How to use Born in a sentence

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  • You said you were born here.

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  • The accent says otherwise, but I was born in New York.

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  • I was born in America, and Mr. Anagnos was born in Greece.

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  • Lucy and Dora and Charles were born in China.

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  • She was born with a tumor.

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  • Sharon was born shortly after my husband remarried.

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  • Buonaparte was born with a silver spoon in his mouth.

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  • Born to betray any master he served.

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  • Others are being born and there are plenty of them as it is.

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  • I was born on June 27, 1880, in Tuscumbia, a little town of northern Alabama.

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  • Destiny was born less than a week after Josh died.

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  • Oh, they swarm; the sun is too warm there; they are born too far into life for me.

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  • Perhaps his offer of help was born of guilt.

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  • She died when Tammy was born, didn't she?

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  • Since his current office was directly across from their bedroom, it seemed a better place for babies that Alex said could be born early.

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  • More than likely it was born of self-preservation.

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  • There was the customary group of tourists with names like Bud and Ethel and Elmer and Clara— names not assigned to anyone born after World War II.

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  • With all the foals born on your place, is this the first time you have been able to watch?

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  • You've never seen a foal born before?

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  • His father died shortly after Alex was born, so I never met either of them.

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  • You remember being born here and everything?

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  • The disturbing thing to realize is we would have been those people had we been born in those times.

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  • Such an eye was not born when the bird was, but is coeval with the sky it reflects.

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  • You will become the Grey God, who you were born to be, the Watcher told him.

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  • What a complicated situation Alex had been born into.

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  • If Lori hadn't admitted that she loved Alex the day Destiny was born, the idea that the two of them were romantically involved probably wouldn't have crossed her mind.

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  • They were happy with each other, and whatever Destiny might have been born, she was a Barnett now.

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  • Dandy was the first colt born on their ranch.

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  • Our father was second born, as was his father before him.

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  • You could ask it, "What is the number of presidents of the United States born on Friday who have older sisters, multiplied by the number of wars lost by Bolivia?" and it could instantly give you an answer.

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  • This is the life he was born for.

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  • After all, Jennifer was born in Ouray and was connected to the disputed land.

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  • Selyn. My daughter, a hatchling born by an Immortal blood monkey.

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  • It was a good sign that the foal would be born soon.

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  • So far, she hadn't been there to witness any of her foals being born yet.

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  • They sure didn't cremate the woman, naked as the day she was born, holding on to a fountain pen!

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  • Were you born this way?

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  • She said that Maud was born deaf and lost her sight when she was only three months old, and that when she went to the Institution a few weeks ago, she was quite helpless.

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  • I was not born to be forced.

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  • And why are children born to such men as you?

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  • She fought with tenacity born of desperation.

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  • Gabriel's intense hatred was born of intense love and pain, and he'd clearly never made up his mind about her in the time they were together.

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  • A born warrior, he earned his way out by honing his dealmaking skills.

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  • Rhyn considered the words born of desperation.

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  • Katie was born about seven years after me.

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  • All wolves are governed by the ruling pack into which I was born.

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  • All werewolves are born, not turned.

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  • Francis Osborne, 5th duke of Leeds (1751-1799), was born on the 29th of January 1751 and was educated at Westminster school and at Christ Church, Oxford.

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  • It will be regarded as a human right—a dividend for being born a human being, your share of the inheritance that all the prior generations accumulated.

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  • Their son, Charles Adams, was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts, and moved to Helena, Arkansas.

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  • Laura Bridgman was born at Hanover, New Hampshire, December 21, 1829; so she was almost eight years old when Dr. Howe began his experiments with her.

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  • It is true that a teacher with ten times Miss Sullivan's genius could not have made a pupil so remarkable as Helen Keller out of a child born dull and mentally deficient.

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  • A bass voice (Pierre was still blindfolded) questioned him as to who he was, when and where he was born, and so on.

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  • Yes... I just wanted to let you know that the twins were born this morning.

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  • Probably not, but she was born and raised here - and her parents are buried here.

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  • Howie was a natural born follower and damaged goods.

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  • You think born again Saint Willard the Redeemed One might have been involved?

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  • Even the fact that she was born in a town where he owned land is coincidence enough.

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  • The fact that Lori said she didn't want Destiny when she was born didn't mean that she wasn't feeling bad about it now.

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  • The biggest animal I've ever seen born was a goat, and it wasn't much bigger than a cat.

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  • I don't remember being born, but I mean, I grew up in Indiana and moved to Atlanta for college and stayed after I graduated.

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  • She was the first Ancient's mate born and should've been Kris's mate, if she hadn't first promised herself to the Dark One.

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

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  • You were born a werewolf?

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  • That's right, you were born strong, weren't you?

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  • Lori's desire wasn't born of love.

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  • It was born of lust.

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  • Follen, was born at Romrod in Hesse-Darmstadt, on the 5th of September 1795.

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  • St Francis, the first child of this union, was born in August 1567 when his mother was in her fifteenth year.

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  • No policy could have been less far-sighted; for Charles V., joint heir to Austria, Burgundy, Castile and Aragon, the future overwhelming rival of France, was already born.

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  • A son of William Thistlewood, and born at Tupholme in Lincolnshire, young Thistlewood passed his early years in a desultory fashion; he became a soldier and visited France and America, imbibing republican opinions abroad and running into debt at home.

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  • Another still later myth, which occurs in the epic poems, makes Brahma be born from a lotus which grew out of the navel of the god Vishnu whilst floating on the primordial waters.

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  • St Ambrose, one of the greatest sons of Trier, was born here about 340.

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  • He was born at Rome while his father was cardinal, and on the latter's elevation to the papacy (1492) he was created archbishop of Valencia, and a year later cardinal.

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  • Long ago Westergaard, Rhys Davids and Ernst Kuhn,' had made the same suggestion, mainly on historical grounds, Mahinda, who took the texts to Ceylon, having been born at Vedisa in that district.

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  • It has been assumed on the strength of a passage in Capitolinus that Aurelius married Faustina in 146, but the passage is not clear, and other evidence points strongly to 140; at all events it seems certain that a daughter was born to him in 140.

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  • In Henley Street, close by, is the house in which the poet was born, greatly altered in external appearance, being actually two halftimbered cottages connected.

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  • Born at Ansbach on the 28th of March 1522, he lost his father in 1527 and came under the guardianship of his uncle George, prince of Ansbach, a strong adherent of the reformed doctrines.

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  • Finally a clause said that "no person born out of the kingdoms of England, Scotland or Ireland, or the dominions thereunto belonging (although he be naturalized or made a denizen) except such as are born of English parents, shall be capable to be of the Privy Council, or a member of either House of Parliament, or enjoy any office or place of trust, either civil or military, or to have any grant of lands, tenements or hereditaments from the Crown to himself, or to any other or others in trust for him."

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  • Thus it befell that, of the chiefs of the Howards born since the great Mowbray alliance, two had died by the axe and one in the prison from which a fourth had hardly escaped.

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  • Of his earlier life it was said that he was born in Egypt of Levite parents, and when the Pharaoh commanded that every new-born male child of the Hebrews should be killed, he was put into a chest and cast upon the Nile.

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  • If the Norman was a born soldier, he was also a born lawyer.

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  • Prince Gorchakov, Alexander Mikhailovich (1798-1883), Russian statesman, cousin of Princes Petr and Mikhail Gorchakov, was born on the 16th of July 1798, and was educated at the lyceum of Tsarskoye Selo, where he had the poet Pushkin as a school-fellow.

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  • The statement generally made that the chronicler was born at Fordoun (Kincardineshire) has not been supported by any direct evidence.

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  • He was born at his mother's castle of Xavier or Xavero, at the foot of the Pyrenees and close to the little town of Sanguesa, on the 7th of April 1506, according to a family register, though his earlier biographers fix his birth in 1497.

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  • The historian was born at Putney, Surrey, April 27 (Old Style), 1737.

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  • This would fix the date of his death in 738; and, as Alcuin tells us he was eighty-one years old when he died, it may be inferred that he was born in 657 - a theory on which all the dates given above are based, though it must be added that they are substantially confirmed by the incidental notices of Bede.

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  • We are all discoverers in one sense, being born quite ignorant of all things; but I hardly think that is what she meant.

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  • Science and faith together led him to try to make his way into the soul which he believed was born in Laura Bridgman as in every other human being.

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  • When told recently that Hungarians were born musicians, she asked in surprise, "Do they sing when they are born?"

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  • She said they were both supportive of her when Alex was born.

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  • We didn't have Jonathan when he was an infant, and there was so much sadness at the time Destiny was born.

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  • She died when Tammy was born.

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  • They had moved the antique furniture out of her old downstairs room and put it upstairs months before he was born.

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  • No. It was far too long ago; before I was born.

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  • Her plan didn't just happen when I was born.

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  • You said he knew you planned to leave after the baby was born.

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  • The Great Pyrenees dog had adopted the buffalo calves shortly after they were born.

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  • Jade shook his head, feeling as if madness born of desperation were creeping into his mind with the pain.

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  • I'm like some poor farm girl, barefoot as the day I was born.

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  • She managed to keep her pregnancy secret until an abortion was out of the question and Donnie was born.

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  • He's never even mentioned where he was born!

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  • His folks were there when I was born and they're like second parents to me, but I'm not going to marry Josh because I'm lonely and poor.

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  • I've been taking care of you since you were born.

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  • Renewed with courage born of desperation, she met his gaze steadily.

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  • Everyone assumes I was born into this class.

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  • Lana yielded without any sign of hesitation, returning his kisses with timidity born of both inexperience and hunger.

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  • In fact, she was finding she knew nothing of the class she was born into.

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  • I'm better off as demon fodder.  I was doomed when I was born a half-demon.

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  • You should get used to it, though, Pops.  What'll you do when your daughter is born?

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  • Kris heard what Kiki didn't say, that only Andre had been able to keep the Council together after their father's death.  The six headstrong brothers of the Council That Was Seven had respected Andre, who was an adult when the rest of the brothers were born.

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  • I was born, wandered the Immortal world for the first few years.

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  • I was born and raised in the same place.  I lived a sheltered life.  Never left.  That's about it.

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  • Katie knows it.  I know it.  I'm ready for my fate.  Do what you were born to do, Rhyn, and don't think twice about me.

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  • You never should've been born, Rhyn!  You should've been strangled the moment you hatched!

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  • Although Hunter had been born in North Carolina—on 16 acres of red mud, as he described it—he'd moved to Norfolk in high school and never left.

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  • Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds had three girls, Joan, Mary and Alice – in that order and each born two years after the other, more or less.

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  • Her guilt wasn't born of marrying a man with money, though.

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  • She'd change her mind after it was born.

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  • You'll have plenty of opportunities to hold babies after the twins are born.

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  • Were you here when she was born.

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  • She was born about an hour ago, and yes, I was here when it happened.

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  • I was born and brought up in these wild Arkansas hills.

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  • When the baby was born, they could do a DNA test, but would their relationship be destroyed by then?

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  • Alex would come around when the baby was born.

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  • When the baby girl was finally born, Lori shocked them all.

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  • No. I was going to leave after the baby was born anyway.

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  • Some said that babies recognized their mother's voice when they were first born because they had listened to them in the womb.

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  • I'm not some lower born peasant.

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  • Were the gardens where he was born and the beach where he played as a child still there?

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  • One eye still glowed gold, the telltale sign of those born into the White God's family.

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  • He and Damian were born here, and their worlds had fallen apart here.

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  • Damian's son would be the first White God born outside of the immortal world, and not even Jule dared to guess what that would mean for the White God's power.

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  • Darian was born in the immortal world.

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  • He was twenty years older than me, born into his position.

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  • Jonny was born a god-slayer, the only creature that could take the place of a Black God.

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  • The woman not only had a book - -it was in the tongue of the land where he was born!

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  • Three lambs had been born this spring.

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  • He was born and raised in Texas.

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  • To make matters worse, today was the fifth anniversary of the day Alexia was born – and died.

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  • Another longhorn had been born in their absence.

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  • Only the tiniest shred of doubt remained in her mind, and that was probably born of wishful thinking, not logic.

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  • Born to a wealthy merchant family, she'd been disowned when it became known what kind of deformed child she bore.

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  • It gave him some level of confidence that her warning was one born of necessity, not idle speculation.

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  • Yes. My father kicked us out soon after I was born.

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  • Some humans are born with unique, supernatural talents.

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  • Xander is the Original Vampire, the only one born as a vampire and not made into one.

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  • Then I was born.

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  • In exchange, she would help me seek revenge against those who cast us out after I was born.

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  • Born in 1237, Bohemund VI.

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  • He was born in Ireland in the eighteenth century.

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  • In order to prevent youthful unchastity, marriages are contracted between children of eight years old, the girl being brought home to live with the lad at his parents' home till a child is born, when a separate dwelling is provided for the youthful couple.

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  • He travelled into Spain and France, and finally returned to Padua, and at Sacco on the 30th of October 1576 his youngest son, Enrico Caterino, was born.

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  • Her husband, though he afterwards deteriorated, seems at that time to have been neither better nor worse than the Berrichon squires around him, and the first years of her married life, during which her son Maurice and her daughter Solange were born, except for lovers' quarrels, were passed in peace and quietness, though signs were not wanting of the coming storm.

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  • William Stevenson was born at Hunwick, Durham, matriculated in 1546, took his M.A.

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  • He wrote a pitiful reply to his father, offering to renounce the succession in favour of his baby half-brother Peter, who had been born the day after the princess Charlotte's funeral.

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  • Of the inhabitants born in the United States 61,508 were natives of Virginia, 40,301 of Ohio, 28,927 of Pennsylvania and 10,867 of Kentucky; and of the foreign-born there were 6J37 Germans, 334 2 Irish, 2921 Italians and 2622 English.

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  • Edward, prince of Wales, was born on the 13th of October 1453 and baptized by Waynflete the next day.

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  • A memorial in Church Square commemorates the Franklin expedition to the discovery of the North-West Passage, and in particular Captain Francis Crozier, who was born at Banbridge in 1796 and served on the expedition.

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  • The monster which was born was shut up in the Labyrinth.

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  • He was a born adventurer, going to sea at the age of 17 and serving before the mast as A.B.

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  • George Rogers Clark was born near Monticello.

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  • In the province of Cagliari 2 9.99% of the recruits born in 1862 were under 5 ft.

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  • He was afterwards appointed the prince's envoy at Paris, where he remained till the decree of Napoleon, forbidding all persons born on the left side of the Rhine to serve any other state than France, compelled him to resign his office (IS'I).

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  • In 1651 a son was born to him, who died in childhood, and on the 16th of January 1652, another son, named after himself, who was his heir.

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  • It was at Naissus that Constantine the Great was born in A.D.

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  • Mahommed Abdul Mouneim, the heir-apparent, was born on the 10th of February 1899.

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  • The house where he was born is still shown, and a metairie about 3 m.

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  • He was born in 1225 or 1227, at Roccasecca, the castle of his father Landulf, count of Aquino, in the territories of Naples.

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  • Pop. (1900) 12,681, of whom 4296 were foreign born; (estimated 1906) 14,085.

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  • Born on the 25th of August 1530, he was proclaimed grand duke on the death of his father (1533), and took the government into his own hands in 1544, being then fourteen years old.

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  • He must have been born before 485-484, in which years his father was ostracized.

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  • The newly born son of Philip by Cleopatra, and Alexander's cousin Amyntas, were put to death, and Alexander took up the interrupted work of his father.

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  • In due course Alexander was born, and Philip's suspicions were overcome by a second appearance of the dragon, which was held to prove the divine fatherhood.

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  • A monument was erected in 1873 to the poet Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787-1862), who was born and is buried here, and another, in 1881, to the poet Johann Christian Friedrich Hdlderlin (1770-1843).

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  • Having circulated a prophecy that the son of Apollo was to be born again, he contrived that there should be found in the foundations of the temple to Aesculapius, then in course of construction at Abonouteichos, an egg in which a small live snake had been placed.

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  • William Lithgow (1582-1645), the traveller, William Smellie (1697-1763), the obstetrician and Gavin Hamilton (1730-1797), the painter, were born at Lanark.

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  • Braxfield, on the Clyde, gave the title of Lord Braxfield to Robert Macqueen (1722-1799), who was born in the mansion and acquired on the bench the character of the Scottish Jeffreys.

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  • It is remarkable for its fine tower and chime of bells, and contains the splendid allegorical monument of William the Silent, executed by Hendrik de Keyser and his son Pieter about 1621, and the tomb of Hugo Grotius, born in Delft in 1583, whose statue, erected in 1886, stands in the market-place outside the church.

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  • The Old Church, founded in the 11th century, but in its present form dating from 1476, contains the monuments of two famous admirals of the 17th century, Martin van Tromp and Piet Hein, as well as the tomb of the naturalist Leeuwenhoek, born at Delft in 1632.

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  • Flechier, Esprit (1632-1710), French preacher and author, bishop of Nimes, was born at Pernes, department of Vaucluse, on the 10th of June 1632.

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  • The Gothic chapel contains the remains of the emperor Maximilian I., who was born here in 1459.

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  • It was during the first Fronde that she lived at the Hotel de Ville and took the city of Paris as god-mother for the child born to her there.

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  • He was succeeded by his son, George Arthur Maurice Hamilton-Gordon, born Jan.

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  • Alexander's eldest son (Alexander, sixth of Merchiston) was born in 1513, and fell at the battle of Pinkie in 1547.

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  • In 1549 Archibald Napier, at the early age of about fifteen, married Janet, daughter of Francis Bothwell, and in the following year John Napier was born.

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  • As already stated, John Napier was born in 1550, the year in which the Reformation in Scotland may be said to have commenced.

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  • The first newspaper, The 1 Emma Hart was born in Berlin, Connecticut, became a teacher in 1803, and in 1809 married Dr John Willard of Middlebury.

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  • Born on the 25th of July 975 he was educated at Quedlinburg and at Magdeburg and became provost of Walbeck in 1002 and bishop of Merseburg seven years later.

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  • Prince Alexander, who was born on the 5th of April 1857, was nephew of the tsar Alexander II., who had married a sister of Prince Alexander of Hesse; his mother, a daughter of Count Moritz von Hauke, had been lady-in-waiting to the tsaritsa.

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  • His eldest son, Eilhard Ernst Gustav, born at Berlin on the 1st of August 1852, became professor of physics at Erlangen in 1886, and his younger son, Alfred, born at Berlin on the 18th of July 1856, was appointed to the extraordinary professorship of Egyptology at Bonn in 1892.

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  • Tradition derives the name from Aegina, the mother of Aeacus, who was born in and ruled the island.

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  • Marsupials may be defined as viviparous (that is non-egglaying) mammals, in which the young are born in an imperfect condition, and almost immediately attached to the teats of the mammary glands; the latter being generally enclosed in a pouch, and the front edge of the pelvis being always furnished with epipubic or "marsupial" bones.

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  • Whether a pouch is present or not, the young are born in an exceedingly imperfect state of development, after a very short period of gestation, and are immediately transferred by the female parent to the teats, where they remain firmly attached for a considerable time; the milk being injected into their mouths at intervals by means of a special muscle which compresses the glands.

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  • Haldane (q.v.), was born in London on the 28th of February 1764.

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  • But a son Charles, called, as heir of Navarre, prince of Viana, had been born of the marriage.

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  • There was, therefore, a residue of 9% of illiterates, most of whom were not born in Australia.

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  • When born, the Australian baby is of 'a much` lighter colour than its parents and remains so for about a week.

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  • During the Burgundian period it was the residence of Margaret of York, widow of Charles the Bold; and the pretender Perkin Warbeck, whom she championed, if not born there, was the reputed son of a Jew of Tournai.

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  • Of the inhabitants born in the United States, 19,974 were natives of New York, 9675 were natives of New Hampshire and 9111 were natives of Massachusetts.

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  • He was born at Hanover on the 10th of March 1772.

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  • HiS Son, Frederick William Seward, was born in Auburn, New York, on the 8th of July 1830, graduated at Union College in 1849 and was admitted to the bar at Rochester, N.Y., in 185x.

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  • Oliver was born on the 25th of April 1599, was educated under Dr Thomas Beard, a fervent puritan, at the free school at Huntingdon, and on the 23rd of April 1616 matriculated as a fellow-commoner at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, then a hotbed of puritanism, subsequently studying law in London.

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  • Nonnus, the Greek poet, was born at Panopolis at the end of the 4th century.

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  • Fichte, was born at Jena on the 18th of July 1797.

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  • His master usually found him a slave-girl as wife (the children were then born slaves), often set him up in a house (with farm or business) and simply took an annual rent of him.

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  • Montegut, Jean Baptiste Joseph Emile (1825-1895), French critic, was born at Limoges on the 14th of June 1825.

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  • Lodovico Ariosto, the poet (1474-1533), was born in Reggio, and his father's house is still preserved.

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  • The poet William Cowper was born in the rectory in 1731.

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  • His father, Alphonso Taft (1810-1891), born in Townshend, Vermont, graduated at Yale College in 1833, became a tutor there, studied law at the Yale Law School, was admitted to the Connecticut bar in 1838, removed to Cincinnati in 1839, and became one of the most influential citizens of Ohio.

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  • Power by its very nature belongs to no one man but to a multitude of men; and the reason is obvious, since all men are born equal.

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  • Benedict, Die Gudrunsage in der neueren Literatur (1902.) '[[Guebriant, Jean Baptiste Budes,' Comte De]] (1602-1643), marshal of France, was born at Plessis-Budes, near St Brieuc, of an old Breton family.

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  • From then till her death in 30, her son, born in 47, and asserted by Cleopatra to be the child of Julius Caesar, was associated officially with her as Ptolemy XiV.

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  • He was born probably at Eliock in Dumfriesshire in 1560, and when ten years old was sent to St Salvator's College, St Andrews, where he took his B.A.

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  • Born in Edinburgh on the 28th of January 1784, he lost his father in 1791 and his mother in 1795; and as his grandfather regarded him with indifference, he went to reside with Henry Dundas, afterwards Viscount Melville.

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  • He gave strenuous support to the Spartans; evidently he had already then formed the design, in which he was supported by his mother, of gaining the throne for himself after the death of his father; he pretended to have stronger claims to it than his elder brother Artaxerxes, who was not born in the purple.

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  • Eleanor bore to her second husband five sons and three daughters; John, the youngest of their children, was born in 1166.

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  • On the death of Ladislaus (1095), he returned to Hungary and seized the crown, passing over his legitimately born younger brother Almos, the son of the Greek princess Sinadene.

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  • Born and bred in or near the Western Ghat mountains and the numerous tributary ranges, they have all the qualities of mountaineers.

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  • They usually show little aptitude for business or for sedentary pursuits; but, on the other hand, they are born equestrians and sportsmen.

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  • Aphides are born, as a rule, alive, and the young soon commence to reproduce again.

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  • Joanna, Edward's sister, was to be given in marriage to David, the infant son of Bruce, born subsequent to the settlement of 1318 and now recognized as heir to the crown, and the ceremony was celebrated at Berwick on the 12th of July 1328.

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  • Several children not born in wedlock have been traced in the records, but none of them became in any way famous.

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  • Abu '1 Kasim Mansur (or Hasan), who took the nom de plume of Firdousi, author of the epic poem the Shahnama, or "Book of Kings," a complete history of Persia in nearly 60,000 verses, was born at Shadab, a suburb of Tus, about the year 329 of the Hegira (941 A.D.), or earlier.

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  • Hearing that the poet was born at Tus, the sultan made him explain the origin of his native town, and was much struck with the intimate knowledge of ancient history which he displayed.

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  • Origen was born, perhaps at Alexandria, of Christian parents in the year 185 or 186.

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  • Napoleon Bonaparte (or Buonaparte, as he almost always spelt the name down the year 1796) was born at Ajaccio in Corsica on the i 5th of August 1769.

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  • The date of his birth has been disputed, and certain curious facts have been cited in proof of the assertion that he was born on the 7th of January 1768, and that his brother Joseph, who passed as the eldest surviving son, was in reality his junior.

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  • Recent research has, however, explained how it came about that a son born on the earlier date received the name Nabulione (Napoleon).

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  • The only child of the marriage, Horace Camille, was born on the 6th of July 1792.

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  • Manda, on the other hand, continues with the First Life and Mana rabba, and is called his "beloved son," the "first born," "high priest" and "word of life."

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  • In various groups of the Hexapoda - aphids and some flesh-flies (Sarcophagi), for example - the egg undergoes development within the body of the mother, and the young insect is born in an active state; such insects are said to be " viviparous."

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  • Two years after Ray's death, Linnaeus, the great reformer of natural history, was born, and in 1735 appeared the first.

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  • Its line to some extent may be partly made out - very clearly, for the matter of that, so far as its details have been published in the series of papers to which reference has been given - and some traces of its features are probably preserved in his Catalogue of the specimens of birds in the museum of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, which, after several years of severe labour, made its appearance at Calcutta in 1849; but, from the time of his arrival in India, the onerous duties imposed upon Blyth, together with the want of sufficient books of reference, seem to have hindered him from seriously continuing his former researches, which, interrupted as they were, and born out of due time, had no appreciable effect on the views of systematisers generally.

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  • The young are generally born with their full sight, covered with down, strong, and capable of running or swimming immediately after they leave the egg-shell."

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  • The destruction of the mainland cities, and the flight of their leading inhabitants to the lagoons, encouraged the lagoon population to assert a growing independence, and led them to advance the doctrine that they were "born independent."

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  • Pop. (1900) 560,892, (197,129 being foreign born); (1905, state census) 595,580; (1910), 670,585.

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  • Benjamin Franklin, who was born and spent his boyhood in Boston, left boo() to the city in his will; it amounted in 1905 to $403,000, and constituted a fund to be used for the good of the labouring class of the city.

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  • He was born at Versailles on the 19th of December 1683.

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  • Born at Rome, she was the daughter of Francesco Cenci (1549-1598), the bastard son of a priest, and a man of great wealth but dissolute habits and violent temper.

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  • The Druids are represented as being able to foretell the future and to perform magic. Before setting out on the great expedition against Ulster, Medb, queen of Connaught, goes to consult her Druid, and just before the famous heroine Derdriu (Deirdre) is born, Cathbu prophesies what sort of a woman she will be.

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  • The maiden ate the fruit, and in due course a child was born to her, whom she named Aisin Gioro, or the Golden.

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  • He was a native of Palestine, born about 1130, and educated in the West.

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  • At this period a young man named Moshesh (born about 1790), who was of the family of Monaheng and already noted as hunter and warrior, gathered round him the remnants of several broken clans, out of which he welded the existing Basuto nation.

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  • He is the Perfect One, the Born in a Happy Hour, "My Cid," the invincible, the magnanimous, the allpowerful.

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  • Gian Francesco Poggio Bracciolini, Italian scholar of the Renaissance, was born in 1380 at Terranuova, a village in the territory of Florence.

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  • Originally, Iphigeneia, the "mighty born," is probably merely an epithet of Artemis, in which the notion of a priestess of the goddess had its origin.

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  • In 1900, 95.5% were native born, 43' 7% were coloured (including 479 Chinese, Japanese and Indians), and in 1905 the percentages were little altered.

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  • By the market house is a statue of Sir Humphry Davy, who was born here in 1778.

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  • His eldest son John, born in 1734, was distinguished as an advocate, and appointed one of the judges of the Scottish court of session, with the title of Lord Dreghorn.

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  • Comnenus, was born about the beginning of the 12th century.

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  • He was born in the early years of the 11th century at Pavia, where his father, Hanbald, held the rank of a magistrate.

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  • She was born at Angouleme on the 11th of April 1492, and was two years older than her brother Francis I.

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  • The second Marguerite (1523-1574), daughter of Francis I., was born on the 5th of June, 1523, at St Germain-en-Laye, and, at an age the lateness of which caused lampoons, married Emmanuel Philibert, duke of Savoy, in 1559 Like her aunt and her niece she was a good scholar and strongly interested in men of letters.

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  • The church of St Nicholas (Perpendicular with Early English portions, but much restored) has a tomb of the Walsingham family, who had a lease of the manor from Elizabeth; Sir Francis Walsingham, the statesman, being born here in 1536.

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  • Another statesman of the same age, Sir Nicholas Bacon, was born here in 1510.

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  • Inigo Lopez de Recalde, son of Beltran, lord of the noble houses of Loyola and Onaz, was born, according to the generally accepted opinion, on the 24th of December 1491 at the castle of Loyola, which is situated on the river Urola, about 1 m.

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  • Colomb, was born in Scotland, on the 29th of May 1831.

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  • The former is said to have been born in "Merry sweet Locksley town."

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  • Only 13,872, or about 1.5% of the total population of 1899, were foreign-born, and of these more than one-half were born in Spain.

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  • C. Ramsay, was born at Glasgow on the 2nd of October 1852.

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  • Born in a stirring seaport, the son of a distinguished naval officer, he naturally adopted the profession of a sailor.

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  • But it was Wordsworth, a native of Cumberland, born on the outskirts of the Lake District itself, who really made it a.Mecca for lovers of English poetry.

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  • At Keswick Mrs Lynn Linton was born in 1822.

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  • According to some accounts, he was a native of Strassburg, with which he was afterwards closely connected; according to others, he was born in Saxony, or at Hochheim near Gotha.

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  • According to some authors, the emperor Nerva was born at Narnia.

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  • Five sons and eleven daughters were born of this marriage.

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  • The earl who promoted the Jacobite rising in 1715 was born here.

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  • He was born on the 27th of December 1350, and died by a fall from his horse, like his namesake, cousin and contemporary of Castile.

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  • He was born (January 1, 1431) at Xativa, near Valencia in Spain, and his father's surname was Lanzol or Llancol; that of his mother's family, Borgia or Borja, was assumed by him on the elevation of his maternal uncle to the papacy as Calixtus III.

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  • Of his many mistresses the one for whom his passion lasted longest was a certain Vannozza (Giovanna) dei Cattani, born in 1442, and wife of three successive husbands.

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  • About this time a Borgia of doubtful parentage was born, Giovanni, described in some papal documents as Alexander's son and in others as Cesare's.

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  • Some years ago these rabbits were sold as "leporides" or hybrids, produced by the union of the hare and the rabbit; but the most careful experimenters have failed to obtain any such hybrid, and the naked immature condition in which young rabbits are born as compared with the clothed and highly developed young hare renders it unlikely that hybrids could be produced.

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  • Antoine Cesar Becquerel (1788-1878), was born at Chatillon sur Loing on the 8th of March 1788.

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  • His Son, Alexandre Edmond Becquerel (1820-1891), was born in Paris on the 24th of March 1820, and was in turn his pupil, assistant and successor at the Musee d'Histoire Naturelle; he was also appointed professor at the short-lived Agronomic Institute at Versailles in 1849, and in 1853 received the chair of physics at the Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers.

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  • Antoine Henri Becquerel (1852-1908), son of the lastnamed, who succeeded to his chair at the Musee d'Histoire Naturelle in 1892, was born in Paris on the 15th of December 1852, studied at the Ecole Polytechnique, where he was appointed a professor in 1895, and in 1875 entered the department des posts et chaussees, of which in 1894 he became chef.

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  • After ten years of fighting, Humayun was driven out of India and compelled to flee to Persia through the desert of Sind, where his famous son, Akbar the Great, was born in the petty fort of Umarkot (1542).

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  • When the news of this reached Paris, it created a strong feeling against the planters; and on the motion of the Abbe Gregoire it was resolved by the assembly on the 15th of May 1791 " that the people of colour resident in the French colonies, born of free parents, were entitled to, as of right, and should be allowed, the enjoyment of all the privileges of French citizens, and among others those of being eligible to seats both in the parochial and colonial assemblies."

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  • The object he and his associates had then in view was gradual abolition by establishing something like a system of serfdom for existing slaves, and passing at the same time a measure emancipating all their children born after a certain day.

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  • The government of Buenos Aires enacted that all children born to slaves after the 31st of January 1813 should be free; and in Colombia it was provided that those born after the 16th of July 1821 should be liberated on attaining their eighteenth year.

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  • Though existing slaves were to remain slaves still, with the exception of those possessed by the government, who were liberated by the act, facilities for emancipation were given; and it was provided that all children born of female slaves after the day on which the law passed should be free.

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  • The child of a slave girl by her master is born free, and the mother is usually raised to be a free wife.

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  • I was born in the territory of the said monastery, and at the age of seven I was, by the care of my relations, given to the reverend Abbot Benedict (Biscop), and afterwards to Ceolfrid, to 'be educated.

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

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  • Born on the 18th of February 1718 he was educated at the parish school of St Ninians, and at the grammar school of Stirling, and, after completing his course at Edinburgh University, became master of the grammar school at Annan.

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  • And further, since the Exalted One was born in it, he reduced taxation in the village of Lumbini, and established the dues at one-eighth part (of the crop)."

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  • Detmold possesses a natural history museum theatre, high school, library, the house in which the poet Ferdinand Freiligrath (1810-1876) was born, and that in which the dramatist Christian Dietrich Grabbe (1801-1836), also a native, died.

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  • There is a monument (restored in 1887) to Giordano Bruno, the free-thinker, who was born at Nola in 1548.

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  • He was probably born about A.D.

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  • Municipal ownership has been further developed in Cleveland than in any other large city in the United States, chiefly because of the advocacy of Tom Loftin Johnson (born 1854), a street-railway owner, iron manufacturer, an ardent single-taxer, who was elected mayor of the city in 1901, 1903, 1905 and 1907.

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  • The town itself is a pleasant residence, and contains a 16th century cathedral church, an 18th century bishop's palace, a 14th-16th century castle (formerly the residence of the counts of the Genevois), and the reconstructed convent of the Visitation, wherein now reposes the body of St Francois de Sales (born at the castle of Sales, close by, in 1567; died at Lyons in 1622), who held the see from 1602 to 1622.

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  • There is also a public library, with 20,000 volumes, and various scientific collections, and a public garden, with a statue of the chemist Berthollet (1748-1822), who was born not far off.

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  • Jacques Courtois was born at St Hippolyte, near Besancon, in 1621.

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  • Guillaume Courtois, born likewise at St Hippolyte, came to Italy with his brother.

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  • He was born at 8 Howard Place, Edinburgh, on the 13th of November 1850.

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  • His daughter Dorothea, born on the 10th of August 1770, was one of the most beautiful and learned women of her time, and received in 1787 the degree of doctor.

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  • Felix Antoine Philibert DUPANLOUP (1802-1878), French ecclesiastic, was born at St Felix in Savoy on the 3rd of January 1802.

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  • The historian Lappenberg and Friedrich von Hagedorn were born in Hamburg; and not only Lessing, but Heine and Klopstock lived there for some time.

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  • It was not until the Christian writer Salvian (who was born about 400) had already reached a fairly advanced age that they were able to seize Cologne.

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  • HiS SOD, Richard Henry Dana (1787-1879), was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on the 15th of November 1787.

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  • Richard Henry Dana (1815-1882), son of the last-mentioned, was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on the 1st of August 1815.

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  • Proselytes are still not allowed, in Orthodox circles, to become the wives of reputed descendants of the priestly families, but otherwise marriage with proselytes is altogether equal to marriage between born Jews.

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  • There are monuments to the philosopher Moses Mendelssohn (born here in 1729), to the poet Wilhelm Muller, father of Professor Max Muller, also a native of the place, to the emperor William I., and an obelisk commemorating the war of 1870-71.

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  • In another account (as T ptTo-y vECa) she is the daughter of the river Triton, to which various localities were assigned, and wherever there was a river (or lake) of that name, the inhabitants claimed that she was born there.

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  • The inhabitants claimed that the goddess was born there and brought up by a local hero Alalcomeneus.

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  • Guillaume, son of Thierry or Theodoric and of Alde, daughter of Charles Martel, was born in the north of France about the middle of the 8th century.

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  • A statue of Rabelais, who was born in the vicinity of the town, stands on the river-quay.

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  • On his return to Berlin he studied art under the sculptor Christian Daniel Rauch and the painter and architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781-1841), proving himself in the end a good draughtsman, a born architect and an excellent landscape gardener.

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  • The young are born fully formed and are carried by the mother on her back.

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  • Two and a half miles north is Balcarres House, belonging to the earl of Crawford, where Lady Anne Barnard (1750-1825) was born.

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  • Elie De Beaumont, Jean Baptiste Armand Louis Leonce (1798-1874), French geologist, was born at Canon, in Calvados, on the 25th of September 1798.

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  • The first of these charges cannot be denied; but it is hard to see why a lawyer of the 6th century, himself born in a Greek-speaking part of the empire, should be expected to write Latin as pure as that of the age of Cicero, or even of the age of Gaius and the Antonines.

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  • By John of Gaunt Catherine had four children, all of whom were born before their marriage.

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  • When first born these are clothed with a uniform slaty-grey fur, which in due course gives place to a coat of more tawny hue than the adult livery.

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  • His brother, Demetrius Chalcondyles (1424-1511), was born in Athens.

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  • The streets of Dunkirk are wide and well paved, the chief of them converging to the square named after Jean Bart (born at Dunkirk in 1651), whose statue by David d'Angers stands at its centre.

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  • His brother, Charles Joseph Sainteclaire Deville (1814-1876), geologist and meteorologist, was born in St Thomas on the 26th of February 1814.

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  • Mithras was born of a rock, the marvel being seen only by certain shepherds, who brought gifts and adored him.

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  • It was also much favoured by the early Osmanli sultans, one of whom, Selim I., was born there.

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  • A grand social reform was effected in the law passed in September 1871, which enacted that from that date every child born of slave parents should be free, and also declared all the slaves belonging to the state or to the imperial household free from that time.

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  • Here Vittoria Accoramboni was born in 1557.

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  • Francois Eudes de Mezeray, the historian, was born near the town, and a monument has been erected to his memory.

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  • There Heracleon, the court favourite and murderer of Antiochus Grypus, was born and made himself a principality (96 B.C.); and there the son of the latter king besieged his brother Philip in the last struggle for the heritage of Seleucus.

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  • Charles, moreover, was a born financier, and his reform of the currency and of the whole fiscal system greatly contributed to enrich both the merchant class and the treasury.

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  • Armand was the third son and was born in Paris on the 9th of September 1585.

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  • Tobit ben Korra (836-901), born at Harran in Mesopotamia, an accomplished linguist, mathematician and astronomer, rendered conspicuous service by his translations of various Greek authors.

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  • Beyond the railway station stands the obelisk to the memory of Ewen Maclachlan (1775-1822), the Gaelic poet, who was born in the parish.

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  • On the 28th (the same day on which the Czechoslovak Republic was born in Prague) the military command in Zagreb handed over its authority to the National Council, and next day the diet proclaimed the independence of Croatia from Hungary, and assumed control of Fiume.

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  • This selection depends on the fact that more young are born than the natural provision of food will support.

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  • The real dawn of zoology after the legendary period of the middle ages is connected with the name of an Englishman, Edward Wotton, born at Oxford in 1492, who practised Wotton.

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  • Two years after Ray's death Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778) was born.

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  • Stories of tailless kittens, puppies and calves, born from parents one of whom had been thus injured, are abundant, but they have hitherto entirely failed to stand before examination.

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  • It is definitely ascertained that many animals are thus born with distorted or defective eyes whose parents have not had their eyes submitted to any peculiar conditions.

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  • The result is the creation of an almost inconceivably vast body of traditional custom, law and knowledge into which every human being is born, less in the more isolated and barbarous communities, but large everywhere.

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  • A year later they strangled fifty youths of the dead man's servants (all Scyths born) and fifty of the best horses, stuffed them and mounted them in a circle about the tomb.

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  • Born at Marseilles in 1634, he early entered the French Oratory, and obtained great reputation as a preacher.

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  • He was born in Abana, near the Black Sea, where his father was a bridge-keeper and his mother followed the despised profession of laying out the dead.

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  • He was born at Mainz on the 30th of May 1773.

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  • A daughter was born to them in 1734, but the years of their happiness and of Silva's dramatic career were few, for on the 5th of October 1737 husband and wife were both imprisoned on the charge of "judaizing."

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  • A tablet, set up in 1840, marks the house in which he is said to have been born.

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  • Born on the 15th of February 1514, he studied at Tiguri with Oswald Mycone, and afterwards went to