Temperament sentence examples

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  • He had a gentle temperament, though.

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  • His temperament will not let him endure the labor of always producing the same pattern.

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  • " In the great crises of action her intellect,, her heart and her temperament are at one.

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  • She just doesn't have the temperament for it.

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  • As regards temperament, if, writes Sir F.

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  • Interested as he was in soldiering, his eager temperament impelled him still more to adventure in politics and letters.

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  • This weakness was the worst blot on Cranmer's character, but it was due in some measure to his painful capacity for seeing both sides of a question at the same time, a temperament fatal to martyrdom.

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  • His wife's prudence was a corrective to his own unpractical temperament, and his efforts in journalism became fairly profitable.

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  • Helen has the vitality of feeling, the freshness and eagerness of interest, and the spiritual insight of the artistic temperament, and naturally she has a more active and intense joy in life, simply as life, and in nature, books, and people than less gifted mortals.

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  • Elizabeth had inherited her father's sensual temperament and, being free from all control, abandoned herself to her appetites without reserve.

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  • Meanwhile the duplicates had reached Moltke, and he, knowing well the temperament of the "Red Prince" and the impossibility of arresting the intended movement, obtained the royal sanction to a letter addressed to the crown prince, in which the latter was ordered to co-operate with his whole command.

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  • She was used to the teenage fits of temperament after spending the summer with her newly turned twenty-year-old brother.

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  • But, however short his orthodoxy might fall if tried by the standards of any particular church, his temperament was pre-eminently religious.

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  • But neither temperament nor training allowed her to make her pupil the object of any experiment or observation which did not help in the child's development.

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  • The order of procedure at the early field trials was similar to what it is to-day, only the awards were given in accordance with a scale of points as follows: nose, 40; pace and range, 30; temperament, 10; staunchness before, 10; behind, 10.

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  • " I think you have observed a very prudent temperament; but it was impossible to treat the subject so as not to give grounds of suspicion against you, and you may expect that a clamour will arise."

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  • Fox made many mistakes, due in some cases to vehemence of temperament, and in others only to be ascribed to want of sagacity.

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  • To a prince of his temperament the vehement activity of his abnormally energetic father was very offensive.

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  • So intensely aristocratic (hence his nickname 6 AoXoiSopos, "he who rails at the people") was his temperament that he declined to exercise the regal-hieratic office of 1 3avLAeus which was hereditary in his family, and presented it to his brother.

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  • Of an enthusiastic temperament, accomplished in classical literature, he seems while a pagan to have courted discussion with the converts to Christianity.

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  • This, added to ill-health, served to intensify a natural irritability of temperament, and the history of his later Weimar days is a rather dreary page in the chronicles of literary life.

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  • As a sort of theoretic basis for this adhesion to national type in literature, he conceived the idea that literature and art, together with language and national culture as a whole, are evolved by a natural process, and that the intellectual and emotional life of each people is correlated with peculiarities of physical temperament and of material environment.

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  • Whitefield was the greater orator, Wesley the better thinker; but, diverse in temperament as they were, they alike laid emphasis on openair preaching.

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  • But Urquiza was a man of different temperament from Rosas, and when he found that Buenos Aires refused to submit to his authority, he declined to use force.

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  • The normal condition or temperament of the body depended upon a proper mixture or proportion of the four elements - hot, cold, wet and dry.

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  • Of a genuine poetic temperament, fervid and mobile in feeling, and of a prolific fancy, he had also the sense and wit that come of varied contact with men.

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  • In the middle part of the century, by a natural exaggeration of the importance of newly-discovered local changes in the pelvic organs, much harm was done to women by too narrow an attention to the site, characters and treatment of these; the meddlesomeness of the physician becoming in the temperament of woman.

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  • By training and temperament he was better qualified to appreciate and describe the social life of the people than their physical surroundings, and if the results of his great journey are disappointing to the geographer, his account of the society of the oasis towns, and of the remarkable men who were then ruling in Hail and Riad, must always possess an absorbing interest as a portrait of Arab life in its freest development.

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  • No one has better understood or more skilfully portrayed the artistic temperament - the musician, the actor, the poet - and no French writer before her had so divined and laid bare the heart of a girl.

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  • dissatisfaction among men of Slavonic temperament, whose grandfathers had been independent princes, boyars or free lances, and the malcontents could not adopt the old practice of emigrating to some other principality.

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  • In his studies he was attracted by the older writers, both Greek and Roman, in whose masculine temperament and understanding he recognized an affinity with his own.

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  • Probably he found in his calmness of temperament, even in his want of imagination, a sense of rest and of exemption from the disturbing influences of life; while in his physical philosophy he found both an answer to the questions which perplexed him and an inexhaustible stimulus to his intellectual curiosity.

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  • Besides the premiership, Depretis assumed the portfolio of finance; Nicot~a, an ex-Garibaldian of somewhat tarnished reputation, but a man of energetic ~~t~ and conservative temperament, was placed at the ministry of the interior; public works were entrusted to Zanardelli, a Radical doctrinaire of considerable juridical attainments; General Mezzacapo and Signor Brin replaced General Ricotti Magnani and Admiral Saint-B on at the war office and ministry of marine; while to Mancini and Coppino, prominent members of the Left, were allotted the portfolios of justice and public instruction.

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  • His constitution, weakly in childhood, strengthened with advancing years so as to allow him to get through an incredible amount of sedentary labour, while he retained to the last the fresh and cheerful temperament of a boy.

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  • They were a tall race of copper hue; fairly intelligent, mild in temperament, who lived in poor huts and practised a limited and primitive agriculture.

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  • The love-sick mood and romantic temperament of the young Irishman found congenial soil in the wild surroundings of unexplored Canadian forests, and the enthusiasm thus engendered for the "natural" life of savagery may have been already fortified by study of Rousseau's writings, for which at a later period Lord Edward expressed his admiration.

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  • He seems to have found a pleasure, more congenial to the modern than to the ancient temperament, in ascending mountains or wandering among their solitudes (vi.

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  • His ardent zeal was sorely tried by Philip's cautious temperament; and Sir Thomas Stukeley's projected Irish expedition, which Sanders was to have accompanied with the blessings and assistance of the pope, was diverted to Morocco where Stukeley was killed at the battle of Al Kasr al Kebir in 1578.

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  • but the netsuke, we should still have no difficulty in differentiating the bright versatility of her national genius from the comparatively sombre, mechanic and unimaginatrve temperament of the Chinese.

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  • He felt that temperament and policy would combine to make Charles an aggressive warrior-king: the only uncertainty was in which direction he would turn his arms first.

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  • To meet this exigency, Zarlino proposed that for the lute the octave should be divided into twelve equal semitones; and after centuries of discussion this system of "equal temperament" has, within the last thirty-five years, been universally adopted as the best attainable for keyed instruments of every description.3 Again, Zarlino was in advance of his age in his classification of the ecclesiastical modes.

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  • Yet he is the one extant witness to the humour and vivacity of the Italian temperament at a stage between its early rudeness and rigidity and its subsequent degeneracy.

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  • But an artistic temperament was hardly that required of a king of Prussia on the eve of the Revolution; and Frederick the Great, who had employed him in various services - notably in an abortive confidential mission to the court of Russia in 1 780 - openly expressed his misgivings as to the character of the prince and his surroundings.

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  • Upon the fall of the Saracco cabinet (9th February 1901) Visconti Venosta was succeeded at the foreign office by Signor Prinetti, a Lombard manufacturer of strong temperament, but without previous diplomatic experience.

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  • But he had neither the generous temperament nor the breadth of view which is required in the composition of even a mediocre statesman.

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  • Moreover, his younger brother, Charles of Orleans, who was of a more sprightly temperament, was his father's favourite; and the rivalry of Diane and the duchesse d'Etampes helped to make still wider the breach between the king and the dauphin.

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  • The fragments of Pacuvius quoted by Cicero in illustration or enforcement of his own ethical teaching appeal, by the fortitude, dignity, and magnanimity of the sentiment expressed in them, to what was noblest in the Roman temperament.

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  • This is termed the equal temperament scale, and it is obviously only an approach to the diatonic scale.

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  • But to all this there had to be added the peculiarity of his own temperament.

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  • Such a temperament is most pleasantly shown when it is least personal.

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  • He is described as a quiet, kindly, dignified man, honest of purpose, but unfitted by his advanced age and temperament, as well as by feeble health, to bear the weight of empire.

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  • He was an intelligent and honest man, although he seems to have profited by the sale of the possessions of the clergy, but he had a stubborn, unyielding temperament, was incapable of making concessions, and was dominated by Madame Roland, who imparted to him her hatred of Danton and the Montagnards.

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  • There is little doubt that for the last ten or fifteen years of his life, if, not from the time of his quarrel with Diderot and Madame d'Epinay, Rousseau was not wholly sane - the combined influence of late and unexpected literary fame and of constant solitude and discomfort acting upon his excitable temperament so as to overthrow the balance, never very stable, of his fine and acute but unrobust intellect.

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  • SHAMMAI, a Jewish scribe of the time of King Herod, whom tradition almost invariably couples with Hillel, with whom he stood in striking contrast, not merely in legal-religious decisions and discussions, but also in character and temperament.

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  • His utter failure was due, partly to the vices of an undisciplined temperament, and partly to the extraordinary difficulties of the most inscrutable period of European history, when the shrewdest heads were at fault and irreparable blunders belonged to the order of the day.

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  • These two men, antipodal in temperament and political belief, clashed in irreconcilable hostility, and in the conflict of public sentiment, first on the financial measures of Hamilton, and then on the questions with regard to France and Great Britain, Jefferson's sympathies being predominantly with the former, Hamilton's with the latter, they formed about themselves the two great parties of Democrats and Federalists.

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  • Beneath a quiet surface he was fairly aglow with intense convictions and a very emotional temperament.

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  • In spite of a history of foreign conquest - Phoenician, Greek, Roman, Vandal, Arab and French - the Berber physical type and the Berber temperament and nationality have persisted since the stone age.

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  • By temperament he was rather with.

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  • She is said to have had two children by Kyme, but religious differences and incompatibility of temperament soon estranged the couple.

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  • By character and temperament unfitted to stand alone, her life had been unhappy and tragical from its isolation.

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  • Liszt's masterpiece in orchestral music is the Dante Symphony (1847-1855), the subject of which was particularly well suited to his temperament, and offered good chances for the display of his peculiar powers as a master of instrumental effect.

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  • Of a cold and worldly temperament, devoid of passion, blameless in his conduct as the father of a family, faithful as the servant of his papal patrons, severe in the administration of the provinces committed to his charge, and indisputably able in his conduct of affairs, he was at the same time, and in spite of these qualities, a man whose moral nature inspires a sentiment of liveliest repugnance.

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  • Notwithstanding these defects, inevitable in a writer of Guicciardini's temperament, the Storia d'Italia was undoubtedly the greatest historical work that had appeared since the beginning of the modern era.

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  • Here, as in Lombardy, a feeling for serene beauty derived from study of the antique has not interrupted the evolution of a style indigenous to France and eminently characteristic of the French temperament.

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  • In public he was of magnificent bearing, possessing the true oratorical temperament, the nervous exaltation that makes the orator feel and appear a superior being, transfusing his thought, passion and will into the mind and heart of the listener; but his imagination frequently ran away with his understanding, while his imperious temper and ardent combativeness hurried him and his party into disadvantageous positions.

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  • Children 's temperament affected the tenor of family relationships.

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  • Not only does the name you choose for your female fantasy character have to fit the character's personality and temperament but it should also fit the setting.

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  • That his temperament at the same time was frigid and comparatively passionless cannot be denied; but neither ought this to be imputed to him as a fault; hostile criticisms upon the grief for a father's death, that " was soothed by the conscious satisfaction that I had discharged all the duties of filial piety," seem somewhat out of place.

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  • He possesses the cool temperament of the man of science rather than the fervid Godward aspiration of the mystic proper; and the speculative impulse which lies at the root of this form of thought is almost entirely absent from his writings.

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  • The singular adaptability of the Portuguese language to poetical expression, coupled with the imaginative temperament of the people, has led to an unusual production and appreciation of poetry.

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  • First, the jar of temperament between Comte and his wife had become so unbearable that they separated (1842).

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  • He looked at poetry as a kind of " proteus among the people, which changes its form according to language, manners, habits, according to temperament and climate, nay, even according to the accent of different nations."

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  • His wit generally inclines towards sarcasm, and it was probably the knowledge of his quarrelsome temperament that prevented his promotion to a bishopric. He was noted for the extent of his charities.

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  • the country districts, and to exclude from the franchise numbers of peasants and small proprietors who, though of more conservative temperament and of better economic position than the artizan population of the large towns, were often unable to fulfil the scholarship qualification.

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  • What did she know about this man... other than the fact that he had a volatile temperament?

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  • He was furious and plowing into that tourist isn't going to improve his temperament.

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  • Descartes never married, and had little of the amorous in his temperament.

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  • Symonds that "English poets have given us the right key to the Italian temperament...

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  • The average man is pessimist or optimist not on theoretical grounds, but owing to the circumstances of his life, his material prosperity, his bodily health, his general temperament.

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  • Nietzsche's writings must be understood in their relation to these circumstances of his life, and as the outcome of a violent revolt against them on the part of an intensely emotional and nervous temperament.

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  • We know, for example, that the choice of a contemplative life was not the result of indifference to the fate of the world, or of any natural coldness or even calmness of temperament.

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  • Many find employment as artisans, small dealers, porters and soldiers in Egypt, where they are usually noted for their honesty, and frank and cheerful temperament.

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  • He was, however, an admirable tactician, a consummate knight, and he possessed extraordinary vigour and energy of temperament.

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  • Hence, as far as any physical characters can be formulated for the various tribes (and their validity is very doubtful) the Yue-Chi type is Turkish rather than Mongol or Ugro-Finnic. In such points of temperament as military ability and power of assimilating Indian and Persian civilization, the YueChi also resemble the Turks, and some authorities think that the name Turushka or Turukha sometimes applied to them by Indian writers is another evidence of the connexion.

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  • He was now driven in upon his books for the employment of a restless temperament; and to this irksomeness of enforced leisure may be ascribed the production of the Principe, the Discorsi, the Arte della guerra, the comedies, and the Historie fiorentine.

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  • How much shall we allow for his position in Renaissance Italy, for the corruption in the midst of which he lived, for his own personal temperament?

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  • She was a woman of unstained life and strongly religious temperament; and it was by this that she gained so great an influence over the king.

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  • Returning from this mission, he pronounced an eloquent discourse in favour of the republic. His simple manners, easy speech, ardent temperament and irreproachable private life gave him great influence in Paris, and he was elected president of the Commune, defending the municipality in that capacity at the bar of the Convention on the 31st of October 1792.

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  • Beyond a doubt he was not without a certain moral timidity contrasting strangely with his eager temperament and alertness of intellect; but, though he was not cast in a heroic mould, he must have been one of the most amiable of men.

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  • He was recklessly impetuous in his temperament, coarse and grossly superstitious according to modern standards.

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  • Elizabeth, who succeeded her sister Mary in 1558, was suspected to be Protestant in her leanings, and her adviser, Cecil, had received his training as secretary of the Protector Somerset; but the general European situation as well as the young queen's own temperament precluded any abrupt or ostentatious change in religious matters.

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  • She would seem to have been from the first of a morbid and unhealthy temperament, and beforei'the age of thirteen was the subject of a paralytic seizure.

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  • Froude's temperament was sensitive, and he suffered from these attacks, which were often unjust and always too savage in tone.

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  • It was largely a question of temperament.

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  • Maine's temperament was averse from the labour of minute criticism, and his avoidance of it was no less a matter of prudence.

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  • Nothing was more alien to his mental temperament than the spinning of hypotheses.

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  • By instinct and temperament he was more impelled to the adventurous toils of exploration than to the duller task of building colonies.

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  • It is clear enough that, although, like her father, she was fond of ritual, she was absolutely devoid of the religious temperament, and that her ecclesiastical preferences were dictated by political considerations.

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  • In its external features the new phenomenon was exceedingly like what is still seen in the East in every zikr of dervishes - the enthusiasm of the prophets expressed itself in no artificial form, but in a way natural to the Oriental temperament.

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  • The concluding years of Canute's reign were peaceful, as became a prince who, though by no means a coward, was not of an overwhelmingly martial temperament.

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  • In Great Britain, whither they began to straggle over during the revolutionary troubles at the close of the 18th century, and where, practically unaffected by the clause directed against them in the Emancipation Act of 1829, their chief settlement has been at Stonyhurst in Lancashire, an estate conferred on them by Thomas Weld in 1795, they have been unmolested; but there has been little affinity to the order in the British temperament, and the English province has consequently never risen to numerical or intellectual importance in the Society.

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  • The extreme sensitiveness of his temperament, however, disqualified him for politics; he proved impracticable in his relations with Hardenberg and other ministers, and in 18ro retired for a time from public life, accepting the more congenial appointment of royal historiographer and professor at the university of Berlin.

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  • To the temperament of the Jat, the Arora and the Ramgarhia Sikh add the stimulus of a militant religion.

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  • A red-haired Jew, he possessed a magnetic and artistic temperament, and had various special methods of arousing and restraining the revolutionary masses, including orchestral and vocal concerts of high excellence in the formerly royal theatres and the opera house of Munich.

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  • Unfortunately his extemporaneous speeches were commonplace, in very bad taste, fervently intemperate and denunciatory; and though this was probably due largely to temperament and habits of stump-speaking formed in early life, it was attributed by his enemies to drink.

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  • Resorting to stimulants after illness, his marked excess in this respect on the occasion of his inauguration as vice-president undoubtedly did him harm with the public. Faults of personality were his great handicap. Though approachable and not without kindliness of manner, he seemed hard and inflexible; and while president, physical pain and domestic anxieties, added to the struggles of public life, combined to accentuate a naturally somewhat severe temperament.

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  • His characteristically British temperament was wholly unsympathetic to the French, whose sensibility was irritated by his cold and slightly contemptuous justice.

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  • He seems to have been a man of great business capacity, gay and careless in temperament, and thoroughly unscrupulous in political action.

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  • Sherman was not a deep and original thinker like James Wilson, nor was he a brilliant leader like Alexander Hamilton; but owing to his conservative temperament, his sound judgment and his wide experience he was well qualified to lead the compromise cause in the convention of 1787.

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  • As a statesman, he certainly committed grave faults - through excess of diplomatic subtlety, lack of forethought, and sometimes even through ingenuousness; but it must with justice be admitted that, in spite of his reputation for pugnacity and obstinacy, he never failed, either by temperament or on principle, to exhaust every peaceful expedient in settling questions.

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  • In spite of his instincts for dominion and the ardour of his temperament, he made no attempt to shake off the French yoke, and did not decide on hostilities with France until Philip the Fair and his legists attempted to change the character of the kingship, emphasized its lay tendencies, and exerted themselves to gratify the desire for political and financial independence which was shared by the French nation and many other European peoples.

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  • was followed by a man of an entirely different temperament - Innocent VI.

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  • He was possessed of a deep-seated enthusiasm for science and art, of a sincerely pious and idealistic temperament, and of an ardent love for the Church.

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  • He had neither the temperament for original investigation, nor the leisure necessary for the purpose.

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  • Among the enterprising and shrewd Catalans, who look upon their rulers as reactionary, and reserve all their sympathies for the Provencal neighbours whom they so nearly resemble in race, language and temperament, French influence and republican ideals spread rapidly; taking the form partly of powerful labour and socialist organizations, partly of less reputable bodies, revolutionary and even anarchist.

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  • The heavy atmosphere likewise, and the necessity of living within doors or in confined localities, cannot but exercise an influence on the character and temperament of the inhabitants.

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  • A man of placid and even phlegmatic temperament, he lived moderately in all things, and sought worldly prosperity only so far as was necessary to give him leisure for his literary work.

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  • He was of a sanguine-choleric temperament, and when untroubled and unvexed a bright and cheerful gentleman, easy to get on with, and however many people happened to be in the same room with him, he was never at a loss for an answer to every one of them."

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  • The soul, located in the ventricles of the brain, is affected by the temperament of the individual; the dry temperament produces acute intelligence; the moist, memory; the hot, imagination.

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  • But climatic conditions and racial temperament rendered the Oriental manner of monasticism unattainable, as a rule, in the West.

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

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  • In person Charles Kingsley was tall and spare, sinewy rather than powerful, and of a restless excitable temperament.

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  • In politics the revulsion from his particuar conclusions did not prevent the more clear-sighted of his opponents from recognizing the force of his supreme demonstration of the practical irresponsibility of the sovereign power, wherever seated, in the state; and, when in a later age the foundations of a positive theory of legislation were laid in England, the school of Bentham - James Mill, Grote, Molesworth - brought again into general notice the writings of the great publicist of the 17th century, who, however he might, by the force of temperament, himself prefer the rule of one, based his whole political system upon a rational regard to the common weal.

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  • But Fredeiick Williams emotional and kindly temperament little fitted him to use the mailed fist; though the riot which broke out in Berlin on the 15th of March was suppressed by the troops with but little bloodshed, the king shrank with horror from the thought of fighting his beloved Berliners, and when on the night of the 18th the fighting was renewed, he entered into negotiation with the insurgents, negotiations that resulted in the withdrawal of the troops from Berlin.

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  • Ferdinand was by temperament melancholy, shy and distrustful of his own abilities.

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  • Innocent was a strong and earnest man of monastic temperament, but not altogether free from nepotism.

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  • We must bear in mind that he was no cold systematic thinker, but an Oriental visionary, brought up in crass superstition, and without intellectual discipline; a man whose nervous temperament had been powerfully worked on by ascetic austerities, and who was all the more irritated by the opposition he encountered, because he had little of the heroic in his nature.

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  • Ennius, on the other hand, was by temperament in thorough sympathy with the dominant aristocratic element in Roman life and institutions.

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  • Autocrat and " Jacobin," man of the world and mystic, he was to his contemporaries a riddle which each read according to his own temperament.

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  • The "Melancolia," numbered "1" as though intended to be the first of a series, with its brooding winged genius sitting dejectedly amidst a litter of scientific instruments and symbols, is hard to interpret in detail, but impossible not to recognize in general terms as an embodiment of the spirit of intellectual research (the student's "temperament" was supposed to be one with the melancholic), resting sadly from its labours in a mood of lassitude and defeat.

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  • No man was less fitted by temperament for the necessary drudgery and worry.

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  • His mind, in spite of its clinging to the outward forms of the old faith, was intensely secular; and he was as devoid of a moral sense as he was of a genuine religious temperament.

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  • the too sudden adoption of European clothing, rendering the body supersensitive to changes of temperature; lastly, the action of over-zealous missionaries in suppressing the dances, merrymaking and free joyous life of pagan times, and the preaching of a sombre type of Christianity, with deadening effects on the buoyant temperament of these children of Nature.

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  • The strict military discipline of the school lay heavily on Schiller, and intensified the spirit of rebellion, which, nurtured on Rousseau and the writers of the Sturm and Drang, burst out in the young poet's first tragedy; but such a school-life had for a poet of Schiller's temperament advantages which he might not have known had he followed his own inclinations; and it afforded him glimpses of court life invaluable for his later work as a dramatist.

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  • In adopting verse instead of prose as a medium of expression, Schiller showed that he was prepared to challenge comparison with the great dramatic poets of other times and other lands; but in seeking a model for this higher type of tragedy he unfortunately turned rather to the classic theatre of France than to the English drama which Lessing, a little earlier, had pronounced more congenial to the German temperament.

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  • Of a headstrong temperament, Saisset as abbot energetically sustained the struggle with the counts of Foix, begun two centuries before, for the lordship of the city of Pamiers, which had been shared between the counts and abbots by the feudal contract of pariage.

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  • The story of the estrangement, which was largely a matter of temperament, is fully told in Ward's biography.

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  • A hero, who was probably originally intended to demonstrate the failure of the vacillating temperament when brought face to face with the problems of art, proved ill-adapted to demonstrate those precepts for the guidance of life with which the Lehrjahre closes; unstable of purpose, Wilhelm Meister is not so much an illustration of the author's life-philosophy as a lay-figure on which he demonstrates his views.

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  • As an advocate, however, he did not shine; a weakness of voice made continued speaking impossible, and he had neither the ability nor the temperament for oratory.

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  • But they are eminently sincere, and they have the great merit of illustrating the local aspects of landscape and temperament and manners.

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  • Her lyric poetry, thanks to her temperament, and possibly to her musical training, was her highest literary form: she published Passion Flowers (anonymously, 1854), Words for the Hour (1856), Later Lyrics (1866), and From Sunset Ridge: Poems Old and New (1898); her most popular poem is The Battle Hymn of the Republic, written to the old folk-tune associated with the song of "John Brown's Body," when Mrs Howe was at the front in 1861, and published (Feb.

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  • Meanwhile the writings and personal example of the pious rector of Llanddowror were stirring other Welshmen in the work of revival, chief amongst them being Howell Harris of Trevecca (1713-1773), a layman of brilliant abilities but erratic temperament; and Daniel Rowland (1713-1790), curate of Llangeitho in Mid-Cardiganshire, who became in time the most eloquent and popular preacher throughout all Wales.

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  • the Babylonian Rab) are famous for their ethical teaching, and for their share in popular exposition; one of the best ethical systems of medieval Judaism (by Bahya ibn Pekuda) is founded upon the Talmud; the last exponent of Rabbinical legalism, Joseph Caro, was at the same time a mystic and a pietist; and the combination of the poetical with the legal temperament is frequent.

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  • It is certainly true that the same emotional temperament, dissolving in tears at the spectacle of the country's woes, and expressing itself to a great extent in the same or similar language, is noticeable in the author(s) of Lamentations i.-iv.

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  • At the age of forty he married Johanna Henrietta Trosiener, then only twenty, but the marriage owing to difference of temperament was unhappy.

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  • But it is quite possible that his scientific studies had bred in him, as in many others at that time, a materialistic, or at least a naturalistic, turn of mind; indeed, we should expect as much in a man of Van den Ende's somewhat rebellious temperament.

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  • A marked difference of temperament is noticeable between the Swedes and Norwegians, the Swedes being the more lighthearted and vivacious.

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  • Laurentius Petri, who was a man of calmer temperament, was archbishop of all Sweden, and edited or superintended the translation of the ' Skanska folkvisor, edited by E.

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  • The graceful precision and dignified familiarity of the epistle are particularly attractive to the temperament of France.

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  • Butler was an earnest and deep-thinking Christian, melancholy by temperament, and grieved by what seemed to him the hopelessly irreligious condition of his age.

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  • Even granting that some feeble remains of antique reserve may have contributed to this, and even although some of it is certainly to be set down to his disposition and temperament, still it was his religious passivity that here determined the character of Socrates and made him a typical example of the later Byzantine Christianity.

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  • Of a sanguine, somewhat irritable temperament, Davy displayed characteristic enthusiasm and energy in all his pursuits.

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  • Naturally of a combative temperament, and endowed with a persevering tenacity rare among his countrymen, he struggled for what he considered the liberation of his country from the economic bondage of foreign nations.

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  • They, on their part, seem to have understood his temperament, and to have agreed to recognize his political theories as of no practical importance.

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  • He appears to have laid even more stress on this point than Aristotle himself, being doubtless led to do so, partly by the heat of controversy and partly by the importance which leisure and freedom from harassing cares naturally assumed to a man of his studious temperament.

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  • Lord Palmerston, however, preferred the less important office of secretary-at-war, charged exclusively with the financial business of the army, without a seat in the cabinet, and in this position he remained, without any signs of an ambitious temperament or of great political abilities, for twenty years (1809-1828).

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  • Although there was much in the official life of Lord Palmerston which inspired distrust and alarm to men of a less ardent and contentious temperament, he had a lofty conception of the strength and the duties of England, he was the irreconcilable enemy of slavery, injustice and oppression, and he laboured with inexhaustible energy for the dignity and security of the Empire.

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  • From the idea that the gall-bladder was the dominating organ of a bitter, sharp temperament, "gall" was formerly used in English for such a spirit, and also for one very ready to resent injuries.

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  • His difficulties were moreover considerably enhanced by the fact that he was not of an essentially martial temperament, and could not therefore appeal to the heroic side of the Polish character.

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  • But the spirit in which Emerson conceived the laws of life, reverenced them and lived them out, was the Puritan spirit, elevated, enlarged and beautified by the poetic temperament.

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  • His seven years' residence in the Low Countries brought him into close relations with modes of thought differing essentially from his own; and, though he was neither by temperament nor training inclined to be affected by the prevailing Augustinian doctrines of grace and free-will, the controversy into which he fell on these questions compelled him to define his theological principles more clearly.

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  • Forgiveness was easy to a man of Temple's elevation and temperament, and he not only despatched the necessary recommendation but added a personal request which obtained for Swift the small prebend of Kilroot near Belfast (January 1695), where the new incumbent carried on a premature flirtation with a Miss Jane Waring, whom he called "Varina."

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  • He never had any opportunity of enriching his mind by travel or study, but he was remarkable for a strongly religious temperament and seems for some time to have been connected with the Moravians.

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  • His greatest merit, however, was the guardianship he exercised over the king, whose sensual temperament and weak character exposed him to many temptations which might have been very injurious to the state.

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  • That he was slow, and perhaps too tender-hearted, in handling armed masses for action may be admitted, and though admirable for defensive war and a safe strategist, he showed himself unfitted to take the highly essential initiative, both because of temperament and his habitual exaggeration of obstacles and opposing numbers.

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  • At the congress of Vienna he was associated with Count Capo d'Istria, and when, in August 1816, Alexander made him secretary of state for foreign affairs in succession to Rumiantzov, it was again in conjunction with the Greek statesman, from whom he differed widely in temperament and ideas.

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  • In her childhood she was noted for her abounding physical energy; but her vivacity, so far from being tainted by any coarse or unfeminine trait, was the direct outcome of an abnormally sensitive nervous temperament.

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  • Melancholy of temperament will partially explain this, but there were other reasons.

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  • Bazard, a man of logical and more solid temperament, could no longer work in harmony with Enfantin, who desired to establish an arrogant and fantastic sacerdotalism with lax notions as to marriage and the relation of the sexes.

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  • He sat at first on the Extreme Left; but his philosophic and critical temperament was not in harmony with the recklessness of French radicalism, and his attitude towards political questions underwent a steady modification, till the close of his life saw him the foremost representative of moderate republicanism.

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  • The loss of sleep to a person of Newton's temperament, whose mind was never fiat rest, and at times so wholly engrossed in his scientific pursuits that he even neglected to take food, must necessarily have led to a very great deal of nervous excitability.

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  • In 1568 he was appointed lieutenant-general to Don John of Austria during the suppression of the Morisco revolt in Granada, and he also accompanied Don John during the Lepanto campaign, his function being to watch and control his nominal commanderin-chief, whose excitable temperament was distrusted by the king.

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  • Even this did not tame the impostors mercurial temperament.

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  • He had his fathers faculty for gauging public opinion, and estimating dangers, and though his more venturous temperament led him to press on far beyond the point at which the seventh Henry would have halted, he always stopped short on the hither side of the gulf.

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  • Unfoi~unate1y this reasoning was n~t suited to Gladstones temperament.

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  • She is always spoken of by his friends as a mild, reasonable and obliging person, whose amiability and gentle sense did much to soothe the too nervous and excitable temperament of her husband.

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  • He belonged essentially to the centre, and lacked both the genius and the temperament which would secure for him a commanding place in a revolutionary era.

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  • As the seat of the chief prelate of Eastern Christendom, Constantinople was characterized by a strong theological and ecclesiastical temperament.

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  • The advantages of Sidonia's intellect and temperament were largely his, in affairs, but not without their drawbacks.

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  • But they differed in circumstances and temperament.

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  • a power of controlling inherited temperament or subduing natural passion.

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  • And in this work of collection and instruction Filelfo excelled, passing rapidly from place to place, stirring up the zeal for learning by the passion of his own enthusiastic temperament, and acting as a pioneer for men like Poliziano and Erasmus.

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  • He practised his profession first at Macao and then at Canton, but from the outset of his career displayed more interest in politics than in medicine, being by temperament an iconoclast, an organizer of secret societies and a leader of conspiracies against the established order of things.

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  • He had been the first king du ben plaisi~ (of his own good pleasure)a Caesar, as his mother Louise of Savoy proudly hailed him lh 1515and to a man of his gallant and hot-headed temperament love and war were schools little calculated to teach moderation in government.

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  • Sof t ~ spoken and polite, crafty and suspicious, he was pacific by temperament and therefore allowed politics to slumber.

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  • Being of a temperament that expressed itself only in action, and neither a theorist nor a cabinet-minister, he held the views of a statesman without having a following sufficient to realize them.

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  • The faults of the governor were those of temperament, which had been fostered by early environment.

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  • His life with Joanna was rendered extremely unhappy by his infidelity and by her jealousy, which, working on a neurotic temperament, precipitated her insanity.

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  • Although a sincere Catholic, he seems to have laid but little stress on the secret admonition of the Holy Office, which his sanguine temperament encouraged him gradually to dismiss from his mind.

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  • The onerous duties his work at the Mint entailed severely tried his energies, and in quitting a purely scientific career he was subjected to the cares of official life, for which he was not fitted by temperament.

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  • The man who is hasty and nervous in temperament, who fears an occasional sting, and resents the same by viciously killing the bee that inflicts it will rarely make a good apiarist.

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  • His days at Westminster, Southey thinks, were " probably the happiest in his life," but a boy of nervous temperament is always unhappy at school.

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  • In his negotiations with President Kruger one masterful temperament was pitted against another.

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  • "There are on the earth," continues this rational interpreter of the astrologers and chiromancers, "men of cold temperament who would thrive in Saturn, which is the farthest planet from the sun, and there are other spirits warm and ardent enough to live in Venus."

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  • iii., written apparently after 146, he explains that he thought it desirable to add some account of the manner in which the Romans exercised the power they had won, of their temperament and policy and of the final catastrophe which destroyed Carthage and for ever broke np the Achaean League (iii.

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  • He will omit nothing which can help to explain the events he is dealing with: the genius and temperament of particular peoples, their political and military systems, the characters of the leading men, the geographical features of the country, must all be taken into account.

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  • During his exile in Rome he was able to study the Roman constitution, and the peculiarities of the Roman temperament; he made the acquaintance of Roman senators, and became the intimate friend of the greatest Roman of the day.

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  • They show the attitude towards uncultured Socialism of a philosopher liberal by conviction, by temperament an aristocrat.

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  • race, personal temperament, emotional conditions, disease, the time and circumstances of administration, and other accidental causes may also modify the action in man.

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  • "Your sisters do not possess the temperament needed to deal with her," Ne'Rin said frankly.

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  • Carmen had a quick wit and a gentle temperament – most of the time.

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  • The word "temperament" comes from a Latin word meaning mixture.

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  • She had a placid temperament.

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  • yellow bile Yellow bile influenced a person's temperament.

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  • Therefore Hippocrates not improperly advised those who were naturally bilious not to take honey, since they were obviously of too warm a temperament.

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  • calveerb figures, easy calving, great temperament, fantastic length and depth and a great head.

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  • choleric temperament with his SoM Mercury in a fixed sign on the ASC.

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  • docile, friendly temperament.

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  • fiery temperament earned him the nickname of the ' Red Monk ' .

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  • hair triggere events at Selhurst Park, Cantona's hair-trigger temperament was well documented, but no one saw this coming.

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  • mercurial temperament.

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  • I must address my deep-seated slothfulness and bring my somewhat mercurial temperament under a greater degree of control.

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  • He worked himself into a fine breathing heat; in which, to a man of his temperament, action became needful.

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  • Patton's childhood nickname is consistent with his sanguine temperament.

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  • An alternative interpretation involves comparing the nominals with equal temperament.

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  • Sunday Independent, Ireland, May 26 1996 " Welsh mezzo Buddug Verona James whose voice and temperament seem ideal for baroque opera.

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  • phlegmatic temperament.

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  • sanguine temperament was disclosed in the deep color of his cheeks.

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  • A very big smart traditional Shire, a very showy horse, huge feet, a great big horse with a very good temperament.

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  • subdued for a long time Sarrasine's impetuous temperament and unruly genius.

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  • Kind by temperament, he had an instinctive tact in dealing with others.

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  • His occasional goals were often real gems and he possessed a temperament which sometimes made him seem much more mature than his years.

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  • He is such a nice natured horse, he loves attention has a lovely laid back temperament.

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  • We simply do not have the temperament to make good soldiers.

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  • Roughly the size of Scotland, Lake Malawi displays the temperament of a fully fledged sea.

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  • This way you can discover things like known temperament or genetic problems and know what to expect from your chosen breed.

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  • His sanguine temperament was disclosed in the deep color of his cheeks.

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  • Erv had worked with John previously, and seemed the only person prepared to ride the waves of John's mercurial temperament.

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  • Mr. Soames was a tall, spare man, of a nervous and excitable temperament.

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  • Winter is a melancholy time and Saturn governs the melancholic temperament.

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  • His fiery temperament earned him the nickname of the ' Red Monk ' .

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  • temperament styles describes you best?

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  • temperament problems are not offered for adoption.

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  • Modified meantone temperament was still being used by English organ builders, including Willis, as late as the 1850s.

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  • Excellent quality, lovely paces, calm, kind temperament.

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  • children's temperament affected the tenor of family relationships.

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  • Bill's response, because he can obviously read his dog's temperament, is a comforting hug on the chin.

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  • temperament of the horse you get.

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  • temperament of dog breeding stock.

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  • Temperament: Easy going, but can get testy.

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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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  • Each track feels timeless yet is undeniably steeped in 60âs folk, Walker Brothers production and a Leonard Cohen temperament.

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  • unequal temperament which fulfills the necessary criteria.

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  • volatile temperament.

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  • He was of a somewhat voluptuous and self-indulgent temperament, which shrark from danger and active exertion.

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  • A brilliant scholar, a mediating theologian, and personally of lovable temperament, his influence was great and wisely exercised.

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  • Ellis used mean-tone temperament in calculating this lower pitch; but as he used just intonation for the Halberstadt, it seems preferable to substitute it for the Chorton, thus reducing it to a' 422.8.

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  • From the Celts has been derived the gay, brilliant and adventurous temperament easily moved to extremes of er,thiisi~cm snd t-lenrpgcg-,n whwh combined with logical and organizing faculties of a high order, the heritage from the Latin domination, and with the industry, frugality and love of the soil natural in an agricultural people go to make up the national character.

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  • en Angleterre et en France (Paris, 1878); La Science sociale contemporaine (1880); La Propriete sociale et la democratie (1884); Critique des systemes de morale contemporains (1883); La Morale, l'art et la religion d'apres Guyau (1889); L'Avenir de la metaphysique fondee sur l'experience (1889); L'Enseignement au point de vue national (1891); Descartes (1893); Temperament et caractere (2nd ed., 1895) Le Mouvement positiviste et la conception sociologique du monde (1896); Le Mouvement idealism et la reaction contre la science positive (1896); La Psychologie du peuple frangais (2nd ed., 1898); La France au point de vue moral (1900); L'Esquisse psychologique des peuples europeens (1903); Nietzsche et l'"immoralisme" (1903); Le Moralisme de Kant (1905).

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  • The mystic erratic temperament of Otto, alternating between the most magnificent schemes of empire and the lowest depths of self-debasement, was not conducive to the welfare of his dominions, and during his reign the conditions of Germany deteriorated.

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  • Though the young emperor was of too phlegmatic a temperament to be carried away by the prevailing excitement and of too practical a turn of mind to adopt wholesale the doctrinaire theories of his selfconstituted, irresponsible advisers, he recognized that great administrative and economic changes were required, and after a short period of hesitation he entered on a series of drastic reforms, of which the most important were the emancipation of the serfs, the thorough reorganization of the judicial administration and the development of local self-government.

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  • His elder brother, Joseph, a mild and dreamy boy, had to give way before him; and it was a perception of this difference of temperament which decided the father to send Joseph into the church and Napoleon into the army.

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  • When Herodias's brother Agrippa was appointed king by Caligula, she was determined to see her husband attain to an equal eminence, and persuaded him, though naturally of a quiet and unambitious temperament, to make the journey to Rome to crave a crown from the emperor.

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  • He was of a tranquil temperament, sensitive to music and poetry, and debarred by weak health from joining in the more active pleasures of his fellow-students.

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  • It is to Jellinek that we owe the oft-repeated comparison of the Jewish temperament to that of women in its quickness of perception, versatility and sensibility.

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  • But he was, in fact, of a great simplicity in temperament, affectionate, shy, still exquisitely sensitive in extreme old age to the influences of beauty, melancholy and sweetness.

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  • The influences which had inspired republican and Augustan literature were the artistic impulse derived from a familiarity with the great works of Greek genius, becoming more intimate with every new generation, the spell of Rome over the imagination of the kindred Italian races, the charm of Italy, and the vivid sensibility of the Italian temperament.

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  • The fervid temperament of a fresh and vigorous race, which received the Latin discipline just as Latium had tw9 or three centuries previously received the Greek discipline, revealed itself in the writings of the Senecas, Lucan, Quintilian, Martial and others, who in their own time added literary distinction to the Spanish towns from which they came.

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  • There are differences between them, arising naturally enough from differences of temperament and experience; but both agree in their attitude - an attitude which is sceptical without being negative and humorous without being satiric. There is hardly any writer in whom the human comedy is treated with such completeness as it is in Montaigne.

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  • The exceptions are chiefly to be found in the higher and mode poetical strains of feeling to which the humorist temperament lends itself with reluctance and distrust, though it by no means excludes them.

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  • p. 7), however, personality, with its variety of temperament and emphasis, largely colours the Apostolic Fathers, especially the primary group. Clement has all the Roman feeling for duly constituted order and discipline; Ignatius has the Syrian or semi-oriental passion of devotion, showing itself at once in his mystic love for his Lord and his over-strained yearning to become His very "disciple" by drinking the like cup of martyrdom; Polycarp is, above all things, steady in his allegiance to what had first won his conscience and heart, and his "passive and receptive character" comes out in the contents of his epistle.

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  • She was far too masculine in mind and temperament, and her extravagant addiction to the outward trappings of femininity was probably due to the absence or atrophy of deeper feminine instincts.

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  • He had little of the courtier about him; his sombre temperament and directness of speech irritated the queen, and it says something for both of them that he retained her confidence and his office until the end of his life.

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  • It is conceivable that a pope of Boniface VIII.'s temperament would not submit kindly to any restriction of the discretionary power with which he was invested by tradition, and he endeavoured to make the cardinals dependent on him and even to dispense with their services as far as possible, only assembling them in consistory in cases of extreme necessity.

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  • A curious antidote to the harsh pessimism of Strindberg was offered by the delicate and fantastic temperament of Ola Hansson (b.

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  • His Scotch and Gallic strains of ancestry are evident; his countenance was decidedly Scotch; his nervous speech and bearing and vehement temperament rather French; in his mind, agility, clarity and penetration were matched with logical solidity.

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  • The long and laborious study demanded by the sculptor 's profession subdued for a long time Sarrasine 's impetuous temperament and unruly genius.

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  • Which of the following primary temperament styles describes you best?

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  • Rabbits with dental disease or temperament problems are not offered for adoption.

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  • Bill 's response, because he can obviously read his dog 's temperament, is a comforting hug on the chin.

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  • As for the other I think it depends on the temperament of the horse you get.

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  • Its current focus is on a genetics project aimed at improving the temperament of dog breeding stock.

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  • From Lord Guilford 's description, I have been able to ' reconstruct ' such an unequal temperament which fulfills the necessary criteria.

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  • Jess is a young woman who disguises a dysfunctional middle class background behind an edgy, volatile temperament.

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  • If you do need to skip a nap, decide which one would least affect your child's temperament.

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  • These consequences will need to be individualized depending upon your child's age and temperament.

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  • The ease of taming a feral adult cat really depends on many factors, including the cat's temperament and the environment.

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  • Some of the body language is very subtle, however, watching your cat's posturing will help you get a better understanding of your cat and his individual temperament.

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  • Today, the Siamese cat is appreciated for its unique appearance and unusual temperament.

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  • Its sweet temperament continues to secure its popularity.

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  • Knowing the breed's basic temperament can help you choose the right American Shorthair kitten for you.

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  • Like adults, children respond to divorce in a wide variety of ways depending upon factors like age, personality, temperament and the severity of the divorcing parents' conflict.

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  • Its temperament toward you is also affected by the care you give it.

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  • How you take care of them usually determines how long they may live or what their temperament is, depending on the site.

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  • In addition, your temperament is important.

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  • They recommend hanging it in the guest bathroom, although you want to be quite sure you know your guest's temperament well before so doing.

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  • Academy Award-winning actor Russell Crowe is known for many things -- his acting skills, Aussie accent and possibly most notably, his temperament.

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  • Von Stephanitz admired the intelligence and temperament he found in these animals and was determined to develop the breed into the perfect herding dogs.

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  • Inspect the animal's home for cleanliness and watch the dog interact with people and other animals to gauge its temperament.

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  • In addition to inspecting the animal's health, temperament, and general condition, ask about additional materials such as food, toys, and other dog supplies.

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  • Upon arrival, your dog will be assessed by the facility staff according to size, age, temperament, and activity level.

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  • It will be up to you to judge which information seems like competent advice and if it is suitable for your dog's unique personality and temperament.

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  • At this time, you will be asked various questions about your pet, including his size, age, temperament, and whether he is current on his vaccinations.

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  • The Shih Tzu temperament is ideal for a family situation.

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  • Have you had a chance to actually meet this dog yet or are you relying on the owner's comments about the dog's temperament.

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  • Temperament problems and dog euthanasia do not automatically go hand-in-hand.

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  • A professional dog trainer could be of great assistance in evaluating your dog's true temperament based on the way the dog reacts to a variety of situations.

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  • This would also account for her change in temperament, as she might be in a bit of pain.

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  • You have the opportunity to meet the puppy and judge it's health and temperament before you make a commitment.

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  • In addition to size, your dog's temperament also matters.

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  • Others feel that it depends upon the dog's temperament.

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  • NGA Greyhounds are usually raised by professional breeders, who have been carefully trained to look for speed, endurance and temperament of these future potential racing stars.

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  • They have the typical temperament and twinkle in their eyes that people have come to expect from this group of dogs.

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  • The dog you adopt may have nothing wrong with his temperament or behavior.

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  • While meant to further the breed's bloodline and help eliminate genetic problems, the agreement is also attentive to the fact the dogs must be raised in an environment suited to their temperament and needs.

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  • They want to make sure that the dog's temperament matches the family and pets already in the home.

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  • It can even help keep dogs from having anxiety as they age and help them keep an even temperament.

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  • Depending on the individual breed's temperament, some large dogs do not do well in apartments or when owned by working couples that don't have much time to spend with them.

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  • Knowing the common temperament of the breed you plan to buy will make the transition into your home much easier.

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  • The Bullmastiff dog breed is one of the more popular large breeds due to these dogs' good natured temperament, affectionate nature and fearless guard dog tendencies.

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  • Good temperament - The dog needs to have a steady, calm and dependable temperament.

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  • Owners can learn a lot about the breed of their mutt based on the dog's temperament or behavior.

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  • The dog's great temperament and intelligence have made it an ideal companion dog and service dog.

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  • These dogs were first bred in the 1990's to create a family dog that was hypoallergenic and had many of the positive traits of both breeds in temperament, obedience and intelligence.

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  • Dogs must be at least one year old and able to pass a basic temperament test administered by TDI.

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  • The psychiatric service-trained dog may be any breed and any size as long as it has the right temperament, intelligence, obedience and trainability to do the job.

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  • Characteristics that may affect the parent-child relationship in a family include the child's physical appearance, sex, and temperament.

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  • It is also influenced by the child's temperament and irritability, cognitive ability, the level of involvement with deviant peers, exposure to violence, and deficit of cooperative problem-solving skills.

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  • However, even though the innate temperament of a person cannot be modified, understanding the factors that influence the development of personality disorders (such as genetic risks and environmental factors) may help prevention.

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  • Personality is formed by the ongoing interaction of temperament, character, and environment.

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  • Personality development occurs by the ongoing interaction of temperament, character, and environment.

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  • A child's personality has several components: temperament, environment, and character.

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  • Temperament is the set of genetically determined traits that determine the child's approach to the world and how the child learns about the world.

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  • Temperament, with its dependence on genetic factors, is sometimes referred to as "nature," while the environmental factors are called "nurture."

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  • Parents who know how to adapt their parenting approach to the particular temperament of their child can best provide guidance and ensure the successful development of their child's personality.

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  • The early part of this stage can also include stormy tantrums, stubbornness, and negativism, depending on the child's temperament.

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  • Later, as the child grows up, parents can help the child to adapt to his or her own world in spite of inborn temperament.

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  • See also Bonding; Cognitive development; Temperament.

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  • The timing and progression of the sleep cycle and the total amount of nightly sleep required for optimal health varies from infancy to adulthood, depending on developmental stage and temperament.

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  • Parents are on a journey of discovery with each child whose temperament, biology, and sleep habits result in a unique sleep-wake pattern.

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  • Temperament is the set of genetically determined traits that organize the child's approach to the world.

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  • School phobia is a complex syndrome that can be influenced by the child's temperament, the situation at school, and the family situation.

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  • Temperament is sometimes considered the biological or physiological component of personality, which refers to the sum total of the physical, emotional, mental, spiritual, and social dimensions of an individual.

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  • Nurture and socialization became the favored explanations of differences in temperament.

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  • There was, however, a resurgence of interest in the contribution of temperament to children's development after the 1950s.

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  • Temperament came to be summarized as the biological dimension of personality.

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  • Beginning in 1956 and ultimately publishing their research in Temperament and Development in 1977, Thomas and Chess collected longitudinal data from over 100 children, following them from infancy through early adulthood.

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  • Even though temperament is thought to be rooted in biology, different children in the same family may have very different temperaments.

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  • Some approaches to the study of temperament emphasize traits; that is, they assume that temperamental qualities can be rated as persisting within individuals across time in a variety of situations.

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  • These researchers used maternal questionnaires to gather information on children's emotionality, activity, and sociability, traits they regarded as the fundamental dimensions of temperament.

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  • Hill Goldsmith and Joseph Campos's conception of temperament.

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  • Her Infant Behavior Questionnaire (IBQ), which was developed in the early 1980s, remained, as of 2004, one of the most widely used methods of assessing temperament in infants between the ages of three months and 12 months.

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  • The IBQ-R expanded the original six measures of temperament to 14.

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  • In contrast to Goldsmith and Campos, Rothbart emphasized cognitive processes in children as the key to understanding temperament rather than emotions by themselves.

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  • Different patterns of self-regulation in turn help to explain differences in temperament.

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  • Another major approach to the study of temperament distinguishes among types of people characterized by different patterns of behavior.

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  • Malleability refers to the extent to which temperament can be influenced or reshaped by later life events.

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  • Neither temperament nor biology is destiny.

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  • Temperament and environment both influence development, although relatively few researchers have studied the interaction of these two influences as of the early 2000s.

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  • In the early 2000s, research on temperament in children and adolescents is making use of new brain imaging technology to expand understanding of the biological processes that influence emotional self-regulation and task-related activities.

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  • In terms of the study of temperament, fMRI allows researchers to study such complex brain activities as problem-solving as well as visual and auditory (hearing) perception.

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  • The study is designed to test the hypothesis that differences in temperament related to differences in brain functioning put some children at an increased risk of certain psychiatric disorders later in life.

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  • Child psychiatrists have already observed that avoidant personality disorder (APD) and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) are closely linked to the inhibited type of temperament as described in Kagan's work.

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  • Favoritism becomes a factor when some parents find it much easier to relate to a child with a flexible temperament or one whose temperament matches their own than to a child who does not fit in as well.

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  • Concerns about the parent-child bond: Some parents worry about their ability to relate to a child with a difficult temperament or one whose temperament is different from their own.

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  • As has already been mentioned, it is not always easy for parents to distinguish between a child with a "difficult" temperament whose behaviors are still within the normal range and a child with a psychiatric disorder.

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  • Goodness of fit-A term first used by Thomas and Chess to describe the importance of children's interactions with their environment as well as their basic temperament in understanding their later growth and development.

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  • Malleability-A term that refers to the adaptability of human temperament; the extent to which it can be reshaped.

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  • "Temperament, Anxiety, and Depression: Comparison Across Five Ethnic Groups of Children."

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  • J. "Integrating Research on Temperament and Childhood Psychopathology: Its Pitfalls and Promise."

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  • S., et al. "Children's Temperament and Behavior Problems Predict Their Employed Mothers' Work Functioning."

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  • J., et al. "Temperament, Anxiety, and the Processing of Threat-Relevant Stimuli."

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  • "The Psychobiology of Childhood Temperament."

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  • An infant's crying patterns and ability to be comforted are important indicators of temperament, both in infancy and even in later years.

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  • Hypersensitivity can be a matter of temperament, and it may be influenced by the behavior and attitude of the parents.

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  • The infant's personality or temperament influences bonding.

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  • The fit between the infant's temperament and capabilities and those of the mother and father is important.

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  • Shyness is a personality trait that affects a child's temperament.

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  • As children grow, their shy temperament tends to display itself in predictable ways: for example, in play groups at age seven, shy children play by themselves, while more outgoing children seek to play together in groups.

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  • "Roots and Wings: how attachment and temperament shape development-Revolutionary Studies in Child Psychology."

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  • Using personality and temperament tests, they found healthy artists to be more similar in personality to individuals with manic depression than to healthy people in the general population.

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  • However, the degree of distress shown by an infant to a stranger varies greatly from baby to baby, a finding that many believe to be rooted in the temperament of the infant.

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  • To determine your precise hair care needs, consult a salon professional for advice about which lines would best suit your hair's type, condition, and temperament.

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  • Because of the flower girl's age, it is important to choose a style that will suit her behavior and temperament as well as her role in the wedding.

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  • It's a distinct look which not everyone can pull off - you already have to be fairly funky in look and style and temperament.

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  • Since children learn much of their behavior during the early years of their lives, relationships with siblings have a substantial impact on adult temperament.

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  • Regardless of temperament, providing swim lessons is a good way to help children get accustomed to the water.

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  • They have an open admission policy meaning that they accept any animal regardless of health, age, breed or temperament.

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  • As long as the animal remains in good health and temperament, it is available until it is adopted.

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  • This means that regardless of age, health, temperament or breed an animal in need will not be turned away.

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  • It accepts all common companion animals, without restrictions due to breed, temperament, age and health.

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  • Age, temperament, and developmental stages all play a part in how and when children are ready to learn about their parent in a new relationship.

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  • Each color in the spectrum delivers a frequency that reacts with the human temperament, causing subtle to noticeable changes in your mood and health over time.

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  • The underlying meaning of the moon signs is that they rule your emotional nature; the way you process things on the emotional level and the nature and temperament of your personality.

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  • It is a stable sign characterized by a solid temperament that can be quite stubborn.

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  • Pisces enjoys Aries' go-getter temperament, and Aries loves the fact that Pisces is often warm-hearted and generous.

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  • On the other hand, the information learned may cause anxiety or distress depending on one's temperament.

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  • It is important to evaluate the dog's temperament along with its physical health, especially if you plan to allow dogs to run on the "playground" together for exercise.

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  • It's important to match your skills, temperament, and interests to business opportunities available to make it work.

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