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  • Obviously he was accustomed to socializing on a high level.

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  • "You'll lose it if you don't," he said wisely, accustomed to helping Jonny help her search the house for keys, purses, and anything else she lost.

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  • "No," he said without hesitation, accustomed to Darian's odd questions.

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  • Speck shifted away from him, a response Dusty was accustomed to after thousands of years as Damian's lead executioner.

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  • The armory was not the collection of a wealthy connoisseur; this was the personal armory of a man accustomed to killing often.

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  • She wasn't accustomed to anyone taking the time to think of her.

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  • Damian sat down on the arm of a leather couch, accustomed to the reaction, and pulled off his boot to drain the water.

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  • The darkness immediately engulfed them and they paused a dozen baby steps into the tunnel to allow their eyes to become accustomed to the blackness.

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  • As someone accustomed to being in control of her world, she needed a little more time before she was ready to face him.

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  • He was accustomed to hearing and safeguarding the secrets of others.

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  • He changed mechanically, as if accustomed to removing bloody clothing several times a day.

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  • Not accustomed to the rules of this world?

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  • She doubted he saw anything wrong with the treatment he was accustomed to.

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  • You forget: I am not a warrior bound by honor but a diplomat accustomed to undermining others, Jetr replied.

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  • He studied her, dark depths taking her in with quiet intensity she was not yet accustomed to.

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  • You will have to be more careful until you are accustomed to your strength.

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  • They were both becoming accustomed to their superior strength and heightened senses.

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  • It took her a few minutes to become accustomed to the gearing, but she was shifting smoothly much quicker than he expected.

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  • He had grown accustomed to women acting this way, yet today, in this atmosphere, it made him uncomfortable.

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  • He had become so accustomed to Elisabeth's warmth, the bed only served to spotlight the cold vacancy.

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  • Maybe Alex was no pretty boy, but he was certainly accustomed to more lavish surroundings.

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  • You may be accustomed to scraping by in some third world country, but this is our country.

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  • With his commanding air, he was accustomed to being in charge.

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  • All the while, the two soldiers before her remained standing or leaning, accustomed to the rocky flight.

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  • Thunder cracked overhead.  Rhyn had ignored the rain, accustomed to being miserable.  Hell was either broiling or freezing, and the Alps were just as cold.  The underworld's chilled rain didn't compare.

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  • Once past the scrub brush and small trees, the near-total darkness surprised him, causing him to pause until his eyes became accustomed to this darkened world.

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  • He was accustomed to being around sophisticated people - and she was anything but that.

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  • I'll have them in the small pasture for a while until they get accustomed to their new surroundings.

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  • It wasn't a grand place, but it was a mansion next to what she was accustomed to.

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  • You said not to feed them until they were more accustomed to their surroundings.

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  • The longhorns had been grazing against the fence with the buffalo for the last two weeks, so they would be accustomed to each other.

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  • He was so accustomed to them, he barely noticed them.

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  • As someone accustomed to planting ideas in the heads of others, she recognized the thought as coming from someone else.

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  • The youth was smaller and nimble, accustomed to navigating the forest.

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  • The youth scrambled up as if accustomed to the treatment, yelling again at his father.

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  • I am accustomed to a different enemy, one not nearly as strong.

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  • When they first met, she had assumed he would be bored without the luxuries she assumed he was accustomed to.

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  • It won't be as steep, but it will be easier as you become more accustomed to the gait of the horse.

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  • For a moment his gaze ran over her face in that searching way she had grown accustomed to.

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  • The stranger's face softened with the warmth of pity, a sight Xander was accustomed to.

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  • "I'll call it," he replied, accustomed to helping her find her phone, keys and wallet when she was too tired to recall where she put them after work.

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  • Xander glanced at her, accustomed to the near-trance she went into whenever she was online.

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  • Someone accustomed to taking what he wanted didn't just help someone like her.

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  • The opportunity of utilizing the wool for textile industries has not yet been taken, though Sardinian women are accustomed to weave strong and durable cloth.

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  • The conception will be made clearer when it is remembered that Aquinas, taught by the mysterious author of the writings of the pseudo-Dionysius, who so marvellously influenced medieval writers, sometimes spoke of a natural revelation, or of reason as a source of truths in themselves mysterious, and was always accustomed to say that reason as well as revelation contained two kinds of knowledge.

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  • This passage is interesting also as showing that women were accustomed to play the game in those days.

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  • The mountain tribes on the road (the Oxii, Pers, Huzha), accustomed to exact blackmail even from the king's train, learnt by a bitter lesson that a stronger hand had come to wield the empire.

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  • The Swiss, owing to their peculiar geographical position and to certain political circumstances, early manifested independence in ecclesiastical matters, and became accustomed to the Statistics.

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  • A small company had been accustomed to meet in the lodging of the sieur de la Ferriere in Paris near the Pre-auxCleres.

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  • The Epidaurians had been accustomed to make annual offerings to the Athenian deities Athena and Erechtheus in payment for the Athenian olive-wood of which the statues were made.

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  • regarded by Philo and Josephus, who are accustomed to seek a philosophical justification for the peculiar institutions of their religion.

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  • The natives were accustomed to suck its tubular flowers for the honey they contained.

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  • This belief appears to be of a more primitive character than the view which places the seat of life in the heart, though we are accustomed to think that the latter was the prevailing view in antiquity.

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  • European geographers have been accustomed to divide the islands into three groups for purposes of nomenclature, calling the northern group the Parry Islands, the central the Beechey Islands and the southern the Coffin or Bailey Islands.

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  • In its fourth year its training as a beast of burden begins, when it is taught to kneel and to rise at a given signal, and is gradually accustomed to bear increasing loads.

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  • Though their rule was favorable to the Romans, they were Arians; and religious differences, combined with the pride and jealousies of a nation accustomed to imperial honors, rendered the inhabitants of Italy eager to throw off their yoke.

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  • The Persians of Cyrus were a vigorous race of husbandmen, living in a healthy climate, accustomed to hardship, brave and upright.

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  • Sheltered behind the entrenchments, the Spaniards scarcely suffered, for they were lithe active troops accustomed to lie down and spring up from the ground.

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  • As for Gramont, he had "no conception of the exigencies of this regime; he remained an ambassador accustomed to obey the orders of his sovereign; in all good faith he had no idea that this was not correct, and that, himself a parliamentary minister, he had associated himself with an act destructive of the authority of parliament."

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  • In later life he was accustomed to say that he knew as much about mathematics when he was eighteen as ever he knew; but his reading embraced nearly the whole round of knowledge - history, travels, poetry, philosophy and the natural sciences.

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  • A complete restatement could only be undertaken by a group of men, trained in much the same conditions, accustomed to think and work together, each one engaged on a special department, but all acting under the control of one master-mind.

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  • Next he places the parrots (q.v.), and then the vast assemblage of " Passereaux "- which he declares to be all of one type, even genera like Pipra (manakin, q.v.) and Pitta - and concludes with the somewhat heterogeneous conglomeration of forms, beginning with Cypselus (swift, q.v.), that so many systematists have been accustomed to call Picariae, though to them as a group he assigns no name.

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  • A man accustomed to devote the whole of his time to the study of demand and supply in relation to cotton, after some years of experience, will be qualified ordinarily to form fairly accurate judgments of the prices to be expected.

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  • The Gauls were accustomed to offer human sacrifices, usually criminals.

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  • In any case the native Frank, accustomed to commercial intercourse and diplomatic negotiations with the Mahommedans, could hardly share the unreasoning passion to make a dash for the "infidel."

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  • Other encyclicals, such as those on Christian marriage (Arcanum divinae sapientiae, 10th February 1880), on the Rosary (Supremi apostolatus oficii, 1st September 1883, and Superiore anno, 5th September 1898), and on Freemasonry (Humanism genus, 20th April 1884), dealt with subjects on which his predecessor had been accustomed to pronounce allocutions, and were on similar lines.

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  • Wesley's headquarters at Bristol were in the Horse Fair, where a room was built in May 1739 for two religious societies which had been accustomed to meet in Nicholas Street and Baldwin Street.

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  • Hence the vast majority of the people whom we are accustomed to think of as Ottomans are so only by adoption, being really the descendants of Seljuks or Seljukian subjects, who had derived from Persia whatever they possessed of civilization or of literary taste.

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  • The generals were in the prime of life, had not yet learnt to distrust one another, and were accustomed to work under the emperor and with one another.

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  • Even then the day might have been saved had Blucher been able to find even twenty squadrons accustomed to gallop together, but the Prussian cavalry had been dispersed amongst the infantry commands, and at the critical moment it proved impossible for them to deliver a united and decisive attack.

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  • In 1546 the council of Trent adopted the canon of Augustine, declaring " He is also to be anathema who does not receive these entire books, with all their parts, as they have been accustomed to be read in the Catholic Church, and are found in the ancient editions of the Latin Vulgate, as sacred and canonical."

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  • We cannot solve the equation 7s.+X=4s.; but we are accustomed to transactions of lending and borrowing, and we can therefore invent a negative quantity - 3s.

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  • We cannot solve the equation 7X =4s.; but we are accustomed to subdivision of units, and we can therefore give a meaning to X by inventing a unit w s.

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  • As evidence of such prowess, and as a token of his right to a share of any spoil, the warrior was accustomed to scalp his enemy and adorn his bridle with the trophy.

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  • A younger contemporary speaks of his having made a wonderful clock or sun-dial at Magdeburg; and we know from his letters that Gerbert was accustomed to exchange his globes for MSS.

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  • One more point must be considered: there is the evidence of competent observers to show that members of a tribe accustomed to nudity, when made to assume clothing for the first time, exhibit as much confusion as would a European compelled to strip in public. This fact, considered together with what has been said above, compels the conclusion that modesty is a feeling merely of acute self-consciousness due to appearing unusual, and is the result of clothing rather than the cause.

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  • For a people so accustomed to revolutionary outbreaks, the Venezuelans are singularly deficient in military organization.

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  • The Syrian kings of Damascus seem to have habitually assumed the title of Benhadad, or son of Hadad (three of this name are mentioned in Scripture), just as a series of Egyptian monarchs are known to have been accustomed to call themselves sons of Amon-Ra.

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  • In spite of heavy losses the Austrians were perhaps better in hand and more capable of resuming the battle next morning than the victors, for they were experienced in war, and accustomed to defeat, and retired in good order in three organized columns within easy supporting distance of each other.

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  • Then we have the property of adaptation, in which the negative reaction may be changed into a positive; a given toxin may at first repel the cell, but by a gradual process the cell becomes accustomed to such a toxin and will move towards it.

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  • Incense was not burnt in private masses, so that the clergy were accustomed to celebrations without it, and would naturally forego it on any plausible ground."

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  • It was now intended to re-establish the government on the basis of the old republican institutions, but it was found that sixty years of Medici rule had reduced them to mere shadows, and the condition of the government, largely controlled by a balia of 20 accoppiatori and frequently disturbed by the summoning of the parlamento, was utterly chaotic. Consequently men talked of nothing save of changing the constitution, but unfortunately there was no longer an upper class accustomed to public affairs, while the lower class was thoroughly demoralized.

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  • He ordered the construction of the famous carriage for six, in the name of the baroness von Korff, and kept it in his hotel grounds, rue Matignon, that all Paris might get accustomed to the sight of it.

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  • In the Heliand the Saviour and His Apostles are conceived as a king and his faithful warriors, and the use of the traditional epic phrases appears to be not, as with Cynewulf or the author of Andreas, a mere following of accepted models, but the spontaneous mode of expression of one accustomed to sing of heroic themes.

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  • As has been said above, the tone of many portions of the Heliand is that of a man who was no mere imitator of the ancient epic, but who had himself been accustomed to sing of heroic themes.

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  • Since his time the anthropological researches of Broca, Thurnam and Davis, Huxley, Busk, Beddoe, Virchow, Tubino and others have proved the existence in Europe, from Neolithic times, of a race, small of stature, with long or oval skulls, and accustomed to bury their dead in tombs.

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  • The labourers are commonly obtained from the Cholos, or Indian inhabitants of the sierras, who are accustomed to high altitudes, and are generally efficient and trustworthy.

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  • The reception of this volume was cordial, but not so universally respectful as that which Tennyson had grown to expect from his adoring public. The fact was that the heightened reputation of Browning, and still more the sudden vogue of Swinburne, Morris and Rossetti (1866-1870), considerably disturbed the minds of Tennyson's most ardent readers, and exposed himself to a severer criticism than he had lately been accustomed to endure.

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  • Great as were his eloquence, his knowledge and his financial skill, Gladstone was accustomed to say of himself that the only quality in which, so far as he knew, he was distinguished from his fellow-men was his faculty of concentration.

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  • Much depends on what the "seer" is accustomed to use, and some persons who can "scry" in a glass ball or a glass waterbottle cannot "scry" in ink.

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  • We are accustomed to regard the whole conception of creeds, i.e.

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  • The main position was very skilfully taken up, and care was taken to distribute the troops so that the indifferent and immature were closely supported by those who were "better disciplined and more accustomed to war."

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  • On each occasion new areas had to be brought within the sphere of enumeration, whilst the necessity for the use in the wilder tracts of a schedule simpler in its demands than the standard, grew less as the country got more accustomed to the inquiry, and the efficiency of the administrative agency increased.

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  • In England, in the middle ages, the king was accustomed to send in to the mint the produce of his own silver mines, and claimed the exclusive privilege of purchasing the precious metals.

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  • They are thrown together in a way unusual with Mark, who is accustomed to place each important saying in a setting of its own.

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  • Montaigne was not only put out to nurse with a peasant woman, but had his sponsors from the same class, and was accustomed to associate with it.

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  • But the population was accustomed to talk of an Austrian Empire and of the Austrian Emperor, neither of which designations was quite happy or accurate.

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  • We are accustomed to look upon him chiefly as a missionary; but his completion of the conversion of the peoples of central Germany (Thuringians and Hessians) and his share in that of the Frisians, are the least part of his life-work.

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  • The only way of filling up the gaps in the population of the ravaged land was to invite foreign immigrants of a superior class, chapmen and handicraftsmen, not only given to peace ful pursuits and accustomed to law and order, but Cities.

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  • In the majority of cases the conditions of success are that the wild creatures should be obtained as young as possible, kept in their native localities until they have become accustomed to man and to such food as they can be given at their ultimate destinations.

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  • The more powerful creatures in a state of nature are accustomed to kill a prey too large to be devoured at once, and to return to it again and again, long after it has become putrid; the smaller forms, for the most part, devour nothing but small creatures immediately after they have been captured and killed, and consequently in an absolutely fresh condition.

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  • Many authorities attempt to restrain visitors from feeding the animals in their charge, but such a restriction, even if practicable, is not all gain, for animals in captivity are less inclined to mope, and are more intelligent and tamer, if they become accustomed to regard visitors as pleasant sources of tit-bits.

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  • In modern times;the region has attracted mountaineers and many visitors accustomed to rough lodging and difficult travelling.

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  • Spener, he founded the Collegium Philobiblicum, at which a number of graduates were accustomed to meet for the systematic study of the Bible, philologically and practically.

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  • Those of the northern plateau are small, hardy and long-lived, being bred on extensive ranges in a cooler atmosphere, and accustomed to long journeys in search of water and pasture.

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  • Many of his general exhortations are but very indirectly connected with the practical issue to which the epistle is directed, and it is very probable that he was drawing largely upon the homiletical material with which he was accustomed to edify his fellow-Christians at Rome.

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  • Here the tenants of the church lands were accustomed to pay their rents.

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  • Thus the people were well accustomed to work their institutions, and when they gained their independence continued to maintain those institutions with comparatively little change.

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  • This duty of interpretation belongs to all tribunals, but as constitutional cases are, if originating in a lower court, usually carried by appeal to the Supreme Court, men have grown accustomed to talk of the Supreme Court as in a special sense the guardian of the Constitution.

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  • In the earliest age of Christian monasticism the ascetics were accustomed to live singly, independent of one another, at no great distance from some village, supporting themselves by the labour of their own hands, and distributing the surplus after the supply of their own scanty wants to the poor.

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  • This kind of change is troublesome to estimate and inconvenient to adopt, as it involves placing passages where we are not accustomed to look for them; but to the question, did the author write the passage here or there?

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  • Socialism presupposes that broad masses of the people have been accustomed to organization, that numerous economic and political organizations exist, and can develop in perfect freedom.

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  • No sooner is he overcome with sleep than Judith, seizing his sword, strikes off his head and gives it to her maid; both now leave the camp (as they had previously been accustomed to do, ostensibly for prayer) and return to Bethulia, where the trophy is displayed amid great rejoicings and thanksgivings.

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  • The preachers had long been accustomed to consult the leader's meetings of their societies, but it was now clearly decided that stewards and leaders should be appointed in connexion with the leaders' meeting, and certain rights were granted to that meeting as to the admission and expulsion of members.

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  • and obligations had no place, and it was seen that the volunteers who flocked to the standards of the various commanders were not less but even more efficient in the field than the vassals they had hitherto been accustomed to lead.

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  • He has been accused of being incapable of resisting them, but we must take into account the unwillingness of the nobles, who continually refused to join the royal army; moreover, the Frankish army does not seem to have been sufficiently accustomed to war to make any headway against the pirates.

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  • The energy which warriors were accustomed to put forth in their efforts to conquer was now " exhibited in the enterprise of conversion and teaching " 5 by Wilfrid on the coast of Friesland, 6 by Willibrord (658-715) in the neighbourhood of Utrecht,7 by the martyr-brothers Ewald or Hewald amongst the " old " or continental Saxons, 8 by Swidbert the apostle of the tribes between the Ems and the Yssel, by Adelbert, a prince of the royal house of Northumbria, in the regions north of Holland, by Wursing, a native of Friesland, and one of the disciples of Willibrord, in the same region, and last, not least, by the famous Winfrid or Boniface, the " apostle of Germany " (68 o-755), who went forth first to assist Willibrord at Utrecht, then to labour in Thuringia and Upper Hessia, then with the aid of his kinsmen Wunibald and Willibald, their sister Walpurga, and her thirty companions, to consolidate the work of earlier missionaries, and finally to die a martyr on the shore of the Zuider Zee.

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  • Lacking often the protection of a strong ruler, the Lombard cities had been accustomed to act together for mutual defence, and in 1093 Milan, Lodi, Piacenza and Cremona formed an alliance against the emperor Henry IV., in favour of his rebellious son Conrad.

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  • His disappointed ambition prompted him to take the step for which his countrymen were longing, for they too were grumbling at the withdrawal of the "presents," in other words the veiled ransom-money, which for many years they had been accustomed to receive.

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  • The congress of Vienna assigned the whole of the lower Rhenish districts to Prussia, which had the tact to leave them in undisturbed possession of the liberal institutions they had become accustomed to under the republican rule of the French.

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  • It was, of course, not to be expected that an Oxonian Tory should praise the Presbyterian polity and ritual, or that an eye accustomed to the hedgerows and parks of England should not be struck by the bareness of Berwickshire and East Lothian.

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  • The Germans, so long accustomed to rule, now saw their old ascendancy threatened, and they defended it with an energy that increased with each defeat.

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  • He held many college offices, becoming successively lecturer in Greek (1651), mathematics (1653),andhumanity('655), praelector (1657), junior dean (1657), and college steward (1659 and 1660); and according to the habit of the time, he was accustomed to preach in his college chapel and also at Great St Mary's before the university, long before he took holy orders.

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  • Mahomet's mission was Rot to Europeans, but to a people who, though quick-witted and receptive, were not accustomed to logical thinking, while they had outgrown their ancient religion.

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  • Moslem A uthorities.Arabic literature being cosmopolitan, and Arabic authors accustomed to travel from place to place to collect traditions and obtain oral instruction from contemporary authorities, or else to enjoy the patronage of Maecenates, the literary history of Egypt cannot be dissociated from that of the other Moslem countries in which Arabic was the chief literary vehicle.

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  • The citizens of Cairo, accustomed to such occurrences, immediately closed their shops, and every man who possessed any weapon armed himself.

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  • That phase of cell life which we are accustomed to call "active" is accompanied always by disintegration.

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  • To those accustomed to look on the Ten Words written on the tables of stone as the very foundation of the Mosaic law, it is hard to realize that in ancient Israel there were two opinions as to what these "Words" were.

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  • Carlyle, accustomed to his father's household, was less frightened by the prospect of poverty.

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  • Though the chief religions of the highlanders, the Episcopalian and Catholic forms, were depressed by persecution, and priests were few, the clans had long been accustomed to lack of religious functions and did not feel the want.

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  • We know that the early Christians were accustomed to sing hymns, both in their homes and on the occasions of their meeting together.

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  • As far as actual work was concerned, Goethe went his own way as he had always been accustomed to do; but the mere fact that he devoted himself with increasing interest to literature was due to Schiller's stimulus.

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  • The people of Irak had never been accustomed to discipline, and no improvement had taken place during the troubles of the last years.

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  • That the unit for logic is the concept and not the judgment has proved a stumblingblock to those of Lotze's critics who are accustomed to think in terms of the act of thought as unit.

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  • We cannot determine the date at which some book-learned man, interested in poetry, took down from the lips of a minstrel one of the stories that he had been accustomed to sing.

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  • Of these the first is etymologically correct (except that it should rather be " stitcher of verse "); the second was suggested by the fact, for which there is early evidence, that the reciter was accustomed to hold a wand in his hand - perhaps, like the sceptre in the Homeric assembly, as a symbol of the right to a hearing.3 The first notice of rhapsody meets us at Sicyon, in the reign of Cleisthenes (600-560 B.C.), who " put down the rhapsodists on account of the poems of Homer, because they are all about Argos and the Argives " (Hdt.

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  • It is full of martial spirit, yet makes no use of the phrases of the heathen epic, which Cynewulf and other Christian poets were accustomed to borrow freely, often with little appropriateness.

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  • The barbarian invaders, though they were accustomed to contributions to their chiefs and to the payment of commodities as tributes or as penalties, had no acquaintance with the working of a regular system of taxation.

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  • Those of them, however, who have farms in the savannahs and are accustomed to take long rides in all weathers, and those whose trade obliges them to take frequent journeys in the mountainous interior, or even to Europe and North America, are often as active and as little burdened with superfluous flesh as a Scotch farmer.

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  • The remedy which Solon adopted was of a kind that we are accustomed to consider as purely modern.

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  • The Taytao peninsula, incorrectly called the Tres Montes on some maps, is a westward projection of the mainland, with which it is connected by the narrow isthmus of Ofqui, over which the natives and early missionaries were accustomed to carry their boats between the Moraleda Channel and Gulf of Penas.

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  • From time immemorial thera- savages have been accustomed to eat the hearts of lions and other wild animals, under the belief that they will thereby obtain courage and strength like that of the animal from which the heart had been taken, but in 1889 BrownSequard proposed to use testicular juice as a general tonic and stimulant.

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  • He lived partly in France, partly in Italy, and was accustomed to spend the winter on the Riviera, chiefly at Hyeres.

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  • The results of his system of historical criticism had been adverse to the Catholic controversialists and to the authenticity of many of the documents upon which they had been accustomed to rely.

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  • Carefully educated at his father's house, he was accustomed to the best society of his day.

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  • The so-called "broad-bottom" administration formed by the Pelhams in 1744, after the dismissal of Carteret, though it included several of those with whom he had been accustomed to act, did not at first include Pitt himself even in a subordinate office.

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  • The British government maintained that while the measure of care which a government is bound to use in such cases must be dependent more or less upon circumstances, it would be unreasonable to require that it should exceed that which the governments of civilized states were accustomed to employ in matters concerning their own security or that of their citizens.

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  • It may, however, surprise those who have been accustomed to hear him spoken of as "cure de Meudon," and who have read lives of him founded on legend, to find that there is very little ground for believing that he ever officiated or resided there.

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  • Previously to the British occupation of India they had been accustomed to live, almost destitute of clothing, by the produce of their herds, by the chase and by plunder.

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  • Freshfield's description of the valley of the Terek above Kasbek will apply pretty generally to all the valleys that descend on that face of the range: " treeless valleys, bold rocks, slopes of forbidding steepness (even to eyes accustomed to those of the Alps), and stonebuilt villages, scarcely distinguishable from the neighbouring crags."

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  • The richness of colouring on which Vasari expatiates has indeed flown, partly from injury, partly because in striving for effects of light and shade the painter was accustomed to model his figures on a dark ground, and in this as in his other oil-pictures the ground has to a large extent come through.

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  • Sir Walter Scott found the Abbey garden at Celbridge still full of laurels, several of which she was accustomed to plant whenever she expected Swift, and the table at which they had been used to sit was still shown.

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  • Until the British government stepped in with its police and canals and railroads, between the people and what they were accustomed to consider the dealings of Providence, scarcely a year passed without some terrible manifestation of the power and the wrath of God.

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  • The Persians of Cyrus (see Persia: Ancient History) were a vigorous race of husbandmen, living in' a healthy climate, accustomed to hardship, brave and upright; many stories in Herodotus (especially ix.

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  • The Osmanli sultans, as also the Mamelukes and the Seljuks, were accustomed to give largesse to their military forces on their accession to the throne, or on special occasions of rejoicing, a custom which still is practised in form, as for instance on the first day of the year, or the birthday of the Prophet (mevlud).

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  • We may consider this to be about the limit of closeness at which there could be any decided appearance of resolution, though E doubtless an observer accustomed to his instrument would recognize the duplicity with certainty.

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  • The Royal Scyths who followed the body were accustomed to cut about their faces and arms, and each tribe that the cortege met upon its way had to join it and conform to this expression of grief.

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  • Mr Laurence Gomme (Primitive Folk-Moots, pp. 1 55, 156) takes up the matter at this point, and places the tradition implied by Cade's significant action as belonging to times when the London Stone was, as other great stones were, the place where the suitors of an open-air assembly were accustomed to gather together and to legislate for the government of the city.

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  • So highly were his merits appreciated by his professors - Schleiermacher was accustomed to say that he possessed a special charisma for the science of "Introduction" - that in 1818 after he had passed the examinations for entering the ministry he was recalled to Berlin as Repetent or tutorial fellow in theology, a temporary post which the theological faculty had obtained for him.

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  • The name arose from the fact that scholars were accustomed to assemble for the purpose of rivalling one another in orations showing their knowledge of Arabic language, proverb and verse.

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  • But they have also most obvious defects: they are unquestionably the books of an old man who had thought much as well as spoken and written often on the themes he discusses, yet who had finally put his material together in haste at a time when his mind had lost, if not its dialectic vigour, yet its freshness and its sense of proportion; and who had been so accustomed to amplify the single stages of his argument that he had forgotten how much they needed to be reduced to scale and to be built into an organic whole.

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  • They averred that the sum and substance of their "fault" was that they had been accustomed to meet on a fixed day before daylight to sing in turns a hymn to Christ as God, and to bind themselves by a solemn oath (sacramento) to abstain from theft or robbery, and from adultery, perjury and dishonesty; after which they were wont to separate and to meet again for a common meal.

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  • In the first place, what we are accustomed to call higher religions deliberately attach greater sanctity to aniconic gods than to iconic ones, and that from no artistic incapacity.

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  • The innovation was at first received with some disfavour; critics accustomed to polite formalism censured it as extravagant and undignified; but the freshness and beauty of its melody soon silenced all opposition, and did more than anything else throughout the 18th century to establish the principle of nationalism in musical art.

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  • In each of these provincial fora the Roman magistrate, as is well known, was accustomed to pay all possible deference to the previously established common law of the district; and it was the privilege of every free subject to demand that he should be judged in accordance with the customs and usages of his proper forum.

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  • When Mahomet spoke of the goodness of the Lord in creating the clouds, and bringing them across the cheerless desert, and pouring them out on the earth to restore its rich vegetation, that must have been a picture of thrilling interest to the Arabs, who are accustomed to see from three to five years elapse before a copious shower comes to clothe the wilderness once more with luxuriant pastures.

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  • In recognition of this service to Christendom the pope sent to the victorious general the consecrated hat and sword which the court of Rome was accustomed to bestow upon those who had triumphed over the infidels.

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  • The harder part was to recreate a spirit of order and subordination among a nation accustomed to long civil strife.

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  • She bends over her book with a look of intense interest, and as the forefinger of her left hand runs along the line, she spells out the words with the other hand; but often her motions are so rapid as to be unintelligible even to those accustomed to reading the swift and varied movements of her fingers.

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  • At a certain season of our life we are accustomed to consider every spot as the possible site of a house.

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  • We are accustomed to say, that the mass of men are unprepared; but improvement is slow, because the few are not materially wiser or better than the many.

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  • He walked shyly and awkwardly over the parquet floor of the reception room, not knowing what to do with his hands; he was more accustomed to walk over a plowed field under fire, as he had done at the head of the Kursk regiment at Schon Grabern--and he would have found that easier.

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  • Prince Nicholas had always ridiculed medicine, but latterly on Mademoiselle Bourienne's advice had allowed this doctor to visit him and had grown accustomed to him.

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  • Evidently accustomed to managing debates and to maintaining an argument, he began in low but distinct tones:

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  • For people accustomed to think that plans of campaign and battles are made by generals--as any one of us sitting over a map in his study may imagine how he would have arranged things in this or that battle--the questions present themselves: Why did Kutuzov during the retreat not do this or that?

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  • People accustomed to think in that way forget, or do not know, the inevitable conditions which always limit the activities of any commander in chief.

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  • The countess was accustomed to this tone as a precursor of news of something detrimental to the children's interests, such as the building of a new gallery or conservatory, the inauguration of a private theater or an orchestra.

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  • Her position in the house was such that only by sacrifice could she show her worth, and she was accustomed to this and loved doing it.

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  • And to all Denisov's persuasions, Petya replied that he too was accustomed to do everything accurately and not just anyhow, and that he never considered personal danger.

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  • She did not think of applying submission and self-abnegation to her own life, for she was accustomed to seek other joys, but she understood and loved in another those previously incomprehensible virtues.

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  • We are so accustomed to that idea and have become so used to it that the question: why did six hundred thousand men go to fight when Napoleon uttered certain words, seems to us senseless.

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  • Experienced users are accustomed to this and other vagaries of the Net.

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  • The free watermen, when following their calling, were accustomed to wear badges on their arms.

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  • It may sniff and explore all of the new objects, but eventually your dog or cat will become accustomed to the new smells.

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  • On the down side, this monitor only comes with one parent unit, which means that those accustomed to having one unit in the kitchen and one in the master bedroom will have to start carrying around the one parent unit.

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  • Wide-screen sets come in different sizes than you may be accustomed to.

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  • This isn't to say that these animals cannot be tamed, but it will be more of a challenge than if the hamster, rat, or rabbit is already accustomed to human touch.

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  • While shoppers may be accustomed to going online to find the best deals on household items, when it comes to patio furniture, shipping costs will often negate even the best online deals.

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  • After making sure you've purchased your kitten from a reputable breeder, you'll want to begin getting him or her accustomed to grooming early on.

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  • Whatever you decide, bear in mind that the more often you clean your pet's ears, the less likely she will be to fight the process as she becomes more accustomed to it.

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  • Pine litter can be rough on the delicate pads of a cat's feet, feet that have become accustomed to the softer clay and silica pellets that previously lined their boxes.

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  • By simply mixing the pine litter slowly into the previous litter, a cat may gradually become accustomed to the stronger pine smell and the different texture in its litter box.

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  • If your cat has been accustomed to clay, paper or other organic cat litter, it may take some time to accustom your cat to a crystalline cat litter.

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  • While kids might be accustomed to accessing the Internet to play games and surf the Web, they may not realize that there is a world of books just waiting for them to enjoy.

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  • Computer users are accustomed to pop-up programs that ask if the user wants their username and password saved.

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  • This can be particularly jarring for people who were accustomed to obtaining credit at premium rates before experiencing the financial issues that led to bankruptcy.

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  • People become accustomed to just writing a check to the power company every month and using as much electricity as they like.

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  • Those who have experience doing mural painting should be considered first since they are accustomed to working with anxious parents who want the nursery to look perfect for their new addition.

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  • If you are accustomed to the luxuries of modern construction, a historic house may not be right for you.

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  • Organic might be something you're accustomed to being concerned with when you're buying fruit and vegetables, but stop to consider how the same principles might apply to fabrics used in home textiles.

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  • If you are not accustomed to getting facials, you may notice your skin becoming more blemished.

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  • Teens in particular will benefit from sampling various shades, especially if they are not accustomed to wearing face makeup on a daily basis.

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  • The smaller format of chipboard scrapbooks means you can't use as many pictures per page as you're accustomed to having in your regular family scrapbook albums.

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  • While this makes the software user-friendly, it can be frustrating for those accustomed to making each scrapbook page exactly how they want it.

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  • Sudden financial problems may cause you to change your lifestyle that you have become accustomed to for many years.

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  • Over time, you start to feel like you never are able to have a good time in anything you do because your mind has become accustomed to dealing with stress and holding on to it as long as possible.

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  • We've all become so accustomed to the usual prom dress; a solid wall of color that flows gracefully to the floor and that is usually adorned with just one creative accent- a corsage.

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  • Today's teens are accustomed to being entertained, so you'll have to be creative when planning these activities.

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  • Fast food restaurant: you'll get the most flexible hours, food discounts and fast food joints are accustomed to high turnover.

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  • When you remove the things that teenagers are accustomed to doing, they are more receptive to experiencing new things.

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  • Physically, your body has grown accustomed to having a certain level of nicotine each day.

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  • A smoker's body is accustomed to having a certain level of nicotine, so when you quit smoking you'll go through one or more symptoms of withdrawal as your body learns how to function without nicotine.

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  • The family moved often, which meant Cruise was accustomed to the role of new kid on the block who had to work hard to fit in or face the wrath of bullies.

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  • OK, let's get real, they can't decide with they are a couple or not and the media has grown accustomed to penciling them in as a "maybe" when it comes to Most Adorable Couple nominees.

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  • With time and patience, you and your dog will become accustomed to the clipping process.

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  • It may take a bit for your dog to become accustomed to the flavor if he's never tasted fish before, but once he does, I promise you he will just love this recipe.

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  • If you are not accustomed to playing stringed instruments, the bass guitar can be confusing.

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  • Both the soldiers and the public grew accustomed to the shirts, although at first people were still shocked to see men without a collared shirt in civilian life.

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  • The British bespoke tailors are considered some of the best in the world and are accustomed to creating designs for overseas customers.

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  • If your cat is accustomed to a traditional packaged food diet, you will need to transition her gradually to a raw food diet.

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  • Beloved dog, Joey, had grown accustomed to Iams dog food, which was unavailable in Hong Kong.

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  • You may have grown accustomed to paying more for groceries when trying to shop organically, but with just a little extra effort you can indeed save money shopping for organic food.

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  • While some senior men might be accustomed to one intense workout activity, with age comes the need for variety and cross training.

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  • At the onset of menopause, all of the changes may seem unusual for a woman accustomed to her body's monthly cycle and the accompanying symptoms.

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  • If your parents are accustomed to a quiet environment, it may be stressful for them in a high-traffic home.

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  • But after a month or so, most people grow accustomed to the treatment.

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  • In most cases, your sleeping problems will decrease as you become accustomed to wearing the mask and adjust to the sensation of pressurized air.

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  • Your eyes will never get accustomed to bifocals if you switch from type to type.

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  • The learning curve is small, so once you're accustomed to the controls and navigating the menu screens, you're ready to go.

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  • This will be quite a shock to most people who are more accustomed to timed arrows and timely riffs.

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  • This is a very common PS3 Internet browsing problem, because most people are accustomed to have their computer monitors much closer to their eyes than where they would place the TV in their living room.

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  • While many consumers are already accustomed to spending extra money on Wii accessories, Nintendo aimed to provide greater value in time of the holiday shopping season.

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  • If you're not accustomed to towing, this can be a significant adjustment.

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  • These days, most cell phones do not offer the same kind of capacity as many standalone MP3 players, especially if you're the type of person who is more accustomed to the full size iPod and its 20GB, 40GB, or even 80GB of internal memory.

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  • If you have grown accustomed to a standard monthly cell plan, transitioning to a prepaid plan can be a bit of a shock.

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  • We've all grown very accustomed to having our cell phones with us at all times and it can be absolutely unnerving when you glance down at your handset only to see that it's displaying zero bars!

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  • Who would have predicted that the Apple iPhone would be such a success when everyone was more accustomed to something like the Motorola RAZR.

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  • Many users have grown accustomed to features like Caller ID and voicemail, but not all of them use them enough to justify the added cost each month.

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  • People who are coming from a BlackBerry or other similar device have grown much more accustomed to using a physical QWERTY keyboard, so the transition to the touchscreen virtual keyboard of the iPhone can be difficult.

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  • That may be a bit melodramatic, but the fact is people get attached to their phones and accustomed to the easy access it gives them to the people in their lives.

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  • Drug tolerance refers to a person's body being accustomed to the symptoms produced by a specific quantity of a substance.

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  • Strengthening exercises increase muscle strength by putting more strain on a muscle than it is normally accustomed to receiving.

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  • As narcotic use continues over time, the body becomes accustomed to the drug and adjusts normal functions to accommodate to its presence.

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  • Be sure to practice a few times in the new gear so that everyone can get accustomed to any accessories as well as the way the costume may limit certain movements or change the way movements feel.

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  • Travel hair dryers are a necessary tool for many people, and after purchasing what you feel is the best brand to meet your needs be sure to test it out and become accustomed to it before you travel.

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  • Once you get accustomed to the work involved in creating runway looks, you'll be hooked on the versatility and sex appeal these finished styles evoke.

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  • In today's society, we're accustomed to rushing from one activity to the next.

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  • Fortunately, pregnancy does not mean being stuck in generic jeans when you are accustomed to dressing like a fashion goddess.

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  • Regardless of temperament, providing swim lessons is a good way to help children get accustomed to the water.

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  • This is a valuable feature for men accustomed to briefs or other form-fitting garments.

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  • If you want to try your hand at baking in a roaster oven, stick with recipes designed for use in this type of small appliance until you get accustomed to the oven.

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  • While German trees were often rather small, the Christmas trees in the U.S. quickly evolved into the floor-to-ceiling decorations we are accustomed to seeing today.

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  • After all, most people are accustomed to pointing fingers at the man or the woman in a heterosexual relationship.

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  • This feeling of independence can be a great thing if you're accustomed to an office job with a boss breathing down your neck 24/7.

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  • If you're accustomed to writing blog posts, Web content articles, or other short projects, becoming a freelance e-book writer can take some getting used to.

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  • As a freelance writer, you may be accustomed to seeing other writers as competition for available jobs.

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  • If you are accustomed to checking labels, you might naturally assume that corn gluten meal is one more product that is off-limits for a gluten-free lifestyle.

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  • People who are accustomed to the standard American diet--which is heavy on meat, bread, and dairy--are often surprised to know that it is possible to meet the necessary nutritional requirements without cow milk or gluten-containing grains.

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  • Learning to work with gluten-free pastry can be a challenge, but once you become accustomed to its peculiarities, you will find no end of tasty applications for this basic recipe.

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  • Kids are so accustomed to instant gratification through TV programs, computer and video games, and other technology that it's hard to reprogram them to enjoy arts and crafts, board games, and other hands-on activities.

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  • Many educators and parents subscribe to the theory that kids need to start out with homework assignments so that they are accustomed to additional work outside of the classroom.

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  • Fortunately, most of these free downloads are designed to provide you with at least a few weeks worth of time to grow accustomed to the program.

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  • People with this type of debt are accustomed to living through their credit cards; they buy what they want now, and pay much more for it later.

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  • Turf: Though turf shoes do not feature studs, they are similar to cleats in that the sole incorporates a variety of raised sections, making it an ideal shoe for training (or for anyone not accustomed to wearing shoes with studs).

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  • As mentioned above, they are also a necessity for travel, especially if you are not accustomed to icy environments.

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  • Because they are heavier than boots designed for hiking in more developed areas, it is important to thoroughly break them in and get accustomed to walking in them before setting off on a backpacking expedition.

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  • Try 25 to 45 minutes per day for a week or two to get accustomed to the difference in movement.

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  • If you're not accustomed to wearing heels often, choose inch-high heels.

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  • Precision movements housed within fine metals and glittering jewels declares that the wearer is accustomed to quality performance and an opulent lifestyle.

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  • Touching a variety of materials helps her become accustomed to the way things feel against her skin.

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  • For those who are accustomed to using Microsoft Outlook or one of its many clones, there will be a learning curve.

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  • Develop a realistic budget: If you are not accustomed to frugal living, obtain reliable advice on saving money.

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  • Looking for areas to make cuts won't be easy-in fact, for a time living without the comforts you've become accustomed to might be a difficult adjustment-but it will pay off.

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  • Put it on him for a few minutes at a time, working up to longer periods of time after he's grown accustomed to the feeling of the sweater.

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  • Don't leave him alone when he wears the sweater, at least until he gets accustomed to it.

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  • The recommended 10 days is sufficient for most people; proponents of the diet do not recommend higher numbers of days unless you are under a physician's care and have become accustomed to shorter-term fasts.

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  • However, vegetarian dishes can be even more rich and flavorful than the foods you are accustomed to eating.

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  • This is especially effective for beginners, though advanced strength training usually requires additional weight because the body is accustomed to its own mass.

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  • This is to prevent your body from becoming accustomed to the same thing and rendering it less effective over time.

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  • Portion size can be a bit of a challenge, particularly since Americans have gotten accustomed to what they're served at restaurants and tend to perceive that as what a correct serving size should be.

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  • Your cardiovascular system and metabolic pathways will be accustomed to exercise and as such, will operate at high efficiency.

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  • If you are not accustomed to eating a great deal of fiber, build up to an optimal fiber intake level gradually.

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  • The compressions helped you get accustomed to shifting your weight from side to side.

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  • Your exercise will begin slowly, of course, to get you accustomed to using the knee again.

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  • This can go a very long way in helping you become accustomed to the French language.

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  • This can be especially true for people who were accustomed to paying only a portion of their health insurance premiums because an employer subsidized the remaining cost.

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  • While the prices for organic cotton may be somewhat more than you are accustomed to paying, consider it as an investment for a bra that will last longer if well cared for and is much easier on your skin and the planet.

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  • Since women had been accustomed to all-in-one pieces of lingerie, such as the chemise or corset, it made shopping sense to buy a set.

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  • Sensual: Besides their cool feel, these briefs can also feel highly sensual against the skin, particularly for some men who might not be accustomed to the feel of nylon.

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  • They may be accustomed to selling a hundred bras at a time and if you only want twenty, they might still balk.

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  • If you are coming from this perspective, uploading music onto your PSP will be a slightly different experience than what you're accustomed to.

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  • However, if you're accustomed to an iPod and purchase songs on iTunes, the format that is used by Apple is actually AAC or Advanced Audio Coding.

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  • Those accustomed to listening to Broadway musical soundtracks may prefer the deluxe versions of the soundtrack for their completeness.

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  • While there are camera crews and staff on hand, it's hardly the lavish Hollywood lifestyle that many of them have grown accustomed to.

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  • She is accustomed to working with a wide range of clients, from budget-conscious couples looking for small weddings to couples planning high end affairs for hundreds of guests.

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  • Thoroughly accustomed to the spotlight, the fame that comes with starring in a reality show was probably not much of a shock to these sisters.

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  • Blogging is a great way to connect with people who share similar interests, but the process of learning how to find a blog can be overwhelming if you're not accustomed to the concept of social networking.

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  • This might be confusing is you are not accustomed to navigating the Facebook website.

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  • The ability to integrate PHP within the HTML pages that you're accustomed to writing makes it very easy to learn how PHP behaves, and how you can use it to easily make your page far more interesting and dynamic.

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  • For corporations accustomed to exact statistics, impressions, and an exact calculation of return on investment, the vagueness and uncertainty of social media as part of an SEO strategy can be maddening.

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