How to use Theme in a sentence

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  • Carmen had chosen the colors pastel violet and light gray, with the theme being hearts and the flowers being forget-me-nots.

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  • The antagonism between free labour and slave labour became the theme of many of his speeches.

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  • Because we discuss topical subjects in this class, the main theme of each week might change at a moment's notice.

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  • The incidents of this undertaking are the theme of Washington Irving's Astoria.

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  • It, too, was done up in a race car theme with toys lining the side of the tub.

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  • Maybe because it had the same theme of wrought iron and ivory as the hacienda - and maybe they had been visiting too long.

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  • The bombshell blonde always threw good dinner parties with fun themes; this theme had been Disco Night, complete with lava lamps, disco ball, tacky '70s music that still jammed out the open windows, and costumes for those who chose to wear them.

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  • Whatever question arose, a swarm of these drones, without having finished their buzzing on a previous theme, flew over to the new one and by their hum drowned and obscured the voices of those who were disputing honestly.

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  • Their great hulking forms and throaty grunts enhanced the theme of western frontier.

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  • Here at last his long yearning for some great theme worthy of his historic genius was gratified.

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  • Then came the work in college--original theme writing with new ideals of composition or at least new methods of suggesting those ideals.

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  • I know of those whose serene and wise speculations on this theme would soon reveal the limits of his mind's range and hospitality.

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  • Why should a Ring-motif be transformed into the theme representing Walhalla?

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  • To paint a Joan of Arc who lives and dies inglorious is the theme she sets herself, and through most of the novel it is perfectly executed.

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  • The chivalrous courtesy which he showed to the captive princesses was a favourite theme for later rhetoricians.

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  • But if we attend to the circumstances under which this theme arises, its purport and development become deep and natural.

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  • The fact that this theme is commonly called the " Ring-motif " is a glaring instance of what Wagner has had to endure from his friends.

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  • The waters of the Rhine change into black mists which grow grey and thin, while the now sinister theme becomes softer and smoother.

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  • I feel there is a recurring theme to my tests.

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  • His monumental Vergleichende Geographie, which was to have made the whole world its theme, died out in a wilderness of detail in twenty-one volumes before it had covered more of the earth's surface than Asia and a portion of Africa.

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  • The city offers biking, walking, and several exciting theme and water parks.

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  • The dramatic capabilities of the subject are, however, great, and it afterwards attracted Schiller, who, however, seems to have abandoned it in favour of the similar theme of the Russian Demetrius.

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  • A still more remarkable instance will be found in the third statement of the theme of the finale of the 9th symphony.

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  • Let us illustrate Wagner's mature use of Leitmotif by the theme which happens to be associated with Alberich's ring.

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  • This theme is not formally discussed, as in a theological treatise, but is rather, as it were, celebrated in lofty eulogy and application.

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  • The lounge also has special theme nights where audience participation is encouraged.

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  • The theme even extends to their food presentation.

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  • The first book, after a short introduction upon the nature of theology as understood by Aquinas, proceeds in 119 questions to discuss the nature, attributes and relations of God; and this is not done as in a modern work on theology, but the questions raised in the physics of Aristotle find a place alongside of the statements of Scripture, while all subjects in any way related to the central theme are brought into the discourse.

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  • To begin with, 1 Though not relating exactly to our present theme, it would be improper to dismiss Nitzsch's name without reference to his extraordinary labours in investigating the insect and other external parasites of birds, a subject which as regards British species was subsequently elaborated by Denny in his Monographia Anoplurorum Britanniae (1842) and in his list of the specimens of British Anoplura in the collection of the British Museum.

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  • The First Crusade, far more than any other, became the theme of a multitude of writings, whose different degrees of value it is allimportant to distinguish.

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  • He was one of the earliest of English parliamentary orators; his speeches greatly impressed his contemporaries, and in a later generation, as Macaulay observes, they were "a favourite theme of old men who lived to see the conflicts of Walpole and Pulteney."

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  • It was the sound I hated more on a telephone that Henri Mancini's version of Theme from Moon Glow or any other top one hundred hits of elevator music was, 'would you please hold'?

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  • Emerson, the poets Bryant, Longfellow, pre-eminently Whittier and Whitman, have spoken on this theme with no uncertain sound.

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  • Whatever the titles of his discourses, "Literary Ethics," "Man the Reformer," "The Present Age," "The Method of Nature," "Representative Men," "The Conduct of Life," their theme was always the same, namely, "the infinitude of the private man."

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  • Lingerie party supplies allow you to set a theme for your party and give your gathering a fun vibe.

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  • In 890 they established themselves again at Ban, and ruled the Theme of Lombardy by means of an officer entitled Catapan.

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  • This is illustrated by his love of Switzerland, his intense interest in the fortunes of that country, his design of writing " The History of the Liberty of the Swiss " - a theme, he says " from which the dullest stranger would catch fire."

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  • Like nearly all his predecessors since Aelian, he adopted an alphabetical arrangement, though this was not too pedantically preserved, and did not hinder him from placing together the kinds of birds which he supposed (and generally supposed rightly) to have the most resemblance to that one whose name, being best known, was chosen for the headpiece (as it were) of his particular theme, thus recognizing to some extent the principle of classification.3 Belon, with perhaps less book-learning than his contemporary, was evidently no mean scholar, and undoubtedly had more practical knowledge of birds - their internal as well as external structure.

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  • The theme thus shows no trivial connexion with a stage-property, mechanically important in the plot; but it represents the desire for power, and what that desire means to each different type of mind.

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  • His success encouraged the Academy to propose, in 1766, as a theme for competition, the hitherto unattempted theory of the Jovian system.

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  • Dunbar works on the same theme in a shorter poem, known as Beauty and the Prisoner.

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  • To the men of the middle ages, in any case, St Catherine was very real; she was ranked with the fourteen most helpful saints in heaven, and was the constant theme of preachers and of poets.

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  • Indeed, the ' theme ' is the chord progression itself.

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  • When engaging with Zulu society, the theme of the nation was in focus, in the shape of a metaphor of national rebirth.

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  • Regulation of the press is a constantly recurring theme wherever the Commonwealth press gathers.

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  • The key theme of the meeting was the growing divide over our position on the forthcoming euro referendum.

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  • Thus, the theme of millennarian expectation has in the Bahá'í Faith been transformed into the theme of social reformism.

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  • Unique handmade wedding stationery available in almost any color to match your theme.

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  • The holiday resort of Orlando offers people of every age a marvelous opportunity to enjoy the superb theme parks and sights of Central Florida.

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  • The theme of the dialog was, building a critical successor generation.

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  • But I thought they were going for supercool instrumental for the main theme?

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  • Hence, it is not surprising to see fewer instances of this theme across countries.

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  • You can organize your basket around a theme or simply add a little bit of everything!

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  • This was the central theme of Ritter's philosophy; his religion and his geography were one, and the consequent fervour with which he pursued his mission goes far to account for the immense influence he acquired in Germany.

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  • His habit was, as he said, faire son theme en deux fawns, and he xlx.

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  • The chief theme of contention, developed through many a noteworthy phase, has been the question of schools.

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  • But this form disappears with the decease of Greek national life, and on its collapse follows the romantic, the third form of art; where the harmony of form and content again grows defective, because the object of Christian art - the infinite spirit - is a theme too high for art.

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  • In his insistence on virginity as the specifically Christian virtue he set up the great theme of the church of the 4th and 5th centuries.

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  • Born at Germanicia in Syria, and, before he mounted the throne, captain-general of the Anatolian theme, he had come under the influence of the anti-idolatrous sects, such as the Jews, Montanists, Paulicians and Manicheans, which abounded in Asia Minor, but of which he was otherwise no friend.

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  • We find the theme of " divine kingship " wherever his sons go.

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  • We are only 15 mins from Alton Towers theme park!

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  • This strategy has a number of strands but its underlying theme ' car bad, bicycle good ' remains predominant.

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  • John P. Carr continued the virus theme by talking about inducing resistance virus-specific pathways to plant viruses.

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  • As I was not sure what filled the side roundels of the cathedral I simply replicated the saints with books theme.

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  • The beautiful Ellie's Love Theme shows a distinct jazz sensibility, whilst No Name Bar is a tougher customer altogether.

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  • If you are having a Hawaiian theme party, ask your caterer to have the wait staff where Hawaiian shirts.

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  • I liked the movie theme in which there is a big shootout in the parking garage and wanted to get that atmosphere.

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  • The album produced the hit single, " Love ' s Theme " .

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  • So we had a sit-down three course meal, 15-minute gospel talk on the Christmas theme, then two hours of a DJ.

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  • We also solicit posters describing late-breaking results related to the theme of the conference.

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  • Chirac played the sorcerer 's apprentice by making the main axis of his campaign law and order, a longstanding theme of the FN.

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  • Lay down your inflatable spitfires, stop the Escape To Victory theme tune and give full throat to Don't Mention The War.

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  • It is therefore a central theme for cultural studies, a basic study object.

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  • Shillony develops this theme of " sacred subservience " in twenty-eight concise chapters grouped into nine sections.

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  • Elaborating the theme she asked ' What is the effect of a harsh critical superego on the free associative process?

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  • The main theme gets an airing again, courtesy of some wonderful bubbly analog synth lines.

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  • I picked the " Travel " theme which is on the good side of slightly tacky.

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  • They were at almost all the theme parks in good numbers, and were incredibly tame.

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  • Each series of paintings generally tend to be linked with a particular theme, idea or color palette.

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  • A recurring theme in her work is the romance of the inexplicable.

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  • George To continue the theme of Healthy Eating why not make some herb flavored oil or vinegar to drizzle over your summer salads.

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  • The application of evolutionary principles is an emerging theme.

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  • The recurrent theme of the book is the politics of IT.

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  • Only with an underlying theme of doubt can happiness be found.

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  • Sustainable development is a cross-cutting theme which cannot be left to individuals or particular divisions within departments.

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  • What had this got to do with our conference theme of promoting the school library.

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  • Your wedding flowers usually tie to your wedding theme.

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  • In 1965, Walt announced to the public his plans to bring to Orlando the world's most spectacular theme park.

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  • About a mile west of the lock is the American Adventure theme park.

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  • For all you adrenalin junkies here are the top theme parks and water parks to check out in the UK.

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  • Disney, searching for an East Coast location for his second theme park, decided Orlando was just the place he was looking for.

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  • You are here iVillage.co.uk travel family travel theme parks and parks.. .

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  • The remaining three years of their time at the center will be spent working on research projects centered on the theme of targeted therapeutics.

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  • The finale reworks the opening orchestral theme from a minor tonality to a modal one.

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  • Keeping up the hat trick theme they will all have new releases out on 28th August.

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  • Throughout the exhibition, Bond film footage plays alongside memorable theme tunes.

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  • His theme tune was Man Of Mystery by The Shadows.

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  • A program of events has been organized to include a Halloween theme from drawing competitions to giant twister and snakes and ladders.

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  • This is a relatively underdeveloped theme within policy research on clusters.

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  • This is good because it combines Manfred's trade mark moog style with lots of jazz and rock undertones around a classical theme.

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  • They are looking for works of up to 5,000 words from previously unpublished writers on the theme of hidden or secret London.

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  • The theme is predominantly aluminum, again emphasizing the lightness of the car, along with plush leather upholstery.

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  • At this time, I hold myself more utterly vanquished, than ever his theme's weight overcame comic, or, tragic poet.

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  • Then you could go straight into something like 6 Underground as the main theme... " I aint done no voodoo in years!

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  • The piece contains the theme to which the words of popular hymn ' I vow to thee my country ' were set.

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  • Noah and Jonah with be among their first topics, so there is a fairly watery theme to the first term's work!

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  • Blue and white ornaments and ceramics fill niches and deep-set windowsills, and upstairs the bedrooms are co-ordinated in keeping with the theme.

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  • On Still, the only song in English, the lyrical theme is the inner workings of the human body.

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  • Tidiness is a big theme in the modern workplace.

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  • In the words of the theme song, which sadly got excluded due to contract wrangles, ' you should be mine ' .

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  • Twelve sentinel clipped yews, again reinforcing the time theme surround the lawn.

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  • While the consultation of authorities had been no less thorough, his style had become more free and less self-conscious; and the epic qualities of the theme were such as to call forth in the highest degree his powers of picturesque narration.

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  • Two shepherds, Amintas and Faustus, discuss the familiar theme of the respective merits of town and country life, and relate a quaint fable of the origin of the different classes of society.

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  • Important as the ring is throughout the tetralogy, Wagner would no more think of associating a theme with it for its own sake than he would think of associating a theme with Wotan's hat.

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  • The Rhine-daughters' exultant cry of " Rhine-gold " is there tortured in an extremely remote modulation at the end of a very sinister transformation of the theme; and the orchestration, with its lurid but smothered brass instruments, its penetrating low reed tones and its weird drum-roll beaten on a suspended cymbal, is more awe-inspiring than anything dreamed of by the cleverest of those composers who do not create intellectual causes for their effects.

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  • In spite of the necessary allusions to the ominous theme of the curse, which would give any less great composer ample excuse for succumbing to the listener's sense of impending doom, Wagner's music speaks to us through the child-minds of the Rhine-daughters and terrifies us with the ruthless calm of Nature.

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  • On the one hand, it may be said that one general theme - the salvation and final prosperity of the righteous - is visible throughout the work, that God is everywhere represented as the supreme moral governor of the world, and that the conception of immortality is found in both parts; the second part, though differing in form from the first, may be regarded as the historical illustration of the principles set forth in the latter.

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  • The second was called for by the preference which the common law gave to a distant collateral over the brother of the half-blood of the first purchaser; the fourth conferred an indefeasible title on adverse possession for twenty years (a term shortened by Lord Cairns in 1875 to twelve years); the fifth reduced the number of witnesses required by law to attest wills, and removed the vexatious distinction which existed in this respect between freeholds and copyholds; the last freed an innocent debtor from imprisonment only before final judgment (or on what was termed mesne process), but the principle stated by Campbell that only fraudulent debtors should be imprisoned was ultimately given effect to for England and Wales in 1869.1 In one of his most cherished objects, however, that of Land Registration, which formed the theme of his maiden speech in parliament, Campbell was doomed to disappointment.

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  • In speaking of the origin of Scholasticism - name and thing - it has been already noted that medieval speculation takes its rise in certain logical problems. To be more precise, central theme of Scholastic debate (see Nominalism, Realism).

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  • A vivid new light is shed by him upon certain problems, such for instance as those of the imagination or intuition, the source of Art and the theme of the Aesthetic, upon pure will, the source of Economic of Rights and of Politics, treated by Economic. The more precise determination and configuration of the categories and their mode of acting, by means of which is negated and solved the concept of an external reality and of nature placed outside the spirit and opposed to it, led Croce to an absolute spiritualism, widely different from the pan-logicism of Hegel and his school, which only seemed to solve the dualism of spirit and nature and really opened the door to the notion of a transcendental God, as became clear in the development of Hegel's theory at the hands of the right wing of his school.

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  • His name was the theme of the popular song of the moment - "C'est Boulanger qu'il nous faut"; the general and his black horse became the idol of the Parisian populace; and he was urged to play the part of a plebiscitary candidate for the presidency.

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  • It represents a man in the act of turning a somersault over the horns of a charging bull, a unique rendering of a familiar theme in Minoan art.

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  • Just as Don Carlos had led him to the study of Dutch history, so now his occupation with the history of the Thirty Years' War supplied him with the theme of his trilogy of Wallenstein (1798-1799).

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  • His mastery of the English tongue, his dramatic power, his instinctive art of impersonation, which had become a second nature, his vivid imagination, his breadth of intellectual view, the catholicity of his sympathies, his passionate enthusiasm, which made for the moment his immediate theme seem to him the one theme of transcendent importance, his quaint humour alternating with genuine pathos, and above all his simple and singularly unaffected devotional nature, made him as a preacher without a peer in his own time and country.

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  • In the same year Les Chansons des rues et des bois gave evidence of new power and fresh variety in the exercise and display of an unequalled skill and a subtle simplicity of metre and of style employed on the everlasting theme of lyric and idyllic fancy, and touched now and then with a fire more sublime than that of youth and love.

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  • Half-witted men from the almshouse and elsewhere came to see me; but I endeavored to make them exercise all the wit they had, and make their confessions to me; in such cases making wit the theme of our conversation; and so was compensated.

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  • The theme will not appeal to everyone and it is difficult to see any real-world counterpart for the role of the players.

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  • Finally there is a reprise of the violin theme.

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  • A fourth focus is upon the identity of 'medical education ' itself, and this resonates with theme 1 above.

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  • In addition, temporary exhibitions are to be created regularly revolving around a central theme.

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  • Like many of today 's fashions however, it was nothing new, just a rework of an earlier theme.

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  • This Gothic was adapted by Hollywood, above all in reworking the vampire theme.

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  • Paganini is to Rachmaninov 's Rhapsody on a Theme of... and hence is all good accessible stuff, musically at any rate.

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  • A snappy rondo theme insists on dressing up in a different texture each time it returns.

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  • The theme for the evening was tacky tartan and this was well epitomized in the sartorial splendor of several of the company.

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  • Bring some real scary moments into your games, or even base them on a horror theme.

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  • The second track ' Everyone 's to blame ' segues neatly into more an indie pop theme.

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  • Side 1 has A Touch Of Velvet - A Sting Of Brass and Theme From Joe 90 from CC 5 segued together.

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  • The theme of self-sacrifice for the sake of others is strongly rooted in the Christian tradition.

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  • The beautiful Ellie 's Love Theme shows a distinct jazz sensibility, whilst No Name Bar is a tougher customer altogether.

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  • The theme finally reappears in the pedals in the original key with a succession of diminished seventh chords above.

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  • The theme of this year 's workshop, the seventh in the series, is Supporting Our Users.

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  • The album produced the hit single, " Love ' s Theme ".

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  • The cards are super, no smutty jokes or put-down humor, many have an ethnic theme.

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  • He stands apart from other writers on this theme because he treats it as a spiritual conflict, not merely a sociopolitical reality.

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  • Fun space cadet theme chest of drawers inscribed with " Rockets ", " Aliens " and " Lasers ".

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  • Lay down your inflatable spitfires, stop the Escape To Victory theme tune and give full throat to Do n't Mention The War.

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  • The Spokes web site is now running on a lighter, less colorful, plainer, simpler, theme.

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  • Send up to 6 poems (40 lines Max per poem, includes stanza breaks) any style or theme.

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  • Old style cabaret spiced up to a modern arty theme with wicked humor and steamy scenes for both boys and girls !

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  • We learn about your industry, your company, the conference theme and gossip and funny stories about you and your guests.

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  • Remember that subtlety is stylish; you do n't want to come across as overpowering with your theme.

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  • Back when the site first started it might well have had a ' grittier ' and survivalist theme to it.

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  • Perhaps the best-loved of all nursery rhymes, Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star is a great choice for a baby room theme.

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  • For a baby girl, you can create a sweet floral nursery with a Ring Around the Roses theme.

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  • Observations on birds form the principal though by no means the whole theme of this book, which may be safely said to have done more to promote a love of ornithology in England than any other work that has been written, nay more than all the other works (except one next to be mentioned) put together.

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  • Marie de France, who wrote at the court of Henry II., and Chretien de Troyes, her French contemporary, were the earliest of the avowed romancers to take up the theme.

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  • My theme fascinated me, and I was haunted with wilderness images day and night."

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  • After overthrowing the other two walls, Luther invites the attention of the German rulers to the old theme of the pomp of the pope and cardinals, for which the Germans must pay.

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  • He had been the target of constant attack during his life, and his personal foibles, careless dress and mental eccentricities were the theme of endless ridicule.

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  • On first coming to live at Montaigne he edited the works of his deceased friend Etienne de la Boetie, who had been the comrade of his youth, who died early, and who, with poems of real promise, had composed a declamatory and school-boyish theme on republicanism, entitled the Contr' un, which is one of the most over-estimated books in literature.

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  • His exploits and adventures form the theme of a number of the Eddaic poems, and also of several stories in the prose Edda.

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  • In both the primary theme is repentance, as called for by serious sins, after baptism has placed the Christian on his new and higher level of responsibility.

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  • The number of poems in one or other of these two metres is very great, and includes verses on almost every theme.

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  • In return Maine brought back from his Indian office a store of knowledge which enriched all his later writings, though he took India by name for his theme only once.

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  • Their own poems soon became the theme of criticism and of comment; and, by the time of Quintilian and Juvenal, they shared the fate (which Horace had feared) of becoming textbooks for use in schools.

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  • His prophecies (which are regularly dated) are assigned to various years from 592 to 570 B.C. The theme of the first twenty-four chapters of his book is the impending fall of Jerusalem, which took place actually in 586, and which Ezekiel foretells in a series of prophecies, distinguished by great variety of symbolism and imagery.

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  • It may be defined as a didactic or homiletic development of some thought or theme, characterized by a more subjective, imaginative and ampliative treatment.

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  • With him these "orations," instead of being the ephemeral entertainments of an hour, became careful studies of some important theme.

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  • The subsequent return of Hephaestus to Olympus is a favourite theme in early art.

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  • Latimer, on seeing him enter the church, boldly changed his theme to a portrayal of Christ as the pattern priest and bishop. The points of comparison were, of course, deeply distasteful to the prelate, who, though he professed his " obligations for the good admonition he had received," informed the preacher that he " smelt somewhat of the pan."

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  • At the conclusion of his literary labours, as the only Roman who had ever taken for his theme the whole realm of nature, he prays for the blessing of the universal mother on his completed work.

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  • Then turning to a wider theme Prutz contributed to Oncken's university history the two volumes on the political history of Europe during the middle ages (Staatengeschichte des Abendlandes im Mittelalter, Berlin, 1885-1887).

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  • As a typical embodiment for all time of the conflict between superstition and true religion, it is lifted out of the range of mere individual biography into that of spiritual symbolism, and it has accordingly furnished at once a fruitful theme for the religious teacher and 1 The text is uncertain.

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  • Caffeine (formerly known as theme) is the alkaloid of tea, and is identical with that of coffee, guarana, mate and kola nut.

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  • Its theme is the duty of Christian repentance, with a view to obedience to Christ's precepts as the true confession and homage which He requires.

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  • In the later mapping out of the empire into purely military divisions, the theme (O a) of Sicily took in both the island and the nearest peninsula of the mainland, the oldest Italy.

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  • It is not uncommon for the Koran, after a new subject has been entered on, to return gradually or suddenly to the former theme, - a proof that there at least separation is not to be thought of.

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  • This theme is elaborated with great detail in the Pyramid texts, where it is the dead king to whom this destiny is promised.

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  • For many years he made the aspects of life at sea his particular theme, and he contrived to rouse the patriotic enthusiasm of the Danish public as it had never been roused before.

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  • The most satisfying of Darer's paintings done in Venice are the admirable portrait of a young man at Hampton Court (the same sitter reappears in the "Feast of Rose Garlands"), and two small pieces, one the head of a brown Italian girl modelled and painted with real breadth and simplicity, formerly in the collection of Mr Reginald Cholmondeley and now at Berlin, and the small and very striking little "Christ Crucified" with the figure relieved against the night sky, which is preserved in the Dresden Gallery and has served as model and inspiration to numberless later treatments of the theme.

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  • Besides such fine single woodcuts as the "Mass of St Gregory," the "St Christopher," the "St Jerome," and two Holy Families of 1511, Darer published in the same year the most numerous and popularly conceived of all his woodcut series, that known from the dimensions of its thirty-seven subjects as the "Little Passion" on wood; and in the next year, 1512, a set of fifteen small copper-engravings on the same theme, the "Little Passion" on copper.

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  • The two were to perform a new variation upon the theme of Abelard and HeloIse.

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  • Without entirel y break ing with the pseudo-classic method he had adopted in Don Carlos - the two lovers, Max Piccolomini and Thekla, are an obvious concession to the tradition of the French theatre - Wallenstein shows how much Schiller's art had benefited by his study of Greek tragedy; the fatalism of his hero is a masterly application of an antique motive to a modern theme.

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  • Three times the author recurs to this theme, 137-154; 214-227; 361-385.

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  • It is objected that in the 79th letter of Seneca, which is the chief authority on the question, he apparently asks that Lucilius should introduce the hackneyed theme of Aetna merely as an episode in his contemplated poem, not make it the subject of separate treatment.

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  • The issue of this crisis in His rejection by the Jews at Jerusalem is the main theme of the book.

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  • For this reason the book is at once the most brilliant and the most difficult of Hegel's works - the most brilliant because it is to some degree an autobiography of Hegel's mind - not the abstract record of a logical evolution, but the real history of an intellectual growth; the most difficult because, instead of treating the rise of intelligence (from its first appearance in contrast with the real world to its final recognition of its presence in, and rule over, all things) as a purely subjective process, it exhibits this rise as wrought out in historical epochs, national characteristics, forms of culture and faith, and philosophical systems. The theme is identical with the introduction to the Encyklopddie; but it is treated in a very different style.

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  • Problems of the relation of the individual to society and industrial questions were to have formed the theme of the Wanderjahre; but since the French Revolution these problems had themselves entered on a new phase and demanded a method of treatment which it was not easy for the old poet to learn.

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  • This doctrine of Attrition had not the undivided support of the theologians of the later medieval church; but it was taught by the Scotists and was naturally a favourite theme with the sellers of Indulgences.

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  • If Beowulf, the champion of the Gautar, had already become a theme of epic song, the resemblance of name might easily suggest the idea of enriching history by adding to it the achievements of Beaw.

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  • Such was the theme of a book, De state Ecclesiae, ad reuniendos dissidentes in religione Christianos compositus, published by one Justinus Febronius in 1763.

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  • Camoens, in the Lusiad, if we may here group Portugal with Spain, was the first modern poet to compose an epic on a purely modern theme, vying with Virgil, but not bending to pedantic rules, and breathing the spirit of the age of heroic adventures and almost fabulous discoveries into his melodious numbers.

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  • An ambitious didactic composition in hexameters, entitled Urania, embodying the astronomical science of the age, and adorning this high theme with brilliant mythological episodes, won the admiration of Italy.

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  • Of Griffith's three sons, Owen, Llewelyn and David, the most popular and influential was undoubtedly Llewelyn, whose deeds and qualities were celebrated in extravagant terms by the bards of his own day, and whose evil fate has ever been a favourite theme of Welsh poets.

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  • Religion, for example, seems altogether too vast a theme for him to embark on, and he usually prefers to deal with some single element or aspect.

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  • General subject and outline of contents.-The theme of Lamentations is the final siege and fall of Jerusalem (586 B.C.), and the attendant and subsequent miseries of the Jewish people.

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  • Preparation, both military and moral, alertness and patience were his constant theme.

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  • Joseph was also required each day to write a Latin theme or declamation, though in other respects he seems to have been left to his own devices.

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  • The theme in its main outlines is a popular one in biblical prophecy, but when these 53 verses are carefully examined and compared with prophetical thought elsewhere, several difficult problems arise, an adequate solution of which cannot as yet be offered.

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  • Having been impressed by the failure of historians to allow for the influence of sea power in struggles between nations, he was led to make prolonged investigations of this general theme (see SEA Power).

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  • In 1874, when Gladstone published his pamphlet on The Vatican Decrees, Lord Acton wrote during November and December a series of remarkable letters to The Times, illustrating Gladstone's main theme by numerous historical examples of papal inconsistency, in a way which must have been bitter enough to the ultramontane party, but demurring nevertheless to Gladstone's conclusion and insisting that the Church itself was better than its premisses implied.

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  • Three years afterwards the same theme was rehandled with no less magnificent mastery in L'Homme qui rit; the theme of human heroism confronted with the superhuman tyranny of blind and unimaginable chance, overpowered and unbroken, defeated and invincible.

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  • Not all the transactions in which Burke was a combatant could furnish an imperial theme.

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  • As to the origin of this Matiere de Bretagne, and the circumstances under which it became a favourite theme for literary treatment, two diametrically opposite theories are held.

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  • While the word points to God as the special theme of the theologian, other topics inevitably find entrance.

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  • A few pages, ending in an unfinished paragraph, exhausted his remaining strength; but the theme which had employed him at Oxford more than forty years before, and had been a ruling idea throughout the long interval, was still dominant in the last days of his life.

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  • For First six years the war with Philip had been a theme of barren Philippic. talk.

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  • But, he adds, Demosthenes adopts this manner where it is justified by the elevation of his theme.

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  • It is much to be regretted that the Atharva-Veda, which contains the magical formulae and incantations of the Vedic Indians, is still untranslated, though, by the very nature of its theme, it must contain matter of extreme antiquity and interest.

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  • His constant theme was, that the party disputes were a struggle for power between the forces of revolution, which derived their strength from the fighters on the barricades, and the Christian monarchy, and that between these opposed principles no compromise was possible.

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  • The poem is a rehandling of the great theme of Valmiki, but is in no sense a translation of the Sanskrit epic. The succession of events is of course generally the same, but the treatment is entirely different.

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  • Besides the "Lake of Rama's deeds," Tulsi Das was the author of five longer and six shorter works, most of them dealing with the theme of Rama, his doings, and devotion to him.

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  • In public speaking he often combined a rhetorical effectiveness and emotional intensity that might take the place of imagination, and enabled him, on the coldest theme, to move deeply the feelings of his auditors.

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  • The family theme was Disney characters.

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  • The TV theme was recorded in a wonderfully eccentric studio, which looked like a throwback to the 60s.

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  • The main theme of "Voicebox," the long fictional narrative in the middle of the book, is communication.

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  • The theme focuses on whether Eichmann can be induced to express remorse for his deeds.

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  • Use a favorite nursery rhyme to give your baby shower a fun theme.

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  • One area contributing to this theme is to examine how designers abstract the worksystem and how they represent this abstraction in their designs.

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  • The theme of my PhD research is on process development for an expanded bed adsorption purification of recombinant protein.

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  • The theme includes a dedicated course on race car aerodynamics.

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  • African-American theme surrounded by high better for the.

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  • Zut alors - Lakeside staff came with French dressing to the charter ball, which this year had a Moulin Rouge theme.

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  • The theme for 2004 is anti-dumping policy; the 100th anniversary of the first anti-dumping policy; the 100th anniversary of the first anti-dumping legislation.

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  • Chirac played the sorcerer's apprentice by making the main axis of his campaign law and order, a longstanding theme of the FN.

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  • They seem to have attempted a country kitchen theme, ignoring the fine late Victorian architecture of the place.

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  • The first (Très lent) opens with a flute and clarinet theme answered by the strings followed by harp arpeggios.

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  • Nowhere else on planet earth can you find such a dazzling array of choices for a theme wedding.

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  • The Hayward Gallery's new show draws together work by 50 contemporary artists loosely around the theme of tourism.

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  • Finally, the issue of achieving a better work/life balance is now a major theme in government policy.

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  • Methodological behaviorism is a dominant theme in the writings of John Watson (1878-1958 ).

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  • Rather, the popular theme enables the poet to lament a time past when divine beneficence had been communicated through popular customs and traditions.

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  • The other overpowering theme is what seems to be an out of control drug binge in suburbia.

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  • Each newsletter will be centered around a topical theme and this quarter's theme is membrane biophysics.

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  • The Professor returned to the theme first thing next morning, when the students emerged bleary-eyed from their tents.

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  • Anita Shreve - All He Ever Wanted Curiously bloodless, given sexual passion is its theme, but reasonably well-written with a cliff-hanging plot.

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  • It had no symbolic significance, just bothersome disjointed sequences that lacked a relevant theme.

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  • The image of a child blowing bubbles is a commonly depicted theme by artists in 17 th century Dutch painting.

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  • Beach wedding cakes Looking for beach theme wedding cake ideas?

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  • We also have a large subsidized canteen which has theme days, which I enjoy.

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  • The main theme will be the evolution from cave cartography to integrated speleological information systems.

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  • From Cairo with Love - Personalized 18k gold and silver cartouches, pendants, and amulets with an Egyptian theme.

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  • The theme tune isn't so bad; even tho I've never heard it before, it sounds quite catchy!

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  • The Blessed Trinity would also be the central theme of the new catechism which was to come later.

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  • Every Saturday night our talented chef Jimmy creates a food theme night.

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  • This is a highly cohesive exhibition, which successfully shows the diverse nature of artistic interpretation of a singular theme.

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  • Cherry cola bottles - a variation on the cola bottle theme - with a fizzy cherry cola taste.

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  • For this unit you will be undertaking 4 commissions from a theme park called County Jungle.

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  • With an emphasis on lightweight composites inside, the Sagaris represents the latest in TVR's thinking on the road racer theme.

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  • Fifth on my list, would be the theme of freedom which must be at the heart of modern conservatism.

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  • His unifying theme - and challenge to conventional theory - is the radical contingency of the metropolis.

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  • An essential theme which will underpin the module is the concept of ' partnership ' and inter-agency cooperation.

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  • The single currency was the theme of the Nineties.

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  • You can find an equally daft article on a similar theme in the latest issue of the UK UFO Magazine (June 2003 ).

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  • There will be time for quiet personal reflection and the Gospel theme will be depicted in Indian dance during the day.

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  • Forget theme parks and rollercoasters, here's our selection of comfortably extreme days out with your little daredevil.

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  • Today the internal weakness and corrosion of capitalism are so evident that they serve as the main theme for fascist demagogy.

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  • The author explores the theme of inhibited sexual desires fully in his illustrations.

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  • Another popular SF theme was that of the world dictator, the iron man, who rules the globe or the galaxy.

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  • The rather disjointed effect fits the disturbing nature of the theme.

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  • He has written widely on the theme of sport and sectarian division.

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  • My national flag is a somewhat rarer example of a popular theme - Watford FC proudly emblazoned across the Cornish flag of St Piran.

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  • This is a theme to which the pope himself constantly returns, and not only in major encyclicals.

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  • On a gruesome theme we have the deliberate ceremonial evocation of deific or devilish forms.

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  • Watersports, hiking, horseback excursions on the beach and theme parks are on the doorstep.

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  • Therefore, we are entitled to say that the idea of death constitutes the central theme of this deeply existential poetry.

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  • The second theme is that money is endogenous and not exogenous.

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  • He was back in the UK in December, lecturing again on the theme of imperial federation.

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  • This theme of a narrow escape often crops up in Scottish folklore.

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  • We intend to establish on-line fora to ease communication across these networks and to create areas of our web site dedicated to each theme.

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  • Each group has a theme, such as the Addams Family, college students, or sci-fi geeks.

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  • I thought I was going insane, I kept singing the theme song to Big Cook Little Cook.

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  • I had them all laughing when I sang my own rendition of the Gilligan's Island theme, substituting names when appropriate.

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  • Its central theme is that of the mystical landscape of megaliths, burial mounds and Celtic legend.

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  • The leaf motif was the connecting theme throughout Arts & Crafts jewelry.

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  • Electrophysiology has remained a major theme of departmental research, culminating in the era of Sherrington and Eccles which transformed modern neurophysiology.

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  • Singer utilizes 40 years of comic book background to create a believable nexus of characterisation built on a strong central theme.

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  • Even traditional nursery rhymes were adapted to give a ' Potato Pete ' theme!

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  • We know little about Yukino just now, but Popcorn has a strong Manga theme and Kacey looks very oriental here!

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  • On the Equinox weekend, more than 185 photographers around the world created VR panoramas with the common theme of Bridges.

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  • Eliot uses the parallelism to good effect, such that subject and theme are related but divergent at the same time.

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  • Now senior parliamentarians on the Joint Human Rights Committee have taken up the theme.

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  • Turn your favorite pastime into the theme for a perfect short break.

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  • We are beginning to notice a theme developing; that Irish pubs often seem to have patriot British names - such as this place.

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  • This theme, of the publicly recorded good death, lies at the historical root of western philosophy in the person of Socrates.

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  • This theme is emphasized by the chrome portholes to the doors.

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  • The orchestral prelude begins with hushed strings presenting the ' Judgment ' theme.

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  • The major theme in hazard preparedness is self reliance.

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  • The hotel is extensively refurbished to a high standard with a nautical theme.

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  • One recurring theme has been our perceived reluctance to tell the world of our successes and of our contributions.

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  • These sites are so replete with cultural and social meanings that no theme or agenda would match their richness.

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  • Armed with a digital camera, each had to illustrate the theme of " old and new Cardiff " .

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  • In 2003, the theme, ' Teaching is for Life ', explored the vocation to teach.

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  • The games also include voice-overs, theme music and DVD video clips.

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  • Another work, Verklaringe der Scheppenissen (1553) treats mystically the book of Genesis, a favourite theme with Boehme, Swedenborg and others.

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  • To unite the Greek race in a war against the Persian empire was set up as the ultimate mark for ambition, the theme of idealists.

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  • Armed with a digital camera, each had to illustrate the theme of " old and new Cardiff ".

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  • In 1965, Walt announced to the public his plans to bring to Orlando the world 's most spectacular theme park.

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  • The course brings together the buzz of a theme park ride with outdoor adventure and is a great day out for all the family.

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  • You are here iVillage.co.uk travel family travel theme parks and parks...

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  • The afterlife was a large fun fair / theme park with roller-coasters, arcade machines, attractions, slides and ball pits.

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  • Continuing this theme, the Protestant theologian Julio de Santa Ana challenges contemporary theologians to examine the policies of the State of Israel.

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  • Ms Thornback suggested the Forum Working Group pursue the theme of values, perhaps using the Mount Cameroon project as concrete example.

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  • An AHDS Information Paper exploring this theme greater detail, Identifying and Tracing Copyright Holders, is being planned.

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  • Depending on your treasure hunt theme, you could really plan a spectacular bazaar that could rival the hunt itself for excitement !

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  • The Tyndale Fellowship is holding its triennial conference on the theme ' Transforming the World '.

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  • I will not insult your intelligence by indulging in a tuneless rendition of the theme from The Twilight Zone.

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  • This is a good step in the right direction from previous box books, which give umpteen variations on a single theme.

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  • This is good because it combines Manfred 's trade mark moog style with lots of jazz and rock undertones around a classical theme.

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  • A prominent theme in the plays of William Shakespeare is that of the ambiguous or unjust accusation of infidelity.

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  • Technological utopianism has been a major theme in European civilization at least since Francis Bacon.

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  • Continuing the space theme, provision has also been made for the storage of many items that van drivers often need to accommodate.

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  • Another of these minor poems is The Prais of Age, on the vanitas vanitatum theme.

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  • At this time, I hold myself more utterly vanquished, than ever his theme 's weight overcame comic, or, tragic poet.

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  • Then you could go straight into something like 6 Underground as the main theme... I aint done no voodoo in years !

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  • Noah and Jonah with be among their first topics, so there is a fairly watery theme to the first term 's work !

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  • Talking of kicks, this trip kicks your average theme park white-knuckle ride straight into touch.

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  • During my four weeks stay in Minnesota I discovered that the MEMO 99 theme was not just a wishful thought.

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  • The agelong battle between good and evil is a theme explored in countless works of literature.

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  • Once you've found out the name of the new baby, you might want to inquire about the nursery theme.

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  • For example, if the theme is sports items, purchase a colorful hat rack/shelf combination that has the baby's name in bold letters or order a team jersey with the family's last name on it to hang on the wall.

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  • Another good option includes pictures, signs, and posters that feature the baby's name along with some type of character or design that matches the nursery theme.

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  • All you have to do is decide which pattern, color, and theme that you like best.

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  • Planning a room filled with the Pooh items or a nursery rhyme theme adds to the excitement that comes with expecting a child.

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  • Once you decide your budget and whether you are going to style the room for a boy or girl, you can start looking at the multitude of theme choices for your new baby's room.

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  • Characters are always popular theme choices, and you can find just about any character online or in your local department store.

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  • If you're looking for a cute theme for a baby girl nursery, consider Mary Had a Little Lamb.

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  • This sweet theme is both fun and feminine.

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  • Choose a beautiful piece of art to complement the theme.

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  • There are so many cute Mother Goose nursery rhymes to choose from, so you'll have no difficulty finding the perfect theme for your little one's new bedroom.

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  • Nursery rhyme bedding continues to be a popular nursery theme choice.

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  • Lamps, rugs, wall murals, blankets, shelves, clocks, toy boxes, and storage bins can all feature nursery rhyme characters and play up the theme.

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  • Nursery rhyme theme bedding doesn't just have to work for infants.

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  • Many expectant parents can't wait to choose a theme for their baby's nursery.

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  • However, with so many choices to make and supplies to purchase, choosing a theme can be a bit overwhelming.

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  • Triumph-This stroller features a sailing flag theme and is suitable for three months and up with multiple seat positions.

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  • Would you rather choose a theme that can be adapted as your baby grows from a newborn into a toddler and beyond?

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  • Once you've gotten a good idea about how you want to proceed with your baby's room, it's time to choose a theme.

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