abstract, general, universal, generic, public school, common, base


*: The more abstract we are from the body ... the more fit we shall be to behold divine light.

*: abstract, as in a trance

*: He was incapable of forming any opinion or resolution abstracted from his own prejudices.

: rfquotek|Franklin

: He was wholly abstracted by other objects.

: He abstracted out the square root function.

*: It is generall / To be mortall: / I haue well espyde / No man may hym hyde / From Deth holow eyed [...].

*: "Among us!" was the general shout, and Peppersorn sat frozen to his chair.

*: Undoubtedly the age of the Antonines was much better than any later age until the Renaissance, from the point of view of the general happiness.

*: One advantage of having profitable companies in Britain is that they pay large sums in corporate tax into the Exchequer, which in theory at least is used for the general good.

*: For these successes he obtained the rank of Field-Marshal General.

*: He becomes the chief chartered libertine, the whoremaster-general flourishing his "standard" over a female army [...].

*: ‘I cant quite afford you the sympathy you expect upon this score,’ I replied; ‘the misfortune is so general, that it belongs to one half of the species [...].’

*: The general opinion on Baz Luhrmanns overstuffed epic Australia seems to be that it throws in everything but the kitchen sink, and then tosses that in too, just to be sure.

*: M. Venizelos went to Athens from Paris early last January in response to a general invitation from the Greek populace.

*: Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is a general term indicating a rapid heartbeat (tachycardia) coming from the top chambers of the heart - in essence, above (supra) the lower chamber (ventricular).

*: As she thus spoke, the entrance of the servants with dinner cut off all conversation but that of a general nature.

*: The quick answer is that the 1893 Exposition was simply so important -- "the greatest event in the history of the country since the Civil War," as Harpers put it that October -- but that feels too general.

*: Given the scarcity of relevant historical detail in the New Testament, we are left with only a general outline about Joseph.

*: There was a moments pause. The Princess broke in with some casual remark and once more the conversation became general.

*: Already in the primary school work is conducted for the purpose of equipping the pupils with those elements of general knowledge which are closely related to the military preparation of future warriors.

*: His measured, springless walk was the walk of the skilled countryman as distinct from the desultory shamble of the general labourer [...].

: We have dealt with the generals; now let us turn to the particulars.

: Hannibal was one of the greatest [[generals]] of the ancient world.

*: She flung at us as we sat down, ‘My general is sister to your second housemaid.’

: Example: General John Doe.The rank corresponds to pay grade O-10. Abbreviations: GEN.

: She achieved universal fame.

:* "...the essence is that such self-describing poets describe what is in them, but not peculiar to them, – what is generic, not what is special and individual." — Walter Bagehot (1826–1877)

: Words like [[salesperson]] and [[firefighter]] are generic.

*: ...a male-centered perspective...has resulted in false generics in everyday life...

*: All such School-masters as have charge of Children and do instruct them either in Publick Schools, or Private Houses.

*: No person shall keepe any schoole... except it be in some publike or free Grammer Schoole, or in some such noblemans... or gentlemans... house as are not recusants.

*: This worthy Man having observed the imperfect Institution of our public Schools, and the many Vices which Boys were there liable to learn, had resolved to educate his Nephew... in his own House.

*: Our Public Schools... (by which phrase we never mean real public schools like the Board schools at all, but merely schools for the upper and middle classes) are in their existing stage primarily great gymnasiums.

*: Who is there who has not jeered at the House of Lords, the military caste, the Royal Family, the public schools, the huntin? and shootin? people, the old ladies in Cheltenham boarding houses, the horrors of ‘county’ society and the social hierarchy generally?

*: It turned out she was posh, or posh-ish, having been to a public school somewhere in Hampshire.

*: Thither [to Douai] he went, where after a yeres great diligence and many excercises done booth in house and publike scholes, he proceded bachilier of diuinitie.

*: Ile haue them fill the publike schooles with skill. Wherewith the students shal be brauely clad.

*: That which is now called an University, is a Joyning together, and an Incorporation under one Government of many Publique Schools, in one and the same Town or City.

*: The Court voted for the erecting a Publick Schooll or Colledge in Cambridge.

*: The Governor and Provincial Council shall erect and order all public Schooles.

*: By Act of Parliament no school is to be kept within two miles of a publick school.

*: A subscription... by a great part of the settlers and others to build a Public School at the Green Hills.

*: Hardly anywhere in France... can the private boys schools, whether they be lay or congreganist, hold their own in the competition with the public schools.

*: Every school under the management of the school board of a parish shall be deemed a parish school, and every school under the management of the school board of a burgh shall be deemed a burgh school, and all such schools are hereby declared to be public schools within the meaning of this Act.

*: Public Schools... are distinguished from those which until recently were entitled Grammar Schools.

*: As to the two races involved in this question of public schools the difference is this: the negroes do not wish mixed schools; the white people will not have them.

*: If our public schools fail to furnish an education fully as good as can be obtained in private schools, intelligent, conscientious, and well-to-do parents will withdraw their children.

*: Public Schools. Course of Instruction... Class III. To include at least reading, writing, arithmetic, outlines of history and geography, and lessons on natural objects.

*: The term ‘public school’ has a different connotation in New Zealand. It implies the Borough or County school; the school provided by the State.

*: Earlier this month Godwin had to make a public apology to the family of Daniel Morgan after the collapse of a £30m inquiry into his murder in 1987.

*: A mere 3% of the more than 1,000 people interviewed said they actually knew what the conference was about. It seems safe to say public awareness of the Convention on Biological Awareness in Nagoya - and its goal of safeguarding wildlife - is close to non-existent.

*: But cultures total budget is a tiny proportion of all public spending; it is one of the governments most visible success stories.

*: Some are left for dead on rubbish tips, in refuge bags or at public toilets.

: Members of the public may not proceed beyond this point.

*: Bush and Blair stand condemned by their own publics and face imminent political extinction.

: rfquotek|Sir Walter Scott

: ux|en|The two competitors have the common aim of winning the championship.   Winning the championship is an aim common to the two competitors.

: ux|en|It is common to find sharks off this coast.

: ux|en|Sharks are common in these waters.

*: the honest, heart-felt enjoyment of common life

*: This fact was infamous / And ill beseeming any common man, / Much more a knight, a captain and a leader.

*: above the vulgar flight of common souls

*: She was frankly disappointed. For some reason she had thought to discover a burglar of one or another accepted type—either a dashing cracksman in full-blown evening dress, lithe, polished, pantherish, or a common yegg, a red-eyed, unshaven burly brute in the rags and tatters of a tramp.

*: What God hath cleansed, that call not thou common.

*: a dame who herself was common

*: the weal o the common

*: Then entred Satan into Judas, whose syr name was iscariot (which was of the nombre off the twelve) and he went his waye, and commened with the hye prestes and officers, how he wolde betraye hym vnto them.

*: So long as Guyon with her commoned, / Vnto the ground she cast her modest eye [...].

*: Embassadors were sent upon both parts, and divers means of entreaty were commoned of.

: rfquotek|Sir Thomas More

: rfquotek|Johnson

: rfquotek|Ure

: The logarithm to base 2 of 8 is 3.

*: The trebles squeak for fear, the bases roar.

*: bakers in their linen bases

: rfquotek|Lyman

*: Firstly, I continue to base most species treatments on personally collected material, rather than on herbarium plants.

*: Apart from time taken out during radio- and chemotherapy, Maurs continued to participate in POW. She would base a flyer in a double balance and make the audience laugh with her clowning antics for two more shows.

*: The cedar stoops not to the base shrubs foot.

: rfquotek|Shakespeare

*: If thou livest in paine and sorrow, thy base courage is the cause of it, To die there wanteth but will.

*: a pleasant and base swain

*: a cruel act of a base and a cowardish mind

*: base ingratitude

: base coin;  base bullion

*: Why bastard? wherefore base?

: base Latin

: rfquotek|Fuller

: the base tone of a violin

: A base estate is one held by services not honourable, or held by villenage. Such a tenure is called base, or low, and the tenant is a base tenant.

*: to run the country base

*: So ran they all, as they had bene at bace, / They being chased that did others chase.

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