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sympathetic

sympathetic Sentence Examples

  • I'm afraid I wasn't very sympathetic, though.

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  • She leaned against his chest for a moment, comforted by his sympathetic embrace.

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  • He was the most sympathetic of companions.

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  • He deserved more than the sympathetic ear she had been lending him lately.

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  • It wasn't a suggestion and there was nothing sympathetic about his tone.

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  • She felt his sympathetic gaze on her back as she turned toward the stairs.

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  • For the most part, the facial expressions of those sitting around the table were sympathetic, but Dulce looked as if she was ready to break into tears.

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  • The emperor Nicholas found that his ambassador at Vienna, Baron Meyendorff, was not a sympathetic instrument for carrying out his schemes in the East.

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  • This gave rise to sympathetic demonstrations in many Dalmatian and Bosnian towns, and to a series of interpellations and speeches by the Yugoslav and Czech deputies in the Parliament of Vienna.

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  • If my wife was so sympathetic, shouldn't I be too?

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  • The sympathetic instincts can only be developed by the Religion of Humanity."

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  • Betsy, usually as nearly sympathetic as Martha, pointed out there were scads of other missing children we were neglecting.

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  • Stevenson's well-known Memoir is a sympathetic tribute to his ability and character.

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  • The authorities were most sympathetic and cautioned me against taking short cuts when parking in the city at night.

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  • These ends can only be reached by a heartier development of the sympathetic instincts.

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  • He was most successful in his translation of popular song, in which he shows a rare sympathetic insight into the various feelings and ideas of peoples as unlike as Greenlanders and Spaniards, Indians and Scots.

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  • His biographical studies, Franz von Assisi (1856; 2nd ed., 1892), Katerina von Siena (1864; 2nd ed., 1892), Neue Propheten (Di Jungfrau von Orleans, Savonarola, Thomas Miinzer) are judiciou and sympathetic. Other works are: Hutterus redivivus oder Dog matik der evang.-luth.

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  • Thomas Clarkson (Portraiture of Quakerism) has given an elaborate and sympathetic account of the Quakers as he knew them when he travelled amongst them from house to house on his crusade against the slave trade.

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  • Unfortunately, his efforts were all too often thwarted by a sympathetic judge or a system that could not find jail space for the numbers of criminals brought before it.

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  • They were all gentle and sympathetic and I felt the charm of their manner as much as I had felt the brilliancy of their essays and poems.

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  • Unfortunately, his efforts were all too often thwarted by a sympathetic judge or a system that could not find jail space for the numbers of criminals brought before it.

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  • His theology was that of the Scottish Calvinistic school, but his sympathetic character combined with strong conviction gathered round him one of the largest and most intelligent congregations in the city.

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  • As he was about to leave, Brandon Westlake returned with Cynthia and, being sympathetic to his labors, volunteered to ferry the returning swimmers back to Bird Song.

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  • To Pierre he said nothing, merely giving his arm a sympathetic squeeze below the shoulder.

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  • I'll try to locate a sympathetic ear from down here.

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  • A more sympathetic attitude appears in two elegies (xix.), one on the kings Jehoahaz and Jehoiachin, the other on the nation.

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  • Why, only a little while ago people thought it quite impossible to teach the deaf-blind anything; but no sooner was it proved possible than hundreds of kind, sympathetic hearts were fired with the desire to help them, and now we see how many of those poor, unfortunate persons are being taught to see the beauty and reality of life.

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  • While we were sympathetic to dad, we decided after heated discussion simply tip what we learned.

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  • We are sympathetic to the laid-off workers, but no one would suggest the cotton gin not be installed.

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  • It was written out of my heart, and perhaps that is why it met a sympathetic response in other hearts.

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  • The oscillations set up in the vertical antenna excited sympathetic ones in the lateral circuit provided this was of the proper length; and the coherer was acted upon by the maximum potential variations possible.

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  • I hope you will find him sympathetic and ready to co- operate in promoting all that is reasonable.

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  • The iris contains a sphincter and a dilator muscle; the former, supplied by branches from the oculomotorius nerve, is under control of the will, whilst the dilator fibres belong to the sympathetic system.

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  • The iris contains a sphincter and a dilator muscle; the former, supplied by branches from the oculomotorius nerve, is under control of the will, whilst the dilator fibres belong to the sympathetic system.

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  • Paul Sabatier's fascinating and in many ways sympathetic Vie de S.

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  • It colours all his writings, and is intimately connected with some of the most characteristic attributes of his mind, a quick sympathetic imagination, a fine feeling for local differences, and a scientific instinct for seizing the sequences of cause and effect.

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  • I first spoke to Martha, while not fully committed; I knew she was more sympathetic to Howie than her husband.

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  • In the same way her response to music is in part sympathetic, although she enjoys it for its own sake.

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  • She renounced once for all the asceticism and isolation of the De imitatione for the more genial and sympathetic Christianity of Chateaubriand.

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  • The commission among other proposals for a more liberal and sympathetic native policy urged the creation of a native advisory Board entrusted with very wide powers.

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  • Looking at the problem in this way, even a moralist who does not expect theology to be the instrument of social revival, might still ask whether the sympathetic instincts will not necessarily be already developed to their highest point, before people will be persuaded to accept the religion, which is at the bottom hardly more than sympathy under a more imposing name.

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  • He was reserved and very reticent, cold in manner and not sympathetic. There was, too, a certain Calvinistic austerity about him.

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  • The Sympathetic System forms a chain on either side of the vertebral column.

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  • The Sympathetic System forms a chain on either side of the vertebral column.

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  • A friend even more sympathetic he found in Maximilian II.

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  • The opportunity thus given for debate naturally stimulated the movement in favour of constitutional government, which received new impulses from the sympathetic attitude of the emperor Alexander II., his grant in 1879 of a constitution to the liberated principality of Bulgaria, and the multiplication of Nihilist outrages which pointed to the necessity of conciliating Liberal opinion in order to present a united front against revolutionary agitation.

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  • He had, indeed, a winning personality, and a warm, affectionate and generous nature, which made him greatly beloved by his family and friends; he was humorous, light-hearted, sympathetic, adventurous.

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  • Cynthia was sufficiently sympathetic to the afternoon pounding Dean had taken to not bust his chops over the Fat Tire Ale.

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  • Le Quatrieme Evangile, one thousand large pages long, is possibly over-confident in its detailed application of the allegorical method; yet it constitutes a rarely perfect sympathetic reproduction of a great mystical believer's imperishable intuitions.

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  • Indeed, as one of the acutest and most sympathetic of his critics has remarked, the deep and settled grudge he has betrayed towards every form of Christian belief, in all the writings of his maturity, may be taken as evidence that he had at one time experienced in his own person at least some of the painful workings of a positive faith.

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  • This was due, no doubt, to his revulsion from the sternness of his upbringing and the period of stress through which he passed in early manhood, but also to the sympathetic and emotional qualities which manifested themselves in his early manhood.

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  • had stood that served to render ineffectual others of his encyclicals, in which he dealt earnestly and effectively with matters in which orthodox Protestants had a sympathetic interest with him and might otherwise have lent an ear to his counsels.

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  • It has passed through a far greater number of editions than any other work on natural history in the whole world, and has become emphatically an English classic - the graceful simplicity of its style, the elevating tone of its spirit, and the sympathetic chords it strikes recommending it to every lover of Nature, while the severely scientific reader can scarcely find an error in any statement it contains, whether of matter of fact or opinion.

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  • Towards the close of his life he confined his ministry to charitable institutions, hospitals and prisons, where his sympathetic discourses and conciliatory manners were always effective.

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  • Among his most sympathetic portraits are those of his friend Pierre de Breze and of Jacques Coeur.

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  • But he was too little of a partisan, too widely sympathetic and candid, as well as too elaborate, to be a telling speaker in parliament, and was consequently surpassed by more practical men whose powers were incomparably inferior.

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  • Under the influence of the touchstone of strict inquiry set on foot by the Royal Society, the marvels of witchcraft, sympathetic powders and other relics of medieval superstition disappeared like a mist before the sun, whilst accurate observations and demonstrations of a host of new wonders accumulated, amongst which were numerous contributions to the anatomy of animals, and none perhaps more noteworthy than the observations, made by the aid of microscopes constructed by himself, of Leeuwenhoek, the Dutch naturalist (1683), some of whose instruments were presented by him to the society.

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  • They are Orlando Malavolti (1515-1596), a man of noble birth, the most trustworthy of all; Antonio Bellarmati; Alessandro Sozzini di Girolamo, the sympathetic author of the Diario dell' ultima guerra senese; and Giugurta Tommasi, of whose tedious history ten books, down to 1354, have been published, the rest being still in manuscript.

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  • To the Prophecy of Restoration we may fitly apply the words, too gracious and too subtly chosen to be translated, of Renan, "ce second Isaie, dont Fame lumineuse semble comme impregnee, six cent ans d'avance, de toutes les rosees, de tous les parfums de l'avenir" (L'Antechrist, p. 464); though, indeed, the common verdict of sympathetic readers sums up the sentence in a single phrase - "the Evangelical Prophet."

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  • In character he was modest, kind and sympathetic, ever ready to help and encourage serious students, generous in his judgment of the works of others, a most cheery companion, full of wit and humour.

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  • To the Prophecy of Restoration we may fitly apply the words, too gracious and too subtly chosen to be translated, of Renan, "ce second Isaie, dont Fame lumineuse semble comme impregnee, six cent ans d'avance, de toutes les rosees, de tous les parfums de l'avenir" (L'Antechrist, p. 464); though, indeed, the common verdict of sympathetic readers sums up the sentence in a single phrase - "the Evangelical Prophet."

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  • In character he was modest, kind and sympathetic, ever ready to help and encourage serious students, generous in his judgment of the works of others, a most cheery companion, full of wit and humour.

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  • Such are Victor Rakosi (Sipulus tdredi, " The y Essas of Sipulus "; Rejtett feszkek, " Hidden Nests "); Stephen Mora (A J tyankfiai, " Our Compatriots "); Alexius Benedek, the author of numerous distinctly sympathetic and truly Magyar tales, fables and novels, one of the most gifted and deserving literary workers of modern Hungary (Huszar Anna, " Anna Huszar "; Egy szalmaozvegy levelei, " Letters of a grass widow "; A sziv konyve, " The Book of the Heart "; Katalin, " Catherine "; Csendes ordk, " Quiet Hours "; Testamentum es hat level, " Last Will and Six Letters," translated into German by Dr W.

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  • This pamphlet elicited a beautiful and sympathetic letter from Lord Jeffrey.

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  • In this he criticizes the bishops' Report in a sympathetic spirit, but points out how intimately the symbolism of the vestments had become associated with the doctrine of the Sacrifice of the Mass, and how logical was the action of the Reformers in rejecting certain of these vestments.

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  • The rise of the Lombard communes produced a sympathetic revolution in Rome, which deserves to be mentioned in this place.

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  • There are other ganglia in addition to those of the ventral chain, and Janet supposes that the ganglia of the sympathetic system indicate the existence of three anterior head-segments; the remains of the segments themselves are, in accordance with this view, to be sought in the XIII.

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  • About his own saintly and sympathetic character, and his essential religiousness, there was no doubt.

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  • He deserved more than the sympathetic ear she had been lending him lately.

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  • She felt his sympathetic gaze on her back as she turned toward the stairs.

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  • I'll try to locate a sympathetic ear from down here.

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  • For a moment Dulce actually looked sympathetic.

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  • When she showed up at my door, I thought she came to kill me, but she was so understanding and sympathetic.

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  • After the Treaty of Paris stability of government developed, and many important reforms were introduced under the strong government of the masterful Sir Thomas Maitland; he acted promptly, without seeking popularity or fearing the reverse, and he ultimately gained more real respect than any other governor, not excepting the marquess of Hastings, who was a brilliant and sympathetic administrator.

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  • In contrast to the great French actress she avoided all "make-up"; her art depended on intense naturalness rather than stage effect, sympathetic force and poignant intellectuality rather than the theatrical emotionalism of the French tradition.

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  • The dauphin and the duke of Alencon failed to bring about any sympathetic rising in Auvergne, and the Praguerie was over, except for some final pillaging and plundering in Saintonge and Poitou, which the royal army failed to prevent.

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  • The earlier biographies of Garrick are by Arthur Murphy (2 vols., 1801) and by the bookseller Tom Davies (2 vols., 4th ed., 1805), the latter a work of some merit, but occasionally inaccurate and confused as to dates; and a searching if not altogether sympathetic survey of his verses is furnished by Joseph Knight's valuable Life (1894).

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  • Even before his acquaintance with Zwingli in 1521 he had begun to preach the Reformation, his sympathetic character and his eloquence making him a great force.

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  • A strong writer and thinker, his spirit was essentially unifying and sympathetic, in an age when these qualities won little sympathy.

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  • A sympathetic account of his life as a Franciscan is to be found in L.

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  • His Anglo-Irish nature was not sympathetic with the somewhat formal character and German training of Prince Albert; and his views of ministerial independence were not at all in accord with those of the queen and her husband.

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  • He had a peculiar faculty for friendship, and his friends always found him sympathetic and affectionate.

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  • by Torrey), who wrote in a sympathetic spirit and with special stress upon the religious side of the subject, and has been followed by many disciples, for instance, Hagenbach, Schaff and Herzog; and Baur (Das Christenthum and die christliche Kirche, 1853 ff.), the most brilliant of all, whose many historical works were dominated by the principles of the Hegelian philosophy and evinced both the merits and defects of that school.

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  • The rites, met within all lands, of pouring out water or bathing in order to produce rain from heaven, differ in their significance from ablutions with water and belong to the realm of sympathetic magic.

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  • There are likewise traces of survival in the examples of "sympathetic magic" transformed into the acted parable of prophecy.

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  • The signs or symbolic acts of the prophet probably originated in the actions of sympathetic magic. Thus in the vivid scene of r Kings xxii.

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  • At this period, if we may credit the Memoirs (MalfuVit), he exhibited proofs of a tender and sympathetic nature.

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  • But besides all this, there is an unaccountable sympathetic something about the man with good hands that cannot be described.

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

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  • But he strove for sympathetic relations between Canadian and imperial authorities, and favoured general legislative and fiscal co-operation between the two countries.

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  • Encouraged perhaps by sympathetic Romans, spurred on still more by their own instincts, and led no doubt by their nobles, they began to speak Latin, to use the material resources of Roman civilized life, and in time to consider themselves not the unwilling subjects of a foreign empire, but the British members of the Roman state.

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  • He was ordained priest in 1843, and in the same year became tutor of Lincoln College, where he rapidly made a reputation as a clear and stimulating teacher and as a sympathetic friend of youth.

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  • His early religious doubts, awakened especially by Strauss's Life of Jesus, made him throughout life sympathetic with those who underwent a similar stress.

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  • In a complete albino not only is all pigment absent in the skin, but also that which is normally present in deeper organs, such as the sympathetic nervous system and in the substantia nigra of the brain.

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  • - notably to St Catherine's on Mount Sinai, and to Mount Athos - has directed much attention to contemporary Greek monachism, and the accounts of these expeditions commonly contain descriptions, more or less sympathetic and intelligent, of the present-day life of Greek monks.

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  • McCall's Thaddeus Stevens (Boston and New York, 1899), in the American Statesmen Series, a sympathetic, but judicious biography; also J.

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  • Constitutionally of an ardent and sympathetic temperament, he enlarged his outlook by extensive miscellaneous reading.

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  • With the sympathetic organization which made him keenly sensible of the wants of the poor, he threw himself heartily into the movement known as Christian Socialism, of which Frederick Denison Maurice was the recognized leader, and for many years he was considered as an extreme radical in a profession the traditions of which were conservative.

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  • The chief constituents are Johnson's own Letters and Account of his Life from his Birth to his Eleventh Year (1805), a fragment saved from papers burned in 1784 and not seen by Boswell; the life by his old but not very sympathetic friend and club-fellow, Sir John Hawkins (1787); Mrs Thrale-Piozzi's Anecdotes (1785) and Letters; the Diary and Letters of Fanny Burney (D'Arblay) (1841); the shorter Lives of Arthur Murphy, T.

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  • With Russia and, to a certain extent, Great Britain sympathetic, it was impossible to ignore their opposition.

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  • They refused to accept all the compromises which Miquel, who was very sympathetic towards them, suggested, and thereby brought about his retirement in May 1901.

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  • Certain nerve fibres from the sympathetic nervous system, which can also cause the secretion of a (specially viscous) saliva, are entirely unaffected by atropine.

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  • The action of atropine in dilating the pupil is also aided by a stimulation of the fibres from the sympathetic nervous system, which innervate the remaining muscle of the iris - the dilator pupillae.

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  • The great Puritan hero was a man after his own heart, and the portrait drawn by so sympathetic a writer is not only intensely vivid, but a very effective rehabilitation of misrepresented character.

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  • He also published sympathetic monographs on Cowper and Jane Austen, and attempted verse in Bay Leaves and Specimens of Greek Tragedy.

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  • We have followed it long enough to see its directness and simplicity, to observe the naturalness with which one incident succeeds another, and to watch the gradual manifestation of a personality at once strong and sympathetic, wielding extraordinary powers, which are placed wholly at the service of others, and refusing to be hindered from helping men by the ordinary restrictions of social or religious custom.

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  • In completing Wilhelm Meister, Goethe found a sympathetic and encouraging critic in Schiller, to whom he owed in great measure his renewed interest in poetry.

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  • Modern, too, was the outlook of the aging poet on the changing social conditions of theage, wonderfully sympathetic his attitude towards modern industry, which steam was just beginning to establish on a new basis, and towards modern democracy.

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  • Kant he by no means ignored, and under Schiller's guidance he learned much from him; but of the younger thinkers, only Schelling, whose mystic nature-philosophy was a development of Spinoza's ideas, touched a sympathetic chord in his nature.

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  • Wolf Goethe (Weimar, 1889) is a sympathetic appreciation by Otto Mejer, formerly president of the Lutheran consistory in Hanover.

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  • Having given promise of mathematical talent he was sent to the Ecole Centrale of Fontainebleau, and was fortunate in having a kind and sympathetic teacher, M.

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  • Lord Ripon was sent out to India by the Liberal ministry of 1880 for the purpose of reversing Lord Lytton's policy in Afghanistan, and of introducing a more sympathetic system into the administration of India.

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  • It is due to them that the Romans of the day are living figures to us, and that Cicero, in spite of, or rather in virtue of his frailties, is intensely human and sympathetic. The letters to Atticus abound in the frankest selfrevelation, though even in the presence of his confessor his instinct as a pleader makes him try to justify himself.

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  • He was characterized by an absolutely fearless honesty, which sometimes gave offence, but at the basis of his nature there was a warm, tender and sympathetic heart, incapable of meanness or intrigue.

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  • It is impossible to read the speeches of Vergniaud without being convinced of the solidity of his education, and in particular of the wide range of his knowledge of the classics, and of his acquaintance - familiar and sympathetic - with ancient philosophy and history.

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  • Though Siva, too, assumes various forms, the incarnation theory is peculiarly characteristic of Vaishnavism; and the fact that the principal hero of the Ramayana (Rama), and one of the prominent warriors of the Mahabharata (Krishna) become in this way identified with the supreme god, and remain to this day the chief objects of the adoration of Vaishnava sectaries, naturally imparts to these creeds a human interest and sympathetic aspect which is wholly wanting in the worship of Siva.

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  • Yet even the most defective poems commonly have, at least, a single verse, expressing some profound thought or tender shade of feeling, for which the sympathetic reader willingly pardons artistic imperfections in the rest.

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  • It marked, moreover, in the condition of armed resistance against established authority which was forced upon it by the Counter-Reformation, a firm resolve to assert political liberty, leading in the course of time to a revolution with which the rebellious spirit of the Revival was sympathetic. This being the relation of humanism in general to reform, French learning in particular displayed such innovating boldness as threw many of its most conspicuous professors into the camp at war with Rome.

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  • In 1843, after his removal to Gottingen, he began his great Handworterbuch der Physiologie, mit Riicksicht auf physiologische Pathologie, and brought out the fifth (supplementary) volume in 1852; the only contributions of his own in it were on the sympathetic nerve, nerve-ganglia and nerve-endings, and he modestly disclaimed all merit except as being the organizer.

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  • Pinckney's Life of John C. Calhoun (Charleston, 1903) gives a sympathetic Southern view.

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  • He puts far greater stress than his predecessors upon the sympathetic pleasures, and thus quite avoids that appearance of mean prudential selfishness that is such a depressing feature in Paley and Bentham.

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  • The early Christian Fathers recorded many a valuable observation of the Gentile faiths around them from varying points of view, sympathetic or hostile; and Eusebius and Epiphanius, in the 4th century A.D., attributed to the librarian of Ptolemy Philad.elphus the design of collecting the sacred books of the Ethiopians, Indians, Persians, Elamites, Babylonians, Assyrians, Romans, Phoenicians, Syrians and Greeks.

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  • Even where a piece of sympathetic magic appears to promise definite results, or when a departmental god is recognized, there would seem to be room left for a more or less indefinite expectancy.

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  • He explained accurately the mechanism of the bones of the ear, and he discussed the physiological action of the cochlea on the principles of sympathetic vibration.

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  • (Cambridge, 1885); Barrett Wendell, Cotton Mather, the Puritan Priest (New York, 1891), a remarkably sympathetic study and particularly valuable for its insight into (and its defence of) Mather's attitude toward witchcraft; Abijah P. Marvin, The Life and Times of Cotton Mather (Boston, 1892); 1VI.

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  • There is a sympathetic sketch of O'Connell's career in Lecky's Leaders of Public Opinion in Ireland (1871); Sir Thomas Wyse's Historical Sketch of the late Catholic Association (1829) gives the best account of the religious struggle, and much may be learned from W.

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  • For a moment Dulce actually looked sympathetic.

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  • For the most part, the facial expressions of those sitting around the table were sympathetic, but Dulce looked as if she was ready to break into tears.

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  • She leaned against his chest for a moment, comforted by his sympathetic embrace.

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  • I'm afraid I wasn't very sympathetic, though.

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  • I first spoke to Martha, while not fully committed; I knew she was more sympathetic to Howie than her husband.

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  • Betsy, usually as nearly sympathetic as Martha, pointed out there were scads of other missing children we were neglecting.

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  • While we were sympathetic to dad, we decided after heated discussion simply tip what we learned.

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  • The authorities were most sympathetic and cautioned me against taking short cuts when parking in the city at night.

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  • If my wife was so sympathetic, shouldn't I be too?

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  • As he was about to leave, Brandon Westlake returned with Cynthia and, being sympathetic to his labors, volunteered to ferry the returning swimmers back to Bird Song.

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  • Cynthia gave Fred a sympathetic smile.

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  • Cynthia was sufficiently sympathetic to the afternoon pounding Dean had taken to not bust his chops over the Fat Tire Ale.

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  • I keep trying to be sympathetic to her situation but you know how I feel about abortion.

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  • When she showed up at my door, I thought she came to kill me, but she was so understanding and sympathetic.

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  • Ethel, her usual sympathetic self, reached for her cigarettes and began to get dressed after what she deemed sufficient time to put up with the unsuccessful performance.

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  • But Mums was also sympathetic to Lori.

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  • It wasn't a suggestion and there was nothing sympathetic about his tone.

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  • Many thought this illness had changed him from a slightly arrogant young man into one who was sympathetic to the plight of others.

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  • Within the show's editing process, Jo had gone from being slightly annoying to quite sympathetic.

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  • averred the sympathetic other man.

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  • Some of his own Back benchers are sympathetic to the withdrawal from Europe strategy.

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  • However the more prolonged hypotension seen is probably due to the achievement of a more profound degree of sympathetic blockade.

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  • bowed lute with one melodic and eight to twelve sympathetic metal strings.

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  • Adverse effects include bradycardia, hypotension and vasodilatation due to reduced sympathetic drive, histamine release and specific vagal effects.

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  • bronchusct on the B2 receptors of the sympathetic nervous system relaxing bronchial smooth muscle thereby dilating the bronchi.

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  • At the same time, several bishops and many parochial clergy were sympathetic to the evangelicals.

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  • Julia, showing a surprisingly deft sympathetic streak, offers him tea and a seat for a while.

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  • discreet with a sympathetic nature and emotional resilience, able to cope with change and work under pressure.

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  • One rare problem is called reflex sympathetic dystrophy or complex regional pain syndrome.

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  • Have a sympathetic ear you can ask the uk are.

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  • Joanna Cannan succeeds in making her readers not just sympathetic to Patricia's plight, but deeply empathetic too.

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  • LARGE fieldS Always Enhance the wildlife value of large fields by sympathetic headland and field margin management.

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  • harassed by the men in the crowd until sympathetic chancer Charlie comes to her aid.

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  • Intellectuals sympathetic to them gravely intone all the reasons why the old model of seizing the state no longer works.

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  • lend-lease policy translated into legislative form, stunned a Congress and a nation wholly sympathetic to the cause of Great Britain.

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  • Satar - a long-necked bowed lute with one melodic and eight to twelve sympathetic metal strings.

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  • All of which can be dressed with condition oil and readily incorporated into sympathetic magic.

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  • At the same time, it stimulates the sympathetic nerves to squeeze the circulatory system.

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  • noradrenaline receptors in the sympathetic nervous system.

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  • Acting centrally, it reduces sympathetic outflow, thus, reducing arterial pressure, heart rate, and catecholamine release from the adrenal medulla.

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  • The acclaim which greeted the Sportsman's Sketches was largely due to its sympathetic portrayal of the Russian peasant.

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  • reflex sympathetic dystrophy or complex regional pain syndrome.

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  • I hope this will evoke a sympathetic ' morphic resonance ' within your awareness.

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  • Nearly all of them activate utterly discordant ' sympathetic resonances ' within my awareness; they seem to me altogether too far-fetched!

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  • The building is now used as offices by Social Services, after extremely sympathetic restoration.

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  • I'd be more sympathetic with you if you weren't so sanctimonious about it.

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  • This marker can be used to differentiate sensory neurons from adjacent spinal cord or sympathetic neurons.

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  • shag any woman that crosses her path & is no longer a sympathetic character in my opinion.

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  • We rounded off our meal with an exotic strawberry and peach sorbet, chosen form a simple yet very sympathetic dessert menu.

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  • Sarah is wholly sympathetic, as is the glamorous ten-year-old American girl liked by the young stepson of one of the main characters.

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  • This selective destruction of certain parts of the sympathetic chain is called Endoscopic Transthoracic sympathectomy or ETS.

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  • Despite Cromwell's broadly sympathetic view, however, many Quakers were imprisoned by local magistrates for causing disturbances in their regions.

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  • Across the Group, Arriva aims to dispose of all waste using environmentally sympathetic means.

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  • Bosses, too, if you can show that you are responsible and in control, are likely to be surprisingly sympathetic and helpful.

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  • Among the rank and file many are deeply sympathetic to the masses.

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  • The lend-lease policy translated into legislative form, stunned a Congress and a nation wholly sympathetic to the cause of Great Britain.

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  • Incidentally there is no evidence that Daguerre and Arago would have been politically sympathetic.

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  • She achieves the almost impossible task of making both sides sympathetic to the reader.

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  • sympathetic dystrophy or complex regional pain syndrome.

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  • sympathetic ear you can ask the uk are.

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  • sympathetic blockade.

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  • sympathetic stimulation also makes the heart muscle contract more forcefully.

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  • sympathetic listener to share any problem, no matter how large or small.

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  • On this occasion, the teacher seemed more sympathetic toward me than usual.

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  • In the end, Bohr looks like a complete genius, and Heisenberg appears much more sympathetic than seemed likely at the start.

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  • I feel more sympathetic toward them the more I hear how strange some writers are.

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  • The Minister assured the Reemans that he remained sympathetic to their situation.

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  • Yuri is made human and likeable without becoming sympathetic.

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  • I am particularly pleased that use has been made of local materials and people and that it looks so sympathetic with the surrounding environment.

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  • sympathetic in these cases, however, it is important that you consult your Adviser at the earliest opprtunity.

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  • The TRC is looking for sympathetic people, experienced in riding and handling thoroughbreds, who enjoy the thoroughbred 's temperament and abilities.

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  • Carefully titrated epidural anesthesia for labor is associated with less sympathetic blockade than spinal or epidural anesthesia for cesarean delivery.

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  • vasomotor tone; both vagal and sympathetic influences are minimized.

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  • war crimes, his heirs might also find a sympathetic ear in American courts.

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  • She renounced once for all the asceticism and isolation of the De imitatione for the more genial and sympathetic Christianity of Chateaubriand.

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  • Stevenson's well-known Memoir is a sympathetic tribute to his ability and character.

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  • A more sympathetic attitude appears in two elegies (xix.), one on the kings Jehoahaz and Jehoiachin, the other on the nation.

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  • A crowd of instruments that seemed at first to overwhelm it in sympathetic comments is perfectly dramatic and appropriate on the symphonic scale.

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  • The oscillations set up in the vertical antenna excited sympathetic ones in the lateral circuit provided this was of the proper length; and the coherer was acted upon by the maximum potential variations possible.

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  • Paul Sabatier's fascinating and in many ways sympathetic Vie de S.

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  • The rise of the Lombard communes produced a sympathetic revolution in Rome, which deserves to be mentioned in this place.

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  • The emperor Nicholas found that his ambassador at Vienna, Baron Meyendorff, was not a sympathetic instrument for carrying out his schemes in the East.

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  • The opportunity thus given for debate naturally stimulated the movement in favour of constitutional government, which received new impulses from the sympathetic attitude of the emperor Alexander II., his grant in 1879 of a constitution to the liberated principality of Bulgaria, and the multiplication of Nihilist outrages which pointed to the necessity of conciliating Liberal opinion in order to present a united front against revolutionary agitation.

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  • Indeed, as one of the acutest and most sympathetic of his critics has remarked, the deep and settled grudge he has betrayed towards every form of Christian belief, in all the writings of his maturity, may be taken as evidence that he had at one time experienced in his own person at least some of the painful workings of a positive faith.

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  • In a word, the study of biblical history, which is dependent in the first instance upon the written sources, demands constant attention to the text (which has had an interesting history) and to the literary features; and it requires a sympathetic acquaintance with Oriental life and thought, both ancient and modern, an appreciation of the necessity of employing the methods of scientific research, and (from the theological side) a reasoned estimate of the dependence of individual religious convictions upon the letter of the Old Testament.'

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  • In this usage the word would be equivalent to the more recent and scarcely less abused term, transcendentalism, and as such it is used even by a sympathetic writer like Carlyle; but this looseness of phraseology only serves to blur important distinctions.

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  • This was due, no doubt, to his revulsion from the sternness of his upbringing and the period of stress through which he passed in early manhood, but also to the sympathetic and emotional qualities which manifested themselves in his early manhood.

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  • A special " sympathetic " system arises by paired nerves from the oesophageal connectives; these nerves unite, and send back a median recurrent nerve associated with ganglia on the gullet and crop, whence proceed cords to various parts of the digestive system.

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  • There are other ganglia in addition to those of the ventral chain, and Janet supposes that the ganglia of the sympathetic system indicate the existence of three anterior head-segments; the remains of the segments themselves are, in accordance with this view, to be sought in the XIII.

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  • It has passed through a far greater number of editions than any other work on natural history in the whole world, and has become emphatically an English classic - the graceful simplicity of its style, the elevating tone of its spirit, and the sympathetic chords it strikes recommending it to every lover of Nature, while the severely scientific reader can scarcely find an error in any statement it contains, whether of matter of fact or opinion.

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  • This pamphlet elicited a beautiful and sympathetic letter from Lord Jeffrey.

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  • A friend even more sympathetic he found in Maximilian II.

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  • In accordance with primitive notions of analogy,3 which assume that it is possible to control or aid the powers of nature by the practice of "sympathetic magic" (see Magic), the cult of the baals and Ashtaroth was characterized by gross sensuality and licentiousness.

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  • He was reserved and very reticent, cold in manner and not sympathetic. There was, too, a certain Calvinistic austerity about him.

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  • Towards the close of his life he confined his ministry to charitable institutions, hospitals and prisons, where his sympathetic discourses and conciliatory manners were always effective.

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  • Her great qualities were relieved by human traits which make her more sympathetic. It must be allowed that she was fairly open to the criticism implied in a husbandly jest attributed to Francis While they were returning from the opera house at Vienna she said to him that the singer they had just heard was the greatest actress who had ever lived, and he answered "Next to you, Madam."

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  • Among his most sympathetic portraits are those of his friend Pierre de Breze and of Jacques Coeur.

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  • Thomas Clarkson (Portraiture of Quakerism) has given an elaborate and sympathetic account of the Quakers as he knew them when he travelled amongst them from house to house on his crusade against the slave trade.

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  • had stood that served to render ineffectual others of his encyclicals, in which he dealt earnestly and effectively with matters in which orthodox Protestants had a sympathetic interest with him and might otherwise have lent an ear to his counsels.

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  • But he was too little of a partisan, too widely sympathetic and candid, as well as too elaborate, to be a telling speaker in parliament, and was consequently surpassed by more practical men whose powers were incomparably inferior.

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  • In this he criticizes the bishops' Report in a sympathetic spirit, but points out how intimately the symbolism of the vestments had become associated with the doctrine of the Sacrifice of the Mass, and how logical was the action of the Reformers in rejecting certain of these vestments.

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  • Le Quatrieme Evangile, one thousand large pages long, is possibly over-confident in its detailed application of the allegorical method; yet it constitutes a rarely perfect sympathetic reproduction of a great mystical believer's imperishable intuitions.

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  • They are Orlando Malavolti (1515-1596), a man of noble birth, the most trustworthy of all; Antonio Bellarmati; Alessandro Sozzini di Girolamo, the sympathetic author of the Diario dell' ultima guerra senese; and Giugurta Tommasi, of whose tedious history ten books, down to 1354, have been published, the rest being still in manuscript.

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  • 1893), a Federal army surgeon who was Davis's physician at Fortress Monroe, was long popular; it gives a vivid and sympathetic picture of Mr Davis as a prisoner, but its authenticity and accuracy have been questioned.

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  • The commission among other proposals for a more liberal and sympathetic native policy urged the creation of a native advisory Board entrusted with very wide powers.

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  • Such are Victor Rakosi (Sipulus tdredi, " The y Essas of Sipulus "; Rejtett feszkek, " Hidden Nests "); Stephen Mora (A J tyankfiai, " Our Compatriots "); Alexius Benedek, the author of numerous distinctly sympathetic and truly Magyar tales, fables and novels, one of the most gifted and deserving literary workers of modern Hungary (Huszar Anna, " Anna Huszar "; Egy szalmaozvegy levelei, " Letters of a grass widow "; A sziv konyve, " The Book of the Heart "; Katalin, " Catherine "; Csendes ordk, " Quiet Hours "; Testamentum es hat level, " Last Will and Six Letters," translated into German by Dr W.

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  • This gave rise to sympathetic demonstrations in many Dalmatian and Bosnian towns, and to a series of interpellations and speeches by the Yugoslav and Czech deputies in the Parliament of Vienna.

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  • Under the influence of the touchstone of strict inquiry set on foot by the Royal Society, the marvels of witchcraft, sympathetic powders and other relics of medieval superstition disappeared like a mist before the sun, whilst accurate observations and demonstrations of a host of new wonders accumulated, amongst which were numerous contributions to the anatomy of animals, and none perhaps more noteworthy than the observations, made by the aid of microscopes constructed by himself, of Leeuwenhoek, the Dutch naturalist (1683), some of whose instruments were presented by him to the society.

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  • He had, indeed, a winning personality, and a warm, affectionate and generous nature, which made him greatly beloved by his family and friends; he was humorous, light-hearted, sympathetic, adventurous.

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  • Benevolent and sympathetic in disposition, he won the affection of his people by fearlessly visiting the districts ravaged by cholera or devastated by earthquake in 1885.

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  • His biographical studies, Franz von Assisi (1856; 2nd ed., 1892), Katerina von Siena (1864; 2nd ed., 1892), Neue Propheten (Di Jungfrau von Orleans, Savonarola, Thomas Miinzer) are judiciou and sympathetic. Other works are: Hutterus redivivus oder Dog matik der evang.-luth.

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  • His theology was that of the Scottish Calvinistic school, but his sympathetic character combined with strong conviction gathered round him one of the largest and most intelligent congregations in the city.

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  • These ends can only be reached by a heartier development of the sympathetic instincts.

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  • The sympathetic instincts can only be developed by the Religion of Humanity."

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  • Looking at the problem in this way, even a moralist who does not expect theology to be the instrument of social revival, might still ask whether the sympathetic instincts will not necessarily be already developed to their highest point, before people will be persuaded to accept the religion, which is at the bottom hardly more than sympathy under a more imposing name.

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  • It colours all his writings, and is intimately connected with some of the most characteristic attributes of his mind, a quick sympathetic imagination, a fine feeling for local differences, and a scientific instinct for seizing the sequences of cause and effect.

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  • He was most successful in his translation of popular song, in which he shows a rare sympathetic insight into the various feelings and ideas of peoples as unlike as Greenlanders and Spaniards, Indians and Scots.

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  • After the Treaty of Paris stability of government developed, and many important reforms were introduced under the strong government of the masterful Sir Thomas Maitland; he acted promptly, without seeking popularity or fearing the reverse, and he ultimately gained more real respect than any other governor, not excepting the marquess of Hastings, who was a brilliant and sympathetic administrator.

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  • In contrast to the great French actress she avoided all "make-up"; her art depended on intense naturalness rather than stage effect, sympathetic force and poignant intellectuality rather than the theatrical emotionalism of the French tradition.

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  • The dauphin and the duke of Alencon failed to bring about any sympathetic rising in Auvergne, and the Praguerie was over, except for some final pillaging and plundering in Saintonge and Poitou, which the royal army failed to prevent.

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  • The earlier biographies of Garrick are by Arthur Murphy (2 vols., 1801) and by the bookseller Tom Davies (2 vols., 4th ed., 1805), the latter a work of some merit, but occasionally inaccurate and confused as to dates; and a searching if not altogether sympathetic survey of his verses is furnished by Joseph Knight's valuable Life (1894).

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  • Even before his acquaintance with Zwingli in 1521 he had begun to preach the Reformation, his sympathetic character and his eloquence making him a great force.

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  • Hot-blooded and somewhat imperious, Basil was also generous and sympathetic. "His zeal for orthodoxy did not blind him to what was good in an opponent; and for the sake of peace and charity he was content to waive the use of orthodox terminology when it could be surrendered without a sacrifice of truth."

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  • A strong writer and thinker, his spirit was essentially unifying and sympathetic, in an age when these qualities won little sympathy.

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  • A sympathetic account of his life as a Franciscan is to be found in L.

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  • His Anglo-Irish nature was not sympathetic with the somewhat formal character and German training of Prince Albert; and his views of ministerial independence were not at all in accord with those of the queen and her husband.

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  • He had a peculiar faculty for friendship, and his friends always found him sympathetic and affectionate.

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  • by Torrey), who wrote in a sympathetic spirit and with special stress upon the religious side of the subject, and has been followed by many disciples, for instance, Hagenbach, Schaff and Herzog; and Baur (Das Christenthum and die christliche Kirche, 1853 ff.), the most brilliant of all, whose many historical works were dominated by the principles of the Hegelian philosophy and evinced both the merits and defects of that school.

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  • The rites, met within all lands, of pouring out water or bathing in order to produce rain from heaven, differ in their significance from ablutions with water and belong to the realm of sympathetic magic.

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  • There are likewise traces of survival in the examples of "sympathetic magic" transformed into the acted parable of prophecy.

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  • The signs or symbolic acts of the prophet probably originated in the actions of sympathetic magic. Thus in the vivid scene of r Kings xxii.

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  • At this period, if we may credit the Memoirs (MalfuVit), he exhibited proofs of a tender and sympathetic nature.

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  • But besides all this, there is an unaccountable sympathetic something about the man with good hands that cannot be described.

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

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  • Manitoba was the first to be constituted; in 1871 British Columbia, New which had hitherto held aloof, determined, under the persuasion of a sympathetic governor, Mr (later Sir) Antony Musgrave, to throw in its lot with the Dominion.

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  • But he strove for sympathetic relations between Canadian and imperial authorities, and favoured general legislative and fiscal co-operation between the two countries.

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  • Encouraged perhaps by sympathetic Romans, spurred on still more by their own instincts, and led no doubt by their nobles, they began to speak Latin, to use the material resources of Roman civilized life, and in time to consider themselves not the unwilling subjects of a foreign empire, but the British members of the Roman state.

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  • He was ordained priest in 1843, and in the same year became tutor of Lincoln College, where he rapidly made a reputation as a clear and stimulating teacher and as a sympathetic friend of youth.

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  • His early religious doubts, awakened especially by Strauss's Life of Jesus, made him throughout life sympathetic with those who underwent a similar stress.

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  • In a complete albino not only is all pigment absent in the skin, but also that which is normally present in deeper organs, such as the sympathetic nervous system and in the substantia nigra of the brain.

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  • - notably to St Catherine's on Mount Sinai, and to Mount Athos - has directed much attention to contemporary Greek monachism, and the accounts of these expeditions commonly contain descriptions, more or less sympathetic and intelligent, of the present-day life of Greek monks.

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  • McCall's Thaddeus Stevens (Boston and New York, 1899), in the American Statesmen Series, a sympathetic, but judicious biography; also J.

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  • Constitutionally of an ardent and sympathetic temperament, he enlarged his outlook by extensive miscellaneous reading.

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  • With the sympathetic organization which made him keenly sensible of the wants of the poor, he threw himself heartily into the movement known as Christian Socialism, of which Frederick Denison Maurice was the recognized leader, and for many years he was considered as an extreme radical in a profession the traditions of which were conservative.

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  • The chief constituents are Johnson's own Letters and Account of his Life from his Birth to his Eleventh Year (1805), a fragment saved from papers burned in 1784 and not seen by Boswell; the life by his old but not very sympathetic friend and club-fellow, Sir John Hawkins (1787); Mrs Thrale-Piozzi's Anecdotes (1785) and Letters; the Diary and Letters of Fanny Burney (D'Arblay) (1841); the shorter Lives of Arthur Murphy, T.

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  • He had naturally a most cheerful and sunny temper, was highly social and sympathetic, loved pleasant conversation, wit, anecdote and laughter.

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  • With Russia and, to a certain extent, Great Britain sympathetic, it was impossible to ignore their opposition.

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  • They refused to accept all the compromises which Miquel, who was very sympathetic towards them, suggested, and thereby brought about his retirement in May 1901.

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  • Certain nerve fibres from the sympathetic nervous system, which can also cause the secretion of a (specially viscous) saliva, are entirely unaffected by atropine.

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  • The action of atropine in dilating the pupil is also aided by a stimulation of the fibres from the sympathetic nervous system, which innervate the remaining muscle of the iris - the dilator pupillae.

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  • The great Puritan hero was a man after his own heart, and the portrait drawn by so sympathetic a writer is not only intensely vivid, but a very effective rehabilitation of misrepresented character.

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  • The latter work is more perfunctory in execution and written for a wider public than his first history, but the narrative is dramatic and vivid, the portraiture is sympathetic, and the historical events are interpreted by the light of the rationalistic optimism of the later 18th century.

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  • He also published sympathetic monographs on Cowper and Jane Austen, and attempted verse in Bay Leaves and Specimens of Greek Tragedy.

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  • We have followed it long enough to see its directness and simplicity, to observe the naturalness with which one incident succeeds another, and to watch the gradual manifestation of a personality at once strong and sympathetic, wielding extraordinary powers, which are placed wholly at the service of others, and refusing to be hindered from helping men by the ordinary restrictions of social or religious custom.

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  • In completing Wilhelm Meister, Goethe found a sympathetic and encouraging critic in Schiller, to whom he owed in great measure his renewed interest in poetry.

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  • Modern, too, was the outlook of the aging poet on the changing social conditions of theage, wonderfully sympathetic his attitude towards modern industry, which steam was just beginning to establish on a new basis, and towards modern democracy.

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  • Kant he by no means ignored, and under Schiller's guidance he learned much from him; but of the younger thinkers, only Schelling, whose mystic nature-philosophy was a development of Spinoza's ideas, touched a sympathetic chord in his nature.

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  • Wolf Goethe (Weimar, 1889) is a sympathetic appreciation by Otto Mejer, formerly president of the Lutheran consistory in Hanover.

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  • Having given promise of mathematical talent he was sent to the Ecole Centrale of Fontainebleau, and was fortunate in having a kind and sympathetic teacher, M.

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  • Lord Ripon was sent out to India by the Liberal ministry of 1880 for the purpose of reversing Lord Lytton's policy in Afghanistan, and of introducing a more sympathetic system into the administration of India.

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  • It is due to them that the Romans of the day are living figures to us, and that Cicero, in spite of, or rather in virtue of his frailties, is intensely human and sympathetic. The letters to Atticus abound in the frankest selfrevelation, though even in the presence of his confessor his instinct as a pleader makes him try to justify himself.

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  • Further Grote, a practical man, a rationalist and an enthusiast for democracy, was the first to consider Greek political development with a sympathetic interest (see Greece: History, Ancient, section "Authorities"), in opposition to the Tory attitude of John Gillies and Mitford, who had written under the influence of horror at the French Revolution.

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  • He was characterized by an absolutely fearless honesty, which sometimes gave offence, but at the basis of his nature there was a warm, tender and sympathetic heart, incapable of meanness or intrigue.

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  • It is impossible to read the speeches of Vergniaud without being convinced of the solidity of his education, and in particular of the wide range of his knowledge of the classics, and of his acquaintance - familiar and sympathetic - with ancient philosophy and history.

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  • It was Liszt's habit to recommend novelties to the public by explanatory articles or essays, which were written in French (some for the Journal des debats and the Gazette musicale of Paris) and translated for the journals of Weimar and Leipzig - thus his two masterpieces of sympathetic criticism, the essays Lohengrin et Tannhduser a Weimar and Harold en Italie, found many readers and proved very effective.

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  • Though Siva, too, assumes various forms, the incarnation theory is peculiarly characteristic of Vaishnavism; and the fact that the principal hero of the Ramayana (Rama), and one of the prominent warriors of the Mahabharata (Krishna) become in this way identified with the supreme god, and remain to this day the chief objects of the adoration of Vaishnava sectaries, naturally imparts to these creeds a human interest and sympathetic aspect which is wholly wanting in the worship of Siva.

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  • Is the regeneration of India to be brought about by the modern theistic movements, such as the Brahma-samaj and Arya-samaj, as so close and sympathetic an observer of Hindu life and thought as Sir A.

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  • Yet even the most defective poems commonly have, at least, a single verse, expressing some profound thought or tender shade of feeling, for which the sympathetic reader willingly pardons artistic imperfections in the rest.

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  • It marked, moreover, in the condition of armed resistance against established authority which was forced upon it by the Counter-Reformation, a firm resolve to assert political liberty, leading in the course of time to a revolution with which the rebellious spirit of the Revival was sympathetic. This being the relation of humanism in general to reform, French learning in particular displayed such innovating boldness as threw many of its most conspicuous professors into the camp at war with Rome.

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  • In 1843, after his removal to Gottingen, he began his great Handworterbuch der Physiologie, mit Riicksicht auf physiologische Pathologie, and brought out the fifth (supplementary) volume in 1852; the only contributions of his own in it were on the sympathetic nerve, nerve-ganglia and nerve-endings, and he modestly disclaimed all merit except as being the organizer.

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  • Pinckney's Life of John C. Calhoun (Charleston, 1903) gives a sympathetic Southern view.

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  • He puts far greater stress than his predecessors upon the sympathetic pleasures, and thus quite avoids that appearance of mean prudential selfishness that is such a depressing feature in Paley and Bentham.

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  • The early Christian Fathers recorded many a valuable observation of the Gentile faiths around them from varying points of view, sympathetic or hostile; and Eusebius and Epiphanius, in the 4th century A.D., attributed to the librarian of Ptolemy Philad.elphus the design of collecting the sacred books of the Ethiopians, Indians, Persians, Elamites, Babylonians, Assyrians, Romans, Phoenicians, Syrians and Greeks.

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  • Even where a piece of sympathetic magic appears to promise definite results, or when a departmental god is recognized, there would seem to be room left for a more or less indefinite expectancy.

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  • About his own saintly and sympathetic character, and his essential religiousness, there was no doubt.

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  • He explained accurately the mechanism of the bones of the ear, and he discussed the physiological action of the cochlea on the principles of sympathetic vibration.

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  • (Cambridge, 1885); Barrett Wendell, Cotton Mather, the Puritan Priest (New York, 1891), a remarkably sympathetic study and particularly valuable for its insight into (and its defence of) Mather's attitude toward witchcraft; Abijah P. Marvin, The Life and Times of Cotton Mather (Boston, 1892); 1VI.

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  • Every branch of literature and art interested him, every poet and artist of his day found in him a most liberal and sympathetic protector.

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  • After the hearse set out from the church the horses were unyoked, and it was dragged by students to the cemetery of Montparnasse, the cortege being followed by a sympathetic crowd of some 20,000 people.

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  • The small value they attributed to all outward and special forms of service, and the want of any sympathetic craving for the communion of saints, saved the deists from attempting to found a free-thinking church.

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  • In literature his name is chiefly associated with his sympathetic appreciation of Charles Lamb and Thomas Hood.

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  • These cult-titles had originally the force of magic invocation, and much of his ritual was weather-magic: the priest of Zeus Avxaios, in time of drought, was wont to ascend Mount Lycaeum and dip an oak-bough in a sacred fountain, and by this sympathetic means produce mist.

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  • The name of the life-index is given to a tree, animal or other object believed to be so closely united by sympathetic ties to a human being that the fate of the latter is reflected in the condition of the former.

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  • Where, as in the last two cases, the sympathetic bond is less strong, we find symbolical interpretation playing an important part.

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  • By bringing the men of his own generation into sympathetic contact with antiquity, he gave a decisive impulse to that European movement which restored freedom, self-consciousness, and the faculty of progress to the human intellect.

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  • For him the authors of the Greek and Latin world were living men - more real, in fact, than those with whom he corresponded; and the rhetorical epistles he addressed to Cicero, Seneca and Varro prove that he dwelt with them on terms of sympathetic intimacy.

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  • Jules Lemaitre, a less sympathetic critic, finds in the extraordinary crimes of his heroes and heroines, his reactionary views, his dandyism and snobbery, an exaggerated Byronism.

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  • Schmidt has gone further into the character of this sympathetic prophet, Ency.

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  • raised on all hands hopes of still ampler and more sympathetic patronage.

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  • His fine appearance, his flexible and sympathetic voice, his manifest sincerity, the perfect lucidity and artistic symmetry of his address, and the brilliance with which he illustrated his points would have attracted hearers even had he had little to say.

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  • (2) the Christian priesthood being universal, the laity should share in the spiritual government of the Church; (3) a knowledge of Christianity must be attended by the practice of it as its indispensable sign and supplement; (4) instead of merely didactic, and often bitter, attacks on the heterodox and unbelievers, a sympathetic and kindly treatment of them; (5) a reorganization of the theological training of the universities, giving more prominence to the devotional life; and (6) a different style of preaching, namely, in the place of pleasing rhetoric, the implanting of Christianity in the inner or new man, the soul of which is faith, and its effects the fruits of life.

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  • More recent are Heppe's Geschichte des Pietismus and der Mystik in der reformirten Kirche (1879), which is sympathetic; A.

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  • On the other hand, the still half-heathen world outside broke every moral law with indifference; and in the effort to restrain men's vices church discipline became mechanical instead of sympathetic, penal rather than paternal.

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  • But he never understood that power only attends sympathetic leadership. He contented himself with putting himself technically in the right, and with resting his case on the favorable decisions of the judges.

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  • The new spirit was most conspicuous in foreign affairs; in the protest of Great Britain against the action of the continental ~ powe1s at Verona (see VERONA, CON8RESS OF), in the recognition of the South American republics, and of British later in the sympathetic attitude of the government policy, towards the insurrection in Greece.

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  • More sympathetic judgments will divine unquenchable vitality in a faith whose very paradoxes rise up in new power again and again.

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  • None of the family was akin to Benjamin for genius and character, except Sarah, to whom he was deeply indebted for a wise, unswerving and sympathetic devotion, when, in his earlier days, he needed it most.

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  • Gregory Orlov was no statesman, but he had a quick wit, a fairly accurate appreciation of current events, and was a useful and sympathetic counsellor during the earlier portion of Catherine's reign.

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  • In discussing this he distinguishes, with well-applied subtlety, between the pleasurableness of the benevolent emotions themselves, the sympathetic enjoyment of the happiness of others, and the pleasure arising from a consciousness of their love and esteem.

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  • The old theory that referred this approval entirely to self-love, is, he holds, easy to disprove by " crucial experiments " on the play of our moral sentiments; rejecting this, he finds the required explanation in the sympathetic pleasure that attends our perception of the conduciveness of virtue to the interests of human beings other than ourselves.

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  • Without denying the actuality or importance of that sympathetic pleasure in the perceived or inferred effects of virtues and vices he yet holds that the essential part of common moral sentiment is constituted rather by a more direct sympathy with the impulses that prompt to action or expression.

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  • The object of this sympathetic resentment, impelling us to punish, is what we call injustice; and thus the remarkable stringency of the obligation to act justly is explained, since the recognition of any action as unjust involves the admission that it may be forcibly obstructed or punished.

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  • Still, even from this point of view, which is that of the legislator or social reformer rather than the moral philosopher, our code of duty must be greatly influenced by our estimate of the degrees in which men are normally influenced by self-regard (in its ordinary sense of regard for interests not sympathetic) and by sympathy or benevolence, and of the range within which sympathy may be expected to be generally effective.

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  • There is a sympathetic sketch of O'Connell's career in Lecky's Leaders of Public Opinion in Ireland (1871); Sir Thomas Wyse's Historical Sketch of the late Catholic Association (1829) gives the best account of the religious struggle, and much may be learned from W.

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  • She helped in the higher education movement, took part in the foundation of Queen's and Bedford Colleges, and continued to take a sympathetic interest in the movement which led to the opening of the universities to women.

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  • It is sufficient to say that while Mr Balfour's sympathetic "send off" appeared to indicate his inclination towards Mr Chamberlain's programme, if only further support could be gained for it, his endeavour to keep the party together, and the violent opposition which gathered against Mr Chamberlain's scheme, combined to make his real attitude during the next two years decidedly obscure, both sections of the party - free-traders and tariff reformers - being induced from time to time to regard him as on their side.

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  • atn, Antennary nerves; co, commissures between ventral cords; d, ventral appendages of brain; E, eye en, nerves passing outwards from ventral cord; F.g.i, ganglionic enlargements from which nerves to feet pass off; jn, nerves to jaws; org, ganglionic enlargement from which nerves to oral papillae pass off; orn, nerves to oral papillae; pc, posterior lobe of brain; pn, nerves to feet; sy, sympathetic nerves.

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  • Here Christian imageworship borders on the beliefs which underlie sympathetic magic (see Image Worship).

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  • Riethmiiller's Hamilton and his Contemporaries (1864), written during the Civil War, is sympathetic, but rather speculative.

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  • We have a sympathetic and supportive landowner and the opportunity exists to regenerate up to nine acres .

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  • I hope this will evoke a sympathetic ' morphic resonance ' within your awareness.

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  • Nearly all of them activate utterly discordant ' sympathetic resonances ' within my awareness; they seem to me altogether too far-fetched !

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  • The building is now used as offices by Social Services, after extremely sympathetic restoration.

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  • I 'd be more sympathetic with you if you were n't so sanctimonious about it.

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  • In the end, Bohr looks like a complete genius, and Heisenberg appears much more sympathetic than seemed likely at the start.

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  • This marker can be used to differentiate sensory neurons from adjacent spinal cord or sympathetic neurons.

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  • She always seems to shag any woman that crosses her path & is no longer a sympathetic character in my opinion.

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  • We rounded off our meal with an exotic strawberry and peach sorbet, chosen form a simple yet very sympathetic dessert menu.

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  • In the realm ethnic differences in sympathetic function specialty retailing first.

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  • Sarah is wholly sympathetic, as is the glamorous ten-year-old American girl liked by the young stepson of one of the main characters.

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  • This selective destruction of certain parts of the sympathetic chain is called Endoscopic Transthoracic Sympathectomy or ETS.

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  • Despite Cromwell 's broadly sympathetic view, however, many Quakers were imprisoned by local magistrates for causing disturbances in their regions.

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  • Across the Group, Arriva aims to dispose of all waste using environmentally sympathetic means.

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  • Bosses, too, if you can show that you are responsible and in control, are likely to be surprisingly sympathetic and helpful.

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  • Among the rank and file many are deeply sympathetic to the masses.

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  • Incidentally there is no evidence that Daguerre and Arago would have been politically sympathetic.

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  • She achieves the almost impossible task of making both sides sympathetic to the reader.

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  • The sympathetic portrayal of pagans was targeted at the Jewish community embittered by its suffering and foreign suppression.

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  • As well as causing heart rate to increase, sympathetic stimulation also makes the heart muscle contract more forcefully.

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  • It is there to provide a sympathetic listener to share any problem, no matter how large or small.

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  • On this occasion, the teacher seemed more sympathetic toward me than usual.

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  • I feel more sympathetic toward them the more I hear how strange some writers are.

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  • The Minister assured the Reemans that he remained sympathetic to their situation.

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  • Yuri is made human and likeable without becoming sympathetic.

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  • I am particularly pleased that use has been made of local materials and people and that it looks so sympathetic with the surrounding environment.

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  • We are very sympathetic in these cases, however, it is important that you consult your Adviser at the earliest opprtunity.

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  • The TRC is looking for sympathetic people, experienced in riding and handling thoroughbreds, who enjoy the thoroughbred 's temperament and abilities.

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  • Carefully titrated epidural anesthesia for labor is associated with less sympathetic blockade than spinal or epidural anesthesia for cesarean delivery.

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  • We aim to foster a sympathetic but not uncritical attitude toward foreign places, thus helping to promote understanding and goodwill.

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  • Hampstead were in no mood to be sympathetic, unleashing 34 shots on Purley stopper Paul Terry.

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  • There is reduction in vasomotor tone; both vagal and sympathetic influences are minimized.

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  • Since von Below was never accused of any war crimes, his heirs might also find a sympathetic ear in American courts.

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  • A sympathetic cyclist was stopped and questioned by police for a while for, urm, cycling.

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  • The government is sympathetic to consumers who have to deal with collection agencies and has set up a number of guidelines companies must adhere to.

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  • While many people find it difficult to obtain a loan under these circumstances, it is possible if you can find a sympathetic lender.

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  • Astrologers believe that Aquarians are sympathetic and generous, thoughtful and born leaders.

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  • Bullock often plays sympathetic characters that are lovable despite their faults and has won over the hearts of movie fans around the world.

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  • When we rub or scratch just the right spot, our dogs start to move one of their rear legs in a sympathetic scratching motion.

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  • He or she may not suspect you if you say something sympathetic and offer to clean up or help out in some way.

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  • The story is engaging and the characters sympathetic.

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  • Gamers turned the other cheek, confining their game talk to their sympathetic peers.

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  • Parents should be sympathetic, but not allow the child to avoid situations in which the child must encounter the feared object or events.

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  • Norepinephrine-A hormone secreted by certain nerve endings of the sympathetic nervous system, and by the medulla (center) of the adrenal glands.

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  • If an infant is distressed because of pain, pervasive threat, or a chaotic environment, the baby may have a difficult time engaging in a sympathetic care-giving relationship.

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  • If you are in a spot where no one will hear you, saying "Ohm" while breathing out sends sympathetic vibrations through your body which are naturally calming.

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  • While no swimsuit can completely cover body flaws, the modest suit is more sympathetic to any potential imperfections.

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  • With a bit of practice and a sympathetic instructor, anyone who has the will to swim will be able to pick up the strokes.

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  • Obviously, once you've become best friends and partners, it's your pleasure and even prerogative to be there for each other in all moods and to be a sympathetic ear and a sounding board.

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  • A sympathetic observer hands the man a beer as he enters the tunnel.

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  • So your first step in getting genetic testing is to find a doctor who either deals regularly with celiacs or one who is sympathetic towards your family history.

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  • They are ruled by common sense, but are also very sympathetic toward others.

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  • They are not the most sympathetic sign in the zodiac, so your emotional woes may fall on deaf ears.

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  • Cancer will give a sympathetic ear to a co-worker as long as the problem doesn't threaten him and his job security.

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  • Cancer gravitates towards Pisces' artistic and sometimes mysterious nature, while Pisces truly appreciates Cancer's sympathetic personality.

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  • Sympathetic characters, great boxing, and uplifting speeches make Rocky one movie that everyone should have in their collection.

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  • The crowd is likely to be less sympathetic towards a team that is deliberately being mean to the other side.

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  • In 2004, she came forward to explain her behavior was due to her recent treatment for reflex sympathetic disorder, a condition related to intense join pain after an injury.

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  • The sympathetic portrayal of Judas, the portrayal of Jesus as an imperfect man and the suggestive nature of Jesus' relationship with Mary Magdalene have all also troubled some religious groups.

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  • Sweeney was seen as more sympathetic to the contestants, considering her own struggle with weight loss in the past.

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  • This decision was made based on Kate's popularity with viewers, many of whom feel she is a sympathetic character who is being harassed by the media.

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  • Every branch of literature and art interested him, every poet and artist of his day found in him a most liberal and sympathetic protector.

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  • The small value they attributed to all outward and special forms of service, and the want of any sympathetic craving for the communion of saints, saved the deists from attempting to found a free-thinking church.

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  • In literature his name is chiefly associated with his sympathetic appreciation of Charles Lamb and Thomas Hood.

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  • These cult-titles had originally the force of magic invocation, and much of his ritual was weather-magic: the priest of Zeus Avxaios, in time of drought, was wont to ascend Mount Lycaeum and dip an oak-bough in a sacred fountain, and by this sympathetic means produce mist.

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  • The name of the life-index is given to a tree, animal or other object believed to be so closely united by sympathetic ties to a human being that the fate of the latter is reflected in the condition of the former.

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  • Where, as in the last two cases, the sympathetic bond is less strong, we find symbolical interpretation playing an important part.

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  • By bringing the men of his own generation into sympathetic contact with antiquity, he gave a decisive impulse to that European movement which restored freedom, self-consciousness, and the faculty of progress to the human intellect.

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  • For him the authors of the Greek and Latin world were living men - more real, in fact, than those with whom he corresponded; and the rhetorical epistles he addressed to Cicero, Seneca and Varro prove that he dwelt with them on terms of sympathetic intimacy.

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  • Jules Lemaitre, a less sympathetic critic, finds in the extraordinary crimes of his heroes and heroines, his reactionary views, his dandyism and snobbery, an exaggerated Byronism.

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  • Schmidt has gone further into the character of this sympathetic prophet, Ency.

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  • raised on all hands hopes of still ampler and more sympathetic patronage.

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  • His fine appearance, his flexible and sympathetic voice, his manifest sincerity, the perfect lucidity and artistic symmetry of his address, and the brilliance with which he illustrated his points would have attracted hearers even had he had little to say.

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  • (2) the Christian priesthood being universal, the laity should share in the spiritual government of the Church; (3) a knowledge of Christianity must be attended by the practice of it as its indispensable sign and supplement; (4) instead of merely didactic, and often bitter, attacks on the heterodox and unbelievers, a sympathetic and kindly treatment of them; (5) a reorganization of the theological training of the universities, giving more prominence to the devotional life; and (6) a different style of preaching, namely, in the place of pleasing rhetoric, the implanting of Christianity in the inner or new man, the soul of which is faith, and its effects the fruits of life.

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  • More recent are Heppe's Geschichte des Pietismus and der Mystik in der reformirten Kirche (1879), which is sympathetic; A.

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  • On the other hand, the still half-heathen world outside broke every moral law with indifference; and in the effort to restrain men's vices church discipline became mechanical instead of sympathetic, penal rather than paternal.

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  • But he never understood that power only attends sympathetic leadership. He contented himself with putting himself technically in the right, and with resting his case on the favorable decisions of the judges.

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  • The new spirit was most conspicuous in foreign affairs; in the protest of Great Britain against the action of the continental ~ powe1s at Verona (see VERONA, CON8RESS OF), in the recognition of the South American republics, and of British later in the sympathetic attitude of the government policy, towards the insurrection in Greece.

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  • None of the family was akin to Benjamin for genius and character, except Sarah, to whom he was deeply indebted for a wise, unswerving and sympathetic devotion, when, in his earlier days, he needed it most.

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  • Gregory Orlov was no statesman, but he had a quick wit, a fairly accurate appreciation of current events, and was a useful and sympathetic counsellor during the earlier portion of Catherine's reign.

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    1
  • In discussing this he distinguishes, with well-applied subtlety, between the pleasurableness of the benevolent emotions themselves, the sympathetic enjoyment of the happiness of others, and the pleasure arising from a consciousness of their love and esteem.

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  • The old theory that referred this approval entirely to self-love, is, he holds, easy to disprove by " crucial experiments " on the play of our moral sentiments; rejecting this, he finds the required explanation in the sympathetic pleasure that attends our perception of the conduciveness of virtue to the interests of human beings other than ourselves.

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    1
  • Without denying the actuality or importance of that sympathetic pleasure in the perceived or inferred effects of virtues and vices he yet holds that the essential part of common moral sentiment is constituted rather by a more direct sympathy with the impulses that prompt to action or expression.

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    1
  • The object of this sympathetic resentment, impelling us to punish, is what we call injustice; and thus the remarkable stringency of the obligation to act justly is explained, since the recognition of any action as unjust involves the admission that it may be forcibly obstructed or punished.

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  • Still, even from this point of view, which is that of the legislator or social reformer rather than the moral philosopher, our code of duty must be greatly influenced by our estimate of the degrees in which men are normally influenced by self-regard (in its ordinary sense of regard for interests not sympathetic) and by sympathy or benevolence, and of the range within which sympathy may be expected to be generally effective.

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  • She helped in the higher education movement, took part in the foundation of Queen's and Bedford Colleges, and continued to take a sympathetic interest in the movement which led to the opening of the universities to women.

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  • It is sufficient to say that while Mr Balfour's sympathetic "send off" appeared to indicate his inclination towards Mr Chamberlain's programme, if only further support could be gained for it, his endeavour to keep the party together, and the violent opposition which gathered against Mr Chamberlain's scheme, combined to make his real attitude during the next two years decidedly obscure, both sections of the party - free-traders and tariff reformers - being induced from time to time to regard him as on their side.

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  • atn, Antennary nerves; co, commissures between ventral cords; d, ventral appendages of brain; E, eye en, nerves passing outwards from ventral cord; F.g.i, ganglionic enlargements from which nerves to feet pass off; jn, nerves to jaws; org, ganglionic enlargement from which nerves to oral papillae pass off; orn, nerves to oral papillae; pc, posterior lobe of brain; pn, nerves to feet; sy, sympathetic nerves.

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  • Riethmiiller's Hamilton and his Contemporaries (1864), written during the Civil War, is sympathetic, but rather speculative.

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  • Of course, not all reality TV features casts that are involved in a struggle or who are even sympathetic characters.

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  • For the duration of the season Gretchen caused divisions in the cast and despite her sympathetic storyline, she was also controversial with the viewers.

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