Closer sentence example

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  • She moved closer to Bordeaux.

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  • He looked closer to forty than thirty.

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  • Whatever the case, they were getting closer to their goal.

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  • She scooted closer to him, frightened and yet intrigued.

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  • Like the others this fifth man seemed calm; he wrapped his loose cloak closer and rubbed one bare foot with the other.

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  • His hand gently pressed on her waist, drawing her closer as he leaned down.

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  • Indeed, her whole body is so finely organized that she seems to use it as a medium for bringing herself into closer relations with her fellow creatures.

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  • I'll try my luck closer to the seashore where the scenery is as fair as the little ones I seek.

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  • The two were closer than they should have been.

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  • She crept closer to him.

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  • The harmony between him and his wife grew closer and closer and he daily discovered fresh spiritual treasures in her.

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  • He stepped closer, slipping his other hand around her waist, and pulled her gently against him.

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  • She stiffened as he stepped closer and placed a gentle hand on each of her shoulders.

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  • He moved closer, taking the pillow from her hand.

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  • The still air became more charged the closer they got to the center of the storm, the sky darker.

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  • She scooted closer to him, shifting the blanket so that she could drape the excess around his shoulders.

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  • He chuckled softly as he pulled her closer, his hand gently caressing her back.

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  • Darkyn moved in and out of her slowly, taking her closer to her climax.

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  • He took a step closer.

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  • The distant beat of a helicopter's wings drew closer as they raced away from the mountains.

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  • That's not right! cried the prince, and himself pushed it a few inches from the corner and then closer in again.

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  • The men crowded closer together, stirred, and rapidly took off their hats.

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  • Removing his hands from the wall, he placed them on her shoulders, pulling her closer.

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  • His fingers pressed gently, guiding her closer.

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  • She slapped his hand and clutched her robe closer.

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  • All the while, the shadow was getting closer.

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  • She shivered, clutching her coat closer.

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  • It's not a solution but it will help a lot more than doing nothing while this guy may be getting closer.

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  • Sofi stepped to him, unafraid, while Darian edged closer.

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  • The men had crept closer.

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  • The Other no longer smiled and took a step forward, unwilling to move closer to his daughter with the Original Vamp standing between them.

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  • The sound of footsteps grew closer.

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  • Shipton swung his ice ax again, inching up closer to Dean.

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  • Jackson moved closer, inhaling deeply, while bitter tasting saliva collected in his mouth.

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  • Each time she exhaled the scent grew stronger, urging him closer.

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  • Connor got up from the table and moved even closer, glaring at him.

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  • The second dealer was moving closer, and she couldn't free herself from the thick arm wrapped around her.

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  • Fourteen-thousandfoot Mount Sneffles and closer Whitehouse Mountain dominated the scene.

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  • Dean moved into the shade and closer to the building for better reception.

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  • Everyone moved closer as Fitzgerald ceremoniously opened the box.

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  • Ginger jumped back with a scream, but the others who were closer simply laughed.

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  • He looked over at her and cuddled closer.

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  • He held it closer to his light.

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  • I told her what we found and that we believed her and we're closer to finding the man's identity.

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  • The closer they drew, the more intense the pressure, and the more unstable they became.

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  • Jennifer said as she bent on hands and knees to look closer.

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  • The demon lord strode into a portal, leaving her angry and no closer to alleviating her remorse.

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  • When it didn't fling her, she moved closer and gripped a low branch.

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  • She hauled the smaller woman closer to shore.

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  • He leaned closer to get a better look.

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  • Each day now was not drawing closer to wake-up time.

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  • Scooting the chair closer to him, she began to read.

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  • Isn't there someone closer, though?

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  • I don't know if there is a specialist closer.

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  • Señor Medena pulled the pie closer and picked up the fork.

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  • He pulled her closer to him, until their sides were pressed together, then released her as the weird energy fluttered through her.

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  • He had a ton of work to do and was no closer to fixing any part of his underworld.

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  • He set the iPad he carried on a totaled machine a few feet away without coming closer.

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  • Gabriel's shout was closer than she expected.

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  • She opened her eyes, forbidding herself from screaming as the pavement below grew closer.

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  • He moved closer, and she found herself arrested by handsome features and eyes that turned every color in the world.

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  • She inched closer to the point where he'd appeared then hurried by to the edge of the forest.

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  • Gabriel was no closer to figuring what to do about the woman meant for him than when he was when he saw her mating tattoo at the bungalow.

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  • Gabriel stopped in front of her, his heat and nearness like a subtle siren song that tried to lure her closer.

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  • With her knees pulled closer to her chest to guard against the sea breeze, the dress crumbled to the creases of her thighs and hip.

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  • A woman gave a cry, and the sound of jostling grew closer.

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  • At his silence, Darkyn moved closer, his dark eyes piercing and the growl in his chest audible.

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  • Ully, looking exhausted, moved closer, and Rhyn waited as well.

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  • Despite telling her he wouldn.t, he dropped into her thoughts to feel a little closer to her and was surprised to find she was packing to leave.

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  • The kid on the bed was closer to twelve than five, and near her height.

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  • She expected real space to look closer if nothing else.

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  • Many were distant enough to be the size of her fist, while those closer were the size of football stadiums.

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  • Something his woman said took her interest; her gaze grew sharper, and she moved closer to nishani.

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  • It's closer to the opposite.

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  • Ne'Rin was closer to the door, and Kiera remained in the shadows inside the house, watching.

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  • He leaned closer as well, watching.

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  • Her small, shapely form grew tenser and closer to the computer as the levels increased.

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  • She drew closer until he could feel her presence at his back.

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  • The red planet beneath her was drawing closer.

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  • Well, now we're even closer to having a full house.

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  • Closer study showed an occasional comma and apostrophe.

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  • The others stepped near for a closer look.

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  • As Dean looked closer at Donnie, he could see he was crying.

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  • Cynthia asked as she snuggled even closer, the earlier troubles of the day drifting even further away.

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  • Dean ignored her question as Effie moved to look closer at the injury.

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  • He examined it closer.

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  • Fred said, moving closer to the tall lawman.

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  • He moved closer to Dean, out of earshot of the waiting investigators.

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  • This I am sure will occur if he is to guess my condition, which grows more noticeable as my time draws closer.

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  • He moved closer to the center, where Edith had died.

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  • He might have just fallen, luckily closer to the bottom than the top, or he'd be a dead man.

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  • It was as if every fear he'd ever encountered paled before the idea of descending even a few feet closer to the edge that yawned before him.

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  • He pulled her closer and whispered, "Not a good dancer, my ass."

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  • Although he wouldn't have given up those days for anything, he felt this to be more like a family, closer to what life had been like as a human.

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  • He held her closer and whispered, "We are going to make a date for that when the peanut gallery isn't around."

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  • He pulled her closer.

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  • Jackson finally moved closer and slung his arm around her.

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  • He pulled her closer and kissed her forehead.

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  • They had almost finished their drinks when the pretty bartender leaned over, a little closer than necessary, displaying her ample cleavage.

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  • Jackson always pulled her closer and crooned, "I already have all I could ever wish for, and more than I deserve, right here."

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  • Carmen Pulock hunkered down into her heavy chore coat and scooted her chair closer to the potbellied stove.

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  • Sensing her fear, he moved closer, his teeth bared in an ugly snarl.

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  • Her heart pounded wildly as she pressed closer.

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  • For a moment she returned his kiss passionately, her arms encircling his neck and drawing him closer.

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  • He clamped one hand around her waist and slid her closer, leaning over her as he spoke.

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  • She stepped closer to him.

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  • If the dogs got any closer, she would have to.

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  • Tug... the closer she got to the barn, the braver the wild dogs got.

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  • She tugged again and one of the dogs moved closer, baring his teeth.

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  • Lana squirmed in his bear hug, pushing them closer to the edge.

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  • Arnie waved the laser as Brady crept closer.

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  • Brady watched him, wishing they were closer to one of their secure facilities so he could make a call to Tim.

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  • He moved closer, her small hand on his arm, until they were toe-to-toe.

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  • She looked from his eyes to his lips and moved closer.

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  • She'd always known she was closer to him than even his companions.

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  • Brady unstrapped himself, and she watched uneasily as he inched closer to the center of the cabin, his hands—and concentration—on the ceiling.

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  • Tim moved closer and lowered his voice.

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  • The thump of the helo returned, this time much closer.

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  • Gabe was quiet for a long moment, leading them through the jungle in thoughtful silence.  Katie felt the strange sense of something following again and moved closer to him.

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  • Rhyn stepped closer to his old cell, hating it and the fact his friend was trapped in it.

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  • Deidre shifted with a grunt.  Katie sat back on her haunches, not sure what to do when she couldn't see what she was trying to cut.  Deidre was shaking as hard as Katie was, and Katie crept closer for body heat.

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  • She started to saw at them with the knife.  The wood was thick and wet.  She shifted closer, gasping when the root healed the cuts she'd just made.  Furious at the latest trick from the Immortal underworld, Katie sawed furiously at the root, until her arm ached.  She'd barely made a dent when she switched arms.

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  • They were closer than she thought.

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  • She stepped closer to him as she had in their dream, gazing up into his molten silver eyes.  He'd gone to Hell for Hannah and confronted Death for her.  He'd killed demons to protect her and defied his family to find – and keep – her.

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  • Gabe stepped closer to the Lake.  Even through the black water, he could see the green souls at the bottom.

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  • Most trips commenced early in the week if the destination was closer, and Byrne was home by late Wednesday or Thursday.

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  • Just thinking about it gets me all hot and tingly, she said, snuggling closer.

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  • Ignoring the seatbelt, she moved closer to him.

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  • The next three days slid by, closer to the normal routine at both home and at the station than Dean had experienced since Jeffrey Byrne's midnight swim.

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  • Crouched astride a bike was a great place to think and he surely needed training with his July week in Iowa getting closer all the time.

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  • There would be time enough to panic closer to the end of the tour.

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  • Dean fig­ured it hadn't rained in Pagosa Springs in months but she began to spread out her sleeping bag in the narrow space next to him, nudg­ing him closer to the side with her hip.

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  • Betty began to cry and held Dean all the closer.

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  • That made me take a closer look at you—a biker.

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  • Dean moved closer to the door.

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

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  • Keeping his hands on her waist, he pulled her closer.

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  • But this way he was closer to the goats.

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  • His groan brought an echo from the depths of her soul and she pressed closer.

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  • The wall at her back gave her support to press closer to him, and when he freed one hand, she used it to grasp his neck and pull his lips down harder on her own.

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  • Maybe he was closer to understanding her point.

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  • That goal was no closer now, but every second of her life was enjoyable now.

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  • She frowned up at him as he walked closer.

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  • Carmen stared up at him as he stepped closer.

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  • The closer it gets to our wedding day, the more desperate he gets.

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  • How about something a little closer – say, Galveston?

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  • She moved closer to him, laying her head on his chest.

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  • She moved closer, seeking his lips again.

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  • His arms surrounded her, pulling her closer.

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  • Are the goats staying closer to the house?

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  • She stood and leaned closer to study the track.

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  • Warm hands touched her waist as he moved closer.

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  • She clutched her coat closer and walked back to him.

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  • The closer they got to her heart, the harder it pumped.

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  • She nudged Ed closer and then smiled.

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  • Katie had forgiven his inexperienced blundering, but as she had grown closer to Alex, she had drifted further from Carmen.

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  • Father and son couldn't have been closer than Alex and Jonathan.

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  • The boy crept closer to her, and she sought some subject to discuss that would calm him.

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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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  • Jenn stepped closer to him and held out the bloodied hand.

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  • Snow crunched underfoot as he moved closer to the portal.

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  • She took a step closer, waiting for him to back down.

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  • Her tall, blond bodyguard, Pierre, stepped closer to her, hand moving to his weapons.

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  • Last night had brought him no closer to figuring out why she was pushing him away, though he'd begun to realize his body's response to her was endangering his own resolve not to be involved with anyone else ever again.

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  • Darian moved closer, gut sinking.

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  • Darian's boots crunched snow as he moved closer.

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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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  • She eased back a step, closer to the obelisk.

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  • The pillar of light was moving closer, enveloping everything in its path.

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  • He stepped closer to the bassinet and peered at the sleeping child.

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  • Sirian edged closer, his wise gaze and silvering hair the only signs of aging on his otherwise lean frame.

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  • He dropped to a limb closer to the ground.

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  • He drew closer to her.

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  • He moved closer to her in case the unseen threat attacked, hands on the hilts of his daggers.

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  • Another rustling followed, this one much closer and to the left of their trail.

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  • He inched closer to Sirian's horse but said nothing.

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  • Desperate to maintain her position as her people's protector and outlive those threats hedging closer, she washed her face and changed clothing to prepare for her return journey.

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  • He forced her closer and drew her arm between them, so none but the two of them could see.

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  • The scent of her desire ensnared him, dragged him closer to the edge of his control.

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  • He watched the massive white cliffs grow closer, awed by their size.

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  • Her madness was closer than she thought!

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  • Hilden waited until he was gone before moving closer to Taran.

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  • He approached, stopping when he sensed the guards bunching closer.

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  • Taran drew her closer, pressing her body between his and the alley.

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  • Taran moved closer to her, watching her clean and bandage her forearm with practiced efficiency.

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  • The voice was closer, from a different direction.

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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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  • Memon waved him away, and Sirian inched closer to the king with a small smile.

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  • He gripped her waist with his hands, preventing her from getting an inch closer or further away.

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  • In the two years since, he seemed to be getting closer to a normal relationship with his father, so when he called to say he was staying an extra day, it was a relief.

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  • He guided her closer, his lips seeking hers in hungry response.

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  • His arms pressed her closer, his smooth lips seeking hers in ardent pleasure.

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  • Any other time she probably would have let him grab a mouthful to munch on his way down, but the storm was getting closer faster than she anticipated.

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  • Her fingers slid off the phone, pushing it closer to the edge.

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  • Gerald was at the guest house – closer.

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  • He took a step closer and his brows came down.

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  • Alondra started to cry and he slid closer to her, putting an arm around her and talking to her softly.

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  • Megan opened her eyes as the lady beside her leaned closer.

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  • As she stepped back outside, the sound of the hound was getting closer.

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  • She watched, fascinated, as the storm crept closer.

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  • She cowered closer into the security of his strong arms.

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  • She pressed closer, snuggling against the firmness of his muscular chest.

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  • She swallowed down a lump in her throat and took a step closer to the door.

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  • Xander stared after her then crept closer to his mother.

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  • She rose and moved the food and wine dishes closer to the edge of the bed then lay across the top.

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  • She tossed some closer to the edge.

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  • He drew closer once more, pausing on the opposite side of the counter, watching her in a way that left her feeling as if she was standing naked in his living room, armed with a gun.

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  • It's probably closer to five hundred.

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  • I'm going to guess closer to multiple years.

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  • He pulled her closer, until her hips rested against his.

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  • Her blue eyes flared, and she stepped closer to him, until they were toe-to-toe.

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  • The three drew closer.

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  • Immobilized, Jessi watched the guy she kicked move closer, knife raised.

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  • When Xander moved closer once more, she braced herself but stayed still.

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  • He wasn't coming closer.

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  • Xander took a step closer.

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  • Before the condo, he lived in an apartment closer to the size of Jessi's.

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  • The lights grew no closer, even when she quickened her pace.

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  • Damian and Eden were closer, his deceptive display of relaxed power causing the air to hum with even more magic.

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  • Every second the Other had Jessi, she was closer to being hurt.

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  • Uncertain what was going on, Jessi hugged herself and inched closer.

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  • Yet a closer inquiry into the social conditions of Vico s time, and of the studies then flourishing, shows him to have been thoroughly in touch with them.

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  • The resemblance between these curves is much closer than that between the Bureau Central's own winter and summer curves.

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  • If, however, Mache's views were correct, we should expect a much closer connexion between I and A than has actually been observed.

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  • A notable feature of the conference was the presence of the Swedish bishop of Kalmar, who presented a letter from the archbishop of Upsala, as a tentative advance towards closer relations between the Anglican Church and the Evangelical Church of Sweden.

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  • But these two sections of Protestantism, in their common exile and in presence of the preponderating Roman Catholicism of the country, seemed at first inclined to draw closer together than had been thought possible in Great Britain.

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  • This project of closer union met, however, with much opposition both at Buenos Aires and the provinces.

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  • His conclusions were that the group "has never been nearer the mainland than it is now, nor have its members been at any time closer together"; and that the character of the flora and fauna is the result of species straggling over from America, at long intervals of time, to the different islets, where in their isolation they have gradually varied in different degrees and ways from their ancestors.

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  • During the interval elapsing between Dampier's two voyages, an accident led to the closer examination of the coasts of Western Australia by the Dutch.

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  • The true Tapaculo (P. albicollis) has a general resemblance in plumage to the females of some of the smaller Shrikes (Lanius), and to a cursory observer its skin might pass for that of one; but its shortened wings and powerful feet would on closer inspection at once reveal the difference.

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  • His kingdom was honeycombed with Christianity, and he wished to draw closer to the West, where he foresaw the victory of the new faith, in order to fortify his realm against the Sassanids of Persia.

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  • The possibility of reforming these contracts in some parts of the kingdom has been studied, in the hope of bringing them into closer harmony with the needs of rational cultivation and the exigencies of social justice.

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  • Between several of these dialects it is probable that closer affinities exist.

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  • The intervention of this man, Heribert, compels us to turn a closer glance upon the cities of North Italy.

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  • Meanwhile a conviction was spreading that the only way of escape from the dangerous isolation of Italy lay in closer agreement with Austria and Germany.

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  • It can only be said that their organization, so far as the state of their preservation permits it to be ascertained, offers closer analogies with the Hydrozoa, especially the Calyptoblastea, than with any other existing group of the animal kingdom.

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  • Indeed some teachers even went so far as to ascribe a higher value to it, since it comes into closer relation with the details of everyday life.

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  • But a closer observation of what is going on in the recently colonized confines of the empire - where whole villages live without mixing with the natives, but slowly bringing them over to the Russian manner of life, and then slowly taking in a few female elements from them - gives the key to this feature of Russian life.

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  • Closer akin to certain Western forms of dissidence from traditional Catholicism, though of native growth, are the Molokani or Molokans, so called popularly because they continue to drink milk (moloko) during fasts.

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  • F o i Notwithstanding the efforts of the Poles and the Military Orders to exclude Russia from the shores of the Baltic and keep her in a state of isolation, she was coming slowly into closer relations with central and western Europe.

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  • In the former case the sacrificer is raised to a higher level; he enters into closer communion with the gods.

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  • The vegetation of the higher and therefore cooler and less rainy ranges of the Himalaya has greater uniformity of character along the whole chain, and a closer general approach to European forms is maintained; an increased number of species is actually identical, among these being found, at the greatest elevations, many alpine plants believed to be identical with species of the north Arctic regions.

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  • That they have been affected by the growth of popular tradition is patent from the traces of duplicate narratives, from the difficulty caused, for example, by the story of Goliath, and from a closer study of the chapters.

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  • In Lumbricus the connexion is a little closer; the funnel of the nephridium, in the segments in which the funnels of the gonad ducts are to be developed, persists and is continuous with the gonad duct funnels on their first appearance.

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  • In the Oligochaeta there is a closer correspondence between external metamerism and the divisions of the coelom than is apparent in some Chaetopods.

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  • But every genuine attempt to overcome its difficulties brings us into closer touch with the period we are examining; and though we may not be able to throw our conclusions into the form of large generalizations, we shall get to know something of the operation of the forces which determined the economic future of England; understand more clearly than our forefathers did, for we have more information than they could command, and a fuller appreciation of the issues, the broad features of English development, and be in a position to judge fairly well of the measures they adopted in their time.

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  • The result will be that while the doctrines are apparently being brought into closer correspondence with the facts of life, they will in reality be made quite useless for practical purposes or economic investigation.

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  • The latter has established, for all the Palaeozoic insects, an order Palaeodictyoptera, there being a closer similarity between the fore-wings and the hind-wings than is to be seen in most living orders of Hexapoda, while affinities are shown to several of these orders - notably the Orthoptera, Ephemeroptera, Odonata and Hemiptera.

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  • It is a tradition that, this work not being favourably regarded by the authorities of the Paris Museum, its draughtsman and author were refused closer access to the specimens required, and had to draw and describe them through the glass as they stood on the shelves of the cases.

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  • The miracles connected with the beginnings of the national history - the period of the Exodus - appear on closer inspection to have been ordinarily natural phenomena, to which a supernatural character was given by their connexion with the prophetic word of Moses.

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  • They show again the closer approximation and better understanding with the Mahom.medans, which marks this Crusade.

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  • They waited; but the closer contact of a prolonged stay only brought into fuller play the essential antipathy of the Greek and the Latin.

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  • While the Malays were famous almost exclusively for their piratical expeditions they naturally bore an evil reputation among Europeans, but now that we have come into closer Character, contact with them,, and have learned to understand aca them better, the old opinions concerning them have been greatly modified.

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  • Systems which are generally unsaturated compounds, often of considerable stability, and behave as nuclei; these compounds constitute a well-individualized class exhibiting closer affinities to benzenoid substances than to the open-chain series.

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  • But the date can be determined between closer limits.

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  • Beaton was one of King James's most trusted advisers, and it was mainly due to his influence that the king drew closer the French alliance and refused Henry VIII.'s overtures to follow him in his religious policy.

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  • Closer acquaintance with these German friends in Savannah deepened the impression.

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  • Bands "were formed for those who wished for closer communion."

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  • During the 17th there was only indecisive skirmishing, Schwarzenberg waiting for his reinforcements coming up by the Dresden road, Blucher for Bernadotte to come in on his left, and by some extraordinary oversight Giulay was brought closer in to the Austrian centre, thus opening for the French their line of retreat towards Erfurt, and no imformation of this movement appears to have been conveyed to Blucher.

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  • The connexion became closer at the time when the schism with its violent controversies between the rival pontiffs, waged with the coarse invective customary to medieval theologians, had brought great discredit on the papacy.

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  • In coloration it bears some resemblance to a chaffinch, but its much larger size and enormous beak make it easily recognizable, while on closer inspection the singular bull-hook form of some of its wing-feathers will be found to be very remarkable.

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  • The central nervous systems of Limulus and of Scorpio present closer agreement in structure than can be found when a Crustacean is compared with either.

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  • The connexion is not so intimate in Scorpio, but is nevertheless a very close one, closer than we find in any other Arthropods in which the arterial system is well developed, e.g.

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  • But no closer connexion followed at that time than an agreement for the suppression of piracy, or of inroads of troops to the eastward of the Runn or Gulf of Cutch.

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  • With regard to birds and land shells the relation is much closer to the Comoros species, and the latter, of which I have collected seven species besides Rachis aldabrae, may serve to point out more than the birds the land connexion of Aldabra with the neighbouring countries."

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  • Throughout his long labours in behalf of unrestricted commerce he never lost sight of this, as being the most precious result of the work in which he was engaged, - its tendency to diminish the hazards of war and to bring the nations of the world into closer and more lasting relations of peace and friendship with each other.

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  • The lesser gentry were protected against the tyranny of the magnates, encouraged to appear at court and taxed for military service by the royal treasury direct - so as to draw them closer to the crown.

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  • For the next quarter of a century he, as the champion of legitimacy,was fighting the Revolution on countless battle-fields, and the fearful struggle only bound the Magyar nation closer to the Habsburg dynasty.

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  • Reference to a geometrical interpretation seems at first sight to throw light on the meaning of a differential coefficient; but closer analysis reveals new difficulties, due to the geometrical interpretation itself.

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  • The death of his second brother, however, destined him for a closer connexion with the church.

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  • The division into five books was known to Hippolytus, but a closer examination of the doxologies shows that it does not represent the original scheme of the Psalter; for, while the doxologies to the first three books are no part of the psalms to which they are attached, but really mark the end of a book in a pious fashion not uncommon in Eastern literature, that to book IV., with its rubric addressed to the people, plainly belongs to the psalm, or rather to its liturgical execution, and does not therefore really mark the close of a collection once separate.

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  • Nevertheless, on economic as well as political grounds, the leaders of both parties in the Transvaal were prepared to consider favourably the proposals put forward by Dr Jameson at the close of 1906 for a closer union of all the self-governing colonies, and the first direct step to that end was taken at an inter-colonial conference held in May 1908.

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  • During the time of the alliance between Scotland and Holland, which was closer in Fifeshire than in other counties, Dysart became known as Little Holland.

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  • Perhaps a closer approximation would be to rate the creole element (whites of European descent) at 10%, as in Colombia, and the mixed races at 70%, the remainder consisting of Africans, Indians and resident foreigners.

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  • The so-called iatro-chemical school stood in a much closer relation to practical medicine than the iatrophysical.

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  • It is under this closer occupation with mechanical conditions that surgery to-day is said - not without excuse, but with no more than superficial truth - to have made more progress than medicine.

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  • With the others churches of the Anglican Communion the archbishop's relations were cordial in the extreme and grew closer as time went on.

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  • In June 1754, in pursuance of a recommendation of the Lords of Trade, a convention of representatives of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania and Maryland met here for the purpose of confirming and establishing a closer league of friendship with the Iroquois and of arranging for a permanent union of the colonies.

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  • The establishment of the Hatti at Carchemish not only made them a commercial people and probably sapped their highland vigour, but also brought them into closer proximity to the rising North Semitic power of Assyria, whose advent had been regarded with apprehension by Hattusil II.

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  • Those Cestodes which possess no very distinct organ of attachment (such, for example, as Gyrocotyle) have no distinct ganglionic thickening more pronounced at one end of the body than at the other; and as these are forms which have retained more primitive features than the rest, and show closer affinity to the Trematodes, it seems highly probable that the complicated nervous thickening found in the scolex, and often compared with the " brain " of other Platyelmia, is a structure sui generis developed within the limits of the sub-class.

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  • The skull is narrower and longer than in typical squirrels, and there are distinctive features in the cheek-teeth; but the more aberrant types come much closer to squirrels.

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  • Here the maritime range approaches the ocean, leaving a narrower strip of coast, but the fertile valleys are closer and more numerous.

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  • In special showers, however, they are much closer.

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  • Although at first sight the arrangement of the avicularia in Cheilostomes appears to follow no general law some method is probably to be made out on closer study.

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  • The houses being mostly built of a white conglomerate stone of shells and coral which forms the peninsula, gives the city when viewed from a distance a clean and handsome appearance, but on closer inspection the streets are found to be very narrow, irregular, ill-paved and filthy.

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  • As he recedes from us, however, we begin to see that he has a much closer relation to the great Georgian writers than we used to be willing to admit.

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  • About this time the king seems to have perceived the necessity of living and ruling in closer union with the church, a change of policy due perhaps to the influence of his brother Bruno, or forced upon him when his plans for uniting the duchies with the royal house brought rebellion in their train.

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  • Probably no country in the world possesses a closer network of streams, supplemented by canals and lakes.

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  • In short, the Ainu suggest much closer affinity with Europeans than does any other of the types that go to make ug the population of Japan.

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  • The closer the relations between states become, the more their commercial interests are intertwined, the larger the part which mediation seems destined to play.

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  • After much discussion and reflection he drew closer to the camp of "the Oxford Liberal Movement."

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  • In the same year Piero Soderini was chosen gonfalonier for life, in accordance with certain changes in the constitution of the state, which were intended to bring Florence closer to the Venetian type of government.

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  • Some time after the Mandragola, he composed a second comedy, entitled Clizia, which is even homelier and closer to the life of Florence than its predecessor.

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  • In this construction the lenses are much closer together and the diaphragm for the eye is much farther from the lenses than in Ramsden's eye-piece.

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  • A closer investigation of the numerous long, narrow banks which lie off the Flemish coast and the Thames estuary shows that they are composed of fragments of rock abraded and transported by tidal currents and storms in the same way that the chalk and limestone worn off from the eastern continuation of the island of Heligoland during the last two centuries has been reduced to the coarse gravel of the off-lying Dune.

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  • Philip of Hesse was attracted by Zwingli's energy, and was eager that the northern reformers should be brought into closer relations with the south.

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  • If we were to take QD and RE closer to MC, the former area would be still greater.

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  • This comes out in the writings both of Robinson and of Henry Jacob, both of whom passed gradually from Puritanism to Separatism at a time when the silencing of some 300 Puritan clergy by the Canons of 1604, and the exercise of the royal supremacy under Archbishop Bancroft, brought these " brethren of the Second Separation " into closer relations with the earlier Separatists.

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  • But though Presbyterians did not in many instances become Congregationalists also, until a later date, the two types of Puritanism were drawn closer together in the half-century after 1662.

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  • Secondly, a medium now existed for drawing closer the bonds between English and American Congregationalists.

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  • His friendliness for Russia did not, however, prevent him from strengthening the position of Austria as against Russia in the Balkan Peninsula by the establishment of a closer political and commercial understanding with Servia and Rumania.

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  • To Cornell University, a non-sectarian institution opened at Ithaca in 1868, the state turned over the proceeds from the National land-grant act of 1862 on condition that it should admit free one student annually from each Assembly district, and in 1909 a still closer relation between this institution and the state was established by an act which makes, the governor, lieutenant-governor, speaker of the Assembly and commissioner of education ex-officio members of its board of trustees, and authorizes the governor with the approval of the Senate to appoint five other members, one each year.

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  • In the same year a law was also passed authorizing government to repurchase private land for closer settlement.

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  • President Kruger, however, soon brushed these propositions aside, and responded by stating that, in consideration of the common enemy and the dangers which threatened the Republic, an offensive and defensive alliance must be preliminary to any closer union.

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  • These decisions were the result of an agreement to bring before the parliaments of the various colonies a resolution advocating the closer union of the South African states and the appointment of delegates to a national convention to frame a draft constitution.

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  • The bond with Prussia now became closer, and Frederick entered with Prussia and Hanover into the temporary " alliance of the three kings."

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  • A closer examination of those parts of Ezra and Nehemiah which are not extracted from earlier documents or original memoirs leads to the conclusion that Chronicles-Ezra-Nehemiah was originally one work, displaying throughout the peculiarities of language and thought of a single editor, who, however, cannot be Ezra himself as tradition would have it.

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  • Far closer, however, are the affinities between the homily and the Shepherd of Hermas, " the first Christian allegory," which as a literary whole dates from about A.D.

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  • Asymmetry of the folds is a marked characteristic in the zones of closer folding, the anticlines having long gently inclined easterly limbs, and short, steep and even overturned limbs upon the west.

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  • The first class includes half-castes (who are numerous, for the Dutch are in closer relationship with the natives than is the case with most colonizing peoples), and also Armenians, Japanese, &c. The total number of this class in 1900 was 75, 8 33; 72,019 of these were called Dutch, but 61,022 of them were born in Netherlands India; there were also 1382 Germans, 441 British and 350 Belgians.

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  • In this rapid glance at some of the chief priesthoods of antiquity we have hitherto passed over the pure Semites, whose priesthoods call for closer examination because of the profound influence which one of them - that of the Jews - has exercised on Christianity, and so on the whole history of the modern world.

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  • They were also in favour of a closer cooperation with the German democratic element in the State.

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  • In practice moderate discussion was still proceeding in 1921 with the view of giving a more democratic character to factories and other undertakings and assuring a closer cooperation of the workers in the management.

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  • The dissidents had no political rights, and their religious liberties had also been unjustly restricted; but two-thirds of them being agricultural labourers, and most of the rest artisans or petty tradesmen, they had no desire to enter public life, and were so ignorant and illiterate that their new protectors, on a closer acquaintance, became heartily ashamed of them.

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  • Comparing this time with the experimental value of the time occupied by the cordite in burning, a start is made for a fresh estimate and a closer approximation.

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  • This is in fact the difference between him and Elijah Elisha, the successor of Elijah, stood in much closer relations to the prophetic societies than his great master had done.

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  • The revelation thus looked for may be found in natural omens, in the priestly lot or some similar sacral oracle, or, finally, in the words of a seer who is held to be in closer contact with the deity than common men.

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  • Besides this, all their evidence is but approximate, often only stating quantities to a half or quarter of the amount, and seldom nearer than 5 or 10%; hence they are entirely worthless for all the closer questions of the approximation or original identity of standards in different countries; and it is just in this line that the imagination of writers has led them into the greatest speculations, unchecked by accurate evidence of the original standards.

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  • Among the ammonites the loss of power to coil the shell is one feature of racial old age, and in others old age is accompanied by closer coiling and loss of surface ornamentation, such as spines, ribs, spirals; while in other forms an arresting of variability precedes extinction.

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  • A system of emanations of this kind, in its purest form, is set forth in the expositions coming from the school of Basilides, which are handed down by Irenaeus, while the propositions which are set forth in the Philosophumena of Hippolytus as being doctrines of Basilides represent a still closer approach to a monistic philosophy.

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  • But on closer examination we can clearly see that it has a wide influence on Gnosticism.

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  • The conflicts, which may at first sight seem to be merely between rival generals, are seen upon closer examination to be mainly (r) between the privileged classes, i.e.

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  • In dealing with disease-causing forms, the more narrowly the original source of the parasite concerned is defined, the closer do we get to the true vertebrate host or hosts.

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  • His conquests to the west and north-west led him among the Mongols of the Caspian and to the banks of the Ural and the Volga; 1 The pastorals in this aspect are closer to Clemens Romanus than to Ignatius.

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  • From the election of 1887 the Riel agitation ceased to seriously influence politics, but the fiscal controversy continued under new forms. Between 1887 and 1891 a vigorous agitation was kept up under Liberal auspices in favour of closer trade relations with the United States, at first under the name of Commercial Union and later under that of Unrestricted Reciprocity.

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  • After the fall of Napoleon it began to decline, but after its closer connexion with the interior of the country by the Gota canal (opened 1832) and Western railway it rapidly advanced both in population and trade.

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  • The fact that the addition of the term introduced by Ritz not only gives a more satisfactory representation of each series, but verifies the above relationship with a much closer degree of approximation, proves that Ritz's equation forms a marked step in the right direction.

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  • Drusus now sought a closer alliance with the Italians, promising them the longcoveted boon of the Roman franchise.

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  • The new compact was indicated in Mr Balfour's letter, in which he declared that "fiscal reform is, and must remain, the first constructive work of the Unionist party; its objects are to secure more equal terms of competition for British trade and closer commercial union with the colonies; and while it is at present unnecessary to prescribe the exact methods by which these objects are to be attained, and inexpedient to permit differences of opinion as to these methods to divide the party, though other means are possible, the establishment of a moderate general tariff on manufactured goods, not imposed for the purpose of raising prices, or giving artificial protection against legitimate competition, and the imposition of a small duty on foreign corn, are not in principle objectionable, and should be adopted if shown to be necessary for the attainment of the ends in view or for purposes of revenue."

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  • At Florence the pope came into closer contact with the humanists, and to this circumstance is due the gradual dominance which they attained in the Roman Curia - a dominance which, both in itself, and even more because of the frankly pagan leanings of many in that party, was bound to awaken serious misgivings.

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  • In 1866 the Abbe Desgodins travelled through portions of eastern Tibet and reached Chiamdo (in Kham), but was prevented from approaching any closer to Lhasa.

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  • During the Macedonian period Greek influences had been steadily gaining ground in Phoenicia; relations with the Greek world grew closer; the native language fell into disuse, and from the beginning of the Roman occupation Greek appears regularly in inscriptions and on coins, though on the latter Phoenician legends do not .entirely vanish till the 2nd century A.D.; while the extent to which Hellenic ideas penetrated the native traditions and mythologies is seen in the writings of Philo of Byblus.

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  • Although Amasis thus appears first as champion of the disparaged native, he had the good sense to cultivate the friendship of the Greek world, and brought Egypt into closer touch with it than ever before.

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  • During the absence of Frederick from Italy from 1168 to 1174, the relations between the pope and the league became closer, and Alexander became the leader of the alliance.

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  • The upper shoots are cut closer in.

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  • On the 3 1st of March 1871, moreover, the bonds with the rest of the empire had been drawn closer by the acceptance of a number of laws of the North German Confederation, of which the most important was the new criminal code, which was finally put into force in Bavaria in 1879.

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  • Vicuna is a species of long-necked sheep native to South America, bearing some resemblance to the guanaco, but the fur is shorter, closer and much finer.

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  • His last political achievement was to draw still closer to Russia by the treaty of the 13th of December 1769, the most important paragraph of which stipulated that any change in the Swedish constitution should be regarded by Denmark and Russia as a cases belli against Sweden, and that in the event of such a war Denmark should retain all the territory conquered from Sweden.

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  • Closer examination, however, shows that if the prevailing slopes are not more than a few inches in the mile, yet they do exist, and scientific irrigation requires that the canals should be taken along the crests and drains along the hollows.

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  • Out of this mass of incidents the following are central and call for closer critical consideration.

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  • The states south of the Main had issued from the war as sovereign and independent powers, and they seemed in no great haste to exchange this somewhat precarious dignity either for a closer alliance among each other or with the North German Confederation.

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