My wife's pronouncement wasn't unexpected.
It took him only a few minutes in between each pronouncement to locate us.
Further causes for alarms were the secret meeting between General Smuts and Count Mensdorv, to discuss a separate peace between Austria and the Entente (Dec. 1917) and the public pronouncements of President Wilson and Mr. Lloyd George in favour of " autonomy " for the subject races, instead of the independence held out to them by the Allied pronouncement of Jan.
Though the fact of his authorship of the "Alice" books was well known, he invariably stated, when occasion called for such a pronouncement, that "Mr Dodgson neither claimed nor acknowledged any connexion with the books not published under his name."
The Roman exsecratio and diris devotio was a solemn pronouncement of a religious curse by priests, intended to call down the divine wrath upon enemies, and to devote them to destruction by powers human and divine.
Drawn up by Melanchthon, this pronouncement was intended to widen the breach between the Lutherans and the Zwinglians, and to narrow that between the Lutherans and the Romanists; from this time it was regarded as the chief standard of the Lutheran faith.
Maybe so, but the pronouncement gave Dean no solace.
Such is Aristotle's realism of individuals and universals, contained in his primary philosophy, as expressed in the Metaphysics, especially in Book Z, his authoritative pronouncement on being and substance.
The pope had been persuaded that the proclamation of the new dogma would be effected without difficulty and without discussion; and when the pronouncement actually met with opposition, he was both surprised and embittered.
While refraining from making any pronouncement as to the validity of the decrees of the fourth and fifth sessions, which had seemed to proclaim the superiority of the council over the pope, Martin V.
The statement in one of his works that the pope could err in matters of faith ("haeresim per suam determinationem aut Decretalem asserendo") has attracted attention; but as it is a private opinion, not an ex cathedra pronouncement, it is held not to prejudice the dogma of papal infallibility.
His pronouncement lightened the what-to-say-or-what-not-to-say problem.
Cynthia finished her wedding pronouncement by tossing out a comment about her foolish son considering delaying the final year of his education to play professional baseball, a decision against which she and Rose Calvia planned to exert a full court press.
Wynn's breath caught at the stark pronouncement from the enigmatic deity.
He paused, letting his pronouncement sink in and then added, There's a couple of ladies from Boston who are shopping for airplane tickets as we sit here.
But Gladys was delighted and after a night, ostensibly in adjoining rooms, the pair were off, with giggles and tears and a proud pronouncement that Arlen had agreed to present all seven volumes of Belfair and her galactic cohorts to the waiting world of letters—in paperback form.
Their first public pronouncement was an appeal to the British Parliament and nation (May 1915) for sympathy with the cause of Yugoslav unity and the dissolution of Austria-Hungary.
With Betsy's pronouncement, we all reaffirmed our commitment.
The diet of Zagreb was allowed to meet, and the Serbo-Croat coalition pursued a policy of pure opportunism, avoiding any pronouncement on matters of high policy, but buying a certain relaxation of regime in Croatia by supporting the Budapest Government and its nominee Skerlecz.
Did I feel any guilt in not letting Julie know Howie's reaction to my pronouncement?
However, neither entirely believed the pronouncement.
Neither believed her cheery pronouncement.
Fred, with a love for the dramatic, began exiting the tent on that pronouncement.
Her breath caught at the stark pronouncement.
from the list of possible Liberal prime ministers, but by Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman's pronouncement at Stirling in November on the subject of Irish Home Rule.
Jahn, 1884), containing the accusations brought against the body by the soul, the defence made by the body, and the final pronouncement of the judges in favour of the body, on the ground that its sins are the result of inadequate teaching.
While the pronouncement was sensational, Howie's reaction told a very different story.
Between Howie's bold pronouncement, and what seemed like attacks on all quarters, I knew strong decisions were imperative and I was the problem solver in residence.
My pronouncement earned a frown from Martha.
The Deans' conversation drifted away from the young girl's plight to Jennifer Radisson's recent pronouncement.
But Gladys was delighted and after a night, ostensibly in adjoining rooms, the pair were off, with giggles and tears and a proud pronouncement that Arlen had agreed to present all seven volumes of Belfair and her galactic cohorts to the waiting world of lettersâ€”in paperback form.
After the tuxedoed maitre d' had seated them, Fred had made a pronouncement in his best French accent, There are no problems, no worries at CafÃ© Richard.
The detective had wondered about Fred O'Connor's apparent acceptance of Dean's pronouncement he was going to Colorado alone.
pronouncement of a decree nisi.
When he issued this pronouncement Saddam also called on other oil producing countries in the region do the same.
And I found a rather authoritative pronouncement that it was caused by the recovery from polio.
A reply is not, and is not intended to be, a definitive pronouncement on a customer's financial well-being.
M Raymond Bellour, the visiting British Film Institute " Research Fellow ", introduced this season with a bold pronouncement.
The latest government pronouncement stipulated that a " Line in the Sand " had been drawn at Oxford.
unnerve quite unnerving to watch fifteen journalists scribbling down your every word as tho it were a pronouncement from on high.
elucidate this pronouncement.
To all seeming the pope had admitted the canonicity of several of the decrees of Constance - for instance, he had submitted to the necessity of the periodical convocation of other councils; but from his reticence on some points, as well as from his general attitude and some of his constitutions, it appeared that the whole of the decrees of Constance did not receive his unqualified approval, and without any definite pronouncement he made some reservations in the case of decrees which were detrimental to the rights and pre-eminence of the Holy See.
As in Greece and Rome whole cities or nations might be devoted to destruction by pronouncement of a ban (Numbers xxi.
In August 1786 Ems was the scene of the conference of the delegates of the four German archbishops, known as the congress of Ems, which issued (August 25) in the famous joint pronouncement,'known as the Punctation of Ems, against the interference of the papacy in the affairs of the Catholic Church in Germany (see Febronianism).
This judgment, founded as was afterwards admitted on insufficient knowledge, produced no effect; and, in the absence of any authoritative pronouncement, advantage was taken of the ambiguous language of the Ornaments Rubric to introduce into many churches practically the whole ceremonial use of lights as practised in the pre-Reformation Church.
It is quite unnerving to watch fifteen journalists scribbling down your every word as tho it were a pronouncement from on high.
The Pope's pronouncement on the values of the Catholic church was vatic.
The basic components of commitment ceremony include a greeting from the officiate of the ceremony to the guests, the statement of vows, the exchange of rings and an official pronouncement of marriage from the facilitator.
Don't interrupt the natural flow of the ceremony from vows to rings to pronouncement of marriage, but remember that there is no correct time within the ceremony to place the poem-the order of service is yours to arrange.
Usually, this pronouncement is followed by a rapid return through the tunnel and back into the physical body.
No express pronouncement on this subject could be wrung from him, and his enforced silence concealed the secret design of safeguarding the principle of sovereignty.
The effect of this pronouncement was great, and it alarmed the Afrikanders, who at this time viewed with apprehension the virtual resumption by Cecil Rhodes of his leadership of the Progressive (British) party at the Cape.
In the introductory letter he criticized Gladstone's pronouncement on the subject, and especially examined the allegation of a general tendency towards disestablishment in the civilized world at large, and arrived at a negative conclusion.
Upon this fact he based his pronouncement as to the function of theology: it must employ the dialectic method to reconcile the contradictions of tradition, and thus to shape the doctrines of the faith in accordance with reason.
His championship of the voluntary schools, his adroit parliamentary handling of the problems opened up by the so-called "crisis in the Church" caused by the Protestant movement against ritualistic practices, and his pronouncement in favour of a Roman Catholic university for Ireland - for which he outlined a scheme that met with much adverse criticism both from his colleagues and his party, - were the most important aspects of Mr Balfour's activity during these years.
This pronouncement, indeed, though it certainly condemns the use of ceremonial lights in most of its later developments, and especially the conception of them as votive offerings whether to God or to the saints, does not necessarily exclude, though it undoubtedly discourages, their purely symbolical use.'
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