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  1. It is He who made you successors on earth.
  2. Muhammad and his immediate successors practiced beheading as the.
  3. Peter's successors who has set the rare example of all the virtues.
  4. What Rousseau and Marx wrote in ink, their successors wrote in blood.
  5. The murder of Ali in 661 and his two sons and successors al-Hassan (c.

  6. Paul was a great organizer and his successors kept up the pace he set.
  7. Had We willed, We would have made of you angels to be successors on earth.
  8. Then We made you successors on earth after them, to see how you would behave.
  9. The door was left open for Hegel, and all his successors, one of whom was Karl Marx.
  10. The Praesidium was officially meeting today to chose one or more successors to Stalin.
  11. Therefore, to your father and to you we give our fealty, and that of our heirs and successors.
  12. I then spoke of the two successors and expressed my surprise that, in his Memoirs of a Manager, M.
  13. The people of this country at that day had no idea of the territorial avidity of their successors.
  14. The successors have become impoverished through their follies, or from the fall in the value of land.
  15. But the community chain was fragile, of that there was no doubt, and without successors it would break.

  16. The even bloodier regime of Mao Tse-tung and his successors calls itself the Peoples Republic of China.
  17. She had two successors: an Italian, Giacinta, and a German, Clara; both considered singularly handsome.
  18. Paul and his successors partly transferred the issues of eternal life from the individual to the church.
  19. His immediate successors were nowhere as successful as Herod in keeping Eretz Israel intact territorially.
  20. Animal skins were an improvement that eventually evolved toward the thinner paper successors (papyrus, etc.
  21. Paul and his successors were willing but shrewd and sagacious compromisers; they were keen theologic traders.
  22. And of course there was the fall of Constantinople in AD 1453 to the Islamic successors of that first Caliphate.
  23. Following Herod’s unlamented death, his kingdom was divided into three parts for his three appointed successors.
  24. The Koreans, and their North Vietnamese successors, didn’t care whether the confessions they obtained were true.
  25. He admired Sikorski as much as he came to dislike his successors, none of whom perished by order of the prime minister.

  26. Wise discrimination and sound judgment should dictate your decisions regarding the bequest of riches to your successors.
  27. Four attended Columbia Business School, taking courses with either Graham himself or his successors at that institution.
  28. Peter's supposed successors in the see of Rome; yet that and other hard lessons must be learned by students of Scripture.
  29. Was he afraid that it, too, as she had, and her successors had when he grew old and poor, would run away and leave him?
  30. Nero and his successors, it is said, reveled in the sacrifice of Christians in Rome, and then in the newly built Colosseum.
  31. The law which secures the longest leases against successors of every kind, is, so far as I know, peculiar to Great Britain.
  32. The Arabs of the Arabian Peninsula, united by Mohammed and his successors and driven by religious zeal, began to push west.
  33. It would be a mistake to underestimate the power of this new media and its electronic successors, such as radio and television.
  34. The Sunni believe that they follow in the correct tradition of Islam handed down directly by the Prophet Muhammad and his successors.
  35. It has been made, by his successors, a pretext for that vast system of usurpation, which has so long oppressed and harassed our commerce.
  36. It is easy to find despots; it is hard to find benevolent ones, and, more importantly, to assure that their successors will be benevolent.
  37. As to what it was he feared, we can only deduce that by considering the formidable letters which were received by himself and his successors.
  38. They saw in full operation a bank, chartered by a Congress who had as much right to judge of their constitutional powers as their successors.
  39. It is He who made you successors on the earth, and raised some of you in ranks over others, in order to test you through what He has given you.
  40. But they denounced him, so We saved him and those with him in the Ark, and We made them successors, and We drowned those who rejected Our signs.
  41. They were not rich as we understand wealth now, but they did not starve and they were not regarded with contempt, as are their successors of today.
  42. Even as the Christian church matured under the overlordship of Constantine and his immediate successors, there were those who continued to fall away.
  43. And their successors in the present day seldom mention it! So apostles preached, and so primitive Christians believed; so we preach, and so our hearers believe.
  44. The Greeks (as any one may see who will read Benard's admirable book on Aristotle and his successors and Walter's work on Plato) never had a science of æsthetics.
  45. The death of Mahmud in any case removed the need for vigilance on the north-west, especially as his successors were less interested in the plains of northern India.
  46. The inhabitants of the inhospitable deserts of Arabia, the other great nation of shepherds, have never been united but once, under Mahomet and his immediate successors.
  47. Or, who answers the one in need when he prays to Him, and relieves adversity, and makes you successors on earth? Is there another god with God? How hardly you pay attention.
  48. It required no more skill in the successors of the illustrious Hamilton to make this instrument "discourse most excellent music," than it would a child to play a hand-organ.
  49. While the prototype was essentially hand built, it was designed so that its successors could be constructed from a series of subassemblies, all sized and planned to facilitate rapid fabrication.
  50. But then, he tried to reconcile the subjects of his communally divisive empire through his Din-e-llahi, shaped by the best of Islam and Hinduism, which set the religious tune for his successors.
  51. Thus is seen the consequence of the continued drifting away from their First Love, during the reign of the successors to the Apostolic church of Christ in the millennium-and-a-half of their suzerainty.
  52. His successors, the Ptolemies, invited scientists, poets and philosophers to live in the city and built for them a palace, the temple of the Muses, where they would be able to work in peace and serenity.
  53. And here…we have an event that took place with our merciful scholar in one of Al-Sham villages, and which proves to us the trueness of this speech for the scholars are the prophets’ successors.
  54. None of them was written by Peregrin, but he and his successors collected many manuscripts written by scribes of Gondor: mainly copies or summaries of histories or legends relating to Elendil and his heirs.
  55. He employed symbols because he wanted to teach certain great spiritual truths in such a manner as to make it difficult for his successors to attach precise interpretations and definite meanings to his words.
  56. But, instead of confining ourselves as she had done to this bloodless warfare, we must copy the wise example of her successors, and after our battle of Friedland, he supposed, we also should have our peace of Tilsit.
  57. The helm men in the government who nourished situation of the current instability in the country should be punished and give the devil its due so that successors should learn a lesson not to repeat ugly past practice.
  58. If this opposition to the commencement of a Naval Establishment was wrong in the minority, their successors ought not to follow them; but if it should be found that they were right, the ground ought never to be quitted.
  59. It would take five thick books, just to go over the endless variations of Alexander’s copycat successors, and how these variations differed only slightly from his example; and were re-lived over and over since Alexander died.
  60. Organs in this condition will always be somewhat rare; for beings thus provided will commonly have been supplanted by their successors with the same organ in a more perfect state, and consequently will have become long ago extinct.
  61. It will be improved, because all the artists of genius now hidden among the masses will become producers of art and will give models of excellence, which (as has always been the case) will be the best schools of technique for their successors.
  62. And he evidently felt relieved, confident that his superiors had found a law, one that had authorized his ancestors and their successors, millions of men like himself, to serve the State, and that the question I had asked is in the nature of a conundrum.
  63. Ay, if there is any probability that Job, and Elihu, and the Syro-Phoenician woman, and the Roman centurion, and the Ethiopian eunuch, have successors in heathen lands, we of all people, whose very object is to promote human salvation, will and ought to rejoice.
  64. On the whole, though Josephus's temper and character create much suspicion, there seems reason to believe that the Palestinian Pharisees held the borrowed opinion of the soul’s immortality, founding their faith on the same arguments which satisfy their successors, the modern Rabbi.
  65. Faction, combined with the interest of smuggling merchants, raised so violent, though so unjust a clamour, against that bill, that the minister thought proper to drop it ; and, from a dread of exciting a clamour of the same kind, none of his successors have dared to resume the project.
  66. Mr Sweater - being a public-spirited man - proposed to hand this connecting drain - which ran through a private road - over to the Corporation to be theirs and their successors for ever, on condition that they would pay him the cost of construction - £55 - and agreed to keep it in proper repair.
  67. If in truth, some of the stonework of the Temple was incorporated into the Colosseum, might not Nero’s successors have felt, in some slightly deranged mental equivalency, that they were sacrificing the all too successful successors of the hated Hebrew rebels in order to save their pagan people?
  68. If they were permanently congealed, and small enough to be clutched, they would, perchance, be carried off by slaves, like precious stones, to adorn the heads of emperors; but being liquid, and ample, and secured to us and our successors forever, we disregard them, and run after the diamond of Kohinoor.
  69. His sacred royal majesty of Portugal promises, both in his own name and that of his successors, to admit for ever hereafter, into Portugal, the woollen cloths, and the rest of the woollen manufactures of the British, as was accustomed, till they were prohibited by the law ; nevertheless upon this condition :.
  70. The terms of the President and the Vice President shall end at noon on the 20th day of January, and the terms of Senators and Representatives at noon on the 3d day of January, of the years in which such terms would have ended if this article had not been ratified; and the terms of their successors shall then begin.
  71. Surveyor Pue, who made investigations a century later, believed,—and one of his recent successors in office, moreover, faithfully believes,—that Pearl was not only alive, but married, and happy, and mindful of her mother, and that she would most joyfully have entertained that sad and lonely mother at her fireside.
  72. And while my Father's spirit shall ever be the divine guide and mentor of all who enter the bonds of this spirit fellowship, to you and your successors I now deliver the keys of the outward kingdom -- the authority over things temporal -- the social and economic features of this association of men and women as fellows of the kingdom.
  73. Men are deceived by the glory of the martyrs as to the character of the second century in its theological aspect; and never will apostolic Scripture regain its due supremacy until we have learned that Justin, Tatian, Theophilus, Clement, Athenagoras, Tertullian, and Minutius Felix were unworthy successors of John, Paul, Peter, Luke, and Matthew.
  74. Each age has sent its contingent, not of sons (for the great mass of seamen have always been a childless lot) but of loyal and obscure successors taking up the modest but spiritual inheritance of a hard life and simple duties; of duties so simple that nothing ever could shake the traditional attitude born from the physical conditions of the service.
  75. When we see any structure highly perfected for any particular habit, as the wings of a bird for flight, we should bear in mind that animals displaying early transitional grades of the structure will seldom have survived to the present day, for they will have been supplanted by their successors, which were gradually rendered more perfect through natural selection.
  76. Thus did I, in a manner most unexpected, get myself rid and clear of the two most obdurate oppositionists, and by taking care to choose discreet persons for their successors, I was enabled to wind the council round my finger, which was a far more expedient method of governing the community than what I had at one time meditated, even if I could have brought it to a bearing.
  77. But it is with societies, as with individuals, they tend to decay, and already, more than once we have the alarm: the Conference is on its last legs! I do not believe it, as I feel sure it fulfils a purpose in the realm of pharmacy which is too important for the Conference to be left to decay, and if we neglect the trust which has been handed down to us, our successors will revive it.
  78. This policy, and the strict inviolability of the Executive power in all cases of treaty, were emphatically settled in the case of Jay's Treaty, in which the President, (whose independent example deserves more respect than it has met from his successors), standing upon his own responsibility refused to submit to the House of Representatives any papers relating to that negotiation, except the treaty itself.
  79. Nobody is amazed at such phenomena as that the successors of Christ bless the murderers who are lined up and hold the guns which are loaded for their brothers; that the priests, the pastors of all kinds of Christian confessions, always, as inevitably as the executioners, take part in executions, with their presence recognizing the murder as compatible with Christianity (at an electrocution in America, a preacher was present).
  80. Had the war continued, and the nation to prosper thereby as it did, nobody can doubt that a great source of wealth and income was opened to the town; but when peace came round, and our prosperity began to fall off, the traffic on the bridge grew less and less, insomuch that the toll, as I now understand, (for since my resignation, I meddle not with public concerns,) does not yield enough to pay the five per cent on the prime cost of the bridge, by which my successors suffer much molestation in raising the needful money to do the same.
  81. Instead of the unthrifty, unruly, nondescript crowd the boilers require, a crowd of men IN the ship but not OF her, we shall have comparatively small crews of disciplined, intelligent workers, able to steer the ship, handle anchors, man boats, and at the same time competent to take their place at a bench as fitters and repairers; the resourceful and skilled seamen--mechanics of the future, the legitimate successors of these seamen--sailors of the past, who had their own kind of skill, hardihood, and tradition, and whose last days it has been my lot to share.
  82. That is to say, that her sacred royal majesty of Great Britain shall, in her own name, and that of her successors, be obliged, for ever hereafter, to admit the wines of the growth of Portugal into Britain; so that at no time, whether there shall be peace or war between the kingdoms of Britain and France, any thing more shall be demanded for these wines by the name of custom or duty, or by whatsoever other title, directly or indirectly, whether they shall be imported into Great Britain in pipes or hogsheads, or other casks, than what shall be demanded for the like quantity or measure of French wine, deducting or abating a third part of the custom or duty.
  83. By a special act, done at Fontainebleau, November 3, 1762, of my own will and mere motion, having ceded to my very dear and best beloved cousin the King of Spain, and to his successors, in full property, purely and simply, and without any exceptions, the whole country known by the name of Louisiana, together with New Orleans, and the island in which the said city is situated; and by another act done at the Escurial, November 13, in the same year, His Catholic Majesty having accepted the cession of the said country of Louisiana, and the city and island of New Orleans, agreeably to the copies of the said acts, which you will find hereunto annexed; I write you this letter to inform you, that my intention is, that on the receipt of these presents, whether they come to your hands by the officers of His Catholic Majesty or directly by such French vessels as may be charged with the same, you are to deliver up to the governor, or officer appointed for that purpose by the King of Spain, the said country and colony of Louisiana, and the posts thereon depending, likewise the city and island of New Orleans, in such state and condition as they shall be found to be in on the day of the said cession, willing that in all time to come they shall belong to His Catholic Majesty, to be governed and administered by his governors and officers, and as possessed by him in full property, without any exceptions.

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