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brothers Sentence Examples

  • Each of the brothers on the Council was gifted in some way.

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  • One of the half-demon's brothers called from the doorway.

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  • Now I've got two brothers in my hair.

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  • Jule excused himself quickly from his brothers and trotted after her.

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  • He hadn't trusted anyone outside of his adopted brothers-- and Sofi-- since he was ten.

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  • As his adopted brothers in the war against evil, the two of them were his equals.

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  • Of all the brothers, he'd always been the one to begrudge Andre's role as their leader.

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  • The two brothers stared at each other, and she choked back a sob, joy and horror flying through her.

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  • The peacemaker of the brothers, Andre instinctively used his gift of mind control to counter the tempers of his fiery brothers.

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  • If you tell me it's one of my brothers, I --

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  • His brothers weren't any closer than they had been, but the sound of their voices made him realize how alone he'd really felt the past two weeks.

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  • Despite being brothers, neither approved of what the other did.

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  • One of his brothers asked to see the whistle.

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  • One of my two brothers is already abroad, the other is with the Guards, who are starting on their march to the frontier.

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  • A drummer, their leader, turned round facing the singers, and flourishing his arm, began a long-drawn-out soldiers' song, commencing with the words: "Morning dawned, the sun was rising," and concluding: "On then, brothers, on to glory, led by Father Kamenski."

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  • His older brothers were quite willing that he should go to sea.

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  • So they asked the old man: 'What are you being punished for, Daddy?'--'I, my dear brothers,' said he, 'am being punished for my own and other men's sins.

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  • The stars are called the earth's brothers and sisters.

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  • After the death of her brothers she had become very wealthy.

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  • "Moscow it is, brothers," said he.

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  • The yard full of cattle, the women at home, two brothers away earning wages, and only Michael the youngest, at home.

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  • She was a smartass worthy of any of his brothers, and yet, no human deserved this.

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  • His brothers didn't hate him just because of his lineage.

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  • When Deville quitted the Javel works, two brothers C. and A.

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  • The commentaries of the brothers Tzetzes have been edited by C. O.

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  • The surplus proceeds of the property were further to be applied to maintain a yearly offering in commemoration of his departed father, mother and brothers, to pay the expenses incurred in celebrating his own birthday every year on the 7th of the month Gamelion, and for a social gathering of the sect on the 10th of every month in honour of himself and Metrodorus.

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  • George's brothers knew the master of a trading ship who was getting ready to sail to England.

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  • Let me tell you something, my little brothers, my little sisters: You ought always to love God and praise Him.

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  • "So Howie doesn't know you were attacked and both Bryce brothers are dead," she said as a statement, followed by a sigh.

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  • The energy around them was lively; they were brothers whose bond was formed during their years in the bowels of hell.

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  • He strode down the hallway to his office, his two adopted brothers following.

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  • The Dawkins brothers and their wives seemed to be continually in each other's faces and the Deans wondered why they bothered to travel together.

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  • but before Cynthia could finish, the Dawkins brothers and their wives clamored into the kitchen, each looking as surly as ever.

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  • Even the usually bored Dawkinses ooh-ed and aah-ed appropriately but the brothers seemed more interested in the locale of the various shots than the scenery and flora so beautifully presented.

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  • Dean recognized the markings as a rental from town, but it was not the same vehicle either of the Dawkins brothers were driving.

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  • A diplomat by nature, he had long served in the peacekeeping capacity among his brothers, before he was rendered dead-dead seven months before.

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  • Like all the brothers on the Council That Was Seven, he had the same father and a different mother.

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  • Of all the brothers, Andre had been the only who believed in him.

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  • Quite young, I grieve to say; and all of my brothers and sisters that you see here are practically my own age.

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  • Why should we leave it to Harper & Brothers and Redding & Co. to select our reading?

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  • Gabriel knew the secrets of all the brothers on the Council; there were things people told Death that they never revealed to anyone else.

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  • Why not one of his sisters or brothers – or his parents?

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  • You have other sisters and brothers?

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  • Technically, what you saw was an image of the Bryce brothers.

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  • It definitely wasn't because he was the most patient of the three brothers.

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  • His memories and thoughts played like home videos, similar to those of her mate, Damian, and his adopted brothers.

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  • Jule would never cross one of his brothers.

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  • Great, so I can piss off both my brothers.

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  • Jule obliged quickly, unwilling to keep the vamp close to his brothers' mates longer than necessary.

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  • He'd been alone since, except for his two adopted brothers.

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  • "Andre, do me a favor and interrogate the death dealer in the dungeon," Gabriel told the eldest of the brothers.

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  • He and Rhyn are like brothers.

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  • When the sand is gone, I'll make him dead-dead, unless he can learn to control his power and to work with his brothers.

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  • The death dealer was his only friend who'd stuck with him since he'd been banned to Hell by his brothers and dragged there by the immortal death dealer before him.

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  • These meetings need to improve, brothers.

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  • He'd thought himself in love with Lilith once, and so had Kris and half their brothers.

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  • He'd almost died many times, and in many cases, for the sake of his brothers.

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  • He sentenced both brothers to Hell for eternity.

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  • Rhyn killed her to protect Kris and his brothers.

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  • He needed his brothers and still left them.

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  • Katie, Kiki, one of our brothers.

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  • I know what I am, I know what you are, and I know what my brothers are.

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  • "I know my brothers," he repeated more softly.

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  • It was the kind of place his brothers would love: opulent and openly displaying signs of wealth.

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  • He had nothing, no castles or gold like his brothers.

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  • He wanted her in his life, permanently, only he'd need his brothers' help.

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  • Instead, he started walking away and summoned his powers, wondering which of his brothers could be coerced into giving him what he wanted.

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  • He.d come to keep an eye on her and, allegedly, to help his brothers on the Council, though not even he believed he had a decent bone in his body.

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  • Katie snagged the perfume off the table as the two brothers neared and eased off the chair, placing it between her and them.

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  • What if she chooses one of your brothers? she challenged.

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  • That Rhyn of all his brothers would be granted such an honor as an Ancient.s mate made a mockery of everything.

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  • Then there were the rules their father had created about none of the brothers being permitted to kill the others, with the exception of Andre, whose sole purpose in life was to keep the Council on track and protect them.

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  • Their brothers were already there, three of them sitting across the table from Sasha.

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  • He took in his predatory brothers, well aware they were as dangerous as any of the creatures he.d spent time in Hell with.

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  • His reward had been being sent to Hell, for what his brothers hoped was eternity.

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  • What I want is what Andre always tried to get us to do: to work together like the brothers we are.

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  • Farewell, brothers, and stay the hell out of my part of the world.

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  • "My own brothers want me to break the Code to feed Sasha to the wolves," Kris muttered.

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  • I won.t use force against my brothers.

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  • That Kris could attack his brother.s mate but refuse to strong-arm his brothers into fighting demons made his anger boil.

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  • The world needed a man focused on maintaining the balance between good and evil, and none of the brothers had

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  • A blow sent him smashing into a wall, and he morphed instantly, diving at the demons chasing his brothers as they retreated through the burnt doorway of Kris.s chambers to search for weapons.

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  • He tore through the demons and panted as he waited for his brothers.

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  • That he, a half-demon, half-Immortal who had spent the better part of his years in Hell, was looking at becoming the first of his brothers to father a hatchling …

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  • He trailed his brothers.

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  • He.d wanted to continue denying the words of his brothers.

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  • She was a plant by the Dark One who lured you and probably the rest of your brothers into bed.

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  • She couldn.t imagine what he.d been through: thrown out at such an age with a father who wanted him dead and brothers who hated him.

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  • They split before the demon battle, and Rhyn rounded up all the brothers.

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  • She was pleased by the news, despite knowing none of his brothers remotely deserved to be saved.

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  • Kris rose to find his brothers.

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  • I.m going to find my brothers.

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  • He has seven brothers.

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  • "He's got seven brothers," Evelyn said.

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  • Not if Romas hooks you up with one of his brothers.

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  • She knew by their similar facial features they were brothers, and Romas's threat of hooking her up with one made her more self-conscious.

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  • Mison motioned for those at his table to eat, and she reached for the plate of meat before her before Romas or any of his brothers could assist her.

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  • "My brothers, Lilan and Hilan," Romas announced.

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  • The two scuffled for a seat next to one of their older brothers across from Kiera before a look from Mison quieted them.

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  • Kiera had no clue how curious Romas's brothers were about her.

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  • None of your savage brothers would properly complement such a beautiful little treasure, Romas, the woman had said with gentle humor.

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  • "My brothers are lining up to make her their mate," he said with a shake of his head.

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  • I have warned all my brothers, and Kisolm will respect my wishes.

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  • She was meant to stay here, to marry one of Romas's brothers, and to be miserable the rest of her life.

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  • If it were up to me, I'd take you back to Qatwal and mate you to one of my brothers, but Evey forbade it, he snapped.

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  • He had two brothers and a sister.

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  • As Easterners, Brady and his brothers continued the legacy their father and grandfather had of serving as the military advisors to the politicians that Tim's Western family bred.

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  • Dan had always been his second-in-command and most importantly, as good a friend as any of Brady's brothers.

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  • "Look, you little shit, why don't you –" "Gods, Rhyn, don't talk to him like that," the eldest surviving brother of the seven brothers, Kris, snapped as he approached.

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  • It was the symbol of the enforcer of the Council That Was Seven, the only of the seven brothers sanctioned to kill in cold blood on behalf of the Council and Immortals.

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  • "At first, I think it was knowing he was a black sheep like me.  My sister always treated me like I was a blight on the family name.  She tried to help me in her own way, I guess, which was better than what Rhyn's brothers did to him.  I wanted to believe he could make it in the Immortal world, because if he could, I could, too," she started.

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  • And then I saw how good his heart is.  He's a train wreck, but he's honorable and capable of such good.  Kris pulled me into this world and assumed I'd do what I was told like a good little human.  But when I told Rhyn I wanted to leave him, he asked for another chance.  It's like he woke up then and realized he wasn't in Hell anymore or trapped by his brothers' expectations.

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  • She stared at the dark features and glowing turquoise eyes of the eldest of Rhyn's brothers, who had died weeks before.

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  • He won't betray his brothers.

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  • And you can have my brothers right now.  I'll give you the order I prefer you to kill them in, Rhyn said.

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  • Every one of your brothers has felt it at some time.

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  • As much as my brothers wish I were him, I am not.  You just have to deal with it.

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

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  • "Hannah is lovely – and my duty.  Jade was …" "Dead-dead the moment he betrayed you.  I may sound like Rhyn, but if someone turns on one of my brothers, I want that person dead-dead," Kiki said flatly.

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  • You've done so much to help me and your brothers.

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  • Gabriel is more of a brother to me than my own brothers.

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  • I don't know why I am the way I am.  I don't even know much of the Immortal Code, just the few key parts Andre used to lecture me about.  Loyalty to my brothers, my mate, the Immortals, humanity.  Respect for Death and her domain.  Other variations of those.

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  • I met Gabe, and he took me to Andre, who raised me for a few years, before my brothers decided I was better off in Hell, he summarized.

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  • To be more powerful, so I can wipe out my enemies and force my brothers to stay in the Council.

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  • Death was right.  Kris didn't have what it took to keep the Council together.  He may have just lost one of his brothers, because he lost focus of what he should've done.  Maybe he should've known Jade was a traitor or Hannah was a demon.  He hadn't known of Andre's danger or been able to bring the Council together to fight the demons that threatened them all.  He hadn't been able to keep Hannah safe or Toby or Katie.

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  • I do my best, but I'm as flawed as any Immortal.  I just hope our brothers see that I'm trying.

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  • His words made Rhyn's throat tighten.  He'd never acted in order to gain his brothers' favor, but Kris's words affected him more than he thought they would.  There was a flash of light and Kris was gone.  Gabe jerked, as if surprised to find himself still standing.

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  • We're both only children so there aren't any brothers or sisters.

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  • Anything new on our favorite twins, the brothers Wassermann?

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  • She'd thought it was because his brothers were busy.

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  • His brothers gave him his space and their lifemates kept him company.

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  • "I need my own space, like Jule and Dusty," Darian continued, referring to their adopted brothers.

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  • One of their brothers, Jule, had told them quietly where Jenn was after a trip to visit one of the vamps holed up with the Black God.

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  • Jenn knew how strong the relationship was between the brothers.

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  • Her mate, the White God Damian, sat with his adopted brothers, the assassin Dusty and the Original Immortal Jule.

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  • Damian didn't keep secrets from his brothers.

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  • If her vision wasn't right, she wasn't sure what she'd do, for the lives of all three brothers would soon be suspended in time.

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  • And locked up your brothers in this one to protect them.

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  • It made him dangerous, an enemy of her mate and his brothers.

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  • Alex and Morino were as close as brothers.

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  • His wife, his daughters, his brothers.

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  • Of all the White God's brothers, Dusty was the one most likely to understand Xander's position.

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  • The most patient of the White God's brothers, Jule had a calming influence on those around him, including Xander, who felt his ever-present restlessness retreat some.

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  • Damian, his three brothers, Charles and Jenn were all gathered in the barn, along with his least favorite Natural, Sofi.

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  • When he glanced up, the three brothers were staring at him in various stages of amusement.

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  • In 1783 he emigrated to America, and settled in New York, whither one of his brothers had previously gone.

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  • He further endowed it in 1434 with lands in Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire, and his brothers, William and Robert, gave some houses in London in 1427 and 1438.

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  • If there is no issue she takes the whole of the personal estate, while the real estate, subject to her dower, goes first to her husband's father and then to his mother, brothers and sisters.

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  • high, large remains of a circular cyclopean tower, called Dun-Aengus, ascribed to the Fir-bolg or Belgae; or, individually, to the first of three brothers, Aengus, Conchobar and Nil, who reached Aran Islands from Scotland in the 1st century A.D.

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  • But in French story Helyas is not the son of Parzival, but of the king and queen of Lillefort, and the story of his birth, of himself, his five brothers and one sister is, with variations, that of "the seven swans" persecuted by the wicked grandmother, which figures in the pages of Grimm and Hans Andersen.

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  • He signalized his accession by putting to death his brothers and nephews; and gave early proof of resolution by boldly cutting down before their troops two officers who showed signs of insubordination.

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  • He was educated at the school of the Brothers of the Christian Doctrine at Brive, where he received the tonsure at the age of thirteen.

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  • In 1198 he was able to procure a five years' truce with the Mahommedans, owing to the struggle between Saladin's brothers and his sons for the inheritance of his territories.

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  • His strange title is given him in the chronicles on the strength of a story that he put two brothers of the name of Carvajal to death tyrannically, and was given a time, a plazo, by them in which to answer for his crime in the next world.

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  • the stepfather spent the tiny patrimony of the children; and at the age of thirteen Becher found himself responsible not only for his own support but also for that of his mother and brothers.

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  • In the last quarter of the 12th century the two brothers Amalric and Guy, sons of Hugh the Brown, played a considerable part in the history of the Latin East.

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  • Educated at Reading school and at Winchester college, Henry Vansittart joined the society of the Franciscans, or the "Hellfire club," at Medmenham, his elder brothers, Arthur and Robert, being also members of this fraternity.

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  • He had two brothers who served and died in India, and he never ceased to take a deep and practical interest in Indian affairs.

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  • Other educational institutions include Troy Academy (1834), a non-sectarian preparatory school; La Salle Institute (conducted by the Brothers of the Christian Schools); St Joseph's Academy (Roman Catholic) and St Peter's Academy (Roman Catholic).

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  • Within a few months of the same age, the two became brothers in intellectual and artistic cameraderie.

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  • Its members were called Brothers and Knights, and its officials Commanders.

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  • the two are spoken of as "brothers" with a communal assembly.

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  • Austin, and the brothers Gregory, whose discoveries have great importance from a geographical point of view.

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  • Godfrey of Bouillon, the leader of the expedition and the first king of Jerusalem, was duke of Lower Lorraine, and the names of his brothers Baldwin of Edessa and Eustace of Boulogne, and of Count Robert II.

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  • On the 17th of March 1528 he married Ottilie Beham, a gifted lady, whose brothers, pupils of Albrecht Durer, had got into trouble through Anabaptist leanings.

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  • Of the two brothers, Friedrich was unquestionably the more original genius.

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  • Teumi, invited the brothers Arouj and Khair-ed-Din (Barbarossa) to expel the Spaniards.

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  • DEWAS, two native states of India, in the Malwa Political Charge of Central India, founded in the first half of the 18th century by two brothers, Punwar Mahrattas, who came into Malwa with the peshwa, Baji Rao, in 1728.

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  • Then Louis, in company with his brothers William and Henry, made his way across the French frontier to the camp of the Huguenot leader, Admiral Coligny.

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  • In the hope of drawing away the Spaniards from the siege of Leiden by a diversion in the south, Louis, with his brothers John and Henry, at the head of a force of mixed nationalities and little discipline, crossed the frontier near Maastricht, and advanced as far as the Mookerheide near Nijmv,-egen.

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  • Thus perished at the age of thirty-six one of the most chivalrous and gifted of a gallant band of brothers, four of whom laid down their lives in their country's cause.

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  • At South Manchester, an attractive industrial village, a silk mill was built in 1838; the silk mills of one firm (Cheney Brothers) here cover about 12 acres; the company has done much for its employees, whose homes are almost all detached cottages in attractive grounds.

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  • Mothers had the same rights in the absence .of the father; even elder brothers when both parents were dead.

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  • If he did not, on his death the brothers were bound to do so, giving her a full child's share if a wife, a concubine or a vestal, but one-third of a child's share if she were a hierodule or a Marduk priestess.

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  • A daughter's estate was usually managed for her by her brothers, but if they did not satisfy her, she could appoint a steward.

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  • The " slack indicator " of Messrs Siemens Brothers & Co.

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  • To the confusion of his father and brothers he went about dressed in rags, so that his old companions pelted him with mud.

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  • All creatures he called his "brothers" or "sisters" - the chief example is the poem of the "Praises of the Creatures," wherein "brother Sun," "sister Moon," "brother Wind," and "sister Water" are called on to praise God.

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  • There were in 1901 20,707 parishes in Italy, 68,444 secular clergy and 48,043 regulars (monks, lay brothers and nuns).

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  • In the next year Matteo, being judged incompetent to rule, was assassinated by order of his brothers, who made an equal partition of their subject citiesBernab residing in Milan, Galeazzo in Pavia.

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  • The disorders in Naples and Sicily in 1837 had no connection with Mazzini, but the forlorn hope of the brothers Bandiera, who in 1844 landed on the Calabrian coast, was the work of the Giovane Italia.

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  • Apart from the weighty arguments which the development furnishes against the theories of Allman and Mechnikov, it may be pointed out that neither hypothesis gives a satisfactory explanation of a structure universally present in medusae of whatever class, namely the endoderm-lamella, discovered by the brothers O.

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  • It was suggested that the motive of the murder was the brothers' rivalry in the affection of Donna Sancha, wife of Giuffre, the pope's youngest son, while there were yet darker hints at incestuous relations of Cesare and the duke with their sister Lucrezia.

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  • Among these were the brothers Polo, who traded with the East and themselves visited Tatary.

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  • Spain appointed two accomplished naval officers, the brothers Ulloa, as coadjutors.

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  • Three of Wakefield's brothers were also interested in New Zealand.

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  • In 1688 his widow was created countess of Stafford for life, and his eldest son, Henry, had the earldom of Stafford, with special remainder to his brothers.

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  • About 1479, probably with reason both suspicious and jealous, James arrested his brothers, Alexander, duke of Albany, and John, earl of Mar; Mar met his death in a mysterious fashion at Craigmillar, but Albany escaped to France and then visited England, where in 1482 Edward IV.

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  • The new king endeavoured to gain Assyrian favour by putting to death the son of Merodach-baladan, but was himself murdered by his brothers Urtaki and Teumman (681 B.C.), the first of whom seized the crown.

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  • Of his two brothers, Theodore Lameth (1756-1854) served in the American war, sat in the Legislative Assembly as deputy from the department of Jura, and became marechal-de-camp; and Charles Malo Francois Lameth (1757-1832), who also served in America, was deputy to the States General of 1789, but emigrated early in the Revolution, returned to France under the Consulate, and was appointed governor of Wiirzburg under the Empire.

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  • See The Three Brothers, or Travels of Sir Anthony, Sir Robert Sherley, &c. (London, 1825); Sir C. R.

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  • high, erected in 1831-1834 by the archbishop Ladislaus Pyrker (1772-1847); the church of the Brothers of Mercy, opposite which is a handsome minaret, 115 ft.

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  • Flagellation was occasionally practised as a means of salvation by certain Jansenist convulsionaries in the 18th century, and also, towards the end of the 18th century, by a little Jansenist sect known as the Fareinists, founded by the brothers Bonjour, cures of Fareins, near Trevoux (Ain).

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  • Shortly afterwards both brothers were slain by Penda of Mercia in his invasion of East Anglia, and Anna became king.

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  • Three brothers, princes of Ras, called respectively Rurik, Sineus and Truvor, accepted the invitation and founded a dynasty, from which many of the Russian princes of the present day claim descent.

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  • Instead of conforming to abstract principles of public law and hereditary succession, they strove to enlarge their territories at the expense of their rivals, and to leave them at their death to their sons rather than to their brothers, nephews and more distant relations.

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  • Her husband died after eleven years of wedlock, leaving her childless; and, since both her brothers were now dead, she was recalled to her father's court in order that she might be recognized as his successor in England and Normandy.

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  • All three brothers studied at St Andrews University.

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  • He took priests' orders and appears to have held the chaplaincy of St Matthews, Dundee, but in March 1539 he was accused of heresy, apparently for having, in conjunction with his brothers, written some anti-Catholic ballads.

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  • The separate shares of the brothers in this compilation cannot be settled, but Robert is said to have edited the whole and added the section of "gude and godlie ballatis."

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  • Naphtali and Dan are "brothers," perhaps partly on geographical grounds, but Dan also had a seat in the south (south-west of Ephraim), and the name of the "mother" Bilhah is apparently connected with Bilhan, an Edomite and also a Benjamite name (Gen.

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  • When her brothers Eteocles and Polyneices had slain each other in single combat, she buried Polyneices, although Creon had forbidden it.

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  • 29), who states that the flames consuming the two brothers burnt apart, indicating their unalterable hatred, even in death.

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  • In 1340 two brothers erected a church on the spot.

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

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  • Most notable of all perhaps was the shepherd Athronges, who assumed the pomp of royalty and employed his four brothers as captains and satraps in the war which he waged upon Romans and king's men alike - not even Jews escaped him unless they brought him contributions.

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  • Jeremiah had admonished his exiled brothers: " Seek ye the peace of the city whither I have caused you to be carried away captives, and pray unto the Lord for it: for in the peace thereof shall ye have peace " (Jer.

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  • in 1386, Witowt was at first content with the principality of Grodno; but jealousy of Skirgiello, one of Jagiello's brothers, to whom Jagiello committed the government of Lithuania, induced Witowt to ally himself once more with the Teutonic Order (treaty of Konigsberg, 24th of May 1390).

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  • In 687 Cagliari rose against the East Roman emperors, under Gialetus, one of the citizens, who made himself king of the whole island, his three brothers becoming governors of Torres (in the N.W.), Arborea (in the S.W.) and Gallura (in the N.E.

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  • As the sentence is about to be carried into execution Lancelot and his kinsmen come to her rescue, but in the fight that ensues many of Arthur's knights, including three of Gawain's brothers, are slain.

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  • Soon after Antiochus's accession, Media and Persis revolted under their governors, the brothers Molon and Alexander.

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  • When the two brothers combined, Antiochus again invaded Egypt (168), but was compelled to retire by the Roman envoy C. Popillius Laenas (consul 172), after the historic scene in which the Roman drew a circle in the sand about the king and demanded his answer before he stepped out of it.

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  • At Carlisle there was published a bull excommunicating Bruce; and Elizabeth his wife, Marjorie his daughter, and Christina his sister, were captured in a sanctuary at Tain, while three of his brothers were executed.

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  • The brothers retreated to Ulster, and, Robert having left Ireland in May 1317 to protect his own borders, Edward, who had been crowned king of Ireland, was defeated and killed at Dundalk in October 1318.

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  • Shortly before his starting, an open rupture was scarcely averted; and he and his brothers allowed the idea to get abroad that he was being virtually banished from France.

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  • Talleyrand, Roederer, Cambaceres and Real were among his special confidants, his brothers Joseph and Lucien also giving useful advice.

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  • First came the French princes, namely, the brothers of the emperor; six grand imperial dignities were also instituted, viz.

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  • True to his Corsican instinct of attachment to the family, and contempt for legal and dynastic claims, he now began to plant his brothers and other relatives in what had been republics established by the French Jacobins.

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  • In that sentence lay the secret of all the disagreements between the two brothers.

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  • In the case of King Louis, family quarrels embittered the relations between the two brothers; but it is clear from Napoleon's letters of November - December 1809 that he had even then resolved to annex Holland in order to gain complete control of its customs and of its naval resources.

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  • Here Arsaces and his brother Tiridates are derived from the royal house of the Achaemenids, probably from Artaxerxes II.; the young Tiridates is insulted by the prefect Agathocles or Pherecles; in revenge the brothers with five companions (corresponding to the seven Persians of Darius) slay him, and Arsaces becomes king.

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  • The chief buildings are the town-hall, a large theatre, a school of arts and a library; the Christian Brothers College and several handsome churches.

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  • Three of Pithou's brothers acquired distinction as jurists: Jean (1524-1602), author of Traite de police et du gouvernement des republiques, and, in collaboration with his twin brother Nicolas (1524-1598), of Institution du mariage chretien; and Franccois (1543-1621), author of Glossarium ad libros capitularium (1588), Traite de ?excommunication et de l'interdit, &c. (1587).

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  • BROTHERS OF COMMON LIFE, a religious community formerly existing in the Catholic Church.

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  • Other houses of the Brothers of Common Life, otherwise called the "Modern Devotion," were in rapid succession established in the chief cities of the Low Countries and north and central Germany, so that there were in all upwards of forty houses of men; while those of women doubled that figure, the first having been founded by Groot himself at Deventer.

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  • After the religious services of the morning the Brothers scattered for the day's work, the artisans going to the workshops in the city, - for the idea was to live and work in the world, and not separated from it, like the monks.

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  • For a century of ter this the Modern Devotion flourished exceedingly, and its influence on the revival of religion in the Netherlands and north Germany in the 15th century was wide and deep. It has been the fashion to treat Groot and the Brothers of Common Life as "Reformers before the Reformation"; but Schulze, in the Protestant Realencyklopddie, is surely right in pronouncing this view quite unhistorical - except on the theory that all interior spiritual religion is Protestant: he shows that at the Reformation hardly any of the Brothers embraced Lutheranism, only a single community going over as a body to the new religion.

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  • Kettlewell, Thomas a Kempis and the Brothers of Common Life (1882) (but see Arthur in the Prefaces to above-named books); for a shorter sketch, F.

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  • The part played by the Brothers of Common Life in the religious and educational movements of the time may be studied in Ludwig Pastor's History of the Popes from the close of the Middle Ages, or J.

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  • As early as 1823 the brothers Dubinin erected a refinery in the village of Mosdok, and in 1846 applied to Prince Woronzoff for a subsidy for extending the use of petroleum-distillates in the Caucasus.

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  • In 1095 two brothers, Ridwan and Dekak, ruled in Aleppo and Damascus respectively; but they were at war with one another, and Yagi-sian, the ruler of Antioch, was a party to their dissensions.

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  • He started in 1248 with a gallant company, which contained his three brothers and the sieur de Joinville, his biographer; and after wintering in Cyprus he directed his army in the spring of 1249 against Egypt.

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  • He was one of five brothers - the sons of Stephanus, a physician of Tralles - who were all more or less eminent in their respective departments.

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  • He married Elizabeth, daughter of Sir William Russell of Chippenham, Cambridgeshire, and was tutor at Oxford to two of his wife's brothers.

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  • This second post he seems also to have left after a short interval, for he appeared again in Constantinople, and narrowly escaped death at the hands of the brothers of Eudoxia.

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  • Since 737 there had been no king in the Frankish realm; in the diplomas the two brothers bear the title of majores palatii, while the chroniclers call them simply principes.

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  • When very young he showed his interest in the past history of his native land, and in 1617, at the age of twenty-three, he had set to work looking through archives, copying charters, and corresponding with the principal men of learning of his time, the brothers Dupuy, Andre Duchesne and Jean Besly, whom he visited in Poitou.

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  • The custom of marriages between brothers and sisters, agreeable to old Persian as to old Egyptian ethics, was instituted in Egypt by the second Ptolemy when he married his full sister Arsinoe Philadelphus.

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  • After the deaths of his two elder brothers, Louis, at his father's command, crowned himself co-emperor at Aix-la-Chapelle on the 11th of September 813, and was formally associated in the government of the Empire, of which he became sole ruler, in the following January.

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  • His father had died in 1780, and he was now the sole support, not only of his wife and two children, but of his mother, brothers and sisters.

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  • On the death of Edgar, king of Scotland, in 1107, the territories of the Scottish crown were divided in accordance with the terms of his will between his two brothers, Alexander and David.

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  • The new empress repaid her brothers by making them consuls and prefects, and used her large influence at court to protect pagans and Jews.

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  • James (brothers), G.

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  • In 1827 Guesses at Truth by Two Brothers' appeared.

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  • In redhibitory actions (for the annulment of sales), if a slave were returned to the seller, so must also be his parents, brothers and personae contubernio conjunctae.

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  • Mrs Hawkins and Mrs Welch poisoned the mind of Colonel Oglethorpe against the brothers for a time.

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  • Among the grandees of the court of Vishtaspa mention is made of two brothers, Frashaoshtra and Jamaspa; both were, according to the later legend, vizirs of Vishtaspa.

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  • The most eminent of these were the two brothers John and Charles Wesley, John Byrom the poet, George Cheyne the physician and Archibald Hutcheson, M.P. for Hastings.

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  • When he had ruthlessly quelled the resistance offered to his accession by his brothers, who both fell in the struggle for the throne, Selim undertook his campaign in Persia, having first extirpated the Shia heresy, prevalent 5 e 12 m, g P Y, P 1512152.0.

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  • The first landing-place was the island of Lemnos, which was occupied only by women, who had put to death their fathers, husbands and brothers.

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  • The last two members of the family were two brothers, William, created prince of Ursini-Rosenberg in 1556 (d.

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  • In the Herbert chapel is a fine altar tomb of two brothers of the family.

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  • Each of the brothers is likewise named, from his native province, Le Bourguignon, or Il Borgognone.

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  • The word denotes in very early French law the portion of lands or money given by fathers and mothers to their sons or daughters on marriage, and usually connotes a renunciation by the latter of any future inheritance; or it may denote the portion given by the eldest son to his brothers and sisters when he was sole inheritor.

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  • The eldest son alone succeeded to the crown; but at the same time a custom was established by which the king made territorial provision suitable to their rank for his other children or for his brothers and sisters; custom forbade their being left landless.

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  • To each person hitherto appanaged an annual income of one million lives was assigned, and two millions for the brothers of the king.

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  • His father was a wealthy merchant; and of his five brothers one, Eduard (1799-1872), became a celebrated painter.

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  • In the hands of the trouveres they became all brothers of Guillaume, and sons of Aymeri de Narbonne,' the grandson of Garin de Monglane, and his wife Ermenjart.

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  • He founded a short-lived order, the Brothers of the Virgin, suppressed by the council of Lyons (1274), and died a Franciscan.

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  • For, since Origen states that many appealed to it in support of the view that the brothers of Jesus were sons of Joseph by a former marriage, the book must have been current about A.D.

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  • On leaving the university, the two brothers travelled abroad, visiting Lyons and Geneva, and residing for some while at Augsburg.

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  • Here with his five brothers and sisters Riemann spent his boyhood and received, chiefly from his father, the elements of his education.

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  • This was conspicuously the case with the brothers Marcus and Marcellinus.

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  • The country of Cutch was invaded about the 13th century by a body of Mahommedans of the Summa tribe, who under the guidance of five brothers emigrated from Sind, and who gradually subdued or expelled the original inhabitants, consisting of three distinct races.

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  • The siege, which was then raised, is further commemorated by a monument to the brave defence of the brothers Peter and Hans Kolbjornsen.

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  • On his return he found both his parents dead, and was appointed the guardian of his eleven young brothers and sisters, in which capacity, profiting by the spoliation of the church, he accumulated immense riches.

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  • In the course of constant efforts to secure the mark the brothers Frederick and Dietrich defeated the troops of King Albert at Lucka in May 1307 and secured partial possession of their lands.

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  • The of two brothers Andrada were called to the ministry razil' y 1822.

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  • In July the emperor resolved to dismiss them and form a new ministry, but against this the brothers raised a violent opposition.

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  • He found one of his brothers at Pondicherry, and embarked with him for Surat; but, with a view of exploring the country, he landed at Mahe and proceeded on foot.

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  • Henceforward their possessions were to descend directly and as of right to their brothers and their issue, whose claim was to be absolute.

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  • See La France protestante, by the brothers Haag, tome iv.; Charles Dardier, Court de Gebelin (Nimes, 1890).

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  • The pope still addresses his fellow-bishops as "venerable brothers"; but from the Roman Catholic Church the fraternal union of coequal authorities, which is of the essence of episcopacy, has vanished; and in its place is set the autocracy of one.

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  • East of the Maeotis on the Kuban we have many barrows; the most interesting are the groups called the Seven Brothers, and those of Karagodeuashkh, Kostromskaya, Ul and Kelermes, the latter remarkable for objects of Assyrian style, the others for the enormous slaughter of horses; on the Ul were four hundred in one grave.

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  • The Excise Bill, the great premier's favourite measure, was vehemently opposed by him in the Lords, and by his three brothers in the Commons.

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  • His name, originally Lacanal, was altered to distinguish him from his Royalist brothers.

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  • Two of the Babenberg brothers were killed, and the survivor Adalbert was summoned before the imperial court by the regent Hatto I., archbishop of Mainz, a partisan of the Conradines.

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  • They declare that we are all the children of God, and therefore must consider ourselves as brothers and sisters.

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  • The English school of medicine was also profoundly stirred by the teachings of the two brothers William and John Hunter, especially the latter - who must therefore be briefly mentioned, though their own researches were chiefly concerned with subjects lying a little outside the limits of this sketch.

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  • The death of his widowed mother in 1850 left him almost without resources, with a family of younger brothers and sisters dependent upon him.

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  • But there his stay was equally short, for in 1872 he undertook the duties of engineering manager in the glass manufactories of Messrs Chance Brothers and Company at Birmingham.

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  • Thus the district of the Adelphi, south of Charing Cross, takes name from the block of dwellings and offices erected in 1768 by the brothers (Gr.

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  • Chaka was a victim to a conspiracy by his half brothers Dingaan and Umthlangana, while a short time afterwards Dingaan murdered Umthlangana, overcame the opposition of a third brother, and made himself king of the Zulu.

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  • That chief was not, however, as warlike as his brothers Chaka and Dingaan; and he remained throughout his reign at peace with the government of Natal.'

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  • The agent chosen to preside at the nomination ceremony was Mr (afterwards Sir) Theophilus Shepstone, who was in charge of native affairs in Natal and had won in a 1 Bishop Schreuder, a Norwegian missionary long resident in Zululand, gave Sir Bartle Frere the following estimate of the three brothers who successively reigned over the Zulu: " Chaka was a really great man, cruel and unscrupulous, but with many great qualities.

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  • In 1785 his father retired, leaving the direction of the business to Pierre and his two brothers, but in 1788 Pierre turned aside to politics, and was sent by his fellow-citizens as deputy suppleant to Versailles, where he was little more than a spectator.

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  • The gild brothers associated in mutual defence and support, and they had to share in the payment of fines.

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  • Although he talked of helping his sovereign, his troops took no part in the battle of Agincourt (1415), where, however, two of his brothers, Anthony, duke of Brabant, and Philip, count of Nevers, fell fighting for France.

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  • At the parliament of Oxford (1258) he and his brothers repudiated the new constitution prepared by the barons.

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  • In 1885 the brothers Cowles patented a process for the electrothermal reduction of oxidized ores by exposure to an intense current of electricity when admixed with carbon in a retort.

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  • His religious exercises and temperate habits gave him, in popular estimation, a great superiority over his brothers, but he was too politic to put forward his claims openly.

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  • He made overtures to his younger brother Murad, governor of Gujarat, representing that neither of their elder brothers was worthy of the kingdom, that he himself had no temporal ambition, and desired only to place a fit monarch on the throne, and then to devote himself to religious exercises and make the pilgrimage to Mecca.

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  • He therefore proposed to unite his forces to those of Murad, who would thus have no difficulty in making himself master of the empire while the two elder brothers were divided by their own strife.

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  • Meanwhile Shah Jahan had recovered, and though Dara resigned the crown he had seized, the other brothers professed not to believe in their father's recovery, and still pressed on.

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  • Dara in person took the field against his brothers, but was defeated and compelled to fly.

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  • Pizarro sailed from San Lucar with his brothers in January 1530, and landed at Tumbes in 1531.

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  • Immediately afterwards a dispute arose between the brothers, Francisco, Juan and Gonzalo Pizarro and Almagro as to the limits of their respective jurisdictions.

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  • An annual festival, with a procession of children, which is still held, is referred to an apocryphal siege of the town by the Hussites in 1432, but is probably connected with an incident in the brothers' war (1447-51), between the elector Frederick II.

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  • Tradition asserts that her father, Don Pedro Fernandez de Castro, and her mother, Dona Aldonca Soares de Villadares, a noble Portuguese lady, were unmarried, and that Inez and her two brothers were consequently of bastard birth.

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  • Low & Brothers, which went out of business in 1888.

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  • When his father died in 1381 some trouble arose over the family possessions, and in the following year an arrangement was made by which Frederick and his brothers shared Meissen and Thuringia with their uncles Balthasar and William.

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  • Meanwhile the trial of Brothers Domenico and Silvestro was still in progress.

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  • In his new position he was allowed, probably from regard to Aquitanian susceptibilities, to govern with an independence which was studiously denied to his brothers in their shares of the Angevin inheritance.

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  • ARSES, Persian king, youngest son of Artaxerxes III., was raised to the throne in 338 B.C. by Bagoas, who had murdered his father and all his brothers.

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  • 1750) and the two brothers of George Washington, Lawrence (who succeeded to the management upon the death of Lee) and Augustine; and of Englishmen, including John Hanbury, a wealthy London merchant.

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  • In 1827 Frederick Tennyson (1807-1898), the eldest surviving brother, uniting with his younger brothers Charles and Alfred, published at Louth an anonymous collection of Poems by Two Brothers.

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  • He became the victim of a certain "earnest-frothy" speculator, who induced him to sell his little Lincolnshire estate at Grasby, and to invest the proceeds, with all his other money, and part of that of his brothers and sisters, in a "Patent Decorative Carving Company": in a few months the whole scheme collapsed, and Tennyson was left penniless.

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  • His tutor was the Rev. Henry Hartopp Knapp. His brothers, Thomas and Robertson Gladstone, were already at Eton.

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  • Started by two brothers, Oshima Katsujiro (art-name Joun) and Oshima Yasutaro (artname ShOkaku), this association secured the services of a number of skilled chisellers of sword-furniture, who had lost their occupation by the abandonment of sword-wearing.

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  • Brothers Of Common Life the town is most famous for the manufacture of tobacco-pipes, a long-established industry.

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  • Starting from the 13th century the Bassarabs soon split into two rival factions, known in history as the descendants of the two brothers Dan and Dragul.

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  • It was continued in a more popular style as Journal des sciences et des beaux-arts (1768-1775) by the abbe Aubert and by the brothers Castilhon (1776-1778), and as Journal de litterature, des sciences, et des arts (1779-1782) by the abbe Grosier.

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  • Of later date have been the Revista iberica (1861-1863), conducted by Sanz del Rio; La America (1857-1870), specially devoted to American subjects and edited by the brothers Asquerino; Revista de Cataluna, published at Barcelona; Revista de Espana; Revista contempordnea; Espana moderna (1889), and Revista critica (1895).

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  • Here, being already pregnant, she gave birth to a daughter, who in turn bore the twins Joskeha and Tawiscara (myth of hostile brothers).

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  • He was already a poet by predilection, an idyllist and steeped in the classical archaism of the time, when, in 1784, his taste for the antique was confirmed by a visit to Rome made in the company of two schoolfellows, the brothers Trudaine.

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  • Brothers' Club, a society of Tory politicians and men of letters, and the same year witnessed the failure of the two expeditions to the West Indies and to Canada promoted by him.

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  • When building a treasure-house for Hyrieus, the brothers fixed one of the stones in the wall so that they could remove it whenever they pleased, and from time to time carried off some of the treasure.

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  • According to Pindar (apud Plutarch), the brothers built the temple of Apollo at Delphi; when they asked for a reward, the god promised them one in seven days; on the seventh day they died.

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  • Earlier in the work, however, we have the adventures of Brutus; of his follower Corineus, the vanquisher of the Cornish giant Goemagol (Gogmagog); of Locrinus and his daughter Sabre (immortalized in Milton's Comus); of Bladud the builder of Bath; of Lear and his daughters; of the three pairs of brothers, Ferrex and Porrex, Brennius and Belinus, Elidure and Peridure.

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  • CHRISTADELPHIANS (X purrou t,S€X ot, " brothers of Christ "), sometimes also called Thomasites, a community founded in 1848 by John Thomas (1805-1871), who, after studying medicine in London, migrated to Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S.A. There he at first joined the " Campbellites," but afterwards struck out independently, preaching largely upon the application of Hebrew prophecy and of the Book of Revelation to current and future events.

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  • His brothers were Asahel and Abishai.

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  • Isaak soon followed his brothers.

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  • Alcmene, who had been betrothed to Amphitryon by her father, refused to marry him until he had avenged the death of her brothers, all of whom except one had fallen in battle against the Taphians.

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  • The priests were the Arval Brothers, who conducted the victims - ox, sheep and pig (suovetaurilia) - in procession with prayer to Ceres round the boundaries of the ager Romanus.

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  • When Vitiges, the king of the Ostrogoths, ceded Provence to the Franks in 535, the possession of Arles and Marseilles was guaranteed to Childebert by his brothers.

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  • They were said to have been instituted by the Idaean Heracles, to commemorate his victory over his four brothers in a foot-race.

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  • At the same time, his sons were quarrelling about the succession; one of them, Ochus, induced the father by a series of intrigues to condemn to death three of his older brothers, who stood in his way.

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  • A war broke out between the Calydonians and Curetes (led by Althaea's brothers) about the disposal of the head and skin, which Meleager awarded as a prize to Atalanta, who had inflicted the first wound; the brothers of Althaea lay in wait for Atalanta and robbed her of the spoils, but were slain by Meleager.

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  • But, after her brothers' death, she relighted the log, and let it burn away until Meleager died.

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  • Before the death of his father he had become the greatest subject in England, his three elder brothers having all died before him.

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  • - Napier Brothers' capstan.

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  • In this event - the defeat of Sanjar, whose brother's son, Mas'ud, reigned over western Persia - occurring four years before the story of the Eastern conqueror was told at Rome to Bishop Otto, we seem to have the destruction of the Samiardi fratres or Sanjar brothers, which was the germ of the story of Prester John.

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  • Another of Peter's brothers, John (d.

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  • As reporter of the diplomatic committee, in which he supported the policy of Brissot, he proposed two of the most revolutionary measures passed by the Assembly: the decree of accusation against the king's brothers (January 1, 1792), and the declaration of war against the king of Bohemia and Hungary (April 20, 1792).

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  • But Benjamin's management of the paper, and particularly his free-thinking, displeased the authorities; the relations of the two brothers gradually grew unfriendly, possibly, as Benjamin thought, because of his brother's jealousy of his superior ability; and Benjamin determined to quit his brother's employ and to leave New England.

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  • When the news of the Milanese revolt against the Austrians reached Turin (19th of March) public opinion demanded that the Piedmontese should succour their struggling brothers; and after some hesitation the king declared war.

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  • It is the birthplace of Sir William Herschel, the astronomer, of the brothers Schlegel, of Ifliand and of the historian Pertz.

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  • Gunther's brothers were subsequently slain while visiting Atli (Etzel), who married Gu3run after Sigurd's death.

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  • After getting rid of his brothers Pantagnotus and Syloson, who had at first shared his power, he established a despotism which is of great importance in the history of the island.

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  • From 1692 the land has been undivided with the exception of a brief period from 1805 to 1812, when Waldeck and Pyrmont were ruled by two brothers.

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  • Resuming the struggle against the Hohenstaufen, Lothair soon obtained the submission of the brothers, who retained their lands, and a general peace was sworn at Bamberg.

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  • Dying in 1332, Frederick was succeeded by his son, John II., who, after one of his brothers had died and two others had entered the church, ruled his lands in common with his brother Albert.

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  • About 611, with the assistance of the brothers of the poet Alcaeus, he overthrew Melanchrus, tyrant of Lesbos.

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  • With regard to the jurisdiction of the council in cases of homicide, the procedure, so far as it may be gathered from the orators and other sources, was as follows: - accusations were brought by relatives within the circle of brothers' and sisters' children, supported by the wider kin and the phratry (Demosth.

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  • The statistics of the order (1905) show that of Black Benedictines there are over 4000 choir-monks and nearly 2000 lay brothers - figures that have more than doubled since 1880.

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  • If the Cistercians and lesser offshoots of the order be added, the sum total of choir-monks and lay brothers exceeds 11,000.

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  • When Louis in 817 divided the Empire between his sons, Lothair was crowned joint emperor at Aix-la-Chapelle and given a certain superiority over his brothers.

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  • He was alternetely master of the Empire, and banished and confined to Italy; at one time taking up arms in alliance with his brothers and at another fighting against them; whilst the bounds of his appointed kingdom were in turn extended and reduced.

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  • Negotiations with his brother Louis and his half-brother Charles, both of whom armed to resist this claim, were followed by an alliance of the younger brothers against Lothair.

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  • With fresh troops he entered upon a war of plunder, but the forces of his brothers were too strong for him, and taking with him such treasure as he could collect, he abandoned to them his capital.

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  • Efforts to make peace were begun, and in June 842 the brothers met on an island in the Saone, and agreed to an arrangement which developed, after much difficulty and delay, into the treaty of Verdun signed in August 843.

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  • He was good-natured, though cruel enough on occasion: his accession had been marked by the murder, according to custom then established, of his five brothers.

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  • It has been maintained by some that they are the twin brothers so frequent in early religions, the Romulus and Remus of the Roman foundation legends.

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  • The documents discovered by Dom Germain Morin, the Belgian Benedictine, about 1888, point to the conclusion that Guido was a Frenchman and lived from his youth upwards in the Benedictine monastery of St Maur des Fosses where he invented his novel system of notation and taught the brothers to sing by it.

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  • HORATII and Curiatii, in Roman legend, two sets of three brothers born at one birth on the same day - the former Roman, the latter Alban - the mothers being twin sisters.

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  • Their relationship and origin from three tribes are symbolically represented by the twin sisters and the two sets of three brothers.

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  • recognized the order of Brothers of the Sword, the residence of its grand master being at Wenden; and the order, spreading the Christian religion by the sword among the natives, carried on from that time a series of uninterrupted wars against the Russian republics and Lithuania, as well as a struggle against the archbishop of Riga,.

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  • Among institutions the model and preparatory schools of the Brothers of the Presentation Order are noteworthy.

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  • Sanson's brothers exercised the same trade in other towns.

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  • By the death of his elder brothers, however, he became head of the family.

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  • He had also six younger brothers and sisters.

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  • 4 shows a timber bridge erected by the brothers Grubenmann at Schaffhausen about the middle of the 18th century.

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  • Fort Pierre, which was founded by the American Fur Company about 1832, was sold to the United States government ' The rate for direct heirs and brothers and sisters is non-progressive.

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  • The duchess of Kent and her brothers, King Leopold and the duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, had always hoped to arrange that the queen should marry her cousin, Albert of Saxe-CoburgGotha, and the prince himself had been made acquainted with this plan from his earliest years.

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  • The Brothers of Mercy have charge of some of the men's hospitals, and also carry on a remarkable system of district nursing.

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  • In the Black Mountains, Mitchell (the culminating point of the whole system) attains an altitude of 6711 ft., Balsam Cone, 6645, Black Brothers, 6690, and 6620, and Hallback,6403.

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  • The brothers and sisters of Napoleon I., taken in order of age, are the following: I.

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  • Like his brothers, Napoleon and Lucien, he embraced the French or democratic side, and on the victory of the Paolist party fled with his family from Corsica and sought refuge in France.

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  • On this question the brothers disagreed.

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  • He followed his elder brothers to the schools of Autun and Brienne.

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  • Pushing even Napoleon to more decided action, Lucien urged his brothers to break with Paoli, the leader of the more conservative party, which sought to ally itself with England as against the regicide republic of France.

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  • Lucien's next proceeding completed the breach between the two brothers.

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  • Owing to the efforts of her brothers she entered the establishment of St Cyr near Paris as a "king's scholar."

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  • The increasing rigour of the continental system brought the two brothers to an open rupture.

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  • month and sign the building of the first city and the fratricidal brothers - theRomulus and Remus of Roman legend - were brought to mind.

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  • The foundation provided for seven to thirteen canons, with a number of lay brothers and a community of nuns.

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  • No books were allowed to the lay brothers and nothing could be written in the monastery without the prior's consent.

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  • He says he was at Cambridge with Robert de Bruce and his two brothers, Thomas and Alexander, but this does not necessarily imply that he was a fellow-student.

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  • In August 1643 the brothers returned to England.

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  • He shared with Robert Guiscard the conquest of Calabria, and in a treaty of 1062 the brothers in dividing the conquest apparently made a kind of "condominium" by which either was to have half of every castle and town in Calabria.'

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  • In May 1061 the brothers crossed from Reggio and captured Messina.

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  • In 827 he married Emma, daughter of Welf I., count of Bavaria, and sister of his stepmother Judith; and he soon began to interfere in the quarrels arising from Judith's efforts to secure a kingdom for her own son Charles, and the consequent struggles of Louis and his brothers with the emperor Louis I.

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  • In June 842 the three brothers met on an island in the Saone to negotiate a peace, and each appointed forty representatives to arrange the boundaries of their respective kingdoms. This developed into the treaty of Verdun concluded in August 843, by which Louis received the bulk of the lands of the Carolingian empire lying east of the Rhine, together with a district around Spires, Worms and Mainz, on the left bank of the river.

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  • The article, though necessarily unsigned (in accordance with the rule of the Quarterly as it then stood), was Maine's reply to the M`Lennan brothers' attack on the historical reconstruction of the Indo-European family system put forward in Ancient Law and supplemented in Early Law and Custom.

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  • In April 1606 they declared Rudolph incapable of ruling, and recognized one of his younger brothers, the archduke Matthias, afterwards emperor, as their head; and in the following June Matthias, having already with the emperor's reluctant consent taken the conduct of affairs into his own hands, made peace by granting extensive concessions to the rebellious Hungarians, and concluded a treaty with the sultan in November of the same year.

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  • The determination to limit still further the power of the executive was at the bottom of this fatal parsimony, with the inevitable consequence that, while the king and the senate were powerless, every great noble or lord-marcher was free to do what he chose in his own domains, so long as he flattered his "little brothers," the szlachta.

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  • Goluchowski, the brothers Andrew and John Sniadecki, the latter of whom gained a reputation almost European, Bronislaw Trentowski, Karol Liebelt and Joseph Kremer deserve mention.

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  • According to Nestor's legend it was founded in 864 by three brothers, Kiy, Shchek and Khoriv, and after their deaths the principality was seized by two Varangians (Scandinavians), Askold and Dir, followers of Rurik, also in 864.

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  • In 1785 the prince of Wales joined, and later his brothers the dukes of Clarence and Sussex became members.

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  • Before his death at Herat, 9th June 1863, Dost Mahomed had nominated as his successor Shere Ali, his third son, passing over the two elder brothers, Afzul Khan and Azim Khan; and at first the new amir was quietly recognized.

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  • When a child she was carried off from Sparta by Theseus to Attica, but was recovered and taken back by her brothers.

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  • Like her brothers, the Dioscuri, she was a patron deity of sailors.

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  • The study of the fertilization, or as it is now generally called "pollination," of flowers, was continued by Darwin and taken up by other workers, notably Friedrich Hildebrand, Federico Delpino and the brothers Fritz and Hermann Muller.

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  • The two brothers, Bonaventura and Abraham Elzevir, published two editions at Leiden in 1624 and 1633, based chiefly on Beza's text.

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  • Other brothers were Demetrius, prince of the Morea until 1460, and Thomas, prince of Achaia, who died at Rome in 1465.

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  • I came in with my horse and arms just at the retreat; but was not permitted to stay longer than the 15th by reason of the army marching to Gloucester; which would have left both me and my brothers exposed to ruin, without any advantage to his Majesty.

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  • 1858), was made keeper of the botanical department in 1895, the only instance of two brothers becoming heads of departments at the museum.

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  • Then the stage of novelty suddenly shifted to South America, where after the pioneer labours of Darwin, Owen and Burmeister, the field of our knowledge was suddenly and vastly extended by explorations by the brothers Ameghino (Carlos and Florentino).

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  • Next we must consider the machinery by which the Society is constituted and governed so as to make its spirit a living energy and not a mere abstract Society is distributed into six grades: novices, scholastics, temporal coadjutors (lay brothers), spiritual coadjutors, professed of the three vows, and professed of the four vows.

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  • The lay brothers leave out the clause concerning education.

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  • Among the Harranians dogs were sacred, but this was rather as brothers of the mystae.

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  • Their name again figures in Indian history at the break up of the Mogul empire, when two Sayad brothers created and dethroned emperors at their will (1714-1720).

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  • And they say that Ormuzd and Ahriman are brothers, and in consequence of this saying they shall come to annihilation."In the same fragment the Christians are condemned as worshippers of idols, unless indeed the writer has genuine pagans in view.

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  • There was a second range of stalls in the extreme western bays of the nave for the fratres conversi, or lay brothers.

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  • Between it and the transept we find the sacristy (X), and a small book-room (Y), armariolum, where the brothers deposited the volumes borrowed from the library.

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  • This inner gate conducted into the base court (T), round which were placed the barns, stables, cow-sheds, &c. On the eastern side stood the dormitory of the lay brothers, fratres conversi (G), detached from the cloister, with cellars and storehouses below.

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  • Door to thechurch for the lay brothers.

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  • The western side of the cloister is, as usual, occupied by vaulted cellars, supporting on the upper story the dormitory of the lay brothers (8).

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  • Other educational institutions are the Syracuse Teachers' training school, Christian Brothers' academy (Roman Catholic), St John's Catholic academy, Travis preparatory school (non-sectarian), and at Manlius (pop. 1905, 1236), a suburb, St John's military academy (Protestant Episcopal, 1869).

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  • The Hero, Left At The Head Of A Fatherless Family Of Twelve When Nearly Through College, Turns From The Glut Of Graduates Swarming Round The Prospects Of Professional City Bred Careers, Steadfastly Wrests A Home From The Wilderness, Helps His Brothers And Sisters, Marries A Habitante Fit For The Wife Of A Pioneer,.

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  • Modern experiments in cross-fertilization in Lancashire by the Garton Brothers have evolved the most extraordinary "sports," showing, it is claimed, that the plant has probably passed through stages of which until the present day there had been no conception.

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  • Kilij Arslan lived two years longer, finally under the protection of his youngest son, Kaikhosrau, who held the capital after him (till 1199) until his elder brother, Rukneddin Suleiman, after having vanquished his other brothers, ascended the throne and obliged Kaikhosrau to seek refuge at the Greek emperor's court.

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  • He was given at an early age the nickname of Lackland because, unlike his elder brothers, he received no apanage in the continental provinces.

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  • It is remarkable that, although Tiberius had ordered the execution of his elder brothers, by his will he left Caligula one of the heirs of the Empire.

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  • Their soldiers overtook the brothers; Yahya was slain, and Abd-ar-rahman saved himself by fleeing first to Syria and thence to northern Africa, the common refuge of all who endeavoured to get beyond the reach of the Abbasids.

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  • The legends regarding him and his brothers are various and somewhat contradictory.

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  • According to the most widely spread myth, Briareus and his brothers were called by Zeus to his assistance when the Titans were making war upon Olympus.

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  • The gigantic enemies were defeated and consigned to Tartarus, at the gates of which the three brothers were placed (Hesiod, Theog.

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  • The population of the holy mountain numbers from 6000 to 7000; about 3000 are monks (KaX6yEpoc), the remainder being lay brothers (Koo utKoi).

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  • Admiral Porter's three brothers were in the service of the United States: William David Porter (1809-1864) entered the navy in 1823, commanded the "Essex" on the Tennessee and the Mississippi in the Civil War, and became commodore in July 1862; Theodoric Henry Porter (1817-1846) was the first officer of the American army killed in the Mexican War; and Henry Ogden Porter (1823-1872) resigned from the United States navy in 1847, after seven years' service, fought under William Walker in Central America, returned to the American navy, was executive officer of the "Hatteras" when she was sunk by the "Alabama," and received wounds in the action from the effects of which he died several years later.

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  • By this agreement the greater part of the duchy, with its capital at Celle, came to William (1535-1592), the younger of the brothers, who gave laws to his land and added to its area; and this duchy of LUneburg-Celle was subsequently ruled in turn by four of his sons: Ernest II.

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  • In addition to these four princes Duke William left three other sons, and in 1610 the seven brothers entered into a compact that the duchy should not be divided, and that only one of them should marry and continue the family.

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  • In the older framework of the M ahabharata he appears as a great chieftain and ally of the Pandava brothers; and it is only in the interpolated episode of the Bhagavad-gita that he is identified with Vishnu and becomes the revealer of the doctrine of bhakti or religious devotion.

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  • Throughout the reign of Arcadius there was estrangement and jealousy between the two brothers or their governments.

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  • In the 17th century, after a long struggle, the settlers in the plains wrested from Aurangzeb terms which left them almost as independent as their brothers in the hills.

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  • Saxo Poeta and the Quedlinburg chronicle) it was her father whom she revenged; but when the treacherous overthrow of the Burgundians by Attila had become a theme for epic poets, she figured as a Burgundian princess, and her act as done in revenge for her brothers.

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  • It has been suggested (Symons, Heldensage, p. 55) that when the legend of the overthrow of the Burgundians, which took place in 437, became attached to that of the death of Attila (453), Hild, the supposed sister of the Burgundian kings, was identified with the daemonic Grimhild, the sister of the mythical Nibelung brothers, and thus helped the process by which the Nibelung myth became fused with the historical story of the fall of the Burgundian kingdom.

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  • The older story, according to which Grimhild slays her husband Attila in revenge for her brothers, is preserved in the Norse tradition, though Grimhild's part is played by Gudrun, a change probably due to the fact, mentioned above, that the name Grimhild still retained in the north its sinister significance.

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  • In the Nibelungenlied, however, the primitive supremacy of the blood-tie has given place to the more modern idea of the supremacy of the passion of love, and Kriemhild marries Attila (Etzel) in order to compass the death of her brothers, in revenge for the murder of Siegfried.

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  • On the assassination of his father and two elder brothers by Ptolemy, governor of Jericho, his brother-in-law, in February 135, he succeeded to the high priesthood and the supreme authority in Judaea.

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  • In 1822 there appeared in London an anonymous translation sometimes ascribed to Southey, but really the work of Sara Coleridge, who had undertaken the task to defray the college expenses of one of her brothers.

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  • To prevent brothers-in-law from extorting money from a widow as a price for releasing her from perpetual widowhood, Jewish law obliges all brothers at the time of a marriage to sign a document pledging themselves to submit to halisah without payment.

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  • GERHARD GROOT (1340-1384), otherwise Gerrit or Geert Groet, in Latin Gerardus Magnus, a preacher and founder of the society of Brothers of Common Life, was born in 1340 at Deventer in the diocese of Utrecht, where his father held a good civic position.

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  • The initiation of this movement was the great achievement of Groot's life; he lived to preside over the birth and first days of his other creation, the society of Brothers of Common Life.

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  • Kettlewell, Thomas d Kempis and the Brothers of Common Life (1882), i.

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  • When the islands first became known to Europeans, the Hawaiian family was in a stage including both polyandry and polygyny, and, according to Morgan, older than either: two or more brothers, with their wives, or two or more sisters with their husbands, cohabited with seeming promiscuity.

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  • Mary was obliged to share the guardianship of her infant son with his grandmother Amelia, the widow of Frederick Henry, and with Frederick William, elector of Brandenburg; moreover, she was unpopular with the Dutch owing to her sympathies with her kinsfolk, the Stuarts, and at length public opinion having been further angered by the hospitality which she showed to her brothers, Charles II.

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  • Finding it necessary to quit the army in order to take charge of his younger brothers who had been left orphans, he was appointed a farmer-general by Louis XV.

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  • Sometimes we find one supreme king together with a number of under-kings (subreguli); sometimes again, especially in the smaller kingdoms, Essex, Sussex and Hwicce, we meet with two or more kings, generally brothers, reigning together apparently on equal terms. During the greater part of the 8th century Kent seems to have been divided into two kingdoms; but as a rule such divisions did not last beyond the lifetime of the kings between whom the arrangement had been made.

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  • Among these may be mentioned marriages with brothers' widows and stepmothers, the latter especially in England.

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  • He acted as intermediary between the soldiers of Christ and their brothers who remained in Europe, announcing successes, organizing fresh expeditions,.

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  • high, a sheer, plain mass of granite; the Three Brothers, North Dome, Glacier Point, the Sentinel, Cathedral, Sentinel Dome and Cloud's Rest, from 2800 to nearly 6000 ft.

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  • It was next besieged by al-Mansur's brother; but the battle between the brothers was fought at Nasibin.

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  • Later the brothers Nasir ad-Daula and Saif ad-Daula ruled over Mesopotamia and North Syria respectively.

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  • He kept to the far north of Mesopotamia to avoid his brother Ferhan; but finally half-sedentary tribes on the Khabur and the Belikh became tributary to him, and a more or less active warfare sprang up between the brothers, which ended in a partition of Mesopotamia.

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  • Among the customs of the Tibetans, perhaps the most peculiar is polyandry, the brothers in a family having one wife in common.

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  • The brothers Henry and Richard Strachey visited Manasarowar Lake in 1846 and 1848 respectively.

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  • In the original myth the Harlungs, who are not to be confused with the Hartung brothers, were sent to bring home Surya, the bride of the sky-god, Irmintiu.

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  • This outer court also contains the guest-chambers (P), the stables and lodgings of the lay brothers (N), the barns and granaries (Q), the dovecot (H) and the bakehouse (T).

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  • Here they were placed under the authority of a prior, and were condemned to severe manual labour, fulfilling the duties usually executed by the lay brothers, who acted as farmservants.

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  • RICHARD BROTHERS (1757-1824), British religious fanatic, was born in Newfoundland on Christmas day, 17 57, and educated at Woolwich.

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  • He died in London on the 25th of January 1824, in the house of John Finlayson, who had secured his release, and who afterwards pestered the government with an enormous claim for Brothers's maintenance.

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  • It has naturally been said that she organized the mutiny from the first, and some plausibility is conferred on this belief by the fact that the guards were manipulated by the four Orlov brothers.

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  • It was first ascended in 1811 by the brothers Meyer, and again in 1812 by Gottlieb Meyer (son of J.

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  • For it is to be expected a priori that, since albinoes were derived from pigmented progenitors and may at any time appear, side by side with pigmented brothers, in a litter from pigmented parents, they would be carrying the pattern determinants of some one or other of their pigmented ancestors.

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  • Then, in the scheme below, if A b and (A)N b are two brothers who both marry normal wives N, their children N(A) in the first case will be all normal in appearance but will be carrying albinism recessive; and in the second case some will be pure normal individuals N, and some will be like the children of the first brother, i.e.

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  • Brothers in arms were supposed to be partners in all things save the affections of their " lady-loves."

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  • The Order of Knights of Alcantara, instituted about 1156 by the brothers Don Suarez and Don Gomez de Barrientos for protection against the Moors.

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  • In the following year, the two brothers confirmed their alliance by the celebrated oaths of Strassburg, made by Charles in the Teutonic language spoken by the subjects of Louis, and by Louis in the Romance tongue of Charles's subjects.

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  • Between 1860 and 1874 Messrs Bell Brothers manufactured the metal at Washington, near Newcastle, under Deville's supervision, producing nearly 2 cwt.

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  • The brothers were buried in one grave and worshipped as the Dioscuri "with white horses" (Eurip. Phoen.

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  • Again, there are some 20 congregations of " Brothers " (not priests) engaged in teaching, and numbering some 4500 members.

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  • Krose's Katholische Missionsstatistik (1908), the following totals of Roman Catholic Missions amongst non-Christians have been compiled: European priests, 7933; native priests, 5837; lay brothers, 5270; sisters, 21,320; catechists, 24,524; native membership, 7,441,215; catechumens, 1,517,909.

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  • Matteo was killed (1355) by his brothers, who divided the Milanese, Bernabo reigning in Milan (1354-1385) and Galeazzo in Pavia (1354-1378).

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  • 2 Of this the brothers Sturm in 1841 published at Nuremberg a German version.

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  • This did in a certain measure reconcile the political parties, but did not reconcile the army, which, already dissatisfied with the king's marriage, became still more so at the rumours that one of the two unpopular brothers of Queen Draga, Lieutenant Nicodiye, was to be proclaimed heirapparent to the throne.

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  • It was not long, however, before this arrangement led to war between the brothers, the outcome of which was that in 1317, three years after he had been chosen German king, Louis compelled Rudolph to abdicate, and for twelve years ruled alone over the whole of Upper Bavaria.

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  • All the six brothers exercised some authority in Bavaria; but three alone left issue, and of these the eldest, Louis, margrave of Brandenburg, died in 1361; and two years later was followed to the grave by his only son Meinhard, who was childless.

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  • The two remaining brothers, Stephen II.

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  • Both brothers were then engaged in warfare with the other branches of the family and with the citizens of Munich.

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  • The third brother, Albert, who had been educated for the church, joined his brother in 1465, and when Sigismund abdicated two years later became sole ruler in spite of the claims of his two younger brothers.

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  • Charlotte Stuart, who was declared legitimate and created duchess of Albany, tended her father for the remaining years of his life, during which she contrived to reconcile the two Stuart brothers, so that in 1785 Charles returned to Rome, where he died in the old Palazzo Muti on the 30th of January 1788.

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  • Knowing this, and having in the Siemens regenerative gas furnace an independent means of generating this temperature, the Martin brothers of Sireuil in France in 1864 developed the open-hearth process of making steel of any desired carbon-content by melting together in this furnace cast and wrought iron.

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  • It was in large part through the efforts of Le Chatelier that this process, so long conceived, was at last, in 1864, put into actual use by the brothers Martin, of Sireuil in France.

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  • 2223) of this locality with the grove of the Arval brothers at the 5th mile of the Via Portuensis, to the W.

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  • Thesiger ashore to the crown prince of Denmark (then regent of the kingdom), to say that unless he was allowed to take possession of the hulks which had surrendered he would be compelled to burn them, a course which he deprecated on the ground of humanity and his tenderness of "the brothers of the English the Danes."

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  • A vast crowd on hearing this collected outside, and finally burst into the prison, seized the two brothers and literally tore them to pieces.

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  • The national traditions of Israel recognize a close relationship between Moab and Ammon, "sons" of Lot, and the "brothers" Esau (Edom) and Jacob (Israel), and Moab is represented as already a powerful people when Israel fled from Egypt (Exod.

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  • Although Moab and Ammon were "brothers," their history was usually associated with that of Judah and Israel respectively, and naturally depended to a considerable extent upon these two and their mutual relations.

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  • The bones of these brothers rest together in a simple stone sarcophagus opposite the tomb of Alberada.

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  • A similar division took place on iEthelwulf's death between his two sons iEthelbald and "Ethelberht, but on the death of the former in 858 Æthelberht united the whole in his own hands, his younger brothers 'Ethelred and Alfred renouncing their claims. iEthelberht was succeeded in 865 by 'Ethelred, and the latter by Alfred in 871.

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  • The first move in this direction was made in the Netherlands and north Germany under the influence of Gerhard Groot, and issued in the formation of the Windesheim congregation of Augustinian canons and the secular congregation of Brothers of Common Life (q.v.) founded c. 1384, both of which became centres of religious revival.

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  • The Christian Brothers, devoted to primary education, founded by St Jean Baptiste de la Salle in 1679, are not in orders (Heimbucher, op. cit.

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  • While Dost Mahommed held Kabul, Kandahar became temporarily a sort of independent chiefship under two or three of his brothers.

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  • One of her brothers, Charaxus, fell in love with a courtesan named Doricha upon whom he squandered his property.

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  • AETHELBERT, king of the West Saxons, succeeded to the sub-kingdom of Kent during the lifetime of his father Æthelwulf, and retained it until the death of his elder brother Æthelbald in 860, when he became sole king of Wessex and Kent, the younger brothers Æthelred and Alfred renouncing their claim.

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  • The "Fuggerei," built in 1519 by the brothers Fugger, is a miniature town, with six streets or alleys, three gates and a church, and consists of a hundred and six small houses let to indigent Roman Catholic citizens at a nominal rent.

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  • But in 1796, the Directory having offered to release his mother and his two brothers, who had been kept in prison since the Terror, on condition that he went to America, he set sail for the United States, and in October settled in Philadelphia, where in February 1 797 he was joined by his brothers the duc de Montpensier and the comte de Beaujolais.

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  • Immediately on his arrival, in February 1800, the duke of Orleans, at the suggestion of Dumouriez, sought an interview with the comte d'Artois, through whose instrumentality he was reconciled with the exiled king Louis XVIII., who bestowed upon his brothers the order of the Saint Esprit.

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  • 2 He settled with his brothers at Twickenham, near 1 As M.

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  • At first they were called "Brothers and Sisters of the Order of Penance"; but later on, when the Friars were called the "First Order" and the nuns the "Second Order," the Order of Penance became the "Third Order of St Francis" - whence the name Tertiaries: this threefold division already existed among the Humiliati.

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  • In 1901 Paul Sabatier published a "Rule of Life of the Brothers and Sisters of Penance," which probably contains, with additions, the substance of the original Rule of 1221.

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  • He was introduced into the Danish service by his relations, the brothers Plessen, who were ministers of state under Christian VI.

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  • Besides similar tributes in honour of his brothers and Polyaenus, he directed the trustees to be guardians of the son of Polyaenus and the son of Metrodorus; whilst the daughter of the last mentioned was to be married by the guardians to some member of the society who should be approved of by Hermarchus.

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  • The prestige personally acquired by Benedetto Cairoli was augmented by that of his four brothers, who fell during the wars of Risorgimento, and by the heroic conduct of their mother.

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  • It suffered severely during the French Revolution, especially from Joseph Lebon, who, like the brothers Maximilien and Augustin Robespierre, was a native of the town.

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