How to use Tongues in a sentence
In 1804 the Bible, or some part of it, had been printed in about fifty-five different tongues.
Occasionally curly tongues of flame rose from under the roofs of the houses.
Tongues of flame here and there broke through that cloud.
He early developed a gift for languages, becoming familiar not only with Latin and Greek but also with Hebrew, Syriac, Persian, Turkish and other Eastern tongues.
So butchers rake the tongues of bison out of the prairie grass, regardless of the torn and drooping plant.Advertisement
The tragic death of the crown prince Rudolph hushed for a time the strife of tongues, and in the meantime Tisza brought into the ministry Ders6 Szilagyi, the most powerful debater in the House, and Sandor Wekerle, whose solid talents had hitherto been hidden beneath the bushel of an under-secretaryship. But in 1890, during the debates on the Kossuth Repatriation Bill, the attacks on the premier were renewed, and on the 13th of March he placed his resignation in the king's hands.
When he lighted the oil a hundred tongues of flame shot up, and the effect was really imposing.
But these wars were fought for the most part by alien armies; the points at issue were decided beyond the Alps; the gains accrued to royal families whose names were unpronounceable by southern tongues.
Meanwhile he supported himself by teaching on a very small scale, but his progress was such that at sixteen he had a good knowledge of Hungarian, Latin, French and German, and was rapidly acquiring English and the Scandinavian languages, and also Russian, Servian and other Slavonic tongues.
The utterance of these speech elements in definite order constitutes the roots and sentences of the various tongues.Advertisement
On the other hand the multitude of native American languages suggested that the migration to America took place after the building of the tower of Babel, and Siguenza arrived at the curiously definite result that the Mexicans were descended from Naphtuhim, son of Mizraim and grandson of Noah, who left Egypt for Mexico shortly after the confusion of tongues.
To use sections and divisions in the text as Pagnine in his translation useth, and for the verity of the Hebrew to follow the said Pagnine and Munster specially, and generally others learned in the tongues.
Du Bellay maintained that the French language as it was then constituted was too poor to serve as a medium for the higher forms of poetry, but he contended that by proper cultivation it might be brought on a level with the classical tongues.
There is a considerable trade in " lunch tongues."
This combination of eternal punishment with restless wandering has attracted the imagination of innumerable writers in almost all European tongues.Advertisement
For fifty years the main efforts of Louis were directed to defending his kingdom from the inroads of his Slavonic neighbors, and his detachment from the rest of the Empire necessitated by these constant engagements towards the east, gradually gave both him and his subjects a distinctive character, which was displayed and emphasized when, in ratifying an alliance with his half-brother, the West-Frankish king, Charles the Bald, the oath was sworn in different tongues.
The Norman princes protected all the races, creeds and tongues of the island, Greek, Saracen and Jew.
The kings understood Greek and Arabic, and their deeds and works were commemorated in both tongues.
He spoke all its tongues; he protected, as far as circumstances would allow, all its races.
The tale, true or false, that Frenchmen and Provencals were known from the natives by being unable to frame the Italian sound of c shows how thoroughly the Lombard tongue had overcome the other tongues of the island.Advertisement
Each tribe has a different ju-ju, and each speaks a separate language or dialect, the most widely diffused tongues being the Ibo and Efik, which have been reduced to writing.
The first portion of his Histoire de la Reformation, which was devoted to the earlier period of the movement in Germany, gave him at once a foremost place amongst modern French ecclesiastical historians, and was translated into most European tongues.
This was written between the years 1285 and 1295; but books of travel in the modern tongues had already begun to make their appearance.
Thomas Wilson, in the epistle prefixed to his translation of the Olynthiacs of Demosthenes (1570), has a long and most interesting eulogy of Cheke; and Thomas Nash, in To the Gentlemen Students, prefixed to Robert Greene's Menaphon (1589), calls him "the Exchequer of eloquence, Sir Ihon Cheke, a man of men, supernaturally traded in all tongues."
The leaf-cutter bees (Megachile) - which differ from Andrena and Halictus and agree with Osmia, Apis and Bombus in having elongate tongues - cut neat circular disks from leaves, using them for lining the cells of their underground nests.Advertisement
He spent his time mainly in Germany, visiting Italy, and increasing his acquaintance with the French, German, Italian and Spanish tongues.
Maclean and others, mapped the coast and huge glacier tongues as far east as long.
They are all called " Digger Indians " indiscriminately, although divided by a multiplicity of tongues.
The Dusun language, it is interesting to note, presents very curious grammatical complications and refinements such as are not to be found among the tongues spoken by any of the other peoples of the Malayan Archipelago or the mainland of south-eastern Asia.
Several hundred weekly publications are printed in English and foreign tongues, to minister to the needs of the Catholic population.Advertisement
His contemporary St Bonaventura complained publicly that he himself and his fellow-friars were often compelled to hold their tongues about the evil clergy; partly because, even if one were expelled, another equally worthless would probably take his place, but "perhaps principally lest, if the people altogether lost faith in the clergy, heretics should arise and draw the people to themselves as sheep that have no shepherd, and make heretics of them, boasting that, as it were by our own testimony, the clergy were so vile that none need obey them or care for their teaching."
The great god Ahuramazda, whom king and people alike acknowledge, has given them dominion over this earth afar, over many peoples and tongues; and the consciousness is strong in them that they are masters of the world.
The original native name of the race which spoke these tongues was Aryan.
The other ancient tongues and dialects of s family are known only by name; we read of peculiar idioms Sogdiana, Zabulistan, Herat, &c. It is doubtful whether the guages of the Scythians, the Lycians and the Lydians, of which dly anything remains, were Iranian or not.
The peculiar greatness and value of both Juvenal and Tacitus is that they did not shut their eyes to the evil through which they had lived, but deeply resented it - the one with a vehement and burning passion, like the " saeva indignatio " of Swift, the other with perhaps even deeper but more restrained emotions of mingled scorn and sorrow, like the scorn and sorrow of Milton when " fallen on evil days and evil tongues."Advertisement
Under the noble influence of Ferencz Kazinczy he became acquainted with the chief masterpieces of European literature in their original tongues.
On the walls of the grand marble staircase, which rises to the full height of the building, Kaulbach's cyclus of stereochromic pictures is painted, representing the six great epochs of human progress, from the confusion of tongues at the Tower of Babel and the dispersion of the nations to the Reformation.
Meanwhile his fame as a poet in the Latin and the vulgar tongues steadily increased, until, when the first draughts of the Africa began to circulate about the year 1339, it became manifest that no one had a better right to the laurel crown than Petrarch.
For all that known dialects prove to the contrary, on the one hand, there may have been one primitive language, from which the descendant languages have varied so widely, that neither their words nor their formation now indicate their unity in long past ages, while, on the other hand, the primitive tongues of mankind may have been numerous, and the extreme unlikeness of such languages as Basque, Chinese, Peruvian, Hottentot and Sanskrit may arise from absolute independence of origin.
She surprised her generation by being able to speak the many tongues of her subjects.Advertisement
But to all such precautions should be added the use of concrete or brickwork tongues running longitudinally at the bottom of the trench, such as those shown at a higher level in fig.
Then Paul himself lays hands on them and the Holy Ghost comes upon them, so that they speak with tongues and prophecy.
Among these ruins Klements found several very interesting MSS., some of them written in the language of the Uighurs, an ancient Turkish race, and others in tongues unknown.
In the end, thanks to an unusually powerful memory and determined energy, he acquired a knowledge of seven or eight tongues besides his own, including ancient and modern Greek.
Many of the Lapps are able to speak one or even two of the neighbouring tongues.Advertisement
The Gorgons are represented as winged creatures, having the form of young women; their hair consists of snakes; they are round-faced, flat-nosed, with tongues lolling out and large projecting teeth.
Celts, Germans, speakers of Sanskrit and Zend, Ldtins and Greeks, all prove by their languages that their tongues may be traced to one family of speech.
Vizcaya (Biscay)a tongue which is utterly unlike Celtic or Italian or any Indo-Germanic languagesuggests that the Iberians may have been an older people than the Celts and alien from them in race, though the attempts hitherto made to connect Basque with ancient traces of strange tongues in the Basque lands have not yielded clear results.
Persecution usually begets hysteria in its victims; and the more extravagant members of the party were far advanced on the road which leads to apocalyptic prophecy and "speaking with tongues."
The word is common to all the Romance tongues, appearing in more or less modified forms of the Latin fornax.Advertisement
Oh, that should squelch any wagging tongues.
Bad boy antics exhibition quot tongues located in the.
At least one member of each departing crew received a " blood chit " printed in a variety of oriental tongues.
Their throats are open graves; their tongues practice deceit.
What will be next, tongues and a quick grope?
After everyone has knocked back a few drinks, tongues gradually loosen, with varying results.
If you're feeling merciful tho, you can also offer food to the prisoners to try and loosen their tongues.
School, with a roll of 1000 boys and girls who speak 24 mother tongues.
In the East End of London, George Green secondary school has 800 pupils and among them over a hundred different mother tongues.
Adult butterflies sip nectar from flowers through their tongues, which act like straws.
For they say that all the others, in order to avoid odium, have expressly held their tongues.
They do not use their tongues to catch prey in water, relying instead on their minute teeth to grab onto the prey.
Nearly all had their eyes burnt quite out and their tongues were all shriveled up.
Remember in the case of double tenons, the width of the tenon is the sum of both tongues.
What they meant by freedom was the right to go about speaking in tongues and imposing a grim theocracy on everyone else.
A glass of wine to loosen the tongues -- not that anybody needed a glass of wine to help them speak.
And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, & it sat upon each of them.
Others, like the young man seeking " tongues " are made to feel unworthy.
With the passage of time and ale, the men grew friendlier and the buxom wenches lovelier - and tongues grew looser.
If, however, tongues must be heard in the public assembly, then let not more than three of the saints exhibit the gift, and they only in succession.
Tongues were, he felt, to cease whenever the perfect should come; and the believer who spoke with the tongues of men and of angels, if he had not love, was no better than the sounding brass and clanging cymbal of the noisy heathen mysteries.
And for this reason it is customary to appoint diviners or interpreters to be judges of the true inspiration."' From such passages as the above we infer that the gift of tongues and of their interpretation was not peculiar to the Christian Church, but was a repetition in it of a phase common in ancient religions.
The very phrase 'Xcboaais XaX€Zv, "to speak with tongues," was not invented by the New Testament writers, but borrowed from ordinary speech.
The book sprang into unexampled popularity, and was translated into at least twenty-three tongues.
So it was in Sicily also; of all the tongues of Sicily French was the most needful in the king's court ("Francorum lingua quae maxime necessaria esset in curia," says Hugo Falcandus, 321); but it was not an official tongue.
His parents were poor, and after a brief period of study in the village school of Barre, he was apprenticed at the age of fourteen to a maker of "buckle chapes," or tongues.
After completing his course of medical study at the university of Edinburgh he sailed in 1797 for India, where he was attached as surgeon to a regiment; and his knowledge of the native tongues and his capacity for business threw open to him the lucrative offices of interpreter and commissary-general.
Decazes was denounced as the new Sejanus, the modern Catiline; and when, on the 13th of February, the duke of Berry was murdered, clamorous tongues loudly accused him of being an accomplice in the crime.
Josephus, who as a priest knew the pronunciation of the name, declares that religion forbids him to divulge it; Philo calls it ineffable, and says that it is lawful for those only whose ears and tongues are purified by wisdom to hear and utter it in a holy place (that is, for priests in the Temple); and in another passage, commenting on Lev.
The, utterance of these speech elements in definite order constitutes the roots and sentences of the various tongues.
After his conversion, he resolved to devote himself to evangelical work among the heathen, to write an exposure of infidel errors, and to promote the teaching of foreign tongues in seminaries.
Is it because he 's anti speaking in tongues?
It is hid from the secret counsel of the wicked and the strife of tongues.
Suddenly four wicked red tongues of flame stabbed the sky.
While infants who are first learning to eat tend to push their baby food back out with their tongues, eventually they stop this practice.
However, infants with cerebral palsy may continue to have difficulty controlling their tongues, continuing to push food back out instead of taking it in.
Cats bathe themselves with their tongues.
Lets kiss with tongues!" moments are not going to happen in front of his friends, trust me.
Your dress should be tasteful and elegant without causing tongues to wag.
In December of 2007, Vince and Jennifer sent the tabloid tongues a-waggin', when they were seen around Hollywood looking awfully cozy.
The public thrives on that type of gossip and loves to cluck their tongues at celebrities who fall to the pressures of daily living, proving they're no different than anyone else.
Any time a female celebrity is viewed as attractive, tongues start to wag as to what her true weight is, natural hair color is, and if she's had any plastic surgery.
The two have been spotted out at various Hollywood hotspots having lunch over the past few months, but what got tongues wagging was when Tila told the world that Meghan was her new girlfriend.
Taylor Momsen - The Gossip Girl star makes sure that tongues wag when she enters the room in outfits that are meant to flatter her figure, but fall far short.
Those with larger tongues or larger neck areas are prone to suffer from sleep apnea.
Many children with MPS III develop seizures, sleeplessness, thicker skin, joint contractures, enlarged tongues, cardiomyopathy, behavior problems, and mental retardation.
This factor may be due to the characteristic facial abnormalities and relatively large tongues of Down-syndrome children.
Angelman's syndrome was first described in 1965 by Harold Angelman, who noted that a group of children in his medical practice had flat heads, made jerky movements, held their tongues in a protruding way, and had curious bouts of laughter.
One gets a sense that people from all over the world are in San Francisco It is a surround-sound theater of foreign tongues.
Maybe you feel that for once, you'd like to be the girl that steals the spotlight, leaves tongues wagging and has the party clamoring for more.
American Idol is no stranger to controversy, or popularity, and the Kara DioGuardi bikini moment that hit the airwaves certainly kept tongues wagging.
These black Gucci cotton-blended swim trunks will definitely have tongues wagging.
The show featured Snuggies for adults, kids and dogs and seemed to be much enjoyed by those who kept their tongues firmly in their cheeks.
You can touch your tongues together and ease into the kissing session.
If these two do get into a romantic relationship, they may have to curb their tongues when it comes to nit-picking each other.
You won't find blindingly-white sneakers with huge tongues here.
Most are designed with curved toes and heels that improve an individual's balance and stability, and foam padded tongues and collars to relieve or eliminate skin chafing.
Yes, people really do choose to tattoo their faces, have jewelry inserted in their tongues, hands and genitals, submit to branding and other forms of scarification and even have body parts removed.
You'll find pictures of pierced lips, tongues, noses, and eyebrows.
For up to a week after piercing, people with freshly pierced tongues have to be very careful when eating, and smoking is not recommended until the piercing has healed.
Among the many cultures who routinely practiced body piercing in bygone days were ancient Mesoamericans like the Aztecs, who pierced tongues as part of ritualistic blood sacrifices.
Babies are wired for doing lots of imitation, and they should pounce on the opportunity to exchange coos, stinging tongues out and doing the usual baby-parent routine.
Put the two together and you'll have to watch your step because jaws will drop and tongues will hang from everyone's mouths.
In addition, Randi's unsuspecting family members were rewarded with $100,000 each for biting their tongues and allowing the farce to unfold.
The good guys are quick-witted with tongues in their cheeks, making light of the worst situations, while the bad guys are dastardly arrogant and snide.
Ardalambion, Of the Tongues of Arda, is one of several websites dedicated to Tolkien's elves.
It would only cause him more trouble, both with the trip and wagging tongues.
Great masses of granite, syenite and diorite were intruded at this period, and send tongues even into the andesitic tuffs.
Nevertheless, or rather for this very reason, its symbols found their way into the rising literature of the vulgar tongues, and helped to quicken the fancy of the artists employed upon church buildings and furniture.
There is no suggestion of the popular idea that the mitre symbolizes the " tongues of fire " that descended on the heads of the apostles at Pentecost.
The city proper occupies two indented tongues of land, having a water frontage on Port Jackson, and extending from Rushcutter's Bay on the east to Blackwattle Bay on the west, a distance of 8 m., nearly two miles of which is occupied by the Domain and the botanical gardens.
But the different nations and tongues of modern Europe were now beginning to assert their individuality, and men's interests ceased to be predominatingly ecclesiastical.
But the words thus arrived at represent a language on which other known tongues throw little or no light, and their meaning is usually to be guessed only.
If the theories hitherto held with regard to the origin of the Japanese people be correct, close relationship should exist between the Japanese and the Korean tongues, and possibly between the Japanese and the Chinese.
The legislation against Baptists (about 1644-1678) and the persecution of the Quakers (especially 1656-1662) partook of the brutality of the time, including scourging, boring of tongues, cutting of ears and in rare cases capital punishment.
The most cultivated of the native tongues is the Javanese, and it is spoken by a greater number of people than any of the others.
The culminating summits of the ranges generally present the appearance of a flat, rounded swelling, and when they are crowned with glaciers, as many of them are, these shape themselves into what may be described as a mantle, a breastplate, or a flat cap, from which lappets and fringes project at intervals; nowhere do there exist any of the long, narrow, winding glacier tongues which are so characteristic of the Alps of Europe.
The Holy Spirit was supposed to be manifest in various striking ways, in prophecy, speaking with tongues and miracle working.
Polish Literature The Polish language belongs to the western branch of the Slavonic tongues, and exhibits the closest affinities with the Czech or Bohemian and Lusatian Wendish.
The old age of Trembecki appears to have been ignoble and neglected; he had indeed "fallen upon evil days and evil tongues"; and when he died at an advanced age all the gay courtiers of whom he had been the parasite were either dead or had submitted to the Muscovite yoke.
Medieval literature abounds in references to Tristan and Iseult, and their adventures were translated into many tongues and are found depicted in carvings and tapestries.
The result of these various forms of Italian influence has been that all the other tongues of the island have died out before the advance of a peculiar dialect of Italian.
It would be rash to deny that traces of other dialects may not have lingered on; but Greek and Arabic were the two written tongues of Sicily when the Normans came.
Till the end of the 12th century Sicily was the one land where men of divers creeds and tongues could live side by side.
Below them was a vast space, at the bottom of which was a black sea with rolling billows, through which little tongues of flame constantly shot up.
The crowds of men who merely spoke the Greek and Latin tongues in the Middle Ages were not entitled by the accident of birth to read the works of genius written in those languages; for these were not written in that Greek or Latin which they knew, but in the select language of literature.
Hard as it may be, I'll tell them all to hold their tongues and will hide it from the count.
Boy, did the tongues wag!
My baby stirred within me today and were I not so bundled in winter garb the few times when I venture out, surely all the wagging tongues in town would know of my maternal state.
Giraffes are inhabitants of open country, and owing to their length of neck and long flexible tongues are enabled to browse on tall trees, mimosas being favourites.
The narrow tongues of the silvered surface will now reflect corresponding parts of the star-spectrograph, and will obliterate corresponding parts of the solar spectrograph - as shown in figs.
From the epistles of Paul, who thanked God that he spake with tongues more than all or any of his Corinthian converts, we can gather a just idea of how he regarded this gift and of what it really was.
But, secondly, the pneumatic utterances technically known as speaking with tongues failed to reach this level of intelligibility; for Paul compares "a tongue" to a material object which should merely make a noise, to a pipe or harp twanged or blown at random without tune or time, to a trumpet blaring idly and not according to a code of signal notes.
Unless, therefore, he that has the gift of tongues also possess the gift of interpreting his exclamations, or unless some one present can do so for him, he had not better exercise it in church.
Nor let them exhibit it at all, unless there is some one present who can interpret the tongues and tell the meeting what it all means.
If the whole congregation be talking with tongues all at once, and an unbeliever or one with no experience of pneumatic gifts come in, what will he think, asks Paul.
The writer of Acts ii., anxious to prove that Providence from the first included the Gentiles in the Messianic Kingdom, assumes that the gift of tongues was a miraculous faculty of talking strange languages without having previously learned them.
The faithful talking with tongues were taken by bystanders for drunken men, but intoxicated men do not talk in languages of which they are normally ignorant.2 Paul on the whole discouraged glossolaly.
The gift of tongues was suitable rather to children in the faith than to the mature.
The Sacerdotale indicates as one of the symptoms of possession the ability of the possessed to talk other tongues than his own.
These tongues are magnetized by the inducing action of a strong horse-shoe permanent magnet, S N, which is made in a curved shape for the sake of compactness.
The function of the " combiner " in each receiving instrument is so to group the received combination of positive and negative currents that they operate polarized relays in such a manner that the position of the tongues corresponds with the operation of the levers on the transmitter.
When Count Roger at last found himself lord of the whole island, he found himself lord of men of various creeds and tongues, of whom his own Norman followers were but one class out of several.
Before the Norman Conquest England had two official tongues; documents Sicily.
Documents were drawn up in such and so many of these tongues as was convenient for the parties concerned; not a few private documents add a fourth tongue, and are drawn up in Greek, Arabic, Latin and Hebrew.
In neither case is the actual speech of the conquerors one of the tongues in formal use.
In England, English, French, Latin, were the three tongues of a single nation; they were its vulgar, its courtly and its learned speeches, of which three the courtly was fast giving way to the vulgar.
In Sicily, Greek, Arabic, Latin and its children were the tongues of distinct nations; French might be the politest speech, but neither Greek nor Arabic could be set down as a vulgar tongue, Arabic even less than Greek.
It is to be noted that his own letters contain, both at this time and later on, express disproof of that miraculous gift of tongues with which he was credited even in his lifetime, and which is attributed to him in the Breviary office for his festival.
Apart from tradition, Samoan is the most archaic of all the Polynesian tongues, and still preserves the organic letter s, which becomes h or disappears in nearly all the other archipelagos.
High above all the medley of kindreds and tongues, untrammelled by national traditions, for he had outgrown the compass of any one nation, invested with the glory of achievements in which the old bounds of the possible seemed to fall away, stood in 324 the man Alexander.
Asia Minor (Arzawa), who write in non-Semitic tongues and are supposed to have been Hittites.
The three tongues of Palermo are Greek, Arabic and Latin.