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  • Soon after the outbreak in Germany, a team of investigators under the auspices of the World Health Organization flew to Uganda to try to find out where those monkeys had come from.†   (source)
  • In my own case, studying under the auspices of the University of London was a mixed blessing.†   (source)
  • Built in 1927 under the auspices of Eleanor Roosevelt, it was the first federal women's prison, intended as a reformatory.†   (source)
  • They'd received free treatment daily, under the auspices of the national tb program, strictly in accordance with the guidelines published by who.†   (source)
  • We have a team working under the auspices of the County Criminal Police.†   (source)
  • The Treaty of 1795's coverage of this event is dubious at best and should be subject to trial within the auspices of the court.†   (source)
  • A New York lieutenant and an Iowa colonel agreed that "constitutional liberty cannot survive the loss of unity in the government....If [secession] can prosper under such auspices surely the downfall of civilization like that which devastated Rome has returned to dessolate the world."†   (source)
  • Sophie had obtained her job with the doctor not long after her arrival in New York in the early months of the previous year, when she had been brought to America under the auspices of an international relief organization.†   (source)
  • No one has the right to beat children with leather straps, even under the sacred auspices of all school boards in the world.†   (source)
  • At other times-perhaps later, during visits back from the North— that whole big congregated outside smell, like the ripple of an animal's shining skin, used suddenly to travel across and over to my figure standing on the porch, like a marvel of lightning, and by it I could see myself, a child on a visit to Mingo, hardly under any auspices that I knew of, by myself, but wild myself, at the mercy of that touch.†   (source)
  • talks under the auspices of the United Nations
  • It's being done under the auspices of a legitimate business practice, but in fact it's concealing behavior that is anything but fair business practice.   (source)
  • Our activity is completely legal ....we're actually working under the auspices of the government.†   (source)
  • And doing it all under the auspices of judicial orders from himself.†   (source)
  • Just an hour ago, as many of you know, I entered this bathroom, ostensibly under the auspices of doing my business in the second stall you see over here.†   (source)
  • Although I would never move there under the government's auspices, I dreamed of one day returning to a free Transkei.†   (source)
  • Ideally he should have come under the auspices of the military intelligence service, but they had neither the resources nor the expertise to run this sort of operational activity.†   (source)
  • Only in the mid-1970s, under the auspices of the International Red Cross, did we begin to receive things like volleyball equipment and a Ping-Pong table.†   (source)
  • Firstly, they were brought in under the auspices of the government, and second, we were aware that the Telegraph was a conservative newspaper unlikely to be sympathetic to our cause.†   (source)
  • These types of groups did attract interest from the Constitutional Protection Unit, but a great many institutions and phenomena also fell under the auspices of the division.†   (source)
  • It is for your sake that I wish you, under the auspices of Mrs General, to form a—hum—a surface.†   (source)
  • Mrs Merdle's first husband had been a colonel, under whose auspices the bosom had entered into competition with the snows of North America, and had come off at little disadvantage in point of whiteness, and at none in point of coldness.†   (source)
  • "Auspice, Maria!" he murmured as he turned his back on these familiar things.†   (source)
  • These manifestations of public piety were to be concluded on Sunday by a High Mass celebrated under the auspices of St. Roch, the plaguestricken saint, and Father Paneloux was asked to preach the sermon.†   (source)
  • AUSPICE MARIA!†   (source)
  • When he was otherwise motionless, the thumb of his right hand would sometimes gently touch a ring on his forefinger, an amethyst with an inscription cut upon it, Auspice Maria,—Father Vaillant's signet-ring; and then he was almost certainly thinking of Joseph; of their life together here, in this room ...in Ohio beside the Great Lakes ...as young men in Paris ...as boys at Montferrand.†   (source)
  • If you want to go to the Marabar Caves, you'll go under British auspices.†   (source)
  • India was certainly dim this morning, though seen under the auspices of Indians.†   (source)
  • I trust we shall meet under less melancholy auspices.†   (source)
  • "These are mournful auspices to accompany a betrothal," sighed poor Renee.†   (source)
  • There must have been great intellectual friction going on there under the auspices of such a man!†   (source)
  • And this was the ocean that I was first destined to cross under these strangest of auspices.†   (source)
  • You would not have me marry under such sad auspices?†   (source)
  • Two girls, on the bills as sisters, came forth and sang a duet that is heard occasionally at concerts given under church auspices.†   (source)
  • Here was treasure-hunting under the happiest auspices—there would not be any bothersome uncertainty as to where to dig.†   (source)
  • They were anxious that he should enter society under the auspices of this lady, whose patronage was the best of recommendations for any young man.†   (source)
  • The seats were filled with a respectful audience, and the ladies and gentlemen of the parish, under the auspices of their vicar, sang, or recited, or imitated the drawing of a champagne cork.†   (source)
  • They gave the other thing a few months' trial, under my distinguished auspices, and they were really doing extremely well—getting on a good deal faster than the Brys, just because they didn't care as much—but suddenly they decided that the whole business bored them, and that what they wanted was a crowd they could really feel at home with.†   (source)
  • Which was exactly how good Joachim now looked to Hans Castorp, although with the aid and under the auspices of physical optics—so that it did not really mean anything and was perfectly normal, particularly since he had expressly obtained Joachim's permission.†   (source)
  • She came at once, after saying pleasantly to Mr. Renfield, "Goodbye, and I hope I may see you often, under auspices pleasanter to yourself."†   (source)
  • Let me take this opportunity of congratulating you most heartily and sincerely upon the great success of the exercises provided for and entertainment furnished us under your auspices during our visit to Tuskegee.†   (source)
  • In his address in our large, new chapel, which the students had recently completed, the President said, among other things:— To meet you under such pleasant auspices and to have the opportunity of a personal observation of your work is indeed most gratifying.†   (source)
  • They supplemented it with a dance which of course can never be seen at concerts given under church auspices.†   (source)
  • There had been deputations and conciliation committees under the auspices of Turton, and all the normal work of Chandrapore had been hung up.†   (source)
  • Aided by Duncan and the younger Mohican, the two latter descended the precipitous sides of that hill which they had so lately ascended under so very different auspices, and whose summit had so nearly proved the scene of their massacre.†   (source)
  • Chanticleer and his family had already been transported thither, where the two hens had forthwith begun an indefatigable process of egg-laying, with an evident design, as a matter of duty and conscience, to continue their illustrious breed under better auspices than for a century past.†   (source)
  • Under what auspices?†   (source)
  • If tears dropped into a trunk were charms to preserve its owner from sorrow and misfortune, Nicholas Nickleby would have commenced his expedition under most happy auspices.†   (source)
  • Maggie, thus exalted into Bob's exalting Madonna, laughed in spite of herself; at which her worshipper's blue eyes twinkled too, and under these favoring auspices he touched his cap and walked away.†   (source)
  • The idea of her being indebted to Mrs. Elton for what was called an introduction—of her going into public under the auspices of a friend of Mrs. Elton's—probably some vulgar, dashing widow, who, with the help of a boarder, just made a shift to live!†   (source)
  • From this time until the date of our incidents, the academy was a common country school, and the great room of the building was sometimes used as a court-room, on extraordinary trials; sometimes for conferences of the religious and the morally disposed, in the evening; at others for a ball in the afternoon, given under the auspices of Richard; and on Sundays, invariably, as a place of public worship.†   (source)
  • For these reasons parties are strongly interested in gaining the election, not so much with a view to the triumph of their principles under the auspices of the President-elect as to show by the majority which returned him, the strength of the supporters of those principles.†   (source)
  • Respecting the chief of the Southdown family, Clement William, fourth Earl of Southdown, little need be told, except that his Lordship came into Parliament (as Lord Wolsey) under the auspices of Mr. Wilberforce, and for a time was a credit to his political sponsor, and decidedly a serious young man.†   (source)
  • But not content with this good deed, the indefatigable house again bestirred itself: Samuel and all his Sons—how many, their mother only knows—and under their immediate auspices, and partly, I think, at their expense, the British government was induced to send the sloop-of-war Rattler on a whaling voyage of discovery into the South Sea.†   (source)
  • "Ah, I see how it is!" said he in a deep voice,—a voice which, had it come from the throat of an uncultivated man, would have been gruff, but, by dint of careful training, was now sufficiently agreeable,—"I was not aware that Miss Hepzibah Pyncheon had commenced business under such favorable auspices.†   (source)
  • But, in a moment of so many serious and important duties, this single act of juvenile fortitude did not attract the general notice and commendation it would have received under milder auspices.†   (source)
  • But whether their theories were good or bad, they had the effect of being inapplicable, as a system, to the society which they professed to govern, and that which occurred under the auspices of Jefferson must therefore have taken place sooner or later.†   (source)
  • A few days afterwards—it was already the end of August—there was an occasion which caused some excitement in Middlemarch: the public, if it chose, was to have the advantage of buying, under the distinguished auspices of Mr. Borthrop Trumbull, the furniture, books, and pictures which anybody might see by the handbills to be the best in every kind, belonging to Edwin Larcher, Esq. This was not one of the sales indicating the depression of trade; on the contrary, it was due to Mr. Larcher's great success in the carrying business, which warranted his purchase of†   (source)
  • His first marriage with the daughter of the noble Binkie had been made under the auspices of his parents; and as he often told Lady Crawley in her lifetime she was such a confounded quarrelsome high-bred jade that when she died he was hanged if he would ever take another of her sort, at her ladyship's demise he kept his promise, and selected for a second wife Miss Rose Dawson, daughter of Mr. John Thomas Dawson, ironmonger, of Mudbury.†   (source)
  • When, however, they gained the flattened surface of the mountain-top, and approached the eastern precipice, she recognized the spot to which she had once before been led under the more friendly auspices of the scout.†   (source)
  • Most willingly, duke; under your auspices I will receive any person you please, but you must not expect me to be too confiding.†   (source)
  • Under these unpromising auspices, the parting took place, and the journey began.†   (source)
  • the choicest tokens of its beneficence; that your union and brotherly affection may be perpetual; that the free Constitution, which is the work of your hands, may be sacredly maintained; that its administration in every department may be stamped with wisdom and virtue; that, in fine, the happiness of the people of these States, under the auspices of liberty, may be made complete by so careful a preservation and so prudent a use of this blessing as will acquire to them the glory of recommending it to the applause, the affection, and adoption of every nation which is yet a stranger to it.†   (source)
  • Let, therefore, your illustrious house take up this charge with that courage and hope with which all just enterprises are undertaken, so that under its standard our native country may be ennobled, and under its auspices may be verified that saying of Petrarch: Virtu contro al Furore Prendera l'arme, e fia il combatter corto: Che l'antico valore Negli italici cuor non e ancor morto.†   (source)
  • A most interesting discussion took place in the ancient hall of Brian O'ciarnain's in Sraid na Bretaine Bheag, under the auspices of Sluagh na h-Eireann, on the revival of ancient Gaelic sports and the importance of physical culture, as understood in ancient Greece and ancient Rome and ancient Ireland, for the development of the race.†   (source)
  • I insist upon your taking the whole, and I beg only to attend you in the quality of your servant; Nil desperandum est Teucro duce et auspice Teucro": but to this generous proposal concerning the money, Jones would by no means submit.†   (source)
  • Then, with his god possess'd, before the shrine, These words proceeded from his mouth divine: 'O goddess-born, (for Heav'n's appointed will, With greater auspices of good than ill, Foreshows thy voyage, and thy course directs; Thy fates conspire, and Jove himself protects,) Of many things some few I shall explain, Teach thee to shun the dangers of the main, And how at length the promis'd shore to gain.†   (source)
  • In a word, no great improvement or laudable enterprise can go forward which requires the auspices of a steady system of national policy.†   (source)
  • Who would be willing to stake his life and his estate upon the verdict of a jury acting under the auspices of judges who had predetermined his guilt?†   (source)
  • Then to the royal seer I thus began: 'O thou, who know'st, beyond the reach of man, The laws of heav'n, and what the stars decree; Whom Phoebus taught unerring prophecy, From his own tripod, and his holy tree; Skill'd in the wing'd inhabitants of air, What auspices their notes and flights declare: O say —for all religious rites portend A happy voyage, and a prosp'rous end; And ev'ry power and omen of the sky Direct my course for destin'd Italy; But only dire Celaeno, from the gods, A dismal famine fatally forebodes—†   (source)
  • You see another Simois, and enjoy The labor of your hands, another Troy, With better auspice than her ancient tow'rs, And less obnoxious to the Grecian pow'rs.†   (source)
  • This has relation to two objects: to the personal firmness of the executive magistrate, in the employment of his constitutional powers; and to the stability of the system of administration which may have been adopted under his auspices.†   (source)
  • Although they might not have been personally concerned in the administration, and therefore not immediately agents in the measures to be examined, they would probably have been involved in the parties connected with these measures, and have been elected under their auspices.†   (source)
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