How to use Bright in a sentence

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  • She favored him with a bright smile.

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  • Lisa rolled her face away from the bright window.

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  • Bright stars shone out here and there in the sky.

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  • It was bright daylight when she woke.

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  • He's a bright kid.

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  • Several of the men, with bright kindly faces, stopped beside Pierre.

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  • Fury turned her face bright red.

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  • The middle-aged man with bright green eyes standing in his study looked harmless.

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  • Anyone as bright and curious as you would have to explore that attic.

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  • Frustrated, Katie looked both directions down the pristine, eerily quiet hallway before following the kid toward the far end, where a bright red exit sign hung over the door.

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  • His large eyes were bright and snappy.

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  • She emerged into the bright light of a warm December afternoon and began to melt.

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  • He tipped his hat back, fixing her with a bright blue gaze that stunned her vocal cords.

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  • The robed man led her into the fortress and wound his way through bright intersections, down stairs, and into a more opulent part of the building.

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  • My later proved to be several hours when I opened eyes to a crying wife, white covers, bright lights, stuff attached to me and lots of pain.

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  • His gut twisted at the idea of never again seeing her bright smile, holding her, smelling her sweet scent.

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  • A blissful bright smile was fixed on the baby's broad face with its toothless open mouth.

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  • The whole household, servants included, was bright and animated.

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  • The room lit up with a bright flash of lightening, and thunder rattled the windowpane.

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  • One source of energy was darker than a stormy sky while another was as bright as the sun.

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  • Where the pools are bright and deep, Where the gray trout lies asleep, Up the river and o'er the lea, That's the way for Billy and me.

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  • He turned his attention to the fire and tucked another piece of bark into the bright coals.

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  • As she stepped out into the bright sunlight, a tall figure caught her attention.

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  • He was out of place, a bright light in the corner of the dimly lit room, dressed casually in jeans, T-shirt and hiking boots.

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  • With his small frame and bright eyes, he'd always reminded her of an elf of some sort.

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  • Instead of going to see the Immortal leader, Gabriel crossed through the shadow world, squinting as he emerged into the bright mid-morning sunlight.

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  • The change from storm and winter to serene and mild weather, from dark and sluggish hours to bright and elastic ones, is a memorable crisis which all things proclaim.

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  • The stone floors were drafty, so she put on slippers and padded into the bright hallway of her wing of the manor.

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  • I found a bright red one.

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  • And oh, the housekeeping! to keep bright the devil's door-knobs, and scour his tubs this bright day!

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  • Pierre felt confused and wished to avoid that look, but the bright old eyes attracted him irresistibly.

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  • The sunshine from behind the hill did not penetrate into the cutting and there it was cold and damp, but above Pierre's head was the bright August sunshine and the bells sounded merrily.

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  • Outside all was bright, fresh, dewy, and cheerful.

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  • The sky was dark, the stars plentiful and bright.

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  • Then another light flashed clear and bright by the side of the first one.

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  • Moon and stars were bright overhead.

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  • The sun was too bright, the people around her too friendly.

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  • He's a very bright boy.

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  • The only bait he could find was a bright red blossom from a flower; but he knew fishes are easy to fool if anything bright attracts their attention, so he decided to try the blossom.

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  • Young Billy Langstrom came by for Pumpkin, his newfound friend, announced by the absence of a muffler on his bright red Jeep.

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  • Rhyn trailed and emerged again into the balmy, bright island day.

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  • It was open and airy, bright and cheerful.

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  • I ran to pick it up and was surprised to find that it was a bag full of bright gold pieces.

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  • There are about a hundred girls, and they are all so bright and happy; it is a joy to be with them.

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  • I told her that when we are happy our thoughts are bright, and when we are naughty they are sad.

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  • She opened the door and the bright daylight in that previously darkened room startled her.

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  • Natasha continued to look at him intently with bright, attentive, and animated eyes, as if trying to understand something more which he had perhaps left untold.

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  • The storm was long since over and there was bright, joyous sunshine on Natasha's face as she gazed tenderly at her husband and child.

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  • She squirmed and gave him a bright smile.

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  • Did he really think she was bright?

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  • She twisted in her chair to see a man near the dark windows whose eyes were the color of her bright purple Easter dress.

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  • The youth's eyes were wide and bright, his skin flushed with health.

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  • Gabriel left the portal and blinked at the bright light of Tamer's study.

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  • She turned bright red and cringed.

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  • The morning light was too bright for his eyes, and he turned to face shelves of antique books.

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  • Her eyes were a bright blue.

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  • The next morning the sun rose bright and warm, and we got up quickly for our hearts were full of pleasant expectation....

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  • The dark starry night was followed by a bright cheerful morning.

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  • His face was flushed and his eyes were bright.

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  • His pupils were contracted by the bright sunlight and his light green eyes contrasted sharply with his bronze tan.

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  • Closing her eyes against the bright sunlight, she absorbed its warmth.

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  • Down by the pond, frogs were singing their night songs and the sky was filled with bright stars.

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  • Julie from Boston reentered the picture bright one Monday morning when she accompanied Howie into the office.

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  • She perched on the edge of one table, fidgeting hands in her lap and bright features alert as she focused on some point on the screen.

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  • The sun was bright and the day warm.

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  • It had a bright blue cover, which he was careful not to soil.

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  • The sun rose bright and fair, and the morning was without a cloud.

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  • The winter of 1892 was darkened by the one cloud in my childhood's bright sky.

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  • Her eyes are very big and blue, and her cheeks are soft and round and rosy and her hair is very bright and golden.

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  • As I have said before, she is wonderfully bright and active and as quick as lightning in her movements.

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  • The morning after our arrival I awoke bright and early.

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  • In August, the large masses of berries, which, when in flower, had attracted many wild bees, gradually assumed their bright velvety crimson hue, and by their weight again bent down and broke the tender limbs.

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  • As if Nature could support but one order of understandings, could not sustain birds as well as quadrupeds, flying as well as creeping things, and hush and whoa, which Bright can understand, were the best English.

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  • She looked up, eyes bright.

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  • His assassin's gaze was bright and his face healthy, a pleasant surprise.

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  • The stars didn't shine quite so bright in the immortal world, and the sky didn't seem as endless.

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  • I do love to run and hop and skip with Robert in bright warm sun.

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  • But of course, it is not alone for their bright colors that we love the flowers....

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  • The hand he rested on Sean's forehead glowed bright in the fog.

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  • His Oriental features were chiseled, his turquoise eyes bright.

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  • The light from the water was bright enough to show who stood on the opposite shore, caught in what looked like a lover's embrace.

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  • The twin moons of the outer banks of Hell were bright.

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  • She appeared healthy, and her blue eyes were bright.

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  • He stepped into the bright sunlight and withdrew one of hundreds of grey swords housed in small racks along the back side of the dwelling.

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  • Brilliant sunlight blinded her after days of grey, and she blinked at the bright, familiar blue sky.

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  • She took in their bright clothing, glad she thought to wear light blue today.

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  • Instead he strode through the bright hallways into the women's wing and into the first room.

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  • She'd thought the planet completely dead, but there was a bright patch of green grass beneath her and the pod.

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  • Water shot from the bottom of the canyon, forming hundreds of tall columns whose mist cast rainbows in the bright moonlight.

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  • The 32-year-old detective with bright red crew cut and opened-collar sports shirt looked as if nothing short of a catastrophe would cause him a lick of concern.

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  • He revived Cynthia and wrapped her tightly in a bright red blanket, stark contrast to her blanched pallor.

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  • Randy's young girlfriend, Jenny, a bright and quiet little thing, arrived just after Dean and the four chatted easily before dinner.

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  • No, Mabel, that ain't no bright red sweater on the guy in the corner!

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  • He was re-zipping his front bag when he glanced down at a biker a switchback below him pulling off a jersey and donning a bright yellow jacket.

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  • Although there was a scattering of other bikers, he was sure the bright yellow windbreaker would be easy to spot, unless the biker became lost in a large pack.

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  • Lightning flashed so bright that the room lit up, and shortly afterward it thundered so loud that the windows rattled.

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  • You're up bright and early.

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  • The sky was clear and stars bright.

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  • Taran lowered his eye-band at the bright light streaming through her windows.

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  • He dragged her to a window and the bright midday sun.

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  • The moon was too bright for his eyes, and the cold ocean breeze burned his lungs.

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  • Felipa favored her with a bright smile.

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  • She parked her gray Thunderbird behind Denton's bright red sports car and climbed the steps to the porch.

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  • Bright sunshine beat down through the bedroom window, heating her bedroll until she was drenched with sweat.

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  • The rain had refreshed the vegetation and the trunks of the trees were dark against the bright green leaves.

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  • The stranger turned, her bright eyes on Xander.

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  • His eyes flashed bright red, his arms gesturing to the world around as he spoke.

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  • The children are possessed of a bright intelligence, which, however, soon reaches its climax, and the adult may be compared in this respect with the civilized child of ten or twelve.

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  • Over-transpiration in bright wintry weather, when the roots are not absorbing, often results in yellowing.

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  • On this theory the yellowbird or NorthAmerican "goldfinch," C. tristis, would seem, with its immediate allies, to rank among the highest forms of the group, and the pinegoldfinch, C. pinus, of the same country, to be one of the lowest the cock of the former being generally of a bright yellow hue, with black crown, tail and wings - the last conspicuously barred with white, while neither hens nor young exhibit any striations.

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  • These represent the bright side of Tatar rule.

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  • It may well be that his picture is too bright, and that in his obvious anxiety to prove the needlessness of an ecclesiastical revolution he has gone to the opposite extreme from the Protestants.

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  • Its head and neck are covered with short thick-set feathers, resembling velvet pile, of a bright straw colour above, and a brilliant emerald green beneath.

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  • The principal chalybeate springs are the Tewitt well, called by Dr Bright, who wrote the first account of it, the "English Spa," discovered by Captain William Slingsby of Bilton Hall near the close of the r6th century; the Royal Chalybeate Spa, more commonly known as John's Well, discovered in 1631 by Dr Stanhope of York; Muspratt's chalybeate or chloride of iron spring discovered in 1819, but first properly analysed by Dr Sheridan Muspratt in 1865; and the Starbeck springs midway between High Harrogate and Knaresborough.

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  • It consists, that is to say, in a range of bright lines, the agreement of which with the negative pole bands of nitrogen, together with details of interest connected with its mode of production, was ascertained by a continuance of the research.

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  • At the end of 1905, however, about 37 had been certainly recognized, besides some outlying cases of indeterminate type, in which continuous occultations by two bright stars, revolving in virtual contact, are doubtfully supposed to be in progress.

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  • Insect life is relatively not abundant; the air is brisk and bright with ample sunshine.

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  • Instead of a mirror the second fork carries a bright point on one prong, and the microscope is focused on this.

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  • If both forks vibrate, an observer looking through the microscope sees the bright point describing Lissajous figures.

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  • The bead is illuminated and shows a bright point of light.

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  • On the pendulum was fixed an illuminated silver bead which appeared as a bright point of light when seen for an instant.

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  • In contrast, the Yellowstone is a stream of bright clear water running over a gravelly bed and among numerous forest-clad islands.

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  • The king was struck with the lad's bright grey eyes and pleasant humorous face; and Brokman, proud of his pupil, made him translate a chapter from a Hebrew Bible first into Latin and then into Danish, for the entertainment of the scholarly monarch.

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  • John Bright said of her that what specially struck him was her absolute truthfulness.

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  • The end of the Constituent Assembly he heard of with joy and with bright hopes for the future, soon dashed by the behaviour of the Legislative Assembly.

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  • The superfluous asterism, named Abhijit, included the bright star a Lyrae, under whose influence the gods had vanquished the Asuras.

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  • In 1828 the sliding scale was introduced, under which the duty went up and down as the price of grain went down and up; and it was against this form of the Corn Law that the great agitation led by Cobden and Bright was directed after 1830.

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  • In September 1839 a 3-foot speculum was finished and mounted on an altazimuth stand similar to Herschel's; but, though the definition of the images was good (except that the diffraction at the joints of the speculum caused minute rays in the case of a very bright star), and its peculiar skeleton form allowed the speculum to follow atmospheric changes of temperature very quickly, Lord Rosse decided to cast a solid 3-foot speculum.

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  • He was imprisoned for seditious libel in 1840, and after his release became prominent for his attack on John Bright, and the anti-corn-law league.

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  • Flowers with nectar partly concealed and visible only in bright sunshine.

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  • The generally regular flowers are completely open only in bright sunshine, closing up into cups at other times.

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  • As a rule the Iguanids and Varans are as bright as the Agamas are dull.

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  • Hundreds may be seen on a bright day, disporting themselves on trees and fences, and entering houses.

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  • The hair of the cubs is longer than that of the adults, its groundcolour less bright, and its spots less distinct.

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  • He described the natives as a bright, pleasure-loving people, dressed in sealskins or mats, and calling themselves Morioris or Maiorioris.

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  • Bright, The Gospel of Saint Luke in Anglo-Saxon (Oxford, 1893); for earlier editions see Cook, op. cit, p. lx.

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  • Large masses with a coarse or fine granular structure are of common occurrence; the fractured surfaces of such masses present a spangled appearance owing to the numerous bright cleavages.

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  • Albinos seem to be rather common; and as in other fishes (for instance, the tench, carp, eel, flounder), the colour of most of these albinos is a bright orange or golden yellow; occasionally even this shade of colour is lost, the fish being more or less pure white or silvery.

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  • As the earth of light has five tokens (the mild zephyr, cooling wind, bright light, quickening fire, and clear water), so has the earth of darkness also five (mist, heat, the sirocco, darkness and vapour).

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  • The "bright valley," Clara Vallis of St Bernard, was known as the "valley of Wormwood," infamous as a den of robbers.

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  • Howe enlisted the support of John Bright and other members of parliament, but the imperial government was firm, and the duke of Buckingham, as colonial secretary, soon informed the governor-general in a despatch that consent could not be given for the withdrawal of Nova Scotia from the Dominion.

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  • It is well known in England for its graceful habit, the slender, grey - or white - barked stem, the delicate, drooping branches and the quivering leaves, a bright, clear green in s p r i n g, becoming duller in the summer, but often keeping their greenness rather late into the 5 autumn.

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  • Chromium and its salts may be detected by the fact that they give a deep green bead when heated with borax, or that on fusion with sodium carbonate and nitre, a yellow mass of an alkaline chromate is obtained, which, on solution in water and acidification with acetic acid, gives a bright yellow precipitate on the addition of soluble lead salts.

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  • The former, " schapping," is the French, Italian and Swiss method, from which the silk when finished is neither so bright nor so good in colour as the " discharged silk "; but it is very clean and level, and for some purposes absolutely essential, as, for instance, in velvet manufacture.

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  • Other congresses were held at Frankfurt, again in London, and in 1853 at Manchester, where Richard Cobden and John Bright took part in the discussions.

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  • Many stars satisfy the condition of equality of polar distance with that of y Draconis, but few were bright enough to be observed in Molyneux's telescope.

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  • It may also be prepared by heating a mixture of carbon, oxide of iron and magnesite to bright redness; and by heating a mixture of magnesium ferrocyanide and sodium carbonate, the double cyanide formed being then decomposed by heating it with metallic zinc. Electrolytic methods have entirely superseded the older methods.

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  • The bright red ovoid berries are cathartic, the whole plant is acrid and poisonous, and the bark is used medicinally.

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  • Impressive in matter rather than in manner of delivery, and seldom rising to the level of eloquence in the sense in which that quality was understood in a House which had listened to Bright and Gladstone, his speeches were logical and convincing, and their attractive literary form delighted a wider audience than that which listens to the mere politician.

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  • From his tenth year, when he was kidnapped from his father's court by the rebellious vassals, till his assassination eighteen years later, his whole life, with one bright interval of military glory, was unrelieved tragedy.

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  • The reason of this is readily understood when it is borne in mind how disadvantageous to the function of sight is the unpigmented condition of an albino's eyeball; a disadvantage which would be probably much accentuated, in the cases now under consideration, by the bright glare from the surface of the snow, which forms the natural environment of these animals at the particular period of the year when the winter change occurs.

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  • The varied plumage of the cock - his bright red breast and his grey back, set off by his coal-black head and quills - is naturally attractive; while the facility with which he is tamed, with his engaging disposition in confinement, makes him a popular cage-bird, - to say nothing of the fact (which in the opinion of so many adds to his charms) of his readily learning to "pipe" a tune, or some bars of one.

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  • The other breed, called the Cambridge, is much more variegated in colour, and some parts of the plumage have a bright metallic gloss, while the chicks are generally mottled with brownish grey.

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  • The town, though of immemorial age, shows no signs of its antiquity, being bright, neat and modern.

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  • Crystallized alumina is also obtained by heating the fluoride with boron trioxide; by fusing aluminium phosphate with sodium sulphate; by heating alumina to a dull redness in hydrochloric acid gas under pressure; and by heating alumina with lead oxide to a bright red heat.

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  • The water of many of the springs contains sulphur, iron, alum and other materials in solution, which in places stain the pure white sinter with bright bands of colour.

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  • Bright orange, yellow, red and purple hues predominate and are set off very effectively against the dark green pines with which the margins of the canyon are fringed, and the white foam of the river at the bottom of the chasm.

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  • The calcium flocculi, on account of the brilliant reversals of the H and K lines to which they give rise, and the protection to the plate afforded by the diffuse dark bands in which these bright lines occur, are easily photographed with a spectroheliograph of low dispersion.

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  • The lower and denser vapour appears as bright clouds, but the cooler vapour, at higher levels, absorbs the light from below and thus gives rise to dark clouds.

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  • They also show less extensive bright flocculi, usually in the immediate neighbourhood of sunspots, and frequently eruptive in character.

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  • Flowers that require the aid of insects usually offer some attraction to their visitors in the shape of bright colour, fragrance or sweet juices.

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  • Nummularia, much used for trailing over rockeries and window boxes, with bright yellow flowers.

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  • Other distinct kinds are P. campanulatus, 12 ft., pale rose, of bushy habit; P. humilis, 9 in., bright blue; P. speciosus, cyananthus and Jaffrayanus, 2 to 3 ft., all bright blue; P. barbatus, 3 to 4 ft., scarlet, in long terminal panicles; P. Murrayanus, 6 ft., with scarlet flowers and connate leaves; and P. Palmeri, 3 to 4 ft., with large, wide-tubed, rose-coloured flowers.

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  • P. Alkekengi from South Europe has long been known in gardens for its bright orange-red globular calyxes.

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  • Besides this, P. Sieboldii (cortusoides amoena), I ft., originally deep rose with white eye, but now including many varieties of colour, such as white, pink, lilac and purple; P. japonica, to 2 ft., crimson-rose; P. denticulate, ft., bright bluish-lilac, with its allies P. erosa and P. purpurea, all best grown in a cold frame; P. viscosa, 6 in., purple, and its white variety nivalis, with P. pedemontana and P. spectabilis, 6 in., both purple; and the charming little Indian P. rosea, 3 to 6 in., bright cherry-rose colour, are but a few of the many beautiful kinds in cultivation.

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  • Pottsi, 3 to 4 ft., bright yellow, are the best-known varieties, of which there are man y subsidiary ones, some being very large and free in flowering.

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  • The oxide ores of copper would be deoxidized by the savage's wood fire even more easily than those of iron, and the resulting copper would be recognized more easily than iron, because it would be likely to melt and run together into a mass conspicuous by its bright colour and its very great malleableness.

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  • Part of the carbon of this spiegeleisen unites with the oxygen occluded in the molten iron to form carbonic oxide, and again a bright flame, greenish with manganese, escapes from the converter.

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  • The sea otter, one of the richest and rarest of furs, especially for men's wear, is an exception to this unhairing process, which it does not require, the hair being of the same length as the wool, silky and bright, quite the reverse of the case of other aquatic animals.

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  • Fine dark brown underwool with bright black and flowing top hair 4 in.

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  • The largest of rodents, it possesses a close underwool of bluish-brown hue, nearly an inch in depth, with coarse, bright, black or reddish-brown top hair, 3 in.

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  • After being unhaired the darkest wools are the most valuable, although many people prefer the bright, lighter brown tones.

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  • When dressed and dyed they should have regular, close and bright curl, varying from a small to a very large one, and if of equal size, regularity, tightness and brightness, the value is comparatively a matter of fancy.

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  • It lacks a silky, bright and fresh appearance, and therefore is unlikely to be in great demand, except where economy is an object.

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  • The hair is very long, very black and bright with no underwool, and the white pelt of the base of the hair, by reason of the great contrast of colour, is very noticeable.

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  • The coat is usually a shade of brown, sometimes greyish, fairly bright and with a suggestion of waviness.

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  • The underwool is full and thick with strong and bright top hair about 21 in.

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  • He was of a sanguine-choleric temperament, and when untroubled and unvexed a bright and cheerful gentleman, easy to get on with, and however many people happened to be in the same room with him, he was never at a loss for an answer to every one of them."

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  • Learned he was not, but he had naturally bright and clear understanding, an unusually good memory, and a marvellous capacity for taking pains.

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  • The drug is contra-indicated in all cases where the heart is already beating too slowly; in aortic incompetence - where the prolongation of diastole increases the amount of the blood that regurgitates through the incompetent valve; in chronic Bright's disease and in fatty degeneration of the heart - since nothing can cause fat to become contractile.

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  • His complexion was swarthy, his hair dark, and his eye bright and piercing.

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  • The irides are of a light orange, and the sclerotic tunics - equivalent to the "white of the eye" in most animals - which in few birds are visible, are in this very conspicuous and of a bright scarlet, giving it an air of great ferocity.

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  • Until means are devised for detecting aurora during bright sunshine, our knowledge as to the hour at which these causes are most frequently or most powerfully in operation must remain incomplete.

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  • A bright aurora visible over a large part of Europe seems always accompanied by a magnetic storm and earth currents, and the largest magnetic storms and the most conspicuous auroral displays have occurred simultaneously.

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  • Such extremely bright auroras seem very rare, however, even in the Arctic. There is a general tendency for both bands and rays to appear brightest at their lowest parts; arcs seldom appear as bright at their summits as nearer the horizon.

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  • Thus a bright auroral ray may seem red towards the foot and green at its summit, with yellow intervening.

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  • There are a number of optically bright lines of longer wavelength.

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  • Several Arctic observers,however,especially Paulsen (18) have observed a diminution of positive potential, or even a change to negative, for which they could suggest no explanation except the presence of a bright aurora.

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  • His only bright side is his championship of Hellas against the Phoenician, and this is balanced by his settlements of barbarian mercenaries in several Greek cities.

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  • His father, Jacob Bright, was a much-respected Quaker, who had started a cottonmill at Rochdale in 1809.

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  • Abraham Bright was a Wiltshire yeoman, who, early in the 18th century, removed to Coventry, where his descendants remained, and where, in 1775, Jacob Bright was born.

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  • Jacob Bright was educated at the Ackworth school of the Society of Friends, and was apprenticed to a fustian manufacturer at New Mills.

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  • There were eleven children of this marriage, of whom John Bright was the second, but the death of his elder brother in childhood made him the eldest son.

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  • Two agitations were then going on in Rochdale - the first (in which Jacob Bright was a leader) in opposition to a local church rate, and the second for parliamentary reform, by which Rochdale successfully claimed to have a member allotted to it under the Reform Bill.

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  • In both these movements John Bright took part.

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  • In Mrs John Mills's life of her husband is an account of John Bright's first extempore speech.

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  • Bright got his notes muddled, and broke down.

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  • The chairman gave out a temperance song, and during the singing told Bright to put his notes aside and say what came into his mind.

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  • Bright took the advice, and acted on it all his life.

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  • This "first lesson in public speaking," as Bright called it, was given in his twenty-first year, but he had not then contemplated entering on a public career.

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  • Cobden consented, and at the meeting was much struck by Bright's short speech, and urged him to speak against the Corn Laws.

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  • Among the speakers were Cobden and Bright, and the dinner is memorable as the first occasion on which the two future leaders appeared together on a Free Trade platform.

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  • Bright is described by the historian of the League as "a young man then appearing for the first time in any meeting out of his own town, and giving evidence, by his energy and by his grasp of the subject, of his capacity soon to take a leading part in the great agitation."

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  • I accepted his invitation," added Bright, "and from that time we never ceased to labour hard on behalf of the resolution which we had made."

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  • At the general election in 1841 Cobden was returned for Stockport, and in 1843 Bright was the Free Trade candidate at a by-election at Durham.

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  • In June 1865 parliament was dissolved, and Bright was returned for Birmingham without opposition.

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  • The humid climate causes the foliage here, as in other parts of Malaya, to be very luxuriant, and the contrast presented by the bright green on every side and the rich red laterite of the roads is striking.

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  • Speaking in 1886, he referred to his "standing by the side of John Bright against the dismemberment of the great Anglo-Saxon community of the West, as I now stand against the dismemberment of the great Anglo-Saxon community of the East."

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  • He believed, or at least suspected, that Miss Sullivan and I had deliberately stolen the bright thoughts of another and imposed them on him to win his admiration.

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  • Before I left New York, these bright days were darkened by the greatest sorrow that I have ever borne, except the death of my father.

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  • The bright, gentle, fanciful plays--the ones I like best now--appear not to have impressed me at first, perhaps because they reflected the habitual sunshine and gaiety of a child's life.

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  • The solemn nothings that fill our everyday life blossom suddenly into bright possibilities.

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  • Then I will take his soft chubby hand in mine, and go out in the bright sunshine with him.

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  • But when the bright, pleasant autumn days came, and I felt strong again I began to think about the sketch.

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  • This morning she planted her doll and showed me that she expected her to grow as tall as I. You must see that she is very bright, but you have no idea how cunning she is.

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  • She likes to skip and play, for she is happy when the sun is bright and warm.

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  • He was glancing at everyone with a clear, bright expression, as if asking them to notice how calmly he sat under fire.

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  • In the middle of a dull and halting conversation, Helene turned to Pierre with the beautiful bright smile that she gave to everyone.

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  • The day was bright and sunny after a sharp night frost, and the cheerful glitter of that autumn day was in keeping with the news of victory which was conveyed, not only by the tales of those who had taken part in it, but also by the joyful expression on the faces of soldiers, officers, generals, and adjutants, as they passed Rostov going or coming.

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  • The morning was bright, he had a good horse under him, and his heart was full of joy and happiness.

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  • He turned and brushed past them but his remark was a bright spot in David Dean's day.

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  • But let's look at the bright side," said Fred, "We're hot on his trail.

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  • He fumbled for the light just as the zipper on his tent opened to reveal the bright smile of Betty from Boise.

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  • Fall, brief as it was, turned the hills bright red and yellow.

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  • The handprint was a bright red blotch on his pale face as he stared down at her.

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  • Xander used his senses to find the girl within the bright building.

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  • He almost fired Ingrid that day for the bright colors, until he saw the master bedroom.

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  • His cat nuzzled one leg as he stood, thinking hard, in the middle of his bright condo.

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  • The air conditioning was high enough to make her shiver, the bright interior settling her fear of walking into some crazy person's house.

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  • An iPad in a bright green case and a cell phone labeled work phone!!!!! was sitting on the table in the informal dining area, a sticky note on it.

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  • She was dressed much more normally than Ingrid in dark jeans and a simple, fitted blue t-shirt with bright coral nail polish.

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  • Her assistant, Gerry, looked like a college athlete with a huge, bright grin, blond hair and friendly hazel eyes.

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  • She was at once lost in his bright smile.

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  • He didn't become the most powerful creature in either realm to let a quick-witted woman with a bright smile and big heart bring him to his knees.

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  • It was crowded but bright and cheerful and smelled of cinnamon.

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  • Ashley pulled free the bright projects.

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  • The silvery moon above was bright, and she admired what she thought might be her last vision of the star-speckled night sky.

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  • Her room was bright, the bed more comfortable than she remembered.

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  • Although Mount Everest appears fairly bright at 100 miles' distance, as seen from the neighbourhood of Darjeeling, we cannot suppose that the atmosphere is as transparent as is implied in the above numbers; and, of course, this is not to be expected, since there is certainly suspended matter to be reckoned with.

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  • It is no less remarkable for its bright carmine attire, and an elongated crest of the same colour, than for its fine song.

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  • In general, a + and a_ both tend to be less on cloudy than on bright days.

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  • A faint light being thrown on the outside of the silvered plate, there appear bright lines in the field of view.

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  • Bright colours (especially red) are frequent, and the white chemise is an integral part of the dress.

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  • It varies in colour from greyish to bright yellow or greenish-brown, the first-named being the purest.

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  • The humour of this last is especially bright and effective, but, unluckily for the author, the piece is believed to have been retouched by some other hand.

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  • Its bright red beak, the bare bluish skin surrounding its large grey eyes, and the tufts of elongated feathers springing vertically from its lores, give it a pleasing and animated expression; but its plumage generally is of an inconspicuous ochreous grey above and dull white beneath, - the feathers of the upper parts, which on the neck and throat are long and loose, being barred by fine zigzag markings of dark brown, while those of the lower parts are more or less striped.

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  • In disposition the Australians are a bright, laughter-loving folk, but they are treacherous, untruthful and hold human life cheaply.

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  • He retired into what Bright called the "Cave of Adullam," and opposed the bill in a series of brilliant speeches, which raised his reputation as an orator to its highest point and effectually caused the downfall of the government.

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  • Stansfeld was vigorously defended by Bright and Forster, and his explanation was accepted as quite satisfactory by Palmerston.

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  • The leaves are large, often irregular in form, usually with a few deep lobes dilated at the end; they are of a bright light green on the upper surface, but whitish beneath; they turn to a violet tint in autumn.

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  • Both these oaks grow well in British plantations, where their bright autumn foliage, though seldom so decided in tint as in their native woods, gives them a certain picturesque value.

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  • The earliest successful form was " Bright's bell " sounder, which consisted of two bells of distinct tone or pitch, one of which was sounded when the current was sent in one [[International Code O]] --- 4 - 5 p-- - 6 R - 7 '...'

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  • A ray of light from a lamp is thrown on the mirror, whence it is reflected upon a white surface or scale set at a distance of about 3 ft., forming a bright spot on the surface; the slightest angular deflexion of the mirror, owing to its distance from the scale, moves the spot of light a very appreciable distance to the right or left according to the direction of the angular movement.

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  • White or grey spots may be due to Peronospora, Erysiphe, Cystopus, Entyloma and other Fungi, the mycelium of which will be detected in the discoloured area; or they may be scale insects, or the results of punctures by Red-spider, &c. Yellow spots, and especially bright orange spots, commonly indicate Rust Fungi or other Uredineae; but Phyllosticta, Exoascus, Clasterosporium, Synchytrium, &c., also induce similar symptoms. Certain Aphides, Red-spider, Phylloxera and other insects also betray their presence by such spots.

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  • The iris is in most young birds at first brown or dull-coloured, but with maturity attains often very bright tints which add considerably to the charm of the bird; sexual dimorphism is in this respect of common occurrence.

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  • Beyond the golden dome, in striking and beautiful contrast with it, was a smaller dome of bright blue.

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  • The pyrites is subjected to dry distillation from out of iron or fire-clay tubular retorts at a bright red heat.

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  • Some beetles emit a bright light from a portion of their bodies, which leads to the recognition of mate or comrade by sight.

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  • The pronotum and elytra are often adorned with bright colours or metallic lustre, and marked with stripes or spots.

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  • The colouring of the steppe changes as if by magic, and only the silvery plumes of the steppe-grass (Stipa pennata) wave in the wind, tinting the steppe a bright yellow.

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  • The first is a huge mass of a bright green colour, living to a great age, and when dead becoming of a grey and stony appearance.

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  • Of the extremely limited Samoan fauna, consisting mainly of an indigenous rat, four species of snakes and a few birds, the most interesting member is the Didunculus strigirostris, a ground pigeon of iridescent greenish-black and bright chestnut plumage, which forms a link between the extinct dodo and the living African Treroninae.

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  • He further expressed the belief that the dark lines D of the solar spectrum coincide with the bright lines of the sodium flame.

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  • The albino variety especially, which is known as the "golden tench," can be recommended for ornamental waters, as its bright orange colours render it visible for some distance below the surface of the water.

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  • In Caswell county, North Carolina, " lemon yellow " tobacco was first produced in 1852, and the demand for this " bright " variety became so great that except during the interruption of the Civil War its culture spread rapidly.

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  • The absence of the ordinary bright green colours of vegetation is another peculiarity of this flora, almost all the plants having glaucous or whitened stems. Foliage is reduced to a minimum, the moisture of the plant being stored up in massive or fleshy stems against the long-continued drought.

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  • He was the son of Richard Bright, the physician who first diagnosed " Bright's disease " in 1827, and his mother was Eliza Follett, sister of Sir William Follett, who was solicitor-general and attorney-general in Peel's administration (1834-44).

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  • The great men of the period, Cobden and Bright, are merely historical figures.

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  • Long before his death, Bright's references in public speeches to the achievements of the Anti-Corn Law League were received with respectful impatience, and Peel's famous speech on the repeal of the corn laws would not convince the German Reichstag or a modern House of Commons.

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  • The mineral has a very perfect cleavage parallel to the faces c and m, and the cleavage surfaces are perfectly smooth and bright.

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  • The most brilliant star of this constellation, a-Aquilae or Altair, has a parallax of 0.23", and consequently is about eight times as bright as the sun; q-Aquilae is a short-period variable, while Nova Aquilae is a " temporary " or " new " star, discovered by Mrs Fleming of Harvard in 1899.

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  • Ragozin states in his work on the petroleum industry that Johann Lerche, who visited the Caspian district in 1735, found that the crude Caucasian oil required to be distilled to render it satisfactorily combustible, and that, when distilled, it yielded a bright yellow oil resembling a spirit, which readily ignited.

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  • The colours are often very bright and varied.

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  • The Malays are indolent, pleasure-loving, improvident beyond belief, fond of bright clothing, of comfort, of ease, and they dislike toil exceedingly.

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  • He mentions it as originally a Gallic invention for giving a bright hue to the hair (" rutilandis capillis ").

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  • It may be obtained direct from pure and bright coloured portions of the native ore cinnabar, or, artificially, by subliming a mixture of mercury and sulphur.

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  • The platinum is maintained at a bright red heat, either by a gas flame or by an electric furnace, and the vapour is passed over it by leading in a current of oxygen.

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  • Of the aromatic compounds azo-benzene is bright orange-red, and a-azonaphthalene forms red needles or small steel-blue prisms. The azogroup, however, has little or no colouring effect when present in a ring system, such as in cinnolene, phthalazine and tolazone.

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  • Her bright and airy living room decor is the personification of spring.

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  • The Somali love display; they are inordinately vain and avaricious; but they make loyal and trustworthy soldiers and are generally bright and intelligent.

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  • Bright or yellow plug and smoking leaf are grown on the pine uplands and pine " flats," and a small amount of cigar tobacco on the flats, prairies and " bluffs."

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  • The silver salt is a bright yellow solid, soluble in dilute sulphuric and nitric acids, and may be crystallized from concentrated solutions of ammonia.

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  • The climate is very uncertain, the weather changing suddenly from bright sunshine (when mosquitos often swarm) to dense fog or heavy falls of snow and icy winds.

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  • In 1889, "on a certain bright June day," the Stevensons sailed for the Gilbert Islands, and after six months' cruising found themselves at Samoa, where he landed for the first time about Christmas Day 1889.

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  • This irreversibility is due to the work required to evolve bubbles of gas at the surface of bright platinum plates.

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  • Only the multitude of small gardens, planted with limes, acacias and lilacs, and the bright costumes of the Servian or Hungarian peasants, remain to distinguish it from a western capital.

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  • The bright green, glabrous leaves are broad and oblong, about 6 in.

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  • In 1861, while conducting a spectroscopic examination of the residue left in the manufacture of sulphuric acid, he observed a bright green line which had not been noticed previously, and by following up the indication thus given he succeeded in isolating a new element, thallium, a specimen of which was shown in public for the first time at the exhibition of 1862.

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  • Its foreshore consists of a great expanse of firm, bright sands, and the mildness of its winter climate is attributed to the radiation of heat from them.

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  • In order to attain this result it was formerly the practice to raise the metal to a bright red heat, and allow it to cool while carefully guarded from magnetic influence.

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  • As the source of monochromatic light a bright sodium burner is used, and the rotation, which is exactly proportional to H, is measured by an accurate polarimeter.

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  • Possibly in certain places the iron sulphate may have been nearly wanting, and then the salt would be white, and would answer, as Pliny says it did, for dyeing bright colours.

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  • Maria Nuova at Gubbio (1404), extremely well preserved, with bright colouring and fine details.

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  • One sort of imamba, named by the natives " indhlondhlo," is crested, and its body is of a bright flame colour.

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  • The straw of certain varieties of wheat cultivated in that region is, in favourable seasons, possessed of a fine bright colour and due tenacity and strength.

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  • It was while on a mission for this purpose to Rochdale that he first formed the acquaintance of John Bright, who afterwards became his distinguished coadjutor in the freetrade agitation.

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  • The torrent of popular sentiment in favour of war was, however, irresistible; and Cobden and Bright were overwhelmed with obloquy.

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  • But the negotiations for this purpose originated with himself in conjunction with Bright and Michel Chevalier.

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  • His grave was surrounded by a large crowd of mourners, among whom were Gladstone, Bright, Milner Gibson, Charles Villiers and a host besides from all parts of the country.

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  • But, as will be evident, the bright bands bordering the central band are now not inferior to it in brightness; in fact, a band similar to the central band is reproduced an indefinite number of times, so long as there is no sensible discrepancy of phase in the secondary waves proceeding from the various parts of the same slit.

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  • The subsequent revivals of brightness forming the bright rings are necessarily of inferior brilliancy as compared with the central disk.

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  • Foucault, who employed a scale of equal bright and dark alternate parts; it was found to be proportional to the aperture and independent of the focal length.

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  • In a somewhat similar way a dark linear interruption in a bright ground may be visible, although its actual width is much inferior to the half wave-length.

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  • The position of the middle of the bright band representative of a mathematical line can be fixed with a spider-line micrometer within a small fraction of the width of the band, just as the accuracy of astronomical observations far transcends the separating power of the instrument.

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  • A fraction of a second later the aperture occupies a bright place, and the star reappears.

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  • The quadrupling of the intensity in passing outwards from the edge of the shadow is, however, accompanied by fluctuations giving rise to bright and dark bands.

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  • The pyramidions were sheathed in bright metal, catching and reflecting the sun's rays as if they were thrones of the sunlight.

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  • The only bright spot, as far as the British were concerned, was to be found in northern Cape Colony, where General French, with two cavalry brigades and details, by his skilful tactics and wonderful activity kept at arm's length a superior force of the enemy in the vicinity of Colesberg, an achievement the more noteworthy since he had pitted against him both De la Rey and De Wet, two of the three men of military genius produced by the war on the Boer side.

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  • But the illumination of the bow is so weakened by the repeated reflections, and the light of the sun is generally so bright, that these bows are rarely, if ever, observed except in artificial rainbows.

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  • The spurious bows he showed to consist of a series of dark and bright bands, whose distances from the principal bows vary with the diameters of the raindrops.

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  • If Isaiah had had those bright visions, they would have affected him more.

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  • It is frequently found upon deities, kings and magnates, and appears to have been composed of some thick furrowed or fluted material, sometimes of bright and variegated design.

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  • The marriage-veil (flammeum) derived its name from its bright orange colour.

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  • Their women have a high reputation for virtue, which, combined with the general bright and honest character of the whole people, differentiates them from the surrounding nations.

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  • They are beautiful objects in the autumn woods; Amanita muscaria, the fly fungus, formerly known as Agaricus muscarius, being especially remarkable by its bright red cap covered with white warts.

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  • The discovery by Richard Bright (1789-1858) of the disease of the kidneys known by his name proved to be one of the most momentous of the century.

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  • Laennec and Claude Bernard in France, was accepted in England, as that of Matthew Baillie, Charles Bell, Bright, Graves and others of the British school, quickly made itself felt abroad.

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  • If we hold a common reading lens (a magnifying lens) in front of a lamp or some other bright object and at some distance from it, and if we hold a sheet of paper vertically at a suitable distance behind the lens, we see depicted on the paper an image of the lamp. This image is inverted and perverted.

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  • Hookeri (Chrysobactron), 2 ft., with long racemes of bright golden yellow flowers, requires cool peaty soil.

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  • C. babylonica, 5 to 7 ft., has winged stems, silvery leaves, and yellow flower-heads from June to September; C. montana, 3 ft., deep bright blue or white.

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  • C. auriculata, 2 to 3 ft., has yellow and brown flowers in July and August; C. lanceolata, 2 to 3 ft., bright yellow, in August; next to the biennial C. grandiflora it is the best garden plant.

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  • Flowers bright yellow, January to March, close to the ground.

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  • Uvaria, 3 to 4 ft., bright orange-red, passing to yellow in the lower flowers, is a fine autumnal decorative plant.

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  • He was defeated, but his successful competitor was unseated on petition, and at the second contest Bright was returned.

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  • Cobden had the calmness and confidence of the political philosopher, Bright had the passion and the fervour of the popular orator.

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  • Cobden did the reasoning, Bright supplied the declamation, but like Demosthenes he mingled argument with appeal.

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  • Wherever "John Bright of Rochdale" was announced to speak, vast crowds assembled.

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  • A member who heard the speech described Bright as "about the middle size, rather firmly and squarely built, with a fair, clear complexion, and an intelligent and pleasing expression of countenance.

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  • Mr Ewart's motion was defeated, but the movement of which Cobden and Bright were the leaders continued to spread.

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  • In London great meetings were held in Covent Garden theatre, at which William Johnson Fox was the chief orator, but Bright and Cobden were the leaders of the movement.

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  • Bright publicly deprecated the popular tendency to regard Cobden and himself as the chief movers in the agitation, and Cobden told a Rochdale audience that he always stipulated that he should speak first, and Bright should follow.

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  • Cobden's argumentative speeches were regarded more sympathetically than Bright's more rhetorical appeals, and in a debate on Villiers's annual motion against the Corn Laws Bright was heard with so much impatience that he was obliged to sit down.

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  • Bright was not violent, and Cobden said that he did his work admirably, and won golden opinions from all men.

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  • In this session Bright and Cobden came into opposition, Cobden voting for the Maynooth Grant and Bright against it.

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  • In the autumn of 1845 Bright retained Cobden in the public career to which Cobden had invited him four years before.

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  • Bright was in Scotland when a letter came from Cobden announcing his determination, forced on him by business difficulties, to retire from public work.

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  • Bright replied that if Cobden retired the mainspring of the League was gone.

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  • The bad harvest and the potato disease drove him to the repeal of the Corn Laws, and at a meeting in Manchester on 2nd July 1846 Cobden moved and Bright seconded a motion dissolving the league.

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  • A library of twelve hundred volumes was presented to Bright as a memorial of the struggle.

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