He was at a loss to justify the unheard-of luxury of the Roman court.
The roll itself appears to be unheard-of before and after the 16th century, but other lists were current at least as early as the 15th century, as the duchess of Cleveland has shown.
Wholesale suppliers sometimes offer unheard-of bargains on bulk scrapbooking products.
It must not have been totally unheard of if they all understood what it was.
It.s unheard of.
He held her hand as their pace continued to increase until they were moving at a speed unheard of in humans.
It's not completely unheard of.
The effect of this unheard-of achievement on the Danish government was crushing.
During his twenty years' reign Jebel Shammar became a model state, where justice and security ruled in a manner before unheard of.
The crushing effect of this unheard-of achievement on the Danish government found expression in the treaties of Taastrup (Feb.
When he had already achieved some important successes over Jugurtha (q.v.), in 107 he was elected consul for the first time (an almost unheard-of honour for a "new man"), his popularity with the army and people being sufficient to bear down all opposition.
The secret of the enthusiasm of the masses for the analogous expression Theotokos is to be sought not so much in the Nicene doctrine of the incarnation as in the recent growth in the popular mind of notions as to the dignity of the Virgin Mary, which were entirely unheard of (except in heretical circles) for nearly three centuries of the Christian era.
Lastly, he gained enduring fame by the construction of a road and an aqueduct, which - a thing unheard of before - he called by his own name (Livy ix.
Thus, at the election diet of 1669, one of the deputies, Pieniaszek, moved that a new and hitherto unheard-of clause should be inserted in the agenda of the general confederation, to the effect that every senator .and deputy should solemnly swear not to take bribes, while another szlacic proposed that the ambassadors of foreign Powers should be excluded permanently from the Polish elective assemblies.
Perhaps Gertz deserved his fate for "unnecessarily making himself the tool of an unheard-of despotism," but his death was certainly a judicial murder, and some historians even regard him as a political martyr.
New and unheard-of orders of amphibians, reptiles and mammals came to the surface of knowledge, revolutionizing thought, demonstrating the evolution theory, and solving some of the most important problems of descent.
Kneeling with a view to adoration of the elements was unheard of in the primitive church, and the Armenian Fathers of the 12th century insist that the sacrament was intended by Christ to be eaten and not gazed at (Nerses, op. cit.
The ustav, or ordinance of 1722, heralded this unheard-of innovation.
How clearly he read the causes of religious decadence, how deeply he himself was convinced of the need of trenchant reform, is best shown by his instructions to Chieregati, his nuncio to Germany, in which he laid the axe to the root of the tree with unheard-of freedom.
He then wished to abdicate, and at length Benedetto Gaetano, destined to succeed him as Boniface VIII., removed all scruples against this unheard-of procedure by finding a precedent in the case of Clement I.
The central authority in the United States, formerly almost unheard of by the average citizen, now touches him in many of the activities of life and sometimes intrudes even into the domain of local self-government.
On the 1st of February 1773 he received information from Cairo that Abul-Dhahab had made himself Sheik al-Balad, and in that capacity was practising unheard-of extortions, which were making Egypt with one voice call for the return of All Bey.
The gentry, who had proclaimed their inability to suppress conventicles, were ordered to sign a bond making them responsible for their tenants, and were bound over to keep the king's peace by " law burrows," a method common in private life but unheard of between monarch and people.
the hope of new deposits of unheard-of richness thousands would flock on unfounded rumours to new and perhaps distant localities, where many might perish from disease and starvation, the rest returning in poverty and rags.
in 1487, we find Leonardo devising all the mechanical and spectacular part of a masque of Paradise; and presently afterwards designing a bathing pavilion of unheard-of beauty and ingenuity for the young duchess.
The motion for their introduction was made by the deputy Gabor Daniel, supported by the premier, and after scenes of unheard-of obstruction and violence (Nov.
broadsheet newspaper all the way from Chancery Lane to Mile End - unheard of!
carpel tunnel syndrome, among person working on a computer most of the time is not unheard of.
carriage driving was, he says, unheard of at the time.
flash floods in Spain in high summer which is unheard of.
They had flash floods in Spain in high summer which is unheard of.
Obaid's plight and that of other hostages and abductees from Lebanon remains largely forgotten or unheard of.
We also produce a perry - a rare enough drink anywhere and almost unheard of in Berkshire.
scintillateto say it is a scintillating performance, bringing hitherto unheard of depths to the role of ' dancing party guest ' .
They were virtually unheard of five or ten years ago.
I had ten minutes, an almost unheard of amount of speaking time.
Which is practically unheard of due to the fact that they wont have anything left to play for the encore.
Be amazed by the scale of these largely unheard of Roman remains.
unheard-of thing, just an odd hour here and there.
unheard-of hot deals!
unheard-of atrocities against the camp inmates, particularly against female prisoners, were proved against them.
Sadly, I couldn't finish them, which is frankly previously unheard-of.
It is almost unheard-of for the monks ' dormitory to lead into the nave.
Schools with specialisms in business and technology, arts and media have emerged with a hitherto unheard-of orientation toward the ' real world ' .
p. io) claim that became universal; the methods of illumination were improved; and micrometers with screws of previously unheard of fineness and accuracy were produced.
(See Ferdinand Iv., king of Naples.) Ferdinand died in 1825, and his son and successor, Francis I., an unbridled libertine, at once threw off the mask of Liberalism; the corruption of the administration under Medici assumed unheard-of proportions, and every office was openly sold.
But all that evening and next day reports came in one after another of unheard-of losses, of the loss of half the army, and a fresh battle proved physically impossible.
The pursuit of the Russian army, about which Napoleon was so concerned, produced an unheard-of result.
Coming out onto the highroad the French fled with surprising energy and unheard-of rapidity toward the goal they had fixed on.
Needless to say it is a scintillating performance, bringing hitherto unheard of depths to the role of ' dancing party guest '.
Television audiences of over 20 million, although almost unheard of today, were not that unusual back then.
Most of us suffer from lack of exercise, lack of sleep and unheard of levels of stress.
This would have been unheard of twenty years ago.
A previously unheard of terrorist group calling itself the " Secret Organization: al-Qaida in Europe " claimed responsibility for the bloodshed.
Back then food squeamishness was an unheard of luxury.
To have backed up such headliners with a plethora of unheard of bands playing a totally different style to the main bands beggars belief.
The nights have been very cold, and sleep an unheard-of thing, just an odd hour here and there.
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Unheard-of atrocities against the camp inmates, particularly against female prisoners, were proved against them.
Householders have not experienced sustained capital losses on housing since the fifties and arrears and possessions have reached unheard-of levels.
Therefore, it is necessary that we train ourselves in the future in an unheard-of way.
Sadly, I could n't finish them, which is frankly previously unheard-of.
Schools with specialisms in business and technology, arts and media have emerged with a hitherto unheard-of orientation toward the ' real world '.
Single parent adoptions were once virtually unheard of.
Very young kittens sleep a lot, and although it may be a little disturbing to find your kitten sleeping in his litter box it's not completely unheard of.
It's a rare online store that accepts a check and unheard of for one to accept cash - the logistics make it impossible.
It isn't unheard of for people with low FICO scores to wind up denied for a job or turned down for a rental.
A cake for the groom is very popular in the south, while virtually unheard of in many of the northern areas of the US.
While it is not unheard of for a bride to be 'overdone' in regards to cosmetics, jewelry, and accessories, the use of a bridal tiara in and of itself certainly does not mean a bride is going overboard.
This might be trickier, but it's not unheard of.
Years ago it was unheard of to stray from the norm.
Outrageous requests, such as a life-size cake version of the bride or the use of edible gold, are not unheard of in the modern cake business and will send the price skyrocketing.
The itchy wool of yesteryear is almost unheard of today.
It is not unheard of to see a toddler wear a complete Elmo outfit from head-to-toe.
This adds up to fully five percent of the earth's biodiversity, an unheard of concentration of unique species in such a small area.
As for the milk, yes, it's a little unusual to come in three weeks early, but it's not completely unheard of.
With today's competitive global marketplace, overseas manufacturers are able to produce quality, professional sounding instruments at prices that would have seemed unheard of years ago.
Thunder Road: Built in 1981 at Canada's Wonderland in Ontario, this powered coaster reaches 40 miles per hour, an unheard of speed for electric rides.
In the future, speeds unheard of are dominating the planet, but few people can handle the velocity of the machines.
Australian wine may have been relatively unheard of 20 or 30 years ago, but Australians have been making wine since the mid 1800's.
She often selected classical composers such as Beethoven, causing unrest throughout the classical dance world as she paired her jolting, unheard of movements with pieces of music often associated with the traditional dance.
In this modern age, it is not unheard of for a person to send their message of thanks as an e-card.
This was because her teaching concepts were something unheard of before her time.
The chain's namesake was an innovator in many areas, creating the first in-store bakery, manufacturing his own products to sell, and selling meat and groceries in the same place, which was unheard of at the time.
Colors were subdued and the notion of wearing something funky or statement-setting was unheard of.
Many foreign countries offer benefits that are unheard of in America.
Pregnancy dreams very early in pregnancy are not unheard of.
Also, it's not unheard of for a woman to become pregnant if sperm gets too close to the vagina, even without actual prenetration.
Also, it's not unheard of for a woman to become pregnant if sperm gets too close to the vagina, even without actual penetration.
The fabric, in fact, is so durable that it's not unheard of for their swim trunks to last up to ten years.
Prior to the 1920s, it was unheard of for a woman of any class to wear a sleeveless dress.
Just as raindrops meld seamlessly into a puddle, this carbon rain melds onto the diamond chip in a process called chemical vapor deposition (CVD), growing it to previously unheard of proportions for made-made gems.
Matching wedding bands were virtually unheard of until the late 19th century.
Although vintage painted leather purses from the 1940s, 1950s and early 1960s are extremely rare, they are not unheard of.
As little as twenty years ago, the idea of sitting a three or four year-old child in front of a computer and expecting her to be able to operate it was virtually unheard of.
Less violence: Unfortunately, violence is no longer unheard of on school campuses.
To this end, the film's director and editor often work together to create the movie trailer on most modern productions, something that was unheard of in the industry some twenty-five years ago.
These shoes were flexible and breathable, something unheard of in those days.
Even the undersides of the straps are padded, which is virtually unheard of.
This isn't unheard of in the world of designer fashion, but it's often possible to score Jacobs' flats at great prices.
It is not unheard of to find these tough tattoos in unexpected places such as the inner lip or on a bald head.
Due to the low number of females identified, it is not of unheard of for girls to be yanked from research studies.
This is an electric vehicle with unheard of performance.
Tryouts can be stressful, and it's not completely unheard of for there to be a last-minute change to the tryout format or the order of events.
Injuries aren't unheard of from treadmill use when people forget to stop the track before they stop moving their feet.
For women who had spent several years wearing threadbare pajamas or chemises to bed, this was an unheard of opulence, and happily embraced.
Women tended to be slimmer decades ago, when fast food was unheard of and walking to the store was more common than driving.
If you ever watch a beach movie from the 1950s and think that the onscreen heroines were just blessed with unheard of natural curves, then guess again.
They enjoyed unheard of success as they introduced mainstream music listeners to grunge and alternative rock.
The song cracked the Top 40 charts, which is an almost unheard of achievement for a so-called "college rock" band (a label understandably despised by the band).
Soon, they had sold a whopping 100,000 copies of the tape - an almost unheard of number of sales at the time by a band direct selling the release themselves without even indie label backing.
It is almost unheard of for a song to rise so slowly and stay popular enough for chart success for so long.
The bands new approach to "thrash metal" was unheard of in 1981, though now most metal fans cannot imagine metal rock without thinking of Metallica.
It's not unheard of for a shark to make an appearance.
The use of Adobe Flash in FrontPage used to be unheard of.
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