Uri Sentence Examples
In Semitic times Urra was pronounced Uri and confounded with uru, " ciiy "; as a geographical term, however, it was replaced by Akkadu (Akkad), the Semitic form of Agadewritten Akkattim in the Elamite inscriptions - the name of the elder Sargon's capital, which must have stood close to Sippara, if indeed it was not a quarter of Sippara itself.
He steers it towards a shelf of rock, called in Russ's time Tell's Platte, springs on shore, shoots the bailiff dead with his crossbow, and goes back to Uri, where he stirs up the great strife which ended in the battle of Morgarten.
In these two accounts, which form the basis of the Uri version of the origin of the Confederation, it is Tell and Tell only who is the actor and the leader.
According to him the men of Schwyz and of Unterwalden were the first to rise, those of Uri following suit much later But neither Justinger nor Hemmerli makes any allusion to Tell or his feat.
In the final recension of Tschudi's Chronicle (1734-36), which, however, differs in many particulars from the original draft still preserved at Zurich, we are told how Albert of Austria, with the view of depriving the Forest lands of their ancient freedom, sent bailiffs (among them Gessler) to Uri and Schwyz, who committed many tyrannical acts, so that finally on 8th November 1307, at the Riitli, Werner von Stauffacher of Schwyz, Walter Fiirst of Uri, Arnold von Melchthal in Unterwalden, each with ten companions, among whom was William Tell, resolved on a rising to expel the oppressors, which was fixed for New Year's Day 1308.Advertisement
This caused great stir; it was publicly burnt by order of the government of Uri, and many more or less forged proofs and documents were produced in favour of Tell.
How it came to be localized in Uri we do not know; possibly, through the story of the Scandinavian colonization of Schwyz, the tale was fitted to some real local hero.
The alleged proofs of the existence of a real William Tell in Uri in the 14th century break down hopelessly.
In 1402 it was taken from Milan by Albert von Sax, lord of the Val Mesocco, who in 1419 sold it to Uri and Obwalden, which, however, lost it to Milan in 1422 after the battle of Arbedo.
In 1503 the French king ceded it to Uri, Schwyz and Unterwalden, which henceforth ruled it very harshly through their bailiffs till 1798.Advertisement
An indigenous description of rice, called uri or jaradhdn, grows in certain marshy tracts.
Before kick-off famous spoon bender Uri had predicted a 2-1 Newcastle victory, with Alan Shearer scoring with a penalty.
Uri was hailed a hero and an honorary Geordie after breaking the jinx.
If I'm sounding jubilant about this little victory it is not because I personally have anything against Uri Geller.
At Fuller's house, Uri stroked the three wires in his usual manner and produced sharp kinks in each.Advertisement
This is because the URI, rather than the optional prefix, is used for the unique key.
Uri is certainly 25 percent fraud and 25 percent showman, but fifty percent is real.
The latest book on Uri Geller was written by Australian skeptics magic consultant, Ben Harris.
Byrd is, of course, persuaded that Uri's friends would never take part in such skulduggery.
Toward the end of our visit, which lasted four hours, Uri tried some telepathy over the phone.Advertisement
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To give an instance of tyranny in Uri, the author tells us the story of the refusal of "der Than" to do reverence to the hat placed on a pole, of his feat of skill, and of his shooting the bailiff, Gessler, from behind a bush in the "hollow way" near Kussnacht.
The levying of these tolls gave rise to various disputes between the men of Uri and the bailiffs of the dukes of Austria, and by 1319 (if not already in 1309) the claim to levy them was silently given up. These facts show (what could not hitherto be proved) that at the time when legend places the rising of Uri, Tell exploit, &c., the dukes of Austria really had disputes with Uri.
The most westerly, Castello Grande or of San Michele, belonged to Uri; the central castle, that of Montebello, was the property of Schwyz; while the most easterly castle, that of Sasso Corbaro, was in the hands of Unterwalden.
The rightwing Army Radio commentator Uri Orbach found the incident disturbingly reminiscent of Jewish musicians forced to provide background music to mass murder.Advertisement
The latest book on Uri Geller was written by Australian Skeptics magic consultant, Ben Harris.
Byrd is, of course, persuaded that Uri 's friends would never take part in such skulduggery.
The actual show begins with one of Uri 's telepathy experiments.
What you describe are some of the symptoms of Feline Upper Respiratory Infection (URI).
When we got her, she had a URI that was cleared up.
Throughout the school year, Thurston and his two large friends, Uri and Rick, would trip Tim, and steal his lunch money.
In one case, while Uri was playing in a basketball game, he tripped while making a lay-up, broke his neck and died on the court.
Besides places here in the United States, I ended up in great locations with them such as England (with Uri Geller), Japan and the Australian Outback.
Opposed to Kengi and Sumer were Urra (Uri) and Akkad or northern Babylonia.