At-hand sentence example

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  • She tried to focus on the job at hand.

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  • Freedom, however, was at hand.

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  • Hogarth's house is close at hand.

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  • Like John the Baptist and the Apostles of Jesus, Zoroaster also believed that the fulness of time was near, that the kingdom of heaven was at hand.

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  • The promises are sure, the end is near and the judgment at hand.

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  • His first words are words of strength; " the time is fulfilled " - that is to say, all the past has been leading up to this great moment; " the kingdom of God is at hand " - that is to say, all your best hopes are on the point of being fulfilled; " repent, and believe the Gospel " - that is to say, turn from your sins and accept the tidings which I bring you.

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  • It was upon Livonia that his eyes were fixed, which was comparatively near at hand and promised him a seaboard and direct communication with western Europe.

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  • Under the guidance of such a principle the writer naturally expected the world's culmination in evil to be the immediate precursor of God's intervention on behalf of the righteous, and every fresh growth in evil to be an additional sign that the time was at hand.

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  • Meanwhile, both in East and West, the general practice has continued unbroken of reserving the Eucharist, in order that the " mass of the presanctified " might take place on certain "aliturgic" days, that the faithful might be able to communicate when there was no celebration, and above all that it might be at hand to meet the needs of the sick and dying.

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  • Near at hand are the ruins of Cranii, which afford fine examples of Greek military architecture; and at the west side of the harbour there is a curious stream, flowing from the sea, and employed to drive mills before losing itself in caverns inland.

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  • The very common complaint of British consuls that British firms neglect to send out travellers may have some foundation, but a commercial house naturally follows the line of least resistance to the development of its trade, and cannot be expected to work remote and barren ground when better opportunities are near at hand.

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  • This is in the principal thoroughfare of the quarter, Bredgaden, and close at hand the palace of King George of Greece faces the Frederikskirke or Marble church.

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  • Immediately north is the main railway station (Banegaard), and the North and Klampenborg stations near at hand.

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  • If an arrest were made, Wild had a plentiful supply of false evidence at hand to establish his agents' alibi, and he did not hesitate to obtain the conviction, by similar means, of such thieves as refused to recognize his authority.

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  • The left branch passes, by a syphon aqueduct, under what is the main canal of the system, taken from the river close at hand (and therefore at a lower level).

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  • The town is unusually well and solidly built, good stone being obtained near at hand.

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  • The time was close at hand when a Danish magnate was to demonstrate that he preferred the utter ruin of his country to any abatement of his own personal dignity.

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  • Viewed from near at hand a mountain may seem to tower above the surrounding country, but from a distance it will be seen not to rise much above the general uniformity of elevation.

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  • The inveterate local, one may perhaps say immediate, powers are felt to be nearer at hand than the national deity, who is more closely bound up with the changing national fortunes and with current philosophy.

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  • Although the national God was at once a transcendent ruler of the universe and also near at hand to man, the unconscious religious feeling found an outlet, not only in the splendid worship at Jerusalem, but in the more immediate intercessors, divine agencies, and the like; and when Judaism left its native soil the local supernatural beings revived - as characteristically as when the old placenames threw off their Greek dress - and they still survive, under a veneer of Mahommedanism, as the modern representatives of the Baals of the distant past.'

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  • It was felt on all sides that a trial of strength between the British and the Sikhs was at hand.

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  • For it is easy to understand by the canons above mentioned that the greatest objects may appear exceedingly small, and the contrary, also that the most remote objects may appear just at hand, and the converse; for we can give such figures to transparent bodies, and dispose them in such order with respect to the eye and the objects, that the rays shall be refracted and bent towards any place we please, so that we shall see the object near at hand or at any distance under any angle we please.

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  • In bands they came from the provinces to Medina to wring concessions from Othman, who, though his armies were spreading terror from the Indus and Oxus to the Atlantic, had no troops at hand in Medina.

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  • The disorganization of the empire was at hand.

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  • The pre-eminence was not to be of rank and glory but of service and again made prominent though not yet supreme, and the metaphysical problems are so close at hand that their discussion is imperative.

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  • The reign of the Father is past; the reign of the Son is passing; the reign of the Spirit is at hand.

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  • The fact is that the constitution of average grape juice and the temperatures of fermentation which generally prevail are particularly well suited to the life action of wine yeast, and are inimical to the development of the other organisms. When these conditions fail, as is, for instance, the case when the must is lacking in acidity, or when the weather during the fermentation period is very hot and means are not at hand to cool the must, bacterial side fermentations may, and do, often take place.

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  • He was seized with a sudden chill, and became so seriously unwell that he had to be conveyed to Lord Arundel's house, which was near at hand.

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  • By the beginning of 1881 the war had reached a stage when the final struggle was close at hand.

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  • Sir Edmund Baynham was sent on a mission to Rome to be at hand when the news came to gain over the pope to the cause of the successful conspirators.

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  • But near at hand and in full affiliation with the university are Victoria College (Methodist), Wycliffe College (Anglican), Knox College (Presbyterian) and St Michael's College (Roman Catholic), wherein courses in divinity are given and degrees conferred.

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  • It was no light task, as the national guard was untrustworthy, regular troops were not at hand in sufficient numbers, and the insurgents had abundant time to prepare themselves.

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  • God's judgment is at hand.

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  • But a change in his fortunes was at hand.

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  • This was partly due to Lord Canning's personal inclination to temper justice with mercy, but partly also to the fact that there was no adequate European force at hand to execute a severer sentence.

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  • But the catastrophe of her tragedy was at hand.

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  • A greater opportunity was at hand.

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  • It was more and more regarded as the special function of the priest to administer absolution, though as late as the i 6th century we hear of laymen confessing to and absolving one another on the battlefield because no priest was at hand.

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  • The campaigning ranged from Appledore in Kent to Exeter, from Chester to Shoeburyness; but wherever the invaders transferred themselves, either the king, or his son Edward, or his son-in-law Ethelred, the ealdorman of Mercia, was promptly at hand with a competent army.

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  • Yet no other was just then at hand.

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  • When finally Venizelos formed his new Cabinet, the Dardanelles expedition had already failed, and another crisis was at hand.

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  • In the following year William fell ill, and thought his death was at hand.

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  • In the Johanna Park is the Lutherkirche (1886), and close at hand the Roman Catholic and English churches.

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  • The king was far away, the lord close at hand.

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  • Finally, behind this bourgeoisie, and afar off, came the crowd of serfs, rustics whom the acquisition of land had gradually enfranchised, and who were the more eager to enjoy their definitive liberation because it was close at hand.

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  • There are also extensive areas of fine land suitable for cotton, with the waterway of the Niger close at hand.

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  • With a bridegroom's fresh alacrity, let us address the issues at hand.

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  • Well, don't despair, help is at hand and we're not talking about microwave meals.

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  • Luckily, help was at hand as I could never have pulled two drenched and highly indignant ewes from the Atlantic.

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  • There is a Gaelic proverb to the effect that a friend at hand is better than a brother who is far away.

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  • Evolution can only work on the material at hand with almost absolute blindness.

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  • Freeze in individual portions so you always have a cupful at hand whenever you need it.

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  • A hot cuppa is never quite the same without a couple of your fave biscuits close at hand for a good dunking!

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  • You do not have to look far to see this kind of corrosive cynicism at hand.

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  • A lapse of concentration on the problem at hand ended with an awkward backward fall that dislocated an elbow.

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  • We show that the choice function hyperheuristic makes an effective and realistic combination of the low-level heuristics at hand.

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  • The result is TECHNOLOGY centered systems that generate failures because they are so ill-suited to the work at hand.

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  • Like a swarthy old drill sergeant, we at itchy are at hand to kick you lazy layabouts into touch.

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  • It was perhaps fortunate there were no high trees or precarious ledges at hand.

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  • Watch your daily pinta being produced, see how our goats are milked, or have a go at hand milking.

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  • He was not, however an ascetic, practicing self-denial to an extreme degree without regard for the circumstances at hand.

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  • From wooded slopes to the open landscapes, trees are a vital part of the picture whether from distant views or close at hand.

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  • Always have some tincture at hand - in your handbag, car or kitchen cupboard.

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  • It is comparatively easy to fulfil routine duties, when every means is at hand and the standing conditions are the most favourable possible; when ventilation, warmth, light and cleanliness are all provided of the best, and when assistance can be summoned in a moment.

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  • In 375 it again joined the Athenian alliance; two years later it was besieged by a Lacedaemonian armament, but in spite of the devastation of its flourishing countryside held out successfully until relief was at hand.

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  • Sometimes, after staying in a village parlor till the family had all retired, I have returned to the woods, and, partly with a view to the next day's dinner, spent the hours of midnight fishing from a boat by moonlight, serenaded by owls and foxes, and hearing, from time to time, the creaking note of some unknown bird close at hand.

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  • All our Concord waters have two colors at least; one when viewed at a distance, and another, more proper, close at hand.

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  • Viewed from a hilltop it reflects the color of the sky; but near at hand it is of a yellowish tint next the shore where you can see the sand, then a light green, which gradually deepens to a uniform dark green in the body of the pond.

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  • This is particularly distinct to one standing on the middle of the pond in winter, just after a light snow has fallen, appearing as a clear undulating white line, unobscured by weeds and twigs, and very obvious a quarter of a mile off in many places where in summer it is hardly distinguishable close at hand.

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  • Near at hand they only excited my pity.

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  • He had Pierre at hand in Moscow and procured for him an appointment as Gentleman of the Bedchamber, which at that time conferred the status of Councilor of State, and insisted on the young man accompanying him to Petersburg and staying at his house.

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  • Bennigsen was a landlord in the Vilna province who appeared to be doing the honors of the district, but was in reality a good general, useful as an adviser and ready at hand to replace Barclay.

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  • From the tone in which the courtiers addressed him and the way Paulucci had allowed himself to speak of him to the Emperor, but above all from a certain desperation in Pfuel's own expressions, it was clear that the others knew, and Pfuel himself felt, that his fall was at hand.

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  • The dragoons were now close at hand.

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  • Nearer at hand glittered golden cornfields interspersed with copses.

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  • Rafting, kayaking, paragliding, rock climbing, outings with mountain guides, horse riding all available at hand.

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  • Let us then prepare with redoubled energy for the decisive battle that is at hand !

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  • Salvos of cruise missiles were already flying toward Baghdad and the beginning of the land operations was virtually at hand.

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  • The more fortunate calves collapse when a huntsman is at hand to shoot it before it is savaged by the dogs.

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  • I suggest you stand ready, paint brushes at hand and prepare yourself.

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  • The chances are that, no appliances being at hand to assist him, he succumbed under the weight he had to carry.

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  • They can assess threats, navigate tricky terrain, and fashion weapons from whatever is at hand.

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  • Relatively unsophisticated, its simple animations do not distract children from the tasks at hand.

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  • My economics professor's logorrhea can be frustrating at times, especially when she deviates from the topic at hand.

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  • Having a toaster at hand to toast your slice of bread or your bagel just how you like it is important.

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  • Which you choose depends upon the task at hand.

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  • If none of the above appeals, then perhaps help is at hand in the form of some of the great Internet sites that offer ideas for cats names.

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  • In most cases, you'll find that even a first time mother is quite capable of delivering her kittens without any additional help from you, but it's still best to be present if you know delivery time is at hand.

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  • Avoid bringing up old conflicts while addressing the ones at hand and don't use kids as pawns or bargaining tools to resolve partner problems.

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  • As your situation changes and you face new challenges, seek fresh sources of information and enroll in workshops and classes that focus on the tasks at hand.

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  • All of our articles are well researched and written by writers who have experience and knowledge of the topics at hand.

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  • Now that your skin is clean, fresh and glowing, you'll want to have several products at hand.

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  • The composition of the makeup causes it to "cling" to flakes, leaving a furthered accentuation of the skin problem at hand.

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  • Finding free online crossword puzzles is convenient if you don't have access to a crossword puzzle book or even a newspaper, but you do have the Internet at hand.

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  • There are several different types of punches from which to choose, and each is classified in its own category based on the project at hand.

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  • Avid Cricut users enjoy having a collection of cartridges, so that no matter what the project at hand is, they'll have a good selection of images to choose from.

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  • Anger helps us react quickly in situations when we have no time for a thoughtful analysis of the situation at hand.

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  • Memory games require you to focus on the task at hand and helps improve your overall recall ability.

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  • If this happens, try a more demanding task to distract from the difficulties of dealing with the problem at hand.

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  • Assigning blame too quickly can cause people to miss what might be a deeper problem, seemingly unrelated to the issue at hand.

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  • It will make you feel calm, rejuvenated and ready to tackle the task at hand.

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  • Without having an effective time management system, the tasks at hand would remain unscheduled without an order of priority.

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  • They help you make the most of your day by increasing your productivity while decreasing the amount of time you spend on the tasks at hand.

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  • It means accomplishing the tasks at hand while gaining more time for relaxation and enjoying the things you want to do.

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  • Right along with these sometimes heart-pounding moments are new discoveries waiting to be found and new friends at hand to be made.

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  • Whether the marriage ceremony is right around the corner or you simply want to have the invitations at hand for peace of mind, a fast beach wedding invitation can help.

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  • For example, life may be stressful due to work, school, family or relationships, but CBT assumes that an individual can learn to get around those stressors and deal with the problem at hand (say, bulimia) on a personal level.

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  • Caruso and camp claim that Marquez's lawsuit is just a sad attempt to distract attention away from the case at hand regarding his visitation schedule with his children.

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  • Parents who desire more fluffage when it comes to their infant's special occasion dresses have many more options at hand.

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  • This added comfort will help a child focus on the activity at hand.

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  • Trying to find a college on the Internet is simple when you have the right resources at hand.

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  • A well-seasoned crew and nature experts are at hand to enhance your cruise experience.

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  • Whether you choose to try your own hand at training your dog or you seek the assistance of a professional, the key to success is positive reinforcement, consistent behavioral expectations and dedication to the task at hand.

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  • Some dogs become more focused on the food rewards than the training at hand.

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  • One of the largest tasks at hand with Gomez was for him to learn recalls.

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  • If you get attuned to the different barks you may hear, you will be able to understand your dog better and be better able to deal with the situation at hand.

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  • The size, style and structure of your cold frame will be determined primarily by the materials you have at hand.

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  • This is an incredibly useful tool to have at hand when you're picking up your instrument for the first time, especially since bass players have to focus almost exclusively on picking out notes instead of chords.

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  • Use the resources at hand to help you find your favorite Metallica song because you never know; they might need a bassist and you might be able to fill the bill!

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  • If you've ever had an outdoor shed or resorted to renting a space to keep seasonal items in, having them close at hand will appeal to you.

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  • These machines can be rented from your local hardware store, but depending on the job at hand it may be more efficient to hire an experienced contractor to perform the job.

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  • At Pulse Uniform, you can get a pair by Cherokee that comes in sizes up to 5XL and has four cargo pockets, perfect for carrying the many small items a medical professional needs to have at hand.

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  • By their nature, they are delicate and don't last long, but a woman who wants to look sexy will always have a pair at hand.

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  • In most cases where a worker sustains an injury, he or she was most likely not wearing eye protection or wasn't wearing the right ones for the job at hand.

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  • In an independent senior community, no around-the-clock medical care is close at hand as it is in an assisted living situation.

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  • The struggle to see the screen can cause neck pain, headaches, and other ailments and slow down your progress on the task at hand.

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  • You will have extras at hand in case this happens.

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  • An ominous figure approaches him and says he needs to collect seven Chaos Emeralds for him because the day of reckoning is at hand.

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  • Because children are notoriously bad at hand washing, parents want to be particularly vigilant to make sure that careful hand washing is followed, especially if someone in the home is actually ill with salmonella food poisoning.

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  • Disruption of any portion of this system can cause a person to produce movements that are too weak, too forceful, too uncoordinated, or too poorly controlled for the task at hand.

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  • Before you make any color change, always book a consultation with a professional colorist who has the means and the knowledge to perform the task at hand.

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  • Students perform better when they can concentrate on the work at hand and don't have repeated disruptions, which is often the case in a traditional classroom.

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  • Spelling lists can be created using at-hand resources, such as workbooks available at local retail stores, library reference books and dictionaries.

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  • If you're an ace at math, you're probably comfortable thinking up ways to teach basic concepts, while other parents not so skilled in math will want every resource possible at hand when teaching a concept.

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  • There are some subjects that seem to require a teacher who is at least somewhat proficient at the topic at hand.

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  • One of the most common mistakes in teaching multiplication is pushing students too far ahead before they are developmentally ready to grasp the material at hand.

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  • Second, have all the information you need at hand.

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  • Having various colors of thread at hand will eliminate a trip to the store, which is important if you need to sew on a button while getting ready for work early in the morning.

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  • It's no nonsense design stays in place and leaves guards free to focus on the job at hand.

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  • When the days get hot and sticky, a woman wants a small collection of simple summer dresses at hand to keep her cool, comfortable and stylish even when sweating.

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  • No fabric is completely stain resistant, but a good chef has a number of shirts at hand and will always manage to look presentable.

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  • Many of the online purveyors of new Hawaiian shirts will also have some vintage shirts at hand.

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  • With such a wide range of information about candle making, help is at hand what ever stage you are in your candle making hobby.

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  • When you're ready to apply the makeup, have your picture close at hand.

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  • With so much variety available it can be challenging to find the best diamond ring designs to match an individual's personality, style preferences, and the occasion at hand.

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  • Gone are the days when women are forced to forsake fashion for motherhood -- today's stylish Moms can look great while having their little ones' necessities easily at hand.

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  • Your only thought is to ignore it and press on with the task at hand.

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  • With enough room for a 15 inch laptop, this spacious bag also has room for important documents, office supplies and other essentials you'd like to keep close at hand.

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  • The sides of the tote feature roomy exterior pockets, which makes it exceptionally simple to keep those smaller items close at hand.

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  • It is ideal for businessmen who need a little extra space to keep smaller items close at hand.

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  • In fact they are very flexible, and this is by design so that you can adapt a particular card according to the question/topic at hand.

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  • The question at hand is how well do these various signs get along?

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  • If the task at hand seems mundane and boring, he will procrastinate for a short time before moving on to a more challenging career.

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  • The busy Virgo male has quite a lot to do, and it will take a very special partner to distract him from the tasks at hand.

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  • There may still be other elements at hand to explain the attraction.

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  • Even if the behavior of the alcoholic parent can't be changed, a child can learn how to deal with the issues at hand.

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  • Avoiding rapid pans and zooms will keep your film looking clean and your audience focused on the subject at hand - not their stomachs!

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  • The downloadable service from the Casio website means that help is at hand should you mislay or lose the original instructions.

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  • The Wrist Jockey is the best way to show your personal style, while providing you with a highly functional watch that also lets you keep your music and photos close at hand.

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  • An effective business manager will know how to resolve such issues quickly so that the task at hand can be completed quickly and successfully.

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  • Getting over that anxiety helps people to relax and focus on the task at hand.

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  • While it's tempting to wave high to mom and dad during down time, you are really performing during the entire game, so it's important to focus your attention (and therefore the crowd's attention) on the game at hand.

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  • However, having it all at hand in one easy reference is just what the organizationally challenged need sometimes to get it all together.

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  • Keep a variety of craft supplies close at hand for those spur of the moment projects.

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  • This makes dieting easier for people who just want their exact food choices mapped, planned, and at hand.

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  • Hunger can be your biggest enemy when you're trying to watch your calorie intake, so keep a list of healthy snacks at hand.

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  • The specificity of the movements inspires the athlete to concentrate on the task at hand.

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  • It may even encourage you to do longer workouts as you become immersed in something other than the activity at hand.

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  • When it comes to learning French, you can tackle the task at hand with one of two methods.

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  • Either way, be sure you have your information at hand about what you want to insure, for how much and with what deductible.

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  • The reason this song is an exception is that it displays the band members' abilities to change beats rapidly, to mix genres (better than they do elsewhere, at least) and to mix styles of music that work well with the lyrics at hand.

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  • On the 5th of December 1791, Mozart died with his wife at hand.

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  • With good friends at hand and awe-inspiring scenery all around, how can you not have a great time?

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  • However, when other family members turn out to be having the same experience, the team begins to think there is something much greater at hand.

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  • Spock informed her that she must work quickly, but also stated he could think of no one better equipped for the job at hand.

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  • However most people would rather tame the issue at hand than worry too much about the future, which is where cleansers for oily skin come into play.

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  • With knowledge at hand and proper prevention and treatment, most people can enjoy the outdoors without fear of mosquito bites.

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  • Your first task at hand is to complete a tutorial, which will teach you the ins and outs of how to navigate the Farm Town world.

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  • Dean blanked from his mind what he was about to do, concentrating on the task at hand.

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  • At any rate, he might not find the task at hand as unpleasant as she anticipated it would be.

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  • The afternoon was a blur as Dean's mind alternated between the task at hand and the sobering fact that he might be within miles, or perhaps yards, of Cynthia Byrne's missing husband.

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  • She glanced at his muscular frame, trying to keep her mind on the business at hand - supper, wasn't it?

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  • The wazir now bethought him that he had a good opportunity for satisfying an old quarrel against the adjoining tribe of Rohillas, who had played fast and loose with him while the Mahratta army was at hand.

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  • But a check was at hand.

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  • If these were not at hand he might adjourn the case for their production, specifying a time up to six months.

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  • Here also it was found possible to dispense with garrisons, not because the provinces were as peaceful as Narbonensis, but because the Rhine army was close at hand.

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  • The cruel persecutions instituted by the authorities with a view to securing conformity increased the number and fanaticism of the schismatics and heretics, and created among them a widespread belief that the reign of Antichrist, foretold in the Apocalypse, was at hand.

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  • The compulsory slaughter at the place of landing does not extend to animals shipped from Ireland into Great Britain, and this is a matter of the highest importance to Irish stock-breeders, who find their best market close at hand on the east of St George's Channel.

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  • It is, however, highly probable that he meant to strike at London if naval affairs went well, but that he was glad to have at hand an alternative which would shroud a maritime failure under military laurels.

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  • He began other accounts of the campaigns of his own age; but they are marred by his having had few trustworthy documents and statistics at hand.

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  • But greater work was at hand.

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  • For the ceramic art admirable material was at hand in the district north-west of the Acropolis.

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  • These additions are skilfully worked into the series of meditations; so that when the exercitant by meditation has moved his soul to act, here are practical directions at hand.

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  • All these stones were of course imported, as the Babylonian had no stone (except a rough coral rag) at hand as the Egyptian had.

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  • The Antigonid and Seleucid courts had much valuable material at hand for their armies in the barbarian races under their sway.

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  • Napoleon now hastened to rejoin the group of corps he had left under Bernadotte in observation towards the Russians, for the latter were nearer at hand than even Mack had assumed.

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  • Here his headquarters were surprised and he himself nearly captured by a sudden rush of French troops, and he learnt at the same time that the emperor in person was at hand.

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  • The first hostilities of the imperial forces in Val di Chiana (1552-1553) did little damage; but when Cosimo took the field with an army commanded by the marquis of Marignano the ruin of Siena was at hand.

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  • Fresh translations of Aristotle and Averroes had already been made from the Arabic (IIepi ret ivropiat from the Hebrew) by Michael Scot, and Hermannus Alamannus, at the instance of the emperor Frederick II.; so that the whole body of Aristotle's works was at hand in Latin translations from about 1210 to 1225.

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  • These new conceptions of the multiplicity in unity of disease, and of the fluidity and continuity of morbid processes, might have led to vagueness and over-boldness in speculation and reconstruction, had not the experimental method been at hand with clues and tests for the several series.

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  • He was here practically at the meeting-point of four distinct jurisdictions - Geneva, the canton Vaud, Sardinia and France, while other cantons were within easy reach; and he bought other houses dotted about these territories, so as never to be without a refuge close at hand in case of sudden storms. At Les Delices he set up a considerable establishment, which his great wealth made him able easily to afford.

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  • He kept open house for visitors; he had printers close at hand in Geneva; he fitted up a private theatre in which he could enjoy what was perhaps the greatest pleasure of his whole life - acting in a play of his own, stage-managed by himself.

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  • It is true that Hamilton was expecting the arrival of the 42nd Division and of the 2nd French Division within a few days; but his losses had been extremely heavy, there were no depots at hand from which these losses could promptly be made good, and he was inferior to ` the Turks in artillery both as regards calibre of guns and as regards ammunition.

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  • In Louisiana diffusion is successfully worked on two or three large estates; but the general body of planters are shy of using it, although there is no lack of water, the Mississippi being near at hand.

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  • He heard supernatural voices proclaiming mercy to the faithful, vengeance on the guilty, and mighty cries that the wrath of God was at hand.

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  • The citizens were growing weary of the monastic austerities imposed on them, and Alexander foresaw that his revenge was at hand.

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  • Despite the straitened circumstances of Israel, an army is mustered, a sudden blow is struck at the Philistines, and, as before, supernatural assistance is at hand.

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  • A startling surprise was at hand.

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  • But the end, though not yet apprehended, was at hand.

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  • Repeated expeditions from Sparta and Epirus tried in vain to prop up the decaying Greek states against the Lucanians and Bruttians; and when in 282 the Romans appeared in the Tarentine Gulf the end was close at hand.

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  • In general the main elevations of the two ranges form pairs lying opposite one another; the forms of both ranges are monotonous, but the colouring is splendid, especially when viewed from a distance; when seen close at hand only a few valleys with perennial streams offer pictures of landscape beauty, their rich green contrasting pleasantly with the bare brown and yellow mountain sides.

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  • And having the god thus at hand and imprisoned in matter, the simple-minded worshipper can punish him if his prayers are left unanswered.

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  • But on the left there was every sign of incipient disaster, and to avert this only the, cavalry were at hand.

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  • Assuming, then, that the proper names found in the Persian portion of the Behistun inscription occurred also in the Assyrian portion, retaining virtually the same sound in each, a clue to the phonetic values of a large number of the Assyrian characters was obviously at hand.

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  • Thus Joachim of Floris in his Expositio magni abbatis I oachimi in Apoc. teaches that Babylon is Rome, the Beast from the Sea Islam, the False Prophet the heretical sects of the day, and that on the close of the present age which was at hand the millennium would ensue.

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  • The end is at hand.

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  • France, he observed, needed the spur to practical energy which the Americans had at hand in the effort to subdue the difficulties placed in their way by nature.

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  • The Nahuatl lapidaries had at hand many varieties of workable and beautiful stone - onyx, marble, limestone, quartz and quartz crystal, granite, syenite, basalt, trachyte, rhyolite, diorite and obsidian, the best of material prepared for them by nature; while the Mayas had only limestone, and hard, tenacious rock with which to work it, and timber for burning lime.

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  • Luther never quite shook off scholasticism, whereas Zwingli had early learnt from Dr Thomas Wyttenbach that the time was at hand when scholastic theology must give place to the purer and more rational theology of the early Fathers and to a fearless study of the New Testament.

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  • Thus, thanks to Zieten's fine delaying action, Blucher by nightfall on June 15 had secured most of the ground requisite for his pre-arranged concentration; for one corps was in position, and two others were at hand.

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  • From the materials at hand he constructed a circular chart, which was engraved on marble by Augustus and afterwards placed in the colonnade built by his sister Polla.

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  • When the air rushes out from one pipe, it has not to force its way into the open air, but finds a cavity being prepared for it close at hand in the other pipe, and so the extensions and compressions at the ends are more easily reduced.

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  • Rousseau's reputation was now higher than ever, but the term of the comparative prosperity which he had enjoyed for nearly ten years was at hand.

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  • He had at hand a few late Basel MSS., one of which he sent straight to press, correcting them in places by collations of others which had been sent to him by Colet in England.

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  • Salvation, however, was at hand.

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  • Hill which enabled Stonewall Jackson's corps to hold its ground, and had the other Federal corps been at hand to support Hooker the result might have been very different.

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  • Saratov and Samara were captured, but Simbirsk defied all efforts, and after two bloody encounters close at hand on the banks of the Sviyaga (October 1st and 4th), Razin was ultimately routed and fled down the Volga, leaving the bulk of his followers to be extirpated by the victors.

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  • The Messiah, as all Jews conceived of Him, was a superhuman being; and His First Coming as a man among men did not count as really Messianic. The whole first generation of Christians looked intently for His Coming in power and great glory, which they believed to be near at hand.

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  • The inference lies near at hand that both writers had access to the full collection of thirteen, not omitting the Pastorals.

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  • In the Libra, as in most other standards, the value which happened to be first at hand for the coinage was not the mean of the whole of the weights in the country; the Phoenician coin weight is below the trade average, the Assyrian is above, the Aeginetan is below, but the Roman coinage is above the average of trade weights, or the mean standard.

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