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  • I left the building for home.

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  • The three-story building looked big enough to cover a city block.

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  • It was a pleasant escape from the dust and noise of the building going on above them.

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  • She tried to distract the building panic.

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  • What she needed to do was get a look inside the building and put her fears to rest.

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  • Her plan was to approach the building from the back parking lot.

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  • Getting into that building was getting more important all the time.

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  • And suddenly Brother A. came and, taking my arm, led me to a building to enter which we had to pass along a narrow plank.

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  • We are building the Internet to connect with each other better, to share information, to collaborate, to offer mutual support, and so on.

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  • Everywhere you turned, people were speculating about, or building models of, the "House of Tomorrow," the "Car of Tomorrow," or the "Workplace of Tomorrow."

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  • Maybe if he saw that she didn't go near the building, he would relax his guard.

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  • As they approached the building, a large group of people came out whooping and yelling.

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  • They don't really worry about whether playing polo or building orphanages or any other chosen pursuit can pay the bills, because they don't need it to pay the bills.

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  • You remember how your condo building came down this morning an hour before you planned?

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  • Outsourcing a job to get it done more cheaply or building a machine to do it more cheaply is really the same.

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  • But as I watch how we are building and using the Internet, the one-on-one encounters impress me most.

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  • I went into the building today.

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  • He recognized the building via a computer image Betsy provided.

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  • For working quarters we secured a thirty year old building, recently vacated, on the beautiful main street of Keene.

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  • Dusty, can I go to watch the building explode?

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  • Coldness, then the sound of the storm beating the building around him.

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  • Jule and Dustin reached the building, and she looked at them.

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  • The rocking chairs were back, four in a row, red, green, yellow, and purple, adding a blaze of color against the century-old white building of Bird Song.

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  • Helen Keller writing "The Frost King" was building better than she knew and saying more than she meant.

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  • At the end of the week the prince reappeared and resumed his former way of life, devoting himself with special activity to building operations and the arrangement of the gardens and completely breaking off his relations with Mademoiselle Bourienne.

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  • The house was a two-story building with a wide wraparound porch.

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  • At the edge of town the sound of hammers announced the building of another hotel.

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  • A red brick municipal building stood at the far end of the street ahead of us.

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  • I then left the building and waited outside for the others who arrived moments later.

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  • He led her through the apartment building to an underground garage and to a sleek, black sports car with black interior.

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  • The building swayed gently in the strong winds whipping through southern Florida, and water pelted the windows across from her.

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  • Kiera asked, trying hard to control the anger building within her.

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  • She gazed at him in the moons' light, tears building again.

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  • There was nothing more to learn and Burgess excused himself and entered the building.

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  • The chief object of interest is the church of Sainte-Anne (once the cathedral), the building of which was begun about the year 1056 on the site of a much older edifice, but not completed until the latter half of the 17th century.

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  • No one was in sight when she reached the building, but the door was open.

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  • He knows I won't take the building down with all the humans.

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  • The space underneath the roof, where they stood, permitted them to see on all sides of the tall building, and they looked with much curiosity at the city spread out beneath them.

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  • This mollified Jim a little, and after some thought the green maiden decided to give the cab-horse a room in the palace, such a big building having many rooms that were seldom in use.

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  • I know the list of nefarious uses of the Internet—but on balance, we are building it for good purposes.

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  • Dr. Bell went with us himself to the electrical building, and showed us some of the historical telephones.

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  • There is some of the same fitness in a man's building his own house that there is in a bird's building its own nest.

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  • They rounded the corner of the building to see a group of men lounging against the fence, watching a display that made Carmen's blood run cold.

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  • Pushing through some sumac that she thought bordered the clearing where the building stood, she squinted up at the sun.

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  • She added, Most old pictures and records went up in smoke when the old building burned.

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  • I pulled up in front and was inside the building as fast as I could move.

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  • He rigged the building but didn't blow it.

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  • He gobbled everything he could grab as if building energy for the balance of his coast-to-coast trek.

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  • The whole top of the building --where the hostel was housed --was on fire.

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  • We don't know what Bird Song was at the turn of the century, just that there was a building or some sort on this site.

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  • There isn't even a building almost to Silverton!

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  • The building was a superb example of craftsmanship from an era when quality was meant to survive those skilled men who proudly worked it.

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

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  • Kelli led her into a building.

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  • They wandered the hallways on the main floor until finding one that led to a side door of the large, stone building.

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  • The elevator in her building was half-broken again.

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  • The principal mineral resource of Vermont is its building and monumental stone, including marble and granite and a small amount of limestone.

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  • The commerce of the lake consists principally of coal, wood pulp and building material, besides general merchandise.

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  • The kasbah was begun in 1516 on the site of an older building, and served as the palace of the deys until the French conquest.

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  • The pulpit (mimbar) bears an inscription showing that the building existed in 1018.

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  • The so-called pagoda of the Great Buddha is the chief native building.

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  • But, if the Saracen gave the lines of the building, the Greek gave the mosaic decorations of its walls.

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  • The country is rich in hard woods, suitable for cabinet work and certain building purposes.

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  • The most prominent building is the Capitol, about 400 ft.

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  • Pilgrim Hall, a large stone building erected by the Pilgrim Society (formed in Plymouth in 1820 as the successor of the Old Colony Club, founded in 1769) in 1824 and remodelled in 1880, is rich in relics of the Pilgrims and of early colonial times, and contains a portrait of Edward Winslow (the only extant portrait of a "Mayflower" passenger), and others of later worthies, and paintings, illustrating the history of the Pilgrims; the hall library contains many old and valuable books and manuscripts - including Governor Bradford's Bible, a copy of Eliot's Indian Bible, and the patent of 1621 from the Council for New England - and Captain Myles Standish's sword.

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  • He superintended every step of the progress of the building and of the purchase of the very valuable collection of apparatus with which it was equipped at the expense of its munificent founder the seventh duke of Devonshire (chancellor of the university, and one of its most distinguished alumni).

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  • When the organ was played for her in St. Bartholomew's, the whole building shook with the great pedal notes, but that does not altogether account for what she felt and enjoyed.

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  • When I was building, one of these had its nest underneath the house, and before I had laid the second floor, and swept out the shavings, would come out regularly at lunch time and pick up the crumbs at my feet.

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  • There we worked, revising mythology, rounding a fable here and there, and building castles in the air for which earth offered no worthy foundation.

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  • Well, Michael Ivanovich," he suddenly went on, raising his head and pointing to the plan of the building, "tell me how you mean to alter it...."

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  • The countess was accustomed to this tone as a precursor of news of something detrimental to the children's interests, such as the building of a new gallery or conservatory, the inauguration of a private theater or an orchestra.

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  • The small red building has a cozy atmosphere inside and visiting here you feel like you're contributing to the well-being of yourself and the entire community.

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  • He motioned toward a hole in the wall, and he and Jade and Ileana trailed her out of the destroyed building.

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  • She rolled her eyes at him and snatched her stuff before leaving her apartment for the sidewalk in front of her building.

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  • You.re as tough as an egg dropped from a ten-story building.

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  • Most importantly, he.d protect Katie by building a world that was safe for her and watching over her from a distance.

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  • Several figures awaited them, and she saw a low building with glowing lights in the distance.

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  • A vehicle, a mud-splatted Blazer, with skis in a rack atop it, followed her and slowed as it passed the building.

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  • Due to its location in the center of the building, there were no windows.

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  • Fully alert, he listened, but heard only night noises, the ticking of the hall clock, a slight breeze, the ever-present furnace rumbling heat to the old building.

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  • The building stood there, gazing down on the quiet town like some magnificent matron, watching over her citizens as she had for a hundred years.

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  • You're correct that there wouldn't be time for him to race downstairs and out of the building.

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  • The others followed and the trio went back inside where Dean began building a fire.

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  • The fire ebbed to glowing coals in the silent old building and she snuggled against him.

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  • Do that and you have to start building tolerance all over again.

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  • Two of the goats had gone into labor, so she transferred them to the building on the release side of the dairy, where they had set up temporary kidding stalls.

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  • A bank of clouds was building to the northeast.

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  • Someone was building a log house so close that they could overlook her farm.

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  • The dry weather was perfect for building.

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  • Of course, he liked the land around her farm - but building a house was a major investment, especially that one.

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  • His team continued to clear the building and toss flares into corners as they sought out any living insurgents or incendiary devices.

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  • Dan activated one of the buttons on his command headpiece that sent his rally orders out to the soldiers in the building.

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  • He strode towards the entrance behind several others exiting the building.

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  • He turned to address Dan, when the sagging building behind them exploded into flames and light.

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  • Heat pulsed off the building in waves, aided by a soft, cold breeze.

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  • Dan cursed as he trotted from an area to the side of the building.

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  • Didn't take a damn thing, Dan reported from his position inside the building.

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  • The fed building smoldered before him, the scent of metal and burning plastic thick in the air.

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  • The tower was in pieces, the building at its base a gaping crater.

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  • She'd been trying to avoid the crushing sense of betrayal building in her breast.

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  • We're building a bigger battery to store the energy we generate from the river, but … Kelli shrugged.

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  • Lana looked at the building.

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  • Few people were out in the streets, but the front office area of the building held several women who had turned it into a living room.

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  • Kelli greeted a few of the women in the room and led Lana into what looked like a former warehouse in the back of the building.

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  • She couldn't help but feel surprised by the kindness and careful planning of the refugees who'd lost everything but electricity in one building.

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  • The soldier led them up a set of stairs winding around smaller buildings and into a building apart from the rest.

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  • A handful of people were building an annex onto one of the buildings with their hands rather than with the technological tools she'd seen create structures.

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  • Men and women worked over large cauldrons of food in one building while young men and women focused on making blankets, clothes, and other textiles in another.

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  • Meat preparation there, breads and everything else there, then the last building is where we cook.

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  • The kids get snacks twice a day, Melissa explained, leading them into the building smelling of bread.

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  • They carried the crate back to the building acting as a nursery.

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  • The news that no one had survived the strikes on her condo building made tears rise for a different reason.

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  • She stepped from the final building and watched men and women carry cauldrons towards the bonfire area.

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  • Another missile slammed into the street, and the building around her shook.

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  • Several more joined him to clear out debris and the remains of a building.

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  • The room beneath the collapsed building was empty.

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  • Kris looked at him, anger building.  The muscular half-demon was bleeding from a wound in his chest.  His dark eyes glowed like a demon's, though his face was still that of an Immortal.

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  • Mayer promised to send the full file with Byrne's picture from the now near-closing personnel office, located in another building.

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  • From a pay phone in the lobby of the large building, he placed a call to the Parkside Police Department.

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  • Ethel lived in the pride of Parkside, a new six-story luxury apartment building southeast of town.

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  • Dean planned to send a patrol car by later to pick up some clothes but his trip home passed within a block of Parsons Street and on an impulse, he drove by the building.

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  • Dean knew the Parkside Sentinel would be going full steam later in the day, so he stopped by the red brick building on his way to work.

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  • When we get there, we open up the trunk and drop these two suit­cases back by the building, just like they told us.

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  • And I'm the only other person in the building!

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  • After leaving the building, when they were out on the street, she turned back to him.

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  • Cynthia Byrne was shaking so badly had he not supported her with an arm about her waist he doubted she could have made it into the building on her own.

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  • They parked close to the building and, leaving the engine running, Dean made a dash for the office.

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  • Fortunately, room 22 was taken and they settled for adjoining rooms on the second floor near the end of the building.

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  • The crowd was respectable although it looked smaller due to the large size of the building.

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  • They moved into a brand new building a couple of months back.

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  • No one on the block remembered the motor home, but the backyard was closed from view from the street, so unless someone was in the building it would not have been visible.

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  • Fred called as he took off at a geriatric jog toward the building.

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  • When they entered the building, there was only an empty corridor.

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  • It certainly was convenient—in the same building and across the hall from your apartment.

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  • You worked for the contrac­tor who built the World Wide office building in Scranton so you were at the opening dedication party there.

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  • The guys were generous enough to offer assistance building the buffalo shed and he didn't want to keep them waiting.

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  • Aren't they building that buffalo shed on your land?

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  • For Lori and Josh, they were like building blocks being torn down.

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  • I hate to see you building yourself up for a let down like this.

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  • This had to have been building for a long time.

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  • She was a master at building her own moral roadblocks, placing her goals frustratingly out of reach.

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  • I'd better figure on building a pen close to the house to quarantine the Longhorns in.

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  • It had the stale smell of an abandoned building.

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  • Your quarters are in the third building.

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  • Jenn took the boy's hand and led him out of the building into the bailey area.

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  • The building had been burnt to the ground, and the guardsman began the process of sifting through the ashes.

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  • She stared at the ground in the center of the circle, emotions building within her.

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  • It was the remains of another large building.

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  • She motioned to a hollowed-out building and turned to face the other two.

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  • They climbed a set of wide, sweeping stone stairs that led up to the building, past towering columns, and into an airy chamber without a ceiling.

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  • Taran handed off the horse to a stable hand and turned to watch as Sirian took Rissa's arm, leading her into a squat stone building at the center of the fortress.

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  • Taran turned on his heel, retreating into the squat building once more.

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  • He reached the guard-packed wall and ducked beside a building as a flurry of arrows broke loose into the kingdom.

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  • She leaned against a building, struggling for control of herself.

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  • She had the key to the building in her purse.

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  • Carmen shook her head, glancing at a bank of building clouds.

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  • It looks like a storm is building and I need to get some work done in the garden.

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  • We're building a fire pit here for a campsite.

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  • It wasn't her money and she hadn't played any part in building the fortune.

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  • He was lounging against the building, far away from the pumps, smoking a cigarette.

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

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  • He exited out the sliding glass doors off the formal living area that led to the private beach behind the building.

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  • He was moving quickly, around the building and seeking shelter among the rocks that lined one side of the moonlit beach to separate it from the property of the neighboring set of condos.

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  • They walked around the building to the front, and he passed off the unconscious woman to Gerry.

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  • They rushed out of the apartment building to her beat up car.

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  • Every day since he'd slept with her, she stopped when she reached the apartment building, bent over to display her ample chest and made a show of tying her shoes.

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  • Instead of a key, there was a code to enter the condo located in a ritzy building on a private beach.

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  • The tension building within her wasn't something she'd felt in years.

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  • Jessi hurried into the apartment building.

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  • The goon that bruised her arm was lingering outside her building, along with two more.

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  • He led her down into the basement of the gated apartment building, where the wealthy residents of the apartment kept their expensive cars.

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  • A line went around the building to the mall and along one side.

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  • He parked under the building.

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  • He sensed the Guardians when Ashley pulled in front of the old apartment building where they lived.

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  • He followed them into the worn down building, senses alert.

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  • Xander felt her grow tenser as they were waved down the long driveway, towards the oceanfront building.

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  • What happened soon became apparent; there was a neat hole in the top story of the building where Xander's condo used to be.

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  • Xander stayed in place for awhile, gaze on the scene at the building.

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  • He trailed the Grey God into the building.

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  • He moved away, towards an open door leading into the building.

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  • She blinked rapidly to clear her vision as she entered the dark building.

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  • She flushed, as much from the fire building within her as his words.

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  • The main building, consisting of a nave with apsidal end and two aisles,.

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  • Of the numerous churches in the city the most interesting are the Stiftskirche, with two towers, a fine specimen of 15th-century Gothic; the Leonhardskirche, also a Gothic building of the 15th century; the Hospitalkirche, restored in 1841, the cloisters of which contain the tomb of Johann Reuchlin; the fine modern Gothic church of St John; the new Roman Catholic church of St Nicholas; the Friedenskirche; and the English church.

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  • Under his direction the building for the Astor library was erected, and to the library he gave about $550,000, including a bequest of $200,000.

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  • Rienzi attempted to address them, but the building in which he stood was fired, and while trying to escape in disguise he was murdered by the mob.

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  • The church of All Saints is mentioned in Domesday, and tradition ascribes the building of its nave to King John, while the western side of the tower must be older still.

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  • The cruciform church of St Mary, with a central tower and short spire, is in great part Early English, with Perpendicular additions; but considerable traces of a Norman building were revealed during a modern restoration.

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  • Mr Rockefeller would not allow his name to be a part of the title, nor has he permitted the designation of any building by his name.

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  • The site was five acres, and the building is described in the letters patent " as a fitting and noble college mansion in honour of the most glorious Virgin Mary and St Bernard in Northgates Street outside the Northgate of Oxford."

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  • At Delaware, also, are the state industrial school for girls, a Carnegie library, the Edwards Young Men's Christian Association building and a city hospital.

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  • The building was burnt to the ground with all that it contained, including his private diary for forty years.

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  • The church of the Holy Trinity, the oldest part of which dates from about 1 200, is a Gothic building with five aisles and a square tower.

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  • The site of the church of St Peter has long been occupied by a parish church (there was one in the 12th century, if not earlier), but the existing building dates only from 1870.

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  • Suppose now that the sphere's earth connexion is broken and that it is carried without loss of charge inside a building at zero potential.

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  • The presence, however, of apparatus or observers upsets the conditions, while above uneven ground or near a tree or a building the equipotential surfaces cease to be horizontal.

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  • In an ordinary climate a building seems to be practically at the earth's potential; near its walls the equipotential surfaces are highly inclined, and near the ridges they may lie very close together.

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  • Immediately on his return from Finland Alexius was despatched by his father to Staraya Rusya and Ladoga to see to the building of new ships.

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  • The city has a fine court-house, a United States government building, a Carnegie library and a large auditorium.

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  • The principal building is the cathedral, a Gothic edifice begun in the 13th century.

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  • The new castle, an uninteresting building, was erected in 1724 by the earl of Fife, and though untenanted is maintained in repair.

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  • The south pavilion of the present house is the original brick building, one and a half storeys high, first occupied by Jefferson in 1770.

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  • Among the public buildings are the Federal building, the city hall and the public library.

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  • Among the public buildings are the city hall, the court house, the Federal building, the public library and an auditorium.

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  • The building has been restored in modern times to serve as a court of justice and a prison.

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  • The Golden Temple is so called on account of its copper dome, covered with gold foil, which shines brilliantly in the rays of the Indian sun, and is reflected back from the waters of the lake; but the building as a whole is too squat to have much architectural merit apart from its ornamentation.

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  • Eastward of the present city, amongst the mounds and ruins of the old town, in a dilapidated chamber adjoining a bluedomed building over the grave of an imamzadeh, is the tomb of the astronomer-poet Omar Khayyam, an unsightly heap of plaster without inscription, and probably fictitious.

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  • The industries are equal in importance to the transit trade, and embrace metalworking, ironfounding and machine building, the manufacture of electric plant, celluloid, automobiles, furniture, cables and chemicals, sugar refining, cigar and tobacco making, and brewing.

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  • In 1794 Mannheim fell into the hands of the French, and in the following year it was retaken by the Austrians after a severe bombardment, which left scarcely a single building uninjured.

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  • The building was enlarged by Edward IV., by Henry VIII., who made it one of his chief residences, by James I.

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  • The building consists of four blocks.

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  • The oldest part of the building was in some measure rebuilt in 1811, and the present chapel was erected to replace one destroyed by fire in 1779.

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  • A new building was completed in 1899, the magnetic pavilion lying some 400 yds.

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  • Of the ancient building of de Romille all that remains is the western doorway of the inner castle.

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  • The building, chiefly of iron and glass, is flanked by two towers and is visible from far over the metropolis.

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  • After 445 Athens was hardly in a position to summon such a congress, and would not have sent to envoys out of 20 to northern and central Greece, where she had just lost all her influence; nor is it likely that the building of the Parthenon (begun not later than 447) was entered on before the congress.

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  • The building in which this fire was kept was the Prytaneum, and the chieftain (the king or prytanis)probably made it his residence.

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  • In Achaea, this central hall was called the Lefton (town-hall), and a similar building is known to have existed at Elis.

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  • Curtius places the original Prytaneum south of the Acropolis in the Old Agora, speaks of a second identical with the Tholos in the Cerameicus, and regards that of Pausanius as a building of Roman times (Stadtgeschichte, p. 302).

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  • The church of St Mary and St Modwen is classic in style, of the 18th century, but embodies some remains of an ancient Gothic building.

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  • The former abbot's house at Seyney Park is a half-timbered building of the 15th century.

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  • The church of St Mary and All Saints is a large and beautiful cruciform building principally of the Decorated period.

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  • The parish church, with its two lofty towers, is substantially a Romanesque building of the 13th century, but the choir and transepts are Gothic additions of a later date.

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  • The town-house is also a noteworthy building and contains large and important archives.

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  • The cathedral church, dedicated to its founder St Colman, a disciple of St Finbar of Cork, is a plain cruciform building mainly of the 14th century, with an earlier oratory in the churchyard.

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  • The Roman Catholic church is a spacious building of the early 19th century.

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  • Epiphanius (Vitae prophetarum) says that he came up from Babylon while still young, prophesied the return, witnessed the building of the temple and received an honoured burial near the priests.

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  • It was therefore natural that Haggai and Zechariah should urge the speedy building of the temple, in order that the great king might be fittingly received.

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  • The building of the Canadian Pacific railway through almost continuous rocks for 800 miles was one of the greatest engineering feats of modern times.

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  • The object of all heating apparatus is the transference of heat from the fire to the various parts of the building it is intended to warm, and this transfer may be effected by radiation, by conduction or by convection.

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  • There are a number of methods available for adoption in the heating of buildings, but it is a matter of considerable difficulty to suit the method of warming to the class of building to be warmed.

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  • A notable feature of modern boiler construction is the mode of building the apparatus of cast iron in either horizontal or vertical sections.

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  • Curiously enough the cottage, a stone building, built by the same duke for Jean Jacques Rousseau, still stands in the park, while the ducal residence was burnt down by the sans-culottes.

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  • The monastic buildings have practically disappeared, but the church was a splendid building of various dates from Norman to Decorated, the choir and Lady chapel representing the later period.

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  • Much damage was done to the tower, and the nave roof perished, for the fire reached practically every part of the building, though the stonework of the nave suffered comparatively little.

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  • Architectural variety and solidity are favoured in the buildings of the city by a wealth of beautiful building stones of varied colours (limestones, sandstones, lavas, granites and marbles), in addition to which bricks and Roman tiles are employed.

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  • The State Capitol, built of native granite and marble (1887-1895, cost $2,500,000), is an imposing building.

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  • Industries include ship and boat building and fitting, and motor engineering.

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  • The walls and ceiling of the fine Romanesque interior are covered with frescoes of 1570, subdued in colour and well suited to the character of the building; those of the octagonal cupola representing the Assumption of the Virgin are by Correggio, but much restored.

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  • Giovanni Evangelista, which was founded along with the Benedictine monastery in 981, but as a building dates from 1510, and has a façade erected by Simone Moschino early in the 17th century.

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  • Francesco, probably the earliest Franciscan church in northern Italy (1230-1298; now a prison), is a Gothic building in brick with a fine rose-window.

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  • To him is due the building of the cathedral.

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  • The principal classes of products affected are foods, wearing apparel, building materials, furniture, &c., chemical products, printing and allied trades, and sundry others, such as cigars, matches, tanning, paints, &c. In some manufactures the raw material is imported partly manufactured, such as thread for weaving.

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  • The products of the quarries of France for the five years 1901-1905 averaged 9,311,000 per annum in value, of which building material brought in over two-thirds.

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  • Construction, building, decorating 572,000 443,000

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  • Water traffic, which is chiefly in heavy merchandise, as coal, building materials, and agriculture and food produce, more than doubled in volume between 1881 and 1905.

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  • The contract for building the railway was put in the hands of Thomas Brassey; English navvies were largely employed on the work, and a number of English engine-drivers were employed when traffic was begun in 1843.

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  • All are building and fitting-out yards.

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  • The municipality has to pay the Cost of building, furnishing and upkeep. At the head of the lyce is the principal (proviseur), an official nominated by the minister, and assisted by a teaching staff of professors and charges de cours or teachers of somewhat lower standing.

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  • Both descriptions of rock yielded good material for building; while in the soft meleke tanks, underground chambers, tombs, &c., were easily excavated.

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  • The Temple had already been partially rebuilt by Zedekiah and his companions, but on a scale far inferior to the magnificent building of King Solomon, and Nehemiah devoted his attention to the reconstruction of the walls.

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  • The next important epoch in building construction at Jerusalem was about 460, when the empress Eudocia visited Palestine and expended large sums on the improvement of the city.

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  • Prior to 1858, when the modern building period commenced, Jerusalem lay wholly within its 16th-century walls, and even as late as 1875 there were few private residences beyond their limits.

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  • These formed a single building, which was still intact goo years ago, and was used as the mosque of the then existing city of Istakhr.

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  • There are portions probably of the 12th and 13th centuries, but the bulk of the building is of the 17th century, and considerable additions, including the tower and spire, were made in the 19th.

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  • In December 1797 he joined his brother and some others in the formation of the "Society for the Propagation of the Gospel at Home," in building chapels or "tabernacles" for congregations, in supporting missionaries, and in maintaining institutions for the education of young men to carry on the work of evangelization.

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  • The cathedral (1150-1499), a Romanesque building with a beautiful south portal and a Gothic choir, is, next to the cathedral of Upsala, the largest church in Sweden.

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  • In 1902 the greater part of the building was destroyed by fire.

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  • The building societies and financial institutions in receipt of deposits, or so many of them as were on an unsound footing, failed at an early period of the depression, so also did the weaker banks.

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  • There was an almost entire cessation of building, and a large number of houses in the chief cities remained untenanted, the occupants moving to lodgings and more than one family living in a single house.

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  • In 1754, however, their heirs brought about the erection here of Fort Western, the main building of which is still standing at the east end of the bridge, opposite the city hall.

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  • A large working population is employed in the Royal Arsenal, which occupies a large area on the river-bank, and includes the Royal Gun Factory, Royal Carriage Department, Royal Laboratory and Building Works Department.

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  • The former Royal Dockyard was made over to the War Office in 1872 and converted into stores, wharves for the loading of troopships, &c. The Royal Artillery Barracks, facing Woolwich Common, originally erected in 1775, has been greatly extended at different times, and consists of six ranges of Brick building, including a church in the Italian Gothic style erected in 1863, a theatre, and a library in connexion with the officers' mess-room.

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  • Woolwich remained the chief dockyard of the English navy until the introduction of iron ship building, but the dockyard was closed in 1869.

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  • This, of course, means that a new station, where clearing, digging, and building are in progress, is often unhealthy for a time, and to this must be attributed the evil reputation which the peninsula formerly enjoyed.

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  • At first he threw himself with great energy into the task of building up an adequate system of schools.

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  • The church of St Mary and St Nicholas is a cruciform building in red sandstone, of the Decorated and Perpendicular periods, with a central octagonal tower.

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  • The museum (a state institution), formerly housed in the same building as the library, was transferred in 1897 to a new building in the suburb of Mustapha Superieur.

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  • The actual building dates from the end of the 17th and the beginning of the 18th century, and contains a fine library with a collection of rare manuscripts and incunabula; near it is the small and old town of Tepl (pop. 2789).

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  • The church df All Saints is a large cruciform building with low central tower.

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  • Subsequently Green was engaged in railway building in Georgia and Alabama.

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  • The principal buildings are the church of St Lawrence in Gothic style, erected in 1821, and the mechanics' institute, a fine building, comprising class-rooms, a library, a.

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  • He himself claims to have brought more than a thousand Marcionites within the pale of the church, and to have destroyed many copies of the Diatessaron of Tatian, which were still in ecclesiastical use; and he also exerted himself to improve the diocese, which was at once large and poor, by building bridges and aqueducts, beautifying the town, and by similar works.

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  • He is said to have baptized the emperor Philip and his son, to have done some building in the catacombs, to have improved the organization of the church in Rome, to have appointed officials to register the deeds of the martyrs, and to have founded several churches in France.

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  • San Pietro de' Cassinensi (outside the Porta Romana) is a basilica with nave and aisles, founded in the beginning of the i 1th century by San Pietro Vincioli on the site of a building of the 6th century, and remarkable for its conspicuous spire, its ancient granite and marble columns, its walnut stall-work of 1535 by Stefano de' Zambelli da Bergamo, and its numerous pictures (by Perugino, &c.).

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  • St Mary's church was opened in 1903, but occupies a site which bore a church in Saxon times, though the previous building dated only from 1786.

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  • The almshouse established in 1592 by Sir John Hawkins for decayed seamen and shipwrights is still extant, the building having been re-erected in the 19th century; but the fund called the Chatham Chest, originated by Hawkins and Drake in 1588, was incorporated with Greenwich Hospital in 1802.

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  • Good building materials are obtained from many of the rocks of the country, among which the Raialo limestone (a fine-grained crystalline marble) and the Jaisalmer limestone stand pre-eminent.

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  • Land was leased for houses or other buildings to be built upon it, the tenant being rent-free for eight or ten years; after which the building came into the landlord's possession.

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  • The Code fixes the price for building and insists on the builder's giving a year's guarantee of seaworthiness.

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  • The death penalty was freely awarded for theft and other crimes regarded as coming under that head; for theft involving entrance of palace or temple treasury, for illegal purchase from minor or slave, for selling stolen goods or receiving the same, for common theft in the open (in default of multiple restoration) or receiving the same, for false claim to goods, for kidnapping, for assisting or harbouring fugitive slaves, for detaining or appropriating same, for brigandage, for fraudulent sale of drink, for disorderly conduct of tavern, for delegation of personal service, for misappropriating the levy, for oppression of feudal holders, for causing death of a householder by bad building.

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  • A curious extension of the talio is the death of creditor's son for his father's having caused the death of debtor's son as mancipium; of builder's son for his father's causing the death of house-owner's son by building the house badly; the death of a man's daughter because her father caused the death of another man's daughter.

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  • First as regards the transmitting part, one essential element is the antenna, aerial, or air wire, which may take a variety of forms. It may consist of a single plain or stranded copper wire upheld at the top by an insulator from a mast, chimney or building.

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  • Textile, building and mining industries show the highest percentage of strikes, since they give employment to large numbers of men concentrated in single localities.

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  • The development of the large cities has induced these banks to turn their attention rather to building enterprise than to mortgages on rural property.

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  • Like communal revenue, provincial revenue has considerably increased since 1880, principally on account of the increase in the land and building surtax.

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  • Notwithstanding this prospective loss of revenue, parliament showed great reluctance to vote any new impost, although hardly a year previously it had sanctioned (3oth June 1879) Depretiss scheme for spending during the next eighteen years 43,200,000 in building 5000 kilometres of railway, an expenditure not wholly justified by the importance of the lines, and useful principally as a source of electoral sops for the constituents of ministerial deputies.

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  • Extravagant expenditure on railways and public works, loose administration of finance, the cost of colonial enterprise, the growing demands for the army and navy, the impending tariff war with France, and the overspeculation in building and in industrial ventures, which had absorbed all the floating capital of the country, had combined to produce a state of affairs calling for firm and radical treatment.

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  • Among the public buildings are the capitol, the United States government building, a United States mint, and a state orphans' home; in the vicinity are the state prison and a United States government school for Indians.

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  • The building of this altar is spread over a whole year, during which period the sacrificer has to carry about the sacrificial fire in an earthen pan for at least some time each day, until it is finally deposited on the completed altar to serve as the offering-fire for the Soma oblations.

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  • Causality is one of the " categories " which out mind uses in building up orderly experience.

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  • Other variations in the mode of growth or budding bring about further differences in the building up of the colony, which are not in all cases properly understood and cannot be described in detail here.

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  • The most remarkable Roman building in Trier is the Porta Nigra, the north gate of the city, a huge fortified gateway, 115 ft.

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  • The age of this building is very uncertain; it has been assigned to dates ranging from the 1st to the 4th century A.D.

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  • The cloisters connect the cathedral with the church of Our Lady (Liebfrauenkirche), a beautiful building in the form of a circle intersected by a cross, with a lofty vault, built 1127-1143, and said to be the oldest Gothic church in Germany.

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  • Of these St Matthias in the south, now represented by a 12th-century building, has a Christian cemetery of the Roman age.

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  • Close by are the Steipe or Rotes Haus, formerly the town hall, of the 15th century, and the Frankenturm or propugnaculum, of the 10th century, said to be the oldest stone domestic building in Germany.

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  • The church of St Oswald at Filey is a fine cruciform building with central tower, Transitional Norman and Early English in date.

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  • The first building to which the name was given was that built in Rome in 27 B.C. by Agrippa; it was burned later and the existing building was erected in the reign of Hadrian; since A.D.

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  • It was the Paris building that gave rise to the generic use of the term for a building where a nation's illustrious dead rest.

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  • The decree of 1885 finally established the building for the purpose for which the name now stands.

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  • The most conspicuous building in the city is the cathedral of St Bavon 1 (Sint Baafs), the rich interior of which contrasts strongly with its somewhat heavy exterior.

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  • Among the other 55 churches may be mentioned that of St Nicholas, an Early Gothic building, the oldest church in date of foundation in Ghent, and that of St Michael, completed in 1480, with an unfinished tower.

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  • Close to it is the former Cloth-hall, a Gothic building of 1325.

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  • Its chief remains of antiquity are a square peel-tower and the cruciform church of St Andrew, of which part of the fabric is of pre-Conquest date, though the building is mainly Early English.

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  • Extensive use is made of building materials from the Roman station of Corstopitum (also called Corchester), which lay half a mile west of Corbridge at the junction of the Cor with the Tyne.

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  • There were then unearthed remains of several buildings fronting a broad thoroughfare, one of which is the largest Roman building, except the baths at Bath, yet discovered in England.

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  • The government offices, art gallery and exchange, with St Mary's cathedral (Anglican), a building in a combination of native timbers, St Paul's and St Patrick's cathedral (Roman Catholic), are noteworthy buildings.

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  • The guildhall is a picturesque half-timbered building.

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  • Part of the building, used by the poet's father as a wool-shop, is fitted as a museum.

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  • The principal modern monument to the poet's memory in Stratford is the Shakespeare Memorial, a semi-Gothic building of brick, stone and timber, erected in 1877 to contain a theatre, picture gallery and library.

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  • From 1668 to 1670 attempts were being made by the chapter to restore the ruined building; but Dean Sancroft was anxious to have it wholly rebuilt, and in 1668 he had asked Wren to prepare a design for a wholly new church.

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  • Wren apparently did not himself approve of this second design, for he got the king to give him permission to alter it as much as he liked, without showing models or drawings to any one, and the actual building bears little resemblance to the approved design, to which it is very superior in almost every possible point.

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  • He was also very judicious in the way in which he expended the limited money at his command; he did not fritter it away in an attempt to make the whole of a building remarkable, but devoted it chiefly to one part or feature, such as a spire or a rich scheme of internal decoration.

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  • As the action of the chlorophyll apparatus is directly dependent upon light, and the immediate result of its activity is the building up of complex compounds, it has become usual to speak of the processes it sets up under the name of photosynthesis.

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  • The building up and nutrition of the living substance by the foods manufactured or absorbed is properly spoken of as the assimilation of such food.

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  • The assimilation of complex foods consequently may be regarded as supplying the protoplasm with a potential store of energy, as well as building tip its substance.

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  • The metabolic changes in the cells, however, concern other decompositions side by side with those which involve the building up of protoplasm from the products of which it feeds.

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  • The formation of living substance is a process of building up from simple or relatively simple materials; the construction of its cellulose framework and supporting substance is done by the living substance after its own formation is completed, and is attended by a partial decomposition of such living substance.

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  • It is sufficient to note here that cells were first of all discovered in various vegetable tissues by Robert Hooke in 1665 (Micrographia); Malpighi and Grew (1674-1682) gave the first clear indications of the importance of cells in the building up of plant tissues, but it was not until the beginning of the 19th century that any insight into the real nature of the cell and its functions was obtained.

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  • Again, the practical engineers who are building aeroplanes, and those who are making practical tests by actual flight in those machines, cannot be called "researchers"; that term should be confined to the members, for example, of the scientific committee appointed by the British Government in 1909 to make investigations regarding aerial construction and navigation.

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  • The building and handling of vessels also, and the utilization of such uncontrollable powers of nature as wind and tide, helped forward mechanical invention.

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  • The principal building is the state capitol (completed in 1857) in a square of ten acres at the intersection of High and Broad streets.

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  • Besides the university library, there is the Ohio state library occupying a room in the capitol and containing in 1908 126,000 volumes, including a "travelling library" of about 36,000 volumes, from which various organizations in different parts of the state may borrow books; the law library of the supreme court of Ohio, containing complete sets of English, Scottish, Irish, Canadian, United States and state reports, statutes and digests; the public school library of about 68,000 volumes, and the public library (of about 55,000), which is housed in a marble and granite building completed in 1906.

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  • The older portion, the capella in palatio, an octagonal building surmounted by a dome, was designed on the model of San Vitale at Ravenna by Udo of Metz, was begun under Charlemagne's auspices in 796 and consecrated by Pope Leo III.

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  • The Public Library building is Romanesque and elaborately ornamented; the building was presented to the city by James P. Baxter; in the library is the statue, by Benjamin Paul Akers (1825-1861), of the dead pearl-diver, well known from Hawthorne's description in The Marble Faun.

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  • The Cumberland County Court House, of white Maine granite, occupies the block bounded by Federal, Pearl, Church and Newbury streets; immediately opposite (to the south-west) is the Federal Court building, also of Maine granite.

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  • The Portland Society of Natural History, founded in 1843 and incorporated in 1850, has a building (1880) containing a library and natural history collections.

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  • When the port of Boston was closed by Great Britain in 1774 the bell of the old First Parish Church (Unitarian) of Portland (built 1740; the present building dates from 1825) was muffled and rung from morning till night, and in other ways the town showed its sympathy for the patriot cause.

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  • The chief mineral product is the asphalt of the mines of Seyssel on the eastern frontier, besides which potter's clay, building stone, hydraulic lime and cement are produced in the department.

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  • He encouraged commerce, and, by constructing highways and building bridges, did much to facilitate it.

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  • The Roman Catholic Buitenkerk ("outer church") is also a fine building of the 14th century, with good modern panelling.

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  • There are many other, though slighter, remains of the ancient churches and monasteries of Kampen; but the most remarkable building is the old town-hall, which is unsurpassed in Holland.

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  • He was elected to the House of Representatives of the last Royal .Assembly of New Hampshire and then to the second Continental Congress in 1775, and was a member of the first Naval Committee of the latter, but he resigned in 1776, and in June 1776 became Congress's agent of prizes in New Hampshire and in 1778 continental (naval) agent of Congress in this state, where he supervised the building of John Paul Jones's "Ranger" (completed in June 1777), the "America," launched in 1782, and other vessels.

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  • The town has a picturesque inn, adapted from a building dating partly from the 16th century, and market buildings dating from the 14th to the 16th centuries.

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  • Much of the building material is a brown sandstone obtained from quarries only 3 m.

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  • The cathedral, a beautiful church, was consecrated in 1084, but of this early building only foundation walls remain; the present structure of brick was begun in 1215, and enlarged and restored at various later dates.

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  • In building up the heap a number of narrow vertical passages are left to afford a draught for the fire.

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  • The public buildings and business blocks are built mostly of Indiana building stone.

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