Silva Sentence Examples
Another Brazilian historian of recognized merit is Joao Manoel Pereira da Silva, whose historical writings cover the first years of the empire, from its foundation to 1840.
The successful issue of the recent revolution of the English colonies in North America had filled the minds of some of the more educated youth of that province; and in imitation, a project to throw off the Portuguese yoke was formed, - a cavalry officer, Silva Xavier, nicknamed Tiradentes (tooth-drawer), being the chief conspirator.
His parents, Joao Mendes da Silva and Louren9a Coutinho, were descended from Portuguese Jews who had emigrated to Brazil to escape the Inquisition, but in 1702 that tribunal began to persecute the Marranos in Rio, and in October 1712 Lourenca Coutinho fell a victim.
A daughter was born to them in 1734, but the years of their happiness and of Silva's dramatic career were few, for on the 5th of October 1737 husband and wife were both imprisoned on the charge of "judaizing."
Moreover Silva possessed a knowledge of stagecraft, and, if he had lived, he might have emancipated the drama in Portugal from its dependence on foreign writers; but the triple licence of the Palace, the Ordinary and the Inquisition, which a play required, crippled spontaneity and freedom.Advertisement
His works bear the title "operas" because, though written mainly in prose, they contain songs which Silva introduced in imitation of the true operas which then held the fancy of the public. He was also a lyric poet of real merit, combining correctness of form with a pretty inspiration and real feeling.
Quixote have been reprinted in a critical edition with a life of Silva by Dr Mendes dos Remedios (Coimbra, 1905).
Wolf likewise gives selections from Silva's various compositions.
Silva is the subject also of several laudatory poems and dramas, one or two of which were composed by Brazilian compatriots.
Kohnt, "Bibliography of Works relating to Antonio Jose da Silva and Bibliography of Don Antonio's Compositions" in the Publ.Advertisement
The cedar is not mentioned in Evelyn's Silva (1664), but it must have been introduced shortly afterwards.
Sargent (Silva of North America) suggests 160 to 170 as the number of distinguishable species.
According to de Silva, Elizabeth said that she did not believe in the Letters, and that Lethington, who wrote to Cecil on the 21st of June, and sent a verbal message by the bearer, "had behaved badly in the matter," - whether that of the letters, or in general.
In the end of July 1567 the earl of Moray, Mary's brother, passing through London from France, told de Silva, as de Silva reported to his government, that there was proof of Mary's guilt in a letter of three double sheets of paper signed by her.
It may be said that de Silva means "the house in which the explosion was afterwards arranged."Advertisement
Can we suppose that "the man who had read the letter" invented much of its contents, and told them to Moray, who told de Silva, and told Darnley's father, Lennox, then in or near London?
As has been said, he closely follows Moray's version reported by de Silva in July 1567.
Bruzen Lamartiniere states in his Dictionnaire Geographique that the Gauls and Bretons called it by a word signifying "the forest," which was turned into Latin as Arduenna silva, and he thinks it quite probable that the name was really derived from the Celtic word ardu (dark, obscure).
Antonio Perez, who was legitimated by an imperial diploma issued at Valladolid in 1542, was, however, believed by many to be in reality the son of Philip's minister, Ruy Gomez de Silva, prince of Eboli, to whom, on the completion of a liberal education at home and abroad, he appears at least to have owed his first introduction to a diplomatic career.'
It was said that there was an early settlement of Volcae Tectosages near the Hercynia Silva in Germany; Tectosages was also the name of one of the three great communities of Gauls who invaded and settled in Asia Minor in the country called after them Galatia.Advertisement
As protest against the action of President P P g Balmaceda, the vice-president of the senate, Senor Waldo Silva, and the president of the chamber of deputies, Senor Ramon Barros Luco, issued a proclamation appointing Captain Jorje Montt in command of the squadron, and stating that the navy could not recognize the authority of Balmaceda so long as he did not administer public affairs in accordance with the constitutional law of Chile.
The fifteen volumes of its Memorias, published from 1721 to 1756, show the excellent work done by its members, among whom were Caetano de Sousa, author of the colossal Historia da Casa Real portugueza, Barbosa Machado, compiler of the invaluable Bibliotheca Lusitana, and Soares da Silva, chronicler of the reign of King John I.
In 1756 Cruz e Silva, with the aid of friends, established the Arcadia Ulysiponense, " to form a school of good sayings and good examples in eloquence and poetry."
Their conventionality sets the lyrics of Cruz e Silva on a lower plane, but in the Hyssope he improves on the Lutrin of Boileau.
The Operas portuguezas of Antonio Jose da Silva, produced between 1733 and 1741, owe their name to the fact that arias, minuets and modinhas were interspersed with the prose dialogue, and if neither the plots, style, nor language are remarkable, they have a real comic force and a certain originality.Advertisement
Silva is the legitimate representative in the 18th century of the popular theatre inaugurated by Gil Vicente, and though born in Brazil, whence he brought the modinha, he is essentially a national writer.
Like Silva's operas, the comedies of Nicolao Luiz contain a faithful picture of contemporary society and enjoyed considerable popularity.
Rebello da Silva and the voluminous and brilliant publicists, Latino Coelho and Pinheiro Chagas, wrote at second hand and rank higher as stylists than as historians.
Julio Cesar Machado and Fialho de Almeida made their mark by many humorous publications, and, in the domain of pure literary criticism, mention must be made of Antonio Pedro Lopes de Mendonga, Rebello da Silva, Dr Joaquim de Vasconcellos, Mme Michaelis de Vasconcellos, Silva Pinto, the favourite disciple of Castello Branco, and of Luciano Cordeiro, founder of the Lisbon Geographical Society, whose able monograph, Soror Marianna, vindicated the authenticity of the Letters of a Portuguese Nun and showed Marianna Alcoforado to be their authoress.
Borges Carneiro, but the most brilliant period was that of the first twenty-five years of constitutional government after 1834, and the historic names are those of Garrett, Manoel da Silva Passos, and the great tribune and apostle of liberty, Jose Estevao Coelho de Magalhaes.
Among general critical studies are Costa e Silva's Ensaio biographico-critico and the masterly work of Menendez y Pelayo, Historia de las ideas estaticas Espana.
To the south the tableland is higher and more broken, being drained by the Silva and Grande, among smaller rivers, the Grande being navigable in some parts by small craft.
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But the plan to murder silva was shelved, in favor of eliminating Cardoso first.
Uruguayan striker silva fired them into a deserved lead after a high ball over the top left the visitors all at sea.
The event most prominent in the history of the city was the conspiracy of 1789, in which several leading citizens were concerned, and for which one of its less influential members, an alferes (ensign) of cavalry named Joaquim Jose da Silva Xavier, nicknamed "Tira-dentes" (teeth-puller), was executed in Rio de Janeiro in 1792.
By the 12th of July, de Silva, the Spanish ambassador, reports on the authority of the French ambassador that du Croc, French envoy to Scotland, avers that Mary's Scottish enemies have autograph letters of hers proving her guilt, and himself possesses copies.
The majority of the members of the chambers sided with this movement, and on the 7th of January Senores Waldo Silva, Barros Luco and a number of senators and deputies embarked on board the Chilean warship " Blanco Encalada," accompanied by the " Esmeralda " and " O'Higgins " and other vessels, sailing out of Valparaiso harbour and proceeding northwards to Tarapaca to organize armed resistance against the president (see Chilean Civil War).
But the plan to murder Silva was shelved, in favor of eliminating Cardoso first.
Uruguayan striker Silva fired them into a deserved lead after a high ball over the top left the visitors all at sea.
The game features 15 professional street and vert skaters, such as Jon Julio, Cesar Mora, and Fabiola Da Silva.
Lauren Silva offers maternity lingerie that provides proper support for your changing body during and after pregnancy.
Silva Mind Control, now called The Silva Method, is a self-help program that promises to increase IQ, develop psychic abilities and improve brain capacity in a number of ways.
Jose Silva, the creator of the Silva Mind Control training techniques, had no formal training related to psychology or brain sciences.
Jose Silva was born and raised in Mexico, and first established himself as a successful electronics technician.
Silva was essentially a self-taught amateur psychologist with no formal education.
This proved to be a tremendous epiphany for Jose Silva, as he was convinced he had discovered a technique to help the human mind tap its true potential.
Rhine in 1953 to report his successes with his daughter, but Dr. Rhine dismissed Silva.
From 1953 through 1963, Silva experimented on family and friends with various techniques of hypnosis and meditation in an attempt to train volunteers to develop ESP.
Jose Silva created the "Laredo Parapsychology Foundation" in 1963.
In 1966, in an address at the Area Arts Association in Amarillo, Silva publicly announced the "Silva Method".
Some artists from the conference volunteered to form a pilot group for Jose Silva's course.
Upon completion of that training in 1967, these artists were Silva's first certified instructors of his method.
As his first pool of trained "instructors" began spreading the Silva Method to other recruits across the country, interest in his technique began to grow.
Silva became a star among the parapsychology crowds, and he was invited to lecture at universities across the country.
Silva's organization grew so quickly that eventually it even consisted of regional directors with learning seminars spreading across the entire world.
Today, the 48 hour training course is called the "Silva UltraMind System".
However, the Silva Method is unique because there are also elements of spiritual beliefs where Silva claims his system helps students connect with a "higher intelligence", in order to obtain guidance and help.
The Silva Method is promoted and followed fervently by many people around the world.
Others claim they quit smoking or lost weight thanks to the Silva Method.
Whether or not the Silva Method represents a religious sect or belief system, the positive benefits of meditation, both physically and psychologically, should not be understated.
The cast of TV show Providence included Kanakaredes, Paula Cale, Seth Peterson, Mike Farrell, Concetta Tomei and Leslie Silva.
Leslie Silva appeared in the first season as Sydney's best friend.
Adele Silva as Kelly Windsor, a character who enjoyed extremely edgy, bold storylines (including an affair with her stepbrother and with a teacher).
The company itself, the Lauren Silva Group, claims that the shaper will help you to look as if you've dropped three dress sizes, all in the matter of minutes.
All of that lifting and tucking might sound pretty painful, but on their homepage, the Lauren Silva Group insists that it's not.
Lauren Silva offers partially satin panties in black.
Lauren Silva has a collection of shapewear, including a 4-way stretch Lycra padded panty girdle by Rago with removable foam pads.
One of Lauren Silva's best sellers is the Squeem padded panty girdle, which lifts and shapes the bottom and gently tucks the tummy, all without lines.
Besides these we have in the same period the spark telegraph of Reiser, of Don Silva, and of Cavallo, the pith ball telegraph of Francis Ronalds (a model of which is in the collection of telegraph apparatus in the Victoria and Albert Museum), and several others.
He was followed by a Spanish mission under Garcia de Silva, who wrote an interesting account of his travels; and to Sir Dormer Cotton's mission, in 1628, we are indebted for Sir Thomas Herbert's charming narrative.
Only one was executed, a poor, uneducated subaltern militia officer Joaquim Jose da Silva Xavier, nicknamed 0 Tiradentes (the Tooth-puller), the others being imprisoned or banished.