City sentence example

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  • You should have called the city cops.
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  • The three-story building looked big enough to cover a city block.
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  • The rulers of the city met to decide what should be done with the corn.
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  • You used to be a big city detective.
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  • I just wanted to see a bit of your city before I drive to your car.
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  • The space underneath the roof, where they stood, permitted them to see on all sides of the tall building, and they looked with much curiosity at the city spread out beneath them.
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  • He was the builder of a famous and beautiful city called Bagdad.
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  • They seemed to be falling right into the middle of a big city which had many tall buildings with glass domes and sharp-pointed spires.
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  • We have a hospital report from inner city Cleveland.
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  • During the Great Depression in the United States, many unemployed Americans simply left the city and went back to farm life, sometimes living with relatives.
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  • We left the city last Thursday night, and arrived in Brewster Friday afternoon.
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  • For they were in the streets of a beautiful emerald-green city, bathed in a grateful green light that was especially pleasing to their eyes, and surrounded by merry faced people in gorgeous green-and-gold costumes of many extraordinary designs.
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  • It has followed me across the ocean and found me in this magnificent great city which I should like to tell you all about if I could take time for it and make my letter long enough.
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  • The whistle of the locomotive penetrates my woods summer and winter, sounding like the scream of a hawk sailing over some farmer's yard, informing me that many restless city merchants are arriving within the circle of the town, or adventurous country traders from the other side.
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  • This would be the case in a besieged city or a nation using the food supply to keep its citizenry in check.
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  • The rainbow tints from the colored suns fell upon the glass city softly and gave to the buildings many delicate, shifting hues which were very pretty to see.
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  • As the horse ambled along, drawing the buggy, the people of the glass city made way for them and formed a procession in their rear.
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  • The gate, I suppose, is New York City, and Freedom is the great statue of Liberty.
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  • "Now let us go back to the city," suggested the Wizard.
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  • Everything is quiet in the city and there is not the slightest danger.
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  • His plays run in every major city in the English-speaking world, and Hollywood makes movies of them—good movies!
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  • Yes, here it lies before me, but why is the deputation from the city so long in appearing? he wondered.
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  • I was in a city but it was night.
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  • The houses of the city were all made of glass, so clear and transparent that one could look through the walls as easily as through a window.
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  • It was a sort of tangible kaleidoscope, this white city of the West.
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  • Deliver me from a city built on the site of a more ancient city, whose materials are ruins, whose gardens cemeteries.
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  • She had grown soft in five years of city life.
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  • If I flushed hundred dollar bills down the toilet, the city of Cleveland would run out of water before I went broke.
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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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  • Parkside isn't a 'big city.'
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  • In 1916, the number of cases just in New York City was reported to be nine thousand.
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  • All our relatives were city dwellers.
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  • But I want you to move the cured people out of here and then level the city and the lab.
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  • She joined crowds of people milling through downtown Crystal City to see the Christmas displays and shop.
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  • "This is what's interesting," he said, pointing to a trail leading from a stash house on the northeastern side of the city and dead ending in the desert.
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  • The inn, not large by city standards, was constantly in need of attention, especially in this, the short but hectic high season.
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  • He felt claustrophobic in the city, needed air and space.
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  • The grey skies of winter and grey cement of the city depressed her.
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  • A farm boy gone city.
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  • Betsy left the key to her sumptuous room, in the city's finest hotel, allowing me to drop off my duds before meeting him in the hotel lobby.
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  • It was nearing Christmas and while New York was aglow, my wife and I were just the opposite; out of sync with the mood of the city.
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  • I want to get out of New York, or any city.
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  • Perhaps it's not so pristine, like most of this tired city.
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  • I heard you were a guard at Cañon City.
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  • You said she knows Patsy from being a guard at Cañon City.
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  • He left for the mortal world and emerged in an alley in some large city.
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  • The Atlanta night was muggy and dark; a thin layer of smog trapped the city's light and made the sky glow an eerie yellow-orange.
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  • She reached the top of the stairs and stared at a similar scene leading past the Arch and all the way up the park toward the city.
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  • Waiting until nightfall, he changed into clothing more suited for the Qatwali society and covered his face with a hood to creep into the city.
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  • The facility was funded in part by the city's recreation department, whose funds were, for the most part, generated from the highly profitable hot spring pool that operated year around at the edge of town.
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  • As Dean and his stepfather neared the bridge, they looked up to see a uniformed City of Ouray police man pointing at him.
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  • Do you guys bother with a trial around here or do you just draw lots and send us blood thirsty killers directly over to Cañon City?
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  • I bet you've seen stuff like that back East, seeing as you were a big city cop and all.
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  • My dearest Joshua has been absent for near a week now, bound to the duties of his calling, and those of his wife who is much involved in the charities of our city.
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  • Even Sheriff Jake Weller was there, and the city police chief and, in various costumes of night-wear, Fred, the Quincy sisters and Gladys Turnbull who'd let out a banshee scream that woke everyone but poor Edith Shipton, who'd never wake again.
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  • For the right man, she might give up the farm and go live in the city, but children?
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  • The city slicker and the country hick - even Josh had warned her.
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  • Keep to the eastern part of the city to reach the hospital.
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  • The emerops facility was across a field and a road then down a few blocks in the ghost town that was the city of Randolph on the eastern shores of the Mississippi.
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  • Everyone stays in the city or under it.
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  • Brady watched the helo lift off then turned to the abandoned city.
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  • It says it's at the edge of the city and open.
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  • Brady asked, gazing at the empty highway system on one side of them and the city on the other.
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  • "This is why the city looks abandoned," Elise mused.
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  • What if the entire city is down there?
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  • Brady reached the intersection and saw the tunnel running perpendicular opened into a crowded underground city.
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  • The buildings held lights and people, and the canal curved to the left, hiding the size of the city.
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  • This is a bunker city.
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  • He slung his weapon over his shoulder as they walked deeper into the underground city.
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  • There were five within two days of the underground city.
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  • Greene would level the city to get to her.
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  • We're now in a city along the Mississippi.
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  • I don't think you called in this strike, Brady answered, looking over the flattened city grimly.
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  • He motioned the PMF members behind him towards the city.
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  • Parkside was a small city of 40,000 located 50 miles northwest of Philadelphia.
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  • While it was close enough to catch broadcasts of Phillies baseball and Eagles football, it was far enough away to be isolated from most of the brutality associated with the city of Brotherly Love.
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  • The Byrne address was on the east side of town, but as Dean had time to kill, he decided to drive west to what the locals called the beltway, a loop road around the city.
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  • Police Headquarters was located in the center of town between the City Hall and the library, across from a well-kept park that contained the obligatory statue of a civil war hero.
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  • The hills and farmlands gradually turned to inner suburbia and then to the harshness of urban streets, choked tightly with the crush, smells and sounds of the city.
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  • World Wide Insurance Company was in the heart of Philadelphia, occupying a towering structure that glared down on city hall and a thousand tired buildings, many dating back to the horse-drawn carriage days.
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  • The late afternoon was delightful as he wound his way through the city streets north of town.
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  • Curiosity got the better of him and later, on a trip to Philadelphia, he checked the city's library.
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  • Detective Hunter pointed out the sights as they left the air­port and drove toward the center city police headquarters.
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  • Just tell her the Parkside Betterment Society voted for Billie and Willie to improve the city by getting lost.
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  • Byrne's description was far too common to stand out but no one recalled a man hurriedly leaving the city in the middle of the night, Tuesday-Wednesday.
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  • The entire city was deep in slumber with the exception of a crazy ex-running back and an exhausted cop intent on killing him.
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  • But back then he hadn't been dragged from a soft bed and the dream-movies of his mind to chase around the slums of his city.
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  • Atlantic City must have paid well this week.
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  • They don't stock the Parkside Sentinel in all the libraries around the country like they do the big city papers.
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  • "Mr. Jones," was Jack Webster, a local realtor, who was apparently having an affair with the wife of a city council member.
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  • He had spent his career in the city, the last seven months investigating the crime family as a part of a special task force.
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  • Dean expected a spirited argument at the very least, but tomorrow was Wednesday, Atlantic City day, and Fred needed a good night's sleep.
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  • Too bad it was Wednesday, Atlantic City day.
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  • It's the closest city with a World Wide branch to Parkside.
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  • The city had struggled through the drabness of poverty and job­lessness in an effort to raise itself from the ashes of long-dead industries.
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  • She went on to explain she had 68 apartments scat­tered about the city with 22 vacancies.
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  • Cleary had contacted her by telephone, saying he was looking for a furnished apartment to use when he traveled to the city.
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  • While Dean wasn't familiar with the city, the rental-car agent marked directions to the hospital morgue and he had no trouble locating it.
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  • He was clearly embarrassed and apologized to Dean on behalf of everyone in the Norfolk Police Department, the City of Norfolk and the entire south.
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  • St. Thomas the Apostle Church was a scrubbed-white structure looking like a New England calendar except for its city loca­tion.
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  • On Monday, three Colombians were brutally murdered in Philadelphia and their dis­membered body parts scattered like Easter eggs around the city of Brotherly Love.
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  • The streets of her city were no longer safe for women and children.
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  • Jonathan was a prince to behold, suave beyond description, and with silver-tongued oratory, he calmed the fears of an entire city.
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  • Yes, those city bad boys might continue to kill one another but the innocents of this fair city had little to fear for their own.
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  • They went through the motions of checking all the hotels and flophouses in the city, but no one had seen Homer in the days preceding his murder.
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  • Don't tell me the slots at Atlantic City paid off again.
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  • Dean had opted to pitch his tent in City Park.
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  • He trotted down the stairs from his palace to the apple orchard that stretched from his home to the imperial city beyond.
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  • The entire imperial city knew how taken he was with his mate.
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  • They left the orchard for the quiet city, which had not yet begun to awaken.
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  • Darian guided the horse through marble streets marked by statues of his forefathers and beyond the city into the wood running along a stream that ran through the immortal countryside.
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  • Maybe what happened in the country is happening in the city.
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  • She gazed at the city around them, startled to see buildings collapsing everywhere she looked.
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  • She couldn't see the poverty-stricken section of the city.
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  • She hurried to her feet and continued, heart racing as she ran through the city towards her home.
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  • The closer she got to the overcrowded, poor part of the city, the more people jammed the streets, shoving against her in an effort to escape the collapsing buildings.
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  • He didn't go the way they did but cut through an alley towards the center of the city.
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  • He ran through the city and into the apple orchard on the side of the city she'd only seen once, for peasants didn't go there.
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  • Jenn trotted through the orchard towards the city, energized by the plentiful magic in the world around her.
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  • The wall dividing the orchard from the city was the first thing she didn't remember.
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  • What peace she'd found in the familiar orchard fled as she looked at the charred, crumbling ruins of the once great city that lay beyond the wall.
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  • Before his enslavement, Darian had reigned over the city, as had his forefathers.
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  • She trotted through the streets, making her way through rubble and debris to the park in the center of the city.
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  • The orchards stretched from the palace to the city and had been open to the public for immortals all over to visit and enjoy.
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  • He made his way through the orchard and over the wall at the other end, stunned by the mess that had been the immortals' imperial city.
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  • Sofi concentrated on stepping through the rubble of what looked like a once-great city.
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  • The last day I remember her, she invited me to a picnic outside the city, near a stream.
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  • She could smell the sea; they were probably somewhere in the destroyed city.
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  • The orchard is right there on the edge of the city, Jenn answered.
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  • Glancing out a window, she confirmed they were in the city, somewhere near the center.
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  • When he opened his eyes, the three of them stood in the middle of the city.
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  • Despite the danger outside the walls, tension released her shoulders when she'd gone far enough to lose sight of the city's walls.
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  • The quiet city smelled of the ocean and the forest.
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  • The guards escorted him to a large hold at the center of the city.
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  • "If I…if I release you, you must swear not to tell your master of my city," she gasped.
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  • If you try to escape, a dozen guards will cut you down before you reach the city wall.
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  • Sirian and Rissa led him back to the impressive hold at the center of the city and up a set of stairs to the second level and down a wide hallway.
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  • Lines of tents were tucked between the outer wall of the city and the edge of the cliff.
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  • The heavy scent of fragrant sea swept over him, the chill of the ocean kept out of the city by its thick walls.
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  • He no longer questioned the need for such a trained, disciplined army, or the absence of able-bodied men within the city's walls.
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  • Vara slowed their horse, halting on the other side of the city, where wooden dwellings gave way to stone hovels.
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  • Hilden had greeted her at the walls and escorted her to the center of the city lest she be challenged by patrolling guards.
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  • He left her at the entrance to the city's hold, and she continued to her chambers unimpeded.
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  • Leave your city unprotected?
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  • We've tripled the guards atop them and gathered the people into the center of the city.
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  • No attack would reach the city's hold, but the sight confirmed Memon was not baiting the kingdom.
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  • Sirian paced a small underground cell beside the one Taran had occupied his first night in the city.
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  • We'll see them coming before they arrive, but the forest hides the armies south and north of the city too well.
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  • Swords flashing, they sprinted towards her and the center of the city only to be brought down by a flurry of arrows a dozen feet before her.
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  • Sirian moved all our armies too far south to recall them in time to save the city.
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  • The dwellings were alight and inns packed with refugees fleeing the eastern and southern portions of the city before they, too, died in the war.
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  • She rode through the city that bustled with ill- clad warriors and few others, unable to help feeling both disgust and pity for them.
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  • The city changed as she wandered the zigzag roads toward its center until she came upon an inner wall - -now open - -leading to stone structures gleaming with gold and silver artwork.
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  • The attack on the eastern wall is this evening; we can't hold the city.
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  • He trotted his way through the city to its center.
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  • Hilden will take you into the city, and your archers may watch me to ensure I do not venture closer to her than I am now.
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  • My guard will attend me into the city.
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  • He'd entered the city with the men he brought - -his personal guard - -and left only Vara with the queen.
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  • Yes. You would wait to seal him in the city?
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  • He struck off toward the hold at the center of the city, where Memon would be.
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  • My king, I've given you the city, haven't I?
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  • The people of Tiyan were gathered on the north side of the city, near the forest.
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  • The moon peered over the walls of the city, and he squinted toward it.
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  • He watched as fights broke out throughout the city.
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  • At long last, Vara appeared from the forest, barreling toward the city.
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  • Afraid of what he'd find, Taran strode to the center of the city.
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  • Katie called before Carmen left the airport and said she wanted to take the children to Silver Dollar City with her.
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  • She opened the mini blinds and looked down at the busy city six stories below.
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  • You're such a city girl.
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  • So he thought she was a city slicker, did he?
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  • Did you think you had city water clear out here?
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  • The problems of city life faded to nonexistence.
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  • He reached the hovel he shared with his mother beyond the edge of the city, where all those who lived in poverty were similarly exiled.
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  • It was the kind of finery she should be wearing, instead of being trapped in rags at the edge of the city.
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  • Most people saved that look for his mother while casting uncertain or suspicious looks at the masked child who followed her dutifully through the city.
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  • The tavern where the woman told him to go was in the center of the city.
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  • From this point, Xander was able to see most of the city, including the white dome of the palace at its center that marked the home of one of the three Gods that ruled the immortal realm.
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  • He'd never been to the middle of the city, mainly because it was walled off and guarded.
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  • Eden stood on top of the tavern overlooking the immortal city of the Grey God.
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  • The streets of the city were littered with dead.
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  • The city would be completely dead before morning, decimated within a day.
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  • Look how easy the city fell.
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  • "Because the worlds will end up like this," she said, indicating the city.
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  • The vamp army I created is gathering at the bridge on the western edge of the city.
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  • We've alerted the city.
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  • They were entering the city of Buena Park.
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  • He can level a city and walk away without caring about anyone who got hurt.
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  • Refounded by the Byzantines in the 6th century, the city disappeared from history at the time of the Arab conquest of the country in the 7th century.
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  • Of the numerous churches in the city the most interesting are the Stiftskirche, with two towers, a fine specimen of 15th-century Gothic; the Leonhardskirche, also a Gothic building of the 15th century; the Hospitalkirche, restored in 1841, the cloisters of which contain the tomb of Johann Reuchlin; the fine modern Gothic church of St John; the new Roman Catholic church of St Nicholas; the Friedenskirche; and the English church.
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  • The city contains a fine statue of Schiller, designed by Thorvaldsen; a bronze statue of Christopher, duke of Wurttemberg; a monument to the emperor William I.; an equestrian statue of King William I.
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  • The city also contains numerous excellent educational establishments, although the state university is not here but at Tubingen, and its conservatorium of music has long been renowned.
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  • His chief benefaction, however, was a bequest of $400,000 for the foundation and endowment of a public library in New York City, since known as the Astor library, and since 1895 part of the New York public library.
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  • Why all the cities of Greece dispute the honour of being his birthplace is because the Iliad and the Odyssey are not the work of one, but of many popular poets, and a true creation of the Greek people which is in every city of Greece.
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  • Having devoted much time to the study of the Latin writers, historians, orators and poets, and filled his mind with stories of the glories and the power of ancient Rome, he turned his thoughts to the task of restoring his native city to its pristine greatness, his zeal for this work being quickened by the desire to avenge his brother, who had been killed by a noble, a member of the ruling class.
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  • He became a notary and a person of some importance in the city, and was sent in 1343 on a public errand to Pope Clement VI.
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  • Returning to Rome about April 1344 he worked for three years at the great object of his life, the restoration of the city to its former position of power.
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  • He sought refuge in Naples, but soon he left that city and spent over two years in an Italian mountain monastery.
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  • The city stands at the head of a small valley, 11,380 ft.
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  • The principal part of the city lies between these two streams, with its great plaza in the centre.
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  • The houses of the city are built of stone, their walls commonly showing the massive masonry of the Incas at the bottom, crowned with a light modern superstructure roofed with red tiles.
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  • The Church has always exercised a dominating influence in this region, and the city has many churches and religious establishments.
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  • Ella seems now to have made peace with the exiled king Osberht, and their united forces succeeded in recovering the city.
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  • He was present at the siege of Rouen, and the king committed to him personally the negotiations for the surrender of the city in January 1419 and for the marriage of Katherine.
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  • The city is built on rolling ground about 900 ft.
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  • At Delaware, also, are the state industrial school for girls, a Carnegie library, the Edwards Young Men's Christian Association building and a city hospital.
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  • The city has railway shops and foundries, and manufactures furniture, carriages, tile, cigars and gas engines.
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  • A ruined castle, near the city, recalls its strategic importance in the 8th century, when Asturias, Galicia and Leon were the headquarters of resistance to the Moors.
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  • Astorga has been the see of a bishop since the 3rd century, and was formerly known as the City of Priests, from the number of ecclesiastics resident within its walls.
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  • The city confers the title of marquis on the Osorio family, the ruins of whose palace, sacked in 1810 by the French, are still an object of interest.
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  • The city of Leon, founded by Francisco Hernandez de Cordova in 1523, was originally situated at the head of the western bay of Lake Managua, and was not removed to its present position till 1610.
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  • Thomas Gage, who visited it in 1665, describes it as a splendid city; and in 1685 it yielded rich booty to William Dampier.
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  • Rudolph died at Spires on the 15th of July 1291 and was buried in the cathedral of that city.
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  • On the capture of that city by the Goths in 474 he was imprisoned, as he had taken an active part in its defence; but he was afterwards restored by Euric, king of the Goths, and continued to govern his bishopric as before.
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  • The large majority of the population of the city is Roman Catholic. 
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  • The naming of seven members of prominent Roman families, however, reversed the wise policy of his predecessor which had kept the dangerous factions of the city out of the curia.
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  • His concordat with Florence (1516) guaranteed the free election of the clergy in that city.
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  • On his return to his native city he devoted himself to mathematical research.
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  • Archimedes died at the capture of Syracuse by Marcellus, 212 B.C. In the general massacre which followed the fall of the city, Archimedes, while engaged in drawing a mathematical figure on the sand, was run through the body by a Roman soldier.
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  • After the fall of Rome he left the city at the head of 4000 volunteers, with the idea of joining the defenders of Venice, and started on that wonderful retreat through central Italy pursued by the armies of France, Austria, Spain and Naples.
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  • The city lies on the west side of the low island of Manzanillo, is bordered on the landward sides by swamp, and consists mainly of unimposing frame houses and small shops.
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  • The city's principal manufactures are beet sugar, barrels and other cooperage products, wagons, carriages, sleighs and agricultural implements.
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  • Mount Clemens was settled in 1802, was incorporated as a village in 1837, and was chartered as a city in 1879.
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  • It is served by the Missouri Pacific, the St Louis & San Francisco, the Missouri, Kansas & Texas, and the Kansas City Southern railways, and by interurban electric lines.
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  • The city has a fine court-house, a United States government building, a Carnegie library and a large auditorium.
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  • In 1871 Joplin was laid out and incorporated as a town; in 1872 it and a rival town on the other side of Joplin creek were united under the name Union City; in 1873 Union City was chartered as a ctiy under the name Joplin; and in 1888 Joplin was chartered as a city of the third class.
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  • William Livingston graduated at Yale College in 1741, studied law in the city of New York, and was admitted to the bar in 1748.
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  • The city is served by the Chesapeake & Ohio, and the Southern railways, and is best known as the seat of the University of Virginia, which was founded by Thomas Jefferson.
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  • The city owns its water-supply system and owns and operates its gas plant; an electric plant, privately owned, lights the streets and many houses.
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  • The site of the city was a part of the Castle Hill estate of Thomas Walker (1715-1794), an intimate friend of George Washington.
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  • In 1888 Charlottesville was chartered as a city administratively independent of the county.
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  • Finally, one of the most striking buildings in the city is the high school (1885) with its commanding tower.
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  • The nucleus of the city is built on a ridge of rock (Mount Sceberras) which runs like a tongue into the middle of a bay, which it thus divides into two harbours, the Grand Harbour to the east and the Marsamuschetto to the west, which are subdivided again by three other peninsulas into creeks.
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  • The influx of winter visitors adds to the wealth of the city.
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  • All the officers of administration were transferred from Murshidabad to Calcutta, which Hastings boasted at this early date that he would make the first city in Asia.
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  • The history of the city is unknown, though it is regarded as probable that it preserved its independence long after the Spaniards had taken possession of the rest of the district.
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  • Norfolk is the see of a Protestant Episcopal bishopric. The city has a public park of 110 acres and various smaller ones, and in the vicinity are several summer resorts, notably Virginia Beach, Ocean View, Old Point Comfort, Pine Beach and Willoughby Beach.
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  • The "Norfolk" navy yard is in the southern part of the city of Portsmouth.
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  • The city has immense coal piers.
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  • In 1900 the value of the factory products was $4,691,779; in 1905 it was $5,900,129, the city ranking third among the cities of the state in value of factory products.
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  • At the outbreak of the Civil War the city was abandoned, and the navy yard was burned by the Federals in April 1861; Norfolk was then occupied until the 9th of May 1862 by Virginia troops, first under General William Booth Taliaferro (1822-1898) and later under General Benjamin Huger (1806-1877).
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  • In return they usually had a house near the episcopal palace, a domain within and without the city, and sometimes the right to levy certain dues on the city.
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  • It was founded (perhaps on the site of an early Sicanian settlement) by colonists from Gela about 582 B.C., and, though the lastest city of importance founded by the Greeks in Sicily, soon acquired a position second to that of Syracuse alone, owing to its favourable situation for trade with Carthage and to the fertility of its territory.
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  • In the struggle between Syracuse and Athens (415-413) the city remained absolutely neutral.
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  • The most famous remains of the ancient city are the temples, the most important of which form a row along the low cliffs at the south end of the city.
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  • Of all these temples the oldest is probably that of Heracles, while the best preserved are those of Hera and Concordia, which are very similar in dimensions; the latter, indeed, a Some writers place Kamikos, the city of the mythical Sican Kokalos, on the site of Acragas or its acropolis; but it appears to have lain to the north-west, possiblyat Caltabellotta,lom.
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  • It was in the latter temple that the statue of the god by Myron stood; it had probably been carried off to Carthage, was given to the temple by P. Scipio Africanus from the spoils of that city and aroused the cupidity of Verres.
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  • The line of the city walls can be distinctly traced for most of the circuit, but the actual remains of them are inconsiderable.
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  • Bay City is served by the Michigan Central, the Pere Marquette, the Grand Trunk and the Detroit & Mackinac railways, and by lake steamers.
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  • The city extends for several miles along both sides of the river, and is in a good farming district, with which it is connected by stone roads.
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  • Among the public buildings are the Federal building, the city hall and the public library.
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  • The city has lumber and fishing interests (perch, whitefish, sturgeon, pickerel, bass, &c. being caught in Saginaw Bay), large machine shops and foundries (value of products in 1905, $ 1, 743, 1 55, or 31% of the total of the city's factory products), and various manufactures, including ships (wooden and steel), wooden ware, woodpipe, veneer, railroad machinery, cement, alkali and chicory.
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  • A salt basin underlies the city, and, next to the lumber industry, the salt industry was the first to be developed, but its importance has dwindled; the product value in 1905 being $20,098 out of $5,620,866 for all factory products.
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  • Near the city are valuable coal mines, and there is one within the city limits.
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  • The settlements of Lower Saginaw and Portsmouth were made in 1837, and were later united to form Bay City, which was incorporated as a village in 1859, and chartered as a city in 1865.
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  • In 1905 West Bay City (pop. 1900, 13,119) and Bay City were consolidated.
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  • After this the island began to furnish con siderable supplies of corn; it was treated as a conquered country, not containing a single free city, and the inhabitants were obliged to pay a tithe in corn and a further money contribution.
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  • It is an attractively built city, and has good mineral springs.
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  • Geneva has a public library, a city hospital and hygienic institute.
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  • It was chartered as a city in 1898.
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  • A new parliament was called to meet at Oxford, to avoid the influences of the city of London, where Shaftesbury had taken the greatest pains to make himself popular.
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  • An extensive system of city and suburban parks, connected by a series of beautiful drives, adds to the city's attractiveness.
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  • Among the public buildings are the city hall, the court house, the Federal building, the public library and an auditorium.
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  • The value of the city's factory products increased from $1,300,698 in 1900 to $1,918,362 in 1905, or 47 5%.
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  • The city's boundaries were enlarged in 1905.
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  • He organized the national guard, applied the civil constitution of the clergy, and regulated the finances of the city so as to tax the rich heavily and spare the poor.
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  • Then Chalier became the orator and leader of the Jacobins of Lyons, and induced the other revolutionary clubs and the commune of his city to arrest a great number of Royalists in the night of the 5th and 6th of February 1793.
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  • To the south and west of the city a large district is laid out as a park, where there is a statue to the memory of John Maurice of Nassau-Siegen (1604-1679), who governed Cleves from 1650 to 1679, and in the western part there are mineral wells with a pump room and bathing establishment.
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  • The city has a station on the North Western railway 32 m.
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  • The population of the nearest big city was growing.
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  • In 294 B.C. he was defeated at Mantineia by Demetrius Poliorcetes, who invaded Laconia, gained a second victory close to Sparta, and was on the point of taking the city itself when he was called t So Plut.
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  • Larnaca occupies the site of the ancient Citium, but the citadel of the ancient city was used to fill up the ancient harbour in 1879.
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  • The administration of the Servian railways has its factory for repairing engines and principal store of materials in the city, which also possesses an iron foundry.
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  • After the Turks were driven from the city in 1878, it was in many respects modernized; but something of its former character is preserved in the ancient Turkish palace, mosque and fountain, the maze of winding alleys and picturesque houses in the older quarters, and, on market days, by the medley of peasant costumes - Bulgarian, Albanian and Rumanian, as well as Servian.
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  • The ancient Roman city Naissus was mentioned as an important place by Ptolemy of Alexandria.
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  • Eastward of the present city, amongst the mounds and ruins of the old town, in a dilapidated chamber adjoining a bluedomed building over the grave of an imamzadeh, is the tomb of the astronomer-poet Omar Khayyam, an unsightly heap of plaster without inscription, and probably fictitious.
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  • Near it is the grave of the celebrated poet and mystic Farid ud din Attar, who was killed by the Mongols when they captured the city C. 1229.
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  • The city was again rebuilt, suffered again at the hands of the Mongols (1269) and from another great earthquake (1280), and never again rose to its former greatness.
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  • The city was almost totally destroyed by an earthquake in 1766, and again in 1797.
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  • A tramway connects the city with its port at the mouth of the Manzanares.
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  • "Next to being a citizen of the world," writes Thomas Hood in his Literary Reminiscences, " it must be the best thing to be born a citizen of the world's greatest city."
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  • In the local and municipal politics of Berlin again he took a leading part, and as a member of the municipal council was largely responsible for the transformation which came over the city in the last thirty years of the 19th century.
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  • In respect cf hospitals and the treatment of the sick his energy and knowledge were of enormous advantage to his country, both in times of peace and of war, and the unrivalled accommodation for medical treatment possessed by Berlin is a standing tribute to his name, which will be perpetuated in one of the largest hospitals of the city.
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  • In the ensuing party struggles the city passed under a tyrant, Theagenes (about 640), whose rule was too brief to produce great changes.
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  • In disgust, Descartes started for the west to take part in the siege of La Rochelle, and entered the city with the troops (October 1628).
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  • What might have happened we cannot tell; but Descartes threw himself on the protection of the French ambassador and the prince of Orange, and the city magistrates, from whom he vainly demanded satisfaction in a dignified letter,2 were snubbed by their superiors.
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  • 46, freed the city of Rome from the danger of inundation.
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  • In 1483-5486 Giuliano della Rovere (nephew of Pope Sixtus IV., and afterwards himself Pope Julius II.) caused the castle to be erected by Baccio Pontelli, a little to the east of the ancient city.
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  • The south-eastern portion of the city has been excavated only very partially.
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  • The city has extensive manufactures of heavy machinery, electric supplies, brass and copper products and silk goods.
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  • The city, settled in 1840 and named in honour of the merchant and philanthropist, Anson Green Phelps (1781-18J3), was originally a part of the township of Derby; it was chartered as a borough in 1864 and as a city in 1893, when the township of Ansonia, which had been incorporated in 1889, and the city were consolidated.
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  • Ivan had stopped at Tver, to murder St Philip, while on his way to destroy the second wealthiest city in his tsardom - Great Novgorod.
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  • After ravaging the land, his own land, like a wild beast, he entered the city on the 8th of January 1570, and for the next five weeks, systematically and deliberately; day after day, massacred batches of every class of the population.
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  • But in the ensuing summer, after a terrible outbreak of plague had ravaged the crowded city, the people became thoroughly demoralized.
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  • The city is the largest in British Columbia, and is the chief Canadian shipping port for Japan, China, Australia and the islands at which the C.P.R.
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  • Vancouver has well-paved streets and is well supplied with water, electric lighting, electric cars and all the improvements of a modern city.
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  • There is also fine sea-bathing at English Bay on the outskirts of the city.
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  • On each side, about half-way between the keep and the sea, these ravines are crossed by massive bridges, and on the farther side of the westernmost of these, away from the city, a large tower and other fortifications remain.
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  • The area of the ancient city is now called the Kaleh, and is inhabited by the Turks; eastward of this is the extensive Christian quarter, and beyond this again a low promontory juts northward into the sea, partly covered with the houses of a well-built suburb, which is the principal centre of commerce.
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  • It excited the admiration of Gonzales Clavijo, the Spanish envoy, when he passed through it on his way to visit the court of Timur at Samarkand (Clavijo, Historia del gran Tamorlan, p. 84); and Cardinal Bessarion, who was a native of the place, in the latter part of his life, when the city had passed into the hands of the Mahommedans, and he was himself a dignitary of the Roman Church, so little forgot the impression it had made upon him that he wrote a work entitled "The Praise of Trebizond" ('E-yac c uLovTpaire oiivros), which exists in manuscript at Venice.
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  • One of these is within the area of the old city, viz.
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  • Two lines of steamers, an English and a Turkish, furnish an inadequate service between Basra and Bagdad, but there is no steam navigation on the river above the latter city.
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  • Indeed, in the time of the caliphate this was the channel of the Tigris, and on its banks stood the important city of Wasit.
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  • Humacao was incorporated as a city in 1899.
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  • The word itself represents the Mongol Khan-Balik, "the city of the khan," or emperor, the title by which Peking continues, more or less, to be known to the Mongols and other northern Asiatics.
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  • A city occupying approximately the same site had been the capital of one of the principalities into which China was divided some centuries before the Christian era; and during the reigns of the two Tatar dynasties that immediately preceded the Mongols in northern China, viz.
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  • The latter selected a position a few hundred yards to the north-east of the old city of Chung-tu or Yenking, where he founded the new city of Ta-tu ("great capital"), called by the Mongols Taidu or Daitu, but also KhanBalik; and from this time dates the use of the latter name as applied to this site.
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  • The new city formed a rectangle, enclosed by a colossal mud rampart, the longer sides of which ran north and south.
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  • There were eleven city gates, viz.
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  • The size of the city was diminished by the retrenchment of nearly one-third at the northern end, which brought the enceinte more nearly to a square form.
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  • And this constitutes the modern (so-called) "Tatar city" of Peking, the south front of which is identical with the south front of the city of Kublai.
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  • It is the same that is usually called by Europeans "the Chinese city."
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  • The Prytaneum, mentioned by Pausanias, and probably the original centre of the ancient city, was situated somewhere east of the northern cliff of the Acropolis.
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  • Many authorities hold that the original Prytaneum of the Cecropian city must have been on the Acropolis.
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  • In 1897 the freedom of the city of Manchester was conferred upon him, and in 1900 he was elected master of Peterhouse, Cambridge.
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  • In 27 B.C. Augustus planted new colonists there, and divided the city into seven vici after the model of Rome, from which the names of the vici were borrowed.
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  • There were to be no half-measures now; the city was wiped out of existence with the exception of its temples and the house which had been Pindar's.
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  • He first went to take possession of the old Lydian capital Sardis, the headquarters of the Persian government on this side of the Taurus, and the strong city surrendered without a blow.
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  • Alexander entered Persis, the cradle of the Achaemenian house, and came upon fresh masses of treasure in the royal city, Persepolis.
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  • Jehlam), centred in the great city of Takkasila (Gr.
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  • This is about a semitone below the Diapason Normal, and a just minor third lower than the St Jacobi organ in the same city (1688), measured by Herr Schmahl, a' 489.2.
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  • It appears in early times, when Thessaly was mainly governed by a few aristocratic families, as an important city under the rule of the Aleuadae, whose authority extended over the whole district of Pelasgiotis.
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  • The inhabitants sided with Athens during the Peloponnesian War, and during the Roman invasion their city was of considerable importance.
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  • The name Larissa was common to many "Pelasgian" towns, and apparently signified a fortified city or burg, such as the citadel of Argos.
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  • The exiles dwelt at Tell-abib (" Hill of the flood "), one of the mounds or ruins made by the great floods that devastated the country,1 near the " river " Chebar (Kebar), probably a large canal not far south of the city of Babylon.
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  • Probably his judgment of the situation was correct; yet, in view of Sennacherib's failure at Jerusalem in 701 and of the admitted strength of the city, the hope of the Jewish nobles could not be considered wholly unfounded, and in any case their patriotism (like that of the national party in the Roman siege) was not unworthy of admiration.
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  • The prophet's thought is summed up in the name of the city: Yahweh Shammah, " Yahweh is there," God dwelling for ever in the midst of his people.
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  • As a member of the council of Madras he helped to defend the city against the French in 1759, and in July 1760 he went to Bengal as president of the council and governor of Fort William.
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  • It is served by the Southern, the Louisville & Nashville, the Seaboard Air Line, the Central of Georgia, the Alabama Great Southern (of the Queen & Crescent Route), the Illinois Central, the Atlanta, Birmingham & Atlantic, the Birmingham Southern (for freight only), and the Kansas City, Memphis & Birmingham (Frisco system) railways.
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  • Birmingham is situated in Jones Valley, between two mountains which lie south-east and north-west of the city.
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  • Immediately outside the city limits in 1905 there were many large manufactories, including the repair shops of the Southern railroad; iron and steel, car wheels and cotton-oil were among the products of the suburban factories.
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  • A short distance south of the city is Red Mountain, 25 m.
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  • The city has also a large trade in cotton, the annual receipts averaging about ioo,000 bales.
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  • The city is a product of the industrial transformation in the southern states since the Civil War.
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  • "Cyclopean" structures were discovered by Hahn at Kretzunista, Arinista, and other sites in the district of Argyrokastro; the walls, partly "Cyclopean," of an ancient city (perhaps Bullis) are visible at Gradisti on the Viossa.
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  • At Khimara (anc. Chimaera) the remains of an old Greek city may still be seen; at Santi Quaranta (anc. Onchesmos) the walls and towers of a later town are in good preservation.
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  • In 1081 the Normans under Robert Guiscard possessed themselves of Durazzo; Guiscard's son Bohemund defeated the Greeks in several battles and again (i 107) laid siege to Durazzo, which had been surrendered to them by treachery; failing to take the city, he retired to Italy in 1109.
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  • Its chief town and the residence of the governor used to be Joshekan-Kali, a large village with fine gardens, formerly famous for its carpets (kali), but now the chief place is Maimeh, a little city with a population of 2500, situated at an elevation of 6670 ft., about 63 m.
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  • A portion of Basil's new city was surrounded with strong walls and turned into a fortress by Justinian; and within the walls, rebuilt in the 13th and 16th centuries, lies the greater part of Kaisarieh, altitude 3500 ft.
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  • It was during the first Fronde that she lived at the Hotel de Ville and took the city of Paris as god-mother for the child born to her there.
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  • At its falls from Lake of the Woods is one of the greatest and most easily utilized water-powers in the world, and from falls lower down the river electric power for the city of Winnipeg is obtained.
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  • The highest level of the site of the city of Winnipeg is said to have been under 5 ft.
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  • Steamers run from Grand Rapids, through Lake Winnipeg, up Red river to the city of Winnipeg, important locks having been constructed on the river at St Andrews.
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  • In October 1738 he built another at Fort Rouge, at the junction of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, where is now the city of Winnipeg.
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  • The table given below will be useful in calculating the size of the radiating surface necessary to raise the temperature to the extent required when the external air is at freezing point (32° Fahr.): - At the city of Lockport in New York state, America, an interesting example of the direct app of Lockport.
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  • Three Oecumenical Conferences have been held - two at City Road, London, in and 1901, and one at Washington in 1891.
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  • He also was provost of Edinburgh at various times, and it is a remarkable instance of the esteem in which the lairds of Merchiston were held that three of them in immediate lineal succession repeatedly filled so important an office during perhaps the most memorable period in the history of the city.
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  • The parks are a fine feature of the city; by its charter a fixed percentage of all expenditures for public improvements must be used to purchase park land.
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  • Architectural variety and solidity are favoured in the buildings of the city by a wealth of beautiful building stones of varied colours (limestones, sandstones, lavas, granites and marbles), in addition to which bricks and Roman tiles are employed.
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  • The libraries of the city contain an aggregate of some 300,000 volumes.
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  • The prosperity of the city depends on that of the rich mining country about it, on a very extensive wholesale trade, for which its situation and railway facilities admirably fit it, and on its large manufacturing and farming interests.
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  • The principal industry is the smelting and refining of lead, and the smelting works are among the most interesting sights of the city.
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  • The assessed valuation of property in the city in 1905 was $115,338,920 (about the true value), and the bonded debt $1,079,595.
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  • A city government was organized in December 1859; and continued under a reincorporation effected by the first territorial legislature of 1861.
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  • This body adjourned from Colorado City, nominally the capital, to Denver, and in 1862 Golden was made the seat of government.
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  • Until 1870, when it secured a branch railway from the Union Pacific line at Cheyenne (Wyoming), the city was on one side of the transcontinental travelroutes.
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  • In the 'seventies all the facilities of a modern city - gas, street-cars, water-works, telephones - were introduced.
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  • The city throve on the freighting trade of the mines.
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  • The 'eighties were notable for great real estate activity, and the population of the city increased 199.5% from 1880 to 1890.
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  • "The rule of dissolute bishops, and the example of a turbulent and immoral clergy, had poisoned the morals of the city.
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  • 1 Calvin suggested that men of known worth should be appointed in different quarters of the city to report to the ministers those persons in their district who lived in open sin; that the ministers should then warn such persons not to come to the communion; and that, if their warnings were unheeded, discipline should be enforced.
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  • In 1538 the ministers took upon themselves to refuse to administer the Lord's Supper in Geneva because the city, as represented by its council, declined to submit to church discipline.
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  • He gave its Church a trained ministry, its homes an educated people who could give a reason for their faith, and the whole city an heroic soul which enabled the little town to stand forth as the citadel and city of refuge for the oppressed Protestants of Europe."
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  • Huguenot churches were formed on Staten Island, New York, in 1665; in New York City in 1683; at Charleston, South Carolina, in 1686; at Boston, Massachusetts, in 1687; at New Rochelle, New York, in 1688; and at other places.
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  • In New York City, Francis Doughty preached to Puritan Presbyterians in 1643; in 1650 he was succeeded by Richard Denton (1586-1662).
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  • The Anti-Burgher Synod sent Alexander Gellatly and Andrew Arnot in 1752, and two years later they organized the Associate Presbytery of Pennsylvania; they were joined in 1757 by the Scotch Church in New York City, which.
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  • The older part of the city and the principal business and manufacturing district occupies the low lands; the newer part, chiefly residential, is built upon the heights.
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  • The northern part of the city was the village of Lansingburg (pop. 1900, 12,595) until 1901, when with parts of the towns of Brunswick and North Greenbush it was annexed to Troy.
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  • An area of 175 acres is comprised in the city's parks, the largest of which are Prospect Park and Beman Park.
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  • The county-seat was established here in 17 9 3, and Troy was incorporated as a village in 1794 and was chartered as a city in 1816.
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  • In the centre of the city the Via Aemilia widens out into the Piazza Garibaldi, a large square which contains the Palazzo del Governo and the Palazzo Municipale, both dating from 1627.
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  • In 1307 the city became a lordship for Giberto da Correggio, who laid the basis of its territorial power by conquering Reggio, Brescello and Gaustalla, and was made commander-in-chief of the Guelphs by Robert of Apulia.
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  • It is served by the Morris & Essex division of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western railway and by the Orange branch of the Erie (the former having three stations in the city - Grove Street, East Orange and Brick Church), and is connected with Newark, Orange and West Orange by electric line.
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  • The city covers an area of about 4 sq.
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  • The public school system is excellent, and the city has a Carnegie library (1903), with more than 22,000 volumes in 1907.
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  • Among the principal buildings are several attractive churches, the city hall, and the club-house of the Woman's Club of Orange.
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  • The total value of the city's factory products in 1905 was $2,326,552.
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  • Four years later East Orange was chartered as a city.
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  • He was elected member for the city of Dublin in 1761, his colleague in the representation being the recorder, Henry Grattan's father.
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  • Other river ports, of less importance, are Concordia on the Uruguay river, San Nicolas and Campana on the Parana river, Santa Fe on the Salado, a few miles from the Parana, the city of Parana on the Parana river, and Gualeguay on the Gualeguay river.
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  • Finding their comrades did not return, Irala and his companions determined to descend the river, and on their downward journey opposite the mouth of the river Pilcomayo, finding a suitable site for colonizing, they founded (1536) what proved to be the first permanent Spanish settlement in the interior of South America, the future city of Asuncion (15th August 1536).
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  • In 1573 Juan de Garay, at the head of an expedition despatched from Asuncion, founded the city of Santa Fe near the abandoned settlements of San Espiritu and Corpus Christi.
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  • In 1553 an expedition from Peru made their way through the mountain region and founded the city of Santiago del Estero, that of Tucuman in 1565, and that of Cordoba in 1573.
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  • Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay rose in armed revolt, and finally established themselves as separate republics, whilst the city of Buenos Aires itself was torn with faction and the scene of many a sanguinary fight.
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  • Negotiations were now opened by the government with the provincial authorities for the disarmament of the city and province of Buenos Aires, but they led to nothing.
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  • The The national government and the twelve provinces forming the Cordoba League, were ranged on one side; the city and province of Buenos Aires and the province of Corrientes on the other.
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  • In the city and province of Buenos Aires, plenty of volunteers offered their services, and an army of some twenty-five thousand men was quickly raised, but they were armed with old-fashioned weapons and there was only a limited supply of ammunition.
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  • On 23rd July the surrender of the city was demanded and obtained.
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  • One of the first notable acts of the Roca administration was to declare the city of Buenos Aires the property of the national government.
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  • Two days of desultory street fighting ensued, during which the fleet began to bombard the city, but was compelled to desist by the interference of foreign men-of-war, on the ground that the bombardment was.
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  • It was a rectangular platform on which the standard of the city and an altar were erected; priests held services on the altar before the battle, and the trumpeters beside them encouraged the fighters to the fray.
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  • In battle the carroccio was surrounded by the bravest warriors in the army and it served both as a rallying-point and as the palladium of the city's honour; its capture by the enemy was regarded as an irretrievable defeat and humiliation.
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  • Morelia is served by a branch of the Mexican National railway; its station is outside the city, with which it is connected by a small tramway line.
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  • The city is built on a rocky hill rising from the Guayangareo valley, which gives to it a strikingly picturesque appearance.
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  • The Morelianos are noted for their love of music, and musical competitions are held each year, the best band being sent to the city of Mexico to compete with similar organizations from other states.
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  • The city's manufactures idclude cotton, woollen and silk textiles, cigars and cigarettes, and dulces, or sweetmeats, Morelia being noted throughout Mexico for the latter, particularly for a variety called Guayabate.
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  • It was the birthplace of both Morelos and Iturbide, and was captured by Hidalgo at the beginning of the revolutionary outbreak of 1810-1 1, and by Iturbide in 1821 when on his march to Mexico City, where he was crowned emperor.
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  • Although under the sway of the dukes of Pomerania, the city was able to maintain a marked degree of independence, which is still apparent in its municipal privileges.
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  • He was to seize the old city, and they were to come to his aid on the same day with seventy vessels.
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  • The Guaira river, a branch of the Tuy, traverses the plain from west to east, and flows past the city on the south.
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  • Among its many small tributaries are the Catuche, Caroata and Anauco, which flow down through the city from the north and give it a natural surface drainage.
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  • The city is built at the narrow end of the valley and at the foot of the Cerro de Avila, and stands from 2887 to 3442 ft.
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  • The city is built with its streets running between the cardinal points of the compass and crossing each other at right angles.
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  • Two intersecting central streets also divide the city into four sections, in each of which the streets are methodically named and numbered, as North 3rd, 5th, 7th, &c., or West 2nd, 4th, 6th, &c., according to direction and location.
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  • The principal square is the Plaza de Bolivar, the conventional centre of the city, in which stands a bronze equestrian statue of Bolivar, and on which face the cathedral, archbishop's residence, Casa Amarilla, national library, general post office and other public offices.
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  • The Independencia Park, formerly called Calvario Park, which occupies a hill on the west side of the city, is the largest and most attractive of the public gardens.
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  • The city is generously provided with all the modern public services, including two street car lines, local and long distance telephone lines, electric power and light, and waterworks.
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  • The city was almost totally destroyed by the great earthquake of 1812.
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  • During the draft riots in July he proclaimed the city and county of New York in a state of insurrection, but in a speech to the rioters adopted a tone of conciliation - a political error which injured his career.
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  • The emperor Hadrian, when he rebuilt the city, changed the name to Aelia Capitolina.
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  • The city stands on a rocky plateau, which projects southwards from the main line of hills.
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  • The limited knowledge which we possess of the original features of the ground within the area of the city makes a reconstruction of the topographical history of the latter a difficult task; and, as a natural result, many irreconcilable theories have been suggested.
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  • The only known spring existing at present within the limits of the city is the "fountain of the Virgin," on the western side of the Kidron valley, but there may have been others which are now concealed by the accumulations of rubbish.
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  • The exact position of the Jebusite city is unknown; some authorities locate it on the western hill, now known as Zion; some on the eastern hill, afterwards occupied by the Temple and the city of David; while others consider it was a double settlement, one part being on the western, and the, other on the eastern hill, separated from one another by the Tyropoeon valley.
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  • He established his royal city on the eastern hill close to the site of the Jebusite Zion, while Jebus, the town on the western side of the Tyropoeon valley, became the civil city, of which Joab, David's leading general, was appointed governor.
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  • David surrounded the royal city with a wall and built a citadel, probably on the site of the Jebusite fort of Zion, while Joab fortified the western town.
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  • North of the city of David, the king, acting under divine guidance, chose a site for the Temple of Jehovah, which was erected with great magnificence by Solomon.
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  • Joash, king of Israel, captured the city from Amaziah, king of Judah, and destroyed part of the fortifications, but these were rebuilt by Uzziah, the son of Amaziah, who did much to restore the city to its original prosperity.
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  • Nebuchadrezzar placed in the city a garrison which appears to have been quartered on the western hill, while the eastern hill on which were the Temple and the city of David was left more or less desolate.
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  • We have no information regarding Jerusalem during the period of the captivity, but fortunately Nehemiah, who was permitted to return and rebuild the defences about 445 B.C., has given a fairly clear description of the line of the wall which enables us to obtain a good idea of the extent of the city at this period.
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  • A gate in the valley, known as the Fish Gate, opened on a road which, leading from the north, went down the Tyropoeon valley to the southern part of the city.
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  • Westward of this gate the wall followed the south side of the valley which joined the Tyropoeon from the west as far as the north-western corner of the city at the site of the present Jaffa Gate and the socalled tower of David.
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  • After the restoration of the walls of Jerusalem by Nehemiah, a considerable number of Jews returned to the city, but we know practically nothing of its history for more than a century until, in 332 B.C., Alexander the Great conquered Syria.
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  • But his successors did not act with similar leniency; when the city was captured by Ptolemy I., king of Egypt, twelve years later, the fortifications were partially demolished and apparently not again restored until the period of the high priest Simon II., who repaired the defences and also the Temple buildings.
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  • In 168 B.C. Antiochus Epiphanes captured Jerusalem, destroyed the walls, and devastated the Temple, reducing the city to a worse position than it had occupied since the time of the captivity.
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  • Other writers again have placed the Acra on the eastern side of the hill upon which the church of the Holy Sepulchre now stands, but as this point was probably quite outside the city at the time of Antiochus Epiphanes, and is at too great a distance from the Temple, it can hardly be accepted.
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  • The Greeks held out for a considerable time, but had finally to surrender, probably from want of food, to Simon Maccabaeus, who demolished the Acra and cut down the hill upon which it stood so that it might no longer be higher than the Temple, and that there should be no separation between the latter and the city.
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