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  • Especially since it had been blocked off in spots by the construction ma-chinery.

    The Metrognome and Other Stories

  • It encouraged a corresponding systematiza - tion in theology, where Johannes Piscator (1546-1625) undertook to do a logical analysis of every book of the Bible, clearly separating what it really “argued” from the rhetorical finery with which its logical ma - chinery was purportedly draped.

    RAMISM

  • On the contrary, the ma - chinery of the body was now seen as an enormously complex self-adaptive system of a physicochemical type analyzable into molecular structures, for which, moreover, no faithful analogue could be cited among artificial machines.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • As early as 1835 Andrew Ure, in the course of a paean of praise for the new textile factories, asserted that the essence of the system lay in dividing the production process into stages, each of which could then be dealt with by self-regulating automatic ma - chinery.

    TECHNOLOGY

  • Nations have, therefore, turned more and more toward ma - chinery to keep the peace, and the most significant achievement along these lines can be found in the evolution of an international organization.

    INTERNATIONAL PEACE

  • The defendant is called on to “show cause” why the ma - chinery of the law should not move against him.

    CAUSATION IN LAW

  • We passed through the hooped canvas shelter covering the after hatch and dropped down a steep metal ladder into a warm, scrupulously clean and gleaming engine room packed with a baffling complexity of gray-painted ma. chinery and instrument panels, its every corner brightly illuminated with shadowless fluorescent lighting.

    Ice Station Zebra

  • The boiler was in the fore-end, and the ma - chinery right astern.

    Heart of Darkness

  • From time to time the two ships stopped to carry out ma - chinery overhauls and this gave the crews an opportunity to swim over the side.

    Graf Spee

  • M.chinery in the United States_ (1903), and M. Ostrogorski,

    Union and Democracy

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    April 1, 2010