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crescent Sentence Examples

  • The bisquits were formed into a crescent shape.

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  • Below the falls, a crescent rainbow gave color to the rising mist while sparkles of ice formed from the spray.

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  • The high carved prow and stern give the craft almost a crescent shape.

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  • BONGO (Boocercus eurycerus), a West African bushbuck, the largest of the group. The male is deep chestnut, marked on the body with narrow white stripes, on the chest with a white crescent, and on the face by two white spots below the eye.

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  • Everywhere in the r5th century, in Europe and in Asia, the crescent was victorious over the cross; and Crusade and mission, whether one regards them as complementary or inimical, perished together.'

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  • A new order of battle was adopted - the troops being massed in crescent formation, with a reserve in the shape of a parallelogram ready to strengthen the weakest point.

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  • There are five classes; the badge is a silver sun of seven clustered rays, with crescent and star between each cluster; on a gold centre is the sultan's name in black Turkish lettering, surrounded by a red fillet inscribed with the words Zeal, Devotion, Loyalty; it is suspended from a red crescent and star; the ribbon is red with green borders.

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  • The medieval Jews on the whole lived, under the crescent, a fuller and freer life than was possible to them under the cross.

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  • It consists of the islands of Canna, Sanday, Rum, Eigg and Muck, lying, in the order named, like a crescent with a trend from N.W.

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  • It has the shape of a broad crescent, about 430 m.

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  • Odontoid process of second vertebra in the form of a crescent, hollow above.

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  • As a memorial of the miraculous interference, the Byzantines erected an altar to Torch-bearing Hecate, and stamped a crescent on their coins, a device which is retained by the Turks to this day.

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  • As a memorial of the miraculous interference, the Byzantines erected an altar to Torch-bearing Hecate, and stamped a crescent on their coins, a device which is retained by the Turks to this day.

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  • In 1781 he began to build the famous Crescent, and since that time Buxton has steadily increased in favour as an inland watering-place.

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  • It is served by the Southern, the Alabama Great Southern, the Mobile & Ohio, and the New Orleans & North Eastern and the Alabama & Vicksburg (Queen & Crescent Route) railways.

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  • In' 154 fell Damascus, and the crescent closed perceptibly in the north: the most valuable ally of the kingdom was lost, and the way seemed clear from Aleppo (the peculiar seat of Nureddin's power) into Egypt.

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  • The corporation owns the Stray, and also the Spa concert rooms and grounds, Harlow Moor, Crescent Gardens, Royal Bath gardens and other large open spaces, as well as Royal Baths, Victoria Baths and Starbeck Baths.

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  • The lens may then be also dispensed with, and the whole collimator becomes unnecessary if the luminous source is narrow and at a great distance, as for instance in the case of the crescent of the sun near the second and third contact of a total solar eclipse.

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  • On seal-cylinders he is represented as an old man with flowing beard, with the crescent as his symbol.

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  • corner of the Crescent, the water of which when mixed with that of the other springs proves purgative.

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  • His consort was sometimes called Amaune (feminine of Amun), but more usually mother ": she was human-headed, wearing the double crown of Upper and Lower Egypt, and their son was Khons (Chon or Chons), a lunar god, represented as a youth wearing the crescent and disk of the moon.

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  • the flamen on the Ara Pacis), and was also adorned with an ivory crescent (lunula).

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  • On the landward side, Braila has the shape of a crescent, the curve of its outer streets following the line of the old fortifications, dismantled in 1829.

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  • the flamen on the Ara Pacis), and was also adorned with an ivory crescent (lunula).

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  • Usually the upper part of a corrie is formed by a crescent of naked rock, from which long trails of debris descend to the bottom of the hollow.

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  • The Crescent is a fine range of buildings in the Doric style, erected by the duke of Devonshire in 1779-1788.

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  • For many centuries this district between London and Westminster was a kind of " no man's land " having certain archaic customs. Gomme in his Governance of London (1907) gives an account of the connexion of this with the old village of Aldwich, a name that survived in Wych Street, and has been revived by the London County Council in Aldwych, the crescent which leads to Kingsway.

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  • On its southern side the plateau is bounded by the high chains of the Taurus and the Anti-Taurus, which form a crescent with its convexity facing southwards.

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  • On its southern side the plateau is bounded by the high chains of the Taurus and the Anti-Taurus, which form a crescent with its convexity facing southwards.

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  • Between the parishes of Collessie and Monimail the boundary line takes the form of a crescent known as the Bow of Fife.

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  • Here the sexes also differ in coloration, the males having the head and breast black, and the females the same parts chestnut; but all have a yellow nuchal crescent (whence the name of the group).

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  • The Old Hall hotel at the west end of the Crescent stands on the site of the mansion built in 1572 by the earl of Shrewsbury in the reign of Queen Elizabeth, which was the residence of Mary queen of Scots when she visited the town.

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  • The work was carried on under the direction of a board of five trustees appointed by the superior court of Cincinnati in accordance with the so-called Ferguson Act passed by the Ohio legislature in 1869, and the railway was completed to Chattanooga in February 1880 forming part of the so-called Queen & Crescent Route to New Orleans).

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  • at its upper end, where it takes the shape of a crescent, one arm of which runs towards Glen Orchy, the other to the point where the river Awe leaves the lake.

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  • The principal lines are the Louisville & Nashville, the Chesapeake & Ohio, the Illinois Central, and the Cincinnati Southern (Queen & Crescent route).

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  • The swords are leaf-shaped, with blunt points intended for cutting, not for thrusting; the hilts differ essentially from those of the Bronze Age, being shaped like a crescent to grasp the blade, with large pommels, or sometimes with antennae (the latter found also in Bavaria, Wurttemberg, Baden, Switzerland, the Pyrenees, Spain, north Italy): only six arrowheads (bronze) were found.

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  • 2 Here all the large systems of the southern states find an entrance, the Mobile & Ohio, the Southern (Queen & Crescent Route), the Louisville & Nashville, and the 'Frisco system affording communication with the Mississippi and the west, and the Southern, Seaboard Air Line, Atlantic Coast Line, and the Central of Georgia forming connexions with northern and Atlantic states.

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  • Crescent (1848-1849); afterwards he passed his time carpentering, building and selling small houses in Brooklyn (1851-1854) in the meanwhile writing for the magazines and reviews and turning out several novels, and finally revolving in his mind the scheme of his Leaves of Grass.

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  • Sometimes associated with the Sun-god was `Agli-bol the Moon-god who is represented as a young Roman warrior with a large crescent attached to his shoulders (Rom.

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  • The badge is a gold sun with seven gold-bordered green rays; the red centre bears the crescent, and it is also suspended from a gold crescent and star; the ribbon is green bordered with red.

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  • Among the other lakes are Orange, Crescent, George, Weir, Harris, Eustis, Apopka, Tohopekaliga, Kissimmee and Istokpoga.

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  • Here are hotels, large apartment-houses, many private residences and a number of clubs, including the Brooklyn, the Crescent, the Hamilton, the Jefferson and the Germania.

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  • Among the most remarkable of its separate summits, which rise superbly in a crescent about Aspen, are North Italian Peak (13,225), displaying the red, white and green of Italy's national colours, White Rock Mountain (13,532), Mt.

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  • DIANA MONKEY, a West African representative of the guenon monkeys taking its name, Cercopithecus diana, from the presence of a white crescent on the forehead; another characteristic feature being the pointed white beard.

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  • Their highest summit north of the Usk, on the eastern side, where they are known as the Black Mountains, or sometimes the Black Forest Mountains, is Pen y Gader (2624 ft.) between Talgarth and Llanthony, and on the south-west the twin peaks of the Mynydd Du ("Black Mountain") or the so-called Carmarthenshire Vans or Beacons, only the higher of which, Fan Brycheiniog (2632 ft.), is, however, in Breconshire; while the centre of the crescent is occupied by the masses of the Brecknockshire Beacons or Vans (often called the Beacons simply), the highest point of which, Pen y Fan, formerly also known as Cadair Arthur, or Arthur's Chair, attains an altitude of 2910 ft.

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  • At the same period a great work was undertaken to meet the want of a proper central communication between north and south, namely, the construction of a broad thoroughfare, called Kingsway in honour of King Edward VII., from High Holborn opposite Southampton Row southward to the Strand, connexion with which is established at two points through a crescent named Aldwych.

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  • It is served by the Arkansas, Louisiana & Gulf, the Little Rock & Monroe, the% Vicksburg, Shreveport & Pacific (Queen & Crescent), and the St Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern railways, and by river steamers plying between New Orleans and Camden, Arkansas.

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  • These are, as a rule, quite unadorned, a few only being decorated with rude bas-reliefs of animals, plants, weapons, the crescent and star, or, very rarely, the cross.

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  • McCall Theal states that the ancestors of the tribes living in what is now Natal and Zululand were acquainted with the regimental system and the method of attack in crescent shape formation in the 17th century.

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  • The other heraldic signs, the crescent and the star, have evidently been added on the same supposition of an oriental origin of the family.

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  • His more important books, of which English translations have been published, are the poems Gitanjali (Song Offerings) (1913), The Crescent Moon (1913), The Gardener (1913), Songs of Kabir (1915), Fruit Gathering (1916), Stray Birds (1917), The Lover's Gift and the Crossing (1918); the plays Chitra (1914), The King of the Dark Chamber (1914), The Post Office (1914),.

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  • His more important books, of which English translations have been published, are the poems Gitanjali (Song Offerings) (1913), The Crescent Moon (1913), The Gardener (1913), Songs of Kabir (1915), Fruit Gathering (1916), Stray Birds (1917), The Lover's Gift and the Crossing (1918); the plays Chitra (1914), The King of the Dark Chamber (1914), The Post Office (1914),.

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  • It is served by the Southern, the Louisville & Nashville, the Seaboard Air Line, the Central of Georgia, the Alabama Great Southern (of the Queen & Crescent Route), the Illinois Central, the Atlanta, Birmingham & Atlantic, the Birmingham Southern (for freight only), and the Kansas City, Memphis & Birmingham (Frisco system) railways.

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  • That and the crampons are the key tools The sinister instrument was serrated on one end of its curved claw, with an adze blade on the other side of the crescent.

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  • In the dim light of his bedroom, she was able to make out a small symbol on the metal: a moon in two separate phases, full and crescent.

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  • There are extant similar orations by Ausonius, six or seven strings, one played by a Moor; both have the tailpiece in the form of a crescent.

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  • His attempt to reunite Bohemia with the Church was destined to failure; but the one great aim of the pope during his whole reign was the organization of a gigantic crusade - a project which showed a correct appreciation of the danger with which the Church and the West in general were menaced by the Crescent.

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  • In 1863 he removed with a portion of his congregation to a new church at Lansdowne Crescent.

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  • The minaret is faced with tiles and is surmounted by a gilded crescent.

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  • There are numerous public and private baths, the most important of which are those in the establishment at the eastern end of the Crescent.

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  • It forms an elongated crescent, being nearly 600 m.

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  • The alchemists named it Luna or Diana, and denoted it by the crescent moon; the first name has survived in lunar caustic, silver nitrate.

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  • Its general form is that of a wide crescent convex towards the north, but its shores are more irregular in outline than those of the other lakes.

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  • The nucleus of the town lies within the innermost crescent canal, and, with the large square, the Dam, in the centre, represents the area of Amsterdam about the middle of the 14th century.

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  • Between this and the next crescent of the Heeren Gracht sprang up, on the east, the labyrinthine quarter where for more than three centuries the large Jewish population has been located, and in the middle of which the painter Rembrandt lived (1640-1656) and the philosopher Spinoza was born (1632).

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  • The outermost crescent canal is called the Singel Gracht (girdle canal), and marks the boundary of the city at the end of the 17th century.

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  • Opening out of one of the crescent canals which penetrate the city from the Y is the State Entrepot dock (1900), the free harbour of Amsterdam, where the produce from the Dutch East Indies is stored.

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  • The western crescent, known as the Chiaja ward, though merely a long narrow strip between the sea and Vomero hill, is the fashionable quarter most frequented by foreign residents and visitors.

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  • The eastern crescent includes by far the largest as well as the oldest portion of Naples - the ports, the arsenal, the principal churches, &c. The best-known thoroughfare is the historic Toledo (as it is still popularly called, though the official name is Via Roma) which runs almost due north from the Piazza (Largo) del Plebiscito in front of the Palazzo Reale, till, as Strada Nuova Di Capodimonte, crossing the Ponte della Sanita (constructed by Murat across the valley between Santa Teresa and Capodimonte), it reaches the gates of the Capodimonte palace.

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  • The character of the shore of the eastern crescent has been much altered by the new harbour works, which with the wharves and warehouses have absorbed the Villa del Popolo, or People's Park, originally constructed on land reclaimed from the bay.

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  • of Madagascar is the Providence group (3) formed by the piling up of sand on a surface reef of crescent shape.

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  • Rumania begins on the seaward side with a band of territory called the Dobrudja; and broadens westward into the form of a blunted crescent, its northern horn being called Moldavia, its southern Walachia.

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  • Along the inner edge of this crescent run the Carpathian Mountains, also called, towards their western extremity, the Transylvanian Mountains or Transylvanian Alps; and the frontier which marks off Rumania from Hungary is drawn along their crests.

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  • CRESCENT (Lat.

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  • The crescent is employed as a charge in heraldry, with its horns vertical; when they are turned to the dexter side of the shield, it is called increscent, when to the sinister, decrescent.

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  • A crescent is used as a difference to denote the second son of a house; thus the earls of Harrington place a crescent upon a crescent, as descending from the second son of a second son.

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  • An order of the crescent was instituted by Charles I.

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  • A Turkish order or decoration of the crescent was instituted by Sultan Selim III.

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  • in 1799, in memory of the diamond crescent which he had presented to Nelson after the battle of the Nile, and which Nelson wore on his coat as if it were an order.

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  • The crescent is the military and religious symbol of the Ottoman Turks.

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  • The grateful Byzantines erected a statue to "torch-bearing" Hecate, and adopted the lunar crescent as the badge of the city.

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  • There is nothing distinctively Turkish in the combination of crescent and star which appears on the Turkish national standard; the latter is shown by coins and inscriptions to have been an ancient Illyrian symbol, and is of course common in knightly and decorative orders.

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  • It is doubtful whether any opposition between crescent and cross, as symbols of Islam and Christianity, was ever intended by the Turks; and it is an historical error to attribute the crescent -to the Saracens of crusading times or the Moors in Spain.

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  • Crescent is also the name of a Turkish musical instrument.

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  • In architecture, a crescent is a street following the arc of a circle; the name in this sense was first used in the Royal Crescent at Bath.

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  • Along the shore extends the Paseo de los Martires, a double avenue of palms; behind this, the white flat-roofed houses rise in the form of a crescent towards the low hills which surround the city, and terminate, on the right, in a bare rock, 400 ft.

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  • As a goddess of the moon she wears a long robe, carries a torch, and her head is surmounted by a crescent.

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  • A general nerve-plexus probably exists over considerable parts of the skin, and there are special nervous concentrations in the region of the epistome and along a double crescent (N) which follows the parietal attachment of the coelomic septum.

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  • Their occupation was hunting and war; their arms the bow, spear, axe, a half shield, nearly in the shape of a crescent, called pelta, and in early art a helmet, the model before the Greek mind having apparently been the goddess Athena.

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  • In the Ephemerides published year by year, the times of new moon were given, together with the calculated intervals to the first visibility of the crescent, from which the beginning of each month was reckoned; the dates and circumstances of solar and lunar eclipses were predicted; and due information was supplied as to the forthcoming heliacal risings and settings, conjunctions and oppositions of the planets.

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  • We shall merely note some points which are frequently overlooked: (i) the crescent phase of the moon is shown only when the moon is less than 90° from the sun; (2) the bright convex outline of the crescent is then on the side toward the sun, and that the moon is seen full only when in opposition to the sun, and therefore rising about the time of sunset.

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  • One is the existence of dark and bright regions, irregular in form, on its surface; the other is the complete illumination of the lunar disk when seen as a crescent, a faint light revealing the dark hemisphere.

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  • Some bright spots are visible by the earth-light when the moon is a thin crescent, which were supposed by Herschel to be volcanoes in eruption.

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  • In size and plumage the two sexes offer a striking contrast, the male weighing about 4 lb, its plumage for the most part of a rich glossy black shot with blue and purple, the lateral tail feathers curved outwards so as to form, when raised, a fan-like crescent, and the eyebrows destitute of feathers and of a bright vermilion red.

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  • For the sake of a morsel of Italian territory every one forgot the permanent necessity of opposing the advance of the Turkish crescent, the t~vo horns of which were impinging upon Europe on the Danube and on the Mediterranean.

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  • On Fort Johnson, on James Island in Charleston harbour, he raised what is said to have been the first American battle-flag - blue, with a white crescent in the dexter corner, inscribed with the word "Liberty"; the flag was devised by him in September 1775.

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  • The city is served by the Alabama Great Southern (Queen and Crescent), the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific (partly controlled by the Southern), the Nashville, Chattanooga & St Louis (controlled by the Louisville & Nashville), and its leased line, the Western & Atlantic (connecting with Atlanta, Ga.), the Central of Georgia, and the Chattanooga Southern railways, and by freight and passenger steamboat lines on the Tennessee river, which is navigable to and beyond this point during eight months of the year.

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  • That system involved not merely the movements of the moon, sun and planets, but the observation of their relative position to one another and to all kinds of peculiarities noted at any point in the course of their movements: in the case of the moon, for instance, the exact appearance of the new crescent, its position in the heavens, the conditions at conjunction and opposition, the appearance of the horns, the halo frequently seen with the new moon, which was compared to a "cap," the ring round the full moon, which was called a "stall" (i.e.

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  • At its greatest elevation it is comparatively level, and contains many extensive freshwater basins, such as Lake Augusta, Lake St Clair, Lake Sorell, Lake Echo, Lake Crescent, Arthur's Lake and the Great Lake.

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  • 2) is isolated in place of being attached by a narrow neck to the adjacent crescent.

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  • They made camp at the bottom of a crescent shaped dune.

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  • That and the crampons are the key tools The sinister instrument was serrated on one end of its curved claw, with an adze blade on the other side of the crescent.

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  • Below the falls, a crescent rainbow gave color to the rising mist while sparkles of ice formed from the spray.

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  • In the dim light of his bedroom, she was able to make out a small symbol on the metal: a moon in two separate phases, full and crescent.

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  • Their last known address (in 1928) was 18 St Andrews Crescent Harrogate Yorkshire.

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  • Our playing field was across Court Street, where the houses of Coronation Crescent now adjoin Madeley by-pass.

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  • First dive was going to be in that sheltered bay on Crescent Island.

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  • bottlenose whales have a definite band of paler skin in a crescent around their neck.

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  • Beneath is Dragon Hill, a natural flat-topped mound with a crescent of bare chalk showing through.

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  • crescent shaped contemporary development of split level terraced homes.

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  • This shield also bears a crescent in middle chief.

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  • We'd had our see the crescent the mediterranean or will be transferred.

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  • Barley breeding: believing in what is best Over 10,000 years ago, barley was domesticated in the fertile crescent of the Near East.

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  • In the late 19th century, the Ottoman Empire began using the red crescent to protect its medical staff during war.

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  • Channings, Edinburgh Part of the beauty of the 4 star Channings Classic is that it is hidden along a tree-lined crescent.

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  • The Royal crescent, designed by John Wood the Younger, is the largest regency Crescent in England.

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  • The Avalon Hotel is situated in a quiet, elegant Georgian crescent in Bloomsbury.

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  • She often wears the lunar crescent on her brow.

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  • crescent moon hung in the dark sky above the gray expanse of the runway.

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  • crescent, contemporary, nosegay, hand tied bouquet and arm or presentation style.

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  • crescent emblems to request donations for disaster relief.

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  • crescent shaped bay with direct access to a long stretch of beach.

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  • crescent kick to deflect it.

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  • All Shepherd, King, and Ass related connections count double. blind mornington crescent An ancient variation requiring immense skill.

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  • crescent Of a new moon.

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  • crescent of fine sand with tiny beach bars shaded by coconut trees.

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  • crescent for cadency.

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  • crescent for difference.

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  • Gardner's Crescent - Morrison Street corner 700 x 1024 182K too curvaceous too be a corner.

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  • dexter chief a crescent gules.

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  • einkorn wheat was harvested in the Fertile Crescent.

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  • Bateman's arms are blazoned: Sable a crescent Ermine within a bordure engrailed Argent.

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  • fertile crescent.

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  • SUPPORTERS: On either side a Lion Or gorged with a collar wavy Azure and holding aloft in the interior forepaw a Crescent Sable.

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  • halve a large onion, and then slice into very thin, crescent moon shapes.

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  • They gave the impression of about 30 luminous beads, arranged in a crescent shape.

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  • Lovely little kitty - jet black, with a funny little crescent shaped mark on its head.

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  • The white crescent at the proximal end is called the lunula.

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  • Important new finds from the site include an interesting assortment of lithics including small crescent shaped microliths.

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  • The only markings were the symbol in silver of Pluto which was cradled in a golden crescent moon over the left breast.

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  • And poised on its top most bough, a crystal crescent moon glistened like spun glass.

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  • These are cascade, crescent, contemporary, nosegay, hand tied bouquet and arm or presentation style.

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  • The first republican parade was stopped in the Ferguson Crescent area, the second one was permitted to enter the Diamond for a rally.

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  • Do not make the pinhole wide or you will only have a shaft of sunlight rather than an image of the crescent sun.

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  • republican parade was stopped in the Ferguson Crescent area, the second one was permitted to enter the Diamond for a rally.

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  • By this date the crescent Moon will have joined the retinue of planets - see Dia.

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  • Standing in Vernon Crescent, he is in a deep reverie but is suddenly snapped out of it by a cry of " Murder!

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  • The Doxey Institute in the The Crescent was established as a reading room and to generally promote self-improvement.

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  • These were laid out to create shapes such as a hissing snake, mosques, stars and crescent moons.

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  • sprightly pensioner who lives at Ardenslate Crescent, Dunoon, celebrated her birthday on Wednesday.

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  • Neil Sharp, his deputy in midweek, picked up a calf strain at Bootham Crescent and faces a late fitness test.

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  • strangled with telephone cord, an identical crescent moon pendant left in her hand.

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  • unfreezeeft along ledges of unfrozen turf to a belay on Crescent Slabs (possible crux ).

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  • Berwick Crescent - 3 The bankside vegetation in this area includes hawthorn, willow and alder.

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  • sky watchers also saw a ghostly glow across the crescent Moon's dark terrain.

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  • at its upper end, where it takes the shape of a crescent, one arm of which runs towards Glen Orchy, the other to the point where the river Awe leaves the lake.

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  • It is served by the Southern, the Louisville & Nashville, the Seaboard Air Line, the Central of Georgia, the Alabama Great Southern (of the Queen & Crescent Route), the Illinois Central, the Atlanta, Birmingham & Atlantic, the Birmingham Southern (for freight only), and the Kansas City, Memphis & Birmingham (Frisco system) railways.

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  • On seal-cylinders he is represented as an old man with flowing beard, with the crescent as his symbol.

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  • The medieval Jews on the whole lived, under the crescent, a fuller and freer life than was possible to them under the cross.

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  • Sometimes associated with the Sun-god was `Agli-bol the Moon-god who is represented as a young Roman warrior with a large crescent attached to his shoulders (Rom.

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  • But there were dissensions within, both between Baldwin and his mother, Melisinda, who sought to protract her regency unduly, and between contending parties in Antioch, where the hand of Constance, Raymund's widow, was a desirable prize 4; while from without the horns of the crescent were slowly closing in on the kingdom.

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  • In' 154 fell Damascus, and the crescent closed perceptibly in the north: the most valuable ally of the kingdom was lost, and the way seemed clear from Aleppo (the peculiar seat of Nureddin's power) into Egypt.

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  • Everywhere in the r5th century, in Europe and in Asia, the crescent was victorious over the cross; and Crusade and mission, whether one regards them as complementary or inimical, perished together.'

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  • Among the other lakes are Orange, Crescent, George, Weir, Harris, Eustis, Apopka, Tohopekaliga, Kissimmee and Istokpoga.

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  • It is served by the Arkansas, Louisiana & Gulf, the Little Rock & Monroe, the% Vicksburg, Shreveport & Pacific (Queen & Crescent), and the St Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern railways, and by river steamers plying between New Orleans and Camden, Arkansas.

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  • The island is long and narrow, somewhat in the form of an irregular crescent, convex toward the N.

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  • These are, as a rule, quite unadorned, a few only being decorated with rude bas-reliefs of animals, plants, weapons, the crescent and star, or, very rarely, the cross.

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  • At the same period a great work was undertaken to meet the want of a proper central communication between north and south, namely, the construction of a broad thoroughfare, called Kingsway in honour of King Edward VII., from High Holborn opposite Southampton Row southward to the Strand, connexion with which is established at two points through a crescent named Aldwych.

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  • For many centuries this district between London and Westminster was a kind of " no man's land " having certain archaic customs. Gomme in his Governance of London (1907) gives an account of the connexion of this with the old village of Aldwich, a name that survived in Wych Street, and has been revived by the London County Council in Aldwych, the crescent which leads to Kingsway.

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  • A new order of battle was adopted - the troops being massed in crescent formation, with a reserve in the shape of a parallelogram ready to strengthen the weakest point.

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  • McCall Theal states that the ancestors of the tribes living in what is now Natal and Zululand were acquainted with the regimental system and the method of attack in crescent shape formation in the 17th century.

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  • The brothers took rooms at 12 Rose Crescent, and afterwards moved into Trumpington Street (now 157 Corpus Buildings).

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  • The other heraldic signs, the crescent and the star, have evidently been added on the same supposition of an oriental origin of the family.

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  • Odontoid process of second vertebra in the form of a crescent, hollow above.

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  • The corporation owns the Stray, and also the Spa concert rooms and grounds, Harlow Moor, Crescent Gardens, Royal Bath gardens and other large open spaces, as well as Royal Baths, Victoria Baths and Starbeck Baths.

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  • The work was carried on under the direction of a board of five trustees appointed by the superior court of Cincinnati in accordance with the so-called Ferguson Act passed by the Ohio legislature in 1869, and the railway was completed to Chattanooga in February 1880 forming part of the so-called Queen & Crescent Route to New Orleans).

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  • The principal lines are the Louisville & Nashville, the Chesapeake & Ohio, the Illinois Central, and the Cincinnati Southern (Queen & Crescent route).

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  • There are extant similar orations by Ausonius, six or seven strings, one played by a Moor; both have the tailpiece in the form of a crescent.

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  • 2 Here all the large systems of the southern states find an entrance, the Mobile & Ohio, the Southern (Queen & Crescent Route), the Louisville & Nashville, and the 'Frisco system affording communication with the Mississippi and the west, and the Southern, Seaboard Air Line, Atlantic Coast Line, and the Central of Georgia forming connexions with northern and Atlantic states.

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  • The high carved prow and stern give the craft almost a crescent shape.

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  • The lens may then be also dispensed with, and the whole collimator becomes unnecessary if the luminous source is narrow and at a great distance, as for instance in the case of the crescent of the sun near the second and third contact of a total solar eclipse.

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  • His attempt to reunite Bohemia with the Church was destined to failure; but the one great aim of the pope during his whole reign was the organization of a gigantic crusade - a project which showed a correct appreciation of the danger with which the Church and the West in general were menaced by the Crescent.

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  • There are five classes; the badge is a silver sun of seven clustered rays, with crescent and star between each cluster; on a gold centre is the sultan's name in black Turkish lettering, surrounded by a red fillet inscribed with the words Zeal, Devotion, Loyalty; it is suspended from a red crescent and star; the ribbon is red with green borders.

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  • The badge is a gold sun with seven gold-bordered green rays; the red centre bears the crescent, and it is also suspended from a gold crescent and star; the ribbon is green bordered with red.

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  • On the landward side, Braila has the shape of a crescent, the curve of its outer streets following the line of the old fortifications, dismantled in 1829.

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  • Here the sexes also differ in coloration, the males having the head and breast black, and the females the same parts chestnut; but all have a yellow nuchal crescent (whence the name of the group).

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  • In 1863 he removed with a portion of his congregation to a new church at Lansdowne Crescent.

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  • The minaret is faced with tiles and is surmounted by a gilded crescent.

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  • His consort was sometimes called Amaune (feminine of Amun), but more usually mother ": she was human-headed, wearing the double crown of Upper and Lower Egypt, and their son was Khons (Chon or Chons), a lunar god, represented as a youth wearing the crescent and disk of the moon.

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  • The cutters were sometimes flints of a crescent shape (P. Ab.

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  • Their highest summit north of the Usk, on the eastern side, where they are known as the Black Mountains, or sometimes the Black Forest Mountains, is Pen y Gader (2624 ft.) between Talgarth and Llanthony, and on the south-west the twin peaks of the Mynydd Du ("Black Mountain") or the so-called Carmarthenshire Vans or Beacons, only the higher of which, Fan Brycheiniog (2632 ft.), is, however, in Breconshire; while the centre of the crescent is occupied by the masses of the Brecknockshire Beacons or Vans (often called the Beacons simply), the highest point of which, Pen y Fan, formerly also known as Cadair Arthur, or Arthur's Chair, attains an altitude of 2910 ft.

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  • Between the parishes of Collessie and Monimail the boundary line takes the form of a crescent known as the Bow of Fife.

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  • Usually the upper part of a corrie is formed by a crescent of naked rock, from which long trails of debris descend to the bottom of the hollow.

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  • It consists of the islands of Canna, Sanday, Rum, Eigg and Muck, lying, in the order named, like a crescent with a trend from N.W.

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  • It has the shape of a broad crescent, about 430 m.

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  • The swords are leaf-shaped, with blunt points intended for cutting, not for thrusting; the hilts differ essentially from those of the Bronze Age, being shaped like a crescent to grasp the blade, with large pommels, or sometimes with antennae (the latter found also in Bavaria, Wurttemberg, Baden, Switzerland, the Pyrenees, Spain, north Italy): only six arrowheads (bronze) were found.

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  • Here are hotels, large apartment-houses, many private residences and a number of clubs, including the Brooklyn, the Crescent, the Hamilton, the Jefferson and the Germania.

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  • Crescent (1848-1849); afterwards he passed his time carpentering, building and selling small houses in Brooklyn (1851-1854) in the meanwhile writing for the magazines and reviews and turning out several novels, and finally revolving in his mind the scheme of his Leaves of Grass.

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  • BONGO (Boocercus eurycerus), a West African bushbuck, the largest of the group. The male is deep chestnut, marked on the body with narrow white stripes, on the chest with a white crescent, and on the face by two white spots below the eye.

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  • It is served by the Southern, the Alabama Great Southern, the Mobile & Ohio, and the New Orleans & North Eastern and the Alabama & Vicksburg (Queen & Crescent Route) railways.

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  • Among the most remarkable of its separate summits, which rise superbly in a crescent about Aspen, are North Italian Peak (13,225), displaying the red, white and green of Italy's national colours, White Rock Mountain (13,532), Mt.

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  • DIANA MONKEY, a West African representative of the guenon monkeys taking its name, Cercopithecus diana, from the presence of a white crescent on the forehead; another characteristic feature being the pointed white beard.

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  • The Crescent is a fine range of buildings in the Doric style, erected by the duke of Devonshire in 1779-1788.

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  • The Old Hall hotel at the west end of the Crescent stands on the site of the mansion built in 1572 by the earl of Shrewsbury in the reign of Queen Elizabeth, which was the residence of Mary queen of Scots when she visited the town.

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  • There are numerous public and private baths, the most important of which are those in the establishment at the eastern end of the Crescent.

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  • corner of the Crescent, the water of which when mixed with that of the other springs proves purgative.

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  • In 1781 he began to build the famous Crescent, and since that time Buxton has steadily increased in favour as an inland watering-place.

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  • It forms an elongated crescent, being nearly 600 m.

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  • The alchemists named it Luna or Diana, and denoted it by the crescent moon; the first name has survived in lunar caustic, silver nitrate.

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  • Its general form is that of a wide crescent convex towards the north, but its shores are more irregular in outline than those of the other lakes.

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  • This view, however, has not met with general acceptance, on the ground that, in Semitic mythology, the moon is always a male divinity; and that the full moon and crescent, found as attributes of Astarte, are due to a misinterpretation of the sun's disk and cow's horns of Isis, the result of the dependence of Syrian religious art upon Egypt.

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  • The nucleus of the town lies within the innermost crescent canal, and, with the large square, the Dam, in the centre, represents the area of Amsterdam about the middle of the 14th century.

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  • Between this and the next crescent of the Heeren Gracht sprang up, on the east, the labyrinthine quarter where for more than three centuries the large Jewish population has been located, and in the middle of which the painter Rembrandt lived (1640-1656) and the philosopher Spinoza was born (1632).

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  • The outermost crescent canal is called the Singel Gracht (girdle canal), and marks the boundary of the city at the end of the 17th century.

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  • Opening out of one of the crescent canals which penetrate the city from the Y is the State Entrepot dock (1900), the free harbour of Amsterdam, where the produce from the Dutch East Indies is stored.

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  • The western crescent, known as the Chiaja ward, though merely a long narrow strip between the sea and Vomero hill, is the fashionable quarter most frequented by foreign residents and visitors.

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  • The eastern crescent includes by far the largest as well as the oldest portion of Naples - the ports, the arsenal, the principal churches, &c. The best-known thoroughfare is the historic Toledo (as it is still popularly called, though the official name is Via Roma) which runs almost due north from the Piazza (Largo) del Plebiscito in front of the Palazzo Reale, till, as Strada Nuova Di Capodimonte, crossing the Ponte della Sanita (constructed by Murat across the valley between Santa Teresa and Capodimonte), it reaches the gates of the Capodimonte palace.

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  • The character of the shore of the eastern crescent has been much altered by the new harbour works, which with the wharves and warehouses have absorbed the Villa del Popolo, or People's Park, originally constructed on land reclaimed from the bay.

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  • of Madagascar is the Providence group (3) formed by the piling up of sand on a surface reef of crescent shape.

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  • Rumania begins on the seaward side with a band of territory called the Dobrudja; and broadens westward into the form of a blunted crescent, its northern horn being called Moldavia, its southern Walachia.

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  • Along the inner edge of this crescent run the Carpathian Mountains, also called, towards their western extremity, the Transylvanian Mountains or Transylvanian Alps; and the frontier which marks off Rumania from Hungary is drawn along their crests.

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  • The crescent is employed as a charge in heraldry, with its horns vertical; when they are turned to the dexter side of the shield, it is called increscent, when to the sinister, decrescent.

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  • A crescent is used as a difference to denote the second son of a house; thus the earls of Harrington place a crescent upon a crescent, as descending from the second son of a second son.

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  • An order of the crescent was instituted by Charles I.

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  • A Turkish order or decoration of the crescent was instituted by Sultan Selim III.

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  • in 1799, in memory of the diamond crescent which he had presented to Nelson after the battle of the Nile, and which Nelson wore on his coat as if it were an order.

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  • The crescent is the military and religious symbol of the Ottoman Turks.

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  • The grateful Byzantines erected a statue to "torch-bearing" Hecate, and adopted the lunar crescent as the badge of the city.

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  • According to Professor Ridgeway, however, the Turkish crescent, like that seen on modern horse-trappings, has nothing to do with the new moon, but is the result of the baseto-base conjunction of two claw or tusk amulets, an example of which has been brought to light during the excavations of the site of the temple of Artemis Orthia at Sparta (see Athenaeum, March 21, 1908).

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  • There is nothing distinctively Turkish in the combination of crescent and star which appears on the Turkish national standard; the latter is shown by coins and inscriptions to have been an ancient Illyrian symbol, and is of course common in knightly and decorative orders.

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  • It is doubtful whether any opposition between crescent and cross, as symbols of Islam and Christianity, was ever intended by the Turks; and it is an historical error to attribute the crescent -to the Saracens of crusading times or the Moors in Spain.

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  • Crescent is also the name of a Turkish musical instrument.

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  • In architecture, a crescent is a street following the arc of a circle; the name in this sense was first used in the Royal Crescent at Bath.

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  • Along the shore extends the Paseo de los Martires, a double avenue of palms; behind this, the white flat-roofed houses rise in the form of a crescent towards the low hills which surround the city, and terminate, on the right, in a bare rock, 400 ft.

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  • (For Britomartis see separate article.) Among the chief attributes of Artemis are: the hind, specially regarded as her sacred animal; the bear, the boar and the goat; the zebu (, Artemis Leucophrys); the lion, one of her oldest animal symbols; bow and arrows, as goddess of the chase and death; a mural crown, as the protectress of cities; the torch, originally an attribute of the goddess of the chase or marriage, but, like the crescent (originally an attribute of the Asiatic nature goddesses), transferred to Artemis, when she came to be regarded as a moon-goddess.

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  • As a goddess of the moon she wears a long robe, carries a torch, and her head is surmounted by a crescent.

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  • A general nerve-plexus probably exists over considerable parts of the skin, and there are special nervous concentrations in the region of the epistome and along a double crescent (N) which follows the parietal attachment of the coelomic septum.

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  • Their occupation was hunting and war; their arms the bow, spear, axe, a half shield, nearly in the shape of a crescent, called pelta, and in early art a helmet, the model before the Greek mind having apparently been the goddess Athena.

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  • In the Ephemerides published year by year, the times of new moon were given, together with the calculated intervals to the first visibility of the crescent, from which the beginning of each month was reckoned; the dates and circumstances of solar and lunar eclipses were predicted; and due information was supplied as to the forthcoming heliacal risings and settings, conjunctions and oppositions of the planets.

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  • We shall merely note some points which are frequently overlooked: (i) the crescent phase of the moon is shown only when the moon is less than 90° from the sun; (2) the bright convex outline of the crescent is then on the side toward the sun, and that the moon is seen full only when in opposition to the sun, and therefore rising about the time of sunset.

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  • One is the existence of dark and bright regions, irregular in form, on its surface; the other is the complete illumination of the lunar disk when seen as a crescent, a faint light revealing the dark hemisphere.

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  • Some bright spots are visible by the earth-light when the moon is a thin crescent, which were supposed by Herschel to be volcanoes in eruption.

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  • In size and plumage the two sexes offer a striking contrast, the male weighing about 4 lb, its plumage for the most part of a rich glossy black shot with blue and purple, the lateral tail feathers curved outwards so as to form, when raised, a fan-like crescent, and the eyebrows destitute of feathers and of a bright vermilion red.

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  • For the sake of a morsel of Italian territory every one forgot the permanent necessity of opposing the advance of the Turkish crescent, the t~vo horns of which were impinging upon Europe on the Danube and on the Mediterranean.

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  • On Fort Johnson, on James Island in Charleston harbour, he raised what is said to have been the first American battle-flag - blue, with a white crescent in the dexter corner, inscribed with the word "Liberty"; the flag was devised by him in September 1775.

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  • The city is served by the Alabama Great Southern (Queen and Crescent), the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific (partly controlled by the Southern), the Nashville, Chattanooga & St Louis (controlled by the Louisville & Nashville), and its leased line, the Western & Atlantic (connecting with Atlanta, Ga.), the Central of Georgia, and the Chattanooga Southern railways, and by freight and passenger steamboat lines on the Tennessee river, which is navigable to and beyond this point during eight months of the year.

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  • That system involved not merely the movements of the moon, sun and planets, but the observation of their relative position to one another and to all kinds of peculiarities noted at any point in the course of their movements: in the case of the moon, for instance, the exact appearance of the new crescent, its position in the heavens, the conditions at conjunction and opposition, the appearance of the horns, the halo frequently seen with the new moon, which was compared to a "cap," the ring round the full moon, which was called a "stall" (i.e.

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  • At its greatest elevation it is comparatively level, and contains many extensive freshwater basins, such as Lake Augusta, Lake St Clair, Lake Sorell, Lake Echo, Lake Crescent, Arthur's Lake and the Great Lake.

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  • 2) is isolated in place of being attached by a narrow neck to the adjacent crescent.

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  • A crescent shaped iron leather- working knife has been found alongside pumice rubbers.

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  • By this date the crescent Moon will have joined the retinue of planets - see Dia.

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  • Standing in Vernon Crescent, he is in a deep reverie but is suddenly snapped out of it by a cry of Murder !

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  • Halfmoon an outwork, crescent shaped or with two faces forming a salient angle.

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  • The Doxey Institute in the The Crescent was established as a reading room and to generally promote self-improvement.

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  • These were laid out to create shapes such as a hissing snake, mosques, stars and crescent moons.

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  • The sprightly pensioner who lives at Ardenslate Crescent, Dunoon, celebrated her birthday on Wednesday.

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  • Neil Sharp, his deputy in midweek, picked up a calf strain at Bootham Crescent and faces a late fitness test.

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  • Before she has a chance to escape she is strangled with telephone cord, an identical crescent moon pendant left in her hand.

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  • One look at Filey 's Crescent and you will feel uplifted, especially on a sunlit morning with the ornamental gardens in the foreground.

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  • Head left along ledges of unfrozen turf to a belay on Crescent Slabs (possible crux).

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  • Berwick Crescent - 3 The bankside vegetation in this area includes hawthorn, willow and alder.

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  • Sky watchers also saw a ghostly glow across the crescent Moon 's dark terrain.

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  • He was able to charge more than $26,000 at stores like Circuit City, Best Buy and Crescent Jewelers using store issued credit cards.

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  • Shower curtain rods that are curved are also called crescent shower curtain rods.

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  • However, crescent shower curtain rods are much more than just practical because they add a unique, luxurious look to the bathroom.

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  • Consult a calendar or online resource such as Stardate.org to find out when the moon will be full, a crescent or eclipsed.

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  • These crescent shaped cushions are kKapok filled and covered with a soft, pliable cotton fabric.

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  • A Mexican wedding cake is sometimes referred to as Russian tea cake, Russian wedding cake, or a crescent cookie.

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  • Consequently, it's no surprise cruisers love departing from the Crescent City.

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  • Once cruisers have gotten a taste of the Crescent City, they set sail on Carnival's "fun ships" to tropical destinations in the Caribbean and Mexico.

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  • New Orleans: Tour the "Crescent City" at the end of your trip.

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  • The triple moon goddess symbol is comprised of two crescent moons and a full moon to represent the three aspects of the goddess through the waxing and waning of the moon.

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  • Maiden: The waxing crescent moon represents birth, youth, innocence and virginity.

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  • Separate, this part of the moon is a crescent shape encrusted with round clear crystals.

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  • The standard blade is two crescent shaped metal blades attached to a white rubber stopper.

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  • Saying that you live in the Old Louisville area or Crescent Hill is close enough.

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  • It gets the name moonstone because it looks like there is a crescent of the moon in it when it has the light reflecting on it in a certain way.

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  • The crescent style shape of hobo handbags make them a perfect fit for many types of materials.

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  • The slight crescent shape of the bag is vaguely reminiscent of a hobo, yet is less dramatically arched.

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  • The Half Moon Spread: This is a five card layout arranged in the shape of a crescent moon.

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  • Glyph: The symbol of Mercury is a circle of spirit and the crescent of the soul.

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  • Looking closely at the symbol, it actually appears to be two full moons attached to a crescent moon.

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  • Glyph: The glyph of Scorpio is a cross with an upturned crescent above and a circle floating in the "cup" of the crescent.

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  • The half-circle (the crescent) rises above the cross.

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  • Glyph: For Saturn (Capricorn's ruler), the glyph is a cross over a crescent, and for Capricorn this means that matter and reality dominate over spirit.

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  • He's constantly yawning, and his stomach features a sleeping crescent moon.

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  • Perhaps the best image ever captured on video is that of the mason or soldier filmed in the Crescent Hotel in Arkansas.

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  • The Battery Point Lighthouse sits on the northern tip of California in Crescent City.

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  • The Mendocino hotel is a beautifully restored hotel in the heart of Mendocino, a historic lumber port along the same shipping route as Crescent City.

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  • Crescent Hotel Ghost Tours is a privately-owned company, and partners with The Crescent Hotel & Spa.

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  • Two of the Crescent Hotel Ghost Tours owners, Carroll Heath and Ken Fugate, are mediums.

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  • Full moons and crescent moons mixed with fairies work the best with celestial design ideas.

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  • Place a fairy atop a crescent moon as though it were her personal swing.

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  • Picture a pixie swinging on a crescent moon against a starry background.

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  • A pixie child napping in a crescent moon with a star mobile hanging overhead would make a cute design.

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  • Full moons and crescent moons work the best with this design idea.

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  • You can set a small fairy figure against a full harvest moon, or place her atop a crescent moon as though it were her personal swing.

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  • One of the most popular designs for mixing star and moon designs is to get a crescent moon with a star on the inside of the hollow side.

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  • When paired with twinkling stars and a crescent shaped moon, teddy takes on a blissful state.

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