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It is highly probable that these poems were interpolations into the "Catalogues" expanded by later poets from more summary notices in the genuine Hesiodic work and subsequently detached from their contexts and treated as independent.
Although the presiding Genii in such an office as this, exercise a summary and arbitrary power over the liberties, the good name, the character, almost the lives, of Her Majesty's subjects, expecially of the poorer class; and although, within such walls, enough fantastic tricks are daily played to make the angels blind with weeping; they are closed to the public, save through the medium of the daily press.
Lowell has named in a suggestive summary the chief quality of each of the great English poets, with Chaucer standing first in order: 'Actual life is represented by Chaucer; imaginative life by Spenser; ideal life by Shakspere; interior life by Milton; conventional life by Pope.
Jingle delivered this singular summary of his prospects in life, with his accustomed volubility, and with various twitches of the countenance to counterfeit smiles.
Tangle's learned friends, each armed with a little summary of eighteen hundred sheets, bob up like eighteen hammers in a pianoforte, make eighteen bows, and drop into their eighteen places of obscurity.
Now the power of the crafty old Malay extended from one end of this great river on which the long-house lay to the other, and though not all the tribes admitted allegiance to him, yet there were few who would not furnish him with men and boats when he required them; for his piratical cruises carried him often up and down the stream, and with his savage horde it was possible for him to wreak summary and terrible vengeance upon those who opposed him.
The CPC also provides for a claimant's right to file summary legal proceedings before the summary court.
This book is divided into two sections, Garrett's "Introduction" and the Charleston Summary of Church Discipline.
In summary, if you want to fully utilize your SATA Gen 2 host port, then a port multiplier or another similar device can provide expanded storage capacity and enhanced performance.
Underlining, highlighting, boxing key points, and other marking of the text became commonplace, and these strategic markings later served as a guide for our summary writing.
The district court granted summary judgment in favor of the defendants and the appeals court affirmed.
An executive summary that states the benefits of your solution strongly and ties them clearly to the customer's needs