• WordNet 3.6
    • adj amended modified for the better "his amended ways"
    • adj amended of legislation
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  • Francois De La Rochefoucauld
    “Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.”
  • Henry Wilson
    Henry Wilson
    “I believe if we introduced the Lord's Prayer here, senators would propose a large number of amendments to it.”
  • Confucius
    “The real fault is to have faults and not amend them.”
  • John (Jay) Mccloy
    John (Jay) Mccloy
    “Humility leads to strength and not to weakness. It is the highest form of self-respect to admit mistakes and to make amends for them.”
  • John Perry Barlow
    John Perry Barlow
    “In Cyberspace, the 1st Amendment is a local ordinance.”
  • John Stuart Mill
    “The duty of man is the same in respect to his own nature as in respect to the nature of all other things, namely not to follow it but to amend it.”


In literature:

It was an amended Union, not a consolidation.
"The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Jefferson Davis
It was one of the first measures passed by the new Liberal Parliament of 1906, and it has been since often amended and supplemented.
"Home Rule" by Harold Spender
When we first let Cuba go, we made what was called the Platt Amendment to the Cuban Treaty, suggested by Senator Platt of this state.
"Ethics in Service" by William Howard Taft
Of synners that prolonge from daye to day to amende theyr myslyuyng.
"The Ship of Fools, Volume 1" by Sebastian Brandt
The eighteenth amendment must be repealed.
"David Lannarck, Midget" by George S. Harney
Even Seward suggested a constitutional amendment guaranteeing noninterference with slavery in the slave states for all time.
"Susan B. Anthony" by Alma Lutz
Easter had fallen early and it had been cold, but Whitsuntide made amends, and was, if anything, a greater festival.
"A Little Girl in Old Detroit" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
In 1865, the Thirteenth Amendment was ratified and the body adjourned.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 2, 1917" by Various
Parker, Josiah, amends resolution to punish foreign correspondence, 156; offers resolution to amend non-intercourse, 160.
"Albert Gallatin" by John Austin Stevens
The process of amendment is easy and minor amendments have been frequent.
"The Governments of Europe" by Frederic Austin Ogg
At the close the amendment was thrown out by a majority of twenty-nine for ministers.
"The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by John Morley
James Comley had publicly insulted God and religion, and he made amends as far as he could do so.
"Amos Huntingdon" by T.P. Wilson
Amend, 653; work against Amend, 680-682.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
Because of the delay in Congress on the Federal Amendment both Houses submitted by unanimous vote an amendment to the State constitution.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Hereafter I will make amends for delay by candour.
"Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë
I will amend the same.
"A Select Collection of Old English Plays" by Robert Dodsley
Change this heart of mine; make me now begin to amend my life.
"Mary, Help of Christians" by Various
To secure the adoption of such an amendment in a state legislature is no easy task.
"The Modern Woman's Rights Movement" by Kaethe Schirmacher
With slight amendments the report was adopted.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution" by L. Carroll Judson
The rates were soon found to need amendment.
"The Development of Rates of Postage" by A. D. Smith

In poetry:

Then sone dyscusse that hens we must;
Pray we to God and Seynt Mary
That all amend; and here an end,
Thus sayth the kyng, the eigth Harry:
"Though Sum Saith That Yough Rulyth Me" by King Henry VIII
The Word's a mirror, that displays
Our vices and our latent stains,
And bids us all amend our ways,
Whilst the clear light of day remains.
"Advice To Hear, And To Read, The Word Of God" by Rees Prichard
Now Orme and Juba are good friends;
The school, by Orme's example won,
Contend who most shall make amends
For former slights to Afric's son.
"Conquest Of Prejudice" by Charles Lamb
Earth may make thee taste her gall,
Or drink it up;
But Heaven shall make amends for all
When thou dost keep high festival At God's own cup.
"The Mingled Cup" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
My life let me not in pollution end,
Ere I have any useful action done;
But give me time my morals to amend,
Before thy mercy be entirely gone.
"A Prayer For A Sick Person" by Rees Prichard
For all his life was poor without,
O Nature, make the last amends
Train all thy flowers his grave about,
And make thy singing-birds his friends!
"Sumner" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

People are dazed and confused about Amendment 64.
Eager to make amends for his boss' debate debacle in Denver, Joe Biden left nothing to chance.
Goodbye 14th Amendment, direct election of senators, hello a raft of other constitutional fixes.
Courtesy of DecriminalizeGR Backers of marijuana decriminalization in Grand Rapids today turned in more than 10,000 signatures to put a city charter amendment on the ballot in November.
Judge Robert Blackburn rules that Fifth Amendment protection does not apply.
Blackburn, a George W Bush appointee, ruled that the Fifth Amendment posed no barrier to his decryption order.
2012 proposed amendments to the Florida constitution.
When the Financial Institutions subcommittee marked up the deposit insurance reform bill on March 7, subcommittee chairman Spencer Bachus (R-AL) accepted an amendment proposed by Rep Maxine Waters (D-CA).
Vandals deface lawn signs, garages at homes of marriage amendment opponents.
Vandals defaced lawn signs opposing the proposed marriage amendment and painted graphic images on homeowners' garage doors in Blaine on Tuesday, police said.
A few more amendments were added to the budget, but it was ultimately deferred to work out some issues.
Newt Gingrich: DC deliberately undermining Second Amendment.
GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich believes that the Washington, DC city government is ignoring the 2008 Supreme Court decision that recognized the Second Amendment of the US Constitution applies in Washington.
Published Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012, at 12 a.m. Two cities in Kansas have been in the news for their amended city policies on discrimination.
Letter to the Senate Opposing an Amendment to the Economic Recovery Package on " Equitable Partcipation".

In science:

In such a situation, it usually becomes necessary to amend the numerical model with relations between the wavevector-zero components of fields.
Continuum multi-physics modeling with scripting languages: the Nsim simulation compiler prototype for classical field theory
With the BFT procedure as amended above regarding the primary constraints and the boundary conditions on the gauge compensation fields, one should be able to install artificial gauge freedom in the FMS theory in much the same fashion as in Proca’s electromagnetism, apart from computational difficulty.
Empirical Equivalence, Artificial Gauge Freedom and a Generalized Kretschmann Objection
Such ‘flows’ are not always desirable, and one would like to be able to amend the definition so as to exclude them.
Locally finite graphs with ends: a topological approach
If the average population size in the stationary or quasi-stationary state is large, the corresponding eigenvalue problem can be solved via WKB approximation amended by other asymptotic methods.
Large fluctuations in stochastic population dynamics: momentum space calculations
This method, when applied to the energy eigen values, Eq. (10), for a slightly relativistic particle, not only amends the time periods characterizing the dynamics of the non-relativistic case, but also introduces new time scales.
Super revivals and sub-Planck scale structures of a slightly relativistic particle in a box
Relativistic corrections to the energy spectrum of a particle in an infinitely deep square box not only amend the typical revival time but, most notably, introduce a super revival on a much longer time scale.
Super revivals and sub-Planck scale structures of a slightly relativistic particle in a box
This work is a slightly amended lecture delivered at Hypercomplex Seminar 2010 dedicated to Professor Roman S.
Teleparallel equivalent of general relativity: a critical review
Hence, mixed moments generically do not factorize into moments of separate variables, as in usual probability theory — a property which we have seen (B.2) to be the cornerstone of the classical addition law (B.5); consequently, the latter will require some serious amendments to make up for this new situation.
Eigenvalues and Singular Values of Products of Rectangular Gaussian Random Matrices (The Extended Version)
This paper, also in view of recent results in , amends a minor mistake that did not spoil the main results of the paper.
Biquantization of symmetric pairs and the quantum shift
It seems inevitable that the standard model be amended at these scales.
Brane Junctions in the Randall-Sundrum Scenario
Finally we want to stress the point which we consider most important for future amendment.
Anderson Theorem for Color Superconductor
See for references, and for amendation of a proof due to Kirchberg that does the Banach algebra case too.
Complete isometries into C*-algebras
The following proof of Theorem 3.1 is an amended version of the proof of the special case presented in Theorem 12.1 of .
Harmonic morphisms from homogeneous Hadamard manifolds
The forthcoming analysis should therefore be amended in this case.
Kinematics of an off axis neutrino beam
The situation can be amended if the IERS Rapid solution will be updated more frequently.
CPO prediction: accuracy assessment and impact on UT1 intensive results