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  • A live band started playing a waltz and he dropped a hand to her waist.

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  • The band struck up the newly introduced mazurka.

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  • "I feel like I should've warned her about the arm band," she said.

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  • Maybe the band would help settle him down.

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  • The band played "Fly Me to The Moon".

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  • The band had started to play The Way You Look Tonight.

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  • She waved her arm band, and the door opened.

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  • Her auburn curls were drawn up into a decorative band at the side of her head.

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  • We didn't band together to stop her, because she had …dirt on all of us, he explained.

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  • The band immediately struck up "Conquest's joyful thunder waken..."

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  • School was out for the summer, but by the time they could get a band going good, it would be time to go back.

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  • Fighting a band of renegade Indians isn't half as hard as lassoing this little filly.

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  • In the room three officers of Denisov's band were converting a door into a tabletop.

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  • Long, dark hair was held in place at the base of his neck by a thick band of rose gold.

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  • Suddenly, towards evening, a band of robbers swooped down upon them.

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  • Toward night candles were burning round his coffin, a pall was spread over it, the floor was strewn with sprays of juniper, a printed band was tucked in under his shriveled head, and in a corner of the room sat a chanter reading the psalms.

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  • The article also describes a second project where a group of young entrepreneurs who look as if they could be in a garage band are fitting deceptively innocent-looking hardware into a prototype 'Internet in a suitcase.'

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  • Grasso lifted Molly by her waist band with one hand and literally tossed her into the van before slamming it shut.

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  • She trotted to the bottom and waved her band before the access pad, waiting as the stone door opened.

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  • At that moment the band began playing.

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  • At length the chief of the band called to Otanes and said, "Young fellow, have you anything worth taking?"

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  • From mining the clay to make the lead, to the lacquer applied to the pencil, to the rubber eraser, to the metal band holding the eraser to the yellow paint, no one person knows how to make a complete pencil.

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  • The footmen began moving about, chairs scraped, the band struck up in the gallery, and the guests settled down in their places.

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  • She held her forearm out to the door as she approached, glancing again at the gold band around her wrist that Romas had emphasized she needed to wear at all the times.

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  • Kutuzov was impatiently urging on his horse, which ambled smoothly under his weight, and he raised his hand to his white Horse Guard's cap with a red band and no peak, nodding his head continually.

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  • A strong hand grabbed Carmen's arm as the band started another song.

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  • When the band took a break, Carmen was looking for something cool to drink.

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  • I had slept little as Jerome Jones' band played its brass near till dawn at The Gold Belt.

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  • Even at ten o'clock, when the Rostovs got out of their carriage at the chapel, the sultry air, the shouts of hawkers, the light and gay summer clothes of the crowd, the dusty leaves of the trees on the boulevard, the sounds of the band and the white trousers of a battalion marching to parade, the rattling of wheels on the cobblestones, and the brilliant, hot sunshine were all full of that summer languor, that content and discontent with the present, which is most strongly felt on a bright, hot day in town.

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  • He stepped aside and she waved her band in front of the access door.

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  • Nothing was said until we settled on a bench near the circular band stand, beneath the obligatory memorial statue.

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  • But instead of a rim of darker blue surrounding her irises, they were rimmed by a thick band of iridescent silver.

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  • The band had set up last night, and the caterers weren't supposed to be there until 6:00 pm.

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  • While the band was on break, Eduardo entertained them with some Spanish guitar.

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  • When the band came back Alondra and Felipa danced Flamenco in duet.

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  • She reached for the band around her neck securing the dress.

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  • Liz plopped a straw hat with a red, white, and blue band on Dean's head just as three jets in close formation screamed overhead, buzzing the town in a deafening roar.

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  • She smashed into it as another quake rumbled beneath her, then rose and waved her band before the door.

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  • Consuelo, Marc and their daughters showed up at 6:30, just as the caterers and the band finished setting up.

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  • The band broke into "Hey There Little Red Riding Hood".

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  • She joined the Germans and other backpackers in an Irish dance as the cigarette smoke thickened and the rock band grew louder.

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  • Interested in the strong reaction, Taran pushed his eye- band up to see her.

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  • There is a band of thieves in our district who ought to be arrested by a strong force--October 11.

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  • There followed another band after this, which was called the Royal Court Band, because the members all lived in the palace.

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  • While one hand hung up the first string the other was already unwinding the band on the second leg.

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  • Then the strains of the count's household band were replaced by the clatter of knives and forks, the voices of visitors, and the soft steps of the footmen.

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  • The band again struck up, the count and countess kissed, and the guests, leaving their seats, went up to "congratulate" the countess, and reached across the table to clink glasses with the count, with the children, and with one another.

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  • Then a thin, pale soldier, his neck bandaged with a bloodstained leg band, came up and in angry tones asked the artillerymen for water.

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  • A crowd of military men was assembled there, members of the staff could be heard conversing in French, and Kutuzov's gray head in a white cap with a red band was visible, his gray nape sunk between his shoulders.

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  • Having unwound the string that tied the band on one leg, he carefully coiled it up and immediately set to work on the other leg, glancing up at Pierre.

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  • I played in a heavy metal band, I did some off-off-off Broadway gigs, and lots of road company stuff.

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  • A band tooted practice blasts, someone was yelling directions through an old fashioned megaphone, which were ignored, and Suzanne, whose nightly music show serenaded the tourists, warmed up the Star Spangled Banner in a voice that needed no mike.

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  • What had appeared to be a thick, gold, hard band of about three inches in width had molded around her arm and felt no heavier than the clothing she wore.

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  • She looked at the band on her arm, then down the hall toward Kiera before propping her chin on his chest to gaze at him.

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  • "No," he said, though his eyes fell to the band around her forearm in consideration.

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  • A band tooted practice blasts, someone was yelling directions through an old fashioned megaphone, which were ignored, and Suzanne, whose nightly music show serenaded the tourists, warmed up the Star Spangled Banner in a voice that needed no mike.

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  • The arrival of Dolokhov diverted Petya's attention from the drummer boy, to whom Denisov had had some mutton and vodka given, and whom he had had dressed in a Russian coat so that he might be kept with their band and not sent away with the other prisoners.

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  • He raised his eye- band to meet the gaze of the warrior, a man with dark eyes and hair and cocoa skin.

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  • Taran tied the band around his eyes, as much to protect them from the sun as hide the tears in his eyes.

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  • The band wasn't a bad idea – as long as he wasn't doing it to impress the girls.

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  • The evening slipped by and when the band took a break, special requests were played on a stereo.

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  • Alex swept her gracefully around the room again while the band played "The Last Waltz."

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  • Jonathan was practicing with some friends for a band they were forming.

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  • First came the Imperial Cornet Band of Oz, dressed in emerald velvet uniforms with slashes of pea-green satin and buttons of immense cut emeralds.

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  • At his touch, the band loosened enough to slide over her hand.

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  • Kiera watched as he slid the band over his right hand to settle it at his wrist before stripping his own band off his left arm.

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  • She waved her band in front of the access pad to her room and entered, crossing to grab her sketch book.

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  • Kiera raised the arm of her sweatshirt to reveal the band she already wore.

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  • I know, because the twins always went up to Scranton on Wednesday night 'cause that's when this country and western band they liked played.

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  • Bordeaux nodded and removed his hat, wiping sweat from the band.

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  • Across the room, Darkyn held the tension of a taut rubber band.

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  • Ask for her band.

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  • One, your arm band.

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  • He pushed her sleeve up to see her band.

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  • Kiera lowered the shirt, glad she'd never convinced herself to remove the band.

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  • The band's playing a fox­trot while you're waltzing around the floor, Fred grumbled.

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  • I'm trying to get a group together for a band.

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  • Jonathan had band practice with his friends and Alex was in his recliner, reading a letter from a wildlife management area in Colorado.

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  • There were five boys in their band – two of them a rebellious age of fifteen.

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  • Jonathan was gone again to band practice.

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  • "He hasn't been taking care of his horse and …" "No, he's been absorbed with the band.

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  • Jonathan and his new band were going to play for them.

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  • Jonathan's band played a few country and western songs.

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  • If he had simply wanted different clothes, she might have complied, but what he wanted to do was slice his clothing up with a razor blade and get jeans so long that they shredded from being walked on – like the other band members.

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  • She met Keaton at the door, scratching at a new spot under the band of her bra in the back.

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  • He reached out and claimed her hand, running a finger around the white band where her engagement ring had been.

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  • Jessi's hands visibly shook, and he reached out to her, taking the hair band she was trying to use on her hair.

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  • He gathered together a band of supporters, plans were drawn up, and at length all was ready for the rising.

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  • Earle and Plummer (Oxford, 1899); " Annales Lindesfarnenses," in the Monumenta historica Germanica, Band xix.

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  • Scriptores, Band xvii.

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  • The same firm is also constructing a micrometer in which the readings of the head are printed on a band of paper instead of being read off at the time of observation.

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  • They have a kind of short kilt, stiff, made of black wool, with a band from back to front between the legs; under this they wear short linen trousers, which come a little below the knee, and black woollen leggings with boots.

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  • See Allgemeine deutsche Biographie, Band viii.

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  • p. 301, &c. (1878) and Band xlix.

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  • He was one of the able band of professors who in 1870 supported Dbllinger in his resistance to the Vatican decrees, and was excommunicated with Ignaz v.

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  • But for Leipzig a comparison with the Gewandhaus Band may be sought.

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  • Every evening extracts from his great works, the Canon and the Sanatio, were dictated and explained to his pupils; among whom, when the lesson was over, he spent the rest of the night in festive enjoyment with a band of singers and players.

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  • von Giesebrecht, Geschichte der deutschen Kaiserzeit (Leipzig, 1885-1890); and Herzog-Hauck, Realencyklopadie, Band iv.

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  • Lappenberg in Band III.

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  • Wattenbach, Deutschlands Geschichtsquellen, Band II.

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  • The Morelianos are noted for their love of music, and musical competitions are held each year, the best band being sent to the city of Mexico to compete with similar organizations from other states.

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  • But they have been separated by the foundering of the Coral Sea and the Tasman Sea, which divided the continent of Australia from the islands of the Australasian festoon; and the foundering of the band across Australia, from the Gulf of Carpentaria, through western Queensland and western New South Wales, to the lower basin of the Murray, has separated the Archean areas of eastern and western Australia.

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  • The Silurian system was marked by the retreat of the sea from central Australia; but the sea still covered a band across Victoria, from the coast to the Murray basin, passing to the east of Melbourne.

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  • rainfall band circles across the continent through the middle of the Northern Territory, embraces the entire centre and south-west of Queensland, with the exception of the extreme south-western angle of the state, and includes the whole of the interior of New South Wales to a line about 200 m.

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  • So far as is known, the Malay Peninsula consists of an axial zone of crystalline rocks, flanked on each side by an incomplete band of sedimentary deposits.

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  • On the 19th of October 1864 a small band of Confederate soldiers under Lieutenant B.

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  • By his directions Harrison then fetched in a small band of Cromwell's musketeers and compelled the speaker Lenthall to vacate the chair.

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  • Harnack in Herzog-Hauck's Realencyklopddie, Band v.

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  • 1 It was said to have been founded by a band of emigrants from Phocis, under the guidance of two Athenian leaders, named Philogenes and Damon, but it joined the Ionian confederacy by accepting the government of Athenian rulers of the house of Codrus.

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  • Thus perished at the age of thirty-six one of the most chivalrous and gifted of a gallant band of brothers, four of whom laid down their lives in their country's cause.

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  • In that licentious university Francis found the greatest difficulty in resisting attacks on his virtue, and once at least had to draw his sword to defend his personal safety against a band of ruffians.

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  • Barrel cranes are usually fitted with band brakes, consisting of a brake rim with a friction band placed round it, the band being tightened as required.

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  • He landed in Africa with a small band of veterans, and Firmus, to avoid being taken prisoner, committed suicide.

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  • At the receiving end of the circuit a shaft is coupled to the motor; this is provided with gearing which rotates four combining commutators and four type-wheels, which print the letters on the band of paper.

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  • The motor is usually supported on a platform at the back of the instrument, its drivingwheel being connected to the shaft of the paper roller by means of a spirally wound steel band.

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  • In this last form an endless band of hard iron wires passes slowly round two wooden pulleys driven by clockwork.

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  • 45) that they magnetize the part of the iron band passing through the coil.

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  • Owing to hysteresis the part of the band magnetized is not symmetrically placed with regard to the magnetic poles, but advanced in the direction of motion of the band.

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  • From this station as a centre the little band of adventurers, playing the Greeks off against the Lombards, and the Lombards against the Greeks, spread their power in all directions, until they made themselves the most considerable force in southern Italy William of Hauteville was proclaimed count of Apulia.

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  • Herein he was aided by the troops of Facino Cane, who, dying opportunely at this period, left considerable wealth, a welltrained band of mercenaries, and a widow, Beatrice di Tenda.

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  • In 1845 several outbreaks occurred, and a band led by Pietro Renzi captured Rimini, whence a proclamation drawn up by L.

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  • The main part of it consists of a band of five chief islands, so closely adjoining and overlapping each other that they have long been known collectively as "the great Andaman."

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  • The axis of this band, almost a meridian line, is 156 statute miles long.

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  • Huffer, Alfred von Reumont (Cologne, 1904); and the same writer's article in the Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, Band xxviii.

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  • Scriptores, Band iv.

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  • Wheeler with his small band of soldiers and the European and Eurasian residents were exposed for 21 days to the fire of the mutineers, is merely a bare field, containing the well where many women and children were shot while getting water.

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  • Endodermal cell of Phanerogam, with suberized central band on radial and transverse walls.

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  • The midrib has a strong band of stereom above and below.

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  • 13, 23), the xylem of which is usually wedgeshaped in cross-section with the protoxylem elements at the inner extremity, while the phloem forms a band on the outer side of the xylem, and separated from it by a band of conjunctive tissue (mesodesm).

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  • Instead of presenting the appearance of a continuous band in which all the colors are represented, it is interrupted by seven vertical dark spaces.

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  • The stretching of the cell wall by the hydrostatic pressure is fixed by a secretion of new particles and their deposition upon the original wall, which as it becomes slightly thicker is capable of still greater extension, much in the same way as a thick band of indiarubber is capable of undergoing greater stretching than a thin one.

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  • This body has been called a blepharoplast, and in the Pteridophytes, Cycads and Ginkgo it gives rise to the spiral band on which the cilia are formed.

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  • Even in those cases where the cilia band, which is the product of the centrosome-like body or blepharoplast, enters the ovum, as in Zamia (c in fig.

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  • His restless and turbulent nature marked him out for a military career; and having collected a small band of soldiers, he assisted the emperor Charles V.

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  • The circular outline had given way in geographical opinion to the elliptical with the long axis lying east and west, and Aristotle was inclined to view it as a very long and relatively narrow band almost encircling the globe in the temperate zone.

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  • At Woburn, Leighton, Ampthill, Sandy, Upware, Wicken and Potton, near the base of Upper Neocomian ironsands, there is a band between 6 in.

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  • Subsequently Bothwell left Dunbar for the north, visited Orkney and Shetland, and in July placed himself at the head of a band of pirates, and after eluding all attempts to capture him, arrived at Karm Sound in Norway.

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  • The flexor digitorum sublimis muscle arises fleshy from the long elastic band which extends from the inner humeral condyle along the ventral surface of the ulna to the ulnar carpal bone, over which the tendon runs to insert itself on the radial anterior side of the first phalanx of the second digit.

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  • Owing to the elasticity of the humerocarpal band the wing remains closed without any special muscular exertion, while, when the wing is extended, this band assists in keeping it taut.

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  • This interval was diligently devoted to the pursuit of classical and historical studies, to preparing himself for ordination, and to searching investigations, under the stimulus of continual discussion with a band of talented and congenial associates, of the profoundest questions in theology, ecclesiastical polity and social philosophy.

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  • In March 1814 he was one of the band of students who, on the heights of Montmartre and Saint-Chaumont, attempted resistance to the armies of the allies then engaged in the investment of Paris.

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  • Ungava includes much of the lower portion of Labrador, with a rim of recent marine deposits along its western coast, but the interior has the usual character of low rocky hills of Archean rocks, especially granite and gneiss, with a long band of little disturbed iron-bearing rocks, resembling the Animikie, or Upper Huronian of the Lake Superior region, near its eastern side.

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  • Before long persecution broke out against Herrnhut; the count sent a band of emigrants to Georgia; and as these emigrants would require their own ministers, he had David Nitschmann consecrated a bishop by Jablonsky (1735).

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  • Each band was under the command of a leader, who was assisted by two lieutenants; and obedience to the leader was enjoined upon every member on entering the brotherhood.

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  • Finally, a band of loo marched from Basel to Avignon to the court of Pope Clement VI., who, in spite of the sympathy shown them by several of his cardinals, condemned the sect as constituting a menace to the priesthood.

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  • In 1389 the leader of a flagellant band in Italy called the bianchi was burned by order of the pope, and his following dispersed.

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  • In 1820 a band of flagellants appeared during a procession at Lisbon; and in the Latin countries, at the season of great festivals, one may still see brotherhoods of penitents flagellating themselves before the assembled faithful.

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  • Seen in front, its white face, striped with black, and broad black gorget attract attention as it sits, often motionless, on the rocks; while in flight the white of the lower part of the back and white band across the wings are no less conspicuous even at a distance.

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  • The " black band " (chernaya sotnia), or " black hundreds," as they were branded by public opinion, directed their attacks especially against the Jews, and pogroms,' i.e.

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  • Hauck's Realencyklopcidie, Band iii.

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  • His moderation, good sense, wisdom, temper, firmness and erudition made him as successful in this position as he had been when professor of theology, and he speedily surrounded himself with a band of scholarly young men.

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  • The Order of Dominicans grew out of the little band of volunteers that had joined Dominic in his mission among the Albigenses.

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  • The chief buildings were destroyed in 1901 in a fire started by a band of thieves.

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  • Soon after, a small band of Syrians entered Judah, destroyed its.

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  • Jonathan, who succeeded his brother Judas, was captain of a band of fugitive outlaws.

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  • During the next four years party spirit ran high; in the spring of 1904 a deputation of chiefs and politicians addressed a protest to the prince, and early in the following year a band of armed malcontents under M.

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  • ,uLrpa, a band, head-band, head-dress), a liturgical head-dress of the Catholic Church, generally proper to bishops.

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  • From the first the white conical cap seems to have been decorated round the lower edge by a band or orphrey (circulus).

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  • He returned to the wilds of Judah, and was joined at Adullam 5 by his father's house and by a small band of outlaws, of which he became the head.

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  • He was no longer an outlaw with a band of wandering companions, but a petty chieftain, head of a small colony of men, allied with families of Caleb and Jezreel (in Judah), and on friendly footing with the sheikhs south of Hebron.

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  • The generous elevation of David's character is seen most clearly in those parts of his life where an inferior nature would have been most at fault, - in his conduct towards Saul, in the blameless reputation of himself and his band of outlaws in the wilderness of Judah, in his repentance under the rebuke of Nathan and in his noble bearing on the revolt of Absalom.

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  • Whitman the entire nephridial system (in the leech Clepsine) is formed by the differentiation of a continuous epiblastic band on each side.

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  • Bergh (for Lumbricus and Criodrilus), whose figures show a derivation of the entire nephridium from mesoblast, and an absence of any connexion between successive nephridia by any continuous band, epiblastic or mesoblastic. A midway position is taken up by Wilson, who asserts the mesoblastic formation of the funnel, but also asserts the presence of a continuous band of epiblast from which certainly the terminal vesicle of the nephridium, and doubtfully the glandular part of the tube is derived.

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  • The chief modifications of this form are seen in the Mitraria larva of Ammochares with only the preoral band, which is much folded and which has provisional and long setae; the a.trochous larva, where the covering of cilia is uniform and not split into bands; and the polytrochous larva where there are several bands surrounding the body.

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  • In Acanthobdella, however, the testes of each side of the body have grown together to form a continuous band, which extends in front of external pore.

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  • It has simply been traced as far as the formation of a diblastula which acquires a ciliated band, and becomes a nearly spherical trochosphere.

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  • G, The acrecbolic snout of a proboscidiferous Gastropod, arrested short of complete eversion by the fibrous band b.

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  • A well-marked trochosphere is formed by the development of an equatorial ciliated band; and subsequently, by the disproportionate growth of the lower hemisphere, the trochosphere becomes a veliger.

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  • derm is coincident with the v, v, The ciliated band marking hindmost extremity of the out the velum.

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  • The ciliated band of the left side of the velar area is indicated by a line extending from v to v; the foot f is seen between the pharynx ph and the pedicle of invagination pi.

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  • The death of Archdeacon Lucien Bonaparte, the recognized head of the family, having placed property at the disposal of the sons, they bought a house, which became the rendezvous of the democrats and of a band of volunteers whom they raised.

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  • - Morphology of an Insect: the embryo of Gryllotalpa, somewhat diagrammatic. The longitudinal segmented band along the middle line represents the early segmentation of the nervous system and the subsequent median field of each sternite; the lateral transverse unshaded bands are the lateral fields of each segment; the shaded areas indicate the more internally placed mesoderm layer.

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  • The germ band evidently marks the ventral aspect of the developing insect, whose body must be completed by the extension of the embryo so as to enclose the yolk dorsally.

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  • Wheeler, the amnion is ruptured and turned back from covering the germ band, enclosing the yolk dorsally and becoming finally absorbed, as the ectoderm of the germ band itself spreads to form the dorsal wall.

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  • In some midges and in caddis-flies the serosa becomes ruptured and absorbed, while the germ band, still clothed with the amnion, grows around the yolk.

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  • Then one or two tactical blunders were committed; and the tsar, taking courage, enveloped the little band in a vast semicircle bristling with the most modern guns, which fired five times to the Swedes' once, and swept away the guards before they could draw their swords.

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  • In 1630 there arrived another band of settlers sent over by the Laconia Company.

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  • The union of the index and middle fingers by means of a web extending as far as the terminal joints is the distinctive feature of the siamang, which is the largest of the group, and black in colour with a white frontal band.

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  • band of the black phase of the hulock) to puce-grey; but it is probable that this was only an individual, or at most a sexual, peculiarity.

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  • The first settlement in New Haven (called Quinnipiac, its Indian name, until 1640) was made in the autumn of 1637 by a party of explorers in search of a site for colonization for a band of Puritans, led by Theophilus Eaton and the Rev. John Davenport, who had arrived at Boston, Massachusetts, from England in July 1637.

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  • The following description of the band of Cathbu's Druids occurs in the epic tale, the Cattle-spoiling of Cualnge (Cooley): "The attendant raises his eyes towards heaven and observes the clouds and answers the band around him.

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  • At the head of a band of 300 free lances he offered his services first to the count of Barcelona; then, failing him, to Moktadir, the Arab king of Saragossa, of the race of the Beni Houd.

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  • In the following year, Jean Ribaut (1520-1565), with a band of French Huguenots, landed first near St Augustine and then at the mouth of the St Johns river, which he called the river of May, and on behalf of France claimed the country, which he described as " the fairest, fruitfullest and pleasantest of all the world "; but he made his settlement on an island near what is now Beaufort, South Carolina.

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  • Civil in place of military government was instituted; immigration began; and Andrew Turnbull, an Englishman, brought over a band of about 1500 Minorcans (1769), whom he engaged in the cultivation of indigo at New Smyrna.

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  • Though in these lands they have for not less than a thousand years enjoyed the position of the dominant race, they all possess a tradition that they are not indigenous, and that their first rulers "came out of the sea," with a large band of Malayan warriors in their train.

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  • The marching band had one percussion player who played the triangle.

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  • Armed with it he passed safely into heathen Germany and began a systematic crusade, baptizing, overturning idols, founding churches and monasteries, and calling from England a band of missionary helpers, monks and nuns, some of whom have become famous: St Lull, his successor in the see at Mainz; St Burchard, bishop of Wurzburg; St Gregory, abbot at Utrecht; Willibald, his biographer; St Lioba, St Walburge, St Thecla.

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  • Finding it impossible to keep this part of their vow, the fathers met at Vicenza, where Ignatius was staying in a ruined monastery; and here after deliberation it was determined that he, Laynez and Faber should go to Rome to place the little band at the disposal of the pope.

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  • at Cologne, where he gathered round him a numerous band of followers.

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  • This failed to subdue the monks, whom the Archbishop of Volinsk described as "a band of soft-brained idiots led by a vainglorious hussar."

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  • The highlands, which in an almost continuous line traverse East Africa, have to a great extent isolated the flora of Somaliland in spite of the general resemblance of its climate and soil to the country on the western side of the band of high ground.

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  • above the present level of the lake a white band marks distinctly a former level.

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  • Such extension of his field would have been impossible had not Wesley been helped by a heroic band of preachers.

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  • A more or less continuous band of serpentine belonging to this series forms the principal watershed, although it nowhere rises to any great height.

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  • It is in this band that the greater part of the mineral wealth of Cuba is situated.

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  • Those who had not yet crossed the river refused, in face of this omen, to follow their brethren; the little band, numbering 400 warriors (according to others, consisting of 2000 horsemen) decided to remain under Ertoghrul, son of the drowned leader.

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  • Murad now laid siege to Constantinople to avenge himself on the emperor, and on the 24th of August the desperate valour of the defenders succeeded in driving back an assault led by a band of fanatical dervishes.

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  • and his band of outlaws, drove the peaceful rayas to rebel.

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  • Shortly before, a revolutionary attack by an Armenian band on the Ottoman bank r at Constantinople brought about a general massacre of Armenians in the capital (where a widespread revolutionary organization undoubtedly existed), in which at least 3000 victims fell, and the persecution of Armenians became the order of the day.

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  • ARGONAUTS ('Apyovavrat, the sailors of the "Argo"), in Greek legend a band of heroes who took part in the Argonautic expedition under the command of Jason, to fetch the golden fleece.

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  • The settlements bordering on the Indian reservations had experienced more or less trouble with the Sioux for several years, the most serious outbreak having occurred in March 1857, when Ink-pa-du-ta led his band to massacre the settlers at Spirit Lake.

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  • Sibley decisively defeated Little Crow, the principal leader of the Kaposia band, at Wood Lake.

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  • In October 1898 there was an uprising of the Pillager band of Chippewa Indians at Leech Lake, which was quelled by the prompt action of Federal troops.

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  • In addition to this ciliated band the form of the Tornaria is quite characteristic and unlike the adult.

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  • When about sixteen years of age he was carried off by a band of Irish marauders.

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  • On the defeat of the adventurer Stenka Razin (1667-1671) many who were unwilling to submit to the iron rule of Moscow made their way to the settlements of Stroganov in Perm, and tradition has it that, in order to get rid of his guests, Stroganov suggested to their chief, Yermak, that he should cross the Urals into Siberia, promising to help him with supplies of food and arms. Yermak entered Siberia in 1580 with a band of 1636 men, following the Tagil and Tura rivers.

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  • The intestine is slung by a median dorsal and ventral mesentery which divides the body cavity into two symmetrically shaped halves; it is " stayed " by two transverse septa, the anterior or gastroparietal band running from the stomach to the body wall and the posterior or ileoparietal band running from the intestine to the body wall.

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  • In Rhynchonella, where there are two pairs of kidneys, the internal opening of the anterior pair is supported by the gastroparietal band and that of the posterior pair by the ileoparietal band.

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  • b, Parietal band.

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  • These pits are not isolated, but are connected by an ectodermal ridge, which grows in at the margin of the mantle and forms a continuous band somewhat resembling the ectodermal primordium of vertebrate teeth.

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  • to make an attempt to reconcile the church with the republic. He invited the officers of the Mediterranean squadron to lunch at Algiers, and, practically renouncing his monarchical sympathies, to which he clung as long as the comte de Chambord was alive, expressed his support of the republic, and emphasized it by having the Marseillaise played by a band of his Peres Blanes.

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  • Crippled and distorted by gout from his childhood, he was deprived of the use of his legs; but, in spite of this, he became one of the most learned men of his time, and exercised a great personal and intellectual influence on the numerous band of scholars he gathered round him.

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  • It is probable that certain privileges of the equites were due to Gracchus; that of wearing the gold ring, hitherto reserved for senators; that of special seats in the theatre, subsequently withdrawn (probably by Sulla) and restored by the lex Othonis (67 B.C.); the narrow band of purple on the tunic as distinguished from the broad band worn by the senators.

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  • There are also the ruins of a band, or stone dam of great strength, which was thrown across the river for the purposes of irrigation.

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  • The band was 1150 yds.

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  • Luchaire, Manuel des instituticns francaises (Paris, 1892); P. Guilhiermoz, Essai sur l'origine de la noblesse en France au moyen age (Paris, 1902); Brunner, Deutsche Rechtsgeschichte, Band ii.

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  • They crop out in a band some 25 to 50 m.

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  • north of the lower Amazon and in another band at a still greater distance south of that river.

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  • The capitals are remarkable, inasmuch as the necking immediately below the echinus is decorated with a band of leaves, the arrangement of which varies in different cases.

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  • While this was in progress Tyler with a small band of followers returned to the Tower, which they entered, and dragged forth Archbishop Sudbury and Sir Robert Hales from the chapel and murdered them on Tower Hill.

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  • Since the limitation of the width of the central band in the image of a luminous line depends upon discrepancies of phase among the secondary waves, and since the discrepancy is greatest for the waves which come from the edges of the aperture, the question arises how far the operation of the central parts of the aperture is advantageous.

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  • By this procedure the width of the central band in the diffraction pattern is halved, and so far an advantage is attained.

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  • But, as will be evident, the bright bands bordering the central band are now not inferior to it in brightness; in fact, a band similar to the central band is reproduced an indefinite number of times, so long as there is no sensible discrepancy of phase in the secondary waves proceeding from the various parts of the same slit.

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  • Under these circumstances the narrowing of the band is paid for at a ruinous price, and the arrangement must be condemned altogether.

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  • At the middle of this band there is complete agreement of phase among the secondary waves.

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  • 8) be the direction of the principal maximum (middle of central band) for the wave-length X in the O h spectrum.

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  • If BQ be the direction for the first minimum (the darkness between the central and first lateral band), the relative retardation of the extreme rays is (mn+1)X.

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  • The position of the middle of the bright band representative of a mathematical line can be fixed with a spider-line micrometer within a small fraction of the width of the band, just as the accuracy of astronomical observations far transcends the separating power of the instrument.

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  • The linear width of the band (e) is the increment of which alters p by 27r, so that e =27r /tr.

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  • The aperture and the number of bands being both fixed, the condition of blackness determines the angular magnitude of a band and of the spectrum.

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  • The position of Q corresponding to a given value of V, that is, to a band of given order, is by (19) BQ= aa b AD=V?

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  • By means of this expression we may trace the locus of a band of given order as b varies.

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  • The bases of the columns are either reeded or decorated with a plait-pattern; the capital has the broad channel between the volutes subdivided by a carefully-profiled incision; and the top of the shafts is ornamented by a broad band of palmette or honeysuckle pattern.

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  • A similar band of ornament runs round the top of the walls outside, and at their base is a reeded torus.

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  • Pertz in the Scriptores Rerum Germanicarum, Band xix., Hanover, 1866) for the latter part of the reign.

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  • The observer will, therefore, see a coloured band, about 2° in width, and coloured violet inside and red outside.

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  • Within the band, the illumination FIG.

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  • 2 will be faint; outside the band there will be perceptible darkening until the second bow comes into view.

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  • The most conspicuous colour band of the principal bows is the red; the other colours shading off into one another, generally with considerable blurring.

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  • II), and the same principle recurs in modern usage, where the tunic will be supplemented by a veil or shawl which (generally bound to the head by a band) frames the face and falls back to the waist.

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  • The Semites often bound their bushy locks with a fillet, which varies from a single band (so often, e.g.

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  • Or it falls over the nape of the neck and is kept in position with a band; or again as a cloth cap has lappets to protect the ears.

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  • With the band dependent from the conical hat of Marduk-bal-iddin II.

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  • It must suffice, therefore, to record the Pharaoh's simple girdle (with or without a tunic) from which hangs the lion's tail, or the tail-like band suspended from the extremity of his head-dress (above), or the panther or leopard skin worn over the shoulders by the high priest at Memphis, subsequently a ceremonial dress of men of rank.

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  • The head ornaments include the bcabrtµa, a narrow band bound round the hair a little way back from the brow and temples, and fastened in the knot of the hair behind; the ciµ7ry a variety of the diadem; the QTE¢avrt, a crown worn over the forehead, its highest point being in the centre, and narrowing at each side into a thin band which is tied at the back of the head.

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  • The population is estimated at about 6,124,000 The country consists chiefly of a range of plateaus and wooded mountains, running north and south and declining on the coast to a narrow band of plain varying between 12 and 50 m.

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  • The Cretaceous beds form a band along each side of the Cordillera and along the southern flank of the Caribbean chain, and they spread over the greater part of the provinces of Falcon and Lara.

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  • Fries, assuming leadership, organized an armed band of about sixty men, who marched about the country intimidating the assessors and encouraging the people to resist.

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