The success of Bonaparte in reorganizing France may be ascribed to his determined practicality and to his perception of the needs of the average man.
The Louisiana Purchase, although the greatest "inconsistency" of his career, was also an illustration, in corresponding degree, of his essential practicality, and one of the greatest proofs of his statesmanship. It was the crowning achievement of his administration.
Listen, Kris, I'm not trying to be an ass, but logistically and in practicality, there's no reason for us to maintain the Council.
But her life shows her to have been, besides, a woman of strong practicality and good sense, full of natural shrewdness, and with unusual powers of organization.
The practicality of living by Christian ethos is often discussed in many churches.
Drop leaf tables have been popular for centuries because of their practicality.
As usual when you're decorating an outdoor space, think about practicality as well as style.
The federal government developed programs to study the practicality of harnessing the sun's power on a larger scale and solar aircraft and cars were successfully tested.
A complete discussion of how much does solar power cost needs to consider other factors which can affect its practicality.
By the 1940s, the "shoe with the beautiful fit" was recognized by hardworking women as one of the few brands that could be relied upon to meld prettiness and practicality into a heel that would last until you were ready for new shoes.
Cruiser style touring ability A conventional cruiser style touring ability A conventional cruiser's riding ergonomics owe little to practicality.
In 1797 Richard began experimenting with high pressure steam engines by using models to test the practicality of using this inherently dangerous power source.
Its mysterious intrinsic beauty and practicality may well have led the Samurai warriors to cover the hilts of their swords with such skin.
We have experienced a breakdown in societal attitudes concerning the practicality of staying married throughout the mutual lifetime of a couple.
The Maternelle range for pregnant and nursing mums combines practicality and comfort with femininity and style.
tiling in the kitchen and combine style with practicality, to create a totally co-ordinated look.
twill collar and placket and features three rubber buttons for comfort and practicality.
Splashbacks are the contemporary alternative to tiling in the kitchen and combine style with practicality, to create a totally co-ordinated look.
This quality rugby shirt has a woven white twill collar and placket and features three rubber buttons for comfort and practicality.
The company, which was begun in 1930, continues to search for innovation, creativity, and practicality in their products.
For some parents, practicality takes precedence in the decision making process.
Earth - Representing practicality, physical strength and stability, the Earth element is easily symbolized through all earth tones.
When choosing recipes, keep the occasion as well as practicality in mind.
Controversies about its overall health and practicality abound, but many adherents are passionate about its positive effects.
The key to choosing flattering beach theme bridesmaids dresses is comfort and practicality.
Wedding sheet cakes with raspberries are affordable, classy reception dessert options that combine great taste with practicality.
High quality often goes hand-in-hand with durability and practicality.
Practicality often suffers among the glitter and ribbons found on the holiday dress rack.
As a parent, you will probably be rooting for modesty and practicality in any skirt your girl owns.
At any age, however, it is important to remember that the practicality of the item, unless it is a special occasion dress, should be considered above its look.
They also recognize that kids often prefer fashion to function and therefore are careful to choose items that are up-to-the-minute in trends, as well as practicality and performance.
When you think of toddler raincoats, you may initially focus on practicality, and this is as it should be.
Since the leggings trend has truly moved past the "trend" phase due to the items' practicality, leggings have been created for every season in nearly every style.
The University of Wisconsin - Platteville is one such campus that emphasizes the flexibility of its courses and their practicality in real-world applications.
Corian's unique, nonporous surface resists stains, and with proper cleaning the long-lived good looks of Corian are complimented by the practicality of the stain-resistant and easy-to-clean surface.
These can be great fun and have the style of the 1960s with the practicality of modern jewelry making materials.
The gold side striping is reflective and the trouser cuffs are elastic with side zippers for maximum comfort and practicality.
So it was only natural that designers made denim vests to go with the jeans, adding the layer of warmth and protection a man might need while maintaining necessary practicality.
That's where the practicality of custom-made clothing comes in so helpful.
They are designed for comfort as well as for practicality.
That, combined with the practicality and comfort, makes tweed just about perfect.
Mom's Patterns has a pattern for plus size rompers and jumpsuits with a sailor motif and they even feature side seam pockets for practicality.
Customers rave about its flattering look and overall practicality.
It is exceptionally easy to wear, offering immense comfort and an everyday sort of practicality that makes it a favorite of women all over the world.
It can be exciting to design a new phase of your life, merging dreams with practicality and then taking a chance.
Eagle Eye styles boast functionality and practicality rather than trends and fashion-consciousness.
Sit back and read up on video game chairs and learn the fine art of balancing comfort with practicality.
While iPhone is hyped up as a "fun" phone, don't forget about its practicality.
Hair accessories are also, for some dancers, a practicality for keeping long hair under control.
Just be sure not to give up practicality for fashion's sake.
Staying true to its history of practicality, Billabong assures its bikinis are durable and snug.
It may be better to purchase the cover up more for adornment than for practicality.
This suit combines the practicality of a tankini with the prettiness of ruffles - three layers across the top.
Observing the styles and practicality of Japanese children's apparel, Cannon returned to the United States, and began her international enterprise in kids' wear.
There is a bit of disagreement over the practicality of monokinis.
Always be on the lookout for toddler swimsuits that exhibit practicality over high fashion.
They are known for their dual comfort and practicality.
Of course, you love for your kids to look adorable, but at this age, fashion matters a lot less than practicality.
Practicality should always be the first concern when shopping for kids bathing suits, with fun as a close second.
They look adorable, but when it comes to wearability, they lack practicality.
This should preserve its integrity for a long time so that you can enjoy the full effect of its protection and practicality.
The need for simplicity, combined with practicality, continued through World War II but lost some ground in the 1950s.
What distinguishes a simple summer dress is its wearability and practicality.
Its huge size makes it awkward and unwieldy, so the supposed practicality of it is completely negated.
Glass candle globes combine practicality with style.
When you are looking for something that combines beauty and practicality, glass pillar candle holders might be the perfect solution.
Practicality - because of the safety issues, real candles cannot be left burning unattended.
When you are considering candle centerpieces for weddings there are some important things to consider, such as practicality and safety.
Under the influence of Communism, practicality was emphasized and religious celebrations were discouraged.
Writers are often passionate people who fly by the seat of their pants, but all writers need to learn to balance this fiery side with a bit of practicality.
While the Gucci name is instantly recognizable, the bags are each distinctive and offer multiple features for style, practicality and convenience.
Kate Spade handbags were designed for both practicality and style.
Practicality can, and should be, thrown out with the day bag.
Practicality fuses with fashion when it comes to this double-stitched denim line that features antique brass hardware and an assortment of kicky styles including, totes, messengers, handbags, and uber-pocketed shoulder bags.
Yet even today, Anne Klein's designs remain committed to a vision of luxury, refinement, and practicality that is indispensable to the American female sophisticate.
Anne Klein handbags, however, still carry the same level of sleek practicality that is thematic throughout every seasonal collection.
Adrienne Vittadini has always sought to present her fashions in a "Euro-American" light, attempting to bridge the colors and vibrancy of European fashion into the practicality and wearability of modern American fashions.
Every item is constructed with a thoughtful regard for classicism, essentially representing the ideal balance between style and practicality.
Available in a variety of sizes and styles, this functional choice is ideal for anyone who packs heavy, is generally disorganized or puts greater emphasis on practicality than style.
For women who have a lot of things to carry and need a bit more in the way of comfort and practicality, this bag is ideal.
There's a reason beyond practicality that padded pouches for laptops are always at the back of the backpack.
These days, practicality is the name of the game in teaching and so a teacher is more likely to be seen carrying a large canvas tote bag than anything leather.
Women who desire something extremely elegant and glamorous may favor one of the more expensive styles in the lineup, while those who seek practicality from their bags might opt for a neutral, less ostentatious Bleecker bag.
Their ease and practicality makes them sensible, but it's the color variations that make them so aesthetically appealing.
Signs that enjoy the finer things in life, material acquisitions, experimentation and practicality will pair best with the Capricorn.
Virgos are one half immaculate practicality, while the other half seems to float off the ground.
Scorpio, on the other hand, may not relate to Taurus' practicality.
Practicality: Don't buy a heavy, wheeled backpack if your child's school doesn't allow them.
Consequently, out of both necessity and practicality, school started shortly after the harvest (in September) and ended before the harvest in May or June.
Fun AND practicality--who could ask for more?
Nine West shoes offer the perfect blend of practicality, fashion, and quality.
Base your choice on practicality, not looks.
Women especially appreciate the practicality of Paraboot shoes, which are hand stitched and made to last, but most ladies agree that it's the company's ability to construct attractive footwear that makes them so appealing.
Other less obvious tattoo designs than the woman or the symbol for a Virgo may symbolize some of the strongest Virgo characteristics: Intelligence, common sense, practicality, and commitment.
For those wanting a sportier style, Ecko's Military Box Set should appeal for its ruggedness and practicality.
Every item within the entire range balances elegant design with practicality and this is highlighted in the range of watches as well.
Practicality - The charms may get caught in clothes and other things.
Throughout the 2000s, these vehicles continued to be popular with United States consumers, because they combined the practicality of a truck or large van with the comfort and luxurious features of a passenger car.
The straps are fully adjustable and the subtle floral design adds prettiness to the practicality.
The "grandma" image associated with girdles has long been surpassed by the sheer practicality of such products.
Practicality: When wearing form-fitting slacks, full-cut briefs are a practical choice.
The Dri-Fit Core Nonbox for example, designed for intense workouts, gets raves for its comfort, fit, support, practicality and fabulous range of colors.
Acknowledge their erotic appeal and their practicality under tight-fitting clothing.
Its comfort, practicality and stretchiness make it a favorite for nursing mothers.
Wearing satin panties excuses you from the practicality of cotton and the itchiness of lace.
The toners are packaged in unique spray bottles, offering convenience and practicality.
The basic elements of the uniform follow the practicality and simplicity of the early military uniform.
For practicality's sake, the mouth is often open, but many wearers preferred that nothing of their faces be seen to add to the mystique.
The books and such on "flirting" are, for the most part, produced for entertainment, not practicality.
Available in a range of colors, Aqua is a chic, versatile carryall that offers practicality and a straightforward, easy style.
Some games simply teach the practicality of math while others concentrate on helping complicated processes click in a child's mind.
Colored watches are a great way to combine fun and style with practicality.
Balancing the convenience of buying online with the practicality of buying from a store is important.
By combining the look of the pleated skirt - something essential to that authentic cheerleader style - with the practicality of a "boy-cut" pair of shorts, cheerleaders can both be stylish and practical.
Some robes are meant for practicality, like the body wrap type; others are meant for pure luxury.
If you want to explore long nightgowns, for either practicality or for curiosity's sake, you're in the right place.
Whether for sex appeal or just the practicality of removing panty lines, thong panties took off in sales throughout the 1990s.
It's available in eight colors and has the practicality of a traditional bra, with the romantic detailing of your frivolous bedroom-wear.
That is, middle and even working-class women could look stylish without a big expenditure, so whereas movements towards more practicality and simplicity in clothes had been underway in the 1910s, they came to fruition in this period.
It was very important that the US armed forces be distinguishable from their European allies (mainly through color), but at the same time there was a level of practicality that meant that the uniforms would look very similar.
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