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landing Sentence Examples

  • They burst out of the light, landing hard.

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  • She stepped through and emerged on the landing overlooking the desert.

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  • "No it can't be, that would be too extraordinary," and at the very moment she thought this, the face and figure of Prince Andrew, in a fur cloak the deep collar of which covered with snow, appeared on the landing where the footman stood with the candle.

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  • A boat was at the landing, ready to take him on board.

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  • Suddenly, she fell, just as quickly landing in a field with waist-high grass and a bright yellow sun overhead.

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  • The landing paused at the Y of two long hallways.

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  • She perked at the voice and strode to the landing overlooking the bottom floor.

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  • Hannah had succeeded in landing a big fish blueblood, a descendant of Italian royalty, whose old money placated the chilly welcome she received into a lifestyle far, far different from her own.

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  • He dropped fast and changed shapes too soon, landing hard on the ground near them.

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  • Deidre trailed him numbly from the landing into the fortress.

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  • His back was shredded from landing on his weapons as well as the stones on the beach.

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  • Damian followed him across the dusty landing pads to the helo-hangar.

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  • It left her on the covered landing where Darkyn first brought her.

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  • But this enabled them to proceed steadily until they came to a landing where there was a rift in the side of the mountain that let in both light and air.

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  • The landing overlooked the parched desert surrounding the black fortress.

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  • Rhyn looked up at the brightest of the portals lining the otherworldly landing between worlds.

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  • Latin legend represented her as landing on the coast of Latium and marrying Pilumnus or Picumnus, from whom Turnus, king of the Rutulians, was descended.

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  • She shoved him away, landing hard on her backside while he careened into the bathroom wall.

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  • She darted off the landing pad with him, and the chopper went up again.

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  • She emerged on the landing and stopped to study the vial.

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  • She stood on a covered landing of a fortress made of black stones overlooking a parched desert beneath dual suns too faded to provide anything other than indirect light.

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  • His bewildered gaze traveled over her face, landing questioningly on her eyes.

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  • She was too drunk to feel the landing.

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  • Her knees hurt from her landing.

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  • Dean pitied his wife, knowing the grueling trip that lay before her over the next several hours, not knowing what awaited her landing.

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  • Connor and Sarah stood on the landing.

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  • Magellan, as soon as he had satisfied himself that there was no passage to the west, left the river without landing.

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  • Tasman sailed from Batavia in 1642, and on the 24th of November sighted high land in 42° 30' S., which was named van Diemen's Land, and after landing there proceeded to the discovery of the western coast of New Zealand; at first called Staten Land, and supposed to be connected with the Antarctic continent from which this voyage proved New Holland to be separated.

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  • The Diseases of Animals Act 1896 provided for the compulsory slaughter of imported live stock at the place of landing.

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  • Up to 1896 store cattle were admitted into the United Kingdom for the purpose of being fattened, but under the Diseases of Animals Act of that year animals imported since then have to be slaughtered at the place of landing.

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  • c. 15) it was provided that cattle, sheep and pigs imported into the United Kingdom should be slaughtered at the place of landing.

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  • Moreover, live animals are admitted freely from certain countries, provided such animals are slaughtered at the place of landing.

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  • c. 74, 1878, which repealed the act of 1869, and affirmed as a principle the landing of foreign animals for slaughter only, though free importation or quarantine on the one hand and prohibition on the other were provided for in exceptional circumstances.

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  • c. 15) rendered compulsory the slaughter of imported live stock at the place of landing, a boon for which British stock-breeders had striven for many years.

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  • The compulsory slaughter at the place of landing does not extend to animals shipped from Ireland into Great Britain, and this is a matter of the highest importance to Irish stock-breeders, who find their best market close at hand on the east of St George's Channel.

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  • In 1485 Henry, earl of Richmond, disembarked here on his return from France, and was welcomed on landing by Sir Rhys ap Thomas and much of the chivalry of Wales.

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  • The timidity of the Danish admiral Ulrik C. Gyldenldve, and the daring of Charles, who forced his nervous and protesting admiral to attempt the passage of the eastern channel of the Sound, the dangerous flinterend, hitherto reputed to be unnavigable, enabled the Swedish king to effect a landing at Humleback in Sjaelland (Zealand), a few miles north of Copenhagen (Aug.

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  • Giovanni Evangelista at the Frari, with its fore-court and screen adorned by pilasters delicately decorated with foliage in low relief, and its noble staircase whose double flights unite on a landing under a shallow cupola.

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  • Crusaders from the Low Countries, England and the Scandinavian north took the coast route round western Europe; and it was natural that, landing for provisions and water, they should be asked, and should consent, to lend their aid to the natives against the Moors.

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  • There was a strong demand for the removal of these Creek Indians, known as Seminoles, and by treaties at Payne's Landing in 1832 and Fort Gibson in 1833 the Indian chiefs agreed to exchange their Florida lands for equal territory in the western part of the United States.

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  • The Japanese were thus left to take possession as best they could, and some four months elapsed before they effected a landing on the south of the island.

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  • On the 25th of that month, while a few vessels made a demonstration before San Juan, the main American fleet was landing some 3400 troops under General Nelson A.

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  • A statue commemorates the landing, in 1688, of William of Orange.

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  • It is a hilly island, with rocky cliffs; North Haven, on the east coast, being almost the only place where landing can be safely effected.

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  • Baracoa (the landing point), Bayamo, Santiago de Cuba, Puerto Principe, Sancti Spiritus, Trinidad and the original Havana were all founded by 1515.

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  • Marmont and Davout were deficient in horses for cavalry and artillery, and the troops in Boulogne, having been drawn together for the invasion of England, had hardly any transport at all, as it was considered this want could be readily supplied on landing.

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  • He had meanwhile received (false) information of a British landing at Boulogne, and he was seriously deceived as to the numbers of Napoleon's forces.

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  • She was in Paris when the news of Napoleon's landing arrived and at once fled to Coppet, but a singular story, much discussed, is current of her having approved Napoleon's return.

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  • In the campaign of Salamis he rendered loyal support to Themistocles, and crowned the victory by landing Athenian.

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  • In the beginning of the 10th century the Norwegian Gunnbjdrn, son of Ulf Kraka, is reported to have found some islands to the west of Iceland, and he may have seen, without landing upon it, the southern part of the east coast of Greenland.

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  • The landing of foreign cattle is permitted by the Board of Trade, and there are cattle lairs and abattoirs near the Cardiff wharf.

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  • Landing on the shores of Strangford Lough, he commenced his labours in the plain on the south-west side of that inlet.

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  • Terror was the first feeling produced at Copenhagen by the landing of the main Swedish army at Korsor in Zealand.

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  • The Jesuits from the first moment of their landing in Brazil had constituted themselves the protectors of the natives, and though strenuously opposed by the colonists and ordinary clergy, had gathered the Indians together in many aldeas, over which officials of their order exercised spiritual and temporal authority.

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  • Da Gama made no landing here and, like Discovery the rest of South Africa, Natal was neglected by the and early g Y his tory.

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  • Immediately after the publication of this pamphlet, he paid a visit to the United States, landing in New York on the 7th of June 1835.

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  • In a frank, cordial letter which was delivered to Cobden on his landing in Liverpool, Lord Palmerston offered him the presidency of the Board of Trade, with a seat in the Cabinet.

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  • His attempt at a landing at Sharkoi (in the E.

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  • found himself in danger from the landing of the Prince of Orange he sent for the lord mayor and aldermen and informed them of his determination to restore the city charter and privileges, but he had no time to do anything before his flight.

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  • As the rods make their measured strokes one of the miners, starting from the surface, steps on the first platform as it rises to the surface landing and is then lowered on the down stroke.

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  • Between the last days of March and the day of the landing the defence system was overhauled and greatly developed.2 The Franco-British expeditionary force was to be composed of seven divisions - three, the 29th, the 42nd and the Royal Naval, furnished by the United Kingdom, two formed of Australian and New Zealand troops, and two composed of French colonial troops.

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  • From the Black Sea the Russian naval forces bombarded the Bosporus defences on March 28; some fruitless operations were then carried out against the "Goeben " and " Breslau " (in the course of which the Turkish cruiser " Medjidieh " was sunk off Odessa (April 3), and on April 25, the day of the landing in the Peninsula, and on May 2, the Bosporus defences were again shelled.

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  • His adversary had perforce to disperse the defending troops, so that on the morning when the land campaign started two of the Turkish divisions (3rd and lath) were watching the outer coast on the Asiatic side, two (5th and 7th) were near Bulair to provide against a landing at the neck of the Peninsula, while the remaining two (9th and 19th) under Essad Pasha guarded the places where, in the event, the Allied army made its appearance.

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  • The beaches which had been selected were, enumerating from right to left, " S " in Morto Bay, " V " and " W " on either side of Cape Helles at the south-western end, and " X " and " Y " on the outer shore; " V " and " W " were regarded as of primary importance, as those two beaches offered suitable landing places from the point of view of subsequent operations.

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  • In the general scheme of attack the landing at this last point was of primary importance; the largest force had been detailed for it, and the troops were for the most part conveyed to the beach in a steamer (the " River Clyde ") which was run ashore; but only some scattered detachments cowering close to the water's edge had established themselves on land by nightfall, and the Allies' position here seemed to be highly critical.

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  • What was left of the force originally detailed for the landing at " V " beach contrived during the early hours by stern fighting to occupy some high ground hard by, and also to join hands with the troops landed at " W " beach.

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  • The beach on which the landing took place proved to be satisfactory, but it lay at the foot of a steep and rugged declivity, which was therefore a most unsuitable place for putting ashore the stores and impedimenta of an army.

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  • At the moment of approach of the first boats the defenders actually on the spot were few, so that the high ground overhanging the landing place (which came to be known as Anzac Cove) was secured by the assailants at the first rush.

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  • On the other hand, the Turks, who were commanded by Essad, had likewise dug themselves in, and they could bring an effective artillery fire to bear on the Anzac trenches from three sides, the prospect of the landing force making any effective progress under the awkward conditions of ground in which it found itself was remote, and Birdwood's contingents had in reality been even less successful than had those detailed for Helles as regards securing an adequate area on the enemy's shores before the defence gathered strength.

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  • Lastly, the landing place was much exposed in the event of bad weather.

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  • Much work was done in organizing the area and its communications and landing places, but the tactical situation at Helles remained stationary for the rest of the month.

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  • Two British battleships were sunk off the peninsula (" Triumph " May 25, " Majestic " May 27), and owing to the risks run by warships and transports while in the open the Allied troops on shore were thenceforward almost deprived of support from naval gunfire, while reinforcements and stores were mostly brought from Mudros to the various landing places in small craft.

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  • Liman von Sanders was joined by reinforcements from other parts of the Empire early in the month, and the number of Turkish divisions in the peninsula swelled; but, aware that additional British troops were arriving, he felt obliged to leave forces on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles in case of a hostile landing on the coast to the S., and of the divisions on the peninsula he kept two about Gallipoli and Bulair.

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  • of the Straits connoted disembarkation in face of opposition, and, even supposing the landing to be successful, the force would start work much further from the Narrows than were either Helles or Anzac. Then again, to plant down a portion of the Allied troops on one side of the Straits, while continuing operations on the other side, would mean voluntary dispersion of resources in place of concentration.

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  • There were also not wanting inducements for the Allies to attempt a landing near Bulair, seeing that a victory at that point would carry with it the severance of the Turkish land communications with the peninsula.

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  • It was also decided that a force of nearly two divisions should, on the same night as the attack on Sari Bair was launched, effect a landing at an entirely new point - Suvla Bay, a few miles N.

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  • The object of this second operation was twofold - it would indirectly assist the offensive against Sari Bair, it would also furnish the Allies who were planted down on the outer coast of the peninsula with a much more sheltered landing place and base than Anzac Cove.

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  • As Turkish detachments watching this strip of coastline were known to number only about 2,000 men - the Ottoman authorities never contemplating a hostile landing in force in the locality - the design was to put most of the attacking troops ashore during the night of the 6th-7th as a surprise, and that they should then push on at once and master a range of hills 4 or 5 m.

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  • The two divisions detailed for this Suvla enterprise both belonged to the British " New Army "; they were unconversant with active service conditions, having come straight out from England, and they were being highly tried in being called upon to execute a landing in.

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  • When Liman von Sanders (who had fixed his headquarters near Gallipoli) learned during the night of the 6th-7th that the Allies were landing in strong force about Suvla, and were also attacking Sari Bair from Anzac, and after he had satisfied himself that certain threats on the part of his opponents at other points might be regarded as mere feints, he ordered the two Turkish divisions under his immediate orders to proceed towards Suvla with all speed.

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  • The only Ottoman detachments which during the 7th and 8th confronted the two British divisions that had made a descent on this locality were those which had been on guard on the spot when the landing was taking place.

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  • Night after night during the intervening ten days the landing places at Anzac and Suvla were scenes of unceasing activity.

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  • The tower, which mounted one 24-pounder and two 18-pounders on its top, was bombarded for a short time by the frigates, was then deserted by its little garrison, and occupied by a landing party.

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  • At Hormuz he embarked for India, landing at Thana, near Bombay.

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  • The place of their landing is said to have been Ebbsfleet in Kent.

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  • In 1851 a landing party from a French vessel lying at Balade was attacked by the natives, and massacred with the exception of a single member.

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  • Early in 1848 he again returned to Arabia, avoiding the long desert journey by landing at Muwela, thence striking inland to Tebuk on the pilgrim road, and re-entering Shammar territory at the oasis of Tema, he again visited Hail; and after spending a month there travelled northwards to Kerbela and Bagdad.

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  • The history of Rome, which consisted of eighty books, - and, after the example of Livy, was divided into decades, - began with the landing of Aeneas in Italy, and was continued as far as the reign of Alexander Severus (222-23s).

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  • He was soon re-employed in a minor position, and, at the head of a division of new troops, accompanied Grant's army to Pittsburg Landing.

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  • SHILOH This, the second great battle in the American Civil War, also called the battle of Pittsburg Landing, was fought on the 6th-7th of April 1862 between the Union forces under Grant and Buell and the Confederates under A.

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  • In view of operations against Corinth, Mississippi, Grant's army had ascended the Tennessee to Pittsburg Landing and there disembarked, while the co-operating army under Buell moved across country from Nashville to join it.

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  • The Confederates concentrated above 40,000 men at Corinth and advanced on Pittsburg Landing with a view to beating Grant before Buell's arrival, but their concentration had left them only a narrow margin of time, and the advance was further delayed by the wretched condition of the roads.

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  • Grant meantime had disposed his divisions in camps around the Landing rather with a view to their comfort than in accordance with any tactical scheme.

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  • Even so, more by chance than intentionally, Buell's leading division was opposite the Landing, awaiting only a ferry, on the evening before the battle; Grant, however, declined to allow it to cross, as he thought that there would be no fighting for some days.

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  • from Pittsburg Landing), the Confederate army deployed in line of battle, and advancing directly on the Landing, surprised and broke up a brigade of the most advanced Union division (Prentiss's) which had been sent forward from camp to reconnoitre.

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  • But the rear Union divisions, though ready, were not connected, and each in turn was isolated and forced back, fighting hard, towards the Landing.

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  • from the Landing, but it was in a naturally strong position, and Beauregard suspended the attack at sunset.

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  • On receipt of the tidings of Mordred's treachery, Gawain accompanies Arthur to England, and is slain in the battle which ensues on their landing.

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  • The landing was effected in the face of strenuous opposition, Wolfe leading the foremost troops.

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  • The English legislature in 1905 passed an act to prevent the landing of undesirable aliens, and the number refused admission in 1906 was 493.

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  • In 1885 the United States passed what is called the Contract Labor Law, forbidding the landing of any person who is under contract to perform labour in the United States.

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  • King Henry was at Coventry when the news of the landing reached him, and immediately marched to Nottingham, where his army was strengthened by the addition of 6000 men.

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  • There are landing places on the S.

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  • In 1372 Edward made his final effort to lead an army, but contrary winds prevented his even landing his troops in France.

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  • He reached Persia by way of Moscow, Kazan and Astrakhan, landing at Nizabad in Daghestan after a voyage in the Caspian; from Shemakha in Shirvan he made an expedition to the Baku peninsula, being perhaps the first modern scientist to visit these fields of "eternal fire."

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  • from the shore in an open roadstead, and in winter landing is sometimes impossible.

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  • The harbour is about equidistant from New York, Philadelphia, and the capes of Chesapeake Bay, and is used chiefly by vessels awaiting orders to ports for discharge or landing.

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  • Henry at once sailed for England, and landing in Yorkshire while King Richard was in Ireland, gave out that he came only to recover his inheritance.

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  • In addition to this it is necessary to have an extra system of fixed guides at the surface and at the bottom, where it is necessary to keep the cage steady during the operations of loading and landing, there being a much greater amount of oscillation during the passage of the cage than with fixed guides.

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  • This great height is necessary to obtain head-room for the cages, the landing platforms being usually placed at some considerable height above the natural surface.

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  • In the United Kingdom the drawing of coal is generally confined to the day shift of eight hours, with an output of from 100 to 150 tons per hour, according to the depth, capacity of coal tubs, and facilities for landing and changing tubs.

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  • According to Virgil (Aeneid, vii.-xii.), Aeneas, on landing at the mouth of the Tiber, was welcomed by Latinus, the peaceful ruler whose seat of government was Laurentum, and ultimately married his daughter Lavinia.

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  • In the early winter of 1620 they made the coast of Cape Cod; they had intended to make their landing farther south, within the jurisdiction of the Virginia Company, which had granted them a patent; but stress of weather prevented their doing so.

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  • After some exploration of the coast they made a permanent landing on the 21st of December 1620 (N.S.) at Plymouth, a harbour which had already been so named by John Smith in his maps of 1614 and 1616.

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  • In 1773 (Dec. 16) a party of citizens, disguised as Indians and instigated by popular meetings, boarded some tea-ships in the harbour of Boston, and to prevent the landing of their taxable cargoes threw them into the sea; this incident is known in history as the " Boston tea-party."

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  • From the landing stage a short street leads into the broad Avenue Jules Ferry or de la Marine running east to west and ending in the Place de la Residence, on the north side of which is the Roman Catholic cathedral and on the south side the palace of the French resident-general, with a large garden.

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  • Like Ostia, Puteoli was considered a special port of Rome, and, on account of the safety and convenience of its harbour, it was preferred to Ostia for the landing of the more costly and delicate wares.

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  • Washington prepared to withstand the British behind fortifications on Harlem Heights, but discovering that Howe was attempting to outflank him by landing troops in the rear he retreated to the mainland, leaving only a garrison at Fort Washington, and established a line of fortified camps on the hills overlooking the Bronx river as far as White Plains.

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  • An Immigrants Exclusion Act voted by the general assembly in 1896 did not receive the royal assent; but, by arrangement with the colonial office, another measure, giving power to impose a reading test on aliens landing in the colony, became law in 1899.

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  • The Japanese had not waited to gain command of the sea before beginning the sea transport of that part of their troops allotted to Korea: The roads of that country were so poor that the landing had 3 A vivid picture of the state of affairs in the navy at this period is given in Semenov's Rasplata (Eng.

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  • Still intent upon the Russian Port Arthur squadron, she had embarked her 2nd Army (General Oku, ist, 3rd, Landing 4th and 5th divisions) during April, and sent it to of the Chinampo whence, as soon as the ice melted and Japanese Kuroki's victory cleared the air, it sailed to the 2nd selected landing-place near Pitszewo.

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  • The Liao-Yang central mass was still held in hand, for the landing of the 4th Army - really only a division at present - at Takushan and the wrong placing of another Japanese division supposed to be with Kuroki (really intended for Nogi) had aroused Kuropatkin's fears for the holding capacity of Keller's detachment.

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  • In August 1849 the queen and Prince Albert, accompanied by the little princess royal and the prince of Wales, paid a visit to Ireland, landing at the Cove of Cork, which from /rash trip, that day was renamed Queenstown.

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  • Many ancient villages have disappeared entirely, notably Ravenspur or Ravenser, once a port, represented in parliament under Edward I., and the scene of the landing of Bolingbroke, afterwards Henry IV., in '399.

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  • Its harbour is comparatively safe but lacks landing facilities.

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  • The neighbouring Pegwell Bay, famed for its shrimps, is supposed to have been the scene of the landing of Hengist and Horsa, and at Cliff's End (Ebbs Fleet) a monolithic cross marks the landing-place of St Augustine in 596.

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  • - Meanwhile Grant was encamped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee with an army of 45,000 men, and Buell with 37,000 men about two marches away.

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  • Lee soon cut the communication with White House, but McClellan changed his base and retreated towards Harrison's Landing on the James river.

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  • At Bruinsburg, beyond Pemberton's reach, a landing was made on the eastern bank and, without any base of supplies or line of retreat, Grant embarked upon a campaign which made him in the end master of the prize.

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  • He succeeded in landing, and proceeded to attack the town.

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  • In the result these troops were repulsed with a loss of 6000 men, a circumstance hardly to be wondered at, since McClellan had entrenched eight divisions on the strongest position in the country, and was aided by his siege artillery and also by a flanking fire from his gunboats on the river near Haxall's Landing.

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  • Landing at Kinghorn in Fifeshire in August 1332, he gained a complete victory over the Scots under Donald, earl of Mar, at Dupplin Moor, took Perth, and on the 24th of September was crowned king of Scotland at Scone.

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  • In the remaining weeks of the summer he made his first expedition to Britain, and this was followed by a second crossing in 54 B.C. On the first occasion Caesar took with him only two legions, and effected little beyond a landing on the coast of Kent.

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  • was able to effect a junction with this force and descended into the plain of Thessaly, where at the battle of Pharsalus he was decisively defeated and fled to Egypt, pursued by Caesar, who learnt of his rival's murder on landing at Alexandria.

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  • He returned almost immediately, on the pretext that Spain was intriguing against Mexican independence, and on landing (having been previously outlawed) was arrested and executed (July r, 1824).

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  • Five years later, enriched with the spoils of his uncle, John of Gaunt, Richard returned to Ireland, landing at.

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  • Cochrane made a landing near Caracas, and proclaimed the Colombian republic. He had some success, but a false report of peace between France and England caused the English admiral to withdraw his support.

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  • But in jumping a gate, or a flight of rails, as ordinarily situated, there is no width to be covered, and to make a horse go through the exertion of jumping both high and wide when he need only do one is to waste his power, added to which to ride fast at timber, unless very low with a ditch on the landing side, is highly dangerous.

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  • In1796-1797there was a permanent settlement known as Webster's Landing, and in 1797 a settlement was begun at Salina, a short distance to the north on the lake shore.

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  • In 1800 " the landing " received the name Bogardus's Corners," from the proprietor of a local inn.

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  • On the landing of Pyrrhus in Italy (281 B.C.) they were among the first to declare in his favour, and found themselves exposed to the resentment of Rome when the departure of Pyrrhus left his allies at the mercy of the Romans.

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  • In 1795 he attempted to aid the royalist rising of La Vendee, landing at the island of Yeu.

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  • In 1845 the French Marist Fathers went to Isabel, where Mgr Epaulle, first vicarapostolic of Melanesia, was killed by the natives soon after landing.

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  • William, however, was not devoid of military energy; landing in Italy he destroyed the Greek fleet and army at Brindisi (28th May 1156) and recovered Bari.

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  • FISHKILL LANDING, or Fishkill-On-The-Hudson, a village of Fishkill township, Dutchess county, New York, U.S.A., about 58 m.

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  • Fishkill Landing is served by the New York Central & Hudson River and the New York, New Haven & Hartford railways; by railway ferry and passenger ferries to Newburgh, connecting with the West Shore railway; by river steamboats and by electric railway to Matteawan.

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  • At the old Verplanck mansion in Fishkill Landing the Society of the Cincinnati was organized in 1783.

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  • Among the manufactures of Fishkill Landing are rubber-goods, engines (Corliss) and other machinery, hats, silks, woollens, and brick and tile.

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  • The village of Fishkill Landing was incorporated in 1864.

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  • Erris in Mayo was the scene of the landing of the chief colony of the Firbolgs, and the battle which is said to have resulted in the overthrow and almost annihilation of this tribe took place also in this county, at Moytura near Cong.

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  • Killala was the scene of the landing of a French squadron in connexion with the rebellion of 1798.

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  • Various regulations restricting Chinese immigration were enacted from time to time, until in 1886 the landing of any Chinese passenger without a passport was prohibited.

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  • By the advice of her ministers, and to avoid bloodshed, the queen surrendered under protest, in view of the landing of United States troops, appealing to the government of the United States to reinstate her in authority.

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  • On receiving Blount's report to the effect that the revolution had been accomplished by the aid of the United States minister and by the landing of troops from the " Boston," President Cleveland sent Albert Sydney Willis (1843-1897) of Kentucky to Honolulu with secret instructions as United States minister.

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  • In 1685 Lyme was the scene of the landing of James, duke of Monmouth, in his attempt upon the throne.

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  • The Argonauts landing soon after found only women in the island, ruled over by Hypsipyle, daughter of the old king Thoas.

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  • Peterhead, made a burgh of barony in 1593 by George Keith, fifth earl marischal, was the scene of the landing of the Pretender on Christmas Day 1715.

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  • Two more brows were got into place and the landing parties got ashore.

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  • To return to the landing on the mole.

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  • Leicester, on landing in Holland, was in the presence of the States-General and of Maurice of Nassau invested with the title of governor-general and practically sovereign powers (February 1586).

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  • On landing (October 2) at Cape Coast, Wolseley found the Ashanti, who had been decimated by smallpox and fever, preparing to return home.

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  • The preface to this work places Cerdic's assumption of the sovereignty six years after his landing, that is, in the year 500, and assigns him a reign of sixteen years, which makes his death fall eighteen years before 534, the date recorded in the annals.

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  • before landing in Scotland in June 1650 declared by a solemn oath his approbation of both covenants, and this was renewed on the occasion of his coronation at Scone in the following January.

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  • In May 1832 he hastened from Paris to see the duchess of Berry on her landing in the south of France for the purpose of organizing an insurrection in favour of her son, the duke of Bordeaux, since known as the Comte de Chambord.

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  • A tablet on the quay commemorates the landing of Bernadotte after his election as successor to the throne in 1810.

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  • The duke died soon after landing, and Sloane's visit lasted only fifteen months; but during that time he got together about Boo new species of plants, the island being virgin ground to the botanist.

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  • Finally, it was the scene of the landing of James II.

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  • Westport, a little inland town - platted 1833, a city 1857, merged in Kansas City in 1899 - now a fashionable residence district of Kansas City - was a rival of Independence in the Santa Fe trade which she gained almost in toto in 1844 when the great Missouri flood (the greatest the river has known) destroyed the river landing utilized by Independence.

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  • Meanwhile, what is now Kansas City, and was then Westport Landing, being on the river where a swift current wore a rocky shore, steadily increased in importance and overshadowed Westport.

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  • During this reign, on the 8th of October 1365, a landing was effected at Alexandria by a Frankish fleet under Peter I.

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  • In the years 1442-1444 this sultan sent three fleets against Rhodes, where the third effected a landing, but was unable to make any permanent conquest.

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  • Abercromby, effected a landing at Aboukir, and proceeded to invest Alexandria, where on the 2 fst they were attacked by Menou; the French were repulsed, but the English French commander was mortally wounded in the action.

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  • In twenty-five days, from the landing at Ismailia to the occupation of Cairo, the rebellion was completely suppressed, and the operations were thus signally successful.

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  • Technically Charles was, without doubt, guilty of high treason, and the considerable minority of all classes which adhered to Sigismund on his landing in Sweden in 1598 indisputably behaved like loyal subjects.

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  • A landing in Kent in 884 or 885, 1 though successfully repelled, encouraged the East Anglian Danes to revolt.

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  • After the final dispersal of the Danish invaders Alfred turned his attention to the increase of the navy, and ships were built according to the king's own designs, partly to repress the ravages of the Northumbrian and East Anglian Danes on the coasts of Wessex, partly to prevent the landing of fresh hordes.

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  • The whole country, however, was on the alert, and at midnight on the 8th, within a month of their landing, James heard that the revolt, desperate from the first, was over and that his rival had been captured close to Ringwood.

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  • Large galleys could not anchor in the bay of Zengg, which is shallow and exposed to sudden gales, so the Uskoks fitted out a fleet of swift boats, light enough to navigate the smallest creeks and inlets of the Illyrian shore, and easily sunk and recovered, if a temporary landing became necessary.

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  • The coast has no good natural harbour, and landing is difficult.

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  • In the .next war, the landing of the Allied forces at Salonica led to some archaeological discoveries in the occupied territory.

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  • The privy council was opened to Catholics, but on the landing of William III.

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  • His landing at Borradale on the 5th of August brought a few enthusiastic Macdonalds about him; from a sense of honour Lochiel joined with the Camerons.

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  • When war broke out between China and Japan in 1894, he was appointed commander in-chief of the second Japanese army corps, which, landing on the Liaotung Peninsula, carried Port Arthur by storm, and, subsequently crossing to Shantung, captured the fortress of Wei-hai-wei.

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  • In 1611 Captain Hippon in the seventh separate voyage essayed a landing at Pulicat, but was driven off by the Dutch, who were already settled there, and sailed farther up the coast to Pettapoli, where he founded the first madras English settlement in the Bay of Bengal, which ments.

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  • Two days before landing on his return from the English mission, Jay had been elected governor of New York state; notwithstanding his temporary unpopularity, he was re-elected in April 1798.

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  • It entered the Ross Sea too late to make a landing, and after wintering in Sydney returned in 1911-2, when a landing was effected on the Barrier in the Bay of Whales on Jan.

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  • After landing the stores for the main base at Cape Evans the " Terra Nova," under Comm.

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  • - The eastern party decided to return with news of the Norwegian expedition to Cape Evans, and then to proceed as a northern party to some point beyond Cape North, but this also proved unattainable, and a landing had to be made at Cape Adare on Feb.

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  • 4 1912 the " Terra Nova " returned and took off the party, landing them with six weeks' provisions a few days later in Terra Nova Bay, just S.

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  • The expedition left Hobart in the " Aurora " on Dec. 2 1911, and after landing a party with a wireless installation on Macquarie I.

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  • Davis, after landing the relief party and taking off all the others, waited for the return of Mawson as long as he dared, having in view the necessity of relieving Wild's party in Queen Mary Land, and the fact that every anchor on the ship had been lost in the fight with blizzards in Commonwealth Bay.

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  • 8 1914 in the " Endurance " and sailed from South Georgia on Dec. 5, with the intention of landing in Vahsel Bay and proceeding thence to the South Pole after wintering on the land.

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  • To explain the origin of the hodge-podge, it was said that his comrades on landing in Attica gathered up the scraps of their provisions that remained and prepared a meal from them.

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  • Tariq, thus certain of meeting no serious opposition to his landing, passed into Spain himself with an army composed mainly of Berbers of the Ghomera tribe under the guidance of Julian.

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  • On landing he learnt that Caesar had made him his heir and adopted him into the Julian gens, whereby he acquired the designation of Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus.

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  • Landing at Reggio di Calabria he hastened to Monza, where he conducted with firmness and tact the preparations for the burial of King Humbert and for his own formal accession, which took place on the 9th and nth of August 1900.

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  • to Banks I., landing near Cape Prince Alfred on June 26 and joining his vessel at Cape Kellett.

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  • It was surveyed on the east, where a landing was made in lat.

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  • After once more visiting Malabar, Canara and the Maldives, he departed for Bengal, a voyage of forty-three days, landing at Sadkawan (Chittagong).

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  • high, is decorated with eight historical paintings: "Landing of Columbus" (1492),(1492), by John Vanderlyn; "De Soto discovering the Mississippi" (1541),(1541), by William Henry Powell; "Baptism of Pocahontas" (1613), by John Gadsby Chapman; "Embarkation of the Pilgrims from Delft Haven" (1620), by Robert Walter Weir; "Signing the Declaration of Independence" (1776), by John Trumbull; "Surrender of Burgoyne at Saratoga" (1777), by Trumbull; "Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown" (1781), by Trumbull; and "Washington resigning his Commission at Annapolis" (1783),(1783), by Trumbull.

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  • The joy of Menelaus on seeing Paris, Priam's ignorance of the Greek leaders, the speeches of Agamemnon in his review of the ranks (in book iv.), the building of the wall - all these are in place after the Greek landing, but hardly in the ninth year of the siege.

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  • Where the landing has been necessitated by a G.A.

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  • At last (June 1191) Geoffrey, archbishop of York and William's earliest benefactor, was violently arrested by William's subordinates on landing at Dover.

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  • The chief British ports for the landing of flax are: - Belfast, Dundee, Leith, Montrose, London and Arbroath, the two former being the chief centres of the flax industry.

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  • Through the instrumentality of the celebrated Sir Rhys ap Thomas (1451-1527), the wealthiest and the most powerful personage in South Wales, Henry Tudor, earl of Richmond, on his landing at Milford Haven in 1485 found the Welsh ready to rise in his behalf against the usurper Richard III.

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  • On his landing he was informed that the attainder had been reversed; and he received the royal patent authorizing his performance of the legatine duties within the realm.

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  • and 117° 10' W., and flows north-east as far as Athabasca Landing, and thence north into Lake Athabasca.

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  • It was settled by the Swedes about 1645, was called Upland and was the seat of the Swedish courts until 1682, when William Penn, soon after his landing at a spot in the town now marked by a memorial stone, gave it its present name.

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  • The " Itata " was then forced to return to San Diego without landing her cargo for the insurgents.

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  • The Russians, moreover, made a futile attempt on Gilan by landing troops at Enzeli, which returned to Baku, where Zizianov fell a victim to the treachery of the Persian governor.

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  • At Bushire, on the 1st of December, the Persian governor of Fars, Ala ad-daula, committed a breach of diplomatic etiquette which induced Lord Curzon to sail away without landing.

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  • The centenary of the landing of Shortland was celebrated in 1897, when a monument commemorating the event was erected.

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  • Gelimer, who was strangely ignorant of the plans of Justinian, had sent his brother Tzazo with some of his best troops to quell a rebellion in Sardinia (that island as well as the Balearic Isles forming part of the Vandal dominions), and the landing of Belisarius was entirely unopposed.

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  • Belisarius, however, was too late to save the life of Hilderic, who had been slain by his rival's orders as soon as the news came of the landing of the imperial army.

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  • Thus perjured and disgraced the young king embarked for Scotland on the 2nd of June; on the 11th when off Heligoland he signed the treaty, and on the 23rd, on his arrival at Speymouth, before landing, he swore to both the covenants.

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  • On the 24th he sailed from the Hague, landing on the 26th at Dover, where he was met by Monk, whom he saluted as father, and by the mayor, from whom he accepted a " very rich bible," " the thing that he loved above all things in the world."

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  • Steamboats run from the mouth of the Green river, near Evansville, Indiana, to the Mammoth Cave landing.

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  • The most convenient place for landing is protected by an ancient mole; it faces the channel between Delos and Rheneia, and is about opposite the most northerly of the two little islands now called ` PevµaTtapt.

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  • To overcome the difficulty of landing from the roadstead a breakwater was built at the mouth of the Baakens River in 1856, but it had to be removed in 1869, as it caused a serious accumulation of sand.

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  • The work begins with the landing of Aeneas in Italy, and closes with the death of Drusus, 9 B.C., though it is possible that the author intended to continue it as far as the death of Augustus.

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  • above its mouth, the Rahway as far as Rahway, the Great Egg Harbor river as far as May's Landing, the Mullica for 20 m.

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  • The agitation against the Chinese, always more or less existent, became intense, and the government forcibly prevented the Chinese passengers of four ships from landing, and passed laws which practically prohibit the immigration of Chinese.

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  • As the naval force of the enemy was completely driven into port, the British admiral had no opportunity of an action at sea, but his management of the convoy carrying the troops, and of the landing at Aboukir, was greatly admired.

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  • Having secured all the practicable landing rights on the American side of the ocean, he and John W.

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  • 181915, defining safety for crews in a note to Germany after the sinking of the " William P. Frye," he pointed out that it was not sufficient that Americans be given an opportunity to embark in life-boats; it must be under circumstances that assured landing in safety.

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  • He was "the first nobleman and one of the first persons" who joined the prince of Orange on his landing in England, and he accompanied William to London.

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  • Whoever may have instigated the rising, this much is certain, that American warships prevented the Colombian troops from landing to suppress the revolt.

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  • When the news reached the Cape that this vessel was on her way, the people of the colony became violently excited; and they established an anti-convict association, by which they bound themselves to cease from all intercourse of every kind with persons in any way connected " with the landing, supplying or employing convicts."

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  • That same year he fled with the hope of finding a safe refuge in Egypt, but was treacherously murdered by one of his old centurions as he was landing.

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  • Kingsgate, on the North Foreland, north of Broadstairs on the coast, changed its name from St Bartholomew's Gate in honour of Charles II.'s landing here with the duke of York in 1683 on his way from London to Dover.

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  • FROM TItE LANDING OF AUGUSTINE To THE NORMAN

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  • All through the summcr Harold held a fleet concentrated under the lee of the Isle of Wight, waiting to intercept Williams armament, while the fyrd of Wessex was ready to support him if the enemy should succeed in making a landing.

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  • Northumberland was a greedy and unscrupulous Border chief, who regarded himself as entitled to exact whatever he chose from his master, because he had been the first to join him at his landing in 1399, and had lent him a consistent support ever since.

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  • Hence came the marvellous success of the Yorkist counterstroke in June 1460, when the exiled Warwick, landing in Kent with a mere handful of men, was suddenly joined by the whole of the south of England and the citizens of London, and inflicted a crushing defeat on defeatsth.

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  • and by the landing on the south coast of Henry of Execution Richmond with a body of Lancastrian exiles and of Buck-.

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  • The landing of the Pretender in Scotland (1715), and the defeat of a portion of his army which had advanced to Prestona defeat which was the consequence of the apathy of his English supporters, and which was followed by the complete suppression of the rebelliongave increased strength to the Whig government.

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  • The allied squadron, however, was stopped by the forts at the mouth of the Peiho, which fired on the vessels; a landing party, which was disembarked to storm the forts, met with a disastrous check, and the squadron had to retire with an acknowledged loss of three gunboats and 400 men.

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  • The island is the Lopadusa of Strabo, and the Lipadosa of Ariosto's Orlando Furioso, the scene of the landing of Roger of Sicily and of his conversion by the hermit.

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  • His decree of July 1861, suspending for two years all payments on public debts of every kind, led to the landing in Mexico of English, Spanish and French troops.

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  • Dr Guppy was fortunate in reaching North Keeling Island, where a landing is only possible during the calmest weather.

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  • The islands were discovered by the Dutch in 1616, and visited in 1767 by Philip Carteret; but no landing seems to have been effected, owing to the surrounding reefs, until the arrival of the "Challenger" in 1875.

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  • Landing with Henry at Ravenspur, he accompanied him to the west.

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  • We find them landing in different places.

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  • About a year after the first landing Raymond Le Gros was sent over by Earl Richard with his advanced guard, and Strongbow himself landed near Waterford on the 23rd of August 1170 with 200 knights and about r000 other troops.

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  • Alarmed at the principality forming near him, Henry invaded Ireland in person, landing near Waterford on the 18th of October 1172.

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  • A force of Italians and Spaniards landing at Smerwick in Kerry, Grey hurried thither, and the foreigners, who had no commission, surrendered at discretion, and were put to the sword.

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  • Other navigable streams are the Waccamaw, to Bucksville (50 m.); the Great Pedee to Smith's Mills (52 m.); the Cooper, to Strawberry Ferry (30 m.); the Ashley, to Lambs (13 m.); the Edisto, to Guignard Landing (260 m.); the South Edisto, to the North Edisto (11 m.); the Beaufort, to the Coosaw River (11 m.); and the Santee, to the confluence of the Congaree and Wateree rivers, which are navigable for flatboats.

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  • The threat of an English landing decided them to lay siege to Rouen, and it was taken by assault; but this cost the life of the versatile Antoine de Bourbon.

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  • Success was reserved the 18th for Bonaparte, suddenly landing at Frjus with the Brwnaire.

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  • In the struggles between John and his barons Lincoln in 1216 made peace with the king by surrendering hostages for the payment of a fine of 1000 marks, but after the landing of Louis the city was captured by Gilbert de Gant, then earl of Lincoln.

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  • The value of the city's factory products increased from $10,517,886 in 1900 to $15,193,909 in 1905 or 44'5% Chattanooga was first settled about 1835, and was long known as Ross's Landing.

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  • In 1602, in command of the "Concord," chartered by Sir Walter Raleigh and others, he crossed the Atlantic; coasted from what is now Maine to Martha's Vineyard, landing at and naming Cape Cod and Elizabeth Island (now Cuttyhunk) and giving the name Martha's Vineyard to the island now called No Man's Land; and returned to England with a cargo of furs, sassafras and other commodities obtained in trade with the Indians about Buzzard's Bay.

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  • On the canal list it was called Steele's Creek, but it was also known as Morgan's Landing, and from 1830 to 1843 as Remington's Corners.

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  • The first collision took place at Risdon, a few days after the landing of Lieutenant Bowen's expedition, and for this the white settlers were entirely responsible.

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  • Grant next ascended the Tennessee river to Pittsburg Landing with the intention of capturing the Memphis & Charleston railway, and on the 6th-7th of April defeated the Confederates in the battle of Shiloh.

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  • Breathing raggedly, she tried hard to rein in the emotions that were close to landing her in trouble.

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  • The image of him drawing her blood for the first time on the landing scared her.

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  • She batted at him with clumsy arms, at last landing a punch in

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  • The public area comprises an entrance hall with stairs leading to the first floor landing, living room, dining room and kitchen.

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  • Landing, we went through the somewhat perfunctory customs check and out to get our ride to the Hilton.

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  • A shaft of brilliant sunlight fell through the dusty layers of a horse chestnut tree, landing on the velvet vows of her shoes.

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  • Then flying at 50 feet he attacked an aerodrome where approximately 19 machines were either landing or attempting to take off.

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  • aircraft landing and there was a flying ceiling of 1500 feet.

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  • In contrast to the take off where we use a constant engine power, for landing we need to keep a constant airspeed.

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  • We shall see the plane landing on the beach - the island's famous airstrip.

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  • Captain Gerlach made an emergency landing on an improvised airstrip and made preparations to take off with his precious cargo.

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  • Landing on the tiny airstrip at Lukla in the Everest region of Nepal is an adventure in itself.

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  • It was capable of reducing its speed on landing to 59 mph enabling it to land on short airstrips.

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  • approximate room dimensions.) ENTRANCE PORCH ENTRANCE HALL With a spindle staircase to the first floor landing.

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  • This huge armada was divided into two naval task forces and five assault forces, on for each of the main landing beaches.

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  • FIRST FLOOR Easy rising turned staircase with attractive timber balustrade, to LANDING with Hatch to insulated Loft Storage Space.

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  • balustrade staircase rises to the first floor landing.

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  • check the bilges regularly to make sure that the landing craft is not holed or taking on water through the hull connections.

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  • For months they were saying soft landing, stagnation, correction blah blah blah.

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  • boatload of refugees landing during the night.

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  • In front of the cottages are two mooring bollards which were used to secure boats to the landing stage.

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  • boobyre were lots of Peruvian Boobies flying low across the bay, with some landing on the waters ' surface.

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  • Google is using a new bot for their AdWords advertising system that automatically spiders and analyzes the content of advertising landing pages.

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  • bumpy landing which unsettled more than the odd stomach!

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  • Many of them will become a public burthen from the moment of their landing.

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  • And in the final stages of landing, you may hear a buzzer sounding.

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  • Move several bystanders on and also to redirect cars leaving the car park to give a wide berth of the landing site.

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  • Passengers landing could a palm tree immigration campus quot we rented scooters.

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  • cancellationlation, monetary reform involving some form of social credit is probably the only hope of a soft landing.

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  • First Floor Landing - Loft access, smoke detector, textured ceiling.

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  • Small shower room off the landing with sloping ceiling.

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  • A kick-up centerboard and swing-up rudder makes beaching or landing a snap.

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  • First landing ") there is a stretch of red cinders where the houses stood.

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  • The landing gear is somewhat complex and you'll likely need to do some cleanup on the struts.

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  • Once the geese get close you can begin using the landing call the " fast cluck " as I call it.

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  • comet nucleus a landing site will be chosen and in November 2014 the lander will be released.

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  • The greatest levels of surface compaction were located in the landing area of the fairway, which receives the most golf cart traffic.

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  • concertinaed door and walked onto the landing.

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  • Affected horses will usually move with their heels landing first to try to avoid concussion to the painful toe region.

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  • He later developed a taste for secular music and entered numerous talent contests, eventually landing a record deal with Fantasy in 1968.

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  • Corvus corone cornix Birds everywhere along the Nile even landing on the boat.

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  • Here, there is a twin bedroom and a landing which can accommodate the folding cot.

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  • Joining the Royal Naval Patrol Service in the Second World War, he became a coxswain in Minor Personnel Landing Craft.

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  • Secondly, with such a vast force, where would all the landing craft come from?

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  • crash landing procedure.

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  • crosswind landing for hang gliders.

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  • On the landing the fully enclosed shower cubicle is fitted with an electric shower unit.

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  • dawdled over to the landing stage on the west side of the island for lunch.

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  • loaded dice have weights inside them which favor the dice landing on the side with the weights.

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  • On clear evenings, there would be a landing party, buzzing over to the deserted shore in a small dingy to explore.

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  • The path then skirts inland around Kendall's Wharf, still used for landing gravel dredged from the sea bed.

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  • First Floor Landing With window to the side elevation.

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  • Beware of the steep embankment on the approach to the bottom landing field.

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  • They discussed traffic density with ATC, and eventually declared an emergency in order to get priority for landing.

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  • First Floor Landing Doors to: Bedroom 1 Window to front, door to: En suite: shower enclosure, Hand Basin WC.

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  • extraordinary to see the amount of stuff that had been landed since the first American landing.

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  • High wall sealed unit double-glazed timber window with arched fanlight to half landing.

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  • HALF LANDING With full wall sealed unit double-glazed multi-pane window with top fanlight.

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  • ferry landing for his owner to return.

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  • The landing movement should involve an upright torso position, and increased knee flexion on impact should be encouraged.

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  • floor landing - Double glazed window and access to loft.

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  • foam mattress on the landing at the top of the stairs with room for a child to sleep.

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  • The sound of heavy footsteps have also been heard at the top of the landing.

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  • The catwalks have gone from City and Essex looked very forlorn without the landing stage.

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  • The Iron Age promontory fort is one of several along the Heritage coast, protecting a potential landing point from coastal raiders.

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  • All of the crew took emergency landing positions which were in the main fuselage of the aircraft to prepare for a crash landing.

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  • galleried landing.

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  • Two steel tube ribs at each end of spar carry main power unit and landing gear pick up points.

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  • George bush landing!

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  • glider landing marker closest to the Bridge, with memorial to Major Howard.

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  • grunt of pain and then toppled off the bed, landing in a heap at cal's feet.

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  • Property briefly comprises entrance hall with stairs leading to the first floor landing, living room, dining room and kitchen.

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  • Always make sure there is a secure handhold at all landing places.

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  • Click to return to top A ladder should stick up at least 1.1m above a landing space, unless suitable handhold have been provided.

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  • He said: ' We are cautiously optimistic on the basis that the economy can avoid a hard landing.

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  • helicopter landing, for example, is a shot lifted from " Arrival " .

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  • Work boats moored under the bridge above the lock significantly impede craft using the lock landing.

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  • We were able to arrive at our new home within two hours of landing - a pretty impressive exit.

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  • Further, these calls may impair flight instrumentation, particularly GPS receivers increasingly used for positioning during landing.

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  • instrument landing systems on two of the runways in 1977.

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  • Editorial note The sacred islet 's thoughts on the successful landing by a Rockall Times assault squad on 16 June 1995 are unrecorded.

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  • Landing on the beach, we walked across the narrow sandy isthmus to the other beach.

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  • jettison the weight easily in the unlikely event of a water landing.

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  • There is a wooden landing jetty from which you can watch the brightly colored marine fish in the clear water below.

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  • Threw large amounts of stuff onto the landing and started removing the real junk.

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  • white knuckle ride out of Gatwick, bad weather, plain bad landing at Sharm!

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  • Landing With retractable ladder giving access to a partly boarded loft with light point.

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  • viking lander 2 followed on the 3 rd September, landing in Utopia Planitia the Plain of Utopia.

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  • landing on D-day.

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  • Visible across the bay is Point Loma where a statue of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo commemorates the landing of the first European in 1542.

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  • From the hall, oak stairs lead up to the galleried landing from which there are fabulous views over the countryside.

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  • Who's made a lunar landing on the level?

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  • This appeared to be the perfect soft landing: prices did not drop.

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  • landing craft followed by news of my brother killed in Burma end of August.

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  • landing gear pick up points.

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  • landing strip.

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  • landing net handle or a piece of wood.

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  • landing jetty provide easy launching at all states of the tide.

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  • landing pad!

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  • The Apollo moon landing is topping many of these lists.

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  • Nadia's helicopter landing, for example, is a shot lifted from " Arrival " .

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  • Judging the height to dive a canopy into a swoop landing is not easy.

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  • For the next seven years Willie waited faithfully at the ferry landing for his owner to return.

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  • A US passenger flight from Heathrow to JFK made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport yesterday.

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  • MTB 26: [7] Sank on the morning of 19 Dec 1941 after attacking Japanese landing craft off Kowloon.

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  • Elliotts in Caversham made landing craft and plane wings.

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  • smaller landing craft; LCM, LCVP etc., were used during the Rhine Crossing of March 1945.

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  • The date for Overlord was pushed back to the end of May to allow for the building of more landing craft.

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  • landing gear test installations.

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  • Two large external pockets to hold landing net, rod pod and bank sticks.

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  • All anglers must have, and use a landing net.

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  • Anyone fishing for specimen carp or predators must have a large unhooking mat and large landing net.

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  • As we approached the landing strip, I could see the ground flying past, underneath us.

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  • Planes brought others of the privileged, settling on the new airstrip, which was ablaze with landing and fairy lights.

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  • Some general traffic rules for landing operations are as follows: Heavily loaded boats have right of way over lightly loaded or empty boats.

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  • lumbered out of the shadows, leaping the wall, landing next to me.

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  • Later, a maid went down to the landing, stowed away luncheon, water-bottles and costume word game in the canoe.

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  • Eve n m ore satisfying was that my landing was infinitely better tha n m y take-off!

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  • During the evaluation, one aircraft crashed in Arizona on approach to landing, killing 19 marines.

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  • On landing, lay them in the landing net on an unhooking mat, never on uncovered hard ground.

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  • There is a single foam mattress on the landing at the top of the stairs with room for a child to sleep.

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  • moon landing is topping many of these lists.

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  • mooring bollards which were used to secure boats to the landing stage.

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  • From the landing stage here the hardy tourist can either walk the mile and a half track into the mountains or hire a mule.

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  • Eve n m ore satisfying was that my landing was infinitely better tha n m ore satisfying was that my landing was infinitely better tha n m y take-off!

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  • The kits are suitable for a typical return landing and include newels, newel bases and newel caps also supplied as halves.

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  • oath of supremacy within two days of landing.

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  • orbiter missions would be followed by craft landing on Europa.

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  • overfly had overflown the landing site by four miles.

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  • overspendised that overspent trusts would be given a " soft landing " .

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  • The RAF also dropped dummy parachutists and firework devices in a dummy airborne landing at Yvetot, some 30 miles North of Le Havre.

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  • We'll attempt a landing at Coronation Island, known for its extensive moss beds, nesting penguins and beautiful snow petrels.

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  • The entrance from the stair landing is of a heavy and sumptuous Jacobean style with thick tapering pilasters.

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  • installing the piling that will form the edge of the lower landing stage.

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  • By Any Other Name Responding to a distress call from an Earth-like planet, a landing party from the Enterprise beams down to investigate.

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  • A hundred years ago Mousehole was a bustling port, crowded with local fishing boats, landing pilchards.

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  • A floating landing stage was added making a very presentable appearance.

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  • proprioceptive system prepared to create a stable landing?

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  • Jungle Holocaust A group of oil prospectors have a rough landing in their base camp on the Malaysian island of Mindanao.

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  • realizeilot, realizing that the last remaining engine is also failing, decides on a crash landing procedure.

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  • Landing in Greenwich Village NY, the urban folk revival was still in full swing.

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  • rubber dinghy, to the landing station below.

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  • Balanced elevator and balanced rudder Landing Gear: Cross axle type.

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  • Wildlife has remained scanty apart from the flying fish which have a habit of landing on the ship's deck overnight.

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  • Dry landing at the red beach frequented by sea lions.

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  • seaplane landing rights in Dubai Creek.

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  • space shuttle makes safe landing The space shuttle has landed safely back on Earth.

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  • Condition is very good, one landing skid has a small repair.

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  • It was the only landing place which we saw as we sailed pass all the steep cliffs and glacier snouts.

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  • Landing (in 1997) is on a very small snow cone.

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  • The Descent Module uses parachutes to slow its fall, enabling it to make a soft landing on dry land.

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  • A door from the landing provides access to the large roof top solarium where there is a BBQ.

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  • In Russian Bars, artists fly through the air with spectacular somersaults, landing on bars perched on the sturdy shoulders of catchers.

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  • Spark arresters can prevent spark arresters can prevent sparks from the flue landing on the thatch, however they must be cleaned regularly.

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  • split-level master bedroom with balcony, landing and a side access master bathroom.

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  • They climbed the stairs which laid to a landing with four doors.

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  • Stairs (with half landing) from sitting room leading up to: - Galleried Landing 7ft 6in x 7ft (including stairwell ).

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  • stairwell landing in Northallerton, West Yorkshire.

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  • The Admiral orders the carrier to light up for landing and ships forward are ordered to fire star shell and send up searchlight beams.

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  • Two external pockets for umbrella, landing net, rod pod, bank sticks etc. Padded adjustable carrying strap, padded carrying handle.

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  • Then he leaped into the air and flew toward the landing strip.

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  • stroke of halftime the curse of ankle injuries struck again, Higdon suffered this time by landing funny on his ankle.

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  • A long, luminous sunbeam fell across the landing, touching the edge of her hair till it glimmered like bronze afire.

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  • sundry in the box before hitting Hermann Hreidarsson and landing in the arms of Kirkland.

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  • talent contests, eventually landing a record deal with Fantasy in 1968.

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  • telegraphy cable landing in Comfortless Cove.

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  • One of the studies [3] recorded the average distance off-centre on landing up to 24 hours after smoking 19 mg THC.

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  • thrashing around in the dark in the hope of landing a winner.

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  • Imperceptibly at first, like a tiny spark landing on dry, forest tinder, his desire had ignited.

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  • The landing and all first floor rooms have been newly carpeted in a stylish neutral tone.

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  • Fortunately, the only a risk would be using the same logic for calculating a trajectory for landing a probe on Titan.

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  • An Airbus was filmed landing on Saturday 3rd June, with mock palm tress and fake " MIA " signs simulating the American airport.

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  • One room has a double bed and the other has twin beds and the bathroom is reached across the small landing.

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  • She sat unconcerned, watching the gerbils, I got out and she flew off, landing about thirty feet away.

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  • undershootSpitfire from the same squadron and base as above undershot the runway and hit the perimeter fence, landing after night flying practice.

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  • At the back of the market there are landing areas where the boats can quickly unload their catches.

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  • vortexng the latter stages of landing, it is possible for aircraft vortices to make contact with roofs of properties close to the Airport.

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  • Every landing was now noisy with servants, maids sped upstairs, flunkeys sped down, a butler waddled in a circle.

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  • Landing places near the City were at a premium and new wharves and warehouses were built to accommodate the growing trade.

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  • He studies the fishing ground and all other factors likely to enhance his chances of ` landing the whopper ' .

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  • Peter James went flying into the air when he hit the right hand bank and snapped a lower wishbone on landing.

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  • It has original jurisdiction in cases of habeas corpus, mandamus and prohibition, and appellate jurisdiction in cases involving a greater amount than one hundred dollars; concerning title or boundary of lands, probate of wills; the appointment or qualification of personal representatives, guardians, curators, committees, &c.; concerning a mill, roadway, ferry or landing; the right of a corporation or county to levy tolls or taxes; in cases of quo warranto, habeas corpus, mandamus, certiorari and prohibition, and all others involving freedom or the constitutionalit y of a law; in criminal cases where there has been a conviction for felony or misdemeanour in a circuit, criminal or intermediate court; and in cases relating to the public revenues.

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  • As the men were evidently determined to oppose any attempt at landing, a musket was discharged between them, in the hope that they would be frightened by the noise, but it produced no effect beyond causing one of them to drop his bundle of spears, of which, however, he immediately repossessed himself, and with his comrade resumed the same menacing attitude.

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  • A commission was given him as adjutant-general in the French army, which he hoped might protect him from the penalty of treason in the event of capture by the English; though he himself claimed the authorship of a proclamation said to have been issued by the United Irishmen, enjoining that all Irishmen taken with arms in their hands in the British service should be instantly shot; and he supported a project for landing a thousand criminals in England, who were to be commissioned to burn Bristol and commit any other atrocity in their power.

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  • One of these under Humbert succeeded in landing a force in Killala Bay, and gained some success in Connaught before it was subdued by Lake and Cornwallis, Wolfe Tone's brother Matthew being captured, tried by court-martial, and hanged; a second, accompanied by Napper Tandy (q.v.), came to disaster on the coast of Donegal; while Wolfe Tone took part in a third, under Admiral Bompard, with General Hardy in command of a force of about 3000 men, which encountered an English squadron near Lough Swilly on the 12th of October 1798.

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  • Tasman sailed from Batavia in 1642, and on the 24th of November sighted high land in 42° 30' S., which was named van Diemen's Land, and after landing there proceeded to the discovery of the western coast of New Zealand; at first called Staten Land, and supposed to be connected with the Antarctic continent from which this voyage proved New Holland to be separated.

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  • Landing at Lyndantse (the modern Reval) in north Esthonia, Valdemar at once received the submission of the inhabitants, but three days later was treacherously attacked in his camp and only saved from utter destruction by his own personal valour and the descent from heaven, at the critical moment, of a red banner with a white cross on it, the Dannebrog (Danes' Cloth), of which we now hear for the first time, and which henceforth was to precede the Danish armies to victory till its capture by the Ditmarshers, three hundred years later.

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  • c. 13 empowered the Privy Council to prohibit the landing of animals from any country in respect of which the circumstances were not such as to afford reasonable security against the introduction of foot-and-mouth disease.

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  • The war of the Second Coalition having brought about the expulsion of the French from Italy, the Directors were exposed to a storm of indignation in France, not unmixed with contempt; and this state of public opinion enabled the young conqueror within a month of his landing at Frejus (9th of October 1799) easily to prevail over the Directory and the elective councils of the nation.

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  • Tacitus, in describing the attack made on the island of Mona (Anglesea) by the Romans under Suetonius Paulinus, represents the legionaries as being awestruck on landing by the appearance of a band of Druids, who, with hands uplifted towards heaven, poured forth terrible imprecations on the heads of the invaders.

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  • Vincent Oge, one of the mulatto delegates in Paris, disgusted at the overthrow of the hopes of his race, returned to San Domingo, and on landing in October 1790 addressed a letter to the governor announcing his intention of taking up arms on behalf of the mulattoes if their wrongs were not redressed.

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  • The story of the first Atlantic cable is told elsewhere (see Telegraph), and it must suffice here to say that in 1858, after two disappointments, Bright successfully accomplished what to many had seemed an impossible feat, and within a few days of landing the Irish end of the line at Valentia he was knighted in Dublin.

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  • Landing at Hamburg in the January following, he spent some time there in the company of his friends Madame de Geniis and Reinhard; and when party rancour continued to abate at Paris, he returned thither in September.

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  • Finding themselves without warrant in a region beyond their patent, and threatened with the desertion of disaffected members of their company (probably all servants or men of the " lesser " sort) unless concessions were made to these, they drew up and signed before landing a democratic compact of government which is accounted the earliest written constitution in history.'

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  • His government was supported by a small party (largely an Anglican Church party), but was intensely unpopular with the bulk of the people; and - it is a disputed question, whether before or after news arrived of the landing in England of William of Orange - in April 1689 the citizens of Boston rose in revolution, deposed Andros, imprisoned him and re-established their old colonial form of government.

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  • Landing from a small boat, with one or two native followers, at the confluence of the Niger and Benue, he chose Lokoja as the base of his future operations, it being the site of the model farm established by the expedition sent by the British government in 1841, and abandoned within a twelvemonth on the death of most of the white settlers (see Capt.

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  • On the Pacific, however, there were great gains; long-established plans for obtaining a port in China which might serve as a base for the growing trade at Tientsin were carried out at the end of 1897; the murder of two Catholic missionaries was made the pretext for landing troops in the bay of Kiao-chau; and in amends China granted the lease of some 50 sq.

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  • 55° S.) the ship reached Adelie Land, discovered by D'Urville in 1840, and effected a landing in Commonwealth Bay, the position of which was subsequently fixed by wireless time-signals as lat.

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  • and 117° 10' W., and flows north-east as far as Athabasca Landing, and thence north into Lake Athabasca.

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  • It was in this harbour that the "Mayflower" compact (see Massachusetts) was drawn up and signed by the Pilgrims before they proceeded to Plymouth, in 1620; here John Carver was chosen the first governor of Plymouth Colony, and Provincetown was the first landing place (on Saturday the 11th [o.s.] of November) of the Pilgrims in the New World.

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  • These measures of repression aroused great indignation in Europe, and led first to the intervention of the English, French and Russian squadrons (see Navarino, Battle Of), and then to the landing of a French expeditionary force.

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  • Another breathless climb brought our adventurers to a third landing where there was a rift in the mountain.

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  • Our favourite walk was to Keller's Landing, an old tumbledown lumber-wharf on the Tennessee River, used during the Civil War to land soldiers.

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  • Keller's Landing was used during the war to land troops, but has long since gone to pieces, and is overgrown with moss and weeds.

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  • "Princess Drubetskaya to see Prince Vasili Sergeevich," he called to a footman dressed in knee breeches, shoes, and a swallow-tail coat, who ran downstairs and looked over from the halfway landing.

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  • "Perhaps the count did not ask for me," said Pierre when he reached the landing.

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  • On the landing below, Philip, the footman, stood looking scared and holding another candle.

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  • The mirrors on the landing reflected ladies in white, pale-blue, and pink dresses, with diamonds and pearls on their bare necks and arms.

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  • He went along the whole length of this passage to the stairs and, frowning and rubbing his forehead with both hands, went down as far as the first landing.

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  • From the landing where Pierre stood there was a second staircase leading to the back entrance.

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  • It was anticipated that the Japanese would make a landing here to regroup for a final attack on Singapore.

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  • From the top they descend through the tube and channels riding on a rubber dinghy, to the landing station below.

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  • Wildlife has remained scanty apart from the flying fish which have a habit of landing on the ship 's deck overnight.

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  • Among the memorabilia you see as you wander around the mansion is the initial 1938 British request for seaplane landing rights in Dubai Creek.

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  • Dining Area: Landing: With access to loft space, shelved airing cupboard housing insulated hot water cylinder.

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  • Six steps down from Smythe 's landing the man in shirt sleeves was doing something with a pail.

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  • Space shuttle makes safe landing The space shuttle has landed safely back on Earth.

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  • Spark arresters can prevent sparks from the flue landing on the thatch, however they must be cleaned regularly.

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  • The middle floor has a split-level master bedroom with balcony, landing and a side access master bathroom.

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  • Stairs (with half landing) from sitting room leading up to: - Galleried Landing 7ft 6in x 7ft (including stairwell).

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  • Old furniture A photo of a 17th or 18th century carved chair found in a hotel stairwell landing in Northallerton, West Yorkshire.

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  • Just before the stroke of halftime the curse of ankle injuries struck again, Higdon suffered this time by landing funny on his ankle.

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  • A curling free-kick from Reid beat all and sundry in the box before hitting Hermann Hreidarsson and landing in the arms of Kirkland.

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  • The old Cable & Wireless telegraphy cable landing in Comfortless Cove.

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  • Or equally we could say we clearly are just thrashing around in the dark in the hope of landing a winner.

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  • The gargoyle leaped through, landing with a thud on the floor.

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  • The island remains a strategic location in the North Pacific Ocean and serves as an emergency landing location for transpacific flights.

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  • Another Spitfire from the same squadron and base as above undershot the runway and hit the perimeter fence, landing after night flying practice.

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  • In 1998, the cruise ship industry denied landing rights to a vessel chartered by 900 gay vacationers.

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  • During the latter stages of landing, it is possible for aircraft vortices to make contact with roofs of properties close to the Airport.

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  • The landing has a good sized walk-in storage cupboard with shelving.

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  • CHINA A very authentic looking Chinese landing dock and white-knuckle roller coaster called Dragon Khan.

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  • He studies the fishing ground and all other factors likely to enhance his chances of ` landing the whopper '.

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  • Remember your baby or toddler needs to drink during take-off and landing to avoid ear problems.

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  • You will make a better decision based on information and research, landing a deal that will not hurt your bank account.

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  • Cats seem to possess an inborn ability to finagle their way out of harmful situations, and one of the manifestations of this ability is the act of landing on all four feet after a fall.

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  • Visit the official opt-out website and fill out the form to stop prescreened offers from landing in your mailbox.

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  • If you have hardwood or tile floors in your master bedroom, a large area rug placed under the bed with about 3 feet extra on either side will give your feet a soft, warm landing in the morning.

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  • You can increase your likelihood of landing a major deal if you time your shopping strategically.

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  • However, there is plenty to be aware of before striking out toward landing your dream agent.

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  • The best chance for landing a great job will go to those who are licensed to provide a wide range of services or specialties.

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  • Totally and completely free, the landing page claims that you can be browsing singles in 30 seconds.

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  • Landing the interview is only the first part of getting a job.

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