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  • Pierre was about to begin reading.

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  • Neither cared to begin talking.

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  • He stopped when he saw her begin to shudder.

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  • Take your pistols, and at the word three begin to advance.

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  • apart, and the superabundant trees cut out as they begin to interfere with each other.

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  • As civilization and technology advance, people begin to create more than they consume.

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  • He needed a razor and a trench coat to begin feeling normal again.

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  • Maybe she would even begin to resent him for it.

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  • If once we begin judging and arguing about everything, nothing sacred will be left!

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  • Jule turned to see the guardsman sit and begin trying to pull the arrows from his chest.

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  • It is with a kind of fear that I begin to write the history of my life.

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  • "At what o'clock did the battle begin?" asked the Emperor.

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  • I begin ab ovo.

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  • Then they'll begin look for the source.

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  • She might even begin to forgive her sinful daughter.

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  • He was in a place, emotionally, that was totally foreign, and he couldn't begin to predict how this night would unfold.

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  • By the time we'd finished our meal, with a piece of cake, there wasn't much time before the service was to begin and the pastor excused himself to prepare.

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  • He was never human to begin with.

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  • If I can settle on a few more characters, it should begin to fall into place.

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  • This future will begin gradually.

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  • You could begin studying something you have noticed anecdotally in your own life.

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  • When she returned almost the first thing we did was to begin the story of "Little Lord Fauntleroy."

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  • "There will be many toasts, it's time to begin," he whispered, and taking up his glass, he rose.

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  • When the sun had entirely emerged from the fog, and fields and mist were aglow with dazzling light--as if he had only awaited this to begin the action--he drew the glove from his shapely white hand, made a sign with it to the marshals, and ordered the action to begin.

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  • "Now I begin to understand," said the Princess, smiling.

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  • With her imperturbable calm she did not begin to speak in front of the valet.

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  • Claire heard him drop beside the body he thought was his brother's and begin to sob.

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  • But we will see it begin to take shape and will know that we were there the moment the world changed.

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  • He couldn't even begin to think how she would react to his secret.

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  • Driving was out of the question as the mid-morning parade, scheduled to begin in a few minutes, was forming on Main Street, which was now closed to traffic.

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  • "We can begin storing as much food as possible and bring in the people of the villages to protect them," he suggested.

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  • To understand this series of Lotze's writings, it is necessary to begin with his definition of philosophy.

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  • I'm going to begin now.

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  • I suppose I'd begin to doubt myself the more I thought about it.

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  • She'd best begin now so it wasn't such a shock later.

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  • They were drinking tea, and only awaited Prince Bagration to begin the council.

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  • "No, and I'm not anxious to begin," said Eureka.

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  • She would begin to say something to her in a low tone from the other end of the room.

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  • "Where to begin," Martha said, showing nerves as well.

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  • Relief made the tears she'd been holding begin to fall.

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  • She watched him enter a code and a countdown begin, and guessed he was destroying the comms center.

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  • You cannot begin to imagine how long I've waited for this night and what I've done to make sure it happens as it must.

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  • By dawn, the intruders were driven beyond the breached wall, and stonecutters and woodworkers summoned to begin repairing the wall behind the ongoing battle.

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  • As Frederick the Great observed almost two centuries earlier, "If my soldiers were to begin to think, not one of them would remain in the army."

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  • Descartes was not disposed to be a martyr; he had a sincere respect for the church, and had no wish to begin an open conflict with established doctrines.

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  • The very moment when we begin to think, says Descartes, when we cease to be merely receptive, when we draw back and fix our attention on any point whatever of our belief, - that moment doubt begins.

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  • Whenever his back was turned, they were sure to begin whispering to one another.

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  • As he was about to drop, Dean saw Shipton's half-severed line begin to part!

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  • As a former assassin and interrogator, Dusty didn't much care for people to begin with.

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  • "Yes, they do," he said and turned to begin walking away.

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  • Supper was pancakes and eggs, with conversation directed to the children, interrupted by confirming calls from ice climbers who would begin arriving on Thursday.

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  • Waiting for him to snap or yell as he had when she arrived to Hell, she touched him timidly with her other hand to begin exploring the ridges of the scars on his chest.

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  • To consider the great opportunity we can find in these inefficiencies, let's begin by talking about Norman Borlaug.

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  • When I rose and asked if we were ready to begin another session, he was eager to join us on our trek to the basement.

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  • They were making money on it, but there was so much debt to begin with.

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  • The demon struggled, and she felt her body begin to give.

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  • She couldn't begin to imagine what a man like that would feel like in bed!

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  • Men say, practically, Begin where you are and such as you are, without aiming mainly to become of more worth, and with kindness aforethought go about doing good.

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  • I'm here in one piece, sort of, and you've given me a clean slate to begin act two of my life.

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  • At this rate they will soon begin beating us.

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  • The reproductive organs do not begin to appear until the larva has twice cast its skin.

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  • When the key is released the condensers and cables at once begin to return to zero potential, and if the key is depressed and released several times in rapid succession the cable is divided into sections of varying potential, which travel rapidly towards the receiving end, and indicate their arrival there by producing corresponding fluctuations in the charge of the condenser C3.

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  • The manufacture of the cable, begun early in the following year, was finished in June, and before the end of July it was stowed partly in the American ship " Niagara " and partly in decided to begin paying out in mid-ocean, the two vessels, after splicing together the ends of the cable they had on board, sailing away from each other in opposite directions.

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  • "Since Prince Bagration is not coming, we may begin," said Weyrother, hurriedly rising from his seat and going up to the table on which an enormous map of the environs of Brunn was spread out.

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  • Then, people could start reporting all their medical issues—headaches, halitosis, heart disease—and we will begin to see commonalities between genes and conditions we do not generally regard as genetic.

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  • In the future, massive new amounts of information will begin to resolve the debate, instead of just adding noise to it as too often occurs today.

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  • Having the entire genome means we can begin making super corn, better, stronger, and faster growing.

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  • In the pleasure of doing this, I did not stop to look at my own gifts; but when I was ready for them, my impatience for the real Christmas to begin almost got beyond control.

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  • "Well begin!" said Dolokhov.

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  • I can't begin to describe to you what was going through my mind after you fell off that cliff.

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  • The cannonade on the left flank will begin as soon as the guns of the right wing are heard.

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  • She will really begin to arrange a match... and Sonya...?

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  • The real celebration of Fred's release from jail didn't begin until the pair returned to Bird Song where Cynthia had baked a fresh apple pie, complete with vanilla ice cream, tagged on to the end of a healthy lunch.

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  • Dean could feel the man begin to remove his wallet.

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  • I think that the richest vein is somewhere hereabouts; so by the divining-rod and thin rising vapors I judge; and here I will begin to mine.

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  • "Tell me, when did the battle begin?" he asked hurriedly.

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  • He took it into his head to begin shouting, but I am not one to be shouted down.

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  • The chessmen are set up, the game will begin tomorrow!

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  • Whenever I look at my watch and its hands point to ten, I hear the bells of the neighboring church; but because the bells begin to ring when the hands of the clock reach ten, I have no right to assume that the movement of the bells is caused by the position of the hands of the watch.

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  • Sometimes they were silent for hours; sometimes after they were already in bed they would begin talking and go on till morning.

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

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  • If we begin with a blue glass, we may observe the gradually increasing obliquity of the direction of maximum polarization; and then by exchanging the blue glass for a red one, we may revert to the original condition of things, and observe the transition from perpendicularity to obliquity over again.

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  • Even at this stage the vindictive or retributive character of punishment remains, but gradually, and specially after the humanist movement under thinkers like Beccaria and Jeremy Bentham, new theories begin to emerge.

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  • Such are the four points of Cartesian method: (1) Truth requires a clear and distinct conception of its object, excluding all doubt; (2) the objects of knowledge naturally fall into series or groups; (3) in these groups investigation must begin with a simple and indecomposable element, and pass from it to the more complex and relative elements; (4) an exhaustive and immediate grasp of the relations and interconnexion of these elements is necessary for knowledge in the fullest sense of that word.4 " There is no question," he says in anticipation of Locke and Kant, " more important to solve than that of knowing what human knowledge is and how far it extends."

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  • Long thin one-edged knives of iron begin about 800 B.C. Various forms of one-edged iron knives, straight (24) and curved (25), belong to Roman times.

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  • The whole French army, and even Napoleon himself with his staff, were not on the far side of the streams and hollows of Sokolnitz and Schlappanitz beyond which we intended to take up our position and begin the action, but were on this side, so close to our own forces that Napoleon with the naked eye could distinguish a mounted man from one on foot.

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  • The shaft horse swayed from side to side, moving his ears as if asking: "Isn't it time to begin now?"

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  • Paved and unpaved hiking and mountain bike trails into the mountains begin at the city's edge for your convenience.

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  • Friday was the second day in a row to begin with a phone call from Ethel Rosewater.

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  • At last, when he was about to begin rapping his head on the wall for attention, he heard a click at the lock and the sound of the door opening.

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  • After a very short interval of time, the length of which depends on the inductive retardation of the cable, the condensers corresponding to C 1 and C3 at the other end begin to be charged from the cable, and since the charge of C3 passes through the receiving instrument I or G the signal is recorded.

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  • To make my case that machines will bring about the end of ignorance, I begin with a company I admire: Amazon.com, the world's largest online retailer.

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  • But as we do them yet again and capture them, we finally can begin to develop a planet-wide memory system.

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  • Now we are certainly on the fuzzy edges, a place where words, often fuzzy in their meanings, begin to fail us.

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  • To build a case for the end of poverty, we begin by discussing scarcity.

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  • But we did not begin the story until August; the first few weeks of my stay at the seashore were so full of discoveries and excitement that I forgot the very existence of books.

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  • A little later, when the rush and heat of achievement relax, we can begin to expect the appearance of grand men to celebrate in glorious poetry and prose the deeds and triumphs of the last few centuries.

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  • Why should they begin digging their graves as soon as they are born?

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  • When the thirty centuries begin to look down on it, mankind begin to look up at it.

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  • It is time that we had uncommon schools, that we did not leave off our education when we begin to be men and women.

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  • They would begin to sing almost with as much precision as a clock, within five minutes of a particular time, referred to the setting of the sun, every evening.

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  • How did it begin, when did it all come about?

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  • But still he did not begin the engagement.

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  • During this interregnum we begin a very original and interesting series of maneuvers.

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  • During this journey he, as it were, considered his life afresh and arrived at his old conclusion, restful in its hopelessness: that it was not for him to begin anything anew--but that he must live out his life, content to do no harm, and not disturbing himself or desiring anything.

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  • When they got home Natasha was the first to begin the explanation Sonya expected.

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  • As soon as historians of different nationalities and tendencies begin to describe the same event, the replies they give immediately lose all meaning, for this force is understood by them all not only differently but often in quite contradictory ways.

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  • Just before five o'clock he went to the kitchen to begin preparing spaghetti for Fred and himself, and Martha, whom they had invited to again stay for supper.

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  • I can't begin to predict how he will handle it.

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  • Here the palm groves begin also, and from this point to a little beyond Bagdad the shores of the river are well cultivated.

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  • The financial year in France begins on the 1st of January, and the budget of each financial year must be laid on the table Budget of the Chamber of Deputies in the course of the ordinary session of the preceding year in time for the discussion upon it to begin in October and be concluded before the 31st of December.

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  • As twenty years before, it seemed impossible that the little creature who lived somewhere under her heart would ever cry, suck her breast, and begin to speak, so now she could not believe that that little creature could be this strong, brave man, this model son and officer that, judging by this letter, he now was.

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  • School, which will begin tomorrow, is only a few days from summer recess.

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  • There is no other instance in Europe of a basin of similar extent equally clearly characterized—the perfectly level character of the plain being as striking as the boldness with which the lower slopes of the mountain ranges begin to rise on each side of it.

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  • In the republics, as we begin to know them after the war of investitures, government was carried on by officers called consuls, varying in number according to custom and according to the division of the town into districts.

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  • Gregory and Mahomet were contemporaries, and, though Saracen occupation did not begin in Early Sicily till more than two centuries after Gregory's Y death, Saracen inroads began much sooner.

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  • The Jews too begin to sink into bondmen.

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  • Successive .regnal years might begin (1) on the anniversary of the kings accession, or (2) on the calendrical beginning in each year (normally on the first day of the nominal First month of inundation, i.e.

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  • Fifty years later the Danes begin to be mentioned with comparative frequency in continental annals.

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  • begin to style himself king.

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  • This they did while the Digest was in progress, and produced the useful little treatise which has ever since been the book with which students commonly begin their studies of Roman law, the Institutes of Justinian.

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  • Important theological controversies on the Decalogue begin with the Reformation.

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  • The students of theology generally begin their course in early youth, but not seldom in riper years.

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  • His wife had made over her income to her mother, but he had saved a small sum upon which to begin housekeeping.

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  • When the land reappeared a new series of valleys would at once begin to be eroded; and the subsequent degradation of these overlying sediments might reveal portions of the older topography, as in the case of the Great Glen, Lauderdale, and other ancient valleys.

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  • Where two glens begin opposite to each other on the same ridge, their corries are gradually cut back until only a sharp crest separates them.

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  • With this Douglas, Knight of Liddesdale, a ruffian and a traitor, may be said to begin the long struggle between his too powerful house and the crown.

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  • There was image-burning by godly mobs in autumn; a threat of the social revolution, to begin at Whitsuntide, was issued on the 1st of January 1559, - " the Beggars' Warning."

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  • As soon as the young entry have recovered from the operation of "rounding," arrangements for cub hunting begin.

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  • Soon we begin to hear the names of the pilgrims. In the course of the 3rd century, as Jerome relates, Firmilian, bishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia, travelled to Palestine to view the sacred places (De Vir.

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  • After the 4th century, monks and nuns begin to form no inconsiderable part of the pilgrimages - a fact which is especially manifest from the numerous notices to be found in Jerome, and the narratives of Theodoret in the Historia religiosa.

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  • Christian inscriptions in the country begin in the 2nd and are abundant in the 3rd century.

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  • - The taryings 011, slate palettes appear to begin with work crudely accurate and forceful, the heavy limbs being ridged with tendons and muscles (Plate II.

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  • de Cou was murdered by hired Arabs, but work was continued until the end of the first season, and before the second season could begin, the country was seized by Italians.

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  • But I am making a case I believe I can defend and will begin by defining my terms.

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  • We will begin with the economic factors I believe will help end war, eleven in all.

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  • I cannot begin to tell you how delighted I was when Mr. Anagnos told me that you had sent him some money to help educate "Baby Tom."

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  • I had Helen begin a journal March 1st.[Most of this journal was lost.

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  • When it was time for the church service to begin, she was in such a state of excitement that I thought it best to take her away; but Captain Keller said, "No, she will be all right."

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  • In my house we were so near that we could not begin to hear--we could not speak low enough to be heard; as when you throw two stones into calm water so near that they break each other's undulations.

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  • The vicomte wished to begin his story and gave a subtle smile.

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  • The little kitten brightened, its eyes shone, and it seemed ready to lift its tail, jump down on its soft paws, and begin playing with the ball of worsted as a kitten should.

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  • "You know, Michael Ilarionovich, we are not on the Empress' Field where a parade does not begin till all the troops are assembled," said the Tsar with another glance at the Emperor Francis, as if inviting him if not to join in at least to listen to what he was saying.

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  • Pierre tried several times to speak, but, on one hand, Prince Vasili did not let him and, on the other, Pierre himself feared to begin to speak in the tone of decided refusal and disagreement in which he had firmly resolved to answer his father-in-law.

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  • Five years have passed since then, and already I, with my petty understanding, begin to see clearly why she had to die, and in what way that death was but an expression of the infinite goodness of the Creator, whose every action, though generally incomprehensible to us, is but a manifestation of His infinite love for His creatures.

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  • "I couldn't begin talking about him in the presence of that Frenchwoman," thought Natasha.

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  • The activity of a commander-in-chief does not at all resemble the activity we imagine to ourselves when we sit at ease in our studies examining some campaign on the map, with a certain number of troops on this and that side in a certain known locality, and begin our plans from some given moment.

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  • They waited for him from four till six o'clock and did not begin their deliberations all that time but talked in low tones of other matters.

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  • Only when the victim ceased to struggle and his cries changed to a long- drawn, measured death rattle did the crowd around his prostrate, bleeding corpse begin rapidly to change places.

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  • And on my honor, in spite of the cough I caught there, I should be ready to begin again.

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  • Only when the army had got there, as the result of innumerable and varying forces, did people begin to assure themselves that they had desired this movement and long ago foreseen its result.

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  • Only when he had understood the peasants' tastes and aspirations, had learned to talk their language, to grasp the hidden meaning of their words, and felt akin to them did he begin boldly to manage his serfs, that is, to perform toward them the duties demanded of him.

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  • This caused people all over France to begin to slash at and drown one another.

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  • Begin your evening with a sampler platter appetizer, which includes "phyllo beggar's purses stuffed with duck confit," trout ravioli, spiced shrimp and garlic crab claws.

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  • After all, I wasn't in them to begin with.

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  • I was resigned it was my duty to explain the situation, with or without Howie's input, but Betsy interrupted before I could begin.

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  • I stood amidst the familiar instruments, wondering where to begin.

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  • I had no idea even how to begin.

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  • Then you lose before you begin.

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  • Certainly, let me get after dinner drinks and the tour will begin.

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  • Whenever she seemed to be getting herself under control, a fresh bout of sobs would begin.

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  • Like Gioberti he advocated a federation of Italian states, but he declared that before this could be achieved Austria must be expelled from Italy and compensation found for her in the Near East by making her a Danubian powera curious forecast that Italys liberation would begin with an eastern war.

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  • For twelve years these committees had remained comparatively inactive, but in 1878 the presence of the ex-Garibaldian Cairoli at the head of the government, and popular dissatisfaction at the spread of Austrian sway on the Adriatic, encouraged them to begin a series of noisy demonstrations.

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  • The actual crisis may be said to begin with the quarrel between John and Pope Innocent III.

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  • minute and without any specially distinctive features, until they begin to develop into germ-cells.

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  • begin with, it is not necessary on n, Siphon.

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  • It will be noticed that Justinian supposes that the prosecutor may begin the proceedings before the civil judge.

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  • At Snitterfield to the north, where the low wooded hills begin to rise from the valley, lived Shakespeare's grandfather and uncle.

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  • As division proceeds, the filamentous nature of this cytoplasm becomes more prominent and the threads begin either to converge towards the poles of the nucleus, to form a bipolar spindle, or may converge towards, or radiate from, several different points, to form a multipolar spindle.

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  • But not until the voyage of Magellan shook the scales from the eyes of Europe did modern geography begin to advance.

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  • Ibn Batuta, the great Arab traveller, is separated by a wide space of time from his countrymen already mentioned, and he finds his proper place in a chronological notice after the days of Marco Polo, for he did not begin his wanderings until 1325, his career thus coinciding in time with the fabled journeyings of Sir John Mandeville.

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  • (2) Dorsals, those which begin with the first thoracic rib, and end at the last that is not fused with the ilium.

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  • They begin with Mar Rab Sheshna (7th century) and continue to Hai Gaon, who died in 1038, and are full of historical and literary interest.

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  • At this point we begin to encounter sulphur springs and bitter streams redolent with bitumen, a formation which reaches its climax at Hit, where a small stream (the " river of Ahava " of Ezra viii.

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  • But in many Italian cities the position of the nobles, if it did not begin in violence, was maintained by violence, and was often overthrown by violence.

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  • It was reserved for the third Duma, after the revolution, to begin the reversal of this process.'

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  • It does not, however, prevail for long, and in the first half of September frosts begin on the middle Urals.

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  • of this line begin the steppes proper, which extend to the sea and penetrate to the foot of the Caucasus.

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  • Canada had no railway till 1853, and in South America construction did not begin till about the same time.

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  • It is only after a great war of destruction, a day of Yahweh's great judgment, that the dominion of God will begin " (Bousset).

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  • The brick-stamps found begin in the Flavian and end with the Hadrianic period.

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  • The wish to meet people of the different sections of the country and to explain his position upon the questions of the day led the President to begin (14th September 1909), a tour which included the Pacific coast, the South-west, the Mississippi Valley and the South Atlantic states, and during which he travelled 13,000 miles and made 266 speeches.

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  • The reign of the Spirit was to begin with the year 1260, when the abuses of the world and the Church were to be effectually cured by the general adoption of the monastic life of contemplation.

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  • The forest extends, with great luxuriance, to an elevation of 12,000 ft., above which the sub-alpine region may be said to begin, in which rhododendron scrub often covers the ground up to 13,000 or 14,000 ft.

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  • The cedar or deodar is hardly indigenous east of the sources of the Ganges, and at about the same point the forms of the west begin to be more abundant, increasing in number as we advance towards Afghanistan.

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  • Authentic history does not begin till about the 6th century A.D., when Chinese civilization and Buddhism were introduced.

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  • The segmentation is of the mesoblast to begin with, and appears later behind the mouth, the part anterior to this becoming the prostomium of the adult.

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  • Further, they had the effect of sobering the culprit, and the more creditable part of his life did not begin till he left Vincennes.

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  • To begin with a comparatively small, though not unimportant, matter, Pasteur's discoveries on fermentation inaugurated a new era in the brewing and wine-making industries.

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  • The female lays her eggs beneath the scaly covering, from which hatch out little active six-legged larvae, which wander about and soon begin to form a new scale.

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  • It would certainly be impossible if we had to begin de novo to construct the whole fabric of economic science.

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  • The tsar saw his chance of improving on the terms arranged at Tilsit; and obviously Napoleon could not begin the conquest of Spain until he felt sure of the conduct of his nominal ally.

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  • The terminus ad quem is less certain - iron does not begin to be used for weapons in the Aegean till after Period III.

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  • The facts of consciousness are the only facts which, to begin with, we are justified in asserting to exist.

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  • It will perhaps be most convenient to begin by mentioning some of these last, and in particular a number of them which appeared at Vail- Paris very early in the 19th century.

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  • To begin with, 1 Though not relating exactly to our present theme, it would be improper to dismiss Nitzsch's name without reference to his extraordinary labours in investigating the insect and other external parasites of birds, a subject which as regards British species was subsequently elaborated by Denny in his Monographia Anoplurorum Britanniae (1842) and in his list of the specimens of British Anoplura in the collection of the British Museum.

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  • All the world over it is held that such people can assume the form of animals; sometimes the power of the shaman is held to depend on his being able to summon his familiar; among the Ostiaks the shaman's coat was covered with representations of birds and beasts; two bear's claws were on his hands; his wand was covered with mouse-skin; when he wished to divine he beat his drum till a black bird appeared and perched on his hut; then the shaman swooned, the bird vanished, and the divination could begin.

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  • On the Norwegian coast mackerel fishing does not begin before May, whilst on the English coasts large catches are frequently made in March.

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  • They now begin to disappear from the coasts and return to the open sea.

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  • Picking may begin on July io in Southern Texas, and continue late into the winter, or until the rare frost kills the plants.

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  • It may not begin until September ro in Piedmont, North Carolina.

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  • The cotton-growing industry was interrupted by the Civil War, and the seed-milling business did not begin again until 1868.

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  • We begin by giving the official quotations of " spot," and statement of business done, published on the morning of the 19th of April 1906.

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  • It is usual to begin by making an excava- Russia.

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  • Bohemund's policy seems to have inspired Baldwin, the brother of Godfrey of Bouillon to emulation; on the one hand he strove to thwart the endeavours of Tancred, the nephew of Bohemund, to begin the foundation of the Eastern principality for his uncle by conquering Cilicia, and, on the other, he founded a principality for himself in Edessa.

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  • 2 Maudud (the brother of the sultan Mahommed) may be regarded as the first to begin the jihad, or counter-crusade, and his attack expedition of 1113, which carried him so far into the heart of Palestine, may be considered as the first act of the jihad (Stevenson, op. cit.

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  • in 121 5 as the goal of attack, and it was accordingly resolved to begin the Crusade by the siege of Damietta, on the eastern delta of the Nile.

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  • 4 He had promised the pope, at his coronation in 1220, to begin his Crusade in August 1221.

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  • Louis had been led to think that the bey of Tunis might be converted, and in that hope he resolved to begin this eighth and last of the Crusades by an expedition to Tunis.

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  • or the Emperor Charles IV.; and Peter was forced to begin the Crusade with such volunteers as he could collect for himself.

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  • - In dealing with the literature of the Crusades, it is perhaps better, though ideally less scientific, to begin with chronicles and narratives rather than with documents.

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  • There is little in Arabic bearing on the First Crusade: the Arabic authorities only begin to be of value with the rise of the atabegs of Mosul (c. 1127).

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  • The instrument therefore does not begin to read from zero current, but from some higher limit which, generally speaking, is about one-tenth of the maximum, so that an ammeter reading up to io amperes will not give much visible indication below i ampere.

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  • In 1814 British troops landed at Pensacola to begin operations against the United States.

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  • But from his time onwards there has been a continuous stream of admiralty reports, and we begin to find important cases decided on the instance as well as on the prize side.

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  • After some time the contents of the pan begin to clear and become in the end very transparent.

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  • We begin by considering the laws of motion in the orbit itself, regardless of the position of the latter.

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  • Here, in his thirty-third year, he began to learn Latin, and after two years his master urged him to go to Alcala to begin philosophy.

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  • North of the Satpuras is,the rich valley of the Nerbudda, which may be said to begin towards the north of the Jubbulpore district and to extend westward through the district of Narsinghpur as far as the western limit of Hoshangabad, a distance of nearly 300 m.

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  • The authentic history of the greater part of the country embraced in the Central Provinces does not begin till the 16th century A.D.

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  • At any rate we begin to see that some of the Ratitae, namely the Rheidae, may possibly be an early and then much modified offshoot of such of the Carinatae as are now represented by the Crypturi, whilst in another part of the world, and at a much later time, kiwis and moas have sprung from a somewhat more Gallilorm stock, which points to a descent from a still undivided GalliformTinamiform mass.

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  • The offering of divine honours to the king, which we saw begin under Alexander, became stereotyped in the institutions of the succeeding Hellenistic kingdoms. Alexander himself was after his death the object of various local cults, like that which centred in the shrine near Erythrae (Strabo, xiv.

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  • Her theologians had, to begin with, little turn for mystical speculation; their tendency was rather to reduce the gospel to a system of morals.

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  • Seven years later he felt himself a sufficiently ripe Greek scholar to begin the translation of Plato, by which his name is famous in the history of scholarship, and which is still the best translation of that author Italy can boast.

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  • The initiation period of the third age begins with St Benedict, while the actual age of the Spirit is not to begin until 1260, the Church- mulier amicta sole (Rev. xii.

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  • Bundahish, 1, 4) encounter one another, their creative activity and at the same time their permanent conflict begin.

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  • The last things and the end of the world are relegated to the close of a long period of time (3000 years after Zoroaster), when a new Saoshyant is to be born of the seed of the prophet, the dead are to come to life, and a new incorruptible world to begin.

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  • The working of the mine must begin within two years of the date of the delivery of the mine to the concessionaire.

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  • now a marked improvement becomes visible alike in the Period manner and the matter, and authors of greater ability begin to make their appearance.

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  • It still remains possible therefore that the seven days' eating of unleavened bread (and bitter herbs) is an historical reminiscence of the incidents of the Exodus, where the normal commissariat did not begin until a week after the first exit.

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  • An order in council under the act, declaring the season to begin on the 3rd of April in, each year, was issued February 8, 1876.

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  • The royal chronicles of Cambodia, the historical veracity of which has often to be questioned, begin about the middle of the 14th century, at which period the Thais assumed the offensive and were able repeatedly to capture and pillage Angkor-Thom.

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  • The young tree is, in many cases, procured when it has been trained for two or three years in the nursery; but it is generally better to begin with a maiden plant - that is, a plant of the first year after it has been budded.

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  • In the forcing of peaches fire heat is commonly applied about December or January; but it may, where there is a demand, begin a month sooner.

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  • or March) and the days begin to lengthen the phyto-planktonic organisms begin to reproduce.

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  • The proportions between the four salts AB, CD, AD and CB, which exist finally in solution, are found to be the same whether we begin with the pair AB and CD or with the pair AD and CB.

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  • per acre in subsequent years until the sixth year, when the plantation would begin to be productive.

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  • In Nicaragua the latex is collected in April, when the old leaves begin to fall and the new ones are appearing, during which time the latex is richest.

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  • Is it likely that a prophet would begin a complaint against Chaldaean tyranny (admittedly central in the prophecy) by complaining of that wickedness of his fellow-countrymen which seems partly to justify it ?

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  • This cools and stirs the lead when crystals begin to form.

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  • Hence they were resolutely opposed to any idea of reform; for to begin making changes in the Church's system would be a tacit admission that Luther had some show of reason on his side.

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  • To begin with the results of the first method.

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  • For ordinary steel the critical temperature, at which magnetization practically disappeared, was found to be about 830°, and the curious fact was revealed that, on cooling, magnetization did not begin to reappear until the temperature had fallen 40° below the critical value.

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  • "Neutral alum" is obtained by the addition of as much sodium carbonate to a solution of alum as will begin to cause the separation of alumina; it is much used in mordanting.

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  • In other words, we note philosophy gradually extending its claims. Dialectic is, to begin with, a merely secular art, and only by degrees are its terms and distinctions applied to the subject-matter of theology.

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  • To begin with, we know that till the 13th century the middle age was ignorant of Greek, and possessed no philosophical works in their Greek original(see Classics).

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  • But by far the greater portion of the Hungarian highlands belongs to the Carpathian mountains, which begin, to the north, on the left bank of the Danube at Deveny near Pressburg (Pozsony), run in a north-easterly and easterly direction, sway round south-eastward and then westward in a vast irregular semicircle, and end near Orsova at the Iron Gates of the Danube, where they meet the Balkan mountains.

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  • To begin with, there can be no doubt that from 1558, when the German imperial crown was transferred from the Spanish to the Austrian branch of the Habsburg family, royal Hungary 1 was regarded by the emperors as an insignificant barrier province yielding far more trouble than profit.

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  • But not until the dawn of the Reformation did Magyar begin in any sense to replace Latin for literary purposes.

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  • It is important to begin the study of graphics with concrete cases rather than with tracing values of an algebraic function.

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  • We can begin with any one of the 5 letters, so that the first change can be made in 5 ways.

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  • He upset (1830) Cuvier's retention of the Cirripedes among Mollusca, and his subsequent treatment of them as an isolated class, by showing that they begin life as free-swimming Crustacea identical with the young forms of other Crustacea.

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  • Thus, to begin with, the animal pedigree is divided into two very distinct grades, the Protozoa and the Metazoa.

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  • But we know this is not the case: the child has to begin with a clean slate and learn for itself.

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  • As this increases from zero, the two processions which correspond to the two halves of the aperture begin to overlap, and the overlapping gradually increases until there is almost complete superposition.

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  • They seem to begin about the 6th century B.C., and to continue till the 2nd century A.D.; that is, they cover the period of the Scythic domination according to the account accepted above, and that of the Sarmatian, and so suggest that, as far as the archaeological evidence goes, there was little more than a change of name and perhaps the substitution of one ruling clan for another - not a real change of population.

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  • When the Orinoco is reached its lower basin is contracted between the Guiana highlands and the northern sierras, and its tributaries begin to come in more nearly at right angles, showing that the margins of the actual valley are nearer and higher.

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  • The seventy decrees of the council begin with a confession of faith directed against the Cathari and Waldenses, which is significant if only for the mention of a transubstantiation of the elements in the Lord's Supper.

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  • The functions of the thymus gland begin to cease after the second year from birth.

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  • Whenever these conditions are infringed his powers of resistance to disease are lessened, and certain tendencies begin to show themselves, which are generally termed constitutional.

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  • The change appears to begin in the fibrils which lie between the circular muscle fibres of the middle coat of the smaller arterioles and extends both backwards and forwards along the vessels.

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  • They did not, however, occupy Euryelus, at the western extremity of the high ground of Epipolae, and this omission allowed the Athenians to obtain possession of the whole plateau, and to begin the investment of the city.

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  • We have already seen that immediately outside Lower Neapolis on the south the marshes of Lysimeleia begin, which proved fatal to more than one besieging force.

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  • "It is very evident," he says, "that all other means of improving medicine have been found ineffectual, by the stand it was at for two thousand years, and that, since mathematicians have sot themselves to the study of it, men already begin to talk so intelligibly and comprehensibly, even about abstruse matters, that it is to be hoped that mathematical learning will be the distinguishing mark of a physician and a quack."

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  • Now as our own bodies thus manipulate substances poisonous and antidotal, if in every hour of health we are averting selfintoxication, so likewise are we concerned with the various intruding organisms, whose processes of digestion are as dangerous as our own; if these destructive agents, which no doubt are incessantly gaining admission to our bodies, do not meet within us each its appropriate compensatory defensive agent, dissolution will begin.

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  • When, leaving the infections, we look for evidence of progress in our knowledge of more or less local diseases, we may begin with the nervous system.

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  • As the sewing wires soon begin to break, a flat rope must usually be ripped Apart and resewed every six or eight months.

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  • til finally When this occurs, strained pillars begin to crack and splinter with a noise like musketry firing, and the roof of the mine shows signs of subsidence.

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  • The work was to begin as early as possible, allowing for the flotilla only quitting Imbros after dark.

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  • South of Thayetmyo, where arms of the Arakan Yomas approach the river and almost meet that spur of the Pegu Yomas which formed till 1886 the northern boundary of British Burma, the valley of the Irrawaddy opens out again, and at Yegin Mingyi near Myanaung the influence of the tide is first felt, and the delta may be said to begin.

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  • The work of the forest department did not begin in Upper Burma till 1891.

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  • The latter is often made to begin with the line "All praise to Thee, my God, this night," but in the earlier editions over which Ken had control, the line is as first given.'

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  • It will be convenient to begin with the later historical periods, and then to push our inquiry back into the earlier periods of Babylonian and Sumerian history.

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  • The longer inscriptions are disposed in horizontal zones or panels, divided by lines, and, it seems, they were to be read boustrophedon, not only as regards the lines (which begin right to left) but also the words, which are written in columnar fashion, syllable below syllable, and read downwards and upwards alternately.

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  • The Boghaz Keui correspondence ceases to be important with the generation following Hattusil II., and in the Assyrian records, which begin about a couple of centuries later, we find Carchemish the chief Hatti city and N.

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  • This tendency to destroy organic matter makes the repeated application of lime a pernicious practice, especially on land which contains little humus to begin with.

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  • During this period, until the plants begin to ripen, the tilth is maintained and weeds checked first by horse cultivators or horsehoes, and, as the plants increase in size, by hand labour.

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  • But his successes against the Vandals and Goths caused Chosroes to begin the war again in S40.

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  • It was, and still is, the custom of Arabian historians to begin with the creation of the world and tell the history from then to the time of which they are writing.

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  • Apart from some southern dialect forms which have found their way into the literary language, as vat (for fat or wine fat which still survives in the English Bible) and vixen the feminine of fox, all the words in English which begin with V are of foreign, and most of Latin origin.

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  • Railway construction in Peru began in 1848 with a short line from Callao to Lima, but the building of railway lines across the desert to the inland towns of the fertile river valleys and the Andean foot-hills did not begin until twenty years later.

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  • In 1491 he was invited to preach in the cathedral, Sta Maria del Fiore, and his rule over Florence may be said to begin from that date.

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  • Therefore science will begin with those attributes of objects which are most general, and pass on gradually to other attributes that are combined in greater complexity.

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  • We begin by deducing every well-known historical situation from the series of its antecedents.

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  • As he recedes from us, however, we begin to see that he has a much closer relation to the great Georgian writers than we used to be willing to admit.

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  • The igneous rocks occur at several geological horizons, but the great volcanic eruptions did not begin until the Tertiary period.

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  • Spring is supposed to begin in February when, according to the old calendar, the new year sets in, but th only flowers then in bloom are the camellia japonsca and some kinds of daphne.

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  • The history of the illustrated book in Japan may be said to begin with the Ise mono gatari, a romance first published in the 10th century, of which an edition adorned with woodcuts appeared in 1608.

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  • The process was known at an early period, and was employed for the purpose of subsidiary decoration from the close of the 16th century, but not until the 19th century did Japanese experts begin to manufacture the objects known in Europe as enamels; that is to say, vases, plaques, censers, bowls, and so forth, having their surface covered with vitrified pastes applied either in the chain plev or the cloisonn style.

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  • 1074), and grandson of Bertold, duke of Carinthia and count of Zahringen, having inherited some of the German estates of his family, called himself margrave of Baden, and from this date the separate history of Baden may be said to begin.

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  • The rains usually begin at the end of June and last till the middle of September; average annual rainfall, 55 in.

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  • The struggle between the two parties gave fresh life to the literature of the country but German criticism of the higher sort can only be said really to begin with Lessing.

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  • If he recovers from the depression, the local symptoms begin to play a much more important part than in cobra-poisoning: great swelling and discoloration extending up the limb and trunk, rise of temperature and repeated syncope, and laboured respiration.

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  • To begin with, he was the god of the dead, of the cemetery, of all supplies for the dead, and therefore of embalming when that became customary.

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  • A when they begin to solidify, while mixtures between C and B in composition deposit crystals of pure B.

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  • This process goes on until the state of the remaining liquid is represented by the point C. Now crystals of B begin to form, simultaneously with the A crystals, and the composition of the remaining liquid does not alter as the solidification progresses.

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  • The two sloping lines cutting at the eutectic point are the freezing-point curves of alloys that, when they begin to solidify, deposit crystals of lead and tin respectively.

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  • It is probable that all the alloys of compositions between B and D, when they begin to solidify, deposit crystals of the compound; the lower eutectic B probably corresponds to a solid complex of mercury and the compound.

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  • We thus learn that the bronzes referred to above, although chemically uniform when solid, are not so when they begin to solidify, but that the liquid deposits crystals richer in copper than itself, and therefore that the residual liquid becomes richer in tin.

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  • For example, the compound Cu3Sn is not indicated in the freezing-point curve, and indeed a liquid alloy of this percentage does not begin to solidify by the formation of crystals of Cu 3 Sn; the liquid solidifies completely to a uniform solid solution, and only at a lower temperature does this change into crystals of the compound, the transformation being accompanied by a considerable evolution of heat.

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  • Alloys represented by points on Ee, when they begin to solidify, deposit crystals of lead and bismuth simultaneously; Ee is a eutectic line, as also are E'e and E"e.

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  • Every tube of electric force must therefore begin and end on electrified surfaces of opposite sign, and the quantities of positive and negative electricity on its two ends are equal, since the force E just outside an electrified surface is normal to it and equal to a/41r, where a is the surface density; and since we have just proved that for the ends of a tube of force EdS = E 1 dS', it follows that adS = a'dS', or Q = Q', where Q and Q' are the quantities of electricity on the ends of the tube of force.

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  • Cultivation does not begin till the limits of this dismal region are passed.

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  • It is here that the story of modern preaching may be said to begin.

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  • The Modern Period may be said to begin in 1738, the year in which John Wesley began his memorable work.

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  • They begin on the Danube near Pressburg, surround Hungary and Transylvania in a large semicircle, the concavity of which is towards the south-west, and end on the Danube near Orsova.

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  • (a) The western Carpathians, which begin at the Porta Hungarica on the Danube, just opposite the Leitha Mountains, and extend to s.

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  • (b) The eastern or wooded Carpathians extend from the river Poprad to the sources of the river Viso and the Golden Bistritza, whence the Transylvanian Mountains begin, and form the link between these mountains and the central groups or High Carpathians.

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  • It is material to observe, that as the Olympic years and periods begin with the 1st of July, the first six months of a year of our era correspond to one Olympic year, and the last six months to another.

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  • Many authors confound the year of Rome with the civil year, supposing them both to begin on the 1st of January.

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  • Gregory of Tours, and some writers of the 6th and 7th centuries, make the year begin sometimes with the 1st of March, and sometimes with the 1st of January.

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  • In France, under the third race of kings, it was usual to begin the year with Easter; and this practice continued at least till the middle of the 16th century, for an edict was issued by Charles IX.

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  • In Germany, about the 11 th century, it was usual to begin the year at Christmas; and this practice also prevailed at Milan, Rome and other Italian cities, in the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries.

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  • The historical year has always been reckoned by English authors to begin with the ist of January.

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  • In the first case the annalist suppose§ the year to begin with Christmas, and accordingly reckons the 25th of December and all the following days of that month to belong to 801, whereas in the common reckoning they would be referred to the year Soo.

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  • In the second case the year has been supposed to begin with the 25th of March, or perhaps with Easter; consequently the first three months of the year 814, reckoning from the ist of January, would be referred to the end of the year 813.

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  • The Nestorians and Jacobites at the present day suppose it to begin with the following month, or October.

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  • Hence the first three years of the Egyptian intercalary period begin on the 29th of our August, and the fourth begins on the 30th of that month.

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  • The Ethiopians do not reckon the years from the beginning of the era in a consecutive series, but employ a period of 532 years, after the expiration of which they again begin with 1.

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  • The following are the names of the Ethiopian or Abyssinian months, with the days on which they begin in the Julian calendar, or old style: The additional or epagomenal days begin on the 24th of August.

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  • The Roman or Pontifical Indiction began on the 25th of December or 1st of January, according as the Christian year was held to begin on the one or other of these days.

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  • As it does not appear that the above-mentioned rule of intercalation was ever regularly followed, it is impossible to assign exactly the days on which the different years begin.

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  • In some provinces of India the Parsees begin the year with September, in others they begin it with October.

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  • In the Chinese history translated into the Tatar dialect by order of the emperor K'ang-hi, who died in 1721, the characters of the cycle begin to appear at the year 2357 B.C. From this it has been inferred 8th May.

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  • Lennox could not begin to prepare an English indictment against Mary till she was in England and in Elizabeth's power.

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  • Other attacks were made on Dutch trade during 1664, but the great operations of war did not begin till May 1665.

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  • we have the opening of the six seals, and the horrors of the future begin.

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  • In order to arrive at the date here implied, we can begin the reckoning from Julius Caesar or Augustus, we can include or exclude Galba, Otho and Vitellius, and, finally, when we have drawn our conclusions from these data, there remains the possibility that the book was after all not written under the sixth emperor, but was really a vaticinium ex eventu.

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  • For Domitian in that case would be the sixth, and the preceding five would have to begin with Galba - a most improbable supposition.

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  • With this mention Prester John ceases to have any pretension to historical existence in Asia (for we need not turn aside to Mandeville's fabulous revival of old stories or to the barefaced fictions of his contemporary, John of Hese, which bring in the old tales of the miraculous body of St Thomas), and his connexion with that quarter of the world gradually died out of the memory of Europe.(fn 3) When next we begin to hear his name it is as an African, not as an Asiatic prince; and the personage so styled is in fact the Christian king of Abyssinia.

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  • " We shall begin by stating the opposing doctrines of atoms and of continuity.

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  • We begin with a general dynamical theorem, whose special application, when the dynamical system is identified with a gas, will appear later.

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  • In the Telosporidia (comprising the Gregarines, Coccidia and Haemosporidia), sporulation does not begin until the close of the vegetative or trophic period, i.e.

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  • To begin with, it is obvious that the number of sacraments must vary according to the criterions we use of what constitutes a sacrament.

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  • From this time on three new streams begin to reinforce the rather feeble current of official efforts for reform.

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  • Luther says: " I must begin by denying that there are seven sacraments, and must lay down for the time being that there are only three - baptism, penance and the bread, and that by the court of Rome all these have been brought into miserable bondage, and the Church despoiled of her liberty."

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  • Hence, whatever we begin by saying, we must ultimately say ` mind ' " (Caird, Kant, 1.443) While the form in which these doctrines were stated proved fatal to them in the country of their birth, they took deep root in the next generation in English philosophy.

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  • Drift whales were utilized in the earliest years of the colony, and shore boating for the baleen (or " right ") whale - rich in bone and in blubber yielding common oil - was an industry already regulated by various towns before 1650; but the pursuit of the sperm whale did not begin until about 1713.

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  • They seldom begin to repair the houses till the frost sets in, and never finish the outer coating till the cold becomes severe.

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  • When they erect a new habitation they fell the wood early in summer, but seldom begin building till towards the end of August.

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  • The apparently " Aegean " influence which enters into the general " Amarna " period seems to begin before the age of the Amarna tablets (at Lachish), and it passes gradually into later phases contemporary with the 1 See further, F.

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  • In Utah begin the ruins of the Pueblo culture.

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  • Though devoted to his parochial duties, he found time to begin his principal work, the History of Greece.

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  • At the time of his death (1629) he had collected a large amount of material, but had not been able actually to begin the work.

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  • In a flash he realized his danger and made prompt arrangements to begin his retreat on Namur, the only line to France that was then available.

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  • Accordingly to Jerome, Varro did not begin to study Greek literature until his thirty-fifth year.

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  • The Congregationalism of the Apostolic Church was, to begin with, part of its heritage from Judaism.

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  • It may be said to begin with the arrival in 1620 of a small company including William Brewster, elder of the refugee church in Leiden, which founded Plymouth in the modern Massachusetts in the winter of that year.

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  • In most of the state frosts begin from September 1st to October 1st, and end from April 1st to May 1st.

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  • For children under sixteen years of age who are so employed the hours of labour are limited to eight a day and the days to six a week, and such children must not begin work before eight o'clock in the morning or continue after five o'clock in the evening.

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  • Any pagan who wished to understand and criticize Christianity intimately had to begin by learning from the Jews, and this accounts for the opening chapters of his argument.

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  • Regular sessions of the legislature are held biennially, in odd-numbered years, and begin on the second Monday in January.

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  • We cannot tell when the kings took the place of the mukrab, but the Sabaeo-Himyaritic period seems to begin with, or a little after, the expedition of Aelius Gallus.

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  • Though unable to effect a durable peace with the Basutos, or to realize his ambition for the creation of one powerful Boer republic, Pretorius saw the Free State begin to grow in strength.

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  • On the 3rd of April 1841, Greeley announced that on the following Saturday (April loth) he would begin the publication of a daily newspaper of the same general principles, to be called The Tribune.

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  • Forethought was still busy when, in accordance with instructions from Tokio, Kuroki on the 30th of April ordered the attack to begin at daybreak on the ist of May.

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  • The latter therefore had to stand fast in the face of the Russian Eastern Detachment, which was three days' march at most from Feng-hwang-cheng and could be supported in three more days by Kuropatkin's main body, whereas the pressure of Oku's advance would not begin to be felt by the Russian Southern Detachment until the twelfth day at earliest.

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  • In 1886 the winter ended only in June, to begin anew in August (21st May, - 5.8° F.; 16th October, - 34.6°).

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  • It is best to begin with only one dose in the twenty-four hours, to be taken just before going to sleep, so that the patient is saved its unpleasant "repetition" from an unaccustomed stomach.

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  • His scientific life was now over, his political life was to begin; in the notoriety of that political life his great scientific and philosophical knowledge was to be forgotten, the high position he had given up denied, and he himself scoffed at as an ignorantcharlatan, who had sold quack medicines about the streets of Paris, and been glad to earn a few sous in the stables of the comte d'Artois.

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  • With a supply pressure of 200 volts a 5 c.p. carbon filament lamp takes only 0.1 ampere; hence unless a meter will begin to register with 1 1 - 6 - ampere it will fail to record the current consumed by a single small incandescent lamp. In a large supply system such failure would mean a serious loss of revenue.

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  • When, on the outbreak of the Swedish war of 1809, the emperor ordered the army to take advantage of an unusually severe frost and cross the ice of the Gulf of Finland, it was only the presence of Arakcheev that compelled an unwilling general and a semi-mutinous army to begin a campaign which ended in the conquest of Finland.

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  • Though mainly indebted for its commercial prosperity to its position on the river, the town did not begin to reap the full advantages of its situation till the opening of the railways between 1853 and 1865.

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  • Prince Simeon Oblkovich was the first to begin the restoration.

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  • Hitherto it had been felt as a great difficulty in casting specula that the solidification did not begin at one surface and proceed gradually to the other, the common sand mould allowing the edges to cool first, so that the central parts were subject to great straining when their time of cooling came, and in large castings this generally caused cracking.

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  • With him the history of Macedonia may be said to begin.

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  • The general effect of the recommenda g tions already made would be to begin the study of foreign languages with French, and to postpone the study of Latin to the age of twelve and that of Greek to the age of thirteen.

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  • 1635) had in vain pretended to teach Hebrew, Greek and Latin in the space of six months (1612), but he had the merit of maintaining that the study of a language should begin with the study of an author.

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  • The Appalachian Ridges of the western portion begin with North Mountain on the east and end with Wills Mountain on the west.

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  • The latter begin to oxidize before the ley has come up to the traditional strength of specific gravity 1.333 when cold, while nickel is not attacked so long as the percentage of real KHO is short of 60.

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  • We shall begin by giving a general account of the historical and literary conditions under which the unique literature of the Old Testament sprang up, of the stages by which it gradually reached its present form, and (so far as this is possible) of the way in which the Biblical books were brought together in a.

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  • There is reason to think that in the Christian Church this interest did not begin to be active much before the decade A.D.

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  • But in practice it is general, and certainly convenient, to regard their work rather as material for criticism, and to begin the history of textual criticism with the earliest printed editions which sought to establish a standard Greek Text.

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  • The first to begin this work was Brian Walton, bishop of Chester, who published in 1657 in the 5th and 6th volumes of his " polyglot " Bible the text of Stephanus (1550) with the readings of fifteen new MSS.

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  • In later Christian times the Paschal month was calculated from the astronomical new moon; in earlier Jewish times all months were reckoned to begin at the first sunset when the new moon was visible, which in the most favourable circumstances would be some hours, and in the most unfavourable three days, later than the astronomical new moon.

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  • 11) will naturally begin at the end of one travelling season and end at the beginning of another, i.e.

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  • onwards and the rest of the Pentateuch have independent Midrashim: the Law proper was held by the Rabbis to begin at Exod.

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  • It was provided that amortization, at £10,000 yearly, should begin in 1917.

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  • Of weights there are scarce any dated, excepting coins, which nearly all decrease; the Attic tetradrachm, however, increased in three centuries (28), owing probably to its being below the average trade weight to begin with.

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  • Here we have Philo, to begin with.

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  • All the fossil plants and animals of every kind are brought from this continent into a great museum; the latitude, longitude and relative elevation of each specimen are precisely recorded; a corps of investigators, having the most exact and thorough training in zoology and botany, and gifted with imagination, will soon begin to restore the geographic and physiographic outlines of the continent, its fresh, brackish and salt-water confines, its seas, rivers and lakes, its forests, uplands, plains, meadows and swamps, also to a certain extent the cosmic relations of this continent, the amount and duration of its sunshine, as well as something of the chemical constitution of its atmosphere and the waters of its rivers and seas; they will trace the progressive changes which took place in the outlines of the continent and its surrounding oceans, following the invasion§ of the land by the sea and the re-emergence of the land and retreatal of the seashore; they will outline the shoals and deeps of its border seas, and trace the barriers which prevented intermingling of the inhabitants of the various provinces of the continent and the surrounding seas.

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  • The rains generally begin on the east coast and gradually move northwards.

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  • The period of active railway construction, however, did not begin until 1878, during the first term of President Porfirio Diaz.

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  • The willows are cut at the first indication of the sap rising and "couched" in rotten peelings and soil at a slight angle, the butts being on the ground, which should be strewn with damp straw from a manure heap. The tops are covered lightly with rotted peelings and by periodical application of water, fermentation is induced at the bottom, heat is engendered, the leaves force their way through the covering and peeling may begin.

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  • begin.

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  • Hellenic ways and modes of thought begin to appear in the towns only in the later 2nd century.

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  • The subjects in the nave begin with scenes from the Book of Genesis, illustrating the Old Testament types of Christ and His scheme of redemption, with figures of those who prophesied and prepared for His coming.

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  • For a will was to begin with but a mode of indicating (not necessarily in writing) on whom devolved the duty of conducting a parent's funeral, and together with that duty the right of inheriting his property.

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  • To trot, press the legs to the saddle, and raise the bridle hand a little, and, after a moment's sitting close, begin to rise ("pose") in cadence with the action of the horse.

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  • The Rocky Mountains begin in northern Mexico, where the axial crystalline rocks rise to 12,000 ft.

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  • As the states are older than the Federal government, and as the latter was, indeed, in many respects modelled upon the scheme of government which already existed in the thirteen original states, it may be convenient to begin with the states and then to proceed to the national government, whose structure is more intricate and will require a fuller explanation.

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  • does not begin until the following December, or more than a year after the election.

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  • The best example of this is the familiar one of the St Lawrence, which may be said to begin as Nipigon river and to take the names St Mary's, St Clair, Detroit and Niagara, before finally flowing from Lake Ontario to the sea under its proper name.

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  • The St Lawrence varies only a few feet in the year and always has pellucid bluish-green water, while the Mississippi, whose tributaries begin only a short distance south of the Great Lakes, varies 40 f t.

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  • The parallel of 49° approximately separates the Saskatchewan waters from the streams going south to the Missouri, though a few sn1all tributaries of the latter river begin on Canadian territory.

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  • North of the Saskatchewan river groves or " bluffs " of trees begin, and somewhat farther north the plains are generally wooded, because of the slightly more humid climate.

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  • In fact all Lamellibranchs begin with a condition in which there is only one adductor, and that not the posterior but the anterior.

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  • The actual condition in Anodonta at the region where the gills begin anteriorly is shown in fig.

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  • As regards the use of testimonia, it may be observed to begin with that their value must depend on the trustworthiness of the texts of the writers from whom they are taken, and further upon that of the text used by the translator, the excerptor or the quoter, about which we can know nothing for certain, though we may sometimes make probable inferences.

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  • To begin with the written philosophy of the Dialogues.

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  • Thus early did Aristotle begin, even in Plato's lifetime, to oppose.

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  • In contending, as Aristotle's pupil, that a teacher should begin by proposing his:, subject, he tells us how Aristotle used to relate that most of Plato's.

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  • When did he begin?

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  • The commentators themselves were doubtful about the order: Boethus proposed to begin with Physics, and some of the Platonists with Ethics or Mathematics; while Andronicus preferred to put Logic first as Organon (Scholia, 25 b 34 seq.).

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  • We shall begin therefore with that primary philosophy which is the real basis of his philosophy, and proceed in the order of his classification of science to give his chief doctrines on: (1) Speculative philosophy, metaphysical and physical, including his psychology, and with it his logic.

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  • If The Commencement Of The Year, Instead Of Being Retained At The Same Place In The Seasons By A Uniform Method Of Intercalation, Were Made To Depend On Astronomical Phenomena, The Intercalations Would Succeed Each Other In An Irregular Manner, Sometimes After Four Years And Sometimes After Five; And It Would Occasionally, Though Rarely Indeed, Happen, That It Would Be Impossible To Determine The Day On Which The Year Ought To Begin.

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  • As The Number Of Days In The Week And The Number In The Year Are Prime To One Another, Two Successive Years Cannot Begin With The Same Day; For If A Common Year Begins, For Example, With Sunday, The Following Year Will Begin With Monday, And If A Leap Year Begins With Sunday, The Year Following Will Begin With Tuesday.

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  • Although the resumption of specie payments had been provided for, to begin at a given time by the Resumption Act of January 1875, opposition to it did not cease.

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  • apart, or even more, according to the growth intended before thinning, which should be begun as soon as the boughs begin to overspread much; little or no pruning is needed beyond the careful removal of dead branches.

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  • The growth of the worms during their larval stage is thus stated by Count Dandolo: - When the caterpillars are mature and ready to undergo their transformation into the pupa condition, they cease eating for some time and then begin to ascend the brushwood branches or echelletes provided for them, in which they set about the spinning of their cocoons.

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  • Such cocoons as are selected for the production of graine, on the other hand, are collected, freed from the external floss, and preserved at a temperature of from 66° to 72° F., and after a lapse of from eleven to fifteen days the moths begin to make their appearance.

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  • Imitation had necessarily to begin with externals, and Peter at once fell foul of the long beards and Oriental costumes which symbolized the arch-conservatism of old Russia.

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  • But my counsel is that we fall not to the lowest fare first: we will not, therefore, descend to Oxford fare, nor to the fare of New Inn, but we will begin with Lincoln's Inn diet, where many right worshipful men of great account and good years do live full well; which if we find ourselves the first year not able to maintain, then we will in the next year come down to Oxford fare, where many great learned and ancient fathers and doctors are continually conversant; while if our purses stretch not to maintain neither, then may we after, with bag and wallet, go a-begging together, hoping that for pity some good folks will give us their charity."

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