It affords a curious example of the effect of doctrinal prepossessions in obscuring the results of historical inquiry.
Thus, the Samaritans claim the traditions of the land; the Chronicler traces the connexion between " pre-exilic " and " post-exilic " Judaeans, ignoring and obscuring intervening events; the south Palestinian cycle of tradition is adapted to the history of a descent into and an exodus from Egypt; Zadokite priests are enrolled as Aaronites, and the hierarchical traditions ' A Samarian (or Ephraimite or N.
During a khamsin the temperature is high and the air extremely dry, while the dust and sand carried by the wind form a thick yellow fog obscuring the sun.
A stocky man with a baseball cap visor obscuring most of his face carried Molly in his arms.
Obscuring body and gait produced a small decrement in recognition performance.
Across the choppy Menai Strait storm clouds were obscuring the mountaintops.
They stand on short stout legs, with a plentiful covering - sometimes too abundant - of long hair extending chiefly down the back but also round the front of the limbs from knees and hocks, and when in full feather obscuring nearly the whole of the hoofs.
The government had done wisely in obscuring the passion for democratic ideals by an appeal to Russian chauvinism, an appeal soon to bear fruit in disuniting the revolutionary parties.
Other letters of Cicero, especially those written to persons with whom he was not quite at his ease or those meant for circulation, are composed in his elaborate style with long periods, parentheses and other devices for obscuring thought.
Plumbago capensis (cape plumbago capensis (cape plumbago) scrambles in warm stony walls, with its flowers obscuring all foliage.
As a result the Old Testament (see Bible) remains not only as the larger part of the Christian canon, but, sometimes, in some churches, as obscuring its distinctive truth.
Her pelvic examination revealed a large mass involving the entire upper vagina, obscuring the cervix.
If you're very into Pitch Black, vampires, or any other horror character/look, vision correction can be a bonus so there are no glasses obscuring your eyes from others' view.
Localized shadows obscuring areas of the lung may indicate a bacterial pneumonia, while streaky or patchy changes in the x-ray film may indicate viral or mycoplasma pneumonia.
Long bangs that may be worn obscuring the eye (left or right is up to the individual's preference) or swept to the side.
Creams and gels are not necessary to prepare the skin or hair, and in fact may make tweezing more difficult by obscuring hair or making it harder to grip.
obscenityper will only improve more, without such obscenities obscuring the clarity of Mr Wood's appearance.
This definition also makes optical depth proportional to the amount of obscuring stuff along the line of sight.
Attire: The hair style should compliment the bride's gown, including the neckline, back, and accents, without obscuring the dress.
Two tone diamond engagement rings still have the beauty of multiple metals without being too busy or obscuring the colorless beauty of the gem.
With no metal obscuring the stones' surface, more light can reflect within each jewel, making these rings just as brilliant as the glittering relationship they represent.
Sheer style robes cover your body without obscuring the view underneath.
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