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nature Sentence Examples

  • It was in his nature, and it was something that wasn't going to change.

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  • This is your nature, you just don't know it yet.

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  • Does my independent nature trouble you?

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  • . .but mild snooping was second nature to him, so he began to poke around Joseph Dawkins's room.

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  • The tall trees were draped in a white robe that had drifted to the earth, not snarled their way downward like the wind driven Eastern storms where snow was a dirty word, not the magical hush that mother nature bestowed on the mountains of the west.

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  • Nature was at her peak, blending the wild blooms with various shades of green.

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  • It is intermediate in its nature between land and sky.

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  • Part of it was simply his nature - and that part was sweet and selfless.

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  • Sulphur is of an oily and fiery nature; in combination with salt by its fiery nature it arouses a desire in the latter by means of which it attracts mercury, seizes it, holds it, and in combination produces other bodies.

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  • Stymieing her sunny nature now was a small sacrifice compared to seeing it snuffed forever.

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  • If Rhyn can learn to overcome his nature, she can to.

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  • Every deity has a different nature and source for their magic.

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  • He knows Nature but as a robber.

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  • It is not in your nature to care for anything beyond you, she said, frown deepening.

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  • I have studied human nature for the entirety of my existence.

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  • But I cannot imagine who made Mother Nature, can you?

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  • The highway department would periodically close the road and, using explosive devices, create slides in a controlled condition, lessening the chance for a surprising and perhaps deadly run loosed by nature on the unsuspecting below.

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  • By nature, he didn't smile, but would he turn away from her or tolerate her?

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  • It's the hunter that throws nature out of balance, selecting only the best game.

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  • Nature found a way to prevent that.

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  • Besides, his volatile nature was as interesting as his spontaneous moods.

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  • The tourists were left below and Dean was alone save the sounds of nature on the rocky rutted path as his Jeep's tires clawed upward.

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  • He just wished his stepfather would be more forthcoming about the nature of his concern so he'd know how to help.

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  • But then he pictured his beautiful wife, her unfailingly sweet and kind nature, and refused his mind's picture of her kneeling there in the snow, calmly sawing Shipton's rope until it parted, plunging him to his bloody death.

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  • In the very nature of things, articulation is an unsatisfactory means of education; while the use of the manual alphabet quickens and invigorates mental activity, since through it the deaf child is brought into close contact with the English language, and the highest and most abstract ideas may be conveyed to the mind readily and accurately.

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  • The town of Ouray was so oblivious to these frequent winter gifts from Mother Nature that snow caused not a hitch in the local activities.

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  • The town of Ouray was so oblivious to these frequent winter gifts from Mother Nature that snow caused not a hitch in the local activities.

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  • If a plant cannot live according to its nature, it dies; and so a man.

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  • It calmed her to recall how beautiful and different nature was at night.

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  • They give me a new sense of the variety and capacity of that nature which is our common dwelling.

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  • I tasted them out of compliment to Nature, though they were scarcely palatable.

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  • She needed the time to herself and hoped the connection to nature helped clear her head.

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  • This change could have occurred in nature; given enough monkeys and typewriters, it would eventually occur in nature.

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  • If, then, we would indeed restore mankind by truly Indian, botanic, magnetic, or natural means, let us first be as simple and well as Nature ourselves, dispel the clouds which hang over our own brows, and take up a little life into our pores.

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  • Even so, Rhyn.s flaws stemmed from his nature of being a half-demon.

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  • I'm as curious by nature as the next person, probably even more so, but to answer your question; no.

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  • No yard! but unfenced nature reaching up to your very sills.

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  • Fallen man has retained a love of idleness, but the curse weighs on the race not only because we have to seek our bread in the sweat of our brows, but because our moral nature is such that we cannot be both idle and at ease.

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  • "Yes.  We both saw something in him that she didn't.  He's fortunate to have someone like you, who would give her life for him.  You are exactly what he needs to balance his nature," Gabe continued.

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  • If anything, he seemed absolutely sure of himself and what he wanted, even if his nature didn't allow him to control his own wild talents.

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  • We're just beginning to understand their impact on nature and the universe.

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  • I go and come with a strange liberty in Nature, a part of herself.

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  • Violence and command weren't second nature to Darkyn; they were his first.

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  • Your nature is too … pure.

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  • Violence and command weren't second nature to Darkyn; they were his first.

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  • He was vindictive by nature and—this is the 'guess' part—he cut his line and left my knife which he'd picked up from his wife's room.

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  • Tell me something that Father Nature does.

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  • She had met with the expression Mother Nature in the course of her reading, and for a long time she was in the habit of ascribing to Mother Nature whatever she felt to be beyond the power of man to accomplish.

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  • A diplomat by nature, he had long served in the peacekeeping capacity among his brothers, before he was rendered dead-dead seven months before.

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  • "I am thinking how very busy dear Mother Nature is in the springtime," she replied.

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  • Great Architect of Nature, help me to find the true path out of the labyrinth of lies!

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  • I am a patient person by nature and fully expected to later take them one or two at a time.

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  • The finest qualities of our nature, like the bloom on fruits, can be preserved only by the most delicate handling.

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  • I awoke to an answered question, to Nature and daylight.

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  • I had learned a new lesson--that nature "wages open war against her children, and under softest touch hides treacherous claws."

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  • I go to the closest, largest nature preserve that doesn't allow people in after dusk, and wait it out.

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  • I remember him as a man of rare, sweet nature and of wide experience.

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  • She suggests herself that she can know them better than we do, because she can get the true dimensions and appreciate more immediately the solid nature of a sculptured figure.

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  • I do not see how he can ever die; Nature cannot spare him.

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  • Sweet Mother Nature can have no secrets from me when my poet is near.

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  • William Gilpin, who is so admirable in all that relates to landscapes, and usually so correct, standing at the head of Loch Fyne, in Scotland, which he describes as "a bay of salt water, sixty or seventy fathoms deep, four miles in breadth," and about fifty miles long, surrounded by mountains, observes, "If we could have seen it immediately after the diluvian crash, or whatever convulsion of nature occasioned it, before the waters gushed in, what a horrid chasm must it have appeared!

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  • As if Nature could support but one order of understandings, could not sustain birds as well as quadrupeds, flying as well as creeping things, and hush and whoa, which Bright can understand, were the best English.

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  • The entire procedure oper­ated with a casualness to it that seemed to make fun of the seri­ous nature of what was happening, while the rules seemed more important than what they were designed to accomplish.

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  • She missed nature in the time she'd been in Hell.

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  • This couldn't happen in nature (or, more precisely, could in theory, but is extremely unlikely).

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  • Helen has the vitality of feeling, the freshness and eagerness of interest, and the spiritual insight of the artistic temperament, and naturally she has a more active and intense joy in life, simply as life, and in nature, books, and people than less gifted mortals.

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  • The moon will not sour milk nor taint meat of mine, nor will the sun injure my furniture or fade my carpet; and if he is sometimes too warm a friend, I find it still better economy to retreat behind some curtain which nature has provided, than to add a single item to the details of housekeeping.

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  • Every morning was a cheerful invitation to make my life of equal simplicity, and I may say innocence, with Nature herself.

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  • Grow wild according to thy nature, like these sedges and brakes, which will never become English bay.

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  • The amount of it is, the imagination give it the least license, dives deeper and soars higher than Nature goes.

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  • These mountains are perfect destinations for hiking and observing nature.

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  • And because human nature changes either not at all or very slowly, people make the same choices over and over again.

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  • We considered letting nature take its course but we felt guilty in prolonging the family's agony.

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  • It goes against my nature to avoid it, he was saying.

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  • It goes against my nature to avoid it, he was saying.

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  • Mr. Warner and Mr. Burroughs, the great lover of nature, came to see us a few days after, and we had a delightful talk with them.

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  • A comfortable house for a rude and hardy race, that lived mostly out of doors, was once made here almost entirely of such materials as Nature furnished ready to their hands.

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  • There Nature has woven a natural selvage, and the eye rises by just gradations from the low shrubs of the shore to the highest trees.

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  • The engineer does not forget at night, or his nature does not, that he has beheld this vision of serenity and purity once at least during the day.

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  • We are conscious of an animal in us, which awakens in proportion as our higher nature slumbers.

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  • Nature puts no question and answers none which we mortals ask.

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  • It looked as if Nature no longer contained the breed of nobler bloods, but stood on her last toes.

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  • As soon as the breath of evening does not suffice longer to preserve them, then the nature of man does not differ much from that of the brute.

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  • But since this mystery is of such a nature that nobody can know or use it unless he be prepared by long and diligent self-purification, not everyone can hope to attain it quickly.

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  • She linked my earliest thoughts with nature, and made me feel that "birds and flowers and I were happy peers."

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  • But about this time I had an experience which taught me that nature is not always kind.

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  • Nature is as well adapted to our weakness as to our strength.

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  • To anticipate, not the sunrise and the dawn merely, but, if possible, Nature herself!

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  • Such a man has some right to fish, and I love to see nature carried out in him.

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  • Thanks to Anna Mikhaylovna's efforts, his own tastes, and the peculiarities of his reserved nature, Boris had managed during his service to place himself very advantageously.

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  • Pierre had evoked the passionate affection of the Italian merely by evoking the best side of his nature and taking a pleasure in so doing.

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  • He seemed to have an even nature, but maybe he was on his best behavior.

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  • Thus we had genetic modifications in plants that could have occurred in nature but probably wouldn't have.

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  • Thus it is that Even as the roots, shut in the darksome earth, Share in the tree-top's joyance, and conceive Of sunshine and wide air and winged things, By sympathy of nature, so do I gave evidence of things unseen.

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  • It is the nature of the mating rite.

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  • We might as well omit to study Nature because she is old.

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  • It was hoped that one so peculiarly endowed by nature as Helen, would, if left entirely to her own resources, throw some light upon such psychological questions as were not exhaustively investigated by Dr. Howe; but their hopes were not to be realized.

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  • Paved walkways allow for serene nature hikes through over a dozen different tree species.

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  • As if only the savage dwelt near enough to Nature and Truth to borrow a trope from them.

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  • Again, perhaps, Nature will try, with me for a first settler, and my house raised last spring to be the oldest in the hamlet.

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  • But that movement was, by its nature, backward looking.

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  • Later she said: I do not know if Mother Nature made me.

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  • And finally all the conditions were good for that first nature school, in which the teacher and pupil played together, exploring together and educating themselves, pupil and teacher inseparable.

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  • In one of his letters, speaking of how God in every way tells us of His love, he says, "I think he writes it even upon the walls of the great house of nature which we live in, that he is our Father."

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  • Helen's mind is so gifted by nature that she seems able to understand with only the faintest touch of explanation every possible variety of external relations.

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  • I rarely have dreams that are not in keeping with what I really think and feel, but one night my very nature seemed to change, and I stood in the eye of the world a mighty man and a terrible.

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  • What is the nature of the luxury which enervates and destroys nations?

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  • The old count's hospitality and good nature, which struck one especially in Petersburg as a pleasant surprise, were such that Prince Andrew could not refuse to stay to dinner.

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  • Restoring the essential condition of relation between those who command and those who execute, we find that by the very nature of the case those who command take the smallest part in the action itself and that their activity is exclusively directed to commanding.

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  • As we noted earlier, people no longer disagree simply about what values to apply to a set of facts—rather, they disagree as to the nature of the facts themselves.

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  • Sweet Rebecca, with her strong, brave spirit, and her pure, generous nature, was the only character which thoroughly won my admiration.

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  • She would say, when speaking of the growth of a plant, "Mother Nature sends the sunshine and the rain to make the trees and the grass and the flowers grow."

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  • All nature is your congratulation, and you have cause momentarily to bless yourself.

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  • Nature is hard to be overcome, but she must be overcome.

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  • But again, this could happen in nature, so it is hard to see how we can object to this.

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  • In discussing nutrition, not only is there little agreement on the nature of the solutions, there is often disagreement on the nature of the problems.

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  • There are many things to do and to see in this serene city for those who truly appreciate the beauty of nature.

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  • With neighborhood districts broken up by two rivers and a number of parks, it's easy to get your nature fill along with delicious dining.

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  • Whether you prefer history, nature or amusements along the shore, there is something for everyone.

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  • In spite of his absent-mindedness and good nature, Pierre's personality immediately checked any attempt to ridicule him to his face.

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  • After a day of hiking the trails at one of the nature sanctuaries or touring a historic home, what's a nicer ending than sharing a bottle of wine and small plate of appetizers with friends?

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  • "I know that no one can help if nature does not do her work," said Prince Andrew, evidently confused.

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  • The old canal park is popular among nature enthusiasts and off-road cyclists.

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  • "You cannot die by his hand or the hand of nature," Wynn said carefully.

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  • "The symbols in the strictest interpretation are largely related to nature," Tamer started.

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  • She'd missed nature while staying at the penthouse.

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  • I'm beyond help, Rhyn.  I've always believed you could be all that Kris and Andre and your father were not.  Your half-demon nature makes you better prepared than all of them combined.

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  • How does Mother Nature take care of the flowers?

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  • Let us spend one day as deliberately as Nature, and not be thrown off the track by every nutshell and mosquito's wing that falls on the rails.

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  • And, by the way, who estimates the value of the crop which nature yields in the still wilder fields unimproved by man?

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  • It is a mirror which no stone can crack, whose quicksilver will never wear off, whose gilding Nature continually repairs; no storms, no dust, can dim its surface ever fresh;--a mirror in which all impurity presented to it sinks, swept and dusted by the sun's hazy brush--this the light dust-cloth--which retains no breath that is breathed on it, but sends its own to float as clouds high above its surface, and be reflected in its bosom still.

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  • All that we know of the external world of nature is only a certain relation of the forces of nature to inevitability, or of the essence of life to the laws of reason.

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  • His father's nature showed itself in Pierre.

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  • Part of it, of course, was Jonathan's nature.

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  • I try to live in harmony with nature.

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  • You're a freak of nature.

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  • You are true to your nature.

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  • It's strange, but I've learned from Darkyn not to be ashamed of my nature.

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  • The million-gallon harvest of nature's heated waters was a major tourist attraction.

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  • While Bird Song fed its guests only breakfast, there was always fresh fruit available and the management triumvirate ate heartily of nature's stores.

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  • Cynthia tried to clean up the topless Jeep, still aflood with the bounty of nature's deluge.

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  • While there was a feeling of last-guy-in-turn-off-the-elevator, the Deans reluctantly agreed that some form of management was necessary to maintain order in the face of the ever-increasing numbers who wallowed in nature's wonders.

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  • Dean explained to their guest the winter power of Mother Nature.

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  • Jennifer gasped at the sight and stood, hands on the roll bar, and drank in the works of nature's paintbrush.

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  • His shirt was untucked and Dean glanced at his fly, wondering if he'd been caught using a tree for a call of nature.

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  • Hollyhocks remained by the roadside while lilacs stood guard by the door, relics reminiscent of some long-abandoned household, now solely tended by nature.

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  • Fortunately she had a forgiving nature.

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  • I never realized how much I missed nature.

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  • I gave her three months, but it's probably generous, given her sunny nature.

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  • The only thing she didn't have was nature.

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  • She couldn't imagine an upbringing with no parents, a clan of brothers who hated him, and no ability to change his nature.

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  • It wasn.t in his nature.

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  • The correspondence was stiff and formal and said little, certainly nothing about the town of Ouray and was totally absent any tidbits of historical nature.

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  • Perhaps that's why many of the citizens of the picturesque town decided they might as well enjoy mother nature's offerings rather than remain locked indoors for six or seven months.

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  • Most women were putty in the old man's hands, but Claire Quincy had pushed all the wrong buttons and short-circuited his good nature.

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  • He went on to add judiciously that elevation changed Mother Nature's rules about the weather every few hundred feet.

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  • Dean did the same, hoping its eighteen inch girth was sufficient to secure the two damn fools who were testing it as their sole mooring against the natural forces of nature.

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  • His soft brown eyes were now the color of a deep topaz, feline in nature.

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  • Thanks for your help, but around here we're waging a constant war against nature.

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  • Then why would she have done something against her nature?

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  • His mind pictured Cynthia Byrne, perhaps awake and alone with her grief, listening to Mother Nature's fury.

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  • Billie and Willie were journeymen criminals, and both had spent time in jail for a number of offenses, mostly physical in nature.

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  • Alex would see it as an opportunity to help – simply because of his nature.

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  • It seems so alien to his nature.

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  • Maybe it was a practiced art, but it seemed to be in his nature.

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  • Carmen was obedient – how much was in her nature and how much was the result of strict upbringing was hard to determine.

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  • And Dad, worn out from working the farm all day; disgruntled by years of fighting a losing battle with nature - of never having enough money to take care of his family properly.

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  • It was in his nature to take command, and yet he felt overwhelmed by what had happened.

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  • Damian's nature was not like Darian's and their father's, but he'd shouldered the responsibility to protect humanity and battle the Black God without question.

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  • Jonathan had a pleasant nature as well.

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  • Alex was competitive by nature, but being a veterinarian had always been his dream.

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  • There were two things capable of keeping Xander from falling completely to his nature.

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  • I know human nature.

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  • "It's human nature," she replied.

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  • You can't fully make that decision, until you're willing to accept that all this" Sofi waved her hand around the compound "is your new place in life and that for some reason, you belong with a freak of nature of a man."

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  • When Lotze published these works, medical science was still much under the influence of Schelling's philosophy of nature.

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  • The view peculiar to him is reached in the end as the crowning conception towards which all separate channels of thought have tended, and in the light of which the life of man in nature and mind, in the individual and in society, had been surveyed.

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  • And the nature of this reality again can neither be consistently represented as a fixed and hard substance nor as an unalterable something, but only as a fixed order of recurrence of continually changing events or impressions.

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  • The most important of these are the greater tolerance by the African animal of sunlight, and the hard nature of its food, which consists chiefly of boughs and roots.

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  • If we examine such a substance as sugar we find that it can be broken up into fine grains, and these again into finer, the finest particles still appearing to be of the same nature as sugar.

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  • Let us consider some common phenomena in the light of these rival theories as to the nature of matter.

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  • We find in nature two other unlike substances, marble and Iceland spar, each of which is wholly composed of carbon dioxide and lime.

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  • Vico held God to be the ruler of the world of nations, but ruling, not as the providence of the middle ages by means of continued miracles, but as He rules nature, by means of natural laws.

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  • Vico was the first thinker who asked, Why have we a science of nature, but no science of history?

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  • All the phenomena, forces and laws of nature, together with mental conceptions, were alike personified.

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  • It was therefore a necessity of his nature, perhaps unconsciously, always to drive things to a crisis.

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  • It would have been well if Kossuth had had something more of Gdrgei's calculated ruthlessness, for, as has been truly said, the revolutionary power he had seized could only be held by revolutionary means; but he was by nature soft-hearted and always merciful; though often audacious, he lacked decision in dealing with men.

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  • Thenard stated that yeast was the cause of fermentation, and held it to be of an animal nature, since it contained nitrogen and yielded ammonia on distillation, nor was it conclusively proved that the yeast cell was the originator of fermentation until the researches of C. Cagniard de la Tour, T.

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  • He, too, was a disciple of Rousseau, believed in the education of nature, and allowed his Sophie to wander at her own sweet will.

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  • As a painter of nature she has much in common with Wordsworth.

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  • She keeps her eye on the object, but adds, like Wordsworth, the visionary gleam, and receives from nature but what she herself gives.

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  • It is by no means certain that he made the remark often attributed to him, "Let us enjoy the papacy since God has given it to us," but there is little doubt that he was by nature devoid of moral earnestness or deep religious feeling.

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  • Of this nature are the neutral points, where the polarization changes character, observed by F.

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  • The nature of these structures has been much disputed.

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  • The December and June curves for Kew are good examples of the ordinary nature of the difference between midwinter and midsummer.

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  • In the cases where the observations were confined to a few months the representative nature of the results is more doubtful.

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  • II, 18 94, p. 230; (86) Nature, vol.

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  • On his return to the capital Peter, in order to see what progress his son had made in mechanics and mathematics, asked him to draw something of a technical nature for his inspection.

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  • Leo was by nature highly excitable and almost insanely passionate, though at the same time strictly honourable, unselfish, and in private intercourse even gentle.

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  • The rugged nature of the country made slavery unprofitable, and time only increased the social, political and economic differences between the two sections of the state.

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  • The connexion in Roman law between the ideas of equity, nature, natural law and the law common to all nations, and the influence of the Stoical philosophy on their development, are fully discussed in the third chapter of the work we have referred to.

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  • Between this point and the time when equity became settled as a portion of the legal system, having fixed principles of its own, various views of its nature seem to have prevailed.

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  • His over-emotional nature passed rapidly from one phase of feeling to another; but the more melancholy moods predominated.

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  • The conseil colonial, besides its advisory functions, discusses and votes the budget, determines the nature of the taxes, has supreme control over the tariffs, and extensive powers in the administration of colonial domains.

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  • Neither the tunny nor the coral fishery is carried on by the Sardinians themselves, who are not sailors by nature; the former is in the hands of Genoese and the latter of Neapolitans.

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  • Whatever the obligations of the state towards the ecclesiastical society may be in pure theory, in practice they become more precise and stable when they assume the nature of a bilateral convention by which the state engages itself with regard to a third party.

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  • Concordats are undoubtedly conventions of a particular nature.

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  • They have thus upheld the true contractual nature of concordats and the mutual juridical obligation which results from them.

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  • The foregoing statements must not be taken to mean that concordats are in their nature perpetual, and that they cannot be broken or denounced.

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  • On the nature and obligation of concordats see Mgr.

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  • From this time onward he occupied himself with the composition of his chief work, The Light of Nature Pursued, of which in 1763 he published a specimen under the title of "Free Will."

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  • The Light of Nature was republished with a biographical sketch by Tucker's grandson, Sir H.

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  • But all the while he was engaged with reflections on the nature of man, of the soul and of God, and for a while he remained invisible even to his most familiar friends.

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  • In all his travels he studied only the phenomena of nature and human life.

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  • nature which, under an appearance of simplicity, might sow the good seed of more adequate ideas on the world and man.

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  • The book will contain four essays, all in French, with the general title of Project of a Universal science, capable of raising our nature to its highest perfection; also Dioptrics, Meteors and Geometry, wherein the most curious matters which the author could select as a proof of the universal science which he proposes are explained in such a way that even the unlearned may understand them.'

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  • They are also the direct antitheses to the scepticism of Montaigne and Pascal, to the materialism of Gassendi and Hobbes, and to the superstitious anthropomorphism which defaced the reawakening sciences of nature.

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  • Descartes began with the certainty that we are thinking beings; that region remains untouched; but up to its very borders the mechanical explanation of nature reigns unchecked.

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  • Descartes has laid down three laws of nature, and seven secondary laws regarding impact.

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  • " Scarcely any supposition," 2 he says, " can be made from which the same result, though possibly with greater difficulty, might not be deduced by the same laws of nature; for since, in virtue of these laws, matter successively assumes all the forms of which it is capable, if we consider these forms in order, we shall at one point or other reach the existing form of the world, so that no error need here be feared from a false supposition."

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  • But such a hypothetical simplicity is the necessary step for solving the more complex problems of nature.

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  • In doing what he did, Descartes actually exemplified that reduction of the processes of nature to mere transposition of the particles of matter, which in different ways was a leading idea in the minds of Bacon, Hobbes and Gassendi.

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  • Of course a unity of nature is impossible between mind and body so described.

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  • Such perceptions dispose the mind to pursue what nature dictates as useful.

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  • Thus in the perfection of man, as in the nature of God, will and intellect must be united.

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  • The Rules for the Direction of the Mind, The Search for Truth by the Light of Nature, and other unimportant fragments, published (in Latin) in 1701.

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  • The writings of Thomas are of great importance for philosophy as well as for theology, for by nature and education he is the spirit of scholasticism incarnate.

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  • The first book, after a short introduction upon the nature of theology as understood by Aquinas, proceeds in 119 questions to discuss the nature, attributes and relations of God; and this is not done as in a modern work on theology, but the questions raised in the physics of Aristotle find a place alongside of the statements of Scripture, while all subjects in any way related to the central theme are brought into the discourse.

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  • Hegelianism attempts to squeeze all life into the categories of logic: Aristotelianism deals with "things in general" and ignores the radical distinction between nature and spirit.

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  • The investigations of Lord Rayleigh and Sir William Ramsay had shown that indifference to chemical reagents did not sufficiently characterize an unknown gas as nitrogen, and it became necessary to reinvestigate other cases of the occurrence of "nitrogen" in nature.

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  • It was of the nature of a contract, entered into by mutual promise, the clasping of hands, and exchange of an agreement in writing (tabula hospitalis) or of a token (tessera or symbolum), and was rendered hereditary by the division of the tessera.

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  • The Pipe Roll of Cloyne, compiled by Bishop Swaffham in 1364, is a remarkable record embracing a full account of the feudal tenures of the see, the nature of the impositions, and the duties the purl homines Sancti Colmani were bound to perform at a very early period.

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  • 11 -19) the conference reaffirmed strongly the necessity for definite Christian teaching in schools, "secular systems" being condemned as "educationally as well as morally unsound, since they fail to co-ordinate the training of the whole nature of the child" (Res.

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  • Great improvements, however, have been effected in the design of open fireplaces, and many ingenious contrivances of this nature are now in the market which combine efficiency of heating with economy of fuel.

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  • In districts where the water is of a " hard nature," that is, contains bicarbonate of lime in solution, the interior of the boiler cylinders, tanks and pipes of a hot water system will become incrusted with a deposit of lime which is gradually precipitated as the water is heated to boiling point.

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  • The longer efforts partake of the nature of translations from sundry medieval compilations like those of Guido di Colonna and Boccaccio, which are in Latin.

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  • They were unanimous in rejecting the episcopacy of the Church of Rome, the sanctity of celibacy, the sacerdotal character of the ministry, the confessional, the propitiatory nature of the mass.

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  • The remarkable feature of French church polity was its aristocratic nature, which it owed to the system of co-optation; and the exclusion of the congregation from direct and frequent interference in spiritual matters prevented many evils which result from too much intermeddling on the part of the laity.

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  • He became (1756-1759) the leading spirit of Nicolai's important literary undertakings, the Bibliothek and the Literaturbriefe, and ran some risk (which Frederick's good nature obviated) by somewhat freely criticizing the poems of the king of Prussia.

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  • The members accidentally discovered that the fear of it had a great influence over the lawless but superstitious blacks, and soon the club expanded into a great federation of regulators, absorbing numerous local bodies that had been formed in the absence of civil law and partaking of the nature of the old English neighbourhood police and the ante-bellum slave patrol.

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  • The remaining members of the family may be included in the sub family Phalangerinae, characterized by the normal nature of the dentition (which shows redimentary lower canines) and tongue.

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  • BORON (symbol B, atomic weight ii), one of the non-metallic elements, occurring in nature in the form of boracic (boric) acid, and in various borates such as borax, tincal,.

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  • Astrology is in its nature an occult science, and there is no trace of a day of twenty-four hours among the ancient Hebrews.

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  • The 19th day is supposed to have had its sacred nature as the 49th day from the commencement of the preceding month, assuming that to have had 30 days.

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  • In other cases the inclusion of documents relating to the temple business, payments of tithes and other dues, salaries to temple officials, and such ceremonies as marriages, &c., which may have demanded the presence of the congregation and were at least partly religious in nature, have been allowed to complicate the matter.

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  • In the Timaeus (41 A) the immortality even of the gods is made dependent on the will of the Supreme Creator; souls are not in their own nature indestructible, but persist because of His goodness.

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  • For the soul, by its nature as a single monad indestructible and, therefore, immortal, death meant only the loss of the monads constituting the body and its return to the pre-existent state.

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  • If the human soul is a force in the narrower sense, a substance, and not a combination of substances, then, as in the nature of things there is no transition from existence to non-existence, we cannot naturally conceive the end of its existence, any more than we can anticipate a gradual annihilation of its existence."

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  • Another objection is advanced from the standpoint of naturalism, which, whether it issues in materialism or not, seeks to explain man as but a product of the process of nature.

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  • In stating constructively the doctrine of immortality we must assign altogether secondary importance to the metaphysical arguments from the nature of the soul.

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