It is these channels which determined the lines of construction; the dwellings followed their windings, and that accounts for the extraordinarily complex network of calles and canals which characterizes modern Venice.
It has not the free play which characterizes its activity in Greece and in the philosophy of modern times.
The relation between the atomic volumes and the atomic weights of the solid elements exhibits the periodicity which generally characterizes the elements.
Ovid expresses the grounds of that esteem when he characterizes him as "Ingenio maximus, arte rudis."
M de Remusat characterizes his view on the Eucharist as a specific application of Nominalism.