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physical, mental, financial, or legal power to perform

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the body of teachers and administrators at a school

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But if, as I believe, his loss of memory and other faculties is due merely to the pressure on the brain centers of certain depressed areas of bone, then he can be cured.
Most men are satisfied if they read or hear read, and perchance have been convicted by the wisdom of one good book, the Bible, and for the rest of their lives vegetate and dissipate their faculties in what is called easy reading.
Certainly knowledge is a faculty, and the mightiest of all faculties.
Nay, he replied, that has been already disproven; if difference in faculty implies difference in the sphere or subject matter, and if, as we were saying, opinion and knowledge are distinct faculties, then the sphere of knowledge and of opinion cannot be the same.
Then what remains to be discovered is the object which partakes equally of the nature of being and not-being, and cannot rightly be termed either, pure and simple; this unknown term, when discovered, we may truly call the subject of opinion, and assign each to its proper faculty, -the extremes to the faculties of the extremes and the mean to the faculty of the mean.
His faculties refer to natures out of him and predict the world he is to inhabit, as the fins of the fish foreshow that water exists, or the wings of an eagle in the egg presuppose air.
That chap, I was a saying, though he has all his faculties about him, somewheres or another, bottled up and corked down, has no more imagination than Barnaby has.
What would any of us have been, if our fathers hadn't drawed our faculties out of us?
Sidgwick Avenue was to become Cambridge's intellectual theme park, with the individual arts faculties mimicking in their layout the format of the colleges - and by implication vying with them as a focus of learning.
In the early 1800s, trustees at northern colleges prohibited their faculties from engaging in critical discussions of slavery; abolitionism was a taboo subject.
That's mostly because World War II and Cold War defense research drove science faculties to require advanced degrees, and the impression quickly developed that all faculty had to be treated uniformly.
WebCT Vista will provide customized learning environments for faculties and departments and streamline administration via integration with the PeopleSoft student information system.
Online education would also increase collaboration among nursing faculties in teaching, research and practice.
The college support staffs didn't know how to service the equipment, and the faculties couldn't figure out how to use it.
Understanding the faculties is no small undertaking.
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