He specially abstained from offending their religious susceptibilities.
Helene was faced by a new problem--how to preserve her intimacy with both without offending either.
(It is hurled against offending Israel, Isa.
He tried to grab her once, but the offending hand was swatted away.
This power also to be in the body of the Church whereof the partyes so offending and persisting are members."
Ordinarily she would have thumped him on top of the head or yelled, but fearful of offending a customer, she tolerated his invasion of her space.
To avoid offending either "Serbs" or "Croats," it is officially designated "Bosnisch."
He extorted from the feeble caliph the Abdur- title of successor, thereby deeply offending the rahmaa princes of the Omayyad house and the populace Sanchol.
Rostov and Ilyin hastened to find a corner where they could change into dry clothes without offending Mary Hendrikhovna's modesty.
She watched him curiously, wondering if he planned on wiping off her offending fingerprints.
It has been held that a person offending under the statute is also indictable at common law (Rex v.
Still gathering unpopularity, still offending, alarming, alienating, the government went on till 1874, suddenly dissolved parliament, and was signally beaten, the Liberal party breaking up. Like most of his political friends, Disraeli had no expectation of such a victory - little hope, indeed, of any distinct success.
She put the offending foot on the ground, tentatively applying a little weight, clamping a hand over her mouth to stop the cry of pain.
A sort of symbolic retaliation was the punishment of the offending member, seen in the cutting off the hand that struck a father or stole a trust; in cutting off the breast of a wet-nurse who substituted a changeling for the child entrusted to her; in the loss of the tongue that denied father or mother (in the Elamite contracts the same penalty was inflicted for perjury); in the loss of the eye that pried into forbidden secrets.
In the Christian church flagellation was originally a punishment, and was practised not only by parents and schoolmasters, but also by bishops, who thus corrected offending priests and monks (St Augustine, Ep. 1 59 ad Marcell.; cf.
Tobiah was cast out, the offending priest expelled, and a general purging followed, in which all the foreign element was removed.
On the other hand, unexpurgated copies were made in Matthew's lifetime; though the offending passages are duly omitted or softened in his abridgment of his longer work, the Historia Anglorum (written about 125 3), the real sentiments of the author must have been an open secret.
Similarly in Egypt at the present day the jinn are believed to swarm so thickly that it is necessary to ask their permission before pouring water on the ground, lest one should accidentally be soused and vent his anger on the offending human being.
He is said to have owed the favour of the great as much to his personal gifts and graces as to his literary eminence; and in one of his prologues he declares it to be his ambition, while not offending the many, to please the "boni."
With both he took all imaginable pains to avoid offending the censorship; for Voltaire had, more than any other man who ever lived, the ability and the willingness to stoop to conquer.
Alexander having died in May before entering the Eternal City, Cardinal Cossa was elected as John XXIII.; Florence without offending him made peace with Ladislas, who had ceased to be dangerous, and purchased Cortona of the pope.
On the 9th of August 1832 Mahmud made, through Stratford Canning, a formal proposal for an alliance with Great Britain, which Palmerston refused to consider for fear of offending France.
At the same time he astutely avoided offending the party in England which was opposed to James.
Having taken the speaker's chair and looked round in vain to discover the offending members, Charles turned to Lenthall standing below, and demanded of him "whether any of those persons were in the House, whether he saw any of them and where they were."
In early life he became attached to republican principles, which he never abandoned, although he avoided offending Augustus by too open an expression of them.
The feature of his school which attracted most attention, perhaps, was his scheme for the teacher's receiving punishment, in certain circumstances, at the hands of an offending pupil, whereby the sense of shame might be quickened in the mind of the errant child.
It was, in fact, from the Lord's table that offending disciples were first excluded.
Here he repaired the fabric and changed the position of the communion table, a matter which aroused great religious controversy, from the centre of the choir to the east end, by a characteristic tactless exercise of power offending the bishop, who henceforth refused to enter the cathedral.
resolved to make the most of the clause in the charter which described the northern boundary as three English miles north of the Merrimac river, " or to the northward of any and every part thereof," to ignore the conflicting grants to Mason and to extend its jurisdiction over the offending settlements.
His behaviour to his wife continued to be brutal and menacing, and he went on as before offending the national sentiment of the Russian people.
Bernstorff was bound by treaty to assist Russia in such a contingency, but he took care that the assistance so rendered should be as trifling as possible, to avoid offending Great Britain and Prussia.
But Alexander soon found partisans among the German clergy, hitherto the most loyal of the emperors friends; and Frederick retaliated by driving the offending prelates from their sees, a proceeding which tended to disturb the peace of the land.
On the 29th of July 1693 he was condemned in the vice-chancellor's court for certain libels against the late earl of Clarendon, fined, banished from the university until he recanted, and the offending pages burnt.
Placed between the necessity of offending his new subjects or embroiling himself with the German powers, Christian chose the remoter evil and, on the 18th of November, the new constitution became law.
From 1577 onwards, Venice endeavoured to crush the pirates without offending Austria, enlisting Albanians in place of their Dalmatian crews, who feared reprisals at home.
But fear of offending the emperor could not have induced him to refuse a really legitimate request from a king like Henry.
Its position half way down the Indian seaboard gave it both strategic and commercial importance, while it lay beyond the _ authority of the Moguls, and so could be fortified fioqnuof without offending them.
It is said that he thus carried out a design of the Prophet, which he had not ventured to undertake for fear of offending the newly converted Koreishites.
Thus that harmony of separate doctrines which contributes to the impressive simplicity of the Stoic physics is only attained at the cost of offending healthy common sense, for Body itself is robbed of a characteristic attribute.
As a statesman, he is at pains to avoid offending those politic Christian senators over whom pride in their country had at least as great power as attachment to their new religion.
The territory between the two proposed lines was unquestionably of greater economic importance to Ohio than to Michigan, and, besides, at this particular time there were forcible political reasons for not offending the older state.
Rhodes opposed the native liquor traffic, and at the risk of offending some of his supporters among the brandy-farmers of the western provinces, he suppressed it entirely on the diamond mines, and restricted it as far as he was able in the native reserves and territories.
All they have to do is manage for a day or so among the strange customs without offending anybody.
The flints were prehistoric arrowheads; one remedy was for the animal to drink water in which the offending stone had been placed 18.
behaviour, assistance will always be offered to anyone who wants help breaking out of their offending behavior.
Even then, the offending cartoon was left out for reasons of ' good taste ' rather than anything political.
censored version of the album, with the offending image obscured by the band's name.
This includes the following measures: General Garbage - Items which are easily combustible may be burnt without offending local sensibilities.
However, it has proved diffi cult to measure any reduction in offending, partly due to constraints on data.
highlights the fact that in some prisons half of all inmates have serious alcohol problems which are related to their offending.
impropriety in conduct, we are all offending every moment of our lives.
If stems get leggy, cut offending ones down to ground just above a basal bud any time in summer.
Where phonological change brings this about, the offending inflectional morphemes are replaced.
Where this approach fails we can serve a notice on the offending party requiring them to abate the nuisance.
offending behavior or to address their drug, alcohol or mental health problems.
offending advertisements were still appearing and it seemed they did not even comply with the industry's Code.
Tackling crime Getting involved in crime or persistently offending is too easy for some young people who do not have the right support.
Notices are intended for low level, usually first time offending and will not be appropriate for those who repeatedly offend.
offending in the future " .
offending by children and young people.
orientated policing, repeat offending zero tolerance and restorative justice approaches.
We are to get two or three others who will go with us to the offending brother to urge repentance.
sensibilitys also embarked on a policy of limited deployment to avoid offending Islamic sensibilities.
sofa cushions from slipping, cut a piece of material roughly two inches smaller than the offending cushion.
spray with a recommended insecticide or remove some of the offending foliage.
Any member having a grievance might lay a formal complaint before his "body master," who thereupon conferred with the officers of the neighbouring divisions and secured members from a distance to make away with the offending person.
This project, which lacked neither ability nor audacity, foundered upon Louis XV.'s invincible jealousy of the growth of Russian influence in eastern Europe and his fear of offending the Porte.
His Latin style, though wanting the inimitable ease of Erasmus and often offending against idiom, is yet in copiousness and propriety much above the ordinary Latin of the English scholars of his time.
Such snakes must be treated with every respect, and if they are even accidentally killed, the offending native might be burned alive (cf.
The two commanders were much exasperated with one another and, long after the action had begun on the right flank and the French were already advancing, were engaged in discussion with the sole object of offending one another.
Dewey played safe and waged a non-committal campaign designed to avoid offending any segment of the electorate.
The US has also embarked on a policy of limited deployment to avoid offending Islamic sensibilities.
In the latter case, the offending signals are at frequencies much too high to respond to in a servo loop.
The possibility of making variations in the layout without offending the doctrine of rebus sic stantibus should not, however, be overlooked.
We would have been happy with a couple of examples - but the offending pages are easily skipped through.
To stop sofa cushions from slipping, cut a piece of material roughly two inches smaller than the offending cushion.
Spray with a recommended insecticide or remove some of the offending foliage.
Fundamentally these concerns raise questions about our responsibilities in addressing offending and offenders outside the strictures of the criminal justice system.
To set forth this period in the Prophet 's career objectively, without offending modern Muslim susceptibilities, is difficult in the extreme.
If you can't lather the soap or shampoo well, this is because the offending elements are counteracting soap and shampoo ingredients.
Remove the offending area and replace it with wood or vinyl, but if we do, how can we prevent this from happening in another area in the same room.
You are absolutely correct that a black light is the best way to find the offending areas that need to be treated.
Perhaps, but this title is still largely dependent on an individual's sensitivity to the offending protein.
If it's just one piece (chair webbing often consists of many pieces attached lengthwise and widthwise) you can remove the offending piece and replace it with webbing purchased at a home improvement or garden center.
Users can also be banned from the chat server, and the site threatens that extreme cases may be reported to the ISP of the offending party.
Offending potential wedding guests is not the way to start a shower.
Finding the right eloped wedding announcement wording can help you spread the news about your private wedding without offending anyone who may have wanted to be on your guest list.
If offending others is a concern, though, or you are simply unsure about wearing it to such a public place, opt for an environment where individuals who know you (and your sense of humor!) are present.
You don't want to risk offending anyone, and some environments have strict dress codes.
In many cases you can simply remove the offending bugs (like grubs and slugs) when you see them and relocate them to another part of the yard (or another yard).
In most cases, employees will not tell you that a discount for seniors is available unless you ask directly because of the possibility of offending a customer who is not yet a senior citizen.
The AAID has created a petition that urges for the boycott of the offending video game and all products distributed by Activision.
Upon reintroduction of the offending food, these symptoms should return and are often worse than previously reported.
In order to effectively eliminate the offending foods, a parent should be educated on label reading, cross-contact, and selecting alternate foods for an allergic child.
This reactive condition is commonly known as allergy, and the offending substance is called an allergen.
Allergic reactions may be dose dependent; that is, longer exposure or exposure to larger amounts of the offending allergen may cause a greater response of the immune system and result in a stronger reaction.
Its treatment is like many food allergies, namely avoidance of the offending substance, which in this case is gluten.
One child's specific reaction to an offending food does not mean that all children react the same.
Having a child evaluated as soon as possible will identify the offending food and allow parents to eliminate it from the child's diet.
People for whom some foods cause allergic reactions or sensitivities or dizziness, should avoid consuming the offending substances.
Children who are victims of Munchausen syndrome by proxy are usually removed from the offending caregiver immediately and placed in protective custody.
The offending food does not cause a reaction without exercise, and, alternately, exercise does not cause a reaction without ingesting the food beforehand.
For instance, serum sickness typically causes a rash and joint swelling after the offending drug is administered.
If the offending substance is promptly identified and avoided, the chances of a rapid and complete recovery are excellent.
Skin that comes in contact with an offending substance should be thoroughly washed as soon as possible.
Parents should be concerned primarily with identifying the cause(s) of a child or adolescent's contact dermatitis, as treatment is often ineffective until the offending substance can be removed or avoided.
In early puberty, the offending gland or tumor may require surgical attention, although there are several drugs as of 2004 that counteract hormone effects.
A clean cloth can also be used to pick out the offending particle.
Surgical removal of the offending object is necessary, however, if it contains a toxic substance; is likely to penetrate the stomach wall; or is longer than 2.36 inches (6 cm) or wider than 0.8 inches (2 cm).
This is the condition known as allergy, and the offending substance is called an allergen.
A physician may be able to neutralize the offending chemical with another before treating the burn like a thermal burn of similar severity.
An individual suffering from contact dermatitis should initially take steps to avoid possible sources of exposure to the offending agent.
If your braids hurt once you leave the hair salon, you can try to loosen tight braids yourself by sliding a rattail comb under the offending braids and gently lifting up, being careful not to pull too hard as to break the hair.
Conforming to the rules can help acceptance into the community and prevent you from offending others.
If, while you're swimming, you feel trunks or a bikini bottom start to slide down, you can stop and yank the offending garment back in place.
People who consider themselves sexually adventurous may worry about offending friends, family or colleagues if they are open about their interests in their everyday lives.
Finally, there is a fine line between offending a woman and being flirtatious, so don't let a guy take flirting too far if you are uncomfortable.
Making sure that you are not offending family by ignoring a family tradition or some other oversight helps ensure the building of a positive relationship from the start.
Gliadin, the offending component, is a special type of protein known as a prolamin.
This is because the immune system will constantly be triggered to counteract the offending food substance, and gradually an individual's immune response will be weakened.
Once you have eliminated all possible offending foods and your body has had a chance to throw off the bad effects of the past, it is time to gradually add foods back into your diet; one food at a time and one day at a time.
In light of the offending protein in gluten, the presence of these antibodies is a key indicator of celiac disease.
The man who was left holding the arm screamed and dropped the offending object.
If they are wooden blinds, use a gentle dust cloth with Pledge on it to clean the offending individual blinds.
Keep the volume level at a respectable setting to prevent hearing damage, avoid offending other exercisers with songs they don't appreciate, and stay safe by being aware of other noises, such as traffic or warning signals.
Both men and women might opt to wear a hernia support girdle to hide the offending protrusion and alleviate any discomfort.
Her biggest challenge will be to keep from offending her tribe with her blunt comments and arguments.
Kimberly was often criticized for making comments that ended up offending the other housemates.
A normal show follows the order of ticketing the offending vehicle, booting or towing the car -which depends on how many infractions the civilian has- and transporting the vehicle to the lot for retrieval by the public.
This denotes the feeding trail of the offending bug or bugs.
Repeated applications will undermine the strength of the offending disease and eventually kill it.
If you are worried about offending people, consider making fun of people of both political persuasions.
The iPad was open, the offending picture front and center.
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