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-page introduction to a collection of sermons (most preached in Rugby school chapel) published in May of 1841 as Christian Life, Its Course, Its Hindrances, and Its Helps. The title captured the importance he placed on Christianity as a pattern of living. He adopted a calmer tone and a more methodical approach

In: A Sincere and Teachable Heart
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learn of the innovation and gain an understanding of the function of the new technology. The population must then be persuaded of the benefits of this new building technology; perhaps there is a social reward for using this new technology or perhaps it improves quality of life. There is a decision to

In: The Amorite Dynasty of Ugarit
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was very emotional. They have memories of the life on the island.” The British indian ocean territory (Biot) Admin­ istrator from the foreign and Commonwealth office (fCo) also accom­ panied the group. “we made a request to him for a group of Chagossians to return to the islands to restore the

In: Eviction from the Chagos Islands

her sisters and mother. It should be stressed however that there might very well be a distinction between the image that children portray of themselves and Illustration 13. Drawing on Life in Mauritius longing and belonging in real time 253 their living situation on the one hand, and reality on

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lands. These ‘armchair imperialists’, failed to understand what motivated the majority of those likely to leave their homeland for the New World. Dutch migrants went to the northern USA, and were not at all convinced that it was their duty to plant a New Netherlands in southern Africa. Only in the mid

In: The Dutch Rediscover the Dutch-Africans (1847–1900)

saint’s life or at the time the text was written. The account of Saint Takla Haymānot is a perfect example of this. The hagiographer explains that on arrival in Jerusalem, the saint visited “all the places where Our Lord (went) from Galilee, the place where He became incarnate, the Mount of Olives, the

In: The Monk on the Roof
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understood that military slavery was the most honourable and profitable form of enforced servitude available to them, and that through this enforced service they secured a life of military honour with opportunities for power and enrichment. 32 During their conquest of Africa the colonial powers

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generating a return over expenses; the planter’s style of life and the size of his family were in any case not calcu- lable in advance. Much could assuredly be saved, however, by living sim- ply off the land. Although butter, cheese, flour, tea, sugar, spices, spirits, the commission in a changed colonial

In: Peter Thonning and Denmark's Guinea Commission
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the living conditions for chiefs and headmen in an effort to dissuade them from participating in the Mau Mau war. 2 However, this did not stop some affluent chiefs and headmen to support the Mau Mau. 3 This underscores that the position of traditional authorities vis-à-vis supporting or opposing the

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shows that the communities survived by adapting to three types of life, namely, aquatic or water based civilisation, living in concentrated area – ‘linga’ and forest life or mountain/cave-based life. 51 Reports by travellers in the area show clearly the development of a water-based civilisation

In: Journal of African Military History