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  • prep. In regard to.

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  • prep. regarding, concerning


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  • French Proteotorate, and is in fact its only defence against the manœuvres of its rivals as regards missions not under the direction of French subjects.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • If we were perfect all the way, as regards ordnance available, fuzing utilized, intelligence, weather, tactics, targeting and delivery, this would be possible.

    Thud Ridge

  • Dante triumphs as the supreme Catholic singer; St. Thomas Aquinas cannot be dethroned from his sovereignty as the Angelic Doctor, still, as regards faith and philosophy, he is the true "master of those that know".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Goddard's findings as regards feeble-mindedness fit in perfectly with this scheme.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

  • Of the above-mentioned six phases in the development of the sequence the first and second are very obscure in two respects, as regards (1) the appearance of the Alleluia-jubilus without the text and (2) the relation to the so-called Gregorian Alleluia.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • If we assume that the Middle Ages ended with the fifteenth century then a simple count of inventions made or adopted by Europeans during the period confirms that it was, as regards technics, more creative than any previous epoch in recorded history.


  • The Migs had it all going for them as regards numbers, altitude and maneuverability.

    Thud Ridge

  • Some of the flowers were pistillate, some staminate, -- a condition false to nature as regards the apple.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

  • Herder is very clear on the distinction = = the truly inspired must be discerned from that which is not; and de Wette lays down as the canon of interpretation "the religious perception of the divine operation, or of the Holy Spirit, in the sacred writers as regards their belief and inspiration, but not respecting their faculty of forming ideas ..."

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Alpha Lyrae, although so very much larger than our sun, by the by, resembles him closely as regards its spots, its atmosphere, and in many other particulars.

    Mellonta Tauta


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