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stumbling-block Sentence Examples

  • Being and not being are thus declared identical - a proposition which in this unqualified shape was to most people a stumbling-block at the very door of the system.

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  • "What kept these bodies apart was their separate historic origin and development, but especially the alienation caused by the ` Voluntary Controversy ' which had its roots in the difficult problems of civil law in its relation to religion, and the stumbling-block of the civil magistrate's authority in relation to the Christian conscience."

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  • Maimonides also wrote an Arabic commentary on the Mishnah, soon afterwards translated into Hebrew, commentaries on parts of the Talmud (now lost), and a treatise on Logic. His breadth of view anti- and his Aristotelianism were a stumbling-block to the orthodox, and subsequent teachers may be mostly classified as Maimonists or anti-Maimonists.

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  • Nor was their complexity a stumbling-block.

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  • The agreement between Chile and Bolivia, by which the disputed provinces were to be handed over to the latter country if Chilean possession was recognized, was also a stumbling-block, a strong feeling existed among Peruvians against this proceeding.

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  • Gawain, however, belonged to the pre-Christian stage of Grail tradition, and it is not surprising that writers, bent on spiritual edification, found him somewhat of a stumbling-block.

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  • 14 (not to put a stumbling block before the blind) is the ground for cautioning a father against striking an adult child, and Deut, xxv.

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  • Such ideas of relation are in truth the stumbling-block in Locke's philosophy, and Berkeley's empiricism is equally far from accounting for them.

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  • The fact that the gases with which we are most familiar are not rendered luminous by being heated in a tube to a temperature well above a white heat has often been a stumbling block and raised the not unreasonable doubt whether approximately homogeneous oscillations could ever be obtained by a mere thermal process.

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  • (3) It protects the molten iron against reoxidation, the greatest stumbling block in the way of the direct processes hitherto.

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  • His irrespressible and often daring humour, together with his frank distaste for much conventional religious phraseology, was a stumbling-block to some pious people.

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  • This introduction of the absolute became a stumbling-block to Feuerbach and other members of the " Left."

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  • of relativity of motion, which is often felt to be a stumbling-block on the very threshold of the subject, is to be judged.

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  • Therefore the Holy Ghost in His providence hath removed this stumbling-block," &c. &c. (In Sent.

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  • Zeno visited all the schools in turn, but seems to have attached himself definitely to the Cynics;, as a Cynic he composed at least one of his more important works, " the much admired Republic," which we know to have been later on a stumbling-block to the school.

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  • " Dipping," however, proved not only a stumbling-block to speed but to the production of continuous sheets of wax; and in the end Mr Weed, acting in concert with Mr A.

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  • apt to mislead, or to be a stumbling-block.

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  • Every thread seems to deal with some stumbling block or other, or at least momentary confusions.

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  • Cash flow is a stumbling block for many people with growing small businesses yet they resist going to a factor or invoice discounter.

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  • existence of evil is a terrible stumbling-block to the Theist.

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  • The stumbling block has been the EC's apparent insistence that GE should sell its GECAS aircraft leasing business.

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  • The core stumbling block remains the extent to which the richest nations cut their agricultural protectionism.

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  • Morse was a fascinating subject to us all, tho it did prove a stumbling block to a few.

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  • A major stumbling block preventing this from occurring is the crippling debt these developing countries will subsequently owe.

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  • That, I suggest, could be a significant stumbling block in the merger.

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  • All in all there was a great team spirit today with the main stumbling block being the good old British summertime.

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  • "What kept these bodies apart was their separate historic origin and development, but especially the alienation caused by the ` Voluntary Controversy ' which had its roots in the difficult problems of civil law in its relation to religion, and the stumbling-block of the civil magistrate's authority in relation to the Christian conscience."

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  • Maimonides also wrote an Arabic commentary on the Mishnah, soon afterwards translated into Hebrew, commentaries on parts of the Talmud (now lost), and a treatise on Logic. His breadth of view anti- and his Aristotelianism were a stumbling-block to the orthodox, and subsequent teachers may be mostly classified as Maimonists or anti-Maimonists.

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  • Nor was their complexity a stumbling-block.

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  • The agreement between Chile and Bolivia, by which the disputed provinces were to be handed over to the latter country if Chilean possession was recognized, was also a stumbling-block, a strong feeling existed among Peruvians against this proceeding.

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  • Gawain, however, belonged to the pre-Christian stage of Grail tradition, and it is not surprising that writers, bent on spiritual edification, found him somewhat of a stumbling-block.

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  • 14 (not to put a stumbling block before the blind) is the ground for cautioning a father against striking an adult child, and Deut, xxv.

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  • Such ideas of relation are in truth the stumbling-block in Locke's philosophy, and Berkeley's empiricism is equally far from accounting for them.

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  • The fact that the gases with which we are most familiar are not rendered luminous by being heated in a tube to a temperature well above a white heat has often been a stumbling block and raised the not unreasonable doubt whether approximately homogeneous oscillations could ever be obtained by a mere thermal process.

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  • (3) It protects the molten iron against reoxidation, the greatest stumbling block in the way of the direct processes hitherto.

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  • It is this latter which has been the stumbling-block to many past critics of Paracelsus, and unless its character is remembered it will be the same to others in the future.

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  • His irrespressible and often daring humour, together with his frank distaste for much conventional religious phraseology, was a stumbling-block to some pious people.

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  • This introduction of the absolute became a stumbling-block to Feuerbach and other members of the " Left."

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  • Being and not being are thus declared identical - a proposition which in this unqualified shape was to most people a stumbling-block at the very door of the system.

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  • of relativity of motion, which is often felt to be a stumbling-block on the very threshold of the subject, is to be judged.

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  • Therefore the Holy Ghost in His providence hath removed this stumbling-block," &c. &c. (In Sent.

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  • Zeno visited all the schools in turn, but seems to have attached himself definitely to the Cynics;, as a Cynic he composed at least one of his more important works, " the much admired Republic," which we know to have been later on a stumbling-block to the school.

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  • In several directions, and notably in administration, they carried their policy into effect; but the House of Lords (see PARLIAMENT) was an obvious stumbling-block to some of their more important Bills, and the Unionist control of that House speedily made itself felt, first in wrecking the Education Bill of 1906, then in throwing out the Licensing Bill of 1908, and finally (see LLOYD GEORGE, D.) in forcing a dissolution by the rejection of the budget of 1909, with its novel proposals for the increased taxation of land and licensed houses.

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  • " Dipping," however, proved not only a stumbling-block to speed but to the production of continuous sheets of wax; and in the end Mr Weed, acting in concert with Mr A.

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  • Morse was a fascinating subject to us all, tho it did prove a stumbling block to a few.

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  • A major stumbling block preventing this from occurring is the crippling debt these developing countries will subsequently owe.

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  • That, I suggest, could be a significant stumbling block in the merger.

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  • All in all there was a great team spirit today with the main stumbling block being the good old British summertime.

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  • You'll nurse this wound and if you don't find some way to reconcile your pain, it'll fester into a mighty stumbling block in your life.

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  • Don't let going out to eat be a stumbling block for your diet, get a copy of the guide, keep it handy, and you'll be equipped to make the best selections to help you reach your goal weight..

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