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  • When Pippin died, Willibrord found a supporter in his son Charles Martel.

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  • When the "cotton states" seceded, Garfield appeared as a warm supporter of vigorous.

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  • Politically, it is evident that he was a staunch supporter of the popular party.

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  • He was subsequently a delegate to the Peace Congress in 1861, and was a loyal supporter of President Lincoln's war policy.

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  • He was a moderate liberal in politics and a supporter of the ideal of German unity.

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  • The majority of the council abandoned their supporter, who was executed in due course.

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  • Portocarrero was induced to become a supporter of the French party, which desired that the crown should be left to one of the family of Louis XIV., and not to a member of the king's own family, the Habsburgs.

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  • The queen required a protector, whom she found, not in the feeble Darnley, nor in any of the leaders of the factions, but in the strong, determined earl who had ever been a stanch supporter of the throne against the Protestant party and English influence.

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  • She has been a zealous supporter of Irish national education, which is theoretically "united secular and separate religious instruction."

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  • Since 1884 he had been a loyal supporter of the imperial authorities, being unwavering in his adherence in critical times.

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  • He often preached with John Wesley and for him, and became known as a fervent supporter of the revival.

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  • His most noted supporter was John Rockycana, archbishop-elect of Prague.

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  • It was only as a supporter of the orthodox church and persecutor of the heathen that Honorius displayed any energy.

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  • AULUS GABINIUS, Roman statesman and general, and supporter of Pompey, a prominent figure in the later days of the Roman republic. In 67 B.C., when tribune of the people, he brought forward the famous law (Lex Gabinia) conferring upon Pompey the command in the war against the Mediterranean pirates, with extensive powers which gave him absolute control over that sea and the coasts for 50 m.

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  • After the death of his mother in 1463, and of her principal supporter, James Kennedy, bishop of St Andrews, two years later, the person of the young king, and with it the chief authority in the kingdom, were seized by Sir Alexander Boyd and his brother Lord Boyd, while the latter's son, Thomas, was created earl of Arran and married to the king's sister, Mary.

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  • In 1520 Luther's De Captivitate Babylonica converted him into a zealous supporter of the Reformer's views, to which he won over the abbot among others.

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  • The poet had for many years been a warm supporter of the stage.

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  • He appears to have been a firm supporter of law and order, an enemy of clerical abuses and a careful administrator of his diocese.

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  • (1409); Ladislaus of Naples, therefore, as a supporter of the pope, seized the opportunity to make incursions on Sienese territory, laying it waste and threatening the city.

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  • He was also a supporter of the principles of the economists, and Quesnay called him his wellbeloved disciple.

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  • Although this "much-abused prelate," as Lecky calls him, was a firm supporter of the English government in Ireland, he was far from being a man of tyrannical or intolerant disposition.

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  • He was on the whole a supporter of the prerogative, but within definite limits.

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  • It may be liquefied, its critical temperature being -93, 5°, and the liquid boils at -153.6° C. It is not a supporter of combustion, unless the sustance introduced is at a sufficiently high temperature to decompose the gas, when combustion will continue at the expense of the liberated oxygen.

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  • He was the young tsar Peter's chief supporter when, in 1689, Peter resisted the usurpations of his elder sister Sophia, and the head of the loyal council which assembled at the Troitsa monastery during the crisis of the struggle.

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  • But Pfuel, like a man heated in a fight who strikes those on his own side, shouted angrily at his own supporter, Wolzogen:

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  • In the first half of the 13th century, Abraham ibn Ilasdai, a vigorous supporter of Maimonides, translated (or adapted) a large number of philosophical works from Arabic, among them being the Sepher ha-tappuah, based on Aristotle's de Anima, and the Mozene Zedeq of Ghazzali on moral philosophy, of both of which the originals are lost.

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  • about 1685) wrote the historical work Qore ha-doroth (Venice, 1746), using Jewish and other sources; Jacob ben Hayyim Zemah, kabbalist and student of Luria, wrote Qol be-ramah, a commentary on the Zohar and on the liturgy; Abraham Hayekini, kabbalist, chiefly remembered as a supporter of the would-be Messiah, Shabbethai Zebhi, wrote Hod Malkuth (Constantinople, 1655) and sermons.

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  • In England the Norman duke came in as a foreign intruder, without a native supporter to establish his rule over a single nation in its own land.

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  • In 1148, having lost by the earl's death her principal supporter, she retired to Normandy, of which her husband had in the meantime gained possession.

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  • He was canonized in 1234 by Gregory IX., who, as Cardinal Ugolino, had been the great friend and supporter both of Dominic and of Francis of Assisi.

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  • At Horeb, the mount of God, was located the dramatic theophany which heralded to Elijah the advent of the sword, and Jehu's supporter in his sanguinary measures belongs to the Rechabites, a sect which felt itself to be the true worshipping community of Yahweh and is closely associated with the Kenites, the kin of Moses.

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  • It is to be remembered that, in this and all narratives of the life of Herod, Josephus was dependent upon the history of Herod's client, Nicolaus of Damascus, and was himself a supporter of law and order.

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  • Matthew is a vehement supporter of the monastic orders against their rivals, the secular clergy and the mendicant friars.

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  • He was succeeded by his nephew, William Byrd (1652-1704), who was born in London, went to Virginia about 1670, became a successful Indian trader, was a member of the House of Burgesses in 16 771682, was a supporter of Nathaniel Bacon at the beginning of James river, at the falls, visited: the tract in September 1733, and decided to found there the town of Richmond, at the same time selecting and naming the present site of Petersburg.

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  • He concluded that it was not common air, but the substance, "in much greater perfection," that rendered common air respirable and a supporter of combustion.

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  • He inherited his father's hatred of Marius, and was a consistent though moderate supporter of the aristocracy.

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  • The work which he then wrote, and which in his own judgment was his best, was published in 1820, under the title of An Attempt to demonstrate from Reason and Revelation the Necessary Existence, Essential Perfections, and Superintending Providence of an Eternal Being, who is the Creator, the Supporter, and the Governor of all Things (2 vols.

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  • Immediately after his accession, while he was engaged in a campaign against the Arabs, his brother-in-law, an Armenian named Artavasdus, a supporter of the image-worshippers, had been proclaimed emperor, and it was not till the end of 743 that Constantine re-entered Constantinople.

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  • Bamberger (a strong supporter of the centric formula), have shown that the nature of the substituent groups influences the distribution of the fourth valencies; therefore it may be con-?

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  • On the outbreak of the war in 1675 he was the most loyal and energetic supporter of the young Charles XI., and finally his indispensable counsellor.

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  • He shares with Daru the honour of being the hardest worker and most devoted supporter in Napoleon's service; but it has generally been considered that he carried devotion to the length of servility, and thus often compromised the real interests of France.

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  • Though an ardent supporter of the historic Right, and, as such, entrusted by the Lanza cabinet with the defence of the law of guarantees in 1870, he was no respecter of persons, his caustic tongue sparing neither friend nor foe.

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  • In 1195 Conrad was succeeded by his son-in-law Henry, son of Henry the Lion, duke of Saxony, who was a loyal supporter of the emperor Henry VI.

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  • During the trying winter of 1854-55, the suffering he was compelled to witness, the censures, in great part unjust, which he had to endure and all the manifold anxieties of the siege seriously undermined his health, and although he found a friend and ardent supporter in his new French colleague, General Pelissier (q.v.), disappointment at the failure of the assault of the 18th of June 1855 finally broke his spirit, and very shortly afterwards, on the 28th of June 1855, he died of dysentery.

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  • died in 1833, Zumalacarregui was marked out as a natural supporter of the absolutist party which favoured the king's brother, Don Carlos.

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  • He was a staunch supporter of Charlemagne's principles of government and educational reforms; he established schools, and by his own literary achievements showed himself a worthy member of the learned circle which graced the Carolingian court.

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  • In 1780 £3000 was paid for a seat: in 1812 each supporter of one of the candidates received £roo.

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  • But John O'Neill (1740-1798), who represented Randalstown in the Irish parliament 1761-1783, and the county of Antrim from the latter year till his death, took an active part in debate on the popular side, being a strong supporter of Catholic emancipation.

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  • ELISHA KENT KANE (1820-1857), American scientist and explorer, was born in Philadelphia on the 10th of February 1820, the son of the jurist John Kintzing Kane (1795-1858), a friend and supporter of Andrew Jackson, attorney-general of Pennsylvania in 1845-1846, U.S. judge of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania after 1846, and president of the American Philosophical Society in 1856-1858.

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  • He first appears (c. 357) as a supporter of Acacius, bishop of Caesarea, the leader of that party in the episcopate which supported the Homoean formula by which the emperor Constantius sought to effect a compromise between the Homoeusians and the Homousians.

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  • In the presidential election of 1824 he appeared as a strong supporter of William H.

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  • Charles however did not scruple shortly afterwards to disavow his noblest supporter in order to become a king on terms dictated by Argyll and Argyll's adherents.

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  • A supporter of Cavour until the latter's death he joined the party of Rattazzi and became under-secretary of state for public works in the Rattazzi cabinet of 1862.

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  • He later became the second vizier of the empire, and, as a supporter of Sokolli, was in power till his death in 1575.

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  • Though a strong Tory and supporter of the hereditary principle, James's attacks on Protestantism soon drove him into opposition.

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  • His position in Italy was similar to that of Bishop Dupanloup in France; and, as but a moderate supporter of the policy enunciated in the Syllabus, he was not altogether persona grata to Pius IX.

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  • This fiscal policy he pursued during his three Federal premierships (1903-4, 1905-8, 1909-10), and he was also a strong supporter of Australia's cooperation in Imperial defence, being responsible for the acceptance of the measure authorizing Australian naval construction in 1909 and for the invitation to Lord Kitchener to come to Australia to report on the question of defence.

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  • The conception of confederated Italy found in him a vigorous supporter.

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  • He joined the crusade of his elder brother, the Lord Edward (1271-1272); and Edward, on his accession, found in Edmund a loyal supporter.

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  • Then, elected deputy by the department of the Loiret, he joined the group of the Left Centre, and was a supporter of the revolution of the 4th of September 1870.

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  • In general Edwards was a supporter of the slave trade, and was described by William Wilberforce as a powerful opponent.

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  • (2) Hildebrand, the hero of the oldest German epic. A loyal supporter of Theodoric, he follows his master, when threatened by Odoacer, to the court of Attila.

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  • He remained then with his army near Vicks 1 President Lincoln was Grant's most unwavering supporter.

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  • The principal Japanese supporter of this school was TaigadO (1722-1775), but the volume of copies of his sketches, TafgadO sansui juseki, published about 1870, is one of the least attractive albums ever printed in Japan.

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  • In the greater politics of Germany, Baden, between 1850 and 1866, was a consistent supporter of Austria; and in the war of 1866 her contingents, under Prince William, had two sharp engagements with the Prussian army of the Main.

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  • On the same day on which McClellan was relieved from his command, Porter, his warm friend and supporter, was suspended.

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  • In Le Correspondant (1843), established by Montalembert and De Falloux, the Catholics and Legitimists had a valuable supporter.

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  • On the 29th of November 1779 Fox was wounded in a duel with Mr William Adam, a supporter of Lord North's whom he had savagely denounced.

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  • In the political troubles which preceded the outbreak of the Civil War, Hopton, as member of parliament successively for Bath, Somerset and Wells, at first opposed the royal policy, but after Strafford's attainder (for which he voted) he gradually became an ardent supporter of Charles, and at the beginning of the Great Rebellion he was made lieutenant-general under the marquess of Hertford in the west.

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  • He was a strong supporter of President Wilson's policies and especially of the League of Nations.

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  • He continued, however, to take a warm interest in politics, both home and foreign, and especially in the war against France, of which he was an enthusiastic supporter.

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  • But he was an active supporter of many popular movements - particularly of that which ended in the abolition of the slave trade; and he was throughout his entire life sincerely and profoundly attached to the political principles of the Whigs, both in their popular and in their aristocratic aspect.

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  • But he showed a sense of the necessity for providing the country with a government, and was a steady supporter of Capo d'Istria.

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  • In May of that year Cromwell was made lord-general of the forces in Ireland by the parliament, and Deane, as a supporter of Cromwell who had to be reckoned with, was appointed his lieutenant of artillery.

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  • Spottiswoode had originally become prominent as an ardent supporter of the strict Presbyterian party, but gradually came to see the inconveniences of "parity in the Church," attributed little importance to the existing matters of dispute, and thought that the interests of both church and state were best secured by keeping on good terms with the king.

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  • He was elected member of the first Piedmontese parliament and was a strenuous supporter of Cavour; during the Crimean campaign he took General La Marmora's place as war minister.

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  • Kempe had a prominent position in the English council as a supporter of Henry Beaufort, whom he succeeded as chancellor in March 1426.

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  • The most general application of the word in these transferred senses is that of an influential supporter or protector.

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  • 1440), a stout supporter of England, was made governor of Paris by Henry V.

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  • His most loyal supporter was Eumenes, governor of Cappadocia and Paphlagonia.

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  • died about 1145, and his son and successor, Frederick III., was a constant supporter of the Hohenstaufen.

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  • As a member of the Assembly he had been a strong supporter of woman suffrage, and in June 1919, as governor, called a special session which ratified the woman suffrage amendment to the Federal Constitution.

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  • He was an influential advocate of the surrender of the proprietary government of the Jerseys to the Crown (1702), became a member of the New Jersey Council in 1703, was suspended 'by Governor Cornbury in 1704, was elected a member of the Assembly in 1707 and led that body in opposition to Cornbury, was reappointed to the Council under Governor Lovelace in 1708, was again suspended in 1709 by Lieut.-Governor Ingoldsby, was made President of the Council in 1710 under Governor Hunter, and in 1711, during Hunter's administration (1710-1719), of which he was a staunch supporter, was made a justice of the supreme court of New Jersey.

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  • He possessed the characteristic vigour and astuteness of the old Arab stock from which he sprang; and in his wife, the renowned Zenobia, he found an able supporter of his policy.

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  • After the outbreak of the World War he was a staunch supporter of the Allies, and on Jan.

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  • He was a faithful supporter of the elder Dionysius, and commander s See R.

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  • He took his seat on the 28th of November as a supporter of the Draper government.

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  • In the opinion, moreover, of Dr Theal, who has written the history of the Boer Republics and has been a consistent supporter of the Boers, the annexation of Griqualand West was probably in the best interests of the Free State.

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  • He died in 1525 while the Peasants' War was desolating his land, and was succeeded by his brother John, who was an enthusiastic supporter of the reformed faith and who shared with Philip, landgrave of Hesse, the leadership of the league of Schmalkalden.

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  • He was a determined supporter of Prussian ascendancy, and was one of the first members to retire after the king of Prussia refused the imperial crown in 1849.

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  • He afterwards became bishop of Chalons-sur-Marne, and took part in the dispute concerning investitures as a supporter of Calixtus II., whom he represented at the conference of Mousson.

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  • That alliance was finally renewed in 1558, while in 1560 the Romanist cantons made one with the duke of Savoy, a zealous supporter of the old faith.

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  • It now found a bold supporter in William of Occam (q.v.), and through him became widely accepted.

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  • He was a powerful supporter of the movement for spelling reform, as a means of promoting the spread of the English language.

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  • Dawes as United States Senator from Massachusetts in 1893; and in 1899 and in 1905 was re-elected to the Senate, where he became one of the most prominent of the Republican leaders, and an influential supporter of President Roosevelt.

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  • He proclaimed the Republic, and was then a supporter of the successful federal party.

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  • Though a zealous supporter of repeal, he endeavoured to supplant O'Connell as the leader of the party, an attempt which aroused against him the popular antipathy of the Irish.

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  • The Eusebian list only wanted the complete admission of the Apocalypse to be identical with the Athanasian; and Athanasius had one stalwart supporter in Epiphanius (ob.

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  • He graduated at Harvard in 1745, and was a member of the lower house of the general court of Massachusetts in 1753-1756, and from 1757 to 1774 of the Massachusetts council, in which, according to Governor Thomas Hutchinson, he "was without a rival," and, on the approach of the War of Independence, was "the principal supporter of the opposition to the government."

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  • He was a strong supporter of the establishment, but conciliatory towards the Free churches, and this brought him into a good deal of controversy.

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  • In philosophy Agassiz was distinctly a disciple of Cuvier and supporter of the doctrine of special creation, and to a more limited extent of cataclysmic extinctions.

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  • Elizabeth and Burghley were inclined to try an alliance with the Scottish king, and the event justified their policy, which Walsingham did his best to frustrate, although deserted on this occasion by his chief regular supporter, Leicester.

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  • Her influence on him was unfortunate, for she was a strong supporter of the Jesuit party which was in favour of extreme measures.

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  • Ryle was a strong supporter of the evangelical school.

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  • He is introduced by Cicero as an interlocutor in the De oratore and De natura deorum (iii.), as a supporter of the principles of the New Academy.

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  • In 1833 he entered the national House of Representatives, and although he achieved no distinction in debate he was a hard worker, and a loyal supporter of the policies of President Jackson.

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  • He was a firm supporter of the emperor Henry IV., who rewarded his fidelity by granting him the dukedom of Swabia in 1079, and giving him his daughter Agnes in marriage.

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  • He was a staunch supporter of the co-operative movement.

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  • He was a strong supporter of Church reform, especially in the direction of obtaining larger powers for the laity.

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  • He was a supporter of the League of Nations; he indorsed woman suffrage and was a strong advocate of civil-service reform for the post-office and consular appointments.

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  • A strong supporter of the Hanoverian succession, he was one of the three officers of state to whom on the death of Anne was entrusted the duty of appointing a regent till the arrival of George I., whom he crowned pn the 31st of October 1714.

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  • Under him the college was extraordinarily prosperous, for, although a supporter of Cromwell, he was in touch with the most cultured royalists, who placed their sons in his charge.

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  • Arnulf possessed the qualities of a soldier, and was a loyal supporter of the church.

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  • 7, 19, 25, however, Abiathar appears as a supporter of Adonijah, and in ii.

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  • The Angevins took their revenge under Martin IV., who was a stanch supporter of the French.

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  • Attracted by Madame Recamier, he soon returned, and after an interview with Napoleon on the 10th of April, he became a supporter of his government and drew up the Acte constitutionnel.

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  • He was, however, a strong supporter of the Shu`ubite movement, i.e.

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  • The first monk to become pope, Gregory was naturally a strong supporter of monasticism.

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  • At all of these Holdheim was a strong supporter of the policy of modifying ritual (especially with regard to Sabbath observance, marriage laws and liturgical customs).

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  • Otto, whose chief supporter outside Germany was his uncle Richard I.

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  • From the very beginning of his service in Congress he was prominent as an opponent of the extension of slavery; he was a conspicuous supporter of the Wilmot Proviso, spoke against the Compromise Measures of 1850,1850, and in 1856, chiefly because of the passage in 1854 of the Kansas-Nebraska Bill, which repealed the Missouri Compromise, and his party's endorsement of that repeal at the Cincinnati Convention two years later, he withdrew from the Democrats and joined the newly organized Republican party.

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  • He was a prominent supporter of the financial schemes of John Law, by which he made large sums of money.

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  • He was an energetic supporter of the Tory party, even when it acted contrary to his views in passing the Roman Catholic Emancipation Act of 1829.

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  • At length a general named Harmahib, who had served under Akhenaton,came to the throne as a whole-hearted supporter of the old religion; soon Aton and his royal following suffered the fate that they had imposed upon Ammon; their monuments were destroyed and their names and figures erased, while those of Ammon were restored.

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  • In 1766, after the death of his supporter the grand vizier Raghib Pasha, he was again compelled to fly from Egypt to Yemen, but in the following year he was told that his party at Cairo was strong enough to permit of his return.

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  • He shortly afterwards received permission from the Porte to invade Syria, with the view of punishing All Beys supporter ~ahir, and left as his deputies in Cairo Ismgil Bey and Ibrahim Bey, who, by deserting All at the battle of Salihia, had brought about his downfall.

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  • On the 19th of January 1900 Osman Digna, who had been so great a supporter of Mahdism in the Eastern Sudan, and had always shown great discretion in securing the safety of his own person, was surrounded an.d captured at Jebel Warriba, as he was wandering a fugitive among the hills beyond Tokar.

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  • He gradually reverted to formal membership of the Liberal party, and in January 1906 unsuccessfully contested a division of Edinburgh as a supporter of Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman at the general election.

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  • Lord Courtney, who in 1883 married Miss Catherine Potter (an elder sister of Mrs Sidney Webb), was a prominent supporter of the women's movement.

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  • Colonel Denison was one of the founders of the "Canada First" party, which did much to shape the national aspirations from 1870 to 1878, and was a consistent supporter of imperial federation and of preferential trade between Great Britain and her colonies.

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  • Nevertheless the cardinal's authority remained supreme in the council, and Suffolk, as his chief supporter, gained increasing influence.

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  • He had to conduct the delicate negotiations which accompanied her return to Scotland, and though he was a supporter of the reformers on political grounds, he became her personal friend and was always willing to do her service.

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  • ARCHIBALD PHILIP PRIMROSE ROSEBERY, 5TH Earl Of (1847-), British statesman, born in London on the 7th of May 1847, was the grandson and successor to the title of Archibald John Primrose, 4th earl of Rosebery (1783-1868), a representative peer of Scotland, who was in 1828 created a peer of the United Kingdom as Baron Rosebery, and was an active supporter of the Reform Bill.

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  • he lost his chief supporter (9th of April 1483), and was forfeited while absent in England.

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  • Oxygen does not burn, but is the greatest supporter of combustion known, nearly all the other elements combining with it under suitable conditions (cf.

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  • Clemenceau confined his political activities to journalism, his career being further overclouded - so far as any immediate possibility of regaining his old ascendancy was concerned - by the long-drawn-out Dreyfus case, in which he took an active and honourable part as a supporter of M.

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  • He had been a strong supporter of Irish Disestablishment, but he refused to follow Gladstone in accepting Home Rule.

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  • Another of his titles was Gaeeochos, " the supporter of earth," the sea being supposed to support the earth and keep it firmly in its place.

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  • He was also an unfailing supporter of contemporary painting, in so far as it responded to his romantic tendencies, and he gave a fresh impulse to the arts of working in metal and glass.

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  • He was an ardent supporter of the ideas of the Revolution, a member of the Jacobin Club, and one of the founders of the club of the Cordeliers.

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  • He was also, though he deplored the conduct of the militants, a decided supporter of woman suffrage; and he took an active interest in, and lent a helping hand to, many social movements, the Working Men's College, Toynbee Hall, the Hampstead Garden Suburb, Children's Country Holidays, the Shakespeare National Memorial, as well as to a number of miscellaneous church societies.

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  • had remembered the courageous supporter of Louis XVI., and the pope the one intrepid defender of the Church in the statesgeneral.

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  • Caesar having bestowed a part of its territory on his supporter Sittius, the latter introduced a Roman settlement, and the town for a time was known as Colonia Sittianorum.

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  • He was a supporter of the Church Missionary and the British and Foreign Bible societies, and laboured for the abolition of slavery.

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  • He worked actively against the sweating system, pleaded for European intervention in Macedonia, and was a keen supporter of the Licensing Bill of 1908.

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  • Ashtar, the brave son of a brave father, who, after the fall of Mokhtar, had become a faithful supporter of Ibn Zobair.

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  • A court-martial, assembled by order of a friendly admiralty, and presided over by a warm partisan, "most honourably acquitted" him on the charge "that, on the 12th of April, the enemy's ships being then on fire, and the signal having been made that they could be destroyed, he did, for a considerable time, neglect or delay taking effectual measures for destroying them"; but this decision was in reality nothing more than a party statement of the fact that a commander-in-chief, a supporter of the government, is not to be condemned or broken for not being a person of brilliant genius or dauntless resolution.

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  • Story was a staunch supporter of his Church, and had little sympathy for schemes of reunion with the other Presbyterian communities.

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  • He was an ardent and outspoken supporter of Clay's compromise measures, and in 1850 he entered President Fillmore's cabinet as attorney-general, serving throughout the administration.

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  • While the latter followed (or led) the Shu`ubite movement and declared for the excellence of all things not Arabian, Asma`i was the pious Moslem and avowed supporter of the superiority of the Arabs over all peoples, and of the freedom of their language and literature from all foreign influence.

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  • The strength of the Whigs at this time and the necessities of the war caused the retirement of Harley, but he remained Anne's secret adviser and supporter against the faction, urging upon her "the dangers to the crown as well as to the church and monarchy itself from their counsels and actions," 3 while the duchess never regained her former influence.

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  • She was present at his trial and was publicly acclaimed by the mob as his supporter, while the Tory divine was consoled immediately on the expiration of his sentence with the living of St Andrew's, Holborn.

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  • Ducas was a strong supporter of the union of the Greek and Latin churches, and is very bitter against those who rejected even the idea of appealing to the West for assistance against the Turks.

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  • He opposed the Reform Bill of 1832, but was a supporter of Catholic emancipation, and his objection to the continuance of resistance to the abolition of the Corn Laws led him to resign his seat for Dorset in 1846.

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  • He sided with President Jackson on the question of nullification; was an efficient supporter of President Polk's administration during the Mexican War; and was an ardent advocate of slavery extension into the Territories, but when the Compromise of 1850 had been agreed upon he became its staunch supporter as a Union Democrat, and on that issue was elected governor of Georgia by a large majority.

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  • Young was a liberal supporter of David Livingstone, and also gave Io,50o to endow a chair of technical chemistry at Anderson's College.

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  • As a strong supporter of the Whigs, he gained the favour of Philip Yorke, afterwards lord chancellor and first earl of Hardwicke, and his subsequent preferments were largely due to this friendship. He held successively a number of benefices in different counties, and finally in London.

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  • Throughout the reign of Louis Philippe he remained a supporter of the government; and after the fall of the monarchy, in February 1848, he withdrew from political affairs and retired to his country seat in Auvergne.

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  • The writer is a supporter of Church and State, an upholder of monarchical principles.

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  • Here, with Manning as president and Hezekiah Smith (1737-1805), his class-mate at Princeton, as financial agent and influential supporter, the institution (since 1804 known as Brown University) was for many years the only degree-conferring institution controlled by Baptists.

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  • He became a warm supporter of Washington's administration, and his prejudices against the constitution were largely removed by its working in practice.

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  • (1794-1888), the biographer of Tegner; Per Erik Bergfalk (1798-1890), the critic and supporter of Geijer; the distinguished historian and academician, Karl Johan Schlyter (1795-1888) and the historical writers, Fredrik Ferdinand Carlson (1811-1887), Vilhelm Erik Svedelius (1816-1889), and Martin Weibull (1835-1902).

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  • Danby (afterwards duke of Leeds) now became chief minister; but, though in reality a strong supporter of the national policy, he could not hope to keep his place without acquiescence in the king's schemes.

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  • Gregoras subsequently took an important part in the Hesychast controversy, in which he violently opposed Gregorius Palamas, the chief supporter of the sect.

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  • He appears in history first as a supporter of Sulla, and during the proscription he was conspicuous for his greed and cruelty.

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  • The other consul, C. Antonius, in whom Catiline hoped to find a supporter, was won over and got out of the way by Cicero, who resigned the province of Macedonia in his favour.

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  • He resigned his seat in 1912, in order to recontest it as a supporter of women's suffrage, and was defeated.

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  • Zahn is now its main supporter, and his contentions are not convincing.

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  • He was a founder and a chief supporter of the magazine, the Dial, which was the organ of the school from 1841 to 1844.

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  • He was an active supporter of anti-imperialism.

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  • He also was an energetic supporter of the Ligue de la Patrie Francaise.

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  • In the House of Commons he was a prominent supporter of Charles Bradlaugh; he was the first to advocate old age pensions, and in 1890 carried a proposal to free elementary education in Scotland.

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  • The proclamation of liberty of worship made him a supporter of the Revolution, and he was sent as deputy to the Convention by the department of Lot.

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  • Keppel was by family connexion and personal preference a strong supporter of the Whig connexion, led by the Marquess of Rockingham and the Duke of Richmond.

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  • In a young cone the seminiferous scale appears as a hump of tissue at the base or in the axil of the carpellary scale, but Celakovsky, a strong supporter of the axillary-bud theory, attaches little or no importance to this kind of evidence, regarding the present manner of development as being merely an example of a short cut adopted in the course of evolution, and replacing the original production of a branch in the axil of each carpellary scale.

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  • He was a keen supporter of Federation and in 1900 led the delegation sent to London with the Australian Commonwealth bill.

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  • He had been a lifelong supporter of Preference, but his majority over Sir George Reid and the Free Traders was small and the Labour party held the balance.

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  • The general lines of policy which this organization endeavoured to promote may best be gathered from De Patriot, a paper published in the colony, and an avowed supporter of the organization.

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  • As editor of the Troy Budget (daily) he was a vigorous supporter of Martin Van Buren, and when Van Buren's followers acquired control of the legislature in 1821 Marcy was made adjutant-general of the New York militia.

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  • He was a supporter of the principles of Abraham Geiger, and while still in`Germany advocated the introduction of prayers in the vernacular, the exclusion of nationalistic hopes from the synagogue service, and other ritual modifications.

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  • Nevertheless he came forward brilliantly in 1904 and 1905 as a supporter of the law on the separation of church and state.

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  • He went to Trinity College, Cambridge, and in 1837 was elected to parliament as Conservative member for Ipswich, but resigned two years later, having adopted Liberal views, and became an ardent supporter of the free-trade movement.

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  • He early became a supporter of Woodrow Wilson for the presidency and was publicity manager for his campaign in 1912.

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  • He was a warm supporter of the Roman expedition, but an equally warm opponent of Louis Napoleon, and after being one of the deputies who were arrested at the coup d'etat he retired from public life.

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  • Moreover it was a great hindrance to him that he was a consistent friend and supporter of the papacy.

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  • When he proceeded to deny the doctrine of transubstantiation, to assert the all-sufficiency of the Scriptures as a rule of life, to denounce saint-worship, pilgrimages, and indulgences, and to declare, the pope to be Antichrist, he frightened his old supporter John of Gaunt and the politicians of the anti-clerical clique.

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  • Already before Warbecks arrival Poynings had arrested the earl of Kildare, Simn.els old supporter, cowed some of the Irish by military force, and bought over others by promises of subsidies and pensions.

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  • Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, son of the above, husband of Porcia the sister of Cato Uticensis, friend of Cicero and enemy of Caesar, and a strong supporter of the aristocratical party.

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  • Fredegond has been accused of complicity in his murder, but with little show of probability, since in her husband she lost her principal supporter.

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  • He was a faithful supporter of Webster's policy as declared in the latter's famous "Seventh of March Speech" (1850) and laboured to secure for him the presidential nomination at the Whig national convention in 1852.

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  • In parliament he was a supporter of parliamentary reform and of Roman Catholic emancipation.

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  • On his return he was presented by Catherine to the living of Bradwell, in Essex, and remained to the last a staunch supporter of the unfortunate queen.

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  • After the Civil War Blair became a supporter of President Johnson's reconstruction policy, and eventually rejoined the Democratic party.

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  • He was an ardent supporter of the candidacy of Theodore Roosevelt for the Republican presidential nomination in 1912, and was in charge of the contests for seating the Roosevelt delegates in the national convention.

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  • This hostility, which amounted to a real vendetta, was based, not so much upon the foreign policy of its victim, his negotiation of the Armistice terms and the decisive influence which he exercised in securing the acceptance of the Treaty of Versailles; as upon his financial policy both as Finance Minister in 1919 and as the Democratic Catholic supporter and, it is said, the political adviser of the Catholic Chancellor of the Reich, Dr. Wirth, in the preparation in the summer of 1921 of a fresh scheme of taxation designed to impose new burdens upon capital and upon the prosperous landed interest.

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  • Mr William O'Brien presided at the inaugural dinner on the 12th of April, and some English M.P.'s were present, but his chief supporter throughout was Father Humphreys.

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  • Pope Gregory XIV., an enthusiastic supporter of the League and a strong adherent of Spain., having succeeded Sixtus V., who had been very lukewarm towards the League, made Henry IV.s position still more serious just at the moment when, the old Cardinal de Bourbon having died, Philip II.

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  • He married the daughters of their sheikhs and found in Abdullah, a member of the Taaisha section of the tribe, his chief supporter.

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  • Although he used Persian for some of his works he was a strong supporter of the superiority of the Arabic language and an opponent of the Shu`ubite movement.

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  • She helped to inaugurate the society for the prevention of cruelty to children, and was a keen supporter of the ragged school union.

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  • Missionary efforts of all sorts; hospitals and nursing; industrial homes and refuges; relief funds, &c., found in her a generous supporter.

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  • Lloyd was a stanch supporter of the revolution.

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  • He was a fervent football supporter of the NFL.

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  • He is a passionate Celtic supporter, where he is also an investor.

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  • Now, imagine for a moment that the hated glazers are finally usurped by supporter groups.

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  • After his death she became the devoted attendant and supporter of the Roman pontiff and cherished an extraordinary affection for him.

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  • antiquarian book collector, golfer and supporter of Leicester Tigers, he is also a magistrate.

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  • ardent supporter of Fuller's brewery.

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  • Martin Glaberman (1918-2001) 20+ American autoworker and life-long supporter of Raya Dunayevskaya and C L R James.

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  • avowed supporter, proved a formidable critic.

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  • The FoR supported conscientious objectors during World War I and was a supporter of passive resistance during World War II.

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  • donateFUW has been a long time supporter of the National Eisteddfod, regularly donating the Chair, Crown or other major prizes.

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  • dyed-in-the-wool supporter of all things imperial.

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  • encapsulate perfectly what being a Burnley supporter is all about.

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  • Travis are noted fans of its potato fritters and Manic Street Preacher James Dean Bradfield is also a staunch supporter.

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  • keen supporter of the LTA campaign Play Tennis 2006.

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  • licking two thousand envelopes to notify our own supporter list.

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  • long-standing supporter of Save the Children's work.

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  • Indeed their local parson is a loyal supporter and follower of hounds on his Welsh cob.

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  • This supporter was Richard Mulcaster, the great pedagogue, head of the famous schools of Merchant Taylor's and St. Paul's.

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  • He is also patron of the host club and a keen supporter of this and other regular activities allowed on this largely private park.

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  • quail hunt at a political supporter's ranch.

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  • She was a daughter of Charles Selby, a well known recusant and Jacobite supporter.

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  • Countryside Alliance supporter assaulted a hunt saboteur (Video and stills) Please click here to view video of incident.

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  • Here are some of the most common and popular songs you need as a supporter.

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  • splenetic outburst of a disaffected supporter: Martin Chuffing Edwards.

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  • staunch supporter of football in the town for over 78 years.

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  • supporter of African American suffrage, Blaine was a strong opponent of President Andrew Johnson and voted for his impeachment in 1868.

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  • Jordan has been a staunch supporter of the UN Conventional Arms Register.

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  • Lesley had been a keen participant in - and ardent supporter of - the sport for some years.

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  • I bet J.W. Pepper was probably a loyal supporter of George Wallace.

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  • Alongside John Peel, The Big Chill's Pete Laurence was also an enthusiastic early supporter of Hint.

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  • Sir Peter is an avid supporter of St Dunstan's work.

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  • Beverley and East Riding is a keen supporter of the LTA campaign Play Tennis 2006.

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  • The training for the breastfeeding peer supporter volunteers will cover breastfeeding issues and communication skills.

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  • vociferous supporter.

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  • Pius, who had openly expressed sympathy with the new liberties of France, was accused of "Jacobinism"; Consalvi, brought up in the legitimist atmosphere of the entourage of Cardinal York, was a convinced supporter of the divine right of kings generally and of Louis XVIII.

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  • Because he attended the synod at Rome in 1302 in the controversy between France and the Pope, he was considered a supporter of Boniface VIII., yet was by no means unfavourably regarded at the French court.

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  • By his championship of the national policy he had raised up formidable foes abroad without securing a single friend or supporter at home, 6 and his fidelity to the national interests was now, through a very mean and ignoble act of personal spite, to be the occasion of his downfall.

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  • As a supporter of Northumberland and a married man, Parker was naturally deprived of his deanery, his mastership of Corpus, and his other preferments.

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  • 9, 1861), which was bringing supplies to Anderson, and the bombardment of Fort Sumter; and was a zealous supporter of the Confederate cause.

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  • He was an enthusiastic supporter of the movement which led to the Disruption of 1843; and his name is thenceforth associated with the Free Church, for which he collected r 16,000 from July 1845 to June 1846 to provide manses for the seceding ministers.

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  • Bohemund procured the election of Dagobert, the archbishop of Pisa, to the vacant patriarchate, disliking Arnulf, and perhaps hoping to find in the new patriarch a political supporter.

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  • It may be liquefied, its critical temperature being -93, 5°, and the liquid boils at -153.6° C. It is not a supporter of combustion, unless the sustance introduced is at a sufficiently high temperature to decompose the gas, when combustion will continue at the expense of the liberated oxygen.

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  • The professor of Arabic in Lisbon intervened to sustain the accepted view of the battle, and charged Herculano and his supporter Gayangos with ignorance of the Arab historians and of their language.

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  • In 63 he was quaestor in Asia, in 65 tribune, in 68 praetor, and when Vespasian was proclaimed emperor, he immediately declared himself his supporter.

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  • These "conversations," as he called them, were more or less informal talks on a great range of topics, spiritual, aesthetic and practical, in which he emphasized the ideas of the school of American Transcendentalists led by Emerson, who was always his supporter and discreet admirer.

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  • He was able, impetuous, frank, perfectly fearless in controversy, a speaker and preacher of much eloquence, a supporter of missions to the Oneida Indians in his diocese, and the compiler of the following devotional works: A Companion for the Altar (1804), Festivals and Fasts (1804), A Companion to the Book of Common Prayer (1805), and A Clergyman's Companion (1805).

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  • Though, as Lacaze-Duthiers remarks, a certain relation is necessary between the " stimulus " and the " supporter of the stimulus," as evidenced by the limitation in the majority of cases of each species of gall-insect to some one vegetable structure, still it must be the quality of the irritant not strictly obsolete, is now seldom used; the formation is felt to be somewhat uncouth, so that the use of the word in the plural in commonly evaded " (New Eng.

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  • Ampius Balbus, a supporter of Pompey, but afterwards pardoned by Julius Caesar (cf.

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  • He was also a supporter of the movement for abolishing the recitation of the Athanasian Creed in the public services of the Church of England, believing, as he said, that the "presence" of the damnatory clauses, "as they stand and where they stand, is a real peril to the Church and to Christianity itself," and that those clauses "are no essential part" of the creed.

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  • From this time on he was a supporter of Nicene orthodoxy over against Arianism (cf., e.g., his Contra Marcellum, De ecclesiastica theologia, and Theophania).

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  • His antagonist in public disputations was the Calvinist leader, Peter Juhasz (Melius); his supporter was Blandrata.

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  • The comments by Senator Warner, a senior Republican who is a staunch supporter of the president, have reverberated loudly across Congress.

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  • Next in line for the splenetic outburst of a disaffected supporter: Martin Chuffing Edwards.

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  • I have been a staunch supporter of football in the town for over 78 years.

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  • A supporter of African American suffrage, Blaine was a strong opponent of President Andrew Johnson and voted for his impeachment in 1868.

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  • Alongside John Peel, The Big Chill 's Pete Laurence was also an enthusiastic early supporter of Hint.

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  • Sir Peter is an avid supporter of St Dunstan 's work.

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  • If the supporter is unhappy with the reply they can refer the matter to the Club Chairman.

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  • The United States, where GM crops are widely grown and eaten, is a vociferous supporter.

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  • CFA is the founder and staunch supporter of the Winn Feline Foundation, a non-profit organization which supports research into cat health issues.

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  • The judges were split on Temple - Vern Yip said he felt she was "acting," while Cynthia Rowley - clearly Temple's biggest supporter - thought she was a natural.

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  • Anderson is vegan and a staunch supporter of animal rights and works regularly with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) on advertising and awareness campaigns.

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  • She remained an active supporter of his career until her death in 1997.

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  • He is a big supporter of the Boys and Girls Clubs and donated one million dollars to the Manchester, New Hampshire branch in 2007.

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  • In 1985, Amanda Blake became an avid supporter of the Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), a group set up to protect the rights of performing and exotic animals.

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  • She is a lifelong supporter of animal welfare charities and has begun some of her own, and she dedicates much of her time and money to these causes.

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  • Many Eric fans are interested in Viking jewelry to show their support of the character and some True Blood inspired jewelry features Viking designs.Skarsgård also is a supporter of the Tails for Whales (IFAW).

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  • You'll even have your pick of the litter if you're a college team supporter.

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  • Old Pine Farm - As a supporter of the Humane Farming Association, Old Pine Farm produces not only organic, grass-fed beef, but pork, lamb, emu, and chicken.

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  • This wine came in 6th in our tasting, but interestingly it was scored as #1 by its staunch supporter.

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  • Does your partner want to be your primary supporter?

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  • Anthony and Frederick Douglas, and became a passionate supporter of both women's suffrage and civil rights.

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  • There is no greater supporter in your corner than your Pisces lover.

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  • The company is a well-established one which supports the community: Farmers Insurance is a major corporate supporter of the March of Dimes, having contributed $4.2 million to the organization in 2010.

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  • Another option has been a bra strap supporter, an extra piece of elastic that can fasten to the back of any bra and sits horizontally on your back between the straps, keeping them in place.

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  • LimeWire is a strong supporter of the idea of open source code software, and has made its own program available under the Free Software Foundation General Public License (GPL) since 2001.

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  • Chris Martin, Coldplay singer, has been a vocal supporter of Oxfam and their fair trade work in particular.

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  • Furious, Harry gathers his things and leaves in the middle of the night only to discover that a convicted murderer and supporter of Lord Voldemort, Siris Black, has escaped from the wizard prison, Azkaban.

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  • Over time her disposition softened and she became a strong supporter of Bajor joining the Federation.

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  • Men and women who are either in the military, interested in being in the military, or just a military supporter, often use MySpace military graphics on their profile pages as a way of showing solidarity and support for the troops.

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  • Having extorted a large sum of money from the burghers of Nuremberg, he quarrelled with his supporter, the French king, and offered his services to the emperor.

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  • Coloman was twice married, (1) in 1097 to Buzella, daughter of Roger, duke of Calabria, the chief supporter of the pope, and (2) in 1112 to the Russian princess, Euphemia, who played him false and was sent back in disgrace to her kinsfolk the following year.

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  • The murder of Essad Pasha (June 1920) deprived the Serbs of their chief supporter in Albania: and friction was increased by the bad administration in the Sanjak and Macedonia, by the inability of the Durazzo Government to prevent continual armed raids against Serbian territory, and by the encouragement given from some Serbian quarters to the Mirdite rising in the summer of 1921.

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