Reminiscence sentence example

reminiscence
  • In other cases early costumes are preserved only as a historical reminiscence at festivities.
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  • In this tradition there is a reminiscence of the fact that the Lycians had been sea-rovers before their settlement in Lycia.
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  • The strains of the polonaise, which had continued for a considerable time, had begun to sound like a sad reminiscence to Natasha's ears.
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  • The race of Pelops for his wife may be a reminiscence of the early practice of marriage by capture.
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  • The notice in the Chronicon Paschale preserves one slight reminiscence of the historical facts, namely, that Hippolytus's episcopal see was situated at Portus near Rome.
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  • As the Romans learnt the use of the flute from the Etruscans, the fact of Minerva being the patron goddess of flute-players is in favour of her Etruscan origin, although it may merely be a reminiscence of the Greek story which attributed the invention of the flute to Athena.
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  • The transference of the scene to Constantinople is a reminiscence of the events of the Crusades and Theodebert's projected campaign against that city.
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  • Carpocrates made especial use of the doctrines of reminiscence and preexistence of souls.
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  • The word " Induction," which occurs in only three or four passages throughout all his works (and these again minor ones), is never used by him with the faintest reminiscence of the import assigned to it by Bacon; and, as will be seen, he had nothing but scorn for experimental work in physics.
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  • The retention of the old duality of dignities was the one reminiscence of the original separation.
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  • The English language retains in the word "argosy" a reminiscence of the carracks of Ragusa, long known to Englishmen as Argouse, Argusa or Aragosa.
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  • It is possible that the whole may be merely a reminiscence of a superstition similar to the familiar werwolf stories.
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  • He has many years ' experience as a director, teacher and writer in the fields of theater and reminiscence arts.
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  • An account of his journey was published in 1811 by his secretary, Mr Trotter, in an otherwise poor book of reminiscence.
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  • From this rare personal reminiscence we see at a glance that the mind of Plato and the mind of Aristotle were son, different, that their philosophies must diverge'; the one towards the supernatural, the abstract, the discursive, and the other towards thenatural, the substantial, the scientific.
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  • There can be little doubt that the story told there of the reconquest of Northern Mercia by Edmund refers to the compact with Anlaf, made as a result of the campaign, and it is probable that Simeon's statement is a wide exaggeration, due in part at least to a confused reminiscence of the earlier pact between Alfred and Guthrum.
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  • The whole is a reminiscence of earlier times, when the goddess herself was a bear, to whom human sacrifice was offered.
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  • Early Centimetric Ground Radars - A Personal Reminiscence In all these cases, however, the resonant circuit was external to the vacuum envelope.
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  • Naming names within a short exercise in reminiscence like this is always invidious, but there are two names which must not go unrecorded.
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  • In a lately issued ' Mathematical Gazette ' there is an interesting reminiscence of the Rector of Headley.
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  • The documentary was more reportage and reminiscence than analysis, but none the worse for that.
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  • Among, the peculiarities of the Edomites was government by certain officials known as av* 2 which the English versions (by too close a reminiscence of the Vulgate duces) translate "dukes."
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  • His volumes of reminiscence, Cheerful Yesterdays (1898), Old Cambridge (1899), Contemporaries (1899), and Part of a Man's Life (1905), are characteristic and charming works.
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  • An historical poem of a somewhat philosophical nature was produced in 1814 by Andreas Horvath under the title of Zircz emlekezete (Reminiscence of Zircz); but his Arpdd, in 12 books, finished in 1830, and published at Pest in the following year, is a great national epic. Among other poets of this period were Alois Szentmiklossy, George Gaal, Emil Buczy, Joseph Szász, Ladislaus Toth and Joseph Katona, author of the much-extolled historical drama Bank Ban.'
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  • A zodiac on the " astrological altar of Gabies " in the Louvre illustrates the apportionment of the signs among the inmates of the Roman Pantheon; 3 and they occur as a classical reminiscence in the mosaic pavements of San Miniato and the baptistery at Florence the cathedral of Lyons, and the crypt of San Savino at Piacenza.4 Zodiacal symbolism became conspicuous in medieval art.
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  • The book covers a wide spectrum of approaches from Bach flower remedies to reminiscence therapy.
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  • With activities such as ballroom dancing, reminiscence sessions and computer training, the world does n't seem such a lonely place any more.
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  • Free Teaching Pack Screen Dreams A new teachers ' resource based around the bfi 's Screen Dreams reminiscence project.
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  • He scanned the audience in two seconds, then launched into a personal reminiscence that had the audience spellbound for 40 minutes.
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  • The Edwardians is not a vindication of the more exaggerated claims made for oral history written from personal reminiscence.
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  • The song flopped initially but in 1942, it became a hit - partially because the reminiscence resonated with audiences separated from their loved ones because of World War II.
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  • Hydra must, in short, be a living representative of the ancestor of which the actinula-stage is a transient reminiscence in the development of higher forms. It may be pointed out in this connexion that the fixation of Hydra is only temporary, and that the animal is able at all times to detach itself, to move to a new situation, and to fix itself again.
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  • It still remains possible therefore that the seven days' eating of unleavened bread (and bitter herbs) is an historical reminiscence of the incidents of the Exodus, where the normal commissariat did not begin until a week after the first exit.
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  • According to Schwegler, the puteal originally indicated that the place had been struck by lightning, and the story is a reminiscence of the early struggle between the state and ecclesiasticism.
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  • As a term of disparagement and contempt the word is also used of persons, from the idea of wriggling or creeping on the ground, partly, too, perhaps, with a reminiscence of Genesis iii.
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  • It enabled ideas for creative reminiscence workshops for older people to be trialed in Oxfordshire.
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  • He was for some time tutor of his college; but the most characteristic reminiscence of his university life is the mention made by Anthony Wood that in the musical gatherings of the time "Thomas Ken of New College, a junior, would be sometimes among them, and sing his part."
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  • They are not represented as having any immediate religious importance; they really lie outside of the chronological scheme, and their history is plainly not related from such lively and detailed reminiscence as gives charm to the longer episodes of the book.
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  • The doctrine of latency is mystical and savours of Plato's reminiscence (anamnesis).
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  • Medieval theology has an appearance of keeping in touch with the Apostles' Creed when it divides the substance of doctrine into (usually) twelve " articles " - not always the same twelve - a reminiscence of the legendary composition of the Creed in twelve sections by the twelve apostles.
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  • It is impossible to estimate how far this legend commemorates some actual but imperfectly recorded discovery, and how far it is a reminiscence of the ancient idea of an elysium in the western seas which is embodied in the legends of the Isles of the Blest or Fortunate Islands.
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  • A very old tradition suggests that the idea of such an earthly paradise was a reminiscence of some unrecorded voyage to Madeira and the Canaries, which are sometimes named Fortunatae Insulae by medieval map-makers.
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  • The strength of classical reminiscence and the instinct of liberty were reinforced by the support given to communal aspirations by the popular agitator and dangerous tribune, Arnold of Arnold of Brescia, whose theories arrived at an opportune Brescia.
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  • Jesus is but a man in whom this reminiscence is unusually strong, and who has consequently attained to unusual spiritual excellence and power.
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