From his third to his tenth year Peter shared the miseries and perils of his family.
The object of the sacrifice being to bridge the gulf between the sacred and profane worlds, the sacrificer had to remain in contact with the victim, either personally, or, to avoid ritual perils, by the intermediary of the priest.
Having urged this view upon the country, when war was declared he felt that it would be inconsistent for him not to share personally in the perils of a conflict which he believed to be a just one, and which he had done as much as he could to bring about.
The clergy, indeed, received a large share; but the government of the Latin principality remained lay and military, the only form of government possible for a colony surrounded by perils and camped in a hostile country.
Although he had saved the papal institution from one of the gravest perils it had ever encountered, the cardinals, the court of Rome and Innocent himself could not easily pardon him for being what he had become - a private person more powerful in the Church than the pope and the bishops, and holding that power by his personal prestige.
In the first years of the century a little clique at Philadelphia became alarmed at the increase of the "money power," and at the growing perils to democracy.
His devotion to Protestantism made him feverishly alive to the perils which threatened the Reformation; and he took an alarmist view of every situation.
Ever dreading a blow, he was always eager to strike the first; and alive to the perils of peace, he was blind to the dangers of war.
Narrowly escaping the perils of the Revolution, it was exhibited in Paris, by Napoleon's desire, in 1803-1804, and has since been in civil custody at Bayeux, where it is now exhibited under glass.
After encountering many adventures in all parts of the unknown seas, among the lotuseaters and the Cyclopes, in the isles of Aeolus and Circe and the perils of Scylla and Charybdis, among the Laestrygones, and even in the world of the dead, having lost all his ships and companions, he barely escaped with his life to the island of Calypso, where he was detained eight years, an unwilling lover of the beautiful nymph.
We should come home from far, from adventures, and perils, and discoveries every day, with new experience and character.
Protecting your child from all the perils of the world is something that every parent wants to do.
In the midst of all his perils, which read like stories from the Arabian Nights, Abd-ar-rahman had been encouraged by reliance on a prophecy of his great-uncle Maslama that he would restore the fortune of the family.
She was at once raised to the throne by the party of progress, as represented by Prince Menshikov and Count Tolstoy, whose interests and perils were identical with those of the empress, before the reactionary party had time to organize opposition, her great popularity with the army powerfully contributing to her success.
By the withdrawal of Sparta and her Peloponnesian allies from the fleet the perils and the glories of the Persian War were left to Athens, who, though at the outset merely the leading state in a confederacy of free allies, soon began to make herself the mistress of an empire.
That the colony successfully weathered its early perils was due more to Winthrop's skill and wisdom than to the services of any other of its citizens.
it meant the ruin of the landed class, it tended co spoil the moral of those who from the walls of Athens annually watched the wasting of their homesteads, and it involved the many perils of an overcrowded city - a peril increased by, if not also the cause of, the plague.
The Chamber, though convinced of the danger of this reform, the perils of which were incisively demonstrated by Sella, voted by an overwhelming majority for an immediate reduction of the impost by onefourth, and its complete abolition within four years.
Of all the orators who declaimed from the tribune, Mirabeau alone realized the perils of the situation and possessed the power of mind and will to have mastered them.
Donnie's entrance seemed to brighten Edith's morning as she clucked over him, cautioning him about the perils of his undertaking in a dozen different ways, all the while ignoring father Donald who'd fled from her bed the night before.
He passed the remainder of his life at Wittenberg, braving the perils of war and persecution rather than desert the place dear to him as the home of the Reformation.
There was for the future one Venice and one Venetian people dwelling at Rialto, the city of compromise between the dangers from the mainland, exemplified by Attila and Alboin, and the perils from the sea, illustrated by Pippin's attack.
The perils of dialectic are distinguish the genuine Aristotle from the questionable accompaniments with which he had made his first appearance in Western Europe.
He warned Buckingham and Prince Charles of the perils of their project for the Spanish marriage, and after their return from Madrid he encountered their resentment by opposing war with Spain.
Her death took place on the 1st of August, and the security felt by the public, and perhaps the sense of perils escaped by the termination of the queen's life, were shown by a considerable rise in the national stocks.
At last they journeyed back again to France, not without considerable experiences of the perils of the deep, which Joinville tells with a good deal of spirit.
Enmity between Girondin and Jacobin grew fiercer as the perils of the Republic increased.
Meanwhile, however, more pressing perils distracted the attention of the government.
The realm at this time was environed by perils.
In his later writings he deals with modern society, its vices, ideals and perils; yet in many essentials he is a manifest disciple of Calderon.
Prompted alike by patriotism and ambition, at the prime of manhood he chose the cause of national independence with all its perils, and stood by it with an unwavering constancy until he secured its triumph.
The British government, on hearing of his arrival at Plymouth, decided to send him to St Helena, the formation of that island being such as to admit of a certain freedom of movement for the august captive, with none of the perils for the world at large which the tsar's choice, Elba, had involved.
By this time, too, he had conceived a passion for the perils and adventures of warfare.
The new grand vizier, Cicala, by his severity to the soldiers, mainly Asiatics, who had shown cowardice in the battle, drove thousands to desert; and the sultan, who had himself little stomach for the perils of campaigning, returned to Constantinople, leaving the conduct of the war to his generals.
After setting forth that " building with brick was not only more comely and durable, but also more safe against future perils of fire," it was enacted " that all the outsides of all buildings in and about the city should be made of brick or stone, except doorcases and windowframes, and other parts.
Returning to Hail in the absence of the amir, he was expelled by the governor; he succeeded, however, in finding protection at Aneza, where he spent several months, and eventually after many hardships and perils found his way to the coast at Jidda.
The invitation was declined, but in the 16th century the Syrian Christians sought the help of the Portuguese settlers against Mussulman oppression, only to find that before long they were subjected to the fiercer perils of Jesuit antagonism and the Inquisition.
Owing to the anarchy which prevailed during the 10th, 11th and 12th centuries, facilities of communication disappeared almost entirely, even for men of rank a long journey involved danger of starvation or fatal exposure, and the pains and perils of travel became a household word among the people.
Nevertheless, permanent if partial dissolution was at hand, for no one of the perils which the popes had seemingly so successfully overcome had failed to weaken the constitution of their empire; and it is impossible to comprehend 'its comparatively sudden disintegration without reckoning with the varied hostile forces which were accumulating and combining strength during the 14th and 15th centuries.
The perils of this system becoming apparent, the province was divided (1478 or 1479) into two separate governments, named after their capitals Gawil and Mahur.
While refusing to acknowledge the Roman Church as the true church, he allowed it to be a true church and a branch of the Catholic body, at the same time emphasizing the perils of knowingly associating with error; and with regard to the English Church he denied that the acceptance of all its articles was necessary.
The rule of Alstahoug extended over all the neighbouring districts, including Dass's native island of Hero, and its privileges were accompanied by great perils, for it was necessary to be constantly crossing stormy firths of sea.
The perils are different but it is possible to go much better prepared than carrying a rusty assegai!
We follow this energetic bunch through the perils of drunken nights out and unprotected one-nighters, finishing up cross-legged in the G.U.M clinic.
inscrutable face, and an extraordinary capacity for scenting hidden perils.
perils of the sea " .
perils of war.
perils of student life Have a good summer.
perils of a unipolar world in which America is the sole power.
perils of smoking (" Smoking kills.
Be warned, you'll have to brave the perils of the tunnel, once again, on your return.
We have survived grave perils in the past, and we can do so again now.
On the way he encounters many perils which he must overcome including ghouls, a giant walrus and a saber tooth tiger.
While abroad young Napier escaped some perils that existed at home.
This horror story neatly illustrates the perils surrounding gifts of second hand computers.
Lost in the Delta Quadrant, the crew of the USS Voyager face the perils of the long journey back to Earth.
There is also provision for the reinstatement of records lost through the insured perils.
perils on the sea?
sabrethe way he encounters many perils which he must overcome including ghouls, a giant walrus and a saber tooth tiger.
The coin of Menander could have been a lucky charm, and given the perils of ancient seafaring he needed one.
The perils of the ' departmental silos ' run particularly deep in Northern Ireland, for two crucial reasons.
Those that have joined with their honor great travails, cares, or perils are less subject to envy.
Who can predict what perils we may unwittingly unleash upon ourselves, without even realizing our mistake for years or decades?
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To earn his freedom Lucas must learn how to live among the colony and sur vive the perils of the insect world.
In consequence Cromwell summoned both Houses to his presence on the 4th of February 1658, and having pointed out the perils to which they were once more exposing the state, dissolved parliament, dismissing the members with the words, "let God be judge between me and you."
This, according to Westermarck, is the central idea of human sacrifice: the victim is substituted for the sacrificer, to deliver him from perils by disease, famine or, more indefinitely, from the wrath of the god in general.
Hastily and violently converted, driven like a wedge between the Eastern and the Western Empires, the young kingdom was exposed from the first to extraordinary perils.
It was a legacy of immense responsibilities and perils, for France was bound in common prudence to endeavour to ruin a power which encircled her on every side save the sea and threatened her independence.
But he brought home to Jews the perils that confronted them; he compelled many a "semi-detached" son of Israel to rejoin the camp; he forced the "assimilationists" to realize their position and to define it; his scheme gave a new impulse to "Jewish culture," including the popularization of Hebrew as a living speech; and he effectively roused Jews all the world over to an earnest and vital interest in their present and their future.
It was about this time that some of the leading theologians of the Roman Catholic Church, conceiving that the best way of meeting present perils was to emphasize, as well as to define more clearly, the authority of the pope, advised him to make his personal infallibility a dogma of the Church, and urged strenuously on him the necessity of calling a council for that purpose.
On the rzth of June Knollys wrote to Cecil at once the best description and the noblest panegyric extant of the queen of Scots - enlarging, with a brave man's sympathy, on her indifference to form and ceremony, her daring grace and openness of manner, her frank display of a great desire to be avenged of her enemies, her readiness to expose herself to all perils in hope of victory, her delight to hear of hardihood and courage, commending by name all her enemies of approved valour, sparing no cowardice in her friends, but above all things athirst for victory by any means at any price, so that for its sake pain and peril seemed pleasant to her, and wealth and all things, if compared with it, contemptible and vile.
This disappointment of his ambition would not perhaps in itself have sufficed to stir Mehemet Ali to revolt against his master; but it was ominous of perils to come, which the astute pasha thought it wise to forestall.
Whereof fail you not as you will answer the contrary at your uttermost perils '.
There are a host of diseases, insects and vehicular perils that hamper kitty's outdoor experience.
Older cats with compromised vision and agility cannot compete with the perils of the outside world.
Since I was about to take on the last name "Murphy" I had been warned extensively about the perils of "Murphy's Law" - whatever can go wrong, will go wrong.
A dog's teeth need to be kept clean to avoid the perils of gum disease.
Young people going online need to keep the possible perils in mind while using this medium.
When young people are aware of teen Internet safety issues and know how to avoid online perils appropriately, they are less likely to be bullied or harassed while online.
Lipman-Bluementhal, Jean, et al. Step Wars: Overcoming the Perils and Making Peace in Adult Stepfamilies.
It is built to be durable and withstand the perils of travel.
What makes these boots so outstanding is their ability to meet the perils of the outdoor world head on.
This process is not without its pitfalls and perils.
The specific perils that are covered are spelled out in the policy.
Specific perils and endorsements outlining a risk or defining a peril are generally added to the Standard form.
Exclusions list perils that are not covered under the standard homeowner policy.
The Standard Policy covers specific named perils which means they will be clearly stated in the policy.
Named perils might include specific risks.
Renters insurance is a form of insurance that covers a policyholder's belongings against perils such as fire, theft, wind and vandalism.
A person who owns a dwelling will likely be required to buy building insurance to protect the structure itself against various perils -including damage caused by fire- if there is a mortgage on the property.
The company offers protection to companies who insure their customers against both natural and man-made perils.
Luke, deep in Taoist monk-like training under Yoda, becomes aware of the perils of his friends through the Force, and leaves his training unfinished to come to their aid.
Long before cloning was a reasonable possibility, science fiction had explored its uses and its perils.
on the 27th of September 1540, and successfully steered it through many perils that beset it in its early days.
Extract: We all know about the perils of Islamic fanaticism.
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