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  • When Descartes complained to the authorities of this unfair treatment, 4 the only reply was an order by which all mention of the name of Cartesianism, whether favourable or adverse, was forbidden in the university.
  • Under favourable conditions more than half the light is polarized.
  • During summer there may be eight or nine successive generations when conditions are favourable and food abundant.
  • This last result of course is favourable to Elster and Geitel's views as to the source of the emanation.
  • It was founded (perhaps on the site of an early Sicanian settlement) by colonists from Gela about 582 B.C., and, though the lastest city of importance founded by the Greeks in Sicily, soon acquired a position second to that of Syracuse alone, owing to its favourable situation for trade with Carthage and to the fertility of its territory.
 

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