How To Use Ancient In A Sentence

  • Botanical species in this ancient ecosystem included sagebrush, bluegrass, sedges, and herbs.
  • The pictures show squares within squares - the water-holding depressions that in ancient times made the gardens fruitful.
  • The second section of an ancient Greco - Roman letter was prayer or a word of thanks.
  • It shows fractured blocks of ancient sedimentary rock separated by recent sand dunes.
  • Other numerous species include the yellowbilled diver Gavia adamsii, whooper swan Cygnus cygnus, lesser whitefronted goose Anser erythropus, slatybacked gull Larus Schistisagus, Kamchatka tern Sterna camtschatica, guillemot Uria aalge, thickbilled guillemot Uria lomvia, pigeon guillemot Cepphus columbs, ancient murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus, horned puffin Fratercula Corniculata and tufted puffin Lunda cirrhata. Volcanoes of Kamchatka, Russian Federation
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  • Agates were apparently highly valued by the ancient Egyptians for their lapidary use and were mounted into gold with other precious stones such as lapis and emeralds.
  • And when he escaped, might it not have been to these ancient, forested hills? Times, Sunday Times
  • The pageant promises to be a curious mixture of the ancient and modern.
  • I could not but acknowledge that the local governments had, as it seemed to him, evinced but little sympathy with Hindooism; and that whatever might be European policy in respect to religion, the East India Company might have participated in the desire which prevails in Europe to develop ancient customs, and the reasons of those customs. Notes and Queries, No. 209, October 29 1853 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Geneologists, etc.
  • Long before the statue was unearthed, the natural process of patination had caused the formation of the red cuprite, blue azurite and green malachite commonly found in ancient bronzes. Apollo Deconstructed
  • Ancient writings reinforce their claims to the land.
  • In neopaganism, the spring and autumn equinoxes are called Ostara and Mabon, respectively, although these names are modern in origin and don't correspond to any ancient festivals. CBC | Top Stories News
  • Coblentz had its ancient name of Confluentes, from its standing at the junction of the two rivers. The Lives of the Twelve Caesars, Volume 04: Caligula
  • Dan and Claire share an interest in ancient history.
  • We passed ancient cottages embowered with climbing roses that Edward Elgar must have known as he cycled here on what he called his "trusty steed". Country diary: Malvern Hills
  • The ancient civilizations of Central and Latin America were founded upon corn.
  • With names such as Codex Sinaiticus, the Macregol Gospels and the Valenciennes Apocalypse, they evoke lost empires and ancient monasteries as surely as archaeopteryx and ceratosaurus conjure up primeval swamps and forests. GetReligion
  • I lashed the clothes that I had been brought to wear at the hospital into the bag, a couple of ancient pairs of socks that felt suddenly found and familiar.
  • Apparently the delay is due to some of the components being ancient and obsolete (dating back as far as 1999).
  • The team is largely staffed with ancients and has-beens.
  • He was one of the world's foremost scholars of ancient Indian culture.
  • I thought we were never going to reach it; and then, almost unexpectedly, we suddenly came upon it - a small but ancient village, rising up on a slight eminence, but concealed from view by big clumps of tall-growing reeds.
  • As to the pay of the Mercenaries it nearly filled two esparto-grass baskets; there were even visible in one of them some of the leathern discs which the Republic used to economise its specie; and as the Barbarians appeared greatly surprised, Hanno told them that, their accounts being very difficult, the Ancients had not had leisure to examine them. Salammbo
  • You beautiful enigma, you Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner, you little house on the prairie of the existential oversoul.
  • All ancient civilizations have records of the use of herbs in the treatment of common illnesses. Eczema Relief - the comprehensive self-help plan
  • Since the ancient and modern, along the southeast coast of South Australia is the trade must pass through the park and a transit point, as early as the Ming Dynasty have been on the "maritime trade".
  • It was a noble situation — noble as the ancient hau tree, the size of a house, where she sat as if in a house, so spaciously and comfortably house-like was its shade furnished; noble as the lawn that stretched away landward its plush of green at an appraisement of two hundred dollars a front foot to a bungalow equally dignified, noble, and costly. ON THE MAKALOA MAT
  • Years of research led the Mitchells to an ancient musical system called cymatics, or Chladni patterns, which are formed by sound waves at specific pitches. Musicians crack melodic code within Da Vinci chapel
  • The common employment of the designation carbuncle for a precious stone and also for a boil was usual from ancient times. Shakespeare and Precious Stones Treating of the Known References of Precious Stones in Shakespeare's Works, with Comments as to the Origin of His Material, the Knowledge of the Poet Concerning Precious Stones, and References as to Where the Precious S
  • One effort was an adulatory poem, Le Siecle de Louis le Grand, in which he claimed that Louis XIV's world equalled, and surpassed, that of the ancient world.
  • This was one reason for their eagerness to stress the roots of the police in ancient traditions of communal self-policing.
  • The ancient way to settle a quarrel was to choose a leader from each side and let them fight it out.
  • The splendor of the ancient calligraphical productions of Greece, [79] and the still later ones of Rome, bear repeated testimony that the practice of this art had spread during the sixth century, if not earlier, to these powerful empires. Bibliomania in the Middle Ages
  • On an ancient stone stump, about three feet thick and three feet high, used for securing ships by ropes to the shore, and called a bollard or holdfast, an elderly gentleman sits facing the land with his head bowed and his face in his hands, sobbing. Back to Methuselah
  • There seemed to my perverted sense a certain poetic justice about the fact that money, gained honestly but prosaically, in groceries or gas, should go to regild an ancient blazon or prop up the crumbling walls of some stately palace abroad. Worldly Ways and Byways
  • Moreover, the combined salaries of the three wardens or lieutenants was now less than £400 per annum, and much of this was recouped by reviving the ancient practice of farming the shrievalties.
  • It is the ancient city of the exiled and the centre of Western art. Hemingway in Paris - Parisian walks for the literary traveller
  • The last datable examples of ancient Egyptian writing are found on the island of Philae, where a hieroglyphic temple inscription was carved in AD 394 and where a piece of demotic graffiti has been dated to 450 AD.
  • The ancients built stone circles to greet the first rays of the solstice. Times, Sunday Times
  • This is without justification either ancient or modern. The Times Literary Supplement
  • In ancient Egypt, charismatic prophecy apparently was not commonplace, if it occurred at all, though institutional prophecy was of the greatest importance.
  • At the end of six hours, and late at night, we passed to the right, the ruins of an ancient city standing on the declivity of the mountain and still bearing its original name Amata (Arabic). Travels in Syria and the Holy Land
  • Nobody really knows what the marks on the ancient stones signify.
  • Only a feat of brilliant decipherment by Jean-François Champollion, working in the 1820s, allowed us to understand ancient Egypt again in its own terms. Beyond the Pharaohs
  • Ancient parfleche and quillwork designs are reinterpreted in beadwork, a craft that arose in the post-Contact era, when glass beads became available beaded moccasins, right, $125 and up; baby mocs shown in additional photos at bottom, $35-$80; Melvin Miner beaded rattle, below, $70. Stephanie Woodard: Adventure Shopping Alert: Sale on Fine Lakota Crafts
  • It is quite another to attribute a sense of mechanical consciousness to ancient pre-industrial civilization.
  • It is a remarkable reminder of the culture of the Getes, a Thracian people who were in contact with the Hellenistic and Hyperborean worlds, according to ancient geographers.
  • How were ancient peoples able to construct monumental Egyptian pyramids in an age devoid of the tools of modern technology?
  • Now the three swords, now and anciently borne before the king at his coronation, were known as the sword of the clergy, the sword of the laity, and the third (curtana), which has no point, the sword of mercy. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss
  • Old and new lie next to one another, mixed and intermingled; the ancient is about to pass away, while the modern is geared for eternity, or at least for a kalpa which seems to us eternal.
  • I have a chapter on Shakespeare and Macbeth; there's the chapter about Ancient Greece, a chapter about Delphi and sibyls in Grecian-Roman times.
  • The Jolly Bottle, the Jolly Bottle, "cried Habershaw, pronouncing this word according to ancient usage, with the accent on the last syllable, as if spelt" bottel; "" give us the Jolly Bottle, we all know the chorus of that song. Horse-Shoe Robinson: A Tale of the Tory Ascendency.
  • Thus, in ancient art, any human action was on the plane of the heroic.
  • Other chants, like Agnus dei: Qui pius ac mitis, were expanded, or “troped” with additional text and music, and it was perhaps as an educational gesture that Greek, Hebrew, and Galician words were added to the ancient double-versicle “prosa” Alleluia: Gratulemur et letemur. Archive 2009-04-01
  • They are knee-deep in gelid gray water, with food and clothing, skinned seagulls and whale blubber, sheepskins and oilskins - the ancient flotsam of death at sea - sloshing about them.
  • The reference here to distrust of the judiciary once again accentuates Dicey's adoption of the ancient conception of the rule of law.
  • The subtlety of the fragmentary relics of ancient hominid fossil evidence was astonishing.
  • We are overapt to apply our nineteenth century prejudices and prepossessions to the morality of the ancient Greeks who would have specimen'd such squeamishness in Attic salt. Arabian nights. English
  • I would there were no age between sixteen and three-and-twenty, or that youth would sleep out the rest; for there is nothing in the between but getting wenches with child, wronging the ancientry, stealing, fighting. Horrible Boys
  • Its purpose was that of a glacis of an ancient castle.
  • The holistic therapies might lead medicine back towards the holism of the ancient systems.
  • The Glen Lyon Millennium Event takes the form of a horseshoe route which follows an old peat track past a flowing burn, replete with deep pools, rockfalls and ancient trees.
  • My position on euthanasia is actually derived from the ancient Greek one; that is, I am generally in favour of allowing it, as long as the person being euthanized is in perfectly sound mental condition, not non compos mentis, and has positively re-affirmed his decision at least three times over the period of at least a suspended period of time to allow for reconsideration (say 15 or 30 days). Matthew Yglesias » Bishops and Abortion
  • An ancient Hopi Prophecy states. When the Blue Star Kachina makes its appearance in the heavens the 5th world will emerge.
  • Christmas Allegedly Christmas tree first appeared in ancient Rome in mid-December Saturnalia, the German missionary Nikos in the 8th century AD, dedicated to El Ni?o using P-trees.
  • Cuvier, in one of a series of lectures, delivered at Paris, in the spring of last year, says, "the name chemistry, itself, comes from the word _chim_, which was the ancient name of Egypt;" and he states that minerals were known to the Egyptians "not only by their external characters, but also by what we at the present day call their _chemical characters_. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 17, No. 479, March 5, 1831
  • Ancient instruments used for court music include zithers, flutes, reed instruments, and percussion.
  • To the west of the church is an open cortile, the ancient burying ground, with fourteen pillars in the wall bearing niches for the Stations of the The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock
  • And as an ancient sage once said, ‘Democracy is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.’
  • To understand this, you have to turn the clock back and take a look at our ancient ancestors. The Sun
  • In ancient times one regular performer apparently used to swallow stones and then make music by banging on his stomach.
  • Few aspects of ancient warfare are more conducive to archaeological research than siege mining and countermining.
  • Seahenge, an ancient water megalith was a career-making story for Lorin Gallagher, a freelance writer with psychic ability to know the truth by touch. Archive 2006-08-27
  • Women were banned from competing and spectating at the original Games, and shot put is barely 100 years old, so the direct linkage with the ancient past was tenuous.
  • How many individuals in this modern day have the depth and breadth of experience and knowledge that these ancient warriors acquired through long centuries of warfare?
  • It slopes southwest from the watershed between the Nile and Congo rivers, part of an ancient peneplain interrupted by mostly granitic inselbergs, threaded by gallery forests, with large marshland depressions. Garamba National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • The term agrarianism derived partly from the ancient Roman agrarian law to redistribute property and Thomas Paine's 1797 work, Agrarian Justice Opposed to Agrarian Law, and to Agrarian Monopoly: Being a Plan for Meliorating the Condition of Man, By Creating in Every Advocating The Man: Masculinity, Organized Labor, and the Household in New York, 1800-1840
  • These Ancients, more ancient than ours but still not literally ancient, saw the world not as a giant clockwork but as an organism.
  • In others, such as Alessandro Allori's image of a magnificently dressed and bejeweled, strong-minded young woman c. 1580s, the name of the subject is unknown, while in still others, such as Jusepe de Ribera's imaginary portrait of an ancient philosopher or Lucas Cranach the Elder's modishly attired 16th-century Saxon charmer, we are given an ideal or a general type, rather than a specific individual. See Their Worlds in Their Faces
  • However, Jenkins said demands for reburial were now coming from minority groups in Britain, including pagans and druids, while Manchester consulted the group Honouring the Ancient Dead, which campaigns for reburial of pre-Christian British remains, before removing the Worsley Man head. Museums avoid displaying human remains 'out of respect'
  • It is a collection of the most exquisite rendering of ancient Chinese verse.
  • This ancient grain has a chewy texture and a mild, nutty flavour. Times, Sunday Times
  • The doctrine of Moses and the Prophets, identical at bottom with that of the ancient Egyptians, also had its outward meaning and its veils.
  • Thousands of cuneiform tablets and ancient Christian, Muslim and Jewish manuscripts are gone.
  • To reach his aim he didn't hesitate in taking possession of more ancient monuments.
  • One such bod was commenting that he thought that the ancients had erected Pentre Ifan because it was aesthetically pleasing and fitted in with the surrounding landscape.
  • An early result of that interest was his book Skywatchers of Ancient Mexico, which helped establish the field of archaeoastronomy - the study of the astronomical practices, celestial lore, and cosmologies of ancient cultures.
  • A group of scientists from the University of South Carolina in Columbia says that they've used geological anomalies, as well as clues from rock samples, to identify an ancient crater buried beneath the piedmont sediments of their state.
  • It is a Hindu doctrine Movement, to teach the Universal Law of Creation, revealed by ancient Christian mysteries.
  • The painting raises another question: how can native Hawaiians preserve ancient traditions within the calabash of ideas and cultures that is contemporary Hawaii?
  • Yes, every tree as if is a mystery story the phantom, every flower mushroom seems to hide an ancient riddle.
  • This custom of lapidation, in token of hate, is an ancient practice, still common in the East. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah
  • There are free-standing ones and another which is attached to an ancient barn.
  • Sure, it's a monument, but it's one that vibrates with a zest for life that nothing as ancient can match.
  • Sarah Pickin, 23, spotted the ancient piece of "confectionery" during a dig in north-west Finland, but had to check with colleagues whether her hunch was correct or if it was in fact a fossilised piece of animal dung. Student Finds Neolithic Chewing Gum | Impact Lab
  • And incidentally, it's in India where the ancient symbol of the swastika originated.
  • The rocks are argillaceous, sericitic and chloritic, metamorphosed slates and schists, sedimentary pre Jura-trias slates, and ancient devitrified volcanic rocks. North Carolina and its Resources.
  • While it looks quaintly ancient on the outside, the bedrooms would sit just as easily in any fashionable city boutique hotel.
  • ‘We're following the ancient Cinnamon Route,’ he says proudly, seated atop a coil of rope in the ship's bow as it skims across the Java Sea.
  • The history of western commentaries on ancient Mesoamerican objects is full of extravagant claims made on the basis of such meaningless formal convergences.
  • The ONLY connection, is that the land currently being called FYROM was once part of a greater region which ancient Macedonians lived in. SofiaEcho RSS feed
  • Week one : ancient ruins. Times, Sunday Times
  • The lunar calendar and new year festivities date from ancient times.
  • The book serves as a bridge between ancient wisdom and modern science.
  • One after another the _antichi spiriti dolenti_ rise up and salute the new edifice: Nimrod and the Assyrians, Anglo-Saxon ealdormen and Norman knights templars, and citizens of ancient Bristol. A History of English Romanticism in the Eighteenth Century
  • The romantic backdrop of mist-shrouded mountains and ancient temples in the southeast town of Kyongju only highlighted the strain between the two.
  • In the ancient villages, where the lodges were crowded together, the railings were always present. Buffalo Bird Woman's Garden
  • It may derive, distantly, from8 the ancient Greek practice of offering to Artemis, goddess of the hunt and of the moon, a round honey cake into which a candle was stuck.
  • In ancient Roman society it was represented by the patricians.
  • But the more relevant argument is that religion promotes out-group mentality in an age of interdependence when we can't afford to surrender to ancient instincts. Ted Cadsby: Defying Our Maker: What The New Atheists Miss
  • The core of the city is a series of ancient squares.
  • They come from an ancient mathematical model. Times, Sunday Times
  • Don't bother wading through those crowded pages with their ancient typesets and such. Nick Mamatas' Journal
  • The jalfrezi is a scrumptious curry that originates from the ancient Mogul era of India. WalesOnline - Home
  • On Saturday mornings throughout the month of September the ancient tradition of yawl sailing was handed down to a new generation of enthusiasts.
  • The stone cages have a curiously sensual, primeval quality, like the ancient dry stone walls in fields.
  • _ The word "buckram" was anciently applied to the finest linen cloth, as is apparently the case here; see The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio
  • The ancients told those stories around the camp fires and those stories grew by the flame enkindled in the hearer's hearts; transforming them into story tellers too. Happy Valentines Day, -XOX, The New Body of Christ:
  • The ancient traveler leaving China along this road would pass through Dunhuang before braving the many hazards of the journey westwards through East Turkestan (present-day Xinjiang).
  • The opening theme is based on the ancient myth that the River Lee was formed by the gorging tail of a giant serpent defeated in battle by St Finbarr.
  • Two workboats, ancient battered things with rusting plates, shouldered into it from either side like a couple of drunks supporting a comatose companion.
  • Her rotund torso and delicately etched facial features evince the monumental simplicity of an ancient fertility goddess.
  • God-forsaken parish on a Government job, and I happen on a whole shopful of ancient remains. News from the Duchy
  • The last datable examples of ancient Egyptian writing are found on the island of Philae, where a hieroglyphic temple inscription was carved in AD 394 and where a piece of demotic graffiti has been dated to 450 AD.
  • Ancient Egypt declined, was overrun and thereafter ruled by foreign powers.
  • At the same time Wales was divided into counties or shires, some of which were based on and named after the ancient lordships.
  • The ancient way to settle a quarrel was to choose a leader from each side and let them fight it out.
  • They often fought each other and attacked humans until slain by a brave hero, frequently at an ancient site.
  • And, indeed, so solitary and remote is this ancient edifice, and so simple is the mode of living of the people in this by-corner of Spain, that the appearance of even a sorry calesa might well cause astonishment. The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus
  • Apparently I have a ‘groovy urban boho life spent cruising bagel shops, watching films in Swahili and listening to music sung in ancient tribal click languages’.
  • We stopped at a little hut, where we saw an old woman grinding with the quern, the ancient Highland instrument, which it is said was used by the Romans, but which, being very slow in its operation, is almost entirely gone into disuse. Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides
  • The Ardennes is the northernmost of the four Departments into which the wise men of 1790 divided the ancient province of France and the Republic A Record of Things Seen and Learned in the French Provinces During the 'Centennial' Year 1889
  • Ancient sources alluded to this element of frigidity by categorising the sign as ‘slightly barren’ in matters of fertility, and drawing pre-pubescent youth or sexless beings into its symbolic expression.
  • Week one : ancient ruins. Times, Sunday Times
  • Some believe that the government of the city was hereby separated from that of the shire wherein it was situate, and that the right of appointing their own justiciar which the citizens obtained by this charter was the right of electing a sheriff for the city of London in the place of the non-elective ancient port-reeve. London and the Kingdom - Volume I
  • Thessaly is a powerful and immortal witch who has been around since the times of Ancient Greece. Dewey's Amazing Graphic Novels Challenge!
  • Hawk_, _The Tunning of_ Elianer Rumpkin: In many of which, following the humor of the ancientest of our Modern Poets, he takes a Poetical The Lives of the Most Famous English Poets (1687)
  • The ancient sidewheel steamer was small and there were few passengers on the upper deck, forward. Janice Day at Poketown
  • In ancient times they used disguise and subterfuge, but these modern warriors used an equally disarming trick. Times, Sunday Times
  • Torches guttered in iron sconces set about the cavern and cabinets emerged at bizarre angles from ancient columns of stone etched with unnatural runes.
  • There was also an ancient-looking horn and an "erhu" -- a two-string instrument which produced the most heart-wrenching sounds, and the "yanqin", a string instrument so beautiful and powerful that I thought there were twenty different instruments playing at once! Mao's Last Dancer
  • To make the glyphs, the ancient carvers used chisels, probably of hard, fine-grained quartzite, which they struck with hammers of stone or antler, each blow chipping out one small stone flake.
  • Here, as in the Kobe region of Japan, they come from the ancient Wagyu breed, which yields meat finely marbled with fat and therefore both tender and flavorful.
  • Yet the historical part of Edinburgh, the part most frequented by visitors, is a slum intersected by ancient houses that have been segregated and turned into museums and training-colleges.
  • The book gives a good picture of everyday life in ancient Rome.
  • The tour begins and ends in Addis Ababa with its thriving culture, ancient churches, cosmopolitan eateries and outdoor markets.
  • In ancient times this was done by carrying the body to a high hilltop, leaving it bare for nature's scavengers to feed on.
  • Ironically, a nation of know-nothings is secretly guided by adherents of an esoteric political tradition rooted in a grand conversation among philosophers ranging from ancient Greece to Weimar Germany.
  • If an ancient man saw planes two thousand years ago, he would've thought they were birds or angels from another world. Dejan Stojanovic 
  • Yes | No | Report from huntnow wrote 8 weeks 5 hours ago to quote myself from earlier this month, "the ancient art of trapping is vastly underrated". How would i get rid of raccoons that won't get out of my garbage?
  • Line-singing is an ancient form of worship where a precentor, or leader, sings the first line of a psalm and the congregation responds, finishing off the verse.
  • The owner, Gerald Thornton, was as much of a relic as the rare and ancient coins in which he specialized. CHAMELEON
  • Maybe he'd find some ancient Mayan herbal remedy to rejuvenate him. COMPULSION
  • And the privilege, ancient though it be, to beat her with a stick, to pull her hair, choke her, spit in her face or kick her about the floor, or to inflict upon her like indignities, is not now acknowledged by our law .... 'Trivial Complaints:' The Role of Privacy in Domestic Violence Law and Activism in the U.S.
  • The cash flow was regulated by an incredibly ancient compressed air system.
  • Among the other notable churches of Orvieto are San Giovenale, which contains remnants of ancient frescoes, and San Andrea, which has a dodecagon tower; in 1220 Pierre d'Artois was consecrated King of Jerusalem by The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip
  • One hill I passed over I found to be composed of puddingstone, that is to say, a conglomeration of many kinds of stone mostly rounded and mixed up in a mass, and formed by the smothered bubblings of some ancient and ocean-quenched volcano. Australia Twice Traversed, Illustrated,
  • I had a feeling that his logic would not bear close scrutiny but was too numb to argue with the ancient greenkeeper.
  • None of this is unique, and ancient and modern authors have found it very difficult to define helotism, because it was not considered to be an ordinary type of unfree labor. OpEdNews - Diary: Palestinians in Gaza, the Modern Helots
  • Tromp would maunder over and over of how Johannes Maartens and the cunies robbed the kings on Tabong Mountain, each embalmed in his golden coffin with an embalmed maid on either side; and of how these ancient proud ones crumbled to dust within the hour while the cunies cursed and sweated at junking the coffins. Chapter 15
  • The idea of henges dotting ancient Britain is reinforced by the discovery of the so-called "Seahenge," a remarkably well-preserved timber circle, on New Stones at Avebury
  • At a time when cultural events influenced by westernisation are fast becoming more popular among the younger generation, there is a growing concern that ancient and traditional arts would slowly fade away.
  • Stonehenge is one of the world's best known monuments of the ancient times.
  • The ancient line between sacred and profane is hard for us to grasp now. The Times Literary Supplement
  • Eugenia too, soothed with the delusions of her romantic but innocent fancy, flattered herself she might now see continually the object she conceived formed for meriting her ever reverential regard; and Miss Margland was importantly occupied upon affairs best suited to her taste and ancient habits, in deliberating how first to bring forth her fair charge with the most brilliant effect. Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth
  • Fifty pence from each bottle bought will go to the trust's ancient tree hunt, a project to save rare, ancient trees in the UK.
  • The history of Tamil invasions against the only homeland that the Buddhist Sinhalese possess is not just the stuff of ancient history, but a living reality underpinned by latter-day Tamil terrorism. Buddha’s Savage Peace
  • Ancient Galenic expositions of the body's humoral composition, and attendant physical fluctuations, further complicated a woman's position.
  • If the less perfect ophidians, or snakes, which now abound on the earth had taken the lead in those ancient days among the land reptiles, and the Deinosaurians had been contemporary with Man, there can be no doubt that the progressionist would have seized upon this fact with unfeigned satisfaction as confirmatory of his views. The Antiquity of Man
  • The uppermost is written in hieroglyphics; the second in what is now called demotic, the common script of ancient Egypt; and the third in Greek.
  • Descended from the Carolingian counts and vicomtes, they possessed and exercised very ancient rights of jurisdiction over their lordships.
  • The medieval ports of Lannion and Treguier are short drives away, each with picturesque timbered houses and ancient churches.
  • The folklore of the ancient Dogon tribe of West Africa dates back thousands of years and speaks of the star Sirius B, which was invisible to the naked eye. Supernatural - Paranormal, ESP, Occult
  • The torso armour itself had coral shaped into the symbol of the ancient Merfolk.
  • But linear perspective itself is probably a renaissance not an antique invention, and Durer's approach to ancient architecture is remarkably free and unlearned.
  • She heard a rumor about an ancient temple in Bolivia that contains an ornate stone dais.
  • Instead of searching for a modern definition of culture, Nietzsche transposes an archaic ideal of culture (modeled after the stratified society of ancient Greece) onto modern society.
  • In the ancient world, courage, moderation, and justice were prime species of moral virtue.
  • On our left, the elegant old dowager Cloister slept in its garden of flowers, under its arching canopy of ancient oaks. DOWNTOWN
  • The monks also study various subjects of Buddhist sutra and tantra of both the Ancient and New traditions.
  • colossal crumbling ruins of an ancient temple
  • In ancient heraldry a bendlet azure on a coat was a mark of cadency.
  • Ancient and primitive tribes used these plants, often combined with different earths, to colour and decorate their faces and bodies.
  • Their adventurous and inquisitive nature explains their fascination with the ancient beauty and splendor of Egypt.
  • Thus, anciently, the invading horde in Jehoshaphat's time had marched as far north as En-gedi, before intelligence of their advance was conveyed to the court. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible
  • The architecture attested to its ancient heritage, with massive castle-like structures adorned with spires and turrets on nearly every building.
  • The author emphasizes that the same language line of dialect geography and the phenomenon of speech sound keeping ancient sound cannot be taken as criteria to classify dialects.
  • Slavery provided the foundation for many ancient types of society.
  • Now besides our voyages and trades of late yeeres to the North and Northeast regions of the world, and our ancient traffique also to those parts; I haue not bene vnmindefull (so farre as the histories of England and of other Countreys would giue me direction) to place in the fore-front of this booke those forren conquests, exploits, and trauels of our English nation, which haue bene atchieued of old. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation
  • You know 1/6 of his writingsNewton wrote a tremendous amountwas caught up in alchemical knowledge in one way or the other and he believed that there were secrets to be uncovered, that the ancients had this great knowledge. A Conversation with Rebecca Stott about The Coral Thief
  • Such a concept of respecting the elders was also strongly promoted by ancient philosophers.
  • Until we can create a time machine that can take us back to directly examine past Earth landscapes, paleogeographic maps remain the best tool for reconstructing ancient Earth landscapes. Durangoherald.com
  • Aside from the linguistic challenges they pose, these ancient artificial, noncewords, with their sonorous, cantillating, rhyming, and rhythmical variations on phonetic themes, have intrigued and fascinated scholars who try to divine the rules governing their formation. VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIX No 1
  • Unraveled scrolls of ancient calligraphic writing cluttered the open floor, and watercolor tapestries of jungle temples hung on the otherwise barren wall.
  • It was also the ancient world equivalent of name-dropping designed to differentiate him from the rest of the philosopher herd affected by divine radiation.
  • Ancient thick walls and decorated stones, bladder campion and violets threaded through the grass.
  • This revival of ancient architecture and interior styles was also readily adopted by America. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings
  • This was an early example of what the ancients called akrasia, or weakness of will, where we find ourselves doing what we know we shouldn't.
  • mythicize the ancient stories
  • In the opening chapter, the author traces the development of judo from its ancient roots.

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