Qua sentence example

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  • A copy, qua copy, can never be the equal of the exemplar, and it may be much its inferior.

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  • The commissioners feared that, so long as Greek was a sine qua non at the universities, these schools would be cut off from direct connexion with the universities, while the universities would in some degree lose their control over a portion of the higher culture of the nation.

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  • The possession of the doctorate is a sine qua non for eligibility to a university chair, and to a lectureship in the university of Paris.

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  • There is an obvious development from the serpent qua reptile to the deity or the devil, and that the original theriomorphic form is not at once forgotten can be seen in Zeus Meilichios, Aesculapius Amynos, in the Cretan snake-goddesses, or in the Buddhist topes illustrated by Fergusson.

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  • The improvement of the telescope was justly regarded as a sine qua non for the advancement of astronomical knowledge.

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  • It was therefore only as the God of Israel that the true God could be known within Israel; and so on the one hand the little society of faith - which had not in reality the least tinge of political coherence - is thought of as yet forming the true kernel of the nation qua nation, while on the other hand the state of Judah profits by the prophetic religion inasmuch as the nation must be saved from destruction in order that the prophetic faith - which is still bound up with the idea of the nation - may not be dissolved.

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  • If a MS. is immediately or ultimately derived by copying from another MS., it cannot, qua copy, tell us anything that we do not know already if the latter MS. is known to us.

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  • In philosophy, the term (with its antithesis "heteronomy") was applied by Kant to that aspect of the rational will in which, qua rational, it is a law to itself, independently alike of any external authority, of the results of experience and of the impulses of pleasure and pain.

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  • While, therefore, there is apparently no correspondence between the area of the wing and the animal to be raised, there is, except in the case of sailing insects, birds and bats, an unvarying relation as to the weight and number of oscillations; so that the problem of flight would seem to resolve itself into one of weight, power, velocity and small surfaces, versus buoyancy, debility, diminished speed and extensive surfaces - weight in either case being a sine qua non.

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  • Biblical Theology is a historical statement of the different Bible teachings, not a dogmatic statement of what the writer holds for truth, qua truth.

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  • Ritschl - and his requiring that belief to be reported qua historical fact.

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  • To indicate the method of proof, observe that the determinant on the left-hand side, qua linear function of its columns, may be I The reason is the connexion with the corresponding theorem for the multiplication of two matrices.

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  • 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.).

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  • The sine qua non is to decide whether treaties require popular approval.

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  • Hence, ' things by removal ' may be one way of explaining perceptible magnitudes qua lengths.

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  • Belief in natural selection has become the sine qua non of entry to much of polite society.

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  • Such vigilant monitoring is a conditio sine qua non for any physician who wishes to cure the patient of her malady.

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  • This would abolish the distinction which is the sine qua non condition for the existence of the two identities.

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  • If the world exists purely to be known, and if every other working of reason comes into consideration qua incomplete knowledge, Hegel is right with his sweeping intellectualism.

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  • The conferences were opened at the close of July in the camp of the grand vizier, who was pressing Belgrade hard and demanded the surrender of the city as a sine qua non.

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  • The only two points on which he departed from the orthodox Lutheran faith of his day were the requirement of regeneration as the sine qua non of the true theologian, and the expectation of the conversion of the Jews and the fall of Papacy as the prelude of the triumph of the church.

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  • According to another point of view, an arboretum should be constructed with regard to picturesque beauty rather than systematically, although it is admitted that for scientific purposes a systematic arrangement is a sine qua non.

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  • As Bacon would say, it is a belief that all individual bodies qua hot are individually but similarly moving in their particles.

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  • On this occasion he insisted on the re-establishment of the constitution in its integrity as a sine qua non.

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  • Again, the normal, qua line at right angles to the tangent, is connected with the circular points, and these accordingly present themselves in the before-mentioned theories of evolutes and parallel curves.

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  • In the recent case Qua v John Ford Morrison Solicitors these issues were considered by the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

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  • Not so; like Kant himself, Hodgson supposes something beyond; not, however, an unknown thing in itself causing sensations, but a condition, or sine qua non, of their existence, without being a cause of their nature.

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  • This view has the merit of giving the book a practical religious aim - a sine qua non to any theory of an early Christian writing.

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  • As spring merges into summer, sunny days become more frequent; the ever-increasing breadth of beeforage yields still more abundantly, and the excitement among the labourers crowding the hives increases, rendering room in advance, shade and ventilation, a sine qua non.

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  • Ms Qua lost her case at the Employment Tribunal on a number of grounds.

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  • An intimate collaboration with England and France was a conditio sine qua non for Czechoslovakia.

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  • Using a sterling guitar pick can give you a certain je ne se qua that other players don't have.

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  • This process is called conceptual synthesis, the possibility of which is a sine qua non for the exchange of information by speech and writing.

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  • An Italian contc may or may not be a gentleman; he has long ceased, qua count, to have any social prestige, and his rank is not recognized by the Italian government.

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