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  • America has been the pioneer of the view that peace is the normal condition of mankind, and that, when the causes of war are eliminated, war ceases to have a raison d'être.
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  • The substitution of the Bible for the Mass destroyed the raison d'être of churches as the middle ages had made them.
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  • When, therefore, from about the i 5th century the princely territories came to be better organized, much of the raison d'être for the exceptional position held by the towns disappeared.
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  • Quinn asked over oatmeal and raison toast on Saturday morning.
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  • Its raison d'etre undertaken by the public sector.' Voluntary and community groups need to take control of civil renewal because it is rightly theirs.
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  • " The work appeared anonymously at Leiden (published by Jean Maire) in 1637, under the modest title of Essais philosophiques; and the project of a universal science becomes the Discours de la methode pour bien conduire sa raison et chercher la verite dans les sciences.
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  • La religion chretienne veut que nous le croyons ainsi, et la raison naturelle nous persuade entierement cette verite; car si nous considerons la toute puissance de Dieu, nous devons juger que tout ce qu'il a fait a eu des le commencement toute la perfection qu'il devoit avoir.
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  • The innumerable cases of structures, which are rudimentary and apparently useless, in species, the close allies of which possess well-developed and functionally important homologous structures, are readily intelligible on the theory of evolution, while it is hard to conceive their raison.
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  • With the accession of the Danish king Canute, the original raison d'être of the tax ceased to exist, but it continued to be levied, though for a different purpose, assuming now the character of an occasional war-tax.
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  • Hence arises the conception of rights and duties which should be maintained by law, as opposed to those actually maintained; with the further consequence that it may become occasionally a moral duty to rebel against the state in the interest of the state itself, that is, in order better to subserve that end or function which constitutes the raison d'être of the state.
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  • They often lived on terms of intimacy either with the head of the house or its younger members; but it is to be feared that too often this intimacy was founded, not on mutual respect, as in the heroic example of Ulysses and Eumaeus, but on insolent self-assertion on the one side and a spirit of unworthy compliance on the other, the latter having its raison d'être in degrading services rendered by the slave.
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  • His De l'elevation de la foy et de l'abaissement de la raison en la crdance des mysteres de la religion (1641) gave him early a high place as a metaphysician.
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  • These shrimps as well as a large species of crabmokuzo-ganiserve the people as an article of food, but the small crabs which live in holes have no recognized raison d tre.
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  • Sometimes a fact of some sort which has awaked a train of associations in the mind of the writer serves as a title, such as "On est puni de s'opiniastrer a une place sans raison."
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  • But the special provision made by the judges in 1895 for the prompt trial of commercial causes to a large extent destroyed the raison d'ctre of the chamber of arbitration, and it did not attain any great measure of success.
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  • For, though he declares at times " Le pyrrhonisme est le vrai," " Se moquer de la philosophie c'est vraiment philosopher," or, again, " Humiliezvous, raison impuissante, taisez-vous, nature imbecile," other passages might be quoted in which he assumes the validity of reason within its own sphere.
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  • If this dream or prejudice be exploded, then the scepticism originating in it - and a large proportion of recent sceptical thought does so originate - loses its raison d'etre.
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  • - America has been the pioneer of the view that peace is the normal condition of mankind, and that, when the causes of war are eliminated, war ceases to have a raison d'être.
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  • The substitution of the Bible for the Mass destroyed the raison d'être of churches as the middle ages had made them.
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  • He indulged in a great deal of speculation as to the existence of an extra-spatial unit, which was to furnish the raison d'etre of the numerical part, and render the quaternion homogeneous as well as linear.
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  • When, therefore, from about the i 5th century the princely territories came to be better organized, much of the raison d'être for the exceptional position held by the towns disappeared.
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  • In Islam proper they have no raison d'etre; the legends about Adam and Eve on Arafa, about Abraham's sacrifice of the ram at Thabii by Mina, imitated in the sacrifices of the pilgrimage, are clumsy afterthoughts, as appears from their variations and only partial acceptance.
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  • The portage between the two oceans was of great commercial importance, especially in the 16th century, when treasure from Peru (and treasure was the raison d'etre of the Spanish settlements in Panama) was carried across the isthmus from Panama City.
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  • But with lists and tables widely available, their raison d'etre is undermined when not as accurate as possible.
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  • She traces the many performances in theater and film as well as the popularity through the end of the 20th century, concluding that "The pretense ... is unnecessary-its raison d'être is the pleasure of the dance."
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  • The first novel deals with the machinations and subterfuge with which the First Foundation is formed, and its early history, through its discovery that the Encyclopedia is not its raison d'etre and the dwindling power of the Empire.
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  • With the accession of the Danish king Canute, the original raison d'être of the tax ceased to exist, but it continued to be levied, though for a different purpose, assuming now the character of an occasional war-tax.
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  • Amongst other works may be mentioned Histoire de la raison d'etat, La China et l'Europa, Corso d'istoria degli scrittori politici italiani.
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