Ascended sentence example

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  • He left the room and ascended to the main floor.

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  • He wiped his face with one hand and ascended, surprised to see Hannah in the hall.

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  • In 1840, on the abdication of his father, he ascended the throne as William II.

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  • She left him at the base of the stairs and ascended alone.

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  • The idea, however, did not spread until, in 1261, Jacob Pantaleon, archdeacon of Liege, ascended the papal throne as Urban IV.

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  • When Jagiello ascended the throne of Poland as Wladislaus II.

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  • Dean thought about Claire Quincy standing on the top of the stairs, as Edith ascended, naked as the day she was born.

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  • Darian ascended the stairwell to the second floor and strode by Jenn's room.

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  • He appears to have ascended from Kabul to the plateau of the Pamir, and thence onwards by Yarkand, Khotan and Aksu.

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  • In Herat, where he spent the greater part of his life, he gained the favour of that famous patron of letters, Mir `Alishir (1440-1501), who served his old schoolfellow, the reigning sultan Husain (who as the last of the Timurides in Persia ascended the throne of Herat in 1468), first as keeper of the seal, afterwards as governor of Jurjan.

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  • The road which ascended to the temple from the rim of the lake is still well preserved.

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  • The Rocky Mountains, which give its charm to Alberta, are ascended by a gradual approach from the east, but are exceedingly abrupt on their transalpine slope in British Columbia.

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  • They ascended by the Ait Mizan valley to the Tagharat pass (11,484 ft.), and by the Amsmiz valley to the summit of Jebel Tezah (11,972 ft.).

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  • The village is the nearest station to Greylock, which can be easily ascended, and affords fine views of the Hoosac and Housatonic valleys, the Berkshire Hills and the Green Mountains; the mountain has been a state timber reservation since 1898.

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  • When the orthodox emperor Valentinian ascended the throne, Auxentius was left undisturbed in his diocese, but his theological doctrines were publicly attacked by Hilary of Poitiers.

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  • In expounding the principles of the differential calculus, he started, as it were, from the level of his pupils, and ascended with them by almost insensible gradations from elementary to abstruse conceptions.

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  • In 472 Olybrius was sent to Italy by the emperor Leo to assist the emperor Anthemius against his son-in-law Ricimer, but, having entered into negotiations with the latter, was himself proclaimed emperor against his will, and on the murder of his rival ascended the throne unopposed.

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  • James ascended the throne on the 16th of February 1685.

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  • It seems likely that French traders ascended the river as far as the site of the present city in the first half of the sixteenth century, and according to some writers a temporary trading post was established here about 1540.

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  • He was succeeded by his son, a youth of eighteen, called Singumin (Chenguza of Symes), who proved himself a bloodthirsty despot, and was put to death by his uncle, Bodawpaya or Mentaragyi, in 1781, who ascended the vacant throne.

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  • In view of operations against Corinth, Mississippi, Grant's army had ascended the Tennessee to Pittsburg Landing and there disembarked, while the co-operating army under Buell moved across country from Nashville to join it.

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  • He ascended into heaven, 7.

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  • In 1679 the explorer La Salle, desiring to find the mouth of the Mississippi and to extend the domain of France in America, ascended the St Joseph river, crossed the portage separating it from the Kankakee, which he descended to the Illinois, and built in the neighbourhood of Lake Peoria a fort which he called Fort Crevecceur.

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  • Hell is aware I have ascended to the position of the Dark One.

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  • Toby took the lead, and the demons, Death and Gabe disappeared as Katie rounded the corner of the palace.  The angel released her and raced into the palace and up a set of stairs.  They ascended several floors, until Katie was sucking wind bad enough to stop.  Toby didn't wait for her, and she stumbled forward.  The interior of the palace was unlit, and the darkness of evening crept into the hallways.

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  • Jessi hesitated once more then ascended.

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  • After this He ascended into heaven, sitteth at the right of God the Father, thence shall come to judge the quick and the dead.

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  • And ascended (to the Father), 7.

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  • And ascended into heaven and sat on the right hand of the Father, 7.

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  • Ascended into Heaven, 7.

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  • And ascended into heaven and sitteth on the right hand of the Father, 7.

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  • When, therefore, he ascended the Polish throne in 1333, the future of his country, which then consisted of little more than the lately reunited provinces of Great and Little Poland, seemed dark indeed; especially as she was still at war with the Teutonic Order and with John of Luxemburg, king of Bohemia, who claimed the crown of Poland also.

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  • Near Vionville they took ground to their left, opening to full intervals as they did so, and then ascended the gentle incline which still hid them from their enemy.

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  • The "protocol king," as Christian was sometimes called, ascended the throne on Frederick's death in November 1863, and was at once faced by formidable difficulties.

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  • Just above Holyoke the Connecticut leaves the rugged highlands through a rift between Mt Tom (1214 ft.; ascended by a mountain-railway from Holyoke) and Mt Holyoke (954 ft.), and begins a meandering valley course, falling (in the Hadley Falls) in great volume some 60 ft.

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  • Diocletian ascended the imperial throne in the year of Christ 284.

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  • Licinius Sura, a lifelong friend of Trajan, and on the 27th of October in the year 97 he ascended the Capitol and proclaimed that he adopted Trajan as his son.

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  • Having so introduced his work the author describes a vision of the ascended Christ, i.

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  • It joined the Hanseatic League, and was later the residence of the branch of the ducal house, which received the title of elector of Hanover and ascended the British throne in the person of George I.

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  • On the 13th of December 1839 he ascended the Danish throne as Christian VIII.

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  • Finally Christian III., an ardent Lutheran, ascended the throne in 1536; with the sanction of the diet he severed, in 1537, all connexion with the pope, introducing the Lutheran system of Church government and accepting the Augsburg Confession.

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  • New York Bay and the Hudson river were discovered by Giovanni da Verrazano in 1524, and were probably seen by Estevan Gomez in 1525; for many years following French vessels occasionally ascended the Hudson to trade with the Indians.

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  • Clinton met with little difficulty from the principal American defences of the Highlands, consisting of Forts Montgomery and Clinton on the western bank, together with a huge chain and boom stretched across the river to a precipitous mountain (Anthony's Nose) on the opposite bank, and ascended as far as Esopus (now Kingston) which he burned, but he was too late to aid Burgoyne.

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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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  • Just before the purchase of Louisiana, President Jefferson had recommended to Congress (18th January 1803) the sending of an expedition to explore the headwaters of the Missouri, cross the Rockies and follow the streams to the Pacific. In accordance with the recommendation Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, both officers of the United States Army, with a considerable party left St Louis on the 14th of May 1804, ascended the Missouri to the headwaters, crossed the Rockies and, following the Columbia river, reached the ocean in November 1805.

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  • The " Yellowstone," a steamboat sent out by the American Fur Company, ascended the Missouri to Fort Pierre in 1831 and to the mouth of the Yellowstone river in 1832.

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  • After the murder of Tiberius by Naevius Sertorius Macro, the prefect of the praetorian guards, which was probably due to his instigation, Caligula ascended the throne amidst the rejoicings of the people.

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  • When she ascended the throne the popular faith in kings and queens was on the decline.

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  • Hearing, however, that Solomon, with the help of Nathan the prophet and Bathsheba, and apparently with the consent of David, had ascended the throne, he fled for safety to the horns of the altar.

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  • This was Wladislaus's second son, already grandduke of Lithuania, who ascended the Polish throne as Casimir IV.

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  • The Protestant martyrs and Calais between them removed all the alternatives to an insular national English policy in church and in state; and no sovereign was better qualified to lead such a cause than the queen who ascended the throne amid universal, and the Spaniards thought indecent, rejoicings at Mary's death on the 17th of November 1558.

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  • Meanwhile the district of Khiva, previously subject to Bokhara, was made an independent khanate by Abdul-Gazi Bahadur Khan; and in the reign of Subhankuli, who ascended the throne in 1680, the political power of Bokhara was still further lessened, though it continued to enjoy the unbounded respect of the Sunnite Mahommedans.

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  • The so-called Dard races are referred to by Pliny and Ptolemy, and are supposed to be a people of Aryan origin who ascended the Indus valley from the plains of the Punjab, reaching as far north as Chitral, where they dispossessed the Khos.

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  • Their hopes rose high when Julian ascended the imperial throne (361-363).

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  • Philip, his eldest son, ascended the French throne in 1328, and from him sprang the royal house of Valois.

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  • He saith unto him, I am clean; for I washed in the pool of David and having descended by one staircase, I ascended by another and I put on white and clean garments, and then I came and looked upon these holy vessels.

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  • On the Schlossberg, which can be ascended by a cable tramway, beautiful parks have been laid out, and on its top is the bell-tower, 60 ft.

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  • The St Lawrence is far the most important Canadian river from the historic and economic points of view, since it provided the main artery of exploration in early days, and with its canals past rapids and between lakes still serves as a great highway of trade between the interior of the continent and the seaports of Montreal and Quebec. It is probable that politically Canada would have followed the course of the States to the south but for the planting of a French colony with widely extended trading posts along the easily ascended channel of the St Lawrence and the Great Lakes, so that this river was the ultimate bond of union between Canada and the empire.

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  • Kilij Arslan lived two years longer, finally under the protection of his youngest son, Kaikhosrau, who held the capital after him (till 1199) until his elder brother, Rukneddin Suleiman, after having vanquished his other brothers, ascended the throne and obliged Kaikhosrau to seek refuge at the Greek emperor's court.

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  • He ascended the throne the same year in which the Latin empire was established in Constantinople, a circumstance highly favourable to the Turks, who were the natural allies of the Greeks (Theodore Lascaris) and the enemies of the crusaders and their allies, the Armenians.

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  • Masud, the son of Izz ed-din, who on the death of his father had fled from the Crimea to the Mongol khan and had received from him the government of Sivas, Erzingan and Erzerum during the lifetime of Kaikhosrau III., ascended the Seljuk throne on the death of Kaikhosrau.

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  • Muazim then ascended the throne under the title of Bahadur Shah.

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  • When Elizabeth ascended the throne, Dee was asked by Lord Dudley to name a propitious day for the coronation.

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  • In his expedition (1531-1532) he entered its principal outlet, the Boca de Navios, and, at the cost of many lives, ascended to the junction of the Meta with the parent stream.

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  • The last ascended to the Mawaca, a point about 170 m.

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  • Perez says that the Sarare branch of the Apure has formed a gigantic dam across its own course by prodigious quantities of trees, brush, vines and roots, and thus, impounding its own waters, has cut a new channel to the southward across the lowlands and joined the Arauca, from which the Sarare may be reached in small craft and ascended to the vicinity of Pamplona.

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  • With him the Christian Renaissance ascended the papal throne.

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  • Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia, a man of the most abandoned morals, who did not change his mode of life when he ascended the throne as Pope Alexander VI.

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  • Five years afterwards Kublai Khan conquered all the east of Tibet; and, after he had ascended the throne of China, the Mongol emperor invited to his court Phagspa Lodoi Gyaltshan, the nephew of the same Pandita.

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  • During the minority of the fifth (really the third) Dalai Lama, when the Mongol king Tengir To, under the pretext of supporting the religion, intervened in the affairs of the country, the Pan-ch'en Lo-sang Ch'o-kyi Gyal-ts'ang lama obtained the withdrawal of the invaders by the payment of a heavy war indemnity, and then applied for help to the first Manchu emperor of China, who had just ascended the throne.

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  • The march of Arab conquest kept the Armenians friendly to Byzantium for a few years; but in 718 the catholicus John of Odsun ascended the throne and at the council of Manazkert in 728 repeated and confirmed the anathemas against Chalcedon and the tome of Leo, that had been first pronounced by the catholicus Babken in 491 at a synod held in Valarshapat by the united Armenian, Georgian or Iberian, and Albanian churches.

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  • When his father's abdication was extorted by a popular riot at Aranjuez in March 1808, he ascended the throne - not to lead his people manfully, but to throw himself into the hands of Napoleon, in the fatuous hope that the emperor would support him.

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  • As a proof of the rapidly-growing activity of Englishmen, it may be pointed out that while before 1858 only four summits (the Miterhorn, or central peak of the Wetterh6rner, the highest point of Monte Rosa, Laquinhorn and Pelmo) were first ascended by Englishmen, in the case of the second list only five (Grand Combin,Wildspitze,Marmolata, Langkofel and Meije) were not so conquered (if the present writer, an American, be included among the English pro hac vice).

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  • It is ascended by a broad inclined spiral way, up which Peter the Great is said to have driven in a carriage and four.

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  • When Conrad ascended the throne the safety of Germany was endangered from three different points.

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  • For his adventurous and imaginative spirit Italy and the imperial title had an irresistible charm, and in 1154, two years after he had ascended the throne, he crossed the Alps, being crowned emperor at Rome in June 1155.

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  • On the 2nd of December the emperor Ferdinand, bound by too many personal obligations to the revolutionary parties to serve as a useful instrument for the new Accession policy, abdicated, and his nephew Francis Joseph Francis ascended the throne.

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  • The small rivers which empty into them can be ascended for some miles by steam launches.

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  • The Kaduna from its confluence with the Niger can be ascended by steamer 50 m.

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  • As soon as sufficient water had entered, boats ascended the canal to the city.

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  • Mineptah, the thirteenth son in the huge family of Rameses, must have been old when he ascended the throne; after his first years of reign his energies gave way, and he was followed by a quick succession of inglorious rulers, Seti II., the queen Tuosri, Amenmesse, Siptah; the names of the last two were erased from their monuments.

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  • This prince was originally a freedman of Kaln, and was the first Circassian who ascended the throne of Egypt.

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  • When Justin ascended the throne in 518, Justinian became at once a person of the first consequence, guiding, especially in church matters, the policy of his aged, childless and ignorant uncle, receiving high rank and office at his hands, and soon coming to be regarded as his destined successor.

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  • To the west of Buda extends the hill (1463 ft.) of Svab-Hegy (Schwabenberg), with extensive view and numerous villas; it is ascended by a rack-and-pinion railway.

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  • The French academician Bouger, who was chief of the scientific commission sent to Ecuador in 1736 to measure a degree of the meridian on the equator, made a trigonometrical measurement of Iliniza, and Wagner ascended to within 800 ft.

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  • It overlooks the Quito basin and has been ascended many times.

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  • It was ascended by Whymper in 1880.

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  • In 1673 Marquette, under orders to begin a mission to the Indians, who were known to the French by their visits to the French settlements in the Lake Superior region, and Louis Joliet, who acted under orders of Jean Talon, Intendant of Canada, ascended the Fox river, crossed the portage between it and the Wisconsin river, and followed that stream to the Mississippi, which they descended to a point below the mouth of the Arkansas.

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  • On their return journey they ascended the Illinois river as far as Lake Peoria; they then crossed the portage to Lake Michigan, and in 1675 Marquette founded a mission at the Indian town of Kaskaskia, near the present Utica, Ill.

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  • The only side from which the rock can be ascended is the east; the other sides being for the most part perpendicular, and generally presenting lofty columnar forms, though not so regular as those of Staffa.

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  • When his descendants had ascended the throne and he had become a demi-saint, the historians did their best to excuse his conduct.

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  • A few months before, Leo the Isaurian had ascended the throne and prepared the city for the siege.

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  • Yazid II., son of Abdalmalik and, by his mother `Atika, grandson of Yazid I., ascended the throne without opposition.

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  • Harun ascended the throne without opposition.

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  • The new caliph, al-Moqtadir billah (" the powerful through God"), a brother of Moktafi, was only thirteen years of age when he ascended the throne.

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  • Within four months (1842) he surveyed the Pass and ascended to the summit of the highest of the Wind River Mountains, since known as Fremont's Peak, and the interest aroused by his descriptions was such that in the next year he was sent on a second expedition to complete the survey across the continent along the line of travel from Missouri to the mouth of the Columbia river.

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  • The Wang dynasty perished in 1392, an important epoch in the peninsula, when Ni Taijo, or Litan, the founder of the present dynasty, ascended the throne, after his country had suffered severely from Jenghiz and Khublai Khan.

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  • For a time, according to his habit, he refrained from speaking; but on the 25th of October he ascended the tribune, and he had not spoken long before the whole Assembly felt that a new power had arisen which might control even the destinies of France.

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  • When Akbar ascended the throne, only a small portion of what had formerly been comprised within the Mogul empire owned his authority, and he devoted himself with great determination and success to the recovery of the revolted provinces.

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  • The people flocked to his standard; Bahram Cobin was routed (591) and fled to the Turks, who slew him, and Chosroes once more ascended the throne of Ctesiphon; Bistam held out in Media till 596.

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  • Prince Nh IL, who ascended the throne in 976 (365 All.).

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  • In the reign of Alexander Severus it was made a colony, and in 244, native of the place, Philippus, ascended the imperial throne.

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  • Five months after it appeared, "on the 21st of January 1609, at four in the morning, he fell asleep in Heinsius's arms. The aspiring spirit ascended before the Infinite.

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  • It was ascended and surveyed for the first time in`1883.

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  • In February 1801 the ministry of Pitt was succeeded by that of Addington, and the chief justice now ascended the woolsack.

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  • Hence a glass tube plunged into water would become wet all over were it not that the ascending liquid film carries up a quantity of other liquid which coheres to it, so that when it has ascended to a certain height the weight of the column balances the force by which the film spreads itself over the glass.

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  • Gondokoro was first visited by Europeans in 1841-1842, when expeditions sent out by Mehemet Ali, pasha of Egypt, ascended the Nile as far as the foot of the rapids above Gondokoro.

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  • Nadar, who exhibited models driven by clock-work springs, which ascended with graduated weights a distance of from io to 12 ft.

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  • On the 9th of January 1684 he married Praskovia Saltuikova, who bore him five daughters, one of whom, Anne, ultimately ascended the Russian throne.

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  • Its stay in the Congo State lasted from the 5th of October 1904 to the 21st of February 1905, and during that time the com missioners ascended the Congo as far as Stanleyville.

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  • The highest point in the neighbourhood of Baden is the peak of the Hoher Lindkogel (2825 ft.), popularly called the Eiserne Thor, which is ascended in about three hours.

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  • When the steep southern sides of the ranges nearest the sea are ascended the hills are often found to be flat-topped with a gentle slope northward giving on to a plateau rarely more than 40 m.

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  • When his father ascended the Spanish throne in 175 9 Ferdinand, in accordance with the treaties forbidding the union of the two crowns, succeeded him as king of Naples, under a regency presided over by the Tuscan Bernardo Tanucci.

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  • Nowadays it is frequently ascended in summer, especially from Zermatt.

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  • Cenwalh, the last monarch who ascended the throne of Wessex unbaptized, carried the boundaries of that kingdom into Mid-Somersetshire, where they halted for a long space.

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  • Already ere Ecgbert ascended the throne of Kent the new enemy had made his first tentative appearance on the British shore.

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  • On the 20th of March 1413, King Henrys long illness at last reached a fatal issue, and his eldest son ascended the throne.

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  • In the duchies the descent was confined to the male hue; and, as Frederick VII., who ascended the Danish throne in 1848, had no direct issue, the next heir to the crown of Denmark under this rule was Prince Christian of Glucksburg, afterwards kin.g; the next heir to the duchies being the duke of Augustenburg.

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  • In the year 1500, Vicente Yanez Pinzon, in command of a Spanish expedition, discovered and ascended the Amazon to a point about 50 m.

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  • The former accepted the name Maranon in Peru, and as the missionaries penetrated the valley they extended the name until they reached the mouth of the Ucayali; while, as the Portuguese ascended the Amazon, they carried this name to the extent of their explorations.

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  • Chandless ascended it 1866 m.

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  • The Brazilian Boundary Commission ascended it in 1866 to the junction of the Shino with its Jaquirana branch.

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  • He ascended it in a steamer drawing 6 ft.

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  • From the Amazon the Napo is navigable for river craft up to its Curaray branch, a distance of about 216 m., and perhaps a few miles farther; thence, by painful canoe navigation, its upper waters may be ascended as far as Santa Rosa, the usual point of embarkation for any venturesome traveller who descends from the Quito tableland.

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  • Captain Butt ascended it 195 m., to near its source.

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  • Twenty years later Pierre Esprit, Sieur de Radisson, and Medard Chouart, Sieur des Groseilliers, started (16J4) from Quebec, crossed Lakes Huron and Michigan, wintered in Wisconsin, ascended the Fox, crossed to the Wisconsin and possibly reached the Mississippi river eighteen years before Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet.

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  • But as the slopes of the mountains are ascended the rainfall becomes more copious and grass makes its appearance, together with a few species of arboreal vegetation, such as the juniper.

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  • He ascended the throne when he was barely twenty-two and reigned for half a century.

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  • Prince Milosh's elder son, Prince Milan (Obrenovich II.), died in a few months, and the younger son Michael (Obrenovich III.) ascended the throne.

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  • His son Michael then ascended the throne for the second time.

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  • In 998 Brian ascended the Shannon with a large force, intending to attack Connaught, and Maelsechlainn, who received no support from the northern Hy Neill, came to terms with him.

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  • The northern part of the district was first visited by Europeans in 1841-1842, when the Nile was ascended by an expedition despatched by Mehemet Ali to the foot of the rapids at Bedden.

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  • Of the western rivers the Betsiboka can be ascended by small steamers for about 100 m., and the Tsiribihina is also navigable for a considerable distance.

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  • With this object George Thompson (a merchant who had traded with Barbary) was sent out in the "Catherine," and ascended the Gambia in his ship to Kassan, a Portuguese trading town, thence continuing his journey in small boats.

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  • The reason for this change lay partly in the fact that the ephors, chosen by popular election from the whole body of citizens, represented a democratic element in the constitution without violating those oligarchical methods which seemed necessary for its satisfactory administration; partly in the weakness of the kingship, the dual character of which inevitably gave rise to jealousy and discord between the two holders of the office, often resulting in a practical deadlock; partly in the loss of prestige suffered by the kingship, especially during the 5th century, owing to these quarrels, to the frequency with which kings ascended the throne as minors and a regency was necessary, and to the many cases in which a king was, rightly or wrongly, suspected of having accepted bribes from the enemies of the state and was condemned and banished.

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  • Oldfield (as members of its first expedition) ascended the Niger to Rabba, and the Benue as far as Dagbo (80 m.).

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  • Flegel ascended the Niger to Gomba opposite the confluence of the Sokoto river with the main stream, and about 70 m.

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  • Lenfant ascended the river with a flotilla from its mouth to Say, and he demonstrated the "normal practicability" of the route, despite the Bussa rapids.

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  • In 1854 the Benue itself was ascended 400 m.

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  • He ascended the Kebbi and discovered the Lata Fall, continuing up the river to its point of issue from Tuburi.

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  • When the duke ascended the Danish throne as Frederick III., Gabel followed him to Copenhagen as his private secretary and man of business.

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  • The hill, which is covered with grass to the top, is a favourite climb, being ascended from Rowardennan (the easiest) or Inversnaid on the lake, or Aberfoyle 10 m.

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  • Grant next ascended the Tennessee river to Pittsburg Landing with the intention of capturing the Memphis & Charleston railway, and on the 6th-7th of April defeated the Confederates in the battle of Shiloh.

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  • The long curving stairway invited and she ascended to the second floor.

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  • It seemed the only news was bad news lately but then we cracked a pedophile ring in a Detroit suburb prompting seven arrests and ascended back up to cloud nine.

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  • Xander knew the compound and ascended a narrow stairwell to the second floor.

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  • The stairs ascended to a plateau, and Brady strode into the center.

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  • From the prop shaft we ascended up the line to meet with Bob's boat.

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  • I immediately ascended the conning tower and by this time the object was on our starboard beam.

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  • Is it the case that Mary was a perpetual Virgin, was conceived immaculately, and ascended bodily into Heaven?

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  • When we left you yesterday we ascended the mountain which divides the cantons of Berne & Unterwalden.

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  • Wherefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men ' .

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  • In ancient cosmology, the planetary spheres ascended from Earth to Heaven like the rungs of a ladder.

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  • Mike ascended the old rope, and placed a new Y-hang at a higher level to allow easier egress, and a traverse bolt.

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  • Here and there, as we ascended, we passed a house embowered in white roses.

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  • I ascended the flake to the inclined nose, and then reached round to grab a large handhold.

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  • We eventually ran out of time and ascended the hill to pick up Marilynn and Homer.

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  • Mr. Hunt ascended the hustings about half-past one o'clock and proceeded to address the immense multitude.

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  • As we ascended the view out west became ever more magnificent.

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  • The third pitch was ascended using the maypole and a rawlbolt fitted at the top.

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  • Upon the Friday following, when the prayers were over, ' Othman ascended the pulpit.

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  • Wearing the same dress that she had worn at her trial and carrying her prayer book Lady Jane ascended the scaffold.

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  • Then, as we ascended, we ran into a manta ray, and I even found a thresher shark.

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  • A perfect studio apartment for two people, you enter Wheat Loft having ascended an external staircase in the Pottery yard.

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  • On arrival in Windermere, Wainwright ascended the recommended summit of Orrest Head.

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  • He saw a dim twilight above this and ascended out of the blackness into a street of moving Ways again.

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  • The mouth of the Senegal, then called Senaga, was entered in 1445 by the Portuguese navigator Dinas Diaz (who thought it a western arm of the Nile), and in 1455 Cadamosto ascended the river for some distance.

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  • The shores of the larger islands are fringed in some parts with a dense barrier of mangroves, backed by an often impenetrable thicket of tropical undergrowth, which, as the ridges are ascended, give place to taller trees and deep green bushes which are covered with orchids and trailing moss (orchilla), and from which creepers hang down interlacing the vegetation.

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  • By night Luria's soul ascended to heaven and conversed with celestial teachers who had once been men of renown on earth.

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  • The dynasty attained the height of its power under Rudra Singh, who is said to have ascended the throne in 1695.

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  • The lower Juba was ascended in 1865 in a steamer by Baron Karl von der Decken, who was murdered by Somali at Bardera, but the river system remained otherwise almost unknown until after 1890.

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  • Valerius Messalla, censor in 154 B.C. It ran first up the Anio valley past Varia, and then, abandoning it at the 36th mile, where the Via Sublacensis diverged, ascended to Carseoli (q.v.), and then again to the lofty pass of Monte Bove (4003 ft.), whence it descended again to the valley occupied by the Lago di Fucino.

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  • The squadron overtook and passed the infantry and the battery--which had also quickened their pace--rode down a hill, and passing through an empty and deserted village again ascended.

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  • Remember that Jesus Christ is alive, ascended and reigning in glory and is praying for you and me - even now.

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  • When Mary ascended the throne upon King Henry VIII's death, she began a campaign to return England to the Catholic Church.

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  • Deidre ascended the stairs to her room and gathered her things.

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  • Hannah stood aside as she entered the large foyer, lecturing her as they ascended to the second floor.

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  • He saw only warriors on the main floor of the castle and ascended with increasing pain to the floor where Kris would be.

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  • He ascended two floors to the hallway where Kris's supplies had been stocked.  He recalled how hard it could be taking care of a helpless creature like Katie or Toby.  He strode to the chamber that had served as a department store full of clothing to Kris's Immortals.  Not surprised to find the chamber ransacked, he sifted through the remaining clothing on the floor.  He guessed Toby's size and stuffed a bag with a few items before going to the food supplies.

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  • As she ascended the porch steps, she noticed two books lying in the rocker.

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  • Impressed already with the airy condo, she ascended the stairs to the second floor.

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  • She ascended the stairwell, unwilling to beg for her job back and hoping Xander didn't make her.

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  • She let herself in and ascended the stairs.

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  • In the following year he made another voyage, discovered the island of Anticosti, and ascended the St Lawrence to Hochelaga, now Montreal.

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  • In 1541 Francisco de Orellana discovered the whole course of the Amazon from its source in the Andes to the Atlantic. A second voyage on the Amazon was made in 1561 by the mad pirate Lope de Aguirre; but it was not until 1639 that a full account was written of the great river by Father Cristoval de Acufia, who ascended it from its mouth and reached the city of Quito.

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  • If he had ascended the throne he might have regenerated the empire for a while, whereas it utterly decayed under the rule of Artaxerxes II.

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  • She was married in childhood to Lionel, son of Edward III., who was recognized in her right as earl of Ulster, and their direct representative, the duke of York, ascended the throne in 1461 as Edward IV., since when the earldom of Ulster has been only held by members of the royal family.

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  • The worthy soul ascended to its former home in the skies by seven gates or degrees, while the unworthy soul descended to the realms of Ahriman.

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  • They had ascended the waters of the Paraguay to their sources.

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  • In 1862 a Frenchman named Lejean surveyed the main river, of which he published a map. In 1863 Miss Alexandrine Tinne (q.v.) with a large party of friends and scientists ascended the Ghazal with the intention of seeing how far west the basin of the Nile extended.

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  • When he ascended the throne of Babylon in 747 B.C. Assyria was in the throes of a revolution.

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  • He thereupon returned to Nineveh and on the 8th of Sivan formally ascended the throne.

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  • Murad was soon removed by assassination, and the way being thus cleared, Aurangzeb, with affected reluctance, ascended the throne in August 1658.

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  • When the emperor Temmu (673686) ascended the throne, he found that there did not exist any revised collection of the fragmentary annals of the chief families.

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  • A strange episode in the legend of the destruction of man by the gods tells how Ra (or Re), the first king of the world, finding in his old age that mankind ceased to respect him, first tried the remedy of massacre, and then ascended the heavenly cow, and organized a new world - that of heaven.9 8.

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  • We know only that to his persistent attempts thereafter to get his proposed verdict accepted by the people, came their fatal answer, " Thou art not Caesar's friend," and that at last he unwillingly ascended the bema (in this case a portable judgmentseat, brought for the day outside the Praetorium), and in such words as Ibis ad crucem" delivered Him to be crucified."

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  • His son Jagiello ultimately ascended the Polish throne, and was the founder of the dynasty which ruled Poland for nearly 200 years.

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  • Reaching the large house near the Horse Guards' barracks, in which Anatole lived, Pierre entered the lighted porch, ascended the stairs, and went in at the open door.

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  • The mother smoothed the folds of her dyed silk dress before a large Venetian mirror in the wall, and in her trodden-down shoes briskly ascended the carpeted stairs.

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  • She hurriedly ascended the narrow dimly lit stone staircase, calling to Pierre, who was lagging behind, to follow.

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  • Having entered the courtyard of a large house where the Lodge had its headquarters, and having ascended a dark staircase, they entered a small well-lit anteroom where they took off their cloaks without the aid of a servant.

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  • When he had ascended the hill and reached the little village street, he saw for the first time peasant militiamen in their white shirts and with crosses on their caps, who, talking and laughing loudly, animated and perspiring, were at work on a huge knoll overgrown with grass to the right of the road.

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  • Pierre stepped out of his carriage and, passing the toiling militiamen, ascended the knoll from which, according to the doctor, the battlefield could be seen.

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  • He ascended an incline, stopped, looked about him, and advanced to where the screen of trees was less dense.

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  • Daniel eventually ascended, but was blamed by the Kelownans for the accident.

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  • The Ori were ascended beings descended from the same origins as the Ancients within the human galaxy who ascended, only the Ori drew power from worship and executed all who did not follow them.

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  • Stargate SG-1 - Merlin was an Ancient who ascended and then retook human form to defend against the Ori.

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