The mode was sprinkling or pouring.
His subjects included only a sprinkling of Jews.
2, "sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ," cf.
Somewhere a storm was gathering, but only a small cloud had scattered some raindrops lightly, sprinkling the road and the sappy leaves.
Very small seeds should only have a sprinkling of light earth or of sand, and sometimes only a thin layer of soft moss to exclude light and preserve an equable degree of moisture.
The plateau is covered with a fairly thick growth of the chilghosa or " edible " pine, and a sprinkling of juniper, on the higher slopes.
The modern plantations consist mostly of Scots fir with a sprinkling of larch.
The trees must be got to start growth very C - ---- - gradually, and at first the house should be merely kept closed at a temperature of about 45°, but the heat should gradually increase to 50° at night by the time the trees are in flower, and to 60° when the fruit is set, after which the house should be kept moist by sprinkling the walls and paths, or by placing water troughs on the return pipes, and the temperature should range from 65° by day to 70° or more with sun heat.
Probabilists argued that any opinion might be followed, if it could show good authority on its side, even if there was still better authority against it; dancing on Sunday must be innocent, if it could show a fair sprinkling of eminent names in its favour.
In ancient Egyptian cultus the priest, after he has solemnly saluted the gods, begins the daily toilet of the god, which consists in sprinkling his image, clothing it with coloured cloths, and anointing it with oil (Erman, Die aegyptische Religion, p. 49).
In places, too, as, for instance, round Shawal, the summer grazing ground of the Darwesh Khel Waziris, aria on the slopes of Pir Ghol, there is good pasturage and a fair sprinkling of deodars.
30, the sprinkling of blood and oil on Aaron and his sons.
Another valet, with his finger over the mouth of a bottle, was sprinkling Eau de Cologne on the Emperor's pampered body with an expression which seemed to say that he alone knew where and how much Eau de Cologne should be sprinkled.
The beds are to be spawned when the heat moderates, and the surface is then covered with a sprinkling of warmed loam, which after a few days is made up to a thickness of 2 in., and well beaten down.
6 - according to the latter the purification of Aaron is a preliminary condition of his entrance within the veil - and (b) the elaborate ceremonial in connexion with the sprinkling of the blood.
It is useless to suppose that this destructive criticism from within can be neutralized by generously sprinkling the pages of the classical writers with interpretation clauses.
In all these cases baptism is performed by total immersion in running water, but during the five days' baptismal festival the rite is observed wholesale by mere sprinkling of large masses of the faithful at once.
In dry and dusty mines the danger may be greatly lessened by sprinkling the working places and passages, and the removal of the accumulated dust and fine coal.
Danger arising from coal dust is best guarded against by systematically sprinkling or watering the main roads leading from the working faces to the shaft, where the dust falling from the trams in transit is liable to accumulate.
As soon as Christianity made such progress that baptism became the rule, and as soon as immersion gave place to sprinkling, the ancient baptisteries were no longer necessary.
An excellent packing material for dormant buds is coarsely crushed woodcharcoal to which has been added a sprinkling of flowers of sulphur.
A village district is a portion of a town, including a village, which is set apart and organized for protection from fire, for lighting or sprinkling the streets, for providing a water-supply, for the construction and maintenance of sewers, and for police protection; to serve these interests three commissioners, a moderator, a clerk, a treasurer and such other officers as the voters of the district may deem necessary are chosen, each for a term of one year.
ASPERGES (" thou wilt sprinkle," from the Latin verb aspergere), the ceremony of sprinkling the people with holy water before High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church, so called from the first word of the verse (Ps.
The brush used for sprinkling is an aspergill (aspergillum), or aspersoir, and the vessel for this water an aspersorium.
Such ferns as Gymnogrammes, which have their surface covered with golden or silver powder, and certain species of scaly-surfaced Cheilanthes and Nothochlaena, as they cannot bear to have their fronds wetted, should never be syringed; but most other ferns may have a moderate sprinkling occasionally (not necessarily daily), and as the season advances, sufficient air and light must be admitted to solidify the tissues.
When fire heat is freely used, be careful to keep up the proper amount of moisture by sprinkling the paths with water.
If short, thoroughly-decayed manure can be spared, a good sprinkling spread over the lawn will help it to a finer growth next spring.
The colours vary from pale grey brown to a rich black, and many have even or uneven sprinkling of white or silvery-white hairs.
Branches of palm, olive or sprouting willow (hence in England known as "palm") having been placed before the altar, or at the Epistle side, after Terce and the sprinkling of holy water, the priest, either in a purple cope or an alb without chasuble, proceeds to bless them.
Meal mixed with pulped roots for a few hours improves in digestibility, and a sprinkling of salt is an improvement.
7) as the basis of a covenant, which was solemnly ratified by the sprinkling of the blood of the accompanying sacrifices.
Animal sacrifice, libations, ritualistic purification, sprinkling of water, and symbolical rites of all kinds accompanied by short prayers, represent a religious practice which in the Babylonian-Assyrian religion, as in all religions, is older than any theology and survives the changes which the theoretical substratum of the religion undergoes.
Filbert nuts required for keeping must be gathered only when quite ripe; they may then be preserved in dry sand, or, after drying, by packing with a sprinkling of salt in sound casks or new FIG.
At the same time, one could more easily understand how such a system could have found general acceptance all over the Dravidian region of southern India, with its merest sprinkling of Aryan blood, if it were possible to assume that class arrangements of a similar kind must have already been prevalent amongst the aboriginal tribes prior to the advent of the Aryan.
In Vedic times, at the Rajasuya, or inauguration of a king, some water from the holy river Sarasvati was mixed with the sprinkling water used for consecrating the king.
the Mennonites) still practise baptism by pouring or sprinkling, but among those who will here be styled modern Baptists, the mode of administration is also distinctive, to wit, immersion.
The first reformed parliament, which met on the 29th of January 1833, consisted in the main of Whigs, with a sprinkling of Radicals and a compact body of Liberal Tories under Sir Robert Peel.
At the census of 1840, with the exception of a few thousand FrenchCanadians, the population was made up of American-born pioneers from the Eastern states, and in the southern portion of the territory of a sprinkling of men from Kentucky, Virginia and farther south.
To this latter indulgence is to be attributed the apparent indifferentism which leads to their joining Moslems in prayers and ablutions, or sprinkling themselves with holy water in Maronite churches.
Such ferns as Gymnogrammas, which have their surface covered with golden or silver powder, and certain species of scalysurfaced Cheilanthes and Nothochlaena, as they cannot bear to have their fronds wetted, should never be syringed; but most other ferns may have a moderate sprinkling occasionally (not necessarily daily) and as the season advances sufficient air and light must be admitted.
In Lower Galilee the peasants are principally Moslem, with a sprinkling of Greek Christians round Nazareth, which is a Christian town.
Lay the mozzarella on a slice of bread, sprinkling a little chopped anchovy over it.
With a line up of guitar bass drums keyboards,and a sprinkling of baritone twangs,songs range in style, and character.
blinking in the bright sunlight reflected off a sprinkling of snow.
Confetti Sprinkle metallic confetti Sprinkle metallic confetti sprinkle, great for sprinkling on tables, in invitations, in presents.
Serve the soup hot with a good sprinkling of herb croutons over the top.
serve the cutlets out and pour the sauce over, perhaps garnishing with a sprinkling of fresh herbs.
Children can be enticed to eat more fiber by sprinkling bran flakes over their yogurt or other dessert.
handful of fresh basil, ½ clove of garlic and a sprinkling of sea salt.
With some caramel ice cream too, and a sprinkling of cinnamon.
liberal sprinkling of medieval churches.
The sprinkling devices and the medium itself are not rateable.
sift a little cocoa powder over the top followed by a light sprinkling of icing sugar.
spoonful of stock syrup, and a sprinkling of sugar.
sprinkling of snow.
sprinkling of humor?
sprinkling of salt.
sprinkling of fresh herbs, it makes a tasty and pretty salad.
sprinkling of dust, a flurry of snow settles upon the Thames.
sprinkling of the divine blood.
Sift a little cocoa powder over the top followed by a light sprinkling of icing sugar.
EA has also added a liberal sprinkling of extras.
Blacks with Silver in their ancestry may have a sprinkling of silver hairs through their coat with maturity.
The Pink Paper includes a sprinkling of political comment, some of it about Stephen Twigg, who beat Michael Portillo in 1997.
Currently promoting their latest album ' Supernature ', Goldfrapp are set to bring a sprinkling of glamor to the Isle Of Wight Festival.
Following heavy rain on 25/26th colder weather returned to give a sprinkling at 1600 ft and as low as 1200 ft in places.
I'd forgotten to water them for the past 2 weeks, but they got a sprinkling last night.
I like his use of the Irish language: a liberal sprinkling of the words entirely, roar, ass, fiddler's fart.
Whilst including virtually all of their 1960's hits, the Hollies also provided a generous sprinkling of ' new ' songs.
It was a very mixed audience covering every age bracket with a fair sprinkling of young females.
Vannes is a lively medieval town with the usual sprinkling of museums and restaurants.
There is a healthy sprinkling of references to influential intellects of the past, from Rousseau to Adam Smith.
Small hollows can be dealt with by adding a light sprinkling of sifted soil or potting compost onto the surface of the grass.
sublime genius, with a liberal sprinkling of cows.
I used water or baby lotion and cotton wool to clean her bum and a sprinkling of Johnson's baby talc.
Some days before 1 This sprinkling of the victims with sacrificial meal (Lat.
The trees must be got to start growth very C - ---- - gradually, and at first the house should be merely kept closed at a temperature of about 45Ã‚°, but the heat should gradually increase to 50Ã‚° at night by the time the trees are in flower, and to 60Ã‚° when the fruit is set, after which the house should be kept moist by sprinkling the walls and paths, or by placing water troughs on the return pipes, and the temperature should range from 65Ã‚° by day to 70Ã‚° or more with sun heat.
The following are the main points of his teaching: Sikhs must have one form of initiation, sprinkling of water by five of the faithful; they should worship the one invisible God and honour the memory of Guru Nanak and his successors; their watchword should be, "Sri wah guru ji ka khalsa, sri wah guru ji ki fatah" (Khalsa of God, victory to God!), but they should revere and bow to nought visible save the Granth Sahib, the book of their belief; they should occasionally bathe in the sacred tank of Amritsar; their locks should remain unshorn; and they should name themselves singhs or lions.
Cover the pineapple rings with a spoonful of stock syrup, and a sprinkling of sugar.
The island is famous for its almond trees - in early spring, their blossom looks like a sprinkling of snow.
Imagine two UK Mc 's which add a sprinkling of humor?
Scoop out the flesh, add a generous knob of butter, a splash of milk and a sprinkling of salt.
With sun-ripened tomatoes and a sprinkling of fresh herbs, it makes a tasty and pretty salad.
A shower of sparks, some sprinkling of dust, a flurry of snow settles upon the Thames.
Now a new covenant is made with the world, that the people may be restored by the sprinkling of the divine blood.
I 'd forgotten to water them for the past 2 weeks, but they got a sprinkling last night.
I like his use of the Irish language: a liberal sprinkling of the words entirely, roar, ass, fiddler 's fart.
Starting in 1980 Gary Larson became known the world over for giving us glimpses into sublime genius, with a liberal sprinkling of cows.
I used water or baby lotion and cotton wool to clean her bum and a sprinkling of Johnson 's baby talc.
Sprinkling is not acceptable under this particular doctrine, and a person must be of an accountable age in which she understands why she needs to be baptized.
Parents often have their babies baptized through a sprinkling ceremony.
The practice of sprinkling water over the head is also used, and the Church views baptism as the way someone receives God's grace and becomes sealed forever as belonging to Christ.
Sprinkling some into recipes and teas is an easy way to get nutrition to fight many ailments.
Apply to your pet's coat as you would a commercial flea powder, sprinkling in small amounts and massaging into the scalp and coat as you go.
Lightly apply a sprinkling of glitter above your eye shadow for a shimmery treatment.
Serve in chilled bowls, topped with a tablespoon of sour cream and a sprinkling of cilantro.
Serve over shredded lettuce, sprinkling lightly with sea salt and black pepper for additional flavor.
Instead, dessert Thai-style is apt to be fruit soaked in sugar syrup with coconut sugar, a sprinkling of salt and chili.
Spice it up - For lighter fare, consider squeezing lime juice over the corn instead of butter and sprinkling with a touch of ground red pepper for a sweet and savory combination treat.
Add personal touches to the invitation, such as sprinkling glitter into the envelope, creating a custom postage stamp with a castle or related scene, or gluing small crystals to the corners of the invitation card.
A touch of Halloween can be added by sprinkling shiny confetti made of bats, jack-o-lanterns, ghosts and black cats on the tables.
Toss a few into an inexpensive straw basket with potpourri or a handful of flowers without spending too much cash.Add a romantic touch to any centerpiece by sprinkling freeze dried rose petals onto the tables.
Prepare the surface by sprinkling it with powdered sugar.
You can start with simple ideas like sprinkling garlic into your dog's food to help control parasites, bathing him with eucalyptus shampoo or applying tea tree oil if he has a skin allergy problem.
Europe is the home of the Silene, though a few extend west to America, or east to Siberia, and a sprinkling is found on the southern shores of the Mediterranean and in Asia Minor.
They are also fabulous just with a sprinkling of sugar or a splash of cream.
A grease stain might respond to a sprinkling of talcum powder or corn starch.
If you have an oil-based stain, you can remove it by sprinkling cornstarch on it and leaving it overnight.
Make your next ice cream dessert a real treat by sprinkling some of these jewel-tone candies over the top of it.
Once the driveway has been cleared, consider sprinkling some rock salt on it.
Slingshot: Daredevil sliders can get a running start at this diving ramp that leads to a 35 foot long slide with water jets and sprays sprinkling its length.
Another hockey commercial opens with seductive music and a woman sprinkling rose petals while wearing a French maid costume.
The best way to do this is by dicing the onions and then placing them in a pan with a little vegetable oil and sprinkling them with salt.
Try sprinkling a little lemon juice on avocado slices to keep them from browning overnight.
Simply substitute the fruits of your choice, perhaps adding a sprinkling of toasted coconut of an exotic flair.During the winter, you have several options for seasonal fruits.
Flesh out the design a bit with a nighttime sky and a magical sprinkling of stars.
Add a generous sprinkling of diamonds to the mix along with an offset rectangular case and you have the Ballerine, a vision of feminine beauty to complement the womanly-woman within.
The case is round with a gold-tone dial to match the case and bracelet, but its most arresting feature is a generous sprinkling of diamonds decorating the perimeter.
Along with impressive tech attributes, some Oyster Perpetual watches are made of platinum and boast a generous sprinkling of diamonds.
This particular system claims to be as easy to use as sprinkling salt and pepper on your food because that is, in fact, how you use it - you sprinkle the Sensa "tastants" on what you eat.
The makers of Sensa say you will lose weight by simply sprinkling their tasteless powder, which they call "tastant crystals" on your food at every meal.
Try sprinkling them with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, or drizzling them with teriyaki sauce.
Add lettuce and a sprinkling of fresh basic leaves or other vegetables such as sliced tomatoes, and you have your sandwich.
Remove oily stains from the leather by sprinkling ground chalk over the stain.
Gather a goody bag, toss in a few trinkets and a sprinkling of candy, and you're good to go.
Sprinkling a small amount of licorice powder on a cold sore can also help heal it.
While you don't want every post to be a big advertisement for the rest of your site, sprinkling them in from time to time can help.
The summary of results might as well have been in a foreign language with the medical terminology, abbreviations and sprinkling of what seemed like random numbers.
Baptism is administered both to infants and adults by pouring or sprinkling, but the mode is considered immaterial.
Important features of Greek sacrifice, though not necessarily found in every rite, were the putting of wreaths and pieces of wool on the victim, the gilding of its horns, the lustration of the officiant and the sprinkling of those present with holy water.
The act of sprinkling the water is called aspersion.
He established a senate of 300 members, drawn from Roman emigrants, with probably a sprinkling of the best Spaniards, and surrounded himself with a Spanish bodyguard.
His conversion is said to have taken place after an intense mental struggle; he was baptized by sprinkling, and without episcopal confirmation, when in hourly expectation of death; and on his recovery his Christianity retained all the gloomy character of its earliest stages.
She walked slowly, taking in everything from the patches of blue sky visible through the trees to the spring flowers sprinkling the forest floor.
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