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Such being the case, it would have been truly absurd to exact from them much in the way of mental exertion; having short memories, dense intelligence, feeble reflective powers, they recoiled with repugnance from any occupation that demanded close study or deep thought.
Ever since he had made a close study of insanity, the good man had met with many examples of the prophetic faculty and the gift of second sight, proofs of which are frequently given by alienated minds, and which may also be found, so travellers say, among certain tribes of savages.
Written with scholarly precision, yet thoroughly accessible to readers of all backgrounds, Midnight in the Pacific: Guadalcanal--The World War II Battle That Turned the Tide of War is a close study a turning point in the Pacific theater of World War II.
He provides close study and comparison of the glossed manuscripts to determine when and why scribes switched from Latin into the vernacular, how the vernacular was used in studying Latin, how verbal glosses interact with other elements on the manuscript page such as to construe marks and punctuation, and how such manuscripts were intended to be read.
He has made a close study of Mozart's compositional procedures, and on this basis written new completions of the fragmentary Lacrymosa and Ossana fugues on a broader scale than any previous attempted.
These partnerships between government and farmers are so successful they are now the subject of close study interstate and overseas.
As they begin to take control of their lives the monochrome pages give way to multi-coloured illustrations, full of humorous detail, which rewards close study and rereading.
It is 192 pages long, a manageable length for close study, is written by South Australian, Allayne L.
A close study will reveal that both have ignored some of their major defects that have been repeatedly pulling them down.
In a close study of actual function, the Remington 504 extractor, positioned on the right side of the bolt, pulls out the cartridge case.
A source in the Arroyo camp admitted that filing a motion asking the Sandiganbayan to allow her to attend the renewal of vows of the Velarde couple will be subjected to close study.
The marginal notes came under close study, and the researchers figured out that they were entered by one Gabriel Hummelberg, but they were not his thoughts or lecture notes; instead, they were copied from the original book and were written by Glareanus himself.