Annan sentence example

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  • The most important tin-mines in Queensland are in the Herberton district, south-west of Cairns; at Cooktown, on the Annan and Bloomfield rivers; and at Stanthorpe, on the border of New South Wales.
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  • Dumfries, Annan, Kirkcudbright, Lochmaben and Sanquharthe "Five Carlins" of Burns's Election Ballads - combine to return one member to Parliament.
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  • Born on the 18th of February 1718 he was educated at the parish school of St Ninians, and at the grammar school of Stirling, and, after completing his course at Edinburgh University, became master of the grammar school at Annan.
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  • The Annan has its mouth near the town of that name; and the Esk and Eden at the head of the firth, in Cumberland.
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  • The fisheries are extensive, and though there are no ports of the first magnitude on the firth, a considerable shipping trade is carried on at Whitehaven, Harrington, Workington, Maryport and Silloth in Cumberland, and at Annan, Kirkcudbright, Creetown and Wigtown on the Scottish side.
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  • The first stage of his education was passed at a school kept by "Peggy Paine," a relation of the well-known author of the Age of Reason, after which he entered the Annan academy, taught by Mr Adam Hope, of whom there is a graphic sketch in the Reminiscences of Thomas Carlyle.
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  • After he and those who adhered to him (describing themselves as of the Holy Catholic Apostolic Church) had in 1832 removed to a new building in Newman Street, he was in March 1833 deposed from the ministry of the Church of Scotland by the presbytery of Annan on the original charge of heresy.
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  • He was sent to the parish school when seven, and to Annan grammar-school when ten years old.
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  • His pugnacity brought him into troubles with his fellows at Annan; but he soon showed an appetite for learning which induced his father to educate him for the ministry.
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  • In 1814 Carlyle, still looking forward to the career of a minister, obtained the mathematical mastership at Annan.
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  • He was too shy and proud to see many of the Annan people, and found his chief solace in reading such books as he could get.
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  • A previous meeting with Irving, also a native of Annan, had led to a little passage of arms, but Irving now welcomed Carlyle with a generosity which entirely won his heart, and the rivals soon became the closest of friends.
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  • In the heights of Harden (2651 ft.) and Whitecoomb (2695), whence the Clyde, Tweed, Annan, and Moffat Water descend, the high moorlands have been scarped into gloomy corries, with crags and talus-slopes, which form a series of landscapes all the more striking from the abrupt and unexpected contrast which they offer to everything around them.
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  • It runs from the mouth of Loch Ryan in a sinuous north-easterly direction, keeping near the northern limit of the region till it reaches the basin of the Nith, where it quits the Uplands altogether, descends into the lowlands of Ayrshire, and, after circling round the headwaters of the Nith, strikes south-eastwards across half the breadth of the Uplands, then sweeps north and eastwards between the basins of the Clyde, Tweed and Annan, and then through the moors that surround.
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  • The largest tract occurs in the south of Dumfriesshire between Annan and the head of the Solway Firth.
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  • But the earl of Murray, son of Randolph, and Archibald, youngest brother of the Good Lord James of Douglas, surprised Baliol at Annan and drove him, half clad, into England.
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  • There was breathing space for a moment in the centre, but the Austrian left now came into action, Krautwald von Annan's III.
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  • The same assembly condemned the doctrine put forth by Edward Irving, that Christ took upon Him the sinful nature of man and was not impeccable, and Irving was deposed five years later by the presbytery of Annan, when the outburst of supposed miraculous gifts in his church in London had rendered him still more obnoxious to the strict censures of the period.
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  • Annan is a wellbuilt town, red sandstone being the material mainly used.
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  • The river Annan is crossed by a stone bridge of three arches dating from 1824, and by a railway bridge.
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  • Annan is a burgh of considerable antiquity.
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  • With Dumfries, Kirkcudbright, Lochmaben and Sanquhar, Annan unites in sending one member to parliament.
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  • Annan Hill commands a beautiful prospect.
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  • They made an abrupt halt on the eastern bank of the River Annan.
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  • Mr Annan, who had worked wet collodion, showed some brilliant pictures - groups both of men and cattle.
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  • The global compact The Global Compact is an initiative of UN Secretary General Kofi Annan.
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  • Train Local trains operate daily between Carlisle and Dumfries, stopping at Gretna Green and Annan.
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  • Annan still has confidence in UN envoy ordered to leave Sudan.. .
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  • An Annan bred 3 shear ewe early in the sale sold at 750gns.
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  • Beyond the Town Hall, Annan comes to an abrupt halt on the eastern bank of the River Annan.
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  • Annan called for an early resumption of talks, to avoid spinning out the discussions.
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  • The first meeting will take place in Greece next year UNder the aegis of the UN secretary-general Kofi Annan.
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  • Grassy riverbanks along the Annan still support Water Voles, a species which has undergone a major decline in Britain.
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  • This brings us to the solid concrete roadblock in the path of the Annan reforms.
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  • The first meeting will take place in Greece next year under the aegis of the UN secretary-general Kofi Annan.
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