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  • A rescript of Augustus forbade Roman citizens to practise druidical rites.

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  • He then settled at Amsterdam, intending to practise medicine.

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  • He studied law in London and began to practise in Charleston in 1761.

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  • There is much faith in dreams, and in the utterances of certain "wise men," who practise an embryonic magic and witchcraft.

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  • The inmates practise agriculture, as well as various industries for supplying all the requirements of the colony.

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  • They practise foot-washing and baptism by trine immersion; are strict sabbatarians and simple in their manner of life.

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  • They adopted the French tongue, and were presently among the first to practise and spread abroad its literature.

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  • As a public speaker his style was incisive, forceful and often eloquent, although he made no effort to practise oratory as an art.

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  • 5 that in 1748 he was compelled to quit Holland for Berlin, where Frederick the Great not only allowed him to practise as a physician, but appointed him court reader.

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  • On being defeated for Congress in 1891 he returned to practise in Madison.

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  • He then studied law in his father's office, was admitted to the bar in 1815 and began to practise in Upper Marlborough,.

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  • in 1803 he settled down to practise in that city, where he soon attained a leading position.

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  • There was talk of something in Denmark; or he would settle in Spires, and practise in the court there.

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  • All over the world agricultural peoples practise elaborate ceremonies explicable, as Mannhardt has shown, on animistic principles.

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  • At all sacrifices it seems to have been customary to practise divination; in connexion with human sacrifice we have record of this rite from the time of the Cimbri.

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  • Pierce then studied law, and in 1827 was admitted to the bar and began to practise at Hillsborough.

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  • But it does contain an element of truth and indicates a well-founded reproach against the majority of those who practise conjecture.

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  • The faculties of law confer the same degrees in law and also grant certificates of capacity, which enable the holder to practise as an avou; a licence is necessary for the profession of barrister.

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  • - Explanations of sacrifice, as of other rites, are naturally not wanting among the peoples who have practised or still practise it; but they are often of the nature of aetiological myths and give no clue to the original meaning.

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  • He graduated from Washington (now Washington and Jefferson) College, Pennsylvania, in 1825, and began to practise law in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1828.

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  • He began immediately to practise in Madison and served as district attorney for Dane co.

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  • He resigned from the army in March 1779, on account of illhealth, renewed the study of law, was admitted to the bar at Albany in 1782, and began to practise in New York city after its evacuation by the British in the following year.

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  • As a philosopher, Favorinus belonged to the sceptical school; his most important work in this connexion appears to have been Hvppwvetot rpoiroc (the Pyrrhonean Tropes) in ten books, in which he endeavours to show that the methods of Pyrrho were useful to those who intended to practise in the law courts.

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  • (1793), starting to practise medicine in 1789 at Bury St Edmunds, whence he soon removed to London.

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  • His title to be honoured as the " Father of Magnetic Philosophy " is based even more largely upon the scientific method which he was the first to inculcate and practise than upon the importance of his actual discoveries.

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  • He studied law in his brother's office, and in London in 1769-73, and began to practise in Charleston in 1773.

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  • He began to practise law in Montreal, but owing to ill-health soon removed to Athabaska, where he opened a law office and undertook also to edit Le Defricheur, a newspaper then on the eve of collapse.

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  • Under this statute the archbishop continues to grant special licences to marry, which are valid in both provinces; he appoints notaries public, who may practise in both provinces; and he grants dispensations to clerks to hold more than one benefice, subject to certain restrictions which have been imposed by later statutes.

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  • He studied at Yale and Princeton, graduating from the latter in 1766, studied theology for a year, then law, and began to practise at Hartford in 1771.

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  • He was, however, unable to be quiet or to practise any of those more or less pious frauds which were customary at the time with the unorthodox.

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  • The first people to practise the profession of money-lending in England regularly were the Jews, and the business has remained largely in their hands, though they are in the habit of trading under assumed names.

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  • Knowledge being impossible, a wise man should practise E7roxi 7 (suspension of judgment).

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  • William graduated at the university of Wisconsin in 1858, and at the Albany (New York) Law School in 1860, and began to practise law in Madison with his father.

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  • Many forms of deformation, it may be remarked in passing, emphasize some natural physical characteristic of the people who practise them.

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  • The members took no vows and were free to leave when they chose; but so long as they remained they were bound to observe chastity, to practise personal poverty, putting all their money and earnings into the common fund, to obey the rules of the house and the commands of the rector, and to exercise themselves in self-denial, humility and piety.

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  • Of his youth and education all record appears to be lost, but he probably began early to practise as an apothecary.

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  • Scarcely any one dreamed that individual subjects could safely be left to believe what they would, and permitted, so long as they did not violate the law of the land, freely to select and practise such religious rites as afforded them help and comfort.

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  • Recorde published several works upon mathematical subjects, chiefly in the form of dialogue between master and scholar, viz.: - The Grounde of Artes, teachinge the Worke and Practise of Arithmeticke, both in whole numbers and fractions (1540); The Pathway to Knowledge, containing the First Principles of Geometry.

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  • Desiring to see the clergy practise a holy poverty, he proposes the suppression of tithes and the seizure by the secular power of the greater part of the property of the church.

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  • These three factorspopular election, limited terms and small salarieshave all tended to lower the character of the judiciary; and in not a few states the state judges are men of moderate abilities and limited learning, inferior (and sometimes conspicuously inferior) to the best of the men who practise before them.

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  • He began to practise in 1892 in New York.

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  • The priests diligently practise all the precepts of their rituale.g.

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  • Arms should dignify their person; they should ever practise their use; and great would be the merit of those who fought in the van, who slew the enemies of their faith, and who despaired not although overpowered by superior numbers.

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  • Besides husbandry, the inhabitants practise yarn-spinning and linen-weaving, and the coal-mines of the Biickeberg, on the south-eastern border, are very productive.

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  • A highly sensitive and imaginative child, she very early began to practise asceticism and see visions, and at the age of seven solemnly dedicated her virginity to Christ.

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  • He determined to make the pilgrimage to Jerusalem and to practise all the austerities that he read of in The Flowers of the Saints.

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  • The natives are of Papuan type, and practise cannibalism.

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  • Urban was the last pope to practise nepotism on a grand scale.

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  • I had read some Lamaze books, but had not had time to practise the exercises.

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  • Butler was from boyhood a resident of Lowell, where he began to practise law in 1841.

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  • He did not practise long, but joined a secret organization of professional revolutionists.

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  • But from this enormous increase of territory and influence arose a whole series of new and difficult problems. The court of Rome had to substitute for the old Greek hierarchy a hierarchy of Latin bishops; to force the remaining Greek clergy to practise the beliefs and rites of the Roman religion and bow to the supremacy of the pope; to maintain in the Greco-Latin Eastern Church the necessary order, morality and subordination; to defend it against the greed and violence of the nobles and barons who had founded the Latin Empire; and to compel the leaders of the new empire to submit to the apostolic power and execute its commands.

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  • It was owing to their thorough organization, the secrecy and security with which they went to work, but chiefly to the religious garb in which they shrouded their murders, that they could, unmolested by Hindu or Mahommedan rulers, recognized as a regular profession and paying taxes as such, continue for centuries to practise their craft.

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  • They spent the next year living together in a large house in Maidenhead, where they were encouraged to practise their singing and dancing skills with the aid of various instructors and tutors.

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  • His internal administration was marked by gross extravagance, which led to his viziers being forced to practise violent extortion for which they afterwards suffered.

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  • He was admitted to the bar and began to practise law at Kingston, N.Y.

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  • Yeomen were bidden to practise archery, to which they much preferred football and golf.

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  • The same has been held of a refusal by a state to grant to a woman a licence to practise law (Bradwell v.

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  • The practise of preventive and remedial measures (Therapeutics).

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  • Next year he began to practise, but without very brilliant results, for five years later he definitely abandoned the exercise of his profession on accepting the post of compiler of abstracts in the registrar-general's office.

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  • After studying at the Joachimsthal Gymnasium, Berlin, and at the universities of Halle and Göttingen, Raumer began to practise law, and rose in the civil service under Hardenberg, the chancellor.

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  • His power to grant degrees in medicine, qualifying the recipients to practise, was practically restrained by the Medical Act 1858.

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  • The band itself was undergoing some changes too as David, feeling too pressured by his big brother's insistence of regular practise, left for good.

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  • And even amongst the adherents of the left-hand mode of worship, many of these are said to follow it as a matter of family tradition rather than of religious conviction, and to practise it in a sober and temperate manner; whilst only an extreme section - the so-called Kaulas or Kulinas, who appeal to a spurious Upanishad, the Kaulopanishad, as the divine authority of their tenets - persist in carrying on the mystic and licentious rites taught in many of the Tantras.

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  • He graduated from the university of North Carolina in 1818, studied law in the office of Felix Grundy (1777-1840) at Nashville in 1819-1820, was admitted to the bar in 1820, and began to practise in Columbia, the county-seat of Maury county.

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  • The inwardness of savage religion - the meaning it has for those who practise it - constitutes its essence and meaning likewise for him, who after all is a man and a brother, not one who stands really outside.

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  • the Mennonites) still practise baptism by pouring or sprinkling, but among those who will here be styled modern Baptists, the mode of administration is also distinctive, to wit, immersion.

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  • There he met the younger Lewis Hallam (1738-1808), a pioneer American theatrical manager and actor, who induced him to remove to the United States, and in 1783 he settled in Philadelphia, where he at once took the oath of allegiance to the United States, was admitted to practise law in 1785, and rapidly attained a prominent position at the bar.

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  • and he argued that to make himself a fit habitation for the divine a man must, besides holding the Catholic faith and doing works of love, renounce marriage and earthly honour, and practise a hard asceticism.

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  • Possessing the arts of both races they practise them with greater skill than either.

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  • The southern and western peoples still practise infanticide as regards children born on several unlucky days in each month.

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  • The name of Barere de Vieuzac, by which he continued to call himself long after the renunciation of feudal rights on the famous 4th of August, was assumed from a small fief belonging to his father, a lawyer at Vieuzac. He began to practise as an advocate at the parlement of Toulouse in 1770, and soon earned a considerable reputation as an orator; while his brilliant and flowing style as a writer of essays led to his election as a member of the Academy of Floral Games of Toulouse in 1788.

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  • At Paris he thought of going on the stage, but was induced to finish his legal training and began to practise as an advocate (1817-1824).

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  • He studied medicine in1830-1833and began to practise, and in 1833 was licensed as a preacher of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

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  • In addition to the farm work, the members often practise various trades, the proceeds of which are paid into the common treasury.

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  • They believe in a future life and practise both circumcision and baptism.

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  • Society is described as honeycombed with crimes and vices; prophets, priests, princes and the people generally are said to practise unblushingly extortion, oppression, murder, falsehood, adultery (xxii.).

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  • In 1780 he left the academy qualified to practise as a surgeon, and was at once appointed by the duke to an ill-paid post as doctor to a regiment garrisoned in Stuttgart.

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  • He decided at last to practise law, and after a course at the Harvard law school, was admitted to the bar.

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  • He studied law at Salisbury, North Carolina, was admitted to the bar there in 1787, and began to practise at McLeansville, Guilford county, North Carolina, where for a time he was a constable and deputy-sheriff.

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  • There is a permissible abstraction, and in general they practise this, and although they narrow its range unduly, it is legitimately to be applied to certain characters of thinking.

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  • Ceremonial and sacrificial observances of all kinds are held to be useless in themselves, but operative for good or ill indirectly by their effect upon the mental attitude of those who practise them.

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  • In 1877 he began to practise law in Springfield, 1ltass.

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  • First, all men are urged to practise secret confession to God alone, and in it the sins are to be acknowledged in detail.

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  • AJ1 the ordinary arts of corruption which Walpole had practised were continued, and to them were added arts of corruntioil which Walpole had disdained to practise.

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  • Beginners are advised to practise riding with and without stirrups; thus, let the pupil who has ridden half an hour in a saddle with stirrups have a cloth substituted for the saddle for about ten minutes, care being taken to observe the rules already laid down for the position of the legs; in this way the proper seat will be strengthened.

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  • Aristotle from the first profited by having a father who, being physician to Amyntas II., king of Macedon, and one of the Asclepiads who, according to Galen, practised their sons in dissection, both prepared the way for his son's influence at the Macedonian court, and gave him a bias to medicine and biology, which certainly led to his belief in nature and natural science, and perhaps induced him to practise medicine, as he did, according to his enemies, Timaeus and Epicurus, when he first went to Athens.

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  • This can be cut down with patience and practise but even then it doesn't change the fact that a mouse is a more accurate way to play certain games such as First Person Shooters and Real Time Strategy titles.

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  • They are not mere annalists; they practise an art and cultivate a style; history has become to them a form of literature.

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  • 19, as a command to practise it, and not water baptism.

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  • Beginning to practise in 1834, Juarez speedily rose to professional distinction, and in the stormy political life of his time took a prominent part as an exponent of liberal views.

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  • In 1895 he returned to Cape Town and practised as an advocate of the Supreme Court of the Cape till the end of 1896, when he went to Johannesburg to practise as an advocate there.

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  • While France was thus inwardly convulsed, its rulers were doubly bound to husband the national strength and practise moderation towards other states.

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  • At the Dissolution its revenues amounted to between £750 and £800 a year, exclusive of meadows, pastures, fisheries, mines, mills and salt works, and the wealth of the monks enabled them to practise a regal hospitality.

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  • Abi `Amir proposed to confiscate a religious foundation and the assembled ulema refused to approve the act, and were threatened by his vizier, one of them replied, "All the evil you say of us applies to yourself; you seek unjust gains and support your injustice by threats; you take bribes and practise ungodliness in the world.

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  • Instead of accompanying his father to London, he, of his own choice, returned to Massachusetts, graduated at Harvard College in 1787, three years later was admitted to practise at the bar and at once opened an office in Boston.

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  • But when men set themselves to cultivate skill in disputation, regarding the matter discussed not as a serious issue, but as a thesis upon which to practise their powers of controversy, they learn to pursue, not truth, but victory; and, their criterion of excellence having been thus perverted, they presently prefer ingenious fallacy to solid reasoning and the applause of bystanders to the consciousness of honest effort.

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  • Their religion teaches them benevolence as the first principle, and no people practise it with more liberality.

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  • BEE-KEEPING Bee-keeping, or the cultivation of the honey-bee as a source of income to those who practise it, is known to have existed from the most ancient times.

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  • Experience can only be gained by a horse continuing during a considerable time to practise what he has been taught.

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  • After studying law at Louvain, Bourges and Heidelberg, and travelling in France and Italy, Oldenbarneveldt settled down to practise in the law courts at the Hague.

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  • practise the first year of my self-analysis I still practiced Buddhist meditation.

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  • practise to the Bar in Gray's Inn in 1978 he practiced as a barrister on the Midlands and Oxford circuit until 1990.

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  • He had then left Oxfcrd and gone up to London to practise as an advocate in the principal ecclesiastical court, the court of arches.

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  • By parity of reasoning a blood ritual may have been adopted by peoples who practise the expulsion of evils, conceiving them either animistically or as powers; catharsis, in the sense of removal of uncleanness, is not necessarily primitive.

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  • Here he began to practise in 1897 and soon became prominent in local affairs.

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  • In Croatia the coalition was more opportunist than ever, and sent its delegates to the coronation of Charles as King of Hungary: by its compliance it obtained the appointment of its own nominee, Mr. Mihalovic, as Ban, and was thus able to husband Croatian resources and on occasion to practise passive resistance.

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  • The medical art as we now practise it, the character of the physician as we now understand it, both date for us from Hippocrates.

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  • In 1736 he began to practise in Hamilton, where he rapidly acquired a high reputation.

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  • It was from the first his desire to practise at the English bar, though in deference to his father's wishes he qualified as an advocate at Edinburgh, in 1754, but entered himself at the Inner Temple on the 8th of May 1753, so that he might keep the Easter and Trinity terms in that year.

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  • As to the use of reason beyond knowledge, Kant's position is that, in spite of its logical inability to transcend phenomena, reason in its pure, or a priori use, contains necessary a priori " ideals " (Ideen), and practical reason, in order to account for moral responsibility, frames postulates of the existence of things in themselves, or noumena, corresponding to these " ideals "; postulates of a real free-will to practise morality, of a real immortality of soul to perfect it, and of a real God to crown it with happiness.

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  • verb &c7K w, " I practise," whence the noun 81 K'61s and the adjective aaxfnKO; and it embodies a metaphor taken from the ancient wrestling-place or palaestra, where victory rewarded those who had best trained their bodies.

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  • It is an age of conscious selection as between ideal systems. Instead of necessitating a wasteful and precarious elimination of inadequate customs by the actual destruction of those who practise them - this being the method of natural selection, which, like some Spanish Inquisition, abolishes the heresy by wiping out the heretics one and all - progress now becomes possible along the more direct and less Comte's own term " fetishism " was most unfortunately misleading (see Fetishism).

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  • He was educated at Douai, and then studied medicine in Paris until the year 1831, when he returned to his native town to practise his profession.

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  • Because it provides the highest level of contrast, it is perfect for cloudy-day driving and for marksmanship practise.

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  • Then, poor but not discouraged, he resolved to be a lawyer, and after reading Coke upon Littleton and the Virginia laws for a few weeks only, he strongly impressed one of his examiners, and was admitted to the bar at the age of twentyfour, on condition that he spend more time in study before beginning to practise.

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  • Intending to practise as a physician, he took his degree in medicine and surgery (1823), but was persuaded by Gmelin to devote himself to chemistry.

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  • However this may be, very soon after man began to practise hot-forging he would inevitably learn that sudden cooling, by quenching in water, made a large proportion of his metal, his steel, extremely hard and brittle, because he would certainly try by this very quenching to avoid the inconvenience of having the hot metal about.

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  • During the middle ages the Scandinavians were the first to revive geographical science and to practise pelagic navigation.

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  • A Rechtsanwalt, having studied law at a university for four years and having passed two state examinations, if desiring to practise must be admitted as defending counsel by the Arnlsgericht or Landgericht, or by both.

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  • At the close we have a passage which is found only in the Syriac, but which is shown by internal evidence to contain original elements: "The Greeks, because they practise foul things.

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  • Further study of political economy soon enabled him to pass out of this phase, and in 1850 he settled down to practise as an advocate at Gottingen.

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  • This bull not only freed Rabelais from ecclesiastical censure, but gave him the right to return to the order of St Benedict when he chose, and to practise medicine.

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  • John XXII., however, condemned the doctrine and excommunicated its supporters, some of whom were so convinced of the necessity of evangelical poverty for a truly Christian life that they denounced the pope when he refused them leave to practise it as Antichrist.

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  • He was educated at the university of Heidelberg, studied law, was admitted to the bar, and began to practise at Cincinnati.

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  • They practise tattooing, and show Papuan influence by distending the ear-lobes by the insertion of wooden disks.

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  • A great proportion of this population is purely residential, that is to say, its working members do not practise their professions at home or close to home, but in the metropolis, travelling a considerable distance between their residences and their offices.

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  • Herodotus, who states that they, with the Egyptians and the Ethiopians, were the first to practise circumcision, believed them to have sprung from the relics of the army of Sesostris, and thus regarded them as Egyptians.

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  • Douglas he took part as a speaker; and later in 1858 he was admitted to the Wisconsin bar and began to practise law in Milwaukee.

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  • Apart from love of his own country, the desire to study, to teach and to practise the art of war was his ruling motive.

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  • Paganini's marvellous technique inspired him to practise as no pianist had ever practised before.

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  • JOHN ROW (c. 1525-1580), Scottish reformer, was born near Stirling and educated in that town and at St Andrews, where he began to practise as an advocate in the consistorial court.

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  • Moreover, they required of their rulers that they should live in the fashion of their country, practise arms and the chase, and appear as Oriental sultans, not as Grecian kings.

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  • He graduated at Yale in 1815, and in 1819 began to practise law at Dover, Delaware, 'where for a time he was associated with his cousin, Thomas Clayton (1778-1854), subsequently a United States senator and chief-justice of the state.

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  • He had just begun to practise at the Parisian bar before the revolution of July, and was retained for the Republican defence in most of the great political trials of the next ten years.

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  • He graduated at Indiana Asbury (now De Pauw) University, Greencastle, Indiana, in 1849; was admitted to the bar in 1850, and began to practise in Covington, Indiana, whence in 1857 he removed to Terre Haute.

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  • He then studied law at Leiden and at Orleans, and, returning to Holland, he settled at the Hague, where he began to practise as an advocate.

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  • She had no less difficulty in gaining a qualifying diploma to practise medicine.

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  • But his idea certainly was that his friars should not only practise the utmost personal poverty and simplicity in their life, but that they should have the minimum of possessions - no lands, no funded property, no fixed sources of income.

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  • He graduated at Princeton in 1781, was admitted to the bar in 1785, and began to practise law in New York City, rapidly rising to distinction.

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  • He began to practise medicine at Haarlem, but devoted himself mainly to lecturing on physical subjects.

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