How to use Box in a sentence

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  • Her jewelry box was tiny and wooden.

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  • He drew a box around a large area.

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  • In the box was a small, simple necklace of a bronze chain and faded bronze coin.

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  • In addition to the bones themselves, the box contained a ripped plaid flannel shirt, and nestled at the bottom, dirty jeans, boots, and yellowed, soiled undershorts.

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  • Fred examined the small bone and handed it back to Cynthia who gingerly dropped it into a small crystal jewelry box on her bureau.

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  • Good operatives have a box full of tricks.

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  • Perhaps the weekend respite from the jury box had lessened Fred's apprehension.

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  • He placed the bone atop Cynthia's jewelry box on their bureau and climbed into bed.

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  • Princess Helene asked to see the portrait of the aunt's husband on the box lid.

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  • It's more of a cluttered box than a web.

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  • A tow-haired boy happily dropped a Marlboro cigarette box in the churning water and then ran downstream to monitor its progress.

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  • A slip on which was printed, in raised letters, the word BOX was placed on the object, and the same experiment was tried with a great many articles, but she did not immediately comprehend that the label-name represented the thing.

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  • Only those things he always kept with him remained in his room; a small box, a large canteen fitted with silver plate, two Turkish pistols and a saber--a present from his father who had brought it from the siege of Ochakov.

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  • But apparently the coachman's sympathy was not enough for Peter, and he turned on the box toward his master.

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  • Carmen had removed the nest box only a few days ago.

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  • Reaching her hand into the next nest box, a hen pecked it hard.

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  • He put the ring back and closed the jewelry box, wishing he could shut off his memories as easily.

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  • I did read in my book about fox and box. fox can sit in the box.

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  • Again, when I hid the spool, she looked for it in a little box not more than an inch long; and she very soon gave up the search.

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  • At one point, Tiger Woods got a dime for every box of Wheaties cereal with his photo on it, while the farmer was paid only a nickel for the wheat in that same box—and the farmer still made a profit.

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  • I found box of candy in Mr. Grave's pocket.

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  • One lady gave me a box of shells.

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  • Whoever owned the soul, he or she was important to find their way to Death's jewelry box.

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  • She twisted to stare at a large, wiry man with a whip-like body and a face that would scare Freddy Krueger standing in the middle of the apartment, her cat in one arm and the litter box in the other.

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  • A few days ago I received a little box of English violets from Lady Meath.

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  • The furnace consisted of a flat, rectangular, firebrick box, packed with a layer of finely-powdered charcoal 2 in.

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  • The Heroult cell consists of a square iron or steel box lined with carbon rammed and baked into a solid mass; at the bottom is a cast-iron plate connected with the negative pole of the dynamo, but the actual working cathode is undoubtedly the layer of already reduced and molten metal that lies in the bath.

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  • If a living edging is adopted, by far the best is afforded by the dwarf box planted closely in line.

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  • The vessel may be a flower-pot sawn in two, so that the halves may be bound together when used, or it may be a flower-pot or box with a side slit which will admit the shoot; this vessel is to be filled compactly with suitable porous earth, the opening at the slit being stopped by pieces of slate or tile.

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  • If roots have been placed in cellars, attention must be given to ventilation, which can be done by making a wooden box, say 6 by 8 in., to run from the ceiling of the cellar to the eaves of the building above.

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  • Here the charging machine lifts one box at a time from its car, pushes it through the momentarily opened furnace door, and empties the metal upon the hearth of the furnace by inverting the box, which it then replaces on its car.

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  • The badger-ward, who was usually attached to a bear-garden, kept his badger in a large box.

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  • As soon as the dog succeeded in doing this the animals were parted, often by the attendants biting their tails, and the badger was again shut up in his box, which, at a signal from the time-keeper, was again opened.

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  • The short streak of light thus obtained moves with Mirror, .l 4,Stindd Boom Balance Weight, j/?/?j?jj/ Masonry Column Lamp Br.mide Paper_ On- Need,Le o 0 the movement of the boom over a second slit perpendicular to the first and made in the lid of a box containing clockwork driving a band of bromide paper.

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  • Once more, however, a desperate attempt was made, by the fable of the "black box," to establish Monmouth's claims; and once more these claims were met by Charles's public declarations in the Gazette that he had never been married but to the queen.

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  • The village has woollen mills, knitting mills, stereoscope, box, and collar and cuff factories and machine shops.

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  • In the latter the artist provides a model in plaster from which the founder takes a mould within an encircling box.

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  • When abroad he sought out varieties of grasses, trees, rice and olives for American experiment, and after his return from France received yearly for twenty-three years, from his old friend the superintendent of the Jardin des plantes, a box of seeds, which he distributed to public and private gardens throughout the United States.

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  • An hour circle attached to E P and a declination circle attached to the box containing the mirror N, both of which can be read or set from E, complete the essentials of the instrument.

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  • A flanged cast-iron box, strongly r i bbed and open on one side, forms the centre of the polar axis.

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  • One pivot of the polar axis is attached to the lower end of this box, and a strong hollow metal cone, terminating in the other pivot, forms the upper part of the polar axis.

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  • The declination axis passes through the two opposite sides of the central box.

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  • The heated products of combustion from the burner B impinge on a metal box H, through which water is circulating, and then pass downwards and outwards through a spiral cooler which reduces them practically to the atmospheric temperature.

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  • The Power Was Transmitted To The Paddles By Bevel Wheels F, G, Rotating A Spindle Passing Through A Stuffing Box In The Bottom Of The Calorimeter.

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  • For charging in parallel a number of jars are collected in a box, and all the outside coatings are connected together metallically and all the inside coatings brought to one common terminal.

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  • The box should be of glass or stoneware or other non-conducting material.

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  • It has been found, however, that very efficient condensers can be made with compressed air as dielectric. If a number of metal plates separated by small distance pieces are enclosed in an iron box which is pumped full of air to a pressure, say, of 10o lb.

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  • Into the " rocker " and the " tom " the miner shovelled dirt, rocking it as he poured in water, catching the gold on riffles set across the bottom of his box; thus imitating in a wooden box the work of nature in the rivers.

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  • Other trees are the juniper, willow, green ash, box elder, scrub oak, wild plum and wild cherry.

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  • The electroscope is provided with a charging rod C. In a dry atmosphere sulphur or amber is an early perfect insulator, and hence if the air in the interior of the box is kept dry by calcium chloride, the electroscope will hold its charge for a long time.

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  • If then the strip of gold-leaf is raised or lowered in potential it moves to or from the plate P, and its movement can be observed by a microscope through a hole in the side of the box.

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  • It is a silver casket or lady's toilet box, in which were found an ampulla and other small objects, enriched with niello-work.5 From Roman times till the end of the 16th century the art of working in niello seems to have been constantly practised in some part at least of Europe, while in Russia and India it has survived to the present day.

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  • The upper part of the staple, called the nut, answered the same purpose as the head in the older kind of wooden press, and was in fact a box with a female screw in which the screw of the spindle worked.

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  • On the return of the bar the platen is raised by a spiral spring, placed in a box and fixed at the head of the press.

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  • To meet this obstacle P. Manhes proposed elevated side tuyeres, which could be kept clear by punching through gates in a wind box.

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  • This value represented about 200,000 box trees and quite as many others.

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  • The monopoly for cutting and exporting the timber of the Mazandaran forests is leased to European firms, principally for box and oak.

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  • It became a common word for a despatch box in which official papers were kept.

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  • There must also be mentioned the university church, the new university buildings, which occupy the site of the ducal palace (Schloss) where Goethe wrote his Hermann and Dorothea, the Schwarzer Box Hotel, where Luther spent the night after his flight from the Wartburg, and four towers and a gateway which now alone mark the position of the ancient walls.

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  • As in the case of the woman with the precious box of ointment, it is not the gift that merits reward, but the faith that inspires it.

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  • In 1679 Charles denied, in council, his supposed marriage with Lucy Walter, Monmouth's mother, his declarations being published in 1680 to refute the legend of the black box which was supposed to contain the contract of marriage, and told Burnet he would rather see him hanged than legitimize him.

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  • Thus, a shallow tin vessel, such as the lid of a biscuit box, may be levelled and filled with tap-water through a rubber hose.

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  • The commonest species of trees are such as grow in central Europe, namely, ash, fir, pine, beech, acacia, maple, birch, box, chestnut, laurel, holm-oak, poplar, elm, lime, yew, elder, willow, oak.

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  • The common box is especially prevalent, but the preponderating species are Coniferae, including the Caucasian species Pinus halepensis and P. insignis.

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  • It is the chief place of the Abadeh-Iklid district, which has 30 villages; it has telegraph and post offices, and is famed for its carved wood-work, small boxes,light cotton summer shows, trays, sherbet spoons,backgammon, &c., made of the wood of pear and box trees.

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  • Aphrodite, charmed by his beauty, hid the infant in a box and handed him over to the care of Persephone, who afterwards refused to give him up. On an appeal being made to Zeus, he decided that Adonis should spend a third of the year with Persephone and a third with Aphrodite, the remaining third being at his own disposal.

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  • No one is now allowed to see it, though the box in which it lies can be seen or touched through a grating in the little chapel that surrounds it.

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  • If now a small weight, as a penny, be passed through the slot, H, it falls into the small box, I, and causes the lever, J, to turn; the lever, J, which turns in friction wheels at K, and is counterbalanced at 0, carries a toothed segment, L, which actuates a small pinion on the same axle as F, and is free to turn on that axle by a sleeve.

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  • The box, I, has a hinged bottom with a projecting click finger which, as the box de - scends, plays idly over the staves of a ladder arc. When the weight is removed from the platform, the counterbalance, E, causes the finger, G, to run back to its zero position, carrying with it the finger M, and causing the click finger of the box, I, to trip open the bottom of the box and let the penny fall out.

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  • Underneath the top plate of the machine, and strongly framed to it, is a box, which contains the horizontal rods to the ends of which are attached the slides which regu late the flow of sugar from the 8 bottom of the hopper.

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  • These rods pass through holes in the front and back plates of the box, and are furnished with spiral springs, which (when the rods are forced back by hand) are in compression between the back plate of the box and shoulders on the rods.

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  • You will receive a box from me on Thursday next by the waggon, that starts from town to-morrow."

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  • In the practical instrument the three arms of the bridge P, Q, and S are generally composed of coils of wire contained in a box, whilst R is the resistance the value of which is to be determined.

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  • The rupture was never healed, and Fox and he had no relations with one another henceforth beyond such formal interviews as took place in the manager's box in Westminster Hall in connexion with the impeachment.

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  • When the gas had to be purified from carbon disulphide as well as from sulphuretted hydrogen, slaked lime was employed for the removal of carbon dioxide and the greater quantity of the sulphur compounds, whilst a catch box or purifier of oxide of iron served to remove the last traces of sulphuretted hydrogen.

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  • On entering the first purifier, which contains calcium thiocarbonate and other combinations of calcium and sulphur in small quantity, the sulphuretted hydrogen and disulphide vapour have practically no action upon the material, but the carbon dioxide immediately attacks the calcium thiocarbonate, forming calcium carbonate with the production of carbon disulphide vapour, which is carried over with the gas into the second box.

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  • In the connexion between the first and the second box the gas is found to contain 500 grains of sulphuretted hydrogen and 80 grains of carbon disulphide per Ioo cub.

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  • In the second box the formation of calcium thiocarbonate takes place by the action of carbon disulphide upon the calcium sulphide with the liberation of sulphuretted hydrogen, which is carried over to the third purifier.

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  • The contents of the third box, being mostly composed of slaked lime, take up sulphuretted hydrogen forming calcium sulphide, and practically remove the remaining impurities, the outlet gas showing 20 grains of sulphuretted hydrogen and 8 grains of carbon disulphide per Ioo cub.

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  • It will be noticed that in the earlier stages the quantity of sulphur impurities is actually increased between the purifiers - in fact, the greater amount of sulphiding procures the ready removal of the carbon disulphide, - but it is the carbon dioxide in the gas that is the disturbing element, inasmuch as it decomposes the combinations of sulphur and calcium; consequently it is a paramount object in this system to prevent this latter impurity finding its way through the first box of the series.

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  • This gives seven somites to the Hexapod's head, the tergites of which are fused to form a cephalic carapace or box.

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  • The king and queen spent long hours in a reporter's box while the Assembly discussed their fate and the fate of the French monarchy.

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  • Or we may take the opposite view, and regard the story of Osiris and his war with Seth (who shut him up in a box and mutilated him) as a dualistic myth, originally on the level of the battle betweenaGaunab andTsui-Goab, or between Tagar and Suqe.

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  • In the Greek myth (Hesiod, Works and Days, 90), men lived without " ill diseases that give death to men " till the cover was lifted from the forbidden box of Pandora.

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  • The box tree comes to rare perfection, but in consequence of indiscriminate cutting for export during many years, is now becoming scarce.

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  • The balance is adjusted by shunting either AD or BD with a box, S, containing 20 to Ioo ohms. All the wires in the quadrilateral must be of the same metal as AB, to avoid accidental thermoelectric effects which would obscure the result.

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  • The most generally approved form of this box is known as the "i-lb section," made from a strip of wood z in.

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  • It may be mentioned here that on the first of these sites a cuneiform tablet belonging to the Amarna series was discovered; at Gezer, a deed of sale; at Tell-el-Hasy the remains of a Babylonian stele, three seals, and three cylinders with Babylonian mythological representations; at Tell-el-Mutasellim, a seal bearing a Babylonian legend, and at Taannek, twelve tablets and fragments of tablets were found near the fragments of the terracotta box in which they were stored.

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  • It consists of two principal parts, an oblong rectangular box with an arrangement of plates, blocks and wedges, and over it a framework with heavy stampers which produce the pressure by their fall.

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  • The press box first consisted of strongly bound oaken planks, but later on cast-iron boxes were introduced.

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  • At each extremity of the box a bag of oil-meal was placed between two perforated iron plates, next to which were inserted filling-up pieces of wood, two of which were oblique, so that the wedges which exercised the pressure could be readily driven home.

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  • This insulation generally consists of materials such as charcoal, silicate cotton, granulated cork, small pumice, hair-felt, sawdust, &c., held between layers of wood or brick, and forming a more or less heat-tight box.

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  • With compressed-air machines which discharge the cold air direct into the insulated room or hold, a snow box is provided close to the outlet of the expansion cylinder to catch the snow and congealed oil.

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  • Among the more interesting plants of this deposit may be mentioned Torreya nucifera, now Japanese; an evergreen oak close to the common Quercus Ilex; Laurus canariensis, Apollonias canariensis, Persea carolinensis, and Ilex canariensis; Daphne pontica (a plant of Asia Minor); a species of box, scarcely differing from the English, and a bamboo.

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  • In 1680 he wrote "A Letter to a Person of Honour concerning the ` Black Box,'" in which he supported the claim of the duke of Monmouth to the crown against that of the duke of York; returning to the subject after Charles II.

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  • This method has received considerable extension, notably in furnace-smelting of iron ores containing manganese, where the entire hearth is often completely water-cased, and in some lead furnaces where no firebrick lining is used, the lower part of the furnace stack being a mere double iron box cooled by water sufficiently to keep a coating of slag adhering to the inner shell which prevents the metal from being acted upon.

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  • Bordeaux kicked sand away from a suspicious mound and found an empty cartridge box.

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  • The wood box was looking skimpy.

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  • If you folks are committed to playing in this sand box, I'll do what I can to scrape out the cat poop but don't expect encouragement from me.

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  • The litter box remained, and she knew if she looked under the bed, Sunny would be there.

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  • Two more men, one she recognized from the cottage, and another with darkly handsome Hispanic features, stood watching two Guardians box.

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  • Pierre returned a couple of hours later as she checked off the fourth box on her list of Oracle self-training.

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  • She opened the slender jewelry box and gasped.

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  • There stood Acting Sheriff Fitzgerald, in full uniform, a large box in his arms, wearing a smile as wide and sinister as a horror show villain.

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  • Fitzgerald left with a laugh, leaving the box of bones smack dab in the middle of the scrapping, snarling Dawkins, none of who gave a lick about the plastic anatomical remains.

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  • She opened the box and carefully unwrapped a tea bag, attention arrested as much by what was in her hands as the stiffness of paper.

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  • She'd left him the soul compass and his soul in her jewelry box, along with the ring he gave her, so he knew they were intended for him.

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  • He'd left it in a jewelry box in the bedroom he'd shared with past-Death.

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  • When she saw the king's throne had no such stone structure, she returned to the woman's and touched the box.

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  • I got paid to vote for Patrick McGarrity for City council, but I figured as long as I was in the box, I'd give ol' FDR a boost, too.

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  • Marie arrived home with a box containing blood-filled vials.

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  • Sarah had shown her how to change the blood bag and left a box of them.

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  • In the breast pocket of his cassock was a large silver snuff box, and he always wore a biretta.

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  • In short, you can designate any system as an environment monitoring station and connect this little black box to your serial port.

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  • Next morning I went outside to get the paper and I saw a small black box sitting on my doorstep.

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  • Use of such black box environmental forecasting can reveal missing structure in the deterministic models.

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  • What you need to look for on the box or advertising blurb is ' System Requirements ' .

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  • Secondly, that ' the dog's bollocks ' comes from ' box deluxe ' .

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  • The opening of the box is in the shape of lightning bolts.

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  • The box set contains 8 models and includes a heavy bolter, plasmagun and Champion components.

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  • The last thing they want is to tick a box.

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  • Since this is not a geometric operation, the bounding box does not change.

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  • Will the Amiga be turned into a set-top box?

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  • There are many different types of boxes including beautiful sterling silver boxes, a traditional carved wooden box or pretty cardboard boxes.

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  • The second black box was recovered the next day despite being buried in sediment without any traces being visible on the seabed.

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  • A pop-up selection box is displayed showing all possible matching names.

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  • Noticed some one carrying a small rectangular box, strapped in his shoulder.

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  • In the Options dialog box, click the File Type tab.

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  • You'll then see a dialog box that allows you to select the items you want in Details view.

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  • You can also use the search box provided, by simply typing in the product you are looking for.

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  • Made from a single piece of folding boxboard, these are pre-scored and only require careful folding to form a clamshell storage box.

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  • However I think it shows that even a simple box camera is quite capable of taking reasonably sharp photos.

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  • Tickets for events can be purchased at the ICA box office (020 7930 3647) or by visiting their website.

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  • Can you recommend the best way to remove brambles which are growing in with a box privet hedge please?

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  • Last night I picked a whole box of blackberries from the wild brambles that grow over the hedge.

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  • When purchased they should be kept in an open top box or tray, containing bran.

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  • Meanwhile, many thanks to Sebastian Falk, who earlier delivered a sandwich box full of delicious home-made chocolate brownies to the over-by-over team.

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  • This box is covered in moisture resistant black library buckram.

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  • The owner puts the budgies in a cardboard box.

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  • Knowing my luck, the slabs will turn up, eat the lot, and then bugger off as I plonk my box down!

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  • Our chef created a beef burger using the ingredients on the box of a branded product.

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  • Ashley Young, who had been lively from the start reached the byline inside the box only for the defender to bring him down.

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  • When was the last time you used a public call box?

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  • High wing cantilever monoplane, tapering in plan form and thickness, built on a single box spar of corrugated light alloy sheet.

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  • Roughly 10 m of coax then fed into the other box were decoupling capacitors allowed signal take off for the mixer.

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  • I found them in a cardboard box in a supermarket car park.

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  • The engine also features a reed valve that pulls oil from the cylinder head thereby reducing oil carry-over to the air box.

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  • A great English vintage toffee tin, a printed faux walnut wood veneer to resemble a wooden casket or box.

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  • So he asked the centipede in the box, " would you like to go to Frank's with me and have a beer?

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  • We specialize in personalized baby gift box, and luxury christening gifts.

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  • For some reason I brought a box of Cuban cigars.

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  • In 2003 with a big cruise pending, I recovered an ELCB and some magnetic mains circuit breakers from a scrapped power distribution box.

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  • At the bottom of the ocean we saw a giant clam next to a box of treasure.

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  • This fabulous clutch box bag is made of blond wood with gold tone metal clasp.

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  • We plan to make a " molecular tool box " for the genetic manipulation of the genus clostridium.

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  • Jeremy Sams directs a cast with considerable box office clout.

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  • Seven to twelve coats of lacquer are applied; the lacquer must dry and the box be polished in between each coats of lacquer are applied; the lacquer must dry and the box be polished in between each coat.

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  • Spare a thought and some silver coinage for them next time you see a collecting box or a flag day.

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  • Selecting the Collocation command from the Query menu opens the collocation command from the Query menu opens the Collocation dialog box.

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  • In the box ' between ' insert a comma followed by a space.

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  • In each case the crystal is shown within the same size box to enable quantitative comparison of the effect.

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  • She put the box in her pocket, and thus compelled me to keep her ring.

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  • The set is complete in excellent condition with original box.

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  • Ever watched a child play for hours with a simple object like a pine cone or a cardboard box?

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  • Square Favor Box with Jewels These gorgeous favor boxes have jewels on gold color wires on the lids and contain confectionery of your choice.

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  • The box is also tissue lined with co-ordinate sprinkle confetti along with your personal message.

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  • The freeze dried rose petal confetti comes in a clear plastic box finshed with a clear gold bow.

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  • The United Reformed Church Scottish Synod Office, PO Box 189, 240 Cathedral Street, Glasgow G1 2BX can advise on Scottish congregationalism.

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  • Shown above the ufit conservatory box gutter is integral with the rest of the conservatory box gutter is integral with the rest of the conservatory gutter system, ie it looks neat!

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  • With a box of tools and a few mighty simple contrivances he had made out to have a devil of a temple.

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  • A Dual Range transfer box allows a lower ratio to be selected for the torque convertor drive train.

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  • Therefore, we are using the box corer, which allows us to recover undisturbed surface sediments from the seafloor.

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  • There is to be found a veritable cornucopia or Pandora's box, as the case may be.

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  • By completing box 59 an agent can be authorized to handle correspondence on behalf of the purchaser.

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  • Corydalis cashmeriana In log 28 I was repotting a fish box trough of corydalis cashmeriana In log 28 I was repotting a fish box trough of Corydalis cashmeriana and made it into two troughs.

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  • Each grid box was weighted by surface area, using the cosine of the latitude.

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  • Some reports state the high box pews and the north gallery were removed, a small vestry and bell cote were added.

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  • On the box beside the driver sat a venerable old attendant.

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  • Without answering, he headed for the fireplace and opened the wood box.

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  • Yet nothing had ever been placed in the box.

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  • All my mail goes to a post office box.

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  • Why would Yancey have a dummy mail box?

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  • He took the wood from her arms and dropped it into the wood box.

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  • He's thirty-six years old and starting life over; he's an empty box.

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  • There was an old-school cell phone in the glove box.

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  • She flipped on the light and opened the dress box.

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  • The salesperson recognized her and reappeared with a small box.

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  • She pulled on her top, buttoned it, and chose a pin from her jewelry box.

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  • I suppose you wonder what I've got in this box.

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  • Everyone moved closer as Fitzgerald ceremoniously opened the box.

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  • Look at the way he made a production out of opening up the box.

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  • You'd think you were on trial today instead of sitting in a jury box.

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  • She looked at Dean as Cynthia opened the box.

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  • Deidre reached for the box.

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  • He picked up the toys Destiny had been playing with and put them in the toy box.

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  • Gabriel went to her jewelry box.

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  • Someone get Deidre a juice box!

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  • Hannah accepted the book and juice box.

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  • I saw him box.

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  • Given her first chance to rest in over two days, she sighed, exhausted and irritated at having to dig her own clothing out of a box.

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  • While Cynthia was off with Fred sorting his treasure box, Dean remained in the kitchen washing up the dishes.

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  • A second trip to her rental car for a computer, two briefcases and a box of papers confirmed the wisdom of his choice of the larger room.

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  • Cynthia carefully hand washed the articles of clothing from Fred's box of historical goodies and hung them outside in the sun to dry.

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  • The village of Ouray lay snuggled at the terminus of a long valley, wrapped in a box canyon by the towering San Juans to the east, west and south.

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  • I promised to donate this here ink well and pen that came from the box of Annie's stuff.

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  • All persons under the age of eighteen must complete and mail a consent of minors use of the ice park in the box below.

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  • A Country and Western singer was mourning a lost love on Fred's mini boom box.

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  • There was time for quiet evenings, some jazz and classical music in the Dean's quarters, country and western in Fred's and some totally incomprehensible noise from the small room where Martha Boyd and her boom box now dwelt.

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  • She said she'd arrange for you to box it up.

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  • Then the beautiful woman, with soft almond shaped eyes waved her hand at the box.

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  • A bakery box held four small French pastries.

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  • Jackson handed her a box.

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  • When the last box was filled with plates, he contemplated whether to wake Elisabeth or not.

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  • Let's finish off this box of bags.

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  • Jackson removed a velvet box from his pocket.

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  • The box held a beautiful diamond ring encircled with deep, ruby baguettes.

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  • He dropped down to one knee, removed the jewelry box from his jacket and opened it.

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  • I'll run up and get the box.

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  • She opened the box, and gasped, "These are gorgeous!"

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  • Carmen grabbed a chunk of wood from the box and jerked the stove door open.

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  • She made a job of searching through the cabinet for the cat food and avoided his gaze as she handed him the box.

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  • He took the box from her hand.

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  • He lifted the box and grinned.

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  • Alex replaced the last desk drawer and closed the box of personal items on his desk.

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  • Alex gave his full attention to tucking the photo into the box through a gap in the top.

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  • Alex gave up trying to fit the picture into the gap in the box and laid it on top of it.

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  • He stood and put the picture on top of the box.

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  • He grabbed the box and walked out of the room, shutting the door without looking back.

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  • He put the box behind the seat in the truck and climbed in, laying the picture beside him.

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  • Brady approached the five soldiers in urban gray tactical suits crowded around the small box with a hole still smoking from a hit by a wayward laser bullet.

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  • The box was marked with a biohazard symbol on the outside.

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  • Brady growled, taking the box.

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  • There was no running water, no food supplies, no energy whatsoever, just a deteriorating building with a score of insurgents and a small black box.

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  • He closed the box.

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  • His dark gaze returned to the box, and he reached up to the earpiece as he moved away from the others.

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  • George, I have a small black box about the size of your hand with nothing but a keypad in it.

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  • He placed the box in his cargo pocket and joined the two teams in the chilly predawn morning.

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  • You'll soon receive orders to report to a set of coords with the box.

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  • Brady stretched a muscular arm across the table beside him to tug the box out of his other uniform.

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  • He stuffed the small box of fresh chocolate into his cargo pocket.

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  • Get that box to the feds; they're not far.

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  • You have the box?

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  • Lana tilted it out far enough to see it was a box of chocolates with the nearby fed hospital's seal on the top.

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  • Under the seat is a box with vests and water-breathers.

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  • There was a box strapped to the floor beneath the bench.

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  • Lana eased the straps off the box and pulled.

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  • The heavy metal box grated towards her.

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  • With trembling hands, she deactivated the latches with a touch, and the top of the box slid open.

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  • Brady's tranquility steadied her, and she searched through the box.

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  • The helicopter righted itself fast, and she saw the parachute Brady had been trying to release by smashing his fist against the control box in the ceiling.

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  • She's somewhere in this box.

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  • So we have three to check in the box we identified, if we include the one in Randolph.

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  • Finally, he turned and reached beneath the counter and handed Dean a box containing hundreds of cards.

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  • The box is blank.

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  • The ad was just a box at the paper and no phone number.

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  • Unable to resist, she lifted a box and carried it to the door on her way in.

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  • She plucked a tissue from the box on the counter and blew her nose.

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  • He reached in his pocket and pulled out a small box.

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  • As she gripped the small box in her hand, he pulled her into his arms and claimed her lips in a way that was different than he had ever done before.

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  • In her room, she flipped on the light and looked at the box.

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  • It looked like a ring box, but they had already purchased the rings.

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  • Inside the box was a note with only three words.

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  • The box contained a pair of earrings - delicate filigree in white gold with sparkling diamonds.

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  • There was no mirror in the bedroom, so she put the earrings back in the box.

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  • From the window a flower box was visible, overgrown with weeds.

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  • He had placed the little box containing the tiny body in the grave and planted the flowers.

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  • Pulling her rifle from the box under the seat, he left Jonathan with the younger children and walked Carmen to a spot facing the target.

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  • A bird built a nest in the flower box and it has little baby birds!

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  • She was searching in the jewelry box for it when Alex came into the bedroom.

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  • She giggled and turned to the dresser, closing the jewelry box lid.

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  • She indicated the box.

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  • Gerald and Sam watched as Carmen opened the box and started putting it together.

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  • Can you believe he drug out that box of cancer sticks while we were discussing the sale of natural foods?

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  • She snatched a tissue from the jeweled box on her desk and buried her nose into its softness.

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  • The pilot light had gone out on the stove, so she took a match from the box in the cabinet and lit one of the candles.

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  • She propped it on the railing and tried to manipulate the box, wondering if dropping it messed up something.

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  • Laurencio stepped back and was alternately gazing at Toni and Jessi through a box he made out of his hands.

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  • He watched closely, appearing amused and cautious, like a husband watching his wife learn to box.

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  • She studied it for a few seconds before digging through the box for something similar.

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  • A white desk crammed in a corner was covered with teen magazines, and a box of beads had spilled and scattered a rainbow across the carpet.

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  • Too nervous, Jessi instinctively knelt on the floor beside the overturned box and began collecting the small treasures.

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  • Jessi carefully placed Ashley's project in a corner of the box, praying her cousin was alive to finish it one day.

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  • Jessi's eyes went to the box again.

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  • Struck by an idea, she piled all the beads into the box before unfastening the clasp on Xander's necklace.

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  • Jessi tucked the box under the bed and sat nervously, waiting for Jonny.

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  • But Zeus descended to her in a shower of gold, and she gave birth to Perseus, whereupon Acrisius placed her and her infant in a wooden box and threw them into the sea.

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  • The slides are accurately fitted so as to have no sensible lateral shake, but yet so as to move easily in the direction of the greatest length of the micrometer box.

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  • The total number of revolutions is read off by a scale attached to the side of the box, but not seen in the figure.

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  • The five fixed webs are attached to the table which is secured to the bottom of the box by the screws p. The three movable webs are attached to the projections XX on the frame aa.

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  • One double web, fixed in the box, is pointed symmetrically, as in fig.

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  • Two other screws, o, p, the heads of which are not graduated, give motions to the whole micrometer box through t 1 mm.

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  • All the essential parts of the micrometer, including the slides, micrometer box, tube, etc., are of steel or cast-iron, so that changes of temperature do not affect the adjustments.

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  • The second method, which he calls the "Promptuarium Multiplicationis" on account of its being the most expeditious of all for the performance of multiplications, involves the use of a number of lamellae or little plates of metal disposed in a box.

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  • The public praise used to be led by an individual called the "precentor," who occupied a box in front of, and a little lower than, the pulpit.

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  • Taking into account the heat absorbed by the box and the metal, Rumford calculated that the heat developed was sufficient to raise 26.58 lb of water from the freezing to the boiling point, and in this calculation the heat lost by radiation and conduction was neglected.

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  • This receiving apparatus, with the exception of the Morse printer, was contained in a sheet-iron box, so as to exclude it from the action of the sparks of the neighbouring transmitter.

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  • This was constructed of a shallow box placed in a vertical position, with metallic front and back and insulating sides.

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  • The box was filled nearly, but not quite full, of granulated hard carbon.

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  • The current from the battery used passed from the diaphragm through the granulated carbon to the metallic back of the box.

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  • The microphonic portion of the transmitter is contained in a thin cylindrical box or case of brass A, the inner curved surface of which is covered with an insulating layer of paper.

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  • The front or cover of the case is a similar button of hard polished carbon D, also slightly smaller in diameter than the cylindrical wall of the box.

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  • The box is thus entirely closed at the front, while the front carbon disk, which constitutes an electrode, is perfectly free to follow the motions of the diaphragm.

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  • The space enclosed between the front and rear faces of the box is filled about three-quarters full of finely granulated hard carbon, which therefore lies in contact with the front and rear carbon disks of the apparatus, and also fills up the space lying between the lower edge of these disks and the curved surface of the case.

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  • This figure of speech refers, not to a basket or box in which things can be stored, but to the baskets, used in India in excavations, as a means of handing on the earth from one worker to another.

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  • The principal types to be found in the United Kingdom and on the continent of Europe are open wagons (the lading often protected from the weather by tarpaulin sheets), mineral wagons, covered or box wagons for cotton, grain, &c., sheep and cattle trucks, &c. The principal types of American freight cars are box cars, gondola cars, coal cars, stock cars, tank cars and refrigerator cars, with, as in other countries, various special cars for special purposes.

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  • The gondola or flat car corresponds to the European open wagons and is used to carry goods not liable to be injured by the weather; but in the United States the practice of covering the load with tarpaulins is unknown, and therefore the proportion of box cars is much greater than in Europe.

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  • On this account it is common to put small end doors, in American box cars, through which timber and rails may be loaded.

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  • Even the mere money value of the lost pieces must be immense, and among them is the central relic box, which would have told us in whose honour the monument was put up.

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  • The stone lid of the coffer was split into four pieces; but the coffer remained perfectly closed, so accurately was the lid fitted into flanges on the sides of the box.

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  • Most of these are perforated for mounting on threads or wires, and had been, no doubt, originally connected together to form one or more of the elaborate girdles, necklaces and breast ornaments then worn by the women.3 On the bottom of the stone box there was similar dust, pieces of bone and jewelry, and also remains of what had been vessels of wood.

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  • In 1795 he visited England, one incident of his journey being the loss of all his private papers, including the materials for an autobiography, which were contained in a box stolen from off his postchaise in St Paul's Churchyard.

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  • Another mode of drying is to keep the specimens in a box of dry sand in a warm place for ten or twelve hours, and then press them in drying paper.

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  • A plan which has been found to answer well is to arrange them in cardboard boxes, either with glass tops or in sliding covers, in drawers - the name being placed outside each box and the specimens gummed into the boxes.

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  • Specimens on the bark of trees require pressure until the bark is dry, lest they become curled; and those growing on sand or friable soil, such as Coniocybefurfuracea, should be laid carefully on a layer of gum in the box in which they are intended to be kept.

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  • Forest resources have been but slightly touched (more so since the end of Spanish rule) except mahogany, which goes to the United States, and cedar, which is used to box the tobacco products of the island, much going also to the United States.

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  • Early in that year was begun The Wrong Box, a farcical romance in which Mr Lloyd Osbourne participated; Stevenson also began a romance about the Indian Mutiny, which he abandoned.

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  • It was in November 1890 that he made his abode at Vailima, where he took a small barrack of a wooden box 500 ft.

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  • The first edition also gives an engraving of the ark (repeated in the editions up to the fifth), in shape like a long roofed box, floating on the waters; the animals are seen in separate stalls.

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  • Io), and the (late) description of its appearance represents it as an oblong box 22 cubits long, IZ cubits in breadth and height (roughly 1.2 by.

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  • The ring thus prepared was placed in a cast-iron box and heated in a gas furnace.

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  • There is no mention whatever of a portable box or construction beyond the darkened room, nor is there in his later work, De Refractione Optices Parte (1593), in which he discusses the analogy between vision and the simple dark room with an aperture, but incorrectly.

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  • Robert Boyle seems to have been the first to construct a box camera with lens for viewing landscapes.

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  • At one end of it paper was stretched, and at the other a convex lens was fitted in a hole, the image being viewed through an aperture at the top of the box.

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  • Johann Zahn, in his Oculus Artificialis Teledioptricus (1685-1686), described and figured two forms of portable box cameras with lenses.

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  • One was a wooden box with a projecting tube in which a combination of a concave with a convex lens was fitted, for throwing an enlarged image upon the focusing screen, which in its proportions and application is very similar to our modern telephotographic objectives.

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  • The image was first thrown upon an inclined mirror and then reflected upwards to a paper screen on the top of the box.

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  • There are very numerous representations on the monuments; in some the censer appears as a small cup or bowl held by a human hand to which a long handle is attached on which is a small box to hold the incense.

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  • Thus if a lacquer box in the form of a parallelogram is the object, Japanese artists will not divide it in two equal parts by a perpendicular line, but by a diagonal, as offering a more pleasing line and division.

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  • If the box be round, they will seek to lead the eye away from the naked regularity of the circle by a pattern distracting attention, as, for example, by a zigzag breaking the circular outline, and supported by other ornaments.

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  • The shapes of the body and lid corresponded so intimately that, whereas the lid could be slipped on easily and smoothly without any attempt to adjust its curves to those of the body, it always fitted so closely that the box could be lifted by grasping the lid only.

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  • Another feat of his was to apply a lining of silver to a shakudo box by shaping and hammering only, the fit being so perfect that the lining clung like paper to every part of the box.

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  • Like some other culture-heroes, he steals sun, moon and stars out of a box, so enlightening the dark earth.

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  • In the kitchen is the box bed in which the poet was born, and many of the articles of furniture belonged to his family.

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  • The " cradle " is a simple appliance for treating somewhat larger quantities, and consists essentially of a box, mounted on rockers, and provided with a perforated bottom of sheet iron in which the " pay dirt " is placed.

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  • The upper end contains a perforated riddle plate which is placed directly over the riffle box, and under certain circumstances mercury may be placed behind the riffles.

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  • The water is brought from a ditch on the high ground, and through a line of pipes to the distributing box, whence the branch pipes supplying the jets diverge.

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  • Althaea thereupon seized the log, extinguished the flames, and hid it in a box.

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  • The tubbing, which is considerably less in diameter than the borehole, is suspended by rods from the surface until a bed suitable for a foundation is reached, upon which a sliding length of tube, known as the moss box, bearing a shoulder, which is filled with dried moss, is placed.

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  • The painted box tortoise is common in the central part of the state; the snapping-turtle and the soft-shell turtle in most of the rivers and creeks; the Louisiana mud-turtle, in the coast marshes.

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  • The MS. of this work, written in Phoenician characters, was said to have been found in his tomb (enclosed in a leaden box) at the time of an earthquake during the reign of Nero, by whose order it was translated into Greek.

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  • The collimateur which is used in many sights is a rectangular box closed at one end by a darkened glass with a i "?

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