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  • An excellent sketch of his life and works, by the Rev. R.

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  • He nodded as she plopped down at the desk and began to sketch on the paper, explaining as she drew.

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  • She started with a sketch of A'Ran and found she couldn't focus on anything else.

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  • She ripped off a piece of sketch paper and wrote down her address.

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  • She waved her band in front of the access pad to her room and entered, crossing to grab her sketch book.

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  • Of the above the first is the best general sketch and is rich in notes; the second somewhat chauvinistic but excellently written; the third the best work for scholars; the seventh; eighth and eleventh are valuable as being by contemporaries.

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  • Scharer in his sketch of Nabataean history appended to Gesch.

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  • A remarkable example is a paragraph from Miss Keller's sketch in the Youth's Companion.

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  • He showed Gabriel the drawing of the different symbols with a sketch of the sun on one end and the ground on the other.

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  • From the early sketch I take a few passages which seem to me, without making very much allowance for difference in time, almost as good as anything she has written since:

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  • Do you have sketch pads here?

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  • Before I left Boston, I was asked to write a sketch of my life for the Youth's Companion.

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  • There is a good sketch summarizing modern opinion by E.

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  • There were easels, palettes, canvasses of every size, oils, water colors, sketch pads, pencil sets, brushes, virtually anything an artist would need.

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  • Comfortable in the plush office chair, she propped her feet up on her desk and continued to sketch until the picture began to look as she wanted it to.

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  • The Light of Nature was republished with a biographical sketch by Tucker's grandson, Sir H.

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  • He started to sketch something, paused then leaned forward with more interest and continued.

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  • It was past dark fall when she finished, and she gazed at her last sketch, intrigued by it.

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  • One of the easels held the painting of the orchid and on the other sat a sketch of him.

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  • Heath's sketch of Indianapolis in L.

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  • does not recognize the hexaemeron, and it is even doubtful whether the original sketch of Gen.

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  • stage the mouth is D, Sketch of exter- v, Velum.

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  • Jahrhunderts (1875); and the sketch of his life in D.

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  • He took the sketch pad she handed him and awkwardly pushed the pages around, unaccustomed to a book.

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  • also the sketch by I.

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  • 4 Philosophy of History (1893), p. 103, where an interesting sketch of the growth of the idea of progress is to be found.

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  • 2 An outline of the history of theism is reserved for Section IV.; but it has not proved possible to sketch the types of philosophy without introducing references to the history of philosophy and sometimes even to the history of theism as well.

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  • This sketch of an enormous subject shuws us that the pathology of plants is a special department of the study of variations which threaten injury to the plant, and passes imperceptibly into the study of variations in general.

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  • 188), wrote a sketch of geography in six books.

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  • " If there is a reading of the new theories of evolution in nature which revives rather than darkens hope in immortality and faith in God, Tennyson gave an early sketch of that tentative modern theism.

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  • Taking into account existing animals and plants alone, it became obvious that they fell into groups which were more or less sharply separated from one another; and, moreover, that even See the " Historical Sketch " prefixed to the last edition of the Origin of Species.

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  • Such a system of classification, although convenient, is not the most natural one, and a sketch of the system which better expresses the relationships between the various subdivisions is given here.

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  • The order in which the various subjects are treated in the following sketch is the natural succession from fundamental to dependent facts, which corresponds also to the evolution of the diversities of the earth's crust and of its inhabitants.

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  • See a biographical sketch of John Langdon by Charles R.

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  • Holloway, Indianapolis, a Historical and Statistical Sketch (Indianapolis, 1870); the Indianapolis Board of Trade's Report on the Industries of Indianapolis (1889); Civic Studies of Indianapolis (Indianapolis, 1907 seq.), edited by Arthur W.

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  • In the specification of the patent applied for on the list of July 1877 he showed a sketch of an instrument which consisted of a diaphragm, with a small platinum patch in the centre for an electrode, against which a hard point, made of plumbago powder cemented together with india-rubber and vulcanized, was pressed by a long spring, the pressure of the carbon against the platinum disk being adjusted by a straining screw near the base of the spring.

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  • These are followed by a scathing sketch of Israel's religious career (xx.

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  • A sketch of his life appears in Cotton Mather's Magnalia (London, 1702); see also J.

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  • Markham, General Sketch of the History of Persia (London, 1874).

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  • 1-2), Paul proceeds now to sketch the ethical duties of Christians in the church (xii.

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  • See The Writings of Hugh Swinton Legare (2 vols., Charleston, S.C., 1846), edited by his sister, Mrs Mary Bullen, who contributed a biographical sketch; and two articles by B.

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  • The Code forms the backbone of the skeleton sketch which is here reconstructed.

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  • 24 §§ 3-7) gives a sketch of Basilides' school of thought, perhaps derived from Justin's Syntagma.

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  • da Fonseca, An Historical and Archaeological Sketch of Goa, Bombay, 1878).

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  • A "campaign" biography was published by Lew Wallace (Philadelphia, 1888), and a sketch of his life may be found in Presidents of the United States (New York, 1894), edited by James Grant Wilson.

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  • (Boston, 1858); the appreciative sketch by J.

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  • I had intended to write the sketch during my vacation: but I was not well, and I did not feel able to write even to my friends.

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  • A useful sketch of recent biographies is to be found in The Edinburgh Review (July 1906).

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  • This is illustrated by the four sketch maps shown in fig.

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  • The following sketch of the manufacturing industry of France takes account chiefly of those of its branches which are capable in some degree of localization.

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  • In the following pages we shall not attempt to do more than to sketch in very succinct outline the general results of investigation into the origins and growth of Hebrew religion.

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  • approached it are such as cannot be omitted from any sketch of Gibbon, however brief.

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  • (an excellent sketch); v.

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  • Many attempts have been made to present a satisfactory sketch of the early history and to do justice to (a) the patriarchal narratives, (b) the exodus from Egypt and the Israelite invasion, and (c) the rise of the monarchy.

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  • An ardent anti-renter in his boyhood and youth, he wrote A History of Delaware County and the Border Wars of New York, containing a Sketch of the Early Settlements in the County, and A History of the Late Anti-Rent Difficulties in Delaware (Roxbury, 1856).

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  • about 1190), in his biography of Thomas Becket, gives a graphic sketch of the London of his day and, writing of the summer amusements of the young men, says that on holidays they were "exercised in Leaping, Shooting, Wrestling, Casting of Stones [in jactu lapidum], and Throwing of Javelins fitted with Loops for the Purpose, which they strive to fling before the Mark; they also use Bucklers, like fighting Men."

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  • Part 1.-Land And Submarine Telegraphy Historical Sketch.

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  • - lxvi.; Malachi), but a consecutive sketch is impossible.4 1 Thus a decree of Darius I.

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  • Lopukhin, Sketch of the Congress of Jassy, 1791 (Rus.; St Petersburg, 1893); The Papers of Prince Potemkin, 1744-1793 (Rus.; St Petersburg, 1893-1895).

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  • It is a sketch of the history of the world from the creation, based on Jerome, the epitome of Florus, Orosius and the ecclesiastical history of Socrates.

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  • Bassett, and including an extended sketch of the Byrd family.

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  • In 1873 he took thermoelectricity for the subject of his discourse as Rede lecturer at Cambridge, and in the same year he presented the first sketch of his well-known thermoelectric diagram before the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

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  • A contemporary record of Mill's studies from eight to thirteen is published in Bain's sketch of his life.

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  • The first sketch of Mill's political philosophy appeared in a series of contributions to the Examiner in the autumn of 1830 entitled "Prospects in France."

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  • See further LOGIC (Historical Sketch); PSYCHOLOGY; ASSOCIATION OF IDEAS.

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  • A biographical sketch written from a different point of view was published by W.

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  • - Sketch of a model designed so as to show the effect of torsion or rotation of the visceral hump in Streptoneurous Gastropoda.

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  • A biographical sketch will be found in his collected Scientific Papers (2 vols., 1906).

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  • None of the MSS., however, is older than the 16th century.9 The following sketch represents, as far as can be gathered from these heterogeneous sources, the principal features of the Mandaean system.

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  • Yet his first attempt was a mere sketch.

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  • In 1764 Briinnich published at Copenhagen his Ornithologia borealis, a compendious sketch of the birds of all the countries then subject to the Danish crown.

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  • His principal writings are Micrographia (1664); Lectiones Cutlerianae (1674-1679); and Posthumous Works, containing a sketch of his "Philosophical Algebra," published by R.

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  • Brown, Venice, an Historical Sketch of the Republic (London, 1895); H.

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  • The treatise opens with an able sketch of psychology, founded upon, but in some important respects varying from, Aristotle's De Anima.

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  • Rudd, An Historical Sketch of Salisbury, Connecticut (New York, 1899); and Ellen S.

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  • This selection of one market for detailed examination does not rob our sketch of generality, as might at first be thought, since broadly the history of the development of one market is the history of the development of all, and on the whole the economic explanation of the evolution that has taken place may be universalized.

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  • Kettlewell, Thomas a Kempis and the Brothers of Common Life (1882) (but see Arthur in the Prefaces to above-named books); for a shorter sketch, F.

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  • Rey's Les Colonies franques en Syrie contains many interesting details; and Prutz's Kulturgeschichte der Kreuzziige contains both an account of the Latin East and an attempt to sketch the effects of the Crusades on the progress of civilization.

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  • See the Life and Speeches of Thomas Corwin (Cincinnati, 1896), edited by Josiah Morrow; and an excellent character sketch, Thomas Corwin (Cincinnati, 1881), by A.

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  • Davis, The Cuban and Porto Rican Campaigns (New York, 1898), is a sketch of the invasion of the island in 1898.

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  • In the above sketch we have briefly treated the history of the main tendencies of our science from the earliest times to the Summary.

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  • In the preceding sketch we have given a necessarily brief account of the historical development of analytical chemistry in its main branches.

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  • Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg; 3 acts (sketch of play, 1845 poem, 1861-1862; music, 1862-1867).

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  • For the various protectorates, (I) British - the annual reports issued by the Colonial Office, London; Official History of the Operations in Somaliland, 1901-1904 (2 vols., London, 1907); War Office maps on the scale of I :1,000,000, also sketch map 1:3,000,000 (1907).

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  • His Evidence name is not mentioned by Herodotus in his sketch for his of the Mcdo-Persian religion (i.

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  • He gives a faithful sketch of the doctrines, mythology and dualistic system of the Magian Zoroaster.

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  • The two parts are distinguished by difference of style; the Hebrew principle of parallelism of clauses is employed far more in the first than in the second, which has a number of plain prose passages, and is also rich in uncommon compound terms. In view of these differences there is ground for holding that the second part is a separate production which has been united with the first by an editor, an historical haggadic sketch, a midrash, full of imaginative additions to the Biblical narrative, and enlivened by many striking ethical reflections.

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  • A short sketch of the administration and state of the country at this time may find place here.

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  • iv., sketch No.

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  • Such is this famous work, full of obscurities, redundancies and contradictions, in which the thread of the argument is sometimes lost in a labyrinth of reasonings and citations, both sacred and profane, but which nevertheless expresses, both in religion and politics, such audacious and novel ideas that it has been possible to trace in it, as it were, a rough sketch of the doctrines developed during the periods of the Reformation and of the French Revolution.

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  • He printed privately as a pamphlet, in June 1887, a brief and touching sketch of his father.

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  • See Count Lutzow, Bohemia; an Historical Sketch (London, 1896); Palacky, Geschichte von Bohmen; Bachmann, Geschichte Bohmens; L.

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  • 3 See " General Sketch of the Orography of Siberia," with map and " Sketch of the Orography of Minusinsk, &c.," by Prince P. A.

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  • See Victoria County History; Devonshire; The History of Totnes, its neighbourhood and Berry Pomeroy Castle (Totnes, 1825); William Cotton, A Graphic and Historical Sketch of the Antiquities of Totnes (London, 1858).

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  • 1892); Historical Sketch of Sacerdotal Celibacy (Philadelphia, 1867); History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages (New York, 1888); Chapters from the religious history of Spain connected with the Inquisition (Philadelphia, 1890); History of auricular Confession and Indulgences in the Latin Church (3 vols., London, 1896); The Moriscos of Spain (Philadelphia, 1901), and History of the Inquisition of Spain (4 vols., New York and London, 1906-1907).

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  • A collected edition of his works was published in England by Frances Power Cobbe (14 vols., 1863-1870), and another - the Centenary edition - in Boston, Mass., by the American Unitarian Association (14 vols., 1907-1911); a volume of Theodore Parker's Prayers, edited by Rufus Leighton and Matilda Goddard, was published in America in 1861, and a volume of Parker's West Roxbury Sermons, with a biographical sketch by Frank B.

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  • Hayes in 1877, and Varina Anne (1864-1898), better known as "Winnie" Davis, the "daughter of the Confederacy," who was the author of several books, including A Sketch of the Life of Robert Emmet (1888), a novel, The Veiled Doctor (1895), and A Romance of Summer Seas (1898).

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  • with a Sketch of Natal (2 vols., London, 1836); H.

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  • Bird, The Annals of Natal, 1 495 to 1845 (2 vols., Maritzburg, 1888), a work of permanent value, consisting of official records, &c.; Shepstone, Historic Sketch of Natal (1864).

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  • Pyevtsoff, Sketch of a Journey to Mongolia, &c. (Omsk, 1883); D.

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  • Emil Abranyi adopts a rather romantic style, but his Nagypentek (Good Friday) is an excellent descriptive sketch.

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  • All that can be done here is to give a sketch of the more important and independent special algebras at present known to exist.

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  • (Milan, 1886), which contains a biographical sketch of Luzzatti.

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  • Six of his most famous sermons were edited, with a biographical sketch of their author, by the Oratorian Borde in 1704.

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  • - Let us now briefly sketch the progress of Isaiah's prophesying on the basis of philological exegesis, and a comparison of the sound results of the study of the inscriptions.

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  • Kennett's Schweich Lecture (1909), The Composition of the Book of Isaiah in thelLight of Archaeology and History, an interesting attempt at a synthesis of results, is a brightly written b'ut scholarly sketch of the growth of the book of Isaiah, which went on till thegreat success of the Jews under Judas Maccabaeus.

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  • a The sketch of the history of Syriac literature here presented is based on Wright's great article in the 9th edition of the Ency.

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  • Plautus, though, like Terence, he takes the first sketch of his plots, scenes and characters, from the Attic stage, is yet a true representative of his time, a genuine Italian, writing before the genius of Italy had learned the restraints of Greek art.

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  • Veloz Goiticoa, Venezuela: Geographical Sketch, Natural Resources, Laws, &c. [[[Bur]].

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  • of his Histoire des republiques italiennes (Brussels, 1838), gives a good general sketch of the reigns of Charles I.

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  • The above sketch of Hippocratic medicine will make it less necessary to dwell upon the details relating to subsequent medical schools or sects in ancient times.

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  • After Hippocrates the progress of medicine in Greece does not call for any special remark in such a sketch as this, but mention must be made of one great name.

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  • The English school of medicine was also profoundly stirred by the teachings of the two brothers William and John Hunter, especially the latter - who must therefore be briefly mentioned, though their own researches were chiefly concerned with subjects lying a little outside the limits of this sketch.

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  • Parr, A Sketch of the Kafir and Zulu Wars (1880); " Cetywayo's Story of the Zulu Nation," Macmillan's Magazine (1880); H.

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  • The chief authority for Ferguson's life is the Biographical Sketch by John Small 0864); see also Public Characters (1799-1800); Gentleman's Magazine, i.

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  • See Life and Writings of Wilbur Fisk (New York, 1842), edited by Joseph Holdich, and the biography by George Prentice (Boston, 1890), in the American Religious Leaders Series; also a sketch in Memoirs of Teachers and Educators (New York, 1861), edited by Henry Barnard.

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  • This sketch would, of course, have to be.

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  • It would be useless to attempt to trace in a brief sketch the history of the legal principles embodied in the documents of Anglo-Saxon law.

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  • His contributions to theological literature included treatises on Christian ethics and dogmatics, on moral philosophy, on baptism, and a sketch of the life of Jakob Boehme, who exercised so marked an influence on the mind of the great English theologian of the 18th century, William Law.

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  • A sketch of his life was published anonymously in 1843 (Gesenius: eine Erinnerung fiir seine Freunde), and another by H.

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  • For a general sketch of Feudalism the chapters in tome ii.

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  • Between Battel's time and 1846 nothing appears to have been heard of the gorilla or pongo, but in that year a missionary at the Gabun accidentally discovered a skull of the huge ape; and in 1847 a sketch of that specimen, together with two others, came into the hands of Sir R.

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  • He left a short sketch of his life which was prefixed to the edition of the History of the West Indies, published in 1801.

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  • Drake, History of Middlesex County (2 vols., Boston, 1880); Conyers Francis, A Historical Sketch of Watertown to the close of its Second Century (Cambridge, 1830); S.

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  • Whitney, Historical Sketch of Watertown (Boston, 1906); and "Watertown," by S.

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  • His account of the Tatars and his sketch of Moslem religion and manners are especially noteworthy.

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  • See sketch map in article WAG RAM.

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  • The sketch and ground plan of this great undertaking had Official .

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  • Let us first sketch the nature of the analysis.

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  • This is worthy of consideration in any attempt made to sketch the mind of a man who was above all other masters of recent literature an artist, and who must be studied in the vast and orbic fullness of his accomplishment in order to be appreciated at all.

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  • He has, however, left a curious sketch of his projected school reforms. His new duties led him to Strassburg, where he met the young Goethe, on whose poetical development he exercised so potent an influence.

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  • Nevinson, A Sketch of Herder and his Times (1884); M.

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  • Besides the walls and towers, and the minaret of the mosque, little remains of Mansura, of which Ibn Khaldun has left a contemporary and graphic sketch.

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  • No other method permits the decorator to achieve such fidelity and such boldness of draughtsmanship. The difference between the results of the ordinary and the yuzen processes of dyeing is, in fact, the difference between a stencilled sketch and a finished picture.

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  • It was sent from India to Emmanuel, king of Portugal, in 1513; and from a sketch taken in Lisbon, Albert Diirer composed his celebrated but fanciful engraving, which was reproduced in so many old books on natural history.

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  • If these advantages and requisites are observed, perhaps in time to come some one might know how better to utilize our sketch and cause some addition to be made so as to accomplish that which we can only suggest.

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  • Trobridge (London, 1907); also Emanuel Swedenborg, the Spiritual Columbus, a Sketch, by U.

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  • (b) Institutiones divinarun et humanarum litterarum, an encyclopaedia of sacred and profane literature for the monks, and a sketch of the seven liberal arts.

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  • In July 1771 he undertook a sketch of Swiss history (no detailed history of Switzerland having so far been written) for a publisher of Halle, but his theological studies and the preparation of a Latin dissertation on the Bellum cimbricum (publ.

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  • - The following publications are all in Russian: Kuhn, Sketch of the Khanate of Khokand (1876); V.

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  • Nalivkin, Short History of Khokand (French trans., Paris, 1889); Niazi Mohammed, Tarihi Shahrohi, or History of the Rulers of Ferghana, edited by Pantusov (Kazan, 1885); Maksheev, Historical Sketch of Turkestan and the Advance of the Russians (St Petersburg,1890); N.

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  • It was also his habit to make sketch models in wax for the figures in his pictures, many of which are in the possession of the Royal Academy.

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  • Two epitomists of previous histories may be mentioned: Justinus (of uncertain date) who abridged the history of Pompeius Trogus, an Augustan writer; and P. Annius Florus, who wrote in the reign of Hadrian a rhetorical sketch based upon Livy.

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  • The above sketch may be regarded as descriptive of the lifehistory of a great majority of species of caddis-flies.

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  • A vivid and masterly sketch of Philip's personality and work is given in D.

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  • Nor can even so cursory a sketch omit to mention Bernardino Ochino and the Anabaptist Hiibmaier.

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  • In this article an account will be given of the general significance of Montanism in relation to the history of the Church in the 2nd century, followed by a sketch of its origin, development and decline.

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  • In 1834 Hallam published The Remains in Prose and Verse of Arthur Henry Hallam, with a Sketch of his Life.

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  • Powell, History of Education in Delaware (Washington, 1893), and a sketch in the Annual Report for 1902 of the United States Commissioner of Education.

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  • Franklin's Autobiography was begun in 1771 as a private chronicle for his son, Governor William Franklin; the papers, bringing the story of his father's life down to 1730, were lost by the governor during the War of Independence, and in 1783 came into the possession of Abel James, who restored them to Franklin and urged him to complete the sketch.

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  • An abridged story of his life will be found in Alban Butler's Lives of the Saints, on the 21st of October, and a critical sketch with full references in Herzog-Hauck, Realencyklopcidie (ed.

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  • Berger, Die Kulturaufgaben der Reformation (2nd ed., 1908); Thudichum, Papsttum and Reformation (1903); " Janus," The Pope and the Council (1869), by DSllinger and others, a suggestive if not wholly accurate sketch of the papal claims; W.

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  • Bullock, Historical Sketch of the Finances and Financial Policy of Massachusetts (1907).

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  • It is inherently not improbable that a recollection has been preserved of Philistine oppressions in the 1 ith century, but it is extremely difficult to sketch any adequate sequence of events, and among the conflicting traditions are situations equally applicable to later periods of hostility.

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  • A useful sketch, with references to the best literature, is in Max Heimbucher, Orden and Kongregationen (1896), i.

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  • Gasquet, Sketch of Monastic Constitutional History (being the preface to the 2nd ed., 1895, of the trans.

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  • - Sketch of Index Plate and Reader.

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  • Daggett, A Sketch of the History of Attleborough to 1887 (Boston, 1894).

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  • See further the sketch of Chrismann in Allgemeine deutsche Biographie, supplement.

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  • A picturesque sketch of the Pilgrims of IV alsingham appeared in 1835, two volumes of Tales and Stories from History in the following year.

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  • 18, " Character Sketch of Cleveland "), and Henry L.

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  • The success of his sketch for the picture of the "Oath of the Tennis Court," and his pronounced republicanism, secured David's election to the Convention in September 1792, by the Section du Museum, and he quickly distinguished himself by the defence of two French artists in Rome who had fallen into the merciless hands of the Inquisition.

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  • Bowden (London, 1869), and A Brief Sketch of the Early Life of the late F.

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  • To sketch even in outline " The Evolution of Congregationalism " in correspondence with so complex an environment is here impossible.

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  • The Choate Story Book (New York, 1903) contains a few of his addresses and after-dinner speeches, and is prefaced by a brief biographical sketch.

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  • The above sketch indicates the general principles of barley-cultivation, but in practice they are often modified by local custom or farming exigencies.

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  • A brief sketch of its geological history is given by Hutton, Trans.

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  • messianische Weissagungen) were published in 1880 after his death, along with a portrait and biographical sketch by his pupil, J.

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  • Dunn, Geological Sketch Map of S.

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  • And in reality it would be difficult to account for this feature except on the supposition that one who had lived through the events had been accustomed, when required to give a comprehensive sketch of the history of the ministry and sufferings of Jesus, to relate the facts in the main as they happened; and that a hearer of his has to a considerable extent reproduced them in the same order.

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  • There is a sketch by F.

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  • Arber's Introductory Sketch to the Martin Marprelate Controversy (1880), which, however, gives no connected account of the matter.

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  • History: " Historical Sketch of North and South Dakota," in South Dakota State Historical Society Collections (1902), i.

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  • Alison Phillips, The War of Greek Independence (London and New York, 1897), a sketch compiled mainly from the above-mentioned works; Spiridionos Tricoupi, Ἱστορία τῆς Ἑλληνικῆς ἐπαναστάσεως (Athens, 1853); J.

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  • Thowless, Historical Sketch of the City of Newark, New Jersey (Newark, 1902); F.

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  • Though he had not then seen any buildings outside England, it contains a good sketch of the development of the art.

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  • Cust, Sketch of the Modern Languages of the East Indies (London, 1878); and for bibliography, Boele van Neusbroek, De Beoefening der oostersche talen..

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  • For his life the chief contemporary sources are a Compendium vitae written by himself in 1524, and a sketch prefixed by Beatus Rhenanus to the Basel edition of 1540.

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  • There is an excellent sketch of Erasmus's life down to 1519 in F.

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  • Brandenburg (Leipzig, 1900-1904); and a sketch of him is given by Roger Ascham in A Report and Discourse of the Affairs and State of Germany (London, 1864-1865).

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  • The "Sketch of the History of Poland" (Dzieje Polskie w zarysie) by Michael Bobrzynski, born in 1849 in Cracow (professor of Polish and German law), is a very spirited work, and has given rise to a great deal of controversy on account of the opposition of many of its views to those of the school of Lelewel.

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  • Hollander, The Cincinnati Southern Railway; A Study in Municipal Activity (Baltimore, 1894), one of the Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science; and The Founding of the Cincinnati Southern Railway, with an Autobiographical Sketch by E.

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  • In addition to the works referred to in the foregoing sketch, we may mention The Eucharist in the First Three Centuries (Mainz, 1826); a Church History (1836, Eng.

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  • Micas and other platy minerals (such as chlorite), which naturally grow most rapidly on their edges, would show this tendency best, and such minerals usually form a large part of the best slates; but even Sketch (by Du Noyer) of a block of variegated slate from Devil's Glen, Co.

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  • the briefest sketch of her life can omit to notice that happy instinct or intuition which led her, when all others had heard with incredulity the scheme of Columbus, to recall the wanderer to her presence with the words, "I will assume the undertaking for my own crown of Castile, and am ready to pawn my jewels to defray the expenses of it, if the funds in the treasury should be found inadequate."

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  • This sketch of the critical movement has now been brought down to the point at which the comprehensive conclusions which still dominate Old Testament study gained clear expression and were shown to be drawn from the observation of a large body of facts.

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  • Space forbids any attempt to sketch here the special growth of criticism in other countries, such as France, where the brilliant genius of Renan was in part devoted to the Old Testament, or within the Roman Catholic Church, which possesses in Pere Lagrange, for example, a deservedly influential critical scholar, and in the Revue Biblique an organ which devotes much attention to the critical study of the Old Testament.

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  • The above sketch of the growth and general character of the Pauline Epistles is based upon the hypothesis that all thirteen are genuine.

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  • We must briefly sketch the process by which this came about, tracing the causes which led to the result and indicating the manner in which they operated.

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  • The object of the above sketch has been to embrace in constructive outline the ground usually covered analytically and on a far larger scale by Introductions to the New Testament, and by Histories of the New Testament Canon.

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  • and History of Bokhara (1873); Fedchenko's "Sketch of the Zarafshan Valley" in Journ.

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  • Biog.; it is still only a sketch, though the volume contains a mass of genealogical and other incidental information by other hands.

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  • A brief sketch will be given (I) of the history of Hebrew prophecy (in supplement to what has been already said in the article Hebrew Religion or is to be found in the articles devoted to individual prophets), and (2) of prophecy in the early Christian Church.

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  • It will be evident even from this rapid sketch, necessarily confined to a few of the most cardinal points, that Hebrew prophecy is not a thing that can be defined and reduced to a formula, but was a living institution which can only be understood by studying its growth and observing its connexion with the historical movements with which its various manifestations were bound up. Throughout the great age of prophecy the most obvious formal character that distinguished it was that the 1 One might say from the days of Habakkuk.

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  • Most English books on the subject are more theological than historical, but a sketch of Hebrew prophecy in connexion with the history down to the close of the 8th century is given by W.

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  • Everett also prepared for the Encyclopaedia Britannica a biographical sketch of Washington, which was published separately in 1860.

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  • A sketch of these measures is given in fig.

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  • Froude's Caesar; a Sketch (2nd ed., 1896) is equally biased and much less critical.

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  • His Works in Verse and Prose (Boston, 1812) contains a biographical sketch.

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  • Its of peace ceased when the life of the cloister had to be exchanged for the discipline of the camp; so in the sketch of the the older orders, which preserved to their members certain constitutional rights.

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  • This sketch may be completed by a short review of the various separate sects and their probable connexion with each other.

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  • SOrgel, Cornelia, die Mutter der Gracchen (1868), a short popular sketch.

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  • Milligan, The English Bible, a Sketch of its History (1895); J.

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  • Colby, Manual of the Constitution of the State of New Hampshire (Concord, 1902), containing an historical sketch of the constitutions of the state; F.

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  • He also published a slight sketch of Jewish history,, and especially of the growth of the Talmud, entitled the Genius of Judaism (1833).

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  • For the life good materials are to be found in the 3 vols., Aus Schelling's Leben in Briefen (3 vols., 1869-1870), in which a biographic sketch of the philosopher's early life is given by his son, and in J.

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  • Berger, History of the Church of the United Brethren (1897), and his sketch (1894) in vol xii.

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  • It was an enlarged sketch, prepared in four months, in which more stress was laid on fundamental theories than on the facts, which are more rigidly linked together than their historical sequence warrants.

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  • The remaining fragments were, under the directions of the Royal Society, reduced by Dr Wallis to a compact form, with the heading Astronomia Kepleriana defensa et promota, and published with numerous extracts from the letters of Horrocks to Crabtree, and a sketch of the author's life, in a volume entitled Jeremiae Horroccii opera posthuma (London, 1672).

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  • An interesting autobiographical sketch of his youth, Tableau du premier dge, composed in 1786, was published in 1888 in the review, La Revolution francaise.

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  • Sketch of the History of Manichaeism.

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  • Snorri's sources were partly succinct histories of the realm, as the chronological sketch of Ari; partly more voluminous early collections of traditions, as the Noregs Konungatal (Fagrskinna) and the Jarlasaga; partly legendary biographies of the two Olafs; and, in addition to these, studies and collections which he himself made during his journeys in Norway.

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  • He therefore endeavours to give a general sketch of the character, physical peculiarities and natural productions of each country, and consequently gives us much valuable information respecting ethnology, trade and metallurgy.

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  • Some of these questions have played a considerable part in Canadian politics, but are of too complicated a nature to be dealt with in the present brief sketch.

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  • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, in his Epistle on Demosthenes and Aristotle (chap. 5), gives the following sketch of his life: - Aristotle ('ApeaToTE ujs) was the son of Nicomachus, who traced back his descent and his art to Machaon,son of Aesculapius; his mother being Phaestis, a descendant of one of those who carried the colony from Chalcis to Stagira.

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  • Meanwhile, however, the truth about the Eudemian Ethics in general is that it was an earlier rudimentary sketch written by Aristotle, when he was still struggling, without quite succeeding, to get over Plato's view that there is one philosophical knowledge of universal good, by which not only the dialectician and mathematician must explain the being and becoming of the world, but also the individual and the statesman guide the life of man.

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  • Aristotle, even in this sketch of his system, shows himself to be the philosopher of facts, who can best of all men bear criticism; and indeed it must be confessed that he retained many errors of Platonism and laid himself open to the following objections.

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  • 1), which is copied from Robert Boyle's sketch in the Phil.

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  • Sampson, with a biographical sketch by A.

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  • The history of the Babis, though covering a comparatively short period, is so full of incident and the particulars now available are so numerous, that the following account purports to be only the briefest sketch.

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  • See Henry Girard, Raymond Poincare (1913); Raymond Poincare, a sketch (1914); Larousse Mensuel, No.

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  • Hotchkin, History of Western New York (New York, 1845); and the sketch in Lyman P. Powell's Historic Towns of the Middle States (New York, 1901).

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  • It contains, with Fors, the most complete sketch of his conception of the place of woman in modern society.

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  • 2-3 for his sketch of Amalric. ROhricht narrates the reign of Amalric I., Geschichte des Konigreichs Jerusalem, c. xvii.-xviii.

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  • The first stage of his education was passed at a school kept by "Peggy Paine," a relation of the well-known author of the Age of Reason, after which he entered the Annan academy, taught by Mr Adam Hope, of whom there is a graphic sketch in the Reminiscences of Thomas Carlyle.

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  • An excellent sketch, with an account of Groot's writings, is given by L.

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  • It is, however, impossible to understand the development of church architecture without realizing its intimate connexion with that of the doctrine, organization and ritual of the Christian Church as a religious community, and a brief sketch of this connexion may be given here by way of introduction to the more technical treatment of the subject.

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  • It is important to notice that Fechner maintained this " world-view " in a little book, Das Biichlein vom Leben nach dem Tode, which he originally published in 1836 under the pseudonym of Dr Mises, but which he afterwards republished in his own name in 1866, and again in 1887, as a sketch of his Weltansicht.

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  • 17) has a short but striking sketch of them, derived in all probability from Alexander Polyhistor, who is mentioned among the authorities for the fifth book of his Natural History.

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  • It only remains for us here to sketch what is known of the future career of Arius and the Arians.

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  • Phillips, the editor of the Annals of Philosophy, wrote for that journal an historical sketch of electro-magnetism, and he repeated almost all the experiments he described.

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  • His Memoirs supply the principal information about his life, a sketch of which appears also in A.

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  • He wrote an able sketch of Swedenborg for the Penny Cyclopaedia, and a standard biography, Emanuel Swedenborg (published in 1849); but interest in this subject far from exhausted his intellectual energy, which was, indeed, multiform.

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  • construct is then a sketch of a solid model, the lines of which do not really lie in the plane of the paper.

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  • 2 is a diagrammatic sketch showing the appearance as viewed from the zenith; but it is only in exceptional circumstances that all the parts are seen.

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  • Corwin, The Manual of the Reformed Church in America (ibid., 4th ed., 1902), his sketch of the history of the Church in vol.

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  • Raftery, Historical and Descriptive Sketch of the Yellowstone National Park, Senate Document No.

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  • In a necessarily inadequate sketch it is impossible to give more than the barest mention to one or two other features of modern missionary achievement in India, e.g.

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  • No sketch, however brief, can omit a reference to the Anglican bishop of South Tokyo, Edward Bickersteth (1850-1897), who from his appointment in 1886 guided the joint movement of English and American Episcopalians which issued in the Nippon Sei Kokwai or Holy Catholic Church of Japan, a national church with its own laws and its own missions in Formosa.

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  • The only geometry known to the Egyptian priests was that of surfaces, together with a sketch of that of solids, a geometry consisting of some simple quadratures and elementary cubatures, which they had obtained empirically.

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  • much as the sketch would indicate), and the scion, when cut to a thin wedge form, as shown at c and e, is inserted into the cleft; the whole is then bound up and clayed as in the former case.

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  • It remains to be seen how knowledge can be explained on such a basis; but, before proceeding to sketch Hume's answer to this question, it is necessary to draw attention, first, to the peculiar device invariably resorted to by him when any exception to his general principle that ideas are secondary copies of impressions presents itself, and, secondly, to the nature of the substitute offered by him for that perception of relations or synthesis which even in Locke's confused statements had appeared as the essence of cognition.

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  • 3685 and below), is noteworthy for the prophecies of Israel's future supremacy; but he is passed over in the historical sketch, Deut.

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  • Some of his doctrines are alluded to in the article Medicine, and it would serve no purpose to give even a brief sketch of his views, seeing that their influence has passed entirely away, and that they are of interest only in their place in a general history of medicine and philosophy.

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  • Gasquet, Sketch of Monastic Constitutional History (pp. viii.-xxii.), the Introduction to 2nd edition of the translation of Montalembert's Monks of the West (1895).

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  • - In the foregoing sketch nothing has been said concerning the nuns; and yet in all ages women, hardly less than men, have played their part in monasticism.

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  • A general sketch of pre-Christian asceticism and monasticism, with indication of the chief authorities, is given in O.

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  • Mushketov, Turkestan (St Petersburg, 1886), with bibliographical references; Ivashintsev, Hydrographic Exploration of the Caspian Sea (in Russian), with atlas (2 vols., 1866); Philippov, Marine Geography of the Caspian Basin (in Russian, 1877); Memoirs of the Aral-Caspian Expedition of 1876-1877 (2 vols., in Russian), edited by the St Petersburg Society of Naturalists; Andrusov, "A Sketch of the Development of the Caspian Sea and its Inhabitants," in Zapiski of Russ.

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  • Amhurst, History of Catholic Emancipation (2 vols., London, 1886); Sir Thomas Wyse, Historical Sketch of the late Catholic Association of Ireland (London, 1829); W.

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  • Also, while he may have hoped at this time to be able to add much (though he never did) to the sketch of his doctrine of Man contained in the unpublished " little treatise," he might extend, but could hardly otherwise modify, the sketch he had there given of his carefully articulated theory of Body Politic. Possibly, indeed, before that sketch was written early in 1640, he may, under pressure of the political excitement, have advanced no small way in the actual composition of the treatise De Cive, the third section of his projected system.

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  • Lees, A Biographical Sketch of the Mystic Philosopher and Poet Jami (Calcutta, 1859); E.

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  • Lightfoot, 1875, with a biographical sketch by Lord Carnarvon).

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  • The Geography is a meagre sketch, based mainly on the Chorography of Pappus of Alexandria (in the end of the 4th century), and indirectly on the work of Ptolemy.

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  • Not only has the development of the south differed from that of the north, and the west been subjected to other influences than those affecting the east, but even where the same influences have been at work the period of their operation has often varied widely in the different districts, so that in a general sketch of the whole country the chronology can only be a very rough approximation.

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  • Elba (March 5), it remained a mere sketch, the hasty output of a few hurried sessions, of which the elaboration was reserved for the future.

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  • It remains only to sketch the main features of German history in later years.

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  • He was also the author of rhetorical exercises on hackneyed sophistical themes; of a Quadrivium (Arithmetic, Music, Geometry, Astronomy), valuable for the history of music and astronomy in the middle ages; a general sketch of Aristotelian philosophy; a paraphrase of the speeches and letters of Dionysius Areopagita; poems, including an autobiography; and a description of the Augusteum, the column erected by Justinian in the church of St Sophia to commemorate his victories over the Persians.

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  • The Theologische Ethik begins with a general sketch of the author's system of speculative theology in its two divisions, theology proper and cosmology, cosmology falling into the two subdivisions of Physik (the world of nature) and Ethik (the world of spirit).

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  • Batchelder, Historical Sketch of Salem, 1626-1879 (Salem, 1879); Joseph B.

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  • Such is an imperfect sketch of the composition and the internal history of the Koran, but it is probably sufficient to show that the book is a very heterogeneous collection.

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  • The very archaic pyramid texts enabled him to sketch the grammar of the earliest known form of Egyptian (Zeitschrift d.

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  • Gesellschaft, 1892), and in I894 he was able to write a little manual of Egyptian for beginners (Agyplische Grammatik, 2nd ed., 1902), centring on the language of the standard inscriptions of the Middle and New Kingdoms, but accompanying the main sketch with references to earlier and later forms. Of the work of Ermans pupils we may mention G Steindorifs ~ttle Koptische Grammatik (1894, ed 1904), improving greatly on Sterns standard work in regard to phonology and the relationship of Coptic forms to Egyptian, and K.

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  • The following sketch of the Egyptian language, mainly in its earliest form, which dates from some three or four thousand years si.c., is founded upon Ermans works.

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  • In spite of the ferocious characteristics which have been suggested in the above sketch, Ali Pasha is undoubtedly one of the most remarkable, as he is one of the most picturesque, figures in modern history; and as such he was recognized in his own day.

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  • The finances also would need careful attention; but the subject is obscure, and we cannot accept Asser's description of Alfred's appropriation of his revenue as more than an ideal sketch.

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  • The above sketch is based mainly on C. Plummer's Life and Times of Alfred the Great (Clar.

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  • De Officiis (Ilepi TW V '040cxicov), a sketch, written in an unattractive style, of court and higher ecclesiastical dignities and of the ceremonies proper to different occasions.

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  • Extensions of pragmatism in a variety of directions readily suggest themselves, and indeed only the doctrine of truth in the above sketch can be treated as strictly indispensable.

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  • Bawden's The Principles of Pragmatism (1910) is a popular sketch.

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  • This sketch of his education is enough to explain the narrowmindedness of the `alim.

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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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  • Among his minor treatises, the most important are the vindication of the character and aims of Oliver Cromwell, and the sketch of the contendings of the Church of Scotland.

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  • This sketch is concerned only with the general process of Scottish literature.

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  • It is a remarkable piece of work, and the sketch of absolute government in France during this period has never before been traced with an equal amount of insight and brilliance.

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  • This brief sketch may be taken as the prototype of viking invasion of any region of western Christendom which was the object of their continuous attacks.

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  • We can only sketch in outline the transformations of certain typical university systems of examinations.

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  • The Fourth Gospel thus offers us a most important supplement to the limited sketch of our Lord's life which we find in the Synoptic Gospels.

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  • In a MS. of 102 quarto sheets, of which the first three and the seventh are wanting, there is preserved the original sketch of the Hegelian system, so far as the logic and metaphysics and part of the philosophy of nature are concerned.

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  • Seth Pringle-Pattison, Hegelianism and Personality (1893); Millicent Mackenzie, Hegel's Educational Theory and Practice (1909), with biographical sketch; J.

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  • (Milan, 1888), contains a short sketch of Jacini's life.

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  • Johnson (1889); Psychology (Anonymous) (1884-88); Sketch of Modern Philosophy, by Lockhart (1882) The Ruling Principle of Method Applied to Education, by Mrs W.

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  • Davidson (Rosmini's Philosophical System, 1882, with a biographical sketch and complete bibliography); see also Lives by G.

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  • Knapp, Somersworth, an Historical Sketch (1894).

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  • See the biographical sketch by Henry P. Goddard, Luther Martin, the Federal Bull-Dog (Baltimore, 1887), No.

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  • The most important data bearing upon the first great period are given elsewhere in this work, and it is proposed to offer here a more general survey.5 To the prehistoric ages belong the palaeolithic and neolithic flints, from the distribution of which an attempt might be made to give a synthetic sketch of early Palestinian man.6 A burial cave at Gezer has revealed the existence of a race of slight build and stature, muscular, with elongated crania, and thick and heavy skull-bones.

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  • In the first the general political history will be set forth; in the second a sketch will be given of the cult of the " holy places "; the third will contain some particulars regarding the history of modern colonization by foreigners, which, while it has not affected the political status of the country, has produced very considerable modifications in its population and life; and the fourth will consist of a brief notice of the progress of exploration and scientific research whereby our knowledge of the past and the present of the land has been systematized.

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  • Barton, Sketch of Semitic Origins (1902); S.

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  • On the other hand one of his latest works, the Nubische Grammatik (1880), is an elaborate grammar of the then littleknown Nubian language, preceded by a linguistic sketch of the African continent.

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  • Joseph Howe, by George Monro Grant (reprinted Halifax, 1904), is a brilliant sketch.

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  • The best biographical sketch of Thorbecke we owe to the late Professor Buys, his principal scholar and devoted friend, whose biography appeared in 1876 at Tiel.

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  • In order to complete this sketch of the development of sophistry in the latter half of the 5th century and the earlier half of the 4th, it is necessary next to take account of Socrates and the Socratics.

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  • Its extinction is contemporaneous with the rise of Hinduism, and belongs to a subsequent part of this sketch.

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  • To complete this sketch of India at the time of Baber's invasion it remains to say that an independent Mahommedan dynasty reigned at Ahmedabad in Gujarat for nearly two centuries (from 1391 to 1573), until conquered by Akbar; and that Bengal was similarly independent, under a line of Afghan kings, with Gaur for their capital, from 1336 to 1573.

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  • Besides the work mentioned above, Sir John Malcolm published Sketch of the Political History of India since.

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  • 1784 (in 1811 and 1826); Sketch of the Sikhs (1812); Observations on the Disturbances in the Madras Army in 1809 (1812); Persia, a Poem, anonymous (1814); A Memoir of Central India (2 vols., 1823); and Sketches of Persia, anonymous (1827).

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  • In an excellent sketch of Baldwin's character (xvi.

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  • Driault, La Question d'orient depuis son origine (Paris, 1898), a comprehensive sketch of the whole subject, including the Middle and Far East.

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  • See Carl Sell, Alice: Mittheilungen aus ihrem Leben and Briefen, eec. (Darmstadt, 1883), with English translation by the Princess Christian, Alice: biographical sketch and letters (1884).

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  • But this sketch of possible migrations is largely conjectural, and authorities are not even agreed as to the branch of the Turanians to which the Huns should be referred.

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  • The restoration of the general features of the temple of this and the immediately succeeding periods has been greatly facilitated by the discovery of a sketch map on a fragment of a clay tablet.

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  • This sketch map represents a quarter of the city to the eastward of the Shatt-en-Nil canal, which was enclosed within its own walls, a city within a city, forming an irregular square, with sides roughly 2700 ft.

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  • Brown wrote an appreciative sketch (Boston, 1900) for the "Riverside Biographical Series."

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  • - Madison's personality is perplexingly vague; the biographies of him are little more than histories of the period, and the best history of the later period in which he was before the public, Henry Adams's History of the United States from r80r to 1817 (1889-1890), gives the clearest sketch and best criticism of him.

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  • Blakey's Historical Sketch of Logic (1851), though, like all this writer's works, closing with a bibliography of some pretensions, is now negligible.

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  • His brief sketch, Mme de Maintenon: une etude (1885), and some magazine articles, were the only fruits of his labours in French history.

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  • Clifford in his paper of 1873 (" Preliminary Sketch of Bi-Quaternions," Mathematical Papers, p. 181) seems to have come from Sir R.

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  • vii., leaving the Shandy family for a time, gave a lively sketch of the writer's own travels to the south of France in search of health.

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  • Traill's sketch in the "English Men of Letters" Series.

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  • Hatton, The New Ceylon, a Sketch of British North Borneo (London, 1882); F.

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  • We proceed to sketch the theory of the finite displacements of a rigid body.

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  • See Michael Augustine Corrigan: A Memorial, with biographical sketch by John A.

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  • From this sketch it will be seen how closely the educational system which came into England during the reigns of the Tudors, and which has prevailed until the present time, was modelled upon the Italian type.

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  • To complete the sketch, we must set Bacon, the expositor of modern scientific method, beside Spenser and Shakespeare, as the third representative of the Renaissance in England.

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  • It has been impossible to avoid an air of superficiality, and the repetition of facts known to every schoolboy, in this sketch New of so complicated a subject as the Renaissance, - embracing many nations, a great variety of topics and an indefinite period of time.

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  • Pauli (Halle, 1895); and the sketch of his life prefixed to O.

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  • His books were A Memoir of James Sherman (1863); the Sermons of Thomas Binney, with a biographical and critical sketch (1869); The Vision of God and other sermons (1876); The Indwelling Christ (1892).

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  • George Bancroft contributed a good short sketch to J.

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  • It is useful, therefore, in a summary sketch of asceticism, to begin with the facts as they can be observed among less advanced races, or as mere survivals among people who have reached the level of genuine moral reflection; and from this basis to proceed to a consideration of self-denial consciously pursued as a method of ethical perfection.

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  • This article is devoted to a general sketch of the history of the development of electrical knowledge on both the theoretical and the practical sides.

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  • We shall sketch briefly the historical progress during these various stages, and also the growth of electrical theories of electricity during that time.

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  • (7) The brief tract De Interpretatione Naturae Sententiae Duodecim is evidently a first sketch of part of the Novum Organum, and in phraseology is almost identical with it.

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  • A short introductory sketch of the requisites of such a natural history, which, according to Bacon, is essential, necessary, the basis totius negotii, is given in the tract Parasceve, appended to the Novum Organum.

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  • Zangwill has a brilliant sketch of Sabbatai's career in his Dreamers of the Ghetto.

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  • Moreover, in endeavouring to sketch the theology of early Judaism it has been easy to find in the heterogeneous and conflicting ideas a system which agreed with preconceived views, and to reject as late or exceptional whatever told against them.

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  • By all means let universal characterization be attempted - we are about to attempt one here, though well aware of the difficulty in the present state of our knowledge - but they must at least model themselves on the composite photograph rather than the impressionist sketch.

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  • The first deals with the prehistoric period of the world, before the rise of religion; the second was to be an endeavour to deduce a universal law from known historical facts; the third to sketch the ultimate state of perfection to which humanity is moving.

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  • At the request of his friends he devoted a fortnight to applying the same method to the first or metaphysical part of Descartes's philosophy, and the sketch was published in 1663, with an appendix entitled Cogitata metaphysica, still written from a Cartesian standpoint (defending, for example, the freedom of the will), but containing hints of his own doctrine.

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  • The main authority for Spinoza's life is the sketch published in 1705, in Dutch, with a controversial sermon against Spinozism, by Johannes Colerus.

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  • Hume: a Sketch of his Life and Services to India (1912).

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  • Redmond Howard, Sir Roger Casement: a Character Sketch without Prejudice (1916).

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  • Also a sketch by McQuilland in Sunday Herald (April 30 1916), and the White Paper issued by the British Government, Documents relating to the Sinn Fein Movement (Cmd.

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  • Ashmead, Historical Sketch of Chester (Chester, 1883).

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  • Its plan is somewhat singular, as a portion of the history of England is given on one page, and a general sketch of the contemporaneous history of Europe on the opposite page.

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  • It will therefore be best in this brief sketch to say that the leader of the elder school was Viktor Rydberg (q.v.; 1828-1895) and that he was ably supported by Carl Snoilsky (q.v.; 1841-1 9 04) who at the beginning of the 20th century was the principal living poet of the bygone generation in Sweden.

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  • In 1885 he produced a gloomy sketch of student life at Upsala, Erik Grane, which made a great sensation.

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  • Grant wrote a Sketch of the History of the East India Co.

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  • Justis sketch in the Grundriss der iranischen Philologie, vol.

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  • This event brings us to one of the most interesting periods of Persian history, any account of which must be defective without a prefatory sketch of Ismail Sufi.

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  • Markham, A General Sketch of the History of Persia (London, 1874), and Curzon, as quoted above, are the standard authorities on modern Persian history.

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  • In 1866 what he regarded as the great and universal principle of all reasoning dawned upon him; and in 1869 he published a sketch of this fundamental doctrine under the title of The Substitution of Similars.

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  • His first symphony was written in 1862-1867; his opera Prince Igor, begun in 1869, was left unfinished at his death, and was completed by RimskyKorsakov and Glazounov (1889); his symphonic sketch, "In the Steppes" (1880) is, however, his best-known work.

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  • He was born in 1379 or 1380 in the town of Kempen, lying about 15 miles north-west of Dusseldorf, in one of the many patches of territory between 1 See the sketch in Syriac of the history of the church of Malabar printed and translated by Land, Anecd.

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  • The ambitious Bible de l'humanite (1864), an historical sketch of religions, has but little merit.

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  • On the view taken as to his alleged complicity in the conspiracy of 1599 depends the vexed question as to whether this system was a philosophic dream, or a serious attempt to sketch a constitution for Naples in the event of her becoming a free city.

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  • Carl Sprengel, cited by Professor Edward Morren in his biographical sketch entitled Charles de l'Escluse, sa vie et ses oeuvres, states that the potato was introduced from Santa Fe into England by John Hawkins in 1563 (Garten Zeitung, 1805, p. 346).

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  • Vredenburg, " A Geological Sketch of the Baluchistan Desert, and part of Eastern Persia," Mem.

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  • Surtees, Sketch of the Lives of Lords Stowell and Eldon (1846); Lord Campbell, Lives of the Chancellors; W.

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  • Its history will serve as a sketch of the cosmogony of the Stoics, for they too, like earlier philosophers,, g y have their fairy tales of science."

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  • (1869), containing much undigested information; and Maxime Formont, Le Mouvement poetique contemporain en Portugal, an able sketch; but the soundest review is due to Moniz Barreto, whose " Litteratura portugueza contemporanea " came out in the Revista de Portugal for July 1889.

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  • iv.; there is an excellent sketch in the first volume of J.

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  • Petrocokino, Along the Andes, in Bolivia, Peru, and Ecuador (London, 1903); Comte C. d'Ursel, Sud Amerique: Seiours et voyages au Bresil, en Bolivie, &c. (Paris, 1879); Charles Wiener, Perou et Bolivie (Paris, 1880); Bolivia, Geographical Sketch, Natural Resources, 'c., Intern.

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  • Her chief works in prose and verse are: The History of Saint Dominic (1857; enlarged edition, 1891); The Life of St Catherine of Siena (1880; 2nd ed., 1899); Christian Schools and Scholars (1867); The Knights of St John (1858); Songs in the Night (1876); and the Three Chancellors (1859), a sketch of the lives of William of Wykeham, William of Waynflete and Sir Thomas More.

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  • The manner in which its order of mendicant recluses, at first founded to afford better opportunities to those who wished to carry out that system in practical life, developed at last into a hierarchical monarchy will best be understood by a sketch of the history of Tibet.

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  • See generally Count Ltitzow, Bohemia, a Historical Sketch (London, 1896).

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  • He has had his reward, for assuredly the portrait of St Louis, from the early collection of anecdotes to the last hearsay sketch of the woeful end at Tunis, with the famous enseignement which is still the best summary of the theoretical duties of a Christian king in medieval times, is such as to take away all charge of vulgarity or mere commerage from Joinville, a charge to which otherwise he might perhaps have been exposed.

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  • A good sketch of the whole subject will be found in Aubertin's Histoire de la langue et de la litterature frangaises au moyen age, ii.

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  • There are several " campaign " biographies, including one by Richard Hildreth (1839) and one by Caleb Cushing (1840) and there is a good sketch in Presidents of the United States (New York, 1894), edited by J.

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  • Gargantua and Pantagruel, notwithstanding their high literary standing and the frequency with which certain passages from them are cited, are, owing partly to their archaism of language and partly to the extreme licence which their author has allowed himself, so little read that no notice of them or of him could be complete without some sketch of their contents.

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  • On the other hand, there are in the book, in the description of Gargantua's and Pantagruel's education, in the sketch of the abbey of Thelema, in several passages relating to Pantagruel, expressions which either signify a sincere and unfeigned piety of a simple kind or else are inventions of the most detestable hypocrisy.

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  • He was much interested, too, in universal algebra, non-Euclidean geometry and elliptic functions, his papers "Preliminary Sketch of Bi-quaternions" (1873) and "On the Canonical Form and Dissection of a Riemann's Surface" (1877) ranking as classics.

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  • Meurerum et alios aequales, with a short sketch De Vita Ge.

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  • See Richard Pahner, Veit Ludwig von Seckendorff and seine Gedanken fiber Erziehung and Unterricht (Leipzig, 1892), the best sketch of Seckendorf's life, based upon original sources.

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  • His other writings include: Church Courts and Church Discipline (1843); Doctrine of the Holy Eucharist (1853); Doctrine of the Incarnation in Relation to Mankind and the Church (1848 and later editions); The Five Empires, a Sketch of Ancient History (1840); A Sketch of the History of Erastianismn (1851); An Enquiry into the Principles of Church Authority (1854); and a romance, Rutilius and Lucius (1842).

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  • How much of his sketch is really primitive, and what can we learn or guess concerning the millennium that preceded him ?

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  • "I never saw a more striking coincidence," he wrote to Lyell on the very day, on the 18th of June, when he received the paper: "if Wallace had my MS. sketch written out in 1842, he could not have made a better short abstract!

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  • The claim is, however, unwarranted; Leonardo's chief work on flight, bearing the title Codice sul Volo degli Uccelli e Varie Altre Materie, written in 1505, consists of a short manuscript of twenty-seven small quarto pages, with simple sketch illustrations interspersed in the text.

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  • The accompanying sketch will serve to illustrate its construction (fig.

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  • 53.-Wright Flying Machine; diagrammatic sketch.

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  • The foregoing is a sketch of the scheme of local government carried out in England and Wales.

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  • Moreover, the co-existence of man with a fauna now extinct or confined to other districts was brought to yet clearer demonstration by the discovery in these caves of certain drawings and carvings of the animals done by the ancient inhabitants themselves, such as a group of reindeer on a piece of reindeer horn, and a sketch of a mammoth, showing the elephant's long hair, on a piece of a mammoth's tusk from La Madeleine (Lartet and Christy, Reliquiae Aquitanicae, ed.

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  • Some of his speeches were published under the title, Forty Years of Oratory (2 vols., Indianapolis, Indiana, 1898), edited by his three sons and his daughter, Harriet C. Voorhees, and with a biographical sketch by T.

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  • Gardiner, with brief biographical sketch and annotations on seven sermons, one of which had not previously been published.

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  • A rough first sketch for the motive of the Academy cartoon is in the British Museum; one for the motive of the lost cartoon and of the Louvre picture is at Venice.

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  • This picture was at Fontainebleau in the 16th century and is known from several copies, the finest of them at the Borghese gallery, as well as from one or two preliminary sketches by the master himself and a small sketch copy by Raphael.

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  • with biographical sketch by H.

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  • part 2 (London, 1885); and Six Months in Ascension, by Mrs Gill (London, 1878), an excellent sketch of the island and its inhabitants.

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  • He wrote: The State: Elements of Historical and Practical Politics, Sketch of Institutional History and Administration (1889); The State and Federal Government of the United States (1891); Division and Reunion, 1829-1889 (1893) in the "Epochs of American History" series; An Old Master and Other Political Essays (1893); Mere Literature and Other Essays (1893); George Washington (1896), an excellent biography; the popular History of the American People (1902); Constitutional Government in the United States (1908), being Columbia University Lectures; and in the seventh volume of the Cambridge Modern History the chapter on "State Rights, 1850-1860."

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  • Michelet's sketch of her work in his Histoire de France, one of the best sections of the history, is hardly more vivid than these sources, upon which all the later biographies (notably that of H.

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  • His principal work, Rapports du physique et du moral de l'homme, consists in part of memoirs, read in 1796 and 1 797 to the Institute, and is a sketch of physiological psychology.

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  • A slight sketch by Lesley of Scottish history from 1562 to 1571 has been translated by Forbes-Leith in his Narrative of Scottish Catholics (1885), from the original MS. now in the Vatican.

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  • Halliday, Henry Ward Beecher: A Sketch of His Career (New York, 1887); William C. Beecher, Rev. Samuel Scoville and Mrs H.

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  • Black, with a Biographical Sketch (New York, 1885), by his son, C. F.

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  • The two last named both held the premiership; their attitude and views have been indicated in the historical sketch.

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  • Broadly speaking his work in those very 'eighties was not so good as the labour, essentially delicate and fresh and just, of some years earlier, nor had it always the attractiveness of the impulsive deliverances of some years later, when the inspired sketch was the thing that he generally stopped at.

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  • 1866), from which much of the above sketch has been taken.

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  • For a sketch of the history of the Edomites, see Noldeke's article "Edom" in the Ency.

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  • His papers were found to contain a sketch of a treaty between the United States and Holland projected by William Lee, in the service of Congress, and Jan de Neufville, acting on behalf of Mynheer Van Berckel, pensionary of Amsterdam, and this discovery eventually led to war between Great Britain and the United Provinces.

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  • Cadenhead, Sketch of the Territorial History of the Burgh of Aberdeen (Aberdeen, 1876); W.

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  • Such were the Cento Nuptialis of Ausonius, the sketch of Biblical history which was compiled in the 4th century by Proba Falconia, wife of a Roman proconsul, and the hymns in honour of St Quirinus taken from Virgil and Horace by Metellus, a monk of Tegernsee, in the latter half of the 12th century.

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  • Smith, The Teaching of Elementary Mathematics (1900), also contains an interesting general sketch; W.

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  • Instead of discussing all these questions separately, with the details necessary for an adequate presentation of the argument, we shall now sketch the history of the Echinoderms in accordance with the Pelmatozoic theory.

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  • Such a sketch must pass lightly over debatable ground, and must consist largely of suggestions still in need of confirmation; but if it serves as a frame into which more precise and more detailed statements may be fitted as they come to the ken of the reader, its object will be attained.

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  • From 1837 to 1851 Broadstairs was a favourite summer resort of Charles Dickens, who, in a sketch called "Our English Watering-Place," described it as a place "left high and dry by the tide of years."

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  • Sketch of the Life of Apollonius of Tyana (New York, 1886); F.

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  • See Life of Szechenyi, by Zsigmond Kemeny (Hung.; Pest, 1870); Aurel Kecskemethy, The Last Years and Death of Count Szechenyi (Hung.; Pest, 1866); Menyhert Lonyai, Count Szechenyi and his Posthumous Writings (Hung.; Budapest, 1875); Max Falk, "Der Graf Stephen Szechenyi and seine Zeit" (in the Oesterreichische Revue, Vienna, 1867); Antal Zichy, Count Szechenyi as a Pedagogue (Hung.; Budapest, 1876); Pal Gyulai, Szechenyi as a Writer (Hung.; Budapest, 1892); Antal Zichy, Biographical Sketch of Count Stephen Szechenyi (Hung.; 2 vols., Budapest, 1896-1897).

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  • The Enchiridion ad Laurentium is a slight but interesting sketch of a system, while the De Doctrina Christiana is another lesson in the imparting of Christian instruction, as is also, naturally, the De Catechizandis Rudibus.

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  • Of the edifices and monuments which adorned the fora, only a slight sketch can be given here.

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  • His historical work, Sketch of Three Weeks' Campaign in 1806 (St Petersburg, 1856) is still of value.

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  • Vogel, Der Kaiser Diocletian (Gotha, 1857), a short sketch, with notes on the authorities; T.

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  • In the same year he laid before the representatives of his people the sketch of a new constitution, but this was rejected, and in the midst of the commotion Frederick died on the 30th of October 1816.

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  • After travels in Greece, Tunisia, India, China and Japan, and writing a short sketch of the last two countries, he took his large fortune to Greece in 1868, and proceeded to visit Homeric sites.

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  • It remains to give a brief sketch of the arguments advanced on either side.

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  • 809 Historical Sketch 810 A.

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  • is a historical sketch in four parts tracing the main lines of development in ethical speculation from its birth to the present day.

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  • All important writers whose names occur in this sketch are treated in special biographical articles, and references are given as often as possible to supplementary articles which illustrate and explain points which cannot be fully treated here.

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  • Before concluding this sketch of the development of English ethical thought from Hobbes to the thinkers of the 19th century, it will be well to notice briefly the views held by different moralists on the question of free-will, - so far, that is, as they have been put forward as ethically important.

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  • In the preceding sketch we have traced the course of English ethical speculation without bringing it into relation with contemporary European thought on the same subject.

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  • The first part, an exquisite sketch of northern mythology, Gylfa-ginning, was probably prefixed to the whole later.

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  • A scholastic sketch of the rise of the Scandinavian empire, the Foundation of Norway, dating c. 1120, is prefixed to the whole.

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  • The island was first made known to " the world " by this book and by the sketch of Unno von Troil, a Swede, who accompanied Sir Joseph Banks to Iceland in 1772, and afterwards wrote a series of " letters " on the land and its literature, &c. This tour was the forerunner of " an endless series of " travels," of which those of Sir W.

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  • A brilliant sketch of Icelandic classic literature is given by Dr Gudbrandr Vigfusson in the Prolegomena to Sturlunga Saga (Oxford, 1879).

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  • Of the many speeches perhaps the most striking was that of Senator Henry C. Lodge, who, curiously enough in the circumstances, prefaced his eloquent appreciation of the services rendered to the American cause by France by a brilliant sketch of the way in which the French had been driven out of North America by England and her colonists combined.

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  • It is only necessary here to sketch the leading events of Calvin's life after his return to Geneva.

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  • Gurney, Familiar Sketch of Wilberforce (1838); and J.

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  • The speech "Against Midias" written by Demosthenes for the trial (in 349) was neither spoken nor completed, and remains, as few will regret, a sketch.

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  • The logic, which contains at least one praiseworthy portion, a sketch of the history of the science, is divided into theory of right apprehension (bene imaginari), theory of right judgment (bene proponere), theory of right inference (bene colligere), theory of right method (bene ordinare).

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