Maurice, the only historian of note who declines to ascribe a rationalizing tendency to Erigena, obscures the question by the manner in which he states it.
After Cyprian's day this view gains ground in the West, and almost obscures the older view that the rite is primarily an act of communion with Christ.
It is true that some specialized forms, such as the Brisingidae among starfish, A strophiura and Ophioteresis among ophiurans, contravene the usual diagnoses; but this neither obscures their systematic position, nor does it alter the fact that since early Palaeozoic times these two great groups of stellate echinoderms have evolved along separate lines.
It is also attenuated by dust, smoke, cloud or any medium which obscures radiation at that wavelength.
The entrance to the crypt is currently through a trap door in a timber floor which otherwise obscures the steps of the entrance.
This occurs above the weak shoulder, below which the vessel is heavily encrusted with a thick deposit which obscures much of the surface.
In vowels and voiced fricatives, voicing obscures the aspiration and frication components.
gnomic statement obscures the vexed question of the epistemological role of literary works qua literary works.
He becomes a lone gunslinger who is so blinded by his compulsion that it obscures any other motive for living.
In the latest in the case believing that Mabel obscures his positionality.
Occasionally, if your colored contacts are not fitted properly, the contact can slide around your eye, and the colored portion of the contact obscures your vision.
A sheer robe shows and obscures at once, forcing the observer to look more closely.
However, ptosis is rarely related to the development of amblyopia, unless the droopy eyelid completely obscures the pupil.
Because the diamonds are recessed into the ring, lower quality gems can be used without visible detriments - the concealed setting obscures flaws, lower color grades, and other price-reducing characteristics.
This fat obscures the contours of the muscles and creates a pudgy, flat look even though you may well be in otherwise terrific shape.
On the problem of evil and sin it is impossible here to enter; but this must be insisted on, that the miracles of Jesus at least express divine benevolence just under those conditions in which the course of nature obscures it, and are therefore, proper elements in a revelation of grace, of which nature cannot give any evidence.
schistocolor), the beaver, variable hare, wild boar, roebuck, stag, reindeer, elk and Phoca annelata of Lake Baikal - all these are common alike to Europe and to Siberia; while the bear, musk-deer (Moschus moschi- f erus), ermine, sable, pouched marmot or souslik (Spermophilus eversmani), Arvicola obscures and Lagomys hyperboraeus, distributed over Siberia, may be considered as belonging to the arctic fauna.
A second species, or race, Theropithecus obscures, distinguished by its darker hairs and the presence of a bare flesh-coloured ring round each eye, inhabits the eastern confines of Abyssinia.
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