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Forbes, the English geologist, had made frequent visits to the Mont Blanc region, and had given much attention to the disputed question of the movement of glaciers.
This entreaty led naturally to a renewal of the disputed question of going, or not going, to bed.
All I need say, just now, is, that the Baroness Von Koeldwethout somehow or other acquired great control over the Baron Von Koeldwethout, and that, little by little, and bit by bit, and day by day, and year by year, the baron got the worst of some disputed question, or was slyly unhorsed from some old hobby; and that by the time he was a fat hearty fellow of forty-eight or thereabouts, he had no feasting, no revelry, no hunting train, and no hunting--nothing in short that he liked, or used to have; and that, although he was as fierce as a lion, and as bold as brass, he was decidedly snubbed and put down, by his own lady, in his own castle of Grogzwig.
Heyward gathered from the manners of the different speakers, that the father and son espoused one side of a disputed question, while the white man maintained the other.
Miss Trotwood, or Miss Betsey, as my poor mother always called her, when she sufficiently overcame her dread of this formidable personage to mention her at all (which was seldom), had been married to a husband younger than herself, who was very handsome, except in the sense of the homely adage,'handsome is, that handsome does' - for he was strongly suspected of having beaten Miss Betsey, and even of having once, on a disputed question of supplies, made some hasty but determined arrangements to throw her out of a two pair of stairs' window.
That is touching another great and much disputed question," exclaimed the Doctor, who seized upon every distinct idea that the ardent and somewhat dogmatic old man left exposed to his mental grasp, with the vain hope of inducing a logical discussion, in which he might bring his battery of syllogisms to annihilate the unscientific defences of his antagonist.
Is appealed to, at the fish stage of the banquet, by Veneering, on the disputed question whether his cousin Lord Snigsworth is in or out of town?
95--David Decosimo has written an excellent book on a disputed question of Thomistic scholarship, namely, whether Aquinas holds that fallen and unredeemed human beings, that is, "pagans," can acquire moral virtues, and if so, in what sense.
Abraham Lincoln's morality has been a disputed question at least since the publication of James G.
Thus, in a case that presented no disputed question regarding the scope or meaning of arbitration, the Supreme Court articulated a new policy regarding arbitration clauses without examining the FAA's original purpose and without regard for the policy's effect on traditional state contract principles.
A feature of that settlement agreement was that if the corporate defendants defaulted, the parties would go forward with a summary judgment motion aimed at settling the disputed question of whether Catsimatidis could be held personally liable.
Salzman and Lawler situate their work in the Scholastic tradition of quaestio disputata, meaning the disputed question, inviting the reader into a process of historical excavation, contemporary awareness and, most importantly, moral discernment.