From the time of Galen, however, it has been usual to speak of the life of the body either as proceeding in accordance with nature (Kara Ou6cv, secundum naturam) or as overstepping the bounds of nature (irapa OvQCV, praeter naturam).
A limit is placed on our knowledge of astrophysics which, up to the present time, we have found no means of overstepping.
infringeassaults someone then he is overstepping his rights by infringing on the liberty of another.
overstepping of prograde metamorphic reactions in metapelites from the Bushveld aureole.
overstepping of limits later on in Genesis 11 with the Tower of Babel.
overstepping political limits.
Liane Jose sustains the delicate balances within Anna's mind, never overstepping the mark into caricature or melodrama.
Make sure the person touching knows what parts of the body are ok to explore with his/her hands, and which parts might be overstepping boundaries.
Warner sometimes finds itself on the wrong side of some negative publicity when they demand a royalty from, say, a school, but technically, they are not overstepping any bounds.
She next went to Seville to found a house, thus overstepping for the first time the boundaries of the Castiles, to which her authorization limited her.
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