is portrayed, for the most part, as a state of unrest and painful yearning.
At this time there was much political unrest at home, and serious difficulties abroad.
The unrest in France in the years1795-1797resulted mainly from the harshness, incompetence and notorious corruption of the five Directors who, after the 13th of Vendemiaire 1795, practically governed France.
3 The book of Judges represents a period of unrest after the settlement of the people.
Returning to Normandy, Charles was partly responsible for some unrest in the duchy, and in April 1356 he was treacherously seized by the French king at Rouen, remaining in captivity until November 1357, when John, after his defeat at Poitiers, was a prisoner in England.
While the first riots occurred in the Punjab and Madras, it is only in Bengal and eastern Bengal that the unrest has been bitter and continuous.
I think there's no openly declared war, but there's lots of unrest and skirmishes among the clans.
From all these causes sprang much unrest and considerable agitation.
It may be assumed that the social corruption in Jerusalem was such as is usually found in wealthy communities, made bolder in this case, perhaps, by the political unrest and the weakness of the royal government under Zedekiah.
These concessions allayed the prevailing unrest for a time, but the Royalist and Nationalist parties continued secretly to intrigue against one another, and in February 1908, while the shah was driving in Teheran, two bombs were exploded under his motor-car.
His own messengers brought him vague news of unrest from the battlefront and news of there being new opponents at the battle.
After the death of Gracchus, a conservative government under Sulla withdrew the subsidy, but shortly afterward, in a period of great unrest, restored it, and two hundred thousand persons stood in line.
This was the result of the Armenian massacres, the wholesale emigration of Armenians of all classes, the accompanying profound political unrest throughout the country, and the great extension of contraband which ensued from it.
Meanwhile Saxony and Bavaria were permeated by the spirit of unrest, and Henry returned from Hungary just in time to frustrate a widespread conspiracy against him in southern Germany.
The unrest in Zululand delayed action being taken on the commission's report.
These struggles constitute the entire political history of Geneva up to about 1535, when a new epoch of unrest opens with the adoption of Protestantism.
All over Egypt there was a feeling of unrest, and the well-meant but not very successful efforts of the British to improve the state of things were making them very unpopular.
He was hampered by the unpaid debt to Russia; by unrest in Bosnia and Albania; above all, by the revolt of the Greek Islands, which had left his navy, deprived of its best sailors, in no condition to dispute the Egyptian command of the sea.
On the 4th of May Milner penned a memorable despatch to the Colonial Office, in which he insisted that the remedy for the unrest in the Transvaal was to strike at the root of the evil - the political impotence of the injured.
It was a time also of great social unrest.
The unrest was suppressed by Mehemet ~ Ali in person, and the Syrians were terrorized and Ahi~ied, (v disarmed.
He tried to calm the unrest of his conscience by correspondence with the leaders of the evangelical revival on the continent, and sought for omens and supernatural guidance in texts and passages of scripture.
Although, outside the information we get from Christian chroniclers, this age is for the people of the north one of complete obscurity, it is evident that the Viking Age corresponds with some universal disturbance or unrest among the Scandinavian nations, strictly analogous to the unrest among more southern Teutonic nations which many centuries before had heralded the break-up of the Roman empire, an epoch known as that of the Folk-wanderings (V olkerwanderungen).
As time went on, however, the Natal government, alarmed at a series of murders of whites in Zululand and at the evidences of continued unrest among the natives, became convinced that Dinizulu was implicated in the rebellious movement.
Owing to the continued civic unrest it was again excluded in 1427, and only readmitted in 1433 when the old aristocratic constitution was definitively restored.
Not only did the Galatian tribes take large tracts towards the north of the plateau in possession, but they were an element of perpetual unrest, which hampered and distracted the Hellenistic monarchies.
But in addition to these general causes of unrest the condition of the native army had long given cause for uneasiness to acute observers.
It brought Ladislaus little immediate gain; but it stimulated the elements of unrest in Prussia to fresh activity.
His visit coincided with a period of unrest both among the white civil servants and among the natives, due to the high cost of living.
Just before this time much unrest in the north-west of Germany had been caused by the settlement there of a number of refugees from the Netherlands.
ency was accentuated by the widespread unrest and excitement which followed upon the Balkan upheaval.
He prophesied in London as Isaiah prophesied to the little towns of Palestine and Syria, "often with dark foreboding, but seeing through all unrest and convulsion the working out of a sure divine purpose."
The most important of all the symptoms of the approaching cataclysm was, however, the growing unrest among the peasants.
On the 23rd of February 1820, at a time of great distress and during the unrest caused by the death of George III., the cabinet ministers had arranged to dine at the earl of Harrowby's house in Grosvenor Square.
Riots at Naples in August 1893 and symptoms of unrest in Sicily found him, as usual, unprepared and vacillatin~.
Concurrently with the growth of this unrest Rudolph had become increasingly subject to attacks of depression and eccentricity, which were so serious as to amount almost to insanity.
Poland is another case of the difficulty of managing a population which speaks a language not that of the governing majority, and Russia, in trying to solve one problem by absorbing Finland into the national system, is burdening herself with another which may work out in centuries of unrest, if not in domestic violence.
But considerable success has been achieved in inducing the Syrian Arabs to settle and in supplying a counteracting influence to their unrest by the establishment of agricultural colonies, e.g.
Unrest was also manifested among the natives west of the Tugela, but it was not at first cause for alarm.
His three hundred letters reveal a rich and observant nature, which, despite the troubles of ill-health and ecclesiastical unrest, remained optimistic, tender and even playful.
An attempt at the assassination of Cromwell by Miles Sindercombe added to the general feeling of anxiety and unrest.
Early in 1905 there was a fresh agitation among the railway servants, who were dissatisfied with the clauses concerning the personnel in the bill for the purchase of the lines Unrest of.
It is the spirit of progress and change, the enemy of convention and conservatism; it is absolute and universal unrest.
Chile, however, except in the Balmacedist civil war, is happily distinguished by its freedom from revolution and serious political unrest.
It is not unlikely that, as tradition states, there were incursions of Celts from central Gaul into Ireland during the general Celtic unrest in the 6th century B.C. It is certain that at a later period invaders from the continent, bringing with them the later Iron Age culture, commonly called La Tene, which had succeeded that of Hallstatt, had settled in Ireland.
This was due to a growing scepticism, which caused him much mental unrest and which gradually gave way to mysticism.
Gamaliel died before the insurrections under Trajan had brought fresh unrest into Palestine.
But when in the early 'forties a feeling of unrest spread throughout Italy, even in Tuscany demands for a constitution and other political reforms were advanced; in1845-1846riots broke out in various parts of the country, and Leopold granted a number of administrative reforms. But Austrian influence prevented him from going further, even had he wished to do so.
It was in this district that the Hindostani Fanatics had their stronghold, and they were responsible for much of the unrest on this part of the border.
Consalvi's rule, in times of singular difficulty and unrest, was characterized by wisdom and moderation.
Alexander was not the only person responsible for the general unrest in Italy and the foreign invasions, but he was ever ready to profit by them.
The difficulties which surrounded him in the execution of his office at this time of the gravest unrest culminated in 1775, and the action of the 19th of April at Lexington initiated the American War of Independence.
This Period Of Unrest Gave Birth To Little Beyond A Flood Of Political Pamphlets, Of No Present Value Save As Material For The Historian.
When, during the period of unrest that followed the deaths of the peshwa, Madhu Rao II., in 1795 and of Tukoji Holkar in 1797, the Mahratta leaders fought over the question of supremacy, the peshwa, Baji Rao II., the titular head of the Mahratta confederation, fled from his capital and placed himself under British protection by the treaty of Bassein (December 31, 1802).
- The work of Christian missions in this area has had the double advantage of freedom from political and social unrest, and of comparatively little overlapping, each country as a rule being taken over by a single society.
(1603), while more than a century of unrest and war had to elapse before the union of England and Scotland into one kingdom in 1707.
Against this view Castlereagh once more protested in a circular despatch of the 19th of January 1821, in which he clearly differentiated between the objectionable general principles advanced by the three powers, and the particular case of the unrest in Italy, the immediate concern not of Europe at large, but of Austria and of any other Italian powers which might consider themselves endangered (Hertslet, No.
His successor in the grand vizierate, Kiamil Pasha, was soon called upon to deal with Armenian unrest, consequent on the non-execution of the reforms provided for in the Treaty of Berlin and the Cyprus Convention, which first found vent about 1890.
Then the long continued unrest both in the mother country and in the province seems to have encouraged Josias Fendall, the proprietor's own appointee as governor, to strike a blow against the proprietary government and attempt to set up a commonwealth in its place; but this revolt was easily suppressed and order was generally preserved in the province from the English Restoration of 1660 to the English Revolution of 1688.
Moreover, in the universal unrest and oversetting of all authority, Christianity itself was in danger of perishing, not only as the result of the cultured paganism of the Renaissance, but also through the brutish ignorance of the common folk, deprived now of their traditional religious restraints.
No active opposition was offered to this measure, but the feelings of unrest and discontent spread rapidly.
During the regency of Maximilian the turbulence of the Hooks caused much strife and unrest in Holland.
In 1906-1909 the unrest developed to a considerable extent, requiring special attention from the Indian and home governments; but as part of the general history of India the movement may be best discussed under that heading (see India: History).
His position, however, was far from enviable; for the country was full of all the elements of unrest and contention.
The period from 1878 to 1885 in Cape Colony had been one of considerable unrest.
After this declaration the unrest in the party gradually died down.
All this unrest might well be ascribed to Lancasters want of ability, but he had also to bearwith less justicethe discontent caused by two years of famine and pestilence.
The year 1795 was one of great suffering and great popular unrest; for the effect of the war upon industry was now beginning to be felt, and the distress had been aggravated by two bad harvests.
In the circumstances it is not surprising that the spirit of unrest grew apace.
For the period was one of foreign unrest, and the wars which were then waged have left an enduring mark on the map of the world, and have affected the position of the Anglo-Saxon race for all time.
The ten years during which he held this office coincided with much misery and unrest among the labouring classes, and the government policy, for which he was mainly responsible, was one of severe repression.
But the desire for greater political freedom had not been entirely satisfied by the constitution of 1819, and after 1830 there was a certain amount of unrest.
A, general feeling that King Alexander contemplated changing the situation by one of his bold and clever coups d'etat increased the political unrest.
central provinces, but as there appeared to be considerable unrest in many other parts of the island, General Gallieni, an officer with a reputation for vigour and ability in the Sudan and Tongking campaigns, was sent out to relieve the then resident-general.
The first was that presented by the growth of the religious orders and congregations, the second that arising out of the spread of Socialism and industrial unrest.
The industrial unrest, fomented by Socialist agitation, culminated in January 1902 ~fl Industrial serious riots at Barcelona and Saragossa, and on Unrest and the 16th of February in the proclamation of a general Socialist strike in the former city.
In the country, meanwhile, the unrest continued.
A further attack on the Lombard cities at the diet of Ravenna in 1231 was answered by a renewal of their league, and was soon connected with unrest in Germany.
This dynasty lasted about ninety years; it was supplanted by that of the Abbasids, who removed the seat of empire to Mesopotamia; and Damascus passed through a period of unrest in which it was captured and ravaged by Egyptians, Carmathians and Seljuks in turn.
The feeble rule of Alexander Charles, who became duke in 1834, and the disturbed state of Europe in the following decade, led to considerable unrest, and in 1849 Bernburg was occupied by Prussian troops.
The unrest of 1848 spread to Dessau, and led to the interference of the Prussians and to the establishment of the new constitution in 1859.
A libel suit he instituted in London against Sir Valentine Chirol for statements made in Indian Unrest (1910) ended in a verdict for the defendant with costs (Feb.
Tilak's formative part in the cult of Indian unrest is shown in the Report of the Rowlatt Sedition Committee, 1918.
HiHiHis own messengers brought him vague news of unrest from the battlefront and news of there being new opponents at the battle.
Political unrest inundated the country.
agrarian unrest among the rural population.
The so-called Rockite movement was more than just agrarian unrest.
capabilityains a tight handle on internal unrest, despite the erosion of his overall military capabilities.
city-state system and was in decline with evidence of unrest.
deep-seated fears about the escalating levels of labor unrest in China are fundamentally misplaced.
deteriorated due to civil unrest.
discussants also identified social unrest, terrorism, etc. as obstructions to free flow of information and journalism.
foment unrest against British colonial rule in India's North-West Frontier Province.
gnawing sense of unrest which makes the work all the more interesting.
In a world so jaded by unrest, military coups and the first stages of the cold war she was a beacon of hope.
This industrial unrest often necessitated the deployment of officers from other parts of the county.
outlaw abortion would cause untold civil unrest.
Feelings of political exclusion and hopelessness engender damaging passivity punctuated by urban unrest.
Those and similar works were read by working class radicals against a background of social privation, injustice and unrest.
quell unrest in the working classes.
simmering anger which sometimes boiled over into social unrest.
Another suffocating Labor majority meant creative unrest not empty subservience.
The invasion was a blatant attempt to use the flag waving patriotism of war to quell unrest in the working classes.
January onwards The Fakir of Ipi makes repeated attempts to foment unrest against British colonial rule in India's North-West Frontier Province.
Depression in the silk trade could provoke widespread unrest.
There also seems to be growing unrest among the players themselves.
The inability of contractors to make prompt payments could trigger labor unrest on construction sites.
unrest in 25 countries involving millions of people.
unrest in the region.
unrest in the city in medieval times.
Removed from the boosting quality levels civil unrest resulted cents per gallon.
This was the cause of the agrarian unrest among the rural population.
The early years of his reign were not quiet ones; indeed, there was widespread unrest.
For months there has been serious industrial unrest in the Post Office.
The problem you'll have here is cutting one area or another too much could lead to marches, riots and general civic unrest.
The political unrest in Italy is growing by the day.
unrest areas replaced the state of emergency as the formal emergency regime.
In the following year new waves of peasant unrest broke out together with new strike waves.
Between 1968 and 1974 there was a rising arc of labor unrest.
He was, however, expelled following student unrest in 1979.
On this conquest seems to have ensued a long period of unrest and popular movements, known to Greek tradition as the Ionian Migration and the Aeolic and Dorian "colonizations"; and when once more we see the Aegean area clearly, it is dominated by Hellenes, though it has not lost all memory of its earlier culture.
Balkan unrest had shown itself in unusually ominous form as early as the beginning of May 1912.
Sadler: (1) " ` Problems in Prussian Secondary Education " (Special Reports of Education Dept., 1899); (2) " The Unrest in Secondary Education in Germany and Elsewhere " (Special Reports of Board of Education, vol.
Affied through his mother to the Welfs of Bavaria, and anxious to put an end to the unrest which dominated Germany, especially to the strife between the families of WeIf and Hohenstaufen, Frederick began his reign by promising to secure for Henry the Lion the duchy of Bavaria, and by appeasing Henrys uncle, Count Welf, by making him duke of Spol.eto and margrave of Tuscany.
The new viceroy, who might have expected a tranquil time after the energetic reforms of his predecessor, soon found himself Lord face to face with the most serious troubles, euphemistic ally called the "unrest," that British rule has had to encounter in India since the Mutiny.
And it would certainly go to the root of the political unrest in South Africa; and though temporarily it might aggravate, it would ultimately extinguish the race feud, which is the great bane of the country.
His firm and masterful government and wise measures did much to allay the spirit of unrest which had so long been the bane of Colombia, and though an attempt at assassination was made in the spring of 1906, the era of revolution appeared to be over.
The attempt to dehumanize proletarians produced a simmering anger which sometimes boiled over into social unrest.
It would spark violent unrest in the Muslim world.
It charts 111 separate incidents of civil unrest in 25 countries involving millions of people.
MANAGEMENT CONSTRAINTS In 1991, the Park was abandoned by staff due to civil unrest in the region.
A careful eye was kept on the supply of this key commodity to prevent unrest in the city in medieval times.
During 1990 the declaration of unrest areas replaced the state of emergency as the formal emergency regime.
The result has civil unrest resulted decline that reached zephyr xstream mxp.
The government has imposed a week long curfew during this time of unrest in the country.
Unfortunately, life in Haiti is difficult for its residents as political unrest and high unemployment continue to plague the country.
The 1969 political unrest gave way to sit-ins and teach-ins around the country as students and other individuals took part in the grassroots effort to raise awareness of many issues they found important.
From the 1960's general unrest, to NWA's "Cop Killer", we as a society, have seen and felt the impact of controversial lyrics.
You should also be aware of the current news in the area you are considering for your honeymoon in case of political unrest or natural disaster, particularly if you are planning a honeymoon in a foreign country.
She not only furthered her career, but also escaped the unrest in her native Colombia after her older brother was murdered in 1998 during a kidnapping attempt.
These emotions can also be brought on as a secondary consequence of tiredness, which can be triggered by night sweats and general unrest.
The key is to minimize the level of social unrest in the town, fighting criminals and returning cats to their owners.
The Vietnam War and racial unrest during the civil rights era connected death as reported by newspapers and television to events occurring U.S. city streets.
The symptoms include both physical symptoms, such as breast tenderness, back pain, abdominal cramps, headache, and changes in appetite, and psychological symptoms of anxiety, depression, and unrest.
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.
If they are not in a state of perfect balance then, instead of harmony, there is confusion, unrest and disarray.
The greatest demand for workers to fill these types of employment opportunities are in areas where there is unrest that warrants an extensive and/or long term U.S. military presence.
He predicted that two presidents would die in office; one during a time of great civil unrest.
"There is too much unrest; there will continue to be the character of vibrations… and eventually those destructive forces there - though these will be in the next generation."
Cayce warned that unrest would first erupt in the Davis Straits of Canada, "where there will be attempts to keep open a life line to a land."
Many people interpret this to mean a combination of civil unrest and earth changes, with the latter being responsible for the ensuing war.
This combination has created unrest among all of China's major trading partners due to China's ever increasing financial power.
Further apprehension and unrest were caused in central and northern Kurdistan by the Sykes-Picot agreement, which provisionally assigned the Mosul vilayet to France, a Power regarded by the Kurds as violently pro-Christian.
In the following year Latorre caused himself to be elected president, but political unrest caused him to resign in March 1880.
This ferment of unrest, which was provoked in the years 1903-190 4, was exacerbated in the winters that followed by the renewed outbreak of the century-long racial feud between the Tatars and the Armenians at Baku and other places.
The unrest in Macedonia threatened to reopen the Eastern Question in an acute form; with Italy the irredentist attitude of the Zanardelli cabinet led in 1902-1903 to such strained relations that war seemed imminent.
In 722 Samaria, though under an Assyrian vassal (Hoshea the last king), joined with Philistia in revolt; in 720 it was allied with Gaza and Damascus, and the persistence of unrest is evident when Sargon in 715 found it necessary to transport into Samaria various peoples of the desert.
For the " unrest," its causation and history, see the series of articles in The Times, beginning July 16, 1910.
A strike of the Newcastle miners, after lasting twenty-nine weeks, came to an end in January 1890, and throughout the rest of the year there was great unrest in Labour circles.
He confessed freely that the Society had faults and that there was a great deal of unrest among the members; and he mentioned among the various points calling for reform the education of the novices and students; the state of the lay brother and the possessions of the Society; the spying system, which he declared to be carried so far that, if the general's archives at Rome should be searched, not one Jesuit's character would be found to escape; the monopoly of the higher offices by a small clique: and the absence of all encouragement and recompense for the best men of the Society.
It is true that at all times churches have been put to secular uses; in periods of unrest, as among the Nestorian Christians now, they were sometimes built to serve at need as fortresses; their towers were used for beacons, their naves for meetings on secular affairs.
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