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  • She slid over, cuddling close to him, her head on his pillow.
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  • For one terrifying moment the enormity of what they had done brought her close to panic.
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  • He took Carmen by the hand and leaned close to her ear.
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  • The shopping trip was exciting because it was so close to Christmas, but otherwise uneventful.
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  • Lifting the covers, he climbed into bed and moved close to her.
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  • She cuddled close to him and lifted her face for his affection.
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  • It was wandering around, getting close to Destiny.
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  • Isn't it getting close to her bedtime?
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  • Reaching up, she turned off the light and then moved close to him, unbuttoning his shirt.
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  • It must be nice having your land so close to the park.
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  • One evening, close to suppertime, Lisa, Tammy and Sarah were lounging around the pool.
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  • It's getting close to supper, so I'd better go in.
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  • Anyway, hadn't Giddon said that he wouldn't let anything happen to her as long as she was close to him?
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  • She snuggled close to him and his lips found hers again.
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  • When she decided Yancey wasn't around, she started down the path, keeping close to the trees without breaking her promise not to wander in the woods.
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  • She was close to realizing a lifetime goal.
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  • I'm too close to my goal to give up now.
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  • She was so close to achieving her goal.
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  • You're asking me to drop everything when I'm so close to achieving my goal.
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  • Without a word, he backed the car until they were close to the one that had pulled out in front of them.
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  • In such a small town, there couldn't be many positions, and the pay wouldn't come close to what she was making in Tulsa.
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  • I talked to the school and they let me take the finals, since I was so close to completing school.
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  • He told me to stay close to the wagons.
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  • Fritz and Royce were squatted close to the fire, probably not wanting to get far from the food.
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  • Good, now stick close to the wagons.
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  • Keep your rifles ready and stay close to each other.
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  • They climbed the dune and kneeled close to the top.
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  • But the black rocks sucked the heat in and held it close to the earth.
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  • That was as close to praise as she was likely to get from him and she smiled her appreciation.
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  • Some people lived their entire lives without ever being close to anyone.
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  • The next day Cade worked close to the house - trying to keep an eye on her, no doubt.
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  • Her arms slid around his neck of their own volition and she pressed close to him passionately returning his affection.
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  • It was the first occasion the dream took place close to the present time; less than four years ago!
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  • Each of us could find separate areas to be alone but remain close to each other.
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  • My mind wasn't close to understanding the ramifications.
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  • No one has ever come this close to catching me!
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  • Quinn bent close to his wife and whispered something in her ear.
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  • Previously, he'd carefully planned his abductions and never came close to getting caught.
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  • None came close to the successful track record of those tips identified as coming from the notorious Psychic Tipster.
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  • As for true abductions; we've located close to fifty.
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  • He swore the tip came from someone, unidentified, but close to the rapper.
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  • He's the only one who is a direct threat and that's due to our coming so close to getting him in the past.
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  • Perhaps I was being unfair but everything we'd been able to do was close to ending with a sad whimper, due to the greed of this woman.
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  • My wife began to cry and snuggled close to me.
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  • Was it because all the stupid clones out there who read this trash lack the brains to come close to finding her?
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  • Howie always has the option of quitting and denying he's the tipster if someone comes close to revealing him.
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  • I was fumbling with the window when I heard heavy footsteps move close to my door.
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  • Molly moved close to her and put her arm about her waist.
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  • I've found four unsolved abductions over a six year period that look very close to his work.
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  • Might he be nearly as close to us as Owen Bryce had been?
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  • Molly looked close to tears when she returned and handed me the instrument.
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  • I could tell from Julie's voice, she was either crying of close to it.
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  • Her murder wasn't close to his style nor was she the right age.
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  • Here I am, so close to the tipster I can smell her; or him.
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  • Each time I've come close to being apprehended, I cunningly slipped away.
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  • We were content to allow him this small title of uniqueness knowing it was killing him to be so close to a scientific miracle with hands tied and mouth gagged against announcing his findings to the world.
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  • I knew he wanted to remain close to Julie so I said nothing further about trying to go back.
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  • It's in the newspapers and magazines but no one but only I with my brilliance have come close to finding the secret!
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  • Try as I might, I couldn't fix the time or the location anywhere close to the present where we wanted to be.
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  • She waited until she was certain he was distracted before she crept across the apartment, keeping as close to the wall farthest from him as possible.
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  • He hadn't thought it as harsh as it was, just like he thought nothing of killing anything in his path, but seeing the look on a normal human's face reminded him he'd been close to losing what humanity he possessed for quite a while.
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  • Yully moved towards him and dragged his fevered body close to the fire again.
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  • In her haste to be close to him, she'd planted a shoulder in his injured chest.
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  • Jule obliged quickly, unwilling to keep the vamp close to his brothers' mates longer than necessary.
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  • He took his place on the sparring field, and Grande leaned close to her.
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  • Will he ever be close to the man I knew?
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  • The Dark One likes to control those close to him.
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  • She crossed her arms, close to panicking.
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  • You were so close to the end, we couldn't take a chance.
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  • But she did want to feel him close to her.
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  • You ain't never poked around in my past and I've sort of kept my business close to the vest.
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  • They had compared Martha's drawing to the contour maps of the area back at Bird Song and decided this was as close to the general area of the mine that any type of roadway touched.
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  • Cynthia scrunched close to Dean's ear, trying to hear the conversation, and offered a word or two as well.
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  • Fitzgerald moved too close to Dean.
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  • They were close to wrapping up the session when deputy Lydia Larkin moved quietly into the room.
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  • One look at Dean told her she was getting close to home.
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  • Even with his poor eye for such things, Dean could see that it was far lovelier that anything close to what their budget could have afforded.
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  • His suspicions concerning Lydia's actions and his continued silence in not reporting them came too close to involving him as an accessory in whatever she might have done.
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  • Half her face was knotted with horrible scars, the other half displaying skin close to the same shade as the white pillowcase beneath her.
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  • Gabriel said nothing, sensing the half-demon's explosive temper was close to the surface.
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  • His scent and heat, the warmth of his magic, the heady sensations of being so close to him … She concentrated on placing her feet and not on his body.
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  • Meeting the Dark One so close to the fortress, then, was not an option.
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  • She gripped his arms and pressed close to him, her warm lips seeking his.
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  • He sighed heavily and rolled over, putting an arm around Carmen's waist and snuggling close to her.
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  • One flip of the switch and she retraced her steps, quietly slipping under the covers to snuggle close to Alex again.
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  • Capturing his neck in the noose of her arms, she snuggled her body close to his.
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  • She was too close to her due date to be running around in the hills.
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  • They found the bull close to the spring, dead and partially consumed, his horns still entangled in brush.
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  • Dawn and Random snorted and crowded close to Princess.
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  • The whole thing didn't take more than an hour, and she delivered a baby weighing close to seventy-five pounds.
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  • After he had been gone for a few minutes, Carmen dragged a chair up close to Alex.
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  • Finally, taking a deep breath, she walked close to the bathroom and leaned against the wall.
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  • She snuggled close to him.
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  • She commiserated with the brown-tinged blossoms left behind by other customers who didn't want to be so close to death.
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  • You are close to crossing the line where you mess with the Future.
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  • After awakening feeling at peace, he was close to pulling a Rhyn and decimating the world around him in an explosion of raw fury.
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  • Gabriel's temper was close to boiling over, for the umpteenth time since he inherited the responsibilities of Death.
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  • The past few months, I've come close to breaking it hundreds of times to keep the underworld from shutting down.
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  • He appeared to be close to eleven or twelve.
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  • She crossed her arms, too aware of how close to the bed she stood.
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  • She stopped a dozen meters before the edge of the forest, wondering if there was any sort of hazard in being so close to whatever it was causing the lake to be green in the first place.
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  • He'd come close to saying too much since arriving at the beach.
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  • Perhaps he feared getting close to her if she was going to die in a few months, seeing as how past-Deidre crushed his heart, too.
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  • At close to seven feet with eyes and hair blacker than night and a permanent scowl, he was what most expected Death to look like.
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  • He was close to seven feet tall, with chiseled features and eyes as black as eternity.
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  • Mercifully, he said nothing, only stood close to her and stared into the same sky.
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  • Hannah stood close to her, and Katie stared at the door, willing their fire to keep the demons at bay.
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  • Everyone who had ever been close to him died horribly.
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  • Kris had come close to breaking the Immortal rules or his own oaths to his father.
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  • He raised an eyebrow, his chin lifting in what she recognized as a look very close to commanding.
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  • Bird Song's going to be close to empty for a few more days until the ice climbers arrive.
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  • Fred was so close to her she couldn't refuse his outstretched hand.
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  • Donnie sat close to his mother doing a Denver Post crossword puzzle.
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  • It makes me feel really close to her.
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  • Fred leaned close to Dean.
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  • But he was standing very close to her.
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  • But Dean stood too close to the back of her chair for her to move.
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  • The young boy snuggled close to his father.
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  • She must have lived close to the stables but there's no telling where she worked.
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  • The state boys figure I'm too close to you to be what somebody calls 'objective'.
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  • I didn't want to say it, but I saw her, real close to where Shipton fell.
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  • As Dean drew close to Bird Song, he resolved to ask his wife point blank if she witnessed Donnie Ryland cutting his stepfather's climbing rope in an attempt to send him to his death.
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  • They were silent for a few moments before he asked, "If you were that close to where Shipton fell, you must have seen Edith."
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  • Although he was close to passing out from lack of air, Connor rasped, "Got it."
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  • Because I was afraid to get close to you.
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  • And are you still afraid to get close to me?
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  • Jackson leaned close to her.
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  • He rolled onto his back pulling her close to his chest.
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  • I can honestly say she has never even come close to being in love.
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  • She moved close to the bars and sat, never losing his gaze, then tilted her head and let out a soft whimper.
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  • Elisabeth moved close to him and lay down again with her head in his lap.
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  • Wait. How did she morph into a wolf, it's not even close to a full moon?
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  • Each cleansing lick from the doe nearly knocked them off their feet, but they staggered close to her for more nourishment.
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  • I think this one is getting close to delivering.
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  • She gently removed his hand from her waist and stepped away from him, repeating the statement in a voice close to a shout.
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  • We've all been keeping our noses too close to the grindstone.
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  • She stepped in between them again, distracting Alex to the point that Josh came close to hitting him.
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  • The goats were staying close to the house today.
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  • It was getting close to feeding time.
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  • He normally keeps the commander close to him.
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  • Well, Dan, it's good for you to know I can put you close to death.
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  • She'd never been so close to a man.
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  • Is that close to what I said?
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  • They were close to her condo; she drove the massive Sky Bridge every day to get to work.
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  • She'd been too tired and cold to remember just how close to home she was.
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  • There are a lot of swamps in Arkansas, so just stick as close to the roads as you can.
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  • The place where Katie touched him in his dream stung.  Rhyn moved out of the drizzle, close to the fire, and peeled off his shirt.  There was a welt resembling a bee sting where she'd touched him.
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  • He moved forward until the sound of the sea and the firmness of the sand suggested he was close to the water's edge.
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  • She named a salary figure close to the small amount Dean drew from the Parkside Police Department.
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  • She was close to completing training to become a physical therapist and would graduate at the end of the summer.
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  • Vinnie sounded close to tears as he coughed on another of Ethel's cigarette butts.
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  • Jonathan Winston never flinched and his smile remained in place as he moved very close to Vinnie, nearly touching him.
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  • He rents an address, not too close to Parkside but not too far away, like maybe Scranton!
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  • Scranton is close to where he grabbed the dough.
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  • Not even close to the same description.
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  • They parked close to the building and, leaving the engine running, Dean made a dash for the office.
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  • They decided against it, cautious about frightening off Byrne if he should get wind of the search and realize someone was this close to finding him.
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  • I'll bet it's close to Interstate 70.
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  • One minute he'd be drinking in the beauty of the countryside and the next feeling a wave of anxiety, realizing what had begun as a mild suspicion was close to culminating in a face-to-face confrontation with Jeffrey Byrne.
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  • Why did you let Byrne stay in the bike tour if you knew we were close to him?
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  • The light was extinguished and Dean heard the door close to silence.
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  • She was about as close to her parents as any child I've ever seen.
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  • Reaching her side, he squatted close to her, his head almost level with hers.
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  • You girls put the presents over here close to Carmen.
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  • These people were as close to family as she would ever have.
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  • It was getting close to noon when Carmen finished weeding in her garden.
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  • I'd rather you didn't get too close to them until they adjust to the change.
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  • In the hallway they knelt close to the wall and he sheltered her in his arms.
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  • She snuggled close to him, her heart racing.
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  • He gently stroked her hair, his voice soft and close to her ear.
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  • Maybe he was getting nervous because he had been this close to getting married once before and she simply didn't show up for the wedding.
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  • She moved close to him and gazed up into those delicious chocolate eyes.
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  • It's about as close to one as I can come right now.
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  • Princess is getting a little close to her due date.
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  • He wouldn't crawl into their bed at midnight and snuggle close to her.
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  • I'd better figure on building a pen close to the house to quarantine the Longhorns in.
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  • Crawling back into bed, he snuggled close to Carmen and put an arm around her waist.
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  • He shouldn't draw attention using magic this close to the Black God's hideout.
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  • You just need to keep close to Jenn.
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  • She'd stood close to him before, normally when he had her in a headlock.
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  • He was dangerous in a way that left her certain of two things: being too close to him would probably get her killed.
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  • I won't say no to being so close to a naked woman.
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  • If nothing else, we can bury motion sensors a few feet away, if you think the Others will sense anything close to the portal.
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  • Jenn climbed a tree close to the wall then leapt onto the top of the thick, marble wall.
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  • She was close to her goal.
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  • Her emotions still felt too close to the surface; exhaustion would only make them worse.
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  • Her hand dropped, and she eyed a credenza that swept close to her head.
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  • He had a bowl in one hand and pulled the ottoman closer, seating himself close to her.
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  • While she tried to keep close to objects that might provide some sort of cover if attacked, she chose the fastest route possible.
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  • Taran saw the two struggling figures teeter dangerously close to the edge of a pit.
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  • She looked close to being ill but met his gaze squarely.
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  • It was close to water but high enough to escape floods.
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  • I didn't realize it was that close to lunch time.
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  • Every time I get close to you, my heart beats faster.
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  • She came up too close to him and took a step back.
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  • He was never close to his father, but I guess they had a guarded relationship until his Mom and Dad were killed in the plane crash.
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  • Sam eyed her with a fair amount of discomfort, which wasn't surprising because Carmen was close to tears.
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  • She snuggled close to him, delighting in the way his hands caressed her waist and hips.
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  • Carmen, Felipa and even Jonathan worked for almost two hours before they established something close to a normal atmosphere.
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  • At one point, when he appeared to be close to tears, she slipped her hand in his.
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  • She snuggled close to him and when his arms comforted her, she sighed in contentment.
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  • Pulling his head down, she whispered with her lips close to his.
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  • He was close to her age and, though she wouldn't have described him as handsome, there was something about his features that she found attractive.
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  • Brush grew close to the drive, but it was obvious that someone had mown a swath down either side of the drive not long ago.
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  • He leaned close to his aunt and spoke in an audible whisper.
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  • She glanced up at his face - so close to hers - and her pulse quickened.
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  • She ducked under the water and swam a short distance before surfacing to make sure she wasn't close to any rocks.
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  • When she arrived, the mustang was parked so close to the apartment that she had to walk around it to climb the stairs.
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  • It was close to seven on a Sunday morning, which meant they were probably still asleep.
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  • Wouldn't a rabid bobcat be noticed this close to LA?
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  • Toni was almost prancing with her excitement to get close to him.
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  • It was as close to a yes as she was going to get.
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  • It was hard not to be affected by the strength and heat of his body or the fact she was way too close to him.
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  • The former vamp jerked and clutched at his hands at the pain but soon went still as Xander bled him close to dry.
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  • They are close to being equal, with the exception that Jonny is a teenager and can't control his power yet.
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  • She was so close to the edge.
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  • It seemed loud, overwhelming, and she realized she was still close to passing out.
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  • It wasn't what bothered him about Jessi, though he remembered why he long ago took a vow never to let anyone close to him.
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  • Unable to sort through why he was so close to losing it, he wiped the blood from his face onto his arm and trailed her.
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  • When close to he was detected, but he had time to drive the steam launch over the baulks and to explode the torpedo against the "Albemarle" with such success that a hole was made in her and she sank.
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  • The salter waters apparently tend to make their way westwards close to the African coast, and at the bottom the highest salinities have been observed south of Crete.
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  • His station, Philippeville, is close to the shores of the Mediterranean, and sea breezes persisted during the day.
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  • The conductivity, which varies as the product of n into the mobility, will thus vary inversely as the pressure, and so at 36 kilometres will be one hundred times as large as close to the ground.
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  • The district includes several caves, such as Victoria Cave, close to the town, where bones of animals, and stone, bone and other implements and ornaments have been discovered.
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  • When Jack Cade's rebellion occurred in 1450 Waynflete was employed with Archbishop Stafford, the chancellor, to negotiate with the rebels at St Margaret's church, Southwark, close to Winchester House.
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  • The situation was chosen on the consideration of this harbour alone, for the actual site offered many difficulties, steep forest-clad hills rising close to the sea, and rendering reclamation necessary.
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  • East of Cape St Jacques the mountains of Annam come down close to the sea; west of that point, as far as the southern headland of Ca-Mau, the coast-line of Cochin-China runs north-east to south-west for about 160 m.
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  • Or again, a group of them may occupy a fertile plain, a river valley or a tableland,3 or they may stand close to the seashore.
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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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  • Among public buildings, the Stephenson memorial hall (1879), containing a free library, art and science class-rooms, a theatre and the rooms of the Chesterfield Institute, commemorates George Stephenson, the engineer, who resided at Tapton House, close to Chesterfield, in his later life; he died here in 1848, and was buried in Trinity church.
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  • It is situated between the Fischa and the Leitha and is close to the Hungarian frontier.
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  • All these affluents are on the right, and with the exception of the Arige, which descends from the eastern Pyrcnees, rise in the mountaitis of Auvergne and the southern Cvennes, their sources often lying close to those of the rivers of the Loire and Rhone basins.
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  • The two fleets met south of Cape Scropha, both drawn up from north to south, the land being close to the left flank of the Christians, and the right of the Turks.
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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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  • They are, from south to north, Osci, Aurunci, Hernici, Marruci, Falisci; with these were no doubt associated the original inhabitants of Aricia and of Sidici -num, of Vescia among the Aurunci, and of Labici close to Hernican territory.
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  • There are large barracks in the neighbourhood, and the Metropolitan lunatic asylum is close to the town.
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  • The edge of the abysmal area comes close to the eastern coasts of Tasmania and New South Wales, approaching to within 60 m.
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  • In New South Wales, but close to the Victorian border, are found the loftiest peaks of Australia, Mount Kosciusco and Mount Townsend, rising to heights of 7328 and 7260 ft.
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  • This is Mount Wingen, situated in a spur of the Liverpool Range and close to the town of Scone.
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  • The plains and steppes already described lie either within or close to the tropics.
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  • The tree breaks into thin stems close to the ground, and these branch again and again, the leaves being developed umbrellafashion on the outer branches.
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  • It is situated beyond the river Darling, and close to the boundary between New South Wales and South Australia.
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  • Large deposits of alum occur close to the village of Bulladelah, 30 m.
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  • In 1903 the foundations of this temple were discovered close to the Arch of Trajan, and many fragments of fine sculptures in both the Egyptian and the Greco-Roman style belonging to it were found.
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  • Faringdon House, close to the church, was built by Henry James Pye (1745-1813), poet laureate from 1790 to 1813, who also caused to be planted the conspicuous group of fir-trees on the hill east of the town called Faringdon Clump, or locally (like other similar groups) the Folly.
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  • On both sides of the central ridge deep troughs extend southwards from the Telegraph plateau to the Southern Ocean, the deep water coming close to the land all the way down on both sides.
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  • There is no doubt that under average conditions of atmospheric density, the .005 should be replaced by 003, for many independent authorities using different methods have found values very close to this last figure.
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  • Where the face of the warehouse is sufficiently close to the water to permit of the crane rope plumbing the hatches without requiring a jib of excessive radius, it is a very convenient plan to place the whole crane on the warehouse roof.
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  • Fleming invented in 1904 a detector called an oscillation valve or glow lamp detector made as follows: 1 A small carbon filament incandescent lamp has a platinum plate or cylinder placed in it surrounding or close to the filament.
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  • Cephalotus follicularis, a native of south-west Australia, a small herbaceous plant, bears ordinary leaves close to the ground as well as pitchers.
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  • Towards the north-east, the point where the Julian Alps approach close to the seashore (just at the sources of the little stream known in ancient times as the Timavus) would seem to constitute the best natural limit.
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  • The tract adjoining this long line of lagoons is, like the basin of the Po, a broad expanse of perfectly level alluvial plain, extending from the Adige eastwards to the Carnic Alps, where they approach close to the Adriatic between Aquileia and Trieste, and northwards to the foot of the great chain, which here sweeps round in a semicircle from the neighborhood of Vicenza to that of Aquileia.
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  • It is occupied by the branches and offshoots of the mountain ranges which separate it from the great plain to the north, and send down their lateral ridges close to the water's edge, leaving only in places a few square miles of level plains at the mouths of the rivers and openings of the valleys.
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  • The range is, however, continued through the province now called Calabria, to the southern extremity or toe of Italy, but presents in this part a very much altered character, the broken limestone range which is the true continuation of the chain as far as the neighbourhood of Nicastro and Catanzaro, and keeps close to the west coast, being flanked on the east by a great mass of granitic mountains, rising to about 6000 ft., and covered with vast forests, from which it derives the name of La Sila.
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  • Of these Ischia and Procida, close to the northern headland of the Bay of Naples, are of volcanic origin, as is the case also with the more distant group of the Ponza Islands.
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  • Communications with the south-east were mainly provided by the Via Appia (the queen of Roman roads, as Statius called it) and the Via Latina, which met close to Casiinum, at the crossing of the Volturnus, 3 m.
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  • Not only does the rainfall at one place vary from year to year, but there is an extraordinary difference in the returns for places quite close to one another.
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  • Both present the appearance of diminutive clusters of grapes, at the anterior end of the kidneys, close to the suprarenal bodies, separated from each other by the descending aorta and by the vena cava where this is formed by the right and left vena iliaca communis.
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  • The buildings lie close to the Thames, and the school is famous for rowing, sending an eight to the regatta at Henley each year.
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  • A smaller corm is then formed from the old one, close to its root; and this in September and October produces the crocus-like flowers.
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  • Without the pilgrims who come to visit it, Meshed would be a poor place, but lying on the eastern confines of Persia, close to Afghanistan, Russian Central Asia and Transcaspia, at the point where a number of trade routes converge, it is very important politically, and the British and Russian governments have maintained consulates-general there since 1889.
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  • There are large metallurgical works with electric motive power close to the town.
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  • It prefers clear streams flowing over a gravelly bottom, and deep, still water, keeping close to the bottom in winter but disporting itself near the surface in the sunshine of summer.
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  • A crowded native quarter built round a picturesque lake lies close to the river with the European quarter to the south of it.
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  • As most of the rivers have rapids or falls actually at the sea coast or close to it, they are, with the exception of the Cavalla, useless for penetrating far inland, and the whole of this part of Africa from Cape Palmas north-west to the Senegal suggests a sunken land.
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  • After eating the contents of the egg, the larva moults and becomes a fleshy grub with short legs and with paired spiracles close to the dorsal region, so that, as it floats in and devours the honey, it obtains a supply of air.
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  • An endeavour is made so to plan the works of a railway that the quantity of earth excavated in cuttings shall be equal to the quantity required for the embankments; but this is not always practicable, and it is sometimes advantageous to obtain the earth from some source close to the embankment rather than incur the expense of hauling it from a distant cutting.
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  • The object was to bring the level of the station platforms as close to the .
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  • He was born at his mother's castle of Xavier or Xavero, at the foot of the Pyrenees and close to the little town of Sanguesa, on the 7th of April 1506, according to a family register, though his earlier biographers fix his birth in 1497.
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  • It is met at several points by lines which serve the rich mining districts to the south; at Cobre by the Nevada Northern from Ely in White Pine county in the Robinson copper mining district; at Palisade by the Eureka & Palisade, a narrow-gauge railway, connecting with the lead and silver mines of the Eureka District; at Battle Mountain by the Nevada Central, also of narrow gauge, from Austin; at Hazen by the Nevada & California (controlled by the Southern Pacific) which runs to the California line, connecting in that state with other parts of the Southern Pacific system, and at Mina, Nevada, with the Tonopah & Goldfield, which runs to Tonopah and thence to Goldfield, thus giving these mining regions access to the Southern Pacific's transcontinental service; and at Reno, close to the western boundary, by the Virginia & Truckee, connecting with Carson City, Minden, in the Carson Valley, and Virginia City, in the Comstock District, and by the Nevada-California-Oregon, projected to run through north-eastern California into Oregon, in 1910, in operation to Alturas, California.
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  • It lies pleasantly in the narrow well-wooded valley of the Bulbourne, and is close to the Grand Junction canal.
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  • There still remains close to the first-named street and fronting the Corso Garibaldi a high wall built of square Roman bricks, with pillars and arched recesses in the upper portion, which goes by the name of Palazzo di Teodorico.
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  • It lies in the valley of the Tame, close to the junction of the boundaries of Lancashire, Cheshire and Yorkshire, and is surrounded by sharply-rising high ground, especially eastward.
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  • The seeds are harvested from various grasses, especially from Aristida oligantha, a species known as " ant rice," which often grows in quantity close to the site selected for the nest, but the statement that the ants deliberately sow this grass is an error, due, according to Wheeler, to the sprouting of germinating seeds.
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  • It is mostly shallow and only close to Memel attains a depth of 23 ft.
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  • The summer pruning of established wall or espalier-rail trees consists chiefly in the timely displacing, shortening back, or rubbing off of the superfluous shoots, so that the winter pruning, in horizontal training, is little more than adjusting the leading shoots and thinning out the spurs, which should be kept close to the wall and allowed to retain but two or at most three buds.
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  • The short leaves are flat, those above pressed close to the stem, and the others forming two rows; they are of a rather light green tint above, whitish beneath.
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  • The chitinous layer is usually strengthened by thread like thickenings which, in the region close to the outer opening of the tube, form a network enclosing polygonal areas, but which, through most of the tracheal system, are arranged spirally, the strengthening thread not forming a continuous spiral, but being interrupted after a few turns around the tube.
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  • The air-tubes, like the food-canal, are formed by invaginations of the ectoderm, which arise close to the developing appendages, the rudimentary spiracles appearing soon after the budding limbs.
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  • Michael stands close to it.
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  • It originally stood close to the Buriganga river; but the channel has shifted its course, and there is now an intervening space covered with trees between it and the river.
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  • As a rule the bottom of the lake has very steep slopes: the Too-fathom and even the 250-fathom lines run close to the shores, that is to say, the steepness of the surrounding mountains (4600 to 6000 ft.) continues beneath the surface.
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  • The little Lake Frolikha, situated close to the northern extremity of Lake Baikal and communicating with it by means of a river of the same name, contains a peculiar species of trout, Salmo erythreas, which is not known elsewhere.
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  • In the Macarthy roller gin, the lint, drawn by a roller covered with leather (preferably walrus hide), is drawn between a metal plate called the " doctor " (fixed tangentially to the roller and very close to it) and a blade called the " beater " or knife, which rapidly moves up and down immediately behind, and parallel to, the fixed plate.
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  • Another interesting building is the Gothic chapel of Notre-Dame, with three naves, rebuilt by Louis XI., standing close to a medieval bridge over the Sienne.
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  • What we do find is a slight transverse furrow on each side of the head, close to the tip, but the most careful examination of sections made through the tissues of the head and brain shows the absence of any further apparatus comparable to that described above.
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  • The anterior opening, the mouth, is situated ventrally, close to the tip of the head and in front of the brain in the Metanemertini, somewhat more backward and behind the brain in the other Nemertines.
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  • At the foot of the dunes are the old towns and villages of Sassenheim, close to which are slight remains of the ancient castle of Teilingen (12th century), in which the countess Jacoba of Bavaria died in 1433.
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  • Near the village a "wishing well" of ancient fame is seen, and close to it the ruins of a baptistery of extreme antiquity.
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  • Its integument is marked by a large number of transverse grooves simulating the segmentation of Annelids, and near the anterior extremity close to the mouth are two pairs of recurved chitinous hooks.
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  • The larger mosques have two imams: one is called (in Arabia and Egypt) the khatib, and he preaches the sermon on Fridays (the Moslem Sabbath); the other, the ratib, reads the Koran, and recites the five daily prayers, standing close to the mihrab, and leading the congregation, who repeat the prayers with him, and closely follow his postures.
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  • At some points the rugged cliffs, furrowed by deep ravines, approach close to the sea; elsewhere the hills leave a considerable maritime plain between their base and the shore line.
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  • It was a fitting close to such a life as his.
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  • In the district that bore this designation, lying close to the Appian Way, the basilica of San Sebastiano was erected, and the extensive burial-vaults beneath that church - in which, according to tradition, the bodies of the apostles St Peter and St Paul rested for a year and seven months previous to their removal to the basilicas which bear their names - were, in very early times, called from it coemeterium ad catacumbas, or catacumbas alone.
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  • Outer columns of upper molars similar, the hinder ones not flattened; ridges of lower molars oblique or directly transverse, a third ridge to the last molar in the earlier forms. The Lophiodontidae, which date from the Eocene, come very close to Hyracotherium in the horse-line; and it is solely on the authority of American palaeontologists that the division of these early forms into equoids and tapiroids is attempted.
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  • Model farms were established at Livno and at Gacko, on the Montenegrin border; a school of viticulture near Mostar; a model poultry-farm at Prijedor, close to the Croatian boundary;.
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  • Some interesting manoeuvres now took place, Wellington moving parallel and close to Marmont, but more to the north, making for the fords of Aldea Lengua and Santa Marta on the Tormes nearer to Salamanca, and being under the belief that the Spaniards held the castle and ford at Alba on that river.
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  • For the accommodation of such passengers large and convenient emigrant shelters have been recently erected close to the wharf of embarkation.
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  • The officer commanding the British frigate "Dartmouth" (42), Captain Fellowes, seeing a Turkish fireship close to windward of him, sent a boat with a demand that she should be removed.
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  • The strength of the current may also be regulated by introducing lengths of German silver or iron wire, carbon rod, or other inferior conductors in the path of the current, and a series of such resistances should always be provided close to the tanks.
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  • It is this Wale ' circumstance that facilitated the rapid invasion of Siberia Wal er l by the Russian Cossacks and hunters; they followed the omm courses of the twin rivers in their advance towards the east, and discovered short portages which permitted them to transfer their boats from the system of the Ob to that of the Yenisei, and from the latter to that of the Lena, a tributary of which - the Aldan - brought them close to the Sea of Okhotsk.
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  • Athena also gave the Athenians the olive-tree, which was supposed to have sprung from the bare soil of the Acropolis, when smitten by her spear, close to the horse (or spring of water) produced by the trident of Poseidon, to which he appealed in support of his claim to the lordship of Athens.
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  • The divaricators proper are stated by Hancock to arise from the ventral valve, one on each side, a little in advance of and close to the adductors, and after rapidly diminishing in size become attached to the cardinal process, a space or prominence between the sockets in the dorsal valve.
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  • Thus a well-marked depression in the Cotteswolds brings the head of the (Gloucestershire) Coln, one of the head-streams of the Thames, very close to that of the Isborne, a tributary of the upper Avon; the parting between the headstreams of the Thames and the Bristol Avon sinks at one point, near Malmesbury, below 300 ft.; and head-streams of the Great Ouse rise little more than two miles from, and only some 300 ft.
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  • The entosternite was probably in origin part of the fibrous connective tissue lying close to the integument of the sternal surface - giving attachment to muscles corresponding more or less to those at present attached to it.
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  • By the crushing action of their pincers, and an alternate backward and forward movement, they bring the soft blood-holding tissues of the victim close to the minute pin-hole aperture which is the scorpion's mouth.
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  • The Epectinate Arachnids do not stand so close to the aquatic ancestors of the Embolobranchia as do the Pectiniferous scorpions.
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  • Tracheae, except in the aquatic species in which they are atrophied, opening by a pair of stigmata situated close to or above the base of the appendages of the 1st pair (mandibles).
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  • Fredrikshald is close to the Swedish frontier, and had previously (1660) withstood invasion, after which its name was changed from Halden to the present form in 1665 in honour of Frederick III.
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  • In the islet of Lele, close to Kusaie, at the eastern extremity of Micronesia, the ruins present the appearance of a citadel with cyclopean ramparts built of large basaltic blocks.
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  • It is situated on the Mound close to the National Gallery, of which the prince consort laid the foundation stone in 1850.
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  • A tree close to the house still bears the name of Charles's oak, but tradition goes no further than to assert that it grew from an acorn of the original tree.
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  • Its sources are along the watershed close to the eastern wall of the eastern rift-valley, and it enters the Indian Ocean in 2° 40' S., about 1 ro m.
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  • The upper fall is close to the village of Howick.
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  • The south coast line, which runs close to the sea, goes to Port Shepstone (79 m.).
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  • Kosogol (Khubsu-gul), which lies at an altitude of 5320 ft., close to the Russian frontier, at the foot of the snow-clad Munku-sardyk..
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  • In this he attracted the favourable attention of Marie de' Medici, the queen-mother, and was chosen at its close to present the address of the clergy embodying its petitions and resolutions.
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  • Some of its sources are near Zebak, close to the great bend of the Oxus northwards, so that it cuts off all the mountainous area included within that bend from the rest of Badakshan.
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  • It is sufficient to look at wire gauze backed by the sky or by a flame, through a piece of blackened cardboard, pierced by a needle and held close to the eye.
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  • Others occur in the flat northern half of the Crimea, and even close to Kerch, where the famous Kul Oba seems to have held a Scythic chieftain who had adopted a veneer of Greek tastes, but remained a barbarian at heart.
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  • On the following day the Boer attack on an armoured train at Kraaipan, a railway station in Cape Colony south of Mafeking and close to the western frontier of the Transvaal, witnessed the first hostile shot of a bloody war, destined to plunge South Africa into strife for two years and a half.
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  • Nieremberg has not the enraptured vision of St Theresa, nor the philosophic significance of Luis de Leon, and the unvarying sweetness of his style is cloying; but he has exaltation, unction, insight, and his book forms no unworthy close to a great literary tradition.
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  • In addition to these prominent features, there are sometimes to be seen a number of coloured bands, situated at or near the summits of the bows, close to the inner edge of the primary and the outer edge of the secondary bow; these are known as the spurious, supernumerary or complementary rainbows.
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  • The modern town, close to the ancient, is unimportant, though the canons of the cathedral have the privilege of wearing the mitre and cap pa magna at great festivals.
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  • It is close to the site of the ancient Aquinum, a municipium in the time of Cicero, and made a colony by the Triumviri, the birthplace of Juvenal and of the emperor Pescennius Niger.
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  • At Davington, close to Faversham, there are remains, incorporated in a residence, of the cloisters and other parts of a Benedictine priory founded in 1153.
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  • Another account speaks of him as having left behind him gardens, to the extent of about twelve acres, close to the Appian Way.
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  • The 2nd and 4th Austrian corps found themselves all at once threatened in flank and rear by heavy masses of Prussian infantry, the leading brigades of the crown prince's army, and they began to withdraw towards the centre of their position in ordered brigade masses, apparently so intent on keeping their men in hand that they seem never to have noticed the approach of the Prussian reserve artillery of the Guard which (under Prince Kraft zu Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen) was straining forward over heavy soil and through standing corn towards their point of direction, a clump of trees close to the tower of the church of Chlum.
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  • It is a widelydistributed species, being found throughout the northern and temperate seas of Europe, Asia and America, extending as far south as Gibraltar, but not entering the Mediterranean, and inhabits water from 25 to 50 fathoms deep, where it always feeds close to the bottom.
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  • After the division and cleavage of the chromosomes of the original nucleus have taken place they pass from the equator to the poles of the spindle, rearranging themselves close to the separated centrosomes to form daughter nuclei.
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  • The district was one of the chief centres of the Methodist revival of the 18th century, the first synod of the Calvinistic Methodists being held in 1743 at Watford farm close to the town, from which place George Whitefield was married at Eglwysilan church two years previously.
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  • The so-called Campo Santo, close to the baptistery, contains a mosaic pavement with emblematic figures belonging probably to the 8th and 9th centuries, and running under the cathedral.
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  • Both east and west the walls of the rift-valley are close to the lake,the water in many places washing the base of the cliffs.
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  • The end of 1725 brought a disastrous close to this period of his life.
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  • The Wallbrook rose in a marsh in the modern district of Finsbury, and joined the Thames close to the Cannon Street railway bridge.
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  • It rose on the heights of Hampstead, traversed Paddington, may be traced in the course of the Serpentine lake in Hyde Park, ran parallel to and east of Sloane Street, and joined the Thames close to Chelsea Bridge.
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  • The survival of names of obliterated physical features or characteristics is illustrated in Section I.; but additional instances are found in the Strand, which originally ran close to the sloping bank of the Thames, and in Smithfield, now the central meat market, but for long the " smooth field " where a cattle and hay market was held, and the scene of tournaments and games, and also of executions.
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  • The South-Eastern & Chatham railway has four terminal stations, all on or close to the north bank of the river - Victoria, Charing Cross,' Holborn Viaduct and Cannon Street (City).
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  • This company combines with the Metropolitan District to form the Inner Circle line, which has stations close to all the great railway termini north of the Thames.
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  • The surface tramway system of London cannot be complete, as, within an area roughly represented by the boroughs of Chelsea, Kensington and Fulham, the city of Westminster and a considerable district north thereof, and the city of London, the ' Charing Cross station was the scene of a remarkable catastrophe on the 5th of December 1905, when a large part of the roof collapsed, and the falling debris did very serious damage to the Avenue theatre, which stands close to the station at a lower level.
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  • The Royal Geographical Society, occupying a building close to Burlington House in Savile Row, maintains a map-room open to the public, holds lectures by prominent explorers and geographers, and takes a leading part in the promotion of geographical discovery.
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  • The chief halls devoted mainly to concerts are the Royal Albert Hall, close to the South Kensington museums, and Queen's Hall in Langham Place, Regent Street.
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  • Between Kosi and St Lucia lakes lies Lake Sibayi, close to the coast but not communicating with the sea.
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  • The working-place in such case is considerably narrower than in rooms or stopes, and there is also greater difficulty in supporting the roof because the projecting beds tend to break close to the point of support where the strain is greatest.
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  • A man-engine consists of two heavy wooden rods (like the rods of a Cornish pumping plant), placed parallel and close to each other in a special shaft compartment, and suspended at the surface from a pair of massive walking beams (or " bobs ").
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  • Mine pumps are of two classes: (I) those in which the driving engine is on the surface and operates the pumps by a long line of rods passing down the shaft, commonly known as the Cornish system; (2) direct-acting pumps, in which the engine and pumping cylinders form a single unit, placed close to the point underground from which the water is to be raised.
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  • In the general scheme of attack the landing at this last point was of primary importance; the largest force had been detailed for it, and the troops were for the most part conveyed to the beach in a steamer (the " River Clyde ") which was run ashore; but only some scattered detachments cowering close to the water's edge had established themselves on land by nightfall, and the Allies' position here seemed to be highly critical.
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  • But the urgent need of pressing forward at once was not realized by the attacking side, and the opposition offered by the parties of Osmanlis close to the bay was taken too seriously after daylight.
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  • Mercury, within XVIII.7 a a certain range of temperatures situated close to its boiling point, combines slowly with oxygen into the red oxide, which, however, breaks up again at higher temperatures.
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  • In revenge an Abyssinian army under King John attacked the dervishes close to Gallabat in March 1889.
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  • In Semitic times Urra was pronounced Uri and confounded with uru, " ciiy "; as a geographical term, however, it was replaced by Akkadu (Akkad), the Semitic form of Agadewritten Akkattim in the Elamite inscriptions - the name of the elder Sargon's capital, which must have stood close to Sippara, if indeed it was not a quarter of Sippara itself.
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  • In 1899 a theatre was opened close to the town for the sole purpose of performing Schiller's play of Wilhelm Tell.
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  • The shoots are cut back to buds close to the stem, which should be encouraged to form alternately at equal distances right and left, by removing those buds from the original shoot which are not conveniently placed.
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  • Upper Walmer is a short distance inland, and below it Walmer Castle lies close to the sea.
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  • It follows a generally easterly course, roughly parallel with that of the Dee, and a few miles to the south of it, falling into the North Sea close to Old Aberdeen, after a run of 82 m.
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  • A deep porous bed in the upper layers is essential, and this should consist of fine particles which lie close to each other without any tendency to stick together and " puddle " after heavy showers.
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  • In high quality tobaccos the leaves are " primed " or picked singly as they ripen, but in the great bulk of American tobaccos the whole plant is cut close to the ground when the middle leaves are about ripe.
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  • At Ioo° C. the crystals lose 6 of their molecules of water; the remaining molecule goes off at 250°, a temperature which lies close to that at which the salt begins to decompose.
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