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For so much was then subject to demonstration, that the globe of the earth had great parts beyond the Atlantic, which mought be probably conceived not to be all sea: and adding thereto the tradition in Plato's Timaeus, and his Atlanticus, it mought encourage one to turn it to a prediction.
testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated.
This acquiescence in Mrs Blifil was considered by the neighbours, and by the family, as a mark of her condescension to her brother's humour, and she was imagined by all others, as well as Thwackum and Square, to hate the foundling in her heart; nay, the more civility she showed him, the more they conceived she detested him, and the surer schemes she was laying for his ruin: for as they thought it her interest to hate him, it was very difficult for her to persuade them she did not.
She was so desirous of often seeing him, and discovered such satisfaction and delight in his company, that before he was eighteen years old he was become a rival to both Square and Thwackum; and what is worse, the whole country began to talk as loudly of her inclination to Tom, as they had before done of that which she had shown to Square: on which account the philosopher conceived the most implacable hatred for our poor heroe.
It is depressing to see so really noble a character as Catherine soured, as we feel, and lowered, as time goes on, from the happy resignation of the first volume (in which solemn, beautiful, and entire, and so very real, she is like a poem of Wordsworth) down to the mere passivity of the third volume, and the closing scene of Robert Elsmere's days, very exquisitely as this episode of unbelieving yet saintly biography has been conceived and executed.
The book passes indeed, successively, through distinct, broadly conceived phases of scenery, which, becoming veritable parts of its texture, take hold on the reader, as if in an actual sojourn in the places described.
But however it came about he had conceived the idea that I was an outcast for a reason similar to his own, and I let his mistake pass, it seemed to matter so little and to draw us together so naturally.
Monteverde conceived his Pinocchio (1990) as a little boy's progress in life, a Tanzspiel looking at The Seven Deadly Sins of Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht, and quoting from celebrated ballets.
SAN ANTONIO -- "Sell Your Business for a Premium" was conceived by Dr.
It was thought that the clinic used a small number of highly intelligent friends as sperm donors but it has now emerged that around 600 of the babies were conceived using sperm from Wiesner himself.
Children conceived through in vitro fertilization are generally as healthy and well adjusted as the general population, according to a study published in Fertility and Sterility.
The idea for the daily "lightshow" was conceived by LeFrak CEO Richard Lefrak and choreographed by lighting programmer Dawn Chiang.
Conceived by AHMM (Allford Hall Monaghan Morris) as a laminated matt of landscape, the building is organised to unite the fractured geometries set up by the Westway, Harrow Road and a disparate collection of surrounding buildings.
Brooklyn was conceived in New York and Romeo was presumably conceived on a balcony.
Women were asked how many drinks they consumed in an average week during the three months before they conceived and the last three months of pregnancy, and were classified as nondrinkers, light drinkers (three or fewer drinks per week), moderate drinkers (4-13 drinks) or heavy drinkers (14 or more drinks) for each period.