He listened attentively, asking questions now and then to clarify.
Ask a few questions; I'll see if there are any I can answer.
Uncounted millions more post questions in forums, and millions of answers are posted in response.
The answers to those questions are what define the Internet.
They watched her with matching troubled expressions, asking the same questions and getting the same answer.
Yes and I can go back to asking questions I haven't been able to ask and I have sources to get answers.
She swallowed her other questions and twisted her hands in her lap, distraught.
Allen came here to ask me questions about you.
I don't know how you know this, but I stopped asking questions awhile ago.
The nurse interrupted him with a series of questions about my well-being and left after telling me a doctor would visit and breakfast was on the way.
She lifted her head to ask him why Allen was asking questions about Yancey.
He trusted Sofia to either of the two men before him and knew Dusty was the more likely of the two to shoot first and ask questions later if she was threatened.
The other guests, bored by his technical answers to her questions, formed their own pockets of conversations.
I have only a few moments left in which to answer your questions about the "Helen Keller" Public Library.
Occasionally Howard would ask her questions, but mostly he and Connie handled the plans by themselves.
I'm sorry you're unhappy with my questions, but I need to know why you suddenly needed a girl after going five years without any.
From the beginning, I HAVE MADE IT A PRACTICE TO ANSWER ALL HELEN'S QUESTIONS TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY IN A WAY INTELLIGIBLE TO HER, and at the same time truthfully.
So, he found her questions amusing, did he?
If I had an even faster computer than I have today, I could come up with really interesting questions to ask it.
The more questions he asks, the tighter their lips.
After a few questions, she hung up with an appointment scheduled for the following Saturday.
So many questions and so few answers.
He didn't tell her about the money because it would lead to questions - both about the money and the fact that he had been hiding it from her.
You ask too many questions.
I asked a few questions and was quickly told to mind my own business.
I'm not about to jeopardize my job by asking all kinds of questions.
She ignored his rhetorical questions.
His questions and many of her own tied her tongue.
Here, why don't you sit down on this chair while I look you over and ask a few questions.
But if he saw her swollen eyes he'd be asking all kinds of questions.
There were so many questions.
Was it normal to have sudden flashing questions like... what would it be like to kiss him?
This was followed, next year, by translations of works on the Revolution by Mallet du Pan and Mounier, and at this time he also founded and edited a monthly journal, the Neue deutsche Monatsschrift, in which for five years he wrote, mainly on historical and political questions, maintaining the principles of British constitutionalism against those of revolutionary France.
I'm sure Ethel Reagan had a thousand more questions but she didn't press me.
Her questions evoked a quick lull in other conversation.
Later. Now, just help me out and answer a few questions.
On the 19th of February 1906 the parliament was dissolved, without writs being issued for a new election, a fact accepted by the country with an equanimity highly disconcerting The agreement with the crown which had made this course possible included the postponement of the military questions that had evoked the crisis, and the acceptance of the principle of Universal Suffrage by the Coalition leaders, who announced that their main tasks would be to repair the mischief wrought by the " unconstitutional " Fejervary cabinet, and then to introduce a measure of franchise reform so wide that it would be possible to ascertain the will of the whole people on the questions at issue between themselves and the crown.
Now, I got a few more questions.
Questions of public law and administration are discussed in 217 clauses, while 197 concern the Church in one way or another, apart from purely ecclesiastical collections.
As to church matters, the most prolific group is formed by general precepts based on religious and moral considerations, roughly 115, while secular privileges conferred on the Church hold about 62, and questions of organization some 20 clauses.
The book treats of the Messiah and the Messianic kingdom, the woes of Israel in the past and the destruction of Jerusalem in the present, as well as of theological questions relating to original sin, free will, works, &c. The views expressed on several of these subjects are often conflicting.
He continued to devote himself to questions concerning the navy and national defence, prepared a report on the English political system and the navy, and caused a decree to be passed for the formation of a committee of general defence, which after many modifications was to become the famous Committee of Public Safety.
The questions naturally suggest themselves - Are the reappearances due to a revival of the contagion derived from previous outbreaks in the same place, or to some favouring condition which the place offers for the development of infection derived from some other quarter; and have favouring conditions any dependence upon the character and state of the soil?
It was one thing to ask casual questions of Giddon's daughter.
The questions plagued her until one evening when the black car returned.
"I have a couple of questions," she said, glancing at her notes.
For a reply to these questions the common sense of mankind turns to the science of history, whose aim is to enable nations and humanity to know themselves.
"You're right—she does ask a lot of questions," Han said.
"Yes, they are splendid, splendid youngsters," chimed in the count, who always solved questions that seemed to him perplexing by deciding that everything was splendid.
Carmen tried to focus on Felipa, but her mind was full of questions.
Considering the information Katie had just disclosed, it wasn't surprising that he wanted to be in control - or that he had chosen a wife who asked few questions.
Is your fit of curiosity satisfied, or do you have some more questions?
Why hadn't she anticipated these questions?
People gathered around them to ask questions.
Confusion flooded Cynthia's mind, drowning her in doubt and questions.
So I guess the questions is this; where were you?
"Wouldn't you want the answers to those questions?" she asked all of us.
The four of us retreated to the first floor, amid a rain of questions while he remained upstairs.
She was eager to answer our questions and invited us into the building.
We spent the next hour quizzing Howie to try and determine the location he "visited" with Martha taking copious notes while the questions flew.
I told him he wouldn't be involved and I'd only ask general questions but he's adamant.
Think of the great unanswered questions of the ages.
I just know I'll burst into tears or not know how to answer if they ask questions.
I ignored her questions.
Don't bother to ask questions because you won't get many answers.
He keeps saying we're harassing his client if we even ask questions.
The site is helpful in tracking the status of our tips because they keep asking questions until they get answers.
But I've got other questions.
I wanted to ask questions but a medic stuck a needle in my arm.
I closed my eyes as I thought of a dozen questions about security breach.
In response to Molly's questions about covered bridges, we drove through two more in the area for her pleasure.
I needed time to formulate a response to Detective Jackson's questions but I wished I had some idea of the extent of what he knew or had deduced.
No. I just hedged around his questions.
If I thought sermonizing would wear out Willard for my questions, I was dead wrong.
My mind jingled with questions of recidivism of his souls, the operation he'd alleged to have personally endured and if others had followed suit, or, if he encouraged them to do so.
Thankfully, most times people react rather than ask questions.
She sat behind a desk and began asking me questions which I interrupted.
I just have a few questions...
She doesn't realize her time on this earth is ebbing to a close, perhaps only minutes from now after she answers my questions.
"No," he said without hesitation, accustomed to Darian's odd questions.
You're stubborn, suspicious of everyone, and you ask so many damn stupid questions.
He didn't look to be in a mood for questions, so she hurried past him to her room, Pierre trailing.
Cynthia apologized for asking so many questions, but Westlake waved her off.
"Kids," the woman said, as if that answered all the questions plaguing Dean's mind.
But questions remained—the big three unknowns of who, why, and when.
He'd ask me questions, and pay attention to my answers.
Look, I feel like a fool asking embarrassing questions, especially to someone as kind as you've been, but my wife and I promised a little girl we'd follow up on this.
Jennifer wanted to know the names of each flower and Cynthia was able to respond to most of her questions.
He was peppered with questions from the rescuers, many of whom he recognized, but he held responses to a negative shake of his head and Billy Langstrom's name.
There are questions that need answers.
No. Just to ask questions.
Ms. Larkin was far from sober, but Dean had unanswered questions.
There would be no further questions tonight.
"Now that the Fourth of July is behind us," he said, "maybe I'll have some time to do a bit of snooping myself—asking questions around town.
I'm just asking questions.
I think so, but she began asking questions so quickly she didn't give me time to ask.
God, he was so cute about it—wanting to know if you were a witness, asking all kinds of questions about what you saw and heard.
While he was interested in what Pumpkin said about Fitzgerald, he wanted to get Martha away from any questions about the skeleton before he could do the asking.
And if not, a raft of who and why questions.
"Deidre, I need to ask you a couple of questions," he said.
He didn't ask questions, which Gabriel liked.
Tangling with either has got to be less dangerous than answering your domestic questions.
She watched as he examined Casper and answered his questions.
I know it's a bad time, but could I get you to answer a few questions?
After asking if there were any more questions, he turned and left the room.
He never had to wonder how many men were rotating through her bed or when she was planning to stab him in the back or decipher the riddles she gave him as answers to important questions.
She groaned, aware of how many questions he could ask when he was interested in something.
She composed herself and psyched herself up for a day of shopping, awkward questions about Rhyn, and flaky friends.
"May I ask you a few questions about your family?" he asked, puzzled again as to how two Ancient.s mates were born into one family.
She had many more questions, but the more she asked, the less she could deny the world around her was real.
Fred followed Cynthia, asking more questions about the new guest as Dean shook his head in mild frustration.
There's just too many questions.
Not only this here coded notebook but questions like why was a minister's wife squirreling away $27.50 in gold coins in her comb?
"All it's given us so far is a peck of questions," he replied.
Mrs. Rinaldi questions me and tries to read these lines, but all for naught.
I don't want to answer any questions.
Please, don't even ask me any questions.
I'm the law and I've got to ask the questions.
They'd have you sitting down under a hot light, spending a few hours while a gang of suits practiced twenty questions on you.
If you don't come up with some answers, you're going to find the police at our door, asking you some pretty pointed questions.
Why don't you come on out and ask your questions while I'm getting something done?
Why should I pay a hundred bucks an hour for some guy to tell me not to answer questions I don't mind answering in the first place?
Maybe we can all save some time if we skip the part where you ask the questions and I just go ahead and answer them.
Corday just shrugged and began asking questions about Dean's background.
Of all the questions Corday had asked, for some reason, this one made Dean's heart do an extra skip.
Why don't you just let us do our work and stick to answering our questions?
If you ain't here, Corday and the police can't ask you questions you might not want to answer, like what's Cynthia's Indiana address.
She questioned how the investigation was proceeding and her pointed questions forced him to admit he was the prime suspect.
The questions is, whose fabrication?
I don't want a gang of storm troopers invading my mother-in-law's house at midnight to ask my wife a few simple questions.
So there's no unanswered questions?
There are a lot of questions about Edith Shipton I can't answer, but they don't make any difference.
Like what questions do you have?
"There's more questions," Fred added, glancing at his notes.
Aren't you going to ask me all those stock questions like 'Weren't you tempted?
Claire, in her usual manner, said nothing as she departed, but Effie had flustered and hovered about, asking detailed questions about Annie as soon as her sister was out of ear-shot.
No, the events of two weeks past didn't make total sense, at least not yet, but Dean was suddenly interested, not in avoiding Jerome Shipton, but asking him some important questions.
Questions bombarded Jackson's thoughts, yet he sensed if he were too bothersome, their chaperone might shut down.
I will answer your questions and give you the information you need to get through this, but if you dare say one more disparaging word about my best friend, this will not end well for you.
Can we please stop playing twenty questions and just tell me what you've been doing for the last two and a half hours?
And I have a million questions, you can't hold anything back, I want the whole truth, no more lying, ever.
Jackson wanted to ask her so many more personal questions.
He waited, expecting the questions to start, but she bit her lip.
Jackson still had many questions, but he felt they both needed a break from their dilemma.
Rapid fire questions were leveled at Jackson.
They probably won't ask too many questions that way.
I'm afraid they will know something is different about me and ask a lot of questions.
Mrs. Poe registered a few quizzical glances, but didn't ask any more questions.
He burned to know the answers to Elise's questions, not even able to fathom what the answer could be.
I have thirteen children among my companions, so no one asks questions.
Dean let her talk on, not interrupting her with questions for fear the tears would start.
The timing is lousy for me to be bugging you with questions.
I'm sorry if some of the questions may sound...distasteful.
Dean continued with the rest of his questions and she dutifully responded.
Dean had already overstayed his visit, so with promises to return if he had any more questions and to keep in telephone contact, he took his leave, shaking Cynthia Byrne's hand and waving to Janice Riley, who was again on the phone.
He returned to his rocker, sipped his beer and began to patiently answer the barrage of Fred's questions about his day's activities.
He ticked off the items he had learned about Jeffrey Byrne during the course of the day, as much for his own review as to answer Fred's rapid-fire questions.
We don't even have any unanswered questions to play with.
That would answer a lot of questions.
The old man opened the door with a barrage of questions, allowing Dean no chance to escape the interrogation.
Between bites he answered Fred's questions, filling in the details of the trip south.
The principal located the boy, who willingly answered Dean's questions once he learned his own activities were of no interest to the police.
You've got to admit it answers a bunch of questions.
He used the age-old method of asking questions that needed answers until she swung into something akin to conversation.
Cynthia's finally starting to pull her life together and now we drag up all these questions.
All we have is a few unanswered questions and circumstantial evidence.
Much as I still think Byrne is dead there are too many unanswered questions.
While he knew he should report his suspicion of being bugged, he feared having to answer questions about his clandestine work in the Byrne matter.
Jenny didn't look as if she believed their story but Dean was a detective so she simply took their statements and refrained from asking embarrassing questions.
There are some questions I have to ask you.
He exited before more questions forced him to lie.
Some questions just don't have answers—maybe never will.
"Where are you from?" and "Have you done this before?" seemed to be stock questions in addition to comments and curiosity about equipment and attire.
Dean answered by insisting his questions were routine.
We're not thinking clearly and there are too damn many unanswered questions.
Dean sipped the hot coffee, thankful Fred didn't raise any questions about Betty from Boise.
"I'll live," Dean said in answer to the anxious questions of the approaching group as he tried to catch his breath.
I might not be able to prove your involvement in this little charade but I bet I can ask some embarrassing questions.
Then he heard the door close with a bang and Dean was alone with his thoughts and unanswered questions.
He asked a few questions to make sure she would be able to contact him when she was ready to leave and then stood.
I'm ready to start the questions.
There are no right or wrong answers to these questions.
On the next five questions, you're supposed to tell us how Alex would respond.
Where did you get all these questions?
The questions tumbled out of her mouth without bidding.
He was courteous to her instead of affectionate, but they were talking — if simple questions and answers could be called conversation.
His method was direct — addressing her needs with simple statements and questions.
"I learned to fight in the dark," was all he said, not wanting to invite more questions by mentioning his time in the catacombs.
She could not afford to sleep long after her misadventure in Corcoran so she let herself doze for a short time before seeking out Hilden with questions she should have asked long ago.
"Do you have any questions?" he asked, motioning to the map of the forest before her.
Taran trailed him and his personal guard, answering questions dutifully.
She had made a list of questions, but after asking half of them, she wound up setting them aside and letting instinct guide her.
Memory of the land in Arkansas streaked across her mind like a comet, leaving a trail of questions in its wake.
More likely Clara wanted to ask questions, but if she said no it might be construed as unfriendly.
Well, a nice clean cut young man was asking questions about you at the store yesterday.
What kind of questions was he asking?
Well, that answers a few questions.
Don't you ask any questions about the people you hang out with?
But she was out the door, ignoring his hounding questions as he followed her.
Brandon peppered her with questions, until she finally gave him her cell and let him listen to the messages.
"You know, people do ask questions if someone just randomly disappears," Ingrid pointed out.
Rule six, no questions.
Rule number six: no questions.
You're not supposed to ask me questions.
He was appointed inspector-general of higher education in 1876, and after his election as life senator in 1881 he continued to take an active interest in educational questions, especially as affected by compulsory military service.
As a critic of independent views he won the approval of Goethe; on the other hand, he fell into violent controversy with Ranke about questions connected with Italian history.
These are subdivided into twenty provinces, each administered by an administrator of native affairs by whose side is the provincial council consisting of natives and occupied with the discussion of ways and means and questions of public works.
No one now questions the profound distinction that exists between the two powers, spiritual and temporal, between the church and the state.
His first work was an inquiry into the authorship of the Commentary on St Paul's Epistles and the Treatise on Biblical Questions, ascribed to Ambrose and Augustine respectively.
In accordance with his former action on all questions of religious toleration he opposed the shameful Five Mile Act of 1665.
In all other questions of this kind he shows himself far in advance of the economic fallacies of the day.
His attention to all trade questions was close and constant; he was a member of the council of trade and plantations appointed in 1670, and was its president from 1672 to 1676.
He was, too, ever the friend of religious freedom and of an enlightened policy in all trade questions.
And the salons of Mme de Sevigne, of her daughter Mme de Grignan, and of the duchesse de Maine for a while gave the questions of philosophy a place among the topics of polite society, and furnished to Moliere the occasion of his Femmes savantes.
The Chateau of the duc de Luynes, the translator of the Meditations, was the home of a Cartesian club, that discussed the questions of automatism and of the composition of the sun from filings and parings, and rivalled Port Royal in its vivisections.
The first book, after a short introduction upon the nature of theology as understood by Aquinas, proceeds in 119 questions to discuss the nature, attributes and relations of God; and this is not done as in a modern work on theology, but the questions raised in the physics of Aristotle find a place alongside of the statements of Scripture, while all subjects in any way related to the central theme are brought into the discourse.
The subject is man, treated as Aristotle does, according to his TE¦os, and so Aquinas discusses all the ethical, psychological and theological questions which arise; but any theological discussion upon man must be mainly ethical, and so a great proportion of the first part, and almost the whole of the second, has to do with ethical questions.
In 1551 the tsar submitted to a synod of prelates a hundred questions as to the best mode of remedying existing evils, for which reason the decrees of this synod are generally called stoglav or centuria.
Ritschl is so faithful to the standpoint of the religious community, that he has nothing definite to say on many inevitable questions, such as the relation of God to pagan races.
The theological interest which attaches to the idea of the preAaronic king-priest in these typical applications is practically independent of the historical questions suggested by the narrative of Gen.
The archbishop opened the conference with an address: deliberation followed; committees were appointed to report on special questions; resolutions were adopted, and an encyclical letter was addressed to the faithful of the Anglican Communion.
The chief subjects of discussion were: the relations of faith and modern thought, the supply and training of the clergy, education, foreign missions, revision and "enrichment" of the Prayer-Book, the relation of the Church to "ministries of healing" (Christian Science, &c.), the questions of marriage and divorce, organization of the Anglican Church, reunion with other Churches.
The resolutions on questions affecting foreign missions (20-26) deal with e.g.
The resolutions on questions of marriage and divorce (37-43) reaffirm the traditional attitude of the Church; it is, however, interesting to note that the resolution (40) deprecating the remarriage in church of the innocent party to a divorce was carried only by eighty-seven votes to eighty-four.
Napier lived in the very midst of fiercely contending religious factions; there was but little theological teaching of any kind, and the work related to what were then the leading political and religious questions of the day.
The study of it shed floods of light upon all church questions.
On questions of discipline elders and deacons might vote; on doctrinal questions only as many of these as there were ministers.
He was exceedingly jealous of foreign interference, and quarrelled with France on questions connected with the rights of foreign residents.
All the Maize - - - 1,39 more important questions of church discipline and all decisions regulating the doctrine and practice of the church are dealt with by the synods.
tered by a director-general, who has his headquarters at Paris, assisted by three administrators who are charged with the working of the forests, Nord and Pas-de- 3 Valei questions of rights and law, finance Calais..
The council of state (conseil detat) is the principal council of the head of the state and his ministers, who consult it on various legislative problems, more particularly on questions of administration.
Political questions are rigorously excluded from its deliberations.
The president of the Republic has a military household, and the minister a cabinet, both of which are occupied chiefly with questions of promotion, patronage and decorations.
The head of the cabinet prepares for the consideration of the minister all the business of the navy, especially questions of general importance.
The Conseil .suprieur devotes its attention to all questions touching the fighting efficiency of the fleet, naval bases and arsenals and- coast defence.
the great questions upon which the country was divided, were settled within twenty years of the granting of self-government.1 With the disposal of these important problems, politics in Australia became a struggle for office between men whose political principles were very much alike, and the tenure of power enjoyed by the various governments did not depend upon the principles of administration so much as upon the personal fitness of the head of the ministry, and the acceptability of his ministry to the members of the more popular branch of the legislature.
Before coming, however, to the history of federation, and the evolution of the Labour party, we must refer briefly to some other questions which have been of general interest very soon after the gold discoveries, the European miners objecting strongly to the presence of these aliens upon the diggings.
The caucus, which is the natural corollary of the detachment, determines by majority the vote of the whole of the members of the party, independence of action being allowed on minor questions only.
The award of the court is thus the equivalent of the determination of a special board in Victoria, and deals with the same questions, the most important of which are the minimum rates of wages and the number of working hours per week.
Two burning questions at the outset confronted Margaret and Granvelle - the question of the new bishoprics and the question of the presence in the Netherlands of a number of Spanish troops.
Here, too, he published, in 1531, his most important work, the Chronica, Zeitbuch and Geschichtsbibel, largely a compilation on the basis of the Nuremberg Chronicle (1493), and in its treatment of social and religious questions connected with the Reformation, exhibiting a strong sympathy with heretics, and an unexampled fairness to all kinds of freedom in opinion.
Rathenau published various books, pamphlets and articles, on social and economic questions, some of which attracted world-wide attention, especially his Von kommenden Dingen (1920).
In the absence, however, of any relics of a kind which might lead to the identification of the ancient miners, their nationality and origin are matters which must continue to be mere questions of speculation and conjecture.
He is not known to have protested against any of the changes effected by his masters; he professed to be no theologian, and was wont, when asked theological questions, to refer his interrogators to the divines.
But Einstein's work has been by no means confined to such abstract questions.
He had made special inquiries of the authorities of the Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Hobart museums, and published questions in the newspapers, but no evidence has reached him that the eggs of Ornithorhyncus have ever been obtained except by the dissection of the mother.
are eight horns in the orchestra their material should be indistinguishable from pianoforte writing, and that, in short, the part of every instrument should look exactly like the part of every other - such questions are for posterity to decide.
Some of the most important questions are discussed by R.
There is a council of state with advisory functions, which can also decide certain questions of administration, especially applications from local authorities and conflicts between ministries, and a court of accounts, which has the right of examining all details of state expenditure.
This court has the supreme power in all questions of legality of a sentence, jurisdiction or competency.
Some clue to this enigma might be found by asking a lot of questions.
The captain of the people, acting as head of the ascendant Guelphs or Ghibellines, undertakes the responsibility of proscriptions, decides on questions of policy, forms alliances, declares war.
The secretary-general of the Italian foreign office, Baron Blanc, who had accompanied General Cadorna to Rome, was received almost daily by Cardinal Antonelli, papal secretary of state, in order to settle innumerable questions arising out of the Italian occupation.
For a few months after the occupation of Rome pressing questions incidental to a new change of capital and to the administration of a new domain distracted public attention from the real condition of Italian affairs.
The main point of the treaty, however, lay in clause 17: His Majesty the king of kings of Ethiopia consents to make use of the government of His Majesty the king of Italy for the treatment of all questions concerning other powers and governments.
One of the first questions with which he had to deal was that of conciliation between Italy and the Vatican.
The conflict with France, the operations in Eritrea, the vigorous interpretation of the triple alliance, the questions of Morocco and Bulgaria, were all used by him as means to stimulate national sentiment.
During the first week of April Convocation sat almost from day to day to determine questions of fact and law in relation to Catherine's marriage with Henry as affected by her previous marriage with his brother Arthur.
Decisions favourable to the object of the king were given on these questions, though even the despotism of the most despotic of the Tudors failed to secure absolute unanimity.
All these questions, and perhaps others, tend to conceal themselves behind a single discussion: Does God exist?
It is philosophy called into court to answer selected questions.
Now for a short time the document leaves the great questions at issue between the king and the barons, and two chapters are devoted to protecting the people generally against the exactions of the Jews.
That this may be conveniently inquired into, synods are to be held, three in every year, in each province, and questions of this kind examined.
This synod frequently decided questions belonging to other patriarchates.
How far the official principal had jurisdiction in criminal matters by virtue of his office, how far it was usual to add this jurisdiction by special commission, and what were the respective limits of his office and that of the vicar-general, are questions of some nicety.
These courts were convenient, since it was the custom to appoint delegates resident in the neighbourhood, and the power of sub-delegation, general or limited, simplified questions of distance.
In the later middle ages these courts had jurisdiction over most questions, except indeed the then most important ones, those relating to real property.
From it followed the right of the courts Christian to pronounce upon questions of legitimacy.
_ (f) Questions concerning fabrics, ornaments,' ritual and ceremonial of churches.
Concerning " felonious " clerks the great questions discussed were whether the courts Christian had exclusive jurisdiction or the king's court, or whether there was a concurrent jurisdiction.
Questions in regard to the property in a benefice were for the courts Christian; in regard to its possession, for the king's courts.
In theory, Hooker's contentions have been conceded that " kings cannot in their own proper persons decide questions about matters of faith and Christian religion " and that " they have not ordinary spiritual power " (Ecc. Pol.
C. 32) creates yet a new court of first instance for the trial of clerical offences against morality in the shape of a consistory court, which is not the old court of that name, but is to comprehend the chancellor and five assessors (three clergymen and two laymen chosen from a prescribed list), with equal power with the chancellor on questions of fact.
(On general questions see Phillimore, Ecc. Law, 6 5, 73.) Despite the bishop of Lincoln's case, the law is in some uncertainty.
As civil courts they judge in first instance all questions connected with glebes and the erection and repair of churches and manses.
Questions of patronage now (by 37 & 38 Vict.
c. 82) belong to the Church courts; but not questions of lapse or stipend.
Questions of tithes (or "teinds ") and ministers' stipends were referred to commissioners by acts of the Scots parliaments beginning in 1607.
The council of Trent took away the jurisdiction of archdeacons in marriage questions.
Such litigation as still continued before the spiritual forum was, however, confined (save in the case of the matrimonial questions of princes) to the professional conduct of the clergy.
Hence, even in countries where the Roman Church is established, such as Belgium, Italy, the Catholic states of Germany and cantons of Switzerland, most of the Latin republics of America, and the province of Quebec, and a fortiori where this Church is not established, there is now no discipline over the laity, except penitential, and no jurisdiction exercised in civil suits, except possibly the matrimonial questions of princes (of which there was an example in the case of the reigning prince of Monaco).
The subject matter of ecclesiastical jurisdiction in Russia during the whole patriarchal period included matrimonial and testamentary causes, inheritance and sacrilege, and many questions concerning the Church domains and Church property, as well as spiritual offences of clergy and laity (ib.).
Peter permanently transferred to the secular forum the testamentary jurisdiction and that concerning inheritance, as also questions of " sacrilege " (ib.
Each bishop is assisted by at least two officers with judicial or quasi-judicial powers, the " archimandrite " who adjudicates upon causes of revenue and the archdeacon who adjudicates on questions between deacons (op. cit.
In the practical questions which arose, and in the great debate which was political, economical and moral, she took a very active part.
Trenckner, and translated by Rhys Davids under the title Questions of King Milinda; the Netti Pakarana, edited by E.
It is sometimes forgotten, when discussing questions of animal nutrition, that all the food materials of all living organisms are prepared originally from inorganic substances in exactly the same way, in exactly the same place, and by the same machinery, which is the chlorophyll apparatus of the vegetable kingdom.
The extraordinary forms, colors and textures of the true galls have always formed some of the most interesting of biological questions, for not only is there definite co-operation I between a given species of insect and of plant, as shown by the facts that the same insect may induce galls of different kinds on different plants or organs, while different insects induce different galls on the same plante.g.
This mattel- is bound up with the centres of origin and with the past migrations of species; and such questions are usually treated as a part of floristic plant geography.
Even here, however, general agreement has not ~en reached; and the questions involved in relating the facts the distribution of plant communities to the factors of the tbitat are very imperfectly understood.
particulars arising from comparing one part with another "; but under this head the questions discussed were longitude, the situation and distances of places, and navigation.
After his release Wakefield seemed disposed for a while to turn his attention to social questions at home, and produced a tract on the Punishment of Death, with a terribly graphic picture of the condemned sermon in Newgate, and another on incendiarism in the rural districts, with an equally powerful exhibition of the degraded condition of the agricultural labourer.
For the introductory questions, W.
Another source is mythologic fancy, which, in answer to childlike questions; "Who made the world?"
This interval was diligently devoted to the pursuit of classical and historical studies, to preparing himself for ordination, and to searching investigations, under the stimulus of continual discussion with a band of talented and congenial associates, of the profoundest questions in theology, ecclesiastical polity and social philosophy.
His interest also in public matters was incessant, especially ecclesiastical questions, and such as bore upon the social welfare and moral improvement of the masses.
He published a number of original and scholarly papers on assyriological questions of the highest value, chiefly in the Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy.
Individual Geonim produced valuable works (of which later), but what is perhaps most important from the point of view of the development of Judaism is the literature of their Responsa or answers to questions, chiefly on halakhic matters, addressed to them from various countries.
2 The She'iltoth (questions) of Rab Alai (8th century) also belong probably to the school of Pumbeditha, though their author was not Gaon.
The emperor Marcian approved the doctrinal decrees of the council and enjoined silence in regard to theological questions.
The former are for the most part concerned with questions relating to the theory of light, arising out of his professorial lectures, among which may be specially mentioned his paper "On the Diffraction of an Object-Glass with Circular Aperture."
His favourite pursuits were scientific, and his authority on all questions of practical science was referred to by the senate of Venice.
She, resolving to apply the remedy for his grief, questions him for that purpose.
These questions were never properly answered by them.
The zemstvos were originally given large powers in relation to the incidence of taxation, and such questions as education, public health, roads and the like.
Its head is the tsar; but although he makes and annuls all appointments, he does not determine questions of dogmatic theology.
There had already been other schisms on such questions as the right way to swing a censer and the legality of self-immolation for the Lord's sake.
All political authority was in the hands of turbulent nobles who quarrelled among themselves, who were always inclined to submit the questions at issue to the arbitrament of arms, and who did not scruple to invite foreign powers to intervene on their behalf.
Now she was beginning to consider herself a powerful member of the European family of nations, and she aspired to exercise a predominant influence in all European questions.
In view of this contingency the Russian and French military authorities studied the military questions in common, and the result of their labours was the preparation of a military convention, which was finally ratified in 1894.
The meeting confined its attention to economic questions, and had no political character whatever.
In cases where statutes did touch the question of regulation, they had to do with the operation of trains and with the provision of facilities for shippers and passengers, rather than with questions of rates.
A condition of tenure attached to this chair was that the holder should propose mathematical questions for solution, and should resign in favour of any person who solved them better than himself; but, notwithstanding this, Roberval was able to keep the chair till his death, which occurred at Paris on the 27th of October 1675.
Here he held several councils for the discussion of the affairs of the church, especially for grave questions as to the rebaptism of heretics, and the readmission into the church of the lapsi, or those who had fallen; away through fear during the heat of the persecution.
In regard to the attitude of the Roman government towards the Christian religion, there are questions still sub judice; but Gibbon had the merit of reducing the number of martyrs within probable limits.
She published The Higher Education of Women (1866) and Thoughts on sonic Questions relating to Women (1860-1908, 1910).
The wish to meet people of the different sections of the country and to explain his position upon the questions of the day led the President to begin (14th September 1909), a tour which included the Pacific coast, the South-west, the Mississippi Valley and the South Atlantic states, and during which he travelled 13,000 miles and made 266 speeches.
The book was designed to be an answer to two questions: Is there such a thing as natural religion?
All the diplomatic questions concerning Russia from 1762 to 1783 are intimately associated with the name of Panin.
Many of the elements lie outside questions of time and place and are almost immemorial.
Thus, one of the important questions is the relation between those who had taken part in the exodus and the invasion and those who had not.
The importance of the historical questions regarding relations between Damascus, Israel and Judah is clear.
What political aspirations were revived, what other writers were inspired by these momentous events are questions of inference.
received a kingdom - first Chalcis, and then the tetrarchies of Philip and Lysanias - but, though he had the oversight of the Temple and the nomination of the high priest, and enjoyed a reputation for knowledge of Jewish customs and questions, he was unable to check the growing power of the Zealots.
Questions received from various quarters were discussed and the final decision of the Kallah was signed by the Resh-Kallah or president of the general assembly, who was only second in rank to the Resh-Metibta, or president of the scholastic sessions.
In England emancipation was of democratic origin and concerned itself with practical questions.
Each country has its own local organiza tion for dealing with Jewish questions.
Among his writings are Die Jacobiner in Ungarn (Leipzig, 1851) and Eletem es Korom (Pest, 1880), and many treatises on Hungarian questions in the publications of the Academy of Pest.
When Mr. Asquith formed the first Coalition Ministry in 1915, he included Mr. Henderson in the Cabinet as President of the Board of Education, and also adviser of the Government on Labour questions arising out of the World War.
Many questions in scie.ace and astrology, such as the reform of the calendar, attracted his attention.
His other works consisted of theological essays, ascetic or exegetic, questions of ecclesiastical discipline and reform, and of various polemical writings called forth for the most part by the schism.
The "correctness" of his attitude on all public questions won for him the commendation of Catholic writers; he is not included in Nicol Burne's list of "periurit apostatis"; but his policy and influence were misliked by James VI., who, when the Assembly had elected Arbuthnot to the charge of the church of St Andrews, ordered him to return to his duties at King's College.
In August 1771 Governor Tryon was succeeded by Governor Josiah Martin, who was soon engaged in spirited controversies with the assembly on questions pertaining to taxes, the southern boundary, and the attachment of property belonging to nonresidents.
The relation to Asia of the pre-European civilizations of America is another of those questions which admit of no definite answer at present, though many facts support the theory that the semi-civilized inhabitants of Mexico and Central America crossed from Asia by Bering Straits and descended the west coast.
4 On the questions raised see the commentaries upon 2 Sam.
Although united on free trade and in general on questions of domestic reform, a cabinet which contained Lord Palmerston and Lord John Russell, in addition to Aberdeen, was certain to differ on questions of foreign policy.
One of the functions of this official was to subsidize political pamphleteers, and Mirabeau had hoped to be so employed, but he ruined his chances by a series of writings on financial questions.
He then argued at length that the correct assumption was that both the general government and the state government were "all agents of the same supreme power, the people," that the people had established the Constitution of the United States and that in the Supreme Court, established under that Constitution, was vested the final decision on all constitutional questions.
On questions of fundamental doctrine they held to the belief XI.
The government of the church is chiefly according to the congregational principle, and the women have an equal voice with the men; but annual meetings, attended by the bishops, teachers and other delegates from the several congregations are held, and at these sessions the larger questions involving church polity are considered and decided by a committee of five bishops.
He would submit all minor questions to the reason of the individual member, but he set certain limits to toleration, excluding "whatsoever is against the foundation of faith, or contrary to good life and the laws of obedience, or destructive to human society, and the public and just interests of bodies politic."
All the time, his mind full of public questions, he discussed eagerly with the many men of distinction who came to his father's house.
Himself absorbed in abstract questions and projects of general philanthropy, he had been careless of personal attachment.
In 1844 appeared his Essays on Some Unsettled Questions in Political Economy.
The essays in the fourth volume of his Dissertations - on endowments, on land, on labour, on metaphysical and psychological questions - were written for the Fortnightly Review at intervals after his short parliamentary career.
- Works: System of Logic (2 vols., 1843; 9th ed., 1875; "People's" ed., 1884); Essays on some Unsettled Questions of Political Economy (1844, ed.
For piercing-mouthed pests like Aphides no wash is of use unless it contains a basis of soft soap. This softsoap wash kills by contact, and may be prepared in the following way: - Dissolve 6 to 8 lb of the best soft soap in boiling soft water and while still hot (but of course taken off the fire) add 1 gallon of questions involved, under their own headings.
But questions of sentiment, shop-feeling and trade customs invariably play an important part.
From the close of the middle ages until the middle of the 18th century thousands of pamphlets and other works on economic questions were published, but the vast majority of the writers have little or no scientific importance.
While it is impossible to give a strictly economic interpretation of the earlier history of nations, economic interests so govern the life and determine the policy of modern states that other forces, like those of religion and politics, seem to play only a subsidiary part, modifying here and there the view which is taken of particular questions, but not changing in any important degree the general course of their development.
When we come to exclusively modern questions, there is no reason or necessity for a fundamental change of method.
In modern problems we can watch the economic machine actually at work, cross-examine our witnesses, see that delicate interplay of passions and interests which cannot be set down or described in a document, and acquire a certain sense of touch in relation to the questions at issue which manuscripts and records cannot impart.
There are several quite distinct questions we can ask with regard to them.
If our view is correct that, broadly speaking, the two ways of regarding economic questions are complementary rather than mutually exclusive, there does not seem to be any reason why the growth of the historical school should have been destructive of the " old Political Economy " if it had been well founded.
In the case of many subjects this would matter very little, but in that of economics, which touches the ordinary life of the community at so many points, it is of great importance, especially at a time like the present, when economic questions determine the policy of great nations.
Many of the questions of the greatest practical importance at the present time, such as the competition between old and new methods of manufacturing commodities substantially the same in kind, and equally useful to the great body of consumers, arise largely from the immobility of capital or labour, or both of them.
There are very few questions of public or commercial importance upon which the best and most recent investigations are to be found amongst English works.
In spite of the vast increase in national wealth, it was found a matter of increasing difficulty to meet a comparatively slight strain without recourse to measures of a highly controversial character; and the search for new sources of revenue (as in 1909) at once raised, in an acute form, questions of national commercial policy and the relations between the United Kingdom and the colonies.
These questions of commercial policy and local government are closely bound up with the scientific study of the transport system.
It is obvious that no inquiry into commercial policy, or into such social questions as the housing of the poor, can be effective unless this deficiency is remedied.
On this subject many monographs and larger works have been published in recent years, but dealing rather with such questions as trade unionism, co-operation and factory legislation, than the structure and organization of particular industries, or the causes and the results of the formation of the great combinations, peculiarly characteristic of the United States, but not wanting in England, which are amongst the most striking economic phenomena of modern times.
These are some of the questions which must absorb the energies of the rising generation of economists.
Studies of particular questions, both concrete and theoretical, in foreign languages are too numerous to specify, and much of the best modern work is to be found in economic periodicals.
The reformers submitted on condition that no foreign garrison was to be imposed on Perth and that the religious questions in dispute should be brought before the Scottish parliament.
He was called there to combat the unitarian christology of Beryllus, bishop of Bostra, and to clear up certain eschatological questions.
In everything which related to the continent of Europe and to the resumption of trade relations between Great Britain and France, Bonaparte had his way; and he abated his demands only in a few questions relating to India and Newfoundland.
This body received the right of deciding by senatus consulta all questions not provided for by the constitution; the Corps Legislatif and Tribunate might also thenceforth be dissolved at its bidding.
It was clear that the spiritual forces of the time were also slipping out of his grasp. Early in January he sought to come to terms with the pope (then virtually a captive at Fontainebleau) respecting various questions then in debate concerning the Concordat.
It is at the solution of these two questions that philosophy in the immediate future may be expected to work.
He consequently fell into a state of doubt, and before he could make up his mind on some questions which he deemed important he was overtaken by death.'
Questions of affinity, and the details of geographical distribution, were endowed with a real interest, in comparison with which any interest that had hitherto been taken was a trifling pastime.
ii.) the following writings: Speech to the Greeks (Oratio); Address to the Greeks (Cohortatio): On the Monarchy of God; Epistle to Diognetus; Fragments on the Resurrection and other Fragments; Exposition of the True Faith; Epistle to Zenas and Serenus; Refutation of certain Doctrines of Aristotle; Questions and Answers to the Orthodox; Questions of Christians to Pagans; Questions of Pagans to Christians.
On the critical questions raised by the spurious writings consult W.
Under his cognizance come questions of public order, health and elections to parliament.
To the senate belonged all questions relating to.
The second was the seat of the royal government of Massachusetts during the provincial period, and within its walls from 1760 to 1775 the questions of colonial dependence or independence probably first came into evident conflict.
On 21 referenda, io being questions of license, the ratio of actual to registered voters ranged on the latter from 57.00 to 75.38% (mean 67.15), and on other referenda from 75.6 3 t o 33.4 0 (mean 61.39), - the mean for all, 64.18.
At the same time questions of trade, of local politics, finally of colonial autonomy, of imperial policy, had gradually, but already long since, replaced theology in leading interest.
Questions of considerable importance frequently arise as to the notice necessary to terminate tenancies of this character.
His learned wanderings ended (1486) at Rome, where he set forth for public disputation a list of nine hundred questions and conclusions in all branches of philosophy and theology.
There are two vexed questions with regard to these law-books.
In a great meeting at Cologne in March 1887 he defended and justified his action, and claimed for the Centre full independence of action in all purely political questions.
in the year 1360; the power of the admiral to determine matters of discipline in the fleet, and possibly questions of piracy and prize, being somewhat earlier.
The original object of the institution of the courts or court seems to have been to prevent or punish piracy and other crimes upon the narrow seas and to deal with questions of prize; tion.
He was especially interested in questions relating to the polarization of light, and his observations in this field, which gained him the Rumford medal of the Royal Society in 1840, laid the foundations of the polarimetric analysis of sugar.
But even in such questions he allowed some weight to political considerations and the wishes of his sovereign.
His clear mind and industrious habits drew him to questions of finance.
himself in public affairs, although no longer an active participant, and in all financial questions, especially in regard to the bank charter, the resumption of specie payments, and the panic of 1837, he exerted a powerful influence.
These disputes involved questions of principle which had long occupied Henry's attention, and Becket's defiant attitude was answered by the famous Constitutions of Clarendon, in which the king defined, professedly according to ancient use and custom, the relations of Church and State.
throws new light on all questions relating to their date and composition.
Labour questions were entrusted to a separate department, the Direction du Travail, and the pension and insurance office was also raised to the status of a "direction."
Later his attention was taken up with questions of physical and inorganic chemistry.
COMPROMISE MEASURES OF 1850, in American history, a series of measures the object of which was the settlement of five questions in dispute between the pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States.
Three of these questions grew out of the annexation of Texas and the acquisition of western territory as a result of the Mexican War.
Underlying all of these issues was of course the great moral and political problem as to whether slavery was to be confined to the south-eastern section of the country or be permitted to spread to the Pacific. The two questions not growing out of the Mexican War were in regard to the abolition of the slave trade in the District of Columbia, and the passage of a new fugitive slave law.
His idea was to combine the more conservative elements of both sections in favour of a settlement which would concede the Southern view on two questions, the Northern view on two, and balance the fifth.
His interests lay chiefly in financial questions and in 1849 he became minister of commerce and agriculture in the cabinet of Odilon Barrot.
Questions of genuineness, purpose, &c., are discussed in the New Testament Introductions of H.
This explanation, however, is rejected by Loofs; the sermon contains nothing inconsistent with the Acacian position favoured by the court party; on the other hand, there is evidence of conflicts with the clergy, quite apart from any questions of orthodoxy, which may have led to the bishop's deposition.
In biological chemistry he worked at the problems of animal heat and at the phenomena accompanying the growth of plants, and he also devoted much time to meteorological questions and observations.
While not unaware that with this, as with all moral questions, there may be a certain borderland of practical difficulty, Friends endeavour to bring all things to the test of the Realities which, though not seen, are eternal, and to hold up the ideal, set forth by George Fox, of living in the.
In 1903 there was established at Woodbrooke, an estate at Selly Oak on the outskirts of Birmingham, a permanent settlement for men and women, for the study of these questions on modern lines.
Apart from points of doctrine which can be more or less definitely stated (not always with unanimity) Quakerism is an atmosphere, a manner of life, a method of approaching questions, a habit and; attitude of mind.
It considers questions of policy, and some of its sittings are conferences for the consideration of reports on religious, philanthropic, educational and social work which is carried on.
The effect of the work upon the Society itself may be summarized thus: some addition to membership; the creation of a sphere of usefulness for the younger and more active members; a general stirring of interest in social questions.'
It contains a short description of the ancient world, with remarks on historical, social, religious and natural history questions.
His earlier work included an investigation of succinic acid, and the preparation of phenyl cyanide (benzonitrile), the simplest nitrile of the aromatic series; but later his time was mainly occupied with questions of technology and public health rather than with pure chemistry.
i.; Paul Fournier, "Joachim de Flore, ses doctrines, son influence" in Revue des questions historiques, t.
Cicero shows that he was much interested in casuistical questions, as, for example, whether a good man who had received a coin which he knew to be bad was justified in passing it on to another.
Suffrage was by this constitution first extended to women tax-payers in questions " submitted to the tax-payers, as such."
The sous-prefecs, having very limited powers of deciding questions, serve above all as intermediaries between the prefect and the persons under his administration.
There was besides a provincial commission of five lawyers named by the governor-general from the members of the deputation, who settled election questions, and questions of eligibility in this body, gave advice as to laws, acted for the deputation when it was not sitting, and in general facilitated centralized control of the administrative system.
Political parties were forming without very evident basis for differences outside questions of political patronage and the good 'or ill use of power; and, in the absence of the laws just mentioned, the Moderates, being in power, used every instrument of government to strengthen their hold on office.
She had been separated from her husband for many years, and was at feud with him on questions of property and the custody of their children.
An outline of the modern answers to questions such as the above will now be given.
Their yearly visits to Serajevo assumed in time the character of an informal parliament, for the discussion of national questions; and their rights tended always to increase, and to become hereditary, in fact, though not in law.
But, though the questions at issue between Russia and Turkey in Poland and the northern littoral of the Black Sea were thus for the time settled, the aggressive designs of Russia in the Caucasus and in Persia soon caused a renewal of anxiety at Constantinople.
all questions were deliberated and settled in four distinct assemblies - the Italian, the French, the German and the English,' - the decisions of the nations being merely ratified afterwards pro forma by the council in general congregation, and also, if occasion arose, in public session.
And in all cases it is plain that he not merely read but thought deeply on the questions which the civilization of the Greeks and the various writings of poets, philosophers and heretics raised.
In each residential district there is a council, composed of natives and presided over by the resident, which deliberates on questions affecting the district.
The new archbishop, without being one of the English divines who have made notable contributions to theological learning, already had a great reputation for ecclesiastical statesmanship; and in subsequent years his diplomatic abilities found ample scope in dealing not only with the difficulties caused in the church by doctrinal questions, but pre-eminently with the education crisis, and with the new problems arising in the enlarged Anglican Communion.
Schlozer's activity was enormous, and he exercised great influence by his lectures as well as by his books, bringing historical study into touch with political science generally, and using his vast erudition in an attempt to solve practical questions in the state and in society.
Dana and C. Hintze; for economic questions, the following: T.
Van Buren was not an orator, but... the oft-repeated charge that he refrained from declaring himself on crucial questions is hardly borne out by an examination of his senatorial career.
He expressed himself plainly during the canvass on the questions of slavery and the bank, at the same time voting, perhaps with a touch of bravado, for a bill offered in 1836 to subject abolition literature in the mails to the laws of the several states.
This court consists of a judge of the Supreme Court, who shall decide all questions of law and of fact, and of the archbishop, who gives judgment.
Most of the questions with which he had to deal related to the relations between the United States and Canada, and in this connexion he paid several visits to Canada to confer with the governor-general and his ministers.
" By those nine treaties," he said, " we have, I hope, dealt with all the questions that are likely to arise between the United States and Canada - questions relating to boundary; questions relating to the disposal and the use of boundary waters; questions relating to the fisheries in the international waters where the two countries adjoin one another; questions relating to the interests which we have in sealing in the Behring Sea, and many other matters."
I have aimed at establishing principally the historical position of the various questions, and secondarily the necessity for reforming more or less the traditional concepts."
Loisy and the questions raised by him are specially remarkable.
His lucid style and the perfection of his experimental demonstrations drew to his lectures a crowd of enthusiastic scholars, on whom he impressed the importance of applied science by conducting them round the factories and workshops of the city; and he further found time to hold weekly "colloquies" on physical questions at his house with a small circle of young students.
These were huge digests of all that popes, councils, primitive fathers had decided on every kind of question pertaining to the confessional - what exactly is a sin, what kind of questions the priests must ask, under what conditions he could give absolution.
Questions of Mary (Great and Little).
But it was in the application to mechanical questions of the instrument which he thus helped to form that his singular merit lay.
b Stade not unreasonably questions whether 2 Kings xii.
In October 1902, the court decided both questions in the affirmative, awarding the payment by Mexico of the annual sum claimed, not in gold, but en monnaie ayant cours legal au Mexique.
The members of the tribunal have the right of putting questions to the counsel and agents of the parties and to demand from them explanation of doubtful points.
This treaty contains reservations of all questions involving the vital interests, the independence or the honour of the contracting parties.
Some of the political writers have played an important part in moulding public opinion on certain questions, as in the case of A.
In 1855 the emperor of Brazil sent a squadron of eleven men-of-war and as many transports up the Parana to adjust several questions pending between the empire and was that of the right of way by the Paraguay river to the interior Brazilian province of Matto Grosso.
When Dom Pedro left Brazil for the purpose of making a tour through Europe and the United States he appointed Princess Isabella to act as regent, and she showed herself so swayed in political questions by Church influence that Liberal feeling became more and more anti-dynastic. Another incident which gave strength to the opposition was the sudden abolition of slavery without any compensation to slave-owners.
The chief feature of the administration of Dr Campos Salles was the statesmanlike ability with which various disputes with foreign powers on boundary questions were seriously taken in hand and brought to a satisfactory and pacific settlement.
This was indeed a time when questions concerning boundaries were springing up on every side, for it was only through the moderation with which the high-handed action of Bolivia in regard to the Acre rubberproducing territory was met by the Brazilian government that war was avoided.
All modern theologians of the Roman Church answer these questions in the affirmative, but from the 8th to the beginning of the 13th century they were fiercely agitated with the utmost divergence of opinion and practice.