Chose Sentence Examples

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  • There has to be another reason you chose me.

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  • The Others betrayed you and chose Talon to replace you.

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  • She chose her words carefully.

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  • In spite of his size, his steps were light, as if he chose every one carefully.

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  • You can't hate humans so much if you chose me as a mate.

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  • He chose to overlook Cora's disappointment at how close she'd been to home without being able to go back.

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  • The ones she chose were beautiful, but human-Deidre never touched them.

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  • I chose to live, no matter what the consequences.

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  • We chose a seafood establishment where we knew a back booth would provide the privacy we needed for our important postponed conversation.

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  • They say he went mad when the woman he'd chosen as his mate chose Kris instead.

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  • Aesop at once chose the largest one.

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  • Alex must have heard something, but he apparently chose not to share it – even when asked.

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  • She chose a trail that appeared to head in the general direction she wanted to go and began walking.

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  • She wanted to ask him why he chose this spot but was afraid to.

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  • There was little of that in the life he chose to leave behind.

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  • Do you think…why do you think he chose me as his mate?

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  • I chose you over Tiyan.

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  • One little boy chose "The Horse."

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  • Jule chose the center wing and kept to the side of the hallway.

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  • Of course, he chose two of the most selfish people she knew.

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  • Why he chose to agree, I don't know.

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  • I wonder why they chose this spot.

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  • He sensed the creature ascend the stairs and chose a room at random, shoving it open with his hip.

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  • If he chose to disappear, the plan wasn't going to work.

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  • You are right to quote Jefferson, but you chose the wrong quote.

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  • The man in the corner of her mind stopped clawing at the edges of her thoughts and chose that moment to speak to her.

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  • The floor creaked as she chose the one on the right.

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  • She pulled on her top, buttoned it, and chose a pin from her jewelry box.

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  • With great focus, she dug through the undergarments in the dresser and chose a set that matched, like human-Deidre did.

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  • He was putting himself at her mercy again, except that, this time, he had the power and chose not to use it.

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  • The only human who can help us defeat evil, and you chose him.

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  • Probably the singer was always himself an original poet; he might often be content to reproduce the songs that he had learned, but he was doubtless free to improve or expand them as he chose, provided that his inventions did not conflict with what was supposed to be historic truth.

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  • The large majority chose the latter; and thus 1,800 officers were retired on small pensions, and became a dangerous leaven for all subversive activities against the Government.

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  • At a conference held at Dalaborg Castle, in March 1388, the Swedes were compelled to accept all Margaret's conditions, elected her "Sovereign Lady and Ruler," and engaged to accept from her any king she chose to appoint.

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  • Kutuzov chose this latter course.

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  • Damian didn't trust the beings that saw all, knew all, and yet spoke in riddles—if they chose to speak at all.

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  • She went to the key locker and chose one of Damian's sports cars, her instincts urging her to go somewhere, though she didn't know where.

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  • Her mental wheels began to move again as she grappled with not only what he'd done, but why Andre and Gabriel – who knew the truth long before she did – chose now to have it revealed to her.

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  • After all his sacrifices, after losing Lilith and Katie to Rhyn, he wasn.t sure what he.d do if Hannah chose someone other than him as her mate.

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  • The bombshell blonde always threw good dinner parties with fun themes; this theme had been Disco Night, complete with lava lamps, disco ball, tacky '70s music that still jammed out the open windows, and costumes for those who chose to wear them.

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  • And she walked away without another word, confused as to why she had wanted him to say there was more to why he chose her than because it was his duty.

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  • I would be honored if you chose to attend.

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  • You chose to let Jade go and turn a blind eye to him being a traitor.  You chose not to see Hannah was a shapeshifter.

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  • The dining room was nearly empty and they chose a seat in a quiet corner.

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  • Her father's wealth had come from his whore-daughter's ability to charm any man she chose.

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  • It was wild and free, and Guardians could stay there, if they chose to.

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  • Whatever happened, she chose her path long ago.

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  • He could be salvaged, if he chose to be.

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  • You chose what you wanted but not when you wanted it.

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  • I chose not to teach her the tongue of our forefathers, for I intended her to start our line anew, without the taint of the creature.

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  • I chose silver for the lettering.

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  • Even though her ten year class reunion was scheduled for Saturday afternoon, Alex chose that morning to start her training.

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  • The route Alex chose meandered through the gorge and then up a steep deer trail to the top of the mountain.

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  • I had a right to ride up there – alone if I chose to.

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  • Guess which I chose.

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  • He chose her; was she going to choose him?

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  • After taking his degree he wavered between classics and mathematics, but finally chose the latter.

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  • The citizens chose him, and voluntarily submitted to his rule.

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  • But she wanted a moderate man, and so she chose Parker.

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  • But he distributed the increased taxation so equally, and chose its subjects so wisely, that the ordinary administrative expenditure and the interest on the national debt were fully provided for, while the extraordinary expenditure for military purposes was met from the Chinese indemnity.

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  • As successor Tuzun chose al-Mostakfi billah (" he who finds full sufficiency with God"), a son of Moktafi.

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  • Stephen hastened against the rebels, bearing before him the banner of St Martin of Tours, whom he now chose to be his patron saint, and routed the rebels at Veszprem (998), a victory from which the foundation of the Hungarian monarchy must be dated, for Stephen assumed the royal title immediately afterwards.

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  • Germany and Spain might let themselves be bitted and bridled if they chose, but for centuries France had prided herself that, thanks to her Gallican liberties, she stood on a different footing towards Rome.

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  • In 1905 there were in all 664,296 labourers, and 24,209 fresh importations, of whom 62% chose the old act.

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  • A new congress was formed at Chuquisaca in April 1828, which modified the constitution given by Bolivar, and chose Marshal Santa Cruz for president; but only a year later a revolution, led by General Blanco, threw the country into disorder and for a time overturned the government.

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  • As the chief could not or would not lead, the subordinates naturally chose their own paths and not his.

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  • While much of the site was still a forest the legislature, in 1786, chose it for the new capital.

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  • He remained at Cranbrook until 1643, when, Parliament deciding against pluralities of ecclesiastical offices, he chose the very inferior living of Southwick, Hants, as between the one and the other.

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  • He died in the following year (1437) and was succeeded by his son-in-law, Albert of Austria, whom the estates chose as their king.

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  • The latter in 1513 formed a confederacy to defend their rights, and chose Prince Bartholomew of Miinsterberg - a grandson of King George - as their leader.

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  • The estates then chose twelve of their number - among whom was Count Henry Matthias Thurn - who were to negotiate with the king and his councillors.

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  • He mapped 324, chose out nine, which he designated by the letters of the alphabet, to be standards of measurement for the rest, and ascertained the coincidence in position between the double yellow ray derived from the flame of burning sodium and the pair of dark lines named by him " D " in the solar spectrum.

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  • Of the two soups he chose turtle with savory patties and went on to the game without omitting a single dish or one of the wines.

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  • It was the first digital camera to have a LCD display on the camera, allowing photographers to take pictures by looking at the display screen, not through a viewfinder unless they chose to do so.

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  • The Neapolitan Democrats chose five of their leading men to be directors.

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  • Encouraged by promises of help from Louis XIV., the Magyars now rose pro libertate et justitia, and chose the youthful ThOkoly as their leader.

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  • In the matter of criminal jurisdiction we paused for a moment at the edict of Milan; but we may at once trace this second or civil branch of episcopal judicature or quasi-judicature down as far as the reign of Charlemagne, when it underwent a fundamental change, and became, if either litigant once chose, no longer a matter of consent but of right.

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  • At last the Medes resolved to make an end of the intolerable state of their country by erecting a kingdom, and chose Deioces king.

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  • On his refusal the offer was repeated with the additional inducement of accommodation for as many of his friends as he chose to bring with him to the Russian capital.

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  • Reckless of consequences, he swept away the venerated ceremonial formalities which his ancestors had scrupulously observed, openly scoffed at ancient usage, habitually dressed in foreign costume, and generally chose foreign heretics as his boon companions.

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  • Having no male issue, she chose as her successor the infant son of her niece, Anna Leopoldovna, duchess of Brunswick, and at her death the child was duly proclaimed emperor, under the name of Ivan VI., but in little more than a year he was dethroned by the partisans of the Princess Elizabeth, a daughter of Peter the Great and Catherine I.

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  • Ignatius could spare but two, and chose Bobadilla and a Portuguese named Simao Rodrigues for the purpose.

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  • So Basil of Cappadocia (Epistle 93), about the year 350, records that in Egypt the laity, as a rule, celebrated the communion in their own houses, and partook of the sacrament by themselves whenever they chose.

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  • In 1858 Carson City was laid out, and in the following year the people of Carson county held a mass meeting and chose delegates to a constitutional convention, which met at Genoa on the 18th of July 1859, and in ten days drafted a constitution.

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  • In 1686 the colony submitted to Sir Edmund Andros, who had been commissioned governor of all New England, and chose representatives to sit in his council.

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  • In 1809 the town was again captured by the Russians; and, when in 1812 it was assigned to them by the Bucharest peace, they chose it as the central station for their Danube fleet.

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  • Thornton was held to be referable only to the mode of the execution of the award, and therefore not to be chose jugee.

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  • The emperor Hadrian chose senators as companions on his travels and to help him in public business.

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  • He chose to have his fifty leagues in two allotments.

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  • The Cortes at Lisbon chose Bahia as a centre for resisting the independence, and large forces were sent thither.

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  • In the latter case, the tribunal was to consist of bishops from the neighbouring provinces, assisted - if he so chose - by legates of the Roman bishop. The clauses thus made the bishop of Rome president of a revisionary court; and afterwards Zosimus unsuccessfully attempted to employ these canons of Sardica, as decisions of the council of Nice, against the Africans.

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  • But whenever any measure of importance was to be decided a meeting was called of het publiek, that is, of all who chose to attend, to sanction or reject it.

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  • He chose to sit for the latter.

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  • This was largely due to his friendly intimacy with the majority of the Magyar notables, from among whom he chose his chief counsellors.

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  • Here they chose Wat Tyler to be their leader, and in the next few days the rising spread over Kent, where much pillage and damage to property occurred.

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  • He had insinuating manners and could make himself very agreeable if he chose; but he was mean, treacherous, rapacious, suspicious and horribly vindictive.

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  • Potgieter settled in the Zoutpansberg, while other farmers chose as headquarters a place on the inner slopes of the Drakensberg, where they founded a village called Andries Ohrigstad.

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  • The borough returned a member only to the parliament of 1658; its elected member, Secretary Thurloe, chose then to represent another constituency.

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  • He was educated for the priesthood, but, after taking minor orders, gave up the idea of becoming a priest, and chose an administrative career.

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  • The form in which certain of the references to him are couched favours the above view; the compiler of Guiron le Cortois says in his prologue that "maistre Gautier Map qui fu clers au roi Henrydevisa cil l'estoire de monseigneur Lancelot du Lac, que d'autre chose ne parla it mie gramment en son livre"; and in another place he refers to Map, "qui fit lou pro pre livre de monsoingnour Lancelot dou Lac."

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  • He generally chose the steeple, and there are many fine examples of his work in this department.

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  • Three years after this, Æthelred died in London, and such of the witan as were there and the townsmen chose Edmund Ironside for king, although the witan outside London had elected Canute.

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  • The Benedictine monks preferred secluded sites; the Augustinians did not cultivate seclusion so strictly; but the friars chose the interior of towns by preference.

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  • Later on he chose Mer y for his residence, and was the owner of a house and garden there.

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  • He chose the profession of military engineer, spent three years, to the decided injury of his health, at Fort Bourbon, Martinique, and was employed on his return at Rochelle, the Isle of Aix and Cherbourg.

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  • But in 957 the Mercians and Northumbrians revolted and chose Edgar as their king.

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  • Nominally he was in Opposition; but his party formed the majority of the House of Commons, and could beat the government whenever they chose to mass their forces.

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  • He chose this moment for publishing a Chapter of Autobiography, in which lie explained and justified his change of opinion with regard to the Irish Church.

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  • It was here, in the Wahlzimmer (or election-chamber) that the electors or their plenipotentiaries chose the German kings, and here in the Kaisersaal (emperors' hall) that the coronation festival was held, at which the new king or emperor dined with the electors after having shown himself from the balcony to the people.

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  • The diet at Worms in 1495 chose Frankfort as the seat of the newly instituted imperial chamber, or " Reichskammergericht," and it was not till 1527 that the chamber was removed to Spires.

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  • The emperor's most important act was a severe reprimand addressed to Herr von Puttkamer, the reactionary minister of the interior, which caused his resignation; in the distribution of honours he chose many who belonged to classes and parties hitherto excluded from court favour.

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  • He then retired to his estate in the Posen province, and occupied himself in writing pamphlets, memoirs, &c. When his estates passed into the grand duchy of Warsaw, he chose to remain a Prussian subject, and on the outbreak of the war of liberation he asked in vain for a post on the Prussian staff.

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  • Beaufort, widow of James I., chose it for her residence, and in.

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  • Some officers were for withdrawing by sea, but the general chose to hold his ground, though his army was enfeebled by sickness and would have to fight on unfavourable terrain against odds of two to one.

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  • Their descendants styled themselves of Berkeley, and in 1200 the town was confirmed to Robert of Berkeley with toll, soc, sac, &c., and a market on whatever day of the week he chose to hold it.

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  • Young Adams graduated from Harvard College in 1740, and three years later, on attaining the degree of A.M., chose for his thesis, "Whether it be Lawful to resist the Supreme Magistrate, if the Commonwealth cannot otherwise be preserved."

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  • After Conrad's death the Franks and the Saxons met at Fritzlar in May 919 and chose Henry as German king, after which the new king refused to allow his election to be sanctioned by the church.

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  • The senate had decreed to Trajan as many triumphs as he chose to celebrate.

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  • The barons chose John of Brienne (titular king of Jerusalem) as emperor-regent for life; Baldwin was to rule the Asiatic possessions of the empire when he reached the age of twenty, was to marry John's daughter Mary, and on John's death to enjoy the full imperial sovereignty.

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  • He admonished the pope, appointed the bishops, watched over the morals and work of the clergy, and took an active part in the deliberations of church synods; he founded bishoprics and monasteries, was lavish in his gifts to ecclesiastical foundations, and chose bishops and abbots for administrative work.

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  • This was built by the Capuchins, who in the middle ages chose Syra as the headquarters of a mission in the East.

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  • He had many "calls" to other churches, but chose to remain at Berwick.

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  • On the fall of the Orlando Cabinet in June 1919, the new Premier Nitti chose Tittoni as Foreign Minister and first delegate at the Peace Conference, but the severe strain of the work told on his health and he was forced to resign in November.

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  • He chose the latter.

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  • Upon the death of the first governor, John Carver, in the spring of 1621, the General Court chose William Bradford as his successor, and with him was chosen one assistant.

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  • When Massachusetts was called upon to select for Statuary Hall in the capitol at Washington two figures from the long line of her worthies, she chose as her fittest representatives John Winthrop, the type of Puritanism and state-builder, and Samuel Adams (though here the choice was difficult between Samuel Adams and John Adams) as her greatest leader in the heroic period of the War of Independence.

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  • In 1726 Bishop George Berkeley chose the Bermudas as the seat of his projected missionary establishment.

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  • He deliberately chose the difficult route over the French Alps because he recognized that his opponents would neither expect him by this route nor be able to concert combined operations in time to thwart him.

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  • The Waldenses withdrew altogether from the ministrations of the church, and chose ministers for themselves whose merits were recognized by the body of the faithful.

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  • Gradually they resumed church-fellowship in Amsterdam, where they chose the learned Henry Ainsworth as teacher, in place of Greenwood, but elected no new pastor, as they expected Francis Johnson (1562-1618) soon to be released and to rejoin them.

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  • The state treasurer was chosen by the legislature, and for the appointment of other state officers as well as county officers and mayors of cities the Assembly chose four senators to constitute a council of appointment, a body 2 Increased from ten days in 1894.

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  • The assembly chose a board of Twelve Men to represent it, and a few months later this board demanded certain reforms, especially that the membership of the director-general's council should be increased from one to five by the popular election of four members.

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  • This code was based largely on the laws of New England, and, although a source of popular discontent, it gave to the freeholders of each town a voice in the government of their town by permitting them to elect a board of eight overseers which chose a constable and sat as a court for the trial of small causes.

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  • Her life had always been very dissolute, and although now a widow of forty-five, she chose as her lover Pandolfo Alopo, a youth of twenty-six, whom she made seneschal of the kingdom.

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  • Whatever the form of a wave, we could always force it to travel on with that form unchanged, and with any velocity we chose, if we could apply any " external " force we liked to each particle, in addition to the " internal " force called into play by the compressions or extensions.

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  • He therefore chose Liao-Yang as the point of concentration, and having thus to gain time by force instead of by distance, he pushed out a strong covering detachment towards the Yalu.

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  • Of the various courses open to him, Togo prudently chose that of awaiting Rozhestvenski in home waters.

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  • The Russians left Kamranh on the 14th of May, and for a time disappeared into the Pacific. It was assumed that they were making for Vladivostok either via Tsushima strait or by the Pacific. Rozhestvenski chose the former course, and on the 27th of May the fleets met near Tsushima.

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  • He was soon regarded once more as a menace to the peace of Germany, and of the three alternatives presented to him by the emperor in 1188 he rejected the idea of making a formal renunciation of his claim, or of participating in the crusade, and chose exile, going again to England in 1189.

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  • In 1806 one of the most influential of the German clerics, Karl von Dalberg, then prince bishop of Regensburg, chose him to be his coadjutor and designated him as his successor.

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  • The French chose to view this as an unfriendly demonstration, and there was some talk of getting up a counter-ball in Paris, the duke of Orleans to figure as William the Conqueror.

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  • Early in 1806 he proceeded to Naples with a French force in order to expel the Bourbon dynasty from southern Italy, Napoleon adding the promise that the Neapolitan crown would be for Joseph if he chose to accept it.

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  • The Chaldaeans chose three stars in each sign to be the " councillor gods" of the planets."

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  • The opposition, which was led by one Eusebius, a "scholasticus" or pleader who afterwards became bishop of Dorylaeum, chose to construe this utterance as a denial of the divinity of Christ, and so violent did the dispute upon it become that Nestorius judged it necessary to silence the remonstrants by force.

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  • As a consequence the completest liberty was accorded to all Christians to take such part as they chose, it being assumed that they did so only under the Spirit's prompting.

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  • This work, with other essays, brought him into conflict with the authorities of the church, in consequence of which he gave up theology as his professional study and chose that of philosophy.

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  • In 1604, after a war with Turkey had been in progress since 1593, many of the Hungarians rebelled against Rudolph and chose Stephen Bocskay as their prince.

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

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  • The diet was the humble servant of the conqueror of the moment, and the leading magnates chose their own sides without the slightest regard for the interests of their country, the Lithuanians for the most part supporting Charles XII., while the Poles divided their allegiance between Augustus and Stanislaus Leszczynski, whom Charles Leszczyn- placed upon the throne in 1704 and kept there till 1709.

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  • The second great poet of the romantic school who appeared in Poland after Mickiewicz was Julius Slowacki (1809-1849), born at Krzemieniec. In 1831 he left his native country and chose Paris as his residence, where he died.

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  • Here the first of the Pacific railways chose its pass.

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  • Some states also, for a time, chose electors by districts, but by 1832 all had adopted the general ticket system.

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  • These valleys, now so rich and productive, wore a very different aspect when the brethren first chose them as the place of their retirement.

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  • El Motamid went, however, considerably further in patronage of literature than his father, for he chose as his favourite and prime minister the poet Ibn Ammar.

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  • Kanaris was undoubtedly aided by the almost incredible sloth and folly of his opponents, but he chose his time well, and the service of the fireships was always considered peculiarly dangerous.

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  • In mastery of prose language he has never been surpassed, when he chose to curb his florid imagination and his discursive eagerness of soul.

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  • In spite of the disadvantage that it is impossible to separate advantageously the history and critical examination of any doctrine in the arbitrary manner which de Gerando chose, the work has great merits.

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  • The Asturians chose him as their king in 718, and although Galicia was lost in 734, the Moors proved unable to penetrate into the remoter fastnesses held by the levies of Pelayo.

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  • They chose their own priests and public office-bearers, and even their own judges.

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  • Some of the inhabitants took refuge in the hills above and there founded a new town, which acquired more importance when Bishop Marius about 590 chose it as his see city (perhaps transferring it from Avenches).

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  • The popes of Tusculum did, at least, belong to the country, while the German kings chose bishops from the other side of the Alps.

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  • Accordingly the Silesian estates never again chose to exercise initiative save on rare occasions, and from 1550 Silesia passed almost completely under foreign administration.

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  • The Albanians of the Caucasus were also converted in the age of Gregory, early in the 4th century, and were loyal to the Armenians in the great struggle against Mazdaism in the 5th; but broke away for a time towards 600, and chose a patriarch without sending him to Armenia for ordination.

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  • If we could believe the fathers of the 5th and succeeding centuries Nicene orthodoxy prevailed in their country from the first; and in the 5th century they certainly chose for translation the works of orthodox fathers alone, such as Chrysostom, Basil, Gregory of Nyssa and Gregory Nazianzen, Cyril of Jerusalem and Cyril of Alexandria, Athanasius, Julius of Rome, Hippolytus, Irenaeus, avoiding Origen and other fathers who were becoming suspect.

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  • In a later and less rigorous age this rite was abridged and adjusted to constant repetition, in such wise that a sinner could be restored to grace not once only, but as often as the clergy chose to accept his repentance and confession.

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  • Having completed his studies, which included two years' devotion to Greek under Lascaris at Messina, he chose the ecclesiastical profession.

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  • In his twelfth year he chose the profession of arms, and served his country with distinction.

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  • I n 415 and 531, the Visigoths chose Barcelona as their temporary capital; in 540 and 599 church councils were held there.

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  • It was then too that he chose his " lady-love," whom he was expected to regard with an adoration at once earnest, respectful, and the more meritorious if concealed.

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  • Charles seems to have been a prince of education and letters, a friend of the church, and conscious of the support he could find in the episcopate against his unruly nobles, for he chose his councillors for preference from among the higher clergy, as in the case of Guenelon of Sens, who betrayed him, or of Hincmar of Reims. But his character and his reign have been judged very variously.

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  • His wife was mistress by his death-bed, and she could put the words she chose into the mouth of a dead man - and could move the dead hand at her will.

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  • The same year the executors of Henry Lucas, who, according to the terms of his will, had founded a mathematical chair at Cambridge, fixed upon Barrow as the first professor; and although his two professorships were not inconsistent with each other, he chose to resign that of Gresham College, which he did on the 20th of May 1664.

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  • A similar investigation took place with regard to the assessors (paredri) whom the three senior archons chose to assist them.

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  • On the 24th of February 1848 he pronounced in favour of the republic. Lamartine chose him as minister of education in the provisional government.

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  • Charles Darwin found the conception of species so definite and fixed that he chose for the title of his great book (1859) the words On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, although his exposition of evolution applied equally to every grade in classification.

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  • By public disputation and private conference, as well as by preaching, he enforced his doctrines, both ecclesiastical and political, and shrank no more from urging what he conceived to be the truth upon the most powerful officers than he did from instructing the meanest followers of the camp. Cromwell disliked his loquacity and shunned his society; but Baxter having to preach before him after he had assumed the Protectorship, chose for his subject the old topic of the divisions and distractions of the church, and in subsequent interviews not only opposed him about liberty of conscience, but spoke in favour of the monarchy he had subverted.

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  • Elected by nine departments to the National Assembly meeting at Bordeaux (on the 1st of March 1871) he chose to sit for Strassburg, which by the terms of the treaty about to be submitted to the Assembly for ratification was to be ceded to Prussia, and when the treaty was adopted he resigned in protest and retired to Spain.

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  • The motto he chose on receiving the order of the Daneborg was "Integritas et rectum custodiunt me," and throughout a long life he was never false to it.

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  • But some foolish and ignorant Scotsmen were moved to anger by a little unpalatable truth which was mingled with much eulogy, and assailed him whom they chose to consider as the enemy of their country with libels much more dishonourable to their country than anything that he had ever said or written.

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  • In 1859, when the neighbouring town of Kanagawa was opened to foreigners under the treaty with the United States, Yokohama was an insignificant fishing village; and notwithstanding the protests of the foreign representatives the Japanese government shortly afterwards chose the latter place as the settlement instead of Kanagawa.

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  • In Saxony the people were quickly forgetting their hereditary connection with the successors of Henry the Fowler; in Bavaria, after the death of Duke Henry in 995, the nobles, heedless of the royal power, returned to the ancient German custom and chose Henrys son Henry as their ruler.

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  • While they were thus employed the friends of the house of Hohenstaufen, convinced that Fredericks kingship was not possible, chose the late emperors brother, Philip, duke of Swabia, to fill the vacant throne; soon afterwards the enemies of the house found a candidate in the person of.

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  • This took place in October 1314, when the larger party chose Louis IV., duke of Upper Bavaria, while the smaller party gave their votes to Frederick the Fair, duke of Austria, a son of King Albert I.

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  • On the other hand, the constitution of the 13th of November had been in flat contradiction to the protocol of London, which recognized theseparate rights of the duchies; and if the two great German powers chose to make this violation of an agreement to which they had been parties a casus belli, Europe would have no right to interfere.

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  • In accordance with the treaty of Frankfort, the inhabitants were permitted to choose between French and German nationality, but all who chose the former had to leave the country; before the 1st of October 1872, the final day, some 5o,ooo had done so.

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  • Bismarck had to come to an agreement with one party or the other; he chose the Centre, probably for the reason that the National Liberals were themselves divided on the policy to be pursued, and therefore their support would be uncertain; and he accepted an amendment, the celebrated Franckenstein Clause, proposed by Georg Arbogast Freiherr von Franckenstein (1825-1890), one of the leaders of the Centre, by which all proceeds of custQms and the tax on tobacco above 130 million marks should be paid over to the individual states in proportion to their population.

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  • Weary of struggle and disorder, and despairing of any help from the central authority, the estates of Austria met at Triibensee in 1251, and chose Ottakar, son of Wenceslaus I., king of Bohemia, as their duke.

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  • The fate of the Habsburg empire depended upon the issue of the campaign in Italy, which would have been lost by the withdrawal of the Magyar and Croatian regiments; and the Hungarian government chose this critical moment to tamper with the relations of the army to the monarchy.

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  • Frederick chose it as the court speech of Sicily, and he made it the speech of a new-born literature.

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  • In view of these provisions, Garrison, adopting a bold scriptural figure of speech, denounced the constitution as "a covenant with death and an agreement with hell," and chose as his motto, "No union with slaveholders."

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  • The values recognized at the court would naturally be recognized in noble families generally, and Philip chose Aristotle to be the educator of his son.

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  • It is clear that the basis which they chose for the new literature was the simplest language of daily life in the monasteries, charged as it was with expressions taken from Greek, pre-eminently the language of patristic Christianity.

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  • Placed between the necessity of offending his new subjects or embroiling himself with the German powers, Christian chose the remoter evil and, on the 18th of November, the new constitution became law.

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  • Thus (924) the English Chronicle - asserts that Constantine, king of Scotland, " chose Edward King to father and lord."

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  • Charles might have been unable, in the frenzy of the popish plot of Titus Oates, to send forces from England, but as he chose the popular Protestant, the duke of Monmouth, to command them, he was allowed to despatch some regiments.

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  • If the work begun by Allan Ramsay, continued by Fergusson and completed by Burns, were matter for separate treatment, it would be necessary to show not only that the editorial zeal which turned these writers to the forgotten vernacular and to " popular " themes was inspired by the general conditions of reaction against the artificiality of the century; but that it was because these poets were Scots, and in Scotland, that they chose this line of return to nature and naturalness, and did honour, partly by protest, to the slighted efforts of the " vulgar " muse.

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  • In the poet's last completed drama, Wilhelm Tell (1804), he once more, as in Wallenstein, chose a historical subject involving wide issues.

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  • It is probable that St Luke found this narrative in the second document, and chose it after his manner in preference to the less instructive story in St Mark.

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  • Anion chose the latter, and as a last favour begged permission to sing a parting song.

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  • In the company he chose by preference, honesty and knowledge were his only tests.

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  • He chose the law as his profession, and was called to the bar in 1881.

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  • The sophistical movement was then, primarily, an attempt to provide a general or liberal education which should supplement the customary instruction in reading, writing, gymnastic and music. But, as the sophists of the first period chose for their instruments grammar, style, literature and oratory, while those of the second and third developments were professed rhetoricians, sophistry exercised an important influence upon literature.

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  • In making his first appointments to federal offices President Washington asked Jay to take his choice; Jay chose that of chief justice of the Supreme Court, and held this position from September 1789 to June 1795.

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  • Villabos chose to honour the heir-apparent of the Spanish throne by naming some of the islands which he discovered, west and north of Magellan's discovery, the Islas Filipinas.

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  • In 1891 Mr Gore was chosen to deliver the Bampton lectures before the university, and chose for his subject the Incarnation.

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  • Moawiya could either act or refrain from acting as he chose, secure in either case 4 Or, at least, so they thought.

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  • His brother Abdalaziz, governor of Egypt, whom Merwan had marked out as his successor, died in the year 703 or 704, and Abdalmalik chose as heirs to the empire first his son Walid, and after him his second son Suleiman.

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  • Hisham then separated Khorasan from Irak and chose as governor of the former Nasr b.

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  • As he owed his position to the aid of the Kalbites, he chose his officers from among them.

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  • After the death of Hosain, they chose for their Imam Mahommed b.

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  • Sahl, to whose service he owed his success, he not only chose him as prime minister of the empire, but also named his brother, Hasan b.

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  • Abdallah chose the former (see below, § 8).

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  • The Turkish soldiery, now the chief power in the state, chose, by the advice of Ibn Khasib, in succession to Montasir, his cousin Ahmad, who took the title of al-Mosta`in billala (" he who looks for help to God").

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  • Soon after returning to Charleston he was appointed professor of mathematics in the United States navy, but he chose instead to serve as assistant engineer of a survey undertaken chiefly for the purpose of finding a pass through the mountains for a proposed railway from Charleston to Cincinnati.

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  • But, instead of dealing with points on a line, and then wandering out at right angles to it, as Buee and Argand had done, he chose to look on algebra as the science of " pure time," 1 and to investigate the properties of " sets " of time-steps.

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  • As a soldier desiring active service he naturally chose the American post; but the apparent motive of the War Department to humiliate him aroused criticism.

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  • In 1625 Catholic Europe was scandalized by the De Schismate of the Jesuit Santarelli, in which he claimed for the pope an absolute right to interfere in the concerns of secular princes, whenever he chose to declare that the interests of religion were in any way concerned.

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  • In May 1777 Congress chose William Lee commissioner to the courts of Vienna and Berlin, but he gained recognition at neither.

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  • Kimberley (the new secretary of state for the colonies) announcing his reca11.3 Frere's task was one of extreme delicacy; he chose to face difficulties rather than evade them, and had he been unfettered in his Sir Bartle action might have accomplished much more than Frere.

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  • During the reign of Ferdinand (1367-1383) and under the regency of Leonora the ruling dynasty ceased to represent the national will; the Portuguese people therefore made an end of the dynasty and chose its own ruler.

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  • The most considered poets of the day joined the Arcadia and Lyric individually wrote much excellent verse, but they Latin authors were the models they chose, and Gargao, the most prominent Arcadian, composed the Cantata de Dido, a gem of ancient art, as well as some charming sonnets to friends and elegant odes and epistles.

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  • In 584 they chose Authari, the grandson of Alboin, and endowed the royal domain with a half of their possessions.

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  • She chose Agilulf, duke of Turin (592-615).

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  • Though the Habsburg princes at this period already claimed a hereditary right to the Bohemian throne, the Bohemians determined to maintain their right of electing their sovereign, and they chose Henry, duke of Carinthia, who had married a daughter of King Wenceslas II.

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  • There was an influential political club here from 1786 to 1790, and here, too, sat the several conventions - nine in all - which asked for a separation from Virginia, discussed the proposed conditions of separation from that commonwealth, framed the first state constitution, and chose Frankfort as the capital.

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  • In fact the apparently prosperous relative was the victim of unfortunate speculations, and chose rather to be reproached with avarice than with imprudence.

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  • The world, which perhaps ought to have been vexed, chose rather to be diverted; and the great satirist literally strains his power ut pueris placeat.

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  • That sovereign chose Prague as his permanent residence and it thus became - as Rudolph, besides being king of Bohemia, was also German emperor, king of Hungary and ruler of the hereditary Habsburg lands - the centre of his vast domains.

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  • For simplicity of calculation Rankine chose logarithmic curves for both the inner and outer faces, and they fit very well with the conditions.

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  • Any portion of a county containing as many as 150 inhabitants may be incorporated as a town or city, and as such it possesses complete self-government in all purely local matters, even 2 Before 1904, under a law of 1901, the people voted for candidates for the United States Senate, but the legislative assembly was in no way bound to carry out the decision of the popular vote; and in 1904 the legislature chose as United States senator a candidate for whom no votes had been cast in the popular election.

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  • When a vacancy occurred, the bishop of the diocese chose the abbot out of the monks of the convent, but the right of election was transferred by jurisdiction to the monks themselves, reserving to the bishop the confirmation of the election and the benediction of the new abbot.

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  • The active part which Newton had taken in defending the legal privileges of the university against the encroachments of the crown had probably at least equal weight with his scientific reputation when his friends chose him as a candidate for a seat in parliament as one of the representatives of the university.

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  • President Brigham Young upon his arrival on the 24th approved of the site, saying that he had seen it before in a vision; on the 28th of July he chose the site for the temple.

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  • The witan chose Edmund Ironside, the late kings eldest son, to succeed him, and as he was a hard-fighting prince of that normal type of his house to which his father had been such a disgraceful exception, it seemed probable that the Danes might be beaten off.

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  • In Denmark the younger claimant was acknowledged by the whole people, but in England the Mercian and Northumbrian earls chose Harold as king, and Wessex only fell to Harthacnut.

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  • It chose the latter course.

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  • Burlingame accepted the challenge and specified rifles as the weapons to be used; his second chose Navy Island, above the Niagara Falls, and in Canada, as the place for the meeting.

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  • On the 4th of January 1904, two months after the declaration of independence, a constitutional assembly was elected, which met on the 15th of January, adopted the constitution described above, and chose as president Manuel Amador Guerrero (1834-1909).

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  • This alternative is the less dangerous to morality, and as such the Stoics chose it.

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  • The Stoics answered that the error which was the essence of vice was so far voluntary that it could be avoided if men chose to exercise their reason.

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  • They had all attended the lectures of Georg Brandes, the great reformer of Scandinavian literature, and, influenced by his literary theories, they chose their models in the realistic school.

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  • He soon married again; and this time he chose for his bride a young lady of good Lombard family, called Orsina Osnaga.

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  • James Bradley chose the most appropriate tasks, and executed them supremely well, with the indispensable aid of John Bradley.

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  • In 1233 Otto II., count of Gelderland, chose this spot as his residence, conferred municipal rights on the town, and fortified it.

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  • For the origin of the institution it is safe to assume that neighbouring communities, whether tribes (g Ovrt) or cities, desiring friendly intercourse with one another chose the sanctuary of some deity conveniently situated, at which to hold their periodical festival for worship and their fair for the interchange of goods.

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  • When after the great war with Persia the Aegean cities under the leadership of Athens united in a political league (477 B.C.), they chose as its centre the temple of the Delian Apollo, doubtless through a desire to connect the new alliance with the associations of the old amphictyony.

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  • It was usual for a chief to send his child to one of his own sub-chiefs, but the parents often chose a chief of their own rank.

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  • A few days later, on the 8th of March 1889, Parnell was entertained at dinner by the Eighty Club, Lords Spencer and Rosebery being present; and he was well received on English platforms when he chose to appear.

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  • For the great plan of conquering Canada, Pitt chose young and ardent officers, with Amherst, distinguished for steadiness and self-control, as their commander-in-chief.

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  • The castle was built during the 12th century by William le Gros, earl of Albemarle, who chose the site on the top of a steep cliff now called the "Scaur."

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  • Lothair wanted, with the Empire, the sole right of patronage over the adherents of his house, but each of these latter chose his own lord according to individual interests, obeying his.fears or his preferences.

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  • Thus the man (879king no longer chose his own vassals; but vassals 884).

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  • They did not at once agree on - Charless successor; for some of them chose Eudes (Odo), son of Robert the Strong, for his brilliant defence of Paris against the Normans in 885; others Guy, duke of Spoleto in Italy, who had himself crowned at Langres; while many wished for Arnulf, illegitimate son of Carloman, king of Germany and emperor.

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  • Valerian chose for his own part the war in the East, where Antioch had fallen into the hands of a Persian vassal and Armenia was occupied by Shapur (Sapor) I., while in 258 the Goths ravaged Asia Minor.

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  • Epiphanes by the priest Eleazar, the seven brothers and their mother - all of whom chose torture and death rather than apostatize from the faith.

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  • For purposes of defence early settlers naturally chose elevated ground, frequently a hill with precipitous sides, and these early citadels became in many parts of the world the nuclei of large cities which grew up on the surrounding lower ground.

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  • The Navarrese then chose Sancho Ramirez of Aragon as king.

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  • War-worn knights chose it as a resting-place of their last years.

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  • In 842 Theophilus died, leaving his wife Theodora regent; she was, like Irene, addicted to images, and chose as patriarch a monk, Methodius, whom the emperor Michael had imprisoned for laying before him Pope Paschal I.'s letter of protest.

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  • In December 1775 the Committee of Secret Correspondence of Congress chose him its European agent principally for the purpose of ascertaining the views of France, Spain, and other European countries regarding the war between the colonies and Great Britain.

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  • From 1659 onwards, these African cities, though nominally forming parts of the Turkish empire, were in fact anarchical military republics which chose their own rulers and lived by plunder.

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  • About 1564, Prince Alexander Lapusneanu, after whom one of the chief streets is named, chose Jassy for the Moldavian capital, instead of Suceava (now Suczawa, in Bukowina).

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  • She chose to go abroad to seek help while Maximilian sincerely believed the largest extent of Mexicans supported him and his ideas for a better Mexico.

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  • He restored Christianity, and in accordance with the traditions of Irish episcopacy chose the island of Lindisfarne, close to the royal city of Bamborough, as his see.

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  • Zeus was invited to make his choice, chose the fat, and found only bones beneath.

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  • I'm not sure why Betsy chose the rather pricy place, perhaps a temporary regression to her past life of affluent dinning.

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  • Dusty didn't know how they chose when to interfere with the mortal world, but when they did, it normally resulted in some sort of universal catastrophe, like the Schism that split the divine world from the physical one and nearly wiped out humanity and divinity alike.

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  • He had no pity for those who chose to become vamps.

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  • Apparently, I chose a woman over life in the immortal realm.

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  • You chose a human and serving the White God over the immortal realm at the Schism, despite the need for your power by your fellow immortals.

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  • Did you see what I did as a betrayal, because I chose my role as a Guardian over helping you wipe out the Others and anyone else in the way?

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  • What would make an immortal who chose humanity once return to who he was in order to save the humans again?

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  • Damian didn't trust the beings that saw all, knew all, and yet spoke in riddles—if they chose to speak at all.

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  • She was more than an obligation, if he chose to keep her when he didn't have to.

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  • Alex must have heard something, but he apparently chose not to share it – even when asked.

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  • His predecessor chose the best, like the cautious and steady Immortal awaiting his decision.

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  • Gabriel asked, not understanding why the Dark One chose the Immortal that was his archenemy for thousands of years.

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  • I chose to be here, Fate replied.

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  • She wasn't going to let a serial killer who chose not to kill her derail her day.

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  • Her mental wheels began to move again as she grappled with not only what he'd done, but why Andre and Gabriel – who knew the truth long before she did – chose now to have it revealed to her.

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  • Which was why he chose this spot, and she couldn't help shivering at the thought that this place was too perfect for this to be the first time he'd imprisoned someone here.

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  • Do you think…why do you think he chose me as his mate?

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  • The Ancients and immortals could choose anyone they wanted as mates, and they chose from among the royalty, the wealthiest, and most influential.

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  • She liked him even less after that occurrence and chose to hide in the conference room every day after that, unwilling to deal with him again.

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  • They chose an intermediate trail called "Sundance."

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  • By the time he chose a car and waited at endless sets of lights, it would have taken longer to drive than using vampire speed.

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  • He chose a sprightly sonata in b-flat major.

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  • And if he chose to expel her, no one there would defend her, just as no one defended crazy Arnie.

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  • Ravenous, she chose two and started to close the cabinet door, when she saw a small box tucked between the edge of the cabinet and the boxes.

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  • The boy we chose last season survived and can wield the demon's powers.

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  • I had a right to ride up there – alone if I chose to.

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  • I chose to sacrifice a few to save an entire world.

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  • He chose to appear far enough away from her that Damian didn't sic his Guardians on him.

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  • She chose her clothing carefully to avoid gender ambiguity.

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  • Being the softy that he is, he chose the latter.

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  • He chose the most mundane of daily activities.

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  • My guest chose the deep fried mackerel with sweet pepper relish.

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  • He chose as his case study the high tech industrial agglomeration in Salt Lake City with its distinctive Mormon culture.

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  • For her graduate work, Jean chose to study astrophysics - " a wonderful field with wide open discovery space.

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  • Delbrueck chose to use bacteriophage, viruses that infect bacteria and then can multiply very rapidly.

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  • The fact that such a famous ballerina chose Shirley to compose for her new show is a triumph for Shirley.

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  • I chose to set up my own business doing calligraphy which I absolutely adored.

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  • Above the cooker the couple chose a coordinating pine extractor fan canopy, again bespoke to fit the fan that they had ordered.

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  • The aubergine and chickpea casserole which I chose for the main course was equally unsatisfying.

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  • I chose red mullet with couscous and butternut bavarois, and black bream with squid, aubergine caviar and linguine.

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  • Sex was a huge taboo for the church, which chose celibacy for its priests.

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  • Steven Peters chose to fish peg 65 along the island bank catching 50lb of bream, roach, rudd and a bonus 3lb chub.

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  • Many naturalized citizens chose to change their names for fear of persecution.

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  • He chose Orange and almond torte with tangy rhubarb compote and yogurt cream.

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  • I chose to use the separate 0.3 NA lens that comes with the 1.40 NA aplanatic condenser.

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  • No longer were Consuls elected, he stayed in power and chose the consuls elected, he stayed in power and chose the consuls himself.

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  • James Gibbs chose cast copper sash windows in 1750 for what is now Warrington Town Hall.

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  • Mr Wagner chose the costly procedure of going to crown court, where total court costs run to around £ 9,000 per day.

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  • Edward viii chose of atoms the this view see.

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  • If that supplier chose not to supply him, then he would have nowhere else to go.

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  • Omar Sharif found the story so enchanting that he chose this film to make his return to the screen.

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  • When Cooney chose to heed the request of the fallen leader he was promptly excommunicated from the movement.

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  • I chose a substantial board on which to mount a faceplate and drew an outline of the burr on it using straight lines.

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  • In writing up their preliminary findings, the national research coordinators chose to emphasize different aspects of their projects.

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  • Some of the pupils chose to shoot footage from the roof of their school.

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  • He chose for its site an area in which English troops had built an artillery fortification during their occupation of the area in 1548.

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  • My companion chose a creamy mango pudding while I had crispy banana fritters with vanilla ice-cream and honey.

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  • We chose to observe NGC 253, which at a distance of 10 million light years is the nearest starburst spiral galaxy.

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  • Instead, Kenny chose to major on Martin Professional's MAC 2000 profiles with custom gobos, and MAC 600 washes.

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  • Well, it may be appropriate the publisher chose a rainbow of mostly grays to incase the effort.

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  • I use a tungsten illuminator, so I chose Kodak tungsten 64 ISO film.

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  • On this occasion he chose to use a wide format inkjet printer.

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  • Some of the children chose to write poems inspired by the older peoples ' memories.

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  • The way the editor chose to report the results of the special congress was a calculated insult.

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  • They were all intermingled and chose the same nectar plants and occasionally sparred with each other.

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  • Were deemed eligible reported public insurance chose the renewal plan doctor internist pediatrician.

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  • Artistic Checks Chose between intuit checks, laser checks and discount business checks and click on the links that match.

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  • I don't think people had to go to majors, they chose to, and it still irks me.

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  • Women of corresponding inconsistent with the model quot journal chose the renewal plan.

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