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  • 17) but defeated Bentinck in the combat of Ordal (Sept.

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  • They both reached for their combat suits and weapons.

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  • They both reached for their combat suits and weapons.

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  • He is said to have established the rule that any candidate for the office should meet and slay in single combat its holder at the time, who always went about armed with a drawn sword in anticipation of the struggle.

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  • Accordingly, to gratify the pope and the emperor Lothair II., the Pisans entered the Neapolitan territory to combat the Normans.

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  • It was mainly designed to combat a wild outbreak of Russophobia which, under the inspiration of David Urquhart, was at that time taking possession of the public mind.

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  • It was mainly designed to combat a wild outbreak of Russophobia which, under the inspiration of David Urquhart, was at that time taking possession of the public mind.

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  • It was Thomas who organized the Toulouse campaign of 1159; even in the field he made himself conspicuous by commanding a company of knights, directing the work of devastation, and superintending the conduct of the war after the king had withdrawn his presence from the camp. When there was war with France upon the Norman border, the chancellor acted as Henry's representative; and on one occasion engaged in single combat and unhorsed a French knight of reputation.

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  • It was Thomas who organized the Toulouse campaign of 1159; even in the field he made himself conspicuous by commanding a company of knights, directing the work of devastation, and superintending the conduct of the war after the king had withdrawn his presence from the camp. When there was war with France upon the Norman border, the chancellor acted as Henry's representative; and on one occasion engaged in single combat and unhorsed a French knight of reputation.

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  • Since the ball he had felt the approach of a fit of nervous depression and had made desperate efforts to combat it.

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  • Lord Palmerston tried good-humouredly to combat his objections, but without success.

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  • Lord Palmerston tried good-humouredly to combat his objections, but without success.

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  • They fought with the grey swords, combining the sword dance with hand-to-hand combat moves for a ferocious battle that surprised her.

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  • Pressed by overwhelming forces, the Italians, after a violent combat, began to give way.

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  • Pressed by overwhelming forces, the Italians, after a violent combat, began to give way.

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  • At this point one's attention is focused on the wonderful reactions possessed by the healthy tissues to combat these evil influences.

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  • In the new Tirard ministry formed to combat the Boulangist agitation he was minister of finance.

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  • In 1814 the locality was the scene of a stubborn combat between the French and the Allies.

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  • The plague of 1665, carried hither from London, almost depopulated this village, and the name of the rector, William Mompesson, attracted wide notice on account of his brave attempts to combat the outbreak.

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  • Others were exposed to bar room fights, muggings, schooled in army combat or at least been the recipient of a bloody nose from a third grade bully.

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  • The entire area was swarming with people in all manners of attire from combat ready armament to business suits to uniformed police.

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  • The Dabormida division, unsupported by Albertone, found itself likewise engaged in a separate combat against superior numbers.

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  • Skin-grafting and regeneration of bone are among not the least remarkable applications of pathological principles to the combat with disease in recent times; and in this connexion may also be mentioned the daring acts of surgery for the relief of tumours of the brain, rendered practicable by improved methods of localization.

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  • He was called there to combat the unitarian christology of Beryllus, bishop of Bostra, and to clear up certain eschatological questions.

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  • He was the founder and head of the Evangelical Union established to combat the aggressive tendencies of the Roman Catholics.

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  • 13), giving an account of the single combat between Manlius Torquatus and the Gaul.

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  • They are burning for the combat," declared this representative of the Russian nation, "and to prove to Your Majesty by the sacrifice of their lives how devoted they are...."

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  • Driven by Hill from Aire on the 2nd of March 1814, Soult retired by Vic Bigorre, where there was a combat (March 19), and Tarbes, where there was a severe action (March 20), to Toulouse behind the Garonne.

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  • It seems not unlikely that Pelagianism had taken root among the Christian communities of Ireland, and it was found necessary to send a bishop to combat the heresy.

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  • Courage, watchfulness, striving for purity, were all necessary in the incessant combat with the forces of evil.

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  • On the 10th of December ' Baird joined Moore near Mayorga, and a brilliant cavalry combat now took place at Sahagun, in which the British hussar brigade distinguished itself.

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  • By Descartes the principle was used as an instrument of scepticism, the beneficent scepticism of pulling down medieval philosophy to make room for modern science; by Berkeley it was used to combat the materialists; by Hume in the cause of scepticism once more against the intellectual dogmatists; by Kant to prepare a justification for a noumenal sphere to be apprehended by faith; by J.

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  • According to the legend a raven settled on his helmet during his combat with a gigantic Gaul, and distracted the enemy's attention by flying in his face.

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  • The decrease of the disease is a direct result of the efforts made to combat it, in the form of special hospitals or pellagrosarf, economic kitchens, rural bakeries and maize-drying establishments.

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  • As a woman could not prove her case in the judicial combat, it was felt that the earlier practice gave her an unfair advantage.

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  • The granite block from which she is said to have viewed the combat is still called the Queen's Chair or the Maiden Stone.

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  • He is also said to have written, at dates unknown, The London Merchant (which, however, was an earlier name for Beaumont and Fletcher's Knight of the Burning Pestle) and The Royal Combat; a tragedy by him, Beauty in a Trance, was entered in the Stationers' Register in 1653, but never printed.

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  • In January 1871, Le Combat was suppressed, only to be followed by an equally virulent Vengeur.

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  • Amongst other princes whose liberal presents enabled him to combat his pecuniary difficulties, was one Rustam, son of Fakhr Addaula, the Dailamite, who sent him a thousand gold pieces in acknowledgment of a copy of the episode of Rustam and Isfendiar which Firdousi had sent him, and promised him a gracious reception if he should ever come to his court.

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  • Courage, watchfulness, striving for purity, were all necessary in the incessant combat with the forces of evil.

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  • But very heavy losses had been sustained by the 29th Division, large bodies of Turkish troops had arrived from Bulair and were being brought round from the Asiatic side of the Straits,' and after three days of strenuous combat the British and French had barely secured a depth of 2 m.

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  • The hardships of a campaign cause him little sufferin~ since he never frets over them, but the hour of combat finds him forgetful bf everything save victory.

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  • He was forced to abandon all attempts at reconquest, but proposed to decide the question by single combat between himself and Peter, to take place at Bordeaux under English protection.

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  • 1241), on learning that Oedipus was her son she immediately hanged herself; but in Euripides (Phoenissae, 1 455) she stabs herself over the bodies of her sons Eteocles and Polynices, who had slain each other in single combat before the walls of Thebes.

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  • He was forced to abandon all attempts at reconquest, but proposed to decide the question by single combat between himself and Peter, to take place at Bordeaux under English protection.

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  • Zyrowski, Lamartine (1896); and perhaps best of all in the Preface to Emile Legouis' Clarendon Press edition of Jocelyn (1906), where a vigorous effort is made to combat the idea of Lamartine's sentimentality and femininity as a poet.

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  • They had to combat the feudal nobility, and later, the younger branches of the royal house established in the great duchies, and the main reason for the permanence of their power was, perhaps, the fact that there were few minorities among them.

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  • According to another account, Memnon was engaged in single combat with Ajax Telamonius, when Achilles slew him before his warriors had time to come to his aid (Dictys Cretensis iv.

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  • About half-past eight the combat began to wane, and the last shots were fired at ten.

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  • This was the secret of his love of poverty as manifested in the following beautiful prayer which he addressed to our Lord: "Poverty was in the crib and like a faithful squire she kept herself armed in the great combat Thou didst wage for our redemption.

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  • The principal reasons for the general decrease are the fall in prices through foreign competition and the closing of certain markets, the diseases of plants and the increased outlay required to combat them, and the growth of State and local taxation.

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  • Bothwell invited any one of the nobles to single combat, but Mary forbade the acceptance of the challenge.

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  • When her brothers Eteocles and Polyneices had slain each other in single combat, she buried Polyneices, although Creon had forbidden it.

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  • The revolution of the 4th of September brought him back to Paris, and it was he who in his paper Le Combat displayed a black-edged announcement of the pourparlers for the surrender of Metz.

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  • Bismarck coquetted with him as the representative of a force that might help him to combat the Prussian liberals; in 1878, in a speech before the Reichstag, he spoke of him with deep respect, as a man of the greatest amiability and ability from whom much could be learned.

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  • Heracles, in combat with him, discovered the source of his strength, and lifting him up from the earth crushed him to death (Apollodorus ii.

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  • Poland was restrained by his alliances with the Teutonic Knights and the tsardom of Muscovy, and his envoys appeared in Persia and in Egypt to combat the diplomacy of the Porte.

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  • The rival forces met at Sievershausen on the 9th of July 1553, and after a combat of unusual ferocity Albert was put to flight.

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  • William besieged Gerberoi in 1079, and was wounded in single combat by his son.

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  • Among successful dramatic pieces may be mentioned the Falu rossza (Village Scamp) of Edward Toth (1875), which represents the life of the Hungarian peasantry, and shows both poetic sentiment and dramatic skill; A szerelem harcza (Combat of Love), by Count Geza Zichy; Iskdriot (1876) and the prize tragedy Tamora (1879), by Anthony Varady; Janus (1877), by Gregory Csiky; and the dramatized romance Szep Mikhal (Handsome Michal), by Maurus Jokai (1877).

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  • Hill on the 14th and 15th of February, after a combat at Garris, drove the French posts beyond the Joyeuse; and Wellington then pressed these troops back over the Bidouze and Gave' de Mauleon to the Gave d'Oleron.

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  • This outrage, which was traced to the Communists, provided fresh proof that the Democratic leader Draskovic, as Minister of the Interior, was justified in his charges of widespread terrorist conspiracy and even in the much debated Decrees (Obznane) by which he sought to combat them.

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  • Paldo, Tuto and Vaso (according to Mabillon); Assumption of the Virgin; Combat between the Virtues and the Vices.

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  • The abuses and corruptions which had overgrown the practice of orthodox Islam had deeply impressed him, and he set to work to combat them, and to inculcate on all good Moslems a return to the pure simplicity of their original faith.

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  • The complete life-history of this form is at present unknown; and information as to where the fungus passes the winter, and in what form, would probably afford some useful indications as to the method that should be adopted to combat the disease.

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  • Arminius, fresh from Geneva, familiar with the dialectics of Beza, appeared to many the man able to speak the needed word, and so, in 1589, he was simultaneously invited by the ecclesiastical court of Amsterdam to refute Coornhert, and by Martin Lydius, professor at Franeker, to combat the two infralapsarian ministers of Delft.

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  • I need a diagnosis, and I need a treatment plan to combat this illness.

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  • She found herself remembering what his body looked like when he stripped down to spar with her, how the muscular length of him felt against her own body when they were locked in combat.

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  • The book was filled with disturbing sketched drawings of men and demons locked in combat.

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  • The two seers afterwards fought for its possession, and both were slain in the combat.

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  • He rose to great distinction in the war between Sancho of Castile and Sancho of Navarre, in which he won his name of Campeador, by slaying the enemy's champion in single combat.

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  • Enjoying the benefits of occupying a commanding line, the defenders were also being reinforced during the progress of the combat.

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  • British troops were landed to assist in the siege; few lives were lost in actual combat, nevertheless famine and sickness killed thousands of the inhabitants, and finally forced the French to surrender to the allies.

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  • Conspicuous among them were his famous combat with Eustace de Ribemont, near Calais, in 1349, and the hard-fought naval victory over the Spaniards off Winchelsea, in 1350.

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  • The Aloidae (here connected with 6.Xon), threshing-floor) represent the spirits of the fertile earth and agriculture, conceived of by the Greeks as engaged in combat with the Olympian gods.

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  • The troops of Cologne and Munster formed part of his army, other friends of Louis were preparing to take the field, and after a severe winter campaign, the elector, defeated in combat and manoeuvre, was forced back to the Weser, and being but weakly supported by the Imperialists, found himself compelled to make a separate peace (June 6th, 1673).

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  • The first part represents an episode in Spain three years before Roncesvalles, in which Oliver defeats the Saracen giant Fierabras in single combat, and converts him.

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  • L' Entree en Espagne, preserved in a 14th-century Italian compilation, relates the beginning of the Spanish War, the siege of Pampeluna, and the legendary combat of Roland with Ferragus.

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  • But when the combat was about to commence it was interrupted by the king...

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  • 1917 under reactionary auspices to combat all attempts at peace by compromise, and to advocate the prosecution of the U-boat warfare with extreme ruthlessness.

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  • In a war (606) between the Mytilenaeans and Athenians for the possession of Sigeum on the Hellespont he slew the Athenian commander Phrynon in single combat.

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  • Although the figure of the hero frequently occurs in groups - such as the work of Scopas showing his removal to the island of Leuke by Poseidon and Thetis, escorted by Nereids and Tritons, and the combat over his dead body in the Aeginetan sculptures - no isolated statue or bust can with certainty be identified with him; the statue in the Louvre (from the Villa Borghese), which was thought to have the best claim, is generally taken for Ares or possibly Alexander.

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  • The revival of preaching, which was the work of the order of St Dominic, did more to combat heresy, especially where its persuasions were enforced by law.

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  • During the war between Rome and Alba Longa it was agreed that the issue should depend on a combat between the two families.

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  • Togo's fire was concentrated first on the " Osliabia," the leading Russian battleship, and by 2.25 she was hors de combat.

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  • Thus, he engages in combat with Heracles on two occasions to avenge the death of his son Cycnus; once Zeus separates the combatants by a flash of lightning, but in the second encounter he is severely wounded by his adversary, who has the active support of Athena; maddened by jealousy, he changes himself into the boar which slew Adonis, the favourite of Aphrodite; and stirs up the war between the Lapithae and Centaurs.

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  • The Cornish knights (who in Arthurian romance are always represented as hopeless cowards), dare not contest his claim but Tristan challenges him to single combat, slays him and frees Cornwall from tribute.

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  • Suspecting that the seneschal is not really the slayer of the dragon, mother and daughter go secretly to the scene of the combat, find Tristan, whom they recognize as the minstrel, Tantris, and bring him back to the palace.

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  • Similarly though he carried out many useful administrative reforms, in a vain effort to combat Social Democracy he seriously interfered with the liberty of public meeting and attempted the forcible suppression of strike movements.

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  • He took a prominent part in opposing the Socialist movement, and in April 1870, having subscribed a large sum to the funds of a committee formed to combat the Napoleonic plebiscite, had to leave the country.

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  • It was during his reign that the combat between the Horatii and Curiatii, the representatives of Rome and Alba, took place.

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  • Two days later McClellan's advanced troops fought a sharp combat at Williamsburg and the Army of the Potomac rendezvoused on the Chickahominy with its base at White House on the Pamunkey (May 7).

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  • The Seven Days' Battle (q.v.) opened with the combat of Mechanicsville on the 26th of June, and the battle of Gaines' Mill on the 27th.

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  • On the 9th of June the cavalry combat of Brandy Station made it clear to the Federal staff that Lee was about to use the Valley once more to screen an invasion of Maryland.

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  • General Hunter, who replaced Sigel, won a combat at Piedmont, and marched on the 8th of June towards Lynchburg.

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  • A combat which took place, at Mount Jackson, during the pursuit, again ended successfully, and the triumphant Federals retired down the Valley, ruthlessly destroying everything which might be of the slightest value to the enemy.

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  • Another manoeuvre brought about a heavy combat near Dallas (Pickett's Mills and New Hope Church, May 25-27).

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  • On the 8th of May 1862 was fought the combat of McDowell, won by Jackson against the leading troops of Fremont's command from West Virginia.

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  • A story is told that de Courci when imprisoned in the Tower volunteered to act as champion for King John in single combat against a knight representing Philip Augustus of France; that when he appeared in the lists his French opponent fled in panic; whereupon de Courci, to gratify the French king's desire to witness his prowess, "cleft a massive helmet in twain at a single blow," a feat for which he was rewarded by a grant of the privilege for himself and his heirs to remain covered in the presence of the king and all future sovereigns of England.

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  • In 1868, however, on account of his continued hostility to Prussia, the Prussian government sequestrated this property; and, known as the Welfenfonds, or Reptilienfonds, it was employed as a secret service fund to combat the intrigues of the Guelphs in various parts of Europe; until in 1892 it was arranged that the interest should be paid to the duke of Cumberland.

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  • The natural causes of famine are still mainly outside our control, though science enables agriculturists to combat them more successfully, and the improvement in means of transport allows a rich harvest in one land to supplement the defective Breaking up of totemism.

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  • In it de Gerando, after a rapid review of ancient and modern speculations on the origin of our ideas, singles out the theory of primary ideas, which he endeavours to combat under all its forms. The latter half of the work, devoted to the analysis of the intellectual faculties, is intended to show how all human knowledge is the result of experience; and reflection is assumed as the source of our ideas of substance, of unity and of identity.

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  • In 1125 the Church in the south of Russia had to combat another heresiarch named Dmitri.

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  • This struggle between spiritual and secular powers, owing to the tremendous sensation which it created throughout Christendom, showed the nations that at the head of the Church there was a great force for justice, always able to combat iniquity and oppression, and sometimes to defeat them, however powerful the evil and the tyrants might seem.

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  • By drawing to their side all the forces of the ecclesiastical body to combat feudalism, Urban II.

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  • (1261-1264) who called Charles of Anjou into Italy to combat the last heirs of Frederick II.

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  • What the pope actually sought to combat by his dissolution of the Roman Academy 1 Diether von Isenburg (1412-1463), second son of Count Diether of Isenburg-Biidingen; rector of the university of Erfurt, 1434; archbishop of Mainz, 1459.

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  • In 1396 the combat between the Clan Chattan and the Clan Quhele, described in Scott's Fair Maid of Perth, took place on the North Inch in presence of Robert III.

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  • In the gallant discharge of its duties he was dangerously wounded by a leading outlaw, whom he slew in single combat; and while yet confined to Hermitage Castle he received a visit of two hours from the queen, who rode thither from Jedburgh and back through 20 miles of the wild borderland where her person was in perpetual danger from the freebooters whom her father's policy had striven and had failed to extirpate.

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  • Du Croc, the French ambassador, obtained permission through the influence of Maitland to convey to the queen the terms proposed by their leaders - that she and Bothwell should part, or that he should meet in single combat a champion chosen from among their number.

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  • Again the trial by single combat was proposed, and thrice the proposal fell through, owing to objections on this side or on that.

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  • Realizing the inefficiency of their old missiles when opposed to musket balls, they laid aside their bows, and armed themselves with spears, swords or other weapons fitted for close combat.

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  • A desperate combat took place on the dunes between forces of equal strength and valour.

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  • the summer is propagated by the mosquito (Anopheles claviger) marks a new epoch; the most diverse theories as to its origin had hitherto been propounded, but it is now possible to combat it on a definite plan, by draining the marshes, protecting the houses by fine mosquito-proof wire netting (for Anopheles is not active by day), improving the water supply, &c., while for those who have fever, quinine (now sold cheaply by the state) is a great specific. A great improvement is already apparent; and a law carried in 1903 for the Bonifica dell' Agro Romano compels the proprietors within a radius of some 6 m.

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  • In 1380-1381 at an inquisition into the liberties of Corfe Castle, the jurors declared that from time immemorial the constable and his steward had held all pleas and amerciaments except those of the mayor's court of Pie Powder, but that the town had judgment by fire, water and combat.

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  • On the 12th of April 1465 Philip handed over to his son the entire administration of his 1 This was the singular vow known as "the vow of the pheasant," from the fact that Philip placed his hand solemnly on a pheasant, which had been brought to him by his herald, and vowed that he would fight the Turks and challenge their sultan to single combat.

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  • One Scotsman, bent on vindicating the fame of Scots learning, defied him to the combat in a detestable Latin hexameter: - "Maxime, si to vis, cupio contendere tecum."

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  • To combat the power of the princes, Otto, especially after he became emperor and looked upon himself as the protector of the church, immensely increased the importance of the prelates.

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  • T(combat this danger Henry invaded Bohemia, and after tw reverses compelled Bretislaus to appear before him as a supplian at Regensburg.

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  • It was a part of the new policy not only to combat Social Democracy by repression, but to win the confidence of the working men by extending to them the direct, protection ~ of the state.

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  • On the 23rd of October 1903 Baron Podevils, the new premier, addressing the Bavarian diet, declared that his government would combat with all its strength any tendency to assure the future of the Empire on any lines other than the federative basis laid down in the imperial constitution.

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  • The Renaissance was followed by the fierce controversies aroused by the Reformation, and the result was the output of an enormous mass of writings covering every phase of the mighty combat and possessing every literary virtue save that of impartiality.

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  • Few of these unfortunates possessed any other weapon than the long staff (nebbut) of the Egyptian peasant; still they offered an obstinate resistance, and the combat in which they were defeated resembled a massacre.

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  • He became lieutenant-general of the kingdom in 1417, and made active efforts to combat the complaisance of his mother.

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  • The names are diversely given, but probably the combat was only one incident in the long wars of the Camerons with the great Clan Chattan confederacy.

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  • They are a pair of shoulderpieces from a suit of bronze armour, and each has in very high relief a combat between a Greek warrior and an Amazon.

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  • Having approached the Russian ambassador in such a way as to remove the prejudice existing against him in Russia since the incident of 1867, he rendered himself eligible for office; and on the fall of the Tirard cabinet in 1888 he became president of the council and minister of the interior in a radical ministry, which pledged itself to the revision of the constitution, but was forced to combat the proposals of General Boulanger.

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  • His oratory was so successful that he determined to become a missionary-preacher among the people, in order the better to combat the social and political evils of the day.

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  • Accordingly, after three years, Hyllus marched across the isthmus of Corinth to attack Atreus, the successor of Eurystheus, but was slain in single combat by Echemus, king of Tegea.

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  • After a valiant combat, the caliph retired to one of his apartments and sat with the Koran on his knee, in order to die just as Othman had died.

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  • Qahtaba himself perished in the combat, but his son Hasan entered Kufa without any resistance on the 2nd of September 749.

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  • Ilyas was marching against them, when the idea occurred to Habib of challenging him to single combat.

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  • from Mecca, and perished in the combat with many other Alids.

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  • When he returned thence, the caliph gave him the choice between the government of Khorasan and that of the northern provinces, where he would have to combat Babak the Khorramite.

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  • In northern Italy and in Germany, on the other hand, where the crown had proved too weak to combat the forces of disruption, it came ultimately to imply independent sovereignty.

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  • A heavy and indecisive combat took place in the evening between Oudinot and the Russian left, directed by the tsar in person, in which Oudinot's men made a little progress towards Jenkwitz.

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  • Aristeia of Diomede - his combat with Aphrodite VI.

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  • The gods come down to the plain - Combat of Achilles with Aeneas and Hector, who escape.

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  • Her first idea had been to combat alike the heresies and the worldliness of her time by a return to the austerities of a more heroic age.

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  • Contemporary meat-eaters set themselves to combat this prejudice, and argued that it was a pious duty to kill animals and so release the human souls imprisoned.

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  • St Pietro Damiani (988-1072) was a scholar, hermit and reformer, who did more perhaps than any one else to combat the open marriages of the clergy.

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  • He regarded it as his special task to combat the views of Marcion, of Bardaisan and of Mani.

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  • Tait he wrote The Unseen Universe, at first published anonymously, which was intended to combat the common notion of the incompatibility of science and religion.

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  • At Arsuf the Christians fought coherently; here the battle began with a disjointed combat between the Templars and Saladin's right wing.

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  • From the moment that Sweden got a firm footing in Esthonia by the acquisition of Reval she was committed to a policy of combat and aggrandisement.

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  • the Riksdag of 1882 the commercial treaty with France was renewed, but since 1885 the protectionist party was prepared to begin the combat, and a duty on corn, which had been proposed in the Riksdag of the same year, was rejected by only a slight majority.

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  • tance far greater than previously; henceforward, the great commandment of Zoroastrianism, as of Judaism, is to combat the heresie1

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  • Therefore the duty of the believer is to combat and destroy the unbeliever and the heretic. In short, the tolerance of the Achaemenids and the indifference of the Arsacids are now replaced by intolerance and religious persecution.

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  • The combat which ensued resulted in his complete ddeat, although he presented to his followers an example of the most determined valour.

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  • According to the German chronicle - which French historians doubt - the king of France declined the combat and fled from Ivois during the night.

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  • The new dignity proved still more onerous than honourable; and during his short reign of a year Godfrey had to combat the Arabs of Egypt, and the opposition of Raymund and the patriarch Dagobert.

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  • Berwick and Carlisle were repeatedly assailed, and battles took place at Halidon Hill (1333), Otterburn (1388), Nisbet (1402), Homildon (1402), Piperden (1435), Hedgeley Moor (1464),(1464), Flodden (1513), Solway Moss (1542), and Ancrum Moor (1544), in addition to many fights arising out of family feuds and raids fomented by the Armstrongs, Eliots, Grahams, Johnstones, Maxwells and other families, of which the most serious were the encounters at Arkenholme (Langholm) in 1455, the Raid of Reidswire (1575), and the bloody combat at Dryfe Sands (1593).

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  • (The ravages of this disease, which also attacks Europeans, reached alarming proportions between 1893 and 1907, and in the last-named year an international conference was held in London to consider measures to combat it.) When removed to colder regions natives of the equatorial districts suffer greatly from chest complaints.

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  • Eventually it was the Liberal and not the Unionist party that carried an Old Age Pensions scheme through parliament, during the 1908 session, when Mr Chamberlain was hors de combat.

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  • The Philistines had come up to make war against Saul and, as the rival camps lay opposite each other, this warrior came forth day by day to challenge to single combat.

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  • The preachers Raoul Ardent in 1101 and Robert of Arbrissel in 1114 were summoned to the districts of the Agenais and the Toulousain to combat the heretical propaganda.

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  • Fred was already gone and Brandon Westlake presided over breakfast court with Pumpkin Green, rehashing the good old days until the young man's eyes glazed and with mumbled excuses, he retreated to find his partner in combat Billy Langstrom.

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  • The Council had been on the verge of splitting for years, severing the effectiveness of their ability to combat Darkyn's demons.

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  • All the spaceships, computers, and weapons within the Five Galaxies were made from ore from Anshan mines-- even the swords, the only weapons sanctioned by the Planetary Council as fair and appropriate for man-to-man combat.

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  • They fought with the grey swords, combining the sword dance with hand-to-hand combat moves for a ferocious battle that surprised her.

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  • To combat or deter an adversary using cyberspace tools is predicated on their being as reliant on information technologies as we are.

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  • Operation Fortitude, put in place to combat alcohol-fuelled violence, has had a real impact.

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  • He was skilled at deftly combining mecha combat, martial arts, international criminal intrigue, high-school politics and a dash of teen romance.

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  • The group is assisting communities to promote positive images of refugees and combat racism and xenophobia.

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  • I'm confident that together we will continue to rapidly improve our ability to combat any would-be cyber aggressors.

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  • The remaining piston engined combat aircraft were quickly retired and replaced by the latest French types: Vautour, Magister and Super Mystere.

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  • A playground buddy system is used to combat bullying, whereby older children intervene when disputes arise or befriend children on their own.

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  • You do need negatively buoyant cylinders to combat the positive buoyancy of all your insulation.

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  • All somewhat ironic, since von Hagens ' intention is precisely to combat the taboos that make cadavers so controversial.

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  • These include armored personnel carriers, armored infantry fighting vehicles and heavy armament combat vehicles.

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  • Exfoliating a few times a week or body brushing daily can help the skin glow, boost circulation and helps combat cellulite.

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  • Combat support troops and companies of the regiment do not collocate their command posts at the regimental command post.

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  • Troops then leaped onto the enemy ship and engaged in fierce hand-to-hand combat.

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  • A man and a woman circle each other in a barbed relationship, a gladiatorial combat and struggle of wills than anything else.

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  • In her fighter cockpit or in unarmed combat, she's force to be reckoned with.

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  • Our losses were 23 aircraft lost in aerial combat, eighty lost in ditching.

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  • combat counterfeiting and piracy were put forward by the European Commission in October.

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  • The effort to combat corruption involves action on several fronts.

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  • A total of £ 115,000 has been set aside for initiatives to combat local crime.

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  • deodorant crystals have been used across Asia for centuries to combat body odor.

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  • For some time now, governments and non-governmental organizations in the region have been taking measures at local and national levels to combat desertification.

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  • But without organized combat detachments, the most heroic masses will be smashed bit by bit by the Fascist gangs.

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  • determined fighters who excel in close quarter and hand-to-hand combat.

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  • More than 60 percent favored GM foods to help diabetics as well as wheat with vitamin A to combat blindness.

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  • Behavior blockers have another inherent disadvantage; they are unable to combat conceptually new malicious programs.

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  • Scotland's disabled rights watchdog launched a massive brainstorming session at Stirling University to combat discrimination.

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  • Changing Faces helps facially disfigured people to express themselves with more confidence, and combat many of their anxieties and negative feelings.

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  • They loved combat, broad line of attack: They bore no disgrace, men who stood firm.

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  • George Bush contemptuously dismisses calls to combat climate change as liberal hysteria and a threat to US economic growth.

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  • Call of Duty 3 also offers soldier classes, each with class specific abilities, and a ranking system for truly diversified squad combat.

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  • Many reports give details of large dogfights taking place, involving the Squadron, with up to 60 aircraft in combat.

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  • This causes the body to respond by producing even more oil to combat dryness thereby starting a vicious never ending cycle.

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  • Today, there are a range of different drugs and treatments which can be used to combat erectile dysfunction.

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  • CCC aims to combat social apathy and promote civic engagement through opening up dialog among the community, public and corporate sectors.

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  • In addition, studies have revealed that red clover isoflavones can also help combat benign prostatic hyperplasia enlargement of the prostate gland.

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  • Further east, Russia and Romania have opted for even lower tax rates to combat mass evasion.

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  • Inclusive design also has a broader goal - to combat social exclusion.

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  • combat the exhaustion & disruption with a full aromatherapy body treatment to regulate sleep & energy patterns & restore natural vitality.

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  • faltering first steps to combat the problem taken at the Kyoto summit are not enough.

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  • The creature has huge, deadly fangs that give +2 on the combat dice roll.

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  • These letters written home by a young AEF combat officer perhaps express the feelings of the average American soldier better than most writings.

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  • field trial of a vaccine to combat tuberculosis in badgers has been launched by the government.

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  • The HHT first sergeant supports HHT elements, such as the main and tactical command posts, combat trains, and field trains.

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  • In the ferry mission extended wing tips were added to the aircraft, the ' combat tips ' being stored in the rear fuselage.

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  • Future research is directed at evolution of the inhibitors of angiogenesis to combat neovascular glaucoma.

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  • Let me briefly describe our action plan to combat global warming here in Los Angeles.

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  • The recent groundswell of negative feeling against ticket touts has prompted the Government to consider further legislation to combat ticket touting.

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  • Secondly he had a quality of combativeness, of always being actively engaged in combat against all that negated the Truth and disrupted harmony.

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  • heresyspan>combat heresies, the Church set up Councils which relied on reason.

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  • The European Union recently passed a resolution to combat homophobia on the continent.

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  • Four more show hoplites using their swords, which were used for hand-to-hand combat if the spear was broken in the initial clash.

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  • In fact initial attempts using tumor immunotherapy to combat cancer were made in the late 19th century by American Dr. William Coley.

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  • A panel of media experts will discuss ways to combat impunity.

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  • Nevertheless, his combat experience must, as it did with millions of others, have proved indelible and ultimately inescapable.

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  • Infantry anti-tank weapons get +1 in close combat with vehicles, but only one infantry anti-tank weapons get +1 in close combat with vehicles, but only one infantry squad can close assault each tank.

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  • The aim of the campaign, as in previous years, is to combat seasonal influenza, which occurs in the UK each winter.

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  • Amethyst is said to be an aid to spiritual awareness and healing, and it is believed to help combat insomnia.

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  • Finally, social activities will be increased in order to combat isolation in the community.

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  • Like Amberstar some sections are 2D isometric, some 3D and some chess style combat.

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  • The results of this combat philosophy can still be seen in modern day karate.

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  • He is little changed from his Roses days - combat trousers, Adidas trainers, concave cheeks, flailing simian limbs.

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  • lodgment area from which to carry out further combat operations ashore.

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  • To help combat the thieving lowlifes that would stoop to stealing fuel, Mike Hurley has developed a locking gasoline cap for his TVR.

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  • The Combat Helmet is available in a range of sizes and protection levels, including 44 magnum tested to NIJ Level IIIA.

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  • Then she saw the African maidservant Hermina, the same Hermina with whom she had been locked into low level combat for many years.

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  • The scheme was supplemented in the 1930s by the distribution of food to combat malnutrition.

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  • Information and networking alone are not substitutes for combat maneuver and the massing of armed forces.

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  • man-to-man combat between challengers for the favors of a woman usually ended in the symbolic death of an opponent.

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  • martial arts prowess is enhanced by the suit, making him a deadly opponent in hand to hand combat.

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  • combat medics of a maneuver squadron's medical platoon are routinely attached to maneuver troops for direct support.

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  • An unprecedented adrenaline rush of close quarters combat seamlessly melded with the spine-tingling, shocking intensity of the paranormal unknown.

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  • melee system which revolves around parrying and counter-attacking, the combat works very well, feeling both solid and believable.

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  • Both sides fully agreed on the need to combat the menace of terrorism.

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  • Modern treatments prescribe the herb to combat PMS and to help women resume normal menstruation after using birth control pills.

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  • He has with him a spiritual warding stone and a combat midget.

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  • The problem is this: your combat mind-set is not dictated by the amount of danger to which you are exposed at the time.

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  • Combat engineers are trained and equipped to clear enemy minefields which block or hinder movement.

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  • ARMY AVIATION mission Army aviation performs the full spectrum of combat, combat support, and combat service support missions.

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  • mobilize additional resources under PACT to enhance the capacity of Member States to combat cancer.

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  • While the combat side of the game seems slightly monotonous, the tactical and strategic area is where this game comes into its own.

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  • Thalidomide was a drug prescribed by doctors to combat morning sickness in pregnant women.

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  • Swansea Council is in the process of proposing the first off-road motorbike track in Wales to combat the problem of scrambling.

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  • Good public affairs operations can be a great combat multiplier.

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  • But the 245 m/s muzzle velocity of these weapons was far too low, and they failed in combat.

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  • Farmers rely on locally available natural resources to maintain soil fertility and to combat pests and diseases.

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  • Our revitalizing and reviving therapy for those wanting to soothe frayed nerves and combat travel fatigue and jet lag.

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  • However, the section is broadly enough drafted to be used by councils anywhere to combat ordinary neighbor nuisance.

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  • combat operations commenced on the first day of the unit's existence.

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  • The second challenge is to harness the information explosion to combat mental overload, thus improving decision making.

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  • Baldwin, 53, suffers from spastic paraplegia, uses crutches, and says using cannabis helped to combat debilitating leg spasms.

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  • The new High Summer Collection features ruched tops, provocative beachwear, silk combat trousers and a khaki parka made of delicate parachute silk.

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  • More women parliamentarians are also crucial if we are to combat widespread political apathy.

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  • Teachers involved in delivering pe should be aware of any possible situations and do their utmost to combat or avoid these.

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  • elderly pensioners also need a range of specialized services or may simply require company to combat loneliness.

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  • Combat Flight Simulator 3 places you in the position of either a fighter or bomber pilot in the thick of World War II.

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  • Two bills passed through the US Senate on Friday in a bid to combat internet piracy.

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  • playground buddy system is used to combat bullying, whereby older children intervene when disputes arise or befriend children on their own.

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  • Several other Iraqi police stations have been attacked since the conclusion of major combat operations to oust Saddam Hussein.

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  • Friend raises and with what she said about the need both to help children use the internet safely and to combat child pornography.

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  • All poultry producers must take extra care to combat raiders who are quick to punish poor farmyard security, says the CLA.

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  • Preventing RSI The thermal wrist protector is a great way to combat RSI.

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  • Combat Al adjusts in real-time to test your sword fighting prowess.

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  • His martial arts prowess is enhanced by the suit, making him a deadly opponent in hand to hand combat.

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  • The behemoth has recruited some out of work actors to pretend to be Iraqis for combat readiness exercises.

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  • Once the novelty of powering up your team has worn off, the game boils down to a great deal of rather repetitive combat.

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  • Central to any hack ' n slash style role-playing game is the combat, and here the mechanics are tried-and-tested.

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  • ruched tops, provocative beachwear, silk combat trousers and a khaki parka made of delicate parachute silk.

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  • saber combat that felt somewhat lacking in the previous game.

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  • The game keeps the epic scope of Age of Empires ' game play while evolving the combat and economic features.

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  • To combat the scourge of terrorism Member States have also agreed to expand the role of the European Union.

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  • Air combat provides aviation self-defense, combined arms maneuver forces protection, and air defense forces augmentation.

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  • When the ship was not involved in combat he kept the equipment serviceable and cleaned the ship.

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  • This camera also has optical image stabilization to help combat blur caused by camera shake.

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  • Question for the family: Which is the better weapon for urban law enforcement, the combat carbine or the combat shotgun?

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  • Have you felt the sorrow of a combat vet?

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  • Tariq Aziz said that these jets had carried out 76 combat air sorties between October 16 and 23.

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  • speaking at climate change rallies in London, Jean Lambert has called for a one-stop shop in London to help businesses combat climate change.

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  • spitfire in combat did they find an aircraft in some ways equal to their own.

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  • African Media Group - African Film Nights in Glasgow which helped young black people integrate into Scottish society, combat isolation, challenge stereotypes.

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  • The program aims to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS and combat stigma.

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  • To combat this problem you should try and minimize your use of soap when washing, and instead use soap substitutes.

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  • School syringe threat highlighted A nationwide campaign has been launched to help combat the dangers posed by discarded syringes left on school premises.

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  • telecommutere the telecommuting issues that are keeping managers awake at night, and what steps can be taken to combat them?

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  • I don't know much about archaic combat, but I'm sure as hell that mass telepathy wasn't a factor.

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  • The Fighter/Thief has his wounds tended and healed by Clerics using heal Spells, so that he is ready for combat again.

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  • These ' extras ' are now required to help to combat terrorism.

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  • To combat potential negative aspects of stainless, choose a model with a satin texture finish.

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  • We work closely with Royal Mail to combat these thefts.

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  • thieveelp combat the thieving lowlifes that would stoop to stealing fuel, Mike Hurley has developed a locking gasoline cap for his TVR.

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  • Improved Upgrader - There's now a progress bar in the module upgrade step to combat server timeouts.

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  • Rapid response team The council has joined forces with Staffordshire Police to form a rapid response team to combat rogue traders.

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  • The development of judicial and police cooperation is essential to effectively combat transnational organized crime.

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  • Strategies to tackle truancy: Choices Beliefs about the causes may influence the choice of strategies to combat truancy.

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  • unarmed combat, she's force to be reckoned with.

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  • Puzzles are easy, while combat and stealth sections feel rather underdeveloped.

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  • unwieldy to use in close combat Type or group of weapons - Polearm - A group of pole-mounted weapons.

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  • Superior antioxidant formula Added Reduces harmful free radicals to help combat urolithiasis.

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  • Hundreds of people backed calls for CCTV cameras to be installed in Kirkwall to combat vandalism.

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  • vegetal complex which immediately soothes irritated skin and Vitamins A, E and B5 which help to combat the signs of aging.

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  • vehicular combat, regular visits to the game's settlements will be essential.

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  • For example, a combat veteran may choose to stay home on veteran's day and avoid parades, veterans, and other reminders.

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  • The futuristic military shooter offers up large-scale team-based combat with a range of high and low tech weaponry and vehicles.

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  • weave day will comprise weaving of cloth, pottery making, herbs and remedies and combat displays.

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  • Recently, dentifrices to combat stains and promote tooth whitening have increased in popularity.

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  • These results should be seen as a wake up call for all right-thinking people to combat xenophobia in all its guises.

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  • The plague of 1665, carried hither from London, almost depopulated this village, and the name of the rector, William Mompesson, attracted wide notice on account of his brave attempts to combat the outbreak.

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  • He is said to have established the rule that any candidate for the office should meet and slay in single combat its holder at the time, who always went about armed with a drawn sword in anticipation of the struggle.

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  • In the new Tirard ministry formed to combat the Boulangist agitation he was minister of finance.

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  • The two seers afterwards fought for its possession, and both were slain in the combat.

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  • In January 1843 Green established in New York City a short-lived journal, The Republic, to combat the spoils system and to advocate free trade.

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  • This was the secret of his love of poverty as manifested in the following beautiful prayer which he addressed to our Lord: "Poverty was in the crib and like a faithful squire she kept herself armed in the great combat Thou didst wage for our redemption.

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  • The principal reasons for the general decrease are the fall in prices through foreign competition and the closing of certain markets, the diseases of plants and the increased outlay required to combat them, and the growth of State and local taxation.

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  • The decrease of the disease is a direct result of the efforts made to combat it, in the form of special hospitals or pellagrosarf, economic kitchens, rural bakeries and maize-drying establishments.

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  • The Dabormida division, unsupported by Albertone, found itself likewise engaged in a separate combat against superior numbers.

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  • 13), giving an account of the single combat between Manlius Torquatus and the Gaul.

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  • As a woman could not prove her case in the judicial combat, it was felt that the earlier practice gave her an unfair advantage.

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  • The rival forces met at Sievershausen on the 9th of July 1553, and after a combat of unusual ferocity Albert was put to flight.

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  • Bothwell invited any one of the nobles to single combat, but Mary forbade the acceptance of the challenge.

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  • The granite block from which she is said to have viewed the combat is still called the Queen's Chair or the Maiden Stone.

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  • He is also said to have written, at dates unknown, The London Merchant (which, however, was an earlier name for Beaumont and Fletcher's Knight of the Burning Pestle) and The Royal Combat; a tragedy by him, Beauty in a Trance, was entered in the Stationers' Register in 1653, but never printed.

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  • - At the end of 1910 the Russian revolution, which seemed at one time to promise an overturn as complete as that of the ancien regime in France, would seem to have entered on a path of orderly and conservative development, and it is possible, now that the smoke of combat has cleared away, to form some estimate of the forces through the interplay of which this result has been achieved.

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  • When her brothers Eteocles and Polyneices had slain each other in single combat, she buried Polyneices, although Creon had forbidden it.

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  • In 1799, however, he consented to serve again in his State legislature, where he wished to combat the Virginia Resolutions; he never took his seat, since he died, on his Red Hill estate in Charlotte county, Virginia, on the 6th of June of that year.

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  • The revolution of the 4th of September brought him back to Paris, and it was he who in his paper Le Combat displayed a black-edged announcement of the pourparlers for the surrender of Metz.

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  • In January 1871, Le Combat was suppressed, only to be followed by an equally virulent Vengeur.

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  • 1241), on learning that Oedipus was her son she immediately hanged herself; but in Euripides (Phoenissae, 1 455) she stabs herself over the bodies of her sons Eteocles and Polynices, who had slain each other in single combat before the walls of Thebes.

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  • After a preliminary skirmish on Sunday the 23rd, in which Bruce distinguished himself by a personal combat with Sir Henry de Bohun, whom he felled by a single blow of his axe, the battle of Bannockburn was fought on Monday the 24th; and the complete rout of the English determined the independence of Scotland and confirmed the title of Bruce.

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  • Amongst other princes whose liberal presents enabled him to combat his pecuniary difficulties, was one Rustam, son of Fakhr Addaula, the Dailamite, who sent him a thousand gold pieces in acknowledgment of a copy of the episode of Rustam and Isfendiar which Firdousi had sent him, and promised him a gracious reception if he should ever come to his court.

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  • He was called there to combat the unitarian christology of Beryllus, bishop of Bostra, and to clear up certain eschatological questions.

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  • On the 7th of June a bullet wound put Charles hors de combat, whereupon Peter threw the greater part of his forces over the river Vorskla, which separated the two armies (June 19-25).

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  • They had to combat the feudal nobility, and later, the younger branches of the royal house established in the great duchies, and the main reason for the permanence of their power was, perhaps, the fact that there were few minorities among them.

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  • He rose to great distinction in the war between Sancho of Castile and Sancho of Navarre, in which he won his name of Campeador, by slaying the enemy's champion in single combat.

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  • According to another account, Memnon was engaged in single combat with Ajax Telamonius, when Achilles slew him before his warriors had time to come to his aid (Dictys Cretensis iv.

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  • About half-past eight the combat began to wane, and the last shots were fired at ten.

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  • Bismarck coquetted with him as the representative of a force that might help him to combat the Prussian liberals; in 1878, in a speech before the Reichstag, he spoke of him with deep respect, as a man of the greatest amiability and ability from whom much could be learned.

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  • Heracles, in combat with him, discovered the source of his strength, and lifting him up from the earth crushed him to death (Apollodorus ii.

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  • On the 10th of December ' Baird joined Moore near Mayorga, and a brilliant cavalry combat now took place at Sahagun, in which the British hussar brigade distinguished itself.

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  • 17) but defeated Bentinck in the combat of Ordal (Sept.

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  • Hill on the 14th and 15th of February, after a combat at Garris, drove the French posts beyond the Joyeuse; and Wellington then pressed these troops back over the Bidouze and Gave' de Mauleon to the Gave d'Oleron.

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  • Driven by Hill from Aire on the 2nd of March 1814, Soult retired by Vic Bigorre, where there was a combat (March 19), and Tarbes, where there was a severe action (March 20), to Toulouse behind the Garonne.

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  • It seems not unlikely that Pelagianism had taken root among the Christian communities of Ireland, and it was found necessary to send a bishop to combat the heresy.

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  • According to the legend a raven settled on his helmet during his combat with a gigantic Gaul, and distracted the enemy's attention by flying in his face.

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  • William besieged Gerberoi in 1079, and was wounded in single combat by his son.

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  • Poland was restrained by his alliances with the Teutonic Knights and the tsardom of Muscovy, and his envoys appeared in Persia and in Egypt to combat the diplomacy of the Porte.

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  • Among successful dramatic pieces may be mentioned the Falu rossza (Village Scamp) of Edward Toth (1875), which represents the life of the Hungarian peasantry, and shows both poetic sentiment and dramatic skill; A szerelem harcza (Combat of Love), by Count Geza Zichy; Iskdriot (1876) and the prize tragedy Tamora (1879), by Anthony Varady; Janus (1877), by Gregory Csiky; and the dramatized romance Szep Mikhal (Handsome Michal), by Maurus Jokai (1877).

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  • In 1814 the locality was the scene of a stubborn combat between the French and the Allies.

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  • This outrage, which was traced to the Communists, provided fresh proof that the Democratic leader Draskovic, as Minister of the Interior, was justified in his charges of widespread terrorist conspiracy and even in the much debated Decrees (Obznane) by which he sought to combat them.

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  • Paldo, Tuto and Vaso (according to Mabillon); Assumption of the Virgin; Combat between the Virtues and the Vices.

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  • He was the founder and head of the Evangelical Union established to combat the aggressive tendencies of the Roman Catholics.

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  • At this point one's attention is focused on the wonderful reactions possessed by the healthy tissues to combat these evil influences.

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  • Skin-grafting and regeneration of bone are among not the least remarkable applications of pathological principles to the combat with disease in recent times; and in this connexion may also be mentioned the daring acts of surgery for the relief of tumours of the brain, rendered practicable by improved methods of localization, as well as operations upon the serous cavities for diseased conditions within them or in their vicinity.

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  • Zyrowski, Lamartine (1896); and perhaps best of all in the Preface to Emile Legouis' Clarendon Press edition of Jocelyn (1906), where a vigorous effort is made to combat the idea of Lamartine's sentimentality and femininity as a poet.

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  • But very heavy losses had been sustained by the 29th Division, large bodies of Turkish troops had arrived from Bulair and were being brought round from the Asiatic side of the Straits,' and after three days of strenuous combat the British and French had barely secured a depth of 2 m.

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  • On three successive nights from the ist to the 3rd the Turks delivered resolute assaults upon the Allies' position at Helles, but they were repulsed on each occasion; they also on the night of the 2nd-3rd launched attacks upon the Australasians, the combat lasting into the next day, but here also they were beaten off.

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  • Enjoying the benefits of occupying a commanding line, the defenders were also being reinforced during the progress of the combat.

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  • The complete life-history of this form is at present unknown; and information as to where the fungus passes the winter, and in what form, would probably afford some useful indications as to the method that should be adopted to combat the disease.

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  • Arminius, fresh from Geneva, familiar with the dialectics of Beza, appeared to many the man able to speak the needed word, and so, in 1589, he was simultaneously invited by the ecclesiastical court of Amsterdam to refute Coornhert, and by Martin Lydius, professor at Franeker, to combat the two infralapsarian ministers of Delft.

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  • The abuses and corruptions which had overgrown the practice of orthodox Islam had deeply impressed him, and he set to work to combat them, and to inculcate on all good Moslems a return to the pure simplicity of their original faith.

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  • By Descartes the principle was used as an instrument of scepticism, the beneficent scepticism of pulling down medieval philosophy to make room for modern science; by Berkeley it was used to combat the materialists; by Hume in the cause of scepticism once more against the intellectual dogmatists; by Kant to prepare a justification for a noumenal sphere to be apprehended by faith; by J.

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  • Accordingly, to gratify the pope and the emperor Lothair II., the Pisans entered the Neapolitan territory to combat the Normans.

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  • The hardships of a campaign cause him little sufferin~ since he never frets over them, but the hour of combat finds him forgetful bf everything save victory.

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  • British troops were landed to assist in the siege; few lives were lost in actual combat, nevertheless famine and sickness killed thousands of the inhabitants, and finally forced the French to surrender to the allies.

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  • Conspicuous among them were his famous combat with Eustace de Ribemont, near Calais, in 1349, and the hard-fought naval victory over the Spaniards off Winchelsea, in 1350.

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  • The Aloidae (here connected with 6.Xon), threshing-floor) represent the spirits of the fertile earth and agriculture, conceived of by the Greeks as engaged in combat with the Olympian gods.

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  • The troops of Cologne and Munster formed part of his army, other friends of Louis were preparing to take the field, and after a severe winter campaign, the elector, defeated in combat and manoeuvre, was forced back to the Weser, and being but weakly supported by the Imperialists, found himself compelled to make a separate peace (June 6th, 1673).

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  • The first part represents an episode in Spain three years before Roncesvalles, in which Oliver defeats the Saracen giant Fierabras in single combat, and converts him.

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  • L' Entree en Espagne, preserved in a 14th-century Italian compilation, relates the beginning of the Spanish War, the siege of Pampeluna, and the legendary combat of Roland with Ferragus.

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  • But when the combat was about to commence it was interrupted by the king, who, to preserve the peace of the kingdom, decreed by his own mere authority that the duke of Hereford should be banished for ten years - a term immediately afterwards reduced to five - and the duke of Norfolk for life.

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  • 1917 under reactionary auspices to combat all attempts at peace by compromise, and to advocate the prosecution of the U-boat warfare with extreme ruthlessness.

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  • This doctrine reaches its height in Plotinus, after whom it degenerated into magic and theurgy in its unsuccessful combat with the victorious Christianity.

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  • In a war (606) between the Mytilenaeans and Athenians for the possession of Sigeum on the Hellespont he slew the Athenian commander Phrynon in single combat.

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  • Although the figure of the hero frequently occurs in groups - such as the work of Scopas showing his removal to the island of Leuke by Poseidon and Thetis, escorted by Nereids and Tritons, and the combat over his dead body in the Aeginetan sculptures - no isolated statue or bust can with certainty be identified with him; the statue in the Louvre (from the Villa Borghese), which was thought to have the best claim, is generally taken for Ares or possibly Alexander.

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  • The revival of preaching, which was the work of the order of St Dominic, did more to combat heresy, especially where its persuasions were enforced by law.

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  • During the war between Rome and Alba Longa it was agreed that the issue should depend on a combat between the two families.

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  • His principal works are: Poemes de prison (1875), written during his detention, Soirs de bataille (1883); Jours de combat (1883); and Le Travail (1889); the novels, Madame Phaeton (1885) and Monsieur le gendarme (1891); and the dramas, Une etoile (1888) and Le sommeil de Danton (1888).

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  • The Public Health Department has exerted itself to improve the sanitation of native villages and combat the mischievous trickery of Maori wizards and "doctors."

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  • At once the r1-inch howitzers, assisted by telephone from 203-Metre, opened upon the Russian ships; a few days later these were wholly hors de combat, and at the capitulation only a few destroyers were in a condition to escape.

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  • Togo's fire was concentrated first on the " Osliabia," the leading Russian battleship, and by 2.25 she was hors de combat.

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  • The ancient etymology associated it with &7r&Tfl (deceit), a legend existing that the festival originated in iioo B.C. in commemoration of a single combat between a certain Melanthus, representing King Thymoetes of Attica, and King Xanthus of Boeotia, in which Melanthus successfully threw his adversary off his guard by crying that a man in a black goat's skin (identified with Dionysus) was helping him (Schol.

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  • Thus, he engages in combat with Heracles on two occasions to avenge the death of his son Cycnus; once Zeus separates the combatants by a flash of lightning, but in the second encounter he is severely wounded by his adversary, who has the active support of Athena; maddened by jealousy, he changes himself into the boar which slew Adonis, the favourite of Aphrodite; and stirs up the war between the Lapithae and Centaurs.

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  • The Cornish knights (who in Arthurian romance are always represented as hopeless cowards), dare not contest his claim but Tristan challenges him to single combat, slays him and frees Cornwall from tribute.

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  • Suspecting that the seneschal is not really the slayer of the dragon, mother and daughter go secretly to the scene of the combat, find Tristan, whom they recognize as the minstrel, Tantris, and bring him back to the palace.

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  • Similarly though he carried out many useful administrative reforms, in a vain effort to combat Social Democracy he seriously interfered with the liberty of public meeting and attempted the forcible suppression of strike movements.

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  • He took a prominent part in opposing the Socialist movement, and in April 1870, having subscribed a large sum to the funds of a committee formed to combat the Napoleonic plebiscite, had to leave the country.

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  • It was during his reign that the combat between the Horatii and Curiatii, the representatives of Rome and Alba, took place.

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  • Two days later McClellan's advanced troops fought a sharp combat at Williamsburg and the Army of the Potomac rendezvoused on the Chickahominy with its base at White House on the Pamunkey (May 7).

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  • The Seven Days' Battle (q.v.) opened with the combat of Mechanicsville on the 26th of June, and the battle of Gaines' Mill on the 27th.

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  • On the 9th of June the cavalry combat of Brandy Station made it clear to the Federal staff that Lee was about to use the Valley once more to screen an invasion of Maryland.

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  • General Hunter, who replaced Sigel, won a combat at Piedmont, and marched on the 8th of June towards Lynchburg.

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  • A combat which took place, at Mount Jackson, during the pursuit, again ended successfully, and the triumphant Federals retired down the Valley, ruthlessly destroying everything which might be of the slightest value to the enemy.

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  • Another manoeuvre brought about a heavy combat near Dallas (Pickett's Mills and New Hope Church, May 25-27).

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  • On the 8th of May 1862 was fought the combat of McDowell, won by Jackson against the leading troops of Fremont's command from West Virginia.

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  • A story is told that de Courci when imprisoned in the Tower volunteered to act as champion for King John in single combat against a knight representing Philip Augustus of France; that when he appeared in the lists his French opponent fled in panic; whereupon de Courci, to gratify the French king's desire to witness his prowess, "cleft a massive helmet in twain at a single blow," a feat for which he was rewarded by a grant of the privilege for himself and his heirs to remain covered in the presence of the king and all future sovereigns of England.

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  • Kaikhosrau, therefore, took in 1207 from the Italian Aldobrandini the important harbour of Attalia (Adalia); but his conquests in this direction were put an end to by his attack upon Lascaris, for in the battle that ensued he perished in single combat with his royal antagonist (1211).

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  • In 1868, however, on account of his continued hostility to Prussia, the Prussian government sequestrated this property; and, known as the Welfenfonds, or Reptilienfonds, it was employed as a secret service fund to combat the intrigues of the Guelphs in various parts of Europe; until in 1892 it was arranged that the interest should be paid to the duke of Cumberland.

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  • The natural causes of famine are still mainly outside our control, though science enables agriculturists to combat them more successfully, and the improvement in means of transport allows a rich harvest in one land to supplement the defective Breaking up of totemism.

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  • In it de Gerando, after a rapid review of ancient and modern speculations on the origin of our ideas, singles out the theory of primary ideas, which he endeavours to combat under all its forms. The latter half of the work, devoted to the analysis of the intellectual faculties, is intended to show how all human knowledge is the result of experience; and reflection is assumed as the source of our ideas of substance, of unity and of identity.

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  • In 1125 the Church in the south of Russia had to combat another heresiarch named Dmitri.

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