Seals Sentence Examples
The food of the white bear consists chiefly of seals and fish, in pursuit of which it shows great power of swimming and diving, and a considerable degree of sagacity; but its food also includes the carcases of whales, birds and their eggs, and grass and berries when these can be had.
The influence of Newcastle and Sandwich, however, was too strong for him; he was thwarted and over-reached; and in 1748 he resigned the seals, and returned to cards and his books with the admirable composure which was one of his most striking characteristics.
They also claimed an interest in the fur seals, involving the right to protect them outside the three-mile limit.
The Greek language occurs in their official seals down to the 13th century.
This was too much even for Lord John Russell, and after a short and decisive correspondence Lord Palmerston resigned the seals of office.Advertisement
In Europe, the use of seals among the early Greeks is well known.
This figure, also known as the vesica piscis, is common in ecclesiastical seals and as a glory or aureole in paintings of sculpture, surrounding figures of the Trinity, saints, &c. The figure is, however, sometimes referred to the almond, as typifying virginity; the French name for the symbol is Amande mystique.
Actual figures of a monster with a bull's head and man's body occurred on seals of Minoan fabric found on this and other Cretan sites.
Touches of colour may be added to vessels in course of manufacture by means of seals of molten glass, applied like sealing-wax; or by causing vessels to wrap themselves round with threads or coils of coloured glass.
The empire was bound together by roads, along which there was a regular postal service; and clay seals, which took the place of stamps, are now in the Louvre bearing the names of Sargon and his son.Advertisement
These, now almost sixty in number (excluding seals), are all in a pictographic character which employed symbols somewhat elaborately depicted in relief, but reduced to conventional and " shorthand " representations in the incised texts.
But no answer could be extracted from the king, and after some delay Lord Salisbury took the seals.
Those who would consult him had first to surprise and bind him during his noonday slumber in a cave by the sea, where he was wont to pass the heat of the day surrounded by his seals.
In that year several schooners, fitted out in British Columbia for the capture of seals in the North Pacific, were seized by a United States cutter at a distance of 60 m.
It was decided that the United States had no jurisdiction in the Bering Sea beyond the three miles' limit, but the court also made regulations to prevent the wholesale slaughter of fur-bearing seals.Advertisement
They lie entangled in a vast net of sea-weed; are the resort of innumerable birds, and used to be largely frequented by seals and sea-otters, which, however, have been almost completely driven away by unregulated hunting.
Amulets, seals, talismans, relics, ear or nose rings stamped with divine emblems or otherwise hallowed, communicate their holiness to the wearers and protect from the Adversary.
The medical school of the Civitas Hippocratica (as it called itself on its seals) held a high position in medieval times.
Re-elected to the Legislative Chamber in 1849 he succeeded Odilon Barrot as minister of justice, with the additional office of keeper of the seals, which he retained with short intervals until January 1852.
The Carnivora include bears, wolverines, wolves, raccoons, foxes, sables, martens, skunks, kolinskis, fitch, fishers, ermines, cats, sea otters, fur seals, hair seals, lions, tigers, leopards, lynxes, jackals, &c. The Rodentia include beavers, nutrias, musk-rats or musquash, marmots, hamsters, chinchillas, hares, rabbits, squirrels, &c. The Ungulata include Persian, Astrachan, Crimean, Chinese and Tibet lambs, mouflon, guanaco, goats, ponies, &c. The Marsupialia include opossums, wallabies and kangaroos.Advertisement
Of sealskins there are two distinct classes, the fur seals and the hair seals.
The latter have no growth of fur under the stiff top hair and are killed, with few exceptions (generally of the marbled seals), on account of the oil and leather they yield.
The best fur seals are found off the Alaska coast and down as far south as San Francisco.
With, however, the exception of the pick of the Lobos Island seals the fur of the southern sea seals is very poor and only suitable for the cheapest market.
The young of the Greenland seals are called whitecoats on account of the early growth being of a yellowish white colour; the hair is to I in.Advertisement
There are fewer hair seals in the southern than in the northern seas.
In England, for instance, the dressing of sables, martens, foxes, otters, seals, bears, lions, tigers and leopards is first rate; while with skunk, mink, musquash, chinchillas, beavers, lambs and squirrels, the Germans show better results, particularly in the last.
The English dye for seals is to-day undoubtedly the best; its constituents are more or less of a trade secret, but the principal ingredients comprise gall nuts, copper dust, camphor and antimony, and it would appear after years of careful watching that the atmosphere and particularly the water of London are partly responsible for good and lasting results.
Seals are hunted in Krasnovodsk Bay.
On his death on the i ith of January 1753 he bequeathed his books, manuscripts, prints, drawings, pictures, medals, coins, seals, cameos and other curiosities to the nation, on condition that parliament should pay to his executors £20,000, which was a good deal less than the value of the collection.
They had been plundered and were destroyed to within a metre of the ground, but still contained some pottery and stone vases, bronze blades, seals, and ivory fragments.
Sea-lions, seals and dolphins are a source of profit.
The cave is the haunt of seals and sea birds.
Whales and seals are occasionally seen.
These agree with the more or less clear allusions in the Old Testament to myths of creation, Eden, deluge, mountain of gods, Titanic folk, world-dragons, heavenly hosts, &c., and also with the unearthed seals, tablets, altars, &c. representing mythical ideas.
They took the form of a piece of paper about an inch broad and five to eight inches long, on which was written the sum, the date of payment and the name of the payer and payee, with their seals; the paper was then torn down its length, and one half given to each party.
Great herds of seals once lay like toll-gatherers off the Golden Gate and other bays of the coast, taking a large share of the salmon and other fish; but they are no longer common.
The only other early records are seals with Hebrew inscriptions and potters' marks upon clay vessels found in Lachish and other towns.'
But, on the other hand, they largely help to clear the sea and other waters of refuse and carrion, and for fishes, seals and whales they are food desirable and often astoundingly copious.
In the second stage, implements of true bronze (9 to io% tin) become common; painted pottery of buff clay with dull black geometrical patterns appears alongside the red-ware; and foreign imports occur, such as Egyptian blue-glazed beads (XIIth-XIIIth Dynasty, 2500-2000 B.C.),1 and cylindrical Asiatic seals (one of Sargon I., 2000 B.C.).2 In the third stage, Aegean colonists introduced the Mycenaean (late Minoan) culture and industries; with new types of weapons, wheel-made pottery, and a naturalistic art which rapidly becomes conventional; gold and ivory are abundant, and glass and enamels are known.
It is significant that the first iron swords in Cyprus are of a type characteristic of the lands bordering the Adriatic. Gold and even silver become rare; 5 foreign imports almost cease; engraved cylinders and scarabs are replaced by conical and pyramidal seals like those of Asia Minor, and dress-pins by brooches (fibulae) like those of south-eastern Europe.
The common and grey seals are met with in the neighbouring seas, and Phoca foetida is confined to the Baltic. Among birds by far' the greater proportion is migrant.
It has a pocket-hole on either side, giving access to the pockets, which are always in the arkhalik, where also is the breast-pocket in which watch, money, jewels, and seals are kept.
They were to issue regulations for the proper construction of houses and villages, to exercise an active censorship over published price-lists and printed notes of invitation and visiting cards, as well as seals and rubber stamps.
It got its name (robben, Dutch for seal) from the seals which formerly frequented it, now only occasional visitants.
It is first mentioned by an English seaman named Raymond, who states that in 1591 seals and penguins were there in large numbers.
Whales, walruses, various seals and dolphins are frequently met with.
After the collapse of that company a secret committee of inquiry was appointed by the Commons, and Aislabie, who had in the meantime resigned the seals of his office, was declared guilty of having encouraged and promoted the South Sea scheme with a view to his own exorbitant profit, and was expelled the House.
The heroism of Wolfe would have been irrepressible, Clive would have proved himself "a heaven-born general," and Frederick the Great would have written his name in history as one of the most skilful strategists the world has known, whoever had held the seals of office in England.
It is commonly employed in medieval seals, and especially those of bishops and monastic establishments.
See Seals (disambiguation) for articles sharing the title Seals.
As already stated, the matrices of ancient Babylonian and Assyrian seals, usually cut on precious stones, are in cylinder form.
A series of impressions from Greek seals was found at Selinus in Sicily, dating before 249 B.C.; a small collection of sealed Greek documents on papyrus of the 4th and 3rd centuries B.C. has been discovered at Elephantine in Egypt.
Naturally, surviving examples of such seals are rare, but they are sufficient in number to indicate the style adopted at different periods.
Pippin the Short and the early Carolings made use of intaglios, both actual antiques and copies from them; their successors had seals of ordinary types usually showing their busts.
The royal seal thus developed as a seal of majesty became the type for subsequent seals of dignity of the monarchs of the middle ages and later, the inscription or legend giving the name and titles of the sovereign concerned.
All the early royal seals which have been referred to were affixed to the face of the documents, that is, en placard; but in the 11th century the practice of appending the seal from thongs or cords came into vogue; by the 12th century it was universal.
In the German royal seals the imperial eagle or the imperial shield of arms was the ordinary counterseal.
Besides the two royal seals of Anglo-Saxon kings noticed above there are extant a few other seals, and there is documentary evidence of yet others, which were Anglo- used in England before the Norman Conquest; but Saxon the rarity of such examples is an indication that the private employment of seals could not have been very seals.
Berhtwald the thane, in 788, and lEthelwulf of Mercia, in 857, affixed their seals to certain documents.
In the British Museum are the bronze matrices of seals of ZEthilwald, bishop of Dunwich, about Boo; of lElfric, alderman of Hampshire, about 985; and the finely carved ivory double matrix of Godwin the thane (on the obverse) and of the nun Godcythe (on the reverse), of the beginning of the 11th century.
In the 8th century the mayors of the palace are found affixing their personal seals to royal diplomas; and, once the idea was started, the multiplication of seals naturally followed.
From the 12th to the 15th century inclusive, sealing was the ordinary process of authenticating legal documents; and during that period an infinite variety of seals was in existence.
The royal seals of dignity or great seals we have already noticed.
The numerous class of ecclesiastical seals comprised episcopal seals of all kinds, official and personal; seals of cathedrals and chapters; of courts and officials, &c. The monastic series is one of the largest, and, from an artistic point of view, one of the most important.
The topographical or local series comprises the seals of cities„ of towns and boroughs and of corporate bodies.
Then come the vast collections of personal seals.
Equestrian seals of barons and knights; the seals of ladies of rank; the armorial seals of the gentry; and the endless examples, chiefly of private seals, with devices of all kinds, sacred and profane, ranging from the finely engraved work of art down to the roughly cut merchant's mark of the trader and the simple initial letfer of the yeoman, typical of the time when everybody had his seal.
Ladies' seals and some classes of ecclesiastical and monastic seals are of pointed oval form, which is Shapes.
Fancifully shaped seals also occur, but they are comparatively rare.
The matrix of one of the seals of Canterbury Cathedral was also constructed in the same manner.
It has usually been the custom to break up or deface the matrices of official seals when they have ceased to be valid, as, for example, at the commencement of a new reign.
The seals of deceased bishops or abbots were solemnly broken in presence of the chapter or before the altar.
The employment of chalk as an ingredient in many seals Waxen im= of the 12th century has caused them to become ex- pressions.
It was a common practice to apply to such seals a coating of brown varnish.
For the protection of the impression, in the 12th and 13th centuries, when it was an ordinary custom to impress the seals on thick cakes of wax, the surrounding margin rising well above the field usually formed a suitable fender; at other times, as in the 14th and 15th centuries, a so-called wreath,1 or twisted shred of parchment, or plaited grass or reed, was imbedded in the wax round the impression.
In later times, seals, especially great seals, have been frequently fitted in metal or wooden boxes.
Afterwards, when the use of seals became common, and when they were as often toys as signets, fanciful legends or mottoes appropriate to the devices naturally came into vogue.
A few words may be said regarding the different kinds of types or devices appropriate to particular classes or groups of medieval seals; and, although these remarks have special reference to English seals, it may be noted that there is a common affinity between the several classes of seals of all countries of western Europe, and that what is said of the seal-devices of one country may be applied in general terms to those of the rest.
Other royal official seals usually bear on the obverse the king enthroned or mounted, and the royal arms on the reverse.
Among other official seals a very interesting type is that of the Lord High Admiral in the 15th century, several matrices of the seals of holders of the dignity having survived and being exhibited in the British Museum.
In ecclesiastical seals generally, in the seals of religious foundations, cathedrals, monasteries, colleges and the like, sacred subjects naturally find a place among other designs.
Episcopal seals more generally show the prelate prominently as a standing figure, or, less conspicuously, as kneeling in prayer before the Deity or patron saint; the counterseal also frequently represents him in the same posture of adoration.
Chapter seals may bear the patron saint, or a representation, more or less conventional, of the cathedral; monastic seals may have figures of the Virgin Mary, or other patron saint, or of the founder, or of abbot or abbess; or the conventual building.
On ladies' seals the owner is often gracefully depicted standing and holding flower or bird, or with shields of arms. After the 14th century, the figures of ladies, other than queens, vanish from seals.
Armorial devices of the gentry first appear on seals at the close of the 12th century; and from that time there is a gradual development of the heraldic seal, which in the 14th century was often a work of fine decorative sculpture.
And, lastly, the devices on fancy seals are without end in their variety.
As in all other departments of medieval art, the engraving of seals in the middle ages passed through certain well-marked developments and changes characteristic of different Art.
For example, in the great seals of Henry III., something of the antique stiffness remains, but the general effect and the finish of the details are admirable.
The new style is conspicuous in the great seals and other official seals of Edward III., as well as in other classes.
The 14th century is also the period of enriched canopies, of niches and pinnacles and of other details of monumental sculpture reproduced in its seals.
It is to be remarked that the standing figure of the bishop in episcopal seals, of the abbot in monastic seals and of the lady in ladies' seals, which was so persistent from the 12th century onwards, proved to be the happy cause of the maintenance of the elegant oval shape in examples of these classes, wherein some of the best balanced designs are to be found.
This, defect is noticeable, for example, in the elaborate great seals of the Henries of the 15th century, as compared with the finer types of their predecessors.
We close this portion of the present article with specimens of the legends or mottoes which are to be found on the innumerable personal seals of the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries.
In English seals they are found composed in Latin, in French, and in the vernacular.
As stated above, metal seals, as well as seals in soft materials, have been employed in European countries under certain conditions.
Leaden seals were also used by the archbishops of Ravenna and other prelates of Italy; also to some extent by officials of a lower rank, and by certain communes.
The official seals of the doges of Venice and of Genoa and of other dignitaries of those states were also of lead.
Certain Carolingian monarchs, probably copying the practice of the papal chancery, issued diplomas authenticated by leaden seals, examples of the reign of Charles the Bald being still extant.
In Germany, too, bishops occasionally made use of leaden seals.
There are also numerous papers on seals in Archaeologia and in the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries, and in the archaeological journals.
But the real auxiliary sciences to history are those which deal with those traces of the past that still exist, the science of language (philology), of writing (palaeography), of documents (diplomatic), of seals (sphragistics), of coins (numismatics), of weights and measures, and archaeology in the widest sense of the word.
There are half-a-dozen species of hair seals and sea-lions.
The rapid exhaustion in late years of the caribou, seals and other animals, once the food or stockin-trade of the Aleuts and other races, threatens more and more the swift depletion of the natives.
The treasury department has chartered the coasts, sought to enforce the prohibition law, controlled and protected the fur seals and fisheries, and incidentally collected the customs. Since the creation of the department of commerce and labour (1903), it has taken over from other departments some of these scattered functions.
Tasmanian savages were crafty warriors and kangaroo-hunters, and the women climbed the highest trees by notching, in quest of opossums. Shell-fish and crabs were taken, and seals knocked on the head with clubs, but neither fish-hook nor fishing-net was known, and indeed swimming fish were taboo as food.
Seals and sharks are also common in the waters of the Cape.
The difficulties which had prevented his forming a ministry in the previous year were satisfactorily arranged, and Lord Palmerston accepted the seals of the foreign office, while Lord Grey was sent to the colonial office., The history of the succeeding years was destined, however, to prove that Lord Grey had had solid reasons for objecting to Lord Palmerstons return to his old post; for, whatever judgment may ultimately be formed on Lord Palmerstons foreign policy, there can be Little doubt that it did not tend to the maintenance of peace.
General Peel, howeverSir Robert Peels brotherwho held the seals of the war office, objected to this extension; and the cabinet ultimately decided on evading, the difficulty by bringing forward a series of resolutions on which a scheme of reform might ultimately be based.
Though he again failed to obtain the co-operation of the Liberal Unionists, one of the more prominent of themGoschen accepted the seals of the Exchequer.
A well-known example is furnished by the fur-bearing seals, in which the outer fur is removed in the manufacture of commercial " seal-skin," leaving only the soft and fine under-fur.
The fish-eating, or piscivorous, type of dentition is exemplified under two phases in the dolphins and in the seals (being in the latter instance a kind of retrograde modification from the carnivorous type).
In the dolphins the teeth form simple cones, but in the seals they are often trident-like; while in the otters the dentition differs but little from the ordinary carnivorous type.
For the purposes of such zoo-geographical divisions, mammals are much better adapted than birds, owing to their much more limited powers of dispersal; most of them (exclusive of the purely aquatic forms, such as seals, whales, dolphins and sea-cows) being unable to cross anything more than a very narrow arm of the sea.
The seals (Pinnipedia) although capable of traversing long reaches of ocean, are less truly aquatic than the last two groups, always resorting to the land or to ice-floes for breeding.
The most remarkable circumstance connected with the distribution of seals is the presence of members of the order in the three isolated great lakes or inland seas of Central Asia - the Caspian, Aral and Baikal - which, notwithstanding their long isolation, have varied but slightly from species now inhabiting the Polar Ocean.
His "finds" consisted of pottery, images, statues, coins, seals, frescoes, MSS.
To these must be added the palace of the prince-bishop of Gurk, the burg or castle, existing in its present form since 1777; and the Landhaus or house of assembly, dating from the end of the 14th century, and containing a museum of natural history, and collection of minerals, antiquities, seals, paintings and sculptures.
Covered with snow for the greater part of the year, and growing nothing but lichens, mosses and some scanty grass, the South Shetlands are of interest almost solely as a haunt of seals, albatrosses, penguins and other sea-fowl.
Barentin, the keeper of the seals, informed them that they were free to determine whether they would vote by orders or vote by head.
The first thing, therefore, is to examine the seals to see that they are unbroken.
There are numerous species of seals; and the seas abound in whales.
That sacred communication of His flesh and blood whereby Christ transfuses into us His life, even as if it penetrated into our bones and marrow, He in the Supper attests and seals; and that not by a vain or empty sign set before us, but there He puts forth the efficacy of His Spirit whereby He fulfils what He promises.
Privy seals addressed to men of wealth and position commanded their attendance at church before the deputy or the provincial president, on pain of unlimited fine and imprisonment by the Irish Star Chamber.
Seals frequent Nightingale and Inaccessible Islands, and the whale (Balaena australis) is found in the adjacent waters.
John Patten, the master of an English merchant ship, and part of his crew lived on Tristan from August 1790 to April 1791, during which time they captured 5600 seals; but the first permanent inhabitant was one Thomas Currie, who landed on the island in 1810.
It is also the home of numerous seals.
The god Herindal and Loki once fought a battle in the shapes of seals.
From 1749 to 1757 the party of religious devotees grouped round the queen and the kings daughters, with the dauphin as cluef and the comte D,Argenson and Machault dArnouville, keeper of the seals, as lieutenants, had worked against Madame de Pompadour (who leant for supporl upon the parlements, the jansenists and the philosophers)
The threat of Chrtien Francois de Lamoignon, keeper of the seals, to imitate Maupeou, aroused public opinion and caused a fresh confederation of the parlements of the kingdom.
But there is nothing to prove that it there, or elsewhere, means Taurus; it is found, in the same early period, with a lion as well as with a bull - on coins, seals, &c.
It may be mentioned here that on the first of these sites a cuneiform tablet belonging to the Amarna series was discovered; at Gezer, a deed of sale; at Tell-el-Hasy the remains of a Babylonian stele, three seals, and three cylinders with Babylonian mythological representations; at Tell-el-Mutasellim, a seal bearing a Babylonian legend, and at Taannek, twelve tablets and fragments of tablets were found near the fragments of the terracotta box in which they were stored.
These may be adapted for use as swimming appendages, as in seals, or as wings, as in bats.
One such collection, in the Cathays p ark museum, is a collection of seals and seal dies.
Adult seals have a thick layer of fat, called blubber, under their skin.
The skins of the seals and the caribou were used for clothing and tents, while seal blubber was used for fuel and light.
Both seals shall remain in the custody of the grand chancellor.
You may even see the rare chough, along with dolphins and seals.
Seals Web Page Bearded Seals are a non-migratory Arctic species that feed on mollusks including clams.
Mechanical coolers used in space are generally based upon a linear compressor with clearance seals.
The exception to this rule is the case of authorized consignees under 6.3. top ^ 9.4 What seals are used?
Puffins, gulls, shags, cormorants, seals, dolphins, porbeagle sharks, and even killer whales.
Stop the seal cull In the last issue of The Newspaper we published an article about the annual cull of young seals in Canada.
Do they fit snugly or can you see daylight through the seals?
Fridge seemed slightly dodgy, not convinced the seals working properly.
Around Scotland, sand eels form the seals ' staple diet for most of the year.
Seals and dolphins regularly play with the small ferryboats, which run from the mainland to St Michael's Mount.
When cruising spectacular fiords, fur seals and penguins swim and follow the boat.
Seals either use no limbs for moving on land or solely their front flippers, using their hind limbs for swimming.
We will visit enormous penguin rookeries, land on beaches ruled by Antarctic fur seals and observe southern elephant seals wallowing in mud pools.
It is now more famous for the Seal Reserve, a breeding ground for thousands of cape fur seals.
The standard engine gasket set for the MGB comes with the valve guide seals (" O " rings ).
The majority of the Roman finds were of finger-rings, many with carved intaglios or other engravings, used for stamping seals.
The plant and animal life are excellent offering opportunities to see the varied birdlife (including kiwis ), seals, dolphins and whales.
Other attractions include koalas high in the treetops and the spectacle of thousands of Australian fur seals swimming and lazing on Seal Rocks.
Of course, the fact that seals eat krill is not new.
Straight away we could see the deep wound around the seals neck caused by the heavy monofilament netting.
The pistons are also coated with titanium nitride to reduce friction with the seals.
Here you can for these journeys optional extensions in seals orca whales.
But its application to the treatment of lead seals still attached with cords to the original parchment has to be developed  .
Improved seals would give a large payoff in fuel savings.
Learn about comical penguins, great whales, belching seals and some of the most stunning wildlife spectacles in the natural world.
We saw elephant seals and chinstrap penguins that were totally unfazed by our presence.
This manoevre seals the esophagus and prevents material from the stomach and esophagus reaching the pharynx.
It's displays include shrimp, sharks, octopus, eels, rays and seals - with an Amazonian display including the deadly piranha.
The enclosure is a high impact polycarbonate that seals the unit to IP65 (NEMA 4X ).
All three seals are close to release weight and all have now recovered from seal pox.
Cleaned them up new seals and hay presto, never run cleaner.
Although no cetacean was sighted, we saw many sea-birds (even the little cute puffins) and seals.
The nearest rookery is a small group of seals in Chichester harbor which are occasionally seen around Selsey (Seal Island ).
At the end of the road, the exposed sandbanks on the sea loch produced our first loafing Common Seals.
Seals have become the scapegoats for the collapse of the cod stocks.
Wall cases hold diverse pieces like faience scarabs, limestone seals, bone implements and engraved stone blocks.
A shortage of ice could also affect hooded and harp seals which rely on the ice to rear pups.
Around 38,000 gray seals are born on land at breeding colonies in the UK each November.
We will visit enormous penguin rookeries, land on beaches ruled by antarctic fur seals and observe southern elephant seals wallowing in mud pools.
It is now more famous for the seal Reserve, a breeding ground for thousands of cape fur seals.
In season you can spot various species of penguins, occasionally fur seals, sea lions and elephant seals.
The new authorization calls for the killing of 350,000 harp seals in two of the next three years, and 275,000 in the third.
You can always see the lazy common seals lying about sunbathing like large gray slugs.
Weddell seals are seen quite frequently enjoying a snooze on the shores or on ice floes.
Pitting of a fork stanchion is not a reason tor rejection unless damage to damper seals has occurred.
The reveals should be line with acoustic absorber (reduces standing waves) Use good flexible seals.
Top J Junctional epithelium - the epithelium which seals the base of the gingival sulcus against the tooth.
There are Sandwich, Common and Arctic nesting terns and a thriving colony of common and gray seals.
The young fish form large schools, probably to help protect them from predation by larger tope and seals.
Possibly visit vast penguin rookeries, land on beaches ruled by Antarctic fur seals or observe wallowing southern elephant seals.
Matt's birdwatching buddy, Daffyd, takes a closer look at an elephant seal, and the seals have a good wallow!
In addition to walrus the marine sanctuary is home to sea lions, seals and migrating gray whales.
They have double seals and their stator windings are double vacuum and pressure impregnated.
Meanwhile Waynflete himself had been advanced to the highest office in the state, the chancellorship, the seals being delivered to him by the king in the priory of Coventry in the presence of the duke of York, apparently as a person acceptable to both parties.
A large tame snake with a false human head, wound round Alexander's body as he sat in a shrine in the temple, gave " autophones " or oracles unasked, but the usual methods practised were those of the numerous oracle-mongers of the time, of which Lucian gives a detailed account, the opening of sealed inquiries by heated needles, a neat plan of forging broken seals, and the giving of vague or meaningless replies to difficult questions, coupled with a lucrative blackmailing of those whose inquiries were compromising.
The Nilotic influence visible in the vases, seals and other fabrics of the Early Minoan age, seems to imply a maritime activity on the part of the islanders going - back to the days of the first Egyptian dynasties.
The land mammals of Greenland are decidedly more American than European; the musk-ox, the banded lemming (Cuniculus torquatus), the white polar wolf, of which there seems to have been a new invasion recently round the northern part of the country to the east coast, the Eskimo and the dog - probably also the reindeer - have all come from America, while the other land mammals, the polar bear, the polar fox, the Arctic hare, the stoat (Mustela erminea), are perfectly circumpolar forms. The species of seals and whales are, if anything, more American than European, and so to some extent are the fishes.
Smith, 438), and one is tempted to compare the use of masks elsewhere in animal worship. Next, one may observe upon old Babylonian seals, eagle-headed deities with short feathered skirts attended by human beings similarly arrayed (Ball, 151) or figures draped in a fish skin (Menant, Rev. de l'hist.
Revenue for state, county and municipal purposes is derived principally from taxes on real estate, tangible personal property, incomes in excess of $1000, wills and administrations, deeds, seals, lawsuits, banks, trust and security companies, insurance companies, express companies, railway and canal corporations, sleeping-car, parlour-car and dining-car companies, telegraph and telephone companies, franchise taxes, poll taxes, an inheritance tax and taxes on various business and professional licences.
It is not the object of this article to deal further with the history of antique seals (see Numismatics; also Gems, Jewelry and Ring), but to give some account of European seals of the middle ages, when the revival of their use for the authentication of documents resulted in their universal employment among all classes of society.
The connecting link between the general use of the signet, which was required by the Roman law for legal purposes, but which had died out by the 7th century, and the revival of seals in the middle ages is to be found in the chanceries Early of the Merovingian and Carolingian sovereigns, where s m $d seval the practice of affixing the royal seal to diplomas appears to have been generally maintained (see Diplomatic).
The best-known series is the papal series of leaden seals which have lent their name to the documents of the papal chancery which they authenticate, popularly known as papal " bulls."
Specially designed containers were constructed to transport the fully recuperated seals on a 4 1/2 hour flight from Tenerife to Glasgow.
We can expect to see an abundance of wildlife here from seabirds, bearded and ringed seals to polar bears.
Here there are Weddell and elephant seals, skuas, giant petrels, Antarctic terns and rookeries of chinstrap, gentoo and macaroni penguins.
The nearest rookery is a small group of seals in Chichester harbor which are occasionally seen around Selsey (Seal Island).
Afternoon tour to James Bay to see fur seals, land iguanas and sally lightfoot crabs.
Scarab seals were based on cylinder seals from Ur.
See seals clambering on the offshore skerries at low tide.
Seals need to be streamlined in order to move through the water with the minimum amount of resistance or " drag ".
The two marine mammals found on land are the subantarctic fur seals Arctocephalus tropicalis and southern elephant seals Mirounga leonina.
A suet lid seals the pudding, which is then steamed.
Observe the seals sunbathing on the rocks and the dolphins leaping !
There is no need to open packs with intact tamper evident seals for stock checking purposes.
In a recent study, 2% of tagged seals were killed in fishing gear, mainly gill and tangle nets.
Sailing north through a myriad of tiny islands, we spotted a couple of seals basking on the rocks.
We watched the large tripper boats come from St Ives full up with sightseers go round the Carrack rocks to watch the seals.
At once all the other turtles awoke to life and with upraised heads joined their comrade in the rush for the seals.
Matt 's birdwatching buddy, Daffyd, takes a closer look at an elephant seal, and the seals have a good wallow !
Streaming like seals through wormholes in space, Whistle of asteroids passing by, Music of solar wind....
Clowns, elephants, seals, dancing bears, ringmasters and acrobats entertain kids of all ages and both genders.
You should also check regularly for leaks, replacing seals and tightening fixtures as necessary.
Also consider a face primer, as it seals in the moisture and smoothes the skin before applying the foundation.Whichever type of foundation you choose; the steps for application are relatively the same.
The texture and ingredients within lip balm protects the lip surface and seals in natural moisture.
Not only does it feature a revolutionary system of waterproof seals and gaskets, which keeps the camera's guts protected, it can also survive five-foot falls onto concrete.
Vacuum packaging removes all the air from specially designed bags, canisters, and containers and then seals them.
Using a fork, the cook seals the triangle and bakes them at 350 degrees Fahrenheit until they are golden brown.
This is a more affordable style of comforter whereas a baffle box construction seals the feather inside the inner walls of the baffling and therefore maintains the integrity of the lofting.
Some of the bedding comes with military emblems and seals to identify the branch of service.
The mid-1980s proved to be a turning point for Marie Osmond when she, along with singer Dan Seals, recorded Meet Me in Montana, which turned out to be the number country song of the year.
However, if you buy a bottle of water from an unknown source be sure check the seals to make sure they have not been tampered with.
The food sealer works well because it takes all the air out before the heat element seals the bag closed.
The process seals the joints of the sheetrock and creates a seamless finish on the walls.
Maintenance, performance and durability are dependent on each other because the ease of maintaining a great-looking deck really depends on how well the stain seals and protects the wood and how long this protection will last.
Newer brick homes, like those built in the 70s or 80s, feature aluminum window frames which may have discolored or warped or the panes are finally losing their seals, which ultimately results in higher heating and cooling costs.
This stone was preferred by the ancient Egyptians and was used in many of the accessories of the time, such as figurines and seals.
Bright October has a bunch of organic plush toys, from chickens and rabbits to ducks and seals.
Henna also gives hair a rich shine due to the fact that it coats the hair shaft, tightens the cuticle, and seals in oil.
The nasal mask is formed with a small pillow that seals around the edges of the nostril.
One of the best iterations of the SOCOM series is easily SOCOM U.S. Navy Seals Fireteam Bravo 2 for the PSP.
But your teammates, on the other hand, are highly trained Seals like yourself, except they act like 3rd grade nincompoops.
Play as either Navy Seals trying to stop a convoy from rolling through or play as terrorists who try to keep the convoy moving.
The winner of the swordsmen competition has the privilege of touching the ancient Picori sword, a relic that seals evil powers inside a treasure chest.
The bottle fits in and seals pretty nicely where all parts of the bottle are surrounded by the chiller - this is what gives the chiller its edge over just sticking something in the freezer or refrigerator.
The seals are wider at the top than the bottom, providing extra protection from air seeping into the wine bottle.
They are made out of glass, crystal, various metals or plastic and can have rubber, plastic or cork seals.
Glass stoppers with rubber seals - These bottle stoppers are functional art pieces.
Metal wine stoppers - Most all metal wine stoppers have rubber seals around the bottom of the stopper that gradually increase in size from top to bottom.
The O-ring seals are located in several different locations, including the battery tube and bezel and between the lens and the bezel.
The catheter-based cardiac implant procedure involves the implantation of a closure device that seals the defect.
Type A viruses are found in many different animals, including ducks, chickens, pigs, whales, horses, and seals.
This seals them and forms them into one unit the feng shui way.
This very light tool has an one inch styling plate made out of mineral crystal infused with tourmaline particles and ceramic particles that give your hair a silky look and feel because it seals in your hair's natural moisture and oils.
Local literacy council groups and Goodwill Easter Seals programs often offer free reading, basic skills, and adult literacy classes.
The doctor uses the camera to locate the fallopian tubes, then cuts the tubes and either seals them with clips or uses a technique called cauterization to close the ends by burning them.
The coils stay in the fallopian tubes and cause scar tissue to form, which seals off the tubes.
Toward the end of your pregnancy, you may notice an increase in discharge as well, especially once you lose your mucous plug, which seals the opening to your cervix.
When the plug of mucus that seals the mother's cervix is dispelled, a bloody show is visible.
Your mucus plug seals the opening of the cervix to provide a protective barrier for your developing baby.
Shopping for that perfect memento has become almost as popular as touring the famous aquarium and taking photos of the native seals, and Monterey Bay clothing items are one way to achieve that retail goal.
The Giants original San Francisco home was on the corner of 16th and Bryant at the old Seals Stadium.
This suit not only molds itself to the body, but it also seals itself to your wrists, ankles and neck to keep water and cold out.
An elastic waist with drawstring tie and a button-close back pocket seals this sweet deal.
These goggles also boast hypo-allergenic seals, making them a great choice for even the most sensitive skin.
Foam seals offer a molded, comfortable fit that ensures your children will enjoy wearing them.
These include a Jungle Design Studio, which has monkeys, hippos, butterflies, lions and explorers; and an Ocean Design Studio, with penguins, dolphins, fish, seals, turtles and seahorses.
From leaky seals to broken jars, fixing your blender is simple once you know what part you need.
The dustbag is easy to lift out and self seals when removed so you never come in contact with dirt that you've just picked up.
Looking at a tin can of food, like a can of soup or peas can give one the impression that the can is a piece of solid metal and somehow the food processing plant gets the food in there or seals it by some form of magic.
In the kitchen, providing maximum airflow, using moderate temperature settings, and ensuring that door seals are in good shape will keep your refrigerator running at its best.
Charities such as the American Red Cross, United Way and Easter Seals are examples of nonprofits that accept car donations.
The kit includes four cards and envelopes, as well as die-cuts, buttons, seals and ribbons.
All suspense hinges on the opening of that little sealed envelope, an envelope that often seals the future of many a giddy Hollywood newcomer or re-ignites interest in an older celebrity whose star had begun to fade.
Mukluk boots are traditionally made from the skin of reindeer and seals, and were originally worn by Arctic aboriginals.
Luminox Watches are the watch of choice for Navy SEALs.
Try to keep chemicals such as gasoline and chlorine away from the watch as they may eat away at the gasket and ruin the water resistance and seals.
With their sleek black and stainless details and minimalist design, Seals are every bit as stylish as they are functional.
The summary of qualifications is the section that seals the deal!
When this occurs, the chemicals are pushed out of the seals at the top and bottom of the battery or sometimes through a side seam.
It is typical for produce shippers to treat fruits and vegetables with a wax to seal them for freshness, but that same wax also seals in dirt, bacteria and germs.
They have multiple invitation designs as well as scratch-off tickets, envelope seals, and more.
In order to ensure that your lotion genuinely makes a difference in the condition of your skin, you must apply it to damp skin.When lotion is applied to wet skin, it essentially "traps" the moisture already on your skin and seals it in.
The sea produces three different seals, which often ascend rivers from the coast, and can live in lagoons of fresh water; many cetaceans, besides the " right whale " and sperm whale; and the dugong, found on the northern shores, which yields a valuable medicinal oil.
Mitres with horns on either side seem to have been worn till about the end of the 12th century, and Father Braun gives examples of their appearances on episcopal seals in France until far into the 13th.
In January 1768, offended by the growing influence of the Bedford faction which joined the government, Conway resigned the seals of office, though he was persuaded by the king to remain a member of the cabinet and "Minister of the House of Commons."
The pictographic characters, found on seals and discs of Period II.
The seals now hang in the city hall.
Still, Lake Baikal has a seal (Phoca vitulina, Phoca baikalensis of Dybowski) quite akin to the seals of Spitsbergen, marine sponges, polychaetes, a marine mollusc (ancilodoris), and some marine gammarids.
The average number of seals killed annually is about 33,000.1 The 1 Owing to representations of the Swedish government in 1874 as to the killing of seals at breeding time on the east coast of Greenland, and the consequent loss of young seals left to die of starvation, the Seal Fisheries Act 1875 was passed in England to provide for the establishment of a close time for seal fishery in the seas in question.
Signatures to documents of the period are rare; seals served instead of signatures, because most of the nobles were unable to sign their names.
First, there was the primitive Christian apocalypse embracing the letters and the seals written by John Mark soon after A.D.
Before Him all the elders and the living creatures fell down and acknowledged that He had power to open the seven seals thereof, and their song was re-echoed by every thing alike in heaven and earth.
We reach surer ground after the Conquest, for then the great seals, monumental effigies, and coins become more and more serviceable in determining the forms the crown took.
King James having by patent in 1620 created a Council for New England to whom he made a large grant of territory, the council in 1628 made a sub-grant, confirmed by a royal charter that passed the seals on the 4th of March 1629, to the "Governor and Company of the Massachusetts Bay in Newe England."
Charles de l'Aubespine (1580-16J3) was ambassador to Germany, the Low Countries, Venice and England, besides twice holding the office of keeper of the seals of France, from 1630 to 1633, and from 1650 to 1651.
In his office in London men were trained in the arts of deciphering correspondence, feigning handwriting, and of breaking and repairing seals in such a way as to avoid detection.
The aim is not self-destruction, but self-preservation; and yet the ethics of Manichaeism appears in point of fact as thoroughly ascetic. The Manichaean had, above all, to refrain from sensual enjoyment, shutting himself up against it by three seals - the signaculum oris, manus and sinus.
This portion included the Pribiloff Islands, which are the principal breeding-grounds of the seals frequenting those seas.
By certain acts of congress, passed between 1868 and 1873, the killing of seals was prohibited upon the islands of the Pribiloff group and in "the waters adjacent thereto" except upon certain specified conditions.
In 1870 the exclusive rights of killing seals upon these islands was leased by the United States to the Alaska Commercial Company, upon conditions limiting the numbers to be taken annually, and otherwise providing for their protection.
As early as 1872 the operations of foreign sealers attracted the attention of the United States government, but any precautions then taken seem to have been directed against the capture of seals on their way through the passages between the Aleutian Islands, and no claim to jurisdiction beyond the three-mile limit appears to have been put forward.
The United States, nevertheless, insisted that such prohibition was indispensable on the grounds - (t) that pelagic sealing involved the destruction of breeding stock, because it was practically impossible to distinguish between the male and female seal when in the water; (2) that it was unnecessarily wasteful, inasmuch as a large proportion of the seals so killed were lost.
On the other hand, it was contended by Great Britain that in all known cases the extermination of seals had been the result of operations upon land, and had never been caused by sealing exclusively pelagic. The negotiations came to nothing, and the United States fell back upon their claim of right.
In the event of a determination in favour of Great Britain the arbitrators were to determine what concurrent regulations were necessary for the preservation of the seals, and a joint commission was to be appointed by the two powers to assist them in the investigation of the facts of seal life.
It was suggested that the seals had some of the characteristics of the domestic animals, and could therefore be the subject of something in the nature of a right of property.
Consequently the United States claimed a right to restrain such practices, both as proprietors of the seals and as proprietors and trustees of the legitimate industry.
In addition from 13,000 to 60,000 seals and about 200 whales are killed annually off the Murman coast.
A former trade in oil and sealskin has decayed, owing to the smaller number of whales and seals remaining about the islands.
The script also recurs on walls in the shape of graffiti, and on vases, sometimes ink-written; and from the number of seals originally attached to perishable documents it is probable that parchment or some similar material was also used.
As regards the first point, it is now generally held that miracles are exceptions to the order of nature as known in our common experience; and as regards the second, that miracles are constituent elements in the divine revelation, deeds which display, the divine character and purpose; but they are signs and not merely seals of truth.
Schlumberger has written on the coins and seals of the Latin East in various publications; while Rey has written an Etude sur les monuments de l'architecture militaire (Paris, 1871).
In his text Eratosthenes ignored the popular division of the world into Europe, Asia and Libya, and substituted for it a northern and southern division, divided by the parallel of Rhodes, each of which he subdivided into sphragides or plinthia - seals or plinths.
Whales of various species are frequently captured in the bays and sounds; the grampus, dolphin and porpoise haunt the coasts, and seals occasionally bask on the more outlying islets.
They are held in the public square, the curious and historic Piazza del Campo (now Piazza di Vittorio Emanuele) in shape resembling an ancient theatre, on the 2nd of July and the 16th of August of each year; they date from the middle ages and were instituted in commemoration of victories and in honour of the Virgin Mary (the old title of Siena, as shown by seals and medals, having been "Sena vetus civitas Virginis").
Speaking generally, it has been found that the East as opposed to the West has undergone relatively little alteration in the principal constituents of dress among the bulk of the population, and, although it is often difficult to interpret or explain some of the details as represented (one may contrast, for example, worn sculptures or seals with the vivid Egyptian paintings), comparison with later descriptions and even with modern usage is frequently suggestive.
A great many small objects were found in the excavations at Sinjerli, including carved ivories, seals, toilet-instruments, implements, &c., but these have not been published.
They painted their bodies; the pintaderas, baked clay objects like seals in shape, have been explained by Dr Verneau as having been used solely for painting the body in various colours.
The choice of three series of seven seals, seven trumpets and seven bowls, to form the framework in which the history of the last woes is to be given, shows the same hand that addressed the churches as seven.
But between the sixth and seventh seals and the sixth and seventh trumpets the connexion is more or less disturbed by the insertion of certain interludes containing material foreign in certain aspects to the Apocalypse.
The stone is used for seals, knifehandles and various trivial ornaments.