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IDEALInternational Digital Electronic Access Library
IDEALIncremental Decrease in Endpoints Through Aggressive Lipid Lowering (heart medication trial)
IDEALIntegrated Data to Enhance Arizona's Learning
IDEALInitiating, Diagnosing, Establishing, Acting, Learning (Software Engineering Institute model)
IDEALInternational Decade of East African Lakes
IDEALInitiating, Diagnosing, Establishing, Acting, Leveraging
IDEALInstitute for the Development of Education, Arts and Leisure
IDEALIndependently-Developable End-User Assessable Logical (programming)
IDEALIdentify, Define, Explore, Act, Look (problem solving methodology)
IDEALInnovative Double Exposure by Advanced Lithography
IDEALInitiating Dialysis Early and Late Trial (medical trial)
IDEALIndividualized Developmental Educational Approaches to Learning (school)
IDEALIdentify, Determine, Evaluate, Act, and Learn (problem-solving model)
IDEALIntegrated Design & Engineering Analysis Languages
IDEALInhalation, Deposition, and Exhalation of Aerosols in/from the Lungs
IDEALIrish Domestic Electrical Appliances Limited
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A chivalrous young American may offer his life for a remote ideal which yet may belong to his familial tradition.
His ideal is constructed not of pure reason or poetry, but from careful and sympathetic study of a wide range of facts.
It looks as if they were victims of a conspiracy; for the books they read, ideal by the necessity of selection, and the conversation of their elders, who look back upon the past through a rosy haze of forgetfulness, prepare them for an unreal life.
He had chosen his ideal, and he was bound to serve her, and break lances for her, and acknowledge her as the ideal of pure Beauty, whatever she might say or do afterwards.
Their ardor alternated between a vague ideal and the common yearning of womanhood; so that the one was disapproved as extravagance, and the other condemned as a lapse.
Taken for what it is worth, the expression of this mood--the culture of ennui for its own sake--is certainly carried to its ideal of negation by Amiel.
Show me the fat, opulent coward," he was wont to say, "who ever originated a beautiful ideal.
At least it removed her dread of being laughed at, though the deeper hurt of an outraged ideal remained.
He said the university needed ever so much more money this year than the state was willing to furnish; and that it must come from wealthy personages who could not but be offended by the swerving of the university from its high ideal of the passionless pursuit of passionless intelligence.
The higher virtue, which is identical with knowledge, is an ideal only.
The whole is a vast epic allegory, aiming, in the first place, to portray the virtues which make up the character of a perfect knight; an ideal embodiment, seen through Renaissance conceptions, of the best in the chivalrous system which in Spenser's time had passed away, but to which some choice spirits still looked back with regretful admiration.
Neither must we forget that the Republic is but the third part of a still larger design which was to have included an ideal history of Athens, as well as a political and physical philosophy.