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first and public
He is, first and foremost, a defender of public morals, a servant of society.
Before being daughter, wife, or mother, before being cultured ( a word now bereft both socially and politically of the sheen you children of frontiersmen bestowed on it ), before being sorry for the poor, progressive about public health, and prettily if somewhat imprecisely humanitarian, indeed first and foremost, you were a lady.
Although this kind of wholesale objection came at first from some men who were not technically Puritans, still, once the Puritans gained power, they climaxed the affair by passing the infamous ordinance of 1642 which decreed that all `` public stage-plays shall cease and be forborne ''.
We find, in the first place, that the students overwhelmingly approve of higher education, positively evaluate the job their own institution is doing, do not accept most of the criticisms levelled against higher education in the public prints, and, on the whole, approve of the way their university deals with value-problems and value inculcation.
The New Testament offered to the public today is the first result of the work of a joint committee made up of representatives of the Church of England, Church of Scotland, Methodist Church, Congregational Union, Baptist Union, Presbyterian Church of England, Churches in Wales, Churches in Ireland, Society of Friends, British and Foreign Bible Society and National Society of Scotland.
What type of action can hope to win public support, first in this country and then abroad??
He is interested in public opinion for two reasons: first, because it is important in itself, and, second, because he knows that the American public cares about a decent respect for the opinions of mankind.
The same is true of areas which at first look good because of a few existing recreation features but may actually be poor areas to develop for general public use.
He worked in oil for years before beginning his work in watercolor, and his first public recognition and early honors, including his election to the Academy, were for his essays in the heavier medium.
The huge backlog of demand which was evident in the first decade and a half after the War was fed by liquid assets accumulated by the public during the War, and even more so by the easier and easier credit in the consumer loan and home loan fields.
If one wishes to discuss a literary figure who uses folklore in his work, the first thing he must realize is that the literary figure is probably part of this ignorant American public.
But then, Mario Lanza was no common singer, and his whole career, public and non-public, was studded with the kind of unconventional happenings that terminate with the appearance of his first `` recital '' only when he has ceased to be a living voice.
A broad public discussion of environmental problems began in the mid-1980s, when the first " green " groups formed in opposition to Yerevan's intense industrial air pollution and to nuclear power generation in the wake of the 1986 reactor explosion at Chernobyl '.
It is the Wright Brothers ' first public flight.
Around this time, Alcott also first expressed his public disdain for slavery.
* 1910 – The Parliament of the United Kingdom passes the People's Budget, the first budget in British history with the expressed intent of redistributing wealth among the British public.
* 1883 – The first public performance of the Dominican Republic's national anthem, Himno Nacional.
* 1982 – The first Compact Discs ( CDs ) are released to the public in Germany.
Du Bois ' Black Reconstruction, first published in 1935, historians have noted African American contributions during Reconstruction to founding what were often the first systems of public education and welfare institutions in the South, gave muted praise for Republican efforts to extend suffrage and provide other social institutions, and excoriated Johnson for opposing the extension of basic rights to freedmen.
Afonso IV granted public funding to raise a proper commercial fleet and ordered the first maritime explorations.
According to Livy, his first act as king was to order the Pontifex Maximus to copy the text concerning the performance of public ceremonies of religion from the commentaries of Numa Pompilius to be displayed to the public, so that the rites of religion should no longer be neglected or improperly performed.
* 1635 – The first public school in the United States, Boston Latin School, is founded in Boston, Massachusetts.

first and pre-paid
Postmasters had to improvise and used various methods to apply confirmation of postage to mailed covers, ranging from the creation of their own adhesive postage stamps to the marking of letters with either rate-altered hand-stamps or the manuscript indication “ Paid .” The improvised stamps and pre-paid covers are known to collectors as ' Postmaster Provisionals ', so-called because they were used ' provisionally ' until the first Confederate general postage stamp issues appeared.
Prior to the introduction to the world's first postage stamps in Britain in 1840 (" Penny Black ") and 1841 (" Penny Red "), pre-paid franking was applied exclusively by a manuscript or handstamped " Paid " marking and the amount of the fee collected.
The project's name is derived from the Penny Black, the world's first adhesive stamp used for pre-paid postage.
The first pre-paid card was called " Mimo " and was launched by TMN the Mobile Phone Operator of Portugal Telecom in September 1995.
* First in Singapore and among first in Asia to offer pre-paid customers direct dial when roaming
* Introduced Singapore's first MMS service for pre-paid cards

first and remote
It was there, in the course of trying to prepare new men for the `` culture shock '' they might encounter in remote overseas posts, that he first began to develop a system of charting the `` norms of human communication ''.
No larger settlements, however, have been found to have existed in this remote rural area, located at least 15 km from the nearest road even in Roman times, up to the early medieval period when the place is mentioned as a king's mansion for the first time, not long before Charlemagne became ruler of the Germanic Franks.
" Ever since the time of my ancestor Ali, the first Imam, that is to say over a period of thirteen hundred years, it has always been the tradition of our family that each Imam chooses his successor at his absolute and unfettered discretion from amongst any of his descendants, whether they be sons or remote male issue and in these circumstances and in view of the fundamentally altered conditions in the world in very recent years due to the great changes which have taken place including the discoveries of atomic science, I am convinced that it is in the best interest of the Shia Muslim Ismailia Community that I should be succeeded by a young man who has been brought up and developed during recent years and in the midst of the new age and who brings a new outlook on life to his office as Imam.
As Holland has it: " For the first time, a chronicler set himself to trace the origins of a conflict not to a past so remote so as to be utterly fabulous, nor to the whims and wishes of some god, nor to a people's claim to manifest destiny, but rather explanations he could verify personally.
The first paper by Puthoff and Targ on psychic research to appear in a mainstream peer-reviewed scientific journal was published in Nature in March 1974 ; in it, the team reported some degree of remote viewing success.
The first DCI-compliant DCP to be delivered was created by FotoKem for the Universal Pictures film Serenity, and was shown to an audience at a remote theater, although it was not distributed this way to the public.
Remote Agent ( remote intelligent self-repair software )( RAX ), developed at NASA Ames Research Center and JPL, was the first artificial intelligence control system to control a spacecraft without human supervision.
He did not yet have remote standby arrangements, so no Alcor team member was present at his death, but FM-2030 was the first person to be vitrified, rather than simply frozen as previous cryonics patients had been.
The first test of the weather control system goes awry when the remote control for a radioactive balloon is jammed by an unexplained signal coming from the center of the island.
The Super X II, a remote controlled and stronger version of the first Super X, is deployed, and though it first seems effective at combating Godzilla, it is eventually overwhelmed by Godzilla's nuclear breath, and is forced to retreat.
According to Mohani Mohamed, the Arabian astronomer Alhazen ( 965 – 1037 ) made the first attempt at observing and measuring the Milky Way's parallax, and he thus " determined that because the Milky Way had no parallax, it was very remote from the Earth and did not belong to the atmosphere.
But no one can deny that mind is the first and most direct thing in our experience, and all else is remote inference.
The first Dartmoor letterboxes were so remote and well-hidden that only the most determined walkers would find them, allowing weeks to pass before the letter made its way home.
* 2007 – Estonian parliamentary election, 2007: Approximately 30, 000 voters take advantage of electronic voting in Estonia, the world's first nationwide voting where part of the votecasting is allowed in the form of remote electronic voting via the Internet.
His first appearances on television were as presenter on a 13-part children's series featuring remote controlled puppets, The Bumblies, which he also devised, designed and wrote.
Ultrasonic transducers that transmit sound waves through air had existed for quite some time, but first saw major commercial use in early television remote controls.
The first experimental trans location lasted for 11 days, during which a mated pair of red wolves were monitored day and night with remote telemetry.
* 1940 – George Stibitz performs the first remote operation of a computer.
* 1940 – George Stibitz pioneers the first remote operation of a computer.
As Paley grew more remote, he installed a series of buffer executives who sequentially assumed more and more power at CBS: first Ed Klauber, then Paul Kesten, and finally Frank Stanton.
In fact, the hardware and software of the company's real-time capability was used in other fields completely remote to music, such as the main Dartmouth College campus computing node computers for one of the nation's first campus-wide computing networks, and in medical data acquisition research projects.
The total length of Albania's roads more than doubled in the first three decades after World War II, and by the 1980s almost all of the country's remote mountain areas were connected, at least by dirt roads, with the capital city of Tirana and ports on the Adriatic and Ionian Sea.
Without remote uploading functionality, the user would be required to download the file first to their local host and then upload it to the remote file hosting server.

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