Come-down sentence example

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  • I'll come down in a few minutes.
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  • Alex didn't want to come down here.
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  • He'd agreed to come down to help Deidre.
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  • She shouldn't have encouraged Alex to come down here.
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  • Look, I'm sorry I made you come down here.
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  • Your father even offered you land if you would come down here to stay.
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  • Tell me you'll come down Friday!
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  • I can't come down to Boston...
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  • Why don't you come down to the station and file a report.
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  • Take a shower and come down to say hello to Gio.
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  • I'll call you and come down on weekends.
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  • I heard him come down again later before I fell asleep.
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  • Edith Shipton had come down the stairs and was standing under the archway.
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  • This derivation is, however, fanciful; the name bucentaurus is unknown in ancient mythology, and the figurehead of the bucentaurs, of which representations have come down to us, is the lion of St Mark.
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  • We have to come down to Iamblichus and his school before we find complete correspondence with the Christian Gnosticism of the and century; that is to say, it is only in the 4th century that Greek philosophy in its proper development reaches the stage at which certain Greek philosophers who had embraced Christianity had arrived in the and century.
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  • It discredited the economic policy of the past, and promoted the overthrow of institutions which had come down from earlier times, but were unsuited to modern society.
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  • In the main they are expositions of the Creed, the Lord's Prayer and the Decalogue, and thus follow a tradition that has come down from the days when Cyril of Jerusalem delivered his catechetical Lectures.
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  • I'd never noticed the camping area the rear when I'd come down to watch some serious softball.
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  • How about I come down there just before seven so's they can follow me in case they don't know where it is.
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  • Tell your assistant to come down for a shot.
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  • This has come down to us through a Latin version of an Arabic manuscript; it cannot, however, have been written by Archimedes in its present form, as his name is quoted in it more than once.
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  • The poems of Propertius, as they have come down to us, consist of four books containing 4046 lines of elegiac verse.
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  • A just appreciation of the genius and the writings of Propertius is made sensibly more difficult by the condition in which his works have come down to us.
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  • Much of the work is done by companies of peasants, who come down from the mountainous districts when required, permanent residence not being possible owing to the malaria.
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  • The earliest Arabian traveller whose observations have come down to us is the merchant Sulaiman, who embarked in the Persian Gulf and made several voyages to India and China, in the middle of the 9th century.
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  • It is in these only that we can see nobility in its purest form - nobility to which no man can rise and from which no man can come down except by the will of the noble class itself.
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  • Lastly it should be recollected that the entire body of the fragments of tradition and literature belonging to northern Israel has come down to us through the channel of Judaean recensions.
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  • It was His " finger " that wrote the brief code which has come down to us in the decalogue.
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  • The writings are the result of a continued literary process, and the Israelite national history has come down to us through Judaean hands, with the result that much of it has been coloured by late Judaean feeling.
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  • Much is related of his wickedness and enmity to the followers of Yahweh, but few political details have come down.
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  • This man, then, having been a guest in many homes and having come down gradually from the highlands to the sea-coast, was Hellenic not only in speech but also in soul.
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  • But those works of his which have come down to us show few traces of unusual ability; and the laudation of him as a universal genius by Sir Thomas Urquhart and Aldus Manutius requires to be discounted.
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  • A brilliant account has come down of the ceremonies at the installation of a new exilarch.
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  • The -fact that the name of the ant has come down in English from a thousand years ago shows that this class of insects impressed the old inhabitants of England as they impressed the Hebrews and Greeks.
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  • Aristotle was the first serious author on ornithology with whose writings we are acquainted, but even he had, as he tells us, predecessors; and, looking to that portion of his works on animals which has come down to us, one Early s.
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  • The assaults, of the Dalmatian pirates, attracted by the growing wealth of the city, necessitated the building of strong castellated houses, of which no example has come down to our day, but we may gather what they were like from Petrarch's description of his house on the Riva degli Schiavoni, with its two flanking towers, probably retaining the primitive form, and also from the representations of protecting towers which occur in Carpaccio's pictures.
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  • Of this summary, or Opus Minus, part has come down and is published in Brewer's Op. Ined.
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  • The names of two other bishops of the 5th and 6th centuries have come down to us.
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  • The earlier text, of which five short fragments have come down to us, is known as the Pactus Alamannorum, and from the persistent recurrence of the expression "et sic convenit" was most probably drawn up by an official commission.
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  • The Lex Saxonum has come down to us in two MSS.
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  • A collection of laws has come down to us bearing the name of these two peoples, the hoc est, Thuringorum.
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  • The writings of Gildas have come down to us under the title of Gildae Sapientis de excidio Britanniae liber querulus.
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  • Only two specimens of Roman cartography have come down to us, viz.
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  • He himself tried versification, and some of his lines which have come down to us appear quite equal to the average work of his contemporaries.
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  • Depending on coloured tiles and gorgeous fabrics for their rich effects, nothing of the buildings of the times of Harun al-Rashid or Mamun, once counted so magnificent, have come down to us.
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  • Of these, the first four have come down to us complete, or nearly complete.
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  • Notes in Latin on the first epistle of Peter, the epistle of Jude, and the first two of John have come down to us; but whether they are the translation of Cassiodorus, or indeed a translation of Clement's work at all, is a matter of dispute.
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  • But his task in the south was doubtless rather that of an organizer, and a kind of circular letter has come down to us which was addressed by Patrick, Auxilius and Iserninus, to all the clergy of the island.
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  • Two highly important documents purporting to have been written by Patrick have come down to us.
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  • The names of some of these tribes have come down to us.
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  • There were numerous battles between the Ripuarians and the Alamanni; and the memory of one fought at Ziilpich has come down to us.
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  • Undue stress is often laid on the fact that Lingula has come down to us apparently unchanged since Cambrian times, whilst Crania, and forms very closely resembling Discina and Rhynchonella, are found from the Ordovician strata onwards.
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  • The great object of 17th-century moralists had been to find some general principle from which the whole of ethics could be deduced; common-sense, by turning its back on abstract principles of every kind, forced the philosophers to come down to the solid earth, and start by inquiring how the world does make up its mind in fact.
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  • The Berber tribes, whose racial unity is attested by their common spoken language and by the comparatively numerous Berber inscriptions that have come down to us, bore in ancient times the generic names of Numidians, Gaetulians and Moors or Maurusiani.
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  • And much more of the same kind, which, as Gilbert says, had come down " even to [his] own day through the writings of a host of men, who, to fill out their volumes to a proper bulk, write and copy out pages upon pages on this, that and the other subject, of which they know almost nothing for certain of their own experience."
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  • Unfortunately very few of these harrows have come down to us unplundered, and we cannot find one complete example and take it as a type.
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  • And if we cannot without much hesitation admit that Isaiah was really the first preacher of a personal Messiah whose record has come down to us, yet his editors certainly had good reason for thinking him capable of such a lofty height of prophecy.
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  • Several have come down to us on the original marbles, entire or in fragments; others are known from old copies.
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  • It now bears the ruins of a mighty fortress, finer than that which defends the entrance to the acropolis of Selinus - the most imposing, indeed, that has come down to us from the Greek period - which there is no doubt is the work of Dionysius.
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  • Moreover, his works on natural history doubtless furthered the progress among the Greeks of sciences tributary to medicine, though the only specimens of such works which have come down to us from the Peripatetic school are those of Theophrastus, who may be considered the founder of the scientific study of botany.
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  • The work on diseases of women is the only complete work on that subject which has come down to us from antiquity, and shows remarkable fullness of practical knowledge in relation to its subject.
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  • The preparation of pastils of incense has probably come down in a continuous tradition from ancient Egypt, Babylonia and Phoenicia.
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  • We know the size of London at different periods and are able to guess to some extent as to the number of its inhabitants, but most of the figures which have come down to us are mere guesses.
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  • The Portland or Barberini vase in the British Museum is the finest example of this kind of work which has come down to us, and was entire until it was broken into some hundred pieces by a madman.
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  • So few examples of glass vessels of this period which have been painted in enamel have come down to us that it has been questioned whether that art was then practised; but several specimens have been described which can leave no doubt on the point; decisive examples are afforded by two cups found at Vaspelev, in Denmark, engravings of which are published in the Annaler for Nordisk Oldkyndeghed for 1861, p. 305.
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  • Theodulf asserted his innocence to the end, and no proof of his guilt has come down to us; in fact, from what we know of the bishop's life and political principles we should presuppose his innocence.
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  • A considerable body of law has come down to us in Ethelstan's name.
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  • There were many literary works the titles of which have come down to us.
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  • Nothing can be better than two seal-cylinders that have come down to us from the age of Sargon of Akkad.
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  • The Salic Law has come down to us in numerous MSS.
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  • Though this book has not come down to us independently, it has in large measure been incorporated in the Ethiopic Book of Enoch, and can in part be reconstructed from it.
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  • Now it is acknowledged by Christian and Jewish scholars alike to have been written in Hebrew in the 2nd century B.C. From Hebrew it was translated into Greek and from Greek into Armenian and Slavonic. The versions have come down in their entirety, and small portions of the Hebrew text have been recovered from later Jewish writings.
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  • Of the books which have come down to us the main part is Jewish, and was written at various dates.
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  • The numerous copies of Odoric's narrative (both of the original text and of the versions in French, Italian, &c.) that have come down to our time, chiefly from the 14th century, show how speedily and widely it acquired popularity.
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  • Neither of these, however, can be the author of the Periplus of the Mediterranean, which has come down to us under the name of Scylax of Caryanda.
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  • The description of this institution which has come down to us from Roman sources of the days when feudalism was beginning is not so detailed as we could wish, but we can see plainly enough that it met a frequent need, that it was called by a new name, the patrocinium, and that it was firmly enough entrenched in usage to survive the German conquest, and to be taken up and continued by the conquerors.
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  • The narrow coastal strip seems to be moderately fertile, and the hills which in places come down to the seashore are covered with trees, among which the frankincense and other gumbearing trees are found.
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  • Often the same account is given in two or more slightly divergent forms, which have come down through different chains of reporters.
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  • A new and elaborate treaty, the terms of which have come down to us, was now concluded between the Russians and Greeks, a treaty which evidently sought to bind the two nations closely together and obviate all possible differences which might arise between them in the future.
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  • Only crude brick ruins and rubbish heaps remain on the site, but a few relics conveyed to Alexandria and Europe in the Roman age have come down to our day, notably the inscribed statue of a priest of Neith who was high in favour with Psammetichus III., Cambyses and Darius.
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  • Conflagrations are frequent, particularly in the months of January and December, when hot, dry winds resembling the Fdhn of the Alps come down from the snow-capped Elburz.
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  • The prophetic thought is that the daughter (population) of Zion shall not be saved by her present rulers or defensive strength; she must come down from her bulwarks and dwell in the open field; there, and not within her proud ramparts, Yahweh will grant deliverance from her enemies.
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  • Even oratory was intended quite as much for readers as for the audiences to which it was immediately addressed; and some of the greatest speeches which have come down from that great age of orators were never delivered at all, but were published as manifestoes after the event with the view of influencing educated opinion, and as works of art with the view of giving pleasure to educated taste.
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  • None of his sermons, however, unless we regard his book on the Lord's Prayer as a homily, has come down to us.
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  • On the 1st of September in the year zoo, when Trajan was consul for the third time, Pliny, who had been designated consul for a part of the year, was appointed to deliver the "Panegyric" which has come down to us, and forms a most important source of our knowledge concerning this emperor.
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  • All the accounts that have come down to us are of a purely legendary character, and it is impossible to find any single incident confirmed historically.
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  • From this standpoint it may be argued that every apocalypse is in a certain sense pseudonymous; for the materials are not the writer's own, but have come down to him as a sacred deposit - full of meaning for the seeing eye and the understanding heart.
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  • The discoveries of Copernicus were eagerly accepted by him, and he used them as the lever by which to push aside the antiquated system that had come down from Aristotle, for whom, indeed, he had a perfect hatred.
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  • His work was translated by Ennius into Latin, but the work itself is lost, and of the translation only a few fragments, and these very short, have come down to us.
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  • Perhaps the Pont de Broel, with its towers at either end of the bridge, is as characteristic and complete as any monument of ancient Flanders that has come down to modern times.
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  • His works have unfortunately come down to us in such a fragmentary condition that it is difficult to obtain from them any very exact notion of his intellectual and literary importance.
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  • Within these limits there are still some of the finest woods in Europe, which seem to have come down to us almost intact from the days of the Arduenna of Caesar.
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  • Of the other books which he revised according to the Hexaplar text, that of Job has alone come down to us.
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  • The starting-point of this newer criticism of the prophets is the clearer practical recognition of the fact that all pre-exilic prophecy has come down to us in the works of post-exilic editors, and that for the old statement of the problem of the prophetic books - What prophecies or elements in Isaiah, Jeremiah and the rest are later than these prophets ?
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  • There are, first, the Books; then, the Collection; then, the Sacred Volume, complete as such in idea, though not as yet complete in its actual contents; and, lastly, the Sacred Volume in its full dimensions, as it has come down to us.
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  • And it is probable that other Gospels of which only fragments have come down to us, like the Gospel according to the Hebrews and the Gospel of Peter, have been built up out of the same materials.
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  • There is really no contradiction between this sense of a high calling and mission, with a special endowment corresponding to it, and the other fact that the writings from this age that have come down to us are all (except perhaps the Apocalypse, and even the Apocalypse, in some degree, as we see by the letters to the Seven Churches) strictly occasional and natural in their origin.
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  • These works in their original form are lost; but two short treatises entitled De Orthographia and De Verbis Dubiis have come down to us under his name, probably excerpts from the original works, with later additions by an unknown writer.
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  • This peculiarity the Basilidian system shares with that of Satornil of Antioch, which has only come down to us in a very fragmentary state, and in other respects recalls in many ways the popular Gnosticism.
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  • These prayers seem essentially genuine; indeed there was no European model from which they could have been imitated; but at the same time it must be remembered that they come down in Spanish writing, and not untouched by Spanish influence, as in one passage where there is a mention of sheep, an animal unknown to the Mexicans.
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  • Of this version - the so-called West-Saxon Gospels - not less than seven manuscripts have come down to us.
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  • This explains the fact that in collections of medieval homilies that have come down to us, no two renderings of the Biblical text used are ever alike, not even Wycliffe himself making use of the text of the commonly accepted versions that went under his name.
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  • Of the Lollard movement in Scotland but little is known, but a curious relic has come down to our times in the shape of a New Testament of Purvey's Revision in the Scottish dialect of the early 16th century.
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  • The addition of a foot-bridge greatly facilitates the raising and lowering of these shutter weirs, and also aids the regulation of the discharge; but it renders this form of weir much more costly than the ordinary frame weir, and where large quantities of drift come down with sudden floods, the frames of the bridge are liable to be carried away, and therefore boats must be relied on for working the weir.
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  • But freights had come down by 1900 to half the rates predicated by Caird; indeed, during a portion of the interval they ruled very close to zero, as far as steamer freights from America were concerned.
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  • The texts of the older authors which have come down to us were written for the most part not on stone but on papyrus, parchment or other perishable material.
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  • Aristotle's originality soon asserted itself in early writings, of which fragments have come down to us, and have been collected by Rose (see the Berlin edition of Aristotle's works, or more readily in the Teubner series, which we shall use for our quotations).
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  • He is chiefly known for his commentary on Virgil, which has come down to us in two distinct forms. The first is a comparatively short commentary, definitely attributed to Servius in the superscription in the MSS.
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  • Thanks to the great care expended on the preservation of the royal dead, although the mummies of all the other kings have disappeared, a wonderful series of the Theban kings and queens of the New Kingdom from the XVIIth Dynasty to the XXIst Dynasty has come down to us.
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  • Although so few have come down to us such songs must have been numerous at one time, owing to the constant intercourse between English, French and Provengals of all classes.
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  • In a way they returned to the wider opinions of Aristotle, which had come down to Descartes and Locke, that reason in going beyond sense knows more things than phenomena; yet they would not hear of external bodies, or of bodies at all.
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  • The inscriptions which have come down to us are engraved partly on memorial stones, which are not uncommon in the north of England, and partly on various metal objects, ranging from swords to brooches.
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  • Certain notices relating to individual Teutonic tribes come down from still earlier times.
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  • For our knowledge of this subject we are indebted chiefly to Icelandic literary men of the 12th and 13th centuries, who gave accounts of many legends which had come down to them by oral tradition, besides committing to writing a number of ancient poems. Unfortunately Icelandic history is quite unique in this respect.
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  • All these have come down to us except the eighth, of which nothing remains but the index.
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  • It was in the times of the Persian monarchy that Phoenician art reached its highest development, and to this period belong the oldest sculptures and coins that have come down to us.
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  • Two cosmogonies have come down to us Ideas.
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  • Lastly the soul is pictured as being a man's breath (anima), and this again has come down to us in literature, evidenced by the fact that the word "breath" has become a synonym for life itself.
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  • Stories from Oriental sources were added, and from these collections Maximus Planudes made and edited the collection which has come down to us under the name of Aesop, and from which the popular fables of modern Europe have been derived.
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  • A few details have come down to us of the conquest of many of the Alpine tribes by Augustus, though not much more than their names.
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  • A great number of his letters has also come down to us.
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  • His commentaries on the Categories, De Interpretatione, De Sensu, and other works of Aristotle are frequently referred to by later writers, but have not come down to us.
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  • Much of the labour in the winter and spring is furnished by peasants who come down from the Volscian and Hernican mountains, and from Abruzzi, and occupy sometimes caves, but more often the straw or wicker huts which are so characteristic a feature of the Campagna.
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  • Various settlements of them are found also in Antioch itself and in Tarsus, Adana, and a few other places, while in harvest time they come down as far as the Biqa (Buka`a).
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  • The general truth of the tradition is strengthened by the fact that it has come down from two independent sources.
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  • It is full of quotations from writers whose works have not come down to us; nearly 800 writers and 2500 separate writings are referred to by Athenaeus; and he boasts of having read 800 plays of the Middle Comedy alone.
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  • The original Hebrew (rediscovered in fragments and 'published between 1896 and 1900) has come down to us in a mutilated and corrupt form.
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  • The imperious terms in which he was summoned to come down were punished by fire from heaven,which descended at the bidding of Elijah and consumed the whole land.
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  • Though of small size, and by no means remarkable in point of architecture, it is interesting as the only temple that has come down to us in a good state of preservation of those dedicated to the Egyptian goddess, whose worship became so popular under the Roman Empire.
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  • Thirty-four speeches (three fragmentary) have come down under the name of Lysias; one hundred and twenty-seven more, now lost, are known from smaller fragments or from titles.
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  • Having by the Holy Spirit come down from heaven, and having been born of a Hebrew virgin, He took flesh and appeared unto men, to call them back from their error of many gods; and having completed His wonderful dispensation, He was pierced by the Jews, and after three days He revived and went up to heaven.
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  • If the journals of accounts, the letters and business documents, had come down to us en masse, they would no doubt have yielded to research the history and life of Egypt day by day; but those that now represent a thousand years of the Old Kingdom and Middle Kingdom together would not half fill an ordinary muniment chest.
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  • Law.No code of Egyptian laws has come down to us.
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  • But the books that have come down.
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  • The history of some of the alphabetic signs is still very obscure but a sufficient number of them have been explained to make it nearly certain that the values of all were obtained on the same principles.i Some of the ancient words from which the phonetic values were derived probably fell very early into disuse, and may, never be discoverable in the texts that have come down to us.
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  • The dates that have 400 come down to us are very few; the only 980 4945 ones known from the Hyksos period are of a 900 4731 12th and a 33rd year.
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  • Tethmosis, to judge by the evidence of his mummy and the chronology of his reign, was already a grown man, yet no sign of the immense powers which he displayed later has come down to us from the joint reign.
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  • The book has come down to us in two MSS.
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  • It is this revised Codex which has come down to the modern world, all copies of the earlier edition having disappeared.
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  • It enjoyed a great reputation for letters and the arts (Cicero pro Archia, 3); but the only names of distinction in these pursuits during the Seleucid period, that have come down to us, are Apollophanes, the Stoic, and one Phoebus, a writer on dreams. The mass of the population seems to have been only superficially Hellenic, and to have spoken Aramaic in non-official life.
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  • It may seem strange that so important a body of law as the Basilica should not have come down to us in its integrity, but a letter has been preserved, which was addressed by Mark the patriarch of Alexandria to Theodorus Balsamon, from which it appears that copies of the Basilica were in the 1 2th century very scarce, as the patriarch was unable to procure a copy of the work.
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  • To the last, judging by the specimens of Scandinavian boats which have come down to us, they must have been not very seaworthy; they were shallow, narrow in the beam, pointed at both ends, and so eminently suitable for manoeuvring (with oars) in creeks and bays.
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  • The nine books of which it is composed begin with Constantine (323)(323) and come down to the death of Honorius (423); but according to his own statement he intended to continue it as far as the year 439 (see the Dedication of the work).
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  • It has come down in a very corrupt state, and its difficulties are increased by the unpoetical nature of the subject, the straining after conciseness, and the obtrusive use of metaphor.
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  • We have heard nothing for some time of any opposition; but now a fresh conflict arose with certain scribes who had come down from Jerusalem, and who complained that the dis ciples neglected the ceremonial washing of their hands before meals.
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  • It may be that if this document had come down to us in its entirety, we should have gathered from it an exaggerated idea of the severity of our Lord's character.
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  • He undertook a history of the beginnings of Christianity, two volumes of which have come down to us, entitled the Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles.
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  • The Academica, as they have come down to us, are a conflation from the two editions of this work.
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  • The first of the works known to have been written by Erigena during this period was a treatise on the eucharist, which has not come down to us (by some it has been identified with a treatise by Ratramnus, De corpore et sanguine Domini).
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  • The Theaetetus indeed, in which Plato essays to deal with them, is in the broad sense of the word logical, the first distinctively logical treatise that has come down to us.
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  • The epic of Beowulf, the most precious relic of Old English, and, indeed, of all early Germanic literature, has come down to us in a single MS., written about A.D.
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  • The gods come down to the plain - Combat of Achilles with Aeneas and Hector, who escape.
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  • Hickes, whose chief argument, based on the character of the language, is now known to be fallacious, as most of the poetry that has come down to us in the West Saxon dialect is certainly of Northumbrian origin.
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  • The biography has come down to us in two recensions.
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  • Although, as Harris points out, it is unlikely that the original text of the Diatessaron had come down unchanged through the two centuries to Ephraim's day, the text on which he comments was in the main unaffected by the revision which produced the Peshitta.
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  • No contemporary biography has come down to us.
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  • Contemporary writers all bear witness to her extraordinary beauty, but no genuine portraits of her have come down to us.
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  • Owing to the very small amount of information which has come down to us regarding the gods of ancient England and Germany, it cannot be determined how far the character and adventures attributed to Odin in Scandinavian mythology were known to other Teutonic peoples.
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  • Both letters and epistles have come down to us in considerable variety and extent from the ancient world.
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  • And yet it is this placid kindly fresh-coloured old man who has come down to us as the author of that book the Imitation of Christ, which has been translated into more languages than any other book save the Bible, and which has moved the hearts of so many men of all nations, characters and conditions of life.
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  • In the Sierra Leone peninsula the hills come down to the sea, elsewhere a low coast plain extends inland 30 to 50 m.
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  • The writings of the later Stoics have come down to us, if not entire, in great part, so that Seneca, Cornutus, Persius, Lucan, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius are known at first hand.
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  • Already by the end of the 12th century the lyric poetry of the troubadours had found cultivators in Portugal, and a few compositions which have come down to us bear a date slightly anterior to the year 1200.
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  • The taste for romances of chivalry continued throughout the 5th century, but of all that were produced the only one that has come down to us is the Estorea do Imperador Vespasiano, an introduction to the Graal Cycle, based on the apocryphal gospel of Nicodemus.
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  • The original statutes have not come down to us.
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  • The book is really a defence of the ancients against the moderns, and Girardin did not take into account the fact that only the best of ancient literature has come down to us.
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  • Jerome made or copied a catalogue of Varro's works which has come down to us in a mutilated form.
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  • A few fragments in this style have come down to us and a number of titles.
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  • It is a great misfortune that no similar series of citations from the secular part of the Antiquitates has come down to us.
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  • The " Varronian plays " were the twenty which have come down to us, along with one which has been lost.
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  • Several papers in his Opuscula treat of the nature of Varro's works which have not come down to us.
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  • It must be borne in mind that the reports of these speeches which have come down to us were made from hearsay, or at best from recollection, and are necessarily therefore most imperfect.
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  • Galen, who in his youth was carefully trained in the Stoic philosophy, was an unusually prolific writer on logic. Of the numerous commentaries and original treatises, a catalogue of which is given in his work De propriis libris, one only has come down to us, the treatise on Fallacies in dictione (IIepi TWV KaTa T1jv M Gi' oocio-µarouv).
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  • Of this vast work only a small portion has come down to modern times; only thirty-five books are now extant (i.-x., xxi.-xlv.), and of these xli.
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  • The mass of floating tradition, which had come down from early days, with its tales of border raids and forays, of valiant chiefs and deeds of patriotism, is now rudely fitted into a framework of a wholly different kind.
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  • The metaphysical & roplac of Theophrastus which have come down to us show that he was fully alive to the difficulties that beset many of the Aristotelian definitions.
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  • It is wrong to term those ages pre-historic whose history has not come down to us, including in one category the pre-literary age and the literary whose traces have been lost.
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  • For the narrative goes on to say that Simon took Helen about with him, saying that she had come down into the world from the highest heavens, and was mistress, inasmuch as she was the allmother being and wisdom.
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  • What he thus did was of inestimable value to his own countrymen, and all other men are indebted to him for what they know of China before his time, though all the contents of the ancient works have not come down to us.
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  • The Li ki, or Books of Rites and Ancient Ceremonies and of Institutions, chiefly of the Chow dynasty, have come down to us in a sadly mutilated condition.
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  • This has come down to us entire.
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  • Of all the nasks one only, the nineteenth, has come down on us intact - the Vendidad.
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  • The other classes are all represented in the larger collection which has come down to us.
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  • The others poems, which possess no scholia and have come down to us from the other collections, would, according to this ingenious theory, be those which appeared in the larger collection of Artemidorus but were excluded by Theon.
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  • No sooner had he put in writing his theological lectures (apparently the Introductio ad Theologiam that has come down to us), than his adversaries fell foul of his rationalistic interpretation of the Trinitarian dogma.
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  • Some fragments of this work (or these works) have come down to us; they greatly add to the popularity of the Book of Jeremiah.
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  • Of the very numerous sermons preached by Donne at Lincoln's Inn, fourteen have come down to us.
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  • No portrait of Leonardo as he appeared during this period of his life has come down to us.
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  • But another of kindred though not identical motive has come down to us xvi.
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  • In a neighbouring tomb was what is believed to be "the oldest Greek mural painting which has come down to us," dating probably from the 4th century B.C. Among the minor objects discovered in the kurgans perhaps the most noteworthy are the fragments of engraved boxwood, the only examples known of the art taught by the Sicyonian painter Pamphilus.
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  • This argument rests on the careful critical narrative of the fight constructed by Herr Kleissner and Herr Hartmann from the contemporary accounts which have come down to us, in which the pride of the knights, their heavy armour, the heat of the July sun, the panic which befell a sudden part of the Austrian army, added to the valour of the Swiss, fully explain the complete rout.
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  • Jehoram had returned wounded to his palace at Jezreel, whither Ahaziah had come down to visit him.
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  • For several centuries there is no mention of any but local collections of canons, and even these are not found till the 5th century; we have to come down to the 8th or even the 9th century before we find any trace of unification.
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  • Cleanthes produced very little that was original, though he wrote some fifty works, of which fragments have come down to us.
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  • The village consists of wooden cottages with an inn (gdstgifvaregard), a church, and frequently a collection of huts without windows, closed in summer, but inhabited by the Lapps when they come down from the mountains to the winter fairs.
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  • July is quite warm; the great rivers come down full from the melting snows in the mountains.
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  • His comrades adored him for his liberality, and the frequent visits of Icelandic skalder to his court testify to a love of poetry on his part, indeed one of his own strophes has come down to us.
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  • Herodianus also wrote numerous grammatical treatises, of which only one has come down to us in a complete form (IIepi µovr t pous Wews, on peculiar style), articles on exceptional or anomalous words.
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  • Fragments of the former work have come down to us in the compilation known as the Quadrilogus, which is printed in the fourth volume of C. Robertson's Materials for the History of Thomas Becket (Rolls series); the miracles are extant in their entirety, and are printed in the second volume of the same collection.
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  • During his tenure of office he delivered a course of lectures on grammar, which has come down to us in the shape of notes taken by his pupils.
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  • The jealousy with which the hereditary antiquaries guarded the tribal genealogies naturally leads us to hope that the records whichhave come down to us may shed some light on the difficult problems connected with the early inhabitants of these islands and the west of Europe.
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  • He turned to the philosophers, and examined the accepted Aristotelianism in a treatise which has come down to us - The Destruction of the Philosophers.
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  • We cannot certainly assign to him more than four or five (Deus Creator Omnium, Aeterne rerum conditor, Jam surgit hora tertia, and the Christmas hymn Veni redemptor gentium) of those that have come down to us.
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  • Eclipse commenced his stud career in 1771, and had an enormous number of foals, of which four only in the direct male line have come down to us, viz.
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  • Another work, which contained religious and moral admonitions which were put into the mouth of the king, has not come down to us.
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  • Aldhelm wrote poetry in Anglo-Saxon also, and set his own compositions to music, but none of his songs, which were still popular in the time of Alfred, have come down to us.
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  • The collection includes many fables that have come down from Phaedrus, some Oriental stories derived from Jewish sources, with many popular apologues that belong to the Renard cycle, and differ from those of older origin in that they are intended to amuse rather than to instruct.
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  • The remains of the plants of former periods, which have come down to us in the fossilized state, are almost always fragmentary, and often imperfectly preserved; but their investigation is of the utmost importance to the botanist, as affording the only direct evidence of the past history of vegetable organisms. Since the publication of the Origin of Species the general acceptance of the doctrine of evolution has given a vastly increased significance to palaeontological data.
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  • Of the forty books which made up the history of Polybius, the first five alone have come down to us in a complete form; of the rest we have only more or less copious fragments.
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  • The Edessan martyrs Sharbel and Barsamya, whose " Acts " in legendary form have come down to us, may have perished in the Decian persecution.
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  • When one did come down the service in the coffee bar was slow and equally brusque.
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  • In due course, who should come down to drink but a very nice 7 point bull elk!
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  • As the number of c ells available and demand increases, they will inevitably come down in price.
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  • Yet a brother got out unobserved, and, with much entreaty, prevailed upon the Mayor to come down.
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  • Another possible reason for my drop in cinema going may come down to the UK cinemas.
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  • They were able to make great huge hailstones come down to the earth.
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  • Knock it off now or so help me God I'll come down and beat the hell out of the both of you!
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  • Having not any had experience of producing such hamster hybrids I am reluctant to come down hard on either side of the argument.
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  • The after-effects of crack use may include fatigue, depression, paranoid ideation and depersonalisation as people ' come down ' from the high.
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  • Masses of dirty laundry would come down these big shoots.
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  • So make sure you come down and cheer as loud as you can as you enjoy all the excitement!
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  • Ultimately it may come down to a subjective opinion.
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  • May the healing power of the Holy Spirit come down upon them.
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  • Already spending about the recent rand all come down over turn now.
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  • The number of people speeding has come down and there has been a significant reduction in deaths and injuries at camera sites.
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  • Rather than taking a neutral stance, Thames Valley Police have come down firmly on the side of the university.
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  • Arson target to come down Mental health review Parkside plans given final tweak Spare a drop?
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  • The account which has come down to us is that Mantegna began engraving in Rome, prompted by the engravings produced by Baccio Baldini of Florence after Sandro Botticelli; nor is there anything positive to invalidate this account, except the consideration that it would consign all the numerous and elaborate engravings made by Mantegna to the last sixteen or seventeen years of his life, which seems a scanty space for them, and besides the earlier engravings indicate an earlier period of his artistic style.
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  • Towards morning the fever abates; the pulse falls in frequency, but does not come down to the normal; headache and aching in the loins and limbs become less, but do not cease altogether; the body temperature falls, but does not touch the level of apyrexia.
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  • Owing to the increasing unpopularity of Origen in the church, a comparatively small portion of these works have come down to us in the original.
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  • The other rivers are the Bhargavi, the Daya and the Nun, all of which flow into the Chilka lake and are navigable by large boats during the rainy season, when the waters come down in tremendous floods, bursting the banks and carrying everything before them.
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  • The Hypotyposes 1 in eight books, have not come down to us.
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  • The few fragmentary records, which have come down to us from past civilizations, must not be regarded as representing the totality of their knowledge, and the omission of a science or art does not necessarily imply that the science or art was unknown.
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  • Bibliography.-In addition to the early Greek writings already named, there are the forty books (some fifteen only extant in their entirety) of universal history compiled (about 8 B.C.) by Diodorus Siculus, and arranged in the form of annals; the Pentabiblos of Julius Africanus (about 220-230 A.D.); the treatise of Censorinus entitled De die natali, written 238 A.D.; the Chronicon, in two books, of Eusebius Pamphili, bishop of Caesarea (about 325 A.D.), distinguished as the first book of a purely chronological character which has come down to us; and three important works forming parts of the Corpus Scriptorum Historiae Byzantinae, namely, the Chronographia of Georgius Syncellus (800 A.D.), the Chronographia of Johannes Malalas (9th century), and the Chronicon Paschale.
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  • He saw in Christ the divine Spirit, who had come down from heaven to transform the lives of men, all of whom are sinners.
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  • Literature.The vast mass of writing which has come down to us from the ancient Egyptians comprises documents of almost every conceivable kind, business documents and correspondence, legal documents, memorial inscriptions, historical, scientific, didactic, magical and religious literature; also tales and lyrics and other compositions in poetical language.
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  • Of these pseudepigraphic Hermetic writings some have come down to us in the original Greek; others survive in Latin or Arabic translations; but the majority appear to have perished.
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  • The only works of this kind which have come down to our days are the De Lingua Latina (in part) and the De Re Rustica.
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  • Gohanna's descendants come down through Golumpus (1802), Catton (1809), Mulatto (1823), Royal Oak (1823), and Slane (1833).
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  • The mother dragon may come down and catch us here.
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  • There is actually no place in this village for a work of fine art, if any had come down to us, to stand, for our lives, our houses and streets, furnish no proper pedestal for it.
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  • While these things go up other things come down.
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  • I had read of the potter's clay and wheel in Scripture, but it had never occurred to me that the pots we use were not such as had come down unbroken from those days, or grown on trees like gourds somewhere, and I was pleased to hear that so fictile an art was ever practiced in my neighborhood.
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  • She has come down from up the road to the Silver Lounge to scrounge food from the old boys.
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  • I did come down the steep shaly slope mostly on my bottom not too painful but rather lacking in decorum !
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  • In the usual version, two flying saucers had come down near our southwest border.
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  • Abram had kept watch by the Victims, driving away the unclean birds which would have come down upon them.
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  • As with all of the other decisions that parents must make regarding their children, however, pacifier use should still come down to a personal decision based on what is best for you and your baby.
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  • The differences in formulas basically come down to the amounts of sugar and protein that are in them.
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  • The walls have come down to unite Germany, and will their top names reflect this change?
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  • The variations in wines -- and the things that makes one bottle more desirable than another -- come down to a few different factors.
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  • The prices of laptops have come down considerably.
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  • Fortunately, this is one of those items that has come down in price a lot over recent years, so you can probably get a decent amount of space to hold everything you need.
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  • Prices have come down in recent years, so you can find a powerful phone and inexpensive prices.
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  • It just doesn't come down to going to a hot tub dealer and selecting the one that's the cheapest.
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  • The final decision will come down to a personal choice for you.
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  • Surveillance cameras have really come down in price.
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  • As is the case with most choices in life, drink preferences come down to a matter of taste.
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  • Much of this may come down to which room you're planning to decorate in safari style.
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  • If what you offer is within reason, sometimes retailers are willing to come down somewhat on their advertised prices.
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  • Your pet, like a real dog or cat, has to be fed and watered every day and it can come down with medical issues that need to be taken care of.
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  • Garlic is believed to help prevent a cold, or lessen the effects of one you have all ready come down with.
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  • It can help cover up any flaws in flooring at an indoor wedding or create a clean and beautiful path for the bride to come down at an outdoor wedding.
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  • The tiers come down and then jut outward, sometimes swooping slightly upwards at the bottom of each level.
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  • While no official word has come down as to the name of the pop star's newborn, the couple had originally planned to name a baby girl Jailynn -- a combined tribute to Spear's parents, Jamie and Lynn.
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  • If you find year after year your tomatoes come down with one disease or another, try planting your tomatoes in a different section of the garden.
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  • As demand for organic home goods has risen, the prices have come down.
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  • As more women's organic cotton clothing is sold, the costs do come down.
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  • According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one out of six Americans will come down with a foodborne illness each year, leading to 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths.
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  • Always remember to cool down after you have done any strenuous or cardio type of workout so your heart rate has a chance to come down slowly.
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  • As colored icons come down the note "highway" on the game's screen, the player must then hold the appropriately colored fret button(s) down and hit the strum bar in time with the music.
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  • The shields will come down faster than any other weapon you might use.
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  • The two contenders are HD-DVD and Blu-ray, and Sony has come down firmly in the latter camp.
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  • If your next phone purchase has come down to the BlackBerry Bold vs Palm Pre, a side-by-side comparison is just what you need.
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  • It is not unusual for an entire family or several students in the same classroom to come down with similar symptoms, especially if S. pyogenes is the cause.
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  • Step the right foot about shoulder's width off to the right side, letting the weight come down on that foot fully.
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  • Wilder-Taylor may come down hard on breastfeeding and attachment parenting, but she does encourage women to follow their hearts and make their own parenting decisions.
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  • Overalls come down in just two easy snaps and go back on even easier, making the mad dash for the restroom a quick and hassle-free experience.
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  • Since they come down longer on the leg than bikini bottoms, less of your thigh is exposed, which creates the illusion that they're smaller and leaner than normal.
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  • In an extreme version, this might offer a very thin strip of fabric and come down to just above the pubic area.
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  • When to begin a child's swim lessons is a question which has no right or wrong answer, and the age at which you start your child off with lessons will very much come down to your own personal choice.
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  • All in all, the final decision may come down to how the suit makes you feel when you wear it.
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  • Because leggings fit so close to the body, you want your top to come down past your hips - otherwise, this is a look better suited for the gym instead of the street.
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  • How you go about finding the right parts to repair your appliance will ultimately come down to what your budget is like.
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  • When the clip is attached to the tree branch, it's quite secure and only a very hard pull or unclamping the clip will get it to come down.
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  • Virtual or real, the secret to good dating still seems to come down to the joy of focusing attention on the other person.
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  • Today, the cost of these watches has come down significantly and there is also a wide selection of designs available, making them a good option for both men and women.
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  • Prices have come down on closet organization kits in recent months.
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  • If you are a man, you are more likely to come down with gout.
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  • By the time a young person celebrates his or her 25th birthday, rates should start to come down if that individual maintains a clean driving record.
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  • Basically, bra hazards all come down to fit and details.
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  • For some men, their choice of underwear may come down to what their partner prefers.
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  • In some cases, your underwear choice may come down to your body's health.
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  • You can also look for garter belts that come down so low as to cover the thigh - they will be stronger.
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  • Do you need help deciding which side of the Liz Phair debate you come down on?
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  • Final approval for the song did not come down until three days before the episode aired on HBO.
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  • More shows are guaranteed to come down the pipe during upcoming seasons, and there seems to be plenty of anticipatory fans waiting for it to happen.
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  • Many of the show's cast were in the courtroom to see the verdict come down.
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  • His reasons mainly come down to the idea that "automated" blogging ends up not being blogging at all.
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  • All of these have similar features and only slightly different interfaces, so it really does come down to a matter of personal preference and budget.
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  • East of Cape St Jacques the mountains of Annam come down close to the sea; west of that point, as far as the southern headland of Ca-Mau, the coast-line of Cochin-China runs north-east to south-west for about 160 m.
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  • The history of Aegina, as it has come down to us, is almost exclusively a history of its relations with the neighbouring state of Athens.
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  • The forms of life characteristic of India and the Malay peninsula come down to the island of Bali.
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  • Of the Dutch discoverers, Pelsaert was the only one who made any detailed observations of the character of the country inland, and it may here be remarked that his journal contains the first notice and description of the kangaroo that has come down to us.
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  • This all took place at Valarshapat, where Gregory, anxious to fix a site on which to build shrines for the relics of Ripsime and Gaiana, saw the Son of God come down in a sheen of light, the stars of heaven attending, and smite the earth with a golden hammer till the nether world resounded to his blows.
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  • Liguria is not much adapted for sheep-farming on a large scale; but a number of small flocks come down to thc plain of Tuscany in the winter.
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  • His account of this embassy in the Relatio de Legatione Constantinopolitana is perhaps the most graphic and lively piece of writing which has come down to us from the 10th century.
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  • Thenceforth the religion of Yahweh and the religion of the prophets are synonymous; no other reading of Israel's past was possible, and in fact the whole history of the Hebrews in Canaan, as it was finally shaped in the exile, is written from this point of view, and has come down to us, along with the remains of actual prophetic books, under the collective title of "The Prophets."
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