Phrase sentence example

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  • She repeated the phrase over and over, searching for another meaning.
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  • He hated that phrase as much as the cold shoulder.
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  • For more examples see noun phrase, adjectival phrase and adverbial phrase.
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  • How many times have you heard the phrase "resting the voice"?
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  • Michaud had only waited for this to bring out the phrase he had prepared.
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  • Children seldom have any difficulty in understanding her; which suggests that her deliberate measured speech is like theirs, before they come to the adult trick of running all the words of a phrase into one movement of the breath.
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  • She smiled, and repeated the phrase.
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  • If Plutarch tells us that he superintended the great works of Pericles on the Acropolis, this phrase is very vague.
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  • In this sense the name is most commonly associated with the familiar phrase "as proud as Lucifer."
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  • I the correct Hebrew phrase is found.
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  • Even in the Bill of Rights the phrase "Protestant religion" occurs, but not "Protestant Church," and it was reserved for the Liberal government, in the original draft (afterwards changed) of the Accession Declaration Bill introduced in 1910, to suggest "Protestant Reformed Church of England" as a new title for the Established Church.
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  • We have further to consider the possibility of sudden changes of phrase during an encounter between two molecules, and we can easily form an estimate of the amount of apparent widening due to this cause.
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  • From this phrase is derived the later term " Ontology " (q.v.).
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  • He quotes with approval Schelling's phrase, " Nature is visible Intelligence and Intelligence visible Nature."
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  • But perhaps Caird's phrase "a perfect intelligence" has beguiled him into thinking that the one subject of universal experience is not mere mankind, but God Himself.
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  • The popes, as the phrase went, became Spanish chaplains, with a fixed territory guaranteed to them by Spanish arms; apart from the addition of Ferrara and one or two other petty principalities on the extinction of the reigning house, its boundaries remained unchanged till Napoleonic times.
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  • The idea of convection of heat by an electric current, and the phrase "specific heat of electricity" were introduced by Thomson as a convenient mode of expressing the phenomena of the Thomson effect.
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  • Throughout this document the phrase the Conservators ' land refers to the land owned or managed by the conservators ' land refers to the land owned or managed by the Conservators.
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  • Then, while browsing my website stats, I saw various google searches from the phrase ' mark oaten coprophilia ' .
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  • And signing in ASL is not very effective as there is no one-to-one correspondence between signed and written phrase.
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  • We cringe, knowing that the BBC would never be so gauche as to use such an outdated phrase as " virtual reality " .
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  • Multiroom audio is a rather glib phrase often used by installers.
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  • It think the technical term for the phrase in question is " gobbledy gook " .
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  • Gustave Le Bon used the phrase " collective hallucinations " that could motivate people for good or ill.
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  • He also heralds the end of episodes with the oft spoke catch phrase " time for bed " .
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  • Was the phrase, " will not impinge " a step too far for the Minister?
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  • A repeats the phrase with a falling intonation that indicates the end of the sentence.
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  • There is no need to use inverted commas for a phrase of more than one word.
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  • Toy Story The phrase vinyl junkie has taken on a whole new meaning with the rise of the new wave toy culture.
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  • Goto keywords - Shows how many times each keyword phrase was used in the last month.
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  • Spencer welcomed the Darwinian theory, and enriched it with the phrase" survival of the fittest "; but he did not give up the (Lamarckian) belief in the hereditary transmission of the modifications of organisms by the exercise of function.
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  • What remain of these effusions have no special quality except good sense, refined feeling, accuracy of phrase, and a curious correctness of accent and rhythm.
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  • Both were feeble, and, in Gibbon's phrase, slumbered on their thrones, leaving the government to others.
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  • The Red Vic is the only place where I've heard the phrase " Quick, The Aquarium restroom's sprung a leak!
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  • The fifth movement is a jig or waltz where the phrase lengths are, unlike the first movement, gradually lengthened.
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  • Included among all the clothing was a phrase book to help us grasp the local lingo.
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  • The phrase " charging " is not used or defined in any of the texts exploring animal locomotion.
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  • In the present context, where there are no expected benefits for the participant, this phrase appears meaningless.
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  • The phrase " a people's Europe " is, in fact, a hollow mockery.
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  • British multiculturalism ' Britain is a multicultural society ' - the phrase is bandied about religiously, but the meaning is rarely examined.
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  • Thus we have the familiar modern phrase ` To carry coals to Newcastle ', an expression of something which is quite needless.
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  • Actually, the phrase the cat's pajamas means the same thing... only no one seems to know quite why!
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  • Her argument may one day give the phrase ' triggering the placebo effect ' a place in popular parlance.
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  • H ave you heard the phrase a cat's paw?
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  • From now on all conversation is in standard phraseology, with each phrase having a pre-determined response.
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  • Not that the phrase ' visual poetics ' in itself provides answers, since it is ambiguous.
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  • Example - type probate registry to find the exact phrase probate registry to find the exact phrase probate registry.
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  • Well, nothing - ' get your goat ' appears to be a stand-alone phrase with no connection to ruminant quadrupeds.
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  • Excite requires quotation marks to indicate a phrase search, otherwise they are linked by the Boolean operator OR.
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  • Using phrases searching by using a phrase is a useful way of increasing the relevance of your results.
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  • Yet, despite all this, it remains seductive to use a phrase like " reptile brain.
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  • However, the phrase book referred to above was a good standby.
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  • If we wish to know what Wagner means, we must fight our way through his drama to his music; and we must not expect to find that each phrase in the mouth of the actor corresponds word for note with the music. That sort of correspondence Wagner leaves to his imitators; and his views on " Leit-motifhunting," as expressed in his prose writings and conversation, are contemptuously tolerant.
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  • It is no exaggeration to say that a parallel condition in literature would be produced by a strong public opinion to the effect that any Enelish style was hopelessly out of date unless it consisted exclusively of the most difficult types of phrase to be found in the works of Browning and Meredith.
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  • He may be said to have gained a world-wide reputation by his use of the phrase "blood is thicker than water" to justify his intervention on behalf of the British squadron engaged in the operations against the Peiho Forts.
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  • From the biological point of view the reference of certain modes of behaviour, termed instinctive, to faculties of mind for which "instinct" is the generic term is scarcely satisfactory; from the psychological point of view the phrase "without necessary knowledge of the relation between the means employed and the end attained" is ambiguous.
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  • When war broke out, October 1899, Milner rendered the military authorities "unfailing support and wise counsels," being, in Lord Roberts's phrase "one whose courage never faltered."
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  • But the phrase "Campanian arrogance" seems to have been used proverbially for "gasconade"; and, as there was a plebeian gens Naevia in Rome, it is quite as probable that he was by birth a Roman citizen.
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  • The phrase was used as a booktitle by Origen and others, and is equivalent to our " miscellanies."
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  • In spite of the phrase renatus in aeternum, there is no reason to suppose that the ceremony was in any way borrowed from Christianity.
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  • What, for instance, is meant by the phrase " national independence " in this connexion?
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  • Again, we may ask, what is meant by the phrase " national honour "?
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  • I'm proud to say that I wrote the phrase " No one gives an oink... " God, I'm weird.
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  • Who can read the last phrase, the coming revolution in Europe, without feeling the most profound pathos?
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  • Or, according to the phrase which recurs so often during the middle ages, " universale intelligitur, singulare sentitur."
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  • The two systems were nothing more as yet than two different ways of interpreting a phrase of Porphyry, and they remained unnoticed in the for nearly two centuries not so much for its dialectics S' and philosophy as for its humanistic culture.
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  • They display, in a rather irregular style and with some oddities of dialect and phrase, extraordinary narrative skill and a high degree of ability in that special art of the 17th century - the drawing of verbal portraits or characters.
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  • To the Prophecy of Restoration we may fitly apply the words, too gracious and too subtly chosen to be translated, of Renan, "ce second Isaie, dont Fame lumineuse semble comme impregnee, six cent ans d'avance, de toutes les rosees, de tous les parfums de l'avenir" (L'Antechrist, p. 464); though, indeed, the common verdict of sympathetic readers sums up the sentence in a single phrase - "the Evangelical Prophet."
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  • Nevertheless the necessary movements were initiated by orders at noon on the 2nd of July, and one phrase in these saved the situation.
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  • When Mr Gladstone suddenly adopted the cause of Home Rule for Ireland, he "found salvation," to use his own phrase, and followed his leader.
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  • The failure of the government in Ireland (where the only success was Mr Birrell's introduction of the Universities Bill in April 1908), their internal divisions as regards socialistic legislation, their variance from the views of the selfgoverning colonies on Imperial administration, the admission after the general election that the alleged "slavery" of the Chinese in the Transvaal was, in Mr Winston Churchill's phrase, a "terminological inexactitude," and the introduction of extreme measures such as the Licensing Bill of 1908, offered excellent opportunities of electioneering attack.
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  • By the phrase "in order" he may himself have intended chiefly to contrast the orderliness and consecutiveness of his account with the necessarily fragmentary character of the catechetical instruction which Theophilus had received.
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  • The phrase, "devil's advocate," has by an easy transference come to be used of any one who puts himself up, or is put up, for the sake of promoting debate, to argue a case in which he does not necessarily believe.
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  • When he wrote the latter work he must have left Royaumont, as he speaks of returning from the funeral of Prince Louis (15th January 1260) "ad nostram domum," a phrase which can hardly be explained otherwise than as referring to his own Dominican house, whether at Beauvais or elsewhere.
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  • There is now and then an energetic phrase, but as a whole the vocabulary is jejune; the sentences are overloaded; the pitch is flat.
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  • His forefathers were Gledstanes of Gledstanes, in the upper ward of Lanarkshire; or in Scottish phrase, Gledstanes of that Ilk.
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  • But he and his colleagues were now, in Disraelitish phrase, " exhausted volcanoes."
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  • No phrase is commoner in the mouths of Western collectors than Old Satsuma; no ware is rarer in Western collections.
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  • The Letters of Cicero are thoroughly natural - colloquia absentium amicorum, to use his own phrase.
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  • Malachi indeed assumes that the " whole tithe " - the Deuteronomic phrase for the tithe in which the Levites shared - is not stored in each township, but brought into the treasury at the Temple.
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  • In December 1567 the Scottish parliament was informed that the letters were signed by Mary (they are unsigned), but the phrase is not used in the subsequent act of parliament.
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  • In the sense of "revere" or "respect," the verb "to worship" occurs in the English Prayer-book, in the phrase "with my body I thee worship" in the Marriage Service.
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  • That phrase accurately describes the prevalent bias of its author's mind.
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  • With the latter phrase we might compare Gal.
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  • It is noteworthy that the word av6.9E1.ta had fallen into disuse about the beginning of the 4th century, and that, throughout the same period, no instance of the judicial use of the phrase rapaSovvat T(i) larava can be found.
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  • His phrase does not therefore sanctify the established fact but, on the contrary, declares that it partakes of reality only so far as it embodies the ideal of a coherent and stable system which it is not.
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  • Our usual English phrase " History of Doctrine " ignores that distinction.
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  • There were special privileges surrounding tenancies of these lands, such as freedom from tolls and duties, exemption from danegeld and amercement, from sitting on juries, &c. Hence, the phrase "ancient demesne" came to be applied to the tenure by which the lands were held.
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  • In many trust-deeds of this date (which did not contain doctrinal clauses), and for long after, the phrase " Presbyterian or Independent " occurs.
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  • Before his time instrumental music was chiefly written for the Paradiesensaal, and its melody often sacrificed vitality of idea to a ceremonial courtliness of phrase.
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  • To the phrase" ye shall be as gods "a later writer may have added" knowing good and evil,"but" to be as gods "originally meant" to live the life of gods - wise, powerful, happy."The serpent was in the main right, but there is one point which he did not mention, viz.
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  • Often the phrase is the equivalent of sovereignty.
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  • The phrase judex arbiterve frequently occurs.
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  • He was a great extempore preacher and exposed to the peril of the unconsidered "telling" phrase.
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  • Hence, too, he spoiled nothing by anxious revision in terror lest some phrase not of the golden age should escape from his pen.
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  • This salutary doctrine, however, has undoubtedly been obscured to some extent by the phrase a poena et a culpa, which, from the 13th century to the Reformation, was applied to Plenary Indulgences.
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  • The phrase, however, was far from being confined to the unlearned.
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  • The phrase exercised the minds of learned canonists all through the middle ages, but still held its ground.
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  • The most accepted modern theory is that it is merely a catchword surviving from a longer phrase which proclaimed how, during such Indulgences, ordinary confessors might absolve from sins usually " reserved " to the Bishop or the Pope.
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  • The phrase Cent Jours was first used by the prefect of Paris, the comte de Chabrol, in his speech welcoming the king.
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  • In the New English Dictionary the earliest example of the word " classical " is the phrase " classical and canonical," found in the Europae Speculum of Sir Edwin Sandys (1599), and, as applied to a writer, it is explained as meaning " of the first rank or authority."
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  • By the fall of Constantinople in 1 453, " Italy (in the eloquent phrase of Carducci) became sole heir and guardian of the ancient civilization," but its fall was in no way necessary for the revival of learning, which had begun a century before.
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  • The law of the 1st of May 1802 brought the lycees into existence, the subjects being, in Napoleon's own phrase, " mainly Latin and mathematics."
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  • Many even of these readings merely relate to variations of spelling, pronunciation or grammatical forms; others substitute a more decent expression for the coarser phrase of the text, but in some instances the suggested reading really affects the sense of the passage.
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  • St Luke's phrase is a general one, " about thirty years old," and cannot be so pressed as to exclude some latitude in either direction.
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  • She could not afford to recognize Mary's claim, for that would have been to alienate the Protestants, double the number of Catholics, and, in her own phrase, to spread a winding-sheet before her eyes; for all would have turned to the rising sun.
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  • But service under Northumberland was no bed of roses, and in his diary Cecil recorded his release in the phrase ex misero aulico factus liber et meijuris.
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  • The use of "chapel" as a common term for all Nonconformist places of worship was general through most of the 19th century, so that "church and chapel" was the usual phrase to mark the distinction between members of the established Church and those of Nonconformist bodies.
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  • It changed thought into an emotional dream; it plunged into the ocean of sentiment; it treated the old world of fable as the reflection of a higher reality, and transformed reality into poetry; and after all these expedients, to borrow a phrase of Augustine's, it only saw afar off the land of its desire.
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  • Each " saying " is introduced by the phrase Jesus says " (XE'y€) and the collection is described in the introductory words of the 1903 series as Xoyyoc not as X&yca.
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  • It need mean no more (Lightfoot, Essays on Supernatural Religion, 172 seq.) than narratives of (or concerning) the Lord; on the other hand, the phrase is capable of a much more definite meaning, and there are many scholars who hold that it refers to a document which contained a collection of the sayings of Jesus.
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  • The phrase " when ye shall be stripped and not be ashamed " contains an idea which has some affinity with two passages found respectively in the Gospel according to the Egyptians and the so-called Second Epistle of Clement.
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  • Another famous interpretation was Rashbam's view that the much disputed phrase in Gen.
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  • Great emphasis has been laid on the agreement of a tetrapolis, formed by Nineveh, Khorsabad, Calah and Keramlis, with the dimensions given by Diodorus and with the phrase " an exceeding great city of three days' journey ."
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  • The phrase used is AELTOvp'yEl y T 7 V XeLrovpyLav, " to liturgize the liturgy."
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  • He thus views the consecration of the elements as akin to other consecrations; and, like priestly ordination, as involving " a metamorphosis for the better," a phrase which later on became classical.
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  • This was the phrase of Gregory of Nyssa.
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  • They carry off men and women "to their own herd," in the phrase of Mr Kirk, and are kind to mortals who are kind to them.
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  • This valley in the coastal plain, with the much narrower rock-walled valley of the upper river in the prairie states, is the true valley of the S3ississippi river; but in popular phrase the Mississippi valley is taken to include a large central part of the Mississippi drainage basin.
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  • The early printed books are often called by old scholars codices impressi (typis), " printed manuscripts," a phrase which at first seems curious to us but becomes perfectly intelligible when we examine these codices impressi and observe how closely they follow the codices scripti.
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  • The words introducing this form (6Tav bE TO '&TL Tptrov irpoo-KaTnyopijTac, chap. so, s 9 b s 9), which are the origin of the phrase tertii adjacentis, disengage the verb of being (g un) partially but not entirely, because they still treat it as an extra part of the predicate, and not as a distinct copula.
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  • The term "East Indies" is still sometimes applied to the Malay Archipelago alone, and the phrase "Dutch East Indies" is commonly used to denote the Dutch possessions which constitute the greater part of that archipelago.
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  • He describes himself when he says, "The student of Christian doctrine, because he strives after exactness of phrase, because he is conscious of the inadequacy of any one human formula to exhaust the truth, will be filled with sympathy for every genuine endeavour towards the embodiment of right opinion.
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  • When the borough originated is not known, but Domesday Book mentions two hundred and seventy-six burgesses and land in commune burgensium, a phrase that may point to a nascent municipal corporation.
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  • His dialectical dexterity in evading the necessity of expressing his fiscal opinions further than he had already done became a daily subject for contemptuous criticism in the Liberal press; but he insisted that in any case no definite action could be taken till the next parliament; and while he declined to go the "whole hog" - as the phrase went - with Mr Chamberlain, he did nothing to discourage Mr Chamberlain's campaign.
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  • The phrase dies cinerum appears in the earliest extant copies of the Gregorian Sacramentary, and it is probable that the custom was already established by the 8th century.
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  • Wiedemann, in Erlangen Sitzungsberichte (1904, p. 33 o), translates the phrase given above as splinter of wood, by the term wooden cross.
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  • All three were of humble extraction, and sprang from the people in the full sense of the phrase.
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  • It was afterwards applied to the judges' private room behind the court, and, hence, in the phrase in camera, to cases heard in private, i.e.
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  • Thus "to do chivalry" was a medieval phrase for "to act the knight."
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  • The conception of the "Day of the Lord" is frequent and prominent in the prophets, and the sense given to the phrase by the people and by the prophets throws into bold relief the contrast between popular beliefs and the prophetic faith.
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  • His " philosophy " is usually summed up in the dogma " water is the principle, or the element, of things "; but, as the technical terms " principle " (apVrl) and " element " (o-TotXe70v) had not yet come into use, it may be conjectured that the phrase " all things are water" (7ravTa ubwp .uri) more exactly represents his teaching.
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  • It may be observed that, long after the Latins had ceased to exist as a separate people we meet in Roman writers with the phrase of nomen Latinum, used not in an ethnical but a purely political sense, to designate the inhabitants of all those cities on which the Romans had conferred " Latin rights " (jus Latinum) - an inferior form of the Roman franchise, which had been granted in the first instance to certain cities of the Latins, when they became subjects of Rome, and was afterwards bestowed upon many other cities of Italy, especially the so-called Latin colonies.
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  • Whenever Hume finds it impossible to recognize in an idea the mere copy of a particular impression, he introduces the phrase " manner of conceiving."
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  • While the prisoner defended himself with the calmest dignity and self-possession, Coke burst into the bitterest invective, brutally addressing the great courtier as if he had been a servant, in the phrase, long remembered for its insolence and its utter injustice - "Thou hast an English face, but a 'Spanish heart!"
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  • The Hebrew phrase is "men of grace," as in v.
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  • Its author himself, in tracing its filiation, points to the phrase "struggle for existence" used by Malthus in relation to the social competition.
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  • As Malachi speaks in Deuteronomic phrase of the "whole tithe," the payment to the Levites (now subordinate ministers of the Temple) was perhaps still only triennial; and if even this was difficult to collect, we may be sure that the minor sacrificial tithe had very nearly disappeared.
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  • The vividness and distinction of Pascal's phrase, his singular faculty of inserting without any loss of dignity in the gravest and most impassioned meditation what may be almost called quips of thought and diction, the intense earnestness of meaning weighting but not confusing the style, all appear here.
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  • Hence the phrase "tree of Jesse" is applied to a design representing the descent of Jesus from the royal line of David, formerly a favourite ecclesiastical ornament.
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  • In two successive numbers of the World, the Dictionary was, to use the modern phrase, puffed with wonderful skill.
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  • At the death of the Jacobite patriarch Cyriacus in 817, the church was agitated by a dispute about the use of the phrase "heavenly bread" in connexion with the Eucharist.
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  • An anti-patriarch had been appointed in the person of Abraham of Kartamin, who insisted on the use of the phrase in opposition to the recognized authorities of the church.
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  • Against this Austria protested, as having the same right as Prussia to Kiel; an angry correspondence followed; but neither power was quite prepared for war, and on the 20th of August 1865 the convention of Gastein, to use Bistnarcks phrase, papered over the cracks.
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  • It was noted for the first time in this February speech, but the most striking instance was in a speech on Mr Osborne Morgan's Burials Bill in April 1875, in which he described a Quaker funeral, and protested against the "miserable superstition of the phrase `buried like a dog.'" "In that sense," he said, "I shall be buried like a dog, and all those with whom I am best acquainted, whom I best love and esteem, will be ` buried like a dog.'
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  • Nay more, my own ancestors, who in past time suffered persecution for what is now held to be a righteous cause, have all been buried like dogs, if that phrase is true."
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  • The phrase "a free breakfast table" was his; and on the rejection of Forster's Compensation for Disturbance Bill he used the phrase as to Irish discontent, "Force is not a remedy."
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  • Most of the compositions in the literary language, whether old or archaistic, are in a stilted style and often with parallelisms of phrase like those of Hebrew poetry.
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  • He was a consummate artist in verse, and his impressions are given with the most delicate exactitude of phrase, and in a very fine strain of imagination.
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  • E regularly uses the phrase "and Pharaoh's heart was strong (pin)," or "and Yahweh made strong (p'Tn) Pharaoh's heart" and "he would not let the children of Israel (or, them) go."
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  • To use his own famous phrase, however, he regarded himself as but "the first servant of the state"; and during the next eleven years he proved that the words expressed his inmost conviction and feeling.
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  • It was the domicile of about 4,000,000 unnaturalized citizens of the Central Powers - " enemy aliens," to use an old and misleading phrase that was revived.
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  • The gods were worshipped as the givers of the kindly fruits of the earth, and, as all over the world " bread and salt " go together in common use and common phrase, salt was habitually associated with offerings, at least with all offerings which consisted in whole or in part of cereal elements.
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  • He was responsible for the passing of the Vestry Act of 1831, and is said to have first used the phrase "his majesty's opposition."
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  • The necessity for such a phrase as "Anglican Communion," first used in the 19th century, marked at once the immense development of the Anglican Church in modern times and the change which has taken place in the traditional conceptions of its character and sphere.
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  • It was he who coined the phrase (Birmingham, 1894) as to the government's "ploughing the sands" in their endeavour to pass Liberal legislation with a hostile House of Lords.
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  • In Mr Asquith's phrase, it was "ploughing the sands."
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  • In 1592 parliament " ratified the liberty of the true kirk," leaving little liberty for king and state, since, in the phrase of one preacher, " the king might be excommunicated in case of contumacy and disobedience to the will of God," as interpreted by the ministers.
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  • Both sides concur in the position assumed by Darwin, that the word "chance" in such a phrase as "chance variation" does not mean that the occurrences are independent of natural causation and so far undetermined, but covers in the first place our ignorance of the exact causation.
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  • The implication of the phrase may go farther, suggesting that there is no connexion between the appearance of the variation and the use to which it may be put.
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  • The historic importance of this event gave rise to the phrase "crossing the Rubicon" for a step which definitely commits a person to a given course of action.
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  • A common mistake is to regard them as a black race, as indicated by the old English phrase "Black-aMoor," i.e.
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  • The last provision meant that the growing Protestantism was to be fought by harrassing litigation - nicht fechten sondern rechten was the phrase.
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  • It was formerly supposed that the phrase " over the columns " pointed to the existence of sculptured metopes, but no pedimental groups.
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  • The " East Indies," as opposed to the " West Indies," is an old-fashioned and inaccurate phrase, dating from the dawn of maritime discovery, and still lingering in certain parliamentary papers.
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  • The book was not premeditated; a single poem, called out by the recruiting for the abhorred Mexican war, couched in rustic phrase and sent to the Boston Courier, had the inspiriting dash and electrifying rat-tat-tat of this new recruiting sergeant in the little army of Anti-Slavery reformers.
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  • In the sailing directions, issued in 1561, for the use of this expedition the phrase " las Islas Filipinas " was used as applying to the entire archipelago.
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  • The essential questions that are involved are so old that historians commonly speak of the "Eastern Question" in reference to events that happened long before the actual phrase was coined.
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  • That a phrase of so wide and loose a nature should have been stereotyped in so narrow a sense is simply the outcome of the conditions under which it was invented.
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  • The phrase " mechanical equivalent of heat" is somewhat vague, but has been sanctioned by long usage.
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  • In the theological phrase original sin it means the inherited tendency to do wrong.
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  • On its linguistic side, as discourse it was used for any combination of names to form a phrase, such as the definition " rational animal," or a book, such as the Iliad.
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  • In the case of any subject-kind, its definition and its existence being avouched by vas, "heavenly body" for example, the problem is, given the fact of a non-self-subsistent characteristic of it, such as the eclipse of the said body, to find a ground, a / .t aov which expressed the a'irwv, in virtue of which the adjectival concept can be exhibited as belonging to the subjectconcept Kau' a&rO in the strictly adequate sense of the phrase in which it means also?7 abrO.
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  • Distinct alike from thing and mental happening, it seems to correspond to " meaning " as it is used as a technical phrase now-a-days.
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  • This pococurantism might easily be interpreted as an insight into the limitations of inverse method as such or as a belief in the plurality of causes in Mill's sense of the phrase.
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  • Berkeley, though at length the notions of spirits, acts and relations 6 give him pause, prefers the formula which Hume expresses in the phrase that " some ideas are particular in their nature but general in their representation," 7 and the afterhistory of " abstraction " is a discussion of the conditions under which one idea " stands for " a group. Not from those for whom general ideas mean schematic concepts, not imageable.
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  • Lotze on the one hand held the Hegelian " deduction " to be untenable, and classed himself with those who in his own phrase.
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  • Of epistemological logic in one sense of the phrase Lotze is still to be regarded as a typical exponent.
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  • The last phrase scarcely does justice to the truly humane and devout intentions of the missionaries; but in truth the mission system was a complete failure save in the accumulation of material wealth.
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  • That the writing of Solon's laws, which was f30va-rpocn 66v, was also vertical is rendered probable by the phrase 6 KitrwO�v vopos in Demosthenes' speech Against Aristocrates, � 28, for which Harpocration is unable to supply a satisfactory explanation.
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  • The product mu of the mass into the velocity is called the momentum or (in Newtons phrase) the quantity of motion.
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  • As meaning some form of feudal service rendered by tenants to their superiors, it survived for a long time in the Scottish phrase "arriage and carriage," this form of the word being due to a contraction into "arage."
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  • Medieval students possessed a considerable portion of the Latin classics, though Italy Greek had become in the fullest sense of the phrase Revival of a dead language.
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  • For the Germans the phrase " science of finance " (Finanzwissenschaft) refers exclusively to the economy of the state.
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  • A second characteristic is the predominance of the economic element in the several tasks that local administrations have to perform, and the consequent tendency to treat the charges of local finance as payments for services rendered, or, in the usual phrase, to apply the " benefits " principle, in contrast to that of " ability," which rightly prevails in national finance.
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  • These acts helped greatly to discredit the Moderate party, of whose spirit they were the outcome; and that party further injured their standing in the country by attacking Leslie, afterwards Sir John Leslie, on frivolous grounds - a phrase he had used about Hume's view of causation - when he applied for the chair of mathematics in Edinburgh.
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  • The leading idea which distinguishes his work from that of his predecessors was his use of the phrase " degree of electrification " with a clear scientific definition which shows it to be equivalent in meaning to the modern term " electric potential."
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  • It should be observed that many writers maintain that the phrase should be notiora natura; others, notiora naturae.
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  • In relative clauses the verb is sometimes made to agree; but in the oldest poetry we generally find the singular verb, as in the oft-repeated Gododin phrase Grvyr a aeth Gatraeth, " men who went (to) Catraeth " (not Gwyr a aethant).
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  • Each of the great gods was said to be lord or master of Maat; but from another point of view she " knew no lord or master," and the particular quality of deity was expressed in the phrase anx em maat, " living by Maat," which was applied to the gods of the physical world, the sun and moon, the days and hours, as well as to the divine king.
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  • Funck-Brentano also insists that the references to the "ancien prisonnier" in 1696 and 1697 must be to Mattioli, giving ancien the meaning of "late" or "former" (as in the phrase "ancien ministre"), and regarding it as an expression pertinent to Mattioli, who had been at Pignerol with Saint-Mars but not at Exiles, and not to Dauger, who had always been with SaintMars.
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  • But when he attempts to force du Junca's phrase "un ancien prisonnier qu'il avait a Pignerol" into this sense, he is straining language.
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  • The natural interpretation of the word ancien is simply "of old standing," and Barbezieux's use of it, coming after Louvois's phrase in 1691, clearly points to Dauger being meant.
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  • Here we have the identical phrase used of valets whom it is contemplated to bring in from outside for Fouquet; though it does not follow that any such valet was in fact brought in.
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  • He delivered the address on the death of Washington which contained the famous phrase, "first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen."
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  • There is, however, no truth in the story that the word einiges was altered by an imperial servant into ewiges, thus making the phrase "without any imprisonment" in the treaty of surrender to read "without perpetual imprisonment."
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  • Stead in 1885, as he had earlier supported Mrs Josephine Butler in a similar cause; he attacked the trade in alcohol; was an anti-vivisectionist; he advocated arbitration; and his vehement attacks on Sir Charles Dilke and Charles Stewart Parnell originated the phrase the "Nonconformist conscience."
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  • To view things thus is to view them, according to Spinoza's favourite phrase, sub specie aeternitatis.
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  • The phrase was not Blaine's, but his opponents made use of it to misrepresent his attitude toward the Roman Catholics, large numbers of whom are supposed, in consequence, to have withdrawn their support.
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  • This idea of universal conquest was with him a conception much stronger developed than that which had inspired the Achaemenid rulers, and he entered on the project with full consciousness in the strictest sense of the phrase.
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  • It will be impossible to uproot the phrase "dogmatic theology" among Protestants.
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  • From that time down to the annexation of the Transvaal in 1877, to quote The Carnar- once more the homely phrase of Paul Botha, Great - Britain "blew hot" in South Africa.
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  • They were therefore not merely trade unions in the current meaning of that phrase, but xvi.
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  • The phrase Il Principe della Musica, which has become finally associated with the name of Palestrina, originates with this biography.
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  • Formerly this technical phrase was explained to mean " the perception which irresistibly compels the subject to assent to it as true."
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  • The heterodox phrase with which this definition ends points to innovations in psychology which were undoubtedly real and important, suggested by the difficulty of maintaining the essential unity of the soul.
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  • Increase Mather was a great preacher with a simple style and a splendid voice, which had a "Tonitruous Cogency," to quote his son's phrase.
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  • Too much weight, however, must not be attached to these points; for (1) the phrase used in Lev.
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  • Its tribal deity, the god of the mountain, the Puy de Dome, rechristened in Roman phrase Mercurius Dumias, was famous far beyond its territory.
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  • The original site of Santa Cruz de la Sierra was in the uplands, but it was removed to its present site about 1590, the phrase "de la Sierra" being kept.
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  • An ardent republican, it was he who in the first session of the National Convention (September 21, 1792) proposed the motion for the abolition of the kingship, in a speech in which occurred the memorable phrase that "kings are in the moral order what monsters are in the natural."
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  • The phrase "ultimaThule" is commonly used to describe the farthest limit possible.
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  • Disputes arose when theologians tried to explain the latter phrase.
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  • The omniscient God, by means of His "scientia media" (the phrase is Molina's invention, though the idea is also to be found in his older contemporary Fonseca), or power of knowing future contingent events, foresees how we shall employ our own free-will and treat His proffered grace, and upon this foreknowledge He can found His predestinating decrees.
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  • The dominating ambition of his life was to achieve fame, but though that sometimes betrayed him into petty jealousy, it did not leave him insensible to the claims on his knowledge of the "cause of humanity," to use a phrase often employed by him in connexion with his invention of the miners' lamp. Of the smaller observances of etiquette he was careless, and his frankness of disposition sometimes exposed him to annoyances which he might have avoided by the exercise of ordinary tact.
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  • The hair having by some unknown means disappeared, Conon of Samos, the mathematician and astronomer, explained the phenomenon in courtly phrase, by saying that it had been carried to the heavens and placed among the stars.
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  • Perhaps the phrase "noble councillor" is intended to imply merely a man of wealth and position.
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  • The moralistic conception of the gospel as a "law of liberty," the very phrase recalling the expression of Barn.
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  • Preyer has criticized such views, grouping them under the phrase "theory of cosmozoa," and has suggested that living matter preceded inorganic matter.
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  • The waters of City Creek were at first diverted and a canal was built; and the results were encouraging, though in the summer of 1848 crops were destroyed by a swarm of black crickets; but in turn this pest was devoured by sea-gulls, and the phrase " gulls and crickets " has become one of peculiar historic significance in Utah.
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  • He has indeed praised "the self-sufficing power of solitude" in almost the same phrase as Wordsworth, and from time to time would even in youth seclude himself for a season in complete intellectual absorption, as when he toiled among his.
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  • There is no such thing, we have said, as an individual fact; and the nature of any fact is not fully known unless we know it in all its relations to the system of the universe, or, in Spinoza's phrase, sub specie aeternitatis.
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  • This study gives us the science of empirical psychology, or, as it is now termed, psychology sans phrase.
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  • According to the old phrase, logic is the art of correct thinking.
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  • As described above, it ought rather to be called, in Kant's phrase, the metaphysic of ethics.
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  • But the necessity of the connexion is also apparent, unless we are to suppose that, as regards the course of universal nature, man is altogether an imperium in imperio, or rather (to adopt the forcible phrase of Marcus Aurelius) an abscess or excrescence on the nature of things.
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  • In this the phrase "omnis comitatus in Hollandt" occurs, but without any further description of the locality indicated.
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  • Mayor's show in London is the most conspicuous survival; the processions connected with royal coronations and with court ceremonies generally; the processions of friendly societies, so popular in Great Britain and America; processions organized as a demonstration of political or other opinions; processions forming part of the ceremonies of public worship. In a narrower sense of "going forth, proceeding," the term is used in the technical language of theology in the phrase "Procession of the Holy Ghost," expressing the relation of the Third Person in the Triune Godhead to the Father and the Son.
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  • In the drawing of character, in the invention of felicitous phrase, in the contrivance of verbal music, he is deficient.
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  • From the heroine who is, in a phrase of Dryden's, "one of the coolest and most insignificant" heroines ever drawn, to the undignified Valens, the termagant Marcelle, and the peevish Placide, there is hardly a good character.
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  • The devout Moslem has to make a set response to each phrase of the Muezzin.
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  • Directly the Reform Bill had passed, the necessity of "inducing our masters to learn their letters" (in Robert Lowe's phrase) became pressing.
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  • It was Forster who, when appealing to the government at the time of Gordon's danger at Khartum, spoke of Mr Gladstone as able "to persuade most people of most things, and himself of almost anything," and though the phrase was much resented by Mr Gladstone's entourage, the truth that underlay it may be taken as representing the very converse of his own character.
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  • The nature of sterilization, and the difficulties in securing it, as well as the extreme delicacy of the manipulations necessary, made it possible for a very long time to be doubtful as to the application of the phrase omne vivum e vivo to the microscopic world, and there still remain a few belated supporters of abiogenesis.
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  • In short, the single corporeal element of the Ionian physicists was, to borrow a phrase from Aristotle, a permanent aorta having 7r1cOrj which change; but they either neglected the iraOn or confounded them with the oboia.
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  • This, however, is a description, not a definition, and we still want a definition for " number " in the phrase " number of times."
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  • It was not till Vaughan Thompson demonstrated, in 1830, their development from a free-swimming and typically Crustacean larva that it came to be recognized that, in Huxley's graphic phrase, "a barnacle may be said to be a Crustacean fixed by its head and kicking the food into its mouth with its legs."
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  • Against this custom, Gotama, the Buddha, especially warned his followers; and it is referred to in the well-known Greek phrase, Gymnosophist, used already by Megasthenes, which applies very aptly to the Niganthas.
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  • The bill did not create much enthusiasm among Liberals, and it was naturally opposed by the Conservatives, who were reinforced by a large section of moderate Liberals, nicknamed, in consequence of a phrase in one Of Brights speeches, Adullamites.
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  • Gladstone, emerging from his retirement, denounced the conduct of the Turks, In a phrase which became famous he declared that the, only remedy for the European provinces of the Porte was to turn out the Ottoman government bag and baggage.
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  • On Lord Beaconsfields return, however, he claimed for Lord Salisbury and himself that they had brought back peace with honor, and the country accepted with wild delight the phrase, without taking much trouble to analyse its justice.
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  • That he should not have known better, even by hearsay, than to address the House of Commons in fantastic phrase from the mouth of a fantastic figure is indeed remarkable, but not that he retained self-confidence enough to tell the unwitting crew who laughed him down that a time would come when they would hear him.
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  • If the phrase be understood to mean the realization of some capacities of the self it does not appear to discriminate sufficiently between the good and bad capacities; while the realization under present conditions of all the capacities of a self is impossible.
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  • In comparing the Irish tales with the saga, there will be felt deep divergencies in matter, style and taste, the richness of one contrasting with the chastened simplicity of the other; the one's half-comic, half-earnest bombast is wholly unlike the other's grim humour; the marvellous, so unearthly in the one, is almost credible in the other; but in both are the keen grasp of character, the biting phrase, the love of action and the delight in blood which almost assumes the garb of a religious passion.
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  • The dead are referred to by some roundabout phrase, never by name, for this might have the dangerous result of bringing back the spirit.
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  • So intense did the controversy now become, that at last, towards the end of 638, Heraclius published an Ecthesis, or Exposition of the Faith (composed by Sergius), which prohibited the use of the phrase "one energy," because of its disquieting effects on some minds, as seeming to militate against the doctrine of the two natures; while, on the other hand, the expression "two energies" was interdicted because it seemed to imply that Christ had two wills.
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  • From a similar sense comes the phrase "bird's-eye maple," a speckled variety of maple-wood, or the "bird's-eye handkerchief" mentioned in Thackeray's novels.
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  • Where the modern orator would employ a wealth of imagery, or elaborate a picture in exquisite detail, Demosthenes is content with a phrase or a word.
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  • Moreover the phrase "this law" is so ambiguous as to raise a much greater difficulty than that caused by the Greek mistranslation of the Hebrew word for "copy."
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  • This being cannot have been evolved out of the cult of ancestors, where ancestors are not worshipped; and he is not even regarded as a spirit, but, in Matthew Arnold's phrase, as " a magnified non-natural man."
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  • It is a plausible hypothesis that stocks which once claimed descent from animals, sans phrase, afterwards regarded the animals as avatars of Zeus.
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  • In announcing these facts to the House of Commons, George Canning, in a phrase that became famous, declared that he had called a new world into existence to redress the balance of the old and that if France had Spain, it should at least be Spain without her colonies.
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  • Spain was so far relaxed as to permit the re-establishment of the orders of St Vincent de Paul, St Philip Neri and one other among those approved by the Holy See, so that throughout the country the bishops might have at their disposal a sufficient number of ministers and preachers for the purpose of missions in the villages of their dioceses, &c. In practice the phrase one other was interpreted by the bishops, not as one for the whole of Spain, but as one in each diocese, and at the request of the bishops congregations of all kinds established themselves in Spain, the number greatly increasing after the loss of the colonies and as a result of the measures of secularization in France.i The result was what is usual in such cases.
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  • Moreover, the split in the Unionist party brought the united Liberal party in full force into the field, and at last the country began to think that the danger of Irish Home Rule was practically over, and that a Liberal majority might be returned to power in safety, with the prospect of providing an alternative government which would assure commercial repose (Lord Rosebery's phrase), relief from extravagant expenditure, and - as the working-classes were led to believe - a certain amount of labour legislation which the Tory leaders would never propose.
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  • It`was held by Gregory of Nyssa, Ambrose, who uses the phrase pia fracas, Augustine, Leo I., and Gregory I., who expresses it in its worst form.
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  • In English literature the phrase is found as far back as the Cursor Mundi (1300) and the Ayenbite of Inwit (1340).
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  • Further, all the fragments come from the provinces which were under the jurisdiction of Diocletian, from which it is argued that the edict was only published in the eastern portion of the empire; certainly the phrase universo orbi in the preamble is against this, but the words may merely be an exaggerated description of Diocletian's special provinces, and if it had been published in the western portion as well, it is curious that no traces have been found of it.
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  • As this was placed at the end of the ordinary (not the numeral) Greek alphabet, "alpha and omega" has become a proverbial phrase for first and last.
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  • The phrase was upturned on the end as if it was a question, but his expression labeled it a statement.
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  • The familiar phrase made her chest tighten.
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  • She forced herself to close her eyes to the battle and repeated the phrase over and over, searching for another meaning.
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  • Dean tried to phrase the next question as delicately as possi­ble, repeating it in his mind before releasing the words.
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  • The phrase 'mature male' rattled around in her thoughts.
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  • The phrase was hauntingly familiar, for he had used it every night for the past few years.
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  • As she tossed the paper into the trash, a phrase caught her eye and she retrieved that page.
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  • There was general agreement that the phrase "youth apathy" is a pernicious misnomer.
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  • Whoever coined the phrase "Familiarity breeds contempt" must have gone that route.
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  • The phrase has become a euphemism for the erosion of workers' basic rights.
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  • One hackneyed contemporary phrase is "a sense of identity."
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  • The phrase was preceded by a comma.
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  • The name Sudoku is the Japanese abbreviation of a longer phrase, meaning " the digits must remain single " .
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  • We could, therefore, abstract the variable from the feature in the adverb phrase rather than the adverb phrase rather than the adverb.
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  • The allegation was that the phrase was misleading advertising.
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  • He was fond of the phrase " culmination in Christianity, " which in itself would have had the dewy-eyed clappies agog.
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  • Moes Bar 12 phrase talking alarm clock with backlight, snooze and demo feature.
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  • We can now find anagrams where a word fits more than once into the original phrase.
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  • Of the three phrases, " designer argyle socks " will be the primary phrase used for optimization.
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  • Different computer suppliers have at different times used the phrase ' extended ASCII ' to denote different, and incompatible, extended character sets.
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  • What picture does the phrase " pompous ass " spontaneously bring to your mind?
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  • The phrase penal substitutionary atonement is normally applied to the restatement of this by John Calvin.
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  • Is the phrase that springs to mind tonight - got that lovely late pregnancy backache - bleurgh.
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  • The phrase scraping the barrel springs grimly to mind.
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  • The news blackout will not take effect here, on Kirkby Times, were free Speech isn't just a throwaway phrase.
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  • The judgment did not refer to the whole phrase ' dogs bollocks ' .
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  • The finite scheme of things, to use a homely phrase, is thus actually lifting itself by its own bootstraps.
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  • He was cashiered after one year when his wife bragged on the Internet that David invented the " axis-of-evil " phrase.
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  • The phrase " I'm too busy " simply does not exist here.
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  • Anyone who uses the phrase ' easy as taking candy from a baby ' has never tried taking candy from a baby ' has never tried taking candy from a baby.
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  • Her contemptuous and dismissive phrase " You're the Weakest Link, goodbye ", has become something of a national catchphrase.
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  • The only foolproof method of satisfying checkpoint 10.1 is to include the warning in the link phrase.
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  • The phrase seemed to me to capture the intense and direct physical sensations which are such a key part of playing the clavichord.
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  • This makes it possible to search inside a conjoined phrase as if it wasn't conjoined phrase as if it wasn't conjoined.
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  • The phrase " virtual reality, " coined by Jaron Lanier (3 ), is more generic than the term cyberspace.
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  • I have seen #1 ranking with a keyword phrase density of only 0.5% to over 20% .
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  • The phrase " quiet desperation " has always appealed to me.
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  • We therefore decided to see what we could learn by studying the noun phrase ' possesive determiner + upbringing ' in a larger corpus.
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  • The phrase " Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.. .
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  • They are the physical embodiment of the phrase " everyone has a book in them " .
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  • Which French textbook actually used the phrase " La plume de ma tante.. .
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  • To coin a phrase, it's a little too trad, dad.
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  • For the same reason the phrase " an hypnotic trance " will not be used.
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  • As soon as you make a selection, the SpeechGuard pronounces the translation of the chosen phrase in one of the seven languages.
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  • Actually " white trash " is the wrong phrase.
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  • The phrase ' polishing a turd ' springs to mind for some reason.
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  • Why, tho, I can't help wondering, will the clichéd phrase " dumbed-down " keep rising unbidden to my mind?
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  • But the phrase ' inoperable cancer ' had leaped unbidden into Kate's mind and was rolling relentlessly around in there.
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  • Frequently the subdomain matches the linked phrase, with spaces replaced by underscores or hyphens.
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  • The media have carried a good deal of rather unfruitful discussion about the meaning of the phrase " shoot-to-kill.
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  • Motta was widely quoted and the phrase entered the sporting vernacular.
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  • At its previous rate setting meeting in July, the ECB said it would exercise strong vigilance, a code phrase for imminent action.
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  • To coin a well-used phrase, 'the tail should not wag the dog ' .
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  • Paragraph 12 - We have already commented above on the unsatisfactory nature of the phrase " seriously compromises the welfare " .
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  • Biodiversity is the word coined by the zoologist E. O. Wilson to summarize the phrase biological diversity.
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  • In Roman epitaphs we meet with the formula tumulum faciendum curavit, meaning the grave and its monument; and on the inscribed monumental stones placed over the early Christian graves of Gaul and Britain the phrase in hoc tumulo jacet expresses the same idea.
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  • At all events the meaning of " healer " gradually gave place to that of " hymn," from the phrase 'I17 Ilacav.
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  • John, too, refused this demand, but the threatened war did not take place, and in 1200 William did homage to the English king at Lincoln with the ambiguous phrase "saving his own rights."
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  • Schleiermacher applies the phrase " the immortality of religion " to the religious emotion of oneness, amid finitude, with the infinite and, amid time, with the eternal; denies any necessary connexion between the belief in the continuance of personal existence and the consciousness of God; and rests his faith on immortality altogether on Christ's promise of living fellowship with His followers, as presupposing their as well as His personal immortality.
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  • The very phrase 'Xcboaais XaX€Zv, "to speak with tongues," was not invented by the New Testament writers, but borrowed from ordinary speech.
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  • He greeted the treaty of San Stefano (3rd March 1878) with undisguised relief, and by the mouth of the king, congratulated Italy (7th March 1878) on having maintained with the powers friendly and cordial relations free from suspicious precautions, and upon having secured for herself that most precious of alliances, the alliance of the future a phrase of which the empty rhetoric was to be bitterly demonstrated by the Berlin Congress and the French occupation of Tunisia.
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  • The new phrase indicates that we are to approach the thought of God through a study of religious beliefs phy of and practices; " theism " tended to make God a purely scientific inference from the facts of nature.
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  • Closely connected with it, and probably underlying many of the facts which have led to it, is a more definite group of ideas that may be brought together under the phrase " phylogenetic limitation of variation."
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  • In the first place, the so-called internal causes of disease is probably a mere phrase covering our ignorance of the factors at work, and although a certain convenience attaches to the distinction between those cases where tender breeds of plants apparently exhibit internal predisposition to suffer more readily than others from parasites, low temperatures, excessive growth, &c.as is the case with some grafted plants, cultivated hybrids, &c.the mystery involved in the phrase internal causes only exists until we find what action of the living or nonliving environment of the essential mechanism of the plant has upset its equilibrium.
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  • Benedict Spinoza, the eminent Jewish pantheist (1632-1677), to whom miracle is impossible, revelation a phrase, and who renews pioneer work in Old Testament criticism, finds at least a fair measure of liberty and comfort in Holland (his birth-land).
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  • The phrase "quick with child" is a conversion of with a quick, i.e.
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  • His attacks on privilege had won him the hatred of the nobles and the parlements, his attempted reforms in the royal household that of the court, his free trade legislation that of the "financiers," his views on tolerance and his agitation for the suppression of the phrase offensive to Protestants in the king's coronation oath that of the clergy, and his edict on the jurandes that of the rich bourgeoisie of Paris and others, such as the prince de Conti, whose interests were involved.
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  • Combined in the phrase "populus Romanus Quirites (or Quiritium)" it denoted the individual citizen as contrasted with the community.
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  • The phrase is certainly as old as 1561, and was due to these beggars pretending that they were patients discharged from the Abraham ward at Bedlam.
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  • The phrase "to bring again the captivity" would not alone suffice to prove this, for it is used in a wide sense, and perhaps means rather to "reverse the calamity," 4 but the dispersion of Israel among the nations, and the allotment of the Holy Land to new occupants, cannot fairly be referred to any calamity less than that of the captivity.
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  • If, however, we are more illnatured, we may regard the phrase, with Prantl, as simply a meaningless makeshift in extremities; and if so, Abelard's account of the subsequent decline of William's reputation would be explained.
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  • Again, Aristotle's description of Xenophanes as the first of the Eleatic unitarians does not necessarily imply that the unity asserted by Xenophanes was the unity asserted by Parmenides; the phrase, "contemplating the firmament, he declared that the One is God," leaves it doubtful whether Aristotle attributed to Xenophanes any philosophical theory whatever; and the epithet a ypoLKOTEpos discourages the belief that Aristotle regarded Xenophanes as the author of a new and important departure.
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  • De nugis is a comparatively small book; if it were difficult to find leisure for that, much more would it have been difficult to find the time requisite for the composition of one only of the many long-winded romances which have been fathered on Map. Giraldus Cambrensis, with whom he was on most friendly terms, and who frequently refers to and quotes him, records a speech in which Map contrasted Giraldus' labours with his own, apparently to the disadvantage of the latter, "vos scripta dedistis, et nos verba" - a phrase which has been interpreted as meaning that Map himself had produced no literary work.
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  • His Last Canto of Childe Harold appeared in 1825, and he had to fight a duel (in which he was wounded) with an Italian officer, Colonel Pepe, in consequence of a phrase in it.
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  • This earth-matter is called " tohu and bohu "; there is nothing like this phrase in the epic, but we may infer from Jer.
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  • Villehardouin does not in the least conceal the fact that the pope ("l'apostoilles de Rome," as he calls him, in the very phrase of the chansons) was very angry with this; for his own part he seems to think of little or nothing but the reparation due to the republic, which had loyally kept its bargain and been defrauded of the price, of the infamy of breaking company on the part of members of a joint association, and perhaps of the unknightliness of not taking up an adventure whenever it presents itself.
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  • Master of a form of language peculiarly sweet and euphonical, and possessed of a delicate ear which instinctively suggested the most musical arrangement possible, he gives his sentences, without art or effort, the most agreeable flow, is never abrupt, never too diffuse, much less prolix or wearisome, and being himself simple, fresh, naif (if we may use the word), honest and somewhat quaint, he delights us by combining with this melody of sound simple, clear and fresh thoughts, perspicuously expressed, often accompanied by happy turns of phrase, and always manifestly the spontaneous growth of his own fresh and unsophisticated mind.
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