The dissidents had no political rights, and their religious liberties had also been unjustly restricted; but two-thirds of them being agricultural labourers, and most of the rest artisans or petty tradesmen, they had no desire to enter public life, and were so ignorant and illiterate that their new protectors, on a closer acquaintance, became heartily ashamed of them.
Rabelais had indeed again made for himself protectors whom no clerical or Sorbonist jealousy could touch.
The introduction into the treaty of Kuchuk-Kainarji of 1774 of a clause by which the Porte guaranteed the rights of its Christian subjects, and of another 'giving Russia the right to interfere on behalf of a new Russian church in Constantinople, advertised the claim of the tsars to be the natural protectors of the Orthodox in the Ottoman dominions; but when she took up arms again in 1788 in alliance with Joseph II., it was to make a mere war of conquest and partition.
Each then took a part, a family connexion was established, and the broken die served as a symbol of recognition; thus the members of each family found in the other hosts and protectors in case of need.
Ireland (1905); Die Politik des Protectors Oliver Cromwell in der Auffassung and Tdtigkeit.
With zeal for the faith, and boldness and energy, he combined diplomatic skill in his dealings with his exalted protectors.
Cromwell (1820); The Two Protectors, by Sir R.
The Mithraic community of worshippers, besides being a spiritual fraternity, was a legal corporation enjoying the right of holding property, with temporal officials at its head, like any other sodalitas: there were the decuriones and decem primi, governing councils resembling assembly and senate in cities; magistri, annually elected presidents; curatores, financial agents; defensores, advocates; and patroni, protectors among the influential.
The Jesuits from the first moment of their landing in Brazil had constituted themselves the protectors of the natives, and though strenuously opposed by the colonists and ordinary clergy, had gathered the Indians together in many aldeas, over which officials of their order exercised spiritual and temporal authority.
Their reigns synchronized with the Thirty Years' War, during which the emperors were never in a position seriously to withstand the attacks of the malcontent Magyars, the vast majority of whom were still Protestants, who naturally looked upon the Transylvanian princes as their protectors and joined them in thousands whenever they raided Moravia or Lower Austria, or threatened to advance upon Vienna.
To them churches and other sacred buildings are dedicated, and they are regarded as the protectors and guardians of countries, towns, professions, trades and the like.
the western boundary of the province was not definitely extended beyond the Hudson, Dongan laid the basis of New York's claim to the western lands of the Iroquois by a new covenant with them in which they recognized the English as their protectors, and throughout his administration he was busy neutralizing French influence among the Iroquois and in diverting the fur trade of the north-west from the St Lawrence to Albany.
Like his predecessor, Prince Gorchakov, he was educated at the lyceum of Tsarskoye Selo, near St Petersburg, but his career was much less rapid, because he had no influential protectors, and was handicapped by being a Protestant of Teutonic origin.
The first foe without was the family of the counts of the Genevois (the region south of the city and in the neighbourhood of Annecy), who were also "protectors" (advocati) of the church of Geneva, and are first heard of in the 11th and 12th centuries.
In 1250 the counts of Savoy first appear in connexion with Geneva, being mortgagees of the Genevois family, and, in 1263, practically their heirs as "protectors" of the city.
and Catherine II., who became their active friends and protectors; and the fathers alleged as a principle, in so far as their theology is concerned, that no papal bull is binding in state whose sovereign has not approved and authorized its publication and execution.
being Side by side with the general movement towards reform, he had set before himself the object of freeing the papacy, not only from its temporal oppressors but also from its protectors.
As the Eleans, therefore, were the religious supervisors of Olympia, so the Spartans aimed at constituting themselves its political protectors.
And in the eyes of all Dorians the assured dignity thus added to Olympia would be enhanced by the fact that the protectors were the Spartan Heraclidae.
Endeavouring next to expand into Peloponnesus, they allied themselves with Antigonus Gonatas of Macedonia against the Achaean league, and besides becoming protectors of Elis and Messenia won several Arcadian cities.
These copings should be removed when they are of no further utility as protectors, so that the foliage may have the full benefit of rain and dew.
The abbot retained all manorial rights till 1803, while the political powers of the Kyburgers (who were the "protectors" of Reichenau) passed to the Habsburgs in 1273, and were seized by the Swiss in 1460 with the rest of the Thurgau.
19 Athene (" the Athenian one ") was primarily the guardian spirit of Athens, and at the Erechtheum her sacred serpent (apparently known to the 3rd century A.D.), was fed monthly with honeycakes; when, during the Persian War, it left the food untouched it was taken as a sign that the protectors had forsaken the city20 At Lebadeia in the shrine of Trophonios (to whom serpents were sacred) offerings of honey cakes were made to an oracular serpent.
About the same time that Franklin was making his kite 1 See Sir Oliver Lodge, " Lightning, Lightning Conductors and Lightning Protectors," Journ.
Broadly speaking it may be said that a distinction may be drawn between " spirits " and " gods," but it is a distinction of degree rather than of kind, obvious enough at the upper end, yet shading off into manifold varieties of resemblance in the lower forms. Some writers only recognize friendly agencies as gods; but destructive powers like the volcano, or the lords of the underworld, cannot be regarded as the protectors of the life of man, yet they seem in many mythologies to attain the full personalised stature of gods with definite names.
The royal personages of Sweden have commonly been protectors of literature; they have strangely often been able men of letters themselves.
When in 1590 Lipsius retired from Leiden, the university and its protectors, the states-general of Holland and the prince of Orange, resolved to obtain Scaliger as his successor.
Its representatives continued for some time to claim the sovereignty; but the country was practically very much in the condition of Germany at about the same time - chieftains of almost independent power ruled from their castles on the hill-tops over the adjacent valleys, engaged in petty wars, and conducted plundering expeditions against the neighbouring tenants, whilst the great abbeys were places of refuge for the studious or religious, and their heads were the only rivals to the barons in social state, and in many respects the only protectors and friends of the people.
The Goths were now again, if not a wandering people, yet an armed host, no longer the protectors but the enemies of the Roman people of Italy.
In the same year the admiralty consulted the Royal Society as to a means of preserving the copper sheathing of ships from corrosion and keeping it smooth, and he suggested that the copper would be preserved if it were rendered negatively electrical, as would be done by fixing "protectors" of zinc to the sheeting.
For this reason the admiralty decided against the plan, much to the inventor's annoyance, especially as orders to remove the protectors already fitted were issued in June 1825, immediately after he had announced to the Royal Society the full success of his remedy.
The elytra serve as protectors to the wings when the wings are folded upon the back of the insect, and as they are extended on either side of the body more or less horizontally when the insect is flying they contribute to flight indirectly, in virtue of their being carried forward by the body in motion.
At Prague, too, there are some relics of the saint, who is the patron of Bohemia and also of Saxony, and one of the fourteen "protectors" (Nothhelfer) of the church in Germany.
Like his own Christian in the cage, he found protectors even among the crowd at Vanity Fair.
His protectors entered into negotiations which in fact turned on the question whether more was to be gained by supporting him, or by giving him up. An appeal to Isabella, queen of Castile, met with no response.
The protectors offer to restore Boulogne could not purchase French acquiescence in the union of England and Scotland; and the bickerings on the borders in France and open fighting in Scotland led the French to declare wan on England in August 1549.
The Catholics hoped for reaction, the restoration of the mass, and the release of Gardiner and Bonner, who had been imprisoned for resistance to the protectors ecclesiastical Adminispolicy.
They are physicians, protectors of the weak and old, especially of elderly unmarried women.
it was highly undesirable that the advantages and revenues accruing from lay investiture should be surrendered; it was reasonable that ecclesiastics should receive investiture of temporalities from their temporal protectors and suzerains.
Gregory of Tours tells us that they were robbers, not protectors of the people, and that justice and the whole administrative apparatus were merely engines of insatiable greed.
The fact was that between the kings inability to defend the kingdom, and the powerlessness of nobles and peasants to protect themselves from pillage, every man made it his business to seek new protectors, and the country, in spite of Charles the Balds efforts, began to be covered with strongholds, the peasant learning to live beneath the shelter of the donjon keeps.
It was brought to an end in the following year, and the treaty of Bonga or Banga was signed, by which the Dutch were recognized as protectors.
Pale green faience amulet of the goddess Neith, one of the four protectors of the dead.
ear protectors because of motor noise.
faience amulet of the goddess Neith, one of the four protectors of the dead.
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investigators determined that all the affected motors were connected to the same standby motor control center which was equipped with new digital motor protectors.
precision molded to cover each key, these new keyboard protectors are form fitting and do not slide or move while being used.
The ladies ' skirt protectors on the back mudguard have been restrung with cord from the fishing tackle shop.
removable pillow and duvet covers and mattress protectors can be washed at 60 O C, if absolutely necessary.
clear CORNERS - SAMPLE BAG Molded in Norfolk from clear polypropylene, these corner protectors require no folding and are ready to apply.
New fork boots with centrally mounted axle (no offset) hold the radial brakes as well as the new splash sand fork protectors.
CE approved protectors can be fitted to these pants, please see below for pricing.
On cars without plastic sill protectors, look for rusting at the rear bottom edge of the front wheelarches.
HipSavers soft hip protectors help to prolong the elderly people's lives!
Alternative view here £ 20.00 / $ 37.40 Old Gold Contorted Dragon Flying dragons are one of the most powerful human protectors.
You can also buy surge protectors for additional safety.
However, all hip protectors are not the same!
Do not go shooting without the proper sort of ear protectors.
Get used to hearing and seeing it, and not just on cricket bats and groin protectors.
These cool special edition iSkin mini iPod protectors are designed to offer the coolest most unique look for your iPod.
surge protectors for additional safety.
Are the costumed heroes of the Marvel Universe protectors or ticking time bombs?
Juturna was associated with two festivals: the Juturnalia on the 11th of January, probably a dedication festival of a temple built by Augustus, and celebrated by the college of the fontani, workmen employed in the construction and maintenance of aqueducts and fountains; and the Volcanalia on the 23rd of August, at which sacrifice was offered to Volcanus, the Nymphs and Juturna, as protectors against outbreaks of fire.
1888); Cromwell, a Speech delivered at the Cromwell Tercentenary Celebration 1899, by Lord Rosebery (1900); The Two Protectors, by Sir Richard Tangye (valuable for its illustrations, 1899); Life of Sir Henry Vane, by W.
They liked to consider themselves as the Lord's anointed, placed high above all ordinary mortals even of the most exalted rank; and when Constantinople fell into the hands of the infidel they began to imagine that, as the most powerful potentates of the Eastern Orthodox world they were the protectors of the Orthodox faith and the political heirs of the East Roman emperors.
Godly pastors, godly elders, godly leaders are needed as defenders and protectors of the purity of the doctrine of the church.
Also buy quality surge protectors for additional protection.
Insert child-proof electric plug protectors in all unused outlets.
Invest in surge protectors and install additional outlets or circuits, if needed.
Simply use the divided page protectors in this handy binder to store photos, memorabilia, journaling notes, and coordinating embellishments.
The page protectors are large enough to accommodate a number of embellishments.
The album pages are made of heavy cardstock and the plastic page protectors are sleeves that slip on from the side.
Most leather scrapbook albums will come with 10-20 plastic page protectors.
Binders: A large binder filled with plastic page protectors makes it easy to flip through all of your stickers at a glance.
Choose coordinating patterned paper, cardstock, and embellishments, and store them in extra page protectors or large zip-lock bags.
If you find yourself in that position, consider adding photo page protectors to your book.
The company sells albums in several colors, along with packages of extra gages, clear page protectors, and gift boxes to store and present the scrapbooks.
The binder includes 10 top loading page protectors and can hold many more.
The binder comes with 10 top loading page protectors and measures 12-inches square, which means that there is little protection around the edges of the pages.
If you like to look at your gardening advice while you are working in your greenhouse, you might want to slip the pages of the book into plastic sheet protectors.
Angelic beings are depicted throughout the Bible, and the Christian belief system embraces the validity of angels sent as God’s messengers and protectors.
With bedding protectors like Solus, your sleep may be higher quality and you may feel more rested in the mornings.
It won't protect your screen alone (though it will protect you from dropping it too easily due to the soft textured material), but works well with screen protectors that you can purchase separately.
There are protective skins that are similar to the clear screen protectors; these are great for maintaining a simple and clean look.
Screen protectors: Keep your screen from getting scratched up by adding a clear screen protector.
In addition to keeping scratched screens at bay, the screen protectors can prevent fingerprints, repel dust, and make the screen easier to read in various lighting conditions.
Unlike dogs, cats were not domesticated until about 3000 B.C., and were important to ancient civilizations as rodent catchers and household companions rather than as protectors or hunters of wild game.
Land formations - Get protection on all sides by using the four protectors: Green Dragon, White Tiger, Black Tortoise and Red Raven.
There are several mythological and deity beings in the Chinese culture that are known as protectors of lovers.
These former monks act as protectors of lovers and guardians of married couples.
The two gods of harmony, Han Shan Zi and Shi De, are the guardians of marriage and the protectors of lovers.
Stores sold special heart-shaped protectors to help keep tags in mint condition and collectors stored retired Beanies in sealed plastic cases.
There are different types of fuses and thermal protectors that help in deactivating the heating system in case of any overheating occurs.
In the Star Wars trilogy, the Jedi are the official warriors and protectors of the Force.
Personality type - Narrow your selection to explorers, idealists, leaders, traditionalists, individualists, rebels, givers, creators, champions, protectors, equalizers, or observers.
At some instinctual level girls want guys who are protectors and providers, so be confident and she'll crave that safe feeling witn you.
Find shoulder pads for football and chest protectors for hockey and baseball.
Divided plastic page protectors, such as the ones used to store baseball cards, are used to make it easy to see every available coupon at a glance.
Archangels are the protectors of the greater good for humankind.
The oath "By Jiminy" was used by sailors to evoke the names of the twins to act as protectors of their ships.
In Mexico, it was once believed that the butterflies were protectors of warriors and patrons of women who had died in childbirth.
Other advanced features include carbon fiber dials and cases, crown protectors, stopwatch and elapsed time recording, screw down casebacks, and illuminated hands and markers.
You can choose from truck toppers, seat covers or protectors, unique exterior mirrors, Tonneau covers, organizers, and car bags or cool street lighting kits.
Doormats: These floor protectors take a beating during the winter months.
And behind it all lurks the possible involvement of the mysterious race of Pak Protectors, humanity's ancient ancestors and meddlers in our fate.
In others, there are ear protectors or mirrors.
Most include back plates, neck rolls, rib protectors and shoulder pads.
All-Star and Honigs also produce chest protectors and shin guards, but these are generally limited to the umpires behind home plate.
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