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city Sentence Examples

  • You should have called the city cops.

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  • The three-story building looked big enough to cover a city block.

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  • The rulers of the city met to decide what should be done with the corn.

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  • The space underneath the roof, where they stood, permitted them to see on all sides of the tall building, and they looked with much curiosity at the city spread out beneath them.

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  • They seemed to be falling right into the middle of a big city which had many tall buildings with glass domes and sharp-pointed spires.

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  • I just wanted to see a bit of your city before I drive to your car.

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  • You used to be a big city detective.

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  • He was the builder of a famous and beautiful city called Bagdad.

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  • During the Great Depression in the United States, many unemployed Americans simply left the city and went back to farm life, sometimes living with relatives.

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  • We have a hospital report from inner city Cleveland.

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  • For they were in the streets of a beautiful emerald-green city, bathed in a grateful green light that was especially pleasing to their eyes, and surrounded by merry faced people in gorgeous green-and-gold costumes of many extraordinary designs.

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  • This would be the case in a besieged city or a nation using the food supply to keep its citizenry in check.

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  • The whistle of the locomotive penetrates my woods summer and winter, sounding like the scream of a hawk sailing over some farmer's yard, informing me that many restless city merchants are arriving within the circle of the town, or adventurous country traders from the other side.

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  • We left the city last Thursday night, and arrived in Brewster Friday afternoon.

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  • It has followed me across the ocean and found me in this magnificent great city which I should like to tell you all about if I could take time for it and make my letter long enough.

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  • She had grown soft in five years of city life.

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  • The rainbow tints from the colored suns fell upon the glass city softly and gave to the buildings many delicate, shifting hues which were very pretty to see.

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  • I was in a city but it was night.

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  • Did the glass houses in your city grow, too?

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  • It was a sort of tangible kaleidoscope, this white city of the West.

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  • As the horse ambled along, drawing the buggy, the people of the glass city made way for them and formed a procession in their rear.

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  • The houses of the city were all made of glass, so clear and transparent that one could look through the walls as easily as through a window.

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  • In 1916, the number of cases just in New York City was reported to be nine thousand.

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  • His plays run in every major city in the English-speaking world, and Hollywood makes movies of them—good movies!

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  • "Now let us go back to the city," suggested the Wizard.

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  • The gate, I suppose, is New York City, and Freedom is the great statue of Liberty.

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  • She might not be on her street or even in her neighborhood or city, but it certainly looked like she was back in her world.

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  • But I'm afraid you cannot rule the Emerald City, as you used to, because we now have a beautiful Princess whom everyone loves dearly.

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  • Country kids need a good nurse as much as a city kid, you know.

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  • Everything is quiet in the city and there is not the slightest danger.

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  • Think of a large city anywhere.

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  • The inn, not large by city standards, was constantly in need of attention, especially in this, the short but hectic high season.

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  • In the hilly city of Fayetteville, that was a threat during any heavy rain.

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  • Parkside isn't a 'big city.'

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  • Parkside isn't a 'big city.'

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  • Yes, here it lies before me, but why is the deputation from the city so long in appearing? he wondered.

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  • Deliver me from a city built on the site of a more ancient city, whose materials are ruins, whose gardens cemeteries.

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  • The grey skies of winter and grey cement of the city depressed her.

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  • We've left the capital city for the other side of the planet.

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  • If I flushed hundred dollar bills down the toilet, the city of Cleveland would run out of water before I went broke.

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  • But I want you to move the cured people out of here and then level the city and the lab.

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  • "This is what's interesting," he said, pointing to a trail leading from a stash house on the northeastern side of the city and dead ending in the desert.

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  • He sent out among the poor people of the city and found two little babies who had never heard a word spoken.

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  • Deidre emerged into the living room and turned around once completely, not expecting the views of the city from the bank of windows along one wall.

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  • On a mountain near their city, there was a narrow chasm or hole in the rocks.

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  • All our relatives were city dwellers.

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  • She joined crowds of people milling through downtown Crystal City to see the Christmas displays and shop.

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  • He felt claustrophobic in the city, needed air and space.

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  • I'll see enough of the city when I go back to college.

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  • Slowly but steadily the heartless Mangaboos drove them on, until they had passed through the city and the gardens and come to the broad plains leading to the mountain.

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  • People in a small town in Alabama, a small city in Algeria, and a large city in Argentina all desire different forms of governments with different services.

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  • Here the long, sunny days were mine, and all thoughts of work and college and the noisy city were thrust into the background.

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  • Oh, would that men would leave the city, its splendour and its tumult and its gold, and return to wood and field and simple, honest living!

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  • Meanwhile, the city itself was deserted.

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  • He would make that foxy old courtier feel that the responsibility for all the calamities that would follow the abandonment of the city and the ruin of Russia (as Rostopchin regarded it) would fall upon his doting old head.

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  • Now and then he met Russians with anxious and timid faces, and Frenchmen with an air not of the city but of the camp, walking in the middle of the streets.

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  • Russia will shudder to learn of the abandonment of the city in which her greatness is centered and in which lie the ashes of your ancestors!

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  • "Has the enemy entered the city?" he asked.

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  • He remained in Moscow till October, letting the troops plunder the city; then, hesitating whether to leave a garrison behind him, he quitted Moscow, approached Kutuzov without joining battle, turned to the right and reached Malo-Yaroslavets, again without attempting to break through and take the road Kutuzov took, but retiring instead to Mozhaysk along the devastated Smolensk road.

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  • How I love the open country, away from city police and cameras at every intersection.

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  • It's a big city and a long time ago but he saw the White House and said he watched Lincoln eat with two men.

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  • I spotted a gas station on a corner as we entered the city of Lynn but as we pulled closer, we saw the place was out of business.

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  • There weren't any cabs or buses like in the city; she didn't even see a town nearby.

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  • "But I assure you, my good people, that I do not wish to rule the Emerald City," he added, earnestly.

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  • Both of us were new to New York City, and had few or no friends.

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  • But picture Ben and Betsy, two city dwellers, neither owning a car.

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  • So after a cab ride to the airport rental agency, we escaped the fumes of Manhattan on an August Friday noon and joined the city escapees heading north.

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  • The few family relatives I had were city people, for generations.

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  • Maybe she turned tricks in another city and he 'rescued her' and brought her here.

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  • Why are there fewer traffic jams in one certain city than in any other of its size?

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  • The walls are made of the demon's magic, and Rissa's armies are too far south to hold the city.

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  • This railway has six radiating lines leaving the city of Winnipeg, and its main line connects Port Arthur on Lake Superior with Edmonton in the west.

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  • The city has numerous bike routes and other activities you may want to undertake as an outdoors enthusiast.

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  • So she ran along over their heads until she had left them far behind and below and had come to the city and the House of the Sorcerer.

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  • Is the value of the city just the value of the buildings, cars, furniture, and other physical items in the city?

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  • I saw him many times after that, and he was always a good friend to me; indeed, I was thinking of him when I called Boston "the City of Kind Hearts."

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  • When we got to Jersey City at six o'clock Friday evening we were obliged to cross the Harlem River in a ferry-boat.

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  • In the course of conversation he mentioned Moscow and questioned Balashev about the Russian capital, not merely as an interested traveler asks about a new city he intends to visit, but as if convinced that Balashev, as a Russian, must be flattered by his curiosity.

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  • The price of weapons, of gold, of carts and horses, kept rising, but the value of paper money and city articles kept falling, so that by midday there were instances of carters removing valuable goods, such as cloth, and receiving in payment a half of what they carted, while peasant horses were fetching five hundred rubles each, and furniture, mirrors, and bronzes were being given away for nothing.

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  • "To preserve the tranquillity of the city," explains Count Rostopchin.

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  • But despite all these measures the men, who had till then constituted an army, flowed all over the wealthy, deserted city with its comforts and plentiful supplies.

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  • More than anything else in Pierre's story the captain was impressed by the fact that Pierre was very rich, had two mansions in Moscow, and that he had abandoned everything and not left the city, but remained there concealing his name and station.

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  • A paternal administration, chosen from among yourselves, will form your municipality or city government.

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  • Its members will be distinguished by a red ribbon worn across the shoulder, and the mayor of the city will wear a white belt as well.

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  • Looting continues in the city despite the decrees against it.

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  • Howie located a Salt Lake City missing girl of twelve, hidden in the loving care of a distant aunt.

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  • It was the city of his seminary training in an attempt to resurrect his past he'd visited.

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  • I drove to inner city Cleveland and parked my vehicle.

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  • Bird Song is in the city of Ouray, not my jurisdiction.

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  • They began to wonder if there were no people to inhabit this magnificent city of the inner world.

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  • "The Rain of Stones has done much damage to our city," he said, "and we shall hold you responsible for it unless you can prove your innocence."

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  • Over this Land I ruled in peace for many years, until I grew old and longed to see my native city once again.

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  • There was more applause at this, and then Ozma had the jewelled saddle replaced upon the Sawhorse and herself rode the victor back to the city at the head of the grand procession.

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  • If a man was obliged to go from one city to another, he often rode on horseback.

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  • When Otanes was twelve years old, his parents wished to send him to a distant city to study in a famous school that was there.

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  • In a speech to the House of Representatives at this same time, Congressman Davy Crockett told the story of getting chewed out by a constituent for voting for a $20,000 emergency relief bill for the homeless in a city just wiped out by a fire.

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  • My friends have told me about your great and magnificent city, and I have read a great deal that wise Englishmen have written.

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  • Once, while we were out on the water, the sun went down over the rim of the earth, and threw a soft, rosy light over the White City, making it look more than ever like Dreamland....

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  • It is a very interesting souvenir of Columbus, and of the Fair White City; but I cannot imagine what discoveries I have made,--I mean new discoveries.

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  • From the desperate city you go into the desperate country, and have to console yourself with the bravery of minks and muskrats.

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  • There was an artist in the city of Kouroo who was disposed to strive after perfection.

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  • Before he had found a stock in all respects suitable the city of Kouroo was a hoary ruin, and he sat on one of its mounds to peel the stick.

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  • The head of the family, Count Ilya Rostov, continually drove about the city collecting the current rumors from all sides and gave superficial and hasty orders at home about the preparations for their departure.

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  • This city was evidently living with the full force of its own life.

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  • A strange, beautiful, and majestic city; and a strange and majestic moment!

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  • A single report of a signaling gun followed, and the troops, who were already spread out on different sides of Moscow, moved into the city through Tver, Kaluga, and Dorogomilov gates.

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  • That city is taken; the Russian army suffers heavier losses than the opposing armies had suffered in the former war from Austerlitz to Wagram.

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  • Our location should be within a couple of hours at the most from a city; not in the country, per se, perhaps a small town.

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  • Our small city should have a college and hospital.

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  • Dean considered calling the City of Ouray Police but realized they too could be of little help unless Shipton did something against the law.

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  • The people of Mangaboo now formed themselves into a procession and marched toward the glass city to escort their new ruler to her palace and to perform those ceremonies proper to the occasion.

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  • I remember especially the walks we all took together every day in Central Park, the only part of the city that was congenial to me.

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  • The city can clean it up.

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  • My name is Sofia Fast from Crystal City, Virginia.

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  • He landed outside the main city, in the center of which sat the royal family's residence.

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  • And now, the trial being over, the good citizens of the Emerald City scattered to their homes, well content with the day's amusement.

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  • His pictures were known and admired in every city of Italy.

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  • This happened six hundred years ago, in the city of Florence in Italy.

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  • A farm boy gone city.

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  • Today, we leave this rustic life and move to the city.

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  • Betsy left the key to her sumptuous room, in the city's finest hotel, allowing me to drop off my duds before meeting him in the hotel lobby.

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  • It was nearing Christmas and while New York was aglow, my wife and I were just the opposite; out of sync with the mood of the city.

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  • I want to get out of New York, or any city.

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  • Perhaps it's not so pristine, like most of this tired city.

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  • I heard you were a guard at Cañon City.

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  • You said she knows Patsy from being a guard at Cañon City.

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  • He left for the mortal world and emerged in an alley in some large city.

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  • The Atlanta night was muggy and dark; a thin layer of smog trapped the city's light and made the sky glow an eerie yellow-orange.

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  • Are you in the city?

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  • She reached the top of the stairs and stared at a similar scene leading past the Arch and all the way up the park toward the city.

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  • Waiting until nightfall, he changed into clothing more suited for the Qatwali society and covered his face with a hood to creep into the city.

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  • The facility was funded in part by the city's recreation department, whose funds were, for the most part, generated from the highly profitable hot spring pool that operated year around at the edge of town.

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  • As Dean and his stepfather neared the bridge, they looked up to see a uniformed City of Ouray police man pointing at him.

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  • Do you guys bother with a trial around here or do you just draw lots and send us blood thirsty killers directly over to Cañon City?

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  • I bet you've seen stuff like that back East, seeing as you were a big city cop and all.

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  • My dearest Joshua has been absent for near a week now, bound to the duties of his calling, and those of his wife who is much involved in the charities of our city.

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  • Even Sheriff Jake Weller was there, and the city police chief and, in various costumes of night-wear, Fred, the Quincy sisters and Gladys Turnbull who'd let out a banshee scream that woke everyone but poor Edith Shipton, who'd never wake again.

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  • Apparently mom, before assigned to hard time in Cañon City, had dragged the poor child over most of Colorado and the West.

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  • Call the City Police, too.

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  • She owned every designer on the planet and made Carrie Bradshaw of Sex and the City look like an amateur.

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  • For the right man, she might give up the farm and go live in the city, but children?

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  • The city slicker and the country hick - even Josh had warned her.

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  • Keep to the eastern part of the city to reach the hospital.

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  • The forest swallowed the city before she could orient herself.

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  • The emerops facility was across a field and a road then down a few blocks in the ghost town that was the city of Randolph on the eastern shores of the Mississippi.

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  • Everyone stays in the city or under it.

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  • Brady watched the helo lift off then turned to the abandoned city.

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  • It says it's at the edge of the city and open.

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  • Brady asked, gazing at the empty highway system on one side of them and the city on the other.

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  • "This is why the city looks abandoned," Elise mused.

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  • What if the entire city is down there?

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  • Brady reached the intersection and saw the tunnel running perpendicular opened into a crowded underground city.

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  • The buildings held lights and people, and the canal curved to the left, hiding the size of the city.

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  • This is a bunker city.

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  • He slung his weapon over his shoulder as they walked deeper into the underground city.

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  • There were five within two days of the underground city.

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  • Greene would level the city to get to her.

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  • We're now in a city along the Mississippi.

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  • I don't think you called in this strike, Brady answered, looking over the flattened city grimly.

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  • He motioned the PMF members behind him towards the city.

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  • Parkside was a small city of 40,000 located 50 miles northwest of Philadelphia.

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  • While it was close enough to catch broadcasts of Phillies baseball and Eagles football, it was far enough away to be isolated from most of the brutality associated with the city of Brotherly Love.

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  • The Byrne address was on the east side of town, but as Dean had time to kill, he decided to drive west to what the locals called the beltway, a loop road around the city.

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  • Police Headquarters was located in the center of town between the City Hall and the library, across from a well-kept park that contained the obligatory statue of a civil war hero.

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  • The hills and farmlands gradually turned to inner suburbia and then to the harshness of urban streets, choked tightly with the crush, smells and sounds of the city.

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  • World Wide Insurance Company was in the heart of Philadelphia, occupying a towering structure that glared down on city hall and a thousand tired buildings, many dating back to the horse-drawn carriage days.

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  • The late afternoon was delightful as he wound his way through the city streets north of town.

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  • Curiosity got the better of him and later, on a trip to Philadelphia, he checked the city's library.

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  • Detective Hunter pointed out the sights as they left the air­port and drove toward the center city police headquarters.

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  • Just tell her the Parkside Betterment Society voted for Billie and Willie to improve the city by getting lost.

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  • Byrne's description was far too common to stand out but no one recalled a man hurriedly leaving the city in the middle of the night, Tuesday-Wednesday.

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  • The entire city was deep in slumber with the exception of a crazy ex-running back and an exhausted cop intent on killing him.

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  • But back then he hadn't been dragged from a soft bed and the dream-movies of his mind to chase around the slums of his city.

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  • Atlantic City must have paid well this week.

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  • They don't stock the Parkside Sentinel in all the libraries around the country like they do the big city papers.

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  • "Mr. Jones," was Jack Webster, a local realtor, who was apparently having an affair with the wife of a city council member.

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  • He had spent his career in the city, the last seven months investigating the crime family as a part of a special task force.

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  • Dean expected a spirited argument at the very least, but tomorrow was Wednesday, Atlantic City day, and Fred needed a good night's sleep.

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  • Too bad it was Wednesday, Atlantic City day.

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  • It's the closest city with a World Wide branch to Parkside.

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  • The city had struggled through the drabness of poverty and job­lessness in an effort to raise itself from the ashes of long-dead industries.

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  • She went on to explain she had 68 apartments scat­tered about the city with 22 vacancies.

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  • Cleary had contacted her by telephone, saying he was looking for a furnished apartment to use when he traveled to the city.

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  • While Dean wasn't familiar with the city, the rental-car agent marked directions to the hospital morgue and he had no trouble locating it.

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  • He was clearly embarrassed and apologized to Dean on behalf of everyone in the Norfolk Police Department, the City of Norfolk and the entire south.

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  • St. Thomas the Apostle Church was a scrubbed-white structure looking like a New England calendar except for its city loca­tion.

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  • On Monday, three Colombians were brutally murdered in Philadelphia and their dis­membered body parts scattered like Easter eggs around the city of Brotherly Love.

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  • The streets of her city were no longer safe for women and children.

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  • Jonathan was a prince to behold, suave beyond description, and with silver-tongued oratory, he calmed the fears of an entire city.

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  • Yes, those city bad boys might continue to kill one another but the innocents of this fair city had little to fear for their own.

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  • They went through the motions of checking all the hotels and flophouses in the city, but no one had seen Homer in the days preceding his murder.

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  • Don't tell me the slots at Atlantic City paid off again.

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  • Dean had opted to pitch his tent in City Park.

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  • He trotted down the stairs from his palace to the apple orchard that stretched from his home to the imperial city beyond.

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  • The entire imperial city knew how taken he was with his mate.

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  • They left the orchard for the quiet city, which had not yet begun to awaken.

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  • Darian guided the horse through marble streets marked by statues of his forefathers and beyond the city into the wood running along a stream that ran through the immortal countryside.

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  • Day of the Schism Immortal World Peasant quarter of the imperial city

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  • Maybe what happened in the country is happening in the city.

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  • She gazed at the city around them, startled to see buildings collapsing everywhere she looked.

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  • She couldn't see the poverty-stricken section of the city.

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  • She hurried to her feet and continued, heart racing as she ran through the city towards her home.

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  • The closer she got to the overcrowded, poor part of the city, the more people jammed the streets, shoving against her in an effort to escape the collapsing buildings.

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  • He didn't go the way they did but cut through an alley towards the center of the city.

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  • He ran through the city and into the apple orchard on the side of the city she'd only seen once, for peasants didn't go there.

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  • Jenn trotted through the orchard towards the city, energized by the plentiful magic in the world around her.

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  • The wall dividing the orchard from the city was the first thing she didn't remember.

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  • What peace she'd found in the familiar orchard fled as she looked at the charred, crumbling ruins of the once great city that lay beyond the wall.

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  • Before his enslavement, Darian had reigned over the city, as had his forefathers.

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  • Jenn stepped into the city, at once aware of the sorrow the place held.

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  • She trotted through the streets, making her way through rubble and debris to the park in the center of the city.

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  • The orchards stretched from the palace to the city and had been open to the public for immortals all over to visit and enjoy.

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  • He made his way through the orchard and over the wall at the other end, stunned by the mess that had been the immortals' imperial city.

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  • Sofi concentrated on stepping through the rubble of what looked like a once-great city.

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  • The last day I remember her, she invited me to a picnic outside the city, near a stream.

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  • She could smell the sea; they were probably somewhere in the destroyed city.

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  • The orchard is right there on the edge of the city, Jenn answered.

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  • Glancing out a window, she confirmed they were in the city, somewhere near the center.

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  • When he opened his eyes, the three of them stood in the middle of the city.

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  • Despite the danger outside the walls, tension released her shoulders when she'd gone far enough to lose sight of the city's walls.

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  • The quiet city smelled of the ocean and the forest.

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  • The guards escorted him to a large hold at the center of the city.

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  • "If I…if I release you, you must swear not to tell your master of my city," she gasped.

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  • If you try to escape, a dozen guards will cut you down before you reach the city wall.

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  • Sirian and Rissa led him back to the impressive hold at the center of the city and up a set of stairs to the second level and down a wide hallway.

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  • A small window overlooking the city was too small to squeeze through, and he saw no weapons.

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  • Its words are poison but its magic protects my city.

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  • The sun pushed aside the shadows as it emerged from the depths of the distant sea until it sat on the horizon, casting long shadows and brilliant bars of light into the walled city.

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  • She waited for him to catch up then ducked through a door leading from the inner city beyond the walls, and he followed.

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  • It was as he exited the walls that he saw where the men of the city were.

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  • Lines of tents were tucked between the outer wall of the city and the edge of the cliff.

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  • The heavy scent of fragrant sea swept over him, the chill of the ocean kept out of the city by its thick walls.

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  • He no longer questioned the need for such a trained, disciplined army, or the absence of able-bodied men within the city's walls.

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  • This room was smaller than her quarters within the city's walls, but she was glad to have a private place to be alone for a few moments.

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  • The city they entered was dirty and rank, the people poorer than any he'd ever seen.

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  • Vara slowed their horse, halting on the other side of the city, where wooden dwellings gave way to stone hovels.

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  • "I serve no one," Taran said as he crossed to the window overlooking the city.

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  • Hilden had greeted her at the walls and escorted her to the center of the city lest she be challenged by patrolling guards.

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  • He left her at the entrance to the city's hold, and she continued to her chambers unimpeded.

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  • Leave your city unprotected?

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  • We've tripled the guards atop them and gathered the people into the center of the city.

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  • No attack would reach the city's hold, but the sight confirmed Memon was not baiting the kingdom.

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  • Sirian paced a small underground cell beside the one Taran had occupied his first night in the city.

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  • We'll see them coming before they arrive, but the forest hides the armies south and north of the city too well.

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  • Swords flashing, they sprinted towards her and the center of the city only to be brought down by a flurry of arrows a dozen feet before her.

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  • Sirian moved all our armies too far south to recall them in time to save the city.

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  • The dwellings were alight and inns packed with refugees fleeing the eastern and southern portions of the city before they, too, died in the war.

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  • She rode through the city that bustled with ill- clad warriors and few others, unable to help feeling both disgust and pity for them.

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  • The city changed as she wandered the zigzag roads toward its center until she came upon an inner wall - -now open - -leading to stone structures gleaming with gold and silver artwork.

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  • The attack on the eastern wall is this evening; we can't hold the city.

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  • He trotted his way through the city to its center.

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  • Hilden will take you into the city, and your archers may watch me to ensure I do not venture closer to her than I am now.

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  • My guard will attend me into the city.

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  • He'd entered the city with the men he brought - -his personal guard - -and left only Vara with the queen.

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  • Yes. You would wait to seal him in the city?

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  • He struck off toward the hold at the center of the city, where Memon would be.

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  • My king, I've given you the city, haven't I?

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  • The people of Tiyan were gathered on the north side of the city, near the forest.

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  • Memon inspected the hold and the city until late afternoon, when the scent of roasting meat wafted from the massive kitchens behind the hold through the city.

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  • No one was supposed to move in or out of the city once Memon's advisors entered.

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  • He needed to keep Memon in the city!

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  • He knows the city better than anyone.

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  • Send me men who know this city as well as he does.

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  • He motioned to several of the older servants and gave them instructions to help Memon's party search the city.

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  • The moon peered over the walls of the city, and he squinted toward it.

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  • He watched as fights broke out throughout the city.

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  • At long last, Vara appeared from the forest, barreling toward the city.

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  • Afraid of what he'd find, Taran strode to the center of the city.

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  • Katie called before Carmen left the airport and said she wanted to take the children to Silver Dollar City with her.

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  • She opened the mini blinds and looked down at the busy city six stories below.

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  • You're such a city girl.

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  • So he thought she was a city slicker, did he?

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  • Did you think you had city water clear out here?

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  • The problems of city life faded to nonexistence.

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  • He reached the hovel he shared with his mother beyond the edge of the city, where all those who lived in poverty were similarly exiled.

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  • It was the kind of finery she should be wearing, instead of being trapped in rags at the edge of the city.

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  • Most people saved that look for his mother while casting uncertain or suspicious looks at the masked child who followed her dutifully through the city.

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  • The tavern where the woman told him to go was in the center of the city.

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  • From this point, Xander was able to see most of the city, including the white dome of the palace at its center that marked the home of one of the three Gods that ruled the immortal realm.

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  • He'd never been to the middle of the city, mainly because it was walled off and guarded.

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  • Eden stood on top of the tavern overlooking the immortal city of the Grey God.

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  • The streets of the city were littered with dead.

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  • The city would be completely dead before morning, decimated within a day.

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  • Look how easy the city fell.

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  • "Because the worlds will end up like this," she said, indicating the city.

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  • The vamp army I created is gathering at the bridge on the western edge of the city.

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  • We've alerted the city.

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  • They were entering the city of Buena Park.

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  • He can level a city and walk away without caring about anyone who got hurt.

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  • Refounded by the Byzantines in the 6th century, the city disappeared from history at the time of the Arab conquest of the country in the 7th century.

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  • STUTTGART, a city of Germany, capital of the kingdom of Wurttemberg.

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  • Of the numerous churches in the city the most interesting are the Stiftskirche, with two towers, a fine specimen of 15th-century Gothic; the Leonhardskirche, also a Gothic building of the 15th century; the Hospitalkirche, restored in 1841, the cloisters of which contain the tomb of Johann Reuchlin; the fine modern Gothic church of St John; the new Roman Catholic church of St Nicholas; the Friedenskirche; and the English church.

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  • The city contains a fine statue of Schiller, designed by Thorvaldsen; a bronze statue of Christopher, duke of Wurttemberg; a monument to the emperor William I.; an equestrian statue of King William I.

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  • The city also contains numerous excellent educational establishments, although the state university is not here but at Tubingen, and its conservatorium of music has long been renowned.

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  • corps of the German army, and contains a fairly large garrison for which accommodation is provided in the extensive barracks in and around the city.

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  • His chief benefaction, however, was a bequest of $400,000 for the foundation and endowment of a public library in New York City, since known as the Astor library, and since 1895 part of the New York public library.

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  • Why all the cities of Greece dispute the honour of being his birthplace is because the Iliad and the Odyssey are not the work of one, but of many popular poets, and a true creation of the Greek people which is in every city of Greece.

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  • But the presiding judge, the city praetor, M'.

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  • Having devoted much time to the study of the Latin writers, historians, orators and poets, and filled his mind with stories of the glories and the power of ancient Rome, he turned his thoughts to the task of restoring his native city to its pristine greatness, his zeal for this work being quickened by the desire to avenge his brother, who had been killed by a noble, a member of the ruling class.

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  • He became a notary and a person of some importance in the city, and was sent in 1343 on a public errand to Pope Clement VI.

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  • Returning to Rome about April 1344 he worked for three years at the great object of his life, the restoration of the city to its former position of power.

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  • He sought refuge in Naples, but soon he left that city and spent over two years in an Italian mountain monastery.

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  • CUZCO, an inland city of southern Peru, capital of an Andean department of the same name, about 360 m.

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  • The city stands at the head of a small valley, 11,380 ft.

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  • Overlooking the city from the N.

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  • The principal part of the city lies between these two streams, with its great plaza in the centre.

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  • The houses of the city are built of stone, their walls commonly showing the massive masonry of the Incas at the bottom, crowned with a light modern superstructure roofed with red tiles.

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  • The Church has always exercised a dominating influence in this region, and the city has many churches and religious establishments.

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  • Ella seems now to have made peace with the exiled king Osberht, and their united forces succeeded in recovering the city.

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  • He was present at the siege of Rouen, and the king committed to him personally the negotiations for the surrender of the city in January 1419 and for the marriage of Katherine.

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  • The city is built on rolling ground about 900 ft.

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  • At Delaware, also, are the state industrial school for girls, a Carnegie library, the Edwards Young Men's Christian Association building and a city hospital.

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  • The city has railway shops and foundries, and manufactures furniture, carriages, tile, cigars and gas engines.

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  • A ruined castle, near the city, recalls its strategic importance in the 8th century, when Asturias, Galicia and Leon were the headquarters of resistance to the Moors.

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  • Astorga has been the see of a bishop since the 3rd century, and was formerly known as the City of Priests, from the number of ecclesiastics resident within its walls.

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  • The city confers the title of marquis on the Osorio family, the ruins of whose palace, sacked in 1810 by the French, are still an object of interest.

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  • LEON, the capital of the department of Leon, Nicaragua, an episcopal see, and the largest city in the republic, situated midway between Lake Managua and the Pacific Ocean, 50 m.

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  • of Managua, on the railway from that city to the Pacific port of Corinto.

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  • The city of Leon, founded by Francisco Hernandez de Cordova in 1523, was originally situated at the head of the western bay of Lake Managua, and was not removed to its present position till 1610.

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  • Thomas Gage, who visited it in 1665, describes it as a splendid city; and in 1685 it yielded rich booty to William Dampier.

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  • Rudolph died at Spires on the 15th of July 1291 and was buried in the cathedral of that city.

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  • On the capture of that city by the Goths in 474 he was imprisoned, as he had taken an active part in its defence; but he was afterwards restored by Euric, king of the Goths, and continued to govern his bishopric as before.

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  • The large majority of the population of the city is Roman Catholic. 

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  • sent him against his native city at the head of the papal army.

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  • The naming of seven members of prominent Roman families, however, reversed the wise policy of his predecessor which had kept the dangerous factions of the city out of the curia.

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  • His concordat with Florence (1516) guaranteed the free election of the clergy in that city.

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  • On his return to his native city he devoted himself to mathematical research.

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  • Archimedes died at the capture of Syracuse by Marcellus, 212 B.C. In the general massacre which followed the fall of the city, Archimedes, while engaged in drawing a mathematical figure on the sand, was run through the body by a Roman soldier.

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  • Angouleme, a city of south-western France, capital of the department of Charente, 83 m.

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  • After the fall of Rome he left the city at the head of 4000 volunteers, with the idea of joining the defenders of Venice, and started on that wonderful retreat through central Italy pursued by the armies of France, Austria, Spain and Naples.

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  • of the city of Panama.

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  • The city lies on the west side of the low island of Manzanillo, is bordered on the landward sides by swamp, and consists mainly of unimposing frame houses and small shops.

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  • The city's principal manufactures are beet sugar, barrels and other cooperage products, wagons, carriages, sleighs and agricultural implements.

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  • Mount Clemens was settled in 1802, was incorporated as a village in 1837, and was chartered as a city in 1879.

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  • MENGTSZE, a city in the S.E.

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  • of Kansas City.

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  • It is served by the Missouri Pacific, the St Louis & San Francisco, the Missouri, Kansas & Texas, and the Kansas City Southern railways, and by interurban electric lines.

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  • The city has a fine court-house, a United States government building, a Carnegie library and a large auditorium.

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  • In 1871 Joplin was laid out and incorporated as a town; in 1872 it and a rival town on the other side of Joplin creek were united under the name Union City; in 1873 Union City was chartered as a ctiy under the name Joplin; and in 1888 Joplin was chartered as a city of the third class.

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  • The city derives its name from the creek, which was named in honour of the Rev. Harris G.

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  • CLERMONT-FERRAND, a city of central France, capital of the department of Puy-de-Dome, 113 m.

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  • William Livingston graduated at Yale College in 1741, studied law in the city of New York, and was admitted to the bar in 1748.

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  • CHARLOTTESVILLE, a city and the county-seat of Albemarle county, Virginia, U.S.A., picturesquely situated on the Rivanna river, 96 m.

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  • The city is served by the Chesapeake & Ohio, and the Southern railways, and is best known as the seat of the University of Virginia, which was founded by Thomas Jefferson.

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  • south-east of the city on a fine hill, called Little Mountain until Jefferson Italianised the name.

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  • The city owns its water-supply system and owns and operates its gas plant; an electric plant, privately owned, lights the streets and many houses.

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  • The site of the city was a part of the Castle Hill estate of Thomas Walker (1715-1794), an intimate friend of George Washington.

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  • In 1888 Charlottesville was chartered as a city administratively independent of the county.

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  • 'EX€vOEparrbXcs, "free city"), an ancient city of Palestine, 25 m.

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  • DUNEDIN, a city of New Zealand, capital of the provincial district of Otago, and the seat of a bishop, in Taieri county.

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  • Finally, one of the most striking buildings in the city is the high school (1885) with its commanding tower.

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  • of Patna city by rail.

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  • The nucleus of the city is built on a ridge of rock (Mount Sceberras) which runs like a tongue into the middle of a bay, which it thus divides into two harbours, the Grand Harbour to the east and the Marsamuschetto to the west, which are subdivided again by three other peninsulas into creeks.

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  • The influx of winter visitors adds to the wealth of the city.

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  • All the officers of administration were transferred from Murshidabad to Calcutta, which Hastings boasted at this early date that he would make the first city in Asia.

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  • CHICHEN-ITZA, or CHICHEN, an ancient ruined city of Yucatan, Mexico, situated 22 m.

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  • The history of the city is unknown, though it is regarded as probable that it preserved its independence long after the Spaniards had taken possession of the rest of the district.

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  • NORFOLK, a city and port of entry of Norfolk county, Virginia, U.S.A., on the northern side of the Elizabeth river (an arm of the Chesapeake Bay) and at the mouth of its eastern branch, and on the Albemarle and Chesapeake and the Dismal Swamp canals, about 90 m.

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  • Norfolk is the see of a Protestant Episcopal bishopric. The city has a public park of 110 acres and various smaller ones, and in the vicinity are several summer resorts, notably Virginia Beach, Ocean View, Old Point Comfort, Pine Beach and Willoughby Beach.

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  • The "Norfolk" navy yard is in the southern part of the city of Portsmouth.

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  • The city has immense coal piers.

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  • In 1900 the value of the factory products was $4,691,779; in 1905 it was $5,900,129, the city ranking third among the cities of the state in value of factory products.

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  • At the outbreak of the Civil War the city was abandoned, and the navy yard was burned by the Federals in April 1861; Norfolk was then occupied until the 9th of May 1862 by Virginia troops, first under General William Booth Taliaferro (1822-1898) and later under General Benjamin Huger (1806-1877).

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  • In return they usually had a house near the episcopal palace, a domain within and without the city, and sometimes the right to levy certain dues on the city.

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  • Girgenti), an ancient city on the south coast of Sicily, 21111.

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  • It was founded (perhaps on the site of an early Sicanian settlement) by colonists from Gela about 582 B.C., and, though the lastest city of importance founded by the Greeks in Sicily, soon acquired a position second to that of Syracuse alone, owing to its favourable situation for trade with Carthage and to the fertility of its territory.

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  • In the struggle between Syracuse and Athens (415-413) the city remained absolutely neutral.

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  • Drago], the deep ravine of which forms the western boundary and defence of the city.

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  • On the east of the city is the valley of the Acragas [Fiume S.

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  • Biagio], from which the city took its name and which, though shallower than that of the Hypsas, still affords a sufficient obstacle to attack, and the two unite a little way to the south of the town; at the mouth was the ancient harbour, small and now abandoned.

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  • The most famous remains of the ancient city are the temples, the most important of which form a row along the low cliffs at the south end of the city.

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  • Of all these temples the oldest is probably that of Heracles, while the best preserved are those of Hera and Concordia, which are very similar in dimensions; the latter, indeed, a Some writers place Kamikos, the city of the mythical Sican Kokalos, on the site of Acragas or its acropolis; but it appears to have lain to the north-west, possiblyat Caltabellotta,lom.

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  • It was in the latter temple that the statue of the god by Myron stood; it had probably been carried off to Carthage, was given to the temple by P. Scipio Africanus from the spoils of that city and aroused the cupidity of Verres.

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  • The other remains within the city walls are of surprisingly small importance; near the picturesque church of S.

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  • 25), is to be seen at the south-west corner of the city; it is an enormous excavation in the rock with drains in its sides, at the bottom of which there is now a flourishing orange garden.

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  • The line of the city walls can be distinctly traced for most of the circuit, but the actual remains of them are inconsiderable.

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  • Bay City is served by the Michigan Central, the Pere Marquette, the Grand Trunk and the Detroit & Mackinac railways, and by lake steamers.

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  • The city extends for several miles along both sides of the river, and is in a good farming district, with which it is connected by stone roads.

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  • Among the public buildings are the Federal building, the city hall and the public library.

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  • The city has lumber and fishing interests (perch, whitefish, sturgeon, pickerel, bass, &c. being caught in Saginaw Bay), large machine shops and foundries (value of products in 1905, $ 1, 743, 1 55, or 31% of the total of the city's factory products), and various manufactures, including ships (wooden and steel), wooden ware, woodpipe, veneer, railroad machinery, cement, alkali and chicory.

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  • A salt basin underlies the city, and, next to the lumber industry, the salt industry was the first to be developed, but its importance has dwindled; the product value in 1905 being $20,098 out of $5,620,866 for all factory products.

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  • Near the city are valuable coal mines, and there is one within the city limits.

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  • of Bay City, are beet-sugar factories - sugar beets are extensively grown in the vicinity.

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  • The settlements of Lower Saginaw and Portsmouth were made in 1837, and were later united to form Bay City, which was incorporated as a village in 1859, and chartered as a city in 1865.

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  • In 1905 West Bay City (pop. 1900, 13,119) and Bay City were consolidated.

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  • After this the island began to furnish con siderable supplies of corn; it was treated as a conquered country, not containing a single free city, and the inhabitants were obliged to pay a tithe in corn and a further money contribution.

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  • It is an attractively built city, and has good mineral springs.

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  • Geneva has a public library, a city hospital and hygienic institute.

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  • It was chartered as a city in 1898.

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  • A new parliament was called to meet at Oxford, to avoid the influences of the city of London, where Shaftesbury had taken the greatest pains to make himself popular.

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  • An extensive system of city and suburban parks, connected by a series of beautiful drives, adds to the city's attractiveness.

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  • Among the public buildings are the city hall, the court house, the Federal building, the public library and an auditorium.

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  • southeast of the city is Biltmore, the estate of George W.

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  • The value of the city's factory products increased from $1,300,698 in 1900 to $1,918,362 in 1905, or 47 5%.

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  • The city's boundaries were enlarged in 1905.

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  • ABRAHAM TUCKER (1705-1774), English moralist, was born in London, of a Somerset family, on the 2nd of September 1705, son of a wealthy city merchant.

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  • He organized the national guard, applied the civil constitution of the clergy, and regulated the finances of the city so as to tax the rich heavily and spare the poor.

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  • Then Chalier became the orator and leader of the Jacobins of Lyons, and induced the other revolutionary clubs and the commune of his city to arrest a great number of Royalists in the night of the 5th and 6th of February 1793.

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  • To the south and west of the city a large district is laid out as a park, where there is a statue to the memory of John Maurice of Nassau-Siegen (1604-1679), who governed Cleves from 1650 to 1679, and in the western part there are mineral wells with a pump room and bathing establishment.

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  • AMRITSAR, or Umritsar, a city and district of British India, in the Lahore division of the Punjab.

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  • The city has a station on the North Western railway 32 m.

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  • The population of the nearest big city was growing.

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  • In 294 B.C. he was defeated at Mantineia by Demetrius Poliorcetes, who invaded Laconia, gained a second victory close to Sparta, and was on the point of taking the city itself when he was called t So Plut.

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  • Larnaca occupies the site of the ancient Citium, but the citadel of the ancient city was used to fill up the ancient harbour in 1879.

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  • The administration of the Servian railways has its factory for repairing engines and principal store of materials in the city, which also possesses an iron foundry.

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  • After the Turks were driven from the city in 1878, it was in many respects modernized; but something of its former character is preserved in the ancient Turkish palace, mosque and fountain, the maze of winding alleys and picturesque houses in the older quarters, and, on market days, by the medley of peasant costumes - Bulgarian, Albanian and Rumanian, as well as Servian.

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  • The ancient Roman city Naissus was mentioned as an important place by Ptolemy of Alexandria.

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  • Eastward of the present city, amongst the mounds and ruins of the old town, in a dilapidated chamber adjoining a bluedomed building over the grave of an imamzadeh, is the tomb of the astronomer-poet Omar Khayyam, an unsightly heap of plaster without inscription, and probably fictitious.

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  • Near it is the grave of the celebrated poet and mystic Farid ud din Attar, who was killed by the Mongols when they captured the city C. 1229.

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  • The city was again rebuilt, suffered again at the hands of the Mongols (1269) and from another great earthquake (1280), and never again rose to its former greatness.

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  • CUMANA, a city and port of Venezuela, capital of the state of Bermudez, situated on the Manzanares river about i m.

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  • The city was almost totally destroyed by an earthquake in 1766, and again in 1797.

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  • A tramway connects the city with its port at the mouth of the Manzanares.

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  • "Next to being a citizen of the world," writes Thomas Hood in his Literary Reminiscences, " it must be the best thing to be born a citizen of the world's greatest city."

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  • In the local and municipal politics of Berlin again he took a leading part, and as a member of the municipal council was largely responsible for the transformation which came over the city in the last thirty years of the 19th century.

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  • In respect cf hospitals and the treatment of the sick his energy and knowledge were of enormous advantage to his country, both in times of peace and of war, and the unrivalled accommodation for medical treatment possessed by Berlin is a standing tribute to his name, which will be perpetuated in one of the largest hospitals of the city.

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  • In the ensuing party struggles the city passed under a tyrant, Theagenes (about 640), whose rule was too brief to produce great changes.

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  • In disgust, Descartes started for the west to take part in the siege of La Rochelle, and entered the city with the troops (October 1628).

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  • What might have happened we cannot tell; but Descartes threw himself on the protection of the French ambassador and the prince of Orange, and the city magistrates, from whom he vainly demanded satisfaction in a dignified letter,2 were snubbed by their superiors.

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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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  • 46, freed the city of Rome from the danger of inundation.

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  • constructed in 830 a fortified enceinte, called Gregoriopolis, in the eastern portion of the ancient city, and the Saracens were signally defeated here under Leo IV.

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  • In 1483-5486 Giuliano della Rovere (nephew of Pope Sixtus IV., and afterwards himself Pope Julius II.) caused the castle to be erected by Baccio Pontelli, a little to the east of the ancient city.

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  • The south-eastern portion of the city has been excavated only very partially.

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  • TRACHIS, a city of ancient Greece, situated at the head of the Malian Gulf in a small plain between the rivers Asopus and Melas, and enclosed by the mountain wall of Oeta which here extended close to the sea and by means of the Trachinian Cliffs completely commanded the main road from Thessaly.

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  • Paris is served by the Vandalia, and the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St Louis (New York Central system) railways; the main line and the Cairo division of the latter intersect here, and the city is the transfer point for traffic from the E.

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  • ANSONIA, a city of New Haven county, Connecticut, U.S.A., coextensive with the township of the same name, on the Naugatuck river, immediately N.

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  • The city has extensive manufactures of heavy machinery, electric supplies, brass and copper products and silk goods.

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  • The city, settled in 1840 and named in honour of the merchant and philanthropist, Anson Green Phelps (1781-18J3), was originally a part of the township of Derby; it was chartered as a borough in 1864 and as a city in 1893, when the township of Ansonia, which had been incorporated in 1889, and the city were consolidated.

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  • Ivan had stopped at Tver, to murder St Philip, while on his way to destroy the second wealthiest city in his tsardom - Great Novgorod.

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  • After ravaging the land, his own land, like a wild beast, he entered the city on the 8th of January 1570, and for the next five weeks, systematically and deliberately; day after day, massacred batches of every class of the population.

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  • But in the ensuing summer, after a terrible outbreak of plague had ravaged the crowded city, the people became thoroughly demoralized.

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  • VANCOUVER, a city and port in the province of British Columbia, Canada, on the southern side of Burrard Inlet.

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  • The city is the largest in British Columbia, and is the chief Canadian shipping port for Japan, China, Australia and the islands at which the C.P.R.

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  • Vancouver has well-paved streets and is well supplied with water, electric lighting, electric cars and all the improvements of a modern city.

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  • There is also fine sea-bathing at English Bay on the outskirts of the city.

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  • Trapezus), a city of Asia Minor, situated on the Black Sea, near its south-eastern angle.

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  • On each side, about half-way between the keep and the sea, these ravines are crossed by massive bridges, and on the farther side of the westernmost of these, away from the city, a large tower and other fortifications remain.

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  • The area of the ancient city is now called the Kaleh, and is inhabited by the Turks; eastward of this is the extensive Christian quarter, and beyond this again a low promontory juts northward into the sea, partly covered with the houses of a well-built suburb, which is the principal centre of commerce.

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  • It excited the admiration of Gonzales Clavijo, the Spanish envoy, when he passed through it on his way to visit the court of Timur at Samarkand (Clavijo, Historia del gran Tamorlan, p. 84); and Cardinal Bessarion, who was a native of the place, in the latter part of his life, when the city had passed into the hands of the Mahommedans, and he was himself a dignitary of the Roman Church, so little forgot the impression it had made upon him that he wrote a work entitled "The Praise of Trebizond" ('E-yac c uLovTpaire oiivros), which exists in manuscript at Venice.

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  • One of these is within the area of the old city, viz.

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  • west of the city.

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  • south of Mosul, at which point navigation is blocked by two ancient dams, erected, apparently, to control the river for the Assyrian city of Calah, the ruins of which are called Nimrud by the natives after these dams, which they conceive to be the work of that mythical hero.

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  • Two lines of steamers, an English and a Turkish, furnish an inadequate service between Basra and Bagdad, but there is no steam navigation on the river above the latter city.

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  • Indeed, in the time of the caliphate this was the channel of the Tigris, and on its banks stood the important city of Wasit.

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  • At a much more remote period also the great city of Lagash stood by or on its banks.

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  • HUMACAO, a small city and the capital of a municipal district and department of the same name, in Porto Rico, 46 m.

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  • Pop. (1899) of the city, 4428; and of the municipal district, 14,313.

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  • Humacao was incorporated as a city in 1899.

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  • CAMBALUC, the name by which, under sundry modifications, the royal city of the great khan in China became known to Europe during the middle ages, that city being in fact the same that we now know as Peking.

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  • The word itself represents the Mongol Khan-Balik, "the city of the khan," or emperor, the title by which Peking continues, more or less, to be known to the Mongols and other northern Asiatics.

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  • A city occupying approximately the same site had been the capital of one of the principalities into which China was divided some centuries before the Christian era; and during the reigns of the two Tatar dynasties that immediately preceded the Mongols in northern China, viz.

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  • The latter selected a position a few hundred yards to the north-east of the old city of Chung-tu or Yenking, where he founded the new city of Ta-tu ("great capital"), called by the Mongols Taidu or Daitu, but also KhanBalik; and from this time dates the use of the latter name as applied to this site.

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  • The new city formed a rectangle, enclosed by a colossal mud rampart, the longer sides of which ran north and south.

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  • There were eleven city gates, viz.

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  • The size of the city was diminished by the retrenchment of nearly one-third at the northern end, which brought the enceinte more nearly to a square form.

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  • And this constitutes the modern (so-called) "Tatar city" of Peking, the south front of which is identical with the south front of the city of Kublai.

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  • It is the same that is usually called by Europeans "the Chinese city."

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  • The city, under the name of Cambaluc, was constituted into an archiepiscopal see by Pope Clement V.

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  • The Prytaneum, mentioned by Pausanias, and probably the original centre of the ancient city, was situated somewhere east of the northern cliff of the Acropolis.

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  • Many authorities hold that the original Prytaneum of the Cecropian city must have been on the Acropolis.

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  • In 1897 the freedom of the city of Manchester was conferred upon him, and in 1900 he was elected master of Peterhouse, Cambridge.

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  • Rimini), a city of Aemilia, on the N.E.

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  • In 27 B.C. Augustus planted new colonists there, and divided the city into seven vici after the model of Rome, from which the names of the vici were borrowed.

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  • The old city walls have been replaced by pleasant gardens and walks, and there is a park in which stands a fine monument (1876) by J.

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  • There were to be no half-measures now; the city was wiped out of existence with the exception of its temples and the house which had been Pindar's.

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  • He first went to take possession of the old Lydian capital Sardis, the headquarters of the Persian government on this side of the Taurus, and the strong city surrendered without a blow.

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  • Alexander entered Persis, the cradle of the Achaemenian house, and came upon fresh masses of treasure in the royal city, Persepolis.

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  • Jehlam), centred in the great city of Takkasila (Gr.

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  • This is about a semitone below the Diapason Normal, and a just minor third lower than the St Jacobi organ in the same city (1688), measured by Herr Schmahl, a' 489.2.

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  • It appears in early times, when Thessaly was mainly governed by a few aristocratic families, as an important city under the rule of the Aleuadae, whose authority extended over the whole district of Pelasgiotis.

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  • The inhabitants sided with Athens during the Peloponnesian War, and during the Roman invasion their city was of considerable importance.

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  • The name Larissa was common to many "Pelasgian" towns, and apparently signified a fortified city or burg, such as the citadel of Argos.

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  • The exiles dwelt at Tell-abib (" Hill of the flood "), one of the mounds or ruins made by the great floods that devastated the country,1 near the " river " Chebar (Kebar), probably a large canal not far south of the city of Babylon.

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  • i., in which Yahweh is represented as leaving Jerusalem and coming to take up his abode among them in Babylonia for a time, intending, however, to return to his own city (xliii.

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  • Probably his judgment of the situation was correct; yet, in view of Sennacherib's failure at Jerusalem in 701 and of the admitted strength of the city, the hope of the Jewish nobles could not be considered wholly unfounded, and in any case their patriotism (like that of the national party in the Roman siege) was not unworthy of admiration.

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  • 12 f.) is nonProphetic, and that the drawing-up of a new constitution soon after the destruction of the city and the mention of Noah, Daniel, Job and Persia are improbable.

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  • 9b-25a), which interrupts the comparison of the city to a ship, looks like an insertion whether by the prophet or by some other; but there is no good reason to doubt that the book is substantially the work of Ezekiel.

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  • The prophet's thought is summed up in the name of the city: Yahweh Shammah, " Yahweh is there," God dwelling for ever in the midst of his people.

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  • As a member of the council of Madras he helped to defend the city against the French in 1759, and in July 1760 he went to Bengal as president of the council and governor of Fort William.

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  • It is served by the Southern, the Louisville & Nashville, the Seaboard Air Line, the Central of Georgia, the Alabama Great Southern (of the Queen & Crescent Route), the Illinois Central, the Atlanta, Birmingham & Atlantic, the Birmingham Southern (for freight only), and the Kansas City, Memphis & Birmingham (Frisco system) railways.

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  • Birmingham is situated in Jones Valley, between two mountains which lie south-east and north-west of the city.

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  • The most important educational institutions are the Birmingham medical college and college of pharmacy; the Birmingham dental college; a school of art and a conservatory of music. At East Lake station, in the north-east of the city, is Howard College (Baptist; founded at Marion, Perry county, in 1841 as an academy; granted first collegiate degrees in 1848; opened in East Lake in 1887); and 2 m.

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  • west of the city is the North Alabama Conference College (Methodist Episcopal South), opened in 1897.

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  • Immediately outside the city limits in 1905 there were many large manufactories, including the repair shops of the Southern railroad; iron and steel, car wheels and cotton-oil were among the products of the suburban factories.

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  • A short distance south of the city is Red Mountain, 25 m.

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  • The city has also a large trade in cotton, the annual receipts averaging about ioo,000 bales.

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  • The city is a product of the industrial transformation in the southern states since the Civil War.

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  • "Cyclopean" structures were discovered by Hahn at Kretzunista, Arinista, and other sites in the district of Argyrokastro; the walls, partly "Cyclopean," of an ancient city (perhaps Bullis) are visible at Gradisti on the Viossa.

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  • At Khimara (anc. Chimaera) the remains of an old Greek city may still be seen; at Santi Quaranta (anc. Onchesmos) the walls and towers of a later town are in good preservation.

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  • In 1081 the Normans under Robert Guiscard possessed themselves of Durazzo; Guiscard's son Bohemund defeated the Greeks in several battles and again (i 107) laid siege to Durazzo, which had been surrendered to them by treachery; failing to take the city, he retired to Italy in 1109.

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  • Its chief town and the residence of the governor used to be Joshekan-Kali, a large village with fine gardens, formerly famous for its carpets (kali), but now the chief place is Maimeh, a little city with a population of 2500, situated at an elevation of 6670 ft., about 63 m.

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  • A portion of Basil's new city was surrounded with strong walls and turned into a fortress by Justinian; and within the walls, rebuilt in the 13th and 16th centuries, lies the greater part of Kaisarieh, altitude 3500 ft.

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  • of the city of Cork.

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  • It was during the first Fronde that she lived at the Hotel de Ville and took the city of Paris as god-mother for the child born to her there.

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  • At its falls from Lake of the Woods is one of the greatest and most easily utilized water-powers in the world, and from falls lower down the river electric power for the city of Winnipeg is obtained.

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  • The highest level of the site of the city of Winnipeg is said to have been under 5 ft.

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  • north-west of the city of Winnipeg.

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  • Steamers run from Grand Rapids, through Lake Winnipeg, up Red river to the city of Winnipeg, important locks having been constructed on the river at St Andrews.

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  • In October 1738 he built another at Fort Rouge, at the junction of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, where is now the city of Winnipeg.

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