counterpoise


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Here he began to thunder with his axe upon the gate of the castle, protected in part from the shot and stones cast by the defenders by the ruins of the former drawbridge, which the Templar had demolished in his retreat from the barbican, leaving the counterpoise still attached to the upper part of the portal.
An oppressed class under the sway of the feudal nobility, an armed and self-governing association in the mediaeval commune; here independent urban republic (as in Italy and Germany), there taxable "third estate" of the monarchy (as in France), afterwards, in the period of manufacture proper, serving either the semi-feudal or the absolute monarchy as a counterpoise against the nobility, and, in fact, corner-stone of the great monarchies in general, the bourgeoisie has at last, since the establishment of Modern Industry and of the world-market, conquered for itself, in the modern representative State, exclusive political sway.
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Rightly understood, this power of life and death is a sufficient counterpoise for all the ills of life; the same power when conferred upon another, upon his fellow-man, leads to tyranny of every kind.
at the instant that the attraction of the moon exactly counterpoises that of the earth; that is to say at 47/52 of its passage.
There are counterpoises and compensations in life; and the event which had made of her a social warning had also for the moment made her the most interesting personage in the village to many.
Not necessarily because it prefers India to Pakistan but due to the fact that in Washington's strategic calculations India is a counterpoise to China in the region.
out of five string sound that could counterpoise all that brass and woodwind.
Tenders are invited for Counterpoise Earthing Of 220 Kv Obra Sahupuri Dc Line Between Tower No.
Christopher Morley Kokoschka's Doll Counterpoise at the Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham ?
The averted face, the ultimate counterpoise to a surface inviting people to see; 7) Paths Apart--A doubling: the boy who glances at a woman, initiating an act of recognition, curtailment.
Initially Nutritional based diet was recommended as a source of protein, energy and essential micronutrients to counterpoise muscle wasting and intercept the starvation induced immune depletion .