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menace

menace Sentence Examples

  • He's a menace to everything.

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  • The menace in his voice made her want to leave even more.

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  • His letter shows that he considered the rise of Assyria a menace to himself.

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  • Moshesh continued to menace the Free State border.

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  • Moshesh continued to menace the Free State border.

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  • Texcoco is now connected with the new drainage works of the capital and is no longer a menace to its population through inundations and pestilential fevers.

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  • But if first principles are disregarded, and a follower of hounds believes in the system "it doesn't matter how you ride so long as you stick on," he will not only always be a "sight" but a menace in the hunting field.

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  • Napoleon was determined to destroy the oligarchical government, and seized the pretext that Venice was hostile to him and a menace to his line of retreat while engaged in his Austrian campaign of 1797.

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  • Whether as a result of his fear of the rivalry of Jem, or of his personal character, Bayezid showed little of the aggressive spirit of his warlike predecessors; and Machiavelli said that another such sultan would cause Turkey to cease being a menace to Europe.

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  • Control over many of the outlying districts was lost, and the elements of disorder on the British frontier were a standing menace to the peace of the country.

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  • Control over many of the outlying districts was lost, and the elements of disorder on the British frontier were a standing menace to the peace of the country.

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  • The French element he thought a menace to Canada's future, and partly for this reason he desired all the provinces to unite so that the British element should be dominant.

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  • In the case of wealthy bishoprics or abbacies this involved a serious menace to the secular authority.

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  • No real attempt has ever been made to observe the decree, and indeed observance has been impossible seeing the dangers which never cease to menace the empire.

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  • No real attempt has ever been made to observe the decree, and indeed observance has been impossible seeing the dangers which never cease to menace the empire.

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  • On his return Bruce addressed himself to the siege of Berwick, a standing menace to Scotland.

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  • During their stay there they had inflicted a severe defeat on the Zulus under Dingaan (December 1838), an event which, following on the flight of Mosilikatze, greatly strengthened the position of Moshesh, whose power became a menace to that of the emigrant farmers.

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  • During their stay there they had inflicted a severe defeat on the Zulus under Dingaan (December 1838), an event which, following on the flight of Mosilikatze, greatly strengthened the position of Moshesh, whose power became a menace to that of the emigrant farmers.

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  • In 1818 she addressed a pathetic letter to the powers assembled at the congress of Aix, petitioning for Napoleon's release, on the ground that his mortal illness had removed any possibility of his ever again becoming a menace to the world's peace.

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  • It is often stated, as if it were incontrovertible, that conscription and large standing armies are a menace to peace, and yet, although throughout the civilized world, except in the British Empire and the United States, conscription is the system employed for the recruiting of the national forces of both defence and offence, few of these countries show any particular disposition to make war.

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  • It was a menace to his empire on the south, the occasional ally of the Franks and the home of the unorthodox caliphs.

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  • It was a menace to his empire on the south, the occasional ally of the Franks and the home of the unorthodox caliphs.

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  • In Venice the result of this menace was a decided reaction towards Byzantium.

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  • In this revocation the Apocalyptist saw the menace of a famine of the necessaries of life, while the luxuries would remain unaffected.

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  • He was soon regarded once more as a menace to the peace of Germany, and of the three alternatives presented to him by the emperor in 1188 he rejected the idea of making a formal renunciation of his claim, or of participating in the crusade, and chose exile, going again to England in 1189.

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  • Its contents relate to the destruction of the world through war and natural catastrophes - for the heathen a source of menace and fear, but for the persecuted people of God one of admonition and comfort.

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  • For a century they were a menace not only to the peace of the Church but to that of the empire.

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  • Three guards surrounded Rissa, whose writhing, squealing horse was as much of a menace to her as the attackers flooding from the forest.

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  • The interest of the place centres in the castle dominating the town, which was built in the 11th century by William of Argues; his nephew, William the Conqueror, regarding it as a menace to his own power, besieged and occupied it.

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  • As Prime Minister Poincare aimed at safeguarding the interests of France abroad, especially against the menace of the Triple Alliance, and at strengthening her at home by firm government and the restoration of social discipline.

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  • Moreover, the menace of attack on the Zulu side was a serious one, however able the Boers may have been to meet a foe who fought in the open, and who had been beaten by them in previous wars.

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  • the Turkish menace gave little anxiety to the court of Buda, Bayezid being no warrior, while Selim's energies were claimed exclusively by the East, so that he was glad to renew the triennial truce with Hungary as often as it expired.

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  • The chief work was executed at the south-west angle, where the columns of the arcade had become so broken and distorted as to menace the safety of the whole building.

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  • The chief work was executed at the south-west angle, where the columns of the arcade had become so broken and distorted as to menace the safety of the whole building.

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  • Kiejstut ruled the western portion of the land where the Teutonic Knights were a constant menace, while Olgierd drove the Tatar hordes out of the southeastern steppes, and compelled them to seek a refuge in the Crimea.

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  • He had now become an open menace to the parliamentary Republic. Had Boulanger immediately placed himself at the head of a revolt he might at this moment have effected the coup d'etat which the intriguers had worked for, and might not improbably have made himself master of France; but the favourable opportunity passed.

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  • Only after his death did the Ottoman empire become a menace to Christendom.

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  • Only after his death did the Ottoman empire become a menace to Christendom.

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  • He perceived at once that it was the only way of counteracting the restlessness of the sultan's protégés, the Protestant princes of Transylvania, whose undisciplined hordes, scarcely less savage than their allies the Turks and Tatars, were a perpetual menace both to Austria and to Poland.

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  • But the work of Blair and Lyon had not been in vain, and the mere menace of Fremont's advance sufficed to clear the state, while General John Pope, by vigorous action in the field and able civil administration, restored order and quiet in the northern part of the state.

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  • The emperor had refused to complete the humiliation of the family of John Frederick; he had embarked upon a course of action which boded danger to the elector's Lutheran subjects, and his increased power was a menace to the position of Maurice.

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  • He did not condemn the temporal power of the popes in plain terms, but both his writings and his conduct proved that that power was in his opinion difficult to reconcile with the spiritual mission of the papacy, and was, moreover, a menace to the future of the institution.

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

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  • While it is true that the building of railways, the opening of mines, the growth of the lumber industry and the settlement of frontier lands by hardy pioneers was rapidly promoted by this policy, it also resulted naturally in the accumulation of great wealth in the hands of a comparatively few men who were controlling lumber, coal, oil and railway transportation in a way that was believed to be a menace to the public welfare.

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  • The most important was the repeal of the silver legislation, which had been a growing menace for fifteen years.

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  • they began to move westwards, for about 420 we find them in Transoxiana, and for the next 130 years they were a menace to Persia, which they continually and successfully invaded, though they never held it as a conquest.

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  • Hoping to gain active support from the Vatican, Ostojic renounced Bogomilism, and persecuted his former co-religionists, until the menace of an insurrection forced him to grant an amnesty.

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  • In 1421 Filippo Maria Visconti, who had succeeded in reconquering most of Lombardy, seized Forli; this induced the Florentines to declare war on him, as they regarded his New war approach as a menace to their territory in spite of the with the opposition of the peace party led by Giovanni de' Visconti Medici.

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  • Owing to this menace of the enemy and disputes over very urgent questions the Provisional National Assembly was elected with difficulty, but in session at Kaunas (Kovno) from Jan.

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  • Instinctively a portion of their line worked to the left to face this new menace, and the front thus became dangerously extended.

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  • The absence of preparations came to be felt more strongly with the rapid growth of the submarine menace, for the depth and number of the entrances made it a serious problem to establish adequate defences.

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  • Cromwell wisely inclined towards France, for Spain was then a greater menace than France alike to the Protestant cause and to the growth of British trade in the western hemisphere; but as no concessions could be gained from either France or Spain, the year 1654 closed without a treaty being made with either.

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  • The external menace to their independence had welded together the place and the people; the same pressure had brought about the fusion of the conflicting parties in the lagoon townships into one homogeneous whole.

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  • Its professed object was to clear Rome of the large number of pauper citizens, who formed a standing menace to peace.

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  • Thereupon Great Britain, partly to secure the route to the East via the Suez Canal, which the occupation of the country by another power might menace, occupied Zaila, Berbera and Bulhar, officials being sent from Aden to govern the ports.

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  • Kuwet was not formally placed under British protection, but it was officially announced by the government on the 5th of May 1903 " that the establishment of a naval base or fortified port in the Persian Gulf by any other power would be regarded as a very grave menace to British interests which would certainly be resisted with all the means at its disposal."

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  • But the real menace to the Latin kingdom lay in northern Syria; and here a power was eventually destined to rise, which outstripped the kings of Jerusalem in the race for Cairo, and then - with the northern and southern boundaries of Jerusalem in its control - was able to crush the kingdom as it were between the two arms of a vice.

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  • The plot would never have been a menace to Austria but for her treatment of the conspirators.

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  • The plot would never have been a menace to Austria but for her treatment of the conspirators.

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  • He was a menace.

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  • It was impossible fully to carry out this menace.

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  • Thus in lieu of the German appeared the Bolshevist menace.

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  • Later in the century the rapid development of Athenian trade and naval power became a serious menace.

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  • All the while that Fulk the Young and Geoffrey the Handsome were carrying on the work of extending the countship of Anjou, they did not neglect to strengthen their authority at home, to which the unruliness of the barons was a menace.

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  • from the Straits, a danger to the Downs and a constant menace to British transports and trade in the Channel.

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  • But the Tatars themselves were a standing menace to the republic. In the open field, indeed, they were generally defeated (e.g.

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  • His position as possessor of the Alpine passes, as an ally of the Avars, and as son-in-law of the Lombard king Desiderius, was so serious a menace to the Frankish kingdom that Charlemagne determined to crush him.

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  • It was gradually recognized that the masses of water which collected wherever peat-digging had been carried on were an unnecessary menace to the neighbouring lands, and also that a more enduring source of profit lay in the bed of the fertile sea-clay under the peat.

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  • wish to destroy a body which, with its privileged position and international financial and military organization, constituted a possible menace to the state.

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  • around being then only three fathoms deep. Lying in the fairway of vessels making or leaving the Tay and Forth, besides ports farther north, it was a constant menace to navigation.

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  • His arming of the forts at Alexandria was held to constitute a menace to the British fleet.

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  • The welfare of the Empire was asserted to be its object, but a body of ~nd of which Napoleon was the protector existed, of course, the Holy for no other purpose than to be a menace to Austria I~oma,i and Prussia.

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  • The Confederation of the Rhine, however, was a menace to Prussia too serious to be neglected; and Frederick Williams hesitations were suddenly ended by Napoleons contemptuous violation of Prussian territory in marching three French brigades through Ansbach without leave asked.

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  • In spite of the ring-fence of censors, and custom-house officers, there was danger Metier- of the Liberal infection spreading to Austria, with nich and disintegrating results; and the pose of the tsar as~ the con- protector of German liberties was a perpetual menace.

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  • At the menace of her armaments, concentrated on the Rhine, Napoleon had stopped dead in the full career of victory; Austria, in the eyes of German men, had been placed under an obligation to her rival; and Italy realized the emergence of a new military power, whose interests in antagonism to Austria were identical with her own.

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  • stitution of the Confederation and drawing the German states closer together on a Liberal basis; the moment seemed singularly inopportune for Prussia, which had not shown herself particularly zealous for the common interests, to menace the other German governments by increasing her separate armaments.

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  • These qualities, combined with the open criticism of the institutions of marriage, of monarchy, and of all forms of private property, joined to the deliberate attempt to stir up class hatred, which was indeed an essential part of their policy, caused a widespread feeling that the Social Democrats were a serious menace to civilization.

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  • At Berlin powerful influences, notably that of Herr von Holsteinthat mysterious omnipotence behind the throne were working for this end; the crippling of Russia seemed too favorable an opportunity to be neglected for crushing the menace cf French armaments.

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  • The discontent created at the time by the provision of the treaty of Paris as confirmed by the congress of Vienna had doubtless no slight share in keeping alive in Genoa the republican spirit which, through the influence of a young Genoese citizen, Joseph Mazzini, assumed forms of permanent menace not only to the Sardinian monarchy but to all the established governments of the peninsula.

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  • The question of the annexation of Bavaria by conquest or exchange had occupied the minds of Austrian statesmen throughout the century: it would not only have removed a perpetual menace to the peace of Austria, but would have given to the Habsburg monarchy an overwhelming strength in South Germany.

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  • Russian control of the Danube was a far more serious menace to Austria than the neighbourhood of the decadent Empire.

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  • The advance of the Russian army on Constantinople, however, was a serious menace to Austrian influence; Andrassy therefore demanded that the terms of peace should be submitted to a European conference, which he suggested should meet at Vienna.

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  • The miserable state of public finances and the depression of trade doubtless helped to induce them to perform a duty which they ought to have performed from the first; but their chief motive was the desire to escape the menace of universal suffrage or, at least, to make sure that it would be introduced in such a form as to safeguard Magyar supremacy over the other Hungarian races.

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  • The Ethiopian rule of the XXVth Dynasty was now firmly established, and the resources of the two countries together might have been employed in conquest in Syria and Phoenicia; but at this very time the Assyrian empire, risen to the highest pitch of military greatness, began to menace Egypt.

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  • would practically become a mare clausum in the possession of Turkey and a standing menace to the security ofthe trade route to the East.

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  • The considered policy of the British Government was embodied in 1903 in Lord Lansdowne's declaration in the House of Lords that " we should regard the establishment of a naval base or a fortified port in the Persian Gulf by any other Power as a very grave menace to British interests, and we should certainly resist it by all the means at our disposal."

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  • The Austrians were left in Flanders, a menace and a danger.

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  • Abu'l-Saraya, who even struck money in Kufa, began to menace the capital, when Hasan b.

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  • Certain it is that though the unprejudiced must admit that exclusion has not been at all an unmixed blessing, yet the consensus of opinion is that a large population, non-citizen and non-assimilable, sending - it is said - most of their earnings to China, living in the main meanly at best, and practically without wives, children or homes, is socially and economically a menace outweighing the undoubted convenience of cheaper (and frequently more trustworthy) menial labour than the other population affords.

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  • In 1784 he bitterly attacked the establishment of the order of the Cincinnati on the ground that it was a dangerous menace to democratic institutions.

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  • The preponderance of France Innocent regarded as a menace to Europe.

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  • It was, however, so often captured by the English that it became a menace rather than a protection, and the townsfolk demolished it in 1409.

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  • 1., Ii.); and Nebuchadrezzar sought by every means great fortifications, canals and so forthto secure his empire against the menace from the north.

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  • Frere, believing that the Zulu power was a standing menace to the peace of South Africa, and that delay in dealing with Cetywayo would only increase the danger, sent an ultimatum to the chief in November 1878.

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  • The means of mitigating the damage done by this disease are (i) the selection of varieties found to resist its attacks; (2) the collection and destruction of diseased tubers so that none are left in the soil to become a menace to future crops; (3) care that no tubers showing traces of the disease are planted; (4) spraying with Bordeaux mixture at intervals from midsummer onwards.

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  • The most urgent matter which confronted the king - or the group of statesmen, led by Joao das Regras and the " Holy Constable " who inspired his policy - was the menace of Castilian aggression.

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  • The return of Prince Korybutovic and the menace of a German invasion soon reunited the Bohemians, who gained a decisive victory over the Germans at Aussig in 1426.

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  • It appeared therefore as a menace to the Lutherans - and all the more advanced Utraquists had now embraced that creed - as well as to the Bohemian Brethren.

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  • Upon Milan and the cities of western Lombardy the hand of Attila seems to have weighed more lightly, plundering rather than utterly destroying; and at last when Pope Leo I., at the head of a deputation of Romall senators, appeared in his camp on the banks of the Mincio, entreating him not to pursue his victorious career to the gates of Rome, he yielded to their entreaties and consented to cross the Alps, with a menace, however, of future return, should the wrongs of Honoria remain unredressed.

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  • The rivalries between the most powerful of these - the duke of Burgundy, who during the king's attacks of madness practically ruled the country, and the duke of Orleans - were a constant menace to peace.

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  • The Malabar pirates, though the city itself was too strong for them, were a constant menace to its 1 Hunter, Hist.

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  • A halfpenny was expected from every one to whom these were exhibited, and bad luck was thought to menace the household not visited by the doll-bearers before Christmas Eve at the latest.

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  • Louis XIV., moreover, though prepared to quarrel with the pope in the matter of his own authority over the Gallican Church, was a bigoted upholder of Catholic orthodoxy, and Protestants saw in his political ambitions a menace to their religion.

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  • In the beginning of 1859 diplomatists were alarmed at the~ language addressed by the emperor of the French to the Austrian ambassador at Paris, which seemed to breathe, the menace of a rupture.

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  • He belonged to the powerful landed aristocracy of Asia Minor, whose pretensions were a perpetual menace to the throne.

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  • Irish disaffection had long been astir; the Fenian menace looked formidable not only in Ireland but in England also.

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  • Partly for the defence of the kingdoms and partly to overawe the freebooters and mosstroopers who were a perpetual menace to the peace until they were suppressed in the 17th century, castles were erected at various points on both sides of the border.

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  • In defence of this it may be urged that he hoped to strengthen the empire by reviving the old religion, and that the church as an independent state over whose inner life at least he possessed no influence, appeared to be a standing menace to his authority.

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  • But for some years before, as well as after, the outbreak of the World War, he uttered frequent warnings against the " German Menace."

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  • Botha, in July 1915, removed the German menace to Angola and gave the province the British (South Africans) as neighbours on the south.

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  • But although this band of free-lances was a menace to Mr Redmond's authority and to the solidarity of the " pledge-bound" Irish parliamentary party, the two sections did not differ in their desire to get rid of the " veto " of the House of Lords, which they recognized as the standing obstacle to Home Rule, and which it was the avowed policy of the government to abolish.

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  • It was opposed by Austria as tending to create a new and formidable Slavonic nation within the Dual Monarchy, and by Hungary as a menace to Magyar predominance in Transleithania.

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  • Any deprivation or supersession of the count might impoverish, dispossess or ruin the vassals of the entire county; so that all, vassals or officials, small and great, feeling their danger, united their efforts, and lent each other mutual assistance against the permanent menace of an overweening monarchy.

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  • It is true she had dec e finitely freed her territory from the stranger, and qu~ces of through the sorrows of defeat and the menace of the Nun- disruption had fortified her national solidarity, and dred defined her patriotism, still involved in and not yet dissociated from loyalty to the monarchy.

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  • Between the popular League and the menace of the Protestants it was a question whether the new monarch was to be powerless Tb in his turn.

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  • Despite the queens express prohibition, the insurrectionary assembly of the Chambre Saint Louis criticized the whole financial system, founded as it was upon usury, claimed the right of voting taxes, respect for individual liberty, and the suppression of the intendants, who were a menace to the new bureaucratic feudalism.

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  • The scarcity of money due to the discrediting of the assignats, the cessation of commerce, abroad and on the sea, and the bad harvest of 1793, were added to all these dangers, and formed a serious menace to France and the Convention.

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  • In order to win back public opinion, tired of internecine quarrels and sickened by the scandalous Aggressive immorality of the generals and of those in power, policy and to remove from Paris an army which after having of the given them a fresh lease of life was now a menace to Directory.

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  • But the army continued a menace.

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  • On the 21st of June he was finally examined under menace of torture; but he continued to maintain his assertion that after its condemnation by the Congregation of the Index, he had never held the Copernican theory.

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  • When the powers moved against the Egyptians in 1840, Beirut had recently been occupied in force by Ibrahim as a menace to the Druses; but he was easily driven out after a destructive bombardment by Admiral Sir Robert Stopford (1768-1847).

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  • The establishment of Charles's brother, Philip the Bold, in the duchy of Burgundy, though it constituted in the event a serious menace to the monarchy, put an end to the king of Navarre's ambitions in that direction.

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  • He's a menace to everything.

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  • Three guards surrounded Rissa, whose writhing, squealing horse was as much of a menace to her as the attackers flooding from the forest.

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  • He was a menace.

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  • A menace to the worlds that would destroy then be destroyed?

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  • The menace in his voice made her want to leave even more.

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  • Like ' Menace ' it has undeniable style and flair which somewhat belies the sledgehammer subtle social agenda.

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  • Verdict: Huge white paw prints on the ground do not betoken the menace that might be expected.

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  • booger menace what is going on is a shared imaginary social world.

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  • You have these army brats taking on an alien menace and it is all out survival for the human species.

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  • To the south of the city, a Russian bridgehead of equal menace had spewed forth hundreds of tanks on November 20.

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  • brooding menace, or something.

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  • Here are some of my latest articles: The menace of bendy busses Should speed limits be reduced?

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  • Marriage A Menace Apparently for a person to get married is like burning the candle at both ends.

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  • To tackle the menace, ministers promised a crackdown on poor hygiene with hospitals ranked in a league table of cleanliness.

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  • Jesus goes on to heal the Gadarene demoniacs: thereby Jesus removes their menace to travelers and opens up local transport routes.

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  • The Bill will also crackdown on the menace of uninsured driving.

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  • escaper escaping relatively unscathed from The Phantom Menace, Portman herself suffers somewhat in this film.

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  • His deeply expressive throaty voice; tender, vulnerable with underlying menace - soul plugged.

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  • In direct military menace terms, his scaremongering is completely farcical.

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  • His scenes of murder and self flagellation adding a disturbing menace missing from the pictures tempo.

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  • Ed Lauter is also good as the Warden's chief henchman Captain Knauer, bringing a real menace to the guards.

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  • Although the capability was then recessed and the menace not so imminent, mature opinion in Pakistan already recognized the need for restraint.

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  • lurked a quiet menace - as exemplified in poems such as The Horses.

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  • The masculine image of contemporary queer fashion thus embodies the eroticism of maleness without the violent menace of heterosexual machismo.

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  • menace of bendy busses Should speed limits be reduced?

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  • menace of terrorism.

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  • I guess there must have been an atmosphere of brooding menace, or something.

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  • It was traditional in form but beneath the surface there lurked a quiet menace - as exemplified in poems such as The Horses.

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  • Both sides fully agreed on the need to combat the menace of terrorism.

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  • What's needed is a raft of co-ordinated measures to tackle this modern menace.

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  • Here the gathered nobles allied themselves to fight the growing menace of the pagan Danes, the Vikings.

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  • menace posed by pedophiles, there are occasions when rules become nonsensical.

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  • May 2001: " phantom menace " Wandsworth Guardian.

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  • That's what wind turbines are: an alien menace not welcome on our shores or hills.

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  • It tells the story of a competition between two shopkeepers and neighbors, until the fascist menace makes them become friends.

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  • The main fraud was the notion that marihuana was a deadly menace.

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  • Burke was a constant menace throughout the game setting up both goals.

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  • Churchill set up a Battle of the Atlantic committee to look for answers to the U-boat menace.

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  • menace have the menacing tone of an unknown quantity.

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  • menace, the deep menacing shadow of huge cliffs swallows mine.

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  • most moviegoers enjoyed Attack of the Clones better than director George Lucas ' previous film (Episode I: The Phantom Menace ).

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  • nitrous oxide emitted from vehicles is a growing menace.

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  • phantom menace " Wandsworth Guardian.

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  • They too released the animals once they became rebellious, adding to the menace.

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  • Duped and intimidated by the old rogue and the menace of Josie.

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  • Mr Maclean said: " Stalking is a menace to society and a terrible scourge to the lives of victims.

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  • slack water there is always a sense of menace!

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  • diesel spills on road surfaces are a menace to anyone on two wheels.

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  • Like the Phantom Menace DVD before it, the Clones DVD features menus themed around locations found in the film.

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  • unreasonable to suggest that, even with their cushion, the menace of dropping into the bottom two is ominous.

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  • It was impossible fully to carry out this menace.

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  • Cromwell wisely inclined towards France, for Spain was then a greater menace than France alike to the Protestant cause and to the growth of British trade in the western hemisphere; but as no concessions could be gained from either France or Spain, the year 1654 closed without a treaty being made with either.

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  • It was, however, expected that the chiefs of the Left, upon attaining office, would turn resolutely towards Prussia in search of a guarantee against the Clerical menace embodied in the rgime of Marshal Macmahon.

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  • Even had this circumstance been known at the time, it could scarcely have mitigated the intense resentment of the whole Italian nation at an event which was considered tantamount not only to the destruction of Italian aspirations to Tunisia, but to the ruin of the interests of the numerous Italian colony and to a constant menace against the security of the Sicilian and south Italian coasts.

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  • On the occasion of the incident raised by Goblet with regard to Massawa, Bismarck made it clear to France that, in case of complications, Italy would not stand alone; and when in February I 888 a strong French fleet appeared to menace the Italian coast, the British Mediterranean squadron demonstrated its readiness to support Italian naval dispositions.

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

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  • (See also Poland: History.) Before the Eastern menace had been entirely removed the ambitious Moscow princes had begun to look with envious eyes beyond their western frontier.

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  • On his return Bruce addressed himself to the siege of Berwick, a standing menace to Scotland.

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  • Hitherto he had been wont to pose as a disbeliever in the German menace, and an advocate of reductions in British armaments.

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  • The absence of preparations came to be felt more strongly with the rapid growth of the submarine menace, for the depth and number of the entrances made it a serious problem to establish adequate defences.

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  • they began to move westwards, for about 420 we find them in Transoxiana, and for the next 130 years they were a menace to Persia, which they continually and successfully invaded, though they never held it as a conquest.

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  • In Venice the result of this menace was a decided reaction towards Byzantium.

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  • The external menace to their independence had welded together the place and the people; the same pressure had brought about the fusion of the conflicting parties in the lagoon townships into one homogeneous whole.

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  • Napoleon was determined to destroy the oligarchical government, and seized the pretext that Venice was hostile to him and a menace to his line of retreat while engaged in his Austrian campaign of 1797.

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  • But the real menace to the Latin kingdom lay in northern Syria; and here a power was eventually destined to rise, which outstripped the kings of Jerusalem in the race for Cairo, and then - with the northern and southern boundaries of Jerusalem in its control - was able to crush the kingdom as it were between the two arms of a vice.

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  • The central idea of his teaching was that naval supremacy is the condition precedent of all vigorous military offensive across the seas, and, conversely, that no vigorous military offensive can be undertaken across the seas until the naval force of the enemy has been accounted for - either destroyed or defeated and compelled to withdraw to the shelter of its own ports, or at least driven from the seas by the menace of a force it dare not encounter in the open.

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  • Its professed object was to clear Rome of the large number of pauper citizens, who formed a standing menace to peace.

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  • Thereupon Great Britain, partly to secure the route to the East via the Suez Canal, which the occupation of the country by another power might menace, occupied Zaila, Berbera and Bulhar, officials being sent from Aden to govern the ports.

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  • For a century they were a menace not only to the peace of the Church but to that of the empire.

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  • Hoping to gain active support from the Vatican, Ostojic renounced Bogomilism, and persecuted his former co-religionists, until the menace of an insurrection forced him to grant an amnesty.

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  • the Turkish menace gave little anxiety to the court of Buda, Bayezid being no warrior, while Selim's energies were claimed exclusively by the East, so that he was glad to renew the triennial truce with Hungary as often as it expired.

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  • Moreover, the menace of attack on the Zulu side was a serious one, however able the Boers may have been to meet a foe who fought in the open, and who had been beaten by them in previous wars.

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  • The persistent attempt of the South African Republic to assert its full independence, culminating in a formal denial of British suzerainty, made it additionally incumbent on Great Britain to carry its point as to the Uitlander grievances, while, from Mr Kruger's point of view, the admission of the Uitlanders to real political rights meant the doom of his oligarchical regime, and appeared in the light of a direct menace to Boer supremacy.

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  • (See Aubusson, Pierre D'.) So long as Jem lived he was a perpetual menace to the sultan's peace, and there was considerable rivalry among the sovereigns of Europe for the possession of so valuable an instrument for bringing pressure to bear upon the Porte for the purpose of extracting money or concessions.

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  • Whether as a result of his fear of the rivalry of Jem, or of his personal character, Bayezid showed little of the aggressive spirit of his warlike predecessors; and Machiavelli said that another such sultan would cause Turkey to cease being a menace to Europe.

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  • His letter shows that he considered the rise of Assyria a menace to himself.

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  • Its contents relate to the destruction of the world through war and natural catastrophes - for the heathen a source of menace and fear, but for the persecuted people of God one of admonition and comfort.

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  • In 1421 Filippo Maria Visconti, who had succeeded in reconquering most of Lombardy, seized Forli; this induced the Florentines to declare war on him, as they regarded his New war approach as a menace to their territory in spite of the with the opposition of the peace party led by Giovanni de' Visconti Medici.

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  • Kuwet was not formally placed under British protection, but it was officially announced by the government on the 5th of May 1903 " that the establishment of a naval base or fortified port in the Persian Gulf by any other power would be regarded as a very grave menace to British interests which would certainly be resisted with all the means at its disposal."

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  • Thus in lieu of the German appeared the Bolshevist menace.

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  • Owing to this menace of the enemy and disputes over very urgent questions the Provisional National Assembly was elected with difficulty, but in session at Kaunas (Kovno) from Jan.

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  • Later in the century the rapid development of Athenian trade and naval power became a serious menace.

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  • This wind has been a constant menace to shipping at anchor; the new breakwater on the Monarch Shoal was designed to resist its ravages.

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  • Instinctively a portion of their line worked to the left to face this new menace, and the front thus became dangerously extended.

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  • In this revocation the Apocalyptist saw the menace of a famine of the necessaries of life, while the luxuries would remain unaffected.

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  • All the while that Fulk the Young and Geoffrey the Handsome were carrying on the work of extending the countship of Anjou, they did not neglect to strengthen their authority at home, to which the unruliness of the barons was a menace.

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  • In the case of wealthy bishoprics or abbacies this involved a serious menace to the secular authority.

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  • The pope and the representatives of the council made no serious effort to remedy the abuses suggested under these several captions; but the idea of the superiority of a council over the pope, and the right of those who felt aggrieved by papal decisions to appeal to a future council, remained a serious menace to the theory of papal absolutism.

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  • The most important was the repeal of the silver legislation, which had been a growing menace for fifteen years.

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  • The interest of the place centres in the castle dominating the town, which was built in the 11th century by William of Argues; his nephew, William the Conqueror, regarding it as a menace to his own power, besieged and occupied it.

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  • While it is true that the building of railways, the opening of mines, the growth of the lumber industry and the settlement of frontier lands by hardy pioneers was rapidly promoted by this policy, it also resulted naturally in the accumulation of great wealth in the hands of a comparatively few men who were controlling lumber, coal, oil and railway transportation in a way that was believed to be a menace to the public welfare.

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  • He was soon regarded once more as a menace to the peace of Germany, and of the three alternatives presented to him by the emperor in 1188 he rejected the idea of making a formal renunciation of his claim, or of participating in the crusade, and chose exile, going again to England in 1189.

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  • In 1818 she addressed a pathetic letter to the powers assembled at the congress of Aix, petitioning for Napoleon's release, on the ground that his mortal illness had removed any possibility of his ever again becoming a menace to the world's peace.

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  • And as the motive power of this formidable mechanism of force they could rely on the native suspiciousness of the Parisian populace, exaggerated now into madness by famine and the menace of foreign invasion.

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  • The emperor had refused to complete the humiliation of the family of John Frederick; he had embarked upon a course of action which boded danger to the elector's Lutheran subjects, and his increased power was a menace to the position of Maurice.

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  • Kiejstut ruled the western portion of the land where the Teutonic Knights were a constant menace, while Olgierd drove the Tatar hordes out of the southeastern steppes, and compelled them to seek a refuge in the Crimea.

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  • He perceived at once that it was the only way of counteracting the restlessness of the sultan's protégés, the Protestant princes of Transylvania, whose undisciplined hordes, scarcely less savage than their allies the Turks and Tatars, were a perpetual menace both to Austria and to Poland.

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  • But the work of Blair and Lyon had not been in vain, and the mere menace of Fremont's advance sufficed to clear the state, while General John Pope, by vigorous action in the field and able civil administration, restored order and quiet in the northern part of the state.

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  • He had now become an open menace to the parliamentary Republic. Had Boulanger immediately placed himself at the head of a revolt he might at this moment have effected the coup d'etat which the intriguers had worked for, and might not improbably have made himself master of France; but the favourable opportunity passed.

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  • Texcoco is now connected with the new drainage works of the capital and is no longer a menace to its population through inundations and pestilential fevers.

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  • But if first principles are disregarded, and a follower of hounds believes in the system "it doesn't matter how you ride so long as you stick on," he will not only always be a "sight" but a menace in the hunting field.

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  • The French element he thought a menace to Canada's future, and partly for this reason he desired all the provinces to unite so that the British element should be dominant.

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  • Supposing that the Porte would yield to diplomatic pressure and menace so far as to make some reasonable concessions, he delivered his famous Moscow speech, in which he declared that if Europe would not secure a better position for the oppressed Sla y s he would act alone.

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  • As Prime Minister Poincare aimed at safeguarding the interests of France abroad, especially against the menace of the Triple Alliance, and at strengthening her at home by firm government and the restoration of social discipline.

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  • It is often stated, as if it were incontrovertible, that conscription and large standing armies are a menace to peace, and yet, although throughout the civilized world, except in the British Empire and the United States, conscription is the system employed for the recruiting of the national forces of both defence and offence, few of these countries show any particular disposition to make war.

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  • He did not condemn the temporal power of the popes in plain terms, but both his writings and his conduct proved that that power was in his opinion difficult to reconcile with the spiritual mission of the papacy, and was, moreover, a menace to the future of the institution.

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  • from the Straits, a danger to the Downs and a constant menace to British transports and trade in the Channel.

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  • But the Tatars themselves were a standing menace to the republic. In the open field, indeed, they were generally defeated (e.g.

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  • Its language now recalls that of Canute or Alfred, now anticipates that of our own day; on the one hand common right is to be done to all, as well poor as rich, without respect of persons; on the other, elections are to be free, and no man is by force, malice or menace, to disturb them.

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  • His position as possessor of the Alpine passes, as an ally of the Avars, and as son-in-law of the Lombard king Desiderius, was so serious a menace to the Frankish kingdom that Charlemagne determined to crush him.

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  • It was gradually recognized that the masses of water which collected wherever peat-digging had been carried on were an unnecessary menace to the neighbouring lands, and also that a more enduring source of profit lay in the bed of the fertile sea-clay under the peat.

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  • The Russian government, which not unnaturally wished to avoid any appearance of acting under dictation, and was now in no anxiety for the Reval squadron, treated his presence as a menace.

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  • wish to destroy a body which, with its privileged position and international financial and military organization, constituted a possible menace to the state.

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  • around being then only three fathoms deep. Lying in the fairway of vessels making or leaving the Tay and Forth, besides ports farther north, it was a constant menace to navigation.

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  • His arming of the forts at Alexandria was held to constitute a menace to the British fleet.

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  • The welfare of the Empire was asserted to be its object, but a body of ~nd of which Napoleon was the protector existed, of course, the Holy for no other purpose than to be a menace to Austria I~oma,i and Prussia.

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  • The Confederation of the Rhine, however, was a menace to Prussia too serious to be neglected; and Frederick Williams hesitations were suddenly ended by Napoleons contemptuous violation of Prussian territory in marching three French brigades through Ansbach without leave asked.

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  • In spite of the ring-fence of censors, and custom-house officers, there was danger Metier- of the Liberal infection spreading to Austria, with nich and disintegrating results; and the pose of the tsar as~ the con- protector of German liberties was a perpetual menace.

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  • At the menace of her armaments, concentrated on the Rhine, Napoleon had stopped dead in the full career of victory; Austria, in the eyes of German men, had been placed under an obligation to her rival; and Italy realized the emergence of a new military power, whose interests in antagonism to Austria were identical with her own.

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  • stitution of the Confederation and drawing the German states closer together on a Liberal basis; the moment seemed singularly inopportune for Prussia, which had not shown herself particularly zealous for the common interests, to menace the other German governments by increasing her separate armaments.

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  • These qualities, combined with the open criticism of the institutions of marriage, of monarchy, and of all forms of private property, joined to the deliberate attempt to stir up class hatred, which was indeed an essential part of their policy, caused a widespread feeling that the Social Democrats were a serious menace to civilization.

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  • At Berlin powerful influences, notably that of Herr von Holsteinthat mysterious omnipotence behind the throne were working for this end; the crippling of Russia seemed too favorable an opportunity to be neglected for crushing the menace cf French armaments.

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  • The discontent created at the time by the provision of the treaty of Paris as confirmed by the congress of Vienna had doubtless no slight share in keeping alive in Genoa the republican spirit which, through the influence of a young Genoese citizen, Joseph Mazzini, assumed forms of permanent menace not only to the Sardinian monarchy but to all the established governments of the peninsula.

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  • The question of the annexation of Bavaria by conquest or exchange had occupied the minds of Austrian statesmen throughout the century: it would not only have removed a perpetual menace to the peace of Austria, but would have given to the Habsburg monarchy an overwhelming strength in South Germany.

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  • Russian control of the Danube was a far more serious menace to Austria than the neighbourhood of the decadent Empire.

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  • The advance of the Russian army on Constantinople, however, was a serious menace to Austrian influence; Andrassy therefore demanded that the terms of peace should be submitted to a European conference, which he suggested should meet at Vienna.

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  • The miserable state of public finances and the depression of trade doubtless helped to induce them to perform a duty which they ought to have performed from the first; but their chief motive was the desire to escape the menace of universal suffrage or, at least, to make sure that it would be introduced in such a form as to safeguard Magyar supremacy over the other Hungarian races.

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  • The Ethiopian rule of the XXVth Dynasty was now firmly established, and the resources of the two countries together might have been employed in conquest in Syria and Phoenicia; but at this very time the Assyrian empire, risen to the highest pitch of military greatness, began to menace Egypt.

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  • would practically become a mare clausum in the possession of Turkey and a standing menace to the security ofthe trade route to the East.

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  • The considered policy of the British Government was embodied in 1903 in Lord Lansdowne's declaration in the House of Lords that " we should regard the establishment of a naval base or a fortified port in the Persian Gulf by any other Power as a very grave menace to British interests, and we should certainly resist it by all the means at our disposal."

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  • The Austrians were left in Flanders, a menace and a danger.

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  • Abu'l-Saraya, who even struck money in Kufa, began to menace the capital, when Hasan b.

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  • Certain it is that though the unprejudiced must admit that exclusion has not been at all an unmixed blessing, yet the consensus of opinion is that a large population, non-citizen and non-assimilable, sending - it is said - most of their earnings to China, living in the main meanly at best, and practically without wives, children or homes, is socially and economically a menace outweighing the undoubted convenience of cheaper (and frequently more trustworthy) menial labour than the other population affords.

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  • In 1784 he bitterly attacked the establishment of the order of the Cincinnati on the ground that it was a dangerous menace to democratic institutions.

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  • The preponderance of France Innocent regarded as a menace to Europe.

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  • It was, however, so often captured by the English that it became a menace rather than a protection, and the townsfolk demolished it in 1409.

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  • 1., Ii.); and Nebuchadrezzar sought by every means great fortifications, canals and so forthto secure his empire against the menace from the north.

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  • Frere, believing that the Zulu power was a standing menace to the peace of South Africa, and that delay in dealing with Cetywayo would only increase the danger, sent an ultimatum to the chief in November 1878.

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  • The means of mitigating the damage done by this disease are (i) the selection of varieties found to resist its attacks; (2) the collection and destruction of diseased tubers so that none are left in the soil to become a menace to future crops; (3) care that no tubers showing traces of the disease are planted; (4) spraying with Bordeaux mixture at intervals from midsummer onwards.

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  • The most urgent matter which confronted the king - or the group of statesmen, led by Joao das Regras and the " Holy Constable " who inspired his policy - was the menace of Castilian aggression.

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  • The return of Prince Korybutovic and the menace of a German invasion soon reunited the Bohemians, who gained a decisive victory over the Germans at Aussig in 1426.

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  • It appeared therefore as a menace to the Lutherans - and all the more advanced Utraquists had now embraced that creed - as well as to the Bohemian Brethren.

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  • Upon Milan and the cities of western Lombardy the hand of Attila seems to have weighed more lightly, plundering rather than utterly destroying; and at last when Pope Leo I., at the head of a deputation of Romall senators, appeared in his camp on the banks of the Mincio, entreating him not to pursue his victorious career to the gates of Rome, he yielded to their entreaties and consented to cross the Alps, with a menace, however, of future return, should the wrongs of Honoria remain unredressed.

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  • The rivalries between the most powerful of these - the duke of Burgundy, who during the king's attacks of madness practically ruled the country, and the duke of Orleans - were a constant menace to peace.

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  • The Malabar pirates, though the city itself was too strong for them, were a constant menace to its 1 Hunter, Hist.

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  • A halfpenny was expected from every one to whom these were exhibited, and bad luck was thought to menace the household not visited by the doll-bearers before Christmas Eve at the latest.

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  • Louis XIV., moreover, though prepared to quarrel with the pope in the matter of his own authority over the Gallican Church, was a bigoted upholder of Catholic orthodoxy, and Protestants saw in his political ambitions a menace to their religion.

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  • In the beginning of 1859 diplomatists were alarmed at the~ language addressed by the emperor of the French to the Austrian ambassador at Paris, which seemed to breathe, the menace of a rupture.

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  • He belonged to the powerful landed aristocracy of Asia Minor, whose pretensions were a perpetual menace to the throne.

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  • Irish disaffection had long been astir; the Fenian menace looked formidable not only in Ireland but in England also.

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  • Partly for the defence of the kingdoms and partly to overawe the freebooters and mosstroopers who were a perpetual menace to the peace until they were suppressed in the 17th century, castles were erected at various points on both sides of the border.

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  • In defence of this it may be urged that he hoped to strengthen the empire by reviving the old religion, and that the church as an independent state over whose inner life at least he possessed no influence, appeared to be a standing menace to his authority.

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  • But for some years before, as well as after, the outbreak of the World War, he uttered frequent warnings against the " German Menace."

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  • Botha, in July 1915, removed the German menace to Angola and gave the province the British (South Africans) as neighbours on the south.

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  • But although this band of free-lances was a menace to Mr Redmond's authority and to the solidarity of the " pledge-bound" Irish parliamentary party, the two sections did not differ in their desire to get rid of the " veto " of the House of Lords, which they recognized as the standing obstacle to Home Rule, and which it was the avowed policy of the government to abolish.

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  • It was opposed by Austria as tending to create a new and formidable Slavonic nation within the Dual Monarchy, and by Hungary as a menace to Magyar predominance in Transleithania.

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  • Any deprivation or supersession of the count might impoverish, dispossess or ruin the vassals of the entire county; so that all, vassals or officials, small and great, feeling their danger, united their efforts, and lent each other mutual assistance against the permanent menace of an overweening monarchy.

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  • It is true she had dec e finitely freed her territory from the stranger, and qu~ces of through the sorrows of defeat and the menace of the Nun- disruption had fortified her national solidarity, and dred defined her patriotism, still involved in and not yet dissociated from loyalty to the monarchy.

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  • Between the popular League and the menace of the Protestants it was a question whether the new monarch was to be powerless Tb in his turn.

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  • Despite the queens express prohibition, the insurrectionary assembly of the Chambre Saint Louis criticized the whole financial system, founded as it was upon usury, claimed the right of voting taxes, respect for individual liberty, and the suppression of the intendants, who were a menace to the new bureaucratic feudalism.

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  • The scarcity of money due to the discrediting of the assignats, the cessation of commerce, abroad and on the sea, and the bad harvest of 1793, were added to all these dangers, and formed a serious menace to France and the Convention.

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  • In order to win back public opinion, tired of internecine quarrels and sickened by the scandalous Aggressive immorality of the generals and of those in power, policy and to remove from Paris an army which after having of the given them a fresh lease of life was now a menace to Directory.

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  • But the army continued a menace.

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  • On the 21st of June he was finally examined under menace of torture; but he continued to maintain his assertion that after its condemnation by the Congregation of the Index, he had never held the Copernican theory.

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  • When the powers moved against the Egyptians in 1840, Beirut had recently been occupied in force by Ibrahim as a menace to the Druses; but he was easily driven out after a destructive bombardment by Admiral Sir Robert Stopford (1768-1847).

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  • The establishment of Charles's brother, Philip the Bold, in the duchy of Burgundy, though it constituted in the event a serious menace to the monarchy, put an end to the king of Navarre's ambitions in that direction.

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  • They too released the animals once they became rebellious, adding to the menace.

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  • Duped and intimidated by the old rogue and the menace of Josie.

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  • Mr Maclean said: Stalking is a menace to society and a terrible scourge to the lives of victims.

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  • Even heading through at slack water there is always a sense of menace !

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  • Diesel spills on road surfaces are a menace to anyone on two wheels.

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  • The other cast carried the show along comfortably with Oliver Darley bringing the necessary mixture of menace and suave sophistication to his role.

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  • The question was softly uttered; it 's menace lay in the steel gray of her unflinching eyes.

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  • It would not be unreasonable to suggest that, even with their cushion, the menace of dropping into the bottom two is ominous.

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  • Star Wars Bounty Hunter for the PS2 is an action/adventure game set in the time between The Phantom Menace and the Attack of the Clones.

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  • There's no doubt about it, fleas and ticks are a menace to your pet's well being.

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  • Lego Star Wars uses the same basic concepts as the above two games, except you play through scenes based on the prequel movies The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith.

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  • It includes scenes from all of the prequel Star Wars movies: The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.

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  • The best part of the movie was the fact that there was a premiere preview for Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.

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  • It recreates the ending of The Phantom Menace with four different battles happening all at the same time.

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  • Hardly. Selected theaters had been chosen by Lucasfilm to show the trailer for Star Wars Episode One: The Phantom Menace.

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  • Surprising everyone, a six-track EP appeared as a result of these new creative mediums in '99, and Elastica's highly anticipated second album The Menace was finally released in 2001, a whole six years after their first album.

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  • Another menace is the Vidiians, a race blighted by a wasting illness, who would be worthy of pity if they didn't deal with their problem by involuntary organ harvesting.

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  • Star Wars fans had to wait sixteen years between the release of Episode VI, The Empire Strikes Back, and Episode I, The Phantom Menace.

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  • Merchandising for The Phantom Menace (called TPM by fans, or SW:TPM to the purists) was collosal.

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  • Reviews for The Phantom Menace were deservedly mixed.

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  • In spite of all the drawbacks, Star Wars: The Phantom Menace was an enormous hit, with fans - in spite of their complaints - going back multiple times.

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  • The heroine is vaguely threatened by spooky happenings in the labyrinthine mansion, but the menace never seems to be resolved.

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  • As generations pass, mythology and religion form, and as the ship loses its way, mutations create a subspecies that menace the ship's inhabitants.

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  • Jake Lloyd plays the precocious and gifted nine-year-old Anakin in The Phantom Menace (Episode I, 1999).

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  • First appearing in The Phantom Menace (Episode I, 1999), the character Padme Amidala is portrayed by Natalie Portman, a talented young stage and screen actress who went on to star in all three episodes of the trilogy.

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  • The Phantom Menace was released in May of 1999.

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  • The Phantom Menace introduces Anakin Skywalker as a young slave boy, Obi-Wan Kenobi as a Jedi apprentice, and the introduction of the evil Darth Maul and the forces of darkness known as the Sith.

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  • In the real world, it was released in 2002, just three years after The Phantom Menace.

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  • The nearness of China to Australia has always appeared to the Australian democracy as a menace to the integrity of the white settlements; and at the many conferences of representatives from the various states, called to discuss matters of general concern, the Chinese question has always held a prominent place, but the absence of any federal authority had made common action difficult.

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