The Grand Duke was there because it suited him to be.
He had become the perfect gentleman, and that suited her fine.
Quinn resided in his own world, immersed in the science of things and not suited to lead.
As any dream sessions needed to take place in Massachusetts where Quinn's test items were now located, we decided Martha was best suited as coordinator of the event.
Cyprus has a soil and climate suited to cotton, which was formerly grown here on a large scale.
He had a benevolence of manner suited to the philanthropy of his mind.
Of course, I have no sense whatever of dramatic action, and could make only random guesses; but with masterful art he suited the action to the word.
His pale and mud-stained face--fair and young, with a dimple in the chin and light-blue eyes--was not an enemy's face at all suited to a battlefield, but a most ordinary, homelike face.
The climate of the pampas is temperate and healthy, and is admirably suited to agricultural and pastoral pursuits.
She stood across the parking lot, talking to three suited men.
Hmm, that's good, they seem well suited.
No, I just got rid of the goats and started doing the work you thought I was suited to.
The produce is usually leaf of considerable size, of medium colour and suited only for cigarette and pipe smoking.
Wheat was so great a glut in the market that various methods were devised for feeding it to stock, a purpose for which it is not specially suited; in thus utilizing the grain, however, a smaller loss was often incurred than in sending it to market.
crop is shrinking in area the tendency is to withdraw from it first the land least suited to its growth.
"He's better suited to be the White God than I ever was," Darian said.
The effect is magnificent, and admirably suited to the dignity of the trombone.
In the time of Bach such writing was beautifully suited to enliven the dry glitter of the harpsichord, and Bach's duets for clavier and violin seem to have been sometimes played as trios with a violoncello playing from the clavier bass.
This could be fixed, within certain limits, at whatever pitch suited the composition; but on the horn it could be only very partially filled out by notes of a muffled quality produced by inserting the hand into the bell of the instrument, a device impossible on the trumpet.
By this agreement the Postmaster-General agreed to purchase all plant, land and buildings of the National Telephone Company in use at the date of the agreement or constructed after that date in accordance with the specification and rules contained in the agreement, subject to the right of the Postmaster-General to object to take over any plant not suited to his requirements.
The province is not notably well suited to agriculture, but in forests it is the richest in Prussia, and the timber trade is large.
The task was one eminently well suited to his powers, and the execution of it was marked by great skill in definition and arrangement.
It is much visited for the sake of its mild climate, the grand cliffs, moors and hills of the neighbourhood, and the beach, admirably suited for bathing.
In adopting foreign innovations, he showed, like the Japanese of the present day, no sentimental preference for any particular nation, and was ready to borrow from the Germans, Dutch, English, Swedes or French whatever seemed best suited for his purpose.
Academic studies were, however, not suited to his active and adventurous character.
The highest land does not rise to a greater height than 10,250 ft.; the climate is well suited for agriculture, and the islands generally are fertile and fairly cultivated, though not coming up to the standard of Java either in wealth or population.
Its animals and plants have a special character suited to the peculiar climatal conditions, more closely allied to those of the adjacent northern Siberian tract than of the other bordering regions.
Unfortunately the removal of the child suited the plans of the comte de Provence (now Louis XVIII.
for the emigres) as well as it suited the revolutionary government, and no serious attempt was made by the royal family to ascertain the truth, though they paid none of the tributes to the memory of the dead king which might reasonably have been expected, had they been convinced of his death.
The fulness and accuracy of the text, combined with the neat beauty of its coloured plates, have gone far to promote the study of ornithology in Germany, and while essentially a popular work, since it is suited to the comprehension of all readers, it is throughout written with a simple dignity that commends it to the serious and scientific. Its twelfth and last volume was published in 1844 - by no means too long a period for so arduous and honest a performance, and a supplement was begun in 1847; but, the editor - or author as he may be fairly called - dying in 1857, this continuation was finished in 1860 by the joint efforts of J.
But the tenacity with which it was clung to, proved that it was suited to the community; and whether helpful or harmful to, it was not inconsistent with, the continuance of growth and prosperity.
Priestley displayed much ingenuity in devising apparatus suited to his requirements and in carrying out and varying his experiments; it was in the interpretation of results that he was deficient.
In the lower river lands Egyptian cotton has been the most successful, whilst Upland cotton is more suited to the highlands.
Some of the native cottons are of fair quality, but Egyptian cotton appears likely to be best suited for growing for export.
The bulk of the cotton is of very short staple, about three-quarters of an inch, and is not well suited to the requirements of the English spinner, but very large mills specially fitted to deal with short-stapled cottons have been erected in India and consume about one-half the total crop, the remainder being exported to Germany and other European countries, Japan and China.
In the future Korea may become an important source of supply for Japan, especially if, as appears likely, Korea proves suited to the cultivation of American cotton.
Without the active intervention of a strong body of interested parties it is sometimes unlikely that new industries will be undertaken even in places well suited for them.
They preferred an unwritten law, as Prutz suggests, partly because it suited the barristers (who often belonged to the baronage, for the Frankish nobles were "great pleaders in court and out of court"), and partly because the high court was left unbound so long as there was no written code.
But the Arabic character is even less suited to Malay than to the other Eastern languages on which it has been foisted.
As it is rich in specific expressions for the various aspects of certain ideas, it is requisite to employ always the most appropriate term suited to the particular aspect.
These two sections were allotted respectively to Manasseh and to Reuben and Gad, both districts being peculiarly suited to the pastoral and nomadic character of these tribes.
For a time the government, while keeping itself informed of his activities, left him alone; for it suited the Directory to let the socialist agitation continue, in order to frighten the people from joining in any royalist movement for the overthrow of the existing regime.
Ptolemy's great merit consists in having accepted the views of Hipparchus with respect to a projection suited for a map of the world.
It had been found by experience that the charta Augusta was, from its fineness and porous nature, ill suited for literary use; it was accordingly reserved for correspondence only, and for other purposes was replaced by the new paper.
and the faithful did but use their liberty in the way that suited them best, burying their dead according to a fashion to which many of them had been long accustomed, and which enabled them at the same time to follow in death the example of him who was also their model in life."
of the Red river is fairly well suited to sugar-growing, it is still true that sugar cannot, over much of this area, be grown to so great advantage as other crops.
With the exception of the highway from Pnom-Penh (q.v.) the capital, to Kampot, the roads of Cambodia are not suited for vehicles.
The use of the first two is restricted, as they are suited only for galena ores or mixtures of galena and carbonate, which contain not less than 58% lead and not more than 4% silica; further, ores to be treated in the ore-hearth should run low in or be free from silver, as the loss in the fumes is excessive.
The desilverized lead, which retains o 6-0.7% zinc, has to be refined before it is suited for industrial use.
The business of the town is chiefly connected with the interests of the sheep and cattle farmers of the Riverina district, a plain country, in the main pastoral, but suited in some parts for cultivation.
Steel, which is well suited for the construction of permanent magnets, is said to possess great " coercive force."
The distinguishing feature of the first is the steepness of its outlines; this indicates that the induction increases rapidly in relation to the magnetic force, and hence the metal is well suited for the construction of dynamo magnets.
The skull is conical, stout and heavy, and the teeth, although sharper and less rounded than those of badgers, are less suited to a carnivorous diet than those of stoats, weasels and martens.
The Brazilian Company founded by Vieyra, which so materially contributed to preserve its South American possessions to Portugal, had been abolished in 1721 by John V.; but such an instrument being well suited to the bold spirit of Pombal, he established a chartered company again in 1755, to trade exclusively with Maranhao and Para; and in 1759, in spite of the remonstrance of the British Factory at Lisbon, formed another company for Parahyba and Pernambuco.
Her husband died, apparently in the early years of her marriage, leaving her with two children, Athalaric;and Matasuentha.,;On the death of her father in 526, she succeeded him, acting as regent for her son, but being herself deeply imbued with the old Roman culture, she gave to that son's education a more refined and literary turn than suited the ideas of her Gothic subjects.
He lacked the lofty intellect of a Cosimo or a Lorenzo, and the atmosphere of libertyloving Siena with its ever-changing factions was in no way suited to his purpose.
The newer works enclose an area more suited to the needs of modern warfare: the chain of detached forts along the ridges of the left bank has a total length of 72 m., and the centre of this chain is supported by numerous forts and batteries lying between it and the citadel.
The British settlers soon realized that the coast lands were suited to the cultivation of tropical or semi-tropical products, and from 1852 onward sugar, coffee, cotton and arrow-root were introduced, tea being afterwards substituted for coffee.
Owing to its wide stretches of pasture-land Hungary is admirably suited for cattle-raising, and in the government " economies " the same care has been bestowed on improving the breed of horned beasts as in the case of horses.
When at the last moment war was averted by the surrender of Serbia and Russia, an attempt was made to withdraw the article, but the first copies had already been issued: and Count Aehrenthal now had the double embarrassment of the Zagreb trial, which no longer served any purpose of foreign policy, but suited the aggressive game of Budapest against Zagreb, and of a libel action brought against Friedjung by those leaders of the Serbo-Croat coalition whose honour he had impugned.
a crystal or glass circular disk, more suited to the shape of the sacred wafer; this is mounted in a frame of golden rays, and the whole is supported by a stem and bases.
- Although lying on the border of and partly within the tropics, the Transvaal, owing to its high general elevation, and to the absence of extensive marshy tracts, enjoys on the whole a healthy invigorating climate, well suited to the European constitution.
either in the shaft furnace or the reverberatory; the former is the better suited to stream tin, the latter to lode tin, but either ore can be smelted in either way, although reverberatory practice yields a purer metal.
The retention of the tropical pattern by the Highlanders is due directly to environment, since the kilt is better suited than trousers for walking over wet heather.
5 and 6), which took the form of simple, incised lines, or bands of shallow oval or hexagonal hollows, was more suited to the material than the deep prismatic cutting of comparatively recent times.
Here the tropical heat is tempered by constant trade winds, there is perfect immunity from hurricanes, the soil is peculiarly suited for cane-growing, and by the use of specially-prepared fertilizers and an ample supply of water at command for irrigation the land yields from 50 to 90 tons of canes per acre, from which from 12 to 14% of sugar is produced.
In this manner organisms obtained from red clover can be grown and applied to the seed of red clover; and similar inoculation can be arranged for other species, so that an application of the bacteria most suited to the particular crop to be cultivated can be assured.
The variety grown is usually of the Virginia type, and the leaf is coarse, dark and heavy, and suited to the manufacture of plug and snuff.
In Ceylon tobacco is grown in the northern portion of the island; the produce is but little suited to the European market and is mainly exported to southern India and Cochin China.
The tobacco best suited for snuff-making Snuff.
Its chief characteristic is the bareness and aridity of its surface; one-third of the whole desert, and of the remainder only a small proportion is suited to settled life, owing to its scanty water-supply and uncertain rainfall.
Byzantium); others as in the Hejaz were ruled in smaller communities by members of leading families, while in various parts of the peninsula were wandering Arabs still maintaining the traditions of old family and tribal rule, forming no state, sometimes passing, as suited them, under the influence and protection of one or another of the greater powers.
The monotony and lifelessness of this form of architecture are shown in the meaningless way in which details, suited only to the Venetian methods of veneering walls with thin marble slabs, are copied in the solid marbles of Verona.
A special feature of their art is that, while often closely and minutely imitating natural objects, such as birds, flowers and fishes, the especial objects of their predilection and study, they frequently combine the facts of external nature with a conventional mode of treatment better suited to their purpose.
Thus far the great obstacle has been that pictures painted in accordance with Western canons are not suited to Japanese interiors and do not appeal to the taste of the most renowned Japanese connoisseurs.
Japanese bronze is well suited for castings, not only because of its low melting-point, great fluidity and capacity for taking sharp impressions, but also because it has a particularly smooth surface and readily develops a fine patina.
~The nature of its paste and glaze adapted it for the infusion of powdered tea, and its homely character suited the austere canons of the tea ceremonies.
When it suited his interests he sanctioned the systematic corruption of members of parliament, and he condoned massacres like those at the Hague or in Glencoe.
For that work the Augustan age, as the end of one great cycle of events and the beginning of another, was eminently suited, and a writer who, by his gifts of imagination and sympathy, was perhaps better fitted than any other man of antiquity for the task, and who through the whole of this period lived a life of literary leisure, was found to do justice to the subject.
His power of continuous narrative is best seen in the Metamorphoses, written in hexameters to which he has imparted a rapidity and precision of movement more suited to romantic and picturesque narrative than the weighty self-restrained verse of Virgil.
The imitative impulse, which had much of the character of a creative impulse, and had resulted in the appropriation of the forms of poetry suited to the Roman and Italian character and of the metres suited to the genius of the Latin language, no longer stimulated to artistic effort.
The tempestuous politics of the war and reconstruction period suited his aggressive nature and constructive talent.
The influence of Epicureanism was wholly destructive to religion, but not perhaps very widespread: Stoicism became the creed of the educated classes and produced several attempts, notably those of Scaevola and Varro, at a reconciliation of philosophy and popular religion, in which it was maintained that the latter was in itself untrue, but a presentation of a higher truth suited to the capacity of the popular mind.
It used to be called " quartation " or " inquartation," from the fact that the alloy best suited for the operation of refining contained 3 parts of.silver to I of gold.
The soil throughout the greater portion of Bastar consists of light clay, with an admixture of sand, suited for raising rice and wet crops.
It is especially used for drying hops and malt, and in blast furnaces where a high temperature is required, but it is not suited for reverberatory furnaces.
Long-wall work is best suited for thin coals, and those having a good roof, i.e.
Stuff containing a considerable amount of clay is found to be the best suited for the purpose of filling, as it consolidates readily under pressure.
By reason of their intermittent action they are only suited for use in driving galleries or in pillar-and-stall workings.
This system presents the greatest advantages in point of economy of driving power, especially where the gradients are variable, but is expensive in first cost, and is not well suited for curves, and branch roads cannot be worked continuously, as a fresh set of pulleys worked by bevel gearing is required for each branch.
It is particularly well suited to mines where groups of seams at different depths are worked simultaneously.
Calamy was an active member in the Westminster assembly of divines, and, refusing to advance to Congregationalism, found in Presbyterianism the middle course which best suited his views of theology and church government.
The picture exactly suited the temper of the times, and was an immense success.
Whereas most of the species have hoofs of normal shape, in some, such as the nakong, or situtunga (Tragelaphus spekei), these are greatly elongated, in order to be suited for walking in soft mud, and these have accordingly been separated as Limnotragus.
Metals were used for money at an early stage of civilization, and are well suited to the purpose, owing to their great intrinsic value and their durability, indestructibility, divisibility and rarity.
Extremely well suited for sheep-farming, the natural pastures of the country were quickly parcelled out into huge pastoral crown leases, held by prosperous licensees, the squatters, who in many cases aspired to become a country gentry by turning their leases into freeholds.
In 1856 Trench was raised to the deanery of Westminster, probably the position which suited him best.
The clergy of some cathedrals (in England, Carlisle), and of a great number of collegiate churches all over western Europe, responded to the appeal; and the need of a rule of life suited to the new regime produced, towards the end of the 11 th century, the so-called Rule of St.
The "work" contemplated by St Benedict was ordinarily field work, as was natural in view of the conditions of the time and best suited to the majority of the monks; but the principle laid down is that the monks should do whatever work is most useful.
The vibrograph is also well suited for the same purpose, and so in an especial manner is Helmholtz's double siren, in which, by continually turning round the upper box, a note is produced by it more or less out of tune with the note formed by the lower chest, according as the handle is moved more or less rapidly, and most audible beats ensue.
Their strategy was to gain time without immobilizing themselves so far that the Japanese could impose a decisive action at the moment that suited them best.
It is, therefore, a type specially suited for great spans.
Rankine proved (Applied Mechanics, p. 370) that the necessary strength of a stiffening girder would be only one-seventh part of that of an independent girder of the same span as the bridge, suited to carry the same moving load (not including the dead weight of the girder which is supported by the chain).
As an actress Nell Gwyn was largely indebted to Dryden, who seems to have made a special study of her airy, irresponsible personality, and who kept her supplied with parts which suited her.
The bulk of industry found itself faced with the impossibility of disposing of the goods previously manufactured, and acted in consequence as best suited the interests of the moment: there were general dismissals of workmen, and enterprises were restricted or suspended.
of the valley consist of glacial drift, and are well suited to the growing of grain.
Erasmus proposed only to remain at Freiburg for a few months, but found the place so suited to his habits that he bought a house of his own, and remained there six years.
The coastal plain comprises a sandy, unproductive belt immediately on the coast, back of which is a more fertile tertiary plain, well suited, near the higher country, to the production of sugar and cotton.
When it became clear that the idea of doctrinal change would find no acceptance at Rome, the Reformers appealed to the divine authority of the civil power against that of the popes; and princes within their several states succeeded, as the result of purely political struggles and combinations, in establishing the form of religion best suited to their convictions or their policy.
These he reduced or enlarged as it suited his purpose, and put them together as they stand in our text.
It turned out that India suited him much better than Cambridge or London.
Owing to the famine and the disturbed state of the country, which demanded his attention as a large landowner and lieutenant of King's County (from 1831), the instrument remained unused for nearly three years, but since 1848 it has been in constant use, chiefly for observations of nebulae, for which it was particularly suited on account of its immense optical power, nominally 6000.
17-26), they form the oldest legislation of the Hebrews that we possess; they consist principally of civil ordinances, suited to regulate the life of a community living under simple conditions of society, and chiefly occupied in agriculture, but partly also of elementary regulations respecting religious observances (altars, sacrifices, festivals, &c.).
It did not aim at being a history, and still less a complete history, but it was mainly a collection of sayings or discourses suited to supply a rule of life.
The compromise that resulted from these conflicting forces suited Elizabeth very well; she had little dislike of Catholics who repudiated the papacy, but she was forced to rely mainly on Protestants, and had little respect for any form of ecclesiastical self-government.
Money, however, is in men's actual transactions the measure of value, as well as the vehicle of exchange; and the precious metals are best suited for this function, as varying little in their own value for periods of moderate length; for distant times, corn is a better standard of comparison.
2 The volume, in a convenient quarto size, printed in clear Roman type, and provided with marginal annotations, gained immediate popularity in England, where a Bible suited for household demands had long been needed.
The wealth of the Bechuana consists principally in their cattle, which they tend with great care, showing a shrewd discrimination in the choice of pasture suited to oxen, sheep and goats.
All parts of the Dominion are well adapted for sheep; but various causes, amongst which must be reckoned the prosperity of other branches of agriculture, including wheat-growing and dairying, have in several of the provinces contributed to prevent that attention to this branch which its importance deserves, though there are large areas of rolling, rugged yet nutritious pastures well suited to sheep-farming.
Canadian hogs are fed, as a rule, on feeds suited for the production of what are known as " fleshy sides."
It grows as rapidly and attains as large a size in British habitats suited to it as in its home on the Alps, and often produces equally good timber.
No special rotation is followed: indeed the soil best suited for rice is ill adapted for any other crop. In some cases little manure is employed, but in others abundance of manure is used.
in 1153 made this object more feasible; and we find the Hospitallers preparing sketch-maps of the routes best suited for an invasion of Egypt, in the style of a modern war office.
In 63 it suited the policy of Pompey that he should be restored to the high priesthood, with some semblance of supreme command, but of much of this semblance even he was soon again deprived by the arrangement of the pro-consul Gabinius, according to which Palestine was in 57 B.C. divided into five separate circles (auv060c, vvv&3pca).
Though the Boeotian climate suffered from the exhalations of Copais, which produced a heavy atmosphere with foggy winters and sultry summers, its rich soil was suited alike for crops, plantations and pasture; the CopaIs plain, though able to turn into marsh when the choking of the katavothra caused the lake to encroach, being among the most fertile in Greece.
In the following May he was chosen professor of natural philosophy at the Royal Institution, a post which exactly suited his striking gifts and made him a colleague of Faraday, whom in 1866 he succeeded as scientific adviser to the Trinity House and Board of Trade, and in 1867 as superintendent of the Royal Institution.
It suited the interests of Sparta to join this amphictyony; and, before the regular catalogue of Olympic victors begins in 77 6 B.C., Sparta had formed an alliance with Elis.
He was honourably received at Stockholm, but neither the climate nor the tone of the court suited him, and he asked permission to leave.
If, according to the present method of winning the metal, a bath containing silica as well as alumina is submitted to electrolysis, both oxides are dissociated, and as silicon is a very undesirable impurity, an alumina contaminated with silica is not suited for reduction.
This preparation of a chlorine compound suited for electrolysis becomes more costly and more troublesome than that of the oxide, and in addition four times as much raw material must be handled.
Moreover, it must be remembered that the conditions most favourable to plants are not always those to which they are subjected in nature, for, owing to the competition of other forms in the struggle for existence, liability to injury from insects, and other adverse circumstances, plants may actually be excluded from the localities best suited for their development.
Bottom-Heat.----The " optimum " temperature, or that best suited to promote the general activity of roots, and indeed of all vegetable organs, necessarily varies very much with the nature of the plant, and the circumstances in which it is placed, and is ascertained by practical experience.
The clay marls are, like clay soils, too stiff for garden purposes until well worked and heavily manured; but loamy marls are fertile and well suited to fruit trees, and sandy marls are adapted for producing early crops.
Leaf-mould is eminently suited for the growth of many freegrowing plants, especially when it has been mixed with stable manure and has been subjected to fermentation for the formation of hot beds.
Though sometimes adopted, it is not so well suited as the horizontal form for apples and pears, because, when the branches reach the top of the wall, where they must FIG.
sempervirens, ft., rich blue, is well suited for rough borders.
Dwarf subshrubby plants well suited for rockwork, and called Sun-Roses from their blossoms resembling small wild roses and their thriving best in sunny spots.
Bold-habited composite plants, well suited for shrubbery borders, and thriving in light loamy soil.
This furnace may be used also for purifying the molten metal, but it is not so well suited as the arc furnaces for dephosphorizing.
This process with a moderate degree of heat thoroughly cleans it of external greasy matter, and all that is necessary before manufacturing is to gently tap the fur upon a leather cushion stuffed with horsehair with smooth canes of a flexibility suited to the strength of the fur.
Otter with the water hairs removed, the strongest fur suited for linings, is here taken as the standard.
Sable gills, the strongest fur suited for ladies' linings, is taken as the standard.
Otter with the water hairs, the strongest fur suited for motoring garments, is taken as the standard.
Wolverine, the strongest fur suited for rugs and foot-sacks, is taken as the standard.
He was well skilled in the modes of warfare that suited the country and the times.
He was extremely popular at court, and in 1783, on the death of Archbishop Cornwallis, the king pressed him to accept the primacy, but Hurd, who was known, says Madame d'Arblay, as "The Beauty of Holiness," declined it as a charge not suited to his temper and talents, and much too heavy for him to sustain.
From Campania the rebels marched into Lucania, a country better suited for guerrilla warfare.
The conception of the diet as a sort of international board of control, responsible in the last resort not to Germany but to Europe, exactly suited Metternichs policy, in which the interests of Germany were subordinate to the wider ambitions of the Habsburg monarchy.
C. t is on selection of sites; c. 2 on the planning of buildings to suit different sites; c. 3 on private houses, their construction and styles, the names of the different apartments; c. 4 on the aspects suited for the various rooms; c. 5 on buildings fitted for special positions; c. 6 on farms and country houses; c. 7 on Greek houses and the names of various parts; c. 8 on construction of houses in wood, stone, brick or concrete.
Thus, for example, the Koran contains very different directions, suited to varying circumstances, as to the treatment which idolaters are to receive at the hands of believers.
Under his influence literature became less suited to the popular taste, more especially addressed to a limited and cultivated class, but at the same time more truly expressive of what was greatest and most worthy to endure in the national sentiment and traditions.
which a ieee of a copper saw has been broken, and where may be yet found large chips of emery, too long and coarse to serve as a powder, but suited for fixed teeth.
It now suited his policy to suppress the brigands, which he did by enlisting most of them under his own banner.
Their new stronghold, screened by mountains and forests, was unassailable by cavalry or artillery, but admirably suited to the light-armed Uskoks, whose excellence lay in guerilla warfare.
This principle is in constant action; it regulates the colour, the figure, the capacities and instincts; those individuals in each species whose colour and covering are best suited to concealment or protection from enemies, or defence from inclemencies or vicissitudes of climate, whose figure is best accommodated to health, strength, defence and support; whose capacities and instincts can best regulate the physical energies to self-advantage according to circumstances - in such immense waste of primary and youthful life those only come to maturity from the strict ordeal by which nature tests their adaptation to her standard of perfection and fitness to continue their kind by reproduction."
But Rossetti persuaded him that he was better suited for a painter, and after a while he devoted himself exclusively to that branch of art.
Along the river bluffs there is a silicious deposit called loess, which is well suited to the cultivation of fruits and vegetables.
part of the state is especially suited to the cultivation of hay, the N.
For use under special conditions a wood suited to the particular requirements must be selected.
The oral examination is better suited than the written to discover the range of a candidate's knowledge; it also serves.
Examinations are suited in the first instance for the purpose for which they were originally designed in medieval universities - the test of technical and professional capacity; it has never been proposed to abolish qualifying examinations for doctors, pharmaceutical chemists, &c.; the tests applied are (or should be) direct tests of capacity carried out under conditions as nearly as possible like those of actual practice.
She was not accepted by court society; it did not matter to her that even Goethe's intimate friends ignored her; and she, who had suited the poet's whim when he desired to shut himself off from all that might dim the recollection of Italy, became with the years an indispensable helpmate to him.
in 1918-9.) The disfavour into which cotton fell was partly due to the neglect to use selected seed and to other errors in cultivation, but also to the fact that, where soil and climate suited both crops, tobaccogrowing was more profitable.
At the best, however, it is not generally suited for the finest work, as the great contraction of iron in passing from the fluid to the solid state renders the cast somewhat blunt and spiritless.
Except perhaps the silversmiths, no one was conscious of being engaged in "art metal-working," yet the average is neither vulgar nor in bad taste, and the larger works are both dignified and suited to their architectural surroundings.
Though the demand for good domestic wrought-iron work has enormously increased, adaptations from the beautiful work of the 17th and 18th centuries have been found so suited to their architectural surroundings, that new departures have been relatively uncommon.
The indigenous methods of smelting the ore, which are everywhere the same, and have been handed down unchanged through countless generations, yield a metal of the finest quality in a form well suited to native wants.
The peculiar form of the tube is eminently suited for rigid preservation of the relative parallelism of the axes of the two telescopes, so that,;i the image of a certain selected star is retained on the intersection of two wires of the micrometer, by means of the driving clock, aided by small corrections given by the observer in right ascension and declination (required on account of irregularity in the clock movement, error in astronomical adjustment of the polar axis, or changes in the star's apparent place produced by refraction), the image of a star will continue on the same spot of the photographic film during the whole time of exposure.
Baldwin was a man of a subtler type - a man capable of dealing with the intrigues of a court and with problems of law, and, as such, suited for guiding the middle age of the kingdom, which the different qualities of his predecessors had been equally suited to found.
About 750 species of wood are of commercial or local value, among them are woods well suited for structural purposes, inside finishing, cabinet work and carriage making.
This would not have mattered if the necessary defensive works had been carried out, but the energies of the troops had been directed to preparing elaborate works in advance positions not well suited for defence, and the positions chosen by Cadorna for the main line of resistance were in many cases untouched.
Since that time experience has proved that the grazing ranges of the state are better suited to sheep than cattle, the former being much more profitable and better able to stand the cold on the open range.
Liszt's masterpiece in orchestral music is the Dante Symphony (1847-1855), the subject of which was particularly well suited to his temperament, and offered good chances for the display of his peculiar powers as a master of instrumental effect.
This modified arrangement is adopted as being better suited than the original arrangement to the limits of an article in an encyclopaedia; but it is not disputed that the original arrangement may be the best for a separate treatise.
They there fore study that the numbers of teeth in each pair of wheels whici work together shall either be prime to each other, or shall hav their greatest common divisor as small as is consistent with velocity ratio suited for the purposes of the machine.
It is often a question of importance to determine the number of teeth in a train of wheels best suited for giving a determinate velocity ratio to two axes.
Flywheels.A flywheel is a rotating piece in a machine, generally shaped like a wheel (that is to say, consisting of a rim with spokes), and suited to store and restore energy by the periodical variations in its angular velocity.
It may have suited the Thebaid still better, but there is no need to understand it only of that poem, as Grote does.
Thus from spontaneous aggregations of casual aggregates, which suited each other as if this had been intended, did the organic universe originally spring.
From the stores of valuable materials contained in those ten volumes, it will be enough here to cite (1) the Ricordi politici, already noticed, consisting of about 400 aphorisms on political and social topics; (2) the observations on Machiavelli's Discorsi, which bring into remarkable relief the views of Italy's two great theorists on statecraft in the 16th century, and show that Guicciardini regarded Machiavelli somewhat as an amiable visionary or political enthusiast; (3) the Storia Fiorentina, an early work of the author, distinguished by its animation of style, brilliancy of portraiture, and liberality of judgment; and (4) the Dialogo del reggimento di Firenze, also in all probability an early work, in which the various forms of government suited to an Italian commonwealth are discussed with infinite subtlety, contrasted, and illustrated from the vicissitudes of Florence up to the year 1 494.
The fact is that the constitution of average grape juice and the temperatures of fermentation which generally prevail are particularly well suited to the life action of wine yeast, and are inimical to the development of the other organisms. When these conditions fail, as is, for instance, the case when the must is lacking in acidity, or when the weather during the fermentation period is very hot and means are not at hand to cool the must, bacterial side fermentations may, and do, often take place.
There are large tracts of gently undulating or relatively flat country which is, inasmuch as it ensures effective exposal of the vines to the sun, of a type particularly suited to viticulture.
Finally, peoples' court, acting wholly without reference to Kansas, and with no more than suited them (some districts refusing taxes) to the local "provisional" legislature, secured justice in the mining country.
Originally the Pueblo Indians lived in many-storeyed communal houses, built sometimes of stone, sometimes of adobe, and occasionally chiselled into the sides of a stone cliff, as best suited the convenience of the builders.
The production of qualities which would have suited many purposes of consumption was prohibited, and the odious supervision which became necessary involved great waste of time and a stereotyped regularity which resisted all improvements.
Each cultivator seeks out the kinds of plants best suited to his soil and climate and rejects those which are tender or otherwise unsuitable.
Formerly wheat was grown chiefly in the region of long rainless summers, and the ripened grain was thrown upon uncovered earth floors and threshed by horses driven about over the straw, but this antiquated process was not suited to the climate and enterprise of the more southern provinces, and the modern threshing-machine has been introduced.
The climate is admirably suited to cattle-raising, as the winters are mild and pasture is to be found throughout the whole year, but the proximity of the Argentine pampas is fatal to its profitable development.
At present the oyster is one of the cheapest articles of diet in the United States; and, though it can hardly be expected that the price of American oysters will always remain so low, still, taking into consideration the great wealth of the natural beds along the entire Atlantic coast, it seems certain that a moderate amount of protection would keep the price of seed oysters far below European rates, and that the immense stretches of submerged land especially suited for oyster planting may be utilized and made to produce an abundant harvest at much less cost than that which accompanies the complicated system of culture in vogue in France and Holland.
The latter prince was the worthier of the throne, but the other better suited the policy of the eunuchs and those noblemen who had the right of election.
to draw up, in concert with twenty other theologians, the refutation of the Protestant Confession, but was obliged to rewrite it five times before it suited the emperor.
Gaiseric observed this treaty no longer than suited his purpose.
The portraits of many of the members were painted by Sir Godfrey Kneller, himself a member, of a uniform size suited to the height of the Barn Elms room in which the club dined.
There thus grew up an ungrammatical dialect of Dutch, suited only to the most ordinary requirements of the everyday life of a rural population.
In the Alleghenies, in 1799, he planned a settlement in what is now Cambria county, Pennsylvania, and bought up much land which he gave or sold at low prices to Catholic immigrants, spending $150,000 or more in the purchase of some 20,000 acres in a spot singularly ill suited for such an enterprise.
The earliest crop may be planted in December, and successional ones in January and February; the varieties specially suited for forcing being chosen.
In like manner several of the western forms suited to drier climates find their eastern limit in Kumaon.
Before the earthquake wood had been employed to a large extent, partly because of the accessibility, cheapness and general excellence of redwood, but also because of the belief that it was better suited to withstand earthquake shocks.
Their inaccessibility and the costs of transportation have prevented a development of the industry and a consequent improvement in stock, but the persistency of the industry under conditions so unfavourable is evidence that the soil and climate are suited to its requirements.
The country about Yuma is particularly suited to subtropical fruits.
Plants appear to be less subject to their attacks - possibly, as has been suggested, because the acid fluids of the higher vegetable organisms are less suited for the development of Schizomycetes; nevertheless some are known to be parasitic on plants.
Milk is a medium not only admirably suited to the growth of bacteria, but ry Y Y g as a matter of fact, always contaminated with these organisms in the ordinary course of supply.
But it suited also the practical bent of the Roman mind, with its comparative indifference to abstract speculation or purely scientific research.
The second time it suited a momentary policy to set up a puppet emperor of his own, and even to accept a military commission from him.
Later in June Polk, who assumed that the Rio Grande rather than the Nueces was the south-western boundary of Texas, ordered him to take up a position at the mouth of the Sabine, or at some other point best suited for an advance to the former river.
These marriages suited the views of France and Louis Philippe, who nearly quarrelled in consequence with Great Britain; but both matches were anything but happy.
Either by the Phoenicians or by the Greeks metallurgy was taught to men who no sooner recognized the nature and malleable properties of copper than they learnt that by application of heat a substance could be manufactured with tin far better suited to their purposes.
The process is suited to easy ores and a region where the climate is warm and dry, and horseor mule-power, labour and quicksilver are cheaper than fuel and water.
Ores suited for amalgamation can, as a rule, be successfully leached.
The expression of his opinion on both these points of divergence from Darwin will be found in Darwinism (1889), a most valuable and lucid exposition of natural selection, as suited to the later period at which it appeared as the Essays were to the ealier.
This broad comprehensiveness, which to outsiders looks like ecclesiastical anarchy, is the characteristic note of the Church of England; it may be, and has been, defended as consonant with Christian charity and suited to the genius of a people not remarkable for logical consistency; but it makes it all the more difficult to say what the religion of Englishmen actually is, even within the English Church.
In 1900 about 21% of the state's area was cleared, and much besides had once been cleared, but not being suited to agriculture had become reforested.
Europeans are subject to the usual tropical diseases, and the country is not suited for European colonization.
Here are water-mills and many permanent appliances of civilization suited to the lower altitude (11,500 ft., the average height of the upper Pamirs being about 13,000), and here we are no longer near the sources of the river at the foot of the mountain peaks.
Being confined to fundamental principles without entering into details, it has proved itself admirably suited to form the foundation of the religious life of the most varied orders and congregations, and since the 12th century it has proved more prolific than the Benedictine Rule.
It may be seen how the arrangement of limbs suited for going on all-fours belongs rather to the apes than to man, and walking on the soles of the feet rather to man than the apes.
As a rule, each is built in a large garden or compound; and although the style of architecture is less imposing than that of the stately residences in Calcutta, it is well suited to the climate, and has a beauty and comfort of its own.
The designation suited the early years of the Empire, in which a dyarchy of princeps and senate had been maintained.
The chief crop is wheat, for which the soil in the Vale of Bedford is specially suited; while on the sandy loam of the Ivel valley, in the neighbourhood of Biggleswade, market-gardening is extensively carried on, the produce going principally to London, whither a considerable quantity of butter and other dairy-produce is also sent.
It suited the promoters of that movement to pretend that they started a new era.
One can see how a language not originally suited for abstract problems and theological dialectics was slowly but surely improved and made capable of expressing profound and subtle ideas.
No one could be less suited for such work than Corneille, and he soon (it is said) incurred his employer's displeasure by altering the plan of the third act of Les Thuileries, which had been entrusted to him.
On the English stage the liberty 01 unrestricted incident and complicated action, the power of multiplying characters and introducing prose scenes, would have exactly suited his somewhat intermittent genius, both by covering defects and by giving greater scope for the exhibition of power.
Only in the southern coast-land of the colony is there a soil and moisture supply suited to forest growth.
the angle of deviation of the beam from the horizontal after it has come to rest, due to a given small difference of weight in the scale-pans, should be such as is suited to the purposes for which the balance is intended.
gravity of the long body CD, and be the centre of gravity of the three vertical forces acting downwards at the points x i, and considered as weights collected at those points; then if be above the line z i y i it can be shown that this arrangement of the knife-edges of CD favours the" acceleration " principle, and is suited to act with and assist an " accelerating " steelyard, and similarly if the point h2 be above the line z 2 y 2 in the case of the short body EF.
If the knife - edges be placed so that and h 2 are below the lines x i y i and x2y2 respectively, the arrangement will favour the " vibration " principle, and is suited to act with and assist a " vibrating " steelyard.
The Dorset Down or West Country Down, " a middle type of Down sheep pre-eminently suited to Dorsetshire," is a local variety of the Hampshire Down breed, separated by the formation of a Dorset Down sheep society in 1904, about eighty years after the type of the breed had been established.
word (/3a7rTico) patient of an interpretation that suited that of infants only."
An alternative arrangement, corresponding to E of § 101, and suited for more advanced work, is shown in H.
It mattered little to Henry that the cardinal was arrogant, tactless and ostentatious; indeed it suited his purpose that Wolsey should be saddled by public opinion with all the blame that ought to have been laid on his own shoulders.
But there was another movement, whose origins went back for many centuries, which they were far from discouraging, and were prepared to utilize when it suited their convenience.
Unfoi~unate1y this reasoning was n~t suited to Gladstones temperament.
The gas obtained by the Young process, when tested by itself in the burners most suited for its combustion, gives on the photometer an illuminating value averaging from 50 to 60 candle-power, but it is claimed, and quite correctly, that the enriching power of the gas is considerably greater.
It would appear as if the latter was more suited to the conditions of the existing flora, and many of the specific forms within it may rather be regarded as recently evolved than as simply persistent.
The restraints of a professional career were not suited to Locke.
Although his report might show that our knowledge at its highest must be far short of a " universal or perfect comprehension of whatsoever is," it might still be " sufficient " for us, because " suited to our individual state."
Some varieties are bil;t to suited to hot, others to cold countries; some will flourish and on one description of soil, others on another.
Gradually these lands were passed over to crops better suited to them; while at the same time the wheat acreage was increased in districts having a better rate of yield."
The plains, also, were suited to the breeding of horses, and consequently the force in which the Thessalian nation was strong was cavalry, a kind of troops which has usually been associated with oligarchy.
In form all these poems belong to two or three classes: - kvioa, an epic " cantilena "; tal, a genealogical poem; drapa, songs of praise, &c., written in modifications of the old Teutonic metre which we know in Beowulf; galdr and lokkr, spell and charm songs in a more lyric measure; and mal, a dialogue poem, and liod, a lay, in elegiac measure suited to the subject.
Early work in this direction was done by Jon Gudmundsson, Olaf the Old and John Olafsson in the 17th century, who all put traditions on paper, and their labours were completed by the magnificent collection of Jon Arnason (1862-1864), who was inspired by the example of the Grimms. Many tales are but weak echoes of the sagas; many were family legends, many are old fairy tales in a garb suited to their new northern home; but, besides all these, there are a number of traditions and superstitions of indigenous origin.
The valleys of all these rivers, especially those of the Bulgarian and the Great Morava, and of the Nishava, contain considerable areas of level or low-lying country well suited for the growth of corn, and the low grounds along the Save and the Danube from the Drina to the Morava are also well adapted for agriculture, except the tract of fenland called the Machva, in the extreme north-west.
Pitt entered heartily into their plans, and recommended Wilberforce to undertake the guidance of the project as a subject suited to his character and talents.
He was thus placed in a position suited to his powers and in domestic and social surroundings adapted to meet the wants of his rich nature.
He travelled in the south of France, spending nearly two years at Toulon, the climate of which suited him.
He thwarted or encouraged the Anglo-Normans as best suited him, but on the whole they increased their possessions.
The product obtained by adding tin to copper is more fusible than copper and thus better suited for casting; it is also harder and less malleable.
This view suited Lactantius, St Augustine and other early Christian writers 1 Plutarch, De Iside et Osiride.
But the wide open plains and slopes surrounding the forest area are eminently suited to cattle-breeding, and there are few tribes who do not take advantage of the fact.
Seebeck (1822), employing a galvanometer then recently invented, which was more suited for the detection of small electromotive forces, found that a current was produced if the junctions of the two metals were at different temperatures.
In England also, some bee-keepers include queen-rearing as part of their business, while one large apiary on the south coast is exclusively devoted to the rearing of queen bees on the latest scientific system, and to breeding by selection from such races as are most suited to the exceptional climatic conditions of the country.
Having made himself proficient in practical bee-work and chosen a suitable location for his apiary, the bee-keeper should carefully select the particular type of hive most suited to his means and requirements.
The aim of the act was to prevent breeding from animals not calculated to produce the class of horse suited to the needs of the country.
It wasn't here, in a place best suited for privileged immortals accustomed to wealth.
Bridget's excellent diction was just loud enough to create an ambient echo which rather suited her careful English tones.
Bright spots include good quantities of fish everywhere, better hatches of aquatic insects and a summer weather regime which certainly suited the angler.
He realized that his style was more suited to slow, sentimental ballads, which became his trademark.
What she delivers are simple, pretension free songs perfectly suited to a cold Monday evening in a dank basement.
beginor to my degree show, I began to wonder which area of the industry my furniture would be best suited to.
bilge keel yacht is more suited to this approach than a fin keeled yacht.
Well suited for out crossing with late bloomers to produce earlier flowering.
They really looked exactly what they are - a motley bunch of journeyman footballers only suited to lower league football.
The standard gearing is suited to a slow pedaling cadence.
capabilitythe wireless capabilities are perfectly suited for any SOHO application with connection speeds at 11Mbps being the norm.
Casein has a deep matt and very slightly chalky finish and is best suited where the background is dry and there's low condensation.
chawing over the play in New York, to see if the old Detective is suited to his abilities.
chorus reed makes this organ suited to a role in leading singing in a church.
comic opera - more suited to music than either Figaro or The Barber of Seville ' .
Who would be ideally suited to the role of recruitment consultant?
conventional mining methods are not suited to working the deeply buried or offshore coal deposits.
cosine similarity function seemed well suited for our context determination task.
crested newts are best suited to ponds which are slightly alkaline.
Their bodies are ideally suited to hunt cyber criminals.
custom-built to house a workforce who had previously been spread over three sites in the South East the new headquarters suited the needs perfectly.
The alluvial flood plains in the Gulf region and the south east suited pines and swamp cypress.
denaturensitivity of dynamic light scattering is ideally suited for monitoring the stability of a protein to denaturing conditions.
Many rock marks used by anglers involve a steep descent down cliffs on tracks more suited to mountain goats.
discrete event simulation the Sequence diagram looks best suited to show how events affect the objects during the experiment execution.
dismounted infantry is best suited to close-in fighting on restrictive terrain with limited fields of fire.
We suited up, entered the water and began a shallow dive following the reef along the cliff.
effector functions Several ways in which the immune system can remove foreign bodies, each being suited to a particular type of insult.
employable skills particularly suited to the rural economy.
The Peregrine Voyager is a modern, ice strengthened vessel that is very comfortable and ideally suited for polar exploration.
The colored locking and sealing adhesives are best suited for bonding metallic fasteners such as screws, nuts and studs.
fibrew twitch fibers are fatigue resistant and are therefore used for sustained exercise; in terms of lactate they are best suited to clearance.
For systems built using other techniques, more traditional ontology and knowledge representation formalisms might be better suited.
Python is well suited for these types of tasks, you can quickly put together a useful program with minimal fuss.
The junior hacksaw is a small saw, which is most suited to clean cutting on very small sections.
harem for sale with spacious accommodation and reception rooms suited to corporate entertaining of customers and business partners.
The new MD 902 Explorer is a new generation twin engined helicopter ideally suited to the Air Ambulance role.
heterogeneous catalysts to which the OFM reactor should be ideally suited.
imitative nymph patterns suited to the water you are fishing.
I expect much of our work in the coming months to focus on making the judicial role better suited to a more diverse judiciary.
Many institutions are equipping computing labs for students, often with 24-hour access, which are suited to open and computer-aided learning.
THE USERS Any one of the EMCOMAT models is ideally suited for the various fields of application of conventional lathes in this size range.
lynx canadensis is a magnificent animal, totally suited to its Arctic environment.
The RSG is ideally suited for calibrating image analyzer systems and can be used as a high precision stage micrometer.
molas suited them existing itinerary or extensive children's playroom.
Yet it still suited Chinese notions of self-esteem to perpetuate the myth of their own supremacy, and to picture barbarians as hairy monsters.
nance co-owner he likes to suited what does.
Great crested newts are best suited to ponds which are slightly alkaline.
new wave of configuration applications is beginning to emerge suited to ' mass customisation ' applications.
Dietician and consultant nutritionist Sian Porter said: " Food we eat has to be suited to activities we engage in.
The Scottish climate is well suited to growing oats.
Strauss thought the libretto ' The born comic opera - more suited to music than either Figaro or The Barber of Seville ' .
The module is not suited to purely operational roles in fire and rescue services.
Basically it's like Linux but more suited to web hosting than being a desktop osting than being a desktop OS.
sorry, but as much as it suited the housemates to be so pally, it didn't suit the viewers.
wood pasture was a favored sporting environment in the Middle Ages ideally suited to hunting deer on horseback.
pedagogic intent is not apparent, then the resource may be better suited for inclusion in EEVL's wider ranging collection.
We have now introduced a new style of data card better suited to presenting the information about unassigned peptidases.
In particular, the technique is suited to measurement of surface phonons and vibrational modes of adsorbates.
His finger picking is appropriately suited to Lyn's voice.
praetorian guard which would best be suited to the situation in Rome rather than Ephesus or Caesarea.
aerial proscription was therefore peculiarly suited to Arab psychology as it allowed the rebel leaders to submit to overwhelmingly superior odds without losing face.
This package is more suited to desktop publishing, which will benefit us greatly.
radome antenna is particularly suited for mast installations.
The presence of a chorus reed makes this organ suited to a role in leading singing in a church.
The database is hierarchical, not relational, and is particularly suited to hierarchical file structures.
The landscape is also very well suited to outdoor activities such as climbing, horse riding, kayaking, cycling and many water sports.
This is suited to the control of autonomous mobile robots in order to learn to navigate around a training domain.
Some studios offer short-term lets and project spaces for specific projects, and these may be better suited to your needs.
For a discrete event simulation the Sequence diagram looks best suited to show how events affect the objects during the experiment execution.
Whether you are just leaning to ski or are an expert skier we will have a choice of skis ideally suited for you.
Joining fascism and bureaucratic socialism together into a single phenomenon admirably suited the needs of the cold war.
soldierly duties, which suited me down to the ground.
Golden wonder Published: 12 January, 2006 Leading potato supplier Greenvale AP has launched a new spud, especially suited for crisping.
steep descent down cliffs on tracks more suited to mountain goats.
Lynn is a place best explored on foot as its narrow streets and lanes are more suited to a bygone age.
The trouble is, I'm not really suited to hotel work, I'm just not subservient enough.
supranational organizations are being invested with more powers than they are suited to wield.
It is also of a size and composition that is ideally suited to be formed by abiotic peptide synthesis.
Also they only do quite a limited continental breakfast, which suited us, but may not be to everyones taste.
It is particularly suited to garden planting and landscaping purposes and is one of the most popular tree ferns in the world.
The 4013 is well suited for utility trailers and adult tricycles where hauling heavy loads is needed.
trivial to implement, but not suited to fine control.
AskSam seems most suited for the indexing of either structured information in short records or completely unstructured notes.
The 8.5m Scorpion is well suited to the full width luxuriously upholstered aft seat which is integrated with the outboard well.
The AIR FLUSH ® urinal system is ideally suited to sites with multiple urinal system is ideally suited to sites with multiple urinal bowls and very heavy usage.
But that affirmation was made with more vigor, more of the fire of the patriot and was exactly suited to the hour.
viscosity fluids are more suited for fork use.
vivacious personality suited the part admirably.
wavelet based analysis method using Ulysses polar magnetic field data, which is particularly well suited to this work.
well-mannered horses, suited to your level.
This diaper is best suited to lighter wetters, boosters recommended for nights and for older babies.
wonder which area of the industry my furniture would be best suited to.
The climate is suited not only to banana production but also to growing yams, dasheen, mangoes and coconuts.
Having found that some of the commonest diseases of beer, such as yeast turbidity and the objectionable changes in flavour, were caused not by bacteria but by certain species of yeast, and, further, that different species of good brewery yeast would produce beers of different character, Hansen argued that the pitching yeast should consist only of a single species - namely, that best suited to the brewery in question.
Climate.The north and north-west of France bear a great resemblance, both in temperature and produce, to the south of England, rain occurring frequently, and the country being consequently suited for pasture.
The Prussian and Dutch governments annually expend large sums for the protection of the islands, and in some cases the erosion on the seaward side is counterbalanced by the accretion of land on the inner side, fine sandy beaches being formed well suited for sea-bathing, which attracts many visitors in summer.
The authority conferred upon Orange as stadtholder by the provinces of Holland and Zeeland was thus ratified, but that astute statesman had no confidence that Philip intended to observe the treaty any longer than it suited his convenience.
Whilst others busied themselves with the application of the accepted rules of the Dutch, the German, and other formal schools of tactical thought, Cromwell almost alone saw clearly into the heart of the questions at issue, and evolved the strategy, the tactics, and the training suited to the work to which he had set his hand.
The different positions then which the conquering Norman took in his two great conquests of England and of Sicily amply illustrate the way in which he could adapt himself to any circumstances in which he found himself, the way in which he could adopt whatever suited his purpose in the institutions of any other people, the way in which he commonly lost his national being in that of some other people.
It is this close automatic interdependence cf engir e and boiler which makes the locomotive so extraordinarily w ell suited for the purpose of locomotive traction.
It was a municipium under the Empire, as the inscriptions show, but it seems to have had magistrates rather suited to a vicus or village, its importance being due entirely to the naval station (cf.
In places suited to its growth it seems to flourish nearly as well as in the woods of Norway or Switzerland; but as it needs for its successful cultivation as a timber tree soils that might be turned to agricultural account, it is not so well adapted for economic planting in Britain as the Scotch fir or larch, which come to perfection in more bleak and elevated regions, and on comparatively barren ground, though it may perhaps be grown to advantage on some moist hill-sides and mountain hollows.
Oratorio is given usually in the Albert Hall, the vast area of which is especially suited for a large chorus and orchestra, and at the Crystal Palace (q.v.).
undergo decomposition in the soil and become broken down into compounds of simple chemical composition better suited for absorption by the roots of crops, the changes involved being directly due to the activity of bacteria and fungi.
Federalism suited him very well since it left him in command of Vera Cruz.
With the exception of Prospect and Pennant Hills, where there is an outburst of trap rock, the surface soil is the disintegration of the Wainamatta shale, which is well suited for orangeries and orchards.
Both, however, doubtless knew as much and as little as suited their convenience of the doings of the left wing of their party, which served to aggravate the embarrassments of the government.
It is no longer possible to maintain the plausible and damaging contention that the Revised Bible is ill suited for public use.
There is however no precedent of neutralization of any such area of the high sea, and international rivers, ocean canals and neutralized states are obviously no criterion in discussing a proposal to neutralize a strip of the ocean, which may be defined accurately enough on the map and which skilful navigators could approximately determine, but which might be violated without any practical means of detection by a belligerent commander whenever he misread, or it suited him to misread, his bearings.
Of deciduous trees the sycamore, wych-elm, horse-chestnut, beech, lime, plane and poplar may be used, - the abele or white poplar, Populus alba, being one of the most rapidgrowing of all trees, and, like other poplars, well suited for nursing other choicer subjects; while of evergreens, the holm oak, holly, laurel (both common and Portugal), and such conifers as the Scotch, Weymouth and Austrian pines, with spruce and (South.) silver firs and yews, are suitable.
that which, because it is not accurately suited to the process for which it is intended, offers us the dilemma of using it in that process at poor advantage or of putting it to some other use, a step which often implies serious loss.
==Analytic Treatment of Aberrations== The preceding review of the several errors of reproduction belongs to the " Abbe theory of aberrations," in which definite aberrations are discussed separately; it is well suited to practical needs, for in the construction of an optical instrument certain errors are sought to be eliminated, the selection of which is justified by experience.
The Aeneid of Virgil, the Fasti of Ovid, suited well with his own restoration of the ancient temples, his revival of such ancient ceremonies as the Ludi Saeculares, his efforts to check the unRoman luxury of the day, and his jealous regard for the purity of the Roman stock.
The fact seems to be that the form in which Corneille's work was cast, and which by an odd irony of fate he did so much to originate and make popular, was very partially suited to his talents.
Beginning with not too many stocks he can test the capabilities of his location before investing much capital in the undertaking, so that by utilizing the information already given and adopting the wise adage " make haste slowly " he will realize in good time whether it will pay best to work for honey in comb or extracted honey in bulk; not only so, but the knowledge gained will enable him to select such appliances as are suited to his needs.
The soil, it appears, is suited to the seed, for it has sent its radicle downward, and it may now send its shoot upward also with confidence.
Pelageya Danilovna began to recognize the mummers, admired their cleverly contrived costumes, and particularly how they suited the young ladies, and she thanked them all for having entertained her so well.
But the French troops quite rightly did not consider that this suited them, since death by hunger and cold awaited them in flight or captivity alike.
The low weight and compact radome antenna is particularly suited for mast installations.
They are suited to rearing livestock like cattle and largely unsuited to crop growing.
Find the right drug rehab drug rehabilitation treatment center ideally suited to your specific needs.
It is more suited to the milder western seaboard climate of the British Isles.
Tho the PSP is n't really suited to shooter games, the controls have been well implemented here.
Black suited men and official looking women shuffled uncomfortably.
At all other times I would be available for normal soldierly duties, which suited me down to the ground.
We use only materials suited to the rigors of steamy, humid bathrooms.
The trouble is, I 'm not really suited to hotel work, I 'm just not subservient enough.
The danger today, however, is that some supranational organizations are being invested with more powers than they are suited to wield.
This is trivial to implement, but not suited to fine control.
The AIR FLUSH ® urinal system is ideally suited to sites with multiple urinal bowls and very heavy usage.
The higher viscosity fluids are more suited for fork use.
Sarah Danes played the part of Gloria, and her vivacious personality suited the part admirably.
We present a new, wavelet based analysis method using Ulysses polar magnetic field data, which is particularly well suited to this work.
You will be provided with one of our quiet and well-mannered horses, suited to your level.
Or would he be more suited to the light welterweight division?
Delegating allows you to focus your energy on matters that you're best suited to handle.
There may be several different types of classes in your area, so choose the one that is best suited to your needs and your birthing situation.
You can choose a car seat that is suited for an infant only, or you can purchase one that adapts to your child as he grows.
While others may have the nursery ready, previously held baby showers may have yielded clothing and other items that are only suited for a full-term baby.
If you buy a stereo that doesn't come with speakers, make sure that you buy speakers that are suited to the configuraiton and the output wattage and range of the stereo system.
So, while CorelDraw is good for advertising design where text and images must be integrated into a layout, PageMaker may be better suited for publishing with it page layout templates suitable for framing.
Buying one best suited for your needs should be no problem.
However, talk to insurance representatives about other plans that may be better suited to your particular needs.
Remember that pleats are always considered more formal than flat fronts and are usually better suited to office and formal wear.
Grays, blues and black are the colors that are best suited for formal occasions.
Lighter colors are best suited to informal lounge and beachwear.
Backcountry is known for a wide array of men's pants suited for active, outdoor situations.
There are various types of bras available that are suited to specific activities.
You can also find bras that are suited to specific types of dresses like strapless bras for evening gowns and bras with movable straps that can be used with short tops and halter-tops.
These skirts will also feel 'heavier' when worn and are not suited to hectic activities.
Make sure the sneakers are suited to the activity that you plan on using them for.
Make sure that the sneakers fit and are suited to the activity you are choosing.
Basic choices will range from shoes meant for inactive situations like garden parties to shoes meant for activities like golfing or hiking to shoes suited for specific situations like going to the beach or a club.
For example, if your boss loves golfing, go ahead and give him a golf-theme basket instead of the sweet-treat basket better suited to your neighbor.
A romantic canopy bed in a teen girl's room will be suited to different bedding than a sleek loft bed.Think about the style you want to convey: are you tailored or romantic?
Often called enhancers, these types of contacts are best suited to light eyes.
They have staff on hand that will be able to walk you through the process of choosing a marine battery charger best suited to your unique situation.
You may decide that a different model is better suited for you than the one you had intended on purchasing.
Laptop computers come in a wide variety of styles and certain ones are better suited for certain jobs.
These are long-haired cats, and they are particularly well suited to the extreme winter conditions of New England.
The simple construction of these types of condos are especially well suited for older, less active pets.
For example, if you're trying to create a custom windowsill bed, a rectangular bed is probably best suited to the space.
Evo cat food offers cat owners a way to provide their pets with a diet suited to their particular nutritional and physiological foods.
Kids Game: This site provides a small assortment of free e-books for children to enjoy, with simple stories and colorful pictures that are very well suited to toddlers and preschoolers.
Nightmare Academy: Monster Madness is another book best suited for ages 9-12.
This online library of sorts is particularly well suited towards research that children might have to do because of the way it is organized.
Try recommended reading material from a grade down and a grade up, and see what seems best suited for your child.
A Single Shard is best suited for 9-14 year olds.
The artwork in the book is in watercolor and colored pencil, which create a soft, warm atmosphere perfectly suited for this timeless story.
Many historical fiction books are well suited to discussions between parents and kids because they inspire questions about time period comparisons as well as past customs and characters.
Orchard Bank determines which card is best suited to your financial needs and budget when you apply.
For example, if you do not travel frequently, the cash back program may be best suited for you.
Although this service is available to anyone, consumers with identity theft concerns are best suited to use it.
Depending on what options you are looking for, there may be a card better suited for you that is not listed here.
A seemingly endless number of possibilities ensure that there's a different type of foam couch cushion suited to the unique tastes of every individual.
You might be surprised at the options that are available, suited to your specific tastes.
Once you decide to build a loft bed, you need to determine the style that is best suited for your needs.
When choosing custom outdoor furniture covers, remember to choose the type of fabric that is best suited to your climate, as well as trying to find the perfect fit.
You'll find many different inflatable pieces on the market, each suited to a specific use.
It is possible to buy recycled solvents for use, however this is generally on a commercial scale and not really suited to domestic use.
Humanure is better suited as mulch for trees and shrubs.
Plants with shallow roots are well suited to containers that are not deep, whereas plants with long roots or root vegetables need a deep container in order for them to grow well.
Renewed interest in green living has more people than ever asking what is geothermal energy and once they learn more about it, they're asking which type of ground source heat pump is best suited to their needs.
Sheet metal wall décor is ideal for almost any room, but it is particularly well suited for kitchens, bathrooms, utility rooms, bars, garages, and game rooms.
Embossed tin ceiling tiles are a unique ceiling finish best suited to older homes with other period details.
A Chesterfield bookcase with sliding wooden doors and a gorgeous Kingston hall tree bench are also pieces suited to easily matching function with many different styles.
This arrangement allowed Jefferson to access the bed from either room, which suited his utilitarian philosophy of design and function.
While warm yellows and terra cottas make great wall colors, blue is better suited to backsplashes and accessories.
Others are better suited to elaborate style carvings such as those that will complement old world decorating styles.
It depends on the size of your kitchen and your family whether or not this particular layout is best suited for your kitchen.
Go to the color directly across from your eye color on the color wheel; that's the color family best suited for making your eyes pop.
With so many different beauty items out there, it is important you select those products suited to everything from your skin type to your lifestyle.
Special lines, such as the Queen Collection from Cover Girl, is specially suited to darker gals, and features Queen Latifah as its endorser.
People who sought to buy mineral makeup bought the version of the product that suited their complexion, most often there were versions for light, medium and dark complexions available.
A daily cleanser suited for your facial needs is a must, followed by a quenching moisturizer.
These products are also suited for the use by most people troubled with sensitive skin.
Setting up profiles on different sites allows you to determine which one is best suited to your needs.
All that is necessary is some research to determine which brokerage company will be most suited to meet particular needs, a computer, and internet access.
KidsSportsnet.com is suited to younger hunters who enjoy sports.
This game is probably well suited for a child who is a little bit older and can help him or her develop good timing skills.
Whether you have a PC or console gaming system, you'll have no problem finding a website or game suited for virtual pet adoption.
Each cover has an elegant, one-of-a-kind look (due to natural variations in the material), making it ideally suited for people who will use it in professional settings.
The Z-Series is best suited for advanced amateur photographers who appreciate advanced controls and a broad range of color modes.
The Stylus 790 SW is best suited for active photographers.
The disadvantage is that these backgrounds are expensive and not easily portable, so they are best suited for professional studios.
Therefore, the program may not be well suited toward users who have older Mac computers.
Diets that focus on low carb foods may be best suited for people with insulin resistance.
Smaller albums are especially suited to event based albums, such as a wedding or trip to Disney world.
The company combined its expertise in rotary quilting tools with the needs for paper trimming in the scrapbooking industry to design a paper-cutting device that is perfectly suited to the scrapbooker's needs.
You can pick up any quotation book or visit any website featuring old sayings, but you'll find that not all of these word gems are suited to scrapbooking.
When it's all said and done, exercise your best judgment and decide which course of action is best suited for each particular situation.
While not all activities will be suited for all groups, having a few to choose from will give you a better chance in finding what will be most effective.
If they're causing you more stress or anxiety, however, then move on to something that is better suited for you.
It can take some time to find a job that you like and are best suited for, especially if you are just getting started in the work world.
A troubling book, filled with potent disquietude, this book is best suited for older teens.
The professional(s) with whom you speak with help you with suggestions that are specific to your situation and will help determine what type of care will be best suited for your teen.
The growing number of styles and suppliers offer a prom dress suited to nearly every personality of the camouflage fan club.
Many of the dresses listed under the Evening Dress category on the Cache website would be well suited for a prom dress as well.
He or she may be able to help you select a school that is best suited for your child's needs.
Lentils, beans, chickpeas, and similar foods can act as meat substitutes in tacos, casseroles, or other dishes, and they're also particularly well suited to curries, stews, and soups.
Some blenders are not as good at pureeing every component of a mixture in the same way that a juicer does, but blenders are uniquely suited for smoothies.
Juice and smoothie recipes are very flexible by nature, so try experimenting with found recipes and adding or subtracting ingredients until you find a mixture that's suited to your taste.
Beans - Kidney beans, black beans, and other legumes from the bean family are packed with protein and perfectly suited to vegetarian burger recipes.
Almost every raw food recipe is suited to a vegan diet.
If you're planning a destination wedding, you'll need to purchase a wedding dress that not only looks good, but is suited to your destination.
Monogrammed napkins are perfectly suited to slipping beneath the cake as it makes its journey away from the reception.
With a little time and effort, couples can create spectacular invitations perfectly suited to their unique nuptials, and often at a fraction of the cost.
Wedding guests may misinterpret a crazy cake design or misunderstand an inside joke, and that type of cake may be better suited to a smaller, less formal party.
Finding wedding registry ideas are easier than ever, thanks to the many stores that offer great chances to pick out gifts perfectly suited to start your new life together.
Be sure to shop in that section to avoid finding a dress with a jacket that is more suited for a wedding versus the office.
A Christmas wedding dress should be unique and memorable, and there are many details of wedding dress design that can be suited to a Christmas gown.
Get him and his groomsmen suited up in tuxedos with long tails, vests and top hats.
In general, pastel shades such as butter yellow, lilac, and mint green are better suited to spring and early summer events than any fall wedding date.
Similarly, the darkest colors such as deeply burnt orange, maroon, and navy blue are better suited to late fall weddings in October or November rather than September.
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