly, both parties have socially libertarian tendencies, which are a minority in each party.

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  • listing of websites focusing upon career planning for students with disabilities, mature students and ethnic minority students.

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  • His godly living was regular and consistent even when he was in a minority of one and even when he was being plotted against.

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  • locker doors of some ethnic minority employees.

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  • atypical lymphocytes were present in a minority of cases.

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  • minority of the electorate.

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  • minority of respondents supported the proposal.

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  • minority of Asian voters, race is an issue.

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  • Cantle's report is the first time in an official document that the white working class is identified as an oppressed minority.

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  • The project employs qualified black mentors and also works with the most socially excluded minority racial groups such as asylum seekers and refugees.

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  • Are you a member of ASLEF who is black or from an ethnic minority?

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  • We are a tiny minority in an alien land.

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  • A sizeable minority, up to 14 per cent, reported substituting capital for labor.

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  • They champion human rights and the protection of the Kurdish minority.

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  • Only a small minority of partially sighted people have no useful sight.

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  • minority shareholder in the Volvo Car Corporation.

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  • minority shareholding in the joint venture company that it formed with CMG.

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  • minority group.

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  • minority stake.

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  • minority community would perhaps never have used their NI number.

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  • minority languages charter West Highland Free Press, April 12, 1996, 13.

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  • The balance sheet non-equity minority interest includes amounts raised from the sale of units.

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  • young people: Appropriate dedicated services for the minority of young drug misusers requiring drug treatment need to be developed.

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  • motivateomise of reward was considered to be a motivating factor in only a minority of cases.

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  • Locating the historic nation in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Mac Laughlin also examines the specificities of minority nationalisms in the nineteenth century.

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  • Unionists thus see northern nationalists as an ethnic minority within Northern Ireland, and the UK generally.

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  • Even if minority families agree to accept Arab nationality, their compliance is often only a prelude to further persecution.

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  • This included Samuel Pollard, who became the most famed missionary leader among the Flowery Miao, a minority nationality.

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  • national park's authority said it would be able to meet Government targets to attract minority groups and attract more funding.

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  • spiritual nurture The spiritual nurture of minority ethnic members as for all members needs to be carefully considered.

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  • oppressed minority.

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  • oppression of a national minority.

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  • It only takes a small minority of unsecured systems for viruses and SPAM to propagate at a lightning pace.

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  • That's not a minority pastime or a soft option.

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  • The Communists were primarily drawn from the ethnic Chinese minority of the Malay peninsula.

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  • Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from ethnic minority backgrounds and disabled people from ethnic minority backgrounds and disabled people.

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  • I am, perhaps, in a minority among socially permissive liberals in not viewing pornography as a ' victimless crime ' .

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  • persecuted minority?

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  • These include pidgins, creoles, regional dialects, minority dialects and varieties.

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  • The guarantee of minority rights is the mark of a genuinely democratic polity.

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  • Both crises have their roots in the alienation of a whole generation of our young, and especially our ethnic minority, urban poor.

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  • preach hatred against a minority a platform anywhere, whatever the reason.

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  • The percentage of ethnic minority pupils in small schools is relatively low, with few having more than 5 per cent.

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  • The basic concept of minority groups is highly questionable.

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  • For many years reformism was completely dominant and revolutionary organizations existed as a minority.

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  • The scrutiny therefore recommends that consideration is given to widening the remit of Operation Trident to include gun crimes on all minority ethnic communities.

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  • restive Kurdish minority.

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  • The minority regime retaliated by murdering over a hundred peaceful demonstrators.

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  • early retirees enjoying the good life are in a minority.

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  • However in parts of southern Ulster there remain both hipped and half-hipped roofs, although hipped roofs are in the minority.

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  • scrutinizes media practices that marginalize public interest, minority and dissenting viewpoints.

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  • seceded rather than expel the minority, and formed a new organization called the Socialist League.

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  • Christianity is an irrelevant minority sect, they argue.

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  • We work to promote the self-development of women, Particularly those from black and ethnic minority communities.

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  • Follow-up sessions: A minority of patients are offered follow-up sessions for continued guided self-help.

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  • NATO ally Turkey maintains a military presence in neighboring Iraq's northern Kurdish enclave to pursue separatists from its own Kurdish minority.

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  • The RCOG's own website mentions " psychological sequelae " which it says only a minority of women experience.

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  • For a few years, Renault was also a minority shareholder in the Volvo Car Corporation.

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  • sizable minority which needs homosexuality to be adequately covered.

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  • sociolinguistics of minority languages and indigenous peoples.

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  • spawned cult films such as Blade Runner and Minority Report.

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  • squash blossoms setting is the his character along the house minority.

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  • European Acquisition Capital have invested for a minority stake.

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  • Many scientists do not share their pro-GM stance, and molecular geneticists are but a minute minority of all scientists.

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  • stigmatized minority.

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  • strident voices of the minority who find this impossible.

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  • According to this constitution the sovereignty resides in the nation, but suffrage is restricted to married citizens over twenty-one and unmarried citizens over twenty-five years of age, not in domestic service, who can read and write, and who are the owners of real estate, or who have capital invested in business or industry, or who receive salaries or incomes proportionate in value to such real estate as investment; and as 75% of the population is classed as illiterate, and a great majority of the labouring classes is landless, badly paid, and miserably poor, it is apparent that political sovereignty in Chile is the well-guarded possession of a small minority.

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  • The dominant element in this minority is the rich landholding interest, and the constitution and the laws of the first half-century were framed for the special protection of that interest.

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  • Frederick, whose authoritative temper was at once offended by the independent tone of the Arnoldist party, concluded with the pope a treaty of alliance (October 16, 1152) of such a nature that the Arnoldists were at once put in a minority in the Roman government; and when the second successor of Eugenius III., the energetic and austere Adrian IV.(the Englishman, Nicholas Breakspear), placed Rome under an interdict, the senate, already rudely shaken, submitted, and Arnold was forced to fly into Campania (1155).

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  • Many members of the clergy, particularly those of the higher ranks, have very liberal ideas and are in favor of progress and reforms so long as they are not against the shar, or divine law; but, unfortunately, they form the minority.

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  • The rebuke infuriated the Conservative deputies, who, protesting against Crispis words in the name of the sacred memories of their party, precipitated a division and placed the cabinet in a minority.

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  • declares that money borrowed from the Jews shall not bear interest during a minority.

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  • The monarchical principle was shaken to its foundations by the English revolution of 1688; it was shattered by the French revolution of 1789; and though it survives as a political force, more or less strongly, in most European countries, "monarchists," in the strict sense of the word, are everywhere a small and dwindling minority.

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  • John Sigismund was recognized as independent prince of Transylvania and of sixteen adjacent Hungarian counties, Queen Isabella to act as regent during his minority.

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  • But as the immigrants were of very different foreign nationalities, the country became a collection of heterogeneous ethnical elements, amid which the ruling Magyar race formed only a minority.

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  • Thus, with the succession uncertain, with the Turk at the very door, with the prospect, dismal at the best, of a long minority, the political outlook was both embarrassing and perilous.

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  • But Thurzo was the last Protestant palatine, and, on his death, the Catholics, at the diet of Sopron (1625), where they dominated the Upper Chamber, and had a large minority in the Lower, were able to elect Count Miklos Esterhazy in Thurz6's stead.

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  • His successor, Kalman Szell, obtained an immense but artificial Szell, majority by a fresh fusion of parties, and the minority pledged itself to grant an indemnity for the extra parliamentary financial decrees rendered necessary by Hungary's understanding with Austria, as well as to cease from obstruction.

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  • On the reassembling of the diet, Count Albert Apponyi was elected speaker, and the minority seemed disposed to let the government try to govern.

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  • the king, weary of the tactics of a minority which for years had terrorized every majority and prevented the government from exercising its proper constitutional functions, had resolved to show the Magyars that he was prepared to rule unconstitu 1 The Austrian court resented especially the decree proclaiming national mourning for Louis Kossuth, though no minister was present at the funeral.

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  • The irreconcilable minority, recognizing this, exhausted all the resources of " technical obstruction " in order to reduce the government to impotence, a task made easy by the absurd standing-rules of the House which enabled any single member to block a measure.

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  • Universal suffrage had already been adopted in the Cis-leithan half of the monarchy; it was an obvious policy to propose it for Hungary also, and thus, by an appeal to the non-Magyar Kristoffy's majority, to reduce the irreconcilable Magyar minority Universal to reason.

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  • A trial of strength took place between him and Mr de Justh, the champion of the extreme demands in the matter of Hungarian financial and economic autonomy; on the 7th of November rival banquets were held, one at Mako, Justh's constituency, over which he presided, one at Budapest with Kossuth in the chair; the attendance at each foreshadowed the outcome of the general meeting of the party held at Budapest on the 11th, when Kossuth found himself in a minority of 46.

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  • Special linguistic and other privileges were assured to the Italian minority in the Dalmatian towns, but no corresponding charter was granted to the four to five hundred thousand Slovenes and Croats annexed to Italy.

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  • On her death-bed Anne, very unwillingly and only at his urgent entreaty, appointed him regent during the minority of the baby emperor, Ivan VI.

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  • The minority who had taken an active part in the revolt were arrested on a charge of murder, and the others were liberated.

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  • The Moderates were in a minority in the chamber of 1815, but Decazes persuaded Louis XVIII.

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  • While his colleague Tolstoi would have raised Elizabeth Petrovna to the throne, Menshikov set up the youthful Peter II., son of the tsarevich Alexius, with himself as dictator during the prince's minority.

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  • The most lucrative of the lord's rights were wardship and marriage, but the feudal theory of these also was non-economic. The fief fell into the hands of the lord, and he enjoyed its revenues during the minority of the heir, because the minor could not perform the duties by which it was held.

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  • In 1913 his party was in a minority in the Lower House and he therefore resigned in favour of Mr. (afterwards Sir) Joseph Cook; but at the special election of Aug.

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  • In the critical division which ensued Gladstone voted with the government, who were left in a minority.

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  • The House divided, and the government were left in a minority of nineteen.

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  • The queen sent for Disraeli, who declined to take office in a minority of the House of Commons, so Gladstone was compelled to resume.

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  • His words were taken from sources so classical as to be intelligible to only the highly educated minority.

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  • From 1727 to 1750 he was bishop of Lubeck, and administrator of Holstein-Kiel during the minority of Duke Charles Peter Ulrich, afterwards Peter III.

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  • He procured the election of his son Andrew as prince of Pskov, and a powerful minority of the citizens of the republic of Novgorod held the balance in his favour against the Muscovite influence, but his ascendancy in both these commercial centres was at the best precarious.

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  • The consequent minority of men has been destructive of the sexual morality of the women, which formerly stood high.

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  • Though proclaimed king, he was regarded as a mere name by the unruly nobles to whom a minority was convenient.

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  • In the new Chamber of 1816 Villele found his party in a minority, but his personal authority nevertheless increased.

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  • Wars and civil commotions occupied the period of his minority and Savoy lost Freiburg and many other territories.

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  • The latter's minority was passed under the regency of his H.

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  • Such Italian as is spoken by the lingering minority has marked divergences of pronunciation and inflexion from the language of Rome and Florence.

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  • On the death of Rohan the French knights disagreed as to the selection of his successor, and a minority were able to elect, in 1797, a German of weak character, Ferdinand Hompesch, as the last Grand Master to rule in Malta.

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  • In the Assembly, to which he was returned in 1791 by the department of Seine-et-Marne, he voted generally with the minority, and his views being obviously too moderate for his colleagues he resigned in 1792 and was soon after arrested on suspicion of being a reactionary.

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  • During his minority his grandmother Queen Catherine and his great uncle the Cardinal Prince Henry acted jointly as regents.

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  • During the minority of Henry VI.

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  • On the death of Francis (5th of December 1560), Catherine became regent during the minority of her second son, Charles IX., and now found before her a career worthy of the most soaring ambition.

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  • During his minority the kingdom of Buganda was governed by regents.

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  • His influence in the estate of the clergy, however, was cast against the union of the three estates in a single assembly, and he voted in the minority of his order which in the middle of June opposed the merging of the clergy in the National Assembly.

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  • The situation was critical, for the hard-won domains of the house of Capet seemed likely to fall to pieces during a minority.

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  • As they formed only a minority in the diet, they could only draw up a protest, which was signed by John Frederick of Saxony, Philip of Hesse, and fourteen of the three towns, including Strassburg, Nuremberg and Ulm.

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  • Their population is divided between a white minority, among whom there are to be found strains of Indian blood, and a coloured majority, sometimes docile and industrious, sometimes mere savages.

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  • The president had undertaken to coerce his own party to do something against its will, and it was only by the aid of the Republican minority that the passage of the repealing bill was at last made possible (October 30th).

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  • regere, to rule), one who rules or governs, especially one who acts temporarily as an administrator of the realm during the minority or incapacity of the king.

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  • "In judgment of law the king, as king, cannot be said to be a minor, for when the royal body politic of the king doth meet with the natural capacity in one person the whole body shall have the quality of the royal politic, which is the greater and more worthy and wherein is no minority.

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  • Thus by an act of 1542 the earl of Arran was declared regent during the minority of Mary.

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  • Their consent was necessary for the marriage of a successor to the crown during minority.

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  • During his minority the empire was governed by his mother Theodora, who in spite of several defeats inflicted upon her generals maintained the frontiers against the Saracens of Bagdad and Crete.

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  • Although the government of which he thus became a member held office for only ten months, being placed in a hopeless minority on making an appeal to the country, Macdonald from this time forward took a position of constantly increasing weight in his party.

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  • These German demands, which were exactly analogous to those formerly put forward by the Czechs, so long as they were still in a minority, now roused violent opposition among the latter.

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  • A constitutional amendment pro viding for minority representation in the House of Representatives was rejected in 1889 by a large popular vote.

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  • This resulted in rending the colony into two irreconcilable factions, and in October 1856 Cabet with the minority (172) withdrew to St Louis, Mo., where he died on the 8th of November.

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  • It is true that they do not include the whole even of the ecclesiastical literature of the sub-apostolic age, not to mention what remains of Gnostic and other minority types.

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  • At the general election of 1841 the Whigs returned in a minority of seventy-six, and Lord Melbourne was defeated on the Address and resigned.

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  • de Giers found himself in an unpopular minority.

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  • During his minority the empire was ably ruled by the praetorian prefect Anthemius and Pulcheria, who became her brother's guardian in 414.

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  • When about 1439 Queen Jane was married to Sir James Stewart, the knight of Lorne, Livingstone obtained the custody of the young king, whose minority was marked by fierce hostility between the Douglases and the Crichtons, with Livingstone first on one side and then on the other.

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  • Nowhere were the nations Christian, but the Christian faith was everywhere accepted by a not insignificant minority.

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  • Here too the Arab conquest (641) put an end to the oppression of the native Christians by the Greek minority; but this did not afford the Coptic church any possibility of vigorous development.

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  • Of German towns in Czechoslovakia (most of them with a considerable Czechoslovak minority), Liberec (Reichenberg), and Jablonec (Gablonz), are important industrial centres.

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  • In towns and districts in which there lives a considerable section (20% or more) of citizens speaking a language other than Czechoslovak, schools are to be provided, the instruction to be imparted in the language of that minority.

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  • Such a minority has also a right to a proportionate amount of the funds set aside by the State or by the local authorities for purposes of education, religion or philanthropy.

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  • The courts of justice and the public offices are also required to pay due regard in respect of language to the desires of a minority which numbers at least 20% of the inhabitants of the locality.

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  • Not only was there in 1918-21 a sharp contrast in policy between the Czechoslovaks and the minority races living within the republic - the Germans and the Magyars - but each nationality was split up into a multiplicity of factions.

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  • Neither a turbulent minority, nor the neglect of an absentee king; neither the revival of separatist tendencies in Lithuania, nor the outbreaks of aristocratic lawlessness in Poland, could do more than shake the superstructure of the imposing edifice.

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  • He was crowned, as Augustus II., on the 15th of September 1697, and his first act was to expel from the country the prince of Conti, the elect of a respectable minority, directed by the cardinal primate Michal Radziejowski (1645-1705), whom Augustus II.

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  • Equally disastrous to the state was the identification of the king's administration with one party in the church, and that with the party in an immense minority not only in the nation but even among the clergy themselves.

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  • After a visit to England on business in connexion with the cotton trade, which was not successful and brought on him excommunication from his caste, he was appointed in 1874 to administer a native state in Kathiawar during the minority of the chief; and there he died in August 1875.

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  • The district was mainly inhabited by peasants; it contained few important towns, and the bourgeois were but a feeble minority.

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  • In May 1275 the party of Marie secured for Philip, the king's second son, the hand of Jeanne, the heiress of Navarre and Champagne, along with the guardianship of the kingdom of Navarre during the minority of Jeanne.

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  • The system of representation that, with the rapid growth of population in the north-east sections, especially in the city of Baltimore, placed the government in the hands of a decreasing minority also began to be attacked about this time; but the fear of that minority which represented the tobacco-raising and slave-holding counties of south Maryland, with respect to the attitude of the majority toward slavery prevented any changes until 1837, when the opposition awakened by the enthusiasm over internal improvements effected the adoption of amendments which provided for the election of the governor and senators by a direct vote of the people, a slight increase in the representation of the city of Baltimore and the larger counties, and a slight decrease in that of the smaller counties.

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  • nevertheless, in his last will, appointed De la Gardie grand-chancellor and a member of the council of regency which ruled Sweden during the minority of Charles XI.

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  • But the main features of the budget were adhered to, and eventually passed the House of Commons on the 4th of November, in spite of the persistent opposition of the scanty Unionist minority.

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  • He was one of the regents of Scotland during the minority of Alexander III., but in 1255 was deprived of this office and his lands forfeited for treason.

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  • He entered the Holstein-Gottorp service, and after the death of the duchess Hedwig Sophia, Charles XII.'s sister, became very influential during the minority of her son Duke Charles Frederick.

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  • Everett was a member of nearly all the most important select committees, such as those on the Indian relations of the state of Georgia, the Apportionment Bill, and the Bank of the United States, and drew the report either of the majority or the minority.

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  • In the chamber he was in a minority, since genuine Republicans of all varieties began to see what his success would mean, and his actions were accordingly directed to keeping the public gaze upon himself.

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  • Among the pure whites - who were practically all of Spanish extraction - there were two well-defined classes, the Gachupines or chapetones, Spaniards born in Europe, said, to be so named in allusion to their spurs, from Aztec words meaning " prickers with the foot," and the native-born or creoles: the former, though a small minority, had almost all the higher positions both in the public services and in commerce.

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  • Now and then the old passions broke out: in September 1898 an absurd attempt to assassinate President Diaz was made by a countryman named Arroyo, but discontent with Diaz's rule was apparently confined to a small minority.'

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  • The surviving wife or husband and the minor children, if any, may occupy the homestead right during the minority of the children, and the surviving wife or husband is entitled to the right during the remainder of her or his lifetime.

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  • Practically they are selected by caucuses of the majority and minority parties.

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  • Nevertheless, the system here described, being an election by states, is not the same thing as a general popular vote over the union, for it sometimes happens that a person is chosen president who has received a minority of the popular vote cast.

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  • The cry was easily raised by the Conservative minority that this was to vote reward for rebellion.

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  • Others Followed The Example Of The Jews, And Adhered To The 4Th Of The Moon; But These, As Usually Happened To The Minority, Were Accounted Heretics, And Received The Appellation Of Quartodecimans.

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  • These three currents combined to produce the three fundamental ideas of Bolshevism: the conquest of society by the proletariat class, the power of revolutionary instinct and the dictatorship of a compact minority.

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  • The State's Rights men were in a minority; nevertheless under their active and persistent leader, William L.

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  • The Mahratta troops were defeated simultaneously at Maharajpur and Punniar (December 29), with the result that the Gwalior government signed a treaty ceding territory with revenue sufficient for the maintenance of a contingent force to be stationed at the capital, and limiting the future strength of the Gwalior army, while a council of regency was appointed during the minority to act under the resident's advice.

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  • During his minority the state was administered for eight years by a council of regency.

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  • In 1226 he was appointed chancellor by the council governing during the minority of Henry III.; and when the king in 1236 demanded the return of the great seal, Neville refused to surrender it, on the ground that only the authority that had appointed him to the office had power to deprive him of it.

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  • A third party proposed a regency during the minority of the heir-apparent, Princess Kaiulani, but in her absence this scheme found few supporters.

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  • Though the Scottish Churches Bill, the Unemployed Bill and the Aliens Bill were passed, a complete fiasco occurred over the redistribution proposals, which pleased nobody and had to be withdrawn owing to a blunder as to procedure; and though on the 17th of July a meeting of the party at the foreign office resulted in verbal assurances of loyalty, only two days later the government was caught in a minority of four on the estimates for the Irish Land Commission.

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  • Being in a miserable minority in parliament (1S7 Unionists against 379 Liberals, 51 Labour members, and 83 Nationalists), some form of consolidation among the Unionists was immediately necessary, and negotiations took place between Mr Balfour and Mr Chamberlain which resulted in the patching up of an agreement (expressed in a correspondence dated February 14th), and its confirmation at a meeting of the party at Lansdowne House a few days later.

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  • They won back over a hundred seats, returning 273 strong, but were still in a minority, the Liberals numbering 275, Labour members 40, and Irish Nationalists 82.

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  • On the other hand, the great opportunity now open to the papacy on its spiritual side, is proved by the growing respect in which it has been held since 1870 in the English-speaking countries, where Roman Catholics are in a minority and their Church is in no sense established.

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  • His minority, 1272-1277, was an alternation of palace revolutions and civil wars, in the course of which his brave Kumanian mother Elizabeth barely contrived to keep the upper hand.

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  • Minority representation is.

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  • 1 The constitution of 1873 made provision for minority representation as follows: " Whenever two judges of the supreme court are At present supreme court judges serve for twenty-one years and are ineligible for re-election.

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  • The three commissioners and the three auditors in each county are chosen by the same limited vote process as the supreme-court judges, thus allowing a representation to the minority party.

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  • It increased the number of senators and representatives, created the office of lieutenant-governor, substituted biennial for annual sessions of the legislature, introduced minority representation in the choice of the higher judiciary and of the county commissioners and auditors and provided (as had an amendment adopted in 1850) for the election of all judges by popular vote.

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  • The person next in consideration to the two great lamas is the regent, who is an ecclesiastic appointed during the minority of each Dalai lama.

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  • During the minority of the fifth (really the third) Dalai Lama, when the Mongol king Tengir To, under the pretext of supporting the religion, intervened in the affairs of the country, the Pan-ch'en Lo-sang Ch'o-kyi Gyal-ts'ang lama obtained the withdrawal of the invaders by the payment of a heavy war indemnity, and then applied for help to the first Manchu emperor of China, who had just ascended the throne.

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  • Some of his worst actions as a politician were due to a sincere, though exaggerated, gratitude for the support which the Papacy had given him during his minority.

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  • Turner's article on the king's minority in Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, New Series, vol.

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  • When in 1747 "the Associate Synod," by a narrow majority, decided not to give full immediate effect to a judgment which had been passed in the previous year against the lawfulness of the "Burgess Oath," Gib led the protesting minority, who separated from their brethren and formed the Antiburgher Synod (April loth) in his own house in Edinburgh.

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  • By the common law, if a villein were made a knight he was thereby enfranchised and accounted a gentleman, and if a person under age and in wardship were knighted both his minority and wardship terminated.

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  • He was only six years of age when he received the title of Augustus, and during his minority the conduct of affairs was in the hands of his mother, who purposely neglected his education.

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  • Personally a devout Catholic and opposed in principle to the spread of sectarianism in Poland, Sigismund was nevertheless too wise and just to permit the persecution of non-Catholics;' and in Lithuania, where a fanatical Catholic minority of magnates dominated the senate, he resolutely upheld the rights of his Orthodox subjects.

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  • Three days after this discovery Lord Lindsay, Lord Ruthven and Sir Robert Melville were despatched to Lochleven, there to obtain the queen's signature to an act of abdication in favour of her son, and another appointing Murray regent during his minority.

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  • The majority of the Brethren out of Plymouth supported Darby, but a minority remained with Newton.

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  • The title of the sovereign is king of Bavaria, that of his presumptive heir is crown-prince of Bavaria, and during the minority or incapacity of the sovereign a regency is declared, which is vested in the nearest male agnate capable of ascending the throne.

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  • Therefore Aldo's marriage combined two important publishing firms. Henceforth the names Aldus and Asolanus were associated on the title pages of the Aldine publications; and after Aldo's death in 1515, Andrea and his two sons carried on the business during the minority of Aldo's children.

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  • After receiving a good education, he undertook the government of Austria in 1 4 11, and succeeded, with the aid of his advisers, in ridding the duchy of the evils which had arisen during his minority.

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