A-post sentence example

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  • All my mail goes to a post office box.
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  • I received a post card from Jeff—from Norfolk.
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  • Dean eased into the latest news by first telling of Winston's unsuccessful inquiry about a Post Office forwarding address before mentioning his conversation with Mrs. Glass.
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  • The establishment of a post office in the town helped the town attract new businesses.
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  • At the age of eight he was taken in charge by an elder brother of his father, Howard Hastings, who held a post in the customs. After spending two years at a private, school at Newington Butts, he was moved to Westminster, where among his contemporaries occur the names of Lord Thurlow and Lord Shelburne, Sir Elijah Impey, and the poets Cowper and Churchill.
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  • It seems, however, to have had some importance as a post station.
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  • The withdrawal of Mersenne in 1614 to a post in the provinces was the signal for Descartes to abandon social life and shut himself up for nearly two years in a secluded house of the faubourg St Germain.
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  • For an instant Descartes seems to have concurred in the plan of purchasing a post at Chatellerault, but he gave up the idea, and settled in Paris (June 1625), in the quarter where he had sought seclusion before.
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  • In 1833 Ferdinand de Lesseps was sent as consul to Cairo, and soon afterwards given the management of the consulategeneral at Alexandria, a post that he held until 1837.
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  • Within a twelvemonth he became more widely known by his Castigo y Perdon, and by a more humorous effort, Los dos Guzmanes; and shortly afterwards he was appointed by the Moderado government to a post in the home office, which he lost in 1854 on the accession to power of the Liberal party.
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  • In that year he became minister for foreign affairs, a post to which he was appointed also on four subsequent occasions and which he held at the time of his death.
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  • In the same year he became viceroy of Naples, a post of some difficulty and danger, which for five years he occupied with ability and success.
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  • In 1907 he took a prominent part in advocating the ending, rather than the mending, of the House of Lords; and in 1908 he was elected chairman of the party, a post which he held for two years and to which he was reelected in the autumn of 1914 when the then chairman, Mr. Ramsay Macdonald, had to resign owing to his pacifist views.
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  • Young Rainy was intended for his father's profession, but he was caught by the evangelical fervour of the Disruption movement, and after studying for the Free Church he became a minister, first in Aberdeenshire and then in Edinburgh, till in 1862 he was elected professor of Church history in the theological seminary, New College, a post he only resigned in 1900.
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  • At first he declined a post in which the duty was to be shared with a Presbyterian, or, as he.
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  • In 1690 he became president of the bailliage of Rouen, a post which he retained almost until his death, leaving it to his son.
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  • Jacques Vieau established here a post for the North-west Company of fur traders in 1795.
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  • It was therefore with surprise and some disapproval that people found Mr. Lloyd George, who appreciated his powers, admitting him into his Government in July 1917 as Minister of Munitions, a post in which he did good work for a year and a half, but did not come specially before the public. After the war, however, when Mr. Lloyd George reconstructed his Government, he became Secretary of State both for War and for Air, a conjunction of offices which was much criticized.
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  • Within a week Ranke received the promise of a post at Berlin, and in less than three months was appointed supernumerary professor in the university of that city, a striking instance of the promptitude with which the Prussian government recognized scientific merit when, as in Ranke's case, it was free from dangerous political opinions.
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  • The sand-pump descends by gravitation, and its fall is checked by pressing hack the lever, so as to throw the reel against a post which serves as a brake.
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  • He was for eight years professor of theology in the Protestant college of Nimes; but in 1661, having successfully opposed a scheme for re-uniting Catholics and Protestants, he was forbidden to preach in Lower Languedoc. In 1662 he obtained a post at Montauban similar to that which he had lost; but after four years he was removed from this also.
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  • In 1866 he accepted a post in the School of Forestry at Neustadt-Eberswalde, but soon moved to Carlsruhe Polytechnic. During the Franco-German campaign the Polytechnic was used as a hospital, and he took an active part in the care of the wounded.
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  • In 1798, after trying his hand at farming in America, Hauterive was appointed to a post in the French foreign office.
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  • Constant punitive measures were carried on by the military police; but in December 1892 a police column proceeding to establish a post at Sima was heavily attacked, and simultaneously the town of Myitkyina was raided by Kachins.
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  • He was governor-general of Crete; and in 1895 was appointed Ottoman ambassador in London, a post which he continued to hold until his death at Constantinople in 1902.
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  • There is a gutter round the level space of the stadium, with basins at intervals for the use of spectators or competitors, and a post at every hundred feet of the course, thus dividing it into six portions.
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  • He took a first class in the final mathematical school in 1854, and the following year was appointed mathematical lecturer at Christ Church, a post he continued to fill till 1881.
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  • Only scanty relics of antiquity have been found here; a post station was placed here by Pius VI.
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  • In 1756 he was appointed by Leopold, grand-duke of Tuscany, to the professorship of mathematics in the university of Pisa, a post which he held for eight years.
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  • He then entered the government service, and after a period of probation was appointed to a post in the ministry of finance.
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  • Weary with this work, he took a post at Borch College in 1710, where he wrote, and printed in 1711, his first work, An Introduction to the History of the Nations of Europe, and was permitted to present to King Frederick IV.
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  • In 1834, however, Fynn accepted a post under the Cape government and did not return to Natal for many years.
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  • Keate (1814-1873) became lieutenant-governor, a post which he filled until 1872.
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  • He held no further command at sea, but in 1796 he was named governor of Greenwich Hospital, a post which he held till his death on the 27th of January 1816.
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  • It is extremely probable that Acrae was not founded until after two obvious outposts had already been occupied - a post guarding the road to Acrae itself, and including the sacred enclosure of Apollo, which later, when it became a quarter of the city, acquired the name Temenites; and another post on the road to the north, in the upper part of the region known as Achradina.
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  • Nathaniel Hodges of London (1629-1688) in 1665 seems to have been the first who had the courage to make a post mortem inspection of a plague patient.
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  • There are five caravanserais, three mosques and a post office.
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  • In 1844 he became an extraordinary professor at the university of Berlin, and in the same year was appointed tutor to Prince Frederick William (afterwards the Emperor Frederick III.) - a post which he held till 1850.
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  • Albany's authentic history, however, may be dated from 1614, when Dutch traders built on Castle Island, opposite the city, a post which they named Fort Nassau.
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  • His friends tried in vain to obtain his appointment as minister of the marine; and he failed to obtain even a post as officer.
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  • He was nominated a commissioner for disbanding the army, and was appointed keeper of the records in the Tower, a post in which he performed useful services.
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  • In 1829 Crelle obtained a post for him at Berlin, but the offer did not reach Norway until after his death near Arendal on the 6th of April.
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  • Coquerel, as editor of Le Lien, a post which he held till 1870.
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  • Under Athalaric he was praefectus praetorio, a post which he retained till about 540, after the triumphal entry of Belisarius into Ravenna, when he retired from public life.
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  • His name first appears in the Ladies' Diary (a poetical and mathematical almanac which was begun in 1704, and lasted till 1871) in 1764; ten years later he was appointed editor of the almanac, a post which he retained till 1817.
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  • Disappointed at his failure to obtain a post in the gymnasium of his native town, he left Germany for good.
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  • He then retired to his estate in the Posen province, and occupied himself in writing pamphlets, memoirs, &c. When his estates passed into the grand duchy of Warsaw, he chose to remain a Prussian subject, and on the outbreak of the war of liberation he asked in vain for a post on the Prussian staff.
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  • Till 1858 Victoria was a post of the Hudson's Bay Company.
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  • At this date he was ambitious of a political career, but his father had sustained severe losses in business, and in these circumstances Manning, having graduated with first-class honours in 1830, obtained the year following, through Viscount Goderich, a post as supernumerary clerk in the colonial office.
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  • In 1898 he was appointed financial secretary to the War Office, a post in which he distinguished himself during the Boer War, in particular by a brilliant defence, in the debate on.
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  • It was a post of the Hudson's Bay Company in 1828-1846, and was protected by a large stockade, to which settlers fled for protection when attacked by the Indians.
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  • Fichte accepted a post as private tutor in Warsaw, and proceeded on foot to that town.
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  • After being liberated he took up his residence in Paris, where he obtained a post in one of the government offices.
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  • In 1848 he removed to London to fill a post in the board of health, under Edwin Chadwick, and became a prominent member of the brilliant circle which included George Grote and John Stuart Mill.
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  • Marshal Soult was appointed chief of the staff, a post for which he possessed very few qualifications; and, when the campaign began, command of the left and right wings had perforce to be given to the only two marshals available, Ney and Grouchy, who did not possess the ability or strategic skill necessary for such positions.
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  • The town has a number of handsome modern buildings, including a town hall, a post office, law courts, and a large hospital.
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  • Haymerle in 1881, the appointment of minister of foreign affairs for Austria-Hungary, a post which he held for fourteen years.
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  • The systematic development of the colony, the opening up of the hinterland and the exploitation of its economic resources date from the appointment of Captain Binger as governor, a post he held for over three years.
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  • In 1880 he was appointed librarian in Mason College, a post which he relinquished on account of ill-health in 1887.
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  • A handsome Gothic Lutheran church was erected in 1892-1897, a post office (Renaissance) in 1881, and new administrative offices and law courts in 1876-1880.
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  • In 18J5 he became professor of Geology in University College, London, a post which he held until 1877.
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  • In 1840 he was appointed director of a Lehrerseminar, a post which relieved him from pecuniary troubles.
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  • There he was arrested and imprisoned for a time until Napoleon's influence procured his release, and further gained for him a post as commissioner in the French army campaigning in Germany.
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  • When the Nottingham Congregational Institute was founded in 1863 he became the first principal, a post which he held till 5898, when he was succeeded by James Alexander Mitchell (1849-1905), who from 1903 till his death was general secretary of the Congregational Union.
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  • After teaching in Heidelberg and Berlin, he became professor of philosophy at Jena (1846), a post which he held till his death.
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  • Robert von Puttkammer, after a short course of law, began his official career in 1850 as Auskultator in the courts at Danzig, but in 1852 entered the civil service, receiving after his promotion to the rank of Assessor in 1854 a post in the railway department of the ministry for trade and industry.
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  • It is the market for the produce of the surrounding districts, has six caravanserais and a post office.
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  • In 1890 he resigned the professorship, and in 1893 he was appointed director of the Bureau of Weights and Measures, a post which he occupied till his death.
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  • Flying fences consist of a hedge with or without a post and rail, and with or without a ditch on one or both sides; consequently a horse has to jump both high and wide to clear them.
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  • In New England, and in the greater states generally, the governorship is still a post of dignity, and affords an opportunity for a display of character and talents.
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  • In 1824 a post office was established, and as there was another office of that same name in the state, the name was again changed, the present name being adopted.
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  • The next year, in circumstances curiously like those which were repeated when the French expedition under Marchand menaced Britain in Egypt by seeking to establish a post on the Upper Nile, George Washington, a young Virginian officer, was sent to drive the French from their Fort Duquesne on the Ohio river, where now stands Pittsburgh.
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  • The next years he spent in exile, at first in London, then in Holland; in 1852 he went to Paris, where, by means of private connexions, he received an appointment in the bank of Bischoffheim & Goldschmidt, of which he became managing director, a post which he held till 1866.
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  • The traditional site of these battles covers a very wide area, and it is supposed that Arthur held a post analogous to that of the general who, under the Roman occupation, was known as Comes Britanniae, and held a roving commission to defend the island wherever attacked, in contradistinction to the Dux Britanniarum, who had charge of the forces in the north, and the Comes Littoris Saxonici, whose task it was to defend the south-east line.
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  • In 1722 he was appointed to the deanery of Dromore, a post which seems to have entailed no duties, as we find him holding the offices of Hebrew lecturer and senior proctor at the university.
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  • The settlement was first called Westbourne and later was named Zanesville; a post office was established in 1802.
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  • From the first his professorial lectures were conspicuous for the unconventional enthusiasm with which he endeavoured to revivify the study of the classics; and his growing reputation, added to the attention excited by a translation of Aeschylus which he published in 1850, led to his appointment in 1852 to the professorship of Greek at Edinburgh University, in succession to George Dunbar, a post which he continued to hold for thirty years.
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  • Such a post set up by the priests is a god, is thrice anointed with ghee (or holy butter), and being set up beside the fire is invoked to let the offering go up to the gods .2 It is not always easy to mark off consecration from inspiration.
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  • In 1840 he obtained a post in the ministry of the interior at St Petersburg; but in consequence of having spoken too frankly about a death due to a police officer's violence, he was sent to Novgorod, where he led an official life, with the title of "state councillor," till 1842.
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  • He was professor of classics in Trinity College, Toronto, from 1859 to 1862, when he became rector of the high school at Quebec. In 1867 he returned to Oxford, and was made vice-principal of St Mary Hall, a post which he held until 1885.
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  • In the following May he was chosen professor of natural philosophy at the Royal Institution, a post which exactly suited his striking gifts and made him a colleague of Faraday, whom in 1866 he succeeded as scientific adviser to the Trinity House and Board of Trade, and in 1867 as superintendent of the Royal Institution.
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  • From 1880 to 1882 he was secretary for war, a post he accepted somewhat unwillingly; and in that position he had to bear the responsibility for the reforms which were introduced into the war office under the parsimonious conditions which were then part of the Liberal creed.
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  • Instead of settling in Italy, as he intended, Lessing accepted in 1770 the office of librarian at Wolfenbiittel, a post which was offered to him by the hereditary prince of Brunswick.
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  • His mother was superintendent of the hospital at Einsiedeln, a post she relinquished upon her marriage.
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  • After the July Revolution (1830) he became president of the Chamber of Peers - a post which he held through the whole of the reign of Louis Philippe (1830-1848).
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  • At this time Patmore's father became involved in financial embarrassments; and in 1846 Monckton Milnes secured for the son an assistant-librarianship in the British Museum, a post which he occupied industriously for nineteen years, devoting his spare time to poetry.
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  • The seat of government is Buea, a post 3000 ft.
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  • Others, which may be called " earth-tiltings," show themselves by a slow bending and unbending of the surface, so that a post stuck in the ground, vertical to begin with, does not remain vertical, but inclines now to one side and now to another, the plane of the ground in which it stands shifting relatively to the horizon.
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  • The corpse, having been washed and shrouded, is placed in an open bier, covered with a cashmere shawl, in the case of a man; or in a closed bier, having a post in front, on which are placed feminine ornaments, in that of a woman or child.
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  • He then steamed up the river and established a post at Sobat-; and after sending a gunboat up the Bahr-el-Ghazal to establish another post at Meshra-er-Rek, he returned to Omdurman.
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  • In occupying the town the British general had expressly refrained from pledging Great Britain to remain there; and the government held that any permanent occupation of a post on the mainland carried with it risks of complications out of all proportion to any possible benefit.
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  • In 1834 he applied to Jeffrey for a post at the Edinburgh Observatory.
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  • In 1891 he was elected President - a post which he held until 1902 - receiving also the honour of knighthood, and he was awarded a gold medal at the Paris Exhibition of 1900.
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  • At the close of 1856 Stanley was appointed regius professor of ecclesiastical history at Oxford, a post which, with the attached canonry at Christ Church, he held till 1863.
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  • In 1800 he was made director of the Sevres porcelain factory, a post which he retained to his death, 'and in which he achieved his greatest work.
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  • At the age of nineteen he was appointed to a post on the Swiss headquarters staff, and when scarcely twenty-one to the command of a battalion.
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  • It was not a suitable vocation, and he gladly accepted the rectorship of the Aegidien-gymnasiurn in Nuremberg, a post which he held from December 1808 to August 1816.
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  • When the first Coalition Ministry was formed in May 1915, he was appointed Solicitor-General and knighted, and he succeeded Sir Edward Carson in November as AttorneyGeneral, a post he held till 1919.
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  • About 1820 the Hudson's Bay Company established a post here, but there was no permanent settlement until after the middle of the 19th century.
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  • He became a writer and lecturer on socialism and was closely connected with the work of the Socialist Labor party from 1874 to 1884, then devoted himself almost exclusively to lecturing until his appointment to a post in the bureau of labour statistics.
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  • In 1858 he was appointed traffic manager to the Compagnie de Chemins de fer du Midi, a post in which he gave proof of his remarkable talent for organization, and in 1862 returned to the engineering service (in which he attained in 1886 the rank of inspector-general).
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  • He was lucky enough at once to find a post as principal of the educational institution established in his château at Marschlins by the Swiss statesman Ulysses von Salis (1728-1800).
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  • In 1767 he obtained a situation as translator in the excise office, and ten years later a post as storekeeper in a mercantile house.
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  • Fourcroy at the Ecole Polytechnique, where subsequently (1809) he became professor of chemistry, and from 1808 to 1832 he was professor of physics at the Sorbonne, a post which he only resigned for the chair of chemistry at the Jardin des Plantes.
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  • However, the Russians came in 1805, and in 1812 founded on Bodega Bay a post they held till 1841, whence they traded and hunted (even in San Francisco Bay) for furs.
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  • Two years later he went to Berlin to study astronomy under Encke, and in 1859 was appointed assistant observer at Pulkova, a post which he resigned in 1860 for a similar one at Brera, Milan.
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  • On the failure of the firm he obtained the office of registrar of St Andrew's parish, Newcastle, a post which he held until appointed secretary to the coal trade.
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  • About the same time a British expedition was also sent against Sambas and a post established at Pontianak.
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  • The American Fur Company established a post here in 1829 or earlier, but settlement really began in 1833, after the Black Hawk War, and the place had a population of 1200 in 1838.
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  • In 1877 he was appointed director of the American Nautical Almanac. office, a post which he held until March 1897.
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  • In the Roman period we find Aufidena figuring as a post station on the road between Sulmo and Aesernia, which, however, runs past Castel di Sangro, crossing the river by an ancient bridge some 5 m.
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  • But the first fact on which we can rely with confidence is that, when not yet twenty, he obtained a post in the war-office, by means of the influence that he possessed through the marriage of one of his uncles to the sister of Michel Le Tellier, the secretary of state for war.
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  • Edmonton was begun as a post of the North West Company about the year 1778.
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  • He studied at Naples, and a book on the philosophy of law based on Liberal principles won for him a post in the Neapolitan treasury.
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  • The Mozaffarids, who ruled roughly from 1313 to 1399 in Fars, Kerman and Kurdistan, were descended from the Amir Mozaffar, or Muzaffar, who held a post as governor under the Ilkhan ruler.
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  • Villemain was appointed by the restoration government "chef de l'imprimerie et de la librairie," a post involving a kind of irregular censorship of the press, and afterwards to the office of master of requests.
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  • The competition for appointments was naturally very keen; Couto mentions the case of one grantee who received the reversion of a post to which 30 applicants had a prior claim.'
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  • He declined the offer of a classical chair at Kiel, and accepted a post as tutor to the son of an intimate friend of Altenstein, the Prussian minister of education.
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  • He entered the Bengal civil service in 1867 and had a distinguished career as an administrator, becoming secretary to the Home Department of the Government of India in 1889, chief commissioner of Assam in 1894 and of the Central Provinces from 1895 to 1898, whence he was transferred to the India Office at home as secretary to the Judicial and Public Department, a post which he held until his retirement in 1910.
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  • He was imperial secretary (probably in this case a post connected with the military administration) to Manuel I.
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  • In 1823 he was appointed custodian of the university library at Breslau, a post which he held till 1838.
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  • This combination threatened to monopolize traffic, and it was opposed by the Central Railroad of New Jersey, the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western, and a branch of the North Pennsylvania (from Jenkintown to Yardley; sometimes called the " national " or " air-line "), and by the general public; and in 1873 the state passed a general railway law giving other railways than the United New Jersey holdings of the Penn, In 1864 a bill was introduced in the Federal House of Representatives making the Camden & Atlantic (now the Atlantic City) railway and the Raritan & Delaware Bay (now a part of the Central of New Jersey) a post route between New York and Philadelphia and authorizing these railways to carry passengers and freight between New York and Philadelphia.
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  • For many years he was engaged in managing various business enterprises, and became, in 1877, president of the Boston Manufacturers' Mutual Fire Insurance Company, a post which he held till his death.
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  • His father Petracco held a post of notary in the Florentine Rolls Court of the Riformagioni; but, having espoused the same cause as Dante during the quarrels of the Blacks and Whites, Petracco was expelled from Florence by that decree of the 27th of January 1302 which condemned Dante to lifelong exile.
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  • He preferred his literary leisure at Vaucluse, at Parma, in the courts of princes, to a post which would have brought him into contact with jealous priors and have reduced him to the position of the servant of a commonwealth.
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  • At this time Madame Kovalevsky was at Stockholm, where Gustaf Mittag Leffler, also a pupil of Weierstrass, who had been recently appointed to the chair of mathematics at the newly founded university, had procured for her a post as lecturer.
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  • In 1839 he went to Naples and was soon appointed director of the Vesuvius observatory, a post which he held until 1848.
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  • About half-a-mile east of it was a post station called Ad Novas.
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  • In1833-1834he was professor of divinity at Durham, a post which ill-health forced him to resign.
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  • In 1833 Plucker left Bonn for Berlin, where he occupied a post in the Friedrich Wilhelm's Gymnasium.
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  • Rivers now met with marked favour at court, being entrusted with a delicate mission to the elector of Hanover in 1710, which was followed by his appointment in 1711 as master-general of the ordnance, a post hitherto held by Marlborough himself.
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  • Cousin procured him a post on a government mission to the Morea in 1829, and on his return he published in 1830 a book on La Grece moderne.
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  • He disliked his immediate chief Grenville, one of the Whigs who joined Pitt, and a man of thoroughly Whiggish aristocratic insolence, In 1799 he left the foreign office and was named one of the twelve commissioners for India, and in 1800 joint paymaster of the forces, a post which he held till the retirement of Pitt in 1801.
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  • After his return to Japan Ito served in several cabinets as head of the bureau of engineering and mines, and in 1886 he accepted office as prime minister, a post which, when he resigned in 1901, he had held four times.
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  • On the second restoration he obtained a post as engineer in Paris, where much of his life from that time was spent.
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  • In 1789 his Observations sur les hopitaux procured him an appointment as administrator of hospitals in Paris, and in 1795 he became professor of hygiene at the medical school of Paris, a post which he exchanged for the chair of legal medicine and the history of medicine in 1799.
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  • He was also first president of the National Literary Society, a post which he resigned on the foundation of the Gaelic League.
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  • In 1812 he was appointed surgeon to the Middlesex hospital, a post he retained for twenty-four years.
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  • In 1697 Newton was appointed to the mastership of the mint, a post worth between £1200 and £150o per annum.
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  • Philip must have been satisfied with Requesens, for he named him viceroy in Milan, a post usually given to a great noble.
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  • The old duke of Newcastle, probably desiring a post for some nominee of his own, conveyed to the ear of the new minister various absurd rumours prejudicial to Burke, - that he was an Irish papist, that his real name was O'Bourke, that he had been a Jesuit, that he was an emissary from St Omer's.
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  • After completing his course he was appointed, being then under twenty years of age, to a post as assistant master in a college at Rouen.
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  • His constitutional weakness and bad eyesight forced him to abandon medicine, which he had adopted as a career, and in 1855 he returned to King's College as lecturer in English language and literature, a post which he almost immediately quitted for the professorship of modern history.
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  • Perrot built a chain of forts along the Mississippi and a post (the present Galena, Illinois) near the southern boundary of the state, where he discovered and worked a lead mine.
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  • In this period permanent military posts were established at Green Bay and Chequamegon (1718); in 1718 it was reported that traders had settled at Green Bay and De Pere; in 1727 a post was established on Lake Pepin.
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  • In 1695 Le Sueur built a post on Prairie Island, in the Mississippi, about 8 m.
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  • Educated at Rossall School and Oxford, he joined the Geological Survey in 1862, and in 1869 became curator of the Manchester museum, a post which he retained till 1890.
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  • Left destitute by the death of his father, who held a post in the household of the duchess of Vendome, his theological studies at the College de Lisieux in Paris were prosecuted at the expense of the duke of Bourbon.
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  • The centre of a fertile district, and a post on one of the main routes in the country, Blida has a flourishing trade, chiefly in oranges and flour.
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  • There he remained till 1855, when he succeeded Sir John Herschel as Master of the Mint, a post he held until his death on the 16th of September 5869.
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  • In 1848 he obtained a post in the ministry of instruction of the revolutionary government which he accompanied to Debreczen.
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  • Napoleon decorated him with the Iron Crown; and in 1808 he was made president of the Academy of the Fine Arts at Venice, a post in which he did good work for a number of years.
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  • Grosseteste aspired to a post in the bishop's household, but being deprived by death of this patron betook himself to the study of theology.
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  • At the age of twenty-three, at the queen's request, he was appointed farmer-general, a post of great responsibility and dignity worth a 100,000 crowns a year.
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  • The custom of postponing baptism, which was very general in the 4th and 5th centuries, probably made such cases more rare than is generally supposed, and so accounts for the absence of any allusion to them 1 A post.
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  • From 1877 to 1886 he was principal of Airedale College, Bradford, a post which he gave up to become the first principal of Mansfield College, Oxford.
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  • This same year, Cavour was appointed minister of agriculture in D'Azeglio's cabinet, and in 1852, after the fall of the latter, he became prime minister, a post which with brief interruptions he held until his death.
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  • In the year 1840 he entered the service of the French foreign office, and was appointed to a post under the marquis de la Valette, who was consul-general at Cairo.
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  • I received a post card from Jeff—from Norfolk.
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  • The results of a post mortem showed that Mrs Z died from acute myocardial infarction and coronary artery atheroma.
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  • Soft soil In deep loam or soft clay a deep narrow hole can quickly be made using a post hole auger.
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  • He regards all these as points of departure, none as a destination we live in a post avant-garde world.
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  • In time he would be appointed bandmaster, a post he held from 1935 until his death in November 1985.
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  • Bollywood movie extra There was a post on Molly's blog about weird jobs.
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  • Simon Simon is a male chimpanzee who was found tethered to a post at a gasoline station in Spain.
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  • He became the British consul in Hamburg, a post which he then resigned to become a full-time writer.
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  • Later on he was made senior deacon, a post he held till his death in 1923.
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  • Janet is studying for a post graduate diploma in Drugs Information.
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  • In 1966 Specter became district attorney of Philadelphia, a post he held for the next eight years.
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  • If you die, we are entitled to have a post mortem examination.
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  • Using a post graduate trainee counselor to manage deficits in service provision may be considered exploitative.
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  • The trend in workshops, at least at a post graduate level, is toward the literary novel.
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  • Joel Lane's Against My Ruins is the tale of two people attempting intimacy as they scavenge through a post holocaust city.
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  • If you see a post which you feel breaks house rules, please click on the exclamation mark below it to alert a moderator.
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  • Can be compared with a post office 's pigeon holes.
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  • He later went on to become principal of Stroud School of Art, a post he held for over six years.
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  • He applied for a job as a crown prosecutor and was offered a post.
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  • Tax credits are normally paid into a bank or building society account, or a Post Office card account.
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  • The gangplank was hoisted on a post and fitted with an iron spike which would embed itself in the deck of an enemy vessel.
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  • Prof. Derek Burke was previously vice-chancellor of the University of East Anglia, a post he held with distinction from 1987-1995.
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  • In October 1639 a form of government was adopted, based on the Mosiac Law, and Eaton was elected governor, a post which he continued to hold by annual re-election, first over New Haven alone, and after 1643 over the New Haven Colony or Jurisdiction, until his death at New Haven on the 7th of January 1658.
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  • Several diplomatists in active service were approached, but, partly on account of their refusal, and partly from the desire of the Left to avoid giving so important a post to a diplomatist bound by ties of friendship or of interest to the Right, the choice fell upon Melegari, Italian minister at Bern.
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  • His translation of Anacreon (1791) obtained him a post in the royal library in 1795, and in1796-1797he published paraphrases from Theocritus, Bion, Moschus, Sappho and Meleager.
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  • He was lucky enough at once to find a post as principal of the educational institution established in his château at Marschlins by the Swiss statesman Ulysses von Salis (1728-1800).
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  • Reviewing his impressions of the recent battle, picturing pleasantly to himself the impression his news of a victory would create, or recalling the send-off given him by the commander-in-chief and his fellow officers, Prince Andrew was galloping along in a post chaise enjoying the feelings of a man who has at length begun to attain a long-desired happiness.
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  • Boris, during the campaign, had made the acquaintance of many persons who might prove useful to him, and by a letter of recommendation he had brought from Pierre had become acquainted with Prince Andrew Bolkonski, through whom he hoped to obtain a post on the commander-in-chief's staff.
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  • Have you chosen a post in which you might be of service to your neighbor?
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  • After the Austerlitz campaign Prince Andrew had firmly resolved not to continue his military service, and when the war recommenced and everybody had to serve, he took a post under his father in the recruitment so as to avoid active service.
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  • Country neighbors from Otradnoe, impoverished old squires and their daughters, Peronskaya a maid of honor, Pierre Bezukhov, and the son of their district postmaster who had obtained a post in Petersburg.
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  • They called into a Post Office to leave some items from the ruck sack to remove some weight.
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  • Seconds early Neil Tolson had struck a post after veteran Steve Cherry had failed to clear, whilst Gaynor has a screamer inches wide.
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  • Was the mill a post mill, smock mill or tower mill?
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  • Prof. Derek Burke was previously Vice-Chancellor of the University of East Anglia, a post he held with distinction from 1987-1995.
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  • Have a physical mailing address instead of a post office box.
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  • It uses a post and screw system to keep your pages neatly organized.
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  • If you have lots of photos to use, consider a post bound album that can be expanded as you go.
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  • Another cool feature of the site is that everything a user does on the site (such as make a comment on a post or log in), the user scores points.
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  • Whatever the reason, it means that you now need to write a post wedding reception invitation.
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  • Fortunately, you can sign up for a daily email newsletter from the site if you're worried about missing a post.
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  • A great way to be annoying in computer class- and all you need is a post it note and a computer mouse (preferably not your own).
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  • The phone number is not in service and it is difficult to find a street address for the association using a post office box number.
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  • Treehugger has a post that shows some PhotoShopped video game art, particularly those for covers that never quite made it print.
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  • You may also wish to include a post script, since some people will read that before they read the actual letter.
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  • To potentially increase your response, add a post script with your donation website, if you have one.
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  • Are you ever tempted to "hide" the good leads for yourself when you write a post for the blog?
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  • For example, in a post on August 13, 2007, they wrote about how American Express has canceled their health savings account cards.
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  • The money charged for insurance via the USPS website is the same that customers pay for package insurance when walking into a post office.
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  • In other, more extreme situations, you can get a post office box or other confidential shipping method for purchases.
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  • These are paid for with credits that are either purchased or earned by doing things like commenting on a post.
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  • If you're not sure the content on your blog is worthy of attracting a broad audience, review the article 13 Questions to Ask before Publishing a Post on Your Blog.
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  • Sometimes this is a "carnival" where one blog writes a post linking to several posts on a particular theme.
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  • Pay per Post-Pay per post is a system that allows you to get paid by writing a post that advertises a product or service on your blog.
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  • One thing that differentiates these online communities from others is that most of them adhere to a fascinating format where the user doesn't simply write a post and click "submit."
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  • For example, a post that talks about going to the supermarket and then coming home to clean the apartment won't attract followers.
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  • This means that when you write a post or blog entry that displays your image, the displayed image is loaded from a different web server than the one where the forum or blog is hosted.
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