Four Elements

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Four Elements

Medical history
The four major forces—fire, water, earth and air—in the universe, as understood at the time of Hippocrates.
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Gwyn L Williams, the Eisteddfod's chief executive, said, ``There's evidence that that classical element has put off some of our audience.
We are concerned here with the specifically secularizing, classical element of polizia or civilta as it figures in the larger composition and effecting of Christian conversion.
Council leader Mike Storey said: ``The classical element of the Pops has always been very popular,and this year we are going one better by using fireworks to ensure the Liverpool Summer Pops ends with a bang
Growing up on Long Island about 30 miles east of Manhattan, Joel said the music he wrote in his early teens always had a classical element, but as he joined bands in high school, he was forced to focus on rock 'n' roll.
Ornate plaster corbels used as brackets for decorative display shelves bring a classical element to a room,'' she notes.
He agrees that the classical element is missing from Hindi film music, yet feels it's a question to be answered by the filmmakers.
The classical element of this humor is water, although I prefer to think of phlegm as a combination of cold earth and wet water.
Petrie now programmes the classical element of the Monmouth Festival which takes place from August 17 to 25.
The distinctively classical element in wedding orations is the focus on a social and political conception of marriage.
The second section, "Writing the Body," revisits the classical element with "Nocturne," while also revisioning the sentimental implications of the title with "signs of violence" and the child's exercise of "forgetting the next smack" from a parent, or his own anger directed toward "Darrel Barnes, the bully of / Wilson Junior High.

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