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  • She certainly didn't feel any different.

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  • Certainly she had been under a lot of stress.

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  • Certainly he wasn't responsible for their safety.

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  • You must certainly come.

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  • That was certainly a surprising turn of events!

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  • He was certainly mysterious, even a little eccentric, but... what did she know about the business?

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  • "Most certainly, and very soon, too," answered the man.

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  • Certainly. You're been a great help, Brenda.

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  • Now we are certainly on the fuzzy edges, a place where words, often fuzzy in their meanings, begin to fail us.

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  • If this was love, it was certainly a dangerous love.

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  • There was certainly something in it.

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  • "The Valley of Voe is certainly a charming place," resumed the Wizard; "but we cannot be contented in any other land than our own, for long."

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  • Whatever the case, it certainly wasn't worth arguing about.

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  • If I should attempt to tell how I have desired to spend my life in years past, it would probably surprise those of my readers who are somewhat acquainted with its actual history; it would certainly astonish those who know nothing about it.

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  • She added, "He's certainly worried about something."

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  • I shall certainly go, said Natasha decisively.

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  • He's certainly apprehensive about something.

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  • Nicholas could already see not far in front of him the wood where the wolf would certainly escape should she reach it.

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  • All that we do know certainly is that she has a good memory and imagination and the faculty of association.

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  • "Certainly," was the reply.

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  • Dean certainly hoped so—at least the clean part.

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  • Certainly placing the family picture face down on the coffee table had done nothing to ease her pain.

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  • People had limited control over their emotions, but they could certainly remain in control of their actions.

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  • Historically, and one can certainly make the case in the present time, this ultimately bankrupts societies.

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  • Certainly self-reformation and self-purification.

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  • It would certainly explain Cade's actions.

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  • I'd certainly stay with you.

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  • The petite brunette had certainly been blessed with her share of beauty.

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  • Knowing the players in this game of chance is certainly taxing.

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  • And again all the faces in that crowd bore an identical expression, though now it was certainly not an expression of curiosity or gratitude, but of angry resolve.

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  • Absolutely speaking, the more money, the less virtue; for money comes between a man and his objects, and obtains them for him; and it was certainly no great virtue to obtain it.

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  • She'd had never felt overwhelmed by a man before, and she'd certainly never been a woman who felt weak-kneed!

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  • Maybe he wouldn't bite, but he'd certainly take advantage of her.

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  • It was none of her business and she certainly didn't want to hurt Mary's feelings.

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  • I do not think my brother will ever marry again, and certainly not her; and this is why: first, I know that though he rarely speaks about the wife he has lost, the grief of that loss has gone too deep in his heart for him ever to decide to give her a successor and our little angel a stepmother.

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  • Certainly. Shall I get a room at the hotel?

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  • Ask people in what way they hope the world will become better and you will certainly get replies about reducing poverty, disease, and hunger.

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  • It certainly didn't sound anything like what I'd just experienced.

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  • They all plainly and certainly knew that they were criminals who must hide the traces of their guilt as quickly as possible.

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  • Having said all of that, government should certainly be watched with a suspicious eye, for it could conceivably delay or derail our ascent to the next golden age.

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  • The note of this once wild Indian pheasant is certainly the most remarkable of any bird's, and if they could be naturalized without being domesticated, it would soon become the most famous sound in our woods, surpassing the clangor of the goose and the hooting of the owl; and then imagine the cackling of the hens to fill the pauses when their lords' clarions rested!

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  • The million dollar reward, when it was available, certainly presented a temptation.

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  • "Move on a hundred yards and we are certainly saved, remain here another two minutes and it is certain death," thought each one.

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  • I will certainly go to the French camp with Dolokhov.

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  • Certainly she had given him no reason to believe she would.

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  • By the 1780s, though the procedure was certainly better than nothing, it still had a fair number of problems.

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  • "Oh, certainly!" said Mr. Johnson.

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  • I believe it is raining; I certainly hear the falling drops.

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  • "Certainly," answered the wise man.

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  • Certainly. It's not as if they don't have a mutual interest in this business.

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  • "What I have certainly gained is freedom," he began seriously, but did not continue, noticing that this theme was too egotistic.

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  • "Old though he may be, he should not, he certainly should not, speak like that," their glances seemed to say.

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  • Cade and Claudette might never be close, but they had certainly reduced the gap.

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  • I do not know, but it will certainly happen! thought Pierre, glancing at those dazzling shoulders close to his eyes.

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  • Everything is strained to such a degree that it will certainly break, said Pierre (as those who examine the actions of any government have always said since governments began).

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  • Maybe he didn't like to walk, but he was certainly good at it – and capable of stealth.

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  • Oh, she is certainly the most charming woman in the world, she went on, with a smile at her own enthusiasm.

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  • Yes, yes, certainly! cried Petya, blushing almost to tears and glancing at Denisov.

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  • You're certainly popular tonight.

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  • All right, so he wasn't trying to hide his wealth, but he certainly did try to hide his family.

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  • I don't know what he wanted, but he certainly put you in a reflective mood.

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  • Three men talking to each other on a sidewalk certainly wasn't enough to tell the police – except Len.

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  • If he was angry, he certainly wasn't acting like he usually did.

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  • Martha was angry, certainly at the perpetrator but also at the Warwick police for not summarily arresting the man and rescuing the boy.

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  • Certainly, you don't want the whole world to know where you were last night.

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  • I daresay if you have purchased anything on Amazon, you have almost certainly, at some point, purchased an additional item Amazon suggested.

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  • The number of medical patents issued in 2010 was more than fifty thousand, an all-time record—and it almost certainly will be broken next year, then the next, and again the next.

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  • Helen certainly derives great pleasure from the exercise of these senses.

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  • Nesvitski with an angry face, red and unlike himself, was shouting to Kutuzov that if he did not ride away at once he would certainly be taken prisoner.

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  • Certainly some of the medical practices of the ancient world, such as bloodletting and the use of leeches, seem to us at least misguided and at worst, barbaric.

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  • Certainly she wouldn't have on the day he offered her the job.

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  • Larkin certainly didn't resemble the sheriff in any way.

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  • This certainly suggests what change is to be made.

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  • Dream interpretation certainly wasn't her forte'.

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  • "Certainly," she replied as if it were a social visit.

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  • Of course, Mr. Cade hardly seemed the seductive type and she certainly wasn't going to encourage it.

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  • I do not know and certainly don't want to try to prove to you that the future will be like that.

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  • Parents kept their children at home, especially in the summer, and certainly away from public swimming areas.

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  • With a sinking heart he watched Dolokhov's hands and thought, "Now then, make haste and let me have this card and I'll take my cap and drive home to supper with Denisov, Natasha, and Sonya, and will certainly never touch a card again."

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  • I have certainly acquired a taste for war, and it is just as well for me; what I have seen during these last three months is incredible.

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  • You are certainly brave foes.

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  • But it then occurred to him for the first time that he certainly could not carry the weapon in his hand through the streets.

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  • Besides, I want to go very much and certainly will go, so don't hinder me, said he.

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  • For me it certainly was happiness.

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  • But learning just as certainly that his will is subject to laws, he does not and cannot believe this.

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  • Before his death, Pol Pot conceded that his regime certainly killed people, but ''to say that millions died is too much.''

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  • Anyway, he certainly never had a dress like mine!...

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  • All is over between us, but I won't leave here without having done all I can for Denisov and certainly not without getting his letter to the Emperor.

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  • Our activities certainly looked demanding and our positions important.

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  • I only say that I'll certainly go with you, said Petya shyly.

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

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  • Certainly this could happen, although the odds are remote.

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  • Certainly; but about Kutuzov, I don't promise.

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  • Certainly not that she knew about.

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  • Certainly he had enough moods to fit both.

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  • She certainly is adapting her career to documenting his or her works and doing a good job of it as far as I can see.

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  • You certainly did a fine job raising her.

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  • I certainly deserve a prize and some company.

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  • If our ship didn't sink, it was certainly leaking like the Titanic.

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  • You are certainly the most beautiful creature I ever beheld.

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  • And as we have seen, understanding how we are made is certainly a huge advantage in our battle with disease.

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  • That's certainly good for you; more C2000s means more profit.

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  • (Not to mention the fact that, if the stuff all hits the fan, widget factories like yours would almost certainly be marked with bull's-eyes on the enemy's aerial bombing maps.)

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  • Well, she certainly couldn't deny that.

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  • For an order to be certainly executed, it is necessary that a man should order what can be executed.

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  • She wasn't contributing money, but she was certainly contributing her share.

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  • A friend, certainly, but their relationship was also romantic so best friend didn't seem like a good description.

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  • My, that certainly becomes you.

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  • "I certainly don't want the responsibility," Martha answered as she turned to Betsy.

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  • I certainly couldn't fund the whole group.

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  • This has been a common situation throughout areas with high degrees of poverty and is certainly the case in Ethiopia.

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  • Certainly he must be moved onto the bed; here it will be impossible...

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  • "Despite my great respect for old Kutuzov," he continued, "we should be a nice set of fellows if we were to wait about and so give him a chance to escape, or to trick us, now that we certainly have him in our hands!

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  • Certainly the labor component of assembling the Mercedes could fall to nearly zero.

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  • He certainly had Destiny's approval - and the admiration appeared to be mutual.

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  • I certainly was there observing everything.

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  • Certainly, she had a point.

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  • Dean was sure that, deep down, she thought whacking at a ball or chasing one someone else clobbered was an extended children's game and certainly not a worthwhile profession.

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  • The old gals could certainly put away the suds.

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  • It certainly does nothing to make the skeleton look more realistic.

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  • Certainly it hasn't been worked.

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  • If scaring us was the case, they certainly were successful.

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  • Whatever legal action the Dawkins are involved in would certainly be tainted if Fred knew how Joseph acted up there.

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  • She certainly looked friendly with her lawyer when we saw them.

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  • My mother certainly bored him, even though he stuck it out.

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  • "I certainly hope you do something about teenage drinking when you're sheriff," Cynthia said to her husband.

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  • She certainly shares our opinion that the current day Dawkins are a sorry lot.

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  • "Well, there's certainly someone up there now," Dean answered as he peered around the rock.

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  • It certainly worked with Dickinson Faust.

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  • I certainly didn't have any right to chuck it.

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  • But Fitzgerald had to be older than forty—he certainly looked it—a fact easily checked on his election application.

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  • Certainly he has no ties to Josh Mulligan of forty years ago, or the Dawkins, or the Lucky Pup mine.

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  • We're certainly embarrassed about that, ma'am.

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  • Certainly. Too bad it was a sweater instead of her panties.

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  • We've accomplished a lot and we certainly haven't forgotten our promise to you.

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  • Gabriel hadn't wanted to believe her story of Darkyn combining the two Deidres into one, but it certainly seemed possible.

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  • Certainly their marriage was a failure, but it was hard to believe Josh would do something like that.

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  • Lori was certainly independent – and ambitious.

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  • Property ownership certainly had its problems.

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  • He had earned the position, mostly in the time they were courting, but certainly since they had been married.

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  • Certainly money had made their life easier.

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  • This was certainly a down side to having one person make the decisions.

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  • He had certainly shown patience for her recovery after Alexia died – even when she was being unreasonable.

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  • His eyes certainly spoke a welcome.

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  • That certainly wasn't like Alex.

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  • That would certainly add to the feeling that he was a stranger.

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  • Having her there would certainly increase his enjoyment.

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  • It certainly felt solid.

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  • I certainly never met her.

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  • It certainly didn't smell like someone had painted it recently, and there were scuff marks, crayon, and dirt on the walls.

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  • He certainly felt human with a massive male body expending heat and warmth.

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  • She might not be on her street or even in her neighborhood or city, but it certainly looked like she was back in her world.

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  • He certainly didn't seem to have much control, as far as she could tell.

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  • Katie hesitated, then strode through the main hallways, suspecting Hannah would be too star struck to notice the looks they.d certainly receive from others.

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  • It certainly tasted like beef, though the tangy spices were unfamiliar.

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  • Except he hadn't planned on stoking the fire with Kisolm for what would certainly end in another war.

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  • That news certainly distressed him.

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  • He'd certainly made her feel like the queen of the universe.

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  • The correspondence was stiff and formal and said little, certainly nothing about the town of Ouray and was totally absent any tidbits of historical nature.

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  • If they are that old, they're certainly worth saving.

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  • If there is anything we can do to help, we'd certainly be willing.

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  • When I take a bath, I certainly don't want a hundred lecherous strangers staring at me.

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  • "Certainly," Cynthia answered, coming to the door.

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  • It certainly sounds as if it might be the thoughts of one of—those girls— not Mrs. Martin.

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  • She's certainly a cut above the usual—lady of the night.

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  • She certainly is taken with the guy.

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  • That certainly wasn't my wife's doing.

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  • Fred's life was a mystery in some respects but he was honest and his report of Cynthia after Shipton's fall was certainly not a fabrication.

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  • More trouble in the making, certainly for Mr. Ryland.

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  • She quickly added, Not for Claire's sake certainly, but for Annie Quincy.

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  • Certainly. Martha's never a problem.

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  • They're certainly different, Cynthia said as she stretched back on the sofa.

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  • I certainly don't want it.

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  • "He certainly won't be missed at Bird Song," Dean said.

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  • With shaking hands, he fumbled, affixing what were certainly not approved knots, but he tied enough of them to be confident they would hold.

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  • Certainly not, I am well educated.

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  • The blonde purred, Well certainly.

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  • She certainly had seen her share of heartache, but unlike Jackson, she did believe it to be worth it.

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  • I most certainly do not.

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  • The scene he found certainly had nothing to do with breakfast.

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  • There would be no sport here, no games and certainly no manipulation.

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  • Well, I'm starving and if you don't stop that, I will most certainly ruin these eggs and have to start over.

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  • There were a few strands here and there, though certainly not enough to connect to the dream.

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  • You certainly can't be any worse off than this.

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  • Certainly, he would never be able to return to his previous lifestyle.

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  • Besides, I rather like our little family unit, and the house certainly is big enough for us all.

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  • Certainly, let me get after dinner drinks and the tour will begin.

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  • Well, you certainly have one on your hands with this.

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  • Well, certainly not as strong as Elisabeth.

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  • Not the dairy, and certainly not her love life.

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  • Maybe Alex was no pretty boy, but he was certainly accustomed to more lavish surroundings.

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  • Certainly she was more independent, but hadn't Josh become more assertive?

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  • There was certainly nothing here to hold him, and a little country hick would be the last female he would consider seriously.

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  • Certainly Josh never had.

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  • No, Alex certainly didn't meet her requirements for husband material.

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  • He certainly was a good conversationalist.

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  • Aroused would have been the ideal word, but certainly wouldn't have defused him.

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  • Certainly looks convincing.  I see why Andre recruited you.

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  • I was in tenth grade, but certainly nowhere near the top of my class.

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  • White days weren't supposed to show up until at least July, certainly not in early May.

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  • The trip would make for a 15-hour tour but it would certainly break up the usual routine.

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  • The woman certainly had a vocabulary, and an imagination.

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  • I'll certainly let ol' Vinnie know you're looking for him.

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  • Dictating it had certainly had that effect on him.

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  • A fine gentleman, most certainly.

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  • And it certainly didn't help the mood of the office.

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  • Certainly his ties to Ethel helped, but Ethel herself knew little and Dean had never told her he was chasing down the possibility that Byrne was alive.

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  • It was a long night, but a nice night; certainly not a night with an adequate allotment of sleep—not with the naked body of beautiful Betty from Boise beside him and a world gone topsy-turvy, and wondering lord knows what lay ahead in the towering mountains that surrounded them.

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  • All I'd need is a little DNA and Byrne would certainly be cooperative.

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  • If Josh admired him, he certainly hid it well.

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  • If he was going to take advantage of her, he certainly would have done it before now.

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  • It wasn't proper to think of such things, but it was certainly enjoyable.

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  • Maybe it had been a silly thing to do, but it had certainly brought her closer to his heart – although she hadn't thought so at the time.

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  • One of his shirts would certainly be unattractive on her body.

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  • If he thought she looked a morning mess, it certainly didn't show in his expression.

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  • Whether it was right or wrong, it certainly felt good to step into his stride.

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  • Certainly she understood his perspective better.

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  • Whatever his intent, he was chasing her – and she certainly hadn't imagined the kiss.

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  • Alex had been no match for Josh there in her kitchen, but he had certainly done well for himself.

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  • It certainly didn't bother Alex to use her property before they were married.

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  • Certainly she hadn't thought about all this before.

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  • Life hadn't been harsh for her, but it certainly hadn't been full of frills, either.

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  • Certainly Alex had given her no reason to be afraid - so far.

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  • Certainly she would like to be a stay-at-home mother, but that wasn't an option.

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  • Not exactly the reaction she had expected, but certainly not a negative one.

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  • That certainly wasn't an issue either.

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  • She certainly wasn't going to slip him any herbs.

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  • The way he looked at her was certainly not the way a happily married man would look.

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  • She liked to kiss, and she certainly felt good molded to him that way.

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  • It hits you when you least expect and certainly don't want it to.

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  • Katie had been helping her select clothing and she certainly knew how to make the most of Carmen's soft curves.

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  • Alex did like to be in control, there was no denying that, but he certainly didn't dominate her.

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  • Certainly it was the main reason she was trying to improve – to keep him interested.

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  • He was certainly enjoying himself right now.

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  • Certainly neither had been taught to misrepresent for their own profit.

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  • While the clothes she wore today were comfortable, they certainly wouldn't have been her choice.

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  • Certainly she had done her share of stupid things.

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  • He was short, thin and if not homely, certainly not handsome.

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  • It certainly helped to have Jenny watch the children, but even that created a problem.

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  • On the other hand, maybe he would enjoy her company – certainly Rob would and that would take his attention off Jenny.

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  • He wasn't rough, but he certainly wasn't gentle.

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  • If so, he had certainly been distracted by something.

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  • Either way, her intended conversation about Jonathan certainly got derailed.

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  • Something snapped inside of her and he was no longer Alex – and she was certainly no longer herself.

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  • Whatever the case, Gerald had certainly held his own against Alex.

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  • He certainly retained his dignity.

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  • The idea certainly had its appeal, especially so after seeing how Matthew responded to the puppy.

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  • I suppose Snowball would be a common name, and she's certainly an uncommon cat.

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  • Maybe his methods were wrong, but his heart was certainly in the right place.

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  • It certainly didn't stop him from puffing away.

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  • His secretary had certainly been acting like she thought so.

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  • Denton would certainly try.

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  • And yet, for someone who was bold enough to drive up and introduce himself, he was certainly having a hard time working up the courage to ask her to a movie.

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  • Certainly it's safer here than braving the storm to find shelter.

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  • His boss was over two-thousand miles away and, while he wouldn't be too happy about Keaton spending the night with her, he would certainly approve of any hours spent watching over her.

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  • He was certainly a hard worker, but why did he consider it his responsibility to clear the fallen tree?

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  • He certainly didn't seem to get worked up about anything.

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  • Yes, you certainly do.

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  • No, the conversation hadn't degenerated, though Denton certainly would have insisted so.

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  • Certainly. But clearly, I am meant to be here, now, to fulfill this destiny.

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  • They certainly appeared real.

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  • The first woman up was most certainly a model.

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  • Her own fate was certainly sealed, and she hoped Xander had grabbed Ashley before she returned to the Black God.

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

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  • The species of the Of d World which, though commonly called "grosbeaks," certainly belong to the family Ploceidae, are treated under WEAVER-BIRD.

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  • From that time certainly equity, like common law, has professed to take its principles wholly from recorded decisions and statute law.

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  • Thus the history of the Nabataeans cannot certainly be carried back beyond 312 B.C., at which date they were attacked without success by Antigonus I.

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  • There were certainly no Egyptian colonies in Sardinia; the Egyptian objects and their imitations found in the island were brought there by the Phoenicians (W.

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  • (1465-1521) succeeded in 1 512 his father Bayezid II., whom he dethroned, and whose death, following immediately afterwards, gave rise to suspicions which Selim's character certainly justified.

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  • Bellingham was certainly insane, but the plea was set aside and he was hanged.

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  • He died probably in 427, certainly before the summer of 426, when we find his son Agis on the throne.

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  • Podébrad's persecution of the newly-founded community of the Bohemian brethren is certainly a blemish on his career.

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  • 436, the period of its introduction may certainly be dated some 500 years previous to the Welsh chronicle and even much earlier."

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  • This famous picture is certainly biassed.

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  • When it began to have magistrates of its own is not known: nor indeed have we any inscriptions from Ostia that can be certainly attributed to the Republican period.

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  • The date of his death is uncertain, but he was certainly alive about 1125.

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  • He certainly left Muscovite society worse than he found it, and so prepared the way for the horrors of "the Great Anarchy."

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  • The archons and members of the boule, who certainly received remuneration in 411, and also some minor magistrates, were perhaps paid for the first time by Pericles.

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  • It has been traced certainly to the 13th, and conjecturally to the 12th century.

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  • The books give a number of their "cities" reduced by Alexander - walled mountain villages which can in some cases be identified more or less certainly with places where the clans are established to-day.

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  • Smith, certainly wrong.

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  • The embassy from Rome, however, is almost certainly a later, and an inevitable, invention.

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  • But a positive identity of pitch cannot be claimed for any period of time, and certainly not for the early organs; the foot-rule of the organ-builder, which had to do with the lengths of the pipes, and which varied in every country and province, could easily cause a difference of a semitone.

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  • The growth of a wider patriotic sentiment must depend on the spread of popular education; certainly up to 1908 no appreciable progress had been made in this direction.

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  • There are certainly at least two resins in the powder (which is known officially as Podophylli resina), one of them being soluble and the other insoluble in ether.

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  • It is certainly the most scientific method of steam-heating, and heat can be made to travel a greater distance by its aid than by any other means.

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  • He did not, however, as has been supposed, spend the best years of his manhood abroad, for he was certainly at home in 1571, when the preliminaries of his marriage were arranged at Merchiston; and in 1572 he married Elizabeth, daughter of Sir James Stirling of Keir.

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  • It has been usually supposed that John Napier was buried in St Giles's church, Edinburgh, which was certainly the burialplace of some of the family, but Mark Napier (Memoirs, p. 426) quotes Professor William Wallace, who, writing in 1832, gives strong reasons for believing that he was buried in the old church of St Cuthbert.

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  • Like Kepler and all his contemporaries he believed in astrology, and he certainly also had some faith in the power of magic, for there is extant a deed written in his own handwriting containing a contract between himself and Robert Logan of Restalrig, a turbulent baron of desperate character, by which Napier undertakes "to serche and sik out, and be al craft and ingyne that he dow, to tempt, trye, and find out" some buried treasure supposed to be hidden in Logan's fortress at Fastcastle, in consideration of receiving one-third part of the treasure found by his aid.

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  • 'SHALLOT,' Allium ascalonicum, a hardy bulbous perennial, which has not been certainly found wild and is regarded by A.

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  • Ctesias must certainly have known of it, and it is possible that he may have named it simply IIEpvac, after the people, as is undoubtedly done by certain writers of a somewhat later date.'

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  • Certainly the names are largely identical with ancient holy cities, which, however, are holy because they possessed noted shrines, not because the inhabitants were members of a holy tribe.

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  • The priesthood of Dan certainly traced its origin to Moses (Judges xvii.

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  • It certainly cannot be translated "the day of rest."

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  • But this certainly was not the leading point of view with the mass of the Rabbins; 1 and at any rate it is quite certain that the synagogue is a post-exilic institution, and therefore that the Sabbath in old Israel must have been entirely different from the Sabbath of the Scribes.

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  • This name shabattu was certainly applied to the 15th day of the month, and am nuh libbi could mean "day of rest in the middle," referring to the moon's pause at the full.

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  • Gabriel Bethlen was certainly one of the most striking and original personages of his century.

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  • In favour of Ageladas it may be said that the influence of the many Dorian schools is certainly to be traced in some of his work.

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  • His head was of somewhat archaic type: the Otricoli mask which used to be regarded as a copy of the head of the Olympian statue is certainly more than a century later in style.

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  • Five rather common species are certainly deadly - the death adder, the brown, the black, the superb and the tiger snakes.

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  • Why should a Papuan type be found in what was certainly once a portion of the Australian continent?

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  • All this points to a temporary occupation by a race at a far higher stage of culture than any known Australians, who were certainly never capable of executing even the crude works of art described.

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  • Such intrepidity is certainly worthy of passing notice.

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  • Cicero may have had villas both at Portus Caietae and at Formiae' proper, and the emperors certainly possessed property at both places.

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  • In general the toleration enjoyed under Cromwell was probably far larger than at any period since religion became the contending ground of political parties, and certainly greater than under his immediate successors.

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  • The complainer entirely overlooks the fact that this is the kind of music in which such a phrase will certainly be heard again before we have time to forget it; and as a matter of fact the strings promptly repeat it fortissimo in a position which nothing can overpower.

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  • Starting from an observation of Marconi's, a number of interesting facts have been accumulated on the absorbing effect of sunlight on the propagation of long Hertzian waves through space, and on the disturbing effects of atmospheric electricity as well as upon the influence of earth curvature and obstacles of various kinds interposed in the line between the sending and transmitting stations.4 Electric wave telegraphy has revolutionized our means of communication from place to place on the surface of the earth, making it possible to communicate instantly and certainly between places separated by several thousand miles, whilst The Electrician, 1904, 5 2, p. 407, or German Pat.

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  • The name, however, is certainly too wide, since an inscription from Tuder of, probably, the 3rd century B.C. (R.

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  • This enthusiastic love of poverty is certainly the keynote of St Francis's spirit; and so one of his disciples in an allegorical poem (translated into English as The Lady of Poverty by Montgomery Carmichael, 1901), and Giotto in one of the frescoes at Assisi, celebrated the "holy nuptials of Francis with Lady Poverty."

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  • In 1902 there were 23,098 boats, manned by 101,720 men, and the total catch was valued at just over half a million sterlingaccording to the government figures, which are certainly below the truth.

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  • The number of Jews was returned as 36,000, but is certainly higher.

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  • The officials are not well paid, and are certainly numerous; while the manifold checks and counterchecks have by no means always been sufficient to prevent dishonesty.

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  • Cavour, on the other hand, while anxious to deal irously with the Garibaldians, recognized the impossibility of such urse, which would not only have offended the conservative spirit :he Piedmontese military caste, which disliked and despised 101am troops, but would almost certainly have introduced into the y an element of indiscipline and disorder.

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  • The conduct of Italy in declining the suggestions received from Count Andrssy and General Ignatiev on the eve of the RussoTurkish Warthat Italy should seek compensation in Tunisia for the extension of Austrian sway in the Balkansand in subsequently rejecting the German suggestion to come to an arrangement with Great Britain for the occupation of Tunisia as compensation for the British occupation of Cyprus, was certainly due to fear lest an attempt on Tunisia should lead to a war with France, for which Italy knew herself to be totally unprepared.

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  • The AustroGerman alliance of 1879 formally guaranteed the territory of the contracting parties, but Austria could not count upon effectual help from Germany in case of war, since Russian attack upon Austria would certainly have been followed by French attack upon Germany.

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  • Certainly Baratieri madi no adequate preparations to repel an Abyssinian attempt t~ reconquer the province.

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  • His material interests certainly did not suffer by compliance.

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  • Cranmer's conduct was certainly consistent with his profession that he did not desire, as he had not expected, the dangerous promotion.

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  • This latter definition seems on the whole the more probable one, and it certainly would fit exactly the character of the writings to which the term relates.

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  • Reid - certainly a very unsystematic thinker - furnishes long and random lists of " first principles "; a later writer, J.

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  • Certainly history shows that theism has generally been associated with some reduced or limited form of philosophy, usually with the intuitionalist scheme.

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  • Vergniaud certainly was far superior to him in oratory, but Brissot was quick, eager, impetuous, and a man of wide knowledge.

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  • The fossil shells, pottery and rude stone implements, found alike at the base and at the surface of these middens, prove that the habits of the islanders have not varied since a remote past, and lead to the belief that the Andamans were settled by their present inhabitants some time during the Pleistocene period, and certainly no later than the Neolithic age.

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  • A third point of dispute is whether the nematocysts ar:e formed in situ, or whether the cnidoblasts migrate with them to the region where they are most needed; the fact that in Hydra, for example, there are no interstitial cells in the tentacles, where nematocysts are very abundant, is certainly in favour of the view that the cnidoblasts migrate on to the tentacles from the body, and that like the genital cells the cnidoblasts are wandering cells.

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  • If a polyp, such as Hydra, be regarded simply as a sessile actinula, we must certainly consider the polyp to be the older type, and it may be pointed out that in the Anthozoa only polyp-individuals occur.

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  • Chun and Woltereck, on the other hand, regard the stem as a stolo prolifer arising from the aboral pole, that is to say, from the ex-umbrella, similar to that which grows out from the ex-umbral surface of the embryo of the Narcomedusae and produces buds, a view which is certainly supported by the embryological evidence to be adduced shortly.

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  • Roman remains have been discovered on the cliff north of the town; the site was probably important, but nothing is certainly known about it.

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  • But he was certainly not a man of genius, as has long been imagined, and his success was chiefly due to the support of the papacy; once his father was dead his career was at an end, and he could no longer play a prominent part in Italian affairs.

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  • Certainly the asceticism and ritualism might so be interpreted, for there was among the Jews of the Dispersion an increasing tendency to asceticism, by way of protest against the excesses of the Gentiles.

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  • The fate of these inorganiccompounds has not been certainly traced, but they give rise later on to the presence in the plant of various amino acid amides, such as leucin, glycin, asparagin, &c. That these are stages on the way to proteids has been inferred from the fact that when proteids are split up by various means, and especially by the digestive secretions, these nitrogen-containing acids are among the products which result.

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  • The mode of formation of the sieve plate is not certainly known; but from the fact that delicate connecting threads of protoplasm are present between the cells from their first development it is probable that it is a special case of the normal protoplasmic continuity, the sieve pores being produced by a secondary enla~gement of the minute openings through which these delicate strands pass.

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  • It does not seem that any maritime trade followed these discoveries, and indeed it is doubtful whether his contemporaries accepted the truth of Pytheas's narrative; Strabo four hundred years later certainly did not, but the critical studies of modern scholars have rehabilitated the Massilian explorer.

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  • The olfactory organ is poorly developed, and it is still a question whether birds possess much power of smell; many are certainly devoid of it.

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  • Of parrots, Stringops, the kakapo or owl-parrot, is certainly peculiar, while Nestor constitutes a peculiar subfamily of the brush-tongued parrots or Trichoglossidae.

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  • Some of the Malagasy avifauna is certainly ancient, aboriginal, and even points to India; other forms indicate clearly their African FIG.

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  • Certainly the Oriental area, in spite of its considerable size, cannot possibly claim the standing of a primary region.

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  • about 1330), perhaps the friend and certainly the imitator of Dante, wrote his diwan, of which the last part, "Topheth ve-`Eden," is suggested by the Divina Commedia.

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  • It was from a remote period, antedating certainly 3000 B.C., the highway of empire and of commerce between east and west, more specifically between Babylonia or Irak and Syria, and numerous empires, peoples and civilizations have left their records on its shores.

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  • Designed to protect heretics from the secret and summary methods of the Inquisition, it certainly had his sympathy and approval.

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  • He sets the Normans before us as a race specially marked by cunning, despising their own inheritance in the hope of winning a greater, eager after both gain and dominion, given to imitation of all kinds, holding a certain mean between lavishness and greediness - that is, perhaps uniting, as they certainly did, these two seemingly opposite qualities.

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  • If Normans, as Normans, now exist anywhere, it is certainly only in that insular fragment of the ancient duchy which still cleaves to the successor of its ancient dukes.

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  • The circumstances of their Apulian and Sicilian conquests certainly did not tend to bring out this feature of their character so strongly as it was brought out by the circumstances of their English conquest.

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  • There were the conquerors themselves; there were the Italians, in Sicily known as Lombards, who followed in their wake; there were also the Jews, whom they may have found in the island, or who may have followed the Norman into Sicily, as they certainly followed him into England.

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  • In the 12th century three languages were certainly spoken in London; yet London could not call itself the "city of threefold speech," as Palermo did.

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  • At least Giraldus Cambrensis, the Norman Welshman or Welsh Norman, was certainly more alive to the distinction between Normans and English than any other of his contemporaries.

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  • Cleisthenes, for instance, enfranchised many slaves and strangers, a course which certainly formed no part of the platform of Licinius, and which reminds us rather of Gnaeus Flavius somewhat later.

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  • Certainly no early writer thought of providing material for such use.

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  • possible certainly to determine how Basilides conceived the relation of this Saviour to Jesus of Nazareth.

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  • From this widely accepted belief arose the almost certainly false statement that Peisistratus took part in Solon's successful war against Megara, which necessarily took place before Solon's archonship (probably in 600 B.C.).

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  • It is certainly derived, through Rossiya, from Slavonic Rus or Ros (Byzantine `Pws or `Pc o-oc), a name first given to the Scandinavians who founded a principality on the Dnieper in the 9th century; and afterwards extended to the collection of Russian states of which this principality formed the nucleus.

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  • Frederick the Great was at that moment impatient to extend and consolidate his kingdom by getting possession of the basin of the lower Vistula, which separated eastern Prussia from the rest of his dominions, while Austria had also claims on Polish territory and would certainly not submit to be excluded by her two rivals.

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  • Since the passing of the Light Railways Act of 1896, which did not apply to Ireland, it is possible to give a formal definition by saying that a light railway is one constructed under the provisions of that act; but it must be noted that the commissioners appointed under that act have authorized many lines which in their physical characteristics are indistinguishable from street tramways constructed under the Tramways Act, and to these the term light railways would certainly not be applied in ordinary parlance.

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  • in their way of living you have certainly changed nothing."

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  • It is universally held by critics that our present book of Deuteronomy (certainly chaps.

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  • We note the laws respecting the clean and unclean animals (certainly based on ancient custom).

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  • The choice was certainly a bold one.

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  • The villa may have belonged to the Domitii Ahenobarbi, who certainly under the republic had property in the island of Igilium (Giglio) and near Cosa.

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  • In the editions of the works .of Cyprian a number of treatises are printed which, certainly or probably, were not written by him, and have therefore usually been described as pseudo-Cyprianic. Several of them, e.g.

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  • Many of his complaints of the system were certainly just; but it may be doubted whether any university system would have been profitable to him, considering his antecedents.

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  • The most foolish and discreditable was certainly that of Davies; his unworthy attempt to depreciate the great historian's learning, and his captious, cavilling, acrimonious charges of petty inaccuracies and discreditable falsification gave the object of his attack an easy triumph.

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  • Strabo, writing probably a few years after Ravenna had been thus selected as a naval arsenal, gives us a description of its appearance which certainly corresponds more closely with modern Venice than with modern Ravenna.

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  • 435), a celebrated recluse, one of the first founders of monastic institutions in western Europe, was probably born in 1 The Via Traiana Nova, or the (viae) tres Traianae, mentioned in inscriptions with the Cassia and Clodia as under the same curator, are not certainly identifiable.

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  • The unfavourable character drawn of him by Burnet is certainly unjust and not supported by any evidence.

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  • In this way we can reconcile the fact that the sun is certainly losing heat with the fact that the change in temperature has not been large enough to be perceived within historic times.

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  • These names are almost certainly Greek; Damia is found worshipped at several places in Greece, and also at Tarentum, where there was a festival called Dameia.

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  • It is said that during his residence in Sweden Panin, who certainly had a strong speculative bent, conceived a fondness for constitutional forms of government.

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  • Their names vary in origin and probably also in point of age, and where they represent fixed territorial limits, the districts so described were in some cases certainly peopled by groups of non-Israelite ancestry.

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  • For the understanding of these great wars between Syria and Israel (which the traditional chronology spreads over eighty years), for the significance of the crushing defeats and inspiring victories, and for the alternations of despair and hope, a careful study of all the records of relations between Israel and the north is at least instructive, and it is important to remember that, although the present historical outlines are scanty and incomplete, some - if not all - of the analogous descriptions in their present form are certainly later than the second half of the 9th century B.C., the period in which these great events fa11.4 13.

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  • It would certainly be unwise to draw a sharp boundary line between the two districts; kings of Judah could be tempted to restore the kingdom of their traditional founder, or Assyria might be complaisant towards a faithful Judaean vassal.

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  • The work represented in Nehemiah and Ezra, and put into action by the supporters of an exclusive Judaism, certainly won the day, and their hands have left their impress upon the historical traditions.

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  • The combination is certainly artificial and not historical.

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  • But - whatever his motive - Antipas certainly consented to John's death.

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  • Although images of the divinities were certainly known, the principal objects of cult in the Minoan age were of the aniconic class; in many cases these were natural objects, such as rocks and mountain peaks, with their cave sanctuaries, like those of Ida or of Dicte.

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  • Henderson is one of the greatest men in the history of Scotland and, next to Knox, is certainly the most famous of Scottish ecclesiastics.

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  • It was unknown in the earlier part of the 15th century, but had certainly been introduced by the beginning of the 16th.

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  • In the northern unfolded region great flows of basic lava lie directly upon the Cambrian and Ordovician beds of Siberia, but are certainly in part of Tertiary age.

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  • The claim of the Durani Afghan to be a true Ben-i-Israel is certainly in no way weakened by any recent investigation.

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  • The most recent authorities are of opinion that the Kolarians and Dravidians represent a single physical type; but, whatever the historical explanation may be, they certainly have different languages and show different stages of civilization.

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  • He was certainly not the Jew of Prussian Poland which his enemies declared him to be, and he has to this day a circle of devoted adherents.

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  • The episode now stands in another connexion, where it is certainly out of place.

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  • One or two passages may certainly be quoted from Reid in School.

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  • Bergh (for Lumbricus and Criodrilus), whose figures show a derivation of the entire nephridium from mesoblast, and an absence of any connexion between successive nephridia by any continuous band, epiblastic or mesoblastic. A midway position is taken up by Wilson, who asserts the mesoblastic formation of the funnel, but also asserts the presence of a continuous band of epiblast from which certainly the terminal vesicle of the nephridium, and doubtfully the glandular part of the tube is derived.

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  • Here again the nephridial funnel seems to have been converted into or certainly replaced by a secondarily developed funnel.

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  • They open in common with, or near to, or, more rarely, into, glands which are not certainly comparable to the atria of the Limicolae.

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  • also his Oeconomics, c. iv.); and certainly he was.

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  • His vanity was certainly excessive; but I have no doubt that, in his public conduct as well as in his writings, he was desirous of doing good, that his ambition was of the noblest kind, anti that he proposed to himself the noblest ends.

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  • This last pamphlet brought him into a controversy with Caron de Beaumarchais, who certainly did not get the best of it, but it lost him any chance of literary employment from the government.

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  • He certainly failed to conciliate the new king Frederick William; and thus ended Mirabeau's one attempt at diplomacy.

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  • All that we certainly know about his life is contained in three sentences of his history of the Goths (cap. 50), from which, among other particulars as to the history of his family, we learn that his grandfather Paria was notary to Candac, the chief of a confederation of Alans and other tribes settled during the latter half of the 5th century on the south of the Danube in the provinces which are now Bulgaria and the Dobrudscha.

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  • On the other hand he speaks of the great anti-Teuton emperor Justinian, and of his reversal of the German conquests of the 5th century, in language which would certainly have grated on the ears of Totila and his heroes.

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  • At the Restoration, instead of being recalled to England, as he probably expected and certainly desired, he was appointed to the see of Down and Connor, to which was shortly added the small adjacent diocese of Dromore.

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  • Engaged from the earliest times in the slave trade, they were among the first, as they were certainly the most fervent, supporters of the mandi when he rose in revolt against the Egyptians (1882).

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  • He was an idealist, his enemies would say a doctrinaire, and certainly the terms "natural rights," "natural law," &c., frequently occur in his writings.

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  • Philip certainly possessed more energy, both mental and physical, than his father.

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  • The Carboniferous or "Mountain" Limestone is the oldest formation in the county; its thickness is not known, but it is certainly over 2000 ft.; it is well exposed in the numerous narrow gorges cut by the Derwent and its tributaries and by the Dove on the Staffordshire border.

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  • This design he certainly failed to realize.

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  • It would certainly be impossible if we had to begin de novo to construct the whole fabric of economic science.

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  • It would perhaps be too much to say that the full consideration of this point has revolutionized the theory of value, but it has certainly created what seems almost a new science in close contact with the actual life of the modern.

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  • Dalkey Island, lying off the town, has an ancient ruined chapel, of the history of which nothing is certainly known, and a disused battery, which protected the harbour, a landing-place of some former importance.

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  • The birthplace of Bruce is not certainly known, but was probably Turnberry, his mother's castle on the coast of Ayr.

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  • The number of his works was estimated at 6000, but that is certainly an exaggeration.

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  • The real state of the case is certainly unsuspected by Origen himself; but many of his opponent's arguments he is unable to meet except by a speculative reconstruction of the church doctrine in question.

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  • Although the theology of Origen exerted a considerable influence as a whole in the two following centuries, it certainly lost nothing by the circumstance that several important propositions were capable of being torn from their original setting and placed in new connexions.

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  • A secret mission to Genoa enabled him to inspect the pass north of Savona, and the knowledge of the peculiarities of that district certainly helped him in maturing his plan for an invasion of Italy, which he put into execution in 1796.

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  • Certainly no measure marked more clearly the abandonment of democratic ideals.

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  • It is significant that Bonaparte proposed this bill (drafted in the Council of State) to the Tribunate and the Corps Legislatif on the very day on which it was first certainly known that France had accepted the new constitution.

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  • The French police certainly knew of the plot, allowed the conspirators to come to Paris, arrested them there, and also on the 16th of February 1804 General Moreau, with whom Pichegru had two or three secret conferences.

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  • Certainly he needed her support during that campaign; but many good judges have inclined to the belief that the whole-hearted support of Poles and Lithuanians would have been of still greater value, and that the organization of their resources might well have occupied him during the winter of 1812-1813, and would have furnished him with a new and advanced base from which to strike at the heart of Russia in the early summer of 1813.

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  • If the Austrian alliance was chiefly responsible for his rejection of that statesmanlike plan, which he had before him at Smolensk, it certainly deserves all the hard things said of it by the champions of Josephine.

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  • Napoleon certainly believed that the offer was insincere.

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  • The evidence is not convincing; and certainly his recovery was very speedy.

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  • Certainly the evidence as to his health is somewhat conflicting.

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  • Those of Bourrienne and Fouche are of doubtful authority; the latter are certainly not genuine.

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  • The dates (1762-1794) given in so many biographies of Desmoulins are certainly inaccurate.

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  • A relation between objects of art described by Homer and the Mycenaean treasure was generally allowed, and a correct opinion prevailed that, while certainly posterior, the civilization of the Iliad was reminiscent of the Mycenaean.

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  • The fact that shrines have so far been found within palaces and not certainly anywhere else indicates that the kings kept religious power in their own hands; perhaps they were themselves high-priests.

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  • The most that can be said to he capable of proof is the infiltration of some northern influence into Crete at the end of Minoan Period II.; but it probably brought about no change of dynasty and certainly no change in the prevailing race.

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  • The genesis of Mandaeis.m and the older gnosis from the old and elaborate BabylonioChaldaean religion is clearly seen also in the fact that the names of the old pantheon (as for example those of the planetary divinities) are retained, but their holders degraded to the position of demons - a conclusion confirmed by the fact that the Mandaeans, like the allied Ophites, Peratae and Manichaeans, certainly have their original seat in Mesopotamia and Babylonia.

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  • that some of the later work on insect embryology has justified the It is now ascertained that the procephalic lobes consist of three growing scepticism in the universal applicability of the " germ-layer divisions, so that the head must certainly be formed from at least theory."

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  • This latter order, which is not certainly known to have existed before Tertiary times, has become the most highly specialized of all insects in the structure of the pupa.

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  • Thayer, with other essays, 1889), originally a lecture, and in spite of the compression due to its form, up to that time probably the ablest defence, based on external evidence, of the Johannine authorship, and certainly the completest treatment of the relation of Justin Martyr to this gospel.

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  • His attempt at classification was certainly better than that of Linnaeus; and it is rather curious that the researches of the latest ornithologists point to results in some degree comparable with Brisson's systematic arrangement, for they refuse to keep the birds-of-prey at the head of the Class A y es, and they require the establishment of a much larger number of " Orders " than for a long while was thought advisable.

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  • The classification was modified, chiefly on the old lines of Willughby and Ray, and certainly for the better; but no scientific nomenclature was adopted, which, as the author subsequently found, was a change for the worse.

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  • The travels of Le Vaillant in South Africa having been completed in 5785, his great Oiseaux d'Afrique began to appear in Paris in 1797; but it is hard to speak properly of this work, for several of the species described in it are certainly not, and never were in his time, inhabitants of that country, though he sometimes gives a long account of the circumstances under which he observed them.1° From travellers who employ themselves in collecting the animals of any distant country the zoologists who stay at home and study those of their own district, be it great or small, are really not so much divided as at first might appear.

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  • A work of somewhat similar character, but one in which the letterpress is of greater value, is the Centurie zoologique of Lesson, a single volume that, though bearing the date 1830 on its title-page, is believed to have been begun in 1829, 1 and was certainly not finished until 1831.

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  • Some of these seem only to have appeared in journals, but many have certainly been issued separately.

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  • Without pledging ourselves to the acceptance of all its details - some of which, as is only natural, cannot be sustained with our present knowledge - it is certainly not too much to say that Merrem's merits are almost incomparably superior to those of any of his predecessors.

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  • Cuvier seems to have acquiesced in the corrections of his views made by Geoffroy, and attempted no rejoinder; but the attentive and impartial student of the discussion will see that a good deal was really wanting to make the latter's reply effective, though, as events have shown, the former was hasty in the conclusions at which he arrived, having trusted too much to the first appearance of centres of ossification, for, had his observations in regard to other birds been carried on with the same attention to detail as in regard to the fowl, he would certainly have reached some very different results.

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  • With this view he studied the latter most laboriously, and in some measure certainly not without success, for he brought into prominence several points that had hitherto escaped the notice of his predecessors.

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  • own country, there were few to notice seriously what is certainly one of the most remarkable works ever published on the science, much less to pursue the investigations that had been so laboriously begun.

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  • This very remarkable treatise forms the groundwork of almost all later or recent researches in the comparative anatomy and consequent arrangement of the Passeres, and, though it is certainly not free from inperfections, many of them, it must be said, arise from want of material, notwithstanding that its author had command of a much more abundant supply than was at the disposal of Nitzsch.

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  • The conception of such a process as has now come to be called by the name of evolution was certainly not novel; but except to two men the way in which that process was or could be possible had not been revealed.

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  • He also carried to a very extreme limit his views of nomenclature, which were certainly not in accordance with those held by most zoologists,, though this is a matter so trifling as to need no details in illustration.

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  • The name of the architect who 'began the work and thus fixed the design of the whole is not certainly known, but it must have been a man of an earlier generation than that of Filippo Calendario, who is often stated to have been the chief architect of the older portion.

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  • The Procuratie Vecchie is perhaps the longest arcaded façade in the world and certainly shows the least amount of wall space; the whole design is simple, the .moulding and ornamentation severe.

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  • Cousin and Charles think that Albertus Magnus is aimed at, and certainly much of what is said applies with peculiar force to him.

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  • He certainly describes a method of constructing a telescope, but not so as to lead one to conclude that he was in possession of that instrument.

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  • In this view there is certainly some truth, but it is much exaggerated.

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  • Paphos was believed to have been founded either by the Arcadian Agapenor, returning from the Trojan War (c. 1180 B.C.), or by his reputed contemporary Cinyras, whose clan retained royal privileges down to the Ptolemaic conquest of Cyprus in 295 B.C., and held the Paphian priesthood till the Roman occupation in 58 B.C. The town certainly dates back to the close of the Mycenaean Bronze age, and had a king Eteandros among the allies of Assur-bani-pal of Assyria in 668 B.C.'

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  • One interesting phenomenon in spider-life seems to be directly and certainly traceable to this influence, and that is mimicry of ants.

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  • Certainly it is due to this very much more than we commonly think, and the more it is due to this the more do moral therapeutics rise in possibility and importance " (Literature and Dogma, pp. 143-144).

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  • Certainly no miracles occur, but there is enough of the wonderful and the inexplicable " (Das Wesen des Christentums, p. 18).

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  • onwards, as a cover and an excuse for secular ambitions of their own; and in this way they had certainly helped, in very large measure, to discourage the old religious zeal for the Holy War.

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  • 1 In the Chanson des che'tifs and the Chanson d'Antioche the legend of the Crusades more certainly finds its expression.

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  • The faulting which formed the depressions is certainly later than the deposition of the Cretaceous beds and probably belongs to the later portion of the Tertiary era.

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  • Sir Thomas Beaufort, afterwards earl of Dorset and duke of Exeter (appointed admiral of the fleet 1407, and admiral of England, Ireland and Aquitaine 1412, which latter office he held till his death in 1426), certainly had a court, with a marshal and other officers, and forms of legal process - mandates, warrants, citations, compulsories, proxies, &c. Complaints of encroachment of jurisdiction by the Admiralty Courts led to the restraining acts, 13 Ric. II.

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  • The numerous Aramaisms point to a time certainly not earlier than the 4th century B.C., and probably (though the history of the penetration of Aramaic into Hebrew speech is not definitely known) not earlier than the 3rd century.

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  • He was, doubtless, a man of high standing, but neither a king nor a high-priest, certainly not the apostate priest Alcimus (1 Macc. vii.

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  • The use by the Malays of artificially constructed terms to denote these things may certainly be taken to strengthen the opinion that the Malays arrived in the lands they now inhabit at a comparatively late period in their history, and at a time when they had developed considerably from the original state of primitive man.

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  • They used to be described as the most cruel and treacherous people in the world, and they certainly are callous of the pain suffered by others, and regard any strategy of which their enemies are the victims with open admiration.

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  • It was formerly believed that these violent outbursts were to be attributed to madness pure and simple, and some cases of amok can certainly be traced to this source.

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  • This was almost certainly the shock of an earthquake, and the same shock probably caused the split in the stone lid of the coffer itself.

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  • The site of this precinct, in which the sacred olive tree of Athena grew, has been almost certainly fixed by an inscription found in the bastion of Odysseus.

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  • The new city was certainly situated on the hills on the N.E.

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  • 174); Robin Hood and the Potter and Robyn and Gandelyn are certainly not later than the 15th century.

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  • The festival is certainly an agricultural one, and is so termed in the Pentateuch.

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  • This progress has perhaps no parallel in any art, and certainly none in music, for even Beethoven's progress was purely an increase in range and power.

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  • Now Wagner's excellent teacher Weinlig did certainly, as Wagner himself testifies, teach him more of good music than Beethoven, Haydn and Mozart could have seen in their youth; for he showed him Beethoven.

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  • Moreover, the work was intended to be in one act, and is now so performed at Bayreuth; and, although it is very long for a one-act opera, this is certainly the only form which does justice to Wagner's conception.1 Spohr's appreciation of Der fliegende Hollander is a remarkable point in musical history; and his criticism that Wagner's style (in Tannhauser) " lacked rounded periods " shows the best effect of that style on a well-disposed contemporary mind.

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  • Certainly no poet would venture to despise Wagner's imaginative conception of Kundry.

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  • His manner of thinking is clear, calm and logical, and he has certainly given the most complete exposition of what may be called Christian pantheism.

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  • The influence of its language is probably to be seen in Ignatius, Polycarp and Hermas, less certainly in the epistle of Barnabas.

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  • 30, 31), the fact that Philippians, which in a measure belongs to the same group, was pretty certainly written from Rome.

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  • Whether it was really Semitic we also do not know: whatever its skull may be its facial type is certainly not Semitic, whether of the fine pure Arab or the coarse big-nosed " Hethitized " types.

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  • The facial contours of the modern Jew are predominantly those of the ancient Hittite, who was certainly not a Semite.

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  • An argument for discontinuity of race is found in the fact that whereas the Sumerians are never represented as using the bow, their predecessors certainly made flint arrowheads.

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  • 25 Dr. Reisner is of opinion that copper was first used in Egypt, and bronze certainly seems to have been used there first.

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  • Alexander had at first trusted Persian grandees more freely in this capacity; in Babylonia, Bactria, Carmania, Susiana he had set Persian governors, till the ingrained Oriental tradition of misgovernment so declared itself that to the three latter provinces certainly Macedonians had been appointed before his death.

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  • From the Greeks he certainly received such honours; the ambassadors from the Greek states came in 323 with the character of theori, as if approaching a deity (Arr.

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  • There was no proskynesis (or certainly not in the case of Greeks and Macedonians), and the king did not wear an Oriental dress.

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  • His one thought was family aggrandizement, and while it is unlikely that he meditated making the papacy hereditary in the house of Borgia, he certainly gave away its temporal estates to his children as though they belonged to him.

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  • 2 These Colchians certainly were not Egyptians.

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  • authors is assumed to have been the official map of the Roman Empire, but if we compare the crude outline given to the Mediterranean with the more correct delineation of Ptolemy, who was certainly in a position to avail himself of these official sources, such an assumption is untenable.

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  • - Idrisi (1154) the world by Abu Jafar Mahommed ben Musa of Khiva, the librarian of the caliph el Mamun (833), declares them to be superior to the maps of Ptolemy or Marinus, but maps of a later date by Istakhri (950) or Ibn al Wardi (1349) are certainly of a most rudimentary type.

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  • In the hands of moralistic theologians, like Lactantius, they certainly assume a somewhat grotesque form, but the fact that these men clung to them is the clearest evidence that in the West millennarianism was still a point of "orthodoxy" in the 4th century.

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  • The whippet is a local English dog, used chiefly in rabbit coursing and racing, and is almost certainly a cross between greyhounds and terriers.

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  • The breed is almost certainly derived from water-spaniels, with a strong admixture of Newfoundland blood.

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  • It occurs both in Newfoundland and England, and has been used largely in producing crosses, being almost certainly one parent of the retriever.

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  • The original breed is said to have been used as a pointer in the country from which it takes its name, but has been much modified by the fancier's art, and almost certainly the original strain has been crossed with bull-terriers.

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  • It is certainly Wesley's most picturesque biography and the most vivid account of the evangelical revival that we possess.

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  • But he certainly knew Greek, and possibly some Hebrew.

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  • At Rome there was certainly some kind of industry in papyrus, the charta Fanniana, already referred to, being an instance in illustration.

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  • Its signification is obscure; but it certainly contains the word ushtra, " camel."

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  • The arrangements are certainly such as indicate a congregational purpose, but the extreme narrowness of the suite, and still more of the passage which connects the two divisions, must have rendered it difficult for any but a small number to take any intelligent part in the services at the same time.

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  • They were certainly originally stone-quarries, and the hardness of the rock has made the construction practicable of wide, lofty of corridors and spacious halls, very unlike the narrow galleries and contracted chambers in the Roman cemeteries.

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  • Hornless rhinoceroses, with five fronttoes, ranging from the Oligocene to the Lower Pliocene in Europe, represent the genus Aceratherium, which may also occur in America, as it certainly does in India.

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  • The last-named were certainly in Nola about 500 B.C. At the time when it sent assistance to Neapolis against the Roman invasion (328 B.e.) it was probably occupied by Oscans in alliance with the Samnites.

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  • But a quarrel broke out among the Republicans (1872), the result of which was the installation of two governors and legislatures, one supported by the Democrats and Liberal Republicans and the other by the radical Republicans, the former being certainly elected by the people.

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