Briefer sentence example

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  • It gives a very brief exegesis, briefer even than Baker's.

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  • Several important swords were discovered by heroes in The Hobbit, the briefer 'prequel' to The Lord of the Rings.

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  • On the whole, the story of Isaac's wife at Gerar is briefer and not so elevated as that of Sarah, but the parallel to xxi.

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  • Possibly this fact points to his Marcan document having been briefer than our Mark, and to its having afterwards received interpolations (see Mark, Gospel Of St).

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  • Some people do enjoy chatting with the same person regularly, but others prefer briefer connections.

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  • Based on Pasternak's training experience, he came to the conclusion that it is more effective to work out often for briefer periods of time rather than hours at the gym.

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  • The bottoms of the teddy emulate the boy briefer underpants that so many women like to wear.

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  • The answer from her Watcher was far briefer than its normal exchanges.

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  • The few next to be mentioned, being of smaller size (octavo), may be within reach of more persons, and, therefore, can be passed over in a briefer fashion without detriment.

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  • Wellhausen's briefer work (3rd ed., 1898) is especially suggestive for textual criticism.

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  • On the other hand, it may be true that an impression of a briefer period of ministry naturally results, and in early generations did actually result, from the synoptic account considered as a whole.

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  • In August 1581 he was sent on a second and briefer mission to Paris.

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  • Such is the account of the Saga of Eric the Red, supported by a number of briefer references in early Icelandic and other literature.

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  • The former has a somewhat briefer text, the latter agrees more closely with the Hebrew text.

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  • There are several excellent harbours (notably that of Ytternas), which were at one time of great importance to Russia from the fact that they are frozen up for a much briefer period than those on the coast of Finland.

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  • The statement about Matthew is much briefer and is harder to interpret.

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  • The former and briefer aims simply to expose the errors of Marcellus, whom Eusebius accuses of Sabellianism, the latter to refute them.

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