How to use Bought in a sentence

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  • He bought a ton of stuff.

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  • Who bought the orange juice with fur in it?

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  • Grasso bought a dark blue van on the Internet and the guy delivered it here.

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  • Deidre bought the lights she'd wanted for years.

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  • They looked too clean to be real, like props bought from a Halloween store.

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  • I bought the paint.

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  • He might have bought it for cash.

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  • It was pointless to buy a bikini and wear it only once, so Carmen bought a black push-up bra and some skimpy black briefs trimmed with black ribbon.

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  • Taking pity on the sad flowers, she bought a bunch before continuing on her journey home.

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  • I bought 'em at a garage sale right down the street.

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  • We bought a lily and set it in a sunny window.

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  • The new necklace she wore that matched the one she bought for Evelyn glimmered in the mirror.

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  • This meal only we had in two nights and a day; and had not one of us bought a partridge, we had taken our journey fasting.

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  • So let's say your parents bought Coca Cola stock their entire life, left it all to you, and you are able to live off the dividend payments of the stock.

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  • Teacher bought me a lovely new dress and gloves and stockings and collars and grandmother made me warm flannels, and aunt Nannie made me aprons.

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  • I bought a battery, but it didn't do any good.

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  • No. The guy who bought your paintings I'd never seen before.

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  • On the same page, Amazon says "Frequently Bought Together" and then lists a few other products.

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  • We all bought one!

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  • A friend bought me the vodka.

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  • In addition to the five we bought, there were five or six—maybe seven more.

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  • Both he and his family dressed well; they had plenty to eat; he had even bought a horse to help him carry his produce to market.

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  • The lady at the library bought 'em. We was fifty-fifty on that stuff.

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  • Do you know who bought them?

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  • He frequented every kind of society, drank much, bought pictures, engaged in building, and above all--read.

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  • Carmen led Felipa to the cafeteria and bought her lunch.

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  • The owner is selling it because he bought a truck.

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  • I bought ten pounds.

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  • What if Bordeaux bought it?

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  • I knew I had only bought time for Molly and I and our captor would soon learn of the nonsense I'd fed him and be done with me.

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  • Some of 'em. Mrs. Worthington bought one.

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  • The mother sat down in the shade of a tree and began to read in a new book which she had bought the day before.

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  • I bought a capital one from our sutler!

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  • My wife bought it and she'll kill me.

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  • Damian saw him and bought the herd of them, freeing all but him.

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  • I owe you some bucks from selling them dishes we bought at last week's moving sale.

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  • Dawkins bought the parcel that contained the mine in 1955, part of sixty acres.

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  • It was the year Mildred Baker bought the Manor, remodeled it, and turned it into a boarding house.

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  • I'm starting to wish I had only bought one.

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  • The painkillers she'd taken kicked in soon after, and she bought ice cream.

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  • After all, ours are things that can be bought but think what being left behind means to them!...

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  • He was going to like the clothes she bought for the trip.

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  • I've got the name of a sex offender who bought a Volt Wheel electric bike in Oxnard, California.

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  • He bought the land in chunks over the years.

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  • But in Fitzgerald's defense, there were two pint bottles of vodka at Lydia Larkin's place, so he may have bought them for her.

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  • The truth was, he bought the clinic and their home with money he inherited.

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  • She bought it then moved on.

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  • Deidre flipped on the lights in the bungalow and made herself stir fry with the fresh veggies she'd bought that day.

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  • The rich cinnamon-vanilla scent of the bath bubbles filled the air, reminding her of the candle she'd bought at the farmers market the day her life went to hell.

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  • Just like their four-hour trip to the spa, the wardrobe Hannah bought Toby, the jewelry they both wore.

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  • I'd kill the pair of them, if I hadn't already bought my wedding gown.

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  • We bought it, didn't we?

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  • The old man who had bought the first turkey was standing quite near.

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  • Teacher bought me lovely new dress and cap and aprons.

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  • I had already bought the shanty of James Collins, an Irishman who worked on the Fitchburg Railroad, for boards.

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  • The nearest that I came to actual possession was when I bought the Hollowell place, and had begun to sort my seeds, and collected materials with which to make a wheelbarrow to carry it on or off with; but before the owner gave me a deed of it, his wife--every man has such a wife--changed her mind and wished to keep it, and he offered me ten dollars to release him.

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  • I guess he had some bucks at one time—back when he bought all this land—but his bank account never held a candle to mine.

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  • There's 'Fitzgerald for Sheriff' signs up and down the highway and I hear tell he bought a big ad in the Plain Dealer.

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  • Do you think Pumpkin bought the liquor for Billy?

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  • A man named Dawkins bought the mine from the Rowland estate.

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  • She'd bought her casket months ago and was on a payment plan.

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  • She didn't let herself listen to the instinct that told her the body she'd seen was wearing the clothes she bought him.

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  • Her belongings that Fred bought probably came from his estate.

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  • He rarely bought anything except jeans and causal shirts off the rack.

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  • The last time I bought him presents, he refused to open them.

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  • She set you up.  She bought herself the time she needed.

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  • He bought it with his haul so's he could make his getaway!

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  • Who says Byrne bought them?

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  • I bought some lamb milk formula.

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  • In this they failed, and a subsequent expedition was bought off.

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  • In 1838 he bought for 330,000 francs Desire Dalloz's place in the Court of Cassation.

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  • This treasure does not belong to me, for I bought only the ground; but when I offered it to my neighbor he refused it.

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  • This answer pleased the rich man so well that he bought Aesop at once, and took him to his home on the island of Samos.

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  • The caliph was so well pleased with these jewels that he bought them and paid the merchant a large sum of money.

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  • The computers would then see that most people who got better bought their radishes in stores stocked from certain farms.

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  • In imagination I have bought all the farms in succession, for all were to be bought, and I knew their price.

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  • He had long ago bought a potter's wheel of him, and wished to know what had become of him.

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  • The Cossacks sold the horse for two gold pieces, and Rostov, being the richest of the officers now that he had received his money, bought it.

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  • The prince had a list of things to be bought in Smolensk and, walking up and down the room past Alpatych who stood by the door, he gave his instructions.

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  • They set off in caravans, bought their freedom one by one or ran away, and drove or walked toward the "warm rivers."

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  • In very few words Nicholas bought seventeen picked stallions for six thousand rubles--to serve, as he said, as samples of his remounts.

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  • It's who bought them.

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  • Betsy was safe with a nine and I thought my four bought me cot until Howie's snake eyes saved me.

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  • I started checking my old man's papers and I found these reports— way back when he first bought the property.

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  • So, you gave up on feeding and bought three suits you don't want?

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  • Jackson had bought everything he could think she might want.

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  • I bought them when I thought you would be spending some time down here.

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  • I bought her for you.

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  • Several weeks ago, you bought two assignations from Gabriel.  Do you remember?

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  • The look on Baratto's face showed he bought every word Jonathan Winston was saying.

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  • So you called all the local dealers to find out if anyone named Cleary or Byrne or Corbin bought a new motor home?

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  • That's probably where he bought the motor home.

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  • He bought a motor home in Scranton and towed his company car down to Norfolk!

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  • I found out where Byrne bought the motor home.

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  • I know, I bought some more, but where do you like it kept?

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  • Only a buffalo cow right now - and a couple of Angora goats Carmen bought for me.

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  • I know it has sentimental value to you because your dad bought it new.

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  • Damian. He bought me off the auction block.

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  • Kicks made him keep his distance and bought her time.

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  • Walls can be built with time and peace can be bought.

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  • Her father had discovered the rock cluster shortly after he bought the land.

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  • That gave her a chance to work with the newest horse she had bought.

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  • We also bought some disposable bowls.

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  • Destiny selected a few light dresses and Carmen bought some clothes for the twins.

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  • She bought a couple sundresses and some feminine T-shirts for herself.

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  • In other words, he bought it.

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  • Sure. You didn't think I bought one to use for four weeks, did you?

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  • Keaton bought this land from his sister shortly before you left.

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  • Nothing he could say would make any difference, and Justin couldn't be bought.

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  • Maybe he could be bought, after all.

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  • Alexander's conduct caused renewed intervention; in 364 he was defeated at Cynoscephalae by the Thebans, although the victory was dearly bought by the loss of Pelopidas, who fell in the battle.

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  • If he bought.

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  • The volumes, however, were bought and read with silent avidity.

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  • At the inquiry he bought his acquittal from a courtier and his accusers were executed.

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  • Where there were no rights, privileges had to be bought.

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  • Later in the same year Captain Smith bought from the Indians a tract of land on the east bank of the river, about 3 m.

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  • The death of Archdeacon Lucien Bonaparte, the recognized head of the family, having placed property at the disposal of the sons, they bought a house, which became the rendezvous of the democrats and of a band of volunteers whom they raised.

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  • Princely abodes in France and annuities (the latter to be paid by Spain) - such was the price at which Napoleon bought the crown of Spain and the Indies.

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  • They were archers fighting on horseback, and in their cavalry consisted the strength of the Parthian army; the infantry were mostly slaves, bought and trained for military service, like the janissaries and mamelukes.

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  • Biliotti many fine painted vases of styles which were called later the third and fourth "Mycenaean"; but these, bought by John Ruskin, and presented to the British Museum, excited less attention than they deserved, being supposed to be of some local Asiatic fabric of uncertain date.

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  • To her fell the Cyclades, the Sporades, the islands and the eastern shores of the Adriatic, the shores of the Propontis and the Euxine, and the littoral of Thessaly, and she bought Crete from the marquis of Monferrat.

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  • Copies were smuggled into England but were suppressed by the bishops, and William Warham, archbishop of Canterbury, even bought up copies on the Continent to destroy them.

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  • The first settlement within the township was made in 1720 by Dutchmen and Englishmen, who in 1719 had bought from the Indians a tract of land along the Housatonic, called "Weatogue" - an Indian word said to mean "the wigwam place."

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  • Some Manchester dealers imported themselves, and some spinners bought direct from Liverpool importers, but the rule was the arrangement first described.

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  • The great bulk of " futures," however, are bought back and not delivered against.

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  • Vianen is supposed to be the Fanum Dianae of Ptolemy, and was the seat of an independent lordship which passed to the family of Brederode in 1418, and later to the princes of Lippe-Detmold, from whom it was bought by the states in 1725.

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  • Potash lyes also may be bought direct, but in some cases they are sharpened or causticized by the soap-boiler himself from the carbonate.

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  • At the same time Musha Island, at the entrance to the Gulf of Tajura, was bought by the British " for ten bags of rice," Bab Island, in the same gulf, and Aubad Island, off Zaila, were also purchased, the object of the East India Company being to obtain a suitable place " for the harbour of their ships without any prohibition whatever."

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  • Monge, vice-consul of France at Zaila, had bought Ambabo, and shortly afterwards Henri Lambert, French consul at Aden, bought the town and territory of Obok.

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  • Lincoln's home (erected in 1839 and bought by Lincoln in 1844) in Springfield is well preserved by the state.

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  • The serfs were bought, sold, and given in presents, sometimes with the land, sometimes without it, sometimes in families and sometimes individually, sale by public auction being alone forbidden, as " unbecoming in a European state."

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  • Captives were brought thence to the slave market of Kuka in Bornu, where, after being bought by dealers, they were, to the number of about 10,000 annually, marched across the Sahara to Murzuk in Fezzan, from which place they were distributed to the northern and eastern Mediterranean coasts.

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  • This company was bought up by the Citizen and Iron Steamboat Companies in 1865.

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  • The fleet was bought by a syndicate and sold to the Victoria Steamboat Association.

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  • A gold inscribed Hittite ring, now at Oxford, was bought there in 1903.

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  • In 1880 the Italians bought the British railway from Tunis to Goletta.

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  • In August 1881 General Grant bought a house in the city of New York.

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  • In 1891 he bought St.

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  • It was bought in 1306 by the counts of Schwarzburg, who lived here till 1716.

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  • Tisbury township was bought from the Indians in 1669 and was incorporated in 1671.

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  • A man buried his wife in a plot he had bought in a Catholic cemetery.

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  • In 1402 Lord Thomas de Berkeley bought, as a speculation, 24 Scottish prisoners.

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  • His valuable library was bought and presented to the United Presbyterian College.

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  • They are now mostly bought for Germany and the continent.

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  • In 1864 it was bought by the South Kensington Museum.

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  • Andrea had already bought the press established by Nicholas Jenson at Venice.

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  • Every one bought and read his works.

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  • The scene of his teaching was a garden which he bought for about X300 (80 minae).

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  • Meissen, which he claimed as a vacant fief of the Empire, and Thuringia, which he bought from the landgrave Albert II., seemed to offer a favorable field for this undertaking, and he spent a large part of his short reign in a futile attempt to carry out his plan.

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  • The result was that when he died in November 1378 he wore the crowns of the Empire, of Gei many, of Bohemia, of Lombardy and of Burgundy; he had added Lower Lusatia and parts of Silesia to Bohemia; he had secured the mark of Brandenburg for his son Wenceslaus in 1373; and he had bought part of the Upper Palatinate and territories in all parts of Germany.

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  • The commission, which was appointed for the purpose, during the next ten years bought land to the amount of about 200,000 acres and on it settled more than 2000 German peasants.

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  • Franks, who had bought it in Paris for a dealer.

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  • They went to London in the summer of 1834, and took a house at 5 (now 24) Cheyne Row, Chelsea, which Carlyle inhabited till his death; the house has since been bought for the public. Irving, who had welcomed him on former occasions, was just dying, - a victim, as Carlyle thought, to fashionable cajoleries.

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  • In 1846 its proprietors bought the Monkland canal, and in 1867 the combined undertaking passed into the hands of the Caledonian Railway Company.

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  • In 1191 it bought up the territorial claims of the marquesses Del Carretto.

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  • From 1105 onward it became the summer residence of the bishops, who in 1190 bought the l'ogtei (advocateship) from the counts of Calw, and the place rapidly developed into a town.

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  • They are also bought up by native chiefs at high prices for purposes of ostentation.

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  • A considerable amount bf the bark from private plantations is bought by the government and treated at the government factories.

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  • According to Lucian, the earthenware lamp which had belonged to the sage was bought by an antiquarian for 3000 drachmas.

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  • The permanent offices could be bought, sold and inherited.

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  • A strange mystification was practised by the last named, a scholar of singular brilliancy, who claimed to have a mutilated MS. which he called his Decurtatus, bought from a common soldier who had obtained it from a sacked monastery; also to have been furnished by a friend, Pierre de Crouzeil, a doctor of Limoges, with variants taken from an old MS. found at Noyon, and entered in the margin of a copy of the Lyons edition.

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  • Every year he had bought Turkish slaves, and had with him in the last expedition of Mamun a bodyguard of 3 000.

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  • Immediately after his coming to Bagdad, he bought all the Turkish slaves living there who had distinguished themselves.

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  • Having bought in 834 territories at Samarra, a small place situated a few leagues above Bagdad, he caused a new residence to be built there, whose name, which could be interpreted "Unhappy is he who sees it," was changed by him into Sorra-man-ra`a, "Rejoiced is he who sees it."

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  • There were even whole bodies of peasants called Molmen, because they had bought off work from the lord by settling with him on the basis of money rents.

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  • Money not only became less scarce but it became cheaper, so that the couple of pence for which a day of manual work was bought off in the beginning of the 13th century did not fetch more than half of their former value at its end.

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  • By 1710 30 acres more had been reclaimed or bought, and by the end of the 18th century the total area was 90 acres.

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  • After two disastrous campaigns, in which his enemies overran Syria, Justin bought a precarious peace by payment of a yearly tribute.

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  • His manuscripts were bought by Robert Harley (afterwards earl of Oxford), his books by Narcissus Marsh, archbishop of Armagh.

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  • The opportunity for developing water-power by the purchase of the canal around Pawtucket Falls (chartered for navigation in 1792) led them to choose the adjacent village of East Chelmsford as the site of their projected cotton mills; they bought the Pawtucket canal, and incorporated in 1822 the Merrimack Manufacturing Company; in 1823 the first cloth was actually made, and in 1826 a separate township was formed from part of Chelmsford and was named in honour of Francis Cabot Lowell, who with Jackson had improved Cartwright's power loom, and had planned the mills at Waltham.

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  • James McNeill Whistler was born here in 1834, and in 1907 his birthplace in Worthen Street was purchased by the Art Association to be used as its headquarters and as an art museum and gallery; it was dedicated in 1908, and in the same year a replica of Rodin's statue of Whistler was bought for the city.

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  • Lee, Custis's son-in-law; the estate was seized by Federal troops early in the Civil War, and was bought by the United States in 1864; there was a military hospital here throughout the Civil War.

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  • Finally, in 1823, the claims of the nizam over the Northern Circars were bought outright by the Company, and they became a British possession.

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  • The original Rich Hill was platted in 1867 somewhat north-west of the site of the present city, which was platted in 1880 by an association that bought out the old settlement.

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  • Excavation is permitted under government supervision, and the finds are apportioned in thirds, between the excavator, the landowner (who is usually bought out by the former), and the government.

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  • When a noun comes first, it is followed by a relative pronoun, thus, Dafydd a brynodd lyfr yno, which really means " (it is) David who bought a book there," and is never used in any other sense in the spoken language, though in literary Welsh it is used rhetorically for the simple statement which is properly expressed by putting the verb first.

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  • A relative pronoun immediately precedes its verb and can only be separated from it by an infixed pronoun, thus Dafydd a'i prynodd, " (it is) David who bought it," yno y'm gweli, " (it is) there that thou wilt see me."

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  • The conditions of peasant ownership differ from those which prevail in other parts of Russia, and of the total area the peasants hold approximately one-half; 42% of the total is in the hands of private owners, a considerable number of Germans having settled and bought land in the government.

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  • Alexandria is connected with Bonhill, on the opposite bank of the river, by a bridge which replaced in 1898 one bought three years earlier by the county council from the Smollett family, who have been closely associated with the district since the time of Sir James Smollett, the novelist's grandfather.

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  • The Jews were considered as deriving all their privileges from the hand of the king, and every privilege was dearly bought.

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  • These were bought by the local authorities from the duke of Devonshire in 1864.

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  • He founded the College of Antiquities at Upsala in 1667, and bought back the Gothic Codex argenteus which he presented to the university library.

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  • A supply of rifles was bought in the United States, and embarked on board the " Itata," a Chilean vessel in the service of the rebels.

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  • In 1833 it was bought by the government, and now serves as a reformatory for women.

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  • The association bought a tract of land about 10 m.

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  • Juxon was deprived of his bishopric in 1649 and retired to Little Compton in Gloucestershire, where he had bought an estate, and here he became famous as the owner of a pack of hounds.

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  • Assab, a port near the southern entrance of the Red Sea, had been bought from the local sultan in March 1870 by an Italian company, which, after acquiring more land in 1879 and 1880, was bought out by the Italian government in 1882.

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  • The Dutch army, it is said, never recovered from the slaughter of Malplaquet; indeed, the success was so dearly bought that the allies found themselves soon afterwards out of all condition to undertake anything.

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  • In 1853 a sugar factory bought in England was erected at Provo, but no sugar was manufactured there, and none was successfully refined until 1889.

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  • By this means some 12,000 farms were bought by their occupants; but the great mass of the population are still landless, and live as hired labourers, occupying a low position in the social scale.

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  • The only serious enterprise of these latter years was the short French war of 1475, from which Edward was bought out by the treaty of Pecquigny.

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  • He entered the civil service in 1762; two years later he bought the office of master of requests, and in 1766 further advanced his position by a rich marriage.

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  • It was offered for sale by auction unsuccessfully in 1904, but was bought in 1905.

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  • After the War of 1812 he relinquished his claim; and in 1819 the ground was bought from the United States government by Henry P. Rothrock, whose heirs are its owners.

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  • He had formed a new and close friendship with Luca Pacioli of Borgo San Sepolcro, the great mathematician, whose Summa de aritmetica, geometrica, &c., he had eagerly bought at Pavia on its first appearance, and who arrived at the Court of Milan about the moment of the completion of the "Cenacolo."

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  • The picture was bought afterwards by Francis I.

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  • Hawkesworth bought them for his 1766 edition of the Works and eventually gave them to the British Museum.

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  • But the Venetians were victorious, and by the peace of Turin Carrara found himself in the status quo ante, but he bought Treviso from Austria, to whom Venice had given it in the day of her trouble.

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  • About the same time he bought, and fixed his residence in, the Craigie House, where he had formerly only been a lodger, an old "revolutionary house," built about the beginning of the, 8th century, and occupied by General Washington in 1776.

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  • The element appears to have been first obtained in 1669 by Brand of Hamburg; Krafft bought his secret and in 1677 exhibited specimens in England, where it created an immense sensation.

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  • Other lines followed rapidly; some built by private enterprise, others by the state, which by 1888 had bought the entire system.

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  • The voivode Alexander, who succeeded in 1591, and like his predecessors had bought his post of the Divan, carried the oppression still further by introducing a janissary guard and farming out his possessions to his Turkish supporters.

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  • On his deposition by the Porte in 1610, there followed a succession of princes who, though still for the most part of Ruman origin, bought their appointment at Stambul.

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  • In 182 9 a company styling itself the Middlesbrough Owners bought Soo acres of land, and began building in the town.

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  • Bunyan's works were coarse, indeed, but they showed a keen mother wit, a great command of the homely mother tongue, an intimate knowledge of the English Bible, and a vast and dearly bought spiritual experience.

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  • In the same year the Cape Town - Wellington line was bought by the state.

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  • Subsequently the Free State bought at cost price the portion of the railway in its own territory.

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  • Bought from the sultan of Raheita in 1870, it was not occupied until 1880.

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  • Accordingly English, Dutch and French vessels were welcomed and their cargoes readily bought.

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  • The system of intercalation in the lunar calendar of the heathen Arabs was designed to secure that the feast should always fall at the time when the hides, fruits and other merchandise were ready for market, 4 and the Meccans, who knew how to attract the Bedouins by hospitality, bought up these wares in exchange for imported goods, and so became the leaders of the international trade of Arabia.

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  • Omar, Othman and Ibn Jubair had all a share in this work, but the great founder of the mosque in its present form, with its spacious area and deep ' The old kiswa is removed on the 25th day of the month before the pilgrimage, and fragments of it are bought by the pilgrims as charms. Till the 10th day of the pilgrimage month the Ka`ba is bare.

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  • But Ezra Cornell himself paid many salaries during early years, and provided much valuable equipment solely at his own expense; and because the state's land scrip was selling too low to secure an adequate endowment for the University, in 1866 he bought the land scrip yet unsold ' Ezra Cornell (2807-2874) was born in Westchester county, New York, on the i ith of January 1807.

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  • The new home became, as it proved, that of his whole after-life; a dwelling then bought and in time remodelled was the poet's residence for fifty-six years, and from it, after his death on the 7th of September 189R, his remains were borne to the Amesbury graveyard.

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  • The two brothers then bought from Rigault the post of keeper of the king's library, and drew up a catalogue of the library (Nos.9352-9354and 10366-10367 of the Latin collection in the Bibliotheque Nationale).

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  • Harriman, who bought a controlling interest in them.

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  • Every Friday they went to town for groceries and he never questioned what she bought.

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  • I bought her one of those phone cards so she can call without Shipton knowing about it.

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  • Shipton's told them I'm in bed with you against him and if they haven't bought what he said in total, they've sure banked the down payment.

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  • He sat up in bed, waiting for her to come in and show him the shoes she inevitably bought.

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  • She acted graciously with all the guests, yet he could pick up subtle nuances that affirmed whether she was speaking to someone who genuinely understood art, or a snob who merely bought it to be in vogue.

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  • Apparently he had given her a car, bought clothes for her and generally made a fool out of himself over her.

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  • You bought a clinic, built a house and now you're quitting your job to get married to a woman you've known for less than a year.

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  • I bought one of those answering machines and I let the phone ring until it gives my messages and I find out who's calling.

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  • Suppose he bought it pri­vate, so I started checking the old classifieds and sure enough— pay dirt—a three-year-old Pace Arrow!

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  • I phonied up some stuff on a computer, official-like, from the FBI receipting the dough and showed it to him I thought he bought it but I couldn't be sure.

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  • Well, I am upset, but not because you bought a tester and not because you were trying to hide it from me.

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  • The girl probably didn't have a dime, and if she knew Alex, he had probably bought the food she was eating.

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  • Odds were, after he made sure she had enough to eat, he probably bought her a new coat.

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  • She forced herself to remember why they died, what their deaths bought - -a chance for her to live.

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  • Vara, the man who'd freed him from the underground and defied his father to place the foreign-born slave in an honored scout position, who'd bought his weapons, fed and clothed him when he was too poor to do so for himself.

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  • He bought some battery powered lights to hang on the wagon and Gerald helped him pile hay on the wagon.

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  • I meant he thinks so much of you that he even bought a book so he could be knowledgeable about the subject when he talked to you.

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  • All right, suppose we bought a jar of live Praying Mantises at our neighborhood pest control store.

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  • She didn't do enough for Ashley and Brandon, hadn't bought life insurance, so they'd be okay once she was gone.

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  • In 1895 he bought the New York Journal and the following year founded the Evening Journal, the morning paper being known after 1902 as the New York American.

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  • It is commonly represented that the endowment was wholly derived from alien priories bought by Chicheley from the crown.

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  • The rest, particularly the manor of Edgware, which made the fortune of the college, was bought from private owners.

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  • Two of the lots were immediately purchased by Captain Ephraim Williams (1715-1755), who was at the time commander of Fort Massachusetts in the vicinity; several other lots were bought by soldiers under him; and in 1 753 the proprietors organized a township government.

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  • Good cattle for breeding purposes are being imported from Switzerland and Sicily, and efforts are likewise being made to improve the breed of horses, which are bought mainly for the army.

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  • In 1727 he bought Betchworth Castle, near Dorking, where he passed the remainder of his life.

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  • Finally, at Jorjan, near the Caspian, he met with a friend, who bought near his own house a dwelling in which Avicenna lectured on logic and astronomy.

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  • In that year the newly formed Dominion of Canada bought from the company its territorial and.

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  • There is a fine park outside the town belonging to the duke of Arenberg, whose ancestor, Charles de Ligne, bought it from Henry IV.

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  • Denver had already been incorporated by a provisional local (extra legal) " legislature," and the Kansas legislature gave a charter to a rival company which the Denver people bought out.

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  • In 1659 it was bought from the Indians, with the consent of the patroon, by Jan Barentsen Wemp, and several families settled here.

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  • Amongst exports manufactured goods (silk, cotton and woollen goods, fancy wares, apparel, &c.) come before raw materials and articles of food (wine and dairy products bought chiefly by England).

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  • In 1825 he bought and afterwards edited in Washington, D.C., The United States Telegraph, which soon became the principal organ of the Jackson men in opposition to the Adams administration.

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  • The first settlement within its present limits was made about 1672; the land was bought from the Indians in 1676; and the township was separated from East Hartford and incorporated in 1823.

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  • A man who bought a slave abroad, might find that he had been stolen or captured from Babylonia, and he had to restore him to his former owner without profit.

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  • If he bought property belonging to a feudal holding, or to a ward in chancery, he had to return it and forfeit what he gave for it as well.

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  • The restoration of goods appropriated, illegally bought or damaged by neglect, was usually accompanied by a fine, giving it the form of multiple restoration.

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  • The ancient town is chiefly celebrated for the famous Iguvine (less correctly Eugubine) Tables, which were discovered there in 1444, bought by the municipality in 1456, and are still preserved in the town hall.

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  • Stock usually belongs to the owner, and, even if kept on the half-and-half system, is usually bought by him.

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  • But the laws have not been rigorously enforced of late years; and the ecclesiastical possessions seized by the state were thrown on the market simultaneously, and so realized very low prices, being often bought up by wealthy religious institutions.

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  • The last member of the Visconti family of whom we had occasion to speak was Azzo, who bought the city in 1328 from Duchy of Louis of Bavaria.

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  • Seven years before his death Gian Galeazzo bought the title of duke of Milan and count of Pavia from the emperor Wenceslaus, and there is no doubt that he was aiming at the sovereignty of Italy.

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  • But no sooner was he dead than the essential weakness of an artificial state, built up by cunning and perfidious policy, with the aid of bought troops, dignified by no dynastic title, and consolidated by no sense of loyalty, became apparent.

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  • Gaston de Foix bought a doubtful victory dearly with his death; and the allies, though beaten on the banks of the Ronco, immediately afterwards expelled the French from Lombardy.

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  • In Poland the peasants as a body have, in addition to the land thus assigned to them by the government, bought some 22 million acres since 1863, and of this quantity they purchased no less than 1,600,000 acres, or 64% of the whole, between 1893 and 1905.

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  • At the same time the chief lines of railway which had been built by public companies with a state guarantee, and which represented a loss to the empire of £3,171,250 per annum, as well as a growing indebtedness, were bought by the state.

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  • Both brothers appealed to this new tribunal and Aristobulus bought a verdict in his favour.

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  • Miller, he was appointed manager of the Rensselaer & Saratoga railway, which he bought up when it was in a very bad condition, and skilfully reorganized; in the same way he bought and reorganized the Rutland & Washington railway, from which he ultimately realized a large profit.

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  • The lordship was bought from them in 1628 by the Freiherr von Thun, by whose descendants, the Counts Thun, it is still held.

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  • St Audrey was St Etheldreda, who founded Ely cathedral, and it is generally accepted that tawdry-laces or tawdries were necklaces bought at St Audrey's Fair on the 17th of October.

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  • The family of Riquet, or Riqueti, originally of the little town of Digne, won wealth as merchants at Marseilles, and in 1570 Jean Riqueti bought the château and seigniory of Mirabeau, which had belonged to the great Provencal family of Barras.

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  • It is to be supposed that Richard de Bury sometimes brought undue pressure to bear on the owners, for it is recorded that an abbot of St Albans bribed him to secure his influence for the house by four valuable books, and that de Bury, who procured certain coveted privileges for the monastery, bought from him thirty-two other books, for fifty pieces of silver, far less than their normal price.

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  • Using average prices paid for nitrogen, phosphoric acid and potash when bought in large quantities and in good forms, these ingredients, in a ton of cotton seed, amount to $9.00 worth of fertilizing material.

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  • Bedlington (Betlingtun) and the hamlets belonging to it were bought by Cutheard, bishop of Durham, between 900 and 915, and although locally situated in the county of Northumberland became part of the county palatine of Durham over which Bishop Walcher was granted royal rights by William the Conqueror.

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  • The Germans having bought out the British rights, this concession became a purely German affair, although a certain proportion of the capital was found in London.

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  • She had bought property in America and thought of moving thither, but chance or fatality made her determine to publish De l'Allemagne in Paris.

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  • No alien, sojourner or hired servant shall eat thereof, but a bought servant, if circumcised.

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  • The lordship, one of the most extensive in the monarchy, was bought by the emperor Rudolph II.

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  • Although he lost some property at the Restoration, he was allowed after some solicitation to keep the estate he had bought in Ireland.

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  • The offender, whether simoniacus (one who had bought his orders) or simoniace promotus (one who had bought his promotion), was liable to deprivation of his benefice and deposition from orders if a secular priest, - to confinement in a stricter monastery if a regular.

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  • Thus the vessels used at the Passover are "kosher," as are also new metal vessels bought from a Gentile after they have been washed in a ritual bath.

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  • Mean while, President Peixoto had fortified the approaches to the city of Rio de Janeiro, bought vessels of war in Europe and the United States and organized the National Guard.

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  • In the meantime the ships bought by President Peixoto arrived off Rio de Janeiro and prevented da Gama from escaping.

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  • Richard Chevenix (1774-1830), a chemist, having bought some of the substance, decided after experiment that it was not a simple body as claimed, but an alloy of mercury with platinum, and in 1803 presented a paper to the Royal Society setting forth this view.

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  • In 934 and 942 they raided the Eastern Empire, and were bought off under the very walls of Constantinople.

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  • Noblemen dwelling within the walls of the towns were especially exempted from all civic burdens, while every burgess who bought an extra-mural estate was made to pay double for the privilege.'

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  • Generally speaking, the Transylvanians had only to appear, to have their demands promptly complied with; for these marauders had to be bought off because the emperor had more pressing business elsewhere.

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  • Foiled by the valour of the citizens, they sailed away and harried the coast from Essex to Hampshire. !Ethelred now resorted to the old experiment and bought them off for £16,000 and a promise of supplies.

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  • In 1007 !Ethelred bought them off for a larger sum than ever (36,000), and for two years the land enjoyed peace.

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  • He became an associate of Jay Gould in the development and sale of railways; and in 1863 removed to New York City, where, besides speculating in railway stocks, he became a money-lender and a dealer in "puts" and "calls" and "privileges," and in 1874 bought a seat in the New York Stock Exchange.

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  • These apprentices, mostly bought from slave traders when little children, formed, however, a very small proportion of the native population, and after some fifteen years' servitude were usually allowed their freedom.

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  • On the 10th of October the Dundee brigade vigorously and successfully attacked Talana Hill, and drove back Lukas Meyer, but this success was dearly bought.

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  • His successor was his nephew Rupert II., who bought from the German king Wenceslaus a portion of the territory that his uncle had sold to Charles IV.

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  • He was thereupon elected an associate of the Royal Academy, and more than justified the selection by his "Teucer" of the following year, a bronze figure of extraordinary distinction which, bought for the Chantrey collection, is now in the National (Tate) Gallery of British Art.

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  • On coming of age he got employment at Hempstead, Long Island, making machines for shearing cloth; three years afterwards he set up in this business for himself, having bought the sole right to manufacture such machinery in the state of New York.

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  • He built other foundries at Ringwood, New Jersey, and at Durham, Pennsylvania; bought iron mines in northern New Jersey, and carried the ore thence by railways to his mills.

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  • Voltaire had no purpose of remaining in the city, and almost immediately bought a country house just outside the gates, to which he gave the name of Les Daces.

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

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  • At the end of 1758 he bought the considerable property of Ferney, on the shore of the lake, about four miles from Geneva, and on French soil.

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  • The cost of these two marches in the year was very considerable, and, having been suspended in 1528 on account of the prevai 1 " A map of London engraved on copper-plate, dated 1497," which was bought by Ferdinand Columbus during his travels in Europe about 1518-1525, is entered in the catalogue of Ferdinand's books, maps, &c., made by himself and preserved in the Cathedral Library at Seville, but there is no clue to its existence.

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  • The dissolved monastery of the Charterhouse, which had been bought and sold by the courtiers several times, was obtained from Thomas, earl of Suffolk, by Thomas Sutton for 13,000.

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  • Though by birth belonging to the middle class in a country of hide-bound aristocracy, he lived to move on equal terms in the society of princes and statesmen; which would never have been the case had he been notoriously "bought and sold."

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  • Up to the outbreak of the World War all the Katanga copper was bought by Germans; thereafter it was sent to Britain.

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  • Many of them seem to have been admitted to membership. They were regarded as merchants, for they bought raw material and sold the manufactured commodity; no sharp line of_ demarcation was drawn' between the two classes in the 12th and 13th centuries.

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  • The king of Castile finally bought off the claim of his English competitor by arranging a marriage between his son Henry and Catherine, daughter of John of Gaunt, in 1387.

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  • It is first mentioned in 1322, was bought with the adjacent hostelry in 1405 by the city and rearranged as a town hall, and has since, from time to time, been enlarged by the purchase of adjoining patrician houses, forming a complex of buildings of various styles and dates surmounted by a clock tower.

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  • Among his most important canvases must be reckoned "The Pilot Cutter" in 1866, "The Salmon Poachers" in 1869, "The Lifeboat" in 1876, "Highland Pastures" in 1878, "The Beached Margent of the Sea" in 1880, "The Newhaven Packet" (bought by the Birmingham Corporation), and "Catspaws off the Land" (bought by the Chantrey Fund trustees); in 1885, "Mount's Bay" (bought by the Manchester Corporation) in 1886, "Nearing the Needles" in 1888, "Machrihanish Bay, Cantyre," in 1892, "Hove-to for a Pilot" in 1893, and "Glen Orchy," a landscape, in 1895.

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  • During his primacy the old archiepiscopal palace at Croydon was sold and the country palace of Addington bought with the proceeds.

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  • Millions of commercial articles in metal-work, wood and ivory flood the European markets, and may be bought in any street in Europe at a small price, but they offer a variety of design and an excellence of workmanship which place them almost beyond Western competition.

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  • The empress bought Pallas's natural history collections for 20,000 roubles, 5000 more than he asked for them, and allowed him to keep them for life.

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  • In 1768 Lord Holland bought the pocket borough of Midhurst for him, and he entered on his parliamentary career, and on London society, in 1769.

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  • He bought and resided at the estate of La Source near Orleans, studied philosophy, criticized the chronology of the Bible, and was visited amongst others by Voltaire, who expressed unbounded admiration for his learning and politeness.

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  • The Phocian mercenaries at Thermopylae were bought off and Philip crossed into central Greece.

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  • He also bought up various blocks of slum dwellings and converted them into model tenements, with the object of improving the conditions of the poorer classes of Dublin.

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  • In 923 he had bought a truce for ten years with the Hungarians, by a promise of tribute, but on its expiration he gained a great victory over these formidable foes in March 933 The Danes were defeated, and territory as far as the Eider secured for Germany; and the king sought further to extend his influence by entering into relations with the kings of England, France and Burgundy.

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  • The privileges of the company were extended to Germans in 1633, and about 1640 the Dutch members were bought out.

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  • In 1638 Peter Minuit on hehalf of this company established a settlement at what is now Wilmington, naming it, in honour of the infant queen Christina, Christinaham, and naming the entire territory, bought by Minuit from the Minquas Indians and extending indefinitely westward from the Delaware river between Bombay Hook and the mouth of the Schuylkill river, " New Sweden."

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  • But Constance refused to give up to the Swiss the right of exercising criminal jurisdiction in the Thurgau, which it had obtained from the emperor in 1417, while the Austrians, having bought Bregenz (in two parts, 1451 and 1523), were very desirous of securing the well-placed city for themselves.

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  • The fort was used as a sanatorium until 1857, when it was bought by the 12th Lord Lovat, whose son presented it in 1876 to the English order of Benedictines.

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  • The impeached ministers were, indeed, saved by the courage of the Chamber of Peers and the attitude of the National Guard; but their safety was bought at the price of Laffitte's popularity.

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  • In September 1729 he bought at a merely nominal price The Pennsylvania Gazette, a weekly newspaper which Keimer had started nine months before to defeat a similar project of Franklin's, and which Franklin conducted until 1765.

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  • The others, it was found, contained papers belonging to Franklin, and this important collection was bought and presented to the university of Pennsylvania.

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  • Alexandria, first known as Belhaven, was named in honour of John Alexander, who in the last quarter of the 17th century had bought the land on which the city now stands from Robert Howison; the first settlement here was made in 1695.

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  • In 1814 Alexandria was threatened by a British fleet, but bought immunity from attack by paying about $10o,000.

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  • Philadelphus (285-247), whose librarian was the celebrated Callimachus, bought up all Aristotle's collection of books, and also introduced a number of Jewish and Egyptian works.

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  • Christians ought to be taught that he who gives to a poor man or lends to the needy does better than if he bought pardons.

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  • His services to Louis were rewarded in various ways, and, using part of his wealth to increase the area of his possessions, he bought the town and district of Ansbach in 1331.

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  • About 1 33 8 John bought Culmbach and Plassenburg, and on the strength of a privilege granted to him in 1347 he seized many robberfortresses and held the surrounding lands as imperial fiefs.

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  • For the better accommodation of the increasing commerce of the port of Boston, the commonwealth bought a considerable frontage upon the harbour lines and constructed a dock capable of receiving the largest vessels, and has supplemented the work of the United States government in deepening the approaches to the wharves.

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  • Two years before the close of his term, with a promissory note for thirty dollars, he bought the remainder of his time from his master, and at the age of nineteen began to study law.

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  • In 1595 Sultan Murad, son of the emperor Akbar, besieged Ahmednagar, and was bought off by the formal cession of Berar.

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  • St Lawrence's chapel, a chantry built under Edward I., was bought by the townsfolk at the Reformation.

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  • In 1787 he bought Morrisania from Staats Long Morris, and returned to New York to live.

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  • In India 3 the earliest English mint was that at Madras which was bought by the East India Company in 1620, reorganized more than once and finally closed in 1869.

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  • Silver bullion, and the copper, tin and zinc required to make up bronze, are bought by the Mint and manufactured into coin, which is kept in stock and issued as it may be required.

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  • From 1851 to 1880 there was a communistic settlement, a branch of the Oneida Community, here; its property was bought by the Masonic Order and made into the Masonic Home.

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  • The villa of Marius, which was bought by Lucullus, and afterwards came into the possession of the imperial house, was the scene of the death of Tiberius.

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  • In eight years of hard work as director of a special land commission he settled the titles of land acquired by the French nation at the Revolution, and placed on an unassailable basis the rights of the proprietors who had bought this land from the government.

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  • The state bought the salt reservation in 1788, and soon afterward the manufacture of salt was begun by the whites.

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  • Peter Minuit, the first director-general, arrived with more colonists in May 1626, and soon afterwards Manhattan Island was bought from the Indians, Fort Amsterdam was erected at its lower end, and the settlement here was made the seat of government.

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  • Meanwhile, a week after Hobson's arrival, Wakefield's colonists had sailed into Port Nicholson, and proposed to take possession of immense tracts which the New Zealand Company claimed to have bought from the natives, and for which colonists had in good faith paid the company.

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  • Grey, much the best of the absolute governors, held the balance fairly between the white and brown races, and bought large tracts of land for colonization, including the whole South Island, where the Presbyterian settlement of Otago and the Anglican settlement of Canterbury were established by the persevering Wakefield.

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  • He bought wild lands, took stock in mining companies, desiccated egg companies, patent looms, photo-lithographic companies, gave away profusely, lent to plausible rascals, and was the ready prey of every new inventor who chanced to find him with money or with property that he could readily convert into money.

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  • In 1884, partly because his political life seemed at least for the immediate present to be at an end, partly on account of the freedom and activity of out-of-door life, he bought two cattle ranches near Medora on the Little Missouri river in North Dakota, where he lived for two years, becoming intimately associated with the life and spirit of the western portion of the United States.

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  • The patronymic of the Montaigne family, who derived their title from the château at which the essayist was born and which had been bought by his grandfather, was Eyquem.

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