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become Sentence Examples

  • It's the only way for him to become a vamp.

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  • Read in order to become wise.

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  • They will become part of the solution.

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  • He would soon become a captain and then perhaps a great admiral.

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  • They also become more interested in the food they eat.

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  • Oh, and the tropical storm will become a hurricane late Saturday night.

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  • It seems like you've become the resident veterinarian and the vacation is over.

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  • And what will become of me?

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  • You will become the Grey God, who you were born to be, the Watcher told him.

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  • Your brother had to take at least one life to become one of them.

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  • He had become far too familiar and apparently assumed a relationship that didn't exist.

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  • He couldn't know that she was about to become the only thing standing between his soul and Darkyn.

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  • She was the one who had become serious - and with little encouragement on his part.

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  • Wild flowers had become a hobby of Cynthia's since coming to Ouray County.

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  • You'll always carry that pain, if you don't let yourself become whole again.

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  • Claustrophobic in the dark cave that had become her home, she grabbed her coat and purse and set out into the cold, brisk evening.

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  • Not because she wanted the money, but because it might become an issue.

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  • What has become of him?

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  • The idea was especially welcome, as she had become so organized that cleaning took no more than half the day.

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  • Sofia only half-listened as she led them down the stairs, anxious to get back to Damian and the place that had become her home.

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  • Sooner or later it would become obvious to Cade himself.

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  • Instead of being the reject, you'll become a princess.

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  • Do you know of any person who was once poor but who has lately and suddenly become well-to-do?

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  • And after they become possible, they will become very inexpensive.

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  • From the left, over fields and bushes, those large balls of smoke were continually appearing followed by their solemn reports, while nearer still, in the hollows and woods, there burst from the muskets small cloudlets that had no time to become balls, but had their little echoes in just the same way.

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  • Even if he were a gorgeous stud, I wouldn't become romantically involved with my boss.

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  • And Cade had become more solemn in the last few weeks, as if he sensed her dilemma and felt uncomfortable as well.

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  • Brennan offered to pay us but we collectively agreed to not become wards of the government.

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  • At last, having become quite rich, he decided to go home.

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  • It will become all that stands between your mate and the human world.

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  • Since each wagon had three teams of horses, that could become time consuming - and time was their enemy.

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  • How could he know she had become serious about him?

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  • "It's become too dangerous to too many people," I said.

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  • "To become the princess I've always told you that you would be," he replied.

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  • The darkness immediately engulfed them and they paused a dozen baby steps into the tunnel to allow their eyes to become accustomed to the blackness.

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  • Why would a good looking wealthy man move to the country, become a veterinarian and marry a country hick?

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  • "I offered to become your queen after Darian died," she replied.

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  • Who would have thought he would become attached to a child that was neither his own blood nor male?

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  • Their souls already linked, all that was left was for their bodies to become one as well.

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  • In front of each place was a plate bearing one of the delicious dama-fruit, and the perfume that rose from these was so enticing and sweet that they were sorely tempted to eat of them and become invisible.

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  • When medical records leave the paper folders of the doctor's office and become highly standardized, more analysis can be done.

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  • Innovating will become table stakes just to stay in business, and innovation will be used to lower prices, not to increase them.

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  • You become the only person in the universe that can influence him.

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  • What will become of us?

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  • That said, if I had to pick one function I think the Internet will turn out to "be," it is this: The Internet will become a repository and a set of applications for storing the sum total of all life experiences of all people on earth.

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  • Most people would not term that welfare, which has become a loaded phrase associated with the state making a payment to individuals.

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  • Though she concealed from him her intention of keeping him under her wing, Petya guessed her designs, and instinctively fearing that he might give way to emotion when with her--might "become womanish" as he termed it to himself--he treated her coldly, avoided her, and during his stay in Moscow attached himself exclusively to Natasha for whom he had always had a particularly brotherly tenderness, almost lover-like.

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  • Her feelings for Bordeaux had become more than mere friendship.

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  • Do you really think you'll become Gabriel's mate? he started, ignoring her.

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  • You have become the possessor of wealth.

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  • In 58 BC, Clodius Pulcher ran on a "free grain for the poor" platform as he tried to become tribune.

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  • Then war can become obsolete, as foreign to us as slavery and public hangings.

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  • Everyone brightened at the sight of this pretty young woman, so soon to become a mother, so full of life and health, and carrying her burden so lightly.

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  • The mistress rocked and hushed her baby and when anyone came into the cellar asked in a pathetic whisper what had become of her husband who had remained in the street.

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  • By the end of October this kind of warfare had taken definite shape: it had become clear to all what could be ventured against the French and what could not.

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  • Maybe that was why Mary seemed so concerned that she would become romantically involved with Cade.

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  • Nearly two terms of fighting the Cold War led him to conclude, as he put it, War in our time has become an anachronism.

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  • Mr. Gilman at first agreed to this; but when my tasks had become somewhat perplexing, he insisted that I was overworked, and that I should remain at his school three years longer.

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  • Katie said that was because Carmen had been raised poor and had become frugal.

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  • Men say, practically, Begin where you are and such as you are, without aiming mainly to become of more worth, and with kindness aforethought go about doing good.

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  • He felt sick to his stomach and wondered how Bianca had become so much a part of him in so little time.

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  • Jule, whose soul had somehow lingered in her body when she'd touched him, and who had become the only man she'd ever felt safe around.

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  • He grew up to become a famous man and one of our greatest orators.

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  • And, by and by, I might become the captain of a ship.

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  • In the end, our fundamental challenge is to become better individuals, and technology offers little help on that front; it is up to each one of us to solve that for ourselves.

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  • As time passes, the suggestions will become astonishingly on-target—and no human will have programmed that.

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  • A record of all human activity, with anonymity safeguards in place, will allow us all to become part of the solution by putting our minds to work on the problems of the world.

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  • He did not know that it would become more memorable to him than any other spot on the plain of Borodino.

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  • Ah, my friend, it has of late become hard for me to live.

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  • They can have my trap, or else what is to become of them?

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  • But when he returned to the house convinced that Moscow would not be defended, he suddenly felt that what before had seemed to him merely a possibility had now become absolutely necessary and inevitable.

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  • She had now become quiet and, clinging with her little hands to Pierre's coat, sat on his arm gazing about her like some little wild animal.

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  • How he would propose to her and how she would become his wife.

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  • They considered that he had become much "simpler."

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  • How did having a son become a financial issue?

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  • Any decision not to become involved with him at this point was posthumous.

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  • Now, thanks to an overzealous social worker, Martha was scheduled to become reacquainted with mommy dearest—in Denver, over three hundred miles away from Bird Song's nest.

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  • It doesn't become you.

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  • Daniel Webster lived to become a famous orator and a great statesman.

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  • And Alfred did grow up to become the wisest and noblest king that England ever had.

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  • There was a caliph of Persia whose name was Al Mamoun. He had two sons whom he wished to become honest and noble men.

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  • But one day after he had become a man, he said: Tell me about the great world which, you say, lies outside of these palace walls.

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  • All who reach old age must lose their strength and become like him, feeble and gray.

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  • The minute we do, the people doing those jobs should become operators of the new machines—and get big raises because their productivity just shot way up.

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  • Plus, they will be able to convert heat to electricity as well, so anything that heats up will become an energy source.

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  • Some become so wealthy, in fact, they can live off the interest (the productivity) of their assets, not just their own labor.

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  • It goes something like this: If everyone is "rich," then doesn't everyone just become the idle rich?

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  • In essence, they would become like Japan, which exports essentially no food, imports US$44 billion in food annually, but still enjoys a high standard of living.

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  • If poor nations decide to pursue what I will call the Japan strategy, importing all their food and developing other industry, then they become huge fans of farm subsidies in other countries.

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  • By the time Norman Borlaug passed away in 2009 at the age of ninety-five, he had become one of only six people to have won the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the Congressional Gold Medal.

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  • If the farm of the future plugs into the national grid, it will become part of the national food strategy and can be optimized for financial yield for the owners.

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  • Ask people in what way they hope the world will become better and you will certainly get replies about reducing poverty, disease, and hunger.

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  • They are elected or appointed to protect the rights of the citizens, yet they become the agents of their death.

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  • As the poorest nations become wealthier, they too will grow less and less inclined toward war.

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  • And yet over the last century, we also have seen colonies gain their independence and become nations, and nations peaceably divide.

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  • Second, in addition to facts, the web has become the face of almost all organizations of the planet.

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  • O'Neill observed that scrutiny of government had become so intense that officials never could have gotten away with that—and he was writing in the late 1980s.

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  • They were men of ideas who were forced by circumstance to become soldiers.

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  • In the end, violence will become obsolete.

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  • As more nations become wealthier, they become more educated.

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  • Once they become more educated, they are better able to participate in the modern economy.

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  • "There is no way to become original, except to be born so," says Stevenson, and although I may not be original, I hope sometime to outgrow my artificial, periwigged compositions.

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  • When I left New York the idea had become a fixed purpose; and it was decided that I should go to Cambridge.

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  • In my college reading I have become somewhat familiar with French and German literature.

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  • I think "no" and "yes," conveyed by a shake or a nod of my head, have become facts as apparent to her as hot and cold or as the difference between pain and pleasure.

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  • "when?" especially "why?" all day long, and as her intelligence grows her inquiries become more insistent.

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  • Yesterday's perplexities are strangely simple to-day, and to-day's difficulties become to-morrow's pastime.

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  • She responds quickly to the gentle pressure of affection, the pat of approval, the jerk of impatience, the firm motion of command, and to the many other variations of the almost infinite language of the feelings; and she has become so expert in interpreting this unconscious language of the emotions that she is often able to divine our very thoughts.

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  • I have found it best not to tell her that she cannot understand, because she is almost certain to become excited.

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  • Failing to make herself understood, she would become violent.

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  • The pages of the book she reads become to her like paintings, to which her imaginative powers give life and colour.

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  • Surely the writer must become as a little child to see things like that.

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  • The rest pay an annual tax for this outside garment of all, become indispensable summer and winter, which would buy a village of Indian wigwams, but now helps to keep them poor as long as they live.

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  • But lo! men have become the tools of their tools.

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  • With a little more wit we might use these materials so as to become richer than the richest now are, and make our civilization a blessing.

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  • Before I had done I was more the friend than the foe of the pine tree, though I had cut down some of them, having become better acquainted with it.

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  • They only can force me who obey a higher law than I. They force me to become like themselves.

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  • "On the contrary," replied the prince, who had plainly become depressed, "I shall be only too glad if you relieve me of that young man....

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  • Buonaparte has become a great commander among them!

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  • It filled her whole soul, had become an integral part of herself, and she no longer struggled against it.

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  • Latterly she had become convinced that she loved and was beloved, though she never said this definitely to herself in words.

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  • She had become convinced of it at her last interview with Nicholas, when he had come to tell her that her brother was with the Rostovs.

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  • But besides this, since the exhaustion and enormous diminution of the army caused by the rapidity of the advance had become evident, another reason for slackening the pace and delaying presented itself to Kutuzov.

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  • He couldn't have asked for a better housekeeper, but the atmosphere between them had become strained.

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  • Who would have guessed two years ago that he would become a happily married man?

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  • What's going to become of us now?

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  • "But WE mus'n't eat them," the Wizard warned the children, "or we too may become invisible, and lose each other.

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  • Their "native language" will become their second language.

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  • When he had dismissed the generals Kutuzov sat a long time with his elbows on the table, thinking always of the same terrible question: When, when did the abandonment of Moscow become inevitable?

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  • If he were now to leave Moscow like everyone else, his flight from home, the peasant coat, the pistol, and his announcement to the Rostovs that he would remain in Moscow would all become not merely meaningless but contemptible and ridiculous, and to this Pierre was very sensitive.

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  • What has become of you, you son of a bitch?

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  • The beautiful creature passed her hands over her eyes an instant, tucked in a stray lock of hair that had become disarranged, and after a look around the garden made those present a gracious bow and said, in a sweet but even toned voice:

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  • If he hadn't chosen to become a vamp, he'd be a very useful Guardian.

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  • Maybe if you'd all got to know each other better, you'd have become bosom buddies.

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  • The rough track he followed ceased to exist, as if the vehicle had become airborne in its terrible fall.

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  • Just count your blessings he's out of the running and now you're a slam-dunk to become Sheriff David Dean.

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  • Please stop me if I become redundant or boorish.

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  • If I am to become her, I need to know more.

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  • The creature that refused to bow down to the Dark One was not going to allow itself to become blood-dependent upon a mate of human origin.

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  • Deidre couldn't learn to become the human she created in half a day.

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  • When you become Death, your soul is rendered unnecessary.

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  • The goddess she had been would mock her for choosing to become what she'd always despised.

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  • "How do we become not dysfunctional?" she asked, puzzled.

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  • No one said it, but internet research indicated that a coma which lasted more than two weeks might become permanent.

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  • I'm sorry I have become a burden to you.

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  • His predecessor once told him that if he entered, he'd become like her in every way.

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  • Gabriel gave up his soul to help Rhyn and would do it again, especially seeing how strong their bond had become.

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  • He changed so gradually, he didn't notice how much different he'd become, until he realized how much he was enjoying talking to his friend.

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  • Their footprints remained in sand wet enough to become packed but not wet enough to be squishy.

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  • You didn't wonder how past-Deidre learned of the loophole that let her become mortal?

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  • "How did you become human?" another asked.

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  • We are destined to become the mates of deities.

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  • The only immortals on Death's list were those who were about to become dead-dead.

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  • But who in Hell is going to become his mate?

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  • He'd go to her apartment tomorrow and explain to her what her fate was about to become.

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  • The largest statue was Andre, their eldest brother who had recently become dead-dead, standing over Europe.

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  • You.d force her to become your mate.

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  • But I think you've become a liability to me, Gabriel.

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  • You must understand there is a reason behind what I ask of you that will not become clear for some time.

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  • Rhyn had become like a brother to him, and the idea of killing his mate reopened wounds that hadn.t bled since he stood in this place thousands of years before.

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  • If you.ll remember, I didn.t choose which Ancient to become my mate.

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  • Jade had disappeared after Kris sent him away in hopes that Katie would become his mate.

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  • I.ll become a nun or whatever those women are who live there.

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  • She and her mate have become even larger thorns in my side.

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  • "And she wants to become a nun at a Sanctuary," Rhyn added.

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  • It wasn.t hard to figure out why he did it after so long refusing to become Death.s slave, Darkyn answered.

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  • He felt her racing heart and heard her breathing become uneven.

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  • She couldn't remember when the outdoors had felt so small or when it'd become so humid she was sweating in place.

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  • She wouldn't, not if he couldn't become the man on the leaf.

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  • Food had become an overlooked stranger, and she'd found herself leaving her studio only for the bathroom and the bedroom.

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  • At sixteen, while vacationing at a New Hampshire camp for girls, she had become involved with a local boy, Donald Ryland.

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  • As much and as often as Annie wrote, the letters and numbers must have almost become a second language to her.

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  • It disgusts me to know of what I've become.

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  • Why would she become what she did?

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  • And what Cynthia Byrne might have become in a different century, under different circumstances, without a David Dean beside her.

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  • These last days I've begun to understand this and come to the dreaded decision of what is to become of me.

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  • How would you like to become an instant father?

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  • While Cynthia's mother was recovering, they discussed what to do if and when she should become unable to care for herself.

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  • He had never felt such shame and self-loathing.  He closed the door to his room, and leaning against it, thought, what kind of monster have I become?

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  • Am I willing to give up all we have become to each other?

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  • It took her a few minutes to become accustomed to the gearing, but she was shifting smoothly much quicker than he expected.

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  • It would fast become the social event of the year.

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  • Suddenly, he found a great deal of empathy for Connor, and wondered if he could ever be as well adjusted to his situation as the human had become.

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  • You have truly become the noble man I always knew you were.

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  • He had become so accustomed to Elisabeth's warmth, the bed only served to spotlight the cold vacancy.

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  • Jackson was patting her, her heart rate had become more regular and the panting subsided.

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  • For the right man, I'm willing to turn over the running of the farm and become his helpmate.

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  • Certainly she was more independent, but hadn't Josh become more assertive?

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  • He had become the perfect gentleman, and that suited her fine.

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  • Her hacking cough had become unproductive, and even breathing was a chore.

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  • He dropped her hand as if it had suddenly become too hot to hold, and glanced at his watch.

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  • It isn't one of those things that you tell someone until you've already become involved.

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  • She sat again in the uncomfortable chair that had become her alternate bed.

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  • The idea that the man who'd become her friend looked like this made her feel warm from the inside out.

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  • Yet, he'd refused her offer to become his companion.

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  • She'd proven how willing she was to become his companion, a surprise considering she really did seem fragile in his world.

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  • He'd regretted taking her to his bed initially but now wished he'd taken up her offer to become his companion, even if only for the few nights they had together.

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  • The one where you become the Council's assassin.

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  • The words had become his mantra over the past three days.

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  • She took them and shivered in the chilly night.  Food and sleep had become luxuries during their travel.

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  • Gabe had become edgier over the past day, and she couldn't help but wonder what had happened.  Whatever it was, it hadn't been when he was around her.  Although exhausting, their journey had been relatively peaceful.

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  • How did you and Gabriel become friends?

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  • Maybe you should become the protector of humanity.

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  • She was close to completing training to become a physical therapist and would graduate at the end of the summer.

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  • I'm not going to open this up—to anyone— and cause Cynthia Byrne years of doubt on suspicions, no matter how strong our feelings become.

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  • Parkside would remain untainted and a favored place to live and raise healthy, God fearing children who would become model citi­zens like those to whom he spoke.

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  • He'd become obsessed with finding the man.

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  • He'll become a part of the chorus and sing a song for his friends.

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  • Carmen was only two years younger than Josh, so it was no surprise that they had become inseparable playmates.

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  • I didn't think your dad willed you that 80-acre farm so it could become your private Arkansas jungle.

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  • It looks like your 'something old' has become his 'something new'.

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  • If I didn't think it would be enough, I wouldn't have become engaged to you.

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  • If it stayed this good, would they become bored with it?

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  • Shopping was another experience that reminded her how simple life had become.

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  • So when did you become the great white hunter?

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  • How did a man who hunted animals to eat become a veterinarian?

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  • Many times people gave up trying and adopted – only to immediately become pregnant.

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  • If she got desperate enough, that desire might become her husband's Achilles Heel.

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  • The upstairs bedroom would become an office.

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  • It might explain why Josh had become such a mess.

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  • That gave them time to make more permanent plans for the room that would become Jonathan's bedroom.

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  • You either take what you want or become a victim to someone else who will.

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  • Dawn had come an hour earlier but only just managed to push away the shadows of night from the cloudy mountain hiding place that had become her home.

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  • The last thing he needed was to become involved with someone else.

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  • I don't like seeing good people become unsalvageable, she said with a shrug.

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  • Then you'll become what you were, what you would have been had you been in that world your whole life.

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  • I will become as if I'd lived here my whole life, isn't that right?

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  • I took pity on him, not knowing he would become the Black God.

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  • I volunteered to help you catch a vamp, not become the vamp you experimented on!

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  • Yully, the third woman who would become her sister, was just as unique with a heart equal to that of any of the women.

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  • Her past was about to become permanently gone.

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  • Those of age to become pages were too old, for the beast twisted their impure hearts and made them attack us.

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  • He will become the demon's host, and will use the demon's power to defeat our enemies.

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  • The air was hot and heavy and promised to become unbearable quickly.

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  • "Maybe we are fated to become lovers," he whispered.

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  • How weak had she become to lose complete control?

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  • The moment he made the decision to demand her as payment, all had become overwhelmingly clear, as if he had chosen at last to take control of a dream that had imprisoned him for so long.

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  • Memon was more than willing to become its host.

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  • He had spent years encouraging her to become involved with the rest of the world.

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  • In the meantime he needed to encourage Carmen to become more careful about her own safety.

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  • It won't be as steep, but it will be easier as you become more accustomed to the gait of the horse.

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  • You're the one who tacked on the reasoning that he had become irresponsible.

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  • The money was what she had set aside for the business and the fenced area would become another route for tours.

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  • Jealousy doesn't become you, honey.

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  • Did he think she was incapable of taking care of herself, or had she simply tolerated his interference so long that it had become a habit?

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  • You will become the man who slaughters the Grey God.

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  • You will become so strong, no one will ever be able to hurt you again.

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  • You have become the only thing holding him back.

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  • Xander had long ago become her son.

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  • Become the next A-lister.

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  • He will become the lesser of two evils.

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  • He didn't become the most powerful creature in either realm to let a quick-witted woman with a bright smile and big heart bring him to his knees.

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  • "I wanted them to become like, accountants or doctors or something," Jessi admitted.

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  • For me, you've become a bargaining tool.

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  • First there were the natural sciences, themselves only just emerging from a confused conception of their true method; especially those which studied the borderland of physical and mental phenomena, the medical sciences; and pre-eminently that science which has since become so popular, the science of biology.

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  • To comprehend the real position we are forced to the conviction that the world of facts is the field in which, and that laws are the means by which, those higher standards of moral and aesthetical value are being realized; and such a union can again only become intelligible through the idea of a personal Deity, who in the creation and preservation of a world has voluntarily chosen certain forms and laws, through the natural operation of which the ends of His work are gained.

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  • What has become of the sugar?

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  • The question again arises, what has become of the original substances?

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  • The symbols of compounds become very concise, as the number of atoms of one kind in a molecule can be expressed by a sub-index.

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  • We must learn to issue from ourselves, transport ourselves back to other times, and become children again in order to comprehend the infancy of the human race.

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  • He had now become a popular leader.

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  • In the same year he was deposed and forced to become a monk, but was soon restored to the throne.

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  • This office existed in the German kingdom of Otto the Great, and about this time it appears to have become an appanage of the archbishopric of Mainz.

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  • An attack of the ague sent him home, and on recovery, having resolved to attend a high school and fit himself to become a teacher, he passed the next four years in a hard struggle with poverty and in an earnest effort to secure an education, studying for a short time in the Geauga Seminary atChester, Ohio.

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  • It is supposed by some that Saccharomyces is a very degraded Ascomycete, in which the Torula condition has become fixed.

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  • His grandfather, Gregorio Brunacci, of an ancient family of Pisa, had changed his name in order to become heir to a certain marchese di Consalvi.

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  • The "bed of Procrustes" has become proverbial.

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  • The general conclusion would appear to be that, while as seen from the earth's surface much of the light from the sky is due to comparatively gross suspended matter, yet an appreciable proportion is attributable to the molecules of air themselves, and that at high elevations where the blue is purer, the latter part may become predominant.

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  • inn tendencyforthe double period, usually so prominent in summer, to become less pro- 6 Noon 6 Mid- nounced in winter, the a.m.

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  • A balloon may leave the earth with a charge, or become charged through discharge of ballast.

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  • Table Potential, Dissipation, Ioniz If we regard the potential gradient near the ground as representing a negative charge on the earth, then if the source of supply of that charge is unaffected the gradient will rise and become high when the operations by which discharge is promoted slacken their activity.

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  • As if this were not enough, in January 1716 he wrote to his father for permission to become a monk.

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  • According to the latter, some men may become gods.

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  • According to the former, all gods are but men; or, some men have been erroneously supposed to become gods.

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  • The place has become an important junction of the Great North of Scotland railway system.

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  • Portocarrero was induced to become a supporter of the French party, which desired that the crown should be left to one of the family of Louis XIV., and not to a member of the king's own family, the Habsburgs.

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  • Concerning his second marriage, it suffices to say that the Baroness Imhoff was nearly forty years of age, with a family of grown-up children, when the complaisant law of her native land allowed her to become Mrs Hastings.

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  • On the one hand the retributive principle itself has been very largely superseded by the protective and the reformative; on the other punishments involving bodily pain have become objectionable to the general sense of society.

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  • With the crystallization of the feudal system in the 12th century the office of vidame, like that of avoue, had become an hereditary fief.

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  • On his marriage in 1823 with Elizabeth, daughter of Dawson Turner of Great Yarmouth, he had become a Christian, and had changed his name to Palgrave, the maiden name of his wife's mother.

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  • William Gifford Palgrave (1826-1888) went to India as a soldier after a brilliant career at Charterhouse School and Trinity College, Oxford; but, having become a Roman Catholic, he was ordained priest and served as a Jesuit missionary in India, Syria, and Arabia.

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  • This office did not become hereditary, however, and his descendants bore simply the title of counts of Scheyern until about 1116, when the emperor Henry V.

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  • After this the Pisan supremacy of the island seems to have become more of a reality, but Arborea remained independent, and after the defeat of the Pisans by the Genoese at the naval battle of Meloria in 1284 they were obliged to surrender Sassari and Logudoro to Genoa.

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  • Whatever the obligations of the state towards the ecclesiastical society may be in pure theory, in practice they become more precise and stable when they assume the nature of a bilateral convention by which the state engages itself with regard to a third party.

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  • Owing to the beautiful woods which surround it and its medicinal waters Cleves has become a favourite summer resort.

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  • Cremona's reputation had now become European, and in 1879 he was elected a corresponding member of the Royal Society.

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  • The spores differ from those of ferns in their outer coat (exospore) being split up into four club-shaped hygroscopic threads (elaters) which are curled when moist, but become straightened when dry.

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  • Early in the 19th century the venue of the dinner, which had now become a ministerial function, was transferred to Greenwich, and though at first not always held here, was later celebrated regularly at the "Ship," an hotel of ancient foundation, closed in 1908.

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  • "At the present time," observes Dr Hamilton, "the wild cat has become almost extinct in many of the above districts.

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  • The place of Mersenne as his Parisian representative was in the main taken by Claude Clerselier (the Frenchtranslator of the Objections and Responses), whom he had become acquainted with in Paris.

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  • As the small filings produced by friction seek to pass through the interstices between the rapidly revolving spherical particles in the vortex, they are detained and become twisted and channelled in their passage, and when they reach the edge of the inner ocean of solar dust they settle upon it as the froth and foam produced by the agitation of water gathers upon its surface.

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  • 5, p. 231) the harbour of Ostia had become dangerous: he speaks of it as a "city without a harbour owing to the silting up brought about by the Tiber.

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  • By 1560 all the Finnic and Tatar tribes between the Oka and the Kama had become Russian subjects.

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  • During this period gambling had become a mania.

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  • Perhaps the most interesting proof that bowls is a true Volksspiel is to be found in the fact that it has become municipalized.

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  • At Gilling in 651 he caused the murder of Oswine, a relative of Edwin, who had become king of Deira, and a few years later took possession of that kingdom.

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  • By the end of the 15th century it had become one of the most prosperous towns of Holland, on account of its fisheries and its cloth-trade.

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  • In one country he meets with women who, after the burial in the winter, become alive again in the spring full of youth and beauty.

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  • Civil war was raging in France, and Clement became an ardent partisan of the League; his mind appears to have become unhinged by religious fanaticism, and he talked of exterminating the heretics, and formed a plan to kill Henry III.

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  • In 1873 he attacked Khiva, took the capital, and forced the khan to become a vassal of Russia.

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  • An overflow is provided, discharging into the open air to allow the water to escape should the ball valve become defective.

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  • The size of the boiler may be increased or diminished by the addition or subtraction of one or more sections; these, being simple in design, are easily fitted together, and should a section become defective it is a simple matter to insert a new one in its place.

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  • In the ordinary working of a hot-water apparatus the expansion pipe already referred to will prevent any overdue pressure occurring in the boiler; should, however, the pipes Safety become blocked in any way while the apparatus is valves.

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  • In districts where the water is of a " hard nature," that is, contains bicarbonate of lime in solution, the interior of the boiler cylinders, tanks and pipes of a hot water system will become incrusted with a deposit of lime which is gradually precipitated as the water is heated to boiling point.

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  • The lime deposit or " fur " is a poor conductor of heat, and it is therefore most detrimental to the efficiency of the system to allow the interior of the boiler or any other portion to become furred up. Further, if not removed, the fur will in a short time bring about a fracture in the boiler.

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  • The university pulpit, indeed, was closed to him, but several congregations in London delighted in his sermons, and from 1866 until the year of his death he preached annually in Westminster Abbey, where Stanley had become dean in 1863.

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  • In 1868 Denver became the capital, but feeling in the southern counties was then so strong against Denver that provision was made for a popular vote on the situation of the capital five years after Colorado should become a state.

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  • By the time of the jurists it had become hereditary and compulsory.

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  • The town had become a prey to anarchy.

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  • The latter, about the time of Elizabeth's succession, expressed his hope that the bishops would become pastors, labourers and watchmen; and that the great riches of bishoprics would be diminished and reduced to mediocrity; that, being delivered from courtly and regal pomp, the bishops might take care of the flock of Christ.

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  • The West minster Assembly, through its Confession, Directory and Catechisms, has become so associated with the Presbyterian Church that it is difficult to realize that it was not a church court at all, much less a creation of Presbyterianism.

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  • Fish abound in its waters, which are sweet, save at low-level, when they become brackish.

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  • There is now neither inlet nor outlet to the lake in this direction, the mouth of the Ghazal having become a fertile millet field.

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  • The elevated plateaus between these ranges are semiarid and inhospitable, and are covered with extensive saline basins, which become lagoons in the wet season and morasses or dry saltpans in the dry season.

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  • south of Bahia Blanca is the sheltered bay of San Blas, which may become of commercial importance, and between the 42nd and 43rd parallels are the land-locked bays of San Jose and Nueva (Golfo Nuevo) - the first as yet unused; on the latter is Puerto Madryn, 838 m.

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  • The export, moreover, of live sheep and of frozen mutton to Europe has become an important factor in the trade of Argentina.

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  • No change was made in official methods, and the condition of affairs drifted from bad to worse, until the temper of the people, so long and so sorely tried, showed plainly that the situation had become insufferable.

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  • Towards the close of the Palaeozoic era France had become a part of a great continent; in the north the Coal Measures of the Boulonnais and the Nord were laid down in direct connection with those of Belgium and England, while in the Central Plateau the Coal Measures were deposited in isolated and scattered basins.

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  • The local affairs of the commune are decided by the municipal council, and its decisions become operative after the expiration of a month, save in matters which involve interests transcending those of the commune.

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  • Dispensations, and also the one-year voluntariat, which had become a short cut for the so-called intellectual class to employment in the civil service rather than a means of training reserve officers, were abolished.

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  • To become professor in a lyce it is necessary to pass an examination known as the agrgation, candidates for which must be licentiates of a faculty (or have passed through the cole normale suprieurc).

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  • In 18J4 he left Berlin to become professor of physics in Basel University, removing nine years afterwards to Brunswick Polytechnic, and in 1866 to Karlsruhe Polytechnic. In 1871 he accepted the chair of physical chemistry a t Leipzig.

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  • As the House would, at this ratio, have become unmanageably large, the ratio, which is first settled by Congress before apportionment, has been raised after each census, as will be seen from the accompanying table.

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  • It had become a parliamentary borough in 1832.

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  • There is no municipal water-supply, and the main drain of the city discharges into the lower pool of Siloam, which has become an open cesspit.

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  • His most extensive single work is a book on Sound, which, in the second edition, has become a treatise on vibrations in general.

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  • 17); however, every Levite was a priest, or at least qualified to become one (Deut.

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  • The exact meaning of these features is not clear, but if it be remembered (a) that the Levites of post-exilic literature represent only the result of a long and intricate development, (b) that the name "Levite," in the later stages at least, was extended to include all priestly servants, and (c) that the priesthoods, in tending to become hereditary, included priests who were Levites by adoption and not by descent, it will be recognized that the examination of the evidence for the earlier stages cannot confine itself to those narratives where the specific term alone occurs.

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  • God's companions cannot become death's victims.

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  • Good and evil, right and wrong, become infinitesimal, ephemeral matters.

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  • Having nominally become king in 1799, that prince created the estate of Ile-Jourdain a duchy, under the title of Avaray, in favour of the comte d'Avaray,, whom he termed his "liberator."

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  • The principal buildings which remain are the church of St John, which is become the principal mosque; the hospital, which has been transformed into public granaries; the palace of the grand master, now the residence of the pasha; and the senate-house, which still contains some marbles and ancient columns.

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  • The great rivers of Australia, draining inland, carve out valleys, dissolve limestone, and spread out their deposit over the plains when the waters become too sluggish to bear their burden farther.

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  • They are flooded of ter rain, and in seasons of drought many of them, especially the tributaries of the Darling, become chains of ponds.

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  • As the general level of the country is raised by successive alluvial deposits, the more ancient river-beds become buried, but being still connected with the newer rivers at some point or other, they continue to absorb water.

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  • In seasons of drought they are hardly more than swamps and mud flats, which for a time may become a grassy plain, or desolate coast encrusted with salt.

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  • The Coal Measures become narrower in the south, until, owing to the eastward projection of the highlands, the Lower Palaeozoic rocks reach the coast.

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  • There are genera so far removed from every living genus that many connecting links must have become extinct.

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  • As the pearl-oyster is remarkably prolific, it is considered by experts that within a few years of their abandonment by fishing fleets the denuded banks will become as abundantly stocked as ever.

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  • By this time much had thus been done to obtain an acquaintance with the eastern parts of the Australian continent, although the problem of what could become of the large rivers flowing north-west and south-west into the interior was still unsolved.

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  • Up to 1889 wages held their ground, although work had become more difficult to obtain, and some industries were being carried on without any profit.

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  • From its pleasant situation in a hilly, wooded district near the headwaters of the Cray stream, Orpington has become in modern times a favourite residential locality for those whose business lies in London.

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  • His proposed tax of a 1 This phrase is always ascribed to Lowe, and has become history in association with him.

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  • It was only by the London Government Act 1899 that Woolwich was brought into line with other London districts, for in 1855, as it had previously become a local government district under a local board, it was left untouched by the Metropolis Management Act.

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  • To the public Boole was known only as the author of numerous abstruse papers on mathematical topics, and of three or four distinct publications which have become standard works.

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  • The peoples within the frontier had been transformed into Romanized provincials; outside, the various tribes had become merged in the common appellation of Frisians.

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  • Thus at the close of the 14th century, despite the constant wars between the feudal sovereigns who held sway in the Netherlands, the vigorous municipal life had fostered industry and commerce, and had caused Flanders in particular to become the richest possession in the world.

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  • In the following year, by the death, of Ferdinand of Aragon, his maternal grandfather, and the incapacity of his mother Joanna, who had become hopelessly insane, he succeeded to the crowns of Castile and Aragon, which carried with them large possessions in Italy and the dominion, of the New World of America.

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  • William, Egmont, and Hoorn therefore placed themselves at the head of a league of nobles against Granvelle (who had become cardinal in 1561) with the object of undermining his influence and driving him from power.

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  • A few months after the disaster of Jemmingen, Orange, who had now become a Lutheran, himself led a large army into Brabant.

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  • But Philip had now become thoroughly alarmed, and he despatched Alexander Farnese, son of the duchess of Parma, to join his uncle Don John with a veteran force of 20,000 troops.

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  • Very soon the spice trade had become a Portuguese monopoly, and Malacca was the great headquarters of the trade.

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  • New York protested against the Bennington grant in 1749, but the question did not become serious until the chief obstacle to settlement was removed by the conquest of Canada in 1760-61.

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  • So completely had the state dominated the church that religious persecutions had become state persecutions, and Bonner was acting as an ecclesiastical sheriff in the most refractory district of the realm.

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  • In 1914 his preeminence had become so evident that a special position was created for him in Berlin, where he was elected a member of the Royal Academy of Sciences and given a sufficient stipend to enable him to devote all his time to research without any restrictions or duties whatsoever.

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  • Algiers is the chief coaling station in the Mediterranean, having become so largely at the expense of Gibraltar.

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  • Owing to the mildness of its climate Algiers has become a favourite resort for those seeking to escape the rigours of a European winter.

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  • Many of the ancient oaks that remain in England may date from Saxon times, and some perhaps from an earlier period; the growth of trees after the trunk has become hollow is extremely slow, and the age of such venerable giants only matter of vague surmise.

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  • The oak of Britain is still in demand for the construction of merchant shipping, though teak has become in some measure its substitute, and foreign oak of various quality and origin largely takes.

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  • rubra, has thin large leaves on long petioles, the lobes very long and acute, the points almost bristly; they are pink when they first expand in spring, but become of a bright glossy green when full-grown; in autumn they change to the deep purplered which gives the tree its name.

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  • Now at the age of 58 he was already old, and his firm, strong signature had become feeble and trembling.

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  • This distribution is most marked at about 300 fathoms, and disappears at soo fathoms, beyond which depth the lines tend to become parallel and to run east and west, the gradient slowly diminishing.

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  • North of the North Atlantic maximum the waters become steadily fresher as latitude increases until the channels opening into the Arctic basin are reached.

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  • Tone himself admitted that with him hatred of England had always been "rather an instinct than a principle," though until his views should become more generally accepted in Ireland he was prepared to work for reform as distinguished from revolution.

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  • Toller) describes a thegn as "one engaged in a king's or a queen's service, whether in the household or in the country," and adds, "the word in this case seems gradually to acquire a technical meaning, and to become a term denoting a class, containing, however, several degrees."

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  • In like manner a successful thegn might hope to become an earl.

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  • It must have been rebuilt almost at once, for several bases exist, inscribed Augusto sacr(um) Perusia restituta; but, as we have seen, it did not become a colony until A.D.

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  • Hence it is not surprising that, in those more subtle forms in which energy cannot be readily or completely converted into work, the universality of the principle of energy, its conservation, as regards amount, should for a long while have escaped recognition after it had become familiar in pure dynamics.

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  • It was long believed that work done against such forces was lost, and it was not till the r9th century that the energy thus transformed was traced; the conservation of energy has become the master-key to unlock the connexions in inanimate nature.

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  • Choral writing itself has become different from what it was in the 16th century.

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  • As music becomes more polyphonic the inner parts of the orchestra become more and more emancipated.

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  • These "psychically decadent" individuals appear to represent the entire male sex of a bisexual species, and become unnecessary owing to the grafting of hermaphroditism on the female sex.

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  • Although some attain their full development in the body of a single host - in this respect differing from all other Entozoa - the majority do not become sexually mature until after their transference from an "intermediate" to a "definitive" host.

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  • (I) In the former class the eggs are extruded with the faeces, and the young become fully formed within the egg, and when accidentally swallowed by their host are liberated by the solvent action of the gastric juice and complete their development.

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  • The adult worm, which is of extremely minute size, the male being only Fi l sth and the female s of an inch in length inhabits the alimentary canal of man and many other carnivorous mammalia; the young bore their way into the tissues and become encysted in the muscles - within the muscle-bundles according to Leuckart, but in the connective tissue between them according to Chatin and others.

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  • This attitude of the reformers towards the festival, however, intensified by their abhorrence of the traffic in indulgences with which it had become closely associated, only tended to establish it more firmly among the adherents of the "old religion."

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  • That the quantity of heat to be got rid of may become very considerable is seen when it is considered that the energy of a load of 60 tons descending through 50 ft.

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  • They gradually lost their original significance, and the custom, where it survives, has become completely vulgarized.

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  • Personal guarantees were often given that the debtor would repay or the guarantor become liable himself.

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  • In the aerial or overground system of land telegraphs the use of copper wire has become very general.

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  • A small permanent magnet is always liable to become demagnetized, or have its polarity reversed by the action of lightning.

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  • To each group is connected a set of apparatus; hence during a complete revolution of the arms a pair of instruments (at station A and station B) will be in communication four times, and the intervals during which any particular set of instruments at the two stations are not in connexion with each other become much smaller than in the case of fig.

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  • In practice this subdivision of the segments is so far extended that the intervals of disconnexion become extremely A Line- ----- 2/ -- f?

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  • The transmitted signals or electric impulses, which on a land line are sharply defined when received, become attenuated and prolonged in the case of a long cable, and are unable to actuate the.

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  • When electric waves fell on the antenna they caused the mercury-steel junction to become conductive during the time they endured, and the siphon recorder therefore to write signals consisting of short or long deflexions of its pen and therefore notches of various length on the ink line drawn on the strip of telegraphic tape.

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  • (7) The decay of all diphthongs; ai, oi, ei all become a monophthong variously written e and i (rarely ei), as in the dat.

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  • In the third period final s has everywhere become r.

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  • When more is known of the earliest Etruscan inscriptions it may become possible to date the Iguvine Tables by their alphabetic peculiarities as compared with their mother-alphabet, the Etruscan.

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  • These words seem to contain the mere truth: Francis's peculiar religious genius was probably not adapted for the government of an enormous society spread over the world, as the Friars Minor had now become.

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  • During the rutting-season male camels become exceedingly savage and dangerous, uttering a loud bubbling roar and engaging in fierce contests with their fellows.

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  • The district is by no means devoid of fertility, the steep slopes facing the south enjoying so fine a climate as to render them very favorable for the growth of fruit trees, especially the olive, which is cultivated in terraces to a considerable height up the face of the mountains, while the openings of the valleys are generally occupied by towns or villages, some of which have become favorite winter resorts.

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  • Gorgonzola, which takes its name from a town in the province, has become general throughout the whole of Lombardy, in the eastern parts of the ancient provinces, and in the province of Cuneo.

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  • In 1893, after many vicissitudes, the Italian Socialist Labor Party was founded, and has now become the Italian Socialist Party, in which the majority of Italian workmen enrol themselves.

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  • To encourage the poorer classes of the people to become landholders, it was decided that the lots offered for sale should be small, and that the purchaser should be allowed to pay by five or ten yearly instalments.

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  • The country by this time had become thickly covered over with castles, the seats of greater or lesser nobles, all of whom were eager to detach themselves from strict allegiance to the Regno.

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  • The last king of the quasi-Italian succession, Berengar II., marquis of Ivrea (951961), made a vigorous effort to restore the authority of the regno; and had he succeeded, it is not impossible that now at the last moment Italy might have become an independent nation.

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  • In truth, the papacy and the empire had become irreconcilable.

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  • This body tends to stitution become a little state within the state, and, by conof the free trolling the victorious majority, disposes of the cities, government as it thinks best.

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  • Having become despots, the popes sought to establish their relatives in principalities.

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  • Lodovico resolved to become duke of Milan.

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  • Charles Emmanuel now attempted the acquisition of Montferrat, which was soon to become vacant by the death of Francesco Gonzaga, who held it together with Mantua.

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  • He hoped to secure this duchy for his son, Don Carlos; and Elisabetta further brought with her a claim to the grand-duchy of Tuscany, which would soon become vacant by the death of Gian Gaston.e de Medici.

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  • Radetzky, not satisfied with this, laid an embargo on the property of many Lombard emigrants who had settled in Piedmont and become naturalized, accusing them of complicity.

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  • The decline of Mazzinis influence was accompanied by the rise of a new movement in favor of Italian unity under Victor Emmanuel, inspired by the Milanese marquis Giorgio New Pallavicini, who had spent 14 years in the Spielberg, Unio~lsi and by Manin, living in exile in Paris, both of them moveex-republicans who had become monarchists.

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  • Its terms, dictated a natural suspicion on the part of the Italian government,)ulated that it should only become effective in the event of issia declaring war on Austria within three months.

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  • Jictor Emmanuel took the supreme command of the Italian sy, and La Marmora resigned the premiership (which was umed by Ricasoli), to become chief of the staff.

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  • On that occasion Jules Favre had recognized the September convention to be dead, and, while refusing explicitly to denounce it, had admitted that unless Italy went to Rome the city would become a prey to dangerous agitators.

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  • The entry of Crispi into the Depretis cabinet (December 1877) placed at the ministry of the interior a strong hand and sure eye at a moment when they were about to become im- CHspi.

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  • General Vigan was succeeded in December by Senator Casana, the first civilian to become minister of war in Italy.

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  • One of the causes of ill-feeling was the university question; the Austrian government had persistently refused to create an Italian university for its Italian subjects, fearing lest it should become a hotbed of irredentism, the Italianspeaking students being thus obliged to attend the GermanAustrian universities.

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  • At the age of fourteen he was sent by his mother, who had in 1501 become a widow, to Cambridge.

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  • According to Strype, he was invited about this time to become a fellow of the college founded by Cardinal Wolsey at Oxford; but Dean Hook shows that there is some reason to doubt this.

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  • The business of the divorce - or rather, of the legitimation of Anne Boleyn's expected issue - had now become very urgent, and in the new archbishop he had an agent who might be expected to forward it with the needful haste.

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  • Two regions become prominent in the working out of intuitionalism, if still more prominent in the widely differing philosophy of Kant - the regions of mathematics and of morals.

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  • " We are all embarked upon a troublesome world, the children of one Father, striving in many essential points to do and to become the same " (R.

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  • a member of the Onge tribe) - has thus become a persistent book-name for the people.

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  • Finally, as regards structure,S the tentacles may retain their primitive hollow nature, or become solid by obliteration of the axial cavity.

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  • Belonging primarily to the epithelial layer, the muscular cells may become secondarily sub-epithelial.

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  • - All known hydropolyps possess the power of reproduction by budding, and the buds produced may become either polyps or medusae.

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  • The buds may all become detached after a time and give rise to separate and independent individuals, as in the common Hydra, in which only polyp-individuals are produced and sexual elements From Allman's Gymnoblastic Hydroids, by permission of are developed the Council of the Ray Society.

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  • As in other cases where animal colonies are formed by organic union of separate individuals, there is ever a tendency for the polyp-colony as a whole to act as a single individual, and for the members to become subordinated to the needs of the colony and to undergo specialization for particular functions, with the result that they simulate organs and their individuality becomes masked to a greater or less degree.

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  • The main stem is indicated become scarcely by - - -, the new stem by recognizable.

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  • on the pelagic mollusc Phyllirrhoe, attached to it by the subumbral surface, and its tentacles have become rudimentary or absent.

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  • 24); thirdly, in position and origin, being usually implanted on the extreme edge of the umbrella, but in Narcomedusae they become secondarily shifted and are given off high up on the ex-umbrella (figs.

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  • The mouth may be a simple, circular pore at the extremity of the manubrium, or by folding of the edges it may become square or shaped like a Maltese cross, with four corners and four lips.

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  • The muscle-fibres arise as processes from the bases of the epithelial cells; such cells may individually become sub-epithelial in position, as in the polyp; or, in places where muscular tissue is greatly developed, as in the velum or sub-umbrella, the entire muscular epithelium may be thrown into folds in order to increase its surface, so that a deeper sub-epithelial muscular layer becomes separated completely from a more superficial bodyepithelium.

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  • The simple form of ocellus described in the foregoing paragraph may become folded into a pit or cup, the interior of which becomes filled with a clear gelatinous secretion forming a sort of vitreous Modified after Linko, Travaux Soc. Imp. Nat., St.

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  • Normally the medusae are liberated in quite an immature state; they swim away, feed, grow and become adult mature el individuals.

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  • have become obliterated by coalescence of their walls, so that the entire endoderm of the umbrella is in the condition of the endodermlamella.

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  • The hydroid Dicoryne 'is re- ' markable for the possession of gonophores, which are ciliate and become detached and swim away by means of their cilia.

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  • The entocodon is to be regarded, therefore, not as primarily an ingrowth of ectoderm, but rather as an upgrowth of both bodylayers, in the form of a circular rim (IVa), representing the umbrellar margin; it is comparable to the bulging that forms the umbrella in the direct method of budding, but takes place before a manubrium is formed, and is greatly reduced in size, so as to become a little pit.

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  • The tissues of the bud become differentiated into ectoderm and endoderm, and the endoderm of the bud becomes secondarily continuous with that of the parent, but no part of the parental endoderm contributes to the building up of the daughter-polyp. Lang regarded this method of budding as universal in polyps, a notion disproved by O.

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  • In individuals either of the male or female sex, germ-cells which are quite undifferentiated and neutral in character, become amoeboid, and wander into the endoderm.

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  • The theory that the medusa is simply an organ, which has become detached and has acquired a certain degree of independence, like the well-known instance of the hectocotyle of the cuttle-fish.

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  • Balfour put forward the view that the polyp was the more primitive type, and that the medusa is a special modification of the polyp for reproductive purposes, the result of division of labour in a polypcolony, whereby special reproductive persons become detached and acquire organs of locomotion for spreading the species.

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  • - Simple polyps which become sexually mature and which also reproduce non-sexually, but without any medusoid stage in the life-cycle.

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  • A " stolon " of unknown origin produces thirty-two buds, which become as many Polypodia; each has twenty-four tentacles and divides by fission repeated twice into four individuals, each with six tentacles.

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  • Primitively there are four perradial tentacles, to which may be added four interradial, or they may become very numerous and are then scattered evenly round the margin, never arranged in tufts or clusters.

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  • The actinula, when free, may multiply by larval budding, but in all cases both the original actinula and all its descendants become converted into medusae, so that there is no alter nation of generations.

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  • The two ends of the planula become greatly lengthened and give rise to the two primary tentacles of the actinula, of which the mouth arises from one side of the planula.

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  • The buds become medusae by the direct method of budding described above.

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  • In some cases the buds do not become detached at once, but the stolon continues to grow and to produce more buds, forming a " bud-spike " (Knospencihre), which consists of the axial stolon bearing medusa-buds in all stages of development.

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  • In such cases the original parent-actinula does not itself become a medusa, but remains arrested in development and ultimately dies off, so that a true alternation of generations is brought about.

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  • dividual; it is still possible to compare appendages with parts of an individual which have become separated from one another } by a process of " dislocation of organs."

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  • Thus a bract may be regarded, with Haeckel, as a modified umbrella of a medusa, a siphon as its manubrium, and a tentacle as representing a medusan tentacle shifted in attachment from the margin to the sub-umbrella; or a siphon may be compared with a polyp, of which the single tentacle has become shifted so as to be attached to the coenosarc and so on.

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  • If fertile they become free medusae or sessile gonophores.

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  • It must be pointed out that, however probable Haeckel's theory may be in other respects, there is not the slightest evidence for any such cleft in the umbrella having been present at any time, and that the embryological evidence, as already pointed out, is all against any homology between the stem and a manubrium, since the primary siphon does not become the stem, which arises from the ex-umbral side of the protocodon and is strictly comparable to a stolon.

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  • From this point of view the processes of nature from the inorganic up to the most complex of the organic become stages in the self-realization of nature.

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  • It is necessary to notice, however, that although the general course of the stream of life is certain, there is not the same certainty as to the actual individual pedigrees of the existing forms. In the attempts to place existing creatures in approximately phylogenetic order, a striking change, due to a more logical consideration of the process of evolution, has become established and is already resolving many of the earlier difficulties and banishing from the more recent tables the numerous hypothetical intermediate forms so familiar in the older phylogenetic trees.

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  • It is to be noticed, however, that, even after such phenomena have been properly grouped and designated under Greek names as laws of organic growth, they have not become explanations of the series of facts they correlate.

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  • In a more general way, the phrase implies that at each successive branching of the tree of life, the branches become more specialized, more defined, and, in a sense, more limited.

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  • At the age of sixty, having become widely known by his writings on philosophy, he was called to the chair of logic and metaphysics in the university of Naples, which he held till his death in November 1846.

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  • This writer traces their origin to the 14th century; but the procedure does not seem to have become regularized or common till the reigns of Louis XII.

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  • So personal had the system of jurisdiction become that even the trials of bishops ceased to be necessarily conciliar.

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  • Early in Henry II.'s time it had become the custom of England for the court Christian: to "signify" its sentence of excommunication to the king and to demand from him a writ of significavit to the sheriff, to imprison the person excommunicated.

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  • c. 71, tithe has become, except in a few rare cases, tithe rent charge, and its recovery has been entirely an operation of secular law.

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  • An exact and conscientious worker, he did much to improve and systematize the processes of analytical chemistry and mineralogy, and his appreciation of the value of quantitative methods led him to become one of the earliest adherents of the Lavoisierian doctrines outside France.

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  • While preserving most of the ancient features of its High Street, the town has tended to become a suburb of the capital, its fine beach and golf course hastening this development.

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  • Some Churches still continued the three weeks' fast, but by the middle of the 5th century most of these divergences had ceased and the usages of Antioch-Constantinople and Rome-Alexandria had become stereotyped in their respective spheres of influence.

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  • In this well-known variety the young shoots are but slightly angled, and the branches in the second year become round; the deltoid short-pointed leaves are usually straight or even rounded at the base, but sometimes are slightly cordate; the capsules ripen in Britain about the middle of May.

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  • Berthollet's theoretical views regarding the composition of the metallic oxides, and he also showed Berthollet's "zoonic acid" to be impure acetic acid (1802); but Berthollet (q.v.), so far from resenting these corrections from a younger man, invited him to become a member of the Societe d'Arcueil.

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  • After fertilization the female cell, now called the oospore, divides and part of it develops into the embryo (new sporophyte), which remains dormant for a time still protected by the ovule which has developed to become the seed.

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  • During the process the thin walls are stretched and the turns of the spiral become pulled apart without rupturing the wall of the tracheid or vessel, If the pitted type of tracheal element were similarly stretched its continuously thickened walls would resist the stretching and eventually break.

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  • It is probable that this type of stele is a modification of a primitive protostele, in which the main mass of stelar xylem has become much reduced and incidentally separated from the leaftraces.

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  • In this tissue fresh bundles may become differentiated, and what remains of it becomes the rays of the fully-formed stele.

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  • Every great group or phylum of vascular plants, when it has become dominant in the vegetation of the world, has produced members with the tree habit arising by the formation of a thick woody trunk, in most cases by the activity of a cambium.

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  • The living elements die, and the walls of all the cells often become hardened, owing to the deposit in them of special substances.

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  • If we go back to the first instance cited, the embryo in the seed and its development during germination, we can ascertain what is necessary for its life by inquiring what are the materials which are deposited in the seed, and which become exhausted by consumption as growth and development proceed.

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  • As the action of the chlorophyll apparatus is directly dependent upon light, and the immediate result of its activity is the building up of complex compounds, it has become usual to speak of the processes it sets up under the name of photosynthesis.

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  • When the pinnate leaf of a Mimosa pudica, the so-called sensitive plant, is pinched or struck, the leaf droops rapidly and the leaflets become approximated together, so that their upper surfaces are in contact.

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  • Some wound in the succulent tissues has become infected by the organisms referred to, and their continued action prevents healing.

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  • Drought and consequent defoliation result in the same, and these considerations help us to understand how old-established trees in parks, &c., apparently in good general health, become stag-headed by the necrosis of their upper twigs and smaller branches: the roots have here penetrated into subsoil or other unsuitable medium, or some drainage scheme has deprived them of water, &c., and a dry summer just turns the scale.

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  • When the nature and effect of ecological factors have become more fully understood, it will be possible to dispense with the above artificial classification of factors, and to frame one depending on the action of the various factors; but such a classification is not possible in the present state of knowledge.

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  • Some halophytes tend - to lose their succulence when cultivated in a nonsaline soil; and some non-halophytes tend to become succulent when cultivated in a salty soil; there is, it need scarcely be stated, little or no evidence that such characters are transmitted.

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  • ii plants under such conditions become smaller and more succulent.

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  • If exposed to light they may become converted into chioroplasts.

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  • It forms a part of the 1mm or plastin network of the nucleus and may become impregnated with varying quantities of chromatin stored up for use in the formation of the chromosomes and other nuclear activities.

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  • In order to effect this the individual chromosomes must become associated in some way, for there is no diminution in the actual amount of nuclear substance, and this leads to certain modifications in the division which are not seen in the vegetative nuclei.

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  • In a few cases both among the higher and the lower plants, of which the formation of spores in the ascus is a typical example, new cells are formed by the aggregation of portions of the cytoplasm around the nuclei which become delimited from the rest of the cell iontents by a membrane.

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  • The cell-membrane may become modified by the process of lignification, suberization, cuticularization or gelatinization.

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  • Cell-walls may become modified by the impregnation of various substances.

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  • Rosenberg (1909) adduces evidence fox the existence of chromosomes or prochromosomes in resting nuclei in a large number of plants, but most observers consider that the chromosomes during the resting stage become completely resolved into a nuclear network in which no trace of the original chromosomes can be seen.

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  • The opening, which is at first very small, increases in size, and before the cross-wall has entirely disappeared the contents of the two cells become continuous (Scott).

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  • Sieve Tubes.The sieve tubes consist of partially fused rows of cells, the transverse cr lateral walls being perforated by minute openings, through which the contents of the cells are connected with each other, and which after a certain time become closed by,the formation of callus on the sieve plates.

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  • As the sieve plate grows these non-cellulose regions swell and gradually become converted into the same kind of mucous substance as that contained in the tube; the two cells are thus placed in open communication.

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  • It has not yet been suggested that they should be replaced by organographical terms; were this accomplished, descriptive botany would become impossible.

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  • In the latter case the organization seems to become plastic, and we have much fluctuating variability.

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  • In the former case the nature of the organism is such that it yields readily, when subjected to certain conditions, and all or nearly all the individuals become modified in the same way.

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  • Though Angiosperms become dominant in all known plant-bearing Upper Cretaceous deposits, their origin dates even earlier.

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  • While Europe and probably North America were occupied by a warm temperate flora, tropical types had been driven southward, while the adaptation of others to arctic conditions had become accentuated.

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  • Its meaning has, however, become synonymous and is consecrated by usage.

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  • At the same time the then existing alpine floras descended to lower levels, though we may agree with Ball that they did not necessarily become extinct at higher ones as long as any land-surface remained uncovered by ice.

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  • The kings of the Pasargadae, from the clan of the Achaemenidae, had become kings of the Elamitic district Anshan (probably in 596, cf.

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  • The coins demonstrate that Hellenism had become quite extinct in Persis, while the old historical and mythical traditions and the Zoroastrian religion were supreme.

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  • By sahel any coast belt may be indicated, but the name has become the definite designation of certain districts, e.g.

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  • In its plural form, Swahili, the word has become the tribal name of the natives inhabiting the coast strip opposite Zanzibar.

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  • Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) was the first modern geographer to become a great traveller, and thus to acquire an extensive.

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  • The evolutionary theory, more than hinted at in Kant's " Physical Geography," has, since the writings of Charles Darwin, become the unifying principle in geography.

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