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Fate had made Daniel Rackstraw a millionaire and a Radical, but at heart he was a spectator of football.
Under all these sovereigns (to complete our summary of the movement) the more radical Protestants, Puritans as they came to be called, were active in agitation, undeterred by frequent cruel persecution and largely influenced by the corresponding sects in Germany and by the Presbyterianism established by Calvin in Geneva and later by John Knox in Scotland.
Wolfendon says it is a most unwise thing for a good Radical who wants to retain the confidence of the people to be seen about with a Duchess.
I could put up with a good deal of provocation, but, after holding the soundest Conservative principles all my life, I could NOT put up with being called a Radical.
The hero's wife and one child, the hobby-horse, the doctor, the foreign gentleman who not being familiar with the language is unable in the representation to express his ideas otherwise than by the utterance of the word 'Shallabalah' three distinct times, the radical neighbour who will by no means admit that a tin bell is an organ, the executioner, and the devil, were all here.
Free radicals vary widely in their thermodynamic properties, ranging from very oxidizing to very reducing.
Their topics include radical reaction pathways initiated by direct energy deposition in DNA by ionizing radiation, the reactivity of nucleic acid sugar radicals, pyrimidine nucleobase radical reactivity, the kinetics of long-range oxidative electron transfer through DNA, electronic-affinic radiosensitizers, principles and applications of electrochemical oxidation of nuclear acids, and DNA damage by phenoxyl radicals.
1) For the cosmetic chemist, free radicals play a key role in aging.
They found that the compound, when energized by light, produces free radicals, which are highly reactive chemical species with unpaired electrons.
It might fairly be said that the fight thus unfolding was one front in the larger conflict to determine what would be the character of the United States of America, as the Radicals attempted to punish the South and rewrite the Constitution to suit their ends.
The verdict and sentence produced outrage among radicals who compared such lenient treatment with what those of a lower social class were accustomed to receive for lesser offences.
This message was not lost on later black radicals such as Malcolm X, himself of West Indian heritage, who felt entitled to strive for their cause "by any means necessary.