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stern Sentence Examples

  • Alex shot her a stern look and she made a face.

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  • She gave him a stern glare that made him smile.

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  • Carmen set her jaw and challenged them each with a stern look.

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  • Sarah gave him a stern look.

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  • He threw a stern look at Katie.

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  • Alex looked stern, and when Carmen met his gaze, he looked down at his plate.

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  • She brushed past Cade, giving him a stern look as she left the room.

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  • Señor Medena's gaze was stern, but his voice was calm.

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  • "Carmen," Alex interrupted in a stern tone.

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  • Then the Princess spoke in a stern voice:

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  • He rattled off his number and then gave Connie a stern look.

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  • He took something like an oarlock from his pocket and fastened it to the stern of the boat; then with a paddle which worked in this oarlock one of the boys could guide the boat while the other turned the paddle wheels.

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  • His voice was stern again.

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  • "Five," he reminded her in a stern tone.

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  • "Five," he reminded her in a stern tone.

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  • She answered as Martha giggled, earning a stern look.

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  • He paused beside them and turned a stern look on Carmen.

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  • He paused beside them and turned a stern look on Carmen.

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  • Ashley looked ready to refuse, but Jessi pushed her with a stern glare.

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  • She gave him a stern look.

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  • He could not be stern with that face.

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  • The tall lad was standing in front, flourishing his arm and saying something with a stern look.

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  • as introducing a discipline of stern repression which made the innocent gaieties of life impossible, and produced a dull uniformity of straitlaced manners and hypocritical morals.

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  • as introducing a discipline of stern repression which made the innocent gaieties of life impossible, and produced a dull uniformity of straitlaced manners and hypocritical morals.

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  • His stern gaze turned to Rob.

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  • She gave him what she hoped was a stern look.

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  • She let her stern gaze rest on each of the men before responding.

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  • She met his stern gaze.

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  • "Yes, you did, Dusty!" she said in as stern of a voice as a ten-year-old could muster.

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  • Lemarrois had just arrived at a gallop with Bonaparte's stern letter, and Murat, humiliated and anxious to expiate his fault, had at once moved his forces to attack the center and outflank both the Russian wings, hoping before evening and before the arrival of the Emperor to crush the contemptible detachment that stood before him.

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  • Sarah's tone had an anxious quality, and Giddon's expression was much too stern for the situation.

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  • On the day of the funeral Peter addressed to Alexius a stern letter of warning and remonstrance, urging him no longer to resemble the slothful servant in the parable, and threatening to cut him off, as though he were a gangrenous swelling, if he did not acquiesce in his father's plans.

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  • This stern, thin, pale face that looks so much older!

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  • Sarah gave Giddon a stern look and then returned her attention to Lisa.

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  • Next to the officer was a stern looking man in a suit and tie, arms crossed, staring straight ahead.

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  • Next to the officer was a stern looking man in a suit and tie, arms crossed, staring straight ahead.

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  • The man frowned and gave Yancey a stern look.

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  • After they left, Adrienne gave Brandon a stern look.

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  • She met his stern gaze archly.

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  • The old prince stopped writing and, as if not understanding, fixed his stern eyes on his son.

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  • Looking into that stern face, she felt like a child caught with her hand in the candy jar.

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  • Was that what Sarah had found so amusing the first day - the fact that she hadn't melted under Yancey's stern gaze?

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  • "Reinforcements?" said Napoleon in a tone of stern surprise, looking at the adjutant--a handsome lad with long black curls arranged like Murat's own--as though he did not understand his words.

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  • Running a hand through his hair in a way that Carmen had grown to recognize as a nervous habit, he addressed Lori in a tone that was both stern and conversational.

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  • The door flew open before she could knock to reveal a stern woman in a monk's brown robes.

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  • By the austere clothing and stern features, Katie assessed she was in some kind of religious convent.

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  • The door flew open before she could knock to reveal a stern woman in a monk's brown robes.

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  • I dust and sweep but a stern lady looks after the madam whose care is beyond my responsibilities.

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  • Alex caught up with them and dropped a stern gaze on Carmen.

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  • Alex looked up at him and Senor gave him a stern look.

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  • There were stern looks exchanged and then the group was gone, stomping and snapping their way up the stairs.

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  • He removed her translator from her ear as promised after a stern warning about not speaking to anyone.

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  • "I think it's about time we get you in bed before that stuff makes its rounds of your bloodstream," Dean said with a mock stern look.

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  • I queued my way past three minions before the stern voice growled, Reagan' in my ear.

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  • "Anyway," Keaton continued in a stern tone that wasn't unlike her father's, "you could get lost in the woods, or even injured.

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  • Carmen looked up at his face and found it as stern as his voice.

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  • Yancey gave her a stern look.

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  • Alex broke in with a stern response.

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  • And with a sad and rather stern look she told Natasha all that Pierre had said.

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  • She met his stern regard coolly.

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  • He was a native of Berri, like herself, a stern but kindly taskmaster who treated her much as Dr Johnson treated Fanny Burney.

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  • He was a native of Berri, like herself, a stern but kindly taskmaster who treated her much as Dr Johnson treated Fanny Burney.

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  • Louis, who soon became the most powerful prince in southern Germany, was called "the Stern," because in a fit of jealousy he caused his first wife, Maria of Brabant, to be executed in '256.

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  • Louis, who soon became the most powerful prince in southern Germany, was called "the Stern," because in a fit of jealousy he caused his first wife, Maria of Brabant, to be executed in '256.

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  • But despite himself, on his face too that same indication of something new and stern showed round the mouth.

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  • Pierre was about to ask, but seeing the stern expression of the adjutant who was also looking that way, he checked himself.

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  • All she could see was that his former stern and determined expression had altered to one of timidity and submission.

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  • When Alex gave her a stern look, her hostile gaze shifted to her plate.

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  • "What do you want?" demanded a third voice, in a stern, gruff accent.

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  • The stern woman whirled away from the door, leaving it open for him to follow.

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  • A door of one of the inner rooms opened and one of the princesses, the count's niece, entered with a cold, stern face.

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  • Her enormous figure stood erect, her powerful arms hanging down (she had handed her reticule to the countess), and only her stern but handsome face really joined in the dance.

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  • Hardly had Prince Andrew gone when the study door opened quickly and the stern figure of the old man in the white dressing gown looked out.

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  • The enemy ceased firing, and that stern, threatening, inaccessible, and intangible line which separates two hostile armies was all the more clearly felt.

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  • With the stern old prince and the gentle, timid Princess Mary, though he had scarcely known them, Pierre at once felt like an old friend.

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  • Pierre looked at that aged, stern, motionless, almost lifeless face and moved his lips without uttering a sound.

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  • The officer pointed with his hand to the smoke visible on the left beyond the river, and the same stern and serious expression that Pierre had noticed on many of the faces he had met came into his face.

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  • Looking at his cold face, as he sat like a stern schoolmaster who was prepared to wait awhile for an answer, Pierre felt that every instant of delay might cost him his life; but he did not know what to say.

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  • When he ventured to glance her way again her face was cold, stern, and he fancied even contemptuous.

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  • The footmen came in with sad and stern faces to change the candles, but no one noticed them.

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  • A stern expression of the lofty, secret suffering of a soul burdened by the body appeared on her face.

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  • Prince Vasili gave him a look of stern inquiry, as though what Pierre had just said was so strange that one could not take it in.

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  • He was still lying on the bed as before, but the stern expression of his quiet face made Princess Mary stop short on the threshold.

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  • All he had seen that day, all the significant and stern expressions on the faces he had seen in passing, were lit up for him by a new light.

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  • Well, what is Paris saying? he asked, suddenly changing his former stern expression for a most cordial tone.

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  • "See here," said the Dean in a stern voice, "that is not the way to deliver a message here.

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  • Cassie drew her brows down to feign a stern expression.

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  • And if anyone came into his room at such moments he was particularly cold, stern, and above all unpleasantly logical.

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  • The stern, shrewd, and penetrating expression of that look struck Pierre.

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  • On seeing the count the major- domo made a significant and stern gesture to them both to go away.

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  • He wished for nothing and hoped for nothing, and deep in his heart experienced a gloomy and stern satisfaction in an uncomplaining endurance of his position.

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  • And his cold, stern look replied: "Because you are alive and thinking of the living, while I..."

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  • A stern tone entered his voice.

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  • Close to the corner, on an overcoat, sat an old, unshaven, gray-bearded soldier as thin as a skeleton, with a stern sallow face and eyes intently fixed on Rostov.

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  • With its huge ungainly limbs sprawling unsymmetrically, and its gnarled hands and fingers, it stood an aged, stern, and scornful monster among the smiling birch trees.

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  • The countess finished her prayers and came to the bed with a stern face, but seeing, that Natasha's head was covered, she smiled in her kind, weak way.

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  • But in nothing in the house was the holiday so noticeable as in Marya Dmitrievna's broad, stern face, which on that day wore an invariable look of solemn festivity.

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  • The more emotional and ingratiating the expression of Natasha's face became, the more serious and stern grew Sonya's.

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  • Natasha, pale and stern, was sitting beside Marya Dmitrievna, and her eyes, glittering feverishly, met Pierre with a questioning look the moment he entered.

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  • Balashev noticed that his left leg was quivering faster than before and his face seemed petrified in its stern expression.

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  • Katie almost smiled at his fallen face as the stern voice of the Amazonian-size woman before them.

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  • Her stern gaze fell on Julia.

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  • Nicholas, with a stern and serious air which showed that now was no time for attending to trifles, went past Natasha and Petya who were trying to tell him something.

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  • Marya Dmitrievna, with her spectacles hanging down on her nose and her head flung back, stood in the hall doorway looking with a stern, grim face at the new arrivals.

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  • He shrugged, his tone becoming stern.

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  • He looked down at her, his eyes and face stern.

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  • "Carmen," his voice was stern.

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  • Finally he set the cup on the railing and turned to her, his gaze stern.

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  • He sighed again, gripping her shoulders, his gaze stern.

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  • His gaze was stern.

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  • He started to turn and then stopped, his expression turning stern.

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  • His gaze was back on her, intent and stern.

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  • His voice was stern.

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  • His expression became stern.

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  • He was merciful as a conqueror, stern as a disciplinarian, enterprising and wary as a general; while his courage, loyalty and forbearance seem to have been almost unsullied.

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  • The end is taken into the testing room in the cable-house and the conductor connected with the testing instruments, and, should the electrical tests continue satisfactory, the ship is put on the proper course and steams slowly ahead, paying out the cable over her stern.

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  • then to the paying-out drum P, from it to the dynamometer D, and finally to the stern pulley, over which it passes into the sea.

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  • Canal system of flow lines of current through the sea, and these might be detected by any other ships furnished with two plates dipping into the sea at stem and stern, and connected by a wire having a telephone in its circuit, provided that the two plates were not placed on the same equipotential surface of the original current flow lines.

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  • This type of stern is therefore often spoken of as protoslelic. In the Ferns there is clear evidence that the amphiphloic haplostele or protostele succeeded the simple (ectophloic) protostele in evolution, and that this in its turn gave rise to the solenostele, which was again succeeded by the dictyostele.

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  • The first formed portion of the stern in all species of Selaginella which have been investigated possesses an exarch haplostele.

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  • He took stern measures against the revolutionary elements in southern Italy, and his new cabinet was essentially military and conservative.

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  • The most useful modern books are Louis and Charles de Lomenie, Les Mirabeau (5 vols., 1878 and 1889); Alfred Stern, Das Leben Mirabeaus (1889).

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  • It is a proof of the dominating force of his father's character that it cost the younger Mill such an effort to shake off his stern creed about poetry and personal emotion.

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  • The crags which he flung at Britannia did indeed graze the stern and graze the prow of her craft.

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  • wide, curving out of the water at the ends, with ornamental bow and stern pieces and an iron beak (ferro), resembling a halberd, which is the highest part of the boat.

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  • The gondolier stands on a poppa at the stern with his face towards the bow, and propels the gondola with a single oar.

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  • Eager to win the first spoils, the German crusaders, who were in advance of the French, attempted a raid into the sultanate of Iconium; but after a stern fight at Dorylaeum they were forced to retreat (October 11 4 7), and for the most part perished by the way.

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  • The young Alexius joined the army; and in spite of the opposition of stern crusaders like Simon de Montfort, who sailed away ultimately to Palestine, he succeeded by large promises in inducing the army to follow in his train to Constantinople.

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  • Chevreul's views were confirmed in 1894 by Krafft and Stern.

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  • His high ideas on the subject made him a stern ruler.

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  • He turned first against the Byzantines, who were defeated several times; he took Cordova and chastised the Suevi; and then by stern measures he destroyed the power of those unruly and rebellious chieftains who had reduced former kings to the position of ciphers.

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  • As regards the latter consideration, it is enough to say that nowhere has productive industry developed itself in the form of voluntary effort; in every country of which we have any knowledge it was imposed by the strong upon the weak, and was wrought into the habits of the people only by the stern discipline of constraint.

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  • His advice was successfully followed, and the "Argo" made the passage unscathed, except for trifling damage to the stern.

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  • Jason's death, it is said, was afterwards caused by part of the stern giving way and falling upon him.

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  • After a stern conflict the French were 27, 1810.

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  • With these stern Protestant discourses may be contrasted the beautiful, but somewhat euphuistical sermons of St Francois de Sales (1605-1622), full of mystical imagery.

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  • Stern, on terrestrial magnetism by Goldschmidt, and on the method of least squares by K.

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  • The king himself quailed before that stern, august presence.

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  • 4 - stern denunciations which remind us somewhat of Amos.

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  • 4-21, which is as brilliant with the glow of lyric enthusiasm as the stern prophecy which precedes it is, from the same point of view, dull and uninspiring.

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  • Hutter was a stern champion of Lutheran orthodoxy, as set down in the confessions and embodied in his own Compendium locorum theologicorum (1610; reprinted 1863), being so faithful to his master as to win the title of "Luther redonatus."

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  • What was left of the force originally detailed for the landing at " V " beach contrived during the early hours by stern fighting to occupy some high ground hard by, and also to join hands with the troops landed at " W " beach.

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  • Stern, Zur Biographie des Papstes Urbans II.

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  • After a stay in Hail, where he had every opportunity of observing the character of the country and its inhabitants, and the hospitality and patriarchal, if sometimes stern, justice of its chief, he travelled on to Medina and Mecca, and returned thence to Cairo to report to his patron.

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  • Mecca itself was taken; plundering was forbidden, but the tombs of the saints and all objects of veneration were ruthlessly destroyed, and all ceremonies which seemed in the eye of the stern puritan conqueror to suggest the taint of idolatry were forbidden.

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  • It is a shallow saucerlike dish either mounted on a stern and foot or on a foot alone.

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  • (1369-1428), surnamed "the Warlike," elector and duke of Saxony, was the eldest son of Frederick "the Stern," count of Osterland, and Catherine, daughter and heiress of Henry VIII., count of Coburg.

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  • He ruled with a stern sway for nearly half a century, but the brilliance of his court, his encouragement of the fine arts and his decoration of the city with sumptuous edifices, to some extent compensated the Bolognese for the loss of their liberty.

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  • Stern, Wanderings among the Falashas in Abyssinia (London, 1862); Joseph Halevy, Travels in Abyssinia (trans.

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  • One of these problems, illustrated by experiment, deals with an ingenious mode of propelling vessels by the reaction of water ejected from the stern.

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  • Among the more recent are: Sdmtliche Werke (Stuttgart, 1890), edited by Adolf Stern; by H.

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  • He had a stern love of justice, and a determined hatred of everything savouring of jobbery or dishonesty.

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  • to get stern to sea.

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  • The Columbia river canoe resembled that of the Amur, the bow and stern being pointed at the water-line.

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  • Carnot was a stern and sincere republican, and voted for the execution of the king.

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  • He omits all the reasons for this stern prophecy.

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  • In the same years, stern military suppression accompanied by much bloodshed was applied in Albania and Macedonia; taxation and conscription were enforced, the national schools closed, and Turkish decreed as the official language.

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  • The dominating features of south New Zealand are not ferny plateaus or volcanic cones, but stern chains of mountains.

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  • At Austerlitz he had the satisfaction of witnessing the actual results of his artillery reforms. The commissariat scandals which came to light after the peace of Tilsit convinced the emperor that nothing short of the stern and incorruptible energy of Arakcheev could reach the sources of the evil, and in January 1808 he was appointed inspector-general and war minister.

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  • Stern, La legislation ouvriere tchecoslovaque (1921); J.

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  • The stern government of Nicholas was, however, so far effective that Poland remained quiescent during the Crimean War, in which many Polish soldiers fought in the Russian army.

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  • Leo, temperamentally stern, hard-working in spite of bodily infirmity, died at Rome on the 10th of February 1829.

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  • third, from those prophets who were filled with the stern spirit of primitive Christianity and imposed on churches, now becoming assimilated to the world, obligations which these were neither able nor willing to fulfil.

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  • Stern, in Rev. eg.

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  • Stern measures of suppression were directed not only against them but against " Goddis Lawe," the book for which they pleaded with such passionate earnestness.

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  • The size and character of this house, probably, at the time of its erection, the most spacious house of a subject in the kingdom, not a castle, bespeaks the wide departure of the Cistercian order from the stern simplicity of the original foundation.

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  • His sympathetic nature was influenced by indignation against the brutal methods adopted towards prisoners, especially political prisoners, and by the stern measures which the government of the tsar felt compelled to adopt in order to repress the revolutionary movement.

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  • In 1755 the British took the stern step of deporting the Acadian French from Nova Scotia.

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  • was nevertheless an even greater statesman than the stern and majestic Sigismund I.

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  • strong, stern, able, devoted woman of the old Puritan school, Calvinist in religion, unsparing of herself and others, rigid in her ideas of duty, proud, reserved and ungracious.

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  • The high carved prow and stern give the craft almost a crescent shape.

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  • Henceforward quiet prevailed, and Boniface ruled as a stern master in Rome.

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  • g, d, b, m, 'h, are regarded as prefixes, and are called so for all purposes, though they belong sometimes to the stern.

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  • Stern Premonstratensian canons wanted no congregations, and cared for no possessions; therefore they built their church like a long room.

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  • C. Stern, "Die ossianische Heldenlieder "in Zeitschrift fiir vergleichende Litteratur-geschichte (1895; Eng.

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  • His government was stern; he over-rode the privileges of the baronage without regard to precedent; he persisted in keeping large districts under the arbitrary and vexatious jurisdiction of the forest-courts.

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  • In military and naval use "to rake" means to enfilade, to fire so that the shot may pass lengthwise along a ship, a line of soldiers, entrenchments, &c. In the nautical sense of the projection or slope of a ship's bows or stern or the inclination of a mast, the word is apparently an adaptation of the Scandinavian raka, to reach, in the sense of reach forward.

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  • As the ship commenced to make stern way he blew the charges, and the crews got into two cutters which were picked up by the "Whirlwind" and a motor launch.

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  • Dean) was waiting and took the crew on board, and then making the cutter fast to his stem went out of harbour stern first at full speed.

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  • between the stern of the "Iphigenia" and the pier, and by dredging along the edge and fixing up warping bollards it was made possible to warp submarines in and out at high water.

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  • In the course of a long reign Louis, who was called the Stern, became the most powerful prince in southern Germany.

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  • Disputes had been constantly recurring between Dutch and English traders in the East Indies and elsewhere, and the seeds were already sown of that stern rivalry which was to issue in a series of fiercely contested wars.

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  • advance; this was quickly followed up by the crushing defeat Lee acted in a stern and energetic fashion, holding courts, of the Federal army under Pope, the invasion of Maryland and sentencing many offenders to death and overcoming the hostility the sanguinary and indecisive battle of the Antietam, of the English border lords.

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  • In Pinus the only leaves produced on the main stern and the lateral shoots are scales, the acicular leaves of the tree growing from axillary shoots.

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  • The princes had long been chafing under the royal power; they had shaken even so stern an autocrat as Henry III., and the authority of Henry IV.

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  • His family came on both sides of middle-class people, and it was probably only as a joke that Godwin, a stern political reformer and philosophical radical, attempted to trace his pedigree to a time before the Norman conquest and the great earl Godwine.

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  • Throughout the whole of the argument there is strong commonsense and a stern severity unrelieved by conscious humour.

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  • In 1880 Ludwig Stern (Koptische Grammatik) admirably classified the grammatical forms of Coptic. The much more difficult task of recovering the grammar of Egyptian has occupied thirty years of special study by Adolf Erman and his school at Berlin, and has now reached an advanced stage.

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  • Misrule and oppression in every form now again prevailed throughout the Sudan, while the slave traders, exasperated by Gordons stern measures, were ready to revolt.

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  • had left the ecclesiastical states called for prompt and stern measures.

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  • The poet Aarestrup (in 1848) declared that Blicher had raised the Danish language to the dignity of Icelandic. Blicher is a stern realist, in many points akin to Crabbe, and takes a singular position among the romantic idealists of the period, being like them, however, in the love of precise and choice language, and hatred of the mere commonplaces of imaginative writing.

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  • The religious atmosphere of Ganja, besides, was most favourable to such a state of mind; the inhabitants, being zealous Sunnites, allowed nobody to dwell among them who did not come up to their standard of orthodoxy, and it is therefore not surprising to find that Nizami abandoned himself at an early age to a stern ascetic life, as full of intolerance to others as dry and unprofitable to himself.

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  • They are generally excellent rulers, stern but patient and just.

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  • He was respected for his integrity and independence, and a stern outside covered warm affections.

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  • Prow and stern rose high; and the former was carved most often into the likeness of a snake's or dragon's head: so generally that " dragon " or " worm " (snake) became synonymous with a war-ship. The warriors were well armed.

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  • Jesus replied with a stern rebuke, addressing the questioners as hypocrites, and exposing the falsity of a system which allowed the breach of fundamental commandments in order that traditional regulations might be observed.

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  • Presently we find an offer of discipleship met by the warning that " the Son of Man " is a homeless wanderer; and then the stern refusal of a request for leave to perform a father's funeral rites.

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  • In such a condition of affairs it is hardly surprising to find that the great and stern Teacher congratulates the poor and has nothing but pity for the rich; that He has no interest at all in comfort or property.

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  • It is mainly a record of teaching, and the teaching is for the most part stern and paradoxical.

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  • In this He seems to be carrying the Baptist's stern mission of purification from the desert into the heart of the sacred city, and so fulfilling, perhaps consciously, the solemn prophecy of Malachi which opens with the words: " Behold, I will send My Messenger, and He shall prepare the way before Me; and the Lord whom ye seek shall suddenly come to His Temple " (Mal.

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  • From his father, whose stern, somewhat pedantic nature repelled warmer feelings on the part of the children, Goethe inherited that "holy earnestness" and stability of character which brought him unscathed through temptations and passions, and held the balance to his all too powerful imagination.

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  • All this went to feed revival, which, founded on fear, refused to see in Jesus Christ anything but a stern judge, and made the Virgin Mother and Anna the "grandmother" the intercessors; which found consolation in pilgrimages from shrine to shrine; which believed in crude miracles, and in the thought that God could be best served within convent walls.

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  • Jesus in the painted window of Mansfeld church, stern of face, sword in hand, sitting on a rainbow, coming to judge; an altarpiece at Magdeburg, in which a ship with its crew was sailing on to heaven, carrying no layman on board; the deeds of St Elizabeth emblazoned on the window of St George's parish church at Eisenach; the living pictures of a young nobleman who had turned monk to save his soul, of a monk, the holiest man Luther had ever known, who was aged far beyond his years by his maceration; and many others of the same kind.

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  • von Stern, Zur Entstehung and ursprunglichen Bedeutung des Ephorats in Sparta (Berlin, 1894).

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  • Throughout his life he profited by the gift of attaching to himself the right men, whether as patrons or, like Weidenbach and Stern, as assistants.

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  • But General Nott held Kandahar with a stern hand, and General Sale, who had reached Jalalabad from Kabul at the beginning.of the outbreak, maintained that important point gallantly.

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  • He is an earnest, sometimes stern and sometimes pathetic, preacher of righteousness, who despises the mere graces of style and the subtleties of an abstruse logic. He has no patience with mere antiquarian study of the Stoical writers.

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  • A lifting bridge at the wharf-end, which the ferry approached stern on, enabled accurate connection of rails at all suites of the tide, the process of embarking a train requiring ordinarily not more than 15 minutes.

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  • Stern, and the Scand.

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  • The first great inrush of population, following the discovery of gold and the opening of the railway, brought many desperate characters, who were held in check only by the stern, swift measures of frontier justice.

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  • Five years (1835-1840) were spent in Switzerland and Italy, in semi-retirement in the company of Madame la comtesse d'Agoult (George Sand's friend and would-be rival, known in literary circles as " Daniel Stern," by whom Liszt had three children, one of them afterwards Frau Cosima Wagner): these years were devoted to further study in playing and composition, and were interrupted only by occasional appearances at Geneva, Milan, Florence and Rome, and by annual visits to Paris, when a famous contest with Thalberg took place in 1837.

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  • Both these divine figures have grown out of Vedic conceptions - the genial Vishnu mainly out of a not very prominent solar deity of the same name; whilst the stern Siva, i.e.

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  • Indeed, the personality of the stern God himself exhibits this feature in a very marked degree, whence the term mahayogi or" great ascetic "is often applied to him.

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  • TERN (Norsk taerne, tenne or tende; Swedish tdrna; Dutch Stern l y, the name now applied generally to a group of sea-birds, 1 " Starn " was used in Norfolk in the 19th century as a name for the bird commonly known as the black tern, thus confirming Turner, who, in 1544, describes what seems to have been the same c, roy al cell.

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  • Stern and ambitious he certainly was, but his aims can scarcely be said to have exceeded his prerogatives as emperor; and though he had sometimes recourse when in straits to expedients almost diabolically ingenious in their cruelty, yet his general conduct was marked by a clemency which in that age was exceptional.

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  • Stern wrote at length on the subject in Crelle's Journal (x., 1833; xi., 1834; xviii., 1838).

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  • Seidel and Stern.

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  • Chrystal in English; Serret's Cours d'algebre supe'rieure in French; and in German those of Stern, Schlomilch, Hatterdorff and Stolz.

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  • His graceful and captivating style was imitated by IIakIm Khabbaz of Nishkptfr, a great baker, poet and quack; Aba Shuaib ~klili of HerSt, who left a spirited little song in honor of a young Christian maiden; Raunaqi of Bokhgra; Abtil-Fat,l7 of Bust, who was also a good Arabic poet; the amIr Aba l-Ilasan All AlagatchI, who handled the pen as skilfully as the sword; Umara of Merv, a famous astronomer; and Kisf, a native of the sametown, a man of stern and ascetic manners, who sang in melodious rhythm the praise of Al!

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  • This prolific writer, having performed the pilgrimage to Mecca, devoted himself to a stern ascetic life, and to the composition of Sufic works, partly in prose, as in his valuable Biography of Eminent Mystic Divines, but mostly in the form of mathnawis (upwards of twenty in number), among which the Pandndma, or Book of Counsels, and the Mantili-uf (air, ox the Speeches of Birds, occupy the first rank.

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  • von Stern, Geschichte der spartanischen and thebanischen Hegemonie (1884).

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  • This God he could not discover in the Old Testament; on the contrary, he saw there the revelation of a just, stern, jealous, wrathful and variable God, who requires from his servants blind obedience, fear and outward righteousness.

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  • In the Holy of Holies was a " cloud of light " (shekinah), symbolical of the presence of Yahweh, and before it stood the candlestick with six branches, on each of which and on the central stern was a lamp eternally burning; while in the forecourt was an altar on which the sacred fire was never allowed to go out.

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  • Stern, Geschichte der spartanischen and thebanischen Hegemonie (Dorpat, x88 4), pp. 44 - 2 4 6; E.

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  • It has been well said that the old heroes of the republic were unconscious Stoics, fitted by their narrowness, their stern simplicity and devotion to duty for the almost Semitic earnestness of the new doctrine.

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  • Throughout his reign he strengthened the central government at the expense of the aristocracy and the Church, by a stern enforcement of law and order.

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  • If we place a small floating body in a shallow vessel of water and wet one side of it with alcohol or ether, it will move off with great velocity and skim about on the surface of the water, the part wet with alcohol being always the stern.

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  • Stern (Kiel, 1904); and the Mitteilungen der Gesellschaft fiir Kieler Stadtgeschichte (Kiel, 1877, 1904).

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  • von Stern, Theodosia (German and Russian, Odessa, 1906); E.

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  • For the most part this is founded on Dutch models, and testifies in a high degree to the king's progressive aims. Provision was made for the better education of the lower, and the restriction of the political influence of the higher clergy; there were stern prohibitions against wreckers and "the evil and unchristian practice of selling peasants as if they were brute beasts"; the old trade gilds were retained, but the rules of admittance thereto made easier, and trade combinations of the richer burghers, to the detriment of the smaller tradesmen, were sternly forbidden.

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  • Viewed in this light Petrarch anticipated the Italian Renaissance in its weakness - that philosophical superficiality, that tendency to ornate rhetoric, that preoccupation with stylistic trifles, that want of profound conviction and stern sincerity, which stamp its minor literary products with the note of mediocrity.

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  • from the stern of a steamboat, as the bird is following in the wake of the vessel.

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  • To an axis at the stern of the car a triangular frame is attached, resembling the tail of a bird, which is also covered with canvas or oiled silk.

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  • The body of the machine was oblong in shape, with the fore-part cut away like a water-chute boat, and a long counter at the stern over which the propellers revolved.

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  • Mr Stern arrived in Abyssinia in 1860, and after a visit to Europe returned in 1863, accompanied by Mr and Mrs Rosenthal.'

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  • In November despatches were received from England, but no answer to the emperor's letter, and this, together with a visit paid by Captain Cameron to the Egyptian frontier town of Kassala, greatly offended him; accordingly in January 1864 Captain Cameron and his suite,with Messrs Stern and Rosenthal, were cast into prison.

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  • Balancing these mystic joys is the stern tone of his Resolutions, in which he is almost ascetic in his eagerness to live earnestly and soberly, to waste no time, to maintain the strictest temperance in eating and drinking.

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  • Among them were: his son Pierrepont (1750-1826), a brilliant but erratic member of the Connecticut bar, tolerant in religious matters and bitterly hated by stern Calvinists, a man whose personal morality resembled greatly that of Aaron Burr; his grandsons, William Edwards (1770-1851), an inventor of important leather rolling machinery; Aaron Burr the son of Esther Edwards; Timothy Dwight (1752-1817), son of Mary Edwards, and his brother Theodore Dwight, a federalist politician, a member, the secretary and the historian of the Hartford Convention; his great-grandsons, Tryon Edwards (1809-1894) and Sereno Edwards Dwight, theologian, educationalist and author; and his great-great-grandsons, Theodore William Dwight, the jurist, and Timothy Dwight, second of that name to be president of Yale.

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  • In 1844, after the disasters of the Afghan war had shaken the prestige of British arms in India, no less than seven native regiments broke into open mutiny over grievances both real and fancied; and this time the old stern measures were not adopted to stamp out military disobedience.

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  • Lord Canning, the governor-general, who had at first hoped that he had only to deal with isolated cases of disaffection, at last recognized that the plague was epidemic, and that only stern measures could stay it.

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  • The loyalty of the independent Sikh chiefs, headed by Patiala, and the stern measures which had been taken with the sepoy regiments enabled Lawrence to reinforce this little army with every available man and gun from the Punjab, in addition to Sikh and Pathan levies.

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  • The stern determination of the British troops, which alone made possible the reduction of Delhi with so inadequate a force, was intensified, if possible, by the ghastly story of The Mass- Cawnpore.

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  • He looks too old for his years, but quite unbroken; the character of a veteran sage has fully imprinted itself on his countenance; the features are grand, clear and deeply lined, the mouth firmly set and almost stern, the eyes strong and intent beneath their bushy eyebrows, the hair flows untrimmed over his shoulders and commingles with a majestic beard.

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  • As it was, these studies of Leonardo - "studies intense of strong and stern delight" - seemed to his trivial followers and biographers merely his whims and fancies, ghiribizzi, things to be spoken of slightingly and with apology.

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  • The vascular bundle entering the stern from a leaf with a single vein passes by a more or less direct course into the central cylinder of the stem, and does not assume the girdle-like form characteristic of the cycadean leaf-trace.

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  • The stern simplicity of Calvinism, indeed, would not tolerate religious processions of any kind, and from the "Reformed" Churches they vanished altogether.

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  • Indeed, he was considered by his stern brethren as somewhat too fond and indulgent a parent.

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  • Lasne, an engraver of Caen), represent him as a man of serious, almost of stern countenance, and this agrees well enough with such descriptions as we have of his appearance, and with the idea of him which we should form from his writings and conduct.

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  • Among the Calvinistic bodies in the British Isles and abroad kirk-discipline has been a stern reality; but in none of them is there private confession or priestly absolution.

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  • him much stern schooling, but this seems only to have inspired him with a deeply rooted dislike for official work of any kind.

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