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  • G. Schwalbe has recently used the glabella-inion line (glabella, the central point between the arches of the eyebrows; inion, the protuberance of the occiput at the median line) for the comparison of the brainpans at the sagittal sutures, while H. Klaatsch has returned to the glabella - lambda line formerly proposed by Hamy (lambda, the point of union of the lambdoid and sagittal sutures).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Level, Pennsylvania, which serves as the central point for missionary work among the Rumanians of Pennsylvania.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • All being ready, we took one of the roads from Pont-a-Mousson to Rezonville, which is on the direct road from Metz to Chalons, and near the central point of the field where, on the 16th of August, the battle of Mars-la-Tour had been fought.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • A crossroads formed the central point of the huge necropolis sprawled over the whole Campus Esquilinus, and there at the crossroads stood the massive temple of Venus Libitina, in the midst of a leafy grove of sacred trees.

    The First Man in Rome

  • The central point was in the Ægean Sea; at the time of the Crusades it was transferred to Jerusalem, the East being at the top of the maps.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • John Sasso had just one central point to make before each debate: in the first one, talk the language of patriotism and national strength; in the second, on domestic issues, talk values and not just programs.

    No Excuses

  • There was then in a village but one fold and one shepherd, and long habit had made the tendency to this one central point so much a necessity to every one, that to stay away from "meetin '" for any reason whatever was always a secret source of uneasiness.

    Oldtown Folks

  • The remarkable thing is that although Christians were by no means nunmerous till after the middle of the second century, they recognized that Christianity formed the central point of humanity as the field of political history as well as its determining factor.

    The Mission and Expansion of Christianity in the First Three Centuries

  • It is only when it is read in the context of Heidegger's later works that his central point becomes clear.

    EXISTENTIALISM

  • Agassiz would gladly have stayed longer in the neighborhood of Glacier Bay, and have made it the central point of a more detailed examination of the glacial phenomena in the Strait.

    Louis Agassiz His Life and Correspondence

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