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  • Gotta call Dusty before he blows me up.

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  • Her body was stiff from her father's blows, her blood racing.

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  • Inland, chiefly in early summer, a hot dry wind, often accompanied by a dust storm, blows from the north.

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  • Inland, chiefly in early summer, a hot dry wind, often accompanied by a dust storm, blows from the north.

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  • trade, which blows the greater part of the year.

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  • He blocked it and the next two blows and then snatched a fist headed for his face, twisted her arm, and spun her.

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  • The horsemen were splendidly audacious in riding for long distances into the heart of a hostile country, without support, striking some terrific blows, and then returning rapidly beyond reach of pursuit.

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  • "Once again, your generosity blows my mind," I said.

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  • " He rides through the air, He blows " (Wellhausen), would be a fit name for a god of wind and storm.

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  • Elihu Thomson blows on the spark balls with a powerful jet of air.

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  • A wind of exceptional violence blows sometimes from the N.N.W.

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  • The giants battled, and she couldn't help feeling awed by the prisoner's abilities as he met the blows of all three foes and remained standing.

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  • Battles became all but bloodless; diplomacy and tactics superseded feats of arms and hard blows in pitched fields.

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  • There are really no blows to be given by him but defensive ones.

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  • 1) utilizes the increased pressure in the open mouth of a straight tube facing the wind, and the decrease of pressure caused inside when the wind blows over a ring of small holes drilled through the metal of a vertical tube which is closed at the upper end.

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  • They were always ready to come to blows, and gave still more signal proofs of their enmity during the Sicilian War in behalf of the emperor Henry VI.

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  • I keep asking Howie about you people but he blows me off.

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  • His first few blows were deflected, but the third slashed Sasha.s arm.

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  • She struck first, not bothering to soften her blows as she might with anyone else.

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  • By means of several adjusting screws the force and frequency of these blows can be exactly regulated.

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  • The north wind usually terminates with a thunderstorm or with a pampero, a cold south-west wind from the Andes which blows with great violence, causes a fall in temperature of 15° to 20°, and is most frequent from June to November - the southern winter and spring.

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  • If the wind blows into the mouth of a tube it causes an increase of pressure inside and also of course an equal increase in all closed vessels with which the mouth is in airtight communication.

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  • Taran met her blows and then attacked without his brute force, instead assessing her ability to react.

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  • He reached Rissa and threw himself from his horse, keeping a hold of the reins as he smashed blows into one of the three facing her.

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  • Instinctive, powerful, and light-footed, he twirled the bo as if it was an extension of him, adapting to his opponent and absorbing any blows that fell to him without flinching.

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  • His prestige as a minister, already injured by these two blows, suffered further during the autumn and winter from the cattledriving agitation in Ireland, which he at first feebly criticized and finally strongly denounced, but which his refusal to utilize the Crimes Act made him powerless to stop by the processes of the "ordinary law"; and the scandal arising out of the theft of the Dublin crown jewels in the autumn of 1907 was a further blot on the Irish administration.

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  • Nicholas went out into the porch to question him, and immediately after the elder had given a few replies the sound of cries and blows were heard.

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  • Perhaps his energy would not have been sufficient to sustain him against these repeated blows of destiny if, in 1854, the accession to the viceroyalty of Egypt of his old friend, Said Pacha, had not given a new impulse to the ideas that had haunted him for the last twenty-two years concerning the Suez Canal.

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  • His body adjusted to the physical blows while his magic absorbed the purple lightning.

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  • The morning wind forever blows, the poem of creation is uninterrupted; but few are the ears that hear it.

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  • The fingers of one hand clutched her throat, while the other warded off her blows.

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  • Oh, we disagree now and then, but we never come to blows.

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  • His panther-like physique and tattoos gave him all the appearance of a threat, and yet, he'd fended off her blows with gentleness he didn't have to show.

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  • His sword defended him as if possessed, yet when he went to strike, he found his blows ill timed and clumsy.

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  • A'Ran met her blows gently, redirecting them without affecting her balance.

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  • The guardsman on the ground rose, coughing and choking from her blows.

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  • We won't come to blows.

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  • In the following spring he fastened a quarrel upon Potidaea, a town in Chalcidice, which was attached by ancient bonds to Corinth, and in the campaign which followed Athenian and Corinthian troops came to blows.

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  • This all took place at Valarshapat, where Gregory, anxious to fix a site on which to build shrines for the relics of Ripsime and Gaiana, saw the Son of God come down in a sheen of light, the stars of heaven attending, and smite the earth with a golden hammer till the nether world resounded to his blows.

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  • But according to the proverb of my country, ` where blessing can accomplish nothing, blows may avail.'

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  • and thus blows will avail where blessings and gentleness have been powerless."

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  • Rasun and Pekah directed their blows from the north, Philistia threatened the west flank, and the Edomites who drove out the Judaeans from Elath (on the Gulf of 'Akaba) were no doubt only taking their part in the concerted action.

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  • c. imported pottery found in the palace of Akhenaton at Tell elAmarna, some heavy blows had fallen on the island power.

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  • Externally, a Slavonic reaction came, and dealt heavy blows to the eastward advance of German civilization.

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  • The old Christian eschatology is set aside; no one has dealt such deadly blows to Chiliasm and Christian apocalypticism as Origen.

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  • The coalitions, once so brittle as to break at the first strain, had now been hammered into solidity by his blows.

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  • But it was impossible that the rival Venetian and Genoese merchants, dwelling at close quarters in the Levant cities, should not come to blows.

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  • The blower places the glass in the mould, closes the mould by pressing a lever with his foot, and either blows down the blowing iron or attaches it to a tube connected with a supply of compressed air.

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  • a steady and often strong wind blows from the south-south-east, which dies away later.

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  • The combined effect of these successive blows, aggravated by the long period of decentralizing policy from Taaffe to Badeni, is still felt in the Kaiserstadt.

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  • again and again to check the Canadian advance by blows against their left front and left from the direction of the confluence of the Sensee and the Scheldt canal.

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  • But he was spared the necessity of coming to blows, for the leaders, finding the government in the hands of the national executive, had peaceably submitted to General Ovando.

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  • Blows were exchanged before war was formally declared.

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  • while in summer it not infrequently blows from the S.W.

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  • From its bracing qualities this wind, which blows in the summer, is known as the "Cape Doctor."

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  • factions, who had taken refuge in Ankole, could not agree even in their common exile, and nearly came to blows, but on the spur of threatened famine they agreed to combine and to take back Mwanga as their king and strike a blow for supremacy in Buganda.

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  • Throughout the dry or cool season the wind blows steadily and almost uninterruptedly (except for an hour or so forenoon and afternoon) from the south-east.

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  • For polished stonework the material was pecked by blows, ground with other stones, and smoothed with fine material.

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  • The upper die was then placed on the blank, and kept in position by means of a holder round which was placed a roll of lead to protect the hand of the operator while heavy blows were struck with a hammer.

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  • This avoided the necessity of readjusting the dies between blows, and ensured greater accuracy in the impression.

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  • In the west the climate is generally delightful, it being there greatly affected by the warm, dry " Chinook " wind which blows from the Pacific Ocean; to some extent the wind modifies the temperature nearly to the eastern border.

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  • Sand is thus blown or pumped from below the piles, which are thus easily lowered in ground which baffles all attempts to drive in piles by blows.

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  • The ballgame of the Mexicans, called tlachtli, was, like tennis, the pastime of princes and nobles; special courts were built for it, and the ball of india-rubber (perhaps the first object in which Europeans became acquainted with this valuable material) might not be touched by the hands, but was driven against the walls by blows of the knee or elbow, shoulder or buttock.

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  • - EXpOSed as it is in the upper part of the abdomen, and being somewhat friable, the human liver is often torn or ruptured by blows or kicks, and, the large blood-vessels being thus laid open, fatal haemorrhage 2.

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  • Among the prehistoric people are many female skeletons with a fractured right ulna sustained in warding off blows, and some of these women had died while still wearing splints.

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  • They take their name of tuco-tuco from their cry, which resembles the blows of a hammer on an anvil, and may be heard all day as the little rodents move in their burrows, generally formed in sandy soil.

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  • The Roman priest, in consecrating the water of the font for baptism, blows over it and signs it twice with the cross.

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  • In the rite of laying hands on an elect the bishop of the Armenian Paulicians blows three times in the face of the newly ordained.

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  • During January, February and a part of March the wind blows strongly from the S.

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  • He planned brutal practical jokes, in which blows had always a share.

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  • Piles made of steel concrete are driven into the ground with blows that would shatter the best of timber.

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  • The fact that a comparatively brittle material like concrete can be subjected not only to heavy loads but also to the jar and vibration from the blows of a heavy pile ram makes it appear as if its nature and properties had been changed by the steel reinforcement.

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  • The conquest of Hamburg by the Danes, and the death of John of England, were further blows to his cause.

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  • Clearly the mushy mixture of solid austenite and molten iron of which the metal in region 2 consists cannot cohere under either the blows or the pressure by means of which welding must be done.

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  • The hardness of the hardened chrome steel resists the burglar's drill, and the ductility of the wrought iron the blows of his sledge.

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  • At the end of the 18th century and the opening of the r9th the religious orders received a succession of blows in those countries in which they had survived the Reformation from which they have only in the present generation recovered.

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  • It is difficult, indeed, to blame the burghers for resisting the dubious reforming efforts of Hermann of Wied, archbishop from 1515 to 1546, inspired mainly by secular ambitions; but the expulsion of the Jews in 1414, and still more the exclusion, under Jesuit influence, of Protestants from the right to acquire citizenship, and from the magistracy, dealt severe blows at the prosperity of the place.

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  • to Prince von Blows resignation as chancellor, 1902 6

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  • Although related to each other, Louis and Frederick had come to blows before this event; they represented two rival houses, those of Wittelsbach and Habsburg, and the election only served to feed the flame of their antagonism.

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  • Josephs brother and successor, Charles VI., also went on with it; and such were the blows inflicted on France by the victories of Blenheim, Ramillies and Malplaquet that the war Charles Vi.

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  • The same name is sometimes applied to a moist and not very hot, but yet oppressive, south-east wind which blows from time to time on the east coast.

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  • Aristides is engaged in a real contest; he strikes hard blows, and gives no quarter.

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  • In December, January and February, at Cairo, the north wind slightly predominates, though those from the south and west often nearly equal it, but after this the north blows almost continuously for the rest of theyear.

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  • It shows no trace of grinding lines or attrition, nor yet of the blows of a hammer.

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  • Two heavy blows had now been inflicted on the followers of Osman Digna, and the road to Berber could have been opened, as General Graham and Brigadier-General Sir H.

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  • His first care after the war was, as far as possible, to enable the country to recover from the terrific blows by which it had been almost destroyed; and he was never, either before or after, seen to better advantage than in the measures he adopted for this end.

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  • The north-east wind is the most prevalent, and sometimes blows for months together.

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  • Strutt also gives an engraving, assigned by him to the 14th century, in which three hunters, one of whom blows a horn, are represented as unearthing a fox, which is pursued by a single hound.

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  • He altered the constitution in a more Liberal direction, and struck various blows at the Clerical party, among other things abolishing the concordat with Rome.

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  • From April to October a north or north-east wind blows upon the islands, beginning about lo A.M.

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  • They were simply ninety-five sledge-hammer blows directed against the most flagrant ecclesiastical abuse of the age.

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  • 2 The repeated blows of Assyria did not prevent the necessity of fresh expeditions, and later, Adad-Nirari III.

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  • Judah itself was next involved in an anti-Assyrian league (with Edom, Moab and Philistia), but apparently submitted in time; nevertheless a decade later (70r), after the change of dynasty in Assyria, it participated in a great but unsuccessful effort from Phoenicia to Philistia to shake off the yoke, and suffered disastrously.3 With the crushing blows upon Syria and Samaria the centre of interest moves southwards and the history is influenced by Assyria's rival Babylonia (under Marduk-baladan and his successors), by north Arabia and by Egypt.

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  • Unfortunately, there is very little evidence in the biblical history for the subsequent career of Samaria, but it is clear that the old Israel of the dynasties of Omri and Jehu received crushing blows.

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  • From May to September the wind blows from the N.W.

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  • The Bombay monsoon, after surmounting the Ghats, blows across the peninsula as a west and sometimes in places a north-west wind; but it leaves with very little rain a strip 100 to 200 m.

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  • A branch of the Bombay current blows pretty steadily through Rajputana to the Punjab, carrying some rain to the latter province.

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  • The caliph had him flogged, and compelled each of the twenty-seven to give him ten blows on the head with his fist.

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  • The "prophet" expired under the blows (850).

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  • Along the coast an on-shore breeze blows every summer day; in the evening it is replaced by a night-fog, and the cooler air draws down the mountain sides in opposition to its movement during the day.

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  • A great feature of summer is the inbat or north wind, which blows almost daily, often with the force of a gale, off the sea from noon till near sunset.

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  • From June to August the north west wind blows over the entire area; in September it retreats again as far as 16° N., south of which the winds are for a time variable.

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  • As he was not gifted with the qualifications of the orator, he seldom appeared at the tribune; but in the various committees he defended all forms of popular liberties, and at the same time delivered, in a series of powerful pamphlets, under the pseudonym of "Timon," the most formidable blows against tyranny and all political and administrative abuses.

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  • (5) Makkoth, "blows," on the number to be inflicted (Deut.

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  • In America the usual method is to roast ores or concentrates so that the matte yielded by either the reverberatory or cupola furnace will run from 45 to 50% in copper, and then to transfer to the Bessemer converter, which blows it up to 99%.

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  • The operation of raising a charge of so% matte to copper usually consists of two blows.

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  • Words led to blows.

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  • But they seem to be more " nominis umbrae " than real men; they serve the purpose of enabling the satirist to aim his blows at one particular object instead of declaiming at large.

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  • During the prayer the priest twice signs the water with the cross, and once blows upon it.

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  • The scheme, therefore, was to begin with a succession of outpost affrays along the whole line (which could be represented as a provocation suffered), and then to strike vigorous offensive blows (a) from Seres towards Salonika, (b) from Strumitsa and Radovishta against the Vardar at Krivolak and Gevgeli (Gyevgheli), (the link between the Serbian and Greek armies); and (c) a blow from the region of Kochana towards Egri Palanka.

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  • Between December and March a north wind blows, unfavourable to weak constitutions.

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  • As, moreover, the wings travel at a much higher speed than any wind that blows, they are superior to and control the wind; they enable the insect to dart through the wind in whatever direction it pleases.

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  • The Mersey estuary, being partly sheltered by Ireland and North Wales, does not serve as an inlet for modifying influences to the same extent as the Bristol Channel: and as the wind entering by it blows squarely against the slope of the Pennine Chain, it does not much affect the climate of the midland plain.

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  • The west end of a town receives the wind as it blows in fresh from the country at all seasons, and consequently the west end of an English town is with few exceptions the residential quarter, while smoke-producing industries are usually relegated to the east end.

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  • State after state went down before his blows, but the name and followers of Confucius were the chief obstacles in his way.

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  • The south-east monsoon blows from May to October, which is the dry season, and the west-north-west monsoon from December to March.

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  • For about 155 days in each year, Rumania suffers from the bitter north-east wind (trivets) which sweeps over south Russia; while a scorching west or southwest wind (austru) blows for about 126 days.

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  • At the beginning of the contest the advantages were decidedly on the side of Pompey, but the superior political tact of his rival, combined with extraordinary promptitude and decision in following up his blows, soon turned the scale against him.

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  • But the vikings were now showering such blows on the northern states that their unhappy monarchs could think of nothing but selfdefence.

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  • But though he might ward off blows from his own realm, he was helpless to aid Mercia or East Anglia, and still more the distant Northumbria.

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  • I-us supporters and those of Matilda were soon at blows all along the frontier of Normandy.

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  • Pressing her claims, Gloucester came to open blows with Philip in Flanders and Hainaut (1424).

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  • Warwick, with his policy of conciliation for the masses and hard blows for the magnates, was mainly responsible for this moderation.

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  • But it soon appeared that he was not the mono- prepared immediately to come to blows, and the p0 es.

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  • Then came rapidly a succession of blows at the supports by which the Tudor monarchy had been upheld.

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  • In America, the French settlers in Canada and the English settlers on the Atlantic coast were falling to blows for the possession of the vast territories drained, by the Ohio and its tributaries.

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  • Foes advancing through Asia Minor would have their march arrested, and their blows kept beyond striking distance, by the moat which the waters of the Bosporus, the Sea of Marmora and the Dardanelles combine to form.

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  • In summer the heat is tempered by the prevalence of a north-east wind that blows down the channel of the Bosporus.

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  • This is expressed on the Horologium of Andronicus Cyrrhestes, called the Temple or Tower of the Winds, at Athens, where Boreas is represented as a bearded man of stern aspect, thickly clad, and wearing strong buskins; he blows into a conch shell, which he holds in his hand as a sign of his tempestuous character.

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  • Administrators of the first rank, these men renovated the warlike power of France, and enabled her to deal those crushing blows which broke up the coalition.

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  • The south-east trade blows almost ceaselessly for ten months of the year.

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  • The fracture is perfectly conchoidal, so that blows with a hammer detach flakes which have convex, slightly undulating surfaces.

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  • She had also visions of another description: she was shown hell with its horrors, and the devil would sit upon her breviary, belabour her with blows, and fill her cell with imps.

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  • The helpless hands have only followed blows which a trained eye should have taught them to parry.

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  • The dry east wind known as the harmattan blows intermittently from December to March.

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  • This political victory of the aristocracy was merely the consummation of a slow subterranean revolution which by innumerable reiterated blows had sapped the structure of the body politic, and was about to transfer the people of Gaul from the Roman monarchical and administrative government to the sway of the feudal system.

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  • A man of action and not of cunning shifts, he succumbed on the 10th of July to the blows of his own government, which had passed from his hands into those of Robespierre, his ambitious and crafty rival.

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  • Intermarriages had not been uncommon between Frank and Visigoth, but they had rarely led to any other result than to subjct the Arian ladies who were sent from Spain, or the Catholic ladies who came from France, to blows and murder by their husbands and their husbands families.

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  • The elections of 1900 (when he was again returned, unopposed, for West Birmingham) turned upon the individuality of a single minister more than any since the days of Mr Gladstone's ascendancy, and Mr Chamberlain, never conspicuous for inclination to turn his other cheek to the smiter,was not slow to return the blows with interest.

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  • His satire is incisive, but in a scholarly and humanistic way; it does not appeal to popular passions with the fierce directness which enabled the master of Catholic satire, Thomas Murner, to inflict such telling blows.

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  • The fingers of one hand clutched her throat, while the other warded off her blows.

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  • Oh, we disagree now and then, but we never come to blows.

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

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  • I keep asking Howie about you people but he blows me off.

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  • "Once again, your generosity blows my mind," I said.

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  • Gotta call Dusty before he blows me up.

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  • He blocked it and the next two blows and then snatched a fist headed for his face, twisted her arm, and spun her.

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  • His panther-like physique and tattoos gave him all the appearance of a threat, and yet, he'd fended off her blows with gentleness he didn't have to show.

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  • She'd long since learned to take his beatings without screaming, but she sobbed nonetheless as the blows fell.

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  • His sword defended him as if possessed, yet when he went to strike, he found his blows ill timed and clumsy.

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  • Jule grunted at the first few blows that fell harder than any mortal could strike.

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  • Her body was stiff from her father's blows, her blood racing.

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  • His first few blows were deflected, but the third slashed Sasha.s arm.

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  • The giants battled, and she couldn't help feeling awed by the prisoner's abilities as he met the blows of all three foes and remained standing.

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  • A'Ran met her blows gently, redirecting them without affecting her balance.

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  • She struck first, not bothering to soften her blows as she might with anyone else.

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  • She braced herself for the blows before recalling he'd never struck her full force.

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  • The guardsman on the ground rose, coughing and choking from her blows.

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  • His body adjusted to the physical blows while his magic absorbed the purple lightning.

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  • Taran met her blows and then attacked without his brute force, instead assessing her ability to react.

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  • He reached Rissa and threw himself from his horse, keeping a hold of the reins as he smashed blows into one of the three facing her.

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  • We won't come to blows.

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  • Instinctive, powerful, and light-footed, he twirled the bo as if it was an extension of him, adapting to his opponent and absorbing any blows that fell to him without flinching.

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  • I slide off my seat looking out the port and the muzzle blast blows my hair back.

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  • Those were not the things that dealt fatal or even devastating blows to his inner man.

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  • It will all be over once the final whistle blows on Sunday 9th July.

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  • It suddenly fades out, wind blows, a storm brewing?

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  • breeze blows in the first cadence of the sunset call to prayer.

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  • chaff that the wind blows away.

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  • circuit breaker trips or the fuse blows call out the repair service.

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  • In cold weather, cold weather, cold air blows under the kitchen door.

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  • cruelest of blows.

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  • For example, ruptured eardrums, brain damage and injuries or even death from falls caused by blows.

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  • enslaved by man and endure his blows.

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  • As we moved slowly toward the blows a whale arched its back, showing a strongly falcate dorsal fin.

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  • fuse blows call out the repair service.

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  • gale blows across the fields and I can hardly stand up.

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  • Tim Payne suffered several blows to the head and left the field a little groggy under the guidance of the medical team.

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  • Snow blows through the olive groves, sifting against the tree roots.

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  • There is the red shirt and long black beard of Olivier, which blows as he stands, his broad-brimmed hat in his hand.

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  • hewn free standing blocks show the scars of repeated chisel blows where they were chiseled out of the rock face.

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  • It was shown that the energy imparted by the hammer blows had been insufficient to render the dogs insensible.

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  • knocking off people with more ease than the wind blows!

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  • lusty body blows which made Murphy hold.

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  • machete blows.

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  • muzzle blast blows my hair back.

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  • It's an ill wind that blows nobody any good.

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  • parry blows aimed specifically at them.

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  • This powerfully argued legal O pinion from one of Wales ' most respected barristers blows that claim right out of the water.

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  • pollinated by the wind, which blows male pollen to the female flowers.

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  • Every day the foreign policies of the Kremlin deal new blows to the world proletariat.

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  • His skull had been smashed by repeated blows from a heavy object, his head reduced to a bloody pulp.

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  • Seagoon: Throw this man out. [blows raspberry] Fx: door shuts Bloodnok: Seagoon.

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  • reddish tinge to some of his skin, where her blows landed on his face.

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  • referee blows for a free-kick which looked harsh.

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  • Suddenly the house resounded with heavy blows and the splintering of wood.

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  • sandstorm blows up and visibility is cut to near zero, the team decides radical measures are called for.

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  • He dealt about his blows with almost savage violence.

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  • Once finished the fighters may then taunt each other, but no blows may be struck in anger.

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  • Except perhaps for the reddish tinge to some of his skin, where her blows landed on his face.

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  • Her skirt blows up to show that she is wearing no undies.

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  • In cold weather, cold air blows under the kitchen door.

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  • whistle blows on Sunday 9th July.

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  • wind blows, a storm brewing?

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  • His prestige as a minister, already injured by these two blows, suffered further during the autumn and winter from the cattledriving agitation in Ireland, which he at first feebly criticized and finally strongly denounced, but which his refusal to utilize the Crimes Act made him powerless to stop by the processes of the "ordinary law"; and the scandal arising out of the theft of the Dublin crown jewels in the autumn of 1907 was a further blot on the Irish administration.

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  • In the following spring he fastened a quarrel upon Potidaea, a town in Chalcidice, which was attached by ancient bonds to Corinth, and in the campaign which followed Athenian and Corinthian troops came to blows.

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  • The north wind usually terminates with a thunderstorm or with a pampero, a cold south-west wind from the Andes which blows with great violence, causes a fall in temperature of 15° to 20°, and is most frequent from June to November - the southern winter and spring.

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  • In the Andean region, a dry, hot wind from the north or north-west, called the Zonda, blows with great intensity, especially in September - October, and causes much discomfort and suffering.

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  • Perhaps his energy would not have been sufficient to sustain him against these repeated blows of destiny if, in 1854, the accession to the viceroyalty of Egypt of his old friend, Said Pacha, had not given a new impulse to the ideas that had haunted him for the last twenty-two years concerning the Suez Canal.

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  • This all took place at Valarshapat, where Gregory, anxious to fix a site on which to build shrines for the relics of Ripsime and Gaiana, saw the Son of God come down in a sheen of light, the stars of heaven attending, and smite the earth with a golden hammer till the nether world resounded to his blows.

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  • If the wind blows into the mouth of a tube it causes an increase of pressure inside and also of course an equal increase in all closed vessels with which the mouth is in airtight communication.

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  • If it blows horizontally over the open end of a vertical tube it causes a decrease of pressure, but this fact is not of any practical use in anemometry, because the magnitude of the decrease depends on the wind striking the tube exactly at right angles to its axis, the most trifling departure from the true direction causing great variations in the magnitude.

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  • 1) utilizes the increased pressure in the open mouth of a straight tube facing the wind, and the decrease of pressure caused inside when the wind blows over a ring of small holes drilled through the metal of a vertical tube which is closed at the upper end.

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  • Elihu Thomson blows on the spark balls with a powerful jet of air.

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  • This hammer is arranged so that when the armature vibrates it gives little blows to the underside of the tube and shakes up the filings.

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  • By means of several adjusting screws the force and frequency of these blows can be exactly regulated.

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  • Battles became all but bloodless; diplomacy and tactics superseded feats of arms and hard blows in pitched fields.

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  • The democratic propaganda, which was permeating all the large towns of the peninsula, then led to the formation of numerous and powerful clubs and secret societies; and the throne of Victor Amadeus III., of the house of Savoy, soon began to totter under the blows delivered by the French troops at the mountain barriers of his kingdom and under the insidious assaults of the friends of liberty at Turin.

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  • Rarely affected by a cyclone, though within the influence of practically every one that blows in the Bay of Bengal, the Andamans are of the greatest importance because of the accurate information relating to the direction and intensity of storms which can be communicated from them better than from any other point in the bay, to the vast amount of shipping in this part of the Indian Ocean.

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  • It was found, naturally, that the rails would not rest in their chairs at the joints, but were loosened and bruised at the ends by the blows of the traffic. The fish-joint was therefore devised in 1847 by W.

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  • But according to the proverb of my country, ` where blessing can accomplish nothing, blows may avail.'

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  • and thus blows will avail where blessings and gentleness have been powerless."

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  • Rasun and Pekah directed their blows from the north, Philistia threatened the west flank, and the Edomites who drove out the Judaeans from Elath (on the Gulf of 'Akaba) were no doubt only taking their part in the concerted action.

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  • Assyria was rapidly decaying and Egypt had recovered from the blows of Assur-bani-pal (to which the Hebrew prophet Nahum alludes, iii.

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  • c. imported pottery found in the palace of Akhenaton at Tell elAmarna, some heavy blows had fallen on the island power.

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  • A wind of exceptional violence blows sometimes from the N.N.W.

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  • The horsemen were splendidly audacious in riding for long distances into the heart of a hostile country, without support, striking some terrific blows, and then returning rapidly beyond reach of pursuit.

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  • Externally, a Slavonic reaction came, and dealt heavy blows to the eastward advance of German civilization.

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  • The old Christian eschatology is set aside; no one has dealt such deadly blows to Chiliasm and Christian apocalypticism as Origen.

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  • Handing over the command to Soult, he hurried back to Paris to trample on the seeds of sedition and to overwhelm Austria by the blows which he showered upon her in the valley of the Danube.

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  • The coalitions, once so brittle as to break at the first strain, had now been hammered into solidity by his blows.

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  • But it was impossible that the rival Venetian and Genoese merchants, dwelling at close quarters in the Levant cities, should not come to blows.

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  • During the 18th century the War of the Austrian Succession and the Seven Years' War dealt heavy blows at the prosperity of the landgraviate, which was always loyal to the house of Austria.

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  • Rain is brought by the west wind; the north-west wind, which blows often, moderates the heat.

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  • It speaks well for the patriotic devotion and discipline of her commons that Athens, weakened by plague and military disasters, should have withstood for so long the blows of her numerous enemies from without, and the damage inflicted by traitors within her walls (see Antiphon, Theramenes).

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  • The ordinary rise and fall of the river is comparatively slight, but when the west wind blows steadily for a long time, or when Lake Ladoga sends down its vast accumulations of block-ice, inundations of a dangerous kind occur, as in 1777, 1824, 1879 and 1903.

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  • trade, which blows the greater part of the year.

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  • The wind from the north-west, known as the cers, blows with great violence, and the sea-breeze is often laden with pestilential effluvia from the lagoons.

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  • HELM WIND, a wind that under certain conditions blows over the escarpment of the Pennines, near Cross Fell from the eastward, when a helm (helmet) cloud covers the summit.

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  • The blower places the glass in the mould, closes the mould by pressing a lever with his foot, and either blows down the blowing iron or attaches it to a tube connected with a supply of compressed air.

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  • Recently, however, a well-known sugar maker in Germany has altered his battery in such manner that instead of having to open a large door below the cells in order to discharge them promptly, he opens a comparatively small valve and, applying compressed air at the top of the cell, blows the whole contents of spent slices up a pipe to the drying apparatus, thus saving not only a great deal of time but also a great deal of labour of a kind which is both arduous and painful, especially during cold weather.

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  • a steady and often strong wind blows from the south-south-east, which dies away later.

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  • The combined effect of these successive blows, aggravated by the long period of decentralizing policy from Taaffe to Badeni, is still felt in the Kaiserstadt.

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  • They were always ready to come to blows, and gave still more signal proofs of their enmity during the Sicilian War in behalf of the emperor Henry VI.

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  • The south-east trade-wind blows obliquely across the Atlantic Ocean until it reaches Brazil.

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  • " He rides through the air, He blows " (Wellhausen), would be a fit name for a god of wind and storm.

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  • The climate of the locality is better than that of the other districts of Berar; the hot wind which blows during the day in the summer months being succeeded at night by a cool breeze.

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  • Henri de Tourville, in his Histoire de la formation particulariste (1903), basing his argument on the Ynglinga Saga, interpreted in the light of " Social Science," reveals Odin, " the traveller," as a great " caravan-leader " and warrior, who, driven f rem Asgard - a trading city on the borders of the steppes east of the Don - by " the blows that Pompey aimed at Mithridates," brought to the north the arts and industries of the East.

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  • In vain Savonarola besought them to lay down their arms. When the church was finally stormed Savonarola was seen praying at the altar, and Fra Domenico, armed with an enormous candlestick, guarding him from the blows of the mob.

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  • These differences are due to the action of the north-westerly wind that blows over Japan from Siberia.

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  • When it is remembered that the punching tool was guided solely by the hand and eye, and that three or more blows of the mallet had to be struck for every dot, some conception may be formed of the patience and accuracy needed to produce these tiny protuberances in perfectly straight lines, at exactly equal intervals and of absolutely uniform size.

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  • The height of lift may be between 4 and 18 in., and the number of blows from 30 to over loo per minute.

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  • 14) blows about the equinox, and occasionally, in the winter months, with almost hurricane force for three days together; it is recorded to have caused the drowning of 600 persons in the harbour in 1555.

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  • again and again to check the Canadian advance by blows against their left front and left from the direction of the confluence of the Sensee and the Scheldt canal.

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  • But he was spared the necessity of coming to blows, for the leaders, finding the government in the hands of the national executive, had peaceably submitted to General Ovando.

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  • Blows were exchanged before war was formally declared.

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  • while in summer it not infrequently blows from the S.W.

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  • From its bracing qualities this wind, which blows in the summer, is known as the "Cape Doctor."

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  • factions, who had taken refuge in Ankole, could not agree even in their common exile, and nearly came to blows, but on the spur of threatened famine they agreed to combine and to take back Mwanga as their king and strike a blow for supremacy in Buganda.

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  • Throughout the dry or cool season the wind blows steadily and almost uninterruptedly (except for an hour or so forenoon and afternoon) from the south-east.

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  • For polished stonework the material was pecked by blows, ground with other stones, and smoothed with fine material.

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  • The upper die was then placed on the blank, and kept in position by means of a holder round which was placed a roll of lead to protect the hand of the operator while heavy blows were struck with a hammer.

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  • This avoided the necessity of readjusting the dies between blows, and ensured greater accuracy in the impression.

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  • In the west the climate is generally delightful, it being there greatly affected by the warm, dry " Chinook " wind which blows from the Pacific Ocean; to some extent the wind modifies the temperature nearly to the eastern border.

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  • Sand is thus blown or pumped from below the piles, which are thus easily lowered in ground which baffles all attempts to drive in piles by blows.

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  • They probably used long iron swords for dealing cutting blows, and from the size of the handles they must have been a race of large men (cf.

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  • The ballgame of the Mexicans, called tlachtli, was, like tennis, the pastime of princes and nobles; special courts were built for it, and the ball of india-rubber (perhaps the first object in which Europeans became acquainted with this valuable material) might not be touched by the hands, but was driven against the walls by blows of the knee or elbow, shoulder or buttock.

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  • - EXpOSed as it is in the upper part of the abdomen, and being somewhat friable, the human liver is often torn or ruptured by blows or kicks, and, the large blood-vessels being thus laid open, fatal haemorrhage 2.

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  • Among the prehistoric people are many female skeletons with a fractured right ulna sustained in warding off blows, and some of these women had died while still wearing splints.

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  • They take their name of tuco-tuco from their cry, which resembles the blows of a hammer on an anvil, and may be heard all day as the little rodents move in their burrows, generally formed in sandy soil.

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  • The Roman priest, in consecrating the water of the font for baptism, blows over it and signs it twice with the cross.

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  • In the rite of laying hands on an elect the bishop of the Armenian Paulicians blows three times in the face of the newly ordained.

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  • During January, February and a part of March the wind blows strongly from the S.

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  • He planned brutal practical jokes, in which blows had always a share.

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  • Piles made of steel concrete are driven into the ground with blows that would shatter the best of timber.

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  • The fact that a comparatively brittle material like concrete can be subjected not only to heavy loads but also to the jar and vibration from the blows of a heavy pile ram makes it appear as if its nature and properties had been changed by the steel reinforcement.

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  • The conquest of Hamburg by the Danes, and the death of John of England, were further blows to his cause.

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  • Clearly the mushy mixture of solid austenite and molten iron of which the metal in region 2 consists cannot cohere under either the blows or the pressure by means of which welding must be done.

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  • The hardness of the hardened chrome steel resists the burglar's drill, and the ductility of the wrought iron the blows of his sledge.

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  • At the end of the 18th century and the opening of the r9th the religious orders received a succession of blows in those countries in which they had survived the Reformation from which they have only in the present generation recovered.

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  • It is difficult, indeed, to blame the burghers for resisting the dubious reforming efforts of Hermann of Wied, archbishop from 1515 to 1546, inspired mainly by secular ambitions; but the expulsion of the Jews in 1414, and still more the exclusion, under Jesuit influence, of Protestants from the right to acquire citizenship, and from the magistracy, dealt severe blows at the prosperity of the place.

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  • to Prince von Blows resignation as chancellor, 1902 6

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  • Although related to each other, Louis and Frederick had come to blows before this event; they represented two rival houses, those of Wittelsbach and Habsburg, and the election only served to feed the flame of their antagonism.

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  • The Roman Catholics, while maintaining their religion, were willing enough to co-operate with them for this object; and Germany often saw the strange spectacle of princes rallying round the emperor for the defence of the church, and at the same time striking deadly blows at his political influence.

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  • Josephs brother and successor, Charles VI., also went on with it; and such were the blows inflicted on France by the victories of Blenheim, Ramillies and Malplaquet that the war Charles Vi.

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  • The same name is sometimes applied to a moist and not very hot, but yet oppressive, south-east wind which blows from time to time on the east coast.

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  • Aristides is engaged in a real contest; he strikes hard blows, and gives no quarter.

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  • In December, January and February, at Cairo, the north wind slightly predominates, though those from the south and west often nearly equal it, but after this the north blows almost continuously for the rest of theyear.

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  • Penalties in the New Kingdom were death (by starvation or self-inflicted), fines, beating with a certain number of blows so as to open a specified number of wounds on as, many different parts of the body (e.g.

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  • It shows no trace of grinding lines or attrition, nor yet of the blows of a hammer.

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  • Two heavy blows had now been inflicted on the followers of Osman Digna, and the road to Berber could have been opened, as General Graham and Brigadier-General Sir H.

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  • His first care after the war was, as far as possible, to enable the country to recover from the terrific blows by which it had been almost destroyed; and he was never, either before or after, seen to better advantage than in the measures he adopted for this end.

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  • The north-east wind is the most prevalent, and sometimes blows for months together.

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  • Strutt also gives an engraving, assigned by him to the 14th century, in which three hunters, one of whom blows a horn, are represented as unearthing a fox, which is pursued by a single hound.

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  • He altered the constitution in a more Liberal direction, and struck various blows at the Clerical party, among other things abolishing the concordat with Rome.

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  • From April to October a north or north-east wind blows upon the islands, beginning about lo A.M.

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  • They were simply ninety-five sledge-hammer blows directed against the most flagrant ecclesiastical abuse of the age.

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  • 2 The repeated blows of Assyria did not prevent the necessity of fresh expeditions, and later, Adad-Nirari III.

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  • Judah itself was next involved in an anti-Assyrian league (with Edom, Moab and Philistia), but apparently submitted in time; nevertheless a decade later (70r), after the change of dynasty in Assyria, it participated in a great but unsuccessful effort from Phoenicia to Philistia to shake off the yoke, and suffered disastrously.3 With the crushing blows upon Syria and Samaria the centre of interest moves southwards and the history is influenced by Assyria's rival Babylonia (under Marduk-baladan and his successors), by north Arabia and by Egypt.

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  • Unfortunately, there is very little evidence in the biblical history for the subsequent career of Samaria, but it is clear that the old Israel of the dynasties of Omri and Jehu received crushing blows.

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  • From May to September the wind blows from the N.W.

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  • The Bombay monsoon, after surmounting the Ghats, blows across the peninsula as a west and sometimes in places a north-west wind; but it leaves with very little rain a strip 100 to 200 m.

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  • A branch of the Bombay current blows pretty steadily through Rajputana to the Punjab, carrying some rain to the latter province.

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  • The caliph had him flogged, and compelled each of the twenty-seven to give him ten blows on the head with his fist.

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  • The "prophet" expired under the blows (850).

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  • Along the coast an on-shore breeze blows every summer day; in the evening it is replaced by a night-fog, and the cooler air draws down the mountain sides in opposition to its movement during the day.

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  • A great feature of summer is the inbat or north wind, which blows almost daily, often with the force of a gale, off the sea from noon till near sunset.

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  • From June to August the north west wind blows over the entire area; in September it retreats again as far as 16° N., south of which the winds are for a time variable.

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  • As he was not gifted with the qualifications of the orator, he seldom appeared at the tribune; but in the various committees he defended all forms of popular liberties, and at the same time delivered, in a series of powerful pamphlets, under the pseudonym of "Timon," the most formidable blows against tyranny and all political and administrative abuses.

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  • (5) Makkoth, "blows," on the number to be inflicted (Deut.

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  • In America the usual method is to roast ores or concentrates so that the matte yielded by either the reverberatory or cupola furnace will run from 45 to 50% in copper, and then to transfer to the Bessemer converter, which blows it up to 99%.

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  • The operation of raising a charge of so% matte to copper usually consists of two blows.

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  • Words led to blows.

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  • But they seem to be more " nominis umbrae " than real men; they serve the purpose of enabling the satirist to aim his blows at one particular object instead of declaiming at large.

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  • During the prayer the priest twice signs the water with the cross, and once blows upon it.

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  • The scheme, therefore, was to begin with a succession of outpost affrays along the whole line (which could be represented as a provocation suffered), and then to strike vigorous offensive blows (a) from Seres towards Salonika, (b) from Strumitsa and Radovishta against the Vardar at Krivolak and Gevgeli (Gyevgheli), (the link between the Serbian and Greek armies); and (c) a blow from the region of Kochana towards Egri Palanka.

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  • Between December and March a north wind blows, unfavourable to weak constitutions.

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  • As, moreover, the wings travel at a much higher speed than any wind that blows, they are superior to and control the wind; they enable the insect to dart through the wind in whatever direction it pleases.

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  • The Mersey estuary, being partly sheltered by Ireland and North Wales, does not serve as an inlet for modifying influences to the same extent as the Bristol Channel: and as the wind entering by it blows squarely against the slope of the Pennine Chain, it does not much affect the climate of the midland plain.

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  • The west end of a town receives the wind as it blows in fresh from the country at all seasons, and consequently the west end of an English town is with few exceptions the residential quarter, while smoke-producing industries are usually relegated to the east end.

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  • State after state went down before his blows, but the name and followers of Confucius were the chief obstacles in his way.

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  • The south-east monsoon blows from May to October, which is the dry season, and the west-north-west monsoon from December to March.

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  • For about 155 days in each year, Rumania suffers from the bitter north-east wind (trivets) which sweeps over south Russia; while a scorching west or southwest wind (austru) blows for about 126 days.

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  • At the beginning of the contest the advantages were decidedly on the side of Pompey, but the superior political tact of his rival, combined with extraordinary promptitude and decision in following up his blows, soon turned the scale against him.

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  • But the vikings were now showering such blows on the northern states that their unhappy monarchs could think of nothing but selfdefence.

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  • But though he might ward off blows from his own realm, he was helpless to aid Mercia or East Anglia, and still more the distant Northumbria.

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  • I-us supporters and those of Matilda were soon at blows all along the frontier of Normandy.

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  • Pressing her claims, Gloucester came to open blows with Philip in Flanders and Hainaut (1424).

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  • Warwick, with his policy of conciliation for the masses and hard blows for the magnates, was mainly responsible for this moderation.

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  • But it soon appeared that he was not the mono- prepared immediately to come to blows, and the p0 es.

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  • Then came rapidly a succession of blows at the supports by which the Tudor monarchy had been upheld.

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  • In America, the French settlers in Canada and the English settlers on the Atlantic coast were falling to blows for the possession of the vast territories drained, by the Ohio and its tributaries.

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  • Foes advancing through Asia Minor would have their march arrested, and their blows kept beyond striking distance, by the moat which the waters of the Bosporus, the Sea of Marmora and the Dardanelles combine to form.

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  • In summer the heat is tempered by the prevalence of a north-east wind that blows down the channel of the Bosporus.

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  • This is expressed on the Horologium of Andronicus Cyrrhestes, called the Temple or Tower of the Winds, at Athens, where Boreas is represented as a bearded man of stern aspect, thickly clad, and wearing strong buskins; he blows into a conch shell, which he holds in his hand as a sign of his tempestuous character.

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  • Administrators of the first rank, these men renovated the warlike power of France, and enabled her to deal those crushing blows which broke up the coalition.

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  • The south-east trade blows almost ceaselessly for ten months of the year.

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  • The fracture is perfectly conchoidal, so that blows with a hammer detach flakes which have convex, slightly undulating surfaces.

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  • She had also visions of another description: she was shown hell with its horrors, and the devil would sit upon her breviary, belabour her with blows, and fill her cell with imps.

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  • The helpless hands have only followed blows which a trained eye should have taught them to parry.

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  • The dry east wind known as the harmattan blows intermittently from December to March.

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  • This political victory of the aristocracy was merely the consummation of a slow subterranean revolution which by innumerable reiterated blows had sapped the structure of the body politic, and was about to transfer the people of Gaul from the Roman monarchical and administrative government to the sway of the feudal system.

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  • A man of action and not of cunning shifts, he succumbed on the 10th of July to the blows of his own government, which had passed from his hands into those of Robespierre, his ambitious and crafty rival.

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  • Intermarriages had not been uncommon between Frank and Visigoth, but they had rarely led to any other result than to subjct the Arian ladies who were sent from Spain, or the Catholic ladies who came from France, to blows and murder by their husbands and their husbands families.

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  • The elections of 1900 (when he was again returned, unopposed, for West Birmingham) turned upon the individuality of a single minister more than any since the days of Mr Gladstone's ascendancy, and Mr Chamberlain, never conspicuous for inclination to turn his other cheek to the smiter,was not slow to return the blows with interest.

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  • His satire is incisive, but in a scholarly and humanistic way; it does not appeal to popular passions with the fierce directness which enabled the master of Catholic satire, Thomas Murner, to inflict such telling blows.

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  • His skull had been smashed by repeated blows from a heavy object, his head reduced to a bloody pulp.

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  • Seagoon: Throw this man out. [blows raspberry] Fx: door shuts Bloodnok: Seagoon.

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  • Except perhaps for the reddish tinge to some of his skin, where her blows landed on his face.

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  • The ball hits his arm and the referee blows for a free-kick which looked harsh.

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  • Suddenly the house resounded with heavy blows and the splintering of wood.

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  • When a sandstorm blows up and visibility is cut to near zero, the team decides radical measures are called for.

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  • He dealt about his blows with almost savage violence.

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  • The chill, autumn wind blows a few, shriveled leaves around the desolation.

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  • The flatness problem vanishes because the huge expansion blows the universe up so much that it smooths out irregularities.

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  • Once finished the fighters may then taunt each other, but no blows may be struck in anger.

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  • Her skirt blows up to show that she is wearing no undies.

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  • Chair back cushions are buffeted by every wind that blows, and periodic summer rains run from the top of the cushion down, creating a greater opportunity for taking on moisture through the seams, with the resulting risk of mold and mildew.

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  • It blows up quickly and easily using a 230-volt pump and comes in five attractive colors.

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  • The wind always blows, the water flows and the sun always shines.

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  • These large turbines are high into the air where the blades turn when the wind blows.

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  • For wind power to be a practical energy solution, the area must have a steady supply of non-turbulent wind that blows straight.

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  • As long as the wind blows, you have a source of power that does not pollute the environment.

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  • However, alternative energy sources like solar and wind power will last as long as the sun shines and the wind blows.

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  • The compressed air atomizes and cools the water droplets, and blows them into the air.

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  • This is a good style for women who want to avoid fussing with a jacket that slips off or blows open in the wind.

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  • Try placing 40 birthday candles around the cake in a fun design and snapping a photo of the birthday person just as he or she blows them out.

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  • Placement of extra padding, especially in the legs and hips, will help soften the blows received by tackles and falls.

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  • Wind blows through the infected trees, and spreads spores onto new maple trees.

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  • To use one , a guitarist sets the dial to the right note and blows into it.

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  • It draws cooler air into the fireplace, warms it and blows it out the side vents.

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  • Most models feature thermostat control and an automated fan that blows the warmed air throughout the space.

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  • Wear your stretch jeans with a winter vest and boots when the wind blows.

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  • The machine blows pressurized air into the mouth through a mask worn by the sleeper.

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  • The machine blows air at a pressure prescribed by a sleep physician or other doctor.

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  • The machine blows air into your nose at a specific pressure in order to keep your airways open.

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  • They've captured Sean Connery's look perfectly, and he even has that odd, shoot from the waist method that blows me away every time he actually hits someone.

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  • Other combo abilities are available later in the game that will give you stronger attacks or combine some kind of energy blast along to enhance your slashing or hacking blows.

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  • It didn't arrive on the market with the same kind of fanfare as the latest instalment of Resident Evil, but this horror game arguably blows Jill Valentine and crew clear out of the water.

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  • This blows away the PS2's single processing 128-bit CPU that runs at a 294.912 MHz.

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  • Maybe in the next decade we will see something that blows our minds, like Tennis for Two did in the 50s.

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  • They both give off heat, the stove is obvious and the refrigerator less so, remember the fridge has an electric motor to power the refrigeration unit and this blows out warm air from the bottom.

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  • Convection: The body loses heat when cold blows against it, such as the wind blowing across any exposed body part.

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  • Air conditioner: The unit is located on the roof and blows air into the camper either from a portable generator providing the power or from a gas powered cooling source.

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  • Blows to the chest, abdomen, or head with a blunt instrument (e.g. a football or a fist) can cause contusions.

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  • The Heimlich maneuver is not performed on infants under one year of age; rather, a series of back blows and chest thrusts are used to attempt to dislodge the foreign object.

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  • Boxers suffer repeated blows to the face and occasional knockouts (traumatic brain injury).

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  • Instead, a series of back blows and chest thrusts are used.

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  • Using the heel of the other hand, the rescuer administers five rapid blows to the infant's back between the shoulder blades.

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  • After administering the back blows, the rescuer sandwiches the infant between his or her arms and turns the infant over so that the infant is lying face up supported by the opposite arm.

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  • This series of back blows and chest thrusts is alternated until the foreign object is expelled.

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  • A concussion can result from even minor blows to the head.

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  • Other significant causes include falls, collisions, or blows due to bicycling, horseback riding, skiing, and soccer.

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  • Multiple blows to the head can cause punch-drunk syndrome or dementia pugilistica, as evidenced by Muhammad Ali, whose Parkinson's is a result of his career in the ring.

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  • The peak flow meter measures the child's airflow when he or she blows into it quickly and forcefully.

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  • Try to push your wavy band back and scrunch it into the curls as it blows dry.

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  • In other words, hold your hair taunt with one hand, while using the other to maneuver the head of the blow dryer so that the air blows down the shaft, no up.

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  • Purchasing the very first sun shade you find might just leave you with a flimsy shelter that blows over with the first strong breeze.

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  • This is the area where Speedo blows the competition away.

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  • This child-sized push-along mower blows bubbles instead of cutting the grass.

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  • Like the Bubble Mower it blows bubbles while being pushed.

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  • The more you concentrate on the fan, the harder it blows.

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  • An infrared portable heater transmits heat into a room but rather than exposing the room to direct infrared light, it collects the heat that's produced and blows it into the room.

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  • The three thin red stripes are said to represent the blows from whips that Jesus received on the cross; or, they stand for the Holy Trinity: Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.

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  • Just then, a cold wind blows through the greenhouse and Frosty comes back to life.

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  • Despite the fact that the stone is one of the hardest known substances on the planet, its very rigidity makes it brittle and easily cracked under sharp blows.

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  • While other rings may withstand some rough activities, silver rings should be immediately removed when engaging in housework, cleaning, sports, or other actions that could involve accidental blows or force applied to the ring.

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  • Although you seldom own up to a mistake, you have enough sense to lie low until the storm blows over.

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  • As the little elephant blows butterflies out of her trunk, children try to catch them with a net.

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  • As the little elephant blows butterflies out of her trunk, children try to catch them with a net.

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  • Rex suffered further blows as first Tony and later Roman Brady also became victims of the Salem Stalker.

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  • Addison's ex-sister-in-law, Dr. Amelia Shepard, blows into town.

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  • Derek's estranged wife, Addison (Kate Walsh) blows into town, and they get back together.

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  • Just as you might guess, airbrush art is created using paint and a compressor which "blows" the paint onto the surface.

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  • But when a business fails, it can be traumatic, dealing heavy body blows to entrepreneurial pride.

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  • Blown-glass beads: A tube is covered with molten glass and the bead maker blows into the tube and turns it over a heat source to make the bead the required size and shape.

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  • Deville was battling a severe drug and alcohol addiction, and at the 1991 Video Music Awards he and Michaels came to blows after DeVille ruined Poison's performance.

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  • She and Daniella almost came to blows in one argument.

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  • When the couple finds out they are having a baby they decide to move in together, much to the chagrin of Amber's parents, who don't approve of Gary.While Amber prepares the baby's nursery Gary blows money on expensive video games.

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  • Fortunately Ripley's feminine machismo wins the day, as she blows the queen out the airlock.

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  • In the 1991 Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah, Godzilla blows away King Ghidorah's middle head, but that doesn't keep him down.

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  • In a later Twitter Tracker segment, a bird approaches with a bazooka and blows up the letters in an explosion worthy of a Schwarzenegger movie, and then finishes off with an innocuous chirp that even cracks up the host.

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  • Check the helmet thoroughly for obvious cracks, and also for micro-fissures that may come from blows that were crushing.

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

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  • Jule grunted at the first few blows that fell harder than any mortal could strike.

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  • She braced herself for the blows before recalling he'd never struck her full force.

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  • In the Andean region, a dry, hot wind from the north or north-west, called the Zonda, blows with great intensity, especially in September - October, and causes much discomfort and suffering.

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  • This hammer is arranged so that when the armature vibrates it gives little blows to the underside of the tube and shakes up the filings.

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  • Assyria was rapidly decaying and Egypt had recovered from the blows of Assur-bani-pal (to which the Hebrew prophet Nahum alludes, iii.

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  • The south-east trade-wind blows obliquely across the Atlantic Ocean until it reaches Brazil.

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  • The climate of the locality is better than that of the other districts of Berar; the hot wind which blows during the day in the summer months being succeeded at night by a cool breeze.

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  • In vain Savonarola besought them to lay down their arms. When the church was finally stormed Savonarola was seen praying at the altar, and Fra Domenico, armed with an enormous candlestick, guarding him from the blows of the mob.

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  • These differences are due to the action of the north-westerly wind that blows over Japan from Siberia.

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  • The peasants say that a cold wind blows in late spring because the oaks are budding, and really every spring cold winds do blow when the oak is budding.

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  • In the streets, around carts that were to take some of the wounded away, shouts, curses, and blows could be heard.

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  • From one open shop came the sound of blows and vituperation, and just as the officer came up to it a man in a gray coat with a shaven head was flung out violently.

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  • During the 18th century the War of the Austrian Succession and the Seven Years' War dealt heavy blows at the prosperity of the landgraviate, which was always loyal to the house of Austria.

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  • Henri de Tourville, in his Histoire de la formation particulariste (1903), basing his argument on the Ynglinga Saga, interpreted in the light of " Social Science," reveals Odin, " the traveller," as a great " caravan-leader " and warrior, who, driven f rem Asgard - a trading city on the borders of the steppes east of the Don - by " the blows that Pompey aimed at Mithridates," brought to the north the arts and industries of the East.

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  • Rain is brought by the west wind; the north-west wind, which blows often, moderates the heat.

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  • Though it is now dark, the wind still blows and roars in the wood, the waves still dash, and some creatures lull the rest with their notes.

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  • The ordinary rise and fall of the river is comparatively slight, but when the west wind blows steadily for a long time, or when Lake Ladoga sends down its vast accumulations of block-ice, inundations of a dangerous kind occur, as in 1777, 1824, 1879 and 1903.

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  • HELM WIND, a wind that under certain conditions blows over the escarpment of the Pennines, near Cross Fell from the eastward, when a helm (helmet) cloud covers the summit.

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  • However that may be, I was struck by the peculiar toughness of the steel which bore so many violent blows without being worn out.

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  • In the midst of the song cries were heard, and fighting and blows in the passage and porch.

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  • Tikhon with equal accuracy would split logs with blows at arm's length, or holding the head of the ax would cut thin little pegs or carve spoons.

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  • He caused the relay in series with the sensitive tube to set in action not only a telegraphic instrument but also the electromagnetic tapper, which was arranged so as to administer light blows on the under side of the sensitive tube when the latter passed into the conductive condition.

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  • The wind from the north-west, known as the cers, blows with great violence, and the sea-breeze is often laden with pestilential effluvia from the lagoons.

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  • 14) blows about the equinox, and occasionally, in the winter months, with almost hurricane force for three days together; it is recorded to have caused the drowning of 600 persons in the harbour in 1555.

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  • He caused the relay in series with the sensitive tube to set in action not only a telegraphic instrument but also the electromagnetic tapper, which was arranged so as to administer light blows on the under side of the sensitive tube when the latter passed into the conductive condition.

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  • The height of lift may be between 4 and 18 in., and the number of blows from 30 to over loo per minute.

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  • When it is remembered that the punching tool was guided solely by the hand and eye, and that three or more blows of the mallet had to be struck for every dot, some conception may be formed of the patience and accuracy needed to produce these tiny protuberances in perfectly straight lines, at exactly equal intervals and of absolutely uniform size.

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