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  • You're doing a great job.

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  • It's great and I love it.

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  • But you went to great lengths to help her.

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  • The Watcher's eyes went around his study, as if this was his first visit in a great while.

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  • There was a great famine in Rome.

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

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  • Well, have you heard the great news?

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  • As we move toward that future, it is a great tragedy that the experiences of all the people of the past are lost to us.

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  • A Paul Weber crossed in and out of the great north on the dates I ran.

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  • They were both great kids with a marvelous future.

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  • "Where is that Magic Belt?" enquired the Wizard, who had listened with great interest.

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  • Inside of the great kitchen, beside the fire, the men were shouting and laughing; for the blacksmith had finished his song, and it was very pleasing.

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  • Certainly. You're been a great help, Brenda.

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  • A hawk made a wide swing across the grassland and then suddenly dived, jerking up at the last second, its great wings straining as it pumped back into the air with added weight.

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  • Let it be said of each of you: "He was in the great battle before Moscow!"

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  • "Sounds great," he said.

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  • There's a great view up here but it's hazy.

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  • They counted them and were surprised to find that not one lamb of the great flock of seven hundred was missing.

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  • I belong to Bailum & Barney's Great Consolidated Shows--three rings in one tent and a menagerie on the side.

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  • The worst thing was their terror of reaching the bottom of this great crack in the earth, and the natural fear that sudden death was about to overtake them at any moment.

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  • They saw that all these fables taught some great truth, and they wondered how Aesop could have thought of them.

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  • Think of the great unanswered questions of the ages.

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  • You've taken a great deal off my shoulders, and I appreciate it.

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  • I want a great deal, Count!

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  • Suddenly there was a great wind.

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  • When the conquest of the city seemed inevitable, a great "brain drain" of scholars, artists, teachers, theologians, and the wealthy emigrated to Western Europe, especially to Italy.

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  • You look great in pink.

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  • Sometimes there is great danger.

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  • The "man of great merit," despite his desire to obtain the post of director, could not refrain from reminding Prince Vasili of his former opinion.

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  • Denisov, having given his name, announced that he had to communicate to his Serene Highness a matter of great importance for their country's welfare.

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  • One day he was in the midst of a great battle.

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  • He was the first great American painter.

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  • They agreed to this plan, and when they reached the great square Jim drew the buggy into the big door of the domed hall.

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  • They saw a mass of tough green vines all matted together and writhing and twisting around like a nest of great snakes.

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  • Imagine a thousand new arts, none of which are even invented yet, each with a thousand new great masters.

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  • Then with great labor he began to widen the passageway.

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  • One day King Astyages planned to make a great feast for the lad.

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  • The three great sorrows of his life held his attention in particular: his love for a woman, his father's death, and the French invasion which had overrun half Russia.

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  • Curious about the great animal, Yully approached the fence.

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  • She drops $300 on Google ads before realizing it might not be a great fit.

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  • One day the Mice met to talk about the great harm that she was doing them.

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  • Barclay de Tolly tried to command the army in the best way, because he wished to fulfill his duty and earn fame as a great commander.

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  • No; she's a yellow hen, and a great friend of mine.

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  • She has great understanding of us.

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  • She jogged after him with great effort as he strode through the maze.

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  • The wages weren't all that great, but deducting rent, utilities and groceries from her present salary, it wound up being a good deal more.

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  • Yet, look where she would, Dorothy could discover no bells at all in the great glass hall.

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  • There were days when she wished she was more like him, capable of great evil.

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  • On the last day, the great army which Coriolanus had led from Antium was drawn up in battle array.

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  • In it were many great cities; and from one end of it to the other there were broad fields of grain and fine pastures for sheep and cattle.

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  • He sensed a great deal in what Xander wasn't saying about his purpose in the mortal realm.

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  • This letter would be of great use to you.

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  • If he reports that our losses were great, it is not true; perhaps about four thousand, not more, and not even that; but even were they ten thousand, that's war!

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  • A great many people came.

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  • Betsy is great at research and Martha works with Howie, assembles the tips and can deliver them.

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  • She said her only consolation was the fact that the princess allowed her to share her sorrow, that all the old misunderstandings should sink into nothing but this great grief; that she felt herself blameless in regard to everyone, and that he, from above, saw her affection and gratitude.

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  • Boston is now a great city, but at that time it was only a little town.

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  • He raised his gun and fired at the great beast.

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  • I'm having a great time.

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  • But, alas, the danger was too great and I am a cautious man.

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  • The roof beside them had a great hole smashed through it, and pieces of glass were lying scattered in every direction.

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  • What's so great about this pond?

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  • We were late for work but in a great mood when we finally arrived.

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  • Many great men were glad to call him their friend, and even kings asked his advice and were amused by his fables.

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  • There are great storms on the sea.

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  • Government is a great achievement of civilization.

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  • The "man of great merit," who was still a novice in court circles, wishing to flatter Anna Pavlovna by defending her former position on this question, observed:

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  • At the same instant he was dazzled by a great flash of flame, and immediately a deafening roar, crackling, and whistling made his ears tingle.

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  • He stood a little behind the governor and held himself with military decorum through the service, meditating on a great variety of subjects.

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  • "For the second time?" asked the Wizard, with great interest.

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  • You are only a very little boy, and you will learn a great deal as you grow bigger.

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  • His home was in the country not far from a great forest.

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  • "Gid-dap!" cried the boy, and at the word Jim slowly trotted into the courtyard and drew the buggy along the jewelled driveway to the great entrance of the royal palace.

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  • Henry, the Duke of Richmond, made war upon him and defeated him in a great battle.

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  • There was great rejoicing in the family that morning, but no one, not even the doctor, knew that I should never see or hear again.

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  • The people only gave him power that he might rid them of the Bourbons and because they saw that he was a great man.

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  • People are highly versatile, great at learning new things, naturally curious, and naturally enjoy new things.

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  • I never lost a jot of my delight in this great park.

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  • My wife was a great friend of your mother's.

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  • One day King Solomon was sitting on his throne, and his great men were standing around him.

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  • The great halls were full.

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  • On the ninth of August Prince Vasili at Anna Pavlovna's again met the "man of great merit."

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  • There were a great many ladies and some of Nicholas' Moscow acquaintances, but there were no men who could at all vie with the cavalier of St. George, the hussar remount officer, the good-natured and well-bred Count Rostov.

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  • It was a time of great tumult, and the gateway between the two realms was sealed away for eternity, he explained.

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  • "We owe a great deal to the Wonderful Wizard," continued the Princess, "for it was you who built this splendid Emerald City."

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  • He was a great thinker and a great doer, and with Washington he helped to make our country free.

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  • One day the caliph, Haroun-al-Raschid, [Footnote: Haroun-al-Raschid (_pro._ ha roon' al rash'id).] made a great feast.

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  • Putnam gave the rope a quick jerk and his friends pulled him out in great haste.

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

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  • He was the chief ruler of that great city.

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  • Such too, to a greater or less extent, is the condition of the operatives of every denomination in England, which is the great workhouse of the world.

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  • To distract his thoughts he drove that day to the village of Vorontsovo to see the great balloon Leppich was constructing to destroy the foe, and a trial balloon that was to go up next day.

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  • Here, at the extreme left flank, Bennigsen talked a great deal and with much heat, and, as it seemed to Pierre, gave orders of great military importance.

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  • Buy great works of art and fill my castle?

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  • He's great fun company and he pulled me out of my funk when I was down in the pits.

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  • Most stations had one of the Guardians—or Naturals—capable of Traveling great distances the way he did, by using magic to slip through space and time and end up elsewhere.

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  • "This is great timing," Dean said.

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  • Here one side of the mountain had a great hole in it, like the mouth of a cavern, and the stairs stopped at the near edge of the floor and commenced ascending again at the opposite edge.

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  • All the way to the great rock the wooden people followed them, and when Jim finally alighted at the mouth of the cavern the pursuers were still some distance away.

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  • The boys wore long hair and striped sweaters and yelled their college yell every other step they took, to the great satisfaction of the populace, which was glad to have this evidence that their lungs were in good condition.

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  • You faced what you thought was a great danger, and you were not afraid.

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  • One day there was a great storm.

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  • In these early days of the Internet Renaissance, the number of great masters is in the tens of thousands, not the hundreds.

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  • Jule sensed a great deal of turmoil behind his calm features and pitied the man.

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  • He's got a great sense of style, Linda said with a laugh.

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  • The great white hunter was on the prowl.

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  • Great. I have no purpose but to make others' lives easier.

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  • These spires were like great spear-points, and if they tumbled upon one of them they were likely to suffer serious injury.

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  • I have great news!

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  • We found the demon when we took this land near the great cliffs.

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  • One day, to the great joy of all, some ships arrived from another country.

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  • "This may be the last great day," he said.

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  • Then, to his great joy, a ship came near and anchored in the little harbor.

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  • Miss Canby herself wrote kindly, "Some day you will write a great story out of your own head, that will be a comfort and help to many."

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  • Give father and mother a great deal of love and many hugs and kisses for me.

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  • Helen expressed a great deal of sympathy, and at every opportunity during the day she would find Pearl and carry the burden from place to place.

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  • It is surprising how many great men and women a small house will contain.

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  • It was great fun to plunge my hand into the bowl and feel the tadpoles frisk about, and to let them slip and slide between my fingers.

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  • He suddenly blushed crimson, and it was plain that he had made a great effort to say this.

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  • The great thing is the serving, that's it.

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  • In historic events the so-called great men are labels giving names to events, and like labels they have but the smallest connection with the event itself.

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  • In any case many great rewards would have to be given for tomorrow's action, and new men would come to the front.

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  • At a single gesture from him everyone went out on tiptoe, leaving the great man to himself and his emotion.

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  • Boston is great but it's incredibly busy all the time.

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  • My aunt; my great aunt Doris; she told me!

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  • "Great," Jake said, rising from his seat outside her door and trailing her down the stairs.

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  • They went to great lengths to hurt you.

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  • The Mangaboo people listened, but showed no great interest.

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  • "It occurs to me you have a great deal to make you happy, even while invisible," remarked the Wizard.

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  • These preparations had not consumed a great deal of time, but the sleeping Gargoyles were beginning to wake up and move around, and soon some of them would be hunting for their missing wings.

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  • One day a traveler was walking through a part of Italy where a great many sheep were pasturing.

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  • Bondone was surprised when Cimabue offered to take his little boy to Florence and teach him to be a great painter.

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  • But Cimabue only praised him for his great skill.

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  • He had given them a great deal of trouble, and they wished to destroy him.

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  • By the midpoint of the twentieth century, America's dreamers were preoccupied with the future—and not just any old future, but the great and glorious future that seemed inevitable.

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  • But the five phenomena I chose to tackle in this book are among the great blights on humanity that I believe the Internet and technology will help solve.

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  • This is because history repeats itself—at least, as the great historian Will Durant says, "in outline form."

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  • The idea was that it would be great to make machines that behaved like us and, through that, we could harness their abilities.

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  • He was a great hunter, I have been told, and a celebrated shot.

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  • His hospitality was great, almost to a fault, and he seldom came home without bringing a guest.

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  • This was my first great sorrow--my first personal experience with death.

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  • It seems to me that the great difficulty of writing is to make the language of the educated mind express our confused ideas, half feelings, half thoughts, when we are little more than bundles of instinctive tendencies.

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  • She reads a great deal.

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  • Here is life, an experiment to a great extent untried by me; but it does not avail me that they have tried it.

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  • Why, it's a great deal for Uncle Hugson, but not for me.

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  • "I believe we will soon follow her," announced the Wizard, in a tone of great relief; "for I know something about the magic of the fairyland that is called the Land of Oz.

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  • He did a great many things.

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  • I take great comfort in this.

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  • One cold night in winter the serving men of the abbey were gathered in the great kitchen.

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  • One of the visitors, usually spoken of as "a man of great merit," having described how he had that day seen Kutuzov, the newly chosen chief of the Petersburg militia, presiding over the enrollment of recruits at the Treasury, cautiously ventured to suggest that Kutuzov would be the man to satisfy all requirements.

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  • Maybe you are having a little water gain, but you look great.

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  • Yeah, my nose is too big and my face is full of freckles, but my hair looks great.

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  • We took the car on vacation and our two families had a great time.

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  • She was scared to death to do it but she did great.

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  • Doesn't seem too great.

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  • He's got so much going for him—a girl who loves him, a great family, smarts, education, good looks, and you said he's a jock.

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  • I take great comfort in your company, Mr. Dean.

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  • If you think jury duty is so great, why don't you go in my place?

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  • Great day, isn't it?

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  • They became great friends over the years.

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  • "Great!" answered Cynthia's co-seller.

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  • The competition included both men and women, and all were having a great time dousing the watchers—and even the paraders passing in the opposite direction—with water guns.

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  • "Great to see you up here, Jennifer!" he said as he recovered, sounding almost as if he meant it.

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  • Great place for a getaway lodge, isn't it?

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  • Fitzgerald smiled and added, "Great job!"

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  • You two have been great.

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  • With great focus, she dug through the undergarments in the dresser and chose a set that matched, like human-Deidre did.

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  • He didn't realize how great of a transformation had really taken place within the small woman gazing up at him.

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  • I went to great lengths to assist your mate.

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  • As hard as it was to believe, she looked great.

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  • Great, I'll go saddle the horses.

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  • "Great timing," he said as she stepped inside the barn.

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  • "Great, I'm starving," he said.

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  • Great count, Lori, and thanks.

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  • She had always been aware of what a great husband and father he was.

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  • Great. Now how do you say go wash up for supper?

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  • The Great Pyrenees dog had adopted the buffalo calves shortly after they were born.

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  • "Great white hunter," she said as she headed for the house.

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  • Great way to start a discussion.

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  • Before the last great demon raid.

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  • It will require a great deal of effort on my part to keep this painless.

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  • I'd say that's true, but I don't think him capable of walking away from a duty so great.

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  • She'd taken great pleasure in stuffing it there.

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  • I have a great deal of sense!

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  • A loss too great for me to bear.

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  • The tallest looked a great deal like Andre, the deceased Immortal she.d met a short time before he was killed.

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  • You take great precautions to safeguard Toby, and yet, you rejected your own brother?

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  • She rolled her eyes, once again a test subject to the great overlord of the Immortals.

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  • "You'll do great, Evelyn," Kiera said.

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  • All kinds of people to meet, great food.

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  • They battled with great vigor and exaggeration to the cheering of the three younger boys until one turned and noticed her.

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  • The chance for physical harm was too great.

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  • There were a great many things she could think of that would be dramatic issues to her.

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  • That nishani was beautiful was no great disappointment to him!

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  • Kiera climbed to her feet, barely caught herself from hitting the fountain with the next great tremor of the ground, and bolted for the door.

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  • She has great taste.

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  • Like, who would even consider leaving a great guy like him?

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  • I think it's great being active even after you've got a few grey hairs.

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  • "That's great," Dean said, reading the century-old writing.

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  • It's always changing but it has great holding power.

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  • Here, easy accessibility, great ice in a deep, narrow gorge, facilities close by and a park run by people who understood the sport and emphasized safety, made for an ideal package.

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  • "Gladys says they really got along great," Cynthia said, with a smile.

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  • No. It's great here.

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  • It was not a reaction the Deans expected when Effie read the sordid confirmation her great aunt was a prostitute and carrying on an adulterous affair.

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  • Edith emerged, dressed for the great outdoors, ready to accompany her man on his macho adventures.

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  • I bet you'd be great at it.

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  • I read Claire Quincy's notes on her great aunt Annie.

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  • That's why they visit birthplaces, places of monumental happenings like battlefields or sites of great tragedies— to absorb a tiny bit of what happened there.

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  • Great to see you!

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  • The woman, a buxom blonde about forty, Dean guessed, was clothed in a fashion magazine outfit, designed for après snow bunny activity, not actually doing anything in the great outdoors.

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  • In his mind's eye Dean could picture climbers rappelling downward in great lunges, covering many feet in long swings, reaching the bottom in but a few mad leaps into space.

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  • Sarah offered a great deal of help here.

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  • Great. I need a refill.

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  • Great, how about a match while we wait?

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  • He knew she really wanted to tell him everything she had learned about Elisabeth, which was probably a great deal.

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  • It seems like you two have a great relationship.

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  • Great, scotch neat please.

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  • Great I know just the place.

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

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  • Great, I'll be ready.

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  • What a great name.

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  • Great. I'd like the name of the caterer you used.

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  • Hey, that's a great idea.

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  • It has the bay window, great natural light.

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  • Elisabeth looked up, ready to say, 'That's a great idea.'

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  • Well, I had a great time, but Elisabeth isn't too happy with the outcome.

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  • She seemed concerned, yet said, "I think that's a great idea."

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  • Jackson laughed, "Great, I'll see you tomorrow."

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  • They finished one day before the full moon, and all stood admiring their accomplishment as Elisabeth said, I'm going to do some great work here.

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  • The simplicity of vocal sheet music encouraged Jackson to improvise a great deal.

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  • Great. A little tingly, like my senses are heightened somehow.

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  • He leered at Elisabeth, arched his eyebrows with a lascivious grin, then stretched with great exaggeration.

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  • He gets along great with the goats.

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  • Great. He can tell me all your secrets.

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  • Nerves made her movements clumsy while her mind sought some forgotten information about a threat great enough to rouse the Undersecretary and his staff in the middle of the night.

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  • His movements were restrained and fluid, effortless like those of a great cat.

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  • He watched her face, sensing she was hiding a great deal.

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  • Lana was a gentle soul; the secret must have been great if she left behind that many people to die!

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  • "Melissa's great with kids," Kelli said.

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  • "Great job with the generator," he said.

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  • She couldn't imagine even one of the genetically altered warriors healing so quickly from an impact great enough to create the deep scars on his face!

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  • "That's not quite what I'm saying.  I know you understand that great sacrifice is sometimes warranted for a greater good.  And what you might be learning is that the greater good also sometimes requires doing what might be called evil," she said.

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  • He's a great player.

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  • He was great with detail—always by hand.

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  • Don't the place look great?

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  • Not for a minute—but it's a great story.

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  • You're doing great, just keep it up.

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  • It's a great school.

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  • "It's great exercise," he said.

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  • After apologizing for the late hour, she again thanked him for a great day.

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  • Crouched astride a bike was a great place to think and he surely needed training with his July week in Iowa getting closer all the time.

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  • It was as if this separation was by miles only, and not the great chasm created by the disap­pearance of Jeffrey Byrne.

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  • Instead, he set­tled for a postcard to her and one to her son, each with a bland "Having a great time" message.

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  • But I gotta tell ya it's great for relaxing the muscles.

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  • The FBI didn't do such a great job before that.

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  • She turned to greet the Great Pyrenees dog that had guarded the goat heard so faithfully.

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  • It isn't as if the old one was so great.

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  • She told me numerous times what a great lover he was – like I wanted to know, she added sarcastically.

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  • So when did you become the great white hunter?

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  • "Great. I'm starving," he answered in a casual tone.

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  • Alex took great pride in protecting her.

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  • He simply complemented her on another great meal and went to feed the buffalo before it got dark.

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  • In fact, their differences had been so great that she hadn't taken his interest seriously at first.

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  • I've got some friends that thought it sounded like a great getaway for a vacation.

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  • Ed snorted and side-stepped as the Great Pyrenees guard dog slid to a stop beside them.

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  • They looked great to me.

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  • You'd make a great daddy.

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  • On the other hand, I have nothing but great memories of this house.

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  • Finally he took a slow breath and let it out, his shoulders drooping as if under some great load.

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  • Who would have guessed that a seven-year-old would make such a great companion?

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  • "You're a great warrior, Damian," Jule added.

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  • She's in a great deal of danger.

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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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  • It had to hold some great significance to her.

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  • The great wordsmith is quiet.

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  • I know you're there, lying in a tree like one of the great cats you track.

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  • A quiet breeze traveled between massive wooden doors opened on both sides of the great hall.

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  • He closed his eyes and imagined himself to be one of the great cats he tracked in the forest.

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  • There were a great many children whose cheerful voices and tiny forms darted by him several times.

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  • You have a great deal of freedom for a mere slave.

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  • Was he named after the great warrior from the far east?

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  • Maybe. Was he a great man?

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  • Its power is great - -it makes me giddy!

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  • When the moon is at its highest, see that she's brought to me in the great hall for the ceremony.

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  • Memon requires your attendance in the great hall.

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  • "You will be great indeed, my king," Sirian agreed.

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  • Taran returned to the great hall.

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  • Avoiding the possessed king, Taran took his place directing the great hall's activities.

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  • Taran obeyed but didn't eat, his eyes darting around the great hall.

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  • Taran tore out of the great hall, followed closely by the madman, whose agitated demon swam visibly beneath his skin.

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  • The great hall was filled with Tiyan warriors, Vara's men, and Dierdirien's warriors.

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  • I will make you great, Sirian.

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  • No. I'm sure it looks great.

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  • A bird came and brought a great big worm.

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  • Great, now she had stepped all over his ego.

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  • Felipa was beautiful and had a great personality.

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  • Their great hulking forms and throaty grunts enhanced the theme of western frontier.

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  • It also crossed her mind that pilfering through his things to get information about something for which he had sworn to be silent would be a great invasion of his privacy.

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  • It was great to be home again as a family unit.

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  • We had a Great Pyrenees, but he died about a month ago.

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  • I think it's great that the entire family is together with this new experience.

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  • I thought she'd be a great addition.

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  • He'd like to get a stock dog like the Great Pyrenees Carmen had.

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  • When are you going to make me a great uncle?

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  • It would make a great honeymoon cabin.

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  • Sounds like a great retreat.

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  • It appears you have given this matter a great deal of thought - and planning.

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  • I have some hanging plants I've been trying to get rid of that would look great on your front porch.

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  • Great. I'll use it in here.

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  • Great. Now we each know where the other stands.

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  • You've never heard of the great Colin O'Hara - O'Hara Enterprises?

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  • With great effort, he worked the knots free from her hair and braided it one last time.

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  • Of all the emotions she expected to feel on the day of her great victory, anger and guilt were not among them.

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  • She'd make a great tool to use against any enemies he wanted to spy on, he admitted.

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  • "Great way to end the day with your new boss," he said, amused.

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  • This is –" "Great, well we'll be about half an hour early.

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  • Great. We'll see you soon.

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  • Great. This is my photographer Laurencio and assistant Gerry.

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  • Will make for a great Bella and the Beast photo.

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  • Had a great time yesterday.

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  • She loved a nice car, even if the company wasn't so great.

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  • "There is a great deal to him," Jule confirmed.

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  • Great. Never been better.

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  • "Great, because I'm freaked out," Jessi said.

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  • It's the key to a great power capable of destroying a world is kept, he said, his hands falling away from her neck.

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  • He's capable of great violence, but he doesn't act indiscriminately.

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  • It was one thing when she knew he was giving her the gem, which she thought only held great power.

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  • "Great. Two bosses who don't believe in wearing clothes," she grumbled.

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  • The most important ruins are those of the great basilica.

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  • In the succeeding century it was connected with Carthage by a great highway.

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  • It lies in the densely populated district in the north-east of the county, between Stalybridge and Ashton-under-Lyne, and is served by the London & North Western and Great Central railways.

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  • To the former he owes his appreciation of exact investigation and a complete knowledge of the aims of science, to the latter an equal admiration for the great circle of ideas which had been diffused by the teaching of Fichte, Schelling and Hegel.

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  • Considerations of this latter kind will naturally present themselves in the two great departments of cosmology and psychology, or they may be delegated to an independent research under the name of religious philosophy.

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  • The actual result of his personal inquiries, the great idea which lies at the foundation of his philosophy, we know.

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  • By understanding and combining what was great and valuable in those divided and scattered endeavours, he became the true successor of Leibnitz.

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  • The work of blockade, and of harassing the Confederates on the coast and the rivers of the Atlantic seaboard, called for much service in boats, and entailed a great deal of exposure.

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  • The royal library contains about 400,000 printed volumes, including one of the largest collections of Bibles in the world, and also about 20,000 MSS., many of great rarity.

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  • In 1734 he was appointed under-secretary of state, and he soon gained a position of great personal influence with George II.

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  • It was famous in Greek mythology, and is frequently mentioned by the great poets, especially by Sophocles.

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  • Among other characteristics of these animals may be noticed the great length of the neck and limbs, the complete absence of lateral toes and the long and tufted tail.

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  • The tongue is remarkable for its great length, measuring about 17 in.

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  • in the dead animal, and for its great elasticity and power of muscular contraction while living.

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  • The great interest in connexion with a dwarf West African race of elephant is in relation to the fossil pigmy elephants of the limestone fissures and caves of Malta and Cyprus.

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  • 5 a curves somewhat forward and again divides at least once; while the hind prong is of great length undivided, and directed backwards in a manner found in no other deer.

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  • As regards general form, the most distinctive feature is the great relative length of the tail, which reaches the hocks, and is donkey-like rather than deer-like in form.

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  • The true home of this deer has never been ascertained, and probably never will be; all the few known specimens now living being kept in confinement - the great majority in the duke of Bedford's park at Woburn, Bedfordshire.

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  • In a variety of ways it does a great deal of social service similar to that of gilds of help. Its administration has always been in the hands of laymen, and it works through local "conferences" or branches, the general council having been suspended because it declined to accept a cardinal as its official head.

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  • In 1502 Warham was consecrated bishop of London and became keeper of the great seal, but his tenure of both these offices was short, as in 1504 he became lord chancellor and archbishop of Canterbury.

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  • Dalton lived in a period marked by great advances in experimental chemistry.

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  • Dalton himself made many analyses with the purpose of establishing his views, but his skill as an analyst was not very great.

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  • Such analyses, which do not always admit of great accuracy, have been confirmed by a few carefully planned experiments in which two components were brought together under very varied conditions, and the resulting compound analysed.

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  • He devoted many years to carrying out a project for organizing the fur trade from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Ocean, and thence by way of the Hawaiian Islands to China and India.

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  • Below Bakel the river passes through flatter country and presents a series of great reaches.

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  • He was no follower of their ideas, indeed often opposed to them; but he derived from Bacon an increasing stimulus towards the investigation of certain great problems of history and philosophy, while Grotius proved valuable in his study of philosophic jurisprudence.

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  • Soon after his mind began to give way, but during frequent intervals of lucidity he made new corrections in his great work, of which a third edition appeard in 1744, prefaced by a letter of dedication to Cardinal Trojano Acquaviva.

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  • Marsyas found it, and having acquired great skill in playing it, challenged Apollo to a contest with his lyre.

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  • The Great Southern railway has a line to the seaward end of the pier, and affords direct communication with the interior of the colony.

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  • His talents and amiability soon won him great popularity, especially among the peasants.

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  • It was a time when, under able leaders, a great national party was beginning the struggle for reform against the stagnant Austrian government.

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  • The fact that he embellished with his own great literary ability the speeches of the Liberals and Reformers only added to the influence of his news-letters.

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  • His arrest had caused great indignation.

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  • Immediately after his release Kossuth married Teresa Meszleny, a Catholic, who during his prison days had shown great interest in him.

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  • With the autumn of 1847 the great opportunity of his life came.

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  • Unfortunately Poland profited little or nothing by this great triumph, and now that she had broken the back of the enemy she was left to fight the common enemy in the Ukraine with whatever assistance she could obtain from the unwilling and unready Muscovites.

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  • He made great contributions to the knowledge of Saadia, and planned a complete edition of Saadia's works in Arabic and French.

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  • He collaborated with his father in the great edition of Saadia and the edition of Abu-1Walid, and also produced a number of important editions of other Arabic writers.

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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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  • In great state the tribune moved through the streets of Rome, being received at St Peter's with the hymn Veni Creator Spiritus, while in a letter the poet Petrarch urged him to continue his great and noble work, and congratulated him on his past achievements, calling him the new Camillus, Brutus and Romulus.

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  • He wrote letters to the cities of Italy, asking them to send representatives to an assembly which would meet on the 1st of August, when the formation of a great federation under the headship of Rome would be considered.

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  • A world where political action was represented in such guise was ripe for overthrow, or could only be saved by a great mental reformation."

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  • He was received with great rejoicings and quickly regained his former position of power.

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  • HERMAGORAS, of Temnos, Greek rhetorician of the Rhodian school and teacher of oratory in Rome, flourished during the first half of the 1st century B.C. He obtained a great reputation among a certain section and founded a special school, the members of which called themselves Hermagorei.

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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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  • In late versions this legend was expanded and varied, the martyrdom was connected with a refusal to take part in a great sacrifice ordered at Octodurum and the name of Exsuperius was added to that of Mauritius.

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  • After him the chief power north of the Tyne came into the hands of a certain Eadulf of Bamburgh, who did not take the kingly title, but accepted the overlordship of Alfred the Great perhaps in 886.

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  • In 937 a great fleet and army were brought together by Constantine and Anlaf, the son of Sihtric, another Norwegian chieftain who had allied himself with the Scots, helped by Anlaf Godfreyson from Ireland.

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

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  • The cruciform church of St Mary, with a central tower and short spire, is in great part Early English, with Perpendicular additions; but considerable traces of a Norman building were revealed during a modern restoration.

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  • It was his reckless drunkenness which ultimately ruined him in the estimation of Peter the Great, despite his previous inestimable services.

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  • But the "bosses" of the Republican party in three great States - New York, Pennsylvania and Illinois - were determined that he should be renominated.

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  • But the energy and enterprise of Evagoras soon roused the jealousy of the Great King, and relations between them became strained.

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  • This investigator just missed a great discovery, for he did not consider the spherical forms to be living organisms but compared them with starch granules.

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  • In 1897 Buchner submitted yeast to great pressure, and isolated a nitrogenous substance, enzymic in character, which he termed "zymase."

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  • It is only necessary to bear in mind the great part played by sterilization in the laboratory, and pasteurization on the fermentation industries and in the preservation of food materials.

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  • In the United Kingdom the employment of brewery yeasts selected from a single cell has not come into general use; it may probably be accounted for in a great measure by conservatism and the wrong application of Hansen's theories.

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  • The Mediterranean is all that remains of a great ocean which at an early geological epoch, before the formation of the Atlantic, encircled half the globe along a line of latitude.

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  • Cold dry winds, often of great violence, occur in the Rhone valley (the Mistral), in Istria, and Dalmatia (the Bora), and in the western Caucasus.

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  • - A great part of the bottom of the Mediterranean is covered with blue muds, frequently with a yellow upper layer containing a considerable proportion of carbonate of lime, chiefly shells of pelagic Foraminifera.

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  • But he made a system of his own by combining the teaching of his master with parts of the doctrines of others, and with mysticism imbibed from the great teacher Ghazali.

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  • They were not assailed by a great religious movement, but destroyed piecemeal by the revolt of tribes and districts.

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  • At the time of the Spanish conquest Subtiaba was the residence of the great cacique of Nagrando, and contained an important Indian temple.

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  • Of recent years great strides have been made in the culture of new varieties of water-lilies in the open air.

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  • From Edessa Baldwin conducted continual forays against the Mahommedan princes; and in the great foray of 1104, in which he was joined by Bohemund, he was defeated and captured at Balich.

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  • " Character," says George Sand, " is in a great measure hereditary: if my readers wish to know me they must know my father."

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  • " In the great crises of action her intellect,, her heart and her temperament are at one.

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  • Leo treated the Uniate Greeks with great loyalty, and by bull of the 18th of May 1521 forbade Latin clergy to celebrate mass in Greek churches and Latin bishops to ordain Greek clergy.

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  • The revolutionary and imperial epoch had seen a great development of Italian patriotism, and Santarosa was aggrieved by the great extension given to the Austrian power in Italy in 1815, which reduced his own country to a position of inferiority.

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  • During the brief predominance of his party Santarosa showed great decision of character.

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  • Briicke also brought forward an experiment of great importance, in which he showed that gum mastic, precipitated from an alcoholic solution poured into a large quantity of water, scatters light of a blue tint.

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  • Another point of great importance is well brought out in the experiments of John Tyndall (Phil.

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  • A strength such that there is a delay of 4 or 5 minutes before any effect is apparent will be found suitable, but no great nicety of adjustment is necessary.

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  • Hiero asked him to give an illustration of his contention that a very great weight could be moved by a very small force.

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  • This latter family contains the great majority of the order.

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  • Ancyra was the centre of the Tectosages, one of the three Gaulish tribes which settled in Galatia in the 3rd century B.C., and became the capital of the Roman province of Galatia when it was formally constituted in 25 B.C. During the Byzantine period, throughout which it occupied a position of great importance, it was captured by Persians and Arabs; then it fell into the hands of the Seljuk Turks, was held for eighteen years by the Latin Crusaders, and finally passed to the Ottoman Turks in 1360.

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  • In 1402 a great battle was fought in the vicinity of Angora, in which the Turkish sultan Bayezid was defeated and made prisoner by the Tatar conqueror Timur.

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  • There are mines of silver, copper, lignite and salt, and many hot springs, including some of great repute medicinally.

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  • It is divided by the Croal, a small tributary of the Irwell, into Great and Little Bolton, and as the full name implies, is surrounded by high moorland.

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  • Although of early origin, its appearance, like that of other great manufacturing towns of the vicinity, is wholly modern.

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  • The manor of Little Bolton seems to have been, at least from Henry III.'s reign, distinct from that of Great Bolton, and was held till the 17th century by the Botheltons or Boltons.

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  • On the 28th of May 1644, however, it was attacked by Prince Rupert and Lord Derby, and stormed with great slaughter.

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  • Among the great glaciers which stream from the peak the most noteworthy are those of Bossons and Taconnaz (northern slope) and of Brenva and Miage (southern slope).

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  • The ascent from Chamonix is now frequently made in summer (rarely in winter also), but, owing to the great height of the mountain, the view is unsatisfactory, though very extensive (Lyons is visible).

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  • Chauveau points to the reduction in the 12-hour term as compared to the 24-hour term on the Eiffel Tower, and infers the practical disappearance of the former at no great height.

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  • At great heights free balloons seem necessary.

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  • At several stations enjoying a wide prospect the dissipation has been observed to be specially high on days of great visibility when distant mountains can be recognized.

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  • That great separation of positive and negative electricity sometimes takes place during rainfall is undoubted, and the charge brought to the ground seems preponderatingly negative.

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