How to use Prior-to in a sentence
While the last words, "sleeping, just sleeping," said prior to the interruption by Grasso seemed to denote failure, the earlier recorded observations suggest otherwise.
Jackson had not allowed himself to reflect on his relationship with Elisabeth prior to learning her secret, but now he let the memories rush in and in doing so, found some peace.
There is record of a club in Haddington in 1709, of Tom Bicket's green in Kilmarnock in 1740, of greens in Candleriggs and Gallowgate, Glasgow, and of one in Lanark in 1750, of greens in the grounds of Heriot's hospital, Edinburgh, prior to 1768, and of one in Peebles in 1775.
It dates, doubtless, from a time prior to Roman supremacy.
Lodge had previously described in 1897 a syntonic system of electric wave telegraphy, but it had not been publicly seen in operation prior to the exhibitions of Marconi and Slaby.'Advertisement
All the members of the suppressed communities received full exercise of all the ordinary political and civil rights of laymen; and annuities were granted to all those who had taken permanent religious vows prior to the 18th of January 1864.
Except such as are of coral formation, the Antilles are hilly, not to say mountainous, their summits rising in places to an elevation of 8000 ft., and nearly all, prior to their occupation by Europeans, were covered with luxuriant forest, which, assisting in the collection and condensation of the clouds brought by the trade winds, ensured its own vitality by precipitating frequent and long-continued rains; upon the fertile soil.
This act further defines the duties and powers of the inspectors of the Board of Trade, and also authorizes the Board to dispense with the notice which the previous act requires to be given prior to the opening of a railway.
His boyhood was spent with a grandmother in Middletown, Connecticut; and prior to his entering college he had read widely in English literature and history, had surpassed most boys in the extent of his Greek and Latin work, and had studied several modern languages.
This again simply means that the Mosaism of Ezra or Nehemiah must have differed essentially from the priestly teaching prior to their arrival.Advertisement
Jews made their way to America early in the 16th century, settling in Brazil prior to the Dutch occupation.
Here we must distinguish between the Lancelot proper and the LancelotGuenevere versions; so far as the latter are concerned, we cannot get behind the version of Chretien, - nowhere, prior to the composition of the Chevalier de la Charrette is there any evidence of the existence of such a story.
These northern "megara" are all of late date, none being prior to Minoan III.
Gondolas are mentioned as far back as 1094, and, prior to a sumptuary edict passed by the great council in the 16th century, making black their compulsory colour, they were very different in appearance from now.
Much the same had been the ultimate outcome of the spasmodic attempt of the British government to bring about the introduction of cotton to new districts, after it had been pressed to take some action a few years prior to the formation of the Cotton Supply Association.Advertisement
Even prior to the discovery of petroleum in commercial quantities, a number of chemists had made determinations of the chemical composition of several different varieties, and these investigations, supplemented by those of a later date, show that petroleum consists of about 84% by weight of carbon with 12% of hydrogen, and varying proportions of sulphur, nitrogen and oxygen.
It is thus seen that the ordinary plane representation of the structure of compounds possesses a higher significance than could have been suggested prior to crystallographical researches.
In Rienzi Wagner would already have been Meyerbeer's rival, but that his sincerity, and his initial lack of that musical savoir faire which is prior to the individual handling of ideas, put him at a disadvantage.
The preface to the prose life of Cuthbert proves that he had stayed at Lindisfarne prior to 721, while the Epistle to Egbert shows that he had visited him at York in 733.
But it tends to minimize the importance of the distinction of that which is prior to individual experience and that which results therefrom.Advertisement
Each soul prior to its entering into this world consists of male and female united into one being.
There was nothing in their general position to make them in- 'hospitable to ethical conceptions of the future life, as is shown by the fact that so soon as the Egyptian-Greek idea of immortality made itself felt in Jewish circles it was adopted by the author of the Wisdom of Solomon; but prior to the 1st century B.C. it does not appear in the Wisdom literature, and the nationalistic dogma of resurrection is not mentioned in it at all.
A clause in the constitution of 1864 provided for the reconvening of the convention in certain circumstances, but this clause referred only to necessities prior to the establishment of a government, and had therefore determined.
The writers mentioned above are the most important previous to the capture of Constantinople; but there is little literature of real merit prior to that event.
The general scheme of oceanic circulation was made out prior to 1910.Advertisement
Now commenced a series of celebrated river passages, which had to be effected prior to the further invasion of France.
It dates from the 13th century, occupying the site of the earlier stronghold in which was kept the Stone of Destiny prior to its removal to Scone in 843.
Shortly after the battle of Killiecrankie (1689), the Cameronian regiment, enrolled in the same year (afterwards the 26th Foot), was despatched to hold Dunkeld prior to another invasion of the Highlands.
These works, and Forts Chaudanne and Bregille overlooking the Doubs at the bend, were constructed prior to 1870.
It is of great interest to the historical student, for it exhibits the influence of Greek science upon Indian mathematics at a period prior to Aryabhatta.Advertisement
The acknowledged and admitted grievances, of which your Majesty's subjects complained prior to 1895, not only are not redressed, but exist to-day in an aggravated form.
Being a component of bronze, it was used as a metal thousands of years prior to the dawn of history; but it does not follow that prehistoric bronzes were made from metallic tin.
At a very early period - prior to 3000 B.C. - Nippur had become the centre of a political district of considerable extent, and it is to this early period that the designation of En-lil as Bel or "the lord" reverts.
At the end of the stroke, when his platform comes opposite to a corresponding platform on the other rod, he steps over on to the latter during the instant of rest prior to the reversal of the stroke, descends with the second rod on this down stroke, steps again at the proper time to a platform of the first rod and so on to the bottom.
By the last pass, which was apparently unknown to Alexander, Darius crossed the mountains prior to the battle of Issus.Advertisement
He was responsible, especially, for the great operation known as the opening of the Grand Livre (August 2 4), which was designed to consolidate the public debt by cancelling the stock issued under various conditions prior to the Revolution, and issuing new stock of a uniform character, so that all fund-holders should hold stock of the revolutionary government and thus be interested in its stability.
Very little was known about the contents of this book prior to this discovery.
While the tendril is thus diverted from its original direct course, the axillary bud of the leaf opposite the tendril begins a new podium, by lengthening into a shoot which assumes the direction the tendril had prior to its deflexion.
At some period unknown, prior to the 6th century, the Etrurians became a conquering people and extended their power not only northwards over, probably, Mantua, Felsina, Melpum and perhaps Hadria and Ravenna (Etruria Circumpadana), but also southwards into Latium and Campania.
Hommel, maintaining that their kingdom existed prior to that of Saba, probably from about 1500 B.C. or earlier until the Sabaeans came from their home in the north and conquered them in the 9th century.Advertisement
The first is quite free from Nestorian influence, dates from some remote period, perhaps prior to 431, and is certainly the most ancient of those now in use in Christendom; the other two, though early, are undoubtedly of later date.
The events prior to the exodus are relegated by Ewald to a preliminary chapter of primitive history; and the events of the apostolic and postapostolic age are treated as a kind of appendix.
But a decline of its importance, similar to that within the larger sphere which it influenced prior to 1859, has continued uninterruptedly within the Habsburg dominions up to the present day.
Oppressed by the weight of his crimes, he summoned the unyielding prior to shrive his soul.
A similar form was used by the ancient Egyptians long prior to the Jewish use.Advertisement
In the case of the military classand prior to the Restoration of 1867 the term military class was synonymous with educated class this spirit of stoicism was built up by precept on a solid basis of heredity.
Defoe declared that Lord Annesley was preparing the army in Ireland to join a Jacobite rebellion, and was indicted for libel; and prior to his trial (1715) he published an apologia entitled An Appeal to Honour and Justice, in which he defended his political conduct.
Moreover, heresies are not to be confounded with tentative and faulty hypotheses broached in a period prior to the scrutiny of a topic of Christian doctrine, and before that scrutiny has led the general mind to an assured conclusion.
Arabia (whence the Israelites may have come) and in Canaan prior to the great extension of Babylonian influence.
In the cult and ritual of Rome there are enshrined many survivals from a very early form of religious thought prior to the development of the characteristic Roman attitude of mind.Advertisement
Recent discoveries have made it practically certain that there existed, prior to the extant romances, a collection of short episodic poems, devoted to the glorification of Arthur's famous nephew and his immediate kin (his brother Ghaeris, or Gareth, and his son Guinglain), the authorship of which was attributed to a Welshman, Bleheris; fragments of this collection have been preserved to us alike in the first continuation of Chretien de Troyes Perceval, due to Wauchier de Denain, and in our vernacular Gawain poems. Among these "Bleheris" poems was one dealing with Gawain's adventures at the Grail castle,where the Grail is represented as non-Christian, and present s features strongly reminiscent of the ancient Nature mysteries.
The Alaska gold was derived almost wholly from the large low-grade quartz mines of Douglas Island prior to 1899, but in that year an important district was discovered at Cape Nome, on the north-western coast.
His reconstruction of the creed of Aphraates is interesting in relation to the other traces of a Syriac creed form existing prior to the 4th century.
If, then, the art of writing was unknown in Greece before, let us say, the 6th century B.C., it would be useless to expect that any events of Grecian history prior to about the 7th century B.C. could have been transmitted to posterity with any degree of historical accuracy.
In view of the fact that the First and Third British Armies were faced with strong positions in the Canal du Nord and the Scheldt canal, which it was advisable to carry prior to the general attack on the Hindenburg line behind the latter obstacle, it was decided that these two armies should open their operations a day earlier than the Fourth Army, so as to draw off the German reserves from the front of that army, which had to deliver the main attack and was faced with the most formidable defences.
It is necessary to know the volume of the tube above the second level; this may most efficiently be determined by calibrating the tube prior to its use.
Queen Edith's crown had a plain circlet with, so far as can be determined, four crosses of pearls or gems on it, and a large cross patee rising from it in front, and arches of jewels or pearls terminating in a large pearl at the top. A valuation of these ancient crowns was made at the time of the Commonwealth prior to their destruction.
Ameghino argues that this creature is still living, while Dr Moreno advances the theory that the animal has been extinct for a long period, and that it was domesticated by a people of great antiquity, who dwelt there prior to the Indians.
His Scythian travels are thought to have taken place prior to 450 B.C.
The difficulty stated in the foregoing quotation, although now mainly of historic importance, exerted great influence upon the development of the American census prior to 1900.
Yet as Barrow held that a church could exist prior to its ministry, this settles nothing.
The poor law of the state defines the town poor as those who have gained a settlement in some town or city, by residing there for one year prior to their application for public relief and who are unable to maintain themselves; the county poor as the poor who have not resided in any one town or city for one year before their application for public relief, but have been in some one county for sixty days; and the state poor as all other poor persons within the state.
Under the law prior to the act of 1889 (a) an agreement to refer disputes generally, without naming the arbitrators, was always irrevocable, and an action lay for the breach of it, although the court could not compel either of the parties to proceed under it; (b) an agreement to refer to a particular arbitrator was revocable, and if one of the parties revoked that particular arbitrator's authority he could not be compelled to submit to it; (c) when, however, the parties had got their tribunal fixed, and were proceeding to carry out the agreement to refer, the act 9 and io Will.
They were taught the creed and the Lord's Prayer, examined therein, and exorcized prior to baptism.
For several years prior to 1902 Harrisburg suffered much from impure water, a bad sewerage system, and poorly paved and dirty streets.
The Regular Canons later gave this title of prior to the heads of their houses, as did also the Carthusians and the Dominicans.
In a few days, or at most a fortnight, after a rainfall numberless specimens of these sizes were found swimming about, " and as not a single one was to be found in the water-pools prior to the rain, these must have been developed from the egg."
But if the evidence available points to the time of Hadrian as the period at which the Hebrew text assumed its present form, it is even more certain that prior to that date the various MSS.
In recent times therefore advance in the understanding of the prophets has moved on pari passu with the higher criticism, especially the criticism of the Pentateuch, and with the general study of Hebrew history; and most works on the subject prior to Ewald must be regarded as quite antiquated except for the light they cast on detailed points of exegesis.
There is no evidence of any settlement on the site of the present town prior to about 1092, when Bernard Newmarch, after defeating Bleddin ab Maenarch, built here a castle which he made his residence and the chief stronghold of his new lordship. For this purpose he utilized what remained of the materials of the Roman fort, 3 m.
It is a not uncommon theory that the fairies survive in legend from prehistoric memories of a pigmy people dwelling in the subterranean earth-houses, but the contents of these do not indicate an age prior to the close of the Roman occupation of Britain; nor are pigmy bones common in neolithic sepulchres.
Originally franchises varied much in different states, but for many years prior to 1890 what was practically manhood suffrage prevailed in nearly all of.
In 1679 the Covenanters published their "Declaration and Testimony" at Rutherglen prior to the battles of Drumclog and Bothwell Brig (1679).
If he did, then the Rhetoric to Alexander in 34 0 was at least four years prior to the Rhetoric, which was as late as 33 6.
He afterwards returned to Oxford, where he publicly taught mathematics, as he had done prior to his going to Cambridge.
The political history of Alabama may be divided into three periods, that prior to 1860, the years from 1860 to 1876, and the period from 1876 onwards.
In the introduction to his work a résumé is given of the history of Hindostan prior to the times of the Mahommedan conquest, and also of the victorious progress of the Arabs through the East.
Missionary effort was particularly fruitful in Hilo, where Titus Coan (1801-1882), sent out in 1835 by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, worked in repeated revivals, induced most of his church members to give up tobacco even, and received prior to 1880 more than 12,000 members into a church which became self-supporting and sent missions to the Gilbert Islands and the Marquesas.
That valley prior to the Gurkha domination (1768) was under three native dynasties (at Bhatgaon, Patan and Katmandu), and these struck silver mohurs, as they were called, of the nominal value of half a rupee.
It is practically certain, however, that the cavity must date from an Early Minoan period prior to that of the great palace.
Wild animals, especially bears, are numerous, but prior to 1896 the fish and game had been almost exterminated by indiscriminate slaughter.
It is somewhat curious that although many of the products of China were known and used in Europe at much earlier times, no reference to tea has yet been traced in European literature prior to 1588.
In Egypt, prior to the British occupation in 1883, no attempt had been made to take the water off the land.
The nerve cell just prior to sleep is still well capable of response to stimuli, although perhaps the threshold-value of the stimulus has become rather high, whereas after entrance upon sleep and continuance of sleep for several hours, and more, when all spur to the dissimilation process has been long withheld, the threshold-value of the sensory stimulus becomes enormously higher than before.
Professor Schafer recommended the use of atropine prior to the administration of a general anaesthetic, in cases where the action of the vagus nerve upon the heart is to be dreaded; and there is little doubt of the value of this precaution, which has no attendant disadvantages, in all such cases.
At the same time, these additions must for the most part be prior to D, since many of them are included in Deut.
In Sirogonium there is cell-division in the parent-cell prior to conjugation; and as two segments are cut off in the case of the active gamete, and only one in the case of the passive gamete, there is a corresponding difference of size, marking another step in the sexual differentiation.
In Batrachospermum filaments arise from the carpogonium on all sides; in Chantransia and Scinaia on one side only; in Helminthora the filaments are enclosed in a dense mucilage; in Nemalion, prior to the formation of the filaments, a sterile segment is cut off below.
Considering, however, that it is generally believed that Bryophyta and vascular plants are descended from an algal ancestry, it is natural to suppose that, prior to the luxuriant vegetable growths of the Carboniferous period, there must have existed an age of algae.
The most important industry was the wholesale slaughtering and packing of meats, which yielded 22.9% of the total manufactured product of the state in 1900, and 22.5% of the total in 1 The statistics for years prior to 1900 are taken from reports of the U.S. Census, those for years after 1900 from the Year Books of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
It is no longer the law of Moses or that of the prophetic revelation - it is the standard of rightdoing resident in every man's mind, the creation of wise reflection; such a conception lies outside the point of view that forms the very substance of Hebrew thought in the period prior to the 5th century.
Philosophy alone sees God revealing Himself in the ideal organism of thought as it were a possible deity prior to the world and to any relation between God and actuality; in the natural world, as a series of materialized forces and forms of life; and in the spiritual world as the human soul, the legal and moral order of society, and the creations of art, religion and philosophy.
It is not figured on Egyptian monuments, nor was any mention made of it by Eastern travellers in Africa or Asia prior to the 16th century.
After the fall of the central power, the scattered Hunnish settlers, like so many before them, became rapidly Hinduized, and are probably the ancestors of some of the most famous Rajput clans.4 The last native monarch, prior to the Mahommedan conquest,' to establish and maintain paramount power in the north was Harsha, or Harshavardhana (also known as Siladitya), for whose reign (606-648) full and trustworthy materials exist in the book of travels written by the Chinese pilgrim Hstian Tsang and the Harsha-charita (Deeds of Harsha) composed by Bana, a Brahman who lived at the royal court.
The production increased from about 6000 tons in 1855 to 300,000 tons in 1893, and for many years prior to 1887 it was a more important crop than hemp, but since the American occupation the crop has been smaller.
For several years prior to 1891, coffee, grown principally in the provinces of Cavite, Batangas and Lepanto-Bontoc, Luzon, was nearly as important a crop as tobacco, but between 1891 and 1898 most of the coffee plantations were destroyed by insects and disease.
The Kirghiz in 1903 declared that its surface had been rising steadily during the preceding ten years, though prior to that it was dropping.
While the political movement represented by Khammurabi may have been proceeding for some time prior to the appearance of the great conqueror, the period of c. 2250 B.C., when the union of the Euphratean states was effected by Khammurabi, marks the beginning of a new epoch in the religion as well as in the political history of the Euphrates valley.
The conceptual logic has made the mistake of making ideation a stage in thought prior to judgment.
Among these are the supposed traces of 2nd-century Gnosticism and " hierarchical " ideas of organization; but especially the argument from the relation of the Roman state to the Christians, which Ramsay has reversed and turned into proof of an origin prior to Pliny's correspondence with Trajan on the subject.
As political writers imagined a patriarchal innocence prior to codes of law, so men of letters sought in popular unwritten poetry the freshness and simplicity which were wanting in the prevailing styles.
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.
Indeed, even prior to the definite establishment of the caste-system, the mingling of the lower race with the upper classes, especially with the aristocratic landowners and still more so with the yeomanry, had probably been going on to such an extent as to have resulted in two fairly well-defined intermediate types of colour between the priestly order and the servile race and to have facilitated the ultimate division into four" colours "(varna).
If it were possible to sterilize the must prior to pitching with pure yeast no doubt better results might be obtained, but this appears to be out of the question inasmuch as the heating of the must which sterilization involves is not a practicable operation.
In some countries, particularly in Italy, Spain and Portugal, it has been and still is a common practice to add a small quantity of gypsum to the fermenting must or to dust it over the grapes prior to pressing.
The vintage date, therefore, which is borne by " vintage champagne," refers rather to the date of vintage prior to bottling than to the age of the wine, although the main bulk of the wine of a certain " vintage " will actually have been made in the year indicated.
During the years prior to the Great Rebellion, however, in spite of the preaching and writings of Vicar Prichard, Wroth and others, the vast mass of Welshmen of all classes remained friendly to the High Church policy of Laud and staunch supporters of the king's prerogative.
It was occupied by the marquess of Montrose prior to the battle of Tippermuir in 1644, stormed by the Cromwellians in 1653, and garrisoned on behalf of James II.
The last ilnportant dynasty in Persia prior to the Mongol invasion was that of the Saigharids in Fars, founded by the descendants of a Turkish general Salaghar, who had formerly been a Turkoman leader and ultimately became chamberlain to Toghrul Beg.
In 1601 the war with the Ottoman Empire, which had been partially renewed prior to the death of Sultan Murad in 1595, with little success on the Turkish side, was now entered upon by Abbas with more vigour.
The tubers introduced under the auspices of Raleigh were thus imported a few years later than those mentioned by Clusius in 1588, which must have been in cultivation in Italy and Spain for some years prior to that time.
Scaliger undoubtedly shows that Scioppius committed more blunders than he corrected, that his book literally bristles with pure lies and baseless calumnies; but he does not succeed in adducing a single proof either of his father's descent from the La Scala family, or of any single event narrated by Julius as happening to himself or any member of this family prior to his arrival at Agen.
Such a theory, however, is excluded by the existence of even greater differences of style and matter, so that the main problem to be decided is whether Ezekiel is prior to H or vice versa.
Here Trendelenburg finds the dividing line between philosophical systems. On the one side stand those which acknowledge none but efficient causes - which make force prior to thought, and explain the universe, as it were, a tergo.
For a number of years prior to 1893 Michigan was the leading salt-producing state, and, though her output was subsequently (except in 1901) exceeded by that of New York, it continued to increase up to 1905, when it was 9,492,173 barrels; in 1907, the product was 10,786,630 barrels.
The exemption does not extend to a sale for unpaid taxes, for labour done on the homestead, materials furnished to it, or for a debt contracted in the purchase thereof, or prior to the recording of the notice.
The individual is prior to the universal, he says, not only "for us," but also in itself, and universals are abstractions which have merely a subjective existence in the intelligence which abstracts them.
Meanwhile Sir John Shaw - to whom and to whose descendants, the Shaw-Stewarts, the town has always been indebted - by charter (dated 1741 and 1751) had empowered the householders to elect a council of nine members, which proved to be the most liberal constitution of any Scots burgh prior to the Reform Act of 1832, when Greenock was raised to the status of a parliamentary burgh with the right to return one member to parliament.
No mention of the cycloid has been found in writings prior to the 15th century.
The chief weaknesses in the colonial administration of the territory, particularly prior to 1900 - but only to a slightly less extent since - have been decentralization and a lax civil service.
We get a higher idea of the man from the accounts which his disciples have given us of Ingulphus, abbot of Crowland, who wrote in the reign of William the Conqueror, the bishoprics in England had been, for many years prior to the Norman Conquest, royal donatives conferred by delivery of the ring and of the pastoral staff.
The connexions with the Pauline epistles are conclusive for a date later than the death of James; those with Clement and Hermas are perhaps sufficient to date it as prior to the former, and suggest Rome as the place of origin.
His movements immediately prior to the attempt were certainly suspicious.
This Logos is not one above the world or prior to it, but in the world and inseparable from it.
The right of suffrage is conferred by the constitution upon all white male citizens twenty-one years of age and over who have resided in the state during the six months immediately preceding the election, and upon every white male of the required age who has been a resident of the state for six months, and who, one year before the election, has declared his intention of becoming a citizen and who has resided in the United States for one year and in the state for six months prior to the election.
It is clear from these facts that, prior to Murdoch's experiments, it was known that illuminating gas could be obtained by the destructive distillation of coal, but the experiments which he began at Redruth in 1792, and which culminated in the lighting of Messrs Boulton, Watt & Co.'s engine works at Soho, near Birmingham, in 1802, undoubtedly demonstrated the practical possibility of making the gas on a large scale, and burning it in such a way as to make coal-gas the most important of the artificial illuminants.
This canon teacheth so evidently how fasting was used in the primitive church as by words it cannot be more plainly expressed " (Of Good Works; and first, of Fasting.) 2 As indeed they are, etymologically; but, prior to the Reformation, a conventional distinction between abstinentia and jejunium naturale had long been recognized.
Attacks were made on properties held by Unitarians, but created prior to 181 3.
It has been suggested that the Sphenophyllales may have sprung from a-very old stock which existed prior to the divergence of the latter groups.
He must be an essential unity prior to this duality, a Being wholly without difference or determination; and, accordingly, the highest mode of human existence, in which the soul apprehends this absolute, must be one in which all definite thought is transcended, and all consciousness of self lost in the absorbing ecstasy.
Consciousness itself involves the union of the antithetic elements, and prior to moral action nature is found organized and reason manifested or symbolized therein.
The ultimate aim of the department's policy in the matter of agricultural instruction is, as defined by itself, to place within the reach of a large number of young men and young women the means of obtaining in their own country a good technical knowledge of all subjects relating to agriculture, an object which prior to the establishment of the department was for all practical purposes unattainable.
Had we contemporary accounts of the position of the druid in Ireland prior to the introduction of Christianity, it may be doubted if any serious difference would be discovered.
The principal weapons of the Irish soldiers were a lance, a sword and a shield; though prior to the Anglo-Norman invasion they had adopted the battle-axe from the Scandinavians.
According to all modern views of creation, the creative mind is prior to the universe which it created.
As throwing light upon the situation prior to the Maccabaean revolt this section of the book is of especial value.
It is, however, safe to say that the book must have been written later than 2 Macc., and (in view of the acceptance it met with in the Christian Church) prior to the destruction of Jerusalem.
Although this diversion of the stream may be an artificial development of a natural channel, and undoubtedly dates from a period long prior to recent Persian occupation, it appears that the later arrangements have been more maturely and better organized than those carried on by the predecessors of the amir of Kaian.
An invasion of Jagatais and the irruption of Timur are salient points in the history of Seistan prior to the Sefavid conquest (1508).
Notwithstanding this fact, the advancement of apiculture and the continuous development of the modern frame-hive and methods of working have proceeded with such rapidity, both in England and in America, that hives and appliances used prior to 1885 are now obsolete.
He also shows that literature affords no trace of the horse as indigenous to Arabia prior to about the beginning of the 5th century A.D., although references abound in the pre-Islamitic poetry.
The word parabola was used by Archimedes, who was prior to Apollonius; but this may be an interpolation.
Indications of the existence of allied forms of sacred Christian art prior to this period are not wholly wanting.
With regard to the symbol of the cross, its public use dates from the time of Constantine, though, according to many Christian archaeologists it had, prior to that date, a very important place in the so-called "disciplina arcani."
A member of this house, Thomas White, whilst mayor of Tenby, did signal service to the Lancastrian cause in 1471 by harbouring Jasper Tudor, earl of Pembroke, and his nephew Henry Tudor, earl of Richmond (afterwards King Henry VII.), prior to their escape to France.
The Sumerians and Accadians, the non-Semitic inhabitants of the Euphrates valley prior to the Babylonians, described the stars collectively as a " heavenly flock "; the sun was the " old sheep "; the seven planets were the " old-sheep stars "; the whole of the stars had certain " shepherds, " and Sibzianna (which, according to Sayce and Bosanquet, is the modern Arcturus, the brightest star in the northern sky) was the " star of the shepherds of the heavenly herds."
His course completed at Issy, he entered the college of St Sulpice in order to take his degree in philology prior to entering the church; and here he began the study of Hebrew.
The versions are the two Latin, a Syriac, and an Arabic. The Latin one in the Vulgate belongs to a time prior to Jerome, and is tolerably literal.
Instead, she pushed open a door leading to a small balcony overlooking what would've been a large garden, prior to the vamps arrival.
She'd never even seen Damian prior to the Schism, when the Guardians exiled to the mortal world were a small band struggling to stay alive.
You are obliged to disclose all material facts to your current or any future insurer prior to renewal.
It depicts the Hindu Raja of Jammu performing ritual ablutions prior to worship.
The graft is also flushed from above to make sure there is no clot prior to completing the anastomosis.
The written notices signed by the appellants prior to the hearing were therefore not accepted.
The Authority intends in future to invite applicants to enter into an obligation prior to consent for new housing being decided.
However, septic arthritis should be excluded prior to steroid injection.
Administration during a migraine aura prior to other symptoms occurring may not prevent the development of a headache.
Remember also to allow time for your marriage banns to be posted in your local church or Town Hall prior to your wedding day.
Linford Christie sporting the now legendary Puma contact lenses prior to his Olympic bid - the ultimate in cool sportswear items.
I met an American birder, a day visitor, who was spending a few days in NZ prior to heading home.
The woman was photographed in " Afro Tings " in George Street, Luton having the elaborate braiding done prior to her escape.
A £ 150 refundable deposit is required 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the holiday to cover possible breakages.
Co-ordinators must ensure that pupils receive a thorough briefing prior to commencing their placement.
Environmental concern prior to the mid 19th century is reflected in local authority bylaws relating to public health, nuisances and buildings.
Please note we do operate a 100% cancelation fee on all treatments canceled less than 24 hours prior to appointment time.
Only in the Ukraine - prior to 2002 - has dual candidacy been banned.
The number of episodes of acute vulvovaginal candidiasis experienced during the year prior to inclusion was 6.3, SD 1.9.
In which case for the marriage to be valid a civil ceremony is required prior to the religious ceremony.
A baseline INR should be checked prior to starting chemoprophylaxis, and re-checked after 1 week of taking chemoprophylaxis.
A wooden clapper that was sounded by the prior to summon the monks to eat, wash or attend a meeting.
Processes and fuels used to produce cement clinker are characterized prior to a summary of regional trends in cement production.
The balance is to be paid 4 weeks prior to holiday commencement.
Shelving in the OM stand concourse would not be completed prior to the end of the season.
Any upgrades booked or wait listed prior to December 1, 2004 will not have to pay the co-payment.
More space is required for the purposes of assessing casualty prior to release, e.g. an enclosed corridor.
Wheatears were flying around as well, prior to emigration and the Mute Swan couple were accompanied by nine dirty gray cygnets.
Equipment must be fully decontaminated prior to maintenance work.
To minimize the trash collected, the plants are sometimes sprayed with a chemical defoliant causing the leaves to drop prior to picking.
Despite his untimely demise, 2Pac has continued to release a steady stream of the material recorded prior to his death.
Full payment is requested 8 weeks prior to holiday commencement together with a returnable £ 100 breakages deposit.
However, Article 15 provides certain derogations where permanent resident status can be acquired prior to the four year period.
The main contractor joins the project team, working closely with the design team, prior to construction during the design team, prior to construction during the design phase.
With a full squad to choose from, the coaching team were faced with a selection dilemma prior to kick off.
The work recalls holidays as they used to be for many, prior to jet travel and increased disposable incomes.
Patterns of giving Amount donated The size of charitable donations in the year prior to the survey ranged from £ 2 to £ 70,000.
Project manager circulated first draft of final report to partners prior to the meeting.
We are offering an early bird booking discount of £ 100 if you book prior to 10 July 2006.
I had never observed a total solar eclipse prior to August 11, 1999.
The use of a loading dose of clopidogrel in non-ST segment elevation ACS patients prior to angiography prolongs their bleeding time.
Individuals with atopic eczema or severe dry skin will benefit from having a bath prior to using an emollient.
In the ten years prior to moving to the Department of engineering, he worked for an engineering consultancy.
But the build up of 39 tournaments prior to the main event should be equally enthralling.
The abolition of special ex-dividend trading The " special ex-dividend " period is the period of 21 calendar days prior to the ex-dividend date.
The catheter was forcibly expelled just prior to her son's birth causing permanent damage to the Claimant's urethra.
Room hire cancelations received within 30 days prior to the event will incur full room hire fee.
It was further extended prior to the mid 19th century and the existing fenestration 's altered.
The burden of his argument is that there were small but significant variations in marital fertility prior to the fertility decline of the 1880s.
Also went for physical therapy for many years prior to actual diagnosis - thought to have fibromyalgia.
They are always hand delivered by the florist a couple of hours prior to the funeral.
Records of prehistoric tsunamis for the Pacific West Coast of Canada and USA prior to 1700 AD are extremely fragmentary.
Councilor McMenamin contended that the statistics had been compiled prior to the opening of the newly furbished Fitness Suite.
Nor will it from the blatant handball from Drogba prior to putting the ball into the net in the second half.
Even prior to its Victorian heyday, Dundee was a town of considerable importance.
Belief in the Bible's historicity prior to this time is based mostly on faith.
The patient should be well hydrated prior to the study.
Some enzymatic hydrolysis of the drug may occur in the gastrointestinal tract prior to its absorption.
There will be a special commemorative dinner next month prior to the Stoke game, at which all living inductees will be in attendance.
The mare should be vaccinated against tetanus and equine influenza 4 weeks prior to foaling.
The jointly instructed psychologist had not received a transcript of the judge's findings prior to preparing her report.
We could have measured students ' stated intention to continue on to college one year prior to graduation.
Diploma students undertake a shorter investigation prior to writing a shorter dissertation.
A renewal invoice is issued each year several weeks prior to the renewal date.
If the order exceeds 2 kilos I will contact you by email with available postal quotes prior to dispatch.
Following maternity leave, your legal right is to return to the job which you held prior to your maternity leave.
The old lino has been removed prior to laying a new carpet.
Webb's next solo LP, Twilight Of The Renegades will be released prior to these two exclusive London shows.
The patients at risk of tumor lysis syndrome are those with high tumor burden prior to treatment.
Applications include the measurement of induced and remanent magnetism and use in site surveys prior to the installation of MRI equipment.
The work is conceived through drawing and small maquettes prior to the final plaster from which the bronze is made.
Just prior to his visit, I had acquired a Wild inverted plankton microscope with phase.
It existed prior to the most recent rise of biblical minimalism in the 1970's.
All potting soil should be thoroughly moistened prior to filling your containers.
One last tip to consider prior to throwing the party is finding out where an expectant mom is registered.
Weapon No 312 Bayonet Triangular Common Socket - Prior to 1814 A pattern bayonet used on British smooth bore muskets prior to 1814.
In fact, I now wrap the body with a cotton muslin scarf prior to putting it away in the case.
It is recommended that the client has had at least two weeks of oral naltrexone prior to considering an implant.
The teasels were used to raise the nap of the fabric prior to shearing.
He had had mild symptoms of bladder outflow obstruction for one year prior to presentation.
The system would then be deployed in low earth orbit prior to being towed to geostationary orbit.
He was intern in surgery at the University of Bristol prior to completing a PhD on canine osteoarthritis at Bristol Royal Infirmary.
Folic acid This is the only over-the-counter medicine that is really important to take, both prior to and during pregnancy.
He had also, prior to his visit, arranged for the dispatch of much needed food parcels.
The first relates to the proposal to extend the maximum period of detention prior to charge to three months.
His writings prior to 1960 are in the tradition of existential phenomenology.
G4 Pond Sealer A moisture curing single part polyurethane varnish ideal for sealing damp porous surfaces prior to using release agent.
Ensure that all equipment which is battery powered is charged prior to 6am.
New leases are likely also to contain conditions precedent that must be met prior to assignment.
Metron can also conduct application trials to verify performance predictions for new applications and the impact on existing systems prior to implementation.
Bone sampling must be carried out immediately prior to closing the bone container.
This meeting was also prior to the bombing of the Cubana airliner on October 6, 1976.
Prospective purchasers are advised to obtain legal advice prior to purchasing any property.
Any marks released prior to the meeting of the Responsible Board must be declared as provisional.
All inpatient referrals to ICU should be assessed prior to ICU admission.
These models are undergoing further refinement by MD simulations prior to being used in electrostatics calculations.
In ordinary life, prior to any philosophical reflection, we intuitively recognize this.
Until 2 months prior to arrival - 50% of deposit refunded.
A renewal invoice is issued each year several weeks prior to the renewal invoice is issued each year several weeks prior to the renewal date.
A simple privacy risk assessment of the situation by the system administrators prior to any changes made could avoid potentially serious repercussions.
A member not having tendered his/her resignation prior to 31 st December shall be liable for the ensuing year's subscription.
This is fully returnable if you cancel prior to the date that the remainder of the deposit is due.
All our reports are peer reviewed by experts in forensic computing, prior to submission.
With a traditional cement/sand screed a wait of at least 3 weeks would have been required prior to fixing tiles.
The subsidies had been granted prior to the partial sell-off.
I had severe Chicken Pox, which I caught from my son Matthew, prior to the conception of my second son, Henry.
Such cases had, although I was not aware of it before, been reported some time prior to the first UFO sightings.
Your house sitter will then give you a courtesy call two or three days prior to departure to confirm arrival times.
Unfit foods were stained in accordance with the appropriate sterilization and staining regulations, prior to leaving the slaughterhouse.
There was local Hamilcar towing during the morning prior to the weekend stand-down.
They reduced the data to classroom means prior to computing the statistics.
There was machine trouble for Bjarne Pedersen prior to heat one, with his skipper Ryan Sullivan quick to bring out a replacement steed.
Then, prior to the lift, CAN installed the access ladder, fixed cable trays and removed temporary steelwork.
Some anesthetists pass stomach tubes prior to induction of anesthesia to empty the stomach.
Another puzzle is that the observations of the star just prior to the explosion show that it was a blue supergiant.
These give a vivid insight, (or nostalgic jog to the memory) into the displays prior to out-of-town superstores.
I rode it six days prior to the race and was amazed at the very tight climbing switchbacks.
X-rays of the hip should be obtained prior to initiating therapy.
A transoesophageal echocardiogram (TOE) was therefore arranged to exclude left atrial thrombus, prior to performing the ablation.
The history of chancel repair is ancient, dating back prior to 1189 and is linked with the old right to collect tithes.
With these additions a new format emerges in that you (a) create the base trigram based on the lines PRIOR to change.
The majority of these materials are totally unsuitable for patching prior to surface dressing.
Cosmetic clearance adjacent to the bridge prior to the plaque unveiling ceremony.
They may reduce prior to delivery causing the uterus to contract.
Travelers without an MRP must obtain a non-immigrant visa from the nearest US Embassy prior to travel, or apply for an MRP.
Provide an up-to-date curriculum vitae, prior to the assessment.
This was a ritual washing of hands prior to a meal.
Most of the materials are made to measure prior to delivery on site and thus the house can be made weatherproof very quickly.
Not all South Australian table wines were fortified prior to shipment.
If one suspects metastatic disease, a complete metastatic work-up must be done prior to surgery to prevent unnecessary surgery.
He was the last native monarch who held paramount power in the north prior to the Mahommedan conquest; and was succeeded by an era of petty states.
Ad vantage was taken of the equilibrium to abolish certain imposts amongst them the grist tax, which prior to its gradual repeal pro duced more than 3,200,000 a year.
Hence the entocodon represents a precocious formation of the sub-umbral surface, equivalent to the peristome of the polyp, differentiated in the bud prior to other portions of the organism which must be regarded as antecedent to it in phylogeny.
As affecting agricultural practice there were three noteworthy improvements in respect of the making of which, without the consent of or notice to his landlord, a tenant might claim compensation - (1) the consumption on the holding " by horses, other than those regularly employed on the holding," of corn, cake or other feeding-stuff not produced on the holding; (2) the "consumption on the holding by cattle, sheep, or pigs, or by horses other than those regularly employed on the holding, of corn proved by satisfactory evidence to have been produced and consumed on the holding "; (3) " laying down temporary pasture with clover, grass, lucerne, sainfoin or other seeds sown more than two years prior to the determination of the tenancy."
An Australian ballot law was enacted in 1891; the qualifications for electors (adopted in 1896) require that the voter be at least twenty-one years old, that he shall have been a full citizen of the United States for three months prior to the election, and shall have lived in the state six months and in the election district thirty days.
Boyd Dawkins and Brinton, that the French cave man came hither by way of Iceland; or with Keane, that two subvarieties, the long-headed Eskimo-Botocudo type and the Mexican roundheaded type, prior to all cultural developments, reached the New World, one by Iceland, the other by Bering Sea; or that Malayoid wanderers were stranded on the coast of South America; or that no breach of continuity has occurred since first the march of tribes began this way - ethnologists agree that the aborigines of the western came from the eastern hemisphere,and there is lacking any biological evidence of Caucasoid or Negroid blood flowing in the veins of Americans before the invasions of historic times.
This limits the right to vote to those who can read and write any article of the constitution of the United States, and have worked or been regularly engaged in some lawful employment, business or occupation, trade or calling for the greater part of the twelve months next preceding the time they offer to register, unless prevented from labour or ability to read and write by physical disability, or who own property assessed at $300 upon which the taxes have been paid; but those who have served in the army or navy of the United States or of the Confederate States in time of war, their lawful descendants in every degree, and persons of good character "who understand the duties and obligations of citizenship under a republican form of government," are relieved from the operation of this law provided they registered prior to the 20th of December 1902.
Dr Farnell, however, holds that Erechtheus and Poseidon were originally independent figures, and that both Erechtheus and Athena were prior to Poseidon, As he gave, so he could withhold, springs of water; thus the waterless neighbourhood of Argos was supposed to be the result of his anger.
Devizes (Divisis, la Devise, De Vies) does not appear in any historical document prior to the reign of Henry I., when the construction of a castle of exceptional magnificence by Roger, bishop of Salisbury, at once constituted the town an important political centre, and led to its speedy development.
We now know this city to have belonged to the middle pre-Mycenaean period, long' prior to the generation of Homer's Archaeans; but Schliemann far and wide proclaimed it "Troy," and was backed by Gladstone and a large part of the European public. Trying to resume his work in February 1874, he found himself inhibited by the Ottoman government, whose allotted share of the gold treasure had not been satisfactory, and it was not till April 1876 that he obtained a firman.
Remember Eric Schmidt's statement that more information is created every two days than in all of human history prior to 2003?
Recording of pupillary responses consisted of initially setting the threshold value on the computer with the LED turned off prior to each trial.
The computer model was modified prior to the 1995 quinquennial survey to take account of factors that are peculiar to NI.
Photograph 1 Leveling a radiolocation transmitter loop prior to use.
Any team wishing to postpone or rearrange a fixture must give the opposing team Captain 96 hours notice prior to the original fixture date.
It is not possible to re-claim any NHS prescription charges paid prior to this date.
We regret that a grant cannot be paid for work, which has started or completed prior to grant approval.
Renewal invoice is issued each year several weeks prior to the renewal date.
The twenty rescheduled dates are more spread out than they were prior to her illness in order to ease the pressure on the singer.
A member not having tendered his/her resignation prior to 31 st December shall be liable for the ensuing year 's subscription.
Balance payable 8 weeks prior to arrival. £ 500 damages deposit - returnable on completion of rental.
Us kids had to sit for hours rubbing salt into them to preserve them prior to hanging up from hooks in the box room.
For the sake of argument, let me ask you where was Allah prior to creation?
A good selection of winter visitors were recorded prior to a steady passage of scarcer migrant species at the end of the review period.
This meant that parts severed from a body during the course of death or prior to death were not covered by the regulation.
Other shippers had to hand write consignment notes prior to collection.
This store had been the victim of many shoplifting offenses prior to him taking up his post.
This is only a temporary treatment, normally used to shrink the fibroids prior to surgery.
Such cases had, although I was not aware of it before, been reported some time prior to the first ufo sightings.
I no longer wished to contend with all that excess of anxiety which had always afflicted me, prior to any sportive competition.
Tho statewide vital registration was mandated in 1899, birth and death records prior to 1917 are fragmented and inconsistent.
The advantages of the MCS motors come from the way the stator poles are wound individually prior to assembly.
In the struggle against fascism prior to the 1939 war Helen was Secretary of the anti-fascist organization in Glasgow.
These give a vivid insight, ( or nostalgic jog to the memory) into the displays prior to out-of-town superstores.
Rams should be given supplementary feeding for six to eight weeks prior to mating.
The Safety Advisory Group may organize a tabletop exercise to test your Emergency Plan prior to the Event.
Of a morose and taciturn character he is said to have been drinking heavily the week prior to the awful tragedy.
These appear to persist despite four years of tamoxifen therapy and increase prior to relapse in some patients.
Allen Lane, who had founded Penguin just prior to World War II, asked Hoggart to testify on behalf of the press.
Being the trapeze artist had me wheeling myself along Croydon High Street in my wheelchair, prior to having my hips replaced.
It can be taken prior to sleep if spasms are particularly troublesome at night.
The high mortality reported over the two or three days prior to the visit was due to culling of underweight birds.
Any thread created using the Threads Module will unmask this signal prior to entering user code.
The tourist industry in Northern Ireland enjoyed an unprecedented boom prior to the end of the IRA cease-fire.
However, overgrazing and unsuitable supplementary feeding were recognized as problems prior to 1992.
Poor wash results Always scrape food remains off plates, utensils etc prior to placing in your dishwasher.
Maternal blood samples were collected at prior to chorionic villous sampling.
It is advisable to test houses prior to installation and to warn householders of the possible effect of innocent changes in window opening behavior.
Differential bone growth between large and small breeds of cattle is usually established prior to a slaughter weight of 500 kg in males.
More Burton Latimer A large scale watching brief, prior to a wind farm development, has just been completed near Burton...
The relationship between the Protestant and Roman Catholic communities in the town, uneasy prior to 1985, worsened dramatically.
If your competition brings out an almost identical new product one week prior to your introduction, you may need to rethink your idea or approach.
It is important to paint a nursery at least five to six weeks prior to a baby's arrival so that the fumes will air out of the space.
If out of town guests are on the list, invitations should be mailed to them 4-6 weeks prior to the shower to allow time for making travel plans.
In the Chinese culture, the surname is presented prior to the given name.
In this case, baby may get a last name that is technically nontraditional because it isn't just dad's, but the decision was made prior to their arrival.
Even though you might have spent time with him prior to the adoption, you are in essence still a stranger.
It's important to find out as much as you can about a child's living arrangements prior to adopting from China and to be prepared with mental health resources to help your child make an emotional connection.