How to use Remission in a sentence

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  • According to the committee, every convict should have it in his power to earn a remission - in other words, to shorten his sentence by his industry.

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  • We acknowledge one baptism for remission of sins.

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  • The full remission in a five years' sentence is one year and ninety-one days; in seven years, one year two hundred and seventy-three days; in fourteen, three years one hundred and ninety-seven days; in twenty, four years one hundred and 'ninety days.

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  • Having earned his remission the convict enters upon the third stage of his punishment.

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  • But after ten years they may enter the "C" division, earn a special gratuity therein, and enjoy the various privileges accorded to the "B" or habitual criminals' division with the additional advantage that there is no interference with their remission.

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  • After this there is a remission till about 1620, when plague again began to spread in northern Europe, especially Germany and Holland, which was at that time ravaged by war.

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  • Since by the universally accepted doctrine of karman (deed) or karmavipaka (" the maturing of deeds") man himself - either in his present, or some future, existence - enjoys the fruit of, or has to atone for, his former good and bad actions, there could hardly be room in Hindu pantheism for a belief in the remission of sin by divine grace or vicarious substitution.

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  • They were penitents, and no doubt imbued with the ancient belief that without the shedding of blood there is no remission of sins.

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  • Three parliamentary committees had prepared schemes for a remission of the land taxes, for a new system of taxation, for a reorganization of the army based on a stammtrupp (regular army), by the enlistment of hired soldiers, and for naval reforms. In this last connexion the most suitable types of vessels for coast defence as for offence were determined upon.

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  • The new premier succeeded in persuading the Riksdag to pass a bill increasing the period of service with the colours in the army to six years and that in the militia to forty-two days, and as a set-off a remission of 3 o% on the land taxes.

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  • His social reforms included a redistribution of land, the remission of debts, the restoration of the old system of training (6,ycoy17) and the admission of picked perioeci into the citizen body.

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  • Hostilities with the Portuguese began from the time of the first independent king of Achin; and they had little remission till the power of Portugal fell with the loss of Malacca (1641).

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  • If an industrious man suffered a loss, he delighted to make it good; if the harvest was bad, he was liberal in the remission of tithes.

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  • As many as are persuaded and believe that what we teach and say is true, and undertake to be able to live accordingly, are instructed to pray and entreat God with fasting, for the remission of their sins that are past, we praying and fasting with them.

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  • Why should persons still in the age of innocence be in a hurry to be baptized and win remission of sins ?

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  • Chrysostom says that the substitutes were put into the beds of the deceased, and assuming the voice of the dead asked for baptism and remission of sins.

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  • If money could be spared, moreover, for the remission of taxation, the paper duties were much less oppressive than those on some other articles.

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  • These again petitioned for a remission of their farm, which in 14 4 6 was reduced to £10 yearly.

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  • The remission of this tax, after all the conviction with which its restoration had been supported a year before,, was very difficult for the party itself to stomach, and on any ground it was a distasteful act, loyally as the party followed their leaders.

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  • He had the cytoreductive surgery with the heated intraperitoneal chemo by Dr. Sugarbaker 8/01 and has been in remission until 4/05.

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  • Temporal central nervous system remission was induced by intrathecal chemotherapy only.

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  • Chronic epilepsy All hospital studies of newly diagnosed epilepsy have consistently demonstrated that 20 - 30% of patients do not enter remission 1-3.

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  • Red cell and plasma fatty acid changes accompanying symptom remission in a patient with schizophrenia treated with eicosapentaenoic acid.

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  • The usual pattern throughout life is that there will be occasional flare-ups of symptoms followed by varying periods of complete or near-complete remission.

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  • Preliminary results indicated a high remission induction rate with the human CD52 antibody, CAMPATH-1H.

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  • Autologous SCT is feasible, safe and can result in complete remission in a significant proportion of patients with tumor stage mycosis fungoides.

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  • This approach may help to keep the myeloma in remission for longer.

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  • Natural history The natural history of oesophageal reflux is not well studied, and the frequency of spontaneous remission remains unclear.

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  • In most patients this can induce long-term remission which can last for many years.

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  • Of the three patients who achieved a complete remission, two had evidence of GVHD.

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  • In Tonbridge, UK, 73% of patients entered remission 11.

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  • There have also been a few similar case histories with adults where they too have had spontaneous remission from AIDS.

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  • It provides for partial fee remission for students registering for a research degree.

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  • The treatment had caused no side-effects and we were starting to hope for a prolonged remission.

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  • His cancer has been in complete remission for three years.

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  • In contrast, interleukin (IL)-2 produces long-term durable complete remission in a subset of patients.

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  • These agents appear able to induce a sustained biochemical remission of disease with associated symptomatic improvement.

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  • They will also receive a £ 1,800 fee remission grant.

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  • Full seizure remission was seen in less than 15% .

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  • Teaching Assistants who teach in each semester earn tuition remission.

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  • John the Baptist preached repentance for the remission of sin.

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  • Vouchsafe, O Theotokos, that I may offer pure supplications to the King of all, and ask remission of transgressions.

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  • The railways showed an increase of 351,685; registration transfer and succession, 295,560; direct taxation, 42,136 (mainly from income tax, which more than made up for the remission of the house tax in the districts of Calabria visited by the earthquake of 1906); customs and excise, 1,036,742; government monopolies, 291,027; posts, 4I,3fo; telegraphs, 23,364; telephones, 65,771.

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  • In the administration of finance, in addition to the remission of arrears already mentioned, a revision of claims was ordered to be made every fifteen years, thereby anticipating the "indictions" (see Calendar; Chronology).

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  • The orgies or mysteries were open to all, freemen or slaves, who had duly performed the preliminary purifications, and secured to the participants salvation and remission of sins.

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  • Cases with disease limited to the stomach can be cured after H pylori eradication and remain in remission for years.

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  • Now the remission of sins is a blessing not to be missed.

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  • The ORSAS Awards provide Scholarships for partial remission of tuition fees for overseas research students.

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  • What Japan really needs is a national ad valorem duty upon the rental value of all land, with concomitant remission of current taxes.

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  • The Prison Act of 1898 allowed local prison inmates to earn remission of sentence.

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  • The politicians no longer claim that remission of debts is impossible.

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  • The rate of remission induction was 60.5 %, with a 48% rate of subsequent relapse.

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  • Full seizure remission was seen in less than 15 %.

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  • In one study of cancer patients who experienced spontaneous remission, more than four out of five had changed their diet !

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  • This case represents one of the longest survivors, in complete remission, after syngeneic transplantation for MM.

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  • The doctor was optimistic that this treatment would put his patient's cancer into remission.

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  • For example, the Churches of Christ believe that one must confess his or her belief publicly, then be baptized for the remission of sins before becoming a Christian.

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  • Of course, the virus never completely leaves the body, but sending it into remission can significantly extend your cat's life.

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  • For example, homeopathic treatments cannot put cancer into remission; however, they can provide comfort to the patient without the major side effects sometimes caused by traditional medications.

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  • At the time, doctors were hopeful they could get Hopper in remission and his prostate cancer under control.

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  • With a variety of different treatment methods, these stars went into remission and have since spoken out about their struggles.

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  • She went into remission after six months, but had to take oral medication to battle the disease through early 2011.

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  • The cancer went into remission but returned, and in 2010 it began to spread.

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  • Adults treated with splenectomy usually experience remission of chronic ITP.

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  • The prognosis for chronic ITP is also good; most individuals experience long-term remission.

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  • As the name suggests, during this phase, the main aim of the treatment is to reduce the number of leukemic cells as far as possible and induce a remission in the patient.

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  • Once the patient shows no obvious signs of leukemia (no leukemic cells are detected in blood tests and bone marrow biopsies), the patient is said to be in remission.

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  • This is called continuation or maintenance therapy, and the aim in this case is to kill any remaining cells and to maintain the remission for as long as possible.

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  • It is usually the treatment of choice and is used to relieve symptoms and achieve long-term remission of the disease.

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  • Complete remission means that all disease is gone.

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  • Partial remission means that the disease is significantly improved, but residual traces of the disease are still present.

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  • A remission may be due to treatment or may be spontaneous.

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  • With treatment, about 87 percent of patients have a remission of the disease, but 53 percent have recurrences.

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  • The disease, which causes progressive paralysis, is marked by periods of exacerbation and remission.

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  • Approximately one third of children with Tourette syndrome will experience complete or nearly complete remission during their late adolescent and early adult years.

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  • It is difficult to tell how many children with Tourette syndrome experience complete remission over their entire adult lives, but it has been estimated to be about 8 percent.

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  • Many children who do not have complete and lasting remission will experience months or even years without significant symptoms.

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  • Parents should be educated on the signs of relapse and of adverse reactions to the medication, and encourage children in remission to self-report any possible signs of relapse.

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  • Studies have shown that about 75 percent of FMF patients achieve complete remission of their symptoms, and about 95 percent show marked improvement when taking colchicine.

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  • In fact, with lupus, preconception counseling is essential to determine the optimum time period for getting pregnant, which is when the disease is in remission.

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  • Remission can sometimes be achieved after treatment with oral doses of activated charcoal.

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  • Regular blood withdrawal is a proven therapy for pushing symptoms into remission.

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  • Some children recover without any relapses; however, most children with the disease have periods of remission alternating with recurrences of the symptoms.

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  • Without treatment, extended periods of remission are not likely.

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  • Once a remission is achieved, consolidation chemotherapy, also called intensification chemotherapy, is given to sustain a remission.

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  • Maintenance chemotherapy is chemotherapy given in lower doses as a treatment to prolong a remission in certain types of cancer.

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  • Less than 20 percent of these patients go into remission.

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  • Children with leukemia in remission or HIV-infected children with normal immune function may be eligible for VZV.

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  • Diet is a very important factor in keeping herpes in remission.

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  • The amount of lysine required to control herpes varies from case to case, but a typical adult dose to maintain remission is 500 mg daily, and active herpes requires 1-6 g between meals to induce healing.

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  • When treated by a combination of drugs and behavioral therapy, some patients go into complete remission.

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  • Seventy percent of individuals with epilepsy can be expected to go into remission, which is defined as five or more years without seizures while on medication.

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  • The remission rate for children diagnosed before age six is high.

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  • If possible, plan on trying to get pregnant when your symptoms appear to be in remission.

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  • In April 2003, with his lymphoma in remission, he returned to 7th Heaven.

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  • Shortly thereafter, Lily's cancer went into remission.

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  • Roslin's cancer went into remission for a time thanks to a transfusion from Hera, but returned.

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  • Despite the seriousness of his condition, Armstrong's cancer went into remission in 1998.

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  • Valdemar cheerfully undertook a new crusade "for the honour of the Blessed Virgin and the remission of my own sins."

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  • A certain abatement or remission of the fever takes place, with or without sweating, but there is no true intermission or interval of absolute apyrexia.

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  • The remission or abatement lasts generally throughout the morning; and about noon there is an exacerbation, seldom ushered in by chills, which continues till the early morning following, when it remits or abates as before.

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  • The knight who joined the Crusades might thus still indulge the bellicose side of his genius - under the aegis and at the bidding of the Church; and in so doing he would also attain what the spiritual side of his nature ardently sought - a perfect salvation and remission of sins.

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  • On the one hand he repeated the provisions of the Fourth Lateran council on behalf of the Crusade to the Holy Land; on the other hand he preached a Crusade against Frederick II., and promised to all who would join the full benefits of absolution and remission of sins.

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  • Of a real remission of sins the old doctrine of Zoroaster knows nothing, whilst the later Zoroastrian Church admits repentance, expiation and remission.

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  • Another resolution, of importance for the history of the treatment of heresy, was the canon which decreed that armed force should be employed against the Cathari in southern France, that their goods were liable to confiscation and their persons to enslavement by the princes, and that all who took up weapons against them should receive a two years' remission of their penance and be placed - like the crusaders - under the direct protection of the church.

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  • Acts of indemnity have frequently been passed, the effect of which is the same as pardon or remission by the Crown.

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  • Thus 1593, c. 174, provides that, if any respite or remission happen to be granted before the party grieved be first satisfied, the same is to be null and of none avail.

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  • This board reported strongly in Porter's favour, but at the time the remission of the disqualifying penalty was all that was obtained in the way of redress.

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  • I believe (that there is) remission of sins in the holy catholic church, communion of saints, resurrection of the flesh unto eternal life.

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  • On returning to his native place about the year 397 he was chosen to head an embassy from the cities of the Pentapolis to the imperial court to ask for remission of taxation and other relief.

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  • I acknowledge one baptism for the remission of sins "; the Athanasian Creed, " Who (Christ) suffered for our salvation."

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  • This remission may be either total (plenary) or partial, according to the terms of the Indulgence.

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  • But such reconciliations differed from later Indulgences in at least one essential particular, since they brought no remission of ecclesiastical penance save in very exceptional cases.

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  • Historically speaking, it is indisputable that the practice of Indulgences in the medieval p4 +p2 C1C2(L1L2 M 2) + church arose out of the authoritative remission, in exceptional cases, of a certain proportion of this canonical penalty.

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  • The industry is protected by a high tariff, as is also the production of raw cotton, and further encouragement is offered through a remission of internal revenue taxes where Mexican fabrics are exported for foreign consumption.

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  • The bread and wine are indeed an offering to God of what is his own, pure because offered in purity of heart; but they are not interpreted of the sacrifice of Jesus' body broken on the cross, or of his blood shed for the remission of sin.

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  • And this food is called by us Eucharistia, and of it none may partake save those who believe our teachings to be true and have been washed in the bath which is for remission of sin and rebirth, and who so live as We should probably omit the words bracketed.

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  • Also that being applied for the dead, it is a satisfaction, that is to say, earns for them remission of the pains of purgatory."

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  • Mr Ritchie's remission of the shilling import-duty on corn led to Mr Chamberlain's crusade in favour of tariff reform and colonial preference, and as the session proceeded the rift grew in the Unionist ranks.

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  • An armistice was arranged; the besieged begging for a remission from the pope, and also asking Henry to request the emperor to move the pope to refuse.

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  • The remission, however, arrived before the 2nd of April 1547, and was refused by the murderers.

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  • In the 11th century the indulgence consisted in a remission of part of the penance imposed in the confessional, in return for the discharge of some obligation voluntarily assumed by the penitent.

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  • From a remission of penance it was extended, in the 13th century, to a release from the temporal punishment exacted by God, whether in this life or in purgatory, from the repentant sinner.

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  • An Indulgence is and can only be the remission of a merely ecclesiastical penalty; the church can remit what the church has imposed; it cannot remit what God has imposed.

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  • Not so the mark system, or the plan of earning remission by steady industry.

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  • The second is a longer stage and endures for the whole or a greater part of the remainder of the sentence, its duration being governed by the power a convict holds in his own hands to earn a remission.

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  • Yet more; steady willing labour continuously performed will earn a remission of a fourth of the sentence.

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  • It must be borne in mind that the marks thus earned may be forfeited at any time by misconduct, but affect remission to this extent only.

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  • The law merely prescribes the forfeiture of all remission.

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  • Certain privileges are conceded to the "B" division to compensate those in it for the loss of remission.

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  • In addition to his philosophical work, he took a leading part in the political affairs of his city from the time of the Diadochi until his death, and obtained a remission of the tribute to Demetrius.

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  • The last demanded that the peasants should be freed from the payment to the state, which represented the purchase price for the remission of feudal burdens.

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  • But the remission gained did not mean absolute release.

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  • He painted in lurid colours the terrors of purgatory, while he dwelt on the cheapness of the indulgence which would purchase remission and his prices were lowered as each sale approached its end.

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  • It describes his entering Rome on foot, amid the rejoicings of the citizens; his liberality towards his soldiers and to the citizens of Rome, a liberality that was extended even to persons under eleven years of age; his charities for the maintenance of the children of the poor; his remission of succession-duties in cases where the property was small or the heirs members of the testator's family; his establishment of free trade in corn between the various parts of the empire; his abandonment of vexatious and petty prosecutions for "high treason"; his punishment of informers; his abolition of pantomimes; his repairs of public buildings and his extension and embellishment of the Circus Maximus.

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  • In these centuries baptism was the rite for the remission of sin, not the Eucharist; it is the prophet in the Didache who presides at the Lord's Supper, not the Levitically conceived priest; nor as yet has the Table become an Altar.

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  • There is also a spiritual chewing of the body of Christ, not such that by it we understand the very food to be changed into spirit, but such that, the body and blood of the Lord abiding in their essence and peculiarity, they are spiritually communicated to us, not in any corporeal way, but in a spiritual, through the Holy Spirit which applies and bestows on us those things which were prepared through the flesh and blood of the Lord betrayed for our sake to death, to wit, remission of sins, liberation and life eternal, so that Christ lives in us and we in him...

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  • Such remission was popularly called a pardon in the middle ages - a term which still survives, e.g.

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