Purity Sentence Examples

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  • Man flows at once to God when the channel of purity is open.

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  • He exercised a large liberality and did much to further the work of temperance and purity organizations.

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  • It is the result of the period in which he lived, of his wide culture and the simplicity and noble purity of his character.

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  • Courage, watchfulness, striving for purity, were all necessary in the incessant combat with the forces of evil.

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  • After a rite intended to secure its perfect ceremonial purity, a part of the victim, the vapa, was removed, held over the fire and finally cast into it.

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  • Share thy happiness with thy neighbor, and may envy never dim the purity of that bliss.

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  • The Hartville ores are remarkable for their high grade and purity, running from 60 to 70% metallic iron, with 22 to 5% silica, and only traces of sulphur and phosphorus.

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  • The reason for abstinence was, again, ritual purity.

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  • The purity men love is like the mists which envelop the earth, and not like the azure ether beyond.

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  • The purity of the style is also urged, and a comparison of Amos i.

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  • Though it was not till later times that the network of class divisions and subdivisions attained anything like the degree of intricacy which it shows in these latter days, still in its origin the caste-system is undoubtedly coincident with the rise of Brahmanism, and may even be said to be of the very essence of it.3 The cardinal principle which underlies the system of caste is the preservation of purity of descent, and purity of religious belief and ceremonial usage.

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  • In the extreme northwestern districts - the Punjab and Rajputana, judging from the fairly uniform physical features of the present population of these parts - they seem to have been signally successful in their endeavour to preserve their racial purity, probably by being able to clear a sufficiently extensive area of the original occupants for themselves with their wives and children to settle upon.

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  • Indeed, the paucity of women of the Aryan stock would probably render these mixed unions almost a necessity from the very outset; and the vaunted purity of blood which the caste rules were calculated to perpetuate can scarcely have remained of more than a relative degree even in the case of the Brahman caste.

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  • It was under these conditions that Spenser gave his romantic epic to the world, a poem which derived its allegory from the middle ages, its decorative richness from the Italian Renaissance, its sweetness, purity, harmony and imaginative splendour from the most poetic nation of the modern world.

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  • Tests made for several successive years by means of culture media and sterile plates, demonstrated the perfect bacteriologic purity of the air, first drawn into the caverns through myriads of rocky crevices that served as natural filters, then further cleansed by floating over the transparent springs and pools, and finally supplied to the inmates of the sanatorium.

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  • It is the note of every great religious reformer, Moses, Buddha, Paul, Mani, Mahomet, St Francis, Luther, to enlighten and direct it to higher aims, substituting a true personal holiness for a ritual purity or taboo, which at the best was viewed as a kind of physical condition and contagion, inherent as well in things and animals as in man.

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  • In these circumstances, due weight should be given to Bacon's own assertions of his perfect innocence and purity of intention; they ought not to be put out of court unless found in actual contradiction to the facts, and the reverse of this is the case, so far as has yet appeared.'

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  • The residue that remains in original purity with its tension yet undiminished is the ether in the highest sphere of the visible heavens, encircling the world of which it is lord and head.

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  • Yet, apart from its sterling excellence, it is not without beauties, for it is marked by loftiness of thought, a love of purity and truth, and refinement in taste and feeling.

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  • The general lesson to be learned from these facts is, that if the purity of the water of any well not far removed from the sea is to be maintained, that water must not be pumped down much below the sea-level.

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  • The modifications introduced have been chiefly in details, in order to economize materials and labour, to ensure purity of product, and to increase the rate of deposition.

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  • Such a degree of purity is, however, unattainable unless the conditions of electrolysis are rigidly adhered to.

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  • The Jews are a good example of acclimatization, because they have been established for many centuries in climates very different from that of their native land; they keep themselves almost wholly free from intermixture with the people around them; and they are often so populous in a country that the intermixture with Jewish immigrants from other lands cannot seriously affect the local purity of the race.

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  • Purity of descent was not, however, quite so strictly maintained as at Guayaquil.

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  • Compared with the Gondwana coal of the peninsula of India the Tertiary coal seams of Assam are remarkable for their purity and their extraordinary thickness.

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  • It is strong in its unequivocal insistence on personal purity and responsibility, and in the uncompromising simplicity of its fundamental principle.

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  • Here, again, the theology was further developed, and an attempt made to annul the old dualism by envisaging both Ormuzd and Ahriman as emanations of an original principle of infinite time (Zervan), a doctrine which long enjoyed official validity under the Sassanids till, in the reign of Chosroes I., the sect of Zervanites was pronounced heretical.i But, above all, the ritual and the doctrine of purity were elaborated and expanded, and there was evolved a complete and detailed system of casuistry, dealing with all things allowed and forbidden, the forms of pollution and the expiation for each, &c., which, in its arid and spiritles1 monotony vividly recalls the similar prescriptions in the Pentateuch.

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  • The sweetness and purity of his nature combined with his brilliant conversational powers to render him the most delightful of friends and companions.

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  • The aborigines of South Africa are represented by the Bushmen and Hottentots, now found in any racial purity only in the Kalahari and in the southern part of German South-West Africa.

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  • In the rational creatures - man and the gods - Pneuma is manifested in a high degree of purity and intensity as an emanation from the world-soul, itself an emanation from the primary substance of purest ether - a spark of the celestial fire, or, more accurately, fiery breath, which is a mean between fire and air, characterized by vital warmth more than by dryness.

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  • They were at pains to insist upon purity of heart and life as an indispensable condition for success in prophesying and to enlist piety in the service of morality.

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  • He admired the classic style, the exquisite purity of language, the flights of imagination, but he admired above all the philosophy.

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  • With regard to the form of the poem, Rutilius handles the elegiac couplet with great metrical purity and freedom, and betrays many signs of long study in the elegiac poetry of the Augustan era.

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  • His works, according to Diogenes Laertius, numbered seventytwo, and were characterized by a purity of style which compares favourably with that of Plato.

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  • All the emperors have based their claims on their direct descent from Solomon and the queen of Sheba; but it is needless to say that in many, if not in most, cases their success has been due more to the force of their arms than to the purity of their lineage.

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  • It cannot be prepared with any degree of purity by the action of concentrated sulphuric acid on bromides, since secondary reactions take place, leading to the liberation of free bromine and formation of sulphur dioxide.

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  • Xenocrates's earnestness and strength of character won for him universal respect, and stories were remembered in proof of his purity, integrity and benevolence.

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  • This exceeds all the other publications of its class in purity of language and excellence of style.

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  • But when those who wished him ill accused him of licentious amours, he called on God and the angels to attest his purity.

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  • The nobility of her purpose and the genuineness of her belief in her mission, combined with her purity of character and simple patriotism, stand clear.

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  • The pilgrimage was so intimately connected with the wellbeing of Mecca, and had already such a hold on the Arabs round about, that Mahomet could not afford to sacrifice it to an abstract purity of religion, and thus the old usages were transplanted into Islam in the double form of the omra or vow of pilgrimage to Mecca, which can be discharged at any time, and the hajj or pilgrimage at the great annual feast.

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  • But he is best vindicated from the charges of selfishness and cowardice by the thoughts and meditations contained in his private diaries and papers, where the purity and honour of his motives are clearly seen.

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  • He dwells on the risk run by the sponsors, in case the candidates for whose purity they went bail should fall into sin.

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  • Though nothing was as yet systematized, the governing principle is laid down that the sin of the member affects the whole body, and therefore the society is bound to deal with it both from pity for the sinner, and for the sake of its own purity.

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  • The first, the religious, including women and laymen as well as clergy, still maintained the old ideals of purity and mutual responsibility.

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  • But when Buddhism, whose widely open doors had absorbed the mass of the community, became thereby corrupted from its pristine purity and gradually died away, the smaller school of the Jains, less diametrically opposed to the victorious orthodox creed of the Brahmans, survived, and in some degree took its place.

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  • He brought no new political ideas into their minds, but he ruled them by the force of his character and the example of his purity.

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  • The peculiarity of this work - written, of course, from what is known as the intuitional point of view - is its fivefold division of the springs of action and of their objects, of the primary and universal rights of man (personal security, property, contract, family rights and government), and of the cardinal virtues (benevolence, justice, truth, purity and order).

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  • And whosoever did eat or drink before the evening prayer was ended should be accounted and reputed not to consider the purity of his fast.

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  • They are distinguished by the wearing of a white turban, emblematic of the purity of their life.

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  • Among the other products we must notice the marble - both that of Pentelicus, which afforded a material of unrivalled purity and whiteness for building the Athenian temples, and the blue marble of Hymettus - the trabes Hymettiae of Horace - which used to be transported to Rome for the construction of palaces.

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  • The reputation of these coins for purity of metal and accuracy of weight was so great that they had a very wide circulation, and in consequence it was thought undesirable to make any alteration in the types lest their genuineness should be doubted.

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  • The diamonds of this district are noted for their purity and lustre, and are generally associated with other crystals - garnets, agates, quartz and chalcedonies.

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  • Then, when Christianity threw off the Mosaic ritual, this religious sense of purity was left with no other sphere besides morality; while, from its highly idealized character, it was peculiarly well adapted for that repression of vicious desires which Christianity claimed as its special function.

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  • The distinctive features of Christian ethics are obedience, unworldliness, benevolence, purity and humility.

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  • The same may be said of the stricter regulation which Christianity enforced on the relations of the sexes; except so far as the prohibition of divorce is concerned, and the stress laid on " purity of heart " as contrasted with merely outward chastity.

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  • But creatures are only to be loved in their purity as created by God; all that is bad in them must be an object of hatred till it is destroyed.

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  • The moral reason, thus left in sole supremacy, is represented as enunciating five ultimate principles, - those of benevolence, justice, truth, purity and order.

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  • The principle of purity, again, " that the lower parts of our nature ought to be subject to the higher," merely particularizes that supremacy of reason over non-rational impulses which is involved in the very notion of reasoned morality.

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  • These biographies are more literary and medieval and less poetic than the Icelandic sagas and king's lives; their simplicity, truth, realism and purity of style are the same.

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  • Sturla's power lies in his faithfulness to nature, minute observance of detail and purity of style.

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  • The first man was made in the image and likeness of God, which not only implies man's superiority to all other creatures, but indicates his original purity, integrity and sanctity.

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  • Thus all are held vitiated and perverted in all parts of their nature, and on account of such corruption deservedly condemned before God, by whom nothing is accepted save righteousness innocence, and purity.

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  • Even the churches which trace their descent from Calvin's work and faith no longer hold in their entirety his views on the magistrate as the preserver of church purity, the utter depravity of human nature, the non-human character of the Bible, the dealing of God with man.

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  • It might have been anticipated that the purity of a text so widely read and so renowned would, from the earliest times, have been guarded with jealous care.

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  • Only after the fall of man begins the creation of space, time and matter, or of the world as we now know it; and the motive of this creation was the desire to afford man an opportunity for taking advantage of the scheme of redemption, for bringing forth in purity the image of God according to which he has been fashioned.

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  • Apollo is clearly connected in some way with light, as his name 40a i 30s seems to indicate, and with purity.'

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  • That there are in the Eddas and Sagas early ideas and later ideas tinged by Christian legend seems indubitable, but philological and historical learning has by no means settled the questions of relative purity and antiquity tin the myths.

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  • Having indicated the chief races of which in various degrees of purity and intermixture the population of Africa is formed, it remains to consider them in greater detail, particu connected by a vertical strip of grassy highland lying mainly to the east of the chain of great lakes.

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  • Without Charles him the apostle of Germany, the English monk Boniface, Martel would never have succeeded in preserving the purity and the of the faith and keeping the bishops submissive to Chumh.

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  • At the head of the former type Robespierre, without special knowledge or exceptional talent, devoured by jealous ambition and gifted with cold grave eloquence, enjoyed a great moral ascendancy, due to his incorruptible purity of life and the invariably correct behaviour that had been wanting in Mirabeau, and by the persevering will which Danton had lacked.

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  • The inspirations which the prophet receives by angelic messengers are compared with the irradiation of intellectual light, which the philosopher wins by contemplation of truth and increasing purity of life.

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  • This society - the Brothers of Purity or Sincerity (Ikhwan us Safa ` i) - divided into four orders, wrought in the interests of religion no less than of science; and though its attempt to compile an encyclopaedia of existing knowledge may have been premature, it yet contributed to spread abroad a desire for further information.

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  • To Ghazali (q.v.) it seemed that the study of secular philosophy had resulted in a general indifference to religion, and that the Ghazal, scepticism scepticism which concealed itself under a pretence of piety was destroying the life and purity of the nation.

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  • The discussion, which lasted for three days, Augustine and Aurelius of Carthage being the chief speakers on the one side, and Primian and Petilian on the other, turned exclusively upon the two questions that had given rise to the schism - first, the question of fact, whether Felix of Aptunga who consecrated Caecilian had been a traditor; and secondly, the question of doctrine, whether a church by tolerance of unworthy members within its pale lost the essential attributes of purity and catholicity.

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  • Seebeck found that the metals could be arranged in a Thermoelectric Series, in the order of their power when combined with any one metal, such that the power of any thermocouple p, composed of the metals A and B, was equal to the algebraic difference (p'-p") of their powers when combined with the standard metal C. The order of the metals in this series was found to be different from that in the corresponding Volta series, and to be considerably affected by variations in purity, hardness and other physical conditions.

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  • Before the time of Tait's researches such data were of little interest or value, on account of insufficient care in securing the purity of the materials tested; but increased facilities in this respect, combined with great improvements in electrical measurements, have put the question on a different footing.

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  • A comparison of the results of different observers would also suggest that the law of variation may be different in different metals, although the differences in the values of d 2 E/dP may be due in part to differences of purity or errors of observation.

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  • The Thoroughbred is probably the oldest of the breeds, and it is known as the " blood-horse " on account of the length of time through which its purity of descent can be traced.

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  • The water is pumped from Lake St Clair and is of exceptional purity.

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  • The purity of the ancient administration was abandoned.

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  • The purity of the product depends upon the quality of the benzene from which the nitrobenzene was prepared.

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  • Few have written French with greater purity than Feuillet, and his style, reserved in form and never excessive in ornament, but full of wit and delicate animation, is in admirable uniformity with his subjects and his treatment.

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  • Hutton as "unequalled for grandeur of outline, purity of taste and radiance of total effect"; while his latest and longest, "The Dream of Gerontius," is generally recognized as the happiest effort to represent the unseen world that has been made since the time of Dante.

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  • It is possible that the young fish find in the estuary of the Thames a larger amount of suitable food than on other parts of the coast, where the water may be of greater purity, but possesses less abundance of the minute animal life on which whitebait thrive.

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  • In special cases, such as the preparation of edible oils and fats, a further improvement in colour and greater purity is obtained by filtering the oils over charcoal, or over natural absorbent earths, such as fuller's earth.

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  • This value is indispensable for judging the purity of a butter.

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  • Quite apart from the genuineness of a sample, its special aroma constitutes the value of an oil, and in this respect the judging of the value of a given oil may, apart from the purity, be more readily solved by an experienced perfumer than by the chemist.

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  • Her claim of her blood's purity repeated through his thoughts.

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  • Will the assay results provide any clues not only to possible sources but also to purity or the possible adulteration of the specimens?

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  • The JPL facility will produce the aerogel for the STARDUST mission and provide well controlled media properties and purity.

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  • Yet, despite all, the angel as an embodiment of purity prevails, and still has the power to evoke awe and wonder.

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  • It was a religious act specifically undertaken to achieve the ritual purity required for participation in religious ceremonials.

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  • All these evils, Alhamdulillah, we are saved from by virtue of our upholding the Islamic ideals of sexual chastity and purity.

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  • In 1816 the silver coinage was replaced with new issues at a lower level of silver purity.

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  • Because of its white coloring, the ermine is a symbol of moral purity and innocence.

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  • Words are so devalued in our times so we should simply announce the gospel in its purity.

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  • In the political and economic spheres this pining for the purity of the Middle Ages is completely impotent.

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  • Unfortunately the two species also interbreed to give hybrids, which makes it extremely difficult to define the genetic purity of a wildcat.

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  • Brides traditionally wear white to symbolize purity, although variations, including ivory, cream or pastels are sometimes used.

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  • The company's extensive range of health care ingredients includes essential fatty acids, high purity lipids, drug delivery systems and protein derivatives.

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  • A hallmark is a series of official marks that verify the purity of an article made from precious metal.

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  • He shows that the color gold represents purity of mind; the pale color of gold signifies mortification of the flesh.

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  • She underwent harsh penances sometimes to keep herself as pure as purity can be.

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  • In the past the bride's bouquet was compose of white flowers to symbolize purity.

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  • The Great White Throne but symbolizes the unsullied purity of God as the background against which human character is tested.

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  • So how do we preserve the purity of the faith?

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  • Few of us have attained the esthetic purity which finds the wind in the trees to be more musical than a brass band.

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  • The problem is serious and is one result of the loss of doctrinal purity on the part of IPSC competitors.

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  • Once they have been so informed, we have already violated their pristine purity.

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  • The whole concept of racial purity is a complete myth.

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  • It is the vision of absolute purity of sound.

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  • Moreover, Austria has had a workable and feasible seed purity law since 2002.

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  • He mentions their purity, " the same shall be clothed in white raiment.

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  • A white rosebud indicates girlhood, while red rosebuds mean purity and loveliness.

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  • By the 19th century, it was suggested that the lamb represented purity, obviously a good selling point for the local tin smelters.

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  • Russia was the one last corner where revolutionary socialism, purity of principle an ideals, still held away.

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  • With what purity of interval did these singers sing unaccompanied?

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  • I still retained some feelings of purity, and I entertained the deepest veneration for Angela.

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  • As a thinker George Eliot is vastly superior; her knowledge is more profound and her psychological analysis subtler and more scientific. But as an artist, in unity of design, in harmony of treatment, in purity and simplicity of language, so felicitous and yet so unstudied, in those qualities which make the best of George Sand's novels masterpieces of art, she is as much her inferior.

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  • The first decree (Decretum de fide et ecclesia) declared that the Catholic Church has no right to introduce new dogmas, but only to preserve in its original purity the faith once delivered by Christ to His apostles, and is infallible only so far as it conforms to Holy Scripture and true tradition; the Church, moreover is a purely spiritual body and has no authority in things secular.

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  • A community whose mission it is to teach religious truth, which involves on the part of its members the obligation of belief in this truth, must, if it is not to fail of its object, possess an authority capable of maintaining the faith in its purity, and consequently capable of keeping it free from and condemning errors.

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  • A theory, which seems to have some probability in its favour, is that these mines were worked by the Khmer people during the period of power, energy and prosperity which found its most lofty expression in the now ruined and deserted city of Angkor Thom; while another attributes these works to the natives of India whose Hindu remains are found in Java and elsewhere, whose influence was at one time widespread throughout Malayan lands, and of whose religious teaching remnants still linger in the superstitions of the Malays and are preserved in some purity in Lombok and Bali.

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  • This passage shows that if Beethoven had had the modern trumpet at his disposal, while he would no doubt freely have used its resources, he would nevertheless have maintained its character as an instrument founded on the natural scale, and would have agreed with Brahms that the nobility and purity of its tone depends upon its faithful adherence, at least within symphonic limits, to types of melody suggestive of that scale.

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  • But later times nearly strangled Zoroastrian piety, not only by laws of ritual purity but also by newly evolved secondary deities - personified attributes, and the like.

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  • They laid great stress on purity of morals; and convinced that the Utraquist Church was morally corrupt, they founded a number of independent societies, first at Kremsir and Meseritsch in Moravia, and then at Wilenow, Diwischau and Chelcic in Bohemia.

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  • All these causes, and especially the first-mentioned, have enabled the Sla y s to maintain their ethnical purity in a relatively high degree, whereby they have been enabled to assimilate foreign elements and make them intensify or improve the ethnical type, without giving rise to half-breed races.

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  • The characteristic denunciations of corruption and lifeless ritual in the writings of the prophets and the emphasis which is laid upon purity and simplicity of religious life are suggestive of the influence of the nomadic spirit rather than of an internal evolution on Palestinian soil.

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  • The compilers knew Roman law, but drew upon it only for their method of presentation and for their terminology; and the document presents Germanic law in its purity.

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  • No contemporary, unaided by personal knowledge, could be expected to trust in Wagner's purity of ideal on the strength of Tannhauser, which actually achieved popularity by such coarse methods of climax as the revivalistic end of the overture, by such maudlin pathos as 0 du mein holder Abendstern, and by the amiably childish grand-opera skill with which half the action is achieved by processions and a considerable fraction of the music is represented by fanfares.

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  • After even the finest things in Tannhauser, the Vorspiel to Lohengrin comes as a revelation, with its quiet solemnity and breadth of design, its ethereal purity of tone-colour, and its complete emancipation from earlier operatic forms. The suspense and climax in the first act is so intense, and the whole drama is so well designed, that we must have a very vivid idea of the later Wagner before we can see how far the quality of musical thought still falls short of his ideals.

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  • The fact that at present washing machinery exists in all European factories and that most of the rubber received needs washing, leads to the greater purity of plantation rubber, except for special purposes, being generally discounted by the manufacturer.

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  • His Poesies pastorales (1688) have no greater claim to permanent repute, being characterized by stiffness and affectation; and the utmost that can be said for his poetry in general is that it displays much of the limae labor, great purity of diction and occasional felicity of expression.

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  • He lives in history, apart from his three hymns, mainly as a man of unstained purity and invincible fidelity to conscience, weak only in a certain narrowness of view which is a frequent attribute of the intense character which he possessed.

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  • With a lively and fertile fancy Eupolis combined a sound practical judgment; he was reputed to equal Aristophanes in the elegance and purity of his diction, and Cratinus in his command of irony and sarcasm.

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  • Strictly the Guanches were the primitive inhabitants of Teneriffe, where they seem to have preserved racial purity to the time of the Spanish conquest, but the name came to be applied to the indigenous populations of all the islands.

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  • In God we take to record in our consciences that from our hearts we abhor all sects of heresy, and all teachers of erroneous doctrines; and that with all humility we embrace purity of Christ's evangel, which is the only food of our souls" (Preface).

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  • To these causes we attribute the pathological observation of Seneca and Tacitus, the new sense of purity in Persius called out by contrast with the impurity around him, the glowing if somewhat sensational exaggeration of Juvenal, the vivid characterization of Martial.

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  • But, whatever might be Shaftesbury's speculative opinions or his mode of expressing them, all witnesses bear testimony to the elevation and purity of his life and aims. As an earnest student, and ardent lover of liberty, an enthusiast in the cause of virtue, and a man of unblemished life and untiring beneficence,, Shaftesbury probably had no superior in his generation.

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  • If the fork be mounted on a resonance box or held in front of a cavity resounding to the fundamental and not to the first overtone, the fundamental is brought out in great purity.

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  • The moral of his teaching - that all living art requires truth, nature, purity, earnestness - has now become the axiom of all aesthetic work or judgment.

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  • Melville's rudeness (if it is to be called so) was the outburst of just indignation from a man zealous for the purity of religion and regardless of consequences to himself.

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  • They received shares of the annual revenues of the temple in kind, consisting of linen, oil, flesh, bread, vegetables, wine, beer, &c. The divine servants or prophets had residences assigned them in the temple area In late times the priests were always shaven, and paid the greatest attention to cleanliness and ceremonial purity already implied in their ancient name.

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  • Nevertheless the critical and restraining tendency of Malherbe was not ill in place after the luxuriant importation and innovation of the Pleiade; and if he had confined himself to preaching greater technical perfection, and especially greater simplicity and purity in vocabulary and versification, instead of superciliously striking his pen through the great works of his predecessors, he would have deserved wholly well.

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  • Ruggles Brise, the English expert on prisons, declared that "the purity of the air and the cleanliness of the American prisons are admirable, and under a very elaborate system of warming by hot air, a regular and uniform temperature is sustained throughout the year, which, considering the varying nature of the climate from extreme heat to cold many points below zero, is a considerable engineering triumph."

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  • Among the Nayars of Malabar at the ceremonies of the Pambantullel, the household serpent-deities show their benevolence by inspiring with oracles certain women who must be of perfect purity.'

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  • Their filthy habits and disgusting practices of gross promiscuous feeding, even to the extent of eating offal and dead men's flesh, look almost like a direct repudiation of the strict Brahmanical code of ceremonial purity and cleanliness, and of the rules regulating the matter and manner of eating and drinking; and they certainly make them objects of loathing and terror wherever they are seen.

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  • The characteristic of the style developed by Bullant, De l'Orme and Lescot,, in the royal or princely palaces of Chenonceaux, Chambord, Anet, Ecouen, Fontainebleau, the Louvre and elsewhere, is a blending of capricious fancy and inventive richness of decoration with purity of outline and a large sense of the beauty of extended masses.

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  • On the other hand, since the isolation of the sacred, even when originally conceived in the interest of the profane, may be interpreted as self-protection on the part of the sacred as against defiling contact, taboo takes on the connotation of ascetic virtue, purity, devotion, dignity and blessedness.

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  • The Aeneid of Virgil, the Fasti of Ovid, suited well with his own restoration of the ancient temples, his revival of such ancient ceremonies as the Ludi Saeculares, his efforts to check the unRoman luxury of the day, and his jealous regard for the purity of the Roman stock.

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  • A man in intellect and courage, yet without conceit or bravado; a woman in sensibility and tenderness, yet without shrinking or weakness; a saint in purity of life and devotion of heart, yet without asceticism or religiosity; a knight-errant in hatred of wrong and contempt of baseness, yet without self-righteousness or cynicism; a prince in dignity and courtesy, yet without formality or condescension; a poet in thought and feeling, yet without jealousy or affectation; a scholar in tastes and habits, yet without aloofness or bookishness; a dutiful son, a loving husband, a judicious father, a trusty friend, a useful citizen and an enthusiastic patriot, - he united in his strong, transparent humanity almost every virtue under heaven.

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  • The language of Tuscany is remarkable for its purity of idiom, and its adoption by Dante and Petrarch probably led to its becoming the literary language of Italy.

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  • This creature succeeded by other means than temperance and purity.

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  • Who knows what sort of life would result if we had attained to purity?

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  • All sensuality is one, though it takes many forms; all purity is one.

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  • The impure can neither stand nor sit with purity.

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  • Can I receive that pure liquid into an impure vessel and judge of its purity?

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  • Godly pastors, godly elders, godly leaders are needed as defenders and protectors of the purity of the doctrine of the church.

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  • Nilsson achieved legendary status thanks to her unshakeable technique, purity of tone and enormous stamina.

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  • Purity of heart can only be given not attained by effort.

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  • There had far too much purity of intention for Chelsea 's liking in the 19th minute.

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  • From this circumstance I gathered that the decency of the body is more tenacious in its grasp than the purity of the soul.

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  • In the past the bride 's bouquet was compose of white flowers to symbolize purity.

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  • Snow quartz helps us to have a focus of purity in ourselves.

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  • He mentions their purity, the same shall be clothed in white raiment.

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  • We do n't want more " until user agents " caveats sullying the purity of our specs.

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  • Supply-side substitution is not an economic option with the older chemical technology, which produces a 96% purity.

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  • A symbol of purity, it aids purification on all levels.

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  • Pearls have been considered ideal wedding gifts because they symbolize purity and innocence.

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  • It emphasizes the importance of achieving maximal plasmid DNA purity when performing DNA transfection experiments that focus on cell survival.

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  • Trinity Bards and Oxford Reviewers by Richard Schulze; A lament for the lack of virginal purity among Byron Society lags.

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  • Always ask about the purity of the gold used in the jewelry you buy.

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  • If buying gold jewelry with stone insets like diamonds, rubies, emeralds or any other gemstones, always ask about the quality and purity of the stones used.

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  • Sterling Silver is silver with a purity of 92.5 %.

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  • The quality (purity) of gold is measured in karats, which is essentially a percentage in parts per thousand.

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  • When produced, the bars will have the manufacturer's name stamped on it, as well as its exact weight and purity.

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  • Keep in mind that the higher the purity of the gold, there is a smaller percentage of other metals combined with it, and the more rich yellow it will appear.

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  • By making your cat's food at home, you can ensure the purity of the product that your pet is eating.

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  • Families often turn to a religious art décor to build an atmosphere of serenity, purity, and spirituality.

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  • Wool actually helps the purity of indoor air because it has the ability to absorb pollutants and gases much faster and easier than nylon.

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  • Whole food is about purity and utilizing ingredients that are in their original, unadulterated state.

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  • The color of gold has said to ensure ceremonial purity and symbolizes wealth and prosperity.

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  • It is best described as a long flowing robe and is often worn in white signifying purity.

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  • Bags sell anywhere from $5 to $100, depending on the purity and amount of drug sold.Besides the less popular injection form, addicts get their fix by smoking or snorting the fine, white to brown colored powder.

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  • The white symbolizes purity and innocence before God, and looks much more appropriate during these religious rites than darker shades.

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  • Socks have represented both purity and health in history as well.

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  • Holy people in Europe wore a form of socks called "puttees", said to represent purity.

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  • Clematis in Colors - In this the general effect of the whole, the abundance and duration of the flowers, and the purity and brilliancy of their colors, are the prime factors, enabling plant-lovers to obtain the richest effects.

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  • Of Leeds' Silver Star forms the best are exquisite on good sandy soils, and their whiteness, delicate purity, and grace render them most acceptable as cut flowers.

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  • The small flowers, from their immense number and purity and their light airiness, could be likened in justice to waves of flickering snow.

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  • N. alba minor, a small-flowered variety with blooms of great purity, and prettily incurved.

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  • They are of glistening purity, fragrant, and very full of petals guarding the cluster of golden anthers.

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  • Over one-hundred and seventy tab versions are available here, with the most popular being Before I Forget, Duality, Wait and Bleed, Vermillion, Left Behind and Purity.

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  • These special bulbs are similar to incandescent bulbs featuring a tungsten resistance wire set within a sheath of high purity quartz.

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  • Christian rings for men can range from purity rings to cross rings to prayer rings.

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  • Purity rings offer a tangible reminder for men wanting to keep a vow of chastity.

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  • Purity rings are often made of a gem and set in a wide band that resembles a class ring.

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  • While you may not be quite ready to commit to a wedding date, masculine promise rings show a man's intention to remain faithful to his betrothed and are a reminder of vows of purity and the intention to one day wed.

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  • Throughout history, crystal has been the symbol of life and purity.

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  • A crystal heart jewelry box combines the symbols of love, life, purity and greatness making it a gift that carries strong emotions and feelings.

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  • The rings became known as abstinence or purity rings.

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  • Free purity rings are way to express your dedication to abstinence.

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  • While a large selection of abstinence rings are available for purchase from various jewelers and abstinence groups, you can find free purity rings.

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  • Purity rings are rings that symbolize a commitment to abstain from sex until marriage.

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  • Known as purity or abstinence rings, the rings are popular with teenagers and young adults who have made this commitment.

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  • Purity rings are traditionally worn on the ring finger of the left hand, although some people wear the ring on the right hand.

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  • The idea is that the wedding band will replace the purity ring one day.

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  • The purity ring movement is most popular in the Christian community.

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  • However, anyone who makes a celibacy pledge can wear a purity ring.

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  • The Christian abstinence advocacy group, The Silver Ring Thing, is credited with starting the purity ring movement in 1996.

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  • After at least two workshops are completed, a person is eligible to purchase a purity ring from the organization to symbolize their commitment.

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  • Purity rings are sometimes given in purity commitment ceremonies.

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  • During the ceremony, a parent places the purity ring on the child's finger to symbolize the pledge.

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  • You may decide to get a purity ring for a number of reasons.

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  • Purity rings are certainly popular now and many attractive styles are available.

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  • Purity rings come in a variety of styles for both men and women.

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  • Purity rings were traditionally sterling silver rings but today they are made out of many different materials.

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  • Ring materials include pewter, yellow gold, white gold and platinum.You can find a large selection of purity ring styles.

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  • Examples of engravings are "True Love Waits", "Purity" and "Jesus''.

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  • Many Christian organizations and abstinence advocacy groups provide free purity rings as part of abstinence programs.

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  • The idea is to make the purity rings more accessible to teenagers and young adults.

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  • You can also find information online about purity programs, which may also help you find resources for free purity rings.

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  • Additionally, some christian jewelry stores offer contests with free purity ring giveways.

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  • These types of rings also make great gifts for purity pledge ceremonies.

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  • When your son or daughter decides to take a purity pledge, an abstinence ring can be a meaningful gift to support his or her efforts.

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  • The ring serves as a physical symbol of the purity pledge.

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  • The purity or abstinence ring can provide a daily reminder of the purity pledge.

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  • Recent studies have indicated and news stories have indicated that a large percentage of teenagers who wear purity or abstinence rings still have premarital sex.

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  • A a John Hopkins Bloomburg School of Public Health study indicated that teenagers who took the purity pledge were just as likely to have sex as other teenagers.

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  • The study used data from a federal survey of 11,000 students in grades seven through twelve in 1995, 1996 and 2001. 82 percent of the students who took purity pledges retracted the promise and engaged in premarital sex.

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  • To increase the effectiveness of the ring, you must make sure your teenage or young adult child understands the purity pledge and its ramifications.

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  • The original silver purity ring design has expanded to include rings made out of materials such as yellow gold, white gold and pewter.

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  • These rings blend in well with other jewelry and serve as subtle reminders of a purity pledge.

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  • The following websites provide information on abstinence education and may be able to help you locate a free purity or abstinence ring.

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  • Whether you decide to select a free purity ring or purchase one, the abstinence ring is a meaningful and inspirational gift for your loved one.

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  • The Chinese saw the moon as representing the Yin or feminine principle of Yin and Yang, symbolizing purity and kindness.

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  • Western European Judeo-Christian traditions associate the Virgin Mary with the new moon, symbolizing peace and purity.

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  • Teens and young adults became more interested in religious jewelry due to the purity jewelry movement.

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  • Historically, pearls were symbols of purity and perfection.

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  • The Romans considered the stone "the Queen of Gems," believing it to be a symbol of hope, love and purity.

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  • Many gardeners desire heirloom plants for their purity and sustainability.

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  • Wildcrafted plants retain purity and, if gathered responsibly, regenerate well.

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  • The organic certification carries different levels of purity.

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  • By understanding organic labeling, you can choose goods that are produced using Department of Agriculture guidelines in a number of purity categories and at a variety of price points.

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  • They are cheaper to produce and to control the purity of the vitamins.

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  • During the medieval period, the color blue symbolized purity, as white does in modern times.

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  • This blend is then combined with tank-fermented fruit for purity of the varietal and to capture its natural acidity.

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  • Travelers should avoid water and ice if unsure of their purity, or they can boil water for one minute before drinking it.

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  • Water is associated with purity, calmness and freshness.

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  • Pearls have many meanings, including innocence, purity, dignity, and honesty - all of which are admirable characteristics for a bride.

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  • A white lily symbolizes chastity or purity.

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  • Pharmaceuticals are held to extremely high standards with extensive testing and purity guarantees, while over-the-counter supplements are classified as "foods".

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  • Pharmacies employ the highest standards of drug purity.

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  • When a supplement is listed as pharmaceutical grade this means its raw ingredients have supposedly been inspected to meet these high standards of purity.

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  • Purity standards must be regulated very carefully to ensure a supplement is free of toxins and can function at maximum efficacy.

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  • A supplement's bioavailability factor is every bit as important as its purity.

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  • The white in candy canes is said to represent Jesus's purity.

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  • The higher the purity, the softer and more flexible the metal, making it more prone to damage.

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  • As with any gemstone, to ensure you select a quality piece, you should thoroughly examine its carat weight, color purity, clarity, and cut intricacy.

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  • All diamonds, regardless of their specific color, are judged by their carat weight, cut proportions, purity of clarity, and overall color.

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  • Matching rings can be very special to two people who share a promise, whether the promise ring meaning is one of friendship, romance, purity, or just a commitment to a shared goal.

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  • A Christian purity promise ring is a highly symbolic and sacred token of a personal vow deeply rooted in one's religious beliefs.

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  • There are many reasons why a purity ring may be offered and accepted, and there are many ring designs to choose from for the perfect symbol of a pure promise.

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  • The most common purity promise is one of abstinence - refraining from sex until marriage.

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  • Teenagers with strong Christian values and connections to their church may participate in purity ceremonies to affirm their commitment to abstinence, and a ring is often given to them as a physical symbol of that promise.

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  • Abstinence is not the only purity promise ring meaning, however.

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  • Other meanings include a vow to refrain from drub abuse or bullying, as well as other behaviors that could tarnish physical or mental purity.

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  • There are many purity and religious promise ring designs to choose from.

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  • Because most purity rings are worn by teens, they are often made from either sterling silver or an inexpensive gold for better durability.

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  • If teens or adults participate in a purity ceremony, the church will often provide simple rings as a symbol of their commitment to purity.

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  • None the less, in the issue, it is the very element which goes beyond an appeal to facts - it is the depth and purity of Butler's moral nature - which fascinates the reader, and wins praise from Matthew Arnold or Goldwin Smith or even Leslie Stephen.

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  • He will eliminate foreign accretions, that the gospel of Christ may stand forth in its native purity, and that Christ Himself may in all things have the pre-eminence.

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  • The use of pharmacopoeia preparations made by manufacturers is allowed, but the seller is held responsible for their purity and strength.

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  • The salt of Wieliczka is well known for its purity and solidity, but has generally a grey or blackish colour.

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  • The buildings of the latest French style keep a certain purity and sobriety in Normandy which they do not keep elsewhere.

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  • Nomadic life is recognized by Arabian writers themselves as possessing a relative superiority, and its characteristic purity of manner and its reaction against corruption and luxury are not incompatible with a warlike spirit.

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  • A work which inculcates the dependence of the state upon the purity of its ruler is the unfinished book of Kings with its history of the Davidic dynasty and the Temple.

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  • His lineage was (in the opinion of one of them at least) of doubtful purity; and so it was his duty to lay down the high-priesthood and be content to rule the nation.

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  • The liturgical colour for Easter was everywhere white, as the sign of joy, light and purity, and the churches and altars were adorned with the best ornaments that each possessed.

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  • This luminous judgment, it must be noted, was written by a man of acknowledged purity of life, who admired Mirabeau in early life not when he was a statesman, but when he was only a struggling literary man.

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  • They have generally the lofty brow, the regular features, the spare upright figure, and the calm aspect which might be expected in a race maintained in great purity yet upon a broad basis.

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  • The Hampshire Down Sheep Breeders' Association may be taken as a type of the latter, its principal object being to encourage the breeding of Hampshire Down sheep at home and abroad, and to maintain the purity of the breed.

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  • The purity of the compounds thus obtained is checked by spectroscopic observations.

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  • Industrial chemistry makes many claims upon the chemist, for it is necessary to determine the purity of a product before it can be valued.

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  • It is to be noted that although the correlation of melting-point with constitution has not been developed to such an extent as the chemical significance of other physical properties, the melting-point is the most valuable test of the purity of a substance, a circumstance due in considerable measure to the fact that impurities always tend to lower the melting-point.

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  • Die Meistersinger is perhaps Wagner's most nearly perfect work of art; and it is a striking proof of its purity and greatness that, while the whole work is in the happiest comic vein, no one ever thinks of it as in any way slighter than Wagner's tragic works.

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  • Among the former those most inculcated are renunciation of Satan, adoration of Ormazd, purity of soul and body, and care of the cow.

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  • Ewald regarded the Passover as an original pre-Mosaic spring festival made to serve the interest of purity and atonement.

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  • As far as purity of diction, fine wit, crushing satire against a debased and ignorant clergy, and a general sympathy with suffering humanity are concerned, Omar certainly reminds us of the great Frenchman; but there the comparison ceases.

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  • These are to be regarded merely as typical specimens, for the details of a curve depend largely upon the physical condition and purity of the material; but they show at a glance how far the several metals differ from and resemble one another as regards their magnetic properties.

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  • The magnetic quality of a sample of iron depends very largely upon the purity and physical condition of the metal.

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  • In a profligate age William was distinguished by the purity of his married life, by temperate habits and by a sincere piety.

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  • As a senator he stood in the front rank in a body distinguished for ability; his purity of character and courteous manner, together with his intellectual gifts, won him the esteem of all parties; and he became more and more the leader of the Southern Democrats.

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  • But, since those universals, so far as they are called genera and species, cannot be perceived by any one in their purity without the admixture of imagination, Plato maintained that they existed and could be beheld beyond the things of sense, to wit, in the divine mind.

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  • The lyric and epic poems of Stephen GyongyOsi, who sang the deeds of Maria Szechy, the heroine of Murany, Murdnyi Venus (Kassa, 1664), are samples rather of a general improvement in the style than of the purity of the language.

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  • On account of the classic purity of his style in prose, Faludi was known as the " Magyar Cicero."

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  • This honour he owed to the purity of style and remarkable eloquence of his speeches, which, with a few pamphlets, form the bulk of his published work.

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  • In the manufacture of calcium carbide in the electric furnace, lime and anthracite of the Manufac- highest possible degree of purity are employed.

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  • The purity of the carbide entirely depends on the purity of the material used in its manufacture, and before this fact had been fully grasped by manufacturers, and only the purest material obtainable employed, it contained notable quantities of compounds which during its decomposition by water yielded a somewhat high pro portion of impurities in the acetylene generated from it.

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  • The purity of the Gospel might have been defiled.

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  • This one possible object of knowledge is never known in its purity, but ever broken into the various forms of knowledge which are and can be shown to be necessary.

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  • He urged the separation of the High Lutheran party from Melanchthon (1557), got the Saxon dukes to oppose the Frankfort Recess (1558) and continued to fight for the purity of Lutheran doctrine.

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  • The offender is only treated as a heathen and publican when the purity and safety of the church demand it.

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  • In contemporary English Free Churches the purity of the church is commonly secured by the removal of persons unsuitable for membership from the church books by a vote of the responsible authority.

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  • It is largely frequented by foreign students, especially English, attracted by the educational facilities it offers and by the reputed purity of the German spoken.

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  • The predominant tribe are the Papuans, who are found here in their greatest racial purity and occupy practically the whole island except its eastern extremity.

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  • They are distinguished by artistic form, purity of expression and strict attention to the laws of metre and prosody, qualities which, however good in themselves, do not compensate for want of originality, freshness and power.

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  • In purity of race the Aragonese are probably equal to the Castilians, to whom, rather than to the Catalans or Valencians, they are also allied in character.

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  • Hence he never attained to that perfect idiomatic purity of style, which was the special glory of the early writers of comedy, Naevius and Plautus.

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  • But, notwithstanding the attempt to introduce an alien element into the Roman language, which proved incompatible with its natural genius, and his own failure to attain the idiomatic purity of Naevius, Plautus or Terence, the fragments of his dramas are sufficient to prove the service which he rendered to the formation of the literary language of Rome as well as to the culture and character of his contemporaries.

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  • The establishment of a supreme court also occupied the attention of Sir John, who had a strong sense of the necessity of maintaining the purity and dignity of the judicial office.

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  • Both bodies of exposition represent the traditional principle at work in the sub-apostolic age, making for the preservation in relative purity, over against merely subjective interpretations - those of the Gnostics in particular - of the historic or original sense of Christ's teaching, just as Ignatius stood for the historicity of the facts of His earthly career in their plain, natural sense.

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  • His high birth, his legal learning - he was for a long time professor of canon law at Montpellier - and the irreproachable purity of his life, recommended him to Pope Gregory XI., who created him cardinal in 1375.

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  • Henri Moissan obtained the metal of 99% purity by electrolysing calcium iodide at a low red heat, using a nickel cathode and a graphite anode; he also showed that a more convenient process consisted in heating the iodide with an excess of sodium, forming an amalgam of the product, and removing the sodium by means of absolute alcohol (which has but little action on calcium), and the mercury by distillation.

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  • As the plant of purity it was contrasted with the rose of Aphrodite.

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  • It was used in unguents and against the bites of snakes, &c. In the middle ages the flower continued to be common and was taken as the symbol of heavenly purity.

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  • Though thus afflicted he never ceased his literary activity, dictating his tract On the Purity of the Church, and revising the sheets of a translation of Origen which was passing through the Froben press.

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  • But it has qualities far above purity.

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  • The transformed spiritual life of the believer expresses itself not in the observance of the Jewish law, but in love, purity and peace.

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  • Contributing to the same result was the emphasis upon the necessity of personal purity or holiness, which Paul's contrast between flesh and spirit had promoted, and which early took the supreme place given by Christ to love and service.

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  • He laments the increasing decline in the classical purity of the Latin language.

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  • In 1637, when the doubts of Scaliger and Heinsius as to the purity of the Greek of the New Testament prompted the rector of Hamburg to introduce the study of classical authors, any reflection on the style of the Greek Testament was bitterly resented.

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  • Amorphous carbon is obtained by the destructive distillation of many carbon compounds, the various kinds differing very greatly as regards physical characters and purity, according to the substance used for their preparation.

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  • The Kabyles, Mzabites, Tuareg, Arabs and Moors all profess Mahommedanism, though it is only among the Arabs that its tenets are held in any purity.

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  • He was transparent in character, chivalrous, kindly, firm, eloquent and sagacious; his purity of motive and unselfishness commanded absolute confidence; he had originality and initiative in dealing with new and difficult circumstances, and great aptitude for business details.

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  • Basel was slow to accept the Reformation; the news of the Peasants' War and the inroads of Anabaptists prevented progress; but at last, in 1525, it seemed as if the authorities were resolved to listen to schemes for restoring the purity of worship and teaching.

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  • The bread and wine are indeed an offering to God of what is his own, pure because offered in purity of heart; but they are not interpreted of the sacrifice of Jesus' body broken on the cross, or of his blood shed for the remission of sin.

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  • But many of the directions are much too serious and fundamental to have been given in this form; one can hardly imagine that Paul considered Timothy (or Titus) still in need of elementary advice and warning upon such matters, and especially on personal purity.

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  • In Syria it maintained itself in comparative purity.

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  • Seeds are tested in the laboratory for purity and germination on behalf of farmers and seed merchants, and scientific investigations relating to seeds are conducted and reported upon.

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  • He Fell Short Of Being A Truly Great Poet, Inasmuch As Great Poetry Must, Which His Does Not, Touch Life At Many Points, But His Verses Are Marked By The Qualities That Belonged To The Man Sincerity, Purity, Seriousness.

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  • Even those who most bitterly attacked his measures admitted the purity and unselfishness of his motives.

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