Upheavals sentence example
Browne generally conformed to Henry's will during the upheavals of the early Reformation but remained at heart a religious conservative.
This second barrier is one of the most mighty upheavals in the world, by reason both of its extent and its altitude.
But the main axis of the transverse upheavals would appear to be continued in a north-eastern direction in the Andi and other parallel ranges of Daghestan, as stated under Caucasus.
The snowclad Andi ridge, belonging to the system of transverse upheavals which cross the Caucasus, branches off the latter at Borbalo Peak (10,175 ft.), and reaches its highest altitudes in Tebulosmta (14,775 ft.) and Diklos-mta (13,740 ft.).
On the other hand, there are on the western outskirts of the plateau a few mountain chains which take a direction at right angles to the above (that is, from north-west to south-east), and parallel to the great line of upheavals in south-west Asia.Advertisement
In the region between Viluisk (on the Vilui) and Yeniseisk a broad belt of alpine tracts, reaching their greatest elevation in the northern Yeniseisk taiga (between the Upper Tunguzka and the Podkamennaya Tunguzka) and continued to the south-west in lower upheavals, separates the elevated plains from the lowlands which extend towards the Arctic Ocean.
That' education was delivered up to the Church was partly the result of the terror inspired in the middle classes by the socialistic upheavals of 1848.
Crystalline rocks crop out at several capes; Cretaceous limestones, containing an abundant and specific fauna of gigantic ammonites, occur at Dui on the west coast, and Tertiary conglomerates, sandstones, marls and clays, folded by subsequent upheavals, in many parts of the island.
The political upheavals in Spain and Mexico following 1808 made little stir in this far-off province.
These upheavals, however, are not always permanent, the upraised land sometimes settling back to its former position.Advertisement
Ancient, but now extinct, volcanic upheavals are pretty common at the intersections of the main range with the transverse ranges; of these the most noteworthy are Elbruz and Kasbek.
It would conceivably take but a small fraction of the period that has in most cases elapsed since such upheavals occurred for the salt water to be thus displaced by fresh water, and for the condition to be attained as regards saturation with fresh water, in which with few exceptions we now find the porous portions of the earth's crust wherever the rainfall exceeds the evaporation.
While upheavals having a north-eastern strike continued to take place after the Carboniferous epoch,' another series of upheavals, having a north-western strike, and occasioned by the expansion of diabases, dolerites, melaphyres and andesites, occurred later, subsequently at least to the close of the Tertiary period, if not also before it, dislocating former chains and raising rocks to the highest levels by the addition of new upheavals to the older ones.
It belongs to the later series of transverse upheavals, and consists almost entirely of sedimentary rocks.
A levy of 300,000 men was ordered; a Committee of General Security was charged with the search for suspects; and thenceforward military occurrences called forth parliamentary crises and popular upheavals.Advertisement
It is still there beavering away, the last relic of Old Labor untouched by the political upheavals of the Thatcher era.
The revolution, one of the great upheavals of the 20th century, opened with the struggle to overthrow the dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz.
Introduction Over the course of the 20th century two great upheavals occurred that marked out the century in very different but equally far-reaching ways.
However, by 1920, the seismic upheavals resulting from WWI created further changes that rendered these promises irrelevant.
But her department faces huge upheavals, with newly merged SHAs and PCTs Ã¢ and a worldwide search for a new health service boss.Advertisement
Shortly after his death (875) fresh upheavals reduced to nothing the power of the Carolingian princes; the clergy of Rome found itself without a protector, exposed to the animosity of the lay aristocracy.
The early part of this period was marked by the religious and political upheavals of the Reformation and the Civil War.
At first, however, the Quakers seemed just one of many groups thrown up by the upheavals of the English Revolution.
French composer, whose harmonic innovations helped pave the way for the musical upheavals of the 20th century.
Then the upheavals of the second world war led to changes in the market which still remain in effect today.Advertisement
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Rescue Remedy treats emotional upheavals as simple as a family argument or as complex as the terror suffered from an attack.
Added to the everyday stressors of their job, many employees are very concerned about the economic upheavals affecting companies in all business sectors.
Season one focuses on the upheavals felt by the entire Brown family as they adjust to life in a small town.
These major events are only a drop in the bucket - there have been many political, business, and social upheavals made through twitter.Advertisement
After the political and territorial upheavals which marked the end of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th, all these concordats either fell to the ground or had to be recast.
In the 13th century it became necessary for the legists to codify, as it were, the unwritten law, because the upheavals of the times necessitated the fixing of some rules in writing, and especially because it was necessary to oppose a definite custom of the kingdom to Frederick II., who sought, as king of Jerusalem, to take advantage of the want of a written law, to substitute his own conceptions of law in the teeth of the high court.
As the arbitrary king alienated the Liberal Catholics, who were still more or less under the spell of the French Revolution, the Catholic provinces took advantage of the upheavals of 1830 to form the independent kingdom of Belgium.
In the same north-westerly to south-easterly direction and belonging to the same series of later transverse upheavals are the Ferghana Mountains, which shut in the plain of Ferghana on the north-east, thus running athwart the radiating ranges of the central Tian-shan.
The last outlying range of the Tian-shan system in this direction is the Nura-tau, which, like the Kara-tau farther north, belongs to the more recent series of upheavals having a W.N.W to E.S.E.Advertisement
The Black Death put the finishing touch to the military disasters and financial upheavals of this unlucky reign; though before his death in 1350 Philip VI.
Dr Rink of the former found no trace of true volcanic rocks, though the chain as a whole is known for its volcanic activity, but features were not wanting to indicate considerable upheavals in the most recent periods.