Example sentences of "[noun] was [art] [noun] " in BNC.

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1 A court would interpret such words in their natural manner which is objective , i.e. the Secretary of State could not simply rely upon his own subjective beliefs , but would have to point to some evidence from which it could reasonably be inferred that , for example , Napoleon was a person of hostile origin .
2 The sociology of religion was a subject of primary concern for the ‘ founding fathers ’ of sociology — most notably for Max Weber and Emile Durkheim .
3 He spoke of Indian religion ; and indeed comparative religion was a subject becoming popular , a region in which scientific study seemed possible .
4 We can see from Royal Institution Discourses again how religion was a part of the scientific culture , along with education and more central topics like energy .
5 Dionysiac religion was a religion of initiates , , and at the centre of its worship was the mystical evocation of nature 's awesome unity , the primal unity concealed by our dismemberment into individuals , and the worshippers ' yearning for a recovery of that unity .
6 Mrs Reid 's religion was the love of humanity and she found it hard that the first women 's college should win so very little understanding or support at its outset , especially from men .
7 Religion was the base for the principles of society and they are all for the good and well being of society .
8 At the very centre of this whole divinely-dictated religion was the ark .
9 His funeral cortege was a quarter of a mile long , and the procession included not only members of Oxford University and distinguished public figures , but also representatives of the underprivileged , whose cause he had championed most vigorously .
10 In twelfth-century legend St Valerie was the martyr ( J saint who personified Aquitaine and her story as told at Limoges — where she had lived and died and where her " thousand-year-old " body was still preserved was intended to show that Limoges was a more venerable city than Poitiers .
11 The undoubted highlights in the Arts was the poetry reading by Sorley Maclean , Norman McCaig and Edwin Morgan , which was held in a packed Pathfoot Lecture Theatre and on which occasion the University was particularly pleased to welcome senior pupils from local schools .
12 The most controversial of all the legacies the eighteenth-century reformers bequeathed to their successors was the subordination of the Church as a political , economic , educational , and charitable institution to the supremacy of the State .
13 Isolation was a prospect Charles would confront ( so Archbishop Hincmar reminded him ) terrifyingly in the next world : " when the soul has left power and riches and the body itself , and is left naked and alone , without wife and children , and without the comfort and fellowship of followers and vassals " .
14 Allsop 's auction was a record sell-out , with all but two of 111 lots sold for a total of £6.3 million , and other auction houses reported successful sales with average prices well above the guides .
15 The most famous and best loved of all Sam 's wild pets was a swan which he found one day lying prostrate by the side of Hury Reservoir , too weak even to stand .
16 The same weekend in 1990 was identical and sketching was a tedium of narrowed eyes against the glare .
17 If a player was not performing well the remedy was a spell in the reserves .
18 Accordingly , a writ of habeas corpus could not issue ; the appropriate remedy was an application for bail before a judge in chambers .
19 The final development to create a more highly dynamised remedy was the change of the dilution factor from 1:100 to 1:50,000 .
20 The proper remedy was the ballot box and not the court .
21 His first disappointment was the lack of a porter to carry his bags .
22 One disappointment was the absence of scrum-half Andy Gregory , the half-back partner to Edwards for the past six years .
23 The only disappointment was the fuel charges . ’
24 I ought perhaps to add that Edward Spelman was the man who said : " Good God , doth any fellow of a College know anything of Greek . "
25 That would be a fundamental change from the practice of Labour Governments of which the right hon. Member for Sparkbrook was a member .
26 As impressive as the emotional force of the songs was the way their author had learned to marry complex lyrics to tunes which never sounded forced or over-extended .
27 Dan Atkinson , deputy city and economics editor of the Press Association was the winner , and Anthony Hilton , the financial editor of the Evening Standard came third .
28 Whether the primary motive for the association was the wish to appear to be in partnership or to avoid being identified as sole practitioners was not clear , but the Tribunal drew attention to the fact that " such a sham partnership would serve to mislead the public who are entitled to believe that the persons being held out as being partners would enjoy the full relationship of support and responsibility which that state engendered " .
29 The second unexpected blow which befell the Association was the death , in 1967 , of Arthur Thomas Crellin , universally known as Tom .
30 Some learning theories ( differential association was an example ) moved away from the idea of criminals being identifiably different kinds of people : their criminal behaviour was seen as being acquired in much the same way as any other behaviour was acquired ; it did not require any special , predisposing characteristics for it to happen to particular people .
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