Anticipation sentence example

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  • She closed the doors when she left the room, anticipation increasing her pulse.
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  • The job gave him an anticipation of earnings.
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  • We barely slept that night, in eager anticipation of glimpsing our first rays of sunshine!
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  • The increase in customers resulted in an anticipation of increased demand.
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  • I get frustrated sometimes, but... who was it that said anticipation was half the fun – or something like that?
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  • Jenn shook her thoughts away, her heart hammering with both anticipation of seeing him again and fear.
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  • He pulled the truck onto the highway, smiling in anticipation of her passionate greeting when he walked into the house.
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  • Nearing Elisabeth's house, his anticipation grew.
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  • There was an anticipation of a repeat tomorrow.
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  • The decision was made in anticipation of certain retirements in applied maths around that time.
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  • Walking up and opening the Bible can actually build anticipation and expectancy, if done with respect and without pretension.
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  • The kitchen table, like much of the rest of the house's furniture, had been disassembled in anticipation of moving before Evelyn's wedding.
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  • If I could have foreseen what a stir my writings would make, I think I should have jealously guarded the privacy of this sanctuary where, till then, I perhaps was the only soul who had fed the artist's visions and the poet's dreams. But I had no such anticipation; I never gave it a thought.
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  • Thenceforward, in the Hellenistic kingdoms of the East the worship of the living sovereign became the rule, although it appears to have been regarded as given in anticipation of an apotheosis which did not become actual till death.
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  • Law's Case of Reason (1732), in answer to Tindal's Christianity as old as the Creation is to a great extent an anticipation of Bishop Butler's famous argument in the Analogy.
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  • They named their town by anticipation, Our Lady of the Victory (Victoria); but it cost them some hard fighting with the Goagnazes to justify the title.
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  • Having served in the army, he was employed in 1715 to drill the city guard for the defence of Edinburgh in anticipation of a Jacobite rising, and was promoted later to the command of the force.
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  • Richard Caswell (1729-1789), was defeated here by the British, about 2000 strong, under Lord Cornwallis, who had joined Rawdon in anticipation of an attack by Gates.
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  • The words above quoted have, indeed, been not unjustly described as containing "an anticipation, wonderful for his period, of general sociology."
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  • In anticipation of the formal transfer to the Dominion an act was passed by the Canadian parliament in the same month providing for the temporary government of Rupert's Land and the North-West Territories.
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  • Had The Anticipation Of The New Moons Been Taken, As It Ought To Have Been, At One Day In 308 Years Instead Of 3121, The Lunar Equation Would Have Occurred Only Twelve Times In 3700 Years, Or Eleven Times Successively At The End Of 300 Years, And Then At The End Of 400.
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  • In 1680, immediately after Plymouth had conveyed the "Neck" to a company of four, the village was laid out; the following year, in anticipation of future commercial importance, the township and the village were named Bristol, from the town in England.
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  • He had been born with the hopes of the Renaissance, with its anticipation of a new Augustan age, and had seen this fair promise blighted by the irruption of a new horde of theological polemics, worse than the old scholastics, inasmuch as they were revolutionary instead of conservative.
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  • He was not an anticipation of the 18th century; he was the man of his age, as Voltaire of his; though Erasmus did not intend it, he undoubtedly shook the ecclesiastical edifice in all its parts; and, as Melchior Adam says of him, "pontifici Romano plus nocuit jocando quam Lutherus stomachando."
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  • The Philonic and Gnostic philosophies thus appear to be merely an historical anticipation of the Neoplatonic, without any real connexion.
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  • A few months afterwards, on Hadrian's death, he was enthusiastically welcomed to the throne by the Roman people, who, for once, were not disappointed in their anticipation of a happy reign.
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  • A good many firms venture occasionally to buy in anticipation of their customers' needs, especially when they expect a rising market.
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  • And suddenly the whole world centered for him on anticipation of the next note, the next phrase, and everything in the world was divided into three beats: "Oh mio crudele affetto."...
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  • Anticipation that the failure of the Petersburg Berezina plan would be attributed to Kutuzov led to dissatisfaction, contempt, and ridicule, more and more strongly expressed.
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  • The conditions which led to the second Athenian or Delian Confederacy were fundamentally different, not only in virtue of the fact that the allies had learned from experience the dangers to which such a league was liable, but because the enemy was no longer an oriental power of whose future action there could be no certain anticipation, but Sparta, whose ambitious projects since the fall of Athens had shown that there could be no safety for the smaller states save in combination.
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  • He is said to have established the rule that any candidate for the office should meet and slay in single combat its holder at the time, who always went about armed with a drawn sword in anticipation of the struggle.
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  • He does not use this general anticipation of future judgment, as he might have done, as a positive argument for immortality.
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  • It cannot justly be said that the companies made large profits while neglecting to develop the services adequately, but it is true that they were not able commercially to comply with many of the demands made upon them by the public. Until speculation took place in anticipation of government purchase, the market prices of the telegraph securities were mostly below par.
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  • These suggestions were to some extent an anticipation of the work of Reis; but the conditions to be fulfilled before the sounds given out at the receiving station can be similar in pitch, quality and relative intensity to those produced at the transmitting station are not stated, and do not seem to have been appreciated.
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  • In 447 years the anticipation would amount to about 11 2 days, and the beginning of the year would in consequence be thrown back to near the beginning of the Julian year 63 2.
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  • The sweet smell made her mouth water, and her stomach growled in anticipation.
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  • She tried to bring a knee into his groin, but he dodged in anticipation.
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  • It was with much anticipation we drove north on another Friday afternoon.
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  • He placed the ring on his finger, his body buzzing with lust and anticipation.
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  • While the theft of the bone cast a pall on the upcoming activity, the anticipation of an outing in the mountains helped brighten their mood.
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  • This was one such instance where he refused to look, instead reveling in the thrill of anticipation.
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  • She found herself leaning into him in anticipation.
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  • Casper stuck her head out of the stall and eyed Carmen with anticipation.
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  • The thought of a hot bath made her muscles quake with anticipation.
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  • The Appaloosa tossed his head in anticipation.
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  • Such are the four points of Cartesian method: (1) Truth requires a clear and distinct conception of its object, excluding all doubt; (2) the objects of knowledge naturally fall into series or groups; (3) in these groups investigation must begin with a simple and indecomposable element, and pass from it to the more complex and relative elements; (4) an exhaustive and immediate grasp of the relations and interconnexion of these elements is necessary for knowledge in the fullest sense of that word.4 " There is no question," he says in anticipation of Locke and Kant, " more important to solve than that of knowing what human knowledge is and how far it extends."
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  • In anticipation of the census of 1891, a treasury committee was appointed to consider the various suggestions made in regard to the form and scope of the inquiry.
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  • Nor is there anything mysterious in such an anticipation.
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  • About The Year 73 O The Venerable Bede Had Already Perceived The Anticipation Of The Equinoxes, And Remarked That These Phenomena Then Took Place About Three Days Earlier Than At The Time Of The Council Of Nicaea.
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  • In anticipation of their natural riches he named them Islas de Salomon.
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  • Experiment has confirmed this anticipation.
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  • They naturally found in his prophetic words the anticipation of heresies current in their own age.
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  • Naming the new metal in anticipation of its actual birth, he called it alumium; but for the sake of analogy he was soon persuaded to change the word to aluminum, in which form, alternately with aluminium, it occurs in chemical literature for some thirty years.
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  • In 1744 we find him, in anticipation of a vacancy in the chair of moral philosophy at Edinburgh university, moving his friends to advance his cause with the electors; and though, as he tells us, " the accusation of heresy, deism, scepticism or theism, &c., &c., was started " against him, it had no effect, " being bore down by the contrary authority of all the good people in town."
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  • As stated above, St Pachomius's monasteries formed an order - a curious anticipation of what six centuries later was to become the vogue in Western monasticism.
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  • This is a curious anticipation of the highly organized and centralized forms of government in religious orders, not met with again till Cluny, Citeaux, and the Mendicant orders in the later middle ages.
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  • The party, however, prospered, and grew in strength beyond all anticipation.
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  • From the moment the apparent recrudescence of the Liberal split over this question seemed to have misled Mr Balfour, who resigned office on the 4th of December, into thinking that difficulties would arise over the formation of a Liberal cabinet; but, whether or not the rumour was correct that a blunder had been made at Stirling and that explanations had ensued which satisfied Mr Asquith and Sir Edward Grey, this anticipation proved unjustified.
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  • The Peasants' War ended this anticipation.
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  • This anticipation was apparently sterile.
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  • Servois (Gergonne's Annales, 1813) a very remarkable comment, in which was contained the only yet discovered trace of an anticipation of the method of Hamilton.
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  • Isliamov hoisted the Russian flag on Franz Josef Land in anticipation of any claim that Austria might sustain by right of discovery.
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  • The question as to stability of equilibrium belongs essentially to kinetics; but we may state by anticipation that in cases where gravity is the only force which does work, the equilibrium of a body or system of bodies is stable only if the depth of the centre of gravity be a maximum.
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  • It is impossible not to see in this theory a crude anticipation of the "survival of the fittest" theory of modern evolutionists.
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  • In 1798 he was made commanderin-chief of the provisional army raised in anticipation of war with 1 He had previously, under date of the 17th of September 1796, issued a notable "Farewell Address" to the American people.
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  • Hirata answered by anticipation the modern reproach against Shinto, founded on the absence of any definite morality connected with it, by laying down the simple rule, " Act so that you need not be ashamed before the Kami of the unseen."
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  • But, besides removing the psychological slag which clung to Kant's ideas from their matrix and presenting reason as the active principle in the formation of a universe, his successors carried out with far more detail, and far more enthusiasm and historical scope, his principle that in reason lay the a priori or the anticipation of the world, moral and physical.
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  • On the 2nd of April the king ordered a general levy of 30,000 men; but while two army corps, under Armfelt and Toll, together with a British contingent of Io,000 men under Moore, were stationed in Scania and on the Norwegian border in anticipation of an attack from Denmark, which, at the instigation of Napoleon, had simultaneously declared war against Sweden, the little Finnish army was left altogether unsupported.
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  • Colonel Farrant, then charg d affaires on shh the part of the British government, in the absence of - a Colonel Sheil, who had succeeded Sir John MNeill, had, in anticipation of the shahs decease and consequent trouhle, sent a messenger to summon him instantly to Teheran.
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  • Lord Selborne wrote in anticipation of the establishment, a few months subsequently, of self-government in the new colonies.
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  • Other of his innovations, the outcome of his crude materialism, found less favour with his successor, who declined to follow him in identifying the primary substance with fire, or in tracing all vitality to its ultimate source in the sun, the " ruling power " of the world - a curious anticipation of scientific truth.
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  • The book ends with the obscurest passage of the whole, an elaborate eulogy of the "herb pantagruelion," which appears to be, if it is anything, hemp. Only two probable explanations of this have been offered, the one seeing in it an anticipation of Joseph de Maistre's glorification of the executioner, the other a eulogy of work, hemp being on the whole the most serviceable of vegetable products for that purpose.
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  • Whether we regard him as a priest who published poem after poem in praise of an adored mistress, as a plebeian man of letters who conversed on equal terms with kings and princes, as a solitary dedicated to the love of nature, as an amateur diplomatist treating affairs of state with pompous eloquence in missives sent to popes and emperors, or again as a traveller eager for change of scene, ready to climb mountains for the enjoyment of broad prospects over spreading champaigns; in all these divers manifestations of his peculiar genius we trace some contrast with the manners of the, 4th century, some emphatic anticipation of the 16th.
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  • True in this respect also to his anticipation of the coming age, he was the first Italian poet of love to free himself from allegory and mysticism.
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  • In anticipation of the consent of the Belgian parliament to this treaty, a Franco-Belgian convention was signed on the 5th of February 1895, by which the Belgian government recognized "the right of preference possessed by France over its Congolese possessions in case of their compulsory alienation, wholly or in part."
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  • Moreover, in anticipation of the time when the Congo State would become a Belgian colony, there was issued under date of 7th of August 1901 the terms of a proposed loi organique, regulating the government of any colonial possessions which Belgium might acquire.
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  • The wide acceptance of the Darwinian theory, as applied to, the descent of man, has naturally roused anticipation that geological research, which provides evidence of the animal life of incalculably greater antiquity, would furnish fossil remains of some comparatively recent being intermediate between the anthropomorphic and the anthropic types.
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  • Not that it was asserted that he, therefore, could not be forgiven by God; indeed he was urged to pray and fast and undergo church discipline; but the church refused to venture on any anticipation of the divine decision.
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  • The right to return members to parliament was claimed for all communities; and since this right was unconstitutionally withheld, unrepresented towns were invited to exercise it in anticipation of its formal concession.
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  • Moreover, the argument by means of which Chrysippus endeavoured to prove the compatibility of determinism with ethical responsibility is in some respects an anticipation of modern views.
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  • When further he teaches that the attainment of happiness depends almost entirely upon insight and right calculation, fortune having very little to do with it; that the pleasures and pains of the mind are far more important than those of the body, owing to the accumulation of feeling caused by memory and anticipation; and that an indispensable condition of mental happiness lies in relieving the mind of all superstitions, which can be effected only by a thorough knowledge of the physical universe - he introduces an ample area for the exercise of the philosophic intellect.
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  • In his treatise, Libri sententiarum, mainly based on Augustinian doctrine, we find a distinct softening of the antithesis between nature and grace and an anticipation of the union of Aristotelian and Christian thought, which was initiated by Albert the Great and completed by Thomas Aquinas.
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  • Wollaston's theory of moral evil as consisting in the practical contradiction of a true proposition, closely resembles the most paradoxical part of Clarke's doctrine, and was not likely to approve itself to the strong common sense of Butler; but his statement of happiness or pleasure as a " justly desirable " end at which every rational being " ought " to aim corresponds exactly to Butler's conception of self-love as a naturally governing impulse; while' the " moral arithmetic " with which he compares pleasures and pains, and endeavours to make the notion of happiness quantitatively precise, is an anticipation of Benthamism.
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  • In December 1860, on ascertaining that Floyd had honoured heavy drafts made by government contractors in anticipation of their earnings, the president requested his resignation.
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  • Though he had openly opposed secession before the election of Lincoln, his conduct after that event, especially after his breach with Buchanan, fell under suspicion, and he was accused of having sent large stores of government arms to Southern arsenals in anticipation of the Civil War.
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  • Macdonnell at once admitted through the newspapers that he had in his possession letters (rumoured to be " embarrassing " to the Unionist leaders) which he might publish at his own discretion; and the discussion as to how far his appointment by Mr Wyndham had prejudiced the Unionist cause was reopened in public with much bitterness, in view of the anticipation of further steps in the Home Rule direction by the Liberal ministry.
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  • Arbitrary taxation, scandalous intervention in elections, forced candidatures, confusion in their financial administration, bankruptcy and revolt on the part of the tenants: all formed an anticipation of the personal rule of Richelieu and Louis XIV.
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  • In vain Condb tried to play with the parlement of Paris the same game as with the states-general, in a sort of anticipation of the Fronde.
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  • The nation, restive under his now broken yoke, received with a joyous anticipation, which the future was to discount, the royal infant whom they called Louis the Well-beloved, and whose funeral sixty years later was to be greeted with the same proofs of disillusionment.
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  • Thus, in the full anticipation of added renown, and without any misgiving as to ulterior consequences, Galileo set himself, on his return to Florence, to complete his famous but ill-starred work, the Dialogo dei due massimi sistemi del mondo.
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  • More valid instances of the anticipation of modern discoveries may be found in his prevision that a small annual parallax would eventually be found for some of the fixed stars, and that extra-Saturnian planets would at some future time be ascertained to exist, and in his conviction that light travels with a measurable, although, in relation to terrestrial distances, infinite velocity.
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  • To recover the city was a matter of prime importance, and in 1247 Frederick concentrated his forces round it, building over against it a wooden town which, in anticipation of the success that astrologers had predicted, he named Vittoria.
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  • Metaphysics, on the other hand, is analytical in method; in it the notions are given, and by analysis they are cleared up. It is to be observed that the description of mathematics as synthetic is not an anticipation of the critical doctrine on the same subject.
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  • She took it, her insides quaking in anticipation and hunger.
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  • The heightened anticipation sunk like an iron blimp when the first trunk was opened.
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  • Her thoughts were flying again in anticipation of seeing A'Ran.
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  • I get frustrated sometimes, but... who was it that said anticipation was half the fun – or something like that?
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  • Taran, whose golden eyes made her blood heat and whose touch brought a warm tingle of anticipation to her body…it was ironic that the two men she loved in her life would betray her.
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  • There is an anticipation of expansion; so, a permanent post may become available.
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  • The new products were introduced in anticipation of the legislation taking effect.
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  • Election website launched by unions Trade unions affiliated to the Labor party have opened a website in anticipation of a General Election in May.
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  • Through following this crowd through these events, we're made to feel their growing anticipation.
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  • I felt the same horrible anticipation, too, of an imminent smash.
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  • Although these are only trials, they have created a wary anticipation among staff who fear many jobs could be lost in the reorganization.
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  • The group photo shows the nervous anticipation on their faces.
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  • The course book sets exercises to do before and during watching the video clips, including anticipation of subject matter and comprehension.
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  • We're looking forward with eager anticipation to your next production.
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  • We look forward to the future with excited anticipation.
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  • This is not because of any fear of the life to come, rather a joyful anticipation.
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  • I enlisted the services of a Doula and started with breathless anticipation to plan my home birth.
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  • There is an air of excited anticipation in the air so tangible you can feel it creeping along your skin.
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  • It is even making the market somewhat apprehensive of their anticipation.
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  • And yet whenever I see the Festival program for the first time I get the same frisson of excitement and anticipation.
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  • Anticipation for this homecoming gig was high, with tickets selling out in less than an hour.
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  • But he should not harm anybody in anticipation of harm anybody in anticipation of harm likely to be done to him.
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  • There is wide anticipation in the industry of a substantial increase in the worldwide demand for exploration drilling over the coming year.
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  • Each disk sent a little jolt of anticipation through his arm, an electric shock of promise.
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  • So today has been a day of travel arrangements in anticipation of ' Big n juicy on location ' next week.
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  • The vast multiplicity of possibilities makes anticipation of unknown BW agents in order to protect against them an unlikely scenario.
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  • Without limitation, no user shall make any speculative, false or fraudulent reservation or any reservation in anticipation of demand.
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  • My fear permeated through everyone in the room, they sat rigid in anticipation.
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  • Vesuvius sat back in his chair and covered his lap with the white serviette, licking his lips with anticipation.
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  • Many have seen soma as a prophetic anticipation of Prozac.
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  • Thank you in anticipation of your input to this process. more about Beaver Scout Sleepovers: Your views sought (24th March 2006 ).
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  • We arrived at the gates with anticipation high that another target bird, crimson topaz, could be nailed.
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  • There is no anticipation or hint to be found in previous writers, 3 and it is very remarkable that a discovery or invention which was to exert so important and far-reaching an influence on astronomy and every science involving calculation was the work of a single mind.
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  • Consciously to participate as a person in the progress of the race is surely a worthier hope than unconsciously to contribute to it as an influence; ultimately to share the triumph as well as the struggle is a more inspiring anticipation.
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  • In the spring of 1379 Pierre d'Ailly, in anticipation even of the decision of the university of Paris, had carried to the pope of Avignon the "role" of the French nation, but notwithstanding this prompt adhesion he was firm in his desire to put an end to the schism, and when, on the 10th of May 1381, the university decreed that the best means to this end was to try to gather together a general council, Pierre d'Ailly supported this motion before the king's council in the presence of the duke of Anjou.
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  • The death, in 1687, of his niece, Mrs Grace Hooke, who had lived with him for many years, caused him deep affliction; a law-suit with Sir John Cutler about his salary (decided, however, in his favour in 1696) occasioned him prolonged anxiety; and the repeated anticipation of his discoveries inspired him with a morbid jealousy.
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  • The supernatural coats and the quintessential loaf may be paralleled but cannot be surpassed; and the book is throughout a mine of suggestiveness, as, for example, in the anticipation of Carlyle's clothes philosophy within the compass of a few lines.
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  • On a lighter note, what ' next-gen ' titles have got you quivering with anticipation?
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  • Almost in anticipation of the self-preservation instincts that may result, the Act contains an obvious sting in the tail.
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  • With thanks in anticipation This email inspired John Lumsdon to writes about the disaster Dear Fionn That is very interesting.
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  • Just thinking about it sends a thrill of anticipation through me.
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  • I think Mademoiselle Lucy will now confess that the cord and gallows are amply earned; she trembles in anticipation of her doom.
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  • Finney is wide-eyed in anticipation of this kind of criticism.
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  • Sometimes I wonder who will rid me of this turbulent priest... Yours in seasonal anticipation, Robert Runcie.
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  • However, along with the happy anticipation, holiday travelers also share concerns about packing and what the airport and flights might hold in store.
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  • Add young children to your travel plans and your happy anticipation is often replaced with anxiety and your normal travel concerns can turn to outright fear and dread.
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  • When you look toward the future with hope and positive anticipation, you have a better chance for coping effectively with the big changes divorce can bring.
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  • It also creates a feeling of anticipation and the need for movement and action.
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  • When I got back into the room, I was a bundle of nerves, anticipation, and I needed pain medication.
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  • Giving a thoughtful retirement gift to a male coworker or boss is a great way to say thank you and create anticipation for the next phase of life.
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  • The Eyetoy has been met with limited success, to say the least, but hordes of gamers are literally jumping up and down in anticipation of the innovative gameplay that just might be had on Nintendo's next-generation home gaming system.
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  • This was the wine had the whole group charged with anticipation.
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  • It assists with dating the pregnancy, determining the number of fetuses, detecting fetal anomalies, following the growth and development of each fetus, and serves to monitor the length of the cervix in anticipation of preterm labor.
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  • Anticipation is the key to preventing asphyxia neonatorum.
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  • Anticipation happens more often when a mother, rather than the father, passes DM1 to children.
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  • This is especially common when flipping properties, as there are some eager investors who do not want to be involved in the actual improvement process but are willing to financially contribute in anticipation of a return.
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  • Lower back pain can be caused by hormonal changes and posture changes you may have already undergone in anticipation of that big belly you are planning to get.
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  • Ms. Jin: I draw upon my roots quite a bit; long winters in Minnesota make for heavy anticipation for summer, a season we take very seriously.
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  • The ornaments on the Christmas trees in the United States were generally homemade, often created by children in anticipation of the Christmas holiday.
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  • When a relationship is first developing, it is building with excitement and anticipation.
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  • To understand this, think of excitement and anticipation on a scale of zero to ten.
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  • You want to call her when both of you have a level of excitement and anticipation around the six to seven mark.
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  • There is still excitement and anticipation AND there is also calmness as both of you are feeling more connected to each other.
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  • This will establish both the excitement of hearing each other's voice with the anticipation of the timing of the call.
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  • When we are attracted to another person, our bodies and our minds respond with excitement and anticipation.
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  • This will spoil the moment and take away the sense of anticipation.
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  • You might even pause briefly to heighten the anticipation.
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  • Love poems are a way to honor the courtship or spice up the anticipation for the wedding night.
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  • One solution is to find some back to school activities that help foster some anticipation.
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  • Art activities can take that a step further, not only putting anticipation and enthusiasm into the beginning of the school year but also encouraging creativity and personal expression.
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  • As live broadcasts came into vogue, savvy advertisers soon figured out that a lot of commercials could be sold if they could encourage at-home viewers to commit to over three hours of wistful star-gazing and anticipation.
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  • When you're aching with anticipation for a favorite movie or TV show to come out on DVD, you ought to keep up with lists of new video rental releases so that you can be first in the shop when what you want is finally available.
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  • Not to mention the anticipation of the lead actors of Twilight asking for a raise.
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  • If you're a Jurassic Park fan and can't wait to watch the next movie, you may enjoy watching some of the Jurassic Park 4 Movie Trailers movie trailers other fans have put together in anticipation.
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  • The anticipation of finding paranormal evidence is the major reason people tune-in to the show, so reruns don't cut it.
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  • The anticipation is a reward all by itself.
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  • The anticipation of saving for the big stuff is a psychological boost, for it rewards you for being responsible and avoiding debt.
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  • A great example of this is the anticipation that precedes the release of a highly anticipated book, such as Harry Potter, or the great hubbub that surrounds the opening of a buzzed-about film, such as The Dark Knight.
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  • However, for many others, getting hold of spoilers only adds to the fun and anticipation of watching the actual episode, and feeds the craving to watch when you are unable to because of a business trip, vacation, or previous engagement.
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  • Love To Know Soap Operas sat down to a quick chat with Eggold in anticipation of the third season debut of the series.
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  • The anticipation adds to the excitement.
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  • For some couples, this may mean exotic lingerie that sends a clear message about what's in store; others may prefer more demure offerings and like the anticipation that comes with not knowing what's under each layer.
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  • These being activities that a lot of people enjoy, it's no wonder young Americans look forward to their 21st birthdays with great anticipation and want to mark them in a big way.
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  • Viewers tune in with great anticipation at the end of every season to find out who won Project Runway.
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  • After all of that waiting and anticipation, an abrupt response can be difficult - even if you find out you're moving on to the next round.
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  • Another point of anticipation is always found at the end of the show, where A & E displays a brief update.
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  • On a spinning incline from start to finish, Goblet of Fire is the buzzing excitement and anticipation, the static in the air before the players enter the field to play out the game.
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  • Fan anticipation wasn't the only thing that grew all out of proportion to the event - the media hype and the PR was ubiquitious.
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  • Fans waited with anticipation to meet Anakin Skywalker, a young Obi Wan Kenobi and to see the beloved face of Jedi Master Yoda once more.
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  • Filming continued through the summer of 2008 and the long awaited release of this character driven film met with much anticipation by Harry Potter fans in mid July, 2009.
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  • These handy pregnancy tickers are also a lovely way to inform people of your good news and let them share in the anticipation as the big event and birth of a new baby gets closer.
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  • We moved our magic source into this world in anticipation of your actions.
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  • His fangs were out in anticipation.
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  • The offendicula have sometimes been looked upon as an anticipation of Francis Bacon's Idola, but the two classifications have little in common.
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  • In anticipation for the arrival of the band, the stage came alive with strobe lights and atmospheric smoke.
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  • If the parents of the bride and groom don't yet know each other or if all of the members of the wedding party haven't yet met, this is a good way to break the ice in anticipation of the Big Day.
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  • You might also consider purchasing an air tight wedding cake box so you can place the top tier in your freezer in anticipation of your first anniversary.
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  • The mere anticipation of an engagement brings images of wedding bells to mind, and few icons of matrimonial ceremonies have such a rich tapestry of history and sentimental appeal.
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  • Every evening, children are presented with the next day's options to help build excitement and anticipation for the various tournaments, videos, scavenger hunts, games, and other fun events.
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  • Many homeowners are selling their cabinets in anticipation of a remodel.
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  • A spring jacket is designed to keep the cooler air off of you, which comes in handy if you're wearing a sleeveless or short sleeve top in anticipation of a warm spring day.
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  • This anticipation is further enhanced by the tribal music playing in the area that sets the blood pumping and gears up riders' nerves for the ultimate endurance and immunity challenge.
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  • One of the best rated Wii games has to be Wii Sports, so it's with a lot of great anticipation that we get to enjoy Wii Deca Sports, a spiritual successor to the original.
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  • With anticipation and delight, you rush into the kitchen to pour yourself a glass when you quickly realize that there is no refreshment to be had this evening.
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  • The stomach, gallbladder, and pancreas each empty their contents into the duodenum in anticipation of digestion.
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  • Myotonic dystrophy has an effect called "anticipation."
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  • This type of schedule will create excitement and anticipation, which is just what you want in your learner.
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  • The process of selecting the right saying for the experience builds anticipation for the impending birth.
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  • If you've been trying to conceive, waiting to see if you're pregnant is a time of joyful anticipation.
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  • You've watched the award-winning television series with anticipation; now you can join in on the fun by playing the Desperate Housewives game.
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  • Once your group is fully dressed, make sure to take a few memorable shots and reenact some of the scenes from White Christmas for a truly memorable experience that's sure to spark your love and anticipation for the warm holiday season.
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  • The grand opening was attended with party-like anticipation by everyone staying at the inn.
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  • In anticipation of this event a gigantic system of docks, basins and quays was constructed, at a total cost of some £7,000,000 (of which the imperial treasury contributed 2,000,000), between the confluence of the Alster and the railway bridge (1868-1873), an entire quarter of the town inhabited by some 24,000 people being cleared away to make room for these accessories of a great port.
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  • The rest of us waited in nervous anticipation for her Friday arrival, not knowing if we'd even see her when she returned.
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  • The work was completed in August 1843, the five years' labour having been broken by the composition of reviews of Lockhart's Life of Scott (1838), Kenyon's Poems (1839), Chateaubriand (1839), Bancroft's United States (1841), Mariotti's Italy (1842), and Madame Calderon's Life in Mexico (1843), and by the preparation of an abridgment of his Ferdinand and Isabella in anticipation of its threatened abridgment by another hand.
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  • Even then, however, the results fell far short of anticipation, and the armies settled down into equilibrium again.
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  • I think we can at least start polishing up our medallions and combing our chests in gleeful anticipation.
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  • The action that once terrified her now made desire bloom in anticipation of what he'd do.
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  • Aside from the anticipation of locating Jeffrey Byrne and the uncertainty surrounding it, Dean felt pretty damn good.
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  • In That Year The Omission Of The Intercalary Day Rendered It Necessary To Diminish The Epacts By Unity, Or To Pass To The Line C. In 1800 The Solar Equation Again Occurred, In Consequence Of Which It Was Necessary To Descend One Line To Have The Epacts Diminished By Unity; But In This Year The Lunar Equation Also Occurred, The Anticipation Of The New Moons Having Amounted To A Day; The New Moons Accordingly Happened A Day Earlier, Which Rendered It Necessary To Take The Epacts In The Next Higher Line.
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  • Do you want to pay out money for your cat's care now in anticipation of a future health care crisis?
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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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  • The songs were talked about in the same rush of feverish anticipation and excitement, this, the debut album has a lot to live up to.
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  • No real second edition ever appeared, but in anticipation of it Sir Thomas Browne prepared in or about 1671 (?) his " Account of Birds found in Norfolk," of which the draft, now in the British Museum, was printed in his collected works by Wilkin in 1835.
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  • Lles Area topmost ridges, which, it was hoped, would be reached by daylight - a somewhat sanguine anticipation, as it turned out.
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  • A second war which Frederick began in 1744 in anticipation of a counter-attack from her only served to strengthen his hold upon his recent conquest; but in the famous Seven Years' War of 1756-63 the Austrian empress, aided by France and Russia, almost effected her purpose.
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  • There is a kind of anticipation of the scientific spirit in the careful zeal with which he picks up odd aspects of mankind and comments upon them as he places them in his museum.
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  • You find thus in the very sands an anticipation of the vegetable leaf.
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  • The naval authorities had been busy assembling and organizing the available small craft in anticipation of the operation that appeared to be imminent, and jetties damaged in the Nov.
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