Approached sentence example

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  • He approached her favorite chair.
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  • As they approached the building, a large group of people came out whooping and yelling.
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  • She approached him, glaring up at him.
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  • He approached her, and she took a step back.
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  • Curious about the great animal, Yully approached the fence.
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  • He left the corner and approached her, stopping when she took a step back.
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  • As we approached the end of the flawless narrative, one of us would invariably ask sardonically (but never sarcastically), "What could possibly go wrong?"
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  • Nicholas asked himself as the wolf approached him coming from the copse.
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  • That night as they prepared for bed, she approached Alex about it.
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  • As she approached the barn, it was obvious that the door had been torn off its hinges.
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  • As we approached the house I saw a child standing in the doorway, and Captain Keller said, There she is.
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  • A mounted general separated himself from the infantry and approached Kutuzov.
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  • An aide-de-camp approached with gliding steps and offered him a gold snuffbox, which he took.
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  • Murat approached the interpreter and told him to ask where the Russian army was.
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  • He approached a tree.
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  • When Alex approached Carmen about giving Tessa some money, she said it was up to him, but keep in mind that the issue could have been something like drugs.
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  • He walked down the line to the nearest of the five the demons had approached with offers and paused before the Immortal with icy blue eyes.
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  • The Grey God approached.
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  • She approached him as she spoke.
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  • Sofia listened as she approached Traci's bed and gazed down at the unconscious woman.
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  • Lana approached him and paused within arm's reach.
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  • Gabriel approached her until he towered over her.
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  • Jenn approached when he stilled.
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  • Darian approached the obelisk and wrapped his arms around it.
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  • She approached, a sad smile on her face.
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  • When he did not respond, she approached.
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  • They all shrank away as he approached.
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  • The man stood and smiled as she approached.
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  • His surprise appeared genuine as she approached.
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  • Jessi forced a smile as she approached.
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  • She pulled away from him and approached.
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  • Another approached him at Antioch.
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  • In others there is an approximation of the lateral stems towards the median ventral line (Drepanophorus); in a genus of Heteronemertines (Langia), on the other hand, an arrangement occurs by which the longitudinal stems are no longer lateral, but have more or less approached each other dorsally.
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  • This corresponds to the second stage of magnetization, in which the susceptibility is large and permanent magnetization is set up. A still stronger magnetizing force has little effect except in causing the direction of the needles to approach still more nearly to that of the field; if the force were infinite, every member of the group ‘ would have exactly the same direction and the greatest possible resultant moment would be reached; this illustrates " magnetic saturation " - the condition approached in the third stage of magnetization.
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  • Gnostic sects approached the question in two ways.
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  • It was excavated by Spiegelthal in 1854, who found that it covered a large vault of finely-cut marble blocks approached by a flat-roofed passage of the same stone from the south.
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  • When a wave of sound meets a surface separating two media it is in part reflected, travelling back from the surface into the first medium again with the velocity with which it approached.
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  • Calling in the brigade detached to the assistance of Nozu as well as all other available fractions of his scattered army, he himself attacked 1 The 5th division of the 2nd Army had been sent to join the 10th as the latter approached Hsimucheng.
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  • About 1.45 p.m., the Russians, who were still in a close cruising formation, attempted to open out for battle as the Japanese approached.
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  • Herodotus, writing also in the 5th century B.C., describes the people of Lake Prasias as living in houses constructed on platforms supported on piles in the middle of the lake, which are approached from the land by a single narrow bridge.
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  • The home money market was approached by the Government through the issue of war loans.
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  • Whilst all who approached the queen bore witness to her candour and reasonableness in relation to her ministers, all likewise proclaimed how anxiously she considered advice that was submitted to her before letting herself be persuaded that she must accept it for the good of her people.
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  • The gate is approached by a road commanded on one side by the city wall, on the other by a projecting tower.
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  • On the summit, approached by a well-preserved flight of steps, are the remains of a palace of the Mycenaean age, similar to that found at Tiryns, though not so complicated or extensive.
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  • Most of these consist merely of a chamber, usually square, excavated in the rock, and approached by a " dromos " or horizontal approach in the side of a hill.
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  • It is approached by a horizontal avenue 20 ft.
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  • The next deposits, as the scarps are approached, are greensands of "Selbornian" age, succeeded by Cenomanian, and locally by Turonian, sands.
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  • In the middle ages the civilizing task of the Church was first approached in England.
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  • He was considered to have approached Horace more nearly than any other modern poet, and a gold medal was given him by Pope Urban VIII.
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  • The reluctant consent of the British cabinet was obtained and Talleyrand was approached as an equal.
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  • The Parliament House, standing on the crown of the eastern hill, is a massive square brick building with a pillared freestone facade approached by a broad flight of steps.
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  • Caesar at once approached both Pompey and Crassus, who alike detested the existing system of government but were personally at variance, and succeeded in persuading them to forget their quarrel and join him in a coalition which should put an end to the rule of the oligarchy.
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  • Operating on this beam with a second prism, he found that the homogeneous light was not dispersed, and also that it was more refracted the nearer the point from which it was taken approached to the violet end of the spectrum RV.
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  • As the city is approached from the bay, the river Liffey, which divides the city from west to east roughly into two equal parts, is seen to be lined with a fine series of quays.
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  • In ancient times it was approached by the Canopic mouth, which was farther to the west.
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  • In the centre of this court stands the catholicon or conventual church, a square building with an apse of the cruciform domical Byzantine type, approached by a domed narthex.
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  • The western entrance was approached by an ante-church, or narthex (B), itself an aisled church of no mean dimensions, flanked by two towers, rising from a stately flight of steps bearing a large stone cross.
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  • As summer approached Wellington's anticipations were realized.
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  • Adjoining it is the Forest Lawn cemetery, in which are monuments to President Millard Fillmore, and to the famous Seneca chief Red Jacket (1751-1830), a friend of the whites, who was faithful when approached by Tecumseh and the Prophet, and warned the Americans of their danger; by many he has been considered the greatest orator of his race.
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  • Close by is the Briihl Terrace, approached by a fine flight of steps, on which are groups, by Schilling, representing Morning, Evening, Day and Night.
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  • When, however, the time of discharge is lengthened, the conditions of the arc are more nearly approached.
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  • War against Turkey was resolved upon, and Azov, the chief Turkish fortress in those regions, which could be approached by water from Moscow, became the Russian objective.
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  • The objection raised by the Aquitanian presbyter Vigilantius (c. 400) to the belief that the souls of the martyrs to a certain extent clung to their ashes, and heard the prayers of those who approached them, appeared to his contemporaries to be frivolous;.
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  • It is approached in a very circuitous way, either by a passage (Xaupn) leading from a side door in the main propylaeum or by another long passage which winds round the back cf the chief hall, and so leads by a long flight of steps, cut in the rock, to the little postern door in the semicircular bastion.
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  • Thus the dressed stones of the ancient theatre served to build barracks; the material of the hippodrome went to build the church; while the portico of the hippodrome, supported by granite and marble columns, and approached by a fine flight of steps, was destroyed by Cardinal Lavigerie in a search for the tomb of St Marciana.
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  • Hoy is commonly approached from Stromness, there being piers at n Linksess, the nearest point to Graemsay, and at Hackness, South Ness and North Bay, the last three all on the harbour of Long Hope.
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  • He approached parties as a statesman approaches them, as facts which have to be dealt with, and governed, not suppressed in the interests of some one of their number.
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  • The enraged Finnish colonel thereupon approached Gustavus III.
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  • When wounded it requires to be approached with caution, as it will then attack either man or dog with its long sharp bill and its acute claws.
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  • The "Intrepid" astern had come under heavy shrapnel fire from the guns as she approached the mole, but after rounding it escaped their attention.
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  • As the "Vindictive" approached, a thick sea fog rolled up the coast, making it impossible to see anything at over 300 yd.
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  • Through stuffing-boxes at the ends passed the two electrodes, made after the fashion of arc-light carbons, and capable of being approached together according to the requirements of the operation.
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  • The nature of the task and of the results may be best approached by considering the different divisions - North, South, East, West and Central Africa.
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  • Dwane afterwards approached the Anglicans, and in 1900 that church formed the " Ethiopian Order," ordaining Dwane a deacon and making him Provincial of the Order.
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  • On the 24th of April, as she approached Edinburgh, Bothwell accordingly met her at the head of Boo spearmen, assured her (as she afterwards averred) that she was in the utmost peril, and escorted her, together with Huntly, Lethington and Melville, who were then in attendance, to Dunbar Castle.
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  • Butler approached the fort on the 10th of December 1864; on the 24th the "Louisiana," loaded with 215 tons of powder, was exploded 400 yds.
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  • In the neighbourhood are the Cave of the Winds, the Grand Caverns, charming glens, mountain lakes and picturesque canyons; and the Garden of the Gods, - approached by a narrow gateway between two tremendous masses of red rock 330 ft.
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  • During all the latter part of the heating, when the temperature of the ingot has approached that of the flame, only an ever smaller and smaller part of the heat of that flame can be absorbed by the ingots.
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  • All the temples above described, except that ascribed to Hercules, which was approached by steps on all four sides, agree in being raised on an elevated podium or basement - an arrangement usual with all similar buildings of Roman date.
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  • Sea-bathing is insecure, and is confined to a few small coves, approached by tunnels hewn through the rock.
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  • On the 18th of April 1861, the day after Virginia passed her ordinance of secession, when a considerable force of Virginia militia under General Kenton Harper approached the town - an attack having been planned in Richmond two days before - the Federal garrison of 45 men under Lieutenant Roger Jones set fire to the arsenal and fled.
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  • Johnston thought that the place was unimportant, and withdrew when (15th June) the Federal forces under General Robert Patterson and Colonel Lew Wallace approached, and Harper's Ferry was again occupied by a Federal garrison.
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  • Great as were these results, they did not satisfy the aspirations of patriotic Germans, who, having so suddenly and so unexpectedly approached unity, longed that the work should be completed.
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  • Luderitz, a Bremen tobacco merchant, approached Bismarck on the question of establishing a trading station on the coast at Angra Pequena.
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  • The Dominican church is approached by a sloping flagged lane, having on one side a beautifully ornamented balustrade of the 18th century.
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  • But as the time agreed upon for the departure approached, it appeared that the crusaders had not the money to pay the stipulated advance.
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  • As the curtain approached, the compass needle always deviated to the west, oscillated as the curtain passed the zenith, and then deviated to the east.
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  • The direction in which the compass needle deviated was west or east, according as the curtain approached from the south or the north; as the curtain retired the deviation eventually diminished.
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  • But, as the autumn session approached, Tisza foresaw a new campaign of obstruction, and resolved to revert to his drastic reform of the standing orders.
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  • As this position is approached the period of swing becomes greater and greater, and sensibility to slight tilting at right angles to the plane of o'o"m is increased.
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  • The two infantry divisions which now approached the field were again halted, and Liprandi was left undisturbed on the Vorontsov ridge and in possession of the captured guns.
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  • The Fashoda incident was the subject of important diplomatic negotiations, which at one time approached an acute phase; but ultimately the French position was found to be untenable, and on the 11th of December Marchand and his men returned to France by the Sobat, Abyssinia and Jibuti.
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  • Meanwhile Nansen, on his southward journey, had approached Franz Josef Land from the north-east, finding only sea at the north end of Wilczek Land, and seeing nothing of Payer's Rawlinson Sound, or of the north end of Austria Sound.
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  • There has been much controversy whether he was the Wishart who in April 1544 approached the English government with a proposal for getting rid of Cardinal Beaton.
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  • An expression of keen intelligence lighted up his features, and his large, sparkling grey eyes darted penetrating glances at every one who approached him.
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  • The town is the regular starting-point of a journey to the famous lakes Wakatipu and Te Anau, which are approached by rail.
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  • The king's death assured the victory, which Surrey had not the strength to pursue, though the townsmen of Edinburgh built their famous Flodden Wall to resist him if he approached.
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  • In mid July French armed galleons approached St Andrews, and the castle surrendered as soon as artillery was brought to bear on it.
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  • The churches are approached by a flight of forty-eight stone steps, the grouping of the whole mass of buildings being exceedingly impressive.
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  • Two incidents illustrate the spirit of judgment with which He approached the splendid but apostate city.
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  • As he approached Alexandria Antiochus met the Roman ambassador, and, after a brief attempt at evasion, accepted his ultimatum on the spot.
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  • As they approached they threw unslaked lime in the air and the wind blew it in the faces of the French.
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  • Having approached the Russian ambassador in such a way as to remove the prejudice existing against him in Russia since the incident of 1867, he rendered himself eligible for office; and on the fall of the Tirard cabinet in 1888 he became president of the council and minister of the interior in a radical ministry, which pledged itself to the revision of the constitution, but was forced to combat the proposals of General Boulanger.
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  • But when Ayub Khan, who had meanwhile retreated to Herat, heard that the British forces had retired, early in 1881, to India, he mustered a fresh army and again approached Kandahar.
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  • Her new conquerors approached from the sea and from the south.
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  • An English squadron approached Naples and occupied the island of Procida, but after a few engagements with the Republican fleet commanded by Caracciolo, an ex-officer in the Bourbon navy, it was recalled to Palermo, as the Franco-Spanish fleet was expected.
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  • In 1837 Marshal Valee approached the town by the connecting western isthmus, and succeeded in taking it by assault, though again the French lost heavily.
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  • A lifting bridge at the wharf-end, which the ferry approached stern on, enabled accurate connection of rails at all suites of the tide, the process of embarking a train requiring ordinarily not more than 15 minutes.
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  • The more or less elaborate ceremonies prescribed for the occasions when the gods were approached are directly connected with the popular elements of the religion.
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  • As the time for the convention of 1787 approached he drew up an outline of a new system of government, the basis of the "Virginia plan" presented in the convention by Edmund Jennings Randolph.
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  • Napoleon's right and centre approached (on a broad front owing to the want of cavalry) from Dresden by Bischofswerda and Kamenz; the left under Ney, which was separated by nearly 40 m.
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  • Since the specific heat of the liquid increases rapidly at high temperatures, while dH/d0 diminishes, it is clear that the latent heat must diminish more and more rapidly as the critical point is approached.
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  • As this last stage is approached the "chela" becomes less and less dependent on the guidance of traditions and scriptures.
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  • Each succeeding thinker had more or less assumed the methods of Thales, and had approached the problem of existence from the empirical side.
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  • He endeavoured to overcome the dualism of Anaxagoras, and in so doing approached more nearly to the older Ionians.
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  • There is a legend, current among historians from the days of Robertson and Hallam, that as the year 1000 approached mankind prepared for the Last Judgment; that the earth "clothed itself with the white mantle of churches," and like a penitent watched in terror and in prayer for the fatal dawn.
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  • As has been shown in the preceding paragraph, this is surpassed in Italy, France and Germany, and approached in most of the rest, with the exception of Sweden, Norway and Scotland, which are six or seven points below it, and Ireland, where less than a third are married..
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  • The decline in Italy and Norway is small, but in France, where for a long time the fertility of the population has been very much below that of any other European country, the birth-rate thus calculated fell by nearly 20%, the same figure' being approached in Belgium, where however, the fertility of married women is considerably greater.
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  • Although many amongst the Angles had, following his example, essayed to compose religious poetry, none of them, in Baeda's opinion, had approached the excellence of Cwdmon's songs.
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  • The novelty of his treatment, as he says, consists in the fact that, unlike any previous moralist, he approached the subject " exclusively from the side of natural history."
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  • The keenness of the conflict as it approached the crisis of 1843 checked the liberality of the people for this object, but by 1841 £305,747 had been collected and 222 churches built.
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  • The animals, domesticated or wild, like the horse or cow, the guardian dog, the bird of omen, naturally share the same life, and are approached with the same invocation.
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  • In the 18th century many of the General Baptists gradually adopted the Arian, or, perhaps, the Socinian theory; whilst, on the other hand, the Calvinism of the Particular Baptists in many of the churches became more rigid, and approached or actually became Antinomianism.
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  • The Gothic Society eventually included certain younger men than these - Arvid August Afzelius (1785-1871), the first editor of the Swedish folk-songs; Gustaf Vilhelm Gumaelius (1789-1877), who has been somewhat pretentiously styled " The Swedish Walter Scott," author of the historical novel of Tord Bonde; Baron Bernhard von Beskow (q.v.; 1796-1868), lyrist and dramatist; and Karl August Nicander (1799-1839), a lyric poet who approached the Phosphorists in manner.
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  • The streets are planted with huge shade-trees, so that as Bida is approached it looks like a forest.
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  • He found that a magnetic needle, made to oscillate over nonferruginous surfaces, such as water, glass, copper, &c., falls more rapidly in the extent of its oscillations according as it is more or less approached to the surface.
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  • It is enough to refer here to the fragmentary series of his Shakespearian criticisms, containing evidence of the truest insight, and a marvellous appreciation of the judicial "sanity" which raises the greatest name in literature far above even the highest of the poets who approached him.
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  • At this juncture Gustavus was approached by Jakob Magnus Sprengtporten, a Finnish nobleman of determined character, who had incurred the enmity of the Caps, with the project of a revolution.
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  • Prince Hippolyte approached the little princess and, bending his face close to her, began to whisper something.
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  • Seeing Anna Mikhaylovna and her son, Prince Vasili dismissed the doctor with a bow and approached them silently and with a look of inquiry.
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  • Pierre approached, looking at her in a childlike way through his spectacles.
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  • The last of the infantry hurriedly crossed the bridge, squeezing together as they approached it as if passing through a funnel.
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  • Prince Andrew's joyous feeling was considerably weakened as he approached the door of the minister's room.
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  • As he approached, a ringing shot issued from it deafening him and his suite, and in the smoke that suddenly surrounded the gun they could see the gunners who had seized it straining to roll it quickly back to its former position.
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  • Officers who approached him with disturbed countenances became calm; soldiers and officers greeted him gaily, grew more cheerful in his presence, and were evidently anxious to display their courage before him.
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  • Prince Vasili approached first, and she kissed the bold forehead that bent over her hand and answered his question by saying that, on the contrary, she remembered him quite well.
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  • She approached him, saw his face, and something gave way within her.
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  • Then the voice said something more, Demyan replied, and the steps in the felt boots approached the unseen bend of the staircase more rapidly.
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  • As they approached the house, Prince Andrew with a smile drew Pierre's attention to a commotion going on at the back porch.
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  • He recognized her, guessed her feelings, saw that it was her debut, remembered her conversation at the window, and with an expression of pleasure on his face approached Countess Rostova.
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  • By the way the hunt approached and receded, by the cries of the dogs whose notes were familiar to him, by the way the voices of the huntsmen approached, receded, and rose, he realized what was happening at the copse.
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  • Having looked at Natasha he approached his sister, laid his well gloved hand on the edge of her box, nodded to her, and leaning forward asked a question, with a motion toward Natasha.
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  • As he approached the Kremlin he even began to avoid being crushed and resolutely stuck out his elbows in a menacing way.
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  • Two tall old peasants with wrinkled faces and scanty beards emerged from the tavern, smiling, staggering, and singing some incoherent song, and approached the officers.
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  • An elderly sergeant who had approached the officer while he was giving these explanations had waited in silence for him to finish speaking, but at this point, evidently not liking the officer's remark, interrupted him.
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  • After they had gone Pierre approached Prince Andrew and was about to start a conversation when they heard the clatter of three horses' hoofs on the road not far from the shed, and looking in that direction Prince Andrew recognized Wolzogen and Clausewitz accompanied by a Cossack.
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  • Berthier approached and suggested that they should ride along the line to ascertain the position of affairs.
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  • The adjutant, having obeyed this instruction, approached Prince Andrew.
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  • A shopkeeper with red pimples on his cheeks near the nose, and a calm, persistent, calculating expression on his plump face, hurriedly and ostentatiously approached the officer, swinging his arms.
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  • As Pierre approached that street the smoke became denser and denser--he even felt the heat of the fire.
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  • Then two pairs of Frenchmen approached the criminals and at the officer's command took the two convicts who stood first in the row.
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  • Thanks to her activity and energy, which infected her fellow travelers, they approached Yaroslavl by the end of the second week.
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  • He remained in Moscow till October, letting the troops plunder the city; then, hesitating whether to leave a garrison behind him, he quitted Moscow, approached Kutuzov without joining battle, turned to the right and reached Malo-Yaroslavets, again without attempting to break through and take the road Kutuzov took, but retiring instead to Mozhaysk along the devastated Smolensk road.
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  • A French corporal, with coat unbuttoned in a homely way, a skullcap on his head, and a short pipe in his mouth, came from behind a corner of the shed and approached Pierre with a friendly wink.
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  • When he espied Denisov he hastily threw something into the bushes, removed his sodden hat by its floppy brim, and approached his commander.
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  • Darian swiped his towel from another machine and approached.
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  • The Hispanic woman hopped down from the fence and shielded her eyes to see them as they approached.
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  • The man in the executioner's hood left while Jilian, the man with midnight hair and eyes, approached.
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  • Damian and Dustin appeared deep in discussion as she approached.
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  • It was Lon, whose gaze went to her as he approached.
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  • They remained in the foyer, uneasy with the amount of activity and weapons, until approached.
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  • She waited, watching as he approached the bear, gun ready.
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  • Gabe approached and stopped behind her, claiming the alcohol with one hand.
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  • He rose as she approached and kissed her cheek before pulling out the chair for her.
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  • Deidre prayed she was wrong as she approached.
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  • She placed her bag on the ground and approached him.
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  • He located the nearest death-dealer and approached.
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  • Gabriel rose and approached the still form.
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  • Deidre approached but hesitated again to take his hand.
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  • She offered one of her warm smiles and approached him, looking up at him with a mischievous twinkle in her gaze.
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  • She approached him, gaze troubled once again.
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  • Ully helped her up, and they both eyed Sasha as the Dark One.s servant approached.
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  • He forced his anger and frustration away to keep his eyes from flaring amber, then approached.
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  • Darkyn studied him and then withdrew a thin collar and approached.
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  • Kiki asked uneasily as the half-demon approached.
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  • She held her forearm out to the door as she approached, glancing again at the gold band around her wrist that Romas had emphasized she needed to wear at all the times.
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  • Kiera approached the door in two quick steps, waved her bracelet in front of one then the second access pad, and pushed the door to hurry it.
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  • Both older sisters nodded in deference as he approached, and he glanced over them to assure himself of their health.
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  • Curious, A'Ran neared, hanging back as his other two sisters approached.
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  • Ne'Rin approached, his eye caught by Gage, who gave a bow of her head but whose face turned pink.
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  • Ne'Rin returned his sword to a rack containing half a dozen similar swords in plain grey and approached Kiera.
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  • He approached and stood a short distance behind her, watching once more.
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  • He turned and approached the door again, interested when she followed.
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  • She approached, but Ne'Rin headed back to her with the messenger.
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  • The guest watched her as she approached, and she recognized the distinct features of A'Ran's family.
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  • She and Talal both turned as he approached.
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  • A'Ran approached her then, knowing his journey in the morning would delay the conversation they needed to have.
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  • He motioned her in, and she approached somewhat anxiously.
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  • She approached the console, circling it once as she took in the different symbols.
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  • Instead, she drew a deep breath and approached the fountain.
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  • She replaced her translator as he approached.
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  • As the group approached the area, climbers could be seen, bright colored flies tacked on a wall of ice.
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  • He returned to his partner, lifted the goblets from the tray, and approached the prisoners.
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  • He approached Sarah and held her by the throat.
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  • As he approached the door, Jackson thought about the last time he used this room.
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  • He yearned to see her face, but when he approached to make her turn, she disappeared, the moment they touched.
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  • He approached, yet not close enough to spook her, and trying to sound nonchalant said, "Fancy meeting you here."
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  • As they approached it, Elisabeth let out a whistle.
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  • She approached him and held his hands.
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  • He approached her and lifted her chin.
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  • He found this entirely entertaining, and only approached her once while patrons were demanding her attention.
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  • Jackson stood close enough to hear the conversation, and as soon as the moron committed to buy a watercolor; he approached Elisabeth, put his arms around her and said, Darling, the caterer needs to see you for a minute.
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  • A couple approached as Jackson completed his rescue.
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  • She approached him and took his hand.
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  • Upon noticing Jackson, the dog dropped to all fours and approached him slowly.
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  • The flight attendant approached and asked, "Can I get you anything?"
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  • Jackson slowly approached, not sure what to make of this.
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  • He opened the door and slowly approached the sofa, then sat at the end, a little away from the wolf's head.
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  • Jackson approached her, and she nearly collapsed into his arms.
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  • As Jackson approached, Claudia held her mask back to her face.
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  • Connor immediately approached him.
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  • Connor approached; Jackson could see he was swallowing venom and his fangs were emerging.
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  • Elisabeth stood and approached him.
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  • After she finished drinking, she approached Jackson, licked his face, and put her head in his lap.
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  • The wolf licked her muzzle then approached Sarah and sat in front of her staring.
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  • Victor approached Jackson and yelled, "Shut up!"
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  • As they approached Jackson's body, Sarah sobbed uncontrollably.
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  • As they approached, the goat pawed the ground and called softly.
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  • Josh yelled at her as he approached Brutus.
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  • The waitress approached the table.
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  • A set of soldiers approached on patrol.
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  • She pulled out her microcomputer and approached the door.
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  • Brady approached the five soldiers in urban gray tactical suits crowded around the small box with a hole still smoking from a hit by a wayward laser bullet.
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  • Guard dogs trotted forward to sniff him and his men while a doctor in a blue government jumpsuit approached them, eyes pinned to the injured man carried between two others.
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  • Check him, Dan grunted as the waiting medic in blue approached.
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  • The general approached, catching Elise's eye.
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  • Elise lowered her laser as Lana blocked her shot and approached the man named Arnie.
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  • Brady pulled her micro from his cargo pocket and approached her with a controlled, slow gate, much like that of a stalking lion.
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  • Instead, he turned and approached her again.
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  • As man approached the gods in sacrifice and prayers, so too the gods declared themselves to men by divers signs and tokens, which it was possible to read by the art of Divination (q.v.).
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  • In the centre is a grass mound, raised to the height of the hedges, and on this mound is a pagoda, approached by a curved grass path.
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  • The east side of the river (known as St Thomas's and Port Tennant) is approached from the west by a road carried over the North Dock Lock and the river by two girder drawbridges, each of which has a double line of roadway (on which tramways are laid), two footpaths and a line of railway.
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  • The space to the east and south of the temple of Apollo could also be approached directly from the propylaea of entrance, by turning to the right through a passage-like building with a porch at either end.
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  • Each side extended southward in search of the other's flank till the Arda was approached.
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  • Some deputies from the Allobroges, who had been sent to Rome to obtain redress for certain grievances, were approached by P. Lentulus Sura, the chief of the conspirators, who endeavoured to induce them to join him.
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  • Matters were different when Christianity approached them from Moravia, where its doctrine had been taught by Cyrillus and Methodius - Greek monks from Thessalonica.
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  • The crusaders were seized by a sudden panic, both at Mies (Stfibro) and at Tachau, as soon as they approached the Hussites, and they fled hurriedly across the mountains into Bavaria.
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  • It stands in a large open space and is approached by an avenue of cypresses and eucalyptus.
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  • At first he wrote political articles in the newspapers, but when the French army approached the city with hostile intentions he joined the fighting ranks and soon won Garibaldi's esteem by his bravery.
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  • The two explorers by opposite routes approached within 20 leagues of each other.
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  • The opinion now most generally held is that the primitive Crustacean type is most nearly approached by certain Phyllopods such as Apus.
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  • It is approached by a fine avenue of trees and is surrounded by a well-wooded park.
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  • They were chiefly on scientific subjects, approached in a poetic spirit.
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  • Brett, who was now his principal colleague, approached Sir Charles Bright in London, and in December 1856 the Atlantic Telegraph Company was organized by them in Great Britain, a government grant being secured of 14,000 annually for government messages, to be reduced to Io,000 annually when the cable should pay a 6% yearly dividend; similar grants were made by the United States government.
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  • Besides the towers, it has several fine porches, great tanks approached by flights of stone steps, and the "hall of the thousand columns."
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  • Among their simple arts, plaiting and basket-work was one in which they approached the civilized level.
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  • In Plato, however, this distinction is applied chiefly in an ethical and religious direction; and, while it defines philosophy, so far correctly, as the endeavour to express what things are in their ultimate constitution, it is not yet accompanied by a sufficient differentiation of the subsidiary inquiries by which this ultimate question may be approached.
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  • According to a deposition which he made in January 1807 he was approached by Aaron Burr, who attempted to enlist him in his "conspiracy," and wished him to win over the marine corps and to sound Preble and Decatur.
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  • Later on, as he approached his second youth (he was spared a second childhood), he tended to a more pagan view.
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  • McClellan followed up the Confederate rearguard and approached Richmond, using White House on the Pamunkey as a base of supplies; this entailed a division of his forces on either bank of the Chickahominy.
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  • It is approached by a deep channel through the coral reef which fringes the entire eastern side of the island.
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  • Again he returned to Alexandria amid the enthusiastic demonstrations of the populace, which is described by Gregory of Nazianzus, in his panegyric on Athanasius, as streaming forth like " another Nile " to meet him afar off as he approached the city.
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  • The south bank of the river is bordered by a long ridge, which becomes steeper as it approaches the sea, and upon this the Russians, under Prince Menshikov, were drawn up, to bar the Sevastopol road to the allies, who under General Lord Raglan and Marshal St Arnaud approached from the north over an open plain.
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  • Prior to the formation of this ministry (see table at end of article), and while Sir Gordon Sprigg was still in office, Mr Hofmeyr approached Rhodes and offered to put him in office as a Bond nominee.
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  • As the general election approached he responded heartily to Mr. Lloyd George's proposal that the Coalition should be continued, and that the country should be definitely invited to return candidates who should undertake to support the Coalition Government; and he joined with him in issuing the letters or certificates, nicknamed " coupons," accepting Coalition candidates.
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  • The roof rested on six pillars; the door was raised above the ground and approached by a stair (probably on account of the floods which often swept the valley); and worshippers left their shoes under the stair before entering.
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  • Sala is an elevated platform surmounted by a triple arch, and approached by a flight of steps.
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  • Much the same tendency exists with respect to all drops between B and E, but at F the wind has begun to accommodate itself to the new regime and to assume more regular forward motion, and as J is approached, where vertical contraction of the passage through which the wind must pass takes place, there is an increasing tendency to lift the raindrops beyond their proper limits.
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  • As the tropics are approached, even in mountain districts, the irregularities become greater, and occasionally the rainy season is entirely absent for a single year, though the mean rainfall is considerable.
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  • In any event it must have approached well within 31 ft.
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  • But, as smaller areas are approached, the excessive local rainfalls of short duration must be provided for, and beyond these there are extraordinarily heavy discharges generally over and gone before any exact records can be made; hence we know very little of them beyond the bare fact that from woo acres the discharge may rise to two or three times 300 cub.
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  • He seems then to have gone farther than his party, and even to have approached the extreme Left.
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  • Thence to the Huallaga the elevation of the land is somewhat greater; but not until this river is passed, and the Pongo de Manseriche approached, does the swelling ground of the Andean foot-hills raise the country above flood-level.
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  • C. Ranyard, who says, "He was the kindliest, as well as the most learned of men - benignant to every one who approached him, never forgetting the claims which weakness has on strength."
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  • In the case of inclined retorts this disadvantage is somewhat reduced, but with vertical retorts the ideal conditions can be more nearly approached.
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  • It is one of the fortresses appointed by the Act of Union to be kept in a state of repair, and is approached from the esplanade, on which stands the colossal statue of Robert Bruce, erected in 1877.
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  • In the wild state they never defend themselves, and if approached from different points, according to the Indian fashion of hunting, get completely bewildered and fall an easy prey.
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  • On the west East Turkestan is generally approached from India by the famous pass of Karakorum (18,300 ft.), from Ferghana and West (Russian) Turkestan by the passes of Kyzyl-art (14,015 ft.) and Terek (12,730 ft.), and 'the mountains on this side attain to altitudes of 25,780 ft.
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  • Meanwhile bad harvests deepened the country's distress, Ireland was approached by famine, the Anti-Corn-Law League became menacingly powerful, and Peel showed signs of yielding to free trade.
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  • In some the sporangiophores stood midway between the sterile whorls, while in others they approached the whorl above or below.
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  • It was approached in a political, not in a judicial spirit.
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  • Its wariness, however, is very marvellous, and even at the breeding-season, when most birds throw off their shyness, it is not easily approached within ordinary gunshot distance.
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  • The uncertainty thus arising in the amount of the refraction is least near the zenith, but increases more and more as the horizon is approached.
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  • The village has encroached upon the remains of a huge stone circle (not quite circular), surrounded by a ditch and rampart of earth, and once approached by two avenues of monoliths.
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  • The Celts cared nothing for the king except as a weapon against the Protestants; the old Anglo-Irish Catholics cared much, but the nearer Charles approached them the more completely he alienated the Protestants.
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  • It is approached from the north by a lofty bridge over a ravine, to the west of which lies a pleasant park.
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  • When Christians approached the problem of heathen mythology, they sometimes held, with St Augustine, a form of the doctrine of Euemerus?
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  • The most interesting buildings are the cathedral church of the Assumption, founded in 1377, and completed with a modern facade copied from that of the Pantheon in Rome; the church of St Veit, on the model of Santa Maria della Salute in Venice; and the Pilgrimage church, hung with offerings from shipwrecked sailors, and approached by a stairway of 400 steps.
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  • The variation of type among the Bantu is due probably to a varying admixture of alien blood,which is more apparent as the east coast is approached.
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  • Charlemagne approached it with a moderation equal to the vigour which he had shown in the war.
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  • Along this axis the brightness continually increases as the sun is approached.
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  • The hypothesis which best explains all the phenomena is that the light is that of the sun reflected from an extremely tenuous cloud of particles having the form and extent described, and becoming more and more tenuous as the earth's orbit is approached until, immediately outside the orbit, it fades into complete invisibility.
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  • Livingstone approached them from above and gained his first view of the falls from the island on its lip now named after him.
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  • From the figure, which represents vision with a motionless eye, it is seen that the apparent size increases as the object under observation is approached.
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  • The Lord is to be approached by faith (bhakti) - dis- interested devotion and surrender of self in perfect love, and all actions are to be purified of self-interest in contemplation of Him.
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  • In all these genera there is an obvious similarity to the synangia of Kaulfussia, while in some respects Marattia or Danaea is approached.
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  • Heterangium shows, on the whole, a decided preponderance of Filicinean vegetative characters, though in the leaf-traces and the secondary tissues the Cycads are approached.
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  • Concurrently with this change, the tropical and extinct forms disappeared, and the flora approached more and more nearly to that now existing in the districts where the fossil plants are found, though in the older deposits, at any rate, the geographical distribution still differed considerably from that now met with.
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  • The buildings stand upon raised terraces, or upon truncated pyramids, approached by broad stairways, usually of cut stone.
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  • After a masterly campaign, in which the prince had succeeded in defeating Leicester in the valleys of the Severn and Usk, and had destroyed the forces of the younger Montfort at Kenilworth before he could effect a junction with the main body, the royalist forces approached Evesham in the morning of the 4th of August in time to intercept Leicester's march towards Kenilworth.
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  • As they approached a large building, a lot of whooping and yelling could be heard beyond it.
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  • As she approached, Yancey was no where in sight, so she nonchalantly wandered over to the pool.
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  • Baxton worked in a rural county where backup wasn't readily available so he'd approached the car alone.
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  • He hung back as she approached the first nurse's station they came to, aware of the effect he had on humans.
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  • He approached with a slow, steady gait, like a predator inspecting its disabled prey before going for the kill.
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  • Han stayed with her, not moving until two Guardians—a raven-haired man with a quick smile and a brooding blond—approached.
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  • The Black God approached her, and she stepped back.
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  • He's not in much better shape than we are, Rhyn, the leader of the Immortals and Gabriel's best friend, said as he approached.
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  • The first Ancient Immortal approached her.
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  • Gabe sat up as Kiki approached, and the tall Immortal paused, critical gaze taking in both of them.
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  • What if he approached the Code not as a slave but as an equal concerned about the greater good, a dynamic reality the Code had no way of knowing, due to its own static nature?
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  • I don.t know his last name or anything, she said as the woman approached.
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  • Satisfied to find the sexy man wasn't a serial killer or worse, Kiera's attention shifted to the main house as they approached.
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  • Talal appeared oblivious and approached Ne'Rin, whose body glowed with sweat.
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  • Her door was ajar and the chill from an open window washed over him as he cautiously approached; now somehow knowing what lay beyond.
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  • Her door was ajar and the chill from an open window washed over him as he approached, somehow knowing what lay beyond.
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  • When he finished, the Exemplar approached them and scrutinized the two young vampires.
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  • She approached him and said, "You are a pompous ass, and not nearly as good looking as you think."
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  • Several soldiers—two in grays and three in black uniforms—approached the bonfire, speaking with the men gathered in a group on one side.
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  • Two soldiers—one in black and one in gray—approached.
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  • Rhyn approached the boundaries of his newest prison – the one meant to keep everyone else on the Caribbean Sanctuary safe from the magic he couldn't control.
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  • Alex ate the same way he approached any task – with enthusiasm, efficiency and a certain amount of style.
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  • A small team of four vamps approached the window and stopped at the edge of where the carpet from the hallway met the tile of the foyer.
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  • The blatant challenge warmed the fire in his blood, and he approached.
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  • Taran's gait slowed as he approached, dread sinking into his stomach.
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  • Unable to focus on anything, Jessi found herself almost too drained to remember the name of the Guardian who approached her.
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  • The bomb was approached with caution.
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  • As we approached the scene of the crime I could see that my friend under all his habitual coolness was in truth deeply agitated.
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  • We have ample on site parking at the rear of the Hotel, approached from Mill Street.
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  • You remember he approached the ancient of Days and was led into his presence.
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  • He also approached the then archbishop of Cape Coast, Archbishop Thomas William Porter.
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  • It consisted of a massive gatehouse and a walled bailey, approached by a wooden drawbridge.
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  • Shortly after 9.30pm, 5 men approached the house wielding baseball bats.
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  • The house was approached by graveled driveways which wound about through wide-spreading lawns and under the interlacing boughs of tall poplars.
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  • She moved toward it, but, as she approached the brink, lo!
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  • A Malabar Whistling Thrush was out in the open as we approached the spring, but a party of Grey-headed bulbuls was more elusive.
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  • At the scaffold he was approached by a Protestant clergyman who asked him to confess his treason.
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  • In that context, we would see the setting of or operation of a cap on hours as best approached through sectoral collective bargaining.
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  • Whilst I have done this on a smaller, local/regional level I havent yet approached the major corporates.
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  • Via a shady business contact, he approached the Cosa Nostra in New York in a last ditch attempt to save himself.
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  • Approached by a private drive with parking in the gated courtyard, access to the cottage is across the lower lawns of the house.
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  • They said a wheel broke on a curve as the train approached the Jesus underground station and two train carriages derailed in the tunnel.
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  • Gardens; The Lilies is approached through wrought iron double gates to gravel driveway with parking for several vehicles.
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  • He approached the duchy with a business plan and was eventually rewarded with a crumbling granite barn and the money to renovate it.
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  • The virtual learning environment must be approached by learners equipped with far more than a belief in serendipity.
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  • We approached local constructors, but the prices quoted seemed exorbitant!
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  • Jack Carver returns home when he is approached by a dangerous and seductive femme fatale.
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  • I guess folk having epics approached from the track to the north.