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  • Wealth and society encourage civilization, which is advantageous to everyone.

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  • The German emperor shared this desire, but Bismarck and the Austrian emperor wished to substitute for the imperial league some more advantageous combination.

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  • Men who want to fight will always put themselves in the most advantageous conditions for fighting.

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  • But the question whether the camp was advantageous or disadvantageous remained for him undecided.

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  • No event in the life of Bonaparte was more auspicious than the conclusion of this highly advantageous bargain.

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  • "How evidently he belongs to the best society," said she to a third; and the vicomte was served up to the company in the choicest and most advantageous style, like a well-garnished joint of roast beef on a hot dish.

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  • It has been found in practice advantageous to prepare the canes for crushing in the mills, as above described, by passing them through a pair of preparing rolls which are grooved or indented in such manner as to draw in and flatten down the canes, no matter in which way they are thrown or heaped upon the canecarrier, and thus prepare them for feeding the first mill of the series; thus the work of crushing is carried on uninterruptedly and without constant stoppages from the mills choking, as is often the case when the feed is heavy and the canes are not prepared.

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  • It has been suggested that the power of stridulation would be advantageous to wood-boring grubs, the sound warning each of the position of its neighbour, so that adjacent burrowers may not get in each other's way.

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  • less, during the following years was on the whole advantageous to the Dutch.

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  • Anna Mikhaylovna, practical woman that she was, had even managed by favor with army authorities to secure advantageous means of communication for herself and her son.

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  • No doubt it would generally be advantageous to plead it as early as possible.

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  • One of the most obvious and advantageous departures from the so-called laws of war is the action of scattered groups against men pressed together in a mass.

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  • By crossing to the other side of the Kolocha to the left of the highroad, Napoleon shifted the whole forthcoming battle from right to left (looking from the Russian side) and transferred it to the plain between Utitsa, Semenovsk, and Borodino--a plain no more advantageous as a position than any other plain in Russia--and there the whole battle of the twenty-sixth of August took place.

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  • In many cases the action of these organizations has proved, at least temporarily, advantageous to the working classes.

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  • This is found advantageous on hill-sides where the work is easier if all the furrows are turned downhill; or from another point of view the furrows may be all laid uphill so as to counteract the tendency for the soil to work down the slope.

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  • It is therefore the employment of a given capital which is most advantageous to society.

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  • Considering his force (about 1450) insufficient for an attack on the fortifications, he withdrew a short distance north of Camden to an advantageous position on Hobkirk's Hill, where on the 25th of April Rawdon, with a force of only 950, took him somewhat by surprise and drove him from the field.

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  • One consequence of the agrarian agitations was the increased use of machinery and the reduction in the number of hands employed, which if it proved advantageous to the landlord and to the few laborers retained, who received higher wages, resulted in an increase of unemployment.

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  • At the same time any lead, calcium, barium and strontium present are precipitated as sulphates; it is therefore advantageous to remove these metals by the preliminary addition of sulphuric acid, which also serves to keep any basic iron salts in solution.

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  • In 1658-59 he sustained Denmark against Sweden, and in 1662 concluded an advantageous peace with Portugal.

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  • It was found advantageous not to work for acid but for a basic calcium nitrate (normal calcium nitrate being very deliquescent); for this purpose the acid is treated with the requisite amount of milk of lime.

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  • That evaporation in vacuo, in a multiple-effect evaporator, is advantageous by reason of the increased amount of sugar obtained from a given quantity of juice, and by reason of economy of fuel, there is no doubt, but whether such an apparatus should be of double, triple, quadruple or quintuple effect will depend very much on the amount of juice to be treated per day, and the cost of fuel.

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  • Meanwhile Poland endeavoured to strengthen her position by an advantageous alliance with Prussia.

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  • Such were Dimmler the musician and his wife, Vogel the dancing master and his family, Belova, an old maiden lady, an inmate of the house, and many others such as Petya's tutors, the girls' former governess, and other people who simply found it preferable and more advantageous to live in the count's house than at home.

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  • Beyond Smolensk there were several different roads available for the French, and one would have thought that during their stay of four days they might have learned where the enemy was, might have arranged some more advantageous plan and undertaken something new.

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  • An endeavour is made so to plan the works of a railway that the quantity of earth excavated in cuttings shall be equal to the quantity required for the embankments; but this is not always practicable, and it is sometimes advantageous to obtain the earth from some source close to the embankment rather than incur the expense of hauling it from a distant cutting.

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  • The device known as the method of least squares, for reducing numerous equations of condition to the number of unknown quantities to be determined, had been adopted as a practically convenient rule by Gauss and Legendre; but Laplace first treated it as a problem in probabilities, and proved by an intricate and difficult course of reasoning that it was also the most advantageous, the mean of the probabilities of error in the determination of the elements being thereby reduced to a minimum.

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  • Under the most advantageous conditions the loss of gold may be estimated at 15 or 20%, the amount recovered representing a value of about two shillings per ton of gravel treated.

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  • The position of Poland was, consequently, much more advantageous than it had been on every other similar occasion, and if only the contending factions had been able to agree and unite, the final catastrophe might, perhaps, even now, have been averted.

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  • William, who had always been bitterly opposed to the policy of abandoning the French alliance in order to gain better terms from Spain, did his utmost to prevent the ratification, but matters were too far advanced for his interposition to prevail in the face of the determination of the states of Holland to conclude a peace so advantageous to their trade interests.

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  • (1823-1829) continued his policy and secured further advantageous concordats.

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  • MIMICRY, in zoology, the deceptive and advantageous resemblance presented by defenceless and edible species of animals to other species of animals living in the same locality, which are harmful or distasteful and are consequently avoided by all or by a majority of the enemies of the class to which the mimetic and usually the mimicked species belong.

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  • Its commanding position at the head of the Gulf of Quarnero, and spacious new harbour works, as also its immediate connexions with both the Austrian and Hungarian railway systems, render it specially advantageous as a commercial port.

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  • the explanation of animal (and vegetable) mechanism, colouring, habits, &c., as advantageous to the species or to its ancestors, are only gradually being carried further.

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  • Wetzel, are: that money as coin may have more than its bullion value; that natural interest is determined by the rent of land valued at the sum of money loaned - an anticipation of Turgot; that high wages are not inconsistent with a large foreign trade; that the value of an article is determined by the amount of labour necessary to produce the food consumed in making the article; that manufactures are advantageous but agriculture only is truly productive; and that when practicable (as he did not think it practicable at the end of the War of Independence) state revenue should be raised by direct tax.

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  • Moreover, we have good reasons for inferring that different constellations of external causes may determine whether the internal physiological disturbances induced by a given agent shall lead to pathological and dangerous variations, or to changes which may be harmless or even advantageous to the plant concerned.

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  • He was the chief plenipotentiary at the abortive congress of Durovicha, which met in 1664, to terminate the Russo-Polish War; and it was due in no small measure to his superior ability and great tenacity of purpose that Russia succeeded in concluding with Poland the advantageous truce of Andrussowo (Feb.

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  • But there was no end to the Vatican tragedies, and in July the duke of Bisceglie, whose existence was no longer advantageous, was murdered by Cesare's orders; this left Lucrezia free to contract another marriage.

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  • It will be advantageous if the spectra of ammonia, benzene, aniline and dimethyl aniline be compared, when the re-' markable coincidences will at once become apparent, as also the different weighting of the molecule.

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  • At the same time, the change which had now come over Italian politics, the desire on all sides for a settlement, and the growing conviction that a federation was necessary, proved advantageous to the popes as sovereigns.

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  • Now that liquid air is available in many laboratories, it forms an advantageous starting-point in the preparation of argon.

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  • But the rights of Clarence were conveyed in the first instance to an only daughter, and the ambition and policy of the house of Lancaster, profiting by advantageous circumstances, enabled them not only to gain possession of the throne but to maintain themselves in it for three generations before they were dispossessed by the representatives of the elder brother.

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  • Mr Roosevelt recognized the new republic of Panama, and obtained from it for the United States, in return for a commercial and military protection advantageous to Panama, the right to build a canal and control it in perpetuity.

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  • He was that absent-minded crank, a grand seigneur husband who was in no one's way, and far from spoiling the high tone and general impression of the drawing room, he served, by the contrast he presented to her, as an advantageous background to his elegant and tactful wife.

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  • For this end, disrepute and poverty are advantageous, in so far as they drive back the man upon himself, increasing his self-control and purifying his intellect from the dross of the external.

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  • His foreign policy, entrusted at first to Della Somaglia and then to the more able Bernetti, moved in general along lines laid down by Consalvi; and he negotiated certain concordats very advantageous to the papacy.

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  • On the very eve of the Fifth Crusade, Venice had concluded a commercial treaty with Malik-al-Kamil of Egypt; just before the fall of Acre the Genoese, the king of Aragon and the king of Sicily had all concluded advantageous treaties with the sultan Kala`un.

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  • The war between France and Spain for the possession of Naples dragged on, and Alexander was ever intriguing, ready to ally himself with whichever power promised at the moment most advantageous terms. He offered to help Louis on condition that Sicily be given to Cesare, and then offered to help Spain in exchange for Siena, Pisa and Bologna.

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  • The enormous rate at which aphids multiply under favourable conditions makes them of the greatest economic importance, since the growth of immense numbers of the same kind of plant in close proximity - as in ordinary farm-crops - is especially advantageous to the insects that feed on them.

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  • It is advantageous therefore that the numbers of the mimetic species should be fewer than those of the model; and this appears to be achieved in some cases by the individuals of the mimetic species dividing themselves between two or more models.

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  • It is advantageous to possess a variety of soils; and if the garden be on a slope it will often be practicable to render the upper part light and dry, while the lower remains of a heavier and damper nature.

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  • Here it need only be said that Sweden, during the course of the Great Northern War, had innumerable opportunities of obtaining an honourable and even advantageous peace, but they all foundered on the dogged refusal of Charles to consent to the smallest concession to his despoilers.

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  • All these employments of capital, however, are not only advantageous, but necessary, and will introduce themselves in the due degree if left to individual enterprise.

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  • In some cases it has been found advantageous to quarry and crush rock for the purpose of using it in this way.

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  • It is the chief port of entry for Walachia, and the headquarters of the grain trade; for, besides its advantageous position on the river, it is connected with the central Walachian railways by a line to Buzeu, and with the Russian and Moldavian systems by a line to Galatz.

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  • More original, perhaps, is the argument in the immediately preceding work, The Destiny of Man, viewed in the Light of his Origin (1884), which is, in substance, that physical evolution is a demonstrated fact; that intellectual force is a later, higher and more potent thing than bodily strength; and that, finally, in most men and some "lower animals" there is developed a new idea of the advantageous, a moral and non-selfish line of thought and procedure, which in itself so transcends the physical that it cannot be identified with it or be measured by its standards, and may or must be enduring, or at its best immortal.

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  • The branches may be depressed or elevated, so as to check or encourage them, as occasion may arise; and it is highly advantageous to keep them thin, without their becoming in any part deficient of young shoots.

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  • When Cuba was the chief sugar-producing country making clayed sugars it was the custom (followed in refineries and found advantageous in general practice) to discharge the strike of crystallized sugar from the vacuum pan into a receiver heated below by steam, and to stir the mass for a certain time, and then distribute it into the moulds in which it was afterwards clayed.

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  • At the Hanseatic assembly of 1469, Dantzig, Hamburg and Breslau opposed the maintenance of a compulsory staple at Bruges in the face of the new conditions produced by a widening commerce and more advantageous markets.

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  • Nature, limited in her resources for adaptation, fashioned so many of these animals in like form that we have learned only recently to distinguish similarities cf analogous habit from the similitudes of real kinship. From whatever order of Mammalia or Reptilia an animal may be derived, prolonged aquatic adaptation will model its outer, and finally its inner, structure according to certain advantageous designs.

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  • coast of Caria, Asia Minor, on a picturesque and advantageous site on the Ceramic Gulf or Gulf of Cos.

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  • In 1760 its advantageous situation attracted the adventurous trader, Alexander Henry, the first Englishman known to have visited the spot.

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  • This power of varying the area of the apertures by which gases enter the internal reservoirs is not advantageous to the gaseous interchangesindeed it may be directly the reverse.

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  • He had concluded peace with the Porte (June 13, 1700) on very advantageous terms, in order to devote himself wholly to a war with Sweden to the end that Russia might gain her proper place on the Baltic. The possession of an ice-free seaboard was essential to her natural development; the creation of a fleet would follow inevitably upon the acquisition of such a seaboard; and she could not hope to obtain her due share of the trade and commerce of the world till she possessed both.

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  • Pillar working, in the whole coal, is generally reputed to give a more advantageous proportion of round coal to slack, the latter being more abundantly produced on the removal of the pillars, but as these form only a small portion of the whole seam, the general yield is more advantageous than in the former method.

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  • He recognizes as coming within the functions of the state the erection and maintenance of those public institutions and public works which, though advantageous to the society, could not repay, and therefore must not be thrown upon, individuals or small groups of individuals.

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  • advantageous to incorporate in the State in which the business is located.

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  • Knowledge of Blackberry's would also prove advantageous within the role.

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  • advantageous in terms of self-employment taxes in comparison to LLCs.

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  • amputee patients would be advantageous.

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  • To maintain trade which is mutually advantageous and ecologically benign.

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  • Their own internal dissensions of 1293 put a stop to the campaign, but not before they had concluded an advantageous peace.

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  • Tapered round ropes, although mechanically preferable, are not advantageous in practice, as the wear being greater at the cage end than on the drum it is necessary to cut off portions of the former at intervals.

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  • The factory is fully automated so experience with PLC controls will be hugely advantageous.

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  • The use of artistic elaboration appeared advantageous with the longer retention interval of one week.

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  • This gives them the best score that they might have got, but sometimes seems unfairly advantageous.

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  • Excellent writing skills, a strong publication record, and previous demonstration of funding will all be considered advantageous.

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  • advantageous for programs like profit sharing, benefits, health care, pension plans and disability insurance.

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  • Previous experience of aircraft performance analysis and/or aerodynamics would be advantageous.

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  • It may well be more advantageous to sell a valuable book at auction through a specialist auctioneer.

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  • blister packaging can be a barrier to an arthritic patient and dispensing in a bottle may be advantageous.

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  • A sly message is hereby conveyed, suggesting that rule-breaking can be advantageous to some.

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  • Phycobilisomes appear to have been very advantageous to early cyanobacteria, evolving in shallow marine environments protected from UV radiation.

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  • Experience of working in a parts sales area of a franchised vehicle dealership would be advantageous.

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  • It is theoretically advantageous to administer alkali and induce diuresis as the drug is acidic and excreted in the urine.

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  • Experience in ecosystem modeling, remote sensing and GIS would be advantageous, as would field experience in Africa or in savanna ecosystems.

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  • Avoid skin contact, wearing disposable gloves would be advantageous.

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  • Background It is advantageous to use three-phase motors in many applications.

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  • Accordingly it never sought to preserve the communal patrimony; but thought it more advantageous to increase the number of small proprietors.

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  • protocol conformance test system for wireless technologies, TTCN and associated run-time environment and C++ would be highly advantageous.

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  • proven track-record in managing research projects would be advantageous.

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  • A knowledge of Cisco equipment is required to CCNA level or above. with a knowledge of 3com switches being advantageous.

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  • The NAO will award work to the economically most advantageous tender.

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  • The award of a free kick is more advantageous to them, because the ball can be safely kicked upfield.

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  • The game should prove advantageous for the experienced Dungeons and Dragons player who cannot find a Dungeon Master against which to pit wits.

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  • This power of perception and response is not by any means confined to the growing organs, though in these it is especially striking, and plays a very evident part in the disposition of the growing organs in advantageous positions.

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  • When it became evident that, under present conditions at least, the navigation of the middle Euphrates was impracticable, attention was turned, owing to the peculiarly advantageous geographical position of its valley, to schemes for connecting the Mediterranean and Persian Gulf by railway as an alternative means of communication with India, and various surveys were made for this purpose and various routes laid out.

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  • Even then, however, the liquid nature of the substance, though advantageous in one or two directions, constituted a serious obstacle to its safe transport and storage and to its efficient employment; it was therefore not until Nobel produced plastic solid preparations by mixing the liquid with porous substances, such as gunpowder, or carbon and sulphur, and finally kieselguhr in a fine state of division, capable of absorbing and retaining considerable quantities of it, that it could be employed as a blasting agent (see Explosives, Dyna Mite, Cordite).

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  • The war question was decided in three days by a secret committee presided over by the king, who easily persuaded the delegates that a war with Poland was necessary and might prove very advantageous; but the consideration of the question of the subsidies due to the crown for military purposes was postponed to the following Riksdag (see Sweden: History).

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  • Anger may be dangerous, but it can also be very advantageous to us if we can manage it.

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  • To the Netherlands, as to the rest of western Europe, the result of the crusades was in the main advantageous.

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  • The presence of ordinary impurities usually tends to diminish the permeability, though, as will appear later, the addition of small quantities of certain other substances is sometimes advantageous.

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  • Since the limitation of the width of the central band in the image of a luminous line depends upon discrepancies of phase among the secondary waves, and since the discrepancy is greatest for the waves which come from the edges of the aperture, the question arises how far the operation of the central parts of the aperture is advantageous.

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  • A more moderate suppression of the central parts is, however, sometimes advantageous.

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  • The endless rope system may be used with either a single or double line of way, but the latter is more generally advantageous.

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  • It is only during the period of acquisition of money, and before the rise in prices, that the accumulation of precious metals is advantageous.

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  • The valuation of these allotments was made at a rate much more advantageous than in Russia, and the average size of holding amounted to 15 acres per family.

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  • of Spain, who ardently desired the success of an enterprise "so Christian, just and advantageous to the holy Catholic faith," 1 promised to assist with an expedition directly the assassination of the queen was effected.

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  • The town suffered much in the war and from subsequent revolutions, but the remarkable productiveness of the surrounding districts and its advantageous commercial position ensured a prompt recovery from all reverses.

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  • His sentiments with regard to the policy of the union remained, he said, unchanged; but "the marriage having taken place it is now the duty, as it ought to be the inclination, of every individual to render it as fruitful, as profitable and as advantageous as possible."

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  • Stagnation of water is inimical to the action of the roots, and does away with the advantageous processes of flowing and percolating currents.

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  • At this time peace must therefore have been advantageous to Athens as showing the world that in spite of her losses she was still one of the great powers of Greece.

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  • In a survey of the vernacular literature of Scotland it is advantageous to keep in mind that there are two main streams or threads running throughout, the one literary in the higher sense, expressing itself in " schools " of a more artificial or academic type; the other popular, also in the better sense of that term, more native, more rooted in national tradition, more persistent and conversely less bookish in fashion.

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  • Unable to defeat the vastly superior forces of the Turkish commander Skinder, he concluded with him an advantageous truce at Jaruda (27th of August 1618), by the terms of which he pledged himself to curb the Cossacks and at the same time.

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  • In executing it, however, he took care to make the terms as advantageous for England as possible, with express provision that the Spaniards should in nowise be allowed to interfere in the government of the country.

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  • His emoluments were gradually augmented, and his growing celebrity brought him most advantageous offers from other German governments, which he persistently refused.

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  • Ali's position in Kufa was much less advantageous.

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  • He not only obtained for his government an advantageous treaty, but secured for himself a grant of a district which he proceeded to colonize and cultivate.

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  • It occupies an advantageous position on the great artery of Russian trade, at a place where the manufactured and agricultural products of the basin of the Oka meet the metal wares from that of the Kama, the corn and salt brought from the south-eastern governments, the produce of the Caspian fisheries, and the various wares imported from Siberia, Central Asia, Caucasia and Persia.

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  • We know indeed that he sympathized cordially with the home policy of the government; he had no objection to such monopolies or patents as seemed advantageous to the country, and for this he is certainly not to be blamed.'

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  • Asiaticus, made peace on advantageous terms with Pompey in 64 B.C. Subsequently he fought on Pompey's side in the Civil War, and later still repelled an attack on Samosata by Marcus Antonius (Mark Antony.) He died before 31 B.C. and was succeeded by one Mithradates I.

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  • The Bay Islands have a good soil, a fine climate and an advantageous position.

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  • In 1723 he was made vice-president of the ministry of foreign affairs for bringing about a very advantageous commercial treaty with Persia.

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  • The Iron Institute (Jdrnkontoret) was established in 1748 as a financial institution, in which the chief iron-mining companies have shares, for the advancement of advantageous loans and the promotion of the industry generally.

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  • Thus he rejected advantageous offers of mediation and alliance made to him, during 1712, by the maritime powers and by Prussia; and, in 1714, he scouted the friendly overtures of Louis XIV.

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  • The settlement of the long outstanding dispute with Bolivia in a treaty of peace signed on the 17th of October 1905 was very advantageous to both countries.

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  • He further seized the opportunity of extorting an advantageous peace from King Artabazanes of Atropatene, who had considerably extended his power (Polyb.

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  • On the sudden death of Potemkin he was despatched to Jassy to prevent the peace congress there from breaking up, and succeeded, in the face of all but insuperable difficulties, in concluding a treaty exceedingly advantageous to Russia (9th of January 17 9 2).

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  • Owing, however, to the mutual jealousies and misconduct of Goring and Grenville, and the prince's own disregard and contempt of the council, his presence was in no way advantageous, and could not prevent the final overthrow of the king's forces in 1646.

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  • Gypsum, bone-dust, superphosphate of lime and nitrate of soda may also be used, and wood ashes are advantageous if the soil contains much vegetable matter; but the best results are usually obtained when farmyard manure is supplemented by artificials, not by using artificials alone.

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  • An act was passed in 1894 authorizing the government to offer premiums and grant advantageous concessions for the development of manufacturing industries, especially in sugar production, but conditions have not been favourable and the results have been disappointing.

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  • A treaty was accordingly ratified in 1905, which was in many ways advantageous to Bolivia, though the republic was compelled to cede to Chile the maritime provinces occupied by the latter power since the war of 1881, and to do without a seaport.

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  • It appeared to them more advantageous to encounter the weak Matthias than his younger and more fanatical successor.

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  • seven times the value of wheat or other cereals, and in exceptionally advantageous situations, from twelve to twenty times as much.

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  • The only redeeming traits of Queen Isabella's reign were a war against Morocco, which ended in an advantageous treaty and some cession of territory; some progress in public works, especially railways; a slight improvement in commerce and finance.

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  • But as the duke of Vendome, a much abler general, replaced the captive, the incursion, daring though it was, proved anything but advantageous to the Austrians.

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  • The city of Naples henceforth formed the metropolis of the kingdom to which it gave its name, owing this pre-eminence to its advantageous position on the side of Italy towards Sicily, and to the favour of successive princes (see Naples, Kingdom Of).

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  • For manufacturing and commercial purposes the situation of Leeds is highly advantageous.

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  • The change from slave to free labour proved to be advantageous to the farmers in the western provinces; an efficient educational system, which owed its initiation to Sir John Herschel, the astronomer (who lived in Cape Colony from 1834 to 1838), was adopted; Road Boards were established and did much good work; to the staple industries - the growing of wheat, the rearing of cattle and the making of wine - was added sheepraising; and by 1846 wool became the most valuable export from the country.

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  • English He signed two successive treaties which gave such ravage advantageous terms to Edward III.

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  • This multiplication of the seed-bearing branches might at first sight be considered advantageous; but in practice the quality of the grain is found to be inferior, as if the force that should have been devoted to the maturation of the grain were, in a measure, diverted and expended in the production of additional branches to the spike.

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  • Most of the elements combine with oxygen in several proportions, for example nitrogen has five oxides: N 2 0, NO, N 2 0 3, NO 2, N205; for classificatory purposes, however, it is advantageous to assign a typical oxide to each element, which, in general, is the highest having a basic or acid character.

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  • He is convinced that virtue (where it is more than a mere pretence) is purely artificial; but not quite certain whether it is a useless trammel of appetites and passions that are advantageous to society, or a device creditable to the politicians who introduced it by playing upon the " pride and vanity " of the " silly creature man."

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  • Relative ethics, on the other hand, is concerned only with such conduct as is advantageous for that society which has not yet reached the end of complete adaptation to its environment, i.e.

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  • His allies, however, were not equally scrupulous or equally able to fulfil their obligations to him; and after besieging Boulogne for some little time, he received very advantageous offers from the French king and made peace with him.

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  • A peace advantageous to him was made in 942, and on the deaths of his two opponents, Herbert of Vermandois and William of Normandy, all seemed to be going well for him; but his guardianship of Richard, son of the duke of Normandy, aroused fresh strife, and on the 13th of July ~45 he fell into an ambush and suffered a captivity similar to his fathers of twenty-two years before.

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  • In 1258, by renouncing his rights over Roussillon and the countship of Barcelona, conquered The d ~ by Charlemagne, he made an advantageous bargain ta5e ~ because he kept Montpellier; but he committed a grave fault in consenting to accept the offers regarding Sicily made by Pope Urban IV.

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  • This was a virtual renewal of the Family Compact of 1761, but with terms far more di;advantageous to Spain.

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  • of Sicily into dire straits; but a change in the fortunes of war led to a settlement (June 1156) not advantageous to the papacy and displeasing to the emperor.

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  • It is even conceivable that the settlement of the state may affect the seasonal distribution of precipitation; and that an advantageous alteration has in fact resulted is believed by many.

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  • All the preparations had been made, when Murad's envoys arrived in the royal camp at Szeged and offered a ten years' truce on advantageous terms. Both Hunyadi and Brankovic counselled their acceptance, and Wladislaus swore on the Gospels to observe them.

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  • Wherever the cake is the main product, expression will commend itself as the most advantageous process.

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  • The result of the campaign was the conclusion of the six years' truce of Altmark, which was very advantageous to Sweden.

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  • Even under the most advantageous application, that of evaporation of water in a steam boiler where the gases of the fire have to travel through a great length of flues bounded by thin iron surfaces of great heat-absorbing capacity, the temperature of the current at the chimney is generally much above that required to maintain an active draught in the fireplace; and other tubes containing water, often in considerable numbers, forming the so-called fuel economizers, may often be interposed between the boiler and the chimney with marked advantage as regards saving of fuel.

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  • In 1893 he was selected to command the Spanish army at Melilla, and went to the court of Morocco to make an advantageous treaty of peace, which averted a war.

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  • It's left the Black God in an advantageous position, since all but the White and Grey Gods are powerless.

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  • advantageous tender.

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  • advantageous position on the road?

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  • advantageous marriages.

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  • advantageous prices.

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  • advantageous rates.

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  • advantageous terms.

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  • The council will look at each offer with a view to finding the ' most economically advantageous ' offer.

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  • Trade is not fair or benign, nor mutually advantageous in all cases.

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  • It is financially advantageous to book tickets in advance.

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  • Interested parties just do it whenever it is commercially or politically advantageous.

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  • Such schemes are usually highly advantageous to the staff.

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  • Gregory's series and the identities 7 r /4 =5 tan1 + + 2 tan-',A (Euler, 1779), 7r/4 = tani ++2 tan-' s (Hutton, 1776), neither of which was nearly so advantageous as several found by Charles Hutton, calculated 7r correct to 136 places."

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  • An advantageous peace with Portugal was made in 1662.

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  • Failing in this attempt, he was induced to become tutor, or keeper, to the marquis of Annandale, a harmless literary lunatic. This position, financially advantageous, was absurdly false (see letters in Burton's Life, i.

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  • again during these eighteen years of warfare it was in his power to dictate an advantageous peace.

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  • In practice it is more advantageous (after Abbe) to determine the chromatic aberration (for instance, that of the distance of intersection) for a fixed position of the object, and express it by a sum in which each component contains the amount due to each refracting surface (see Czapski-Eppenstein, op. cit.

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  • Religious faith, love of adventure, the hope of making advantageous conquests, anticipations of a promised paradise all combined to force this advance upon the Orient, which though failing to rescue the sepulchre of Christ, the ephemeral kingdoms of Jerusalem and Cyprus, the dukedom of Athens, or the Latin empire of Constantinople, yet gained for France that prestige for military glory and religious piety which for centuries constituted her strength in the Levant (see CRUSADES).

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  • Psychologically, this method is also advantageous because it rewards you for responsible financial and debt management.

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  • It may be more financially advantageous to just pay off your higher rated loans separately first or to avoid consolidating those loans, making the minimum payments on the lower rate loans while you do so.

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  • You may find using graph paper advantageous, too.

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  • It's advantageous for you to shop around for the best deals, especially if more than one online department store carries a particular product.

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  • Network television online is particularly advantageous for those who don't have cable but want to watch programs that are on cable television.

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  • However, when a Sony camera suffers damage or experiences other mechanical problems, it's a good idea to determine whether it's more advantageous to repair it or trash it.

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  • Convenience: Ability to add, delete and change quantities of items without making a trip to the store can be advantageous for couples who live miles from the nearest shopping area.

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  • However, it is also advantageous to explore last-minute cruise deals, as they often include incentives, such as free airfare to the region.

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  • No, but observing pups from the same litter can be advantageous because you can get a sense of how well they already get along.

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  • Learn when it's the best time to breed your bitch during her heat cycle, and find out how your vet can help you pinpoint the most advantageous time to breed.

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  • In terms of borrowing costs, home equity loans are often advantageous over unsecured options.

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  • Finding out exactly how much you will pay into your RMT, and how much the monthly benefit will end up being, is a good way to examine whether such a program is financially advantageous for you.

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  • Since contact lenses can be advantageous during sports or inclement weather, more and more people choose them as an eyeglasses replacement.

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  • They are very advantageous for those who desire to be able to see in the darkness, and there are numerous reasons why someone would be interested in purchasing night vision goggles.

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  • Similarly, polarized lenses are not advantageous at night, as night-time glare is not polarized like daytime, sunlight glare.

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  • At this point, it might be advantageous to see an optometrist appointment and determine your specific needs.

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  • While UV protection is obviously more important than the color of the lens itself, gray lenses are advantageous because they reduce light intensity without altering the color of objects.

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  • The wider customer base achieved through the mail-order business was advantageous to the company's reputation and, of course, its bottom line.

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  • As you pass each gate, your boost is refilled so it advantageous to have your boots running all the time.

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  • The benefits derived from massage are applicable and advantageous for all of these groups.

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  • Bed placement needs to be in an advantageous location so you can see who is entering the room without any obstruction blocking your view.

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  • Kua numbers are divided into two groups -either East or West- and each group has certain compass points that are most advantageous to face when performing various activities.

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  • Free online rent versus buy calculators help prospective home buyers discover the financial difference between renting a property and buying a home, and whether or not it is advantageous to buy or instead keep renting.

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  • Mortgage calculators that help potential borrowers calculate various scenarios to decide what payment options are most financially advantageous.

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  • There are also calculators that will help you decide between points and a down payment to find out which is most financially advantageous for you.

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  • The lender or agency that acquires the home usually wants to sell the home as quickly as possible because it is more financially advantageous to the agency to sell the home instead of keeping it as an asset.

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  • Sheer tops are extremely sexy when worn at an age appropriate venue, and are the perfect way to showcase a healthy, toned body in the most advantageous light.

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  • Regardless, here the bombshell beauty is wearing a purple paisley string bikini that most people would agree shows off her curves in quite an advantageous and flattering, way!

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  • This category contains even sexier looks than the Enhancer styles, like that of gauze bikinis, so if you are shopping for more than one look, this category might prove advantageous.

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  • Even more advantageous is the fact that several of the looks come in varying styles.

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  • This can be especially advantageous if you need to purchase the tops for a group of people, for example, either for a play or another group function.

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  • This can be quite advantageous if you want to ensure that your entire bikini outfit, not just the bottom, garners plenty of attention.

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  • Since you can actually trick people into thinking you're naked, it would be advantageous to stay away from family watering holes and conservative beach enclaves.

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  • Perhaps the most advantageous feature of this swim dress comes via the discreet tummy control panel; just looking at the suit gives no hint whatsoever that the style provides any kind of shapewear.

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  • Color and style are also advantageous characteristics of a canvas handbag.

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  • With such advantageous features, it's easy to see why these bags are so popular.

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  • This is a bold look for sure, but what's really advantageous about the style is the fact that it's small.

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  • Find out when conditions will be most advantageous for finding romance and celebrating weddings.

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  • To understand Taurean traits, it's advantageous to examine the animal sign that represents this zodiac sign, the bull.

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  • As you may suspect, many of the Capricorn traits are advantageous when it comes to certain careers.

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  • Likewise, a more balanced Pisces will benefit from positive aspects produced the advantageous placement of the planets.

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  • The jury is still out as to whether watching television is detrimental to children's development, or if it is actually advantageous.

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  • If you do opt to hire a nanny, if you have multiple children it may be more cost advantageous than if you have only one child, since often a nanny will charge the same fee to care for two children as for one.

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  • This method of finding discount movie tickets takes a little more work, but it is advantageous to you and fellow employees.

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  • There's a particular process to follow that may seem too meticulous for some people, but advantageous to others.

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  • These materials are especially advantageous for cyclists whose feet have particular needs for structural reinforcement.

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  • This is advantageous for a number of reasons.

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  • One of the most advantageous aspects of a wedding in Mexico is that couples are already at a wonderful destination for their honeymoon.

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  • While working with international travel agencies can be very beneficial, it can also be advantageous to sign up to receive special offers and newsletters directly from top air carriers that fly internationally.

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  • This option is advantageous for families looking for the greatest flexibility with their travel plans.

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  • Tax-status: Determine which tax status is most advantageous.

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  • All businesses can use some free assistance, but small businesses will especially find the use of free online office forms to be advantageous.

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  • Using a personal photo is not always advantageous.

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  • While seniors might want to challenge freshmen to something like football, the freshmen could challenge the juniors to something like a limbo contest where a smaller size would be advantageous.

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  • Breastfeeding is considered advantageous to both infant and nursing mother.

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  • This enhanced core strength can be advantageous in many athletic pursuits, such as winter sports.

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  • The most advantageous exercise programs consist of aerobic,strength training, balance, flexibility and coordination workouts.

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  • Health savings accounts can seem intimidating, but they can be advantageous due to the tax-savings they offer.

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  • It is advantageous to have a home inventory beyond home insurance needs.

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  • There are a variety of instances where travel insurance is advantageous, but some travel insurance policies do not cross borders.

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  • This usually offers additional income but for the most part is advantageous for those that have a mature contract (i.e. for those who already own the annuity) as opposed to those that are just beginning with their annuity.

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  • This page details the reasons why becoming a provider is advantageous as well as what steps a provider must take in order to become eligible to treat Tricare beneficiaries as a preferred provider.

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  • What is particularly advantageous about this site is the fact that they offer so many different colors and material finishes.

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  • And speaking of the waist - this is the most important aspect in learning how to wear a garter belt to its most advantageous.

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  • Suspender or garter stockings are also advantageous in warmer weather since they are slightly cooler.

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  • One of the most advantageous functions of this cami is the fact that it has an inner microfiber that helps to control the waistline.

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  • These are advantageous because they can treat lines without surgery.

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  • If the visitor believed that one of her hostess' acquaintances would prove to be advantageous to herself or her husband, she would ask for an introduction.

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  • If someone might be advantageous for your career, you can simply ask for an introduction.

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