Carried-away sentence example

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  • I let myself be carried away by the secret charm of the air I breathed; my native air, I might almost call it.
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  • At the outbreak of the Revolution in 1789, David was carried away by the flood of enthusiasm that made all the intellect of France believe in a new era of equality and emancipation from all the ills of life.
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  • He put himself under the tuition of David Bogue of Gosport and carried away deep impressions from his academy.
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  • Abandoned since 495 - for Kasyapa was eventually slain during a battle fought in the plain beneath - it has, on the whole, well withstood the fury of tropical storms, and is now used again to gain access to the top. When rediscovered by Major Forbes in 1835 the portions of the gallery where it had been exposed for so many centuries to the south-west monsoon, had been carried away.
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  • But a more terrible disaster occurred in October 1899, when a series of landslips carried away houses and broke up the hill railway.
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  • The king himself was carried away with the reactionary current, and the people remained for the time indifferent.
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  • They are preserved to a considerable height on all sides, except where the ravine is precipitous and they have been carried away by a landslip; they are for the most part built of irregular blocks of great size in the so-called " Cyclopian " style; but certain portions, notably that near the chief gate, are built in almost regular courses of squared stones; there are also some later repairs in polygonal masonry.
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  • This gives rise to the great morphological difference, that in the former regions, the Astin-tagh and the Kuruk-tagh, the products of disintegration are almost always carried away by the wind, and so disappear; no matter how powerful or how active the disintegration may be, none of the loosened material ever succeeds either in gathering amongst the mountains or in accumulating at their foot.
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  • Mr Kirk is said (though his tomb exists) to have been carried away by fairies.
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  • He is so carried away by his emotion that he cannot choose his words; they seem rather to burst from him.
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  • A vast variety of trinketsin coral, glass, lava, &c.is exported from Italy, or carried away by the annual host of tourists.
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  • It was in 1857 that Bayard Taylor saw him, and carried away the impression of a man "tall and broad-shouldered as a son of Anak, with hair, beard and eyes of southern darkness."
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  • He was much carried away at this time by the idea of a radical reform of social life in Livonia, which (after the example of Rousseau) he thought to effect by means of a better method of school-training.
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  • Henry was too young to have carried away any abiding impressions, yet throughout his life his character, dress and bearing were far more Spanish than French.
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  • Except in the larger nuggets, which may be more or less angular, or at times even masses of crystals, with or without associated quartz or other rock, gold is generally found bean-shaped or in some other flattened form, the smallest particles being scales of scarcely appreciable thickness, which, from their small bulk as compared with their surface, subside very slowly when suspended in water, and are therefore readily carried away by a rapid current.
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  • In 1663 an inundation carried away half the capital, and the population was so reduced that in 1680 the seat of government was removed to San Miguel, now Tucuman.
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  • Melanchthon, who was for a moment carried away by the movement, partook, with several of his students, of the communion under both kinds, and on Christmas Eve a crowd invaded the church of All Saints, broke the lamps, threatened the priests and made sport of the venerable ritual.
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  • Two Indian attacks are particularly noteworthy - one in 1698, in which Hannah Dustin, her newborn babe, and her nurse were carried away to the vicinity of Penacook, now Concord, New Hampshire.
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  • The intense heat generated tends to liberate many impurities which are carried away in the slag.
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  • At first he seemed inclined to act with moderation and on lines of constitutional agitation, but soon, carried away by fanaticism, ambition and vanity, he turned to armed organization against the government.
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  • Fortunately for Russia the autocratic power was now in the hands of a man who was impressionable enough to be deeply influenced by the spirit of the time, and who had sufficient prudence and practical common-sense to prevent his being carried away by the prevailing excitement into the dangerous region of Utopian dreaming.
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  • A large shell carried away the port side of the bridge, mortally wounding Comm.
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  • A portion of this is carried away by the wind before it is consolidated; a larger portion accumulates in hollows and depressions of the region.
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  • The flood of 1900 carried away about ± m.
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  • Before you get too carried away or overwhelmed, take a moment to consider just what you really want in a raincoat for your child.
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  • In religious matters the empress, though a devout Catholic and herself devoted to the Holy See, was carried away by the prevailing reaction, in which her ministers shared, against the pretensions of the papacy.
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  • C. we see that the priestly aristocracy of Jerusalem had, like the well-to-do classes everywhere in Syria, been carried away by the Hellenistic current, its strength being evidenced no less by the intensity of the conservative opposition embodied in the party of the " Pious " (Assideans, Hasidim).
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  • From this it will be seen that the desert in Egypt is mainly a rock desert, where the surface is formed of disintegrated rock, the finer particles of which have been carried away by the wind; and east of the Nile this is almost exclusively the case.
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  • Racial, administrative, and economic problems of an intricate kind pressed upon him and were not always wisely decided; and it says much for his personal charm that he carried away with him on his retirement the warm affection of the Rhodesians.
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  • The Abbasids still maintained a feeble show of authority, confined to religious matters, in Egypt under the Mamelukes, but the dynasty finally disappeared with Motawakkil III., who was carried away as a prisoner to Constantinople by Selim I.
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  • Sometimes in plain narrative the lecturer would be specially awkward, while in abstruse passages he seemed specially at home, rose into a natural eloquence, and carried away the hearer by the grandeur of his diction.
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  • The Durani Afghans claim to be Ben-i-Israel, and insist on their descent from the tribes who were carried away captive from Palestine to Media by Nebuchadrezzar.
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  • Ferguson has shown that the sediment is carried away from this area by the set of the currents; probably then it has remained free from sediment whilst the neighbouring sea bottom has gradually been filled up. If so, the thickness of the alluvium is at least 1800 ft., and may be much more.
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  • Only the fact that the hut was buried in the snowdrifts saved it from being carried away.
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  • The whole press was clamorous for war; Thiers declared that the alliance with Great Britain was shattered, and pressed on warlike preparations; even Louis Philippe was carried away by the fever.
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  • Much of this silt is again carried away by the San Juan.
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  • The priestesses were called doves (7r XEtac) and Herodotus tells a story which he learned at Egyptian Thebes, that the oracle of Dodona was founded by an Egyptian priestess who was carried away by the Phoenicians, but says that the local legend substitutes for this priestess a black dove, a substitution in which he tries to find a rational meaning.
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  • On the 10th of June 1190 Frederick was either bathing or crossing the river Calycadnus (Geuksu), near Seleucia (Selefke) in Cilicia, when he was carried away by the stream and drowned.
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  • Rule Iv.-Cutting Away Wreck Loss or damage caused by cutting away the wreck or remains of spars, or of other things which have previously been carried away by sea-peril, shall not be made good as G.A.
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  • In the plains where drainage is poor, especially in the S., the soils contain too much alkali; but in the highlands most of this has been dissolved and carried away by the rains, and the soils are well adapted for grazing grounds.
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  • Verses 15-17 are the indirect abstract of the speech's argument, but in verses 18-21 the apostle, carried away by the thought and barrier of the moment as he dictates to his amanuensis, forgets the original situation.
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  • Great excitement was caused in the summer of 1891 by the report that an English girl, Kate Greenfield, had been forcibly carried away from her mothers house at Tabriz by a Kurd.
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  • But the most characteristic passage of the epopee is the mysterious disappearance of Shah Kaikhosrau, who suddenly, when at the height of earthly fame and splendour, renounces the world in utter disgust, and, carried away by his fervent longing for an abode of everlasting tranquillity, vanishes for ever from the midst of his companions.
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  • Alphonso the Battler won his great successes in the middle Ebro, where he expelled the Moors from Saragossa; in the great raid of 1125, when he carried away a large part of the subject Christians from Granada, and in the south-west of France, where he had rights as king of Navarre.
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  • He favoured the embassy in every way, and when the body of Santa Justa could not be found, helped the envoys who were also aided by a vision seen by one of them in a dream, to discover the body of Saint Isidore, which was reverently carried away to Leon.
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  • The female heads are spinose with long pungent bracts, fall entire when ripe and are carried away by wind or sea, becoming finally anchored in the sand and falling to pieces.
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  • In the Pillared Palace a number of large alabaster shafts had been thrown down and fragments carried away.
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  • If the ore is in pieces of the size of a walnut Or upwards, it is roasted in plain" kilns "or" burners,"provided with a grating of suitable construction for the removal of the cinders, with a side door in the upper part for charging in the fresh ore on the top of the partially burned ore, and with an arch-shaped roof, from which the burnergas is carried away in a flue common to a whole set of kilns.
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  • The first step towards securing this requirement was taken as early as 1827 by Gay-Lussac, who discovered that the nitrous fumes, otherwise carried away from the lead chambers by the waste atmospheric nitrogen and oxygen, could be retained by bringing the gases into contact with moderately strong sulphuric acid, the result being the formation of nitroso-sulphuric acid: 2H 2 SO 4 + N203 = 2S0 2 (OH) (ONO) + H 2 O, and the latter remaining dissolved in sulphuric acid as "nitrous vitriol."
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  • We also note the Faure and Kessler apparatus, which consists of a platinum pan, surmounted by a double-walled leaden hood, in such a manner that, while the hood is constantly cooled from the outside by water, the thin acid condensing on its inside is carried away without being allowed to flow back into the pan.
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  • In 1023 Mahmud of Ghazni had already invaded Gujarat with a large army, destroyed the national Hindu idol of Somnath, and carried away an immense booty.
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  • In home politics the new ministry was in danger of being carried away by its more violent supporters.
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  • By command of Zeus (or Aeolus) the winds ceased to blow during their brooding-time, for seven days before and after the shortest day, that their eggs might not be carried away by the sea.
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  • The labour of one man could plant potatoes enough to feed forty, and they could neither be destroyed nor carried away easily.
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  • Then at the beginning of the 5th century, during a furious irruption of Germans fleeing before Huns, the limes was carried away (406407); and for more than a hundred years the torrent of fugitives swept through the Empire, which retreated behind the Alps, there to breathe its last.
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  • Necker was carried away in his turn by the reaction he had helped to bring about (1781).
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  • The incoming workers returning pollen-laden from the fields, carried away by the prevailing excitement, do not stop to unload their burdens in the old home, but join the enthusiastic emigrants, tumbling over each other pell-mell in the outrush; among them the queen of the colony will in due course have taken her place, bound like her children for a new home.
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  • Peleus survived both his son Achilles and his grandson Neoptolemus, and was carried away by Thetis to dwell for ever among the Nereids.
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  • In 1631 a Flemish renegade, known as Murad Reis, sacked Baltimore in Ireland, and carried away a number of captives who were seen in the slave-market of Algiers by the French historian Pierre Dan.
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  • Either by rapid growth of vegetation, or by subsequent percolation of organic solutions, most of the alkalis and the lime have been carried away.
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  • In return for this unprovoked invasion of Elamite territory the Elamites descended upon Babylonia, carried away Assur-nadinsum (694 B.C.) and made Nergal-yusezib king.
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  • The steep slopes gave way to ravines where water had carried away the soil, leaving wide trails of flat stones.
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  • First of all he loses his valuable flocks and herds, carried away by marauding bandits.
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  • The men of Judah carried away very much booty.
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  • Thus Judah was carried away captive out of his own land.
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  • And who else could have carried away my beautiful magic dishpan without being seen?
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  • He denied that he broke the sequestration or carried away the goods, and claimed a jury.
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  • Lots of drunken thugs are ordinary people who got carried away on a bad night.
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  • He is carried away still twitching to the hospital.
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  • It would be easy to get carried away with the case of football as a powerful cultural unifier.
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  • Thus more blood enters the uterus via the arteries than can be carried away by the veins.
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  • For the rest of his life he was Richard's man, and though warned by the famous couplet that "Dykon his master" was bought and sold, "Jack of Norfolk" led the archer vanguard at Bosworth and died in the fight, from which his son the earl of Surrey was carried away a wounded prisoner.
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  • Though the young emperor was of too phlegmatic a temperament to be carried away by the prevailing excitement and of too practical a turn of mind to adopt wholesale the doctrinaire theories of his selfconstituted, irresponsible advisers, he recognized that great administrative and economic changes were required, and after a short period of hesitation he entered on a series of drastic reforms, of which the most important were the emancipation of the serfs, the thorough reorganization of the judicial administration and the development of local self-government.
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  • In the southern were the Orchestra, where the Dionysiac dances took place, and the famous statues of Harmodius and Aristogeiton by Antenor which were carried away by Xerxes; also the Metroum, or temple of the Mother of the Gods,the Bouleuterium, or council-chamber of the Five Hundred, the Prytaneum, the hearth of the combined communities, where the guests of the state dined, the temple of the Dioscuri, and the Tholus, or Skias, a circular stone-domed building in which the Prytaneis were maintained at the public expense; in the northern were the Leocorium, where Hipparchus was slain, the QToa /3avtXtK?7, the famous aTOet 7roLKLAn, where Zeno taught, and other structures.
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  • It speedily ended with his son, also called Khusru, whom Mahommed Ghori, the relentless enemy of the Ghaznivide house, carried away into captivity in 1186.
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  • The church shared the universal belief that holiness or the holy Spirit is quasi-material and capable of being held in suspense in water, just as sin is a half material infection, absorbed and carried away by it.
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  • But the angel of forgetfulness has gathered up and carried away much of the misery and all the bitterness of those sad days.
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  • You who are so pure can never understand being so carried away by passion.
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  • To us, their descendants, who are not historians and are not carried away by the process of research and can therefore regard the event with unclouded common sense, an incalculable number of causes present themselves.
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  • The fact that he did not, as she had feared, order her to be carried away by force but only told her not to let him see her cheered Princess Mary.
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  • He was himself carried away by the tone of magnanimity he intended to adopt toward Moscow.
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  • Napoleon, too, carried away his own personal tresor, but on seeing the baggage trains that impeded the army, he was (Thiers says) horror-struck.
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  • Not only did his contemporaries, carried away by their passions, talk in this way, but posterity and history have acclaimed Napoleon as grand, while Kutuzov is described by foreigners as a crafty, dissolute, weak old courtier, and by Russians as something indefinite--a sort of puppet useful only because he had a Russian name.
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  • Previously he had talked a great deal, grew excited when he talked, and seldom listened; now he was seldom carried away in conversation and knew how to listen so that people readily told him their most intimate secrets.
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  • Once or twice Pierre was carried away and began to speak of these things, but Nicholas and Natasha always brought him back to the health of Prince Ivan and Countess Mary Alexeevna.
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  • It's easy to get carried away when shopping for a newborn.
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  • Buying cat supplies can be so much fun you just might get carried away.
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  • You may have to pay more for the added protection, but when your home is carried away by floodwaters, you will be thankful.
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  • Give yourself plenty of space - It's easy to get carried away and try to build enough bed to make lounging above the fray more comfortable, but keep the mattress and railings at least 30 inches from the ceiling - more if you can manage it.
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  • It is easy to get carried away by the speed and try to play every hand.
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  • Just remember, it's easy to get carried away with the beautiful decorations, but few people will be looking at your scrapbook for them.
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  • He also admitted that he got a little carried away.
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  • Consider these extreme celebrity blunders as examples of what can go wrong when stars get carried away.
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  • Get carried away with the planning, and use these tips along the way.
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  • Wild college parties can easily get carried away.
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  • Tasty treats can also be a reward for your pet when he obeys successfully, but it's important not to get carried away with their use.
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  • These uses are fine as long as you don't get carried away.
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  • It is easy to get carried away when shopping and buying something that is over budget.
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  • It is very easy to get carried away when shopping and spend more than planned.
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  • Either way, get carried away by the color, the design, and the thought put into each of the Jerry Garcia ties.
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  • Only nine calories per cookie mean your dog's treats are healthy and won't cause your dog to become overweight if you don't get carried away with them.
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  • Now don't let your imagination get carried away.
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  • Don't get carried away and open a bottle of Dom Perignon to mix into your cocktail, but that doesn't mean you should head out and stock up on André either.
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  • You can even decide to use abbreviations, but be careful not to get carried away.
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  • Be careful with this method though, as it is easy to get carried away.
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  • Applicants should also take care to not get carried away with the amazingly low interest rate advertised on the Encore main webpage.
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  • The main problem with the effectiveness of this method is that people get carried away.
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  • The main problem with the success of this method is that people get carried away.
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  • It is easy, when in a shop or browsing the Internet, to get carried away and end up spending much more money than you would want.
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  • You may need some moments to yourself to reflect and feel your emotions but don't get carried away with it.
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  • Especially when you're first kissing, try not to get too carried away.
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  • It is so easy to get carried away in the heat of the moment and buy a ring that looks fantastic but doesn't 'quite' fit correctly - hoping that you'll grow into it or lose weight!
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  • It is easy to get carried away by the thought of bigger and brighter diamonds or larger settings and a predefined budget can help to focus the search.
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  • It is very easy to get carried away during the planning process.
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  • While it is important to set an engagement ring budget in any circumstance, it is particularly important when buying from an auction as it is very easy to get carried away with the excitement of the day.
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  • Get Carried Away Tote: Done in a tote style that can be carried with you anywhere you go, this bag is the ultimate travel companion.
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  • Water Balloon Fights-Keep in mind that when older kids play this game, they can get a little carried away.
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  • Kids often get a bit carried away as they make out their wish list of back to school clothes.
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  • It is very easy to get carried away when buying a watch and to end up picking a watch that is over budget.
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  • There are christening gowns out there that rival wedding prices in cost, and it's easy to get carried away.
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  • Don't get carried away or overly stressed over the party favors.
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  • All jest aside, it's easy to get carried away with animations, and there's a distinct risk of cluttering up your site with distractions and/or creating that wince-inducing late 1990s-look.
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  • It might be a good idea not to get too carried away with the ALT text, just like the background image; the goal of any website is a clear message, and this can clutter if misused.
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  • The loose soil on the banks of the river is every year carried away in great masses, and the channel has so widened as to render the recurrence of an overflow unlikely.
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  • Before the rise of the First Dynasty of Babylon, however, Elam had recovered its independence, and in 2280 B.C. the Elamite king Kutur-Nakhkhunte made a raid in Babylonia and carried away from Erech the image of the goddess Nana.
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  • About 1330 B.C. Khurba-tila was captured by Kuri-galzu III., the Kassite king of Babylonia, but a later prince Kidin-Khutrutas avenged his defeat, and Sutruk-Nakhkhunte (1220 B.C.) carried fire and sword through Babylonia, slew its king Zamama-sum-iddin and carried away a stela of Naram-Sin and the famous code of laws of Khammurabi from Sippara, as well as a stela of Manistusu from Akkuttum or Akkad.
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  • The whole country was reduced to a desert, Susa was plundered and razed to the ground, the royal sepulchres were desecrated, and the images of the gods and of 32 kings "in silver, gold, bronze and alabaster," were carried away.
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  • Israel was punished by the ravaging of the northern districts, and the king claims to have carried away the people of " the house of Omri."
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  • The Temple, palace and city buildings were burned, the walls broken down, the chief priest Seraiah, the second priest Zephaniah, and other leaders were put to death, and a large body of people was again carried away.
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  • The Judaean Sheshbazzar (a corruption of some Babylonian name) brought back the Temple vessels which Nebuchadrezzar had carried away and prepared to undertake the work at the expense of the royal purse.
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  • Pierre d'Ailly, who, in spite of his attachment to the pope, had been carried away by the example of the kingdom, was among the first who, in 1403, after experience of what had happened, counselled and celebrated the restoration of obedience.
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  • He ceased to attend the society in 1829, but he carried away from it the strengthening memory of failure overcome by persevering effort, and the important doctrinal conviction that a true system of political philosophy was "something much more complex and many-sided than he had previously had any idea of, and that its office was to supply, not a set of model institutions but principles from which the institutions suitable to any given circumstances might be deduced."
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  • Swift says that "with a singularity scarce to be justified he carried away more Greek, Latin and philosophy than properly became a person of his rank."
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  • It was found that the tissues were attacked by phagocytic cells that became enlarged and carried away fragments of the tissue; the cells were subsequently identified as leucocytes or blood-cells.
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  • His exploits, as the ally of Rama (incarnation of Vishnu) in the latter's recovery of his wife Sita from the clutches of the demon Ravana, include the bridging of the straits between India and Ceylon with huge boulders carried away from the Himalayas.
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  • The great political events which occurred during his boyhood and youth seem to have had less effect on him than on many of his contemporaries, and he was not carried away either by enthusiastic admiration for Napoleon or by the patriotic fervour of 1813.
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  • According to some accounts the sacrifice was completed, according to others Artemis carried away the maiden to be her priestess in the Tauric Chersonese [[[Crimea]]] and substituted for her a hind.
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  • The fine marble lion of the classical period which stood at the mouth of the Cantharus harbour gave the Peiraeus its medieval and modern names of Porto Leone and Porto Draco; it was carried away to Venice by Morosini.
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  • The barbarous reprisals into which Sultan Mahmud allowed himself to be carried away only accentuated the difficulty of the situation.
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  • Johann Anton Scopoli, writing in the 18th century, speaks of them as so abundant in one place in Carniola that in June twenty cartloads were carried away for manure!
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  • Solid impurities speedily become crushed, and are carried away by the water, while the rubber takes the form of an irregular sheet perforated by numerous holes.
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  • From Denmark he carried away thirty boys to be brought up among the Franks.
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  • To Frederick William these came as a complete surprise, and, rudely awakened from his medieval dreamings, he even allowed himself to be carried away for a while by the popular tide.
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  • Other eminent names of the same school are Anton de Hain (1704-1776), Anton Stdrek (1731-1803), Maximilian Stoll (1742-1788), and John Peter Frank (1745-1821), father of Joseph Frank, before mentioned as an adherent of the Brownian system, and like his son carried away for a time by the new doctrines.
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  • Moreover the rain penetrates into the small interstices between its particles and dissolves out some of the materials which bind the whole into a solid stone, the surface then becoming a loose powdery mass which falls to the ground below or is carried away by the wind.
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  • In 613 and 614 Damascus and Jerusalem were taken by the general Shahrbaraz, and the Holy Cross was carried away in triumph.
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  • It's easy to get carried away and eat too many.
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