She is praised by Martial (x.
Wisdom is praised in a number of passages (iv.
The fertility of its territory was also praised by ancient authors.
They praised her taste and toilet, and at eleven o'clock, careful of their coiffures and dresses, they settled themselves in their carriages and drove off.
Denisov had Tikhon called and, having praised him for his activity, said a few words in the elder's presence about loyalty to the Tsar and the country and the hatred of the French that all sons of the fatherland should cherish.
They met with a quick and easy sale, were very extensively read, and very liberally and deservedly praised for the unflagging industry and vigour they displayed, though just exception, if only on the score of good taste, was taken to the scoffing tone he continued to maintain in all passages where the Christian religion was specially concerned, and much fault was found with the indecency of some of his notes.'
Pierre recalled how Helene had smilingly expressed disapproval of Dolokhov's living at their house, and how cynically Dolokhov had praised his wife's beauty to him and from that time till they came to Moscow had not left them for a day.
She looked at Natasha's dresses and praised them, as well as a new dress of her own made of "metallic gauze," which she had received from Paris, and advised Natasha to have one like it.
It is clear that Ephorus made critical use of the best authorities, and his work, highly praised and much read, was freely drawn upon by Diodorus Siculus 1 and other compilers.
These were written in their author's chosen vein of light satire, and Dryden praised them as highly effective within their own range.
Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau both climbed the peak multiple times and praised it in their writings.
Upon his return he preached a characteristic sermon entitled The United States of America compared with some European Countries, particularly England (published 1826), in which, although there was some praise for the English church, he so boldly criticized the establishment, state patronage, cabinet appointment of bishops, lax discipline, and the low requirements of theological education, as to rouse much hostility in England, where he had been highly praised for two volumes of Sermons on the Principal Events and Truths of Redemption (1824).
(1888); Essays on the Higher Education (1899), defending the "old" (Yale) system against the Harvard or "new" education, as praised by George H.
Lord be praised, no.
When Richard, duke of Gloucester, laid his plans for seizing the crown, he obtained the countenance of the lord mayor, Sir Edmund Shaw, whose brother Dr Shaw praised Richard at Paul's Cross.
She praised the Rostovs' toilets.
His orations, which are praised for their style, are lost.
God be praised! and he rode past that company and overtook the next one.
It is doubtless such explanations as these that the Greeks had in view when they praised the wisdom of the ancient Egyptians; and, in the classical period similar semi-philosophical interpretations altogether supplanted, among the learned at least, the naive literal beliefs of earlier times.
But Cimabue only praised him for his great skill.
He is praised and quoted (as Joannes Witlingius) for his judgment against applying the death penalty to anabaptists or other heretics in the De Haereticis, an sint persequendi (1554), issued by Sebastian Castellio under the pseudonym of Martinus Bellius.
Madame Agnesi also wrote a commentary on the Traite analytique des sections coniques of the marquis de 1'Hopital, which, though highly praised by those who saw it in manuscript, was never published.
Massillon enjoyed in the 18th century a reputation equal to that of Bossuet and of Bourdaloue, and has been much praised by Voltaire, D'Alembert and kindred spirits among the Encyclopaedists.
Al-Mufaddal was a careful and trustworthy collector both of texts and traditions, and is praised by all authorities on Arabian history and literature as in this respect greatly the superior of Hammad and Khalaf, who are accused (especially the latter) of unscrupulous fabrication of poems in the style of the ancients.
5, 1185 b 8-12), and afterwards arguing that prudence is a virtue, precisely because it is praised (i.
Jacob Grimm, in the first paragraph of c. 37 of his Deutsche Mythologie, writing with his own fellow-countrymen in view, has commended Pliny for condescending, in the midst of his survey of the sciences of botany and zoology, to tell of the folklore of plants and animals, and has even praised him for the pains that he bestowed on his style.
Of these the most remarkable is the advice, praised by Herodotus, which he gave to his fellowcountrymen " before Ionia was ruined " - " that the Ionians should constitute one general council in Teos, as the most central of the twelve cities, and that the remaining cities should nevertheless be governed as independent states " (Herod.
He has been excessively praised by Schopenhauer, whose appreciation of the author induced him to translate the Ordculo manual, and he has been unduly depreciated by Ticknor and others.
This edition, dedicated to William Augustus, duke of Cumberland, was highly praised by Bishop Hoadly.
He never learned to read or write, though late in life he mastered colloquial Arabic; yet those Europeans who were brought into contact with him praised alike the dignity and charm of his address, his ready wit, and the astonishing perspicacity which enabled him to read the motives of men and of governments and to deal effectively with each situation as it arose.
The new premiers first act was one which cannot be sufficiently praised: he suppressed all subsidies to journalists, and although this resulted in bitter attacks against him in the columns of the reptile press it commanded the approval of all right-thinking men..
His translation of Xenophon's Cyropaedia into Latin cannot be praised for accuracy.
His opera of Thetis et Pelee, 1689, though highly praised by Voltaire, cannot be said to rise much above the others; and it may be regarded as significant that of all his dramatic works not one has kept the stage.
In his philosophy Brownson was a more or less independent follower of Comte for a short time, and of Victor Cousin, who, in his Fragmens philosophiques, praised him; he may be said to have taught a modified intuitionalism.
A robust poor man, one sunny day here in Concord, praised a fellow-townsman to me, because, as he said, he was kind to the poor; meaning himself.
At other times she praised Julie to him and advised him to go to Moscow during the holidays to amuse himself.
By Diodorus 33, 18 he is praised as a mild ruler; and the fact that from 140 he takes on his coins the epithet Philhellen (W.
The works of Nicander were praised by Cicero (De oratore, i.
Salmon, in The New London Dispensatory, similarly praised the remedy.
Though it was forthwith printed in the course of the year 1642, he was content to circulate a limited number of copies privately 1; and when he found his work received with applause (it was praised even by Descartes), he seems to have taken this recognition of his philosophical achievement as an additional reason for deferring publication till the earlier works of the system were completed.
From another point of view it is a monstrous hoard or cairn of rough-hewn antiquarian learning, now often praised, sometimes quoted from, and never read.
Her beauty and virtues are praised by all ancient authorities.
Cecilia, whose musical fame rests on a passing notice in her legend that she praised God by instrumental as well as vocal music, has inspired many a masterpiece in art, including the Raphael at Bologna, the Rubens in Berlin, the Domenichino in Paris, and in literature, where she is commemorated especially by Chaucer's "Seconde Nonnes Tale," and by Dryden's famous ode, set to music by Handel in 1736, and later by Sir Hubert Parry (1889).
Gay visited him in Edinburgh, and Pope praised his pastoral - compliments which were undoubtedly responsible for some of Ramsay's unhappy poetic ventures beyond his Scots vernacular.
120 mm.), and a large map of Europe which has been praised deservedly for its accuracy (1554).
It is generally and traditionally praised, but those who have read it will be more disposed to agree with Charles Lamb, who considers it "of a vile and debasing tendency," and thinks it "almost impossible to suppose the author in earnest."
Wolfe rallied for a moment, gave a last order for cutting off the retreat, and murmuring, " Now God be praised, I will die in peace," breathed his last.
"Altogether such heroism as was displayed by the Russian warriors cannot be imagined or adequately praised!" said Berg, glancing round at Natasha, and as if anxious to conciliate her, replying to her intent look with a smile.
(1) A semi-legendary king (kava), praised by Zoroaster as his protector and a true believer, son of Aurvataspa (Lohrasp).
These beautiful elegies have been justly praised by Mickiewicz; they are enough to raise Kochanowski far above the level of a merely artificial poet.
If the Hindu village system may be praised for its justice, the Mogul farming system had at least the merit of efficiency.
The breach, however, was bound to come, and the saying, maliciously attributed to Cicero, that Octavian was an " excellent youth who must be praised and - sent to another place," neatly expresses the popular view of the situation.'
He and his son and successor are praised as beneficent and just princes.
Her moderation towards the Jacobites in Scotland, after the Pretender's expedition in 1708, was much praised by Saint Simon.
His style, modelled on that of Thucydides and unreservedly praised by Photius, is on the whole pure, though somewhat rhetorical and showing a fondness for Latinisms.
From Schelling, whom he praised as having developed Kant where Fichte failed to do so, he borrowed much and often, not only in the metaphysical sections of the Biographia but in his aesthetic lectures, and further in the cosmic speculations of the posthumous Theory of Life.
The short-lived federal republic from the IIth of February 1873 to the 3rd of January 1874 was the culminating point of the career of Castelar, and his conduct during those eleven months was much praised by the wiser portion of his fellow-countrymen, though it alienated from him the sympathies of the majority of his quondam friends in the republican ranks.
The later portion of The City and the Mountains, for the truth and beauty of its descriptive passages, is highly praised, and many pages are already quoted as classic examples of Portuguese prose.
Political insight is wholly wanting to Socrates; all the orthodox emperors blaze forth in a uniform light of dazzling splendour; even the miserable Arcadius is praised, and Theodosius II.
According to Jordanes the kings of the Goths during these campaigns were Ostrogotha and afterwards Cniva, the former of whom is praised also in the AngloSaxon poem Widsith.
There is indeed a tradition that a written collection (diwan) existed in the family of an-Nu ` man, the last Lakhmid king, containing a number of poems by the Fuhul, or most eminent poets of the pagan time, and especially by those who had praised the princes of the house, and that this collection passed into the possession of the Omayyad caliphs of the house of Marwan; to this, if the tradition is to be believed, al-Mufaddal probably had access.
It was the history, the realia of the literature, that always interested him; he did not care for Arabic poetry as such, and the then much praised Hariri seemed to him a grammatical pedant.
The administration of Najm al-din is highly praised by Ibn Khallikan, who lived under it.
He put down the rebellion of his brother Zareh, and is praised as a mild and generous monarch, who made concessions to the Christians.
He is at best but a mediocre poet; but he has succeeded better as a historian, and especially to be praised is his "History of the Polish Nation" (Historya narodu polskiego), which, however, he was not able to carry further than the year 1386.
He published four volumes of sonnets which have been highly praised.
Lebanon was included within the ideal boundaries of the land of Israel, and the whole region was well known to the Hebrews, by whose poets its many excellences are often praised.
The writings of Johnson were warmly praised.
Beside these works Ranch wrote a famous moralizing poem, entitled " A new song, of the nature and song of certain birds, in which many vices are punished, and many virtues praised."
She is much praised by historians for her modesty and prudence, and is said to have brought about by her example a considerable improvement in the morals of her nation.
This in fact is a frequent fate of a " High God " in polytheistic systems; he is vaguely praised and reverenced, but lower divine powers are nearer to the people's love or fear.
They were excessively admired by his own and the next generation, praised by Dryden, paraphrased by Pope, and then entirely neglected for a whole century.
Though he praised Sir Hugh in his public despatch he attacked him in private, and the Whig press, with the unquestionable aid of Keppel's friends, began a campaign of calumny to which the ministerial papers answered in the same style, each side accusing the other of deliberate treason.
He has indeed praised "the self-sufficing power of solitude" in almost the same phrase as Wordsworth, and from time to time would even in youth seclude himself for a season in complete intellectual absorption, as when he toiled among his.
The doctrinal Articles, on the other hand, he warmly praised and defended.
His style has been frequently praised by competent authorities for sweetness, richness and elegance.
Lord Beaconsfield has been praised for his integrity in money matters; the praise could have been spared - it does not rise high enough.
He endeavours to establish this inductively by a survey of the qualities, commonly praised as virtues, which he finds to be always either useful or immediately agreeable, either (1) to the virtuous agent himself or (2) to others.
Both Chateaubriand and Carrel had praised the prince's first writings.
There was, however, but little difference yet between a count of Flanders or of Chartres and Louis VI., the possessor of a but small and perpetually disturbed realm, who was praised by his minister, the monk Suger, for making his power felt as far as distant Bern!
All the mystic symbolism of the morning sun, especially in connexion with the doctrine of the future life, could thus be transferred to the benu, and the language of the hymns in which the Egyptians praised the luminary of dawn as he drew near 2 Some other ancient accounts may be here referred to.
The beauty of the city, clustering on the low ground and rising tier over tier on the hillside, is frequently praised by the ancients and is celebrated on its coins.
Grosseteste's learning is highly praised by Roger Bacon, who was a severe critic. According to Bacon, Grosseteste knew little Greek or Hebrew and paid slight attention to the works of Aristotle, but was pre-eminent among his contemporaries for his knowledge of the natural sciences.
Also, the former Commonwealth middleweight boxing champion Michael Watson praised the improvement in sports/leisure facilities for disabled people.
He praised the bravery of people who served Britain by working in intelligence.
Burton's crime busting partners have been praised for helping police give would-be burglars the boot.
Chelsea should also be praised for wrestling a spitting cobra that attacked her and left her with a scar for life.
many commentators have praised the calmness of Britain's response to the London bombings.
They were praised by Pliny and over the centuries their strength and flavor have come to be appreciated by connoisseurs all over the world.
He had had two novels published, with strong alcoholic themes, both of which had been lavishly praised by distinguished critics.
The benefits of patient support group were also praised in the report, which stressed the need for early detection.
disentangleOffice should be praised for disentangling the first issue.
The group however seemed somewhat distracted by an surprisingly comfortable leather couch, which proved to be the most praised item in the museum.
envye quality of these medical schemes was praised and envied all over Britain.
ethos of achievement in particular was praised.
His first published poems were praised for their atmospheric evocation of working class life.
Beecham praised this citizen model and was struck by the extent of support for it, across sectors and across political parties.
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Wildlife broadcaster Iolo Williams praised all those involved in safeguarding the first successful fledgling and its parents.
Charlotte Bronte extolled the " blossom blanched orchard trees whose boughs droop like white garlands " while Jane Austen praised the bountiful apple tree.
Never praised forher handwriting, the last of theenvelopes is barely readable.
homespun philosophy; some attempted to capture scenic beauty; others praised heroic figures.
While the votes were being counted, design luminary Michael Wolff and keynote speaker at the event praised the teams.
The countryside is equally praised, & includes lush meadowland, dense forest, & steep valleys, all flanked by the Pyrenees mountains.
middleweight boxing champion Michael Watson praised the improvement in sports/leisure facilities for disabled people.
The campaign was praised for its innovative use of the internet to sell motorcars.
The book was much praised and indeed received in some circles with almost mystic enthusiasm.
The Qal passive participle does occur c. 72 times with the meaning " be praised " or " be blessed.
pleased with the result and our local management are to be praised for all they have achieved.
praised the remarkable achievements of everyone involved.
praised by the critics.
praised by reviewers and became one of the best-selling children's titles of the following year.
The fact that this tragedy is so praiseworthy does not mean it should no longer be praised, tho.
Several praised the professionalism of the volunteers, all of whom are trained by NSE.
rambles praised in many songs and is probably the most famous of all rambling trails in Germany.
Never praised for her handwriting, the last of the envelopes is barely readable.
The children were highly praised by everyone and applause resounded around the Cathedral.
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He writes: "In my tender yeares, and barneage in Sanct-Androis at the Schooles, having, on the one parte, contracted a loving familiaritie with a certaine Gentleman, &c. a Papist; And on the other part, being attentive to the sermons of that worthie man of God, Maister Christopher Goodman, teaching upon the Apocalyps, I was so mooved in admiration, against the blindnes of Papists, that could not most evidently see their seven hilled citie Rome, painted out there so lively by Saint John, as the mother of all spiritual whoredome, that not onely bursted I out in continual reasoning against my said familiar, but also from thenceforth, I determined with my selfe (by the assistance of Gods spirit) to employ my studie and diligence to search out the remanent mysteries of that holy Book: as to this houre (praised be the Lorde) I have bin doing at al such times as conveniently I might have occasion."
Apart from his collaboration with de Sacy, Thomas wrote some hagiographic works and left Memoires (1697-1698 and again 1876-1879), which are highly praised by Ste Beuve as being a remarkable mirror of the life at Port Royal.
Josiah himself is praised for his justice, but faithless Judah is insincere (Jer.
The character of Cyrus is highly praised by the ancients, especially by Xenophon (cf.
15-19 in an elaborate poetical figure (the wife as a source of bodily pleasure), in which the reference is clear from the context; but there is no authority, in the Old Testament or in other literature of this period, for The Septuagint has less well:" They (the wicked) are praised in the city."taking the term as a simple prose designation of a wife.
In this he praised the authors of the September massacres as "deserving well of their country," and declared that a more complete "September 2nd" was needed to annihilate the actual government, which consisted of "starvers, bloodsuckers, tyrants, hangmen, rogues and mountebanks."
Law's next controversial work was Remarks on Mandeville's Fable of the Bees (1723), in which he vindicates morality on the highest grounds; for pure style, caustic wit and lucid argument this work is remarkable; it was enthusiastically praised by John Sterling, and republished by F.
Geneva, 1785-1788), was analysed and highly praised by Sainte-Beuve in his Portraits de femmes and in vol.
His style and expository power are highly praised, but the subject-matter shows little originality.
His operas, for all their daintiness and melody, no longer hold the stage; the Masses in which he praised God with a cheerful heart " have been condemned by the severer decorum of our own day; of his oratorios the Creation alone survives.
He is praised by Tacitus as a young and highly gifted ruler of great energy (cf.
It is praised in many songs and is probably the most famous of all rambling trails in Germany.
The sheen and brilliance of the gems have been praised, purchased and presented as special gifts for the past 2,500 years.
When I saw him use the litter box, I loved on him and praised him.
In fact, pine litter is highly praised for its nearly incontestable odor absorption.
The series has been praised for related to pre-adolescent kids particularly well.
The healing properties of ginger root have been praised for centuries in various cultures.
Praised for their intense pigments and impressive staying power, MAC eye makeup is the most popular cosmetic staple in the entire makeup line.
Digital Image was praised by photo experts for its ability to effortlessly organize images.
Cutts, senior editor, Ski Magazine, praised the extensive demo ski selection at this Stowe, Vermont ski equipment store.
Critics have praised the singing portions of the show but feel the political skit goes on too long and isn't very funny.
Nobel prize-winning Irish poet Seamus Heaney has praised Eminem for his "verbal energy" and efforts to increase public interest in poetry.
Taylor, who is now working on her second novel since her first book is being praised by critics, claims that former Beatle Paul McCartney was actually "too drunk to tip" one night when she was working.
As a teenager, Damon attended the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School where he was adored by girls for his smile and praised by his high school drama teacher for having more than a knack for acting.
This film was also highly praised by critics and Cate began receiving world wide recognition for her acting talents.
On top of catching the mugger and returning her purse, when praised as a hero, Jack remained as humble as can be.
Playing the role of Curly McLain in Oklahoma!, at the Royal National Theater in London, England, Jackman was widely praised for his performance and earned an Olivier Award nomination.
In March 2010, mere weeks after Bullock had delivered a series of movie award acceptance speeches in which she praised James for his loyalty, news broke that James had had a string of affairs behind Bullock's back.
Tina Turner: From her days singing with her husband in The Ike & Tina Turner Revue to her solo career, this rocker has been frequently been praised for her legs, which seem to never stop moving as she sings and dances on stage.
He officially changed his name to Gene Wilder, and worked in several off-Broadway theatre productions while furthering his education.Though his dramatic acting was praised, his true calling was comedy.
In 1996, she was praised for her role in No One Would Tell with Fred Savage (The Wonder Years), where she played the girlfriend of a controlling teen boyfriend who was ultimately murdered because of his jealous rages.
Echinacea: This plant has been praised as a great supplement to strengthen the immune system.
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare - One of the most highly praised games to ever be released on the PS3, this game takes place in modern times with modern weapons.
It has been praised for its fine balance between realistic gameplay and fast-paced action.
The Metal Gear series continues to this day and is one of the most highly praised games of the current generation.
Defying fans' fears, Metroid Prime managed to preserve as much of the original flavor as possible and went on to become one of the most highly praised games of the GameCube era.
They praised the long finish, suggesting it was one of America's great efforts in Pinot Noir wines.
The child's accomplishments and efforts should be praised, and support and understanding should be offered when the child has difficulties and frustrations.
The child is praised or rewarded for not performing the tics and for replacing them with acceptable alternative behaviors.
The time out should serve to teach the child to manage strong feelings safely, and after he or she has done so, the child should be praised for calming down.
When children control their violent impulses, they should be praised.
Charles Worthington Percy Street: Hot towel wraps and massages will spoil you at this premier London establishment praised for its excellence and mid-cut shampoo.
They quickly became popular; praised for teaching the why of math rather than just the how.
While Gwen has yet to be spotted buying items for her baby's nursery, she's been praised by critics for her tasteful maternity wardrobe.
She recently made her directorial debut with Dealbreakers, a short film that was widely praised at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival.
Consumers praised this model's ease of use and light weight.
A volunteer can be praised in many ways, but a poem dedicated to the individual gives such moments a special touch.
As far as Bakelite's aesthetics are concerned, the compound should be praised for those qualities alone.
Whenever the child acts accordantly they are praised with either a sticker, point or token on their chart.
Though it's undergone numerous changes - some heavily praised and some met with disdain - it continues to be a favorite of professionals and amateurs alike.
Praise: Some employees will work harder when praised.
While detox diets have been praised by many, critics have raised concerns about the safety of certain regimens.
White: Black isn't only praised for its slimming qualities in clothing -- it applies to pantyhose, too.
The majority of reviews from customers praised the nice fit and commented on how great it was for sensitive skin.
The album is praised due to its genre-spanning eclectic construction.
Reviewers almost uniformly praised the music and the stage sets, but some complained that the story didn't live up to the rest of the show.
The album was highly praised and had numerous hits such as If There Was Any Other Way, The Last to Know, Unison and Where Does My Heart Beat Now.
Not only were fans at home overwhelmed by Boyd's talent, but European operatic pop quartet Il Divo and world renowned tenor Placido Domingo also publicly praised the million dollar winner's phenomenal voice.
Commenters on the show message boards frequently praised (and slammed) the way she wore her heart on her sleeve and discussed the sense that she seemed to be a little lost and in need of help.
His well touted age-maintenance skincare line had been praised by a close friend of Cindy's.
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