Corner Sentence Examples

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  • From the corner of her eye, she saw Alex watching her.

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  • Two returned to his corner.

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  • The woman smiled, creating an attractive dimple at the corner of her mouth.

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  • They rounded the corner of the building to see a group of men lounging against the fence, watching a display that made Carmen's blood run cold.

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  • She tucked her suspicions back into a corner of her mind.

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  • Elisabeth pointed to the corner.

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  • Little Giotto came out from a corner, trembling and ashamed.

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  • He didn't answer, settling in his corner.

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  • One day my teacher found me in a corner of the library poring over the pages of "The Scarlet Letter."

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  • Rostov stood at that corner for a long time, watching the feast from a distance.

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  • I stopped at a bodega on the corner and bought a bottle of merlot.

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  • The man in the corner was tall with eyes that swirled gold like Damian's had.

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  • Then one of the men went into a corner of the stage.

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  • He knew he was being backed into a corner.

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  • There was a single mattress in one corner and a thin blanket.

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  • The shadow named Two emerged from the corner.

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  • She lay still, the man in the corner so silent she had to look several times to make sure he was still there.

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  • Panic and tears soon drained her of energy, and she stared listlessly at the bloodied ceiling until the man in the corner stirred.

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  • The man hiding in the corner of her mind, he whose death plagued Damian for thousands of years.

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  • She joined a few others at a corner waiting to cross the street.

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  • Deidre stopped to admire bouquets being sold on a street corner.

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  • He stopped in front of a door near the far corner.

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  • He strode through a curtained doorway in the corner and down a long hallway almost too narrow for either of them to fit.

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  • His thoughts went to the door in the corner of past-Death's bedroom in the underworld.

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  • Her heart and breathing drowning out every other sound, she raced down the hall and around a corner, sliding to a stop as she saw the men headed her way.

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  • Drool crusted one corner of his mouth.

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  • She felt that the allurements instinct had formerly taught her to use would now be merely ridiculous in the eyes of her husband, to whom she had from the first moment given herself up entirely--that is, with her whole soul, leaving no corner of it hidden from him.

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  • The curly- headed, delicate boy sat with shining eyes unnoticed in a corner, starting every now and then and muttering something to himself, and evidently experiencing a new and powerful emotion as he turned his curly head, with his thin neck exposed by his turn-down collar, toward the place where Pierre sat.

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  • From the corner of her eye, she saw Yancey look sharply at Len.

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  • A 55-gallon barrel stood in one corner with rags hanging over the edge.

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  • She trailed him, slowing when she turned the corner leading to his apartments.

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  • Darkyn stepped out of the corner where he stood and Deidre grew edgy, fear fluttering through her.

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  • Wynn paced to the desk in one corner, pushing the papers around with frustration.

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  • The tunnel elbowed around yet another corner.

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  • She caught sight of a side passage out of the corner of her eye.

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  • She cried out as he turned yet another corner and his fading yellow light receded into darkness.

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  • She pressed herself against the warm, humming swamp cooler and turned a corner, only to come face to face with Gabriel again.

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  • You've been backed into a corner, and you've shut out everything.

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  • He'd turned a corner.

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  • It was dim inside the stronghold, and the first torch they crossed that burned with black flames mesmerized her long enough for her to lose sight of Darkyn around a corner.

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  • He was out of place, a bright light in the corner of the dimly lit room, dressed casually in jeans, T-shirt and hiking boots.

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  • Rhyn snorted and faced the corner, making out Gabriel's eyes, which gleamed darker than a night in Hell itself.

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  • Rhyn stared hard into Gabriel's dark corner and shook his head.

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  • The death dealer shifted but didn't leave, and Rhyn looked again at the corner.

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  • Toby took the lead, and the demons, Death and Gabe disappeared as Katie rounded the corner of the palace.  The angel released her and raced into the palace and up a set of stairs.  They ascended several floors, until Katie was sucking wind bad enough to stop.  Toby didn't wait for her, and she stumbled forward.  The interior of the palace was unlit, and the darkness of evening crept into the hallways.

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  • She turned a corner and was gone.

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  • He faced the corner, weapons drawn.

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  • I've gotta corner me a Watcher.

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  • A more memorable and clearly authentic monument of Theodoric is furnished by his tomb, a massive mausoleum which stands still perfect outside the walls near the north-east corner of the city.

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  • Scarce a corner of Europe was safe from them.

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  • In 1867 he determined to make for himself a haven of refuge against the invading Philistine, and bought some land on Blackdown, above Haslemere, then a secluded corner of England; here 1'Ir (afterwards Sir) James Knowles began to build him a house, ultimately named Aldworth.

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  • Geographically it is a table-land, forming the north-east corner of the great plateau of Asia Minor, edged on the north by a lofty mountain rim, along the foot of which runs a fringe of coast-land.

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  • Then, again, the shape of the eye, as modelled by the lids, shows a striking peculiarity, For whereas the open eye is almost invariably horizontal in the European, it is often oblique in the Japanese on account of the higher level of the upper corner.

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  • The inner corner is partly or entirely covered by a fold of the upper lid continuing more or less into the lower lid.

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  • A wonderfully accurate register, or successive superposition of each block, is got mainly by the skill of the printer, who is assisted only by a mark defining one corner and another mark showing the opposite side limit.

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  • Above this, approached by a stair, are the Lesche and the theatre, occupying respectively the north-east and northwest corner of the precinct.

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  • Up in the north-eastern corner of the precinct, standing at the foot of the cliffs, are the remains of the interesting Cnidian Lesche or Clubhouse.

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  • At the north-western corner of the precinct is the theatre, one Precinct Of Apollo Hellenique 1897.

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  • At the south-west corner rises the vast Victoria tower, above the royal entrance, 340 ft.

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  • As the wheels rolled softly over the straw beneath the windows, Anna Mikhaylovna, having turned with words of comfort to her companion, realized that he was asleep in his corner and woke him up.

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  • Rostov submissively unbent the corner of his card and, instead of the six thousand he had intended, carefully wrote twenty-one.

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  • And as he spoke he saw a young man coming round the corner of the house between two dragoons.

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  • Having run through different yards and side streets, Pierre got back with his little burden to the Gruzinski garden at the corner of the Povarskoy.

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  • He tried to say something, but his face suddenly puckered and wrinkled; he waved his arm at Toll and turned to the opposite side of the room, to the corner darkened by the icons that hung there.

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  • After she felt herself deserted by Princes Mary and alone in her grief, Natasha spent most of the time in her room by herself, sitting huddled up feet and all in the corner of the sofa, tearing and twisting something with her slender nervous fingers and gazing intently and fixedly at whatever her eyes chanced to fall on.

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  • The men went into the study and little Nicholas Bolkonski followed them unnoticed by his uncle and sat down at the writing table in a shady corner by the window.

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  • The vibrant downtown has restaurants on every corner, some of them with authentic foreign offerings that keep guests coming back for more.

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  • Her hope soared, and she watched him return to his corner.

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  • But he showed no sign of life as he took up his position in his corner, and desperation crept through her.

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  • She felt his fear and squeezed her eyes closed, the man in her arms colliding with the man hiding in the corner of her mind.

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  • With an outstretched hand she touched the wall and managed to feel her way around the corner until she could see the weak glow of the near-extinguished light far ahead.

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  • The second floor contained six quarters, five rooms for guests and the rear left corner occupied by Fred O'Connor.

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  • Dean sat in the corner, trying to read up on Colorado law as it pertained to the duties of sheriff, but was drawn by politeness and the darkened room to view the exhibit.

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  • I sold newspapers down at the corner and ran errands for Barney's pool hall.

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  • Both lay awake, trying not to disturb the other while neither slept until hours after the sun finally slipped around the corner to the other side of the world.

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  • We'll mark every corner, just as Martha did—not just stones but chalk, too.

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  • Cynthia's allotted tour of duty was finished, so he took his wife's hand and they walked to the corner for a better view of the parade.

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  • Dean spotted Cynthia waving from the corner, just as Pumpkin shocked her with a stream of liquid.

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  • Dean skidded around a tight corner and emerged from the elbow.

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  • You don't want all those ladies to make you stand in the corner if you don't have the right answers.

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  • He looked around the corner to see if Lydia was listening.

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  • A corner table was overturned, a lamp smashed, and a bottle of vodka broken against the wall.

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  • Dean crossed his fingers that bureaucracy would take some time in unsnarling its spaghetti of red tape and Martha would remain in a back corner of their interest.

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  • They walked to a corner and turned away from the busy main street onto a quieter side one.

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  • The clerk darted around the counter towards the corner, where someone had accidently tipped over a lit candelabra that was now burning the curtains.

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  • She won a bet but backed herself into a corner.

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  • Darkyn stepped out of the corner where he stood.

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  • Though he possessed nowhere near the level of power he used to, he was still able to sense the figure cowering in a corner.

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  • From the corner of her eye, she saw Alex enter the living room with a cup of coffee in one hand.

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  • Jonathan disappeared around the corner and Alex started after him.

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  • From the corner of her eye, she saw him turn to watch her.

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  • The waiting room consisted of two chairs, an empty magazine rack, and a potted plant in the corner.

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  • Panicked, she backpedaled until trapped into the corner of the couch.

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  • A human-like creature sat in the corner making snorting sounds he assumed was weeping.

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  • True to his word, they drove less than two blocks before he entered a public parking garage and drove to the bottommost floor and parked in a dark corner with yellow no- parking lines.

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  • At last he moved around the desk to a dark corner and withdrew a crystal carafe from a locked cabinet.

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  • The cowering healer left his corner of the cell for the first time in a while and approached the human on the bed.

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  • Her blurred vision fell to the corner, where a creature with glowing emerald eyes crouched.

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  • She scrambled toward the back of the cell, huddling with Lankha in a corner.

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  • The robed man strode away, and Katie and Lankha eased from the corner.

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  • Gabriel's soft cluck of disapproval filled the air around him as Rhyn sat in the corner, watching the most vexing woman in the world --his mate --sleep.

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  • He.d miss the smell and sight of his homeland and yearned already to stay here rather than return to his dark corner of the Immortal underworld!

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  • A sound from a trunk in the corner drew Jade.s attention.

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  • She awoke long before dawn, and her eyes went to the corner where Gabriel no longer sat.

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  • Kris poured himself chilled whiskey from the small refrigerator tucked in a corner.

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  • Long ago, before Sasha broke from the Council, he had stayed in a corner chamber overlooking the forest.

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  • Lankha was huddled in a corner with his hands over his head.

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  • Katie motioned to the healer, who scampered from his corner to the bed.

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  • Katie paced her corner of the gymnasium, where she had been herded with the rest of the Immortal mates.

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  • Her gaze went around the chamber and settled on the alcohol in the corner.

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  • He went to a dark corner in the cafeteria to wait.

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  • One counter was still standing next to the refrigerator tucked in a corner, and he swept the broken glass from the top to create a little work space.

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  • A familiar shape in the dark corner of the cafeteria caught his attention as he passed, and he paused to raise a hand in greeting.

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  • Her Immortal guard poked his head in every corner and door and looked under the bed before he left her in peace.

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  • Jade ignored her and crossed to a trunk in the corner.

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  • She didn.t notice Gabriel in the corner until he spoke.

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  • The quaint streets of Pacific Grove were quiet during the weekday, with a small group of women lingering in the midmorning sun at the café on the corner.

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  • They heard her before turning the corner.

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  • Romas was all business by the time they rounded the corner; he even released Evelyn's hand and quickened his step into one that befitted a warrior prince.

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  • The warriors made no move to corner the critter or even calm Kiera down.

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  • When he disappeared around the corner, she returned to her thoughts and following the lights.

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  • Evelyn was the queen of handling crowds, but Kiera could think of nothing more than ducking into a safe corner and staying there with her back to the wall.

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  • She strode to the clothing unit in the corner and ordered her a set.

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  • She was about to walk away in defeat and take her place in a dark corner watching the partygoers when she heard the sounds of approaching footsteps.

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  • They made it several doors before three of Romas's clan charged around the corner of a nearby intersection.

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  • A shape in the corner drew her attention, and she gasped.

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  • She crossed to the boxes she had stacked in the corner and covered with a square of cloth.

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  • Kiera spun and darted down the hall, snatching Talal's arm and pulling her around the corner before Ne'Rin saw them.

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  • She heard footsteps from the direction of the conference room and offered a smile as Ne'Rin rounded the corner.

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  • When Dean returned after confirming a reservation from yet another ice climber, she sat huddled in the corner of the sofa.

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  • Edith was as nervous as the prior evening, glancing across the hall at her son, as if danger lurked in every corner of Bird Song.

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  • Gladys Turnbull was pounding away on a lap top computer in a corner of the parlor while young Martha and Donnie played a game of Old Maid on the sofa.

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  • Donnie clung to his mother, eyes wide, pointing to a climber about to descend from the corner of the bridge.

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  • He wasn't quite ready for sleep so he wandered back to the parlor, sat in the back corner and picked up a biking magazine.

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  • Cynthia sat huddled in the corner of her seat, away from Dean, her tiny size looking childlike as she trembled, in spite of the fact the Jeep's heater was set on high.

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  • Edith Shipton was standing by the fireplace, sobbing, Ryland was ready to swing on Fitzgerald, Claire Quincy was protesting something in the corner while Effie just looked bewildered.

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  • She stood on the front porch, cigarette in hand, huddled in the corner so as not to be seen by Ryland when he returned Dean guessed.

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  • She was wedged into a corner chair with one hand in a bag of cookies while the other took notes.

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  • Gladys Turnbull, almost forgotten in the corner, spoke up for the first time.

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  • During the hurried explanations of her mother's condition, her trip home and hushed comments on the recent happenings, it was moments before Dean noticed Janet O'Brien sitting in the far corner.

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  • Martha peeked around the corner to see if Donnie was in sight.

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  • He started to enter the first room, on the northwest corner, but Cynthia tugged him further down the hall until they reached Edith Shipton's room on the southeast corner.

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  • Jackson rounded the corner onto Elm Street toward the Renaissance inspired estate he currently called home.

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  • Sarah Carrington rounded the corner to the foyer and scowled at him.

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  • Cowering in the opposite corner, sat a young lady rocking, with her face in her hands.

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  • She startled then cowered even deeper into the corner.

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  • When she rounded the corner to enter the room she shrieked, "Jesus, it looks like a bomb went off in here."

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  • He had requested a table in a corner of the room, away from wait staff traffic to and from the kitchen.

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  • Something caught his eye in the far corner of the room, the orchid.

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  • Upon reaching the corner, he discovered why.

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  • The three brought the supplies down and set them up in one corner of the room.

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  • Blue eyes sparkled like sapphires in her round face, and a dimple danced at the corner of her generous mouth.

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  • Be sure to put the bucket in the corner so it won't get knocked over.

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  • He cowered in the corner, clutching a white hen in his mouth.

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  • Carmen pulled the coop door shut and the fox snarled around the hen, backing deeper into the corner.

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  • From the corner of her eye she saw the gray truck pushing a trail down the drive and dodged out of its path, completely forgetting about the stump hidden under the snow.

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  • From the corner of her eye she saw Katie give Alex a poisonous look, but Carmen walked out without looking in his direction.

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  • The soft voice and the little dimple that played at the corner of her mouth when she teased him... she was so beautiful – and so utterly unaware of her charm.

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  • General Greene asked from his position at a small planning table in the corner.

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  • It resembled a studio apartment with a real bed and dresser, a restroom cordoned off by opaque curtains in one corner, a small study where he kept his war docs, a kitchenette, rugs, and a small living area.

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  • Lana sprang up from her corner of the couch and flung her arms around Elise.

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  • She studied him with more interest than fear, even if she did push herself into the corner again.

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  • He watched Lana from the corner of his eye, returning to his weapons, this time with his back to the wall and not towards her.

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  • The occupant of the large chair in the corner of the living room launched towards her in a flurry of brown and black fur.

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  • We have more blankets in the corner nearest the entrance.

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  • The youth turned a corner, and Brady followed then stopped.

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  • Another corner contained crates full of sleeping babies while older children sat reading antique books in the center of the room.

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  • The children were monitored by a few teens, who sat in one corner laughing and talking.

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  • He glanced at the demon guards in the corner and motioned for them to leave.

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  • The Immortal cowering in the corner gasped.  Darkyn circled the super demon in satisfaction.

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  • Shaking his head, he continued to his destination.  He emerged through a portal leading to Death's corner of the underworld.  It was a place no demon or Immortal was allowed to go, and he'd thought it impossible to get there, until he'd tried.  He'd visited Gabriel once before.

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  • Kiki sprang up from his seat in the corner.

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  • That was under the bed, in the back corner.

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  • Dean chuckled as he reached beneath the mat to a back corner for something that caught his eye.

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  • Just imagine being a little mouse in the corner, see­ing who shows up, what they have to say about you.

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  • Be at the corner of Locust and Ninth in 20 min­utes or I'm a dead man!

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  • His mind tried to pic­ture what was located on that corner but couldn't.

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  • Just as Dean backed from the driveway, another car turned the corner and waited for him to clear the entrance.

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  • It was located around the corner from headquarters and he was early anyway.

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  • Dean tucked the list in his pocket and walked the short dis­tance around the corner to Police Headquarters.

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  • A waitress wearing a lace cap denoting her Pennsylvania Dutch heritage seated him at a small corner table by the window.

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  • The return trip took them past Bascomb Place and as they rounded the corner, Fred yelled "Stop!" so violently Dean thought he was about to run down an unseen nun.

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  • When Cynthia Byrne finally stopped crying, she wiped her eyes on the corner of the red blanket.

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  • The dining room was nearly empty and they chose a seat in a quiet corner.

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  • As Dean rounded the corner of Collingswood Avenue and pulled in his driveway, he noticed a light blue car pull away from the opposite curb.

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  • The car was around the corner and out of sight when his field of vision cleared.

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  • He knew the old man wouldn't miss the service and spotted him in the far right corner.

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  • Homer Flanders, Tic-Face to some of his friends, was found resting in a quiet corner of the Parkside bus terminal, his throat slit like a sec­ond grin.

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  • No, Mabel, that ain't no bright red sweater on the guy in the corner!

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  • As Dean turned the corner to 422 Collingswood Avenue, another car followed and pulled into the drive behind him.

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  • Cece Baldwin didn't answer yet another call made from a corner payphone.

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  • Early the next morn­ing, after showering, he walked around the corner to a gas station and from an outside payphone dialed Cece Baldwin.

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  • The vehicle careened down the block, narrowly missing a mail truck that honked its irri­tation, and sped around the corner before Dean had staggered to his feet.

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  • Cynthia was there, seated alone in a cramped corner, looking beautiful in something summery, short and yellow, unsmiling but nodding in acknowledgment of his greeting.

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  • The town of Cortez, located in the southwestern corner of Colorado, was near the only spot in the country where four states converged.

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  • There were scores of dots of color but Dean had little trouble catching sight of a yellow blur rounding a corner, further below than he would have guessed.

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  • As he rounded a corner, he spotted Fred O'Connor walking toward him.

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  • I was the one who spotted the suitcases while Byrne was around the corner doing his business so I pitched them in his trunk without opening them.

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  • The smell of alfalfa came from a stack of hay in the corner.

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  • Some cobwebbed corner of her mind still considered what they were doing as indecent.

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  • A movement at the corner of her eye made her turn.

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  • From the corner of his eye, he saw one of the many animals his brother Dusty's mate had rescued.

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  • Jenn dodged one and saw the flash of purple from the corner of her eye.

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  • Darian flipped a knife in the air then sat down on a chair in the corner.

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  • He couldn't imagine waking up to find an Other sitting in the corner.

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  • He glanced at her backpack, which rested in the corner.

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  • Dusty stood in the corner of a small hotel room, peering out the windows.

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  • He pulled a rocking chair from the corner to her bed and sat.

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  • She rose from her corner and strode to Jenn, the air around her filled with glitter.

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  • From the corner of her eye, she saw the first of another group of guardsmen rushing the obelisk.

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  • The messenger rushed across the street to deliver his package to the man on the corner.

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  • Taran watched him until he disappeared around a corner.

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  • She pushed herself away from the door and crossed to a small pitcher of water and basin in the corner.

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  • A large barrel was tucked in one corner and several small bladders stacked near the front.

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  • She smiled up at him sweetly, that tiny dimple playing at the corner of her mouth.

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  • As she paused at the buggy, from the corner of her eye she saw Rob approaching her.

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  • He leaned forward and plucked the nest from the corner, and that was when she saw Alex.

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  • Alex rounded the corner of the barn and addressed the man working on the area where the gate was going to be.

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  • Alex drew Carmen into a corner and stood with an arm around her waist.

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  • Carmen stepped back into the corner, out of the way as people began leaving the room.

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  • Unsure whether she was welcome in their conversation, she remained in the corner.

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  • Mr. O'Hara slid a leg over the corner of her desk and folded his arms across his chest.

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  • Placing a cigarette in the corner of his mouth, his long fingers then searched the pockets of his brown tweed jacket and finally emerged with a match.

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  • As she grabbed her luggage and headed for van, from the corner of her eye she noticed that he paused mid stride and then turned away.

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  • The lady led her to a corner where two brooms hung on the wall.

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  • From the corner of her eye she saw Keaton select a rock from the drive and throw it into the woods.

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  • From the corner of her eye she saw the long dark shape and screamed.

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  • She retrieved the broom from the corner and started sweeping up the glass.

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  • From the corner of her eye she noticed Keaton watching her.

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  • From the corner of her eye she saw them approach, but the amber gaze held hers in its intoxicating grip.

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  • They disappeared around a corner, and he left.

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  • A flash of black in the corner of her eye drew her attention to the cat darting down one hall.

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  • A decal with the symbol of the White God – a sun and moon with an arrow through it – was in the corner of one window.

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  • A creature that bored with life was going to corner and sink his fangs into anything that challenged him.

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  • From the corner of his eye, he saw her frown.

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  • Straightening, he blocked her attempt to flee from the porch and backed her into the corner.

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  • A smile tugged up one corner of the blonde woman's lips.

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  • Jessi absently picked it up and placed it in a corner.

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  • He watched from the corner of his eye as she checked her phone.

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  • You might have to leave that safe corner where you've spent your life.

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  • He would never admit that the White God was right aloud, but he began to think he already left his safe corner by placing his fate in Jessi's hands.

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  • Damian was cautiously entertained while the corner of Dusty's lips curved up.

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  • He had left his corner.

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  • A white desk crammed in a corner was covered with teen magazines, and a box of beads had spilled and scattered a rainbow across the carpet.

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  • Jessi carefully placed Ashley's project in a corner of the box, praying her cousin was alive to finish it one day.

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  • The south-west corner of the island was served by a direct road from Carales westward through Decimomannu (note the name Decimo, a survival, no doubt, of a Roman post-station ad decimum lapidem), where there is a fine Roman bridge over 100 yds.

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  • An undersized lawn is really a poor pitch, because it involves playing from corner to corner instead of up and down - the orthodox direction.

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  • The Canadian Northern railway has a remarkable network of railways connecting Winnipeg with every corner of Manitoba.

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  • Beyond the south-east corner of the lake is a depression known as the Bahr-el-Ghazal (not to be confounded with the Nile affluent of the same name).

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  • One of the ancient trade routes across the Sahara - that from Tripoli to Kuka in Bornu - strikes the lake at its northwest corner, but this has lost much of its former importance.

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  • The archaeological interest of Aegina is centred in the well-known temple on the ridge near the northern corner of the island.

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  • James Fergusson was of opinion that the Temple stood near the south-western corner.

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  • Westward of this gate the wall followed the south side of the valley which joined the Tyropoeon from the west as far as the north-western corner of the city at the site of the present Jaffa Gate and the socalled tower of David.

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  • At the corner stood the residence of the Babylonian governor, near the site upon which King Herod afterwards built his magnificent palace.

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  • Silurian rocks are well developed in western Tasmania, and the Silurian sea must have washed the south-western corner of the continent, if the rocks of the Stirling Range be rightly identified as of this age.

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  • In the slow process of time they drove them into the most southerly corner of Australia, just as the Saxons drove the Celts into Cornwall and the Welsh hills.

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  • Beginning in the south-east corner of the Gold Coast colony this range, composed of quartzites and schists, extends beyond the borders of Togoland into upper Dahomey.

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  • Giovanni in Laterano - and the Virgin's wedding -ring; and at the north-east corner is a sitting statue of Pope Julius III.

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  • Barry Links, a triangular sandy track occupying the south-eastern corner of the shire, are used as a camping and manoeuvring ground for the artillery and infantry forces of the district, and occasionally of Scotland.

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  • The river Mahi, which passes through the states of Partabgarh and Banswara, receiving the Som, drains the south-west corner of Rajputana through Gujarat into the Gulf of Cambay.

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  • The tuture hope of Italy, however, was growing in a remote and hitherto neglected corner.

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  • In the south-east corner of the city are the picturesque ruins of the Roman imperial palace, and near the bridge are the extensive substructures of the 4thcentury Roman baths, 660 ft.

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  • At a corner of the square is a remarkable cannon, known as Dulle Griete (Mad Meg), 19 ft.

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  • The southeastern corner of the province is traversed by the Westerwolde Aa, which discharges into the Dollart.

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  • The Post Office, at the corner of Exchange and Middle streets, is of white Vermont marble and has a Corinthian portico.

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  • The maxillaries are connected with the distal anterior corner of the quadrate by the thin, splint-like jugal and quadratojugal.

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  • In the south-western corner of the enclosure stands the citadel (ark), within a wall 25 ft.

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  • The same spirit of enterprise which brought the Northmen into Gaul seems to carry the Normans out of Gaul into every corner of the world.

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  • The first recorded person of European descent to enter the limits of Nevada was Francisco Garces (1738-1781), of the Order of St Francis, who set out from Sonora in 1775 and passed through what is now the extreme southern corner of the state on his way to California.

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  • The 15th-century castle in the north-east corner of the town erected by the Venetians is a picturesque brick building.

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  • The Latin colony of Alba Fucens near the north-west corner of the lake was founded in the adjoining Aequian territory in 303, so that from the beginning of the 3rd century the Marsians were in touch with a Latin-speaking community, to say nothing of the Latin colony of Carsioli (298 B.C.) farther west.

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  • The chief record of the dialect or patois we owe to the goddess Angitia, whose chief temple and grove stood at the south-west corner of Lake Fucinus, near the inlet to the emissarius of Claudius (restored by Prince Torlonia), and the modern village of Luco.

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  • It passed through several editions, and was performed at the theatre in Edinburgh; its title is still known in every corner of Scotland, even if it be no longer read.

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  • With Fisk in August 1869 he began to buy gold in a daring attempt to "corner" the market, his hope being that, with the advance in price of gold, wheat would advance to such a price that western farmers would sell, and there would be a consequent great movement of breadstuffs from West to East, which would result in increased freight business for the Erie road.

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  • The mouth is rather narrow and provided at each corner with a very small barbel.

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  • A small area in the north-eastern corner of the state is drained northward by the Tennessee and the Hatchie.

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  • When this chain formed the Atlantic mountainborder of the continent excepting this north-eastern corner, Mississippi had not emerged from the waters of the ancient Gulf of Mexico.

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  • The steady advance of scientific inquiry into every corner of Persia, backed by the unceasing efforts of a new school of geographical explorers, has left nothing unexamined that can be subjected to superficial observation.

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  • The Ethiopian fauna plays but a subordinate part in Asia, intruding only into the south-western corner, and occupying the desert districts of Arabia and Syria, although some of the characteristic species reach still farther into Persia and Sind, and even into western India.

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  • His oration in 1825 at the laying of the corner stone of the Bunker Hill monument contained perhaps the clearest statement to be found anywhere of the principles underlying the American War of Independence.

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  • St Michael's (1746), a stately pile, was the church which Robert Burns attended, and in its churchyard he was buried, his remains being transferred in 1815 to the magnificent mausoleum erected in the south-east corner, where also lie his wife, Jean Armour, and several members of his family.

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  • A small tract, part of the Leicestershire coalfield, lies in the south-east corner, and in the north-west corner a portion of the Lancashire coalfield appears about New Mills and Whaley Bridge.

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  • Its superficial extent is seen when the folds covering the shell are cut away and the shell removed; the external surface forms a triangle with its base bordering the pericardium, and its apex directed posteriorly and reaching to the lefthand posterior corner of the shell-chamber.

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  • Thus the base of the gill passes in a slanting direction across the right-hand side of the kidney, the posterior end being dorsal to the apex of the gland, and the anterior end ventral to the right-hand corner.

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  • The Mandaean places of worship, being designed only for the priests and their assistants (the worshippers remaining in the forecourt), are excessively small, and very simply furnished; two windows, a door that opens towards the south so that those who enter have their faces turned towards the pole star, a few boards in the corner, and a gabled roof complete the whole structure; there is neither altar nor decoration of any kind.

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  • The Palazzo Dario with its dedication, Urbis genio, the superb Manzoni-Montecuculi-Polignac, with its friezes of spread-eagles in low relief, and the Vendramini-Calergi or Non nobis palace, whose facade is characterized by its roundheaded windows of grouped twin lights between columns, are among the more important; though beautiful specimens, such as the Palazzo Trevisan on the Rio della Paglia, and the Palazzo Corner Reali at the Fava, are to be found all over the city.

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  • The more remarkable are Sansovino's Palazzo Corner, Longhena's massive and imposing Palazzo Pesaro, the Palazzo Rezzonico, from designs by Longhena with the third storey added by Massari, Sammicheli's Palazzo Corner at San Polo, and Massari's well-proportioned and dignified Palazzo Grassi at San Samuele, built in 1740.

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  • The corner towards the Ponte della Puglia was also restored, and the hideous device of walling up the five last arches, adopted in the 16th century by the architect Da Ponte, was removed without prejudice to the stability of the structure.

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  • The second road runs from the treaty port of Niu-chwang through Mukden to Petuna in the north-western corner of the Kirin province, and thence to Tsitsihar, Mergen and the Amur.

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  • The line, which affords through communication from Europe by way of the Trans-Siberian system, enters Manchuria near a station of that name in the north-west corner of the country, passes Khailar, and runs south-east, near Tsitsihar, to Harbin.

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  • The Pelasgic wall enclosed the spring Clepsydra, beneath the north-western corner of the Acropolis, which furnished a watersupply to the defenders of the fortress.

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  • Beneath, at the north-eastern corner, is the cleft which formed the sanctuary of the I Eµvat, or Erinyes.

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  • Before his time the Athenians used as a port the roadstead of Phalerum at the north-eastern corner of Phalerum bay partly sheltered by Cape Kolias.

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  • At either corner of the Propylaea entrance were equestrian statues dedicated by the Athenian knights; the bases with inscriptions have lately been recovered.

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  • In this sacred enclosure, which lay between the south-eastern corner of the Propylaea and the wall of Cimon, no traces of a temple have been found.

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  • The Parthenon was transformed into a mosque; the existing minaret at its south-western corner was built after 1466.

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  • This symbol is in general use; it is assumed that at each corner there is a CH group which, however, is not always written in; if a hydrogen atom be substituted by another group, then this group is attached to the corner previously occupied by the displaced hydrogen.

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  • Rheinhessen is separated from Starkenburg by the Rhine, and has that river as its northern as well as its eastern frontier, though it extends across it at the north-east corner, where the Rhine, on receiving the Main, changes its course abruptly from south to west.

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  • It issues from the south-west corner of Lake Ladoga in two channels, which are obstructed by sandstone reefs, so that the better of the two has a depth of only 7 to 16 ft.

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  • Revoil, had (1878-1881) made three journeys in the north-east corner of the protectorate, especially in the Darror valley.

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  • After mounting are written - usually in the right-hand corner of the sheet, or on a label there affixed - the designation of each species, the date and place of gathering, and the name of the collector.

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  • It is convenient to place in a small envelope gummed to an upper corner of the sheet any flowers, seeds or leaves needed for dissection or microscopical examination, especially where from the fixation of the specimen it is impossible to examine the leaves for oilreceptacles and where seed is apt to escape from ripe capsules and be lost.

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  • There is considerable difficulty in removing mounted specimens of algae from paper, and therefore a small portion preserved on mica should accompany each specimen, enclosed for safety in a small envelope fastened at one corner of the sheet of paper.

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  • The left branch is appreciably noticed near Odessa and the north-west corner; the right branch sweeps past the Crimea, strikes the Caucasian shore (where it comes to the surface running across, but not into, the south-east corner of the Black Sea), and finally disperses flowing westwards along the northern coast of Asia Minor between Cape Jason and 1 The early Greek navigators gave it the epithet of axenus, i.e.

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  • Along the west frontier there appear broad and strongly marked zones of Cretaceous limestone, alternating with Jurassic and Triassic, joined by a strip of Palaeozoic formations running from the north-west corner of Bosnia.

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  • The great altar lay to the south of the temple, and a little to the east of it are what appear to be the remains of an earlier altar, built into the corner of a large Square edifice of Roman date, perhaps a house of the priests.

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  • An extensive water-parting in the north central part of the state, an elevation whose inclination is almost imperceptible, determines the course of three great continental river systems. From this central elevation the land slopes off in all directions, rising again in the extreme north-east corner, where the rugged granite uplift in Cook county, known as the Misquah Hills, reaches an altitude of 2230 ft., the highest point in the state; and in the south-west corner, where an altitude of 1800 ft.

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  • There is a torpedo and submarine boat station on the north side of the channel at the entrance to the lake, but the principal naval works are at Sidi Abdallah at the south-west corner of the lake and to m.

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  • The most southern of these chapadoes, that of the Parana basin, in which may be included the northern part of the Uruguay and eastern part of the Paraguay basins, includes the greater part of the states of Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catharina, Parana and Sao Paulo, the southwestern corner of Minas Geraes, a part of southern Goyaz, and the south-eastern corner of Matto Grosso.

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  • It includes a small part of eastern Sao Paulo, the greater part of the state of Rio de Janeiro, a small corner of Espirito Santo, and a narrow strip along the southern border of Minas Geraes.

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  • In the extreme north-east corner of the republic where the Brazilian Guiana plateau slopes toward the Atlantic there is a small area lying outside the drainage basin of the Amazon.

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  • It becomes equivalent to economic laisser-faire and "Manchesterism," and as such it must fight its own corner with those who now take into consideration many national factors which had no place in the early utilitarian individualistic regime of Cobden's own day.

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  • A mile and a half from the town, on the Lochy, stands the grand old ruin of Inverlochy Castle, a massive quadrangular pile with a round tower at each corner, a favourite subject with landscape painters.

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  • The construction of the building at this southwestern corner shows that there was some sacred object that had to be bridged over by a huge block of marble; this we know from inscriptions to have been the Cecropeum or tomb of Cecrops.

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  • At the time of the Athenian siege Syracuse consisted of two quarters - the island and the "outer city" of Thucydides, generally known as Achradina, and bounded by the sea on the north and east, with the adjoining suburbs of Apollo Temenites farther inland at the foot of the southern slopes of Epipolae and Tyche west of the north-west corner of Achradina.

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  • If there are more B corners than one, either on xA or x'A', the expression for i is the product of corresponding factors, such as in (5) Restricting the attention to a single corner B, a = n(cos no +i sin 110) _ (b-a'.0-a) +1!

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  • It lies at the head of a creek opening into the northwestern corner of Portsmouth harbour.

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  • It should therefore be kept a year or more in heaps in some waste corner and turned over once or twice so that the air can gain access to it and oxidize the poisonous ingredients in it.

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  • In the north-east corner of the city is the Nestorian church which was noted by Marco Polo, the façade being " elaborately carved and the gates covered with elegantly wrought iron."

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  • This province, which skirts the Persian Gulf from the mouth of the Euphrates to the frontiers of Oman, is low and hot; its shores are flat, and with the exception of Kuwet at the north-west corner of the gulf, it possesses no deep water port.

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  • Oman (q.v.) includes all the south-eastern corner of the peninsula.

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  • At the corner of the Graben, one of the busiest thoroughfares, containing the most fashionable shops in Vienna, is the Stock im Eisen, the stump of a tree, said to be the last survivor of a holy grove round which the original settlement of Vindomina sprang up. It is full of nails driven into it by travelling journeymen.

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  • The Peak lies immediately to the south-west of the capital, in the extreme north-west corner of the island, and is used as a station for signalling the approach of vessels.

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  • Bonds were issued on the 8th of November 1892 for the construction of a new state house at Providence, the corner stone was laid in October 1896, and the building was thrown open to use on the 1st of January 1901.

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  • A fortress defended the north-west corner of the town, and was captured by the English from the Mahrattas in October 1803.

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  • On the top of this system as a foundation were set several statue bases, one bearing the signature of Lysippus, which shows that the system stood there at least as early as the 4th century B.C. Some parts of it may have been taken from older buildings, but not the cornice nor the corner metope block which formed an obtuse angle.

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  • In the southwest corner of the town is the esplanade, with an equestrian statue of the emperor William I., and monuments to Prince Frederick Charles and Marshal Ney, commanding a fine view of the "pays messin," a fertile plain lying to the south.

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  • The crop of Indian corn is especially large in a belt of counties beginning near the north-eastern corner of the state and extending in a south-westerly direction.

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  • Most of the rice is raised along the seaboard, in the south-eastern corner of the state.

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  • The town (also called Edwardesabad and Dhulipnagar) lies in the north-west corner of the district, in the valley of the Kurram river.

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  • The opera house occupies the north-west corner of the Parade Ground.

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  • The wall was strengthened by towers at intervals, such as the Arundel Tower at the north-western corner.

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  • Here the stone that the builders rejected was made the head of the corner.

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  • The south-east corner of the state is a sandy lowland, generally level with a slightly elevated ridge (Manomet) south of Plymouth, and well watered by ponds.

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  • With the exception of this corner, Massachusetts is a part of the slanting upland that includes all of southern New England.

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  • The Merrimac, the second stream of the state in volume, runs in a charming valley through the extreme northeast corner, and affords immensely valuable water-power at Lowell, Lawrence and Haverhill.

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  • It has secured as public reservations the summit and sides of Greylock (3535 ft.) in the north-west corner of the state, and of Wachusett (2108 ft.) near the centre.

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  • As the Guard recoiled (about 8 P.M.) Zieten pierced the northeast corner of the French front, and their whole line gave way as the allies rushed forward on their now defenceless re Three battalions of the Guard indeed stood their French.

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