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In 1955, Strickland is just the same as he will be in 1985 - except with a blond tonsure of hair.

Born at Reims, John Baptist de La Salle received the tonsure at age eleven and was named Canon of the Reims Cathedral at sixteen.

Brown, Rise of western Christendom, p. 361. If

The exposition shifts from the tonic to the relative major (E-flat major), touching midway upon its parallel minor (E-flat minor), all in accordance with Classical practice.

For example, major-mode pieces typically begin in a "tonic" diatonic scale and modulate to the "dominant" scale a fifth above.

tonic pupils are usually due to Adie syndrome, but other diseases can denervate the ciliary ganglion.

Generalized tonic-clonic seizures: GTCSs occur in approximately 80% of patients with JME.

tonic-clonic seizures are a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain.

Generally there can only be at most one tonic syllable per word of 2-5 different registers, as well as additional distinctive and non-distinctive pre- and post-tonic lengths.

It explains the defining features of a tonic pupil: :(1) The pupil does not react to light.

See Form in Music, Berry, wallace, prentice-Hall, 1966, pp. 109-110, note 5. The author even includes movement between tonic and Neapolitan sixth harmonies (in both major and minor), because there exists some diatonic system in which both harmonies occur.

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