Though they purported to declare the usages on the subject which prevailed in the reign of Henry I.
In France a law of the Revolution (September 1790) purported to suppress all ecclesiastical jurisdictions.
At a very critical moment, when the Kaiser had actually mesmerized Nicholas II into the conclusion of a secret and personal convention at Bjdrko, which purported to aim at a defensive agreement, but would have led by necessity to the disruption of the FrancoRussian Alliance and to the vassalage of Russia in a continental league against England, Count Benckendorff was invited to Copenhagen and had an opportunity of serving as a confidential intermediary between Russia and Great Britain.
A question thereupon arose as to the manner in which the privileges thereby purported to be conferred affected the jurisdiction of the sultan over such dhows, the masters of which, as was alleged, used their immunity from search for thepurpose of carrying on contraband trade in slaves, arms and ammunition.
Eight years after Pascal's death appeared what purported to be his Pensees, and a preface by his nephew Perier gave the world to understand that these were fragments of a great projected apology for Christianity which the author had, in conversation with his friends, planned out years before.
Its hold upon the object involved the discernment that it could but be that which it purported to be.
Some of them, however, were in part at least, as they all purported to be, declaratory of ancient usage and remained in force after the royal renunciation.
All the while, however, the patents of the admiralty judge purported to confer on him a far ampler jurisdiction than the jealousy of the other courts would concede to him.
From 1787 onwards, colonial bishops and metropolitans were appointed by letters patent which purported to give them jurisdiction for disciplinary purposes.
Those who believe the " Declaration " to be spurious argue that survivors remembered only one such document, that the Resolutions might easily be thought of as a declaration of independence, that Governor Martin in all probability had knowledge only of these and not of the alleged " Declaration," and that the dates of publication in the Raleigh and Charleston newspapers, and the politics of those papers, show that the Resolutions are authentic. In July 1905 there appeared in Collier's Weekly (New York) what purported to be a facsimile reproduction of a copy of the Cape Fear Mercury which was referred to by Governor Martin and which contained the " Declaration "; but this was proved a forgery.'
We must not forget that these boyish demerits belong to the work of a man of thirty-five whose claims and aspirations already purported to dwarf the whole record of the classics.
Upon the whole administrative machinery of government, upon criminal law and upon procedure, both criminal and civil, his influence has been most salutary; and the great legal revolution which in 1873 purported c :to accomplish the fusion of law and equity is not obscurely traceable to the same source.
In spring 2008, a controversy erupted regarding the purported dangers of consuming too much soy.
All these officials unite in their own persons the judicial and executive functions, under the " Law of the Vilayets," which made its appearance in 1861, and purported, and was really intended by its framers, to confer on the provinces a large measure of self-government, in which both Mussulmans and non-Mussulmans should take part.
The judgment purported to "synodically condemn the said volume as containing teaching contrary to the doctrine received by the United Church of England and Ireland, in common with the whole Catholic Church of Christ."
The Hungarian census of 1910 purported to show that in Slovakia there were 1,697,552 Slovaks and 901,793 Hungarians.
It purported to be a posthumous work from the pen of Bolingbroke, and to present a view of the miseries and evils arising to mankind from every species of artificial society.
It purported to be an undertaking entered into by a few Jacobins, among them Arena, a Corsican, for the murder of Bonaparte at the opera.
1365), and was one of the rights and privileges included in his famous forgery of the year 1358, the privilegium maius, which purported to have been bestowed by the emperor Frederick I.
The earliest Greek work which purported to treat the constellations qua constellations, of which we have certain knowledge, is the 4'atvoµeva of Eudoxus of Cnidus (c. 4 0 3-35 0 B.C.).
The city had a tired, old look about it, especially in neighborhoods like the purported residence of J. Cleary. ne fifty-seven Bascomb Place was a drab old building in a drab old section of the city with a faded "For Rent" sign permanently fixed to the front.
barbaric cruelty, especially by institutions which purported to be the sole arbiters of morality.
The main feature of the temple economy was purported to be the exclusive or almost exclusive temple ownership of land.
Doing so may render invalid any purported acceptance of the Offer.
Popper concluded: " Thus it is possible... to speak in an appropriate metalanguage about a statement and a (purported) fact.
The way in which the economic system operates can sometimes undermine the purported rationale for the IPR regime.
This famous charter, which was amplified, under the influence of the clergy, in 1231, when its articles were placed under the guardianship of the archbishop of Esztergom (who was authorized to punish their violation by the king with excommunication), is generally regarded as the foundation of Hungarian constitutional liberty, though like Magna Carta it purported only to confirm immemorial rights; and as such it was expressly ratified as a whole in the coronation oaths of all the Habsburg kings from Ferdinand to Leopold I.
Warbeck was purported to have been rescued before his brother Edward V had been murdered in the Tower and smuggled abroad to safety.
Modal and microfiber towels are light weight and purported to be as much as 50 percent more absorbent than cotton.
Still, only those who eat the berries support some other purported claims.
The berry is purported to do wonders for your health, prevent cancer and even help you lose weight quickly.
However, since its introduction, its purported advantages have been widely known.
Well, the following perfumes are purported to be quite similar to what you would find with this fragrance.
Springsteen's purported relationship with a 9/11 widow he met while organizing his America: A Tribute to Heroes benefit concert.
Although recent gossip purported Britney was expecting a girl, on September 12, 2006, Britney Spears gave birth to a 6 pound, 11 ounce baby boy.
The range includes products that are dyed using a natural water based dye that is purported not to fade.
There, you'll find nose pads that are purported to provide comfort and to reduce slipping.
They are purported to be lightweight and comfortable to wear.
The highest price paid for any baseball card is purported to be over two million dollars.
Of all purported offspring of Zeus, Ares, Aphrodite and Hercules are among the best known today.
The Miracle Mineral website claims that this preparation has been tested on more than 75,000 disease victims in Africa, and speaks of scientific trials conducted in a prison in Malawi, East Africa that are purported to support their claims.
Proleva contains a species of oregano, origanum vulgare, which is purported to offer antioxidant and anti-microbial benefits.
It is purported to contain more of the antioxidant anthocyanin than blueberries or grapes.
The mangosteen is a fruit native to Southeast Asia and is purported to contain many powerful antioxidants that may help prevent and repair damage to human cells.
Parents can also find detailed descriptions for each show featured on the Noggin channel, including which characters are featured in the show and what developmental advantage the show is purported to have.
Others prefer to analyze purported evidence in a laboratory setting.
Soon the company was flooded with orders for the shoe that purported health benefits.
Purported to be someone writing to you from Nigeria (or another country - the country doesn't matter), the writer tugs at your heart strings and asks for help.
An increase in energy expenditure such as accelerated use of carbohydrate and fat, an enhanced feeling of fullness, limited fat absorption and diuretic properties are common purported functions of diet supplements.
Overall, the Atkins Diet has many supporters and a lot of purported benefits.
A healthy diet, exercise, flattering wardrobe and positive attitude will do more for you than any purported "miracle" garment.
Spears took to the stage to open the 2007 Video Music Awards with this song, the first single from what was purported to be her big come back album.
Seacrest signed a three year, $45 million contract at the time, purported to be one of the largest in reality TV.
Sam Biser is the author of Curing with Cayenne, a privately published book that focuses on the purported healing powers of the cayenne pepper.
(25th of October 1760), he was for a vigorous prosecution of the war with France; he had written what purported to be a chapter from an old book written by a Spanish Jesuit, On the Meanes of Disposing the Enemie to Peace, which had a great effect; and in the spring of 1760 there had been published a more elaborate paper written by Franklin with the assistance of Richard Jackson, agent of Massachusetts and Connecticut in London, entitled The Interest of Great Britain Considered with Regard to Her Colonies, and the Acquisitions of Canada and Guadeloupe (1760).
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