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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of create.


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  • This is a plain and direct statement that man's _body_ was _not_ created in the primary and absolute sense of the word, but was evolved from pre-existing material (symbolized by the term "dust of the earth"), and was therefore only _derivatively created_, i.e. by the operation of secondary laws.

    On the Genesis of Species

  • All men -- man and woman -- are created equal, -- equal in _attributes of body and mind_; (for _that_ is the only sense in which they could be _created_ equal;) _therefore_ they are endowed with right to life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness, unalienable, except in their consent; _consequently_ such consent is essential to all rightful government; and, _finally_ and _irresistibly_, the people have supreme right to alter or abolish it, &c.

    Slavery Ordained of God

  • O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created_.

    Observations upon the Prophecies of Daniel, and the Apocalypse of St. John

  • A spider's web effect, creating fine lines in silver, was inspired by the label created for Ferragamo in the 1930s by the futurist painter Luciano Venna; while the Vera line takes its name from the house's famous shoe buckle.

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  • Proponents of network neutrality cite the Internet above all other considerations as a driver of innovation, or "generativity," to use the term created by law professor Jonathan Zittrain and woven through his book "The Future of the Internet (And How to Stop It)."

    Net Neutrality: It All Depends On What You Fear

  • The image paired with the title created an appealing pensive and serene mood, and I was stirred to buy it.

    CD Sales Based on Album Artwork, Cover Design

  • Confusion about the specifics of the term created a larger protective umbrella for writers from a publishing standpoint.

    The New Weird Anthology – Notes and Introduction

  • The term created by Trompenaars & Hamster-Turner talks about specific versus diffuse cultures.

    How trust pay important role in successful business

  • But the power of her name created intense pressures on her to extend the life of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty into the new century.

    The J Curve

  • “Home …” he cried, delighting in the magical way the word created a delicate puff of mist before him.



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