Politically the Rhine has always played a great part.
He left office politically and financially a ruined man.
Without the pilgrims who come to visit it, Meshed would be a poor place, but lying on the eastern confines of Persia, close to Afghanistan, Russian Central Asia and Transcaspia, at the point where a number of trade routes converge, it is very important politically, and the British and Russian governments have maintained consulates-general there since 1889.
The coming of the Norman ruled that these lands should be neither Saracen nor Greek, nor yet Italian in the same sense as northern Italy, but that they should politically belong to the same group of states as the kingdoms and principalities of feudal Europe.
His main defect was unscrupulousness: he hesitated at nothing necessary to accomplish an object, and the conviction of his untrustworthiness gradually alienated his associates, and left him politically powerless.
Politically, the anti-rent associations which were formed often held the balance of power between the Whigs and the Democrats, and in this position they secured the election of Governor John Young (Whig) as well as of several members of the legislature favourable to their cause, and promoted the passage of the bill calling the constitutional convention of 1846.
Politically, indeed, the whole period was one of retrogression and stagnation.
Not very long after the disappearance of serfdom in the most advanced communities comes into sight the new system of colonial slavery, which, instead of being the spontaneous outgrowth of social necessities and subserving a temporary need of human development, was politically as well as morally a monstrous aberration.
Politically his rule was marked by the proclamation at Santiago in 1836, without his consent, of the Spanish constitution of 1834; he repressed the movement, and in 1837 the deputies of Cuba to the Cortes of Spain (to which they were admitted in the two earlier constitutional periods) were excluded from that body, and it was declared in the national constitution that Cuba (and Porto Rico) should be governed by " special laws."
Politically and anthropologically, however, this upper portion must be regarded as a continuation of the kingdom of Siam rather than as a section of Malaya.
At this time also he developed an ardent love of France, a country which was politically in antagonism with his own, though so closely linked to it geographically, socially and by language.
It is commonly supposed that, because nearly the whole country is ruled by Rajputs, therefore the population consists mainly of Rajput tribes; but these are merely the dominant race, and the territory is called Rajputana because it is politically possessed by Rajputs.
But the nobility of a large country, even though used to act politically as an order, could never put on that orderly and legal character which distinguishes the true civic patriciates.
Politically he was a pupil of Alexis Bestuzhev; consequently, when in the middle 'fifties Russia suddenly turned Francophil instead of Francophobe, Panin's position became extremely difficult.
Politically the Maoris have always been democratic. No approach to a monarchy ever existed.
Politically, he was an ardent patriot during the War of Independence, and a strong Federalist afterwards, several of his political discourses attracting wide attention.
Politically Matthias raised Hungary to the rank of the greatest power in central Europe, her influence extending into Asia and Africa.
The flora and fauna belong for the most part to those of New Zealand, on which colony the islands are also politically dependent, having been annexed in 1887.
Politically the whole of Nubia is now included either in Egypt or the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, and has no administrative existence.
Politically, Spencer is an individualist of an extreme laissez faire type, and it is in his political attitude that the consequences of his pre-Darwinian conception of Evolution are most manifest.
Latin literature ceased to be in close sympathy with the popular spirit, either politically or as a form of amusement, but became the expression of the ideas, sentiment and culture of the aristocratic governing class.
It is a city of great interest historically, geographically, politically and strategically, but in modern days it has quite lost its ancient commercial importance.
Historically it includes the five British districts of Hamirpur, Jalaun, Jhansi, Lalitpur and Banda, which now form part of the Allahabad division of the United Provinces, but politically it is restricted to a collection of native states, under the Bundelkhand agency.
of Victoria, belong politically to this state.
- Australia is politically divided into five states, which with the island of Tasmania form the Commonwealth of Australia.
Italy, intellectually first among the peoples, was now politically and practically last; and nothing to her historian is more heartrending than to watch the gradual extinction of her spirit in this age of slavery.
Politically, its outcome was to prove the impossibility of allowing the continu1 of an independent Roman state in the heart of Italy.
Politically its divisions are two: - (1) the two districts, Buleleng and Jembrana, on Dutch territory; and (2) the autonomous states of Klung Lung, Bangli, Mengui, Badung and Tabanan.
In classical times it was a community of perioeci, politically dependent on Sparta, though doubtless with a municipal life of its own.
3) is coincident with a similar decadence all over the Aegean area, we can hardly escape from the conclusion that it was due to the invasion of all the Aegean lands (or at least the Greek mainland and isles) by some less civilized conquerors, who remained politically dominant, but, like their forerunners, having no culture of their own, adopted, while they spoiled, that which they found.
Like the nobles, again, the burgesses had the right of confirming royal grants and of taking part in legislation; and they may be said to have formed - socially, politically and judicially - an independent and powerful estate.
had a relatively civilized and politically developed middle class behind him, whereas Matthias had not.
But now that the grandi were suppressed politically, the lowest classes came into prominence, "adventurers without sense or virtue and of no authority for the most part, who had usurped public offices by illicit and dishonest practices" (Matteo Villani, iv.
They sent competitors to the Olympic games (among them the famous Milo of Croton); and the physicians of Croton early in the 6th century (especially in the person of Democedes) were reputed the best in Greece; but politically they appear to have generally kept themselves separate.
It is divided politically between Britain (south-east), Germany (north-east) and Holland (west), the Dutch territory occupying about 48.6% of the whole area, the German 28.3% and the British Territory of Papua 23-1%.
And though in recent years Spanish America has seemingly settled down, and republican institutions have followed upon long periods of continual revolution, yet over the American continent as a whole there is an overwhelming predominance, material and intellectual, of the communities of English speech and politically of English origin.
6 Kuos 6 iv 'H0aca-ria), and their allotments were politically part of Attic soil.
Politically this opposition had the effect of temporarily reviving the Federalist party, which secured control of the legislature, and gave the electoral vote of the state in 1812 to De Witt Clinton, whom the Federalists had accepted as a candidate to oppose Madison for re-election on the war issue.
He was so often accused by political purists for associating politically with men of discredited reputation that his own picturesque statement of his conversion to a belief that in legislative or administrative politics one must work with all sorts and conditions of men is illuminating.
Both passes are short and easy, and connect Cilicia Pedias geographically and politically with Syria rather than with Asia Minor.
Besides his commercial value to Cromwell, Carvajal was politically useful also, for he acted as "intelligencer."
As the forgotten history of Oriental antiquity has been restored to us, it has come to be understood that, politically speaking, the Hebrews were a relatively insignificant people, whose chief importance from the standpoint of material history was derived from the geographical accident that made them a sort of buffer between the greater nations about them.
16, p. 10), and were in fact "councils composed of whole churches " (ex universis ecclesiis), where 1 An ancient city generally included a district around it, dwellers in which would go ecclesiastically, as well as politically, with those living within the city proper.
For these reasons and a hundred more, government should be the smallest unit that is economically and politically viable.
I am saying that for small nations to be economically and politically viable is good news for peace.
The three confederates, Sindhia, Holkar and the Bhonsla, concluded peace with the British government, after making large sacrifices of territory in favour of the victor, and submitting to British control politically.
The Turks and Caicos islands continue the outer line, and belong geographically to the archipelago, but not politically.
Besides, denunciation would not have meant a return to prior conditions; for other countries would have continued the convention, and probably with success, and would have proposed prohibitive or retaliatory duties in respect of British sugar, with bad results politically.
The importance of Tunis dates from the Arab conquest, when, as Carthage sank, Tunis took its place commercially and politically.
though politically of importance, did not provide any basis for reform on a large scale.
Politically the organization of the state on the fundamental principle of national autonomy was to follow; he hoped to get round the nationalist obstacles in Bohemia by a rearrangement of districts with local delimitation according to nationality.
Politically the Gambia is divided between Great Britain and France - Britain possessing both banks of the river up to, but not including, Yarbatenda.
Politically they are divided into lands under the direct government of the Netherlands vassal lands and confederated lands.
Politically supreme, the count became master of the insular Church.
At the end of the war Poland was ruined materially as well as politically.
In November of this year Stratford became chancellor, and for the next ten years he was actively engaged in public business, being the king's most prominent adviser and being politically, says Stubbs, the "head of the Lancastrian or constitutional party."
It is divided, politically, into three departments, - Oran in the west, Algiers in the centre and Constantine in the east.
The office, as having become too great for a subject, was now shorn of its most important powers and became politically insignificant.
Bechuanaland geographically and ethnically enjoys almost complete unity, but politically it is divided as follows: I.
From a military standpoint as well as politically it was a conspicuous and instructive conflict, - conspicuous, or even unique, as being the most famous struggle in history where colonial dependencies defeated their powerful parent state, and instructive as presenting exceptional conditions and consequent errors in the attempt to break down the revolt.
No Man's Land, included politically in Chilmark township, lies about 62 m.
The St Lawrence is far the most important Canadian river from the historic and economic points of view, since it provided the main artery of exploration in early days, and with its canals past rapids and between lakes still serves as a great highway of trade between the interior of the continent and the seaports of Montreal and Quebec. It is probable that politically Canada would have followed the course of the States to the south but for the planting of a French colony with widely extended trading posts along the easily ascended channel of the St Lawrence and the Great Lakes, so that this river was the ultimate bond of union between Canada and the empire.
The " maritime provinces " of eastern Canada, including Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, may be considered together; and to these provinces as politically bounded may be added, from a physical point of view, the analogous south-eastern part of Quebec - the entire area being designated the Acadian region.
The Pharisees themselves could not but see that their principles were politically impotent; the most scrupulous observance of the Sabbath, for example - and this was the culminating point of legality - could not thrust back the heathen.
By the Dutch, in whose residency of Amboyna they are included, they are politically divided into two districts; Larat, including the inhabited islands of Larat, Vordate, Molu, and Maro, together with many uninhabited islands; and Sera, including the Sera Islands, Selaru, and the southern part of Yamdena, all inhabited.
By the age of Julius Caesar all the inhabitants of Britain, except perhaps some tribes of the far north, were Celts in speech and customs. Politically they were divided into separate and generally warring tribes, each under its own princes.
He was for a time politically associated with Lord Randolph Churchill, Sir Henry Drummond Wolff and Sir John (then Mr) Gorst, the quartette becoming known as the "Fourth Party," and gaining notoriety by the freedom of the criticisms directed by its leader, Lord Randolph Churchill, against Sir Stafford Northcote, Lord Cross and other prominent members of the "old gang."
With joy and pride he welcomed the Byzantine East into the circle of vassal peoples and kingdoms of Rome bound politically to the see of St Peter, and with the same emotions beheld the patriarchate of Constantinople at last recognize Roman supremacy.
Egyptian monks gradually won over the country folk, and in 402, under the influence of Theodosius and Porphyry the local bishop, the Marneion was destroyed and the cross made politically supreme.
Owing to various adventitious circumstances the sect came into great prominence politically and ecclesiastically for a few years about the middle of the 14th century.
Politically its north-eastern half is Portuguese, as are two small enclaves in the south-western half, the remainder being Dutch.
The great changes that have been wrought in India, politically, commercially, intellectually and religiously, by the combined action of the British government and the Christian missions, are evidenced among other tokens by the growth of such societies as the Arya Samaj and the Brahmo Samaj.
Politically, the country is divided into eight provinces, as follows: - Religion.
Berne), after the Grisons, the largest of the Swiss cantons, but by far the most populous, though politically Bern ranks after that of Zurich.
His neutrality treaty with Sweden (17th of March 1794), for protecting their merchantmen by combined squadrons, was also extremely beneficial to the Scandinavian powers, both commercially and politically.
Santiago is less important politically under the Republic than it was when Cuba was a Spanish dependency.
Politically she found Lower Canada an uneasy yoke-fellow.
Politically, the principle underlying the agreement was that the empire should be divided into two portions; in one of these the Magyars were to rule, in the other the Germans; in either section the Slav races - the Serbs and Croatians, the Czechs, Poles and Slovenes - were to be placed in a position of political inferiority.
Each of them was an independent unit, and in none was there any town or community politically separate from the tribe as a whole.
The Thebais was much under the influence of the Ethiopian kingdom, and was separated politically in the troubled times of the XXIIIrd Dynasty, though the old division into Upper and Lower Egypt was resumed in the XXVIth Dynasty.
Denmark, moreover, like Europe in general, was, politically, on the threshold of a transitional period.
Politically its consequences were disastrous.
The effect of these revelations was profound not only politically, but also economically; the important export trade in Danish butter, especially, was adversely affected, as Herr Alberti had been interested in numerous dairy companies.
Now, however, by no act or will of his own, he began to be a person politically important.
He became prominent, politically, during the nullification excitement of 1832-1833, as a vigorous opponent of nullification, and from 1836 to 1845 he sat in the United States Senate as a Unionist Democrat.
Since then the right bank of the river has been politically divided from the left, and the latter now belongs to Afghanistan.
Politically, this ambitious and progressive capital is the creation of the Magyar upper classes.
Politically the Cape province has had no separate history since the establishment of the Union in 1910.
Palestine had been politically part of Egypt or of the Hittite Empire; we now reach the stage where it becomes more closely identified with Israelite history.
Two groups of islands in the Bay of Bengal, the Andamans and the Nicobars; one group in the Arabian Sea, the Laccadives; and the outlying station of Aden at the mouth of the Red Sea, with Perim, and protectorates over the island of Sokotra, along the southern coast of Arabia and in the Persian Gulf, are all politically included within the Indian empire; while on the coast of the peninsula itself, Portuguese and French settlements break at intervals the continuous line of British territory.
The Philippines, politically speaking, and the Philippines, zoologically speaking, are not identical areas; Balabac, Palawan and the Calamianes being characterized by the occurrence of numerous Bornean forms which are conspicuously absect from the remaining islands.
(2) Politically the villeins were not eliminated from the body of citizens: they had to pay taxes, to serve in great emergencies in the militia, to serve on inquests, &c., and although there was a tendency to place them on a lower footing in all these respects yet the fact of their being lesser members of the commonwealth did not remove the fundamental qualification of citizenship. (3) Even in civil matters villeins were deemed free as regards third persons.
Though politically Swiss since 1512, Lugano is thoroughly Italian in appearance and character.
It is a remarkable fact that the historical position taken up by these cities, which politically belonged to France,.
whereas Cambrai, whose population was French, is the only city politically situated in Germany, where a commune came to be established.
Politically Borneo is divided into four portions: (1) British North Borneo, the territory exploited and administered by the Chartered British North Borneo Company, to which a separate section of this article is devoted; (2) Brunei, a Malayan sultanate under British protection; (3) Sarawak, the large territory ruled by raja Brooke, and under British protection in so far as its foreign relations are concerned; and (4) Dutch Borneo, which comprises the remainder and by far the largest and most valuable portion of the island.
The province of Astrakhan, where a very small and limited outbreak occurred in 1878, is politically in Europe, but geographically it belongs rather to Asia.
Western Europe was taken out of the imperial mould and broken up. This is a revolution of sufficient magnitude to be regarded as politically the opening of a new era.
Thus the 5th century politically introduces not so much the history of the middle ages as that of modern Europe.
Crawford, who had been a member of this cabinet, desiring to ruin Calhoun politically by turning Jackson's hostility against him, revealed to Jackson what had taken place thirteen years before.
Danville was settled about 1770, was first incorporated as a town in 1792, and became a city in 1833; it is politically independent of Pittsylvania county.
13 had hitherto been dominant in Finland, and the Finnish " nationalist " party which, during the latter half of the 19th century, had been determinedly asserting itself linguistically and politically.
Politically it came into special prominence at the time of the Elamite conquest, when it was made the centre of Elamite dominion in Babylonia, perhaps as a special check upon the neighbouring Erech, which had played a prominent part in the resistance to the Elamites.
The islands belong politically to New Zealand.
Or the relation between the inferior deities and the most exalted may be conceived politically and explained by Tertullian's formula, " Imperium penes unum, officia penes multos."
24, 1706) he did, indeed, conclude the Polish War by the peace of Altranstadt, but as this treaty brought no advantage to Sweden, not even compensation for the expenses of six years of warfare, it was politically condemnable.
Politically, however, the outlook was not so favourable.
of the Pacific littoral, could only be looked forward to, both politically and economically, as an inestimable benefit to the country.
A long residence till the age of thirty abroad, together with his French blood, had made him politically more of a foreigner than an Englishman, and he returned to England ignorant of the English constitution, a Roman Catholic and a secret adversary of the national religion, and untouched by the sentiment of England's greatness or of patriotism.
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.
In the North Atlantic Gaspar and Miguel Corte-Real penetrated as far as Greenland (their " Labrador ") in 1500-1501; but these voyages were politically and commercially unimportant.
The Hasidim indeed were satisfied, and declined to fight longer, but the Maccabees determined not to desist until their nation was politically as well as religiously free.
Strategically no less than politically, Turkey was on the defensive.
Politically the city is divided into six Reichstag and four Landtag constituencies, returning six and nine members respectively, and it must be noted that in the case of the Landtag the allocation of seats dated from 1860, so that the city, in proportion to its population, was in 1908 much under-represented.
Milan had recovered its greatness, ecclesiastically as well as politically; it scarcely bowed to Rome, and it aspired to the position of a sovereign city, mistress over its neighbours.
For a number of years, however, he was politically allied with John Randolph.'
But she was politically unwise, and injured their cause by her readiness to purchase foreign help at the price of English interests.
Christian, who had already taken measures to isolate Sweden politically, hastened to the relief of the archbishop, who was beleagured in his fortress of Stake, but was defeated by Sture and his peasant levies at Vedla and forced to return to Denmark.
The Commander Islands group near the Asiatic coast is geographically, but since the acquisition of the Russian possessions in America not politically, a part of the Aleutian system.
- Politically, Abyssinia is divided into provinces or kingdoms and dependent territories.
He had fled to Ireland a broken man, to all appearance politically extinct; a few years were to raise him once more to the summit of popularity, though power was for ever denied him.
Politically one might differ from him, but economists as such must either be silent when political reasons are alleged for taxes that are against fundamental maxims, or must be content to point out the cost of the taxes in order that the communities concerned may decide whether the object in view is obtainable by means of the taxation, and is worth the price.
The country was politically split up into little principalities, most of them governed by some petty despot, whose interests were not often the same as those of the community.
Within these limits lie the Portuguese settlements of Diu, Damaun and Goa, and the native state of Baroda which has direct relations with the government of India; while politically Bombay includes the settlement of Aden.
The legislature of 1863 and the state officers were opposed to him politically, and did everything in their power to thwart him and deprive him of his control of the militia.
Politically Indiana has been rather evenly divided between the great political parties.
They had been defended by Adam Smith on the ground that defence was of much more importance than opulence, and by the same reasoning they had been described by John Stuart Mill as, though economically disadvantageous, politically expedient.
This was long supposed to be the work of Fox, who was politically responsible for it.
Politically Wisconsin has been under French domination (from 1634 to 1760); under British domination (from 1760, formally 1763, to 1783); and under that of the United States since 1783.
The Minor Church included many Polish magnates, but their adoption of the views of Sozzini, which precluded Christians from magisterial office, rendered them politically powerless.
The country belongs politically to China, and Chinese fill all the higher administrative positions and form the garrisons in the towns.
Many chiefs, in no way politically dependent on Benin, used to send annual presents to the juju.
The Beni remained politically and socially almost unaffected by European influence until the occupation of their country by the British in 1897, their connexion with the white men having previously been almost confined to matters of trade.
On the west its natural boundary is the Corinthian Gulf, so that it would include Megaris; indeed, before the Dorian invasion, which resulted in the foundation of Megara, the whole country was politically one, in the hands of the Ionian race.
Politically it is under a Roman Catholic council, appointed by government.
Being for centuries politically, ecclesiastically and commercially connected with Venice, Rome and Italy in general, they came under.
The privileged man, whether he be privileged politically or economically, is a man depraved in intellect and heart."
In 1708 Swift declared that the Papists were politically as inconsiderable as the women and children.
Ina people politically decimated and wearied, he was able to develop freely all the Napoleonic ideals.
of carriage-roads, the most remarkable of these ' It is impossible to exclude Fiume from any survey of Croatian trade, although Fiume belongs politically to Hungary proper, and is the main outlet for Hungarian emigration and maritime commerce..
The literary language of the two nations is identical, but the Croats use the Latin alphabet,' while the Serbs prefer a modified form of the Cyrillic. The two nations have also been politically separated since the 7th century, if not for a longer period; but this division has produced little difference of character or physical type.
Geographically, Fiume belongs to Croatia; politically the town, with its territory of some 7 sq.
They increased the power of the monarchy The sons politically by destroying the feudal reaction excited of Philip in 1314 by the tyrannical conduct of the jurists, like the Fair Enguerrandde Marigny, and by the increasingfinancial (14: extortions of their father; and they alsonotably ~ Philip V., one of the most hard-working of the Capets increased it on the administrative side by specializing the services of justice and of finance, which were separated from the kings council.
But whatever their theoretical agreement on social questions, politically they were hopelessly at odds.
sented the spirit of the South; politically, the ideas of the bourgeoisie in opposition to the democracywhich they despised although making use of itand the federalist system, from an objection to the preponderance of Paris.
For the most part the main crest constitutes the Franco-Spanish frontier; the principal exception to this rule is formed by the valley of Aran, which belongs orographically to France but politically to Spain.
The Sudan has an ethnological rather than a physical unity, and politically it is divided into a large number of states, all now under the control of European powers.
The various states are politically divisible into four groups: (1) those west of the Niger; (2) those between the Niger and Lake Chad; (3) those between Lake Chad and the basin of the Nile; (4) those in the upper Nile valley.
Politically moribund, it succumbed to the attacks of its virile southern neighbours, who, having emerged from foreign tutelage, developed according to the natural laws of their own genius and environment.
Politically he did not do much to stave off the coming Revolution, and his establishment of provincial assemblies was only a timid application of Turgot's great scheme for the administrative reorganization of France.
Politically the two races soon amalgamated, but, except in the towns, there was apparently little intermarriage, for the peasants in certain districts closely resemble the protoArmenians, as depicted on their monuments.
Armenia, although politically dependent upon Rome, was connected with Parthia by geographical position, a common language and faith, intermarriage and similarity of arms and dress.
Jefferson merely had exaggerated fears of a moneyed political engine, and seeing that Hamilton's measures of funding and assumption did make the national debt politically useful to the Federalists in the beginning he concluded that they would seek to fasten the debt on the country for ever.
Though nominally the servant of the States of Holland he made himself politically the personification of the province which bore more than half the entire charge of the union, and as its mouthpiece in the states-general he practically dominated that assembly.
ADEN, a seaport and territory in Arabia, politically part of British India, under the governor of Bombay.
This implacable war, which threw the whole of the nobility of the north of France against that of the south, and destroyed the brilliant Provencal civilization, ended, politically, in the treaty of Paris (1229), by which the king of France dispossessed the house of Toulouse of the greater part of its fiefs, and that of Beziers of the whole of its fiefs.
The eastern peninsula and coast of the Gulf of Tolo belong politically to the residency of Ternate.
It wasn't so much that he knew the politically correct things to say, but an instinct for reading people and finding their good qualities.
Because reporters have to be seen to be morally and politically correct, I cannot condone these actions.
Extra time is, however, undoubtedly useful to improve the quality of "technical" drafting which is not politically contentious.
His demeanor countenances not only the murder of white farmers, but also of his own people if they oppose him politically.
Politically and socially, the Internet, once fully developed and widely installed, could indeed offer Cameroonians many avenues to address current predicaments.
Members must be elected to a regional or local authority or be politically accountable to an elected assembly.
Students are one of the biggest groups in society politically active in international issues.
Interested parties just do it whenever it is commercially or politically advantageous.
Three candidates will be contesting the seat, only one of whom is politically affiliated.
Free market anarchism is, approximately speaking, politically correct.
This remains anathema to Western governments - which spent most of the 1980s demolishing commodity agreements - and to politically powerful transnational companies.
ex ante, policy makers can undertake politically costly economic reform.
However, the average disabled person is probably no more politicized or vocal than the average, politically apathetic person.
More to the point, it would have been politically astute.
brainwash everyone into conforming to a politically correct norm.
Used politically its consumers to conduct American bumper stickers.
The once politically centrist, science-based vision of environmentalism has been largely replaced with extremist rhetoric.
Art has very real responsibilities, perhaps even to fight male chauvinism, ethnic prejudice, third-world exploitation, believe the politically correct.
Clydach Vale has been a traditionally close-knit community and also a politically active one.
And of the principle of open exchange: that interchange and open contestation was educationally and politically preferable to instruction.
Although Law Commission Bills do not tend to be politically controversial, that can operate against them at this stage.
They have undoubtedly been offered large amounts of real estate in return for politically convenient information.
The politically correct will tell us it is racist.
Gerry Winter's politically courageous action did not get the appreciation it deserved.
crude economic determinism is neither politically acceptable nor intellectually tenable.
But the new notes will instead be a version of the Swiss dinar, which is not only economically but also politically more desirable.
Putting forward socialism as the only immediate aim, it politically disarmed Polish revolutionaries.
disenfranchised politically by an undemocratic political set-up.
If politicians want to address political disengagement they must be prepared to take the steps that reach out to the politically disengaged.
The minimum wage may be the most politically divisive labor market issue in the run-up to the General Election.
Here too, Smith exposes the ironies of the politically correct do-gooders of the world, whilst managing to retain the dramatic interest.
Brittan is well known for his critique of Keynesian economics and advocacy of market friendly and politically libertarian ideas.
Most of the space is filled up with contrived politically incorrect jokes in an attempt to prove that it's well edgy.
May 1997 A worthless memoir Bruce Anderson The memoirs of former Conservative party treasurer, Alistair McAlpine, reveal a politically shallow egotist.
Neither Bush not Kerry would be politically enfranchised in this way to sponsor American withdrawal from Iraq.
The re-use of existing sites would be politically expedient.
It may seem politically expedient to ignore such a problem.
Artistically brilliant and politically explosive, it was, above all, superb theater.
The capitalist class is saved, but politically expropriated.
fictive universe becomes the politically relevant universe in which the government or the armed forces are supposed to " do something.
The military response is not just politically foolish but profoundly wicked.
The process of defining rights through international conventions and laws has been long and politically fraught.
heuristics literature concedes readily that the type of voter who can benefit from them is typically the more politically aware and interested.
Sir Jeremy has called the war " politically illegitimate " and his book is being blocked.
Can the Royal Society of Edinburgh, which claims to be politically impartial, do any better?
All of the successful candidates have confirmed that they are politically inactive.
So is the necessarily incomplete form of the procedure before later Review Conferences filled in the gaps in politically easier times.
I suspect it would deemed politically incorrect to admit being wrong.
Richard is politically inept; Henry is a shrewd political operator.
However, an outright ban on smoking is politically infeasible, given concerns for civil liberties.
Less encouragingly from Belgrade's point of view, Serbia was now politically isolated.
The case is apparently ' one of the most politically charged murder cases in the history of American jurisprudence ' .
Always politically liberal, he was active in charity and political work.
These are peripheral locations that are economically marginal, politically powerless, remote and often contaminated.
Predictably enough, the extreme anti-copyright position is a politically marginal one.
marginalized politically and socially.
mercurial character politically.
The politically smart move would have been to tell both candidates that I was backing them.
To me this is politically naive in the extreme.
Instead we must pursue education as if it is some sort of politically neutral activity.
The residual atom (sometimes referred to as the politically incorrect ' daughter nuclide ' !
Our politicians approach a problem with politically opportunistic aims.
orientated in a politically effective way.
We recognize that many rank-and-file soldiers and police will have adopted the outlook and identify politically with the ruling class.
He is politically outspoken early on -- against slavery, for the Irish.
oversight of the professions is rapidly becoming the major politically acceptable solution to addressing the public interest.
The issue is real urbanism, not some polite, politically palatable " lite " version thereof.
The current Bush administration has attempted tax reform with mixed and politically partisan results.
The less developed the country, the more important - financially, economically, politically - the state petroleum company.
politically correct to call a black person ' black ', why do black people refer to themselves as black?
This demographic group will be less politically quiescent, more flexible and less predictable, " predicts Kenway.
In these politically correct times this is sometimes rendered as CE standing for C urrent E Ra.
His act was one big angry rant against the world - the politically correct period has clearly missed him.
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Are your computers evident throughout the shop no-fault rules in politically risky.
It was now seen as being more politically salient than when launched a year ago.
And because we're the people who get blamed, it's probably politically savvy to demonstrate that we're trying not to.
Touching upon car ownership and use is politically sensitive the issue has been toned down.
Pleasure must be re-defined both politically and poetically: pleasure must be seen as more than mere sensuality.
It's not very authentically Spanish, or politically shrewd.
soft pedal the uniqueness of Christ in our politically correct and supposedly pluralistic society?
squandered on politically more fashionable schemes.
Repression Not every local organization or post-colonial immigrant organization has a politically subversive language.
But even if Mr Brown doesn't introduce such a politically suicidal tax, he still has to raise cash from somewhere.
Incidentally there is no evidence that Daguerre and Arago would have been politically sympathetic.
Could a revival in social democracy provide a new tranche of politically inspired union activists?
Does he agree that this would cause disruption in the service, and would also be politically undesirable?
In other words, Thank You For Smoking is exactly the kind of satire Hollywood loves, politically correct and morally unimpeachable.
unintelligent ill-conceived opinions are fashionable in this politically correct world.
They have had to recognize that the conditions imposed are politically unpopular.
What then are the options if the present British course becomes politically untenable?
It would have been intellectually wasteful, and politically unwise, to try to set out in a new direction.
The only remaining, politically viable option is war.
However, what if the system is no longer deemed viable, or has become politically corrupt?
April 20, 1778 Robin Hood ' Whether it would be politically wise to declare war against France, without first declaring America independent?
His favourite argument against any reform was to appeal to the Pyramids as an immutable proof of the solidity of Egypt financially and politically.
The following chapters (xxxiv.- xxxix.) are devoted to reconstruction: Edom, the detested enemy of Israel, is to be crushed; the nation, politically raised from the dead, with North and South united (xxxvii.), is to be established under a Davidide king; a final assault, made by Gog, is to be successfully met, 4 and then the people are to dwell in their own land in peace for ever; this Gog section is regarded by some as the beginning of Jewish apocalyptic writing.
Much of the improvement in the lot of the wage-earners has been due to the Labour organizations, yet so late as 1881 these organizations were of so little account, politically, that when the law relating to trades unions was passed in New South Wales, the English law was followed, and it was simply enacted that the purposes of any trades union shall not be deemed unlawful (so as to render a member liable to criminal prosecution for conspirac y or otherwise) merely by reason that they are in restraint of trade.
The reign of Philip, though marred by many acts of tyranny and harshness, was politically great.
Nominally it was an hereditary monarchy, but the warlike, turbulent nobles systematically encroached on the sovereign power till they reduced it to a mere shadow and made it elective, with the result that the kingdom of Poland, including the principality of Lithuania, was at last, politically speaking, the most anarchical country in Europe.
there was some improvement in the commerce of the island, but politically it displayed all the evils of an obsolete system of administration disturbed by a premature liberalism.
In Rome, again, where the functions of the priesthood were politically much more weighty, where the technicalities of religion were more complicated, where priests interpreted the will of the gods, and where the pontiffs had a most important jurisdiction in sacred things, the state was much too strong to suffer these powers to escape from its own immediate control: the old monarchy of the king in sacred things descended to the inheritors of his temporal power; the highest civil and religious functions met in the same persons (cf.
Elected king of Denmark and Norway, he suc ceeded in subduing Sweden by force of arms; but he spoiled everything at the culmination of his triumph by the hideous crime and blunder known as the Stockholm massacre, which converted the politically divergent Swedish nation into the irreconcilable foe of the unional government (see Christian Ii.).
In respect to finance this authority was strikingly manifested in the burdens imposed on wealthy citizens by the requirements of the " liturgies " (Xarovpyiat), which consisted in the provision of a chorus for theatrical performances, or defraying the expenses of the public games, or, finally, the equipment of a ship, " the trierarchy," which was economically and politically the most important.
Servian is spoken in the following countries, forming geographically (although not politically) a connected whole: southern Hungary, the kingdom of Servia, Old Servia (the Turkish vilayet of Kossovo), western Macedonia, the sanjak of Novi-Bazar, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Croatia-Slavonia, Dalmatia and Montenegro.
This demographic group will be less politically quiescent, more flexible and less predictable, predicts Kenway.
In these politically correct times this is sometimes rendered as CE standing for C urrent E ra.
And because we 're the people who get blamed, it 's probably politically savvy to demonstrate that we 're trying not to.
It 's not very authentically Spanish, or politically shrewd.
Are we tempted to soft pedal the uniqueness of Christ in our politically correct and supposedly pluralistic society?
The new millions raised would no doubt be squandered on politically more fashionable schemes.
The difference is immense socially, and therefore politically: for habit and sentiment are strong forces in politics than law and reason.
But even if Mr Brown does n't introduce such a politically suicidal tax, he still has to raise cash from somewhere.
This politically touchy topic is also where the movie finds most of its greatest moments of humor.
The difference is that his views are considered wrong while your unintelligent ill-conceived opinions are fashionable in this politically correct world.
I 'm politically poised to see this as a war of aggression on the part of the US/UK alliance and it 's invisible friends.
The harrowing film about racism made Simon become more politically active in order to help change the world for good.
While global warming and other environmental issues are politically hot topics, you should learn the basics before you choose your position.
She says, "I'm not interested in giving readers things to think about, and I don't care about being politically correct.
This is my second CD, which is very politically and socially conscious.
Nassau is the capital of the Bahamas - not only politically, but also culturally, socially, and economically.
The opposition also depends on underlying value judgments that have made it politically unpalatable to some.
For many feminists, such unabashed idealism is not only conceptually untenable, it is politically suspect, since it denigrates the (traditionally feminized) body.
Roadkill Tshirts features a wide selection of politically charged apparel, including "Already against the next war" and "1/20/09 - The end of an error."
Many politically prominent women shop at Brooks Brothers in order to ensure that their apparel enhances their look without distracting viewers.
Syriana has a politically driven quartet of plots revolving around the oil industry and the intricate relationship the four main players have with each other, the industry, and the world as a whole.
The politically motivated soap opera Capitol was set in the fictional Jeffersonia suburb of Washington D.C. and focused on the political and romantic machinations of r the Denning, Clegg and McCandless families.
In today's politically correct climate, care must be used.
You can avoid this politically incorrect and questionable seasonal culture war by listening to your customers and employees.
Many believe it's fashionable and politically correct to demand and to expect that corporations have a clearly stated policy on environmental sustainability.
LTK: Do you have any plans to reform the industry politically or any other way?
Nixon requested Merle Haggard's Okie from Muskogee and Guy Drake's Welfare Cadillac, and Cash replaced these with two more politically liberal songs.
Raitt has remained politically active throughout her career, especially in nuclear non-proliferation and environmental movements.
Many of the best known folk artists who wrote politically charged songs came from that period.
In the time since its release, the song has also come to be known as the last of a dying breed of hip hop – politically motivated rap.
Politically it increased the power of the nobility at the expense of the crown, every competing pretender naturally endeavouring to win adherents by distributing largesse in the shape of crown-lands.
But the truth was that the Boers thought they stood to gain by fighting, while the British, though not expecting war, and acting up till the last month or so on the assumption that serious military preparations were either unnecessary or sufficiently unlikely to be necessary to make them politically inexpedient, had with no less confidence committed themselves to a policy which was impracticable on peaceful terms.
The Asiatic conquests made Egypt politically supreme, the centre of life and intercourse, and the tendency arose to pay some attention to outward appearance.
For nine years Crispi remained politically under a cloud, but in 1887 returned to office as minister of the interior in the Depretis cabinet, succeeding to the premiership upon the death of Depretis (July 29, 1887).
The rise of the Mahommedan Empire, which influenced Europe so deeply both politically and intellectually, made its mark also in the history of medicine.
A reaction against Lollardy, however, had already begun in the days of Henry IV., and both he and his son felt obliged to discountenance opinions which were believed to be politically and theologically dangerous.
The English Navigation Acts were generally evaded, and were economically of little effect; politically they were of great importance in Massachusetts as a force that worked for independence.
Politically, however, it was important to hold Mukden, the Manchurian capital, and since the Japanese, as on previous occasions, reorganized instead of pursuing, he decided to stand his ground, a resolution which had an excellent effect on his army.
The local commerce of Geneva is much aided by the fact that the city is nearly entirely surrounded by "free zones," in which no customs duties are levied, though the districts are politically French: this privilege was given to Gex in 1814, and to the Savoyard districts in 1860, when they were also neutralized.
A vast measure of freedom, compared with their position under the Austrian regime, has been granted to women both politically and socially.
Politically women are now the equals of men, and there is nothing legally to prevent a woman occupying any position in the various professions or in the administration of the State.
Political Divisions.-The republic of Mexico is politically divided into 27 states, one federal district, and three territories.
The remaining models; Fours and Fives are less clearly defined by include the scientist, physician Simons and the politically oriented Aaron Dorals.
Politically the Malay Peninsula is divided into four sections: the colony of the Straits Settlements and the Federated Malay States; the independent Malay State of Johor, which is within the British sphere of influence; the non-federated states under British protection; and the groups of states to the north of Perak and Pahang which are now recognized as lying within the sphere of influence of Siam.
Politically, it is evident that he was a staunch supporter of the popular party.
Babylonia was politically unsettled, the representative of the Davidic dynasty had descendants; if Babylon was assured of the allegiance of Judah further acts of clemency may well have followed.
Among many remarkable qualities they have been distinguished from the earliest times by a species of commensalism, or power of living among other nations without becoming either socially merged or politically distinct.
As this prince belonged, like Firdousi, to the Shiah sect, while Mahmud and Maimandi were Sunnites, and as he was also politically opposed to the sultan, Hasan Maimandi did not fail to make the most of this incident, and accused the poet of disloyalty to his sovereign and patron, as well as of heresy.
Each tribe was politically independent; they formed no confederations.
Politically the papacy had sunk to the level of pitiful helplessness, unable to resist the aggressions of the Powers, who ignored or coerced it at will.
His friendship with Sejanus and his brother made him politically suspect, and he only escaped death by remaining practically a prisoner in his own brother's house until the accession of Caligula.
Politically Sumbawa, with its four independent states, belongs to the confederated states of the government of Celebes and its dependencies, a situation to be explained by the fact of the old supremacy of the Macassaresi over Sumbawa, Flores and Sumba.
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