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raised Sentence Examples

  • He raised his brows.

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  • He stepped back and raised his hands.

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  • She raised her eyebrows.

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  • I have his "Jungle-Book" in raised print, and what a splendid, refreshing book it is!

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  • She raised her head and looked me in the eye.

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  • Tensions mounted all through the 1830s as militias were raised on both sides in what later came to be known as the Aroostook War, even though there was never actually a war or casualties.

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  • Probably not, but she was born and raised here - and her parents are buried here.

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  • She raised a quizzical eyebrow, but he didn't explain.

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  • So he raised a great army and made war against other countries.

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  • As soon as I could spell a few words my teacher gave me slips of cardboard on which were printed words in raised letters.

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  • Chubby little Dokhturov was listening attentively with eyebrows raised and arms folded on his stomach.

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  • Kutuzov was silent for a few seconds and then, submitting with evident reluctance to the duty imposed by his position, raised his head and began to speak.

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  • Katie said that was because Carmen had been raised poor and had become frugal.

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  • He raised a brow.

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  • Martha raised her hand in a sign of peace.

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  • The swordsman lifted a sword off the ground and raised it, charging her.

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  • He drew his left foot out of the stirrup and, lurching with his whole body and puckering his face with the effort, raised it with difficulty onto the saddle, leaned on his knee, groaned, and slipped down into the arms of the Cossacks and adjutants who stood ready to assist him.

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  • Normally it was a raised area, dark pink, but now it looked red and angry.

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  • She raised her own.

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  • Brandon was fortunate to have been raised by two people who cared as much about each other as they cared for him.

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  • Almost at the head of the line she could see the raised hood of Prince Andrew's caleche.

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  • Faster and faster, vying with one another, they moved at the double or at a trot, vanishing amid the clouds of dust they raised and making the air ring with a deafening roar of mingling shouts.

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  • He respected the man who raised me, even when I rejected my natural father.

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  • He raised a brow inquisitively.

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  • She raised her eyes to his, her breathing uneven.

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  • He was being conveyed in a caleche with a raised hood, and was quite covered by an apron.

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  • He raised the dark brow further, blue eyes twinkling with humor.

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  • Julia raised the visible brow.

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  • She raised my hand to her eyes in a questioning way, and I nodded energetically.

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  • She raised an eyebrow at Adrienne.

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

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  • Connie raised her eyebrows.

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  • The major raised his hand to his cap with a smile.

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  • These small waves raised by the evening wind are as remote from storm as the smooth reflecting surface.

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  • With shifting eyes but eyebrows still raised, Telyanin handed him the purse.

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  • He noticed her watching him, raised his eyes, and began to speak seriously:

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  • She raised the whip, choking out words through a constricted throat.

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  • Pierre was unfazed by his raised voice and continued playing a game on his phone.

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  • Yes, pro football player Michael Vick raised dogs for dogfighting.

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  • In study hours she had to look up new words for me and read and reread notes and books I did not have in raised print.

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  • It was of small dimensions, with a peaked cottage roof, and not much else to be seen, the dirt being raised five feet all around as if it were a compost heap.

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  • Saying this he again turned round, dropped his hands, took the bottle and lifted it to his lips, threw back his head, and raised his free hand to balance himself.

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  • Bordeaux raised his brows again.

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  • Throughout a difficult pregnancy, he had never raised his voice once.

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  • He raised his head as she took a step into the room and met her gaze.

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

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  • She raised her face to look at him and caught Sarah and Connie making a hasty exit from the room.

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  • I watched my wife as she smiled and raised crossed fingers.

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  • Instead of answering, she raised her arm and steadied her breath, as if she were holding a handgun.

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  • She raised her eyebrows at him, and he hesitated.

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  • Raised by the Dark One, the only other deity capable of reviving a dead-dead soul.

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  • Carmen slammed her hands on her hips and raised her brows at Katie.

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  • The flash of metal drew her attention, and she raised her eyes as he trailed the dagger down his forearm.

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  • It must remain pure, it must - - She spoke fast but faltered as he raised the dagger to her forearm.

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  • He raised his arm

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  • "No," he warned as she raised her hand again.

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  • She made raised maps in clay, so that I could feel the mountain ridges and valleys, and follow with my fingers the devious course of rivers.

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  • I had a French grammar in raised print, and as I already knew some French, I often amused myself by composing in my head short exercises, using the new words as I came across them, and ignoring rules and other technicalities as much as possible.

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  • The small letters are about three-sixteenths of an inch high, and are raised from the page the thickness of the thumbnail.

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  • The facsimile on page xv [omitted from etext] gives an idea of how the raised dots look.

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  • His plan was to teach Laura by means of raised types.

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  • He pasted raised labels on objects and made her fit the labels to the objects and the objects to the labels.

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  • After Laura's education had progressed for two months with the use only of raised letters, Dr. Howe sent one of his teachers to learn the manual alphabet from a deaf-mute.

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  • A slip on which was printed, in raised letters, the word BOX was placed on the object, and the same experiment was tried with a great many articles, but she did not immediately comprehend that the label-name represented the thing.

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  • Just then I had no sentences in raised letters which she could understand; but she would sit for hours feeling each word in her book.

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  • She had learned the printed letters, and for some time had amused herself by making simple sentences, using slips on which the words were printed in raised letters; but these sentences had no special relation to one another.

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  • When told of the instance in which Jesus raised the dead, she was much perplexed, saying, "I did not know life could come back into the dead body!"

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  • The teachers at the Institution expressed the opinion that the description did not appear in any book in raised print in that library; but one lady, Miss Marrett, took upon herself the task of examining books of poems in ordinary type, and was rewarded by finding the following lines in one of Longfellow's minor poems, entitled 'Snowflakes':

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  • Careful examination was made of the books in raised print in the library of the Perkins Institution to learn if any extracts from this volume could be found there; but nothing was discovered.

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  • Anna Mikhaylovna with just the same movement raised her shoulders and eyes, almost closing the latter, sighed, and moved away from the doctor to Pierre.

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  • Pierre raised his head.

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  • As if inflamed by the sight, he raised his arm and addressed the people, almost shouting:

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  • With a madman's cunning, Makar Alexeevich eyed the Frenchman, raised his pistol, and took aim.

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  • He raised his companion and said something, pointing to his mouth.

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  • He paused with the spoon half way to his lips and raised one brow.

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  • Mary raised her brows and then nodded.

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  • Damian looked down at Sofi and raised an eyebrow.

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  • A'Ran raised an eyebrow.

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  • His special pride was the big garden where, it was said, he raised the finest watermelons and strawberries in the county; and to me he brought the first ripe grapes and the choicest berries.

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  • At first I had only a few books in raised print--"readers" for beginners, a collection of stories for children, and a book about the earth called "Our World."

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  • Funds were to be raised for the teachers' lodgings and also for their salaries.

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  • The books are not heavy, because the leaves with the raised type do not lie close.

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  • The point of this gold indicator bends over the edge of the case, round which are set eleven raised points--the stem forms the twelfth.

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  • Brandon raised a brow at Adrienne.

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  • Fritz raised his brows.

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  • Her words trailed off at his raised brows.

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  • She raised an eyebrow at him.

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  • The Wizard raised one of his revolvers and fired into the throng of his enemies, and the shot resounded like a clap of thunder in that silent place.

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  • He raised a dark brow.

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  • That's how I was raised.

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  • He raised one eyebrow.

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  • Her sandals raised little puffs of dust every time she put a foot down in the soft dirt.

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  • After lunch, Giddon's offer to help Lisa with the dishes was met by a raised eyebrow from Sarah.

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  • Only Betsy was raised outside of New England and she easily bowed to our collective desires to remain within its six state bounds.

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  • We'd learned to accommodate one another's quirks with no more than a raised eyebrow.

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  • A few of the gents nodded off but the pastor would quickly bring them back we a raised voice and a fist pound, prompting a hearty Amen.

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  • The vamp snatched the phone from her pocket and stepped away, hands raised.

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  • Jule raised his hand, and the Original Vamp rested his on top.

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  • Damian raised an eyebrow, not about to humor the otherworldly harbinger of bad news.

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  • She raised the other hand to his other cheek, sensing his resistance.

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  • She raised the hourglass.

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  • She raised a hand to slap him again, but he grabbed her.

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  • He raised his eyebrows.

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  • He raised his eyes at the vial.

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  • He raised his eyebrows in a hint.

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  • Her intent gaze was inquisitive, her eyebrows raised in a silent question.

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  • Cynthia raised her eyebrows as he asked, "Guess how much they cost me?"

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  • He raised the topic as much to take Cynthia's mind off Martha's departure as from any serious concern about the old man.

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  • "People make mistakes," Westlake muttered, obviously sorry he'd raised the subject in the first place.

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  • Cynthia raised her eyebrows, but Fred ignored the query.

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  • He's gonna work things out 'cause you raised him right.

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  • You raised him and you can be proud as punch of everything he's accomplished, but you've got to trust him, too.

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  • After a few words of greeting, each candidate was directed to stand on either side of the raised platform.

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  • She tentatively raised her hand.

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  • Mrs. Worthington raised her hand.

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  • It did sound as if the Dawkins boys' temporary peace had come to an end, but Dean paid little heed to the raised voices.

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  • He raised his other hand to shield his eyes from the flashlight, which Dean then turned away.

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  • He raised his gun.

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  • Lydia mumbled, he raised his gun.

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  • It was a blissful late afternoon and the Deans were alone in the kitchen—Fred had taken Martha to a movie— when Cynthia raised the subject.

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  • I raised you from the dead-dead.

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  • I raised her when I was able to.

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  • You raised past-Death.

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  • He raised an eyebrow.

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  • The raised eyebrow expressed her disapproval of his sudden appearance in a way that made him want to touch her and remind her that he did what he wanted now.

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  • "Gabriel raised you?" she asked curiously.

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  • He removed me, raised me, and accepted his mate as payment, she replied.

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  • She turned to leave, suspecting she didn't have much time before Cora returned and raised the alarm about her being gone.

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  • He raised his hand to her face.

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  • The figure's arm was raised to block the blinding light.

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  • Katie raised a hand when Carmen opened her mouth to protest.

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  • The idea raised hair on the back of her neck.

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  • Maybe because that was the way she had been raised.

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  • She raised her head and looked Lori in the eye.

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  • The nurse raised her eyebrows "Hmmm. Let me check and see if there have been any changes."

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  • It was a scene she knew well, but Alex wasn't raised on a farm.

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  • Alex raised a brow at Carmen and she smiled.

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  • She raised you before she crossed over?

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  • As soon as I start down that path, I'm … He raised an eyebrow.

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  • Wynn raised an eyebrow but obeyed.

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  • "Sometimes, I think that's why you raised me from the dead-dead," he admitted.

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  • Andre raised his eyebrow in polite disapproval, the same way his father did.

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  • There are strings attached to anyone raised from the dead-dead, but these are of no concern to a deity like they might be to a little human like you.

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  • Kris raised an eyebrow and turned to Ully.

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  • He raised an eyebrow, crossing his arms again.

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  • Angels must be raised by humans.

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  • He took her wrist and raised his pinkie, where she saw the nail had been filed to a point and reinforced with metal.

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  • She raised her fist to lay a right hook to his throat, beginning to panic when the lightning arced between his hands.

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  • He raised a hand to block, but she kicked him in the groin, and then in the neck.

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  • She raised an eyebrow.

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  • Katie raised the glass in a salute and left.

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  • He said nothing, and she raised an eyebrow.

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  • She turned and raised an eyebrow at him, her rainbow eyes flashing with every color between white and black.

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  • A stone cottage up the road was the only sign of inhabitation, and a herd of sheep raised their heads as he neared.

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  • He didn.t know what happened to Darkyn, but Death adopted him, raised him, and trained him to be the most ruthless of all assassins.

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  • She snatched a wooden cutting board as the maid rounded a counter with the knife raised.

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  • I basically raised Katie from the time she was ten, she said, a sad look crossing her features.

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  • Irritation flashed across Kiki.s face, and Rhyn raised an eyebrow in warning.

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  • We raised an angel here for several hundred millennia.

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  • He raised the knife, lowered it, raised, lowered.

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  • And, hopefully, Evelyn never raised her rent, either.

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  • Romas crossed his arms and raised an eyebrow in silent inquiry.

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  • Kiera echoed with a raised eyebrow.

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  • They like you Kiera, Evelyn said, and raised her chin toward the warriors near them.

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  • She raised her bracelet to the light, watching the colors reflect off of it and turning it pinkish-gold, like the prisoner's bracelet.

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  • The raised tent where she had feasted earlier was still occupied by Romas's immediate family.

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  • Having been raised as rivals in all areas, A'Ran took a very unwarrior-like satisfaction out of having bested Kisolm finally.

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  • He raised his chin to indicate the table to her left.

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  • Kiera was more than a little surprised when he raised his sword for what would have been a death blow.

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  • He raised an eyebrow, his chin lifting in what she recognized as a look very close to commanding.

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  • Having been raised to serve his dhjan within the boundaries imposed on him, Ne'Rin would have little patience with one who trounced the boundaries that should have been emplaced upon her.

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  • She released him when he turned, and he gazed down at her, eyebrow raised.

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  • He raised the leaf again, unable to take his eyes off it.

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

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  • He raised what looked like a pantaloon.

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  • Cynthia gave Fred a raised eyebrow look but he pretended not to see her.

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  • Dean raised his eyebrows at the suggestion.

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  • Dean gave her a raised eyebrow.

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  • Cynthia raised crossed fingers.

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  • Ryland raised his feet for Cynthia to clean beneath him and said, "Edith's gone back to her husband."

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  • He was raised on a South Carolina farm by a red neck father who didn't have two cotton balls to rub together.

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  • Jake Weller asked, with raised eyebrow.

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  • He raised an eyebrow and crooned, Who's the man…?

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  • The music room had raised panel cherry walls and a coffered ceiling with intricately carved beams.

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  • He raised his glass to show him and took a sip.

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  • She raised her eyes through dark, full lashes and locked full on to his.

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  • She slowly raised her head and met his gaze.

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  • She raised her face and kissed him softly, lingering for just a moment.

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  • The two men raised their eyebrows in unison.

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  • She leaned into him and raised her head slightly.

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  • He raised both eyebrows with a laconic grin.

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  • Elisabeth raised both eyebrows and laughed.

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  • Jackson raised an eyebrow.

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  • Elisabeth raised her glass.

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  • Jackson stood and raised his glass.

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  • The other three all raised their eyebrows at her.

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  • Jackson raised his eyebrows.

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  • Not to be outdone, he already had another one formed and raised his hand to throw it at her.

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  • She stepped away from him and raised a shaking hand to her bruised lips.

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  • Alex raised his brows in obvious surprise.

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  • Alex raised his brows.

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  • He looked them over with a raised eyebrow.

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  • He raised a critical eyebrow at the end of his inspection.

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  • She raised her injured arm, relieved to see she still had a hand.

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  • Lana raised the baton when she was within arm's reach and held it out.

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  • Brady raised his gun instead, aiming it at the man holding her.

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  • The nurse raised an eyebrow but didn't jump at his sharp tone.

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  • Two soldiers stood near the tunnel entrance nearby, weapons raised.

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  • Lana raised the laser gun, closed her eyes and fired.

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  • Toby was silent, knowing a normal Immortal could never understand.  He didn't yet have the full power of a real guardian angel, but he should've been able to do more than … nothing.  Angels were placed with human mothers so they could understand the creatures they were meant to take care of.  Human mothers raised them as their own, yet none of his human mothers had gone to the extent Katie did to try to protect him.

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  • Hannah raised an eyebrow.

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  • I met Gabe, and he took me to Andre, who raised me for a few years, before my brothers decided I was better off in Hell, he summarized.

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  • Katie pushed herself up.  She raised an eyebrow at the word.  Andre pointed to the death-dealer.

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  • I was born and raised in the same place.  I lived a sheltered life.  Never left.  That's about it.

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  • "Look, Rhyn, none of this matters.  I'm willing to go ahead and forgive you for what you did so long ago.  It's still hard for me to think I could've raised a successor and not buried a son," Kris said.

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  • Dean's mother had raised her only son alone after her husband's death, relying on life insurance proceeds and a series of part-time jobs.

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  • Rita typed the second expanded Byrne report, with only a mildly raised eye­brow after Dean explained more would be added later.

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  • Dean raised his eyebrows.

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  • He raised his glass.

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  • She raised her glass and bit her lip but didn't cry, then cast her eyes downward.

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  • But once back in bed, the complexities and the happenings of the day raised their heads like so many ghosts crying for attention in his tired brain.

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  • Randy raised his eyebrows.

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  • She raised on an elbow, a broad smile growing across her face.

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  • Dean just raised his eyebrows.

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  • She laughed merrily and raised her arms in one motion, pulling up her t-shirt.

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  • She raised her eyes to meet Dean's.

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  • Dean said as he raised his glass.

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  • He raised his manhattan and touched her glass.

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  • Carmen raised her brows.

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  • Katie raised a dark brow, her eyes twinkling with the very devil.

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  • We were raised together.

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  • Lori raised her brows.

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  • Her father had been raised in that house, and she had lived there throughout her childhood.

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  • The old house was where she had been raised.

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  • As Josh climbed into his truck, Alex raised the hood and jerked a wire loose.

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  • A full ten years older than his little brother, he'd raised Damian from the age of seven, after the death of their father.

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  • Opening her eyes, she raised the axe and let it fall, grimacing at the sounds of flesh splitting.

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  • Sofi raised an eyebrow.

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  • Jenn raised an eyebrow but didn't ask to accompany him this time.

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  • If all was as it used to be, at one end of the orchard was the White God's palace, a place a woman raised as a peasant had never seen.

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  • You raised him well.

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  • She raised her eyebrows at his challenge.

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  • She'd never forget he chose it to save her, just as she'd never forget how much she loved the little brother she'd all but raised.

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  • The Other raised a hand, and Jenn dived to the ground as lightning ripped through the air towards her.

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  • A bellow sounded in the forest behind them, and moonlight gleamed off of the tips of falling arrows and the raised swords of the men that followed them.

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

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  • He raised her sword arm and angled her sword while explaining.

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  • She raised her head enough to look past Taran's leg.

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  • She raised an eyebrow and leaned against the wall.

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  • I raised him, dark lady.

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  • She had been raised to believe people were basically good.

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  • Carmen had been raised poor by aging and conservative parents who were old time religious.

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  • Alex glanced at him and raised a brow.

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  • When his friend knocked on the door, he waited for Carmen to answer it and when Gerald made the introductions, Alex said nothing – not even when Rob made a comment that would normally have raised an eyebrow.

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  • We don't eat the wildlife raised here.

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  • He was born and raised in Texas.

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  • Felipa raised her brows.

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  • She had been raised to accept the domination of Dad over Mom.

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  • He has raised me to obey … to be good.

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  • She froze with fear and his voice raised an octave.

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  • His raised voice pulled her out of her stupor.

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  • She raised the flashlight, her attention caught by the dark stain on his white shirt.

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  • He heard raised voices from the direction of the front door.

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  • You're the product of a single mother, probably raised in near-poverty, based on your simple tastes.

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  • "Excuse me?" she raised her head.

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  • Immobilized, Jessi watched the guy she kicked move closer, knife raised.

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  • He teased and nipped, his kiss deep enough to rob her of any resistance yet light enough that she raised onto her tiptoes to taste more of him.

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  • She raised an eyebrow in disbelief.

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  • Jessi raised her eyebrows.

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  • Certain events occurred" he raised an eyebrow at her that made her shake her head "and we got sidetracked."

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  • Xander raised an eyebrow.

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  • Damian raised an eyebrow and turned to gaze down at the woman.

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  • He looked towards the sound and raised his eyebrows.

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  • She raised an eyebrow at him, and he growled in response.

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  • The Original Other looked at her and raised his hand, lightening forming in his palm.

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  • Xander looked up, not fully trusting the woman who raised and then ditched him.

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  • Owing to the historical past of Naples, and its social and economic condition at the end of the 17th century, the only study that really flourished there was that of law; and this soon penetrated from the courts to the university, and was raised to the level of a science.

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  • Vico raised the problem to a higher plane, by tracing the origin of law in the human mind and explaining the historical changes of the one by those of the other.

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  • On Castle Hill, in the vicinity, are the remains of an earthwork, said to have been raised by Edward the Elder in 924.

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  • The statutes, not drawn up until the 2nd of April 1443, raised the number of the college to forty.

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  • It raised no voice against the primacy of the pope.

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  • In 1664 he was chosen one of the directors of the imperial army raised to fight the Turk; and after the peace which followed the Christian victory at St Gotthard in August 1664, he aided the English king Charles II.

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  • In 1394 the countship came to the house of Orleans, a member of which, Francis I., became king of France in 1515 and raised it to the rank of duchy in favour of his mother Louise of Savoy.

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  • NICEPHORUS emperor 802-811, was a native of Seleucia in Pisidia, who was raised by the empress Irene to the office of logothetes or lord high treasurer.

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  • The surrounding country is fertile and highly cultivated, and the large quantities of flax and hemp there raised encourage an active weaving industry in the town.

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  • The Turks raised as a monument of their victory a high tower composed entirely of the heads of the Servians slain in the battle of Nish.

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  • He was still at college in Vienna when the sudden death of his father raised him to the Khedivate; and he was barely of age according to Turkish law, which fixes majority at eighteen in cases of succession to the throne.

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  • He was buried in the church of St George in Vienna Neustadt, and a superb monument, which may still be seen, was raised to his memory at Innsbruck.

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  • Nine years after a monument, raised by public subscription, in the cemetery of Kensal Green, was inaugurated by Monckton Milnes (Lord Houghton) with a concourse of spectators that showed how well the memory of the poet stood the test of time.

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  • And the doctrine found acceptance among some whom it enabled to get rid of the difficulties raised by Montaigne and those who allowed more difference between animal and animal than between the higher animals and man.

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  • Against this work and the Ethics of Spinoza the orthodox Cartesians (who were in the majority), no less than sceptical hangers-on like Bayle, raised an all but universal howl of reprobation, scarcely broken for about a century.

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  • The first book, after a short introduction upon the nature of theology as understood by Aquinas, proceeds in 119 questions to discuss the nature, attributes and relations of God; and this is not done as in a modern work on theology, but the questions raised in the physics of Aristotle find a place alongside of the statements of Scripture, while all subjects in any way related to the central theme are brought into the discourse.

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  • An antiquity of 150o years is claimed for the foundation of the monastery, but it is certain that the first person who raised it to importance was the emperor Alexius Comnenus III.

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  • In 1 533 it was raised to a margraviate by the emperor Charles V., and wds held by various families until in 1799 it passed, through the Sultzbach branch of the Wittelsbachs, to the royal house of Bavaria, by whom it was renounced in favour of the Batavian republic in 1801.

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  • The sermons of Flechier increased his reputation, which was afterwards raised to the highest pitch by his funeral orations.

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  • Avicenna was even raised to the office of vizier; but the turbulent soldiery, composed of Kurds and Turks, mutinied against their nominal sovereign, and demanded that the new vizier should be put to death.

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  • He was raised to the peerage in 1895, and died in London Jan.

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  • can be quickly raised and easily controlled.

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  • About the end of the year 1579 his wife died, leaving him one son, Archibald (who in 1627 was raised to the peerage by the title of Lord Napier), and one daughter, Jane.

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  • The church of St Mary and St German belonged to a Benedictine abbey founded under a grant from William the Conqueror in 1069 and raised to the dignity of a mitred abbey by Pope Alexander II.

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  • Freeman and Charles Elton discovered by historical research that a breach of the conditions of the professorship had occurred, and Christ Church raised the endowment from Loo a year to £50o.

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  • In 1869 the Old and New Schools in the North combined on the basis of the common standards; to commemorate the union a memorial fund was raised which amounted in 1871 to $7,607,492.

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  • In 1840 he invaded Buenos Aires at the head of troops raised chiefly in the province of Entre Rios; but he was defeated at Santa Fe, then at Lujan, and finally was captured in Jujuy and shot, 1841.

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  • In the city and province of Buenos Aires, plenty of volunteers offered their services, and an army of some twenty-five thousand men was quickly raised, but they were armed with old-fashioned weapons and there was only a limited supply of ammunition.

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  • Although the Chileans professed dissatisfaction, no active opposition was raised, and the terms were duly ratified.

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  • At the end of the year Matvyeev was raised to the rank of okolnichy, and on the 1st of September 1674 attained the still higher dignity of boyar.

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  • The first of these occurred towards the close of the Palaeozoic era, when a great mountain system was raised in the north running approximately from E.

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  • No great mountain chain was ever raised by a single effort, and folding went on to some extent in other periods besides those mentioned.

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  • There were, moreover, other and broader oscillations which raised or lowered extensive areas withbut much crumpling of the strata, and to these are due some of the most important breaks in the geological series.

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  • But in 1756, when the government was evidently approaching its fall, an unexpected vacancy occurred in the chief justiceship of the king's bench, and he claimed the office, being at the same time raised to the peerage as Baron Mansfield.

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  • As the House would, at this ratio, have become unmanageably large, the ratio, which is first settled by Congress before apportionment, has been raised after each census, as will be seen from the accompanying table.

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  • The lord warden's claim to prize was raised in, but not finally decided by, the high court of admiralty in the "Ooster Ems," 1 C. Rob.

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  • Herod again raised the city to the position of an important capital, restoring the fortifications, and rebuilding the Temple from its foundations.

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  • Diodorus says that the rock at the back of the palace containing the royal sepulchres is so steep that the bodies could be raised to their last resting-place only by mechanical appliances.

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  • As the general level of the country is raised by successive alluvial deposits, the more ancient river-beds become buried, but being still connected with the newer rivers at some point or other, they continue to absorb water.

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  • In Queensland waters there are about 300 vessels, and on the Western Australian coast about 450 licensed craft engaged in the industry, the annual value of pearl-shell and pearls raised being nearly half a million sterling.

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  • Black coal has been discovered in Victoria, and about 250,000 tons are now being raised.

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  • The breast or back, of both sexes, is usually tattooed, or rather, scored with rows of hideous raised scars, produced by deep gashes made at puberty.

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  • Among some tribes a circular grave was dug and the body placed in it with its face towards the east, and a high mound covered with bark or thatch raised over it.

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  • The act was strongly opposed by the government of Queensland, and the question was raised as to whether it was based on a true interpretation of the constitution.

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  • Tobacco, in the Werra district, hops and flax are also raised.

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  • He retired into what Bright called the "Cave of Adullam," and opposed the bill in a series of brilliant speeches, which raised his reputation as an orator to its highest point and effectually caused the downfall of the government.

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  • When the Liberals returned to power in 1880 he was raised to the peerage as Viscount Sherbrooke, but from 1875 till his death at Warlingham, Surrey, on the 27th of July 1892, his health was constantly failing, and by degrees he figured less and less in public life.

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  • This charter provided that no war could be declared nor marriage concluded by the sovereign, nor taxes raised without the assent of the states, that natives were alone eligible for high office, and that the national language should be used in public documents.

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  • Open-air conventicles were held in all parts of the provinces, and the fierce Calvinist preachers raised the religious excitement of their hearers to such aitch that it found vent in a furious outburst The lcono- P oasts.

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  • Money had to be raised by taxation, and at a meeting of the states-general (March 20, 1569) the governor-general proposed (1) an immediate tax of 1% on all property, (2) a tax of 5% on all transfers of real estate, (3) a tax of io% on the sale of all articles of commerce, the last two taxes to be granted in perpetuity.

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  • Louis of Nassau, with a small force raised in France with the connivance of Charles IX., made a sudden dash into Hainault (May 1572) and captured Valenciennes and Mons.

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  • Saigo's patriotism and his great services in the cause of the restoration of the administrative power to the throne were so fully recognized that his son was raised to the peerage with the title of marquess, and his own memory was honoured by the erection of a bronze statue in Tokyo.

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  • His ability, pure life and political connexions raised him rapidly to power.

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  • In 1909 on 879,000 acres a crop of hay (excluding forage) was raised valued at $16,155,000.

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  • The fall of Somerset in the following month raised Bonner's hopes, and he appealed from Cranmer to the council.

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  • The growth of the oak is slow, though it varies greatly in different trees; Loudon states that an oak, raised from the acorn in a garden at Sheffield Place, Sussex, became in seventy years 12 ft.

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  • The comparatively rapid growth of the tree is its great recommendation to the planter; it is best raised from acorns sown on the spot, as they are very bitter and little liable to the attacks of vermin; the tree sends down a long tap-root, which should be curtailed by cutting or early transplanting, if the young trees are to be removed.

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  • The execution was a military and not a national act, and at the last scene on the scaffold the triumphant shouts of the soldiery could not overwhelm the groans and sobs raised by the populace.

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  • He raised England to a predominant position among the Powers of Europe, and anticipated the triumphs of the elder Pitt.

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  • In December 16 J4 Cromwell despatched Penn and Venables with a fleet of thirty-eight ships and 2500 soldiers to the West Indies, their numbers being raised by recruits at the islands to 7000 men.

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  • Three chapels were built on the spot, and Gregory raised his cross there and elsewhere for the people to worship, just as St Nino was doing about the same time in Georgia.

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  • On the arrival of Alva at Brussels, Count Louis, with his brother William, withdrew from the Netherlands and raised a body of troops in defence of the patriot cause.

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  • In 1572 Louis, not deterred by previous disaster, raised a small force in France, and, suddenly entering Hainaut, captured Mons (May 23).

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  • By this means the mean temperature of the brass was raised through about 70° Fahr., while the amount of metal abraded was only 837 grains.

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  • By continuing this process every unit of mass which enters B will carry with it more energy than each unit which leaves B, and hence the temperature of the gas in B will be raised and that of the gas in A lowered, while no heat is lost and no energy expended; so that by the application of intelligence alone a portion of gas of uniform pressure and temperature may be sifted into two parts, in which both the temperature and the pressure are different, and from which, therefore, work can be obtained at the expense of heat.

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  • Strictly speaking, the name alludes to the arm or jib from which the load to be moved is suspended, but it is now used in a wider sense to include the whole mechanism by which a load is raised vertically and moved horizontally.

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  • On arriving at a certain height the lift ceases and the jenny is released, and by the continued pull of the rope, it runs up the jib; on arriving at an adjustable stop, the jenny is again locked, and the load can be lowered out; the hook can then be raised, when the jenny is automatically unlocked, and on paying out the rope the jenny gravitates to its first position, when the load is lowered and the cycle repeated.

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  • In Africa the Moorish prince, Firmus, raised the standard of revolt, being joined by the provincials, who had been rendered desperate by the cruelty and extortions of Count Romanus, the military governor.

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  • can be raised or lowered so as to give the cable less or more bend as it passes between them, while I, 3, 5, ...

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  • The depression of a second key causes the first key to be raised.

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  • Incoming currents pass from line through one coil of the relay, the key, and either the battery or battery resistance, according as whether the key is raised or depressed.

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  • The keyboard has five keys similar to those of a piano, and the letters and figures are obtained by the different combinations which can be formed by the raised and depressed keys.

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  • In the raised position a negative battery is connected to the distributor and in the depressed position a positive battery.

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  • for 15 words with an additional porterage charge for delivery beyond a certain distance, and in 1866 the tariff was raised to is.

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  • The next attempt at laying an Atlantic cable was made in 1865, the necessary capital being again raised in England.

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  • There would be a very serious question raised, and it would probably extend to other forms of British enterprise."

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  • At the time of the formation of the various telephone companies the enterprises were regarded as speculative, and much of the capital was raised at a discount.

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  • Sheep have likewise been raised in Piauhy, but there is no market for mutton and their wool is not utilized.

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  • His tutors were the learned Janos Vitez, bishop of Nagyvarad, whom he subsequently raised to the primacy, and the Polish humanist Gregory Sanocki.

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  • In Tuscany, however, the prevalence of mezzadria, properly so called, has raised the laborers position.

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  • School buildings have been improved and the qualifications of teachers raised.

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  • In 1894 the quota, including the additional tenth, was raised to the uniform level of 20%.

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  • But it neither raised the prestige of the papacy, nor could it satisfy the Italians, who rightly regarded the Roman see as theirs.

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  • He came in 1158 with a large army, overran Lombardy, raised his imperial allies, and sat down before the walls of Milan.

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  • The Guelph towns of Lombardy again raised their levies.

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  • of Luxembourg cro~sed the Alps soon after his ofeccjv~ election to the empire, and raised the hopes of the wars.

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  • Meanwhile Lodovico procured his nephews death, and raised a league against the French in Lombardy.

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  • The great gainer by this settlement was the papacy, which held the most substantial Italian province, together with a prestige that raised it far above all rivalry.

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  • In February 1831 these provinces rose, raised the red, white and green tricolor (which henceforth took the place of the Carbonarist colors as the Italian flag), and shook off the papal yoke with surprising ease.1 At Parma too there was an outbreak and a demand for the constitution; Marie Louise could not grant it because of her engagements with Austria, and, therefore, abandoned her dominions.

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  • The Neapolitans reached Bologna on the 17th of May, but in the meantime a dispute had broken out at Naples between the king and parliament as to the nature of the royal oath; a cry of treason was raised by a group of factious youngsters, barricades were erected and street fighting ensued (May Is).

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  • When war seemed imminent volunteers from all parts of Italy, especially from Lombardy, had come pouring into Piedmont to enrol themselves in the army or in the specially raised volunteer corps (the cornrnand of which was given to Garibaldi), and to go to Piedmont became a test of patriotism throughout the country.

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  • Garibaldis volunteers raised the standard of insurrection and held the field in the region of the Italian lakes.

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  • The question of the cession of Nice and Savoy had not been raised; for the emperor had not fulfilled his part of the bargain, that he would drive the Austrians out of Italy, since Venice was yet to be freed.

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  • The proposed congress fell through, and Napoleon thereupon raised the question of the cession of Nice and Savoy as the price of his consent to the union of the central provinces with the Italian kingdom.

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  • The civil list, which the law of the 10th of August 1862 had fixed at 650,000 a year, but which had been voluntarily reduced by the king to 530,000 in 1864, and to 490,000 in 1867, was thus raised to 570,000 a year.

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  • In November 1887 a strong expedition under General di San Marzano raised the strength of the Massawa garrison to nearly 20,000 men.

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  • The mayor of Venice sent a firm and dignified protest to the government for its inaction, and the people of Liguria raised a large subscription in favor of the troops, in recognition of their gallantry and admirable discipline during the troubles.

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  • In 1678 Charles, taking advantage of the growing hostility to France in the nation and parliament, raised his price, and Danby by his directions demanded through Ralph Montagu (afterwards duke of Montagu) six million livres a year (30o,000) for three years.

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  • Henceforward this amount must not be raised.

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  • By denouncing the evil deeds of John and the innovations practised by him, it shows what these were and how they were hated; how money had been raised, how forest areas had been extended, how minors and widows had been cheated and oppressed.

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  • His advocacy of an American episcopate, in connexion with which he wrote the Answer to Dr Mayhew's Observations on the Charter and Conduct of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (London 1764), raised considerable opposition in England and America.

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  • Their chiefs, Indutiomarus, who raised a rebellion against the Romans in 54 B.C., and his successor Cingetorix have.

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  • Baldwin raised them to great prosperity by his energy and foresight, and chiefly as a result of the active political and military support he rendered to the emperors Henry VII., Louis the Bavarian and Charles IV.

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  • On all sides his enemies rose up against him; in Romagna the deposed princes prepared to regain their own, and the Orsinis raised their heads once more in Rome.

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  • Before he reached Rome, Pope John XV., who had invited him to Italy, had died, whereupon he raised his own cousin Bruno, son of Otto duke of Carinthia, to the papal chair as Pope Gregory V., and by this pontiff Otto was crowned emperor on the 21st of May 996.

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  • In 1587 the see of Moscow was raised to patriarchal rank with the consent of Constantinople, and the subsequent concurrence of Alexandria, Antioch and Jerusalem (ib.

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  • STRELITZ (Strjeltsi), a body of Russian household troops originally raised by the tsar Ivan the Terrible in the middle of the 16th century.

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  • In the quiet of a country town, far removed from actual contact with painful scenes, but on the edge of the whirlwind raised by the Fugitive Slave Bill, memory and imagination had full scope, and she wrote for serial publication in The National Era, an anti-slavery paper of Washington, D.C., the story of "Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life among the Lowly."

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  • The careful and complete collection, by Franke, of the philological evidence at present available, has raised this hypothesis into a practical certainty.

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  • There are raised coral beds high up the mountains, and lava occurs in a variety of forms, even in solid flows; but all active volcanic agency has so long ceased that the craters have.

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  • They serve to conduct water through the thallus, the assimilating parts of which are in these forms often raised above the soil and are comparatively remote from the rhizoid-bearing (water-absorbing) region.

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  • Besides absorption, assimilation, conduction and protection there is another very important function for which provision has to be made in any plant-body of considerable size, especially when raised into the air, that of support.

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  • The hypocotyl usually elongates, by its cells increasing very greatly in the longitudinal direction both in number and size, so that the cotyledons are raised into the air as the first foliage-leaves.

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  • The highlander and viking, products of the valleys raised high amid the mountains or half-drowned in the sea, are everywhere of kindred spirit.

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  • The same year peace was concluded with Mithradates on condition that he should be put back to the position he held before the war; but, as he raised objections, he had in the end to content himself with being simply a vassal of Rome.

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  • From the bottom of this sea they have been raised to form the dry lands along the shores of Suffolk, whence they are now extracted as articles of commercial value, being ground to powder in the mills of Mr [afterwards Sir John] Lawes, at Deptford, to supply our farms with a valuable substitute for guano, under the accepted name of coprolite manure."

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  • It contains the distinct proposal that the transport of letters should be wholly gratuitous - the precursor of subsequent reform - and the prophecy that, under given circumstances, "the Americans would raise cheaper corn than has ever been raised."

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  • extinguished the honours of the father with those of the son, who had been created an earl when the lord Howard was raised to the dukedom.

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  • The Elamite king was dethroned and imprisoned in 700 B.C. by his brother Khallusu, who six years later marched into Babylonia, captured the son of Sennacherib, whom his father had placed there as king, and raised a nominee of his own, Nergal-yusezib, to the throne.

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  • Ummanigas afterwards assisted in the revolt of Babylonia under Samassum-yukin, but his nephew, a second Tammaritu, raised a rebellion against him, defeated him in battle, cut off his head and seized the crown.

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  • It was paved with large flagstones and in the centre was a beautiful kiosk or pavilion, covered with gold and raised over the reservoir of water for ablutions.

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  • In each of the sides was a gigantic archway, the wall being raised in a square from above the entrance.

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  • Where the valley is still cultivated, the jerd, a skin raised by oxen, is gradually being substituted for the naoura, no more of the latter being constructed to take the place of those which fall into decay.

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  • In early times irrigating canals distributed the waters over the plain, and made it one of the richest countries of the East, so that historians report three crops of wheat to have been raised in Babylonia annually.

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  • The flag of the United States was raised over Santa Cruz in July 1846.

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  • Both countries are rich in works of architecture raised during the time of Norman rule.

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  • Few buildings, at least few buildings raised i n any reasonable style of architecture which makes use of the arched construction, can be less like one another Sicily.

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  • At low temperatures SA predominates, but as the temperature is raised S, increases; the transformation, however, is retarded by some gases, e.g.

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  • In 1820 he suppressed an insurrection in the Caucasus, for which service he was raised to the rank of major-general.

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  • In July the siege of Silistria was raised, and the Russian armies recrossed the Danube; in August they withdrew to Russia.

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  • In the epistle ambo at Salerno and the gospel ambones at Cava and San Giovanni del Toro in Ravello, the columns support segmental arches carrying the ambones; the epistle ambo at Ravello and all those in Rome are raised on solid marble bases.

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  • A series of struggles raised this new people, the plebs, to a level with the old people, the populus.

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  • As Christianity wins the day, a new objection is raised to it.

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  • Most of the Chrysomelidae are metallic in colour and convex in form; in some the head is concealed beneath the prothorax, and the so-called "tortoise" beetles (Cassidinae) have the elytra raised into a prominent median ridge.

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  • Further, the age releasing from service was raised from 40 to 43 years and the militia (landsturm) was reorganized.

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  • This gave Catherine a certain right to the throne at her husband's death, and her claims were supported by Peter's most influential coadjutors, especially by Prince Menshikov, an ambitious man of humble origin who had been raised by his patron to the highest offices of state.

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  • Russia's advance westward raised indirectly the Eastern Question, because it threatened two of France's traditional allies, Sweden and Poland, and Choiseul considered that the best means of checkmating Catherine's 7l aryl, aggressive schemes was to incite France's third traditional ally, Turkey, to attack her.

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  • A plot to carry off the young Mortimers was defeated; but Mowbray, the earl marshal, who had been privy to it, raised a rebellion in the north supported by Archbishop Scrope of York.

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  • This line was originally designed as a " plateway " on the Outram system, but objections were raised to rails with upstanding ledges or flanges FIG.

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  • The final settlement of a rule requiring brake-levers to be fitted on both sides of goods-wagons was, however, deferred, owing to objections raised by certain of the railway companies.

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  • The shed may have a single pair of rails for wagons running through it along one side of a raised platform, there being a roadway for carts on the other side; or if more accommodation is required there may be two tracks, one on each side of the platform, which is then approached by carts at the end.

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  • The increased loading space required in the sheds is obtained by multiplying the number and the length of lines and platforms; sometimes also there are short sidings, cut into the platforms at right angles to the lines, in which wagons are placed by the aid of wagon turn-tables, and sometimes the wagons are dealt with on two floors, being raised or lowered bodily from the ground level by lifts.

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  • This minimum was at first fixed at 50%, but on and after the 1st of August 1906 it was raised to 75%, with the result that soon after that date practically all the rolling stock of American railways, whether passenger or freight, was provided with compressed air brakes.

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  • In the former case the sacrificer is raised to a higher level; he enters into closer communion with the gods.

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  • His whole heart was enlisted in the anti-slavery cause, and during the second year of the war he accepted a commission from the governor of the state as secondlieutenant and speedily raised a regiment.

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  • A mound of earth was raised which would serve as a platform on which the victim would be slaughtered in the presence of the concourse of spectators.

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  • It is only in rare instances that some exalted personality is raised to a higher level.

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  • Raised from seed it may become a tree 40 to as much as 70 ft.

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  • His extensive knowledge, combined with great oratorical powers, raised him to eminence both in Athens and in Rome.

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  • But be this as it may, he had no sooner adopted his new creed than he resolved to profess it; " a momentary glow of enthusiasm " had raised him above all temporal considerations, and accordingly, on June 8, 1753, he records that having " privately abjured the heresies" of his childhood before a Catholic priest of the name of Baker, a Jesuit, in London, he announced the same to his father in an elaborate controversial epistle which his spiritual adviser much approved, and which he himself afterwards described to Lord Sheffield as having been " written with all the pomp, the dignity, and self-satisfaction of a martyr."

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  • In 1863 the Territory raised six companies of infantry and six of cavalry (about 1000 men), which saw no actual service against the Confederates but were useful in subduing hostile Indians.

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  • After a marriage between the prince and Lady Diana Spencer, afterwards the wife of John, 4th duke of Bedford, had been frustrated by Walpole, Frederick was married in April 1736 to 1 Frederick was never actually created duke of Gloucester, and when he was raised to the peerage in 1736 it was as duke of Edinburgh only.

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  • Large quantities of cranberries are raised in the township. Plymouth is a port of entry, but its foreign commerce is unimportant; it has a considerable coasting trade, especially in coal and lumber.

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  • He was undoubtedly an extremely able soldier and a skilful statesman, and much of his legislation shows a real political sense; but his inordinate ambition, his oppressive methods of government and taxation, and his cruelty created enemies on all sides, and led to the collapse of the edifice of dominion which he had raised.

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  • Above this comes a row of circular shields, adorned with intricate arabesques, while bands and wreaths of lilies are everywhere scupltured on the windows, balconies, tambours and cornices, adding lightness to the fabric. The whole is raised on a platform 7 ft.

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  • This work was one of the most splendid monuments ever raised by the genius of a single individual.

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  • The most important question raised by the mosquitoparasitic theory of malaria is that of prevention.

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  • In 1861 he was captain of a company (which he had raised) in the 69th regiment of New York volunteers and fought at the first battle of Bull Run; he then organized an Irish brigade, of whose first regiment he was colonel until the 3rd of February 1862, when he was appointed to the command of this organization with the rank of brigadier-general.

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  • In 1793 he was raised to the peerage of Ireland as Baron O'Neill of Shane's Castle, and in 1795 was created a viscount.

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  • Sugar-cane, Indian corn and cotton are also produced in abundance, and cattle are raised.

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  • By insisting upon the restitution of the confiscated church-lands, assuming to regard England as a papal fief, requiring Elizabeth, whose legitimacy he aspersed, to submit her claims to him, he raised insuperable obstacles to the return of England to the Church of Rome.

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  • When peace was concluded fresh elections were held on the new franchise law introduced by the Cabinet, which raised the electorate from 3,000,000 to 8,000,000 votes (Oct.

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  • (2) But other traditions represent the people scattered and in hiding; Israel is groaning under the Philistine yoke, and the unknown Saul is raised up by Yahweh to save his people.

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  • This outrage, coupled with his appropriation of temple vessels, which he used as bribes, raised against Menelaus the senate and the people of Jerusalem.

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  • The siege was raised, more probably in consequence of the death of Antiochus Epiphanes than because Judas had gained any real victory.

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  • Alexander raised the siege, made peace with Ptolemy and secretly sent to Cleopatra for help against her son.

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  • The siege was raised.

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  • of Jamnia (Jabne Yebneh) had been raised to this dignity a century before, and, as members of the house of Hillel and thus descendants of David, the patriarchs enjoyed almost royal authority.

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  • (379-395) the internal affairs of the Jews were formally committed to the patriarchs, and Honorius (404) authorized the collection of the patriarch's tax (aurum coronarium), by which a revenue was raised from the Jews of the diaspora.

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  • When in 1821 the revolution broke out in continental Greece, the Cretans, headed by the Sphakiots, after a massacre at Canea at once raised the standard of insurrection.

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  • It soon became evident, however, that the Porte was endeavouring to obstruct the execution of the new reforms. Several months passed without any step being taken towards this realization; difficulties were raised with regard to the composition of the international commissions charged with the reorganization of the gendarmery and judicial system; intrigues were set on foot against the Christian governorgeneral; and the presence of a special imperial commissioner, who had no place under the constitution, proved so injurious to the restoration of tranquillity that the powers demanded his immediate recall.

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  • Venezelo raised the standard of revolt at Theriso in the White Mountains.

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  • This pope reigned only ten months; his successor, John XXIII., raised Pierre d'Ailly to the rank of cardinal (June 6, 1411), and further, to indemnify him for the loss of the bishopric of Cambrai, conferred upon him the administration of that of Limoges (November 3, 1412), which was shortly after exchanged for the bishopric of Orange.

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  • The state subscribed $5,000,000, which was raised on bonds sold to Nicholas Biddle, president of the United States Bank of Pennsylvania.

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  • In place of the six stamens we commonly find but one (two in Cypripedium), and that one is raised together with the stigmatic surfaces on an elongation of the floral axis known as the "column."

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  • The only industry of importance is grazing, cattle being raised for export to Chile, and a few sheep for their wool.

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  • In this same region the summer heat and rain provide a thoroughly tropical climate, in which rice and other tropical cereals are freely raised, being as a rule sown early in July and reaped in September or October.

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  • For his wars a larger force than his early bodyguard was required, and the Chronicler gives an account of the way in which an army of nearly 300,000 was raised and held by David's thirty heroes (i Chron.

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  • 4 On the questions raised see the commentaries upon 2 Sam.

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  • From this condition David raised the land to the highest state of prosperity and glory, and by his conquests made the united kingdom the most powerful state of the age.

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  • At the beginning of the 19th century a subscription was raised by the proprietors of land in the neighbourhood for improving the harbour, and an act was obtained by which they were incorporated under the title "The Grimsby Haven Co."

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  • raised Potemkin to the rank of a prince of the Holy Roman Empire.

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  • Tampa is an important shipping point for naval stores and phosphate rock, for vegetables, citrus fruit and pineapples, raised in the vicinity, and for lumber, cattle and fuller's earth.

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  • On the site of St Mary's (1837-1839), also Gothic, stood the small chapel raised by Christiana, sister of Robert Bruce, to the memory of her husband, Sir Christopher Seton, who had been executed on the spot by Edward I.

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  • Turgot's measures succeeded in considerably reducing the deficit, and raised the national credit to such an extent that in 1776, just before his fall, he was able to negotiate a loan with some Dutch bankers at 4%; but the deficit was still so large as to prevent him from attempting at once to realize his favourite scheme of substituting for indirect taxation a single tax on land.

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  • Besides lead, gypsum and zinc are raised, to a small extent; and for the quarrying of limestone Derbyshire is one of the principal English counties.

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  • The pear may be readily raised by sowing the pips of ordinary cultivated or of wilding kinds, these forming what are known as free or pear stocks, on which the choicer varieties are grafted for increase.

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  • Gymnosporangium sabinae, one of the rusts (Uredineae) passes one stage of its life-history on living pear leaves, forming large raised spots or patches which are at first yellow but soon become red and are visible on both faces; on the lower face of each patch is a group of cluster-cups or aecidia containing spores which escape when ripe.

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  • The simplest form of agriculture is that in which crops are raised from one patch of ground till it is exhausted, when it is allowed to go wild and abandoned for another.

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  • " Carrot rootes " were then raised in several parts of England, and sometimes by farmers.

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  • This society early began td hold a great show of live stock, implements, &c. In 1842 certain Midlothian tenant-farmers had the merit of originating an Agricultural Chemistry Association (the first of its kind), by which funds were raised for the purpose of conducting such investigations as the title of the society implies.

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  • In spite of the vast increase in national wealth, it was found a matter of increasing difficulty to meet a comparatively slight strain without recourse to measures of a highly controversial character; and the search for new sources of revenue (as in 1909) at once raised, in an acute form, questions of national commercial policy and the relations between the United Kingdom and the colonies.

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  • at Carlisle, the younger Robert joined Sir William Wallace, who raised the standard of Scottish independence in the name of Baliol after that king had surrendered his kingdom to Edward in 1296.

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  • The foot of the limpet is a nearly circular disk of muscular tissue; in front, projecting from and raised above it, are the head and neck (figs.

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  • In many Gastropoda the eyes are not thus sessile but raised upon special eye-tentacles (figs.

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  • This is a groove, the edges of which are raised and ciliated, lying near the branchial plume in the genera which possess that organ, whilst in Firoloida, which has no branchial plume, the osphradium occupies a corresponding position.

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

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  • He was suddenly placed under arrest owing to intrigues or suspicions of the men raised to power by the coup d'etat of Thermidor 9-10 (July 27-28) 1794.

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  • In April 1802 he procured the passing of a senatus consultum granting increased facilities for the return of the emigres; with few exceptions they were allowed to return, provided that it was before the 23rd of September 1802, and, after swearing to obey the new constitution, they entered into possession of their lands which had not been alienated; but barriers were raised against the recovery of their confiscated lands.

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  • The attempts of the royalists gave him little concern: the duc d'Angouleme raised a small force for Louis XVIII.

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  • Through the influence of these generals he became a captain of the guards, and was later raised to the rank of tribune and senator.

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  • P'tahil had now lost his power over men, and was driven by his father out of the world of light into a place beneath it, whence he shall at the day of judgment be raised, and after receiving baptism be made king of the `Uthre with divine honours.

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  • The question whether these projections can be considered an indication of former polypody in insects has been raised.

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  • On the critical questions raised by the spurious writings consult W.

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  • In process of time some of these banks, as in the case of Venice, raised themselves above the level of the water and became the true shore-line, while behind them lay large surfaces of water, called lagoons, formed partly by the fresh water brought down by the rivers, partly by the salt-water tide which found its way in by the channels of the river mouths.

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  • was carried on beams and could be raised in the middle, as we see it in Carpaccio's picture of "The Miracle of the Cross."

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  • The church is without aisles, and has a semicircular roof, and the choir is raised twelve steps above the floor of the nave.

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  • By his will Colleoni left his vast fortune to Venice on condition that a monument should be raised to him at St Mark's.

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  • This second Venice which we have raised in the lagoons is our mighty habitation; no power of emperor or of prince can touch us."

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  • To provide the requisite funds for this vast undertaking, a forced loan of% on net incomes was raised; the money bore interest at the rate of 4%.

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  • Moreover, still further tq limit the power of the doge, the number of ducal councillors was raised from two to six.

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  • She was raised at once to the position of a European power.

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  • He was sued for libel for printing a rebuke to some of his parishioners who had travestied the sacrament of the Lord's Supper; and after several years in the courts he was ordered to pay damages of £150, which was raised by his parishioners.

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  • The total amount raised by subscription for this purpose was £673.

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  • numbers on the mud flats at the mouths of rivers in the tropics, skipping about by means of the muscular, scaly base of their pectoral fins, with the head raised and bearing a pair of strongly projecting versatile eyes close together.

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  • It was the Parthian wars of the 3rd century which brought Palmyra to the front, and for a brief period raised her to an almost.

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  • - A covenant is said to be implied when it is raised by implication of law without any express provision being made for it in the lease.

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  • The ostensible purpose of his mission (apart, of course, from those of pilgrimage and perhaps relic-hunting) was that he might gain further instruction from Jerome on the points raised by the Priscillianists and Origenists; but in reality, it would seem, his business was to stir up and assist Jerome and others against Pelagius, who, since the synod of Carthage in 411, had been living in Palestine, and finding some acceptance there.

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  • Formerly in Egypt the cotton was treated as a perennial, but this practice has been generally abandoned, and fresh plants are raised from seed each year, as in America; one great advantage is that more than one crop can thus be obtained each year.

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  • One special plant is selected each year from the Soo raised from the previous season's test plant, and in four years' time the progeny of this plant constitutes the " general crop."

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  • Considerable interest attaches to the " Caravonica " cotton raised in South Australia, which has been experimented with in Australia, Ceylon and elsewhere.

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  • It is probably easier to extend the area under cotton rapidly when crops are raised from many places in proximity to other crops than when the mass of the cotton is obtained from a few highly specialized districts.

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  • But as he did nothing against his enemies, he was, after a reign of four years, deposed and blinded, and his nephew, Kavadh I., raised to the throne.

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  • Of great importance also was the house of the counts of Anjou, which was founded in 1246, by Charles, son of the French king Louis VIII., and which, in 1630, was raised to the dignity of a dukedom.

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