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It was modeled on the French dragoons of the period.
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The Agrarians believed that Chinese society should be modeled around that of the early sage king Shen Nong, a folk hero which was portrayed in Chinese literature as " working in the fields, along with everyone else, and consulting with everyone else when any decision had to be reached.
One of Alan's most notable works was one he modeled after Boethius ’ Consolation of Philosophy, to which he gave the title De Planctu Naturae, or The Plaint of Nature, and which was written most likely in the late 1160 ’ s.
As he was dying on the voyage back from Egypt, he gave instructions to those close to him that they should not be responsible for making any image of his person, be it modeled or painted or copied, " For if I have accomplished any glorious feat, that will be my memorial.
Its design was modeled after English football stadiums with the objective being to give fans a closer view of the pitch.
The microfibrillar structure of adult tendon, as described by Fraser, Miller, and Wess ( amongst others ), was modeled as being closest to the observed structure, although it oversimplified the topological progression of neighboring collagen molecules, and hence did not predict the correct conformation of the discontinuous D-periodic pentameric arrangement termed simply: the microfibril.
Their most famous coach was the Concord Coach, modeled after the coronation coach of King George III.
Though the fact of the irregularity of the lunar orbit was known in the 1st century BC, the starts of the months were calculated using the mean motions of both the sun and moon until 619, the second year of the Tang dynasty, when chronologists began to use true motions modeled using two offset opposing parabolas ( with small linear and cubic components ).
The time continuity in The Great Train Robbery is actually more confusing than that in the films it was modeled on, but nevertheless it was a greater success than them worldwide, because of its Wild West violence.
The ideologically related Phalange or Kataeb party in Lebanon was modeled on European fascist movements.
) Apparently a complete break was desired from system of backheeling, and the T formation having gone into eclipse in American football at the time, the Canadian snap was modeled on the formations then in common use in the USA, such as the single wing.
( Rossum's Universal Robots ), Karel Čapek's 1921 play which coined the term robot ; the play was written in Prague and while Capek denied that he modeled the robot after the Golem, there are many similarities in the plot.
In fact the book was modeled on one by Cristóbal de Morales: the woodcut in the front is almost an exact copy of the one from the book by the Spanish composer.
This house was designed by colonial architect William Buckland and modeled on the Villa Pisani at Montagnana, Italy as depicted in Andrea Palladio's I quattro libri dell ' architettura (" Four Books Of Architecture ").
The merger of several major firms into the Vereinigte Stahlwerke ( United Steel Works ) in 1926 was modeled on the U. S. Steel corporation in the United States.
The Jewish day is modeled on the reference to "... there was evening and there was morning ..." in the Creation account in the first chapter of Genesis.
The only substantial leading role he got during this period was in Dead End ( 1937 ), while loaned to Samuel Goldwyn, where he portrayed a gangster modeled after Baby Face Nelson.
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He was thinking of Rittenhouse and how he had left him there, to rock to death on the porch of the Splendide.
The Gap looming before him -- the place where had confronted Jack English on that day so many years ago -- was his exit from all that had meaning to him.
The bullet had torn through the flesh just above the knee, inflicting an ugly gash that was forming a pool of blood on the floor.
In the brief moment I had to talk to them before I took my post on the ring of defenses, I indicated I was sickened by the methods men employed to live and trade on the river.
He grabbed her by the shoulders and went down on one knee, taking her weight so that some of the wind was driven out of him.
On a shelf in the office behind the counter was a small radio dialed permanently on a station which broadcast only vulgar commercials and cheap popular music.
Once, pressing him, I learned that his job was only part-time, in the afternoons when nothing went on in the hall.
This desire, I went on, growing voluble as my conviction was aroused, had mounted at such a rate recently that I now found its realization necessary not only to my physical but also to my spiritual wellbeing.
When they reached their neighbor's house, Pamela said a few polite words to Grace and kissed Melissa lightly on the forehead, the impulse prompted by a stray thought -- of the type to which she was frequently subject these days -- that they might never see one another again.
I found a trooper once the Apache had spread-eagled on an ant hill, and another time we ran across some teamsters they'd caught, tied upside down on their own wagon wheels over little fires until their brains was exploded right out o' their skulls.