Country sentence example

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  • The country was wild and beautiful.
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  • His birth father already suspected she was a country bumpkin.
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  • I pass farm country, for miles and miles as I travel in my home on wheels.
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  • Country kids need a good nurse as much as a city kid, you know.
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  • I drive the country roads, humming my tune, my new little pet safely in my hands.
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  • Thousands of years ago the greatest country, in the world was Egypt.
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  • The whole country was stirred up.
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  • "Is this a fairy country?" asked the boy.
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  • I'll take you for a ride through more country in a day than you could hope to walk in a week.
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  • "Second," Katie cut in, "His father's family has been in this country longer than yours."
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  • But just remember, it's the country that I'm interested in exploring.
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  • It wasn't wise to allow a canteen to go empty in this country, but the water supply was getting low.
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  • "This is a fine country, and I like all the people that live in it," he told Dorothy.
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  • It was coal country, or had been, as much of the depressed countryside screamed of poverty.
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  • The "once upon a time" was now; the "far-away country" was here.
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  • Then our country will be rid of all its unwelcome visitors.
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  • The country was beautiful, poised on the edge of spring.
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  • Even in the country do we get any rest?
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  • This system will look at all the Italian restaurants around the country that you already like and look at all the ingredients they order online and look for restaurants in San Francisco using the same set of ingredients.
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  • And so, if the railroad reached round the world, I think that I should keep ahead of you; and as for seeing the country and getting experience of that kind, I should have to cut your acquaintance altogether.
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  • Childhood excursions had taught her that the country was rough, but was she up to ten miles of walking?
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  • A motor home passed by, with California plates, only the open road of the entire country ahead of them.
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  • We went to the other side of the country to find her more funnel cakes.
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  • These Carolina country fools never lock their doors making it so easy it's scarcely a challenge.
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  • From the desperate city you go into the desperate country, and have to console yourself with the bravery of minks and muskrats.
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  • He became famous as one of the bravest and best of the generals who fought to make our country free.
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  • It would allow my future wife, who was from Iowa, to view a part of the country she'd never seen.
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  • Ethel Reagan, the writer, noted the tips were telephoned from various locations across the country and provided by both men and women.
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  • Cynthia devoured every publication she could find on the subject and was looking forward to spending some quality time hiking the high country, if the demand of Bird Song's chores would allow snatches of free time.
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  • She has begun seeing someone; a young man who does grounds keeping work at the Country Club and is a half dozen years her junior.
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  • Bring in the explosives teams to prep the country club and hotels.
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  • Behind it were seven hundred miles of hunger-stricken, hostile country; ahead were a few dozen miles separating it from its goal.
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  • They meant to leave for the country long ago.
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  • Our location should be within a couple of hours at the most from a city; not in the country, per se, perhaps a small town.
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  • Sprinkled in the assortment of oldies were a few exceptions—two couples both named Dawkins, and Pumpkin Green, a young man taking a break from his cross country hike to California in support of the homeless, or so he claimed.
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  • The people of his country had made him their king; but as soon as he had made good laws for them he gave up his crown.
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  • "It was in our country that the first men and women lived," they said.
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  • Cassie moved away from him and scowled at the country without seeing it.
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  • Instead, I pulled to the side of the country road like any good citizen.
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  • "That is the one evil of our country," answered the invisible man.
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  • His name is remembered in our country as that of a brave and noble man.
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  • I'm just a country hick myself.
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  • The sausage is country fresh too.
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  • Elderly Brandon Westlake, the only single oldie, failed to engage Cynthia's interest in his day's activities, a high country wildflower photo shoot in Governor's Basin.
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  • This system will look at all the restaurants across the country (even around the world) where you have dined frequently.
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  • "Why, so as not to lay waste the country we were abandoning to the enemy," said Prince Andrew with venomous irony.
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  • Maybe Sarah or Giddon would take her to the little country store where the dirt road joined the highway.
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  • "Why, there seems to be no night at all in this country," Zeb replied.
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  • So they said, We must go to a new country far away and build schools and houses and churches and make new cities.
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  • I was only doing as the Canadians do, while I was in their country, and besides I honor England's good queen.
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  • It had been the mildest late winter in years and the lack of high country snow had opened the Jeep roads weeks earlier than usual.
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  • He is one of the greatest men in our country, was the answer.
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  • They passed out into the open country and saw the cottages of the poor people.
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  • Men come from every country to see him and learn from him.
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  • They view the opposition by others to the actions of their country as treason, or at least, inexplicably self-destructive.
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  • Bennigsen loudly criticized this mistake, saying that it was madness to leave a height which commanded the country around unoccupied and to place troops below it.
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  • He has betrayed his Tsar and his country, he has gone over to Bonaparte.
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  • How I missed the fresh air and country scenes any painter would utilize his entire palette to capture.
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  • Martha and Betsy spent many a weekend searching out of the way shops and country auctions for their antiques.
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  • I'm more used to country property where doors and windows are left open, making my life oh so easy.
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  • I tried to force from my memory the mayhem and violence Grasso had wrought across the country.
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  • He was ready to serve his country in any way that he could.
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  • It is true that I was familiar with all literary braille in common use in this country--English, American, and New York Point; but the various signs and symbols in geometry and algebra in the three systems are very different, and I had used only the English braille in my algebra.
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  • But the only true America is that country where you are at liberty to pursue such a mode of life as may enable you to do without these, and where the state does not endeavor to compel you to sustain the slavery and war and other superfluous expenses which directly or indirectly result from the use of such things.
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  • Having reached his country house and begun to give orders about domestic arrangements, the count grew quite tranquil.
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  • Riding horses was one of her favorite pastimes, and the country out that way was gorgeous - winter or summer.
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  • You can't imagine how I've missed the country.
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  • I'm in another country, if only for a short while to see if the pickings here are to my liking.
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  • Imagine, he's even considering playing this game, and in some foreign country!
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  • I jump at any excuse to visit the high country.
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  • His place is as busy as a country doctor's waiting room in flu season.
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  • What happened in the country?
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  • About the year 919 the country was invaded by Raegenald (Rdgnvaldr grandson of I'varr), a Norwegian king from Ireland, who seized York and occupied the lands of St Cuthbert.
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  • The climate of the country is warm, humid, and very trying to Europeans.
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  • The more one considers the condition of science at the time, and the state of the country in which the discovery took place, the more wonderful does the invention of logarithms appear.
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  • Find all the old men that live on the mountains or in the flat country around, and command them to appear before me one week from to-day.
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  • There they might live in peace and safety while all the country round was overrun by rude and barbarous men.
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  • Inspired by the Chinese effort, he, too, tried to increase the agricultural production of his country by emptying the cities and sending everyone to work on the farms under brutal conditions.
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  • In 1966, Mao Zedong closed the universities in China and sent their students and professors to the country to farm.
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  • Though in the new reign he was free to return to the capitals, he still continued to live in the country, remarking that anyone who wanted to see him could come the hundred miles from Moscow to Bald Hills, while he himself needed no one and nothing.
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  • Brazilian cuisine is extremely diverse owing to the culturally mixed history of the country.
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  • The Horsemen controlled and activated space weapons with the capability to destroy a country.
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  • She'd never spoken of them to anyone, not since being granted access to a file only a handful of people in the country had access to.
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  • Just one of the missing keypads was enough to cripple half the country.
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  • I locked out all the terminals, the emergency operations networks for the eastern part of the country, and re-routed the communications systems to my micro.
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  • You could say they were used for leverage if the country trounced too far on our generosity or refused to take into account our national interest when they acted up.
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  • She looked at the grays, the clothing she'd seen for years on the people she thought were the country's enemies, then back at Brady.
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  • As sorry as she felt for all those who died, she felt relieved knowing she had the Horsemen and not Greenie or anyone who might inflict this level of damage to the country.
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  • Walking across the country seems crazy.
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  • If you need to walk cross country then walk cross country.
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  • If we don't act, the country will be split by civil war.
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  • She'd traveled nonstop, sticking to narrow country roads and the forest to avoid both people and zones marked as having any sort of radiation fallout from the nuke strikes.
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  • For all we know, the reports we hear are false and the whole country is like this.
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  • Lana's access was limited to the eastern part of the country.
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  • The route more than dou­bled the distance, but Dean needed little incentive for a drive in the country.
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  • Birds sang in the mature trees that ringed the deck and there was a country smell of spring.
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  • Dean usually devoted the solitary time behind the wheel to sorting out details of a case, putting little facts in their slots like letters in a country post office.
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  • His route to Philly looked like a drunkard's path, zigzagging a series of country roads that were at times crowded with local traffic.
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  • Parking wasn't a problem if you didn't mind paying the price of a good country dinner, but Dean didn't have time to hunt down a bargain so he reluctantly pulled into the closest lot.
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  • He and Fred did not enjoy the same music so when both were home the five-disc machine usually contained two jazz selections for Dean, two country and western for Fred, and a pop group neither liked but both could tolerate.
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  • Dean once suggested a bike ride in the country.
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  • By the way, welcome to God's country.
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  • They don't stock the Parkside Sentinel in all the libraries around the country like they do the big city papers.
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  • "Other than a nice drive in the country," Dean said, "I suspect today's going to be a waste of time for you."
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  • I know, because the twins always went up to Scranton on Wednesday night 'cause that's when this country and western band they liked played.
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  • In spite of the cloudy weather and the threat of rain, Dean ended the daylight hours listening to the hum of his bike tires on the country roads west of Parkside.
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  • Someone besides Dean and Fred was dogging Byrne across the country.
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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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  • Bad enough the kitty has to suffer without any good country music to listen to, now she doesn't have any company either.
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  • He probably booked a bunch of reservations, all in different aliases, all over the country.
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  • God, here I am running around the country and he's out there swimming with the fishes.
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  • Then we played tag across the country chasing Byrne.
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  • If he wants to leave his wife, it's a free country.
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  • Of a country hick using a rope swing?
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  • She stood on his porch for a moment, taking in the country around them.
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  • His gaze swept the country and came to rest on her.
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  • She was afraid of the wild country.
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  • It was dangerous country.
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  • I do when I'm riding in this kind of country.
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  • They might not have gone had he known how the country would affect her.
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  • He would be in another country — maybe hungry or hurting.
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  • He wasn't likely to be caught unprepared in the wild country that surrounded their house.
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  • She left the house and wandered across the field, taking in the beauty of the country.
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  • Maybe what happened in the country is happening in the city.
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  • Rather than risk Traveling to the center of the phenomenon, Jenn ran down the driveway the vamps had cleared of snow to the narrow country road leading up the mountain to the Black God's hideout.
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  • After the stabbing, she should realize that living in the country didn't exempt them from crime.
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  • She was the country bumpkin, not him.
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  • This is wild country.
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  • Jonathan's band played a few country and western songs.
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  • What did a country hick know about proprieties anyway?
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  • He was leaving the country the next morning for a sales trip, so he didn't stay long and wasn't going to be there for the funeral.
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  • This was wild country, but she had a right to ride it, with or without a companion, as he was now.
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  • The country was getting wilder and the homes were farther apart.
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  • A small country store that doubled as a restaurant was one of a few buildings.
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  • Dad, this phone is inside a little country store and the lady that works here said it would be all right to give you this number.
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  • Now don't take up with some smooth talking country boy just because you're lonely.
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  • It was as if this backward country wanted to stay that way.
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  • Why don't you go change, and I'll drive you around to look at some of God's country.
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  • They traveled through miles of wild country where the hills were covered with a dense undergrowth of brush.
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  • They both fell silent, absorbed in the beauty of the country around them.
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  • Where's your country bumpkin?
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  • And just for the record, only an arrogant fool would mistake you for an unsophisticated country hick - and I've never been arrogant.
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  • It's like a whole different country.
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  • After all, complete strangers showed up at their apartment and used magic to take them to some place halfway across the country.
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  • Refounded by the Byzantines in the 6th century, the city disappeared from history at the time of the Arab conquest of the country in the 7th century.
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  • Its importance, however, is of comparatively modern growth and in the early history of Wurttemberg it was overshadowed by Cannstatt, the central situation of which on the Neckar seemed to mark it out as the natural capital of the country.
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  • Giraffes are inhabitants of open country, and owing to their length of neck and long flexible tongues are enabled to browse on tall trees, mimosas being favourites.
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  • Below Bakel the river passes through flatter country and presents a series of great reaches.
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  • The effect of the first brief speech was so overwhelming that Hortensius refused to reply, and recommended his client to leave the country.
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  • Addresses were presented to him at Southampton, Birmingham and other towns; he was officially entertained by the lord mayor of London; at each place he pleaded the cause of his unhappy country.
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  • He watched with anxiety every opportunity of once more freeing his country from Austria.
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  • He was in fact a typical representative of the unscrupulous selfseeking Polish magnates of the 17th century who were always ready to sacrifice everything, their country included, to their own private ambition.
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  • Under Edwin the Northumbrian kingdom became the chief power in the country.
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  • Simeon of Durham makes his death occur about the same time, after he had been expelled from his country and had lost his reason as a punishment for his misdeeds.
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  • In the early days of the Republican party, when the shameful scenes of the Kansas struggle were exciting the whole country, and during the campaigns of 1857 and 1858, he became known as an effective speaker and ardent anti-slavery man.
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  • "Tell Consalvi," wrote the conqueror, still flushed with Austerlitz, "that if he loves his country he must either resign or do what I demand."
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  • Her birth itself was romantic. Her father was playing a country dance at the house of a fellow officer, the future husband of Sophie's sister, when he was told that his wife, who had not long left the room, had borne him a daughter.
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  • For the next ten years she lived at Nohant, near La Chatre in Berri, the country house of her grandmother.
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  • Here her character was shaped; here she imbibed that passionate love of country scenes and country life which neither absence, politics nor dissipation could uproot; here she learnt to understand the ways and thoughts of the peasants, and laid up that rich store of scenes and characters which a marvellously retentive memory enabled her to draw upon at will.
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  • At odd hours of lessons she picked up a smattering of Latin, music and natural science, but most days were holidays and spent in country rambles and games with village children.
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  • The language of her country novels is the genuine patois of middle France rendered in a literary form.
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  • Leslie Stephen advised Thomas Hardy, then an aspiring contributor to the Cornhill, to read George Sand, whose country stories seemed to him perfect.
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  • Thus, ceteris paribus, deaths from lightning are much more numerous in a country than in an industrial population.
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  • This number at the average station of the country fell from 38.4 in 1901 to 23.1 in 1902.
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  • The country round is fertile and well cultivated, and the place must have been one of considerable wealth before the T'aip'ing rebellion, as the ruins of many fine temples attest.
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  • Joplin is the trade centre of a rich agricultural and fruit-growing district, but its growth has been chiefly due to its situation in one of the must productive zinc and lead regions in the country, for which it is the commercial centre.
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  • Along the flood-plains of the larger rivers are fertile " bottomlands," but the ruggedness of the plateau country as a whole has retarded the development of the state, much of which is still sparsely populated.
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  • The rugged nature of the country made slavery unprofitable, and time only increased the social, political and economic differences between the two sections of the state.
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  • Charlottesville is a trade centre for the surrounding country; among its manufactures are woollen goods, overalls, agricultural implements and cigars and tobacco.
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  • Besides the crusader and other remains in the village itself, the surrounding country possesses many tells (mounds) covering the sites of ancient cities.
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  • As duke of Chartres he opposed the plans of Maupeou in 1771, and was promptly exiled to his country estate of Villers-Cotterets (Aisne).
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  • At the same time a settlement of the land revenue on leases for five years was begun, and the police and military systems of the country were placed upon a new footing.
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  • Some of them fled the country, and so far as possible Hastings obtained terms for those who remained.
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  • Hastings resolved to make a progress up country in order to arrange the affairs of both provinces, and bring back all the treasure that could be squeezed out of its holders by his personal intervention.
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  • On his arrival in England, after a second absence of sixteen years, he was not displeased with the reception he met with at court and in the country.
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  • The waterways of Cochin-China communicate by means of natural or artificial channels (arroyos), facilitating transport and aiding in the uniform distribution of the inundation to which the country owes its fertility.
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  • The country in the neighbourhood is mountainous and bare, but the lowlands are well cultivated.
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  • Their arid country was the best safeguard of their cherished liberty; for the bottle-shaped cisterns for rain-water which they excavated in the rocky or argillaceous soil were carefully concealed from invaders.
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  • In the eastern region this was the last folding which has affected the country, and the Mesozoic and Tertiary beds are almost undisturbed.
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  • In Roman times Sardinia, relatively somewhat more prosperous than at present, though not perhaps greatly different as regards its products, was especially noted as a grain-producing country.
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  • In most cases, owing to the mountainous character of the country, horizontal galleries are possible.
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  • After this the island began to furnish con siderable supplies of corn; it was treated as a conquered country, not containing a single free city, and the inhabitants were obliged to pay a tithe in corn and a further money contribution.
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  • In 1820 he retired with a pension his estate at Hornau, near Hochst, in Hesse-Darmstadt; but as a member of the first chamber of the states of the grand-duchy he continued to take an active share in the promotion of measures for the welfare of his country.
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  • They may make certain concessions or privileges once given without any corresponding obligation; they constitute for a given country a special ecclesiastical law; and it is thus that writers have sometimes spoken of concordats as privileges.
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  • They have the perpetuity of conventions which contain no time limitation; but, like every human convention, they can be denounced, in the form in use for international treaties, and for good reasons, which are summed up in the exigencies of the general good of the country.
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  • It must be observed that the denunciation of a concordat by a nation does not necessarily entail the separation of the church and the state in that country or the rupture of diplomatic relations with Rome.
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  • The surrounding country is fertile and highly cultivated, and the large quantities of flax and hemp there raised encourage an active weaving industry in the town.
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  • Among its social clubs are the Albemarle, the Asheville, the Elks, the Tahkeeostee and the Swannanoa Country clubs.
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  • Vanderbilt, its 125,000 acres constituting what is probably the finest country place in the United States.
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  • King Matthias conquered a large part of Moravia, and was crowned in the capital of that country, Brno(Briinn), as king of Bohemia on the 3rd of May 1469.
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  • Tipperary, Ireland, finely situated in a rich though hilly country near the river Nenagh, 962 m.
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  • As Graetz says: "To Jeremiah and Mar Samuel Judaism owes the possibility of existence in a foreign country."
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  • In 1153 the Ghuzz Turkomans overran the country and partly destroyed town and suburbs.
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  • The story became public property, and protest was aroused in nearly every European country.
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  • The railway runs through the centre of the rice-producing area, and feeder roads open up the country as far as the Shan foot-hills.
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  • It is a well-to-do place, beautifully situated near the Lake of Varese, and for this reason a favourite summer and autumn resort of the Milanese, who have numerous country houses in the vicinity.
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  • From it the exact time is conveyed each day at one o'clock by electric signal to the chief towns throughout the country; British and the majority of foreign geographers reckon longitude from its meridian.
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  • In respect cf hospitals and the treatment of the sick his energy and knowledge were of enormous advantage to his country, both in times of peace and of war, and the unrivalled accommodation for medical treatment possessed by Berlin is a standing tribute to his name, which will be perpetuated in one of the largest hospitals of the city.
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  • Turning to the tailless or so-called Manx cats, in which the tail should be represented merely by a tuft of hair without any remnant of bone, it seems that the strain is to be met with in many parts of Russia, and there is a very general opinion that it originally came from Japan or some other far eastern country.
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  • Siamese cats may have the tail either straight or kinked, but whether the latter feature belongs of right to the breed, or has been acquired by crossing with the ordinary black and tabby kink-tailed cats of the country, is not known.
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  • The range of Mount Geraneia extends across the country from east to west, forming a barrier between continental Greece and the Peloponnesus.
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  • The only plain in the rugged little country was the White Plain, in which was situated the only important town, Megara.
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  • In the Black Sea they exploited the shores of Pontus and Scythia, whose products they exchanged for textiles spun from the wool of their own country.
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  • He was, according to his enemies, the son of an apothecary, his father being in fact a doctor of medicine of respectable family, who kept a small drug store as part of the necessary outfit of a country practitioner.
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  • The head of the college, the abbe Antoine Faure, who was from the same part of the country as himself, befriended the lad, and continued to do so for many years after he had finished his course, finding him pupils and ultimately obtaining for him the post of tutor to the young duke of Chartres, afterwards the regent duke of Orleans.
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  • Abroad its navigators monopolized the commerce of the world, and explored unknown seas; at home the Dutch school of painting reached its acme in Rembrandt (1607-1669); and the philological reputation of the country was sustained by Grotius, Vossius and the elder Heinsius.
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  • The philosophy of Descartes fought its first battles and gained its first triumphs in the country of his adoption.
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  • The vilayet, of which Trebizond is the chief town, consists of a long irregular strip of coast country, the eastern half of which is deeply indented and mountainous.
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  • They failed, however, in both attempts; and in the latter, owing to the darkness, and to the occurrence of a violent storm which suddenly swelled the torrents in the ravines, their force was thrown into inextricable confusion, and they were compelled to abandon their camp and make the best of their escape from the country.
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  • An accredited team of bowlers from the mother country visited Canada in 1906, and was accorded a royal welcome.
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  • Beginning shortly below Tekrit there are indications of considerable canalization, both for the purpose of irrigating country remote from the river, and also of shortening the course of the river for navigation.
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  • Below the Shatt-el-Hai the country on both sides of the river is practically a swamp, except where the palm groves have formed land.
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  • "The frolic went all over England," says Roger North; and the addresses of the Abhorrers which reached the king from all parts of the country formed a counterblast to those of the Petitioners.
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  • (2) This private connexion developed into a custom according to which a state appointed one of the citizens of a foreign state as its representative (7rpo Evos) to protect any of its citizens travelling or resident in his country.
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  • Alexander left the conquered portion of India east of the Indus to be governed under Porus, Omphis of Taxila, and Abisares, the country west of the Indus under Macedonian governors, and set out to explore the great river The g ?
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  • The rajah of Patala at the apex of the Indus delta abandoned his country and fled.
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  • In one country he meets with women who, after the burial in the winter, become alive again in the spring full of youth and beauty.
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  • The country in the neighbourhood of Tubingen is very attractive; one of the most interesting points is the former Cistercian monastery of Bebenhausen, founded in 1185, and now a royal hunting-château.
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  • The neighbouring country is pleasant enough, particularly along the river, but the town itself is purely industrial, and contains no pre-eminent buildings.
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  • But a positive identity of pitch cannot be claimed for any period of time, and certainly not for the early organs; the foot-rule of the organ-builder, which had to do with the lengths of the pipes, and which varied in every country and province, could easily cause a difference of a semitone.
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  • Good water is everywhere so scarce that but for the rain preserved in cisterns the country would be mostly uninhabitable.
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  • But he was a profoundly interested observer of affairs at home and among 1 The Assyrian term abubu is used of the great primeval deluge (in the Gilgamesh epic), and also of the local floods common in the country.
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  • Shams Addaula consented that he should be banished from the country.
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  • Albania is perhaps the least-known region in Europe; and though more than a hundred years have passed since Gibbon described it as "a country within sight of Italy, which is less known than the interior of America," but little progress has yet been made towards a scientific knowledge of this interesting land and its inhabitants.
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  • The wild and inaccessible character of the country, the fierce and lawless disposition of the people, the difficulties presented by their language and their complex social institutions, and the inability of the Turkish authorities to afford a safe conduct in the remoter districts, combine to render Albania almost unknown to the foreign traveller, and many of its geographical problems still remain unsolved.
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  • The country to the west of this natural barrier may be divided geographically into three districts - northern, central and southern Albania.
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  • The greater part of the country is admirably suited to viticulture, and wine of tolerable quality is produced.
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  • The development of commerce is retarded by lack of communications; the country possesses no railways and few roads.
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  • The country was overrun by the Goths in the 4th and 5th centuries, but reconquered by Justinian in 535.
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  • In recent years attempts have been made by Albanians resident abroad to propagate the national idea among their compatriots at home; committees have been formed at Brussels, Bucharest, Athens and elsewhere, and books, pamphlets and newspapers are surreptitiously sent into the country.
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  • It is pleasantly situated in the midst of a fertile country near the source of the Arun.
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  • The family name of the principal branch of this tribe is Abu Sin, and Gedaref, an important town in the centre of the Shukria country, was formerly called Suk Abu Sin.
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  • He accomplished a successful campaign in 1868 against Bokhara, capturing Samarkand and gradually subjugating the whole country.
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  • Khokand north of the Syrdaria was annexed to Russia, and the independence of the rest of the country became merely nominal.
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  • From these it is clear that the country fell in turn under the sway of the various dynasties that ruled in the Deccan, memorials of the Chalukyan dynasty, whether temples or inscriptions, being especially abundant.
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  • On this account, the custom of both the French and English people of the country was for years before and for several years after 1870 to pronounce it Man-I-CO-ba, and even in some cases to spell it " Manitobah."
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  • The chief trees of the country are the aspen (Populus tremuloides), the ash-leaved maple (Negundo aceroides), oak (Quercus alba), elm (Ulmus Americana), and many varieties of willow.
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  • Immediately on the‘ formation of the Canadian Pacific railway company branch lines were begun at Winnipeg and there are eight radial lines running from this centre to all parts of the country.
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  • June 1596 and signed by Napier, giving a list of his inventions for the defence of the country against the anticipated invasion by Philip of Spain.
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  • Scotland had produced nothing, and was perhaps the last country in Europe from which a great mathematical discovery would have been expected.
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  • Napier lived, too, not only in a wild country, which was in a lawless and unsettled state during most of his life, but also in a credulous and superstitious age.
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  • It culminated in 1864, when the country clergy, provoked by the final acquittal of the essayists, had voted in convocation against the endowment of the Greek chair.
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  • The prosperity of the city depends on that of the rich mining country about it, on a very extensive wholesale trade, for which its situation and railway facilities admirably fit it, and on its large manufacturing and farming interests.
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  • ` It is interesting to see how in a country whose civil rule was becoming gradually more absolutist, this ` Church under the cross' framed for itself a government which reconciled, more thoroughly perhaps than has ever been done since, the two principles of popular rights and supreme control.
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  • Under the persecution, a large number were killed, and between four and five millions of Protestants left the country.
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  • It was, in a very real sense, representative of the whole country, as two members were chosen by parliament from each county.
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  • But these two sections of Protestantism, in their common exile and in presence of the preponderating Roman Catholicism of the country, seemed at first inclined to draw closer together than had been thought possible in Great Britain.
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  • In 1801 a "plan of union" proposed by the General Association (Congregational) of Connecticut was accepted by the General Assembly, and the work of home missions in the western section of the country was prosecuted jointly.
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  • It is the oldest school of engineering in the country, and has always maintained a high rank of efficiency.
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  • The saviour of his country was coldly received and left unrewarded by his suspicious sovereign.
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  • The area of the lake is shrinking owing to the progressive desiccation of the country, Saharan climate and conditions replacing those of the Sudan.
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  • In the east, the country of Kanem, the desiccation has been most marked.
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  • It is a very rapid river, and subject to sudden swellings and overflowings, which cause great damage to the surrounding country.
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  • These older beds are overlaid, especially in the western part of the country, by a sandstone series which contains thin seams of coal and many remains of plants.
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  • Elsewhere the plants generally indicate a higher horizon and are considered to correspond with the Rhaetic of Europe_ Jurassic beds are known only in the Cordillera itself, and the Cretaceous beds, which occur in the west of the country, are of freshwater origin.
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  • The flora of Argentina should be studied according to natural zones corresponding to the physical divisions of the country - the rich tropical and sub-tropical regions of the north, the treeless pampas of the centre, the desert steppes of the south, and the arid plateaus of the north-west.
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  • During the first half of the 19th century civil war and despotic government seriously restricted the natural growth of the country, but since the definite organization of the republic in 1860 and the settlement of disturbing political controversies, the population had increased rapidly.
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  • Both of these men made important contributions to science, and rendered an inestimable service to the country, not only through their publications but also through the interest they aroused in scientific research.
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  • Not only has scientific study advanced at the university of Buenos Aires, but scientific research is promoting the development of the country; examples are the geographical explorations of the Andean frontier, and especially of the Patagonian Andes, by Francisco P. Moreno.
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  • Gradually Durham, Short horn, Hereford and other stock were introduced to improve the native breeds, with results so satisfactory that now herds of threequarters-bred cattle are to be found in all parts of the country.
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  • The principal wheat and Indian corn producing districts lie in the provinces of Santa Fe, Buenos Aires, Cordoba and Entre Rios, and the average yield of wheat throughout the country is about 12 bushels to the acre.
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  • Efforts to hasten this development have created some serious financial and industrial crises, and have burdened the country with heavy debts and taxes.
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  • During this period the bank-note circulation was increased to $161,700,000, and two mortgage banks - the National Hypothecary Bank and the Provincial Mortgage Bank (of Buenos Aires) - flooded the country with $509,000,000 of cedulas (hypothecary bonds).
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  • The name of Buenos Aires was given to the country by Sancho del.
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  • Never in the history of colonization has a mother country pursued so relentlessly a policy more selfish and short-sighted.
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  • At the same time all this country was opened to Spanish trade even with Peru, and the development of its resources, so long thwarted, was allowed comparatively free play.
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  • But his measures speedily gave dissatisfaction to the Argentine or Creole party, who had long chafed under the disabilities of Spanish rule, and who now felt themselves no longer bound by ties of loyalty to a country which was in the possession of the French armies.
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  • The jealousy of the provinces, however, against the capital led to a series of disturbances, and for many years continual civil war devastated every part of the country.
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  • The Spanish government did not, however, formally acknowledge the independence of the country until the year 1842.
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  • He was shot (December 9, 1828), by the order of Lavalle, and during the year 1828 the country was given up to the horrors of civil war.
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  • The first efforts of Urquiza to rouse the country against the oppressor were unsuccessful, but in 1851 he concluded an alliance with Brazil, to which Uruguay afterwards adhered.
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  • His conduct of affairs was by earnest efforts to promote education and to develop the resources of the country.
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  • Unfortunately the last two years of Roca's term of office were marked by two grave errors, which subsequently caused widespread suffering and distress throughout the country.
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  • Great expectations were entertained of the ability of President Pellegrini to establish a sound administration, and he succeeded in forming a ministry which gave general satisfaction throughout the country.
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  • Instead of facing the difficulties, the president preferred to put off the day of reckoning by flooding the country with inconvertible notes, with the result that the financial crisis became more and more aggravated.
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  • This definition unfortunately ignored the fact that the Andes do not run from north to south in one continuous line, but are separated into cordilleras with valleys between them, and covering in their total breadth a considerable extent of country.
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  • He proved a hard-working progressive president, who did much for the development of communications and the opening up of the interior of the country.
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  • The zone of level country extending from Reims and Troyes to Angers and Poitiers, with the exception of the Loire valley and the Brie, receives less than 24 in.
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  • Flora and Fauna.The flora of southern France and the Mediterranean is distinct from that of the rest of the country, which does not differ in vegetation from western Europe generally.
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  • Beginning with the Aptian and Albian the sea again gradually spread over the country and attained its maximum in the early part of the Senonian epoch, when once more the ancient massifs of the Central Plateau, Brittany and the Ardennes, alone rose above the waves.
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  • During the later part of the Cretaceous period the sea gradually retreated and left the whole country dry.
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  • The ministry employs inspectors, whose duty it is to visit the different parts of the country and to report on their respective position and wants.
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  • Haras or stallion stables containing in all over 3000 horses are established in twentytwo central towns, and annually send stallions, which are at the disposal of private individuals in return for a small fee, to various stations throughout the country.
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  • With the exception of Loire, Bouches-du-Rhbne and Rhne, the chief industrial departments of France are to be found in the north and north-east of the country.
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  • Iron.The iron-mines of France are more numerous than its coalmines, but they do not yield a sufficient quantity of ore for the needs of the metallurgical industries of the country; as will be seen in the table below the production of iron in France gradually increased during the 19th century; on the other hand, a decline in prices operated against a correspondingly marked increase in its annual value.
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  • The canal and river system attains its greatest utility in the north, northeast and north-centre of the country; traffic is thickest along the Seine below Paris; along the rivers and small canals of the rich departments of Nord and Pas-de-Calais and along the Oise and the canal of St Quentin whereby they communicate with Paris; along the canal from the Marne to the Rhine and the succession of waterways which unite it with the Oise; along the Canal de lEst (departments of Meuse and Ardennes); and along the waterways uniting Paris with the Sane at Chalon (Seine, Canal du Loing, Canal de Briare, Lateral canal of the Loire and Canal du Centre) and along the Sane between Chalon and Lyons.
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  • It is situated in a bare and rocky country near the western shore of lake Runn.
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  • However, when ravaging the country near Alnwick, William was taken prisoner in July 1174, and after a short captivity at Richmond was carried to Normandy, where he soon purchased his release by assenting in December 1174 to the treaty of Falaise.
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  • Among many hospitals, the county hospital (5828), "open to the sick and lame poor of every country and nation," may be mentioned.
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  • Not improbably this country was either "Gondwana-land," connecting Mesozoic India with Africa, or perhaps Africa itself.
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  • The Tell el-Amarna letters show that, long before the invasion by Joshua, it was occupied by the Egyptians, and was probably a stronghold of considerable importance, as it formed a good strategical position in the hill country of southern Palestine.
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  • We do not know how the Egyptians were forced to abandon Jerusalem; but, at the time of the Israelite conquest, it was undoubtedly in the hands of the Jebusites, the native inhabitants of the country.
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  • The railroad from Hamburg to Berlin traverses the country.
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  • About the middle of the 12th century the country was subdued by the duke of Saxony, Henry the Lion, who founded a bishopric at Ratzeburg, and after Henry's fall in 1180 it formed part of the smaller duchy of Saxony, which was governed by Duke Bernhard.
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  • Both entered the country, but George William proved himself the stronger and occupied Ratzeburg; having paid a substantial sum of money to the elector, he was recognized by the inhabitants as their duke.
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  • Definitely incorporated with this country in 1853, it experienced another change of fortune after the short war of 1864 between Denmark on the one side and Prussia and Austria on the other, as by the peace of Vienna (30th of October 1864) it was ceded with Schleswig and Holstein to the two German powers.
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  • But whether the city really bore the name of the people and the country is another question.
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  • It is probable that the principal town of the country, or at least of the district, was always in this neighbourhood.
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  • The coastal belt of Australia is everywhere well watered, with the exception of the country around the Great Australian Bight and Spencer Gulf.
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  • Westward of South Australia, on the shores of the Australian Bight, there is a stretch of country 300 m.
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  • The rivers flowing into the Gulf of Carpentaria, as well as those in the Northern Territory, drain country which is subject to regular monsoonal rains, and have the general characteristics of sub-tropical rivers.
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  • The network of streams forming the tributaries of the Darling and Murray system give an idea of a well-watered country.
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  • This is especially the case with the tributaries of the Darling on its left bank, where in seasons of great rains these rivers overspread their banks and flood the flat country for miles around and thus reach the main stream.
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  • The discharge of the Darling river at Bourke does not amount to more than 10% of the rainfall over the country which it drains.
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  • More remarkable still, over large tracts of country the water seems disposed to flow away from, rather than to, the river-beds.
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  • As the general level of the country is raised by successive alluvial deposits, the more ancient river-beds become buried, but being still connected with the newer rivers at some point or other, they continue to absorb water.
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  • The country round Lake Eyre, where some of the land is actually below sea-level, comes under this heading.
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  • Over this country water-courses are shown on maps.
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  • The country is naturally very healthful, as evidence of which may be mentioned that no great epidemic has ever visited the state.
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  • The waratah or native tulip, the magnificent flowering head of which, with the kangaroo, is symbolic of the country, is one of the Proteaceae.
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  • This flora, isolated by arid country from the rest of the continent, has evidently derived its plant life from an outside source, probably from lands no longer existing.
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  • South Sea Islanders and other coloured races, numbering probably about 15,000, were in 1906 to be found principally in Queensland, but further immigration of Pacific Islanders to Australia is now restricted, and the majority of those in the country in 1906 were deported by the middle of 1907.
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  • At first wheat was cultivated solely in the coastal country, but experience has shown that the staple cereal can be most successfully grown over almost any portion of the arable lands within the 20 to 40 in.
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  • Gold is found throughout Australia, and the present prosperity of the states is largely due to the discoveries of this metal, the development of other industries being, in a country of varied resources, a natural sequence to the acquisition of mineral treasure.
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  • For many years Western Australia was considered to be destitute of mineral deposits of any value, but it is now known that a rich belt of mineral country extends from north to south.
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  • Very rich lodes of the metal have been found in the Northampton, Murchison and Champion Bay districts, and also in the country to the south of these districts on the Irwin river.
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  • In New South Wales lode tin occurs principally in the granite and stream tin under the basaltic country in the extreme north of the state, at Tenterfield, Emmaville, Tingha, and in other districts of New England.
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  • This sum represents the interest payable on government loans placed outside Australia, mainly in England, and the income from British and other capital invested in the country; the former may be estimated at £7,300,000 and the latter £8,000,000 per annum.
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  • The total gold production of the country is from £14,500,000 to £16,000,000, and as not more than three-quarters of a million are required to strengthen existing local stocks, the balance is usually available for export, and the average export of the precious metal during the ten years, 1896-1905, was £12,500,000 per annum.
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  • Here some of the crew landed, but, being attacked by natives, made no attempt to explore the country.
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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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  • The ceremony of hoisting a flag and taking possession of the country in the name of the government of the Netherlands was actually performed, but the description of the wildness of the country, and of the fabulous giants by which Tasman's sailors believed it to be inhabited, deterred the Dutch from occupying the island, and by the international principle of " non-user " it passed from their hands.
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  • Resuming his voyage in an easterly direction, Tasman sighted the west coast of the South Island of New Zealand on the 13th of December of the same year, and describes the coast-line as consisting of " high mountainous country."
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  • His account of the country was quite as unfavourable as Pelsaert's.
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  • Oxley now turned aside - led by Mr Evans's report of the country eastward - crossed the Arbuthnot range, and traversing the Liverpool Plains, and ascending the Peel and Cockburn rivers to the Blue Mountains, gained sight of the open sea, which he reached at Port Macquarie.
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  • When Mr Eyre viewed the country from Mount Deception in 1840, looking between Lake Torrens and the lake which now bears his own name, the refraction of light from the glittering crust of salt that covers a large space of stony or sandy ground produced an appearance of water.
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  • He started in March 1860, passing Lake Torrens and Lake Eyre, beyond which he found a pleasant, fertile country till he crossed the Macdonnell range of mountains, just under the line of the tropic of Capricorn.
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  • The Barcoo or Cooper's Creek and its tributary streams were traced from the Queensland mountains, holding a south-westerly course to Lake Eyre in South Australia; the Flinders, the Gilbert, the Gregory, and other northern rivers watering the country towards the Gulf of Carpentaria were also explored.
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  • The country was mostly poor and barren, sandy hillocks, with scanty growth of spinifex.
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  • Hann, with Messrs Warner, Tate and Taylor, in 1873, related to the country north of the Kirchner range, watered by the Lynd, the Mitchell, the Walsh and the Palmer rivers, on the east side of the Gulf of Carpentaria.
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  • Of the several attempts to cross Western Australia, even Major Warburton's expedition, the most successful, had failed in the important particular of determining the nature of the country through which it passed.
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  • Major Warburton had virtually raced across from the Macdonnell range in South Australia to the headwaters of the Oakover river on the northwest coast, without allowing himself sufficient time to note the characteristics of the country.
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  • John (afterwards Sir John) Forrest was despatched by the Perth government with general instructions to obtain information regarding the immense tract of country out of which flow the rivers falling into the sea on the northern and western shores of Western Australia.
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  • The list of explorers since 1875 is a long one; but after Forrest's and Giles's expeditions the main object ceased to be the discovery of pastoral country: a new zest had been added to the cause of exploration, and most of the smaller expeditions concerned themselves with the search for gold.
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  • The country passed through was mostly of a forbidding character, except where the Kimberley district was entered, and the expedition suffered even more than the usual hardships.
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  • David Carnegie, which started in July 1896, and travelled north-easterly until it reached Alexander Spring; then turning northward, it traversed the country between Wells's track of 1896 and the South Australian border.
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  • This expedition put an end to the hope, so long entertained, that it was possible to obtain a direct and practicable route for stock between Kimberley and Coolgardie gold-fields; and it also proved that, with the possible exception of small isolated patches, the desert traversed contained no auriferous country.
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  • Its enterprising ambition was encouraged by taking fresh country north and south.
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  • In the latter direction, explored by Mitchell in 1834 and 1836, lay Australia Felix, now Victoria, including the well-watered, thickly-wooded country of Gipps' Land.
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  • The copper mines of South Australia were for the time deserted, while Tasmania and New Zealand lost many inhabitants, who emigrated to the more promising country.
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  • The crisis was felt in the large cities more keenly than in the country districts, and in Melbourne more severely than in any other capital.
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  • But beyond this the pastoralist learnt most effectually the lesson that, in a country like Australia, provision must be made for the occasional season when the rainfall is entirely inadequate to the wants of the farmer and the pastoralist.
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  • New South Wales was the first country which endeavoured to settle its labour grievances through the ballot-box and to send a great party to parliament as the direct representation of Labour, pledged to obtain through legislation what it was unable to obtain by strikes and physical force.
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  • The cunning and cruelty which marred his character were forgotten, and his services to his church and country remembered.
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  • Under the latter prince the country prospered greatly, and having introduced the principle of primogeniture, he died and was succeeded by his infant son, Bernard Ernest Freund (1800-1882), whose mother, Eleanora of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, governed in his name until 1821.
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  • The sources of our knowledge of the country down to the 8th century are Caesar's De Bello Gallico, iv., the history of Velleius Paterculus, ii.
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  • He found the country peopled partly by tribes of Gallo-Celtic, partly by tribes of Germanic stock, the river Rhine forming roughly the line of demarcation between the races.
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  • Finally in 924 Lorraine passed in the reign of Henry the Fowler under German (East Frankish) overlordship. Henry's son, Otto the Great, owing to the disordered state of the country, placed it in 953 in the hands of his able brother, Bruno, archbishop of Cologne, for pacification.
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  • Deputies Philip and was able to hand over the country to his son Philip Joanna.
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  • So loud was the outcry that Margaret and Granvelle on their own responsibility sent away the Spanish regiments from the country (January 1561).
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  • These great magnates, all of them Knights of the Fleece and men of peculiar weight and authority in the country, were disgusted to find that, though nominally councillors of state, their advice was never asked, and that all power was placed in the hands of the Consulta.
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  • During the month of August bands of fanatical rioters in various parts of the country made havoc in the churches and religious houses, wrecking the altars, smashing the images and pictures, and carrying off the sacred vessels and other treasures on which they could lay their hands.
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  • The overtures were favourably received, the council at Brussels was forcibly dissolved, and a congress met at Ghent on the 10th of October to consider what measures must be taken for the pacification of the country.
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  • The principal fortresses of the country were in the hands of Spanish garrisons, who refused obedience to the council.
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  • At the same time John Casimir, brother of the elector palatine, at the invitation of the Calvinist party and with the secret financial aid of Queen Elizabeth, entered the country at the head of a body of German mercenaries from the east.
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  • The Russians in Turkestan form only about 5% of the total pop., and since most of the rural Mussulman pop. take no part in the voting, the country is governed to all intents and purposes by men elected by the very small proportion of Russians of the lower classes living in the towns.