How to use As-much in a sentence

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  • The temperature varies almost as much as the rainfall.

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  • You need to rest tonight, sleep as much as you can.

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  • I agreed to this and I want the baby as much as you do.

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  • It was as much as I could hope for given the circumstances.

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  • I don't expect them or anyone else to make deals with you for me, she said, hurt as much by his words as the thought that there was no one outside of Hell who wished her well.

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  • She didn't expect it to bother her as much as it did.

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  • He said as much!

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  • Soils containing less than 25% of potash are likely to need special application of potash fertilizers to give good results, while those containing as much as.

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  • I only ask that you do as much good for as many people for as long as you can.

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  • He knew as much and was as grateful for the two men before him as he was at finding his brother again.

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  • He knew without touching her mind that she wanted him as much as he wanted her.

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  • Darkyn himself had shown some signs of being affected by her, perhaps not as much as she liked, but more than she ever expected.

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  • I don't think she knew they were working as much against her as with her.

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  • As much as it didn't make sense, as much as his day job terrified her … She wanted Darkyn, more so now that she knew he had a side – however tiny – that was capable of caring for her and only her.

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  • Martha spat with a viciousness that shocked Dean as much as the officer.

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  • They're as much at fault as him.

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  • She pushed back away from him into the seat as much as possible.

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  • Destiny is as much a part of me as she is of you.

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  • Yeah, I guess, as much as I know about having any kind of relationship.

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  • I repeated the promise I'd made Merrill Cooms when he funded us so generously; "Do as much good for as many people for as long as you can."

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  • I felt a sickness in my stomach at the news, in spite of having surmised as much.

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  • And this is how I know you're not taking care of yourself as much as you should be.

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  • He strode toward the end of the alley, wanting out of the rain as much as he wanted to talk to the intriguing woman over his shoulder.

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  • She belonged to his world as much as he did.

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  • She shook as much from need as fear.

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  • Tim's concern was as much for Lana as it was her precious cargo.

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  • The safari was as much his responsibility as hers.

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  • Some sands contain as much as 50% of air of nearly the same composition as atmospheric air.

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  • The true art of life is to crowd as much enjoyment as possible into every moment.

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  • I want this baby as much as you do, Alex.

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  • What we're doing together blows my imagination so I'll devote as much time and energy as I can possible muster to optimizing our results.

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  • Of course I'd continue to help Howie as much as he needs.

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  • I'd tell her real story, as much as she'd allow, while still maintaining her absolute privacy.

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  • You deserve just as much.

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  • Her stepmother-- Jonny's mother-- had said as much.

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  • She shivered, as much from the warm current working its way through her body as the cold ocean breeze.

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  • She loved being in his arms, as much as she hated him right now!

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  • Sasha wants her as much as Toby.

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  • He had a point, but she knew she'd be in as much danger from the monsters as from Sasha's men.

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  • I assumed as much.

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  • So it's not as much of a shock?

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  • Sarah enjoyed watching him play almost as much as listening.

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  • Are you having as much difficulty keeping this night casual as I am?

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  • You understand, I need to know as much as possible about the guy who finally landed my girl here.

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  • Children were as much a part of her dreams as a husband was.

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  • I'll give you as much ammo as you need.

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  • I'll go into as much detail as I can, Dean answered.

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  • Reminding herself that the mirror promised she wasn't as exposed as much breast as it looked from above, she left the ruffle on her arms and began filling their plates.

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  • I think he felt included because he was helping as much as we were.

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  • We all want to do more, but we can't afford the time away from life to do as much as we want.

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  • You're just as much a bull's eye if this monster is able to pick up your trail.

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  • The director wanted me to help as much as I could but if someone was getting too close, I was to drop it.

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  • She couldn't stand the thought of seeing Selyn hurt, as much because of everything the girl had been through as the thought of hurting Darkyn.

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  • I've never met your mother but I'm sure she loves you too, just as much as we do.

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  • He raised the topic as much to take Cynthia's mind off Martha's departure as from any serious concern about the old man.

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  • Cynthia confessed they didn't attend as often as they should— as much as she did when her son was at home.

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  • Cynthia and her husband were appreciative of his efforts, which Dean knew came as much from nerves over his pending jury duty as early morning kindness.

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  • He spends as much time on the computer as all the others combined.

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  • She'd forced herself to try to watch human-Deidre as much as possible.

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  • Gabriel smiled, entertained as much by the story as he was by Cora's visible exasperation.

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  • She'd claimed as much yesterday.

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  • We'll want as much muscle as we can get, if the worst happens, Rhyn said quietly.

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  • The sight of Alex on Ed, galloping toward her was as much a relief as it was a surprise.

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  • She'd let herself grieve for a day – maybe two – and then fill her world with as much sunshine as possible.

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  • Though he intended to make the night about the dying woman, he found it was as much about him.

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  • He'd done it for the people he cared about as much as out of his sense of honor.

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  • He didn't treat her as an outlet for his own release but as a partner on a sensual journey, one where pleasure was a gift as much as a reward.

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  • He could think of nothing more appealing than kicking his mate's ass, as much for leaping off the building as for making him feel what he did when he saw her jump.

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  • We've gotta curb the damage as much as possible.

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  • If what Wynn said was true, Gabriel needed as much time as he could find to figure out how to save her.

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  • Gabe distrusted the Ancient father of the Council as much as he did Darkyn.

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  • He was enjoying the sensation of her in his arms as much as he was there to comfort her.

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  • Gabriel liked Kris as much as he'd ever liked anyone despite the bad blood between Kris and his half-brother, Rhyn.

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  • And now he had a mate who infuriated him as much as she turned him on.

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  • It means I can't kill you, as much as I'd like to!

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  • He growled, irritated as much by demons as he was with the cold weather.

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  • He restrained himself as much as possible to keep from injuring Ully.s test subject.

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  • The words were forced, and he knew she was in love with him as much as she did.

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  • He'd done his part to agitate Kisolm and received every bit as much as he'd given.

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  • His incredible strength, heat, and scent calmed her fear as much as they excited the woman within her.

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  • Kiera stood aside, not as much out of deference but out of sudden realization that if she didn't, the man was likely to run her over.

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  • She focused on his eyes as much as she wished to focus on his warm lips.

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  • She ached as much from her workout the day before as falling asleep sitting with her sketchbook.

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  • The group was silent and tense, the warriors flanking Evelyn eyeing Kiera as much as the distant flashes of light.

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  • I'm beginning to think you like a mystery as much as Fred!

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  • The man looked annoyed as much as disappointed.

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  • Dean asked, as much to himself as Fred O'Connor.

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  • There wasn't near as much snow early yesterday and it's too loosely packed to provide much of a cushion.

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  • Few queries were related to the other guests and Dean withdrew from volunteering as much information as he had in his opening monologue.

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  • Franny had been first on the scene behind Dean, dressed only in panties, her arms covering her tiny breasts, shivering as much at the sight as the chill of the early winter morning.

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  • Not, Dean surmised, out of a sense of charity as much as a severe case of nosiness.

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  • Sarah broke down weeping at the hopelessness, and as much as Jackson desired to comfort her, he could not find the strength.

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  • She would have liked Elisabeth as much as Sarah did.

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  • When no response was forthcoming, he continued, If she were to leave me, it would cause every bit as much pain as leaving my family did.

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  • They were a long way from the nearest hotel and Katie wanted to see him as much as possible.

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  • She cleaned up as much as possible without changing clothes.

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  • I weigh nearly twice as much as you.

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  • He wished she trusted him as much as she had when he was the Guardian.

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  • The sight of her with a gun to her head the day before made his blood boil as much as the thought of her in his bed.

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  • I got you access to as much as I could, and I let you do what you do best.

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  • She'd have to take as much as she could.

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  • Even his DNA-enhanced body would need time to heal, just not as much time as a normal person.

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  • Tim cared for Lana—that much Brady could see—but Tim cared as much for his career and getting what he wanted.

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  • And they hate circles as much as I do?

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  • Toby frowned, worried as much about his human charge as his Immortal friends.

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  • To any of them, as much as I wanted to eat the human.

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  • I'm as much of a prisoner as they are.

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  • Katie asked and knelt beside her as much out of exhaustion as curiosity.

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  • The doctor suggested as much exercise could be gained by walking without the added risk of injury.

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  • Dean explained Cynthia Byrne's request for as much detail as possible in his report to help her obtain a death certificate.

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  • If you'd spend as much time chasing after the truth as you do trying to convince your gut instincts they're wrong maybe we'd get somewhere.

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  • He asked the question as much of himself as Monica.

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  • He had a couple of drinks—not as much as me—but he wasn't drunk.

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  • If exhaustion truly was mental as much as physical, he'd conquered its demon as he edged to the side of the road without slowing his pace, allowing an infre­quent car to pass.

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  • I'm really not a bastard, at least not as much as you think.

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  • I don't mind if you have more than one, but now that we're married, I don't intend to be as much a gentleman as the last time you drank manhattans.

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  • I love Fred, almost as much as I love you.

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  • I really enjoyed your company and I shouldn't have—I didn't mourn my husband near as much as he deserved.

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  • I love her almost as much as I do my own children.

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  • She met his gaze with as much determination as she could muster.

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  • He admitted as much.

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  • He had a streak of honor that marked him the son of a White God as much as his golden eyes.

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  • Our duty is to the little humans as much as to our own.

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  • Until that time came when their sparring became a final battle, she'd learn as much as she could from the ancient warrior.

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  • Her hands shook as much from emotion as the returned magic in her blood.

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  • In that moment, she yielded as much to her fate as she did to him.

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  • She balanced herself as much as she could with the rumbling ground and then ran straight into the magic.

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  • And yet, the creature is generous and lets me take as much of his magic as I need, enough to build our walls in a season's time and make them stronger than the walls of my enemies.

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  • Three guards surrounded Rissa, whose writhing, squealing horse was as much of a menace to her as the attackers flooding from the forest.

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  • By his uneven tone, he was as much at a loss of his choice as she was.

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  • It rules me as much as I do.

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  • Once, he'd wanted her as much as he did vengeance.

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  • And never to me, as much as I've done for you.

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  • Vara, Rissa…they'd suffered as much as he did, and he'd refused to believe anyone else was suffering.

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  • I depend upon you as much as Vara.

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  • Taran tied the band around his eyes, as much to protect them from the sun as hide the tears in his eyes.

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  • He spelled her for a while, digging twice as much in half the time.

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  • Gerald had not yet married, but he was as much a family man as Alex.

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  • Of course, the horses didn't need the rest as much as Gerald needed the relief from riding.

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  • She missed the goat milk and making cheese as much as she did the scheduled milking.

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  • That part hurt as much as anything else.

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  • It wasn't until she mentioned that goats were as much a part of American history as Longhorns that he realized how much she missed them.

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  • She took a deep breath - as much to convince herself it was still possible as for need of air.

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  • He as much as told me he thinks I'm a high priced...

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  • It wasn't a request "Um, sure," she said, startled as much by the statement as the commanding delivery.

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  • She neared him, frazzled as much with the cat as she was with him showing up with a stain, when she wanted to go home.

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  • The idea he'd never solve this mystery infuriated him, but not as much as the idea she was able to sneak up on him at will.

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  • She stormed out, shaking as much from the day as how much she wanted to stay the minute he touched her.

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  • His wariness scared her as much as the thugs had.

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  • He knew as much.

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  • It was directed as much at Jessi as at the Black God for sending someone innocent to do his dirty work.

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  • I figured as much.

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  • He hated that phrase as much as the cold shoulder.

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  • The memory of the words and how sweet he was last night made her ache, as much because she turned her back on him as it was because she wanted to feel his naked body against hers.

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  • Though he showed no outwards concern, Jonny looked as much at Ashley as he did the Other.

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  • The girl didn't respond, but he knew she wouldn't disobey his command, as much as she might Jessi's.

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  • She flushed, as much from the fire building within her as his words.

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  • The height of the male at the shoulder when full grown is usually from 8 to lc, ft., occasionally as much as II, and possibly even more.

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  • All Alexius had to do was to sit still, keep out of his father's way as much as possible and await the natural course of events.

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  • He now tried to keep himself as much out of the political world as possible, but in vain, for the court would suspect him, and his friends would talk about his being king.

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  • Much of the island is stony and unproductive; but cultivation has not been extended nearly as much as would be possible, and the implements are primitive.

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  • In the district of Gennargentu they occur, rarely, as much as 3600 ft.

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  • The crown has a fall which may amount to as much as 18 in.

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  • It is perhaps as much from the impulse which Ernesti gave to sacred and profane criticism in Germany, as from the intrinsic excellence of his own works in either department, that he must derive his reputation as a philologist or theologian.

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  • Morton no doubt impressed Lancastrian traditions upon Henry VII., but he cannot be credited with any great originality as a statesman, and Henry's policy was as much Yorkist as Lancastrian.

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  • When the insurrectionary movements of 1848 broke out in Italy, his known zeal for the cause of legitimacy, as much as his reputation as an officer, marked him out for command.

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  • Thus he came at length to stand on the verge of the Indian Ocean; " gazing upon it," a writer has said, " with as much delight as Balboa, when he crossed the Isthmus of Darien from the Atlantic to the Pacific."

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  • They consist of a number of circular or rectangular pits sunk from the cap of a hill, and going down to a depth of in some cases as much as 120 ft., until in fact the miners have been stopped by being unable to cope with the quantity of water made when the level of the valley was reached.

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  • Cromwell was essentially a conservative reformer; in his attempts to purge the court of chancery of its most flagrant abuses, and to settle the ecclesiastical affairs of the nation, he showed himself anxious to retain as much of the existing system as could be left untouched without doing positive evil.

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  • Thus there was quite as much important solo music for the flute as for the violin; and almost more music for the viola da gamba than for the violoncello.

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  • A and A' carry two light vertical rods S, M, the one as much in front of the other as there is space between two successive holes in the perforated ribbon.

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  • They yield as much as 12 tons per acre.

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  • If the tiller receives as much as 45 lire per month, supplemented by other wages in kind, it is said to be boaria a salario; if the principal part of his remuneration is in kind, his contract is called boaria a spesa.

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  • Woodcutters and vine-waterers, however, sometimes earn as much as 3s.

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  • It established that all Italian cabinets since 1880 had grossly neglected the state banks; that the two preceding cabinets had been aware of the irregularities committed by Tanlongo; that Tanlongo had heavily subsidized the press, paying as much as 20,000 for that purpose in 1888 alone; that a number of deputies, including several ex-ministers, had received from him loans of a considerable amount, which they had apparently made no effort to refund; that Giolitti had deceived the Chamber with regard to the state banks, and was open tosuspicion of having,after the arrest of Tanlongo, abstracted a number of documents from the latters papers before placing the remainder in the hands of the judicial authorities.

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  • They teach the inferior but working part of our intellect, the " Understanding," that its picture of sensuous reality envisaged in time and space must be as fully articulated as is possible - as much differentiated into detail, and as perfectly integrated again into unity and system.

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  • Previously John, disregarding the custom of the past, had taken as much as he could extort.

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  • The works on religion and philosophy especially will be of as much service for the history of ideas in these later periods as the publication of the canonical books has already been for the earlier period to which they refer.

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  • Wren apparently did not himself approve of this second design, for he got the king to give him permission to alter it as much as he liked, without showing models or drawings to any one, and the actual building bears little resemblance to the approved design, to which it is very superior in almost every possible point.

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  • Brown and Escombe have shown that the amount of solar energy taken up by a green leaf may often be fifty times as much as it can utilize in the constructive processes of which it is the seat.

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  • In endeavouring to trace the causation of adaptation, it is obvious that it must be due quite as much to properties inherent in the plant as to the action of external conditions; the plant must possess adaptive capacity.

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  • It is therefore just as much the business of the zoogeographer, who wishes to arrive at the truth, to ascertain what groups of animals are wanting in any particular locality (altogether independently of its extent) as to determine those which are forthcoming there.

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  • He may indeed be said to have been at least as much influenced by Gounod as by Wagner.

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  • And the inner mind of Butler has moral anchorage in the Analogy, quite as much as in the Sermons.

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  • The Moguls, though baptized, are in fact believers in fetishism as much as the unconverted Samoyedes.

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  • Flax is almost of as much importance as wheat, and the potato is more cultivated than in any other part of Russia.

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  • In the expected war with Poland, which followed quickly, the Russians were so successful that the arrangement was upheld; but it was soon found that the Cossacks, though they professed unbounded devotion to the Orthodox tsar, disliked Muscovite, quite as much as Polish, interference in their internal affairs, and some of their leaders were in favour of substituting federation with Poland for annexation by Russia.

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  • The province produces much wheat, barley, rice, millet, cotton, but the authorities every now and then prohibiting the export of cereals, the people generally sow just as much as they think will suffice for their own wants.

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  • The rails, which for heavy main line traffic may weigh as much as too lb per yard, or even more, are rolled in lengths of from 30 to 60 ft., and sleepers are placed under them at intervals of between 2 and 3 ft.

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  • The maximum rate of combustion may be as much as so lb of coal per square foot of grate per hour, and in exceptional cases even a greater rate than this has been maintained.

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  • Raised from seed it may become a tree 40 to as much as 70 ft.

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  • Dubos, but singularly transforming it, he maintained that those invasions were not marked by the violent and destructive character usually attributed to them; that the penetration of the German barbarians into Gaul was a slow process; that the Germans submitted to the imperial administration; that the political institutions of theMerovingians had their origins in the Roman laws at least as much as, if not more than, in German usages; and, consequently, that there was no conquest of Gaul by the Germans.

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  • He used his influence to procure as much autonomy as possible for the province of Hanover, but was a strong opponent of the Guelph party.

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  • Great Britain, for instance, could never be persuaded that it was as much in her interests as in the interests of Russia to subsidize the antiFrench party in Sweden.

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  • But during the summer, temperatures are affected as much by altitude as by latitude, and the coast is cooled at night by breezes from the Gulf.

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  • By his writings, as much as by his explorations, Rockhill has made his name great in the annals of Asiatic research.

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  • In later life he was accustomed to say that he knew as much about mathematics when he was eighteen as ever he knew; but his reading embraced nearly the whole round of knowledge - history, travels, poetry, philosophy and the natural sciences.

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  • Other towns, like Zaria, may do as much trade, but Kano is pre-eminent as a manufacturing centre.

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  • It is only in their centre that they reach altitudes of as much as 2000-2500 ft.

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  • It is noteworthy that in 1895 the country produced about half as much wheat as in any one of the years 1890, 1891 and 1898.

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  • Experiments upon the growth of barley for fifty years in succession on rather heavy ordinary arable soil resulted in showing that the produce by mineral manures alone is larger than that without manure; that nitrogenous manures alone give more produce than mineral manures alone; and that mixtures of mineral and nitrogenous manure give much more than either used alone - generally twice, or more than twice, as much as mineral manures alone.

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  • Of phosphoric acid, the cereal crops take up as much as, or more than, any other crops of the rotation, excepting clover; and the greater portion thus taken up is lost to the farm in the saleable product - the grain.

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  • The root-crops, indeed, may contain two or more times as much nitrogen as either of the cereals, and the leguminous crops, especially the clover, much more than the root-crops.

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  • Although economic motives have become more complex, they have just as much and no more to do with general economic reasoning and analysis than the causes of death with the normal expectation of life, or domestic ideals with the birth-rate.

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  • Mahmud ordered Hasan Maimandi to take the poet as much gold as an elephant could carry, but the jealous treasurer persuaded the monarch that it was too generous a reward, and that an elephant's load of silver would be sufficient.

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  • The Bourbons of Naples had broken their treaty engagements with Napoleon, though in this matter they were perhaps as much sinned against as sinning.

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  • His signing of the armistice seemed to promise as much.

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  • Absurd as much that we find both in Albertus Magnus and the Ortus seems to modern eyes, if we go a step lower in the scale and consult the " Bestiaries " or treatises on animals which were common from the 12th to the 14th century we shall meet with many more absurdities.

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  • A " circular system " was advocated by the eminent botanist Fries, and the views of Macleay met with the partial approbation of the celebrated entomologist Kirby, while at least as much may be said of the imaginative Oken, whose mysticism far surpassed that of the Quinarians.

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  • It seems that this was issued as much with the object of inviting assistance from others in view of future labours, since the materials at his disposal were comparatively scanty, as with that of making known the results to which his researches had already led him.

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  • It is difficult to get the hands to work until the cotton is fully opened, and it is hard to induce them to pick over ioo lb a day, though some expert hands are found in every cotton plantation who can pick twice as much.

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  • It is evident, therefore, that if this number could work through the whole season of ioo days, they could pick three or four times as much cotton as the largest crop ever made.

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  • Some arrivals have been diverted to Manchester since the opening of the Manchester ship s canal; shipments through the canal from the 1st of entry, September to the 30th of August in each year for the decade 1894-1895 to 1904-1905 are appended - six to eight times as much is still unloaded at Liverpool.

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  • The cotton is almost entirely grown by natives in small patches round their villages, and generally it has sold for about the same price as middling American, though some of it realized as much as 25 to 30 " points on."

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  • That this evidence is not as good as that for the miracles of Jesus must be conceded, as much of it is of much later date than the events recorded.

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  • Contractors will often undertake to drill wells of moderate depth at 90 cents to $1 per foot, but the cost of a deep well may amount to as much as $7000.

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  • The initial diameter of the well drilled from the bottom of this pit is in some instances as much as 36 in., bore-holes of the larger size being preferred, as they are less liable to become choked, and admit of the use of larger bailers for raising the oil.

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  • The cheese-box still has a vertical cylindrical body, which may be as much as 30 ft.

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  • In order to separate the distillate into various fractions, and to remove as much of it as possible free from condensed steam, it is now usual to employ condensing appliances of special form with outlets for running off the different fractions.

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  • In any case, it hampered the Mahommedans as much as the jealousy between Alexius and the Latins hampered the progress of the Crusade.

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  • Conrad of Montferrat was, as much as any one man, responsible for the Third Crusade.

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  • The Christians are an important element, constituting probably as much as a fifth of the whole population; the majority of them belong to the Orthodox Greek Church, which has two patriarchs in Syria, at Antioch and Jerusalem.

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  • Whatever were his qualities as a fighter, the Cid was but indifferent material out of which to make a saint, - a man who battled against Christian and against Moslem with equal zeal, who burnt churches and mosques with equal zest, who ravaged, plundered and slew as much for a livelihood as for any patriotic or religious purpose, and was in truth almost as much of a Mussulman as a Christian in his habits and his character.

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  • So late as 1782, James Price, an English physician, showed experiments with white and red powders, by the aid of which he was supposed to be able to transform fifty and sixty times as much mercury into silver and gold.

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  • Fourthly, the enforcement of the fugitive slave law aroused a feeling of bitterness in the North which helped eventually to bring on the war, and helped to make it, when it came, quite as much an anti-slavery crusade as a struggle for the preservation of the Union.

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  • Wollaston discovered palladium, especially interesting for its striking property of absorbing (" occluding ") as much as 376 volumes of hydrogen at ordinary temperatures, and 643 volumes at 90 0.

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  • The limiting law expressing the behaviour of gases under varying temperature and pressure assumes the form pv= RT; so stated, this law is independent of chemical composition and may be regarded as a true physical law, just as much as the law of universal gravitation is a true law of physics.

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  • His influence was due as much to his saintly character and to the gentleness of his manners as to the force of his reasoning.

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  • In their outlying possessions the Ptolemies may have suffered as much local independence as the Seleucids; the internal government of Jerusalem, for instance, was left to the high priests.

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  • It has also gained admittance into Ireland, and now abounds there as much as in England.

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  • This is due as much to the inspiriting teachings of Ritter and Humboldt as to the general culture and scientific training combined with technical skill commanded by the men who more especially devote themselves to this branch of geography, which elsewhere is too frequently allowed to fall into the hands of mere mechanics.

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  • In the early periods of the history of other countries this seems to have been the case even where the dog was esteemed and valued, and had become the companion, the friend and the defender of man and his home; and in the and century of the Christian era Arrian wrote that "there is as much difference between a fair trial of speed in a good run, and ensnaring a poor animal without an effort, as between the secret piratical assaults of robbers at sea and the victorious naval engagements of the Athenians at Artemisium and at Salamis."

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  • Vespasian could be liberal to impoverished senators and knights, to cities and towns desolated by natural calamity, and especially to men of letters and of the professor class, several of whom he pensioned with salaries of as much as £boo a year.

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  • Growing specimens of good colour and in fruit are if possible selected, and cleansed as much as practicable from adhering foreign particles, either in the sea or a rocky pool.

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  • The paper with the specimen is then carefully removed from the water by sliding it over the edge of the dish so as to drain it as much as possible.

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  • The paper, with the specimen upwards, is then laid on bibulous paper for a few minutes to absorb as much as possible of the superfluous moisture.

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  • The arrests of Sims and of Shadrach in Boston in 1851; of "Jerry" M`Henry, in Syracuse, New York, in the same year; of Anthony Burns in 1854, in Boston; and of the two Garner families in 1856, in Cincinnati, with other cases arising under the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850, probably had as much to do with bringing on the Civil War as did the controversy over slavery in the Territories.

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  • In 1801, when the audiencia - of which the captain-general was ex officio president - began its functions at that point, the governor of Santiago became subordinated in political matters as much as in military.

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  • Of the expenditure more than ten million dollars annually went for the public debt, 5.5 to 6 millions for the army and navy, as much more for civil administration (including more than two millions for purely Peninsular services with which the colony was burdened); and on an average probably one million more went for sinecures.

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  • Indeed, the rank and file bluntly told him as much as he rode with the marching columns.

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  • Greenland forms the most prominent exception, its eastern coast being quite as much indented as its western.

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  • He was always assiduously graceful, always desiring to present his idea, his image, his rhapsody, in as persuasive a light as possible, and, particularly, with as much harmony as possible.

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  • In Strabo's time a tribe called Dardanii, then reckoned Illyrian, living next the Thracian Bessi (in whose land was the oldest oracle of Dionysus), were probably as much Thracian as Illyrian.

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  • It is no mere receptacle, but a sacrosanct object as much to be feared as Yahweh himself.

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  • Vortigern is said to have granted Hengest as much land as an ox-hide could encompass, and the hide being cut into strips the site of Tong Castle was accordingly marked out.

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  • During the reign of her cousin Anne (1730-1740), Elizabeth effaced herself as much as possible; but under the regency of Anne Leopoldovna the course of events compelled the indolent but by no means incapable beauty to overthrow the existing government.

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  • While by the English and Carinthian processes as much lead as possible is extracted in the furnace, with the Silesian method a very low temperature is used, thus taking out about one-half of the lead and leaving very rich slags (50% lead) to be smelted in the blast-furnace, the ultimate result being a very much higher yield than by either of the other processes.

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  • An experiment by Ewing showed that by the operation of stretching an annealed iron wire beyond the limits of elasticity the permeability under a magnetizing force of about 3 units was reduced by as much as 75%.

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  • Nickel exhibited retraction from the very beginning (as observed by Barrett), its greatest change of length considerably exceeding that undergone by iron; in a field of Boo the original length was diminished by as much as 1/40,000 part, but stronger forces failed to produce any further effect.

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  • In nickel-steels containing about 50 and 70% of nickel the maximum increase of the constants is as much as 7 or 8%.

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  • According to the best determinations the value of elm does not exceed 1.8X Io', and T is of the order of Io 15 second, the period of luminous vibrations; hence OM/M must always be less than 109 H, and therefore the strongest fields yet reached experimentally, which fall considerably short of Io %, could not change the magnetic moment M by as much as a ten-thousandth part.

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  • In later times, pay was substituted for the aes hordearium, three times as much as that of the infantry.

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  • Silver fox is one of the most valuable of all furs, as much as £480 having been given for an unusually fine pair of skins in 1902.

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  • The end of the period was thus brought about by the internal decay of its method and principles quite as much as by the variety of external causes which contributed to transfer men's interests to other subjects.

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  • The Summists have as much to say against the existence of God as for it, and the dialecticians, having gone to school to the pagans, have forgotten over Aristotle the way of salvation.

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  • It was as much as the governor could do to save the state from destruction, let alone reform it.

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  • It was as much as Matthias could do to keep the civic life of Hungary from expiring altogether, and nine-tenths of his burgesses were foreigners with no political interest in the country of their adoption.

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  • Unfortunately Tamas Bak6cz, her leading diplomatist from 1 499 to 1521, was as much an egotist as the other magnates, and he sacrificed the political interests of Hungary entirely to personal considerations.

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  • The diet itself had become as much a nullity as the king, and its decrees were systematically disregarded.

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  • Pazmany was certainly the great civilizing factor of Hungary in the seventeenth century, and indirectly he did as much for the native language as for the native church.

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  • Turning to the Arabs in the West we find the same enlightened spirit; Cordova, the capital of the Moorish empire in Spain, was as much a centre of learning as Bagdad.

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  • He was almost as much loathed in Courland as in Russia; but the will of the empress was the law of the land, and large sums of money, smuggled into Courland in the shape of bills payable in Amsterdam to bearer, speedily convinced the electors.

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  • In this case the second bow is much fainter, and has its centre as much above the horizon as that of the direct system is below it.

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  • For I am able to give you salvation, as much as the 1 Cod.

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  • He is said to have owed the favour of the great as much to his personal gifts and graces as to his literary eminence; and in one of his prologues he declares it to be his ambition, while not offending the many, to please the "boni."

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  • These mines have produced as much as 181,040.2 Spanish oz.

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  • Boats carrying as much as 600 tons are often able to proceed as far up stream as Strassburg, and smaller craft get as far as Huningen, a little above Basel.

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  • On reaching Dort the rafts are broken up and sold, a single raft sometimes producing as much as £30,000.

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  • He then took lodgings with an agent of his, one Demoulin, in an out-of-the-way part of Paris, and was, for some time at least, as much occupied with contracts, speculation and all sorts of means of gaining money as with literature.

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  • The situation itself and its accompanying privileges were what Voltaire chiefly aimed at, but there was a salary of two thousand livres attached, and he had the year before come in for three times as much by the death of his brother.

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  • The minor poems are as much above the Pucelle as the Pucelle is above the Henriade.

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  • The Tower was injured, and a portion of the roof of the church of St Mary-leBow, Cheapside, was carried off and fell some distance away, being forced into the ground as much as 20 ft., a proof of the badness of the thoroughfares as well as of the force of the wind.

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  • Beggars frequented the place, and travellers from the village of Hoxton, who crossed it in order to get into London, did so with as much expedition as possible.

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  • The air of a mine is vitiated by the presence of large numbers of men and animals and of numerous lights, each of which may consume as much air as a number of men.

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  • An analysis of the glass of a Cairene mosque lamp shows that it is a soda-lime glass and contains as much as 4% of magnesia.

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  • His campaign against Hezekiah of Judah was as much a failure as his policy in Babylonia, and in his murder by his sons on the 10th of Tebet 681 B.C. both Babylonians and Jews saw the judgment of heaven.

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  • The fungus assails all the green parts of the vine, and injures the leaves and young shoots as much as it does the grape itself.

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  • In the best organized modern cane sugar estates as much as 122% of the weight of the canes treated is obtained in crystal sugar of high polarizing power, although in Louisiana, where cultivation and manufacture are alike most carefully and admirably carried out, the yield in sugar is only about 7% of the weight of the canes, and sometimes, but seldom, as much as 9%.

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  • To secure this marvellous return, with an annual rainfall of 26 in., as much as 52,000,000 gallons of water are pumped per 24 hours from artesian wells on one estate alone.

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  • Hence in the latest designs for large factories it has been proposed that as much normal juice as can be extracted by double crushing only shall be treated by itself, and that the megass shall then be soused with twice as much water as there is juice remaining in it; after which, on being subjected to a third crushing, it will yield a degraded juice, which would also be treated by itself.

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  • In Java and Mauritius, where very clean canes are grown, double-bottomed defecators are generally used, and to them, perhaps as much as to the quality of the canes, may be attributed the very strong, fine sugars made in those islands.

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  • In endeavouring to make a pan of less power do as much and as good work as one of greater power, they have imagined many ingenious mechanical contrivances, such as currents produced mechanically to promote evaporation and crystallization, feeding the pan from many points in order to spread the feed equally throughout the mass of sugar being cooked, and so on.

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  • These cakes, sold as food for cattle, fetch as much as £4 per ton in Rumania, where four or five beetroot factories are now at work.

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  • The rivalry of the Burgundians and Armagnacs brought terrible disasters upon France, and for many years afterwards the name of "Armagnacs" was bestowed upon the bands of adventurers who were as much to be feared as the Grandes Compagnies of the preceding age.

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  • When the government of the state had entered into feudalism, and the king was as much senior as king; when the vassal relationship was recognized as a proper and legal foundation of public duties; when the two separate sides of early feudalism were united as the almost universal rule, so that a man received a fief because he owed a vassal's duties, or looked at in the other and finally prevailing way, that he owed a vassal's duties because he had received a fief; and finally, when the old idea of the temporary character of the precarium tenure was lost sight of, and the right of the vassal's heir to receive his father's holding was recognized as the general rule - then the feudal system may be called full grown.

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  • The Arabian camel belongs to the one-humped species, though there are many varieties differing in appearance as much as the thoroughbred race-horse from the English cart-horse.

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  • While from the standpoint of population it takes the fourth place among European capitals, Vienna covers about three times as much ground as Berlin, which occupies the third place.

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  • In the oases of the Jerid are found several species of tropical African mammals and two or three of Senegalese birds, and the vegetation seems to have as much affinity with tropical Africa as with Europe.

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  • In short, Tunisia is as much strewn with Roman remains as is Italy itself.

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  • The passage at first runs obliquely upwards in the bank, sometimes to a distance of as much as 50 ft., and expands at its termination into a cavity, the floor of which is lined with dried grass and leaves, and in which, it is said, the eggs are laid' and the young brought up. Their food consists of aquatic insects, small crustaceans and worms, which are caught under water, the sand and small stones at the bottom being turned over with their bills to find them.

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  • In Turner's days (1544) it was worth three times as much as a snipe, and at the same peroid Belon said of it - " C'est vn Oyseau es delices des Francoys."

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  • By 1852 the subsidy produced as much as X200 a year.

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  • The philosophic principles and religious deductions of Dean Mansel he disliked as much as those of Newman, but he respected his arguments more.

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  • The pots in which these wonders of patient skill are grown have to be themselves fine specimens of the keramists craft, and as much as 200 is sometimes paid for a notably well trained tree.

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  • Physical Characteristics.The best authorities are agreed that the Japanese people do not differ physically from their Korean and Chinese neighbors as much as the inhabitants of northern Europe differ from those of southern Europe.

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  • The Taihei-ki produced another notable effect; it inspired public readers who soon developed into historical raconteurs; a class of professionals who are almost as much in vogue to-day as they were 500 years ago.

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  • He carved human figures with as much accuracy as though The they were destined for purposes of surgical demonstraRealistic tion.

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  • Yarnold's process, using corrugated glass plates coated on one side with gold or other metal leaf, is stated to have yielded as much as 2700 grains per e.h.p. hour.

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  • I have still as much vanity as ever, which is a happier passion by far, because great reputation I think I may acquire and keep, great situation I never can acquire, nor if acquired keep, without making sacrifices that I never will make."

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  • In this conjuncture Defoe had really no friends, for the dissenters were as much alarmed at his book as the high-flyers were irritated.

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  • Hypodermic injection of strychnine, in some cases as much as one to two grains (but not into a vein!), has in some cases had good results; but injection of ammonia, instead of doing any good, has disastrous sloughing results.

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  • Steels containing as much as 12% of tungsten are now used as a material for tools intended for turning and planing iron and steel.

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  • Even oratory was intended quite as much for readers as for the audiences to which it was immediately addressed; and some of the greatest speeches which have come down from that great age of orators were never delivered at all, but were published as manifestoes after the event with the view of influencing educated opinion, and as works of art with the view of giving pleasure to educated taste.

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  • The water necessary to the process is pumped from the river; as much as 2000 gallons per minute is used on the larger dredges.

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  • The pots, which are usually cylindrical with a hemispherical bottom, may hold as much as 13,000 to 16,000 oz.

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  • The regular tides are hardly perceptible, but, under the influence of barometric pressure and wind, the sea-level occasionally varies as much as ft.

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  • Initiated from childhood in all the arts of diplomacy at what was then the focus of civilization, and as much a warrior by nature as his imperial kinsman Manuel, Bela showed himself from the first fully equal to all the difficulties of his peculiar position.

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  • Conscious that he must spare his small force as much as possible, he abstained from such vigorous attacks as he had made in 1672 and 1673.

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  • In the "diffusion column" method, a liquid column uniformly varying in density from about 3.3 to I is prepared by pouring a little methylene iodide into a long test tube and adding five times as much benzene.

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  • The antlers are greatly palmated and of enormous size, fine specimens measuring as much as 11 ft.

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  • The continental shelf is the gentle slope which extends from the edge of the land to a depth usually about loo, though in some cases as much as 300 fathoms, and is there demarcated by an abrupt increase in the steepness of the slope to ocean depths.

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  • If this estimate is correct there exists dissolved in the ocean a quantity of silver equal to T3,300 million metric tons, that is to say 46,700 times as much silver as has been produced from all the mines in the world from the discovery of America down to 1902.

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  • In the North Sea north of the Dogger Bank, for instance, the disk is visible in calm weather to a depth of from io to 16 fathoms, but in rough weather only to 62 fathoms. Knipovitch occasionally observed great transparency in the cold waters of the Murman Sea, where he could see the disk in as much as 25 fathoms, and a similar phenomenon has often been reported from Icelandic waters.

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  • Deborah, who was " as much dispos'd to industry and frugality as " her husband, was illiterate and shared none of her husband's tastes for literature and science; 1 Notably in a pamphlet comparing the Jews and the AntiFederalists.

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  • He suppressed the Republican risings with as much severity as he did the military pronunciamientos of Generals Concha and Diego de Leon.

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  • In some of its districts no rain falls for two years at a time, elsewhere scarcely as much as io in.

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  • The odour of Siam benzoin is partly due to the presence of vanillin, and the substance contains as much as 38% of benzoic acid but no cinnamic acid.

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  • The castle, built c. 1446 by Cormac McCarthy, was of immense strength, and parts of its walls are as much as 18 ft.

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  • But Pappenheim fell in the moment of victory and his death disheartened the Imperialists almost as much as the fall of Gustavus had disheartened the Swedes.

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  • The Good Parliament of 1376 declared that, in spite of the laws restricting papal provisions, the popes at Avignon received five times as much revenue from England as the English kings themselves.

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  • For example, George of Saxony viewed Aleander, the pope's nuncio, with almost as much suspicion as he did Luther himself.

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  • In isolation from its object the will is as much an abstraction as though apart from the world of precepts, memories and associations which give it content and stability.

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  • The whole body of freemen composed the General Court until other towns than Plymouth had been organized, the first of which were Scituate in 1636 and Duxbury in 1637, and then the representative form of government was adopted and there was a gradual differentiation between Plymouth the town and Plymouth the 1882 the assessment of realty increased nearly twelve times as much as personalty.

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  • These varied in the different culture provinces according to the natural supply, and the presence or absence of good tool material counted for as much as the presence or absence of good substances on which to work.

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  • This work caused some commotion, as much by the novelty of its method as by the heterodoxy of its matter, and more by its omissions than by its positive teaching, though everywhere the author seeks to put theological doctrines in a decidedly modern form.

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  • But, as rifles improved and came into general use for all troops, sights became indispensable, and to-day as much care is Bachsight FIG.

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  • Yahweh is as much the God of Balaam as he is of Moses.

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  • The prophets are not to be confined to these forms, but may "give thanks as much as they will."

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  • Zwingli looked rather to the City Fathers than to the pope, and as long as he had them with him he moved confidently and laboured for reforms which were as much political and moral in character as religious.

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  • The Army of the North was to concentrate in three fractions - around Solre, Beaumont and Philippeville - as close to Charleroi as was practicable; and he arranged to screen the initial movements of the troops as much as possible, so as to prevent the allies from discovering in time that their centre was aimed at.

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  • The emigration movement proved a failure, and Las Casas lived long enough to express his shame for having been so slow to see that Africans were as much entitled to freedom as were the natives of the New World.

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  • The statement that, if the adjacent sides of a rectangle are represented numerically by 3 and 4, the diagonal is represented by 5, is as much a matter of mensuration as the statement that the area is represented by 12.

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  • The principal forest area is in the Adirondack region where the state has a forest preserve (in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Lewis, Oneida, St Lawrence, Saratoga, Warren and Washington counties) containing (1909) 1, 53 0, 559 acres, and there is as much or more in private preserves and in tracts owned by lumbermen.

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  • Between 1895 and 1906 they rose 15% bn the average among males of all ages, and as much as 30% among women and girl workers.

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  • Borrowers must repay 2% of their principal half-yearly, and may repay as much more as they choose.

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  • On the whole the air S within ABCD neither gains nor g D loses momentum, so that on the whole it receives as much through AB as it gives up to CD.

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  • His income was long above $15,000 per year, frequently as much as $ 3 5,000 or more.

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  • Both by sea and by land their policy was to mass their resources, repulsing meantime the attacks of the Japanese with as much damage to the enemy and as little to themselves as possible.

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  • Until the development of copper mining, silver was produced only in small quantities along with gold, but as much more silver than gold was obtained from the copper ores the value of the silver product increased from $2,630,000 in 1881 to $24,615,822 in 1892.

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