Other causes have been at work modifying the Quaker society.
This proved impracticable, but the frequent conferences Cranmer had with the theologians composing the embassy had doubtless a great influence in modifying his views.
Later on he develops the materialistic view of Epicurus, only modifying it so far as to conceive of matter as finite.
These rivers are constantly modifying the adjacent lands.
Since that period the population has in the main been Teutonic; and the French conquests of the 17th century, while modifying this element, still left it predominant.