She wanted a chance with him, especially after witnessing the intense emotion on his face.
Men and women of all ranks began to visit it; the emperor himself consented (f 887) to witness a performance by the great stars of the stage at the private residence of Marquis Inouye; a dramatic reform association was organized by a number of prominent noblemen and scholars; drastic efforts were made to purge the old historical dramas of anachronisms and inconsistencies, and at length a theatre (the Yurabu-za) was built on purely European lines, where instead of sitting from morning to night witnessing one long-drawn-out drama with interludes of whole farces, a visitor may devote only a few evening-hours to the pastime.
I'm talking about Howie's reaction to witnessing a crime being committed.
Howie broke out in a sweat when he thought about actually witnessing a killing.
Moreover, southern Italy and Sicily afforded many opportunities for witnessing representations of Greek comedies and tragedies.
We sensed we were witnessing something spectacular happening in the affairs of the world.
It is seldom that one nation under Th stands the tendencies and difficulties of another; and French the mere fact that power was being transferred from Revolu- an absolute monarch to a representative assembly tiOfl,, h led superficial observers to imagine that they were ~ witnessing a mere repetition of the victory of the English parliament over the Stuart kings.
Carlyle's memory recalled the Porteous Riots of 1736, and less remotely his friendship with Adam Smith, David Hume, and John Home, the dramatist, for witnessing the performance of whose tragedy Douglas He Was Censured In 1757.
As in a choir all the resources of an individual voice are used to strengthen the general effect, so must the individual lose his life that he may find it, witnessing by his share in the common service of the church to the ultimate unity of knowledge and harmony of truth.
Beaufort, however, gradually retired from public life, and after witnessing the conclusion of the treaty of Troyes died at Wolvesey palace, Winchester, on the 10th of April 1447.
Men thought they were witnessing the dawn of a new era in the East; Mehemet Ali was hailed as the most beneficent and enlightened of princes; and political philosophers like Jeremy Bentham, who sent him elaborate letters of good advice, thought to find in him the means for developing their theories in virgin soil.
While holding this commission, he had the humiliation of witnessing from a distance the sack of Rome and the imprisonment of Clement, without being able to rouse the perfidious duke of Urbino into activity.
He soon came under the influence of the anti-slavery movement, witnessing in 1835 the mobbing, in Boston, of William Lloyd Garrison.
This he succeeded in doing to a large extent, witnessing if not initiating the practical abolition of the corvee and many other reforms. The appointment of an Anglo-Indian official as judicial adviser to the khedive was, however, opposed by Riaz, who resigned in May 1891.
As an officer of the Imperial Guard, he saw service in Poland, but resigned his commission from a disgust of despotism aroused by witnessing the repressive methods employed against the Poles.
The defeat and death of Berengar through the combination of the Italian princes, again frustrated the hopes of a united Italy, and after witnessing several years of anarchy and confusion John perished through the intrigues of Marozia, daughter of Theodora.
You are witnessing the beginning of a great new epoch in German history.
News presenter said we were witnessing the shooting of civilians by very edgy US troops.
Alongside the pain felt by witnessing their pain was a feeling, fleetingly felt, hardly tangible envy.
We are also witnessing the biggest exodus from farming in living memory.
Witnessing day to day life on the famous ghats from a boat at sunrise is among the highlights of any trip to India.
Witnessing the transition of South Africa from a global pariah to a respected beacon among nations.
Witnessing Rasmus being severely pelted with mud, rocks, firecrackers and urine.
The antics of the committee were so reprehensible, that all witnessing them, from all sides of the argument, were genuinely shocked.
Today, we are witnessing a revival of shamanic tradition.
Which means we may be witnessing the advent of the world's first purely rhetorical technology.
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But, presenting a tableau of a period in process and witnessing the birth and death of varying perspectives is not Vickers ' aim.
True, they had the unpleasantness of often witnessing acts of odious despotism, ' lettres de cachet ', etc.
The level of violence we are witnessing by robbers intent on stealing is quite unprecedented.
Other features reminiscent of the original barbarous rites in the primitive caverns of the East, no doubt also occupied a place in the cult; bandaging of eyes, binding of hands with the intestines of a fowl, leaping over a ditch filled with water, witnessing a simulated murder, are mentioned by the Pseudo-Augustine; and the manipulation of lights in the crypt, the administration of oaths, and the repetition of the sacred formulae, all contributed toward inducing a state of ecstatic exaltation.
24); in John they make four parts of them and cast lots concerning His seamless tunic, thus fulfilling the text, " They divided My garments among them and upon My vesture they cast lots ": the parallelism of Hebrew poetry, which twice describes one fact, being taken as witnessing to two, and the tunic doubtless symbolizing the unity of the Church, as in Philo the high priest's seamless robe symbolizes the indivisible unity of the universe, expressive of the Logos (De ebrietate, xxi.).
The so-called Apocryphal Acts of certain apostles, while witnessing to the impression produced by our Acts as a type of edifying literature, only emphasize this fact.
But with all necessary deductions the biography is valuable as witnessing to the immense reputation for sanctity and for theological acumen which Ephraim had gained in his lifetime, or at least soon after he died.
The chiefs who had planned to hurl the famished warrior host upon the colony had committed an incredible blunder in neglecting to call the nation together under pretext of witnessing the resurrection.
Which means we may be witnessing the advent of the world 's first purely rhetorical technology.
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Unfortunately, you probably won't be able to avoid witnessing some sibling rivalry, but there are some steps you can take to lessen its occurance.
The territorial struggle you're witnessing is common to many multi-cat households.
He's ready to claim some territory for his own, hence the small conflicts you're witnessing.
Kids learn how to become highly functional and happy adults from witnessing their parents calmly handle changing situations rather than turning every disruption into a disaster.
The beach should also have adequate shade if guests will be witnessing the ceremony.
Kid Rock, witnessing the trouble, intervened on said female's behalf.
After witnessing the time out, the rest of the gang have been lining up like good little troopers.
You move through room after room witnessing strange events by clicking on seemingly random parts of the screen.
If a child has recently undergone any sort of trauma such as witnessing divorce, a pet's death, or family problems, treatment for thumb sucking should not be undertaken right away.
Children and adolescents with pyromania are often aroused by fire-setting, and/or feel pleasure, relief, or gratification when setting fires or witnessing the consequences of fire.
Reading about the amazing work that went into building it is one thing, but actually standing in front of it and witnessing its marvel features is much more exciting.
Others report witnessing the ghost sometimes carrying her own head.
Some experiencers even describe traveling great distances, witnessing remote events and sometimes even seeing future events in the form of a prophecy or ESP.
Remote viewing is the ability to visualize another location and/or occurrence without ever having been there or witnessing it.
Within the last decade, Hollywood has been witnessing a baby boom as more and more female celebrities give birth to adorable infants.
The monitors can also help motivate exercisers who thrive on witnessing progress and success.
Ian Curtis formed Warsaw with Bernard Summer, Terry Mason and Peter Hook after witnessing one of the legendary Sex Pistols gigs at the Lesser Free Trade Hall in the summer of 1976.
He subsequently experienced sudden shifts forward in time, witnessing and even participating in events where he would change the future.
Witnessing the gaping hole to the shadow world form in the middle of the real world was unsettling.
Dean's offer to help was dismissed as he looked up and down the street hoping no neighbors were witnessing the growing pile of ample sized clothes.
When she turned away, he blocked the view with his hands and prayed she had done the same to avoid witnessing his savagery.
Ramsay (Was Christ Born at Bethlehem?, 1898, pp. 1 49 ff.) defends the exact accuracy of St Luke's " first census " as witnessing to the (otherwise of course unknown) introduction into Syria of the periodic fourteen years' census which the evidence of papyri has lately established for Egypt, at least from A.D.
Desideri remained at Lhasa till April 1721, witnessing the capture of Lhasa successively by Dzungar and Chinese.
If this surmise be correct, we are witnessing in clusters a counter-process of progress of a nova.
Living at the time he did, when the doctrines of the humoral pathologists were carried to an extreme extent, and witnessing the ravages which disease made on the solid structures of the body, it was not surprising that he should oppose a doctrine which appeared to him to lead to a false practice and to fatal results, and adopt one which attributed more to the agency of the solids and very little to that of the fluids of the body.
At Austerlitz he had the satisfaction of witnessing the actual results of his artillery reforms. The commissariat scandals which came to light after the peace of Tilsit convinced the emperor that nothing short of the stern and incorruptible energy of Arakcheev could reach the sources of the evil, and in January 1808 he was appointed inspector-general and war minister.
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