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natural endowment


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n natural endowment natural abilities or qualities
    • ***


  • St. Thomas Aquinas
    “By nature all men are equal in liberty, but not in other endowments.”
  • Hertzler
    “Why fools are endowed by nature with voices so much louder than sensible people possess is a mystery. It is a fact emphasized throughout history.”


In literature:

She does need freedom to use the powers of self-protection with which her own nature is endowed.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I"
Nature has endowed them with a profusion of covering for the head, and they wear no other.
"Due West" by Maturin Murray Ballou
Could any man resist the temptation to use it when he was endowed by Nature with the power to do this?
"Cleek, the Master Detective" by Thomas W. Hanshew
Felix Mortimer was splendidly endowed by nature for a brilliant man.
"The Boy Broker" by Frank A. Munsey
Let us suppose one born with every natural endowment, with imagination, and a power of imitation.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, Number 360, October 1845" by Various
The fact should be patent to everybody that children strive constantly to use the brains with which Nature has endowed them.
"The Curse of Education" by Harold E. Gorst
We have proved that the natural emotional endowment of woman is rich and varied.
"The Truth About Woman" by C. Gasquoine Hartley
Nature has not endowed everybody with the requisite muscle to be a muscular Christian.
"My Autobiography" by F. Max Müller
Nature had endowed him with a memory which recorded as minutely and as lastingly as the phonographic cylinder.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
Nature and the Master had endowed him richly before.
"Finn The Wolfhound" by A. J. Dawson
A mite of caution is a purty fair endowment of nature where some people's schemes is concerned.
"Captain Pott's Minister" by Francis L. Cooper
Her mental endowments were by nature of a very superior order.
"Maria Antoinette" by John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
Nature had endowed me with a profusion of crisp black hair, and plenty of high spirits.
"Miss Cayley's Adventures" by Grant Allen
There is no question but that the island, richly endowed as it is by Nature, has been miserably governed.
"Porto Rico" by Arthur D. Hall
There was no part for which nature had so liberally endowed him as that of the genial ship-captain.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XIX (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Some women are endowed with a tact for understanding human nature and guiding it.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 92, June, 1865" by Various
The two men, although workers in a common cause, were very dissimilar in their natural endowments.
"Reminiscences, 1819-1899" by Julia Ward Howe
Abdullah is endowed by nature with a good constitution, but his irregular mode of life has gone far to destroy it.
"Ten Years' Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp 1882-1892" by F. R. Wingate
The poor creature ought always to live simply and naturally, but even those more highly endowed cannot do that.
"Villa Eden:" by Berthold Auerbach
And Nature had endowed her with bountiful facilities in that line.
"Renshaw Fanning's Quest" by Bertram Mitford

In poetry:

'Tis Saturday morn and all is bright
By nature's own endowing;
The sun is fiercely giving light,
And only me--
"Saturday On The Farm" by Edwin Carty Ranck
Bright Peer! to whom Nature and Berwickshire gave
A humour, endow'd with effects so provoking,
That, when the whole House looks unusually grave,
You may always conclude that Lord L-d-d-le's joking!
"An Expostulation to Lord King" by Thomas Moore

In news:

The pageant opens with a number that declares the contestants "natural born females" and pokes fun about their having "the right equipment" and being "naturally endowed.".
Lilly Endowment gives Indiana's Bicentennial Nature Trust $10M grant.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Lilly Endowment has given a $10 million grant to Indiana's Bicentennial Nature Trust.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Lilly Endowment has given a $10 million grant to Indiana's Bicentennial Nature Trust.
The Lilly Endowment has given a $10 million grant to Indiana's Bicentennial Nature Trust.
Scientists at the Natural History Museum search for the elusive "recipe" that endows the famed gem with its unique blue color.

In science:

For a given Polish space X, we denote by X = X Z+ the direct product of countably many copies of X, endowed with the Tikhonov topology, and by pm : X → X m the natural pro jection to the first m components of X .
Large deviations from a stationary measure for a class of dissipative PDE's with random kicks
Futher, let us endow the set K with a natural Borel measure µ invariant under T .
Ergodic automorphisms with simple spectrum characterized by fast correlation decay
This Grothendieck construction R F is naturally endowed with a Grothendieck opfibration p : R F −→ I .
A short course on infinity-categories
Moreover, if the profinite group G is finitely generated, then the groups Aut(G), and Out(G), are naturally endowed with a profinite topology, and the above sequence is an exact sequence of profinite groups.
Around the Grothendieck Anabelian Section Conjecture
Neutron stars are naturally endowed with strong magnetic fields and a compact binary merger offers a plethora of possibilities to amplify them.
Compact binary mergers: an astrophysical perspective
If we endow Rxn with its natural structure as an (R, R)-bimodule (inherited from its being a graded component of R[x, f ]), then Rxn is isomorphic (as (R, R)-bimodule) to R viewed as a left R-module in the natural way and as a right R-module via f n, the nth iterate of the Frobenius ring homomorphism.
Big tight closure test elements for some non-reduced excellent rings
Endow Rxn and Rxh with their natural structures as (R, R)-bimodules (inherited from their being graded components of R[x, f ]).
Big tight closure test elements for some non-reduced excellent rings
Suppose that (R, m) is local of dimension d > 0, and endow the local cohomology module H ′ := H d m (R) with its natural structure as a left R[x, f ]-module (see [28, Reminder 4.1], for example).
Big tight closure test elements for some non-reduced excellent rings
Here ℘ is naturally a hermitian line bundle on Spec(OK ), endowed with the metric induced from the trivial metric of OK via the inclusion ℘ ⊂ OK .
Volumes of Arithmetic Okounkov Bodies
This is a natural restriction on COND queries in settings where the N points are endowed with a total order.
Testing probability distributions using conditional samples
U (endowed with its natural topology) that is a topologically free complete lC[[t]]-module: there is an isomorphism ˜ϕ : Ut ≃ U [[t]] as lC[[t]]-modules, and also as algebras; we call such a ˜ϕ a Drinfeld isomorphism.
Topological Quantum Groups, Star Products and their relations
In these approaches the protein is usually described as a chain endowed with “charged” beads, representing the residues, which attract each other according to their nature.
Testing the helix model for protein folding on four simple proteins
In this case the method can be also used to show that, if the system is endowed with an adequate interaction, it naturally evolves to state (28), i. e. it ”thermalizes”.
A unified (classical-quantum-statistical) formalism for continuous spectrum systems
Our aim is now to show that ∼ are in fact a congruences ≡ so that G ∗/ ∼ is in a natural way endowed with a multiplication.
Schensted type correspondence for type $G_{2}$ and computation of the canonical basis of a finite dimensional $U_{q}(G_{2})$-module
Unless otherwise stated, H = Isom(X ) is the group of isometries of X ; in the graph case X = G, it coincides with the group of automorphisms and all spaces of functions on G defined above are endowed with the natural H -representation.
Ideal bicombings for hyperbolic groups and applications