Originality sentence example

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  • The work is thus one of great historical value but of no originality.
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  • At the time when the book appeared his method of apologetic showed both courage and originality, but the excellence of the work is impaired by the difficulty of the style.
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  • In the period of thirty years during which he was heir-apparent, the moral atmosphere of St Petersburg was very unfavourable to the development of any originality of thought or character.
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  • Fechner's third point carried him beyond all his predecessors, containing as it does the true originality of his " world-view."
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  • The originality of Paulsen consists in trying to supply an epistemological ecplanation of the metaphysics of Fechner, by reconciling him with Kant and Schopenhauer.
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  • Cheerleaders are judged on everything from appearance, to timing to skill and originality.
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  • This the Latin drama first received from Livius Andronicus; but it did so at the cost of its originality.
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  • The special characteristics of its masters are freshness of colour, vivacity of expression and distinct originality.
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  • He was an artist of eccentric originality, who achieved wonders in bold decorative effects in spite of a studied contempt for detail.
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  • Throughout the whole of this period, embracing about a hundred years, there still continued to work, altogether apart from the men who were making the success of popular art, a large number of able painters of the Kano, Tosa and Chinese schools, who multiplied pictures that had every merit except that of originality.
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  • But if Fox learnt much from Burke he learnt with originality.
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  • This impartiality in his early studies is the key of his philosophic work, the dominant characteristic of which is comprehensiveness rather than originality.
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  • These tests are designed to measure divergent thinking, such as fluency, flexibility, originality, and elaboration.
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  • Mon YOsetsu, however, had more originality than Numanami.
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  • It is probable that if bulk, rapidity of production, variety of matter, originality of design, and excellence of style be taken together, hardly any author can show a work of equal magnitude.
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  • The first deals with mere party questions without sincerity and without depth; and the second, composed as an amusement in retirement without any serious preparation, in their attacks on metaphysics and theology and in their feeble deism present no originality and carry no conviction.
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  • In the Georgics we are struck by the great advance in the originality and self-dependence of the artist, in the mature perfection of his workmanship, in the deepening and strengthening of all his sympathies and convictions.
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  • Its vigour and originality have had scanty justice done to them owing to the difficulty of the subject-matter and the style, and the corruptions which still disfigure its text.
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  • Professor Flinders Petrie, in his Huxley Lecture for 1906 on Migrations (reprinted by the Anthropological Institute), deals with the mutations and movements of races from an anthropological standpoint with profound knowledge and originality.
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  • This cycle seems to be neither more nor less than the Calippic period of seventy-six years, with the addition of a Greek octaeteris, or period of eight years, in order to disguise its true source, and give it an appearance of originality.
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  • To the defects of Machiavelli's education we may, in part at least, ascribe the peculiar vigour of his style and his speculative originality.
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  • His originality consists in having extended the positive intelligence of his century from the sphere of contemporary politics and special interests to man at large regarded as a political being.
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  • But his own system has a distinct unity and originality; it breathes throughout the fiery spirit of Bruno himself.
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  • Though not himself belonging to any of the great senatorial families, he was in a position to associate with them on equal terms. This circumstance contributed to the boldness, originality and thoroughly national character of his literary work.
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  • A man of deep learning and originality, proud and a victim to the odium theologicum, lie could brook no rivalry.
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  • His work shows little or no originality; he simply versified in iambic trimeters the fables current in his day under the name of "Aesop," interspersing them with anecdotes drawn from daily life, history and mythology.
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  • A substitute for this originality was found at Alexandria in learned research, extended and multifarious knowledge.
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  • They are distinguished by artistic form, purity of expression and strict attention to the laws of metre and prosody, qualities which, however good in themselves, do not compensate for want of originality, freshness and power.
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  • In this sense Challamel was a pioneer, of no great originality, it is true, but at any rate of fairly wide information.
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  • On the other hand, he is wholly without originality, and his poetry, though free from glaring defects, is artificial and elaborately dull.
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  • The poet has no originality; in conception and style his work is closely modelled on Homer.
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  • His books, if not of first-rate importance, are marked by lucidity, elegance of style and originality of treatment.
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  • A greater originality in the method of teaching the ancient languages was exemplified by Fenelon, whose views were partially reflected by the Abbe Fleury, who also desired the simplification of grammar, the diminution of composition, and even the suppression of Latin verse.
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  • The Latin Renaissance in Italy aimed at recovering and verbally imitating the ancient literature; the Greek Renaissance in Germany sought inspiration from the creative originality of Greek literature with a view to producing an original literature in the German language.
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  • The current theological formula for this two-sided position is that the prophets are at once preachers of the law and forerunners of the gospel; and, as it is generally assumed that they found the law already written, their originality and real importance is made to lie wholly in their evangelical function.
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  • Semler was much his superior in originality and boldness, and Mosheim in clearness, method and elegance.
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  • He was transparent in character, chivalrous, kindly, firm, eloquent and sagacious; his purity of motive and unselfishness commanded absolute confidence; he had originality and initiative in dealing with new and difficult circumstances, and great aptitude for business details.
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  • Other works by Hirsch were Horeb, and commentaries on the Pentateuch and Psalms. These are marked by much originality, but their exegesis is fanciful.
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  • His readiness and skill, his happy instinct for grace of arrangement, atoned for want of originality and real power.
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  • The degree of originality of the Conics can best be judged from Apollonius' own prefaces.
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  • And Yet, While Canada'S Intellectual Product Is Essentially An Offshoot Of The Parent Literature Of England, It Is Not Entirely Devoid Of Originality, Either In Manner Or Matter.
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  • By 1834 his originality and resource in experiment were fully recognized, and he was appointed professor of experimental philosophy at King's College, London, in that year.
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  • Aristotle's originality soon asserted itself in early writings, of which fragments have come down to us, and have been collected by Rose (see the Berlin edition of Aristotle's works, or more readily in the Teubner series, which we shall use for our quotations).
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  • His first separate publication was Meteorological Observations and Essays (1793), which contained the germs of several of his later discoveries; but in spite of the originality of its matter, the book met with only a limited sale.
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  • His primary aim has been declared to be the advancement and elaboration of the theory of differential equations, and it was with this end in view that he developed his theory of transformation groups, set forth in his Theorie der Transf ormationsgruppen (3 vols., Leipzig, 1888-1893), a work of wide range and great originality, by which probably his name is best known.
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  • In spite of this dependence on his predecessors his work shows originality, especially in the arrangement of his material.
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  • His father was struck by the weight and originality of his views, asked him to put them in writing, and then recommended the publication of the manuscript.
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  • His commentaries are of permanent value, not only because of the author's originality, but also because of his erudition.
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  • On the other hand, even where the creative originality of Rome was most pronounced, as in the sphere of Law, there were elements of Hellenic origin.
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  • However little real originality there is in Mahomet's doctrines, as against his own countrymen he was thoroughly original, even in the form of his oracles.
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  • Count Auersperg's first publication, a collection of lyrics, Bleitter der Liebe (1830), showed little originality; but his second production, Der letzte Ritter (1830), brought his genius to light.
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  • But Auersperg's fame rests almost exclusively on his political poetry; two collections entitled Spaziergdnge eines Wiener Poeten (1831) and Schutt (1835) created a sensation in Germany by their originality and bold liberalism.
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  • But the only really great prose-writer of the period was the Norwegian, Niels Treschow (1751-1833), whose philosophical works are composed in an admirably lucid style, and are distinguished for their depth and originality.
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  • A learned philosophical writer, not to be compared, however, for genius or originality to Kierkegaard, was Frederik Christian Sibbern (1785-1872).
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  • The evidence, However, afforded (a) by the parallel version of Deuteronomy and (b) by the literary analysis of J and E not only fails to support this tradition, but excites the gravest suspicions as to the originality both of the form and of the position in which the Decalogue now appears.
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  • All originality is crushed out and a blind and ludicrous dependence on written tradition - even in things profane - takes its place.
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  • The former of these is in the Uffizi at Florence; of the latter, four versions exist, that in the National Gallery (formerly in the Ashburton-Northampton collections) having the best claim to originality.
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  • The dull treatise of John of Ireland (q.v.) lays claim to originality of a kind.
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  • The year after the first publication of the quaternion method, there appeared a work of great originality, by Grassmann," in which results closely analogous to some of those of Hamilton were given.
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  • The music is generally emotional, the expression direct and passionate; there is no lack of melodic charm and originality, yet the total effect is frequently disappointing.
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  • On this, as on the former trial, nothing was stated against the originality of the invention.
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  • On a motion for a new trial on the 10th of November of the same year it was stated that he was furnished with affidavits contradicting the evidence that had been given by Kay and others with respect to the originality of the invention; but the court refused to grant a new trial, on the ground that, whatever might be the fact as to the question of originality, the deficiency in the specification was enough to sustain the verdict, and the cancellation of the patents was ordered a few days afterwards.
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  • Simple and uncritical in his modes of thought, and apparently devoid of any striking originality, he collected in his numerous and elaborate treatises the results of such research in theology, philosophy, science and history as was in his time possible in Syria.
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  • A study of his works reveals an unusual combination of skill and originality in the mathematical treatment of many of the most difficult problems of astronomy, an unfailing patience and sagacity in dealing with immense masses of numerical results, and a talent for observation of the highest order.
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  • The Divine Comedy, the Canzoniere and the Decameron were works of monumental art, deriving neither form nor inspiration immediately from the classic's, but applying the originality of Italian genius Petrarch to matter drawn from previous medieval sources.
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  • Acquisition supplanted invention; imitation of classical authors suppressed originality of style.
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  • What has chiefly to be noted regarding the achievements of the Spanish race in arts and letters at this epoch is their potent national originality.
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  • Sculpture, on the contrary, in which art, as in architecture, the medieval French had been surpassed by no other people of Europe, was practised with originality and power in the reigns of Henry II.
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  • It was only at a later period that the formalism of pseudo-classic pedantry reduced natural and national originality to a dead unanimity.
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  • In all the literary work which has been mentioned, the originality and freshness of the French genius are no less conspicuous than its saturation with the new learning and with Italian studies.
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  • This important principle was developed by Cumberland with much originality and vigour.
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  • The Cypriote temper, however, lacks originality; at all periods it has accepted foreign innovations slowly, and discarded them even more reluctantly.
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  • This feature naturally complicates all questions affecting origin and originality, and cannot be ignored in any study of the Talmud in its bearing upon the New Testament.'.
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  • They touch, on the one hand, the absolute originality of Christianity and its attitude to Jewish legalism, and, on the other, the true place of the pseudepigrapha in Jewish thought and the antiquity of the Judaism which dominates the Talmud.
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  • His histories of philosophy are marked more by critical scholarship than by originality of thought, though they are interesting as asserting the now familiar principle that the history of philosophy is not the history of opinions, but of reason as a whole; he was among the first to attempt to formulate a principle of the development of thought.
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  • His father, Heinrich Floris Schopenhauer, the youngest of a family to which the mother had brought the germs of mental malady, was a man of strong will and originality, and so proud of the independence of his native town that when Danzig in 1793 surrendered to the Prussians he and his whole establishment withdrew to Hamburg.
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  • They seem to have embodied the lectures of Ammonius with additions by Philoponus, and are remarkable rather for elaborate care than for originality and insight.
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  • His songs, his satires, his occasional pieces, without displaying any real originality, show Dalin's tact and skill as a workman with the pen.
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  • Jakob Wallenberg (1746-1778) described a voyage he took to the East Indies and China under the very odd title of Min son pei galejan (" My Son at the Galleys "), a work full of humour and originality.
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  • With all these faults, and in spite of a terrible vulgarity of mind, an absence of humour, and a boundless confidence in the philosophy of Nietzsche, Strindberg is a writer of very remarkable power and unquestionable originality.
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  • His originality and grasp of mind enabled him to seize the essential among masses of details, and he had in a marked degree the power of carrying a subject farther than his predecessors.
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  • What originality it had - at first sight it would seem not much - belongs to these thinkers; but the loss of all their works except the hymn of Cleanthes, and the inconsistencies in such scraps of information as can be gleaned from unintelligent witnesses, for the most part of many centuries later, have rendered it a peculiarly difficult task to distinguish with certainty the work of each of the three.
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  • If, however, in the science of nature the Stoics can lay claim to no striking originality, the case is different when we come to the science of man.
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  • Chrysippus's im mediate successors were Zeno of Tarsus, Diogenes of Seleucia (often called the Babylonian) and Antipater of Tarsus, men of no originality, though not without ability; the two lastnamed, however, had all their energies taxed to sustain the conflict with Carneades (q.v.).
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  • Diniz, who had been educated by Amyeric of Cahors, proved himself the most fecund poetking of his day, though the pleiad of fidalgos forming his court, and the jograes who flocked there from all parts, were fewer in number, less productive, and lacked the originality, vigour and brilliance of the singers who versified round Alphonso III.
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  • His 200 sermons are a mine of learning and experience, and they stand out from all others by their imaginative power, originality of view, variety of treatment and audacity of expression.
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  • The Operas portuguezas of Antonio Jose da Silva, produced between 1733 and 1741, owe their name to the fact that arias, minuets and modinhas were interspersed with the prose dialogue, and if neither the plots, style, nor language are remarkable, they have a real comic force and a certain originality.
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  • Originality of conception, vividness of presentation, fertility of imagination, wide knowledge of Scripture and a happy faculty of applying it, intense spiritual fervour, a striking physique and a powerful voice made him a great pulpit force.
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  • This work, which embodied the results of many years' research, was distinguished by its strict adherence to the scientific method of investigation by experiment, and by the originality of its matter, containing, as it does, an account of the author's experiments on magnets and magnetical bodies and on electrical attractions, and also his great conception that the earth is nothing but a large magnet, and that it is this which explains, not only the direction of the magnetic needle north and south, but also the variation and dipping or inclination of the needle.
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  • The author's extraordinary power, learning and originality were acknowledged on all hands, though he excited censure and suspicion by his tenderness to the alleged heresies of Conyers Middleton.
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  • He impressed every one as a man of extraordinary acuteness and originality; and these solid gifts were set off to the highest advantage by quickness of thought and speech, a lucid style, wit and poetic fancy, and a social warmth which made him delightful as a friend and companion.
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  • If we look in his works for brilliancy and originality we shall be disappointed.
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  • In spite of a perhaps exaggerated admiration for his hero, Gruel displays in his work so much good faith, insight and originality that he is accepted as a thoroughly trustworthy authority.
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  • Heber's hymns and other poems are distinguished by finish of style, pathos and soaring aspiration; but they lack originality, and are rather rhetorical than poetical in the strict sense.
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  • His originality and the fervour of his imaginative passion made him extremely attractive to the younger generation of poets, who saw that he had broken through the old tradition, and were ready to follow him implicitly into new fields.
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  • A highlyreputed series of life-sized chalk drawings of the same heads, of which the greater portion is at Weimar, consists of early copies, and is interesting though having no just claim to originality.
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  • The laborious attempts that have been made, particularly in Germany, to affiliate the Travels only serve to bring Swift's essential originality into stronger relief.
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  • If we look in Longfellow's poetry for originality of thought, profound psychological analysis or new insights into nature, we shall be disappointed.
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  • When Livingstone began his work in Africa the map was virtually a blank from Kuruman to Timbuktu, and nothing but envy or ignorance can throw any doubt on the originality of his discoveries.
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  • Like most men of great originality, Hamilton generally matured his ideas before putting pen to paper.
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  • Allies was one of the ablest of the English churchmen who joined the Church of Rome in the early period of the Oxford movement, his chief work, The Formation of Christendom (London, 8 vols., 1865-1895) showing much originality of thought and historical knowledge.
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  • The buildings erected by Abdur Rahman were pretentious, but unmarked by any originality in design and hardly worthy representation of the beauty and dignity of Mahommedan architecture.
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  • His chief work, the Commentary on the Pentateuch, is distinguished by originality and charm.
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  • His teaching, though strictly trinitarian, shows considerable freedom and originality of thought; in many points his mental and spiritual affinities with Origen show themselves with advantage, as in his doctrine of airoKariwrao-ts or final restoration.
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  • As to intellectual vigour, the age that produced two minds of such marked originality in different spheres as Wycliffe and Chaucer must not be despised, even if it failed to carry out all the promise of the 13th century.
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  • The minor accuracies, the limitation of range, the treading and re-treading of the same small patch of ground, the concentration of interest in success before a board of examiners, were all uncongenial to a nature of exuberant intellectual curiosity and of strenuous and self-reliant originality.
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  • The effort is made here (I) to mention writers of great originality and distinction, (2) writers of special importance to some one Christian confession, (3) without needless repetition of what has already been said, (4) dogmatic treatises being preferred but not to the exclusion of everything else.
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  • He can claim originality only in his choice of the particular point at which that seat was placed, and in his recognition of the fact that his alliance with the Christian church could be best maintained in a new atmosphere.
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  • The originality of Epicurus lay in his theory that the highest point of pleasure, whether in body or mind, is to be attained by the mere removal of pain or disturbance, after which pleasure admits of variation only and not of augmentation; that therefore the utmost gratification of which the body is capable may be provided by the simplest means, and that " natural wealth " is no more than any man can earn.
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  • There was, however, in his theory an originality, a force, an apparent coherence which rendered it undeniably impressive; in fact, we find that for two generations the efforts to construct morality on a philosophical basis take more or less the form of answers to Hobbes.
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  • Private property is in this sense " natural " from its obvious advantages in encouraging ' The originality - such as it is - of Paley's system (as of Bentham's) lies in its method of working out details rather than in its principles of construction.
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  • The subjects of most of his dramas were taken from Latin and Italian poets (Atalanta after Ovid, Lavinia after Virgil, Armida after Tasso); but at least in two dramas, Pavlimir and Tsaptislava, he displayed some originality, taking his themes from Servian national history.
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  • But on the whole Servian literature on the Adriatic coast showed little originality in the 18th century; its writers were content to produce good translations of Latin, Italian and French works.
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  • Together with the original hubcaps with painted logos, can we talk about originality or not!
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  • Otherwise more identikit Floyd bereft of any real originality or inspired conceptualized cognizance.
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  • Created by Tony Garnett, The Cops has been rightly lauded for its originality and brutal honesty.
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  • Impressive imagination and individuality combined with that musical mix reveals Lowe as a peerless melodist and a songwriter of panoramic originality.
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  • Even the choice of the name Antonio lacks any originality in the drama of the period.
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  • Students are encouraged to design and maintain some of their own equipment and are given every opportunity to demonstrate originality.
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  • To maintain the originality, each centrally heated cottage is furnished with locally made pine furniture, including the bedroom suites.
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  • We do not, however, claim any originality here.
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  • The first, maintained by Tom Willis is named, with startling originality 'The Pyramid ' .
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  • The quality, the diversity of design, and the sheer originality of Mexican silver jewelry makes the items on sale here truly special.
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  • Complex machines, films, live music and an acute sense of the absurd combine in creating images of striking originality.
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  • The submitted work need not be in its final form but must provide evidence of outstanding originality and promise.
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  • Yet such a desire seems to be a precondition of the highest kind of creative originality.
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  • This is mindless pap at its most mindless that has no originality at all, offering nothing new to the genre.
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  • The show is lacking wit, originality or any sparkle and has, too fast, became a pastiche of itself with effortless ease.
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  • A compilation which does not meet the originality criteria for copyright protection is protected by a new intellectual property right called database right.
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  • It is however salutary to remember the genuine need for originality in the creation of a copyright protectable database within the Directive.
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  • Tables, not, as tradition would have it, imported from Greece, but the natural and spontaneous product of ancient Roman customs, and many other similar theories were discovered by Vico, and expounded with his usual originality, though not always without blunders and exaggerations.
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  • This work, described by one of his friends as " a miracle of boldness," is full of originality and suggestiveness, but its publication awakened against him a storm of theological prejudice, which followed him more or less through life.
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  • A layman's work may have the advantage of originality or the drawback of imperfect knowledge.
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  • He claims originality for his theory that the moral evil is the practical denial of a true proposition and moral good the affirmation of it (see Ethics).
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  • Though he laid no claim to originality and merely sought to collect and systematize the traditions of antiquity, his influence in the Far East has been unbounded, and he must be pronounced one of the most powerful advocates of peace and humanity that have ever existed.
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  • Jordanes professes to have had the work of Cassiodorus in his hands for but three days, and to reproduce the sense not the words; but his book, short as it is, evidently contains long verbatim extracts from the earlier author, and it may be suspected that the story of the triduana lectio and the apology quamvis verba non recolo, possibly even the friendly invitation of Castalius, are mere blinds to cover his own entire want of originality.
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  • We never find in Bacon himself any consciousness of originality; he is rather a keen and systematic thinker, working in a wellbeaten track, from which his contemporaries were being drawn by theology and metaphysics.
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  • This success was largely due to the originality of its title, the diversity of its contents (von Hartmann professing to obtain his speculative results by the methods of inductive science, and making plentiful use of concrete illustrations), the fashionableness of its pessimism and the vigour and lucidity of its style.
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  • Meanwhile at Mentone in the winter of1873-1874he had grown in mind under the shadow of extreme physical weakness, and in the following spring began to contribute essays of high originality to one or two periodicals, of which the Cornhill, then edited by Sir Leslie Stephen, was at first the most important.
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  • It is needless to reproduce this here, because the information is now readily accessible elsewhere; in 1881 there was an originality in this survey, which gave promise of a still more radical treatment such as that of Bernhard Duhm, a fascinating commentary published in 1892.
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  • His style and expository power are highly praised, but the subject-matter shows little originality.
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  • Table services of Owari porcelain the ware itself excellently manipulated and of almost egg-shell fineness2re now decorated with floral scrolls, landscapes, insects, birds, figure-subjects and al sorts of designs, chaste, elaborate or quaint; and these services, representing so much artistic labor and originality, are, sold for prices that bear no due ratio to the skill required in their manufacture.
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  • Though it was not one of the great eras in the annals of literature, yet the century which produced Martial, Juvenal and Tacitus cannot be pronounced barren in literary originality, nor that which produced Seneca and Quintilian devoid of culture and literary taste.
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  • Others may have surpassed him in originality, learning or reasoning power, but for grasp of his subject, clearness of language, lucidity of arrangement, felicity of illustration, vividness of imagination, elegance of diction, and above all, for sympathy with the intellectual position of those whom he addressed, he has hardly been rivalled.
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  • Though not endowed with the strength and originality of mind that characterized Tyndale's work, Coverdale showed great discrimination in the handling and use of his authorities, and moreover a certain delicacy and happy ease in his rendering of the Biblical text, to which we owe not a few of the beautiful expressions of our present Bible.
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  • But A Rich Vocabulary, A Mastery Of Verse Forms Quite Beyond The Range Of Cremazie, Real Originality Of Conception, Individual Distinction Of Style, Deep Insight Into The Soul Of His People, And, Still More, The Glow Of Warm Blooded Life Pulsing Through The Whole Poem, All Combine To Give Him The Greatest Place At Home And An Important One In The World At Large.
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  • It has been largely borrowed either from previous English or from later German idealism, and what originality it has possessed has been mainly shown in that spirit of eclectic compromise which is so dear to the English mind.
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  • In all connected with their own homes the French adhere to their traditions far more than other nations, and the attempt at originality in the introduction of metal-work into the scheme of decoration of a room is almost unknown.
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  • As Cicero's philosophical writings have been severely attacked for want of originality, it is only fair to recollect that he resorted to philosophy as an anodyne when suffering from mental anguish, and that he wrote incredibly fast.
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  • It would be an error to exaggerate either the force or the originality of these early developments of a national Finnish literature, which, moreover, are mostly brief and unambitious in character.
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  • But the Aramaic version has Greek birthmarks (see especially p. 7, line 18), which other scholars than its editor have thought decisive against its originality.
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  • This bold attempt is entirely factitious and verbal, and it is only his employment of various terms not generally used in such a connexion (axiom, theorem, corollary, etc.) that gives his treatise' its apparent originality.
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  • It was, however—and this is sure to earn me the wrath of many humanities professors—a time of surprisingly little originality.
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  • Many spoke eloquently and with originality.
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  • They tend to marvel at a story and characters that resonate in the mind, distinguished prose and originality.
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  • The two houses which he has erected will bear comparison with any in Oxford for solidity of material and originality and excellence of design.
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  • The originating emotion still clots the lines or, in striving for originality, the work becomes muddled, pretentious or incoherent.
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  • Cultural icons such as A-list celebrities, United States Presidents and pop-singers also lack the irony and originality necessary for an outstandingly unique name.
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  • Your home is your canvas and the one place you can put your stamp of originality on without caring what anyone else thinks.
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  • Such summaries could cover the fun and originality of a game, or the quality of the graphics, the flow of game play and other features.
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  • In addition to their superbly made bottoms, Levi jeans also come in several special collections that showcase the consumers' originality and style.
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  • Your guests are sure to appreciate the originality.
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  • An online bridal boutique such as Bridal Originals provides the perfect gallery to show just how varying punk wedding gowns can be, while all are still within the genre of originality and cutting edge design.
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  • Whichever option you choose, purple zebra-themed bedding shows off your originality and distinctive style.
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  • Quality and originality are the two biggest concerns when buying an infant holiday dress.
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  • Originality is important when selecting your child's dresses.
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  • Whether you're creating a video game website or you just want to jazz up some of your own work, using video game fonts is an excellent way to add some spice and originality!
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  • The originality of Madame Alexander dolls lies in the exquisitely detailed artistry of the doll's faces, the beautifully coifed hairstyles and the gorgeous costumes.
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  • Maybe you just want to add a spark of originality with some mobile phone's backgrounds?
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  • While originality is very important, try to remember it isn't everything.
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  • Choreographed hip hop loses the vital elements of originality and improvisation that were so important to the development of the dance as well.
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  • Gottex produces designer swimsuits from Israel and has been a symbol of originality and vision in the swimwear industry for over fifty years.
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  • Why duplicate everyone else at the beach this summer when you can flaunt the originality and innovation that epitomizes Australia.
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  • Textured glass or crystal and artistic patterns in a variety of materials show a love of innovation and originality that represented this time period.
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  • While reviewing other people's grant applications is a great way to get ideas and inspiration for your own proposals, it's important to keep in mind that originality and creativity are keys to grant writing success.
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  • In addition, all of our articles are reviewed by an experienced editor to ensure accuracy and originality.
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  • Whoever first came up with the idea of Halloween pun costumes either deserves a medal or a pie in the face, but they are now a staple of every party and sometimes so clever, they win contests for sheer originality.
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  • The attendees at some of the biggest parties are very serious about their costumes and expect to see originality.
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  • They want originality, freshness and good manners.
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  • Kors' creative styles will provide even the most sensible consumer with a look of nonchalant originality; and this nonchalant edginess is exactly what defines high fashion.
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  • The official Betsey Johnson label was founded in 1978, and has received international accolades for its unique look and ideas rich in originality.
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  • These might make a cute graduation gift with some cash inside, a cute Vacation Bible School item, or just a fun way to show your originality.
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  • The designs are almost always recognizable and have been widely copied, but can never be duplicated in their originality.
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  • Originality, it seems, is often forsaken when satin ballet slippers in neutral shades all look the same.
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  • Eye tattooing of this nature is generally considered dangerous and unadvisable; however, some people choose to undergo the procedure as an expression of boldness, body ownership and originality.
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  • While it might warrant some explaining, dressing as enemies from historical tales could make for some very smart costumes - particularly if your school is able to give prizes to reward the originality of the costumes at a pep rally.
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  • Cheerleading coaches should be encouraged to look outside the world of cheerleading to acquire themes and ideas that can give their squad's stunts and moves a spark of originality.
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  • His choice of eclectic, moving songs like Mad World helped to establish his originality and set him apart from the rest of the pack.
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  • Unlike store-bought party decorations, homemade decorations can highlight your originality and show your guests what a welcoming and willing host you are.
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  • These reality TV wedding shows are popular with viewers because of their originality.
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  • Originality - The last test, and perhaps most difficult one to pass, is whether a site really offers something new and different to the world wide web.
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  • In short, while it is easy to use, the Golden Web Awards site itself fails rather spectacularly in the field of content or originality.
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  • If he had had all his own originality without the itch of appearing original, he would have made his fascination irresistible.
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  • Fuzuli showed far more originality than any of his predecessors; for, although his work is naturally Persian in form and in general character, it is far from being a mere echo from Shiraz or Isfahan.
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  • The clearness, elegance and originality of his mode of presentation give lucidity to what is obscure, novelty to what is familiar, and simplicity to what is abstruse.
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  • Another popular writer of great originality was Joseph Radakovics alias Vas-Gereben.
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  • These works exhibit great originality and mark an important epoch in the history of algebra.
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  • Though without claims to creative originality, Terence must have had not only critical genius, to enable him fully to appreciate and identify himself with his originals, but artistic genius of a high and pure type.
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  • That his personality was influential, and his intrepid originality of great value as an example in his own country, is undeniable.
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  • It is difficult to form a clear estimate of the importance of the last systematizer of medicine - John Brown (1735-1788) - for, though in England he has been but little regarded, the wide though shortlived popularity of his system on the Continent shows that it must have contained some elements of brilliancy, if not originality.
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  • As high a degree of originality may be shown in transformation as in invention, as Moliere and Shakespeare have proved in the region of dramatic art.
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  • His chief claim to distinction is his literary originality.
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  • His superior skill and grace as well as the originality of the settings of his acts, made him a popular favourite.
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  • In putting this question, not less than in answering it, consists Berkeley's originality as a philosopher.
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  • If he has any originality, it consists in substituting for the association of ideas the " economy of thinking," by which he means that all theoretical conceptions of physics, such as atoms, molecules, energy, &c., are mere helps to facilitate our consideration of things.
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  • When two thinkers of such eminence (probably the two greatest ethical thinkers of antiquity) have arrived independently at this strange"--conclusion, have agreed in ascribing to cravings, felt in this life, so great, and to us so inconceivable, a power over the future life, we may well hesitate before we condemn the idea as intrinsically absurd, and we may take note of the important fact that, given similar conditions, similar stages in the development of religious belief, men's thoughts, even in spite of the most unquestioned individual originality, tend though they may never produce exactly the same results, to work in similar ways.
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  • In these three volumes, which appeared at long intervals, the author's theories are not always in complete harmony, nor are they always presented in a very luminous or coherent manner, but they are marked by originality and vigour.
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  • The new art school, on the contrary, breaks wholly with tradition, unless unconsciously influenced by the Japanese, and awards the highest place to originality in design.
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  • In the domain of bronze and imitation bronze statuary the originality of the French is absolutely unrivalled.
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  • German and Austrian workers had for years shown more energy than originality, but they have recently embraced the newest English developments and carried them to extremes of exaggeration.
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  • While he emphasizes in the later sophists the consequences of the fundamental error of sophistry - its indifference to truth - he does honour to the genius and the originality of the leaders of the movement.
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  • Sculpture exhibited realistic vigour of indubitably native stamp; and the minor plastic crafts were cultivated with success on lines of striking originality.
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  • Bearing in mind how largely the Finn cycle is modelled on the older Ulster epic, works of originality composed between 1000 and 1600 are with one or two exceptions conspicuously absent.
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  • Yet through all that he wrote there runs a vein of originality.
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  • From first to last Arabian philosophers made no claim to originality; their aim was merely to propagate the truth of Peripa teticism as it had been delivered to them.
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  • Graham's work is remarkable at once for its originality and for the simplicity of the methods employed in obtaining most important results.
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  • The influence of his mother, and his own wide reading and critical character, made him at one time inclined to hold liberal opinions on govern the extreme right, and distinguished by ished himself b the vigour and originality with which he defended the rights of the king and the Christian monarchy against the Liberals.
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  • His speeches of this period show great debating skill, combined with strong originality and imagination.
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  • And there is no originality in it; only endless permutations and combinations of doctrines already known and accepted.
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  • Originating emotion still clots the lines and, while we strive for originality, the work becomes muddled, pretentious or incoherent.
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  • The Lace Market Hotel is the ticket in Nottingham for location, originality and the odd celeb.
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  • Produce a sufficiently cogent, well-illustrated dissertation, which indicate originality of consistent thinking and application of ideas, concepts and theories.
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  • At the same time this strategy does not efface local cultural originality, the specific imagery bound to certain localities.
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  • The codified criteria of originality (after Young) is no long-standing tradition and the characterisation of use as theft is persuasive rhetorical flourish.
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  • But "genius" and "originality" are words we should not use lightly.
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  • For power and range of imagination, for freshness and vividness of conception, for truth and originality of presentation, few Roman poets can compare with him when he is at his best.
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  • The native folklore and poetry of the Albanians can hardly compare with that of the neighbouring nations in originality and beauty.
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  • Cotton.In 1901, 166,000 persons were employed in the spinning and weaving of cotton, French cotton goods being distinguished chiefly for the originality of their design.
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  • Morton no doubt impressed Lancastrian traditions upon Henry VII., but he cannot be credited with any great originality as a statesman, and Henry's policy was as much Yorkist as Lancastrian.
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  • Nevertheless, there is a charm of originality about his earlier logical work which no competent reader can fail to appreciate.
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  • There is such a many-sided richness, such a tenderness, such a poetry, such an originality, such a distinction revealed by the innumerable anecdotes in the memoirs of his disciples, that his personality is brought home to us as one of the most lovable and one of the strongest of men.
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  • Without any marked originality, his writings are distinguished by lucidity of exposition and genuine philosophic spirit.
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  • But this originality cannot be absolute, for, whatever may have been the relations of Babylonia and the Aryans, the latter brought civilization to India from the west, and it is not always clear whether similarity of government and institutions is the result of borrowing or of parallel development.
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  • It is the main inspiration of Japanese art, which, however, shows great originality in its treatment of borrowed themes.
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  • Though Howe was now nearly seventy, and had been trained in the old school, he displayed an originality not usual with veterans, and not excelled by any of his successors in the war, not even by Nelson, since they had his example to follow and were served by more highly trained squadrons than his.
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  • That originality and independence became more conspicuous when he reached his second stage as a political economist, struggling forward towards the standpoint from which his systematic work was written.
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  • His originality lies in trying to discover an exact mathematical relation between them.
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  • The writings of Erskine, especially his published letters, are distinguished by a graceful style, and possess originality and interest.
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  • Zoroaster's teachings show him to have been a man of a highly speculative turn, faithful, however, with all his originality, to the Iranian national character.
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  • The second class of Hungarian modern novelists is led by the well-known Koloman Mikszath, a poet endowed with originality, a charming naiveté, and a freshness of observation from life.
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  • These works possess considerable originality, and contain many new improvements in algebraic notation; the unknown (res) is denoted by a small circle, in which he places an integer corresponding to the power.
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  • Both works, though showing little originality of thought, achieved wide popularity.
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  • The style was applied only to the representations of sacred personages and scenes, and as the traditional forms and attributes of the Brahmanic and Buddhist divinities were mutable only within narrow limits, the subjects seldom afforded scope for originality of design or observation of nature.
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  • The originality of the motive did not prevent the adoption of all the Chinese conventions, and of some new ones of the artists own.
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  • With reference to Automathes he is much more reserved in his praise, denying alike its originality, its depth and its elegance; but, he adds, " the book is not devoid of entertainment or instruction."
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  • No one who is really experienced in economic investigation cares to emphasize the originality, still less the revolutionary character of his own work.
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  • Over against its want of originality must be set the fact, not merely that Syrian culture ultimately spread extensively towards the West, but that the Syrians (as is shown by the inscriptions of Teima, &c.) long before the Christian era exercised over the northern Arabs a perceptible influence which afterwards, about the beginning of the r st century, became much stronger through the kingdom of the Nabataeans.
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  • The high degree of civilization then prevailing in the country is proved by its architectural remains dating from the early Christian centuries; the investigations of De Vogue, Butler and others, have shown that from the 1st to the 7th century there prevailed in north Syria and the Hauran a special style of architecture - partly, no doubt, following Graeco-Roman models, but also showing a great deal of originality in details.
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  • As a philosopher, he can advance no claim to originality, his laborious treatise on Platonic theology being little better than a mass of ill-digested erudition.
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  • And the whole breathes such a genuine originality, all is psychologically so accurate and just, the earliest beginnings of the new religious.
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  • Lassalle did not lay claim to any special originality as a socialistic thinker, nor did he publish any systematic statement of his views.
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  • The Thracians of the region from Olympus to the Pangaean district, usually regarded as rude tribes, had from a very early time worked the gold and silver of that region, had begun to strike coins almost as early as the Greeks, and displayed on them much artistic skill and originality of types.
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  • Originality was at no time the strong point of the middle ages, but in the later period it was almost of necessity buried under the mass of material suddenly thrust upon the age, to be assimilated.
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  • It is here that she shows her true originality and by these she will chiefly live.
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  • His compendium is entirely wanting in originality, and perhaps unusually destitute of common sense, but it became so popular as to be reprinted up to the end of the 16th century.
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  • The language of the prose Lancelot is good, easy and graceful, but the adventures lack originality and interest, and the situations repeat themselves in a most wearisome manner.
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  • His learning was greater than his originality, and he was one of the least heterodox of the Italian divines who rejected Roman Catholicism.
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  • He was a man of great originality, and numerous stories were told of his striking sayings and eccentric conduct.
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  • Vigour of reasoning and originality of view were not his characteristics as a writer; nor will the student who has raked these dust-heaps of miscellaneous learning and oldfashioned mysticism discover more than a few sentences of genuine enthusiasm and simple-hearted aspiration to repay his trouble and reward his patience.
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  • Albert and no doubt stood on a higher level than Anselm and Abelard, not merely by their wider range of knowledge but also by the intellectual massiveness of their achieve ments; but it may be questioned whether the earlier writers did not possess a greater force of originality and a keener talent.
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  • Thus does Arabian medicine appear as judged from a modern standpoint; but to medieval Europe, when little but a tradition remained of the great ancient schools, it was invested with a far higher degree of originality and importance.
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  • Some of the old masters of the Yamato school were, however, admirable in their rendering of the burlesqtie, and in modern times KyOsai, the last of the Hokusai school, outdid all his predecessors in the riotous originality of his weird and comic fancies.
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  • The more subservient Champagny now became what was virtually the chief clerk in the French foreign office; and other changes placed in high station men who were remarkable for docility rather than originality and power.
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  • And though Bede makes no pretensions to originality, least of all in his theological works, freely taking what he needed, and (what is very rare in medieval writers) acknowledging what he took, "out of the works of the venerable Fathers," still everything he wrote is informed and impressed with his own special character and temper.
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  • Personal affection and political devotion had in these two years made him appear indispensable to the party, although nobody ever regarded him as in the front line of English statesmen so far as originality of ideas or brilliance of debating power were concerned.
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  • The literary history of Siena, while recording no gifts to the world equal to those bequeathed by Florence, and without the power and originality by which the latter became the centre of Italian culture, can nevertheless boast of some illustrious names.
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