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pillar Sentence Examples

  • There was a strong crane-post, or pillar, around which the crane revolves.

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  • She leaned her back against a pillar and looked up at him.

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  • A railing ran round the capital of the pillar, and a ladder enabled his disciples to take him the necessaries of life.

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  • This pillar was rediscovered under the following circumstances.

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  • This pillar was rediscovered under the following circumstances.

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  • This quarter of the palace shows the double axe sign constantly repeated on its walls and pillars, and remains of miniature wall-paintings showing pillar shrines, in some cases with double axes stuck into the wooden columns.

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  • This quarter of the palace shows the double axe sign constantly repeated on its walls and pillars, and remains of miniature wall-paintings showing pillar shrines, in some cases with double axes stuck into the wooden columns.

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  • 20 we read that a massebah or sacred pillar was erected at Rahel's tomb.

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  • In the third and longest section, the line starts from a pillar erected in the Perez Rosales pass, near Lake Nahuel-Huapi, and follows the water-parting southward to the highest point of Mt.

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  • Unwilling to disturb his solitary mood, Jenn leaned back against a pillar and watched.

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  • A splendid range separates this dale from Wasdale and its tributary Mosedale, including Great Gable (2949 ft.), Pillar (2927), with the precipitous Pillar Rock on the Ennerdale flank and Steeple (2746).

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  • He had the title of deputy-general of the churches, and was really the pillar of their hope.

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  • He was the remaining pillar of the foundation of the reality that existed before her trip to the beach.

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  • It had an exquisitely carved capital, and above that a light pillar, seemingly 10 ft.

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  • She looked towards their destination then back at the pillar of magic, which had grown thicker and had begun eating away at the earth around it.

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  • Botti, late director of the museum, in the neighbourhood of "Pompey's Pillar," where there is a good deal of open ground.

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  • Now the local Baal was the divine owner of the fertile spot where his sanctuary (0 - desk) was marked by the upright stone pillar, the symbol of his presence, on which the blood of the slaughtered victim was smeared.

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  • 45-50.) In the first section the line starts from a pillar erected in the San Francisco pass, about 26° 50' S.

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  • 6.-Dual Pillar Worship, On A Gold Signet Ring, Cnossus.

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  • Osiris and Isis are closely connected with Syria and the Lebanon in legend; the Ded or sacred pillar of Osiris is doubtless really a representation of a great cedar with its horizontally outspreading branches; 8 another of the sacred Egyptian trees is obviously a cypress; corn and wine are traditionally associated with Osiris, and it is probable that corn and wine were first domesticated in Syria, and came thence with the gods Osiris and Re (the sun god of Heliopolis) into the Delta.

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  • 6.-Dual Pillar Worship, On A Gold Signet Ring, Cnossus.

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  • Evans, "Mycenaean Tree and Pillar Cult" in Journ.

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  • Humanity is the richer for the memory of those millions of men, who followed the pillar of cloud and fire in the sure and certain hope of an eternal reward.

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  • All the mountains offer easy routes to pedestrians, but some of them, as Scafell, Pillar, Gable (Napes Needle), Pavey Ark above Langdale and Dow Crags near Coniston, also afford ascents for experienced climbers.

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  • His chief publications are: Cretan Pictographs and Prae-Phoenician Script (1896); Further Discoveries of Cretan and Aegean Script (1898); The Mycenaean Tree and Pillar Cult (1901); Scripta Minoa (1909 et seq.); and reports on the excavations at Knossos.

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  • On this pillar he lived for thirty years without ever descending.

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  • above, and revolves either on upper and lower pivots supported by the structure of the workshop, or on a fixed pillar secured to a heavy foundation.

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  • In the southern part of the city are the Arab cemetery, "Pompey's Pillar" and the catacombs.

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  • In the southern part of the city are the Arab cemetery, "Pompey's Pillar" and the catacombs.

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  • Napoleon walked about in front of his tent, looked at the fires and listened to these sounds, and as he was passing a tall guardsman in a shaggy cap, who was standing sentinel before his tent and had drawn himself up like a black pillar at sight of the Emperor, Napoleon stopped in front of him.

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  • This leads to the adoption of the room and pillar system so common in coal-mining.

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  • This leads to the adoption of the room and pillar system so common in coal-mining.

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  • ariAos, pillar), was born in N.

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  • From his pillar he preached and exercised a great influence, converting numbers of heathen and taking part in ecclesiastical politics.

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  • The ink-box is made adjustable, being carried by an arm attached to a pillar provided with a rack with which a pinion operated by a milled head screw engages.

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  • She made her way back and circled the screaming pillar, shielding her eyes against its brightness.

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  • Sprawled on the ground, Jenn stared at the pillar of roaring magic that replaced the obelisk, as if a cork had been loosened from the core of the immortal world.

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  • She made her way back and circled the screaming pillar, shielding her eyes against its brightness.

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  • Sprawled on the ground, Jenn stared at the pillar of roaring magic that replaced the obelisk, as if a cork had been loosened from the core of the immortal world.

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  • The pillar of light was moving closer, enveloping everything in its path.

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  • In this case the advanced drift is run underneath the pillar, and the ground below is mined in descending steps.

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  • 6, Postero-internal pillar or column.

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  • After having been expelled from a monastery for his excessive austerities, at thirty years of age he built a pillar six feet high on which he took up his abode.

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  • The existence, a few miles beyond the Nepalese frontier, of an inscribed pillar had been known for some years when, in 1895, the discovery of another inscribed pillar at Nigliva, near by, led to the belief that this other, hitherto neglected, one must also be an Asoka pillar, and very probably the one mentioned by Hsuan Tsang.

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  • Except so far as the excavation of the pillar is concerned the site has not been explored, and four small stupas there (already noticed by Hsuan Tsang) have not been opened.

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  • deus, applied to all those superhuman beings of the heathen mythologies who exercise power over nature and man and are often identified with some particular sphere of activity; and also to the visible material objects, whether an image of the supernatural being or a tree, pillar, &c. used as a symbol, an idol.

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  • It lies on the Uska-Nepal road at mile 19.75; and about half a mile south of the boundary pillar numbered 44 on the frontier line between British and Nepalese 1 A surname given to Pippin III.

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  • He moved across the concrete with feline grace and propped himself against a pillar with one broad shoulder.

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  • "Pompey's Pillar," which stands on the highest spot in Alexandria, is nearly 99 ft.

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  • The Gothic details are wonderful examples of the carver's skill, the wreathed " Prentice's pillar " being the subject of a well-known legend.

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  • Besides those who came on business there were gallants dressed in fashionable finery, so that it was worth the tailor's while to stand behind a pillar and fill his table-books with notes.

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  • Sculptured panels, with conventional motives, peacocks, eagles devouring hares, peacocks drinking from a cup on a tall pillar, are let into both exterior and interior walls, as are roundels of precious marbles, sawn from columns of porphyry, serpentine, verd antique, &c. The adoption of veneer for decoration prohibited any deep cutting, and almost all the sculpture is shallow.

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  • Power flowed from Xander and Jule, through her toward the Other, pinning him against the pillar behind him.

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  • 15-19) mentions that he saw there an Asoka pillar, with a horse on the top, which had been split, when Hsuan Tsang saw it, by lightning.

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  • At the request of the Indian government the Nepalese government had the pillar, which was half buried, excavated for examination; and Dr Fiihrer, then in the employ of the Archaeological Survey, arrived soon afterwards at the spot.

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  • (From Dennis.) part of a pillar, which once supported a baldachino over the altar, still preserves the name Acilleus, and beneath it a bas-relief of the martyr, with his hands bound, receiving his death-blow from the executioner.

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  • Hence the right is called " the Pillar of Judgment," the left " the Pillar of Mercy," and the centre " the Middle Pillar."

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  • The duke of York's Column, Carlton House Terrace (1833), an Ionic pillar, is surmounted by a bronze statue by Sir Richard Westmacott.

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  • When the mineral does not stand well in the pillar it will be necessary to erect a line of timbers with lagging so as to sheathe the under-side of the pillar and prevent level '/?//?

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  • 15-19) mentions that he saw there an Asoka pillar, with a horse on the top, which had been split, when Hsuan Tsang saw it, by lightning.

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  • pillar or 10, Accessory valley.

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  • pillar or 10, Accessory valley.

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  • This silence was broken by one of the brethren, who led Pierre up to the rug and began reading to him from a manuscript book an explanation of all the figures on it: the sun, the moon, a hammer, a plumb line, a trowel, a rough stone and a squared stone, a pillar, three windows, and so on.

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  • Visitors are shown the "Church of the Annunciation" with caves (including a fragment of a pillar hanging from the ceiling, and said to be miraculously supported) which are described as the scene of the annunciation, the "workshop of Joseph," the "synagogue," and a stone table, said to have been used by Christ.

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  • He couldn't remember what happened, only that one of his episodes had come on when he was in the pillar of magic.

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  • It is not desirable to leave large areas standing upon pillars in the mine, and as soon as the work on any level is completed the pillar below should be mined out as far as is safe, and the abandoned portion of the mine allowed to cave in and lessen the weight on the pillars elsewhere.

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  • Far superior are those scenographic representations which enable a person consulting the map to identify prominent landmarks, such as the Pic du Midi, which rises like a pillar to the south of Pau, but is not readily discovered upon an ordinary map. This advantage is still fully recognized, for such views of distant hills are still commonly given on the margin of marine charts for the assistance of navigators; military surveyors are encouraged to introduce sketehes of prominent landmarks upon their reconnaissance plans, and the general public is enabled to consult " Picturesque Relief Maps " - such as F.

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  • Occupying the axis, and exposed by the section, is seen the "columella " or spiral pillar.

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  • The wealth underground is doubtless immense; but, despite all efforts, there is not much for antiquarians to see in Alexandria outside the museum and the neighbourhood of "Pompey's Pillar."

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  • in diameter, supported by a huge cylindrical pillar ?

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  • It has an arch under it, being supported partly on the side wall of the church, and partly on a massive pillar.

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  • Under such conditions the pillar begins to yield, and fragments of mineral fly off with explosive violence, exactly as a specimen of rock will splinter under pressure in a testing machine.

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  • The town cross is a fine structure standing upon a huge hexagon, surmounted by a stone pillar 12 ft.

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  • Yahweh leads Israel through the desert in a pillar of cloud and fire; he kindles Elijah's altar by lightning, and translates the prophet in a chariot of fire.

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  • When the temple is of very large dimensions an interior peristyle of pillars is introduced tc assist in supporting the roof, and in such cases each pillar carrim profuse bracketing corresponding to that of the cornice.

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  • The Lat Masjid, or Pillar Mosque, was built by Dilawar Khan in 1405 out of the remains of Jain temples.

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  • It derives its name from an iron pillar, supposed to have been originally set up at the beginning of the 13th century in commemoration of a victory, and bearing a later inscription recording the seven days' visit to the town of the emperor Akbar in 1598.

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  • 2 Sometimes the pillar which represents the baetylus, which seems to have been the object of worship (see A.

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  • It was perhaps the facility with which a pillar of stone or wood can be turned into an image by painting or sculpturing on it eyes, ears, mouth, marks of sex and so on, which led anthropologists of an earlier generation to postulate such a law of development; but facts do not bear it out.

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  • Thus a Phoenician colonist might desire to carry abroad the cult of a certain Baal or Astarte who lived in a conical stone or pillar.

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  • In punishment for their offences they were bound back to back with snakes to a pillar in the lower world (Hyginus, Fab.

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  • The grand and enduring monument of the Dacian wars is the noble pillar which still stands on the site of Trajan's forum at Rome.

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  • This pillar is known in Scotland as the " pit bottom stoop."

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  • pillar work and long-wall work.

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  • In the former, which is also known as " post and stall" or "bord and pillar " in the north of England, " pillar and stall " in South Wales, and " stoop and room " in Scotland, the field is divided into strips by numerous openings driven parallel to the main rise headings, called " bords " or " bord gates," which are again divided by cutting through them at intervals, so as to leave a series of pillars arranged chequer-wise over the entire area.

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  • In the oldest form of this class of working, where the size of the pillar is equal to the width of the stall or excavation, about 4 of the whole seam will be removed, the remainder being left in the pillars.

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  • The modern method of pillar working is shown in fig.

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  • - Pillar Working.

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  • 6 represents the Lancashire system of pillar working.

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  • By this method the whole of the coal is got backwards, the main roads being kept in solid coal; the intermediate levels not being driven till they are wanted, a greater amount of support is given, and the pillars are less crushed than is usual in pillar working.

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  • Pillar working, in the whole coal, is generally reputed to give a more advantageous proportion of round coal to slack, the latter being more abundantly produced on the removal of the pillars, but as these form only a small portion of the whole seam, the general yield is more advantageous than in the former method.

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  • The ventilation of pillar working is often attended with difficulty, and the coal is longer exposed to the influence of the air, a point of importance in some coals, which deteriorate in quality when exposed to a hot damp atmosphere.

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  • Where the whole of the coal is removed at once there is less chance of surface damage, when the mines are deep, than with pillar workings.

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  • In laying out the mine it is customary to drive the levels or roads in pairs, communication being made between them at intervals by cutting through the intermediate pillar; the air then passes along one and returns by the other.

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  • In the pillar sight used in the French 80and 90-mm.

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  • There a solitary pillar of granite rock rises to a great height out of the plain, and the top actually overhangs the sides.

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  • 8 The Mal'akh Yahweh (or Elohim) appears to Abraham, Hagar, Moses, Gideon, &c., and leads the Israelites in the Pillar of Cloud.

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  • He particularly relies upon an account of early history which he discovered on a golden pillar in a temple on the island of Panchaea when on a voyage round the coast of Arabia, undertaken at the request of Cassander, his friend and patron.

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  • The Irminsul was a wooden pillar erected to represent the world-sustaining ash Yggdrasil, and was the centre of the worship of the whole Saxon people.

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  • This represents two lions confronted, resting their front legs on a low altar-like structure on which is a pillar which stands between them.

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  • The roof was supported in the centre by a massive square pillar (E.

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  • STELE, the Greek name (aT'lX1J) for a pillar or vertical slab of stone or marble, sometimes decorated with bas-reliefs and bearing inscriptions, and generally terminated with a cresting (EfriOnpa) enriched with the anthemion plant.

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  • He was buried, according to his own wish, at Lexington, where a statue and a memorial hall commemorate his connexion with the place; and on the spot where he was mortally wounded stands a plain granite pillar.

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  • He was generally, by a curious error, regarded as the first emperor of Rome,' and representing as he did in the popular mind the glory of Rome, by an easy transition he became a pillar of the Church.

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  • The third side of the triangle was formed by the strings themselves, the front pillar, which in modern European harps plays such an important part, being always absent in these early Oriental instruments.

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  • He ranked as one of the Radical supporters of the new dynasty, in opposition to the party of which his rival Guizot was the chief literary man, and Guizot's patron, the duc de Broglie, the main pillar.

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  • But the idol in this Sivite temple was only a tall block or pillar of hewn stone, of a familiar kind.

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  • At the crossing of Henry Street and Earl Street is the Nelson pillar, a beautiful monument 134 ft.

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  • The chapter-house, to the north-east of the main structure, suffered least of all the buildings, and contains a 'Prentice pillar, of which a similar story is told to that of the ornate column in Roslin chapel.

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  • The sword in the perron (stone pillar or block), the withdrawal of which proves his right to the kingdom, is the sword of the Branstock.

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  • and direct the people upon the march not only does Moses require the assistance of a human helper (Jethro or Hobab), but the angel, the ark, the pillar of cloud and of fire and the mysterious hornet are also provided.

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  • A dove also descended out of a pillar of light on the occasion of the baptism in Jordan of the saintly Basil, bishop of Caesarea; and an eagle lit down upon King Tarquin.

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  • Animal victims are sacrificed before it, as in old days before the sacred pole or pillar, and it is worshipped and adored.

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  • Using the word religion to cover all the imperfect ways in which men have felt after God, we note that in every case men have found the need alike of a teacher and of fellowship. Thus the idea of a church as " the pillar and ground of the truth " (i Tim.

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  • The name of the Hermiones, who are defined as " central " or " interior " peoples, is probably connected with that of the Irminsul, the sacred pillar of the Old Saxons.

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  • For the idea we may compare the Irminsul, a great wooden pillar which appears to have been the chief object of worship among the Old Saxons, and which is described as " universalis columna quasi sustinens omnia."

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  • The detached pillar or stack called the Old Man of Hoy (450 ft.) is a well-known landmark to sailors.

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  • The badge is a blue enamelled cross dependent from a lion surmounted by the ducal crown; the angles of the cross are filled by crowned W's and the centre bears the arms of Brunswick, a crowned pillar and a white horse, between two sickles.

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  • Here St Ambrose baptized St Augustine; here he closed the doors against the emperor Theodosius after his cruel massacre at Thessalonica; here the Lombard kings and the early German emperors caused themselves to be crowned with the iron crown of Lombardy, and the pillar at which they took their coronation oaths is preserved under the lime-trees in the piazza.

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  • The axis N 0 passes through the brass piece M, which stands on an insulating pillar of glass, and supports the plates A and C. At one extremity of this axis is the ball D, and the other is connected with a rod of glass, N P, upon which is fixed the handle L, and also the piece G H, which is separately insulated.

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  • The upper plate PP is bored centrally to receive a parallel or conical pillar which supports the lower circle of the theodolite or the arm of the level which carries the telescope.

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  • A collar is provided, which when tightened on the vertical axis, otherwise free to move, holds it rigidly in position with respect to the plate PP. To this collar is attached a slow-motion screw, working against a reaction spring, by which the plate rr can be rotated through a small arc. The upper plate carrying two, three .or four verniers vv is attached to a vertical coned pillar passing through the centre of the larger pillar and rotating in it; this plate can be clamped to the lower plate by means of the screw C, and can be rotated with respect to it by the slow-motion screw d.

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  • The upper plate is bored through the centre and carries a conical pillar, which rotates freely in it and supports a horizontal plate, to the extreme ends of which are attached, by means of capstan screws or otherwise, two vertical supports, on which the telescope, which is constructed to be perpendicular to the vertical axis of the instrument, rests and rotates with it.

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  • In the meadow adjoining, still called Llwyn y Groes ("grove of the cross"), is "Eliseg's Pillar."

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  • The engine-house in which Brown was captured was exhibited at the Columbian Exposition at Chicago and was later rebuilt on Bolivar Heights; a marble pillar, marked "John Brown's Fort," has been erected on its original site.

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  • Germany was always the great pillar of the imperial power; for several centuries it was the Empire in everything but in name, and yet its political history is often overshadowed by the glamour of events in Italy.

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  • The earliest recorded images of Hera preceded the rise of Greek sculpture; a log at Thespiae, a plank at Samos, a pillar at Argos served to represent the goddess.

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  • It is a square well with an octagonal pillar marked in cubits in the centre.

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  • Another remarkable phenomenon is the zobaa, a lofty whirlwind of sand resembling a pillar, which moves with great velocity.

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  • A pillar of earth before the dam is called the Bride of the Nile, and Arab historians relate that this was substituted, at the Moslem conquest, for a virgin whom it was the custom annually to sacrifice, to ensure a plentiful inundation.

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  • He then reorganized the whole province, and the wellenown Pompeys Pillar was set up by the grateful and ~epentan.t Alexandrians to commemorate his gift to them of)art of the corn tribute.

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  • The Crossing of the Red Sea.-According to J the children of Israel departed from Egypt under the guidance of Yahweh, who leads them by day in a pillar of cloud and by night in a pillar of fire (xiii.

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  • subject taken up. They are demonstrated by scholastic dialectic, and at the end of his second year the student, receiving his certificate, deems himself a pillar of the faith.

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  • A steep ascent leads past the Pillar of Charles V., a fountain erected in 1554, to the main entrance of the Alhambra.

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  • Here, too, is the Doric pillar, 1 oo ft.

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  • As Hector Boece, " that pillar of falsehood," dubbed these presbyters " Culdees," " the pure Culdee," a blameless presbyterian, almost prehistoric, has been claimed as the ancestor of Scottish presbyterianism; and episcopacy has been regarded as a deplorable innovation.

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  • The second class is marked by the heraldic type of two animals, usually lions rampant, facing one another, but divided by a pillar .or some other device.

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  • to the north-east of this spot has been found an inscribed pillar, put up by Asoka as a record of his visit to the Lumbini Garden, as the place where the future Buddha had been born.

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  • North-west of this another Asoka pillar has been discovered, recording his visit to the cairn erected by the Sakyas over the remains of Konagamana, one of the previous Buddhas or teachers, whose follower Gotama the Buddha had claimed to be.

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  • An inscribed pillar commemorating the king was set up in 1801.

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  • STAFFA (Norse for staff, column, or pillar island), an island of the Inner Hebrides, Argyllshire, Scotland, S4 m.

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  • The latter rests on a brick pillar; the remaining part of the sloping bottom is heated, either by the waste fire from a black-ash furnace or by a special fireplace.

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  • The name of Kutb is preserved in the minar, or pillar of victory, which still stands amid the ruins of ancient Delhi, towering high above all later structures.

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  • He erected a stone pillar at the mouth of the river, which accordingly took the title of Rio de Padrao, and established friendly relations with the natives, who reported that the country was subject to a great monarch, Mwani Congo or lord of Congo, resident at Bonza Congo.

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  • against the Latins, but was blinded by that ex-monarch and fell into the hands of the crusaders, who put him to death by casting him from the top of the Pillar of Theodosius as the murderer of Alexius IV.

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  • It is engraved upon the four sides and one bevelled edge of a _ pillar, the top of which has been broken off.

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  • As the n writing is f30vorpoOn66v, beginning at the bottom of the pillar and running upwards and down again, no single line of the inscription is complete.

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  • Probably more than half the pillar is lost, so that it is not possible to make out the sense with certainty.

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  • If the view that he already had an understanding with the " Pillar " Apostles, as recorded in Gal.

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  • The back of the body is occupied by a crest, called the dorsal fin, consisting of a hollow ridge, the cavity of which is divided into about 250 compartments or fin chambers, into each of which, with the exception of those near the anterior and posterior end of the body, projects a stout pillar composed of characteristic laminar tissue, the fin ray.

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  • Washington's Pillar.

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  • Proserpine's Pillar.

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  • On the near side of the staple was a vertical pillar, termed the arbor, the lower end of which was inserted into the staple at the top of the shoulder - the upper end passing through a top-plate, which being screwed on to the upper part of the staple held it firmly.

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  • Evans, on The Mycenean Tree and Pillar Cult (1901), and Sir W.

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  • In the Persians particularly he sought a second pillar for his world-empire.

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  • Consequently, these nomads were the main pillar of the empire, and from them were obviously derived the great magnates, with their huge estates and hosts of serfs, who composed the imperial council, led the armies, governed the provinces and made and unmade the kings (Strabo xi.

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  • His parents were Protestants, and he himself, at first, followed the Protestant persuasion; but he subsequently went over to Catholicism and, along with Cardinal Pazmany, his most serious rival at court, became a pillar of Catholicism, both religiously and politically, and a worthy opponent of the two great Protestant champions of the period, Gabriel Bethlen and George I.Rakoczy.

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  • "Pillar" Apostles.-But in fact differentiation between apostles existed among the Twelve also.

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  • The same lesson emerges when we note that one such apostolic "pillar" stood outside the Twelve altogether, viz.

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  • There are two spans; these are not in a straight line, but parallel to one another at the distance of the breadth of the central pillar.

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  • In the inner courtyard of the mosque stands the Iron Pillar, which is probably the most ancient monument in the neighbourhood of Delhi, dating from about A.D.

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  • Whatever its dim predecessors may have been, however, the actual history of Delhi dates no further back than the 11th century A.D., when Anangapala (Anang Pal), a chief of the Tomara clan, built the Red Fort, in which the Kutb DSinar now stands; in 1052 the same chief removed the famous Iron Pillar from its original position, probably at Muttra, and set it up among a group of temples of which the materials were afterwards used by the Mussulmans for the construction of the great Kutb Mosque.

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  • It is remarkable that in the arcades a pillar generally occupies the middle of the façade.

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  • In the simplest form of art, he was represented by a wooden pillar surmounted by a woodpecker; later, as a young man with the bird upon his head.

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  • Chief of these formations is a gigantic pillar some 450 ft.

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  • 1) ascribes it to that pre-eminent "pillar" (Gal.

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  • Again, many devices of civilization bear unmistakable marks of derivation from a lower source; thus the ancient Egyptian and Assyrian harps, which differ from ours in having no front pillar, appear certainly to owe this remarkable defect to having grown up through intermediate forms from the simple strung bow, the still used type of the most primitive stringed instrument.

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  • wide, in which stands the Pillar of the Constitution, a stalagmitic column perfectly cylindrical and 71 ft.

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  • In1722-1723he was for eight months stated supply of a small Presbyterian church in New York city, which invited him to remain, but he declined the call, spent two months in study at home, and then in1724-1726was one of the two tutors at Yale, earning for himself the name of a " pillar tutor " by his steadfast loyalty to the college and its orthodox teaching at the time when Yale's rector (Cutler) and one of her tutors had gone over to the Episcopal Church.

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  • high, in the form of a rectangular pillar, resembling a tomb; but as there is no trace of a door to a sepulchral chamber it may be a shrine.

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  • The last of his theological works were Nazarenus, or Jewish, Gentile and Mahometan Christianity (1718), and Tetradymus (1720), a collection of essays on various subjects, in the first of which (Hodegus) he set the example, subsequently followed by Reimarus and the rationalistic school in Germany, of interpreting the Old Testament miracles by the naturalistic method, maintaining, for instance, that the pillar of cloud and the fire of Exodus was a transported signal-fire.

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  • If pillars made of rolled iron or steel are used, their different parts shall be riveted to each other and the beams and girders resting upon them shall have riveted or bolted connexions to unite them with the pillar.

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  • If cast-iron pillars are used, each successive pillar shall be bolted to the one below it by at least four bolts not less than three-fourths of an inch in diameter, and the beams and girders shall be bolted to the pillars.

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  • In the time of Aristotle the names of the enrolled ephebi were engraved on a bronze pillar (formerly on wooden tablets) in front of the council-chamber.

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  • and S.E., between Capes Pillar (Desolation Island) and Horn, and for about 270 m.

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  • from Cape Pillar to Catherine Point at the north of the main island of Tierra del Fuego.

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  • The name Desolation is given to the northern member of the group terminating at Cape Pillar; the southernmost and largest island nearer to Clarence Island, is Santa Ines.

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  • He was figured also, like Hermes, in the form of a pillar or term surmounted by his head.

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  • As Agyieus (" god of streets and ways"), in the form of a stone pillar with painted head, placed before the doors of houses, he let in the good and kept out the evil (see Farnell, Cults, iv.

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  • As Apollo Agyieus he was shown by a simple conic pillar; the Apollo of Amyclae was a pillar of bronze surmounted by a helmeted head, with extended arms carrying lance and bow.

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  • Some weigh - bridges are arranged in a manner similar to that of the platform machines already described, but having the long body lever turned askew, so that the end of it projects considerably beyond the side of the weighbridge casing, and the pillar and steelyard which receive its pull are clear of the wagon on the platform.

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  • To the primitive nomadic Semite the presence of the divinity was indicated by springs, shady trees, remarkable rocks and other landmarks; and from this earliest conception grew the theory that a numen might be induced to take up an abode in an artificial heap of stones, or a pillar set upright for the purpose.

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  • This is a survival of the ancient belief that the deity resided in the pillar or stone-heap, and that the fugitive was placing himself under the protection of the local by seeking sanctuary.

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  • Indians (probably Oneidas) settled near the site of Huntingdon, erected here a tall pillar, known as "Standing Stone"; the original was removed by the Indians, but another has been erected by the borough on the same spot.

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  • 33 as to the position of the ark, and to learn that Moses, instead of simply following the pillar of cloud, requests Hobab to determine the line of march and select the sites for encampment.

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  • From the waist to the feet her image resembles a pillar, narrowing downwards and sculptured all round with rows of animals (lions, rams and bulls).

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  • In some cases an attempt was made to give a more regular form to the original shapeless stone: thus Apollo Agyieus was represented by a conical pillar with pointed end, Zeus Meilichius in the form of a pyramid.

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  • On the north-east coast many of the villages are tastefully kept, their whole area being clean swept, nicely sanded, and planted with ornamental shrubs, and have in their centre little square palaver places laid with flat stones, each with an erect stone pillar as a back-rest.

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  • Within the larger circle were two smaller ones, placed not in the axis of the great one but on its north-eastern side, each of which consisted of a double concentric ring of stones; the centre being in one case a menhir or pillar, in the other a dolmen or tablestone resting on two uprights.

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  • The pillar, which is of the Doric order, 166 ft.

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  • bile), bulláns, pillar stones, weapons.

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  • This is commemorated by the erection of a stone under the oak by the sanctuary of Yahweh (for the tree with its sacred pillar, see Gen.

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  • p or treaty between Jacob and his Aramaean relative commemorated by a pillar (Massebah).

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  • 32), had a sanctuary and a sacred pillar and tree.

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  • The pillar was ascribed to Joshua (Josh.

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  • 26 seq.), and although Jacob set up at Shechem an "altar," the verb suggests that the original object was a pillar (Gen.

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  • The story tells how Jacob discovered its sanctity, - it was the gate of heaven, - made a covenant with its God, established the sacred pillar, and instituted its tithes (xxviii.).

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  • The sacred pillar erected by Jacob at Bethel was solemnly anointed with oil, and it (and not the place) was regarded as the abode of the Deity (xxviii.

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  • 27 treats the pillar as a "sign."

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  • The Barrow is crossed by an iron bridge with a swivel pillar in the centre on which a portion of the bridge is turned to admit the passage of vessels.

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  • Thus Nicholas, the pillar of the European alliance, found himself isolated and at war, or potentially at war, with all Europe.

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  • The cheek-teeth, which have crowns of moderate height, differ from those of all the foregoing in that the postero-internal pillar (the projection on the right-hand top corner of c in fig.

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  • Unwilling to disturb his solitary mood, Jenn leaned back against a pillar and watched.

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  • Power flowed from Xander and Jule, through her toward the Other, pinning him against the pillar behind him.

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  • He was the remaining pillar of the foundation of the reality that existed before her trip to the beach.

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  • Ghostly, veiled ladies of exceptional height passed in somber silence past an empty bier while a shadowy figure looking like a cross between Hercule Poirot and Fred O'Connor lurked behind a pillar, watch­ing.

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  • She looked towards their destination then back at the pillar of magic, which had grown thicker and had begun eating away at the earth around it.

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  • The pillar of light was moving closer, enveloping everything in its path.

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  • He couldn't remember what happened, only that one of his episodes had come on when he was in the pillar of magic.

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  • She leaned her back against a pillar and looked up at him.

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  • He moved across the concrete with feline grace and propped himself against a pillar with one broad shoulder.

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  • baluster pillar mounted on a circular plinth surrounded by graves laid flat amid a garden area.

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  • Furniture:- on the south side of the church is a sandstone baluster pillar for a sundial.

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  • biggish room with a pillar in the middle and poor acoustics.

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  • cloudy pillar covers and protects us.

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  • conic fountain creates a surprisingly high pillar of sparks.

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  • The huge pillar like legs were needed to support the enormous body weight of the sauropod dinosaurs.

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  • The triangular area is where I could not reach with the pillar drill!

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  • Silver Pyramid Black Cat's conic fountain creates a surprisingly high pillar of sparks.

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  • Sabretooth Pro Crampons offer high performance for mixed masters, whether you're climbing a heady thin pillar or crossing a sketchy crevassed glacier.

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  • Jump on the single pillar, then grapple over to the ledge with the cheat icon.

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  • Both pillars are topped by identical pillar swallowing heads with ornately carved headdresses.

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  • The lower Bb key pillar was sitting on a not insubstantial bed of solder, for example.

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  • Why not shunt him into that pillar, or an oncoming lorry?

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  • metre circle is 23 meters in diameter with a leaning pillar at its center.

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  • Pillar of the sky is her one excursion into prehistory so far which sets out to explore the origins of Stonehenge.

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  • Surprisingly, there is no trig pillar, just a simple cairn.

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  • pillar drill!

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  • pillar candles arranged there.

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  • A grassy rake cuts across the fractured eastern face to emerge just below the triangulation pillar.

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  • pillar of cloud.

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  • pillar of salt, in mind, in which five years ago you fixed our fears of looking behind.

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  • Interestingly, this was just 4 years after the introduction of the first pillar boxes into the British Isles from Jersey.

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  • The Turnbull or Pelican sundial in the front quadrangle of Corpus Christi College in Oxford is probably one of the finest pillar dials.

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  • The majority were reamed using tapered reamers in a pillar drill.

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  • The 15-foot high pillar's sides are covered with high quality carved runes, vine scrolls, knot patterns, and sacred symbols.

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  • The rear-hinged doors plus the absence of a center pillar give unencumbered access to the rear seats.

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  • semaphore indicators fitted to the B pillar of the 1950s Morris cars.

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  • small number of pillar boxes were made - approx.

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  • This consists of a concrete pillar surmounted by a shell, on which is perched an eagle.

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  • tapered reamers in a pillar drill.

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  • It is unusual in having a tarn adjacent to the trig pillar.

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  • triangulation pillar is situated on the site of where the beacon would have stood.

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  • trig pillar is reached only 250m from the road - sadly, the map fails to give the spot height.

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  • The first phase of this new building was the octagonal chapter-house with its elaborate vaulting and clustered central pillar.

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  • He had the title of deputy-general of the churches, and was really the pillar of their hope.

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  • Visitors are shown the "Church of the Annunciation" with caves (including a fragment of a pillar hanging from the ceiling, and said to be miraculously supported) which are described as the scene of the annunciation, the "workshop of Joseph," the "synagogue," and a stone table, said to have been used by Christ.

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  • 45-50.) In the first section the line starts from a pillar erected in the San Francisco pass, about 26° 50' S.

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  • In the third and longest section, the line starts from a pillar erected in the Perez Rosales pass, near Lake Nahuel-Huapi, and follows the water-parting southward to the highest point of Mt.

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  • ariAos, pillar), was born in N.

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  • After having been expelled from a monastery for his excessive austerities, at thirty years of age he built a pillar six feet high on which he took up his abode.

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  • On this pillar he lived for thirty years without ever descending.

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  • A railing ran round the capital of the pillar, and a ladder enabled his disciples to take him the necessaries of life.

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  • From his pillar he preached and exercised a great influence, converting numbers of heathen and taking part in ecclesiastical politics.

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  • strong crane-post, or pillar, around which the crane revolves.

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  • above, and revolves either on upper and lower pivots supported by the structure of the workshop, or on a fixed pillar secured to a heavy foundation.

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  • The ink-box is made adjustable, being carried by an arm attached to a pillar provided with a rack with which a pinion operated by a milled head screw engages.

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  • His chief publications are: Cretan Pictographs and Prae-Phoenician Script (1896); Further Discoveries of Cretan and Aegean Script (1898); The Mycenaean Tree and Pillar Cult (1901); Scripta Minoa (1909 et seq.); and reports on the excavations at Knossos.

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  • It had an exquisitely carved capital, and above that a light pillar, seemingly 10 ft.

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  • 20 we read that a massebah or sacred pillar was erected at Rahel's tomb.

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  • Now the local Baal was the divine owner of the fertile spot where his sanctuary (0 - desk) was marked by the upright stone pillar, the symbol of his presence, on which the blood of the slaughtered victim was smeared.

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  • pp. 906-910; Evans, Further Discoveries, &c., p. 350 sqq., Myc. Tree and Pillar Cult, p. 14 sqq.; Hogarth, " The Dictaean Cave," Annual of British School at Athens, vi.

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  • Occupying the axis, and exposed by the section, is seen the "columella " or spiral pillar.

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  • Evans, "Mycenaean Tree and Pillar Cult" in Journ.

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  • Sculptured panels, with conventional motives, peacocks, eagles devouring hares, peacocks drinking from a cup on a tall pillar, are let into both exterior and interior walls, as are roundels of precious marbles, sawn from columns of porphyry, serpentine, verd antique, &c. The adoption of veneer for decoration prohibited any deep cutting, and almost all the sculpture is shallow.

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  • Humanity is the richer for the memory of those millions of men, who followed the pillar of cloud and fire in the sure and certain hope of an eternal reward.

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  • It lies on the Uska-Nepal road at mile 19.75; and about half a mile south of the boundary pillar numbered 44 on the frontier line between British and Nepalese 1 A surname given to Pippin III.

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  • A splendid range separates this dale from Wasdale and its tributary Mosedale, including Great Gable (2949 ft.), Pillar (2927), with the precipitous Pillar Rock on the Ennerdale flank and Steeple (2746).

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  • All the mountains offer easy routes to pedestrians, but some of them, as Scafell, Pillar, Gable (Napes Needle), Pavey Ark above Langdale and Dow Crags near Coniston, also afford ascents for experienced climbers.

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  • Osiris and Isis are closely connected with Syria and the Lebanon in legend; the Ded or sacred pillar of Osiris is doubtless really a representation of a great cedar with its horizontally outspreading branches; 8 another of the sacred Egyptian trees is obviously a cypress; corn and wine are traditionally associated with Osiris, and it is probable that corn and wine were first domesticated in Syria, and came thence with the gods Osiris and Re (the sun god of Heliopolis) into the Delta.

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  • Far superior are those scenographic representations which enable a person consulting the map to identify prominent landmarks, such as the Pic du Midi, which rises like a pillar to the south of Pau, but is not readily discovered upon an ordinary map. This advantage is still fully recognized, for such views of distant hills are still commonly given on the margin of marine charts for the assistance of navigators; military surveyors are encouraged to introduce sketehes of prominent landmarks upon their reconnaissance plans, and the general public is enabled to consult " Picturesque Relief Maps " - such as F.

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  • "Pompey's Pillar," which stands on the highest spot in Alexandria, is nearly 99 ft.

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  • of the pillar, are hewn out of the rocky slope of a hill, and are an elaborate series of chambers adorned with pillars, statues, religious symbols and traces of painting (see below, Ancient City).

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  • Strabo tells us that this stood in the west of the city; and recent discoveries go far to place it near "Pompey's Pillar" (see above), which, however, was an independent monument erected to commemorate Diocletian's siege of the city.

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  • Botti, late director of the museum, in the neighbourhood of "Pompey's Pillar," where there is a good deal of open ground.

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  • The wealth underground is doubtless immense; but, despite all efforts, there is not much for antiquarians to see in Alexandria outside the museum and the neighbourhood of "Pompey's Pillar."

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  • The existence, a few miles beyond the Nepalese frontier, of an inscribed pillar had been known for some years when, in 1895, the discovery of another inscribed pillar at Nigliva, near by, led to the belief that this other, hitherto neglected, one must also be an Asoka pillar, and very probably the one mentioned by Hsuan Tsang.

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  • At the request of the Indian government the Nepalese government had the pillar, which was half buried, excavated for examination; and Dr Fiihrer, then in the employ of the Archaeological Survey, arrived soon afterwards at the spot.

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  • And on the ground that the Buddha, the Sakiya sage, was born here, he (the king) had a flawless stone cut, and put up a pillar.

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  • Except so far as the excavation of the pillar is concerned the site has not been explored, and four small stupas there (already noticed by Hsuan Tsang) have not been opened.

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  • in diameter, supported by a huge cylindrical pillar ?

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  • (From Dennis.) part of a pillar, which once supported a baldachino over the altar, still preserves the name Acilleus, and beneath it a bas-relief of the martyr, with his hands bound, receiving his death-blow from the executioner.

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  • 6, Postero-internal pillar or column.

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  • Hence the right is called " the Pillar of Judgment," the left " the Pillar of Mercy," and the centre " the Middle Pillar."

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  • It has an arch under it, being supported partly on the side wall of the church, and partly on a massive pillar.

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  • The Gothic details are wonderful examples of the carver's skill, the wreathed " Prentice's pillar " being the subject of a well-known legend.

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  • 60eXtvKos, diminutive of 6/3EXin, a spit), a form of monumental pillar; and also the term for a bibliographical reference-mark in the form of a dagger.

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  • deus, applied to all those superhuman beings of the heathen mythologies who exercise power over nature and man and are often identified with some particular sphere of activity; and also to the visible material objects, whether an image of the supernatural being or a tree, pillar, &c. used as a symbol, an idol.

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  • The duke of York's Column, Carlton House Terrace (1833), an Ionic pillar, is surmounted by a bronze statue by Sir Richard Westmacott.

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  • Besides those who came on business there were gallants dressed in fashionable finery, so that it was worth the tailor's while to stand behind a pillar and fill his table-books with notes.

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  • When the mineral does not stand well in the pillar it will be necessary to erect a line of timbers with lagging so as to sheathe the under-side of the pillar and prevent level '/?//?

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  • It is not desirable to leave large areas standing upon pillars in the mine, and as soon as the work on any level is completed the pillar below should be mined out as far as is safe, and the abandoned portion of the mine allowed to cave in and lessen the weight on the pillars elsewhere.

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  • In this case the advanced drift is run underneath the pillar, and the ground below is mined in descending steps.

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  • Under such conditions the pillar begins to yield, and fragments of mineral fly off with explosive violence, exactly as a specimen of rock will splinter under pressure in a testing machine.

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  • The town cross is a fine structure standing upon a huge hexagon, surmounted by a stone pillar 12 ft.

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  • Yahweh leads Israel through the desert in a pillar of cloud and fire; he kindles Elijah's altar by lightning, and translates the prophet in a chariot of fire.

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  • When the temple is of very large dimensions an interior peristyle of pillars is introduced tc assist in supporting the roof, and in such cases each pillar carrim profuse bracketing corresponding to that of the cornice.

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  • The Lat Masjid, or Pillar Mosque, was built by Dilawar Khan in 1405 out of the remains of Jain temples.

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  • It derives its name from an iron pillar, supposed to have been originally set up at the beginning of the 13th century in commemoration of a victory, and bearing a later inscription recording the seven days' visit to the town of the emperor Akbar in 1598.

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  • The pillar, which was 43 ft.

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  • 2 Sometimes the pillar which represents the baetylus, which seems to have been the object of worship (see A.

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  • It was perhaps the facility with which a pillar of stone or wood can be turned into an image by painting or sculpturing on it eyes, ears, mouth, marks of sex and so on, which led anthropologists of an earlier generation to postulate such a law of development; but facts do not bear it out.

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  • Thus a Phoenician colonist might desire to carry abroad the cult of a certain Baal or Astarte who lived in a conical stone or pillar.

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  • In punishment for their offences they were bound back to back with snakes to a pillar in the lower world (Hyginus, Fab.

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  • The grand and enduring monument of the Dacian wars is the noble pillar which still stands on the site of Trajan's forum at Rome.

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  • To secure the perpendicularity of the shaft, it is necessary to leave a large mass or pillar of the seam untouched around the pit bottom.

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  • This pillar is known in Scotland as the " pit bottom stoop."

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  • pillar work and long-wall work.

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  • In the former, which is also known as " post and stall" or "bord and pillar " in the north of England, " pillar and stall " in South Wales, and " stoop and room " in Scotland, the field is divided into strips by numerous openings driven parallel to the main rise headings, called " bords " or " bord gates," which are again divided by cutting through them at intervals, so as to leave a series of pillars arranged chequer-wise over the entire area.

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  • In the oldest form of this class of working, where the size of the pillar is equal to the width of the stall or excavation, about 4 of the whole seam will be removed, the remainder being left in the pillars.

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  • The modern method of pillar working is shown in fig.

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  • - Pillar Working.

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  • 6 represents the Lancashire system of pillar working.

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  • By this method the whole of the coal is got backwards, the main roads being kept in solid coal; the intermediate levels not being driven till they are wanted, a greater amount of support is given, and the pillars are less crushed than is usual in pillar working.

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  • Pillar working, in the whole coal, is generally reputed to give a more advantageous proportion of round coal to slack, the latter being more abundantly produced on the removal of the pillars, but as these form only a small portion of the whole seam, the general yield is more advantageous than in the former method.

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  • The ventilation of pillar working is often attended with difficulty, and the coal is longer exposed to the influence of the air, a point of importance in some coals, which deteriorate in quality when exposed to a hot damp atmosphere.

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  • Where the whole of the coal is removed at once there is less chance of surface damage, when the mines are deep, than with pillar workings.

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  • In laying out the mine it is customary to drive the levels or roads in pairs, communication being made between them at intervals by cutting through the intermediate pillar; the air then passes along one and returns by the other.

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  • In the pillar sight used in the French 80and 90-mm.

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  • There a solitary pillar of granite rock rises to a great height out of the plain, and the top actually overhangs the sides.

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  • 8 The Mal'akh Yahweh (or Elohim) appears to Abraham, Hagar, Moses, Gideon, &c., and leads the Israelites in the Pillar of Cloud.

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  • He particularly relies upon an account of early history which he discovered on a golden pillar in a temple on the island of Panchaea when on a voyage round the coast of Arabia, undertaken at the request of Cassander, his friend and patron.

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  • The Irminsul was a wooden pillar erected to represent the world-sustaining ash Yggdrasil, and was the centre of the worship of the whole Saxon people.

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  • This represents two lions confronted, resting their front legs on a low altar-like structure on which is a pillar which stands between them.

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  • The roof was supported in the centre by a massive square pillar (E.

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  • STELE, the Greek name (aT'lX1J) for a pillar or vertical slab of stone or marble, sometimes decorated with bas-reliefs and bearing inscriptions, and generally terminated with a cresting (EfriOnpa) enriched with the anthemion plant.

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  • He was buried, according to his own wish, at Lexington, where a statue and a memorial hall commemorate his connexion with the place; and on the spot where he was mortally wounded stands a plain granite pillar.

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  • He was generally, by a curious error, regarded as the first emperor of Rome,' and representing as he did in the popular mind the glory of Rome, by an easy transition he became a pillar of the Church.

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  • The third side of the triangle was formed by the strings themselves, the front pillar, which in modern European harps plays such an important part, being always absent in these early Oriental instruments.

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  • He ranked as one of the Radical supporters of the new dynasty, in opposition to the party of which his rival Guizot was the chief literary man, and Guizot's patron, the duc de Broglie, the main pillar.

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  • But the idol in this Sivite temple was only a tall block or pillar of hewn stone, of a familiar kind.

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  • At the crossing of Henry Street and Earl Street is the Nelson pillar, a beautiful monument 134 ft.

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  • His wife looked back and was changed to a pillar of salt, 2 but Lot with his two daughters escaped first to Zoar and then to the mountains east of the Dead Sea, where the daughters planned and executed an incest by which they became the mothers of Moab and Ben-Ammi (i.e.

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  • The chapter-house, to the north-east of the main structure, suffered least of all the buildings, and contains a 'Prentice pillar, of which a similar story is told to that of the ornate column in Roslin chapel.

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  • The sword in the perron (stone pillar or block), the withdrawal of which proves his right to the kingdom, is the sword of the Branstock.

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  • and direct the people upon the march not only does Moses require the assistance of a human helper (Jethro or Hobab), but the angel, the ark, the pillar of cloud and of fire and the mysterious hornet are also provided.

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  • A dove also descended out of a pillar of light on the occasion of the baptism in Jordan of the saintly Basil, bishop of Caesarea; and an eagle lit down upon King Tarquin.

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  • Animal victims are sacrificed before it, as in old days before the sacred pole or pillar, and it is worshipped and adored.

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  • Using the word religion to cover all the imperfect ways in which men have felt after God, we note that in every case men have found the need alike of a teacher and of fellowship. Thus the idea of a church as " the pillar and ground of the truth " (i Tim.

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  • The name of the Hermiones, who are defined as " central " or " interior " peoples, is probably connected with that of the Irminsul, the sacred pillar of the Old Saxons.

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  • For the idea we may compare the Irminsul, a great wooden pillar which appears to have been the chief object of worship among the Old Saxons, and which is described as " universalis columna quasi sustinens omnia."

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  • The detached pillar or stack called the Old Man of Hoy (450 ft.) is a well-known landmark to sailors.

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  • The badge is a blue enamelled cross dependent from a lion surmounted by the ducal crown; the angles of the cross are filled by crowned W's and the centre bears the arms of Brunswick, a crowned pillar and a white horse, between two sickles.

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  • Here St Ambrose baptized St Augustine; here he closed the doors against the emperor Theodosius after his cruel massacre at Thessalonica; here the Lombard kings and the early German emperors caused themselves to be crowned with the iron crown of Lombardy, and the pillar at which they took their coronation oaths is preserved under the lime-trees in the piazza.

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  • The axis N 0 passes through the brass piece M, which stands on an insulating pillar of glass, and supports the plates A and C. At one extremity of this axis is the ball D, and the other is connected with a rod of glass, N P, upon which is fixed the handle L, and also the piece G H, which is separately insulated.

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  • The upper plate PP is bored centrally to receive a parallel or conical pillar which supports the lower circle of the theodolite or the arm of the level which carries the telescope.

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  • A collar is provided, which when tightened on the vertical axis, otherwise free to move, holds it rigidly in position with respect to the plate PP. To this collar is attached a slow-motion screw, working against a reaction spring, by which the plate rr can be rotated through a small arc. The upper plate carrying two, three .or four verniers vv is attached to a vertical coned pillar passing through the centre of the larger pillar and rotating in it; this plate can be clamped to the lower plate by means of the screw C, and can be rotated with respect to it by the slow-motion screw d.

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  • The upper plate is bored through the centre and carries a conical pillar, which rotates freely in it and supports a horizontal plate, to the extreme ends of which are attached, by means of capstan screws or otherwise, two vertical supports, on which the telescope, which is constructed to be perpendicular to the vertical axis of the instrument, rests and rotates with it.

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  • The most celebrated was the life of the Stylites or pillar hermits (see Simeon Stylites).

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  • In the meadow adjoining, still called Llwyn y Groes ("grove of the cross"), is "Eliseg's Pillar."

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  • Eliseg was father of Brochmael, prince of Powys, and his grandson, Concen or Congen, appears to have erected the pillar, which is now broken, with an illegible inscription; the modern inscription dates only from 1779.

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  • The engine-house in which Brown was captured was exhibited at the Columbian Exposition at Chicago and was later rebuilt on Bolivar Heights; a marble pillar, marked "John Brown's Fort," has been erected on its original site.

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  • Germany was always the great pillar of the imperial power; for several centuries it was the Empire in everything but in name, and yet its political history is often overshadowed by the glamour of events in Italy.

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  • of a pillar, may be projected, whilst the latter measures the effort exerted by an earthquake to overturn or shatter various bodies.

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  • The earliest recorded images of Hera preceded the rise of Greek sculpture; a log at Thespiae, a plank at Samos, a pillar at Argos served to represent the goddess.

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  • It is a square well with an octagonal pillar marked in cubits in the centre.

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  • Another remarkable phenomenon is the zobaa, a lofty whirlwind of sand resembling a pillar, which moves with great velocity.

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  • A pillar of earth before the dam is called the Bride of the Nile, and Arab historians relate that this was substituted, at the Moslem conquest, for a virgin whom it was the custom annually to sacrifice, to ensure a plentiful inundation.

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  • He then reorganized the whole province, and the wellenown Pompeys Pillar was set up by the grateful and ~epentan.t Alexandrians to commemorate his gift to them of)art of the corn tribute.

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  • The Crossing of the Red Sea.-According to J the children of Israel departed from Egypt under the guidance of Yahweh, who leads them by day in a pillar of cloud and by night in a pillar of fire (xiii.

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  • subject taken up. They are demonstrated by scholastic dialectic, and at the end of his second year the student, receiving his certificate, deems himself a pillar of the faith.

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  • A steep ascent leads past the Pillar of Charles V., a fountain erected in 1554, to the main entrance of the Alhambra.

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  • Here, too, is the Doric pillar, 1 oo ft.

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  • As Hector Boece, " that pillar of falsehood," dubbed these presbyters " Culdees," " the pure Culdee," a blameless presbyterian, almost prehistoric, has been claimed as the ancestor of Scottish presbyterianism; and episcopacy has been regarded as a deplorable innovation.

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  • The second class is marked by the heraldic type of two animals, usually lions rampant, facing one another, but divided by a pillar .or some other device.

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  • to the north-east of this spot has been found an inscribed pillar, put up by Asoka as a record of his visit to the Lumbini Garden, as the place where the future Buddha had been born.

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  • North-west of this another Asoka pillar has been discovered, recording his visit to the cairn erected by the Sakyas over the remains of Konagamana, one of the previous Buddhas or teachers, whose follower Gotama the Buddha had claimed to be.

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  • An inscribed pillar commemorating the king was set up in 1801.

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  • STAFFA (Norse for staff, column, or pillar island), an island of the Inner Hebrides, Argyllshire, Scotland, S4 m.

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  • Perhaps the most important of early Greek works in cast bronze, both from its size and great historical interest, is the bronze pillar (now in the Hippodrome at Constantinople) which was erected to commemorate the victory of the allied Greek states over the Persians at Plataea in 479 B.C. (see Newton's Travels in the Levant).

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  • The latter rests on a brick pillar; the remaining part of the sloping bottom is heated, either by the waste fire from a black-ash furnace or by a special fireplace.

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  • The name of Kutb is preserved in the minar, or pillar of victory, which still stands amid the ruins of ancient Delhi, towering high above all later structures.

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  • He erected a stone pillar at the mouth of the river, which accordingly took the title of Rio de Padrao, and established friendly relations with the natives, who reported that the country was subject to a great monarch, Mwani Congo or lord of Congo, resident at Bonza Congo.

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  • Buya, the chief of a clan of the Dailam, a warlike people who inhabit the mountainous country south-west of the Caspian Sea, had served under the Samanids, and found a footing in the south of Media (Jabal), whence his three sons - well known under the titles they assumed at a later period: `Imad addaula ("prop of the dynasty"), Rokn addaula ("pillar of the dynasty"), and Mo`izz addaula ("strengthener of the dynasty") - succeeded in subduing the province of Fars, at the time of Qahir's dethronement (see Persia: History).

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  • against the Latins, but was blinded by that ex-monarch and fell into the hands of the crusaders, who put him to death by casting him from the top of the Pillar of Theodosius as the murderer of Alexius IV.

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  • It is engraved upon the four sides and one bevelled edge of a _ pillar, the top of which has been broken off.

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  • As the n writing is f30vorpoOn66v, beginning at the bottom of the pillar and running upwards and down again, no single line of the inscription is complete.

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  • Probably more than half the pillar is lost, so that it is not possible to make out the sense with certainty.

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  • If the view that he already had an understanding with the " Pillar " Apostles, as recorded in Gal.

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  • The back of the body is occupied by a crest, called the dorsal fin, consisting of a hollow ridge, the cavity of which is divided into about 250 compartments or fin chambers, into each of which, with the exception of those near the anterior and posterior end of the body, projects a stout pillar composed of characteristic laminar tissue, the fin ray.

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  • Washington's Pillar.

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  • Proserpine's Pillar.

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  • On the near side of the staple was a vertical pillar, termed the arbor, the lower end of which was inserted into the staple at the top of the shoulder - the upper end passing through a top-plate, which being screwed on to the upper part of the staple held it firmly.

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  • Evans, on The Mycenean Tree and Pillar Cult (1901), and Sir W.

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  • In the Persians particularly he sought a second pillar for his world-empire.

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  • Consequently, these nomads were the main pillar of the empire, and from them were obviously derived the great magnates, with their huge estates and hosts of serfs, who composed the imperial council, led the armies, governed the provinces and made and unmade the kings (Strabo xi.

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  • His parents were Protestants, and he himself, at first, followed the Protestant persuasion; but he subsequently went over to Catholicism and, along with Cardinal Pazmany, his most serious rival at court, became a pillar of Catholicism, both religiously and politically, and a worthy opponent of the two great Protestant champions of the period, Gabriel Bethlen and George I.Rakoczy.

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  • "Pillar" Apostles.-But in fact differentiation between apostles existed among the Twelve also.

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  • The same lesson emerges when we note that one such apostolic "pillar" stood outside the Twelve altogether, viz.

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  • There are two spans; these are not in a straight line, but parallel to one another at the distance of the breadth of the central pillar.

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  • In the inner courtyard of the mosque stands the Iron Pillar, which is probably the most ancient monument in the neighbourhood of Delhi, dating from about A.D.

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  • Whatever its dim predecessors may have been, however, the actual history of Delhi dates no further back than the 11th century A.D., when Anangapala (Anang Pal), a chief of the Tomara clan, built the Red Fort, in which the Kutb DSinar now stands; in 1052 the same chief removed the famous Iron Pillar from its original position, probably at Muttra, and set it up among a group of temples of which the materials were afterwards used by the Mussulmans for the construction of the great Kutb Mosque.

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  • It is remarkable that in the arcades a pillar generally occupies the middle of the façade.

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  • In the simplest form of art, he was represented by a wooden pillar surmounted by a woodpecker; later, as a young man with the bird upon his head.

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  • Chief of these formations is a gigantic pillar some 450 ft.

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  • 1) ascribes it to that pre-eminent "pillar" (Gal.

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  • Again, many devices of civilization bear unmistakable marks of derivation from a lower source; thus the ancient Egyptian and Assyrian harps, which differ from ours in having no front pillar, appear certainly to owe this remarkable defect to having grown up through intermediate forms from the simple strung bow, the still used type of the most primitive stringed instrument.

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  • wide, in which stands the Pillar of the Constitution, a stalagmitic column perfectly cylindrical and 71 ft.

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  • In1722-1723he was for eight months stated supply of a small Presbyterian church in New York city, which invited him to remain, but he declined the call, spent two months in study at home, and then in1724-1726was one of the two tutors at Yale, earning for himself the name of a " pillar tutor " by his steadfast loyalty to the college and its orthodox teaching at the time when Yale's rector (Cutler) and one of her tutors had gone over to the Episcopal Church.

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  • high, in the form of a rectangular pillar, resembling a tomb; but as there is no trace of a door to a sepulchral chamber it may be a shrine.

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  • The last of his theological works were Nazarenus, or Jewish, Gentile and Mahometan Christianity (1718), and Tetradymus (1720), a collection of essays on various subjects, in the first of which (Hodegus) he set the example, subsequently followed by Reimarus and the rationalistic school in Germany, of interpreting the Old Testament miracles by the naturalistic method, maintaining, for instance, that the pillar of cloud and the fire of Exodus was a transported signal-fire.

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  • If pillars made of rolled iron or steel are used, their different parts shall be riveted to each other and the beams and girders resting upon them shall have riveted or bolted connexions to unite them with the pillar.

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  • If cast-iron pillars are used, each successive pillar shall be bolted to the one below it by at least four bolts not less than three-fourths of an inch in diameter, and the beams and girders shall be bolted to the pillars.

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  • In the time of Aristotle the names of the enrolled ephebi were engraved on a bronze pillar (formerly on wooden tablets) in front of the council-chamber.

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  • and S.E., between Capes Pillar (Desolation Island) and Horn, and for about 270 m.

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  • from Cape Pillar to Catherine Point at the north of the main island of Tierra del Fuego.

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  • The name Desolation is given to the northern member of the group terminating at Cape Pillar; the southernmost and largest island nearer to Clarence Island, is Santa Ines.

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  • He was figured also, like Hermes, in the form of a pillar or term surmounted by his head.

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  • As Agyieus (" god of streets and ways"), in the form of a stone pillar with painted head, placed before the doors of houses, he let in the good and kept out the evil (see Farnell, Cults, iv.

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  • As Apollo Agyieus he was shown by a simple conic pillar; the Apollo of Amyclae was a pillar of bronze surmounted by a helmeted head, with extended arms carrying lance and bow.

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  • The exact site of this garden has been recently rediscovered, marked by an inscribed pillar put up by Asoka (see J.R.A.S., 1898).

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  • Some weigh - bridges are arranged in a manner similar to that of the platform machines already described, but having the long body lever turned askew, so that the end of it projects considerably beyond the side of the weighbridge casing, and the pillar and steelyard which receive its pull are clear of the wagon on the platform.

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  • To the primitive nomadic Semite the presence of the divinity was indicated by springs, shady trees, remarkable rocks and other landmarks; and from this earliest conception grew the theory that a numen might be induced to take up an abode in an artificial heap of stones, or a pillar set upright for the purpose.

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  • This is a survival of the ancient belief that the deity resided in the pillar or stone-heap, and that the fugitive was placing himself under the protection of the local by seeking sanctuary.

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  • Indians (probably Oneidas) settled near the site of Huntingdon, erected here a tall pillar, known as "Standing Stone"; the original was removed by the Indians, but another has been erected by the borough on the same spot.

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  • Whether we ascribe this whole passage simply to JE or consider, as many scholars do, that the first statement is by J and the second by E, it is clear that these statements directly contradict P's elaborate scheme, according to which the people march, tribe by tribe, with the ark in the very centre of the square, and guided by the pillar of cloud by day and the pillar of fire by night.

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  • 33 as to the position of the ark, and to learn that Moses, instead of simply following the pillar of cloud, requests Hobab to determine the line of march and select the sites for encampment.

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  • From the waist to the feet her image resembles a pillar, narrowing downwards and sculptured all round with rows of animals (lions, rams and bulls).

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  • In some cases an attempt was made to give a more regular form to the original shapeless stone: thus Apollo Agyieus was represented by a conical pillar with pointed end, Zeus Meilichius in the form of a pyramid.

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  • On the north-east coast many of the villages are tastefully kept, their whole area being clean swept, nicely sanded, and planted with ornamental shrubs, and have in their centre little square palaver places laid with flat stones, each with an erect stone pillar as a back-rest.

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  • Within the larger circle were two smaller ones, placed not in the axis of the great one but on its north-eastern side, each of which consisted of a double concentric ring of stones; the centre being in one case a menhir or pillar, in the other a dolmen or tablestone resting on two uprights.

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  • The pillar, which is of the Doric order, 166 ft.

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  • bile), bulláns, pillar stones, weapons.

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  • This is commemorated by the erection of a stone under the oak by the sanctuary of Yahweh (for the tree with its sacred pillar, see Gen.

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  • p or treaty between Jacob and his Aramaean relative commemorated by a pillar (Massebah).

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  • 32), had a sanctuary and a sacred pillar and tree.

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  • The pillar was ascribed to Joshua (Josh.

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  • 26 seq.), and although Jacob set up at Shechem an "altar," the verb suggests that the original object was a pillar (Gen.

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  • The story tells how Jacob discovered its sanctity, - it was the gate of heaven, - made a covenant with its God, established the sacred pillar, and instituted its tithes (xxviii.).

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  • The sacred pillar erected by Jacob at Bethel was solemnly anointed with oil, and it (and not the place) was regarded as the abode of the Deity (xxviii.

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  • 27 treats the pillar as a "sign."

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  • The Barrow is crossed by an iron bridge with a swivel pillar in the centre on which a portion of the bridge is turned to admit the passage of vessels.

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  • Thus Nicholas, the pillar of the European alliance, found himself isolated and at war, or potentially at war, with all Europe.

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  • The cheek-teeth, which have crowns of moderate height, differ from those of all the foregoing in that the postero-internal pillar (the projection on the right-hand top corner of c in fig.

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  • The Turnbull or Pelican sundial in the front quadrangle of Corpus Christi College in Oxford is probably one of the finest pillar dials.

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  • The pillar, which contains a stairway, was raised by public subscription.

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  • The majority were reamed using tapered reamers in a pillar drill.

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  • Under her hand, the pillar box rotated slowly.

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  • The 15-foot high pillar 's sides are covered with high quality carved runes, vine scrolls, knot patterns, and sacred symbols.

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  • The rear-hinged doors plus the absence of a center pillar give unencumbered access to the rear seats.

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  • Later Minors also have larger front indicators instead of the semaphore indicators fitted to the B pillar of the 1950s Morris cars.

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  • By the second pillar are three medieval sepulchral fragments.

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  • During his short reign in 1936 only a relatively small number of pillar boxes were made - approx.

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  • This consists of a concrete pillar surmounted by a shell, on which is perched an eagle.

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  • It is unusual in having a tarn adjacent to the trig pillar.

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  • Beacon Fell Summit A triangulation pillar is situated on the site of where the beacon would have stood.

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  • The trig pillar is reached only 250m from the road - sadly, the map fails to give the spot height.

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  • The first phase of this new building was the octagonal chapter-house with its elaborate vaulting and clustered central pillar.

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  • They are considered safer than taper or pillar candles, which are easier to knock over.

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  • Even if your fireplace is more for show than function, fill it with pillar candles to get that warm glow.

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  • Place coffee, tea, flavored syrups, muffins, gourmet chocolates, cookies, along with a pillar candle and inspirational reading material in a shallow basket.

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  • The unity candle is typically a pillar style of candle, and the accompanying candles used to light it, tapers.

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  • Tiny votives are fine for a short reception, but a dance that lasts all night will probably require taller pillar candles.

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  • Large pillar candles may grace the altar as well.

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  • Make a floral centerpiece with a wide pillar candle.

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  • Use red or green pillar candles to light up the table.

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  • Place a large pillar candle in the center for a light-reflecting glow.

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  • Sea Glass Wreaths would be perfect around thick pillar candles in a wedding centerpiece.

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  • Cut the rind of citrus fruits into one long spiral and glue around plain pillar candles that sit in water, with slices of the fruit surrounding them.

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  • Orange and black pillar candles placed on candelabra or mirrors will cast a soft light over your guests and add to the ambiance.

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  • Similar to the vases used for tall flowers, hurricane glasses can be placed over white or silver pillar candles for a simple but elegant look.

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  • Pillar Palatal Implant System reduces the vibration in the soft palate by firming the area with implants.

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  • The Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic of the Northwest lists airway management interventions including the Pillar procedure and Somnoplasty.

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  • The sleep apnea Pillar procedure treats mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea and it can relieve snoring in many cases.

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  • Your sleep may continue to improve as your soft palate becomes more rigid over time, but it may take several months for the Pillar procedure to become fully effective at preventing apnea episodes.

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  • The sleep apnea Pillar procedure is permanent and typically requires very little maintenance.

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  • Moreover, the Pillar procedure has a lower risk of complications than surgical treatments that require general anesthesia and lengthy recovery times.

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  • The Pillar procedure is not effective for everyone.

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  • If you are severely overweight or obese, or suffer from other sleep disorders, the Pillar procedure may not work for you.

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  • If this is the case, or if you are uninsured, Pillar implants can be very expensive.

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  • Before receiving Pillar implants, patients must undergo a complete medical examination by an ENT or other specialist.

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  • Because the sleep apnea Pillar procedure is relatively new, not all doctors are experienced using the implants.

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  • If you are tired of the side effects of CPAP, or have not found relief using other treatment methods, the Pillar procedure may be a permanent cure for your apnea and disrupted sleep.

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  • In clinical trials, about 80% of apnea patients experienced a dramatic reduction in snoring, improved sleep and a decrease in daytime sleepiness after undergoing the Pillar procedure.

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  • The Pillar procedure can treat mild to moderate sleep apnea by stiffening the tissue in the soft palate.

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  • In the second cell block of the prison level (patrolled by three guards), you will find a key behind the second pillar as you sneak behind the guards in a counter-clockwise fashion.

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  • Notably missing from the list is the Nintendo Game Boy Advance, but given that the big N has seemingly given up on the three pillar approach, it's understandable that GameAccess has left the GBA out in the cold.

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  • Go until the pillars collapse and make your way through, knocking down the pillar to get to the gate.

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  • Each one forms a pillar on which you can build the rest of your puzzle-solving.

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  • Following the experience of so many heightened emotions, there is a strong urge to thank those who offered that pillar of support.

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  • Choose from the 3"x6" pillar, the 3"x4" pillar, 12-count tea lights, 3-pack votive set, and the jar candle.

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  • Small candles may need to be used in greater quantities to have the same visual effect as fewer large pillar or jar candles.

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  • Votive, tea light, and pillar candles are the most popular for gift sets, while adding tapers, tins, or jars can be unusual and distinctive.

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  • The cost of the jars or the addition of other hard vegetable waxes to make pillar candles can add to the cost of the finished item.

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  • While some types of candles are more difficult than others, most types of molded candles are very easy to make, whether they are tiny tea lights or huge three-wick pillar candles.

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  • You can purchase kits to make votive, pillar or pretty much whatever kind of candle you want.

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  • The wax is pretty soft, so it does better in containers than in pillar candles.

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  • If you're just starting out, buy plain old paraffin wax and a couple of basic molds, such as a votive candle mold and a three- or four-inch round pillar mold.

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  • Molds: Pillar and votive candles tend to be the most popular, but shaped novelty molds may give you a unique niche for your business.

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  • Securely push the no-drip pillar candles onto the nails.

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  • When you are looking for something that combines beauty and practicality, glass pillar candle holders might be the perfect solution.

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  • Pillar candles have a highly distinctive shape.

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  • While there are many different styles of candles available, one of the attractive features of a pillar candle is that it is long lasting.

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  • Pillar candles can burn for many hours, making them a highly practical choice for many circumstances.

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  • Very large pillar candles are often reported to have a burning time of several days.

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  • A candle holder is useful to show a pillar candle off to its best advantage.

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  • A well designed pillar candle holder will allow the candle to burn efficiently while also protecting the surrounding surfaces.

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  • One of the most attractive form of candle holder for a pillar candle is one made from glass.

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  • Glass pillar candle holders can turn a pillar candle into an attractive centerpiece for your home.

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  • There are many different types of glass candle holders that are suitable for pillar candles.

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