Prevalent Sentence Examples
The custom is prevalent in today's society.
That opinion is prevalent today.
The prevalent winds, which temper the heat, are the S.E.
This attitude was still prevalent in the last Gulf war.
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Infant deaths were especially prevalent among the very poor.
The prevalent number of testes is one pair in the aquatic genera and two pairs in earthworms. But there are exceptions; thus a species of Lamprodrilus has four pairs of testes.
The whole difficulty seems to arise from the long prevalent assumption that chaps.
There are the usual malarial, bilious and intermittent fevers, and liver, stomach and intestinal complaints prevalent in tropical countries; but unhygienic living is, in Cuba as elsewhere, mainly responsible for their existence.
Being prevalent in fundamentalist circles does not help to form sound doctrine, it actually undermines it.Advertisement
A lamentable instance of the prevalent confusion of thought on this point is shown by the vocal scores of the Bach cantatas corresponding to the edition of the Bach Gesellschaft (which must not be held responsible for them).
In the most prevalent variety of the Norway spruce the wood is white, apt to be very knotty when the tree has grown in an open place, but, as produced in the close northern forests, often of fine and even grain.
Malarial fever is not prevalent, and it is interesting to note that there are no swamps or standing waters on the island.
This fact is overshadowed in England, partly by the habitual use of the word "gentleman" (q.v.) in various secondary uses, partly by the prevalent confusion between ai dg retry.
The prevalent bush plants are khansa (umbrella mimosa), acacias, aloes, and, especially, Boswellia and Commiphora, which yield highly fragrant resins and balsams, such as myrrh, frankincense (olibanum) and " balm of Gilead."Advertisement
Selim determined on war with Persia, where the heresy was the prevalent religion, and in order that the Shiites in Turkey should give no trouble during the war, "measures were taken," as the Turkish historian states, which may be explained as the reader desires, and which proved fully efficacious.
Though the paired arrangement of the nephridia is the prevalent one in the Chaetopoda, there are many examples, among the Oligochaeta, of species and genera in which there are several, even many, nephridia in each segment of the body, which may or may not be connected among themselves, but have in any case separate orifices on to the exterior.
Of these the chief was the "sweating sickness" or "English sweat," especially prevalent in, though not confined to, the country whence it is named.
Gangs are more prevalent in neighborhoods where the community network is weak, with few ties among individual residents or between residents and conventional community institutions.
The occurrence was of course attributed to poison, although quite without foundation, being merely due to malaria, at that time very prevalent in Rome.Advertisement
Amongst these was the expectation that the future kingdom of Christ on earth should have a fixed duration - according to the most prevalent opinion, a duration of one thousand years.
The broadest and most prevalent error requires the most disinterested virtue to sustain it.
Acute bronchitis is most prevalent in winter.
The prevalent forms of contract are the mezzadria and the lease.
In the anticipations of the future prevalent amongst the early Christians (c. 50-150) it is necessary to distinguish a fixed and a fluctuating element.Advertisement
It was in far later periods and in other countries that the appearance of the dogstar was regarded as the signal of insufferable heat or prevalent disease.
The disorder is four times more prevalent in boys than girls and is not associated with any specific racial or ethnic background.
In preschool children, the most prevalent disability was speech or language impairment.
Speech and language developmental delays are often prevalent in children with developmental disabilities.
The climate is hot and malaria is prevalent.
His chapter on the flea, in which he not only describes its structure, but traces out the whole history of its metamorphoses from its first emergence from the egg, is full of interest - not so much for the exactness of his observations, as for its incidental revelation of the extraordinary ignorance then prevalent in regard to the origin and propagation of "this minute and despised creature," which some asserted to be produced from sand, others from dust, others from the dung of pigeons, and others from urine, but which he showed to be "endowed with as great perfection in its kind as any large animal," and proved to breed in the regular way of winged insects.
It was not till - towards the close of the middle ages that a sense of conflict between reason and revelation became "truth' widely prevalent and took shape in the essentially sceptical theory of the twofold nature of truth.
Here may be mentioned, although living a little time before the reign of Stanislaus, a Polish poetess, Elizabeth Druzbacka (1695-1760), whose writings show a feeling for nature at a time when verse-making of the most artificial type was prevalent throughout the country.
His poetry shows the influence of the French taste, then prevalent throughout Europe.
Still from the time of Origen the opinion that Paul wrote the epistle became prevalent in the East.
Low temperatures are prevalent throughout these western regions, whose bleak desolation is unrelieved by the existence of trees or vegetation of any size, and where the wind sweeps unchecked across vast expanses of arid plain.
Owing to the prevalent dry easterly winds from the arid plains of north Australia, Timor, like Ombay, Flores and other neighbouring islands, has a much drier climate, and a poorer vegetation, than islands further west, and has few perennial streams and no considerable rivers.
That type of thinking is prevalent in every single society.
It is prevalent in some Asiatic populations.
The custom is prevalent in many countries in Asia.
In the United States, iron deficiency anemia is the most prevalent type of anemia, affecting about 240,000 toddlers between one and two years of age and 3.3 million women of childbearing age.
Bell's palsy is seen more commonly in areas where AIDS or sarcoidosis are more prevalent, but its incidence overall throughout the world remains constant.
Parents choose to home-school their children for a variety of reasons, though certain factors appear to be more prevalent than others.
It appears to be acquired and related to environmental and nutritional conditions and is most prevalent in the Caribbean, South India, and Southeast Asia.
Boys have a higher incidence of asthma than girls, and the disease is more prevalent in African American children.
Use of alcohol and other drugs is prevalent among adolescents and thus poses a significant threat to their health.
Heavy use of alcohol was most prevalent among Caucasian and Hispanic males and females, while marijuana use was most common among African-American and Hispanic males.
Myopia is slightly more prevalent among females than males, and among those with advanced academic training.
Myopia is more prevalent in Asian countries; as much as 70 percent of the Chinese population is nearsighted.
Though it is a common misconception that children are more susceptible to nosebleeds than adults, research has found that nosebleeds are more prevalent in older adults and more often are a sign of other health problems.
The National Co-morbidity Survey results were also indicative of a lifetime prevalence of social anxiety of 13.3 percent, making it the third most prevalent psychiatric disorder in the United States.
It is not more prevalent in males or females, nor in any individual racial group.
Many still find themselves heading to clubs to disco dance the night away and the message of peace is still prevalent in music.
Hearts are prevalent in late January and early February for all your Valentine's Day needs.
Headmaster Dumbledore's office, for example, is playfully painted with words, but the sense of his authority, nobility and wisdom are prevalent without being overpowering.
In the 5th century the three cities were enrolled in the Delian League, and democracies became prevalent.
It thus appears that co-operation flourishes most in the districts in which the mezzadria system has been prevalent.
The scheme could hardly fail to be a crude performance - a fact which nobody would know better than its author; but it must have presented much that was objectionable to the opinions then generally prevalent.
His Irenicum vere christianum is directed against David Pareus (1548-1622), professor primarius at Heidelberg, who in Irenicum sive de unione et synodo Evangelicorum (1614) had pleaded for a reconciliation of Lutheranism and Calvinism; his Calvinista aulopoliticus (1610) was written against the "damnable Calvinism" which was becoming prevalent in Holstein and Brandenburg.
The climate of the coast belt is semi-tropical and malaria is prevalent; that of the highlands temperate.
The first of these is prevalent in countries where much and imperfectly cooked beef is eaten, and where cattle in their turn are exposed to the infection of the tapeworm ova.
In many parts of the country soils exhibiting such relationships, and known as sedentary soils, are prevalent, the transition from the soil to the rock beneath being plainly visible in sections exposed to view in railway cuttings, quarries and other excavations.
Some of the stiff boulder clays or " till " so prevalent over parts of the north of England appear to have been deposited from ice sheets during the glacial period.
Greenhow in 1858 stated that diphtheria was especially prevalent on cold, wet soils, and Airy in 1881 described the localities affected as " for the most part cold, wet, clay lands."
As in most continental towns, the custom of living in flats is prevalent in Vienna, where few except the richer nobles occupy an entire house.
The third book, De Falsa Sapientia, describes and criticizes the various systems of prevalent philosophy.
The feeling was widely prevalent in the spring of 1872 that the interests of pure government in the United States demanded that President Grant should not be elected to a second term.
The early thuribles were usually simple in design; but in the medieval period an architectural form was given to the lids by ornamenting them with towers, battlements and traceries, varying according to the prevalent Gothic style of the period.
They are a very interesting survival of the almost classical Roman style of painting, and appear to be quite free from the generally prevalent Byzantine influence.
The use of tobacco, which became prevalent in the 17th century, necessitated the pouch.
Besides these variations in the number of ridges or plates of which each tooth is composed, the thickness of the enamel varies so much as to have given rise to a distinction between a " thick-plated " and a " thin-plated " variety - the latter being most prevalent among specimens from the Arctic regions.
The election of elderly Grand Masters became prevalent, the turmoil and chances of frequent elections being acceptable to younger members.
He was notoriously no friend to the Loevenstein party then prevalent in Holland, and was displaced, his place being taken by Cornelius de Witt and Michiel Adriaanzoon de Ruyter.
That phrase accurately describes the prevalent bias of its author's mind.
Calvin's Defensio orthodoxae fidei (1554) (in French, Declaration pour maintenir, &c., 1 554), is the source of prevalent misconceptions as to Servetus's opinions, and attitude on his trial.
Fever is very prevalent on the coasts, and even in the interior at 2000 ft.
The language of the people of Mosul is a dialect of Arabic, partly influenced by Kurdish and Syriac. The Moslems call themselves either Arabs or Kurds, but the prevalent type, very different from the true Arabian of Bagdad, proves the Aramaean origin of many of their number.
The prevalent opinion, however, was that sovereignty was compatible with rights such as were possessed by the Reich over the princes of Germany; that there might be fiefs held in full sovereignty; and that vassal states, when subject only to "nude vassalage," were sovereign.
The reform movement had originally no connexion with ecclesiastical politics; but that came later when the leaders turned their attention to the abuses prevalent among the clergy, to the conditions obtaining in the Church in defiance of the ecclesiastical law.
In 1875 Wiese was succeeded by Bonitz, the eminent Aristotelian scholar, who in 1849 had introduced mathematics and natural science into the schools of Austria, and had substituted the wide reading of classical authors for the prevalent practice of speaking and writing Latin.
The reason for the system preserving for so long its specifically distinct form in Scottish conveyancing was because burgage-holding was an exception to the system of subinfeudation which remained prevalent in Scotland when it was suppressed in England.
At this period the conception of the Arab kingdom was prevalent.
It is an event of no small importance for criticism that so eminent a scholar as Prof. Harnack should have come round to the view, almost universally prevalent in England, that St Luke himself was the final editor and author of both the Third Gospel and the Acts.
Malaria is widely prevalent, and in some years, after a wet spring, assumes a malignant character.
Peonage, however, is still prevalent on many of the larger estates, and serious cruelties are sometimes reported.
Suspicion and jealousy of the foreigner is disappearing, and habits of industry are displacing the indolence and lawlessness that were once universally prevalent.
The climate is healthy and bracing, except in the lower valleys along the river banks and in the marsh land, where malarial fever is prevalent.
On each succeeding anniversary of that day, with the prevalent desire of perpetuating a feud, the citizens marched out to Cullenswood with banners displayed - "a terror to the native Irish."
It is not known how or when he obtained ecclesiastical orders; but, after Athanasius had been banished in 356, George was promoted by the influence of the then prevalent Arian faction to the vacant see.
The climate is healthy, except on the coasts, where malarial fever is prevalent.
The proximity of the sea or of great lakes, the elevation and the direction of mountain chains, the usual path of storms and of prevalent winds, and the relative length of day and amount of sunshine in summer and winter all have their effect on different parts of Canada.
In the prevalent European varieties the bark is reddish-grey, and rather rough and scarred in old trees, which are often much lichen-covered.
In many parts all the finer trees have been cut down, but large woods of it still exist in the less accessible districts; it abounds especially near Lake St John, Quebec, and in Newfoundland is the prevalent tree in some of the forest tracts; it is likewise common in Maine and Vermont.
It is frequently flooded in winter and in consequence fever is prevalent.
Similar practices were prevalent, to an extent hardly realized, among the Christians up to the middle ages and even later.
The so-called "simoniacal heresy," particularly prevalent in Gaul, Illyricum and the East, he repeatedly attacked; and against the Gallican abuse of promoting laymen to bishoprics he protested with vigour.
The natural steps first of making it intentionally by putting such stones into his fire, and next of improving his fire by putting it and these stones into a cavity on the weather side of some bank with an opening towards the prevalent wind, would give a simple forge, differing only in size, in lacking forced blast, and in details of construction, from the Catalan forges and bloomaries of to-day.
With regard to the rearing of the Persian lamb, there is a prevalent idea that the skins of the unborn lamb are frequently used; this, however, is a mistake.
The prevalent religion is the Roman Catholic, to which over 75% of the total population belong.
In general the climate is healthy except in the rainy season, when large tracts are converted into swamps and fever is very prevalent.
The monastic ideals prevalent were those of the Antonian monachism, with its hankering after the eremitical life and the practice of extreme bodily austerities.
Occasionally the author attacks prevalent religious opinions, e.g.
One practice which is especially prevalent, so as to strike every casual visitor, and dates from the early years of the empire, is that of filling up the flutings of the columns for about one-third of their height with a thick coat of stucco, so as to give them the appearance of being smooth columns without flutings below, and only fluted above.
Apart from this, Hobbes owed little to his university training, which was based on the scholastic logic then prevalent.
While moderate in personal expenditure, Julius resorted to objectionable means of replenishing the papal treasury, which had been exhausted by Alexander VI., and of providing funds for his numerous enterprises; simony and traffic in indulgences were increasingly prevalent.
In Bromberg and Thorn, in the valley of the Vistula, German is prevalent.
North of Mnster, Roman Catholicism is still prevalent in the territory of the former bishopric of Osnabrfick.
The graves of the period contain urns of earthenware or glass, cremation being the prevalent practice, and the objects found include one or more coins in accordance with Roman usage.
But under the prevalent conditions a vigorous rule was impossible, and during Ottos minority the royal authority was greatly weakened.
Possibly it is the feeling of south Syria or Palestine that here expresses itself in remonstrance against usages prevalent in north Syria.
In particular it had in view persons of culture, as most apt to be swayed by the philosophical tendencies in the sphere of religion prevalent in that age, the age of neoPlatonism.
As the lakes never freeze, the prevalent cold north-west winds of North America are warmed in their passage over them, and often much of the winter precipitation is in the form of rain, so that the weather has much less certainty than in the north.
With anarchy prevalent within the Austrian dominions some action became necessary.
At the court a limited recognition might be given, as fashion veered, to the values prevalent in the Hellenistic world.
Smallpox is not uncommon, and skin diseases are numerous, but the two most prevalent diseases among the Egyptians are dysentery and ophthalmia.
It would be no surprise to find examples of the practice in other ranks also at an early period, as it certainly was prevalent in the Hellenistic age, but as yet it is very difficult to prove its occurrence.
The prevalent disorder had led to general lawlessness, in consequence of which the royal authority had been widely extended; and a strong opposition gradually arose which protested against the abuses of this authority.
His great treatise, in seven books, Adversus Gentes (or Nationes), on account of which he takes rank as a Christian apologist, appears to have been occasioned by a desire to answer the complaint then brought against the Christians, that the prevalent calamities and disasters were due to their impiety and had come upon men since the establishment of their religion.
The north-east wind is the most prevalent, and sometimes blows for months together.
The prevalent political economy, in which that theory was embodied, made a principle of neglecting the very evils which it should be the great function of government to remedy.
In Africa it was, and doubtless is, as prevalent as are all barbarous mutilations.
On the whole, these disturbances have followed the prevalent north-easterly trend, and hence a general tendency may be observed among the main ridges and valleys to run in that direction.
Catarrhal complaints are common, however, and leprosy is widely prevalent, it being necessary to maintain three large hospitals for lepers.
Lice-eating is a widely prevalent habit among the Indians and mestizos, and demonstrates how numerous these parasites are among the people.
The local government of Illinois includes both county and township systems. The earliest American settlers came from the Southern States and naturally introduced the county system; but the increase of population from the New England and Middle States led to a recognition of township organization in the constitution of 1848, and this form of government, at first prevalent only in the northern counties, is now found in most of the middle and southern counties.
The prevalent winds in the Gulf follow the configuration of the coast, i.e.
Thus malaria and sand-fly fever, dysentery, typhoid and paratyphoid fever, cholera, smallpox, and occasionally typhus fever, eye diseases, oriental sores and indeed any disease conveyed by impure water, flies, contaminated dust or the contagion of sufferers from infectious diseases, are prevalent in the inhabited places along the Persian Gulf, and precautions must always be taken to guard against them.
Tree worship is prevalent among the Somrai and the Gaberi.
In the low grounds fever of an acute and hematuric form is very prevalent.
Intermittent and remittent fevers are very prevalent; bowel complaints are common, and often fatal in the autumn.
But if thus far Grote's protest against prevalent assumptions carries an immediate and unhesitating conviction, it may be doubted whether his positive statement can be accounted final.
The most unhealthy period of the year follows immediately after the rains, when malaria is prevalent, especially in northern India.
It is also the most prevalent and valuable product of the forests at the foot of the Ghats in Bombay, and along the Satpura and Vindhya ranges, as far as the middle of the Central Provinces.
This work he published, under the title The Gospel worthy of all Acceptation, soon after his settlement in Kettering; and although it immediately involved him in a somewhat bitter controversy which lasted for nearly twenty years, it was ultimately successful in considerably modifying the views prevalent among English dissenters.
While Anu, with whom there was associated as a pale reflection a consort Antum, assigned to him under the influence of the widely prevalent view among the early Semites which conceived of gods always in pairs, remained more or less of an abstraction during the various periods of the Babylonian-Assyrian religion and taking little part in the active cult of the temples, his unique position as the chief god of the highest heavens was always recognized in the theological system developed by the priests, which found an expression in making him the first figure of a triad, consisting of Anu, Bel and Ea, among whom the priests divided the three divisions of the universe, the heavens, the earth with the atmosphere above it, and the watery expanse respectively.
The hymn, the well-known Carmen Saeculare, gives fervent expression to the prevalent emotions of joy and gratitude.
On the other hand some seek the essential Christianity in a life beneath and separable from the historic forms. In part under the influence of the Hegelian philosophy, and in part because of the prevalent evolutionary scientific world-view, God is represented under the form of pure thought, and the world process as the unfolding of himself.
In the first half of the 17th century plague was still prevalent in Europe, though considerably less so than in the middle ages.
About the same time, 1635-1637, plague was prevalent in Holland, and the epidemic of Nijmwegen is celebrated as having been described by Diemerbroeck, whose work (Tractatus de peste, 4to, 1641-1665) is one of the most important on the subject.
At the beginning of this period plague was very prevalent in Constantinople and along the Danube.
What we mean is that there is evidence to show that under various names a disease identical with plague has been more or less continuously prevalent for a number of years, but how long and how continuously is not known.
There is nothing, however, in all these symptoms positively distinctive of plague, unless it is already prevalent.
When plague is prevalent in a locality, the diagnosis is easy in fairly well-marked cases of the bubonic type, but less so in the other varieties.When it is not prevalent the diagnosis is never easy, and in pneumonic and septicaemic cases it is impossible without bacteriological assistance.
When it is not prevalent the diagnosis is never easy, and in pneumonic and septicaemic cases it is impossible without bacteriological assistance.
In the hot months intermittent fevers are prevalent in the Guadiana valley.
He had enough men, though a number of his units were below strength, while others were battle-worn and others again had suffered much from an intestinal disease that had been prevalent in the valleys of the Natisone and the Judrio; and he had enough guns, in spite of the withdrawal of the Allied artillery, though he would doubtless have been glad of a larger reserve.
In later times, the strict adherence to caste duties would naturally receive considerable support from the belief in the transmigration of souls, already prevalent before Buddha's time, and from the very general acceptance of the doctrine of karma (" deed "), or retribution, according to which a man's present station and manner of life are the result of the sum-total of his actions and thoughts in his former existence; as his actions here will again, by the same automatic process of retribution, determine his status and condition in his next existence.
Though this doctrine is especially insisted upon in Buddhism, and its designation as a specific term (Pali, Kamma) may be due to that creed, the notion itself was doubtless already prevalent in pre-Buddhist times.
At the same time, one could more easily understand how such a system could have found general acceptance all over the Dravidian region of southern India, with its merest sprinkling of Aryan blood, if it were possible to assume that class arrangements of a similar kind must have already been prevalent amongst the aboriginal tribes prior to the advent of the Aryan.
It can hardly be doubted that this custom has been largely responsible for the crime of female infanticide, formerly so prevalent in India; as it also probably is to some extent for infant marriages, still too common in some parts of India, especially Bengal; and even for the all but universal repugnance to the re-marriage of widows, even when these had been married in early childhood and had never joined their husbands.
The grossly idolatrous practices, however, still so largely prevalent in the Dravidian South, show how superficial, after all, that influence has been in those parts of India where the admixture of Aryan blood has been so slight as to have practically had no effect on the racial characteristics of the people.
That the tenets and practices of so characteristic a faith as Buddhism, so long prevalent in India, cannot but have left their marks on Hindu life and belief may readily be assumed, though it is not so easy to lay one's finger on the precise features that might seem to betray such an influence.
Though there is hardly a sect which has not contributed its share to the element of religious mendicancy and asceticism so prevalent in India, it is in connexion with the Siva-cult that these tendencies have been most extensively cultivated.
Chaitanya's movement, being chiefly directed against the vile practices of the Saktas, then very prevalent in Bengal, was doubtless prompted by the best and purest of intentions; but his own doctrine of divine, though all too human, love was, like that of Vallabha, by no means free from corruptive tendencies, - yet, how far these tendencies have worked their way, who would say?
The Sakta cult is, however, known to be especially prevalent - though apparently not in a very extreme form - amongst members of the very respectable Kayastha or writer caste of Bengal, and as these are largely employed as clerks and accountants in Upper India, there is reason to fear that their vicious practices are gradually being disseminated through them.
The still prevalent use of linseed in poultices for open wounds is entirely to be reprobated.
In 1864, owing to the serious aspect of the prevalent adulteration, a union of traders was formed under the name of the " Linseed Association."
The belief that he had not really died, but would return again to confound his foes, was long prevalent, not only in the remoter provinces, but even in Rome itself; and more than one pretender was able to collect a following by assuming the name of the last of the race of Augustus.
Thus within recent years the output of the Château Lafite was at a minimum in 1903 when only 229 hogsheads (the hogshead of claret = 46 gallons) were produced, into wine, are entirely different from those prevalent in the red wine districts.
For some markets these wines are shipped separately, for others they are blended according to the prevalent taste.
A natural result of this partial treatment of the towns by the king and his vassals was that the English tongue and also English customs became prevalent if not universal in all the towns of Wales, whilst the rural districts remained strongly Cymric in character, language and sympathy.
The cultivation of C. capsularis is most prevalent in central and eastern Bengal, while in the neighbourhood of Calcutta, where, however, the area under cultivation is limited, C. olitorius is principally grown.
Solon left the rate of interest to be determined by free contract, and sometimes the rate was exceedingly high, but none of the evils so generally prevalent in antiquity were experienced.
The rock has a prevalent grey colour, and contains as characteristic minerals garnet and in some parts graphite.
A prevalent custom among the better classes is that of beginning meals with a selection of such viands as anchovies, smoked salmon or slices of meat, of which a number of small dishes are provided (smorgasbord).
He confessed that his object was "to prove the contrary thesis to Gibbon's," and, although any historian who begins with the desire to prove a thesis is quite sure to go more or less wrong, Ozanam no doubt administered a healthful antidote to -the prevalent notion, particularly amongst English-speaking peoples, that the Catholic church had done far more to enslave than to elevate the human mind.
Until about 1725 the belief was very prevalent that cochineal was the seed of a plant, but Dr Martin Lister in 1672 conjectured it to be a kind of kermes, and in 1703 Antony van Leeuwenhoek ascertained its true nature by aid of the microscope.
The fifth is a social picture of the degradation to which poor guests were exposed at the banquets of the rich, but many of the epigrams of Martial and the more sober evidence of one of Pliny's letters show that the picture painted by Juvenal, though perhaps exaggerated in colouring, was drawn from a state of society prevalent during and immediately subsequent to the times of Domitian.
The convent of Batalha (q.v.), founded to commemorate the victory of Aljubarrota, is architecturally a monument of the English influence prevalent at this time throughout Portugal.
Only half the outer circle (sarsens) now remained upright, three on the west, thirteen on the east; and this indicated the effect of the prevalent west wind.
Religiously it is the corrupt form of Buddhism prevalent in Tibet and Mongolia.
Asanga managed with great dexterity to reconcile the two opposing systems by placing a number of Saivite gods cr devils, both male and female, in the inferior heavens of the then prevalent Buddhism, and by representing them as worshippers and supporters of the Buddha and of Avalokitesvara.
He then spent eight years as a hermit in Takpo in southern Tibet, where the comparatively purer teaching of Atisha (referred to above) was still prevalent.
This didactic view of history was a prevalent one in antiquity, and it was confirmed no doubt by those rhetorical studies which in Rome as in Greece formed the chief part of education, and which taught men to look on history as little more than a storehouse of illustrations and themes for declamation.
It was an attempt to reconcile, in words at least, the Augustinian doctrines of predestination and grace with the Semipelagianism which, as shown by the recent condemnation of Baius, had become prevalent in the Roman Catholic Church.
Among the Germans the prevalent tongue is Low German, but the North Frisians on the west coast of Schleswig and the North Sea islands (about 19,000 in all) still speak a Frisian dialect, which, however, is dying out.
Parthenogenesis is prevalent in the Branchiopoda and Ostracoda, often in more or less definite seasonal alternation with sexual reproduction.
Above all, he broke with the prevalent view which regarded theology as essentially intellectual in its appeal and demonstrable by processes of exact logical deduction.
The common box is especially prevalent, but the preponderating species are Coniferae, including the Caucasian species Pinus halepensis and P. insignis.
White and red ants are very prevalent, as are mosquitos, centipedes, spiders and beetles.
The seasons of greatest heat and of the heavy rains are thus coincident on the lower river, where fever is much more prevalent than on the higher plateau lands nearer the centre of the continent.
Mica schists form the prevalent rocks.
In the deep valleys of the Takazze and Abai, and generally in places below 4000 ft., the conditions are tropical and fevers are prevalent.
This belief seems to be especially prevalent amongst breeders of cattle; but how, for example, a long-horned Highland bull, used for crossing with black hornless Galloway cows, could subsequently get Galloway-like calves out of pure Highland heifers it is impossible to imagine.
But on the southern seaward islands, under the influence of the prevalent westerly or south-westerly winds, it is very much heavier, and reaches 59 in.
It seems, however, that the prevalent Greek tradition concerning him was derived from the versions of the Corinthian aristocracy, who had good reasons for giving a prejudiced account, and the conflicting character of the various legends further shows that their historical value is slight.
In the later battle of Kossovo of 14 4 8, between the Hungarians, led by Hunyadi Janos and the sultan Hungary Murad II., the Walachian contingent treacherously surrendered to the Turks; but this did not hinder the prevalent laxity of marriage, the frequency of divorce, and the fact that illegitimate children could succeed as well as those born in lawful wedlock, by multiplying the candidates for the voivodeship and preventing any regular system of succession, contributed much to the internal confusion of the country.
In Moldavia he appeared as a moral reformer, endeavouring to put down the prevalent vices of bigamy and divorce.
The most disagreeable feature of the climate of the colony is the abundance of dust, which seems to be blown by every wind, and is especially prevalent in the rainy season.
His opinions were conditioned by the French Revolution and by the feudal and military system still prevalent in France.
He afterwards spent a year in Geneva, and was powerfully influenced by the strict moral life and rigid ecclesiastical discipline prevalent there, and also by the preaching and the piety of the Waldensian professor, Antoine Leger, and the converted Jesuit preacher, Jean de Labadie.
Heppe and Ritschl - have included under it nearly all religious tendencies amongst Protestants of the last three centuries in the direction of a more serious cultivation of personal piety than that prevalent in the various established churches.
The Graptoloidea have also been regarded by some as benthonic organisms. A more prevalent view, however, is that the majority were pseudo-planktonic or drifting colonies, hanging from the underside of floating seaweeds; their polyparies being each .suspended by the nema in the earliest stages of growth, and, in later stages, some by the nemacaulus, while others became adherent above by means of a central disk or by parts of their dorsal walls.
Flaiths and Bo-aires also let cattle to a ceile who had none or not enough, and this was the most prevalent practice.
Fosterage, the custom of sending children to be reared and educated in the families of fellow-clansmen, was so prevalent, especially among the wealthy classes, and the laws governing it are so elaborate and occupied such a large space, that some mention of it here is inevitable.
The earliest existing buildings date from the time of the Norman kings, whose palaces and churches were built in the Saracenic and Byzantine styles prevalent in the island.
The typical faults of the dark ages, pluralism, simony, lax observation of the clerical rules, contented ignorance, worldliness in every aspect, were all too prevalent in England.
At this Ch rch moment they were more prevalent than ever, largely U in consequence of the way in which the popes at Avignon had made themselves the allies and tools of the kings of France.
Yet moderation was still so far prevalent in the ranks of his adherents that they refused to follow him to such lengths.
The idea prevalent with the more liberal minds amongst the clergy was that of comprehensionthat is to say, of so modifying the prayers and ceremonies of the church as to enable the dissenters cheerfully to enter in.
Tapers suggestion in Coningsby that the Conservatives should go to the country with the cry, Our young queen and our old institutions, expressed, in an epigram, a prevalent idea.
All classes shared the prevalent prosperity.
Some of these arise from the umlaut or epenthesis which is so prevalent, and which we have already seen in airya- as compared with the Skt.
In a looser sense the word is employed to denote abstinence from certain kinds of food merely; and this meaning, which in ordinary usage is probably the more prevalent, seems also to be at least tolerated by the Church of England when it speaks of " fast or abstinence days," as if fasting and abstinence were synonymous.
This group, which contains the two genera Hymenophyllum and Trichomanes, is characterized by the prevalent " filmy " texture of the leaves.
It is a belief, too, which is increasingly prevalent in modern science.
Mist is commonly prevalent on the east coast; at Berufjdr5r there is mist on no fewer than 212 days in the year.
AntiSemitism is not prevalent in Servia, owing to the smallness of the Jewish communities.
The long prevalent estimation of Priscillian as a heretic and Manichaean rested upon Augustine, Turibius of Astorga, Leo the Great and Orosius, although at the Council of Toledo in 400, fifteen years after Priscillian's death, when his case was reviewed, the most serious charge that could be brought was the error of language involved in rendering a',' ni ros by innascibilis.
The Carboniferous Limestone, laid down in a sea which covered nearly the whole Irish area, appears in the synclinal folds at Cork city and Kenmare, and is the prevalent rock from the north side of the Knockmealdown Mountains to Enniskillen and Donegal Bay.
It may be inferred from native documents that grave disorders were prevalent under this system.
Sex had no effect in softening the prevalent style of oratory, but the government thought it better to take no notice.
Epidemics of influenza and fever have been very prevalent of late years in the central provinces.
Drunkenness is very prevalent in many parts of the island; and it can hardly be said of many of the Malagasy that they are very industrious.
This is especially the case in the lower and moister regions, such as the west coast, where malarial fever is very prevalent and deadly; the most unfavourable factors being humidity with absence of climatic variation (daily or seasonal).
Extensive miniature woods of heaths are found in almost endless variety and covered throughout the greater part of the year with innumerable blossoms in which red is very prevalent.
The climate is hot and humid, and fevers are prevalent in the hot season.
In the papal letters of the end of the 9th and the whole of the 10th century, only two or three insignificant citations of the pseudo-Isidore have been pointed out; the use of the pseudo-Isidorian forged documents did not become prevalent at Rome till about the middle of the 11th century, in consequence of the circulation of the canonical collections in which they figured; but nobody then thought of casting any doubts on the authenticity of those documents.
The earthworms of England belong entirely to the three genera Lumbricus, Allolobophora and Allurus, which are further subdivided by some systematists; and these genera form the prevalent earthworm fauna of the Palaearctic region and are also very numerous in the Nearctic region.
The prevalent colour is yellowdun, with dark brown or black mane, tail and legs; in the wild forms the muzzle is often white and the root of the tail shorthaired; while the head is relatively large and heavy.
Before the process of subinfeudation became prevalent, the most ancient manors were the districts which we call by that name when speaking of the tenants, or "townships" when we regard the inhabitants, or "parishes" as to matters ecclesiastical.
Fever, dysentery and ophthalmia, chiefly due to exposure to heavy dews and cold nights, are prevalent.
He strongly condemned the metayer system, then widely prevalent in France, as "perpetuating poverty and excluding instruction" - as, in fact, the ruin of the country.
The great authority of Lachmann made this opinion the prevalent one, and it still has its champions.
In religion the elector was a follower of Luther, whose doctrines were prevalent among his people.
Conversely, vegetarians may have lower dietary exposures to chemicals which are more prevalent in meat and fish (e.g. arsenic ).
Aubergine, army green, muted coral and cornflower blue are most prevalent with accents of white here and there.
The chinese influence is still prevalent with various Buddha 's and Japanese wood figures positioned around the room.
With such a varying ethnic composition, it is no surprise that a great diversity of religions is prevalent throughout Malaysia.
So have Japan and India, where fluoride occurs naturally and skeletal fluorosis (thickening of bones) is prevalent.
Khayyam's quatrains possess the headiness of the Sufi debates prevalent during his times (1048-1122 ).
Audio-wise, the mono soundtrack had a slight hiss prevalent, but it's not too distracting as a whole.
There are many human diseases associated with disrupted lipid homeostasis but the most prevalent of these is type II diabetes.
Nets also give the user a peaceful night where any biting insects are prevalent.
It thus comes into conflict with the extreme moralism which has so often been prevalent in history.
He pointed out that even in societies which allow polygamy, monogamy is still the most universally prevalent form of marriage.
These are fresh, unaffected accounts, using the predominately slow tempi that seem to have been prevalent in sacred music for this period.
Most rain falls in the summer months with tropical thunderstorms being prevalent.
The issue of the prevalent violence was probably uppermost in people's minds.
The dissection of the extremist viewpoints that are so prevalent now?
The open air turned windrow composting system is currently the most prevalent in the UK.
President Harper more than once stated most categorically that contrary to prevalent beliefs no donor of funds to the university " has ever (1902) by a single word or act indicated his dissatisfaction with the instruction given to students in the university, or with the public expression of opinion made by any officer of the university "; and certainly so far as the public press reveals, no other university of the country has had so many professors who have in various lines, including economics, expressed radical views in public.
Fevers and agues are prevalent owing to bad drainage and the overflowing of the river; and the death-rate is higher than the birth-rate.
In former days this was the prevalent poplar in Britain, and the timber was employed for the purposes to which that of other species is applied, but has been superseded by P. monilifera and its varieties; it probably furnished the poplar wood of the Romans, which, from its lightness and soft tough grain, was in esteem for shield-making; in continental Europe it is still in some request; the bark, in Russia, is used for tanning leather, while in Kamchatka it is sometimes ground up and mixed with meal; the gum secreted by the buds was employed by the old herbalists for various medicinal purposes, but is probably nearly inert; the cotton-like down of the seed has been converted into a kind of vegetable felt, and has also been used in paper-making.
In accordance with the prevalent antithetic view of the alternation of generations in these plants (see PLANTS, REPRODUCTION or), the forms distinguished as sporophyte and gametophyte are not homogenetic; consequently their leaves are not homologous, but are only functionally similar (homoplastic; see infra).
Consumption is very prevalent.
In the more considerable of the elegiac fragments which have survived, he ridicules the doctrine of the migration of souls (xviii.), asserts the claims of wisdom against the prevalent athleticism, which seemed to him to conduce neither to the good government of states nor to their material prosperity (xix), reprobates the introduction of Lydian luxury into Colophon (xx.), and recommends the reasonable enjoyment of social pleasures (xxi.).
In Europe a false impression of the yak is prevalent, owing to the fact that all the specimens imported have belonged either to a small domesticated breed from Darjiling, or to half-breeds; the latter being generally black and white, instead of the uniform Domesticated Yak, Bos (Poephagus) grunniens.
The peculiarity of its flight seems due to the wide and rounded wings it possesses, the steady and ordinarily 1 There is a prevalent belief that many of the eggs sold as "plovers'" are those of rooks, but no notion can be more absurd, since the appearance of the two is wholly unlike.
Most of the pine that formerly grew on the Archean at the northern fringe of the settlements has been cut, but the lumberman is still advancing northwards and approaching the northern limit of the famous Canadian white pine forests, beyond which spruces, tamarack (larch) and poplar are the prevalent trees.
An Irish clergyman named Samuel O'Malley Cluff had adopted views similar to those of Pearsall Smith, who preached a doctrine of sanctification called "Death to Nature" as an antidote to the supposed prevalent Laodiceanism, and when these were repudiated seceded with his followers.
The prevalent theory, universally accepted till a few years ago, was that of Vicomte Emmanuel de Rouge, first propounded to the Academie des Inscriptions in 1859, but unnoticed by the world at large till republished, after de Rouge's death, by his son in 1874.
When plague is prevalent in a locality, the diagnosis is easy in fairly well-marked cases of the bubonic type, but less so in the other varieties.
Indeed, according to a recent account by a close observer of the religious practices prevalent in southern India, fully four-fifths of the people of the Dravidian race, whilst nominally acknowledging the spiritual guidance of the Brahmans, are to this day practically given over to the worship of their nondescript local village deities (grama-devata), usually attended by animal sacrifices frequently involving the slaughter, under revolting circumstances, of thousands of victims. Curiously enough these local deities are nearly all of the female, not the male sex.
Thus within recent years the output of the ChÃ¢teau Lafite was at a minimum in 1903 when only 229 hogsheads (the hogshead of claret = 46 gallons) were produced, into wine, are entirely different from those prevalent in the red wine districts.
In spite of a general tendency to relinquish the inquisitorial method, it is still prevalent in certain countries, notably in France, where the efforts of the prosecution, especially during the preliminary investigations, are directed to extracting a confession from the accused.
Ambrose's intense episcopal consciousness furthered the growing doctrine of the Church and its sacerdotal ministry, while the prevalent asceticism of the day, continuing the Stoic and Ciceronian training of his youth, enabled him to promulgate a lofty standard of Christian ethics.
All of these are sorely lacking in areas where hunger is most prevalent.
Shadow puppetry was prevalent in ancient India, China and Turkey.
The substratum of the soil is partially transition rock, and greywacke in all its various formations is prevalent.
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Dental disease is very common among cats with tartar build-up being the most prevalent disorder.
Such errors are common in proteins where multiple domains are prevalent e.g. extracellular receptor signal transduction proteins.
The issue of the prevalent violence was probably uppermost in people 's minds.
Although single parent adoptions are much more prevalent today than in the past, the road to adoption is by no means an easy street.
It is most prevalent in infants under 4 months, and older SIDS death account for more rare cases.
This phenomenon is most prevalent among online retailers' websites, but also shows up on general sites like Epinions and its subsidiary Shopping.com.
Screen size and a network adapter are secondary concerns, but widescreen is becoming more prevalent and will be compatible with most media out there.
This is the type of Siamese that was most prevalent up through the 1970's.
Read about some of the most prevalent ones right here.
By serving your own homemade cat food recipe made with fish and other ingredients, you can give your cat variety in her diet without worrying about recalls that are prevalent in commercial products.
Diabetes in cats is becoming almost as prevalent as it is in humans.
While Maine Coon cats may come in any color or pattern, the most prevalent is brown tabby.
Although not prevalent in the United States, lungworms may be the cause if a cat has ongoing respiratory problems.These worms can grow up to 10 millimeters long, and they look like hairs.
While most breeders take care to make sure the kittens they produce in their cattery are healthy, you should be aware of any health issues prevalent in each breed and have the kitten checked for these issues by a veterinarian.
This "summer slide" is even more prevalent among low income disadvantaged children, since they are less likely to have access to enrichment activities during the summer months.
If you are making a cocktail where Champagne is the most prevalent ingredient and the other mixers have delicate flavors, it would make sense to use a nicer champagne since its flavor will shine through in the finished product.
For individuals, a lack of savings and a reduced stigma surrounding debt accumulation are more prevalent now than ever before.
American Express cards are certainly not obscure and are prevalent fixtures to American wallets.
Applications are prevalent on campus and online.
Well-established, reliable newspapers are prevalent throughout the country.
If you live on an area where FINA gas stations are prevalent, applying for one of their gas cards may be the answer to adding a bit more convenience to an otherwise hectic life.
Water vapor, the most powerful and prevalent greenhouse gas, is increasing due to global warming.
Because hormones cause excess oil production, acne is most prevalent in women and teens, according to the American Academy of Dermatologists (AAD).
Today, slippery elm trees are less prevalent because many in their natural environment were victims of Dutch elm disease.
Ginkgo biloba is named after the ginkgo tree, a prevalent and historic Asian tree.
It relieves cold hands and feet but also helps to clear the mind and reduce the mental clutter that is so prevalent in menopausal women.
This was very prevalent during the late 1970s and early 1980s when Native America art was spotlighted, especially turquoise jewelry.
Before you begin to design with Art Deco elements, you need to focus on one of the most prevalent elements - color.
A time when demand for French beauty was prevalent, and the plea for high quality cosmetics was extreme.
Don't fall prey, for example, to counterfeit cosmetics, which are just as prevalent as fake handbags.
In the carotenoid category there are beta-carotenes prevalent in carrots, sweet potatoes, and red peppers; lycopene in tomatoes; and lutein in dark green leafy vegetables.
Other repeated but not prevalent ingredients were cocoa powder, creating something closer to a mole sauce, cinnamon, and flour used to make a roux to thicken the sauce.
In order for everything to run smoothly, effective time management should be prevalent among everyone in the organization.
A mental health professional will ask patients how long the anxiety has been present and if the anxiety is specific to one thing or if it is ongoing and prevalent.
Anorexia is mentioned often as a prevalent and hugely problematic eating disorder yet bulimia nervosa is even more common than anorexia.
One reason bulimia is so prevalent is because long-term treatment outcomes are not very effective for individuals who have this disease.
Also because issues like self harm and suicide and depression are prevalent issues, it's important that people dealing with depression receive proper treatment.
Domestic violence and child abuse is a prevalent issue and about 35 percent of these violent acts are done by someone under the influence of alcohol.
Alcohol poisoning is becoming more prevalent.
This drug is considered a huge problem because not only is extremely addictive and damaging, but its use is prevalent in a wide variety of areas throughout the United States.
According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, Clonazepam abuse is a serious problem and is more prevalent among patients seeking psychiatric help than it is among members of the general population.
Velvet is a warm and comfortable fabric that is very prevalent during the holidays and your daughter should be able to find a velvet ensemble in red, green, silver, gold, black, and even blue or purple.
The length of the dresses has varied over the years, and you're now more likely to see sleeveless dresses rather than the cap sleeves that were always so dominant, but this basic style is still the most prevalent in shops.
The Review poses numerous questions about a school's social scene and campus life, including how many hours students spend studying, how prevalent alcohol and drug use on campus are, and the popularity of fraternities and sororities.
Because diagnosis is not typically made until adult worms have become prevalent, treatment usually involves hospitalization.
Though this disease can affect any dog breed anywhere in the country, it is more prevalent in warmer climates where pest populations are higher.
Mills are much more prevalent than they were 20 years ago.
Since heartworms are carried through mosquitoes, many people mistakenly believe that preventative medication should only be given during the time of year in which these pests are prevalent.
Although once prevalent in the South and Western parts of the country, it has spread throughout the United States.
Affenpinscers were originally bred to kill the rodents that were so prevalent in the homes of the 1600s.
Japanese beetle control is important to many gardeners living along the eastern and southeastern portion of the United States where beetles are prevalent.
Therefore, tabs for her music aren't as prevalent.
However, there are chords that are more prevalent in certain kinds of Brazilian music.
Hippie style, which started in the Sixties, was still very prevalent.
Bow ties were fashionable, but so were knit ties, which was a vast difference from the silk that had been so prevalent.
V-neck dress shirts for men may not be as prevalent a style in the U.S. as they are in European male fashion circles, but this is still a chic option for the man who likes modern, elegant designs.
The cotton used is completely organic, grown without the use of the plethora of pesticides and chemical fertilizers that is prevalent in the cotton industry.
Styles have evolved and women today can find everything from conservative sailor dresses to fun, flirty designs that incorporate one or more of the well-known features prevalent in nautical pieces.
Lower income adults had higher incidents of the majority of these health issues, with the exception of cancer, which was more prevalent among higher income seniors.
The most prevalent reason an older person receives a geriatric care assessment is for dementia or Alzheimer's, but other health conditions may also indicate the need for geriatric care.
A geriatric care doctor received special training in the diseases and conditions that are prevalent as we get older.
The university notes that snoring is more prevalent in males and people who are overweight.
Theses side effects are most prevalent in older adults, however.
Titanium has just become prevalent in some styles.
The most prevalent color of the moment seems to be red.
So don't expect the intricacies of politics and conspiracy theories that were as prevalent in games like Half Life 2, because Doom solely depends on the action and nightmarish atmosphere to keep you interested.
Seeing how it is consistently rated as one of the most addictive puzzle games of all time and one of the top video games that never get old, it should really come as little surprise that Tetris is so prevalent, even to this day.
The sounds, while not that prevalent or that interesting, fit the game well.
These flavenoids, which are most prevalent in dry red wines, may inhibit tumor development in pancreatic cancer, other cancers and Alzheimer's disease.
Now that they are much more prevalent in the marketplace, a burning question in many people's minds is how to get the most out of a music phone.
This has become an increasingly prevalent concern as more and more people abandon their landlines in favor of using mobile phones as their primary phones.