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  • I am miserable in your absence yet the simple memory of you is enough to sustain me during those interminably long intervals when we are apart.

  • We don't have the people or supplies to sustain ourselves on the regular army side.

  • She was trained to assess, protect, repair, and sustain government systems through any kind of crisis.

  • She sighed, no longer able to sustain her hope.

  • But then, not being married, how could he understand what was required to sustain a marriage?

  • Your life is important to me, more so than the amount of pain I must put you through to sustain it, she replied.

  • In 1669, when the chair of philosophy at the College Royal fell vacant, one of the four selected candidates had to sustain a thesis against " the pretended new philosophy of Descartes."

  • Perhaps his energy would not have been sufficient to sustain him against these repeated blows of destiny if, in 1854, the accession to the viceroyalty of Egypt of his old friend, Said Pacha, had not given a new impulse to the ideas that had haunted him for the last twenty-two years concerning the Suez Canal.

  • They might not sustain it, but if the parties did not dispute it, they were free to observe it.

  • The labour needed in this industry is supplied by Indian peons, who live in a state of semi-servitude and are paid barely enough to sustain life.

  • Chase and Judge John C. Underwood constituted the United States circuit court sitting for Virginia before which the case was brought in December 1868; the court was divided, the chief justice voting to sustain the motion and Underwood to overrule it.

  • It had to sustain many wars with its neighbours in order to maintain itself in its new possessions.

  • When the Seven Days' battle began Porter's corps had to sustain alone the full weight of the Confederate attack, and though defeated in the desperately fought battle of Gaines's Mill (June 27, 1862) the steadiness of his defence was so conspicuous that he was immediately promoted major-general of volunteers and brevet origadiergeneral U.S.A. His corps, moreover, had the greatest share in the successful battles of Glendale and Malvern Hill.

  • He negotiates all treaties or alliances with foreign states, protects British subjects residing abroad, and demands satisfaction for any injuries they may sustain at the hands of foreigners.

  • For he had neither [means] to sustain himself nor his servants, and need not make further rehearsal thereof, seeing she knew it as well as he."

  • It was certainly wise if the means existed which were necessary to carry it out and sustain it.

  • In spite of his age and infirmity he showed some vigour in dealing with Cade's rebellion, and by his official experience and skill did what he could for four years to sustain the king's authority.

  • 3; the succeeding stages of creep are shown at b, c, d, f, and g, in the same figure; the last being the final stage, when the coal begins to sustain the pressure from the overlying strata, in common with the disturbed pavement.

  • Their failures were small compared with those of their contemporaries in England and elsewhere in Europe, and public opinion did not long sustain violent persecution of opinion.

  • The rainfall, however, is light, about 20 to 25 in., but, with the assistance of irrigation, it serves to sustain a considerable degree of cultivation in the neighbourhood of the city.

  • Pretorius and Kruger, realizing that they would have to sustain attack from both north and south, abandoned their enterprise.

  • That it can sustain life on a purely vegetable diet is proved by instances on record of its being fed for years on bread only, in confinement.

  • In confinement the brown bear is readily tamed; and advantage has been taken of the facility with which it can sustain itself on the hind feet to teach it to dance to the sound of music. It measures about 12 ft.

  • It was to sustain Augustine's thesis that Orosius produced in 417 his Historiarum libri septem, which remained the standard text-book on world history during the middle ages.

  • In 1664 a peace congress was opened at Durovicha and the prospects of Poland seemed most brilliant; but at the very moment when she needed all her armed strength to sustain her diplomacy, the rebellion of one of her leading magnates, Prince Lubomirsky, involved her in a dangerous civil war, compelled her to reopen negotiations with the Muscovites, at Andrussowo, under far more unfavourable conditions, and after protracted negotiations practically to accept the Muscovite terms. By the truce of Andrussowo (Feb.

  • The city's river commerce, though of less relative importance since the advent of railways, is large and brings to its wharves much bulky freight, such as coal, iron and lumber; it also helps to distribute the products of the city's factories; and the National government has done much to sustain this commerce by deepening and lighting the channel.

  • Their range in space, including carriage by birds, may be coextensive with the distribution of water, but it is not known what height of temperature or how much chemical adulteration of the water they can sustain, how far they can penetrate underground, nor what are the limits of their activity between the floor and the surface of aquatic expanses, fresh or saline.

  • After a rough estimate of the perturbations it must sustain from the attraction of the planets, he predicted its return for 1757,-a bold prediction at that time, but justified by the event, for the comet again made its appearance as was expected, though it did not pass through its perihelion till the month of March 1759, the attraction of Jupiter and Saturn having caused, as was computed by Clairault previously to its return, a retardation of 618 days.

  • The legend of the Omophorus and Splenditeneus, rival giants who sustain earth and luminous heavens on their respective shoulders, even if it already figures in the cuneiform texts of Assyria, is yet to be traced in Mithraic bas-reliefs.

  • The production had steadily fallen to 16,984 flasks in 1908, but in the opinion of the United States Geological Survey this reduction is mainly attributable, in recent years at least, to market conditions, and does not truly indicate the exhaustion of the mines, although the ores now available are of low grades, those of New Almaden having shown a decrease in yield from 36.7% in1850-1851to o~74% in 1895-1896, so that only the greatest metallurgical skill and business economy can sustain the mines against a weak market.

  • 6) possesses the advantage that the panels or laths can be diminished in thickness towards the top in proportion to the reduced water-pressure; whereas the needles, being of uniform cross-section, have to be made stout enough to sustain the maximum bottom pressure.

  • We have now to see that, in writing the Categories, on the one hand he carried his differences from his master further than he had done in his early criticisms by insisting that individual substances are not only real, but are the very things which sustain the universal; but on the other hand, he clung to further relics of the Platonic theory, and it is those which differentiate the Categories and the Metaphysics.

  • Gunther (1783-1863), " Cartesius correctus," erected too mystical an edifice on the psychological basis of Descartes to sustain a satisfactory realism.

  • prepared the way for the Concordat of Worms. On the other hand, with more acuteness than his predecessors, he realized that the papacy could not sustain the struggle against Germany unless it could rely upon the support of another Christian kingdom of the West; and he concluded with Philip I.

  • This period, however, is characterized not only by the thoroughgoing development of the authority of the Holy See, but also by the severe struggle the popes had to sustain against the hostile forces that were opposed to their conquests or to the mere exercise of what they regarded as their right.

  • The empress Euphrosyne tried in vain to sustain his credit and his court; Vatatzes, the favourite instrument of her attempts at reform, was assassinated by the emperor's orders.

  • These passages inspire a hope, but do not sustain a certainty.

  • If they spring from a thick root it is not to be wantonly severed, but the soil should be removed and the sucker taken off by cutting away a clean slice of the root, which will then heal and sustain no harm.

  • 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.

  • Sir Walter Scott, Croker, Hayward, Macaulay, Thomas Carlyle (whose famous Fraser article was reprinted in 1853) and Whitwell Elwin have done as much as anybody perhaps to sustain the zest for Johnsonian studies.

  • In 1314 Albert's son, Frederick, was chosen German king in opposition to Louis IV., duke of Upper Bavaria, afterwards the emperor Louis IV., and Austria was weakened by the efforts of the Habsburgs to sustain Frederick in his contest with Louis, and also by the struggle carried on between another brother, Leopold, and the Swiss.

  • The western mountains, exposed to the fierce lash of the Atlantic rains, sustain the heaviest and most constant precipitation.

  • But he adds, " To sustain the deduction it is not necessary that they should " (Ancient Society, p. 408).

  • The allies, feeling there the weight of the French attack, gradually drew upon the reserves of their left and right to sustain the shock.

  • Isliamov hoisted the Russian flag on Franz Josef Land in anticipation of any claim that Austria might sustain by right of discovery.

  • On a motion for a new trial on the 10th of November of the same year it was stated that he was furnished with affidavits contradicting the evidence that had been given by Kay and others with respect to the originality of the invention; but the court refused to grant a new trial, on the ground that, whatever might be the fact as to the question of originality, the deficiency in the specification was enough to sustain the verdict, and the cancellation of the patents was ordered a few days afterwards.

  • great part enumerated (I call them forms of the first class), and which (like the letters of the alphabet) are not many, and yet make up and sustain the essences and forms of all substances - this, I say, it is which I am attempting, and which constitutes and defines that part of metaphysic of which we are now inquiring."

  • But his character was too weak to sustain the part.

  • Thus the English, who cannot give up animal food and spirituous liquors, are less able to sustain the heat of the tropics than the more sober Spaniards and Portuguese.

  • After that, revolts of the satraps in Asia Minor and Syria were of everyday occurrence, and the task of suppressing them wasP complicated by the foreign wars which the empire had to sustain against Greece and Egypt.

  • (c. 170138) had to sustain a difficult war with Eucratides of Bactria, but eventually succeeded in wresting Mit hra- from him a few districts on the Turanian frontier.

  • We complain of the severe losses which we have been forced to sustain by the emancipation of our slaves, and the vexatious laws which have been enacted respecting them.

  • Chrysippus's im mediate successors were Zeno of Tarsus, Diogenes of Seleucia (often called the Babylonian) and Antipater of Tarsus, men of no originality, though not without ability; the two lastnamed, however, had all their energies taxed to sustain the conflict with Carneades (q.v.).

  • Farther south the llanos of Chuquisaca and Tarija also sustain large herds of cattle on the more elevated districts, and on the well-watered plains of the Chaco.

  • Rainfall varying with the altitude, the lower timber line below which precipitation is insufficient to sustain a growth of trees is about 7000 ft., and the upper timber line about I I,Soo ft.

  • Other attacks followed, and it became evident that Charles was unable permanently to sustain the royal authority.

  • As, however, the animals referred to do not actually fly, but merely dart into the air and there sustain themselves for brief intervals, they afford no real support to the theory.

  • The machine, fully prepared for flight, was started from the top of an inclined plane, in descending which it attained a velocity necessary to sustain it in its further progress.

  • Where a house or building in a street is taken down to be rebuilt, the urban district council may prescribe the line to which it is to be rebuilt, paying compensation to the building owner for any damage which he may sustain consequent upon the requirement.

  • Of these one or two, as we have evidence, tried their hands at engraving; among their engravings were these "knots," which, being things of use for decorative craftsmen to copy, were inscribed for identification, and perhaps for protection, as coming from the Achademia Leonardi Vinci; a trifling matter altogether, and quite unfit to sustain the elaborate structure of conjecture which has been built on it.

  • It must not only be strong enough to sustain all possible vertical loads, but it must be sufficiently rigid to resist without deformation or weakening all lateral disturbing forces, the principal of which are the pressure of wind, the possible sway of moving crowds or moving machinery, and the vibration of the earth from the passage of loaded vans and trolleys, and slight earthquakes which at times visit almost all localities.

  • In buildings to be used as offices, hotels, apartments, &c., it is usual in establishing the loads for the purpose of computation to assume that the columns carrying the roof and the upper storey will be called upon to sustain the full dead load due to material and the maximum computed variable load, but it is customary' to reduce the variable loads at the rate of about 5% storey by storey towards the base, until a minimum of about 20% of the entire variable load is reached, for it is evidently impossible that the building can be loaded by a densely-packed moving crowd in all of its storeys simultaneously.

  • It was ravaged by the English in 1379, and, in 1591, owing to its support of the League, had to sustain a siege conducted by Marshal Jean d'Aumont, general of Henry IV.

  • The conditions which enable a pulley tackle to sustain a weight when the effort is removed may be examined, to a first approximation, if we assume that the internal friction acts in such a way as virtually to diminish FIG.

  • a load which his increasing years made it impossible for him to sustain (see the article GLADSTONE).

  • The practically obvious distinction between solids and fluids may be stated in dynamical language thus: - solids can sustain a longitudinal pressure without being supported by a lateral pressure; fluids cannot.

  • But five years later he had again to sustain war with China, in which he was defeated, and East Turkestan once more became a Chinese province.

  • To this Hutcheson replies that no doubt the exquisite delight of the emotion of love is a motive to sustain and develop it; but this pleasure cannot be directly obtained, any more than other pleasures, by merely desiring it; it can be sought only by the indirect method of cultivating and indulging the disinterested desire for others' good, which is thus obviously distinct from the desire for the pleasure of benevolence.

  • Had not Bodin, Hobbes and Bossuet taught that the force which gives birth to kingdoms serves best also to feed and sustain them?

  • a mark of the same concept) as N, while logic denies it; and so - it being impossible for one and the same M to sustain these contradictory positions - there is but one way open to us; we must posit several Ms. But even now we cannot say one of these Ms is the same as N, another is not; for every M must be both thinkable and valid.

  • Gathering the weeds took precious time, but the energy the horse would sustain from it might save their lives in the near future.

  • We're know we can't walk away from what we're doing nor can we sustain it on our own.

  • According to my source of information, a blood relative can sustain an Oracle marooned without her master.

  • She paced and stared at him. … a blood relative can sustain an Oracle.

  • I am miserable in your absence yet the simple memory of you is enough to sustain me during those interminably long intervals when we are apart.

  • We don't have the people or supplies to sustain ourselves on the regular army side.

  • She was trained to assess, protect, repair, and sustain government systems through any kind of crisis.

  • She sighed, no longer able to sustain her hope.

  • But then, not being married, how could he understand what was required to sustain a marriage?

  • Your life is important to me, more so than the amount of pain I must put you through to sustain it, she replied.

  • The first is a restructuring of the global economy so that it can sustain civilization.

  • You can buy inexpensive add-ons like a foot switch to give your controller keyboard a sustain pedal action, just like a piano.

  • Physiological maneuvers result in an even greater augmentation in vein size, however these are difficult to sustain during venous puncture.

  • The drummer, Earl Palmer whilst holding down a solid backbeat is also still playing a 'typical swing ' pattern to sustain the beat.

  • bankrupt economy cannot even sustain eight days of war.

  • Maria Fay's floor barre work established good habits and strengthened the essential stabilizing reflexes needed to sustain balance and control.

  • It would involve human beings in helping to sustain the earth's biosphere.

  • He couldn't sustain the lead, failing to make a single birdie on the back nine.

  • For a time I went about trying to trip myself up but did not manage to sustain even a bruise.

  • coarctate atom, each ring appears to sustain aromaticity associated with its own 4n or 4n+2 p -electron count.

  • coincidence of foreign policy interests exist that would sustain a common European defense posture.

  • As fatigue sets in, the muscle tissue is no longer capable of meeting the metabolic requirements needed to sustain the contraction.

  • counterweight bar, even empty, is not designed to sustain a potentially large force.

  • critical mass of people enough to initiate and sustain a thriving local land based economy.

  • Hence we are seeking to establish a critical mass of people enough to initiate and sustain a thriving local land based economy.

  • cyclist casualties sustain arm or leg injuries.

  • In this case the free-wheel diodes sustain the load current during the dead time.

  • I feel confident about the leisure sector â high disposable incomes will surely sustain activity here.

  • embellishes the truth in order to sustain his fantasy.

  • In physics, to sustain oneself is to keep far away from thermodynamic equilibrium, which is death by another name.

  • This is due to the fact that he is unable to have or sustain an erection long enough to have sex properly.

  • Lower bound solutions are obtained for the maximum thermal shock that the plate can sustain without catastrophic failure according to two distinct criteria.

  • After all, the impending famine in Africa opens up a new market to sustain the multi-billion dollar US biotechnology industry.

  • fluorite structure is that it can sustain a high degree of substitution.

  • genic models may be derived from hierarchical models, they fail to sustain the necessary supporting methodology.

  • External pressures, internal temptations so inescapable that we just can't sustain our faith?

  • infantrymanand could not sustain the hoplites (heavy infantrymen) of ancient Greece.

  • This additional investment at AWE is required to sustain the existing warhead stockpile in-service irrespective of decisions on any successor warhead.

  • How do we sustain our landscapes when agriculture is becoming more intensive?

  • The signal is either inverter or not inverted to obtain the necessary total phase shift around the loop to sustain oscillations.

  • I wrote the entire novel longhand in order to sustain its theme of physicality, of being rooted.

  • Mr Douglas has organized an intensive program of more than two events a month to sustain momentum in the first year.

  • narrow coastal strip, they were busy traders, with little else to sustain them.

  • The signal is either inverter or not inverted to obtain the necessary total phase shift around the loop to sustain oscillations.

  • outstripped demand at the price necessary to sustain such a level of supply.

  • Indeed it does much to sustain the deepest pessimism.

  • A young widow struggles to sustain her family, to fulfill a deathbed promise to her husband: to return them all to Scotland.

  • To be socially radical, we must generate the revenue to sustain that radicalism.

  • retinues of armed men - unfree knights - were maintained to sustain the level of conflict.

  • This little unit is lightweight and compact yet extremely rugged with all metal construction designed to sustain arduous conditions.

  • seeking to establish a critical mass of people enough to initiate and sustain a thriving local land based economy.

  • Lower bound solutions are obtained for the maximum thermal shock that the plate can sustain without catastrophic failure according to two distinct criteria.

  • This additional investment at AWE is required to sustain the existing warhead stockpile in-service irrespective of decisions on any successor warhead.

  • strength endurance -- can you sustain your power output right up to the finish line?

  • Living in a narrow coastal strip, they were busy traders, with little else to sustain them.

  • Around 500 people will sustain at least one recurrent stroke each year.

  • suffused with the life energies which sustain and animate our physical bodies.

  • sustain the momentum behind this initiative.

  • Low tax economies can thus sustain better services, and higher levels of spending, than high tax economies.

  • talon robots can climb stairs and sustain falls and right themselves.

  • Our armed forces are stretched rather thin, and there is a limit to how many of these deployments we can sustain.

  • undernourished soil is unable to sustain life.

  • This Strategy sets out the Council's proposals to develop the rural economy and sustain the vitality of town centers.

  • This additional investment at AWE is required to sustain the existing warhead stockpile in-service irrespective of decisions on any successor warhead stockpile in-service irrespective of decisions on any successor warhead.

  • In 1669, when the chair of philosophy at the College Royal fell vacant, one of the four selected candidates had to sustain a thesis against " the pretended new philosophy of Descartes."

  • The great literary achievements of the Greeks in the 5th century lay already far enough behind to have become invested with a classical dignity; the meaning of Hellenic civilization had been made concrete in a way which might sustain enthusiasm for a body of ideal values, authoritative by tradition.

  • Cursed with such immoderate fluency Lydgate could not sustain himself at the highest level of artistic excellence; and, though imbued with a sense of the essentials of poetry, and eager to prove himself in its various manifestations, he stinted himself of the self-discipline necessary to perfection of form.

  • Perhaps his energy would not have been sufficient to sustain him against these repeated blows of destiny if, in 1854, the accession to the viceroyalty of Egypt of his old friend, Said Pacha, had not given a new impulse to the ideas that had haunted him for the last twenty-two years concerning the Suez Canal.

  • They might not sustain it, but if the parties did not dispute it, they were free to observe it.

  • 38, in which the reproaches for the profanation or neglect of the Sabbath in no way sustain Meinhold's view).

  • The labour needed in this industry is supplied by Indian peons, who live in a state of semi-servitude and are paid barely enough to sustain life.

  • 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.

  • Chase and Judge John C. Underwood constituted the United States circuit court sitting for Virginia before which the case was brought in December 1868; the court was divided, the chief justice voting to sustain the motion and Underwood to overrule it.

  • It had to sustain many wars with its neighbours in order to maintain itself in its new possessions.

  • When the Seven Days' battle began Porter's corps had to sustain alone the full weight of the Confederate attack, and though defeated in the desperately fought battle of Gaines's Mill (June 27, 1862) the steadiness of his defence was so conspicuous that he was immediately promoted major-general of volunteers and brevet origadiergeneral U.S.A. His corps, moreover, had the greatest share in the successful battles of Glendale and Malvern Hill.

  • He negotiates all treaties or alliances with foreign states, protects British subjects residing abroad, and demands satisfaction for any injuries they may sustain at the hands of foreigners.

  • For he had neither [means] to sustain himself nor his servants, and need not make further rehearsal thereof, seeing she knew it as well as he."

  • It was certainly wise if the means existed which were necessary to carry it out and sustain it.

  • In spite of his age and infirmity he showed some vigour in dealing with Cade's rebellion, and by his official experience and skill did what he could for four years to sustain the king's authority.

  • 3; the succeeding stages of creep are shown at b, c, d, f, and g, in the same figure; the last being the final stage, when the coal begins to sustain the pressure from the overlying strata, in common with the disturbed pavement.

  • Their failures were small compared with those of their contemporaries in England and elsewhere in Europe, and public opinion did not long sustain violent persecution of opinion.

  • The rainfall, however, is light, about 20 to 25 in., but, with the assistance of irrigation, it serves to sustain a considerable degree of cultivation in the neighbourhood of the city.

  • Pretorius and Kruger, realizing that they would have to sustain attack from both north and south, abandoned their enterprise.

  • That it can sustain life on a purely vegetable diet is proved by instances on record of its being fed for years on bread only, in confinement.

  • In confinement the brown bear is readily tamed; and advantage has been taken of the facility with which it can sustain itself on the hind feet to teach it to dance to the sound of music. It measures about 12 ft.

  • It was to sustain Augustine's thesis that Orosius produced in 417 his Historiarum libri septem, which remained the standard text-book on world history during the middle ages.

  • In 1664 a peace congress was opened at Durovicha and the prospects of Poland seemed most brilliant; but at the very moment when she needed all her armed strength to sustain her diplomacy, the rebellion of one of her leading magnates, Prince Lubomirsky, involved her in a dangerous civil war, compelled her to reopen negotiations with the Muscovites, at Andrussowo, under far more unfavourable conditions, and after protracted negotiations practically to accept the Muscovite terms. By the truce of Andrussowo (Feb.

  • The city's river commerce, though of less relative importance since the advent of railways, is large and brings to its wharves much bulky freight, such as coal, iron and lumber; it also helps to distribute the products of the city's factories; and the National government has done much to sustain this commerce by deepening and lighting the channel.

  • Their range in space, including carriage by birds, may be coextensive with the distribution of water, but it is not known what height of temperature or how much chemical adulteration of the water they can sustain, how far they can penetrate underground, nor what are the limits of their activity between the floor and the surface of aquatic expanses, fresh or saline.

  • After a rough estimate of the perturbations it must sustain from the attraction of the planets, he predicted its return for 1757,-a bold prediction at that time, but justified by the event, for the comet again made its appearance as was expected, though it did not pass through its perihelion till the month of March 1759, the attraction of Jupiter and Saturn having caused, as was computed by Clairault previously to its return, a retardation of 618 days.

  • The legend of the Omophorus and Splenditeneus, rival giants who sustain earth and luminous heavens on their respective shoulders, even if it already figures in the cuneiform texts of Assyria, is yet to be traced in Mithraic bas-reliefs.

  • The production had steadily fallen to 16,984 flasks in 1908, but in the opinion of the United States Geological Survey this reduction is mainly attributable, in recent years at least, to market conditions, and does not truly indicate the exhaustion of the mines, although the ores now available are of low grades, those of New Almaden having shown a decrease in yield from 36.7% in1850-1851to o~74% in 1895-1896, so that only the greatest metallurgical skill and business economy can sustain the mines against a weak market.

  • 6) possesses the advantage that the panels or laths can be diminished in thickness towards the top in proportion to the reduced water-pressure; whereas the needles, being of uniform cross-section, have to be made stout enough to sustain the maximum bottom pressure.

  • We have now to see that, in writing the Categories, on the one hand he carried his differences from his master further than he had done in his early criticisms by insisting that individual substances are not only real, but are the very things which sustain the universal; but on the other hand, he clung to further relics of the Platonic theory, and it is those which differentiate the Categories and the Metaphysics.

  • Gunther (1783-1863), " Cartesius correctus," erected too mystical an edifice on the psychological basis of Descartes to sustain a satisfactory realism.

  • prepared the way for the Concordat of Worms. On the other hand, with more acuteness than his predecessors, he realized that the papacy could not sustain the struggle against Germany unless it could rely upon the support of another Christian kingdom of the West; and he concluded with Philip I.

  • This period, however, is characterized not only by the thoroughgoing development of the authority of the Holy See, but also by the severe struggle the popes had to sustain against the hostile forces that were opposed to their conquests or to the mere exercise of what they regarded as their right.

  • The empress Euphrosyne tried in vain to sustain his credit and his court; Vatatzes, the favourite instrument of her attempts at reform, was assassinated by the emperor's orders.

  • From the chaplain and his mistress and her damsels he learnt the rudiments of religion, of rectitude and of love, 3 from his master and his squires the elements of military exercise, to cast a spear or dart, to sustain a shield, and to march with the measured tread of a soldier; and from his master and his huntsmen and falconers the " mysteries of the woods and rivers," or in other words the rules and practices of hunting and hawking.

  • These passages inspire a hope, but do not sustain a certainty.

  • If they spring from a thick root it is not to be wantonly severed, but the soil should be removed and the sucker taken off by cutting away a clean slice of the root, which will then heal and sustain no harm.

  • 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.

  • Sir Walter Scott, Croker, Hayward, Macaulay, Thomas Carlyle (whose famous Fraser article was reprinted in 1853) and Whitwell Elwin have done as much as anybody perhaps to sustain the zest for Johnsonian studies.

  • In 1314 Albert's son, Frederick, was chosen German king in opposition to Louis IV., duke of Upper Bavaria, afterwards the emperor Louis IV., and Austria was weakened by the efforts of the Habsburgs to sustain Frederick in his contest with Louis, and also by the struggle carried on between another brother, Leopold, and the Swiss.

  • The western mountains, exposed to the fierce lash of the Atlantic rains, sustain the heaviest and most constant precipitation.

  • But he adds, " To sustain the deduction it is not necessary that they should " (Ancient Society, p. 408).

  • The allies, feeling there the weight of the French attack, gradually drew upon the reserves of their left and right to sustain the shock.

  • Isliamov hoisted the Russian flag on Franz Josef Land in anticipation of any claim that Austria might sustain by right of discovery.

  • On a motion for a new trial on the 10th of November of the same year it was stated that he was furnished with affidavits contradicting the evidence that had been given by Kay and others with respect to the originality of the invention; but the court refused to grant a new trial, on the ground that, whatever might be the fact as to the question of originality, the deficiency in the specification was enough to sustain the verdict, and the cancellation of the patents was ordered a few days afterwards.

  • He shall then "live without a fire, without a house, without pleasures, without protection; remaining silent and uttering speech only on the occasion of the daily recitation of the Veda; begging so much food only in the village as will sustain his life, he shall wander about, neither caring for this world nor for heaven.

  • great part enumerated (I call them forms of the first class), and which (like the letters of the alphabet) are not many, and yet make up and sustain the essences and forms of all substances - this, I say, it is which I am attempting, and which constitutes and defines that part of metaphysic of which we are now inquiring."

  • But his character was too weak to sustain the part.

  • Thus the English, who cannot give up animal food and spirituous liquors, are less able to sustain the heat of the tropics than the more sober Spaniards and Portuguese.

  • After that, revolts of the satraps in Asia Minor and Syria were of everyday occurrence, and the task of suppressing them wasP complicated by the foreign wars which the empire had to sustain against Greece and Egypt.

  • (c. 170138) had to sustain a difficult war with Eucratides of Bactria, but eventually succeeded in wresting Mit hra- from him a few districts on the Turanian frontier.

  • We complain of the severe losses which we have been forced to sustain by the emancipation of our slaves, and the vexatious laws which have been enacted respecting them.

  • Chrysippus's im mediate successors were Zeno of Tarsus, Diogenes of Seleucia (often called the Babylonian) and Antipater of Tarsus, men of no originality, though not without ability; the two lastnamed, however, had all their energies taxed to sustain the conflict with Carneades (q.v.).

  • Farther south the llanos of Chuquisaca and Tarija also sustain large herds of cattle on the more elevated districts, and on the well-watered plains of the Chaco.

  • Rainfall varying with the altitude, the lower timber line below which precipitation is insufficient to sustain a growth of trees is about 7000 ft., and the upper timber line about I I,Soo ft.

  • A theology consisting of a few vague generalities was sufficient to sustain the piety of the best of the deists; but it had not the concreteness or intensity necessary to take a firm hold on those whom it emancipated from the old beliefs.

  • Other attacks followed, and it became evident that Charles was unable permanently to sustain the royal authority.

  • As, however, the animals referred to do not actually fly, but merely dart into the air and there sustain themselves for brief intervals, they afford no real support to the theory.

  • The machine, fully prepared for flight, was started from the top of an inclined plane, in descending which it attained a velocity necessary to sustain it in its further progress.

  • Where a house or building in a street is taken down to be rebuilt, the urban district council may prescribe the line to which it is to be rebuilt, paying compensation to the building owner for any damage which he may sustain consequent upon the requirement.

  • Of these one or two, as we have evidence, tried their hands at engraving; among their engravings were these "knots," which, being things of use for decorative craftsmen to copy, were inscribed for identification, and perhaps for protection, as coming from the Achademia Leonardi Vinci; a trifling matter altogether, and quite unfit to sustain the elaborate structure of conjecture which has been built on it.

  • When news of this affair had reached Paris, the pope sent the general of the Minorites, Gerard Odonis, accompanied by a Dominican, to sustain his doctrine in that city, but King Philip VI., perhaps at the instigation of the refugee Spirituals in Paris, referred the question to the faculty of theology, which, on the 2nd of January 1 333, declared that the souls of the blessed were elevated to the beatific vision immediately after death; the faculty, nevertheless, were of opinion that the pope should have propounded his erroneous doctrine only "recitando," and not "determinando, asserendo, sed etiam opinando."

  • It must not only be strong enough to sustain all possible vertical loads, but it must be sufficiently rigid to resist without deformation or weakening all lateral disturbing forces, the principal of which are the pressure of wind, the possible sway of moving crowds or moving machinery, and the vibration of the earth from the passage of loaded vans and trolleys, and slight earthquakes which at times visit almost all localities.

  • In buildings to be used as offices, hotels, apartments, &c., it is usual in establishing the loads for the purpose of computation to assume that the columns carrying the roof and the upper storey will be called upon to sustain the full dead load due to material and the maximum computed variable load, but it is customary' to reduce the variable loads at the rate of about 5% storey by storey towards the base, until a minimum of about 20% of the entire variable load is reached, for it is evidently impossible that the building can be loaded by a densely-packed moving crowd in all of its storeys simultaneously.

  • It was ravaged by the English in 1379, and, in 1591, owing to its support of the League, had to sustain a siege conducted by Marshal Jean d'Aumont, general of Henry IV.

  • The conditions which enable a pulley tackle to sustain a weight when the effort is removed may be examined, to a first approximation, if we assume that the internal friction acts in such a way as virtually to diminish FIG.

  • a load which his increasing years made it impossible for him to sustain (see the article GLADSTONE).

  • The practically obvious distinction between solids and fluids may be stated in dynamical language thus: - solids can sustain a longitudinal pressure without being supported by a lateral pressure; fluids cannot.

  • But five years later he had again to sustain war with China, in which he was defeated, and East Turkestan once more became a Chinese province.

  • To this Hutcheson replies that no doubt the exquisite delight of the emotion of love is a motive to sustain and develop it; but this pleasure cannot be directly obtained, any more than other pleasures, by merely desiring it; it can be sought only by the indirect method of cultivating and indulging the disinterested desire for others' good, which is thus obviously distinct from the desire for the pleasure of benevolence.

  • Had not Bodin, Hobbes and Bossuet taught that the force which gives birth to kingdoms serves best also to feed and sustain them?

  • a mark of the same concept) as N, while logic denies it; and so - it being impossible for one and the same M to sustain these contradictory positions - there is but one way open to us; we must posit several Ms. But even now we cannot say one of these Ms is the same as N, another is not; for every M must be both thinkable and valid.

  • In the past, humanity has been able to sustain both wars and progress.

  • They have no cause of their own to plead, but while they enlighten and sustain the reader his common sense will not refuse them.

  • "The earth," he adds elsewhere, "especially if fresh, has a certain magnetism in it, by which it attracts the salt, power, or virtue (call it either) which gives it life, and is the logic of all the labor and stir we keep about it, to sustain us; all dungings and other sordid temperings being but the vicars succedaneous to this improvement."

  • But the only true America is that country where you are at liberty to pursue such a mode of life as may enable you to do without these, and where the state does not endeavor to compel you to sustain the slavery and war and other superfluous expenses which directly or indirectly result from the use of such things.

  • It is remarkable how many creatures live wild and free though secret in the woods, and still sustain themselves in the neighborhood of towns, suspected by hunters only.

  • For a week I heard the circling, groping clangor of some solitary goose in the foggy mornings, seeking its companion, and still peopling the woods with the sound of a larger life than they could sustain.

  • As if Nature could support but one order of understandings, could not sustain birds as well as quadrupeds, flying as well as creeping things, and hush and whoa, which Bright can understand, were the best English.

  • The broadest and most prevalent error requires the most disinterested virtue to sustain it.

  • To be socially radical, we must generate the revenue to sustain that radicalism.

  • Third, he had erred in his willingness to sustain the res judicata plea.

  • Huge retinues of armed men - unfree knights - were maintained to sustain the level of conflict.

  • This little unit is lightweight and compact yet extremely rugged with all metal construction designed to sustain arduous conditions.

  • Strength Endurance -- can you sustain your power output right up to the finish line?

  • Around 500 people will sustain at least one recurrent stroke each year.

  • Instead of overcoming a bewailed inertia, Reich 's theories hardly sufficed to sustain a ridiculous private racket.

  • Obviously also the cells are suffused with the life energies which sustain and animate our physical bodies.

  • It is important that we now sustain the momentum behind this initiative.

  • Low tax economies can thus sustain better services, and higher levels of spending, than high tax economies.

  • This will promote and sustain the valued synergy between research and teaching.

  • TALON robots can climb stairs and sustain falls and right themselves.

  • Our armed forces are stretched rather thin, and there is a limit to how many of these deployments we can sustain.

  • What is known is that depleted, contaminated or undernourished soil is unable to sustain life.

  • Of course, not every body or every nation can manage to survive and sustain in unfriendly environment.

  • These data may indicate a greater reliance on the NO pathway to sustain levels of cardiac vagal activity in heart failure.

  • This Strategy sets out the Council's proposals to develop the rural economy and sustain the vitality of town centers.

  • Homeostasis is present in all life, helping to stabilize and sustain an organisms' functions, regardless of changing outside circumstances.

  • Homeostasis is present in all life, helping to stabilize and sustain an organisms' functions, regardless of changing outside circumstances.

  • It will protect you against most of the damages-both man-made and natural-your house may sustain.

  • An outdoor Tom is more likely to become involved in fights and sustain infection from an injury.

  • A PV off grid system built to sustain many users is called a mini-grid system.

  • Coal is the most abundant of the non renewable energy sources around, but even it cannot sustain indefinite use.

  • It is important to visit the technician regularly to undergo a brief touch-up in order to maintain the look and sustain the integrity of the color.

  • With the understanding that food is intended to sustain and support life, whole food cooking seeks to find the natural balance between consumption and production.

  • With some work, a person can embrace healthier emotional states that sustain drug addiction recovery.

  • Bloom however, did not sustain any injuries in the accident.

  • While the series was widely loved and critically acclaimed, it didn't have the viewer numbers to sustain it past three seasons.

  • And can't sustain, like one half could" while he spits out decidedly unintelligent and thoughtless spoken words like referring to his private parts as "white supremacist."

  • TDI is a volunteer-run organization that relies on grants and donations to sustain itself.

  • If you hold the sustain pedal on the piano when striking the key, the note will hold long enough for you to tune your string to it.

  • Slow-release nutrients found in organic matter sustain plants and lawns.

  • Long-term health and eco benefits: The planet can only sustain so much damage.

  • Chocolate Chip: Although this bar features chocolate chips and is advertised as "decadent," it still contains ingredients that are designed to pack a maximum punch and give you energy to sustain physical activity.

  • Your baby's body needs healthy nourishment in order to sustain the rapid development it will go through throughout the pregnancy.

  • When you are pregnant, your body is working overtime to sustain your own needs while also working on the development of your baby.

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