Ascend sentence example

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  • In seasons of high rainfall, the river can ascend 50 meters.

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  • He sensed the creature ascend the stairs and chose a room at random, shoving it open with his hip.

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  • One of the most conspicuous features of Bonn, viewed from the river, is the pilgrimage (monastic) church of Kreuzberg (1627), behind and above Poppelsdorf; it has a flight of 28 steps, which pilgrims used to ascend on their knees.

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  • Plantains ascend to 7000 ft.

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  • Inside the bar at its mouth (formed by a storm in 1616) ships of 200 tons can still ascend to Cauto.

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  • People wishing to ascend the monument may choose one of two options.

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  • Squat down until your thighs are about parallel to the floor, then make a smooth turn and ascend to the starting position.

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  • Many tropical types here ascend to 7000 ft.

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  • Fantasy literature has only recently broken free of the rigid caste system of the feudal period in which much fantasy is set, to allow butchers boys and pickpockets to ascend to heroic roles.

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  • While they are in salt water they live singly or in very small companies, but during May (the twaite shad some weeks later) they congregate, and in great numbers ascend large rivers, such as the Severn (and formerly the Thames), the Seine, the Rhine, the Nile, &c., in order to deposit their spawn.

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  • The city has a well-built and substantial appearance, its chief attraction lying in the numerous churches, which belong in the main to a well-marked basilican type, and present almost too richly decorated exteriors, fine apsidal ends and quadrangular campaniles, in some cases with battlemented summits, and windows increasing in number as they ascend.

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  • This may be expanded or contracted at pleasure, and is moved up and down for the purpose of causing the machine to ascend or descend.

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  • The ramparts are strengthened by two massive towers containing an inclined plane on which horses and carriages may ascend.

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  • It increases as we ascend and reaches a maximum at a certain height, and then decreases according to the normal variation.

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  • No woman may ascend the throne; and, in default of a male heir, the representatives of the people can choose a king among the royal families of western Europe.

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  • Three genera of fossil fishes, Cleithrolepis, Semionotus and Ceratodus, ascend from the Beaufort series into the Cave Sandstone.

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  • It is navigable for a period of about five months of the year, when the Purus valley is inundated; and, for the remaining seven months, only canoes can ascend it sufficiently high to communicate overland with the settlements in the great indiarubber districts of the Mayutata and lower Beni; thus these regions are forced to seek a canoe outlet for their rich products by the very dangerous, costly and laborious route of the falls of the Madeira.

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  • The Trombetas is the first river of importance we meet on the northern side as we ascend the Amazon.

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  • Canoes may ascend many of its branches, especially the Cusulima and the Miazal, the latter almost to the base of Sangay.

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  • Beyond that, according to Tucker, confirmed by Wertheman, it is unsafe; but small steamers frequently ascend to the Pongo de Manseriche, just above Achual Point.

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  • The profusion of turrets, pinnacles, and dormer windows which decorates the roof of this, the chief portion of the château, constitutes the main feature of the exterior, while in the interior are a well-preserved chapel of the 16th century and a famous double staircase, the construction of which permits two people to ascend and descend respectively without seeing one another.

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  • In the northern section the heavy snowfall is caused by the cyclonic storms along the Canadian border, and in the southern section the snowfall is increased by the storms which ascend the Mississippi Valley.

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  • Among the new truths detected by him was the valuable mechanical principle that if any number of bodies be so connected that, by their motion, their centre of gravity can neither ascend nor descend, then those bodies are in equilibrium.

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  • Their attacks were not confined to the sea-coasts; they were able to ascend the rivers in their ships, and already in 801 they are found on the upper Shannon.

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  • From the Iron Gates down to Braila, which is the highest point to which large sea-going ships ascend the river, there have been no important works of improvement.

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  • He could only be invoked under the open sky, as partaking of the nature of a god of light and day; hence a round opening was made in the roof of his temple through which prayers might ascend to heaven.

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  • The climbing area was a short distance, off the main highway, just as the roadway began to ascend into the mountains.

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  • We must, therefore, ascend the stair, which is wide enough to admit four or five persons walking abreast.

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  • Some people acclimatize quickly, and can ascend rapidly; others acclimatize quickly, and can ascend rapidly; others acclimatize slowly and have trouble staying well even on a slow ascent.

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  • Leaving Langtang, you ascend gradually to a chorten (a small Tibetan Buddhist stupa) behind which is a very long mani wall.

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  • Move up right and ascend slanting ledges to the ledge on the girdle traverse (peg runner ).

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  • Beyond the village, you ascend through the terraced vineyards to a pass in the limestone ridge.

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  • Six months later, in 1871, he was invited by Amadeus to form a cabinet, and he continued to be the principal councillor of the king until February 1873, when the monarch abdicated in disgust at the resistance he met with in the army, and at the lack of sincerity on the part of the very politicians and generals who had asked him to ascend the throne.

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  • There are several forms of worker in these species, some with enormous heads, which remain in the underground nests, while their smaller comrades scour the country in search of suitable trees, which they ascend, biting off small circular pieces from the leaves, and carrying them off to the nests.

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  • Abathur sits on the farthest verge of the world of light that lies towards the lower regions, and weighs in his balance the deeds of the departed spirits who ascend to him.

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  • Hence, if, after assuming a body and sojourning upon earth, it becomes polluted by sin and fails to acquire the experience for which it descends from heaven, it must three times reinhabit a body, till it is able to ascend in a purified state through repeated trials.

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  • From Origen we may ascend to Clem.

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  • In some of the simpler fungi the spores are not borne on or in hyphae which can be distinguished from the vege A tative parts or mycelium, but in the vast majority of cases the sporogenous hyphae either ascend free into the air or radiate into the surrounding water as distinct branches, or are grouped into special columns, cushions, layers or complex masses obviously different in colour, consistency, shape and other characters from the parts which gather up and assimilate the food-materials.

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  • This was finally settled in 1903 by the treaty of Petropolis, which provided that the line should ascend the Abuna river to lat.

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  • About 3 metres in front of them was arranged a pair of smaller horizontal j aeroplanes, shaped like a long narrow ellipse, which formed the rudder that effected changes of elevation, the driver being able by means of a lever to incline them up or down according as he desired to ascend or descend.

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  • The primitive philosophy to which these conceptions belong has to a great degree been discredited by modern science; yet the clear survivals of such ancient and savage rites may still be seen in Europe, where the Bretons leave the remains of the All Souls' supper on the table for the ghosts of the dead kinsfolk to partake of, and Russian peasants set out cakes for the ancestral manes on the ledge which supports the holy pictures, and make dough ladders to assist the ghosts of the dead to ascend out of their graves and start on their journey for the future world; while other provision for the same spiritual journey is made when the coin is still put in the hand of the corpse at an Irish wake.

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  • The profusion of turrets, pinnacles, and dormer windows which decorates the roof of this, the chief portion of the château, constitutes the main feature of the exterior, while in the interior are a well-preserved chapel of the 16th century and a famous double staircase, the construction of which permits two people to ascend and descend respectively without seeing one another.

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  • Move up right and ascend slanting ledges to the ledge on the girdle traverse (peg runner).

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  • Why is n't it a truism that people join, in serendipity, to ascend to new heights of thought and creativity.

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  • Turn right at a T-junction to cross the bridge and ascend to the main valley road at Mill Bridge.

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  • The Daly, which in its upper course is called the Katherine, is navigable for a considerable distance, and small vessels are able to ascend over 100 m.

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  • The sea produces three different seals, which often ascend rivers from the coast, and can live in lagoons of fresh water; many cetaceans, besides the " right whale " and sperm whale; and the dugong, found on the northern shores, which yields a valuable medicinal oil.

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  • At right angles to this street lanes ascend the hill-side to Hillhead, where the more modern structures and villas have been built.

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  • The expedition was not permitted to ascend the river Paraguay, and returned completely foiled in its main purpose.

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  • Deaconesses in the East received the imposition of the bishop's hands, but could not ascend to the priesthood.

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  • In 1868 he was created vice-admiral of the Italian navy, but, two years later, left Italy to ascend the Spanish throne, his reluctance to accept the invitation of the Cortes having been overridden by the Italian cabinet.

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  • Boats of 350 tons can ascend generally as far as Mi.inden.

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  • The lowest lands are the most productive, and fertility diminishes as we ascend towards the south, until on the bleak crest of the Erzgebirge cultivation ceases altogether.

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  • Several of the ranges ascend abruptly from the sea; their base is cut back in high cliffs; the Sierra Santa Lucia, south of San Francisco, is a range of this kind; its seaward slope is almost uninhabitable.

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  • The navigation of the Magdalena is carried on by means of lightdraught steamboats which ascend to Yeguas, 14 m.

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  • The proportion of northern forms, as regards both species and individuals, increases as we ascend to the higher regions.

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  • Compound sporophores arise when any of the branched or unbranched types of spore-bearing hyphae described above ascend into the air in consort, and are more or less crowded into definite layers, cushions, columns or other complex masses.

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  • Nearly in the centre of the plain of the Campagna stood Gabii; Bovillae was also in the plain, but close to the Appian Way, where it begins to ascend the Alban Hills.

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  • In summer they ascend to the limits of perpetual snow, being only exceeded in the loftiness of their haunts by the ibex; and during that season they show their intolerance of heat by choosing such browsing-grounds as have a northern exposure.

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  • From the Forcados mouth of the Niger steamers can ascend the main stream as far as Jebba, a distance of 530 m.

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  • Steamers can also ascend the Benue to Yola, 480 m., above the confluence of that river with the Niger at Lokoja.

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  • It is this Etesian wind which enables sailing boats constantly to ascend the Nile, against its strong and rapid current.

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  • It is believed that Diego de Ordaz was the first European to reach the summit of Popocatepetl, though no proof of this remains further than that Cortes sent a party of ten men in 1519 to ascend a burning mountain.

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  • It is divided midway by the large island of Puna, at the eastern end of which is the anchorage for steamers too large to ascend the Guayas.

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  • The Western Ghats ascend more abruptly from the sea to an average height of about 3000 ft.

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  • Shah Alam, the lineal heir of the Mogul line, was thus permitted to ascend the throne of Delhi, where he lived during the great part of a long life as a puppet in the hands of Mahadji Sindhia.

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  • Augustus witnessed the triumphal procession, and Tiberius, as it turned from the Forum to ascend the Capitol, halted, descended from his triumphal car, and did reverence to his adopted father.

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  • The first English vessels to ascend the river as far as I-ch`ang were those of Admiral Sir James Hope's expedition in 1861.

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  • Some time after Don John's appointment to the governorship of the Netherlands Perez accidentally became cognisant of his inconveniently ambitious " empresa de Inglaterra," in which he was to rescue Mary Queen of Scots, marry her, and so ascend the throne of England.

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  • The best routes from the plateau to the Black Sea were followed by the Roman roads from Tavium and Sebasteia to Sinope and Amisus, and those from Sebasteia to Cotyora and Cerasus-Pharnacia, which at first ascend the upper Halys.

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  • After passing Adana, to which point small craft ascend, the Sihun runs south-west to the sea.

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  • They burrow in the sands of every shore; they throng the weeds between tide-marks; they ascend all streams; they are found in deep wells, in caverns, in lakes; in Arctic waters they swarm in numbers beyond computation; they find lodgings on crabs, on turtles, on weed-grown buoys; they descend into depths of the ocean down to hundreds or thousands of fathoms; they are found in mountain streams as far above sea-level as some of their congeners live below it.

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  • Their home is the world below, whence they ascend to earth to pursue the wicked.

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  • The chief of the Bakhtiaris, Rashid, also with treasure, fled to the mountains, and the conspirators invited Ali, a nephew of the deceased monarch, to ascend the vacant throne.

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  • Deer of several kinds are met with, but do not ascend very high on the hillsides, and belong exclusively to Indian forms. The musk deer keeps to the greater elevations.

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  • Small coasters can ascend the river as far as Salvatierra in Galicia (20 m.), but larger vessels are excluded by a sandy bar at the mouth.

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  • An exception formerly existed at Puerto Acre, on the Acre river, to which ocean-going steamers could ascend from Para, but Brazil first closed the Purus and Acre rivers to foreign vessels seeking this port, and then under a treaty of 1903 acquired possession of the port and adjacent territory.

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  • Crawford bound him to the ladder and then turned it over and was thus enabled to ascend to the summit..

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  • Boats can ply from Kyodan S., and light draught steamers ascend as far as Shwegon, 63 m.

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  • Species which grow on both the northern and the southern slopes ascend 2000 ft.

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  • Thus while Plato hoped to ascend through classificatory science to the knowledge of eternal and immutable laws of thought and being, Speusippus, abandoning ontological speculation, was content to regard classificatory science not as a means but as an end, and (6) to rest in the results of scientific observation.

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  • The temperature gradient at the confines of the photosphere must certainly ascend sharply at first.

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  • Despite the impediments, canoes ascend this stream to the Andes.

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  • The fact that the fore-legs are somewhat shorter than those behind enables the ibex to ascend mountain slopes with more facility than it can descend, while its hoofs are as hard as steel, rough underneath and when walking over a flat surface capable of being spread out.

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  • Thus we ascend from physical awareness, through ego consciousness to the level of the self.

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  • But one night a young deacon rose and began reading from Psalm 24, " Who shall ascend into the hill of the Lord?

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  • It will still be possible to reach the West Wall, but by using the funicular to ascend, which can have long queues.

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  • But as you ascend the ladder, look out below where you tread.

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  • This will allow fish, particularly migratory trout, to ascend to their spawning grounds upstream.

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  • While you ascend to a highland plateau you will notice the changes in nature as you reach higher ground.

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  • He is one of the oldest pontiffs to ever ascend St. Peter's throne.

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  • If this maneuver does not clear the sinuses, they should ascend to a higher altitude.

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  • Visitors now ascend the stairs to the first floor of the palace.

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  • Retracing our steps to the middle of the canopy we can now ascend the narrow stairway to the terrace above.

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  • On days on which it is in use, members come through the tower entrance and by wide staircases ascend to the first vestibule.

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  • It could readily ascend the sides of the room by short impulses, like a squirrel, which it resembled in its motions.

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  • Some few can ascend by spirally twining round a support.

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  • As such, Telemark skis are often favored by backcountry skiers since the free heeled ski makes it easier to ascend the hills.

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  • An elevator ride is available for a nominal fee to ascend the tower, which offers breathtaking views of the entire island as well as neighboring Paradise Island.

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  • Monticola - This grows at low altitudes, and does not appear to ascend to the slopes of the high Appalachian mountains, although the Halesia of those mountain forests was long considered identical with the lowland tree.

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  • Ascend the tower, then take the door to the Corridors of Dark Salvation.

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  • It is believed that gods ascend to heaven at the beginning of the celebration period to pay their respect to the Jade Emperor and to report on household affairs.

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  • The idea of the helix staircase is that two people can ascend or descend the staircase at the same time and never catch a glimpse of each other…likewise if one person ascends and the other person descends the stairs.

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  • One faction of the replicators wanted to ascend like their creators did, while the majority wanted to obliterate all other descendents of the Ancients to prove that they were the perfect creation.

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  • He merely took orders to enable him to ascend the papal chair, having previously been a consul and senator.

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  • Inclined railways ascend Third Street Hill and Court Street Hill, in the heart of the city; and a system of subways extends from the centre of the city to its western limits.

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  • Those which breed in winter or spring deposit their spawn near the coast at the mouths of estuaries, and ascend the estuaries to a considerable distance at certain times, as in the Firths of Forth and Clyde, while those which spawn in summer or autumn belong more to the open sea, e.g.

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  • The system contains very fantastic descriptions of the processes by which the portions of light when once set free finally ascend even to the God of light.

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  • By the law of Hanover a woman could not ascend the throne, and accordingly Ernest Augustus, duke of Cumberland, the fifth son of George III., and not Victoria, succeeded William as sovereign in 1837, thus separating the crowns of Great Britain and Hanover after a union of 123 years.

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  • Here the mountains seized him, and he became a constant visitor and one of the most intrepid and most resolute of explorers; among other feats of climbing he was the first to ascend the Weiss - horn (1861).

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  • Numerous ocean-going liners, most of which fly the Brazilian or the Argentine flag, ply on the Paraguay and the Parana; smaller vessels ascend the tributary streams, which are also utilized for floating lumber down to the ports.

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  • Like a sunken object freed from the ocean floor, Dean began to ascend to the surface of wakefulness.

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  • The sturgeons, which abound in the Black Sea and Caspian, and ascend the rivers that fall into them, are also found in Asiatic Russia, and an allied form extends to southern China.

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  • Steamers ascend this river as far as Bilyutai, near the Mongolian frontier, and bring back tea, imported via Kiakhta, while grain, cedar nuts, salt, soda, wool and timber are shipped on rafts down the Khilok, Chikoi and Uda (tributaries of the Selenga), and manufactured goods are taken up the river for export to China.

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  • As a result of harbour works, however, a channel has been cleared and steamers can ascend the river for 6 m.

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  • His ambitious attempt to ascend to the heavens on Pegasus brought upon him the wrath of the gods.

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  • He bids her " Do not touch Me, for I have not yet ascended "; but to tell His brethren " I ascend to My Father and to your Father, to My God and to your God."

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  • On Saturday the 8th of June he was able, with the help of one of his monks, to ascend a little hill above the monastery and to give it his farewell blessing.

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  • The same year (1158) which saw Valdemar ascend the Danish throne saw Absalon elected bishop of Roskilde.

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  • So they began to ascend the stairs, Dorothy and the Wizard first, Jim next, drawing the buggy, and then Zeb to watch that nothing happened to the harness.

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  • The estuary of the Urr, known as Rough Firth, is navigable by ships of from 80 to 100 tons, and small vessels can ascend as far as the mouth of Dalbeattie Burn, within a mile of the town.

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  • Among these some forms, as among the trees, extend much be y ond the tropic and ascend into the temperate zones on the mountains, of which may be mentioned Begonia, Osbeckia, various Cyrtandraceae, Scitamineae, and a few epiphytical orchids.

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  • It is held in high veneration by the Sinhalese, and numerous pilgrims ascend to the sacred spot, where a priest resides to receive their offerings and bless them on their departure.

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  • But as we ascend in an atmosphere the pressure diminishes; hence the pressure of the vapour in the chamber is less the higher we go, and thus eventually we reach a state of equilibrium where the column of vapour is in equilibrium at the appropriate level both with solvent and solution.

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  • The Adelaide, discharging into Adam Bay, has been navigated by large vessels for about 38 m., and small vessels ascend still farther.

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  • In this part of the peninsula they ascend the hills to a considerable height, as they do in the Newara Eliya district of Ceylon, where they have been encountered at an elevation of over 7000 ft.

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  • Vessels of light draught easily ascend the Orinoco to this point, and a considerable trade is carried on, the exports being cocoa, sugar, cotton, hides, jerked beef and various forest products.

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  • He swung his ice ax into the wall in front of him, dug in the toes of his crampons and began to ascend toward Dean.

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