Understood sentence example

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  • The girl understood and began to clear them.
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  • But my teacher had been with me several weeks before I understood that everything has a name.
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  • He stood at the back, and, though he had heard hardly anything, understood everything in his own way.
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  • "I understood," he replied with a smile.
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  • He didn't know if he understood what he was doing.
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  • His sense of humor wasn't well understood by many.
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  • I wasn't sure I understood what he was asking and said so.
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  • They spread their wings and opened their mouths to show that they understood his words.
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  • It was something her parents never understood... which was probably why they moved to Fayetteville.
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  • By the end of their conversation, he understood why she laughed, too.
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  • I understood why he needed to defang Darkyn.
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  • She'd stayed after she turned eighteen, because he was the only one who understood her strange gift.
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  • He hated the idea but understood the necessity, especially after finding the second compass in the hands of demons within a week.
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  • The only word she understood was Bordeaux.
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  • If Sarah thought she understood Yancey's moods, she was mistaken.
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  • Had she ever understood how honorable and good he was?
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  • They could not see the speeding horse, but they heard the clatter of its hoofs far down the road, and they understood the cry, "Up! up! and defend yourselves!"
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  • Her secret now revealed, Gabriel understood why she'd refused to tell him.
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  • Now human, she understood what she had done.
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  • Jule understood the importance of her appearance, just as he knew all bets were off once she was revealed.
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  • He understood that the Black God can never truly kill the White God for fear of unleashing the Original Beings, who would crush him.
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  • Martha Washington understood my signs, and I seldom had any difficulty in making her do just as I wished.
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  • And read I did, whether I understood one word in ten or two words on a page.
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  • Suddenly, he understood why the Watcher couldn't find her.
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  • Uncertain if she understood him or not, Deidre studied him.
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  • Only now, she understood he was manipulating her.
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  • They said that a gentleman farmer, who was behind the scenes, wanted to double his money, which, as I understood, amounted to half a million already; but in order to cover each one of his dollars with another, he took off the only coat, ay, the skin itself, of Walden Pond in the midst of a hard winter.
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  • There was passion and a deep longing she innately understood only she was able to fill.
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  • He understood it was in their best interest to protect humanity.
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  • That was understood from the beginning.
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  • As soon as historians of different nationalities and tendencies begin to describe the same event, the replies they give immediately lose all meaning, for this force is understood by them all not only differently but often in quite contradictory ways.
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  • Gabriel understood why the old standard was gone.
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  • It was helpful to know that he heard and understood what she was saying.
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  • Before she became a human, she never understood him or what he felt and thought.
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  • The puzzled curiosity on the features of Darkyn's mate made Deidre wonder if the girl fully understood what had happened.
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  • His eyes wandered over her face, but he gave no indication that he understood her, much less that he wanted to respond.
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  • There was a moment of realization as he understood her brave actions, and then a snap as the line let loose and he tumbled backwards like some mortally wounded game bird shot from the sky, arms outstretched, scream muffled in his mask.
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  • Much of the work carried on by these organisms is not clearly understood; there are, however, certain processes which have been extensively investigated and to these it is necessary to refer.
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  • She'd never understood his waffling.
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  • He understood the pain it would bring.
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  • Logically, he understood Mike's decision.
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  • With a sinking feeling, Dusty understood Sofi's concern better.
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  • It must not have been totally unheard of if they all understood what it was.
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  • Deidre had the sense of speaking a different language, even though she understood his words.
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  • In Montana, where 10 percent of residents spoke German and another 10 percent were of German descent, ministers weren't allowed to preach in German to congregants who understood no English, and one town publicly burned German textbooks, the Bozeman Daily Chronicle reported.
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  • He understood my signs, and I knew it and loved him at once.
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  • You must remember, dear teacher, that Greek parents were very particular with their children, and they used to let them listen to wise words, and I think they understood some of them.
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  • When I was a little older I felt the need of some means of communication with those around me, and I began to make simple signs which my parents and friends readily understood; but it often happened that I was unable to express my thoughts intelligibly, and at such times I would give way to my angry feelings utterly....
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  • I was never angry after that because I understood what my friends said to me, and I was very busy learning many wonderful things.
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  • Anatole did not release him, and though he kept nodding to show that he understood, Anatole went on translating Dolokhov's words into English.
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  • Pierre understood nothing of all this and coloring shyly looked in silence at Princess Anna Mikhaylovna.
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  • The French colonel with difficulty repressed a yawn, but was polite and evidently understood Balashev's importance.
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  • He understood that latent heat (as they say in physics) of patriotism which was present in all these men he had seen, and this explained to him why they all prepared for death calmly, and as it were lightheartedly.
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  • The other generals, however, understood it and, leaving aside the question of Moscow, spoke of the direction the army should take in its retreat.
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  • He understood that for him the storm had blown over, and that Kutuzov would content himself with that hint.
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  • "It's not our call," Martha answered, though by her tone, I suspected she understood where I was coming from.
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  • The same part of her that recoiled at draining dead men's magic also understood one truth: she was no match for her father, if he decided to bury her with them.
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  • He understood why she'd looked at Dusty before telling him about Claire.
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  • While she indicated how saddened she was at the news she understood.
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  • I tried to think calmly and finally understood.
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  • She'd accepted her father, because there was no one else who understood her.
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  • Deidre approached unbidden and stood before him, wishing she understood him and their bond better.
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  • Dean quickly understood this was no social call.
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  • He spoke in front of Maria's uncomprehending presence, although statements like "Martha, no" were readily understood.
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  • That he understood now how he needed to break rules from time-to-time to preserve his domain was gratifying after years of him judging her for it.
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  • He had to remain a compassionate Death, one who understood what it was to live.
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  • It was also a warning, one Gabriel understood innately, that Deidre belonged to the Dark One.
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  • The firm assertion of Darkyn's mate that she bore no one ill-will made more sense when he understood why she said it.
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  • Something about him touched her on a level that left her feeling at peace, as if he, too, understood what it was to face death each day and struggle to see the light instead of the surrounding darkness.
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  • He understood why Rhyn never let Katie out of arm's reach when they were in the same room.
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  • She understood why Daniela kept feeding her brandy the night before.
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  • She understood why he liked the spot; the scent of honeysuckle and herbs was thick in the air, the manicured gardens pleasant to look at and the awning providing the right amount of cool shade from the midmorning Georgia sun.
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  • Deidre almost understood why the portals brought her wherever this was.
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  • "Yeah. That I understood," Gabe replied.
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  • He'd been ignoring the extent of the power available from the souls for fear of violating the Code, which he now understood was not binding in the face of a threat like Darkyn.
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  • Definitely some advice from someone who understood make-up better and a real hair stylist who could figure out how to un-pink hair.
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  • The logical side of her understood that Darkyn's offer of fixing her was a better option than dying on the operating table.
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  • But right now, Jade needed someone who understood him, as only Sasha always had.
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  • She.d seen the acrimonious relationship between him and Kris and understood some of what made them enemies.
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  • Rhyn understood without asking.
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  • Tears began to spill down her face as she understood the depth of Gabriel.s pain.
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  • It was a word Andre had used that Rhyn never understood.
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  • Just when she thought she understood the rules of the Immortals, they changed.
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  • Now he understood Rhyn.s powerful motivator, and he was both impressed and horrified.
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  • She.d cheered Rhyn.s sudden appearance but then quickly understood what it meant: only one of them was going to walk away from this.
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  • She couldn't help wondering if Evelyn really understood that going to his home country would mean she'd hear this kind of nonsense all the time.
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  • From what I understood, that guy and Romas's eldest brother have personal issues with each other and are constantly hazing each other.
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  • If only she understood our culture better.
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  • I need you to take me to a spaceship so I can arrange to go home, she said with exaggerated slowness to make sure he understood despite her faulty translator.
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  • She understood him and obviously felt the same energy he did when they touched.
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  • Having spent most of his years in battle, he understood when a traditional approach would not work with an unusual opponent.
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  • He understood why Ne'Rin had refused to allow her to wear the translator with visitors.
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  • He understood better the tension between Ne'Rin and nishani after several hesitant stories from Talal of their discussions.
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  • Two moons rose, and the four warriors around her kept to a path only they understood.
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  • "Just a little …" She didn't finished but sensed he understood.
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  • She loved her friend but understood if Evelyn was there, it wasn't necessarily for her.
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  • I understood you to say you'd be staying with us for some time.
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  • Fred understood this and volunteered to ski with Donnie while the others took a couple of runs from the higher elevations.
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  • Here, easy accessibility, great ice in a deep, narrow gorge, facilities close by and a park run by people who understood the sport and emphasized safety, made for an ideal package.
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  • They understood each other in a way no one else ever could.
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  • He wanted to scream at him; to demand an explanation, but understood how fruitless that would be and measured his best course to remain calm.
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  • She acted graciously with all the guests, yet he could pick up subtle nuances that affirmed whether she was speaking to someone who genuinely understood art, or a snob who merely bought it to be in vogue.
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  • She immediately understood where his mind had gone and chuckled wickedly.
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  • He understood the pain of turning your back on your family.
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  • He understood her anxiety stemmed mostly from worrying Connor would leave like Standish had.
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  • No one here understood that they were surrounded by an enemy even Brady couldn't figure out yet.
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  • For once, she almost understood Brady's ability to kill without regret.
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  • Andre always said Death was more dangerous than the Dark One, because he understood what the Dark One wanted.
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  • Randy just smiled in a way that said he understood.
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  • He understood and accepted her.
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  • He didn't take her up on the hill because he understood.
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  • Josh was the only one who ever understood.
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  • Certainly she understood his perspective better.
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  • He understood the value of a gentle caress and a soft spoken word.
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  • Surely he understood the importance – both to her and the church.
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  • "Father was not a man easily understood," Claire said, darkness crossing her features.
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  • Jenn pitied him but couldn't bring herself to speak, not when she, too, barely understood what was going on.
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  • "Ikir Damian would've understood danger is part of my job," she said, rising.
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  • I'm not sure I understood much of what you just said.
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  • She was at war with herself, a war he understood too well.
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  • "Understood. I stole your woman," Darian said.
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  • He was a man who understood power.
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  • You've used everyone to win a war that none of us understood.
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  • He felt the uncanny sensation that she understood his tormented existence.
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  • This danger Taran understood.
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  • The emotions subsided as she understood her danger to be over.
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  • Taran understood the look intimately.
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  • Abruptly she understood the warning from Sami and Ledden.
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  • He suspected Sirian was Memon's spy and couldn't help but wonder if Memon understood how deep ambition ran in a man like Sirian.
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  • "You have never understood the danger in challenging me," he stated.
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  • He understood the depth of her fear.
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  • She understood his hatred for Memon, the man who had robbed him of more than his sight.
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  • It was nice having someone who could talk knowledgably about the animals – someone who not only understood their interest, but shared it.
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  • It was so nice having someone to talk to – someone who understood how I felt.
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  • Unable to speak, she nodded to show she understood.
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  • Sloping shoulders, huge biceps, wide chest, lean abdomen … Now she understood rule number three and why it had the most exclamation points.
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  • Gerry was still wary, and Xander understood why.
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  • Unable to read her mind, he almost understood what might be more than one night of fun about the woman.
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  • He doesn't necessarily want to be understood.
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  • Xander understood; it was the same reaction Ingrid gave him whenever he claimed he could cook.
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  • She understood why the girls who left his bed were so dazed.
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  • She understood why Jonny wanted it.
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  • She'd warned them not to be freaked out but understood it wasn't possible.
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  • Xander understood that some part of Jessi was stuck in hard core denial, the kind that needed irrefutable proof that she had no other alternatives.
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  • Xander understood how dangerous of a weapon he was; Eden exploited it once before.
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  • Of course, Xander now understood the frustration of knowing something was wrong without knowing exactly what.
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  • She seemed proud of herself for outmaneuvering Xander, a sentiment Jessi readily understood.
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  • Xander understood why it was that the Others were suddenly targeting him and the power of the gem.
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  • Logically, he understood they were needed, but it didn't make things feel better.
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  • She understood why Jonny might want it but not why he seemed so uncertain.
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  • She hoped he understood this, if nothing else.
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  • Xander understood the question Sofi wouldn't tell him, the one he had the answer to already.
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  • It's universally understood that you're off-limits.
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  • I understood that when I made my choice.
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  • No one has better understood or more skilfully portrayed the artistic temperament - the musician, the actor, the poet - and no French writer before her had so divined and laid bare the heart of a girl.
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  • No Englishman ever understood the native character so well as Hastings; none ever devoted himself more heartily to the promotion of every scheme, great and small, that could advance the prosperity of India.
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  • The other parts of the instrument will be readily understood from the figure without further explanation.
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  • The other members of the group are relative and dependent, and only to be understood as in various degrees subordinate to the primitive conception.
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  • It proposes to set forth the genesis of the existing universe from principles which can be plainly Lh understood, and according to the acknowledged laws of the transmission of movement.
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  • Revelation is a source of knowledge, rather than the manifestation in the world of a divine life, and its chief characteristic is that it presents men with mysteries, which are to be believed even when they cannot be understood.
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  • The first book, after a short introduction upon the nature of theology as understood by Aquinas, proceeds in 119 questions to discuss the nature, attributes and relations of God; and this is not done as in a modern work on theology, but the questions raised in the physics of Aristotle find a place alongside of the statements of Scripture, while all subjects in any way related to the central theme are brought into the discourse.
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  • The duties of the skip will already be understood by inference.
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  • What followed in the second and third years of the Celman administration can only adequately be described as a debauchery of the national honour, of the national resources, of the rights of Argentines as citizens of the republic. Buenos Aires was still prostrate under the crushing blow of the misfortunes of 1880, and lacked strength and power of organization necessary to raise any effective protest against the proceedings of Celman and his friends when the true character of these proceedings was first understood.
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  • Martyrer, 137), Kai is to be inserted before ll paacs, and this to be understood as the name of the metropolis.
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  • Its most suggestive likenesses are indicated above, but further evidence may render the similarity less striking when the meaning of it is more fully understood.
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  • The business of the scientist is to explain everything by the physical causes which are comparatively well understood and to exclude the interference of spiritual causes.
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  • If, therefore, one understood the signs noted on a particular liver, one entered, as it were, into the mind - as one of the manifestations of soul-life of the deity who had assimilated the being of the animal to his own being.
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  • It but remains to call attention to the fact that the earlier view of the liver as the seat of the soul gave way among many ancient nations to the theory which, reflecting the growth of anatomical knowledge, assigned that function to the heart, while, with the further change which led to placing the seat of soul-life in the brain, an attempt was made to partition the various functions of manifestations of personality among the three organs, brain, heart and liver, the intellectual activity being assigned to the first-named; the higher emotions, as love and courage, to the second; while the liver, once the master of the entire domain of soul-life as understood in antiquity, was degraded to serve as the seat of the lower emotions, such as jealousy, anger and the like.
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  • His moderate and trimming attitude was understood neither by the extreme Independents nor by the Presbyterians.
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  • How far he was above his contemporaries, how little appreciated or understood by them, is shown by the absence of references to him in other Greek writers, and by the fact that his work had no effect in arresting the decay of mathematical science.
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  • The young man said he understood but sounded confused at Dean's sudden absence from their lives, though he didn't press for an explanation.
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  • 8 is not 'to be understood literally.
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  • But before long he came to understand, as no other commander of the age save Gustavus understood it, the value of true "shock-action."
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  • He understood their problem and it helped galvanize him to volunteer to help them.
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  • The speed of a cable is given in words per minute, the conventional number of five letters per word being understood, though in actual practice, owing to the extensive use of special codes, the number of letters per word is really between eight and nine; and this forms a considerable factor in lowering the earning capacity of a cable.
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  • These distance effects were not understood at the time, or else were referred simply to ordinary induction.
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  • The apparatus is exceedingly complicated and can only be understood by reference to very detailed diagrams.
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  • This will be better understood if we consider shortly on what the chief characteristics of sound depend.
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  • Considering the time at which he wrote, Reis seems to have understood very well the nature of the vibrations he had to reproduce, but he failed to comprehend how they could be reproduced by electricity.
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  • His fundamental idea - the interruption of the current - was a fatal mistake, which was not at the time properly understood.
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  • The plant generally understood by this name is Nepenthes, a genus containing nearly sixty species, natives of tropical Asia, north Australia and (one only) of Madagascar.
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  • These conditions made a territorial system of recruiting or organization, as understood in Germany, practically impossible.
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  • But Victor Emmanuel on this occasion proved the greater statesman of the two; he understood that, hard as it was, he must content himself with Lombardy for the present, lest all be lost.
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  • 2 Lotze is not to be understood as guaranteeing the actuality of Bible miracles.
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  • It does not, as has been sometimes asserted, in any way establish a representative system, as this is understood to-day.
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  • By budding is understood the formation of a new individual from a fresh growth of undifferentiated material.
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  • Other variations in the mode of growth or budding bring about further differences in the building up of the colony, which are not in all cases properly understood and cannot be described in detail here.
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  • It can only be understood by subordinating the mechanical conception to the vital, by conceiving the world as one organism animated by a spiritual principle or intelligence (Weltseele).
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  • It would seem that up to the 4th century of our era the Sinhalese had written exclusively in their own tongue; that is to say that for six centuries they had studied and understood Pali as a dead language without using it as a means of literary expression.
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  • At that date the science of chemistry was very imperfectly known, and the real constituents of ordinary remedies so little understood that different virtues were attributed to different products containing the same constituents.
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  • The subject of patent medicines is but little understood by the general public. Any medicine, the composition of which is kept secret, but which is advertised on the label for the cure of diseases, must in Great Britain bear a patent medicine stamp equal to about one-ninth of its face value.
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  • The significance of these phenomena, which present many minor modifications in different cases, is nol fully understood, but one purpose of the formation of phloem promontories and islands seems to be the protection of the sieve-tubes from crushing by the often considerable peripheral pressure that is e~ercised on the stems of these lianes.
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  • The means by which such a supply is ensured are by no means clearly understood, but many agencies are probably at work.
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  • The working of it is not at all completely understood at present, nor can we say exactly what is the part played by the pigment and what is the rfile of the protoplasm of the plastid.
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  • More indirect methods, such as the grafting of less resistant scions on more vigorous stocks, of raising special late or early varieties by crossing or selection, and so on, have also met with success; but it must be understood that resistant in such cases usually means that some peculiarity of quick growth, early ripening or other life-feature in the plant is for the time being taken advantage of.
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  • When the nature and effect of ecological factors have become more fully understood, it will be possible to dispense with the above artificial classification of factors, and to frame one depending on the action of the various factors; but such a classification is not possible in the present state of knowledge.
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  • Even here, however, general agreement has not ~en reached; and the questions involved in relating the facts the distribution of plant communities to the factors of the tbitat are very imperfectly understood.
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  • In the present state of knowledge, however, this can only be done in a very meagre fashion; as the effect of habitat factors on plants is but little understood as yet either by physiologists or ecologists.
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  • The effect of common salt on the metabolism of plants is not understood.
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  • The effect of lime on plants is less understood even than the effect of common salt.
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  • Sahel thus understood comprises regions which form the inter mediate zone between the fertile lands of the Sudan and the desert.
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  • is a flat disk, circular or elliptical in outline, had in the ideas time of Homer acquired a special definiteness by the introduction of the idea of the ocean river bounding the whole, an application of imperfectly understood observations.
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  • Himilco, a contemporary of Hanno, was charged with an expedition along the west coast of Iberia northward, and as far as the uncertain references to this voyage can be understood, he seems to have passed the Bay of Biscay and possibly sighted the coast of England.
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  • They felt they must resist him to the death, and with the troops scattered throughout Italy, and the newly enfranchised Italians, to whom it was understood that Sulla was bitterly hostile, they counted confidently on success.
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  • These are instances, now well understood, that almost every organic system, even when studied by itself, may yield valuable indications as to the natural affinities of the various groups of birds.
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  • At all stages of religious development, however, and more especially in the case of the more primitive types of cult, prayer as thus understood occurs together with, and shades off into, other varieties of observance that bear obvious marks of belonging to the same family.
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  • When the rustic talks in the vernacular to his horse he is not much concerned to know whether he is heard and understood; still less when he mutters threats against an absent rival, or kicks the stool that has tripped him up with a vicious "Take that!"
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  • The fact that many of the most important works were written in Arabic, the vernacular of the Spanish Jews under the Moors, which was not understood in France, gave rise to a number of translations into Hebrew, chiefly by the family of Ibn Tibbon (or Tabbon).
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  • The montes, by which are understood plantations as well as native thickets, produce among other woods the algarrobo, a poor imitation of oak; the guayabo, a substitute for boxwood; the quebracho, of which the red kind is compared to sandalwood; and the urunday, black and white, not unlike rosewood.
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  • This is not nobility in the true sense; it is not nobility as nobility was understood either in the French kingdom or in the Venetian commonwealth.
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  • We have seen how much this takes away from the true notion of nobility as understood in the aristocratic commonwealths.
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  • The language of government and trade is English, which is understood far and wide throughout Liberia.
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  • The sacred literature of the Balinese is written in the ancient Javanese or Kawi language, which appears to be better understood here than it is in Java.
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  • The laws and relations of the cyclones and anti-cyclones in Russia are not yet thoroughly understood.
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  • Partly from disappointment and nervous exhaustion, and partly from a conviction that the country required rest in order to judge the practical results of the reforms already accomplished, the tsar refrained from further initiating new legislation, and the government gave it to be understood that the epoch of the great reforms was closed.
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  • When the British government seemed disposed to use coercive measures for the protection of the Armenians, he gave it clearly to be understood that any such proceeding would be opposed by Russia.
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  • No adequate definition is to be found even in the British statute-book; for although g parliament has on different occasions passed acts dealing with such railways both in Great Britain and Ireland, it has not inserted in any of them a clear and sufficient statement of what it intends shall be understood by the term, as distinguished from an ordinary railway.
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  • It must be understood that a railway described as " light " is not necessarily built of narrower gauge than the standard.
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  • S5) that Elohim as a plural form for the name of the Hebrew deity " can hardly be understood otherwise than as a comprehensive expression for the multitude of gods embraced in the One God of Old Testament religion," in other words that it presupposes an original polytheism.
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  • - What is commonly understood by thermochemistry is based entirely on the first law of thermodynamics, but of recent years great progress has been made in the study of chemical equilibrium by the application of the second law.
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  • Hebrew religious institutions can be understood from the biblical evidence studied in the light of comparative religion; and without going afield to Babylonia, Assyria or Egypt, valuable data are furnished by the cults of Phoenicia, Syria and Arabia, and these in turn can be illustrated from excavation and from modern custom.
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  • Their writings are to be understood in the light of their age and of the conditions which gave birth to them.
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  • There were physicians who understood the use of herbs, and must be rewarded when their help was invited.
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  • Agriculture, which is well understood, is the chief industry.
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  • The distinguishing characteristic of scholasticism is the acceptance by reason of a given matter, the truth of which is independent of rational grounds, and which remains a presupposition even when it cannot be understood.
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  • Stripped of its definitely miraculous character, the doctrine of the inner light may be regarded as the familiar mystical protest against formalism, literalism, and scripture-worship. Swedenborg, though selected by Emerson in his Representative Men as the typical mystic, belongs rather to the history of spiritualism than to that of mysticism as understood in this article.
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  • This arrangement may be understood by reference to the following diagram, representing the relative position of the stamens in orchids generally and in Cypripedium.
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  • (b) Indian influence may be defined as Buddhism, if it is understood that Buddhism is not at all periods clearly distinguishable from Hinduism.
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  • It has been understood as if Reid had merely appealed from the reasoned conclusions of philosophers to the unreasoned beliefs of common life.
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  • It is a remarkable fact, not yet understood, that in certain Enchytraeidae and Lumbriculidae the spermathecae open into the oesophagus as well as on to the exterior.
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  • The latter became particularly attached to him, and really understood his character; and it is strange that his remarks upon Mirabeau in the fragment of autobiography which he left, and Mirabeau's letters to him, should have been neglected by French writers.
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  • Such was Mirabeau's programme, from which he never diverged, but which was far too statesmanlike to be understood by the poor king, and far too positive regarding the altered condition of the monarchy to be palatable to the queen.
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  • Luard supposes that Matthew never intended his work to see the light in its present form, and many passages of the autograph have against them the note offendiculum, which shows that the writer understood the danger which he ran.
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  • Oriental pessimism, at least as understood by Europeans, is best exemplified in Buddhism, which finds in human life sorrow and pain.
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  • With one symbol for an unknown, it will easily be understood what scope there is foradroit assumptions, for the required numbers, of expressions in the one unknown which are at once seen to satisfy some of the conditions, leaving only one or two to be satisfied by the particular value of x to be determined.
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  • Mill remarks that the uncertainty hanging over the very elements of moral and social philosophy proves that the means of arriving at the truth in those sciences are not yet properly understood.
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  • The significance of the amount of money involved varies greatly for different trades, and can only be understood by reference to the character and habits of the people concerned.
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  • " Unless this one matter," he says, " be thoroughly understood, it is to no purpose proceeding any further in our inquiry."
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  • It may mean what is ordinarily understood by the word - climate, rainfall, railway rates or anything else except " indestructible powers of the soil."
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  • It is now understood that they are Euthyneurous Gastropods adapted to natatory locomotion and pelagic life.
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  • 38, C, but may be better understood by a glance at the figures of the allied genus Umbrella (fig.
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  • (1 5591 5.88), who understood but little of state affairs, Friis was well-nigh omnipotent.
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  • Thereupon Napoleon, in order to grace the new regime by an act of clemency, pardoned Moreau, it being understood that he must leave France.
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  • His was a mind that worked wonders in well-worn grooves and on facts that were well understood.
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  • In 1756 he was asked by Newcastle to become prime minister as the alternative to Pitt, but Granville, who perfectly understood why the offer was made, declined and supported Pitt.
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  • We may remark that fleas possess no wings, but are understood to possess a true pupa.
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  • The first volume of this, containing the land-birds, appeared in 1797 6 - the text being, it is understood, by Beilby - the second, containing the water-birds, in 1804.
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  • 4 Merrem, as did many others in his time, calls the coracoids "clavicultiae "; but it is now well understood that in birds the real claviculae form the furcula or " merry-thought."
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  • His sources for the teachings of Jesus are the "Memoirs of the Apostles," by which are probably to be understood the Synoptic Gospels (without the Gospel according to St John), which, according to his account, were read along with the prophetic writings at the public services.
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  • He considered the incarnation of Christ as the necessary manifestation to man of an eternal sonship in the divine nature, apart from which those filial qualities which God demands from man could have no sanction; by faith as used in Scripture he understood to be meant a certain moral or spiritual activity or energy which virtually implied salvation, because it implied the existence of a principle of spiritual life possessed of an immortal power.
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  • As a parliamentarian he was very clear-headed, and thoroughly understood how to lead a party.
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  • It is generally understood that the products of fractional distillation, even in the laboratory, are not identical with the hydrocarbons present in the crude oil, but are in part produced by the action of heat upon them.
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  • The rationale of this treatment is not fully understood, but the action appears to consist in the separation or decomposition of the aromatic hydrocarbons, fatty and other acids, phenols, tarry bodies, &c., which lower the quality of the oil, the sulphuric acid removing some, while the caustic soda takes out the remainder, and neutralizes the acid which has been left in the oil.
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  • 3 Since 1163 the importance of acquiring Egypt had, as we have seen, been definitely understood, and 3 M.
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  • Their function is still little understood.
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  • I), be reverent in visiting the house of God (the temple and the connected buildings) 1 The clause is obscure; literally" he (or, one) rises at (?) the voice of the bird,"usually understood to refer to the old man's inability to sleep in the morning; but this is not a universal trait of old age, and besides, a reference to affairs in the house is to be expected; the Hebrew construction also is of doubtful correctness.
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  • The supreme importance of a study of Greek antiquities on the spot, long understood by scholars in Europe and in America, has gradually come to be recognized in England, where a close attention to ancient texts, not always adequately supplemented by a course of local study and observation, formerly fostered a peculiarly conservative attitude in regard to the problems of Greek archaeology.
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  • Ignatius, however, says nothing about so important a matter; indeed he understood the vision to mean that many things would be adverse to them, and told his companions when they reached the city that he saw the windows there closed against him.
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  • These two are so constantly connected that the one cannot be understood without the other.
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  • Even then he had a great reputation at Moscow as one who thoroughly understood "German ways and things."
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  • It had already been understood that the various genera of the Ratitae were the representatives of so many different groups, each of which was at least equivalent to ordinal rank, and that therefore, if the Ratitae were still to be considered a natural group, this common ancestry must be referred to a remote geological epoch.
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  • It is readily understood why men imbued with the authority of tradition should prosecute the search for a substance which would confer unlimited wealth upon the fortunate discoverer.
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  • Usually, when the symbols of the elements are written or printed with a figure to the right, it is understood that this indicates a molecule of the element, the symbol alone representing an atom.
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  • could do was done to make the design of the piece understood.
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  • But these cases, when properly understood and calmly viewed, do not carry conviction against the epistle.
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  • 587), is generally understood to have taken place not here but at Roncesvalles, which is nearly 40 m.
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  • The mole-hills and serrated ridges of medieval maps were still in almost general use at the close of the 18th century, and are occasionally met with at the present day, being cheaply produced, readily understood by the unlearned, and in reality preferable to the uncouth and misleading hatchings still to be seen on many maps.
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  • Their testimony in this respect is the better understood when we bear in mind the large amount of perjury in the law courts, and profane swearing in general which prevailed at the time when the Society took its rise.
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  • It is in the communities in which the military order obtained an ascendancy over the sacerdotal, and which were directly organized for war, that slavery (as the word is commonly understood) had its natural and appropriate place.
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  • But it is not so well understood that slavery discharged important offices in the later social evolution - first, by enabling military action to prevail with the degree of intensity and continuity requisite for the system of incorporation by conquest which was its final destination; and, secondly, by forcing the captives, who with their descendants came to form the majority of the population in the conquering community, to an industrial life, in spite of the antipathy to regular and sustained labour which is deeply rooted in human nature.
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  • When the nature of the slave trade began to be understood by the public, all that was best in England was adverse to it.
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  • His figures regarding the width of the different kinds of papyri have generally been understood to concern the width (or height) of the rolls, as distinguished from their length.
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  • In the more recent hymns of the Rig-Veda and in later India, on the other hand, only evil spirits are understood by asuras, while in Iran the corresponding word ahura was, and ever has continued to be, the designation of God the Lord.
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  • The following is a list of the inhabited isles, proceeding from south to north; but it will be understood that they do not lie in a direct line, that several are practically on the same latitude, that the bulk are situated off the east and west coast of Mainland, and that two of them are distinctly outlying members of the group. The figures within brackets.
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  • Of other agricultural crops those of fruits are of greatest importance - bananas (which are planted about once in three years), pine-apples (planted about once in five years), coco-nuts, oranges, &c. The coco-nut industry has long been largely confined to the region about Baracoa, owing to the ruin of the trees elsewhere by a disease not yet thoroughly understood, which, appearing finally near Baracoa, threatened by 1908 to destroy the industry there as well.
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  • To some extent the real level of military expenditure has been masked by the separation of certain payments into " extraordinary " expenditure, a course which, it is understood, has not been followed in the budgets of the " new regime," and which will not be revived.
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  • of their day, were immeasurably ahead of their times, and both also understood to the full the strategic art of binding and restraining the independent will power of their opponents, an art of which Marlborough and Frederick, Wellington, Lee and Moltke do not seem ever even to have grasped the fringe.
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  • Eaton and others have given us valuable works or monographs on the family; but the subject still remains little understood, partly owing to the great difficulty of preserving such delicate insects; and it appears probable they can only be satisfactorily investigated as moist preparations.
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  • Germany and Russia had, temporarily at all events, withdrawn from the cooperation, but France came in for the first time in 1920, and it was understood that the United States was likely to join in the scheme of investigation.
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  • They are usually insoluble in water, alcohol and ether; and their presence as solutes in vegetable and animal fluids is not yet perfectly understood, but it is probably to be connected with the presence of salts or other substances.
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  • His diary shows how little he understood, or cared for, the business of a king.
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  • Nietzsche's writings must be understood in their relation to these circumstances of his life, and as the outcome of a violent revolt against them on the part of an intensely emotional and nervous temperament.
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  • Its exact function is not fully understood.
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  • The exact manner in which isoprene passes into caoutchouc is also not understood.
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  • It must, however, be distinctly understood that it is not the mere admixture but the actual combination of sulphur with indiarubber that causes vulcanization.
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  • When the proper degree 0 is < w a factor ao -e must be of course understood.
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  • Whether Plato understood these forms as actually existent apart from all the particular examples, or as being of the nature of immutable physical laws, is matter of discussion.
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  • Apart altogether from the facts that this investigation is still in its infancy and that the conditions of experiment are insufficiently understood, its ultimate success is rendered highly problematical by the essential fact that real scientific results can be achieved only by data recorded in connexion with a perfectly nortnal subject; a conscious or interested subject introduces variable factors which are probably incalculable.
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  • It is understood, unless otherwise expressed, that the judgment shall be in accordance with the law by which civilized nations have agreed to be bound, whenever such law is applicable.
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  • It was clearly understood that the Boers would aim to establish a republican government over the whole of South Africa, and that the terms of peace simply meant greater bloodshed at no distant date.
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  • Taken strictly his words state the position of extreme Nominalism; but even if we were not forbidden to do so by other passages, in which the doctrine of moderate Realism is adopted (under cover of the current distinction between the singular as felt and the pure universal as understood), it would still be unfair to press any passage in the writings of this period.
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  • He held that in Spain the Catholic faith was not understood by the people, and that their ignorance was the pressing danger.
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  • There can be no doubt that if Cobden had been satisfied to devote all his energies to commercial life he might soon have attained to great opulence, for it is understood that his share in the profits of the business he had established amounted to from £8000 to £10,000 a year.
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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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  • It was not, indeed, simply a reactionary or undemocratic measure; it was, as The Times correspondent pointed out, " a measure sui generis, designed to defeat the objects of the universal suffrage movement that compelled the Coalition to take office in April 1906, and framed in accordance with Magyar needs as understood by one of the foremost Magyar noblemen."
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  • Its deep underlying causes can only be understood in the light of the whole of Hungarian history.
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  • He also made If we remember that by " blood " Aristotle understood " red blood," and that he did not know of the existence of colourless blood, his primary division is not a bad one.
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  • It must be understood that the above argument distinctly assumes that the different parts of the object are self-luminous, or at least that the light proceeding from the various points is without phase relations.
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  • The Istitutioni and Dimostrationi Armoniche deal, like most other theoretical works of the period, with the whole science of music as it was understood in the 16th century.
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  • Fletcher was one of the few parish clergy who understood Wesley and his work, yet he never wrote or said anything inconsistent with his own Anglican position.
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  • 5-12) in the Elohistic form, though the last two books of the Psalter are generally ' This must be understood of the whole collection as completed, not of all its component parts.
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  • This does not necessarily prove that " the technical terms of the Temple music had gone out of use, presumably because they were already become unintelligible, as they were when the Septuagint version was made "; for it does not follow that technical musical terms which had originated in the Temple at Jerusalem and were intelligible in Palestine would have been understood in Egypt.
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  • It is, however, probable that the title soon came to be understood of David's authorship, with the result that further notes were added indicating the situation in David's life to which the psalms appeared to be appropriate.
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  • Now that the ascription " to David " was understood of David's authorship before the time of the LXX.
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  • Both include psalms which are most naturally understood as referring to the persecution of Antiochus Epiphanes and to the Maccabaean victories, and cannot therefore be separated by a long interval of time.
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  • 7-10, is most easily understood of the time when the Lord who had shown Himself strong and mighty by His victories over the heathen returned in triumph to His Temple in 164 B.C. - in the days of Zerubbabel or of Nehemiah Jehovah had not recently shown Himself " mighty in battle."
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  • In Egypt by the translators of the Septuagint these terms were not understood.
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  • The South African Primary System includes a complex of rocks as yet little understood.
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  • It must, however, be acknowledged that these relationships are very imperfectly understood.
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  • Their distribution, other than in the south-eastern districts, is imperfectly understood.
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  • The decision was in favour of Waterboer, who had, on the 25th of August 1870, before the appointment of the arbitration court, offered his territory to Great Britain, and it was understood by all the parties interested that that offer would be accepted.
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  • The history of the Transvaal is more complete and better understood to-day than it was in 1877, and no one who acquaints himself with the facts will deny that Shepstone acted with care and moderation.
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  • In Johannes 1 Jameson, speaking at Durban on the 9th of August 1910, declared that the raid was not racial in the sense usually understood, but an effort towards federation.
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  • What is understood by a" tone " in this language is distinguished in reality, not by the number of sonorous vibrations which belong to it, but rather by a use of the vocal apparatus special to each.
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  • The two systems of folds meet about Barquisimeto, where the structure becomes very complex and is not thoroughly understood.
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  • Army orders were issued at 5 a.m., but still the urgency of the situation was so little understood that had they been verbally adhered to the force of the II.
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  • By mucoid is understood a soft gelatinous substance containing mucin, or pseudomucin, which is normally secreted by the epithelial cells of both the mucous membranes and glands.
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  • The significance of glycogen in large amounts, or of its absence from the tissues in pathological conditions, is not clearly understood.
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  • to have made it his object to reform these evils, to reconcile scientific acquirements and practical skill, to bring back the unity of medicine as it had been understood by Hippocrates, and at the same time to raise the dignity of medical practitioners.
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  • Galen was as devoted to anatomical and, so far as then understood, physiological research as to practical medicine.
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  • Van Helmont (1578-1644) was a man of noble family in Brussels, who, after mastering all other branches of learning as then understood, devoted himself with enthusiasm to medicine and chemistry.
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  • In particular the fluctuations of the pulse in fevers and inflammations were better understood, and accurately registered; and we can scarcely realize now that before Harvey the time of the pulse seems not to have been counted by the watch.
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  • The part of the pancreas in digestion also is better understood.
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  • The conditions of diet and digestion in children are now far better understood, and many of their maladies, formerly regarded as organic or incomprehensible, are cured or prevented by dietetic rules.
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  • He, however, soon realized that the charters of one town can only be understood by comparing them with those of other towns, and he was gradually led to continue the work which Augustin Thierry had broadly outlined in his studies on the Tiers Etat.
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  • Of metaphysics proper Voltaire neither then nor at any other time understood anything, and the subject, like every other, merely served him as a pretext for laughing at religion with the usual reservation of a tolerably affirmative deism.
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  • 2 ought both to be understood, most probably, of ordinary burnt-offerings.
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  • 369) is grateful to the deity, being indeed the most essential part of the sacrifice, or at least the vehicle by which alone it can successfully be conveyed to its destination, is also a very early one, if not absolutely primitive; and survivals of it are possibly to be met with even among the most highly cultured peoples where the purely symbolical nature of all religious ritual is most clearly understood and maintained.
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  • The Egyptians understood the use of incense as symbolical of the purification of the soul by prayer.
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  • It was imperative that everyone understood the rules so that this would not happen again.
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  • Kolbe was a very successful teacher, a ready and vigorous writer, and a brilliant experimentalist whose work revealed the nature of many compounds the composition of which had not previously been understood.
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  • It will be readily understood from the above account of the process of production that optical glass, relatively to other kinds of glass, is very expensive, the actual price varying from 3s.
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  • The term flint-glass is now understood to mean a glass composed of the silicates of potash and lead.
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  • The metals to be referred to are always understood to be given in the compact (frozen) condition, and that, wherever metals are enumerated as being similarly attacked, the degree of readiness in the action is indicated by the order in which the several members are named - the more readily changed metal always standing first.
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  • (a) The Anglo-Saxon legal system cannot be understood unless one realizes the fundamental opposition between folk-right and privilege.
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  • were to be recalled, the emperor was to establish the new government, "it being understood that liberty is to be preserved."
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  • Some crystallizers are made entirely cylindrical, and are connected to the condenser of the vacuum pan; in order to maintain a partial vacuum in them, some are fitted with cold-water pipes to cool them and with steam pipes to heat them, and some are left open to the atmosphere at the top. But the efficiency of all depends on the process of almost imperceptible yet continuous evaporation and the methodical addition of syrup, and not on the idiosyncrasies of the experts who manage them; and there is no doubt that in large commercial processes of manufacture the simpler the apparatus used for obtaining a desired result, and the more easily it is understood, the better it will be for the manufacturer.
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  • In former days, when refining sugar or " sugar baking " was supposed to be a mystery only understood by a few of the initiated, there was a place in the refinery called the " secret room," and this name is still used in some refineries, where, however, it applies not to any room, but to a small copper cistern, constructed with five or six or more divisions or small canals, into which all the charcoal cisterns discharge their liquors by pipes led up from them to the top of the cistern.
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  • The treatment and solution of these problems is what is called " philosophy " in the strict sense of the word, which for that reason coincides with methodology speculatively understood.
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  • From the above account it will be understood that not one of the four chief soil constituents is in itself of value for the growth of crops, yet when they are mixed, as they usually are in the soils met with in nature, one corrects the deficiencies of the other.
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  • The same process was used for centuries after Pliny, but its rationale was not understood.
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  • Menshikov understood perfectly the principles on which Peter's reforms were conducted, and was the right hand of the tsar in all his gigantic undertakings.
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  • They seem to have understood them at once, and, like much else Roman, to have made them their own with out material change.
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  • The Divine oracles had ever pointed to the Christian Covenant, and had been so understood by the men of God in Israel, whereas the apostate people had turned aside to keep the ceremonial letter of the Law at the instigation of an evil angel (ix.
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  • He understood the intention of Mahomet as to foreign nations, and set himself resolutely to carry it out in the face of much difficulty.
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  • For the man of the towns its vocabulary was too copious to be easily understood, and in the age of linguistic studies many commentaries were written to explain words and idioms.
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  • Chemistry proper was not understood, but Arabian writings on alchemy led Europe to it later.
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  • 13) does not necessarily imply the capital, it is most naturally understood of Rome.
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  • He was fanatically devoted to the Constitution as he understood that document, and in his course during the war he was not, as his enemies asserted, trying to aid the Confederates, but merely desirous of restoring "the Union as it was."
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  • It is likely that the name was differently understood in different periods and.
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  • A.)] After the assassination of President Lincoln a disposition was shown by his successor, Andrew Johnson, to deal severely with the Confederate leaders, and it was understood that indictments for treason were to be brought against General Lee and others.
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  • The alternate increase and diminution of volume is easily understood in forms with flexible zooecia.
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  • Each of the members of this series is one degree more special than the member before it, and depends upon the facts of all the members preceding it, and cannot be fully understood without them.
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  • His first wife, who died at Oxford on the 15th of February 1553, was disinterred in 1551 and tried for heresy; legal evidence was not forthcoming because witnesses had not understood her tongue; and instead of the corpse being burnt, it was merely cast on a dunghill in the stable of the dean of Christ Church.
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  • The life of Martineau was so essentially the life of the thinker, and was so typical of the century in which he lived and the society within which he moved, that he can be better understood through his spoken mind than through his outward history.
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  • But it has to be clearly understood that there is here no mention of a flowergarden in the Occidental sense of the term.
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  • By the term archaic is to be understood the pure Japanese language of earliest times, and by the term classical the quasi-Chinese language which came into use for literary purposes when Japan appropriated the civilization of her great neighbors.
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  • Newspapers, as the term is understood in the West, did not exist in old Japan, though block-printed leaflets were occasionally issued to describe some specially stirring event.
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  • From the time when they began to cast bronze statues, Japanese experts understood how to employ a hollow, removable core round which the metal was run in a skin just thick enough for strength without waste of material; and they also understood the use of wax for modelling purposes.
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  • From these doorways, generally left open, the interior light is principally obtained, windows, as the term is generally understood, being rare.
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  • In short, the little chisel becomes in his fingers a painters brush, and when it is remembered that, the basis upon which he works being simply a thread of silk, his hand must be trained to such delicacy of muscular effort as to be capable of arresting the edge of the knile at varying depths within the diameter of the tiny filament, the difficulty of the achievement will be understood.
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  • But although the use of the potters wheel had long been understood, the objects produced were simple utensils tc contain offerings of rice, fruit and fish at the austere ceremonials of the Shinto faith, jars for storing seeds, and vessels for commor domestic use.
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  • cloisonn enamelling was practised in the manner now understood by the term; when foreign merchants began to settle in Yokohama, several experts were working skilfully in Owari after the methods of Kaji Tsunekichi.
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  • gave it to be understood that he would not look upon any member of the House of Lords who voted for the India Bill as his friend.
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  • There is no doubt that Harley, who understood the influence wielded by Defoe, made some conditions.
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  • The corresponding changes in the case of the mixture Tuvw are easily understood - the first halt at U, due to the crystallization of pure B, will probably occur at a different temperature, but the second halt, due to the simultaneous crystallization of A and B, will always occur at the same temperature whatever the composition of the mixture.
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  • In the United Kingdom the excise duty is eleven shillings per proof gallon of alcohol, while the customs duty is eleven shillings and 5' g fivepence; the magnitude of these imposts may be more readily understood when one remembers that the proof gallon costs only about sevenpence to manufacture.
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  • The action is not properly understood; it may be due to the reducing gases (hydrogen, hydrocarbons, &c.) which are invariably present in wood charcoal.
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  • the doctrines of the Church of England as understood by himself.
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  • Parkman was the first great literary author who really understood the Indian's character and motives.
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  • But he is easily read and understood.
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  • Its elementary nature was imperfectly understood; and the impure specimens obtained by the early chemists explain, in some measure, its confusion with tin, lead, antimony, zinc and other metals; in 1595 Andreas Libavius confused it with antimony, and in 1675 Nicolas Lemery with zinc. These obscurities began to be finally cleared up with the researches of Johann Heinrich Pott (1692-1777), a pupil of Stahl, published in his Exercitationes chemicae de Wismutho (1769), and of N.
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  • As the forgotten history of Oriental antiquity has been restored to us, it has come to be understood that, politically speaking, the Hebrews were a relatively insignificant people, whose chief importance from the standpoint of material history was derived from the geographical accident that made them a sort of buffer between the greater nations about them.
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  • The general nature of the phenomena is thus easily understood; but it is at a maximum at pressures comparable with a millimetre of mercury, at which the free path is still small, the greater number of molecules operating in intensifying the result.
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  • But the earl of Lennox, Darnley's father, understood Moray to mean that as early as January 21-22, 1567, the house of Kirk o' Field, where Darnley was slain, had already been mined.
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  • It will readily be understood, for example, that a copy will be halfsize if the distance of the object from the instrument is double the distance of the instrument from the copy.
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  • It was borne by three kings of the Achaemenian dynasty of ancient Persia; though, so long as its meaning was understood, it can have been adopted by the kings only after their accession to the throne.
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  • It was understood that the trade of the victor would be secure.
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  • In addition to his native tongue he could read Latin and understood Greek, but he was unable to write, and Einhard gives an account of his futile efforts to learn this art in later life.
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  • Green mud differs to a greater extent from the blue mud, and owes its characteristic nature and colour to the presence of glauconite, which is formed inside the cases of foraminifera, the spines of echini and the spicules of sponges in a manner not yet understood.
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  • The importance of the osmotic pressure of sea-water in biology will be easily understood from the fact that a frog placed in sea-water loses water by exosmosis and soon becomes 20% lighter than its original weight, while a true salt-water fish suddenly transferred to fresh water gains water by endosmosis, swells up and quickly succumbs.
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  • The facts regarding carbonic acid in sea-water are even less understood, for here we have to do not only with the solution of the gas but also with a chemical combination.
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  • The general lines of the currents of the oceans are fairly well understood, and along the most frequented ocean routes the larger seasonal variations have also been ascertained.
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  • of Portugal was prosecuting inquiries regarding access to India his first object was to open communication with "Prester John of the Indies," who was understood to be a Christian potentate in Africa.
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  • On the continent of Europe it is customary to consider coal as divisible into two great classes, depending upon differences of colour, namely, brown coal, corresponding to the term "lignite" used in England and France, and black or stone coal, which is equivalent to coal as understood in England.
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  • By the term " ash " is understood the mineral matter remaining unconsumed after the complete combustion of the carbonaceous portion of a coal.
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  • The nature of the Coal Measures will be best understood by v1.19 considering in detail the areas within which they occur in Britain, together with the rocks with which they are most intimately associated.
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  • That literature, especially in the Augustan age, is not to be thoroughly understood without due appreciation of the character of the Alexandrian school.
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  • If that literature was to be a power in the world, it must be handed down to posterity in a form capable of being understood.
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  • REFORMATION The Reformation, as commonly understood, means the religious and political revolution of the 16th century, of which the immediate result was the partial disruption of the Western Catholic Church and the establishment of various national and territorial churches.
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  • He, at least, among the well-known scholars eagerly espoused Luther's cause, as he understood it.
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  • Luther's gospel was one of love and confidence, not of fear and trembling, and came as an overwhelming revelation to those who understood and accepted it.
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  • The edict of Worms was entirely in harmony with the laws of Western Christendom, and there were few among the governing classes in Germany at that time who really understood or approved Luther's fundamental ideas; nevertheless - if we except the elector of Brandenburg, George of Saxony, the dukes of Bavaria, and Charles V.'s brother Ferdinand - the princes, including the ecclesiastical rulers and the towns, commonly neglected to publish the edict, much less to enforce it.
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  • He induced the diet to promise to execute the edict of Worms as far as that should be possible; but it was generally understood that it was impossible.
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  • as previously understood, auricular confession, and monastic vows, the objections to which are stated with much vigour.
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  • The clergy were bidden to exhort their hearers to the " works of charity, mercy and faith, specially prescribed and commanded in Scripture, and not to repose their trust or affiance in any other works devised by men's phantasies beside Scripture; as in wandering to pilgrimages, offering of money, candles or tapers to images or relics, or kissing or licking the same, saying over a number of beads, not understood or minded on, or in such-like superstition."
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  • This can be understood only by a study of the details, of Descartes' philosophy (see Cartesianism).
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  • But Kant's refutation of subjective idealism and his vindication of the place of the object can be fully understood only.
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  • empiricism in the metaphysical system of Leibnitz, whose theory of self-determined monads can be understood only when taken in the light of the assertion of the rights of the subject against the substance of Spinoza and the atoms of the materialist.
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  • 6 By Caphtor the Septuagint has sometimes understood Cappadocia, which indeed may be valid for its age, but the name is to be identified with the Egyptian K(a)ptar, which in later Ptolemaic times seems to mean Phoenicia, although Keftiu had had another connotation.
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  • In Arizona, Mexico and Peru, reservoirs and aqueducts prove that hydrotechny was understood.
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  • Their weapons were all individual, not one co-operative device of offence being known among them, although they understood fortification.
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  • In order to obtain an intelligent grasp of the religion of tribes in their several culture provinces, it must be understood: (i) That the form of belief called animism by Tylor (more correctly speaking, personeity), was universal; everything was somebody, alive, sentient, thoughtful, wilful.
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  • Isaac's great aim was to restore the former strict organization of the government, and his reforms, though unpopular with the aristocracy and the clergy, and not understood by the people, certainly contributed to stave off for a while the final ruin of the Byzantine empire.
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  • But matter is not, in his system, to be understood with the common meaning, but with a deeper sense as the substratum of all conscious and physical existence; and thus the laws of being are identified with the laws of thought.
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  • Several of the bones, however, could not be understood until the much later discoveries of Mr S.
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  • It has been in the past a source of much perplexity to observers of transits, but is now understood to be a result of irradiation, produced by the atmosphere or by the aberration of the telescope.
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  • That many years, perhaps two generations, must elapse before the more serious of these changes would be accepted by Turkish Moslems was well understood.
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  • A properly understood worship of gods and demons is quite compatible with a purified monotheism, and they might as well give up the mad idea of winning the authorities over to their faith, or of hoping to attain anything like universal agreement on divine things.
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  • Yet Christian orthodoxy, which itself has, all but uniformly, understood this passage of the spiritual radiation throughout the world of the Word before His incarnation, has been aided towards such breadth as to the past by the Johannine outlook into the future.
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  • A variety of spices - the wealth of the land - are named on these altars, as rand, ladanum, costus, tarum, &c. Frankincense appears as luban, and there are other names not yet understood.
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  • As to (a), it is obvious that atheism from the standpoint of the Christian is a very different conception as compared with atheism as understood by a Deist, a Positivist, a follower of Euhemerus or Herbert Spencer, or a Buddhist.
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  • In some quarters the force of the new Japanese army was well understood, and the estimates of the balance of military power formed by the minister of war, Kuropatkin, coincided so remarkably with the facts that at the end of the summer of 1903 he saw that the moment had come when the preponderance was on the side of the Japanese.
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  • He understood that political materialism, selfishness and corruption in federal administration afford the strongest possible argument for those who advocate strengthening the independent power of the separate states at the expense of nationalism.
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  • people understood it, and threw his effective influence into the framing of legislation under which the Federal government is now successfully combating the illegal acts of the powerful trusts.
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  • "If the sovereign power is to be understood in this fuller, less abstract sense, if we mean by it the real determinant of the habitual obedience of the people, we must look for its sources much more widely and deeply than the analytical jurists do; it can no longer be said to reside in a determinate person or persons, but in that impalpable congeries of the hopes and fears of a people bound together by common interest and sympathy, which we call the common will" (Green's Works, 2.404).
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  • The proportions are now better understood.
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  • Now it is well understood that in many positions this system is the simplest and most economical method of bridging.
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  • Now it is understood that care must be taken in specifying the exact quality and in testing the material supplied.
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  • The real nature of the action is not well understood, but the word fatigue may be used, if it is not considered to imply more than that the breaking stress under repetition of loading diminishes as the range of variation increases.
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  • "Make him a great man, but do it slowly l" said Frederick, who thoroughly understood the characters of his son and of his minister.
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  • Though only sixteen he understood Latin, German and Italian as well as his mother tongue.
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  • Every deputy might speak in his mother tongue; but custom had brought it about that, in order to be understood by the whole House, the members of Parliament spoke German.
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  • They can be explained, partly by the origin of the State - for the most part through a voluntary union of countries possessed by a strong sense of their own individuality - partly by the influence in Austria of the Germanic spirit, well understood by the Slays, which has nothing of the Latin tendency to reduce all questions of administration to clear-cut formulae as part of a logically consistent system.
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  • He understood German and Greek as well as his mother-tongue, and could express himself fluently in Latin.
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  • She had grasped the principles of hygiene, which were then beginning to be understood, and she applied them to the reform of the hospital administration.
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  • When it is understood that there are over 30,000 Chinese, Annamese, Burmese and other Asiatic foreign subjects living in Siam, the importance to the country of this change will be to some extent realized.
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  • If he understood that his kingdom was treated as a mere dependence by France, he also thought it due to his "face" to make believe that he was a powerful monarch.
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  • Even where the Latin tongue was not understood by the people, the Church preserved it in the Mass and in the administration of the sacraments, in her exorcisms and in her benedictions.
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  • Returning now to the actinula, this form may, as already stated, develop into a medusa, a type of individual found only in the Hydrozoa, as here understood.
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  • But law may mean ethical rule, and the Antinomians so understood it, and interpreted Luther's declaration to mean that believers are not under the dominion of the moral law.
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  • Three of these addresses were published, wholly or in part, in the later editions of Village Communities; the substance of others is understood to be embodied in the Cambridge Rede lecture of 1875, which is to be found in the same volume.
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  • Foreign readers of Maine have perhaps understood even better than English ones that he is not the propounder of a system but the pioneer of a method, and that detailed criticism, profitable as it may be and necessary as in time it must be, will not leave the method itself less valid or diminish the worth of the master's lessons in its use.
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  • This was thoroughly understood by Mieszko's son Boleslaus I.
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  • Denfert-Rochereau, however, understood better than other engineers of the day the power of modern artillery, and his plan was to utilize the old works as a keep and an artillery position.
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  • The societies were distinctly understood to be part of the established church, as Wedgwood's were, and every attempt at estranging them therefrom was sharply reproved; but persecution made their position anomalous.
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  • It was well understood that the party intended that Jefferson should be president and Burr vice-president, but owing to a defect (later remedied) in the Constitution the responsibility for the final choice was thrown upon the House of Representatives.
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  • version was translated into Geez, the literary language, which is used for all services, though hardly understood.
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  • This effect is called drift and the reason of it is not yet understood very clearly.
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  • He is a link between the ancient world and the middle ages, having been the last of the learned Romans who understood the language and studied the literature of Greece, and the first to interpret to the middle ages the logical treatises of Aristotle.
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  • The rocks of Secondary and Tertiary ages have been profoundly affected by the Alpine movements, and are thrown into a series of complex folds, so that in numerous instances their stratigraphy is imperfectly understood.
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  • It should be understood that the goal towards which events were moving all the time was the equalizing of the New Testament with the Old Testament.
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  • St Luke himself may have understood literally, like so many of his readers in ancient times, the reference which he records to the " acceptable year of the Lord " (iv.
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  • 1) attempts to interpret the evidence of Eusebius in favour of the later date for Festus as follows: Eusebius's date for Festus is to be found in Nero 1, by striking a mean between the Armenian, Claudius 12, and the Latin, Nero 2; it is really to be understood as reckoned, not by years of Nero, but by years of Agrippa; and as Eusebius erroneously antedated Agrippa's reign by five years, commencing it with A.D.
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  • But they are to be judged as Oriental literature and if they contain jarring extravagances and puerilities, one may recall that even in modern Palestine it was found that the natives understood Robinson Crusoe as a religious book more readily than the Pilgrim's Progress (J.
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  • well enough understood in those days; it was known that they were heretics at heart, and that when their turn came they would once more overthrow Catholicism and expect a similar submission from the Catholics.
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  • 5), and by-and-by it comes to be clearly understood that the prophets are the appointed organ of Yahweh's communications with His people or His king.
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  • It will be evident even from this rapid sketch, necessarily confined to a few of the most cardinal points, that Hebrew prophecy is not a thing that can be defined and reduced to a formula, but was a living institution which can only be understood by studying its growth and observing its connexion with the historical movements with which its various manifestations were bound up. Throughout the great age of prophecy the most obvious formal character that distinguished it was that the 1 One might say from the days of Habakkuk.
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  • It was understood, indeed, that they had maintained their place in the churches till the end of the 2nd century, and that the great conflict with what is known as Montanism had first proved fatal to them; but a clear conception of their position and influence in the churches was not to be had.
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  • But the discovery, by Bryennios in 1873, of the ancient Christian work called Ocbayrl TWV bc.)Beea airoarbXwv (published in 1883), has immensely extended the range of our knowledge, and has at the same time thrown a clear light on many notices in other sources which for want of proper interpretation had been previously neglected or incorrectly understood.
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  • He was master of the learned languages, spoke and wrote French with facility and correctness, and understood English, Italian and Dutch.
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  • The same is found very clearly in Asia Minor (25), averaging 19.3; and it is known in literature as the Pythic foot (18, 33) of 9.72, or (1/2)x19.44, if Censorinus is rightly understood.
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  • If certain equivalences between volumes in different countries are stated here, it`must be plainly understood that they are only known to be approximate results, and not to give a certain basis for any theories of derivation.
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  • "Gauges," as understood at one time, included only those used in the measurement of barrels, casks, etcetera, and hence the term "gauger."
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  • Since Neoplatonism originated in Alexandria, where Oriental modes of worship were accessible to every one, and since the Jewish philosophy had also taken its place in the literary circles of Alexandria, we may safely assume that even the earliest of the Neoplatonists possessed 1 The resemblance would probably be still more apparent if we thoroughly understood the development of Christianity at Alexandria in the 2nd century; but unfortunately we have only very meagre fragments to guide us here.
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  • If Neoplatonism is understood in the widest sense, as the highest and fittest expression of the religious movements at work in the Graeco-Roman empire from the 2nd to the 5th century, then it may be regarded as the twin-sister of the church dogmatic which grew up during the same period; the younger sister was brought up by the elder, then rebelled against her and