How to use Thorough in a sentence

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  • He also gained a thorough acquaintance with the French language.

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  • I'm just trying to be thorough.

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  • But the king's French advisers were aware that Spain required a thorough financial and administrative reform.

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  • There the education was more thorough, and the discipline stricter, than at Brienne.

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  • Its evolution and the thorough application of its principles to actual church life came later, not in Saxony or Switzerland, but in France and Scotland; and through Scotland it has passed to all English-speaking lands.

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  • In this position he earned a reputation as a politician of thorough straightforwardness and grit, and as one who would maintain British interests independently of party; and he shared with Mr Asquith the reputation of being the ablest of the Imperialists who followed Lord Rosebery.

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  • The growth of Clerical influence in France engendered a belief that Italy would soon have to defend with the sword her newly-won unity, while the tremendous lesson of the Franco-Prussian War convinced the military authorities of the need for thorough military reform.

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  • His Essai sur la societe des gens de lettres avec les grands was a worthy vindication of the independence of literary men, and a thorough exposure of the evils of the system of patronage.

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  • The next step in diagnosis is a thorough physical examination.

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  • It was too thorough for the majority of religious people.

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  • Luther's reform was not thorough enough for them.

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  • It was his job to develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of the accounting principles, concepts, regulations and techniques, applicable to the selected topics.

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  • The biggest sin is to store your tent without giving it a thorough airing first.

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  • These days they use a backhoe to do a thorough job.

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  • We had a bonsai, whereas what we really needed was some thorough pruning.

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  • A thorough check of all the mains wiring found one loose earth wire.

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  • Though this narrative is a mixture of truth and fiction, it may be said with certainty that a thorough study of the philosophy of Peripatetics and Pythagoreans, Stoics and Platonists, brought home to Justin the conviction that true knowledge was not to be found in them.

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  • The best short account of Colbert as a statesman is that in Lavisse, Histoire de France (1905), which gives a thorough study of the administration.

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  • Byrne was an outstanding employee who was thorough, conscientious, a self-starter and had missed but one day in the 15 years with the company.

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  • Ms. Rosewater says the more thorough the investigation into Jeff's drowning, the better the chance to have a judge issue a death certificate.

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  • To fully actualize the entire world with the entire world is called thorough practice.

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  • Munir showed his experience by making a thorough needs analysis feel like social chit chat.

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  • This is a book for anyone who genuinely wishes to gain a thorough comprehension of Advaita.

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  • Where higher factors might appear desirable, a more thorough analysis of the problem should be undertaken before deciding on their use.

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  • A piano player of sorts, Race was unceremoniously hauled on stage and given a thorough public drubbing.

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  • The conducted research will also involve a thorough evaluation of the methods on caretaker data.

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  • A thorough examination of the scalp with a comb is the most effective method.

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  • A thorough familiarity with all the key players in the UK book market is essential.

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  • Only then will you want to give Mernit's book a thorough going-over.

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  • He is on very solid ground, his thorough grasp of historical theology having already been ably demonstrated in earlier writings.

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  • Then hoed with a short handled hoe Asparagus has been very thorough.

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  • Golden Rule No 3 - Carry out a thorough induction Allows the employer to'set out their stall ' to new employees.

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  • A more thorough testing of the system is carried out at monthly intervals.

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  • This module is a thorough introduction to the preparation and shooting of material on DV.

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  • Also, the thorough investigation of what happened in County Dublin by L.J. Arnold, was already in train.

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  • The work of grace will gradually leaven the whole lump and a thorough conversion to Christ takes place.

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  • Longhaired cats need thorough daily grooming to prevent their coats becoming matted.

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  • They should therefore establish the mechanism for a thorough future review now.

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  • It will be necessary for the student to gain a thorough understanding of boundary-layer meteorology and atmospheric turbulence.

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  • Cylinders are first heated to drive off any residual moisture followed by thorough purging and evacuation process to create a clean baseline.

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  • If a thorough examination shows that there is no apparent trigger for the chronic nettle rash, do not be alarmed.

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  • The course aims to provide students with a thorough grounding in the basic issues of cognitive, or experimental, neuropsychology.

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  • The student will gain a thorough understanding of how a PC works, even if you have never seen one before.

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  • You've written a very thorough op here, congrats.

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  • Each of the young ospreys received a thorough medical check.

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  • It needs a thorough overhaul to keep pace with modern life.

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  • Is simply unused to getting such a thorough cleaning.

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  • The tutorial in the game is thorough, encompassing nearly all of the attacks you can perform, and jumping from one character to the next is easy because they are all controlled the same way.

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  • Children with symptoms of psychosocial disorders or other mental illness should undergo a thorough physical examination and patient history to rule out an organic cause for the illness (such as a neurological disorder).

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  • Diagnosis of language delay requires a complete physical examination and a thorough developmental history, with special attention to language milestones.

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  • To reduce the risk of infection, thorough and frequent hand washing and safe food preparation are essential.

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  • Diagnosis of DM begins with a careful medical history and a thorough physical examination to determine the distribution of symptoms and to rule out other causes.

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  • Diagnosis of muscular dystrophy involves a careful medical history and a thorough physical exam to determine the distribution of symptoms and to rule out other causes.

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  • Because the abnormalities of this hip problem often vary, a thorough physical examination is necessary for an accurate diagnosis of congenital hip dysplasia.

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  • The CDC estimates that one of every 50 consumers is exposed to a contaminated egg yolk each year, although thorough cooking kills the bacteria, making the food harmless.

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  • The doctor will perform a thorough medical examination to determine whether the explosive outburst was related to substance abuse, withdrawal from drugs, head trauma, delirium, or other physical conditions.

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  • While many people write very short thank you letters that are formulaic copy-and-paste jobs, a more thorough letter will make you stand out from other contenders for the job.

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  • More detailed and thorough plans can be 50 or more pages.

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  • If you would like a more thorough evaluation of your options, you can view downloadable brochures for each available dental and vision plan.

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  • If you need help deciding how much car insurance to purchase, or if your automobile insurance policy seems utterly foreign in the words used, contact your insurance representative and request a thorough policy review.

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  • Before buying a life insurance policy, conduct thorough whole life insurance comparisons to determine if the policy is right for you.

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  • Companies such as F-Source have a fairly good record for providing thorough documentation for their extensions, and sites such as PlugInLab boast big-name clients such as Sony.

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  • Cool Chaser specializes in MySpace layouts, and can be a bit tricky to use, but the layouts are very thorough and thematic.

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  • The difference is that the person using the text editor had a clear and thorough understanding of the code that is needed to make websites work in multiple browsers and on multiple platforms.

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  • The ones who harness their online presence to gain a more thorough and complete understanding of their customers and who utilize this data to more effectively interact with them will be the real winners.

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  • Like the other sites mentioned, they have a fairly thorough explanation of what SEO is and why the services are needed, as well as listing certifications from the Search Engine Academy workshops.

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  • Another very thorough site is Background City.

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  • It's not the most thorough stylesheet ever created, but you could link thousands or millions of web pages to it.

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  • In 1822, under the influence of John Mitchell Mason (1770-1829), the Associate Reformed Synod combined with the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church, but the majority was too slender to make the union thorough.

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  • At a time when many encyclopedias have capsulated and condensed important knowledge, the 11th edition is generally much more in-depth and thorough on its topics.

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  • Twelve knights in each county are to make a thorough inquiry into all evil customs connected with the forests, and these are to be utterly abolished.

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  • The change in the name is the sign of a thorough change, if not in the people themselves, yet in their historical position.

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  • On heavy soils, however, the farmer cannot afford to curtail the time necessary for thorough cultivation of the land.

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  • His father's History of India was published in 1818; immediately thereafter, about the age of twelve, John began a thorough study of the scholastic logic, at the same time reading Aristotle's logical treatises in the original.

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  • During the period of Leicester's governorship he remained in the background, engaged in acquiring a thorough knowledge of the military art, and in 1586 the States of Holland conferred upon him the title of prince.

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  • He was a very agreeable companion and a thorough man of the world, singularly free from arrogance and pomposity; owing to his small stature, he was often known as "die kleine Excellenz."

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  • Its rise and development and decay deserve a more thorough study than they have yet received.

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  • Cleve, the first to make a really thorough study of these elements and their compounds.

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  • He was a thorough Aristotelian, but by preference appears to have been drawn towards the mystical writings of the Neoplatonists and the pseudo-Dionysius.

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  • The works of Raoul Rochette display a comprehensive knowledge of the whole subject, extensive reading, and a thorough acquaintance with early Christian art so far as it could be gathered from books, but he was not an original investigator.

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  • But although oranges, pine-apples and some other fruits form important articles of commerce, it is only rarely that systematic and thorough methods of cultivation are prosecuted.

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  • The battle of Austerlitz began early next morning and closed in the evening with the thorough and decisive defeat of the allies.

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  • Considerable additions of later date, in the Decorated and Perpendicular styles, are due to the Despensers and to Beauchamp, earl of Warwick, while the present residential part is of various dates ranging from the 15th century down to the last half of the r 9th, when a thorough restoration, including the addition of a superbly ornamented clock-tower, was carried out.

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  • Though a foreigner, he soon acquired a thorough knowledge of Rumanian, and was instrumental in helping to introduce that language into the church as its official language.

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  • Thus from an early age he had considerable experience as an administrator, while his general education was very careful and thorough.

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  • The effect of chemical agents in producing coagulation are in consonance with what is known of other instances of polymeric or condensation changes, whilst the fact that the collection of globules separated by creaming after thorough washing, and therefore removal of all proteid, is susceptible of solidification into caoutchouc by a merely mechanical act such as churning, strongly supports the view that the character of the change is distinct from that of any alteration which may occur in the proteid constituents of the latex.

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  • Pallas, with several Russian students, laid the first foundation of a thorough exploration of the topography, fauna, flora and inhabitants of the country.

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  • Augustus undertook the thorough reorganization of the equestrian order on a military basis.

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  • His travels had convinced him that a full and comprehensive knowledge of classical antiquity could only be acquired by a thorough acquaintance with Greek and Roman monuments and works of art, and a detailed examination of the topographical and climatic conditions of the chief localities of the ancient world.

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  • On his farm Smith carried out his experiments in deep and thorough draining, and also invented a reaping machine, the subsoil plough and numerous other valuable appliances.

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  • He made himself master of practically every branch of medieval learning, and had a thorough knowledge of the sources and the bibliography of his subject.

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  • They brought from their native Italy a thorough knowledge of the science of government as the middle ages understood it, and the decimation of the Hungarian magnates during the civil wars enabled them to re-create the noble hierarchy on a feudal basis, in which full allowance was made for Magyar idiosyncracies.

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  • A careful and thorough exegesis will show the hollowness of this justification.

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  • A student of mining must receive thorough instruction in geology; he must study mining as practised in different countries, and the metallurgical and mechanical treatment of minerals; and he should have an engineering education, especially on mechanical and electrical lines.

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  • As a foundation his education must be thorough in the natural and physical sciences and mathematics.

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  • Constancy of composition of the raw materials and their careful and thorough admixture in constant proportions are therefore essential to the production of the required glasses.

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  • The toluene fraction requires a more thorough washing with sulphuric acid in order to eliminate the thiotolene, which is sulphonated much less readily than thiophene.

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  • Inside borders require frequent and thorough waterings.

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  • In the course of the season the borders (inside) will require several thorough soakings of warm water - the first when the house is shut up, this being repeated when the vines have made young shoots a few inches long, again when the vines are in flower, and still again when the berries are taking the second swelling after stoning.

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  • The periodical thorough cleansing of the vine stems and every part of the houses is of the utmost importance.

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  • During the tsar's first foreign tour, Menshikov worked by his side in the dockyards of Amsterdam, and acquired a thorough knowledge of colloquial Dutch and German.

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  • He made a thorough investigation of the affairs of his see, and regulated the disordered chapter of Southwell.

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  • These articles attracted much attention, and were distinguished by those qualities of solid learning, thorough investigation and candour of judgment which characterized all his writings.

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  • The renunciation was not quite thorough, one party adhering to the Roman Church as Romo-Syrians, the others reverting wholly to Syrian usages and forming to-day about three-fourths of the whole community.

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  • In 1884 a thorough reform of the government and administration of the country was begun under the direction of a succession of eminent French residents-general.

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  • Though a thorough and avowed partisan, he was within the party the counsellor of moderate rather than extreme measures, and thus gained on the whole a position of great influence.

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  • The whole building was restored by order of Napoleon in 1814, and another thorough renovation was made more recently.

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  • His great legal (Halachic) work is usually cited as "the Mordecai," and its value consists in its thorough use of the medieval authorities.

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  • Of his teachers, one, the Rev. Charles Wellbeloved, was, Martineau said, " a master of the true Lardner type, candid and catholic, simple and thorough, humanly fond indeed of the counsels of peace, but piously serving every bidding of sacred truth."

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  • He is nearly as thorough as his forefathers, and maintains the same love of all things beautiful; and if he cannot show any epoch-making novelty, he is at any rate doing his best to support unsurpassed the decorative traditions of the past.

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  • The object to be lacquered, which is generally made of thin white pine, is subjected to singularly thorough and painstaking treatment.

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  • In 1761 he went to England, where for a year he devoted himself to a thorough study of the collections and to a geological investigation of part of the coast; and at the age of twenty-three he was elected a foreign member of the Royal Society.

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  • As for French, I am far from being so thorough a master of it as I could wish, but I know so much of it that I could perfect myself in it at any time with very little trouble, especially if I pass three or four months in France."

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  • Leighton was one of the most thorough draughtsmen of his day.

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  • Education is more widely diffused, but is less thorough, less leisurely in its method, derived less than before from the purer sources of culture.

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  • The permanent gain to the service due to his exertions was far more than formal, for it is to him that the general staff owes its tradition of thorough and patient individual effort.

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  • C. Dargan, "show the native oratorical instinct highly trained by study and practice, a careful and sensible (not greatly allegorical) interpretation of Scripture, a deep concern for the spiritual welfare of his charge, and a thorough consecration to his work.

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  • It was probably in 104, and again in 106, that he was retained for the defence of a governor of Bithynia, thus becoming familiar with the affairs of a province which needed a thorough reorganization.

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  • He made a thorough inspection of the great lines of defence between the Danube and the Rhine, and framed and partly carried out a vast scheme for strengthening and securing them.

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  • His own belief in Mahomet and his doctrines was so thorough as to procure for him the title El Siddik (the faithful), and his success in gaining converts was correspondingly great.

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  • Lefebvre, who was by no means a typical student in dress or manners, was a highly cultivated man and a thorough classical scholar.

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  • In the following campaign of 362 Mantineia, after narrowly escaping capture by the Theban general Epaminondas, became the scene of a decisive conflict in which the latter achieved Achaeans and jealousy of Megalopolis, was punished in 222 by a thorough devastation of the city, which was now reconstituted as a dependency of Argos and renamed Antigoneia.

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  • The Urschrift was followed by a more exhaustive handling of one of its topics in Die Sadducder and Pharisder (1863), and by a more thorough application of its leading principles in an elaborate history of Judaism (Das Judentum and seine Geschichte) in 1865-1871.

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  • He approved the gravamina, for he believed a thorough reform of the Church essential.

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  • To be thrown on your own resources and make the best of adverse conditions is an entirely different matter; it requires a thorough knowledge not of routine, but of principles.

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  • In arranging plants according to a natural method, we require to have a thorough knowledge of structural and morphological botany, and hence we find that the advances made in these departments have materially aided the efforts of systematic botanists.

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  • Although very poor, he was admitted to the college of Sainte-Barbe, where he received a thorough classical education.

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  • In this article the nomenclature adopted is that employed by the latest, and probably the most thorough, explorer of this part of Central Asia, namely, Sven Hedin.

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  • His wise and thorough reorganization of the whole department contributed essentially to the victories of the Russians during the Napoleonic wars.

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  • Burr established a thorough patrol system, rigorously enforced martial law, and quickly restored order.

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  • He here urges that the foundation of all true learning is a " sound and thorough knowledge of Latin," and draws up a course of reading, in which history is represented by Livy, Sallust, Curtius, and Caesar; oratory by Cicero; and poetry by Virgil.

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  • Except in strangely making Zephaniah contemporary with Isaiah, Hobbes' conclusions, in so far as they differ from the traditional views, have been confirmed by the more thorough criticism of subsequent scholars.

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  • All the fossil plants and animals of every kind are brought from this continent into a great museum; the latitude, longitude and relative elevation of each specimen are precisely recorded; a corps of investigators, having the most exact and thorough training in zoology and botany, and gifted with imagination, will soon begin to restore the geographic and physiographic outlines of the continent, its fresh, brackish and salt-water confines, its seas, rivers and lakes, its forests, uplands, plains, meadows and swamps, also to a certain extent the cosmic relations of this continent, the amount and duration of its sunshine, as well as something of the chemical constitution of its atmosphere and the waters of its rivers and seas; they will trace the progressive changes which took place in the outlines of the continent and its surrounding oceans, following the invasion§ of the land by the sea and the re-emergence of the land and retreatal of the seashore; they will outline the shoals and deeps of its border seas, and trace the barriers which prevented intermingling of the inhabitants of the various provinces of the continent and the surrounding seas.

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  • The Centralist government, after a vain attempt to defeat him by professing a more thorough Federalism, gave way to force, and Bustamante was allowed to leave the country.

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  • He was presently displaced by a thorough reactionary, General Zuloaga, and expelled from Mexico early in 1858; and for three years Mexico was a prey to civil war between two rival governments - the Republicans at Vera Cruz under Juarez, who, as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, succeeded Comonfort; and the reactionaries at the capital.

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  • The second, or Later Version, being a thorough revision of the first, is ascribed to the year 1388 by Sir Frederic Madden and the Rev. Joshua Forshall in their edition of these two versions.'

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  • It represented in the Old Testament a thorough and independent revision of the text of the Great Bible with the help of the Hebrew original, the Latin versions of Leo Judd (1543), Pagninus (1528), Sebastian Munster (1534-1535), and the French versions of Olivetan.

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  • It had long been the opinion of all competent scholars that a thorough revision was necessary.

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  • He had a thorough acquaintance with the gayest and most disreputable sides of Parisian life, and left a number of more or less witty stories dealing with it.

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  • He contributed to it himself some interesting chapters on the history of the East, of which he had a thorough knowledge.

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  • Moreover, whatever the rocky understructure, the till soil has been averaged by a thorough mechanical mixture of rock grindings; hence the prairies are continuously fertile for scores of miles together.

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  • A rule requiring the presence of six judges to pronounce a decision prevents the division of the court into two or more benches; and while this secures a thorough consideration of every case, it also retards the despatch of business.

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  • He possessed a thorough knowledge of law, and wrote treatises on that subject, some fragments of which are quoted in the Digests.

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  • Some of his speeches in Great Britain, coming as they did from a French-Canadian, and revealing delicate appreciation of British sentiment and thorough comprehension of the genius of British institutions, excited great interest and enthusiasm, while one or two impassioned speeches in the Canadian parliament during the Boer war profoundly influenced opinion in Canada and had a pronounced effect throughout the empire.

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  • During these years he saved a competence and gained a thorough acquaintance with the theory and practice of finance.

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  • The constitution of 1868 authorized " a thorough system of general education, to be for ever free to all children of the State," and in 1870 the first public school law was enacted.

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  • Westcott's work for Smith's Dictionary of the Bible, notably his articles on "Canon," "Maccabees," "Vulgate," entailed most careful and thorough preparation, and led to the composition of his subsequent valuable popular books, The Bible in the Church (1864) and a History of the English Bible (1869).

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  • On the second point, Richelieu's letters in many places indicate that his treatment of the great question of frontier would have been more thorough, but then he would not have been hampered in France itself.

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  • In 1873 Bismarck, who was in thorough sympathy with his views, persuaded him to enter the service of Prussia as secretary of state for foreign affairs, and from this time till his death he was the chancellor's most faithful henchman.

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  • As a public speaker he had an inborn Irish readiness and vehemence of expression; and, though a thorough Liberal, he split from Mr Gladstone on Irish home rule, and took an active part in politics in opposing it.

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  • Her thorough understanding of the king's character enabled her to retain her hold on him to the end.

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  • The Eisteddfod found in him a thorough friend and a wise counsellor.

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  • The thorough mixing of the constituents is a most important item in the production of good concrete.

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  • Tissier, formerly his assistants, who had devised an improved sodium furnace and had acquired a thorough knowledge of their leader's experiments, also left, and erected a factory at Amfreville, near Rouen, to work the cryolite process.

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  • A world missionary conference was held at Edinburgh in June 1910, which aimed at making, on a scale far more comprehensive than had been previously attempted, a thorough and scientific study of the problems involved in the relation of Christianity to the nonChristian world.

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  • Peasants still find numerous antiquities, and the site would certainly repay more thorough excavation.

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  • At Tixall she was detained till her papers at Chartley had undergone thorough research.

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  • The excavation will now be filled up about two-thirds perhaps; and if so the tree may have a thorough good watering, sufficient to settle the soil closely about its roots.

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  • For epiphytal plants like orchids the most thorough drainage must be secured by the abundant use of potsherds, small pots being sometimes inserted inside the larger ones, or by planting in shallow pots or pans, so that there shall be no large mass of soil to get consolidated.

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  • The thorough ripening of the preceding season's wood in fruit trees and flowering plants, and of the crown in perennial herbs like strawberries, and the cessation of all active growth before the time they are to start into a new growth, are of paramount importance.

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  • In the forcing-houses, where the crops are past, part of the sashes may be removed, so as to permit thorough ventilation.

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  • The discovery of the yeast-conidia of these fungi, and their thorough investigation by Brefeld, have thrown new lights on the group, as also have the results elucidating the nature of the ordinary dark spores - smuts, bunt, &c. - which by their mode of origin and development are chlamydospores.

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  • The large combustion chamber B permits thorough combustion of the gas.

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  • The thorough removal of the sulphur is thus brought about by the deoxidation of the calcium.

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  • If the initial quantity of phosphorus or sulphur is large, or if the removal of these impurities is to be made very thorough, the dephosphorizing or the desulphurizing slagging off may be repeated.

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  • Perhaps for ingenuity and the latest methods of manipulating skins in the manufacturing of furs the Americans lead the way, but as fur cutters are more or less of a roving and cosmopolitan character the larger fur businesses in London, Berlin, Vienna, St Petersburg, Paris and New York are guided by the same thorough and comparatively advanced principles.

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  • Whatever the students of this century may think of his scholarship, they must allow that only vast erudition and thorough familiarity with the Greek language could have enabled him to accomplish what he did.

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  • By Wilhelm Ostwald especially, attempts have been made to substitute the notion of atoms and molecular structure by less hypothetical conceptions; these ideas may some day receive thorough confirmation, and when this occurs science will receive a striking impetus.

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  • Among his works is the Book of Settlements, " a work of thorough and painstaking research unequalled in medieval literature" (Fiske).

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  • Henceforward, however, he assumed a stoical demeanour, which, united to a policy tyrannical and pitilessly thorough, became the characteristic of his life.

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  • But, after making all allowances, it remains true that he had a pefect sense of proportion, sound maxims and thorough common-sense.

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  • The reign of " Thorough " was collapsing, and the forces pent up since 1629 were soon to rend the fabric of the state.

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  • Moreover, he possessed tact and a thorough acquaintance with the forms of the house.

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  • Experience in these sub-tropical countries shows the absolute necessity of having, for successful irrigation, also a system of thorough drainage.

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  • It might indeed have been thought that thorough drainage would be unnecessary, but it must be noted that porous subsoils or efficient drains do not act merely by carrying away stagnant water which would otherwise cool the earth, incrust the surface, and retard plant growth.

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  • Thus it came about that at the diet of Worms, which met in January 1521, without any thorough examination of Luthers position, Charles issued the famous edict, drawn up by Cardinal Aleandro, which denounced the reformer and his followers.

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  • Before the Reformation, and even for some time after it, the princes were thorough Germans in sympathies and habits; they now began to be separated by a wide gulf from their people.

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  • The Austrian government, after the subjection of Hungary, withdrew every concession it had made under pressure, and established a thorough despotism, trampling upon the rights of the individual nationalities, and forcing all its subjects into a common political mould.

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  • Mill had a thorough acquaintance with Greek and Latin literature, general history, political, mental and moral philosophy.

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  • In its results the Norman conquest of Sicily was a Latin conquest far more thorough than that which had been made by the Roman commonwealth.

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  • Procopius is almost as much a geographer as an historian, and his descriptions of the people and places he himself visited are generally careful and thorough.

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  • We want especially a thorough commentary, executed with the methods and resources of modern science.

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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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  • The complex original work and various alterations of it need thorough study, but it is now closed and research is forbidden.

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  • Ismail re-established and improved the administrative system organized by Mehemet Au, and which had fallen into decay under Abbass indolent rule; he caused a thorough remodelling of the customs system, which was in an anarchic state, to be made by English officials; in 1865 he established the Egyptian post office; he reorganized the military schools of his grandfather, and gave some support to the cause of education.

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  • The theory of the physiocrats now found powerful advocates in Denmark; and after 1755, when the press censorship was abolished so far as regarded political economy and agriculture, a thorough discussion of the whole agrarian question became possible.

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  • Thorough grinding and mixing are of the utmost importance, as otherwise the cement ultimately produced will be unsound and of inferior quality.

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  • Other things being equal, the higher the percentage of lime within the limits indicated above the stronger is the cement, but such highly limed cement is less easy to burn than cement containing about 62% of lime; and unless the burning is thorough and the raw materials are intimately mixed, the cement is apt to be unsound.

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  • The second portion, dealing with reform in the time of Calvin, was not less thorough, and had a subject hitherto less exhaustively treated, but it did not meet with the same success.

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  • It ends, however, with the Union of the crowns in 1603, and though it is based on thorough research in MSS., many documents now available, such as the despatches of Spanish ambassadors to England, were not accessible to the learned author.

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  • When the sixth James becomes the first of England, a more thorough transformation is discernible.

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  • A series of exquisite books, which gain in value every year, witnesses to the thorough and whole-hearted fashion in which he invariably threw himself into the exigencies of his life-work.

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  • The building activity of Budapest since 1867 has been extraordinary, and the town has undergone a thorough transformation.

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  • Few European towns grew so rapidly as Budapest generally, and Pest particularly, during the 19th century, and probably none has witnessed such a thorough transformation since 1867.

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  • To his personal energy and enterprise, as manager of the railway company, was largely due the continued prosecution of this difficult engineering undertaking, in connexion with which he was responsible for a thorough reconstruction of Ecuador finance.

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  • In 1855 a second school law providing for a state school tax was enacted, and this is the foundation of the existing public school system; the constitution of 1870 also requires the legislature to provide a thorough and efficient system of public schools.

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  • This work was carried out in a most thorough manner, and as many as 16,000 tests were made, the conditions of test being based upon those laid down by Johnson.

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  • He was, in fact, though he had supported the royal supremacy, a thorough opponent of the Reformation in a doctrinal point of view, and it was suspected that he even repented his advocacy of the royal supremacy.

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  • In exegesis he is a pure Antiochene, basing his expositions upon thorough grammatical study, and proceeding from a knowledge of the original circumstances of composition to a forceful and practical application to the needs of his day and of all time.

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  • Luther had but little trust in the "common man"; Zwingli was a thorough democrat.

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  • He was, however, a thorough lawyer besides, inferior in scientific learning to two or three of his most conspicuous rivals, but well read in every department of law, and especially a master in all that relates to criminal and constitutional jurisprudence.

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  • This large class of designers and craftsmen, to whom a thorough knowledge of the history of design is a necessity, follows and develops traditional lines.

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  • Unlike his Randolph connexions, Peter Jefferson was a whig and a thorough democrat; from him, and probably, too, from the Albemarle environment, his son came naturally by democratic inclinations.

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  • His thorough preparation enabled him to compete from the first with the leading lawyers of the colony, and his success shows that the bar had no rewards that were not fairly within his reach.

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  • The educated classes characteristically furnished Federalism with a remarkable body of alarmist leaders; and thus it happened that Jefferson, because, with only a few of his great contemporaries, he had a thorough trust and confidence in the people, became the idol of American democracy.

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  • Though this was not the thorough reform of which need was felt, the council itself gave the pope a satisfecit.

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  • In 1904 Professor Waldstein expounded both in Europe and in America an international scheme for thorough investigation of the site.

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  • At the same time he was a thorough gentleman and grand seigneur.

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  • The materialism of Hobbes, the pantheism of Spinoza, the empiricism of Locke, the determinism of Leibnitz, Collins' necessitarianism, Dodwell's denial of the natural immortality of the soul, rationalistic attacks on Christianity, and the morality of the sensationalists - all these he opposed with a thorough conviction of the truth of the principles which he advocated.

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  • His metaphysical method, however, is like Herbart's, not identifiable with his logic, and the latter has for its central characteristic its thorough restatement of the logical forms traditional in language and the text-books, in such a way as to harmonize with the doctrine of a reality whose organic unity is all-inclusive.

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  • The thorough recasting that this involves, even of the thought of the masters when it occasionally echoes them, has resulted in a phrasing uncouth to the ear of the plain man with his world of persons and things in which the former simply think about the latter, but it is fundamentally necessary for Bradley's purpose.

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  • The next grand-duke, Charles Frederick, who succeeded in 1828, continued his father's work, but his reforms were not thorough enough nor rapid enough to avert disturbances in 1848, when power was given to a popular ministry and numerous reforms were carried through.

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  • In 1826 a beginning toward it was made in partially emancipating the neophytes, but active and thorough secularization of the missions did not begin until 1834; by 1835 it was consummated at sixteen missions out of twenty-one, and by 1840 at all.

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  • The Christian attainment is nothing else than the thorough intellectual grasp of the absolute idea and the identification of our essential selves with God.

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  • Harnack finds that our sense of the trustworthiness of the book " is enhanced by a thorough study of the chronological procedure of its author, both where he speaks and where he keeps silence."

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  • Bochart was a man of profound erudition; he possessed a thorough knowledge of the principal Oriental languages, including Hebrew, Syriac, Chaldaic and Arabic; and at an advanced age he wished to learn Ethiopic. He was so absorbed in his favourite study, that he saw Phoenician and nothing but Phoenician in everything, even in Celtic words, and hence the number of chimerical etymologies which swarm in his works.

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  • Previous legislative sanction for both expenditure and receipts in all their particular forms is absolutely necessary; so is thorough scrutiny of the actual application of the funds provided.

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  • The Scottish church, hitherto without a definite constitution, soon espoused under his able leadership a logical and thorough Presbyterianism, which was expressed in the Second Book of Discipline, adopted by the assembly in 1577, and was never afterwards set aside by the church when acting freely.

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  • Prerogative and privilege came more than once into collision, the abuses of purveyance and wardship were made matters of conference, though the thorough discussion of them was deferred to a succeeding session; while James's temper was irritated by the objections brought against his favourite scheme of the Union, and by the attitude taken up by the House with regard to religious affairs.

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  • On the whole, the tendency of the most recent and thorough researches has been towards the opinion that Bacon's own account of the matter (from which, indeed, our knowledge of it is chiefly drawn) is substantially correct.

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  • Numerous vies and eloges of Colbert have been published; but the most thorough student of his life and administration was Pierre Clement, member of the Institute, who in 1846 published his Vie de Colbert, and in 1861 the first of the 9 vols.

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  • Of Reptilia Chile is singularly free, there being recorded only eleven species - five saurians, four ophidians, one frog and one toad - but a more thorough survey of the uninhabited territories of the south may increase this list.

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  • The most remarkable of these is that by Francis Quignonez, cardinal of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme (1536), which, though not accepted by Rome,' formed the model for the still more thorough reform made in 1549 by the Church of England, whose daily morning and evening services are but a condensation and simplification of the Breviary offices.

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  • Four of the nominated members are selected on the ground mainly of their thorough acquaintance with " the reasonable wants and wishes " of the coloured races in South Africa.

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  • He had no thorough preparation for the task, and for the period down to the death of Constantius (361) was practically dependent on Rufinus.

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  • The apostles did not set themselves against the study of Greek literature and science; Paul had even made a thorough study of them himself.

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  • The boyhood and youth of Zachary Taylor were thus passed in the midst of the stirring frontier scenes of early Kentucky, and from this experience he acquired the hardihood and resoluteness that characterized his later life, although he inevitably lacked the advantages of a thorough education.

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  • Wattenbach was distinguished by his thorough knowledge of the chronicles and other original documents of the middle ages, and his most valuable work was done in this field.

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  • The sudden rise of the later Babylonian empire under Nebuchadrezzar, the son of Nabopolassar, must have tended to produce so thorough an amalgamation of the Chaldaeans and Babylonians, who had theretofore been considered as two kindred branches of the same original Semite stock, that in the course of time no perceptible differences existed between them.

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  • The draft bill of 1901 had left the autocratic power of the sovereign unchanged; the colonial bill as passed by the commission completely reversed the situation, replacing the absolutism of the king by thorough parliamentary control.

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  • A thorough use of this translation will not be possible until we have it in good critical editions, and acquaintance with its language ceases to be the monopoly of a few privileged individuals.

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  • His record of the relations between England and other states proves his thorough knowledge of contemporary European history, and is rendered specially valuable by his researches among manuscript sources which have enabled him to expound for the first time some intricate pieces of diplomacy.

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  • Charles was a thorough despot of the benevolent order, and had been deeply offended by the real or suspected share of the Jesuits in the riot of 1766.

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  • He was a good palaeographer and had a thorough knowledge of archives and manuscripts; and he soon won a first place among scholars of the history of medieval France.

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  • When, in the last decade of the 19th century, works of thorough architectural investigation and repair were undertaken in that building under the superintendence of Professor Luca Beltrami, a devoted foreign student, Dr Paul Muller-Walde, obtained leave to scrape for traces of Leonardo's handiwork beneath the replastered and whitewashed walls and ceilings of chambers that might be identified with these.

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  • The steel used throughout the entire structure should be subjected to the most thorough chemical and mechanical tests and inspection, first at the mill and subsequently at the fabricating shops and the building, ensure that Used.

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  • He was a thorough Calvinist, and entirely sympathized with the condemnation of the Arminians.

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  • Conn Bacach O'Neill, ist earl of Tyrone, determined to bring the O'Donnells under thorough subjection.

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  • A thorough examination of cycadean seeds has recently been made by Miss Stopes, more particularly with a view to a comparison of their vascular supply with that in Palaeozoic gymnospermous seeds (Flora, 1904).

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  • But no systematic exploration was attempted until the British Admiralty undertook a thorough survey of the whole group by Philip Parker King (1826-1828) and Robert Fitzroy (1831-1836).

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  • But Ito felt that his knowledge of foreigners, if it was to be thorough, should be sought for in Europe, and with the connivance of Choshu he, in company with Inouye and three other young men of the same rank as himself, determined to risk their lives by committing the then capital offence of visiting a foreign country.

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  • Of the Quadrumana there are at least seventeen distinct species, and this number may be increased after a thorough exploration of the forested eastern plains.

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  • We know his deep earnestness, and his thorough conviction of the truth of his new gospel.

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  • The latter's uncle, George Leather, was engineer of the Great Aire and Calder Navigation Company, of the Goole Docks, and other similar works, and Fowler passed occasionally into his employment, in which he acquired a thorough knowledge of hydraulic engineering.

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  • Smith himself more appropriately named it, from its effects, "thorough draining."

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  • The principal features of this invention are, first, a much more thorough purification of the burner-gas than had been practised up to that time, both in a chemical and a mechanical sense, and second, the prevention of superheating of the contact substance, which formerly always occurred by the heat generated in the process itself.

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  • He had become such a thorough Englishman in his views and prejudices, that by 1250 he was esteemed the natural exponent of all the wrongs of the realm.

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  • While in the north he was active in forcing the recusants to conform to the Church of England, preaching hundreds of sermons and carrying out thorough visitations.

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  • His knowledge of Greek and Latin was never thorough, nor had he any turn for critical niceties.

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  • Remains of Christian churches were disclosed by the thorough exploration carried out in1895-1896in view of the Barrage scheme, under the direction of Captain Lyons.

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  • The thorough saturation of the narrow space with aqueous vapour, and the presence of drain water in the cutting, were probably their chief preservatives - assisted by the high even temperature always found in the deeper headings of coal mines, and by the enormous compression of the confined air.

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  • For the thorough study of the church of St Sophia, the reader must consult the works of Fossati, Salzenburg, Lethaby and Swainson, and Antoniadi.

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  • In 1847-1848, during the reign of Abd-ul-Mejid, the building was put into a state of thorough repair by the Italian architect Fossati.

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  • He travelled in Russia, European Turkey and Asia Minor, gaining a thorough knowledge of Greek, Turkish and several Slavonic languages.

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  • The king and his ministers wished to strengthen the conservative element in the chambers, but only slight reforms were effected by the laws of 1874, 1876 and 1879, a more thorough settlement being postponed.

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  • Those who wanted a more thorough revolution wrought up the crowd and even respectable citizens wished to have the Removal king among them and amenable to their opinion.

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  • For this post he was especially fitted by his acquaintance with recent advances in science, and by his skill in a classical severity of demonstration, acquired by a thorough study of the works of the Greek geometricians.

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  • Abd-ar-rahman was tolerant, but it is highly probable that he was very indifferent in religion, and it is certain that he was a thorough despot.

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  • When further he teaches that the attainment of happiness depends almost entirely upon insight and right calculation, fortune having very little to do with it; that the pleasures and pains of the mind are far more important than those of the body, owing to the accumulation of feeling caused by memory and anticipation; and that an indispensable condition of mental happiness lies in relieving the mind of all superstitions, which can be effected only by a thorough knowledge of the physical universe - he introduces an ample area for the exercise of the philosophic intellect.

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  • But a thorough and systematic application of the principle to ethical psychology is first found in Hartley's Observations on Man (1748).

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  • He had now acquired a thorough knowledge of the Greek language, and had formed a large collection of Greek manuscripts.

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  • His thorough knowledge of the Servian language led him to reform the Cyrillic alphabet, in which several letters were redundant and certain sounds of the spoken language were unrepresented.

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  • It added religious education to the evangelical preaching and the thorough discipline already established, and so completed the reformer's ideal of a Christian commonwealth.

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  • He began his new rule by a vigorous attempt to assert his rights, warned the citizens of London not to withhold tithes, and decided appeals from the judgments of his suffragans during a thorough visitation of his province.

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  • In 1827 Dumont d'Urville in the "Astrolabe" surveyed them much more accurately, but the first thorough survey was that of the United States exploring expedition in 1840.

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  • But no thorough attempt was 33 0 made to separate the authentic works from those spurious works which had even then become mingled with them.

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  • Here he came under the influence of the prior, Robert Barnes, made the acquaintance of Sir Thomas More and of Thomas Cromwell, and began a thorough study of the Scriptures.

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  • In 1904 the British School at Athens began a thorough exploration of Laconia, and in the following year excavations were made at Thalamae, Geronthrae, and Angelona near Monemvasia, while several medieval fortresses were surveyed.

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  • He was a thorough Bohemian, and after his death the whole story of his life connexion with Truth was very candidly told in a series of admirable articles in its columns.

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  • After controverting the doctrine of the Millenaries, he urged various practical suggestions for the repression with a strong hand of current blasphemies, for a thorough revision of the authorized version of the Scriptures, for the encouragement of a learned ministry, and for a speedy settlement of the church.

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  • The father, though enlightened, had been a thorough despot; the son was sluggish and stupid to the verge of imbecility, but the despotism remained.

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  • Garstang must be followed by more thorough and intensive study before it can be possible to write in more than very general terms of anything but the well-known monuments left by Egyptian kings whose history is already tolerably familiar from other sources.

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  • James was a thorough sportsman, and his taste for racing, in which he freely indulged, caused him to think but little of the speed of even the best English horses.

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  • He concludes, on very thorough philological and other grounds, that this is with one possible slight exception the work of the same "Ambrosiaster."

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  • These three peaks are formed of eruptive rocks, surrounded by Jurassic beds which have undergone a thorough metamorphosis.

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  • Important additions to our knowledge of the fertile leaves and rhizomes of certain Rhaetic species of Dictyophylium and other genera have recently been made by Professor Nathorst of Stockholm, and Professor Richter of Quedlinburg has made a thorough investigation of the vegetative organs of Hausmannia,.

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  • His good-conduct notes for this period describe him as "docile, patient, diligent, painstaking, thorough."

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  • Consideration of these works is sufficient to show that Kant's mastery of the science of his time was complete and thorough, and that his philosophy is to be dealt with as having throughout a reference to general scientific conceptions.

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  • The more thorough explanation of the relation between experience as critically conceived and the individual subject was the problem left by Kant for his successors.

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  • His view of the ordinary logic was wide and comprehensive, though in his restriction of the science to pure form one can trace the influence of his earlier training, and it is no small part of the value of the critical philosophy that it has revived the study of logic and prepared the way for a more thorough consideration of logical doctrines.

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  • This drastic scepticism is the first and the most thorough exposition of agnosticism in the history of thought.

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  • The young girl was perfect at the job, not only thorough but perpetually happy to be doing even the most boring chore.

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  • After an hour and a half of sore but thorough pleasure, they left, exhausted, with rosy cheeks, wet backsides and aching ankles for the warmth and comfort of Bird Song and mugs of steaming hot chocolate.

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  • It would be at least four more weeks before the dairy would be in full production again, but each goat received a ration of oats and corn as well as a thorough examination.

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  • Perhaps his continued attachment to the case was simple curiosity or his promise to Cynthia Byrne to be thorough, or, he reluctantly admitted, a reason to maintain contact with the attractive woman.

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  • A thorough Environmental Impact Assessment, supplemented by further studies and liaison with key stakeholders, predicts no significantly adverse effects.

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  • Co-ordinators must ensure that pupils receive a thorough briefing prior to commencing their placement.

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  • Thorough brushing by carers and the use of antibacterial gels and fluoride help to prevent dental caries and gum disease.

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  • The unit is easily disassembled, enabling thorough cleaning.

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  • Phundria senses that much of the whole PC palaver just might have been a thorough waste of time.

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  • The study involved 84 people (aged 80 years or older) who were given a thorough clinical evaluation.

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  • Your attention to detail and thorough pursuance won through in what was a very difficult case.

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  • Training exercises should stress the importance of a thorough map reconnaissance to evaluate the terrain.

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  • But the most thorough refutation of the claim that Muhammad is the Comforter is found in this chapter in a larger book.

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  • It might require a thorough rethink of how we approach private Members ' Bills.

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  • This should be followed by a thorough rinse with clear water taking care to protect adjoining surfaces.

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  • Carry out a thorough weekly inspection of gooseberries from May onwards concentrating in the center of the bush for larvae of gooseberry sawfly.

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  • I started to dig again and my metal spade hit something else metal a big clang went thorough everybody's ears.

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  • The Help System SPSS has an extremely thorough Help system accessible from the Help menu.

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  • He amassed a remarkably thorough and varied collection of explorers ' accounts, geographic works, and maps for his personal library.

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  • For a program which performs a ' mission critical ' task for the organization using it the rationale must be sufficiently thorough.

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  • The document includes a very thorough description of all command line options.

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  • I've done a fairly thorough amount of altering to get the cart to server our purposes.

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  • And, as ever, History will do a reasonably thorough job of erasing the no-talent fools from popular consciousness.

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  • Follow the road for approximately 4 miles passing thorough Whitecroft village and into Parkend village.

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  • This site outlines the how research projects involving animals at the NIMR take place going thorough each stage of the process.

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  • There's rather a lot of it and it seems thorough.

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  • But at least the entries appear thorough since the author cites these different sources even when they appear conflicting and contradictory.

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  • They don't come much more thorough than this!

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  • Even if they do get thorough, their claim may falter due to a shortage of components.

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  • That winter Messrs. Rentokil came and did a thorough job on all exposed timberwork in the barn generally.

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  • It's as thorough an examination as any lawyer might ever need to read But this is no dusty tome.

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  • This contains a very thorough study of the mathematics tripos in the 19th century.

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  • His purposeful, yet unassuming, manner set the tone for what was a thorough inspiring evening.

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  • Our goal is to develop a thorough understanding of the technology that underpins the message you want us to deliver.

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  • The group has applied to conduct a thorough non-invasive study of this previously unstudied area.

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  • In case of unscarred pylorus the perforation can be excised followed by a pyloroplasty; truncal vagotomy is then added after thorough peritoneal lavage.

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  • Do not ever start a circuit training routine without a thorough warm-up that includes dynamic stretching.

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  • Fast thorough washing should follow the fixing, in order to eliminate every particle of hyposulphite from the film.

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  • His violent temper soon compelled him to resign this appointment, and for two years he and his son earned a precarious livelihood by translations in London - a practical education, however, exceedingly useful to the younger Forster, who became a thorough master of English, and acquired many of the ideas which chiefly influenced his subsequent life.

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  • There can be no doubt that he hated the queen, and bitterly resented his long disgrace at court, and also that he sincerely wished for a thorough reform of the government and the establishment of some such constitution as that of England; and no doubt such friends as Adrien Duport and Choderlos de Laclos, for their own reasons, wished to see him king of France.

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  • Perceval was a vigorous debater, specially excelling in replies, in which his thorough mastery of all the details of his subject gave him a great advantage.

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  • For a thorough study of the early history of Wyoming Valley see 0.

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  • The Instantiae of Gassendi appeared at Amsterdam in 1644 as a reply to the reply which Descartes had published of his previous objections; and the publication by Heinrich Regius of his work on physical philosophy (Fundamenta physices, 1646) gave the world to understand that he had ceased to be a thorough adherent of the philosophy which he had so enthusiastically adopted.

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  • That method, however, implied a careful study and comprehension of the results which accrued to man from reason and revelation, and a thorough grasp of all that had been done by man in relation to those two sources of human knowledge; and so, in his preliminary writings, Thomas proceeds to master the two provinces.

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  • In ancient times the country on both sides of the river was well irrigated below this point, the waters of the Tigris were under thorough control, and it and its lower tributaries, the 'Adhem and the Diyala, were made, by means of huge canals, to furnish great water-ways for the country between it and the Persian hills eastward.

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  • The work of Zwingli as a Reformer, important and thorough though it was, did not concern itself mainly with church polity.

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  • He also used other sources, and made a thorough study of the writings of Athanasius, but apart from some documents he has preserved, relating to the Arian controversy, he does not contribute much that is not to be met with in Socrates.

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  • Egypt, however, refused to make thorough inquiry into the massacre, and was only prevented from occupying Raheita and coming into conflict with Italy by the good offices of Lord Granville, who dissuaded the Egyptian government from enforcing its sovereignty.

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  • The simple classification employed by Professor James Geikie 3 into mountains of accumulation, mountains of elevation and mountains of circumdenudation, is not considered sufficiently thorough by German geographers, who, following Richthofen, generally adopt a classification dependent on six primary divisions, each of which is subdivided.

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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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  • At the end of the period of the concession the department comes into possession of the road and all its fixed appurtenances, and in the last five years of the period the department has the right to enter into possession of the line, and apply the revenue to putting it into a thorough state of repair.

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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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  • The yearly payments amount to $2.60 per acre under the present system; this amount covers the cost of maintenance and operation and also of a thorough drainage system, which is as important to the settler as irrigation.

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  • Governor Tryon manifested no sympathy for the oppressed and sought only the thorough suppression of the disturbance, which was organized in the spring of 1768 by Regulators, " for regulating public grievances and abuses of power."

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