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  • She ignored Ashley's protests and led her cousin away from the bookstore.

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  • If your roommate protests, say, I 'm sorry.

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  • A partisan of French methods, Moratin published in 1762 his Desengano al teatro espanol, a severe criticism of the national drama, particularly of the auto sacramental; and his protests were partly responsible for the prohibition of autos three years afterwards (June 1765).

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  • These affirmations provoked very keen protests in the ecclesiastical world.

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  • Brand had arranged, in the teeth of the strongest protests from Kruger, that the Cape railway should extend to Bloemfontein and subsequently to the Vaal river.

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  • Despite his open protests and subterraneous counter-mining, war was actually declared against Sweden in 1675, and his subsequent policy seemed so obscure and hazardous to those who did not possess the clue to the perhaps purposely tangled skein, that the numerous enemies whom his arrogance and superciliousness had raised up against him, resolved to destroy him.

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  • Shortly before this the protests of Hungary had succeeded in procuring the rejection of a cargo of Argentine frozen meat which had been destined for Vienna.

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  • In the second half of the decade a continuous large surplus in the Treasury necessarily directed attention to the state of the revenue, and gave strength" to the protests against excessive taxation.

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  • He is more original when he insists on the value of translation and retranslation for acquiring a mastery over Latin prose composition, and when he protests against compelling boys to converse in Latin too soon.

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  • Protests from other Indian missionaries led the society to determine that it could circulate only such versions as gave neutral renderings for the terms in question.

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  • Whilst he correctly describes the European movement of industry, and explains it as arising out of adequate social causes, he yet, in accordance with the absolute principles which tainted his philosophy, protests against it as in- volving an entire inversion of the "natural order of things."

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  • But it is certain that from Thiers's dealings with the men of the first revolution to his dealings with the battle of Waterloo, constant, angry and well-supported protests against his unfairness were not lacking.

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  • In 1882 they set up the republic of Stellaland, with Vryburg as its capital, and forthwith proceeded to set up the republic of Goshen, farther north, in spite of the protests of Montsioa, and established a small town called Rooi Grond as capital.

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  • Protests against the lettres de cachet were made continually by the parlement of Paris and by the provincial parlements, and often also by the States-General.

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  • He was at his best in his generous protests against all privileges, social, political and religious, and in the self-sacrificing patriotism which enabled him to fling aside his personal prejudices, and so to make Federation possible.

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  • Indignant protests followed this proceeding.

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  • His executors ignored the protests of the Catholic clergy and buried him in the same grave.

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  • Amid Liberal protests in favour of immediate dissolution, he resigned on the 4th of December; and Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, being entrusted by the king with the formation of a government, filled his cabinet with a view to a general election in January.

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  • At the synod of the dissident cardinals, assembled at Pisa, views of this type were in the ascendant; and, although protests were not lacking, the necessities of the time served as a pretext for ignoring all objections.

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  • By the German public, to whom Ancillon was known only through his earlier writings and some isolated protests against the "demagogue-hunting" in fashion at Berlin, his advent to power was hailed as a triumph of liberalism.

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  • The protests of Becket against this usurpation of the rights of Canterbury were the ultimate cause of the primate's murder.

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  • Protests were made at various times by Philip V., but the question has never been finally decided by treaty; and the Austrian and Spanish branches have continued as independent orders ever since as the principal order of knighthood in the respective states.

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  • The protests of the next heir, Charles, duke of Zweibriicken (Deux-Ponts), supported by the king of Prussia, led to the war of Bavarian succession.

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  • At the congress of Aix (1818) the question of the Baden succession was settled in favour of the Hochberg line, without the compensation stipulated for in the treaty of Munich; and by the treaty of Frankfurt, signed on behalf of the four great powers on the 10th of July 1819, the territorial questions at issue between Bavaria and Austria were settled, in spite of the protests of the former, in the general sense of the arrangement made at Vienna.

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  • A law was passed, despite violent protests from the Liberals, which enacted that the communes might maintain the private Catholic schools established since 1879 and suppress unsectarian schools at their pleasure.

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  • In 1859, when the neighbouring town of Kanagawa was opened to foreigners under the treaty with the United States, Yokohama was an insignificant fishing village; and notwithstanding the protests of the foreign representatives the Japanese government shortly afterwards chose the latter place as the settlement instead of Kanagawa.

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  • The Lutherans denied the validity of this clause, and notwithstanding the protests of the Roman Catholics several prelates became Lutheran and kept their territories as secular possessions.

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  • The Carlsbad Decrees, hurried through the diet under Austrian pressure, excited considerable opposition among the lesser sovereigns, who resented the claim of the diet to interfere in the internal concerns of their states, and whose protests at Frankfort had been expunged from the records.

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  • After the war Bismarck in fact succeeded in obtaining the signature of the smaller states to the treaty; and Austria, her protests having proved unavailing, was fain to sign a commercial treaty with the Zoilverein, essentially the same as that of 1853.

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  • To the protests of Prussia, Austria replied that she had a full right to do what she liked in the duchy, and that she still adhered to the declaration of the princes, made on the 28th of May 1864, in favor of Dtrke Frederick.

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  • Their part henceforth was to vote blindly with the Conservative groups, in a common fear of the Social Democracy, or to indulge in protests, futile because backed by no power inside or outside the parliament; their impotence was equally revealed when in December 1902 they voted with the Agrarians for the tariff, and in May 1909 when they withdrew in dudgeon from the new tariff committee, and allowed the reactionary elements a free hand.

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  • The Holy Empire, in spite of the protests of the Holy See, was not restored, Austria preferring the loose confederation of sovereign states (Staatenbund) actually constituted under her presidency.

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  • This was, however, met by vigorous protests from Czechs and Poles, while its provisions for a partly nominated senate, and the indirect election of deputies, excited the wrath of radical Vienna.

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  • This, which is now the principal remnant of the old ascendancy of German, and the one point of unity for the whole monarchy, is a matter on which the government and the monarch allow no concession, but in the Hungarian parliament protests against it have been raised, and in 1899 and 1900 it was necessary to punish recruits from Bohemia, who answered the roll call in the Czechish zde instead of the German hier.

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  • These feelings were gradually removed after constant protests, but not until the war had been in progress for nearly three years was a system evolved which by degrees gave the correspondents a reasonable amount of freedom.

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  • Despite all the protests and negotiations of Laynez, the pope remained obstinate; and there was nothing but to submit.

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  • It was only after continued protests by the Newspaper Proprietors' Association that publicity was given to the gigantic achievements of the Ministry of Munitions, and the manufacturers and millions of workers associated with it.

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  • Since that time the Magyarization of the principality has steadily been carried through, in spite of the bitter protests and discontent of both the Saxons and Rumanians.

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  • Protests were uttered in 1633, when Charles entered Edinburgh and held a parliament.

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  • How could they keep terms with " bloody Sectaries " that had slain their king, in face of the protests of their envoys ?

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  • The Marrow men put in protests, and were clearly on the way to secession from the kirk.

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  • This patriotic policy provoked loud protests both from Austria and Germany at the conference of Vienna in 1890, and Baross was obliged somewhat to modify his system.

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  • In fact, many were inclined to regard a journey to Jerusalem as the bounden duty of every monk - an exaggerated view which led to energetic protests, especially from Gregory of Nyssa, who composed a monograph on the pilgrimages (De its qui adeunt Hierosol.).

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  • This arrangement did not work satisfactorily and called forth frequent petitions and protests from the colonists.

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  • The committee still clung to the old theory of transportation, and this in spite of the lively protests of some of its members.

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  • We saw the results of this in the 2009 Iranian protests, when these devices captured and relayed powerful, real-time images of events.

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  • Today, they're morphing into things their creators never dreamed of, such as places for mass protests to organize and marketing tools harnessed by sophisticated companies for sales purposes.

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  • Rhyn left the cell block to Toby's protests and walked with Gabe through the antechamber and into the hallway on the other side.  Gabe's gaze was dark, his air brooding.  Rhyn opened a portal, and they crossed through to Gabe's cabin in the underworld.

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  • The heart protests against the severance of death, and claims the continuance of love's communion after death; and as man feels that love is what is most godlike in his nature, love's claim has supreme authority.

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  • On the 8th of August, in spite of the protests and threats of most of the powers, the Garibaldians began to cross the Straits, and in a short time 20,000 of them were on the mainland.

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  • The exhibition of 1844, which was attended by more than a million pilgrims, aroused protests, resulting in the formation of the sect of German Catholics.

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  • Butler says nothing about incomprehensible mysteries, and protests that reason is the only ground we have to proceed upon.

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  • Stamboloff, pursued systematically an anti-Russian policy, but the cabinet of St Petersburg confined itself officially to breaking off diplomatic relations and making diplomatic protests, and unofficially to giving tacit encouragement to revolutionary agitation.

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  • As it was, although Parker said that Grindal "was not resolute and severe enough for the government of London," his attempts to enforce the use of the surplice evoked angry protests, especially in 1565, when considerable numbers of the nonconformists were suspended; and Grindal of his own motion denounced Cartwright to the Council in 1570.

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  • But Cleopatra's generals were Jews and by their protests prevented her from annexing it.

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  • This interesting historical monument was demolished by the Greek authorities in 1874, notwithstanding the protests of Penrose, Freeman and other scholars.

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  • When the colonists found protests at Paris unavailing, they turned to the idea of independence, but sought in vain the armed support of the British at Pensacola.

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  • The Eastern bishops subscribed, these edicts, and even Pope Vigilius yielded, in spite of the protests of the Western bishops, and at the 5th General Council (Constantinople, 553) agreed to the condemnation of the "three chapters" 1 and the anathematizing of any who should defend them by an appeal to the Definitions of Chalcedon.

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  • The sultan, though inclined to take up the cause of the Polish dissidents, was slow to move, and contented himself for a while with protests and threats.

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  • This anomaly aroused lively protests, especially in the French group, after the battle of Agincourt had rekindled national animosity on both sides.

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  • Foreign Governments lodged protests against their subjects being dispossessed before obtaining adequate compensation.

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  • The 3rd volume of the Protests of the Lords, edited by Thorold Rogers (1875), contains no less than ten protests by Campbell, entered in the years 1842-1845.

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  • He protests against Peel's Income Tax Bill of 1842; against the Aberdeen Act 1843, as conferring undue power on church courts; against the perpetuation of diocesan courts for probate and administration; against Lord Stanley's absurd bill providing compensation for the destruction of fences to dispossessed Irish tenants; and against the Parliamentary Proceedings Bill, which proposed that all bills, except money bills, having reached a certain stage or having passed one House, should be continued to next session.

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  • He protests in favour of Lord Monteagle's motion for inquiry into the sliding scale of corn duties; of Lord Normanby's motion on the queen's speech in 1843, for inquiry into the state of Ireland (then wholly under military occupation); of Lord Radnor's bill to define the constitutional powers of the home secretary, when Sir James Graham opened Mazzini's letters.

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  • Three times the parliament was again prorogued - from the 15th of September to the 10th of October, from this date to the 19th of December, and from this yet again to the 1st of March 1906 - in spite of the protests of both Houses.

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  • The Serbian and Bulgarian anthems were sung on the streets, collections were made in every village for the Balkan Red Cross funds, and when Austria-Hungary mobilized, protests were heard on every side against the bare possibility of war with Serbia, which to the Yugosla y s would be a veritable civil war.

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  • And now the proclamation of Pretorius was followed by protests on the part of the British high commissioner, Sir Philip Wodehouse, as well as on the part of the consul-general for Portugal in South Africa.

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  • In matters of finance Cambon was now supreme; but his independence, his hatred of dictatorship, his protests against the excesses of the Revolutionary Tribunal, won him Robespierre's renewed suspicion, and on the 8th Thermidor Robespierre accused him of being antirevolutionary and an aristocrat.

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  • He was a great admirer of Galen; and in his writings he protests emphatically against quackery and the superstitious remedies of the astrologers.

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  • Midhat Pasha, then governor-general, seized the occasion of asserting Turkish dominion on the Persian Gulf coast, and in 1875, in spite of British protests, occupied El Hasa and established a new province under the title of Nejd, with its headquarters at Hofuf, of which Abdallah was appointed governor.

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  • The protests of the Porte were ignored by the French, and in 1892 Turkey so far recognized the actual situation as to determine the TunisiaTripoli frontier as far south as Ghadames.

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  • Janet was reoccupied by Ottoman troops in the summer of 1910, but in deference to French protests the troops were withdrawn pending the delimitation of the frontier.

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  • He was summoned back to Colombia when he had been absent for five years and, in spite of protests left the country on the 3rd of September 1826, followed by all.

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  • Although his faith in the dogmas of the Roman Catholic Church never swerved, his strenuous protests against papal corruptions, his reliance on the Bible as his surest guide, and his intense moral earnestness undoubtedly connect Savonarola with the movement that heralded the Reformation.

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  • Its use in the Eucharist of the undivided Church has been continued since the great schism, although the Eastern Church protests against the interpolation 1 Jevons, Introd.

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  • The only points of sure information which we possess relate to (1) his relations with Ignatius, (2) his protests against heresy, (3) his visit to Rome in the time of Anicetus, (4) his martyrdom.

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  • This election was confirmed by a Storthing held at Eidsvold on the 10th of April, and on the 17th of May Christian was elected king of Norway, despite the protests of the Swedish party.

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  • Protests urging the diet not to weaken came in from all sides.

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  • It had all been said before in the various protests of which we have spoken, and very recently by Ulrich von Hutten in his Dialogues, but no one had put the case so strongly, or so clearly, before.

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  • Protests follow against hunting and fishing rights, restrictions on wood-cutting, and excessive demands made on peasants.

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  • The first decided protests against the exercise of sovereign power by the crown, the first general moral and political revolt that marked the approach of the American War of Independence, took place in Massachusetts; so that the most striking events in the general history of the colonies as a whole from 1760 to 1775 are an intimate part of her annals.

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  • Unlike Taylor, Fillmore favoured the " Compromise Measures," and his signing one of them, the Fugitive Slave Law, in spite of the vigorous protests of anti-slavery men, lost him much of his popularity in the North.

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  • As discovery revealed the existence of another vast domain to the north, the name spread to the whole of the pair of continents by customary use, in spite of the protests of the Spaniards, by whom it was not officially used of North America till the 18th century.

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  • On the other hand, the Augsburg Confession protests its loyalty to the decretum of Nice.

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  • Hence the protests of those who believed that the figures for population were too small swelled into a general chorus of dissatisfaction.

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  • He* went to the Spanish War as a volunteer against the urgent wishes of his political advisers, and in spite of the protests of some of his best and most intimate friends.

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  • The indoor manufactures followed in British prisons are not so varied as the foregoing and have been limited by the protests and objections raised by free or outside labour against alleged unfair competition.

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  • All protests against gross misgovernment during many years having proved useless, Oudh was annexed in 1856 and constituted a separate chief commissionership. Then followed the Mutiny, when all signs of British rule were for a time swept away throughout the greater part of the two provinces.

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  • This was granted, and subsequently the British North Borneo Company, which was formed in May 1882, took over, in spite of some diplomatic protests on the part of the Dutch and Spanish governments, all the sovereign and territorial rights ceded by the original grants, and proceeded under its charter to organize the administration of the territory.

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  • The effect of Wolf's Prolegomena was so overwhelming that, although a few protests were made at the time, the true Homeric controversy did not begin till after Wolf's death (1824).

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  • About 1780 Jezzar peremptorily banished the French trading colony, in spite of protests from the French government, and refused to receive a consul.

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  • Notwithstanding his frequent protests that he did not covet power, but longed for retirement, we find him again, so late as 1835, within three years of his death, in hopes of office under Peel.

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  • Owing to the protests of the Dominicans and other regulars, the book was prohibited in 1760, but the second part was issued surreptitiously in 1768.

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  • He acts as a notary public; he draws up marine and commercial protests, attests documents brought to him, and, if necessary, draws up wills, powers of attorney, or conveyances.

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  • Shaftesbury vigorously protests against the notion of a wholly transcendent God.

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  • He protests against its use for controversial pamphlets which distort the truth.

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  • This order provoked protests both in the North and the South, and also abroad, particularly in England and France, and it was doubtless the cause of his removal in December 1862.

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  • Vigorous protests by the private trading companies were also made against this violation of the freedom of trade secured by the Berlin Act, and eventually 1 For an account of the loans and liabilities of the state see II.

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  • John, after futile protests, collected an army, and with the assistance of Ras Walad Michael, hereditary chief of Bogos, advanced against the Egyptian forces, who were under the command of one Arendrup, a Dane.

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  • Clement V., at the council of Vienne, had attempted to bring back the Spirituals to the common rule by concessions; John, on the other hand, in the bull Quorundam exigit (April 13, 1317), adopted an uncompromising and absolute attitude, and by the bull Gloriosam ecclesiam (January 23, 1318) condemned the protests which had been raised against the bull Quorundam by a group of seventy-four Spirituals and conveyed to Avignon by the monk Bernard Delicieux.

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  • It protests against contemporary industrial selfishness, and against the organization of industry on the Darwinian principle of struggle for existence.

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  • An attitude so indecent threatened to defeat the very objects of the reactionary powers, and Gentz congratulated the congress that these sorry protests would be buried in the archives, offering at the same time to write for the king a dignified letter in which he should express his reluctance at having to violate his oaths in the face of irresistible force !

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  • Abbots more and more assumed almost episcopal state, and in defiance of the prohibition of early councils and the protests of St Bernard and others, adopted the episcopal insignia of mitre, ring, gloves and sandals.

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  • Four counties had, however, distinguished themselves by protests against this demand, and the act of Richard III.

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  • Disagreements and disputes were continual, and the easy expedient of rewarding the officials of the Curia and increasing the papal revenue by "reserving" more and more benefices was met by repeated protests, such as that of the bishops and barons of England (the chief sufferers), headed by Robert Grosseteste of Lincoln, at the council of Lyons in 1245.2 The subject, indeed, frequently became one of national interest, on account of the alarming amount of specie which was thus drained away, and hence numerous enactments exist in regard to it by the various national governments.

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  • Speaking broadly the development was from rigour to indulgence, and the three schisms referred to voiced the protests of the puritan minority.

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  • For some years he was constrained to take a minor part in politics, only emerging occasionally to make violent and unwise protests against peace with France.

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  • Indeed in 1452 he conseqted to abandon his protests, and to lend his aid to the other party for a great national object, the recovery of Guienne.

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  • In spite of the protests of Sheridan and other members of the opposition, a campaign of press and other prosecutions now began which threatened to extinguish the most cherished right of Englishmenliberty of speech.

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  • There is no difference in social spirit and doctrine between his protests against the maxims of the English common people as to the colonists, and his protests against the maxims of the French common people as to the court and the nobles; and it is impossible to find a single principle either asserted or implied in the speeches on the American revolution which was afterwards repudiated in the writings on the revolution in France.

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  • But neither Sheridan nor Fox was capable of that sustained and overflowing indignation at outraged justice and oppressed humanity, that consuming moral fire, which burst forth again and again from the chief manager of the impeachment, with such scorching might as drove even the cool and intrepid Hastings beyond all self-control, and made him cry out with protests and exclamations like a criminal writhing under the scourge.

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  • Protests in favour of freedom were occasionally raised, not always in a very wise manner, or on very wise grounds, by various individuals such as Eustathius of Sebaste (c. 350), Aerius of Pontus (c. 375), and Jovinian, a Roman monk (c. 388).

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  • Paul endeavoured to make drastic reforms in the curia, and abolished the college of abbreviators (1466), but this called forth violent protests from the historian Platina, one of their number and subsequently librarian under Sixtus IV., who is responsible for the fiction that Paul was an illiterate persecutor of learning.

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  • But as these had for 900 years formed part of her system, there were protests from time to time and attempts at restoration.

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  • Amongst such protests, which generally dwelt a good deal on the want of provision for unmarried women, may be mentioned three in successive centuries.

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  • It offered them compensation in money, and when this was declined, took no heed of their protests.

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  • As regards natural law, he teaches that God has implanted in the human mind a knowledge of its immutable general principles; and not only knowledge, but a disposition, to which he applies the peculiar scholastic name synderesis,' that unerringly prompts to the realization of these principles in conduct, and protests against their violation.

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  • Of his poems may be mentioned The Oath, a series of most beautiful ballads, with a tragical love-story of the 17th century as their base, but with many and happy satirical allusions to modern life; JOrundr, a long poem about the convict king, the Danish pirate Jorgensen, who nearly succeeded in making himself the master of Iceland, and The Fate of the Gods and The Men of the West (the Americans), two poems which, with their anti-clerical and half-socialistic tendencies, have caused strong protests from orthodox Lutheran clergy.

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  • Further protests were made by many of the powers when the illusory nature of these concessions became known, and it was not until May 1906 that diplomatic relations with Servia were resumed by Great Britain.

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  • Despite Magyar protests the misleading name "Croatia" was popularly and even in official documents applied to the whole country, including the purely Slavonian provinces of Virovitica, Poega and Syrmia.

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  • Despite the signal failure of the first crusade, when he had been taken prisoner; despite the protests of his mother, of his counsellors, and of the pope himself, he flung himself into the mad adventure of Tunis.

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  • There were requests that the bishops should be judged according to the rules, protests against the interlopers, demands for the restoration of the bishops to their sees.

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  • The Inquisition was at first established (in 1480) in the dominions of Castile only, but it was extended in 1486 to Catalonia and in 1487 to Aragon, in spite of strong protests.

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  • Foreign exchanges rose, exports decreased, the railway traffic declined, and the commercial classes and consumers of foreign goods and products were loud in their protests.

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  • These protests were overruled by the majority of the ministers, who invoked dynastic and monarchical considerations in favor of a desperate stand, however hopeless, in defence of the last remnants of the colonial empire of Spain.

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  • The estates of Languedoc, summoned to Toulouse, also made protests against misgovernment, but they agreed to raise a war-levy on terms to which the dauphin acceded.

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  • Tatian does not deny the stories of the Greek mythology - indeed he protests against any attempt to allegorize it - but he insists that these stories are the record of the deeds of demons and have no religious value.

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  • During the 4th and following centuries the tendency to enlist the fine arts in the service of the church steadily advanced; not, however, so far as appears, with the formal sanction of any regular ecclesiastical authority, and certainly not without strong protests raised by more than one powerful voice.

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  • These admissions, together with his elucidation of the idea of doctrinal development and his eloquent assertion of the supremacy of conscience, have led some critics to hold that, in spite of all his protests to the contrary, he was himself somewhat of a Liberal.

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  • In England historic protests were made against such monopolies, but the chartered companies were less exclusive in England than in either France or Holland, the governors of provinces almost always allowing strangers to trade on receiving some pecuniary inducement.

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  • According to contemporary protests, they had a most injurious effect on the commerce of the countries where they had their rise.

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  • Despite vigorous protests, Berisha reluctantly conceded defeat as the Socialists, led by Fatos Nano, won a convincing victory.

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  • Even after vehement protests from United players, the match continued, with Mottram refusing demands to consult his linesman.

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  • This sparked furious protests, with both camps becoming extremely agitated to say the least.

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  • Following protests by the strikers, including a visit to the newspaper offices, the paper retracted the allegations.

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  • Scotsman.com Prince Charles backs offshore windfarm campaign Prince Charles has backs offshore windfarm campaign Prince Charles has backed protests over a proposed windfarm.

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  • In London, several days of protests will see a range of actions from mass civil disobedience to street parties.

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  • The security cordon ensured there were few of the usual demos or protests.

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  • Police said they had arrested 45 demonstrators who tried to enter Munich to join the ad-hoc protests.

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  • No threats of national protests or blockaded tanker depots.

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  • Several ministers entered protests, and claimed the right of retaining the designation They continue separate in seven congregations.

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  • Maryam protests and the owner is rather disdainful of a woman telling him what's what.

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  • Their protests to the men drawing the dray being unheeded, they all decided to sit down in order to preserve their equilibrium.

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  • Spokesman Mark Almond said only Labor's overwhelming victory prevented a firestorm of protests against voter fraud.

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  • There are protests and tempers flares into a startling climax with Whitaker shooting the prisoner.

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  • It seems the nearby linesman believed he had seen the tackle clearly because he waved away protests from Liverpool's coaching staff.

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  • The protests happening at the masters which offers mathematical.

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  • General friendly and compliant, the mainstream media neglects to report arrests and protests unless there's a violent photo-opportunity.

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  • Commentators have compared the DIY movement with the protests and social movements of the late 1960s.

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  • More than half of these protests ended in the deployment of riot police or the army.

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  • This has only served to spark mass protests, which quickly spread like wildfire across the country.

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  • The US authorities on Friday advised their nationals to stay away from anti-war protests in Italy, saying there could be violence.

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  • We also raise the demand of the abolition of specialist police units like the riot squad, whose function is to attack legitimate protests.

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  • Like all previous large scale anti-capitalist protests, Barcelona was made up of a very local crowd.

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  • This followed our press release on the fuel price protests.

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  • A nationwide campaign of protests and petitioning merely provoked the enraged authorities to deport four of the delegation's members to Malta.

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  • The big anti-war protests in late 2002 and early 2003 also rehabilitated mass mobilization as a way to engage in politics.

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  • Amidst our protests, 3 centers gained a reprieve of a month's consultation.

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  • We also included a rundown of all the protests to date.

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  • Both protests were joined by the Socialist stockbrokers, and in the City of London people vacuumed up after capitalism!

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  • Protests against the war and President Johnson himself had grown so strident by 1968 that he wisely chose not to run for reelection.

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  • Over the next five years, direct action protests against the construction of new roads become almost as common across Britain as motorway tailbacks.

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  • Over the same weekend, protests in the capital, Kathmandu, have turned violent.

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  • In 1438 the Pragmatic Sanction of Bourges adopted and put into practice the Basel decrees, and in spite of the incessant protests of the Holy See the Pragmatic was observed throughout the 15th century, even after its nominal abolition by Louis XI.

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  • The strongest protests were raised, but the utmost they could effect was that, in 1618, permission was granted to export from Buenos Aires two shiploads of produce a year.

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  • He accordingly directed the Sardinian admiral Persano only to arrest the expedition should it touch at a Sardinian port; while in reply to the indignant protests of the continental powers he disclaimed all knowledge of the affair.

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  • The hey issued futile protests to the powers.

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  • The failure of the conciliation movement left profound irritation between Vatican and Quirinal, an irritation which, on the Vatican side, found expression in vivacious protests and in threats of leaving Rome; and, on the Italian side, in the deposition of the syndic of Rome for having visited the cardinal-vicar, in the anti-clerical provisions of the new penal code, and in the inauguration (9th June 1889) of a monument to Giordano Bruno on the very site of his martyrdom.

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  • When David Hume (Dialogues concerning Natural Religion) protests that the universe is a " singular effect " and that we have no right to affirm a cause for it, unless we have experience of the origin of many universes, and can generalize the conclusion, They all have causes - he may be unassailable upon empiricist grounds.

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  • Gradually, however, the chancelleries had to withdraw their protests, for it came to be generally recognized that the semibarbarian, who died at the early age of fifty-three, had transformed the oriental tsardom of Muscovy into a state of the Western type and had made it a powerful member of the European family of nations (see Peter I.).

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  • Another innovation was the census; it was undertaken despite the protests of Joab, and was checked by the rebukes of the prophet Gad and the visitation of a pestilence (xxiv.).

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  • Although some of his quatrains are purely mystic and pantheistic, most of them bear quite another stamp; they are the breviary of a radical freethinker, who protests in the most forcible manner both against the narrowness, bigotry and uncompromising austerity of the orthodox ulema and the eccentricity, hypocrisy and wild ravings of advanced Sufis, whom he successfully combats with their own weapons, using the whole mystic terminology simply to ridicule mysticism itself.

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  • Protests came in from every quarter and a dangerous rebellion broke out in Transylvania; but opposition only made Joseph more obstinate, and he endeavoured to anticipate any further resistance by abolishing the ancient county assemblies and dividing the kingdom into two districts administered by German officials.

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  • His protests against the Pragmatic Sanction of Bourges were ineffectual, but by means of the Concordat of the Princes, negotiated by Piccolomini with the electors in February 1447, the whole of Germany declared against the antipope.

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  • Protests, especially in South Germany, were raised against the criminal procedure, for it was proposed to abolish trial by jury and substitute over the whole empire the Prussian system, and a sharp conflict arose as to the method of dealing with the press.

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  • Numerous protests were made by many of the inhabitants of the Orange River Sovereignty against the abandonment of it by the British government, but the duke of Newcastle, who was then colonial secretary in Lord Aberdeen's administration, replied that the decision was in- evitable (see [[Orange Free State]]).

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  • Winfield Scott, although the latter was personally unacceptable to himself, as its leader, and despite Taylor's vigorous protests detached most of his experienced troops to join Scott's command.

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  • The history of government and political agitation has centred since then in the demand for general land legislation and for an adequate civil and criminal law, in protests against the enforcement of a liquor prohibition law, and in agitation for an efficiently centralized administration.

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  • Those, on the contrary, who think that the nation which was on the very eve of surrendering itself to the Napoleonic absolutism was not in a hopeful humour for peace and the European order, will believe that Burke's protests were as perspicacious as they were powerful, and that anything which chilled the energy of the war was as fatal as he declared it to be.

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  • The church chose to abide by the idea of Hildebrand and to reject that of Francis of Assisi; and the revolt of Ockham and the Franciscans, of the Beghards and other spiritual fraternities, of Wycliffe and the Lollards, were all protests against that decision.

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  • I'll go out to them, said Princess Mary, and in spite of the nurse's and Dunyasha's protests she went out into the porch; Dron, Dunyasha, the nurse, and Michael Ivanovich following her.

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  • Parents reacted in anger at the decision and plan to resume a series of protests.

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  • This previously secret transcript shows the party elites choosing against violent repression of the mass protests in Wenceslas Square.

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  • Amidst our protests, 3 centers gained a reprieve of a month 's consultation.

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  • Their protests have pressurized Surrey County Council into shelving plans to slash its canal upkeep handout by £ 100,000 over the next two years.

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  • Many sheriff courts have a separate register of protests.

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  • However sincere the protests, they cannot be allowed to stand in the way of rational argument.

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  • Peaceful sit-in protests have been going on for more than four months.

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  • Both protests were joined by the Socialist Stockbrokers, and in the City of London people vacuumed up after capitalism !

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  • Two weeks later, the Home Office published plans to toughen the law against protests outside the homes of scientists.

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  • The university has been similarly unmoved by protests about the fate of cultural studies from all over the world.

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  • Despite vehement protests from United players, the match continued, with Mottram refusing demands to consult his linesman.

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  • After a wave of local protests and widespread international condemnation, Grameen withdrew from the agreement.

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  • Subsequent to the bill being passed in Congress, there were protests in Washington, D.C.

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  • His right to eat should come before anyone else's protests and discomfort!

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  • Protests from consumers lead the manufacturer to offer replacement cardboard boxes at Simpsonsbox.com.

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  • Don't listen to the drinker's protests that they are fine and need to "sleep it off."

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  • At many colleges and universities, students have organized rallies or protests against tuition hikes.

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  • He protests that he already has a dinner jacket, but she insists.

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  • Information detailing any boycotts or protests currently underway by the OCA.

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  • It was the years of the Vietnam War and the Vietnam war protests.

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  • In answer to early protests from parents and advocacy groups, the video game industry implemented a voluntary rating system.

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  • Another first-person shooter, Duke Nukem 3D also raised protests with its violent, consequence-free gameplay.

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  • Beatie has found himself in the midst of a media circus as he and his wife attempt to navigate the legal questions, ethical protests, and just plain curiosity of those grappling with the idea of a man who is pregnant.

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  • She organized and participated in protests while also raising money to help the victims, particularly the children, of land mines.

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  • It is also a great opportunity to learn how to partner with your local and national government levels, allowing you to build relationship and gain leverage as a group, should you ever need something in terms of requests or protests.

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  • Many protests and counter-protests reached violent levels, with theaters being vandalized, posters burned, and in the end it took police protection to allow the movie to be screened at all.

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  • One of the main organizations leading these protests, both in the courts and on the streets, was called Shiv Sena.

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  • Permissive parents often "give in" to their children's wishes, hesitating on boundaries as soon as their child protests, gets angry, throws a tantrum, or expresses disapproval in some way.

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  • During the civil rights movement, Bond founded the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and participated in many civil rights protests and African American voter registration efforts.

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  • It was the first of many such contract protests and disputes that would crop up behind the scenes of the CBS drama.

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  • For games IV and V, sponsors like Dodge had to pull out because of protests from customers.

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  • Family members are usually apprehensive about the changes - especially the children - and the protests become more and more aggressive as the children realize Jo isn't going to accept any nonsense.

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  • Despite the protests, however, the rumors about the Manzo family just won't quit.

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  • The series generated debate and theory before it even debuted due in part to fan loyalty to the 1970s series as well as protests by original series actor Richard Hatch.

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  • For example, the 2011 Occupy Wall Street protests were fueled almost exclusively by social networking as like-minded people initially met and planned online.

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  • One Facebook page for the Egyptian protests has over one million "likes" or people following the activities of the group.

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  • The protesters capitalized on the fact that Fridays were a normal day for Egyptians to gather, and they organized the protests as Facebook Events held on Fridays.

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  • Young people shared the Events, and viral marketing, or spontaneous sharing, of the events spread throughout Facebook until tens of thousands of people joined the protests that were seen on television worldwide.

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  • The government recognized too late that the new social media technology was being used to organize the protests.

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  • By this time, however, the protesters were using every means possible, including word of mouth, phone calls and flyers to spread the news of the protests.

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  • She resumed the chores, in spite of Alex's protests.

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  • But it is plain that, once convinced of the necessity for the king's execution, he was the chief instrument in overcoming all scruples among his judges, and in resisting the protests and appeals of the Scots.

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  • Already in the 9th century there were several protests against the rigidity and want of spirituality of a purely sacerdotal church.

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  • Bulleyes have been used in political protests.

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