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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  • 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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  • We have a hospital report from inner city Cleveland.
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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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  • 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 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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  • 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 gate, I suppose, is New York City, and Freedom is the great statue of Liberty.
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  • Everything is quiet in the city and there is not the slightest danger.
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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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  • His plays run in every major city in the English-speaking world, and Hollywood makes movies of them—good movies!
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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 joined crowds of people milling through downtown Crystal City to see the Christmas displays and shop.
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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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  • The grey skies of winter and grey cement of the city depressed her.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • This is a bunker city.
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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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  • The city covers an area of about 4 sq.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • It is an attractively built city, and has good mineral springs.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Herod again raised the city to the position of an important capital, restoring the fortifications, and rebuilding the Temple from its foundations.
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  • He explains clearly how Titus, beginning his attack from the north, captured the third or outer wall, then the second wall,'` and finally the fortress of Antonia, the Temple, and the upper city.
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  • The new city was called Aelia Capitolina.
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  • The exact size of the city is not known, but it probably extended as far as the present north wall of Jerusalem and included the northern part of the western hill.
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  • The Jews were forbidden to reside in the city, but Christians were freely admitted.
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  • The next important epoch in building construction at Jerusalem was about 460, when the empress Eudocia visited Palestine and expended large sums on the improvement of the city.
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  • Since that time, except from 1229 to 12 3 9, and from 124 3 to 1244, the city has been held by the Mahommedans.
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  • The city is connected with its port, Jaffa, by a carriage road, 41 m., and by a metre-gauge railway, 54 m., which was completed in 1892, and is worked by a French company.
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  • Within the city the principal streets have been roughly paved, and iron bars placed across the narrow alleys to prevent the passage of camels.
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  • There is no municipal water-supply, and the main drain of the city discharges into the lower pool of Siloam, which has become an open cesspit.
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  • Amongst the more important buildings for ecclesiastical and philanthropic purposes erected to the north of the city since 1860 are the Russian cathedral, hospice and hospital; the French hospital of St Louis, and hospice and church of St Augustine; the German schools, orphanages and hospitals; the new hospital and industrial school of the London mission to the Jews; the Abyssinian church; the church and schools of the Church missionary society; the Anglican church, college and bishop's house; the Dominican monastery, seminary and church of St Stephen; the Rothschild hospital and girls' school; and the industrial school and workshops of the Alliance Israelite.
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  • South of the city are the Armenian monastery of Mount Zion and Bishop Gobat's school.
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  • The climate is naturally good, but continued neglect of sanitary precautions has made the city unhealthy.
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  • The unhealthiness of the city is chiefly due to want of proper drainage, impure drinkingwater, miasma from the disturbed rubbish heaps, and contaminated dust from the uncleansed roads and streets.
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  • These formed a single building, which was still intact goo years ago, and was used as the mosque of the then existing city of Istakhr.
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  • This accounts for the fact that the Greeks were not acquainted with the city until it was taken and plundered by Alexander the Great.
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  • But whether the city really bore the name of the people and the country is another question.
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  • The city must have gradually declined in the course of time; but the ruins of the Achaemenidae remained as a witness to its ancient glory.
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  • During the following centuries Istakhr gradually declines, until, as a city, it ceased to exist.
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  • This was the first Canaanite city to be attacked and reduced by the victorious Israelites.
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  • His great fame as a professor of civil law at the university of Bologna caused Balduinus to be elected podestd of the city of Genoa, where he was entrusted with the reforms of the law of the republic. He died at Bologna in 1225, and has left behind him some treatises on procedure, the earliest of their kind.
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  • No trace exists of the splendour of the ancient city, with its regular streets, well-ordered plan and numerous public buildings.
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  • The modern city of Rhodes is in general the work of the Knights of St John, and has altogether a medieval aspect.
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  • The picturesque fortifications also by which the city is surrounded remain almost unaltered as they were in the 15th century.
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  • The only relics of classical antiquity are the numerous inscribed altars and bases of statues, as well as architectural fragments, which are found scattered in the courtyards and gardens of the houses in the extensive suburbs which now surround the town, the whole of which were comprised within the limits of the ancient city.
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  • Four years later the inhabitants for the most part abandoned their former residences and concentrated in the newly founded city of Rhodes.
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  • In the 4th century its political development was arrested by constant struggles between oligarchs and democrats, who in turn brought the city under the control of Sparta (4 12 -395, 39 1 -37 8), of Athens (395-39 1, 37 8 -357), and of 'the Carian dynasty of Maussollus (357-340).
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  • A severe blow was struck against the city in 43 by C. Cassius, who besieged and ruthlessly plundered the people for refusing to submit to his exactions.
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  • Protogenes embellished the city with his paintings, and Chares of Lindus with the celebrated colossal statue of the sun-god, which was 105 ft.
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  • The Brisbane river, falling into Moreton Bay, is important chiefly from the fact that the city of Brisbane is situated on its banks.
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  • Ballarat, the second city of Victoria, lies above 100 m.
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  • A reward of £io,000 having been offered by the legislature of South Australia to the first man who should traverse the whole continent from south to north, starting from the city of Adelaide, Mr Stuart resolved to make the attempt.
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  • Sydney was the centre of the disturbance, and the city was in a state of industrial siege, feeling running to dangerous extremes.
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  • It contains few old buildings, though relics of antiquity are often found on the abandoned site of the old city.
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  • The state house, built of granite quarried in the vicinity, occupies a commanding site along the south border of the city, and in it is the state library.
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  • The Lithgow library is a city public library.
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  • Among other prominent buildings are the court house, the post office and the city hall.
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  • In 1754, however, their heirs brought about the erection here of Fort Western, the main building of which is still standing at the east end of the bridge, opposite the city hall.
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  • It became the county-seat in 1799; was chosen by the Maine legislature as the capital of the state in 1827, but was not occupied as such until the completion of the state house in 1831; and was chartered as a city in 1849.
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  • Being detected, he fled in order to escape punishment, but returned when Athenion (or Aristion), a bitter opponent of the Romans, had made himself tyrant of the city with the aid of Mithradates.
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  • During this time he went from one city to the other, according as the danger was more pressing, and constantly displayed an admirable zeal and an imperturbable energy.
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  • The city manufactures cotton seed.
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  • On the 14th of February 1540 he entered Ghent at the head of a large army and visited the city with severe punishment.
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  • He was made commander-in-chief of both the military and naval forces with supreme authority, and in his hands was placed the final appointment to all political and judicial posts and to vacant city magistracies.
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  • Alexander Ghent had fallen into the hands of John Casimir, Farnese and under his armed protection a fierce and intolerant governor= Calvinism reigned supreme in that important city.
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  • Among the industrial establishments of the city are stove and range factories, flour mills, rolling mills, distilleries, breweries, shoe factories, copper refining works, nail and tack factories, glass works and agricultural implement factories.
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  • The value of the city's factory products increased from $2,873,334 in 1900 to $4,356,615 in 1905 or 51.6%.
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  • Belleville is in a rich agricultural region, and in the vicinity there are valuable coal mines, the first of which was sunk in 1852; from this dates the industrial development of the city.
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  • Belleville was first settled in 1813, was incorporated as a city in 1850, and was re-incorporated in 1876.
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