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shorn

shorn Sentence Examples

  • No light shorn from above us.

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  • The Jewish expectation is thus considerably curtailed, as it is also shorn of its sensual attractions.

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  • To understand phenomenal idealism in Germany is to discover what a narrow world is to be known from the transcendental idealism of Kant shorn of Kant's inconsistencies.

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  • The long hair is shorn every summer, and woven into a variety of stuffs used by the Arab for clothing himself and his family, and covering his tent.

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  • The wars with Cambodia continued with varying success for some 400 years, but Cambodia gradually lost ground and was finally shorn of several provinces, her sovereign falling entirely under Siamese influence.

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  • In 1832 Launceston was shorn of one of its members, and in 1885 merged in the county.

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  • The nobility of France, keeping the most oppressive social and personal privileges, had been shorn of all political and even administrative power; the tyrants of the people were the slaves of the king.

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  • Shorn thus of his single ally, the emperor realized that the whole eastern land-frontier of France was open to invasion, from the North Sea to the Mediterranean.

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  • The flocks were shorn twice annually (a practice common to several Asiatic countries), and the ewes yeaned twice a year.

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  • Shorn of much of its beauty, the column still stands to proclaim the enduring influence of the foundation of the city.

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  • The efforts of European diplomacy succeeded in inducing Austria and Turkey to come to terms by the treaty of Carlowitz, whereby Turkey was shorn of her chief conquests (1699).

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  • After the acceptance of Russian rule by the Cossacks in 1654, the post was shorn of its power.

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  • The office, as having become too great for a subject, was now shorn of its most important powers and became politically insignificant.

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  • As we have seen, Bavaria popula- was shorn of extensive lands, over which new dukes tb,,.

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  • By this fluctuation the pond asserts its title to a shore, and thus the shore is shorn, and the trees cannot hold it by right of possession.

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  • The corn harvest naturally follows: rye and wheat were usually shorn, and barley and oats cut with the scythe.

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  • Sagasta kept quiet until nearly the end of the struggle with the colonies, when the queen-regent had to dismiss the Conservative party, much shorn of its prestige by the failure of its efforts to pacify the colonies, and by the assassination of its chief, Canovas delCastillo.

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  • The stumps of Prynne's ears were shorn off in the pillory, and he was branded on the cheeks with the letters S.L., meaning "seditious libeller," which Prynne, however, interpreted as "stigmata laudis."

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  • While in most towns the name and the old organization of the gild merchant thus disappeared and the institution was displaced by the aggregate of the crafts towards the close of the middle ages, in some places it survived long after the 15th century either as a religious fraternity, shorn of its old functions, or as a periodical feast, or as a vague term applied to the whole municipal corporation.

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  • The last wars of the League with the Scandinavian powers in the 16th century, which left it shorn of many of its privileges and of any pretension to control of the Baltic basin eliminated it as a factor in the later struggle of the Thirty Years' War for that control.

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  • Its principal variety is the haikai, which is nothing more than a tanka shorn of its concluding fourteen syllables, and therefore virtually identical with the hokku, already described.

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  • On the 3rd of August, shorn of much of its original bitterness, the so-called Confutatio pontificia was read; it well expresses the views approved in substance by the emperor and all the Catholic party.

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  • In France the Huguenots were shorn of almost all their military power, a process completed by the fall of La Rochelle in 1628.

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  • In the concordat of 1801 the papacy recognized the validity of the sales of Church of 180E g Y property, and still further reduced the number of dioceses; it provided that the government should appoint and support the archbishops and bishops, but that the pope should confirm them; and France recognized the temporal power, though shorn of Ferrara, Bologna and the Romagna.

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  • Thus shorn of two chief bodies of supporters, and Presbyterians in England being then comparatively few, the London Missionary Society became in effect a Congregationalist organization, though it has never departed from the broad spirit of its founders.

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  • Coarse tweeds and blanketing are manufactured for home use from the sheep's wool which is plucked from the animal, not shorn.

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  • Austria, shorn of her fairest provinces, robbed of her oversea commerce, bankrupt and surrounded on all sides by the territories of the French emperor and his allies, seemed to exist only on sufferance, and had ceased to have any effective authority in Germanynow absolutely in the power of Napoleon, who proved this in 1810 by annexing the whole of the northern coast as far as the Elbe to his empire.

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  • The Caisse itself remained, but shorn of all political and administrative powers, its functions being strictly limited to receiving the assigned revenues and to ensuring the due payment of the coupon.

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  • pro) seed-time, winter, and ~0 imw (shOrn) harvest summer the = = k~ 1 five (days)

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  • We have the evidence of this in his own written words, as well as in a sketch which he drew to indicate the seat of his suffering to some physician with whom he was in correspondence, and again in the record of his physical aspect which is preserved by a portrait engraved on wood just after his death, from a drawing made no doubt not long before: in this portrait we see his shoulders already bent, the features somewhat gaunt, the old pride of the abundant locks shorn away.

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  • That these high plateaus are planes of erosion is shown by their independence of geological structure, the upturned edges of the vertical and contorted schists having been abruptly shorn off and the granite having been wasted and levelled along its exposed surface.

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  • Flax is always pulled up by the root, and under no circumstances is it cut or shorn like cereal crops.

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  • He still survives in many universities on the continent of Europe and in those of Oxford and Cambridge, but he is now shorn of much of his importance.

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  • All these ranges are shorn through transversely by numerous glens and gorges, and, the rainfall being heavy and the exposure favourable, they are densely clothed with vegetation.

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  • The product of wool in 1890 (exclusive of wool shorn after the 1st of June) was 9,685,513 ib, in 1900, 17,050,977 ib, and in 1910, 14,850,000 lb.

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  • In the Eastern or St Paul's tonsure the whole head was shaven, but when now practised in the Eastern Church this tonsure is held to be adequately shown when the hair is shorn close.

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  • In the 18th century it passed through the hands of various proprietors and was ultimately shorn of much of its original size and grandeur.

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  • Watershed boundures shorn this,_._.__ Arras lest' than 500 feet thesea et^?: '_ waters; but the first cost of the works and the subsequent removal of the sediment are in some cases a serious matter, and any approach to the comparatively perfect action of lakes is out of the question.

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  • Nearly a month later black-face lambs are marked and the eild sheep are shorn - the shearing of mulch ewes being delayed till the second week of July.

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  • France in the 12th century was merely a federation of separate states, jealously independent, which the king had to negotiate with rather than rule; while his own possessions, shorn of the rich heritage of Aquitaine, were, so to speak, swamped by those of the English king.

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  • Though gradually shorn of much of its old importance, the heritors' meeting retained the power of imposing an assessment for the purpose of providing and maintaining a church and church - yard and a manse and glebe for the minister.

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  • composted horse manure when they have been shorn.

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  • Eccleston's portrayal now seems completely shorn of the slightly overbearing clowning which was evident in the first two episodes.

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  • proclivity primitivism, shorn of all its ideological proclivities, is better off with another name.

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  • shear God tempers the wind to the shorn lamb.

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  • Some may think that tossing the caber and dancing the ' shorn trews ' are quaint relics of a bygone culture.

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  • Of the seven colonies New South Wales and New Zealand stood aloof from the council, and from the beginning it was therefore shorn of a large share of the prestige that would have attached to a body speaking and acting on behalf of a united Australia.

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  • The dependence of the judiciary upon the legislature was maintained until 1860, and the governor is still shorn of certain powers which are customary in other states (see Administration).

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  • Upper and lower Lusatia, the new mark of Brandenburg, and other outlying districts had been shorn away, and the electorate now consisted of the old mark, the middle mark with Priegnitz, Uckermark and Sternberg, a total area of not more than 10,000 sq.m.

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  • But God tempers the wind to the shorn lamb.

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  • Buzz Cuts: A very short style typically shorn with clippers, these are easy to manage looks that can be maintained in seconds.

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  • We all remember Demi Moore's shorn head in G.I.

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  • Others, like Natalie Portman's completely shorn head, make temporary waves and inspire a slew of copycat styles.

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  • In early times the son who denied his father had his front hair shorn, a slave-mark put on him, and could be sold as a slave; while if he denied his mother he had his front hair shorn, was driven round the city as an example and expelled his home, but not degraded to slavery.

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  • The plebs, like the English commons, contained families differing widely in rank and social position, among them those families which, as soon as an artificial barrier broke down, joined with the patricians to form the new older settlement, a nobility which had once been the whole people, was gradually shorn of all exclusive privilege, and driven to share equal rights with a new people which had grown up around it.

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  • At the peace of Westphalia in 1648 the Palatinate was restored to Frederick's son, Charles Louis, but it was shorn of the upper Palatinate, which Bavaria retained as the prize of war.

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  • The measure aroused a storm of indignation amongst the European community which finally resulted in the bill being shorn of its most objectionable features.

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  • was found impossible to displace the Cromwellians, but they were shorn of about one-third of their lands.

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