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approached Sentence Examples

  • 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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  • "Jonny, hon, let me tell you one thing," she said and approached close enough she was certain no one else could overhear her.

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  • She approached him, glaring up at him.

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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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  • 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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  • An aide-de-camp approached with gliding steps and offered him a gold snuffbox, which he took.

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  • That night as they prepared for bed, she approached Alex about it.

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  • Curious about the great animal, Yully approached the fence.

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  • Nicholas asked himself as the wolf approached him coming from the copse.

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  • He left the corner and approached her, stopping when she took a step back.

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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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  • 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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  • A mounted general separated himself from the infantry and approached Kutuzov.

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  • He rose with feline grace from the couch and approached, hand outstretched.

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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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  • Murat approached the interpreter and told him to ask where the Russian army was.

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  • She stared out the windows at the telephone poles as they approached and sped off in a blur.

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  • Sofia listened as she approached Traci's bed and gazed down at the unconscious woman.

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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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  • In order to see how nearly I could guess, with this experience, at the deepest point in a pond, by observing the outlines of a surface and the character of its shores alone, I made a plan of White Pond, which contains about forty-one acres, and, like this, has no island in it, nor any visible inlet or outlet; and as the line of greatest breadth fell very near the line of least breadth, where two opposite capes approached each other and two opposite bays receded, I ventured to mark a point a short distance from the latter line, but still on the line of greatest length, as the deepest.

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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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  • Alexander and Napoleon, with the long train of their suites, approached the right flank of the Preobrazhensk battalion and came straight up to the crowd standing there.

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  • The adjutant, having obeyed this instruction, approached Prince Andrew.

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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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  • She walked by him to the car, mustering up a voice that approached normal.

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  • He approached her, eyes on her lips.

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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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  • Deidre approached him with trepidation, stopping only close enough to reach out and take the hourglass.

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  • He crossed his arms as he approached the woman who was identical to his mate.

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  • Deidre approached him with trepidation, stopping only close enough to reach out and take the hourglass.

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  • Betsy was alone on the porch but as we approached, Martha opened the screen door, her arm around a frail looking man, about five-seven, who wore an off-center toupee and a fragile smile.

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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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  • Dustin approached, his gaze as haunted as Darian's.

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  • She rose and approached, resting back on her heels in front of him, close enough for him to smell her musk and feel her heat.

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  • The girl scrambled up and approached him, eyes on the ground.

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  • As they approached the spring, the smell of rotting flesh was strong.

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  • Unable to take her eyes from him, she approached slowly.

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  • Doubtful, she winced as they approached tourists and police alike, waiting for someone to stop them, and fearful of what her father would do if someone did.

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  • He gave a fatherly smile and approached her, holding his hand out, palm up.

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  • When I approached carelessly and alarmed them, they made a sudden splash and rippling with their tails, as if one had struck the water with a brushy bough, and instantly took refuge in the depths.

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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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  • 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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  • An old gentleman wearing a star and another official, a German wearing a cross round his neck, approached the speaker.

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  • The count, pipe in hand, was pacing up and down the room, when Natasha, her face distorted by anger, burst in like a tempest and approached her mother with rapid steps.

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  • Having ridden in, he dismounted and approached a big blazing campfire, around which sat several men talking noisily.

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  • He was expounding over the fact that his father had approached the inheritance issue again.

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  • The muffled sound of hooves on sand approached the opening between two wagons.

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  • She held her breath as they approached and turned into the circular drive.

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  • All I really wanted was the land in the first place, and they approached me about settling.

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  • They had the right to fire when they liked as they approached the barrier.

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  • For the first three weeks she became tense as it approached 8:00 pm each Friday.

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  • When they approached the area known as The Drinking Cup, the road narrowed and barely clung to the rock wall, a breath-gulping overhang hundreds of feet above the river.

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  • The butler opened it when she approached, and a maid stood waiting to take her coat.

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  • Xander approached the woman from one side and Jule from the other.

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  • She approached and knelt a safe distance from him, trying hard to see into the darkness of the corner.

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  • She approached Two hesitantly.

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  • Some of the most important old men were the center of groups which even strangers approached respectfully to hear the voices of well-known men.

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  • Thoughts of home grew stronger the nearer he approached it--far stronger, as though this feeling of his was subject to the law by which the force of attraction is in inverse proportion to the square of the distance.

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  • Then, unexpectedly, as often happens, the sound of the hunt suddenly approached, as if the hounds in full cry and Daniel ulyulyuing were just in front of them.

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  • As he approached Smolensk he heard the sounds of distant firing, but these did not impress him.

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  • "No, he's not dead--it's impossible!" she told herself and approached him, and repressing the terror that seized her, she pressed her lips to his cheek.

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  • He hugged the first soldier who approached him, and kissed him, weeping.

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  • De Beausset bowed low, with that courtly French bow which only the old retainers of the Bourbons knew how to make, and approached him, presenting an envelope.

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  • Brennan confirmed the FBI was approached and questioned about the preponderance of credible tips.

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  • Her sense of dread grew as she approached and followed Jonny into his apartment.

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  • A sense of dread filled her as she approached Damian's room.

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  • He approached and circled her, pausing behind her.

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  • Everything looked normal, but she gave the house special attention and approached slowly.

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  • She glanced up as a figure approached, and her smile was genuine.

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  • She approached the window, amazed at the snow, until her gaze fell to a figure kneeling like a dark gargoyle in the middle of the white lawn.

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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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  • The lieutenant colonel of hussars smiled beneath his mustache at the orderly's tone, dismounted, gave his horse to a dispatch runner, and approached Bolkonski with a slight bow.

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  • When that door was opened and the prisoners, crowding against one another like a flock of sheep, squeezed into the exit, Pierre pushed his way forward and approached that very captain who as the corporal had assured him was ready to do anything for him.

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  • As they approached the watchhouse Denisov stopped, peering into the forest.

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  • Through the smoke, as he approached the gate, Petya saw Dolokhov, whose face was of a pale-greenish tint, shouting to his men.

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  • She cringed as he approached, sensing his anger.

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  • His woman laughed huskily and approached Two naked.

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  • I have heard of a dog that barked at every stranger who approached his master's premises with clothes on, but was easily quieted by a naked thief.

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  • She softly approached Princess Mary, sighed, kissed her, and immediately began to cry.

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  • Bennigsen spoke to a general who approached him, and began explaining the whole position of our troops.

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  • He had approached the shed full of animation, but on seeing Prince Andrew's face he felt constrained and ill at ease.

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  • When Rostov approached her she was standing settling up for the game.

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  • As they approached, Royce eyed Bordeaux with a smirk.

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  • As they approached, the sound of running water welcomed them.

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  • She approached Cade's table hesitantly.

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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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  • 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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  • "A full-grown one?" asked Ilagin as he approached the whip who had sighted the hare--and not without agitation he looked round and whistled to Erza.

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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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  • Berthier approached and suggested that they should ride along the line to ascertain the position of affairs.

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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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  • He stepped away from the team as she walked approached and she glared at him.

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  • She changed and took the shears, hiding them against her body as she approached the door.

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  • She heard Dustin order Pierre out before he approached her.

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  • When he freed her again, she approached him and touched his hood.

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  • The Watcher approached Darian, who knelt in response to a silent command.

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  • Deidre approached him until close enough to feel his body heat.

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  • Landon approached then paused.

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  • The Immortal approached with caution, his movements deliberate and his voice steady and low.

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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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  • Prince Andrew's joyous feeling was considerably weakened as he approached the door of the minister's room.

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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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  • 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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  • As Pierre approached that street the smoke became denser and denser--he even felt the heat of the fire.

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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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  • As we screeched to a stop, Agent Osborn, tall and picturesque, approached our car.

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  • Deidre approached unbidden and stood before him, wishing she understood him and their bond better.

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  • She approached Pierre with slow, quiet steps.

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  • "I... but no, I will talk to you later on," and with a strange light in his eyes and restlessness in his movements, Prince Andrew approached Natasha and sat down beside her.

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  • The rest of the teamsters joined them and they all waited in silence as the horses approached and drew to an organized halt.

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  • "Let's see if the brick building has a museum or historical collection of some kind," Betsy said as we approached the building.

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  • The driver from the car behind her approached.

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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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  • "No," Pierre said, blocking the library as she approached.

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  • Grande and Lon awaited them in the living room, and they rose as she approached.

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  • They remained in the foyer, uneasy with the amount of activity and weapons, until approached.

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  • "Hey, boss," one of the dealers approached.

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  • The Dark One approached him.

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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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  • "If there was a way, and I knew it, would you listen to me?" he asked as he approached the kitchen.

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  • Deidre approached but hesitated again to take his hand.

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  • She backed away as he approached, feeling the threat without needing to see it on his face.

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  • The man in black approached.

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  • A car approached, and a window lowered.

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  • The cowering healer left his corner of the cell for the first time in a while and approached the human on the bed.

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  • "Do your worst, you rabid dog," she challenged as she approached the point where the robed man had disappeared.

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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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  • "Master Kris has ordered an evacuation," Henri, Kris.s secretary, said as he 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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  • "Since you seem most ready, you will be first."  He approached the woman, who stood in hypnotic nonchalance, and gazed into her eyes.

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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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  • As they approached Jackson's car, he said, "I'm going to need some time to absorb all this before I can even begin to figure out what to do."

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  • "Did you learn anything?" she asked as he approached.

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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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  • "Enough!" He approached Jackson, his face inches away.

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  • As they approached Jackson's body, Sarah sobbed uncontrollably.

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  • "I don't know," Katie answered, dropping the subject as Alex approached.

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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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  • He folded his arms and approached.

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  • She rose and approached him, the baton behind her back.

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  • He tossed the baton and approached her, glaring down at her with dark eyes as hard as his chiseled frame.

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  • Lana approached him and paused within arm's reach.

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  • Lana stepped out of the doorway as he approached, assuming he meant to ignore her and head to the bedroom to rest.

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  • They saw the smoke half an hour before they arrived and approached with caution.

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  • Lana approached the couch, where the large rucksack sat.

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  • None approached, until one of the PMF soldiers caught his eye.

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  • Gabriel approached her until he towered over her.

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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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  • "Look, you little shit, why don't you –" "Gods, Rhyn, don't talk to him like that," the eldest surviving brother of the seven brothers, Kris, snapped as he approached.

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  • Katie approached him and stopped within arm's reach, gazing up at him.

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  • Kris glanced up, expecting Kiki to enter his tent; however, it was one of his Immortal messengers who approached.

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  • He approached a tree.

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  • Katie turned away and snatched Toby's hand.  They approached the demons tentatively, waiting for the quiet creatures to attack rather than move.  As if under a trance, the demons moved away in synchronized steps.

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  • "Wait, it's not done," Rhyn said and approached Kris.

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  • He circled the block, approached from the other direction, and parked up the block.

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  • They approached the ticket counter with 15 minutes to spare.

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  • Just then a pleasant looking woman in her sixties dressed in a western shirt and jeans approached the two.

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  • His attention turned to her as she approached him on the porch.

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  • As it approached time for Alex to get off work the first day, she kept watch on the driveway for his truck.

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  • It came as no surprise when Alex approached her about adopting Jonathan.

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  • "Looks good, little brother," Darian called as they approached.

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  • Jenn approached as if in a dream, struggling to stay on her feet with the earth's shaking.

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  • He rose as she approached.

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  • He approached what had been one of many former safe houses belonging to the White God near the base of the Tucson Mountains.

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  • She climbed onto the roof of the mansion then approached the peak.

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  • "Darian, this is Chapo and Larry," Jenn said as he approached.

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  • She snagged a few small rocks from the ground and approached the portal, knife in her other hand.

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  • Jonny approached her until he stood toe-to-toe with her, gaze taking in her body.

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  • He looked from the creature to Jenn and approached 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 didn't move, she approached and stopped in front of him, looking up at him.

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  • One of her riders urged his horse into a canter and approached, while she halted her horse, disguised among the men.

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  • When he did not respond, she approached.

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  • She approached him finally, and he snatched the small hand reaching toward him.

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  • He watched quietly until one of the men eyeing him approached.

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  • The seated king eyed Taran as Memon approached Rissa.

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  • Taran shrugged, and the boy approached, reaching out to rub his clothing between his hands.

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  • He approached, stopping when he sensed the guards bunching closer.

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  • Releasing the horse, she approached and stopped a safe distance from the two men he addressed.

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  • They all shrank away as he approached.

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  • As they approached she saw that it was Memon who awaited her with one of his advisors at one side and Vara on his left.

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  • The man stood and smiled as she approached.

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  • Toting the weed whip, she cautiously approached the edge of the woods.

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  • As five O'clock approached, she was beginning to wish she hadn't told Keaton that she would go with him.

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  • Clara was putting the finishing touches on her map when Megan approached the counter.

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  • She beamed up at Keaton as he approached with two glasses of iced tea.

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  • His surprise appeared genuine as she approached.

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  • As the couple approached, the man reached down and took the infant from the woman.

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  • He tugged her across the verandah, and Mr. O'Hara stood as they approached, his eyes sparkling with humor.

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  • He was able to creep up, snatch a purse and run before anyone registered that the hooded youth ever approached.

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  • The Grey God approached.

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  • She approached him as she spoke.

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  • "What's going on?" he asked as he approached.

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  • He rose and approached her, followed by the intensity of a storm cloud.

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  • He approached, closing the distance between them with a few slow strides.

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  • There was a moment of hesitation before she approached.

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  • Jessi forced a smile as she approached.

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  • A vamp approached with the type of wand security personnel at airports used.

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  • She pulled away from him and approached.

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  • Maurice, gradually approached more and more to those of the Church of England, which he ultimately joined.

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  • (a journey of 21hours) is the pilgrimage church of the Madonna del Monte (2885 ft.), approached by a path which passes fourteen chapels adorned with 17th-century frescoes and groups in stucco illustrating the mysteries of the rosary.

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  • Caesar had projected remedial measures, but (as in so many cases) had never been able to carry them out, and it was not until the time of Claudius that the problem was approached.

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  • On the east the site is approached by an ancient road, flanked by tombs.

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  • It is approached by a zigzag path at the side of the cliff, from which a flight of stone xxvII.

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  • As they approached, Barlaymont had been heard to say to Margaret, " What, Madam, is your Highness afraid of these beggars (gueux) ?

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  • On the other hand, serious difficulties arise if we assume that every animal sacrificed represents a deity; and even assuming that such a belief underlies the rite of animal sacrifice, a modification of the belief must have been introduced when such sacrifices became a common rite resorted to on every occasion when a deity was to be approached.

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  • The presence of the Sakai, a people of the Mon-Khmer stock, in the interior of the peninsula has also been considered as one of many proofs that the Malays intruded from the south and approached the 004° D peninsula by means of a sea-route, since had they swept down from the north, being driven thence by the people of a stronger breed, it might be expected that the fringe of country dividing the two contending races would be inhabited by men of the more feeble stock.

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  • to demonstrate that military government had given place to civil; for he approached his task in the same spirit that had prompted his declaration to the Little Parliament of his wish "to divest the sword of all power in the Civil administration."

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  • But Cromwell's dream of putting himself at the head of European Protestantism never even approached realization.

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  • He painted in lurid colours the terrors of purgatory, while he dwelt on the cheapness of the indulgence which would purchase remission and his prices were lowered as each sale approached its end.

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  • It is perfectly straight, without harbours, and approached only through a dangerous bar.

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  • It is dominated, on the seaward side, by four hills, and approached by a narrow entrance, with forts on either hand; a breakwater affords shelter on the east, and on the west is the Arsenal Basin, often regarded as the original harbour of the Carthaginians and Romans.

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  • The road system of Cisalpine Gaul was mainly co1~ litioned by the rivers which had to be crossed, and the Alpine passes which had to be approached.

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  • attached to the object of supreme worship, monotheism proper is approached; while, when a new thought-construction is put in the supreme place, there is a tendency rather towards pantheism.

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  • In 1473 Torquemada and Gonzalez de Mendoza, archbishop of Toledo, approached the sovereigns.

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  • No measures had been taken to supply these voluntary crusaders with food or clothing; as harvest-time approached, the landlords commanded them to return to reap the fields, and on their refusing to do so, proceeded to maltreat their wives and families and set their armed retainers upon the half-starved multitudes.

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  • He approached St Faro, the bishop of Meaux, to whom he made known his desire to live a life of solitude in the forest.

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  • The Propylaea were approached in Greek times by a zig-zag path, terraced along the rock; this was superseded in Roman times by a broad flight of steps.

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  • The goods station is approached by a siding or fork set off from the main line at a point short of the passenger station.

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  • The shed may have a single pair of rails for wagons running through it along one side of a raised platform, there being a roadway for carts on the other side; or if more accommodation is required there may be two tracks, one on each side of the platform, which is then approached by carts at the end.

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  • approached it are such as cannot be omitted from any sketch of Gibbon, however brief.

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  • It was first seen, from a distance, by the missionary Ludwig Krapf in 1849; approached from the west by Joseph Thomson in 1883; partially ascended by Count S.

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  • above the plain, commanding splendid views, and is approached on the east by a funicular railway from the station.

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  • The problem cannot be approached from modern preconceptions because there was much associated with the worship of Yahweh which only gradually came to be recognized as repugnant, and there was much in earlier ages and in other lands which reflects an elevated and even complex religious philosophy.

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  • When Antony assumed the dominion of the East after the defeat of Cassius at Philippi, an embassy of the Jews, amongst other embassies, approached him in Bithynia and accused the sons of Antipater as usurpers of the power which rightly belonged' to Hyrcanus.

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  • Another approached him at Antioch.

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  • At length the governor of Syria approached the centre of the disturbance in Jerusalem, but retreated after burning down a suburb.

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  • The palace was approached from the west by a paved Minoan Way communicating with a considerable building on the opposite hill.

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  • Here was what seems to have been the basement of a very large hall or " Megaron," approached directly from the central court, and near this were found further reliefs, fresco representations of scenes of the bull-ring with female as well as male toreadors, and remains of a magnificent gaming-board of gold-plated ivory with intarsia work of crystal plaques set on silver plates and blue enamel (cyanus).

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  • The true domestic quarter lay to the south of the great hail, and was approached from the central court by a descending staircase, of which three flights and traces of a fourth are preserved.

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  • of this, a royal tomb consisting of a square chamber, which originally had a pointed vault of " Cyclopaean " structure approached by a forehall or rock-cut passage.

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  • The buildings themselves, with the usual halls, bath-rooms and magazines, together with a shrine of the Mother Goddess, occupy two sides of a rectangle, enclosing a court at a higher level approached by flights of stairs.

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  • Built in a low and swampy country and approached by deep and almost impassable roads, Barfurush would not seem at all favourably situated for the seat of an extensive inland trade; it is, however,.

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  • In the north and east they give place, as the Manych and the coasts of the Caspian are approached, to arid, sandy, stony steppes.

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  • The chancel of the church at Repton is assigned to the second half of the 10th century, though subsequently altered, and the crypt beneath is supposed to be earlier still; its roof is supported by four round pillars, and it is approached by two stairways.

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  • Three of the seven poets were drinking in a garden when Firdousi approached, and wishing to get rid of him without rudeness, they informed him who they were, and told him that it was their custom to admit none to their society but such as could give proof of poetical talent.

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  • Mary of Lorraine was approached by the English commissioner, Sir Ralph Sadler, to induce her to further her daughter's marriage contract with Edward VI.

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  • When the War of the Austrian Succession approached, his sympathies were entirely with Maria Theresa - mainly on the ground that the fall of the house of Austria would dangerously increase the power of France, even if she gained no accession of territory.

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  • The latest type of tomb is a flatly vaulted chamber approached by a horizontal or slightly inclined way, whose sides converge above.

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  • The preceding list is given to show the very marked agreement of L'Herminier's results compared with those obtained fifty years later by another investigator, who approached the subject from an entirely different, though still osteological, basis.

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  • He was the first to state clearly that the motions of the heavenly bodies must be regarded as a mechanical problem, and he approached in a remarkable manner the discovery of universal gravitation.

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  • In 1701, New York, seeking another claim, obtained from the Iroquois a grant to the king of England of this territory which they claimed to have conquered but from which they had subsequently been expelled, and this grant was confirmed in 1726 and again in 1744 About 1730 English traders from Pennsylvania and Virginia began to visit the eastern and southern parts of the territory and the crisis approached as a French Canadian expedition under Celeron de Bienville took formal possession of the upper Ohio Valley by planting leaden plates at the mouths of the principal streams. This was in 1749 and in the same year George II.

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  • He approached by way of Cappadocia, where he reduced the Palmyrene garrisons, and thence through Cilicia he entered Syria.

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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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  • high, approached on either side by a flight of steps leading to the top; this block, which Curtius supposes to have been the primitive altar of Zeus "T ' w ros, may be safely identified with the orators' bema, 6 X Wos Ev 7-?7 IIUKvL (Aristoph.

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  • The middle wall, beginning south of the Pnyx near the Melitan Gate, gradually approached the northern wall and, following a parallel course at an interval of 550 ft., diverged to the east near the modern New Phalerum and joined the Peiraeus walls on the height of Munychia where they turn inland from the sea.

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  • Genuinely dramatic music, even if it seem as purely musical as Mozart's, must always be approached through its drama; and Wagner's masterpieces demand that we shall use this approach; but, as with Mozart, we must not stop on the threshold.

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  • It is approached from the west by three straits - Matochkin, between the two islands of Novaya Zemlya, and Kara and Yugor to the north and south of Vaygach Island respectively.

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  • The number who died in prison approached 400, and at least 100 more perished from violence and ill-usage.

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  • It consists of a series of apartments approached by staircases, Bulletino di archaeologia cristiana, 1865.

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  • places on their thrones, they were 318; when they rose up to be called over, it appeared that they were 319; so that they never could make the number come right, and whenever they approached the last of the series, he immediately turned into the likeness of his next neighbour."

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  • As the diplomatic crisis approached, spies were sent into Prussia, and simultaneously with the orders for preliminary concentration the marshals received private instructions, the pith of which cannot be better expressed than in the following two quotations from Napoleon's correspondence: " Mon intention est de concentrer toutes mes forces sur l'extremite de ma droite en laissant tout l'espace entre le Rhin et Bamberg entierement degarni, de maniere a avoir pres de 200,000 hommes reunis sur un meme champ de bataille; mes premieres marches menacent le coeur de la monarchie prussienne " (No.

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  • On the morning of the 12th the Saxon commanding officers approached Hohenlohe with a statement of the famishing condition of their men, and threatened to withdraw them again to Saxony.

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  • They consist of a long rectangular building, with a proscenium or column front which almost forms a tangent to the circle of the orchestra; at the middle and at either end of this proscenium are doors leading into the orchestra, those at the end set in projecting wings; the top of the proscenium is approached by a ramp, of which the lower part is still preserved, running parallel to the parodi, but sloping up as they slope down.

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  • It is therefore from the point of view of its "charm" that the genius of Stevenson must be approached, and in this respect there was between himself and his hooks, his manners and his style, his practice and his theory, a very unusual harmony.

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  • On the 7th of June 1808 he had sacked Cordova; but while he was laden with its spoils the Spanish general Castanos with the army of Andalusia (30,000), and also a large body of armed peasantry, approached.

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  • Hope having joined him through Avila, and magazines having been formed at Benavente, Astorga and Lugo, in case of retreat in that direction, he moved forward, and on the 13th of December approached the Douro, at and near Rueda east of Toro.

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  • The falls can only be approached from below, where a monastery has been erected, the resort of countless pilgrims. Their height is estimated at 70 ft., and by Tibetan report the hills around are enveloped in perpetual mist, and the Sangdong (the " lion's face "), over which the waters rush, is demon-haunted and full of mystic import.

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  • Immense marshy plains covered with the dwarf birch take their place in the north as the tundras are approached.

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  • As the Gobi desert is approached the forests disappear, the ground becomes covered chiefly with dry Gramineae, and Salsolaceae make their appearance.

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  • As Lake Baikal is approached the stream of Russian immigration becomes narrower, being confined mostly to the valley of the Angara, with a string of villages up the Irkut; but it widens out again in Transbaikalia, and sends branches up the Selenga and its tributaries.

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  • Mag., 1887, 23, 225) approached very much more nearly than Baur to the zero of magnetic force.

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  • According to Joule's observations, the length of a bar of iron or soft steel was increased by magnetization, the elongation being proportional up to a certain point to the square of the intensity of magnetization; but when the " saturation point " was approached the elongation was less than this law would require, and a stage was finally reached at which further increase of the magnetizing force produced little or no effect upon the length.

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  • The following are the chief results of Hopkinson's experiments: For small magnetizing forces the magnetization of iron steadily increases with rise of temperature till the critical temperature is approached, when the rate of increase becomes very high, the permeability in some cases attaining a value of about i i,000; the magnetization then with remarkable suddenness almost entirely disappears, the permeability falling to about 1.14.

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  • Steel behaves in a similar manner, but the maximum permeability is not so high as in iron, and the fall, when the critical point is approached, is less abrupt.

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  • The results of a typical experiment are given in the annexed table, which shows how greatly the hysteresis loss is diminished as the critical temperature is approached.

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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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  • The church of San Giovanni, the ancient baptistery, beneath the cathedral is approached by an outer flight of marble steps built in 1451.

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  • Neither Pope nor Swift, who perhaps excelled him in particular branches of literary production, approached him in range of genius, or in encyclopaedic versatility.

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  • He approached history as a politician and confined himself to those periods and characters in which great political problems were being worked out: above all, he was a patriotic historian, and he never wandered far from Prussia.

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  • Rakoczy had often as many as 100,000 men under him, and his bands penetrated as far as Moravia and even approached within a few miles of Vienna.

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  • He was not more than eighteen when, armed with letters of recommendation, he approached J.

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  • Van Beneden, Claparede, and Allman, who during the 19th century approached the study of the lower marine organisms in the same spirit as that in which Trembley and Schaffer in the 18th century, and Swammerdam in the 17th, gave themselves to the study of the minute fresh-water forms of animal life.

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  • A rotation of this amount should therefore be easily visible, but the limits of resolving power are being approached; and the conclusion is independent of the focal length of the mirror, and of the employment of a telescope, provided of course that the reflected image is seen in focus, and that the full width of the mirror is utilized.

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  • The amplitude is thus subject to fluctuations, which increase as the shadow is approached.

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  • round; about it was a stone plinth, and it was approached by a kind of stone alley.

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  • in the year, but it diminishes rapidly towards the centre of the plateau where it averages, at Johannesburg about 30 in., 2 while in the extreme west as the Kalahari is approached it sinks to about 12 in.

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  • Flies's column (backed by a fresh brigade) south of Langensalza, and Beyer approached from Eisenach.

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  • It is characteristic of London that St Paul's Cathedral (q.v.) should be closely hemmed in by houses, and its majestic west front approached obliquely by a winding thoroughfare.

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  • to science, in which Lutheranism is expounded "nervose, solide, et copiose," in fact with a fulness of learning, a force of logic and .a minuteness of detail that had never before been approached.

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  • The next question to be approached concerns the pedigree of Anglo-Saxon law and the latter's natural affinities.

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  • Abimelech, warned by his deputy Zebul, left his residence at Arumah and approached the city.

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  • long, with its port, Nuevitas (pop. in 1907, 4386), which is on the north side of the island and has a spacious land-locked bay of good depth, approached through a break in the off-lying coral keys and a narrow canyon entrance.

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  • Denning's comet of 1881 and Finlay's of 1886, approached comparatively near to the earth's path, the former within 3,000,000 m.

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  • Mirabeau had approached him so early as December 1788, with a plan for the policy to be pursued by the court towards the new states general; but Montmorin, offended by Mirabeau's attacks on Necker and by his Histoire secrete de la tour de Berlin, refused to see him.

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  • Down to this time he had never made any pretensions to literary skill or talent, but on being approached by the Century Magazine with a request for some articles he undertook the work in order to keep the wolf from the door.

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  • Many of these proposals are of the highest interest, and many of them are actually available; but there does not seem to be one of them of an available kind, which could not equally well be approached from other sides, and even incorporated in some radically antagonistic system.

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  • As the general election approached the only question submitted to the electors was - Do you approve or condemn Lord Beaconsfield's foreign policy ?

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  • long, with an extreme breadth of nearly 3 m., with a large but shallow lagoon approached from the north by a passage two fathoms deep. The atoll is growing outwards on every side, and at one place rises 19 ft.

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  • It is to Moronobu that Japan owes the popularization of artistic wood-engravings, for nothing before his series of xylographic albums approached his best work in strength and beauty, and nothing since has surpassed it.

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  • In Japan they were most closely approached by the faience TakatorL of Takatori in the province of Chikuzen.

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  • By this time it has approached to within 240 m., as the crow flies, from the sea.

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  • It has a very picturesque appearance, especially when approached from the north, with its embattled walls and towers filling the whole breadth of the valley.

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  • The great sources of Greek poetry were no longer regarded, as they were by Lucretius and Virgil, as sacred, untasted springs, to be approached in a spirit of enthusiasm tempered with reverence.

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  • Above this, approached by a stair, are the Lesche and the theatre, occupying respectively the north-east and northwest corner of the precinct.

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  • As the presidential election of 1876 approached, Blaine was clearly the popular favourite of his party.

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  • above sea-level on a hill commanding a splendid view, and is approached by a winding road.

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  • Western theologians approached the problem from another point of view.

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  • Approached by a flight of steps partly rock-cut, it had at the rear of the porch a balustrade with marble lions' heads through which the water overflowed.

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  • All this was once approached from the front at the level of the floor, long before the triglyphon was set up, 7 ft.

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  • The series of bays to the N.W., approached between the points of Tigne and St Elmo, is known as the Marsamuscetto (or Quarantine) Harbour.

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  • The numerous niches, generally containing sacrificial (?) tables, 2 are often approached by window-like openings hewn out of one of the flat slabs by which they are enclosed.

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  • In the dust and confusion of the charge a group of the hussars approached Bazaine and his horse artillery battery, and almost carried off the marshal.

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  • It was almost dark when the Prussians approached the French position between Rezonville and the woods to the northward, and the troops soon lost direction in the smoke and became involved in the direst confusion; the firing again blazed out for a few moments, only to die away as utter exhaustion at length put an end to the Prussian advance.

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  • 20 he met the German army as it approached Brussels, and protested against the conditions imposed by the conquerors on the city.

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  • As the transit of Venus of 1874 approached, prepara tions were set on foot by the German Government in good time; a commission of the most celebrated astronomers was appointed, and it was resolved that the heliometer should be the instrument chiefly relied on.

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  • The separation of the images increases as the prism is approached to the object-glass, and diminishes as it is approached towards the eye-piece.

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  • It seems quite clear that in the earlier works,particularly the two Italian dialogues, he approached more nearly to the pantheistic view of things than in his later Latin treatises.

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  • Coal lying under the sea below low-water mark belongs to the crown, and can only be worked upon payment of royalties, even when it is approached from shafts sunk upon land in private ownership. In the Forest of Dean, which is the property of the crown as a royal forest,there are certain curious rights held by a portion of the inhabitants known as the Free Miners of the Forest, who are entitled to mine for coal and iron ore, under leases, known as gales, granted by the principal agent or gaveller representing the crown, in tracts not otherwise occupied.

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  • Her courageous bearing during the return from Varennes had greatly impressed Barnave, and he now approached her on behalf of the Feuillants and the constitutional party.

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  • 17, 1793) several unsuccessful attempts were made by her friends to rescue her and her children, among others by Jarjayes, Toulan and Lepitre, and the "baron de Batz," and negotiations for her release or exchange were even opened with Danton; but as the allied armies approached her trial and condemnation became a certainty.

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  • Close to it lies the famous Herrenhausen, the summer palace of the former kings of Hanover, with fine gardens, an open-air theatre, a museum and an orangery, and approached by a grand avenue over a mile in length.

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  • In May 1889 Mwanga, aided by the trader Charles Stokes, approached Buganda by water, and after several bloody battles captured the capital, but shortly afterwards was again defeated, and Kalema and the Ba-Islamu reoccupied Mengo (the native capital).

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  • But there the German humanist who perhaps approached most nearly the Italian type, furnishes a good illustration.

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  • few places approached those of the Pueblos, the fine art was poor.

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  • When the time for the next census approached it was felt that new legislation was needed, and a committee of the House of Representatives, with James A.

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  • Since this plateau region is a northward extension of the Alleghany plateau, which skirts the western base of the Appalachian mountains, it rises as the mountains are approached.

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  • But Herzl approached the subject entirely on its secular side, and his solution was economic and political rather than sentimental.

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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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  • end, and were approached by a flight of steps now quarried away.

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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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  • of Cassel, and approached by an avenue, is the summer palace of WilhelmshOhe, erected in 1787-1794.

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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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  • of Rome on the Via Amerina (which approached it from the S.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • It has been approached from two sides, according as critics have considered the Western or the Neutral and Alexandrian texts.

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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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  • 12, 2, Inner gate, approached between massive walls.

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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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  • in circumference, and the fort can only be approached by steep and very roughly paved planes, commanded by the fort and the outworks, and by the hill to the west.

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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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  • Plan A Plan B As they approached the shore about 11:40 P.M.

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  • Carpenter increased to full speed and approached it at an angle of 45°.

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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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  • of the Gardens, is the Central railway station, approached by a broad road, the Sharia Clot Bey.

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  • The attack was made in two columns: one, tinder Colonel Hunter, marching along the river-bank, approached Firket from the north; while the other, under Major Burn-Murdoch, making a detour through the desert, approached it from the south.

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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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  • Burgoyne pushed down by way of Lakes Champlain and George and approached the American army under General Horatio Gates in its fortified camp near Stillwater on the W.

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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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  • It is approached by narrow entrances from the N.

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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 sacred is not to be approached lightly.

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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 epistle was not written until Paul had visited Thessalonica, 2 The historical and geographical facts concerning Galatia, which lead other writers to support the south Galatian theory, are stated in the preceding article on Galatia; and the question is still a matter of controversy, the division of opinion being to some extent dependent on whether it is approached from the point of view of the archaeologist or the Biblical critic. The ablest re-statements of the north Galatian theory, in the light of recent pleas for south Galatia as the destination of this epistle, may be found by the English reader in P. W.

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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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