Shortlived sentence example

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  • It is difficult to form a clear estimate of the importance of the last systematizer of medicine - John Brown (1735-1788) - for, though in England he has been but little regarded, the wide though shortlived popularity of his system on the Continent shows that it must have contained some elements of brilliancy, if not originality.
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  • From the first her society bored Peter unspeakably, and after the birth of their second, shortlived son Alexander, he practically deserted her.
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  • The reaction was shortlived; but the same affectation of antiquity is seen in the writings of Apuleius, also an African, who lived a little later than Fronto and was a man of much greater natural parts.
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  • Though diffusely written, and neither brilliant nor profound, Crusius' philosophical books had a great but shortlived popularity.
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  • The scheme as a whole was shortlived and did not survive its originator; but the Capitula were commonly recognized as supplying a useful and much-needed supplement to St Benedict's Rule on points not sufficiently provided for therein.
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  • The restoration effected by the Byzantines was partial and shortlived.
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  • It is a shortlived tree, generally from 40 to 50 ft.
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  • This, however, was but shortlived.
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  • So began the shortlived Egyptian domination of Palestine.
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  • There was also a shortlived attempt to declare that even a clerk in lower orders should lose his clerical privileges on his marriage; but Boniface VIII.
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  • Though it secured the favour of the humanists and the nobility, and banished the old popular plays from both court and university soon after Gil Vicente's death, its victory was shortlived.
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  • Bede, Autob., " about 12 Protestant ladies of gentle birth and considerable means " founded a shortlived convent, with Sancroft, then Dean of St Paul's, for director.
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  • Bothwell's triumph, however, was shortlived.
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  • It also has a dedicated radiochemistry facility for the production of shortlived radiopharmaceuticals.
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  • The marriage was shortlived, however, and the couple divorced when Lance was still a toddler.
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