Claire seemed pleased to be held by anyone, at least most of the time, but on occasion she'd let out a scream, loud enough to shake Howie from the past in spite of his near-soundproof basement room.
Death dealers don't work for anyone really, just Death, though I do buy assassinations from him on occasion.
I drop by on occasion to check on my father's restaurants, he said with a quick glance around.
That's true, but they do attack humans on occasion.
c. 2) on occasion of the obsequies of Severus, which he appears to have witnessed.
Much general comment on Moses Mendelssohn appeared in the press of the world on occasion of the centenary of the birth of the composer Mendelssohn in 1909.
The penal tribunals have jurisdiction in cases involving imprisonment up to ten years, or a fine exceeding 40, while the assize courts, with a jury, deal with offences involving imprisonment for life or over ten years, and have exclusive jurisdiction (except that the senate is on occasion a high court of justice) over all political offences.
Wakefield was for a short time at Westminster School, and was brought up to his father's profession, which he relinquished on occasion of his elopement at the age of twenty with Miss Pattle, the orphan daughter of an Indian civil servant.
But the Simons were obviously grotesquely unfit guardians for a prince, and they doubtless caused much suffering to the impressionable child, who was made on occasion to eat and drink to excess, and learnt the language of the gutter.
Such principles are not derived from sensation, but are "suggested" on occasion of sensation, in such a way as to constitute the necessary conditions of our having perceptive experience at all.
This took place upon his visit to Florence in 1439, as one of the deputies from Constantinople on occasion of the general council.
The history of religion presents other examples of the degradation of holy to demonic figures on occasion of religious schism.
At this period Athens was altogether overshadowed in material strength by the great Hellenistic monarchies and even by the new republican leagues of Greece; but she could still on occasion display great energy and patriotism.
In Asia Minor, the "enslavement " and liberation of cities alternated with the circumstances of the hour, while the kings all through professed themselves the champions of Hellenic freedom, and were ready on occasion to display munificence toward the city temples or in public works, such as might reconcile republicans to a position of dependence.
The divine honours offered on occasion by the Greek cities were the independent acts of the cities.
He served in the Curia under five popes and acquired much administrative experience, influence and wealth, although no great power; he was economical in his habits; on occasion he displayed great splendour and lived in a fine palace.
To) shows figures masked and costumed to represent Corax, Perses, Miles and Leo, indicating the practice on occasion of rites involving the use of sacred disguise, a custom probably reminiscent of the primitive time when men represented their deities under the form of animals, and believed themselves in closer communion with them when disguised to impersonate them.
In these shrines a complete set of armour was kept, in accordance with the idea that the hero was essentially a warrior, who on occasion came forth from his grave and fought at the head of his countrymen, putting the enemy to flight as during his lifetime.
These and other actions indicate that William could show on occasion a cold and cynical ruthlessness.
Afterwards it was often made of gold, and among the Romans was bestowed as a recognition of honourable service performed or distinction won, and on occasion it took such a form as to correspond with, or indicate the character of, the service rendered.
When the prologue to Job speaks of plundering Sabaeans (and Chaldaeans) on the northern skirts of Arabia, these may be either colonists or caravans, which, like the old Phoenician and Greek traders, combined on occasion robbery with trade.
And the methods of the Confederates had on occasion been somewhat similar.
No proper statistical basis for estimating the quotas existed, and the device gave each state a plausible reason for attempting secession on occasion.
1 He translated straight from the Hebrew and Greek originals, although the Vulgate and more especially Erasmus's Latin version were on occasion consulted.
But he also had the defects of his qualities, and could display on occasion a certain cruelty and callousness of disposition.
Charles sent him to England (1554) with his son Philip on occasion of the marriage with Mary.
was entitled, according to feudal laws, to a grant on occasion of his daughter's marriage.
Portable altars have been used on occasion since the time of Bede.
It was admitted, however, throughout the whole Church that the Holy See had an appellate jurisdiction, and recourse was had to it on occasion.
Foremost among these was the great commercial capital, Amsterdam, whose rich burgher patriciate did not scruple on occasion to defy the authority of the States-General, the stadholder and even of the States of Holland themselves.
The Egyptian Pharaohs of the XVIIIth dynasty had likewise been proclaimed mystically sons of this god, who, it was asserted, had impregnated the queenmother; and on occasion wore the ram's horns of Ammon, even as Alexander is represented with them on coins.
Determinatives.Most signs can on occasion be used as determinatives, but those that are very commonly employed as phonograms or as secondary word-signs are seldom employed as determinatives; and when they are so used they are often somewhat differentiated.
No public man of his time was more fitted to act as unofficial national orator; none more happy in the touches with which he could adorn a social or literary topic and charm a nonpolitical audience; and on occasion he wrote as well as he spoke.
Poor, distracted, threatened on occasion by the Celts on her flank and rear, anglicized Scotland preferred her poverty with independence, to the prosperity and peace which England would have given, if unresisted, but never could impose by war.
Lord Camden was a strenuous opponent of Fox's India Bill, took an animated part in the debates on important public matters till within two years of his death, introduced in 1786 the scheme of a regency on occasion of the king's insanity, and to the last zealously defended his early views on the functions of juries, especially of their right to decide on all questions of libel.
A German firm runs vessels at approximately bi-monthly intervals from Singapore to Labuan and thence to Sandakan, calling in on occasion at Jesselton and Kudat en route.
No wonder that water from these rivers, especially the Ganges, is sent and taken in bottles to all parts of India to be used on occasion as healing medicine or for sacramental purposes.
But he cannot be reproached with undue bias; he writes with the straightforwardness of a soldier, and is not ashamed on occasion to confess his ignorance.
Some of the rulers of the larger provinces have at times been given, or have given themselves, the title of negus or king, so that on occasion as many as three, or even more, neguses have been reigning at the same time; and this must be borne in mind by the student of Abyssinian history in order to avoid confusion of rulers.
The church by a vote of more than 200 to 23 ratified the action of the council, and finally a town meeting voted that Edwards should not be allowed to occupy the Northampton pulpit, though he did this on occasion as late as May 1755.
In their second year they were transferred to other garrisons in Attica, patrolled the frontiers, and on occasion took an active part in war.
The people of the principalities were to enjoy all the privileges that they had possessed under Mahomet IV.; they were to be freed from tribute for two years, as some compensation for the ruinous effects of the last war; they were to pay a moderate tribute; the agents of Walachia and Moldavia at Constantinople were to enjoy the rights of national representatives, and the Russian minister at the Porte should on occasion watch over the interests of the principalities.
The cunning and reserve which he exhibited on occasion were probably due to the instructions or influence of Tiberius (Annals, iii.
He asserted his power to raise tallages arbitrary taxationfrom the citizens on occasion.
This latter is never Pleasure simply, but always Preservation - though on occasion he enlarges the notion of " preservation " into " preservation of life so as not to be weary of it."
Among the objects of interest in the neighbourhood the most remarkable is the Colonne de la Grande Armee, erected on the high ground above the town, in honour of Napoleon I., on occasion of the projected invasion of England, for which he here made great preparations.
Soon after his arrival in London he became minister of St Bartholomew's church, near the Exchange; and in 1643 he was appointed to preach the sermon before the House of Commons on occasion of the public fast of the 29th of March.
His father bore the shock of his temporary absence, and the following year Octave ventured to make the same experiment on occasion of the performance of Un Jeune Homme pauvre.
He showed exemplary track manners, almost coming to a halt on occasion to let faster cars past.
avowed enemies of the BahÃ¡'Ã Faith were on occasion transformed by meeting him.
career aspirations and thus on occasion aid staff recruitment.
In the wild, tortoises are opportunistic feeders and they will on occasion tackle carrion and dung.
Surprisingly, step-in crampons can be made to fit on fell-running shoes very well - on occasion.
Not only was the heating inadequate, but on occasion it proved dangerous.
Material culture and museum ethnography have also featured on occasion at the Association's meetings.
I don't think I'm particularly profligate, (in fact, even frugal on occasion!
overnight guests On occasion one guest may stay overnight in a student's room for no more than two nights in succession.
Furthermore the philological basis of Harvey's argument appears questionable on occasion.
The actors do a commendable job with what they're given, but the delivery on occasion is fairly rigid.
It also has been known on occasion to exercise its military might in numerous skirmishes around the region over the last two centuries.
Most of the sound energy was front soundstage with good audio panning on occasion across the front channels.
step-in crampons can be made to fit on fell-running shoes very well - on occasion.
Instead, try some fried tempeh or tofu or very spicy beans with salsa to tame these cravings, with bread on occasion.
Glass tumblers are therefore preferable on a day to day basis, however, many colleges use plastic tumblers on occasion for safety reasons.
Still, in spite of such measures, the Physiologus, like the Church History of Eusebius or the Pastor of Hermas, continued to be read with general interest, and even Gregory the Great did not disdain to allude to it on occasion.
Fearless and masterful he also possessed high diplomatic gifts, and though on occasion arbitrary and passionate he was neither revengeful nor cruel.
In Croatia the coalition was more opportunist than ever, and sent its delegates to the coronation of Charles as King of Hungary: by its compliance it obtained the appointment of its own nominee, Mr. Mihalovic, as Ban, and was thus able to husband Croatian resources and on occasion to practise passive resistance.
Disillusioned and cynical, though clear-sighted as ever, he was henceforth before all things an Austrian, more Austrian on occasion even than Metternich; as, e.g., when, during the final stages of the campaign of 1814, he expressed the hope that Metternich would substitute "Austria" for "Europe" in his diplomacy and - strange advice from the old hater of Napoleon and of France - secure an AustroFrench alliance by maintaining the husband of Marie Louise on the throne of France.
He examined and analysed the fact of human knowledge, and obtained the following results: (r) that the notion or idea of being or existence in general enters into, and is presupposed by, all our acquired cognitions, so that, without it, they would be impossible; (2) that this idea is essentially objective, inasmuch as what is seen in it is as distinct from and opposed to the mind that sees it as the light is from the eye that looks at it; (3) that it is essentially true, because "being" and "truth" are convertible terms, and because in the vision of it the mind cannot err, since error could only be committed by a judgment, and here there is no judgment, but a pure intuition affirming nothing and denying nothing; (4) that by the application of this essentially objective and true idea the human being intellectually perceives, first, the animal body individually conjoined with him, and then, on occasion of the sensations produced in him not by himself, the causes of those sensations, that is, from the action felt he perceives and affirms an agent, a being, and therefore a true thing, that acts on him, and he thus gets at the external world, - these are the true primitive judgments, containing (a) the subsistence of the particular being (subject), and (b) its essence or species as determined by the quality of the action felt from it (predicate); (5) that reflection, by separating the essence or species from the subsistence, obtains the full specific idea (universalization), and then from this, by leaving aside some of its elements, the abstract specific idea (abstraction); (6) that the mind, having reached this stage of development, can proceed to further and further abstracts, including the first principles of reasoning, the principles of the several sciences, complex ideas, groups of ideas, and so on without end; (7) finally, that the same most universal idea of being, this generator and formal element of all acquired cognitions, cannot itself be acquired, but must be innate in us, implanted by God in our nature.
It is a custom in the South to build a small house near the homestead as an annex to be used on occasion.
Furthermore the philological basis of Harvey 's argument appears questionable on occasion.
The actors do a commendable job with what they 're given, but the delivery on occasion is fairly rigid.
These cats were likely left behind on occasion after a ship had docked in harbors along Maine's seaboard.
Department store counters and specialty stores, such as Sephora, also offer samples on occasion.
Themed digital kits based on occasion or on a specific aspect, from recipes to babies to seasons, are also available.
In terms of him being homeschooled, you could see him on weekends or if his parents know you and say it's ok, perhaps on occasion during the week.
The judicial system also uses drug screening on occasion to test those who are on probation after taking part in some sort of unlawful offense.
Most children will lie about something on occasion.
Sandra maintains homes in Los Angeles and Texas, and on occasion Bess Bistro patrons can even catch a glimpse of this down-to-earth celebrity overseeing her Austin restaurant.
Most cruise lines offer "Early Booking" specials, vacation packages and special themed offers on occasion.
There's no dearth of variety out there, either: From giraffes and leopards to zebras and snakes, animal prints are typically bold and enigmatic, but can be understated on occasion.
The OHSU notes that an estimated 25 percent of all adults snore on a regular basis, and 45 percent snore on occasion.
The game pricing is not always the best, but on occasion they will have a two-for-the-price-of-one sale.
A bottle of wine makes a great gift for those who enjoy sipping a glass of wine on occasion to those who are die-hard wine connoisseurs.
Chickenpox (also called varicella) is a common, extremely infectious, rash-producing childhood disease that also affects adults on occasion.
No matter the length, make sure you mess your shag on occasion.
While the Oster blender is a sturdy appliance, you may on occasion find you need to order Oster blender parts.
While the KitchenAid mixer is a sturdy appliance, you may find on occasion that you need to order KitchenAid mixer parts.
While designed to hold-up through thousands of uses, on occasion the gears may come dislodged, causing them to break.
While the Braun food processor is a high quality device made to last through hundreds of uses, you may on occasion need to order Braun food processor parts.
Owning an electric Norelco shaver means you will have to purchase Norelco shaver parts on occasion.
The DeLonghi and Cuisinart grills are ideal for those looking primarily to cook meats and dinner foods, while using it to make Panini style sandwiches on occasion.
The Krups Panini Maker is ideal if you make grilled sandwiches and cook meat on occasion.
The microwave is a complex small kitchen appliance, and you may find on occasion that you need to buy microwave oven repair parts to keep your unit working properly.
Silver needs periodic polishing, and white gold has to have new rhodium coatings on occasion.
Of course, even these are available at discounted prices from time to time, so it's helpful to check Kate Spade outlet stores and even the main site's sale section on occasion.
She is a very complex person with a highly-developed intellect that you may get a small glimpse of on occasion.
It is fine to put babies and toddlers in shoes simply as decoration on occasion.
A great haircut will hold its shape for quite some time, so it's safe to ask a less-experienced stylist to give you a trim on occasion.
Everyone wants a chance to splurge on occasion.
Are you known to visit a disco club on occasion?
Still, some tattoo inks will sometimes discolor faster, have inconsistency in product quality, and on occasion cause skin reactions.
Flexitarians eat a predominately vegetarian diet, but may include poultry or fish on occasion.
Look for something that allows you to order out on occasion and teaches you to make healthy options on the go.
Even celebrities such as Britney Spears, Katie Holmes, and Sienna Miller are rumored to wear high-cut briefs on occasion.
Retro: Say you like playing pin-up girl on occasion.
So while you may pull them out of the drawer on occasion to wear with a basic bra underneath your work clothes, don't forget their intended purpose.
SpiralFrog - SpiralFrog requires you to register for a free membership, and in exchange for giving you free music, their advertisers will forward offers to you on occasion.
Matt Roloff uses crutches to get around, as well as a motorized cart on occasion.
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