Our regions will not be natural unless they mark out real discontinuities both of origin and affinity, and these we can only seek to explain by reference to past changes in the earths history.
The device of hereditary coat-armour, a growth of the 12th century, did much to define and mark out the noble class throughout Europe.
These, however, are sufficient to mark out the circuit of the ancient orchestra, on which the subsequently built proscenia encroached.
7 Early Protestantism lived too much in the thought of justification to mark out the boundaries of creed with this scholastic precision.
2 -5) and the author of Kings, seem to mark out the Molech or Baal as a false god, distinct from Yahweh, is precisely parallel to the way in which Hosea speaks of the golden calves or Baalim.