Rewriting sentence example

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  • It is true that the language has some features which appear to link it with the narratives in Samuel and Kings, but it might fairly be assumed either that the book is the work of a late author well acquainted with the earlier literature, or that an old narrative had undergone some rewriting at a later age.
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  • Still, where there is widespread misunderstanding, the material probably needs rewriting.
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  • There we must figure to ourselves the philosopher, constantly referring to his autograph rolls; entering references and cross-references; correcting, rewriting, collecting and arranging them according to their subjects; showing as well as reading them to his pupils; with little thought of publication, but with his whole soul concentrated on being and truth.
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  • He spared no pains to acquire true style, frequently rewriting his chapters, and sometimes testing passages of philosophy and description in eight different forms. Yet to a certain extent he lacked the representative power and often failed to conceal his art, many pages ringing with artificial tones.
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  • Some of these act as agents, fetching pages from remote services and rewriting the URLs to appear local.
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  • Of course, despite the nonsense talked about the reshuffle, Blair is indeed rewriting the constitution from above.
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  • Today, the rewriting of history is driven by a very different impulse.
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  • It is in some ways a rewriting of the contemptus mundi topoi of the other poems within a specifically English/British context.
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  • It's hard to remember, but I think it took us about a week to write the first draft (it's only ten pages), then we went over it and over it and over it, editing and rewriting, for probably a month.
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  • These are just a few of the most popular crazy funny Christmas songs; many other variations have been made by rewriting the words to popular tunes such as Jingle Bells and the 12 Days of Christmas.
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  • No doubt, however, he went on writing and rewriting well into the last period of his life; for example, the recently discovered 'Ath i valwv 7roXtreia mentions on the one hand (c. 54) the archonship of Cephisophon (329-328), on the other hand (c. 46) triremes and quadriremes but without quinqueremes, which first appeared at Athens in 325-324; and as it mentions nothing later it probably received its final touches between 329 and 324.
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  • The earliest probable reference to our Homilies occurs in a work of doubtful date, the pseudoAthanasian Synopsis, which mentions "Clementines, whence came by selection and rewriting the true and inspired form."
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  • A necessary condition for the application of the second kind of test is that time should be given for reflection and for rewriting,.
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  • The six years which followed were occupied in writing and rewriting, altering and revising the first volume, which appeared in June 1857.
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  • She returned with him in 1846 to Burma, where the rest of his life was devoted largely to the rewriting of his Burmese dictionary.
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  • But when once revision or rewriting is conceded, there is absolutely no guarantee that the present Pentateuch is in any way identical with the five books which tradition ascribed to Moses (q.v.), and the necessity for a comprehensive critical investigation of the present contents makes itself felt.2 Literature.
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  • The parallel portions in Chronicles also sometimes preserve better readings, but must be used with caution as they may represent other recensions or the result of rewriting and reshaping.
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  • Sir Michael Lyons, newly empowered to look at councils ' functions and finance, might be rewriting the entire script.
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  • Action: The Commission accepts that the draft is defective in many respects and will need extensive rewriting.
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  • Memories are notoriously fallible on material facts, vulnerable to suggestion, to rewriting, to complete erasure.
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  • He began to hope that his earlier work, if recast and lightened, might share the fortunes of its successor; and at intervals throughout the next four years he occupied himself in rewriting it in a more succinct form with all the literary grace at his command.
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  • Any careful perusal of modern attempts to recover historical facts or an historical outline from the book will show how very inadequate the material proves to be, and the reconstructions will be found to depend upon an interpretation of the narratives which is often liberal and not rarely precarious, and to imply such reshaping and rewriting of the presumed facts that the cautious reader can place little reliance on them.
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  • In rewriting the story, Miss Keller made corrections on separate pages on her braille machine.
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